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Item #d94feb114

"Energy and Fuels," J. Emsley, special four-page insert to New Scientist, Jan. 15, 1994.

Looks at the prospects for biofuels, hydrogen, methanol from synthesis gas, and methane from fluidized sand beds or anaerobic decomposition, as alternatives to fossil fuels.

Item #d94feb115

"Power Brokers: Managing Demand for Electricity," D.M. Roodman, World Watch, 22-29, Nov.-Dec. 1993.

The utility industry is undergoing a transformation from emphasis on increasing supply to decreasing demand through efficiency improvements.

Item #d94feb116

"Electrification for Developing Countries," H. Khatib, EPRI Journal, 28-32, Sep. 1993 (address above).

Developing countries need technologies that can serve rural villages without access to large distribution systems, provided through local capital and foreign investment by industrialized countries, and technology transfer through joint ventures that involve local expertise.

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