Technology Cooperation Agreement Pilot Project: Development-Friendly Greenhouse Gas Reduction Status Report

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    This paper provides an overview of TCAPP, including the methodology, the results to date, and proposed future activities. It includes a detailed description of the technology cooperation frameworks completed by each country, the process that produced them and the plans for how TCAPP will help to implement the directions articulated by the country teams.; ; The U.S. Government initiated theTechnology Cooperation Agreement Pilot Project (TCAPP) in August 1997 in recognition of the need to establish a mechanism for implementing Article 4.5 of the Framework Convention on Climate Change. ; ; 'The developed country partners...shall take all practicable steps to promote, facilitate and finance, as appropriate, the transfer of, or access to, environmentally sound technologies andknow-how to other Parties, particularly developing country Parties, to enable them to implement the provisions of the Convention.'; ; TCAPP builds support for implementing clean energy technologies by facilitating collaboration among the participating countries, the United States and other OECD countries, international donors, and the private sector. The governments of Brazil, China, Kazakhstan,Mexico and the Philippines are currently participating and helping to shape this initiative. International donors and the private sector have also been actively engaged in the design and implementation of this pilot program.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages16
    StatePublished - 1998

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/TP-210-25795


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