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SAVING ENERGY AND REDUCING CO2 EMISSIONS WITH ELECTRICITY

SAVING ENERGY AND REDUCING CO2 EMISSIONS WITH ELECTRICITY
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Through different applications, electricity provides the energy required for light, heat, comfort, and mechanical work. In order to sustain society's expectation for comfort, convenience and productivity, it will remain necessary to continue to seek and find reasonable quantities of energy in forms which are accessible, affordable and have modest or zero environmental impacts. Without question, this need will lead to increased electrification, and a decrease in - and possible elimination of - the use of fossil fuels. This in turn will call for an international imperative to make existing uses of electricity both efficient and practical. This book will guide the reader toward a clearer vision of that goal, with explanations of the concept of electrification, along with CO2 reductions through expanded end-use applications of electricity. Topics will include electric cars; airport, seaport, railroad and mining electrification; industrial uses of electricity in a variety of processes; residential building use of electricity; and enhancing energy efficiency and demand response.

ISBN: 0-88173-667-8
6 x 9, 270 pp., Illus., Hardcover
ORDER CODE: 0653


CONTENTS

1 – Introduction: Electricity's Attributes
2 – The Concept of Electrification
3 – CO2 Reductions Through Expanded End- Use Applications of Electricity
4 – Electric On-Road Transportation
5 – Electrifying Off-Road Motive Power
6 – Beneficial Industrial Uses of Electricity: Industrial Introduction & Process Industries
7 – Beneficial Industrial Uses of Electricity: Metals Production
8 – Beneficial Industrial Uses of Electricity: Materials Fabrication
9 – Beneficial Commercial Building Uses of Electricity
10 – Beneficial Residential Building Uses of Electricity
11 – Enhancing Energy Efficiency
12 – Demand Response
Index

 

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