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Main Title American energy : the renewable path to energy security /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Flavin, Christopher.
Sawin, Janet L.
Podesta, John.
Publisher Worldwatch Institute : Center for American Progress,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 74490443
Subjects Renewable energy sources ; Energy conservation ; Energy consumption ; Energy policy--United States ; Biomass energy ; Energie ; Energies renouvelables ; Marché international ; Investissements ; Economie de l'énergie ; Politique énergétique ; Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBD  WWI-0001 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/29/2007
Collation 38 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"September 2006." Includes bibliographical references (page 36).
Contents Notes
21st Century energy -- Vision for a more secure and prosperous America -- Enhancing energy security -- Creating jobs -- The global marketplace -- Investment opportunities -- Building a new energy economy -- Building for the future -- Meeting the transportation challenge -- A new future for agriculture -- Powering the electricity grid -- Micro power -- A cleaner, healthier America -- Cleaner air and water -- Climate change and energy -- Conserving land and water -- Resources and technologies -- Energy efficiency -- Biofuels -- Biopower -- Geothermal energy -- Power from the wind -- Rooftop solar power -- Desert solar power -- Solar heating -- Hydropower -- Marine energy -- American energy agenda. This report provides a comprehensive overview of available renewable technologies and how they can help increase our national security by decreasing our reliance on imported oil, create new jobs, and grow our economy, as well as decreasing environmental damage caused by burning fossil fuels.