U.S. Energy Production and Consumption: Major Factors, Influences and Trends


Kendra Fletcher (Editor)

Series: Energy Policies, Politics and Prices
BISAC: BUS070040

Federal energy policy since the 1970s has focused primarily on ensuring a secure supply of energy while protecting the environment. The federal government supports and intervenes in U.S. energy production and consumption in various ways, such as providing tax incentives, grants, and other support to promote domestic production of energy, as well as setting standards and requirements.

This book provides information on U.S. production and consumption of fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy from 2000 through 2013 and major factors, including federal activities, that influenced energy production and consumption levels. It also provides information on other federal activities that may have influenced aspects of U.S. energy production and consumption from 2000 through 2013 but were not targeted at a specific energy source, as well as information on federal research and development. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Energy Policy: Information on Federal and Other Factors Influencing U.S. Energy Production and Consumption from 2000 through 2013 (pp. 1-112)
United States Government Accountability Office

Chapter 2 – Energy Policy: 113th Congress Issues (pp. 113-124)
Brent D. Yacobucci


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