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Full Title: 10 Questions to Ask About Integrated Resources Planning Author(s): Bharath Jairaj, Sarah Martin, Davida Wood, Shantanu Dixit, Ashwini Chitnis and Amrita Kundu Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Ensuring...
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Full Title: 20 Fourth-Quarter Questions for Powder River Basin Coal Producers Author(s): Tom Sanzillo Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This memo highlights the recent financial performance of the...
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Full Title: 2013 Assessment of the ISO New England Electricity Markets Author(s): David B. Patton, Pallas LeeVanSchaick, and Jie Chen Publisher(s): Potomac Economics Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report assesses the efficiency and competitiveness of New...
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Full Title: 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard Author(s): Rachel Young, Sara Hayes, Meegan Kelly, Shruti Vaidyanathan, Sameer Kwatra, Rachel Cluett, and Garrett Herndon Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this...
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Full Title: 2014 Long-Term Reliability Assessment Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): North American Electric Reliability Corporation Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2014 Long-Term Reliability Assessment (2014LTRA) is a report that provides a wide-area perspective on the...
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Full Title: 2014–2015 Winter Reliability Assessment Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): North American Electric Reliability Corporation Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The primary objective of this assessment is to identify the reliability concerns of the North American...
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Full Title: 21st Century Electricity Forum CEO Summary Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Institute, MIT’s Industrial Performance Center Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On November 5th, 2013, leaders from New York’s electric utility sector convened in...
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Full Title: 21st Century Electricity System CEO Forum Summary: Aspen, CO Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy and MIT Industrial Performance Center Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The third meeting of the 21st...
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Full Title: 21st Century Electricity System CEO Forum Summary: Cambridge, MA Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy and MIT Industrial Performance Center Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  On March 6th, Advanced Energy Economy...
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Full Title: 21st Century Electricity System CEO Forum Summary: San Antonio, TX Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy and MIT Industrial Performance Center Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  In the second in a...
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Full Title: Advanced Fuel-Cycle Technologies Hold Promise for Used Fuel Management Program Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The nuclear energy industry supports research, development and demonstration of improved...
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Full Title: Advancing Energy Innovation Dialogue in the Midwest Region Author(s): Jeannette Brinch Publisher(s): The Keystone Center Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The  Advancing  Energy  Innovation  Regional  Dialogue,  held  on  October  15-­‐16,  2013,  in  Dearborn,  ...
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Changes in the electric power industry are well underway in many states across the U.S. As a result of numerous drivers – including the need to address climate change, natural...
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In an April 26th speech to business leaders at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Nick Akins, President and CEO of American Electric Power, urged the U.S. to develop a comprehensive...
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On April 30th, OurEnergyPolicy.org and The University of Texas at Austin co-hosted “American Perspectives on Energy Efficiency,” a panel discussion about energy efficiency at The National Press Club. The panel...
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Full Title: An Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Texas Coalition for Affordable Power Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy Future Holdings (“EFH”), the state’s largest electric company, has declared bankruptcy. Energy Future...
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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: An Update on Smart Energy in Texas Author(s): Doug Lewin, Bob King, and Tony Marsh Publisher(s): South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report is intended for anyone...
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Full Title: Assessing Emerging Policy Threats to the U.S. Power Grid: How Regulations, Mandates, and Subsidies Undermine Electric Reliability Author(s): Travis Fisher Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research (IER) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Assessing the Effect of Rising Temperatures The Cost of Climate Change to the U.S. Power Sector Author(s): Kate Larsen, John Larsen, Michael Delgado, Whitney Herndon, Shashank Mohan Publisher(s): Rhodium Group Publication...
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Full Title: Assessing the Impact of Potential New Carbon Regulations in the United States Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Institute for 21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The U.S. power...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft rules on September 20th, to limit carbon emissions from new coal power plants. The proposed rules are part of President Obama’s broader...
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Full Title: Assessment of the Most Adequate Pre-Treatments and Woody Biomass Sources Intended for Direct Co-Firing in the U.S. Author(s): Adrian Pirraglia, Ronalds Gonzalez, Joseph Denig, Daniel Saloni, and Jeff Wright Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Back in the Black: Coal Makes Comeback Author(s): Michael Bennett, Rocco Canonica Publisher(s): Bentek Energy LLC Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Coal is making a significant comeback in the power market this...
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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, Lily Hoffman-Andrews Publisher(s): Ceres Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Biomass for Heat and Power Technology Brief Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): More than half of the total global...
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Full Title: Blackout: Extreme Weather, Climate Change and Power Outages Author(s): Alyson Kenward and Urooj Raja Publisher(s): Climate Central Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Climate change is causing an increase in many types of extreme weather....
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Earlier this month Sean Casten published an op-ed on Grist.com arguing that “further deregulation of electricity markets is a good and necessary thing”, but that “full and total deregulation of...
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The role of natural gas in a clean energy future has been widely debated due to concerns over life-cycle carbon emissions and perceptions that relying on natural gas as a...
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Full Title: Capitalizing on the Evolving Power Sector: Policies for a Modern and Reliable U.S. Electric Grid Author(s): Bipartisan Policy Center's Energy & Infrastructure Program Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Change Is in the Air: How States Can Harness Energy Efficiency to Strengthen the Economy and Reduce Pollution Author(s): Sara Hayes, Garrett Herndon, James P. Barrett, Joanna Mauer, Maggie Molina, Max Neubauer,...
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Steve Jaczko, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), announced his resignation this week amidst unflattering reports of his leadership and congressional hearings. Jaczko spent three years as Chairman and...
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Last week the EIA reported that natural gas-fired power generation will increase by as much as 17% in 2012, while coal is expected to decrease 10%. This shift away from...
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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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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 Line Energy Partners: Building Transmission To Facilitate Large-Scale Renewable Energy Development Author(s): Clean Line Energy Partners Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Clean Line Energy Partners is developing four large...
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Full Title: Clean Power Plan Transmission Investments: It’s Not How Much, It’s How Soon Author(s): Kiran Kumaraswamy, Ken Collison, Rakesh Maurya, Jamie Cotrone, & Matt Robison Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title:  Climate Tech Book: Electricity Sector Overview Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 8/2011 Language: English Length: 14 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt):...
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Full Title: Climatescope 2014: Mapping the Global Frontiers for Clean Energy Investment Author(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For years, it has been widely...
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Full Title: CO2 Emissions from Electricity Generation and Imports in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: 2011 Monitoring Report Author(s): Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Publisher(s): Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This...
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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: Combined Heat and Power and Clean Distributed Energy Policies Author(s): Anna Chittum & R. Neal Elliott Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Combined heat and...
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Full Title: Combined Heat and Power Playbook Author(s): Anna Chittum and Steve Kishmohr Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Combined heat and power (CHP) technologies, also known as cogeneration, generate...
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Full Title: Combined Heat and Power: A Clean Energy Solution Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 08/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Comments of the National Association of State Energy Officials on the Quadrennial Energy Review Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): National Association of State Energy Officials Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The National Association of State...
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Full Title: Community Wind: Once Again Pushing the Envelope of Project Finance Author(s): M. Bolinger Publisher(s): USDOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 1/2011 Identifier(s): LBNL-4193E Language: English Length:   34 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The “community wind” sector in the United...
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Full Title:  Cost-Benefit Analysis of Various Electric Reliability Improvement Projects from the End Users’ Perspective Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This report provides two of the three deliverables for...
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Full Title: Cracking the TEAPOT: Technical, Economic, and Achievable Energy Efficiency Potential Studies Author(s): Max Neubauer Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this report we focus on the development and...
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Full Title: Cybersecurity and the Evolving Role of State Regulation: How it Impacts the California Public Utilities Commission Author(s): Elizaveta Malashenko, Chris Villarreal and J. David Erickson Publisher(s): Public Utilities Commission, State...
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Full Title: Delivering on the U.S. Climate Commitment: A 10-Point Plan Toward A Low-Carbon Future Author(s): Karl Hausker, Kristen Meek, Rebecca Gasper, Nate Aden, AND Michael Obeiter Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Department of Energy Quadrennial Energy Review Second set of Comments of the Edison Electric Institute Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Edison Electric Institute Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), on...
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Full Title: Deregulated Electricity in Texas, A History of Retail Competition Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Texas Coalition for Affordable Power Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On Jan. 1, 2002, precisely at the stroke of midnight, Texas...
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Around the country, a new conversation is emerging among municipal leaders and utility executives as they explore the energy/water nexus. While Senator Murkowski started the discussion at the federal level...
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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.] There is...
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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.] Coal is...
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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.] A significant...
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Full Title: Distributed Generation and Emerging Technologies Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Technological advances in the exploration and  production of...
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Full Title: Distributed Solar Interconnection Challenges and Best Practices Author(s): Miriam Makhyoun, Becky Campbell, and Mike Taylor Publisher(s): Solar Electric Power Association Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The continued growth of the distributed solar market in the...
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Over the past several years individuals and organizations across the political spectrum have called for a comprehensive national energy policy. For example, the CEO of American Electric Power (AEP) recently called...
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Full Title: Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Energy Markets Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report responds to a May...
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Full Title: Efficiency Rules: The Case for End-Use Energy Efficiency Programs in the  Section 111(d) Rule for Existing Power Plants Author(s): Kate Konschnik and Ari Pescoe Publisher(s): Harvard Law School Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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In response to a request from the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its Analysis of Impacts of the Clean Energy Standard...
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Full Title: Electric Power Monthly with Data for August 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Electric Power Monthly (EPM) presents monthly electricity statistics for a...
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Full Title: Electric Sector Capacity Planning under Uncertainty: Shale Gas and Climate Policy in the US Author(s): John E. Bistline Publisher(s):  31st USAEE/IAEE North American Conference Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This research investigates how uncertainties related...
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Full Title: Energy Bills Strain Louisiana Seniors' Budgets Author(s): Eugene M. Trisko Publisher(s): 60 Plus Association Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Low‐ and fixed‐income seniors are among the most vulnerable to electric rate and other energy price...
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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 Efficiency: The Slip Switch to a New Track Toward Compliance with Federal Air Regulations Author(s): Sara Hayes and Rachel Young Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Energy Issues: How the Public Understands and Acts Author(s): Jennifer Agiesta, Jennifer Benz, Joseph S. Broz, Dennis Junius, Matthew Kozey, and Trevor Tompson Publisher(s): Associated Press Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs research,...
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Full Title: Energy Markets Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s):  Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A weekly statistical report on electricity, gas and oil markets, nuclear availability and future build.
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Full Title: Energy Recovery from Wastewater Treatment Plants in the United States: A Case Study of the Energy-Water Nexus Author(s): Ashlynn S. Stillwell, David C. Hoppock and Michael E. Webber Publisher(s): Sustainability Publication...
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Full Title: Energy Storage for the Evolving Power System Author(s): Pew Charitable Trusts Publisher(s): Pew Charitable Trusts Publication Date: 02/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Distributed energy resources allow electricity to be generated closer to...
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Full Title: Energy Storage Management Systems 2015-2019: Applications, Players and Forecast Author(s): James Blecher Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A quarter-century ago, the batteries utilities used were often kept in...
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Full Title: Energy Storage Opportunities and Challenges, A West Coast Perspective White Paper Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Ecofys Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The purpose of this paper is to provide a concise source for...
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Full Title: Energy Storage: Tracking the Technologies that will Transform the Power Sector Author(s): Deloitte Publisher(s): Deloitte Publication Date: 03/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The world’s population is expected to grow by two billion...
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Full Title: Energy Technology Perspectives 2014: Harnessing Electricity’s Potential Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy Technology Perspectives 2014 (ETP 2014) charts a course...
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Full Title: Energy transformation: The impact on the power sector business model Author(s): PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Publisher(s): PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Today’s power utilities market is facing major disruption. The magnitude of near and mid-term...
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Full Title: Energy-Water Nexus Author(s): William Horak Publisher(s): Brookhaven National Laboratory Publication Date: 04/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Three regional needs assessment workshops: Nov 2005 through mid-January 2006 • Kansas City, Baltimore, Salt Lake City • Almost...
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Full Title: Ensuring Adequate Power Supplies for Tomorrow's Electricity Needs Author(s): Mathew J. Morey, Laurence D. Kirsch, B. Kelly Eakin, Robert J. Camfield Publisher(s): Christensen Associates Energy Consulting LLC Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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As American natural gas production continues to increase, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is considering a greater number of applications from companies interested in exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG)....
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Full Title: Environmental Regulation and Electric System Reliability Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia, Joe Kruger, Lourdes Long, and Meghan McGuinness Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 6/2011 Language: English Length: 36 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt):...
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Full Title:  EPA FACT SHEET: Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants Author(s): Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 5 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): On March...
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Full Title: EPA’s Clean Power Plan: 50 chefs stir the pot Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In its ground-breaking “Clean Power Plan” released 2 June, the US...
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Full Title: EPA’s Clean Power Plan: States’ Tools for Reducing Costs and Increasing Benefits to Consumers Author(s): Paul Hibbard, Andrea Okie, & Susan Tierney Publisher(s): Analysis Group Publication Date: 07/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On...
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According to the EPA, its proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) would lead to a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from the power sector by 2030, compared to 2005 levels....
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Full Title: Evolving Business Models for Renewable Energy: 2014 Industry Review Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This Industry Review explores key issues and provides recommendations related...
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Full Title: Exergy and the City: The Technology and Sociology of Power (Failure) Author(s): Hugh Byrd and Steve Matthewman Publisher(s): Routledge Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Blackouts—the total loss of electrical power—serve as a reminder of...
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Full Title: Finding Common Ground: Utilities & Regulators Author(s): M. Sami Khawaja, Hossein Haeri, and Brian Hedman Publisher(s): Cadmus Group Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In Cadmus’ latest white paper, Finding Common Ground: Utilities & Regulators,...
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Full Title: FirstEnergy, A Major Utility Seeks a Subsidized Turnaround Author(s): Tom Sanzillo and Cathy Kunkel Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): FirstEnergy is one of the largest electric utility...
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Full Title: Flaring Up: North Dakota Natural Gas Flaring More Than Doubles in Two Years Author(s): Ryan Salmon and Andrew Logan Publisher(s): Ceres Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOCUMENT DOWNLOAD<- Description (excerpt): The tremendous growth of unconventional oil production in...
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Full Title: Flexibility Options in Electricity Systems Author(s): Dr. Georgios Papaefthymiou, Katharina Grave, Ken Dragoon Publisher(s): ECOFYS Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- It is widely recognised that increasing flexibility is key for the reliable...
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Full Title: Freshwater Use by U.S. Power Plants: Electricity’s Thirst for a Precious Resource Author(s): Kristen Averyt, Jeremy Fisher, Annette Huber-Lee, Aurana Lewis, Jordan Macknick ,Nadia Madden, John Rogers, and Stacy...
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Full Title: From Threat to Asset—How CHP Can Benefit Utilities Author(s): Anne Hampson and Jessica Rackley Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Combined heat and power (CHP) is an efficient approach to generating electric...
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March 11th, 2012 marked the one-year anniversary of a severe earthquake and tsunami off the coast of Japan. This natural disaster killed 20,000 people, and led to the crisis at...
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Full Title: Geothermal Power and Interconnection: The Economics of Getting to Market Author: David Hurlbut Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 44 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This report provides a baseline description of the transmission issues...
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On a hot day in August 2003, a stretched transmission line tripped after dipping into an overgrown tree in Ohio. Soon after, multiple transmission lines nearby also tripped beginning what...
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Full Title: High-Impact, Low-Frequency Event Risk to the North American Bulk Power System Author(s): North American Electrical Reliability Corporation Publisher(s): North American Electrical Reliability Corporation Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 120 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The bulk power system is...
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Full Title:  High-resolution modeling of the western North American power system demonstrates low-cost and low-carbon future Author(s): Nelson J, Johnston J, Mileva A, Fripp M, Hoffman I, Petros-Good A, Blanco C,...
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Full Title: How can utilities survive energy demand disruption? Author(s): Accenture Publisher(s): Accenture Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2014 Accenture Digitally Enabled Grid executive survey found that utilities executives’ perceptions of the impact of technology disruption shifted...
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Full Title: How ISO-NE's Pay-for-Performance Initiative Will Shake Up New England Author(s): George Katsigiannakis, Shanthi Muthiah, Himanshu Pande, Rachel Green, and Josh Ghosh Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This ICF International white...
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Full Title: How Mobility Can Drive Shorter Estimated Time for Restorations (ETRs)s Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): ClickSoftware Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Utilities must be prepared to deal with storms, floods, and other catastrophic events...
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High energy use (power consumption) increases wealth, health and education levels. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, most energy has come from fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas....
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Full Title: Hybrid Carbon Capture Systems Author(s): IEA Clean Coal Centre Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Clean Coal Centre Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In most discussions of systems for capturing CO2 coal fired power plants,...
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On March 27, 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority of the Clean Air Act, released proposed greenhouse gas standards for newly constructed power plants. The rules would require...
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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: Implications of Adopting a State Energy Plan, An Economic Case for the Implementation of a State Energy Plan and Its Impact on States Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Missouri Energy Initiative Publication Date: 9/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Improving Accountability, Efficiency in Nuclear Energy Regulation Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The nuclear energy industry and the independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission hold safety of the...
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Full Title: Increased Awareness of Nuclear Energy’s Benefits Underpins Favorability Uptick, New Poll Shows Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This year marks the 30-year anniversary of public opinion...
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Full Title: Increasing the Efficiency of Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants Author(s): Richard J. Campbell Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Coal has long been the major fossil fuel used to produce electricity. However,...
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Full Title: Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk: 2013 Edition Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This 2013 edition of the Institute for 21st Century Energy’s (Energy Institute)...
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Full Title: Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk: Assessing America's Vulnerabilities in a Global Energy Market Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Chamber of Commerce Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This year’s edition of the Institute...
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Full Title: Integrated Canada-U.S. Power Sector Modeling with the Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) Author(s): Andrew Martinez, Kelly Eurek, Trieu Mai, and Andrew Perry Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The electric power...
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Full Title: Integrated Resource Planning Models Need Stronger Resiliency Analysis Author(s): Maria Scheller and Ananth Chikkatur Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This ICF International white paper discusses how the integrated resource planning...
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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 Series: Power Generation and Cross-Border Prospects Author(s): Peter K. Nance Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The extensive reform under way in Mexico across all energy sectors...
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In a study of U.S. carbon capture and storage (CCS) potential published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found "that...
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Full Title: Issues in Focus: Loan Guarantees For Clean Energy Development Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The energy loan guarantee program was created by Title XVII of the...
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The Japanese government, which had announced a gradual phase-out of nuclear power by 2040, reversed that position and will instead develop an energy policy “with flexibility, based on tireless verification...
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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: KPMG Outlook 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): KPMG Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The past year has seen the energy sector continuing its climb back from the 2008 recession. In the oil and gas...
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Full Title: Leveraging Natural Gas to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Recent technological advances have unleashed...
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Full Title: Lighting, Electricity, Steel: Energy Efficiency Backfire in Emerging Economies Author(s): Ted Nordhaus, Michael Shellenberger, Harry Saunders, Max Luke, Alex Trembath, and Amy Meyer Publisher(s): Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Lighting, Electricity,...
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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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Full Title: Maintaining the Advantage: Why the U.S. Should Not Follow the EU’s Energy Policies Author(s): Robert Bryce Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over the past decade, the United States and the European...
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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: Materials for Low-Carbon Power— A White Paper Author: Mike Ashby, Julia Attwood, and Fred Lord Publisher(s): Granta Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The world-wide demand for energy is expected to treble by 2050. Most...
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Full Title: Model Interconnection Procedures Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Interstate Renewable Energy Council Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): IREC first developed model interconnection procedures in 2005 in an effort to capture emerging best practices in this...
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Full Title: Modeling EPA's Clean Power Plan: Insights for Cost Effective Implementation Author(s): Jeff Hopkins Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief examines the findings...
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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: More Data, Less Energy, Making Network Standby More Efficient in Billions of Connected Devices Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In their current state, network‑enabled devices carry an...
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Full Title: Moving to a Low-Carbon Economy: The Impact of Policy Pathways on  Fossil Fuel Asset Values Author(s): David Nelson, Morgan Hervé-Mignucci, Andrew Goggins, Sarah Jo Szambelan, Thomas Vladeck, and Julia Zuckerman Publisher(s): Climate Policy Initiative Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Multiple metrics for quantifying the intensity of water consumption of energy production Author(s): E S Spang, W R Moomaw, K S Gallagher, P H Kirshen, and D H Marks Publisher(s): Environmental Research...
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Full Title: Natural Gas Annual Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Natural Gas Annual 2013 (NGA) provides information on the supply and disposition of natural gas...
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Full Title: Natural Gas in Commercial Buildings Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: There were more than 4.8 million commercial buildings...
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Full Title: Natural Gas in the U.S. Power Sector Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 13 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): With the increasing likelihood of a carbon-constrained...
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Full Title: Natural Gas Scenarios in the U.S. Power Sector Author(s): Jeffrey Logaa, Anthony Lopez, Trieu Mai, Carolyn Davidson, Morgan Bazilian, Douglas Arent Publisher(s): Elsevier Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The United States power sector is being transformed by the...
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Full Title: Navigating to New Shores, Seizing the Future for Sustainable and Resilient U.S. Freshwater Resources Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): After more than six years of intensive,...
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Full Title: New Technology for Old Fuels: Innovation in Oil and Natural Gas Production Assures Future Supplies Author(s): Robert Bryce Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2012, U.S. oil production rose by...
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Full Title: New York State Capacity Market Review Author(s): Laurence D. Kirsch and Mathew J. Morey Publisher(s): Christensen Associates Energy Consulting LLC Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): New York State’s electricity sector restructuring of the late 1990s...
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Full Title: Not Beyond Coal, How the Global Thirst for Low-Cost Electricity Continues Driving Coal Demand Author(s): Robert Bryce Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since 1973, coal consumption has grown faster than any...
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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved by a 4-to-1 vote Southern Company’s bid to build two nuclear reactors along the Georgia-South Carolina border. These are the first new reactors to...
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Without significant gains in storage technology, electric generation from solar and wind will not meet the world’s energy needs. Nuclear power, however, can deliver electric power in a sufficiently safe,...
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As Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, I’m continuing the fight against President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) overregulation of our nation’s power plants without any regard...
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Last week the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, chaired by Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), held a hearing on the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 (CESA). Witnesses offered a...
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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: Potential Coal Plant Retirements: 2012 Update Author(s): Metin Celebi, Frank Graves, and Charles Russell Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The energy market outlook and emerging environmental regulations have changed substantially since we...
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Full Title: Potential Impacts of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Regional Power Generation  Author(s): Stanton W. Hadley, Alexandra Tsvetkova Publisher(s): Oak Ridge National Laboratory Publication Date: 1/2008 Language: English Length: 71 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This paper analyzes the potential impacts...
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Full Title: Potential Reliability Impacts of EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): North American Electric Reliability Corporation Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has prepared the...
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Full Title: Potential Reliability Impacts of EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): North American Electric Reliability Corporation Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This assessment – Potential Reliability Impacts of EPA’s Proposed Clean Power...
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Full Title: Power and Water at Risk Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 6/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Across the United states, our demand for electricity is colliding with our need for healthy...
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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: Power Sector Transition: GHG Policy and Other Key Drivers Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia, Blair Beasley, Meghan McGuinness, Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2014, the Environmental...
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Full Title: Power Sector Transition: GHG Policy and Other Key Drivers (Technical Appendix) Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia, Blair Beasley, Meghan McGuinness, Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2014,...
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Full Title: Preserving Energy Access for Distributed Generation Author(s): Catrina Rorke Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since at least the 1930s, the American power sector long has operated based...
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Full Title: Prime The Pump: The Case for Repealing America’s Oil Export Ban Author(s): Mark P. Mills Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As this Issue Brief will argue, the time has come to...
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Full Title: Production Costs of Alternative Transportation Fuels: Influence of Crude Oil Price and Technology Maturity Author(s): Pierpaolo Cazzola, Geoff Morrison, Hiroyuki Kaneko, François Cuenot, Abbas Ghandi and Lewis Fulton Publisher(s): International...
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Full Title: Quarterly Coal Report  April – June 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Quarterly Coal Report (QCR) presents U.S. coal production, exports, imports, receipts,...
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Full Title: Ramp Rates Control of Wind Power Output Using a Storage System and Gaussian Processes Author(s): Duehee Lee, Joonhyun Kim, and Ross Baldick Publisher(s): University of Texas at Austin Publication Date: 9/2012 Full...
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Full Title: Recent Electricity Price Increases and Reliability Issues Due to Coal Plant Retirements Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Interstate natural gas pipelines were originally...
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Full Title: Reforming the Energy Vision, NYS Department of Public Service Staff Report and Proposal Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): New York State Department of Public Service Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report proposes a...
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Full Title: Reliable & Resilient: The Value of Our Existing Coal Fleet – An Assessment of Measures to Improve Reliability & Efficiency While Reducing Emissions Author(s): Doug Carter, J. Edward Cichanowicz,...
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Full Title: Reliable & Resilient: The Value of Our Existing Coal Fleet (Factsheet) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The National Coal Council Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- During the winter of 2013-2014, the National Coal Council...
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Full Title: Report Card: Illinois’ Electricity Market Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The Citizens Utility Board Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This report card assesses Illinois’ fledgling electric market, according to three categories: short-term savings, consumer...
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Full Title: Return of the RTO: Auction Results Portend Recovery Author(s): Adil Sener, George Katsigiannakis, Maria Scheller, Shanthi Muthiah, and Judah Rose Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The doubling of RTO capacity...
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Full Title: Reviving PURPA – Setting Fair Prices for Clean Energy Author(s): Carolyn Elefant Publisher(s): CleanEnergy.Org Publication Date: 10/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) needs to build on its recent...
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Full Title: Rising to the Challenges of the Unconventional Discontinuity Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): KPMG Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): An industry discontinuity has been unleashed through the combination of horizontal drilling with advances in...
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Full Title: Risks And Opportunities For PacifiCorp in a Carbon Constrained Economy Author(s): Ezra D. Hausman, Ph.D Publisher(s): Sierra Club Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report focuses on one such company: PacifiCorp, one of the...
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Full Title: Safety: Ensuring the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The industry believes that safety is the key measure that should govern...
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Full Title: Seeing is Believing: Creating a New Climate Economy in the United States Author(s): Nicholas Bianco, Kristin Meek, Rebecca Gasper, Michael Obeiter, Sarah Forbes, and Nate Aden Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full...
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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: Shaping the right experience: The customer conundrum in the utilities industry Author(s): Earl Simpkins and Josh Stillman Publisher(s): PricewaterhouseCoopers Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Consumers have become accustomed to a certain level of service from other...
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Full Title: Small Reactor Development Advances Energy, Environmental Benefits in New Markets Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Small reactors in scalable facilities can fill a broad spectrum of...
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Full Title: Small-Signal Stability Study for ERCOT Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Powertech Labs Inc. Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A comprehensive small-signal stability analysis was performed for the Electric Reliability Council Of Texas (ERCOT) interconnected system....
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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 and Regional Comprehensive Carbon Pricing and Greenhouse Gas Regulation in the Power Sector under EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Workshop Summary Author(s): Dalls Burtraw, James Bushnell, and Clayton Munnings Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: State Legislation and Regulations Supporting Nuclear Energy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 9/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This legislation established a statewide energy policy and opened the door to nuclear generation...
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Full Title: Stranded Oil and Gas Assets—Is the Wolf at the  Door or Waiting in the Forest? Author(s): Duncan Rotherham, James D. Brown, and Jennifer Suke Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Corporate...
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Full Title: Strategies for Decarbonizing the Electric Power Supply Author(s): Lucy Johnston and Rachel Wilson Publisher(s): The Regulatory Assistance Project Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The scientific consensus has been that greenhouse...
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Full Title: Successful Practices in Combined Gas and Electric Utility Energy Efficiency Programs Author(s): Seth Nowak, Marty Kushler, and Patti Witte Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Compared to single-fuel...
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Full Title: Surface Transportation Interdependencies & Convergence with the Power Sector Author(s): Miles Keogh, Sharon Thomas, NARUC Research Lab Publisher(s): The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: Technology Roadmap, Solar Photovoltaic Energy Author(s): Cédric Philibert Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The solar PV roadmap was one of the first roadmaps developed by the IEA, in 2009/10. Since...
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Full Title: The Agile Utility, An Approach to Establishing a Thriving Business in a Changing and Uncertain Environment Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): KPMG Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Today’s utility company has never operated in...
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Full Title: The Business Council for Sustainable Energy Comments for the First Phase of the Quadrennial Energy Review: Electric Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure and Storage Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The Business Council for Sustainable Energy Publication...
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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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Full Title: The Clean Air Act and Power Sector Carbon Standards: Basics of Section 111(d) Author(s): Jeremy M. Tarr Publisher(s): Duke University Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  In his Climate Action Plan released June 2013,...
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Full Title: The Dollars – and Sense – of EV Smart Charging: Thinking Through the Options for Utility Integration of Electric Vehicles Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Silver Spring Networks Publication Date: 12/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Utilities that...
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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 Economic and Tax Revenue Impact of Coal Industry Activity in Nebraska: Final Report Author(s): Eric Thompson Publisher(s): University of Nebraska—Lincoln Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nebraska businesses and households are actively involved in...
