Building Political Support for a Clean Energy Transition — How Arguments on Solar Power Affect Public Support in Germany and the US

Published: 19 April 2016

The growing clean energy transition and its emerging decentralized actors threaten the traditional business model of large utilities, contributing to a deadlock around laws, regulations, and political support. Solar advocates in Germany and the US can learn from each other’s successes and setbacks in building public support and help pave the way for a “green dream” to become a nonpartisan reality.