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Task 28, Social Acceptance of Wind Energy Projects Task28

The three Dimensions of Social Acceptance

Social Acceptance is an often used term in the practical policy literature, but clear definitions are rarely given. We intend to contribute to the clarity of understanding by distinguishing three dimensions of Social Acceptance, namely socio-political acceptance, community acceptance and market acceptance.
The concept was brought forward by Wüstenhagen, Wolsink and Bürer ("Social acceptance of renewable energy innovation: An introduction to the concept").

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