TITLE

Evolution of Renewable Energy Policy

AUTHOR(S)
Duffield, James A.; Collins, Keith
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2006 1st Quarter, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the development of renewable energy policy in the U.S. Factors that led to the adoption of renewable energy policies; Reason of the government and private sectors for introducing policies aimed at conserving energy; Approaches used to adopt renewable energy policies.
ACCESSION #
21033032

 

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