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Full Title: 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report Author(s): California Energy Commission Publisher(s): California Energy Commission Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report provides a summary of priority energy issues currently facing California....
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Full Title: 2013 Distributed Wind Market Report Author(s): AC Orrell and HE Rhoads-Weaver Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Publication Date:  08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2013, 30.4 megawatts (MW)...
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Full Title: 2013 Renewable Energy Data Book Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Publication Date: 2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key Findings: •United States overall energy consumption grew to 97.3...
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Full Title: 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report Author(s): Ryan Wiser and Mark Bollinger Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Annual...
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Full Title: 2014 Wind Technologies Market Report Author(s): Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger, Galen Barbose, Naïm Darghouth, Ben Hoen, Andrew Mills, Kristina Hamachi LaCommare, Dev Millstein, Dana Hansen, Kevin Porter, Rebecca Widiss, Michael...
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Full Title: 2014-2015 Offshore Wind Technologies Market Report Author(s): Aaron Smith, Tyler Stehly, and Walter Musia Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report provides data and analysis...
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Full Title: 2015 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard Self-Scoring Tool Author(s): Rachel Young, Chetana Kallakuri, and Sara Hayes Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): ACEEE's biennial International...
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Full Title: 2015 Strategic Directions: U.S. Electric Industry Report Author(s): Black & Veatch Insights Group Publisher(s): Black & Veatch Insights Group Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Disruptive forces predicted by electric industry pundits...
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Full Title: A 4-Point Plan for Responsibly Expanding Renewable Energy Production on America’s Public Lands and Oceans Author(s): David J. Hayes and Nidhi Thakar Publisher(s): Center for American Progress (CAP) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full...
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Full Title: A rational approach to U.S. civil nuclear power Author(s): George David Banks Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. commercial nuclear sector is in trouble. Absent significant...
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Full Title: A Review of the Impacts of an ALL CLEAN Clean Energy Standard for Selected Regions & States Author(s): Mark A. Foster Publisher(s): National Energy Policy Institute Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The...
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Full Title: A Solved Problem: Existing measures provide low-cost wind and solar integration Author(s): Patrick Luckow, Tommy Vitolo, PhD, and Joseph Danie Publisher(s): Synapes Energy Economics Inc. Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Electric...
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Full Title: A Survey of Energy Use in Water Companies Author(s): Rachel Young Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Although the relationship between water and energy is...
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Full Title: A Wind Vision for New Growth in Michigan Author(s): American Wind Energy Association Publisher(s): American Wind Energy Association Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): U.S. Department of Energy Wind Vision report shows...
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Full Title: Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030 Roadmap Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy and Partner Organizations Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy and Partner Organizations Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In September 2014, responding to...
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Full Title: Accelerating Access to Energy Author(s): Simon Desjardins, Richard Gomes, Pradeep Pursnani, and Chris West Publisher(s): Shell Foundation Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nearly two billion people 1 – that’s three in...
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Full Title: Accessing Secondary Markets as a Capital Source for Energy Efficiency Finance Programs: Program Design Considerations for Policymakers and Administrators Author(s): Kramer, Chris, Emily Martin Fadrhonc, Peter J. Thompson, and...
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Full Title: Achieving Illinois’s Clean Energy Potential: Stronger Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Standards Would Drive Investment, Save Consumers Money, and Reduce Emissions Author(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publisher(s): Union of Concerned...
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Full Title: Advanced Energy in Florida: Industry Size, Trends, and Companies Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy and Navigant Research Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy and Navigant Research Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Advanced energy is...
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Full Title: Advanced Energy Now 2015 Market Report: Global and U.S. Markets by Revenue 2011-2014 and Key Trends in Advanced Energy Growth Author(s): Navigant Research Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Advanced...
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Full Title: Advancing 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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Full Title: Air Emissions Displacement by Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Author(s): Bruce Biewald, Joseph Daniel, Jeremy Fisher, PhD, Patrick Luckow, Alice Napoleon, Nidhi Santen, PhD, and Kenji Takahashi Publisher(s): Synapse Energy...
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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: Analysis of a Carbon Fee or Tax as a Mechanism to Reduce GHG Emissions in Massachusetts Author(s): Marc Breslow, Ph.D., Sonia Hamel, Patrick Luckow, and Scott Nystrom Publisher(s): Synapse Energy...
