Journal article

Lessons learned from renewable electricity marketing attempts: A case study

Sharyn Rundle-Thiele, Angela Paladino, Sergio Antonio G Apostol

BUSINESS HORIZONS | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2008

Abstract

The choice of subscribing to renewable electricity has been available to Australian households for more than a decade, yet consumer uptake remains low for some green marketers. This case study uses a retailer's perspective to examine the implementation of a green marketing program for a renewable electricity retailer. Based on interviews, internal company documentation, and secondary research, findings show that effective differentiation for renewable energy is required to increase consumer involvement levels and the likelihood of consideration. While consumers lack understanding of, and interest in, renewable energy, the marketing program relied on customers to seek information. It was appa..

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