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Research Report - January 01, 1990

This paper assesses the effectiveness, fairness, and economic implications of two proposed measures for reducing U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide from the combustion of fossil fuel: a gasoline tax and a carbon fuels tax. It concludes that both approaches would significantly reduce U.S. Carbon...

Research Report - January 01, 1990

This paper summarize4s and updates the results of the 204-page ACEEE report on Lamp Efficiency Standards for Massachusetts. It also includes a section on the impact of the proposed standards on lighting design. The paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Illuminating Engineering...

Research Report - January 01, 1990

This study reviews energy consumption and intensity trends in each sector of the economy, showing that about three-quarters of the decline in total energy use per unit of GNP was induced by efficiency improvements. It was published in the 1990 Annual Review of Energy.

Research Report - January 01, 1990

This report is a complete literature review of technologies for improving heavy truck fuel economy, including improvements to engines, transmissions, tires, aerodynamics, and alternative engines. Prepared for Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Research Report - October 01, 1989

The technical potential for electricity conservation and load management is much greater than the savings that U.S. utilities have achieved to date. Recent trends could narrow the gap between conservation potential and implementation. Load growth among several utilities that have aggressively...

Research Report - September 01, 1989

An examination of the potential for electricity savings and peak demand reduction in New York is contained in this in-depth study. Included are: analysis of electricity end use by sector and building type; estimates of the electricity and peak demand savings and costs for 62 conservation and...

Research Report - January 01, 1989

In this, the first study of its kind, specific efficiency standards are proposed and analyzed for energy savings and cost-effectiveness. Sections also discuss lamp technologies, economics, and sales (by lamp and facility type). The first study of its kind. Prepared for Massachusetts Executive...

Research Report - January 01, 1989

This paper discusses the results of a field survey of new commercial buildings that examined how current construction practice compares in lighting energy intensity to the proposed ASHRAE/IES standard. The conclusion is that the proposed standard will be easy to meet in most buildings....

Research Report - January 01, 1989

Existing U.S. HOV facilities are reviewed and critiqued in this study. An analysis of potential national fuel savings from extensive use of HOV facilities is also included.

Research Report - January 01, 1989

This is a concise overview of transportation energy use in the U.S. The paper includes an analysis of the historical changes in energy intensity by transportation mode. Trends in highway travel and light vehicle fuel economy, and factors that contribute to their change are discussed....

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