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Full Title: Assessing Changes in the Reliability of the U.S. Electric Power System Author(s): Larsen, Peter H., Kristina Hamachi LaCommare, Joseph H. Eto, and James L. Sweeney Publisher(s): Berkeley Lab Publication Date: 08/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Assessing the Energy-Efficiency Gap Author(s): Todd D. Gerarden, Richard G. Newell, and Robert N. Stavins Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 01/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy-efficient technologies offer considerable promise for...
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Full Title: Assessing the Final Clean Power Plan: Key Changes Relative to the Draft Rule and Their Implications for Stringency Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, and Whitney Ketchum Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Assessment of Historical Transmission Schedules and Flows in the Eastern Interconnection, v1.0 Author(s): Open Access Technology International, Inc. Publisher(s): Open Access Technology International, Inc. Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Understanding and analyzing...
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Full Title: Assessment of Historical Transmission Schedules and Flows in the Eastern Interconnection, v1.0 Author(s): Open Access Technology International, Inc. Publisher(s): Open Access Technology International, Inc. Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Understanding and...
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Full Title: Attaining Sustainable Development of Oil and Gas in North America: A Review of the Environmental Regulatory Landscape Author(s): Alan J. Krupnick and Raymond J. Kopp Publisher(s): Resources for the Future...
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Full Title: Benchmarking Air Emissions: Of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States Author(s): Christopher E. Van Atten, Amlan Saha, Lauren Slawsky, and Clement Russell Publisher(s): Bank of America,...
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Full Title: Benefit‐Cost Analysis for Distributed Energy Resources Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In its proceeding on Reforming the Energy Vision, the New York Public Service Commission has...
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Full Title: Bill Savings in a Clean Energy Future: Clean Power Means Lower Bills for States Author(s): Patrick Knight, Patrick Luckow, Spencer Fields, Tommy Vitolo, PhD, Sarah Jackson, Bruce Biewald, and...
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Full Title: BLM Has Limited Assurance That Wind and Solar Projects Are Adequately Bonded Author(s): The United States Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): The United States Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Bringing Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) Up To Scale: Options for Grid Integration Using Natural Gas and Energy Storage Author(s):  Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, World Bank Publisher(s): Energy Sector Management Assistance...
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Full Title: Building Energy Access Markets: A Value Chain Analysis of Key Energy Market Systems Author(s): Michael Franz, Charlie Miller, and Christopher Service Publisher(s): Clean Energy Solution Center Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Can Benchmarking and Disclosure Laws Provide Incentives for Energy Efficiency Improvements in Buildings? Author(s): Karen L. Palmer and Margaret A. Walls Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Cap-and-Trade Support Linked to Revenue Use Author(s): Sarah B. Mills, Barry G. Rabe, and Christopher Borick Publisher(s): University of Michigan Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Capacity Performance:Changing the Game in PJM ISO Author(s): George Katsigiannakis, Shanthi Muthiah, Rachel Green, and Himanshu Pande Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The severe winter weather during the...
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Full Title: Case Studies of Potential Facility-Scale and Utility-Scale Non-Hydro Renewable Energy Projects across Reclamation Author(s): S. Haase, K. Burman, D. Dahle, D. Heimiller, A. Jimenez, J. Melius, B. Stoltenberg, and...
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Full Title: Changes in the Fuel Mix Used to Produce Power in the U.S. Author(s): Michael E. Canes Publisher(s): The Marshall Institute Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Over the years, there have been significant changes...
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Full Title: Changing Uses of the Electric Grid: Reliability Challenges and Concerns Author(s): Steve Mitnick Publisher(s): Electric Markets Research Foundation (EMRF) Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): There are many new demands being placed...
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Full Title: City-Level Energy Decision Making: Data Use in Energy Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation in U.S. Cities Author(s): Alexandra Aznar, Megan Day, Elizabeth Doris, and Shivani Mathur Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Champions: The Importance of State Programs and Policies Author(s): Warren Leon Publisher(s): Clean Energy States Alliance Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The clean energy industry is growing today in...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Works for Us: Q1 2015 Jobs Report Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the  rst quarter of 2015, nearly 40...
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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: Coal Killer: How Natural Gas Fuels the Clean Energy Revolution Author(s): Alex Trembath, Max Luke, Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus Publisher(s): Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The rapid replacement of coal...
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Full Title: Competitiveness of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in U.S. Markets Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Questions have been raised about whether renewable...
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Full Title: Considerations for State Regulators and Policymakers in a Post-FERC Order 745 World Author(s): Cappers, Peter, and Andrew Satchwell Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): By vacating the...
