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Railroad Consolidation and Market Power: Challenges to a Deregulating Electric Utility Industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The railroad industry is shrinking into a handful of mega-carriers, a development of great importance to the electric utility industry, which depends on railroads for most shipments of coal. As the electric utilities face deregulation, the impact of railroad market power on the delivered price of coal is a critical competitive issue. This report examines the motivations for railroad consolidation and assesses the likely business strategies of the five major coal hauling railroads.

1997-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Highlights While generally showing less breadth in their range, world crude oil prices remained at robust levels in November. Debt-related problems in euro-zone

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Highlights  

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Highlights LANS invests in STEM education for the people of Northern New Mexico through student scholarships, education grants, master teachers' support, and workforce training. We...

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HIGHLIGHTS  

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Cobalt discovery replaces precious Cobalt discovery replaces precious metals as industrial catalyst November 26, 2012 Novel cobalt system supports less expensive hydrogenation and the creation of everyday products HIGHLIGHTS * Cobalt may substitute as industrial catalyst for energy-related technologies * Catalysts are integral to thousands of industrial, synthetic, and renewable energy processes * Common cobalt may replace pricier, rare metal relatives * Potential applications: biofuel production, carbon dioxide reduction, basic necessary chemistry - 2 - LOS ALAMOS, N.M., November 26, 2012-Cobalt, a common metal, holds promise as an industrial catalyst with potential applications in such energy-related technologies such as the production of biofuels and the reduction of carbon dioxide. That is, provided

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highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

0 0 Highlights International Oil Markets International Oil Supply: This forecast assumes that OPEC 10 (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries excluding Iraq) crude oil production will be 25.2 million barrels per day in the second quarter, 0.9 million barrels per day above first quarter production levels (Figure 1). This is about 0.5 million barrels per day above their production target of 24.69 million barrels per day. The forecast then assumes another 0.1 million barrels per day increase in OPEC 10 crude oil production in the third quarter and an additional 0.5 million barrel per day increase in the fourth quarter of 2000. If OPEC fails to increase production in the third or fourth quarters of 2000 as assumed in this forecast, higher oil prices would be expected.

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highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

June 2000 June 2000 Highlights Overview Renewed strength in world oil prices following a short-lived slump in April and a dramatic rally in domestic natural gas prices in response to weak storage injection performance and general worries about near-term gas supplies has prompted us to sharply increase expected levels for energy prices in the short term. Given our general expectations about growth in world oil demand and supply, the oil price adjustment for this Outlook is a shift in the expected level and not a move away from the conviction that prices should trend downward from current levels by year end. Meanwhile, as higher crude oil prices have intervened, and as generally low inventories have resulted in some greater-than- expected tightness in gasoline markets, particularly in the Midwest, we now

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Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

January 2010 January 2010 1 January 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook January 12, 2010 Release Highlights This edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook is the first to include monthly forecasts through December 2011. EIA expects that the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, which averaged $62 per barrel in 2009, will average about $80 and $84 per barrel in 2010 and 2011, respectively. EIA's forecast assumes that U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 2.0 percent in 2010 and by 2.7 percent in 2011, while world oil-consumption-weighted real GDP grows by 2.5 percent and 3.7 percent in 2010 and 2011, respectively. Escalating crude oil prices drive the annual average regular-grade gasoline retail price from $2.35 per gallon in 2009 to $2.84 in 2010 and $2.96 in 2011.

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highlight  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

0 0 Highlights International Oil Markets World Oil Prices - How High Will They Go? Our forecast this month is that the world oil price should remain high for most of the year as inventories are expected to remain low, even with an assumed increase in OPEC production of 1 million barrels per day beginning in April. The average cost per barrel of crude oil imported into the United States and delivered to U.S. refiners (the benchmark price used in this forecast) is expected to increase from $26.65 per barrel in the first quarter of 2000 to $27.65 per barrel in the second quarter this year. After that we expect a gradual falling off throughout the rest of 2000 and 2001 to end between $22.25 and $22.50 per barrel by the fourth quarter of 2001 (Figure 1). (Note: for comparison purposes, the price of West Texas

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Rail deregulation eyed for impact on coal rates  

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Captive shippers who depend on a single line to move their coal supplies want protection written into any railroad deregulation legislation. Debate over this issue is expected to be heated. The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), meanwhile, is looking more favorably at the problems of utilities and accepts a compromise measure that sets a rate hike level which would trigger an ICC investigation. Debate in Congressional Committees will focus on the lack of competition in coal shipment and the impact this will have on the customers of coal-fired power plants. Long-term agreements are suggested as a way to limit regulation and allow the Federal government to focus on helping the railroads become more efficient. The legislative action was prompted by an ICC decision to roll back railroad freight rates paid by two utilities and a steel company. (DCK)

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1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plenary II -- Evaluation of Shortline Railroads  

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

Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Task: Task: Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants or Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants or...

