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Black Hills Power- Residential Customer Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Black Hills Power offers cash rebates to residential customers who purchase and install energy efficient equipment in their homes. Incentives exist for water heaters, demand control units, air...

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Custom Power Primer Version 1.0  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Voltage sags, momentary interruptions, harmonic distortion, and voltage flicker are among the most common power quality variations affecting industrial and commercial end-users. Solving these problems will require a great deal of cooperation. This report focuses on devices that are classified as custom power solutions. For voltage sag, swell, and interruption mitigation, the following custom power controllers are examined: static series compensator (SSC) devices, static voltage regulator (SVR) devices, b...

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Western Area Power Administration customer database  

SciTech Connect

This report describes a comprehensive customer database compiled by the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to assist with analyses conducted as part of the Western Area Power Administration Energy Planning and Management Program Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The database was used by PNL as a tool to help select a sample of Western customers for potential participation in the Organizational Impacts Analysis case studies, and was used as part of the Utility Impact Analysis to identify sources and costs of auxiliary power. Secondary information sources were used predominantly to compile one year of system related information on the Western customers (over 600) included in the database. This information was useful for its intended purposes; however, year-to-year information may not be consistent across utilities and not all information was available for each utility.

Sandahl, L.J.; Lee, A.D.; Wright, G.A.; Durfee, D.L.

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint selection of customs broker agencies and international road transportation firms by a fuzzy analytic network process approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper considers a special case for logistics activities in Turkey: a joint selection of customs broker agency and international road transportation firm. For this purpose a decision-making team has been constituted, including members of logistics ... Keywords: Analytic network process, Customs broker, Fuzzy sets, International road transportation, Logistic activities

Arzum Özgen; Mehmet Tanyas

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Future Power Systems 21 - The Smart Customer | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - The Smart Customer 1 - The Smart Customer Future Power Systems 21 - The Smart Customer Future Power Systems 21 - The Smart Customer: From Future Power Systems (FPS) articles 18 and 19 we can see that there are a number of different trading and tariff mechanisms which can be employed on the utility to customer interface to enable participation. From article 20 we see that there will be different pricing profiles on similar day types due to changes in availability of renewable generation. Future Power Systems 21 - The Smart Customer More Documents & Publications Future Power Systems 20: The Smart Enterprise, its Objective and Forecasting. AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen Comments to:DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical

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"2012 Non-Utility Power Producers- Customers"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Customers" Customers" "(Data from form EIA-861U)" ,,,"Number of Customers" "Entity","State","Ownership","Residential","Commercial","Industrial","Transportation","Total" "Riceland Foods Inc.","AR","Non_Utility",".",".",1,".",1 "Constellation Solar Arizona LLC","AZ","Non_Utility",".",".",1,".",1 "FRV SI Transport Solar LP","AZ","Non_Utility",".",1,".",".",1 "MFP Co III, LLC","AZ","Non_Utility",".",1,".",".",1 "RV CSU Power II LLC","AZ","Non_Utility",".",1,".",".",1

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Idaho Power - Commercial Custom Efficiency Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Idaho Power - Commercial Custom Efficiency Program Idaho Power - Commercial Custom Efficiency Program Idaho Power - Commercial Custom Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit Schools State Government Tribal Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Manufacturing Other Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info Funding Source Conservation Program Funding Charge Energy Efficiency Riders State Oregon Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount 0.12/kWh saved or 70% of project cost, whichever is less. Provider Idaho Power Company Large commercial and industrial Idaho Power customers that reduce energy usage through more efficient electrical commercial and industrial processes may qualify for an incentive that is the lesser of either 12 cents per

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How Sales Taxes Affect Customer and Firm Behavior: The Role of Search on the Internet  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

When a multichannel retailer opens its first retail store in a state, the firm is obligated to collect sales taxes on all Internet and catalog orders shipped to that state. This article assesses how opening a store affects ...

Anderson, Eric T.

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Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant The utility world has changed drastically in the last 10 years. New technologies like Smart Meters and fully functional Smart Grid concepts have made large inroads into the utility space and no one should want to be left behind. Utilities also face additional pressures from regulatory bodies who are continuing to encourage carbon reduction and greater customer flexibility. Utilities need to balance these new requirements with the financial obligations of providing reliable power (at a reasonable price) while attempting to meet shareholder expectations. Each of these goals are not necessarily complimentary, thus utilities need to determine how to address each one.

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Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant The utility world has changed drastically in the last 10 years. New technologies like Smart Meters and fully functional Smart Grid concepts have made large inroads into the utility space and no one should want to be left behind. Utilities also face additional pressures from regulatory bodies who are continuing to encourage carbon reduction and greater customer flexibility. Utilities need to balance these new requirements with the financial obligations of providing reliable power (at a reasonable price) while attempting to meet shareholder expectations. Each of these goals are not necessarily complimentary, thus utilities need to determine how to address each one.

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Idaho Power - Large Commercial Custom Efficiency Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Large Commercial Custom Efficiency Program Large Commercial Custom Efficiency Program Idaho Power - Large Commercial Custom Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Manufacturing Other Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate Commercial and Industrial: 70% of project cost Custom Incentive for Existing Irrigation System Replacement: up to 75% of the total project cost Custom Incentive for a New Irrigation System: up to 10% of the total project cost Program Info Funding Source Conservation Program Funding Charge State Idaho Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Commercial and Industrial: $0.12/kWh saved Agricultural Irrigation Efficiency: $0.25/annual kWh saved or $450/kW

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Firm-based Measurements of Market Power in Transmission-Constrained Electricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Firm-based Measurements of Market Power in Transmission-Constrained Electricity Markets: Technical: Transmission constraints, electricity markets, market power, market power index, residual supply index. 1 approaches to analyzing firm-based market power con- sidering transmission constraints are proposed. One

Baldick, Ross

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PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Research Into Action, Inc. and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) worked together to conduct research on the behaviors and energy use patterns of SMUD residential customers who voluntarily signed on to a Time-of-Use rate pilot launched under the PowerChoice label. The project was designed to consider the how and why of residential customers ability and willingness to engage in demand reduction behaviors, and to link social and behavioral factors to observed changes in demand. The research drew on a combination of load interval data and three successive surveys of participating households. Two experimental treatments were applied to test the effects of increased information on households ability to respond to the Time-of-Use rates. Survey results indicated that participants understood the purpose of the Time-of-Use rate and undertook substantial appropriate actions to shift load and conserve. Statistical tests revealed minor initial price effects and more marked, but still modest, adjustments to seasonal rate changes. Tests of the two information interventions indicated that neither made much difference to consumption patterns. Despite the lackluster statistical evidence for load shifting, the analysis points to key issues for critical analysis and development of residential Time-of-Use rates, especially pertinent as California sets the stage for demand response in more California residences.

Peters, Jane S.; Moezzi, Mithra; Lutzenhiser, Susan; Woods, James; Dethman, Linda; Kunkle, Rick

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Power Integration: Energy Storage for Firming and Shaping  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the rapid growth of wind power generation, utility systems are beginning to experience the intermittent and variable nature of wind resources in electricity transmission and distribution system operations. Both short-term power fluctuations resulting from gusty winds and longer term power output variations resulting from diurnal wind speed variations and shifting weather patterns can affect utility power delivery as well as grid operations. This report addresses the longer-term power variations of w...

2005-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Offering Premium Power to Select Customer Segments: Using Distributed Resources for Distribution Utilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electric sector restructuring will likely lead to increased opportunities for distributed resources (DR) technologies and solutions. In particular, distribution utilities may be able to use DR to provide innovative services that can help increase customer value and open new sources of revenue. Using DR to offer premium power services to customers with special sensitivity to power quality disturbances is one such opportunity.

2001-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1983. Time-of-Day Electricity Rates for the United States.Effect of Time-of-Use Rates In the Los Angeles ElectricityCustomer Response to TOU Rates. Research Into Action. Public

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Quality for Satisfied Commercial and Residential Customers Field Test Plan: Monitoring Residential Power Quality  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Residential customers are purchasing more and more microprocessor-based appliances. Many of the traditional residential loads, such as heating and air-conditioning equipment, washers and dryers, stoves and cook tops, and audio/video equipment, now have microprocessor technology incorporated into their designs. These appliances tend to be more sensitive than their predecessors, and it is of interest to understand the level of power quality that is experienced at the residential level. EPRI's three-year st...

2000-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - Future Power Systems 21 - The Smart Customer.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - The Smart Customer 1 - The Smart Customer ï›™ ï›™ ï›™ ï›™Steve Browning Page 1 of 14 May 2010 Overview From Future Power Systems (FPS) articles 18 and 19 we can see that there are a number of different trading and tariff mechanisms which can be employed on the utility to customer interface to enable participation. From article 20 we see that there will be different pricing profiles on similar day types due to changes in availability of renewable generation. The customer interface has to be carefully managed to avoid overreaction, the spectre of 'uncertainty' and major changes to energy bills. The last two conditions can cause serious adverse reactions from the customers. The main thing the customer, the industry and the community wants to see out of the Smart Enterprise is 'value'; to put together the infrastructure from two way

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Energy, Power Quality, and Customer Load Efficiency Optimization and Total Energy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using this report's worksheets and procedures, utilities can evaluate a wide range of common end-user productivity and power quality concerns that lead to new customer services and sales initiatives.

2002-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Roadmap for Power Quality Mitigation Technology Demonstration Projects at Commercial Customer Sites  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Power quality has emerged as an important issue for the commercial customer segment. Historically, power quality issues have been the domain of electric utilities, which focused on reducing or eliminating power outages. However, the recent proliferation in office use of electronic equipment and microprocessor-based controls has caused electric utilities to redefine power quality in terms of the quality of voltage supply rather than availability of power. This document provides a screening tool for utilit...

1999-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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DSW customers  

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Customer Meetings Environmental Review-NEPA Operations & Maintenance Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates Customer Meetings Environmental Review-NEPA Operations & Maintenance Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates Desert Southwest Region's Customer list Use the filters above the customer list to refine your search. Click the "Clear" to reset the list. Western's full list of customers is available on the Western's Customer Web page. Customer Name Customer Type State Region Project Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Native American Tribes CA DSW PD Aguila Irrigation District Irrigation Districts AZ DSW CAP Anaheim, City of Municipalities CA DSW BC Arizona Power Authority State Agencies AZ DSW BC Arizona Public Service Company Investor-owned Utilities AZ DSW CAP Azusa, City of Municipalities CA DSW BC Banning, City of Municipalities CA DSW BC

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ESS 2012 Peer Review - Wind Firming EnergyFarm - Tom Stepien, Primus Power  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Wind Firming EnergyFarm DOE Peer Review September 26, 2012 2 Primus Power is on track to deliver EnergyPods TM to California's Modesto Irrigation District starting 2014 EnergyPod TM 250 kW ï‚· 1 MWh PowerBox Supports 8 EnergyPods TM 3 How will storage integrate into Modesto's system? Modesto's daily load ? Storage Hydro Coal & Gas Wind Solar 4 Modesto's 25 MW McHenry solar farm 5 Modesto will use EnergyPods to integrate renewable wind and solar energy 25 MW McHenry Solar Farm 6 Modesto will use EnergyPods to integrate renewable wind and solar energy 25 MW McHenry Solar Farm 8.7 MW up in 15 min 15 MW down in 15 min 4-Aug-12 7 Modesto will use EnergyPods to integrate renewable wind and

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Customer Choice and Green Power Marketing: A Critical Review and Analysis of Experience to Date  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. Green power marketing--the business of selling electricity products distinguished by their environmental or convenience. Getting commuters out of their single passenger cars and into mass Deregulation of the Utility attitudes and individual behaviors. -- With the advent of customer choice in the U.S. electricity sector

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Automated Recurrent Neural Network Design of a Neural Controller in a Custom Power Device  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A general purpose implementation of the Tabu Search metaheuristic, called Universal Tabu Search, is used to optimally design a Locally Recurrent Neural Network architecture. Indeed, the design of a neural network is a tedious and time consuming trial ... Keywords: custom power protection device, neural controller, recurrent neural networks, universal Tabu Search

B. Cannas; G. Celli; A. Fanni; F. Pilo

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT: CUSTOMER MEETING ON ENERGY ALTERNATIVES - SUMMARY OF RESULTS  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT CUSTOMER MEETING ON ENERGY ALTERNATIVES SUMMARY OF RESULTS August 19, 2003 Prepared by: The Public Decision Partnership: Will Guild, Ph.D. Ron Lehr Dennis Thomas, Ph.D. i Table of Contents Executive Summary ...........................................................................................................1 Summary of the Process....................................................................................................5 Contact persons ..................................................................................................................8 Response to Proposed Projects .........................................................................................9 Do you think NPPD should go forward with a 200 megawatt wind farm?

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Power Quality Mitigation Technology Demonstration at Industrial Customer Sites: Industrial and Utility Harmonic Mitigation Guideline s and Case Studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

However the restructuring of the electric power industry shakes out, the commercial/industrial customer's need for quality power will increase; and customer service will remain a key to retaining current accounts and attracting new customers. The need for demonstrating new harmonics mitigation technologies will thus be an important factor for the wire side of the business as well as for energy service companies. This report provides guidelines for implementing harmonics mitigation demonstration projects ...

2000-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Choice and Green Power Marketing: A Critical Review and Analysis of Experience to Date  

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Customer Customer Choice and Green Power Marketing: A Critical Review and Analysis of Experience to Date Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Mark Bolinger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Edward Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, Inc. ABSTRACT This article explores whether and to what extent individuals are willing to voluntarily pay a premium for products that provide public environmental benefits. In particular, we critically review and analyze the status and impacts of U.S. green power marketing to date. Green power marketing-the business of selling electricity products distinguished by their environmental attributes-seeks to develop a private market for renewable energy driven by consumer demand for green products. Debate has centered on the ability of such a market to provide a significant level of support for renewable energy sources. This paper examines

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Customer adoption of small-scale on-site power generation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The electricity supply system is undergoing major regulatory and technological change with significant implications for the way in which the sector will operate (including its patterns of carbon emissions) and for the policies required to ensure socially and environmentally desirable outcomes. One such change stems from the rapid emergence of viable small-scale (i.e., smaller than 500 kW) generators that are potentially competitive with grid delivered electricity, especially in combined heat and power configurations. Such distributed energy resources (DER) may be grouped together with loads in microgrids. These clusters could operate semi-autonomously from the established power system, or macrogrid, matching power quality and reliability more closely to local end-use requirements. In order to establish a capability for analyzing the effect that microgrids may have on typical commercial customers, such as office buildings, restaurants, shopping malls, and grocery stores, an economic mod el of DER adoption is being developed at Berkeley Lab. This model endeavors to indicate the optimal quantity and type of small on-site generation technologies that customers could employ given their electricity requirements. For various regulatory schemes and general economic conditions, this analysis produces a simple operating schedule for any installed generators. Early results suggest that many commercial customers can benefit economically from on-site generation, even without considering potential combined heat and power and reliability benefits, even though they are unlikely to disconnect from the established power system.

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Hamachi, Kristina S.; Rubio, F. Javier

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Offshore Wind Power - Opportunity and strategy for a small engineering consultants firm.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??GVA is a small engineering consultancy firm, with specialized focus in design of floating structures such as oil production platforms. The key business is at… (more)

Jobson Sellström, Carin

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Price Determination of Electricity in a Competitive Environment: Reaching Profitable Electricity Customers with Market Power  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report studies and develops techniques for profitable generation company operation in the competitive /deregulated environment. Specifically it investigates how market power can be used to reach the high-profit segment of the customer-base. The first part of the report is primarily concerned with methods and theory. The competitive market framework assumed for this research is presented. The basic auctions used, and the optimization techniques used to implement them, are explained. Extensions to the...

2000-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

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CRSP Customers  

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Colorado River Storage Project Management Center's Customer list Colorado River Storage Project Management Center's Customer list Use the filters above the customer list to refine your search. Click the "Clear" to reset the list. Western's full list of customers is available on the Western's Customer Web page. Customer Name Customer Type State Region Project Acoma Pueblo Native American Tribes NM CRSP SLIP Aggregated Energy Services Cooperatives AZ CRSP SLIP AK-Chin Indian Community Native American Tribes AZ CRSP SLIP Alamo Navajo Chapter Native American Tribes NM CRSP SLIP Albuquerque Operation-DOE Federal Agencies NM CRSP SLIP Arizona Electric Power Cooperative Cooperatives AZ CRSP/DSW SLIP/PD Aspen, City of Municipalities CO CRSP SLIP Aztec, City of Municipalities NM CRSP SLIP

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Control and Protection of Power Electronics Interfaced Distri-buted Generation Systems in a Customer-Driven Microgrid  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in a Customer-Driven Microgrid Fang Z. Peng, Yun Wei Li and Leon M. Tolbert Abstract ­ This paper discusses-driven microgrid (CDM). Particularly, the following topics will be addressed: microgrid system configurations); renewable energy source (RES); micro-source; microgrid; customer-driven micro- grid (CDM), power electronics

Tolbert, Leon M.

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The Economics of Customer Lock-In and Market Power in Services  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: Many businesses provide aftermarket services, including parts, maintenance, consulting, upgrades and modifications to durable consumer and business equipment. We investigate the effect on the original equipment manufacturer and on consumers if the manufacturer is the only (monopoly) service provider for the equipment it sells. Controlling the service market may be a profitable strategic objective, but there are several possible problems. The firm needs a durable intellectual property advantage to dominate independent service organizations. Even with such an advantage, active competition from vendors of alternate original equipment may force the manufacturer to dissipate service profits through equipment market competition to obtain market share. Further, the courts appear to be sympathetic to antitrust claims against manufacturers when they attempt to extend their proprietary control over one component of service to monopoly control overall all service provision. We also find that reputation effects may prevent manufacturers from fully exploiting their monopoly power in the aftermarket, but that reputation does not generally lead to competitive prices.

Severin Borenstein; Jeffrey K. Mackie-mason; Janet S. Netz; Severin Borenstein; Jeffrey K. Mackie-mason; Janet S. Netz

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed energy resources customer adoption modeling with combined heat and power applications  

SciTech Connect

In this report, an economic model of customer adoption of distributed energy resources (DER) is developed. It covers progress on the DER project for the California Energy Commission (CEC) at Berkeley Lab during the period July 2001 through Dec 2002 in the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) Distributed Energy Resources Integration (DERI) project. CERTS has developed a specific paradigm of distributed energy deployment, the CERTS Microgrid (as described in Lasseter et al. 2002). The primary goal of CERTS distributed generation research is to solve the technical problems required to make the CERTS Microgrid a viable technology, and Berkeley Lab's contribution is to direct the technical research proceeding at CERTS partner sites towards the most productive engineering problems. The work reported herein is somewhat more widely applicable, so it will be described within the context of a generic microgrid (mGrid). Current work focuses on the implementation of combined heat and power (CHP) capability. A mGrid as generically defined for this work is a semiautonomous grouping of generating sources and end-use electrical loads and heat sinks that share heat and power. Equipment is clustered and operated for the benefit of its owners. Although it can function independently of the traditional power system, or macrogrid, the mGrid is usually interconnected and exchanges energy and possibly ancillary services with the macrogrid. In contrast to the traditional centralized paradigm, the design, implementation, operation, and expansion of the mGrid is meant to optimize the overall energy system requirements of participating customers rather than the objectives and requirements of the macrogrid.

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Firestone, Ryan M.; Ghosh, Srijay; Stadler, Michael; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed energy resources customer adoption modeling with combined heat and power applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Microgrid Distributed Energy Resource Potential Usingon Integration of Distributed Energy Resources: The CERTSof Customer Adoption of Distributed Energy Resources. ”

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Firestone, Ryan M.; Ghosh, Srijay; Stadler, Michael; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer adoption of small-scale on-site power generation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Fuel cells are used in a baseload role and microturbines aregeneration dominates baseload roles and vice-versa. 5.generation tends to fill a baseload role, and the customers

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Hamachi, Kristina S.; Rubio, F. Javier

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Please Hold Me UP: Why Firms Grant Exclusive-Dealing Contracts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Why do irreplaceable firms with a choice of suppliers or customers deliberately expose themselves to the threat of hold up by contracting ex ante to deal with only one of them? Our explanation revolves around the multiple equilibria intrinsic to situations of unverifiable investment and many traders. Exclusive dealing eliminates inecient equilibria in which too many firms invest too little. The enhanced ex post bargaining power of the chosen Þrm is beneficial for incentives whilst the distributional impact is more than oset in the ex ante negotiations over which this firm obtains the access privelege.

David de Meza; Marianno Selvaggi

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed energy resources customer adoption modeling with combined heat and power applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

MWh) KA natural gas consumed by power generation (MWh LMWh) KA natural gas consumed by power generation (MWh) LMWh) KA natural gas consumed by power generation (MWh) L

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Firestone, Ryan M.; Ghosh, Srijay; Stadler, Michael; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customers in UGP  

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Upper Great Plains Region's Customer list Upper Great Plains Region's Customer list Use the filters above the customer list to refine your search. Click the "Clear" to reset the list. Western's full list of customers is available on the Western's Customer Web page. Customer Name Customer Type State Region Project Aberdeen, City of Municipalities SD UGP PS Ada, City of Municipalities MN UGP PS Adrian, City of Municipalities MN UGP PS Agralite Electric Cooperative Cooperatives MN UGP PS Akron, City of Municipalities IA UGP PS Alexandria, City of Municipalities MN UGP PS Alliant Energy Services, Inc. Investor-owned Utilities WI UGP PS Alta, City of Municipalities IA UGP PS Alton, City of Municipalities IA UGP PS American Electric Power Service Corporation Power Marketers OH UGP PS

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Rocky Mountain Customers  

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RM Home About RM Contact RM Customers Environmental Review-NEPA Operations & Maintenance Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates Rocky Mountain Region's Customer list Use the filters above the customer list to refine your search. Click the "Clear" to reset the list. Western's full list of customers is available on the Western's Customer Web page. Customer Name Customer Type State Region Project Arapahoe and Roosevelt National Forests Federal Agencies CO RM LAP Arkansas River Power Authority Municipalities CO RM/CRSP LAP/SLIP Burlington, City of Municipalities CO RM LAP Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base Federal Agencies CO RM LAP Clay Center, City of Municipalities KS RM LAP Denver Water Board Municipalities CO RM LAP

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Mobile Generation Options to Enhance Customer Service Reliability: Case Study for the New York Power Authority  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A community served by New York Power Authority (NYPA) has a history of long-term power reliability problems. To resolve these reliability problems, NYPA has evaluated several mobile distributed generation (DIS-GEN) options.

1997-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability Assessment of a Power Grid with Customer Operated CHP Systems Using Monte Carlo Simulation.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis presents a method for reliability assessment of a power grid with distributed generation providing support to the system. The distributed generation units considered… (more)

Manohar, Lokesh Prakash

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed energy resources customer adoption modeling with combined heat and power applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

case, such as total electricity bill, electricity generationHeat and Power Applications electricity bill for electricityK$ Investment Costs Annual Electricity Bill for Purchases

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Firestone, Ryan M.; Ghosh, Srijay; Stadler, Michael; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer adoption of small-scale on-site power generation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

4 p ($/kW) Regulated tariff for energy purchases during hourthe Tariff scenario installed capacity is high, while energytariff type, a monthly- ratcheted power charge and an energy

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Hamachi, Kristina S.; Rubio, F. Javier

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Custom DC-DC converters for distributing power in SLHC trackers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A power distribution scheme based on the use of on-board DC-DC converters is proposed to efficiently distribute power to the on-detector electronics of SLHC trackers. A comparative analysis of different promising converter topologies is presented, leading to the choice of a magneticbased buck converter as a first conversion stage followed by an on-chip switched capacitors converter. An overall efficiency above 80% is estimated for the practical implementation proposed.

Allongue, B; Blanchot, G; Faccio, F; Fuentes, C; Mattavelli, P; Michelis, S; Orlandis, S; Spiazzi, G

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical and Economic Assessment of Combined Heat and Power Technologies for Commercial Customer Applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In general, the overall efficiency of energy utilization by conventional power systems averages around 33 percent. Combined heat and power (CHP) technologies installed at commercial and industrial sites, however, can increase the overall efficiency beyond 85 percent by recovering waste heat and putting it to beneficial use. Thus, CHP reduces the energy consumption and improves environmental quality. Currently, CHP accounts for approximately only 7 percent of total generation capacity and 40 percent of th...

2003-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Sited Combined Heat and Power on Maui: A Case Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents the experience of Maui Electric Company (MECO) in developing and operating a 150 kW combined heat and power (CHP) project at a resort on Maui. Tests conducted during the project evaluated the heat rate and performance of the packaged CHP system, which had been originally designed for natural gas fueling but was fueled by commercial propane in this application.

2005-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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International Customers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 2. A description of the purpose (a general description of the goods/services for which the customer is paying). 3. Transfer ...

2013-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Y-12 cleaning technology licensed by Knoxville engineering firm...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

cleaning technology licensed by Knoxville engineering firm | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the...

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Grammar Customization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents the LinGO Grammar Matrix grammar customization system, a web-based service which elicits typological descriptions of languages and outputs customized grammar fragments which are ready for sustained development into broad-coverage ... Keywords: Grammar engineering, HPSG, Syntax, Typology

Emily M. Bender; Scott Drellishak; Antske Fokkens; Laurie Poulson; Safiyyah Saleem

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 (DOE/EIS-0183) (05/31/06)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SUPPLEMENT TO ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION ON SUPPLEMENT TO ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION ON BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION'S SERVICE TO DIRECT SERVICE INDUSTRIAL (DSI) CUSTOMERS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2007-2011 ADMINISTRATOR'S RECORD OF DECISION Bonneville Power Administration U.S. Department of Energy May 31, 2006 1 Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 I. Background On February 4, 2005, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) sent a letter to customers and constituents describing a public process for comments on certain issues related to service by BPA to its remaining direct service industrial (DSI) customers that had not been finally decided in the Policy For Power Supply Role For Fiscal Years 2007-

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Firm-Created Word-of-Mouth Communication: Evidence from a Field Test  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we investigate the effectiveness of a firm's proactive management of customer-to-customer communication. We are particularly interested in understanding how, if at all, the firm should go about effecting meaningful word-of-mouth (WOM) ... Keywords: advertising, promotion, word of mouth

David Godes; Dina Mayzlin

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional Requirements for Customer Communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Customer communications infrastructures could support a wide variety of useful utility operations and industry-wide applications. However, these systems will require a substantial investment, which necessitates viewing customer communications with multiple stakeholders and applications in mind. This report describes the development of requirements for customer interface applications such as revenue metering, communications gateways, and remote equipment operations that can provide the basis for powerful ...

2002-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition  

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Customer Acquisition to someone Customer Acquisition to someone by E-mail Share SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition on Facebook Tweet about SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition on Twitter Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition on Google Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition on Delicious Rank SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition on Digg Find More places to share SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition on AddThis.com... Concentrating Solar Power Photovoltaics Systems Integration Balance of Systems Reducing Non-Hardware Costs Lowering Barriers Fostering Growth Customer Acquisition Photo of a woman, man, and child looking at a silver box on the outside of a home. The cost of acquiring customers and designing systems to fit their homes represents approximately 45% of all balance of systems costs in the U.S.

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Customer List  

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Power Agency Public Utility Districts CA SN CVP California Independent System Operator State Agencies CA SN CVP California Medical Facility-Vacaville State Agencies CA SN CVP...

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2010FirmRateAdj  

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Firm Peaking Revenue Requirement 320.2 million P-SMPB--ED Composite Rate 33.25 millskWh Firm Demand 7.65kWmo Firm Energy 19.05 millskWh Firm Peaking Demand 6.90kWmo Firm...

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Abstract--We formulate a three-period model for studying how the exercise of local market power by generation firms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

generally leads to social losses. Since the existing US electricity transmission network was designed to 1 by generation firms affects the equilibrium investment between the generation and the transmission sectors. Using a 30-bus network example, we compare the transmission investment decisions made by a "proactive

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Method and system using power modulation and velocity modulation producing sputtered thin films with sub-angstrom thickness uniformity or custom thickness gradients  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and system for determining a source flux modulation recipe for achieving a selected thickness profile of a film to be deposited (e.g., with highly uniform or highly accurate custom graded thickness) over a flat or curved substrate (such as concave or convex optics) by exposing the substrate to a vapor deposition source operated with time-varying flux distribution as a function of time. Preferably, the source is operated with time-varying power applied thereto during each sweep of the substrate to achieve the time-varying flux distribution as a function of time. Preferably, the method includes the steps of measuring the source flux distribution (using a test piece held stationary while exposed to the source with the source operated at each of a number of different applied power levels), calculating a set of predicted film thickness profiles, each film thickness profile assuming the measured flux distribution and a different one of a set of source flux modulation recipes, and determining from the predicted film thickness profiles a source flux modulation recipe which is adequate to achieve a predetermined thickness profile. Aspects of the invention include a computer-implemented method employing a graphical user interface to facilitate convenient selection of an optimal or nearly optimal source flux modulation recipe to achieve a desired thickness profile on a substrate. The method enables precise modulation of the deposition flux to which a substrate is exposed to provide a desired coating thickness distribution.

