Carbon Control in the U. S. Electricity Sector

Carbon Control in the U. S. Electricity Sector

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Congress has been debating a range of potential initiatives for reducing atmospheric CO2 from U.S. sources. Legislative proposals would seek to limit U.S. CO2 emissions to historical levels through emissions caps, carbon taxes, or other mechanisms. In the 110th Congress, the most prominent CO2 proposals sought reductions of nationwide CO2 emissions to 1990 levels or lower by 2030. Contents of this report: (1) Energy Efficiency and Conservation; (2) Renewable Energy; (3) Nuclear Power Generation; (4) Advanced Coal-Fired Power Generation; (5) Carbon Capture and Sequestration; (6) Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicles; (7) Distributed Energy Resources; (8) Policy Issues for Congress; (9) Conclusion. Illus. A print on demand report.PHEVs, like commercially available hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), would combine an electric motor and battery pack with an internal ... PHEVs would use a much higher- capacity battery pack than a typical HEV, however, and would be able charge the vehicle on grid ... 2008). factsheet_energy_speech_080308.pdf 93 Electric Power Research Institute and Naturalanbsp;...

Title:Carbon Control in the U. S. Electricity Sector
Author:Paul W. Parfomak
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-04


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