Bmdo Technology And The Electric Utility Industry
DIANE Publishing, Aug 1, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 89 pages
Since the early 1980's , the U.S. has encouraged industry to partner with Fed. agencies to transfer and commercialize federally funded R&D. This report, written in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization's (BMDO's) Tech. Applications program, is intended to put the electric utility industry in touch with developers of a wide range of highly advanced technology funded by BMDO that could assist those utilities in meeting a more competitive environment. Includes: transmission and distribution systems, fossil fuel power generation, environmental compliance, and load mgmt. Contacts provided.
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