Shortage in Kilowatts

Putney, Bryant
July 1941
New Republic;7/14/41, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p43
Focuses on the problem of shortage of electricity faced in the U.S. Speech by C.W. Kellogg, president of the Edison Electric Institute, on electricity crisis; Declaration by Kellogg that an allegation of power shortage is unwarranted; Evidence that the U.S. Federal Power Commission has shown little foresight in doing the work assigned to it by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Forecast by the government on demand for electricity as indicated in the report to the Commission; Difficulty in the production of generating equipment; Participation of the private power companies in subordinating the country's interests to profit-seeking.


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