Advanced Introduction to Law and Renewable Energy

Elgar Advanced Introductions series

Joel B. Eisen, Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law, Virginia, US

This clear and concise book provides an overview of how laws and policies around the world are designed to support and accelerate the growth of renewable energy. Throughout, Professor Eisen focuses on how national and sub-national governments have responded to the revolutionary transformation of the world’s energy system by developing and implementing support programs for renewable energy.

‘This is an unique and highly impressive overview on contemporary problems of renewable energy. It strikes a very good balance between highlighting general questions and developments
in a clear and systematic manner and giving concrete examples from all over the world.’
– Michael Fehling, Bucerius Law School, Germany

‘Solar, wind, and other renewables are leading the charge toward a cleaner, climate-friendly energy economy. In this excellent book, Professor Eisen shares his considerable expertise across a wide range of renewable energy technologies, jurisdictions, and policies. The result is a treasure trove of practically relevant information for anyone, with and without prior legal training, looking to join the clean tech revolution.’
– Felix Mormann, Texas A&M University School of Law, US

‘As the clean energy transition accelerates, decision makers in government and the private sector alike realize they need to understand – quickly – the complex legal environment for renewable energy. Professor Joel Eisen – internationally known for his insightful and forward-thinking energy law scholarship – provides just the kind of clear, accessible primer that’s needed, without oversimplification. It is an excellent introduction for anyone new to the field of renewable energy.’
– Uma Outka, University of Kansas School of Law, US

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