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Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions | Department of Energy  

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Services » Energy Assurance » Emergency Preparedness » Community Services » Energy Assurance » Emergency Preparedness » Community Guidelines » Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Because natural gas is distributed through underground pipelines, delivery disruptions occur less often than electrical outages. Severe storms, flooding, and earthquakes can expose and break pipes, however. When disruptions do occur, it can take weeks or even months to restore. Communicate effectively with the public, and ensure that first responders and gas companies have everything they need to speed up restoration efforts. Effectively communicate with the public-It may be necessary to explain to the public why it takes longer to restore natural gas service

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Business Owners: Prepare for Utility Disruptions | Department of Energy  

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for Utility Disruptions for Utility Disruptions Business Owners: Prepare for Utility Disruptions Business Owners: Prepare for Utility Disruptions Have a plan in place in case a natural disaster or other hazard knocks out your business's electricity or natural gas service. Identify energy utilities-The utilities that are absolutely necessary to running your business. How might a disaster impact the availability of those utilities? Determine backup options-Contact your utility companies to discuss potential backup options, such as portable generators to provide power. Learn how and when to turn off utilities-For example, if you turn off your natural gas, a professional technician must turn it back on. Learn more Consider using backup generators-Generators can power the most important aspects of your business in an emergency. This will involve:

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Measurement of projectile energy and velocity requirements for the disruption of unexploded ordnance  

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This paper details the design and fabrication of a disrupting test rig for measuring the energy required to separate the fuze from the casing of unexploded ordnance (UXO), also called disrupting the device. Preliminary ...

Jeunnette, Mark N. (Mark Nathaniel), 1979-

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Homeowners: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions | Department of Energy  

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Natural Gas Disruptions Natural Gas Disruptions Homeowners: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Homeowners: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Because natural gas is distributed through underground pipelines, delivery disruptions occur less often than electrical outages. Severe storms, flooding, and earthquakes can expose and break pipes, however. When disruptions do occur, it can take weeks or even months to restore. Homeowners should take care in identifying and reporting any problems, as they may pose substantial risk to public health and safety. A break in a natural gas pipeline can lead to fires and/or explosions. Many of the following guidelines would apply if you detect a propane tank leak, as well. Contact your propane retailer or local fire department in an emergency. Detect a problem-A natural gas leak can be detected by smell,

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General | Open Energy Information  

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Volver Pgina principal General banner.jpg Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleGeneral&oldid519011" What links here Related changes Special pages Printable...

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General Relativistic Hydrodynamic Simulation of Accretion Flow from a Stellar Tidal Disruption  

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We study how the matter dispersed when a supermassive black hole tidally disrupts a star joins an accretion flow. Combining a relativistic hydrodynamic simulation of the stellar disruption with a relativistic hydrodynamics simulation of the tidal debris motion, we track such a system until ~80% of the stellar mass bound to the black hole has settled into an accretion flow. Shocks near the stellar pericenter and also near the apocenter of the most tightly-bound debris dissipate orbital energy, but only enough to make the characteristic radius comparable to the semi-major axis of the most-bound material, not the tidal radius as previously thought. The outer shocks are caused by post-Newtonian effects, both on the stellar orbit during its disruption and on the tidal forces. Accumulation of mass into the accretion flow is non-monotonic and slow, requiring ~3--10x the orbital period of the most tightly-bound tidal streams, while the inflow time for most of the mass may be comparable to or longer than the mass accu...

Shiokawa, Hotaka; Cheng, Roseanne M; Piran, Tsvi; Noble, Scott C

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face 21st  

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

Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face 21st Century Challenges Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face 21st Century Challenges October 11, 2011 - 11:15am Addthis Dr. Arun Majumdar, Director of the Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), speaks at PopTech's Energy Disruptors: Transforming the System salon on September 8th, 2011. | Courtesy of PopTech Dr. Arun Majumdar, Director of the Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), speaks at PopTech's Energy Disruptors: Transforming the System salon on September 8th, 2011. | Courtesy of PopTech Adam Goldstein contractor to ARPA-E What are the key facts? Bill Gates, Fred Smith and Lee Scott will serve as keynote speakers

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Short Communication Algal cell disruption using microbubbles to localize ultrasonic energy  

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-pressure homogenizers (HPH) (Lee et al., 2012). Unfortunately, the heat of combustion of algal biomass is only 2:7 ? 107: energy requirements for such a process were estimated to be one-fourth of the available heat of combustion of algal biomass and one-fifth of currently used cell disruption methods. This increase in energy

Freund, Jonathan B.

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" Row: General Energy-Management Activities...  

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

1 Number of Establishments by Participation in General Energy-Management Activities, 2010;" " Level: National Data; " " Row: General Energy-Management Activities within NAICS...

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Federal Energy Management Program: General Services Administration -  

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General Services General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products

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General Compression | Open Energy Information  

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Compression Compression Jump to: navigation, search Name General Compression Place Newton, Massachusetts Zip 2458 Product Massachusetts-based developer of compressed air energy storage systems. Coordinates 43.996685°, -87.803724° 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":43.996685,"lon":-87.803724,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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General Motors | Open Energy Information  

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General Motors Place: Detroit, MI Website: http:www.generalmotors.com References: General Motors1 Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership...

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Disruption of Cellular Energy Balance by Suramin in Intact Human Prostatic Carcinoma Cells, a Likely Antiproliferative Mechanism  

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...transforming growth factor Y(44). Thus, inhibition of tetrazolium conversion was not competitively...serum, multiple growth factors, or calcium. The rapid...suramin of tetrazolium conversion in intact DU 145 cells...disruption of cellular energy balance or respiration...

Randall Rago; Jacque Mitchen; Ann-Lii Cheng; Terry Oberley; and George Wilding

1991-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tidal disruption jets as the source of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays  

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Observations of the spectacular, blazar-like tidal disruption event (TDE) candidates Swift J1644+57 and J2058+05 show that the conditions required for accelerating protons to 10^{20} eV appear to be realized in the outer jet, and possibly in the inner jet as well. Direct and indirect estimates of the rate of jetted-TDEs, and of the energy they inject, are compatible with the observed flux of ultra-high energy cosmic rays (UHECRs) and the abundance of presently contributing sources. Thus TDE-jets can be a major source of UHECRs, even compabile with a pure proton composition.

Farrar, Glennys R

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Renewable Energy Technology Module | Open Energy Information  

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General Renewable Energy Technology Module General Renewable Energy Technology Module Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: General Renewable Energy Technology Module Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Technology characterizations Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, References: General Renewable Energy Technology Module[1] Resource Generation and Transmission Interconnection Process Overview, PJM Manual, Transmission and Interconnection Planning Department, System Planning Division, PJM Interconnection, LLC References ↑ "General Renewable Energy Technology Module" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=General_Renewable_Energy_Technology_Module&oldid=328701

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General Atomics | Open Energy Information  

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offers research, development and consulting services to the nuclear industry, including nuclear energy production, manufacturing, defense and related applications. References:...

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Office of Inspector General | Department of Energy  

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Disruptions, Disruptivity, and Safer Operating Windows in the High-? Spherical Torus NSTX  

SciTech Connect

This paper discusses disruption rates, disruption causes, and disruptivity statistics in the high- ?N National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) [M. Ono, et al. Nuclear Fusion 40, 557 (2000)]. While the overall disruption rate is rather high, configurations with high ?N , moderate q*, strong boundary shaping, sufficient rotation, and broad pressure and current profiles are found to have the lowest disruptivity; active n=1 control further reduces the disruptivity. The disruptivity increases rapidly for q*<2.7, which is substantially above the ideal MHD current limit. In quiescent conditions, qmin >1.25 is generally acceptable for avoiding the onset of core rotating n=1 kink/tearing modes; when EPM and ELM disturbances are present, the required qmin for avoiding those modes is raised to ~1.5. The current ramp and early flat-top phase of the discharges are prone to n=1 core rotating modes locking to the wall, leading to a disruption. Small changes to the discharge fueling during this phase can often mitigate the rotation damping associated with these modes and eliminate the disruption. The largest stored energy disruptions are those that occur at high current when a plasma current rampdown is initiated incorrectly.

Gerhardt, S P; Diallo, A; Gates, D; LeBlanc, B P; Menard, J E; Mueller, D; Sabbagh, S A; Soukhanovskii, V; Tritz, K

2012-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Inspector General | Department of Energy  

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Energy Department » Office of Inspector General Energy Department » Office of Inspector General Office of Inspector General Office of Inspector General Latest Reports January 2, 2014 Special Report: DOE/IG-0901 NNSA's Management of the $245 million Nuclear Materials Safeguards and Security Upgrades Project Phase II at Los Alamos National Laboratory December 20, 2013 Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-04 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit December 12, 2013 Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-03 Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2013 Consolidated Financial Statements December 11, 2013 Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-02 Department of Energy's Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit More Reports > Contact the Hotline BY PHONE D.C. Metro Area: (202) 586-4073 Toll free: (800) 541-1625

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General Renewable Energy-Market Development Studies | Open Energy  

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General Renewable Energy-Market Development Studies General Renewable Energy-Market Development Studies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: General Renewable Energy-Market Development Studies Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Topics: Finance, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, Country: China, Mexico Eastern Asia, Central America References: General Renewable Energy-Market Development Studies[1] Resources Energy-policy Framework Conditions for Electricity Markets and Renewable Energies: 21 Country Analyses, TERNA Wind Energy Programme, GTZ Global Renewable Energy Markets and Policies, Eric Martinot, University of Maryland, School of Public Affairs The Potentials of Renewable Energy, Thematic Background Paper,

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General Renewable Energy-Financing Mechanisms | Open Energy Information  

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General Renewable Energy-Financing Mechanisms General Renewable Energy-Financing Mechanisms Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: General Renewable Energy-Financing Mechanisms Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Finance Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, References: General Renewable Energy-Financing Mechanisms[1] Resources RE Financing SHS Risk Sharing Financing Mechanism pilot tested in Palawan Financing Renewable Energy: Instruments, Strategies, Practice Approaches (KfW) Mobilising Finance for Renewable Energies: Thematic Background Paper,Virginia Sonntag-O'Brien, Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy and Eric Usher, UN Environment Programme Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Network (REFIN), 2004 Version.

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General Electric | Open Energy Information  

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Electric Electric Jump to: navigation, search Name General Electric Place Fairfield, Connecticut Zip 06828 Stock Symbol GE Year founded 1892 Number of employees 10,000+"+" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property. Website http://www.ge.com/ Coordinates 41.1758333°, -73.2719444° 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":41.1758333,"lon":-73.2719444,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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General Biodiesel | Open Energy Information  

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Biodiesel Biodiesel Jump to: navigation, search Name General Biodiesel Address 4034 West Marginal Way Place Seattle, Washington Zip 98106 Sector Biofuels Product Aims to turn waste cooking oil and animal fat into feedstock for biodiesel Website http://generalbiodiesel.com/ Coordinates 47.5677317°, -122.3542271° 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":47.5677317,"lon":-122.3542271,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Healthcare Energy: Massachusetts General Hospital Gray Building  

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

The Building Technologies Office conducted a healthcare energy end-use monitoring project in partnership with two hospitals. This page contains highlights from monitoring at the Gray Building at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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General Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies | Open Energy  

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General Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies General Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: General Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, References: General Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies[1] Resources Regulator's Handbook on Renewable Energy Programs & Tariffs, The Center for Resource Solutions. Conference Issue Paper, Renewables 2004, International Conference for Renewable Energies Electricity, Renewables and Climate Change: Searching for a Cost-Effective Policy, Karen Palmer and Dallas Burtraw, Resources for the

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A single model of interacting dark energy: generalized phantom energy or generalized Chaplygin gas  

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I present a model in which dark energy interacts with matter. The former is represented by a variable equation of state. It is shown that the phantom crossing takes place at zero redshift, moreover, stable scaling solution of the Friedmann equations is obtained. I show that dark energy is most probably be either generalized phantom energy or the generalized Chaplygin gas.

Mubasher Jamil

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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All General Counsel Reports All General Counsel Reports All General Counsel Reports RSS January 9, 2014 DETERMINATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE BAYH-DOLE ACT FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND ADVANCED ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES Under the Bayh-Dole Act, 35 U.S.C. §§ 200-12 ("Bayh-Dole"), Federal agencies may determine that "exceptional circumstances" exist such that a modification in the patent rights disposition provided under the Act would better promote its objectives. December 20, 2013 AeroSys: Order (2011-SCE-1624) DOE ordered AeroSys, Inc. (AeroSys) to pay a $100,000 civil penalty after finding AeroSys had (1) failed to certify that certain models of space-constrained central air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps comply with the applicable energy conservation standards; and (2)

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International Atomic Energy Agency - General Session | Department of Energy  

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- General Session - General Session International Atomic Energy Agency - General Session September 18, 2006 - 8:53am Addthis Prepared Remarks for Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman Thank you Director General ElBaradei. Congratulations to Mr. Abdul Samad Minty on your election as President of this, the 50th IAEA General Conference. President George W. Bush sends a letter wishing us a productive conference. Let me draw from his message: "My Administration has announced a bold new proposal called the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership. We will work with countries to meet their growing energy needs, dispose of waste safely, advance nonproliferation, and keep nuclear technology out of the hands of terrorist networks and terrorist states. "We will encourage reliable access to nuclear fuel for countries that agree

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General...  

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their General Environmental Impacts AgencyCompany Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics: Pathways...

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General Information of the DOE VPP program | Department of Energy  

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General Information of the DOE VPP program General Information of the DOE VPP program General Information The Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program (DOE-VPP) promotes...

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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31, 2012 31, 2012 Philips: Noncompliance Determination (2012-SE-2605) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Philips Lighting Electronics N. A. finding that basic model VEL-I S40-SC, a fluorescent lamp ballast, does not comport with the energy conservation standards. August 30, 2012 Ex parte Communication Memo This memo memorializes the August 29, 2012, meeting between the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), CTIA- August 29, 2012 General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) DOE referred the matter of General Electric refrigerator-freezer basic model PFSF5NFZ**** to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. August 29, 2012

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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16, 2010 16, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-016 This is a request by GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC36-08GO18181 March 16, 2010 Samsung: ENERGY STAR Referral (RF26VAB) DOE referred the matter of Samsung refrigerator-freezer model RF26VAB to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. March 12, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-063 This is a request by CREE, INC for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-08NT01577 March 12, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-003 This is a request by GENERAL ELECTRICC GLOBAL RESEARCH for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0000784

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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1, 2013 1, 2013 Diversified Panels Systems: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5346) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Diversified Panels Systems, Inc. failed to certify a variety of walk-in cooler or freezer components as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. February 21, 2013 General Restaurant Equipment: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5344) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that General Restaurant Equipment Co. failed to certify a variety of walk-in cooler or freezer components as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. February 21, 2013 Commercial Cooler: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5343) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Commercial Cooler, Inc. failed to certify a variety of walk-in cooler or freezer components as

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Portland General Electric Co | Open Energy Information  

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Portland General Electric Co Portland General Electric Co Place Oregon Service Territory Oregon Website www.portlandgeneral.com/d Green Button Landing Page www.portlandgeneral.com/d Green Button Reference Page energy.gov/articles/green Green Button Implemented Yes Utility Id 15248 Utility Location Yes Ownership I NERC Location WECC NERC WECC Yes ISO Other Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Generation Yes Activity Transmission Yes Activity Buying Transmission Yes Activity Distribution Yes Activity Wholesale Marketing Yes Activity Retail Marketing Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle2 Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] Energy Information Administration Form 826[2] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now!

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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Public Comment re Section 934 of the Energy Independence and Security Act Public Comment re Section 934 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 Public Comment by the Uranium Producers of America (UPA) re Section 934 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). The UPA urges DOE to clarify the definition of nuclear supplier to not include uranium production or conversion services as a covered person under EISA. In the alternative, uranium producers and converters should be excluded under the regulations from any cost allocation formula because neither of these entities would contribute to the proximate causation of a covered nuclear incident. July 27, 2011 WA_02_016_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_GLOBAL_RESEARCH_Waiver_of_Domesti.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_051_SOUTHERN_COMPANY_SERVICES_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_F.pdf July 27, 2011

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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WA1993_012_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY--CORPORATE_RESEARCH_AND_.pdf WA1993_012_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY--CORPORATE_RESEARCH_AND_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_99_015_FORD_MOTOR_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_001_AIR_PRODUCTS_AND_CHEMICALS_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1994_001_TEXACO_EXPLORATION_AND_PRODUCTION_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_2001_002_CLASS_WAIVER_To_FACULTY_MEMBERS_OF_HISTORICALLY_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_036_PORVAIR_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_066_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_CO_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_076_CHEVRONTEXACO_TECHNOLOGY_VENTURES_Waiver_of_Patent.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_99_018_TEXACO_ENERGY_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Forei.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_010_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Ri.pdf

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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8, 2011 8, 2011 General Privacy Act Guidance This document provides information on Privacy Act Requests and responses to general FAQs June 3, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-030 This is a request by EATON CORPORATION for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003911. June 3, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-025 This is a request by CREE, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003246. June 2, 2011 DOE 10 CFR Part 431 EERE-2010-BT-TP-0036 RIN 1904-AC-38 Submission of Comments by Howe Corporation Comments to the following DOE Proposed Rules: 10 CFR Part 431 [Docket No. EERE-2010-BT-TP-0036] RIN 1904-AC38 Energy Efficiency Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures for Automatic Commercial Ice Makers

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General Merchandise 50% Energy Savings Technical Support Document 2009 |  

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General Merchandise 50% Energy Savings Technical Support Document 2009 General Merchandise 50% Energy Savings Technical Support Document 2009 Jump to: navigation, search Publication Name General Merchandise 50% Energy Savings Technical Support Document Publication Type Technical Support Document Report Number NREL/TP-550-46100 Publication Year 2009 URL http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy09osti/46100.pdf Building Models General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago High Plug Load Baseline, General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago High Plug Load 50% Energy Savings, General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load Baseline, General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings, General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami High Plug Load Baseline, General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami High Plug Load 50% Energy Savings, General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami Low Plug Load Baseline, General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings

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General inner products for energy eigenstates  

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The features of the inner products between all the types of real and complex-energy solutions of the Schr\\"odinger equation for 1-dimensional cut-off quantum potentials are worked out using a Gaussian regularization. A general Master Solution is introduced which describes any of the above solutions as particular cases. From it, a Master Inner Product is obtained which yields all the particular products. We show that the Outgoing and the Incoming Boundary Conditions fully determine the location of the momenta respectively in the lower and upper half complex plane even for purely imaginary momenta (anti-bound and bound solutions).

J. Julve; S. Turrini; F. J. de Urres

2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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3, 2010 3, 2010 Leader Electronics: Notice of Allowance (2010-SE-2301) DOE issued a Notice of Allowance to Resume Distribution to Leader Electronics Inc., authorizing Leader Electronics to resume distribution of the external power supply model "MU03-F050040-A1(MU03-F1050-AKOS)". September 10, 2010 Ex Parte Memo - 09 02 Mtg-09.09.10.doc Summary of ex parte meeting on energy efficiency standards September 9, 2010 DuraLamp USA: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-0912) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that DuraLamp USA, Inc. failed to certify a variety of general service fluorescent lamps as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. September 8, 2010 Daewoo: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-0410) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Daewoo International

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

28, 2010 28, 2010 Stiebel Eltron: Order (2010-CE-1711) DOE ordered Stiebel Eltron, Inc. to pay a $5,000 civil penalty after finding Stiebel Eltron had failed to certify that certain models of water heaters comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. September 28, 2010 Amerisink: Order (2010-CW-0710) DOE ordered Amerisink, Inc. to pay a $5,000 civil penalty after finding Amerisink had failed to certify that certain models of faucets comply with the applicable water conservation standards. September 27, 2010 GE Appliances: Order (2010-CE-2113) DOE issued an Order after entering into a Compromise Agreement with General Electric Appliances after finding GE Appliances had failed to certify that certain models of dehumidifiers comply with the applicable energy

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Portland General Electric Co | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

(Redirected from PGE) (Redirected from PGE) Jump to: navigation, search Name Portland General Electric Co Place Oregon Service Territory Oregon Website www.portlandgeneral.com/d Green Button Landing Page www.portlandgeneral.com/d Green Button Reference Page energy.gov/articles/green Green Button Implemented Yes Utility Id 15248 Utility Location Yes Ownership I NERC Location WECC NERC WECC Yes ISO Other Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Generation Yes Activity Transmission Yes Activity Buying Transmission Yes Activity Distribution Yes Activity Wholesale Marketing Yes Activity Retail Marketing Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle2 Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] Energy Information Administration Form 826[2] LinkedIn Connections

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

WC_1995_006_CLASS_WALIVER_EG_G_ENERGY_MEASUREMENTS_INC_Manag.pdf WC_1995_006_CLASS_WALIVER_EG_G_ENERGY_MEASUREMENTS_INC_Manag.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_01_011_HONEYWELL_LABORATORIES_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_006_NORTHERN_INDIANA_PUBLIC_SERVICE_Advance_Waiver_Req.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_081_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_U.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_96_014_ASEC_MANUFACTURING_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 CIVILIAN RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT 2008 FEE ADEQUACY ASSESSMENT LETTER REPORT This Fiscal Year 2008 Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Fee Adequacy Letter Report presents an evaluation of the adequacy of the one mill per kilowatt-hour fee paid by commercial nuclear power generators for the permanent disposal of their spent nuclear fuel by the Government. This evaluation recommends no fee change.

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

WC_1996_005_CLASS_WAIVER_Of_the_Governments_US_and_Foreign_.pdf WC_1996_005_CLASS_WAIVER_Of_the_Governments_US_and_Foreign_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_014_CONSOL_ENERGY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foregin_Inven.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_059_EATON_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_a_.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1990_001_APPLICABILITY_OF_CLASS_WAIVER_to_Contract_with_L.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_97_027_GENERAL_ATOMICS__CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Domestic_an.pdf July 27, 2011 Questions concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Labs.txt - Notepad July 27, 2011 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S REPLY BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF REVIEW AND REVERSAL OF THE BOARD'S RULING ON THE MOTION TO WITHDRAW U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S REPLY BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF REVIEW AND REVERSAL OF THE Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board's (BOARD) RULING ON THE MOTION TO WITHDRAW. Brief submitted pursuant to the

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2014-04-11 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standards for General...  

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

Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2014-04-11 Issuance: Energy Conservation...

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Level: National Data; Row: General Energy-Management Activities...  

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

will be fielded in 2015 Table 8.1 Number of Establishments by Participation in General Energy-Management Activities, 2010; Level: National Data; Row: General Energy-Management...

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

1, 2013 1, 2013 EO 12866 Meeting at OMB - ATI Allegheny Ludlum March 7, 2013 Ingersoll-Rand: Order (2012-SE-1608) DOE ordered Ingersoll-Rand to pay a $800 civil penalty after finding Ingersoll-Rand had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. four units of basic model 2TTA0060A4000C, a noncompliant central air conditioner. March 7, 2013 American Cooler Technologies: Order (2013-CE-5305) DOE ordered American Cooler Technologies to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding American Cooler Technologies had failed to certify that certain models of walk-in coolers or freezers (WICF) components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. March 5, 2013 GE Lighting Solutions: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-4901) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that General Electric

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

April 26, 2010 April 26, 2010 Identified Patent Waiver W(I)2010-002 This is a request by UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - LBNL for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-AC02-05CH11231 April 23, 2010 Washington v. DOE - Respondents' Response in Opposition to Petitioner's Motion Department of Energy's response brief in opposition to the State of Washington's petition for review before the D.C. Circuit; Washington asked the Court to review DOE's decision to terminate development of a high-level waste repository at Yucca Mountain, and to issue a preliminary injunction enjoining DOE from taking further action to terminate the program. April 22, 2010 Re: Ex parte communication On April 20, 2010, Scott Bates, Corporate Vice President and General Counsel, and Karen Meyers, Director of Government Affairs, both of the

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

January 12, 2012 January 12, 2012 HEATING, AIR-CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION DISTRIBUTORS INTERNATIONAL (HARDI) OE Framework Document and Stakeholder Meeting regarding the Enforcement of the updated Energy Conservation Standards for Air Conditioners, Furnaces and Heat Pumps. January 9, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2008-002 This is a request by FORD MOTOR COMPANY for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-07NT43276 January 9, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-018 This is a request by CATERPILLAR, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-07NT43277 January 5, 2012 Title: Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-041 This is a request by GENERAL MOTOR for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-AC36-08GO28308.

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

10, 2010 10, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-009 This is a request by GENERAL MOTOR for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0000014 August 10, 2010 Fuzhou Sunlight Lighting: Notice of Allowance (2010-SE-1402) August 10, 2010 August 9, 2010 Reply Comments by the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates The National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates ("NASUCA") submits these reply comments in response to the United States Department of Energy's ("DOE") Request for Information ("RFI") entitled "Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Empowering Consumers and the Smart Grid: Data Access, Third Party Use, and Privacy." August 9, 2010 RE: NBP RFI Reply Comments: Communications Requirements

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

3, 2012 3, 2012 GE Appliances: Order (2012-SE-1403) DOE ordered GE Appliances, a Division of General Electric Company to pay a $63,000 civil penalty after finding GE had privately labeled and distributed in commerce in the U.S. the 4-cubic-foot capacity refrigerator basic model SMR04GAZCS, which includes models SMR04GAZACS and SMR04GAZBCS. October 2, 2012 Winix: Order (2012-CE-3607) DOE ordered Cloud 9 Marketing, Inc. d/b/a Winix, Inc., to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Winix had failed to certify that certain models of dehumidifiers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. October 2, 2012 Royal Centurion: Order (2012-CE-3608) DOE ordered Royal Centurion, Inc., to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Royal Centurion had failed to certify that certain models of

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

8, 2010 8, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-052 This is a request by A123 SYSTEMS, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE003513 November 8, 2010 Ex parte submission of SANYO North America Corp. and SANYO E&E Corp. On November 2, 2010, Nobuko Horii of SANYO North America Corp., Kaz Fukukura and Paul Ramsbottom of SANYO E&E Corp, and Alan Fishel and Adam Bowser of Arent Fox LLP met with Timothy Lynch, Stephanie Weiner, Michael Kido and Laura Barhydt of the Office of the General Counsel and Ashley Armstrong of the Building Technologies Program to discuss ongoing energy-efficiency compliance and certification under Parts 430 and 431 of the Department's rules and regulations with respect to certain Sanyo refrigeration products and forthcoming guidance on such products.

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

8, 2010 8, 2010 Westinghouse Lighting: Notice of Allowance (2010-CE-09/1001) DOE issued a Notice of Allowance to Westinghouse Lighting Corporation allowing Westinghouse Lighting to resume distribution of product code 0521000 after Westinghouse Lighting provided new test data performed according to DOE regulations. October 7, 2010 Quietside Corp: Order (2010-CE-1710) DOE ordered Quietside Corporation to pay a $5,000 civil penalty after finding Quietside Corp. had failed to certify that certain models of water heaters comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. October 7, 2010 GE to DOE General Counsel; Re:Request for Comment on Large Capacity Clothes Washers GE urges the department engage in rulmaking to amend the clothes washer test procedure to reflect efficiency standards of large-capacity

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

2_GENERAL_MOTORS_POWER_TRAIN_DIV_Waiver_of_Domestic_.pdf 2_GENERAL_MOTORS_POWER_TRAIN_DIV_Waiver_of_Domestic_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_97_035_AIR_PRODUCTS_AND_CHEMICALS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_038_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fo.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_016_BAKER_HUGHES_INTEQ_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1990_007_CLASS_WAIVER_for_AMES_LABORATORY_US_Goverment_an.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_053_ALLEGHENY_TECHNOLOGIES_WAH_CHANG_DIVISION_Waiver_o.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_031_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1990_013__UNIVERSITY_OF_CHICAGO_W_31_109_ENG_38__CRADA.pdf July 27, 2011 Microsoft Word - SRNL Fed Register Response.doc July 27, 2011 Notice of extension of public comment period for reply comments. On July 27, 2010, the Department of Energy (DOE) published in the Federal

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

5_039_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fo.pdf 5_039_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fo.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_036_DE_NORA_NORTH_AMERICA_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreg.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_061_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rihts_to_Inventio.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1995_021_SOLARCHEM_ENTERPRISES_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and.pdf July 27, 2011 NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000 An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2000 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes. July 27, 2011 WA_1994_003_GOLDEN_PHOTOCON_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Forei.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_99_008_DUPONT_SUPERCONDUCTIVITY_Waiver_of_US_and_Foreign_.pdf

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

9_018_TEXACO_ENERGY_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Forei.pdf 9_018_TEXACO_ENERGY_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Forei.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_2001_002_CLASS_WAIVER_To_FACULTY_MEMBERS_OF_HISTORICALLY_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_010_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Ri.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_002_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_Rapid_Deployment_of_Rich_Catal.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1995_002_PETITION_FOR_CLASS_WAIVER_FOR_MASON__HANGER_SILA.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_012_CUMMINS_WESTPORT_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreig.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1995_011_CLASS_WAIVER_for_KAISER_HILL_CO_Management_Contr.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_052_CARGILL_DOW_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Patent_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_98_007_SOLAREX_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Patent_Righ.pdf July 27, 2011 SRC_Comments_Re_Technology_Transfer.pdf previous 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

04_075_VARIAN_MEDICAL_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf 04_075_VARIAN_MEDICAL_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf July 27, 2011 FY 2007 Fee Adequacy, Pub 2008 The purpose of this U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste July 27, 2011 WA_1994_031_THE_CONSORTIUM_MEMBERS_Waiver_of_the_Government.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1991_005_CLASS_WAIVER_AND_LIST_OF_DEFENSE_PROGRAMS_TECHNO.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_99_022_AIR_PRODUCTS_AND_CHEMICAL_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_F.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_015_MOTOROLA_LABS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_foreign_Inven.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1993_021_ALLIEDSIGNAL_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_01_019_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Forei.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1993_014_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Governments_US_and_Foreign_P.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_003_DUKE_SOLAR_ENERGY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_P.pdf

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Alaska - CPCN General Information | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CPCN General Information Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library PermittingRegulatory Guidance - Instructions: Alaska - CPCN General...

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SWRCB General NPDES Permits | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

SWRCB General NPDES Permits Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- Permit ApplicationPermit Application: SWRCB General NPDES...

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

3_042_SCHLUMBERGER_TECHNOLOGY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf 3_042_SCHLUMBERGER_TECHNOLOGY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_96_011_ALLIED_SIGNAL_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Right.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_06_018_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_U.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1990_011_CLASS_WAIVER_of_Patent_Rights_for_5_Year_Extensi.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_024_PRAXAIR_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Invention_R.pdf July 27, 2011 Public comment re Price-Anderson Act Enclosed are five copies of the comments of the Association of American Railroads in response to DOE's invitation to comment on Price-Anderson indemnification (62 Fed. Reg. 68272 (Dec. 31, 1997). July 27, 2011 WA_06_034_ENERGY_CONVERSION_DEVICES_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_a.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_06_003_CUMMINS_ENGINE_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

7, 2012 7, 2012 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2012-001 This is a request by ARPA ENERGY for a DOE Class patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FOA-0000474. May 4, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-004 This is a request by GENERAL ELECTRIC GLOBAL REARCH for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FO0007514. May 3, 2012 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2011-013 This is a request by AGREEMENT FOR COMMERCIALIZING TECHNOLOGY (ACT) CLASS WAIVER for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement N/A. May 3, 2012 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2011-009 This is a request by WFO Class Waiver for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement N/A. May 1, 2012 HI Slides (Ref.'s K-0) Presented to DOE

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

14, 2010 14, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-062 This is a request by MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0000141 May 14, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-029 This is a request by GENERAL MOTORS for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC36-09GO19003 May 14, 2010 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2009-017 This is a request by GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FOA-0000116 May 14, 2010 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2009-016 This is a request by GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FOA-00000109 May 13, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-006 This is a request by HYDROGEN ENERGY OF CALIFORNIA for a DOE waiver of

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General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle |  

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

General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle February 3, 2011 - 3:36pm Addthis Image of the General Compression CAES system | courtesy of General Compression, Inc. Image of the General Compression CAES system | courtesy of General Compression, Inc. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Earlier this week, we told you about a new company that's developing battery technology that will allow energy storage for multiple hours on the power grid. General Compression is another innovative company that's developing a different way to store electricity by using compressed air energy storage, or CAES. The technology uses cheap power to pump air into

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General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle |  

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

General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle General Compression Looks at Energy Storage from a Different Angle February 3, 2011 - 3:36pm Addthis Image of the General Compression CAES system | courtesy of General Compression, Inc. Image of the General Compression CAES system | courtesy of General Compression, Inc. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Earlier this week, we told you about a new company that's developing battery technology that will allow energy storage for multiple hours on the power grid. General Compression is another innovative company that's developing a different way to store electricity by using compressed air energy storage, or CAES. The technology uses cheap power to pump air into

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General Electric Company Evaluation of Sustainable Energy Options  

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General Electric Company Evaluation of Sustainable Energy Options for the Big Island of Hawaii-West Rd, Post 109 Honolulu, HI 96822 Phone: 808-956-8346 e-mail: rochelea@hawaii.edu General Electric by General Electric Company (GE) as an account of work sponsored by the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI

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WiFi Meet FuFi: Disruptive Innovation in Logistics Catalysed by Energy  

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Cost of energy per unit of goods or services is likely to evolve as a key differentiator of economic growth. The debt of nations will be re-structured. Corporations, big or small, may not escape from managing their energy ...

Datta, Shoumen

2008-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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ARPA-E Announces $60 Million for Disruptive Technologies to Cut Emissions, Boost Energy Efficiency  

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

Two New Programs Aim to Detect and Measure Methane Emissions and Develop Energy Efficient Heating and Cooling Systems

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts (MESSAGE) (Redirected from Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts Agency/Company /Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics: Pathways analysis Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: www-tc.iaea.org/tcweb/abouttc/strategy/Thematic/pdf/presentations/ener References: Overview of IAEA PESS Models [1] "MESSAGE combines technologies and fuels to construct so-called "energy chains", making it possible to map energy flows from supply (resource

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General Water Quality (Oklahoma) | Department of Energy  

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

General Water Quality (Oklahoma) General Water Quality (Oklahoma) General Water Quality (Oklahoma) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Oklahoma Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Environmental Quality The purpose of this water quality rule is to protect, maintain and improve

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General Counsel (WFP) | Department of Energy  

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

today and in the future. General Counsel Responsible Contacts Thomas Wheeler Director, Workforce Analysis & Planning Division E-mail thomas.wheeler@hq.doe.gov Phone (202)...

