How Can Environmental Regulations Promote Clean Coal Technology Adoption in APEC Developing Economies?, November 2007

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How Can Environmental Regulations Promote Clean Coal Technology Adoption in APEC Developing Economies?, November 2007

Publication Number

APEC#207-RE-01.12

Published Date

November 2007

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Energy(EWG)

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Pages

168

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Description

The objective of this study is to assess experience to date in developed APEC economies regarding the interaction of environmental regulations with clean coal technology deployment and, based on this analysis, make recommendations on regulatory methods that promote investment in new commercial clean coal projects in developing APEC economies.

  • Introduction
  • Environmental Regulation for Coal-Fired Power in the APEC Region
  • The Effect of Environmental Regulation on the Choice of Technologies for New Coal-Fired Projects in Developing and Developed APEC Economies
  • Barriers to the Adoption of Clean Coal Technologies in Developing APEC Economies
  • Regulatory Features That Would Most Likely Lead to Selection of Clean Coal Technologies at New Coal-Fired Plants in APEC Developing Economies
  • Appendices