ERIC Number: ED164264
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Solar Energy: Progress and Promise.
Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, DC.
This report discusses many of the economic and policy questions related to the widespread introduction of solar power, presents recent progress in developing solar technologies and advancing their economic feasibility, and reviews some recommendations that have been made for achieving the early introduction and sustained application of solar technology, including suggestions for improving the federal solar energy program. Some of the topics included are: solar thermal energy, photovoltaic solar cells, biomass, wind energy conversion, small-scale hydropower, ocean thermal energy conversion, and energy storage. (BB)
Descriptors: Economics, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Federal Programs, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Science Education, Solar Radiation, Technology, Thermal Environment, Utilities
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 041-011-00036-0; $2.30)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, DC.