Clark Miller, Associate Director, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, Arizona, shares his views on energy systems which are deeply interconnected with socio-technical systems and possess a wide range of social, political, and economic classifications in the society. Energy planning will have to deal with different challenges, societal implications and society response to energy system changes and modifying behaviors, values and institutions. Energy technologies and markets are flexible in their design parameters and can also be changed to enhance societal outcomes. The energy planning process must be used to shape technological system design and implementation and also to handle major public values associated with energy such as gas emission and reduce risks.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||Issues in science and technology|
|State||Published - Mar 1 2009|
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