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Projects to expand energy sources in the Western States

Charles H Rich

Projects to expand energy sources in the Western States

an update of Information circular 8719 : survey of planned or proposed coal mines :electric generating, coal conversion, and waste-to-fuel plants : oil shale and tar sands projects : geothermal facilities : uranium mines, mills, and enrichment facilities : natural gas processing and storage facilities : oil refineries and terminal facilities : railroads and coal slurry, petroleum, and natural gas pipelines, in States West of the Mississippi River (as of August 1977)

by Charles H Rich

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power resources -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies

    Statementby Charles H. Rich, Jr
    SeriesInformation circular - Bureau of Mines ; 8772, Information circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 8772
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Mines
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13601945M

    Capacity addition based on renewable energy sources is expected to increase substantially in with over 49 projects either under construction, constructed or which have secured funding and will go to construction. As of , 40 states had at least some installed wind power systems, with the largest share on the West Coast and in the Midwest. Wind energy produced % of America’s electricity in As of , 40 states had at least some installed wind power systems, with the largest share on .

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Projects to expand energy sources in the western states: an update of Information circular ; survey of planned or proposed coal mines ; electric generating, coal conversion, and waste-to-fuel plants ; oil shale and tar sands projects ; geothermal facilities ; uranium mines, mills, and enrichment facilities ; natural gas processing and storage facilities ; oil.

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