National Energy Strategy: Hearings Before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, February 26 and 28, 1991

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 - 340 Seiten

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Seite 193 - Mr. Chairman, members of the committee, ladies and gentlemen.
Seite 16 - He directed that we achieve balance among our increasing need for energy at reasonable prices, our commitment to a safer, healthier environment, our determination to maintain an economy second to none, and our goal to reduce . dependence by ourselves and our friends and allies on potentially unreliable energy suppliers.
Seite 140 - Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?' 'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,
Seite 173 - 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 :lie longer term.
Seite 171 - Increased Automobile Fuel Efficiency and Synthetic Fuels: Alternatives for Reducing Oil Imports.
Seite 156 - US fleet as well as aggressive introduction of technical improvements, including a shift to diesel engines. Under such assumptions, new car fleet efficiencies of 42 mpg by 2000 and 58 mpg by 2010 might be achievable.
Seite 102 - The Honorable George E. Brown, Jr. Chairman Committee on Science, Space, and Technology US House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Mr.
Seite 152 - The 50 mpg case assumes that by 2020 both new cars and new light trucks have an overall weighted average fuel efficiency of 50 mpg, resulting in an average on-the-road total fleet fuel efficiency of 36 mpg by 2020 (allowing for turnover of the fleet stock and for the 20-percent reduction in actual on-the-road efficiencies from CAFE-type standards). The case "Trucks...
Seite 147 - Considerable future energy efficiency gains are still possible in all sectors of the economy using existing technology. Even greater cost savings and efficiency gains will be possible with technologies under current research and development An efficiency goal of sustained improvement of 2% percent per year for...
Seite 239 - This is not the end, not even the beginning of the end. But it is the end of the beginning.

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