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Customer Forum  

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Forum Energy Imbalance Market Meetings Customer Comments Generator Interconnection Reform Implementation Meetings Customer Comments Network Integration Transmission Service (NT...

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Customer Comments  

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Improvement (CBPI) Customer Forum Energy Imbalance Market Generator Interconnection Reform Implementation Meetings Customer Comments Network Integration Transmission Service (NT...

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Customer Involvement  

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Forum Energy Imbalance Market Meetings Customer Comments Generator Interconnection Reform Implementation Meetings Customer Comments Network Integration Transmission Service (NT...

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DSW customers  

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

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Customer Comments  

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Improvement (CBPI) Customer Forum Energy Imbalance Market Generator Interconnection Reform Implementation Network Integration Transmission Service (NT Service) Network Open...

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Customer Comments  

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Forum Energy Imbalance Market Meetings Customer Comments Generator Interconnection Reform Implementation Network Integration Transmission Service (NT Service) Network Open...

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CRSP Customers  

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

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Custom Projects  

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and Incentive Payment - The ESIP works with utility, industry, and BPA to complete the measurement and verification, reporting and development of a custom project completion...

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Green Button Giving Millions of Americans Better Handle on Energy Costs |  

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

Giving Millions of Americans Better Handle on Energy Giving Millions of Americans Better Handle on Energy Costs Green Button Giving Millions of Americans Better Handle on Energy Costs March 22, 2012 - 1:14pm Addthis Image courtesy of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Image courtesy of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. John P. Holdren and Nancy Sutley What does this project do? Green Button provides millions of utility customers with easy access to a downloadable copy of their electricity usage data. This article is cross posted from the White House. More information about Apps for Energy, the Energy Department's software development competition, is here. On that page, you can submit app ideas and sign up for competition news and announcements. This afternoon President Obama is visiting Ohio State University to

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Easy Gardening: Radishes  

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This publication gives basic cultural information on growing radishes, a cool-season crop. Topics include site selection, soil preparation and fertilizing, varieties, planting, care during the season, harvesting, insects, diseases, and cleanup....

Masabni, Joseph

2009-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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How to Give | Department of Energy  

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

How to Give How to Give How to Give The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest and most successful workplace charitable giving drive in the world, and it offers Federal employees the opportunity to donate to over 4,400 local, national, or international charities. Find approved charities that you believe in by using the CFC search tool or by downloading the 2013 Catalog of Caring. This year, the DOE encourages you to join in this effort so that we can give together. As the CFC enters its sixth decade of giving, it is more important than ever to join together and provide aid to those in need. DOE particularly encourages eGiving--it is quick, easy, and secure. You can make an electronic donation through the CFC eGive page with the option of contributing by credit/debit card, electronic check, or payroll deduction.

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Four seasons of giving  

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Kurt's Column Kurt's Column Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit Four seasons of giving We value a culture of giving and appreciate our employees' on-going volunteerism throughout Northern New Mexico and even nationwide. January 1, 2013 dummy image Read our archives. Contacts Editor Linda Anderman Email Community Programs Office Kurt Steinhaus Email We value a culture of giving and appreciate our employees' on-going volunteerism throughout Northern New Mexico and even nationwide. So, as the Lab, its employees, and retirees wrap up this year's season, I'm happy to say this is not our only time of giving. Programs such as our Science Education Community Service Time efforts mean that whenever school is in

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CPD Event: Teaching day gives new perspectives  

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CPD Event: Teaching day gives new perspectives Workshop: IOP network devolops its ideas Conference: Conference offers much to teachers Event: Physics is made easy in Liverpool Communication: IOSTE debates the complexities of STE Conference: Teaching event excites in Exeter Meeting Invitation: Wales physics meeting invites bookings CPD Event: Science teachers get hands on with development Research: Conference highlights liquid crytstal research in teaching Education: Teachers give positive feedback Science Fair: Science fair brings physics to students Teaching: Conference explores trends in teaching Forthcoming events

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T-Mobile makes access to Internet services and applications easy with widgets in new release of web'n'walk  

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T-Mobile makes access to Internet services and applications easy with widgets in new release of web'n'walk Feb 17, 2009 T-Mobile brings its customers even closer to the Internet with its new re-lease of web, making it easy to stay up to date. "T-Mobile is striving towards offering its customers the best Internet

Deutschmann, Rainer

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APPA Customer Connections Conference  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

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

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Customers in UGP  

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

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Rocky Mountain Customers  

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

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Dear Customer/Stakeholder,  

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1132014 Subject: BPA Post-2011 Energy Efficiency Review Update 4 - Material for January 16 meeting and Proposed Schedule for Workgroups and Meetings Dear CustomerStakeholder,...

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Lab transitions employee giving campaigns  

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Lab transitions employee giving campaigns Lab transitions employee giving campaigns Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit Lab transitions employee giving campaigns This year's theme: "I Give Because..." November 1, 2013 Employee Giving Logo The theme for this year's employee giving campaigns Contact Community Programs Office Director Kurt Steinhaus Email Editor Linda Anderman Email During the past seven years contributions to the Lab's annual employee giving campaign have risen by 370 percent and hopes to surpass the $3.1 million amount collected last year. As in past years, that amount includes a $1 million dollar match from the Lab's manager, Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS). The funds support nonprofits within the region and

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Customization for tool design  

SciTech Connect

ICEMDDN capabilities have been adapted to the specific needs of the tool designer for creation of tool and gage designs. A customized graphic system allows the designer to concentrate on the design task, not on the mechanics of the graphs system. Prerequisites of customization include management support, user acceptance, user contributions, CAD/CAM operations support and cooperation from Control Data Corporation. Benefits from customization included a measurable increase in design production, better completion schedules, high quality drawings with better accuracy, and job satisfaction from participation in system development and improvement.

Michaelson, B.

1985-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Los Alamos Employee Giving Campaign  

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2.022 million to the United Way and other eligible nonprofit programs. giving thermometer showing 2014 donations Los Alamos National Security, LLC, which manages and...

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT Customer Service Representative II  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

: The University Benefit Programs Customer Service Unit is responsible for providing counseling, financial Open Enrollment function on a systemwide basis. Under the general direction of a Customer Service Unit and statistical studies using a variety of formats #12;for easy interpretation and use. Strong verbal

Nguyen, Danh

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Childhood Customs and Superstitions  

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

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RTP Customer Demand Response  

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This paper provides new evidence on customer demand response to hourly pricing from the largest and...real-time pricing...(RTP) program in the United States. RTP creates value by inducing load reductions at times...

Steven Braithwait; Michael OSheasy

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESEARCH & INNOVATION OFFICE EASY ACCESS IP  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

RESEARCH & INNOVATION OFFICE EASY ACCESS IP AN INTRODUCTION FOR INDUSTRY PARTNERS FEBRUARY 2014 #12 to economic, environmental and social benefits. We believe there are some significant benefits to Easy Access, design and innovation Simple template license agreements means no lengthy and expensive negotiations

University of Technology, Sydney

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Why Give? | Department of Energy  

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

Why Give? Why Give? Why Give? This 2012 CFCNCA Campaign Video describes the impact that federal employees have every year by donations through the CFCNCA. Compassion of Individuals. Power of Community. The Combined Federal Campaign is the only authorized workplace charitable giving drive for employees in the Federal workplace. Established by Executive Order in 1961, it continues to be the largest and most successful workplace fundraising model in the world. Over the years, the CFC has become a powerful way to help neighbors in need around the corner, across the nation and throughout the world. The CFCNCA serves a broad spectrum of local, national and international causes, including: Arts, Culture, and Humanities Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief Educational Institutions & Related Activities Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics

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Annual Employee Giving campaign underway  

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Employee Giving Campaign Underway Employee Giving Campaign Underway Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit Annual Employee Giving campaign underway Some organizations are already holding special events and other fundraisers to help this campaign to be as robust as possible. November 1, 2012 dummy image Read our archives Contacts Editor Linda Anderman Email Community Programs Office Kurt Steinhaus Email So far, more than $670,000 has been raised. The Lab's annual giving campaign will run for another two weeks, and some changes we're making to it may help offset the almost 10 percent decrease in the number of LANL employees due to a voluntary separation that took place earlier this year. One of those changes is that Los Alamos National

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Customer Service Plan  

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

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NASA Customer Satisfaction Survey  

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

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Customer-Focused Deployment  

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

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Easy and inexpensive demonstration of light interference  

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Interference of scattered light is easy and inexpensive to observe using a flashlight mirror and talcum powder. Using this phenomenon the thickness of plastic wrap was measured using a light emitting diode point source.

Charles A. Sawicki

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Library Services Customer Charter  

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Library Services Customer Charter Our commitment to you is to: · ensure your needs are the focus you informed of progress. To help us achieve this we ask you to: · treat your fellow users and library staff with respect and courtesy · carry your College ID or Library membership card in order to access

Applebaum, David

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Corporate Giving | ornl.net  

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Corporate Giving Corporate Giving Mission Statement UT-Battelle and Oak Ridge National Laboratory strive to be viewed by our neighbors as a highly valued partner in the Oak Ridge region. Corporate Outreach Priorities UT-Battelle is committed to providing a substantial portion of the company's annual corporate fee for outreach initiatives. Approximately one-half of outreach funds are allocated to initiatives designed to support science and math education; approximately one-third are earmarked for initiatives to generate economic development. The remaining corporate outreach funds are designated for various civic, cultural and public awareness activities. Legacy Investments Priority consideration for UT-Battelle contributions is given to "legacy investments" that provide tangible, lasting benefits to the region.

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Easy preparation of a large-size random gene mutagenesis library in Escherichia coli  

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Easy preparation of a large-size random gene mutagenesis library in Easy preparation of a large-size random gene mutagenesis library in Escherichia coli Chun You, Y.-H. Percival Zhang PII: S0003-2697(12)00291-6 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ab.2012.05.022 Reference: YABIO 10976 To appear in: Analytical Biochemistry Received Date: 27 April 2012 Revised Date: 21 May 2012 Accepted Date: 22 May 2012 Please cite this article as: C. You, Y.-H. Percival Zhang, Easy preparation of a large-size random gene mutagenesis library in Escherichia coli, Analytical Biochemistry (2012), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ab.2012.05.022 This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. As a service to our customers we are providing this early version of the manuscript. The manuscript will undergo copyediting, typesetting, and

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Customer Acquisition | Department of Energy  

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child looking at a silver box on the outside of a home. Customer acquisition costs in the solar energy industry include marketing efforts to reach potential customers and salary...

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Spectra/Por Easy-to-Use  

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Spectra/Por® Easy-to-Use Dialysis Membrane Products Micro DispoDialyzer® Float-A-Lyzer® DispoDialyzer® A Dialysis Device for Ultra Micro Volume Samples The Micro DispoDialyzer was developed for efficiently dia ratio for a faster dialysis rate. Spectra/Por MicroDispoDialyzer is packaged wet individu- ally in 0

Lebendiker, Mario

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Energy Research Made Easy Our Mission  

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Energy Research Made Easy Our Mission To advance environmental and economic well-being by providing unmatched energy services, products, education and information based on world-class research. Overview Our staff of approximately 100 people (energy engineers, energy specialists, technical experts, soft- ware

Collins, Gary S.

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Program Generation Considered Easy Invited Talk  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Program Generation Considered Easy Invited Talk Sam Kamin* Computer Science Department University program generators using the simple model of programs as text. The essence of this approach is its lack, in finding a willing audience for program generation among working programmers. Jumbo is a system

Kamin, Sam

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Easy Carbon Consultancy Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Easy Carbon Consultancy Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: Easy Carbon Consultancy Co Ltd Place: Chaoyang District, Beijing Municipality, China Zip: 100022 Sector: Carbon...

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Easy Access to Energy Improvement Funds  

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EASY ACCESS TO ENERGY IMPROVEMENT EASY ACCESS TO ENERGY IMPROVEMENT FUNDS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR Are you postponing the installation of energy efficiency projects because the money is not in your current budget? Do you find yourself weighing the benefits of installing energy efficiency equipment today against the hassles and expense of requesting new or additional debt? Are energy efficiency projects being delayed because you are understaffed? If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, you will be happy to know there are several simple, fast, legal, and well-tested financing alternatives that may address your concerns. In the public sector, two of the most popular mechanisms for financing energy efficiency projects are performance contracts and tax- exempt lease-purchase agreements. A

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Planar graphical models which are easy  

SciTech Connect

We describe a rich family of binary variables statistical mechanics models on planar graphs which are equivalent to Gaussian Grassmann Graphical models (free fermions). Calculation of partition function (weighted counting) in the models is easy (of polynomial complexity) as reduced to evaluation of determinants of matrixes linear in the number of variables. In particular, this family of models covers Holographic Algorithms of Valiant and extends on the Gauge Transformations discussed in our previous works.

Chertkov, Michael [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Chernyak, Vladimir [WAYNE STATE UNIV

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control of Customer Property  

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

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'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings | Department of  

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

'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings 'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings 'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings November 27, 2013 - 10:00am Addthis Giving energy-efficient gifts is an easy way to save money and energy year-round. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/nano Giving energy-efficient gifts is an easy way to save money and energy year-round. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/nano Christina Stowers Communications Specialist in the Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program How can I participate? Choose ENERGY STAR-certified products when picking out electronics for presents. The catchy advertising jingles are back, sale signs are in every window, and a man with a white beard, hearty laugh, and a stomach that shakes like a bowl full of jelly is sitting at every mall across the country. It's

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'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings | Department of  

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

'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings 'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings 'Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings November 27, 2013 - 10:00am Addthis Giving energy-efficient gifts is an easy way to save money and energy year-round. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/nano Giving energy-efficient gifts is an easy way to save money and energy year-round. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/nano Christina Stowers Communications Specialist in the Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program How can I participate? Choose ENERGY STAR-certified products when picking out electronics for presents. The catchy advertising jingles are back, sale signs are in every window, and a man with a white beard, hearty laugh, and a stomach that shakes like a bowl full of jelly is sitting at every mall across the country. It's

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Teacher Resource Center: Customized Workshops  

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

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SPPR Project Customer Comments Summary  

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The following entities have provided comments on the SPPR Project as proposed by Western in the October 6, 2010 customer meeting. Colorado River Commission of Nevada...

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Customer Service Reliability Program Specialist  

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

This position is located in Transmission Services Planning and Asset Management, in the Customer Service Engineering (TPC) organization. A successful candidate in this position will be a...

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New record for employee giving campaign  

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for employee giving campaign The Lab's annual employee giving campaign broke two records this year. January 1, 2013 dummy image Read our archives Contacts Editor Linda...

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2013 Customer Meeting Handouts  

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

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Residential Energy Efficiency Customer Service Best Practices...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Residential Energy Efficiency Customer Service Best Practices Peer Exchange Call Residential Energy Efficiency Customer Service Best Practices Peer Exchange Call January 22, 2015...

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BILL GATES, AIDS GIVING, AND TAX REBATES  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

BILL GATES, AIDS GIVING, AND TAX REBATES ... Gates Foundation's support for global health inspires ideas on how to spend the tax rebate ...

PAMELA S. ZURER

2001-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Smarter Meters Help Customers Budget Electric Service Costs  

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

Tri-State Smart Grid Investment Grant Tri-State Smart Grid Investment Grant 1 Tri-State's service area includes parts of Fannin County, Georgia; Polk County, Tennessee; and Cherokee County, North Carolina. Smarter Meters Help Customers Budget Electric Service Costs Tri-State Electric Membership Cooperative (Tri-State) is a distribution rural electric cooperative that primarily serves more than 12,000 rural customers, many of whom have low-incomes living at or near poverty level across a multi-state region (see map). Under their smart grid project, Tri-State has replaced conventional electromechanical meters with solid-state smart meters and implemented advanced electricity service programs in order to give customers greater control over their energy use and costs.

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Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light | Department of Energy  

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

Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light September 21, 2011 - 3:58pm Addthis Smart grid technology installations provided not only new work, but new customers for Narrows Electric owner Gary Miklethun, far l., and his team, from l. to r., Ken Dehart, Rodney Thomas and Dave Brosie. Smart grid technology installations provided not only new work, but new customers for Narrows Electric owner Gary Miklethun, far l., and his team, from l. to r., Ken Dehart, Rodney Thomas and Dave Brosie. Liisa O'Neill Liisa O'Neill Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "New technology opens doors for all sorts of trades really -- somebody's got to install it and wire it up." Gary Miklethun, Owner of Narrows Electric

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Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light | Department of Energy  

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

Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light Smart Grid Technology Gives Small Business New Light September 21, 2011 - 3:58pm Addthis Smart grid technology installations provided not only new work, but new customers for Narrows Electric owner Gary Miklethun, far l., and his team, from l. to r., Ken Dehart, Rodney Thomas and Dave Brosie. Smart grid technology installations provided not only new work, but new customers for Narrows Electric owner Gary Miklethun, far l., and his team, from l. to r., Ken Dehart, Rodney Thomas and Dave Brosie. Liisa O'Neill Liisa O'Neill Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "New technology opens doors for all sorts of trades really -- somebody's got to install it and wire it up." Gary Miklethun, Owner of Narrows Electric

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Easy EnergyPlus  

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Easy EnergyPlus Easy EnergyPlus Easy EnergyPlus is a Chinese language interface for EnergyPlus that is being developed by the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University in China. The beta version of Easy EnergyPlus can accept input data required by EnergyPlus and run a simulation with the EnergyPlus engine. Nearly all of the interface is in Chinese, including menus, toolbars, labels, and lists. Entering input data in Chinese characters is also supported. The interface also lists the common construction materials in the Chinese market and allows the selection of popular HVAC systems in China. Easy EnergyPlus was created to acquaint more Chinese people with EnergyPlus and help improve energy consumption calculation and analysis in China. Easy EnergyPlus is currently only compatible with EnergyPlus version

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: EASY: Whole House Energy Audit  

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EASY: Whole House Energy Audit EASY: Whole House Energy Audit EASY: Whole House Energy Audit logo. Allows auditors to visually draw plans for dwellings that are being audited. Users can place objects such as doors, windows, and other openings, and specify their attributes for calculations. EASY allows users to identify approved measures for specific objects that are included on the drawings. Once generated, the reports may be printed out or viewed on the screen. EASY has been developed to incorporate the latest in Windows technology and software design methodology in order to increase the ability for a lay person without extensive technical training to complete a complex audit with relative ease and with minimal training. EASY accounts for the varied climates, construction styles and building

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SunShot Initiative: Customer Acquisition  

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

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Assistant Vice President For Planned Giving  

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will possess a high degree of energy, creativity and initiative, and adhere to the highest ethical standardsAssistant Vice President For Planned Giving Purdue University's Development Office is looking President for Planned Giving reports to the Vice President for Development and sets the strategic direction

Fernández-Juricic, Esteban

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February 2, 2009 Dear Customer,  

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with IBM FileNet BPM. FileNet eForms FileNet eForms is a BPM-focused eForms offering. It offers a quick and easy way to create functional user experiences for FileNet BPM, and supports unique requirements such as: · User Interfaces for Rapid Application Development of a BPM user experiences · Supports

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Fast and Easy Sample Dialysis When downstream quality matters,  

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with Milli-Q water and equilibrate for 10 minutes 2. Remove water and weigh dialysis device 3. Add the sampleFast and Easy Sample Dialysis When downstream quality matters, make sure your upstream tools are the best #12;Fast and Easy Sample Dialysis for Buffer Exchange, Sample Desalting or Sample Concentration

Lebendiker, Mario

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MSTC - Microsystems Science, Technology, and Components - Custom  

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

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Does Foundation Giving Stimulate or Suppress Private Giving? Evidence from Canadian  

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Does Foundation Giving Stimulate or Suppress Private Giving? Evidence from Canadian Charities Iryna Kryvoruchko McMaster University February 27, 2012 Iryna Kryvoruchko (McMaster) Foundation and Private Giving? charitable organizations as providers of public goods Iryna Kryvoruchko (McMaster) Foundation and Private

Saskatchewan, University of

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SCE Responses to Customer Data Questions  

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

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

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Trustworthy Customer Services | Department of Energy  

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

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Custom Coolers: Order (2013-CE-5315)  

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

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Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?  

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Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers? Guojun He* andgovernment training and help, (4) fines and punishments, (5)

He, Goujun; Perloff, Jeffrey M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Our Tradition of Giving Western Bank  

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and friends. This key public space in the Grade II* listed Western Bank Library enables items fromOur Tradition of Giving Western Bank Library Exhibition Gallery The refurbishment of the Exhibition Bank Library 12 May 1959 The restoration and refurbishment of the Western Bank Library Exhibition

Greenlees, John

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Optimizing E-tailer Profits and Customer Savings: Pricing Multistage Customized Online Bundles  

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Online retailing provides an opportunity for new pricing options that are not feasible in traditional retail settings. This paper proposes an interactive, dynamic pricing strategy from the perspective of customized bundling to derive savings for customers ... Keywords: bundling, customer budget, customized bundle, e-tailing, multistage dynamic pricing, nonlinear mixed-integer programming, online retailing, reservation price

Yuanchun Jiang; Jennifer Shang; Chris F. Kemerer; Yezheng Liu

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neuronal Effects of the SpeechEasy Treatment for Stuttering  

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MEG imaging was used to localize brain regions activated during language processing in subjects who stutter with and without the use of the SpeechEasy device (compared to non-stuttering control subjects). This st...

S. M. Bowyer; J. Peacock; N. Tepley

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Easy Street (Smart Grid Project) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Easy Street (Smart Grid Project) Easy Street (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name Easy Street Country Netherlands Headquarters Location Breda, Netherlands Coordinates 51.574806°, 4.774816° 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":51.574806,"lon":4.774816,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Idaho Power - Easy Upgrades for Simple Retrofits Rebate Program |  

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

Idaho Power - Easy Upgrades for Simple Retrofits Rebate Program Idaho Power - Easy Upgrades for Simple Retrofits Rebate Program Idaho Power - Easy Upgrades for Simple Retrofits Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Construction Design & Remodeling Manufacturing Sealing Your Home Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Maximum Rebate Up to 100,000 per site per year. Program Info Funding Source Conservation Program Funding Charge State Oregon Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount A/C or Heat Pumps: $25-$100/ton Economizer Control Addition: $75/ton Air-Side Economizer Repair: $250 Evaporative Coolers: $100-$300/ton

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Cool Roofs: An Easy Upgrade | Department of Energy  

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Cool Roofs: An Easy Upgrade Cool Roofs: An Easy Upgrade Cool Roofs: An Easy Upgrade December 14, 2010 - 9:25am Addthis Cathy Zoi Former Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Dark roofs can be 50 degrees hotter than light roofs. Combined with dark roads and parking lots, dark roofs lead to the 'urban heat island' effect: cities tend to be 2-5 degrees hotter. A cooler roof means energy bills that are up to 10-15% lower because your air conditioner doesn't have to work as hard. Check out Google Earth - the 'view from above' of your favorite American city. And look at the roofs of the office buildings, warehouses, shopping centers, and even the homes. Most of them are probably pretty dark in color - and this means they heat up a lot when the weather is warm -

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Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off | Department of Energy  

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Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off March 21, 2012 - 12:07pm Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Spring is officially here, and many parts of the country have been enjoying spring-like weather for a few weeks already. I, for one, was ready for it, especially after enduring many a cold winter night in our drafty old row house in northwest Washington, D.C. With the warmer weather, I expect to see the upward pressure on our energy costs ease, but I don't expect our energy bill to drop a whole lot, because we ran a pretty energy-efficient ship this winter. Back in January, my housemates and I got serious about improving the air seal of our house. We hung a plastic sheet across the archway between our

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Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off | Department of Energy  

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Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off March 21, 2012 - 12:07pm Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Spring is officially here, and many parts of the country have been enjoying spring-like weather for a few weeks already. I, for one, was ready for it, especially after enduring many a cold winter night in our drafty old row house in northwest Washington, D.C. With the warmer weather, I expect to see the upward pressure on our energy costs ease, but I don't expect our energy bill to drop a whole lot, because we ran a pretty energy-efficient ship this winter. Back in January, my housemates and I got serious about improving the air seal of our house. We hung a plastic sheet across the archway between our

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Platform for a modern grid: customer engagement  

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stories engaging the customer when deploying new technologies in the nation's largest smart grid demonstration. Related Articles (by tag) NWPPA spotlights synchrophasors,...

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Utility Partnership Webinar Series: Industrial Customer Perspectives...  

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

Email: jredick@bcs-hq.com Presentations: http:www1.eere.energy.govindustryutilities A premier aerospace and defense company 3 An Industrial Customer Perspective on...

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Black Hills Power- Residential Customer Rebate Program  

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

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Towards Techniques for Easy-to-Read Web Content  

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Abstract Requirements for Easy-to-Read Web content can be derived from various sources. The requirements cover linguistic properties as well as aspects of presentation and interaction. This paper compares different approaches to check that the Web content is understandable. A major challenge is that many guidelines are language-dependent. We describe a method to extend the coverage of an existing author support tool across multiple languages and show how this can be a first step towards common Techniques for Easy-to-Read Web content.

Annika Nietzio; Daniel Naber; Christian Bhler

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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of price response (price elasticity of demand, substitutionprice elasticity of demand was used to characterize customer response,

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

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Is Knowledge Easy -or Impossible? Externalism as the Only Alternative  

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Chapter 4 Is Knowledge Easy - or Impossible? Externalism as the Only Alternative to Skepticism James Van Cleve (n a number of articles I have defended the idea that we may obtain knowledge theory that implies that we can have knowledge of the reliability of a faculty by using that very faculty

Fitelson, Branden

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Easy Ed: An Integration of Technologies for Multimedia Education1  

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Easy Ed: An Integration of Technologies for Multimedia Education1 G. Ahanger and T.D.C. Little, and Intranet, Toronto, Canada, November 1997. This work is supported in part by National Science Foundation.e., the capability of providing true multimedia information. To further benefit from multimedia technology, we need

Little, Thomas

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Price war with migrating customers Patrick Maille  

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Price war with migrating customers Patrick Maill´e TELECOM Bretagne 2, rue de la Ch^ataigneraie CS customers churn between providers due to better prices, better reputation or better services. We propose in this paper to study the price war between two providers in the case where users' decisions are modeled

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Definition: Customer Web Portal | Open Energy Information  

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

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Definition: Customer System Communications Network | Open Energy  

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

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W W W . Q I A G E N . C O M EasyXpressTM  

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Strep-Tactin Superflow 33 Troubleshooting Guide 35 Appendix A: Optimization of EasyXpress Small-ScaleJuly 2005 W W W . Q I A G E N . C O M EasyXpressTM Large-Scale Synthesis Handbook EasyXpress Protein Synthesis Mega Kit EasyXpress NMR Protein Synthesis Kits For large-scale production of proteins

Lebendiker, Mario

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Chapter 9 - Recognition is Easy; Recall is Hard  

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Abstract This chapter describes important differences between recognition and recall, mainly that recognition is easy for the human brain and recall is hard. It describes how recognition and recall work in the brain. Patterns of neural activity, which is what memories are, can be activated in two different ways: by more perceptions coming in from the senses and by other brain activity. The former is recognition; the latter is recall. It then discusses the resulting guidelines for user-interface design, with examples.

Jeff Johnson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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John Shalf Gives Talk at San Francisco High Performance Computing...  

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John Shalf Gives Talk at San Francisco High Performance Computing Meetup John Shalf Gives Talk at San Francisco High Performance Computing Meetup September 17, 2014 XBD200503 00083...

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Price-Responsive Load Among Mass-Market Customers  

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Mass-market customers are able to respond real-time pricing and other innovative rates. In fact, the technology available to mass-market customers and suppliers make these customers a unique component of a bal...

Daniel M. Violette

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Santee Cooper- Business Custom Rebate (South Carolina)  

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

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

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Nebraska Customized Job Training Advantage (Nebraska)  

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

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

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Will customer choice always lower costs?  

