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Business model transformation in the energy sector: A literature review about barriers in the transformation process

  • In a time of upheaval and digitalization, new business models for companies play an important role. Decentralized power generation and energy efficiency indicators to achieve climate goals and to reduce global warming are currently forcing energy companies to develop new business models. In recent years, many methods of business model development have been introduced to create new business ideas. But what are the obstacles in implementing these business models in the energy sector to develop new business opportunities? And what challenges do companies face in this respect? To answer this question, a systematic literature review was conducted in this paper. As a result, eight categories were identified which summarise the main barriers for the implementation of new business models in the energy domain.

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Author of HS ReutlingenFauser, Jan; Klingler, Selina; Mezedawi, Ahmed; Pohl, Caroline; Seiz, Dominik; Srikanthan, Vinujan; Hertweck, Dieter
Erschienen in:Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems Proceedings 30th International Scientific Conference , 2019 : October 2nd - 4th, 2019, Varaždin, Croatia
Publisher:University of Zagreb
Place of publication:Varaždin
Editor:Vjeran Strahonja, Dieter Hertweck
Document Type:Conference proceeding
Publication year:2019
Tag:barriers; business model; business model transformation; energy sector
Page Number:8
First Page:187
Last Page:194
DDC classes:004 Informatik
Open access?:Ja
Licence (German):License Logo  Creative Commons - CC BY-NC-ND - Namensnennung - Nicht kommerziell - Keine Bearbeitungen 4.0 International