• Essays on electricity price modelling 

      Hagfors, Lars Ivar (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:302, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      This doctoral thesis consists of 6 separate research essays. The essays all use various econometric modelling techniques to examine different aspects of the move towards cleaner energy in Europe, from an economic point of ...
    • Green electricity investment timing in practice: Real options or net present value? 

      Fleten, Stein-Erik; Linnerud, Kristin; Molnar, Peter; Nygård, Maria Tandberg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Using data from 214 hydropower projects in Norway we study whether investors in renewable energy projects exert discretion about the timing of investment decisions. We know from interviews with these investors that they ...
    • Investment Timing under Uncertain Renewable Energy Policy: An Empirical Study of Small Hydropower Projects 

      Linnerud, Kristin; Andersson, Ane Marte; Fleten, Stein-Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-12-15)
      Policy uncertainty can be a powerful deterrent to immediate investments.} Based on panel data of 214 licenses to construct small run-of-the-river hydropower plants, we examine whether the prospect of a common Swedish-Norwegian ...
    • Sustainable development: Our Common Future revisited 

      Holden, Erling; Linnerud, Kristin; Banister, David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      No clear definition of sustainable development exists to guide politicians in solving challenges at the global or regional levels. Rather, the concept's use has increasingly reflected socially desirable attributes of ...
    • Sustainable Passenger Transport: Back to Brundtland 

      Holden, Erling; Linnerud, Kristin; Banister, David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      We argue that there is no clear definition of the concept sustainable passenger transport to help guide politicians in solving challenges at the global or regional level. Rather, the use of the concept has to an increasing ...
    • Uncertain Climate Policy Decisions and Investment Timing: Evidence from Small Hydropower Plants 

      Heggedal, Ane Marte; Linnerud, Kristin; Fleten, Stein-Erik Fleten UV (Journal article, 2011)
      Based on panel data of 214 licenses to construct small hydropower plants, we examine whether uncertainty with respect to the introduction of a market for renewable energy certificates affected the timing of investments in ...