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Full Title: Assessing Emerging Policy Threats to the U.S. Power Grid: How Regulations, Mandates, and Subsidies Undermine Electric Reliability Author(s): Travis Fisher Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research (IER) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Assessment of Incentives and Employment Impacts of Solar Industry Deployment Author(s): David P. Vogt, Susan M. Schexnayder, Tom N. Yoder, Edward J. Lapsa, and Alexandra T. Brewer Publisher(s): Securing America's...
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Full Title: Carbon Taxes and Energy Subsidies: A Comparison of the Incentives and Costs of Zero-Carbon Deployment Author(s): Alex Trembath, Ted Nordhaus, and Michael Shellenberger Publisher(s): The Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Carbon taxes like...
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A recent report from the Congressional Budget Office found that in 2011 federal support for fuel and energy technology development and production was $24 billion. Of this, $20.5 billion, or...
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Full Title:  Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2010 Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 8/2011 Language: English Length: 105 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Diesel accounts...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] The main...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] An analysis...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Oil-based fuels...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Solar energy...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Critical policy...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Wind energy...
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Last week, DOE announced plans to continue its provision of loan guarantees for approved renewable energy projects. The announcement comes seven months after the controversy surrounding the agency’s loan to...
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Full Title: Energy Policy Agenda for the Next Administration and Congress Author(s): Nicolas Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Free markets will produce the energy America needs to power...
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Full Title: Energy Subsidy Myths and Realities: Playing favorites or 'all of the above'? Author(s): Roger H. Bezdek and Robert M. Wendling Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 6 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The issue...
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Full Title: Gasoline Prices, Government Support, and the Demand for Hybrid Vehicles in the U.S. Author(s): Arie Beresteanu and Shanjun Li Publisher(s): International Economic Review Publication Date: 1/2008 Language: English Length: 40 pages, PDF Full Text:...
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Full Title: Green Scissors 2011: Cutting Wasteful and Environmentally Harmful Spending Author(s): Autumn Hanna, Eli Lehrer, Benjamin Schreiber, and Tyson Slocum Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 08/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report, co-authored...
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Note: Drawn from report synopses by OurEnergyPolicy.org. Highlights of Major 2010 Energy Innovation Reports A Business Plan for America's Energy Future by the American Energy Innovation Council Released June 2010 Post-Partisan Power by Steven F. Hayward,...
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Full Title: How large are tax subsidies to motor-vehicle users in the US? Author(s): M. Delucchi, J. Murphy Publisher(s): Elsevier, Transport Policy Publication Date: 8/2008 Identifier(s):  Transport Policy 15 (2008); 196–208;0967-070X; doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2008.03.001; Language: English Length: 13...
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Note: Synopsis based on OurEnergyPolicy.org review. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. How a Limited and Direct Approach to Energy Innovation Can Deliver Clean, Cheap Energy, Economic Productivity and...
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Full Title: Public Policy Evaluation in the Face of Strong Prior Beliefs: The Case of Electric Cars Author(s): Stephen P. Holland, Erin T. Mansur, Nicholas Z. Muller, and Andrew J. Yates Publisher(s):...
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A new report – coauthored by researchers from the Brookings Institute, the World Resources Institute, and the Breakthrough Institute – examines the coming decline in subsidies and tax breaks for...
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Full Title: State of Play on Biofuel Subsidies: Are Policies Ready to Shift? Author(s): Ivetta Gerasimchuk, Richard Bridle, Christopher Beaton, and Chris Charles Publisher(s): International Institute for Sustainable Development Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The purpose of...
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Full Title: Subsidizing Big Wind: The Real Cost to Taxpayers Author(s): Robert Bryce Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: For two decades, the domestic wind-energy sector has enjoyed a lucrative subsidy known...
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A Senate bill that would have cut $24 billion in tax breaks to oil companies over 10 years was blocked by Republicans yesterday. The bill, endorsed by President Obama hours...
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Full Title: The Case for a US Carbon Tax Author(s): Joseph E. Aldy Publisher(s): Oxford Energy Forum Publication Date: 02/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Every aspect of economic activity affects greenhouse gas emissions and, hence,...
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Full Title: The First G-20 Fossil Fuel Subsidy Peer Review. Insights and Lessons from the United States and China Author(s): Pete Ogden and Howard Marano Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 10/2016 Full...
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Full Title: The High Cost of Rooftop Solar Subsidies How Net Metering Programs Burden the American People Author(s): Arduin, Laffer & Moore Econometrics Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: The Impact of Ethanol and Ethanol Subsidies on Corn Prices: Revisiting History Author(s): B. Babcock, J. Fabiosa Publisher(s): Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University Publication Date: 4/2011 Identifier(s): CARD Policy Brief 11-PB 5 Language: English Length: ...
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Transcript: "Economics of America's Oil Dependence" Opening Remarks: WILLIAM SQUADRON, President, OurEnergyPolicy.org REPRESENTATIVE PETER WELCH (D VT), Co Chair, Congressional Peak Oil Caucus REPRESENTATIVE ROSCOE BARTLETT (R MD), Co Chair Congressional Peak Oil Caucus Panel Speakers: THE HONORABLE...
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"Jobs, the Energy Sector, and Government" February 16th, 2012 Capitol Hill, Washington, DC   Opening Remarks: WILLIAM SQUADRON, President, OurEnergyPolicy.org Speakers: KENNETH P. GREEN, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute JIGAR SHAH, CEO, Carbon War Room ROBERT H. TOPEL,...
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Responding to a complaint filed last year by some U.S.-based solar manufacturers, the U.S. Commerce Department has deemed that the Chinese government provided Chinese solar panel manufacturers unfair subsidies, resulting...
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Full Title: Valuation of Plug-In Vehicle Life-Cycle Air Emissions and Oil Displacement Benefits Author(s): Jeremy J. Michalek, Mikhail Chester, Paulina Jaramillo, Constantine Samaras, Ching-Shin Norman Shiau, Lester B. Lave Publisher(s): Proceeding of...
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The production tax credit (PTC) for wind energy is currently set to expire December 31st, 2012. The credit is currently 2.2¢ per kWh created by wind. The average price of electricity...
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