History of the Energy Research and Development Administration

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Congress created the Energy Research and Development Administration on October 11, 1974 in response to the Nation's growing need for additional sources of energy. The new agency would coordinate energy programs formerly scattered among many federal agencies, and serve as the focus point for a major effort by the Federal Government to expand energy research and development efforts. New ways to conserve existing supplies as well as the commercial demonstration of new technologies would hopefully be the fruit of the Government's first significant effort to amalgamate energy resource development programs. This history briefly summarizes the accomplishments of the agency.

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Buck, A.L. March 1, 1982.

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Congress created the Energy Research and Development Administration on October 11, 1974 in response to the Nation's growing need for additional sources of energy. The new agency would coordinate energy programs formerly scattered among many federal agencies, and serve as the focus point for a major effort by the Federal Government to expand energy research and development efforts. New ways to conserve existing supplies as well as the commercial demonstration of new technologies would hopefully be the fruit of the Government's first significant effort to amalgamate energy resource development programs. This history briefly summarizes the accomplishments of the agency.

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE82009617
  • Report No.: DOE/ES-0001
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  • DOI: 10.2172/5272047 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5272047
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1071719

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  • March 1, 1982

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Buck, A.L. History of the Energy Research and Development Administration, report, March 1, 1982; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1071719/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.