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Full Title: 10 Questions to Ask About Scaling On-Grid Renewable Energy Author(s): Davida Wood, Sarah Martin, Bharath Jairaj, Letha Tawney and Shantanu Dixit Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  By the end...
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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 Summer Loads and Resources Assessment Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): California ISO Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The 2014 Summer Loads and Resources Assessment provides an analysis of the upcoming summer supply and...
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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:  A 'Modest Proposal' for the U.S. Electricity Industry Author(s): R. Marrtiz Publisher(s):  n/a Publication Date: 12/2008 Identifier(s):  n/a Language: English Length: 7 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Before the 53rd Plenary Session of the...
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Full Title: A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: Enabling Our Secure Energy Future Author(s): A. Chopra (Co-chair), V. Kundra (Co-chair), P. Weiser (Co-chair) Publisher(s): Executive Office of the President, National Science and Technology...
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Full Title: Adapting Renewable Energy Policies To Dynamic Market Conditions Author(s): Salvatore Vinci, Divyam Nagpal and Rabia Ferroukhi, Ethan Zindler and Anna Czajkowska Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The...
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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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Full Title: Advancing Grid Modernization and Smart Grid Policy: A Discussion Paper Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy and the Center for the New Energy Economy Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This paper is...
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Full Title: An Act To Secure the Safety of Electrical Power Transmission Lines: Maine LD-131 Author(s): Maine State Rep. Andrea Boland Publisher(s): Maine House of Representatives Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description:  This bill requires a...
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Full Title:  An Action Plan to Integrate Plug-in Electric Vehicles with the U.S. Electrical Grid Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length:...
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Full Title: An Action Plan to integrate Plug-in Electric Vehicles With the U.S. Electrical Grid Author: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 62 pages Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Americans...
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Full Title: An Examination of Temporal Trends in Electricity Reliability Based on Reports from U.S. Electric Utilities Author(s):  Joseph H. Eto, Kristina Hamachi LaCommare, Peter Larsen,  Annika Todd, and Emily Fisher Publisher(s): ...
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Full Title: An Insurance Perspective on U.S. Electric Grid Disruption Costs Author(s): Evan Mills & Richard Jones Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Large yet infrequent disruptions of electrical...
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Full Title: An Introduction to The Americas Grid Policy Management Authority (TAGPMA) and the International Grid Trust Federation (IGTF) Author(s): Derek Simmel, Scott Rea and Alejandra Stolk Publisher(s): The Americas Grid Policy...
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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: Analytic Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Grid Author(s): Committee on Analytical Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Grid; Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications; Division on Engineering...
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Full Title: Beyond the math: Preparing for disruption and innovation in the US electric power industry Author(s): Gregory Aliff Publisher(s): Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The electric power industry could soon...
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Full Title: Building a Smarter Smart Grid: Counteracting Cyber-Threats in Energy Distribution Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Wind River Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Energy providers have arrived at a new frontier. Behind them lies the...
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Full Title: California Net Energy Metering Ratepayer Impacts Evaluation Author(s): Ehren Seybert, Gabe Petlin, Katie Wu Publisher(s): California Public Utilities Commission Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has contracted with Energy and Environmental...
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Full Title: California Smart Grid 2012: Report to the Governor and the Legislature Author(s): Public Utilities Commission, State of California Publisher(s): Public Utilities Commission, State of California Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This is...
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Full Title: California-Wyoming Grid Integration Study: Phase 1—Economic Analysis Author(s): D. Corbus, D. Hurlbut, P. Schwabe, E. Ibanez, M. Milligan, G. Brinkman, A. Paduru, V. Diakov, and M. Hand Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication...
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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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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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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 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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With the exception of EPA rulemaking and stimulus, federal energy policy has been at a virtual standstill since EISA 2007. That makes state legislatures and regulators the focal point for...
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Full Title:  Climate Tech Book: Electric Energy Storage Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 8/2011 Language: English Length: 13 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Electric...
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Full Title:  Climate Tech Book: Smart Grid 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): The...
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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: Cool Buildings: Bundled Policies to Promote Super-efficient Space Conditioning Author(s): Marilyn A. Brown, Yu Wang, and Xiaojing Sun Publisher(s): Georgia Tech, School of Public Policy Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Rising...
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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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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: 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: Creating a Smarter U.S. Electricity Grid Author(s): Paul L. Joskow Publisher(s): MIT Publication Date: 10/2011 Language: English Length: 50 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: The U.S. electric power system consists of a well defined set of basic components. Electricity is “manufactured” in...
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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: Cybersecurity and the North American Electric Grid: New Policy Approaches to Address an Evolving Threat Author(s): General (ret.) Michael Hayden, Curt Hébert and Susan Tierney Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Cybersecurity Insurance Workshop Readout Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Cybersecurity insurance is designed to mitigate losses from a variety...
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Full Title: Cybersecurity: Challenges in Securing the Electricity Grid Author(s): Gregory C. Wilshusen Publisher(s): Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The electric power industry is increasingly incorporating information technology (IT) systems and networks into...
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Generally, when electricity demand rises in an area, we just fire up some source like a gas plant or a coal plant, or put more water through a hydroelectric dam,...
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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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Full Title: Directing the Public Utilities Commission To Examine Measures To Mitigate the Effects of Geomagnetic Disturbances and Electromagnetic Pulse  on the State's Transmission System Author(s): Maine State Rep. Andrea Boland Publisher(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.] One of...
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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.] Research must...
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Full Title: Disruptive Challenges: Financial Implications and Strategic Responses to a Changing Retail Electric Business Author(s): Peter Kind Publisher(s): Edison Electric Institute Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent technological and economic changes...
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Full Title: Distributed Energy  Resources Integration: Summarizing the Challenges and Barriers Author(s): Robert W. Anderson, Spence Gerber, Elizabeth Reid Publisher(s): Olivine, Inc. Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The California Independent System Operator (ISO) engaged Olivine, Inc. to provide...
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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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As reported by the New York Times, Envia Systems, a California-based battery manufacturing company, announced yesterday what it calls a “major breakthrough” in battery technology that is “poised to revolutionize...
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Full Title: Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Indiana Author(s): Matthew J. Kotchen and Laura E. Grant Publisher(s): Harvard College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 11/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Draft Report In Accordance With Resolves 2013, Ch. 45 Relating to Geomagnetic Disturbance And Electromagnetic Pulse Author(s): Maine Public Utilities Commission Publisher(s): Maine Public Utilities Commission Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  In this report,...
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Full Title: Driving rural energy access: a second-life application for electric-vehicle batteries Author(s): Hanjiro Ambrose, Dimitry Gershenson, Alexander Gershenson, and Daniel Kammen Publisher(s): Environmental Research Letters Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Building rural energy infrastructure in developing...
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This prompt is the first in a series of discussions led by invited speakers at the upcoming 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment: Energy...
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Full Title: eLab Annual Report 2012-2013 Author(s): James Newcomb and Lena Hansen Publisher(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: e-Lab—the Electricity Innovation Lab—is something new. Since its inception in June 2012, it has earned recognition...
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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: Electricity in a Climate-Constrained World: Data and Analyses Author(s): International Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: After experiencing a historic drop in 2009,  electricity generation reached a...
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Full Title: Electricity Prices in Texas Author(s): Texas Coalition for Affordable Power Publisher(s): Texas Coalition for Affordable Power Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Under the Texas electric deregulation law, consumers in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth,...
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Full Title: Electricity Transmission Policy for America: Enabling a Smart Grid, End-to-End Author(s): M. Willrich Publisher(s):  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 7/2009 Identifier(s): MIT-IPC-Energy Innovation Working Paper 09-003; [also MIT-IPC-09-002] Language: English Length: 45 pages,...
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Along with Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), I recently introduced H.Res.762, with which we mean to express “the sense of the House...
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Full Title: Energy = innovation: 10 disruptive technologies Author(s): Matt Rogers Publisher(s): McKinsey Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The world is approaching a tipping point in the development of energy technologies that...
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Full Title:  Energy Efficiency in the Power Grid Author(s): n/a Publisher(s):  ABB Inc. Publication Date: 01/2007 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 8 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that increasing energy efficiency...
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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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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 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 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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We hear about the promise of transforming America’s infrastructure every day. But if we’re going to capitalize on that promise, we need to reverse the 20-year trend of underinvestment in energy...
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Full Title: Enhanced Short­-Term Wind Power Forecasting and Value to Grid Operations Author(s): K. Orwig, C. Clark, J. Cline, S. Benjamin, J. Wilczak, M. Marquis, C. Finley, A. Stern, J. Freedman Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The current state-of-the-art...
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Full Title: Enhancing Compliance Flexibility under the Clean Power Plan: A Common Elements Approach to Capturing Low-Cost Emissions Reductions Author(s): Jonas Monast, Tim Profeta, Jeremy Tarr,and Brian Murray Publisher(s): Duke University, Nicholas...
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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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About 85% of Texas residents purchase their electricity in a deregulated, competitive market, while the electric rates in a few major metropolitan areas (Austin, San Antonio) are regulated by the...
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Through the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Congress formed a hybrid system for setting electric grid reliability and security standards; a private corporation, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC),...
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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: Expanding the Pie: Opportunities for Utilities to Monetize Customer Engagement Author(s): Deloitte Publisher(s): Deloitte Publication Date: 03/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Deloitte Resources 2015 Study gave voice to more than 600...
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Full Title: Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Part II: Future Generation Scenarios for Texas Author(s): Ira Shavel, Jurgen Weiss, Peter Fox-Penner, Pablo Ruiz, Yingxia Yang, Rebecca Carroll, Jake Zahniser-Word Publisher(s): The...
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Full Title: FERC GMD Staff Technical Conference: Summary and Highlights Author(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publisher(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  At the end of April, 2012, an important FERC Staff Technical...
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Full Title: Financial Impacts of Net-Metered PV on Utilities and Ratepayers: A Scoping Study of Two Prototypical U.S. Utilities Author(s): Andrew Satchwell, Andrew Mills, and Galen Barbose Publisher(s): University of California, Berkeley Publication Date:...
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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: Geomagnetic Storms Information Sheet Author(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publisher(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Geomagnetic Storms are caused by solar activity, when the sun ejects material – a “coronal...
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Full Title: Girding the U.S. Electric Grid with Community Energy Storage Author(s): Ben Bovarnick Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 07/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Aging electricity grids will require additional investments in climate...
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Full Title: Global Single Point Failure: Electric Grid Vulnerability Fact Sheet Author(s): Avi Schnurr Publisher(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Electric grid vulnerability fact sheet.
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Full Title: Governors’ Guide to Modernizing the Electric Power Grid Author(s): National Governors Association (NGA) Publisher(s): National Governors Association (NGA) Publication Date: 03/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Governors have a strong interest in ensuring...
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Full Title: Green Pricing and Net Metering Programs 2010 Author(s): EIA Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) report, Green Pricing and Net Metering Programs 2010, ...
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Full Title: Greening the Grid: Implementing Climate Change Policy through Energy Efficiency, Renewable Portfolio Standards, and Strategic Transmission System Investments Author(s): T. Duane Publisher(s): Vermont Law Review Publication Date: 6/2010 Identifier(s): Vol. 34:711 Language: English Length: 71 pages, PDF Full...
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Full Title: Grid 2020: Towards a Policy of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources Author(s): Paul De Martini, K. Mani Chandy, Neil Fromer Publisher(s): The Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The transformation occurring across...
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Full Title: Grid Energy Storage Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Modernizing the electric system will help the nation meet the challenge of handling...
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Full Title:  Grid Integration of Aggregated Demand Response, Part 1: Load Availability Profiles and Constraints for the Western Interconnection Author(s): Daniel Olsen; Nance E. Matson; Michael D. Sohn; Cody Rose; Junqiao...
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Full Title: Grid Integration of Aggregated Demand Response, Part 2: Modeling Demand Response in a Production Cost Model Author(s): Marissa Hummon, David Palchak, Paul Denholm, and Jennie Jorgenson Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy...
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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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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: Grid Security Exercise (GridEx II): After-Action Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): North American Electric Reliability Council Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- NERC conducted its second industry-wide grid security exercise, GridEx II, on November 13...
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Full Title: Hacks on Gas: Energy, Cybersecurity, and U.S. Defense Author(s): Christopher Bronk Publisher(s): James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):    Cybersecurity as it pertains...
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Full Title: High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) and High Power Microwave (HPM) Devices: Threat Assessments Author(s): Clay Wilson Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 7/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) is an instantaneous, intense energy field...
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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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With the recent growth of the distributed generation energy market and incentives for customers to produce their own energy and sell excess energy back to the grid, known as Net...
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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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Full Title: How to Estimate the Value of Service Reliability Improvements Author(s):  Michael J. Sullivan, Matthew G. Mercurio, Josh A. Schellenberg, and Joseph H. Eto Publisher(s):  Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Impact of Extended Daylight Saving Time on National Energy Consumption Author(s): David B. Belzer, Stanton W. Hadley, and Shih-Miao Chin Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date: 10/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report presents the...
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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: 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: 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 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: Intelligent Microgrids – Feasibility And Planning Author(s): Siemens Publisher(s): FierceMarkets Custom Publishing Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The following eBrief is the first in a three-part series describing the key regulatory, technical and financial issues...
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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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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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Full Title: ISO New England: 2013 Markets Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): ISO New England Inc. Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The 2013 Annual Markets Report addresses the development, operation, and performance of the wholesale...
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Full Title: Knowledge is (Less) Power: Experimental Evidence from Residential Energy Use Author(s): Katrina Jessoe and David Rapson Publisher(s): Energy Institute at Haas Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Imperfect information about product attributes inhibits...
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Full Title: Large Power Transformers and the U.S. Electric Grid Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This study updates the initial June 2012 study under the same title,...
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Full Title: n/a Author(s): W. Reilly (Co-Chair), J. Rowe(Co-Chair), S. Tierney(Co-Chair) Publisher(s):  National Commission on Energy Policy Publication Date: 7/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 3 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The enactment of effective transmission...
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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: Long-Term Monitoring of Mini-Split Ductless Heat Pumps in the Northeast Author(s): K. Ueno and H. Loomis Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report covers the long-term performance...
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Heat waves and violent storms recently knocked out power to millions of Americans from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic, and for many the power was slow to come back on. These...
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Full Title: Market and Policy Barriers for Demand Response Providing Ancillary Services in U.S. Markets Author(s):  Peter Cappers, Jason MacDonald, Charles Goldman Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In this study,...
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Full Title: Mathematical Sciences Research Challenges for the Next-Generation Electric Grid Author(s): National Academies Press (NAP) Publisher(s): National Academies Press (NAP) Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): If the United States is to sustain...
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Full Title: Microgrids for Rural Electrification: A critical review of best practices based on seven case studies Author(s): Daniel Schnitzer, Deepa Shinde Lounsbury, Juan Pablo Carvallo, Ranjit Deshmukh, Jay Apt, and Daniel M....
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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: 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: Motivations and Emotions of Engaged Consumers Author(s): Market Strategies International Publisher(s): Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Smart Grid and other technological advances have provided consumers an ever-increasing set of...
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Full Title: New Business Models for the Distribution Edge Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The electricity industry is evolving from a traditional value chain to a highly participatory...
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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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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: 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: Physical Security of the U.S. Power Grid: High-Voltage Transformer Substations Author(s): Paul W. Parfomak Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 06/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the United States, the electric...
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Full Title: PJM Renewable Integration Study Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): General Electric International, Inc. Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- At the request of its stakeholders, PJM Interconnection, LLC. (PJM) initiated this study to perform a comprehensive impact...
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Full Title: Policy Considerations Related to Distributed Energy Resources Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Critical Consumer Issues Forum Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The role of DER is growing and may require new approaches for providing and...
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Full Title: Potential Carbon Emission Reductions and Costs of Delivering Wind Energy from the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project Author(s):The Brattle Group Publisher(s): Clean Line Energy Partners Publication Date: 6/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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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 Generation & Smart Grid Author(s): Alliance to Save Energy Publisher(s): Alliance to Save Energy Publication Date: 01/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. electric system has become increasingly efficient in supplying...
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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: Powering the Future: Ensuring That Federal Policy Fully Supports Electric Reliability Author(s): U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski Publisher(s): U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski's Office Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Over time, one of the most...
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Full Title: Program on Technology Innovation: Electricity Use in the Electric Sector Author(s): C. Gellings Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 11/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): While many utilities are encouraged by regulators...
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Cyberattacks are occurring with greater frequency and severity, and could have enormous impacts on huge swaths of the highly interconnected electric grid. Despite the serious risks posed by cyber attacks,...
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Numerous studies by accredited groups, such as the Congressional Electromagnetic Pulse Commission, the National Academy of Sciences, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, have concluded that solar storms and resulting geomagnetic disturbance are...
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Industry experts recently testified before Congress that more needs to be done to protect the nation’s electric grid from natural disasters, cyberattacks, physical threats and planned sabotage. Recent news stories...
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Full Title: Public Service Company of Colorado 2 GW and 3 GW Wind Integration Cost Study Author(s): Xcel Energy Inc and EnerNex Corporation Publisher(s): Public Service Company of Colorado Publication Date: 9/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This wind integration...
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Full Title: Quantifying the Impacts of Time-based Rates, Enabling Technology, and Other Treatments in Consumer Behavior Studies: Protocols and Guidelines Author(s):  Peter Cappers, Annika Todd, Michael Perry, Bernie Neenan, and Richard...
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Full Title: Quantifying the Value of Hydropower in the Electric Grid: Final Report Author(s): T. Key Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The report summarizes research to Quantify the Value...
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Full Title: Quantifying the Value of Hydropower in the Electric Grid: Role of Hydropower in Existing Markets Author(s): Verne W. Loose Publisher(s): Sandia National Laboratories Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The electrical power industry...
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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: Reliability Standards for Geomagnetic Disturbances Author(s):  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publisher(s): Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Under section 215 of the Federal Power Act, the Federal Energy  Regulatory Commission...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Western Region Author(s): Nancy Saracino, Jack Stoddard, and Cameron Prell, Crowell & Moring LLP Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text:...
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Full Title: Residential Customer Enrollment in Time-based Rate and Enabling Technology Programs: Smart Grid Investment Grant Consumer Behavior Study Analysis Author(s):  Annika Todd, Peter Cappers, Charles Goldman Publisher(s):  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication...
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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: Review of the 2014 Ten-Year Site Plans of Florida's Electric Utilities Author(s): Florida Public Service Commission Publisher(s): Florida Public Service Commission Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Pursuant to Section 186.801(1), Florida...
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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: 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: 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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At the December 6, 2013 Dupont Summit Conference of the Infragard EMP-SIG, presenters highlighted technologies and policy recommendations aimed at protecting the electric grid against potentially catastrophic events, such as...
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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: Summary of Utility Studies: Smart Grid Investment Grant Consumer Behavior Study Analysis Author(s):  Peter Cappers, Annika Todd, Charles Goldman Publisher(s):  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description:  This report offers...
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Full Title: The 21st Century Electric Utility: Positioning for a Low-Carbon Future Author(s): Forrest Small , Lisa Frantzis Publisher(s): Ceres Publication Date: 7/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The successful 21st century electric utility company will be very different...
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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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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 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 Future of the Electric Grid Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The U.S. electric grid is a vast physical and human network connecting thousands of...
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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 Integrated Grid: Realizing the Full Power of Central and Distributed Energy Resources Author(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The electric power system has...
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Full Title: The International E-PRO Report Author(s): Dr. Chris Beck Publisher(s): Electric Infrastructure Security Council Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  As national power grids have evolved, there has been a steady trend toward ever greater...
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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 Role of DSOs in a Smart Grid Environment Author(s): Paul van den Oosterkamp, Paul Koutstaal, Adriaan van der Welle, Jeroen de Joode, Jip Lenstra, Karel van Hussen, Robert...
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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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Full Title: The Smart Grid: An Introduction Author(s): DOE Publisher(s): Litos Strategic Communication Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Smart Grid: An Introduction. How a smarter grid works as an enabling engine for our...
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Full Title: The smart meter and a smarter consumer: quantifying the benefits of smart meter implementation in the United States Author(s): Brendan Cook, Jerrome Gazzano, Zeynep Gunay, Lucas Hiller, Sakshi Mahajan,...
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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 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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Throughout most of the country, residential electricity customers pay the same price for electricity regardless of when it is consumed. Such flat rates mask the fact that true system costs...
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Full Title: Tracking the Sun II: The Installed Cost of Photovoltaics in the U.S. from 1998-2008 Author(s): R. Wiser, G. Barbose, C. Peterman, N. Darghouth Publisher(s):  USDOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date:...
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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: Transmission Projects: At A Glance Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Edison Electric Institute Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Utilities make investments in their system to provide customers with reliable and economic electric service, addressing system needs...
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Full Title: Turnaround and Transformation in Cybersecurity: Power and Utilities Author(s): PWC Publisher(s): PWC Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Power and utilities organisations face a raft of challenges as a result of evolving...
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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. 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: Underground Electric Transmission Lines Author(s): Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Publisher(s): Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Publication Date: 01/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This overview contains information about electric transmission lines which are...
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Full Title: Understanding Bulk Power Reliability: The Importance of Good Data and A Critical Review of Existing Sources Author(s):  Emily Fisher, Joseph H. Eto, and Kristina Hamachi LaCommare Publisher(s):  Lawrence Berkeley National...
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Full Title: Utility Business Models in a Low Load Growth/High DG Future: Gazing into the Crystal Ball? Author(s): Goldman, Charles A., Andrew Satchwell, Peter Cappers, and Ian M. Hoffman Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Valuing Distributed Energy: Economic and Regulatory Challenges Author(s): Travis Bradford and Anne Hoskins Publisher(s): Columbia and Princeton Universities Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The rise of Distributed Energy (DE) resources – including...
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Full Title: Vulnerability of National Power Grids to Electromagnetic Threats: Domestic and International Perspectives Author(s): Avi Schnurr Publisher(s): Energy Law Journal Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Rapid evolution of the national power grid and the bulk...
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Full Title: Weather-Related Power Outages and Electric System Resiliency Author(s): Richard J. Campbell Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 08/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): High winds, especially when combined with precipitation from seasonal...
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Full Title: Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Author(s): GE Energy Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 5/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The focus of the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study (WWSIS) is to investigate...
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On June 11, 2013, the State of Maine passed the first legislation in the nation to protect the electric grid against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and geomagnetic disturbance (GMD). EMP’s, such...
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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: Wind Induced Coal Plant Cycling Costs and the Implications of Wind Curtailment for Public Service Company of Colorado Author(s): Sean Connolly, Keith Parks, and Charles Janecek Publisher(s): Xcel Energy Publication Date: 8/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The purpose...
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Full Title: World Energy Perspective: Smart Grids: Best Practice Fundamentals for a Modern Energy System Author(s): World Energy Council Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The transition towards a low-carbon economy...
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Full Title: World Energy Resources, 2013 Survey Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2013 report covers all fossil resources (coal, oil, both conventional and unconventional and gas, both conventional and...
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