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International investment and climate change : energy technologies for developing countries

Author: Tim Forsyth; Energy and Environmental Programme (Royal Institute of International Affairs)
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 1999.
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This study, based on fieldwork and case studies of southeast Asian countries shows how privatization, investment and new energy technologies can be integrated to combat climate change and provide the maximum return for investors. The author explains what incentives and regulatory structures are needed that do not damage local competitiveness. Asserting that technology transfer is fundamental to effective policies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Forsyth, Tim.
International investment and climate change
(OCoLC)41018138
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Forsyth; Energy and Environmental Programme (Royal Institute of International Affairs)
ISBN: 9781134192106 113419210X
OCLC Number: 876592419
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 266 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
ch. 2. International investment and climate change mitigation --
ch. 3. Decentralized electrification and climate technology transfer --
ch. 4. Electricity investment and privatization in South-east Asia --
ch. 5. Introduction to the case studies --
ch. 6. Building renewable energy in grid-dominated areas: the experience of Thailand --
ch. 7. Renewable energy investment under dominant state ownership: the case of Vietnam --
ch. 8. Renewable energy investment under strict bureaucracy: the case of Indonesia Ch. 9. Off-grid renewable energy under active investment: the Philippines --
ch. 10. Renewable energy investment and technology transfer in South-east Asia --
ch. 11. Redefining international investment and technology transfer for climate change mitigation --
ch. 12. Enhancing public-private synergy in climate change policy.
Responsibility: Tim Forsyth.
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