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Distributed Power in the United States: Prospects and Policies

Distributed Power in the United States: Prospects and Policies
 

Offers recommendations for ensuring the security and sustainability of the US electricity system now and for future generations through the greater deployment of distributed power systems (DPS). This report provides a comprehensive survey of the current technology and policy land... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780817915865
Barcode 9780817915865
Published 1 September 2013 by Independent Publishers Group
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Carl, Jeremy
By Talbott, Strobe
Series Hoover Institution Press Publication
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ISBN-13 9780817915865
ISBN-10 0817915869
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Independent Publishers Group
Imprint Hoover Press
Publication Date 1 September 2013
Publication Country United States United States
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Carl, Jeremy
By Talbott, Strobe
Series Hoover Institution Press Publication
Category Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary
Politics & Government
Central Government Policies
Economics, Finance, Business, Industry
Energy Industries & Utilities
Regional & Area Planning
Environmental Impact Analysis
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Energy Technology & Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Encyclopedias & General Reference
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 621.3121
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Scholars from the Brookings Institution's Energy Security Initiative and the Hoover Institution's Task Force on Energy Policy offer recommendations for ensuring the security and sustainability of our electricity system now and for future generations through the greater deployment of distributed power systems (DPS). Their report provides a comprehensive survey of the current technology and policy landscape of DPS and offers suggestions for its most effective use, along with warnings on its possible pitfalls.

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Author's Bio

Jeremy Carl is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy, whose work focuses on energy and environmental policy, with an emphasis on energy security, climate policy, and global fossil fuel markets. In addition, he writes extensively on US-India relations and Indian politics. George P. Shultz is the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and has had a distinguished career in government, in academia, and in business. He lives in San Francisco. Strobe Talbott is a foreign policy analyst and a diplomat. He is a former Deputy Secretary of State and a former journalist with Time magazine, and he is the president of the Brookings Institution think tank. He lives in Washington, DC.

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