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Full Title: Controlling Carbon Emissions from U.S. Power Plants: How a Tradable Performance Standard Compares to a Carbon Tax Author(s): Warwick J. McKibbin, Adele Morris and Peter J. Wilcoxen Publisher(s): Brookings Institution Publication...
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Full Title: Critical Infrastructure Readiness Report: Holding the Line Against Cyberthreats Author(s): The Aspen institute and Intel Security Publisher(s): The Aspen institute and Intel Security Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Technology and security...
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Full Title: Developing Renewable Energy Projects Larger Than 10 MWs at Federal Facilities Author(s): Federal Energy Management Program Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: To accomplish Federal goals for renewable...
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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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Full Title: Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver? Evidence from the Weatherization Assistance Program Author(s): Meredith Fowlie, Michael Greenstone, and Catherine Wolfram Publisher(s): University of Chicago: Becker Friedman Institute Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Conventional...
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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: Drivers of the US CO2 emissions 1997–2013 Author(s): Kuishuang Feng, Steven J. Davis, Laixiang Sun1,and Klaus Hubacek Publisher(s): Nature Magazine Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Fossil fuel CO2 emissions in the...
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Full Title: Drivers of the US CO2 emissions 1997–2013 Author(s): Kuishuang Feng, Steven J. Davis, Laixiang Sun, and Klaus Hubacek Publisher(s): Nature Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Fossil fuel CO2 emissions in the...
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Last year, significant growth in natural gas production combined with low demand – due to a warm winter – caused natural gas prices to plummet below US$2 per thousand cubic...
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Full Title: Electricity Bill Savings from Residential Photovoltaic Systems: Sensitivities to Changes in Future Electricity Market Conditions Author(s): Naïm Darghouth, Galen Barbose, and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 01/2013 Full...
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Full Title: Electricity Generation Projects: Additional Data Could Improve Understanding of the Effectiveness of Tax Expenditures Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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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: Electrifying Transportation Reduces Greenhouse Gases and Improves Air Quality: Executive Summary Author(s): Electric Power Research Institute and Natural Resources Defense Council Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute and Natural Resources Defense...
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Full Title: End Uses of Load Disaggregation Author(s): Onzo Publisher(s): Onzo Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Load Disaggregation is a broad term covering a range of techniques able to split a household’s energy...
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Full Title: energy [r]evolution: A Sustainable World - Energy Outlook 2015 Author(s): Greenpeace International Publisher(s): Greenpeace International Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The good news first: the Energy [R]evolution is already happening! Since...
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Full Title: Energy Darwinism II: Why a Low Carbon Future Doesn’t Have to Cost the Earth Author(s): Jason Channell, Elizabeth Curmi, Phuc Nguyen, Elaine Prior, Alastair R Syme, Heath R Jansen,...
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It’s been two months since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Final Rule for the Clean Power Plan (CPP). Even if you haven’t read all 1560 pages yet, you...
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Full Title: Energy Efficiency in the United States: 35 Years and Counting Author(s): Steven Nadel, Neal Elliott and Therese Langer Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In...
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Full Title: Energy Efficiency Potential in Ohio Author(s): Maggie Molina and Neal Elliott Publisher(s): American Council for Energy Efficient Economy Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper reviews the energy savings potential in...
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Full Title: Energy Efficiency Program Typology and Data Metrics: Enabling Multi-State Analyses Through the Use of Common Terminology Author(s): Hoffman, Ian M., Megan A. Billingsley, Steven R. Schiller, Charles A. Goldman,...
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Full Title: Energy Finance 101: The Types of Investors Author(s): Kimble McCraw Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This is the third paper in the Energy Finance 101 series. In the...
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Full Title: Energy Management Passes the Point of No Return Author(s): Andrew Clinton and Marlene Motyka Publisher(s): Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): "Deloitte's new research highlights a number...
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Full Title: Energy Policies of IEA Countries - United States of America 2007 Review Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States is...
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Full Title: Energy Policy: 114th Congress Issues Author(s): Brent D. Yacobucci Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 01/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy policy in the United States has focused on three major goals:...
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Full Title: Energy Savings Lifetimes and Persistence: Practices, Issues and Data Author(s): Hoffman, Ian M., Steven R. Schiller, Annika Todd, Megan A. Billingsley, Charles A. Goldman, and Lisa C. Schwartz Publisher(s): Lawrence...
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Full Title: Energy Security Fact Pact: Q4 2014 Author(s): Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) Publisher(s): Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This edition of the Energy Security Fact Pack investigates...
