Energy consumption (21 - 26 of 26 items)
Delays and Uncertain Energy Savings in Program To Promote State Energy Conservation
EMD-80-97: Published: Sep 2, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1980.
The Energy Conservation and Production Act of 1976 authorized four programs to encourage and facilitate the implementation of energy conservation and renewable-resource measures in residences, nonresidential buildings, and industrial plants. The act specifically requires GAO to review the four program aspects; program effectiveness, energy savings, an accounting by state of the State Energy Conser...
Department of Energy's Gasoline Allocation Program
112915: Jul 24, 1980
GAO reviewed the adequacy of the Department of Energy's (DOE) allocation information and the ability of DOE and State energy officials to act in critical supply shortage situations to allocate available supplies fairly and in accordance with priority needs. The 1979 gasoline shortage was an example of the Government's lack of preparedness to minimize the impacts of energy emergencies and a reminde...
The Federal Government Needs a Comprehensive Program To Curb Its Energy Use
EMD-80-11: Published: Dec 12, 1979. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1979.
In the face of the Nation's growing dependency on foreign oil imports and the undesirable economic consequences, and despite legislative and executive directives, a comprehensive energy conservation program has not yet been developed. The Federal Government has not made a sufficient commitment to curb Federal energy consumption and needs a new perspective for reducing its energy use. In assessing...
Better Planning Needed To Deal with Shifting Regional Energy Demand
EMD-78-35: Published: Feb 22, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1978.
Since 1970 there has been a distinct movement of people and economic activity from the northeast and north-central regions to the southeast and southwest--sometimes referred to as the Sunbelt--and to the Rocky Mountain area. Such population and industry shifts alter the energy requirements of the regions affected.To be dealt with effectively, the energy implications associated with disparate regio...
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 and Its Implications for GAO
090944: Jan 1, 1976
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 11, Issue 3, Summer 1976...