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Energy Efficiency Policy in Arizona Public Participation and Expert Consultation in the Policy Implementation Process


Abstract Many different levels of government, organizations, and programs actively shape the future of energy in Arizona, a state that lacks a comprehensive energy plan. Disparate actions by multiple actors may slow the energy policy process rather than expedite it. The absence of a state energy policy or plan raises questions about how multiple actors and ideas engage with state energy policy development and whether the absence of a comprehensive state plan can be understood. Improving how policy development is conceptualized and giving more focused attention to the mechanisms by which interested parties become involved in shaping Arizona energy policy. To explore these questions, I examine the future energy efficiency. Initially, public engagement... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Bryck, Drew Michael Gary (Author) / Graffy, Elisabeth A (Advisor) / Dalrymple, Michael (Committee member) / Miller, Clark (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Public policy / Energy / Sustainability / Arizona Energy / Democratic Governance / Energy Efficiency / Public Policy
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 91 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Sustainability 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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