Dispersed, Decentralized and Renewable Energy Sources: Alternatives to National Vulnerability and War.
Final rept. Jul 79-Dec 80,
CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES SAN FRANCISCO
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Section 1 and 2 of this report contains background information on centralized energy systems and the relationship between vulnerability of these systems, energy planning, and existing civil defense programs. Section 3 and 4 contain an extensive investigation, review and categorization of alternative approaches to centralized, vulnerable energy systems a review of dispersed and renewable technologies which can be appropriately implemented at the local level and matrices for evaluation of these technologies for emergency and crisis planning. Specific recommendations to FEMA are included on the use of localized energy approaches for emergency response and recovery situations. Author
- Administration and Management