Aug. 2, 2007: North American Countries to Cooperate on Appliance Standards
The ministers also endorsed the first-ever trilateral agreement on energy science and technology, establishing a framework to stimulate innovation and to share and help build capacity in all three countries. The ministers will work to identify specific ways to increase cooperation on research and development and to reduce barriers to the deployment of new technologies in a variety of areas, including biofuels, hydrogen, and electricity transmission. To further these efforts, the three countries will exchange scientific and technical personnel, who will participate in joint studies and projects.
Publication date: 07/30/2007