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Energy and China 20:15 Learning Objectives: Energy challenges Technology options: renewable energies, solar energies, bio fuels Energy policies: different countries policy issues, US as comparison  China Energy: an essential for economic and social development population growth—growing demand—population growth  by 2050 world population could rise to around 10 billion  Energy in developing world: ugly truth One billion people living in developed regions consume half of the worlds energy supply Underinvestment in energy reduces GDP growth in some countries by as much as 1-3%  annually  Emerging economies dominate the growth in demand for all fuel. While coal and oil  demand declines in OECD  Coal and oil, a drop in coal fired generation in the OECD, but big increases in China by  2035 Potentials: advanced bio-fuels cost competitive converting vehicle fleet to flexible fuel  vehicles cheap and easy Concentrated solar power large scale deployment, cost completive in 2015-2010  provides on0demand power through cost-effective thermal storage solar PV’s onshore wind  offshore wind electric vehicles clean coal through carbon capture and sequestration. 
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ENVIRON 367 taught by Professor Mingxu during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.

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