A recently released book, A New Power Base: Renewable Energy Policies for the Nineties and Beyond, concludes that knowledge of how federal and state governments can best use renewables is shallow, despite the potential of the technologies. Key economic, regulatory and institutional barriers are identified in the paperback, published by World Resources Institute and authored by Keith Kozloff and Roger Dower. Without a concerted push from national politicians and high-ranking officials, the large near term potential of renewables will never be realised, they write.
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