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Since competition may either increase or decrease electricity costs for individual customers, regulators need the authority and tools to determine whether retail competition will result in a lower or higher cost of electric service, and whether anti-competitive conduct can be detected. Today`s regulations of the electric industry generally allows only a single supplier to serve all retail customers within an exclusive service territory. Due to changes in technology, law, and in what might best be called philosophy, many large customers are now being joined by independent power producers, marketers and brokers in arguing that a multitude of suppliers should be allowed to compete to serve retail customers. Thus, a critical issue regulators and legislatures must address is whether or not to allow more than one supplier of electricity at the retail level. The primary economic rationale for permitting exclusive service territories and a single retail provider is the existence of a natural monopoly. The driving force for retail competition, on the other hand, is the perception that a less costly non-utility option is available for a number of customers. Conventional wisdom seems to see natural monopoly and lower-cost options for customers as mutually exclusive alternatives. That is, it is often thought that there can be no less costly alternative for any customer if a natural monopoly exists. Conversely, if there is a cheaper alternative for any customer, many see this as evidence that a natural monopoly no longer exists, and that free entry into the retail market should be allowed.

Corneli, S.B.

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Headquarters Procurement Services - Employee Customer Service  

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

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

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

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Estimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market Potential:Syracuse, NY ABSTRACT Demand response (DR) is increasinglyestimated. Introduction Demand response (DR) is increasingly

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

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Customer Service Plan | Department of Energy  

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

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Mobile Customer Relationship Management: a communication perspective  

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Although communication has been investigated within relationship-oriented contexts, studies concerning communication within Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are scarce, especially when customer relationships are managed with the aid of the mobile medium. The purpose of this study is to increase general understanding of communication within the mobile context, in which the communicating parties are connected through the mobile medium. The authors present a model of the communication process within the mobile context based on a case study. The main results of the study indicate that the communication process within the mobile context differs significantly from the process through traditional channels.

Jaakko Sinisalo; Heikki Karjaluoto

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Table 20. Coal Imports by Customs District  

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

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

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Ubiquitous Computing, Customer Tracking, and Price Discrimination  

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Ubiquitous Computing, Customer Tracking, and Price Discrimination Alessandro Acquisti H. John Heinz's analysis is the possibility of combining context, historical, location and other personal data to dynamically alter the price of a product for each consumer - a form of price discrimination also known

Sadeh, Norman M.

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.NET gadgeteer: a platform for custom devices  

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.NET Gadgeteer is a new platform conceived to make it easier to design and build custom electronic devices and systems for a range of ubiquitous and mobile computing scenarios. It consists of three main elements: solder-less modular electronic hardware; ...

Nicolas Villar; James Scott; Steve Hodges; Kerry Hammil; Colin Miller

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Combined Federal Campaign: Scoring a Touchdown in Giving | Department  

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

The Combined Federal Campaign: Scoring a Touchdown in Giving The Combined Federal Campaign: Scoring a Touchdown in Giving The Combined Federal Campaign: Scoring a Touchdown in Giving October 6, 2010 - 1:55pm Addthis Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director It has been said that Federal employees are big-hearted people. We could not agree more, and nothing demonstrates that caring spirit year after year better than the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the Federal government's annual giving drive. Today Department of Energy employees kicked off the CFC, themed "Scoring a Touchdown in Giving," with a goal to raise $1,446,220.00 as a Department. I just wrapped up mc'ing our kick-off event in front of a packed auditorium at DOE headquarters, and listening to inspiring stories to help DOE get in the game of CFC giving. Employees heard from Secretary

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Neutron Sciences Staff Give Back, Teach US Particle Accelerator...  

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Neutron Sciences Staff Give Back, Teach US Particle Accelerator School Courses Katie Bethea - March 13, 2014 Neutron Science Directorate staff hosted students from the US Particle...

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Drug representatives: Giving you lunch or stealing your soul?  

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faculty and the pharmaceutical industry: one medicalPhysicians and the pharmaceutical industry: is a gift everof the ethics of pharmaceutical industry gift-giving. Am J

Higgins, Steven P

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Services Handbook, 2010, Office of Administration  

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

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

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Choosing a Thesis Advisor and a Postdoctoral Position Giving Talks  

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athematics A Vignette Choosing a Thesis Advisor and a Postdoctoral Position Giving Talks Joining. is not enough! #12;athematics A Vignette Choosing a Thesis Advisor and a Postdoctoral Position Giving Talks Joining Professional Organizations Outline 1 A Vignette 2 Choosing a Thesis Advisor and a Postdoctoral

Miller, Peter D.

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Lower Oil Prices: A Reason to Give Thanks GENE EPSTEIN  

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Lower Oil Prices: A Reason to Give Thanks By GENE EPSTEIN Nov. 29, 2014 1:31 a.m. ET I give thanks thanks for an oil price that fell below $70 a barrel Friday, mainly because it bodes well for general early this year ("Here Comes $75 Oil," March 31). Amy Jaffe, executive director of energy

California at Davis, University of

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Customer and retailer rebates under risk aversion  

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In a supply chain setting, we analyze a manufacturer's customer and retailer rebates, which are sales incentives offered to the end buyers and retailers, respectively. The performance of both rebates is influenced by the retailer's objective and response to the promotion due to his intermediary position in the channel. Earlier studies investigating rebates in distribution channels have traditionally assumed that the retailer is risk neutral with the objective of maximizing expected profits. In our paper, we consider a risk-averse retailer. We formally model risk aversion by adopting the Conditional-Value-at-Risk (CVaR) decision criterion. Using a stochastic and (effective) price dependent demand, we analyze the manufacturer's rebate amount decisions and the retailer's joint inventory and pricing decisions in a game theoretical framework. We provide several structural properties of the objective functions and show monotonicity of the retailer's decisions in the degree of risk aversion. For the case of retailer rebates, we characterize the unique equilibrium, and for the case of customer rebates, we prove the existence of an equilibrium. Using numerical examples, we provide further insights on the impact of risk aversion. For example, given an exogenous wholesale price, we observe a threshold value on the retailer's risk-aversion parameter below (above) which the manufacturer is better off with retailer rebates (customer rebates); implying that the manufacturer's preferred rebate type can be different depending on whether the retailer is risk neutral or sufficiently risk averse.

Ozgun Caliskan-Demirag; Youhua (Frank) Chen; Jianbin Li

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom...  

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Sterling Brook Custom Homes, Double Oak, TX DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom Homes, Double Oak, TX Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Double...

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Exploring customer perceived value in mobile phone services  

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The purpose of this study is to identify perceived values in mobile phone services, and further explore the relationships among perceived value, customer satisfaction, and customer loyalty. A mediated regression analysis was used and 218 savvy mobile ...

Yung-Shen Yen

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hidden Markov models and their applications to customer relationship management  

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......customer relationship management. Numerical examples...customer relationship management. In marketing research...hk IMA Journal of Management Mathematics Vol. 15...K. CHING ET AL. science (Koski, 2001), engineering...dynamic programming approach for the computation......

Wai-Ki Ching; Michael K. Ng; Ka-Kuen Wong

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis Techniques for Semi-Custom Dynamically Reconfigurable Superscalar Processors  

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often disregarded assessment for partial reconfiguration. Common reconfigurable computing approaches today attempt to create custom circuitry in static co-processor accelerators. We instead focused on a new approach that synthesized semi-custom general...

Ortiz, Jorge

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Bank Customers' Channel Preferences for Requesting Account Balances  

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Electronic applications in banking have enhanced customers' ability to control the balances and latest transactions of their bank accounts. Many banks today offer this service also via mobile channel further improving customers' capability to use the ...

Tommi Laukkanen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Segmenting bank customers by resistance to mobile banking  

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The objective of the study is to explore bank customers' varying reasons for resisting mobile banking services. Before being adopted, all innovations face various types of resistance that may paralyse customers' desire to adopt an innovation. ...

Tommi Laukkanen; Suvi Sinkkonen; Pekka Laukkanen; Marke Kivijarvi

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Giving Back to Those Who Served | Department of Energy  

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Giving Back to Those Who Served Giving Back to Those Who Served Giving Back to Those Who Served November 10, 2010 - 6:58pm Addthis While we officially observe Veterans Day just once a year, we remember the service of those who have worn the uniform of the United States each and every day. Tomorrow, the Department of Energy honors those who serve, nearly 2,300 of which are DOE employees. A day dedicated to love of country, willingness to serve, and willingness to sacrifice for the common good of the Nation, it is appropriate that on this Veterans Day we look for ways we can serve others. The Department, along with the rest of the Federal government, is in the midst of the 2010 Combined Federal Campaign, a fundraising drive dedicated to giving back to those in need. We know why we give. We know how fortunate we are as Federal employees, and

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Giving Back to Those Who Served | Department of Energy  

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Giving Back to Those Who Served Giving Back to Those Who Served Giving Back to Those Who Served November 10, 2010 - 6:58pm Addthis While we officially observe Veterans Day just once a year, we remember the service of those who have worn the uniform of the United States each and every day. Tomorrow, the Department of Energy honors those who serve, nearly 2,300 of which are DOE employees. A day dedicated to love of country, willingness to serve, and willingness to sacrifice for the common good of the Nation, it is appropriate that on this Veterans Day we look for ways we can serve others. The Department, along with the rest of the Federal government, is in the midst of the 2010 Combined Federal Campaign, a fundraising drive dedicated to giving back to those in need. We know why we give. We know how fortunate we are as Federal employees, and

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Customer Order-Driven BOCR-Based Supplier Selection  

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This paper develops a novel approach to selecting the best supplier for meeting a specific customer order with regard to the benefits, opportunities, costs and risks (BOCR) dimensions. The impact of the customer order attributes on the BOCR dimensions ... Keywords: Customer Order, Benefits, Opportunities, Costs and Risks (BOCR), Dimension Weighting, Multicriteria Decision Making (MCDM)

Chang Joo Yun; Chung-Hsing Yeh; Susan Bedingfield

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Utility Information to Calibrate Customer Demand Management Behavior Models  

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Using Utility Information to Calibrate Customer Demand Management Behavior Models Murat Fahrio ­ Madison Report PSerc 99­06 June 10, 1999 Abstract In times of stress customers can help a utility by means be optimized if the utility can estimate the outage or substitution costs of its customers. This report

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CUSTOM SYNTHESIS by TDC RESEARCH,Inc. To follow up on our conversation regarding TDC Research Custom Synthesis program  

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CUSTOM SYNTHESIS by TDC RESEARCH,Inc. To follow up on our conversation regarding TDC Research Custom Synthesis program: Here is a brief description of what we can/will do in the custom synthesis area will perform re-synthesis and scale up of any length for any compound up to 500 g. Occasionally we will do kilo

Hudlicky, Tomas

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NNSA Employees give back this holiday season | National Nuclear Security  

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Employees give back this holiday season | National Nuclear Security Employees give back this holiday season | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > NNSA Employees give back this holiday season NNSA Employees give back this holiday season Posted By Office of Public Affairs NNSA celebrates the contributions of the men and women working across the

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Physics Nobel winner David Gross gives public lecture at Jefferson...  

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Physics Nobel winner David Gross gives public lecture at Jefferson Lab on June 12 (Monday) June 6, 2006 David Gross David Gross, Nobel Prize recipient and lecturer David Gross,...

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SC-CH FACTS Customer Service  

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

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PPL Electric Utilities - Custom Energy Efficiency Program | Department of  

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

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

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

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Definition: Customer Electricity Use Optimization | Open Energy Information  

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

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

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

125

Using custom-designed VLSI fuzzy inferencing chips for the autonomous navigation of a mobile robot  

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Two types of computer boards including custom-designed VLSI fuzzy inferencing chips have been developed to add a qualitative reasoning capability to the real-time control of autonomous mobile robots. The design and operation of these boards are first described and an example of their use for the autonomous navigation of mobile robot is presented. The development of qualitative reasoning schemes emulating human-like navigation in apriori unknown environments is discussed. An approach using superposition of elemental sensor-based behaviors is shown to alloy easy development and testing of the inferencing rule base, while providing for progressive addition of behaviors to resolve situations of increasing complexity. The efficiency of such schemes, which can consist of as little as a dozen qualitative rules, is illustrated in experiments involving an autonomous mobile robot navigating on the basis of very sparse and inaccurate sensor data. 17 refs., 6 figs.

Pin, F.G.; Pattay, R.S. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)); Watanabe, Hiroyuki; Symon, J. (North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC (United States). Dept. of Computer Science)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Giving Back Through Our Talented STEM Professionals | Department of Energy  

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Giving Back Through Our Talented STEM Professionals Giving Back Through Our Talented STEM Professionals Giving Back Through Our Talented STEM Professionals January 17, 2014 - 4:51pm Addthis Events like Argonne National Laboratory's annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day are produced with the volunteer support of the Department of Energy's STEM professionals. Above, Director Dot Harris visits the event in 2013. Events like Argonne National Laboratory's annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day are produced with the volunteer support of the Department of Energy's STEM professionals. Above, Director Dot Harris visits the event in 2013. Andre H. Sayles, Ph.D. Andre H. Sayles, Ph.D. Principal Deputy Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Minority Business and Economic

127

Grandson of Enola Gay pilot gives 70th anniversary lecture  

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Grandson of Enola Gay pilot gives lecture Grandson of Enola Gay pilot gives lecture Grandson of Enola Gay pilot gives 70th anniversary lecture Col. Paul Tibbets IV, grandson of Enola Gay pilot Paul W. Tibbets Jr., talks about his grandfather and his experiences as a U.S. Air Force pilot flying B-1 and B-2 bombers. April 3, 2013 Col. Paul Tibbets IV, right, sits in the cockpit of "Fifi," a B-29 bomber, with his grandfather and Enola Gay pilot Paul W. Tibbets Jr., in this October 1998 photo taken in Midland, Texas. Col. Paul Tibbets IV, right, sits in the cockpit of "Fifi," a B-29 bomber, with his grandfather and Enola Gay pilot Paul W. Tibbets Jr., in this October 1998 photo taken in Midland, Texas. Contact Steve Sandoval Communications Office (505) 665-9206 Email Paul Tibbets IV is commander of the Air Force Inspection Agency at Kirtland

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Solar Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost | Department of Energy  

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Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost Solar Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost September 14, 2010 - 6:24pm Addthis Efficient Energy of Tennessee installs panels at a 1-MW solar farm outside Knoxville in July. | Photo by Harvey Abouelata and courtesy of Efficient Energy of Tennessee Efficient Energy of Tennessee installs panels at a 1-MW solar farm outside Knoxville in July. | Photo by Harvey Abouelata and courtesy of Efficient Energy of Tennessee Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Outside Knoxville, Tenn., a new construction project began raising eyebrows in May. The project was clearly visible from cars on the nearby Andrew Johnson Highway, but passers-by had no idea what to make of it at first, according to Robbie Thomas, president of Efficient Energy of Tennessee, a

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Business, Government and Tech Leaders Give the Full Perspective |  

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Business, Government and Tech Leaders Give the Full Perspective Business, Government and Tech Leaders Give the Full Perspective Business, Government and Tech Leaders Give the Full Perspective February 24, 2012 - 4:45pm Addthis Secretary of Energy Steven Chu speaking at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. | Energy Department file photo. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu speaking at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. | Energy Department file photo. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs Check out the full conference program for more on the 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. When the third annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit convenes in Washington, DC, next week, key innovators from across the country and around the world will meet to share ideas for solving our greatest energy

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Internships Give Nuclear Technician Students Hands-on Experience |  

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Internships Give Nuclear Technician Students Hands-on Experience Internships Give Nuclear Technician Students Hands-on Experience Internships Give Nuclear Technician Students Hands-on Experience August 9, 2012 - 2:23pm Addthis Brandalin Barnes, left, is a nuclear technician student at Idaho State University's Energy Systems Technology and Education Center (ESTEC). Her summer internship at INL provided experience at the lab's operating nuclear facilities. Brandalin Barnes, left, is a nuclear technician student at Idaho State University's Energy Systems Technology and Education Center (ESTEC). Her summer internship at INL provided experience at the lab's operating nuclear facilities. Kortny Rolston INL Communications & Governmental Affairs Did You Know? Idaho National Laboratory partnered with Idaho State University and

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Emissions Technology Gives Company Clean Win as Energy Innovator |  

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Emissions Technology Gives Company Clean Win as Energy Innovator Emissions Technology Gives Company Clean Win as Energy Innovator Emissions Technology Gives Company Clean Win as Energy Innovator March 7, 2012 - 2:38pm Addthis Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How does this innovation work? A plasma reformer attached to the engine extracts hydrogen from the fuel. The device injects the hydrogen into the combustion process making the fuel burn more completely. A catalyst attached to the tailpipe cleans up 85 percent of remaining emissions. In just a few months, startup company Umpqua Energy will open its first manufacturing facility with 50 new employees producing an emission control system that can potentially reduce the emissions from vehicles by 90 percent. In a significant technological jump, the startup's system is scalable to

132

RECs: Tapping Into The Commercial Customer  

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

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Custom VLSI circuits for high energy physics  

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This article provides a brief guide to integrated circuits, including their design, fabrication, testing, radiation hardness, and packaging. It was requested by the Panel on Instrumentation, Innovation, and Development of the International Committee for Future Accelerators, as one of a series of articles on instrumentation for future experiments. Their original request emphasized a description of available custom circuits and a set of recommendations for future developments. That has been done, but while traps that stop charge in solid-state devices are well known, those that stop physicists trying to develop the devices are not. Several years spent dodging the former and developing the latter made clear the need for a beginner`s guide through the maze, and that is the main purpose of this text.

Parker, S. [Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States)

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Giving Opportunities in the Department of Physics & Astronomy  

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Giving Opportunities in the Department of Physics & Astronomy _______________________________________________________________________ The Department of Physics and Astronomy has established different accounts to help us maintain our standard and astronomy laboratories. They are named in honor of Dr. Robert Lide, who served on the physics faculty for 35

Dai, Pengcheng

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New Method Gives Precise Control in Air Conditioning  

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The Niagara "Controlled Humidity Method" is a new system of air conditioning giving complete control of temperature and relative humidity, holding constant conditions or varying them at the will of the user. ... A condition of 15 grains o f moisture per pound of air at 85 dcg. ...

1950-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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New Method Gives Precise Control in Air Conditioning  

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The Niagara "Controlled Humidity Method" is a new system of air conditioning giving complete control of temperature and relative humidity, holding constant conditions or varying them at the will of the user. ... A condition of 15 grains of moisture per pound of air at 85 deg. ...

1950-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Appendix B Sierra Nevada Region Customer Groups and Economic Regions  

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

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

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

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"2012 Non-Utility Power Producers- Customers"  

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

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Categorical Exclusion for U.S. Customs and Border  

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

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141

Evaluating Electric Vehicle Charging Impacts and Customer Charging...  

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Electric Vehicle Charging Impacts and Customer Charging Behaviors: Experiences from Six Smart Grid Investment Grant Projects (December 2014) Evaluating Electric Vehicle Charging...

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Strategies of Customer Relationship Profitability in Retail Banking.  

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?? The thesis aims to explore the strategies or tactics which make the retail banking profit from customer relationship. Through analyzing RR (relationship revenue) and (more)

Guo, Qingyu

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Industrial Customer Perspectives on Utility Energy Efficiency Programs  

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These presentations from ATK Aerospace Systems, Owens Corning, and Ingersoll Rand provide context for industrial customer perspectives on utility energy efficiency programs.

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Experiences from the Consumer Behavior Studies on Engaging Customers  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

development and use of: systems for notifying customers of pricing levels andor demand response (e.g., critical peak) events; information about how to manage consumption and...

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Responsive pricing for retail competition - a customer perspective  

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Market forces have motivated utility customers to institute a work process improvement program which has resulted in reorganizations, increased market focus, re-engineering and cost reductions. The market has also provided motivation to look for new and creative ways to work with customers and suppliers. Factors involved in competitive power sourcing strategies which play a role in customer decisions are discussed. Electricity users need efficient, flexible, customer-focused suppliers and a choice of competitively priced electrical service. Government and regulatory policy needs to support and encourgage competitive actions by utilities so that they can effectively participate in the evolving market.

Meade, D. [Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, NY (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Nevada Renewable Energy Application For Net Metering Customers...  

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Renewable Energy Application For Net Metering Customers Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Form: Nevada Renewable Energy Application For Net...

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An empirical analysis of customer satisfaction for Intranet marketing systems  

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We study the drivers of customer satisfaction for Intranet marketing application systems. Based on the existing literature on business value of information technology, we provide a framework to understand the drivers of overall customer satisfaction with Intranet solutions. Our analysis based on data collected from a survey of over thirty firms that use Intranet marketing applications indicates that customers perceive features that lower total cost of ownership and provide competitive benefits as critical drivers of overall customer satisfaction with the systems. The implications of our findings for providers of Intranet marketing services are discussed.

Mayuram S. Krishnan; Venkatram Ramaswamy

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis...  

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

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Snir gives keynote address at distributed computing conference | Argonne  

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Snir gives keynote address at distributed computing conference Snir gives keynote address at distributed computing conference August 14, 2013 Tweet EmailPrint Marc Snir, director of Argonne's Mathematics and Computer Science Division and Argonne Distinguished Fellow, delivered a keynote address at the joint PODC/SPAA symposium held in Montreal, Canada, July 22-24, 2013. The PODC (Principles of Distributed Computing) symposium was collocated this year with SPAA (Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures). Both annual conferences are sponsored by the Association for Computer Machinery. Snir's presentation, titled "Supercomputing: Technical Evolution and Programming Models," began with a description of punctuated equilibrium and three technological (r)evolutionary developments in high-performance

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RAPIDD Gives ALS Users a Faster Path to Beam Time  

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RAPIDD Gives ALS Users a Faster RAPIDD Gives ALS Users a Faster Path to Beam Time RAPIDD Gives ALS Users a Faster Path to Beam Time Print Monday, 28 October 2013 08:31 ALS users are invited to check out our web pages detailing our new RAPIDD proposal process. This combined process for Rapid Access Proposals, Industry, and Director's Discretion beam time accommodates users who require limited but rapid access to the ALS. Proposals may be submitted at any time. RAPIDD complements the existing six-month General User Proposal process, which remains the access mechanism of choice for users who require significant beam time for an extended program of research, or for those wanting to perform complex experiments involving setup or reorganization of equipment at a beamline. The ALS structural biology community has been using RAPIDD for a year, with 160 proposals receiving beam time in that period. As of July 2013, RAPIDD access was extended to beamlines 7.3.3 (SAXS/WAXS), 8.3.2 (microtomography) and 11.3.1 (small molecule crystallography) and to users from industrial groups.

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Now Available- Customer Participation in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned  

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The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released a new report titled "Customer Participation in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned." The report highlights the experiences of four Recovery Act Smart Grid Investment Grant projects with customer education and outreach efforts, which are key ingredients for Smart Grid success.

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Customer Participation in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned (September 2014)  

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Smart meters and customer system programs were deployed by 65 of the projects that received funding through the Recovery Act Smart Grid Investment Grants. This report features the experiences of four projects with customer education and outreach: Central Maine Power, Entergy New Orleans, Reliant Energy Retail Services, and Sioux Valley Energy.

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Airline price discrimination: A practice of yield management or customer  

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Airline price discrimination: A practice of yield management or customer profiling? Rasha H.h.j.dierckx@student.utwente.nl ABSTRACT Prices of airline tickets frequently change, which is traditionally caused by yield management as price discrimination practice. In more recent times however, customer information is easily obtainable

Twente, Universiteit

154

Product platform design and customization: Status and promise  

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

Timothy W. Simpson

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CUSTOMER COMMENTS ON COUNCIL'S DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING BPA'S FUTURE ROLE  

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1 CUSTOMER COMMENTS ON COUNCIL'S DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING BPA'S FUTURE ROLE INTRODUCTION These comments are submitted on behalf of BPA's customers in response to the draft recommendations released into the topic of BPA's future role, and look forward to continuing to work with the Council to successfully

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Measuring mobile banking customers' channel attribute preferences in service consumption  

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The purpose of the paper was to measure mobile banking customers' channel attribute preferences in two different banking services, namely request for account balance service and bill paying. An Internet survey was implemented and conjoint analysis ... Keywords: account balance, bills payment, conjoint analysis, consumer preferences, customer preferences, financial services, m-banking, m-services, mobile banking, mobile communications, mobile services

Tommi Laukkanen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agile Customer Engagement: a Longitudinal Qualitative Case Study  

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.e. a supplier of packaged software. Most published work on agile processes focus on single-customer development a plan-based development process to an evolutionary software development process. The agile method being Customer Engagement, Agile Process, Stakeholder Management, Process Transition. 1. INTRODUCTION Software

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GIS Programming and Customization GIS 6103 -Fall 2014  

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GIS Programming and Customization GIS 6103 - Fall 2014 School of Forest Resources & Conservation _________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 GIS 6103 - GIS Programming and Customization INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Hartwig Henry HOCHMAIR Assistant conference meeting. REQUIRED READINGS: - Amirian, P. (2013). Beginning ArcGIS for Desktop Development using

Watson, Craig A.

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Custom Spectral Shaping for EMI Reduction in Electronic Ballasts  

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modulating waveforms, for custom spectral shaping of the fundamental harmonic of electronic ballastsCustom Spectral Shaping for EMI Reduction in Electronic Ballasts Sandra Johnson, Yan Yin, Regan Zane Colorado Power Electronics Center University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder, Colorado 80309

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Definition: Customer Energy Management Device and System | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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

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Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and  

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

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

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Making the most of Responsive Electricity Customer. Energy Efficiency and  

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

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

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Dakota Electric Association - Commercial and Industrial Custom Energy Grant  

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

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

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Idaho Power - Large Commercial Custom Efficiency Program | Department of  

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

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Oppenheimer Gives Plan for World-Wide Atomic Research  

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Oppenheimer Gives Plan for World-Wide Atomic Research ... A PLAN for research and development of atomic energy depending upon close international cooperation and "complete and absolute openness" presented by J. Robert Oppenheimer to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission has been made public. ... In an effort to list the problems occurring in the field with relation to their urgency, importance, and difficulty, Dr. Oppenheimer enumerated six areas of development, attempting to indicate those which were likely to lead to benefits in the future. ...

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What Does the Sun Give Us? (5 Activities)  

K-12 Energy Lesson Plans and Activities Web site (EERE)

You may have realized that the sun gives off heat. It feels so good to feel the warm sun on our skin when we're cold! The sun has an amazing amount of heat and even though we only get a small amount of that heat, it's just the right amount for us. You also may have realized how much light it provides us. Without the sun, we couldn't see. What about the moon? The moon doesn't have any light of its own. All of the light we see is really sunlight that is reflected or bounced off our moon.

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Solar wind samples give insight into birth of solar system  

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Solar wind samples Solar wind samples Solar wind samples give insight into birth of solar system Most of the Genesis payload consisted of fragile solar-wind collectors, which had been exposed to the solar particles over a period of two years. June 23, 2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

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

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

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Making OpenEI Maps - It Really Is That Easy | OpenEI Community  

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Making OpenEI Maps - It Really Is That Easy Making OpenEI Maps - It Really Is That Easy Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 15 March, 2010 - 09:17 imported OpenEI A blog entry in February about OpenEI's International Clean Energy Analysis Gateway included a segment of wiki coding needed to make maps. Since then, some people have asked - is it really that easy to make maps? The answer is, yes, it really is that easy. To demonstrate, OpenEI's resident video instructor, Graham, put together a brief OpenEI mapmaking video. He shows how you can simply copy the necessary piece of wiki coding from an OpenEI page with an existing map and paste it into a new page. It's then just as easy to change the category being mapped--you just overwrite the old category with the new.

