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Energy in transition, 1985-2010: Final report of the committee on nuclear and alternative energy systems

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1980

Citation

Nuclear Research Council, 1980, Energy in transition, 1985-2010: Final report of the committee on nuclear and alternative energy systems: The National Academy Press, 718 p.

Summary

Policy assessment of energy conservation strategies has tended to emphasize technological and economic costs, problems, and benefits. However, too narrow a focus may fail to delineate all the environmental and social impacts associated with the technology in question. In recognition of the importance of a balanced evaluation, a study was undertaken to identify local-level perceptions about environmental and social problems and opportunities associated with several energy conservation measures. These measures included building performance standards and retrofit; waste heat utilization; modifications in land use configurations and transportation modes; and electric utility demand management, and rate reform initiatives. The perceptions [...]

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DOI WECC []
ISBN WECC 0-309-66780-1

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nameWashington, D.C.
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value718

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