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Full Title: Energy Storage and Electricity Markets Author(s): Seth Mullendore Publisher(s): Clean Energy Group Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Despite the fact that energy storage technologies have the capacity to benefit every segment...
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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 Study: Funding and Knowledge Sharing Priorities Author(s): Carl Christiansen, Ben Murray, and Glen Conway Publisher(s): AECOM Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT <- Description (excerpt): The role of enabling technologies such as...
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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: Estimating Renewable Energy Economic Potential in the United States: Methodology and Initial Results Author(s): Austin Brown, Philipp Beiter, Donna Heimiller, Carolyn Davidson, Paul Denholm, Jennifer Melius, Anthony Lopez, Dylan...
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The Energy Storage Promotion and Deployment Act of 2015, recently introduced by Sen. Marin Heinrich (D-NM) and Sen. Angus King (I-ME), seeks to create a National Energy Storage Standard. Similar...
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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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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: Fact Sheet: Clean Power Plan Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On August 3, President Obama and EPA announced the...
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Full Title: Feasibility Study of Economics and Performance of Geothermal Power Generation at the Lakeview Uranium Mill Site in Lakeview, Oregon Author(s): Michael Hillesheim and Gail Mosey Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory...
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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: Financing Clean Energy: Cost-Effective Tools for State Compliance with the Clean Power Plan (2015) Author(s): Andrew Belden, Steven Clemmer, and Kathryn Wright Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Financing Energy Improvements on Utility Bills: Market Updates and Program Design Considerations for Policymakers and Administrators Author(s): Zimring, Mark, Greg Leventis, Merrian Borgeson, Peter J. Thompson, Ian M. Hoffman,...
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Full Title: Finding the Path to Clean Power Plan Opportunity: Preparing Now to Identify the Greatest Risks and Benefits Author(s): Chris MacCracken and Matt Robison Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Fiscal and economic impacts of state incentives for wind energy development in the Western United States Author(s): Geoffrey Black, Donald Holley, David Solan, and Michael Bergloff Publisher(s): Elsevier Publication Date: 03/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Flue Gas CO2 Capture by Microalgae in Photobioreactor: a Sustainable Technology Author(s): Petrica Iancu, Valentin Pleşu, Sanda Veleab Publisher(s): Chemical Engineering Transactions Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper addresses the development...
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Full Title: Fooled Again: The Nuclear Waste Administration Act Preserves Futile Status Quo Author(s): Jack Spencer and Katie Tubb Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Commercial nuclear power provides 19 percent...
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Full Title: Four Big Problems with the Obama Administration’s Climate Change Regulations Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A few years ago, cap-and-trade legislation to reduce...
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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: Geothermal Brief: Market and Policy Impacts Update Author(s): Bethany Speer Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Utility-scale geothermal electricity generation plants have generally taken advantage of...
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Full Title: Geothermal Exploration Policy Mechanisms: Lessons for the United States from International Applications Author(s): Bethany Speer, Ryan Economy, Travis Lowder, Paul Schwabe, and Scott Regenthal Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication...
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Making use of energy efficiency can help contain the cost of complying with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and reduce electricity bills. Yet as climate policy discussions try to balance...
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Full Title: Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck: Exploring the Rationales and Design Options for Energy Efficiency Financing Programs Author(s): Zimring, Mark, Merrian Borgeson, Annika Todd, and Charles A. Goldman Publisher(s):...
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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: Got Growth? Defining US Gas Utility Growth in an Era of Efficiency and Natural Gas Resource Abundance Author(s):  American Gas Association Publisher(s): American Gas Association Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas...
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Full Title: Governance in distributed generation: A Nevada case study Author(s): Catrina Rorke Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Disruptive innovation has hit electricity markets. Just as disruptive technologies and...
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Full Title: H.R. 3826: Electricity Security and Affordability Act Author(s): Rep. Ed Whitfield [R-KY1] Publisher(s): n/a Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  To provide direction to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the establishment...
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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: Homeland Security ICS-CERT Monitor Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In July, ICS-CERT became aware of a spear-phishing campaign by...
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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: 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: Geothermal Exploration Policy Mechanisms: Lessons for the United States from International Applications Author(s): Andrea Ashwood and Desikan Bharathan Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 03/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The overall...
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Often termed the country’s “silent renewable,” hydropower is the nation’s largest renewable electricity resource, providing 7% of total generation. Hydropower’s many supporters – 81% of U.S. voters favor maintaining existing...
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Full Title: Idaho Investor-Owned Utility Transmission Siting Process Author(s): Michael Louis and David Solan Publisher(s): Energy Policy Institute and Center for Advanced Energy Studies Publication Date: 04/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Population growth, increased energy...
