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Challenging the rise of Corporate Power in Renewable Energy

Whitfield, Dexter
Format: Paperback
Published: January 15, 2023
ISBN: 9780851249186
204 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom


● Exposes the corporate domination in the development, ownership and operation of renewable energy projects. ● Details the global trade in buying and selling renewable energy projects – 1,622 transactions over 3 years cost US$672bn. ● Reveals how the World Bank avidly promotes Public Private partnerships in emerging economies with financial closure of 2,928 renewable energy projects between 1997-2021. ● Exposes the wide use of tax havens by private equity funds and renewable energy companies. ● Reveals how 20 renewable energy companies paid US$10.7bn dividends to shareholders in 2019-2021. ● Makes the case for public ownership and operation of renewable energy and the creation of integrated renewable energy zones. ● Emphasises how the electrification of public transport, manufacturing industry and retrofitting of homes, public buildings and business premises are essential to achieve decarbonisation.

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