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Full Title: The Effect of Pollution on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Mexico City Author(s): Rema Hanna and Paulina Oliva Publisher(s): National Bureau of Economic Research Publication Date: 8/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Moderate effects...
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Bloomberg Government has published The Twilight of Coal Power?, an assessment of how EPA’s new greenhouse gas rules might affect coal-fired power plants. The report concludes that although coal will...
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Full Title: The Energy Savings of Smart Manufacturing Author(s): Ethan A. Rogers Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report describes the many components of smart manufacturing and explains how...
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Full Title: The Evolving Role of the Power Sector Regulator: A Clean Energy Regulators Initiative Report Author(s): Owen Zinaman, Mackay Miller, and Morgan Bazilian Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the...
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Note: Synopsis drawn from report's executive summary. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. The Future of Natural Gas: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study By the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative Natural...
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Full Title: The Future of the Utility Industry and the Role of Energy Efficiency Author(s): Steven Nadel and Garrett Herndon Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This study estimates future...
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Full Title: The Impact of Exelon’s Nuclear Fleet on the Illinois Economy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The six nuclear facilities and Exelon’s headquarters have been an integral...
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Full Title: The Long Island Solar Farm Author(s): Robert S. Anders Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In November 2011, a utility-scale solar array became operational in the most unlikely...
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Full Title: The New Climate Economy: Energy Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This chapter explores key issues for energy systems in countries at different...
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Full Title: The Rebound Effect: Large or Small? Author(s): Steven Nadel Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As the energy efficiency of products, homes, and businesses improves, it becomes...
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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: The Twilight of Coal-Fired Power? The EPA's New Standards for Greenhouse Gases Author(s): Rob Barnett Publisher(s): Bloomberg Government Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 129 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: The Value of Distributed Electricity Storage in Texas: Proposed Policy for Enabling Grid-Integrated Storage Investments Author(s): Judy Chang, Ioanna Karkatsouli, Johannes Pfeifenberger, Lauren Regan, Kathleen Spees, James Mashal, and Matthew Davis Publisher(s): Oncor Electric Delivery Company Publication...
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Full Title: Trailblazing Without the Smog: Incorporating Energy Efficiency into Greenhouse Gas Limits for Existing Power Plants Author(s): Sara Hayes and Garrett Herndon Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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This discussion is presented in conjunction with the closing keynote at the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences 2014 Conference. Cost-effective and profitable energy efficiency technologies and services, and renewable energy...
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Full Title: Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out, The potential for dynamic distribution systems to create a new energy marketplace Author(s): Bruce Beihoff, Tom Jahns, Robert Lasseter, and Gary Radloff Publisher(s): University of Wisconsin-Madison Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Transforming the Power Sector in Developing Countries A Strategic Framework for Post-Paris Action Author(s): Dr. Robert F. Ichord, Jr. Publisher(s): The Atlantic Council Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A major global...
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Full Title: U.S. Government and Nuclear Energy Industry Response to the Fukushima Accident Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Nuclear Energy Institute Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station had...
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Full Title: U.S.-Vietnam Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress Author(s): Mary Beth D. Nikitin, Mark Holt, and Mark E. Manyin Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 8/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): U.S.-Vietnamese cooperation on nuclear energy and nonproliferation has grown...
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Full Title: Volatile organic compound emissions from the oil and natural gas industry in the Uintah Basin, Utah: oil and gas well pad emissions compared to ambient air composition Author(s): C. Warneke, F. Geiger, P. M. Edwards,...
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As drought continues to affect much of the U.S., many observers are thinking critically about the water-energy nexus. A New York Times article points out the myriad ways in which...
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On March 13th, C2ES held a panel discussion in Washington, DC titled “Electric Vehicles Plugging into the U.S. Grid.” The panel addressed the opportunities and challenges surrounding broad roll-out of...
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Full Title: Where the Jobs Are: Small Businesses Unleash America’s Energy Employment Boom Author(s): Mark P. Mills Publisher(s): Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): America continues to suffer from a post–World War II record slow...
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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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For decades many have considered nuclear fusion to be the brass ring of energy technologies, believing that – were it to be successful and commercially viable – it would offer...
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Full Title: World Energy Investment Outlook - Executive Summary Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 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 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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