Energy conservation (41 - 49 of 49 items)
Information on Department of Energy's Management of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
EMD-79-49: Published: Mar 22, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1979.
Answers are presented to a series of congressionally generated questions concerning the management of the strategic petroleum reserve program by the Department of Energy.Prior review of the cost and feasibility of salt cavern storage raised questions concerning the need for better information to reduce risks and uncertainties regarding the suitability of specific caverns for storage. However, salt...
Electric Energy Options Hold Great Promise for the Tennessee Valley Authority
EMD-78-91: Published: Nov 29, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1978.
Since its creation in 1933, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has evolved into the largest steam coal consumer and electric power producer in the nation. If present plans are completed, it will also be the largest producer of nuclear power. This report, which is the first major review of the TVA power program since 1959, assesses the TVA energy-related problems in terms of numerous national pol...
Complications in Implementing Home Weatherization Programs for the Poor
HRD-78-149: Published: Aug 2, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1978.
To help combat the impact of rising energy costs on low-income individuals and to reduce national energy consumption, the Community Services Administration (CSA) insulates and repairs homes for the economically disadvantaged. As of December 1977, over $100 million had been provided in grants to more than 900 local community action agencies and other organizations. Also, the Department of Energy (D...
Federal Agencies Can Do More to Promote Energy Conservation by Government Contractors
EMD-77-62: Published: Sep 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1977.
It has been estimated that from 4 percent to 7 percent of energy consumed in the United States is in support of Government's purchases of goods and services. Energy conservation programs were reviewed at 20 Government contractors' plants to evaluate their effectiveness and to assess efforts of Federal agencies in helping to establish viable programs.All contractors reviewed were taking some conser...
Improvements Needed in the Federal Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery Research, Development, and Demonstration Program
EMD-77-3: Published: Jan 28, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1977.
Improvements are needed in the Federal enhanced oil and gas recovery research, development, and demonstration program.Advanced methods to recover currently nonrecoverable oil and gas could contribute to reducing United States dependence on imported energy resources. Commercialization of many of these techniques will require more technology development. Other obstacles, primarily economic, also sta...
National Energy Policy: An Agenda for Analysis
EMD-77-16: Published: Jan 27, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1977.
An assessment of national energy problems dealt with the urgency for new policies to avoid the heavy reliance on energy imports. The critical issues identified were the need for energy conservation, problems of nuclear fission, future reliance on fossil fuels, especially coal, and possibilities of alternate sources. Questions were posed about the role of the federal government in wise management o...
Energy Conservation at Government Field Installations--Progress and Problems
LCD-76-229: Published: Aug 19, 1976. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1976.
No summary is currently available...
Survey of the Federal Energy Administration's Assistance to State and Local Governments in Developing and Administering Energy Programs
OSP-76-20: Published: Apr 23, 1976. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1976.
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