National Energy Strategy: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, February 20, 1991--Goals ... March 20, 1991--Electric Utility Reform, Band 1;Band 4;Band 102,Ausgabe 29

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Seite 278 - Popular opinion aside, our vulnerability to price shocks is not determined by how much oil we import. Our vulnerability to oil price shocks is more directly linked to: (1) how oil dependent our economy is; (2) our capacity for switching to alternative fuels; (3) reserve oil stocks around the world; and (4) the spare worldwide oil production capacity that can be quickly brought on line.
Seite 501 - This commitment is based on the premise that coal utilization and environmental protection are mutually compatible and that improved technology is the key to compatibility.
Seite 26 - Scenario II: New Supply and Efficiency Improvements. Figure 6 illustrates the impacts of three new sources of supply assumed to begin coming on line in the year 2000 and three levels of transportation efficiency improvements phased in gradually through the year 2020. The line labeled "Alternative Fuels I...
Seite 488 - Increased Automobile Fuel Efficiency and Synthetic Fuels: Alternatives for Reducing Oil Imports.
Seite 462 - BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND POWER March?, 1991 ELECTRICITY OVERVIEW: SOME ISSUES FACING THE US ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY Mr.
Seite 75 - Mr. OXLEY. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I ask unanimous consent that my opening statement be made part of the record.
Seite 293 - ... Nuclear Reactor Concepts. Advanced nuclear reactor concepts will have safety features that go beyond the standardized designs currently envisioned. Researchers have demonstrated that both high-temperature gas-cooled reactors and liquid-metal reactors can shut themselves down safely under conditions that would be extremely serious for presentday reactors. The Department of Energy continues R&.D support for both of these advanced concepts. In addition to these specific initiatives, a national awards...
Seite 506 - First and foremost, it can be confidently predicted that providing for future growth in electricity supply and assuring that electricity is used efficiently will continue to be inseparable from achievement of the nation's economic prosperity in a globally competitive market During the economic expansion since 1982, electricity growth has paralleled GNP growth while real electricity price has declined 16% and overall energy efficiency has improved 11%. Continued productive improvement in energy efficiency...
Seite 489 - Opportunities for Future US Energy Supply and Demand In the first phase of the study, OTA evaluated the implications for US energy policy of volatile oil prices, emphasizing the effects of low prices on domestic oil production, eg, plugging of stripper wells and loss of production from tertiary and some secondary recovery operations in the shorter term, loss of production and reserves due to lower drilling rates, reduced R&D expenditures, and so forth in the longer term.
Seite 276 - a keystone of this strategy" be continuing the successful policy of market reliance- Wherever possible, markets should be allowed to determine prices, quantities, and technology choices. In specific instances where markets cannot or do not work efficiently, government action should be aimed at removing or overcoming barriers to efficient market operation. The goals of a healthy environment and reduced dependence on insecure suppliers represent national security, foreign policy, and social benefits...