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Eliciting policymakers’ preferences for technologies to decarbonise transport: A discrete choice experiment

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Socio-technical transitions are often hindered by the resilience of existing infrastructures, as policymakers are reluctant to invest in novel products or services. Using the example of carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) based fuels, we set up a discrete choice experiment to assess whether European policymakers have a tendency to avoid investing in novel, and more disruptive technologies, and rather prefer to invest in technologies that resemble the incumbent. Results indicate that policymakers prefer to allocate funding to dominant technologies. The results also revealed an overall positive perception of CCU technologies among policymakers. As the commercialisation of such products and processes continues, acceptance among this group of stakeholders is key.
Tijdschrift: Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions
ISSN: 2210-4224
Volume: 35
Pagina's: 21 - 34
Jaar van publicatie:2020
Trefwoorden:Discrete choice experiment