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The Next President and Energy Policy

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: November 8, 2016 at 9:00 AM

With the presidential race ending this week, one concern expressed by some has been the lack of any substantive discussion about US energy policy. While Mr. Trump has often mentioned reviving the coal industry as part of a larger emphasis on policies that leverage the country’s domestic energy resources, Secretary Clinton’s campaign has said her policies will look to grow clean energy resources like wind and solar energy. But after three debates, many believe the country needs more information from both candidates on this topic. A recent debate (video here) however between campaign advisors for Mr. Trump and Secretary Clinton… [more]

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Fracking on Federal Lands

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: April 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM

On March 20th, following a lengthy public review process, Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell unveiled new federal regulations for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands. According to the Department of Interior, these new standards are designed to (1) improve safety, (2) protect groundwater by updating requirements for well-bore integrity, (3) ensure wastewater is disposed of properly and (4) require public disclosure by companies of chemicals. The regulations will go into effect on June 24th, 2015. The fracking boom put the U.S. on track to be a leading producer of oil and gas, yet most of the production has taken place on… [more]

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Evolution of the Grid Edge: Pathways to Transformation

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: March 16, 2015 at 1:48 PM

Full Title: Evolution of the Grid Edge: Pathways to Transformation Author(s): A GTM Research Whitepaper Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): ​​The three GTM Research-identified pathways: ​”​The Advanced Energy Consumer,​”​ ​”​The Innovative Regulator,​”​ and ​”​The Proactive Energy Provider”​ offer some milestones as to when various grid edge technology decisions are likely to be made. Though some of these may appear on the surface to have similar tendencies, it can be used as a framework for solution providers to plan where their offerings could offer the most value to utilities and energy providers undergoing this transformation.

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America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution and the US Economy

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: July 18, 2013 at 3:53 PM

Full Title: America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution and the US Economy Author(s): IHS Publisher(s): IHS Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report offers an independent assessment of the importance of unconventional oil and gas to the US economy. This research was supported by the American Petroleum Institute, the Institute for 21st Century Energy, the American Chemistry Council, America’s Natural Gas Alliance, and the Natural Gas Supply Association. IHS is exclusively responsible for this report and all of the analysis and content contained herein. The analysis and metrics developed during the course of this research represent the independent… [more]

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US Energy and Climate Change Policies – Obama’s Second Term

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: July 12, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Full Title: US Energy and Climate Change Policies- Obama’s Second Term Author(s): David Robinson Publisher(s): The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The prospects for climate change legislation could change if a carbon tax becomes part of a fiscal package. The fiscal debate is the political issue today facing Congress and some Republicans favour a carbon tax as part of a revenue neutral reform – e.g. in return for corporate tax reductions. It is also conceivable that some industries and their political representatives (e.g. from coal states) will favour comprehensive legislation rather than a wide range of… [more]

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