Montcalm, Claude (Livermore, CA); Folta, James Allen (Livermore, CA); Walton, Christopher Charles (Berkeley, CA)

2003-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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SNR Customer Meetings  

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Rates You are here: SN Home page > SNR Customer Meetings SNR Customer Meetings 12011 SNR Transmission Customer Meeting 9 am to 10 am Lake Natoma Inn 702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom,...

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Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 (DOE/EIS-0183) (06/19/06)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

266 Federal Register 266 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 117 / Monday, June 19, 2006 / Notices Education, Room 5C141, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. [FR Doc. 06-5528 Filed 6-16-06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000-01-M DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Bonneville Power Administration Supplement to Administrator's Record of Decision on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011 AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of final policy. SUMMARY: BPA Administrator Stephen J. Wright signed a supplement to the Administrator's Record of Decision (ROD) on Bonneville Power Administration's Service to Direct Service Industrial (DSI) Customers for Fiscal Years 2007-2011. The original

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Firm performance impacts of digitally enabled supply chain integration capabilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Best practice exemplars suggest that digital platforms play a critical role in managing supply chain activities and partnerships that generate performance gains for firms. However, there is limited academic investigation on how and why information technology ... Keywords: IT infrastructure, customer relationships, operational excellence, revenue growth, supply chain integration, supply chain management

Arun Rai; Ravi Patnayakuni; Nainika Seth

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Windy Gap Firming Project  

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Windy Gap Firming Project Windy Gap Firming Project Skip Navigation Links Transmission Functions Infrastructure projects Interconnection OASIS OATT Windy Gap Firming Project, Final Environmental Impact Statement, DOE/EIS-0370 (cooperating agency) Western's proposed action is to relocate approximately 3.8 miles of the existing Estes to Lyons 115-kilovolt transmission line, if the Chimney Hollow Reservoir alternative is constructed. The line would be moved outside the area proposed for the reservoir, and Western would ensure the new location would allow the agency to continue to operate and maintain it. Section 2.4.1.4 of the Final Environmental Impact Statement, Volume 1 provides more information on the transmission line relocation proposal. The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation is the Lead Agency for the National Environmental Policy Act Review. Cooperating agencies are Western, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Grand County, Colo.

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APPA Customer Connections Conference  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Customer Connections Conference is APPA's annual meeting for utility professionals in the areas of:

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New Jersey Solar Power LLC NJ Solar Power | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Solar Power LLC NJ Solar Power Solar Power LLC NJ Solar Power Jump to: navigation, search Name New Jersey Solar Power LLC (NJ Solar Power) Place New Jersey Sector Solar Product A photovoltaic engineering firm which offers and installs a complete line of solar electric products for residential, commercial, and institutional customers. References New Jersey Solar Power LLC (NJ Solar Power)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. New Jersey Solar Power LLC (NJ Solar Power) is a company located in New Jersey . References ↑ "New Jersey Solar Power LLC (NJ Solar Power)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=New_Jersey_Solar_Power_LLC_NJ_Solar_Power&oldid=349171

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Electricity Cost and Firm Performance: Evidence from India  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Despite the widely acknowledged importance of infrastructure for economic growth, there has been relatively little research on how infrastructure affects the decisions of firms. Using data on Indian manufacturing firms, this paper provides evidence on how electricity prices affect a firm’s industry choice and productivity growth. I construct an instrument for electricity price as the interaction between the price of coal paid by power utilities, which is arguably exogenous to firm characteristics, and the initial share of thermal generation in a state’s total electricity generation capacity. I find that, in response to an exogenous increase in electricity price, firms reduce their electricity consumption and switch to industries with less electricity-intensive production processes. I also find that firm output, machine intensity and labor productivity decline with an increase in electricity price. In addition to these level effects, I show that firm output and productivity growth rates are negatively affected by high electricity prices. These results suggest that electricity constraints faced by firms may limit a country’s growth by leading firms to operate in industries with fewer productivity-enhancing opportunities.

Ama Baafra Abeberese

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Price Dispersion on the Internet: Good Firms and Bad Firms  

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Abstract. Internet firms charge a wide range of prices for homogeneous products, and high-priced firms remain high-priced and low-priced firms remain low-priced over long periods. One explanation is that high-price firms are charging a premium for superior service. An alternative, price-dispersion explanation is that firms vary the prices for informed and uniformed consumers (Salop and Stiglitz, 1977) or serious shoppers and others (Wilde and Schwartz, 1979). The pricing pattern for a digital camera and a flatbed scanner is consistent with the price-dispersion model and inconsistent with the service-premium hypothesis. I.

Kathy Baylis; Jeffrey M. Perloff

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconsidering custom memory allocation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Programmers hoping to achieve performance improvements often use custom memory allocators. This in-depth study examines eight applications that use custom allocators. Surprisingly, for six of these applications, a state-of-the-art general-purpose allocator ...

Emery D. Berger; Benjamin G. Zorn; Kathryn S. McKinley

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact Sheet: Wind Firming EnergyFarm (October 2012)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Institute (EPRI). The EnergyFarm will displace a planned 73 million natural-gas-fired power plant intended to smooth (or firm) the output of intermittent wind and solar energy....

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When Do Firms Hire Lobbyists? The Organization of Lobbying at the Federal Communications Commission  

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This paper examines the explanatory power of transaction cost economics to explain vertical integration decisions for lobbying by firms. We examine 150 lobbying contacts at the Federal Communications ...

de Figueiredo, John

2004-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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CERTS customer adoption model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

demand is 457 kW, and the baseload is 167 kW). Load (week)generation tends to fill a baseload role, and the customers

Rubio, F. Javier; Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Hamachi, Kristina S.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management | National...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear...

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2013 Customer Meeting Handouts  

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Tab 1 Rates and Contracts Presentations - Pages 19 - 32 are also found in Tab 1 Rates and Contracts Presentations - Pages 19 - 32 are also found in Tabs 17 and 18 below but were included as one handout at the meeting. The Rates only portion may be found on the previous page in the link labeled '2013 Customer Meeting Rates Presentation' Tab 2-1 - Repayment milestone Tab 2-2 Collbran SOR Tab 2-3 CRSP SOR Tab 2-4 Dolores SOR Tab 2-5 Rio Grande SOR Tab 2-6 Seedskadee SOR Tab 3-1 SLIPF9 Sum Table Tab 3-2 SLIPF9 Tab 3-3 SP-PTP7 Tab 3-4 SP-NW3 Tab 3-5 SP-NFT6 Tab 3-6 SP-SD3 Tab 3-7 SP-RS3 Tab 3-8 SP-EI3 Tab 3-9 SP-FR3 Tab 3-10 SP-SSR3 Tab 4 SLIP PRS Executive Summary Tab 5 SLIP PRS Backup Study Tab 6 - Revenue Requirements Comparison Table Tab 7-1 Average O&M Comparison Tab 7-2 O&M Budget Projections Tab 8-1 Purchase Power Comparison - 2013

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Jody Sundsted, UGP Power Marketing Manager Lloyd Linke, UGP Operations Manger  

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3, 2013 3, 2013 Upper Great Plains Region Recommendation for Western-UGP * Recommendation to pursue formal negotiations with the Southwest Power Pool, a Regional Transmission Organization, concerning membership. - Federal Register Notice (FRN) published November 1, 2013 and is the start of the public comment period. 2 Kick-off Webinar Agenda * Overview - Western Area Power Administration - Upper Great Plains Region * Overview Integrated System (IS) * IS History * IS partners and Future Options * AOS Study Considerations * Where We Are Now and the Next Steps * Meeting Locations 3 Western Area Power Administration Our Power Comes From - Hydroelectric energy produced at Federal generating agencies - Multi-purpose projects - Variable water availability 4 UGP Firm Power Customers

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Childhood Customs and Superstitions  

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Childhood Customs and Superstitions Childhood Customs and Superstitions Nature Bulletin No. 627 February 4, 1961 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Daniel Ryan, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist CHILDHOOD CUSTOMS AND SUPERSTITIONS In all the world there remains only one large tribe of savages which shows no signs of dying out or becoming civilized. These people have a language of their own; they practice magic; and they follow weird customs which have come down by word of mouth from the far-off past. Actually they are only part-time savages because, most of the time, these are our sons and daughters or our grandchildren who go to school, live in our homes, wash behind their ears, and seem to be civilized. The strangest thing about them is their ability to shift personalities right in front of your eyes.

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Custom Renewable Energy Projects  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Energy Trust of Oregon offers cash incentives and project development assistance for renewable energy projects that are 20 megawatts (MW) or less in capacity. These custom incentives are part of...

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Control of Customer Property  

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Report of Lost, Damaged, Destroyed or Stolen (RLDDS) Property, MGTP-005 EOTA Inventory Process, MGTP-006 for control of EOTA issued key(s) MGTP-003 Control of Customer...

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Customer Side Monitoring at a Waste Water Treatment Plant  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This customer-side monitoring project correlated distribution-related power quality (PQ) events with customer side events and vice-versa and characterized equipment sensitivity to voltage variations. It also characterized overall levels of PQ on the feeder and in the facility and compared these levels with the national baseline sample being gathered for the Distribution Power Quality project.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Side Monitoring at an Automobile Brake Manufacturer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This customer-side monitoring project correlated distribution-related power quality (PQ) events with customer-side events and vice-versa and characterized equipment sensitivity to voltage variations. It also characterized overall levels of PQ on the feeder and in the facility and compared these levels with the national baseline sample being gathered for the Distribution Power Quality project.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding Electric Utility Customers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

How customers use and value electricity has been a subject of study and debate for many decades. A better understanding of how customers use electricity could help the industry find ways to improve energy efficiency, thereby helping to reduce green house gas emissions, increase energy sustainability, and improve overall growth in the economy. In addition, our ability to encourage more efficient consumption through real-time feedback, control technology, and pricing is better and less costly than it has e...

2012-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Where do firms manage earnings?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Despite decades of research on how, why, and when companies manage earnings, there is a paucity of evidence about the geographic location of earnings management within multinational firms. In this study, we examine where ...

Dyreng, Scott D.

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PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract Final Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Statement Statement file:///I|/Data%20Migration%20Task/EIS-0171-FEIS-Summary-1994.htm[6/27/2011 10:42:49 AM] Summary PacifiCorp Capacity Sale Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Purpose of and Need for the Action The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) must respond to the need for power as represented by PacifiCorp's request for a continued supply of firm capacity. BPA has surplus electrical capacity (peakload energy) that BPA projects will not be required to meet its existing obligations. Such obligations include those to meet the loads of firm power customers, pursuant to the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act), and previously committed capacity contracts. BPA is authorized under the Northwest Power Act to sell system capacity and/or energy that is surplus to its needs,

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Regulation, customer protection and customer engagement  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

customers. The FPC’s successor body, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), continued this policy. By 1980 settlements were reached in approximately two-thirds of all electric rate cases there, and in 1986 in over 70% of gas pipeline rate cases... . Presently, no less than 90% of the rate cases at FERC are settled by the participants rather than determined by the Commission through the conventional litigation process. There have been similar developments in some other parts of the US and in Canada...

Littlechild, Stephen

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Customer Services Handbook, 2010, Office of Administration |...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Customer Services Handbook, 2010, Office of Administration Customer Services Handbook, 2010, Office of Administration Customer Services Handbook Customer Services Handbook, 2010,...

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Western Area Power Administration  

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Western Area Power Administration Customer Meeting The meeting will begin at 12:30 pm MST We have logged on early for connectivity purposes Please stand-by until the meeting begins Please be sure to call into the conference bridge at: 888-989-6414 Conf. Code 60223 If you have connectivity issues, please contact: 866-900-1011 1 Introduction ï‚— Welcome ï‚— Introductions ï‚— Purpose of Meeting â—¦ Status of the SLCA/IP Rate â—¦ SLCA/IP Marketing Plan â—¦ Credit Worthiness Policy â—¦ LTEMP EIS update â—¦ Access to Capital ï‚— Handout Materials http://www.wapa.gov/crsp/ratescrsp/default.htm 2 SLCA/IP Rate 3 1. Status of Repayment 2. Current SLCA/IP Firm Power Rate (SLIP-F9) 3. Revenue Requirements Comparison Table 4.SLCA/IP Rate 5. Next Steps

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Unified power quality conditioner for grid integration of wind generators.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? A Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC) is relatively a new member of the custom power device family. It is a comprehensive custom power device,… (more)

Ganesh, Jayanti Navilgone, (Thesis)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Service Plan  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Customer Service Plan Department of Energy Customer Service Plan - 2011 1 A Message from the Secretary Over the past two and a half years, the Obama Administration and the Department of Energy have worked to make the federal government more open for the American public and its own employees. Through these efforts, we have significantly expanded the amount and breadth of information available online about our programs and services. We have also transformed the way we communicate with the public by relaunching Energy.gov, making it an interactive, streamlined information platform. In April, President Obama directed federal agencies to take this ongoing effort one step further and establish Customer Service Plans, improving the public's interactions with the

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NASA Customer Satisfaction Survey  

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Customer Satisfaction Survey Customer Satisfaction Survey NASA's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) would like to encourage you to participate in the NASA ESDIS 2013 American Customer Satisfaction Survey. The ORNL DAAC is one of twelve data centers sponsored by NASA's Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) project. The ESDIS project uses the results of this survey to evaluate our success and to determine where improvements are needed. Invitations will be sent to you, our users, from CFI Group [CFI Group on behalf of NASA (NASA@jangomail.com)] during the week of August 20, 2013. Each invitation will reference us as "ORNL DAAC / FLUXNET", and contain a unique secure link to this Web-based anonymous survey. We encourage you to participate!

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Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement (July  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement (July 2013) Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement (July 2013) The success of the Smart Grid will depend in part on consumers taking a more proactive role in managing their energy use. This document is the result of a nine-month effort to compile information on the successful approaches used by utilities to engage customers regarding smart grid technology deployments. Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement provides practical advice from utilities that have implemented smart grid projects to educate and engage their customers. Customer engagement within the electric power industry is an evolving, ongoing process that is just beginning to emerge. While this guide may lean

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Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement (July  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement (July 2013) Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement (July 2013) The success of the Smart Grid will depend in part on consumers taking a more proactive role in managing their energy use. This document is the result of a nine-month effort to compile information on the successful approaches used by utilities to engage customers regarding smart grid technology deployments. Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement provides practical advice from utilities that have implemented smart grid projects to educate and engage their customers. Customer engagement within the electric power industry is an evolving, ongoing process that is just beginning to emerge. While this guide may lean

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Customer-Focused Deployment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Customer-Focused Customer-Focused Deployment SAM RASHKIN Chief Architect Building Technologies Program February 29, 2012 Building America Meeting 2 | INNOVATION & INTEGRATION: Transforming the Energy Efficiency Market Buildings.Energy.gov 'Good Government' As-A-System IECC Code: Mandates technologies and practices proven reliable and cost- effective ENERGY STAR: Recognizes Builders Who Deliver Significantly Above Code Performance Builders Challenge: Recognizes Leading Builders Applying Proven Innovations and Best Practices Building America: Develops New Innovations and Best Practices 3 | INNOVATION & INTEGRATION: Transforming the Energy Efficiency Market Buildings.Energy.gov Disseminating Research Results: Building America Resource Tool 4 | INNOVATION & INTEGRATION: Transforming the Energy Efficiency Market

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Energy coservation status and needs: medium-sized commercial/industrial firms  

SciTech Connect

The potential for conserving energy by Seattle City Light's commercial/industrial customers is investigated. The results of the study will help SCL and others to provide energy- and money-saving help to their medium-sized business customers. Fifty in-person interviews of firms within the SCL area and 102 mailed questionnaires from customers outside the area in Washington and Oregon were analyzed. Researchers found that many steps requiring little cost have been implemented, but instituting further hard conservation measures such as new machinery, retrofitting, or changes in machine operations are lacking. (MCW)

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multinational Firms and Heterogeneous Labor  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the presence of increasing specialization of workers it becomes more and more difficult for firms to find the most suitable ones. In such an environment a multinational enterprise (MNE) has an advantage because it can exchange workers between plants in different countries. Recruiting from the home and foreign plant leads to a larger labor market pool for an MNE, reducing the mismatch of its workforce. This paper analyzes the consequences of this advantage for production, employment, prices and wages. We find that the additional ability to recruit workers from the home and foreign labor market leads to lower mismatch, higher average productivity of workers, lower prices, higher output, and higher employment of a plant of an MNE as compared to a national firm, while the wage-effects depend on firm productivity. These facts are well in line with recent empirical findings.

Mario Larch; Wolfgang Lechthaler; Mario Larch; Wolfgang Lechthaler

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

National Account Customer Needs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A survey conducted in the mid-1990s explored the communications-based services national account customers desired to support their energy procurement and utilization needs. The new study reported here re-interviewed many participants from the original survey to identify changes in their thinking and practices in the light of their experience over the last 5 to 7 years.

2002-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Pricing and Firm Conduct in California's Deregulated Electricity Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-fueled powerplants to private firms that bid daily to supply power. Southern California Edison divested the vast capacity in California. The remaining in-state capacity is two nuclear plants jointly owned by the utilities, a large number of hydroelectric units owned primarily by PG&E, and a variety of small independent

California at Berkeley. University of

95

Customization and Marketing of Monsoon Forecasts A CSIRCMMACS Synergy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Customization and Marketing of Monsoon Forecasts A CSIRCMMACS Synergy Criteria for Technical forecasts of monsoon can significantly aid many sectors like agriculture, power and production industries to the operational forecast, to develop and deliver customized monsoon forecasts based on user need is required

Swathi, P S

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Customer Communications Architecture Development  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report builds on previous work to develop a tree of requirements metrics (TRM) that represents a detailed dictionary of primitive requirements for applications of the Smart Grid. The initial work was focused primarily, but not exclusively, on advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems. This project phase extends this work with some in-depth extraction of additional primitives obtained from the study of distributed energy resources and related subjects. Customer-sited distributed energy resources...

2011-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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CERTS customer adoption model  

SciTech Connect

This effort represents a contribution to the wider distributed energy resources (DER) research of the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS, http://certs.lbl.gov) that is intended to attack and, hopefully, resolve the technical barriers to DER adoption, particularly those that are unlikely to be of high priority to individual equipment vendors. The longer term goal of the Berkeley Lab effort is to guide the wider technical research towards the key technical problems by forecasting some likely patterns of DER adoption. In sharp contrast to traditional electricity utility planning, this work takes a customer-centric approach and focuses on DER adoption decision making at, what we currently think of as, the customer level. This study reports on Berkeley Lab's second year effort (completed in Federal fiscal year 2000, FY00) of a project aimed to anticipate patterns of customer adoption of distributed energy resources (DER). Marnay, et al., 2000 describes the earlier FY99 Berkeley Lab work. The results presented herein are not intended to represent definitive economic analyses of possible DER projects by any means. The paucity of data available and the importance of excluded factors, such as environmental implications, are simply too important to make such an analysis possible at this time. Rather, the work presented represents a demonstration of the current model and an indicator of the potential to conduct more relevant studies in the future.

Rubio, F. Javier; Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Hamachi,Kristina S.

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Electronics  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Power electronics (PE) play a critical role in transforming the current electric grid into the next-generation grid.  PE enable utilities to deliver power to their customers effectively while...

99

Control of Customer Property  

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6 EOTA Key Control Process 11_0119.docx1_0119 6 EOTA Key Control Process 11_0119.docx1_0119 Page 1 of 5 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: EOTA Key Control Process Document Number: MGTP-006 Rev. 11_0119 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: MGTP-003 Control of Customer Property Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): MGTF-012 Key Check-Out Form MGTP-006 EOTA Key Control Process 11_0119.docx1_0119 Page 2 of 5 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0823 Initial Release 11_0119 Modified process to include steps to take if an employee does not return a key. MGTP-006 EOTA Key Control Process 11_0119.docx1_0119 Page 3 of 5 I. Purpose To establish a process for control of all EOTA keys.

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Evaluating Offshore IT Outsourcing in India: Supplier and Customer Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents the findings from an ongoing research study on offshore IT outsourcing. Field work was carried out in India and in the UK to evaluate the scale and scope of outsourcing activities. CEOs and CIOs were interviewed in fifteen supplier firms in India and two customer firms in UK, about strategic positioning in the offshore outsourcing market; benefits and risks from outsourcing; and other demand and supply-side issues. The findings suggest that, though offshore outsourcing offers new business opportunities for IT suppliers, much of the outsourced work continues to be low risk and low value. The challenge for outsourcing suppliers is therefore to devise strategies to move from body-shopping work to low cost, high value contracts, without incurring additional risk. 1.

Naureen Khan; Wendy L. Currie; Vishanth Weerakkody; Bhavini Desai

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resource Center: Customized Workshops  

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Customized Workshops Customized Workshops TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources From time to time we receive requests for information about workshops offered through the Fermilab Teacher Resource Center. We have conducted workshops for schools, districts and intermediate service agencies. We work closely with organizers to customize the workshops to their needs—the discussion and collaboration is essential. We receive many requests for

102

Productivity and the Sourcing Modes of Multinational Firms: Evidence from French Firm-Level Data  

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We investigate the role of a firm’s total factor productivity in its decision to import from its affiliates rather than from independent input suppliers. We propose a slightly modified version of the Antràs and Helpman (2004) model. We assume higher fixed costs under outsourcing and a firm-specific production function. We use detailed French firm-level data that provides a geographical breakdown of French firms ’ import at product level and their sourcing modes in 1999. We find strong empirical support for the theoretical predictions of the model. In particular, high-productivity firms that have a production process intensive in suppliers’ inputs, source their inputs through independent foreign suppliers.

Fabrice Defever; Farid Toubal

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Productivity and the Sourcing Modes of Multinational Firms: Evidence from French Firm-Level Data ?  

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We investigate the role of firm’s total factor productivity in its decision to import from their affiliates rather than from independent input suppliers. We propose a slightly modified version of the Antràs and Helpman (2004) model. We assume higher fixed costs under outsourcing and a firm-specific production function. We use detailed French firm-level data that provides a geographical breakdown of French firms ’ import at product level and their sourcing modes in 1999. We find strong empirical support for the theoretical predictions of the model. In particular, high-productivity firms that have a production process intensive in suppliers ’ inputs source their inputs through independent foreign suppliers.

Fabrice Defever A; Farid Toubal B; Gianmarco Ottaviano; Frédéric Robert-nicoud; Jean-marc Siroen For

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

CERTS customer adoption model  

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seasons load periods energy or power tariff charges CERTS4 p ($/kW) Regulated tariff for energy purchases during hourare: 1. energy pricing data, namely, the SCE tariff details

Rubio, F. Javier; Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Hamachi, Kristina S.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Salt Lake City Area Integrated Projects Electric Power Marketing Final Environmental Impact Statement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Summary.html[6/24/2011 3:03:56 PM] Summary.html[6/24/2011 3:03:56 PM] SUMMARY S.1 DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ACTION The Western Area Power Administration (Western) proposes to establish the level of its commitment (sales) of long- term firm electrical capacity and energy from the Salt Lake City Area Integrated Projects (SLCA/IP) hydroelectric power plants. Power generated by the SLCA/IP facilities or purchased by Western from other sources is provided to Western's customers under contracts that establish the terms for how capacity (generation capacity) and energy (quantity of electrical energy) are to be sold. The contracts also specify amounts of capacity and energy that Western agrees to offer for long-term (greater than 12 months) sale to its customers. These amounts constitute Western's

106

Definition: Firm Transmission Service | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Definition No reegle definition available. Also Known As Firm services Related Terms transmission lines, electricity generation, transmission line, smart grid References ...

107

New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis September 10, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - A new, free online tool developed by a Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory allows users to customize and analyze the environmental impact of various fuels before they are used to create power. Information from the Excel™-based Upstream Dashboard - developed by the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) - can be used with other data or models to build an emissions inventory of various feedstocks as part of a comprehensive lifecycle analysis of the fuels. Lifecycle analysis is a new and innovative way to analyze and compare different pathways for producing power and transportation fuels.

108

LADWP - Non-Residential Custom Performance Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Non-Residential Custom Performance Program Non-Residential Custom Performance Program LADWP - Non-Residential Custom Performance Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Local Government Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Manufacturing Other Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State California Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Lighting: $ 0.05 per kWh saved Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (AC&R): $ 0.14 per kWh saved Other Equipment: $ 0.08 per kWh saved Wet Cleaning: $4,000 per cleaner Provider Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Los Angeles Department of Water and Power offers incentives to non-residential customers for the installation of energy saving measures,

109

New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis September 10, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - A new, free online tool developed by a Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory allows users to customize and analyze the environmental impact of various fuels before they are used to create power. Information from the Excel™-based Upstream Dashboard - developed by the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) - can be used with other data or models to build an emissions inventory of various feedstocks as part of a comprehensive lifecycle analysis of the fuels. Lifecycle analysis is a new and innovative way to analyze and compare different pathways for producing power and transportation fuels.

110

Corporate Investment, Book-to-Market, Firm Size and Stock Returns: Empirical Evidence  

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We examine the empirical relations among firm-level investment growth, market value of equity, bookto-market ratio (B/M), and stock returns. Under the widely used Fama and French (FF) methods, firms classified as big and low-B/M (B/L) significantly accelerate investment prior to the classification year. Their market values of equity rise and their leverage levels diminish. Firms classified as small and high-B/M (S/H) reduce investment and increase leverage. In other words, FF classification methods implicitly assign firms to portfolios conditional on past investment growth. Berk, Green, and Naik (BGN, 1999) offer a model and simulations consistent with such patterns in firm-level fundamentals. BGN’s model also predicts that systematic risk and expected equity returns evolve dynamically with firm-level investment, and that firm fundamentals such as B/M and firm size proxy for investment-related changes in risk. Consistent with BGN, we find that average raw returns vary across portfolios of stocks formed on the basis of past investment growth. We find weakened evidence of a value premium after categorizing stocks by investment growth. Investment growth also has explanatory power in cross-sectional and timeseries regressions of stock returns and appears to provide information similar to that of B/M.

Christopher W. Anderson; Luis Garcia-Feijóo

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0171)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Statement (DOE/EIS-0171) Statement (DOE/EIS-0171) file:///I|/Data%20Migration%20Task/EIS-0171-FEIS-1994/01.htm[6/27/2011 10:47:34 AM] PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0171) Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Title of Proposed Action: PacifiCorp Capacity Power Sale Contract States and Provinces Involved: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Arizona, British Columbia. Abstract: The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has surplus electrical capacity (peakload energy) that BPA projects will not be required to meet its existing obligations. Such obligations include those to meet the loads of firm power customers, pursuant to the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power

112

Estimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market Potential: Integrating Price and Customer Behavior  

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participation, the number of customers enrolling in programsservice (i.e. , the number of customers who do not switch toinformation on the number of customers eligible for their

Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan, Bernie; Cappers, Peter

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

A Fuzzy Classification Model for Online Customers  

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Building and maintaining customer loyalty are important issues in electronic business. By providing customer services, sharing cost benefits with online customers, and rewarding the most valued customers, customer loyalty and customer equity can be improved. With conventional marketing programs, groups or segments of customers are typically constituted according to a small number of attributes. Although corresponding data values may be similar for two customers, they may fall into different classes and be treated differently. With the proposed fuzzy classification model, however, customers with similar behavior and qualifying attributes have similar membership functions and therefore similar customer values. The paper illustrates how webshops can be extended by a fuzzy classification model. This allows webshop administrators to improve customer equity, launch loyalty programs, automate mass customization and personalization issues, and refine marketing campaigns to maximize the real value of the customers. Povzetek: Razvit je model za dolo?anje lojalnosti internetnih kupcev. 1

Andreas Meier; Nicolas Werro

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

PERSPECTIVE: The Myth of Firm Performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Firm performance is one of the most prominent concepts in organizational research. Despite its importance, and despite the many developmental critiques that have appeared over the years, performance continues to be a difficult concept to apply in a scientifically ... Keywords: change, concept-measure mismatches, firm performance, legitimacy

C. Chet Miller, Nathan T. Washburn, William H. Glick

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Customer Service Specialist Job Number: 54844874  

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. The credit company is able to link a customer's identification number with 1 A discussion of signatures can: identification numbers for the customer, the customer's credit company, and the merchant; the amount customers' identities. ffl The credit company will not know what customers buy. Security is implemented

Heller, Barbara

116

Understanding Energy Customers' Profitability: EPRI's Customer Portfolio Management System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Anticipating pressure on revenues and earnings as deregulation of electricity markets proceeds, a number of utilities have taken some very high visibility initiatives to strengthen earnings and bolster revenues. As the results of such actions begin to be recognized as indeterminate at best, and as the onset of customer choice has proven that most customers will choose not to leave "their utility" company, perhaps the time has come to refocus industry attention on growing and maximizing the value of the r...

