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Electric power in the United States

models and policy analysis

by Martin L. Baughman

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Electric utilities -- United States -- Mathematical models.,
    • Energy policy -- United States -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMartin L. Baughman, Paul L. Joskow, Dilip P. Kamat.
      SeriesThe MIT Press energy laboratory series ; 2
      ContributionsJoskow, Paul L., joint author., Kamat, Dilip P., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9685.U5 B37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 266 p. :
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4409218M
      ISBN 100262021307
      LC Control Number79012545

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        After , the United States saw a sharp drop in the increase of electricity consumption, and stopped the construction of many nuclear power plants and some fossil-fired power plants. It was unnecessary to develop medium-distance large-capacity transmission projects, so the research on UHV transmission technologies was temporarily suspended.   There are currently 95 licensed to operate nuclear power plants in the United States (64 PWRs and 32 BWRs), which generate about 20% of our nation's electrical use. For more information about operating reactors, see the location map, list of power reactors, and NRC Project Managers.


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