Technical and economic analyses suggest that the size of renewables-based power systems matter, so that cooperation between continents, for example Europe and North Africa, will be an attractive option.
The transition to very large, international power systems with very high shares of renewables raises questions related to social and governance issues, challenges, and risks that so far remain under-researched. These include:
The goal of this project is to provide robust answers to these questions, based on the application of the most appropriate research methods, be they qualitative or quantitative, empirical or modeling-oriented.
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