2000-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

117

In Sweden, big business is the biggest customer of LP firms  

SciTech Connect

This paper reports that unwittingly, in all likelihood, big brother natural gas, which so often proves detrimental to the interests of LPG marketers by moving into their long-established territories, has actually proven a double-barreled boon in Sweden. On the one hand it has made the national LPG-conscious. On the other hand, because of the sparseness of the population its market area is limited to the western edge of the country as it is not a competitor, nor is it likely to become one in the foreseeable future. It was the introduction of natural gas that gave a healthy boost to LPG's fortune in 1985. In the following year, the market, which had been essentially flat since 1975, suddenly began to expand, and it continued to do so through 1990. Since then, however, it has once again flattened out because of the worldwide recession, from which not nation is totally immune.

Clark, W.W.

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Colorado River Storage Project Power Sales Rate History  

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Colorado River Storage Project Power Sales Rate History Updated: 10/2/2009 Rate Schedule Effective Dates Energy (Mills/kWh) Capacity ($/kW-mo.) Combined (Mills/kWh) R4-F1 3/62 - 4/74 3.000 $1.275 6.000 UC-F1 4/74 - 6/77 3.000 $1.320 6.110 UC-F2 (Firm Only) 6/77 - 1/81 3.400 $1.340 6.550 UC-FP2 (Peaking Only) 6/77 - 1/81 N.A. $1.340 N.A. SP-F1 (Firm Only) 1/81 - 6/83 4.000 $1.655 7.890 SP-FP1 (Peaking Only) 1/81 - 6/83 N.A. $1.655 N.A. SP-F2 (Firm Only) 6/83 - 9/87 5.000 $2.090 9.920 SP-FP2 (Peaking Only) 6/83 - 9/87 N.A. $2.090 N.A. None 10/87 - Present N.A. N.A. N.A. Note: Beginning October 1, 1987, all Colorado River Storage Project power became a Salt Lake City Area Integrated Projects resource. As of that date, direct sales to power customers ceased.

119

Customer research, customer-driven design, and business strategy in Massively Multiplayer Online Games  

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This thesis is a part of an exploration of how the relationships between the customers of Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) shape customer experience, and can be used to diminish customer churn and improve customer ...

Andrivet, Sébastien

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Value Modeling of Customer Satisfaction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report discusses a topic of central importance in asset management: the development and use of value models. Value models translate corporate goals into operational measures for use in decision making, such as decisions regarding resource allocation, capital investment, and OM budgeting. In particular, this report deals with modeling the value of customer satisfaction and provides practical guidance on how to use information available in utility customer satisfaction studies to develop value models....

2007-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Webinar for Tribes: Overview of U.S. Department of Energy Power...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

role in delivering federal power to customers, and the methods of determining power rates. The webinar will also include a discussion of preference customer qualifications....

122

Clean Custom Fuels Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Custom Fuels Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Clean Custom Fuels Inc Place Brush Prairie,, Washington State Zip 98606 Sector Biofuels, Biomass Product String representation...

123

Deploying Systems Interoperability and Customer Choice within...  

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Deploying Systems Interoperability and Customer Choice within Smart Grid Title Deploying Systems Interoperability and Customer Choice within Smart Grid Publication Type Conference...

124

Sierra Nevada Region - Western Area Power Administration  

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Contact Us Customers Environmental Review (NEPA) Power Marketing Power Operations The Sierra Nevada Region is one of five offices in the Western Area Power Administration. SN...

125

MCO Customer Handbook PAGE LEFT INTENTIONALLY BLANK TO OUR CUSTOMERS: Acknowledgement MCO Customer Handbook  

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We hope the Mapping Customer Operations (MCO) Customer Assistance Handbook fits your needs as a handy reference tool to obtain the best possible support from DLA. We have made every effort to ensure the information contained is accurate and current; however we appreciate any and all corrections as well as your feedback. The MCO Customer Handbook is also available at our web site www.dscr.dla.mil/rmf. From there, follow the link to “Customer Assistance Handbook.” We would like to recognize the many contributors and supporters of this handbook, each of whom played an integral role in developing and maintaining this resource. We are grateful and hope their efforts provide you the best insight into the mapping supply chain process. Thank you!

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2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management | National Nuclear  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management | National Nuclear Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our Operations > Acquisition and Project Management > Office of Financial Field Management > Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management

127

EIS-0370: Windy Gap Firming Project, Colorado | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0: Windy Gap Firming Project, Colorado EIS-0370: Windy Gap Firming Project, Colorado Summary This EIS, prepared by the Department of the Interior (Bureau of Reclamation, Great...

128

Empirical essays on firm behavior in India  

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In this thesis, I study the behavior of industrial firms in India in the electricity market and with respect to locational choice and environmental regulation. In the first chapter, I study the competitive effects of ...

Ryan, Nicholas (Nicholas James)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Economic Activity of Firms and Asset Prices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this review we survey the recent research on the fundamental determinants of stock returns. These studies explore how firms' systematic risk and their investment and production decisions are jointly determined in ...

Kogan, Leonid

130

Firm Size And Higher Education Graduate  

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of Tables 1. West Virginia Public Higher Education Graduate Work Participation By Area Of Concentration .................................................................................................1 Employment And Annualized Wages By West Virginia Firm Employment Size.....................................................18 Appendix I: Detailed Description Of Employment Data .........................................19

Mohaghegh, Shahab

131

Essays on taxation and firm behavior  

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This dissertation consists of three essays that examine the impact of tax policy of firm behavior. The first chapter uses new well-level production data on California oil wells and after-tax producer prices to estimate how ...

Rao, Nirupama S

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Otter Tail Power Company- Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Grant Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Otter Tail Power Company Grants for Conservation Program allows its commercial and industrial customers to submit energy-saving proposals and receive grants for their custom efficiency projects....

133

Understanding Customer Choice Processes Using Neural Networks  

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of these dimensions, we try to find the number of relevant dimensions and the coordinates of customers and products are grouped into a small number of cat­ egories. Every customer has to buy a product from each category/options the model buys, but the customers do not, added to the number of products/options the customers buy

Kosters, Walter

134

Do Firms Choose Their Stock Liquidity? A Study of Innovative Firms and Their Stock Liquidity ?  

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We ask whether firms can choose, or at least influence, their stock liquidity. We analyze a sample of firms that, we hypothesize, will value stock liquidity more than other firms – innovative firms that primarily hold intangible assets and expect to raise capital from the stock market. Consistent with their reliance on equity markets, we find that innovative firms have higher liquidity and that they take a variety of actions (e.g., frequent earnings guidance, stock splits etc) that help keep their stock more liquid. Maintaining liquidity appears to be less of a concern when innovative firms have greater access to other sources of capital. Given their low leverage, there is greater reliance on monitoring by large equity-holders and incentive contracts to help resolve agency issues, rather than banks or other creditors: consistent with the greater institutional ownership, higher likelihood of blockholders, and more incentivized CEO compensation contracts in these firms. The marginal impact on firm value (Tobin’s Q) of a plausibly exogenous increase in liquidity (e.g., following decimalization of stock prices) is greater for innovative firms, especially when CEOs have strong incentive contracts. Innovative activity tends to increase in the wake of such liquidity enhancements.

Nishant Dass; Vikram N; Steven Chong Xiao; Nikunj Kapadia; Simi Kedia; Pete Kyle; Er Ljungqvist

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Hierarchical sizing and biasing of analog firm intellectual properties  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A hierarchical sizing and biasing methodology for analog firm intellectual properties (IPs) is presented. An analog firm IP designates an unsized transistor netlist of an analog circuit. The methodology sizes and biases an analog firm IP by automatically ... Keywords: Analog design, Analog firm IP, Modeling, Reuse, Simulation, Sizing, Synthesis

Ramy Iskander; Marie-Minerve LouëRat; Andreas Kaiser

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Test and Evaluation of Two Microturbines at Customer Sites  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This program focused on installing distributed resources (DR) systems at customer sites, then performing a series of tests based on a selected protocol. Tests included evaluation of heat rate, air and noise emissions, power quality, and an economic analysis for each DR technology in the program.

2001-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

137

The effect of own-firm and other-firm experience on foreign direct investment survival  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We argue that foreign firms operating in a host country generate information spillovers that have potential value for later foreign direct investment. We test two predictions. First, we expect foreign direct investments by firms with experience in a host country to be more likely to survive than investments made by first-time entrants. Second, foreign direct investments will be more likely to survive the greater the foreign presence in the target industry at the time of investment, subject to two contingencies. The first contingency is that the relationship will be weak or nonexistent among firms with no experience in the host country, because these firms have difficulty evaluating and taking advantage of the information spillovers. The second contingency is that the presence of other foreign firms will not affect investment survival among firms that already have a presence in the target industry and undertake expansion. These firms already possess general information about the target industries and are unlikely to gain additional benefit from information spillovers. We find supportive evidence based on the survival to 1992 among 354 U.S. investments undertaken by foreign firms in manufacturing industries

J. Myles Shaver; Will Mitchell; Bernard Yeung

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Do Private Firms Invest Dierently than Public Firms? Taking Cues from the Natural Gas Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Do Private Firms Invest Dierently than Public Firms? Taking Cues from the Natural Gas Industry Erik and public rms using a unique dataset of onshore U.S. natural gas producers. In rm-level regressions we nd that investments by private rms are 68% less responsive to changes in natural gas prices, a measure that captures

Lin, Xiaodong

139

Are New IT-Enabled Investment Opportunities Diminishing for Firms?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Today, few firms could survive for very long without their computer systems. IT has permeated every corner of firms. Firms have reached the current state in their use of IT because IT has provided myriad opportunities for firms to improve performance ... Keywords: IT and firm performance, IT value, business value of IT, event study, financial market evaluation, information technology industry, macroeconomic news, stock price volatility

Brian L. Dos Santos; Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng; Vijay S. Mookerjee; Hongyu Chen

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Buena Vista Biomass Power LCC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Power LCC Jump to: navigation, search Name Buena Vista Biomass Power LCC Place California Sector Biomass Product California-based firm developing and operating an 18MW biomass...

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141

Financial constraints and firms' investment: results of a natural experiment measuring firm response to power interruption  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

as a natural experiment to reveal the e¤ect of ?nancing constraints on ?rms?ability to substitute speci?cally for de?cient public services and more generally to acquired complementary capital. The analysis of the ?rm-level data from Sub-Saharan Africa... shows that, controlling for other factors, ?rms with a better access to credit are also more likely to invest into private substitutes when public services are de?cient. Consistent with the predictions of the theoretical model these ?ndings indicate...

Steinbuks, J

142

MSTC - Microsystems Science, Technology, and Components - Custom  

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Custom Microsystems Solutions Custom Microsystems Solutions Microsystems Home Custom Microsystems Solutions Microsystems R&D Services Capabilities and Technologies Facilities Trusted Microsystems General Info About Us Awards Contacts Doing Business with Us Fact Sheets MESA News Custom Microsystems Solutions ASICS Chemical/Bio Sensors Custom Discretes MEMS Compound Semiconductors The breadth and depth of expertise, capabilities and facilities allows Sandia's Microsystems Center the flexibility to provide custom microsystem-based solutions. By integrating a diverse base of technologies, design expertise, and fabrication options we are able to develop unique solutions for the challenging and wide-ranging problems of today. Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) Digital ASIC Mixed-Signal ASIC

143

Advanced Metering, Value-Added Services, and Communications-Based Applications for National Account Customers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the electric utility industry progresses toward deregulation, many different approaches will be used by customers and energy brokers to leverage their buying power through bulk electricity purchases. This report documents interviews with national account customers to determine the advanced information, communications, and metering systems needed to deliver, monitor, and bill such purchases.

1997-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

144

The Effect on Electricity Consumption of the Commonwealth Edison Customer Application Program Pilot: Phase 1, Appendices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides appendices that support Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) report 1022703, which describes the Phase 1 analysis of some aspects of residential customers' response to Commonwealth Edison's Customer Application Plan (CAP). This report contains technical materials that describe in detail all of the methods employed in conducting the Phase 1 analysis and presents the results of the application of those methods.

2011-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

145

Customer churn prediction in telecommunications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a new set of features for land-line customer churn prediction, including 2 six-month Henley segmentation, precise 4-month call details, line information, bill and payment information, account information, demographic profiles, service ... Keywords: Churn prediction, Decision Trees, Evolutionary Data Mining Algorithms, Imbalanced datasets, Linear Classifications, Logistic Regressions, Multilayer Perceptron Neural Networks, Naive Bayes, ROC and AUC techniques, Support Vector Machines

Bingquan Huang; Mohand Tahar Kechadi; Brian Buckley

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Appendices — Understanding Electric Utility Customers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI report 1023562 provides a synthesis of the body of evidence regarding the major factors that affect how customers value and use electricity; this companion report contains five appendices to support that document. Appendix A provides additional background on price elasticity of demand as a companion to the economics of demand discussion in Section 2 of 1023562. Appendix B provides tables detailing elements of the experimental designs for the 10 pricing pilots examined in Section 3 of 1023562; Append...

2012-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

147

Customer Response to RTP in Competitive Markets: A Study ofNiagara Mohawk's Standard Offer Tariff  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Utilizing load, price, and survey data for 119 largecustomers that paid competitively determined hourly electricity pricesannounced the previous day between 2000 and 2004, this study providesinsight into the factors that determine the intensity of price response.Peak and off-peak electricity can be: perfect complements, substitutes,or substitutes where high peak prices cause temporary disconnection fromthe grid, as for some firms with on-site generation. The averageelasticity of substitution is 0.11. Thirty percent of the customers usepeak and off-peak electricity in fixed proportions. The 18 percent withelasticities greater than 0.10 provide 75 percent of the aggregate priceresponse. In contrast to Industrial customers, Commercial/Retail andGovernment/Education customers are more price responsive on hot days andwhen the ratio of peak to off-peak prices is high. Price responsivenessis not substantially reduced when customers operate near peak usage.Diversity of customer circumstances and price response suggest dynamicpricing is suited for some, but not all customers.

Boisvert, Richard N.; Cappers, Peter; Goldman, Charles; Neenan,Bernie; Hopper, Nicole

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Gradually Truncated Log-normal distribution- Size distribution of firms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Many natural and economical phenomena are described through power law or log-normal distributions. In these cases, probability decreases very slowly with step size compared to normal distribution. Thus it is essential to cut-off these distributions for larger step size. Recently we introduce the gradually truncated power law distribution to successfully describe variation of financial, educational, physical and citation index. In the present work, we introduce gradually truncated log-normal distribution in which we gradually cut-off larger steps due to physical limitation of the system. We applied this distribution successfully to size distribution of USA´s manufactoring firms which is measured through their annual sell. The physical limitation are due to limited market size or shortage of highly competent executives. I.

Hari M. Gupta; José R. Campanha

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions 1. Who owns energy consumption data? SCE Response: Customer-specific data gathered or developed by a utility in the course of providing utility services is owned by the utility. Such data is subject to confidentiality and privacy requirements. In California, customers have the right to access their customer- specific information and can authorize third-party access to their information. 2. Who should be entitled to privacy protections relating to energy information? SCE Response: All customers receiving electric service from a utility should be entitled to privacy protections relating to their customer-specific energy information. Furthermore, utilities should not be required to enforce the compliance of customer-authorized third

150

Trustworthy Customer Services | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Trustworthy Customer Services Trustworthy Customer Services Trustworthy Customer Services January 15, 2014 8:30AM EST to January 16, 2014 4:00PM EST Registration link: CHRIS 002452/0001$400.00 Course Type: Classroom Course Location: Forrestal RM GH-043 Course Description: In this interactive course, participants learn how to improve their customer service skills to build stronger and more effective relationships with customers, and to improve their overall individual and organizational effectiveness. Participants learn how to identify customers and their needs, and learn the fundamental attributes of strong customer service skills. The course uses a series of mini case studies and individual assessments to help participants focus on the steps they need to take to provide exceptional customer service. Participants receive a set of

151

Emotion detection in email customer care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prompt and knowledgeable responses to customers' emails are critical in maximizing customer satisfaction. Such emails often contain complaints about unfair treatment due to negligence, incompetence, rigid protocols, unfriendly systems, and unresponsive ...

Narendra Gupta; Mazin Gilbert; Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Custom Coolers: Order (2013-CE-5315)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

DOE ordered Custom Coolers, LLC to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Custom Coolers had failed to certify that certain models of walk-in cooler and freezer components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

153

Customer segmentation in the medical devices industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis addresses Company X's concerns about its product shipment options. The company ships over 70% of its products to its customers using the primary service provider that ensures that the product is at the customer ...

Basu, Probal

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Alta Power Group LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Product California-based firm specializing in advisory services for the renewable energy market. References Alta Power Group LLC1 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile...

155

Nanoparticle Superlattices for Custom-designed ...  

Wind Energy; Partners (27) Visual Patent Search; Success Stories; News; Events; Industrial Technologies Nanoparticle Superlattices for Custom-designed ...

156

Custom Engineered Microcompartments for Enzyme Efficiency ...  

Biomass and Biofuels Custom Engineered Microcompartments for Enzyme Efficiency Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Contact LBL About This ...

157

Macroeconomic Conditions, Firm Characteristics, and ... - Springer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

rate as well as the dynamics of the asset value of the issuing firm. ..... each credit rating over a given horizon, the calibration yields a distinctive value of ..... Conference in Venice, Italy, the 2004 FMA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, and at ...

158

Utilities Sell Lighting, Cooling and Heating to Large Customers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The electric utility industry is entering an era of unprecedented competition. Competition from traditional sources such as natural gas companies, customer cogeneration, and independent power producers are being joined by new sources of competition, namely, other electric utilities. Compounding this situation are two recent occurrences: 1) the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 which encourages wheeling, and 2) the trend toward institutional and industrial customers outsourcing energy generation and production facilities to third-parties. The electric utility industry is searching for ways to combat this competition, develop more value-added services for their customers, and establish long-term contractual relationships with their important customers. Many utilities are considering selling customers not just electrical energy but the more usable forms of energy like lumens of light, chilled water, hot water, and steam. This paper and presentation will outline the recent and near future electric utility operating environment, introduce the numerous benefits that electric utilities derive from selling end-use output, and outline a number of utility efforts to develop end-use products and services.

Horne, M. L.; Zien, H. B.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Impacts of Western Area Power Administration`s power marketing alternatives on utility demand-side management and conservation and renewable energy programs  

SciTech Connect

The Western Area Power Administration (Western) requires all of its long-term firm power customers to implement programs that promote the conservation of electric energy or facilitate the use of renewable energy resources. Western has also proposed that all customers develop integrated resource plans that include cost-effective demand-side management programs. As part of the preparation of Western`s Electric Power Marketing Environmental Impact Statement, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) developed estimates of the reductions in energy demand resulting from Western`s conservation and renewable energy activities in its Salt Lake City Area Office. ANL has also estimated the energy-demand reductions from cost-effective, demand-side management programs that could be included in the integrated resource plans of the customers served by Western`s Salt Lake City Area Office. The results of this study have been used to adjust the expected hourly demand for Western`s major systems in the Salt Lake City Area. The expected hourly demand served as the basis for capacity expansion plans develops with ANL`s Production and Capacity Expansion (PACE) model.

Cavallo, J.D.; Germer, M.F.; Tompkins, M.M.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Modeling of customer adoption of distributed energy resources  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Customer Adoption of Distributed Energy Resources Ozbek, A.Customer Adoption of Distributed Energy Resources Figure 39.Customer Adoption of Distributed Energy Resources REFERENCES

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Two-way data communication between utility and customer  

SciTech Connect

Distribution automation is the remote control of the distribution network that carries power from local substations to customer meters. The system, which seems to be feasible for the near future, provides two-way communication between utility and customer; not only must the utility operator be able to issue commands to automated equipment but the customer's meter must be able to answer the controller, reporting status and relaying data. Although there are other available, three types of communication systems are being investigated at present as the most feasible: power line carrier, telephone, and radio. Each system has its own special capabilities and limitations. Hybrid systems (two or more different communication systems) are also a possibility. Besides fault location and service restoration, distribution automation could facilitate time-of-day metering, load control, voltage control, and even meter reading. Most aspects of this two-way communication are accepted as beneficial by the customer; load control, however, which could selectively interfere with major appliances like water heaters, air conditioners, etc., during peak demand by selectively switching them off to level peak loads, might not be so readily acceptable. (SAC)

Lihach, N.; Blair, W.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Inquiries into the behavior of emerging market firms  

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This dissertation addresses two aspects of firm behavior in emerging markets. Chapters 1 and 3 consider the decision of firms to borrow in domestic or foreign currency and the implications of this decision on fixed capital ...

Cowan, Kevin

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Dynamic Efficiency and the Regulated Firm: Evidence from Interfirm Trade in Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents an empirical analysis of the value of a coordinated market exchange mechanism. I present a model of efficient trading mechanisms under uncertainty, and develop a measure of the value of an interfirm trade agreement in the context of sequential `buy-versus-produce' decisionmaking by firms. The theory is applied to estimate the value of a formal trading institution in the California electricity market, where an interutility power pool has been proposed to restructure the electric power industry. I develop an empirical model of the optimal production and trading decisions for a firm in such a pool, and estimate state-contingent willingness-to-trade functions for each of the four major utilities in this market. With this information, I estimate the distribution of future costs that would obtain if an efficient exchange mechanism arbitraged away observed differences between willingness-to-buy and willingness-to-sell among the sample firms. The principal finding is that with the simple, relatively state-independent bilateral contracts observed in this market, the sample firms achieve within 4% of the theoretical minimum expected costs available with a complete statecontingent exchange mechanism. This difference represents an opportunity cost of approximately $250 million per year. I conclude with regulatory and managerial explanations for the absence of a more efficient state-contingent trading mechanism, and implications for deregulating electric power markets.

Matthew W. White; Matthew W. White; Alvin Klevorick; Daniel Mcfadden; Ariel Pakes

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Power Marketing - Sierra Nevada Region - Western Area Power Administra...  

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Help Environment News in SNR Power Marketing Customer Representatives BR and CVP Forecasts Contracts Rates RA Capacity Scheduling & Resources Senate Bill 1305 2015 Resource...

165

The Impact of Forest Certification on Firm Financial Performance in ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

empirically the impact of environmental certification on firm financial performance ... QMI: Quality Management Institute; SFI: Sustainable. Forestry Initiative; SCS: ...

166

Definition: Non-Firm Transmission Service | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

available. Also Known As Interruptible Load or Interruptible Demand Related Terms transmission lines, electricity generation, transmission line, firm transmission service,...

167

Production Economics Modeling and Analysis of Polluting firms: The Production Frontier Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As concern grows about energy and environment issues, energy and environmental modeling and related policy analysis are critical issues for today's society. Polluting firms such as coal power plants play an important role in providing electricity to drive the U.S. economy as well as producing pollution that damages the environment and human health. This dissertation is intended to model and estimate polluting firms' production using nonparametric methods. First, frontier production function of polluting firms is characterized by weak disposability between outputs and pollutants to reflecting the opportunity cost to reduce pollutants. The StoNED method is extended to estimate a weak disposability frontier production function accounting for random noise in the data. The method is applied to the U.S. coal power plants under the Acid Rain Program to find the average technical inefficiency and shadow price of SO2 and NOx. Second, polluting firms' production processes are modeled characterizing both the output production process and the pollution abatement process. Using the law of conservation of mass applied to the pollution abatement process, this dissertation develops a new frontier pollutant function which then is used to find corresponding marginal abatement cost of pollutants. The StoNEZD method is applied to estimate a frontier pollutant function considering the vintage of capital owned by the polluting firms. The method is applied to estimate the average NOx marginal abatement cost for the U.S. coal power plants under the current Clean Air Interstate Rule NOx program. Last, the effect of a technical change on marginal abatement costs are investigated using an index decomposition technique. The StoNEZD method is extended to estimate sequential frontier pollutant functions reflecting the innovation in pollution reduction. The method is then applied to estimate a technical change effect on a marginal abatement cost of the U.S. coal power plants under the current Clean Air Interstate Rule NOx program.

Mekaroonreung, Maethee

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Using Customers' Reported Forecasts to Predict Future Sales  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Using Customers' Reported Forecasts to Predict Future Sales Nihat Altintas , Alan Montgomery orders using forecasts provided by their customers. Our goal is to improve the supplier's operations through a better un- derstanding of the customers's forecast behavior. Unfortunately, customer forecasts

Murphy, Robert F.

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PowerProjections2003(FPavgusing8-03water)(avgalloc-5yearstepup...  

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01 AM Average Hydro Forecast - Depletions capped in 2009 Customer allocations set to step up from FY2004 allocation to the average generation forecast WY Net Gen (GWh) Total Firm...

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PowerProjections2003(FPavgusing8-03water)(medalloc-5yearstepup...  

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29 AM Average Hydro Forecast - Depletions capped in 2009 Customer allocations set to step up from FY2004 allocation to the Median generation forecast WY Net Gen (GWh) Total Firm...

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PowerProjections2003(FPavgusing8-03water)(avgalloc)II.PDF  

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2:49 PM Average Hydro Forecast - Depletions capped in 2009 Customer allocations set to average generation forecast WY Net Gen Total Firm Project Use Total Load Purch @ Load AHP...

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PowerProjections2003(FPavgusing8-03water)(medalloc-10yearstepup...  

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19 AM Average Hydro Forecast - Depletions capped in 2009 Customer allocations set to step up from FY2004 allocation to the Median generation forecast WY Net Gen (GWh) Total Firm...

173

Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives Eligibility Commercial Industrial...

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NREL: News - NREL Report Firms Up Land-Use Requirements of Solar  

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NREL Report Firms Up Land-Use Requirements of Solar NREL Report Firms Up Land-Use Requirements of Solar Study shows solar for 1,000 homes would require 32 acres July 30, 2013 The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a report on the land use requirements of solar power plants based on actual land-use practices from existing solar facilities. "Having real data from a majority of the solar plants in the United States will help people make proper comparisons and informed decisions," lead author Sean Ong said. The report, "Land-use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States," was written with NREL colleagues Clinton Campbell, Robert Margolis, Paul Denholm and Garvin Heath. Ong gathered data from 72% of the solar power plants installed or under

175

Ethiopia-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ethiopia-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Ethiopia-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Ethiopia-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name Ethiopia-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Ethiopia UN Region Central America References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1]

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UNEP-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

UNEP-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) UNEP-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: UNEP-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name UNEP-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1] "The Government of Denmark will provide US$6 million to the new programme

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Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: UNEP-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name UNEP-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Vietnam UN Region Central America References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1]

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Costa Rica-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Costa Rica-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Costa Rica-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Costa Rica-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name Costa Rica-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Costa Rica UN Region Central America References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1]

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DSW Power Projects  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Power Projects Contact DSW Customers Customer Meetings Environmental Review-NEPA Operations & Maintenance Planning & Projects Power Marketing Power Projects Contact DSW Customers Customer Meetings Environmental Review-NEPA Operations & Maintenance Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates DSW Power Projects Boulder Canyon: Straddling the Colorado River near the Arizona-Nevada border, Hoover Dam in Boulder Canyon creates Lake Mead. River waters turning turbines at Hoover Powerplant produce about 2,074 MW--enough electricity for nearly 8 million people. Western markets this power to public utilities in Arizona, California and Nevada over 53.30 circuit-miles of transmission line. Central Arizona: Authorized in 1968, the Central Arizona Project in Arizona and western New Mexico was built to improve water resources in the Colorado River Basin. Segments of the authorization allowed for Federal participation in the Navajo Generating Station. The Federal share of the powerplant's combined capacity is 547 MW.

180

Understanding Electric Utility Customers -- Summary Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

How customers use and value electricity has been a subject of study and debate for many decades. A better understanding of how customers use electricity could help the industry find ways to improve energy efficiency.  In addition, our ability to encourage more efficient consumption through feedback, control technology, and dynamic pricing is better and less costly than it has ever been due to technology advancements.Despite decades of research into how customers use and value ...

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Loveland Water & Power- Refrigerator Recycling Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Loveland Water & Power is providing an incentive for its customers to recycle their old refrigerators. Interested customers can call the utility to arrange a time to pick up the old...

182

Public utilities supply solar energy to eager customers  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This articles examines how photovoltaic power is an alternative source of energy that can help utilities earn goodwill from their customers for being innovative, saving money, and reducing harmful emissions. Planners at municipal utilities are discovering the advantages that photovoltaic (PV) power offers. In addition to the thousands of private, federal, state, and commercial PV systems installed during the last 20 years, more than 65 cities in 24 states also have installed such systems. PV power is cost effective in selected utility applications today, and those applications are expanding every year. PV can be useful in applications ranging from low-power uses to decentralized applications to large, central stations. Public utilities in Austin and Sacramento are among those successfully using PV power for all three types of applications.

