TITLE

Hungry Utilities

AUTHOR(S)
Samuelson, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;9/18/76, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issue of conservation of energy in the U.S. Information about consumption of electricity by the Electric Utility industry; Concerns regarding declining oil and natural gas reserves in the country; Factors contributing to the failure of some conservation programs; Problem due to ignorance of consumers about advantages of energy saving investments; Opinion that reluctance of the public and government officials to acknowledge that high prices represents an unavoidable part of conservation program; Effect of rise in the number of households on the energy conservation program; Increase in demand for electric energy due to generational change in electronic appliances.
ACCESSION #
9614910

 

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