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Chimneys: Warm and Cozy or Easy Exit for Your Heat? | Department of Energy  

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Chimneys: Warm and Cozy or Easy Exit for Your Heat? Chimneys: Warm and Cozy or Easy Exit for Your Heat? Chimneys: Warm and Cozy or Easy Exit for Your Heat? January 12, 2010 - 10:21am Addthis Drew Bittner Web Manager, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Both of my childhood homes featured fireplaces. If you've had one, you know how terrific they can be-great places to bask on cold winter nights, an easy opportunity to toast marshmallows, picturesque, undeniably a pleasure in the house that has one. However, fireplaces have chimneys...and chimneys can be problems when it comes to home energy efficiency. For one thing, many people do not take care to close their chimney flue when there is no fire. This means warm air has an easy exit from your home; you have a big hole in your roof, after all, and warm air will take advantage of that. Ditto cold air in the

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The effect of customer segmentation on an inventory system in the presence of supply disruptions  

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Customer segmentation is an important marketing tool. Effective customer segmentation helps the enterprises increase profits and improve customer service level. On the other hand, due to possible detrimental consequences, supply disruptions have been ...

Yuerong Chen; Xueping Li

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Secretary Bodman Kicks Off National "Easy Ways to Save Energy"  

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

National "Easy Ways to Save National "Easy Ways to Save Energy" Campaign Energy Secretary Bodman Kicks Off National "Easy Ways to Save Energy" Campaign October 3, 2005 - 11:04am Addthis WASHINGTON DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today unveiled a comprehensive national campaign to highlight how American families, businesses and the federal government can save energy in response to rising winter energy costs. Secretary Bodman was joined in announcing this effort by Kateri Callahan, President of The Alliance to Save Energy. "As a result of tight oil and gas markets, and the damage done by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, it's likely that consumers will see an increase in their heating bills this winter," Secretary Bodman said. "Our entire administration, from the President on down, is concerned about the

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Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips |  

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

Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips November 26, 2013 - 9:23am Addthis Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Jason Lutterman Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy How can I participate? Drive smart this holiday season and stay informed with tools such as the speed penalty calculator on fueleconomy.gov. Yesterday you learned from Becky about three tools to help you save on fuel

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Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips |  

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

Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips November 26, 2013 - 9:23am Addthis Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Jason Lutterman Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy How can I participate? Drive smart this holiday season and stay informed with tools such as the speed penalty calculator on fueleconomy.gov. Yesterday you learned from Becky about three tools to help you save on fuel

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An Easy Way to Find Patents for Innovative Technologies | Department of  

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

An Easy Way to Find Patents for Innovative Technologies An Easy Way to Find Patents for Innovative Technologies An Easy Way to Find Patents for Innovative Technologies April 23, 2012 - 1:17pm Addthis The new Visual Patent Finder tool, shown here, helps you easily browse the over 16,000 issued U.S. patents for Energy Department-funded technologies. The new Visual Patent Finder tool, shown here, helps you easily browse the over 16,000 issued U.S. patents for Energy Department-funded technologies. Lynn Meyer Presidential Management Fellow, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy How does it work? The Energy Innovation Portal's new Visual Patent Finder helps users easily browse through thousands of patents The application identifies word occurrence patterns across all patent records, and creates "clusters" of results

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3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads | Department of Energy  

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

3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads 3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads 3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads November 1, 2012 - 3:35pm Addthis Using a power strip to turn off electronics and appliances when they aren't in use ensures that they are truly off and not using extra electricity. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DonNichols. Using a power strip to turn off electronics and appliances when they aren't in use ensures that they are truly off and not using extra electricity. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DonNichols. John Chu John Chu Communications Specialist with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Standby power costs the average U.S. household $100 per year. You can reduce your use of standby power by using power strips,

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Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money | Department of  

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

Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money May 14, 2012 - 5:21pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory A couple of years ago, I wrote an incredibly nerdy post about videogame consoles and energy. (I'm still stupidly proud of that lame Castlevania reference in the first line. Seriously.) Why, you might ask, am I bringing up my nerdiness again? Well, it's because I ran into this article on Ars Technica on energy and videogame consoles that cites a Carnegie Mellon study with surprising results: America used nearly 16 terawatt-hours of energy on videogames in 2010, and a good chunk of it was wasted. In fact, the study assumed that 30% of all gamers left their consoles on

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The Easy Way to Use Renewables: Buy Clean Electricity | Department of  

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

The Easy Way to Use Renewables: Buy Clean Electricity The Easy Way to Use Renewables: Buy Clean Electricity The Easy Way to Use Renewables: Buy Clean Electricity November 17, 2009 - 8:45pm Addthis John Lippert Clean air means a lot to me. My wife and I had a small solar electric system installed on the roof of our house that produces about 2% of the annual electricity consumed by our all-electric house. We don't have a large south-facing roof, so we couldn't easily install a larger system. But what about the remaining 98% electricity that we need to buy? About half a dozen years ago we signed up for 100% wind electricity after our state deregulated its electricity industry. We didn't have much of a choice to purchase "green" electricity. Only two utility companies offered electricity produced by renewable energy to residents of Maryland where I

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Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes | Department of Energy  

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

Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes October 6, 2008 - 12:08pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory What does this mean for me? During winter months, try keeping your thermostat set at 68 degrees. You can save energy on hot water usage by cutting down on shower time and running the washing machine with cold water. Warm your home during the day by leaving the curtains on sun-facing windows open. Over the last few weeks we've talked about things like energy audits and energy-saving incentives, and now that we're in the midst of Energy Awareness Month we're going to be talking about ways to save energy this winter. But there's just one problem with all these super-cool resources:

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Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes | Department of Energy  

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

Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes October 6, 2008 - 12:08pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory What does this mean for me? During winter months, try keeping your thermostat set at 68 degrees. You can save energy on hot water usage by cutting down on shower time and running the washing machine with cold water. Warm your home during the day by leaving the curtains on sun-facing windows open. Over the last few weeks we've talked about things like energy audits and energy-saving incentives, and now that we're in the midst of Energy Awareness Month we're going to be talking about ways to save energy this winter. But there's just one problem with all these super-cool resources:

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3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads | Department of Energy  

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

3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads 3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads 3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads November 1, 2012 - 3:35pm Addthis Using a power strip to turn off electronics and appliances when they aren't in use ensures that they are truly off and not using extra electricity. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DonNichols. Using a power strip to turn off electronics and appliances when they aren't in use ensures that they are truly off and not using extra electricity. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DonNichols. John Chu John Chu Communications Specialist with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Standby power costs the average U.S. household $100 per year. You can reduce your use of standby power by using power strips,

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Innovation in Electric Vehicle Technology? Easy as A123 | Department of  

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

in Electric Vehicle Technology? Easy as A123 in Electric Vehicle Technology? Easy as A123 Innovation in Electric Vehicle Technology? Easy as A123 May 2, 2011 - 3:45pm Addthis A123 battery in passenger vehicle application | Photo Courtesy of A123 Systems A123 battery in passenger vehicle application | Photo Courtesy of A123 Systems Connie Bezanson Education & Outreach Manager, Vehicle Technologies Program Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting the great state of Michigan to participate in a two-day workshop entitled, "Electrifying the Economy - Educating the Workforce: Taking Charge of the Electric Vehicle Industry's Educational Needs." In addition to an exciting exchange on promoting innovation in the electric vehicle industry, I had the opportunity to see this innovation first-hand when I visited A123 Systems Livonia, MI battery

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

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

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

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Guide to Custom Reporting in Portfolio Manager®  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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

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New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis |  

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

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

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

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

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

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California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis: Did They  

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

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

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

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

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New Tool Yields Custom Environmental Data for Lifecycle Analysis |  

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

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

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Customer Survey Office of Field Financial Management | National Nuclear  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

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

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

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

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Idaho Power - Commercial Custom Efficiency Program | Department of Energy  

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

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

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USAA: Organizing for Innovation and Superior Customer Service  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

USAA, a diversified financial services firm serving the U.S. military, had long been recognized for outstanding customer service. The company had never operated branches, instead providing services through remote channels, ...

Ross, Jeanne W.

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving customer service level through centralized supply flexibility  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis explores a combined application of Supply Chain Management theory for centralized and decentralized distribution systems and Customer Relationship Management techniques in data mining to solve the challenges ...

Hsu, Mindy H. (Mindy Hsin-Min)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Gas Utility Restructuring and Customer Choice Act (Montana)  

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

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

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A methodology to assess cost implications of automotive customization  

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

Fournier, Latitia

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE GC Joins Customs Service Trade Data System to Strengthen...  

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

Service Trade Data System to Strengthen Enforcement Effort DOE GC Joins Customs Service Trade Data System to Strengthen Enforcement Effort February 14, 2011 - 5:48pm Addthis The...

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Smart customization : making evidence-based environmental decisions  

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

Chin, Ryan C. C., 1974-

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Database-driven decision support system: customized mortality prediction  

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We hypothesize that local customized modeling will provide more accurate mortality prediction than the current standard approach using existing scoring systems. Mortality prediction models were developed for two subsets ...

Celi, Leo Anthony G.

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Net Requirements Transparency Process for Slice/Block Customers  

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on July 31, 2012 BPA published the SliceBlock customers' FY2011 and FY2013 Total Retail Load (TRL) and Dedicated Resource data. A review and comment period followed, which was...

204

Changing the Electricity Customer Mentality, Under Energy Market Liberalisation Circumstances  

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Considering the present changes and the improvement of electricity supplier-customer relationship, the shock of changing mentality is a must, for the utility as well as for the electric energy consumers.

Laurentia Predescu; Oana Popescu

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Small Business Customized Excerpts from the Users Guide  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Small Business Customized Excerpts from the Users Guide, to assist in the process for applying to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines - A Taxonomy -  

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The ability for providing a hardware platformwhich can be customized on a per-application basis under software control has established Reconfigurable Computing (RC) as a new computing paradigm. A machine employing the RC paradigm is referred to as a ...

Mihai Sima; Stamatis Vassiliadis; Sorin Cotofana; Jos T. J. van Eijndhoven; Kees A. Vissers

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utilities Sell Lighting, Cooling and Heating to Large Customers  

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The electric utility industry is entering an era of unprecedented competition. Competition from traditional sources such as natural gas companies, customer cogeneration, and independent power producers are being joined by new sources of competition...

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

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Keep It Simple: Learning How to Think Like the Customer  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Document 2 Focus Groups and Customer Surveys What we learned o Saving money on energy bills o Time spent with the auditor o Photos of what needs to be fixed o More...

209

Segmenting Bank Customers by Resistance to Mobile Banking  

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The objective of the study is to explore bank customers' varying reasons for resisting mobile banking services. Today mobile communications technologies offer vast additional value for consumers' banking transactions due to their always-on functionality ...

Tommi Laukkanen; Suvi Sinkkonen; Marke Kivijarvi; Pekka Laukkanen

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

2014 Year to Date Customs District April - June 2014 January - March 2014 April - June 2013 2014 2013 Percent Change Eastern Total 14,307,904 16,331,296 16,667,115 30,639,200...

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

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

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

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Contract Provisions and Ratchets: Utility Security or Customer Equity?  

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CONTRACT PROVISIONS ANO RATCHETS: UTILITY SECURITY OR CUSTOMER EQUITY? BARBARA A. PENKALA Senior Research Analyst Houston Lighting & Power Company Houston. Texas ABSTRACT The contract provisions and ratchets con tained in an electric.... INTRODUCTION The pricing structures of large commercial and industrial electric tariffs often contain various contract provisions which provide for some minimum demand to be billed to the customer over a period of time. These contract provisions include...

Penkala, B. A.

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A Methodology for Estimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market Potential  

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Estimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market PotentialEstimating Large-Customer Demand Response Market PotentialSyracuse, NY ABSTRACT Demand response (DR) is increasingly

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production Planning and Control for Mass Customization A Review of Enabling Technologies  

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Production planning and control (PPC) is critical to the success of mass customization (MC). It ensures production systems fulfill individual customer orders while meeting specifications, remaining within budg...

Mitchell M. Tseng; Andreas M. Radke

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Algorithm for Computing Customized 3D Printed Implants with Curvature Constrained Channels for Enhancing  

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An Algorithm for Computing Customized 3D Printed Implants with Curvature Constrained Channels results in 3D printing and steerable needle motion planning to create customized implants containing

North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Customer Follow Up RHWM BP-16 Workshop...  

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since the initial forecasts were distributed in FebruaryMarch 2014 * 7 SliceBlock contract customers * 6 Load following contract customers Forecast changes have had minimal...

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Cooperative robotic systems provide design and implementation challenges that are not easy to solve.  

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access to robot and ball positions and outputs velocity set points for the robot wheel motorsAbstract Cooperative robotic systems provide design and implementation challenges that are not easy an island model based genetic program on a cluster computer system. The application domain is robot soccer

Fernandez, Thomas

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Three Easy Ways to Order Call: 18007774643 (within North & South America)  

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ORDER FORM Three Easy Ways to Order Call: 1­800­777­4643 (within North & South America) (212) 460­1500 (outside North & South America) Fax: (201) 348­4505 Mail: Birkhäuser, PO Box 2485 Secaucus, NJ 07096 book (within North and South America); $10.00 for the first & $5.00 for each additional book (outside

Sørensen, Michael

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BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY Easy ways you can help reduce our  

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BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY Easy ways you can help reduce our university's footprint. A Student's Guide to Living Green #12;A Student's Guide to Living Green 2 Table of Contents The Importance of "Being Green" ReducingWaste Recycling Saving Energy Dining ConservingWater Getting Involved 3 4 6 9 11 13 15

Moore, Paul A.

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Easy, Fast and Energy Efficient Object Detection on Heterogeneous On-Chip Architectures1  

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A Easy, Fast and Energy Efficient Object Detection on Heterogeneous On-Chip Architectures1 Ehsan Totoni, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Mert Dikmen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Mar´ia Jes´us Garzar´an, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign We optimize a visual object

Garzarán, María Jesús

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It's Not Easy Being Green Peter Xiang Gao, Andrew R. Curtis, Bernard Wong, S. Keshav  

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It's Not Easy Being Green Peter Xiang Gao, Andrew R. Curtis, Bernard Wong, S. Keshav Cheriton, Management, Performance Keywords. Green computing, Energy 1. INTRODUCTION Internet-scale applications in 2010 is equivalent to that emitted by 280,000 cars, assuming that each car runs 10,000 miles per year

Shihada, Basem

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The CoastWatch Utilities Version 3.2 CoastWatch Data Made Easy  

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The CoastWatch Utilities Version 3.2 CoastWatch Data Made Easy Peter Hollemans SP Systems, Consultant for NOAA/NESDIS The CoastWatch Utilities Version 3.2 Using the Utilities From the Development Side, 2005 Peter Hollemans, Consultant for NOAA/NESDIS The CoastWatch Utilities Version 3.2 Using

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Origin of a magnetic easy axis in pipeline steel L. Clapham,a)  

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Origin of a magnetic easy axis in pipeline steel L. Clapham,a) C. Heald, T. Krause, and D. L December 1998; accepted for publication 27 April 1999 Oil and gas pipelines are generally magnetically overlooked, the magnetic properties of oil and gas pipelines are an important consideration since the most

Clapham, Lynann

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Vortex-vacancy interactions in two-dimensional easy-plane magnets G. M. Wysin  

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Vortex-vacancy interactions in two-dimensional easy-plane magnets G. M. Wysin Department of Physics of a magnetic vacancy site on a nearby magnetic vortex are analyzed on square, hexagonal and triangular lattices. When the vortex is centered on a vacancy, the critical anisotropies where the stable vortex structure

Wysin, Gary

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runManySections.py - Easy Interface to CMSLPC Condor CAF and CERN's Batch  

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runManySections.py - Easy Interface to CMSLPC Condor CAF and CERN's LSF runManySections.py - Easy Interface to CMSLPC Condor CAF and CERN's LSF Batch System Introduction Quick Overview Setup Basic Idea Including a Tarball Using runManySections.py to Create Command File Running Compiled Root Macros Debugging Jobs Locally CERN (LSF) versus FNAL (Condor) Differences Introduction runManySections.py is designed to make it easy to run many different sections (or jobs) at once on the CMSLPC CAF or CERN's batch system. It is designed to complement CRAB as runManySections.py is designed to be used with non-cmsRun executables. The general idea is that you pass in a list of commands you would like run and you get the output of these commands back. It is currently configured to run for the Condor system at CMSLPC CAF and CERN's LSF batch system. It is very easy to configure to run on other

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Lab has a 70th anniversary app-give it a try  

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and iPads. The app also provides easy access to news, feature stories, publications, social media and videos; an interactive timeline of 70 years of innovation and a look...

227

DOE Challenge Home Case Study, Weiss Building & Development, LLC., Custom Home, Downer Grove, IL  

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

LLC LLC Custom Home Downers Grove, IL BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES OFFICE DOE Challenge Home builders are in the top 1% of builders in the country meeting the extraordinary levels of excellence and quality specifi ed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Every DOE Challenge Home starts with ENERGY STAR for Homes Version 3 for an energy-effi cient home built on a solid foundation of building science research. Then, even more advanced technologies are designed in for a home that goes above and beyond current code to give you the superior quality construction, HVAC, appliances, indoor air quality, safety, durability, comfort, and solar-ready components along with ultra-low or no utility bills. This provides homeowners with a quality home that will last for generations to come.

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Looking beyond technology: a study of e-banking channel acceptance by Indian customers  

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It is almost 15 years since the Indian banking sector was liberalised and paradigm shift happened in the Indian banking services. All banks have either totally implemented 'Core banking Systems' or halfway through. A survey result was obtained from 292 respondents about their views on electronic banking channels. The results indicate that the majority of the customers are very comfortable and willing to use e-banking channels. At the same time, over 80% feel that 'human contact is necessary'. This throws up a challenge to banks. Technology alone cannot give a sustainable competitive advantage for the banks. When all banks introduce IT in their technology, IT will lose its position as a differentiator. Beyond a point, IT along with 'personal touch' will be necessary for the banks to retain the existing clients and attract new clients. Banks have to incorporate this in their IT and operational strategy.

N. Kamakodi; Basheer Ahmed Khan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An e-government knowledge model: 'e-customs' case study  

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In e-government domain, an efficient semantic interoperability of services is a big challenge. Thus, for modelling semantically the public services, we have adopted semantic web services (SWS) technology. However, this technology allows only semantic description of services without giving a cognitive semantic representation of them. It allows modelling the relationships between services with their different situations through conceptual structures (CSs). In this paper, we develop an approach for modelling efficiently the public services based on SWS and CSs technologies. For this purpose, we extend OWL-S ontology with an e-government knowledge represented through a set of ontologies. Besides OWL-S ontology, we use the conceptual graphs theory as implemented in AminePlatform for structuring and organising the cognitive knowledge about services. Thus, for our application domain, that is, 'e-customs', we extend this platform to support simultaneous use of multiple domain-specific ontologies. Our approach enables as well enhancing service discovery and composition.

Hind Lamharhar; Adil Kabbaj; Dalila Chiadmi; Laila Benhlima

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OSTI Customized, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, USDOE  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Customized Resources for Others Customized Resources for Others OSTI applies these capabilities to provide customized information tools and services for individual DOE offices and non-DOE government entities on a cost-reimbursable basis. These services are provided under the authority of the Economy Act (31 U.S.C. 1535-36). Expertise is available in a range of technical areas, including: Information science and subject-matter analysis Metadata and full-text management Electronic dissemination using various media Distributed searching Data harvesting OSTI develops and maintains subject-specific databases, web portals and websites, manages information systems, and provides electronic publishing and creative services to help DOE program offices, other government agencies, and international organizations better manage their information

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Customer Demand Issues in SmartGrids European Platform: Relevant  

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Customer Demand Issues in SmartGrids European Platform: Relevant Customer Demand Issues in SmartGrids European Platform: Relevant Initiatives Speaker(s): Carlos Alvarez-Bel Date: June 26, 2012 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Mary Ann Piette SmartGrids technological platform was created by the European Commission in order to develop and identify research topics and objectives to facilitate the implementation of future electric grids. Smart grid is, by definition, user-centric, which implies that enhancing and promoting customer participation in electricity markets and systems, from efficiency to demand response, is a key goal. Efficiency targets in Europe (20% energy reduction in 2020) will probably not be met and, on the contrary, the renewable generation share target of 20% for the same year seems affordable. These

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RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program | Department of Energy  

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

RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Schools State Government Savings Category Bioenergy Solar Buying & Making Electricity Maximum Rebate 50% of installed costs; $6 million per applicant per round; and $3 million per individual project Program Info Funding Source RPS Surcharge Start Date 2011 Expiration Date 08/29/2013 State New York Program Type Performance-Based Incentive Rebate Amount Varies; applicants propose incentive levels (up to a 15% bonus for facilities located in Strategic Locations); up-front and performance payments available Provider New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

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Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers in a Changing Regulatory Environment Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Approaches to Electric Utility Energy Efficiency for Low Income Customers in a Changing Regulatory Environment Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Best Practices Website: www.ornl.gov/~webworks/cppr/y2001/misc/99601.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/approaches-electric-utility-energy-ef Language: English Policies: "Regulations,Financial Incentives" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. Regulations: Feebates This report, written for members of the Weatherization Assistance Program

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Segmenting bank customers by resistance to mobile banking  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The objective of the study is to explore bank customers' varying reasons for resisting mobile banking services. Before being adopted, all innovations face various types of resistance that may paralyse customers' desire to adopt an innovation. Following Ram and Sheth (1989), resistance was measured with five barriers, namely, usage barrier, value barrier, risk barrier, tradition barrier and image barrier. An internet questionnaire was developed and 1,540 responses from the non-users of mobile banking were collected. The results of the cluster analysis showed that different bank customers do indeed have different reasons for resisting mobile banking. The study provides academics and bank managers with an enhanced understanding of the different reasons inhibiting mobile banking adoption and the consumer demographics that determine such resistance.

Tommi Laukkanen; Suvi Sinkkonen; Pekka Laukkanen; Marke Kivijarvi

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid | Department  

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

Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid December 13, 2010 - 2:44pm Addthis Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability What does this mean for me? Utilities should be communicating to you about projects to modernize the grid that are effecting you. When was the last time you talked to your electricity provider about something besides a service or billing problem? Put another way, does your utility ask for your opinion on its plans for the future? Do you feel like your concerns are heard? There has been a lot of news lately about projects that focus on modernizing the electric grid, with some of it focused on legitimate

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Home Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) | Department of  

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

Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) Home Performance with Energy Star (WPS Customers Only) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Construction Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Sealing Your Home Ventilation Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State Wisconsin Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount WPS doubles the existing Air Sealing, Attic Insulation, Exterior Wall Insulation, Sill Box Insulation, Interior Foundation Insulation: 33.3% of improvement costs up to $1,500 through Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Total: 66% of improvement costs of up to $3,000 Assisted Home Performance Bonus: Additional 15% off, for a total of 90% off

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Study of behavior and determination of customer lifetime value(CLV) using Markov chain model  

SciTech Connect

Customer Lifetime Value or CLV is a restriction on interactive marketing to help a company in arranging financial for the marketing of new customer acquisition and customer retention. Additionally CLV can be able to segment customers for financial arrangements. Stochastic models for the fairly new CLV used a Markov chain. In this model customer retention probability and new customer acquisition probability play an important role. This model is originally introduced by Pfeifer and Carraway in 2000 [1]. They introduced several CLV models, one of them only involves customer and former customer. In this paper we expand the model by adding the assumption of the transition from former customer to customer. In the proposed model, the CLV value is higher than the CLV value obtained by Pfeifer and Caraway model. But our model still requires a longer convergence time.

Permana, Dony, E-mail: donypermana@students.itb.ac.id [Statistics Research Division, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia and Statistics Study Program, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Padang State University (Indonesia); Indratno, Sapto Wahyu; Pasaribu, Udjianna S. [Statistics Research Division, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia)

2014-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

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"2012 Total Electric Industry- Customers"  

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

Customers" Customers" "(Data from forms EIA-861- schedules 4A, 4B, 4D, EIA-861S and EIA-861U)" "State","Residential","Commercial","Industrial","Transportation","Total" "New England",6203726,842773,34164,5,7080668 "Connecticut",1454651,150435,4647,2,1609735 "Maine",703770,89048,2780,0,795598 "Massachusetts",2699141,389272,21145,2,3109560 "New Hampshire",601697,104978,3444,0,710119 "Rhode Island",435448,57824,1927,1,495200 "Vermont",309019,51216,221,0,360456 "Middle Atlantic",15727423,2215961,45836,26,17989246 "New Jersey",3455302,489943,12729,6,3957980 "New York",7010740,1038268,8144,6,8057158

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Full list of Portfolio Manager custom reporting metrics | ENERGY STAR  

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Full list of Portfolio Manager custom reporting metrics Full list of Portfolio Manager custom reporting metrics Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources

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New Easy-to-Use Medical Field Guide for Radiation Emergencies Published by  

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New Easy-to-Use Medical Field Guide for Radiation Emergencies Published by New Easy-to-Use Medical Field Guide for Radiation Emergencies Published by REAC/TS at ORISE Field Guide Available as Free ePub for Smart Phones FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 6, 2010 FY11-4 REAC/TS Radiation Emergency Field Guide New medical field guide created by REAC/TS prepares healthcare providers to treat patients exposed to or contaminated with radioactive materials. Oak Ridge, Tenn. - A new pocket field guide titled "The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents" has been published as a quick reference for medical care providers treating patients who have been exposed to or contaminated with radioactive materials. Written by certified health physicist Steve Sugarman, Dr. Ronald Goans, Dr. Seaton Garrett and Gordon Livingston, Ph.D. of ORISE's Radiation Emergency Assistance

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Easy axis alignment of chemically partially ordered FePt nanoparticles  

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Partially ordered Fe{sub 53}Pt{sub 47} nanoparticles with size around 8 nm were prepared by the simultaneous decomposition of iron pentacarbonyl and platinum acetylacetonate. The high boiling point chemical, hexadecylamine, was used as a solvent, and 1-adamantanecarboxylic acid was used as a stabilizer. X-ray diffraction measurements reveal that as-made FePt particles were partially transformed into the ordered L1{sub 0} phase with some weak superlattice peaks. The room-temperature hysteresis loop and remanence curve suggest a broad distribution of anisotropies in the partially ordered particles. By coating the partially ordered FePt nanoparticles with a polyvinylchloride polymer binder, the particles could be re-dispersed in cyclohexanone. Furthermore, the easy axis of the particles coated with the polyvinylchloride polymer binder could be aligned under an external field. Easy axis alignment was confirmed from both alternating gradient magnetometer and x-ray diffraction measurements.

Kang, Shishou; Jia Zhiyong; Shi, Shifan; Nikles, David E.; Harrell, J.W. [Center for Materials for Information Technology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0209 (United States)

2005-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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DAVID BEN-ZVI Once we know that QC is compactly generated, it becomes easy to  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

step up, for gerbes need to go to steps up. Consider a map X Y . Then we have a Cech simplicial objectTRIAGE DAVID BEN-ZVI Once we know that QC is compactly generated, it becomes easy to prove that QC-compact separated schemes QC(X) is compactly generated by perfect objects. Let U = Ui Z an open cover. A functor

Proudfoot, Nicholas

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Table 14. Steam Coal Exports by Customs District  

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

Steam Coal Exports by Customs District Steam Coal Exports by Customs District (short tons) U.S. Energy Information Administration | Quarterly Coal Report, April - June 2013 Table 14. Steam Coal Exports by Customs District (short tons) U.S. Energy Information Administration | Quarterly Coal Report, April - June 2013 Year to Date Customs District April - June 2013 January - March 2013 April - June 2012 2013 2012 Percent Change Eastern Total 4,951,041 5,566,950 6,554,494 10,517,991 11,407,664 -7.8 Baltimore, MD 1,275,530 831,976 1,715,016 2,107,506 2,852,092 -26.1 Boston, MA 7 - 12 7 24 -70.8 Buffalo, NY 1,180 1,516 2,826 2,696 5,257 -48.7 New York City, NY 3,088 2,664 2,168 5,752 6,106 -5.8 Norfolk, VA 3,578,715 4,697,769 4,760,354 8,276,484 8,443,756 -2.0 Ogdensburg, NY 36,894 3,610 3,090 40,504 6,838 492.3 Philadelphia, PA

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Customized Kernel Execution on Reconfigurable Hardware for Embedded Applications  

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1 Customized Kernel Execution on Reconfigurable Hardware for Embedded Applications Muhammad Z and power as well as to harness high performance in embedded systems, high utilization of the hardware in all aspects of everyday life. They normally consume small power and occupy few resources. Numerous

Ziavras, Sotirios G.

