The Resource The power of renewables : opportunities and challenges for China and the United States, Committee on U.S.-China Cooperation on Electricity from Renewable Resources, Policy and Global Affairs Division, National Research Council of the National Academies

The power of renewables : opportunities and challenges for China and the United States, Committee on U.S.-China Cooperation on Electricity from Renewable Resources, Policy and Global Affairs Division, National Research Council of the National Academies

Label
The power of renewables : opportunities and challenges for China and the United States
Title
The power of renewables
Title remainder
opportunities and challenges for China and the United States
Statement of responsibility
Committee on U.S.-China Cooperation on Electricity from Renewable Resources, Policy and Global Affairs Division, National Research Council of the National Academies
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The United States and China are the world's top two energy consumers and, as of 2010, the two largest economies. Consequently, they have a decisive role to play in the world's clean energy future. Both countries are also motivated by related goals, namely diversified energy portfolios, job creation, energy security, and pollution reduction, making renewable energy development an important strategy with wide-ranging implications. Given the size of their energy markets, any substantial progress the two countries make in advancing use of renewable energy will provide global benefits, in terms of enhanced technological understanding, reduced costs through expanded deployment, and reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relative to conventional generation from fossil fuels. Within this context, the U.S. National Academies, in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), reviewed renewable energy development and deployment in the two countries, to highlight prospects for collaboration across the research to deployment chain and to suggest strategies which would promote more rapid and economical attainment of renewable energy goals. Main findings and concerning renewable resource assessments, technology development, environmental impacts, market infrastructure, among others, are presented. Specific recommendations have been limited to those judged to be most likely to accelerate the pace of deployment, increase cost-competitiveness, or shape the future market for renewable energy. The recommendations presented here are also pragmatic and achievable."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
333.794
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
TJ808
LC item number
.N387 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The power of renewables : opportunities and challenges for China and the United States, Committee on U.S.-China Cooperation on Electricity from Renewable Resources, Policy and Global Affairs Division, National Research Council of the National Academies
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-202)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Resource base -- Technology readiness -- Environmental impacts of renewable electricity generation -- Renewable energy policies, markets, and deployment in China and the United States -- Transitioning to a sustainable energy economy -- U.S.-Chinese cooperation
Control code
ocn709768998
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309160018
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b35936915
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)709768998
  • pebcs0309160014

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