Review barriers to achieving deployment scenarios

From Open Energy Information

Stage 3

3c.2 Review barriers to achieving deployment scenarios

Key Products

  • Identification of barriers

This first step in evaluating and selecting policies should be to assess potential barriers to achieving deployment pathways. This is important so that policy options can be chosen to address these barriers. Click here to download a summary and table of renewable energy policies and barriers.

  • The planner can use the capacity and market assessments from stage 3 to identify barriers including:
  • Economic
  • Regulatory
  • Financing
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical capacity
  • Consumer acceptance
  • Private sector interest
  • Legal
  • Legal treatment of ownership
  • Laws regulating the effects of an energy installation on the local environment
  • Local traditions of contract law