Annual Energy Outlook 2011 with Projections to 2035
Annual Energy Outlook 2011 with Projections to 2035 The projections in the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2011 (AEO2011) focus on the factors that shape the U.S. energy system over the long term. Under the assumption that current laws and regulations remain unchanged throughout the projections, the AEO2011 Reference case provides the basis for examination and discussion of energy production, consumption, technology, and market trends and the direction they may take in the future. It also serves as a starting point for analysis of potential changes in energy policies. But AEO2011 is not limited to the Reference case. It also includes 57 sensitivity cases (see Appendix E, Table E1), which explore important areas of uncertainty for markets, technologies, and policies in the U.S. energy economy. Key results highlighted in AEO2011 include strong growth in shale gas production, growing use of natural gas and renewables in electric power generation, declining reliance on imported liquid fuels, and projected slow growth in energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions even in the absence of new policies designed to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. AEO2011 also includes in-depth discussions on topics of special interest that may affect the energy outlook. They include: impacts of the continuing renewal and updating of Federal and more »
|OSTI Identifier:||OSTI ID: 1019039|
|Resource Type:||Technical Report|
|Research Org:||U.S. Energy Information Administration, Office of Integrated and International Energy Analysis, Washington, DC|
|Country of Publication:||United States|
|Subject:||02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; APPLIANCES; BUILDING CODES; CARBON; CARBON DIOXIDE; CONSTRUCTION; ECONOMICS; ELECTRIC POWER; ENERGY SYSTEMS; FUEL CONSUMPTION; GREENHOUSE GASES; LIQUID FUELS; MARKET; NATURAL GAS; PETROLEUM; PRICES; REGULATIONS; SENSITIVITY; SHALE GAS; STORAGE; US EPA|
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