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  • Journal title : Journal of Energy Engineering
  • Volume 24, Issue 4,  2015, pp.97-104
  • Publisher : The Korea Society for Energy Engineering
  • DOI : 10.5855/ENERGY.2015.24.4.097
 Title & Authors
Analysis of Renewable Energy R&D Efficiency
Cho, Inkyung; Kim, Kyunghee;
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The performance in scientific contribution of renewable energy R&D has been overlooked, as it is shown in terms of industrial aspect. This paper analyzed the R&D efficiency of scientific aspects of each renewable energy resource in 2008-2012. Total R&D fund and the number of supported projects are selected as input variables, and the number of patents and papers as output variables to analyze the direct efficiency using DEA method. Through the analysis, it determines the efficiency of each energy resource R&D, and investigated the causes of inefficiency. This study has meaning to include entire renewable energy sources for the analysis, and is expected to serve as an important reference in policy making.
R&D Efficiency;New and Renewable Energy;Data Envelopment Analysis;
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