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Potential impacts of energy efficiency policies in the U.S. industry: Results from the clean energy futures study

Description: Scenarios for a Clean Energy Future (CEF) studied the role that efficient clean energy technologies can play in meeting the economic and environmental challenges for our future energy supply. The study describes a portfolio of policies that would motivate energy users and businesses to invest in innovative energy efficient technologies. On the basis of the portfolios, two policy scenarios have been developed, i.e. a moderate scenario and an advanced scenario. We focus on the industrial part of … more
Date: July 24, 2001
Creator: Worrell, Ernst & Price, Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Energy Policy in the Republic of China and Japan, 1970-1985: A Comparative Examination of Energy Politics and Policies

Description: The impact of the energy crises in the 1970s hit all oil-importing countries much harder than it hit countries endowed with domestic supplies of energy. Energy politics and policies for the oil-importing countries have become vital issues that need to be examined. The purpose of this dissertation is to examine and compare the energy politics and policy processes in the Republic of China (ROC) and Japan during the period of 1970-1985. The study focuses on the politics of energy policies, using a… more
Date: August 1987
Creator: Wang, Han-Kuo
Partner: UNT Libraries
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BPA Statutes.

Description: This publication includes the Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) authorities. It combines the two previous booklets of BPA authorities` and adds: sections of certain Appropriation Acts affecting BPA; a list of all other Appropriation Acts affecting BPA; a list of the acts authorizing Federal hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River Basin; portions of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 that specifically apply to BPA; portions of the Federal Power Act to provide context for the Energy Policy Act.… more
Date: January 1, 1995
Creator: United States. Bonneville Power Administration.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Screening Analysis for EPACT-Covered Commercial HVAC and Water-Heating Equipment

Description: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT) establishes that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulate efficiency levels of certain categories of commercial heating, cooling, and water-heating equipment. EPACT establishes the initial minimum efficiency levels for products falling under these categories, based on ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-1989 requirements. EPCA states that, if ASHRAE amends Standard 90.1-1989 efficiency levels, then DOE mu… more
Date: April 25, 2000
Creator: Somasundaram, Sriram; Armstrong, Peter R; Belzer, David B; Gaines, Suzanne C; Hadley, Donald L; Smith, David L et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Energy and the 97th Congress: Overview

Description: During his campaign, President Reagan called for a major shift in this country's energy policy. In particular, the President emphasized the need for more domestic production of energy and reliance on market forces to produce and distribute energy products. Now in office, the new Administration is employing executive, administrative, and legislative methods to implement these changes.
Date: November 10, 1982
Creator: Parker, Larry; Bamberger, Robert L. & Behrens, Carl E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Building Energy Efficiency

Description: This report focuses on energy use in buildings, which account for over one-third of all energy used in the United States. Significant energy savings in buildings are possible through the use of commercially available, cost-effective, energy efficient technologies; yet adoption rates for these technologies are often low. Interviews with industry, property managers, homeowners, and others were used to explore why technology adoption rates are so low. Past Federal efforts to encourage energy effic… more
Date: May 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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State and Local Clean Energy Policy Primer: Getting from Here to Clean Electricity with Policy (Fact Sheet)

Description: This fact sheet proposes a framework for how states and localities can build policy portfolios by first setting the stage for clean energy in the market with low cost policies, and then growing the market with successive policies until the need for financial incentives can be reduced and eventually eliminated.
Date: April 1, 2011
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Fission Energy Program of the U.S. Department of Energy

Description: "This document describes programs managed by the Program Director for Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy, and under the cognizance of the Committee on Science and Technology, United States House of Representatives. The major portion of the document is concerned with civilian nuclear power development, the policy for which has been established by the National Energy Plan of April 1977, but it also includes descriptions of the space applications and naval reactor programs." (from Summary)
Date: June 1978
Creator: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Nuclear Energy Programs.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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