chapter  15
PUBLIC POWER RESEARCH IN BIOENERGY
ByM K BERGMAN
Pages 5

Uncertainty resulting from markedly changed circumstances has caused many electric utilities to rethink conventional approaches to power generation and supply. Rising energy prices and increasing reliance on foreign energy supplies have created impetus for improved energy efficiency. Concerns over environmental quality and retention of energy-related expenditures in the local economy have focused attention on the use of local energy resources.