Renewable Energy

Goal: To better understand public opinions and responses to renewable energy technologies and proposals, including wave, wind, and microgrid projects.

Collaborators: Shawn Olson Hazboun, Brent Steel

Selected Publications

Wickizer, B., D. Brandt, B. Robertson and H. S. Boudet (2023). Marine Renewable Energy: Policy, People, and Prospects in Ocean and Society: An Introduction to Marine Studies. A. K. Spalding and Suman, D. O. (Editors). Routledge – Environment and Sustainability Division. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S., C. Zanocco, G. Stelmach, M. Muttaqee and J. Flora (2021). Public preferences for five electricity grid decarbonization policies in California. Review of Policy Research, 00, 1-19. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S., D. Brandt, G. Stelmach and S. Hazboun (2020). West Coast Perceptions of Wave Energy. Pacific Marine Energy Center. [PDF]

Hazboun, S. and H. S. Boudet (2020). Public preferences in a shifting energy future: Comparing public views of eight energy sources in North America’s Pacific Northwest. Energies 13(8): 1940. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S. (2019). Public perceptions of and community responses to new energy technologies. Nature Energy 4: 446-455. [Online Article]

Giordono, L. S., H. S. Boudet, A. Karmazina, C. L. Taylor and B. Steel (2018). Opposition “overblown”? Community response to wind energy siting in the Western United States. Energy Research & Social Science 43: 119-131. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S. and J. Grandolfo (2016). Strategic environmental assessment and public participation in infrastructure siting: Klickitat County, Washington’s wind energy overlay zone. The Governance of Infrastructure. Ed. K. Wegrich, G. Kostka and G. Hammerschmid. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. [Online Article]

Wright, R. L. and H. S. Boudet (2013). To act or not to act: Context, capability, and community response to environmental risk. American Journal of Sociology 118(3): 728-77. [Online Article]

McAdam, D. and H. S. Boudet (2012). Putting social movements in their place: Explaining opposition to energy projects in the United States, 2000-2005. Cambridge University Press. [Online Article]

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