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A critical review of China's rapidly developing renewable energy and energy efficiency policies

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    Renewable energy and energy efficiency (REEE) policies have far-reaching implications for energy security, climate change, economic competitiveness, pollution, and human livelihood. For these reasons, REEE has become a national priority for the Chinese government, particularly since 2005. This paper aims to critically review China's REEE policies in six sectors: electricity, industry, transportation, buildings, and local government. In addition to examining the progress China has made in the development and implementation of REEE policies, this review also identifies limitations and room for improvement. Finally, five policy recommendations are presented.

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    Volume (Year): 29 (2014)
    Issue (Month): C ()
    Pages: 508-516

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:29:y:2014:i:c:p:508-516
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2013.09.006
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