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Inspector General (WFP) | Department of Energy  

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

today and in the future. Inspector General Responsible Contacts Thomas Wheeler Director, Workforce Analysis & Planning Division E-mail thomas.wheeler@hq.doe.gov Phone (202)...

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General Service LED Lamps | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

DOE SSL technology fact sheet that compares general service LED light bulbs with incandescent and CFL bulbs. ledgeneral-service-lamps.pdf More Documents & Publications LED...

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Office of the Assistant General Counsel Electricity & Fossil Energy |  

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

Electricity & Fossil Energy Electricity & Fossil Energy Office of the Assistant General Counsel Electricity & Fossil Energy The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Electricity and Fossil Energy (GC-76) provides legal support and advice, and policy guidance, to the Department on electricity, fossil energy, energy regulatory and Federal Power Marketing Administration issues. The office is the lead departmental attorney for the Assistant Secretaries for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, and Fossil Energy, and provides legal advice and support on matters pertaining to the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity; natural gas production, transmission, storage, importation and exportation; oil production and storage including the Strategic Petroleum

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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

Audit Report Audit Report The Department of Energy's Appliance and Equipment Standards Program OAS-M-13-05 August 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 16, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Appliance and Equipment Standards Program" BACKGROUND The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 established a national-level energy conservation program for major appliances and called for setting efficiency targets. This Act, along with subsequent Acts, established mandatory energy efficiency and water conservation

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General Air Permits (Louisiana) | Department of Energy  

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

General Air Permits (Louisiana) General Air Permits (Louisiana) General Air Permits (Louisiana) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Construction Industrial Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Utility Program Info State Louisiana Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Any source, including a temporary source, which emits or has the potential to emit any air contaminant requires an air permit. Facilities with potential emissions less than 5 tons per year of any regulated air pollutant do not need a permit. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issues Title V General Permits. The permit is developed based on equipment types versus facility types, the general permits are not limited in their use to a specific industry or category. Title V permits combine

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CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS ENERGY 12.A GENERAL  

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on or near any system that produces, uses, or stores hazardous energy, a hazardous energy control program by the contractor-managed HECP (e.g., QA's on construction sites, etc.), they shall comply with the contractor and implementation of these activities. Each shall inform the other of their HECPs and Hazardous Energy Control (HEC

US Army Corps of Engineers

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL STRATEGIC PLAN  

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

that promotes positive change. MISSION To strengthen the integrity, economy and efficiency of the Department's programs and operations. PAGE 1 ENERGY INSPECTOR GENERAL FY...

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

February 5, 2010 February 5, 2010 Re: Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs (OWIP) In recent conversations between our agencies, the Department of Energy (DOE) requested the assistance of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) in developing a tool that the Department of Energy could share with the States administering the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG), State Energy Plan (SEP), and the Weatherization Assistance (WAP) Programs. February 5, 2010 PROTOTYPE PROGRAMMATIC AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, THE [INSERT STATE NAME] ENERGY OFFICE AND THE [INSERT STATE NAME] STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE REGARDING EECBG, SEP AND WAP UNDERTAKINGS February 5, 2010 Prototype programmatic agreement for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation

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General Renewable Energy-Productive Uses and Development Impact | Open  

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General Renewable Energy-Productive Uses and Development Impact General Renewable Energy-Productive Uses and Development Impact Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: General Renewable Energy-Productive Uses and Development Impact Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Topics: Implementation, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, References: General Renewable Energy-Productive Uses and Development Impact[1] Resources Productive Uses Productive Uses of Energy for Rural Development, R. Anil Cabraal, Douglas F. Barnes, and Sachin G. Agarwal, Annual Rev. Environ. Resour. 2005. 30:117-44. Millennium Development Goals: Status 2004, United Nations Energy and Gender Bioenergy-Based Productive Use Platforms for Rural Economic

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental  

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts (MESSAGE) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts Agency/Company /Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics: Pathways analysis Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: www-tc.iaea.org/tcweb/abouttc/strategy/Thematic/pdf/presentations/ener References: Overview of IAEA PESS Models [1] "MESSAGE combines technologies and fuels to construct so-called "energy chains", making it possible to map energy flows from supply (resource extraction) to demand (energy services). The model can help design long

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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

Program - State of Colorado and Program - State of Colorado and County of Boulder, Colorado OAS-RA-13-16 March 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 28, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program - State of Colorado and County of Boulder, Colorado" BACKGROUND Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program

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Testimony by the Inspector General | Department of Energy  

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

Testimony by the Inspector General Testimony by the Inspector General Testimony by the Inspector General Testimony by the Inspector General May 1, 2002 Gregory H. Friedman: Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Statement of Gregory H. Friedman, Inspector General U.S. Department of Energy Subject: U.S. Department of Energy's Purchase Card Programs-Lessons Learned March 15, 2001 Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives Statement of Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General Department of Energy Subject: Performance and management challenges confronting the Department of Energy June 10, 1999

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International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference | Department of  

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

International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference September 17, 2007 - 2:41pm Addthis Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Secretary Bodman Thank you Mr. President. Let me congratulate you on your selection as President of this 51st General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency. I also wish to thank Dr. ElBaradei for his leadership as Director General. I am very pleased to be here participating in the opening session of this General Conference. It has already been an eventful week here in Vienna. Yesterday I was privileged to host a ministerial meeting on the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership. This momentous event marked the tripling in size of this partnership with agreement by 16 partners on the GNEP Statement of

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General Guidance on NEPA | Department of Energy  

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

General Guidance on NEPA General Guidance on NEPA General Guidance on NEPA Selected documents providing General Guidance on NEPA. March 1, 2011 DOE, NEPA, and YOU A pamphlet providing information on public participation and NEPA. December 1, 2007 A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA: Having Your Voice Heard This guide is based on research and consultations undertaken by the Council on Environmental Quality concerning the need for a Citizen's Guide to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Participants in NEPA Regional Roundtables held in 2003-2004 clearly voiced the need for an guide that provides an explanation of NEPA, how it is implemented, and how people outside the Federal government - individual citizens, private sector applicants, members of organized groups, or representatives of Tribal,

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Widget:GeneralRedirect | Open Energy Information  

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GeneralRedirect Jump to: navigation, search This widget will redirect the browser to a URL that mediawiki doesn't know about (such as datasets). This widget will take a URL...

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General Brent Scowcroft | Department of Energy  

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

General Brent Scowcroft General Brent Scowcroft About Us General Brent Scowcroft - President, The Scowcroft Group General Brent Scowcroft As President of The Scowcroft Group and one of the country's leading experts on international policy, Brent Scowcroft provides clients with unparalleled strategic advice and assistance in dealing in the international arena. Brent Scowcroft served as the National Security Advisor to both Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, the only individual in U.S. history appointed to the position under two different Presidents. From 1982 to 1989, he was Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm. In this capacity, he advised and assisted a wide range of U.S. and foreign corporate leaders on global joint venture opportunities,

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

4, 2011 4, 2011 Friedrich: ENERGY STAR Referral (CP15F10) DOE referred the matter of Friedrich room air conditioner model CP15F10 to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. February 25, 2011 Energy Savers: Fireplaces Saving energy in fireplace use February 25, 2011 Fireplaces and Woodburning Stoves...May Raise Energy Costs Information on energy efficiency and costs with regard to fireplaces and woodburning stoves February 23, 2011 Felix Storch: Data Request (2010-SCE-0111) DOE requested additional test data from Felix Storch regarding various models of refrigerators and freezers after examining Storch's response to DOE's December 2010 Request for Test Data. February 22, 2011 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2010-005

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

March 20, 2012 March 20, 2012 Meeting Between the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Energy Institute Regarding Proposed Revision of 10 CFR 810 Pursuant to DOE's Guidance on Ex Parte Communications (74 Fed. Reg. 52,795; Oct. 14, 2009), this letter is to memorialize the meeting between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), held on March 13, 2012. March 14, 2012 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2012-003 This is a request by FAST FORWARD PROGRAM for a DOE Class patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement N/A. March 14, 2012 Meeting Concerning Potential Test Procedures and Energy Conservation Standards for Set-Top Boxes and Network Equipment In compliance with the Department of Energy's guidance on ex parte communications (74 Fed. Reg. 52795 (Oct. 14, 2009)), this memorandum

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General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) | Department of  

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

General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) August 29, 2012 DOE referred the matter of General Electric ("GE") refrigerator-freezer model PFSF5NFZ**** to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, brand manager for the ENERGY STAR Program, for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. After referring this matter, DOE determined that GE was also correct that the test report calculations were incorrect given that the tested model had a variable anti-sweat heater. DOE revised its test reports accordingly; however the corrections did not impact the final determination. General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) More Documents & Publications

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General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) | Department of  

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General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) August 29, 2012 DOE referred the matter of General Electric ("GE") refrigerator-freezer model PFSF5NFZ**** to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, brand manager for the ENERGY STAR Program, for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. After referring this matter, DOE determined that GE was also correct that the test report calculations were incorrect given that the tested model had a variable anti-sweat heater. DOE revised its test reports accordingly; however the corrections did not impact the final determination. General Electric: ENERGY STAR Referral (PFSF5NFZ****) More Documents & Publications

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General Renewable Energy-Legal Documents and Operation Manuals | Open  

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General Renewable Energy-Legal Documents and Operation Manuals General Renewable Energy-Legal Documents and Operation Manuals Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: General Renewable Energy-Legal Documents and Operation Manuals Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, References: General Renewable Energy-Legal Documents and Operation Manuals[1] Resource Legal and Regulatory Framework for Wind Power in Russia: Model For Obtaining Approvals and Licenses for Construction and Operation of Wind Power Plants, ZAO Lidesm, Princeton Energy Resource International, LLC, CMT Consulting, LLC, and Morse Associates Legal and Regulatory Framework for Wind Power in Russia: Power

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

Polar King: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5328) Polar King: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5328) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Polar King International Inc. failed to certify a variety of walk-in cooler or freezer components as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. January 31, 2013 American Cooler Technologies: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5305) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that American Cooler Technologies failed to certify walk-in coolers and freezer (WICF) components as compliant with the energy conservation standards. January 31, 2013 Advance Energy Technologies: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5302) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Advance Energy Technologies, Inc. failed to certify walk-in cooler or freezer (WICFs) components as compliant with the energy conservation

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

5, 2010 5, 2010 Electrolux: ENERGY STAR Referral (GAH105Q2T1) DOE referred the matter of Electrolux room air conditioner model GAH105Q2T1 to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. October 5, 2010 Department of Energy Data Access and Privacy Issues Related To Smart Grid Technologies This report by the Department of Energy (DOE) complements DOE's companion report, Informing Federal Smart Grid Policy: The Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities. Both reports are also components of the federal government's much broader efforts to facilitate the adoption and deployment of various Smart Grid technologies. October 5, 2010 Communications Requirements of Smart Grid Technologies This report sets forth the findings of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

26, 2011 26, 2011 Electrolux: ENERGY STAR Referral (EW26SS70I*) DOE referred Electrolux room air conditioner model EW26SS70I* to EPA, brand manager of the ENERGY STAR program, for appropriate action after DOE testing revealed that the model does not meet ENERGY STAR requirements. July 25, 2011 E:\PUBLAW\PUBL404.106 July 22, 2011 Letter to Congress RE: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management's Annual Financial Report The following document is a letter from the Secretary of Energy to the Honorable Joseph R. Biden regarding the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management's Annual Financial Report for the years ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 as required by Section 302(c)(l) of NWPA. July 20, 2011 Public comment re Price Anderson Act extension

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

October 14, 2009 October 14, 2009 Notice of Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations Notice - DOE Guidance on Energy Efficiency Enforcement Regulations, Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 197 October 14, 2009. This notice sets forth the Department of Energy's (DOE's) interpretation of its energy efficiency enforcement regulations. These regulations provide for manufacturer submission of compliance statements and certification reports to DOE, maintenance of compliance records by manufacturers, and the availability of enforcement actions for improper certification or upon a determination of noncompliance. October 14, 2009 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2009-008 This is a request by ARPA ENERGY for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FOA0000065

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Texas General Land Office | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Texas General Land Office Texas General Land Office Name Texas General Land Office Address 1700 Congress Ave Place Austin, Texas Zip 78701 Website www.glo.texas.gov/ Coordinates 30.279382°, -97.73936° 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":30.279382,"lon":-97.73936,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

7, 2010 7, 2010 Earthjustice, Appliance Standards Awareness Project, Natural Resources Defense Council - Comments in response to DOE solicitation of views on the implementation of test procedure waivers for large capacity clothes washers Earthjustice, Appliance Standards Awareness Project, Natural Resources Defense Council - Comments in response to DOE solicitation of views on the implementation of test procedure waivers for large capacity clothes washers. December 7, 2010 Letter to DOE General Counsel from Whirlpool Senior Counsel, Re: Implementation of Alternative Test Procedure for Large Capacity Residential Clothes Washers Letter to DOE General Counsel from Whirlpool Senior Counsel, Re: Implementation of Alternative Test Procedure for Large Capacity Residential

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Secretary Chu Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency General  

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

Secretary Chu Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency Secretary Chu Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference Secretary Chu Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference September 20, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu addressed the International Atomic Energy Agency's 54th General Conference today in Vienna. His prepared remarks are below: Thank you, Ambassador Enkhsaikhan. Congratulations on your election as President of this Conference. I extend my thanks and appreciation to Director General Mr. Yukiya Amano for his exemplary leadership in his first year. I especially welcome the Director General's initiative to help fight cancer in developing countries. I am honored to represent the United States today, and I want to share a

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Secretary Chu Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency General  

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

Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference Secretary Chu Addresses the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference September 20, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu addressed the International Atomic Energy Agency's 54th General Conference today in Vienna. His prepared remarks are below: Thank you, Ambassador Enkhsaikhan. Congratulations on your election as President of this Conference. I extend my thanks and appreciation to Director General Mr. Yukiya Amano for his exemplary leadership in his first year. I especially welcome the Director General's initiative to help fight cancer in developing countries. I am honored to represent the United States today, and I want to share a message from President Barack Obama:

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

16, 2011 16, 2011 Friedrich: ENERGY STAR Referral (SM18M30) DOE referred the matter of Friedrich room air conditioner model SM18M30 to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. March 16, 2011 Maytag: ENERGY STAR Referral (MVWC6ESWW1) DOE referred the matter of Maytag clothes washer model MVWC6ESWW1 to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. March 11, 2011 Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Privacy of Applicants for and Recipients of Services Amending regulations to require all States and other service providers that participate in the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to treat all

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

97_004_FOSTER_WHEELER_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf 97_004_FOSTER_WHEELER_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Order WORK FOR OTHERS (NON-DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FUNDED WORK) July 27, 2011 WC_1995_010__PETITION_FOR_CLASS_WAIVER_for_KAISER_HILL_CO_In.pdf July 27, 2011 NBP RFI: Communications Requirements- Comments of Great River Energy Great River Energy has deployed a fully integrated IP network to 750 remote sites of our electric system, 18 remote offices and 11 electric generating facilities. The IP network transports data information for SCADA, mobile radio voice traffic, metering information, corporate data and voice traffic between office sites, protection operations for power lines, and video surveillance. July 27, 2011 Public comment re Price-Anderson Act We have just been notified of the December 31, 1997, Federal Register

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

June 12, 2013 June 12, 2013 Fisher & Paykel Appliances: ENERGY STAR Referral (WA42T26GW1) DOE referred the matter of Fisher & Paykel Appliances residential clothes washer, model WA42T26GW1, to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. June 10, 2013 DOE Meeting Memorandum: Ex Parte Communications Big Ass Fans is headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, and designs and manufactures a variety of fan models for commercial, industrial and residential use. BAF met with DOE to discuss the ongoing rulemaking process for the commercial and industrial fans and blowers energy conservation standards, docket EERE-2013-BT-STD-0006, and for residential ceiling fans energy conservation standards, docket number

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

9, 2012 9, 2012 FINAL CA IOU Comment Letter RFI Regulatory Burden This letter comprises the comments of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), Southern California Gas Company (SCGC), San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E), and Southern California Edison (SCE) in response to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Request for Information on Regulatory Burden. June 19, 2012 Docket No. EERE- 2008-BT-STD-0005, RIN 1904-AB57 Ex parte communication DOE Meeting of June 13, 2012 This memorandum for the record provides a summary of a June 13, 2012, meeting with U.S. Department of Energy staff concerning DOE's proposed rulemaking regarding amended energy conservation standards for Class A external power supplies (EPSs) and new energy conservation standards for non-Class A EPSs and battery chargers.

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General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) | Open Energy Information  

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General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) Agency/Company /Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Sector: Climate, Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Goods and Materials, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, Offsets and Certificates, Transportation Topics: Background analysis, Baseline projection, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Technology characterizations Country: Kenya, Thailand UN Region: Eastern Africa, Caribbean Coordinates: 13.7240216°, 100.5798602°

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Qatar General Petroleum Corporation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Petroleum Corporation Petroleum Corporation Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Qatar General Petroleum Corporation Name Qatar General Petroleum Corporation Place Doha, Qatar Year founded 1974 Phone number (974) 4440 2000 Website http://www.qp.com.qa/en/Homepa Coordinates 25.280282°, 51.522476° 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":25.280282,"lon":51.522476,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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

Texas State Energy Conservation Texas State Energy Conservation Office  Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 OAS-RA-13-13 February 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 February 21, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE PROGRAM MANAGER, WEATHERIZATION AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM, OFFICE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Jack Rouch, Director Central Audits Division Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Examination Report on "Texas State Energy Conservation Office - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009"

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

24, 2012 24, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-019 This is a request by GE ENERGY for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0007902. October 24, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-018 This is a request by GE ENERGY for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0007859. October 17, 2012 Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) Ex parte Memo This memo memorializes the meeting between AHAM and the Department of Energy on October 17, 2012, for inclusion in the public docket. October 17, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-022 This is a request by FORD MOTOR COMPANY for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FOA-0000421.

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

22, 2011 22, 2011 Elmira Stove Works: Proposed Penalty (2011-CE-1407) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Elmira Stove Works failed to certify refrigerator-freezers as compliant with the energy conservation standards. April 22, 2011 Smeg USA: Proposed Penalty (2011-CE-14/1909) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Smeg USA, Inc. failed to certify a variety of dishwashers and refrigerators as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. April 22, 2011 EiKO: Proposed Penalty (2011-CE-2702) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that EiKO Ltd. - North America failed to certify a variety of incandescent reflector lamps as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. April 22, 2011 Unionaire Group: Proposed Penalty (2011-CE-1508)

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

7, 2013 7, 2013 Edgestar: ENERGY STAR Referral (DEP400EW) DOE referred the matter of Edgestar-brand dehumidifier, model DEP400EW, to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. June 5, 2013 Lutron Electronics: Noncompliance Determination (2012-SE-3796) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. finding that a variety of Class A external power supply basic models do not comport with the energy conservation standards. June 5, 2013 Lutron Electronics: Order (2012-SE-3796) DOE ordered Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. to pay a $82,478 civil penalty after finding Lutron Electronics had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. at least 79,000 units of various basic models of

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

June 27, 2012 June 27, 2012 Electrolux: Proposed Penalty (2012-CE-1901) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Electrolux failed to certify a certain dishwasher as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. June 26, 2012 Sears: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SE-1418) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Sears, Roebuck & Co. finding that Kenmore-brand model number 255.19502010 ("19502") and Kenmore-brand model number 255.19702010 ("19702"), compact chest freezers, do not comport with the energy conservation standards. June 20, 2012 Energy Conservation Standards for Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies; Proposed Rule Making - Ex Parte Communication Apple Inc. met with DOE to discuss the notice of proposed rule making the

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

Public Comments on DOE's NOI re Section 934 of the Energy Independence and Public Comments on DOE's NOI re Section 934 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 Comments by the United States Enrichrnent Corporation (USEC) in response to DOE's Notice of Inquiry (N0l) on the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) Contingent Cost Allocation. 75 Fed. Reg. 43945 (July 27, 2010). July 27, 2011 WA_2006_007_SOLVEY_OLEXIS_SpA_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_.pdf July 27, 2011 Public Comment re Price-Anderson Act Department of Energy (DOE) Price-Anderson Act Comments from White Pine County, Nevada. The views of many "Affected Units of Government" in Nevada are similar to each other and that we have worked together in developing comments. In fact, many of our comments will be identical to those made by

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

20, 2012 20, 2012 ASKO Appliances: Order (2012-CE-19/2004) DOE ordered ASKO Appliances, Inc. to pay a $36,500 civil penalty after finding ASKO had failed to certify that certain models of residential dishwashers and clothes washers comply with the applicable energy and water conservation standards. July 19, 2012 Engineered Products: Proposed Penalty (2012-SE-5401) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Engineered Products Company manufactured/privately-labeled and distributed a number of units of noncompliant basic model 15701, a metal halide lamp fixture with a magnetic probe-start ballast in the U.S. July 18, 2012 Ex Parte Communication, July 18, 2012 Meeting On Wednesday July 18, 2012, three energy efficiency advocates met with representatives of the Department of Energy to discuss the Notice of

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

9, 2013 9, 2013 Metl-Span: Order (2013-CE-5352) DOE ordered Metl-Span LLC to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Metl-Span had failed to certify that any basic models of walk-in cooler and freezer components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 7, 2013 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-033 This is a request by GE-GLOBAL RESEARCH for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-OE000593. May 7, 2013 ASE/CAGI Meeting about Compressors and Compressed Air System Efficiency On April 25, 2013, several representatives of energy efficiency advocacy organizations met with staff and members of the Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI) along with some compressed air experts at the offices of the Alliance to Save Energy to explore and discuss a consensus approach to

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

4, 2011 4, 2011 Smeg USA: Order (2011-CE-14/1909) DOE ordered Smeg USA, Inc. to pay a $6,000 civil penalty after finding Smeg USA had failed to certify that certain models of dishwashers and refrigerators comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 4, 2011 Crosley Group: Order (2011-CE-1506) DOE ordered The Crosley Group, Inc. to pay a $6,000 civil penalty after finding Crosley Group had failed to certify that certain models of room air conditioners comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 3, 2011 AGA Marvel: Order (2011-CE-1905) DOE ordered AGA Marvel to pay a $6,000 civil penalty after finding AGA Marvel had failed to certify that certain models of dishwashers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 2, 2011

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

13, 2011 13, 2011 Open Source Software Update September 13, 2011 ACT Update September 13, 2011 Subcontractor Rights Under CRADAs and WFO Agreements September 13, 2011 Patent Counsel - Patent Reform September 13, 2011 KitchenAid: ENERGY STAR Referral (KSRG25FVMS*) DOE referred the matter of KitchenAid refrigerator model KSRG25FVMS* to the EPA, brand manager of the ENERGY STAR Program, for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. September 13, 2011 Stanford v. Roche, Microsoft and other Supreme Court Cases September 8, 2011 Jandy Pool Products: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-1111) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Jandy Pool Products, Inc. failed to certify a variety of pool heaters as compliant with the

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May 22, 2012 May 22, 2012 Avanti: ENERGY STAR Referral (BCA4560W-2) DOE referred the matter of Avanti refrigerator model BCA4560W-2 to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. May 21, 2012 Ex Parte Communication In Connection with DocketNo.EERE-2010-BT-STD-Q027 Energy Efficiency Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment This memorandum memorializes another communication involving a follow-up to the Motor Coalition's previous communications in connection with this proceeding and documented in a memorandum dated April18, 2012. May 15, 2012 Reducing Regulatory Burden EO 13563 Third RFI As part of its implementation of Executive Order 13563, ''Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,'' issued by the President on January

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USA Manufacturing: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5336) USA Manufacturing: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5336) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that USA Manufacturing failed to certify walk-in cooler or freezer components as compliant with the energy conservation standards. January 31, 2013 TMP: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5334) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that TMP Manufacturing Company, Inc. failed to certify walk-in cooler or freezer (WICF) components as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. January 31, 2013 Custom Coolers: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-5315) 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. January 31, 2013

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7, 2010 7, 2010 Haier America: Consent Decree (2010) DOE entered into a Consent Decree with Haier America Trading, L.L.C., after DOE testing in the Energy Star Verification Testing Pilot Program showed Haier's freezer model HUF138EA, not only failed to satisfy the ENERGY STAR specification, but also failed to meet the applicable federal energy conservation standards. January 7, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-020 This is a request by PRAXAIR, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-NT0005341 January 1, 2010 test test December 29, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-059 This is a request by PPG INDUSTRIES for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0000167 December 29, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-050

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3, 2010 3, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-020 This is a request by HALOTECHNICS, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC36-08GO18144 May 3, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2008-030 This is a request by DOW CORNING CORPORATION for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC36-OBG01B02B May 3, 2010 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2009-005 This is a request by PHOTOVOLTAIC SUPPLY CHAIN for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-PS36-09GO99003 April 28, 2010 Guidance Concerning Applicable Sampling Plan for Certification of Consumer Product The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended, authorizes the Department of Energy to enforce compliance with the energy conservation

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Lumiram Electric: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-1014) Lumiram Electric: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-1014) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Lumiram Electric Corporation failed to certify a variety of incandescent reflector lamps as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. September 7, 2010 Stiebel Eltron: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-1711) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Stiebel Eltron, Inc. failed to certify a variety of water heaters as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. September 7, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-060 This is a request by PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0000412 September 2, 2010 Whirlpool: ENERGY STAR Referral (ASD2524VE) DOE referred the matter of Whirlpool's Amana-brand dishwasher model

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, 2013 , 2013 BSH: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-2001) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that BSH Home Appliances Corp. failed to certify a variety of residential clothes washers as compliant with the applicable energy/water conservation standards. April 2, 2013 Pax Global: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-1413) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Pax Global, Inc. finding that freezer basic models (1) Crosley CCF51; (2) Crosley CCF69; (3) Crosley CCF106; and (4) Daewoo DCF-106W do not comport with the energy conservation standards. April 1, 2013 Keystone: Order (2013-CE-2601) DOE ordered Keystone Technologies, LLC to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Keystone had failed to certify that certain models of fluorescent lamp ballasts comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

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03_039_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_GLOBAL_RESEARCH_CENTER_Waiver_of_.pdf 03_039_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_GLOBAL_RESEARCH_CENTER_Waiver_of_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_96_015_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY_Waiver_of_U.S._and_Foreig.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_96_006_STONE_AND_WEBSTER_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Domestic_a.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1995_023_CERAMATEC_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_007_OSHKOSH_TRUCK_CORP_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_N.pdf July 27, 2011 Appendix A. Notice of Inquiry: Preparation of Report to Congress on Price-Anderson Act. 62 Federal Register 68,272 (December 31, 1997) DOE is requesting public comments concerning the continuation or modification of the provisions of the Price-Anderson Act (the "Act"). These comments will assist the Department in the preparation of a report on the Act to be submitted to Congress by August 1, 1998 as required by the

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General Counsel Law Student Intern Program | Department of Energy  

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Counsel Law Counsel Law Student Intern Program General Counsel Law Student Intern Program The Department of Energy's Office of the General Counsel is accepting applications on a rolling basis for its Law Student Intern Program. The Office of the General Counsel offers an exciting opportunity for law students to gain firsthand exposure to the fast-moving and evolving practice of energy law. The General Counsel is charged by the Secretary of Energy with the authority to determine the Department's authoritative position on any question of law. The General Counsel's Office provides legal advice, counsel, and support to the Secretary, the Deputy Secretary, and program offices throughout DOE to further the Department's mission of advancing the national, economic, and energy security of the United States

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Report Fraud to the Inspector General | Department of Energy  

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

Fraud to the Inspector General Fraud to the Inspector General Report Fraud to the Inspector General The Department of Energy is strongly committed to effective program oversight, including allegations of fraud. The Department takes such allegations seriously and is committed to keeping the public informed about fraudulent practices. A growing number of companies provide energy efficiency services. While the vast majority operates in full compliance with the law, fraudulent companies and scams involving home energy products have been reported. To report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse, including scams involving home energy efficiency services, please contact the Department of Energy's Office of Inspector General (OIG) Hotline: Call: 1-800-541-1625 or 202-586-4073 E-mail: ighotline@hq.doe.gov

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Investing in Our Energy Future: The Story of General Compression |  

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

Our Energy Future: The Story of General Compression Our Energy Future: The Story of General Compression Investing in Our Energy Future: The Story of General Compression February 29, 2012 - 9:23am Addthis April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does government funding mean to a small clean energy startup? In the case of many ARPA-E awardees and small businesses across the country, it means being able to secure the private capital necessary to bring their innovations to life. Just ask David Marcus, founder of General Compression, a Massachusetts company founded in 2006 that received a $750,000 award from ARPA-E to develop a technology that has the ability to store renewable energy for use at any location on the electric grid. "Investors were interested in the

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23, 2011 23, 2011 Living Direct: Order (2011-CE-1904) DOE ordered Living Direct, Inc. to pay a $6,000 civil penalty after finding Living Direct had failed to certify that certain models of dishwashers, refrigerator-freezers and freezers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 21, 2011 Regulatory Burden RFI - Docket No. DOE-HQ-2011-0014-0001 Response to Request for Information on "Reducing Regulatory Burden," 76 Fed. Reg. 6123 (Feb. 3, 2011) May 20, 2011 Elmira Stove Works: Order (2011-CE-1407) DOE ordered Elmira Stove Works to pay a $6,000 civil penalty after finding Elmira Stove Works had failed to certify that certain models of refrigerator-freezers comply with the applicable energy conservation standard. May 20, 2011 Nationwide Industries: Order (2011-CW-2803)

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2, 2011 2, 2011 2011 SECRETARIAL DETERMINATION OF THE ADEQUACY OF THE NUCLEAR WASTE FUND FEE As required by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA), DOE has completed its annual review of the adequacy of the Nuclear Waste Fund fee. Based on that review, the Office of Standard Contract Management has determined that there is no basis to propose an adjustment to the fee to Congress. The Secretary of Energy has adopted and approved this determination. As a result, the fee will remain at the amount specified in the NWPA pending the next annual review. The Secretary's determination is available here. December 22, 2011 ASKO: ENERGY STAR Referral (D5253XXL) DOE referred the matter of ASKO dishwasher model D5253XXL to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model may not meet the

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22, 2013 22, 2013 Commercial Cooler: Order (2013-CE-5343) DOE ordered Commercial Cooler, Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Commercial Cooler had failed to certify that certain models of walk-in cooler and freezer components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. March 22, 2013 Commercial Refrigerator Door: Order (2013-CE-5351) DOE ordered Commercial Refrigerator Door Company, Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Commercial Refrigerator Door had failed to certify that a variety of models of walk-in cooler and freezer components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. March 20, 2013 Central Moloney: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-4702) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Central Moloney, Inc. manufactured and distributed a variety of noncompliant liquid-immersed

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

, 2013 , 2013 Identified Patent Waiver W(I)2012-003 This is a request by UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC for a DOE Identified patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-AC02-06CH11357. March 1, 2013 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2012-006 This is a request by LBNL DESIGN FORWARD PROJECT for a DOE Class patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement N/A. March 1, 2013 Docket No. EERE-2012-BT-TP-0046; RIN 1904-AC52 This memorandum for the record provides a summary of a visit by Mr. Roland Risser, Program Manager, Building Technologies Program, U.S. Department of Energy, to the February 22, 2013, meeting of the Steering Committee for the Set-Top Box Voluntary Agreement in Washington, D.C. February 28, 2013 Advance Energy Technologies: Order (2013-CE-5302)

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14, 2013 14, 2013 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-034 This is a request by CORNING INCORPORATED for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0005757. February 14, 2013 Hicon: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-1426) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Ningbo Hicon International Industry Company, Ltd. finding that model number BD-200, a compact chest freezer, does not comport with the energy conservation standards. February 13, 2013 USA Manufacturing: Order (2013-CE-5336) DOE ordered USA Manufacturing to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding USA Manufacturing had failed to certify that certain models of walk-in cooler and freezer components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. February 13, 2013

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

9, 2011 9, 2011 Guidance Concerning Enforcement of EISA 2007 Standards Candelabra Base and Intermediate Base Lamps The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007) imposed energy conservation standards for candelabra and intermediate base lamps, and those provisions became effective with the statute. July 29, 2011 AK_Order_and_Agreement.pdf July 28, 2011 DOE site facility mgt contracts Internet Posting 5-2-11.xlsx July 28, 2011 Microsoft Word - Ex Parte Memo.docx July 28, 2011 0980_001.pdf Image July 28, 2011 Reassessment of NAF DOE reassessed the National Average Sales for Resale Adjustment Factor (NAF), in accordance with Article I.13(k) of the Standard Contract for Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and/or High-Level Radioactive Waste. Based on the results of this evaluation, DOE has determined that NAF will remain

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

Empowering Consumers and the Smart Grid: Data Access, Third Party Empowering Consumers and the Smart Grid: Data Access, Third Party Use, and Privacy The Edison Electric Institute ("EEI"), on behalf of its member companies, hereby submits the following comments in response to the request by the Department of Energy ("DOE" or "Department") for information on state efforts to enact Smart Grid privacy and data collection policies; utility practices and policies regarding data access and collection; third party access to detailed energy information; the role of the consumer in balancing benefits of data access and privacy; and policies and practices that should guide policymakers in determining who can access co July 12, 2010 Responses by CPower, Inc. to DOE RFI CPower is one of the world's largest providers of demand-side management

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July 25, 2012 July 25, 2012 Almo: Order (2012-CE-1416) DOE ordered Almo Corporation to pay a $6,500 civil penalty after finding Almo had failed to certify that certain models of residential refrigerators comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. July 23, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-064 This is a request by ROLLS ROYCE FUEL SYSTEMS for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0000303 July 20, 2012 Manitowoc Foodservice: Order (2012-CE-5309) DOE ordered Manitowoc Foodservice to pay an $6,000 civil penalty after finding Manitowoc Foodservice had failed to certify that Manitowoc walk-in coolers and freezers (WICFs) and their components comply with the applicable energy conservation standard. July 20, 2012 International Refrigeration: Order (2012-CE-1510)

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All General Counsel Reports | Department of Energy  

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

August 21, 2013 August 21, 2013 MEMORANDUM OF EX PARTE COMMUNICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY The presentation delivered at the 2013 Export Control Coordinators Organization Training addressed changes that were made to the September 2011 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to update regulations relating to Assistance to Foreign Atomic Energy Activities and the July 2013 Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNOPR) (RIN 1994-AA02). August 20, 2013 Record of Communication Concerning Ceiling Fan and Ceiling Fan Light Kit Framework Document-Docket No. EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045 This memo provides an overview of communications made to DOE staff on the subject of possible changes to standards and test procedures for ceiling fans and ceiling fan light kits. August 19, 2013

