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U.S. Department of Energy FY1997 Congressional Budget Request
(discretionary budget authority in thousands of dollars)
FY1995
Comparable
Appropriation
FY1996
Comparable
Appropriation
FY1997
Request to
Congress
FY1997 vs. FY1996
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Solar and Renewable Resources Technologies
Solar Energy
—Solar Building Technology Research 4,349 1,942 5,000 3,058 157.5%
—Photovoltaic Energy Systems 83,835 61,559 86,994 25,435 41.3%
—Solar Thermal Energy Systems 30,316 24,270 23,750 –520 –2.1%
—Biofuels Energy Systems 52,340 53,671 80,890 27,219 50.7%
—Wind Energy Systems 45,031 31,551 49,650 18,099 57.4%
—Renewable Energy Production Incentive Program 4,659 662 3,489 2,827 427.0%
—National Renewable Energy Laboratory 5,963 2,000 5,000 3,000 150.0%
—Resource Assessment 3,847 1,942 –1,942 –100.0%
—Solar & Renewable Energy Deployment 28,869 14,671 8,509 –6,162 –42.0%
Total, Solar Energy 259,209 192,268 263,282 71,014 36.9%
Geothermal 45,437 33,392 35,600 2,208 6.6%
Hydrogen Research 8,940 14,500 11,012 –3,488 –24.1%
Electric Energy Systems & Storage 41,388 34,284 36,050 1,766 5.2%
Policy & Management 17,792 13,975 17,301 3,326 23.8%
Total, Solar & Renewable Resources Technologies 372,766 288,419 363,245 74,826 25.9%
In-House Energy Management 30,632 342 5,700 5,358 1,566.7%
Subtotal, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy 403,398 288,761 368,945 80,184 27.8%
Use of Prior Year Balances –9,630 –15,800 15,800 100.0%
Total, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy 393,768 272,961 368,945 95,984 35.2%

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