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 Decade: 2000-2009
 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Date: April 27, 2005
Creator: Glover, Carol & Behrens, Carl E
Description: Energy supplies and prices are a major economic factor in the United States, and energy markets are volatile and unpredictable. For both these reasons, energy policy is of frequent interest to the Congress. This report presents a statistical view of the supply and consumption of various forms of energy. After an introductory overview of aggregate energy consumption, the report presents detailed analysis of trends and statistics regarding specific energy sources: oil, electricity, natural gas, and coal. A section on trends in energy efficiency is also presented.
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Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Date: January 10, 2006
Creator: Glover, Carol & Behrens, Carl E
Description: Energy supplies and prices are a major economic factor in the United States, and energy markets are volatile and unpredictable. For both these reasons, energy policy is of frequent interest to the Congress. This report presents a statistical view of the supply and consumption of various forms of energy. After an introductory overview of aggregate energy consumption, the report presents detailed analysis of trends and statistics regarding specific energy sources: oil, electricity, natural gas, and coal. A section on trends in energy efficiency is also presented.
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Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Date: October 27, 2003
Creator: Glover, Carol & Behrens, Carl E
Description: Energy supplies and prices are a major economic factor in the United States, and energy markets are volatile and unpredictable. For both these reasons, energy policy is of frequent interest to the Congress. This report presents a statistical view of the supply and consumption of various forms of energy. After an introductory overview of aggregate energy consumption, the report presents detailed analysis of trends and statistics regarding specific energy sources: oil, electricity, natural gas, and coal. A section on trends in energy efficiency is also presented.
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Energy in 2001: Crisis Again?

Energy in 2001: Crisis Again?

Date: July 31, 2001
Creator: Behrens, Carl E
Description: This report deals with changes in the national energy picture since the early 1990s, when Congress last dealt at length with energy policy. It reviews the problem areas and discusses differing views on how to deal with the energy situation in the long run. A summary of some current legislative initiatives is also given.
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Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Date: June 23, 2003
Creator: Glover, Carol & Behrens, Carl E
Description: Energy supplies and prices are a major economic factor in the United States, and energy markets are volatile and unpredictable. For both these reasons, energy policy is of frequent interest to the Congress. This report presents a statistical view of the supply and consumption of various forms of energy. After an introductory overview of aggregate energy consumption, the report presents detailed analysis of trends and statistics regarding specific energy sources: oil, electricity, natural gas, and coal. A section on trends in energy efficiency is also presented.
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Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Date: July 23, 2003
Creator: Glover, Carol & Behrens, Carl E
Description: Energy supplies and prices are a major economic factor in the United States, and energy markets are volatile and unpredictable. For both these reasons, energy policy is of frequent interest to the Congress. This report presents a statistical view of the supply and consumption of various forms of energy. After an introductory overview of aggregate energy consumption, the report presents detailed analysis of trends and statistics regarding specific energy sources: oil, electricity, natural gas, and coal. A section on trends in energy efficiency is also presented.
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Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Energy: Useful Facts and Numbers

Date: August 28, 2003
Creator: Glover, Carol & Behrens, Carl E
Description: Energy supplies and prices are a major economic factor in the United States, and energy markets are volatile and unpredictable. For both these reasons, energy policy is of frequent interest to the Congress. This report presents a statistical view of the supply and consumption of various forms of energy. After an introductory overview of aggregate energy consumption, the report presents detailed analysis of trends and statistics regarding specific energy sources: oil, electricity, natural gas, and coal. A section on trends in energy efficiency is also presented.
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Energy Policy: Conceptual Framework and Continuing Issues

Energy Policy: Conceptual Framework and Continuing Issues

Date: May 11, 2006
Creator: Bamberger, Robert
Description: In the spring of 2006, crude oil prices were exceeding $70/barrel (bbl) in response to tight markets and uncertainty over the security of world oil supply. A number of developments have placed additional pressure on world markets, including Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (in late August and late September 2005), the phaseout of the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and a renewable fuels mandate, and a continuing high and worldwide demand for oil. Energy policy issues for continuing interest include opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for leasing; Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (CAFE) for passenger vehicles; improving U.S. energy infrastructure, including pipelines and refineries; seeking effective means to promote energy conservation using currently available technologies, and developing new technologies and alternative fuels.
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: June 14, 2005
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: April 26, 2005
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: April 15, 2005
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: December 17, 2004
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: January 30, 2003
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: April 18, 2003
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: March 20, 2003
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: April 22, 2003
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: June 4, 2003
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: July 23, 2003
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: September 15, 2003
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: September 1, 2004
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: October 26, 2004
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Energy Efficiency and the Rebound Effect: Does Increasing Efficiency Decrease Demand?

Energy Efficiency and the Rebound Effect: Does Increasing Efficiency Decrease Demand?

Date: July 30, 2001
Creator: Gottron, Frank
Description: Intuitively it seems obvious to most observers that increasing energy efficiency will ultimately reduce demand for an energy resource such as electricity. Paradoxically, economic theory suggests that this decrease in demand and subsequent decrease in cost of using the resource could cause a rebound in demand. A commonly cited example is an increase in the efficiency of home air conditioning which may reduce the resident’s monetary incentive to conserve. The resident may opt to change the thermostat setting to keep the amount he pays constant, but living at a more comfortable temperature. When actually measured this “Rebound Effect” is generally acknowledged to lower predicted reductions in electricity demand by 10%-40% depending on the device that is made more efficient.
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: June 14, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: July 26, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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