Department of Energy Research and Development Programs--fiscal Year 1987: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, on the Department of Energy Research and Development Programs, March 17, April 29, May 5, and June 23, 1986, Volume 4

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Page 774 - The NARUC is a quasi-governmental nonprofit organization founded in 1889. Within our membership are the governmental agencies of the fifty States and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands engaged in the regulation of utilities and carriers. Our chief objective is to serve the public interest by seeking to improve the quality and effectiveness of government regulation.
Page 205 - ... universally accepted as a transportation fuel. Further research into novel gas compression concepts is necessary to advance the development of compressor technology. Research must also be conducted...
Page 28 - Transportation program are to contribute to Improved energy efficiency and enhanced diversity of available end-use technologies. These programs provide the technology base necessary to support private sector efforts to develop technologies which are either more efficient or serve as alternatives to those based exclusively on petroleum. In FY...
Page 1002 - FY 1987 budget request for several of the programs supported by the Office of Energy Research (ER). These programs are: High Energy and Nuclear Physics, Basic Energy Sciences, Magnetic Fusion Energy, Biological and Environmental Research, Energy Research Analysis, University Research Support, University Research Instrumentation, and Multiprogram Energy Laboratories-Facilities Support.
Page 82 - In implementing the program. All of the remaining funds will be available for award. Under the terms of Public Law 99-190, the funds will become available in three Increments as follows: $99.4 million in FY 1986, $149.1 million in FY87 , and $149.1 million In FY88. The Clean Coal Technology Program is related to, but not a direct continuation of, the effort undertaken by DOE following passage of Section 321, Public Law 98-473, 98 Stat. 1874. This section directed the Secretary of Energy to solicit...
Page 1042 - ... available when major decisions must be made on the deployment of new energy systems. It follows that, based on the estimated timescales for the resolution of uncertainties affecting the acceptability of other energy sources, the scientific and technological base for fusion should be available essentially by the turn of the century. Fusion has a unique role in the process of determining our Nation's energy future. In principle, fusion energy has the flexibility to fit a variety of future energy...
Page 200 - Contemporary technologies allow significant production of gas from coal; however, substantial research into the gasification process is necessary for synthesized gas from coal to play a role in meeting this nation's future energy needs. Gasification techniques must be developed to accommodate high-sulfur Eastern coals and combustioninhibiting coal "fines." Research must be conducted to develop techniques for gasifying these "fines," for disposition of liquid byproducts, and for consolidating "fines
Page 453 - Secretary conducts technical analyses and provides advice concerning nonproliferation; assesses alternative nuclear systems and new reactor and fuel cycle concepts; and evaluates proposed advanced nuclear fission energy concepts and technical improvements...
Page 194 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee: I am George H. Lawrence, President of the American Gas Association (AGA...
Page 471 - The formation of regional compacts to carry out this responsibility is encouraged by the Act. The goal of the Department's Low-Level Waste program is to assist States and regions in the development of an effective nationwide lowlevel waste management system. The Act has also assigned several new responsibilities to the Department in addition to providing assistance to States and compact regions. During FY...

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