The development of renewable energy in resource-rich region: A case in China
AbstractWith the largest population living in rural areas, the lack of clean energy supply is an important problem in China, and the utilization of renewable energy not only meets the demand of energy, but also provides a basis for environmental protection and sustainable development. This paper reviews use of clean energy in a resource-rich region, including the basic principle of the development of recycling agriculture, the potential, the present status and the future of renewable energy in the region rural areas. If the project will be finished, there will be 300,000 families benefiting from it and it can bring at least 2.2Â xÂ 108 US dollars revenue increase directly, the indirect revenue increase will be 0.15Â billion US dollars, the environment will be improved and the living standard in Jincheng's rural areas is also be greatly improved because of developing biogas project. Based on the developing status and constraint conditions, the solutions to further promote renewable energy projects in this region are also proposed.
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Volume (Year): 15 (2011)
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