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Developing a framework for renewable technology portfolio selection: A case study at a R&D center


  • Davoudpour, Hamid
  • Rezaee, Sara
  • Ashrafi, Maryam


The rapid development of technologies, their increasing complexity and variety, long lead times of R&D and market dynamics have made the task of technology selection difficult. Considering high level of competitiveness, organizations need to strategically allocate their limited resources to the best subset of possible projects.

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  • Davoudpour, Hamid & Rezaee, Sara & Ashrafi, Maryam, 2012. "Developing a framework for renewable technology portfolio selection: A case study at a R&D center," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 16(6), pages 4291-4297.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:16:y:2012:i:6:p:4291-4297
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2012.03.035

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