Technological innovations are crucial to support the transition towards renewable energy. But while sustainability transition is a global challenge, innovation activities are geographically concentrated whereby there is no guarantee that innovations developed in one country will be adopted elsewhere.
My latest research studies how technological innovations influence renewable energy production in the country of its invention and abroad.
You can find a blog post about this topic on the website of Centre of Exerptivse Vinci.
The full article is published here: Noseleit, Florian (2017): Renewable energy innovations and sustainability transition: How relevant are spatial spillovers? Journal of Regional Science: DOI: 10.1111/jors.12340