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Opening the Black Box of solar energy Technologies: Exploring tensions between Innovation and Environmental Justice
Science as Culture (2013)
  • Dustin Mulvaney, San Jose State University
Abstract
The past decade has seen a renewed focus on innovations in solar energy research, development, and deployment. Solar Energy offers the promise of transitioning away from carboniferous stocks of energy toward renewable energy resources. Publics aroudn the world are increasingly demanding taht governments - particularly across Europe, North America, and Asia - make substantial investments in solar energy technologies, which broadly signify energy independence, green jobs, and renewable energy economy.
Keywords
  • Climate change. Solar energy,
  • Environmental justice,
  • social construction of technology,
  • innovation
Publication Date
2013
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Citation Information
Dustin Mulvaney. "Opening the Black Box of solar energy Technologies: Exploring tensions between Innovation and Environmental Justice" Science as Culture Vol. 22 Iss. 2 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dustin_mulvaney/12/