Wind power success in Brazil.
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This study seeks the explanation behind the Brazilian wind power success. Since the beginning the industry have turned out to bea success by becoming the cheapest source of electricity. This study discusses three different explanations (hypotheses) to the success: Technological explanation (hypothesis 1), market explanation (hypothesis 2) or governmental explanation (hypothesis 3). The study has been conducted as a triangulated qualitative case study by combining interviews and written data. The explanations were not supported as one-‐factor explanations. The technological -‐ and the market explanation were concluded to be necessary but not sufficient. The governmental explanation was both necessary and sufficient to create the success.
MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship