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Visitors look at a Intelligent Energy hydrogen fuel cell motorcycle at the 10th Auto Expo in New Delhi, India, Jan. 6, 2010.

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Policy Brief - Energy Technology Innovation Policy Project, Belfer Center

Energy Innovation Policy in Major Emerging Countries

New Harvard Kennedy School research finds that energy research, development, and demonstration (ERD&D) funding by governments and 100 percent government-owned enterprises in six major emerging economies appears larger than government spending on ERD&D in most industrialized countries combined. That makes the six so-called BRIMCS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, Mexico, China, and South Africa—major players in the development of new energy technologies. It also suggests there could be opportunities for cooperation on energy technology development among countries.

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- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

Solving India’s Coal Dilemma: Energy Needs vs. Climate Disruption

Summer 2007

Belfer Center researchers Ananth Chikkatur and Ambuj Sagar, both with the Energy Technology Innovation Project (ETIP), have been studying the Indian coal-power sector over the past two years, with the aim of developing better technology policies and strategies to meet domestic energy needs while addressing global climate change.