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Advancing grid-connected wind and solar energy adoption in Nigeria: exploring the dynamics of socio-technical transitions. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2024. Advancing grid-connected wind and solar energy adoption in Nigeria: exploring the dynamics of socio-technical transitions. Presented at 2024 The Progress Playbook Policies for the planet conference, 14 March 2024, [virtual event].

The project examines the existing dynamics of the uptake of renewable energy on the national grid in Nigeria by investigating the barriers, drivers, and enablers to transitions. Findings show Inefficiencies in the incumbent regime deterring penetrati... Read More about Advancing grid-connected wind and solar energy adoption in Nigeria: exploring the dynamics of socio-technical transitions..

Advocacy coalitions and paths to policy change for promoting energy efficiency in European industry. (2023)
Journal Article
VON MALMBORG, F. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2023. Advocacy coalitions and paths to policy change for promoting energy efficiency in European industry. Energies [online], 16(9), article 3785. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en16093785

This paper applied the advocacy coalition framework to explore and explain the political processes creating policies to enhance energy efficiency of European Union (EU) industry. The paper used legislation on energy audits and energy management syste... Read More about Advocacy coalitions and paths to policy change for promoting energy efficiency in European industry..

Investigating the strategic planning process and governance to promote grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. (2022)
Journal Article
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2023. Investigating the strategic planning process and governance to promote grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. Science talks [online], 5, article 100116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sctalk.2022.100116

This study investigates the renewable energy planning process and governance for implementing grid-based renewable energy in Nigeria. The presentation assesses the barriers, enablers, and drivers for the energy transition. Despite the creation of pol... Read More about Investigating the strategic planning process and governance to promote grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria..

Energy system transition pathways to meet the global electricity demand for ambitious climate targets and cost competitiveness. (2022)
Journal Article
AGHAHOSSEINI, A., SOLOMON, A.A., BREYER, C., PREGGER, T., SIMON, S., STRACHAN, P. and JÄGER-WALDAU, A. 2023. Energy system transition pathways to meet the global electricity demand for ambitious climate targets and cost competitiveness. Applied energy [online], 331, article ID 120401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2022.120401

This study presents a novel energy system modelling approach for the analysis and comparison of global energy transition pathways for the decarbonisation of the electricity sector. The results of the International Energy Agency (IEA), and the Teske/D... Read More about Energy system transition pathways to meet the global electricity demand for ambitious climate targets and cost competitiveness..

Energy system transition pathways to meet the global electricity demand for ambitious climate targets and cost competitiveness. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
AGHAHOSSEINI, A., SOLOMON, A.A., BREYER, C., PREGGER, T., SIMON, S., STRACHAN, P. and JÄGER-WALDAU, A. 2023. Energy system transition pathways to meet the global electricity demand for ambitious climate targets and cost competitiveness. [Dataset]. Applied energy [online], 331, article ID 120401. Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306261922016580#s0095

This research aims to explore and analyse various energy transition pathways through a uniform modelling environment. This is a research gap that has not yet been investigated, although it significantly enhances comparability and offers new insights... Read More about Energy system transition pathways to meet the global electricity demand for ambitious climate targets and cost competitiveness. [Dataset].

Investigating the social, economic and environmental feasibility of extracting onshore oil and gas in the United Kingdom. (2022)
Thesis
IZE-IYAMU, B.O. 2022. Investigating the social, economic and environmental feasibility of extracting onshore oil and gas in the United Kingdom. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1880257

The United Kingdom Government has moved on from the unconventional oil and gas (UOG) development discourse since the moratorium in 2019. Shale gas was expected to be produced commercially and to act as a bridge fuel with arguable lower carbon emissio... Read More about Investigating the social, economic and environmental feasibility of extracting onshore oil and gas in the United Kingdom..

Assessing governance of strategic planning for sustainable energy transitions: a sociotechnical approach for grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2022. Assessing governance of strategic planning for sustainable energy transitions: a sociotechnical approach for grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. Presented at the 3rd International conference on energy research and social science: energy and climate transformations, 20-23 June 2022, Manchester, UK.

This paper examines the planning process and governance of new renewable energy technology development on the Nigerian grid (solar and wind). Globally, there has been a drive to transition to cleaner and sustainable energy futures. Therefore, Nigeria... Read More about Assessing governance of strategic planning for sustainable energy transitions: a sociotechnical approach for grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria..

Accelerating the transition to a renewable energy powered grid in Nigeria. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2022. Accelerating the transition to a renewable energy powered grid in Nigeria. Presented at the 2022 All-energy exhibition and conference, 11-12 May 2022, Glasgow, UK.

Nigeria is plagued with electricity challenges which have had devastating economic implications with an annual loss of $26.2bn (World Bank 2020b) coupled with climate consequences, thereby stalling sustainable development. Currently, electricity is m... Read More about Accelerating the transition to a renewable energy powered grid in Nigeria..

Navigating pathways for community renewable electricity in rural areas: stakeholders' perspectives on the shape community project, Nigeria. (2022)
Journal Article
BUTU, A.I. and STRACHAN, P. 2022. Navigating pathways for community renewable electricity in rural areas: stakeholders' perspectives on the shape community project, Nigeria. International journal of sustainable energy planning and management [online], 33, pages 19-33. Available from: http://doi.org/10.5278/ijsepm.6813

The transition to community-scale renewables is recommended as a panacea for the energy infrastructure challenges encountered by off-grid rural communities. Government and development agencies are encouraging the acceleration of the transition proces... Read More about Navigating pathways for community renewable electricity in rural areas: stakeholders' perspectives on the shape community project, Nigeria..

