Energy Policy Analysis: A Conceptual Framework

Energy Policy Analysis: A Conceptual Framework

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Presented in nontechnical terms, this book offers a unique and powerful conceptual framework for analysis of energy technologies (standard and alternative) in terms of their respective dollar costs, environmental costs, and national security costs. Energy technologies examined include coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas, solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower, biomass and biogas, energy conservation and efficiency, ocean power, hydrogen, electric power and transmission, and transportation. This three-point framework allows examination of issues and problems associated with implementation of U.S. energy policies in the context of major social goals (such as growth and equity), with treatment of conflicts and trade-offs between energy development and other social values (such as health and safety, cultural, historical, and aesthetic values). These are the key political issues for policy makers formulating national energy policy and decisions makers implementing it.... of space utilized while still allowing maximum exposure to the sunand minimum electrical transmission distances. ... Pursuant to theEnergy Policy Act of2005, each state regulatory authority (e.g., publicservice commission)and ... 2010.BlackHillsEnergy2011Renewable Energy Compliance Report. Hearing before the Public Utilities Commission ofthe ... a€œSolarPanel to Be Offered with Ford Focus Electric.

Title:Energy Policy Analysis: A Conceptual Framework
Author:Michael S Hamilton
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-12-18


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