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

May 2, 2013 May 2, 2013 Lutron Electronics: Proposed Penalty (2012-SE-3796) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. manufactured and distributed noncompliant class A external power supplies in the U.S. May 2, 2013 Neptun Light: Proposed Penalty (2012-SE-3504) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Neptun Light, Inc. failed to certify a variety of medium base compact fluorescent lamps as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 1, 2013 R-Cold: Order (2013-CE-5354) DOE ordered R-Cold, Inc. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding R-Cold had failed to certify that any basic models of walk-in cooler or freezer components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 1, 2013

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

26, 2011 26, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-049 This is a request by DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003916. September 23, 2011 Revised DOE sku calculations Summary, Totals, Costs September 22, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-050 This is a request by EMERSON ELECTRIC for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0004000. September 20, 2011 Haier: ENERGY STAR Referral (PRTS21SAC*) DOE referred the matter of Haier refrigerator model PRTS21SAC* to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing showed that the model does not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. September 16, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-065 This is a request by DRESSER WAUKESHA for a DOE waiver of domestic and

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

24, 2013 24, 2013 Golden Opportunity: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-1418) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Golden Opportunity, Inc. finding that freezer models Golden GFC51 and Golden GFC69 do not comport with the energy conservation standards. April 23, 2013 Golden Opportunity: Compromise Agreement (2013-SE-1418) DOE and Golden Opportunity, Inc. entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers. April 23, 2013 Haier: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SE-1428) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Haier America Trading, LLC finding that Haier model HMCM106EA, a freezer, does not comport with the energy conservation standards. April 23, 2013 Haier: Compromise Agreement (2011-SE-1428)

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

Basement Systems: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-2110) Basement Systems: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-2110) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Basement Systems, Inc. failed to certify a variety of dehumidifier as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. September 8, 2010 Amerisink: Proposed Penalty (2010-CW-0710) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Amerisink, Inc. failed to certify a variety of faucets as compliant with the applicable water conservation standards. September 8, 2010 Hayward Industries: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-1110) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Hayward Industries, Inc. failed to certify a variety of pool heaters as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. September 8, 2010 Navien America: Proposed Penalty (2010-CE-1712)

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

3, 2012 3, 2012 DOE Comments Regulatory Burden RFI These comments are submitted by Rheem Manufacturing Company in response to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) notice appearing in the December 5, 2011 Federal Register requesting information on existing regulations that should be modified, streamlined, expanded, or repealed. February 3, 2012 Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Reducing Regulatory Burden RFI, 76 Fed. Reg. 75798 (Dec. 5, 2011) The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is submitting these comments in response to the above-referenced request for information (RFI) issued by the Department of Energy (DOE). January 31, 2012 Regulatory Burden RFI Executive Order 13563 The situation we described last year (see below) has not improved. We are waiting for additional rules from DOE but don't believe they'll provide

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

April 18, 2012 April 18, 2012 Ex Parte Communication In Connection with DocketNo.EERE-201D-BT-STD-Q027 This memorandum memorializes another communication involving a follow-up to our previous communications in connection with this proceeding and documented in a memorandum dated March 9, 2012. April 18, 2012 Kenmore: ENERGY STAR Referral (253.16582104) DOE referred the matter of Kenmore-brand freezer model 253.16582104, which is manufactured by Electrolux Major Appliances North America ("Electrolux"), to the EPA for appropriate action after DOE testing raised issues regarding whether model 253.16582104 was properly qualified as an ENERGY STAR model. April 18, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-013 This is a request by BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS, INC. for a DOE

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Memorandum Memorializing Ex Parte Communication Memorandum Memorializing Ex Parte Communication On February 17, 2011, personnel from Urenco, Inc. on behalf of Louisiana Energy Services, LLC ("LES") met with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) staff to discuss DOE's Notice of Inquiry and request for comments on regulations pertaining to the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage, as published in the Federal Register on July 27, 2010 (75 FR 43945). July 27, 2011 WA_00_024_GEORGIA_PACIFIC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Pat.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_06_016_BP_SOLAR_INTERNATIONAL_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Und.pdf July 27, 2011 file://C:\Documents and Settings\cofield\Desktop\GC-62 Response July 27, 2011 WA_1994_025_Waiver_of_the_Governments_US_and_Foreign_Patent.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_071_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_to_Inventi.pdf

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

November 1, 2010 November 1, 2010 Innovative Concept Appliances: Order (2010-CE-03/0415) DOE issued an Order after entering into a Compromise Agreement with Innovative Concept Appliances, LLC. to resolve a case involving the failure to certify that a variety of residential clothes washers and clothes dryers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. October 29, 2010 DuraLamp USA: Order (2010-CE-0912) DOE ordered DuraLamp USA, Inc. to pay a $2,500 civil penalty after finding DuraLamp USA had failed to certify that model PAR 30, an incandescent reflector lamp, complies with the applicable energy conservation standards. October 29, 2010 GE-Prolec CCE Meeting October 19,2010 GE-Prolec CCE meeting of October 19, 2010 concerning Docket No. EERE-2010-BT-CE-0014 October 28, 2010

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

July 19, 2010 July 19, 2010 Yucca Mountain - U.S. Department of Energy's Response to the Motion for Recusal/Disqualification Brief filed before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in the proceeding on DOE's applciation to construct a high-level waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada; DOE opposes the motion of Washington, South Carolina, Aiken County, and White Pine County to disqualify Commissioners Magwood and Ostendorff from voting on the appeal of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board's denial of DOE's motion to withdraw its application. July 12, 2010 Re: NBP RFI: Communications Requirements CTIA - The Wireless Association® ("CTIA")1 submits this response to the Department of Energy's ("DOE") Request for Information ("RFI") regarding the communications requirements of utilities pursuant

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

August 9, 2010 August 9, 2010 AT&T, Inc.'s Reply Comments Attachment to NBP RFI: Communications Requirements- Reply Comments of AT&T Inc. August 6, 2010 AARP Reply Comments to Department of Energy Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Empowering Consumers and the Smart Grid: Data Access, Third Party Use, and Privacy AARP submits the following comments on consumers and smart grid issues in reply to initial comments of a number of entities to the Request for Information (Request or RFI) on access to data in the smart grid space, published by the Department of Energy (DOE) on May 11, 2010. August 6, 2010 Re: NBP RFI: Communications Requirements- Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities to Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy

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

10, 2013 10, 2013 Precision: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-1410) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Precision Trading Corp. finding that Precision model Premium PFR515M, a freezer, does not comport with the energy conservation standards. April 10, 2013 Precision: Compromise Agreement (2013-SE-1410) DOE and Precision Trading Corp. entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers. April 10, 2013 Bigwall: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-1412) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Bigwall Enterprises, Inc. finding that freezer model W1CF106 under the Wellington brand (''the Wellington W1CF106") does not comport with the energy conservation standards.

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

June 2, 2009 June 2, 2009 test test May 19, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2008-015 This is a request by BP SOLAR LTD. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC36-GO17049 March 26, 2009 Response to Notice of Inquiry: Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories (73 FR 2036) by Batelle Energy Alliance, LLC. Response to Notice of Inquiry: Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories (73 FR 2036) by Batelle Energy Alliance, LLC. February 4, 2009 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2008-006 This is a request by SAVANNAH RIVER NUCLEAR SOLUTIONS for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-AC09-08SR22470 February 4, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2008-044 This is a request by ALSTOM POWER, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and

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

Re: U.S. Department of Energy Request for Information Implementing the Re: U.S. Department of Energy Request for Information Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Empowering Consumers and the Smart Grid: Data Access, Third Party Use, and Privacy Florida Power & Light Company comments on DOE Request for Information-Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Empowering Customers and the Smart Grid: Data Access, Third Party Use, and Privacy July 12, 2010 Comments of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC Comments of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC on Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities to Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy July 12, 2010 NBP RFI: Data Access, Third Party Use, and Privacy- Comments of Oncor Electric Deliverty Company LLC Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor) is a regulated electric

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

July 30, 2013 July 30, 2013 Royal Pacific: Order (2013-SE-33004) DOE ordered Royal Pacific, Ltd. to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Royal Pacific had failed to certify that various basic models of medium base compact fluorescent lamps, ceiling fans, ceiling fan light kits, and illuminated exit signs comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. July 29, 2013 DOE Retrospective Review Plan and Burden Reduction Report July 29, 2013 July 24, 2013 Dialight: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-4902) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Dialight Corporation failed to certify a variety of traffic signal modules and pedestrian modules as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. July 23, 2013 Trastar: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-49003)

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Public Comment re Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Public Comment re Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Contingent Cost Allocation Comments by International Group on Nuclear Liability (CIGNL), in response to U.S. Department of Energy Notice of Inquiry on Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Contingent Cost Allocation, 75 Fed. Reg. 43945 (Jul. 27, 2010) and 75 Fed. Reg. 51986 (Aug. 24, 2010). July 27, 2011 Standard Contract for Disposal of SNF and/or HRW The following document is a contract between the United States of America, represented by the U.S. Department of Energy, and a corporation organized and existing under the laws of a given state to dispose of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) and/or High-Level Radioactive Waste (HRW). July 27, 2011 WA_02_051_AQUA_CHEM_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_A_Subc.pdf

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1993_033_GOLDEN_PHOTON_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf 1993_033_GOLDEN_PHOTON_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_064_VELOCYS_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rgiths_Under_a_DOE_Co.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_98_006_WESTINGHOUSE_POWER_GENERATION_A_FORMER_DIVISION_OF.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_017_GENERAL_ATOMICS_Waiver_of_the_Government_Domestic_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_006_ABENGOA_BIOENERGY_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Domestic_a.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_026_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_96_012_ALLIEDSIGNAL_INC_CERAMIC_COMPONENTS_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_043_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_POWER_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Domestic_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_051_SCHLUMBERGER_TECHNOLOGY_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_an.pdf July 27, 2011 Public comment re Price-Anderson Act Notice of Inquiry Concerning Preparation of Report to Congress on the

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General Biomass Company | Open Energy Information  

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Biomass Company Biomass Company Jump to: navigation, search Logo: General Biomass Company Name General Biomass Company Address 2906 Central Street, #134 Place Evanston, Illinois Zip 60201 Sector Biofuels Product Cellulase enzymes Year founded 1998 Number of employees 1-10 Phone number 847-433-4323 Website http://www.generalbiomass.com/ Coordinates 42.064132°, -87.714896° 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":42.064132,"lon":-87.714896,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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1993_018_CONSOLIDATION_COAL_CO_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf 1993_018_CONSOLIDATION_COAL_CO_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf July 27, 2011 NSRC_MOU.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_062_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Patent_R.pdf July 27, 2011 Class_Waiver_NPUA-2.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_038_PHILIPS_ELECTRONICS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1994_002_CLASS_WAIVER_OF_the_Governments_US_and_Foreign_.pdf July 27, 2011 ALTERNATES I & II TO RIGHTS IN DATA - GENERAL AND RIGHTS IN DATA - PROGRAMS COVERED UNDER SPECIAL DATA STATUES As prescribed in 600.325(d)(1), the following Alternate I and/or II may be inserted in the Rights in Data - General or Rights in Data - Programs Covered Under Special Data Statues provisions. Alternate I July 27, 2011 Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Invesment Grant Awards- By Category

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08_GENERAL_MOTORS_CORP_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_.pdf 08_GENERAL_MOTORS_CORP_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_045_AIR_PRODUCTS_AND_CHEMICALS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1995_020_PRAXAIR_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Paten.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_060_SHELL_SOLAR_INDUSTRIES_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_fore.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_032_HONEYWELL_INTERNATIONAL_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fro.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_016_MACK_TRUCKS_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_under_NREL_Sub.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_032_RWE_SCHOTT_SOLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_054_ADVANCED_TECHNLOGY_MATERIALS_Waiver_of_Domestic_an.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_99_001_ALUMINUM_COMPANY_OF_AMERICA-ALCOA_Waiver_of_Patent.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1994_006_PENNSYLVANIA_ELECTRIC_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic.pdf previous

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General Biodiesel Incorporated | Open Energy Information  

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Biodiesel Incorporated Biodiesel Incorporated Jump to: navigation, search Name General Biodiesel Incorporated Place Seattle, Washington Zip 98136 Product General BioDieselâ"¢, Inc. specializes in producing high-quality biodiesel by processing vegetable oils (primarily palm, canola, soy, linseed, coconut, mustard and cotton) and by cleaning and recycling cooking oils. Coordinates 47.60356°, -122.329439° 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":47.60356,"lon":-122.329439,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Public Comment re NOI on Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Public Comment re NOI on Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage ENERGYSOLUTIONS' Comment in Response to Notice of Inquiry, Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Contingent Cost Allocation -75 FR 43945 July 27, 2011 University of California Comments on Price-Anderson Act Notice of Inquiry The University appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Notice of Inquiry (NOI) concerning preparation of a report to Congress on the Price-Anderson Act. The NOI poses a number of questions that attempt to identify potential issues that might arise in developing the report. The University includes its general comments in this letter and offers its responses to the specific questions in an attachment. July 27, 2011 4086_001.pdf

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General Plasma Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Plasma Inc Plasma Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name General Plasma Inc Place Tucson, Arizona Zip 85713 Product Makes manufacturing equipment which can be used for PV - particularly sensors for ITO glass coating, vacuum systems and sputtering devices. Coordinates 32.221553°, -110.969754° 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":32.221553,"lon":-110.969754,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Viscous dark energy and generalized second law of thermodynamics  

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We examine the validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics in a non-flat universe in the presence of viscous dark energy. At first we assume that the universe filled only with viscous dark energy. Then, we extend our study to the case where there is an interaction between viscous dark energy and pressureless dark matter. We examine the time evolution of the total entropy, including the entropy associated with the apparent horizon and the entropy of the viscous dark energy inside the apparent horizon. Our study show that the generalized second law of thermodynamics is always protected in a universe filled with interacting viscous dark energy and dark matter in a region enclosed by the apparent horizon. Finally, we show that the the generalized second law of thermodynamics is fulfilled for a universe filled with interacting viscous dark energy and dark matter in the sense that we take into account the Casimir effect.

M. R. Setare; A. Sheykhi

2011-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

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WA_97_013_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Rig.pdf WA_97_013_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Rig.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1991_001_CLASS_WAIVER_GOVERNMENT_US_and_Foreign_Patent_Ri.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1994_030_BABCOCK_AND_WILCOX_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_an.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_040_CORNING_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Inventi.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_2001_001__CLASS_WAIVER_FOR_CCIT_ISSUED_LAST_YEAR_SANS_NUM.pdf July 27, 2011 Memorandum Memorializing Ex Parte Communication On March 31, 2011, a call was held between the Department of Energy and representatives from Cameco. The purpose of the call was to discuss DOE's Notice of Inquiry and request for comment to assist in its development of regulations pertaining to Section 934 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, as published in the Federal Register on July 27, 2010

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04_078_WEYERHAEUSER_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreig.pdf 04_078_WEYERHAEUSER_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreig.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_030_OXFORD_INSTRUMENTS_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_under_D.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_013_GENECOR_INTERNATIONAL_Waiver_of_US_Competitiveness.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_040_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_RESEARCH_CENTER_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_033_GE_WIND_ENERGY_LLC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_035_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_a_DO.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1993_040_REGENTS_OF_THE_UNIVERSITY_OF_CALIFORNIA_Waiver_o.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_014_HYBRID_POWER_GENERATION_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Domestic.pdf July 27, 2011 AllianceForSustainableEnergy-Letter.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_053_IBM_CORP_Waiver_of_the_Government_U.S._and_Foreign.pdf previous 102 103 104 105 106

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0_030_ASE_AMERICAS_Request_to_Assign_Title_to_Waiver-Inv.pdf 0_030_ASE_AMERICAS_Request_to_Assign_Title_to_Waiver-Inv.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_028_LOUISIANA_PACIFIC_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_054_SIEMENS_WESTINGHOUSE_POWER_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_D.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_98_013_ASE_AMERICAS_INC_Request_to_Assign_Title_to_Waiver.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1990_006_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Government_US_and_Foreign_Pa.pdf July 27, 2011 CHARTER, Price-Anderson Act Task Force This charter establishes the responsibilities of the Price-Anderson Act Task Force (Task Force). The Secretary of Energy has approved formation of this Task Force to review the need for the continuation or modification of the Price-Anderson Act, section 170 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA), and to prepare a detailed report for submission to Congress

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September 17, 2007 September 17, 2007 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2007-001 This is a request by EASTMAN KODAK CO. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-06NT42933 September 11, 2007 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2007-021 This is a request by SUN POWER CORPORATION for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-PS36-06GO96034 April 5, 2007 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2007-002 This is a request by HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-06NT42947 February 4, 2007 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2007-022 This is a request by SIEMENS for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-02NT41247 January 30, 2007 Comments of NRDC on Department of Energy Interim Final Rule: Energy

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49_NEUCO_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Invention.pdf 49_NEUCO_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Invention.pdf July 27, 2011 Letter from the Nuclear Energy Institute to DOE GC Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Contingent Cost Allocation; Request for Extension of Public Comment Period July 27, 2011 WA_04_030_EXTENSION_OF_WESTINGHOUSE_WAIVER.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_036_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Rig.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1994_009_SAINT-BOBAIN-NORTON_INDUSTRIAL_CERAMICS_CORPORAT.pdf July 27, 2011 PUBLIC COMMENT re Price-Anderson Act PUBLIC COMMENT (REPLY) by OHM Remediation Services Corp. in response to DOE's PREPARATION OF REPORT TO CONGRESS ON PRICE-ANDERSON ACT (62 FR 68272). OHM Remediation Services Corp. ("OHM") is submitting the following reply to the Department of

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15, 2011 15, 2011 Microsoft Word - AGA Comments on 2011 Regulatory Burden RFI Reducing Regulatory Burden, Request for Information, Federal Register Vol. 76, No. 23, February 3, 2011 April 13, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-021 This is a request by CUMMINS, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0004125. April 13, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-020 This is a request by CUMMINS, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003403. April 13, 2011 Microsoft Word - Cover Letter Regulatory Burden RFI 4-15-11 Comments in response to the U.S. Department of Energy request for public comment on "Improving DOE Regulations," published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2011.

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, 2011 , 2011 EM Site Map Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center Client Sites June 28, 2011 K.Grill: Order (2011-SW-2902) DOE ordered Kenneth Grill to pay a $10,000 civil penalty after finding Mr. Grill had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. at least 5,000 noncompliant showerheads. June 20, 2011 Acme Kitchenettes: Order (2011-CE-1406) DOE ordered Acme Kitchenettes Corp. to pay a $6,000 civil penalty after finding Acme Kitchenettes had failed to certify that certain models of refrigerators comply with the applicable energy conservation standards. June 15, 2011 Felix Storch: Noncompliance Determination (2010-SCE-0111) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Felix Storch finding that basic model FS62, a compact upright freezer, does not comport with the

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Re: DOE Request for Information - Implementing the National Broadband Re: DOE Request for Information - Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities to Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy FPL hereby respectfully submits the following comments in response to the request by the Department of Energy for comments to Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities To Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy (Federal Register/Vol.75, No.90/Tuesday May 11, 2010). July 12, 2010 RE: NBP RFI: Data Access Comments from Building Owners and Managers Association International on DOE Request for Information-Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Empowering Customers and the Smart Grid: Data Access, Third Party Use, and Privacy

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December 9, 2012 December 9, 2012 Teddico: Order (2012-SE-5409) DOE ordered The Electrical Design, Development and Implementation Company d/b/a Teddico to pay a $18,994 civil penalty after finding Teddico had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. 218 units of a variety of noncompliant metal halide lamp fixtures basic models. December 7, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-065 This is a request by OWENS CORNING for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0005338. December 5, 2012 Simkar: Noncompliance Determination (2012-SE-5408) DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Simkar Corporation finding that magnetic probe-start and pulse-start basic models of metal halide lamp fixtures do not comport with the energy conservation standards.

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1, 2011 1, 2011 Comment On: DOE-HQ-2011-0014-0001 Reducing Regulatory Burden Comments on reducing regulatory burden. March 31, 2011 Regulatory Burden RFI Hearth & Home Technologies comments on Regulatory Burden RFI March 24, 2011 Comment On: DOE-HQ-2011-0014-0001 Reducing Regulatory Burden Hussmann manufacturer of commercial refrigeration products, appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Department of Energy's Request for Comments on the topic of the Regulatory Burden notice of published in the Federal Register on February 3, 2011. Our comments on several issues listed in the proposed RFI follow. March 23, 2011 O:\IM-20\E-Government Program Office\FDMS\FDMS database\DOE\2011\DOE-HQ-2011-0014 - Daniel Cohen - GC\Comments from FDMS\Charles W Adams DRAFT-0005.html

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MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY ACTION: Preparation of congressionally-mandated report to Congress to review need for continuation or modification of the Price-Anderson Act, section 170 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA). ISSUE: Whether a task force should be established to prepare the report to Congress with DOE's recommendations. July 27, 2011 WA_1994_004_ALUMINUM_COMPANY_OF_AMERICA_Waiver_of_Domestic_a.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_034_NUVERA_FUEL_CELLS_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Forei.pdf July 27, 2011 Comment to NOI re Retrospective Risk Pooling Program For Suppliers Comment by Cameco Resources On Retrospective Risk Pooling Program For Suppliers, 75 Fed. Reg. 43945 (July 27, 2010), Section 934 Rule Making. As discussed below, Cameco believes that producers and providers of uranium

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June 11, 2010 June 11, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-065 This is a request by AZ PUBLIC SERVICE for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0001099 June 9, 2010 Smart Grid Conceptual Actors/Data Flow Diagram- Cross Domain Network Focued- Open SG/SG-Network TF Smart Grid data flow diagram. June 1, 2010 Ex parte discussion clarifying NEMA's comments summary of ex parte discussion with NEMA May 30, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-005 This is a request by PPG INDUSTRIES for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0001361 May 28, 2010 ASKO Appliances: Notice of Investigation (2010-SE-0601) DOE notified ASKO Appliances, Inc., by letter that DOE believes ASKO dishwasher model D5122XXLB may violate federal minimum standards for energy

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October 19, 2010 October 19, 2010 Microsoft PowerPoint - GE-Prolec CCE Meeting 10/19/2010 PowerPoint slides on GE-Prolec CCE meeting regarding Docket No. EERE-2010-BT-CE-0014 October 13, 2010 Absocold: Order (2010-CE-1212) DOE and Absocold Corporation entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the failure to submit a certification report and compliance statement for residential refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers. October 13, 2010 Sanyo Electric: Order (2010-CE-1210) DOE issued an Order and entered into a Compromise Agreement with Sanyo E&E Corp. after finding Sanyo had used an improper method to submit its certification that certain models of residential refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

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23, 2013 23, 2013 CE: Compromise Agreement (2013-SE-1429) DOE and CE North America entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers. October 22, 2013 DOE Designated User Facilities October 18, 2013 Haier: Compromise Agreement (2011-SE-1408) DOE and Haier America Trading, L.L.C., entered into a Compromise Agreement to resolve a case involving the distribution in commerce of noncompliant freezers. October 16, 2013 Sylvane: Proposed Penalty (2013-CE-36005) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Sylvane, Inc. failed to certify at least two dehumidifier basic models as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. October 10, 2013 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT October 8, 2013

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July 8, 2013 July 8, 2013 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2012-007 This is a request by SOLID-STATE LIGHTING ROUND 4 for a DOE Class patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FOA-0000792. July 8, 2013 Hicon: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-1426) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Ningbo Hicon International Industry Company, Ltd. manufactured and distributed noncompliant freezer basic model BD-200 in the U.S. July 5, 2013 Royal Pacific: Proposed Penalty (2013-SE-33004) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Royal Pacific, Ltd. failed to certify ceiling fans, ceiling fan light kits, medium base compact fluorescent lamps, and illuminated exit signs as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. July 1, 2013

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June 5, 2012 June 5, 2012 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) The following document is a sample Memorandum of Understanding for DOE laboratories to use as guidance in drafting lab MOUs. June 1, 2012 Haier: Proposed Penalty (2011-CE-2104) DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Haier America Trading LLC failed to certify various residential clothes dryers as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards. May 30, 2012 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-018 This is a request by ESOLAR for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003595. May 29, 2012 FPCC Regulatory Barriers Submittal The Federal Performance Contracting Coalition (FPCC) appreciates the opportunity to comment on reducing regulatory burdens on the Federal

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Re: NBP RFI: Communications Requirements Re: NBP RFI: Communications Requirements National Cable & Telecommunications Association comments on Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities to Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy July 12, 2010 Comments of Utilities Telecom Council Urgent action is needed to address utilities communications needs. Utilities and other CII are deploying smart grid and making investments in communications upgrades now. Promoting access to spectrum will accelerate the deployment of smart grid and other CII communications, which will in turn promote larger public policy goals for energy independence, infrastructure security, environmental quality and public safety. Therefore, UTC looks forward to working with the DOE, as well as the FCC

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Responses by CPower, Inc. to DOE RFI Responses by CPower, Inc. to DOE RFI CPower is one of the world's largest providers of demand-side management services to end-users in the United States and beyond. We believe we are the largest non-utility aggregator of short-notice demand response (under ten-minutes) in the world, and we provide short-notice demand response services in the broadest possible array of geographies (in every available region of the United States, and in Ontario, the United Kingdom, and beyond). July 12, 2010 Comments by the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates The National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates ("NASUCA") hereby submits the following comments in response to the United States Department of Energy ("DOE") Request for Information ("RFI")

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February 3, 2011 February 3, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-042 This is a request by UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-08NT43291 February 3, 2011 Reducing Regulatory Burden Request for information on reducing regulatory burden February 3, 2011 Regulatory Reduction RFI, 76 Fed. Reg. 6123, February 3, 2011 Empire Comfort Systems supported the law requiring energy efficiency standards for Direct Heating Equipment (DHE), and when DOE started the rule making process to establish such standards we participated actively and in good faith .During the process we were visited by DOE's consultant Navigant and spent many hours entertaining DOE's consultants answering questions about our company and our products. There was follow-up and as far as I

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January 23, 2009 January 23, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2008-036 This is a request by LIGNOL INNOVATIONS, LTD. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC36-08GO18047 January 7, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-044 This is a request by FORD MOTOR COMPANY for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC36-09GO19002 January 1, 2009 Acquisition Guide Chapter 50.1- Extraordinary Contractual Actions (January 2009) The purpose of this Chapter is to describe the process for the Department of Energy's (DOE) preparation, coordination and approval in determining whether to provide a DOE or National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) contractor indemnification for unusually hazardous or nuclear risks as a form of extraordinary contractual relief pursuant to Pub. L. No.

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13, 2010 13, 2010 Felix Storch: Data Request/Warning (2010-SCE-0111) DOE requested test data from Felix Storch for several models of refrigerators and freezers and issued a warning of inconsistent information provided in Felix Storch's certification reports. December 13, 2010 NARUC v. DOE - Petition for Review of a Decision of the United States Department of Energy Unpublished order of the D.C. Circuit dismissing the National Association of Regulatory Utiliy Commissioners' petition for review; Petioners requested that the Court issue three orders: (1) that the Secretary conduct an annual assessment under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, (2) that the Nuclear Waste Fund fee be suspended pending completion of his annual assessment; and (3) that the Secretary suspend the NWF fee in light of the

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0, 2011 0, 2011 DOE Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules On January 18, 2011, the President issued Executive Order 13563, "Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review," to ensure that Federal regulations seek more affordable, less intrusive means to achieve policy goals, and that agencies give careful consideration to the benefits and costs of those regulations. Executive Order 13563 recognizes the importance of maintaining a consistent culture of retrospective review and analysis throughout the executive branch. August 10, 2011 AHRI Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis These comments are submitted by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) in response to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) notice appearing in the July 11, 2011 Federal Register

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2, 2010 2, 2010 NBP RFI: Communications Requirements- Comments of Avista Corporation Comments of Avista Corporation on Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities to Inform Federal Smart Grid Policy July 1, 2010 AeroSys: Order (2010-CE-01/0201 and 2010-SE-0302) DOE ordered AeroSys, Inc. to pay a $25,000 civil penalty after finding AeroSys had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. various models of air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps that did not comport with the applicable energy conservation standards. In addition, AeroSys had distributed air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps without submitting the required certification reports. June 30, 2010 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2010-007

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9, 2010 9, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-045 This is a request by LUMMUS COMPANY for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003457 November 19, 2010 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2010-040 This is a request by MODINE MANUFACTURING CO. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0002895 November 17, 2010 Air-Con International: Order (2010-SE-0301) DOE ordered Air-Con International, Inc. to pay a civil penalty of $10,000 after finding Air-Con had distributed in commerce in the U.S. central air conditioning units that were not in conformity with the applicable energy conservation standards. DOE also found that, while some units were exported, none of the units were properly marked as imports intended for

182

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2003_001_CLASS_WAIVER_OF_PATENT_RIGHTS_FOR_TECHNOLOGY_DEV.pdf 2003_001_CLASS_WAIVER_OF_PATENT_RIGHTS_FOR_TECHNOLOGY_DEV.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_96_026_DOW_CORNING_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_U.S._and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1993_009_WEIRTON_STEEL_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Foreign_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_022_HONEYWELL_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Inven.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1995_030_GOLDEN_PHOTON_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 Public comment re Price-Anderson Act Reply comments to notice of inquiry concerning preparation of report to Congress on the Price-Anderson Act July 27, 2011 WA_01_026_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_2000_001_CLASS_WAIVER_BETWEEN_DOE_and_EMPLOYEES_OF_THE_NE.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1995_034_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf

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1993_023_TEXACO_EXPLORATION_AND_PRODUCTION_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf 1993_023_TEXACO_EXPLORATION_AND_PRODUCTION_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1990_002_CRADAS_CLASS_WAIVER_OF_US_and_Foreign_Patent_Rig.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_98_012_IBM-DOE_MGT_AND_OPERATING_CONTRACTS_Statement_of_C.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_043_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_CORP_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_t.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_019_GENERAL_MOTORS_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_052_CONOCOPHILLIPS_CO_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_I.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_010_UNITED_TECHNOLOGIES_Waiver_of_Domestic_And_Foreign.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1995_003_CLASS_WAIVER_MARTIN_MARIETTA_SPECIALTY_COMPONENT.pdf July 27, 2011 Future Communications Needs Chart of Oncor Electric Delivery's Future Communications Needs July 27, 2011 Microsoft Word - Arbitration Guidance for M&O Contractors.docx

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05_005_HONEYWELL_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Inven.pdf 05_005_HONEYWELL_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Inven.pdf July 27, 2011 2339_001.pdf Image July 27, 2011 WA_97_024_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_In.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1994_007_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Governemnts_US_and_Foreign_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_012_MACK_TRUCK_INC_Waiver_of_patent_Rights_under_NREL_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_077_CREE_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Invention_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1994_020_UNITED_SOLAR_SYSTEMS_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_U.S._.pdf July 27, 2011 Comment re DOE's NOI re continuation or modification of Price-Anderson Act Comments of Kerr-McGee Corporation to the "Notice of Inquiry" by DOE seeking comments to assist in the preparation of a report to Congress concerning the continuation or modification of the Price-Anderson Act (the

185

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97_005_CUMMINS_ENGINE_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf 97_005_CUMMINS_ENGINE_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf July 27, 2011 GC-12_Reorg_Approval.pdf July 27, 2011 Does Nuclear Insurance Protect Us or the Industry? No-fault insurance for the nuclear power industry has never been a hot issue for Nevadans because we have no nuclear power plants in the state. But with the prospect of the nuclear power industry's toxic leftovers coming our way, it is important to take a close look at the Price-Anderson Act. July 27, 2011 WA_05_043_GENERAL_ELECTRIC_COMPANY__Waiver_of_Domestic_and_F.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_055_BALLARD_POWER_SYSTEMS_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_048_INTERNATIONAL_BUSINESS_MACHINES_Waiver_of_the_Gove.pdf July 27, 2011 NSRCC(A)WAIVER.pdf July 27, 2011 EXHIBIT B July 27, 2011 WC_1996_006_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Governments_US_and_Foreign_.pdf

186

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3_015_XSIRIUS_INC_Waiver_of_the_Governments_US_and_.pdf 3_015_XSIRIUS_INC_Waiver_of_the_Governments_US_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 Microsoft Word - GC Mediation Evaluation _2-06-09_.doc July 27, 2011 Comment re Price-Anderson Act Letter to DOE General Counsel from Marilyn Gayle Hoff re renewal of the Price-Anderson Act July 27, 2011 WA_06_015_PPG_INDUSTRIES_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_a_DOE.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1992_002_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Government_US_and_Foreign_Pa.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1998_004__BECHTEL_JACOBS_COMPANY__CLASS_WAIVER_Made_in_th.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1995_036_ENGELHARD_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf July 27, 2011 Cooperation with the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union The following Acquisition Letter 95-14 includes the terms and conditions (both intellectual property and non-intellectual property) that are to be

187

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98_001_REYNOLDS_METALS_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf 98_001_REYNOLDS_METALS_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_046_QUESTA_AIR_TECHNOLOGIES_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_For.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1993_017_SAARBERT-HOLTER-UMWELTTECHNIK_Waiver_of_Domestic.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1999_006_CLASS_WAIVER_FOR_BECHTEL_RESEARCH_AND_CO-OP_AGRE.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1994_024_GENERAL_MOTORS_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_Domestic_an.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_06_019_NALCO_CHEMICAL_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_06_020_ARIZONA_PUBLIC_SERVICE_Waivier_of_Patent_Rights_Un.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_035_BP_SOLAR_INTERNATIONAL_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_97_008_CUMMINS_ENGINE_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Fore.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1993_012_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_US_Government_and_Foreeign_P.pdf

188

Rockwell Automation & General Mills Teaming Profile | ENERGY STAR Buildings  

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Rockwell Automation & General Mills Teaming Profile Rockwell Automation & General Mills Teaming Profile 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

189

General Merchandise 50% Energy Savings Technical Support Document  

SciTech Connect

This report documents technical analysis for medium-box general merchandise stores aimed at providing design guidance that achieves whole-building energy savings of at least 50% over ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004.

Hale, E.; Leach, M.; Hirsch, A.; Torcellini, P.

