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Title: R&D Advancement, Technology Diffusion, and Impact on Evaluation of Public R&D

Abstract

No abstract prepared.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
907988
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-99-GO10337
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Energy Policy; Journal Volume: 35; Journal Issue: 3, 2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; ENERGY SOURCES; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; TECHNOLOGY IMPACTS; PUBLIC ENTERPRISES; Energy Analysis

Citation Formats

Moore, M. C., Arent, D. J., and Norland, D. R&D Advancement, Technology Diffusion, and Impact on Evaluation of Public R&D. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2006.03.009.
Moore, M. C., Arent, D. J., & Norland, D. R&D Advancement, Technology Diffusion, and Impact on Evaluation of Public R&D. United States. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2006.03.009.
Moore, M. C., Arent, D. J., and Norland, D. Mon . "R&D Advancement, Technology Diffusion, and Impact on Evaluation of Public R&D". United States. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2006.03.009.
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title = {R&D Advancement, Technology Diffusion, and Impact on Evaluation of Public R&D},
author = {Moore, M. C. and Arent, D. J. and Norland, D.},
abstractNote = {No abstract prepared.},
doi = {10.1016/j.enpol.2006.03.009},
journal = {Energy Policy},
number = 3, 2007,
volume = 35,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
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