Last updated on: 12/9/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“The deployment of distributed renewable resources throughout the distribution system will require new operating methods and a highly flexible, interactive network of intelligent devices, such as those envisioned for the smart grid.”

“Renewable Energy,” www.my.epri.com (accessed Dec. 8, 2008)

Description:

“The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) conducts research and development for the global electricity sector. An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together experts from academia and industry as well as its own scientists and engineers to help address challenges in electricity generation, delivery and use, including health, safety and the environment. EPRI also provides technology, policy and economic analyses to drive long-range research and development planning, and supports research in emerging technologies.”

“About EPRI.” www.my.epri.com (accessed Dec. 8, 2008)

Mission:

“EPRI’s mission is to conduct research on key issues facing the electric power
industry on behalf of its members, energy stakeholders, and society.”

“Introducing Electric Power Research Institute,” www.my.epri.com (accessed Dec. 8, 2008)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Is Solar Power Production Environmentally Friendly?