New Book: Challenging the rise of Corporate Power in Renewable Energy

by Dexter Whitfield, adds new dimensions to the climate crisis.

It is an exposé of corporate domination of the renewable energy sector based on an analysis of the global trade buying and selling onshore/offshore wind farms, solar parks, battery storage and other projects. It includes strategies for a democratic public future for renewable energy, protection of the built environment, nature and biodiversity.

Contents – Crisis and opportunities – Corporate domination – Trading renewable energy assets – Tax havens and market interventions – Public ownership and public values – Wide use of PPPs for renewable energy projects in emerging economies – The commodification and marketisation of nature and biodiversity – Equalities economic, social and environmental justice – Economic and industrial strategies – Strategic opportunities.

The book details strategic opportunities for public ownership and industrial and economic development with the decarbonisation of manufacturing, construction and public transport; retrofitting of housing, public buildings and business premises; adaptation and environmental protection;

Paperback £18.00, ePub £10.00 available from Spokesman Books –

Further information:

Books and articles by Dexter Whitfield

Public Ownership and Provision which includes access to the ESSU Global Renewable Energy Secondary Market Database 2019-2021, 3 additional Tables and a Glossary of Renewable Energy terms.