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A recent "60 Minutes" segment essentially called the cleantech industry a failure, eliciting a flurry of criticisms defending the green technology sector. "Hoping to create innovation and jobs, [President Obama]...
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Full Title: Development and Analysis of a New Renewable Energy-Based Multi-Generation System Author(s): Monu Malik, Ibrahim Dincer, and Marc A. Rosen Publisher(s): Elsevier Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A renewable energy-based multi-generation system...
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Full Title: 100% Clean and Renewable Wind, Water, and Sunlight All-Sector Energy Roadmaps for 139 Countries of the World Author(s): Mark Z. Jacobson, Mark A. Delucchi, Zack A.F. Bauer, Savannah C....
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Full Title: 15 Signals: Evidence The Energy Transition Is Underway Author(s): World Wildlife Fund Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): World leaders approved a universal climate agreement in Paris last year, drawing a...
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Full Title: 2009 Renewable Energy Data Book Author(s): R. Gelman, et al. Publisher(s): USDOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Publication Date: 8/2010 Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description: Trends and Key Findings on Renewable Energy Consumption and Electricity in...
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Full Title: 2011 IEPR Author(s): California Energy Commission Publisher(s): California Energy Commission Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report provides a summary of priority energy issues currently facing California. The report provides strategies and recommendations...
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Full Title: 2016 Billion-Ton Report Author(s): Oak Ridge National Laboratory Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 07/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Consumption of renewable energy in the United States is the highest in history,...
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Full Title: 2016 SEIA Annual Report 10 Compelling Stories About Solar Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publisher(s): SEIA Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): 2016 was a year of great change and progress for...
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Full Title: 2016 Wind Technologies Market Report Author(s): Ryan Wiser & Mark Bolinger Publisher(s): Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Wind power capacity in...
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Full Title: A Bright Future for the Heartland: Powering the Midwest Economy with Clean Energy Author(s): Claudio Martinez, Jeff Deyette, Sandra Sattler, Anne McKibbin Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 7/2011 Language: English Length:...
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Full Title: A Path to Prosperity: Renewable Energy for Islands Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTS<- Description (excerpt): A Path to Prosperity: Renewable energy...
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Full Title: A Positive Future For Porpoises And Renewables Author(s): WWF UK Publisher(s): World Wildlife Fund Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): UK waters are of international importance for the harbor porpoise, holding one...
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According to The Department of Energy (DOE), the United States has 4,000 GW of offshore wind energy potential, with the strongest winds located off the North Eastern Atlantic Outer Continental...
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Full Title: A Shared Vision of the 21st Century Grid Publisher(s): ACORE and others Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Eight national business groups representing the diverse spectrum of renewable energy technologies released...
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Full Title: ACEEE Policy Brief: Smart Grid Author(s): Marty Kushler & Dan York Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Customer awareness of energy use is crucial to...
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Full Title: Achieving Operational Optimization in Microgrid Implementations Author(s): Ebrahim Vaahedi, Terry Mohn, Kevin Burns, Kash Nodehi Publisher(s): OATI Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): With the increasing penetration of distributed generation sources, such...
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Full Title: Advanced Energy Now 2015 Market Report: Global and U.S. Markets by Revenue 2011-2014 and Key Trends in Advanced Energy Growth Author(s): Navigant Research Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Advanced...
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Full Title: Advancing the Growth of the U.S. Wind Industry: Federal Incentives, Funding, and Partnership Opportunities Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Wind power is a burgeoning power...
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Proponents of algae biofuels have stressed its low environmental impact, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, reduced dependence on foreign oil, and utilization of marginal lands. However, a recent report from the...
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Full Title: Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Expansion: Costs, Resources, Production Capacity, and Retail Availability for Low-Carbon Scenarios Author(s): Melaina, M.W.; Heath, G.; Sandor, D.; Steward, D.; Vimmerstedt, L.; Warner, E.; Webster, K.W. Publisher(s): Prepared for...
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Full Title: America’s Clean Energy Success by the Numbers Author(s): Robert M. Simon, David J. Hayes Publisher(s): Center For American Progress Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over the past eight years, the United...
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Full Title: An Illustrative Framework for a Clean Energy Standard for the Power Sector Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 11/2011 Language: English Length: 12...
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Full Title: Analysis of Hanford-based Options for Sustainable DOE Facilities on the West Coast Author(s):  WM Warwick Publisher(s): Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The premise of this study is that a large-scale...
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Full Title: Analysis of the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 Author(s): U.S. Energy and Information Administration Publisher(s): U.S. Energy and Information Administration Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 44 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Additional...
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The state of California is faced with the challenge of reaching its carbon emissions reduction and renewable portfolio standard goals while maintaining the safety and reliability of the electric supply...
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Historically, widespread uptake of renewable energy has been limited by relatively high costs as compared to traditional energy sources. A 2011 IEA report argued that “renewable energy … is becoming...
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Full Title: Assessment and Mapping of the Riverine Hydrokinetic Resource in the Continental United States Author(s): T. Ravens, K. Cunningham, and G. Scott Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report describes the...
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Full Title: Assessment of Energy Production Potential from Tidal Streams in the United States Author:  Dr. Kevin A. Haas Publisher(s):  Georgia Tech Research Corporation Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Tidal stream energy is one of...
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Full Title: Assessment of Energy Production Potential from Tidal Streams in the United States Author(s): Kevin A. Haas, Hermann M. Fritz, Steven P. French, Brennan T. Smith, and Vincent Neary Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date: 6/2011 Full...
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Full Title: Battery Storage for Renewables: Market Status and Technology Outlook Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 01/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy storage capabilities are crucial...
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Full Title: Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States 2014 Author(s): Christopher E. Van Atten, Amlan Saha, Lea Rutledge, and Lily Hoffman-Andrews Publisher(s):  Bank of America, Calpine, Entergy, Exelon,...
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Full Title: Benchmarking The Cost Performance of The Hydropower Industry Publisher(s): PA Consulting Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydro generation – it’s a very mature business and cost efficiency is moving up...
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Full Title: Best Practices for Solar Risk Management: A practical guide for financiers of solar projects and portfolios Author/Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Tax equity and debt...
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Full Title: Beyond Boom and Bust: Putting Clean Tech On a Path To Subsidy Independence Author(s): Mark Muro, Jesse Jenkins, Letha Tawney, Michael Shellenberger, Alex Trembath, and Ted Nordhaus Publisher(s): The Brookings...
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Full Title: Beyond Renewable Integration: The Energy Storage Value Proposition Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy Publication Date: 11/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper will provide an overview of the market to bring...
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Full Title: Bio-Methanol: How Energy Choices in the Western United States can Help Mitigate Global Climate Change Author(s): K. Vogt, D. Vogt, T. Patel-Weynand, Ravi Upadhye, et al. Publisher(s): Renewable Energy Publication Date: 01/2008 Identifier(s): ...
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Full Title: Biofuels Issues and Trends Author(s): US Energy Information Administration Publisher(s): US Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Biofuels is a collective term for liquid fuels derived from renewable sources, including...