NONE

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Electric retail market options: The customer perspective  

SciTech Connect

This report describes various options that are now available for retail electric customers, or that may become available during the next few years as the electric utility industry restructures. These options include different ways of meeting demand for energy services, different providers of service or points of contact with providers, and different pricing structures for purchased services. Purpose of this document is to examine these options from the customer`s perspective: how might being a retail electric customer in 5--10 years differ from now? Seizing opportunities to reduce cost of electric service is likely to entail working with different service providers; thus, transaction costs are involved. Some of the options considered are speculative. Some transitional options include relocation, customer-built/operated transmission lines, municipalization, self-generation, and long-term contracts with suppliers. All these may change or diminish in a restructured industry. Brokers seem likely to become more common unless restructuring takes the form of mandatory poolcos (wholesale). Some options appear robust, ie, they are likely to become more common regardless of how restructuring is accomplished: increased competition among energy carriers (gas vs electric), real-time pricing, etc. This report identified some of the qualitative differences among the various options. For customers using large amounts of electricity, different alternatives are likely to affect greatly service price, transaction costs, tailoring service to customer preferences, and risks for customer. For retail customers using small amounts of electricity, there may be little difference among the options except service price.

Hadley, S.W.; Hillsman, E.L.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Office of Headquarters Procurement Services - Employee Customer...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and timely. - MA-64 contracting personnel will set appropriate notifications within STRIPES so that applicable MA-64 customers will be notified as a procurement transaction...

185

Building a Better Capacitor with Custom Nanorods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Apr 10, 2013 ... Building a Better Capacitor with Custom Nanorods ... This can enable the capacitor to store more energy, extract that energy more quickly, and ...

186

Building a Database to Predict Customer Needs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the customers who would respond to the lower prices, and determine what ... projected from current records using projective visualization (PV), a new ...

2006-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

187

Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Alberto Brause. 2007. Does monitoring improve labourDoes Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers? Guojun He* andworkers well-being. Auditing does not affect the suppliers’

He, Goujun; Perloff, Jeffrey M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Reinventing information services to increase customer satisfaction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the author presents her view of the role of an information service and proposes means of improving information customer service and satisfaction. The emphasis of the paper is on placing the primary value on the information customer rather than on the information itself. After receiving a request for information, the information service should strive for speed and accuracy of service to provide full-text sources in a language and format convenient to the customer. The author stresses that information professionals need to re-evaluate their roles to correctly assess and rectify customers` information deficiencies.

Madison, J.E.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Estimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market Potential: Integrating Price and Customer Behavior  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

reductions in their class peak demand in response to pricesresidential customers with peak demand greater than 350 kWs) Eligible Customers (peak demand) > 1,500 kW > 2000 kW >

Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan, Bernie; Cappers, Peter

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Exporting licensing regulations affecting US geothermal firms  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document presents a brief introduction and overview of the Department of Commerce's Export Administration Regulations which might affect potential US geothermal goods exporters. It is intended to make US geothermal firms officials aware of the existence of such regulations and to provide them with references, contacts and phone numbers where they can obtain specific and detailed information and assistance. It must be stressed however, that the ultimate responsibility for complying with the above mentioned regulations lies with the exporter who must consult the complete version of the regulations.

Not Available

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Customer Strategies for Responding to Day-Ahead Market HourlyElectricity Pricing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Real-time pricing (RTP) has been advocated as an economically efficient means to send price signals to customers to promote demand response (DR) (Borenstein 2002, Borenstein 2005, Ruff 2002). However, limited information exists that can be used to judge how effectively RTP actually induces DR, particularly in the context of restructured electricity markets. This report describes the second phase of a study of how large, non-residential customers' adapted to default-service day-ahead hourly pricing. The customers are located in upstate New York and served under Niagara Mohawk, A National Grid Company (NMPC)'s SC-3A rate class. The SC-3A tariff is a type of RTP that provides firm, day-ahead notice of hourly varying prices indexed to New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) day-ahead market prices. The study was funded by the California Energy Commission (CEC)'s PIER program through the Demand Response Research Center (DRRC). NMPC's is the first and longest-running default-service RTP tariff implemented in the context of retail competition. The mix of NMPC's large customers exposed to day-ahead hourly prices is roughly 30% industrial, 25% commercial and 45% institutional. They have faced periods of high prices during the study period (2000-2004), thereby providing an opportunity to assess their response to volatile hourly prices. The nature of the SC-3A default service attracted competitive retailers offering a wide array of pricing and hedging options, and customers could also participate in demand response programs implemented by NYISO. The first phase of this study examined SC-3A customers' satisfaction, hedging choices and price response through in-depth customer market research and a Constant Elasticity of Substitution (CES) demand model (Goldman et al. 2004). This second phase was undertaken to answer questions that remained unresolved and to quantify price response to a higher level of granularity. We accomplished these objectives with a second customer survey and interview effort, which resulted in a higher, 76% response rate, and the adoption of the more flexible Generalized Leontief (GL) demand model, which allows us to analyze customer response under a range of conditions (e.g. at different nominal prices) and to determine the distribution of individual customers' response.

Goldman, Chuck; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan,Bernie; Boisvert, Dick; Cappers, Peter; Pratt, Donna; Butkins, Kim

2005-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

192

Programmers are from Mars, customers are from Venus: a practical guide for customers on XP projects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Extreme Programming and other Agile methods have a dedicated customer role that acts as the interface between development teams and their clients, sponsors, and end-users. The customer is critical to agile projects, but there is little research, ... Keywords: XP, agile methods, customer, extreme programming

Angela Martin; James Noble; Robert Biddle

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Attention Wells Fargo and Wachovia customers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Attention Wells Fargo and Wachovia customers Are you a Wells Fargo or Wachovia mortgage customer Angeles, CA March , & : am to : pm You'll personally meet with a Wells Fargo representative who-inswelcomebutregistrationisrecommended. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage is a division of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. All rights

Southern California, University of

194

PERFORMANCE-LED HR Is Customer Centricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

: Support Account: Sub Code: (to be completed by Fiscal Office) Date Billed: Company Name: Customer ID for tracking purposes. Maximum of 7 characters allowed Purchase order number provided by the customer-digit SL 5-digit SA Date the form is completed Reference number assigned by requesting department

Meju, Max

195

Custom chip/card design system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Custom Chip/Card Design System (CCDS) is a set of software applications, tied together via a common data interchange, that is used for the design, analysis, and checking of custom electronic circuits. CCDS is intended to unite the separate electrical, ...

A. M. Barone; J. K. Morrell

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Customer data mining for lifestyle segmentation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A good relationship between companies and customers is a crucial factor of competitiveness. Market segmentation is a key issue for companies to develop and maintain loyal relationships with customers as well as to promote the increase of company sales. ... Keywords: Clustering, Lifestyle, Retailing, Segmentation

V. L. Miguéis; A. S. Camanho; João Falcão e Cunha

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Utilities offer photovoltaic systems to remote residential customers  

SciTech Connect

From Idaho to Arizona and Nevada to Colorado, utilities across the U.S. are beginning to offer remote homeowners an option that may seem unusual today, but might be commonplace in the future. Would-be customers who do not live close to the electric grid may choose the option of photovoltaic (PV) systems to supply their electricity as an alternative to expensive line extension. These customers typically live and/or farm in rural sections of the country. Others own vacation homes far from towns or cities. Solar-powered energy systems have already proven successful for powering pumps to water livestock, and for lights and communications devices in locations far from established sources of electricity. Rather than receiving the customary electric bill for metered service, customers will pay a set rate to use the PV system, which the utility will own and maintain. The initial cost of purchasing the system can be much lower than extending the utility line (which can cost $20,000 a mile). From the utility's standpoint, it saves on investing in lines that stand to generate small profits because of the small load and resultant energy sales.

Van Arsdall, A.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Definition: Customer Web Portal | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Web Portal Web Portal Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Customer Web Portal A web site designed to allow customers to view information related to their electricity usage, including consumption data, pricing information, billing information, and other messages and resources from the utility or third party energy services provider. The web portal may also be used to allow customers to provide information back to providers. Customer web portals may be accessed through web browsers or applications on personal computers or mobile devices such as smart phones.[1] Related Terms electricity generation References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/customer_web_portal [[C LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ategory: Smart Grid Definitions|Template:BASEPAGENAME]]

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Definition: Customer System Communications Network | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

System Communications Network System Communications Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Customer System Communications Network The communications network or networks between the customers' premise and the utility, designed to provide two-way communications between customer systems and utility information systems. These networks can utilize wired or wireless connections, and can be utility-owned or provided as services by a third party.[1] Related Terms system References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/customer_system_communications_network [[C LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ategory: Smart Grid Definitions|Template:BASEPAGENAME]] Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Customer_System_Communications_Network&oldid=480382"

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Getting it right for customers  

SciTech Connect

As the race to deregulate heats up, one company has set the early pace. American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), which serves 7 million people from Indiana to Tennessee, has already restructured itself, separating its power generation activities from its delivery of energy services. In the process, the company has wholeheartedly embraced competition, says E. Linn Draper, Jr., the chief executive officer of AEP, which is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. {open_quotes}In fact, AEP was among the first electric power companies to offer access to its transmission grid to all parties under the same terms and conditions available to AEP subsidiary companies,{close_quotes} Draper says. Essential to the transition is the repeal of such antiquated federal laws as the Public Utilities Holding Company Act and the Public Utility Regulatory Policy Act. {open_quotes}Times change, and laws that once helped achieve worthwhile objectives can ultimately stand in the way of progress,{close_quotes} Draper says.

Draper, E.L. Jr. [American Electric Power Company, Columbus, OH (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Effects of Relational Factors and Channel Climate on EDI Usage in the Customer-Supplier Relationship  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Managing electronic trading partner relationships is a key to successful development of an interorganizational systems (IOS) network. Firms often exercise their power and offer reciprocal investments to their trading partners in developing an IOS network. ... Keywords: Buyer–, Seller Relationships, Electronic Data Interchange, Information Technology Use, Interorganizational Relations And Cooperation, Interorganizational Systems

Jai-Yeol Son; Sridhar Narasimhan; Frederick J. Riggins

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Synthesizing Utility Experiences in Educating and Engaging Customers in Smart Meter/Smart Grid Deployments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) co-sponsored a Synthesizing Utility Experiences in Educating and Engaging Customers in Smart Meter/Smart Grid Deployments workshop that was held July 7–8, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois. The workshop objective was to explore issues and encourage dialogue about experiences in designing and implementing effective customer education awareness campaigns in conjunction with wide-scale deployment of smart ...

2012-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

203

Power Technologies Energy Data Book: Fourth Edition, Chapter...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Table 7.5 - Electricity Trade (Billion Kilowatthours) 1980 1990 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030 Interregional Electricity Trade Gross Domestic Firm Power Trade...

204

Global Wind Power Ltd GWP | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GWP Jump to: navigation, search Name Global Wind Power Ltd. (GWP) Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Zip 400 059 Sector Wind energy Product Mumbai-based firm involved in...

205

Cargo Power and Infrastructure Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ltd Place New Delhi, Delhi (NCT), India Zip 110002 Sector Solar Product Delhi-based car dealers. The firm is developing solar projects. References Cargo Power and...

206

REQUESTS FOR PAYMENTS UNDER FIRM-FIXED PRICE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS  

REQUESTS FOR PAYMENTS UNDER FIRM-FIXED PRICE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS Author: wshelto Last modified by: wshelto Created Date: 2/28/2008 3:26:00 PM Company:

207

Analysis of Firm Transportation Contracts: Results and Methodology  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The pipeline companies must provide firm transportation ... 1996, no rollover amount, and a contract length of 1 year or more. Energy Information ...

208

SF6432-FP (02-01-12) Firm Fixed Price  

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SF 6432-FP (072013) Section II STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FIRM-FIXED PRICE CONTRACTS THE FOLLOWING CLAUSES APPLY TO THIS CONTRACT AS INDICATED UNLESS...

209

Y-12 cleaning technology licensed by Knoxville engineering firm...  

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firm recently became the newest licensee of technology developed at the Y-12 National Security Complex. MK Technologies Corporation is now the exclusive commercial patent...

210

Trading in power: the potential for US-Canadian electricity exchange  

SciTech Connect

Electricity is one of the most important forms of future energy in the US and Canada. Government officials and utility planners in both countries increasingly view exchanges of electricity by long-term contract as mutually beneficial. Recent developments in world politics, technological and environmental complications, and economic considerations, including supply and price, have combined to make increased electricity trade a promising option. Purchases of firm-capacity Canadian electricity would lower rates for US customers and allow US utilities to postpone construction of new nuclear or coal-fired generating plants. Providing enough domestic capacity to meet projected demand to the year 2000 might require as much as $180 billion in capital investment in the Northeast and Midwest alone. Canadian imports would allow US utilities to diversify their supplies and retire oil-fired plants, and would reduce the need for excess capacity as reserve power. The issues involved in the importing of Canadian power by the US are discussed.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

New baseload power plants  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is a listing of 221 baseload power plant units currently in the planning stage. The list shows the plant owner, capacity, fuel, engineering firm, constructor, major equipment suppliers (steam generator, turbogenerator, and flue gas desulfurization system), partner, and date the plant is to be online. This data is a result of a survey by the journal of power plant owners.

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1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Comments of The American Public Power Association | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

American Public Power Association In the Matter of National Broadband Plan Request for Information: Communications Requirements Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant...

213

Monmouth Power and Light - Residential Energy Efficiency Program...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Provider Monmouth Power and Light Monmouth Power and Light offers a wide range of energy efficiency rebates that encourage residential customers to save energy in their homes. To...

214

Chelan County PUD- Sustainable Natural Alternative Power Producers Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Sustainable Natural Alternative Power (SNAP) program encourages customers to install alternative power generators such as solar panels and wind turbines and connect them to the District's...

215

Real Time Pricing and the Real Live Firm  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2002. “Industrial response to electricity real-time prices:industrial customer operated their facility using hourly electricity prices

Moezzi, Mithra; Goldman, Charles; Sezgen, Osman; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Hopper, Nicole

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

AEOSup ltr to Dear Customer  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

WA WA OR CA ID NV UT AZ NM CO WY MT ND SD NE KS OK TX MN IA MO AR LA WI IL KY IN OH WV TN MS AL GA SC NC VA PA NY VT ME NH MA RI CT NJ DE MD D.C. FL MI Electricity Supply Regions 1 ECAR 2 ERCOT 3 MAAC 4 MAIN 5 MAPP 6 NY 7 NE 8 FL 9 STV 10 SPP 11 NWP 12 RA 13 CNV 13 11 12 2 10 5 9 8 1 6 7 3 AK 15 14 H I 14 AK 15 H I Figure 2. Electricity Market Module (EMM) Regions 1. ECAR = East Central Area Reliability Coordination Agreement 2. ERCOT = Electric Reliability Council of Texas 3. MACC = Mid-Atlantic Area Council 4. MAIN = Mid-America Interconnected Network 5. MAPP = Mid-Continent Area Power Pool 6. NY = Northeast Power Coordinating Council/ New York 7. NE = Northeast Power Coordinating Council/ New England 8. FL = Southeastern Electric Reliability Council/ Florida 9. STV = Southeastern Electric Reliability Council /excluding Florida 10. SPP

217

PowerPoint Presentation  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

C. Kelly C. Kelly Chairman, President and CEO, Xcel Energy April 7, 2008 Xcel Energy's Renewable Energy Strategy Northern States Power Company- Minnesota Public Service Company of Colorado Public Service Company of Colorado Southwestern Public Service Northern States Power Company- Wisconsin Xcel Energy Overview Gas Customers 1.8 M Electric Customers 3.3 M Gas Customers 1.8 M Electric Customers 3.3 M Xcel Energy's Environmental Leadership n No. 1 wind energy provider n Windsource - Largest voluntary green pricing program n Voluntary carbon management strategy n New technologies n Comprehensive CSR reporting n Member of Renewable Energy Benefits n Meets needs of customers, shareholders, environmental groups, regulators n Significant component of C0 2 reduction strategy

218

Not All Large Customers are Made Alike: Disaggregating Response toDefault-Service Day-Ahead Market Pricing  

SciTech Connect

For decades, policymakers and program designers have gone onthe assumption that large customers, particularly industrial facilities,are the best candidates for realtime pricing (RTP). This assumption isbased partly on practical considerations (large customers can providepotentially large load reductions) but also on the premise thatbusinesses focused on production cost minimization are most likely toparticipate and respond to opportunities for bill savings. Yet fewstudies have examined the actual price response of large industrial andcommercial customers in a disaggregated fashion, nor have factors such asthe impacts of demand response (DR) enabling technologies, simultaneousemergency DR program participation and price response barriers been fullyelucidated. This second-phase case study of Niagara Mohawk PowerCorporation (NMPC)'s large customer RTP tariff addresses theseinformation needs. The results demonstrate the extreme diversity of largecustomers' response to hourly varying prices. While two-thirdsexhibitsome price response, about 20 percent of customers provide 75-80 percentof the aggregate load reductions. Manufacturing customers are mostprice-responsive as a group, followed by government/education customers,while other sectors are largely unresponsive. However, individualcustomer response varies widely. Currently, enabling technologies do notappear to enhance hourly price response; customers report using them forother purposes. The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO)'semergency DR programs enhance price response, in part by signaling tocustomers that day-ahead prices are high. In sum, large customers docurrently provide moderate price response, but there is significant roomfor improvement through targeted programs that help customers develop andimplement automated load-response strategies.

Hopper, Nicole; Goldman, Charles; Neenan, Bernie

2006-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

219

Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

F. Qin, and A. Brause, 2007, Does monitoring improve labourDoes Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers? Guojun He* andof a Chinese supplier does not affect that the supplier’s

He, Guojun; Perloff, Jeffrey M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Nebraska Customized Job Training Advantage (Nebraska)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Nebraska Customized Job Training Advantage is a flexible job training program with grants from $800-$4000 per qualified new job. Additional grant funding may be available for jobs created in...

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221

Santee Cooper- Business Custom Rebate (South Carolina)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Santee Cooper has developed a Business Custom Rebate as part of their Reduce the Use: Business Prescriptive Rebate Program, which was designed to reduce a business's overall electricity use.

222

Design and performance evaluation of an electric go-kart and custom permanent magnet brushless DC motor  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This undergraduate thesis documents the design considerations and specifications of building a personal battery-powered go-kart. This includes designing and building a custom brushless DC motor for use in the drivetrain. ...

Davis, Eli Marc

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

The Research of Internet Shopping Customer Value Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The existing empirical study of Internet shopping in literature, mostly concerned about the interaction relationship of retailer and customer, few scholars study the process of transactions between customers and other services suppliers, by assaying ... Keywords: Internet Shopping, Stakeholders, Customer Value

Xiao-bin Liu; Ming-qing Qiu

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

The Binary Customer Satisfaction Model in Inventory and Queueing Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1) There are a number of customers who each have the samethe case when the number of customers approaches in?nity (? number of customers receiving product in each

Azadivar, Justin Sepehr

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Learning Feature Weights from Customer Return-Set Selections  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper describes LCW, a procedure for learning customer preferences represented as feature weights by observing customers' selections from return sets. An empirical evaluation on simulated customer behavior indicated that uninformed hypotheses about customer weights lead to low ranking accuracy unless customers place some importance on almost all features or the total number of features is quite small. In contrast, LCW's estimate of the mean preferences of a customer population improved as the number of customers increased, even for larger numbers of features of widely differing importance. This improvement in the estimate of mean customer preferences led to improved prediction of individual customer's rankings, irrespective of the extent of variation among customers and whether a single or multiple retrievals were permitted. The experimental results suggest that the return set that optimizes benefit may be smaller for customer populations with little variation than for customer populations with wide variation.

L. Karl Branting

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Fulfillment of Rush Customer Orders under Limited Capacity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Customer demand fulfillment is the business process within a company that determines how the customer demand is fulfilled. A rush order is the last minute customer order after the production plan of a company has been ...

Xiong, M.H.

227

IS Planning autonomy in US subsidiaries of multinational firms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Research has suggested that information systems planning is an important challenge to managers of multinational firms. Although studies have examined marketing, finance, and manufacturing, limited research has considered IS planning autonomy in such ... Keywords: IS planning, agency theory, autonomy, corporate governance theory, multinational firms

Dinesh A. Mirchandani; Albert L. Lederer

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Green Energy Markets: Customer Responses to Green Energy Offers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the introduction of retail competition in the electric utility industry, meeting customer needs is critical for retaining existing customers and attracting new ones. Understanding customer preferences for new products and offering products that provide value to customers is a first step toward meeting customer needs. While it is true that some retail customers will only choose electricity services at the lowest possible price, this is only one segment of the retail market! Recent EPRI research sugge...

1999-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

229

Estimated Value of Service Reliability for Electric Utility Customers in the United States  

SciTech Connect

Information on the value of reliable electricity service can be used to assess the economic efficiency of investments in generation, transmission and distribution systems, to strategically target investments to customer segments that receive the most benefit from system improvements, and to numerically quantify the risk associated with different operating, planning and investment strategies. This paper summarizes research designed to provide estimates of the value of service reliability for electricity customers in the US. These estimates were obtained by analyzing the results from 28 customer value of service reliability studies conducted by 10 major US electric utilities over the 16 year period from 1989 to 2005. Because these studies used nearly identical interruption cost estimation or willingness-to-pay/accept methods it was possible to integrate their results into a single meta-database describing the value of electric service reliability observed in all of them. Once the datasets from the various studies were combined, a two-part regression model was used to estimate customer damage functions that can be generally applied to calculate customer interruption costs per event by season, time of day, day of week, and geographical regions within the US for industrial, commercial, and residential customers. Estimated interruption costs for different types of customers and of different duration are provided. Finally, additional research and development designed to expand the usefulness of this powerful database and analysis are suggested.

Sullivan, M.J.; Mercurio, Matthew; Schellenberg, Josh

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Goal Orientation as Shaping the Firm's Entrepreneurial Orientation and Performance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Firms’ top decision makers cannot possibly know what decisions to make. Rather, decision makers must interpret their situations and make the best possible decision based upon their interpretation of their situations. In this dissertation, I examine decision-makers’ goal orientations as influencing how they interpret their situations and then respond through making decisions in terms of their firms’ entrepreneurial orientations. I also examine whether these decisions influence firm performance. I surveyed top firm decision makers in the Association of Former Students’ database at Texas A and M University. The hypotheses were tested using a structural equation modeling. Using a sample of 273 firms, I find that decision-makers’ goal orientations shape their firm’s entrepreneurial orientations, which in turn influence firm growth, relative performance, and expected future performance. Possessing a learning goal orientation was found to be positively related to innovativeness, proactiveness, and risk taking. A performance prove goal orientation was positively related to innovativeness, whereas a performance avoid goal orientation was negatively related to innovativeness and risk taking. Only a proactive firm posture was found to be positively related to firm performance. The results for this dissertation provide compelling support for upper echelons theory. Decision-makers’ finer-grained personal attributes are found to shape firm-level outcomes. More specifically, decision-makers’ goal orientations are found to shape the firm’s entrepreneurial orientation and, to some extent, performance. Interestingly, coarse-grained personal attributes captured in demographic proxies and used as control variables in the analyses did not provide consistent support for upper echelons theory. The results suggest that scholars need to take a finer-grained perspective of upper echelons theory. A substantial amount of research has established the link between individuals’ goal orientations and how they interpret and respond to their situations. The research here has extended this relationship to the top decision-making context in firms where individuals face strong situational forces caused by uncertainty, complexity, and dynamism. I hope that this research encourages other scholars to (1) examine more complex models of how decision-makers’ personal attributes influence their entrepreneurial decisions in terms of both recognizing and exploiting opportunities, and (2) examine other finer-grained attributes of top decision makers within a finer-grained framework of the decision-making process.

Webb, Justin W.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Morocco-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Morocco-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Morocco-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Morocco-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name Morocco-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Morocco UN Region Central America References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1] "The Government of Denmark will provide US$6 million to the new programme

232

Leading firms choose ENERGY STAR | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Leading firms choose ENERGY STAR Leading firms choose ENERGY STAR Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section Why you should design to earn the ENERGY STAR Leading firms choose ENERGY STAR Why new doesn't always mean efficient Follow EPA's step-by-step process ENERGY STAR Challenge for Architects Leading firms choose ENERGY STAR Facebook data center Hundreds of leading A/E firms have already partnered

233

Vietnam-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Vietnam-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Vietnam-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Vietnam-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name Vietnam-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Vietnam UN Region Central America References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1] "The Government of Denmark will provide US$6 million to the new programme

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Ghana-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ghana-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Ghana-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Ghana-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name Ghana-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Ghana UN Region Central America References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1] "The Government of Denmark will provide US$6 million to the new programme

235

Mexico-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mexico-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Mexico-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Mexico-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Name Mexico-Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM) Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Global Environment Facility (GEF), Government of Denmark Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://www.unep.org/climatecha Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Mexico UN Region Central America References Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation (FIRM)[1] "The Government of Denmark will provide US$6 million to the new programme

236

Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency: Press Release, July 31, 2006 announcing an energy efficiency action plan. More than 80 energy, environmental and other organizations announced commitments and public statements in support of the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency (NAPEE), which provides energy consumers and providers information on policies and techniques to save money as well as protect the environment. Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency More Documents & Publications Chapter 3: Demand-Side Resources US - Brazil Binational Energy Working Group Joint Action Plan

237

Modeling of customer adoption of distributed energy resources  

SciTech Connect

This report describes work completed for the California Energy Commission (CEC) on the continued development and application of the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). This work was performed at Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) between July 2000 and June 2001 under the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) Distributed Energy Resources Integration (DERI) project. Our research on distributed energy resources (DER) builds on the concept of the microgrid ({mu}Grid), a semiautonomous grouping of electricity-generating sources and end-use sinks that are placed and operated for the benefit of its members. Although a {mu}Grid can operate independent of the macrogrid (the utility power network), the {mu}Grid is usually interconnected, purchasing energy and ancillary services from the macrogrid. Groups of customers can be aggregated into {mu}Grids by pooling their electrical and other loads, and the most cost-effective combination of generation resources for a particular {mu}Grid can be found. In this study, DER-CAM, an economic model of customer DER adoption implemented in the General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) optimization software is used, to find the cost-minimizing combination of on-site generation customers (individual businesses and a {mu}Grid) in a specified test year. DER-CAM's objective is to minimize the cost of supplying electricity to a specific customer by optimizing the installation of distributed generation and the self-generation of part or all of its electricity. Currently, the model only considers electrical loads, but combined heat and power (CHP) analysis capability is being developed under the second year of CEC funding. The key accomplishments of this year's work were the acquisition of increasingly accurate data on DER technologies, including the development of methods for forecasting cost reductions for these technologies, and the creation of a credible example California {mu}Grid for use in this study and in future work. The work performed during this year demonstrates the viability of DER-CAM and of our approach to analyzing adoption of DER.

Marnay, Chris; Chard, Joseph S.; Hamachi, Kristina S.; Lipman, Timothy; Moezzi, Mithra M.; Ouaglal, Boubekeur; Siddiqui, Afzal S.

2001-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Modeling of customer adoption of distributed energy resources  

SciTech Connect

This report describes work completed for the California Energy Commission (CEC) on the continued development and application of the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). This work was performed at Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) between July 2000 and June 2001 under the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) Distributed Energy Resources Integration (DERI) project. Our research on distributed energy resources (DER) builds on the concept of the microgrid ({mu}Grid), a semiautonomous grouping of electricity-generating sources and end-use sinks that are placed and operated for the benefit of its members. Although a {mu}Grid can operate independent of the macrogrid (the utility power network), the {mu}Grid is usually interconnected, purchasing energy and ancillary services from the macrogrid. Groups of customers can be aggregated into {mu}Grids by pooling their electrical and other loads, and the most cost-effective combination of generation resources for a particular {mu}Grid can be found. In this study, DER-CAM, an economic model of customer DER adoption implemented in the General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) optimization software is used, to find the cost-minimizing combination of on-site generation customers (individual businesses and a {mu}Grid) in a specified test year. DER-CAM's objective is to minimize the cost of supplying electricity to a specific customer by optimizing the installation of distributed generation and the self-generation of part or all of its electricity. Currently, the model only considers electrical loads, but combined heat and power (CHP) analysis capability is being developed under the second year of CEC funding. The key accomplishments of this year's work were the acquisition of increasingly accurate data on DER technologies, including the development of methods for forecasting cost reductions for these technologies, and the creation of a credible example California {mu}Grid for use in this study and in future work. The work performed during this year demonstrates the viability of DER-CAM and of our approach to analyzing adoption of DER.

