The Governance Of Energy Megaprojects
Politics, Hubris and Energy Security
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Associate Professor and Christopher J. Cooper, Senior Fellow, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School, US
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Based on extensive original research, this book explores the technical, social, political, and economic dimensions of four Asian energy megaprojects: a regional natural gas pipeline network in Southeast Asia, a series of hydroelectric dams on the island of Borneo, an oil pipeline linking Europe with the Caspian Sea, and a very large solar energy array in the Gobi desert.
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Understanding Why Energy Megaprojects Fail 3. The Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline Network (TAGP) 4. The Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan (BTC) Oil Pipeline 5. The Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) 6. The Gobitec Solar Array 7. Conclusions – Bigger is Blunder Index