Public Support for Renewables R&D: Some Questions

March 2002
Brookings Review;Spring2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p38
Academic Journal
Discusses the government's role in supporting renewables research and development. Amount of renewables research and development spendings during 1978 to 1998; Questions regarding the economics of renewables; Discussion of the biomass program.


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