Marnay, Chris; Chard, Joseph S.; Hamachi, Kristina S.; Lipman, Timothy; Moezzi, Mithra M.; Ouaglal, Boubekeur; Siddiqui, Afzal S.

2001-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Office of Headquarters Procurement Services - Employee Customer Service  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Office of Headquarters Procurement Services - Employee Customer Office of Headquarters Procurement Services - Employee Customer Service Standards Office of Headquarters Procurement Services - Employee Customer Service Standards CUSTOMER FOCUS The Office of Headquarters Procurement Services (MA-64) serves a variety of customers in the performance of its acquisition and financial assistance mission. Primary among its many customers is each of the Department of Energy Headquarters program offices. MA-64 continually seeks to improve service to its customers, by prioritizing its workload through a better understanding of customer needs; providing effective assistance in the development of quality procurement request packages; improving the timeliness of procurement transactions through the establishment of mutually agreeable transaction milestone

240

Hand-colored Wood Engraving of Custom House in Cincinnati  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... and Measures (OWM) began providing standards of length, mass, and capacity to the custom-houses in the 1830s, the custom-house at Cincinnati ...

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241

Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives < Back...

242

Residential Customer Enrollment in Time-based Rate and Enabling...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Customer Enrollment in Time-based Rate and Enabling Technology Programs: Smart Grid Investment Grant Consumer Behavior Study Analysis Title Residential Customer Enrollment in...

243

Definition: Firm Demand | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

is obligated to provide except when system reliability is threatened or during emergency conditions.1 Related Terms system, power References Glossary of Terms Used in...

244

Power Marketing and Contracts in RM  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

a variety of services for its customers and the utility industry, including long term power purchases, transmission contracts, facility arrangements and maintenance services....

245

Customer Response to Electricity Prices: Information to Support Wholesale Price Forecasting and Market Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Understanding customer response to electricity price changes is critical to profitably managing a retail business, designing efficient wholesale power markets, and forecasting power prices for valuation of long-lived generating assets. This report packages the collective results of dozens of price response studies for use by forward price forecasters and power market analysts in forecasting loads, revenues, and the benefits of time-varying prices more accurately. In specific, the report describes key mea...

2001-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

246

Microsoft Word - Future Power Systems 21 - The Smart Customer...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and the revenue requirements of the suppliers. So, within the unique framework of Electricity Delivery, the price should be set at a level at which the market will react to...

247

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

TOU) Pricing and Demand- Response (DR) Programs. Washington,Earle. 2006. “Demand Response and Advanced Metering. ”on Residential Demand Response. ” May 11. Discussion Paper.

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of-Day Electricity Rates for the United States. Prepared forrates in the United States is nearly as old as the electricity

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1983. Time-of-Day Electricity Rates for the United States.to Voluntary Time-of-Use Electricity Rates. ” Resource andCompared to your old electricity rate, would you say that

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

NETL: News Release - Clean Coal Power Now Serving Customers in...  

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and is one of the reasons why American consumers benefit from some of the lowest electricity rates of any free-market economy," said Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham in a...

251

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in Residential Electricity Time-of-Use Rates. ” Journal ofResidential Response to Voluntary Time-of-Use Electricity Rates. ”

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Black Hills Power - Residential Customer Rebate Program (South...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Program Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential Eligible Technologies Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps,...

253

Black Hills Power - Residential Customer Rebate Program (Wyoming...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Program Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential Eligible Technologies Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps,...

254

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Ownership of Air Conditioning Appliances,” Journal ofAir Conditioning Now let’s talk about air conditioning. 29. How many of the

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Microsoft PowerPoint - Cost-Allocation Customer Presentation...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

September 19-20, 2011 Agenda Agenda OCPOCI U d t OCPOCI Update Interim Cost Allocation Methodology P d C All i Proposed Cost Allocation Analysis of Proposed...

256

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

were asked about home energy audits. Just one inhad ever done a home energy audit, one third of these inthrough a statewide energy audit program, where the auditor

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

adjustment. ” on your electricity bill. Were you, aware oflike the rate, or their electricity bills while they were onlike the rate, or their electricity bills while they were on

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dishwasher.of those with an automatic dishwasher] Dishwashing PracticesRunning pool pump Running dishwasher Other (SPECIFY) (VOL)

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Black Hills Power - Residential Customer Rebate Program | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

visit the program website or contact the utility directly. Air Source Heat Pump: 15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF minimum Geothermal Heat Pump: 15 SEER, 4.2 COP minimum Electric Water Heater:...

260

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Reflective window coating Radiant barrier in attic Plantedwindow coating (10) Radiant barrier in attic (11) Planted

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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261

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vancouver, B.C. : BC Hydro. Peters, Jane S. , Mithra Moezzi,Toronto, Ontario: Ontario Hydro. Ek, K. and P. Söderholm.Electricity Consumption: The Hydro One Pilot. Toronto,

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

PowerChoice Residential Customer Response to TOU Rates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dennis J. 1985. “The Residential Electricity Time-of-Use1989. “Self-Selection in Residential Electricity Time-of-UseAnalysis of California Residential Critical Peak Pricing of

Peters, Jane S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

GreyStone Power- Solar Water Heating Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

GreyStone Power, an electricity cooperative serving 103,000 customers in Georgia, introduced a solar water heating rebate in March 2009. This $500 rebate is available to customers regardless of...

264

Agent-Based Modeling for Competing Firms: From Balanced Scorecards to Multi-Objective Strategies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper proposes a novel method for agentbased modeling in business management domain. We will model competing companies with the Balanced Scorecards principle and examine their Value Proposition strategies for customers. The proposed method is characterized by (1) Designing decision making agents or competing companies with strategic parameters to be optimized; (2) Employing a multiobjective optimization framework with Genetic Algorithms to evolve the artificial simulated society; (3) Grounding the simulation conditions and results with marketing survey data in the real world, and (4) Validating the strategic parameters of the agents after simulation via statistical analysis of the individual genes. The objective of our agent-based modeling is to explore 'optimal ' marketing strategies on given specific markets. Competing companies will thrive by choosing their customers, narrowing their focus, and dominating their markets. We will uncover which type of companies provide good value propositions for customers from their activities. Conventional research in business strategy literature states the importance of translating the strategy of a company into action to get the profit. In our study, on the contrary, we will observe agents ' actions or companies ' activities in the artificial society with given conditions and investigate the agents ' or companies ' strategy. From intensive experiments using our agent-based simulator in a television set market, we have observed that 1) the price and service are important for benefit and cash flow maximization; 2) there are few dominant strategies for share maximizaiton; 3) price and time will affect borrowing strategy, and 4) time is an important factor in a radio cassettes market. These results have suggested that our framework works well to analyze behaviors and strategies of competing firms. 1.

Takao Terano; Kenichi Naitoh

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

EIS-0370: Windy Gap Firming Project, Colorado  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This EIS, prepared by the Department of the Interior (Bureau of Reclamation, Great Plains Region), with DOE's Western Area Power Administration as a cooperating agency, evaluates the environmental impacts of a proposal to construct new water storage reservoir capacity southwest of Loveland, Colorado. Western has jurisdiction over the transmission line that would be relocated if the proposed action is implemented and would market additional power that may be generated as a result of the project.

266

A core reference ontology for the customer relationship domain  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) has emerged as an important strategy that companies should implement in order to build profitable and stable relationships with their customer. The domain of CRM has peculiar characteristics: a CRM strategy is largely ... Keywords: CRM, Customer relationship management, business activities, business knowledge, customer relationships, software

Diego Magro; Anna Goy

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Customized BGP Route Selection Using BGP/MPLS VPNs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Customized route selection mechanisms at ASBR Use Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) instances to build

Bonaventure, Olivier

268

Customer-Centered Careflow Modeling Based on Guidelines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In contemporary society, customer-centered health care, which stresses customer participation and long-term tailored care, is inevitably becoming a trend. Compared with the hospital or physician-centered healthcare process, the customer-centered healthcare ... Keywords: Careflow, Customer-centered health care, Information system, Process modeling

Biqing Huang; Peng Zhu; Cheng Wu

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Department of Energy Customer Service Plan | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Customer Service Plan Customer Service Plan Department of Energy Customer Service Plan The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) strives to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. Through this work, the Department serves a range of internal and external customers including DOE's employee and contractor workforce, students, scientists and researchers, businesses and other branches of federal, state and local government, among many others. With this diverse audience in mind, the Department of Energy's Customer Service Plan focuses on improving customers' access to user-friendly, effective information and resources. DOE_Customer_Service_Plan.pdf More Documents & Publications

270

Organization of bulk power markets: A concept paper  

SciTech Connect

The electricity industry in the US today is at a crossroads. The restructuring debate going on in most regions has made it clear that the traditional model of vertically integrated firms serving defined franchise areas and regulated by state commissions may not be the pattern for the future. The demands of large customers seeking direct access to power markets, the entry of new participants, and proposed reforms of the regulatory process all signify a momentum for fundamental change in the organization of the industry. This paper addresses electricity restructuring from the perspective of bulk power markets. The authors focus attention on the organization of electricity trade and the various ways it has been and might be conducted. Their approach concentrates on conceptual models and empirical case studies, not on specific proposals made by particular utilities or commissions. They review literature in economics and power system engineering that is relevant to the major questions. The objective is to provide conceptual background to industry participants, e.g. utility staff, regulatory staff, new entrants, who are working on specific proposals. While they formulate many questions, they do not provide definitive answers on most issues. They attempt to put the industry restructuring dialogue in a neutral setting, translating the language of economists for engineers and vice versa. Towards this end they begin with a review of the basic economic institutions in the US bulk power markets and a summary of the engineering practices that dominate trade today.

Kahn, E.; Stoft, S. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States). Energy and Environment Div.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

U.S. Department of Energy Selects Venture Capital Firms to Accelerate...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Venture Capital Firms to Accelerate Adoption of Advanced Energy Technologies U.S. Department of Energy Selects Venture Capital Firms to Accelerate Adoption of Advanced Energy...

272

Evaluating customer aid functions of online stores with agent-based models of customer behavior and evolution strategy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With competitive pressure growing in online markets, many Internet stores provide various customer aid functions such as personalized pages to help customers shop more effectively and efficiently. Evaluating such customer aid functions is usually costly ... Keywords: Agent, Customer aid function, Evolution strategies, Online store, Recommendation

Hyung Jun Ahn

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

FirmGreen Energy Inc FGE | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

FirmGreen Energy Inc FGE FirmGreen Energy Inc FGE Jump to: navigation, search Name FirmGreen Energy Inc (FGE) Place Irvine, California Zip 92612 Product FirmGreen Energy Inc is an integrated energy company participating in virtually all aspects of the global green energy business. Coordinates 41.837752°, -79.268594° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.837752,"lon":-79.268594,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

274

The influence of institutional investors on firm value  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The impact of corporate governance on firm value has been extensively debated by academics and business practitioners. Some studies show that companies that allow minority shareholders to have more control are likely to ...

Lee, Yong Seung

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government need an audit? Can the audit be integrated with the regular audit of a firm's financial statements? What are the objectives of the audit? What is the source of the...

276

Investment and Bidding Strategies in Markets for Firm Transmission Rights  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The first part of this paper addresses the applicability of the Markowitz portfolio theory to investing in Contracts for Firm Transmission Right (CFTRs) or Transmission Congestion Contracts (TCCs) typical for electricity markets in Northeastern US (PJM, ...

Aleksandr Rudkevich

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

When governments break contracts : foreign firms in emerging economies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Emerging economy governments commit to protect the property rights of foreign firms through a variety of contracts, from treaties to direct agreements. In an era of liberalized capital flows, these contracts are thought ...

Wellhausen, Rachel L. (Rachel Louise)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Y-12 cleaning technology licensed by local engineering firm ...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

cleaning technology ... Y-12 cleaning technology licensed by local engineering firm Posted: October 31, 2012 - 10:00am MK Technologies CEO and founder Mike Carroll and director of...

279

Transmission Planning  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Planning Transmission Planning We accept requests from electric utilities, firm-power customers, private power developers, and independent power generators to interconnect...

280

CUSTOMIZATION AS A BUSINESS MODEL FOR ONLINE NEWSPAPERS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The evolving IS literature on business models for digital products assumes that the positive feedback effect will lead to price competition and biased concentration of the market. In theory, this will require companies to either differentiate or customize their products and services. In this paper we propose an empirical investigation of customization as a lock-in business strategy for online newspapers in a homogenous and well-developed market. We explore approaches taken to customization and evaluate their impact on revenue generation of online newspapers. Our empirical tests with data from 42 online versions showed that mainly experienced, nationwide online newspapers applied customization. We determined two main customization approaches for online newspapers, customer and process oriented customization. Interestingly, only the degree of process customization was an important predictor and moderator of revenue having a significant interaction effect on the impact of the number of both customers and editorial staff on revenue. Contrary to our main hypothesis that customization should help in increasing customer lock-in through personalization or versioning, the majority of online newspapers seemed to concentrate mainly on process customization in order to serve a maximal number of different types of customers and to increase their revenue. The promising positive effects of customization strengthen our belief that customization could be an effective business model for online newspapers.

Markku Sääksjärvi; Teemu Santonen; Markku Sääksjärvi; Teemu Santonen; Markku Sääksjärvi; Teemu Santonen

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Table 20. Coal Imports by Customs District  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Coal Imports by Customs District Coal Imports by Customs District (short tons) U.S. Energy Information Administration | Quarterly Coal Report, April - June 2013 Table 20. Coal Imports by Customs District (short tons) U.S. Energy Information Administration | Quarterly Coal Report, April - June 2013 Year to Date Customs District April - June 2013 January - March 2013 April - June 2012 2013 2012 Percent Change Eastern Total 469,878 331,008 156,004 800,886 350,124 128.7 Baltimore, MD - - 106,118 - 154,318 - Boston, MA 373,985 154,438 - 528,423 51,185 NM Buffalo, NY 44 - - 44 - - New York City, NY 1,373 1,402 487 2,775 507 447.3 Norfolk, VA - 68,891 - 68,891 35,856 92.1 Ogdensburg, NY - 1 12 1 12 -91.7 Portland, ME 42,428 44,547 - 86,975 - - Providence, RI 52,028 61,729 49,387 113,757 108,226 5.1 St. Albans, VT 20

282

Advanced Billing and Customer Specification Requirements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ability to bill and serve customers well will be key to whether an energy company ultimately succeeds in the emerging retail marketplace. This document provides the essential planning and implementation framework needed by an energy company to reconstruct its back-office to meet these objectives.

1997-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

283

Dynamic Customer Energy Systems Design Basis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Developing a common communications language for integrating consumer appliances as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment is a precondition for massively scaling dynamic customer energy systems capable of demand response and other new functions. This report assesses the status of work on creating such a language and makes recommendations for integrating, extending and harmonizing these efforts.

2008-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

284

Customization in a UNIX Computing Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This work studies the use of customization in a campus UNIX computing environment where a large computing culture exists, but one that has many diverse interests rather than focusing on a cohesive project. We found there to be a gap between the core ...

Craig E. Wills; Kirstin Cadwell; William Marrs

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

An empirical evaluation of rotation-based ensemble classifiers for customer churn prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Several studies have demonstrated the superior performance of ensemble classification algorithms, whereby multiple member classifiers are combined into one aggregated and powerful classification model, over single models. In this paper, two rotation-based ... Keywords: AUC, CRM, Customer churn prediction, Database marketing, Ensemble classification, ICA, Lift, RotBoost, Rotation Forest, Rotation-based ensemble classifiers

Koen W. De Bock; Dirk Van den Poel

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Structural Features that Contribute to Market Power  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we report an experiment that examines a primary concern of policy makers: how a structural feature of electric power networks can contribute to the exercise of market power by well-positioned players in deregulated markets. One such feature is the distribution of ownership of a given set of generating assets. For example, two large firms could be allocated baseload and intermediate generators such that either firm would be willing to withhold unilaterally the capacity of its intermediate generators from the market, to benefit from the supra-competitive prices which would result from only selling its baseload units. Conversely, ownership of the some of the intermediate generators from each of these firms could be transferred to two other firms, so that no one firm can unilaterally restrict output to spawn supra-competitive prices.

Stephen J. Rassenti; Vernon L. Smith; Bart J. Wilson

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Molten Salt Test Loop (MSTL) system customer interface document.  

SciTech Connect

The National Solar Thermal Test Facility at Sandia National Laboratories has a unique test capability called the Molten Salt Test Loop (MSTL) system. MSTL is a test capability that allows customers and researchers to test components in flowing, molten nitrate salt. The components tested can range from materials samples, to individual components such as flex hoses, ball joints, and valves, up to full solar collecting systems such as central receiver panels, parabolic troughs, or linear Fresnel systems. MSTL provides realistic conditions similar to a portion of a concentrating solar power facility. The facility currently uses 60/40 nitrate %E2%80%9Csolar salt%E2%80%9D and can circulate the salt at pressure up to 40 bar (600psi), temperature to 585%C2%B0C, and flow rate of 44-50kg/s(400-600GPM) depending on temperature. The purpose of this document is to provide a basis for customers to evaluate the applicability to their testing needs, and to provide an outline of expectations for conducting testing on MSTL. The document can serve as the basis for testing agreements including Work for Others (WFO) and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA). While this document provides the basis for these agreements and describes some of the requirements for testing using MSTL and on the site at Sandia, the document is not sufficient by itself as a test agreement. The document, however, does provide customers with a uniform set of information to begin the test planning process.

Gill, David Dennis; Kolb, William J.; Briggs, Ronald D.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Collbran Project Power Sales Rate History  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Power Sales Rate History Updated: 1022009 Rate Schedule Effective Dates Energy (MillskWh) Capacity (kW-mo.) Combined (MillskWh) Contract 1262 - 1283 (Firm Only) (Nonfirm...

289

Estimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market Potential:Integrating Price and Customer Behavior  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ABSTRACT=Demand response (DR) is increasingly recognized asan essential ingredient to well-functioning electricity markets. DRmarket potential studies can answer questions about the amount of DRavailable in a given area, from which market segments. Several recent DRmarket potential studies have been conducted, most adapting techniquesused to estimate energy-efficiency (EE) potential. In this scoping study,we: reviewed and categorized seven recent DR market potential studies;recommended a methodology for estimating DR market potential for large,non-residential utility customers that uses price elasticities to accountfor behavior and prices; compiled participation rates and elasticityvalues from six DR options offered to large customers in recent years,and demonstrated our recommended methodology with large customer marketpotential scenarios at an illustrative Northeastern utility. We recommendan elasticity approach for large-customer DR options that rely oncusto!

Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan,Bernie; Cappers, Peter

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Kansas City Power & Light- Solar Photovoltaic Rebates  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Kansas City Power and Light and its affiliate Kansas City Power and Light Greater Missouri Operations (collectively referred to as KCP&L) offer rebates to their customers for the installation...

291

Customer Services Handbook, 2010, Office of Administration  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Service Handbook March 2010 Message from the Director... For all of us in the Office of Administration, our priority is to provide a safe, healthy, and energy-efficient workplace for all of our Headquarters colleagues. Equally important, we are a service organization whose core mission is to provide critical support to the Department of Energy program offices. My goals for us are to provide the highest quality of customer

292

Focusing on Profitable Wholesale Customers: Summary Sheet  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI has launched research into profitable business strategies for energy wholesalers to gain insight into the markets where they operate and provide guidance on pursuing potential new business strategies. EPRI Product 1000282, "Profitable Business Strategies for Energy Wholesalers: Guidebook," provides detailed analysis of that study's findings. This technology review, EPRI Product Number 1000281, provides a spreadsheet framework to begin analyzing the importance of specific retailers as customers for a...

2000-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

293

Power Projects  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Power Projects Power Projects Contact SN Customers Environmental Review-NEPA Operations & Maintenance Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates You are here: SN Home page > About SNR Power Projects Central Valley: In California's Central Valley, 18 dams create reservoirs that can store 13 million acre-feet of water. The project's 615 miles of canals irrigate an area 400 miles long and 45 miles wide--almost one third of California. Powerplants at the dams have an installed capacity of 2,099 megawatts and provide enough energy for 650,000 people. Transmission lines total about 865 circuit-miles. Washoe: This project in west-central Nevada and east-central California was designed to improve the regulation of runoff from the Truckee and Carson river systems and to provide supplemental irrigation water and drainage, as well as water for municipal, industrial and fishery use. The project's Stampede Powerplant has a maximum capacity of 4 MW.

294

Field Operation Power Switching Safety  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Safety is of paramount consideration in all aspects of utility operations. Power switching operations, due to their variable nature, are susceptible to errors that can place utility workers at risk, lower system reliability or ability to respond to contingencies, increase customer outages, lower customer satisfactions, and reduce revenue. This report summarizes the results of analysis of utility data collected on human error in power switching operations and describes industry techniques used to reduce t...

1996-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

295

COSS Service Bureau Advanced Billing and Customer Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is for energy companies whose business focus is market share. To achieve market share, these companies will need to build a "front office" that converts prospects into customers and achieves a high degree of customer satisfaction.

1998-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

296

Table 13. U.S. Coal Exports by Customs District  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Coal Exports by Customs District (short tons) U.S. Energy Information Administration | Quarterly Coal Report, April - June 2013 Table 13. U.S. Coal Exports by Customs District...

297

Inter-organizational information sharing of customer data in retail  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As massive online retailers are putting increasing pressure on the traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, new ways to compete for customers is needed. Identifying customers' behavior and understanding their needs could ...

Tengberg, John C.F. (John Claes Fredrik)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Category:Smart Grid Projects - Customer Systems | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Smart Grid Projects - Customer Systems category. Pages in category "Smart Grid Projects - Customer Systems" The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total. C City of...

299

Attachment CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION HIGH-ENERGY RADIOGRAPHY TEST CAPABILITY, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed Action: To support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Program, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to test high-energy radiography systems at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) site. These systems have a primary beam energy of less than 8.0 million electron volts (MeV) and an average beam power of less than 300 watts (W). Location of Action: The Physical Sciences Facility (PSF) Complex at the PNNL site. Description of the Proposed Action: PNNL proposes to test the operation of high-energy radiography systems that rely on a pulsed

300

Do 'enabling technologies' affect customer performance in price-responsive load programs?  

SciTech Connect

Price-responsive load (PRL) programs vary significantly in overall design, the complexity of relationships between program administrators, load aggregators, and customers, and the availability of ''enabling technologies''. Enabling technologies include such features as web-based power system and price monitoring, control and dispatch of curtailable loads, communications and information systems links to program participants, availability of interval metering data to customers in near real time, and building/facility/end-use automation and management capabilities. Two state agencies - NYSERDA in New York and the CEC in California - have been conspicuous leaders in the demonstration of demand response (DR) programs utilizing enabling technologies. In partnership with key stakeholders in these two states (e.g., grid operator, state energy agencies, and program administrators), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) surveyed 56 customers who worked with five contractors participating in CEC or NYSERDA-sponsored DR programs. We combined market research and actual load curtailment data when available (i.e., New York) or customer load reduction targets in order to explore the relative importance of contractor's program design features, sophistication of control strategies, and reliance on enabling technologies in predicting customer's ability to deliver load reductions in DR programs targeted to large commercial/industrial customers. We found preliminary evidence that DR enabling technology has a positive effect on load curtailment potential. Many customers indicated that web-based energy information tools were useful for facilitating demand response (e.g., assessing actual performance compared to load reduction contract commitments), that multiple notification channels facilitated timely response, and that support for and use of backup generation allowed customers to achieve significant and ! predictable load curtailment s. We also found that 60-70 percent of the customers relied on manual approaches to implementing load reductions/curtailments, rather than automated load control response. The long-term sustainability of customer load curtailments would be significantly enhanced by automated load response capabilities, such as optimizing EMCS systems to respond to day-ahead energy market prices or load curtailments in response to system emergencies.

Goldman, Charles A.; Kintner-Meyer, Michael; Heffner, Grayson

2002-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Do 'enabling technologies' affect customer performance in price-responsive load programs?  

SciTech Connect

Price-responsive load (PRL) programs vary significantly in overall design, the complexity of relationships between program administrators, load aggregators, and customers, and the availability of ''enabling technologies''. Enabling technologies include such features as web-based power system and price monitoring, control and dispatch of curtailable loads, communications and information systems links to program participants, availability of interval metering data to customers in near real time, and building/facility/end-use automation and management capabilities. Two state agencies - NYSERDA in New York and the CEC in California - have been conspicuous leaders in the demonstration of demand response (DR) programs utilizing enabling technologies. In partnership with key stakeholders in these two states (e.g., grid operator, state energy agencies, and program administrators), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) surveyed 56 customers who worked with five contractors participating in CEC or NYSERDA-sponsored DR programs. We combined market research and actual load curtailment data when available (i.e., New York) or customer load reduction targets in order to explore the relative importance of contractor's program design features, sophistication of control strategies, and reliance on enabling technologies in predicting customer's ability to deliver load reductions in DR programs targeted to large commercial/industrial customers. We found preliminary evidence that DR enabling technology has a positive effect on load curtailment potential. Many customers indicated that web-based energy information tools were useful for facilitating demand response (e.g., assessing actual performance compared to load reduction contract commitments), that multiple notification channels facilitated timely response, and that support for and use of backup generation allowed customers to achieve significant and ! predictable load curtailment s. We also found that 60-70 percent of the customers relied on manual approaches to implementing load reductions/curtailments, rather than automated load control response. The long-term sustainability of customer load curtailments would be significantly enhanced by automated load response capabilities, such as optimizing EMCS systems to respond to day-ahead energy market prices or load curtailments in response to system emergencies.

Goldman, Charles A.; Kintner-Meyer, Michael; Heffner, Grayson

2002-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency Utility Sector Leaders Make Firm Commitment to Energy Efficiency July 31, 2006 - 9:30am Addthis (San Francisco, Calif. - July 31, 2006) More than 80 energy, environmental and other organizations announced commitments and public statements in support of the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency (NAPEE), released today, which provides energy consumers and providers information on policies and techniques to save money as well as protect the environment. By adopting the plan's recommendations on low-cost, under-used energy efficiency, Americans could save hundreds of billions of dollars on their gas and electric utility bills, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and lower the costs for energy and pollution controls.

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Industry Recommendations: Characteristics, Investment Value, and Relation to Firm Recommendations *  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study analysts ’ industry recommendations. We find that the distribution of industry recommendations is quite balanced. Analysts show more optimism towards industries with high levels of R&D, past profitability and past returns, as well as industries in which they are active as underwriters. Industry recommendations possess investment value as portfolios based on these recommendations generate abnormal returns. Finally, industry recommendations contain information which is orthogonal to that included in firm recommendations. Analysts benchmark their firm recommendations to industry peers regardless of their disclosures. Consequently, the investment value of analysts’ recommendations is enhanced when both industry and firm recommendations are used. An earlier version of this paper was circulated under the title “Do Industry Recommendations Have

Ohad Kadan; Leonardo Madureira; Rong Wang; Tzachi Zach; Reuven Lehavy; Roni Michaely; Brian Richter; Ajai Singh; Brett Trueman; Seminar Participants

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Smart Charger Technology for Customer Convenience and Grid ...  

¾Enable customer to optimize between cost and convenience ... • removes any uncertainties regarding battery life reduction because of extra cycling. ...

305

Essays on the Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Developing Countries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the network of power lines and transformers – effectivelybalance (%) Power lines Transformers Rainfall Rainfall *balance (%) Power lines Transformers Rainfall Rainfall *

Eifert, Benjamin Patrick

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

CRSP Power Marketing and Contracts default  

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Financial Data Environmental Review-NEPA Operations Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates Financial Data Environmental Review-NEPA Operations Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates CRSP's Marketing Service Area Power Marketing As a marketer of Federal power, Colorado River Storage Project Management Center's Power Marketing staff provides a variety of services for customers and the utility industry, including long term power purchases and transmission contracts. Energy Services Power Allocations FY2009 & After Current Customer Seasonal Summary (pdf) FY2009 & After New Customer Seasonal Summary (pdf) Post 2004 SHP Energy Determination Documents and Meeting Handouts Customer Meetings & Rate Adjustment Schedule For Long-Term Solution (pdf) GC Lake Elevations Graph - 8/2003 Hydrology Study (pdf) Generation Forecast Graph - 8/2003 Hydrology Study(pdf)

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Selling power back to the grid in a secure and privacy-preserving manner  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Smart grid facilitates a customer to sell unused or self-generated power back to the grid. This not only helps the power operator to reduce power generation, but also brings customers a means of getting revenue. However, the process of power selling ... Keywords: anonymous credential, authentication, blind signature, power selling, privacy-preservation, smart grid

Tat Wing Chim; Siu Ming Yiu; Lucas Chi Kwong Hui; Victor On Kwok Li; Tin Wing Mui; Yu Hin Tsang; Chun Kin Kwok; Kwun Yin Yu

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

The Virtual Customer Ely Dahan and John R. Hauser  

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this communication to take place among larger numbers of customers and web-based interviewing enables the PD team conjoint applications required more parameters to be estimated than the number of profiles that customers- tion-level estimates. In a parallel camera UD we recorded the number of customers who included each

Gabrieli, John

309

Real Time Pricing and the Real Live Firm  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

response to electricity real-time prices: short run and longwith respect to real time prices has not been extensivelywere linked to real-time prices, most customers indicated

Moezzi, Mithra; Goldman, Charles; Sezgen, Osman; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Hopper, Nicole

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Using lean enterprise principles to drive quality and on time delivery to customers : a study of the Honeywell Aerospace Engine Assembly and Test Center of Excellence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Honeywell Aerospace has been a leader in manufacturing high quality engines to customers for decades. With engine and auxiliary power unit (APU) growth of-9% in 2005, and projected growth similar or greater for 2006, ...

