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    China’s highly successful demand for technology transfer in high-speed trains

China’s highly successful demand for technology transfer in high-speed trains

Chinese high-speed train, by Scott Meltzer, Public Domain
The rate of growth in technological innovations in China has increased significantly in the past two decades (see Figure 1). What’s more, it is widely believed that the ability to learn from foreign technology and chase the global technological frontier relatively quickly has been a key contributor to China’s growth miracle (Van […]

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    Better locations could lead to a 20-50% increase in wind farm profitability

Better locations could lead to a 20-50% increase in wind farm profitability

Wind power is becoming an increasingly important part of the US energy mix, taking up more than four per cent of the total electricity generation as of 2014 and growing by 25.8 per cent annually for the past decade.

But have we been able to put the wind turbines in the right locations? It is widely acknowledged that the economic […]