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Full Title: Biogas: Converting Waste to Energy Author(s)/Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States produces more than 70 million tons of organic waste each year....
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Note: Synopsis drawn from the report. Synopsis intended solely for the purpose of generating discussion. Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future by the Obama Administration Demand for oil in countries like China and...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- For 63 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective and globally consistent...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy - June 2013 Author(s): BP Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: For 62 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective ...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review ofWorld Energy June 2016 Author(s): British Petroleum Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For 65 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective...
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In an August 5th op-ed, the New York Times’ Thomas Friedman urges America to “Get It Right On Gas.” While noting domestic natural gas development’s potential to address a host...
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In a column for the New York Times titled “There’s Still Hope for the Planet,” columnist David Leonhardt describes why investments in technology – particularly governmental investments in clean tech...
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Full Title:  Can you afford green power? Author(s): E. Brock Publisher(s): American City and County Publication Date: 7/2008 Identifier(s): Am City Cty 123 no7 Jl 2008 Language: English Length: 6 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Locals...
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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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Full Title: Catching the Wind: State Actions Needed to Seize the Golden Opportunity of Atlantic Offshore Wind Power Author(s): National Wildlife Federation Publisher(s): National Wildlife Federation Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: Changes in the Fuel Mix Used to Produce Power in the U.S. Author(s): Michael E. Canes Publisher(s): The Marshall Institute Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Over the years, there have been significant changes...
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Two seemingly unrelated announcements drew much attention in the electric utility industry recently. First, the Edison Electric Institute and the Natural Resources Defense Council jointly recommended changing how utilities should...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Employment Booming, Creates a More Diverse Workforce and Higher Quality Jobs Author(s): DBL Investors Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since 2010 the solar workforce has grown nationally from...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Jobs Growth In The United States Author(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The clean energy economy in the United States—including wind, solar, and efficiency industries—is...
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The high-profile and controversial collapse of Solyndra and Beacon Power has led critics to question the integrity and merit of DOE’s loan guarantee program. Energy Secretary Steven Chu was asked...
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Whether or not the world has all of the clean energy technologies it needs to dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions is an important ongoing debate among the climate policy community....
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Full Title: Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 Author(s): Senator Jeff Bingaman Publisher(s): U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 24 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Bill Summary: ...
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Senate Energy & Natural Resources Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) has introduced the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012, which would require electric utilities to derive increasing percentages of their supply...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Under Siege: Following the Money Trail Behind the Attack on Renewable Energy Author(s): Sierra Club Publisher(s): Sierra Club Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Wind energy has grown steadily in the past decade, doubling...
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Full Title: Clean Power Plan Fact Sheet Author(s): Alliance to Save Energy Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): To encourage early development of certain categories of renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE)...
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Alpha Natural Resources, the nation's third-largest coal producer, has announced that it will “close four mines in Kentucky and West Virginia and idle two more over the next 12 months.”...
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Full Title: Community Solar Policy Decision Matrix. Guidance for Designing Community Solar Programs Author(s): Coalition for Community Solar Access Publication Date: 11/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar energy continues to grow in popularity across...
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Full Title: Comparative life cycle assessment of 2.0 MW wind turbines Author(s): Karl R. Haapala and Preedanood Prempreeda Publisher(s): Int. J. Sustainable Manufacturing Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Wind turbines produce energy with virtually...
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There is an inconvenient and uncomfortable truth that nuclear energy is a significant non-CO2 source of electrical power in the U.S. Despite the dramatic expansion of solar and wind, these...
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GE recently announced a line of new natural gas turbine models that offer both increased efficiency and flexibility. Traditionally, “Conventional natural-gas power plants are generally either flexible or efficient. That...
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Full Title: Could renewables be the Majors' next big thing? Author/Publisher(s): Woods Mackenzie Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Wind and solar are poised to radically reshape energy markets. Though the timing of...
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Full Title: Democratizing the Electricity System: A Vision for the 21st Century Grid Author(s): John Farrell Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self Reliance Publication Date: 6/2011 Language: English Length: 51 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Wind...
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Full Title: Department of Energy: Status of Loan Programs Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: As of January 29, 2013, Department of Energy (DOE) was...
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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 U.S....
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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.] Geothermal has...
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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.] We should...
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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.] Wind energy...
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Full Title: Disruption in the Power and Utilities Sector Author(s): Deloitte Publisher(s): Deloitte Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Take our electricity—please. Paying customers to use your product is hardly a sustainable business model....
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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: Ebbing The Flow Of Hydropower Red Tape Author(s): Devin Hartman and Tom Russo Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Whether the United States can retain and expand domestic...
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Full Title: Economic Impacts of Advanced Energy: U.S. and Global Market Size, Economic Impact, Tax Revenue Generation, Key Trends, and Representative Companies Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Navigant Consulting Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Advanced Energy...
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Full Title: Efficiency and the Low-Carbon Future Author(s): Steve Isser Publisher(s): South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource (SPEER) Publication Date: 03/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The convoluted litigation surrounding the EPA’s Clean...
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Full Title: Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Energy Outlook Author(s): Sven Teske Publisher(s): Greenpeace International Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- One thing is certain about the Energy (R)evolution – it is happening. In some ways...
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Full Title:  energy [r]evolution: A Sustainable Global Energy Outlook Author(s): S. Teske, et al. Publisher(s):  Greenpeace Publication Date: 10/2008 Identifier(s):  ISBN 9789073361898 Language: English Length: 212 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Renewable energy, combined with the...
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Full Title: Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook Author(s): S. Teske, et al. Publisher(s): Greenpeace Publication Date: 6/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The Energy [R]evolution Scenario provides a practical blueprint for the...
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Full Title: Energy Casualties: How People are Dying for our Energy Author(s): Craig S. Altemose and Rachel A. Soule Publisher(s): Better Future Project Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report examines many of the...
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Full Title: Energy Darwinism II, Energy Storage: Game Changer for Utilities, Tech & Commodities Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Citigroup Global Markets Inc. Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over the last two years Citi has analysed and...
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Full Title: Energy Policy: 114th Congress Issues Author(s): Brent D. Yacobucci Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 01/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy policy in the United States has focused on three major goals:...
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Full Title: Energy Revolution: A Sustainable Global Energy Outlook Author(s): Oliver Schäfer, Arthouros Zervos, Sven Teske, Jan Béranek, and Stephanie Tunmore Publisher(s): Greenpeace and European Renewable Energy Council Publication Date: 10/2008 Language: English Length: 212...
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The New York Times recently published an article outlining the role of energy storage in facilitating increased adoption of renewable energy. The article highlights two companies – SolarReserve and BrightSource...
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Full Title: Energy Vision: A Pathway to a Modern, Sustainable, Low Carbon Economic and Environmental Future Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Environment Northeast Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Envisioning a clear pathway towards meeting long term...
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Full Title: Energy Works for US Author(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce Publisher(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The Energy Works for US plan is an actionable path forward toward...
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Full Title: Energy: Federal Support for Renewable and Advanced Energy Technologies Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This statement presents highlights from two reports related...
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Full Title: Ensuring Success In Global Utility Solar PV Projects Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): GTM Research and ABB Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The growth in utility-scale solar installations is coming at a time when the industry...
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Full Title: Environmental impacts of Lithium Metal Polymer and Lithium-ion stationary batteries Author(s): Laurent Vandepaer, Julie Cloutier, Ben Amor Publisher(s): Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The installed capacity...
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Full Title: EROI of different fuels and the implications for society Author(s): Charles A.S. Hall, Jessica G. Lambert, Stephen B. Balogh Publisher(s): Elsevier, Energy Policy Publication Date: 2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): All forms of economic production...
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Full Title: Evaluation of a proposal for reliable low-cost grid power with 100% wind, water, and solar Author(s): Christopher T. M. Clack, Staffan A. Qvist, Jay Aptd, Morgan Bazilian, Adam R....
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Full Title: Examining the Variability of Wind Power Output in the Regulation Time Frame Author(s): B.-M. Hodge, S. Shedd, and A. Florita Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: Expensive Offshore Wind Energy Is Being Forced Onto Consumers Publisher(s): The Heartland Institute Publication Date: 08/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Expensive, environmentally harmfual, offshore wind is being forced on American consumers in...
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Full Title: Exploration of Resource and Transmission Expansion Decisions in the Western Renewable Energy Zone Initiative Author(s): A. Mills, A. Phadke, R. Wiser Publisher(s): USODE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 2/2010 Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description...
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Full Title: Exploring Demand Charge Savings from Residential Solar Author(s): Darghouth N, Barbose G, Mills A, Wiser R, Gagnon P, Bird L Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We...
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ExxonMobil recently released its 2012 Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040, a report forecasting energy trends out for the next several decades. Among the projections highlighted in ExxonMobil’s announcement: “Global...
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Full Title: Feasibility and Implications of the Michigan 2012 Proposal 3 for a 25% State Renewable Portfolio Standard Author(s): Elisabeth Moyer, Sean Johnson, Lexie Goldberger, Joe Zhu Publisher(s): University of Chicago Center...
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Full Title: Federalism in Renewable Energy Policy Author(s): Jeremiah I. Williamson and Matthias L. Sayer Publisher(s): Natural Resources & Environment Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Responding to the desire for greater utilization of renewable domestic energy resources, state...
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Full Title: Firming Renewable Electric Power Generators: Opportunities and Challenges for Natural Gas Pipelines Author(s): ICF International Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 03/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The increased use of renewable electric power generation, particularly wind, will require electric...
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Full Title: Floating Foundations: A Game Changer for Offshore Wind Power Author(s): IRENA Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Today’s offshore wind turbines, rooted to the seabed by monopile or...
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Full Title: Food for Fuel: The Effect of U.S. Energy Policy on Indian Poverty Author(s): Ujjayant Chakravorty, Marie-Helene Hubert, Beyza Ural Marchand Publisher(s): University of Alberta Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Many countries have adopted energy policies that...
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Full Title: Forecasting Wind Energy Costs & Cost Drivers Author(s): Ryan Wiser, Karen Jenni, Joachim Seel, Erin Baker, Maureen Hand, Eric Lantz, Aaron Smith Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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In 2007, US EPA began using renewable identification numbers (RINs) to track fuel producer compliance with the Energy Policy Act of 2005’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which calls for fuel...
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Full Title: From Barracks to the Battlefield: Clean Energy Innovation and America's Armed Forces Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The Pew Charitable Trusts Publication Date: 9/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  From Barracks to the Battlefield: Clean Energy Innovation...
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Full Title: From Baseload to Peak: Renewables Provide a Reliable Solution Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar and wind power continue...
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Full Title: Geothermal power: Technology brief Author/Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Geothermal power is generated from underground heat. Found around the globe and available year-round, this largely untapped renewable energy...
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Full Title: Geothermal Strategy for the Global Renewable Energy Atlas Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is working with the geothermal community...
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Full Title: Geothermal Value-Added Technologies Author(s)/Publisher(s): US Department of Energy Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), in partnership with DOE’s national laboratories, universities,...
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Full Title: Global Solar Demand Monitor: Q1 2017 Market Trends Update Executive Summary Author(s): Tom Heggarty, Manan Parikh, Benjamin Attia Publisher(s): GTM Researh Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The concentration of global solar...
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Full Title: Good Neighbors on the Grid: Large-Scale Solar, Utilities, and Customers Author(s): GreenTech Media Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): An energy system is, in some ways, like a neighborhood. Utilities and...
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Full Title: Great Game 2.0: The race for clean energy Author: Joseph A. Stanislaw Publisher(s): Deloitte Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 3 pages Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Dominance in the great energy game used to mean control over the fossil fuels...
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Full Title: Green Energy 2014, Renewable Energy M&A in the United States and Canada Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): KPMG and Clean Energy Pipeline Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. and Canadian renewable energy market...
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Full Title: Green power 2012: The KPMG renewable energy M&A report Author: KPMG Publisher(s): KPMG Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 48 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The aggressive acquisition spree of utilities several years ago now seems a very distant memory....
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Full Title: Grid Parity for Residential Photovoltaics in the United States: Key Drivers and Sensitivities Author(s): S. Ong, P. Denholm, and N. Clark Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description...
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Full Title: Guide to Land Leases for Solar Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 07/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Large scale solar projects, such as community solar and investor-owned solar systems on farms,...
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H.R. 2842, the Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act of 2011, has been referred to the House of Representatives. The bill, introduced by Rep. Scott...
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The House Armed Services Committee’s newly proposed 2013 Pentagon budget contains a provision that would prevent the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) from purchasing alternative fuels, largely in the form...
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Both the Democratic and Republican parties have released their platforms, each offering a vision of the American energy landscape in the coming years. Both parties promote distinct visions of an “all-of-the-above” approach...
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Full Title: How Much Do Local Regulations Matter? Exploring the Impact of Permitting and Local Regulatory Processes on PV Prices in the United States Author(s): Jesse Burkhardt, Ryan Wiser, Naïm Darghouth, C.G. Dong, Joshua...
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Full Title: Hydropower Primer: A Handbook of Hydropower Basics Author(s): Office of Energy Projects Publisher(s): Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publication Date: 04/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This hydropower primer provides an overview of the Federal...
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Often termed the country’s “silent renewable,” hydropower is the nation’s largest renewable electricity resource, providing 7% of total generation. Hydropower’s many supporters – 81% of U.S. voters favor maintaining existing...
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Section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was designed to attract private investors to renewables projects by offering investors a cash reimbursement equal to and in lieu of the...
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Full Title: Impacts of Wind and Solar on Fossil-Fueled Generators Author(s): D. Lew, G. Brinkman, N. Kumar, P. Besuner, D. Agan, and S. Lefton Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Impacts of Wind Generation Integration Author(s): Energy Technology Assessment Center Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Worldwide, several power systems already are coping with large amounts of wind power – up...
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Full Title: Indian Point Replacement Options Author(s): Nicole Chung Publisher(s): Strategen Consulting Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Prepared on behalf of New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST), Strategen Consulting presents...
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Full Title: Industrial Policy and Renewable Energy: Trade Conflicts Author(s): Bob Carbaugh and Max St. Brown Publisher(s): Journal of International and Global Economic Studies Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Governments use industrial policy to promote the development of...
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Full Title: Innovate, Manufacture, Compete: A Clean Energy Action Plan Author(s): The Pew Charitable Trusts Publisher(s): The Pew Charitable Trusts Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The Pew Charitable Trusts believes that advanced clean energy...
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Full Title: Innovation Outlook Renewable Mini-Grids Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Innovation Outlook: Renewable mini-grids examines ground-breaking innovations that can help to unlock future power supply for...
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Note: Synopsis adapted by OurEnergyPolicy.org from APS press materials and report's executive summary. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. Integrating Renewable Electricity on the Grid By the American Physical Society...
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Full Title: Integration of Variable Generation and Cost-Causation Author(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Variable renewable energy generation sources, such as wind and solar energy,...
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Full Title: Investing in Mexico's Energy Infrastructure: Renewable Energy and Cross-Border Prospects Author(s): Peter K. Nance Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The current power trade between the United States and Mexico is relatively...
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Full Title: Investing in reform, A new bond could beat our addiction to fossil fuel subsidies Author(s): Tom Hale and Pete Ogden Publisher(s): Rhodium Group Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Fossil fuel subsidies are woven into...
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Full Title: Investing in the Clean Trillion: Closing The Clean Energy Investment Gap Author(s): Mark Fulton and Reid Capalino Publisher(s): Ceres Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This Ceres report provides 10 recommendations for investors, companies and...
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A battle is heating up in California regarding the State’s net metering policy as the California Public Utilities Commission is reviewing the policy’s costs and benefits.  Net metering is an...
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Note: Synopsis based on OurEnergyPolicy.org review of Congressional committee and office summaries, third party analyses, and media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for the purposes of generating discussion. Federal Energy Planning Would require...
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Full Title: Key World Energy Statistics Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key World Energy Statistics from the IEA contains timely, clearly-presented data on the supply, transformation and consumption of all...
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Full Title: Lean, Mean, and Clean II: Assessing DOD Investments in Clean Energy Innovation Author(s): Megan Nicholson and Matthew Stepp Publisher(s): The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Using ITIF’s Energy Innovation Tracker, this...
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Full Title: Lessons from Large-Scale Renewable Energy Integration Studies Author:  L. Bird and M. Milligan Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): A number of large-scale studies have been conducted in the United...
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Full Title: Letting in the Light: How solar photovoltaics will revolutionise the electricity system Author(s): Dolf Gielen, Ruud Kempener, Michael Taylor, Francisco Boshell and Amr Seleem (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication...
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Full Title: Load Coincidence Study for the Integration of Wind into Tennessee Valley Authority via the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Author(s): AWS Truepower, LLC Publisher(s): Clean Line Energy Partners Publication Date: 6/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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A recent op-ed by noted academic Bjorn Lomborg questions the idea that renewable energy – wind, in particular – is up to the task of mitigating climate change. Renewables are...
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Full Title: Making Corporate Renewable Energy Purchasing Work For All Utility Customers Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy Institite Publisher(s): AEE Publication Date: 07/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Across the country, a growing number of companies have...
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Full Title: Managing Large-Scale Penetration of Intermittent Renewables Author(s): MIT Energy Initiative Publisher(s): MIT Energy Initiative Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The 2011 MIT Energy Initiative Associate Member Symposium brought together experts in the  areas of coal/natural gas/nuclear...
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Full Title: Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource Author: Electric Power Research Institute Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This project estimates the naturally available and technically...
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Full Title: Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Projects Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Although the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry is at a relatively early stage of...
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Full Title: Massachusetts Offshore Wind Future Cost Study Author(s): Willett Kempton, Stephanie McClellan, Deniz Ozkan Publisher(s): University of Delaware Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This study models the cost of electricity from 2,000...
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Full Title: Master Limited Partnerships: A Policy Option for the Renewable Energy Industry Author(s): Molly F. Sherlock and Mark P. Keightly Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 6/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This article discusses how extending the MLP structure to...
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Full Title: Maximizing the Locational Value of Distributed Energy Resources Author(s): Alex Eller & Anissa Dehamna Publisher(s): Navigant Research Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The growth of distributed energy resources (DERs) is one...
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Full Title: Meeting Renewable Energy Targets in the West at Least Cost: the Integration Challenge Author: Kevin Porter, Christina Mudd, Sari Fink, Jennifer Rogers, Lori Bird, Lisa Schwartz, Mike Hogan, Dave Lamont, Brendan...
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It is clear that the Age of Oil is winding down. Worldwide, the rate of discovery of new oil reserves peaked in the 1960s and in the US our peak...
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Full Title: Mind the Carbon Gap: An Alternative Outlook for Aviation Emissions Author(s): Samuel Engel, Adam Klauber, and Chloé Wexler Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This ICF International white paper examines the carbon...
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Full Title: Monetizing Energy Security Author(s): Michael Brower, Todd Foley, Lesley Hunter, Jeff Weiss, Josh Sturtevant, John Dodson, and Jennifer Neuhauser Publisher(s): American Council On Renewable Energy Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Renewable energy offers greater lifecycle value...
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Full Title: Monthly Energy Review Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Monthly Energy Review (MER) is the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) primary report of recent and...
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Full Title: Moving to a Low-Carbon Economy: The Financial Impact of the Low- Carbon Transition Author(s): David Nelson, Morgan Hervé-Mignucci, Andrew Goggins, Sarah Jo Szambelan, and Julia Zuckerman Publisher(s): Climate Policy Initiative Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A major concern...
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Full Title: National Renewable Energy Action Plan for the United Kingdom Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): UK Committee on Climate Change Publication Date: 4/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This National Renewable Energy Action Plan provides details on a set...
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Full Title: Near-Term Opportunities for Integrating Biomass into the U.S. Electricity Supply: Technical Considerations Author(s): David S. Ortiz, Aimee E. Curtright, Constantine Samaras, Aviva Litovitz, Nicholas Burge Publisher(s): Energy Policy Publication Date:...
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Full Title: New Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization Author(s): Dave Gahl, Brandon Smithwood, Rick Umoff Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 04/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Lawmakers and utility regulators in California and...
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Full Title: New York’s Clean Energy Programs: The High Cost Of Symbolic Environmentalism Author(s): Jonathan A. Lesser Publisher(s): The Heartland Institute Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): "In 2016, the New York Public Service...
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Full Title: Next Generation Utility: Finding a Path through the Haze Author(s): PA Consulting Publication Date: 2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Around the world, the electric utilities industry is talking about low carbon, renewables, commodity...
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Full Title: NRDC’S Fifth Annual Energy Report America’s Clean Energy Revolution Author(s)/Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 10/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Dozens of clean energy records have been shattered across the United...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy: Balancing Benefits and Risks Author(s): Charles D. Ferguson Publisher(s): Council on Foreign Relations Publication Date: 04/2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): According to a prevailing belief, humanity confronts two stark risks: catastrophes...
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President Obama sent his requested FY2013 budget to Congress Monday, and requested, among other energy-related items, significant increases to energy R&D, renewable energy investments, and energy efficiency programs. From the...
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Full Title: Ocean Thermal Extractable Energy Visualization Author(s): Matthew Ascari Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report describes the ocean thermal resource and the conventional methods for extracting energy...
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To date, no offshore wind farms have operated in the United States. However, several projects under consideration or development could change that. In February, the federal government completed an environmental review...
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Full Title: On the optimal timing of switching from non-renewable to renewable resources: dirty vs clean energy sources and the relative efficiency of generators Author(s): Elettra Agliardi and Luigi Sereno Publisher(s): University of Bologna Publication Date: 11/2012 Full...
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Full Title: Opportunities and Challenges for a Sustainable Energy Future Author(s): Steven Chu & Arun Majumdar Publisher(s): Nature Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Access to clean, affordable and reliable energy has been a cornerstone of the...
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Update: See a video recording of the event here OurEneryPolicy.org’s high-level panel discussion, moderated by Chief National Correspondent for the Fox News Channel Jim Angle, and featuring James Connaughton, General James...
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Full Title: Partnering Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Author(s): Dr. Jurgen Weiss, Heidi Bishop, Dr. Peter Fox-Penner, Dr. Ira Shavel Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Low natural gas prices...
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Full Title: PEM Fuel Cells Make a Powerful Case for Small Business Backup Author(s): Jack Basi and Neil Farquharson Publisher(s): CommScope, Inc. Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Especially hard hit are small- and medium-size retail...
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Full Title: Photovoltaic System Pricing Trends: Historical, Recent, and Near-Term Projections Author(s): David Feldman, Galen Barbose, Robert Margolis, Ted James, Samantha Weaver, Naïm Darghouth, Ran Fu, Carolyn Davidson, Sam Booth, and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): United States Department...
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Full Title: Planning for a Distributed Disruption: Innovative Practices for Incorporating Distributed Solar into Utility Planning Author(s): Andrew Mills, Galen Barbose, Joachim Seel, Changgui Dong, Trieu Mai, Ben Sigrin, Jarett Zuboy Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Planning for a Distributed Disruption: Innovative Practices for Incorporating Distributed Solar into Utility Planning Author(s): Andrew Mills, Galen Barbose, Joachim Seel, Changgui Dong, Trieu Mai, Ben Sigrin, Jarett Zuboy Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Policies that Work: How to Build A Low-Emissions Economy Author(s): Hal Harvey and Laura Segafredo Publisher(s): International Council on Clean Transportation Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Policymakers have three types of energy policies in their...
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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: Power Forward 2.0: How American Companies Are Setting Clean Energy Targets and Capturing Greater Business Value Author(s): Bryn Baker, Marty Spitzer, Evan Vaughan, Peyton Fleming, Andrea Moffat, Brandon Smithwood, Andrew Wiley, Paul Bugala,...
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Full Title: Power Plants Are Not Built on Spec, 2014 Update Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Public Power Association Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper analyzes new generation capacity that was completed and began operating in 2013,...
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Full Title: Process Design and Economics for Biochemical Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Ethanol Author(s): D. Humbird, R. Davis, L. Tao, C. Kinchin, D. Hsu, and A. Aden Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date:...
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On April 26th, the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication released the results of a recent poll, suggesting that “overall,...
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Full Title: Putting the Potential Rate Impacts of Distributed Solar into Context Author(s): Galen Barbose Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The rapid growth of distributed solar in a...
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Full Title: PV Module Reliability Scorecard Report 2017 Author(s): Jenya Meydbray, Frederic Dross Publisher(s): DNV GL Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): DNV GL, the world’s largest independent renewables testing, advisory services and certification...
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Full Title: Quadrennial Energy Review: Energy Transmission, Storage, and Distribution Infrastructure (QER) Author(s): Department of Energy (DoE) Publisher(s): Department of Energy (DoE) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. energy landscape is changing. The...
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Full Title: Questions & Answers: Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Systems Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This guide is...
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Last week The Economist called attention to growing demand for rare earth minerals, their importance in clean energy technologies, and rising tension over their global supply. Two of these minerals –...
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Full Title: Reforming PURPA Energy Contracts: A Guide To Lowering North Carolinians’ Electric Bills Author(s): Joe Sanders Publisher(s): The Heartland Institute Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Despite no obvious geographical distinctions from the...
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Full Title: Reliability Assessment: A Wide-Area Perspective on the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Publisher / Author: North American Electric Reliability Corporation Publication Date: 07/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): NASA has predicted...
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Full Title: Renewable Electricity Futures Study: Exploration of High-Penetration Renewable Electricity Futures Author(s): Trieu Mai, Ryan Wiser, Debra Sandor, Gregory Brinkman, Garvin Heath, Paul Denholm, Donna J. Hostick, Naim Darghouth, Adam Schlosser, and...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs Author(s): Lynn J. Cunningham Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy is crucial to the operation of...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Auctions: Analysing 2016 (executive summary) Author(s): International Renewable Energy Association Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): At least 67 countries had used auctions for renewable energy contracts by mid-2016,...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Builds a More Reliable and Resilient Electricity Mix Author(s): Michael Goggin Publisher(s): American Wind Energy Association Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Technology advances have enabled wind and solar energy to be...
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In the State of the Union President Obama renewed his commitment to the widespread adoption of renewable power as a critical piece of America’s energy and economic future.  In last...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Finance Tracking Initiative (REFTI) Solar Trend Analysis Author(s): Ryan Hubbell, Travis Lowder, Michael Mendelsohn, and Karlynn Cory Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report presents...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy in the 50 States: 2012 Edition Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  ACORE's Renewable Energy in the 50...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy R&D Funding History: A Comparison with Funding for Nuclear Energy, Fossil Energy, and Energy Efficiency R&D Author(s): Fred Sissine Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Technologies: Cost Analysis Series: Hydropower Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 44 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: Hydropower is a renewable energy source based on the natural water cycle....
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Full Title:  Renewable Portfolio Standards in the U.S. : A Status Report with Data through 2007 Author(s): R. Wiser, G. Barbose Publisher(s): USDOE LBNL Publication Date: 4/2008 Identifier(s): LBNL-154E Language: English Length: 40 pages, PDF Full Text:...
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Full Title: Renewables 2010: Global Status Report Author(s): J. Sawin, E. Martinot, et al. Publisher(s): Ren21 Publication Date: 9/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 80 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Changes in renewable energy markets, investments, industries, and policies have been...
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Full Title: Renewables 2012 Global Status Report Author(s): Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century Publisher(s): Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 172 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Renewable energy markets and policy frameworks have evolved rapidly in recent years. This  report  provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market,  industry, investment, and policy developments worldwide. It relies on ...
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Full Title: Renewables 2014: Global Status Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) has...
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Full Title: Renewables are Driving up Electricity Prices: Wait, What? Author(s): Nancy Pfund and Anand Chhabra Publisher(s): DBL Investors Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Has increased reliance on renewable energy in the United...
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Full Title: Renewables, Micropower, and the Transforming Electricity Landscape Author(s): A. Lovins, B. Cohen Publisher(s): Orgin: Solutions Journal, Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 04/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  5 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): At RMI, we’ve been asking...
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Full Title: Renewables, Power & Energy Use Forecast to 2050 Author/Publisher(s): DNV GL Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Three global themes emerging over our model’s forecasting period are most relevant for this...
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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: Residential Solar Photovoltaics: Comparison of Financing Benefits, Innovations, and Options Author(s): Bethany Speer Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report examines relatively new, innovative financing methods for...
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Full Title: REthinking Energy: Towards a New Power System Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The first edition of REthinking Energy, the...
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Full Title: Road Transport: The Cost of Renewable Solutions Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Advanced biofuels, electric vehicles and biomethane for transport could be competitive against fossil-fuel...
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Full Title: Saturation Wind Power Potential and its Implications for Wind Energy Author(s): Mark Z. Jacobsona, and Cristina L. Archer Publisher(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Wind turbines convert kinetic to...
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Full Title: Scheduling Heterogeneous Delay Tolerant Tasks in Smart Grid with Renewable Energy Author(s): Shengbo Chen, Prasun Sinha and Ness B. Shroff Publisher(s): The Ohio State University Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The smart grid...
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Full Title: Shale & renewables: a symbiotic relationship Author(s): Jason Channell, Timothy Lam, Shahriar Pourreza Publisher(s): Citi Research Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: As a Saudi oil minister once quoted, “The stone age didn’t...
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Full Title: Shale & renewables: a symbiotic relationship, A longer-term global energy investment strategy driven by changes to the energy mix Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Citigroup Global Markets Inc. Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Much has been...
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Full Title: Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook (STEO) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The average household winter heating fuel expenditures discussed in this STEO provide a...
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At the recent National Clean Energy Summit in Nevada, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz lauded federal loans for green energy projects. “We have done a lot to try to get renewables...
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Full Title: Siting Renewable Generation: The Northeast Perspective Author(s): Eleanor Stein & Mike O’Boyle Publisher(s): Energy Innovation: Policy & Technology, LLC Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Northeastern U.S. is simultaneously home to...
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Full Title: Smart Grids and Renewables: A Guide for Effective Deployment Author(s): Ruud Kempener, Paul Komor and Anderson Hoke Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The steady growth of renewable...
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Full Title: Solar Energy Development on Department of Defense Installations in the Mojave and Colorado Deserts Author(s): Robert Kwartin, Sarah Alexander, Martin Anderson, Donald Clark, John Collins, Chris Lamson, Garrett Martin, Ryan Mayfield,...
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Full Title: Solar Plus Energy Storage: Comparing System Options Author(s): Chip Palombini Publisher(s): Dynapower Publication Date: 04/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): North America currently has over 20 GW of installed utility-scale PV generation. With 2016...
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Full Title: Solar Plus Energy Storage: Comparing System Options Author(s): Chip Palombini Publisher(s): Dynapower Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): North America currently has over 20 GW of installed utility-scale PV generation. With 2016...
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Full Title: Solar Plus Energy Storage: Comparing System Options Author(s): Chip Palombini Publisher(s): Dynapower Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): North America currently has over 20 GW of installed utility-scale PV generation. With 2016 seeing the largest amount...
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Full Title: Solar Pumping for Irrigation: Improving livelihoods and sustainability Author(s): Divyam Nagpal Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Irrigation improves yields, reduces vulnerability to changing rainfall patterns, and...
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Full Title: Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability Author(s): DOE Staff Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On April 14, 2017, Energy Secretary Rick Perry...
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Full Title: Star Power, The Growing Role of Solar Energy in America Author(s): Judee Burr, Lindsey Hallock, and Rob Sargent Publisher(s): Environment America Research & Policy Center Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): America could meet its energy...
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Full Title: State Clean Energy Finance Banks: New Investment Facilities for Clean Energy Deployment Author(s): Ken Berlin, Reed Hundt, Mark Muro, and Devashree Saha Publisher(s): Brookings - Rockefeller Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Propelled by private entrepreneurship,...
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Full Title: State Policies Can Unleash U.S. Commercial Offshore Wind Development Author(s): Shiva Polefka Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report provides an overview of the case for...
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Full Title: Stochastic Methods for Planning and Operating Power System with Large Amounts of Wind and Solar Power Author(s): M. Milligan, P. Donohoo, M. O'Malley Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Wind and...
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Full Title: Stranded Assets and Renewables Author(s): Ben Caldecott, Deger Saygin, Jasper Rigter, and Dolf Gielen Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 07/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): How the energy transition affects the value...
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Full Title: Strategies to Finance Large-Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy Projects: An Economic Development and Infrastructure Approach Author(s): Lewis Milford, Ross Tyler, and Jessica Morey Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 12/2011 Language: English Length: 58 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: There appears...
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Full Title: Strengthening the EPA’s Clean Power Plan Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief outlines a better way to make the most of renewable energy in...
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Full Title: Supporting Renewables while Saving Taxpayers Money Author(s): Uday Varadarajan, Brendan Pierpont, Andrew Hobbs, Kath Rowley Publisher(s): Climate Policy Initiative Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Renewable energy deployment in the United States is booming. Renewable electricity generation...
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Full Title: Tackling Climate Change in the U.S. : Potential Carbon Emissions Reduction from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by 2030 Author(s): C. Kutscher Publisher(s): American Solar Energy Society Publication Date: 1/2007 Identifier: www.ases.org/climatechange Language:...
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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: Technological evolution of onshore wind turbines—a market-based analysis Author(s): Javier Serrano-González and Roberto Lacal-Arántegui Publisher(s): Wiley Online Library Publication Date: 02/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Wind energy technology is evolving towards larger machines...
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Full Title: Technological evolution of onshore wind turbines—a market-based analysis Author(s): Javier Serrano-González and Roberto Lacal-Arántegui Publisher(s): Wind Energy Publication Date: 02/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Wind energy technology is evolving towards larger machines (longer...
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Full Title: The 3% Solution: Driving Profits Through Carbon Reductions Author(s): Zoe Tcholak-Antitch, Tom Carnac, Colin Harris, Bryn Baker, Matt Banks, Rhys Gerholdt, Sara Gilbertson, Lou Leonard, Daphne Patterson, Aaron Sobel, Brad Schallert, and Marty...