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Full Title: IEA Wind Task 26: Wind Technology, Cost, and Performance Trends in Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Norway, the European Union, and the United States: 2007–2012 Author(s): Vitina, Aisma, Silke Lüers, Anna-Kathrin...
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Full Title: Impact of Introducing an Electric Vehicle Rebate on the Oregon State Economy Author(s): Robert F. Wescott, Ph.D., Katie Archer, and Cameron Egan Publisher(s): Securing America's Future Energy Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Impacts of the Clean Power Plan on U.S. Natural Gas Markets and Pipeline Infrastructure Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy and ICF International Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy and ICF International Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Incorporating Energy Efficiency into Western Interconnection Transmission Planning Author(s): Barbose, Galen L., Alan H. Sanstad, Charles A. Goldman, Stuart McMenamin, and Andy Sukenik Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 02/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Indiana's Core and Core Plus Energy Efficiency Programs Author(s): Steve Kihm and Melanie Lord Publisher(s): Energy Center of Wisconsin Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Commission) opened...
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Full Title: Insights from Smart Meters: Identifying Specific Actions, Behaviors and Characteristics that drive savings in Behavior-Based Programs Author(s): Todd, Annika, Michael Perry, Brian Smith, Michael J. Sullivan, Peter Cappers, and...
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Full Title: Insights from Smart Meters: Ramp-up, Dependability, and Short-Term Persistence of Savings from Home Energy Reports Author(s): Todd, Annika, Michael Perry, Brian Smith, Michael J. Sullivan, Peter Cappers, and Charles...
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Full Title: Insufficient Freight: An Assessment of U.S. Transportation Infrastructure and Its Effects on the Grain Industry Author(s): Elaine Kub Publisher(s): American Farm Bureau Federation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Waiting three minutes...
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Full Title: Introducing the Advanced Nuclear Energy Industry Author(s): Samuel Brinton Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The American energy sector has experienced enormous technological innovation over the past decade in...
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Full Title: Is $50/MWh Solar for Real? Falling Project Prices and Rising Capacity Factors Drive Utility-Scale PV Toward Economic Competitiveness Author(s): Mark Bolinger, Samantha Weaver, and Jarett Zuboy Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National...
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The meltdowns at three nuclear plants at Fukushima, Japan almost three years ago were an economic disaster, but were these plants inherently unsafe? Did the Fukushima designs provide adequate safety...
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Full Title: Issue Brief: Obama FY2016 Budget Proposal: Sustainable Energy, Buildings, Transportation and Climate Author(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Key Insights From A Solutions Forum on Innovative Finance and Clean Power Author(s): Patrick Falwel Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): State and municipal...
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Full Title: Lighting the Way: The Top States that Helped Drive America’s Solar Energy Boom in 2014 Author(s): Gideon Weissman and Rob Sargent Publisher(s): Environment Massachusetts and the Frontier Group Publication Date: 09/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Linking Heat and Electricity Systems: Co-generation and District Heating and Cooling Solutions for a Clean Energy Future Author(s): International Energy Agency‌ (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency‌ (IEA) Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Low-Carbon Electricity Pathways for the U.S. and the South: An Assessment of Costs and Options Author(s): Marilyn Brown, Gyungwon Kim, and Alexander Smith Publisher(s): Georgia Tech, School of Public Policy Publication...
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Full Title: Making Sustainable Energy Choices Author(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy heats and lights our homes, fuels our vehicles, and...
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Full Title: Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency: Case Studies of Supportive Utility Regulations Author(s): Dan York, Martin Kushler, Sara Hayes, Stephanie Sienkowski, Casey Bell, and Steve Kihm Publisher(s): American Council...
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Full Title: Maryland's Post 2020 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target Setting Author(s): Doug Vine Publisher(s): Center for CLimate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Maryland’s target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions...
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Full Title: Modeling Climate-Water Impacts on Electricity Sector Capacity Expansion Author(s): Stuart M. Cohen, Jordan Macknick, Kristen Averyt and James Meldrum Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 07/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Climate...
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Full Title: Natural Gas Infrastructure Implications of Increased Demand from the Electric Power Sector Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over the...
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Full Title: Net Metering and Market Feedback Loops: Exploring the Impact of Retail Rate Design on Distributed PV Deployment Author(s): Darghouth, Naïm R., Ryan H. Wiser, Galen L. Barbose, and Andrew...
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Full Title: New Energy Outlook 2015 Author(s): Seb Henbest and Elena Giannakopoulou Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Focused on the electricity system, NEO combines the expertise of over...
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Full Title: New England Energy Market Outlook: Demand for Natural Gas Capacity and Impact of the Northeast Energy Direct Project Author(s): ICF International Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): CF International...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy Policy Author(s): Mark Holt Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear energy issues facing Congress include reactor safety and regulation, radioactive waste management, research and...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy: Balancing Benefits and Risks Author(s): Charles D. Ferguson Publisher(s): Council on Foreign Relations Publication Date: 04/2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): According to a prevailing belief, humanity confronts two stark risks: catastrophes...
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Full Title: Nuclear Energy: Rebirth or Resuscitation? Author(s): Sharon Squassoni Publisher(s): Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Publication Date: 02/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): After several decades of disappointing growth, nuclear energy seems poised for a...
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Full Title: Obama's Carbon Mandate: An Account of Collusion, Cutting Corners, and Costing Americans Billions Author(s): U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Majority Staff Publisher(s): U.S. Senate Committee on Environment...
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Full Title: Offshore Wind Energy Can Deliver Big Carbon Cuts for Coastal States Author(s): Shiva Polefka and Elise Shulman Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): President Barack Obama recently took...
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Full Title: Offshore Wind: Delivering More For Less Author(s): BVG Associates Publisher(s): BVG Associates Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Successive governments have established the UK as the world leader in offshore wind. Levels...
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Since the development of the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository was terminated in 2011, no long-term plan for storing spent nuclear fuel accumulating at nuclear power plants has been developed....
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Full Title: Path to the Paris Climate Conference: American Progress in Cutting Carbon Pollution Could Pave the Way for Global Action Author(s): Elizabeth Ridlington, Jeff Ingli, and Travis Madsen Publisher(s): Environment America...
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Full Title: PJM’s Capacity Performance Proposal: FERC Delivers a Strong Order Author(s): George Katsigiannakis and Himanshu Pande Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key Findings Following PJM’s response regarding deficiencies in its...
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As articulated in Energy 20/20, my blueprint for a new U.S. energy policy conversation, I believe there is a consensus that it is in our national interest to make energy...
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Full Title: Potential Enforcement Implications and Liabilities Associated with EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas ESPS Rule Author(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for 21st Century Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for...
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Full Title: Power Systems of the Future: A 21st Century Power Partnership Thought Leadership Report Author(s): Owen Zinaman, Mackay Miller, Ali Adil, Douglas Arent, Jaquelin Cochran, Ravi Vora, Sonia Aggarwal, Minnesh...
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Full Title: Powering Up Against Poverty: Why Renewable Energy is the Future Author(s): Oxfam Australia Publisher(s): Oxfam Australia Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As we approach the critical climate talks in Paris later...
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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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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 Discourse in Energy Policy Decision-Making: Final Report Author(s): Center for Advanced Energy Studies Publisher(s): Center for Advanced Energy Studies Publication Date: 08/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The ground is littered with projects that...
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Full Title: PV Balance of Systems 2015: Technology Trends and Markets in the U.S. and Abroad Author(s): MJ Shiao Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): PV balance of systems (BOS), encompassing...
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Full Title: Quadrennial Energy Review: Energy Transmission, Storage, and Distribution Infrastructure (QER) Author(s): Department of Energy (DoE) Publisher(s): Department of Energy (DoE) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. energy landscape is changing. The...
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Full Title: 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: Reallocating Energy Investments? Consider the Clean Energy Sector Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Today, Clean Energy is...
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Full Title: Reducing the Net Energy Consumption in Communications Networks by up to 98% by 2020 Author(s): The GreenTouch Consortium Publisher(s): The GreenTouch Consortium Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): It goes without saying that...
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Full Title: Reinventing Fire Electricity Sector Methodology Author(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publisher(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description:  This document provides an overview of Reinventing Fire’s electricity sector analysis with a focus on the...
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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: Remodeling the Grid: Challenges, Solutions, and Costs Associated with Integrating Renewable Resources Author(s): Patrick Luckow, Tommy Vitolo, PhD, Joseph Daniel Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Economics Inc. Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over...
