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Main Title U.S. electric power sector and climate change mitigation
Author Morgan, M. Granger
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Apt, Jay.
Lave, Lester B.
Publisher Pew Center on Global Climate Change,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 60661975
Subjects Global warming ; Energy policy--United States ; Electric utilities ; Architecture and energy conservation--United States
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EJBM  HD9685.A2M64 2005 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/17/2005
Collation 84 p. : ill.; 28 cm.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- A brief description of the electricity industry today -- The four eras of the U.S. electric power industry -- Greenhouse gas and conventional air pollutant emissions from the electricity industry -- Problems in managing the restructured industry -- Conflicting private and social goals -- Capital investment in the face of uncertainty -- Factors likely to shape the evolution and carbon intensity of the industry -- Improved end-use efficiency and load control -- Technologies that could change the carbon intensity of the electric power industry -- The important but neglected role of research -- Exploring possible futures for the electric poser industry -- Extrapolations and their limitations -- The next 10 years -- The next 50 years -- Discussion and policy recommendations -- Conclusions -- Endnotes.