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Solar: Not Top Priority for China: While China’s new five-year investment plan for emerging technologies shows a...

Solar: Not Top Priority for China: While China’s new five-year investment plan for emerging technologies shows a...

Solar: Not Top Priority for China 03/11/2012 from Cleanenergyauthority.com Tweet While China’s new five-year investment plan for emerging technologies shows a 159 percent increase over the previous plan, solar isn’t the country’s top priority, according to a new report from Lux Research. Lux used public documents along with insider opinion and some privately held draft documents to put together a report on China’s new five-year plan for emerging technologies. “There’s a really big focus on the biotech area,” said Lux vice president of research Chris Hartshorn. “Also, there is some focus on areas of advanced agriculture.” Research and development and infrastructure funding are highest for environmental technologies dealing with things like water treatment, so the country can grow its industrial business without contaminating drinking water and degrading the quality of life,...

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