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Publications and Reports

General

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Asia-Pacific Partnership Brochure
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Asia-Pacific Partnership Flagship Brochure
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Asia-Pacific Partnership Flagship Report Review
Under the direction of the Australian government, the APP PIC undertook a review of the APP's flagship projects to date
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Aluminium Task Force

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High Silica Bauxites - Detailed Process Review, Process Selection and Innovation
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This report is aimed at stimulating discussion on the options for processing high silica bauxites, and in particular to encourage the engagement and participation of industry sponsors in targeted further research.

High Silica Bauxite General Literature Review
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The Aluminium Task Force has completed the High Silica Bauxite general literature review as part of project ATF-06-04 - High Silica Bauxite Processing.

APP Benchmarking and Measurement Project 2008
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The Aluminium Task Force's Aluminium Measuring and Benchmarking project ATF-06-01 has released its first Benchmark Report. Work on the APP Aluminium Measuring and Benchmarking project has been incorporated into the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) annual data collection, and data has been compiled for a range of indicators across the APP aluminium sector. This project has made indicators available at an APP-wide level to facilitate the demonstration of benefits from other Aluminium Task Force projects. These indicators include: PFC emissions; fluoride emissions; energy usage; shipments used in transport; Spent Pot Lining (SPL) disposal; recycling rates; bauxite residue storage volume, area and rehabilitation.

APP Benchmarking and Measurement Project 2009 Data
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Management of Bauxite Residue: Priority Research Areas
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This report specifies priority research areas in such areas as bauxite residue management, disposal, storage, chemistry, value opportunities, and use.

Review of Bauxite Residue Alkalinity and Associated Chemistry
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This report analyzes bauxite residue alkalinity and associated chemistry. This analysis can help inform what techniques and methods might be best used to manage bauxite residue.

Review of Current Bauxite Residue Management, Disposal and Storage: Practices, Engineering, and Science
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This report reviews current as well as potential future management, disposal and storage practices for bauxite residue. The report also identifies key barriers to certain options for bauxite residue based on findings from other bauxite residue reports released by the APP Aluminium Task Force.

Review of Bauxite Residue "Re-Use" Options
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This report outlines options for "re-use" of bauxite residue, incorporating research from the "Review of Bauxite Residue Alkalinity and Associated Chemistry" and "Review of Current Bauxite Residue Management, Disposal and Storage: Practices, Engineering, and Science," and "Management of Bauxite Residue: Priority Research Areas" reports also released by the APP Aluminium Task Force.

Commercialisation of Environmental Technologies Derived from Alumina Refinery Residues
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Aluminum Task Force Brochure
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Cement Task Force

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Energy Efficiency and Resource Saving Technologies in Cement Industry
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The Cement Technologies Booklet was compiled by the APP Cement Task Force as a deliverable of project CMT-06-01, the goal of which is to share information on available energy efficient technologies used in the world's cement industry.

Cement Task Force Brochure
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Cleaner Fossil Energy Task Force

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Asia-Pacific Gas Market Growth
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The goal of Project CFE-06-08, a project between the United States and Australia, is to achieve a larger gas market in Partner economies. This report supports the project goal to promote Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) best practice principles for liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade and market access.

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Coal Mining Task Force

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Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry Handbooks
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In consultation with Partner countries' mining regulating agencies, the mining industry, research organizations and community groups, the Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program has developed an updated series of handbooks that provides guidance on leading practices, standards and information necessary to maintain the mining industry's social license to operate through a commitment to sustainable development. These projects are being completed under project CLM-06-07.

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Power Generation and Transmission Reference Materials

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Energy Regulatory and Market Development Forum Information Report
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This first volume in a series of Information Reports to be issued by the Energy Regulatory and Market Development Forum is comprised of data on energy market statistics, structures, institutions, regulatory arrangements and relevant climate change policies of APP countries. The objective of the report, a part of project PGT-06-04, is to develop an informational resource on energy market issues relevant to the Forum's information sharing activities. The first volume includes contributions from Australia, Japan, Korea, and the United States.