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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3_030_SOLAREX_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_US_and_Foreign_Rig.pdf 3_030_SOLAREX_CORPORATION_Waiver_of_US_and_Foreign_Rig.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_027_HONEYWELL_POWER_SYSTEMS_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_046_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_to_Inventi.pdf July 27, 2011 CIGNLCommentsDOECSCRulemaking11-30-10.doc The Contractors International Group on Nuclear Liability (CIGNL) hereby submits comments in response to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) Contingent Cost Allocation.1 75 Fed. Reg. 43945 (Jul. 27, 2010); 75 Fed. Reg. 51986 (Aug. 24, 2010); and, 75 Fed. Reg. 64717 (Oct. 20, 2010). July 27, 2011 WA_1994_021_ATLANTA_GAS_LIGHT_AND_ABSORBENT_RESEARCH_Waiver_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_97_033_SOLAREX_CORP_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Patent.pdf

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WA-01-017_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Pat.pdf WA-01-017_CATERPILLAR_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Pat.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_04_029_UOP_LLC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_under_DISCOVERY_OF.pdf July 27, 2011 Comments and recommendations on Notice of Inquiry re Price-Anderson Act Comments and recommendations of the Energy Contractors (the "Group") in response to DOE's Federal Register "Notice of Inquiry concerning preparation of report to Congress on the Price-Anderson Act" (Notice) of December 31, 1997. July 27, 2011 WA_06_026_CREE_INC_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_a_Subcontra.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_020_PRAXAIR_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Patent_Righ.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_1995_025_AMOCO_PRODUCTION_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_96_024_PRAXAIR_INC_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_Rights_.pdf

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WA_96_004_GE_CORPORATE_RESEARCH_and_DEVELOPMENT_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf WA_96_004_GE_CORPORATE_RESEARCH_and_DEVELOPMENT_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_98_014_ALUMINUM_COMPANY_OF_AMERICA_(ALCOA)_Waiver_of_Dome.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_02_043_EMCORE_CORP_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_A_Subcon.pdf July 27, 2011 WA-01-006_SIEMENS_WESTINGHOUSE_POWER_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_97_018_INTERNATIONAL_FUEL_CELLS_CORPS_Waiver_of_Domestic_.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_05_026_GE_NUCLEAR_ENERGY_Waiver_of_Patent_Rights_Under_a_.pdf July 27, 2011 WC_1991_004CLASS_WAIVER_of_GOVERNMENT_US_and_Foreign_Paten.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_01_013_DEERE_AND_COMPANY_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_Foreign_R.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_00_010_ROCKWELL_SCIENCE_CENTER_A_Subcontractor_of_SILICON.pdf July 27, 2011 WA_03_036_AIR_PRODUCTS_AND_CHEMICALS_Waiver_of_Domestic_and_.pdf

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August 3, 2009 August 3, 2009 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2009-002 This is a request by INDUSTRIAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-AC05-000R22725 July 27, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-007 This is a request by UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-AC02-05CH11231 June 30, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-021 This is a request by PHILIPS LUMILEDS for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC26-08NT01583 June 30, 2009 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2009-001 This is a request by ENERGY INTENSIVE PROCESSES for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-PS36-08GO98014 June 27, 2009 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-006

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17, 2011 17, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-003 This is a request by PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003170. August 17, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-010 This is a request by CHEMTURA CORPORATION for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003986. August 17, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-006 This is a request by DOW CORNING CORPORATION for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0003915. August 17, 2011 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2011-033 This is a request by ABB INC. for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-OE0000547. August 16, 2011 Friedrich: ENERGY STAR Referral (SS12M30) DOE referred the matter of Friedrich room air conditioner model SS12M30 to

195

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL STRATEGIC PLAN  

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ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL STRATEGIC PLAN FISCAL YEARS 2014 - 2019 "Strengthening the integrity, economy, and efficiency of the Department's programs and operations." INTRODUCTION The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, established an independent statutory Inspector General at the Department of Energy (Department) that is responsible for:  Conducting independent and objective audits, investigations, and other reviews;  Promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of Department programs;  Preventing and detecting fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement related to Department programs and operations; and  Informing the Secretary and Congress about problems and deficiencies in

196

An action with positive kinetic energy term for general relativity  

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At first, we state some results in arXiv: 0707.2639, and then, using a positive kinetic energy coordinate condition given by arXiv: 0707.2639, we present an action with positive kinetic energy term for general relativity. Based on this action, the corresponding theory of canonical quantization is discussed.

T. Mei

2007-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

197

Generalized Energy Statistics and Kostka-Macdonald Polynomials  

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RIMS-1704 Generalized Energy Statistics and Kostka-Macdonald Polynomials By Anatol N. KIRILLOV Statistics and Kostka­Macdonald Polynomials Anatol N. Kirillov1 and Reiho Sakamoto2 1 Research Institute of the modified Macdonald polynomial as a generating function of the energy statistics defined on the set of paths

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Negative kinetic energy term of general relativity and its removing  

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We first present a new Lagrangian of general relativity, which can be divided into kinetic energy term and potential energy term. Taking advantage of vierbein formalism, we reduce the kinetic energy term to a sum of five positive terms and one negative term. Some gauge conditions removing the negative kinetic energy term are discussed. Finally, we present a Lagrangian that only include positive kinetic energy terms. To remove the negative kinetic energy term leads to a new field equation of general relativity in which there are at least five equations of constraint and at most five dynamical equations, this characteristic is different from the normal Einstein field equation in which there are four equations of constraint and six dynamical equations.

T. Mei

2009-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Testimony by the Inspector General | Department of Energy  

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Testimony by the Inspector General Testimony by the Inspector General Testimony by the Inspector General Testimony by the Inspector General August 1, 2013 Gregory H. Friedman: Provided for The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives Gregory H. Friedman: Provided for The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives July 24, 2013 Gregory H. Friedman: Provided for the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives Statement of Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General U.S. Department of Energyon Oversight and Investigations Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives June 27, 2013 Gregory H. Friedman: Provided for the Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Travis County Health & Human Travis County Health & Human Services and Veterans Services - Weatherization Assistance Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 OAS-RA-13-18 April 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 18, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Examination Report on "Travis County Health & Human Services and Veterans Services - Weatherization Assistance Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" BACKGROUND The attached report presents the results of an examination of the Travis County Health & Human

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201

Dark Energy - Dark Matter Unification: Generalized Chaplygin Gas Model  

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We review the main features of the generalized Chaplygin gas (GCG) proposal for unification of dark energy and dark matter and discuss how it admits an unique decomposition into dark energy and dark matter components once phantom-like dark energy is excluded. In the context of this approach we consider structure formation and show that unphysical oscillations or blow-up in the matter power spectrum are not present. Moreover, we demonstrate that the dominance of dark energy occurs about the time when energy density fluctuations start evolving away from the linear regime.

Orfeu Bertolami

2005-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Department of Energy's Nuclear Department of Energy's Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit OAS-FS-14-02 December 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 11, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF STANDARD CONTRACT MANAGEMENT FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Department of Energy's Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit" The attached report presents the results of the independent certified public accountants' audit of the Department of Energy's Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2013 balance sheet and the related statements of net cost, changes in net position and combined statements of budgetary resources.

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General Renewable Energy-Best Practices and Lessons Learnt | Open Energy  

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General Renewable Energy-Best Practices and Lessons Learnt General Renewable Energy-Best Practices and Lessons Learnt Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: General Renewable Energy-Best Practices and Lessons Learnt Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, References: General Renewable Energy-Best Practices and Lessons Learnt[1] Resources REN21 Renewable Energy Policy Network, 2009, "Renewables 2009 Global Status Report," Washington, DC: WorldWatch Institute Meeting the Challenge of Rural Electrification in Developing Nations, Douglas F. Barnes, editor, ESMAP Discussion Version World Energy Council: Renewable Energy Projects Handbook

204

Energy dissipation in wave propagation in general relativistic plasma  

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Based on a recent communication by the present authors the question of energy dissipation in magneto hydrodynamical waves in an inflating background in general relativity is examined. It is found that the expanding background introduces a sort of dragging force on the propagating wave such that unlike the Newtonnian case energy gets dissipated as it progresses. This loss in energy having no special relativistic analogue is, however, not mechanical in nature as in elastic wave. It is also found that the energy loss is model dependent and also depends on the number of dimensions.

Ajanta Das; S. Chatterjee

2009-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

205

Toward Energy Efficient Municipalities: General Comments on Policy and  

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Toward Energy Efficient Municipalities: General Comments on Policy Toward Energy Efficient Municipalities: General Comments on Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid Implementation Toward Energy Efficient Municipalities: General Comments on Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid Implementation I am seeking to develop America's first Smart Grid R&D Testing business campus on 200 near-enterprise zone acres owned by Clatsop County Oregon zoned and master-planned as North Coast Business Park. This campus will feature a private sector-owned substation specifically designed for SG R&D testing that is currently being designed by SAIC firm RW Beck. Public Submission Draft Comments: Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid Implementation More Documents & Publications CenterPoint Comments City Utilities of Springfield Missouri Comments on Smart Grid RFI:

206

Portland General Electric - Heat Pump Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

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Portland General Electric - Heat Pump Rebate Program Portland General Electric - Heat Pump Rebate Program Portland General Electric - Heat Pump Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Program Info State Oregon Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount $200 Provider Portland General Electric Portland General Electric's (PGE) Heat Pump Rebate Program offers residential customers a $200 rebate for an energy-efficient heat pump installed to PGE's standards by a PGE-approved contractor. The rebate is also available for replacing older, inefficient heat pump units. See the program web site or contact the utility for additional information on program incentives and guidelines. Other Information Heat pumps: 7.7 HSPF and 13 SEER minimum

207

FROM: MEMORANDUM FOR SCOTT HARRIS GENERAL COUNSEL RENEWABLE ENERGY  

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4,2011 4,2011 FROM: MEMORANDUM FOR SCOTT HARRIS GENERAL COUNSEL RENEWABLE ENERGY SUBJECT: Headquarters Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 20 1 1 Annual National Environmental Policy Act Planning Summary Report In accordance with Department of Energy Order 45 1.1 B and the Secretarial Policy on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), attached is the Headquarters Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 201 1 Annual National Environmental Policy Act Planning Summary. The NEPA Planning Summary describes the status of ongoing Headquarters related NEPA compliance activities, potential environmental assessments to be prepared in the next 12 months and potential Environmental Impact Statements to be prepared in the next 24 months. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the contents of this document, please

208

Anisotropic Dark Energy and the Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics  

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We consider a Bianchi type $I$ model in which anisotropic dark energy is interacting with dark matter and anisotropic radiation. With this scenario, we investigate the validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics. It is concluded that the validity of this law depends on different parameters like shear, skewness and equation of state.

M. Sharif; Farida Khanum

2011-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

209

U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency General  

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U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference September 19, 2011 - 2:24pm Addthis VIENNA, AUSTRIA - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu addressed the International Atomic Energy Agency's General Conference today in Vienna. Opening with a message from President Barack Obama, Secretary Chu highlighted the importance of safety and security in the nuclear industry in light of the tragic events at Fukushima this year, and outlined the four priorities of President Obama's nuclear agenda: promoting the peaceful use of nuclear energy, strengthening the nuclear proliferation regime, pursuing nuclear disarmament and enhancing nuclear security The following are excerpts of Secretary Chu's remarks as prepared for

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International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference | Department of  

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17, 2007 - 2:41pm 17, 2007 - 2:41pm Addthis Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Secretary Bodman Thank you Mr. President. Let me congratulate you on your selection as President of this 51st General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency. I also wish to thank Dr. ElBaradei for his leadership as Director General. I am very pleased to be here participating in the opening session of this General Conference. It has already been an eventful week here in Vienna. Yesterday I was privileged to host a ministerial meeting on the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership. This momentous event marked the tripling in size of this partnership with agreement by 16 partners on the GNEP Statement of Principles, which establishes the partnership's goals and path for implementation.

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International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference | Department of  

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29, 2008 - 3:43pm 29, 2008 - 3:43pm Addthis Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Bodman Thank you, Mr. President. Congratulations on your selection as President of this, the 52nd General Conference. And I again extend my thanks and appreciation to Dr. El Baradei for his leadership as the IAEA's Director General. Mr. President, for a half century the IAEA has led the international effort to make nuclear power safe for the world. Though we have made significant progress in that regard, a great deal of work yet remains. The IAEA is critical to the global effort to enhance energy security. In a world where fossil fuels alone cannot meet the projected growth in energy demand, where energy production and consumption must be balanced as never before against environmental concerns, nuclear power is a major part of our

212

Generalized energy conditions in Extended Theories of Gravity  

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Theories of physics can be considered viable if the initial value problem and the energy conditions are formulated self-consistently. The former allow a uniquely determined dynamical evolution of the system, and the latter guarantee that causality is preserved and that "plausible" physical sources have been considered. In this work, we consider the further degrees of freedom related to curvature invariants and scalar fields in Extended Theories of Gravity (ETG). These new degrees of freedom can be recast as effective perfect fluids that carry different meanings with respect to the standard matter fluids generally adopted as sources of the field equations. It is thus somewhat misleading to apply the standard general relativistic energy conditions to this effective energy-momentum, as the latter contains the matter content and a geometrical quantity, which arises from the ETG considered. Here, we explore this subtlety, extending on previous work, in particular, to cases with the contracted Bianchi identities wi...

Capozziello, Salvatore; Mimoso, Jos P

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

An analysis of oil supply disruption scenarios  

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This report brings the results of simulations of some oil supply disruptions on the M.I.T. Energy Laboratory Energy Macro Model. This model has previously been used to study the macroeconomic effects of the 1973-74 and ...

Mork, Knut Anton

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) | Open Energy Information  

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General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) Agency/Company /Organization: Centre of Policy Studies, Monash University Sector: Climate Topics: Analysis Tools Complexity/Ease of Use: Advanced Website: www.monash.edu.au/policy/gempack.htm Cost: Paid Related Tools Ex Ante Appraisal Carbon-Balance Tool (EX-ACT) MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model Energy Forecasting Framework and Emissions Consensus Tool (EFFECT) ... further results A system for computable general equilibrium economic modeling, produced and

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General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland | Department of Energy  

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General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland General Services Administration - Suitland, Maryland October 7, 2013 - 9:55am Addthis Photo of Suitland Federal Center The Suitland Federal Center, five miles east of Washington, D.C. installed a photovoltaic (PV) system that was as part of President Clinton's "Million Solar Roofs" initiative. The General Services Administration (GSA) paid for the installation with help from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through the Solar Electric Power Association TEAM-UP program. The installation site was a former cooling pond (like a swimming pool, 7 ft. deep and 320 ft. in diameter) that had been filled with soil, then compacted and graded. A total of almost 2,300 linear ft. of photovoltaic array structure, divided into 80-ft. bays, had to fit into an area just

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Accountability and Control of Explosives Accountability and Control of Explosives at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's High Explosives Applications Facility INS-O-13-06 September 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 30, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, LIVERMORE FIELD OFFICE FROM: Sandra D. Bruce Assistant Inspector General for Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Inspection Report on "Accountability and Control of Explosives at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's High Explosives Applications Facility" BACKGROUND The High Explosives Applications Facility (HEAF) is a state-of-the-art explosives research facility located on-site at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore). Livermore

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Dark Energy and Search for the Generalized Second Law  

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The discovery of accelerated Hubble expansion in the SNIa data and the observed power spectrum of the microwave background radiation provide an ample support for Dark energy and Dark matter. Except for the so far well-known facts that cold dark matter (or simply dark matter) is pressureless, and dark energy has a negative pressure, the nature of these two still remains a complete mystery. The mystery facilitates different consideration. In one hand, dark matter and dark energy are assumed as distinct entities, and other interpretation is that both are different manifestation of a common structure, often referred as quartessence. Chaplygin gas, a perfect fluid also favours the second interpretation. Here, we consider modified chaplygin gas as dark energy candidate. Taking into account the existence of the observer's event horizon in accelerated universe, we find the condition where the generalized second law of gravitational thermodynamics is valid and the positivity of the temperature of the phantom fluid remains intact.

Balendra Kr. Dev Choudhury; Julie Saikia

2009-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency General  

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Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference September 19, 2011 - 4:48pm Addthis VIENNA, AUSTRIA - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu addressed the International Atomic Energy Agency's General Conference today in Vienna. Opening with a message from President Barack Obama, Secretary Chu highlighted the importance of safety and security in the nuclear industry in light of the tragic events at Fukushima this year, and outlined the four priorities of President Obama's nuclear agenda: promoting the peaceful use of nuclear energy, strengthening the nuclear proliferation regime, pursuing nuclear disarmament and enhancing nuclear security The following are excerpts of Secretary Chu's remarks as prepared for

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Evaluation Report Evaluation Report The Department's Unclassified Cyber Security Program - 2011 DOE/IG-0856 October 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 20, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Evaluation Report on "The Department's Unclassified Cyber Security Program - 2011" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's numerous information systems are routinely threatened with sophisticated cyber attacks. According to the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, cyber attacks against Federal agencies' websites and networks increased almost 40 percent last year. Attackers

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Review Review Cost Incentives for the Department's Cleanup Contract in Idaho OAS-RA-13-20 May 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 May 13, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, IDAHO OPERATIONS OFFICE FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Special Review of "Cost Incentives for the Department's Cleanup Contract in Idaho" BACKGROUND In Fiscal Year 2005, the Department of Energy (Department) awarded a Cost-Plus-Incentive-Fee contract to CH2M ♦ WG Idaho, LLC (CWI) to lead environmental cleanup of its Idaho National Laboratory site. The contract originally ran from May 1, 2005 through September 30, 2012, and

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Review of Allegations Involving Review of Allegations Involving Potential Misconduct by a Senior Office of Environmental Management Official Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 29,2009 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Review of Allegations Involving Potential Misconduct by a Senior Office of Environmental Management Official INTRODUCTION In September 2009, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) received multiple allegations concerning improprieties by a senior official with the Office of Environmental Management. The allegations involved potential violations of political activity restrictions, lack of impartiality i n performing official duties, misuse of position, and other related misconduct. Specific allegations concerned: 1. Orchestrating a $9 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL INTERPRETATION  

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INTERPRETATION INTERPRETATION REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARD 1027-92, HAZARD CATEGORIZATION AND ACCIDENT ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FOR COMPLIANCE WITH DOE ORDER 5480.23, NUCLEAR SAFETY ANALYSIS REPORTS, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF 10 C.F.R. § 830.202(b)(3) In accordance with 10 C.F.R § 820.51, the Department of Energy (DOE) Acting General Counsel is responding to a request to provide an interpretation concerning a DOE Nuclear Safety Requirement: the application of DOE Technical Standard 1027-92, Hazard Categorization and Accident Analysis Techniques for Compliance with DOE Order 5480.23, Nuclear Safety Analysis Reports (hereafter "TS 1027" or "Standard"), under the provisions of 10 C.F.R. § 830.202(b)(3). Specifically, the Acting General Counsel was asked:

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Inspection Report National Nuclear Security Administration's Ability to Meet the Aircraft Requirements of the Joint Technical Operations Team DOE/IG-0605 June 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 5 , 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Inspection Report on "National Nuclear Security Administration's Ability to Meet the Aircraft Requirements of the Joint Technical Operations Team" BACKGROUND Worldwide events have heightened concerns over terrorist attacks, particularly with regard to the possible use of weapons of mass destruction, including radioactive devices, in such attacks. A recent training exercise in Seattle, Washington, involving a simulated terrorist attack using a radioactive

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Inconsistency in an External Field of Dirac's Positive-Energy Wave Equation with Generalized Internal Variables  

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...Inconsistency in an External Field of Dirac's Positive-Energy Wave Equation with Generalized Internal Variables A...have generalized Dirac's (1971) positive-energy relativistic wave equation by the adoption of internal variables satisfying...

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Savings Potential of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications- Report  

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A U.S. DOE SSL report on Energy Savings Potential of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications.

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Consistently Orienting Facets in Polygon Meshes by Minimizing the Dirichlet Energy of Generalized Winding Numbers  

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orienting facets in polygon meshes by minimizing the Dirichlet energy of generalized winding numbers. While based on the Dirichlet energy of the generalized winding number. Our motivation came from the fact Dirichlet energy of the corresponding generalized winding number. 2 Method 2.1 Patch extraction

Plotkin, Joshua B.

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EPA Region 6 NPDES General Permits | Open Energy Information  

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NPDES General Permits Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: EPA Region 6 NPDES General Permits Abstract Access to NPDES General Permits for...

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General Order No. 131-D | Open Energy Information  

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General Order No. 131-D Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- OtherOther: General Order No. 131-DLegal Abstract General Order No....

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January 13, 2010 - General Open Session | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

January 13, 2010 - General Open Session January 13, 2010 - General Open Session 01132010generalopensession.pdf More Documents & Publications On Bill Financing: SDG&ESoCalGas...

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AZPDES Construction General Permit Fact Sheet | Open Energy Informatio...  

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General Permit Fact Sheet Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library PermittingRegulatory Guidance - Instructions: AZPDES Construction General Permit...

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General Dynamics Case Study for Superior Energy Performance ...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

& Publications Superior Energy Performance Overview Slides Superior Energy Performance: Better Plants Webinar Becoming a Certified Practitioner or a Certified Energy Engineer...

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Energy content of macrobenthic invertebrates: general conversion factors from weight to energy  

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In ecological studies, especially in those dealing with energy circulation in nature, determinations of the energy content of organisms are inevitable. Energy determinations are, however, laborious and time-consuming. Average conversion factors based on different species form various areas and seasons may often be a shortcut for overcoming this problem. To establish general energy conversion factors for aquatic invertebrate groups, we used 376 values of J mg?1 DW and 255 values of J mg?1 AFDW, representing 308 and 229 species, respectively. The dry-weight-to-energy factors were highly variable both within and between taxonomic groups, e.g.: Porifera, 6.1 J mg?1 DW; insect larvae, 22.4 J mg?1 DW (median values). The energy-conversion factors related to AFDW showed a much smaller dispersion with a minimum median value of 19.7 J mg?1 AFDW (Ascidiacea) and a maximum of 23.8 J mg?1 AFDW (insect larvae). Within taxonomic groups, the 95% confidence intervals (AFDW) were only a few percent of the median values. The use of energy-conversion factors based on AFDW is preferable due to their lower dispersion. For aquatic macrobenthic invertebrates, a general conversion factor of 23 J mg?1 AFDW can be used.

Thomas Brey; Heye Rumohr; Sven Ankar

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General expressions for energyrelease rates for delamination in composite laminates  

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...General expressions for energy-release rates for delamination...A 8) Finally, the energy-release rates can be...mechanics, vol. 28. New York: Academic. Hwu, C...Stress intensity factors and energy release rates of delamination...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FAQS Qualification Card - General Technical Base | Department of Energy  

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General Technical Base General Technical Base FAQS Qualification Card - General Technical Base A key element for the Department's Technical Qualification Programs is a set of common Functional Area Qualification Standards (FAQS) and associated Job Task Analyses (JTA). These standards are developed for various functional areas of responsibility in the Department, including oversight of safety management programs identified as hazard controls in Documented Safety Analyses (DSA). For each functional area, the FAQS identify the minimum technical competencies and supporting knowledge and skills for a typical qualified individual working in the area. FAQC-GeneralTechnicalBase-2007.docx Description General Technical Base Qualification Card - 2007 FAQC-GeneralTechnicalBase-2001.docx Description

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CPUC General Order 131-D | Open Energy Information  

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CPUC General Order 131-D Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- RegulationRegulation: CPUC General Order 131-DLegal Published NA Year...

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A single model of traversable wormholes supported by generalized phantom energy or Chaplygin gas  

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This paper discusses a new variable equation of state parameter leading to exact solutions of the Einstein field equations describing traversable wormholes. In addition to generalizing the notion of phantom energy, the equation of state generates a mathematical model that combines the generalized phantom energy and the generalized Chaplygin gas models.

Peter K. F. Kuhfittig

2009-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General...  

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mixes, investment needs and other costs for new infrastructure, energy supply security, energy resource utilization, rate of introduction of new technologies (technology...

238

General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings | Open  

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General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings Jump to: navigation, search Model Name General Merchandise 2009 TSD Miami Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings Building Type Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) Model Type 50% Energy Savings Model Target Type ASHRAE 90.1 2004 Model Year 2009 IDF file http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/models/Miami/2009_TSD_GeneralMerch_LPL_50percent.idf XML file http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/models/Miami/2009_TSD_GeneralMerch_LPL_50percent.xml City, State Miami, FL Climate Zone Climate Zone 1A Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=General_Merchandise_2009_TSD_Miami_Low_Plug_Load_50%25_Energy_Savings&oldid=270185" Category: Building Models

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Improving Energy Efficiency of GPU based General-Purpose Scientific Computing through  

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Improving Energy Efficiency of GPU based General-Purpose Scientific Computing through Automated challenge. In this paper, we propose a novel framework to improve the energy efficiency of GPU-based General configurations to improve the energy efficiency of any given GPGPU program. Through preliminary empirical

Deng, Zhigang

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RAPID/Geothermal/General Construction | Open Energy Information  

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RAPIDGeothermalGeneral Construction < RAPID | Geothermal Jump to: navigation, search RAPID Regulatory and Permitting Information Desktop Toolkit BETA RAPID Toolkit About Bulk...

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RAPID/BulkTransmission/General Construction | Open Energy Information  

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RAPIDBulkTransmissionGeneral Construction < RAPID | BulkTransmission Jump to: navigation, search RAPID Regulatory and Permitting Information Desktop Toolkit BETA RAPID Toolkit...

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50 CFR 13 - General Permit Procedures | Open Energy Information  

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denial, suspension, revocation, and general administration of permits issued by the Fish and Wildlife Service. Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 2014 Legal Citation 50...

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EPA - Construction General Permit webpage | Open Energy Information  

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webpage Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: EPA - Construction General Permit webpage Abstract This is the Environmental Protection...

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Waters; General Provisions (North Dakota) | Department of Energy  

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Waters; General Provisions (North Dakota) Waters; General Provisions (North Dakota) Waters; General Provisions (North Dakota) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Retail Supplier Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Water Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State North Dakota Program Type Siting and Permitting The waters of North Dakota are understood as belonging to the public and may be appropriated for beneficial uses. However, the right to use water in

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use of renewable en-ergy options generally  

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or security risks. Re- newables can thus be used to diversify exist- ing utility resource portfolios electricity (i.e., kWhs) from nuclear and fossil fuel plants appears to solar energy, or bio- mass energy. As a result, most utilities may not purchase wind energy, methods to estimate these costs. Some have shown

Delaware, University of

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2002 Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Use and Management of Mobile Communications Services DOEIG-0669 December 2004...

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Generalized matrix method for calculation of internal light energy flux in mixed coherent and incoherent multilayers  

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A generalized matrix method to treat multilayer systems with mixed coherent and incoherent optical behavior is presented. The method is based on the calculation of the light energy...

Centurioni, Emanuele

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Note on the energy-momentum tensor for general mixed tensor-spinor fields  

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This note provides an explicit proof of the equivalence of the Belinfante's energy-momentum tensor and the metric energy-momentum tensor for general mixed tensor-spinor fields.

Hongbao Zhang

2004-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Bound on the Equation of State of Dark Energy from the Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics  

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Assuming that the equation of state of dark energy is a constant, we obtain the allowed interval of the equation of state of dark energy: w D??1, bounded from the generalized second law of thermodynamics

Rong-Jia Yang; Jing-Zhao Qi; Lihua Feng

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Use in California Wholesale Water Operations: Development and Application of a General Energy Post-Processor for California Water  

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- Abstract This thesis explores the effects of future water and social conditions on energy consumption Interest Energy Research (PIER) program of the California Energy Commission for funding this study-i- Energy Use in California Wholesale Water Operations: Development and Application of a General

Lund, Jay R.

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DOE General Counsel Nomination Announcement | Department of Energy  

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General Counsel Nomination Announcement General Counsel Nomination Announcement DOE General Counsel Nomination Announcement March 18, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key administration posts: Susan Burk, Special Representative of the President, with the rank of Ambassador, State Department; Raphael Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development; Michelle J. DePass, Assistant Administrator for International Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency; Cynthia J. Giles, Assistant Administrator for Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Environmental Protection Agency; Michael L. Connor, Director, Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior; Scott Blake

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" Row: General Energy-Management Activities within NAICS Codes;"  

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

1 Number of Establishments by Participation in General Energy-Management Activities, 2006;" 1 Number of Establishments by Participation in General Energy-Management Activities, 2006;" " Level: National Data; " " Row: General Energy-Management Activities within NAICS Codes;" " Column: Participation and Source of Assistance;" " Unit: Establishment Counts." ,,,," Source of Assistance" "NAICS Code(a)","Energy-Management Activity","No Participation","Participation(b)","In-house","Utlity/Energy Suppler","Product/Service Provider","Federal Program","State/Local Program","Don't Know" ,,"Total United States"

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ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model | Open Energy Information  

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ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model Agency/Company /Organization: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Topics: Co-benefits assessment Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocumentpdf/?cote=ECO/WKP(2008)6 References: OECD[1] Summary "The OECD ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium (GE) model is the successor to the OECD GREEN model for environmental studies, which was initially developed by the OECD Economics Department (Burniaux, et al. 1992) and is now hosted at the OECD Environment Directorate. GREEN was originally used for studying climate change mitigation policy and culminated in Burniaux (2000). It was developed into the Linkages model, and subsequently became

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Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) | Open Energy Information  

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Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Agency/Company /Organization: LEI Wageningen UR, the Netherlands Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Related Tools Ex Ante Appraisal Carbon-Balance Tool (EX-ACT) Climate Rapid Overview and Decision Support (C-ROADS) Simulator Partnership for Economic Policy Modeling and Policy Impact Analysis (MPIA) ... further results Find Another Tool FIND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT TOOLS A modular global computable general equilibrium model that covers the whole economy and has been used extensively in agricultural, environmental, and trade policy analysis; builds on the GTAP model, and is the successor of LEITAP. Approach MAGNET is based on the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model and

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EPA - Construction General Permit Fact Sheet | Open Energy Information  

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search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library PermittingRegulatory Guidance - GuideHandbook: EPA - Construction General Permit Fact SheetPermittingRegulatory GuidanceGuide...

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NRS 704 - Regulation of Public Utilities Generally | Open Energy...  

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Regulation of Public Utilities Generally Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- StatuteStatute: NRS 704 - Regulation of Public Utilities...

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Montana MPDES General Information Form (MDEQ Form 1) | Open Energy...  

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LibraryAdd to library Form: Montana MPDES General Information Form (MDEQ Form 1) Abstract Completion of form allows applicant to determine which other forms must be completed for...

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High energy light scattering in the generalized eikonal approximation  

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The generalized eikonal approximation method is applied to the study of light scattering by a dielectric medium. In this method, the propagation of light inside the medium is assumed...

Chen, Tuan W

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret), Confirmed as Energy...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

, Confirmed as Energy Department Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration | National Nuclear Security Administration...

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General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings |  

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Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings Jump to: navigation, search Model Name General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings Building Type Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) Model Type 50% Energy Savings Model Target Type ASHRAE 90.1 2004 Model Year 2009 IDF file http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/models/Miami/2009_TSD_GeneralMerch_LPL_50percent.idf XML file http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/models/Miami/2009_TSD_GeneralMerch_LPL_50percent.xml City, State Chicago, IL Climate Zone Climate Zone 5A Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=General_Merchandise_2009_TSD_Chicago_Low_Plug_Load_50%25_Energy_Savings&oldid=270181" Category: Building Models What links here Related changes

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LAC Regional Platform Workshop General Information | Open Energy  

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Information Information Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP Logo.png Advancing climate-resilient low emission development around the world Home About Tools Expert Assistance Events Publications Join Us LAC Workshop Announcement Agenda Participant Package Accommodations Location & Transportation Insurance & Visas Participants Presentations Outcomes Report Links Contact Us General Information (English) General information LEDS GP INCAE English-rev FINAL.pdf Informacion General LEDS GP INCAE Espanol FINAL.pdf Powered by OpenEI ledsgp.org is built on the same platform as the popular Wikipedia site. Like Wikipedia, it is a "wiki" or website developed collaboratively by a community of users. Thanks to our unique relationship with OpenEI.org, you can add or edit most content on ledsgp.org. For more information about this

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GSMSolar formerly Shanghai General Silicon Material Co Ltd | Open Energy  

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GSMSolar formerly Shanghai General Silicon Material Co Ltd GSMSolar formerly Shanghai General Silicon Material Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name GSMSolar (formerly Shanghai General Silicon Material Co Ltd) Place Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China Zip 215300 Sector Solar Product Chinese solar ingot and wafer manufacturer. Coordinates 31.375509°, 120.949219° 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":31.375509,"lon":120.949219,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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General Provisions on Air Pollution Control (Ohio) | Department of Energy  

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

General Provisions on Air Pollution Control (Ohio) General Provisions on Air Pollution Control (Ohio) General Provisions on Air Pollution Control (Ohio) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Construction Fuel Distributor Industrial Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative State/Provincial Govt Transportation Tribal Government Utility Program Info State Ohio Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Ohio Environmental Protection Agency This chapter of the law that establishes the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency outlines the air pollution rules to secure and maintain levels of air quality that are consistent with the protection of health and the prevention of injury to plant, animal life, and property in the state of Ohio, and to provide for the comfortable enjoyment of the natural

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Free-energy functional in the generalized coherent-potential approximation  

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A simple way of obtaining a closed form of the free-energy functional in the generalized coherent-potential approximation for a large class of lattice models is shown. The general scheme is applied to derive mean-field free energies for the inhomogeneous Ising (Sherrington-Kirkpatrick) and the random-alloy models.

V. Jani

1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Platform for China Energy & Environmental Policy Analysis: A general design and its application  

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This paper introduces the China Energy & Environmental Policy Analysis (CEEPA) system. The core of CEEPA is a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model, in which the interactions among different agents in the macroeconomic system of China ... Keywords: Computable general equilibrium, Decision support system, Energy and environmental policy

Qiao-Mei Liang; Yun-Fei Yao; Lu-Tao Zhao; Ce Wang; Rui-Guang Yang; Yi-Ming Wei

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy use and environmental impacts: A general review  

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Globally buildings are responsible for approximately 40% of the total world annual energy consumption. Most of this energy is for the provision of lighting heating cooling and air conditioning. Increasing awareness of the environmental impact of CO 2 and NO x emissions and chlorofluorocarbons triggered a renewed interest in environmentally friendly cooling and heating technologies. Under the 1997 Montreal Protocol governments agreed to phase out chemicals used as refrigerants that have the potential to destroy stratospheric ozone. It was therefore considered desirable to reduce energy consumption and decrease the rate of depletion of world energy reserves and pollution of the environment. One way of reducing building energy consumption is to design buildings that are more economical in their use of energy for heating lighting cooling ventilation and hot water supply. Passive measures particularly natural or hybrid ventilation rather than air conditioning can dramatically reduce primary energy consumption. However exploitation of renewable energy in buildings and agricultural greenhouses can also significantly contribute toward reducing dependency on fossil fuels. Therefore promoting innovative renewable applications and reinforcing the renewable energy market will contribute to preservation of the ecosystem by reducing emissions at local and global levels. This will also contribute to the amelioration of environmental conditions by replacing conventional fuels with renewable energies that produce no air pollution or greenhouse gases. The provision of good indoor environmental quality (IEQ) while achieving energy and cost efficient operation of the heating ventilating and air-conditioning plants in buildings represents a multivariant problem. The comfort of building occupants is dependent on many environmental parameters including air speed temperature relative humidity and quality in addition to lighting and noise. The overall objective is to provide a high level of building performance which can be defined as IEQ energy efficiency (EE) and cost efficiency (CE). IEQ is the perceived condition of comfort that building occupants experience due to the physical and psychological conditions to which they are exposed by their surroundings. The main physical parameters affecting IEQ are air speed temperature relative humidity and quality. EE is related to the provision of the desired environmental conditions while consuming the minimal quantity of energy. CE is the financial expenditure on energy relative to the level of environmental comfort and productivity that the building occupants attained. The overall CE can be improved by improving the IEQ and the EE of a building. The increased availability of reliable and efficient energy services stimulates new development alternatives. Anticipated patterns of future energy use and consequent environmental impacts (acid precipitation ozone depletion and greenhouse effect or global warming) are comprehensively discussed in this paper. Throughout the theme several issues relating to renewable energies environment and sustainable development are exam-ined from both current and future perspectives. It is concluded that renewable environmentally friendly energy must be encouraged promoted implemented and demonstrated by full-scale plant especially for use in remote rural areas.