Governing the transition of socio-technical grid-based systems: promoting security of supply and accelerating renewable energy innovation in Nigeria. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, A., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2021. Governing the transition of socio-technical grid-based systems: promoting security of supply and accelerating renewable energy innovation in Nigeria. Presented at the 3rd NIBES (Network of International Business and Economics Schools) research session 2021: sustainability research in business and economics, 23 November 2021, [virtual event].

The current global concern on climate change has demonstrated the important role of renewable energy in meeting growing energy demand, access, and security for sustainable and economic development. Nigeria has indicated commitment to international ob... Read More about Governing the transition of socio-technical grid-based systems: promoting security of supply and accelerating renewable energy innovation in Nigeria..

Addressing recent misreporting of findings from 'Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT'. (2021)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2021. Addressing recent misreporting of findings from 'Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT'. Energy policy [online], 153, article 112240. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112240

Recent interest in the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) for offshore wind has led to considerable media coverage of this topic. The paper to which this article refers provides some useful insights, but the authors are concerned that their findings are... Read More about Addressing recent misreporting of findings from 'Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT'..

An investigation into contemporary tobacco smoking behaviour in Nigeria: the impact of cultural transference on consumer behaviour and usage intentions. (2021)
Thesis
ADEWUSI, I. 2021. An investigation into contemporary tobacco smoking behaviour in Nigeria: the impact of cultural transference on consumer behaviour and usage intentions. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357835

Tobacco has continued to be a global threat, particularly in developing countries. While it appears that the demands for tobacco products have continued to fall in many developed countries, tobacco growing and consumption is posited to become increas... Read More about An investigation into contemporary tobacco smoking behaviour in Nigeria: the impact of cultural transference on consumer behaviour and usage intentions..

Coopetition as an emerging organisational strategy for supply chain resilience: an exploratory study of the UKCS oil and gas sector. (2020)
Thesis
OKE, E.Y. 2020. Coopetition as an emerging organisational strategy for supply chain resilience: an exploratory study of the UKCS oil and gas sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447315

Coopetition, a form of inter-organisational relationship that combines competitive and collaborative theories, has gained the interests of academics and practitioners of inter-organisational studies. However, despite numerous extensive coopetition re... Read More about Coopetition as an emerging organisational strategy for supply chain resilience: an exploratory study of the UKCS oil and gas sector..

Validating the 'seven functions' model of technological innovations systems theory with industry stakeholders: a review from UK offshore renewables. (2020)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., STRACHAN, P.A. and BROADBENT, I.D. 2020. Validating the 'seven Functions' model of technological innovations systems theory with industry stakeholders: a review from UK offshore renewables. Energies [online], 13(24), article ID 6673. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en13246673

Technological Innovation Systems theory, and its 'functions' framework, have demonstrated their value as tools for exploring socio-technological transitions. Although the 'seven functions' model has demonstrated its academic value across a vast liter... Read More about Validating the 'seven functions' model of technological innovations systems theory with industry stakeholders: a review from UK offshore renewables..

A stakeholder-grounded evaluation of the seven functions model of technological innovation systems theory in UK offshore wind and marine renewables. (2020)
Thesis
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J. 2020. A stakeholder-grounded evaluation of the seven functions model of technological innovation systems theory in UK offshore wind and marine renewables. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Technological innovation systems theory (TIS) provides a useful framework within which to consider energy transitions. The "seven functions" framework allows researchers to examine the progress of emergence of new technologies, but has not hitherto b... Read More about A stakeholder-grounded evaluation of the seven functions model of technological innovation systems theory in UK offshore wind and marine renewables..

An assessment of community renewable energy as one of the options for transition to low-carbon energy in South Africa (Gauteng). (2019)
Thesis
MONARE, K.S. 2019. An assessment of community renewable energy as one of the options for transition to low-carbon energy in South Africa (Gauteng). Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Governments around the world are actively developing policies that encourage consumers to move from passive to active engagement in localised renewable energy projects. In particular, small-scale, decentralised community renewable projects are being... Read More about An assessment of community renewable energy as one of the options for transition to low-carbon energy in South Africa (Gauteng)..

Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking. (2019)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2020. Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking. Utilities policy [online], 62, article ID 100985. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jup.2019.100985

Policymakers and regulators increasingly need to balance the requirements of energy demand, security and costs, and to do so they need accurate estimates of performance. This study uses public data to assess UK offshore wind farm performance to impro... Read More about Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking..

Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. (2019)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2019. Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. Energy policy [online], 128, pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.12.044

Around the world, government policies to support new renewable energy technologies rely on accurate estimates of Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE). This paper reveals that such estimates are based on 'public domain' data which may be unreliable. A new... Read More about Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT..

Decommissioning the UKCS: increasing flexibility of approach through proportionate regulation and evidence based practice. (2018)
Thesis
BROOKS, R. 2018. Decommissioning the UKCS: increasing flexibility of approach through proportionate regulation and evidence based practice. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1677784

The purpose of this research is to investigate how industry and government can strategically align to improve efficiency and gain environmental benefit from the challenge of decommissioning redundant offshore oil and gas infrastructure, through an al... Read More about Decommissioning the UKCS: increasing flexibility of approach through proportionate regulation and evidence based practice..

A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of local content policy (LCP) and transparency practices in LCP implementation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. (2017)
Thesis
OGUAGHA, U.O. 2017. A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of local content policy (LCP) and transparency practices in LCP implementation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

One of the aims of the Local Content Policy (LCP) is the economic development of Nigeria through the utilisation of local personnel and resources in the activities of the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Many studies have investigated the LCP, but limi... Read More about A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of local content policy (LCP) and transparency practices in LCP implementation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry..