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Fossil-fueled Power
Non-Fossil Generation
End-Use Efficiency
Electricity T&D
Carbon Sequestration
Non-CO2 Reductions
Other GHG Reductions

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Coal Comb. Products
Recycling
Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
Utility Fleet Veh.
Mat. Handling Vehicles
Mass Transit
Other Transit Actions
Other In-House Actions
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 Other Power Company Actions

 
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Power companies can take other in-house to help reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. These actions include:

 

Office and workplace conservation programs
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 Installation of energy-efficient lighting and daylighting systems

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Teleconferencing

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Video Conferencing

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Installation of "sleep mode" computers or low-power monitors

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Outreach programs and conservation incentives for employees

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Other work force demand reductions programs. The EPA Green Lights program is an example of such an initiative
 

  Replacement of conventional spray paint systems with electrostatic paint systems
  Conversion from greenhouse gas emitting chemicals in print shops, productions areas, construction and maintenance shops, generating stations, and other operating facilities

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 References, Sources, and Other Useful Data


U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, “Clean Cities"
http://www.eere.energy.gov/cleancities/index.html

The Clean Cities strives to advance the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that contribute to the reduction of petroleum consumption. Clean Cities has a network of approximately 90 volunteer coalitions, which develop public/private partnerships to promote alternative fuels and advanced vehicles, fuel blends, fuel economy, hybrid vehicles, and idle reduction. Clean Cities is part of DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “ENERGY STAR Program”
http://www.energystar.gov/

ENERGY STAR provides a powerful platform for utilities, state agencies, and other organizations implementing energy efficiency programs to make a bigger difference in their communities. Using ENERGY STAR tools and strategies, organizations can reduce program costs and implementation timelines while increasing the efficacy of their programs.

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