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Plenary II -- Evaluation of Shortline Railroads  

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DOT DOT U.S. DOT Federal Railroad Federal Railroad Administration Administration DOE Rail TEC DOE Rail TEC Winter Winter Meeting Meeting February February 6, 6, 2008, San Antonio, TX 2008, San Antonio, TX Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Task: Task: Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants or Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants or Involved in the Transportation Link Involved in the Transportation Link Establish Contact Information with Railroads Officials Establish Contact Information with Railroads Officials Field Review of each Railroad

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Federal Railroad Administration  

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Legislation Legislation Kevin R. Blackwell FRA Hazmat Division Washington, DC Federal Railroad Safety Accountability and Improvement Act of 2007 (FRSAIA)-H.R. 1516 /S. 918 DOT supports this reauthorization bill over H.R. 2095 The provisions of H.R. 2095, while not exactly the same, are very similar to this bill in regard to the core provisions Core provisions: Review and reform the Federal hours of service requirements Establish a new risk reduction program alongside the current existing safety program, and Mandate reporting by States and railroads to the DOT's National Crossing Inventory Federal Railroad Safety Improvement Act of 2007 (FRSIA) - H.R. 2095 Letter from DOT's General Counsel's office addressing DOT's

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Deregulation-restructuring: Evidence for individual industries  

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Several studies have measured the effects of regulation on a particular industry. These studies range widely in sophistication, from simple observation (comparison) of pre-transformation and post-transformation actual industry performance to econometric analysis that attempt to separate the effects of deregulation from other factors in explaining changes in an industry`s performance. The major problem with observation studies is that they are unable to measure the effect of one particular event, such as deregulation, on an industry`s performance. For example, at the same time that the United Kingdom privatized its electric power industry, it also radically restructured the industry to encourage competition and instituted a price-cap mechanism to regulate the prices of transmission, distribution, and bundled retail services. Subsequent to these changes in 1991, real prices for most UK electricity customers have fallen. It is not certain however, which of these factors was most important or even contributed to the decline in price. In any event, one must be cautious in interpreting the results of studies that attempt to measure the effect of deregulation per se for a specific industry. This report highlights major outcomes for five industries undergoing deregulation or major regulatory and restructuring reforms. These include the natural gas, transportation, UK electric power, financial, and telecommunications industries. Particular attention was given to the historical development of events in the telecommunications industry.

Costello, K.W.; Graniere, R.J.

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Railroad Administration  

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

DOE TRANSPORTATION EXTERNAL WORKING GROUP MEETING Pueblo, CO. September 20, 2005 Presented by Kevin R. Blackwell Radioactive Materials/Hazardous Materials Specialist Federal Railroad Administration - HQ Hazmat Division, Washington, DC. Federal Railroad Administration Dedicated Train Study - Report to Congress November 2003 - FRA' s Ofc. Of Research & Development (RDV), as lead on the Dedicated Train Study (DTS), received draft final report from the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (VNTSC), the contractor conducting the study. February, 2004 - FRA completed review of DFR and submitted editorial corrections back to VNTSC. Final draft of the DTS with editorial corrections received from VNTSC in February, 2004. March to September 2004 -

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Science Highlights  

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Science Highlights Science Highlights Print Science Highlights Featured scientific research based on publications resulting from work done at the ALS. Highlights are nominated by...

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Federal Railroad Administration  

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Update Du Update Du Jour Department Of Energy Transportation External Coordination Working Group Meeting Albuquerque, New Mexico April 21-23, 2004 Presented by Kevin R. Blackwell Radioactive Materials Program Manager Federal Railroad Administration Federal Railroad Administration Dedicated Train Study- Report to Congress FRA' s Research & Development Office (as lead on the study) received a draft final report from the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (VNTSC) in late November, 2003. Editorial corrections were made and a final draft dated February, 2004 was provided to FRA. Final Draft Report FRA has been reviewed and been sent to FRA Administrator for clearance and forwarding to DOT OST. FRA has already "Officially Coordinated" and briefed DOT OST and

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Federal Railroad Administration  

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Transportation Transportation Federal Railroad Administration Overview of Proposed Rail Safety & Security Rulemakings Kevin R. Blackwell FRA Hazmat Division Washington, DC Federal Authority DOT Authority to regulate safety and security of hazardous materials transportation Hazardous Materials Transportation Law (49 U.S.C. 5101 et.seq.) Federal Railroad Safety Act (49 U.S.C. 20101 et.seq.) TSA Authority to regulate security of hazardous material transportation Aviation Transportation Security Act (Pub. L. 107-71, 115 Stat. 597) Routing as a Part of the Transportation Cycle Routing decisions are continually made as a part of the transportation cycle for a variety of reasons. E c o n o m i c s Security S a f e t y Routing Decision Pyramid DOT NPRM HM-232E NPRM published on December 21, 2006.

