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Consumer energy conservation policies in the United States and the Pacific Northwest region

Marvin Elliott Olsen

Consumer energy conservation policies in the United States and the Pacific Northwest region

by Marvin Elliott Olsen

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Published by International Institute for Environment and Society in Berlin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Pacific.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Energy conservation -- Northwest, Pacific.,
    • Energy conservation -- United States.,
    • Energy policy -- Northwest, Pacific.,
    • Energy policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marvin E. Olsen.
      SeriesPapers from the International Institute for Environment and Society of the Science Center Berlin
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9502.U53 A1966 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 111 p. ;
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3250147M
      LC Control Number83167161

      Changes from year to year in consumer counts, sales and revenues, particularly involving the commercial and industrial consumer sectors, may result from respondent implementation of changes in the definitions of consumers, and reclassifications. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. The Region names are: A. Northwestern Forest, Forage, and Specialty Crops B. Northwestern Wheat and Range C. California Subtropical Fruit, Truck, and Specialty Crops D. Western Range and Irrigated E. Rocky Mountain Range and Forest F. Northern Great Plains Spring Wheat G. Western Great Plains Range and Irrigated H. Central Great Plains Winter.

      A Few Coal Facts: Contribution to current Oregon energy mix — 41% Cost per kwh currently — Ranges from $ to $ This assumes a medium- to .   The square-foot facility will allow TES to better serve its clients in the Pacific Northwest region, which has historically been underserved by traditional IT Asset Disposition (ITAD.

        Donald J. Pisani's Water, Land, and Law in the West: The Limits of Public Policy, (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, ) collected a number of important essays about the region most affected by the conservation movement.   Consumer energy conservation policies in the United States and the Pacific Northwest Region. Pullman, WA: Department of Sociology, Washington State Univer- sity. Zografos, Kostas, Seymour Warkov, Bernward Joerges and George Megaleconomos,


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Consumer energy conservation policies in the United States and the Pacific Northwest region by Marvin Elliott Olsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Northwest Power and Conservation Council. The Northwest Power and Conservation Council develops energy plans for the pacific northwest that include conservation efforts for local fish and wildlife.

Agency Details Website: Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Contact: Contact the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

Main Address: Pursuant to 16 USCS § (f), [Title Conservation; Chapter 12F. Pacific Northwest Consumer Power Preference; Reciprocal Priority in Other Regions] the term energy requirements of any Pacific Northwest customer means “the full requirements for electric energy of (1) any purchaser from the United States for direct consumption in the Pacific Northwest.

The Pacific Northwest is a leader in acquiring energy efficiency, which is our second largest resource after hydropower. The Northwest Power Act defines it as an energy resource and makes it the region’s top priority.

Share It helps the region succeed by drawing parties together to move conservation forward in the Northwest. The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and (loosely) by the Rocky Mountains on the east.

Though no official boundary exists, the most common conception includes the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) and the U.S.

states of Idaho, Oregon, and Composition: British Columbia, Idaho. To assist the electrical consumers of the Pacific Northwest through use of the Federal Columbia River Power System to achieve cost-effective energy conservation, to encourage the development of renewable energy resources, to establish a representative regional power planning process, to assure the region of an efficient and adequate power.

In“to assist the electrical consumers of the Pacific Northwest through use of the Federal Columbia River Power System to achieve cost-effective energy conservation” and “to assure the. The Shark Conservation Act allows for sustainably managed shark fisheries while eliminating the harmful practice of finning—a process of removing shark fins at sea and discarding the rest of the shark.

The act requires that all sharks in the United States, with one exception, be brought to shore with their fins naturally attached. Conservation funding. The U.S. government is a major contributor to international conservation programs, notably through the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Development Assistance Account administered by USAID.

These accounts have been crucial sources of funding for our efforts and other partners on field demonstration, enforcement capacity, science and conservation. Promote energy efficiency in residential and commercial settings through the development of the Roadmap to Resilient, Ultra-Low Energy Buildings in the Pacific Northwest.

Explore best practices by PNWER jurisdictions on leasing agreements that would provide annual compensation to states and/or private landowners for infrastructure leases. The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information Overview of household attitudes toward energy conservation in the Pacific Northwest (Conference) | skip to main content.

Energy conservation is the effort made to reduce the consumption of energy by using less of an energy service. This can be achieved either by using energy more efficiently (using less energy for a constant service) or by reducing the amount of service used (for example, by driving less).

Energy conservation is a part of the concept of Eco-sufficiency. Meeting the growing demand for energy through conservation and energy efficiency causes no environmental damage and costs less than building new power plants.

Fish and Wildlife Salmon and steelhead are icons of the Pacific Northwest – important to both the region’s culture and economy. Yet many runs in the Columbia River Basin are listed as.

Issues The NW Energy Coalition tackles issues related to its four pillar objectives: securing all cost-effective energy efficiency, investing in new renewable energy, protecting energy consumers – especially low-income consumers, and restoring fish and wildlife harmed by the Northwest’s hydropower system.

Specific issues and venues vary over time and geography. Throughout this series, we explore the ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest and the wildlife who inhabit them, including the Northern Spotted Owl, the wolverine, and bullhead trout. Our newly launched Pacific Wildway aims to reconnect, restore and rewild the Pacific region so that these species and more can thrive.

Provides resources for policy-makers, consumers, utilities, and others produced through NAPEE - a private-public initiative to create a sustainable, aggressive national commitment to energy efficiency through a collaborative effort of stakeholders.

The National Energy Conservation Policy Act is directed towards conservation in both senses. The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of was enacted for the purpose of serving the nation’s energy demands and promoting conservation methods when feasibly obtainable.

The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation is a statutory public / private nonprofit created in by the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington, the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and the Northwest.

As the United States seeks to stabilize energy prices and enhance energy security, energy efficiency and conservation remain one of the most effective tools to help meet consumers’ expanding energy needs while maintaining reasonable prices.

Wind, sun, and wildlife: Do wind and solar energy development “short-circuit” conservation in the western United States. Despite the trade-offs between renewable energy development, land use, humans, and wildlife, wind and solar development continues to transform the southwestern US into a green energy landscape.

The sections below include an overview of the types of renewable and nonrenewable energy produced and consumed in the United States, an energy profile of Washington (from the U.S.

Energy Information Administration), a general profile of Washington (from the edition of the Almanac of American Politics), and various economic indicators in. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Conservation. The Bureau of Reclamation manages, developes, and protects water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner for the benefit of the American public. Conservation remains a vital part of managing water delivery and power generation across the Western United States.The electricity sector of the United States includes a large array of stakeholders that provide services through electricity generation, transmission, distribution and marketing for industrial, commercial, public and residential customers.

It also includes many public institutions that regulate the sector. Inthere were 3, electric utilities in the United States, of which .