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Full Title: Renewable Electricity Futures Study (Executive Summary) Author(s): Trieu Mai, Debra Sandor, Ryan Wiser, and Thomas Schneider1 Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Study (NREL) Publication Date: 2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The National Renewable Energy...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy at Scale in the U.S. and Europe Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Focusing on transatlantic...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy R&D Funding History: A Comparison with Funding for Nuclear Energy, Fossil Energy, and Energy Efficiency R&D Author(s): Fred Sissine Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Renewables and Reliability: Grid Management Solutions to Support California's Clean Energy Future Author(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): California leads the nation...
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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: Resilience for Free: How Solar+Storage Could Protect Multifamily Affordable Housing from Power Outages at Little or No Net Cost Author(s): Seth Mullendore, Robert G. Sanders, Lewis Milford, with Henry...
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Full Title: REV Policy Framework Restricts Utility Ownership of Distributed Energy Resources Author(s): Erin Carson and Erin Davis Publisher(s): EnerKnol Research Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key Takeaways: Unrestricted utility ownership of distributed energy...
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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: 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: Selling an Energy Efficiency Loan Portfolio in Oregon: Resale of the Craft3 loan portfolio to Self-Help Credit Union Author(s): Thompson, Peter J., Merrian Borgeson, Mark Zimring, Charles A. Goldman,...
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Full Title: Selling Into the Sun: Price Premium Analysis of a Multi-State Dataset of Solar Homes Author(s): ben Hoen, Sandra Adomatis, Thomas Jackson, Joshua Graff-Zivin, Mark Thayer, Geoffrey T. Klise, and...
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Full Title: Setting the Renewable Energy Policy Agenda: Insights from ACORE's 2015 National Renewable Energy Policy Forum Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Seven Objectives for Effective and Productive Energy Legislation in 2015 Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S....
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Full Title: Shining Rewards: The Value of Rooftop Solar Power for Consumers and Society Author(s): Lindsey Hallock and Rob Sargent Publisher(s): Environment America and the Frontier Group Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar...
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In 2014, the U.S. residential solar industry installed 1,231 MW of capacity and installation costs fell 10 percent. While lower prices made onsite solar energy more affordable and accessible for...
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Full Title: SPP Clean Power Plan Compliance Assessment – State-by-State Author(s): Southwest Power Pool Publisher(s): Southwest Power Pool Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) June 2014 issuance of...
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Full Title: State Actions in Organized Markets States Strive to ‘Fix’ Markets and Retain Base Load Generation Author(s): Raymond L. Gifford & Matthew S. Larson Publisher(s): Wilkinson, Barker, Knaur LLP Publication Date: 09/2016 Full...
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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: Strategies for Mitigating the Reduction in Economic Value of Variable Generation with Increasing Penetration Levels Author(s): Andrew Mills and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 03/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Survey of Western U.S. Electric Utility Resource Plans Author(s): Wilkerson, Jordan, Peter H. Larsen, and Galen L. Barbose Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 01/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We review long-term...
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Full Title: Synergies between Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A joint working paper from the International...
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Full Title: Synergies between Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Author(s):  International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A joint working paper from the International...
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Full Title: Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy Author(s): Nuclear Energy Agency and International Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear power is the largest source of low-carbon electricity...
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Full Title: The Bridge: Linking Engineering and Society - Managing Nuclear Waste Author(s): National Academy of Engineering Publisher(s): National Academy of Engineering Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The United States derives a significant fraction of its...
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Full Title: The Canadian Oil Sands Energy Security vs. Climate Change Author(s): Michael A. Levi Publisher(s): Council on Foreign Relations, Center for Geoeconomic Studies Publication Date: 05/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Half a decade of high...
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Full Title: The Determinants of  Invention in Electricity  Generation Technologies Author(s): Elisa Lanzi, Ivan Haščič, Nick Johnstone Publisher(s): The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper analyses the...
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Earlier this week, H.R. 3826, the "Electricity Security and Affordability Act," which I co-authored with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), advanced through the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, by a vote...
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Full Title: The Economics of Demand Flexibility: How “Flexiwatts” Crete Quantifiable Value for Customers and the Grid Author(s): Peter Bronski, Mark Dyson, Matt Lehrman, James Mandel, Jesse Morris, Titiaan Palazzi, Sam...
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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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Full Title: The Future of Energy and Utilities Author(s): IBM Publisher(s): IBM Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Making predictions is a risky activity. Making predictions in the utility industry can be perilous. History...
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Full Title: The Future of Solar Energy: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study Author(s): Reja Amatya, Fikile Brushett , Andrew Campanella, Gökşin Kavlak, Jill Macko, Andrea Maurano, James McNerney, Timothy Osedach, Pablo Rodilla, Amy...