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Classifying Web Search Queries to Identify High Revenue Generating Customers  

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searching, the set of terms for which a user searches is called the query. If a user enters a query and then clicks on a result, these query terms are embedded within the URL that is passed from the search engineClassifying Web Search Queries to Identify High Revenue Generating Customers Adan Ortiz-Cordova 329

Jansen, James

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Dynamic pricing for residential electric customers: a ratepayer advocate's perspective  

SciTech Connect

New Jersey's Rate Counsel urges that the consideration of alternative pricing mechanisms aimed at encouraging a reduction or shift in residential electricity usage include recognition of the needs and wishes of consumers. Without consumer buy-in, any such pricing mechanisms will fail. To achieve the desired goals, customers must be able to understand and react to the pricing signals. (author)

Brand, Stefanie A.

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A Framework for Context-Aware Services Using Service Customizer  

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. INTRODUCTION Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) [1] is a high-level and technology-independent concept, the proposed approach improves the privacy and security features of web services. Keywords: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA); Context- Aware Services; Software Agent; Knowledge Management; Service Customizer. I

Sartipi, Kamran

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Midas: fabricating custom capacitive touch sensors to prototype interactive objects  

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An increasing number of consumer products include user interfaces that rely on touch input. While digital fabrication techniques such as 3D printing make it easier to prototype the shape of custom devices, adding interactivity to such prototypes remains ... Keywords: capacitive touch sensing, design tools, fabrication, prototyping

Valkyrie Savage; Xiaohan Zhang; Bjrn Hartmann

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local network distribution practices -- a walk from MDF to customer  

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This paper explores the various components that make up the local network from the MDF in the local exchange to the customer. The dominant distribution media in the local network is copper and this will continue to hold its position as a simple and reliable ...

D. I. Monro; D. S. Butler; S. Worger

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How Sensitive is Processor Customization to the Workload's Input Datasets?  

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How Sensitive is Processor Customization to the Workload's Input Datasets? Maximilien Breughe Zheng though is to what extent processor customiza- tion is sensitive to the training workload's input datasets. Current practice is to consider a single or only a few input datasets per workload during the processor

Eeckhout, Lieven

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Challenges of information reuse in customer-oriented engineering networks  

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Abstract Project-based engineering companies are striving for innovation acceleration, and lean supply and product processes throughout the product lifecycle. The business orientation of engineer-to-order companies is customer-centric due to the nature of engineer-to-order products, which are tailored and customized according to the specific requirements of each customer. However, this customer orientation may lead to inefficient performance, due to a lack of mechanisms to reuse proven concepts, designs and production facilities, as well as an absence of feedback mechanisms from products in use and service. These challenges have been recognized in earlier empirical research projects conducted in companies providing engineer-to-order products. Based on an exploratory study of the existing literature, this paper aims to identify factors hindering product-related information reuse in an engineering business environment that comprises several networks of actors during the lifecycle of engineer-to-order products. The main challenges of information reuse in an engineer-to-order context are related to reuse situations, which require combining existing information with experience-based knowledge. A typology of factors and challenges of information reuse is built, and organizational development needs at different organizational levels as well as further research needs are identified.

Anneli Silventoinen; Andrea Denger; Hannele Lampela; Jorma Papinniemi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

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sealing ­ The installer is to insure leakage of the HVAC system is less than 6% for new air conditioning(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards). 2. Central air conditioners & heat pumps less than 65,000 Btu/hr must have a minimum 13 SEER. 3 system must be sealed. · Only UL 181, UL 181A, or UL 181B approved tapes or mastic shall be used to seal

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL  

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners of Section 150(m): · All joints and openings in the HVAC system must be sealed. · Only UL 181, UL 181A, or UL

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners the mandatory requirements of Section 150(m): · All joints and openings in the in the HVAC system must be sealed

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL)  

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(ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CAN CUSTOMIZE WITH LETTERHEAD/SEAL) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards have a minimum 78% AFUE (Exception: Wall & floor furnaces; room heaters). 2. Central air conditioners of Section 150(m): · All joints and openings in the HVAC system must be sealed. · Only UL 181, UL 181A, or UL

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Table 15. Metallurgical Coal Exports by Customs District  

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

Metallurgical Coal Exports by Customs District Metallurgical Coal Exports by Customs District (short tons) U.S. Energy Information Administration | Quarterly Coal Report, April - June 2013 Table 15. Metallurgical Coal Exports by Customs District (short tons) U.S. Energy Information Administration | Quarterly Coal Report, April - June 2013 Year to Date Customs District April - June 2013 January - March 2013 April - June 2012 2013 2012 Percent Change Eastern Total 11,716,074 14,136,513 15,167,377 25,852,587 27,578,514 -6.3 Baltimore, MD 2,736,470 4,225,450 5,123,600 6,961,920 9,037,970 -23.0 Boston, MA - - - - 28,873 - Buffalo, NY 247,714 121,347 524,040 369,061 725,698 -49.1 Norfolk, VA 8,730,257 9,784,866 9,519,119 18,515,123 17,784,479 4.1 Ogdensburg, NY 1,633 4,850 618 6,483 1,494 333.9 Southern Total 3,551,564 3,824,484

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title Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers  

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Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers in New York City using OpenADR booktitle International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations ICEBO year month address Montreal Quebec abstract p class p1 Open Automated Demand Response OpenADR an XML based information exchange model is used to facilitate continuous price responsive operation and demand response participation for large commercial buildings in New York who are subject to the default day ahead hourly pricing We summarize the existing demand response programs in New York and discuss OpenADR communication prioritization of demand response signals and control methods Building energy simulation models are developed and field tests are conducted to evaluate continuous energy management

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Modesto Irrigation District - Custom Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate  

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

You are here You are here Home » Modesto Irrigation District - Custom Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Modesto Irrigation District - Custom Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Other Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate Rebate caps are adjusted according to MID's electric rate schedule they vary from $15,000 - $500,000. Exemptions from rebate caps can be requested. Program Info State California Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Lighting Measures: $250/kW reduced or $.04/kWh reduced Insulation Measures: $250/kW reduced or $.04/kWh reduced

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Custom Reporting: Full List of Available Information and Metrics  

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Custom Reporting: Custom Reporting: Full List of Available Information and Metrics Cost Performance Metrics Units Energy Cost Dollars Energy Cost Intensity Dollars National Median Energy Cost Dollars Total Water Cost (All Water Types) Dollars Indoor Water Cost (All Water Types) Dollars Indoor Water Cost Intensity (All Water Types) Dollars/ft2 Outdoor Water Cost (All Water Types) Dollars Investment in Energy Projects, Cumulatve Dollars Investment in Energy Projects, Cumulatve Dollars/ft2 Water/Wastewater Investment in Energy Projects, Cumulative Dollars/GPD Estimated Savings from Energy Projects, Cumulative Dollars Estimated Savings from Energy Projects, Cumulative Dollars/ft2 Water/Wastewater Estimated Savings from Energy Projects, Cumulative Dollars/GPD Electricity (Grid Purchase) Cost Dollars

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261

Scheduling of a parallel workload: Implementation and use of the argonne easy scheduler at PDC  

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Scheduling of a workload of parallel jobs on a large parallel computer puts specific demands on a scheduling system. Especially if the objective is to give a good service for the largest parallel jobs. In this pa...

Lars Malinowsky; Per ster

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Easy to Read on the Web State of the Art and Research Directions  

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Abstract Easy to Read on the Web aims at raising awareness and collecting/deriving concise and up-to-date recommendations, guidelines, standards and tools for enhancing the web experience for users with cognitive disabilities and other groups facing problems with standard information on the Web. Although a large and most diverse user group is concerned, the state of the art in web accessibility research, development and practice shows only little efforts and progress in this domain. Following a symposium initiated and put in place by the W3C/WAI Research and Development Working group [http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/] in December 2012 on this topic, this paper discusses the state of the art in Easy to Read on the Web and in related domains and outlines areas of research which should help to better address the needs of people with cognitive disabilities and other groups in using web based information as well as the web itself and its applications.

Klaus Miesenberger; Andrea Petz

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Considering the customer : determinants and impact of using technology on industry evolution  

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This dissertation raises two questions: How do customers come to understand and use a technology? What is the influence of customers using a technology on industry evolution and competition? I use two historical cases to ...

Kahl, Steven J. (Steven John)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Managing configuration options for build-to-order highly customized products with application to specialty vehicles  

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In the past decades there has been a shift in customer expectations that has had a significant effect in the business models of manufacturing companies. Customer requirements have shifted from accepting standardized products ...

Amador Gallardo, Jorge Enrique

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Inter-Organizational Information and Communication Technology (IICT) in the Customer Interface  

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Inter-Organizational Information and Communication Technology (IICT) in the Customer Interface dimensions of customer interface IICT adoption: 1) impact on internal business process efficiency, 2) impact When Inter-organizational Information and Communication Technology (IICT) implementation is properly

Wu, Qinglin

266

Keep Customers-and Energy-From Slipping Through the Cracks |...  

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

project. Instead of accepting these customers as losses, GCEA had its full-time energy advisor make phone calls to each of these customers to learn why they weren't completing...

267

Dimensions of service quality of the University of Arizona Sponsored Projects Services Office internal customers  

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When a service transaction occurs between a service provider and a customer there are dimensions of that transaction that are essential to making the customer feel satisfied with the transaction. Zeithaml, Parasuraman and Berry measured those...

Baca, David Ray

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, BPC Green Builders, Custom...  

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Study, BPC Green Builders, Custom Home, New Fairfield, CT DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, BPC Green Builders, Custom Home, New Fairfield, CT Case study of a DOE Zero Energy...

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Identifying system-wide contact center cost reduction opportunities through lean, customer-focused IT metrics  

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Dell's long-term success depends on its customers' future buying patterns. These patterns are largely determined by customers' satisfaction with the after-sales service they receive. Previously, Dell has been able to deliver ...

Sen, Avijit

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - african customs union Sample Search Results  

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< 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Volume 2, Number 1 41 World Customs Journal Summary: and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community Customs Union (EACCU), the Southern Africa...

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TagMe: an easy-to-use toolkit for turning the personal environment into an extended communications interface  

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In this paper we present an end-user toolkit for easy creation of responsive objects and environments. TagMe consists of a wearable device that recognizes the object or surface the user is touching. The user can make ...

Benavides Palos, Xavier

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For the first time in twelve years of giving out the Poster of the Year Award, ATS has selected two posters to be co-winners at the 2011 Society for Neuroscience meeting. The posters both used a conjugate of Neurokinin B and saporin that was prepared  

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For the first time in twelve years of giving out the Poster of the Year Award, ATS has selected two posters to be co-winners at the 2011 Society for Neuroscience meeting. The posters both used a conjugate of Neurokinin B and saporin that was prepared as a custom service by Advanced Targeting Systems. The posters

Arizona, University of

273

Application of fault tree analysis for customer reliability assessment of a distribution power system  

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A new method is developed for predicting customer reliability of a distribution power system using the fault tree approach with customer weighted values of component failure frequencies and downtimes. Conventional customer reliability prediction of the electric grid employs the system average (SA) component failure frequency and downtime that are weighted by only the quantity of the components in the system. These SA parameters are then used to calculate the reliability and availability of components in the system, and eventually to find the effect on customer reliability. Although this approach is intuitive, information is lost regarding customer disturbance experiences when customer information is not utilized in the SA parameter calculations, contributing to inaccuracies when predicting customer reliability indices in our study. Hence our new approach directly incorporates customer disturbance information in component failure frequency and downtime calculations by weighting these parameters with information of customer interruptions. This customer weighted (CW) approach significantly improves the prediction of customer reliability indices when applied to our reliability model with fault tree and two-state Markov chain formulations. Our method has been successfully applied to an actual distribution power system that serves over 2.1 million customers. Our results show an improved benchmarking performance on the system average interruption frequency index (SAIFI) by 26% between the SA-based and CW-based reliability calculations.

Fariz Abdul Rahman; Athi Varuttamaseni; Michael Kintner-Meyer; John C. Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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What Energy-Saving Gifts Are You Giving this Year? | Department of Energy  

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What Energy-Saving Gifts Are You Giving this Year? What Energy-Saving Gifts Are You Giving this Year? What Energy-Saving Gifts Are You Giving this Year? December 9, 2010 - 12:20pm Addthis 'Tis the season for giving gifts, and there are lots of options for items that could help your loved one save energy. Giving electronics or appliances? Check out ENERGY STAR® to find the most efficient products. Even home décor such as window coverings and lighting offer the gift of energy savings. Or maybe you're handy and ready to help someone seal their air leaks, or you could help conduct a home energy assessment (or arrange for a professional assessment). There are lots of ways to give the gift of energy savings, and the receiver will appreciate your thoughtfulness for years to come. What energy-saving gifts are you giving this year?

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Easy Ways to Save Energy Now … Take Care of those Steam Traps  

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

Peter Fuhr Peter Fuhr Wi-Fi Sensors, Inc. Presented by *Easy Ways to Save Energy Now - Take Care of those Steam Traps Together with our industry partners, we strive to: * Accelerate adoption of the many energy-efficient technologies and practices available today * Conduct vigorous technology innovation to radically improve future energy diversity, resource efficiency, and carbon mitigation * Promote a corporate culture of energy efficiency and carbon management What Is the Industrial Technologies Program ? The Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) is the lead federal agency responsible for improving energy efficiency in the largest energy-using sector of the country. Industrial Sector National Initiative Goal: Drive a 25% reduction in industrial energy intensity by 2017.

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Effective S=12 description of the S=1 chain with strong easy-plane anisotropy  

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We present a study of the one-dimensional S=1 antiferromagnetic spin chain with large easy-plane anisotropy, with special emphasis on field-induced quantum phase transitions. Temperature and magnetic field dependence of magnetization, specific heat, and thermal conductivity is presented using a combination of numerical methods. In addition, the original S=1 model is mapped into the low-energy effective S=1/2XXZ Heisenberg chain, a model which is exactly solvable using the Bethe ansatz technique. The effectiveness of the mapping is explored, and we show that all considered quantities are in qualitative, and in some cases quantitative, agreement. The thermal conductivity of the considered S=1 model is found to be strongly influenced by the underlying effective description. Furthermore, we elucidate the low-lying electron spin resonance spectrum based on a semianalytical Bethe ansatz calculation of the effective S=1/2 model.

C. Psaroudaki; J. Herbrych; J. Karadamoglou; P. Prelovek; X. Zotos; N. Papanicolaou

2014-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Radionuclides identified at a US Customs Service site  

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The movement of radionuclides through the U.S. Customs Service port of entry at Blaine, Washington, has been studied using a high-resolution gamma-ray spectrometer and an automated data logging system. Data covering about 10 weeks of operation were obtained and analyzed. The data-acquisition system and the site of the measurement are described. Results are reported and interpreted in light of the known traffic of radioisotopes produced at the Canadian TRIUMF facility and imported into the United States for use in radiopharmaceuticals.

Johnson, M.W.; Bounds, J.A.; Steadman, P.A. [and others

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Measuring mobile banking customers' channel attribute preferences in service consumption  

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The purpose of the paper was to measure mobile banking customers' channel attribute preferences in two different banking services, namely request for account balance service and bill paying. An Internet survey was implemented and conjoint analysis was used. In addition, the respondents were clustered into homogenous segments on the basis of their channel attribute preferences. The findings indicate slight differences between the services in respondents' channel attribute preferences while individual respondents' preferences vary widely. The results provide important information for service providers' marketing campaigns and communication activities and device manufacturers' aims to develop different kinds of devices for different market segments.

Tommi Laukkanen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scheer: So before our closing speaker shows up, were going to give it a shot and give it back to you [unintelligible]  

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

Closing Remarks - Miscellaneous Closing Remarks - Miscellaneous Scheer: So before our closing speaker shows up, we're going to give it a shot and give it back to you [unintelligible]. So hopefully we'll get close to that, and so Brad, you're back up to do that. Poston: Thanks very much. There were a number of questions that you folks asked in advance. We're going to try to post those for you as quickly as possible and give you the dates, or a date, or a target, for when we'll do that. We'll certainly post them by next week, early. The key issues that I have were the lien on the property, the tax questions, Buy American, Davis Bacon, and perhaps an attorney's forum on a host of those issues or part of those issues. I did want to remind folks that we have, as I pointed out, a document that's very much a

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Yahoo! Health News: Rat Whiskers Give Clues to Blinking Disorder Yahoo! My Yahoo! Mail  

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Yahoo! Health News: Rat Whiskers Give Clues to Blinking Disorder Yahoo! My Yahoo! Mail Search · Encyclopedia A-Z · Health News via RSS · Recipes HealthDay All HealthDay News Rat Whiskers Give Clues, Feb. 2 (HealthDayNews) -- A rat's whiskers may hold vital clues to a debilitating human disorder

Kleinfeld, David

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Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 | Department  

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Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 February 29, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Shown here are some of the thousands of items employees at the Savannah River Site collected for Toys for Tots. Shown here are some of the thousands of items employees at the Savannah River Site collected for Toys for Tots. WASHINGTON, D.C. - EM employees and their contractor counterparts donated more than $800,000 and other gifts to people in need in recent months. The charitable giving drives were administered through multiple efforts, including the latest Combined Federal Campaign season that ended this month. The campaign is a workplace charitable giving drive for employees in the federal workplace. Employees at EM headquarters donated more than $91,000

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Sandia gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine | National  

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gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine | National gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > Sandia gives Japanese elected official a tour ... Sandia gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine Posted By Office of Public Affairs Sandia gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine

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Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 | Department  

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Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 Charitable Giving by EM Employees, Contractors Tops $800,000 February 29, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Shown here are some of the thousands of items employees at the Savannah River Site collected for Toys for Tots. Shown here are some of the thousands of items employees at the Savannah River Site collected for Toys for Tots. WASHINGTON, D.C. - EM employees and their contractor counterparts donated more than $800,000 and other gifts to people in need in recent months. The charitable giving drives were administered through multiple efforts, including the latest Combined Federal Campaign season that ended this month. The campaign is a workplace charitable giving drive for employees in the federal workplace. Employees at EM headquarters donated more than $91,000

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Direct synthesis and easy axis alignment of L1{sub 0}-FePt nanoparticles  

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Partially ordered Fe{sub 53}Pt{sub 47} nanoparticles with size around 8 nm were prepared by the simultaneous decomposition of iron pentacarbonyl and platinum acetylacetonate. The high boiling point chemical, hexadecylamine, was used as a solvent, and 1-adamantanecarboxylic acid was used as a stabilizer. The reflux temperature of the solution could exceed 360 deg. C, where disordered FePt particles could be partially transformed into the ordered L1{sub 0} phase. A nonmagnetic mechanical stirrer was used in order to avoid agglomeration of the fct-FePt particles during synthesis. The particles were dispersed in toluene and films of the particles were cast onto silicon wafers from the solution. X-ray diffraction patterns of as-made samples showed weak superlattice peaks, indicating partial chemical ordering of the Fe{sub 53}Pt{sub 47} particles. The room-temperature hysteresis loop of the as-made sample reveals a small coercivity ({approx}600 Oe) because of thermal fluctuations; however, the loop is wide open and hard to saturate. The remanence coercivity from the dcd curve is about 2.5 kOe, which is four times larger than the hysteresis coercivity. The large remanent to hysteresis coercivity ratio and the shapes of the hysteresis loop and dcd curve suggest a broad distribution of anisotropies in the partially ordered particles. By coating the ordered nanoparticles with a polymer binder, the easy axis of the particles could be aligned under an external field.

Kang Shishou; Jia Zhiyong; Shi Shifan; Nikles, David E.; Harrell, J.W. [Center for Materials for Information Technology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0209 (United States)

2005-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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E/Z MAS: An easy-to-use computerized materials control and accountability system  

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Nuclear facilities that handle and process nuclear materials are required to track their nuclear holdings and to keep adequate records that manage and control the inventory of those holdings. The complexity of a system that does this job is directly proportional to the complexity of the facility`s operations. This paper describes an approach to computerized materials protection, control, and accountability (MPC and A) that was introduced by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in the fall of 1997. This new system, E/Z MAS, is the latest addition to the LANL suite of computerized MPC and A tools, which also includes the CoreMAS system. E/Z MAS was initially designed to address the needs of those facilities that have small to modest MPC and A needs but has been expanded to provide full functionality for any facility. The system name, E/Z MAS, reflects the system`s easy-to-use characteristics, which include ease of installation and ease of software maintenance. Both CoreMAS and E/Z MAS have been provided to facilities in the Former Soviet Union to assist them in implementing a computerized MPC and A system that meets their needs. In this paper the authors will address the functionality of CoreMAS and E/Z MAS, and an argument in favor of intranet-based material control and accountability will be advanced.

Anderson, L.K.; Boor, M.G.; Hurford, J.M.; Landry, R.P.; Martinez, B.J.; Solem, A.M.; Whiteson, R.; Zardecki, A.

1998-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

287

Reliability modeling of demand response considering uncertainty of customer behavior  

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Abstract Demand response (DR) has been considered as a generation alternative to improve the reliability indices of the system and load point. However, when the demand resources scheduled in the DR market fail to result in demand reductions, it can potentially bring new problems associated with maintaining a reliable supply. In this paper, a reliability model of the demand resource is constructed considering customers behaviors in the same form as conventional generation units, where the availability and unavailability are associated with the simple two-state model. The reliability model is generalized by a multi-state model. In the integrated power market with DR, market players provide the demand reduction and generation, which are represented by an equivalent multi-state demand response and generation, respectively. The reliability indices of the system and load point are evaluated using the optimal power flow by minimizing the summation of load curtailments with various constraints.

Hyung-Geun Kwag; Jin-O Kim

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Customer Value Proposition Smart Grid (KEL) (Smart Grid Project) | Open  

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Proposition Smart Grid (KEL) (Smart Grid Project) Proposition Smart Grid (KEL) (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name Customer Value Proposition Smart Grid (KEL) Country Sweden Headquarters Location Gothenburg, Sweden Coordinates 57.696995°, 11.9865° 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":57.696995,"lon":11.9865,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Low-Interest Loans for Customer-Side Distributed Resources | Department of  

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Low-Interest Loans for Customer-Side Distributed Resources Low-Interest Loans for Customer-Side Distributed Resources Low-Interest Loans for Customer-Side Distributed Resources < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit Residential Schools State Government Savings Category Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Solar Wind Program Info Start Date 7/21/2005 State Connecticut Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount Varies Provider Banc of America Long-term financing is available to retail end-use customers for the installation of customer-side distributed resources. Customer-side distributed resources are defined by Conn. Gen. Stat. § 16-1 as "(A) the generation of electricity from a unit with a rating of not more than

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

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

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Customer delight and mood states: an empirical analysis in Indian retail context  

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The customer satisfaction has already been researched at length and is being used by the retailers to achieve competitive edge. Since everyone in the market is trying to satisfy its customers, merely satisfying does not seem enough and moving beyond customer satisfaction to customer delight is required (Schlossberg, 1990). The present research initiated with, establishing of factors responsible for customer-delight in retail settings, as identified by Arnold et al. (2005), in the Indian retail context. Further, an attempt was made to investigate the association between shoppers' mood states induced by retail settings at the point of purchase, and customer delight arising thereof. The results of regression analysis clearly indicated a strong relationship between the two. Lastly, future directions for research are mentioned.

Pankaj Chamola; Prakash Tiwari

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Online Community Experience (OCE) and its impact on customer attitudes: an exploratory study  

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Many companies have realised the critical importance of online product communities as a tool to facilitate interactions amongst their customers and to strengthen customer-product ties. This study proposes a new construct, Online Community Experience (OCE), to enhance our understanding of customers' online interactions in such communities and its impact on customers' product-related perceptions and attitudes. We draw on diverse theoretical areas including computer-mediated communication, information processing, and brand communities to identify the critical antecedents of OCE. The model was validated using data collected from a sample of 108 subjects through a set of two questionnaires. The study findings offer strong support for the model and indicate the importance of OCE as a critical mediating variable in understanding the impact of online community participation on customer attitudes and perceptions. The key implications for future research and managerial practice in the areas of online communities, marketing communication, and customer relationship management are discussed.

Priya Nambisan; James Watt

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer-perceived value of e-financial services: a means-end approach  

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The financial services sector has recently undergone changes unprecedented in its history. Understanding customers' needs and values has become more important for financial institutions than ever before, not only due to the changing environment but also because of changed customer behaviour. This study explores the customer-perceived value of two e-financial services, namely electronic fund transfer service and internet brokerage service. This is done by using a means-end approach. It is a qualitative in-depth interviewing method that is used for explaining how product or service attributes facilitate consumers' achievement of desired end-states of being. The results indicate how different electronic services create value for customers in service consumption. The findings provide banking executives with a better understanding of what kind of value customers perceive in the consumption of different e-financial services. The results indicate similarities and differences in the customer-perceived value between the services explored.

Tommi Laukkanen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

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

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Rational Customers and Retail Competition George Georgiadischarge a higher optimal retail price under the no depositboth rms charge the same retail price, we show the existence

Georgiadis, G.; Tang, C. S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Risk from Real-Time Retail Electricity Pricing: Bill Volatility and Hedgability  

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Implementing Real- Time Retail Electricity Pricing, CenterMarkets With Time-Invariant Retail Prices, RAND Journal of155 Customer Risk from Real-Time Retail Electricity Pricing:

Borenstein, Severin

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

The Program Administrator Cost of Saved Energy for Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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savings for 2009-2011 residential consumer product rebateCSE for residential consumer product rebate detailed programcommercial/industrial custom rebate programs). In this

Billingsley, Megan A.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

A method for designing customer-oriented demand response aggregation service  

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Abstract Demand response (DR), which controls electric usage of customers when electric system reliability is jeopardised, attracts much societal attention. To realise a pragmatic DR, aggregators have to make well-customised requests for power saving to keep each customer comfortable in energy use. An engineering method is proposed here to design a DR aggregation service from the viewpoint of various customers comfort. The idea is to use an optimum resource allocation method that can provide quantitative information on how much electric power should be saved by each customer. The application validated the effectiveness of the proposed method.

Yoshiki Shimomura; Yutaro Nemoto; Fumiya Akasaka; Ryosuke Chiba; Koji Kimita

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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C3Bio.org - Knowledge Base: Tips: Customize your "My HUB" page  

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

(.jpg, .jpeg, .jpe, .bmp, .tif, .tiff, .png, .gif) Submit You are here: Home Knowledge Base Tips Customize your "My HUB" page Knowledge Base Main page Categories...

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List of DOE radioisotope customers with summary of radioisotope shipments, FY 1987  

SciTech Connect

This edition of the radioisotope customer list was prepared at the request of the Office of Health and Environmental Research (ER-73), Office of Energy Research, US Department of Energy (DOE). This document describes radioisotope distribution from DOE facilities to private firms, including foreign and other DOE facilities. The information is divided into five sections: 1) isotope suppliers, facility contact, and isotopes or services supplied; 2) customers, suppliers, and isotopes purchased; 3) isotopes purchased cross- referenced with customer numbers; 4) geographic locations of radioisotope customers; and 5) radioisotope sales and transfers for fiscal year 1987.

