Innovation in Concentrating Solar Power Technologies: A Study Drawing on Patent Data

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Frauke G. Braun; Liz Hooper; Robert Wand; Petra Zloczysti;
  • Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
  • Subject: USA | Patent | Deutschland | Japan | O31 | Sonnenenergie | Q55 | Q54 | Solaranlage | Hochtechnologiesektor | climate change | Innovation | EU-Staaten | Innovation, patent data, solar technologies, climate change | Q42 | patent data | Energieforschung | solar technologies | Regionale Konzentration
    • jel: jel:Q55 | jel:Q54 | jel:O31 | jel:Q42
      ddc: ddc:330
    acm: ComputingMilieux_GENERAL

Better understanding the innovative process of renewable energy technologies is important for tackling climate change. Though concentrating solar power is receiving growing interest, innovation studies so far have explored innovative activity in solar technologies in ge... View more
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