Fiscal Year 1985 Department of Energy Authorization (transportation Programs): Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session, February 21, 22, 1984

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Page 152 - Public Law 94-413, The Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1976, as amended by Public Law 95-238.
Page 106 - Laboratory Lawrence Liver-more National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest Laboratory...
Page 49 - ... smaller case. Two members of the staff of the catalogue division are working on the documents, and old files as well as recent accessions are being catalogued. Much interesting historical material is being brought to light in early files of collected state documents, old laws, and legislative journals. There is still a great deal of work to be done, and until the document catalogue is brought up to date the public, as well as the attendants, will continue to be hampered in their work.
Page 152 - ... areas. With the advent of advanced commercially acceptable EVs, the EVDC will conduct activities to promote and facilitate their use, including serving as an advisor to commercial fleet operators on the acquisition, service and use of EVs. CLOSING The formation of the EVDC comes at a critical crossroads in the development of EVs. Many promising advances in the technology have recently emerged which increase the feasibility of EVs as a viable transportation alternative. Uncertainty about the market...
Page 151 - EV commercialization Drawing these diverse organizations together represents a critical challenge; the fact that this had not been done previously was a major motivation behind the formation of the EVDC. The EVDC — that is, the corporation itself as well as its EV commercialization objectives — will provide the linkage or bond between these organizations. The EVDC recognizes the need for aggressively pursuing the establishment and maintenance of this linkage, and will encourage all stakeholder...
Page 150 - The EVDC will concentrate its efforts on characterizing the commercial fleet vehicle market and defining a vehicle specification which captures the largest market segment given the capabilities of near-term electric vehicle technology. In addition, the EVDC will create the technical and financial plans required to implement a large-scale demonstration as the initial stage in vehicle commercialization. However, as the EVDC is neither an R&D organization nor a manufacturer, it must rely on others to...
Page 150 - APPROACH The EVDC has defined a generalized approach for introducing EVs. This approach involves the EVDC working with and through other EV stakeholders — utilities, manufacturers and suppliers, and government — to develop a market acceptable technology. The market introduction approach, which is designed to reduce technology and market risks, consists of six general steps which encompass a series of inter-related tasks and milestones. The steps are...
Page 40 - That concludes my testimony, Mr. Chairman, and I thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today. Mr. McCuRDY. When I said "summarize," you took it literally, didn't you?
Page 41 - ... employed in the campaign, we are certain that depressed areas will become a thing of the past and that prosperity will once again come to our entire Nation. Any program undertaken to develop our human resources is not a cost. Rather, it is an investment, an investment in the continued progress of America. It would be a tragedy of the first order if we were to permit the skills and energies of our people to be dissipated under the stress of changing times. Despite the technical advances which...
Page 81 - County school district will be on double sessions and thereby depriving the children of their right to a full day of education. In closing, may I again express my appreciation for the opportunity to testify concerning the tremendous needs for impact funds under both PL 874 and PL 815 for the Brevard County Schools, and to personally express my appreciation to the members of this committee for their interest in seeing that the federal government meets its responsibility for burdens imposed on federally...

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