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 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
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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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: September 20, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: November 4, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: December 18, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: January 12, 2001
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: November 7, 2001
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: March 12, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: April 30, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Energy Costs and Agriculture

Energy Costs and Agriculture

Date: April 24, 2001
Creator: Heykoop, Jerry
Description: U.S. agriculture is not an especially energy-intensive industry, but energy does account for about 6% of farm production costs. Additionally, farming is a highly mechanized industry and requires timely energy supplies at particular stages of the production cycle in order to achieve optimum yields. A substantial part of energy use by agriculture is indirect —embodied in the chemicals applied and machinery used on farms.
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: December 13, 2005
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Russian Oil and Gas Challenges

Russian Oil and Gas Challenges

Date: January 3, 2006
Creator: Gelb, Bernard A
Description: None
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Russian Oil and Gas Challenges

Russian Oil and Gas Challenges

Date: February 22, 2006
Creator: Gelb, Bernard A
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: March 17, 2005
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: September 16, 2002
Creator: Holt, Mark
Description: None
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Nuclear Energy Policy

Nuclear Energy Policy

Date: July 12, 2004
Creator: Holt, Mark & Behrens, Carl E
Description: None
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Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs

Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs

Date: July 29, 2008
Creator: Yacobucci, Brent D.
Description: This report outlines federal programs that provide direct or indirect incentives for biofuels. For each program described, the report provides details including administering agency, authorizing statute(s), annual funding, and expiration date.
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Energy: Selected Facts and Numbers

Energy: Selected Facts and Numbers

Date: August 8, 2008
Creator: Glover, Carol & Behrens, Carl E.
Description: This report discusses the energy policy that has been a recurring issue for Congress since the first major crisis in the 1970s. The report offers a general view of energy consumption trends, and Table 1 shows consumption by economic sector — residential, commercial, transportation, and industry — from 1950 to the present.
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Gasoline and Oil Prices

Gasoline and Oil Prices

Date: August 20, 2008
Creator: Pirog, Robert
Description: This report examines the extent of price increases in gasoline and oil, focuses on the linkage between the two, and analyzes the causes of the price increases, and the likelihood that they might be reversed through market responses, or policy measures.
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Biofuels Provisions in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-140), H.R. 3221, and H.R. 6: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Biofuels Provisions in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-140), H.R. 3221, and H.R. 6: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Date: January 17, 2008
Creator: Yacobucci, Brent D.
Description: This report discusses the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and the key biofuels-related provisions of the final legislation.
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Energy Policy Reform and Revitalization Act of 2007, Title VII of H.R. 3221: Summary and Discussion of Oil and Gas Provisions

Energy Policy Reform and Revitalization Act of 2007, Title VII of H.R. 3221: Summary and Discussion of Oil and Gas Provisions

Date: February 29, 2008
Creator: Humphries, Marc
Description: This report discusses the energy development reform and energy production from public lands.
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Energy Policy: The Continuing Debate

Energy Policy: The Continuing Debate

Date: April 23, 2003
Creator: Bamberger, Robert L
Description: On April 11, 2003, the House passed comprehensive energy legislation, H.R. 6 (247-175).Action on comprehensive energy legislation is in progress in the Senate. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee began markup of a comprehensive energy bill on April 7, 2003, agreeing by week’s end to provisions regarding hydrogen, hydroelectric relicensing, nuclear and renewable energy. On April 11, 2003, Chairman Domenici pulled a controversial section on climate change from the bill and indicated it would be addressed later.
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