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Value distribution assessment of geothermal development in Lake County, CA

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Year
1977

Citation

Churchman, C.W., Nelson, H.G., and Eacret, K., 1977, Value distribution assessment of geothermal development in Lake County, CA: California University, 114 p.

Summary

This paper investigates the potential for systematic errors in the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) widely used Annual Energy Outlook, focusing on the near- to midterm projections of energy demand. Based on analysis of the EIA’s 22-year projection record, we find a fairly modest but persistent tendency to underestimate total energy demand by an average of 2 percent per year after controlling for projection errors in gross domestic product, oil prices, and heating/cooling degree days. For 14 individual fuels/consuming sectors routinely reported by the EIA, we observe a great deal of directional consistency in the errors over time, ranging up to 7 percent per year. Electric utility renewables, electric utility natural gas, transportation [...]

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nameBerkeley, CA
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