Abdeen Mustafa Omer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) |  

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General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) Agency/Company /Organization: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, European Commission Joint Research Center Topics: Analysis Tools Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Website: ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/activities/energy-and-transport/gem-e3/ Related Tools Manual for Quantitative Evaluation of the Co-Benefits Approach to Climate Change Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Environmental Impact and Sustainability Applied General Equilibrium Model (ENVISAGE) ... further results Find Another Tool FIND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT TOOLS An applied general equilibrium model covering the interactions between the

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U.N. Secretary General tells NREL Clean Energy a Top Priority | OpenEI  

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U.N. Secretary General tells NREL Clean Energy a Top Priority U.N. Secretary General tells NREL Clean Energy a Top Priority Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 31 August, 2011 - 14:01 imported OpenEI National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, ... In a recent visit to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon affirmed that the growing clean energy to reach billions of people across the globe is the top priority. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told researchers at NREL's Research Support Facility that NREL is playing a crucial role, through numerous U.N. partnerships, in making the world more sustainable. Ban believes that there is still much more growth needed to create a clean energy economy that will

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General Mining Act of 1872 | Open Energy Information  

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Mining Act of 1872 Mining Act of 1872 Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name General Mining Act of 1872 Year 1890 Url Generalmininglaw1872.jpg Description The seminal law regarding mineral management on federal lands in the United States. References General Mining Act of 1872[1] FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II Ch. 149, 152. 1872 91 fied person: Provided, That all the persons availing themselves of the provisions of this section shall be required to pay, and there shall be collected from them, at the time of making payment for their land, interest on the total amounts paid by them, respectively, at the rate of five per centum per annum, from the date at which they would have been required to make payment under the act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy. until the

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COP 18 Side Event General Information | Open Energy Information  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » COP 18 Side Event General Information Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP Logo.png Advancing climate-resilient low emission development around the world Home About Tools Expert Assistance Events Publications Join Us COP18 Side Event Announcement Agenda Speakers General Information LEDSGPDoha - Advancing Collaborative Action for Low Emissions Development.pdf Powered by OpenEI ledsgp.org is built on the same platform as the popular Wikipedia site. Like Wikipedia, it is a "wiki" or website developed collaboratively by a community of users. Thanks to our unique relationship with OpenEI.org, you

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MHK Projects/General Hampton Project | Open Energy Information  

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General Hampton Project General Hampton Project < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","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":30.1019,"lon":-90.9562,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Disruptions in Interdependent Infrastructure Systems: A Network Flows Approach1  

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1 Disruptions in Interdependent Infrastructure Systems: A Network Flows Approach1 John E. Mitchell infrastructure systems, such as transportation, energy, telecommunications and water. Clearly, disruption of any in order to provide services, such as power delivery, voice and data transmission. Each system's components

Mitchell, John E.

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OpenEI:General disclaimer | Open Energy Information  

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disclaimer disclaimer Jump to: navigation, search Disclaimer Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government ("Government"), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory ("NREL") or the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC ("ALLIANCE"). The views and opinions expressed in available or referenced any data, text, drawings, calculations and/or graphical and other images (hereinafter "Information") do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Government/NREL/ALLIANCE. THE INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE FROM THIS DATABASE IS "AS IS," AND NEITHER THE GOVERNMENT,

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1 - Energy storage devicesa general overview  

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Abstract This chapter provides a quick and essential revision on simple fundamentals applicable to energy storage devices (ESDs). Device equivalent circuits, time constants, and requirements for maximum power transfer are discussed with an introduction to Ragone plots. Different types of \\{ESDs\\} are introduced in relation to state of the art.

Nihal Kularatna

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Covariant energy-momentum and an uncertainty principle for general relativity  

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We introduce a naturally-defined totally invariant spacetime energy expression for general relativity incorporating the contribution from gravity. The extension links seamlessly to the action integral for the gravitational field. The demand that the general expression for arbitrary systems reduces to the Tolman integral in the case of stationary bounded distributions, leads to the matter-localized Ricci integral for energy-momentum in support of the energy localization hypothesis. The role of the observer is addressed and as an extension of the special relativistic case, the field of observers comoving with the matter is seen to compute the intrinsic global energy of a system. The new localized energy supports the Bonnor claim that the Szekeres collapsing dust solutions are energy-conserving. It is suggested that in the extreme of strong gravity, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle be generalized in terms of spacetime energy-momentum.

F. I. Cooperstock; M. J. Dupre

2014-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-momentum Prescriptions in General Spherically Symmetric Space-times  

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Einstein, Landau-Lifshitz, Papapetrou, Weinberg, and M{\\o}ller energy-momentum prescriptions in general spherically symmetric space-times are investigated. It is shown that for two special but not unusual classes of general spherically symmetric space-times several energy-momentum prescriptions in Schwarzschild Cartesian coordinates lead to some coincidences in energy distribution. It is also obtained that for a special class of spherically symmetric metrics M{\\o}ller and Einstein energy-momentum prescriptions give the same result for energy distribution if and only if it has a specific dependence on radial coordinate.

Saeed Mirshekari; Amir M. Abbassi

2014-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized energy equipartition in harmonic oscillators driven by active baths  

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We study experimentally and numerically the dynamics of colloidal beads confined by a harmonic potential in a bath of swimming E. coli bacteria. The resulting dynamics is well approximated by a Langevin equation for an overdamped oscillator driven by the combination of a white thermal noise and an exponentially correlated active noise. This scenario leads to a simple generalization of the equipartition theorem resulting in the coexistence of two different effective temperatures that govern dynamics along the flat and the curved directions in the potential landscape.

Claudio Maggi; Matteo Paoluzzi; Nicola Pellicciotta; Alessia Lepore; Luca Angelani; Roberto Di Leonardo

2014-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalization of the Schott energy in electrodynamic radiation theory Jos A. Herasa  

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April 2005; accepted 1 November 2005 We discuss the origin of the Schott energy in the Abraham explanation of its origin. The origin of the Schott energy arises from the fact that the power suppliedGeneralization of the Schott energy in electrodynamic radiation theory José A. Herasa Departamento

O'Connell, Robert F.

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Disc formation from stellar tidal disruptions  

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The potential of tidal disruption of stars to probe otherwise quiescent supermassive black holes cannot be exploited, if their dynamics is not fully understood. So far, the observational appearance of these events has been commonly derived from analytical extrapolations of the debris dynamical properties just after the stellar disruption. In this paper, we perform hydrodynamical simulations of stars in highly eccentric orbits, that follow the stellar debris after disruption and investigate their ultimate fate. We demonstrate that gas debris circularize on an orbital timescale because relativistic apsidal precession causes the stream to self-cross. The higher the eccentricity and/or the deeper the encounter, the faster is the circularization. If the internal energy deposited by shocks during stream self-interaction is readily radiated, the gas forms a narrow ring at the circularization radius. It will then proceed to accrete viscously at a super-Eddington rate, puffing up under radiation pressure. If instead c...

Bonnerot, Clment; Lodato, Giuseppe; Price, Daniel J

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Departmetn of Energy, Office of Inspector General, Annaul Peformance  

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U.S. Departmetn of Energy, Office of Inspector General, Annaul U.S. Departmetn of Energy, Office of Inspector General, Annaul Peformance Report FY 2009, Annual Performance Plan Fy 2010 U.S. Departmetn of Energy, Office of Inspector General, Annaul Peformance Report FY 2009, Annual Performance Plan Fy 2010 I am pleased to present the Office of Inspector General's combined Fiscal Year 2009 Annual Performance Report and Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Performance Plan. On February 17, 2009, the American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was enacted. Under the Recovery Act, the Department of Energy received just under $40 billion for various energy, environmental and science programs and initiatives. The Recovery Act also created the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, in recognition of the need for effective oversight to protect taxpayer's

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Energy Analysis and Energy Conservation Options for the Supreme Court and Attorney General Buildings Final Report, Prepared for the Energy Efficiency Division, Texas Public Utility Commission  

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loads, is solar film on the windows. Both the proposed ASHRAE standards and the California standards appear to reduce energy use. The following Table shows EUIs for the Supreme Court and Attorney General buildings with different options. EUI...'s For The Supreme Court and Attorney General Buildings (KBtu/sf-yr) ABSTRACT The energy use and peak load requirement of the Supreme Court & Attorney General Buildings in Austin, Texas were analyzed using the DOE 2.IB building energy simulation program. An analysis...

Farzad, M.; O'Neal, D. L.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detection of Disruptions in the High-? Spherical Torus NSTX  

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This paper describes the prediction of disruptions based on diagnostic data in the high-? spherical torus NSTX [M. Ono, et al., Nuclear Fusion 40 , 557 (2000)]. The disruptive threshold values on many signals are examined. In some cases, raw diagnostic data can be used as a signal for disruption prediction. In others, the deviations of the plasma data from simple models provides the signal used to determine the proximity to disruption. However, no single signal and threshold value can form the basis for disruption prediction in NSTX; thresholds that produce an acceptable false positive rate have too large a missed or late warning rate, while combinations that produce an acceptable rate of missed or late warnings have an unacceptable false positive rate. To solve this problem, a novel means of combining multiple threshold tests has been developed. After being properly tuned, this algorithm can produce a false positive rate of 2.8%, with a late warning rate of 3.7% when applied to a database of ~2000 disruptions collected from three run campaigns. Furthermore, many of these false positives are triggered by near-disruptive MHD events that might indeed be disruptive in larger plasmas with more stored energy. However, the algorithm is less efficient at detecting the MHD event that prompts the disruption process.

Gerhardt, S P; Bell, R E; LeBlanc, B P; Menard, J E; Mueller, D; Roquemore, A L; Sabbagh, S A

2013-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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The general Service raet PG for Xcel energy in denver is not...  

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The general Service raet PG for Xcel energy in denver is not included Home > Groups > Utility Rate Submitted by Er on 26 January, 2014 - 21:14 1 answer Points: 0 I think this is...

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General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load Baseline | Open Energy  

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General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load Baseline General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load Baseline Jump to: navigation, search Model Name General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load Baseline Building Type Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) Model Type Baseline Model Target Type ASHRAE 90.1 2004 Model Year 2009 IDF file http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/models/Miami/2009_TSD_GeneralMerch_LPL_Baseline.idf XML file http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/models/Miami/2009_TSD_GeneralMerch_LPL_Baseline.xml City, State Chicago, IL Climate Zone Climate Zone 5A Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=General_Merchandise_2009_TSD_Chicago_Low_Plug_Load_Baseline&oldid=270182" Category: Building Models What links here Related changes Special pages

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E-Print Network 3.0 - activation disrupts connective Sample Search...  

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(FIRE) Collection: Plasma Physics and Fusion 46 CHAPTER 52. BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION TEAM SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS Summary: , threatening, or disruptive...

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DOE Publishes Notice of Public Meeting and Availability of the Framework Document for General Service Lamps Energy Conservation Standards  

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The Department of Energy has published a Federal Register notice of public meeting and availability of the framework document regarding energy conservation standards for general service lamps.

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Energy-Momentum and Angular Momentum Carried by Gravitational Waves in Extended New General Relativity  

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......discussion In an extended, new form of general relativity...we have examined energy- momentum and angular...GRAVITATION (Freeman, New York, 1973). 2) R...Oxford, 1975). Energy-Momentum and Angular...John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1972). 16) R......

Eisaku Sakane; Toshiharu Kawai

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An alternative energy bound derivation for a generalized Hasegawa-Mima equation  

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An alternative energy bound derivation for a generalized Hasegawa-Mima equation Jared C. Bronski Razvan Fetecau December 28, 2011 Abstract We present an alternative derivation of the H1 -boundedness function technique similar to the one used for constructing energy bounds for the Kuramoto

Fetecau, Razvan C.

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Generalized Theory of Forster-Type Nonradiative Energy Transfer in Nanostructures with Mixed Dimensionality  

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Generalized Theory of Forster-Type Nonradiative Energy Transfer in Nanostructures with Mixed, Athens, Ohio 45701, United States ABSTRACT: Forster-type nonradiative energy transfer (NRET) is widely that models Forster-type NRET for the cases of mixed dimensionality including all combinations

Demir, Hilmi Volkan

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Task Assignment in a Heterogeneous Server Farm with Switching Delays and General Energy-Aware Cost Structure  

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Task Assignment in a Heterogeneous Server Farm with Switching Delays and General Energy-Aware Cost costs include energy related switching and processing costs, as well as general performance. Therefore, in this paper we assume that the general cost structure includes energy consumption related costs

Hyytiä, Esa

291

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu to Lead Delegation to IAEA 54th Annual General  

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Chu to Lead Delegation to IAEA 54th Annual Chu to Lead Delegation to IAEA 54th Annual General Conference U.S. Energy Secretary Chu to Lead Delegation to IAEA 54th Annual General Conference September 17, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington D.C. - Beginning Monday, September 20, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will lead the American delegation at the International Atomic Energy Agency's 54th General Conference in Vienna, Austria. During his visit, Secretary Chu will deliver a speech outlining the U.S.'s priorities regarding the peaceful use of nuclear energy; strengthening nonproliferation and international safeguards; advancing disarmament; and securing nuclear material abroad. While at the conference Secretary Chu will also host a series of bilateral meetings, and participate in a media roundtable event. Other U.S.

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A Dark Year for Tidal Disruption Events  

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The disruption of a main-sequence star by a supermassive black hole results in the initial production of an extended debris stream that winds repeatedly around the black hole, producing a complex three-dimensional figure that may self-intersect. Both analytical work and simulations have shown that typical encounters generate streams that are extremely thin. In this paper we show that this implies that even small relativistic precessions attributed to black hole spin can induce deflections that prevent the stream from self-intersecting even after many windings. Additionally, hydrodynamical simulations have demonstrated that energy is deposited very slowly via hydrodynamic processes alone, resulting in the liberation of very little gravitational binding energy in the absence of stream-stream collisions. This naturally leads to a "dark period" in which the flare is not observable for some time, persisting for up to a dozen orbital periods of the most bound material, which translates to years for disruptions arou...

Guillochon, James

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconstructing generalized ghost condensate model with dynamical dark energy parametrizations and observational datasets  

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Observations of high-redshift supernovae indicate that the universe is accelerating at the present stage, and we refer to the cause for this cosmic acceleration as ``dark energy''. In particular, the analysis of current data of type Ia supernovae (SNIa), cosmic large-scale structure (LSS), and the cosmic microwave background (CMB) anisotropy implies that, with some possibility, the equation-of-state parameter of dark energy may cross the cosmological-constant boundary ($w=-1$) during the recent evolution stage. The model of ``quintom'' has been proposed to describe this $w=-1$ crossing behavior for dark energy. As a single-real-scalar-field model of dark energy, the generalized ghost condensate model provides us with a successful mechanism for realizing the quintom-like behavior. In this paper, we reconstruct the generalized ghost condensate model in the light of three forms of parametrization for dynamical dark energy, with the best-fit results of up-to-date observational data.

Jingfei Zhang; Xin Zhang; Hongya Liu

2007-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Implications of Disruption to Natural Gas Deliverability  

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This project was sponsored by Department of Energy/Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability and managed by the National Energy Technology Laboratory. The primary purpose of the project was to analyze the capability of the natural gas production, transmission and supply systems to continue to provide service in the event of a major disruption in capacity of one or more natural gas transmission pipelines. The project was specifically designed to detail the ability of natural gas market to absorb facility losses and efficiently reallocate gas supplies during a significant pipeline capacity disruption in terms that allowed federal and state agencies and interests to develop effective policies and action plans to prioritize natural gas deliveries from a regional and national perspective. The analyses for each regional study were based on four primary considerations: (1) operating conditions (pipeline capacity, storage capacity, local production, power dispatch decision making and end user options); (2) weather; (3) magnitude and location of the disruption; and, (4) normal versus emergency situation. The detailed information contained in the region reports as generated from this project are Unclassified Controlled Information; and as such are subject to disclosure in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. Therefore, this report defines the regions that were analyzed and the basic methodologies and assumptions used to completing the analysis.

Science Applications International

2008-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT  

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ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT FY 2013 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN FYS 2014 & 2015 U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General Table of Contents Page Message from the Inspector General ii At a Glance: Performance Results for FY 2013 iii Overview 1 Our Organization 2 External Factors Challenging Our Organization 4 Our Management Challenges 5 Measuring Our FY 2013 Performance 6 Our FY 2014 and FY 2015 Performance Plan 15 Appendix A 18 Audit Work Plan for FY 2014 18 Inspection Work Plan for FY 2014 22 Appendix B 23 Investigative Work Plan for FY 2014 23 Annual Performance Report FY 2013 Annual Performance Plan FYs 2014 & 2015 Page i U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General Message from the Inspector General

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Interacting holographic dark energy model and generalized second law of thermodynamics in non-flat universe  

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In the present paper we consider the interacting holographic model of dark energy to investigate the validity of the generalized second laws of thermodynamics in non-flat (closed) universe enclosed by the event horizon measured from the sphere of the horizon named $L$. We show that for $L$ as the system's IR cut-off the generalized second law is respected for the special range of the deceleration parameter.

M. R. Setare

2007-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Breakout Session: Disruptive Solar Technologies: Frontiers in New Materials and Approaches  

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Disruptive solar technologies entering the PV and CSP landscape today hold the potential to greatly impact the future of solar energy conversion. This session will highlight new techniques,...

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" Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies;"  

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

2 Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 2002;" 2 Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 2002;" " Level: National Data; " " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies;" " Unit: Establishment Counts." " "," ",,"Computer Control of Building Wide Evironment(c)",,,"Computer Control of Processes or Major Energy-Using Equipment(d)",,,"Waste Heat Recovery",,,"Adjustable - Speed Motors",,,"Oxy - Fuel Firing",,," ",," " " "," ",,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,"RSE" "NAICS"," ",,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,"Row"

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" Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies;"  

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1. Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 1998;" 1. Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 1998;" " Level: National Data; " " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies;" " Unit: Establishment Counts." " "," "," ",,,"Computer","Control of","Processes"," "," "," ",,,," ",," " " "," ","Computer Control","of Building-Wide","Environment(b)","or Major","Energy-Using","Equipment(c)","Waste","Heat","Recovery","Adjustable -","Speed","Motors","RSE"

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Energy Conditions in a Generalized Second-Order Scalar-Tensor Gravity  

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The study of energy conditions has many significant applications in general relativistic and cosmological contexts. This paper explores the energy conditions in the framework of the most general scalar-tensor theory with field equations involving second-order derivatives. For this purpose, we use flat FRW universe model with perfect fluid matter contents. By taking power law ansatz for scalar field, we discuss the strong, weak, null and dominant energy conditions in terms of deceleration, jerk and snap parameters. Some particular cases of this theory like k-essence model and modified gravity theories etc. are analyzed with the help of the derived energy conditions and the possible constraints on the free parameters of the presented models are determined.

M. Sharif; Saira Waheed

2013-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Proving the achronal averaged null energy condition from the generalized second law  

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A null line is a complete achronal null geodesic. It is proven that for any quantum fields minimally coupled to semiclassical Einstein gravity, the averaged null energy condition (ANEC) on null lines is a consequence of the generalized second law of thermodynamics for causal horizons. This result is shown to leading order in Planck's constant for perturbations to classical backgrounds satisfying the null energy condition. Auxiliary assumptions include CPT and the existence of a suitable renormalization scheme for the generalized entropy. Although the ANEC can be violated on general geodesics in curved spacetimes, as long as the ANEC holds on null lines there exist theorems showing that semiclassical gravity should satisfy positivity of energy, topological censorship, and should not admit closed timelike curves. It is pointed out that these theorems fail once the linearized graviton field is quantized, because then the renormalized shear-squared term in the Raychaudhuri equation can be negative. A 'shear-inclusive' generalization of the ANEC is proposed to remedy this, and is proven under an additional assumption about perturbations to horizons in classical general relativity.

Wall, Aron C. [Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics, Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20740-4111 (United States)

2010-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary of Energy Steven Chu speaks to the 2009 IAEA General Conference delegation  

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On Sept. 14, 2009, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu addressed the 2009 IAEA General Conference delegation. Chu is the first Cabinet official to discuss President Obama's nuclear security and nonproliferation agenda outside the United States since the President delivered his landmark speech in Prague in April 2009.

Secretary Chu

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JMLR: Workshop and Conference Proceedings vol:110, 2012 EWRL 2012 Free Energy and the Generalized Optimality Equations for  

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be axiomatically derived. Here we apply the free energy principle to general decision trees that include both energy principle that assigns a resource parameter to each node in the decision tree. These resourceJMLR: Workshop and Conference Proceedings vol:1­10, 2012 EWRL 2012 Free Energy and the Generalized

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Ofice of Audit Services  

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

Inspector General Inspector General Ofice of Audit Services Audit Report n - F - 7 7 - -- - - - , 7 . 7 - ) - - The National Nuclear Sec I I . =- a Administration's B61 Spin Rocket I Motor Project ... Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 26, 2006 MEMORANDUh1 FOR T W SECRETARY FROM: regor H. Frie man &- Inspector General SUBJECT INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The National Nuclear Security Administration's B61 Spin Rocket Motor Project" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratories are refurbishing the Spin Rocket Motor, a prime component of the B61 nuclear weapon system. Both the originai motor produced in i966 and the version last produced in 1991 are the subjects of the refurbishment. Both motors, which are essentially identical, produce thrust to arm the

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Ofice of Audit Services  

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Inspector General Inspector General Ofice of Audit Services Audit Report n - F - 7 7 - -- - - - , 7 . 7 - ) - - The National Nuclear Sec I I . =- a Administration's B61 Spin Rocket I Motor Project ... Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 26, 2006 MEMORANDUh1 FOR T W SECRETARY FROM: regor H. Frie man &- Inspector General SUBJECT INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The National Nuclear Security Administration's B61 Spin Rocket Motor Project" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratories are refurbishing the Spin Rocket Motor, a prime component of the B61 nuclear weapon system. Both the originai motor produced in i966 and the version last produced in 1991 are the subjects of the refurbishment. Both motors, which are essentially identical, produce thrust to arm the

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International Atomic Energy Agency 49th Session of the General Conference |  

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49th Session of the General 49th Session of the General Conference International Atomic Energy Agency 49th Session of the General Conference September 26, 2005 - 10:51am Addthis Remarks Prepared for Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman [Videotaped Remarks as Delivered by Secretary Bodman ] Good morning. I regret that I cannot be with you in Vienna due to the extraordinary events related to the recent Hurricanes in the United States - and the continuing recovery efforts that are addressing devastation on our gulf coast. These two storms have claimed many hundreds of lives, destroyed whole communities, and displaced large numbers of Americans. As you know, our gulf-coast region is home to a very significant percentage of America's oil and natural gas facilities. Because of the severity of the most recent storm, Hurricane Rita, and the

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By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency  

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June 19, 2012 June 19, 2012 By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy Office of the General Counsel 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, D.C. 20585 Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov Re: Regulatory Burden RFI Dear Mr. Cohen: The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) respectfully submits the following comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on its Regulatory Burden RFI, 77 Fed. Reg. 28518 (May 15, 2012). AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry. AHAM's more than 150 members employ tens of thousands of people in the U.S. and produce more than 95% of the household appliances shipped for sale within the

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By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency  

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1, 2011 1, 2011 By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy Office of the General Counsel 1000 Independence Ave., SW Room 6A245 Washington, D.C. 20585 Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov Re: Regulatory Burden RFI Dear Mr. Cohen: The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) respectfully submits the following comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on its Request for Information on reducing regulatory burden, 76 Fed. Reg. 6123 (Feb. 3, 2011). AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry. AHAM's more than 150 members employ tens of thousands of people in the U.S. and produce more than 95% of the household appliances shipped for sale within the

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By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency  

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August 1, 2011 August 1, 2011 By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy Office of the General Counsel 1000 Independence Ave., SW Room 6A245 Washington, D.C. 20585 Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov Re: EO 13563 Preliminary Plan Dear Mr. Cohen: The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) respectfully submits the following comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on preliminary plan for retrospective analysis of existing rules, 76 Fed. Reg. 40646 (July 11, 2011). AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry. AHAM's more than 150 members employ tens of thousands of people in the U.S. and produce more than 95% of the household appliances shipped for sale within the

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Department of Energy's Spent Department of Energy's Spent Nuclear Fuel Canisters and Transportation Casks DOE/IG-0608 June 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 20, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE, SECRETARY FROM: Greg +2 y 2- nedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Spent Nuclear Fuel Canisters and Transportation Casks" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy manages about 2,500 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel generated from research and development, plutonium production, and the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (Naval Reactors). Under current national policy, the Department is to permanently dispose of its spent fuel in an underground repository, but an appropriate repository is not expected to be available until at least 201 0. Until then, the Department

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services  

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Audit Services Audit Services Audit Report The Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Fines, Penalties and Legal Costs Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 30,2009 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: 46 Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Fines, Penalties and Legal Costs" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy reimburses its facility contractors for millions of dollars in settlement costs and for fees paid to outside law firms for legal research, litigation and consulting activities. Because of contract reform initiatives, the Department increased contractor financial responsibility for certain legal costs. For example, fines and penalties for violations of laws and regulations, which totaled almost $12 million over the

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Security Over Wireless Networking Security Over Wireless Networking Technologies DOE/IG-0617 August 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 25, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THQ SECIjETARY FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Security Over Wireless Networking Technologies" BACKGROUND An increasing number of the Department of Energy's organizations are using wireless communications devices and networks. Such technologies enable the transmission of data without physical connection using radio frequency. Wireless technologies range from such complex systems as wireless local area networks, cell phones, and personal digital assistants to relatively simple devices that do not process or store information, such as wireless headphones, and microphones.

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A general model for chemical erosion of carbon materials due to low-energy H + impact  

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Modeling the chemical erosion of carbon materials due to low-energy H + impact is of paramount importance for the prediction of the behavior of carbon-based plasma-facing components in nuclear fusion devices. In this paper a simple general model describing both energy and temperature dependence of carbon-based chemical erosion is presented. Enlightened by Hopfs model {Hopf et al. [J. Appl. Phys.94 2373 (Year: 2003)} the chemical erosion is separated into the contributions from three mechanisms: thermal chemical erosion energetic chemical sputtering and ion-enhanced chemical erosion. Using input from the Monte Carlo code TRIDYN this model is able to reproduce experimental data well.

Shengguang Liu; Jizhong Sun; Shuyu Dai; Thomas Stirner; Dezhen Wang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Sensitive Equipment Sensitive Equipment at Selected Locations DOE/IG-0606 June 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 16, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman &??ikA-J-+ Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Management of Sensitive Equipment at Selected Locations" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy and its facilities' management contractors have come under increased scrutiny regarding the management of sensitive personal property. The Department defined sensitive property as equipment susceptible to misappropriation for personal use or readily convertible to cash. Generally, this includes equipment such as computers, personal digital assistants, cameras, and communications equipment. The Department has made a significant investment in sensitive property. For example, our

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services  

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Audit Resolution Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process DOE/IG-0766 May 2007 Department sf Energy WasliingTon, DC 20585 May 2 4 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR THMECRE5-TARY FROM: SUBJECT: +* Greg ry . Friedman Inspector General INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process" BACKGROUND - - Over the years, the Office of Inspector General has issued findings and recoinmendations addressing numerous aspects of the Department of Energy's programs, operations and management hnctions. I n many cases, the Department has concurred with the findings and reported that corrective actions to resolve problems or improve the efficiency of its operations have been implemented. Clearly, ensuring that identified internal control

316

Demystifying Disruption: A New Model for Understanding and Predicting Disruptive Technologies  

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The failure of firms in the face of technological change has been a topic of intense research and debate, spawning the theory (among others) of disruptive technologies. However, the theory suffers from circular definitions, inadequate empirical evidence, ... Keywords: correlated hazards, demand disruption, firm disruption, prediction of disruption, technology disruption

Ashish Sood; Gerard J. Tellis

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL No. I01IG001  

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OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL No. I01IG001 INQUIRY REPORT Review of Alleged Conflicts of Interest Involving a Legal Services Contract for the Yucca Mountain Project NOVEMBER 2001 November 13, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman (Signed) Inspector General SUBJECT: Review of Alleged Conflicts of Interest Involving a Legal Services Contract for the Yucca Mountain Project Introduction In September 1999, the Department of Energy awarded a contract to the law firm of Winston & Strawn in connection with the Yucca Mountain Project (the Yucca legal contract). Specifically, Winston & Strawn was to assist the Department with a potential license application to be submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in the event Yucca Mountain is approved as the site for a repository for the nation's high-level

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Portland General Electric Company Renewable Energy RFP , Deadline Sept 28, 2001  

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Portland General Electric Company Portland General Electric Company REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Issued: August 22, 2001 INTRODUCTION Portland General Electric Company (PGE) is requesting bid proposals for retail marketing services and renewable power or tradable renewable credits (TRCs) sufficient to meet the needs of PGE customer enrollments for the period from March 1, 2002 to December 31, 2003. Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on September 28, 2001. Pursuant to the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC) adoption of Portfolio Options contained in ORS 757.603(2), OAR 860-038-0220 (refer to OPUC Order 01-337 at http://www.puc.state.or.us/orders/2001ords/01-337.pdf.) PGE is seeking to purchase Marketing Services and Renewable Energy or TRCs in support of the Company's portfolio option offers of

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Vacuum energy, spectral determinant and heat kernel asymptotics of graph Laplacians with general vertex matching conditions  

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We consider Laplace operators on metric graphs, networks of one-dimensional line segments (bonds), with matching conditions at the vertices that make the operator self-adjoint. Such quantum graphs provide a simple model of quantum mechanics in a classically chaotic system with multiple scales corresponding to the lengths of the bonds. For graph Laplacians we briefly report results for the spectral determinant, vacuum energy and heat kernel asymptotics of general graphs in terms of the vertex matching conditions.

J. M. Harrison; K. Kirsten

2010-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategies to Save 50% Site Energy in Grocery and General Merchandise Stores  

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This paper summarizes the methodology and main results of two recently published Technical Support Documents. These reports explore the feasibility of designing general merchandise and grocery stores that use half the energy of a minimally code-compliant building, as measured on a whole-building basis. We used an optimization algorithm to trace out a minimum cost curve and identify designs that satisfy the 50% energy savings goal. We started from baseline building energy use and progressed to more energy-efficient designs by sequentially adding energy design measures (EDMs). Certain EDMs figured prominently in reaching the 50% energy savings goal for both building types: (1) reduced lighting power density; (2) optimized area fraction and construction of view glass or skylights, or both, as part of a daylighting system tuned to 46.5 fc (500 lux); (3) reduced infiltration with a main entrance vestibule or an envelope air barrier, or both; and (4) energy recovery ventilators, especially in humid and cold climates. In grocery stores, the most effective EDM, which was chosen for all climates, was replacing baseline medium-temperature refrigerated cases with high-efficiency models that have doors.

Hirsch, A.; Hale, E.; Leach, M.

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Level: National Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies;  

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2 Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 2006; 2 Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 2006; Level: National Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies; Unit: Establishment Counts. NAICS Code(a) Subsector and Industry Establishments(b) In Use(e) Not in Use Don't Know In Use(e) Not in Use Don't Know In Use(e) Not in Use Don't Know In Use(e) Not in Use Don't Know In Use(e) Not in Use Don't Know Total United States 311 Food 14,128 1,632 9,940 2,556 3,509 8,048 2,571 1,590 9,609 2,929 6,260 5,014 2,854 422 9,945 3,762 3112 Grain and Oilseed Milling 580 59 475 46 300 236 Q 154 398 28 446 95 Q 45 442 92 311221 Wet Corn Milling 47 9 34 4 36 W W 27 15 6 38 3 6 8 24 16 31131 Sugar Manufacturing 77

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Statement of Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General U.S. Department of Energy  

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Financial and Contracting Oversight Financial and Contracting Oversight Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs U.S. Senate "Contract Management by the Department of Energy" FOR RELEASE ON DELIVERY 10:30 AM June 27, 2013 Madam Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, I am pleased to be here at your request to testify on the Office of Inspector General's perspective on contract management by the Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM). With the end of the Cold War, the Department's environmental remediation mission has taken on great importance. The agency is responsible for disposing of large volumes of radioactive, hazardous and mixed waste resulting from more than 50 years of nuclear defense and energy research work. Although largely centered at sites that were essential components of the U.S.

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Inspection Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Oversight of Shock Sensitive Chemicals Oversight of Shock Sensitive Chemicals at the Department's Ames Laboratory DOE/IG-0615 August 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Inspection Report on "Oversight of Shock Sensitive Chemicals at the Department's Ames Laboratory" BACKGROUND Shock sensitive chemicals, which are used throughout the Department of Energy (DOE) complex, have the potential to undergo a rapid reaction that can release relatively large amounts of energy that may be violent enough to produce an explosive detonation. Therefore, properly managing them is critical to ensuring the safety of personnel, as well as the protection of DOE assets. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board reported that reactive

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The Secretary-General's High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All commissioned this document to assess the opportunities for meeting the universal energy access objective set by the Secretary-General. It  

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#12; The Secretary-General's High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All commissioned this document to assess the opportunities for meeting the universal energy access objective set by the Secretary-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All, its members, United Nations, its Member

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Development of a general sustainability indicator for renewable energy systems: A review  

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Abstract Renewable energy is considered as a solution for mitigating climate change and environmental pollution; however, an important problem of the application of renewable energy systems (RESs) is that the evaluation of the sustainability of these systems is extremely complex. In order to assess the sustainability of renewable energy systems comprehensively, the use of sustainability indicators (SIs) is often necessary. Since sustainability indicators are necessary to reflect various aspects of sustainability, the development of a general sustainability indicator (GSI) including many basic sustainability indicators (BSIs) becomes critical. In this paper, the methods of selection, quantification, evaluation and weighting of the basic indicators as well as the methods of GSI aggregation are reviewed. The advantages and disadvantages of each method are discussed. Based on these discussion and the analysis of the uncertainties of sustainability assessment, an effective framework and its procedures of the development of GSI for renewable energy systems is presented. This GSI is not only able to evaluate all the sustainability criteria of RESs, but also can provide numerical results of sustainability assessment for different objective systems. The proposed framework in this study can be used as a guidance of the development of sustainability indicator for various renewable energy systems.

