標題: A comparison of innovation policy in the smart grid industry across the pacific: China and the USA
作者: Lin, Chen-Chun
Yang, Chia-Han
Shyua, Joseph Z.
科技管理研究所
Institute of Management of Technology
關鍵字: Smart grid;Innovation policy;Cross national analysis
公開日期: 1-六月-2013
摘要: Utilities are increasing their investment in smart grid technologies because of the rising demand for electricity, the aging transmission and distribution infrastructure in developed countries and the need for real-time visibility of energy supply and demand to optimize service reliability and cost. Government policies are contributing to this rising investment in the smart grid in many countries around the globe. Using Rothwell and Zegveld's innovation policy framework as a starting point, this paper compares innovation policy in smart grids across the Pacific; specifically, China and the USA. This research describes the policy tools used by both countries and presents results that indicate national preferences for innovation policy that differ in the ways in which they are linked with the state of the power system. China has preferred to use "supply-side policy," which focuses on "public enterprise, scientific and technical development and legal regulation." The USA has preferred to use "environmental-side policy," which focuses on "scientific and technical development, financial, political and public enterprise." This paper also describes in detail a number of innovation policies being pursued in the smart grid industry in both China and the USA. (C) 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.12.028
http://hdl.handle.net/11536/21872
ISSN: 0301-4215
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.12.028
期刊: ENERGY POLICY
Volume: 57
Issue: 
起始頁: 119
結束頁: 132
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