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By W. Marcuse (auth.), W. T. Ziemba, S. L. Schwartz (eds.)

Alex Cowie because the 20th century attracts to a detailed, one in every of our best difficulties is the supply of power. a technique to check the power challenge is to unravel it into 4 parts: strength call for, power resources, transportation of power from resources to call for facilities, and the optimum allocation of strength kinds to calls for. every one of those parts is intensely advanced on its own. while efforts are made to tie them jointly, for instance, to supply a countrywide coverage, the complexities are compounded. differently to review the strength challenge, due to its political and social outcomes, is to solve it into geographical parts. person provinces of Canada or states of the U.S. could have their matters approximately power inside their geographical barriers. As manufacturer, shopper, or either, every one desires to confirm an strength improvement application with a purpose to paintings to the utmost good thing about its voters. equally, international locations activity to guard their voters and adopt strength regulations that would guarantee both a continuation of the prevailing caliber of lifestyles or - fairly in relation to "Third global" nations - a marked development in caliber of existence. those competing and conflicting objectives demand a learn which encompasses the full global. back, complexity is piled upon complexity. If the prob­ lem isn't but sufficiently complicated, there's an both advanced query of the impression of strength creation and use at the ecology.

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Is there a difference between developing a model to aid city ·Many people contributed to the modeling effort, and it is not possible to name them all. The analysis was directed by David Nissen. Other key modelers included Charles Everett, Robert Eynon, David Knapp, Fred Murphy, Jerry Eyster, Mike Lerner, Hoff Stauffer and William Stitt. Thanks are also due to Bill Ziemba for helping to edit this note. 22 CRASH MODE MODELING: ANALYZING THE NATIONAL ENERGY PLAN 23 planning and one to assist military decision-making during wartime?

THE EVALUATION OF SPONSORED RESEARCH IN ENERGY STORAGE 31 The MEFS model. The Mid-range Energy Forecasting System (MEFS) (formally PIES) model of DOE was included more for its historical importance (it was "the" principal federal energy policy evaluation model from 1974-1977) than its ability to evaluate energy storage considerations. In terms of scope and complexity, it is the largest energy model. It is this size and the structural rigidity that eliminates MEFS from contention in analyzing all but the most macro-energy storage considerations.

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