New PDF release: E-Vision 2002, Shaping Our Future by Reducing Energy

By David Ortiz

ISBN-10: 0833033433

ISBN-13: 9780833033437

ISBN-10: 0833035916

ISBN-13: 9780833035912

The E-Vision 2002 convention, held in may perhaps 2002, used to be subsidized via the U.S. division of power as a step towards enforcing a key advice of the Bush administration's nationwide power coverage. It accrued a hundred and fifty of the nation's top strength specialists to debate methods of decreasing the country's power depth. This quantity and the extra quantity enclosed on CD-ROM include the displays and discussions that came about on the convention, together with the id of pursuits and the skill to accomplish them. it's a key paintings for these interested in enforcing the nationwide strength coverage.

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Sperling hoped that information technology could be incorporated into the transportation infrastructure to promote new mobility options, greatly reducing energy intensity. S. development and continues today. To overcome this problem will require a sustained effort on the part of government, industry, and citizens. The government can focus its efforts on promising but currently unviable technologies that may not be supported by entrenched interests. Industry needs to commit itself to the distribution of advanced technologies, Sperling continued.

Though participation is voluntary, the program has been very successful, and all AISI members will benefit from the results. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), have a number of characteristics. Because these programs often include cutting-edge technologies, government involvement helps to mitigate the risk to industry and jumpstart a market. Industries must acknowledge the difference between competition and collective action and pool resources for common goals. No program makes sense without a viable business case, and part of that is an explicit statement of realistic goals, verifiable metrics, and implementation timelines.

Additional Options Assistant Secretary Garman mentioned several additional tools that were discussed at E-Vision 2002. Among the several tools available to help promote the acceptance of currently available technologies are tax incentives for readily available products; regulatory barriers, which can sometimes be reduced to increase the number of options available to businesses; and educational programs, which help to inform consumers about new technologies. Furthermore, the development of a credible and visible energy efficiency rating system, similar to what is currently used in the EnergyStar program and the mile per gallon metric used for cars, can help to create a market value for energy efficiency.

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