Impacts on U.S. Energy Expenditures and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions of Increasing Renewable-Energy Use: Technical Report

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Tables
2.1.Assumed Price-Elasticity Values18
3.1.Example of How Incremental Costs per Unit of CO2 Reduction Vary at Different Renewables Requirement Levels45
3.2.Potential Impacts on Increased Fuel Expenditures with Higher Base-Case Oil Price47
A.1.EIA 2006 Annual Energy Outlook Projections and 2004 Observed Data2
A.2.2006 AEO Projections for New Electricity Capacity Added from 2010 to 20253
A.3.Wind Supply Curve Data4
A.4.Geothermal Supply Curve Data6
A.5.Electricity Power-Plant Assignments8
A.6.Cost Comparison for Firm Power9
A.7.Sample Cost Comparison for Intermittent Technologies11
A.8.Sample Incremental Costs for Intermittent Technologies12
A.9.Natural Gas Market Initial Values13
A.10.Biofuel-Cost Assumptions18
A.11.Projected Conversion Yields for Proposed DOE-Funded Ethanol Plants19
A.12.Sample Biofuel Supply Curve Quantity Estimates19
A.13.Sample Biofuel Supply Curve Price Estimates20
A.14.Breakdown of Biodiesel Cost Assumptions21
A.15.Petroleum-Market Initial Values: AEO 2006 Projections for 202522
A.16.EIA 2025 Projections of Petroleum-Product Prices23
A.17.Initial Values for Motor Transportation–Fuel Demand Values23
A.18.Assumed Elasticity Values24
A.19.Fuel-Cycle Carbon-Emission Data26
A.20.Heat Rates for New Power Plants27
A.21.Life-Cycle CO2 Emission Rates for Fossil-Fuel Plants27
A.22.Life-Cycle CO2 Emissions for Renewable and Nuclear Generation27
A.23.Transportation-Fuel CO2 Emission Rates28
A.24.Uncertain Parameters Used in Experimental Design30
B.1.Detailed Results for Motor-Vehicle Transportation–Fuel Market: RenewablesSubsidy Pricing, Lowest–10 Percent Expenditure Change2
B.2.Detailed Results for Motor-Vehicle Transportation–Fuel Market: RenewablesSubsidy Pricing, Highest–10 Percent Expenditure Change2
B.3.Detailed Results for Motor-Vehicle Transportation–Fuel Market: Revenue-Neutral Tax-and-Subsidy Pricing: Lowest–10 Percent Expenditure Change2
B.4.Detailed Results for Motor-Vehicle Transportation–Fuel Market: Revenue-Neutral Tax-and-Subsidy Pricing: Highest–10 Percent Expenditure Change2
B.5.Detailed Results for Motor-Vehicle Transportation–Fuel Market: Fossil-Fuel Tax Pricing: Lowest–10 Percent Expenditure Change3

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  • Title Page i
  • Preface iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures vii
  • Tables ix
  • Summary xi
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Abbreviations xvii
  • Chapter One- Introduction 1
  • Chapter Two- How We Did the Analysis 5
  • Chapter Three- Key Findings 23
  • Chapter Four- Concluding Remarks 49
  • References 51
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