Gang Liu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Packed bed thermal energy storage model Generalized approach and experimental validation  

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Abstract Packed beds serve as thermal energy storages (TES) and heat exchangers (HEX) in different technological applications. In this paper, a general heterogeneous model of heat transfer in packed beds is developed. It is implemented by lumped element formulation in object-oriented modeling language Modelica and is successful validated with data sets taken from two different experiments reported in literature. The main advantages of the introduced model are the general, theory-based approach and the lumped element formulation in Modelica. The first point mentioned above should allow to simulate a packed bed TES/HEX without the necessity applying measured data for model calibration or to apply specific heat transfer correlations with restricted application. The second point establishes the possibility to integrate the TES/HEX model within plant models of larger scale without increasing the simulation time drastically.

Florian Opitz; Peter Treffinger

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

General series solution for finite square-well energy levels for use in wave-packet studies  

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General series solution for finite square-well energy levels for use in wave-packet studies David L a particle is prepared in a spatially localized wave packet instead of in an energy eigenstate, it initially Received 23 July 1999; accepted 11 January 2000 We develop a series solution for the bound-state energy

Stroud Jr., Carlos R.

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF PURSUANT TO  

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INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF PURSUANT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 820, PROCEDURAL RULES FOR DOE NUCLEAR ACTIVITIES, SUBPART E, EXEMPTION RELIEF, AND NON-COMPLIANT "DOCUMENTED SAFETY ANALYSES" SUBJECT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 830, NUCLEAR SAFETY MANAGEMENT, SUBPART B, SAFETY BASIS REQUIREMENTS Subpart D to 10 C.F.R Part 820 provides that the Department of Energy's (DOE) General Counsel (GC) shall be responsible for interpreting the DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements. Pursuant to that authority, the GC here responds to two questions received regarding contractor compliance with safety basis requirements: 1. Does 10 C.F.R. Part 820, Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities, allow

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Generalized Chaplygin gas, accelerated expansion, and dark-energy-matter unification  

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We consider the scenario emerging from the dynamics of a generalized Born-Infeld theory. The equation of state describing this system is given in terms of the energy density ? and pressure p by the relationship p=-A/??, where A is a positive constant and 0

M. C. Bento; O. Bertolami; A. A. Sen

2002-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Disruption Management ( Operations Research between planning ...  

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G enerally , a disrupted situation or j ust a disruption is a state during the ... T he plan produced by OR-based decision support are to be applied on the day of.

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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the Rocky Flats the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site's Low-Level Mixed Waste DOE/IG-0612 July 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 8, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETWY FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Disposal of the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site's Low-Level Mixed Waste" BACKGROUND In February 2000, the Department of Energy entered into a contract with Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC to close the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site by December 15,2006. Under the terms of the contract, Kaiser-Hill is responsible for treating and packaging low-level mixed waste (LLMW) greater than 10 nanocuries per gram, and the Department is responsible for providing a disposal site for the waste. Kaiser-Hill has

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Reconfiguration of the Kansas City Reconfiguration of the Kansas City Plant DOE/IG-0616 August 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 13, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR T ~ E C R E T A R Y FROM: & * regor H. ne man Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the " Reconfiguration of the Kansas City Plant'' BACKGROUND In 1994, the Department of Energy announced its intention to study options for consolidating production operations throughout the complex. In response, the contractor at the Kansas City Plant submitted a plan to significantly reduce the size of its operations. In March 1997, the Department approved Kansas City's Stockpile Management Restructuring Initiative (SMRI), currently estimated to cost $138 million. The Department's approval was based on projected operational savings of $35.4 million per

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Remote-Handled Remote-Handled Transuranic Waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant DOE/IG-0613 July 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 18, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY / ' - FROM: I /+.- Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Disposal of Remote- Handled Transuranic Waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant" BACKGROUND The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), located near Carlsbad, New Mexico, is the Department of Energy's underground repository for defense-generated Transuranic (TRU) waste. TRU waste consists of items such as clothing, gloves, and tools contaminated with small amounts of radioactive elements. Most TRU wastes can be handled by workers using minimal specialized protective gear and is referred to as

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Oversight Funds Provided to Local Oversight Funds Provided to Local Governments in the State of Nevada DOE/IG-0600 May 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 May 23, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR T FROM: & S Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Oversight Funds Provided to Local Governments in the State of Nevada" BACKGROUND Under the terms of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, the State of Nevada and affected local governments are entitled to exercise oversight of the Department of Energy's Yucca Mountain Project. Oversight funds provided by the Department may be used to review Yucca Mountain activities with the potential to affect local economies, public health and safety, and the environment. In Fiscal Years 2001 and 2002, ten local governments received

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Utility System Leases at the East Utility System Leases at the East Tennessee Technology Park DOE/IG-0609 June 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 25, 2003 FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Utility System Leases at the East Tennessee Technology Park" BACKGROUND In 1998, the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Operations Office entered into a series of utility leases with the Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET). Under the lease terms, CROET was to manage a variety of Government-owned utility systems - including steam, compressed air, nitrogen, water, and natural gas - at the Department's East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). By agreement, the Department leased its utility systems to CROET at no charge. In turn, CROET was to contract with a

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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National Nuclear Security Administration's National Nuclear Security Administration's Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Evaluation Process DOE/IG-0614 August 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 5 , 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregor . Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "National Nuclear Security Administration's Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Evaluation Process" BACKGROUND The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) was established in March 2000 as a semi-autonomous agency within the Department of Energy. At NNSA's inception, management committed to implementing a Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Evaluation (PPBE) process, modeled on the system used by the Department of Defense. A PPBE process uses short-term and long-term planning to define program requirements

337

Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Savannah River Site's Waste Savannah River Site's Waste Solidification Building DOE/IG-IG-0618 September 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 4, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Savannah River Site's Waste Solidification Building" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) plans to spend about $58 million to design and construct a facility at the Savannah River Site which will treat radioactive liquid wastes. The proposed facility, commonly referred to as the Waste Solidification Building (WSB), will produce several waste forms acceptable for disposal at existing sites around the complex. This effort is a part of the Department's Plutonium Disposition Program. NNSA approved the conceptual design for the WSB in

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of General Counsel GC-52 1000 Independence Avenue, SW  

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7, 1998 7, 1998 U.S. Department of Energy Office of General Counsel GC-52 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585 REPORT TO CONGRESS ON THE PRICE-ANDERSON ACT I appreciate the opportunity on behalf of Battelle Memorial Institute to respond to the Department of Energy's December 31, 1997 Federal Register "Notice of inquiry concerning preparation of report to Congress on the Price-Anderson Act." Battelle is a nonprofit charitable trust, devoted principally to research and development, education, technology transfer and scientific innovation. Battelle has a vital interest in this report in view of its operational role at two national laboratories and other DOE facilities. Battelle also supports DOE and other Federal agency activities in international nuclear non-proliferation and related

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Protective Forces DOE/IG-0602 June 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 J u n e 3 , 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE, SECRETARY FROM: +&k Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Management of the Department's Protective Forces'' BACKGROUND The Department of Energy and its contractors are responsible for protecting materials and facilities critical to the Nation's nuclear defense program, as well as those used to support scientific, research, and environmental-related missions. While the security of Department sites has been a priority for many years, in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11,2001, the Department took action to enhance security at its facilities. One

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United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL  

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28/07 10:24 FAX 301 903 4656 CAPITAL REGION [a 002 28/07 10:24 FAX 301 903 4656 CAPITAL REGION [a 002 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL DATE: November 28, 2007 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A07TG029) . Audit Report No.: OAS-L-08-02 SUBJECT: Report on "Department's Implementation of the Strateg:ic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System - Overall Project Planning" TO: Chief Financial Officer, CF-1 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE On September 28, 2007, we issued a report on the Department's Implementation of the Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System - Transition Planning, Interfaces, and Testing (OAS-L-07-26). This was the first in a series of reports to address the Department of Energy's (Department) initiative and to determine whether ongoing efforts

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Strategies to Save 50% Site Energy in Grocery and General Merchandise Stores  

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to Save 50% Site to Save 50% Site Energy in Grocery and General Merchandise Stores Adam Hirsch, Elaine Hale, and Matthew Leach Presented at the ACEEE Summer Study 2010 Pacific Grove, California August 15-20, 2010 Conference Paper NREL/CP-5500-48197 March 2011 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Alliance), a contractor of the US Government under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308. Accordingly, the US Government and Alliance retain a nonexclusive royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for US Government purposes. This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty,

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U. S. Department of Energy Office of General Counsel, GC-52  

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8, 1998 8, 1998 98-RF-00477 U. S. Department of Energy Office of General Counsel, GC-52 1000 Independence Ave. S.W. Washington, DC 20585 RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS - FAC-026-98 The following comments are in response to the Department of EnergyÕs request for public comments concerni continuation or modification of the provisions of the Price-Anderson Act. Given responses correspond to the list questions provided in the request document. 1. Yes, the DOE Price-Anderson indemnification should be continued without modification. 2. No comment. 3. No comment. 4. DOE Price-Anderson indemnification should apply to DOE activities, regardless of whether they are conducte to an NRC license. Furthermore, the reauthorization legislation should clarify the scope of NRC regulation of act

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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Waste Reduction Plans for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory DOE/IG-0611 July 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 7, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE$ECRETARY e - FROM: 'Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Waste Reduction Plans for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory" BACKGROUND Since the early 1970s, the Department of Energy has stored about 65,000 cubic meters of transuranic (TRU) waste and mixed low-level waste at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), near Idaho Falls, Idaho. Most of the waste was generated at the Rocky Flats Plant near Denver, Colorado, and was shipped to the INEEL

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Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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

Administration's B61 Spin Rocket Motor Project DOE/IG-0740 September 2006 Department of Energy Washington, DC 2 0 5 8 5 September 26, 2006 MEMORANDURI FOR FROM: 1nspictor General SUBJECT INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The National Nuclear Security Administration's B61 Spin Rocket Motor Project" BACKGROUND The Department cf Energy's Sandia National Laboratories are refurbishing the Spin Rocket Motor, a 1:rime component of the B61 nuclear weapon system. Both the originai motor produced i2 i906 and the version last produced in 1991 are the subjects of the refurbishment. Rvth motors, which are essentially identical, produce thrust to arm thz weapon. In Deceinber 2001, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) received Nuclear Weapons Council Standing and Safety Committee (NWCSSC) approval

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Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions | Department...  

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

Natural Gas Disruptions Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Because natural gas is distributed through underground...

346

Disruption of type III secretion in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium by external guide sequences  

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C is postulated to provide energy to power the type III secretion system involved in host cell invasion (4 expression system in Salmonella (7), we show that EGSs complementary to either invB or invC mRNA can disruptDisruption of type III secretion in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium by external guide

Galan, Jorge E

347

Generalizing the running vacuum energy model and comparing with the entropic-force models  

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We generalize the previously proposed running vacuum energy model by including a term proportional to \\dot{H}, in addition to the existing H^2 term. We show that the added degree of freedom is very constrained if both low redshift and high redshift data are taken into account. Best-fit models are undistinguishable from LCDM at the present time, but could be distinguished in the future with very accurate data at both low and high redshifts. We stress the formal analogy at the phenomenological level of the running vacuum models with recently proposed dark energy models based on the holographic or entropic point of view, where a combination of \\dot{H} and H^2 term is also present. However those particular entropic formulations which do not have a constant term in the Friedmann equations are not viable. The presence of this term is necessary in order to allow for a transition from a decelerated to an accelerated expansion. In contrast, the running vacuum models, both the original and the generalized one introduced here contain this constant term in a more natural way. Finally, important conceptual issues common to all these models are emphasized.

Spyros Basilakos; David Polarski; Joan Sola

2012-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

348

Runaway Geneeration In Disruptions Of Plasmas In TFTR  

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Many disruptions in the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) [D. Meade and the TFTR Group, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion, Washington, DC, 1990 (International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 1991), Vol. 1, pp. 9-24] produced populations of runaway electrons which carried a significant fraction of the original plasma current. In this paper, we describe experiments where, following a disruption of a low-beta, reversed shear plasma, currents of up to 1 MA carried mainly by runaway electrons were controlled and then ramped down to near zero using the ohmic transformer. In the longer lasting runaway plasmas, Parail-Pogutse instabilities were observed.

Fredrickson, E. D.; Bell, M. G.; Taylor, G.; Medley, S. S. [Princeton Plasma Physics Lab., Princeton, NJ (United States)] [Princeton Plasma Physics Lab., Princeton, NJ (United States)

2014-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

349

General Engineers  

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

General Engineers General Engineers The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) within the Department of Energy has forged a world-class information program that stresses quality, teamwork, and employee growth. In support of our program, we offer a variety of profes- sional positions, including the General Engineer, whose work is associated with analytical studies and evaluation projects pertaining to the operations of the energy industry. Responsibilities: General Engineers perform or participate in one or more of the following important functions: * Design modeling systems to represent energy markets and the physical properties of energy industries * Conceive, initiate, monitor and/or conduct planning and evaluation projects and studies of continuing and future

350

Inspection Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General  

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

Allegations Concerning the Reporting of a Allegations Concerning the Reporting of a Radiological Incident at the Los Alamos National Laboratory DOE/IG-0591 March 2003 Department of Energy Washington, OC 20585 March 20, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: DJFORMATION: Report on Tnspection of "Allegations Concerning the Reporting of a Radiological Incident at the Los Alamos National Laboratory" BACKGROUND On February 15, 2001, an unanticipated airborne release of Plutonium-238 (Pu-238) occurred from a glovebox at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) Technical Area 55 (TA-55) Site. The incident resulted in the contamination of workers. As required, Los Alamos officials prepared an Occurrence Report outlining the circumstances of the incident. The

351

Disruptive Innovation in Numerical Hydrodynamics  

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We propose the research and development of a high-fidelity hydrodynamic algorithm for tetrahedral meshes that will lead to a disruptive innovation in the numerical modeling of Laboratory problems. Our proposed innovation has the potential to reduce turnaround time by orders of magnitude relative to Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) codes; reduce simulation setup costs by millions of dollars per year; and effectively leverage Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and future Exascale computing hardware. If successful, this work will lead to a dramatic leap forward in the Laboratory's quest for a predictive simulation capability.

Waltz, Jacob I. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

352

Disruption limits for linear colliders  

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Beam behavior in a single-pass collision device has been investigated using a cloud-in-cells plasma simulation code. The intense electromagnetic fields of the beams produce mutual focusing effects whose strength is determined by the disruption parameter D. The consequent decrease in the beam radii causes an increase in the luminosity of a single collision. The dependences of the beam behavior on beam profiles and current density are described. The beam behavior is stable for several plasma oscillations and indicates that high luminosity can be achieved in single-pass collision devices by using intense beams.

Robert Hollebeek

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Noise cancellation: disrupting audio perception  

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Noise cancellation: disrupting audio perception is an interactive sound and visual art installation that explores the creation of new technology - open-air active signal cancellation - and how it can be incorporated into interactive art installations. As an ongoing collaborative project between artist and engineer, noise cancellation engages signal processing research issues in a creative application space. This paper describes the collaborative installation work in progress and discusses why this active signal cancellation technology is important in relation to changing modes of listening and hearing, altering spatial perception and encouraging audiences to fully interact with art installations within art galleries (and related spaces).

Cara-Ann Simpson; Eva Cheng

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

" Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies;"  

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

2 Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 2006;" 2 Number of Establishments by Usage of General Energy-Saving Technologies, 2006;" " Level: National Data; " " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Usage within General Energy-Saving Technologies;" " Unit: Establishment Counts." ,,,"Computer Control of Building Wide Evironment(c)",,,"Computer Control of Processes or Major Energy-Using Equipment(d)",,,"Waste Heat Recovery",,,"Adjustable - Speed Motors",,,"Oxy - Fuel Firing",,,," " "NAICS" "Code(a)","Subsector and Industry","Establishments(b)","In Use(e)","Not in Use","Don't Know","In Use(e)","Not in Use","Don't Know","In Use(e)","Not in Use","Don't Know","In Use(e)","Not in Use","Don't Know","In Use(e)","Not in Use","Don't Know"

355

Public Affairs Policy and Planning Requirements for a Fuel Supply Disruption Emergency  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

To establish responsibilities and requirements for Department of Energy (DOE) public affairs actions in the case of fuel supply disruption emergency. Cancels DOE 5500.5. Canceled by DOE O 151.1 of 9-25-95.

1992-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

356

Major Disruptions in the TOSCA Tokamak  

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The major disruption has been studied in detail on the TOSCA tokamak with the use of approximate helical coils. The m=3, n=2 and m=5, n=3 modes have been clearly observed for the first time before a major disruption. The amplitude of the m=2, n=1 mode at the rational surface is about 4% and the m=3, n=2 mode amplitude ? 4.5% before a major disruption. When the m=2, n=1 and m=3, n=2 approximate helical coils are energized with large coil currents, a major disruption occurs.

K. M. McGuire and D. C. Robinson

1980-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

357

Homeowners: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions  

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

Because natural gas is distributed through underground pipelines, delivery disruptions occur less often than electrical outages. Severe storms, flooding, and earthquakes can expose and break pipes,...

358

Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions  

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

Because natural gas is distributed through underground pipelines, delivery disruptions occur less often than electrical outages. Severe storms, flooding, and earthquakes can expose and break pipes,...

359

A Universe with a generalized ghost dark energy and Van der Waals fluid interacting with a fluid  

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In this paper we consider an unusual connection between different fluids. Having established a research goal we would like to consider a toy model of the Universe and investigate its behavior, especially for later time evolution for well known facts. The main goal of the article is to consider a toy model of the Universe with generalized ghost dark energy, Van der Waals gas and a phenomenologically modified fluid. The origin of the last component can be understood as a result of interaction between some original fluid and some source of energy or matter in Universe. By unusual connection we mean an assumption that generalized ghost dark energy has its contribution to the model by an interaction term $Q$ and we suppose an interaction $Q=3Hb(\\rho_{\\small{tot}}-\\rho_{GDe})$ of the form. Graphical analysis is performed and the questions of validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics and stability of the model also approached in this paper.

M. Khurshudyan; B. Pourhassan; E. Chubaryan

2014-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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The General Bridge Act of 1946 (33 U.S.C. 525 - 533) | Open Energy...  

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The General Bridge Act of 1946 (33 U.S.C. 525 - 533) Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- StatuteStatute: The General Bridge Act of...

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General Problems of Collecting and Understanding World Energy Data [and Discussion  

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...of Collecting and Understanding World Energy Data [and Discussion] D. C...understanding of the available world energy supply data, which are being imperfectly...concepts and definitions between the primary energy resources. There is insufficient...

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Hydrodynamical simulations of galaxy clusters in dark energy cosmologies I. General properties  

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......among different dark energy models. For each dark energy model we evaluated the volumes that a cluster survey must cover in order...0, PRIN MIUR 2009 Dark Energy and Cosmology with Large Galaxy Survey and PRIN INAF 2009......

C. De Boni; K. Dolag; S. Ettori; L. Moscardini; V. Pettorino; C. Baccigalupi

2011-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

363

Generalizing thawing dark energy models: the standard vis--vis model independent diagnostics  

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......w X for thawing dark energy models which include...Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey data. Our analysis...type of thawing dark energy is favoured up...Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) data...fluid, namely dark energy, in huge abundances......

Debabrata Adak; Debasish Majumdar; Supratik Pal

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

General Recommendations for a Federal Data Center Energy Management Dashboard Display  

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

Document explains the benefits of developing dashboards to track energy use in Federal data centers and discusses typical dashboard content that is useful for energy management.

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Memorandum To: GENERAL COUNSEL, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) From: JONATHAN MELCHI, HEATING, AIR-CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION  

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

To: GENERAL COUNSEL, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) To: GENERAL COUNSEL, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) From: JONATHAN MELCHI, HEATING, AIR-CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION DISTRIBUTORS INTERNATIONAL (HARDI) Date: 1/12/2012 Subject: EX PARTE COMMUNICATION MEMO DOE ATTENDEES: Ashley Armstrong, John Cymbalsky, David Case, Laura Barhydt HARDI ATTENDEES: Talbot Gee, Jonathan Melchi AREAS OF DISCUSSION: DOE Framework Document and Stakeholder Meeting regarding the Enforcement of the updated Energy Conservation Standards for Air Conditioners, Furnaces and Heat Pumps. The meeting took place on Thursday January 5 th , 2012 from 2pm to 3-pm. The following topics were discussed. 1.) Sell-Through. HARDI asked for clarification on the DOE's notation on the Framework Document

366

Generalized Eikonal Approximation and Multiple-Scattering Formalism at High Energies  

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......J. , in. High-Energy Physics and Nuclear Structure (1970) New York-London: Plenum...Physics (1959) New York: Interscience Publisher's...Collision Theory (1964) New York: Wiley. 20) Drozdov...J. , in. High-Energy Physics and Nuclear......

Mitsuaki Obu

1972-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Annual...  

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Carbon Fiber Technology Center The Department of Energy's International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Responsibilities Depleted Uranium Operations at...

368

GRR/Section 6-FD-a - Storm Water Construction General Permit | Open Energy  

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GRR/Section 6-FD-a - Storm Water Construction General Permit GRR/Section 6-FD-a - Storm Water Construction General Permit < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 6-FD-a - Storm Water Construction General Permit 06FDAEPAConstructionGeneralPermitConstructionStormwater.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies United States Environmental Protection Agency Regulations & Policies 40 CFR 122.26 Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 06FDAEPAConstructionGeneralPermitConstructionStormwater.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issues a National

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Minimum Energy Consumption in Multicomponent Distillation. 3. More Than Three Products and Generalized Petlyuk Arrangements  

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Minimum Energy Consumption in Multicomponent Distillation. 3. More Than Three Products-component feed into M products has been derived. Interestingly, the minimum-energy solution in a complex solution of minimum energy for distillation of a multicomponent feed into multiple products has not been

Skogestad, Sigurd

370

Universal growth law for knot energy of Faddeev type in general dimensions  

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...law for knot energy of Faddeev type...SciencesNew York University, New York, NY 10012...University, New York, NY 10033...relating knot energy and knot topology...2nd edn. New York, NY: MSRI...Wang1994Mobius energy of knots and...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

System and method for disrupting suspect objects  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system and method for disrupting at least one component of a suspect object is provided. The system includes a source for passing radiation through the suspect object, a screen for receiving the radiation passing through the suspect object and generating at least one image therefrom, a weapon having a discharge deployable therefrom, and a targeting unit. The targeting unit displays the image(s) of the suspect object and aims the weapon at a disruption point on the displayed image such that the weapon may be positioned to deploy the discharge at the disruption point whereby the suspect object is disabled.

Gladwell, T. Scott; Garretson, Justin R; Hobart, Clinton G; Monda, Mark J

2013-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

372

Determining the local acceptance of wind energy projects in Switzerland: The importance of general attitudes and project characteristics  

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Abstract This article explores the relationship between general attitudes toward wind energy, local acceptance of specific wind projects and respective intentions to act on those attitudes in Switzerland. Its primary instrument of data collection was a survey experiment with 919 citizens in five Swiss rural municipalities with potential wind sites. The survey presented descriptions of several potential wind projects. Participants rated their acceptance and intention to act for each wind project, as well as their general attitude toward wind energy. Results showed that general attitude is a strong predictor of local acceptance but is rated significantly higher than local acceptance. When matched with the effects of three procedural and distributive justice measures on local acceptance, the results of the study seem to support the concept of Qualified Support: local acceptance by participants with a moderate or positive general attitude is dependent on the associated local benefits, while local acceptance by participants with a negative attitude is not. Interestingly, the study also finds that general attitude and local acceptance both had only minimal effects on respective intentions to act. Thus, researchers should be aware of cognitive and behavioral aspects of local acceptance and seek to better distinguish between these two dimensions.

Gtz Walter

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Form PI-1 General Application for Air Preconstruction Permit | Open Energy  

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General Application for Air Preconstruction Permit General Application for Air Preconstruction Permit Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Reference Material: Form PI-1 Air Preconstruction Permit Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: Unavailable Author(s): Unknown Published: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Date Unknown Document Number: Unavailable DOI: Unavailable Source: View Original Document Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Form_PI-1_General_Application_for_Air_Preconstruction_Permit&oldid=631449" Category: Reference Materials What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 1863640201

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Colorado - C.R.S. 24-65.1-102 - General Definitions | Open Energy...  

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search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- StatuteStatute: Colorado - C.R.S. 24-65.1-102 - General DefinitionsLegal Abstract This section provides the...

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U.S. General Services Administration - Form SF299 | Open Energy...  

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Administration - Form SF299 Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Form: U.S. General Services Administration - Form SF299 Abstract This form is an...

376

Using Simulation to Investigate Supply Chain Disruptions  

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Managers and researchers are coming to realize that Supply Chain Disruptions (SCDs) constitute a real and significant threat a threat that has to be better understood. However, the challenge facing many rese...

Steven A. Melnyk; Alexander Rodrigues; Gary L. Ragatz

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

2014-12-30 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standard for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps; Final Rule  

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

This document is a pre-publication Federal Register final rule regarding energy conservation standards for general service fluorescent lamps and incandescent reflector lamps, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency on December 30, 2014. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

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2015-01-26 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps; Extension of Public Comment Period  

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

This document is a pre-publication Federal Register extension of comment period regarding energy conservation standards for general service lamps, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency on January 26, 2015. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

379

Statefinder and Om Diagnostics for Interacting New Holographic Dark Energy Model and Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics  

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In this work, we have considered that the flat FRW universe is filled with the mixture of dark matter and the new holographic dark energy. If there is an interaction, we have investigated the natures of deceleration parameter, statefinder and $Om$ diagnostics. We have examined the validity of the first and generalized second laws of thermodynamics under these interactions on the event as well as apparent horizon. It has been observed that the first law is violated on the event horizon. However, the generalized second law is valid throughout the evolution of the universe enveloped by the apparent horizon. When the event horizon is considered as the enveloping horizon, the generalized second law is found to break down excepting at late stage of the universe.

Ujjal Debnath; Surajit Chattopadhyay

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Strategic Energy Management Plan: General Services Administration, Region 10, Northwest/Arctic Region  

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the mission of the General Services the mission of the General Services Administration is to help federal agencies better serve the public by offering, at best value, superior workplaces and expert solutions, acquisition services, and management policies. our vision as staff of GSA's Northwest/Arctic Region is to serve as strategic real estate advisors who provide superior, sustainable workspace solutions that exceed customer expectations, enhance worker productivity, and reflect our understanding of client needs while providing environmental leadership within the communities we serve. our core values are "SAIL ON" which stands for Support, Accountability, Integrity, Loyalty and trust, Ownership/commitment, and Nurture a fun workplace. i table of contents

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The Energy-Momentum Tensor in General Relativity and in Alternative Theories of Gravitation, and the Gravitational vs. Inertial Mass  

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We establish a general relation between the canonical energy-momentum tensor of Lagrangian dynamics and the tensor that acts as the source of the gravitational field in Einstein's equations, and we show that there is a discrepancy between these tensors when there are direct nonminimal couplings between matter and the Riemann tensor. Despite this discrepancy, we give a general proof of the exact equality of the gravitational and inertial masses for any arbitrary system of matter and gravitational fields, even in the presence of nonminimal second-derivative couplings and-or linear or nonlinear second-derivative terms of any kind in the Lagrangian. The gravitational mass is defined by the asymptotic Newtonian potential at large distance from the system, and the inertial mass is defined by the volume integral of the energy density determined from the canonical energy-momentum tensor. In the Brans-Dicke scalar field theory, we establish that the nonminimal coupling and long range of the scalar field leads to an inequality between the gravitational and inertial masses, and we derive an exact formula for this inequality and confirm that it is approximately proportional to the gravitational self-energy (the Nordvedt effect), but with a constant of proportionality different from what is claimed in the published literature in calculations based on the PPN scheme. Similar inequalities of gravitational and inertial masses are expected to occur in other scalar and vector theories.

Hans C. Ohanian

2013-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

382

A Generalized Method for Estimation of Industrial Energy Savings from Capital and Behavioral Programs  

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methodology was developed to capture total energy savings. This model allows the separation of capital savings to yield savings uniquely attributable to the behavioral program. The intervention model and the resulting calculated savings were both validated...

Luneski, R. D.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General fiscal year 1999 annual performance plan  

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This plan is published pursuant to requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993. The plan outlines the goals, objectives, and strategies that the Office of Inspector General intends to implement and execute in FY 1999. The plan also includes the details of this office`s efforts to continually improve customer service.

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1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Director-General, The Energy and Resources Institute Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  

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of 70% between 1970 and 2004 CO2 annual emissions grew by about 80% between 1970 and 2004 #12;Industrial sector GHG emissions 7 Energy-related CO2 emissions from the industrial sector grew from 6.0 GtCO2 in 1971 to 9.9 GtCO2 in 2004. Industrial sector energy-related CO2 emissions in 2004: 35

Painter, Kevin

385

A Numerical Treatment of the Rf SQUID: I. General Properties andNoise Energy  

SciTech Connect

We investigate the characteristics and noise performance of rf Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs) by solving the corresponding Langevin equations numerically and optimizing the model parameters with respect to noise energy. After introducing the basic concepts of the numerical simulations, we give a detailed discussion of the performance of the SQUID as a function of all relevant parameters. The best performance is obtained in the crossover region between the dispersive and dissipative regimes, characterized by an inductance parameter {beta}{prime}{sub L} {triple_bond} 2{pi}LI{sub 0}/{Phi}{sub 0} {approx} 1; L is the loop inductance, I{sub 0} the critical current of the Josephson junction, and {phi}{sub 0} the flux quantum. In this regime, which is not well explored by previous analytical approaches, the lowest (intrinsic) values of noise energy are a factor of about 2 above previous estimates based on analytical approaches. However, several other analytical predictions, such as the inverse proportionality of the noise energy on the tank circuit quality factor and the square of the coupling coefficient between the tank circuit and the SQUID loop, could not be well reproduced. The optimized intrinsic noise energy of the rf SQUID is superior to that of the dc SQUID at all temperatures. Although for technologically achievable parameters this advantage shrinks, particularly at low thermal fluctuation levels, we give an example for realistic parameters that leads to a noise energy comparable to that of the dc SQUID even in this regime.

Kleiner, Reinhold; Koelle, Dieter; Clarke, John

2007-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

386

Energy  

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Energy ... Scientific Challenges in Sustainable Energy Technology, by Nathan S. Lewis of the California Institute of Technology, summarizes data on energy resources and analyses the implications for human society. ... ConfChem Conference on Educating the Next Generation: Green and Sustainable ChemistrySolar Energy: A Chemistry Course on Sustainability for General Science Education and Quantitative Reasoning ...

John W. Moore

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MHK Projects/General Sullivan and Little Bay BRI | Open Energy Information  

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General Sullivan and Little Bay BRI General Sullivan and Little Bay BRI < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","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":43.1055,"lon":-70.7912,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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File:GeneralConstructionPermiUTR3000000t.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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David Danielson | Department of Energy  

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

David Danielson David Danielson About Us David Danielson - Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Photo of David Danielson. Dr. David Danielson leads the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). As Assistant Secretary, he oversees a broad energy portfolio that is intended to hasten the transition to a clean energy economy. Previously, he was the first Program Director hired by DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). At ARPA-E, he developed and led R&D programs with a budget of more than $100 million that focused on high-risk, high-reward, disruptive clean energy technologies. Prior to joining ARPA-E, he was a clean energy venture capitalist at General Catalyst Partners, a Boston-based venture capital fund. He

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Inspector General  

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Office of the Under Secretary for Nuclear Security Edward B. Held (Acting) Under Secretary for Nuclear Security DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of the Under Secretary for Management & Performance Vacant Under Secretary for Management and Performance Office of the Under Secretary for Science & Energy Vacant Under Secretary for Science and Energy Southwestern Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration Western Area Power Administration Southeastern Power Administration U.S. Energy Information Administration Loan Programs Office Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy General Counsel Assistant Secretary for Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs Chief Human Capital Officer

391

Generalized Analysis of a Distributed Energy Efficient Algorithm for Change Detection  

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Banerjee Dept. of ECE, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India taposh@gmail.com Vinod Sharma Dept. of ECE, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India vinod@ece.iisc.ernet.in ABSTRACT An energy efficient point of time, and the observations are independent and identically distributed (iid) con- ditioned

Sharma, Vinod

392

Tokamak plasma current disruption infrared control system  

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In a magnetic plasma confinment device having an inner toroidal limiter mounted on an inner wall of a plasma containment vessel, an arrangement is provided for monitoring vertical temperature profiles of the limiter. The temperature profiles are taken at brief time intervals, in a time scan fashion. The time scans of the vertical temperature profile are continuously monitored to detect the presence of a peaked temperature excursion, which, according to the present invention, is a precursor of a subsequent major plasma disruption. A fast scan of the temperature profile is made so as to provide a time interval in real time prior to the major plasma disruption, such that corrective action can be taken to reduce the harmful effects of the plasma disruption.

Kugel, Henry W. (Somerset, NJ); Ulrickson, Michael (E. Windsor, NJ)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of General Counsel, GC-52 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W.  

