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Innovative Energy Technologies: The Next Generation

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Date: March 25, 2016 at 11:46 AM

Full Title: Innovative Energy Technologies: The Next Generation Author(s): Carnegie Mellon University Scott Institute Publisher(s): Carnegie Mellon University Scott Institute Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Our lifestyle is sustained by energy. Energy increases our daily productivity and quality of life. These may include daily activities such as making our homes warm or cool, moving us from one place to another in our car, or running machines like refrigerators, washers, televisions, and computers. Just as we draw upon the energy stored in fat cells in our body to move throughout our day, we draw upon energy stored as gasoline… [more]

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U.S. Energy Efficiency Potential Through 2035

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Date: February 24, 2016 at 2:32 PM

Full Title: U.S. Energy Efficiency Potential Through 2035 Author(s): Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Electricity plays an integral role in supporting the standard of living to which Americans have grown accustom, enabling comfort, convenience, health and safety, security, and productivity in its traditional end-use applications, including air conditioning, lighting, refrigeration, and motive power. Moreover, the computational and communications infrastructure associated with our digital economy depends on electricity – from powering data centers to charging ever- proliferating mobile electronic devices. Understanding growth in demand is key… [more]

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Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

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Date: November 3, 2015 at 4:04 PM

Full Title: Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015 Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Published annually, the Tracking Clean Energy Progress (TCEP) report highlights how the overall development and deployment of clean energy technologies evolve, year on year. Each technology and sector is tracked against the interim 2025 2°C Scenario (2DS) targets of the IEA Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 (ETP 2015), which lays out pathways towards a sustainable energy system in 2050. This comprehensive overview examines the latest developments in key clean energy technologies: Recent trends with reference to… [more]

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Energy Technology Perspectives 2015: Mobilising Innovation to Accelerate Climate Action

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Date: at 3:41 PM

Full Title: Energy Technology Perspectives 2015: Mobilising Innovation to Accelerate Climate Action Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As climate negotiators work towards a deal that would limit the increase in global temperatures, interest is growing in the essential role technology innovation can and must play in enabling the transition to a low-carbon energy system. Indeed, recent success stories clearly indicate that there is significant and untapped potential for accelerating innovation in clean technologies if proper policy frameworks are in place. In an especially timely analysis, the 2015… [more]

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2013 Renewable Energy Data Book

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Date: August 31, 2015 at 3:38 PM

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 quadrillion Btu in 2013, a 2.4% increase from 2012. Energy consumption from coal and renewables grew slightly, while consumption from petroleum and natural gas fell slightly. • United States electric power sector energy consumption grew to 38.4 quadrillion Btu in 2013, a 0.6% increase from 2012.* • Renewable electricity** grew to nearly 15% of total installed capacity and 13% of total electricity generation… [more]

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