Lamar, D.A.; Van Houten, N.C.

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-14-085 Visual Aids for a Customer B3...  

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A. Project Title: Visual Aids for a Customer SECTION B. Project Description The manufacturer will construct two mockup reactor assemblies out of stainless steel to be used for...

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The Program Administrator Cost of Saved Energy for Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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of Electricity Energy Efficiency Programs. The Energyof Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the5803E. Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE). 2013. 2012

Billingsley, Megan A.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair duration effects on distribution system reliability indices and customer outage costs.  

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??The distribution system is part of the electric power system that links the bulk transmission system and the individual customers. Approximately 80 percent of outages (more)

Shakya, Binendra

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 | Department  

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

Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 November 15, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the world's largest and most successful annual charity drive, now in its 52nd year. In the video above, hear federal employees talk about why they contribute and what giving means to them. | Video courtesy of CFC 2013. Marissa Newhall Marissa Newhall Managing Editor, Energy.gov How can I participate? Find approved charities that you believe in by using the CFC search tool. Find your office's CFC reporting unit code. Follow simple instructions to designate a recurring payroll deduction, or make a one-time contribution online. You may also ask your office's CFC point person for a paper form.

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Y-12 gives students a taste of science | National Nuclear Security  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

gives students a taste of science | National Nuclear Security gives students a taste of science | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > Y-12 gives students a taste of science Y-12 gives students a taste of science Posted By Office of Public Affairs During a recent visit to the Y-12 National Security Complex, eighth graders

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Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 | Department  

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

Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 Time to Give: Energy Department Celebrates Kickoff of CFC 2013 November 15, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the world's largest and most successful annual charity drive, now in its 52nd year. In the video above, hear federal employees talk about why they contribute and what giving means to them. | Video courtesy of CFC 2013. Marissa Newhall Marissa Newhall Managing Editor, Energy.gov How can I participate? Find approved charities that you believe in by using the CFC search tool. Find your office's CFC reporting unit code. Follow simple instructions to designate a recurring payroll deduction, or make a one-time contribution online. You may also ask your office's CFC point person for a paper form.

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UCSF School of Nursing Honor Roll of Giving 2006/2007  

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Doctoral Reunion 6 School of Nursing Board Members 6 Leadership Giving 8 Donors 2006/2007 10 Hester the world over. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, for example, marked the occasion by submitting a Record

Soloveichik, David

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The Choose-your-Charity Tax: A Way to Incentivize Greater Giving  

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Individual Giving Than a Tax and Credit If you call me andyour-Charity Tax. A Tax Credit to Boost Charitable Givingthis: People would get a tax credit of one dollar for each

Edlin, Aaron S

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Choose-Your-Charity Tax: A Way to Incentivize Greater Giving  

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Individual Giving Than a Tax and Credit If you call me andyour-Charity Tax. A Tax Credit to Boost Charitable Givingthis: People would get a tax credit of one dollar for each

Edlin, Aaron S

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ways to Give Go online or call Tufts with a credit card  

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. If an outright credit card gift, a tax receipt and gift acknowledgement letter will be mailed shortly. PayrollWays to Give Go online or call Tufts with a credit card: https://tuftsgiving.org University Gift

Dennett, Daniel

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How to Turn Carbon into A Magnet? X-rays and Protons Give the...  

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to Turn Carbon into A Magnet? X-rays and Protons Give the Answer Since antiquity, magnetism has appeared to be a trick performed only by iron, nickel, cobalt and a handful of rare...

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Nationwide: Max Tech and Beyond Design Competition Gives Students the Opportunity to Solve Energy Challenges  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

By encouraging students to design and develop appliances that are more efficient than any other technology on the market, the competition gives students a hands-on experience not replicable in the classroom.

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3D Rigid Structure from Video: What Are "Easy" Shapes and "Good" Motions ? Pedro M. Q. Aguiar  

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3D Rigid Structure from Video: What Are "Easy" Shapes and "Good" Motions ? Pedro M. Q. Aguiar--Factorization algorithms are increasingly popular to recover 3D rigid structure from video. In this paper, we analyze the rank 1 factorization algorithm to determine what are the most suitable 3D shapes or the best 3D motions

Aguiar, Pedro M. Q.

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Vacancy effects in an easy-plane Heisenberg model: reduction of Tc and doubly-charged vortices  

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Vacancy effects in an easy-plane Heisenberg model: reduction of Tc and doubly-charged vortices G. M here under the presence of a low concentration of nonmagnetic impurities (spin vacancies). A nearest, a large fraction of the thermally generated vortices nucleate centered on vacancies, where they have

Wysin, Gary

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Leaving home ain't easy: non-local seed dispersal is only evolutionarily stable in highly unpredictable environments  

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...research-article Research articles 1001 60 70 Leaving home ain't easy: non-local seed dispersal...by keeping a portion of seeds close to home, in a currently favourable area, and...individual's offspring should remain close to home, since most offspring come from high fecundity...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DooSo6: Easy collaboration over shared projects Claudia-Lavinia Ignat, Gerald Oster and Pascal Molli  

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DooSo6: Easy collaboration over shared projects Claudia-Lavinia Ignat, G´erald Oster and Pascal. Users need to learn and deal with complex commands for efficiently us- ing these collaborative tools-authorship ap- plication. In this paper, we propose the DooSo6 collaboration tool that offers support

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Latino Philanthropy: Does Not Being Asked to Give or Volunteer Equal Social Exclusion?  

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LATINO PHILANTHROPY: DOES NOT BEING ASKED TO GIVE OR VOLUNTEER EQUAL SOCIAL EXCLUSION? A Thesis by CALIXTO MELERO JR. Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 2011 Major Subject: Sociology Latino Philanthropy: Does Not Being Asked to Give or Volunteer Equal Social Exclusion? Copyright 2011 Calixto Melero Jr...

Melero, Calixto

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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What customers think of retail access: Results of the Massachusetts Electric Company's pilot  

SciTech Connect

This paper summarizes findings from the evaluation of Massachusetts Electric Company's Residential and Small Commercial Retail Access Pilot Program which was in effect in 1997. Customers in 4 cities within Massachusetts were offered the opportunity to enroll in the Pilot. Participants in the Pilot selected a supplier from a set of options, including low-price generation, green and other options. Most participants in the Pilot are satisfied and most participants and nonparticipants feel choice is important. However, the evaluation identified several significant differences between residential and commercial customers. Commercial customers have a higher level of awareness of retail access and a marked preference for lowest priced supply options. By contrast, price matters less to residential customers. Residential customers who opted not to participate in the pilot have higher level of concern about retail access than the participants, suggesting that for residential customers, experience with the Pilot has been educational. Despite ambitious outreach efforts and educational campaigns, there is a large learning curve which many residential customers have yet to climb. These and other lessons learned about marketing and educating customers on retail access are discussed.

Titus, E.; Fox, E.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case study: Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, intermediation and disintermediation: The case of INSG  

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Whilst our knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems continues to evolve, there is still much to learn. This paper offers some relatively rare insights on the use of CRM systems and the strategic impact on the processes of intermediation ... Keywords: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Disintermediation and case study research, Intermediation

Christopher Bull

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Keep Customersand EnergyFrom Slipping Through the Cracks  

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

The most successful energy efficiency upgrade programs have customers who are willing and able to implement energy efficiency upgrades. This may seem like an obvious statement; however, many upgrade programs are struggling to reach their upgrade goals because they allow initially excited customers to slip through the cracks by not guiding them through the entire upgrade process.

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LASP Micro Bus--an integral aspect of mission customization Payload Accommodation  

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LMB LASP Micro Bus--an integral aspect of mission customization Payload Accommodation Build time accommodation on-orbit. The LASP Micro Bus (LMB) is an integral aspect of our mission customization capability, volume allocated to payload = 30+ MB/orbit ADCS: 3-axis stabilized; accuracy = 10 arc*sec, knowledge = 2

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

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Web strategies to promote internet shopping: is cultural-customization needed?  

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Building consumer trust is important for new or unknown Internet businesses seeking to extend their customer reach globally. This study explores the question: Should website designers take into account the cultural characteristics of prospective customers ... Keywords: cross-cultural study, internet shopping, trust, web strategies

Choon Ling Sia; Kai H. Lim; Kwok Leung; Matthew K. O. Lee; Wayne Wei Huang; Izak Benbasat

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering Service Products: The Case of Mass-Customizing Service Agreements for Heavy Equipment  

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Engineering Service Products: The Case of Mass- Customizing Service Agreements for Heavy Equipment develop a reference model of service agreement engineering to help mass-customize and evaluate service. The Problem of Engineering Service Products for Manufacturers Manufacturers of heavy industry are increasingly

Hsu, Cheng

323

Customization and 3D printing: a challenging playground for software product lines  

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3D printing is gaining more and more momentum to build customized product in a wide variety of fields. We conduct an exploratory study of Thingiverse, the most popular Website for sharing user-created 3D design files, in order to establish a possible ... Keywords: 3D printing, customization, software product lines

Mathieu Acher, Benoit Baudry, Olivier Barais, Jean-Marc Jzquel

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Communications Management in the New Digital Era Center for Marketing Studies  

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Customer Communications Management in the New Digital Era Center for Marketing Studies Darla Moore communications to create customer and brand value. While marketers now have more means than ever to reach, engage is essential for success. In this discussion paper we explore the new digital era of marketing communications

Almor, Amit

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An example of trust-based marketing and customer advocacy in e-commerce  

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Professor Glen L. Urban at MIT Sloan advocates a new style of marketing based on trust-building. One way to build this trust is to use an advisor to have a conversation with the customer rather than talking at the customer. ...

Zhang, Min, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pricing Electricity for Default Customers: Pass Through or Performance-Based Rates?  

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PWP-066 Pricing Electricity for Default Customers: Pass Through or Performance-Based Rates? Carl;1 Pricing Electricity for Default Customers: Pass Through or Performance-Based Rates? Carl Blumstein1 August 1999 Abstract California electricity consumers can choose a retail electricity service provider

California at Berkeley. University of

327

Customization and 3D Printing: A Challenging Playground for Software Product Lines  

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Customization and 3D Printing: A Challenging Playground for Software Product Lines Mathieu Acher firstname.lastname@irisa.fr ABSTRACT 3D printing is gaining more and more momentum to build customized. We provide hints that SPL-alike techniques are practically used in 3D printing and thus relevant

Boyer, Edmond

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SDG&E Customers Can Connect Home Area Network Devices With Smart Meters |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

SDG&E Customers Can Connect Home Area Network Devices With Smart Meters SDG&E Customers Can Connect Home Area Network Devices With Smart Meters Home > Groups > Utility Rate Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 16 January, 2013 - 11:09 OpenEI San Diego Gas and Electric Smart Meters Smartgrid article reposted from Smartgrid.gov SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2013 - San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customers can now purchase and install home area network devices to see how much energy they are using in near real-time and help identify high energy use appliances. With in-home energy display devices connected to their electric smart meters, SDG&E customers have access to a new tool to help them make smart energy consumption decisions to reduce their overall energy usage and costs. SDG&E has tested several new in-home energy display devices and customers

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Customization of technology roadmaps according to roadmapping purposes: Overall process and detailed modules  

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Recently, technology roadmap has received increasing interest from academics and practitioners alike, as it is a powerful and inherently flexible approach in terms of architectural structure and construction process. However, the potential benefit may not be fully exploited due to the difficulty in customizing roadmaps to fit specific needs and/or to accommodate unusual circumstances. In response, the main purpose of this research is to provide guidance for customizing roadmaps. Specifically, we adopt a modularization method for mass customization and suggest a set of different roadmaps for different purposes such as forecasting, planning, and administration. In addition, a web-based system is developed to facilitate the roadmapping activities, which in turn ensures the creation, dissemination, and upkeep of roadmaps. With the system having a customization function, a set of customized roadmaps can be generated simply by selecting the application purpose and then meeting the input requirements. The function helps prospective users design roadmap formats and contents.

Sungjoo Lee; Yongtae Park

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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To save campaign costs, use the e-Giving paperless or print  

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

save campaign costs, use the e-Giving paperless or print save campaign costs, use the e-Giving paperless or print and submit form options at www.cfcnca.org. You can donate through payroll deduction to spread your giving over the year or choose credit/debit card, electronic check, cash or check. If you complete your Pledge Form online, you also must write your Social Security Number on the copy that is submitted to the payroll office for payroll deduction. Check with your Keyworker if your payroll office accepts an alternate identification number. If using the paper Pledge Form, please follow these steps: ➤ Print all information FIRMLY using a ballpoint pen because you are making three copies. Refer to the charity code numbers and descriptions in our online charity search or in this catalog. All charities have a five-digit

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When Life Gives You Onion Scraps, Make Electricity | Department of Energy  

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

When Life Gives You Onion Scraps, Make Electricity When Life Gives You Onion Scraps, Make Electricity When Life Gives You Onion Scraps, Make Electricity June 9, 2010 - 4:46pm Addthis Gills Onions had a problem: Too much onion waste. As one of the largest US onion processors, the Oxnard, Calif. company produces chopped and sliced onions for retail, bulk and foodservice sale. This creates up to 1.5 million pounds of onion trimmings a week. Until last year, the company simply spread the onion byproduct on fields. Unfortunately, this waste disposal system cost a lot of money, required storage and created odors, pests and potential groundwater contamination. At the same time, Gills Onions anticipated growing electricity costs. "It was becoming really expensive and unmanageable to dispose of the waste by land application," says Nikki Rodoni, Director of Sustainability

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DOE Gives Mission Support Alliance Top Safety Award | Department of Energy  

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

Gives Mission Support Alliance Top Safety Award Gives Mission Support Alliance Top Safety Award DOE Gives Mission Support Alliance Top Safety Award January 27, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contacts Cameron Hardy, DOE January 27, 2012 (509) 376-5365, Cameron.Hardy@rl.doe.gov Deanna Smith, MSA (509) 373-0857, Deanna_L_Smith@rl.gov RICHLAND, Wash. - The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) Star Status in the (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) for its mission support services. This status is the highest safety honor a contractor can receive through DOE's VPP Program. The star recognizes MSA's mission support services group for excellence in employee safety and health programs. The program promotes safety and health excellence through cooperative efforts among labor, management, and government at the DOE contractor

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ScienceCinema Gives You Searchable Videos from the U.S. Department of  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

ScienceCinema Gives You Searchable Videos from the U.S. Department of ScienceCinema Gives You Searchable Videos from the U.S. Department of Energy NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Cathey Daniels, (865) 576-9539 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2011 ScienceCinema Gives You Searchable Videos from the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge, TN - Scientific videos highlighting the most exciting research and development sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are now available through ScienceCinema. The multimedia search tool was launched today as part of a one-day workshop, "Multimedia and Visualization Innovations for Science," jointly hosted by Microsoft and the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI), held in Redmond, Washington. Jeffrey Salmon, Deputy Director for Resource Management with the DOE Office

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Secretary Chu to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise and the  

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

Secretary Chu to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise Secretary Chu to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment Secretary Chu to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment June 25, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - On Sunday, June 27th, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will travel to the United Kingdom to deliver the keynote address at the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment, hosted by the Oxford University Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. This year's forum will focus on "Low Carbon Mobility: Land; Sea and Air." On Monday, Secretary Chu will be attending diplomatic meetings focused on solving our shared energy and climate challenges. Following the morning meetings, Secretary Chu will travel to Houston as part of his ongoing work

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Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More | Department of  

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

Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More October 11, 2011 - 6:37am Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy One of the most exciting things about the work that I do is having the opportunity to get out of the office and talk with the public about energy efficiency and renewable energy. Last month, we held the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 here in Washington, D.C. at the National Mall's West Potomac Park. Talking with visitors to the event, I got to meet people from many walks of life, some of whom are already very knowledgeable about clean energy technologies and some who are curious and eager to learn more. One of the things I always tell people who ask me for

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New Nuclear Energy Awards Give Students Hands-On Research Experience |  

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

New Nuclear Energy Awards Give Students Hands-On Research New Nuclear Energy Awards Give Students Hands-On Research Experience New Nuclear Energy Awards Give Students Hands-On Research Experience September 28, 2012 - 9:33am Addthis Bojan Petrovic, a senior researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, will lead an IRP team in developing a high-power light water reactor design with inherent safety features. | Photo courtesy of Georgia Institute of Technology Bojan Petrovic, a senior researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, will lead an IRP team in developing a high-power light water reactor design with inherent safety features. | Photo courtesy of Georgia Institute of Technology Bradley Williams Team Lead, Nuclear Energy University Programs What Colleges Received The Awards? Georgia Institute of Technology

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Charity Event Gives Department Employees an Excuse to Play with Their Food  

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

Charity Event Gives Department Employees an Excuse to Play with Charity Event Gives Department Employees an Excuse to Play with Their Food Charity Event Gives Department Employees an Excuse to Play with Their Food September 1, 2011 - 3:52pm Addthis A sculpture of the U.S. Capitol, constructed by employees from The Department’s Human Capital Office. | Image credit: Hantz Leger, Department of Energy A sculpture of the U.S. Capitol, constructed by employees from The Department's Human Capital Office. | Image credit: Hantz Leger, Department of Energy Karissa Marcum Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "Don't play with your food!" That was the advice, err mandate, that most of us received from our parents as children. Recently, Energy Department employees were encouraged to suspend that advice, if only for a day, and embrace their inner child.

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Secretary Chu to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise and the  

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

to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment Secretary Chu to Give Keynote Address at World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment June 25, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - On Sunday, June 27th, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will travel to the United Kingdom to deliver the keynote address at the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment, hosted by the Oxford University Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. This year's forum will focus on "Low Carbon Mobility: Land; Sea and Air." On Monday, Secretary Chu will be attending diplomatic meetings focused on solving our shared energy and climate challenges. Following the morning meetings, Secretary Chu will travel to Houston as part of his ongoing work

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Performance predictions for software designs are needed to give early warnings of problems such as  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of such an approach, designed to be integrated with an existing software design environment called ObjecTime. It uses. Intuition is a poor guide to creating a design with good performance. There are too many factorsAbstract Performance predictions for software designs are needed to give early warnings of problems

Woodside, C. Murray

340

The NOAH Project: Giving a Chance to Threatened Species in Africa with UAVs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The NOAH Project: Giving a Chance to Threatened Species in Africa with UAVs Miguel A. Olivares surveillance which is now facilitated by the use of UAVs. We take this approach further by proposing the use African Rangers now have eyes in the sky thanks to Air Rangers, small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Research paper Permineralized fruits from the late Eocene of Panama give clues of the composition of  

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Research paper Permineralized fruits from the late Eocene of Panama give clues of the composition, Ancón, Panama a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 17 May 2011 Received: Dracontomelon Eocene Humiriaceae Neotropical rainforests Panama Vitaceae Central American rainforests are among

Bermingham, Eldredge

342

Giving up Twitter for Lent: how and why we take breaks from social media  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Social media use is widespread, but many people worry about overuse. This paper explores how and why people take breaks from social media. Using a mixed methods approach, we pair data from users who tweeted about giving up Twitter for Lent with an interview ... Keywords: Twitter, breaks, internet, media refusal, self-control, social media, willpower

Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TEMPLATE FOR REU PAPERS Abstract. Give a brief description of your paper here  

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TEMPLATE FOR REU PAPERS YOUR NAME Abstract. Give a brief description of your paper here Contents 1. What does the table of contents command do? 1 2. How do the environment commands work? 1 References 1 1 a contents. You must run tex at least twice for this to work. 2. How do the environment commands work

May, J. Peter

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Audio Conductor The Audio Conductor project aims to give users control  

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Audio Conductor The Audio Conductor project aims to give users control of prerecorded music in real and gyroscope data back to a central unit. The central unit consists of an FPGA, which manages the audio and song selection can be recognized. The tempo of the output audio is then modified to match the user

Hero, Alfred O.

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Identification of matrix conditions that give rise to the linear coupling resonances  

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General definitions of horizontal and vertical amplitudes for linear coupled motion are developed from the normal form of the one-turn matrix. This leads to the identification of conditions on the matrix that give rise to the linear coupling sum and difference resonances. The correspondence with the standard hamiltonian treatment of the resonances is discussed.

Gardner,C.J.

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Easy and efficient processes for catalyst recycling and product recovery in organic biphase systems tested in the hydrogenation of hex-1-ene  

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Easy and efficient processes for catalyst recycling and product recovery in organic biphase systems November 1999, Accepted 26th November 1999 Two organic liquid biphase systems containg poly(ethylene oxide, with the latter showing a better performance and enabling easy and efficient product separation and catalyst

Loh, Watson

347

An Indian customer surrounding 7P?s of service marketing  

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Abstract The primary aim of the study is to examine the effects of services marketing mix elements on Indian customer for making the appropriate marketing mix strategy in banking services context. The study is based on a sample of 351 customers of bank users in India who filled an online questionnaire. The paper uses confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling (SEM) to analyse and confirm the conceptual model proposed in the research. The paper finds that physical evidence, process, place, and people have a positive and significant effect on customer. The study suggested an appropriate services marketing mix strategy for Indian customer perspective in the context of banking services. The paper would help the bankers to create marketing strategies and action plans to retain their existing customers and to attract new customers. The paper is first of its kind to discuss the effects of 7Ps of services marketing mix collectively on Indian customer. The results of the analysis indicated that managing the marketing mix dimensions of product, price and promotion is of less importance except place than managing interactive marketing dimensions such as people, physical evidence, and process.

Gyaneshwar Singh Kushwaha; Shiv Ratan Agrawal

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Interactions between Energy Efficiency Programs funded under the Recovery Act and Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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Program (WIP). History of the State Energy Program. and history of utility customer- funded programs, institutional capacity of state energyand history of utility customer-funded programs, institutional capacity of state energy

Goldman, Charles A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interactions Between Energy Efficiecy Programs Funded Under Recover Act and Utility Customer-funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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

Interactions Between Energy Efficiecy Programs Funded Under Recover Act and Utility Customer-funded Energy Efficiency Programs Webinar.

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"Show Preview" button is not working; gives error | OpenEI Community  

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"Show Preview" button is not working; gives error "Show Preview" button is not working; gives error Home > Groups > Utility Rate Submitted by Ewilson on 3 January, 2013 - 09:52 1 answer Points: 0 Eric, thanks for reporting this. I checked with stakeholders (http://en.openei.org/community/node/657) and decided since the edit view and the "show preview" view would be nearly identical, it wasn't worth keeping the show preview button. However, "Show changes" will show text changes for the utility rates, which is valuable when making a change. Thanks for reporting - this bug is now fixed! Ryan Rmckeel on 17 May, 2013 - 10:30 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content FYI, OpenEI now accommodates t... Very useful information. Thank... The utility rate database version 1 API is now deprecated

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Tax Credits Give Thin-Film Solar a Big Boost | Department of Energy  

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Tax Credits Give Thin-Film Solar a Big Boost Tax Credits Give Thin-Film Solar a Big Boost Tax Credits Give Thin-Film Solar a Big Boost October 18, 2010 - 2:00pm Addthis MiaSolé will expand its capacity to make its thin-film solar panels by more than ten times, thanks to two Recovery Act tax credits.| Photo courtesy of MiaSolé MiaSolé will expand its capacity to make its thin-film solar panels by more than ten times, thanks to two Recovery Act tax credits.| Photo courtesy of MiaSolé Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers What are the key facts? MiaSolé adding more than ten times its current manufacturing capacity Company expects to double or triple its workforce with expansion Expansion is funded by $101 million in Recovery Act tax credit For MiaSolé, a relative newcomer to the solar energy market, 2010 has been

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Give Me My Tax Credit! (Or, How I Almost Bought the Wrong Patio Door) |  

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

Give Me My Tax Credit! (Or, How I Almost Bought the Wrong Patio Give Me My Tax Credit! (Or, How I Almost Bought the Wrong Patio Door) Give Me My Tax Credit! (Or, How I Almost Bought the Wrong Patio Door) July 28, 2009 - 5:00am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Over the past few weeks, my husband and I have been shopping for a new patio door. We currently have a sliding glass door that we have always hated-full exposure to winds from the west and to open fields behind our house mean that we always have dirt and dust getting in through that door, not to mention cold air in the winter and heat in the summer. The final straw was a warped and squeaky track, no doubt aggravated by our dog's constant indecision over whether he wants to be inside or outside (oh, the dilemma!). Since sliding glass doors are known to be inefficient (and ours was already

353

Analysis of Customer Enrollment Patterns in TIme-Based Rate Programs:  

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Analysis of Customer Enrollment Patterns in TIme-Based Rate Analysis of Customer Enrollment Patterns in TIme-Based Rate Programs: Initial Results from the SGIG Consumer Behavior Studies (July 2013) Analysis of Customer Enrollment Patterns in TIme-Based Rate Programs: Initial Results from the SGIG Consumer Behavior Studies (July 2013) The U.S. Department of Energy is implementing the Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The SGIG program involves 99 projects that are deploying smart grid technologies, tools, and techniques for electric transmission, distribution, advanced metering, and customer systems. A subset of the 99 SGIG projects is conducting consumer behavior studies. These studies examine the response of residential and small commercial

354

Dynamic or Tiered Rates? Utility or Customer-Controlled Event Automation?  

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Dynamic or Tiered Rates? Utility or Customer-Controlled Event Automation? Dynamic or Tiered Rates? Utility or Customer-Controlled Event Automation? Speaker(s): Karen Herter Date: September 27, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Janie Page SMUD's 2011-2012 Residential Summer Solutions Study investigated the effects of real-time energy data and TOU-CPP rates in the presence of utility or customer controlled thermostat automation. Of the four rate and automation options offered, the TOU-CPP rate + customer-controlled automation provided the greatest savings, with 4% energy savings, daily weekday peak savings of more than 30%, and an average event peak load shed of nearly 60%. Effects of real-time information on these impacts were modest (1-7%), but in many cases statistically significant. On average,

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List of Custom/Others pending approval Incentives | Open Energy Information  

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Custom/Others pending approval Incentives Custom/Others pending approval Incentives Jump to: navigation, search The following contains the list of 769 Custom/Others pending approval Incentives. CSV (rows 1-500) CSV (rows 501-769) Incentive Incentive Type Place Applicable Sector Eligible Technologies Active AEP (Central and North) - CitySmart Program (Texas) Utility Rebate Program Texas Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Schools Boilers Central Air conditioners Chillers Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building Custom/Others pending approval Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls Furnaces Heat pumps Lighting Lighting Controls/Sensors Motor VFDs Motors Roofs Windows Yes AEP (Central and North) - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs (Texas) Utility Rebate Program Texas Construction

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VP 100: Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills |  

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Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills VP 100: Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills October 4, 2010 - 3:00pm Addthis An employee installs a smart meter as part of a smart grid initiative by EPB. The project is supporting 390 jobs in the Chattanooga area. | Photo courtesy of EPB An employee installs a smart meter as part of a smart grid initiative by EPB. The project is supporting 390 jobs in the Chattanooga area. | Photo courtesy of EPB Kevin Craft What are the key facts? EPB will install approximately 170,000 smart meters and 1,500 automated switches. They have the potential to provide a $300 million value to EPB and customers over a ten-year period. "Last winter I received a call from my son saying he had a $400 electric

357

DOE GC Joins Customs Service Trade Data System to Strengthen Enforcement  

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GC Joins Customs Service Trade Data System to Strengthen GC Joins Customs Service Trade Data System to Strengthen Enforcement Effort DOE GC Joins Customs Service Trade Data System to Strengthen Enforcement Effort February 14, 2011 - 5:48pm Addthis The Department of Energy today announced that its Office of the General Counsel has joined the Board of Directors of the International Trade Data System, and now has access to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection "Automated Commercial Environment." This provides DOE with real-time information on imported products subject to DOE's energy conservation regulations. The Department will now be able more easily to identify products imported in violation of its energy conservation regulations thus ensuring that foreign manufacturers have to follow the same rules as

358

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

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Agents offer a new and exciting way of understanding the world of work. In this paper we describe the development of agent-based simulation models, designed to help to understand the relationship between people management practices and retail performance. We report on the current development of our simulation models which includes new features concerning the evolution of customers over time. To test the features we have conducted a series of experiments dealing with customer pool sizes, standard and noise reduction modes, and the spread of customers' word of mouth. To validate and evaluate our model, we introduce new performance measure specific to retail operations. We show that by varying different parameters in our model we can simulate a range of customer experiences leading to significant differences in performance measures. Ultimately, we are interested in better understanding the impact of changes in staff behavior due to changes in store management practices. Our multi-disciplinary research team draws...

