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11. Review and Comparative Analysis of US and EU Public Policies Promoting Wood Energy

Authors : Satu Lantiainen, Nianfu Song

Published in: World Sustainable Energy Days Next 2014

Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden

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Abstract

The comparative analysis shows that both the EU and the USA have a wide range of energy policies that allow flexibility in how targets are met. While the USA has renewable electric power and biofuel targets, EU has targets for renewable energy including heating and electric power and biofuel. The USA uses policy instruments to promote mainly electricity and biofuel. Contrary to policies in the USA, biomass energy policies in the EU emphasize all types of renewable energy output including heating.
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Metadata
Title
Review and Comparative Analysis of US and EU Public Policies Promoting Wood Energy
Authors
Satu Lantiainen
Nianfu Song
Copyright Year
2015
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-04355-1_11

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