Energy governance in the United States

Sovacool, Benjamin K and Sidortsov, Roman (2013) Energy governance in the United States. In: The Handbook of Global Energy Policy. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Bognor Regis, UK, pp. 435-456. ISBN 9780470672648

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Abstract

This chapter explores underlying principles in place that govern energy in the US. It examines seven historic guiding principles connected with national energy production and use, and identifies how each of these conditions is eroding. The following sections highlight the general implications of this shift for energy governance, namely that energy decision-making is now complex, inconsistent, vertically and horizontally fragmented, and politicized, and analyze the interconnections between global energy governance and US energy governance.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Benjamin Sovacool
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 08:43
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 14:08
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/58333
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