Alternative Energy/Bibliography by Research Question

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Bibliographic entries used in each research question (1-12; defined by the Field Research Methodology).

Overview of Economics of Intellectual Property in AE

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  • Bohme, D. & Durrschmidt, W., 2008. Renewable Energy Sources in Figures: National and International Development, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).
  • Hohler, A., 2008. Q-Cells: PV at the sharp end. Renewable Energy Focus, 9(3), 56, 58, 60.
  • Martinot, E., 2009. Renewable Energy in China. Renewable Energy Information on Markets, Policy, Investment, and Future Pathways. Available at: [Accessed June 15, 2009].
  • NREL, 2004. Renewable Energy In China: Renewable Energy Business Partnerships in China. National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Renewable Energy in China. Available at: [Accessed June 15, 2009].
  • Soderholm, P. & Klaassen, G., 2007. Wind Power in Europe: A Simultaneous Innovation-Diffusion Model. Environmental and Resource Economics, 36(2), 163-190.
  • Van Rest, A., Lew, D. & Baoshan, L., 2001. Fueling China's Development Through Renewable Energy: U.S./China Protocol for Cooperation in the Fields of energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Colorado: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Available at: [Accessed June 15, 2009].


  • Walsh, B., 2008. How Denmark Sees the World in 2012. Time. Available at: [1] [Accessed May 1, 2009].
  • 2006. Renewable Energy: Recharging the American dream, available at: [2]
  • 2009. Danish Wind Energy Association. available at: [3]
  • Hudson, G., 2009. ‘Obama, Please Beat Us!’ on Renewable Energy, says Denmark," Posted in About Energy, In Europe and available at: [4]
  • 1991. Energy policy, available at: [5]
  • Douthwaite, M.B., 2002. Enabling innovation, available at: [6]
  • Gipe, P., 1995. Wind energy comes of age, available at: [7]
  • Smith, Z.A. & Taylor, K.D., 2008. Renewable and Alternative Energy Resources, available at: [8]
  • Stone, A. et al., 2008. Denmark, available at: [9]
  • Douthwaite, M.B., 2002. Enabling innovation,available at: [10]
  • Bolinger, M., 2001. Community wind power ownership schemes in Europe and their relevance to the United States, Available at: [11] [Accessed May 1, 2009].
  • Marier, D., 1988. Denmark's evolving wind strategy,

Innovations in Wind, Solar and Tidal


  • Ackermann, T. & InterScience, W., 2005. Wind power in power systems, John Wiley Chichester, West Sussex, England.
  • Lewis, J. & Wiser, R., 2005. Fostering a Renewable Energy Technology Industry: An InternationalComparison of Wind Industry Policy Support Mechanisms. Journal Name: Energy Policy; Journal Volume: 35; Journal Issue: 3; Related Information: Journal Publication Date: 2006, Medium: ED.


  • Anadon, L.D. et al., 2009. Tackling U.S. energy challenges and opportunities: preliminary policy recommendations for enhancing energy innovation in the United States, Available at: [Accessed March 23, 2009].
  • Archer, M.D., 2001. Clean electricity from photovoltaics, Imperial College Press.
  • Barth, K., 2008. High Throughput, Continuous, Mass Production of Photovoltaic Modules, Available at: /servlets/purl/927426-96JVGH/ [Accessed March 23, 2009].
  • Zweibel, K. & Singh, P., 1993. Harnessing solar power: the photovoltaics challenge. American Journal of Physics, 61, 286.


  • Baber, A.W., 1981. Utilization of the free and at present dissipated gravitational force inherent in tidal motion by conversion to electrical energy, using compressed air as the active intermediary,
  • Fay, J.A., 1983. Harnessing the tides,
  • Giguere, A., 1981. Apparatus for utilizing tidal variation to generate electricity. , Medium: X; Size: Pages: v.
  • Gorlov, A.M., 1981. Some new conceptions in the approach to harnessing tidal energy,
  • Hammons, T.J.U., 1993. Tidal power,
  • Mashhoon, B. & Theiss, D.S., 1982. Relativistic tidal forces and the possibility of measuring them,

Legal tools available for and in use by the actors of AE field: IP in AE

Competitive advantages in AE

  • Clean Energy Patent Growth Index 4th Quarter 2008. Available at: [Accessed June 12, 2009]
  • The International Energy Agency. Available at: [Accessed June 12, 2009]
  • Nunez, K., 2007. Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law. Gridlock on the Road to Renewable Energy Development: A Discussion about the Opportunities and Risks presented by Moderniztion Requirements of the Electricity Transmission Network.
  • Offshore Renewable Energy Law Blog. Available at: [Accessed June 12, 2009]
  • Sovacool, B., 2008. Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology. Placing a Glove on the Invisible Hand: How Intellectual Property Rights May Impede Innovation in Energy Research and Development.
  • Wind Power Law Blog. Available at: [Accessed June 12, 2009]

IP Profile of Biggest for-profit companies in AE

Bibliography for Item 7 in AE

  • Bosik, D., 2009. Wind Power Market: Turbine Components & Subcomponents and Demand in the US and the World, SBI. Available at: zotero://report/items/7488/html/report.html [Accessed May 8, 2009].
  • Business and Company Resource Center Profile Information (Vestas Wind Systems A/S" International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 73. St. James Press, 2006. Reproduced in Business and Company Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.:Gale Group. 2009 [12]
  • Capello, D., 2008. The US Solar Energy Market in a World Perspective, SBI. Available at: zotero://attachment/13429/ [Accessed May 8, 2009].
  • Efiong, A. & Crispin, A., 2007. Renewable Energy: Wind Turbine Manufacturers; here comes pricing power. Industry overview, Merrill Lynch. Available at: zotero://attachment/5861/ [Accessed April 4, 2009].
  • Gallagher, K.S., 2009. Acting in Time on Energy Policy, Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press.
  • Perez, C., 2009. Ocean Energy Technologies and Components Worldwide, SBI. Available at: zotero://attachment/5732/ [Accessed May 8, 2009].
  • WWEA, 2009. World Wind Energy Report: 2008, World Wind Energy Association. Available at:

IP Profile of non-profit companies in AE

IP Profile of Universities working in AE

IP Profile of Associations in AE

Commons based cases in AE

  • Acha, V. & Cusmano, L., 2005. Governance and co-ordination of distributed innovation processes: patterns of R&D co-operation in the upstream petroleum industry. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 14(1), 1.
  • Klein, S., 2008. An open source IEC-61850 Toolkit for utility automation and wind power applications. In Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, 2008. T&D. IEEE/PES. pp. 1-4.
  • OSEN, 2009. Alternative Energy Network: Latest from Alternative Energy News . Alternative Energy Network by OSEN. Available at: [Accessed June 15, 2009].
  • PESWiki, 2009. Pure Energy Systems - Affordable DIY Solar and Wind. PESWiki: Pure Energy System Wiki. Available at: [Accessed June 15, 2009].
  • US DoE, 2009. Energy Citations Database (ECD) . Energy Citations Database from the US Department of Energy. Available at: [Accessed June 15, 2009].
  • US DoS, 2009. Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. U.S. Department of State - Diplomacy in Action. Available at: [Accessed June 15, 2009].

Bibliography for Item 11 in AE

  • DLC, 2009. The Digital Library of the Commons. The Digital Library of Commons. Available at: [Accessed May 31, 2009].
  • UPenn, 2009. OPEN LEARNING COMMONS | Global Environmental Sustainability Collaborative. Penn LPS: College of Liberal and Professional Arts. Available at: [Accessed May 22, 2009].

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