Alvar Palm

Post doc at Innovation and R&D Management

Post doc at the Division of Innovation and R&D Management, at the Department of Technology Management and EconomicsAlvar’s research deals with large-scale diffusion of innovations. Empirically, he studies factors influencing solar photovoltaics diffusion rates, including the role of information availability, local actors (energy companies, installation firms), neighbourhood peer effects, policy instruments and different business models.


Showing 6 publications


Information dissemination and residential solar PV adoption rates: The effect of an information campaign in Sweden

Alvar Palm, Björn Lantz
Energy Policy. Vol. 142 (July)
Journal article

Peer effects in residential solar photovoltaics adoption—A mixed methods study of Swedish users

Alvar Palm
Energy Research and Social Science. Vol. 26, p. 1-10
Journal article

Overcoming barriers to renewable energy diffusion: business models for customer-sited solar photovoltaics in Japan, Germany and the United States

Lars Strupeit, Alvar Palm
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 123, p. 124-136
Journal article

Local factors driving the diffusion of solar photovoltaics in Sweden: A case study of five municipalities in an early market

Alvar Palm
Energy Research and Social Science. Vol. 14, p. 1-12
Journal article

An emerging innovation system for deployment of building-sited solar photovoltaics in Sweden

Alvar Palm
Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions. Vol. 15, p. 140-157
Journal article

Legislative Readiness for RED

Oskar Englund, Göran Berndes, Maria A M Franzén et al

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