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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... local government translators, I apply actor-network theory to describe and analyze the emerging phenomenon of solar farms in Ping-Tung County in southern Taiwan, which simultaneously involves human and nonhuman actors. During the postdisaster reconstruction after Typhoon Morakot, 23.481 MW of solar...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
...) for reflecting on non-Western technoscience, Hung-Jen Yang's “Reassembling Solar Farms, Reassembling the Social: A Case Study of Ping-Tung County in Southern Taiwan” explores the adoption of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Taiwan by reassembling local heterogeneous configurations. Taiwan had been a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... capacity . For renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, and biomass, technologies comparatively new to Taipower, the NPFs are simply “set” as assumed figures. The NPFs are summarized in Table 1 ( Sun and Ge 2013 ). Table 1. The values of NPFs Net peaking factor...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... minister reported the state-owned oil company Pertamina's success in selling biodiesel in selected fuel stations and the positive result of experiments to add 10 percent bio-oil in fuel consumption. Kadiman optimistically predicted that the biofuel business would be able to provide 3.6 million farm jobs...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... from their object. According to historian of science Harro Maat, at the beginning of the twentieth-century agricultural scientists were skeptical of “experimental approaches” practiced by farmers: “In farming practice, experimentation is a crucial act to improve farming results in subsequent seasons...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 183–203.
Published: 01 December 2007
... stable job. He was said to live on farming and occasional odd jobs, while also performing research in his home province, Yamagata. However, after being purged from public service and academic work for more than 10 years, he succeeded in returning to academia as a Professor of Geography at Toyama...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... quickly formulated that aimed at putting the new notion of science into revolutionary practice. Analyzing a variety of science dissemination materials, Sigrid Schmalzer shows in her book Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China (2016) that the state strove to combine local...