Siebers, Peer-Olaf; Celia, Helen; Clegg, Chris

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wealth Transfers Among Large Customers from Implementing Real-Time Retail Electricity Pricing  

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Severin. Time-Varying Retail Electricity Prices: Theory andCustomer Risk from Real-Time Retail Electricity Pricing:Markets With Time-Invariant Retail Prices, RAND Journal of

Borenstein, Severin

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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The consumption reductions paid rebates during CPP days area CPP rate with a rebate mechanism as the default rate forthese customers received a rebate of 35 cents/KWh for the

Wolak, Frank A.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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of price response (price elasticity of demand, substitutionprice elasticities, for estimating the market potential of demand responsedemand response market potential that account for customer behavior and prices through the use of price elasticities (

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

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Order promising/fulfillment and customer/channel collaboration in supply chain management  

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This research investigates the order promising and fulfillment and customer and channel collaboration functions of a company. In addition to presenting more precise definitions, we identify and analyze current and emerging ...

An, Yimin, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Mining customer credit by using neural network model with logistic regression approach  

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. The objective of this research was to investigate the methodologies to mine customer credit history for the bank industry. Particularly, combination of logistic regression model and neural network technique are proposed to determine if the predictive capability...

Kao, Ling-Jing

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Honeywell Demonstrates Automated Demand Response Benefits for Utility, Commercial, and Industrial Customers  

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Honeywells Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) project demonstrates utility-scale performance of a hardware/software platform for automated demand response (ADR) for utility, commercial, and industrial customers. The case study is now available for downloading.

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The Economic Value of PV and Net Metering to Residential Customers in California  

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metering than with a feed-in tariff where all PV generationnet metering, MPR- based feed-in tariff, hourly netting, and1) An MPR-based feed-in tariff, under which the customer is

Darghouth, Naim

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Transportation Research Board Conference January 10, 2005 Using Custom Transportation Data  

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Transportation Research Board Conference January 10, 2005 Using Custom Transportation Data Collection Software with Handheld Computers for Education, Research, and Practice Transportation Research, Andrew Byrd, Michael Rose, Tarek Abou El-Seoud #12;Transportation Research Board Conference January 10

Bertini, Robert L.

367

Improving customer order visibility to enable improved planning and decision making  

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The General Purpose Drives organization of ABB Switzerland does not capture sufficient data on the movement of customer orders through the production process to make efficient decisions on where to allocate improvement ...

Krause, Karla M. (Karla Margarete)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Advertising in a Competitive Market: The Role of Product Standards, Customer Learning, and Switching Costs  

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Standard models of competition predict that firms will sell less when competitors target their customers with advertising. This is particularly true in mature markets with many competitors that sell relatively undifferentiated ...

Anderson, Eric T.

369

Design and testing of a sensorless switched reluctance motor drive with a custom integrated circuit controller  

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presents a breadboard level SRM drive that emirates a custom IC controller implementing closedloop speed control and starting torque.The rotor position sensing information is essential for determining the switching instants to have proper control of speed...

Zhang, Yingxia

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Critical Issues Facing Federal Customers and the Electric Industry: A Call to Partnering  

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Presentation covers critical issues facing federal customers and the electric industry and is given at the FUPWG Fall Meeting, held on November 28-29, 2007 in San Diego, California.

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VP 100: Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills |  

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

VP 100: Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills VP 100: Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills VP 100: Smart Meters Will Help Customers Avoid High Electric Bills October 4, 2010 - 3:00pm Addthis An employee installs a smart meter as part of a smart grid initiative by EPB. The project is supporting 390 jobs in the Chattanooga area. | Photo courtesy of EPB An employee installs a smart meter as part of a smart grid initiative by EPB. The project is supporting 390 jobs in the Chattanooga area. | Photo courtesy of EPB Kevin Craft What are the key facts? EPB will install approximately 170,000 smart meters and 1,500 automated switches. They have the potential to provide a $300 million value to EPB and customers over a ten-year period. "Last winter I received a call from my son saying he had a $400 electric

372

T-642: RSA SecurID update to Customers | Department of Energy  

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2: RSA SecurID update to Customers 2: RSA SecurID update to Customers T-642: RSA SecurID update to Customers June 9, 2011 - 12:45am Addthis PROBLEM: Certain characteristics of the attack on RSA indicated that the perpetrator's most likely motive was to obtain an element of security information that could be used to target defense secrets and related IP, rather than financial gain, PII, or public embarrassment. PLATFORM: RSA SecurID implementations ABSTRACT: RSA investigation has revealed that the attack resulted in certain information being extracted from RSA's systems. Some of that information is related to RSA's SecurID two-factor authentication products. reference LINKS: Open Letter to RSA Customers (update) CVE-2011-0322 RSA Fraud Resource Center RSA Security Practice DOE-CIRC T-640: RSA Access Manager Server CVE-2011-0322 Update

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Yield estimates and comparisons for full custom, standard cell, and gate array design methodologies  

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YIELD ESTIMATES AND COMPARISONS FOR FULL CUSTOM, STANDARD CELL, AND GATE ARRAY DESIGN METHODOLOGIES A Thesis by MARCELLA EVELYN NORTE Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1990 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering YIELD ESTIMATES AND COMPARISONS FOR FULL CUSTOM, STANDARD CELL, AND GATE ARRAY DESIGN METHODOLOGIES A Thesis by MARCELLA EVELYN NORTE Approved...

Norte, Marcella Evelyn

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer-perceived value of e-financial services: a means-end approach  

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The financial services sector has recently undergone changes unprecedented in its history. Understanding customers' needs and values has become more important for financial institutions than ever before, not only due to the changing environment but ... Keywords: ETF, consumers, customers, e-banking, e-finance, e-financial services, electronic banking, electronic finance, electronic fund transfer, internet brokerage, internet services, online banking, online brokerage, perceived value, value creation, web services

Tommi Laukkanen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A new concept for utility integrated resource planning: ``Start with the customer``  

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The competitive restructuring of the electric power industry is intensifying pressures for electric utilities to control costs through improved utilization of existing assets and by minimizing capital investment in new generation, transmission, and distribution capacity. This article introduces a new planning approach that can provide more informed business decisions, resulting in higher asset utilization, lower overall costs, and enhanced customer service. Unlike traditional planning methods, which assumed captive customer load growth, this process starts at the customer, focusing on how the customer`s energy service needs can best be met. Experience garnered from utilities on four continents illustrates the potential of this new approach to reduce capital expenditure for energy resource additions, often at less than one-half the cost of conventional solutions. By reorienting how utilities think, plan, and are internally organized, this new approach can assist utilities in making the fundamental transition to a customer-driven industry. Additional benefits include accurate costing of energy resources and wheeling, reduced vulnerability to conflicts over facility siting, reduced risk in a time of rapid industry change. The process proposed here may not be the best IRP process for utilities in the future but could be of significant benefit during the restructuring period.

Arsali, N.; Neelakanta, P.S.

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

SeizAlert could give patients 4.5 hour warning of seizure  

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One percent of Americans, 3 million people, suffer from epilepsy. And their lives are about to be dramatically changed by scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. For 15 years, Dr. Lee Hively has been working on "SeizAlert", a seizure-detecting device that resembles a common PDA. "It allows us to analyze scalp brain waves and give us up to 4.5 hours' forewarning of that event," he said. With the help of partner Kara Kruse, he's now able to help patients predict the previously unpredictable.

Dr. Lee Hively and Kara Kruse

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

377

Customer Strategies for Responding to Day-Ahead Market HourlyElectricity Pricing  

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

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

2005-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Factsheet Overview The Savannah River National Laboratory's Shielded Cells Facility gives the  

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Overview Overview The Savannah River National Laboratory's Shielded Cells Facility gives the laboratory the ability to safely work with a wide variety of highly radioactive samples and items in support of various research and development initiatives. Skilled operators, standing safely outside the cells, use manipulator arms to perform work inside the cells. The facility consists of sixteen 6-foot by 6-foot work stations or cells with the following features: The exterior walls of the facility are made of 3-foot-thick high-density * concrete with a 1/8-inch thick stainless steel liner. Each cell has a 3' x3' shielding window. Shielding windows are 3-foot thick * leaded glass, filled with mineral oil for optimal viewing capabilities.

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How may a customer exploit the Bonneville Power Administration's new pricing scheme?  

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For more than half a century, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has marketed electricity produced by the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) to its 'preference' customers in the Pacific Northwest. It has historically met the growing needs of its preference customers by augmenting the power provided by the FCRPS with market purchases and recovering its costs through its cost-based rates. The BPA, however, is preparing to implement a new pricing scheme intended to balance its historical commitment to supply its customers with low-cost power from the FCRPS with the need to signal that growing demands are met with increasingly expensive generation resources. This paper describes an opportunity that may exist for customers to exploit the scheme to obtain a larger share of low-cost federal power going forward. We show that when all customers take advantage of the opportunity, they find themselves in a form of the prisoner's dilemma whose outcome is a lose-lose Nash equilibrium, and discuss its managerial implications.

Doug Allen; Ira Horowitz; Chi-Keung Woo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

An easy-to-implement filter for separating photo-excited signals from topography in scanning tunneling microscopy  

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In order to achieve elemental and chemical sensitivity in scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), synchrotron x-rays have been applied to excite core-level electrons during tunneling. The x-ray photo-excitations result in tip currents that are superimposed onto conventional tunneling currents. While carrying important physical information, the varying x-ray induced currents can destabilize the feedback loop causing it to be unable to maintain a constant tunneling current, sometimes even causing the tip to retract fully or crash. In this paper, we report on an easy-to-implement filter circuit that can separate the x-ray induced currents from conventional tunneling currents, thereby allowing simultaneous measurements of topography and chemical contrasts. The filter and the schematic presented here can also be applied to other variants of light-assisted STM such as laser STM.

Wang Kangkang; Rosenmann, Daniel; Holt, Martin; Winarski, Robert; Hla, Saw-Wai [Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States); Rose, Volker [Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States); Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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CET2001 Customer Led Network Revolution (Smart Grid Project) | Open Energy  

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CET2001 Customer Led Network Revolution (Smart Grid Project) CET2001 Customer Led Network Revolution (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name CET2001 Customer Led Network Revolution Country United Kingdom Coordinates 55.378052°, -3.435973° 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":55.378052,"lon":-3.435973,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Critical Issues Facing Federal Customers and the Electric Industry: A Call to Partnering  

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

Issues Facing Federal Issues Facing Federal Critical Issues Facing Federal Customers and the Electric Industry: Customers and the Electric Industry: A Call to Partnering A Call to Partnering Steve Kiesner Director, National Customer Markets Edison Electric Institute FUPWG November 28, 2007 Overview  State of the industry  Review recent Energy Infrastructure Picture State of the Industry State of the Industry The Challenge of Balancing Core Drivers The Challenge of Balancing Core Drivers Rising Costs Rising Costs and Prices and Prices Climate Climate Change Change Energy Energy Efficiency Efficiency Enormous Enormous CapEx CapEx No longer a declining cost industry Fuel, infrastructure components, global industrialization and competition $ 750 Billion  $ 1.2 Trillion Exceeds current capitalization

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SoCalGas - Custom Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Program | Department of  

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Custom Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Program Custom Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Program SoCalGas - Custom Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Savings Category Other Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Appliances & Electronics Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Manufacturing Water Heating Maximum Rebate Energy Efficiency Calculated Incentive Program: $1,000,000/project and $2,000,000/premise/year Savings By Design Program: $500,000/year Program Info Funding Source Public Purpose Goods Surcharge Start Date 1/1/2010 Expiration Date 12/31/2012 State California Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount $1/therm saved annually or 50% of the project cost (excluding taxes and

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

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

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Customized Resources for Others | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of  

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Customized Resources for Others Customized Resources for Others OSTI applies these capabilities to provide customized information tools and services for individual DOE offices and non-DOE government entities on a cost-reimbursable basis. These services are provided under the authority of the Economy Act (31 U.S.C. 1535-36). Expertise is available in a range of technical areas, including: Information science and subject-matter analysis Metadata and full-text management Electronic dissemination using various media Distributed searching Data harvesting OSTI develops and maintains subject-specific databases, web portals and websites, manages information systems, and provides electronic publishing and creative services to help DOE program offices, other government agencies, and international organizations better manage their information

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

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The California Solar Initiative: Cost Trends in Customer-Sited PV The California Solar Initiative: Cost Trends in Customer-Sited PV Installations and the Impact of Retail Rate Design on the Economics of PV Systems Speaker(s): Ryan Wiser Date: January 9, 2007 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Anita Estner California's new solar initiative will dedicate over $3 billion of public funds to support the installation of customer-sited solar installations in the state over the next 10 years, principally in the form of residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems. These efforts build from historical programs that have made California the third largest PV market in the world, behind Germany and Japan. This talk will summarize recent efforts at Berkeley Lab to advise the state's energy agencies in the design

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Customer System Efficiency Improvement Assessment: Description and examination of system characterization data  

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This report describes three data bases that were developed in the Customer System Efficiency Improvement (CSEI) Assessment project to help characterize transmission and distribution (T and D) system losses experienced by utility customers in the Pacific Northwest. A principal objective of this project is to assess the potential for electric energy conservation in the T and D systems of BPA's utility customers. The three data bases provide essential input on the number and operating characteristics of T and D component stocks that was used in another task of the CSEI Project to estimate the conservation supply functions that result from replacing existing stocks with more efficient components (Tepel et al. 1986). This document describes the three data bases, provides a guide to their use, and presents a summary characterization of the principal loss-generating components (lines and transformers) of the region's T and D systems.

Callaway, J.W.; DeSteese, J.G.

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhancing User Customization through Novel Software Architecture for Utility Scale Solar Siting Software  

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There is a need for a spatial decision support application that allows users to create customized metrics for comparing proposed locations of a new solar installation. This document discusses how PVMapper was designed to overcome the customization problem through the development of loosely coupled spatial and decision components in a JavaScript plugin architecture. This allows the user to easily add functionality and data to the system. The paper also explains how PVMapper provides the user with a dynamic and customizable decision tool that enables them to visually modify the formulas that are used in the decision algorithms that convert data to comparable metrics. The technologies that make up the presentation and calculation software stack are outlined. This document also explains the architecture that allows the tool to grow through custom plugins created by the software users. Some discussion is given on the difficulties encountered while designing the system.

Brant Peery; Sam Alessi; Randy Lee; Leng Vang; Scott Brown; David Solan; Dan Ames

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer service model for waste tracking at Los Alamos National Laboratory  

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The deployment of any new software system in a production facility will always face multiple hurtles in reaching a successful acceptance. However, a new waste tracking system was required at the plutonium processing facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) where waste processing must be integrated to handle Special Nuclear Materials tracking requirements. Waste tracking systems can enhance the processing of waste in production facilities when the system is developed with a focus on customer service throughout the project life cycle. In March 2010 Los Alamos National Laboratory Waste Technical Services (WTS) replaced the aging systems and infrastructure that were being used to support the plutonium processing facility. The Waste Technical Services (WTS) Waste Compliance and Tracking System (WCATS) Project Team, using the following customer service model, succeeded in its goal to meet all operational and regulatory requirements, making waste processing in the facility more efficient while partnering with the customer.

Dorries, Alison M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Montoya, Andrew J [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Ashbaugh, Andrew E [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Custom Coolers, LLC Respondent BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

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Custom Coolers, LLC Custom Coolers, LLC Respondent BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY WASHINGTON, D.C. 20585 ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER Case Number: 2013-CE-5315 By the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Energy: I. In this Order, I adopt the attached Compromise Agreement entered into between the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") and Custom Coolers, LLC ("Respondent"). The Compromise Agreement resolves the case initiated to pursue a civil penalty for violations ofthe compliance certification requirements located at 10 C.F.R. §§ 429.12 and 429.53. 2. DOE and Respondent have negotiated the terms of the Compromise Agreement that resolve this matter. A copy of the Compromise Agreement is attached hereto and incorporated by reference. 3. After reviewing the terms of the Compromise Agreement and evaluating the facts

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ORISE: Delivering Cost Savings and Customer Service with Off-the-Shelf  

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Cost Savings and Customer Service Cost Savings and Customer Service ORISE delivers Cost Savings and Customer Service with Off-the-Shelf Software The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education's (ORISE) Scientific Peer Review Program is no different than any other organization striving to do more with less in the current economy. With smaller budgets and faster turnaround needed for proposal reviews, utilizing Web-based collaboration tools to share information is necessary. Therefore, the ORISE team built a project tracking and management system with off-the-shelf products-an immediate cost and time-saver. In a recent example involving the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), ORISE conducted an annual merit review-a complete and objective examination of DOE funded projects

392

Number of Retail Customers by State by Sector, 1990-2012  

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Number of Retail Customers by State by Sector, 1990-2012" Number of Retail Customers by State by Sector, 1990-2012" "Year","State","Industry Sector Category","Residential","Commercial","Industrial","Transportation","Other","Total" 2012,"AK","Total Electric Industry",275405,48790,1263,0,"NA",325458 2012,"AL","Total Electric Industry",2150977,357395,7168,0,"NA",2515540 2012,"AR","Total Electric Industry",1332154,181823,33926,2,"NA",1547905 2012,"AZ","Total Electric Industry",2585638,305250,7740,0,"NA",2898628 2012,"CA","Total Electric Industry",13101887,1834779,73805,12,"NA",15010483

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A Model for Collaboration Networks Giving Rise to a Power Law Distribution with an Exponential Cutoff  

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Recently several authors have proposed stochastic evolutionary models for the growth of complex networks that give rise to power-law distributions. These models are based on the notion of preferential attachment leading to the ``rich get richer'' phenomenon. Despite the generality of the proposed stochastic models, there are still some unexplained phenomena, which may arise due to the limited size of networks such as protein, e-mail, actor and collaboration networks. Such networks may in fact exhibit an exponential cutoff in the power-law scaling, although this cutoff may only be observable in the tail of the distribution for extremely large networks. We propose a modification of the basic stochastic evolutionary model, so that after a node is chosen preferentially, say according to the number of its inlinks, there is a small probability that this node will become inactive. We show that as a result of this modification, by viewing the stochastic process in terms of an urn transfer model, we obtain a power-law...

Fenner, T; Loizou, G; Fenner, Trevor; Levene, Mark; Loizou, George

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Rate Design and Net Metering on the Bill Savings from Distributed PV for Residential Customers in California  

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Feed-In Tariff1) An MPR-based feed-in tariff, under which the customer isrenewable generator feed-in tariff program. 5 The third

Darghouth, Naim

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Rate Design and Net Metering on the Bill Savings from Distributed PV for Residential Customers in California  

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Load Data..Factor 2.2. Customer Load Data Our analysis relies on 15-analysis is based on hourly load data from a sample of 215

Darghouth, Naim

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Interactions between Energy Efficiency Programs Funded Under the Recovery Act and Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,Interactions between Energy Efficiency Programs Funded UnderUtility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs Charles

Goldman, Charles A.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Easy Gardening.....Beets  

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This publication explains all aspects of growing beets in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving....

Parsons, Jerry; Cotner, Sam; Masabni, Joseph

2009-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

398

Easy Gardening.....Carrots  

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This publication explains all aspects of growing carrots in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving....

Cotner, Sam; Masabni, Joseph

2009-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

399

Easy Gardening: Asparagus  

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-to6-inch-thicklayerof organicmulch,suchashay, stray, compost, woodchips,orgrassclippings. Asparagusbedsrequirelittlecareafter thefirst2yearsofestablishment.Keep weedspulledorhoedfromthebeds. To avoiddamagingthespears...

Masabni, Joseph

2009-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

400

Parking Reform Made Easy  

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of Transportation Engineers. King County Metro. 2013. RightFor example, in King County, Washington, the Metro Transits

Willson, Richard

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Voices of Experience: New Guide Offers Utilities Insights on Engaging with Smart Grid Customers  

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The Voices of Experience | Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement guide builds on the knowledge shared during a series of DOE-sponsored regional peer-to-peer workshops during which utilities discussed compelling smart grid topics and issues. The guide offers practical advice and lessons learned, and showcases creative, high-impact approaches.

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Strategic Planning Session STRATEGIC THEMES AND DRIVERS (w/Customer Satisfaction Element)  

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.3.1 Reactive Maintenance work requests 4.1.2 All FM Units Achieve Customer Satisfaction of 85% 85% ? Annual 4.1.3 Reduce: Maintenance% 37% ? 6.1.5 Maint Cost/GSF +/ 5% of APPA Avg for Peer Inst +/5% 6.1.6 Landscape Cost/GSF +/5% of APPA

Howitt, Ivan

403

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

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1 Simulating Customer Experience and Word-Of-Mouth in Retail - A Case Study Peer-Olaf Siebers Uwe the relationship between people management practices and retail performance. We report on the current development, we introduce new performance measure specific to retail operations. We show that by varying different

Aickelin, Uwe

404

Demand Response from Day-Ahead Hourly Pricing for Large Customers  

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Day-ahead default-service RTP for large customers not only improves the linkage between wholesale and retail markets, but also promotes the development of retail competition. The default service sets a standard for competitive alternatives and its structure shapes the types of retail market products that develop. (author)

Hopper, Nicole; Goldman, Charles; Neenan, Bernie

2006-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

405

Customer rebates and retailer incentives in the presence of competition and price discrimination  

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Promotions are important tools for matching supply and demand in many industries. In the United States automotive industry, promotions are frequently offered, which may be given directly to customers (rebates) or given to dealers (incentives) to stimulate demand. We analyze the performance of customer rebate and retailer incentive promotions under competition. We study a setting with two manufacturers making simultaneous pricing and promotion decisions, and with two price-discriminating retailers as Stackelberg followers making simultaneous order quantity decisions. In the benchmark case with no promotions, we characterize the equilibria in closed form. We find that retailer incentives can be used by manufacturers to simultaneously improve each of their profits but can potentially lead to lower retailer profits. When manufacturers use customer rebates, we show that a manufacturer is able to decrease the profit of her competitor while increasing her own profit, although she is also at risk for her competitor to use rebates in a similar fashion. Unlike the monopoly case where the manufacturers are always better off with retailer incentives, customer rebates can be more profitable under some cases in the presence of competition. Using numerical examples we generate insights on the manufacturers preference of promotions in different market settings.

Ozgun Caliskan Demirag; Pinar Keskinocak; Julie Swann

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

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

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

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

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Custom Detector Technology LASP satellite instruments include a wide range of technology,  

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Custom Detector Technology LASP satellite instruments include a wide range of technology, including particles, electric fields, and dust particles in space. Low-noise detectors are critical technology for our Extremely low-noise CCDs and intensified CCDs have flown on SDO for observing solar EUV and on AIM

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

408

U.S. Bank Corporate Payment Systems Customer Information on the Dispute and Fraud Processes  

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1 of 4 U.S. Bank Corporate Payment Systems Customer Information on the Dispute and Fraud Processes What is the difference between a fraud case and a dispute case? Defining fraud cases Fraud is defined as third party unauthorized use of a card. Common fraud situations include: · Swiped transactions after

de Lijser, Peter

409

Adaptability Design to Meet Dynamic Customer's Needs N. Janthong1,2,3  

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's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand 3 Thai-France Innovation Institute, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand Abstract - The customer is the core element to answer unexpected demand and to adapt to SMEs where resources are limited is now needed. Design

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Weiss Building & Development, LLC., Custom Home, Downer Grove, IL  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Downers Grove, IL that scored HERS 35 without PV. This 3,600 ft2 custom home has advanced framed walls with R-23 dense-packed fiberglass plus R-13 rigid polyiso, a sealed attic with open-cell spray foam, a pier foundation, and 95% efficient gas furnace.

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An optimization-based approach to scheduling residential battery storage with solar PV: Assessing customer benefit  

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Abstract Several studies have suggested that battery storage co-located with solar photovoltaics (PV) benefits electricity distributors in maintaining system voltages within acceptable limits. However, without careful coordination, these potential benefits might not be realized. In this paper we propose an optimization-based algorithm for the scheduling of residential battery storage co-located with solar PV, in the context of PV incentives such as feed-in tariffs. Our objective is to maximize the daily operational savings that accrue to customers, while penalizing large voltage swings stemming from reverse power flow and peak load. To achieve this objective we present a quadratic program (QP)-based algorithm. To complete our assessment of the customer benefit, the QP-based scheduling algorithm is applied to measured load and generation data from 145 residential customers located in an Australian distribution network. The results of this case study confirm the QP-based scheduling algorithm significantly penalizes reverse power flow and peak loads corresponding to peak time-of-use billing. In the context of feed-in tariffs, the majority of customers exhibited operational savings when QP energy-shifting.

Elizabeth L. Ratnam; Steven R. Weller; Christopher M. Kellett

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom Homes, Double Oak, TX  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Double Oak, TX, north of Dallas, that scored a HERS 44 without PV. The 3,752-ft2 two-story home served as an energy-efficient model home for the custom...

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Soft-core Processor Customization using the Design of Experiments David Sheldon, Frank Vahid*, Stefano Lonardi  

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by the analysis in turn drives a soft-core tuning heuristic. We show that using DoE to sort the parameters by 40-45% by using predictive tuning methods already built into a DoE tool. 1. Introduction Soft-coreSoft-core Processor Customization using the Design of Experiments Paradigm David Sheldon, Frank

Lonardi, Stefano

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The Vehicle Scheduling Problem with Intermittent Customer Demands W. C. Benton  

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Engineering The Ohio State University May 9, 1991 revised June 11, 2008 #12;Abstract The vehicle scheduling is to minimize the total cost of operating the vehicle fleet. The key cost components are labor, fuelThe Vehicle Scheduling Problem with Intermittent Customer Demands W. C. Benton Academic Faculty

Rossetti, Manuel D.

415

Spatial Data Mining, Michael May, Fraunhofer AIS 1 Spatial Data Mining for Customer  

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Spatial Data Mining, Michael May, Fraunhofer AIS 1 Spatial Data Mining for Customer Segmentation Intelligente Systeme #12;Spatial Data Mining, Michael May, Fraunhofer AIS 2 Introduction: a classic example? A good representation is the key to solving a problem Disease cluster #12;Spatial Data Mining, Michael

Morik, Katharina

416

Program Ultra-Dispatcher for launching applications in a customization manner on cloud computing  

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Cloud computing is an emerging computing paradigm that can abstract various computer resources and make the resources as services easily accessible to people. Meanwhile, cloud computing provides people with the resources in a pay-as-you-go style, i.e. ... Keywords: Cloud computing, Customization, IaaS, PROUD, Program Ultra-Dispatcher, Windows

Tzu-Chi Huang

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Gluten-Free Guidelines A BASIC GUIDE TO SERVING GLUTEN-FREE CUSTOMERS  

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Gluten-Free Guidelines A BASIC GUIDE TO SERVING GLUTEN-FREE CUSTOMERS Celiac disease and gluten intolerance are SERIOUS medical conditions. A strict gluten-free diet is REQUIRED to maintain health. Gluten not constitute endorsement. The materials in the Gluten-Free Restaurant Awareness and Gluten-Free Food Service

Hill, Wendell T.