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of General Counsel, GC-52 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20585 RE: University of California Comments on Price-Anderson Act Notice of Inquiry The University appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Notice of Inquiry (NOI) concerning preparation of a report to Congress on the Price-Anderson Act. The NOI poses a number of questions that attempt to identify potential issues that might arise in developing the report. The University includes its general comments in this letter and offers its responses to the specific questions in an attachment. The Price-Anderson Act provides an important guarantee to American citizens that they will be compensated for injuries sustained as a result of exposure to nuclear materials. This guarantee must remain in effect regardless of how the

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services  

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of the Plutonium of the Plutonium Finishing Plant Closure Project OAS-RA-L-11-01 November 2010 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: November 10, 2010 Audit Report Number: OAS-RA-L-11-01 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A10RA040) SUBJECT: Report on "Management of the Plutonium Finishing Plant Closure Project" TO: Manager, Richland Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's (Department) Richland Operations Office (Richland) awarded a contract, effective October 1, 2008, to CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) to remediate the Hanford Site's Central Plateau. Part of the contract's scope includes completion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) Closure Project - a major

395

Holographic dark energy and validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics in the dgp brane world  

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In this paper, we investigate the validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics of the universe in the DGP brane world.The boundary of the universe is assumed to be enclosed by the dynamical apparent horizon or the event horizon. The universe is chosen to be homogeneous and isotropic and the validity of the first law has been assumed here. The matter in the universe is taken in the form of non-interacting two fluid system- one component is the holographic dark energy model and the other component is in the form of dust.

Jibitesh Dutta; Subenoy Chakraborty; M. Ansari

2010-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Focal Brain Lesions to Critical Locations Cause Widespread Disruption of the Modular Organization of the Brain  

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Focal Brain Lesions to Critical Locations Cause Widespread Disruption of the Modular Organization of the Brain Caterina Gratton*, Emi M. Nomura*, Fernando Pérez, and Mark DEsposito Abstract Although it is generally assumed that brain damage pre- dominantly affects only the function of the damaged region, here we

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services  

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Summary of Special Report Summary of Special Report National Security Technologies, LLC Internal Audit Implementation Design This document provides a summary of a Special Report that is not publicly releasable. Public release is controlled pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. OAS-M-07-05 August 2007 This is u surnrnurji of Special Report, OAS-M-07-Oj, entitled "Nutional Security Tec/znofog~es, L2LC' Internrrl Audit Implementatiotl Design." The rotnplete report is not rr\~uiluble.for public disclosure. BACKGROUND Generally accepted government auditing standards and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) require audit activities to be independent and auditors to be objective in performing their

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Assessment of dry residual biomass potential for use as alternative energy source in the party of General Pueyrredn, Argentina  

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Abstract The present article assesses the residual biomass availability and its energy potential in the Party of General Pueyrredn, a region located southeast of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. These were considered herbaceous and vegetable residues derived from the agricultural activity developed in the region, and forest residues resulting from the pruning of urban trees and garden maintenance. The estimates were based on statistical information of the 20112012 harvest and a series of parameters obtained from an extensive literature review. The calculations resulted in an availability of residual biomass of 204,536t/year, implying an energy potential of 2605TJ/year. If this biomass is used to generate electricity, it could supply 76,000 users from Mar del Plata city, the largest consumer center in the region. If the same available biomass is used for heat generation, 25,160 users could be supplied by the available residual biomass. The authors concluded that the residual biomass energy potential is significant in the studied region, but a more detailed study must be conducted to assess the techno-economic feasibility of using the available residual biomass as alternative energy source.

Justo Jos Roberts; Agnelo Marotta Cassula; Pedro Osvaldo Prado; Rubens Alves Dias; Jos Antonio Perrella Balestieri

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

An approach to electromagnetism from the general relativity  

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Classical gravitation is so similar to the electrostatic that the possible unification has been investigated for many years. Although electromagnetism is formulated successfully by quantum field theory, this paper proposes a simple approach to describe the electromagnetism from the macroscopic perspective of general relativity. The hypothesis is based on two charged particles that cause disturbance energy sufficient to disrupt the space-time and explain approximately Maxwell's equations. Therefore, with such this simple idea, we suggest the possibility that the geometric relationship between electromagnetism and gravitation is not yet fully exhausted.

Robert Monjo i Agut

2013-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Disruption Scenarios, their Mitigation and Operation Window  

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) and blanket (modeled by boxes with net toroidal current being forced zero;right lower figure) - Divertor representative disruption scenarios calculated with the DINA code based on the latest physics guidelines equilibrium calculation - Transport and current diffusion in the plasma (1D averaged on flux surface

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Research Article Disruption of Eye Movements by  

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Research Article Disruption of Eye Movements by Ethanol Intoxication Affects Perception of Depth from motion parallax relies on the slow eye movement system. It is well known that ethanol intoxication on the slow eye movement system, ethanol intoxication im- pairs the perception of depth from motion parallax

Nawrot, Mark

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Inflationary generalized Chaplygin gas and dark energy in the light of the Planck and BICEP2 experiments  

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In this work, we study an inflationary scenario in the presence of Generalized Chaplygin Gas (GCG). We show that in Einstein gravity, GCG is not a suitable candidate for inflation; but in a five dimensional brane world scenario, it can work as a viable inflationary model. We calculate the relevant quantities such as $n_{s}$, $r$ and $A_{s}$ related to the primordial scalar and tensor fluctuations, and using their recent bounds from Planck and BICEP2, we constrain the model parameters as well as the five-dimensional Planck mass. But as a slow-roll inflationary model with a power-law type scalar primordial power spectrum, GCG as an inflationary model can not resolve the tension between results from BICEP2 and Planck with a concordance $\\Lambda$CDM Universe. We show that going beyond the concordance $\\Lambda$CDM model and incorporating more general dark energy behaviour, this tension may be eased. We also obtain the constraints on the $n_{s}$ and $r$ and the GCG model parameters using Planck+WP+BICEP2 data considering the CPL dark energy behaviour.

Bikash R Dinda; Sumit Kumar; Anjan A. Sen

2014-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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File:Texas Construction General Permit (TXR150000).pdf | Open Energy  

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.pdf .pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Metadata File:Texas Construction General Permit (TXR150000).pdf Size of this preview: 467 × 599 pixels. Other resolution: 468 × 600 pixels. Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 Go! next page → next page → Full resolution ‎(1,283 × 1,645 pixels, file size: 481 KB, MIME type: application/pdf, 47 pages) File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 16:24, 10 April 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 16:24, 10 April 2013 1,283 × 1,645, 47 pages (481 KB) Alevine (Talk | contribs) You cannot overwrite this file.

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On the validity of Akasofus ? parameter and of the Vasyliunas et al. general formula for the rate of solar wind-magnetosphere energy input  

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The ? parameter of Akasofu and the general formula of Vasyliunas et al....(1982) have been widely used as functions representing the rate of the solar wind energy input into the Earths magnetosphere. These...B, ...

Takao Aoki

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental analysis of general ion recombination in a liquid-filled ionization chamber in high-energy photon beams  

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Purpose: To study experimentally the general ion recombination effect in a liquid-filled ionization chamber (LIC) in high-energy photon beams. Methods: The general ion recombination effect on the response of a micro liquid ion chamber (microLion) was investigated with a 6 MV photon beam in normal and SRS modes produced from a Varian{sup Registered-Sign} Novalis Tx{sup TM} linear accelerator. Dose rates of the linear accelerator were set to 100, 400, and 1000 MU/min, which correspond to pulse repetition frequencies of 60, 240, and 600 Hz, respectively. Polarization voltages applied to the microLion were +800 and +400 V. The relative collection efficiency of the microLion response as a function of dose per pulse was experimentally measured with changing polarization voltage and pulse repetition frequencies and was compared with the theoretically calculated value. Results: For the 60 Hz pulse repetition frequency, the experimental relative collection efficiency was not different from the theoretical one for a pulsed beam more than 0.3% for both polarization voltages. For a pulsed radiation beam with a higher pulse repetition frequency, the experimental relative collection efficiency converged to the theoretically calculated efficiency for continuous beams. This result indicates that the response of the microLion tends toward the response to a continuous beam with increasing pulse repetition frequency of a pulsed beam because of low ion mobility in the liquid. Conclusions: This work suggests an empirical method to correct for differences in general ion recombination of a LIC between different radiation fields. More work is needed to quantitatively explain the LIC general ion recombination behavior in pulsed beams generated from linear accelerators.

Chung, Eunah; Seuntjens, Jan [Medical Physics Unit, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital (L5-113), 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4 (Canada); Davis, Stephen [Department of Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital (L5-112), 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4 (Canada)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The generalized second law in irreversible thermodynamics for the interacting dark energy in a non-flat FRW universe enclosed by the apparent horizon  

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We investigate the validity of the generalized second law in irreversible thermodynamics in a non-flat FRW universe containing the interacting dark energy with cold dark matter. The boundary of the universe is assumed to be enclosed by the dynamical apparent horizon. We show that for the present time, the generalized second law in nonequilibrium thermodynamics is satisfied for the special range of the energy transfer constants.

K. Karami; S. Ghaffari

2009-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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MHD Simulations of Disruption mitigation on DIII-D and Alcator C-Mod  

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Simulations of Disruption Simulations of Disruption Mitigation on Alcator C-Mod and DIII-D By V.A. Izzo with D.G. Whyte, 2 R.S. Granetz, 2 P.B. Parks, 3 E.M. Hollmann, 1 L.L. Lao, 3 J.C. Wesley 3 1 University of California, San Diego 2 MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center 3 General Atomics Presented at Forty-Ninth APS Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics Orlando, Florida November 12-16, 2007 Acknowledgements: T. Strait, NIMROD team Motivation * Disruption mitigation is a serious problem for ITER, and is being investigated on present tokamaks. Runaway electron avalanching is a major concern given exponential scaling with plasma current. * Massive gas injection (MGI) is one approach that has been studied on Alcator C-Mod and DIII-D * MGI is a 3D process in which MHD plays an important role- physics of

408

Draft General Conformity Determination  

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I I Draft General Conformity Determination U.S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service MMS Cape Wind Energy Project January 2009 Final EIS Appendix I Draft General Conformity Determination Draft General Conformity Determination Cape Wind Energy Project Prepared by Minerals Management Service Herndon, VA November 2008 i TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION TO THE PROPOSED ACTION............................................................... 1 2.0 GENERAL CONFORMITY REGULATORY BACKGROUND .......................................... 2 2.1 GENERAL CONFORMITY REQUIREMENTS.................................................................... 2 2.2 GENERAL CONFORMITY APPLICABILITY.....................................................................

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Circularization of Tidally Disrupted Stars around Spinning Supermassive Black Holes  

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We study the circularization of tidally disrupted stars on bound orbits around spinning supermassive black holes by performing three-dimensional smoothed particle hydrodynamic simulations with Post-Newtonian corrections. Our simulations reveal that debris circularization depends sensitively on the efficiency of radiative cooling. There are two stages in debris circularization if radiative cooling is inefficient: first, the stellar debris streams self-intersect due to relativistic apsidal precession; shocks at the intersection points thermalize orbital energy and the debris forms a geometrically thick, ring-like structure around the black hole. The ring rapidly spreads via viscous diffusion, leading to the formation of a geometrically thick accretion disk. In contrast, if radiative cooling is efficient, the stellar debris circularizes due to self-intersection shocks and forms a geometrically thin ring-like structure. In this case, the dissipated energy can be emitted during debris circularization as a precurso...

Hayasaki, Kimitake; Loeb, Abraham

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated Grid Disruption Response System: Robust Adaptive Topology Control (RATC)  

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GENI Project: The RATC research team is using topology control as a mechanism to improve system operations and manage disruptions within the electric grid. The grid is subject to interruption from cascading faults caused by extreme operating conditions, malicious external attacks, and intermittent electricity generation from renewable energy sources. The RATC system is capable of detecting, classifying, and responding to grid disturbances by reconfiguring the grid in order to maintain economically efficient operations while guaranteeing reliability. The RATC system would help prevent future power outages, which account for roughly $80 billion in losses for businesses and consumers each year. Minimizing the time it takes for the grid to respond to expensive interruptions will also make it easier to integrate intermittent renewable energy sources into the grid.

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2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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9/18/09 2:12 PM'Big Wave' Theory Offers Alternative to Dark Energy Page 1 of 4http://digg.com/general_sciences/Big_Wave_Theory_Offers_Alternative_to_Dark_Energy  

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9/18/09 2:12 PM'Big Wave' Theory Offers Alternative to Dark Energy Page 1 of 4http://digg.com/general_sciences/Big_Wave_Theory_Offers_Alternative_to_Dark_Energy show profanity settings Digg is a place Offers Alternative to Dark Energy space.com -- Mathematicians have proposed an alternative explanation

Temple, Blake

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Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret), Confirmed as Energy Department Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, United States Air Force (Ret), was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, April 08, 2014, as the Department of Energys Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

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Disrupted epithelial morphogenesis and aberrant lineage commitment  

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Disrupted epithelial morphogenesis and aberrant lineage commitment Disrupted epithelial morphogenesis and aberrant lineage commitment following radiation and TGFβ I. Fernandez-Garcia New York University School of Medicine Abstract In the present study, we evaluated cell lineage plasticity and its phenotypic effects in the non-malignant human mammary epithelial cell line MCF10A in response to ionizing radiation and TGFΒ. We have recently shown that the molecular profiles of mammary tumors and normal mammary gland from irradiated mice are distinct from those arising in unirradiated mice by virtue of enriched stem cell and progenitor markers. Consistent with this, we found that radiation (10-100 cGy) increases the mammary repopulation capacity in a functional and marker assays (Nguyen et al. Cancer Cell 2011). Some studies have shown that epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)

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Disruption effects on the beam size measurement  

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At the SLC Final Focus with higher currents and smaller beam sizes, the disruption parameter D{sub y} is close to one and so the pinch effect should produce a luminosity enhancement. Since a flat beam-beam function is fit to deflection scan data to measure the beam size, disruption can affect the measurement. Here the authors discuss the quantitative effects of disruption for typical SLC beam parameters. With 3.5 10{sup 10} particles per pulse, bunch length of 0.8 mm and beam sizes of 2.1 {mu}m horizontally and 0.55 {mu}m vertically, the measured vertical size can be as much as 25% bigger than the real one. Furthermore during the collision the spot size actually decrease, producing an enhancement factor H{sub D} of about 1.25. This would yield to a true luminosity which is 1.6 times that which is estimated from the beam-beam deflection fit.

Raimondi, P.; Decker, F.J.; Chen, P.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Energy Savings Potential from the Use of Demand Control Ventilation Systems in General Office Spaces in California  

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theCaliforniaEnergyCommissionforcontractmanagement,Atlanta. CaliforniaEnergyCommission. Californiaby California EnergyCommissionunderDOEContractNo.

Hong, Tianzhen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

TIDAL DISRUPTION FLARES: THE ACCRETION DISK PHASE  

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The evolution of an accretion disk, formed as a consequence of the disruption of a star by a black hole, is followed by solving numerically hydrodynamic equations. The present investigation aims to study the dependence of resulting light curves on dynamical and physical properties of such a transient disk during its existence. One of the main results derived from our simulations is that blackbody fits of X-ray data tend to overestimate the true mean disk temperature. In fact, the temperature derived from blackbody fits should be identified with the color X-ray temperature rather than the average value derived from the true temperature distribution along the disk. The time interval between the beginning of the circularization of the bound debris and the beginning of the accretion process by the black hole is determined by the viscous (or accretion) timescale, which also fixes the rising part of the resulting light curve. The luminosity peak coincides with the beginning of matter accretion by the black hole and the late evolution of the light curve depends on the evolution of the debris fallback rate. Peak bolometric luminosities are in the range 10{sup 45}-10{sup 46} erg s{sup -1}, whereas peak luminosities in soft X-rays (0.2-2.0 keV) are typically one order of magnitude lower. The typical timescale derived from our preferred models for the flare luminosity to decay by two orders of magnitude is about 3-4 yr. Predicted soft X-ray light curves reproduce quite well data on galaxies in which a variable X-ray emission possibly related to a tidal event was detected. In the cases of NGC 3599 and IC 3599, data are reproduced well by models defined by a black hole with mass {approx}10{sup 7} M{sub sun} and a disrupted star of about 1 solar mass. The X-ray variation observed in XMMSL1 is consistent with a model defined by a black hole with mass {approx}3 x 10{sup 6} M{sub sun} and a disrupted star of 1 solar mass, while that observed in the galaxy situated in the cluster A1689 is consistent with a model including a black hole of {approx}10{sup 7} M{sub sun} and a disrupted star of {approx}0.5 M{sub sun}.

Montesinos Armijo, Matias; De Freitas Pacheco, Jose A. [Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Laboratoire Cassiopee, Universite de Nice Sophia-Antipolis Bd de l'Observatoire, BP 4229, 06304 Nice Cedex 4 (France)

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Maps - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Maps Maps Overview & General Energy Disruptions Interactive maps with energy infrastructure and real-time storm tracking Historical Disruption reports Gulf of Mexico Fact Sheet Country Analysis Briefs U.S. Census Region Map U.S. Climate Zones for 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) U.S. Federal Region Map State Energy Profile Maps | Map Details and Data Coal mines Federal lands Market hubs: NGL and natural gas Oil/gas production, refining and processing Pipelines and electric transmission Power plants Resources: coal, oil and gas, shale, tight gas, biomass, geothermal, photovotaic solar, wind Storage Waterborne transport: petroleum ports, waterways, and LNG import/export terminals World Regions Coal Asia coal consumption by country, 1980-2010 (animation)

418

A function-based intervention to decrease disruptive behavior and increase academic engagement  

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. Journal of Child Clinical Psychology, 22, 42-51. Ellingson, S. A., Miltenberger, R. G., Stricker, J., Galensky, T. L., & Garlinghouse, M. (2000). Functional assessment and intervention for challenging behaviors in the classroom by general classroom... the challenging behaviors of disruptive students (Ellingson, Miltenberger, Stricker, Galensky, & Garlinghouse, 2000; Ingram, Lewis-Palmer, & Sugai, 2005; Meyer, 1999; Repp et al. 1995; Taylor & Miller, 1997). Furthermore, these results were achieved under...

Lane, Kathleen Lynne

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Features, Events, and Processes: Disruptive Events  

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The purpose of this analysis report is to evaluate and document the inclusion or exclusion of the disruptive events features, events, and processes (FEPs) with respect to modeling used to support the total system performance assessment for license application (TSPA-LA). A screening decision, either ''Included'' or ''Excluded,'' is given for each FEP, along with the technical basis for screening decisions. This information is required by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) at 10 CFR 63.114 (d), (e), and (f) [DIRS 156605]. The FEPs addressed in this report deal with both seismic and igneous disruptive events, such as fault displacements through the repository and an igneous intrusion into the repository. For included FEPs, this analysis summarizes the implementation of the FEP in TSPA-LA (i.e., how the FEP is included). For excluded FEPs, this analysis provides the technical basis for exclusion from TSPA-LA (i.e., why the FEP is excluded). Previous versions of this report were developed to support the total system performance assessments (TSPA) for various prior repository designs. This revision addresses the repository design for the license application (LA).

P. Sanchez

2004-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Validity of the Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics of the Universe Bounded by the Event Horizon in Holographic Dark Energy Model  

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In this letter, we investigate the validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics of the universe bounded by the event horizon in the holographic dark energy model. The universe is chosen to be homogeneous and isotropic and the validity of the first law has been assumed here. The matter in the universe is taken in the form of non-interacting two fluid system- one component is the holographic dark energy model and the other component is in the form of dust.

Nairwita Mazumder; Subenoy Chakraborty

2010-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Experts assemble at PPPL to discuss mitigation of tokamak disruptions...  

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Experts assemble at PPPL to discuss mitigation of tokamak disruptions By John Greenwald July 15, 2014 Tweet Widget Google Plus One Share on Facebook Amitava Bhattacharjee, left,...

422

Two countermeasure strategies to mitigate random disruptions in capacitated systems  

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We examine a capacitated system exposed to random stepwise capacity disruptions with exponentially distributed interarrival times and uniformly distributed magnitudes. We explore two countermeasure policies fo...

Niyazi O. Bakir; Alex Savachkin

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Assessment of Energy Savings Potential from the Use of Demand Control Ventilation Systems in General Office Spaces in California  

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DCVcostsfromtheHVACenergycost savings. Table 6 OA Use Gas Use Energy Energy Cost PV kWh/ft kBtu/ft kBtu/n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. HVAC Energy Cost Savings PV $/ft n.a.

Hong, Tianzhen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

General Education GENERAL EDUCATION  

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, the pursuit of truth, the intellectual and ethical development of students, and the general well the consequences of human actions. E. Cross-Cultural Awareness Demonstrate the ability to critically compare

Stuart, Steven J.

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IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 2010, Minneapolis, MN USA c 2010 IEEE A cutset area concept for phasor monitoring  

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IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 2010, Minneapolis, MN USA c 2010 IEEE A cutset Madison WI 53706 USA dobson@engr.wisc.edu Manu Parashar, Member IEEE Electric Power Group 201 S. Lake Ave, Suite 400 Pasadena CA 91101 USA parashar@electricpowergroup.com Abstract--We show how to combine

Dobson, Ian

426

Assessment of CRBR core disruptive accident energetics  

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The results of an independent assessment of core disruptive accident energetics for the Clinch River Breeder Reactor are presented in this document. This assessment was performed for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission under the direction of the CRBR Program Office within the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. It considered in detail the accident behavior for three accident initiators that are representative of three different classes of events; unprotected loss of flow, unprotected reactivity insertion, and protected loss of heat sink. The primary system's energetics accommodation capability was realistically, yet conservatively, determined in terms of core events. This accommodation capability was found to be equivalent to an isentropic work potential for expansion to one atmosphere of 2550 MJ or a ramp rate of about 200 $/s applied to a classical two-phase disassembly.

Theofanous, T.G.; Bell, C.R.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Tidal disruption flares of stars from moderately recoiled black holes  

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......distribution and the uncertain physics of the last stages of...time-averaged tidal disruption rates. We then fit these functions...2.2Tidal disruption physics Stars that pass within a radius of an...characteristic mass return rate is (Phinney 1989......

Nicholas Stone; Abraham Loeb

2012-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

428

HADOF: Defense Against Routing Disruptions in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks  

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1 HADOF: Defense Against Routing Disruptions in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Wei Yu, Yan Sun and K. J disruptions in mobile ad hoc networks. Based on the observed behavior and the history record of each node AND BACKGROUND A mobile ad hoc network is a group of mobile nodes without requiring centralized administration

Sun, Yan Lindsay

429

Free energy inference from partial work measurements Fluctuation Relations (FRs) are among the few general exact results  

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Free energy inference from partial work measurements Fluctuation Relations (FRs) are among the few application is free energy recovery from non-equilibrium pulling experiments in the single molecule field. We is a "partial" work measurement): it leads to a violation of FRs and to wrong free energy estimates

Potsdam, Universität

430

Constraining H{sub 0} in general dark energy models from Sunyaev-Zeldovich/X-ray technique and complementary probes  

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In accelerating dark energy models, the estimates of the Hubble constant, H{sub 0}, from Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect (SZE) and X-ray surface brightness of galaxy clusters may depend on the matter content (?{sub M}), the curvature (?{sub K}) and the equation of state parameter (?). In this article, by using a sample of 25 angular diameter distances of galaxy clusters described by the elliptical ? model obtained through the SZE/X-ray technique, we constrain H{sub 0} in the framework of a general ?CDM model (arbitrary curvature) and a flat XCDM model with a constant equation of state parameter ? = p{sub x}/?{sub x}. In order to avoid the use of priors in the cosmological parameters, we apply a joint analysis involving the baryon acoustic oscillations (BAO) and the CMB Shift Parameter signature. By taking into account the statistical and systematic errors of the SZE/X-ray technique we obtain for nonflat ?CDM model H{sub 0} = 74{sup +5.0}{sub ?4.0} km s{sup ?1} Mpc{sup ?1}(1?) whereas for a flat universe with constant equation of state parameter we find H{sub 0} = 72{sup +5.5}{sub ?4.0} km s{sup ?1} Mpc{sup ?1}(1?). By assuming that galaxy clusters are described by a spherical ? model these results change to H{sub 0} = 62{sup +8.0}{sub ?7.0} and H{sub 0} = 59{sup +9.0}{sub ?6.0} km s{sup ?1} Mpc{sup ?1}(1?), respectively. The results from elliptical description are in good agreement with independent studies from the Hubble Space Telescope key project and recent estimates based on the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, thereby suggesting that the combination of these three independent phenomena provides an interesting method to constrain the Hubble constant. As an extra bonus, the adoption of the elliptical description is revealed to be a quite realistic assumption. Finally, by comparing these results with a recent determination for a flat ?CDM model using only the SZE/X-ray technique and BAO, we see that the geometry has a very weak influence on H{sub 0} estimates for this combination of data.

Holanda, R.F.L.; Lima, J.A.S. [Departamento de Astronomia (IAGUSP), Universidade de So Paulo, Rua do Mato 1226, 05508-900, So Paulo, SP (Brazil); Cunha, J.V. [Centro de Cincias Naturais e Humanas, Universidade Federal do ABC, Rua Santa Adlia 166, 09210-170, Santo Andr, SP (Brazil); Marassi, L., E-mail: holanda@astro.iag.usp.br, E-mail: jvcunha@ufpa.br, E-mail: luciomarassi@ect.ufrn.br, E-mail: limajas@astro.iag.usp.br [Escola de Cincia e Tecnologia, UFRN, 59072-970, Natal, RN (Brazil)

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prototype of an adaptive disruption predictor for JET based on fuzzy logic and regression trees  

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Disruptions remain one of the most hazardous events in the operation of a tokamak device, since they can cause damage to the vacuum vessel and surrounding structures. Their potential danger increases with the plasma volume and energy content and therefore they will constitute an even more serious issue for the next generation of machines. For these reasons, in the recent years a lot of attention has been devoted to devise predictors, capable of foreseeing the imminence of a disruption sufficiently in advance, to allow time for undertaking remedial actions. In this paper, the results of applying fuzzy logic and classification and regression trees (CART) to the problem of predicting disruptions at JET are reported. The conceptual tools of fuzzy logic, in addition to being well suited to accommodate the opinion of experts even if not formulated in mathematical but linguistic terms, are also fully transparent, since their governing rules are human defined. They can therefore help not only in forecasting disruptions but also in studying their behaviour. The analysis leading to the rules of the fuzzy predictor has been complemented with a systematic investigation of the correlation between the various experimental signals and the imminence of a disruption. This has been performed with an exhaustive, non-linear and unbiased method based on decision trees. This investigation has confirmed that the relative importance of various signals can change significantly depending on the plasma conditions. On the basis of the results provided by CART on the information content of the various quantities, the prototype of an adaptive fuzzy logic predictor was trained and tested on JET database. Its performance is significantly better than the previous static one, proving that more flexible prediction strategies, not uniform over the whole discharge but tuned to the operational region of the plasma at any given time, can be very competitive and should be investigated systematically.

A. Murari; G. Vagliasindi; P. Arena; L. Fortuna; O. Barana; M. Johnson; JET-EFDA Contributors

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

2014-12-05 Issuance: Energy Conservation Standard for General Service Lamps; Notice of Public Meeting and Availability of the Preliminary Technical Support Document  

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This document is a pre-publication Federal Register notice of public meeting and availability of the preliminary technical support document regarding energy conservation standards for general service lamps, as issued by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency on December 5, 2014. Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public's access to this document.

433

Disruption, VDE and Runaway Electron Conversion  

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redistribute in-divertor energy Magnetic energy 35 (?) MJ For 6.5 MA, total out to VV Current quench duration 6 burn also have enough thermal and magnetic energy to put in-vessel (PFC) and torus vessel systems -- Global vertical and lateral force on VV, etc. · Thermal loading on PFCs, etc. -- Divertor targets

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Universal scaling of potential energy functions describing intermolecular interactions. I. Foundations and scalable forms of new generalized Mie, Lennard-Jones, Morse, and Buckingham exponential-6 potentials  

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Based on the formulation of the analytical expression of the potential V(r) describing intermolecular interactions in terms of the dimensionless variables r*=r/rm and !*=V/!, where rm is the separation at the minimum and ! the well depth, we propose more generalized scalable forms for the commonly used Lennard-Jones, Mie, Morse and Buckingham exponential-6 potential energy functions (PEFs). These new generalized forms have an additional parameter from and revert to the original ones for some choice of that parameter. In this respect, the original forms can be considered as special cases of the more general forms that are introduced. We also propose a scalable, but nonrevertible to the original one, 4-parameter extended Morse potential.

Xantheas, Sotiris S.; Werhahn, Jasper C.

2014-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

435

An assessment of Clinch River Breeder Reactor core disruptive accident energetics  

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A methodology is developed for the evaluation of the energetic consequences of postulated core disruptive accidents (CDAs), in liquid-metal fast breeder reactors. The methodology provides a framework for integrating the results of mechanistic analyses, including whole-core simulations (SAS, SIMMER), special effects analytical evaluations, and simulant material experiments into a probabilistic appreciation of accident evolution paths and respective likelihoods. Detailed quantitative results are presented for the Clinch River Breeder Reactor heterogeneous core design. As a result of this work, new perspectives were generated in the following areas: role of plenum fission gases, presence and role of small recriticalities in the early stages of core disruption, large annular and cylindrical pool recriticalities and associated disassembly yields, energy partition, and the role of structural response of vessel internal structures. The results indicate that a CDA-induced energetic vessel head failure is physically unreasonable.

Theofanous, T.G.; Bell, C.R.

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Recovery Act: Local Energy Assurance Planning Initiatives  

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These emergency preparedness plans, funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will help ensure local governments can recover and restore power quickly following any energy supply disruptions.

437

Disruptive Event Biosphere Doser Conversion Factor Analysis  

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The purpose of this report was to document the process leading to, and the results of, development of radionuclide-, exposure scenario-, and ash thickness-specific Biosphere Dose Conversion Factors (BDCFs) for the postulated postclosure extrusive igneous event (volcanic eruption) at Yucca Mountain. BDCF calculations were done for seventeen radionuclides. The selection of radionuclides included those that may be significant dose contributors during the compliance period of up to 10,000 years, as well as radionuclides of importance for up to 1 million years postclosure. The approach documented in this report takes into account human exposure during three different phases at the time of, and after, volcanic eruption. Calculations of disruptive event BDCFs used the GENII-S computer code in a series of probabilistic realizations to propagate the uncertainties of input parameters into the output. The pathway analysis included consideration of different exposure pathway's contribution to the BDCFs. BDCFs for volcanic eruption, when combined with the concentration of radioactivity deposited by eruption on the soil surface, allow calculation of potential radiation doses to the receptor of interest. Calculation of radioactivity deposition is outside the scope of this report and so is the transport of contaminated ash from the volcano to the location of the receptor. The integration of the biosphere modeling results (BDCFs) with the outcomes of the other component models is accomplished in the Total System Performance Assessment (TSPA), in which doses are calculated to the receptor of interest from radionuclides postulated to be released to the environment from the potential repository at Yucca Mountain.

M. Wasiolek

2000-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

438

A New Multi-Energy Neutrino Radiation-Hydrodynamics Code in Full General Relativity and Its Application to Gravitational Collapse of Massive Stars  

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We present a new multi-dimensional radiation-hydrodynamics code for massive stellar core-collapse in full general relativity (GR). Employing an M1 analytical closure scheme, we solve spectral neutrino transport of the radiation energy and momentum based on a truncated moment formalism. Regarding neutrino opacities, we take into account the so-called standard set in state-of-the-art simulations, in which inelastic neutrino-electron scattering, thermal neutrino production via pair annihilation and nucleon-nucleon bremsstrahlung are included. In addition to gravitational redshift and Doppler effects, these energy-coupling reactions are incorporated in the moment equations in a covariant form. While the Einstein field equations and the spatial advection terms in the radiation-hydrodynamics equations are evolved explicitly, the source terms due to neutrino-matter interactions and energy shift in the radiation moment equations are integrated implicitly by an iteration method. To verify our code, we conduct several ...

Kuroda, Takami; Kotake, Kei

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Mitigating the Impact of Disruptions in Supply Chains  

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As information technology becomes increasingly integrated into core business operations, firms are increasingly at risk of a disruption to an interruption of their information systems. For example, widespread power

Wallace J. Hopp; Seyed M. R. Iravani; Zigeng Liu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Characteristics of discharge disruptions in the T-10 tokamak  

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The results of experimental studies of discharge disruptions in the T-10 tokamak at the limiting plasma density are presented. On the basis of measurements of the generated soft X-ray emission, for a group of ...

A. M. Stefanovskii; M. M. Dremin; A. M. Kakurin; A. Ya. Kislov

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Viewing urban disruptions from a decision informatics perspective  

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Urban infrastructures are the focus of terrorist acts because, quite simply, they produce the most visible impact, if not casualties. While terrorist acts are the most insidious and onerous of all disruptions,...

James M. Tien

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

442

Self-mixing phenomenology in hypothetical core-disruptive accidents  

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Physical processes are investigated that lead to the thermal equilibration of a disrupted liquid metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) core following a hypothetical core-disruptive accident (HCDA). Their impact is assessed, particularly as relating to the SIMMER code. The turbulent structure in the core region is characterized and bounding estimates are derived of thermal equilibration (''self-mixing'') times. The implication of these results for LMFBR safety research is discussed briefly.

Chapyak, E.J.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Department of Energy Releases its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy |  

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

Department of Energy Releases its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy Department of Energy Releases its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy Department of Energy Releases its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy December 22, 2011 - 12:33pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2011 Critical Materials Strategy. The report examines the role that rare earth metals and other key materials play in clean energy technologies such as wind turbines, electric vehicles, solar cells and energy-efficient lighting. The report found that several clean energy technologies use materials at risk of supply disruptions in the short term, with risks generally decreasing in the medium and long terms. Supply challenges for five rare earth metals (dysprosium, neodymium, terbium, europium and yttrium) may affect clean energy technology deployment in the years ahead.

444

Review of Bioassays for Monitoring Fate and Transport ofEstrogenic Endocrine Disrupting Compounds in Water  

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Endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) are recognizedcontaminants threatening water quality. Despite efforts in sourceidentification, few strategies exist for characterization or treatment ofthis environmental pollution. Given that there are numerous EDCs that cannegatively affect humans and wildlife, general screening techniques likebioassays and biosensors provide an essential rapid and intensiveanalysis capacity. Commonly applied bioassays include the ELISA and YESassays, but promising technologies include ER-CALUXa, ELRA, Endotecta,RIANA, and IR-bioamplification. Two biosensors, Endotecta and RIANA, arefield portable using non-cellular biological detection strategies.Environmental management of EDCs in water requires integration ofbiosensors and bioassays for monitoring and assessment.

CGCampbell@lbl.gov

2004-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

445

Department of Energy Selects Small Business to Provide General Construction and Environmental Regulatory Support at the Los Alamos National Laboratory  

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Cincinnati The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) master contract to TSAY Professional Services Inc. of Ohkay Owingeh, N.M., a Native American/Tribally Owned small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administrations 8(a) Program.