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Full Title: The 50 States of Solar Report: 2016 Annual Review and Q4 Update Author(s): Autumn Proudlove, Brian Lips, David Sarkisian, Achyut Shrestha Publisher(s): NC Clean Energy Technology Sector Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The All-Of-The-Above Energy Strategy as a Path to Sustainable Economic Growth Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Executive Office of the President of the United States Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The U.S. energy sector...
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Full Title: The Case Against the Wind Production Tax Credit Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The federal wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) is a substantial subsidy that...
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 “Sustainable future” advocates seem to believe that solar, wind and hydro-electricity will eventually make up close to 100% of our energy generation, but there are benefits to having “central station”...
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Wind and solar capacity have grown significantly in the last decade, and many believe that significant reductions in carbon emissions require continued expansion of their capacity (see for example recent...
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Full Title: The China Model and U.S. Energy Policy Author(s): Lee Lane Publisher(s): The Hudson Institute Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Americans are right to be dismayed with U.S. energy policy. For forty years, presidents of both...
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Full Title: The Determinants of  Invention in Electricity  Generation Technologies Author(s): Elisa Lanzi, Ivan Haščič, Nick Johnstone Publisher(s): The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper analyses the...
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Full Title: The Economic and Reliability Benefits of CSP with Thermal Energy Storage: Literature Review and Research Needs Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Concentrating Solar Power Alliance Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): First published in 2012,...
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Full Title: The Effect of Large Scale Transmission Limitations on Renewable Energy Load Matching for the Western U.S. Author: V. Diakov, W. Short, and B. Gilchrist Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: The Energy Mix: Low Carbon Pathways to 2050 Author(s): World Business Council for Sustainable Development Publisher(s): World Business Council for Sustainable Development Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): n its Vision 2050 project, the WBCSD envisages...
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Full Title: The Energy Report: 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 Author(s): S. Singer (Editor), B. Jeffries, Y. Deng, et al. Publisher(s): WWF Publication Date: 1/2011 Identifier(s): ISBN 978-2-940443-26-0 Language: English Length:   256 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): A holistic view on the...
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Full Title: The Evolving Landscape For EPCS In US Renewables Author(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publisher(s): CohnReznick Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Firms that provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services play a significant role in...
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Full Title: The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Industries: 10 Trends to Watch Author(s): Lisa Jerram, Anissa Dehamna, and Mackinnon Lawrence Publisher(s): Navigant Research Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This white paper looks at some of the major...
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Full Title: The Future of Geothermal Energy: Impact of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) on the United States in the 21st Century Author(s): Idaho National Laboratory, J. Tester (Chair) Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of...
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Full Title:  The Future of Natural Gas: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study Author(s): Ernest J. Moniz (Study Chair), Henry D. Jacoby (Co-Chair), Anthony J.M. Meggs (Co-Chair) Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 6/2011 Identifier: Language: English Length and Format:...
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Full Title: The Future Potential of Wave Power in the United States Author(s): Mirko Previsic, Jeff Epler, Maureen Hand, Donna Heimiller, Walter Short, and Kelly Eurek Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy - Wind &...
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In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a Clean Energy Standard (CES) requiring that 80 percent of the nation’s electricity come from clean energy resources by...
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Full Title: The High Cost of Renewable Electricity Mandates Author(s): Robert Bryce Publisher(s): The Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 2/2012 Language: English Length: 32 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Motivated by a desire to reduce carbon...
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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 Wind Development on County-Level Income and Employment: A Review of Methods and an Empirical Analysis Author(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The economic development...
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Full Title: The irreversible momentum of clean energy Author(s): Barack Obama Publisher(s): Science Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The release of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) due to human activity...
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Full Title: The Key to Unlocking the Power of Small Scale Renewable Energy: Local Land Use Regulation Author(s): Patricia E. Salkin Publisher(s): Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Myriad federal and...
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Full Title: The Limits of Wind Power Author(s): William Korchinski Publisher(s): Adam Smith Institute Publication Date: February 2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Environmentalists advocate wind power as one of the main alternatives to fossil...
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Full Title: The Politics of Climate Author(s): Cary Funk and Brian Kennedy Publisher(s): Pew Research Center Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Polarized views about climate issues stretch from the causes and cures for...
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Full Title:  The Private and Public Economics of Renewable Electricity Generation Author(s): Severin Borenstein Publisher(s): Energy Institute at Haas, University of California, Berkeley Publication Date: 12/2011 Language: English Length: 33 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description...
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After seeing the Production Tax Credit (PTC) extended through 2013 in the recent “fiscal cliff” legislation, the wind industry is now looking ahead to the tax reform debate. According to...
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Full Title: The renewable energies technology surge: A new techno-economic paradigm in the making? Author(s): John A. Matthews Publisher(s):  Technology Governance and Economic Dynamics Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Despite discussion of a ‘carbon lock-in’ and...
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Full Title: The Role of Energy Storage with Renewable Electricity Generation Author(s): P. Denholm, E. Ela, B. Kirby, M. Milligan Publisher(s): USDOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 1/2010 Identifier(s): NREL/TP-6A2-47187 Language: English Length:  61 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description...
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The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, meant to reduce carbon by 30% by 2030, is expected to be accomplished through a combination of improving existing power plants, switching to cleaner...
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Full Title: The S-REIT: An Investment-Driven Solution to Solar Development Problems Author(s): Joshua L. Sturtevant Publisher(s): GW Solar Institute Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 23 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Notwithstanding the substantial benefits of solar power, this renewable energy source...
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Full Title: The State Clean Energy Cookbook: A Dozen Recipes for State Action on Energy Author(s): Jeff Bingaman, Dan Reicher, Alicia Seiger, Nicol Scheutz, Ernestine Fu, George P. Shultz, Jeremy Carl, and...
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Full Title: The True Value of Solar Author(s): Steven Fine, Ankit Saraf, Kiran Kumaraswamy, and Alex Anich Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this paper, we look at the current state of...
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Full Title: Toil for oil spells danger for majors, Unsustainable dynamics mean oil majors need to become “energy majors” Author(s): Mark C. Lewis Publisher(s): Kepler Cheuvreux Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Despite oil prices averaging...
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Full Title: Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2016 Author(s): IEA Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 05/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The annual Tracking Clean Energy Progress (TCEP) report highlights...
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Full Title: Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2017 Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy systems around the world are undergoing substantial changes. Many of these shifts are being driven...
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Full Title: Tracking the Sun VII, An Historical Summary of the Installed Price of Photovoltaics in the United States from 1998 to 2013 Author(s): Galen Barbose, Samantha Weaver, and Naïm Darghouth Publisher(s): University of...
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Full Title: Tracking Your Solar Investment: Best Practices for Solar Tracker O&M Author(s): Martin Rogers & Rue Phillips Publisher(s): NEXTracker Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): More solar energy systems were installed worldwide in...
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Full Title: Transmission Planning Strategies to Accommodate Renewables Author(s): J. Michael Hagerty, Johannes Pfeifenberger, Judy Chang Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 09/17 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Presented at EUCI Austin – Renewable Energy Grid Operations Prepared...
