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Title: An Electrified Nation: A Review of Study Scenarios and Future Analysis Needs for the United States

Abstract

Historically, the term electrification has meant providing electricity to customers who lack access to electric infrastructure. From the earliest urban electric services in the 1890s to the electrification era in rural America from the 1930s to the 1950s, access to electricity drastically improved quality of life, including thermal comfort, hygiene, food availability, illumination, mobility, commerce, communication, and entertainment. As a result of these early electrification efforts, almost all U.S. homes are fully or partially electrified, with notable exceptions in some Native American and Alaska Native communities.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1461259
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-6A20-71967
Journal ID: ISSN 1540-7977
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 16; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1540-7977
Publisher:
IEEE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; space heating; transportation; fuels; resistance heating; electricity supply industry; market research; analytical models; energy management

Citation Formats

Frisch, Carla, Donohoo-Vallett, Paul, Murphy, Caitlin, Hodson, Elke, and Horner, Nathaniel. An Electrified Nation: A Review of Study Scenarios and Future Analysis Needs for the United States. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1109/MPE.2018.2823480.
Frisch, Carla, Donohoo-Vallett, Paul, Murphy, Caitlin, Hodson, Elke, & Horner, Nathaniel. An Electrified Nation: A Review of Study Scenarios and Future Analysis Needs for the United States. United States. doi:10.1109/MPE.2018.2823480.
Frisch, Carla, Donohoo-Vallett, Paul, Murphy, Caitlin, Hodson, Elke, and Horner, Nathaniel. Sun . "An Electrified Nation: A Review of Study Scenarios and Future Analysis Needs for the United States". United States. doi:10.1109/MPE.2018.2823480.
@article{osti_1461259,
title = {An Electrified Nation: A Review of Study Scenarios and Future Analysis Needs for the United States},
author = {Frisch, Carla and Donohoo-Vallett, Paul and Murphy, Caitlin and Hodson, Elke and Horner, Nathaniel},
abstractNote = {Historically, the term electrification has meant providing electricity to customers who lack access to electric infrastructure. From the earliest urban electric services in the 1890s to the electrification era in rural America from the 1930s to the 1950s, access to electricity drastically improved quality of life, including thermal comfort, hygiene, food availability, illumination, mobility, commerce, communication, and entertainment. As a result of these early electrification efforts, almost all U.S. homes are fully or partially electrified, with notable exceptions in some Native American and Alaska Native communities.},
doi = {10.1109/MPE.2018.2823480},
journal = {IEEE Power & Energy Magazine},
issn = {1540-7977},
number = 4,
volume = 16,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {7}
}