Green Handbook Peer Review
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This textbook was prepared by Japanese electric power companies as a contribution to project PGT-06-01 - Best Practices for Power Generation. The textbook describes important issues associated with maintaining and enhancing levels of heat efficiency at coal-fired thermal power plants, and provides useful guidance to technicians in the course of day-to-day operations and maintenance at coal-fired thermal power plants.

Power Generation and Transmission Task Force Brochure
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Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Task Force

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Pursuing Clean Energy in India Report
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The Pursuing Clean Energy Business in India report, led by Clean Technology Australasia and working in partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute India, has now been released. It represents the culmination of project RDG-06-10. The report identifies the market and policy barriers to enhanced collaboration between Australia and India in the investment, development and deployment of clean technologies. The report includes a Strategic Action Plan which seeks to expand Australia's export potential to India, foster transfer of clean technologies and accelerate bilateral business and investment opportunities, including R&D collaboration.

Facilitating Deployment of Highly Efficient Combined Heat and Power Applications in China - Analysis and Recommendations
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The Chinese government has instituted a number of policies intended to increase energy efficiency and to promote CHP. A number of outstanding challenges prevent wider deployment of CHP in China. This paper, a product of APP project RDG-06-07, adds to the existing CHP knowledge base in China by providing a concise summary of the context, trends, and regulations affecting the Chinese CHP sector while also providing insights based on the U.S. experience with CHP development.

APP Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Task Force Policy Inventory and Analysis
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The Renewable Energy & Distributed Generation Task Force has undertaken a comprehensive policy inventory and analysis, looking at financial barriers to the deployment of renewable energy technologies and grid interconnection of renewable technologies. The Policy Inventory and Analysis, initiated by industry delegates at the third Task Force meeting in San Diego in March 2007, is recognized as a collation of a significant amount of valuable data on global RE&DG initiatives, useful for policy makers in APP countries.

APP Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Task Force Deployment Cost Initiative
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The Renewable Energy & Distributed Generation Task Force has completed its Deployment Cost Initiative, an analysis and literature review of cost barriers to the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation. The Deployment Cost Initiative, by analysis of cost barriers to deployment across Partner Countries, suggests policy instruments for successful large- scale deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation.

Handbook on Best Practices for the Successful Deployment of Grid-Connected Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation, Cogeneration and Combined Heat and Power in India
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The Handbook on Best Practices for the Successful Deployment of Grid-Connected Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation, Cogeneration and Combined Heat and Power in India represents the culmination of cooperative work done under the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate's Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Task Force project RDG-08-32 - Grid Connected Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Partnerships. This handbook identifies barriers to the deployment of renewable energy and cogeneration in India and makes suggestions for Best Practices in the areas of policy, regulation, financial mechanisms, and technology.

Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Task Force Brochure
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Steel Task Force

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State-of-the-Art Clean Technology Handbook
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On 11 January 2008, the Steel Task Force published the State-of-the-Art Clean Technology Handbook as part of project STF-06-05. This comprehensive document contains information on energy saving technologies and practices in the iron and steel industry in different parts of the world.

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Cross-Cutting / Other

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Accelerating and Financing Clean Energy Markets in India
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This report is a product of APP project CCO-07-01, which uses an enterprise development model to identify successful, scalable business models in the renewable and energy efficiency sectors that, when deployed on a large scale, will provide market-based, affordable energy services.

Mobilizing Finance for Clean Energy Deployment
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This report is a product of APP project CCO-07-03, which aims to develop a project preparation facility (PPF). The PPF will draw on a pool of energy finance experts to identify and prepare projects which can have increased potential to qualify for loans and investments. The PPF aims to match project sponsors with investment sources by convening periodic investment forums and bringing together developers and investors.

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