Jones, Andrea (Andrea Sieg)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Crow Wing Power- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Crow Wing Power offers several different incentives for residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes. Rebates are available on air conditioners, air source heat pumps,...

312

Case Study - Florida Power & Light - Smart Grid Solutions Strengthen...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Florida Power & Light July 2012 1 Smart devices have been installed on 78 substation transformer banks. Smart Grid Solutions Strengthen Electric Reliability and Customer Services...

313

San Miguel Power Association- Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) offers a variety of rebates to customers for the purchase and installation of energy efficient equipment and appliances. Both residential and commercial...

314

Green Mountain Power - Solar GMP | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of electricity generated by the system. This credit is available to all customers of Green Mountain Power. The incentive does not have a specified duration or expiration date....

315

Omaha Public Power District- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) offers energy credit refunds to its residential customers for installing high-efficiency heat pumps through the Energy Conservation Program. Newly constructed...

316

VANC-1 Wholesale Power Rate Schedule | Department of Energy  

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the Customer) in North Carolina and Virginia to whom transmission is provided from the PJM Interconnection LLC (hereinafter called PJM) or Carolina Power & Light Company...

317

Microsoft PowerPoint - SWPA Drought Presentation2007.ppt  

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Perspective Cooperative Perspective Southwest Hydro Power Conference June 13th, 2007 June 13th, 2007 June 13th, 2007 Western Farmers Electric Cooperative * Customer Owned Business...

318

Idaho Falls Power- Commercial Energy Conservation Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In addition to loan programs, Idaho Falls Power offers rebates for customers meeting certain criteria. An energy audit will inspect the following measures and recommend upgrades as needed:...

319

Coast Electric Power Association- Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Coast Electric Power Association provides incentives for commercial customers to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities. Rebates are provided for new or replacement energy efficient...

320

Longmont Power & Communications- Residential and Commercial Appliance Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Longmont Power & Communications offers an incentive for its residential and commercial customers to install energy efficient washing machines and dishwashers. The rebate [http://www.ci.longmont...

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Otter Tail Power Company- Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

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Otter Tail Power Company Rebate Program offers rebates to qualifying commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers for the installation of high-efficiency equipment upgrades. See the program...

322

Alameda Municipal Power- Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

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Alameda Power and Telecom offers financial incentives for its commercial customers to install a range of energy efficient equipment and measures. HVAC rebates include efficient variable frequency...

323

Federal, Public Power Districts, Rural Water Users & Western...  

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Rates Federal Customers Bureau of Reclamation (Mni Wiconi project) Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota Turtle Mountain & Fort Totten, North Dakota Public Power Districts Municipal...

324

Green Power Network: Green Power Markets Overview  

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Green Markets Green Markets Search Search Help More Search Options Search Site Map News TVA Seeks 126 MW of Renewables in 2014 December 2013 More News More News Subscribe to E-Mail Update Subscribe to e-mail update Events EPA Webinar - The Power of Aggregated Purchasing: How to Green Your Electricity Supply & Save Money January 15, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Previous Webinars More News Features Green Power Market Status Report (2011 Data) Featured Green Power Reports Green Pricing Green Power Marketing Green Certificates Carbon Offsets State Policies Overview The essence of green power marketing is to provide market-based choices for electricity consumers to purchase power from environmentally preferred sources. The term "green power" is used to define power generated from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, geothermal, hydropower and various forms of biomass. Green power marketing has the potential to expand domestic markets for renewable energy technologies by fostering greater availability of renewable electric service options in retail markets. Although renewable energy development has traditionally been limited by cost considerations, customer choice allows consumer preferences for cleaner energy sources to be reflected in market transactions. In survey after survey, customers have expressed a preference and willingness to pay more, if necessary, for cleaner energy sources. You can find more information about purchase options on our "Buying Green Power" page.

325

Estimated Value of Service Reliability for Electric Utility Customers in the United States  

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Customers Number of Observations by Region, Company, Season,Customers Number of Observations by Region, Company, Season,1. Residential Customers Number of Cases by Region, Company,

Sullivan, M.J.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Estimating Demand Response Market Potential Among Large Commercial and Industrial Customers: A Scoping Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

participation, the number of customers enrolling in programsincrease both the number of customers willing to participateparticipation, or the number of customers enrolling in

Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan, Bernie; Cappers, Peter

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

A Methodology for Estimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market Potential  

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participation, the number of customers enrolling in programsservice (i.e. , the number of customers who do not switch toinformation on the number of customers eligible for their

Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan, Bernie; Cappers, Peter

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

THE ADOPTION OF ISO 14001 WITHIN THE SUPPLY CHAIN: WHEN ARE CUSTOMER PRESSURES EFFECTIVE?  

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led to increasing numbers of customers that require theirsupplier and for the Number of customers maintained by eachwe control for the Number of customers that each facility

Delmas, Magali A; Montiel, Ivan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Estimated Value of Service Reliability for Electric Utility Customers in the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Commercial and Industrial Customers Number of ObservationsCommercial and Industrial Customers Number of ObservationsTable 5-1. Residential Customers Number of Cases by Region,

Sullivan, M.J.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Residential Customer Response to Real-time Pricing: The Anaheim Critical Peak Pricing Experiment  

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the need for a large number customers on the CPP program inthey received. A number of customers received total rebatescustomers. There are a number of customers that received

Wolak, Frank A.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

The Use of eCRM to Enhance Customer Relationship: The Case of Toyota Mahanakkorn.  

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?? Many organizations are familiar with using CRM (Customer relationship management) to manage and enhance the customer relationship. Good customer relationship can bring great benefits… (more)

Puengprakiet, Pensiri

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

SC-CH FACTS Customer Service  

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SC-CH FACTS SC-CH FACTS Customer Service Office of Communications P (630) 252-2110 F (630) 252-9473 Address 9800 South Cass Ave. Argonne, Illinois 60439 Websites Chicago Office www.ch.doe.gov Office of Science http://science.energy.gov/ U.S. Department of Energy http://energy.gov/ CH Factoids Who We Are ... Our Mission The Office of Science - Chicago Office (SC-CH) is a field office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a Cabinet-level agency with

333

Conceptual Modeling for Customized XML Schemas  

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XML was initially developed for document management, but it is becoming increasingly used for storing and exchanging all kinds of data on the Internet. In this paper, we introduce a design methodology for XML schemas that is based upon well-understood conceptual modeling methodologies. Because XML is hierarchical (tree-structured), many different XML schemas (or document structures) can be generated from the same conceptual database schema. We describe algorithms for generating customized hierarchical views from EER model, creating XML schemas from hierarchical views, generating SQL queries corresponding to the XML schemas, and creating XML instance documents from the query results. Ó 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Ramez Elmasri; Qing Li; Jack Fu; Yu-chi Wu; Babak Hojabri; Swathi Ande

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Firms as Incubators of Open-Source Software  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many successful open-source projects have been developed by programmers who were employed by firms but worked on open-source projects on the side because of economic incentives like career improvement benefits. Such side work may be a good thing for ... Keywords: business models, game theory, learning by doing, open-source software, principal/agent, programmer compensation, programmer incentives, signalling

Amit Mehra; Rajiv Dewan; Marshall Freimer

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

OM Forum---Operations Management Challenges for Some “Cleantech” Firms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A “cleantech” firm is one with an innovative technology and/or business model for serving an existing market with dramatically reduced environmental impact. This paper describes operations management OM challenges faced by five cleantech ... Keywords: bankruptcy, capacity investment, energy, environment, process innovation, public policy, supply chain management

Erica L. Plambeck

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Identifying web strategies for large-scale firms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The World Wide Web has become increasingly important in helping businesses stay competitive. Hence, in the current business environment, it is essential for large firms in established industries to take advantage of the Web and all it has to offer in ... Keywords: integration, internet, organizational goals, strategy, web

Tuncay Bayrak

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Itinerary determination of imprecise mobile agents with firm deadline  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In some applications, as part of a mobile agent mission, there may be the necessity of meeting a firm end-to-end deadline, although with some itinerary flexibility due to optional resources. This paper proposes an execution model based on the concept ... Keywords: Distributed systems, Mobile agents, Real-time

Luciana Rech; Carlos Montez; Rômulo Silva de Oliveira

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

PPL Electric Utilities - Custom Energy Efficiency Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PPL Electric Utilities - Custom Energy Efficiency Program PPL Electric Utilities - Custom Energy Efficiency Program PPL Electric Utilities - Custom Energy Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Institutional Nonprofit Schools State Government Savings Category Other Maximum Rebate Custom Efficiency Rebates: 50% of incremental cost, $500,000 per customer site per year, or 2 million per parent company Technical Study: $100,000 annually Program Info Expiration Date 5/31/2013 State Pennsylvania Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Custom Incentive: $0.10 per projected first year kWh savings Technical study: 50% of cost '''The available budget for Large C&I (Commercial and Industrial) customers has been fully committed. New funding for energy efficiency projects will be available when Phase 2 begins on June 1, 2013. However, Phase 2 funding

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Definition: Customer Electricity Use Optimization | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Customer Electricity Use Optimization Customer Electricity Use Optimization Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Customer Electricity Use Optimization Customer electricity use optimization is possible if customers are provided with information to make educated decisions about their electricity use. Customers could be able to optimize toward multiple goals such as cost, reliability, convenience, and environmental impact.[1] Also Known As Energy conservation Related Terms electricity generation References ↑ SmartGrid.gov 'Description of Functions' An LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. inline Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Customer_Electricity_Use_Optimization&oldid=480282" Categories: Definitions

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Abstract--The implementation of auctions of long-term firm energy call options and forward contracts as part of the  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for investors, as they enable merchant power plants to sell their electricity for up to 5 years ahead at known) energy production capacity in dry years. For thermal plants, the FEC is given by the available capacity, a thermal plant whose variable operating cost was equal to the rationing cost would have a firm energy

Catholic University of Chile (Universidad Católica de Chile)

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341

A framework and review of customer outage costs: Integration and analysis of electric utility outage cost surveys  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A clear understanding of the monetary value that customers place on reliability and the factors that give rise to higher and lower values is an essential tool in determining investment in the grid. The recent National Transmission Grid Study recognizes the need for this information as one of growing importance for both public and private decision makers. In response, the U.S. Department of Energy has undertaken this study, as a first step toward addressing the current absence of consistent data needed to support better estimates of the economic value of electricity reliability. Twenty-four studies, conducted by eight electric utilities between 1989 and 2002 representing residential and commercial/industrial (small, medium and large) customer groups, were chosen for analysis. The studies cover virtually all of the Southeast, most of the western United States, including California, rural Washington and Oregon, and the Midwest south and east of Chicago. All variables were standardized to a consistent metric and dollar amounts were adjusted to the 2002 CPI. The data were then incorporated into a meta-database in which each outage scenario (e.g., the lost of electric service for one hour on a weekday summer afternoon) is treated as an independent case or record both to permit comparisons between outage characteristics and to increase the statistical power of analysis results. Unadjusted average outage costs and Tobit models that estimate customer damage functions are presented. The customer damage functions express customer outage costs for a given outage scenario and customer class as a function of location, time of day, consumption, and business type. One can use the damage functions to calculate outage costs for specific customer types. For example, using the customer damage functions, the cost experienced by an ''average'' customer resulting from a 1 hour summer afternoon outage is estimated to be approximately $3 for a residential customer, $1,200 for small-medium commercial and industrial customer, and $82,000 for large commercial and industrial customer. Future work to improve the quality and coverage of information on the value of electricity reliability to customers is described.

Lawton, Leora; Sullivan, Michael; Van Liere, Kent; Katz, Aaron; Eto, Joseph

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Green Power Network: Past National Green Power Marketing Conference  

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First DOE/EPRI Green Pricing Workshop First DOE/EPRI Green Pricing Workshop April 11-12, 1996 Golden, Colorado Prepared by Blair G. Swezey, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Terry M. Peterson, Electric Power Research Institute I. Overview Green pricing is an evolving utility service that responds to utility customers' preferences for electricity derived from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, or biomass. Under green pricing, utilities offer customers a voluntary program or service to support electricity generated from renewable energy systems. Customers are asked to pay a rate premium, which is meant to cover the costs that the utility incurs above those paid today for electricity from conventional fuels. Utilities are considering green pricing as a way to build customer loyalty, deploy popular renewable technologies, expand business lines and expertise, and improve understanding of customer response to unbundled pricing and services.

343

Power Quality Improvement Methodology for Wires Companies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides practical utility-side strategies for improving power quality. Much research has been done on the application of custom power devices to mitigate power quality events on transmission and distribution wires systems. However, these solutions can be costly and often benefit a limited number of customers. Many wires companies are looking for ways to improve the overall quality of their service using methods and equipment that are more traditional.

2003-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

344

Independent review of estimated load reductions for PJM's small customer load response pilot project  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

customer mix and the number of customers with electric wateron a much- larger number (215) of customers, and despite thenumber of EWH program participants on each network: 631 customers

Heffner, G.; Moezzi, M.; Goldman, C.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

SaskPower Small Power Producers Program (Saskatchewan, Canada) | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SaskPower Small Power Producers Program (Saskatchewan, Canada) SaskPower Small Power Producers Program (Saskatchewan, Canada) SaskPower Small Power Producers Program (Saskatchewan, Canada) < Back Eligibility Commercial Agricultural Industrial Residential Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Program Info Funding Source SaskPower State Saskatchewan Program Type Performance-Based Incentive Provider SaskPower The Small Power Producers Program accommodates customers who wish to generate up to 100 kilowatts (kW) of electricity for the purpose of offsetting power that would otherwise be purchased from SaskPower or for selling all of the power generated to SaskPower. At the beginning of the application process, you need to choose between one of two options: Sell all of the power you produce to SaskPower, or sell the

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Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Construction Design & Remodeling Sealing Your Home Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heating Heat Pumps Water Heating Program Info State Louisiana Program Type Utility Rate Discount Rebate Amount Discount: 10% discount on energy from November through April for the first five years that the customer lives in participating house. Heat Pump Bonus: Up to $1,000 for eligible heat pump installations Provider Cleco Power Louisiana's Cleco Power offers energy efficiency incentives to eligible

347

CLASSIFY-Profiles: Volume 4: Designing Energy Services for Commercial and Industrial Customers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a changing marketplace, utilities will likely need to enhance their revenue streams through the introduction of nontraditional products and services in areas such as power quality, facilities management, energy management, and utility information. This report defines basic information about customer preferences to help utilities develop attractive, profitable, new services for larger commercial and industrial markets. This report is available only to funders of Program 101A or 101.001. Funders may dow...

1996-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

348

A Case Study on Remote Dispatch of Customer-Owned Resources:Consolidated Edison  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This case study from the Consolidated Edison Smart Grid Demonstration Initiative addresses the implementa­tion of a key component of a “virtual power plant,” an automated demand response (AutoDR) application for the remote dispatch of distributed customer-owned resources.The Consolidated Edison demonstration is focused on develop­ing the technology necessary to integrate distributed resources into the utility’s distribution system and distribution control ...

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

349

Impact of SEMI F47 on Utilities and Their Customers: Abridged Version  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Industrial and commercial end users commonly upgrade their process equipment every few years. EPRI customers can help these end users avoid costly power quality problems by insisting on proper system compatibility specifications during the equipment bidding and procurement stages. EPRI funders were instrumental in the successful effort to develop equipment immunity standards, such as SEMI F47, which has benefited the semiconductor industry and the electric utilities serving these end users. This abridged...

2004-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

350

Are Foreign Firms Privileged By Their Host Governments? Evidence From The 2000 World Business Environment Survey  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Using the data from World Business Environment Survey (WBES) on over 10,000 firms across eighty one countries, this paper finds preliminary evidence that foreign firms enjoy significant regulatory advantages - as perceived ...

Huang, Yasheng

2005-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

351

Carbon Fund for Spanish Firms FC2E | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Spanish Firms FC2E Jump to: navigation, search Name Carbon Fund for Spanish Firms (FC2E) Place Spain Sector Carbon Product String representation "Instituto de Cr ... from the...

352

Complementary capabilities in dynamic environments : the evolution of professional services in information technology product firms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The innovative firm must continually evaluate its boundaries - decisions often shaped through make-buy-partner evaluations and choices about where to define the firm's competences. Building off of earlier work that suggests ...

Anderson, Phillip C., Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

RECs: Tapping Into The Commercial Customer  

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June 2004 issue June 2004 issue Copyright © 2004 Zackin Publications Inc. All Rights Reserved. RECs: Tapping Into The Commercial Customer Making the business case for renewable energy certificates bought by large corporations. BY CRAIG HANSON AND VINCE VAN SON I n last month's issue, we introduced the renewable energy certificate (REC), a relatively new product that represents the environmental and other non-electrical attributes associated with 1 MWh of electricity generated from renewable resources. We also reported that several major U.S. corporations, including Alcoa, Cargill Dow LLC, Delphi Corp., DuPont, Interface, Johnson & Johnson, Kinko's, Pitney Bowes and Sta- ples, completed the nation's largest aggre- gate corporate purchase of RECs in Sep- tember 2003. Together, these members of

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Green Power Network: Past National Green Power Marketing Conference  

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Third National Green Power Conference: Selling Green Power in Competitive Markets Third National Green Power Conference: Selling Green Power in Competitive Markets Prepared by Blair Swezey Ashley Houston National Renewable Energy Laboratory Terry Peterson Electric Power Research Institute December 1998 Proceedings (PDF 84 KB) Download Adobe Reader Overview Green power is a market-driven product developed to meet expressed customer preference for electricity derived from renewable sources such as solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal. Over the last several years, more than 30 electric utility companies have designed green power service options for their customers as differentiated from the standard utility service. And now, as state electricity markets start to open to competition, a new industry is emerging to sell competitively priced green power products and services to discriminating consumers.

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Appendix B Sierra Nevada Region Customer Groups and Economic Regions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

A- Not available electronically. A- Not available electronically. Appendix B Sierra Nevada Region Customer Groups and Economic Regions The list included in this appendix shows the Sierra Nevada Region customers with contracts expiring in the year 2004. The list indicates which customer group each customer is considered a part of for purposes of analysis. The list also shows which economic region each customer is located in. Some customers are not included in a subregion of the central and northern California region. Further discussion of the economic regions is included in Section 4.9.4 and in Appendix L. Appendix C Renewable Technology Cost Information Matrix The development of the renewable technology matrix (RTM) was undertaken to determine the primary cost and performance characteristics of renewable technologies in

356

Understanding Premium Power Grades: Final Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For many utility customers, quality of power has become as important as reliability of power, and providing this required quality serves as the basis of a premium power offering. This report addresses the key technical and economic issues related to premium power grades that utilities, regulators, and end users need to understand to make informed decisions.

2000-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

357

Do Investors Forecast Fat Firms? Evidence from the Gold Mining Industry  

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Economists’ Gold Price Forecasts,” Australian Journal ofDo Investors Forecast Fat Firms? Evidence from the Gold

Borenstein, Severin; Farrell, Joseph

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Simulating Customer Experience and Word-Of-Mouth in Retail -A Case Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the number of satisfied customers at the end of the day to calculate the number of additional customers number of customers are in the department and consequently the demands placed on staff members customers and the lost customers is the same for both strategies. We count the number of customers from

Aickelin, Uwe

359

Categorical Exclusion for U.S. Customs and Border  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Exclusion for U.S. Customs and Border Exclusion for U.S. Customs and Border Protection Non-Intrusive Inspection Tests, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington Proposed Action To support U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to perform testing of radiation detection equipment using a portable linear accelerator (LINAC) at the Pacific Northwest

360

Pre-Entry Knowledge, Learning, and the Survival of New Firms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

New firms are endowed with knowledge and experience at birth through the human capital of their founder(s). Existing empirical research suggests that this pre-entry knowledge and experience will influence the firm's chances of survival; however, the ... Keywords: adaptation, business planning, entrepreneurship, evolutionary economics, firm survival, human capital, knowledge, learning, prior experience, unemployment

John C. Dencker; Marc Gruber; Sonali K. Shah

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Custom Renewable Energy Projects (Oregon) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

on October 16, 2012. Financial Incentive Program Place Oregon Name Custom Renewable Energy Projects Incentive Type State Grant Program Applicable Sector Agricultural,...

362

Customer satisfaction of dining experience in Malaysian malay restaurants.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The subject of this Ph.D. thesis is Customer Satisfaction in Malaysian Malay Restaurants Dining Experience. The research was conducted in three Malay family restaurants in… (more)

Ismail, S.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Customer Perceptions of Restaurant Cleanliness: A Cross Cultural Study.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??What is a clean restaurant in customersâ viewpoints? Restaurant cleanliness is considered one of the most significant conditions when customers evaluate overall restaurant quality or… (more)

Yoo, Seung Ah

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? Making the most of Responsive...

365

Number of Marketers Serving Residential Customers, December 2002  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Number of Marketers Serving Residential Customers, December 2002. State/District *Total Marketers ... Gives number of marketers but no names: Georgia: 10: 10:

366

California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis: Did They Help to Keep the Lights On? Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: California...

367

Flexible, high?performance speech synthesizer using custom NMOS circuitry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A programmable digital signal processor (PDSP) intended primarily for speech synthesis applications has been developed using custom NMOS LSI circuitry. Key features include high speech quality

Jim Caldwell

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Smarter Meters Help Customers Budget Electric Service Costs  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1) two-way communications which allow customers to monitor their electricity consumption and take steps to better manage their electric bills; 2) a voluntary, pre-payment...

369

PowerPoint Presentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

APPA and Federal Hydropower APPA and Federal Hydropower Will Coffman Senior Government Relations Representative American Public Power Association Atlanta, Georgia Oct. 20, 2013 Overview * APPA, the American Public Power Association (APPA): trade association for the more than 2,000 community-owned, not-for- profit electric utilities providing service to 47 mil Americans in 49 states. Many of our members purchase power from Corps projects - Approx. 1,200 public power systems and rural electric cooperatives in 33 states. * We, along with NRECA, advocate for federal hydro customers in Congress and with the Administration Areas of Advocacy 1. Congress - Provide background on PMA customer issues to Committees of jurisdiction * Senate: Energy and Natural Resources * House: Natural Resources

370

Power Purchase Agreements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Power Purchase Agreements Power Purchase Agreements Chandra Shah, NREL 303-384-7557 chandra.shah@nrel.gov February 2011 revised 2 | Federal Energy Management Program eere.energy.gov Overview * Customer-sited power purchase agreement (PPA) definition * Project process * Project examples * Utility Renewable Energy Services Contract (URESC) * Enhanced use lease (EUL) * PPA support, resources and key points 3 | Federal Energy Management Program eere.energy.gov * Private entity purchases, installs, owns, operates and maintains customer-sited renewable equipment * Site purchases electricity through power purchase agreement (PPA) * Pros - Renewable developer (or partner) eligible for tax incentives, accelerated depreciation - No agency up-front capital required - Renewable developer provides O&M - Minimal risk to government

371

New baseload power plants  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is a tabulation of the results of this magazines survey of current plans for new baseload power plants. The table lists the unit name, capacity, fuel, engineering firm, constructor, suppliers for steam generator, turbine generator and flue gas desulfurization equipment, date due on-line, and any non-utility participants. The table includes fossil-fuel plants, nuclear plants, geothermal, biomass and hydroelectric plants.

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1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

PowerShape Market Profiles  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This guidebook contains a series of market profiles for customer segments within the commercial and residential sectors. Each profile is a stand-alone document that provides information about a sector, segment region, or technology. PowerShape Market Profiles provide key insights into the market, demographic, business, and energy characteristics of segments within the commercial and residential sectors. It provides vital information for contacting customers equipped with an understanding of their busines...

1999-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

373

DRAFT DO NOT CITE OR QUOTE Real Time Pricing as a Default or Optional Service for C&I Customers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the information in this report. A-2 #12;Georgia ­ Georgia Power Company Background: Market and Regulatory Context&I Customers: A Comparative Analysis of Eight Case Studies Appendix: Case Studies G. Barbose, C. Goldman, R and funded by the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research Program, under Work

374

Distributed Energy Resources, Power Quality and Reliability - Background  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Power quality [PQ] and power reliability [PR] gained importance in the industrialized world as the pace of installation of sensitive appliances and other electrical loads by utility customers accelerated, beginning in the mid 1980s. Utility-grid-connected customers rapidly discovered that this equipment was increasingly sensitive to various abnormalities in the electricity supply.

Schienbein, Lawrence A.; DeSteese, John G.

2002-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

375

Serial Powering of Silicon Sensors  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Serial powering is a technique to provide power to a number of serially chained detector modules. It is an alternative option to independent powering that is particularly attractive when the number of modules is high, as in largescale silicon tracking detectors for particle physics. It uses a single power cable and a constant current source. On each module power is derived using local shunt regulators. Design aspects of local shunt regulators and system aspects of serial powering will be discussed. Test results and measurements obtained with a silicon strip supermodule will be presented. Specifications of radiation-hard custom serial powering circuitry will be discussed.

Villani, E G; Tyndel, M; Apsimon, R

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Loveland Water and Power - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

a majority of the cost of the upgrades but the customer will be invoiced 0.04 per square foot. Contact Loveland Water and Power, or visit the Platte River Power Authority...

377

Conway - Green Power Purchasing (South Carolina) | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

blocks for a premium of 3.00. The price for businesses is based on overall power consumption. "Green Power Partners" are commercial customers who have agreed to purchase a...

378

Florida Power and Light Company | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Power and Light Company Jump to: navigation, search Name Florida Power and Light Company Place Juno Beach, Florida Zip 33408 Product US utility serving 4.4 million customers in...

379

Introduction of New Technologies to Competing Industrial Customers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Motivated by several examples from industry, such as the introduction of a biotechnology-based process innovation in nylon manufacturing, we consider a technology provider that develops and introduces innovations to a market of industrial customers---original ... Keywords: business-to-business, game theory, industrial customers, industrial markets, multistage game, technology adoption, technology introduction

Sanjiv Erat; Stylianos Kavadias

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

An effective customization procedure with configurable standard models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In electronic catalogs, commodities such as computers and electronic equipment are specified as standard models although a variety of possible alternative specifications can exist as a combination of selected options; therefore, customized configurations ... Keywords: Case-based reasoning, Comparison shopping, Configuration, Constraint satisfaction problem, Customization

Hyun Jung Lee; Jae Kyu Lee

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Customer experience requirements for e-commerce websites  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the emergence of highly interactive applications on the World Wide Web has come a realisation that customer engagement is an increasingly important requirements consideration. It is currently not clear, however, what kinds of requirements websites ... Keywords: aesthetics, customer experience, e-commerce, electronic commerce, heuristics, purchase intentions, requirements engineering, usability, user satisfaction, web requirements, website content, website presentation, website usability

Oscar De Bruijn; Antonella De Angeli; Alistair Sutcliffe

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

An integrated parameterized tool for designing a customized tracheal stent  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The design of customized biomedical devices is certainly relevant nowadays, and to achieve higher implantation accuracy, custom-made implants need to be developed. The aim of this work is to present an integrated tool for the design of a tracheal stent ... Keywords: Additive manufacturing, Attribute listing, Design methodology, Inventive algorithm, QFD, TRIZ, Tracheal stent

Evila L. Melgoza; LíDia Serenó; Antoni Rosell; Joaquim Ciurana

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Google Custom Search API [Google search in your hands  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Google Custom Search API [Google search in your hands] Nicholas Weininger www.google.com/cse code.google.com/apis/customsearch #12;Our mission and history Google Custom Search allows anybody to leverage the Google search platform Used extensively within Google (Help Center, Blogger, etc.) #12;What does a Search API mean to us

Chakrabarti, Soumen

384

Isolating untrusted software extensions by custom scoping rules  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a modern programming language, scoping rules determine the visibility of names in various regions of a program. In this work, we examine the idea of allowing an application developer to customize the scoping rules of its underlying language. We demonstrate ... Keywords: Access control, Custom scoping rules, Java, Language-based security, Name visibility control

Philip W. L. Fong; Simon Orr

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Proceedings: Meeting Customer Needs With Heat Pumps--1989  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electric heat pumps provide a growing number of satisfied customers with space heating and cooling, humidity control, and water heating. Today's increasingly efficient heat pumps emphasize customer comfort and economy and help utilities satisfy their load-shape objectives in an environmentally acceptable manner.

