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Reinventing electric utilities [electronic resource] : competition, citizen action, and clean power / Ed Smeloff and Peter Asmus ; foreword by Amory Lovins.

By: Smeloff, Ed.
Contributor(s): Asmus, Peter.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (xv, 239 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 1423707842 (electronic bk.); 9781423707844 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Electric utilities -- United States | Electric power-plants -- Decentralization -- United States | Electric power-plants -- Efficiency -- United States | Electric power-plants -- Environmental aspects -- United States | Energy conservation -- United States | Renewable energy sources -- United States | Sacramento Municipal Utility District (Calif.) | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Power Resources -- Electrical | Energia | �Energies renouvelables -- �Etats-Unis | Electricite, services publics -- Etats-Unis | Kernkraftwerk | Wettbewerb | Technische Innovation | Umweltschutz | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reinventing electric utilities.DDC classification: 333.79/32/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Amory Lovins -- Ch. 1. The Growth of Electric Monopolies -- Ch. 2. Pulling the Plug on Nuclear Power in Sacramento -- Ch. 3. The Road to Recovery for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District -- Ch. 4. The Breakup of Utilities and California's New Electric Order -- Ch. 5. Regional Examples of Utility Reform -- Ch. 6. Last of the Monopolies?: The Future of the Electric Services Industry -- Postscript: Update on the California Plan -- Appendix A. Descriptions of SMUD Programs -- Appendix B. Promoting Renewable Energy in a Restructured Electricity Market -- Appendix C. Summary of National and Regional Surveys Affirming Consistent Public Support for Conservation and Renewable Energy -- Appendix D. Maps Depicting States with Commitments to IRP, DSM, and Renewable Energy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-222) and index.

Foreword / Amory Lovins -- Ch. 1. The Growth of Electric Monopolies -- Ch. 2. Pulling the Plug on Nuclear Power in Sacramento -- Ch. 3. The Road to Recovery for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District -- Ch. 4. The Breakup of Utilities and California's New Electric Order -- Ch. 5. Regional Examples of Utility Reform -- Ch. 6. Last of the Monopolies?: The Future of the Electric Services Industry -- Postscript: Update on the California Plan -- Appendix A. Descriptions of SMUD Programs -- Appendix B. Promoting Renewable Energy in a Restructured Electricity Market -- Appendix C. Summary of National and Regional Surveys Affirming Consistent Public Support for Conservation and Renewable Energy -- Appendix D. Maps Depicting States with Commitments to IRP, DSM, and Renewable Energy.

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Reinventing electric utilities by Smeloff, Ed. ©1997
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