Technology certification and technology acceptance: Promoting interstate cooperation and market development for innovative technologies

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In the past two years, public and private efforts to promote development and deployment of innovative environmental technologies have shifted from the analysis of barriers to the implementation of a variety of initiatives aimed at surmounting those barriers. Particular attention has been directed at (1) streamlining fragmented technology acceptance processes within and among the states, and (2) alleviating disincentives, created by inadequate or unverified technology cost and performance data, for users and regulators to choose innovative technologies. Market fragmentation currently imposes significant cost burdens on technology developers and inhibits the investment of private capital in environmental technology companies. Among the ... continued below

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Brockbank, B.R. March 1, 1995.

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In the past two years, public and private efforts to promote development and deployment of innovative environmental technologies have shifted from the analysis of barriers to the implementation of a variety of initiatives aimed at surmounting those barriers. Particular attention has been directed at (1) streamlining fragmented technology acceptance processes within and among the states, and (2) alleviating disincentives, created by inadequate or unverified technology cost and performance data, for users and regulators to choose innovative technologies. Market fragmentation currently imposes significant cost burdens on technology developers and inhibits the investment of private capital in environmental technology companies. Among the responses to these problems are state and federal technology certification/validation programs, efforts to standardize cost/performance data reporting, and initiatives aimed at promoting interstate cooperation in technology testing and evaluation. This paper reviews the current status of these initiatives, identifies critical challenges to their success, and recommends strategies for addressing those challenges.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96002691

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  • Waste management `95, Tucson, AZ (United States), 26 Feb - 2 Mar 1995

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  • Other: DE96002691
  • Report No.: PNL-SA--25941
  • Report No.: CONF-950216--157
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 135048
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624101

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Brockbank, B.R. Technology certification and technology acceptance: Promoting interstate cooperation and market development for innovative technologies, article, March 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624101/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.