Expanding markets for clean and
efficient technologies will increase energy security and help to
reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But many promising technologies are
still too expensive or face other obstacles to commercial deployment.
Realising the potential for a cleaner and more secure energy system
requires governments to consider deployment policies to create markets
for the new technologies.
explores the design of technology deployment programmes and the
sources of their success. Based on 22 case studies from IEA countries,