1991-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

386

Product platform design and customization: Status and promise  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In an effort to improve customization for today's highly competitive global marketplace, many companies are utilizing product families and platform-based product development to increase variety, shorten lead times, and reduce costs. The key to a successful ... Keywords: Mass Customization, Product Family, Product Platform, Product Variety

Timothy W. Simpson

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Firm Racial Segregation and Affirmative Action in the Highway Construction Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper I document that highway construction firms in California, particularly those owned by Blacks and Asians, exhibit considerable racial segregation in that they are disproportionately located in zip codes with the greatest concentration of own-race residents. I find that segregated firms serve a larger market than minority-owned firms that are not segregated, and this effect is concentrated in Black-owned firms. I next exploit the segregation of firms to examine the effect of affirmative action on the success of minority-owned firms. Following the significant curtailment of affirmative action in California due to a direct statewide ballot initiative, the number of highway construction establishments located in zip codes with the highest concentrations of Black and Asian residents fell relative to the rest of the state, even conditional on the number of non-construction establishments. This suggests that affirmative action policies may play a role in the net survival rates of minority-owned firms.

Justin Marion

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Monmouth Power & Light- Residential Energy Efficiency Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Monmouth Power & Light offers a wide range of energy efficiency rebates that encourage residential customers to save energy in their homes. To qualify for these incentives electricity must be...

389

Kentucky Power- Residential Efficient HVAC Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Kentucky Power's High Efficiency Heat Pump Program offers a $400 rebate to residential customers living in existing (site-built) homes who upgrade electric resistance heating systems with a new,...

390

Alameda Municipal Power- Residential Energy Efficiency Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has multiple program in place to help encourage its customers to adopt energy efficient equipment and practices in their homes.  The first of these initiatives is a...

391

Definition: Customer Energy Management Device and System | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Device and System Device and System Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Customer Energy Management Device and System A device that can control other energy devices such as thermostats, lighting, direct load control devices, or distributed energy resource within the customer premise. These devices may also receive information or control signals from utillities or third party energy service providers. These devices can help customers manage electricity usage automatically by utilizing information from service providers, or preferences set by the customer.[1] Related Terms energy, electricity generation, distributed energy resource References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/customer_energy_management_device_and_system [[Cat LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like.

392

Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? More Documents & Publications 2012 Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review - Day 2 Presentations Energy Storage Systems 2010 Update Conference Presentations - Day 2, Session 2

393

Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: How do we make the most out of using less energy? More Documents & Publications 2012 Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review - Day 2 Presentations Demand Response National Trends: Implications for the West? Energy Storage Systems 2010 Update Conference Presentations - Day 2,

394

Dakota Electric Association - Commercial and Industrial Custom Energy Grant  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dakota Electric Association - Commercial and Industrial Custom Dakota Electric Association - Commercial and Industrial Custom Energy Grant Program Dakota Electric Association - Commercial and Industrial Custom Energy Grant Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Other Maximum Rebate 50% of total project costs and 100,000 annually in grants/rebates per member. Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Utility Grant Program Rebate Amount 50% of total project costs up to 100,000 Provider Dakota Electric Service Dakota Electric's Custom Energy Grant Program is offered for any commercial or industrial customer that installs qualifying energy-efficient products which exceed conventional models and result in a reduction of electric use, when a specific rebate program is not currently available. Any energy

395

Customer Name: (First name, middle initial, last name) Social Security Number or Federal ID Number TAMU Customer Number (if assigned) Customer Information: Persons authorized to make purchases on this account  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Customer Name: (First name, middle initial, last name) Social Security Number or Federal ID Number TAMU Customer Number (if assigned) Customer Information: Persons authorized to make purchases: Email Address: Phone: Fax: Phone: Fax: Name: Title: Customer Representative Signature: Date: This form

Meagher, Mary

396

Reprinted with permission from the May 2004 issue Copyright 2004 Zackin Publications Inc. All Rights Reserved.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

between the wind facility and the customer, shaping and firming the wind power to meet the end-user's load profile, and having retail suppliers separately include the green power costs on customers' bills. Each

397

Koizumi stands firm to Chirac on Japan hosting nuclear project Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said Sunday that Japan stood firm in its attempt to host a  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Koizumi said Sunday that Japan stood firm in its attempt to host a revolutionary nuclear reactor, amid EUKoizumi stands firm to Chirac on Japan hosting nuclear project 27/03/2005 Prime Minister Junichiro Jacques Chirac discussed the deadlock over the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER

398

Alaska Power Administration combined financial statements, schedules, and supplemental reports, September 30, 1997 and 1996 with independent auditors` report thereon  

SciTech Connect

The Alaska Power Administration (APA) will continue to encourage economic and industrial development in Alaska through implementing the sale of APA assets in a manner consistent with the authorizing legislation while balancing all the stakeholders` interests. Alaska Power Administration will provide their employees opportunities for successful career transitions and conduct an efficient transfer of assets and closeout of APA, while continuing to provide customers reliable, low-cost hydroelectric energy during the transition. The attached report presents the results of the independent certified public accounts` audit of the Alaska Power Administration`s (APA) combined power system statements of assets; Federal investment and liabilities; and the related combined statements of revenues, expenses and accumulated net revenues, and cash flows. The auditors` reports on APA`s internal control structure and compliance with laws and regulations disclosed no reportable conditions or instances of noncompliance. Based on the unqualified opinion of the independent public accounting firm of KPMG Peak Marwick LLP and review of their audit work, the authors believe the financial statements fairly present the financial condition and results of the operations of APA for the period under audit.

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Price Variation Antagonism and Firm Pricing Policies 1,2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: Pricing schemes that vary prices in response to demand shocks may antagonize consumers and reduce demand. At the same time, consumers may take advantage of the opportunities offered by price changes. Overall, the net impact of varying price on demand is ambiguous. We investigate the issue empirically, exploiting a unique dataset from a firm that has experimented with different pricing schemes. Each scheme is characterized by how much prices respond to demand variations. Holding average price and other variables constant, we find that demand is higher when prices vary more. We discuss the implications of our findings with regard to the consumer antagonism hypothesis.

Pascal Courty; Mario Pagliero; Jel D; Christopher Milde; Frank Vella; All Introduction

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Power marketing and renewable energy  

SciTech Connect

Power marketing refers to wholesale and retail transactions of electric power made by companies other than public power entities and the regulated utilities that own the generation and distribution lines. The growth in power marketing has been a major development in the electric power industry during the last few years, and power marketers are expected to realize even more market opportunities as electric industry deregulation proceeds from wholesale competition to retail competition. This Topical Issues Brief examines the nature of the power marketing business and its relationship with renewable power. The information presented is based on interviews conducted with nine power marketing companies, which accounted for almost 54% of total power sales by power marketers in 1995. These interviews provided information on various viewpoints of power marketers, their experience with renewables, and their respective outlooks for including renewables in their resource portfolios. Some basic differences exist between wholesale and retail competition that should be recognized when discussing power marketing and renewable power. At the wholesale level, the majority of power marketers stress the commodity nature of electricity. The primary criteria for developing resource portfolios are the same as those of their wholesale customers: the cost and reliability of power supplies. At the retail level, electricity may be viewed as a product that includes value-added characteristics or services determined by customer preferences.

Fang, J.M.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Power Purchase Agreements  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Text Text eere.energy.gov Power Purchase Agreements Chandra Shah, NREL 303-384-7557 chandra.shah@nrel.gov February 2011 revised 2 | Federal Energy Management Program eere.energy.gov Overview * Customer-sited power purchase agreement (PPA) definition * Project process * Project examples * Utility Renewable Energy Services Contract (URESC) * Enhanced use lease (EUL) * PPA support, resources and key points 3 | Federal Energy Management Program eere.energy.gov * Private entity purchases, installs, owns, operates and maintains customer-sited renewable equipment * Site purchases electricity through power purchase agreement (PPA) * Pros - Renewable developer (or partner) eligible for tax incentives, accelerated depreciation - No agency up-front capital required - Renewable developer provides O&M

402

www.ucei.org Customer Risk from Real-Time Retail Electricity Pricing: Bill Volatility and Hedgability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: One of the most critical concerns that customers have voiced in the debate over real-time retail electricity pricing is that they would be exposed to risk from fluctuations in their electricity cost. The concern seems to be that a customer could find itself consuming a large quantity of power on the day that prices skyrocket and thus receive a monthly bill far larger than it had budgeted for. I analyze the magnitude of this risk, using demand data from 1142 large industrial customers, and then ask how much of this risk can be eliminated through various straightforward financial instruments. I find that very simple hedging strategies can eliminate more than 80 % of the bill volatility that would otherwise occur. Far from being complex, mystifying financial instruments that only a Wall Street analyst could love, these are simple forward power purchase contracts, and are already offered to retail customers by a number of fully-regulated utilities that operate real-time pricing programs. I then show that a slightly more sophisticated application of these forward power purchases can significantly enhance their effect on reducing bill volatility. 1

Severin Borenstein; Severin Borenstein

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

An analysis of the potential for shifting electric power demand within daily load requirement  

SciTech Connect

This report analyzes the potential for shifting the electric power demand within the daily load requirements for large industrial and commercial customers of the Philadelphia Electric Company. This shifting of electric power demand would tend to flatten the daily load curve of electricity demand, benefitting both the power industry and the consumer. Data on estimated summer load curves of large commercial and industrial customers are analyzed for load flattening potential. Cost savings to the customers are determined. (GRA)

Lamb, P.G.

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Survey Methodology for Statistically Valid Sampling Procedure: Monitoring Residential Power Quality  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A majority of work performed in the power quality arena has focused on utility power quality and its effects on industrial and large commercial customers. Monitoring projects have been undertaken to characterize power quality levels at the utility distribution level and to some extent the industrial customer level. Due to the advances in electronic consumer products and the new digital market place, more and more residential customers are purchasing computer-based appliances. Many of the traditional resi...

2000-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

405

Who/where are my new customers? Salvatore Rinzivillo and Salvatore Ruggieri  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. The average number of customers in the selected branches ranges from 14.500 to 21.500 per year. Data were the previous year, and of occasional customers, namely new customers seen only in a year. The number of new cell is labeled with the ratio of the number of new customers over the total number of customers

Ruggieri, Salvatore

406

Towards real-time measurement of customer satisfaction using automatically generated call transcripts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Customer satisfaction is a very important indicator of how successful a contact center is at providing services to the customers. Contact centers typically conduct a manual survey with a randomly selected group of customers to measure customer satisfaction. ... Keywords: classification, contact center calls, customer satisfaction, machine learning, natural language processing, speech analytics, text mining

Youngja Park; Stephen C. Gates

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

A Tariff for Reactive Power - IEEE  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper describes a suggested tariff or payment for the local supply of reactive power from distributed energy resources. The authors consider four sample customers, and estimate the cost of supply of reactive power for each customer. The power system savings from the local supply of reactive power are also estimated for a hypothetical circuit. It is found that reactive power for local voltage regulation could be supplied to the distribution system economically by customers when new inverters are installed. The inverter would be supplied with a power factor of 0.8, and would be capable of local voltage regulation to a schedule supplied by the utility. Inverters are now installed with photovoltaic systems, fuel cells and microturbines, and adjustable-speed motor drives.

Kueck, John D [ORNL; Tufon, Christopher [Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Isemonger, Alan [California Independent System Operator; Kirby, Brendan J [ORNL

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Energy Bundle Bonus (WPS Customers Only) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bundle Bonus (WPS Customers Only) Bundle Bonus (WPS Customers Only) Energy Bundle Bonus (WPS Customers Only) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Schools State Government Tribal Government Savings Category Other Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Construction Design & Remodeling Manufacturing Appliances & Electronics Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate 75% of project cost or $25,000 Program Info State Wisconsin Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount 2 unrelated projects: 25% bonus 3 unrelated projects: 50% bonus

409

Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial and Industrial Energy Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Grant Program Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Grant Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Heat Pumps Manufacturing Appliances & Electronics Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Utility Grant Program Rebate Amount Varies Provider Customer Service Otter Tail Power Company Grants for Conservation Program allows its commercial and industrial customers to submit energy-saving proposals and receive grants for their custom efficiency projects. Possibilities include but are not limited to:

410

Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light (Gas)- Residential Energy Efficiency Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Interstate Power and Light (Alliant Energy) offers residential energy efficiency rebates to Iowa customers for a variety of home upgrades. Rebates are available for certain heating, insulation,...

411

Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light (Electric)- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Iowa)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Interstate Power and Light (Alliant Energy) offers residential energy efficiency rebates and incentives for Iowa customers for a variety of technologies. Rebates are available for certain HVAC...

412

Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light (Electric)- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Interstate Power and Light (Alliant Energy) offers a number of energy efficiency rebates for Minnesota residential customers which implement HVAC, lighting, appliance, window, insulation and water...

413

Kansas City Power & Light- Commercial/Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) provides financial incentives for commercial and industrial customers to increase the energy efficiency of eligible facilities. Rebates are available for...

414

Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light (Gas)- Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Minnesota)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Alliant Energy - Interstate Power and Light (IPL) offers rebates for high efficiency equipment for commercial customers. Rebates are available for windows/sashes, programmable thermostats, water...

415

Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light (Electric)- Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Alliant Energy - Interstate Power and Light (IPL) offers rebates for high efficiency equipment for commercial customers. Rebates are available for high efficiency lighting equipment, occupancy...

416

SaskPower Geothermal and Self-Generated Renewable Power Loan Program (Saskatchewan, Canada)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

SaskPower offers a loan program for residential and farm customers who choose to install a Canadian Geoexchange Coalition (CGC) certified geothermal heating and/or a renewable electricity system.

417

Rates and Repayment Services  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Customer Letter - Preliminary Review of Drought Adder Component for 2011 Firm Power Rates 2010 Rates and Rate Schedule - Current * 2009 Rates and Rate Schedule 2008 Rates and...

418

Definition: Smart Appliances And Equipment (Customer) | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Appliances And Equipment (Customer) Appliances And Equipment (Customer) Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Smart Appliances And Equipment (Customer) Home appliances and devices (i.e., thermostats, pool pumps, clothes washers/dryers, water heaters, etc.) that use wireless technology (i.e., ZigBee) to receive real-time data from the AMI system to control or modulate their operation.[1] Related Terms advanced metering infrastructure, smart grid References ↑ [www.smartgrid.gov/sites/default/files/pdfs/description_of_assets.pdf SmartGrid.gov 'Description of Assets'] An i LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. nline Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Smart_Appliances_And_Equipment_(Customer)&oldid=493118"

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California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis: Did They  

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California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis: Did They California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis: Did They Help to Keep the Lights On? Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis: Did They Help to Keep the Lights On? Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Socio-Economic Website: eetd.lbl.gov/ea/ems/reports/49733.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/california-customer-load-reductions-d Language: English Policies: Regulations Regulations: Mandates/Targets This report details the predicted electricity shortages and blackouts in California (summer 2001) that never occured, in part due to energy conservation measures taken on by the people of California. Intense media coverage and information campaigns about energy efficiency as well as

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V-152: Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP) Multiple Vulnerabilities |  

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2: Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP) Multiple 2: Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP) Multiple Vulnerabilities V-152: Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP) Multiple Vulnerabilities May 9, 2013 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP) PLATFORM: The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 9.0.1 ES 11 ABSTRACT: Various components of Cisco Unified CVP are affected. These vulnerabilities can be exploited independently; however, more than one vulnerability could be exploited on the same device. REFERENCE LINKS: Secunia Advisory SA53306 Cisco Advisory ID cisco-sa-20130508-cvp Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin CVE-2013-1220 CVE-2013-1221 CVE-2013-1222 CVE-2013-1223 CVE-2013-1224 CVE-2013-1225 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium DISCUSSION:

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Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency  

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Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Savings Category Other Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Manufacturing Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Heating Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Maximum Rebate $600,000/year/facility. Incentives $1-$200,000: paid at 100% Incentives $200,000-$600,000: paid at 50% Custom: 50% of incremental cost Retro-Commissioning: $200,000/year/facility; $100,000/project Leak Survey: $10,000

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DOE Challenge Home Case Study, Transformations, Inc., Custom...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

to come. When Wes Parlee moved his family of three into their new 1,912-square-foot custom home in April 2012, he knew he'd get lower energy bills but he was still a bit...

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The California Solar Initiative: Cost Trends in Customer-Sited...  

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The California Solar Initiative: Cost Trends in Customer-Sited PV Installations and the Impact of Retail Rate Design on the Economics of PV Systems Speaker(s): Ryan Wiser Date:...

424

A methodology to assess cost implications of automotive customization  

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This thesis focuses on determining the cost of customization for different components or groups of components of a car. It offers a methodology to estimate the manufacturing cost of a complex system such as a car. This ...

Fournier, Laëtitia

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Keep Customers-and Energy...  

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Energy-From Slipping Through the Cracks to someone by E-mail Share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Keep Customers-and Energy-From Slipping Through the Cracks on...

426

A computational approach to custom data representation for hardware accelerators  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This thesis details the application of computational methods to the problem of determining custom data representations when building hardware accelerators for numerical computations. A majority of scientific applications which require hardware ...

Adam B. Kinsman

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Pluggable type-checking for custom type qualifiers in Java  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We have created a framework for adding custom type qualifiers to the Javalanguage in a backward-compatible way. The type system designer definesthe qualifiers and creates a compiler plug-in that enforces theirsemantics. ...

Papi, Matthew M.

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

428

High temperature solid oxide fuel cell: Customer test units  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

There are three 25-kW class SOFC customer test unit programs; two are in Japan (utility joint ventures), one for Southern California Edison Co. The two in Japan are described: Startup, testing, modifications, and operational performance are discussed.

Ray, E.R.; Veyo, S.E.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Delivery optimization for a make to order custom wire mill  

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In the face of growing competition in the Tantalum business, H.C.Starck's management is minimizing the delivery time for custom-made capacitor-grade tantalum wire products. H.C. Starck, Inc., Newton, Massachusetts faces ...

Slivinskiy, Andrey L

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Ameren Illinois (Electric)- Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Prescriptive rebates are available for many HVAC and motor efficiency improvements. Pre-approval is required for all rebates. The programs are available only to non-residential customers that...

431

Smart customization : making evidence-based environmental decisions  

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This thesis examines the environmental benefits created by the manufacture, distribution, and consumer use of products that are mass customized (MC) or produced "on-demand" and tailored to individual end-user preferences. ...

Chin, Ryan C. C., 1974-

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Custom circuit design as a driver of microprocessor performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a survey of some of the most aggressive custom designs for CMOS processor products and prototypes in IBM. We argue that microprocessor performance growth, which has traditionally been driven primarily by CMOS technology and microarchitectural ...

D. H. Allen; S. H. Dhong; H. P. Hofstee; J. Leenstra; K. J. Nowka; D. L. Stasiak; D. F. Wendel

2000-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Guide to Custom Reporting in Portfolio Manager®  

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o o o "How To" Series Guide to Custom Reporting in Portfolio Manager ® EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager ® tool helps you measure and track energy use, water use, and greenhouse gas emissions of your buildings, all in a secure online environment. You can use the results to identify under-performing buildings, set investment priorities, verify efficiency improvements, and receive EPA recognition for superior energy performance. The reporting feature in Portfolio Manager offers a variety of reports and graphics to help you view and share Create a Custom Report 1. Create a report template. 2. Use the template you created to: Generate a custom report. Share your template. Request data from others. performance metrics. This includes standard reports with popular metrics, as well as custom reports

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AEP Ohio - Commercial Custom Project Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

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- Commercial Custom Project Rebate Program - Commercial Custom Project Rebate Program AEP Ohio - Commercial Custom Project Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit Schools State Government Tribal Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Other Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Manufacturing Maximum Rebate 50% of cost up to $300,000/project $600,000/year Sliding scale incentive reduction when calculated incentive exceeds $160,000/project. Program Info State Ohio Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount 0.08/kWh (for one year energy savings) plus 100/kW AEP's demand reduction (at summer peak) Provider AEP Ohio AEP Ohio offers commercial customers incentives to upgrade inefficient

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Custom Coolers: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5315) | Department of Energy  

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Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5315) Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5315) Custom Coolers: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5315) January 31, 2013 DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Custom Coolers, LLC, failed to certify walk-in cooler or freezer (WICF) components as compliant with the energy conservation standards. DOE regulations require a manufacturer (which includes importers) to submit reports certifying that its products have been tested and meet the applicable energy conservation standards. This civil penalty notice advises the company of the potential penalties and DOE's administrative process, including the company's right to a hearing. Custom Coolers: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5315) More Documents & Publications Custom Coolers: Order (2013-CE-5315) Imperial Manufacturing: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5322)

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Natural Gas Utility Restructuring and Customer Choice Act (Montana)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

These regulations apply to natural gas utilities that have restructured in order to acquire rate-based facilities. The regulations address customer choice offerings by natural gas utilities, which...

437

Revamping luxury : mass customization applied to the luxury goods market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis seeks to understand how the crisis has impacted the definition of luxury goods in the mind of consumers and the implications this has for luxury goods companies. It also aims to present Mass Customization as ...

Edouard, Mélissa Susan Caroline Coleman

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Optimal Reservation Deposit Policies in the Presence of Rational Customers and Retail Competition  

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which an uncertain number of customers, with valuation needrm can estimate the number of customers who would attempt torm to determine the number of customers who would attempt to

Georgiadis, G.; Tang, C. S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Customer Participation in Behavioral Programs: A Review of Recruitment Experiences  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As utilities seek new ways to develop relationships with their customers, as well as find new sources for electricity savings to help achieve ambitious energy efficiency goals, behavioral programs have been gaining more attention. However, many questions remain with regard to three main aspects of customer response as it relates to behavioral programs: participation, performance, and persistence. This report focuses solely on the “participation” aspect, which, of the three, is probably ...

2013-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

440

CLASSIFY-Applications: Volume 1: Gathering Information About Your Customers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI's CLASSIFY System helps utilities understand the lifestyle, business, and energy needs of their residential, commercial, and industrial customers. These needs form the foundation of the attitudes and values that drive end-use equipment purchases and energy consumption. Such information is crucial if utilities are to develop and deliver customer-driven products and services. This report is available only to funders of Program 101A or 101.001. Funders may download this report at http://my.primen.com/...

1995-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Interoperability Robustness Checklist for Metering and Customer Communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides a strategic framework and a simplified checklist for the development and design of future dynamic customer-to-utility and customer-to-service-provider systems such as advanced metering and demand response. This framework and checklist is intended to help utilities ensure the technology they are deploying is flexible and robust enough to avoid premature obsolescence, vendor lock-in, and/or system-wide forklift upgrades.

2008-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

442

Customer Satisfaction Assessment at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is developing and implementing a customer satisfaction assessment program (CSAP) to assess the quality of research and development provided by the laboratory. We present the customer survey component of the PNNL CSAP. The customer survey questionnaire is composed of 2 major sections, Strategic Value and Project Performance. The Strategic Value section of the questionnaire consists of 5 questions that can be answered with a 5 point Likert scale response. These questions are designed to determine if a project is directly contributing to critical future national needs. The Project Performance section of the questionnaire consists of 9 questions that can be answered with a 5 point Likert scale response. These questions determine PNNL performance in meeting customer expectations. Many approaches could be used to analyze customer survey data. We present a statistical model that can accurately capture the random behavior of customer survey data. The properties of this statistical model can be used to establish a "gold standard'' or performance expectation for the laboratory, and then assess progress. The gold standard is defined from input from laboratory management --- answers to 4 simple questions, in terms of the information obtained from the CSAP customer survey, define the standard: *What should the average Strategic Value be for the laboratory project portfolio? *What Strategic Value interval should include most of the projects in the laboratory portfolio? *What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 2? *What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 4? We discuss how to analyze CSAP customer survey data with this model. Our discussion will include "lessons learned" and issues that can invalidate this type of assessment.

Anderson, Dale N.; Sours, Mardell L.

2000-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

443

Customer satisfaction assessment at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is developing and implementing a customer satisfaction assessment program (CSAP) to assess the quality of research and development provided by the laboratory. This report presents the customer survey component of the PNNL CSAP. The customer survey questionnaire is composed of two major sections: Strategic Value and Project Performance. Both sections contain a set of questions that can be answered with a 5-point Likert scale response. The strategic value section consists of five questions that are designed to determine if a project directly contributes to critical future national needs. The project Performance section consists of nine questions designed to determine PNNL performance in meeting customer expectations. A statistical model for customer survey data is developed and this report discusses how to analyze the data with this model. The properties of the statistical model can be used to establish a gold standard or performance expectation for the laboratory, and then to assess progress. The gold standard is defined using laboratory management input--answers to four questions, in terms of the information obtained from the customer survey: (1) What should the average Strategic Value be for the laboratory project portfolio? (2) What Strategic Value interval should include most of the projects in the laboratory portfolio? (3) What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 2? (4) What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 4? To be able to provide meaningful answers to these questions, the PNNL customer survey will need to be fully implemented for several years, thus providing a link between management perceptions of laboratory performance and customer survey data.

DN Anderson; ML Sours

2000-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

444

21st Century Customers: Volume 2: Business and Commerce  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Understanding and meeting the evolving needs of business customers could be critical to the future prosperity of energy enterprises. This report examines five significant commercial sector businesses that are undergoing dramatic changes in their markets and relationships to consumers -- retail and food, wholesaling and warehousing, offices, health care, and education. The report provides a companion to Volume 1, 21st Century Customers: Volume 1: Industry and Manufacturing, covering the evolving needs of ...

1999-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

445

21st Century Customers: Volume 1: Industry and Manufacturing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Understanding and meeting the evolving needs of industrial customers could be critical to the future prosperity of energy enterprises. This report examines five significant industries that are undergoing dramatic changes in their markets and relationships to buyers of their products -- steel and aluminum, paper and pulp, chemicals, plastics, and food processing. The report provides a companion to Volume 2, 21st Century Customers: Volume 2: Business and Commerce, covering the evolving needs of five commer...

1999-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

446

A semi-custom dual channel peak hold circuit for spaceborne instrumentation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A monolithic dual channel peak hold circuit is developed using a semi-custom Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). The circuit is designed specifically for spaceborne instrumentation that requires low power operation and low mass packaging. Each independent circuit holds positive pulses and consists of a differential transconductance amplifier followed by a one way current amplifier. Input gate and output hold functions are enabled by standard TTL or CMOS logic levels. To accommodate a range of applications. quiescent power is adjustable for performance-power tradeoff or can be disabled for single channel use. Fabricated with dielectrically isolated vertical geometry NPN and PNP transistors the circuit is inherently radiation-hard and immune to transient upset.

Sweet, M.R.; Grace, K.M.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

A semi-custom dual channel peak hold circuit for spaceborne instrumentation  

SciTech Connect

A monolithic dual channel peak hold circuit is developed using a semi-custom Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). The circuit is designed specifically for spaceborne instrumentation that requires low power operation and low mass packaging. Each independent circuit holds positive pulses and consists of a differential transconductance amplifier followed by a one way current amplifier. Input gate and output hold functions are enabled by standard TTL or CMOS logic levels. To accommodate a range of applications. quiescent power is adjustable for performance-power tradeoff or can be disabled for single channel use. Fabricated with dielectrically isolated vertical geometry NPN and PNP transistors the circuit is inherently radiation-hard and immune to transient upset.

Sweet, M.R.; Grace, K.M.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Pilot evaluation of electricity-reliability and power-quality monitoring in California's Silicon Valley with the I-Grid(R) system  

SciTech Connect

Power-quality events are of increasing concern for the economy because today's equipment, particularly computers and automated manufacturing devices, is susceptible to these imperceptible voltage changes. A small variation in voltage can cause this equipment to shut down for long periods, resulting in significant business losses. Tiny variations in power quality are difficult to detect except with expensive monitoring equipment used by trained technicians, so many electricity customers are unaware of the role of power-quality events in equipment malfunctioning. This report describes the findings from a pilot study coordinated through the Silicon Valley Manufacturers Group in California to explore the capabilities of I-Grid(R), a new power-quality monitoring system. This system is designed to improve the accessibility of power-quality in formation and to increase understanding of the growing importance of electricity reliability and power quality to the economy. The study used data collected by I-Grid sensors at seven Silicon Valley firms to investigate the impacts of power quality on individual study participants as well as to explore the capabilities of the I-Grid system to detect events on the larger electricity grid by means of correlation of data from the sensors at the different sites. In addition, study participants were interviewed about the value they place on power quality, and their efforts to address electricity-reliability and power-quality problems. Issues were identified that should be taken into consideration in developing a larger, potentially nationwide, network of power-quality sensors.

