ERIC Number: ED237794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Energy. Overview: ERIC Fact Sheet No. 6.
This fact sheet provides a basic overview of energy problems and programs in the United States and discusses the role that vocational education can play in solving those problems. The National Energy Plan is described including its objectives, strategies, and seven legislative acts: (1) The National Energy Conservation Act; (2) The Power Plant and Industrial Fuel Use Act (Coal Conversion Act); (3) The Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act; (4) The Natural Gas Policy Act; (5) The Energy Tax Act; (6) Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act of 1980; and (7) Energy Security Act (Synthetic Fuel Act). Ways in which vocational education programs in some states are responding to the energy dilemma are reviewed. The employment outlook is described for four key alternative energy areas: solar, coal, energy efficiency (conservation), and nuclear. A bibliography citing six references and 14 additional resources, most of which are available from the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) system, is provided. (DC)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.
Identifiers: Energy Crisis; ERIC; Fact Sheets; National Energy Plan; PF Project