418

Toward Experiential Utility Elicitation for Interface Customization Department of Computer Science  

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Toward Experiential Utility Elicitation for Interface Customization Bowen Hui Department- fective models to learn individual preferences on- line requires domain models that associate ob- servations of user behaviour with their utility functions, which in turn can be constructed us- ing utility

Boutilier, Craig

419

Design, system model and development of customized electronic light barriers for robotic and mechatronic applications  

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In recent decades, indispensability of customized development of industrial-grade products has been widely recognized. The present paper describes the design, modeling and indigenous hardware development of such a product, namely, 'Electronic Light Barrier', ... Keywords: Guarding system, Industrial application, Light barrier, Mechatronics, Metrology, Model, Robotics

Debanik Roy

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Caldwell and Johnson, Exeter, RI, Custom Home  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Exeter, Rhode Island, that scored HERS 43 without PV. This 2,000 ft2 custom home has a spray- foamed attic and walls, plus rigid foam sheathing, ducted mini-split heat pumps, and an HRV.

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Custom 3D-Printed Rollers for Frieze Pattern Cookies Robert Hanson  

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Custom 3D-Printed Rollers for Frieze Pattern Cookies Robert Hanson Towson University, Emeritus a method for converting images of repeating patterns, e.g., Roman friezes or Escher tessellations, into 3D-printed the world of mathematics and the art of cooking. Fractal cookies based on stretching and folding [1] and 3D-printed

422

Technology opportunity identification customized to the technological capability of SMEs through two-stage patent analysis  

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Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have difficulties identifying appropriate technology opportunities under severe capability and resource constraints. To tackle this issue, we suggest a method for identifying technology opportunities that is customized ... Keywords: 62-07, Action and object analysis, O32, Patent analysis, Small and medium enterprise, Technological capability, Technology opportunity

Yongho Lee; So Young Kim; Inseok Song; Yongtae Park; Juneseuk Shin

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Single-molecule FRET experiments with a red-enhanced custom technology SPAD  

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Single-molecule FRET experiments with a red-enhanced custom technology SPAD Francesco Panzerib, Italy ABSTRACT Single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy of freely diffusing molecules in solution is a powerful tool used to investigate the properties of individual molecules. Single-Photon Avalanche Diodes

Michalet, Xavier

424

NewsViews: an automated pipeline for creating custom geovisualizations for news  

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Interactive visualizations add rich, data-based context to online news articles. Geographic maps are currently the most prevalent form of these visualizations. Unfortunately, designers capable of producing high-quality, customized geovisualizations are ... Keywords: geovisualization, interactive maps, narrative information visualization, online news, text summarization

Tong Gao; Jessica R. Hullman; Eytan Adar; Brent Hecht; Nicholas Diakopoulos

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Integrating Customized Test Requirements with Traditional Requirements in Web Application Testing  

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Integrating Customized Test Requirements with Traditional Requirements in Web Application Testing Existing test suite reduction techniques employed for test- ing web applications have either used-based requirements in relation to test suite reduction for web applications. We investigate the use of usage

Sampath, Sreedevi

426

US Department of Energy radioisotope customers with summary of radioisotope shipments, FY 1988  

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) prepared this edition of the radioisotope customer list at the request of the Office of Health and Environmental Research (ER-73), Office of Energy Research, US Department of Energy (DOE). This is the 25th report in a series dating from 1964. This report covers DOE radioisotope sales and distribution activities by its facilities to domestic, foreign and other DOE facilities for FY 1988. The report is divided into five sections: radioisotope suppliers, facility contacts, and radioisotopes or services supplied; a list of customers, suppliers, and radioisotopes purchased; a list of radioisotopes purchased cross-referenced to customer numbers; geographic locations of radioisotope customers; and radioisotope sales and transfers -- FY 1988. Radioisotopes not previously reported in this series of reports were argon-37, arsenic-72, arsenic-73, bismuth-207, gadolinium-151, rhenium-188, rhodium-101, selenium-72, xenon-123 and zirconium-88. The total value of DOE radioisotope sales for FY 1988 was $11.1 million, an increase of 3% from FY 1987.

Van Houten, N.C.

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, e2Homes, Winterpark, FL, Custom Homes  

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

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Winter Park, FL that scored HERS 57 without PV or HERS -7 with PV. This 4,305 ft2 custom home has autoclaved aerated concrete walls, a sealed attic with R-20 spray foam, and ductless mini-split heat pumps.

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The Future of Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the  

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The Future of Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the The Future of Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the United States: Projected Spending and Savings to 2025 Title The Future of Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the United States: Projected Spending and Savings to 2025 Publication Type Report Year of Publication 2013 Authors Barbose, Galen L., Charles A. Goldman, Ian M. Hoffman, and Megan A. Billingsley Date Published 01/2013 Keywords electricity markets and policy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department, renewable energy: policy Abstract We develop projections of future spending on, and savings from, energy efficiency programs funded by electric and gas utility customers in the United States, under three scenarios through 2025. Our analysis, which updates a previous LBNL study, relies on detailed bottom-up modeling of current state energy efficiency policies, regulatory decisions, and demand-side management and utility resource plans. The three scenarios are intended to represent a range of potential outcomes under the current policy environment (i.e., without considering possible major new policy developments).

429

J-2 Work Permission Permission may be authorized by the United States Immigration & Customs Services  

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J-2 Work Permission Permission may be authorized by the United States Immigration & Customs: Will review and make any suggestions on the completed application. Recommends that you keep a copy (see attached). 6. White or off-white background. Printed on thin photo paper or stock 7. Photographs

Varela, Carlos

430

An empirical study on customer interaction with a contact centre and its effect on CRM: a multicultural perspective from India  

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Contact centres, or call centres as they are known popularly, are used by service providers to solve customers?? problems and enhance their value. These interactions are reflective of the service providers?? commitment to keeping their customers satisfied and happy, and point to areas of improvement for service providers, and also tell them how customers perceive their communication strategies. In this paper, the authors have attempted to study the levels of satisfaction of customers in their interactions with call centres, as call centres are the most convenient and regularly used mode of getting in touch with a service provider. The authors also point to gaps in customer interaction strategies that could have an impact on customer satisfaction and the influence these gaps could have on the company??s overall Customer Relationship Management strategy. They identify four key dimensions of customer relationship, namely interaction, knowledge and information, responsiveness and reliability and map the response of customers with respect to each within the overall framework of satisfaction. This paper also analysis cultural influence of these strategies.

K. Sai Prasaad; Sita Mishra

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Custom Projects  

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Residential Commercial Commercial Industrial Lighting Energy Smart Grocer Program HVAC Program Shell Measures Commercial Kitchen & Food Service Equipment Plug Load New...

432

Schedules for Trains into New York City and Philadelphia Princeton offers easy access by train to New York City (via NEW JERSEY TRANSIT) and to  

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Schedules for Trains into New York City and Philadelphia Princeton offers easy access by train). Because there are so many trains, and the fares and schedules vary depending on whether you plan to travel on Friday evening, Saturday or Sunday, we suggest you check the train schedules on the web. TO NEW YORK CITY

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Will I have enough money in retirement? There's an easy way to find out. Use the online Financial Engines Investment ADVISOR  

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Financial Engines Investment ADVISOR® SERVICE tool, at no charge to you, to create a picture of your current? For help in navigating the ADVISOR SERVICE tool, see the screenshots on the following pages. How does it work? The ADVISOR SERVICE offers you easy-to-use, step-by-step solutions and sound, objective guidance

Fernandez, Eduardo

434

Plastic is one of the most versatile materials available. It is cheap, flexible and easy to process, and as a result  

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Plastic is one of the most versatile materials available. It is cheap, flexible and easy to process- cations is as an insulating coating for electric wires; indeed, plastic is well known for its insulating of plastics was discovered that displayed exactly the opposite beha- viour ­ the ability to conduct

Andelman, David

435

Cheap and Easy Parallelism for Matlab on Linux Clusters Simon D. Levy, Peter L. Djalaliev, Jitendra M. Shrestha, and Alexandr Khasymski  

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Cheap and Easy Parallelism for Matlab on Linux Clusters Simon D. Levy, Peter L. Djalaliev, Jitendra Department Washington & Lee University Lexington, VA 24450 Correspondence: levys@wlu.edu KEYWORDS: Matlab, Parallel, Distributed, Linux, Java, XML, Genetic Algorithms, Mandelbrot Set Abstract Matlab is the most

Connors, Christopher D.

436

Customer Feedback during Development of 1998 MECS: Mail/Electronic Survey  

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

1998 MECS User Needs 1998 MECS User Needs Mail/Electronic Survey Results A mail/electronic survey was conducted as part of the process to collect information on the data needs of MECS customers. The collection time frame was May 1 through July 31, 1998. The survey portion has been completed, and the total results are now available. During this three-month period, the electronic user-needs survey received about 207 hits. Yet, only 15 of those hits resulted in the transmission of a completed survey. Exactly 239 surveys were mailed to customers on the mailing list of the MECS publication. A total of 50 completed surveys (21% response rate) were returned, 32 of which resulted from a follow-up mail request. Only two surveys were returned by the 11 trade associations that were identified as MECS users. Where appropriate, the replies of those two TRADE

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Presentation to the EAC - Smart Grid Customer Acceptance Paper Outline - Wanda Reder  

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

Customer Acceptance Customer Acceptance Paper Outline Electricity Advisory Committee October 16,2012 ∗ Wanda Reder ∗ Susan Kelly ∗ Bob Curry ∗ Phyllis Reha ∗ Elliot Roseman ∗ Paula Klein Thanks To ∗ In Smart Grid Committee, Conclusion That Issues & Challenges Associated With Consumer Acceptance Required More Detailed Discussion ∗ Reaching This Conclusion Close To October EAC Meeting Resulted In A Detailed Outline Of A Paper Being Achievable Why Separate Paper On Consumer Acceptance & Why An Outline? ∗ Brief Discussion Of Detailed Outline & Draft Recommendations To Guide Developing A Full Paper For EAC Review ∗ Comments Can Be Submitted Over The Next Two Weeks ∗ Develop An Approach & Schedule To Develop Full Paper For EAC Review

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TY CONF T1 Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers  

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Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers in New York City using OpenADR T2 International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations ICEBO A1 Joyce Jihyun Kim A1 Rongxin Yin A1 Sila Kiliccote AB p class p1 Open Automated Demand Response OpenADR an XML based information exchange model is used to facilitate continuous price responsive operation and demand response participation for large commercial buildings in New York who are subject to the default day ahead hourly pricing We summarize the existing demand response programs in New York and discuss OpenADR communication prioritization of demand response signals and control methods Building energy simulation models are developed and field tests are conducted to evaluate continuous energy management

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

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

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Valuing Energy Security: Customer Damage Function Methodology and Case Studies at DoD Installations  

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Valuing Energy Security: Valuing Energy Security: Customer Damage Function Methodology and Case Studies at DoD Installations J. Giraldez, S. Booth, K. Anderson, and K. Massey Produced under direction of the Department of Defense by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) under Interagency Agreement IAG 10-1788 and Task No WFH9.1009. Technical Report NREL/ TP-7A30-55913 October 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Valuing Energy Security: Customer Damage Function

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

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

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Electric & Gas Conservation Programs Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund Programs for Commercial & Industrial Customers  

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Yankee Gas 4 ? Offer technical assistance to C & I customers who want to improve energy efficiency ? Offer financial incentives to help implement energy-efficient measures ? Provide $4 in benefits for every $1 spent on programs 5 New...&P www.cl-p.com ? UI www.uinet.com ? Yankee Gas www.yankeegas.com ? CNG www.cngcorp.com ? SCG www.soconngas.com ? CCEF www.ctcleanenergy.com 20 QUESTIONS??? ...

Sermakekian, E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge is power: How information alone can cause commercial customers to install energy-efficient measures  

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As part of their overall efforts to encourage Commercial and Industrial customers to become more energy efficient, many utilities offer Energy Audit Programs. This type of program has two main purposes. First, it offers the utility`s commercial and industrial (C/I) customers the opportunity to identify ways in which they can increase the overall energy efficiency of their facilities through the installation of more energy-efficient lighting, space conditioning, thermal efficiency, and other measures. Secondly, audit programs offer a utility public relations value because such programs usually have a positive reception among customers. The first purpose, however, that of educating customers about the energy efficiency of their facilities, is the key to potential energy savings. Many audit programs are designed to feed directly into a utility`s rebate program, and thus offer good marketing opportunities for demand side management. Many utilities and regulatory bodies consider C/I audit programs to be non-resource or information-only programs. There are quantifiable benefits to these programs beyond the marketing leads they provide for the rebate programs. Since 1987, Applied Energy Group, Inc. (AEG) has been involved in the measurement of savings attributable to energy audit programs. Through years of development and refinement, AEG has developed a process which is able to identify savings attributable solely to a utility`s energy audit program, effectively netting out the results achieved through the efforts of a rebate program. This process also factors out free ridership and ensures that there is no double counting of savings between audit and rebate programs. The findings presented here focus on the work that AEG has done for two of its utility clients: Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) and Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO) during the course of evaluating their 1990 and 1991 C/I programs.

Garafalo, A.; Mulholland, C.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Sit Down with Sabin: Henrik Scheller: Customizing plants for biofuels. (LBNL Summer Lecture Series)  

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Henrik Scheller from the JBEI appeared on August 3rd, 2011 for this installment of "Sit Down with Sabin," a conversation in which former reporter Sabin Russell chats with Lab staff about innovative science. They will discuss "Customizing plants for biofuels." During this series of conversations, Russell and Lab staff will explore the ups and downs of pioneering science, all without the aid of PowerPoints.

Sabin, Russell; Scheller, Henrik

2014-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Transformations, Inc., Custom House, Devens, MA  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Devens, MA that scored HERS 34 without PV or HERS -21 with PV. This 3,168 ft2 custom home has R-46 double-stud walls, a vented attic with R-67 blown cellulose, plus R-10 rigid XPS under the slab, R-20 closed-cell spray foam on basement walls, triple-pane windows, and mini-split ductless heat pumps.

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Ferguson Design and Construction, Inc., Sagaponak, NY, Custom Home  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Long Island, NY, that scored HERS 43 without PV. This 5,088 ft2 custom home has R-25 double-stud walls, a vaulted roof with R-40 blown cellulose, R-10 XPS under slab, a hydro air system with 91% efficient boiler for forced air and radiant floor heat, and 100% LED lights.

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study TC Legend, Seattle, WA, Custom Home  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Seattle, WA, that scored HERS 37 without PV, HERS -1 with PV. This 1,915 ft2 custom home has SIP walls and roof, R-20 XPS under the slab, triple-pane windows, an air to water heat pump for radiant heat, and balanced ventilation with timer controlled fans to bring in and exhaust air.

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An automated vehicle arrival notification system for paratransit customers at Texas A&M University  

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, PTTS Manager; dispatchers Pat Hernandez, Robert Barron, and Andrea Paxton; and the paratransit drivers. The participating paratransit customers deserve much recognition for their cooperation and data collection efforts. Many individuals at the Texas... automatically. AVL Units Onboard AVL units rcccivc outside data for calculating current position and then transmit their current-location information to a central receiver. The receiver is often housed at the transit dispatch facility. AVL units aboard...

Donovan, Rachel A

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, StreetScape Development, LLC, Libertyville, IL, Custom  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Libertyville, IL that scored HERS 45 without PV. This 2,763 ft2 custom home has advanced framed walls with R-20 of open-cell spray foam, R-49 open-cell spray-foam sealed attic, an HRV, and a tankless water heater for hydro coil furnace with high-velocity, small-diameter ducts.

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

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

Davis, Eli Marc

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation modeling for analysis of a (Q, r) inventory system under supply disruption and customer differentiation with partial backordering  

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We have modeled a new (Q, r) inventory system which involves a single product, a supplier, and a retailer with customer differentiation under continuous review inventory policy. The supplier provides the retailer with all requirements, and the ...

Parham Azimi; Mohammad Reza Ghanbari; Hasan Mohammadi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Effective Developing Platform of Physiological Measurement Apparatus for Simplifying the Processes of Design and Verification in Customized Requirement  

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The traditional processes for designing and verifying a new device need a long time. First, the customized requirement is converted to a prototype which would be followed a series of tests to verify the specif...

Chia-Hung Chien; Chia-Chi Wu; Chia-Ti Tsai

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A University e-commerce site, which sells goods or services to customers via a Web site. A merchant that  

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A University e-commerce site, which sells goods or services to customers via a Web site. A merchant that accepts payment cards must have an Internet Merchant Account with a credit card processor. Operated

Sibille, Etienne

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Realization Approaches of Customer Relationship Management A Design Science Research Contribution to Support the Construction of Situational CRM Artifacts  

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In this paper, customer relationship management (CRM) is focused as one particular field of application for design science research (DSR). In managerial practice, it can be observed that CRM is approached differe...

Anke Gericke; Tobias Bucher

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Now Available: Evaluating Electric Vehicle Charging Impacts and Customer Charging Behaviors- Experiences from Six SGIG Projects (December 2014)  

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Under OE's Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program, six utilities evaluated operations and customer charging behaviors for in-home and public electric vehicle charging stations. The report is now available for downloading.

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Instructions for creating a Customer Request 1. Click Button to navigate to AiM login page  

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will appear, click on the New icon to enter a new customer request (Blank page icon) 6. Your information icon for assistance) 9. IMPORTANT: Click the Save icon (Disk icon) You can track the status of your

Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

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Mass-customization in commercial real estate : how the aviation industry can help us create beautiful buildings that add value  

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The term "mass-customization" in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry refers to architectural elements that have similar purpose but are completely different from each other. Architects use ...

Goldklang, Shaul

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction to MATLAB This brief introduction is not comprehensive but it gives information for those not familiar with  

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Introduction to MATLAB This brief introduction is not comprehensive but it gives information for those not familiar with Matlab to be able to do the relevant exercises in this course. There are many Matlab resources. Here are just a couple links. *Department of Mathematics, Clarkson University http://www.cyclismo.org/tutorial/matlab

Klein, David

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Cysteine Modified Small Ligament Au Nanoporous Film: An Easy Fabricating and Highly Efficient Surface-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Substrate  

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Cysteine Modified Small Ligament Au Nanoporous Film: An Easy Fabricating and Highly Efficient Surface-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Substrate ... Another plausible reason is that OH may also compete for the binding sites with TX-114 and result in Au NWs sedimentation, but unlike Cl the replacement of TX-114 by OH caused no NW fusion. ... H2O2-metal-HF etching as a versatile platform for studying the effects of morphol. ...

Rui Liu; Jing-fu Liu; Xiao-xia Zhou; Gui-bin Jiang

2011-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost of Service and Rate Design Issues Affecting Industrial Customers in Retail Rate Proceedings  

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COST OF SERVICE AND RATE DESIGN ISSUES AFFECTING INDUSTRIAL CUSTOHERS IN RETAIL RATE PROCEEDINGS CARL N. STOVER, JR. C. H. Guernsey &Company Oklahoma City, Oklahoma ABSTRACT There are generally three major areas of conCertl in a retail rate.... If energy costs are a significant element in the cost of doi~g business, then the industrial customer must be familiar with the activities involved in the ratemaking process, be aware of the issues that might be raised as a part of the process, know...

Stover, C. N. Jr.

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Instrument Qualification of Custom Fabricated Water Activity Meter for Hot Cell Use  

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This report describes a custom fabricated water activity meter and the results of the qualification of this meter as described in the laboratory test plan LAB-PLN-11-00012, Testing and Validation of an Enhanced Acquisition and Control System. It was calibrated against several NaOH solutions of varying concentrations to quantify the accuracy and precision of the instrument at 20 C and 60 C. Also, a schematic and parts list of the equipment used to make the water activity meter will be presented in this report.

McCoskey, Jacob K.

2014-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer satisfaction and price acceptance in the case of electricity supply  

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The paper reports empirical research exploring the relationship between satisfaction and price acceptance in the case of a basic utility. The research is based on a face-to-face questionnaire survey of a representative sample of randomly selected 1384 residential consumers in Hungary. The respondents were asked about their satisfaction with electricity supply and at the same time they were requested to evaluate the prices compared to the perceived value of the service they received. The statistical model developed for the analysis of this relationship proved to be reliable and significant. It proved the existence of the basic hypothesis that satisfied customers have higher price acceptance.

Gabor Rekettye; Jozsef Pinter

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Preferred Builders, Old Greenwich, CT, Custom  

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Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Old Greenwich CT, that scored HERS 42 without PV or HERS 20 with PV. This 2,700 ft2 custom home has advanced framed walls with R-24 blown cellulose plus R-7.5 EPS rigid foam, membrane-coated OSB, a close-cell spray foamed attic, R-13 closed-cell spray foam under the slab and on basement walls, an ERV, and a gas boiler for forced air and radiant floor heat.

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Customer system efficiency improvement assessment: Supply curves for transmission and distribution conservation options  

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This report documents the results of Task 6 in the Customer System Efficiency Improvement (CSEI) Assessment Project. A principal objective of this project is to assess the potential for energy conservation in the transmission and distribution (TandD) systems of electric utilities in the BPA service area. The scope of this assessment covers BPA customers in the Pacific Northwest region and all non-federal TandD systems, including those that currently place no load on the BPA system. Supply curves were developed to describe the conservation resource potentially available from TandD-system efficiency improvements. These supply curves relate the levelized cost of upgrading existing equipment to the estimated amount of energy saved. Stated in this form, the resource represented by TandD loss reductions can be compared with other conservation options and regional electrical generation resources to determine the most cost-effective method of supplying power to the Pacific Northwest. The development of the supply curves required data acquisition and methodology development that are also described in this report. 11 refs., 11 figs., 16 tabs.

Tepel, R.C.; Callaway, J.W.; De Steese, J.G.

1987-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Custom data support for the FAst -physics System Testbed and Research (FASTER) Project  

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The multi-institution FAst -physics System Testbed and Research (FASTER) project, funded by the DOE Earth System Modeling program, aims to evaluate and improve the parameterizations of fast processes (those involving clouds, precipitation and aerosols) in global climate models, using a combination of numerical prediction models, single column models, cloud resolving models, large-eddy simulations, full global climate model output and ARM active and passive remote sensing and in-situ data. This poster presents the Custom Data Support effort for the FASTER project. The effort will provide tailored datasets, statistics, best estimates and quality control data, as needed and defined by FASTER participants, for use in evaluating and improving parameterizations of fast processes in GCMs. The data support will include custom gridding and averaging, for the model of interest, using high time resolution and pixel level data from continuous ARM observations and complementary datasets. In addition to the FASTER team, these datasets will be made available to the ARM Science Team. Initial efforts with respect to data product development, priorities, availability and distribution are summarized here with an emphasis on cloud, atmospheric state and aerosol properties as observed during the Spring 2000 Cloud IOP and the Spring 2003 Aerosol IOP at the ARM Southern Great Plains site.

Toto, T.; Jensen, M.; Vogelmann, A.; Wagener, R.; Liu, Y.; Lin, W.

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Astroparticle Physics with a Customized Low-Background Broad Energy Germanium Detector  

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The MAJORANA Collaboration is building the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR, a 60 kg array of high purity germanium detectors housed in an ultra-low background shield at the Sanford Underground Laboratory in Lead, SD. The MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR will search for neutrinoless double-beta decay of 76Ge while demonstrating the feasibility of a tonne-scale experiment. It may also carry out a dark matter search in the 1-10 GeV/c^2 mass range. We have found that customized Broad Energy Germanium (BEGe) detectors produced by Canberra have several desirable features for a neutrinoless double-beta decay experiment, including low electronic noise, excellent pulse shape analysis capabilities, and simple fabrication. We have deployed a customized BEGe, the MAJORANA Low-Background BEGe at Kimballton (MALBEK), in a low-background cryostat and shield at the Kimballton Underground Research Facility in Virginia. This paper will focus on the detector characteristics and measurements that can be performed with such a radiation detector in a low-background environment.

MAJORANA Collaboration; C. E. Aalseth; M. Amman; F. T. Avignone III; H. O. Back; A. S. Barabash; P. S. Barbeau; M. Bergevin; F. E. Bertrand; M. Boswell; V. Brudanin; W. Bugg; T. H. Burritt; M. Busch; G. Capps; Y-D. Chan; J. I. Collar; R. J. Cooper; R. Creswick; J. A. Detwiler; J. Diaz; P. J. Doe; Yu. Efremenko; V. Egorov; H. Ejiri; S. R. Elliott; J. Ely; J. Esterline; H. Farach; J. E. Fast; N. Fields; P. Finnerty; B. Fujikawa; E. Fuller; V. M. Gehman; G. K. Giovanetti; V. E. Guiseppe; K. Gusey; A. L. Hallin; G. C Harper; R. Hazama; R. Henning; A. Hime; E. W. Hoppe; T. W. Hossbach; M. A. Howe; R. A. Johnson; K. J. Keeter; M. Keillor; C. Keller; J. D. Kephart; M. F. Kidd; A. Knecht; O. Kochetov; S. I. Konovalov; R. T. Kouzes; L. Leviner; J. C. Loach; P. N. Luke; S. MacMullin; M. G. Marino; R. D. Martin; D. -M. Mei; H. S. Miley; M. L. Miller; L. Mizouni; A. W. Meyers; M. Nomachi; J. L. Orrell; D. Peterson; D. G. Phillips II; A. W. P. Poon; G. Prior; J. Qian; D. C. Radford; K. Rielage; R. G. H. Robertson; L. Rodriguez; K. P. Rykaczewski; H. Salazar; A. G. Schubert; T. Shima; M. Shirchenko; D. Steele; J. Strain; G. Swift; K. Thomas; V. Timkin; W. Tornow; T. D. Van Wechel; I. Vanyushin; R. L. Varner; K. Vetter; J. F. Wilkerson; B. A. Wolfe; W. Xiang; E. Yakushev; H. Yaver; A. R. Young; C. -H. Yu; V. Yumatov; C. Zhang; S. Zimmerman

2010-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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In an effort to facilitate data collection for research, give students first-hand experience collecting data for course projects, and generate interest  

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to export the col- lected data to desktop computers in common file formats suitable for analysis, the Intelligent Transporta- tion Systems Laboratory of Portland State University, Oregon, has developed custom data collection software for handheld computers using the Palm OS platform. The software is designed

Bertini, Robert L.

468

"It's Like Giving Us a Car, Only Without the Wheels": Performance of Latina Students at an Early College High School  

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School. (December 2011) Leslie Ann Locke, B.S.; M.L.S, University of Minnesota?Twin Cities Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Kathryn McKenzie This dissertation presents the results from an empirical study of the perspectives of Latina students who... ?IT?S LIKE GIVING US A CAR, ONLY WITHOUT THE WHEELS?: PERFORMANCE OF LATINA STUDENTS AT AN EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL A Dissertation by LESLIE ANN LOCKE Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University...

Locke, Leslie Ann

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Challenge Home Case Study, e2Homes, Winterpark, FL, Custom Homes  

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fi fi rst certifi ed DOE Challenge Home in the United States-the Wilson Residence in Winter Park, Florida-produces more energy than it uses with construction costs one-third less than originally proposed. Completed in May 2012, this 4,305-ft 2 custom home (with four bedrooms and baths) screams "BIG" until you hear the "small footprint" in the energy- and water-effi ciency details. Without solar power, the home scores a HERS 57, which is well below the HERS 100 for a standard home built to code. With its photovoltaic system, the home produces better than zero net-energy performance, with a score of HERS -7. This translates into no electric utility bills and even $123 annually in the homeowner's pocket from the utility. When the homeowner, Mr. Wilson, hired e2 Homes to build his dream home, he

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LBNL-5803E The Future of Utility Customer- Funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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803E 803E The Future of Utility Customer- Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the United States: Projected Spending and Savings to 2025 Galen L. Barbose, Charles A. Goldman, Ian M. Hoffman, Megan Billingsley Environmental Energy Technologies Division January 2013 This work was supported by the National Electricity Delivery Division of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability under Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the

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Custom Feeding Clients Using Texas Feedlots -- Operational Characteristics, Management Practices, and Feeding Strategies.  

