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Electricity, today"s technologies, tomorrow"s alternatives.

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Published by Electric Power Research Institute, Distributed by Innovative Communications in Palo Alto, Calif, Pleasant Hill, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric power.,
  • Power resources.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsElectric Power Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1001 .E43 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2414787M
    ISBN 100803300018
    LC Control Number87080000


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This book traces the relatively new role of electricity in our energy history, discusses old and new ways of producing it (and related environmental issues), and closes with an agenda of technology-related issues that await decisions. Topics are presented in nine chapters. Chapters focus on (1) energy use; (2) energy demand; (3) energy supply; (4) principles of electric power generation; (5.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Electric Power Research Institute. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages. This teaching guide is designed to help teachers develop lesson plans around nine chapters provided in the student textbook.

Chapters focus on energy use, energy demand, energy supply, principles of electric power generation, today's generating options, future generating options, electricity storage and delivery, environmental concerns, and making energy decisions.

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