U.S. Energy Research and Development Policy: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, July 11, 16, 25; August 1, 1991

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Seite 488 - ... resources; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the Executive Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) assembled at its 1990 Summer Committee Meeting in Los Angeles, California...
Seite 488 - LIHEAP reductions, much less additional reductions, even if they legally could be used to supplement federal and state resources; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the Executive Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), assembled at its 1990...
Seite 248 - The study will also consider the role of developing country energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions and their relation to global warming and climate change. This assessment complements other work presently underway at OTA on policy options to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Technological Risks and 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...
Seite 453 - Therefore, Be It Resolved that the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) urges Congress and federal agencies to adopt specific measures to protect consumers from market power abuses; and...
Seite 457 - ... with this situation, and if between now and the next annual meeting it is the opinion of the executive committee that the time has arrived when it would be practicable for the employment services to be returned to the States, that the executive committee is hereby authorized and directed to so notify the President of the United States ; be it further Resolved, That the governors direct their employment security administrators to make such plans as are necessary for resuming control of employment...
Seite 246 - Pmhlem^ and Prospects for the 1990s, identified a number of alternative policy options aimed at accelerating the commercial availability of a range of new electric power technologies. These options apply in many respects to other new energy technologies as well since they focus on reducing cost, improving performance and resolving uncertainty in both cost and performance.
Seite 80 - ... in the mix. Also, it is important to prepare for the possibility that greenhouse warming may become far more serious in the future. Alternative energy technologies are unable currently or in the near future to replace fossil fuels as the major electricity source for this country. If fossil fuels had to be replaced now as the primary source of electricity, nuclear power appears to be the most technically feasible alternative. But nuclear reactor designs capable of meeting fail-safe criteria and...
Seite 491 - February 27, 1991, and other national organizations, including the American Public Power Association, the Edison Electric Institute, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, the Large Public Power Council, the Consumer Federation of America, and the National Conference of State Legislatures...
Seite 324 - EPRI was established by the electric utility industry in 1972 to conduct a broad research and development program for the entire electric utility industry and its ratepayers.
Seite 240 - A strategy to limit oil import dependence and vulnerability might involve goals to (1) limit overall oil imports, perhaps to 50% of total US oil use and (2) diversify sources of world oil production and therefore US sources of imports to regions of the world outside the Middle East where such imports can be aligned with other US policy interests. Other than noting that the potential for improved production in the Soviet Union, Asia, and South America is great, I shall not address the latter goal...

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