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Yue Guo

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Yue Guo

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom

Telephone: 617-495-7584
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Yue Guo is a postdoctoral research fellow with Project on Managing the Atom. He received his Ph.D degree in in Public Management from Tsinghua University, China in July 2015.

His research mainly focuses on the social acceptance of new energy technology innovation. In his dissertation, he analyzed the factors influencing the public acceptance of nuclear power technology and the roles of government policies and public participation. He previously conducted research on local acceptance of wind power in China with HKS Assistant Professor Laura Diaz Anadon, Former Science, Technology, and Public Policy Fellow Jun Su, and Former Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group Fellow Peng Ru.



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March 2015

"Not in My Backyard, but Not Far Away from Me: Local Acceptance of Wind Power in China"

Journal Article, Energy, volume 82

By Yue Guo, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom, Peng Ru, Former Research Fellow, Energy Technology Policy Innovation Research Group/Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, 2007–2008, Jun Su, Former Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, 2001–2002 and Laura Diaz Anadon, Associate, Environment and Natural Resources Program

Local acceptance of wind energy technology has become an important factor to consider when designing local and national wind energy technological innovation policies. Previous studies have investigated the factors that shape the local acceptance of wind power in high-income countries. However, to the best of the authors' knowledge, these factors had not been investigated in China. Utilizing a survey and quantitative analysis, the authors have identified the factors that are correlated with local acceptance of wind power in China.

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