Technology transfer in the hydropower industry: An analysis of Chinese dam developers’ undertakings in Europe and Latin America
作者: Julian KirchherrNathanial Matthews
作者单位: 1Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, the Netherlands
2School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
3Department of Geography, King's College London, London, United Kingdom
刊名: Energy Policy, 2018, Vol.113 , pp.546-558
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2017.11.043
关键词: Technology transferHydropower industryLarge damsChinese dam developersEuropeLatin America
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Technology transfer is essential for transitioning to a low carbon economy which can include hydropower. Chinese dam developers allegedly dominate the global hydropower industry. Studies have been carried out on technology transfer in their undertakings in Africa and Asia. However, such work is lacking for Europe and Latin America. The aim of this paper is to identify the extent, drivers and inhibitors of technology transfer of Chinese dam developers’ undertakings in Europe and Latin America. We find relatively few Chinese undertakings and thus limited evidence for technology transfer both in Europe and Latin America. Transfers identified are frequently mutual with the Chinese player transferring technology to the host country and vice versa. This transfer is driven by...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.743 (2012)

  • Latin 拉丁语
  • industry 工业
  • America 美洲
  • transfer 转换
  • Chinese 汉语
  • hydropower 水力
  • Europe 欧洲
  • country 地方
  • costs 费用
  • trading 贸易