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Acknowledgements

A draft of this paper was discussed at the ESMAP donors' meeting in April 1994. A brainstorming session was later hosted by the Princeton University Center for Energy and the Environment in September, under the chairmanship of Professor Robert Socolow; many valuable comments and suggestions were made by Professors Socolow, Williams, Kammen, and Lewis (Princeton); Professor Goldernberg (University of Säo Paulo); Christine Ervin and Allan Hoffman (U.S. Department of Energy); Ken Prewitt (Rockefeller Foundation); Phil LaRocco; Carl Weinberg; Pascal De Laquil (Bechtel); David Fairman (Harvard); and severs others. Further written comments were kindly supplied by Christine Ervin end Allen Hoffman, who rightly suggested that a renewable energy initiative would also need to give special attention to geothermal energy; this will be the subject of a separate paper. Finally, thanks are expressed to the representatives of the ESMAP donors and to all those who attended the Princeton meeting for their contributions.