The Reality of American Energy: The Hidden Costs of Electricity Policy, 1st Edition

  • Ryan M. Yonk
  • Jordan Lofthouse
  • Megan Hansen
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  • ISBN-10: 1440853924
  • ISBN-13: 9781440853920
  • DDC: 333.793
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 199 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This book dispels common myths about electricity and electricity policy and reveals how government policies manipulate energy markets, create hidden costs, and may inflict a net harm on the American people and the environment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Understanding Electricity.
2: Regulating the Electricity Sector.
3: The Economics of Electricity.
4: Wind Power.
5: Solar Power.
6: Biomass.
7: Geothermal.
8: Hydropower.
9: Nuclear.
10: Coal.
11: Natural Gas.
12: Conclusion.
Notes.
Index.
About the Author.