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Full Title: he Hard Reality for International Climate Agreements in the United States Author(s): F. William Brownell and Scott J. Stone Publisher(s): The Atlantic Council Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The release of...
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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 Levelized Cost of Electricity from Existing Generation Resources Author(s): Thomas Stacey and George Taylor, Phd Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this paper, we analyze...
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Full Title: Backgrounder: The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No matter one’s...
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Full Title: The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No matter one’s personal...
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Full Title: The Natural Gas Gamble: A Risky Bet on America's Clean Energy Future Author(s): Jeff Deyette, Steven Clemmer, Rachel Cleetus, Sandra Sattler, Alison Bailie, and Megan Rising Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication...
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Full Title: The NRC and Nuclear Power Safety in 2014 Author(s): David Lochbaum Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) often claims to represent the...
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Full Title: The Nuclear Industry’s Contribution to the U.S. Economy Author(s): Mark Berkman, Ph.D and Dean Murphy, Ph.D Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear power currently accounts for 19%...
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The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, meant to reduce carbon by 30% by 2030, is expected to be accomplished through a combination of improving existing power plants, switching to cleaner...
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Full Title: Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs: Estimates at the National, State, Sector and Program Level Author(s): Hoffman, Ian M., Gregory M. Rybka, Greg Leventis, Charles A. Goldman, Lisa C. Schwartz,...
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Full Title: The True Cost of Electric Power: An Inventory of Methodologies to Support Future Decisionmaking in Comparing the Cost and Competitiveness of Electricity Generation Technologies Author(s): Dallas Burtraw, Alan Krupnick,...
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Full Title: The Way Forward: Five Key Actions to Achieve a Low-Carbon Energy Sector Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy is critical to...
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Full Title: Toward a 21st Century Electricity System for California Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On February 25, 2015, Advanced Energy Economy Institute hosted a...
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"Our National Energy Policy: Post-Election Prospects and Challenges" December 14th, 2012 National Press Club, Washington, DC See below for an abridged version of the transcript and a full video recording of the event....
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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. Renewable Energy Technical Potentials: A GIS-Based Analysis Author(s): Anthony Lopez, Billy Roberts, Donna Heimiller, Nate Blair, and Gian Porro Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The National...
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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 Second Quarter 2015 Market Report Author(s): American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Publisher(s): American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The American wind energy industry installed 1,661...
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Full Title: Understanding Pulverised Coal, Biomass and Waste Conversion Author(s): IEA Clean Coal Centre Publisher(s): IEA Clean Coal Centre Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Pulverised coal firing has been the dominant technology generating power...
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Full Title: Updated Value of Service Reliability Estimates for Electric Utility Customers in the United States Author(s): Sullivan, Michael J., Josh A. Schellenberg, and Marshall Blundell Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Using the Clean Power Plan’s Carbon Fee option to Offset State Taxes Author(s): Josiah Neeley Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: Utility Business Models in a Low Load Growth/High DG Future: Gazing into the Crystal Ball? Author(s): Charles Goldman, Andy Satchwell, Peter Cappers, and Ian Hoffman Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...
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Full Title: Virginia: Clean Power, Clear Savings The EPA Clean Power Plan Will Cut Virginia Electricity Bills Author(s): Public Citizen Publisher(s): Public Citizen Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This summer, the Environmental Protection...
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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: Watts in a Drop of Water: Savings at the Water-Energy Nexus Author(s): Rachel Young Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Historically, energy and water utilities...
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Full Title: WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics Report 2014 Author(s): World Bioenergy Association (WBA) Publisher(s): Bharadwaj Kummamuru Venkata Publication Date: 06/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the bioenergy...
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Full Title: What Can History Teach Us about the Future Costs of U.S. Nuclear Power? Author(s): Nathan E. Hultman, Jonathan G. Koomey, & Daniel M. Kammen Publisher(s): Environmental Science & Technology Publication Date:...
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This is the second in a series of discussions led by invited speakers at the upcoming Physics of Sustainable Energy conference to be held March 8-9, 2014 at the University...
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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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Full Title: Why Policy Matters: Renewable Energy Market Momentum at Risk Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Effective policies such...
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Full Title: Wind Diversity Enhancement of Wyoming/California Wind Energy Projects: Phase 2 Author(s): Jonathan Naughton Publisher(s): Wind Energy Research Center Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On January 25, 2013, the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority...
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Full Title: Wood Energy in Developed Economies: An Overlooked Renewable Author(s): Francisco Aguilar Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Considered to be the first form of energy harnessed by...
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