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~veragg.S LE 14. AVERAGE NUMBER OF FEEDER CALVES PRODUCED BY CUSTOM CLIENTS WITH COW-CALF OPERATION AND PORTION OF THEIR OWN PROOUCTlON PLACED ON FEED, BY NUMBER OF CATTLE F\\EO ANNUALLY, TEXASPANHANDLE- INS FEEDLOTS, t972 Nwnk of cattle fed 500 to 1.... - = Gustam ckentireceiv. - . in@ 198 vt feed fim7ng - 80:O 75.9 H0.7 86.3 - -89,5 . 83.3 83.3 Summa y and In@iati~ns A major &aractehsticof tk.caMe kedtrq+idas- - r;y- b--the .Te& Panbn&e-Plah wkh wc - lrendy aeepuntsjor me-sixth of the United Statesfed...

Dietrich, R. A.; Martin, J. R.; Ljungdahl, P. W.

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of a Custom-made Software for DQE Assessment in Mammography Digital Detectors  

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This works presents the validation of a custom-made software, designed and developed in Matlab, intended for routine evaluation of detective quantum efficiency DQE, according to algorithms described in the IEC 62220-1-2 standard. DQE, normalized noise power spectrum NNPS and pre-sampling modulation transfer function MTF were calculated from RAW images from a GE Senographe DS (FineView disabled) and a Siemens Novation system. Calculated MTF is in close agreement with results obtained with alternative codes: MTF lowbar tool (Maidment), ImageJ plug-in (Perez-Ponce) and MIQuaELa (Ayala). Overall agreement better than {approx_equal}90% was found in MTF; the largest differences were observed at frequencies close to the Nyquist limit. For the measurement of NNPS and DQE, agreement is similar to that obtained in the MTF. These results suggest that the developed software can be used with confidence for image quality assessment.

Ayala-Dominguez, L.; Perez-Ponce, H.; Brandan, M. E. [Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, A.P. 20-364, 01000 DF (Mexico)

2010-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Autonomous navigation of a mobile robot using custom-designed qualitative reasoning VLSI chips and boards  

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Two types of computer boards including custom-designed VLSI chips have been developed to add a qualitative reasoning capability to the real-time control of autonomous mobile robots. The design and operation of these boards are first described and an example of their use for the autonomous navigation of a mobile robot is presented. The development of qualitative reasoning schemes emulating human-like navigation is a-priori unknown environments is discussed. The efficiency of such schemes, which can consist of as little as a dozen qualitative rules, is illustrated in experiments involving an autonomous mobile robot navigating on the basis of very sparse inaccurate sensor data. 17 refs., 6 figs.

Pin, F.G.; Pattay, R.S. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)); Watanabe, H.; Symon, J. (North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC (United States). Dept. of Computer Science)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of a Custom?made Software for DQE Assessment in Mammography Digital Detectors  

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This works presents the validation of a custom?made software designed and developed in Matlab intended for routine evaluation of detective quantum efficiency DQE according to algorithms described in the IEC 62220?1?2 standard. DQE normalized noise power spectrum NNPS and pre?sampling modulation transfer function MTF were calculated from RAW images from a GE Senographe DS (FineView disabled) and a Siemens Novation system. Calculated MTF is in close agreement with results obtained with alternative codes: MTF_tool (Maidment) ImageJ plug?in (Prez?Ponce) and MIQuaELa (Ayala). Overall agreement better than ?90% was found in MTF; the largest differences were observed at frequencies close to the Nyquist limit. For the measurement of NNPS and DQE agreement is similar to that obtained in the MTF. These results suggest that the developed software can be used with confidence for image quality assessment.

L. Ayala?Domnguez; H. Prez?Ponce; M. E. Brandan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biofabrication of customized bone grafts by combination of additive manufacturing and bioreactor knowhow  

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This study reports on an original concept of additive manufacturing for the fabrication of tissue engineered constructs (TEC), offering the possibility of concomitantly manufacturing a customized scaffold and a bioreactor chamber to any size and shape. As a proof of concept towards the development of anatomically relevant TECs, this concept was utilized for the design and fabrication of a highly porous sheep tibia scaffold around which a bioreactor chamber of similar shape was simultaneously built. The morphology of the bioreactor/scaffold device was investigated by micro-computed tomography and scanning electron microscopy confirming the porous architecture of the sheep tibiae as opposed to the non-porous nature of the bioreactor chamber. Additionally, this study demonstrates that both the shape, as well as the inner architecture of the device can significantly impact the perfusion of fluid within the scaffold architecture. Indeed, fluid flow modelling revealed that this was of significant importance for controlling the nutrition flow pattern within the scaffold and the bioreactor chamber, avoiding the formation of stagnant flow regions detrimental for in vitro tissue development. The bioreactor/scaffold device was dynamically seeded with human primary osteoblasts and cultured under bi-directional perfusion for two and six weeks. Primary human osteoblasts were observed homogenously distributed throughout the scaffold, and were viable for the six week culture period. This work demonstrates a novel application for additive manufacturing in the development of scaffolds and bioreactors. Given the intrinsic flexibility of the additive manufacturing technology platform developed, more complex culture systems can be fabricated which would contribute to the advances in customized and patient-specific tissue engineering strategies for a wide range of applications.

Pedro F Costa; C?dryck Vaquette; Jeremy Baldwin; Mohit Chhaya; Manuela E Gomes; Rui L Reis; Christina Theodoropoulos; Dietmar W Hutmacher

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Rate Design and Net Metering on the Bill Savings from Distributed PV for Residential Customers in California  

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Net metering has become a widespread policy in the U.S. for supporting distributed photovoltaics (PV) adoption. Though specific design details vary, net metering allows customers with PV to reduce their electric bills by offsetting their consumption with PV generation, independent of the timing of the generation relative to consumption - in effect, compensating the PV generation at retail electricity rates (Rose et al. 2009). While net metering has played an important role in jump-starting the residential PV market in the U.S., challenges to net metering policies have emerged in a number of states and contexts, and alternative compensation methods are under consideration. Moreover, one inherent feature of net metering is that the value of the utility bill savings it provides to customers with PV depends heavily on the structure of the underlying retail electricity rate, as well as on the characteristics of the customer and PV system. Consequently, the value of net metering - and the impact of moving to alternative compensation mechanisms - can vary substantially from one customer to the next. For these reasons, it is important for policymakers and others that seek to support the development of distributed PV to understand both how the bill savings varies under net metering, and how the bill savings under net metering compares to other possible compensation mechanisms. To advance this understanding, we analyze the bill savings from PV for residential customers of California's two largest electric utilities, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE). The analysis is based on hourly load data from a sample of 215 residential customers located in the service territories of the two utilities, matched with simulated hourly PV production for the same time period based on data from the nearest of 73 weather stations in the state.

Darghouth, Naim; Barbose, Galen; Wiser, Ryan

2010-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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

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??Honeywell Aerospace has been a leader in manufacturing high quality engines to customers for decades. With engine and auxiliary power unit (APU) growth of-9% in (more)

Jones, Andrea (Andrea Sieg)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alkaline Ionic Liquids as Catalysts: A Novel and Green Process for the Dehydration of Carbohydrates To Give 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural  

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Alkaline Ionic Liquids as Catalysts: A Novel and Green Process for the Dehydration of Carbohydrates To Give 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural ... An efficient process for the conversion of carbohydrates into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) catalyzed by the room temperature ionic liquid (IL) 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hydroxide ([BMIM]OH), using dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) as solvent, has been developed. ... (6, 7) The efficient transformation of hexoses such as fructose, glucose, galactose, and mannose or disaccharides such as sucrose and cellobiose into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF)which is regarded as a versatile platform molecule and is used in the production of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and polymersis a key step in the use of carbohydrates to produce liquid fuels and value-added chemicals. ...

Yong-Shui Qu; Yan-Lei Song; Chong-Pin Huang; Jie Zhang; Biao-Hua Chen

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Decentralized coordination through digital technology, dynamic pricing, and Customer-Driven control: the GridWise testbed demonstration project  

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The project highlights the idea that technology-enabled decentralized coordination can achieve the same, or better, economic and reliability benefits when compared to utility-focused centralized physical and economic control. Among the design's unique features was a retail double auction with five-minute market-clearing intervals that included residential customers as direct, active market participants. (author)

Chassin, David P.; Kiesling, Lynne

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer reponse to day-ahead wholesale market electricity prices: Case study of RTP program experience in New York  

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Price ($/MWh) Conservation Adjusted Demand Response (MW) The elasticitiesDemand Response (MW) To estimate the peak-period price response of SC-3A customers as a group, the elasticitiesresponse capability, and quantitatively through the estimation of price elasticity using demand

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Recap This project challenged the team with the task of creating a new custom blaster that could be  

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Project Recap This project challenged the team with the task of creating a new custom blaster Streamline© foam darts After construction of the blaster, we set the following procedures to test of redness on skin from direct dart impact. In conclusion to this project, the blaster incorporates new

Demirel, Melik C.

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Automated generation of basic custom sensor-based embedded computing systems guided by end-user optimization criteria  

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We describe a set of fixed-function and programmable blocks, eBlocks, previously developed to provide non-programming, non-electronics experts the ability to construct and customize basic embedded computing systems. We present a novel and powerful ...

Susan Lysecky; Frank Vahid

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Privacy Market The privacy market has three considerable segments. There is the market of customers who seek  

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of customers who seek privacy in all transactions. There is the market for merchants who wish to distinguishThe Privacy Market The privacy market has three considerable segments. There is the market themselves with respect to privacy practice. There is the market for merchants seeking to avoid the risks

Camp, L. Jean

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Description & Careers Marketing is the management process through which goods and services move from concept to the customer. Whether it  

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Description & Careers The Field Marketing is the management process through which goods and services move from concept to the customer. Whether it is communicating offline or online, marketing is an integral part of business. Career opportunities in marketing are quite extensive and diversified. Many

Lin, Xiaodong

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MARKETING CONCENTRATION FOR UNDERGRADUATES The marketing concentration, like a major, provides students with an understanding of what customers  

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MARKETING CONCENTRATION FOR UNDERGRADUATES The marketing concentration, like a major, provides to meet this demand. Marketing activities, including product research and concept testing, are explored. Students learn how businesses need marketing to reach and serve customers in order to successfully achieve

Salama, Khaled

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The Impact of Rate Design and Net Metering on the Bill Savings from Distributed PV for Residential Customers in California  

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Net metering has become a widespread mechanism in the U.S. for supporting customer adoption of distributed photovoltaics (PV), but has faced challenges as PV installations grow to a larger share of generation in a number of states. This paper examines the value of the bill savings that customers receive under net metering, and the associated role of retail rate design, based on a sample of approximately two hundred residential customers of California's two largest electric utilities. We find that the bill savings per kWh of PV electricity generated varies by more than a factor of four across the customers in the sample, which is largely attributable to the inclining block structure of the utilities' residential retail rates. We also compare the bill savings under net metering to that received under three potential alternative compensation mechanisms, based on California's Market Price Referent (MPR). We find that net metering provides significantly greater bill savings than a full MPR-based feed-in tariff, but only modestly greater savings than alternative mechanisms under which hourly or monthly net excess generation is compensated at the MPR rate.

Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley; Darghouth, Naim R.; Barbose, Galen; Wiser, Ryan

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Does Diversity Climate Lead to Customer Satisfaction? It Depends on the Service Climate and Business Unit Demography  

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Extending insights from Cox's interactional model of cultural diversity [Cox, T. H., Jr. 1994. Cultural Diversity in Organizations: Theory, Research and Practice. Berett-Koehler, San Francisco], we examine the influence of diversity climate on ... Keywords: customer satisfaction, demography, diversity, organizational climate, service

Patrick F. McKay; Derek R. Avery; Hui Liao; Mark A. Morris

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CUSTOMER-MANAGED END-TO-END LIGHTPATH PROVISIONING Jing Wu, J. Michel Savoie, Scott Campbell, Hanxi Zhang  

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networks. Schools, hospitals and government departments are acquiring their own dark fibers in metropolitan.st.arnaud@canarie.ca Abstract: Customer owned and managed optical networks bring new cost-saving benefits. Two types resource consumption by utilizing resources from different suppliers. Remote peering and transit reduce

von Bochmann, Gregor

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

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This study describes the results of a low-cost approach used to measure reported load reductions from a residential electric water heater (EWH) load control program operated as part of PJM Interconnection's Demand Response small customer pilot program. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) conducted this independent review of the engineering estimates for EWH load control reported by a Curtailment Service Provider (CSP) at PJM's request. LBNL employed low-cost measurement and verification (M&V) approaches that utilized existing interval metering equipment to monitor results for a series of load control tests. The CSP collected hourly load data for two substations and several hundred households over a six-week period in October and November 2003. During this time period, the CSP operated its electric water heater load control program during pre-specified test periods in the morning, afternoon and early evening. LBNL then analyzed substation and premise-level data from these tests in order to verify the diversified demand reductions claimed by the CSP for customers participating in the EWH load control program. We found that the observed load reductions for the premise-level data aggregated over all households in the two participating electric cooperatives were, respectively, 40 percent-60 percent less and 3 percent less-10 percent higher than the estimated diversified demand reduction values assumed by the CSP, depending on whether observed or normalized results are considered. We also analyzed sub-station level data and found that the observed load reductions during the test periods were significantly lower than expected, although confounding influences and operational problems signifiogram during pre-specified test periods in the morning, afternoon and early evening. LBNL then analyzed substation and premise-level data from these tests in order to verify the diversified demand reductions claimed by the CSP for customers participating in the EWH load control program. We found that the observed load reductions for the premise-level data aggregated over all households in the two participating electric cooperatives were, respectively, 40 percent-60 percent less and 3 percent less-10 percent higher than the estimated diversified demand reduction values assumed by the CSP, depending on whether observed or normalized results are considered. We also analyzed sub-station level data and found that the observed load reductions during the test periods were significantly lower than expected, although confounding influences and operational problems significantly limit our ability to differentiate between control-related and non-control related differences in substation-level load shape data. The usefulness and accuracy of the results were hampered by operational problems encountered during the measurement period as well as in sufficient number of load research grade interval meters at one cooperative. Given the larger sample size at one electric cooperative and more statistically-robust results, there is some basis to suggest that the Adjusted Diversified Demand Factor (ADDF) values used by the CSP somewhat over-state the actual load reductions. Given the results and limitations of the M&V approach as implemented, we suggest several options for PJM to consider: (1) require load aggregators participating in ISODR programs to utilize formal PURPA-compliant load research samples in their M&V plans, and (2) continue developing lower cost M&V approaches for mass market load control programs that incorporate suggested improvements described in this study.

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

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Program Administrator Cost of Saved Energy for Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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End-use energy efficiency is increasingly being relied upon as a resource for meeting electricity and natural gas utility system needs within the United States. There is a direct connection between the maturation of energy efficiency as a resource and the need for consistent, high-quality data and reporting of efficiency program costs and impacts. To support this effort, LBNL initiated the Cost of Saved Energy Project (CSE Project) and created a Demand-Side Management (DSM) Program Impacts Database to provide a resource for policy makers, regulators, and the efficiency industry as a whole. This study is the first technical report of the LBNL CSE Project and provides an overview of the project scope, approach, and initial findings, including: Providing a proof of concept that the program-level cost and savings data can be collected, organized, and analyzed in a systematic fashion; Presenting initial program, sector, and portfolio level results for the program administrator CSE for a recent time period (2009-2011); and Encouraging state and regional entities to establish common reporting definitions and formats that would make the collection and comparison of CSE data more reliable. The LBNL DSM Program Impacts Database includes the program results reported to state regulators by more than 100 program administrators in 31 states, primarily for the years 20092011. In total, we have compiled cost and energy savings data on more than 1,700 programs over one or more program-years for a total of more than 4,000 program-years worth of data, providing a rich dataset for analyses. We use the information to report costs-per-unit of electricity and natural gas savings for utility customer-funded, end-use energy efficiency programs. The program administrator CSE values are presented at national, state, and regional levels by market sector (e.g., commercial, industrial, residential) and by program type (e.g., residential whole home programs, commercial new construction, commercial/industrial custom rebate programs). In this report, the focus is on gross energy savings and the costs borne by the program administratorincluding administration, payments to implementation contractors, marketing, incentives to program participants (end users) and both midstream and upstream trade allies, and evaluation costs. We collected data on net savings and costs incurred by program participants. However, there were insufficient data on participant cost contributions, and uncertainty and variability in the ways in which net savings were reported and defined across states (and program administrators).

Billingsley, Megan A.; Hoffman, Ian M.; Stuart, Elizabeth; Schiller, Steven R.; Goldman, Charles A.; LaCommare, Kristina

2014-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Math 485/585 Exam 2 (take home part) Due to 1. (20 pts) Customers arrive at a three-pump gas station at an exponential rate  

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-pump gas station at an exponential rate 20 cars per hour. However, customers will only enter the station for gas if some gas pumps are free. Suppose that the amount time required to service is exponential with a mean of five minutes for each pump. (a) What proportion of customers enter the station? (b) What

Zhang, Yu

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Solar process water heat for the Iris Images Custom Color Photo Lab. Final report  

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This is the final technical report of the solar facility locted at Iris Images Custom Photo Laboratory in Mill Valley, California. It was designed to provide 59 percent of the hot water requirements for developing photographic film and domestic hot water use. The design load is to provide 6 gallons of hot water per minute for 8 hours per working day at 100/sup 0/F. It has 640 square feet of flat plate collectors and 360 gallons of hot water storage. The auxiliary back up system is a conventional gas-fired water heater. Freeze protection in this mild climate was originally provided by closed-loop circulation of hot water from the storage tank. Later this was changed to a drain-down system due to a freeze when electrical power failed. This system has been relatively successful with little or no scheduled maintenance. The site and building description, subsystem description, as-built drawings, cost breakdown and analysis, performance analysis, lessons learned, and the operation and maintenance manual are included.

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Giving patients granular control of personal health information: Using an ethics Points to Consider to inform informatics system designers  

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AbstractObjective There are benefits and risks of giving patients more granular control of their personal health information in electronic health record (EHR) systems. When designing EHR systems and policies, informaticists and system developers must balance these benefits and risks. Ethical considerations should be an explicit part of this balancing. Our objective was to develop a structured ethics framework to accomplish this. Methods We reviewed existing literature on the ethical and policy issues, developed an ethics framework called a Points to Consider (P2C) document, and convened a national expert panel to review and critique the P2C. Results We developed the P2C to aid informaticists designing an advanced query tool for an electronic health record (EHR) system in Indianapolis. The P2C consists of six questions (Points) that frame important ethical issues, apply accepted principles of bioethics and Fair Information Practices, comment on how questions might be answered, and address implications for patient care. Discussion The P2C is intended to clarify what is at stake when designers try to accommodate potentially competing ethical commitments and logistical realities. The P2C was developed to guide informaticists who were designing a query tool in an existing EHR that would permit patient granular control. While consideration of ethical issues is coming to the forefront of medical informatics design and development practices, more reflection is needed to facilitate optimal collaboration between designers and ethicists. This report contributes to that discussion.

Eric M. Meslin; Sheri A. Alpert; Aaron E. Carroll; Jere D. Odell; William M. Tierney; Peter H. Schwartz

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Give me the Purple Ball" he said to HRP-2 N.14 E. Yoshida, A. Mallet, F. Lamiraux, O. Kanoun, O. Stasse, M. Poirier,  

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"Give me the Purple Ball" ­ he said to HRP-2 N.14 E. Yoshida, A. Mallet, F. Lamiraux, O. Kanoun, O to allow the humanoid robot HRP-2 to understand and execute the order "give me the purple ball, much more critical than for wheeled robots. This paper reports on the current level of robot auton- omy

Lamiraux, Florent

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G:\Corplan\!MbrMaterials\PROD-NM\CUSTOM\LANS\2012\bb_lans nm81154_ppo active and retirees 010112 final.wpd  

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4 (01/12) 4 (01/12) Benefit Program Material Los Alamos National Security, LLC A Guide to Your Preferred Provider Option (PPO) Medical Program for Active Employees and Their Covered Family Members and Retirees and Their Covered Family Members Administered by: Customer Assistance Customer Service and Claims: Medical/Surgical and Drug Plan Services - When you have questions or concerns, call the BCBSNM Customer Service department toll-free Monday through Friday from 6 A.M. - 8 P.M. Mountain Time or from 8 A.M. - 5 P.M. on Saturdays and most holi- days; or you may visit the BCBSNM office in Albuquerque. (If you need assistance outside nor- mal business hours, you may call the Customer Service telephone number and leave a message. A Customer Service Advocate will return your call by 5 P.M. the next business day.)

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Easy Gardening.....Green Beans  

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This publication explains all aspects of growing green beans in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving....

Cotner, Sam; Parsons, Jerry; Masabni, Joseph

2009-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Easy Gardening.....Irish Potatoes  

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This publication explains all aspects of growing Irish potatoes in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving....

McGraw, Dean; Masabni, Joseph

2009-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Potential of CHP in Detroit Edison Service Area: the Customer Perspective  

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DOE's mission under the Distributed Energy and Electricity Reliability (DEER) Program is to strengthen America's electric energy infrastructure and provide utilities and consumers with a greater array of energy-efficient technology choices for generating, transmitting, distributing, storing, and managing demand for electric power and thermal energy. DOE recognizes that distributed energy technologies can help accomplish this mission. Distributed energy (DE) technologies have received much attention for the potential energy savings and electric power reliability assurances that may be achieved by their widespread adoption. Fueling the attention has been the desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and concern about easing power transmission and distribution system capacity limitations and congestion. However, these benefits may come at a cost to the electric utility companies in terms of lost revenue and other potential impacts on the distribution system. It is important to assess the costs and benefits of DE to consumers and distribution system companies. DOE commissioned this study to assess the costs and benefits of DE technologies to consumers and to better understand the effect of DE on the grid. Current central power generation units vent more waste heat (energy) than the entire transportation sector consumes and this wasted thermal energy is projected to grow by 45% within the next 20 years. Consumer investment in technologies that increase power generation efficiency is a key element of the DOE Energy Efficiency program. The program aims to increase overall cycle efficiency from 30% to 70% within 20 years as well. DOE wants to determine the impact of DE in several small areas within cities across the U.S. Ann Arbor, Michigan, was chosen as the city for this case study. Ann Arbor has electric and gas rates that can substantially affect the market penetration of DE. This case study analysis was intended to: (1) Determine what DE market penetration can realistically be expected, based on consumer investment in combined heat and power systems (CHP) and the effect of utility applied demand response (DR). (2) Evaluate and quantify the impact on the distribution utility feeder from the perspective of customer ownership of the DE equipment. (3) Determine the distribution feeder limits and the impact DE may have on future growth. For the case study, the Gas Technology Institute analyzed a single 16-megawatt grid feeder circuit in Ann Arbor, Michigan to determine whether there are economic incentives to use small distributed power generation systems that would offset the need to increase grid circuit capacity. Increasing circuit capacity would enable the circuit to meet consumer's energy demands at all times, but it would not improve the circuit's utilization factor. The analysis spans 12 years, to a planning horizon of 2015. By 2015, the demand for power is expected to exceed the grid circuit capacity for a significant portion of the year. The analysis was to determine whether economically acceptable implementation of customer-owned DE systems would reduce the peak power demands enough to forestall the need to upgrade the capacity of the grid circuit. The analysis was based on economics and gave no financial credit for improved power reliability or mitigation of environmental impacts. Before this study was completed, the utility expanded the capacity of the circuit to 22 MW. Although this expansion will enable the circuit to meet foreseeable increases in peak demand, it also will significantly decrease the circuit's overall utilization factor. The study revealed that DE penetration on the selected feeder is not expected to forestall the need to upgrade the grid circuit capacity unless interconnection barriers are removed. Currently, a variety of technical, business practice, and regulatory barriers discourage DE interconnection in the US market.

Kelly, J.

2003-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Listening to Customers: How Deliberative Polling Helped Build 1,000 MW of New Renewable Energy Projects in Texas  

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3 * NREL/TP-620-33177 3 * NREL/TP-620-33177 Listening to Customers: How Deliberative Polling Helped Build 1,000 MW of New Renewable Energy Projects in Texas R.L. Lehr Attorney W. Guild, Ph.D. The Guild Group, Inc. D.L. Thomas, Ph.D. Dennis Thomas and Associates B.G. Swezey National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 NREL is a U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory Operated by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle * Bechtel Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 June 2003 * NREL/TP-620-33177 Listening to Customers: How Deliberative Polling Helped Build 1,000 MW of New Renewable Energy Projects in Texas R.L. Lehr Attorney W. Guild, Ph.D. The Guild Group, Inc. D.L. Thomas, Ph.D. Dennis Thomas and Associates

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Interactions between Energy Efficiency Programs funded under the Recovery Act and Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs  

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Since the spring of 2009, billions of federal dollars have been allocated to state and local governments as grants for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and programs. The scale of this American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) funding, focused on 'shovel-ready' projects to create and retain jobs, is unprecedented. Thousands of newly funded players - cities, counties, states, and tribes - and thousands of programs and projects are entering the existing landscape of energy efficiency programs for the first time or expanding their reach. The nation's experience base with energy efficiency is growing enormously, fed by federal dollars and driven by broader objectives than saving energy alone. State and local officials made countless choices in developing portfolios of ARRA-funded energy efficiency programs and deciding how their programs would relate to existing efficiency programs funded by utility customers. Those choices are worth examining as bellwethers of a future world where there may be multiple program administrators and funding sources in many states. What are the opportunities and challenges of this new environment? What short- and long-term impacts will this large, infusion of funds have on utility customer-funded programs; for example, on infrastructure for delivering energy efficiency services or on customer willingness to invest in energy efficiency? To what extent has the attribution of energy savings been a critical issue, especially where administrators of utility customer-funded energy efficiency programs have performance or shareholder incentives? Do the new ARRA-funded energy efficiency programs provide insights on roles or activities that are particularly well-suited to state and local program administrators vs. administrators or implementers of utility customer-funded programs? The answers could have important implications for the future of U.S. energy efficiency. This report focuses on a selected set of ARRA-funded energy efficiency programs administered by state energy offices: the State Energy Program (SEP) formula grants, the portion of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) formula funds administered directly by states, and the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP). Since these ARRA programs devote significant monies to energy efficiency and serve similar markets as utility customer-funded programs, there are frequent interactions between programs. We exclude the DOE low-income weatherization program and EECBG funding awarded directly to the over 2,200 cities, counties and tribes from our study to keep its scope manageable. We summarize the energy efficiency program design and funding choices made by the 50 state energy offices, 5 territories and the District of Columbia. We then focus on the specific choices made in 12 case study states. These states were selected based on the level of utility customer program funding, diversity of program administrator models, and geographic diversity. Based on interviews with more than 80 energy efficiency actors in those 12 states, we draw observations about states strategies for use of Recovery Act funds. We examine interactions between ARRA programs and utility customer-funded energy efficiency programs in terms of program planning, program design and implementation, policy issues, and potential long-term impacts. We consider how the existing regulatory policy framework and energy efficiency programs in these 12 states may have impacted development of these selected ARRA programs. Finally, we summarize key trends and highlight issues that evaluators of these ARRA programs may want to examine in more depth in their process and impact evaluations.

Goldman, Charles A.; Stuart, Elizabeth; Hoffman, Ian; Fuller, Merrian C.; Billingsley, Megan A.

2011-02-25T23:59:59.000Z