1871 K
30 pp.
 
TitleA History of the Energy Research and Development Administration [ERDA]
Author(s)Buck, Alice L.
Publication DateMarch 1982
Report NumberDOE/ES-0001
Unique IdentifierACC0448
Other NumbersOSTI ID: 5272047; Legacy ID: DE82009617
Sponsoring OrgU.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary Management and Administration, Office of the Executive Secretariat, History Division, Washington, D.C.
Subject29 Energy Planning, Policy and Economy; US ERDA; Organizational Models; Reviews; National Organizations; US Organizations
KeywordsEnergy Research and Development Administration, ERDA
AbstractCongress created the Energy Research and Development Administration on October 11, 1974 in response to the Nation's growing need for additional sources of energy. The new agency would coordinate energy programs formerly scattered among many federal agencies, and serve as the focus point for a major effort by the Federal Government to expand energy research and development efforts. New ways to conserve existing supplies as well as the commercial demonstration of new technologies would hopefully be the fruit of the Government's first significant effort to amalgamate energy resource development programs. This history briefly summarizes the accomplishments of the agency.
Date Added20120822
No of Scanned Pages30
Document URLhttp://www.osti.gov/accomplishments/documents/fullText/ACC0448.pdf
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