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FROM VOLUME 4, NUMBER 7, JULY 1991
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
ENERGY POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
DSM and the Global Environment, 425 pp., $79.95 (Synergic
Proceedings of a conference on DSM or demand-side management (Apr. 1991,
Arlington, Va.), covering such topics as estimates of DSM impacts on electricity
use and emissions, methods of incorporating environmental externalities, DSM and
the U.S. Clean Air Act, transmission and distribution benefits of DSM, case
studies, environmental dispatch, international perspectives.
Electricity in the American Economy: Agent of Technological Progress,
S.H. Schurr, C.C. Burwell et al., $45 (Greenwood).
Prepared under the auspices of the EPRI Energy Study Center, describes the
critical role played by electric power in enhancing industrial productivity and
energy efficiency. Relates several case studies to long-term national economic
Energy Production, Consumption and Consequences, J.L. Helm, Ed.,
296 pp., 1990, $35 (Nat. Acad. Press).
Prepared through the National Academy of Engineering, consists of
individually authored, reviewed chapters in four sections: supply, demand and
reappraisal; environmental issues; evolving vulnerabilities and opportunities;
implications for strategy. The situation in the 1970s is compared to that of the
The Energy Alternative: Changing the Way the World Works, W.C.
Patterson, 186 pp., 1990, Ј16.99 (Boxtree, London). Reviewed by W. Donnelly
in Energy Policy, pp. 188-189, Mar. 1991.
The author would have the public and decision makers focus upon services
provided by fuels and energy rather than on the commodities themselves. This
would allow for innovations in the use of alternative fuels and more efficient
use of all fuels and energy.
Green Energy: A Non-nuclear Response to the Greenhouse Effect, D.
Toke, 180 pp., 1990, Ј4.95 (Greenprint, UK). Reviewed by S. Boyle in Energy
Policy, pp. 86-87, Jan.-Feb. 1991.
Summarizes detailed technical arguments and data on the potential roles of
energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. Aimed at British socialists,
according to the reviewer, yet very clearly details the basis of its analysis
and recommended policies.
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