China and Iceland: an unlikely renewable energy partnership?
Asian country’s Premier, Wen Jiabao, recently finished a tour of the Arctic state to hash out an agreement to share intellectual resources on renewable energy development.
Iceland’s volcanic geography means it has one of the most thriving geothermal energy sectors in the world, and China—a country whose renewable commitment is growing rapidly—is looking to capitalise on Icelander expertise in the area.
Wen, a trained geologist, is hoping that his country can learn skills in marine and polar science by pairing energy companies from the two nations on collaborative projects.
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