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E-Vision 2002, Shaping Our Future by Reducing Energy Intensity in the U.S. Economy, Volume I : Proceedings of the Conference.

Author/Creator:
Ortiz, David.
Publication:
Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, The, 2003.
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Book
1 online resource (83 pages)
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1st ed.
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Subjects:
Energy policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Energy consumption -- United States -- Congresses.
Industries -- Energy consumption -- United States -- Congresses.
Industrial productivity -- United States -- Congresses.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
The E-Vision 2002 Conference, held in May 2002, was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy as a step toward implementing a key recommendation of the Bush administration?s National Energy Policy. It gathered 150 of the nation?s leading energy experts to discuss ways of reducing the country?s energy intensity. This volume and the additional volume enclosed on CD-ROM contain the presentations and discussions that took place at the conference, including the identification of goals and the means to achieve them. It is a key work for those involved in implementing the National Energy Policy.
Contents:
Cover
PREFACE
CONTENTS
FIGURES
TABLE
SUMMARY
ABBREVIATIONS
Chapter One
INTRODUCTION
PURPOSE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE E-VISION 2002 CONFERENCE
HOW THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS ARE ORGANIZED
A NOTE ON CONTENT
Chapter Two
ENERGY INTENSITY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
CONTEXT: MODERN HISTORY OF ENERGY INTENSITY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
DEFINITIONS AND BACKGROUND
Definitions
Background
ENERGY-CONSUMING SECTOR TRENDS AND POSSIBLE FUTURES
Industrial Sector
Buildings Sector
Transportation Sector
Electricity-Generating Sector
Chapter Three
LESSONS LEARNED FROM PREVIOUS EFFORTS AT REDUCING ENERGY INTENSITY
PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCES
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCES AT REDUCING ENERGY INTENSITY
FEDERAL EXPERIENCES AT REDUCING ENERGY INTENSITY
Chapter Four
OPTIONS AND STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING ENERGY INTENSITY IN THE U.S. ECONOMY
INDUSTRIAL SECTOR
BUILDINGS SECTOR
TRANSPORTATION SECTOR
ELECTRICITY GENERATION SECTOR
Chapter Five
ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL PRIORITY FOR IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE U.S. ECONOMY
ATTRIBUTES OF A NATIONAL PRIORITY FOR IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Leadership
Technology
Choice and Change
POSSIBLE STRATEGIES OF A NATIONAL PRIORITY FOR IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Goals and Objectives
Replicate Successful Programs
Expand Successful Programs and Start New Ones
Pick the "Low-Hanging Fruit"
Pursue Multiple Strategies
UNCERTAINTIES, RISKS, AND EXTERNAL FACTORS THAT MAY IMPEDE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL PRIORITY FOR IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
FIRST STEPS IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL PRIORITY FOR IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Collecting Data and Developing Analysis Tools
Networking Among Companies and States
Additional Options
CONCLUSION
Appendix A CONFERENCE AGENDA.
Appendix B LIST OF ATTENDEES
REFERENCES.
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Contributor:
Sollinger, Jerry.
Other format:
Print version: Ortiz, David E-Vision 2002, Shaping Our Future by Reducing Energy Intensity in the U.S. Economy, Volume I
ISBN:
9780833035912
9780833033437
OCLC:
475901507