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Spring 2020


Through the late 20th and early 21st centuries, the future of alternative energy within the United States has been uncertain and constantly shifting. However, as the 21st century has progressed, the path for alternative energy has began to solidify and certain patterns have emerged. This article addresses the dynamics displayed through a hybrid institutional-ecological/green framework to draw insights about the underlying causes for the paths these industries have taken.

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Student Papers in Local and Global Regional Economies