Book chapter: Exploring niche development processes among community energy initiatives

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Sabine Hielscher, Gill Seyfang and Adrian Smith from the CISE project have a chapter in a new book on Innovations in Sustainable Consumption.

Hielscher, S., Seyfang, G. and Smith, A. (2013) ‘Grassroots Innovations for Sustainable Energy: Exploring niche development processes among community energy initiatives’ in Cohen, M., Brown, H. and Vergragt, P. (eds)Innovations in Sustainable Consumption: New Economics, Socio-technical Transitions, and Social Practices(Edward Elgar) pp.133-158

The chapter explains how the project studies community initiatives in the UK as providing a ‘niche space’ for innovation in sustainable energy services. The book, edited by Maurie J. Cohen, Halina Szejnwald Brown and Philip J. Vergragt, contains contributions from leading scholars in the fields of sustainability, innovation and consumption.

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