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Full Title: U.S. Clean Energy Benefits and Costs Author: Gerard Joseph White Publisher(s): Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This paper mentions, evaluates and gives suggestions on some of the United...
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Note: Synopsis based U.S. DOE summary provided to OurEnergyPolicy.org. Complete text US DOE Mission and Goals The mission of the Department of Energy is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing...
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Full Title: U.S. Geological Survey—Energy and Wildlife Research Annual Report for 2016 Author(s): Mona Khalil Publisher(s): U.S. Geological Survey Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent growth and development of renewable energy and unconventional...
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Full Title: U.S. Homeowners on Clean Energy: A National Survey Author(s): SolarCity and Clean Edge Publisher(s): SolarCity and Clean Edge Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In our second annual survey of U.S. homeowner...
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On April 17th, US DOE released a report titled An Assessment of Energy Potential at Non-Powered Dams in the United States. The report analyzes the hydroelectric power generating capacity at...
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Full Title: U.S. Renewable Energy Technical Potentials: A GIS-Based Analysis Author: Anthony Lopez, Billy Roberts, Donna Heimiller, Nate Blair, and Gian Porro Publisher(s): NREL Publication Date: 07/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Renewable energy technical potential, as defined in...
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Full Title: U.S. Solar Market Insight Report: 2014 Year in Review, Executive Summary Author(s): Shayle Kann, MJ Shiao, Cory Honeyman, Nicole Litvak, Jade Jones, Leandra Cooper, Tom Kimbis, Justin Baca, Shawn...
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Full Title: U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmark: Q1 2017 Author(s): Ran Fu, David Feldman, Robert Margolis, Mike Woodhouse, and Kristen Ardani Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This...
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Full Title: U.S. Wind Industry First Quarter 2014 Market Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Wind Energy Association Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): AWEA releases U.S. Wind Industry Quarterly Market Reports each quarter to provide a snapshot view...
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Full Title: U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter 2014 Market Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Wind Energy Association Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): AWEA releases U.S. Wind Industry Quarterly Market Reports each quarter to provide a snapshot view...
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Full Title: U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter 2017 Market Report Author(s): American Wind Energy Association Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. wind industry reported 25,819 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity under...
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Full Title: U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2014 Market Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Wind Energy Association Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): AWEA releases U.S. Wind Industry Quarterly Market Reports each quarter to provide a snapshot view...
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Full Title: U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2016 Market Report Author(s): American Wind Energy Association Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. wind industry installed 895 megawatts (MW) during the third quarter...
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Full Title: Unlocking Renewable Energy Investment: The role of risk mitigation and structured finance Author(s): Henning Wuester, Joanne Jungmin Lee and Aleksi Lumijarvi Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: US Solar Market Insight - Q3 2016 - Executive Summary Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. installed 2,051 MWdc of solar PV in...
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Full Title: User Requirements and Research Needs for Renewable Generation Forecasting Tools That Will Meet the Needs of the CAISO and Utilities for 2020 Author(s):  Lloyd Cibulka, Merwin Brown, Larry Miller, Alexandra...
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Full Title: Using Governmental Incentives to Finance Solar Renewable Energy Projects: Alternative Investments for High-Net-Worth Individuals Author(s): Michael Cole Publisher(s): Journal of Energy Law and Resources Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Federal and state renewable energy programs have...
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Full Title: Using Probability of Exceedance to Compare the Resource Risk of Renewable and Gas-Fired Generation Author(s): Mark Bolinger Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Of the myriad risks...
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Full Title: Using the Spatial Distribution of Installers to Define Solar Photovoltaic Markets Author(s): Eric O'Shaughnessy, Gregory F. Nemet, and Naim Darghouth Publisher(s): Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A growing...
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Full Title: Utility Investments in Distributed Energy: Trends Among North American and European Utilities Author(s): Shayle Kann & Andrew Mulherkar Publisher(s): Greentech Media Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Utility companies in North America...
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Full Title: Utility-Scale Solar 2013: An Empirical Analysis of Project Cost, Performance, and Pricing Trends in the United States Author(s): Mark Bolinger and Samantha Weaver Publisher(s): University of California, Berkeley and United States Department of Energy Publication...
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Full Title: Utility-Scale Solar 2015 Utility-Scale Solar 2015. An Empirical Analysis of Project Cost, Performance, and Pricing Trends in the United States. Author(s): Mark Bolinger and Joachim Seel Publisher(s): Berkeley National Laboratory Publication...
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Full Title: What Factors Affect the Prices of Low-Priced U.S. Solar PV Systems? Author(s): Gregory F. Nemet, Eric O’Shaughnessy, Ryan Wiser, Naïm Darghouth, Galen Barbose, Ken Gillingham, Varun Rai Publisher(s): Berkeley National Laboratory Publication...
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Last week, House and Senate Appropriations Committees approved separate and distinct versions of a Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. The legislation sets spending levels for DOE,...
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Full Title: White Paper: Medium-term outlook for US power: 2015 = deepest de-carbonization ever Author(s): Meredith Annex Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2015, the US could set...
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Full Title: White Paper: Trends for North American Clean Energy RFPs in 2014 Author(s): Kyle Harrison Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2014, utilities and other offtakers in...
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Full Title: Who's Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2011 Edition Author(s): The Pew Environment Group Publisher(s): The Pew Charitable Trusts Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 56 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Companies and countries...
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Full Title: Who's Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2012 Edition Author(s): The Pew Charitable Trusts Publisher(s): The Pew Charitable Trusts Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  In less than a decade, clean energy transitioned from...
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Thanks to breakthroughs in seismic imaging, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the US in 2012 reduced its reliance on much dirtier coal by shifting to gas-fired power plants. This trend...
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An analysis has been made to determine if there would be enough electricity in the US by 2050 to support a carbon-free future to avoid the worst effects of climate...
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Full Title: Wind Energy Barometer Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): EurObserv'ER Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Global wind energy capacity increased by 12.4% in 2013 to 318.6 GW (283.4 GW at the end of 2012), while the...
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Full Title: Wind Energy Multiyear Program Plan For 2007–2012 Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 8/2007 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): For more than 25 years, the Wind Energy Program, one element of the...
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Full Title: Wind Energy: Additional Actions Could Help Ensure Effective Use of Federal Financial Support Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: GAO identified 82 federal...
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Full Title: Wind speed reductions by large-scale wind turbine deployments lower turbine efficiencies and set low generation limits Author(s): Lee M. Millera and Axel Kleidon Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 11/2016 Full...
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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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Domestic natural gas production continues to expand, while natural gas spot prices are at historic lows. Many utilities are responding to these changing market dynamics by building gas plants or...
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Full Title: World Energy Investment Outlook - Special Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Questions about the reliability, affordability and sustainability of our energy future often boil down...
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Full Title: World Energy Perspective: Cost of Energy Technologies Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The World Energy Council (WEC) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) have partnered to...
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