Center for Governance and Sustainability

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Carbon Capture

pg. 15: international public-private portfolios of up to 25 carbon capture and sequestration and 10 large-scale integrated smart grid demonstration projects [bold in original] across different regulatory regimes to accelerate the development and commercial readiness of these promising technologies.


Readers' Guide Comment on "international public-private portfolios [for] . . . carbon capture and sequestration and … integrated smart gird demonstration projects”

This call for demonstration of carbon capture public-private projects is typical of other public-private partnership (PPP) proposals. The state is expected to provide the finances and take public responsibility, while the private-sector learns the lessons about a high risk technology and derives the future returns on the investment.

Related Ideas: Key third and fourth tools; Public-private governance; Options to manage economic governance; Structural aspects of governance

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