446

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, VOL. 15, NO. 4, DECEMBER 2000 433 An Approach to Evaluate the General Performance of  

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a detailed economical analysis (cost benefit study) for the generating unit. Of particular interestIEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, VOL. 15, NO. 4, DECEMBER 2000 433 An Approach to Evaluate systems based on available wind/solar and load data. The model is useful for evaluating the performance

LaMeres, Brock J.

447

April 10, 2014 - "Workplace Disruptions, Reorganizations, and...  

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10.pptx More Documents & Publications The CIP Report, Vol.11, No. 2 (August 2012): Smart Grid Security 2012 DOE Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan U.S. Department of Energy...

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April 10, 2014- Workplace Disruptions, Reorganizations, and Change Fatigue: Can ADR Support Resilience?  

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April 10, 2014 - Workplace Disruptions, Reorganizations, and Change Fatigue: Can ADR Support Resilience?

449

U.S. Department of Energy Mr. Ben McRae Office of General Counsel, GC-52  

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Mr. Ben McRae Mr. Ben McRae Office of General Counsel, GC-52 1000 Independence Ave. S.W. Washington, D.C. 20585 Re: Price-Anderson Act Dear Mr. McRae; In response to the Federal Register notice date December 31, 1997 requesting public comment on possible revisions to the Price-Anderson Act (PAA), Churchill County, Nevada is submitting these comments. Churchill County is one of ten affected units of local government designated as such by the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987. The Nevada Test Site has become one of the largest low level radioactive waste storage sites in the United States. Significant quantities of wastes from sites across the country are designated for shipment to the Nevada Test Site. In addition, over 70,000 metric tons of high level radioactive waste are bound for Yucca Mountain, Nevada if and when a repository

450

Generalizing Phi-measure of event-by-event fluctuations in high-energy heavy-ion collisions  

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The Phi-measure of event-by-event fluctuations in high-energy heavy-ion collisions corresponds to the second moment of the fluctuating quantity distribution of interest. It is shown that the measure based on the third moment preserves the properties of Phi but those related to the higher moments do not. In particular, only the second and third moment measures are intensive as thermodynamic quantities. The Phi_2- and Phi_3-measure of p_T-fluctuations are computed for the hadron gas in equilibrium and the results are analyzed in context of the experimental data.

Stanislaw Mrowczynski

1999-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

451

ECRH: A Tool To Control Disruptions In Tokamaks  

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ECRH is suited for MHD control in tokamaks and this is well known since the several pioneering experiments investigating MHD stabilization either for confinement increase or for avoidance of disruptions originated by such instabilities. The first of these objectives has been strongly pursued up to the design of a system for neoclassical tearing mode stabilization in ITER based on the use of ECRH/ECCD, whereas the second one has been mostly neglected, despite the initial good results obtained on small tokamaks (RTP, T-10 and JFT-2M) in which ECRH was used to avoid disruptions originated by MHD limits or strong gas puffing. In the last years ECRH has been used again for disruption control on the Frascati Tokamak Upgrade (FTU) and on ASDEX Upgrade (AUG). Disruptions have been obtained by density limit and by impurity injection and an accurate power deposition scan has been performed. Full avoidance has been demonstrated on both tokamaks, confirming the need of a precise power localization and of the existence of a power threshold. The results of past experiments will be reviewed on the basis of the results recently obtained in FTU and AUG, together with a preliminary analysis of the applicability of this disruption control technique to ITER, by extrapolation of the power thresholds found in AUG and FTU.

Granucci, G.; Nowak, S.; Bin, W.; Lazzaro, E. [Associazione EURATOM-ENEA sulla Fusione, IFP-CNR, Via R. Cozzi 53, 20125 Milano (Italy); Esposito, B.; Botrugno, A.; Gabellieri, L.; Romano, A.; Smeulders, P.; Tudisco, O. [Associazione EURATOM-ENEA sulla Fusione, C.R. Frascati, Via E. Fermi 45, 00044 Frascati (Roma) (Italy); Maraschek, M.; Pautasso, G.; Stober, J.; Treutterer, W.; Urso, L.; Volpe, F.; Zohm, H. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Boltzmannstr. 2, 85748 Garching (Germany); Martin-Solis, J. R. [Departamento de Fisica, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 28911 Leganes, Madrid (Spain)

2009-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

452

DIII-D Edge Plasma, Disruptions, and Radiative Processes. Final Report  

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The scientific goal of the UCSD-DIII-D Collaboration during this period was to understand the coupling of the core plasma to the plasma-facing components through the plasma boundary (edge and scrape-off layer). To achieve this goal, UCSD scientists studied the transport of particles, momentum, energy, and radiation from the plasma core to the plasma-facing components under normal (e.g., L-mode, H-mode, and ELMs), and off-normal (e.g., disruptions) operating conditions.

Boedo, J. A.; Luckhardt, S.C.; Moyer, R. A.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Office of Inspector General audit report on the U.S. Department of Energy`s management of Associated Western Universities grant programs  

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The Department of Energy (DOE), recognizing the need to maintain a strong science and engineering base at a time when enrollments in these disciplines were declining, implemented several educational programs. Among these were educational programs to provide faculty and students of US colleges and universities with energy-related training and research experience. Associated Western Universities (AWU), a nonprofit organization, administered post-secondary educational programs for DOE through grants and, occasionally, subcontracts. The objectives of the audit were to determine whether: (1) DOE was achieving its goal of enhancing US science and engineering education and (2) AWU was appropriately accumulating and classifying its costs. It was found that DOE was not fully achieving its objective of enhancing science and engineering education for students of US colleges and universities. In addition, it was found that AWU had not complied with cost principles for nonprofit organizations as required under the terms of the grants. Specifically, AWU misclassified a $13,000 overrun of direct program cost as indirect cost, incurred $40,000 of idle facility costs that were unallowable under the terms of the grant, misclassified indirect costs as direct costs, and claimed reimbursement for consultant costs that were inappropriate under the terms of the consulting contract. These discrepancies resulted in $53,000 of questionable costs, as well as costs having been charged to the Office of Energy Research (ER) grant that should have been charged to the Richland and Idaho grants. The authors recommended that the Managers of the Richland and Idaho Operations offices take actions to ensure that the objectives of DOE`s educational programs are met. In addition, they recommended that the Manager, Idaho Operations Office, direct the Contracting Officer to have AWU comply with the appropriate cost principles for nonprofit organizations.

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1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

2011 Critical Materials Strategy | Department of Energy  

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1 Critical Materials Strategy 1 Critical Materials Strategy 2011 Critical Materials Strategy This report examines the role that rare earth metals and other key materials play in clean energy technologies such as wind turbines, electric vehicles, solar cells and energy-efficient lighting. The report found that several clean energy technologies use materials at risk of supply disruptions in the short term, with risks generally decreasing in the medium and long terms. Supply challenges for five rare earth metals (dysprosium, neodymium, terbium, europium and yttrium) may affect clean energy technology deployment in the years ahead. DOE_CMS2011_FINAL_Full.pdf DOE_CMS_2011_Summary.pdf More Documents & Publications 2010 Critical Materials Strategy ARPA-E Workshop on Rare Earth and Critical Materials

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Department of Energy Releases its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy |  

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

its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy Department of Energy Releases its 2011 Critical Materials Strategy December 22, 2011 - 12:33pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2011 Critical Materials Strategy. The report examines the role that rare earth metals and other key materials play in clean energy technologies such as wind turbines, electric vehicles, solar cells and energy-efficient lighting. The report found that several clean energy technologies use materials at risk of supply disruptions in the short term, with risks generally decreasing in the medium and long terms. Supply challenges for five rare earth metals (dysprosium, neodymium, terbium, europium and yttrium) may affect clean energy technology deployment in the years ahead.

456

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL  

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

APP-005 APP-005 Planning for and Measuring Office of Inspector General Results FY 2002 Annual Performance Report and FY 2003 Annual Performance Plan Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Energy Inspector General's Message We are pleased to present the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) consolidated Fiscal Year 2002 Annual Performance Report and Fiscal Year 2003 Annual Performance Plan. This document evaluates our actual Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 performance and establishes the performance goals and strategies we will pursue in FY 2003 to fulfill our mission. As mandated by the Inspector General Act, the OIG promotes the effective, efficient, and economical operation of the Department of Energy's programs and operations, including the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

457

Recovery Act: Enhancing State Energy Assurance | Department of...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

emergencies to assess the restoration and recovery times of any supply disruptions; to train appropriate personnel on energy infrastructure and supply systems; and conduct and...

458

Evaluation and Compensation of Detector Solenoid Effects on Disrupted Beam in the ILC 14 mrad Extraction Line  

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This paper presents calculations of detector solenoid effects on disrupted primary beam in the ILC 14 mrad extraction line. Particle tracking simulations are performed for evaluation of primary beam loss along the line as well as of beam distribution and polarization at Compton Interaction Point. The calculations are done both without and with solenoid compensation. The results are obtained for the baseline ILC energy of 500 GeV center-of-mass and three options of beam parameters.

Toprek, Dragan; /VINCA Inst. Nucl. Sci., Belgrade; Nosochkov, Yuri; /SLAC

2008-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

459

LOFT as a discovery machine for jetted Tidal Disruption Events  

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This is a White Paper in support of the mission concept of the Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT), proposed as a medium-sized ESA mission. We discuss the potential of LOFT for the study of jetted tidal disruption events. For a summary, we refer to the paper.

Rossi, E M; Fender, R; Jonker, P; Komossa, S; Paragi, Z; Prandoni, I; Zampieri, L

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Three-Dimensional Simulation of Spheromak Creation and Tilting Disruption  

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Spheromak dynamics is studied for a zero-? plasma by a three-dimensional magneto-hydrodynamics simulation code. The growth rate of the tilting instability is found to be of the order of 10?A (Alfvn transit time) and, more interestingly, once tilt occurs, the spheromak field reconnects three dimensionally with the vertical field, thus leading to a disruptive deformation of the spheromak.

Tetsuya Sato and Takaya Hayashi

1983-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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ACOUSTIC POLLUTION HOW HUMAN ACTIVITIES DISRUPT WILDLIFE COMMUNICATION  

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4/17/2011 1 ACOUSTIC POLLUTION HOW HUMAN ACTIVITIES DISRUPT WILDLIFE COMMUNICATION Emily Hockman M.S. Candidate Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries 12:20 pm Wednesday, April 13th Room 160 Plant increased anti-predator vocalizations near wind turbines (Rabin et al 2006, Slabbekoorn and Ripmeester 2008

Gray, Matthew

462

Office of Inspector General audit report on ``The U.S. Department of Energy`s X-Change 1997: The global D and D marketplace conference``  

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The Department of Energy and Florida International University (FIU), a state university, cosponsored the X-Change 1997: The Global D and D Marketplace conference (X-Change Conference) that was held December 1--5, 1997, in Miami, Florida. The purpose of the conference was to disseminate information on decontamination and decommissioning problems, solutions, and technologies to an international audience of government, industry, and academia. Through a contract with the Department, FIU was responsible for conference planning, organization, and logistical support. FIU awarded a subcontract to ICF, Inc. to work on the conference. ICF, Inc. is a major Department contractor with responsibilities for projects at Hanford, Argonne National laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory. The audit objectives were to determine whether FIU had controls in place to ensure that public funds were used appropriately, and whether fiscal practices associated with the conference were consistent with Government requirements and Department policy. FIU implemented accounting and budget mechanisms to identify and control the sources and uses of funds. However, the absence of a Departmental policy on funding conferences resulted in questionable fiscal practices associated with the conference. These are discussed.

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1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Energy Vulnerability Assessment for the US Pacific Islands. Technical Appendix 2  

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The study, Energy Vulnerability Assessment of the US Pacific Islands, was mandated by the Congress of the United States as stated in House Resolution 776-220 of 1992, Section 1406. The resolution states that the US Secretary of Energy shall conduct a study of the implications of the unique vulnerabilities of the insular areas to an oil supply disruption. Such study shall outline how the insular areas shall gain access to vital oil supplies during times of national emergency. The resolution defines insular areas as the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau. The US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are not included in this report. The US Department of Energy (USDOE) has broadened the scope of the study contained in the House Resolution to include emergency preparedness and response strategies which would reduce vulnerability to an oil supply disruption as well as steps to ameliorate adverse economic consequences. This includes a review of alternative energy technologies with respect to their potential for reducing dependence on imported petroleum. USDOE has outlined the four tasks of the energy vulnerability assessment as the following: (1) for each island, determine crude oil and refined product demand/supply, and characterize energy and economic infrastructure; (2) forecast global and regional oil trade flow patterns, energy demand/supply, and economic activities; (3) formulate oil supply disruption scenarios and ascertain the general and unique vulnerabilities of these islands to oil supply disruptions; and (4) outline emergency preparedness and response options to secure oil supplies in the short run, and reduce dependence on imported oil in the longer term.

Fesharaki, F.; Rizer, J.P.; Greer, L.S.

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

General Thermodynamics  

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... principally in the Journal of the Franklin Institute. These ideas relate to a study of thermodynamics from what the author calls a generalized point of view, which concerns itself with ... from what the author calls a generalized point of view, which concerns itself with the thermodynamics of metastable states and irreversible processes as wall as with the stable states and reversible ...

R. W. HAYWOOD

1956-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

465

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and energy services liberalisation in the Southern African Development Community (SADC): issues and prospects .  

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??Increasing energy needs globally have recently led to an interest in effectively bringing energy services in the trading system. Energy services were part of the (more)

Paradza, Taapano

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and energy services liberalisation in the Southern African Development Community (SADC): issues and prospects .  

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??Increasing energy needs globally have recently led to an interest in effectively bringing energy services in the trading system. Energy services were part of the (more)

Taapano, Paradza

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

General Employee Radiological Training  

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

Not Measurement Not Measurement Sensitive DOE-HDBK-1131-2007 December 2007_______ Change Notice 1 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK GENERAL EMPLOYEE RADIOLOGICAL TRAINING U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ Change 1 DOE-HDBK-1131-2007 Original Change Part 2 page 5 The average annual radiation dose to a member of the general population is about 360 millirem/year. The average annual radiation dose to a member of the general population is about 620 millirem/year. Part 2 page 5 Natural background radiation is by far the

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General Employee Radiological Training  

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_______ _______ Change Notice 1 June 2009 DOE HANDBOOK GENERAL EMPLOYEE RADIOLOGICAL TRAINING U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Not Measurement Sensitive This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ Change 1 DOE-HDBK-1131-2007 Original Change Part 2 page 5 The average annual radiation dose to a member of the general population is about 360 millirem/year. The average annual radiation dose to a member of the general population is about 620 millirem/year. Part 2 page 5 Natural background radiation is by far the

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Reentry aerodynamic disruption analysis of thermionic reactor-thermo-converter TOPAZ-2  

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This paper presents preliminary results of analysis for the TOPAZ-2 thermionic converter-reactor aerodynamic disruption during reentry.

Grinberg, E.I.; Nikolaev, V.S. (Scientific Production Association Krasnaya Zvezda'', Moscow 115230 (Russian Federation)); Usov, V.A. (RRC Kurchatov Institute'', Moscow 123182 (Russian Federation)); Gafarov, A.A. (Research Institute of Thermal Processes, Moscow (Russian Federation))

1993-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Information Administration - Transportation Energy Consumption...  

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Energy Consumption Transportation Energy Consumption Surveys energy used by vehicles EIA conducts numerous energy-related surveys and other information programs. In general, the...

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Network Sensitivity to Hot-Potato Disruptions Renata Teixeira Aman Shaikh Tim Griffin Geoffrey M. Voelker  

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Network Sensitivity to Hot-Potato Disruptions Renata Teixeira Aman Shaikh Tim Griffin Geoffrey M@cs.ucsd.edu ABSTRACT Hot-potato routing is a mechanism employed when there are multi- ple (equally good) interdomain we call hot-potato disruptions. Recent work has shown that hot-potato disruptions can have

Voelker, Geoffrey M.

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Interpretation of the effects of electron cyclotron power absorption in pre-disruptive tokamak discharges in ASDEX Upgrade  

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Tokamak disruptions are events of fatal collapse of the magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) confinement configuration, which cause a rapid loss of the plasma thermal energy and the impulsive release of magnetic energy and heat on the tokamak first wall components. The physics of the disruptions is very complex and non-linear, strictly associated with the dynamics of magnetic tearing perturbations. The crucial problem of the response to the effects of localized heat deposition and current driven by external (rf) sources to avoid or quench the MHD tearing instabilities has been investigated both experimentally and theoretically on the ASDEX Upgrade tokamak. The analysis of the conditions under which a disruption can be prevented by injection of electron cyclotron (EC) rf power, or, alternatively, may be caused by it, shows that the local EC heating can be more significant than EC current drive in ensuring neoclassical tearing modes (NTMs) stability, due to two main reasons: first, the drop of temperature associated with the island thermal short circuit tends to reduce the neoclassical character of the instability and to limit the EC current drive generation; second, the different effects on the mode evolution of both the location of the power deposition relative to the island separatrix and the island shape deformation lead to less strict requirements of precise power deposition focussing. A contribution to the validation of theoretical models of the events associated with NTM is given and can be used to develop concepts for their control, relevant also for ITER-like scenarios.

Nowak, S.; Lazzaro, E.; Granucci, G. [Associazione Euratom-CNR sulla Fusione, IFP-CNR, Via R. Cozzi 53, 20125 Milano (Italy); Esposito, B. [Associazione Euratom-CNR sulla Fusione, CR Frascati, C.P. 65, 00044 Frascati (Italy); Maraschek, M.; Zohm, H. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Boltzmannstr.2, 85748 Garching bei Munchen (Germany); Sauter, O.; Brunetti, D. [CRPP, Association Euratom-Confederation Suisse, EPFL, 1015 Lausanne (Switzerland); Collaboration: ASDEX Upgrade Team

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Interacting holographic generalized Chaplygin gas model  

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In this paper we consider a correspondence between the holographic dark energy density and interacting generalized Chaplygin gas energy density in FRW universe. Then we reconstruct the potential of the scalar field which describe the generalized Chaplygin cosmology.

M. R. Setare

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Office of the Assistant General Counsel Electricity & Fossil...  

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Policy Office of the Assistant General Counsel Electricity & Fossil Energy Office of the Assistant General Counsel Electricity & Fossil Energy The Office of the Assistant...

475

Disruption of Particle Detector Electronics by Beam Generated EMI  

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The possibility that radio frequency beam generated electromagnetic interference (EMI) could disrupt the operation of particle detector electronics has been of some concern since the inception of short pulse electron colliders more than 30 years ago [1]. Some instances have been reported where this may have occurred but convincing evidence has not been available. This possibility is of concern for the International Linear Collider (ILC). We have conducted test beam studies demonstrating that electronics disruption does occur using the vertex detector electronics (VXD) from the SLD detector which took data at the SLC at SLAC. We present the results of those tests, and we describe the need for EMI standards for beam and detector instrumentation in the IR region at the ILC.

Bower, G.; /SLAC; Sugimoto, Y.; /KEK, Tsukuba; Sinev, N.; /Oregon U.; Arnold, R.; Woods, M.; /SLAC

2007-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

476

Oil supply disruptions in the 1980s: an economic analysis  

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The West is concerned that the Persian Gulf nations, which produce about 40% of the noncommunist world's oil, are vulnerable to internal and external destabilization. The author proposes a series of policies to reduce and minimize the effects of any disruption in the Persian Gulf oil supply. After reviewing the historical, political, and economic factors contributing to the region's instability, he analyzes the magnitude and costs of a disruption for several probable scenarios. He recommends countervailing policies for the oil-importing states for the short and medium term and economic integration for the Gulf states for the longer run, a process which would include a rationalization of economic development. 52 references, 3 figures, 30 tables.

Pakravan, K.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulating economic effects of disruptions in the telecommunications infrastructure.  

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CommAspen is a new agent-based model for simulating the interdependent effects of market decisions and disruptions in the telecommunications infrastructure on other critical infrastructures in the U.S. economy such as banking and finance, and electric power. CommAspen extends and modifies the capabilities of Aspen-EE, an agent-based model previously developed by Sandia National Laboratories to analyze the interdependencies between the electric power system and other critical infrastructures. CommAspen has been tested on a series of scenarios in which the communications network has been disrupted, due to congestion and outages. Analysis of the scenario results indicates that communications networks simulated by the model behave as their counterparts do in the real world. Results also show that the model could be used to analyze the economic impact of communications congestion and outages.

Cox, Roger Gary; Barton, Dianne Catherine; Reinert, Rhonda K.; Eidson, Eric D.; Schoenwald, David Alan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Energy Speeches  

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Moniz's Remarks at the 2014 IAEA General Conference -- As Prepared for Delivery http:energy.govarticlessecretary-monizs-remarks-2014-iaea-general-conference-prepared-deliver...

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Generalized Galilean Genesis  

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The galilean genesis scenario is an alternative to inflation in which the universe starts expanding from Minkowski in the asymptotic past by violating the null energy condition stably. Several concrete models of galilean genesis have been constructed so far within the context of galileon-type scalar-field theories. We give a generic, unified description of the galilean genesis scenario in terms of the Horndeski theory, i.e., the most general scalar-tensor theory with second-order field equations. In doing so we generalize the previous models to have a new parameter (denoted by {\\alpha}) which results in controlling the evolution of the Hubble rate. The background dynamics is investigated to show that the generalized galilean genesis solution is an attractor, similarly to the original model. We also study the nature of primordial perturbations in the generalized galilean genesis scenario. In all the models described by our generalized genesis Lagrangian, amplification of tensor perturbations does not occur as ...

Nishi, Sakine

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanism of runaway electron beam formation during plasma disruptions in tokamaks  

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A new physical mechanism of the formation of runaway electron (RE) beams during plasma disruptions in tokamaks is proposed. The plasma disruption is caused by strong stochastic magnetic field formed due to nonlinearly excited low-mode number magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) modes. It is conjectured that the runaway electron beam is formed in the central plasma region confined inside the intact magnetic surface located between $q=1$ and the closest low--order rational magnetic surfaces [$q=3/2$, $q=4/3$, \\dots]. It results in that runaway electron beam current has a helical nature with a predominant $m/n=1/1$ component. The thermal quench and current decay times are estimated using the collisional models for electron diffusion and ambipolar particle transport in a stochastic magnetic field, respectively. Possible mechanisms of the decay of runaway electron current due to an outward drift electron orbits and resonance interaction of high--energy electrons with the $m/n=1/1$ MHD mode are discussed.

Abdullaev, S S; Wongrach, K; Tokar, M; Koslowski, H R; Willi, O; Zeng, L

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Publications  

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uniquely positioned to jump-start a global revolution in renewable and carbon-neutral energy technologies. This 24-page brochure describes many specific ways in which studies...

482

General Engineer  

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Term Appointments do not confer competitive status and cannot be converted to permanent positions without further competition. The mission of the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is to...

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General Accounting .:. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  

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CFO U.S. Department of Energy --- Cost Accounting Standards DOE Accounting Handbook Federal Accounting Standards Generally Accepted Accounting...

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General report on audit of selected aspects of the unclassified computer security program at a DOE headquarters computing facility  

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The purpose of this audit was to evaluate the effectiveness of the unclassified computer security program at the Germantown Headquarters Administrative Computer Center (Center). The Department of Energy (DOE) relies on the application systems at the Germantown Headquarters Administrative Computer Center to support its financial, payroll and personnel, security, and procurement functions. The review was limited to an evaluation of the administrative, technical, and physical safeguards governing utilization of the unclassified computer system which hosts many of the Department`s major application systems. The audit identified weaknesses in the Center`s computer security program that increased the risk of unauthorized disclosure or loss of sensitive data. Specifically, the authors found that (1) access to sensitive data was not limited to individuals who had a need for the information, and (2) accurate and complete information was not maintained on the inventory of tapes at the Center. Furthermore, the risk of unauthorized disclosure and loss of sensitive data was increased because other controls, such as physical security, had not been adequately implemented at the Center. Management generally agreed with the audit conclusions and recommendations, and initiated a number of actions to improve computer security at the Center.

NONE

1995-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

485

Energy  

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Energy newsroomassetsimagesenergy-icon.png Energy Research into alternative forms of energy, and improving and securing the power grid, is a major national security...

486

General Information  

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ASD General Information ASD General Information APS Resources & Information A list of useful links for APS staff and users. APS Technical Publications Links to APS technical publications. APS Publications Database The official and comprehensive source of references for APS-related journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, dissertations, abstracts, awards, invited talks, etc. Image Library A collection of APS images. Responsibilities & Interfaces for APS Technical Systems Descriptions of the responsibilities of APS technical groups and how they interface with one another. APS Procedures Operational procedures for the APS. APS Specifications Specifications and approvals for upgrades or changes to existing APS hardware and software. APS Radiation Safety Policy & Procedures Committee Minutes

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General Engineer  

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

The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) is an excellent, family friendly employer and an exciting place to work. DOE is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates for exciting full-time...

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POLICY RELATED TO THREATS OF CAMPUS DISRUPTION Bomb threats and similar situations are disruptive to the academic, research and operational functions of  

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POLICY RELATED TO THREATS OF CAMPUS DISRUPTION Bomb threats and similar situations are disruptive. Policy Any bomb threat or incident of a suspected explosive device shall be considered as valid by all advised that the situation is no longer considered a threat. Every effort must be made to protect

Collins, Gary S.

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Physical Stability of Long-Term Surface Barriers-Assessment of Potentially Disruptive Natural Events  

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] ] a -" m HI BHI-00145 Rev. 00 Physical Stability of Long-Term Surface Barriers - Assessment of Potentially Disruptive Natural Events Authors N. R. Wing IT Hanford, Inc. F. M. Corpuz Bechtel Hanford, Inc. K. L. Petersen Pacific Northwest Laboratoy A. M. Tallman Westinghouse Hanford Company Date Published May 1995 HANFORD Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Bechtel Hanford, Inc. Flichland, Washington Approved for Public Release . b q q BHI-00145 ma) Ou: NIA TSD: NIA ERA: NIA APPROVAL PAGE Title of Dccumw PHYSICAL STABILITY OF LONG-TERM SURFACE BARRIERS - ASSESSMENT OF POTE.INTI.ALLYDISRUPTIVE NATURAL Author(s): N. R. Wq, lT ~Otd, Inc. K. L. PetmerL hCi.fiC Northwest Labmtory F. M. Corpuz, Bechkl Hanford, Inc. A. M. Tai.lmaq W-owe HEUlfOd Corqnny Approvai: J. G. Zoghbi, Acting Manager, Technology Demonstration

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2011 IAEA General Conference  

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

2011 IAEA General Conference 2011 IAEA General Conference Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Secretary Steven Chu Monday, September 19, 2011 Thank you, Ambassador Feruta. Congratulations on your election as President of this Conference. I also want to thank Director General Amano for his outstanding leadership. I am honored to represent the United States today, and I want to share a message from President Barack Obama: "On behalf of the United States, please accept my best wishes for a successful International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference. This year's meeting takes place against the backdrop of the severe earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March and the devastating accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station that followed. Along with

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Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. (2005), 131, pp. 861875 doi: 10.1256/qj.03.188 A generalization of CAPE into potential-energy convertibility  

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as a part of standard energy cycles in the atmospheric dynamics. In the standard description of the global of the total potential energy. This energy cycle is naturally derived by applying the standard procedure into potential-energy convertibility By JUN-ICHI YANO1, JEAN-PIERRE CHABOUREAU2 and FRANC¸ OISE GUICHARD1 1CNRM

Guichard, Francoise

492

Feedback stabilization of disruption precursors in a tokamak  

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Magnetic feedback control has been used in the DITE tokamak to substantially reduce saturated m=2, n=1 instabilities in both Ohmic discharges and discharges with lower hybrid current drive (LHCD). Feedback has been used for the first time to significantly increase the disruptive density limit in a tokamak. LHCD on DITE stabilizes the sawtooth instability but generates a large m=1,2, n=1 instability. Both components of this mode have been controlled for the first time with feedback. Open loop experiments with LHCD show that mode locking occurs and allow detailed study of this phenomenon.

A. W. Morris; T. C. Hender; J. Hugill; P. S. Haynes; P. C. Johnson; B. Lloyd; D. C. Robinson; C. Silvester; S. Arshad; G. M. Fishpool

1990-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Governance Energy Efficiency  

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countries through collective response to physical disruptions in oil supply and to advise member countries on sound energy policy. The IEA carries out a comprehensive programme of energy co-operation among 28 advanced economies, each of which is obliged to hold oil stocks equivalent to 90 days of its net imports. The Agency aims to: n Secure member countries access to reliable and ample supplies of all forms of energy; in particular, through maintaining effective emergency response capabilities in case of oil supply disruptions. n Promote sustainable energy policies that spur economic growth and environmental protection in a global context particularly in terms of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions that contribute to climate change. n Improve transparency of international markets through collection and analysis of energy data. n Support global collaboration on energy technology to secure future energy supplies and mitigate their environmental impact, including through improved energy efficiency and development and deployment of low-carbon technologies. OECD/IEA, 2010 International Energy Agency 9 rue de la Fdration

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Atrazine acts as an endocrine disrupter by inhibiting cAMP-specific phosphodiesterase-4  

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Atrazine, one of the most commonly used herbicides worldwide, acts as an endocrine disruptor, but the mechanism of its action has not been characterized. In this study, we show that atrazine rapidly increases cAMP levels in cultured rat pituitary and testicular Leydig cells in a concentration-dependent manner, but less effectively than 3-isobutyl-1-methylxanthine, a competitive non-specific inhibitor of phosphodiesterases (PDEs). In forskolin (an activator of adenylyl cyclase)- and probenecid (an inhibitor of cyclic nucleotide transporters)-treated cells, but not in 3-isobutyl-1-methylxanthine-treated cells, atrazine further increased cAMP levels, indicating that inhibition of PDEs accounts for accumulation of cAMP. In contrast to cAMP, atrazine did not alter cGMP levels, further indicating that it inhibits cAMP-specific PDEs. Atrazine-induced changes in cAMP levels were sufficient to stimulate prolactin release in pituitary cells and androgen production in Leydig cells, indicating that it acts as an endocrine disrupter both in cells that secrete by exocytosis of prestored hormones and in cells that secrete by de novo hormone synthesis. Rolipram abolished the stimulatory effect of atrazine on cAMP release in both cell types, suggesting that it acts as an inhibitor of PDE4s, isoforms whose mRNA transcripts dominate in pituitary and Leydig cells together with mRNA for PDE8A. In contrast, immortalized lacto-somatotrophs showed low expression of these mRNA transcripts and several fold higher cAMP levels compared to normal pituitary cells, and atrazine was unable to further increase cAMP levels. These results indicate that atrazine acts as a general endocrine disrupter by inhibiting cAMP-specific PDE4s. -- Highlights: ? Atrazine stimulates cAMP accumulation in pituitary and Leydig cells. ? Atrazine also stimulates PRL and androgens secretion. ? Stimulatory effects of atrazine were abolished in cells with IBMX-inhibited PDEs. ? Atrazine specificity toward cAMP-specific PDEs was indicated by no changes in cGMP. ? Rolipram, a specific PDE4 inhibitor, also prevents stimulatory effects of atrazine. ? Atrazine acts as an endocrine disrupter by inhibiting cAMP-specific PDE4.

Kucka, Marek [Section on Cellular Signaling, Program in Developmental Neuroscience, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD (United States)] [Section on Cellular Signaling, Program in Developmental Neuroscience, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD (United States); Pogrmic-Majkic, Kristina; Fa, Svetlana [Laboratory for Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology and Ecology, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, 21000 Novi Sad (Serbia)] [Laboratory for Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology and Ecology, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, 21000 Novi Sad (Serbia); Stojilkovic, Stanko S. [Section on Cellular Signaling, Program in Developmental Neuroscience, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD (United States)] [Section on Cellular Signaling, Program in Developmental Neuroscience, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD (United States); Kovacevic, Radmila, E-mail: radmila.kovacevic@dbe.uns.ac.rs [Laboratory for Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology and Ecology, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, 21000 Novi Sad (Serbia)] [Laboratory for Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology and Ecology, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, 21000 Novi Sad (Serbia)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

495

General Physiology  

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... 1924, it still led the field. This fifth edition shows changes in format, in ambit and approach, so marked that even the publishers seem uncertain as to the author. ... of Cardiac Muscle" and on "Electrical Activity in Smooth Muscle". He stresses functional energy in metazoa and particularly in the integrated vertebrate. He is therefore most informing when ...

A. ST. G. HUGGETT

1960-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

496

Generalized coherent states  

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In the coherent state of the harmonic oscillator, the probability density is that of the ground state subjected to an oscillation along a classical trajectory. Senitzky and others pointed out that there are states of the harmonic oscillator corresponding to an identical oscillatory displacement of the probability density of any energy eigenstate. These generalizations of the coherent state are rarely discussed, yet they furnish an interesting set of quantum states of light that combine features of number states and coherent states. Here we give an elementary account of the quantum optics of generalized coherent states.

T. G. Philbin

2013-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Massive Pellet and Rupture Disk Testing for Disruption Mitigation Applications  

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Injection of massive quantities of noble gases or D2 has proven to be effective at mitigating some of the deleterious effects of disruptions in tokamaks. Two alternative methods that might offer some advantages over the present technique for massive gas injection are shattering massive pellets and employing close-coupled rupture disks. Laboratory testing has been carried out to evaluate their feasibility. For the study of massive pellets, a pipe gun pellet injector cooled with a cryogenic refrigerator was fitted with a relatively large barrel (16.5 mm bore), and D2 and Ne pellets were made and were accelerated to speeds of ~600 and 300 m/s, respectively. Based on the successful proof-of-principle testing with the injector and a special double-impact target to shatter pellets, a similar system has been prepared and installed on DIII-D and should be ready for experiments later this year. To study the applicability of rupture disks for disruption mitigation, a simple test apparatus was assembled in the lab. Commercially available rupture disks of 1 in. nominal diameter were tested at conditions relevant for the application on tokamaks, including tests with Ar and He gases and rupture pressures of ~54 bar. Some technical and practical issues of implementing this technique on a tokamak are discussed.

Combs, Stephen Kirk [ORNL] [ORNL; Meitner, Steven J [ORNL] [ORNL; Baylor, Larry R [ORNL] [ORNL; Caughman, John B [ORNL] [ORNL; Commaux, Nicolas JC [ORNL] [ORNL; Fehling, Dan T [ORNL] [ORNL; Foust, Charles R [ORNL] [ORNL; Jernigan, Thomas C [ORNL] [ORNL; McGill, James M [ORNL] [ORNL; Parks, P. B. [General Atomics] [General Atomics; Rasmussen, David A [ORNL] [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plasma-surface interactions during tokamak disruptions and rapid shutdowns  

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Recent progress in understanding of disruptions and in developing methods to avoid