Annual Report to Congress 1998 of the Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy

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Page 51 - US solar thermal and photovoltaic collector manufacturing activities; and US geothermal heat pump manufacturing activities. It updates and provides more detail on renewable energy information than what's published in the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Annual Energy Review 1997. The renewable energy resources included in the report are: biomass (wood, wood waste, municipal solid waste, ethanol, and biodiesel); geothermal; wind; solar (solar thermal and photovoltaic); and hydropower. However,...
Page 46 - Outlook 2005 are not statements of what will happen but of what might happen, given the assumptions and methodologies used. The projections are business-as-usual trend forecasts, given known technology, technological and demographic trends, and current laws and regulations. Thus, they provide a policy-neutral reference case that can be used to analyze policy initiatives. EIA does not propose, advocate, or speculate on future legislative and regulatory changes. All laws are assumed to remain as currently...
Page 55 - Appendix A Explanatory Notes The Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes monthly data for the supply and disposition of natural gas in the United States in the Natural Gas Monthly (NGM). The information in this Appendix is provided to assist users in evaluating the monthly data. There is a brief description of what data are estimated and what data are taken from submitted reports, followed by ten technical notes that provide important information for individual data series.
Page 52 - The 15 surveys in the Petroleum Supply Reporting System (PSRS) track the supply and disposition of crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas liquids in the United States. To maintain a database with historically accurate observations and current estimates from the petroleum industry, EIA administers three survey series: weekly, monthly, and biennial (every other year).
Page 43 - December 1 through 11, 1997, more than 160 nations met in Kyoto, Japan, to negotiate binding limitations on greenhouse gases for the developed nations, pursuant to the objectives of the Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992. The outcome of the meeting was the Kyoto Protocol, in which the developed nations agreed to limit their greenhouse gas emissions, relative to the levels emitted in 1990.
Page 1 - ... modeling programs are available for sale on diskette, tape, or cartridge, through either the National Technical Information Service or the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Department of Energy. Contact NEIC for information on specific products, sources, and media, and ordering instructions. Printed Publications EIA directories are available free of charge from NEIC. Recent periodicals and one-time reports are available from the Government Printing Office.
Page 1 - EIA's Internet Site Services offer nearly all EIA publications. Users can view and download selected pages or entire reports, search for information, download EIA data and analysis applications, and find out about new EIA information products and services. World Wide Web: FTP: EIA also offers a listserve service for EIA press releases and other short documents.
Page 2 - Administration, the independent statistical and analytical agency within the US Department of Energy (DOE), by recess appointment on December 31, 1984.
Page 45 - Outlook 1998 (AEO98) presents midterm forecasts of energy supply, demand, and prices through 2020 prepared by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The projections are based on results from EIA's National Energy Modeling System (NEMS). The report begins with an "Overview" summarizing the AEO98 reference case.
Page 2 - Maintaining a comprehensive data and information program on energy resources and reserves, energy production, energy demand, energy technologies, and related financial and statistical information relevant to the adequacy of energy resources to meet the Nation's demands in the near and longer term future. • Developing and maintaining analytical tools and collection and processing systems; providing analyses that are accurate, timely, and objective; and providing information dissemination services.

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