Eto, Joseph; Divan, Deepak; Brumsickle, William

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

The Impacts of IT on Firm and Industry Stucture: The Personal Computer Industry  

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company reports and industry averages, ,to Rapid Change in the PC Industry,” California ManagementImpacts of IT on Firm and Industry Structure: The Personal

Dedrick, Jason; Kraemer, Kenneth L

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Financial liberalisation and the capital structure of firms listed on the Johannesburg stock exchange.  

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??This thesis examines the impact of financial liberalisation on the capital structure of non-financial firms listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The research hypotheses… (more)

Chipeta, Chimwemwe

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Integrated analysis of customer value of generation system reliability in India  

SciTech Connect

An analytical framework that integrates generation resource outage characteristics and customer value of electricity supply is developed to represent and evaluate reliability of the power system in north India. The composite outage cost function is estimated to be of log-linear form based on the regression analysis of data obtained through extensive customer field surveys in the region. The research illustrates that potentially higher direct outage costs have been displaced by relatively lower adaptive response investments to counteract the impact of interruptions. The implicit reliability of the country`s generation capacity plan through 2000, used along with the outage cost estimates, gives an interrupted energy value, a customer-value-based reliability index, of 2.30 Rupees per kilowatt-hour not served in 1990 ($US 1990 = Rupees 17.50). The outage cost-based reliability planning criterion provides an optimal level of reliability equivalent of 9.1% loss of load probability (LOLP). A comparison reveals that the generation capacity program is unreliable in the beginning but becomes overly reliable toward the later years of the plan.

Sarkar, A. [Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States). Inst. for Environmental Studies; Shrestha, R.M. [Asian Inst. of Tech., Bangkok (Thailand). School of Environment, Resources and Development

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Customer interface document for the Molten Salt Test Loop (MSTL) system.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Solar Thermal Test Facility at Sandia National Laboratories has a unique test capability called the Molten Salt Test Loop (MSTL) system. MSTL is a test capability that allows customers and researchers to test components in flowing, molten nitrate salt. The components tested can range from materials samples, to individual components such as flex hoses, ball joints, and valves, up to full solar collecting systems such as central receiver panels, parabolic troughs, or linear Fresnel systems. MSTL provides realistic conditions similar to a portion of a concentrating solar power facility. The facility currently uses 60/40 nitrate 'solar salt' and can circulate the salt at pressure up to 600psi, temperature to 585 C, and flow rate of 400-600GPM depending on temperature. The purpose of this document is to provide a basis for customers to evaluate the applicability to their testing needs, and to provide an outline of expectations for conducting testing on MSTL. The document can serve as the basis for testing agreements including Work for Others (WFO) and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA). While this document provides the basis for these agreements and describes some of the requirements for testing using MSTL and on the site at Sandia, the document is not sufficient by itself as a test agreement. The document, however, does provide customers with a uniform set of information to begin the test planning process.

Pettit, Kathleen; Kolb, William J.; Gill, David Dennis; Briggs, Ronald D.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Synthesis of Custom Processors based on Extensible Platforms  

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E#ciency and flexibility are critical, but often conflicting, design goals in embedded system design. The recent emergence of extensible processors promises a favorable tradeo# between e#- ciency and flexibility, while keeping design turnaround times short. Current extensible processor design flows automate several tedious tasks, but typically require designers to manually select the parts of the program that are to be implemented as custom instructions. In this work, we describe an automatic methodology to select custom instructions to augment an extensible processor, in order to maximize its e#ciency for a given application program. We demonstrate that the number of custom instruction candidates grows rapidly with program size, leading to a large design space, and that the quality (speedup) of custom instructions varies significantly across this space, motivating the need for the proposed flow. Our methodology features cost functions to guide the custom instruction selection process, as well as static and dynamic pruning techniques to eliminate inferior parts of the design space from consideration. Further, we employ a two-stage process, wherein a limited number of promising instruction candidates are first selected, and then evaluated in more detail through cycle-accurate instruction set simulation and synthesis of the corresponding hardware, to identify the custom instruction combinations that result in the highest program speedup or maximize speedup under a given area constraint.

Fei Sun; Srivaths Ravi; Anand Raghunathan; Niraj K. Jha

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Customer reponse to day-ahead wholesale market electricity prices: Case study of RTP program experience in New York  

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Business Type Number of Customers Industrial Commercialwe identified a number of customer-specific factors that wealso constructed a number of customer-specific categorical

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Fact Sheet: Wind Firming EnergyFarm (October 2012)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Primus Power is deploying a 25 MW/75 MWh EnergyFarm in California's Central Valley, comprising an array of 20 kW EnergyCell flow batteries combined with off-the-shelf components and power...

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SF6432-FP (02-01-12) Firm Fixed Price  

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2/01/12 2/01/12 Page 1 of 21 Printed copies of this document are uncontrolled. Retrieve latest version electronically. SANDIA CORPORATION SF 6432-FP (02/01/12) Section II STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FIRM-FIXED PRICE CONTRACTS THE FOLLOWING CLAUSES APPLY TO THIS CONTRACT AS INDICATED UNLESS SPECIFICALLY DELETED, OR EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THEY ARE SPECIFICALLY SUPPLEMENTED OR AMENDED IN WRITING IN THE COVER PAGE OR SECTION I. (CTRL+CLICK ON A LINK BELOW TO ADVANCE DIRECTLY TO THAT SECTION) ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Ts&Cs) APPLICABLE LAW ASSIGNMENT BANKRUPTCY DEFINITIONS DISPUTES EXCESS FREIGHT CHARGES EXCUSABLE DELAYS EXPORT CONTROL EXTRAS AND VARIATION IN QUANTITY GOVERNMENT PROPERTY MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING AND TESTING STANDARDS

457

Foreign firms to get equal opportunity in Mexican selloff plans  

SciTech Connect

Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has not finalized details of its long-awaited petrochemical privatization program. However, the state oil group has made it clear the selloff schedule, due to begin during the next two months, will give equal investment opportunity to foreign firms, dashing the hopes of Mexican groups that they would be given first right of refusal in the privatization program. Meanwhile, Pemex has agreed with Shell Oil on a previously announced refining joint venture involving Shell's 225,000-bbl/day refinery at Deer Park, TX. Under the plan, Pemex will purchase a 50% stake in the refinery and join Shell in a $1-billion upgrade with would enable it to handle more Mexican crude. Sources believe that Shell and other US oil groups are interested in acquiring assets from Pemex Petroquimica.

Wood, A.; Alvarez, C.

1993-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

458

Solar power towers  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The high desert near Barstow, California, has witnessed the development of this country`s first two solar power towers. Solar One operated successfully from 1982 to 1988 and proved that power towers work efficiently to produce utility-scale power from sunlight. Solar Two was connected to the utility grid in 1996 and is operating today. Like its predecessor, Solar Two is rated at 10 megawatts. An upgrade of the Solar One plant, Solar Two demonstrates how solar energy can be stored in the form of heat in molten salt for power generation on demand. The experience gained with these two pilot power towers has established a foundation on which industry can develop its first commercial plants. These systems produce electricity on a large scale. They are unique among solar technologies because they can store energy efficiently and cost effectively. They can operate whenever the customer needs power, even after dark or during cloudy weather.

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1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Solar power towers  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The high desert near Barstow, California, has witnessed the development of this country's first two solar power towers. Solar One operated successfully from 1982 to 1988 and proved that power towers work efficiently to produce utility-scale power from sunlight. Solar Two was connected to the utility grid in 1996 and is operating today. Like its predecessor, Solar Two is rated at 10 megawatts. An upgrade of the Solar One plant, Solar Two demonstrates how solar energy can be stored in the form of heat in molten salt for power generation on demand. The experience gained with these two pilot power towers has established a foundation on which industry can develop its first commercial plants. These systems produce electricity on a large scale. They are unique among solar technologies because they can store energy efficiently and cost effectively. They can operate whenever the customer needs power, even after dark or during cloudy weather.

NONE

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Green Power Network: Green Pricing  

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Table of Utility Programs by State Table of Utility Programs by State List of Utilities Offering Green Power Top Ten Utility Green Power Programs Green Power Marketing Green Certificates Carbon Offsets State Policies Green Pricing Green pricing is an optional utility service that allows customers an opportunity to support a greater level of utility company investment in renewable energy technologies. Participating customers pay a premium on their electric bills to cover the incremental cost of the additional renewable energy. To date, more than 860 utilities, including investor-owned, municipal utilities, and cooperatives, offer a green pricing option. Table of Utility Programs by State List of Utilities Offering Green Power Top Ten Utility Green Power Programs National Green Pricing Map

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461

The Effect on Electricity Consumption of the Commonwealth Edison Customer Applications Program: Phase 2 Final Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the final Phase 2 analysis of the effects on residential customers' energy consumption patterns of Commonwealth Edison's (ComEd's) Customer Application Program (CAP).

2011-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

462

California customer load reductions during the electricity crisis: Did they help to keep the lights on?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Gas Residential Electricity Residential Gas Rate ($/therm)Residential customers were on an inverted block rate for electricityelectricity rates by customer (CPUC, 2001a). For residential

Goldman, Charles A.; Eto, Joseph H.; Barbose, Galen L.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Estimating Demand Response Market Potential Among Large Commercial and Industrial Customers: A Scoping Study  

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residential customers with peak demand greater than 350 kWs) Eligible Customers (peak demand) Optional hourly pricingis relatively small; the peak demand of its large, non-

Goldman, Charles; Hopper, Nicole; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Neenan, Bernie; Cappers, Peter

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Custom-Instruction Synthesis for Extensible-Processor Platforms  

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Efficiency and flexibility are critical, but often conflicting, design goals in embedded system design. The recent emergence of extensible processors promises a favorable tradeoff between efficiency and flexibility, while keeping design turnaround times short. Current extensible processor design flows automate several tedious tasks, but typically require designers to manually select the parts of the program that are to be implemented as custom instructions. In this work, we describe an automatic methodology to select custom instructions to augment an extensible processor, in order to maximize its efficiency for a given application program. We demonstrate that the number of custom instruction candidates grows rapidly with program size, leading to a large design space, and that the quality (speedup) of custom instructions varies significantly across this space, motivating the need for the proposed flow. Our methodology features cost functions to guide the custom instruction selection process, as well as static and dynamic pruning techniques to eliminate inferior parts of the design space from consideration. Furthermore, we employ a two-stage process, wherein a limited number of promising instruction candidates are first short-listed using efficient selection criteria, and then evaluated in more detail through cycle-accurate instruction set simulation and synthesis of the corresponding hardware, to identify the custom instruction combinations that result in the highest program speedup or maximize speedup under a given area constraint. We have evaluated the proposed techniques using a state-of-the-art extensible processor platform, in the context of a commercial design flow. Experiments with several benchmark programs indicate that custom processors synthesized using automa...

Fei Sun; Student Member; Anand Raghunathan; Srivaths Ravi; Senior Member; Niraj K. Jha

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Electric Power Waveform Distortion  

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Engineering issues regarding waveform distortion, harmonics, radio-frequency noise, and similar concerns have existed as long as there has been a power industry. These deal with consequences ranging from heating of transformers and machinery to telephone and radio interference. While waveform distortion has been around for a long time, the sources of harmonics and electromagnetic noise owned by the electricity customer have proliferated in recent years with the widespread usage of such things as switchin...

2012-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Western Area Power Administration (Arizona) | Open Energy Information  

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Arizona) Arizona) Jump to: navigation, search Name Western Area Power Administration Place Arizona Utility Id 27000 References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File2_2010[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png Energy and Capacity Components of Firm Electric Service Industrial Firm Transmission Service of Salt Lake City Area Integrated Projects Power Commercial Long-Term Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service Commercial Nonfirm Transmission Service Commercial Short-Term Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service Commercial Average Rates Commercial: $0.0175/kWh References ↑ "EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File2_2010"

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Real-Time Pricing- A Flexible Alternative for Electrical Power Supply  

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In an increasingly competitive operating environment, utilities must place greater emphasis on developing programs that benefit the customer while at the same time benefiting the utility. Economy Surplus Power (ESP) is such a program. ESP offers industrial customers attractively priced power supply arrangements based on incremental production costs. Industrial customers receive hourly price quotes for electrical power through a direct computer link between TVA and the customer. The customer has the option to increase or decrease the amount of power requested in response to price signals, plant load conditions, or production requirements. This paper will describe the arrangements for the sale and use of ESP, including the communication system, pricing variations, use of curtailment rights, the types of customers currently participating in the program, and recent modifications.

Reynolds, S. D.; Frye, A. O. Jr.

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Recruiting for Ideas: How Firms Exploit the Prior Inventions of New Hires  

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When firms recruit inventors, they acquire not only the use of their skills but also enhanced access to their stock of ideas. But do hiring firms actually increase their use of new recruits' prior inventions? Our estimates suggest they do, quite significantly ... Keywords: access to ideas, coarsened exact matching, collaborative networks, difference in differences, inventor mobility, knowledge spillovers, learning by hiring, patent citations

Jasjit Singh; Ajay Agrawal

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shaping agility through digital options: reconceptualizing the role of information technology in contemporary firms  

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Agility is vital to the innovation and competitive performance of firms in contemporary business environments. Firms are increasingly relying on information technologies, including process, knowledge, and communication technologies, to enhance their ... Keywords: IT competence, digital options, knowledge capital, process capital, strategic agility

V. Sambamurthy; Anandhi Bharadwaj; Varun Grover

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A New Approach for Firm Value and Default Probability Estimation beyond Merton Models  

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In this paper we present a new model to assess the firm value and the default probability by using a bivariate contingent claim analysis and copula theory. First we discuss an unfeasible case, given the current derivative market on corporate bonds, which ... Keywords: Bivariate option, Copula, Firm value, G12, G30, G32, No arbitrage, Structural models

Maria Elena Giuli; Dean Fantazzini; Mario Alessandro Maggi

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

An elusive antecedent of superior firm performance: The knowledge management factor  

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Knowledge management (KM) concepts, principles, and technologies provide a foundation for understanding and building systems for acquiring, assimilating, selecting, generating, and emitting knowledge-a crucial resource of the firm. In the knowledge management ... Keywords: COMPUSTAT, Financial performance, Firm performance, KM, Knowledge management, Resource-based theory

Clyde W. Holsapple; Jiming Wu

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Detecting information technology impact on firm performance using DEA and decision tree  

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In a modern organisation, it is crucial and common for managers to effectively detect the impact of Information Technology (IT) on firm performance. This allows companies to maintain a competitive edge in rapidly changing business environments ... Keywords: DEA, IT impact, classification, data envelopment analysis, decision tree, decison making, firm performance, information technology, organisational performance

Desheng Wu

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Wall Street vs. Main Street: Firm Strategies for Defending Legitimacy and Their Impact on Different Stakeholders  

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We assess the effect of firm strategies to defend legitimacy on two different stakeholder groups—the public (“Main Street”) and the investment community (“Wall Street”). We identify four types of firm strategies in response ... Keywords: crisis response, legitimacy, stakeholder theory, stigma management, thought worlds

Anna Lamin; Srilata Zaheer

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Firm Size Transmission Effect and Price-Volume Relationship Analysis During Financial Tsunami Periods  

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Investors attend importance to forecast the price of financial assets, thus, the factors affecting the stock price are usually the focus of financial research in the field, in which the most important factors to scholars are firm size transmission effect ... Keywords: Cointegration Test, Firm Size Transmission Effect, Granger-Causality Test, Price-Volume Relationship, Unit Root Test

Wei-Chiang Samuelson Hong; Shih-Yung Wei; Kai Wang

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting international entry decisions for construction firms using fuzzy preference relations and cumulative prospect theory  

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This paper emphasizes on supporting international entry decisions for construction firms in a three-phase analysis process. Phase I identified significant factors as two categories, namely country and project factor levels. Phase II stuck on identifying ... Keywords: Alternative selection, Construction firms, Cumulative prospect theory, Fuzzy preference relations, International construction market

Min-Yuan Cheng; Hsing-Chih Tsai; Kai-Hsiang Chuang

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Firms' information security investment decisions: Stock market evidence of investors' behavior  

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In the information society, it is important for firms to manage their core information resources securely. However, the difficulty of measuring the return on an IT security investment is one of the critical obstacles for firms in making such investment ... Keywords: Abnormal returns, Event methodology, Information security investment, Investors' behavior, Market value, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

Sangmi Chai; Minkyun Kim; H. Raghav Rao

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alameda Municipal Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program |  

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Alameda Municipal Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Alameda Municipal Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Alameda Municipal Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Local Government Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Manufacturing Home Weatherization Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate Contact utility regarding maximum incentive amounts Program Info State California Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Custom Rebates (Motors): $0.09/kWh Custom Rebates (Lighting): $0.15/kWh Custom Rebates (HVAC, Refrigeration, Networks): $0.11/kWh HVAC System: 50% of the difference in cost between Title 24 required

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Power system failure analysis by using the discrete wavelet transform  

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Voltage variations are the most common power quality events that may result in corruption of different industrial processes. The electric power utility industry requires significant improvement in the quality of power provided to customers during faults ... Keywords: discrete wavelet transform, power system failure, wavelet entropy

Ismail Yilmazlar; Gulden Kokturk

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Murray City Power - Net Metering Pilot Program | Department of Energy  

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Murray City Power - Net Metering Pilot Program Murray City Power - Net Metering Pilot Program Murray City Power - Net Metering Pilot Program < Back Eligibility Commercial General Public/Consumer Residential Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Home Weatherization Water Wind Program Info State Utah Program Type Net Metering Provider Murray City Power Under a pilot program, Murray City Power offers net metering to customers that generate electricity using photovoltaic (PV), wind-electric or hydroelectric systems with a maximum capacity of 10 kilowatts (kW).* The utility will install and maintain a revenue meter capable of registering the bi-directional flow of electricity at the customer's facility. Any customer net excess generation (NEG) is carried over to the customer's next bill as a kilowatt-hour credit. Each April, any remaining NEG credits are

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Green Power Network: Top Ten Utility Green Power Programs  

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Top Ten Utility Green Power Programs (as of December 2012) Which utilities are having the greatest success with their green power programs? NREL has compiled extensive data on utility green power programs and produced the following "Top Ten" lists of program characteristics and results: total sales of renewable energy to program participants; total number of customer participants; customer participation rates; percentage of renewable energy in total retail sales; the lowest premium charged to support new renewables development; and utilities using at least two percent solar to supply their green pricing programs. Download Information Release: NREL Highlights 2012 Utility Green Power Leaders Previous Top Ten Lists - December 2010, December 2009, December 2008, December 2007, December 2006, December 2005, December 2004, December 2003, December 2002, December 2001, June 2001, November 2000, April 2000

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EIA - Electric Power Data  

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Survey-level Detail Data Files Survey-level Detail Data Files Electric power data are collected on survey instruments. Data collection is mandated by Congress to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding. The most widely used data are disseminated in reports, such as the Electric Power Monthly and the Electric Power Annual. Publicly available electric power data is available down to the plant level in the Electricity Data Browser and in detailed spreadsheets by survey below. Description Data availability State-level data (consolidated across forms) Contains electricity generation; fuel consumption; emissions; retail sales, revenue, number of customers, and retail prices; generating capacity; and financial data. 1990-2012 (monthly and annual) Electric power sales and revenue data - monthly (Form EIA-826)

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Increasing Student Interest and Comprehension in Power Engineering Education at the Graduate and Undergraduate Levels  

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contains elective courses such as power system analysis, power electronics and drives, advanced electric in power engineering have entered the arena; computer applications and software development firms now hire to maintaining the sinusoidal voltage waveshape at all load buses. Increasing reliability and selling power

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OSTI Customized, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, USDOE  

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Customized Resources for Others Customized Resources for Others OSTI applies these capabilities to provide customized information tools and services for individual DOE offices and non-DOE government entities on a cost-reimbursable basis. These services are provided under the authority of the Economy Act (31 U.S.C. 1535-36). Expertise is available in a range of technical areas, including: Information science and subject-matter analysis Metadata and full-text management Electronic dissemination using various media Distributed searching Data harvesting OSTI develops and maintains subject-specific databases, web portals and websites, manages information systems, and provides electronic publishing and creative services to help DOE program offices, other government agencies, and international organizations better manage their information

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Customer Demand Issues in SmartGrids European Platform: Relevant  

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Customer Demand Issues in SmartGrids European Platform: Relevant Customer Demand Issues in SmartGrids European Platform: Relevant Initiatives Speaker(s): Carlos Alvarez-Bel Date: June 26, 2012 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Mary Ann Piette SmartGrids technological platform was created by the European Commission in order to develop and identify research topics and objectives to facilitate the implementation of future electric grids. Smart grid is, by definition, user-centric, which implies that enhancing and promoting customer participation in electricity markets and systems, from efficiency to demand response, is a key goal. Efficiency targets in Europe (20% energy reduction in 2020) will probably not be met and, on the contrary, the renewable generation share target of 20% for the same year seems affordable. These

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Smarter Meters Help Customers Budget Electric Service Costs  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tri-State Smart Grid Investment Grant Tri-State Smart Grid Investment Grant 1 Tri-State's service area includes parts of Fannin County, Georgia; Polk County, Tennessee; and Cherokee County, North Carolina. Smarter Meters Help Customers Budget Electric Service Costs Tri-State Electric Membership Cooperative (Tri-State) is a distribution rural electric cooperative that primarily serves more than 12,000 rural customers, many of whom have low-incomes living at or near poverty level across a multi-state region (see map). Under their smart grid project, Tri-State has replaced conventional electromechanical meters with solid-state smart meters and implemented advanced electricity service programs in order to give customers greater control over their energy use and costs.

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RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program | Department of Energy  

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RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Schools State Government Savings Category Bioenergy Solar Buying & Making Electricity Maximum Rebate 50% of installed costs; $6 million per applicant per round; and $3 million per individual project Program Info Funding Source RPS Surcharge Start Date 2011 Expiration Date 08/29/2013 State New York Program Type Performance-Based Incentive Rebate Amount Varies; applicants propose incentive levels (up to a 15% bonus for facilities located in Strategic Locations); up-front and performance payments available Provider New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

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Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers  

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Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers in a Changing Regulatory Environment Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers in a Changing Regulatory Environment Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Best Practices Website: www.ornl.gov/~webworks/cppr/y2001/misc/99601.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/approaches-electric-utility-energy-ef Language: English Policies: "Regulations,Financial Incentives" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. Regulations: Feebates This report, written for members of the Weatherization Assistance Program

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Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid | Department  

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Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid December 13, 2010 - 2:44pm Addthis Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability What does this mean for me? Utilities should be communicating to you about projects to modernize the grid that are effecting you. When was the last time you talked to your electricity provider about something besides a service or billing problem? Put another way, does your utility ask for your opinion on its plans for the future? Do you feel like your concerns are heard? There has been a lot of news lately about projects that focus on modernizing the electric grid, with some of it focused on legitimate

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Home Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) | Department of  

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Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) Home Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Construction Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Sealing Your Home Ventilation Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State Wisconsin Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount WPS doubles the existing Air Sealing, Attic Insulation, Exterior Wall Insulation, Sill Box Insulation, Interior Foundation Insulation: 33.3% of improvement costs up to $1,500 through Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Total: 66% of improvement costs of up to $3,000 Assisted Home Performance Bonus: Additional 15% off, for a total of 90% off

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Customer Satisfaction and Network Experience in Mobile Telecommunications Dejan Radosavljevik DRADOSAV@LIACS.NL  

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need to write a program that calculates a customer's bill for a local cable company. There are two customer. The program should also ask the user for the number of premium channels to which the customer subscribes and, in the case of business customers, the number of basic service connections. Problem analysis

Putten, Peter van der

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Evaluation and selection in product design for mass customization: A knowledge decision support approach  

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Mass customization has been identified as a competitive strategy by an increasing number of companies. Family-based product design is an efficient and effective means to realize sufficient product variety, while satisfying a range of customer demands ... Keywords: Customer-Driven Design, Design Evaluation, Fuzzy Clustering, Fuzzy Ranking, Knowledge Support, Mass Customization, Multicriteria Decision Making, Product Family Design, Product Platform

Xuan F. Zha; Ram D. Sriram; Wen F. Lu

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

The Joint Sales Impact of Frequency Reward and Customer Tier Components of Loyalty Programs  

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We estimate the joint impact of the frequency reward and customer tier components of a loyalty program on customer behavior and resultant sales. We provide an integrated analysis of a loyalty program incorporating customers' purchase and cash-in decisions, ... Keywords: customer tier programs, database marketing, frequency reward, loyalty program, segmentation

Praveen K. Kopalle; Yacheng Sun; Scott A. Neslin; Baohong Sun; Vanitha Swaminathan

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Customer Relationship Management for Energy Companies: New Approaches to Meeting Changing Needs  

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This report provides readers with an understanding of the need to revise customer service practices using systems and experiences from other industries as models. At its most refined level, "customer relationship management" is the key to profitability because it provides information and processes that permit effective customer segmentation and successful product development efforts targeted to well-defined and well-understood customer needs.

2001-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Concentrating solar power | Open Energy Information  

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Concentrating solar power Concentrating solar power (Redirected from Concentrating Solar Power) Jump to: navigation, search Concentrating Solar Power Basics (The following text is derived from NREL's concentrating solar power information page.)[1] Concentrating solar power (CSP) offers a utility-scale, firm, dispatchable renewable energy option that can help meet our nation's demand for electricity. CSP plants produce power by first using mirrors to focus sunlight to heat a working fluid. Ultimately, this high-temperature fluid is used to spin a turbine or power an engine that drives a generator. And the final product is electricity. Smaller CSP systems can be located directly where the power is needed. Larger, utility-scale CSP applications provide hundreds of megawatts of electricity for the power grid. Both linear concentrator and power tower

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Concentrating solar power | Open Energy Information  

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Concentrating solar power Concentrating solar power (Redirected from - Concentrating Solar Power) Jump to: navigation, search Concentrating Solar Power Basics (The following text is derived from NREL's concentrating solar power information page.)[1] Concentrating solar power (CSP) offers a utility-scale, firm, dispatchable renewable energy option that can help meet our nation's demand for electricity. CSP plants produce power by first using mirrors to focus sunlight to heat a working fluid. Ultimately, this high-temperature fluid is used to spin a turbine or power an engine that drives a generator. And the final product is electricity. Smaller CSP systems can be located directly where the power is needed. Larger, utility-scale CSP applications provide hundreds of megawatts of electricity for the power grid. Both linear concentrator and power tower

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Valuing Energy Security: Customer Damage Function Methodology and Case Studies at DoD Installations  

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This report describes a methodology to value non-energy savings that can be attributed to energy security projects. The methodology is based on: (1) completing a site survey to collect data on two hypothetical outage scenarios lasting for different durations to compute a customer damage function (CDF), which represents interruption costs as a function of the outage duration; (2) characterizing the reliability of the commercial power supply at the site; and (3) estimating the value of electrical energy security (VEES), which is a metric that characterizes on an annual basis the cost of utility outages. The avoided cost of commercial power outages can be used as ancillary non-energy savings to increase the return on investment of energy security projects.

Giraldez, J.; Booth, S.; Anderson, K.; Massey, K.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Proceedings: Electric Power for Compression Symposium III  

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In its third year, the symposium brought together more than one hundred and fifty attendees representing gas transmission companies, electric utilities, and service firms to meet at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston September 12, 1996, and to discuss the value of partnerships targeted on developing electric power to drive gas compressors on gas pipelines and storage facilities.

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Benefits of quantile regression for the analysis of customer lifetime value in a contractual setting: An application in financial services  

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The move towards a customer-centred approach to marketing, coupled with the increasing availability of customer transaction data, has led to an interest in understanding and estimating customer lifetime value (CLV). Several authors point out that, when ... Keywords: Customer lifetime value, Customer relationship management (CRM), Customer segmentation, Database marketing, Prediction interval, Quantile regression

Dries F. Benoit; Dirk Van den Poel

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"2012 Total Electric Industry- Customers"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Customers" Customers" "(Data from forms EIA-861- schedules 4A, 4B, 4D, EIA-861S and EIA-861U)" "State","Residential","Commercial","Industrial","Transportation","Total" "New England",6203726,842773,34164,5,7080668 "Connecticut",1454651,150435,4647,2,1609735 "Maine",703770,89048,2780,0,795598 "Massachusetts",2699141,389272,21145,2,3109560 "New Hampshire",601697,104978,3444,0,710119 "Rhode Island",435448,57824,1927,1,495200 "Vermont",309019,51216,221,0,360456 "Middle Atlantic",15727423,2215961,45836,26,17989246 "New Jersey",3455302,489943,12729,6,3957980 "New York",7010740,1038268,8144,6,8057158

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Full list of Portfolio Manager custom reporting metrics | ENERGY STAR  

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Full list of Portfolio Manager custom reporting metrics Full list of Portfolio Manager custom reporting metrics Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources