ENERGY--A REPORT WHICH TELLS HOW THE U.S. CAME UP SHORT AND WHAT IS LIKELY TO BE DONE NOW

THE REPORT REVIEWS THE ENERGY SUPPLY PROBLEM IN THE U.S. DISCUSSES NEW TECHNOLOGIES THAT HAVE BEEN PROPOSED FOR ITS SOLUTION. NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS MAY BE ESTABLISHED, AND COAL GASIFICATION AND COAL LIQUEFACTION TECHNIQUES WILL BE PERFACTED. SOLAR ENERGY, IT IS EXPACTED, MAY REPLACE NUCLEAR FUEL IN THE FUTURE. THE COSTS INVOLVED IN FUTURE ABUNDANT SUPPLY, ACCOUNTS FOR ONLY 17 PERCENT OF THE NATION'S ENERGY NEEDS WHILE OIL AND GAS ARE SOURCES OF 78 PERCENT OF THE NATIONS'S ENERGY. A NUMBER OF ENERGY CONSER- VATION MEASURES HAVE BEEN PROPOSED BY THE GOVERNMENT. SOME RELAXATION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION STANDARDS MAY BE FORTHCOMING. THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRIES MAINTAIN THAT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE HANDICAPPED THEIR GROWTH. MARKET DEMAND, CLEAN FUELS AND "SLIPPAGE" (I.E. DELAY IN PUTTING A PROPOSED POWER GENERATING PLANT ON THE LINE) ARE OUTLINED. ACTION AND REACTION BY PROFESSIONAL AND LAY ENERGY MANAGERS TO THE ENERGY CRISIS IS REVIEWED. THE POSSIBILITY OF HIGH GASOLINE PRICES AND A TAX TOOLS OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION IS PREDICTED. ILLUMINATION ON FREEWAYS, THE POSSIBILITY OF ELECTRIC AUTOS, FARM FUEL AND PLANS TO SAVE GAS ARE SOME OTHER ASPECTS OF THE PRESENT CRISIS DISCUSSED HERE.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ross, Howard R. Associates

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  • Publication Date: 1973-11

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  • Accession Number: 00200654
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 16 1974 12:00AM