Asim Zia, Assistant Professor at the University of Vermont
208E Morrill Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 | 802.656.4695 | Email:

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Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Policy Evaluation:
   arrowDiffusion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Systems

This research is focused on the adoption and diffusion of renewable and efficient energy technologies, with an emphasis on understanding economic, social and political dynamics of such diffusion processes.

Relevant papers and presentations:


  • Zia, A. (in preparation) Modeling the Diffusion of Photovoltaic Retrofits in California: An Integrative Economic, Social and Policy Perspective


  • Zia, A. (2008) Barriers and Bridges to Photovoltaic (PV) Electricity Generation: A Survey of Homeowners in California‚Äôs Bay Area. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston MA, April 2008