Australian Innovation Research Centre

Energy Consumption & Efficiency Innovations

Energy Consumption & Efficiency Innovations

The AIRC’s Kieran O’Brien and Dr Ann Torugsa have published a new paper which empirically analyses the supply-side determinants of eco-innovations related to Energy Consumption or Efficiency (ECE) for electricity and other energy sources.

Using preliminary firm-level data from a 2010 survey of innovation activity in Tasmania (a regional economy and state of Australia), a multinominal discrete choice model is employed to test the research hypotheses. (Download File)