New Energy Technologies

  • Donald A. Beattie
Part of the Vienna Institute for Comparative Economic Studies book series

Abstract

At the present time, the U.S. Government is supporting extensive research, develop­ment and demonstration (RD & D) programmes in solar and geothermal energy. Major activities are also underway to encourage commercialization of those technologies that are approaching a competitive status in the market place. These programmes are being supported in the private sector as well as in government institutions and, in many cases, wholly funded private sector activities have been undertaken in addition to those jointly funded with the government. Research, development and demonstration of technologies that would produce or utilize hydrogen as a major energy source are underway at a realtively low level.

Keywords

Biomass Microwave Sulfide Europe Platinum 

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