Demand-Side Management and Electricity End-Use Efficiency

  • Anibal T. De Almeida
  • Arthur H. Rosenfeld

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 149)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Electricity: Trends and the Impact of Efficiency

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Arthur H. Rosenfeld, Evan Mills
      Pages 17-61
    3. Lee Schipper, Andrea Ketoff, Stephen Meyers, Dianne Hawk
      Pages 63-84
    4. Fred C. Schweppe, Richard Tabors, David C. White
      Pages 85-96
  3. Load Management Technologies and Programs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Veronika A. Rabl, Clark W. Gellings
      Pages 99-112
    3. A. G. Martins
      Pages 127-144
  4. Prices and Metering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. R. A. Peddie
      Pages 171-180
    3. R. A. Peddie
      Pages 181-190
    4. Fred C. Schweppe
      Pages 207-226
    5. Fred C. Schweppe
      Pages 227-244
  5. Cogeneration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
  6. End-Use Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Motors and Controls

    3. Lighting

      1. J. A. J. M. Van Vliet
        Pages 335-352
      2. J. A. J. M. Van Vliet
        Pages 353-366
    4. Industrial Processes

      1. C. L. Lopez-Cacicedo, G. W. Brundrett
        Pages 383-390
      2. Preben Buhl Pedersen
        Pages 391-397
    5. Heat Pumps

      1. Karl Holzapfel
        Pages 399-406
      2. Karl Holzapfel
        Pages 407-413
    6. HVAC Systems

      1. J. W. Jones
        Pages 423-434
    7. Home Appliances

      1. G. P. Abbate
        Pages 435-448
      2. Jorgen S. Norgard, Preben Buhl Pedersen
        Pages 449-457
  7. Standards and Policies

  8. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 533-533
    2. Howard S. Geller, Jose Goldemberg, Roberto Hukai, Jose Roberto Moreira, Claudio Scarpinella, Mamiro Yoshizawa
      Pages 535-558
    3. Jorgen S. Norgard, Tom Guldbrandsen
      Pages 585-594
    4. Haruki Tsuchiya
      Pages 595-606
    5. Florentin Krause, William G. Colborne, Arthur Rosenfeld
      Pages 621-642
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 643-651

About this book


A NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Demand-Side Management and Electricity End-Use Efficiency" was held in order to present and to discuss some of the most recent developments in demand-side electric power management and planning methodologies as well as research progress in relevant end-use technologies. Electricity is assuming an increasingly important role in buildings and industry, due to its flexibility, efficiency of conversion and cleanliness at the point of use. However the production and transmission of electricity requires huge investments and may have undesirable environmental impacts. The recent nuclear accident in Chernobyl and the damage caused by acid precipitation are creating increasing concerns about the impacts of power plants. Some environmental problems are local or regional, others such as global warming can affect the whole world. Although environmental impacts may be minimized with additional investments, electricity generation will become even more capital intensive. Energy, and electricity in particular, is not directly consumed by people. To achieve improved standards of living, what is important is. the level of production of goods and services. If it is possible to produce the same quantity of goods and services with less electricity and in a cost-effective way, substantial benefits can be gained. By reducing costs, electricity efficiency can raise the standards of living and increase the competitiveness of an economy. Electricity efficiency also leads to reduced requirements in power plant operation, thus leading to reduced consumption of primary energy supplies and a higher quality environment.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Anibal T. De Almeida
    • 1
  • Arthur H. Rosenfeld
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Engenharia ElectrotécnicaUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.Center for Building ScienceLawrence Berkeley LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7127-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-1403-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0168-132X
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