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Science Highlights  

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Science Highlights Print Science Highlights Featured scientific research based on publications resulting from work done at the ALS. Highlights are nominated by management and...

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U.S. DOT Federal Railroad Administration  

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

DOT DOT Federal Railroad Administration U.S. Department of Energy Transportation External Coordination Working Group (TEC) July 24-25, 2007 Kansas City, Missouri Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Evaluation of Shortline Railroads  Task:  Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants or Involved in the Transportation Link  Establish Contact Information with Railroads Officials  Field Review of each Railroad's Physical and Operational Infrastructure  Qualify each Railroads Present Operational Status Against a Safe Acceptable Standard  Facilitate Upgrades to Meet Safe Acceptable Standards Evaluation of Shortline Railroads

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Deregulating the electric utility industry  

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Many functions must be performed in any large electric power system. A specific proposal for a deregulated power system, based on a real-time spot energy marketplace, is presented and analyzed. A central T&D utility acts ...

Bohn, Roger E.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Railroad fuel-oil consumption in 1928  

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Data are presented, by districts, covering the consumption of fuel oil for various uses by railroads.

Redfield, A.H.

1930-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Railroad Administration  

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

Safety & Security Safety & Security Rulemakings Kevin R. Blackwell FRA Hazmat Division Washington, DC Federal Authority DOT Authority to regulate safety and security of hazardous materials transportation Hazardous Materials Transportation Law (49 U.S.C. 5101 et.seq.) Federal Railroad Safety Act (49 U.S.C. 20101 et.seq.) TSA Authority to regulate security of hazardous material transportation Aviation Transportation Security Act (Pub. L. 107-71, 115 Stat. 597) Routing as a Part of the Transportation Cycle Routing decisions are continually made as a part of the transportation cycle for a variety of reasons. Security Routing Decision Pyramid DOT NPRM HM-232E NPRM published on December 21, 2006. Seeks to clarify and enhance existing regulations. Rail Carriers who transport carloads of more than 5000 lbs of 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3

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Science Highlights  

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Highlights Highlights Science Highlights Science highlights feature research conducted by staff and users at the ALS. If a Power Point summary slide or a PDF handout of the highlight is available, you will find it linked beneath the highlight listing and on the highlight's page. You may also print a version of a highlight by clicking the print icon associated with each highlight. The Molecular Ingenuity of a Unique Fish Scale Print Monday, 25 November 2013 12:06 ALS research has shown how the scales of a freshwater fish found in the Amazon Basin can literally re-orient themselves in real time to resist force, in essence creating an adaptable body armor. Read more... New Research on Jamming Behavior Expands Understanding Print Tuesday, 22 October 2013 00:00 Recent ALS research has revealed that even magnetic domains behave very much like other granular material systems, and their dynamical behavior mimics the universal characteristics of several jammed systems.

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DEREGULATION SHOCK IN PRODUCT MARKET AND UNEMPLOYMENT  

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DEREGULATION SHOCK IN PRODUCT MARKET AND UNEMPLOYMENT Luisito BERTINELLI Olivier CARDI Partha SEN://www.economie.polytechnique.edu/ mailto:chantal.poujouly@polytechnique.edu hal-00589228,version1-28Apr2011 #12;DEREGULATION SHOCK [2010] analyze the effect of a deregulation shock within a dynamic general equilibrium model with entry

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Research Highlights  

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Highlights Highlights Form Submit a New Research Highlight Sort Highlights Submitter Title Research Area Working Group Submission Date DOE Progress Reports Notable Research Findings for 2001-2006 Biological and Environmental Research Abstracts Database Research Highlights Summaries Research Highlights Members of ARM's science team are major contributors to radiation and cloud research. ARM investigators publish about 150 refereed journal articles per year, and ARM data are used in many studies published by other scientific organizations. These documented research efforts represent tangible evidence of ARM's contribution to advances in almost all areas of atmospheric radiation and cloud research. Below is a selection of summaries highlighting recently-published ARM research. The entire collection of ARM

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Evaluating flexibility in railroad construction projects  

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This thesis aims to valuate flexibilities in a large-scale railroad construction project. In general, a railroad construction project involves a large amount of flexibilities due to its long construction period and conflicts ...

Oh, Choong Ryun, 1972-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Highlights  

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Introduction Science Highlights Operations Events Abstracts Publications Credits Cover images legend Disclaimer National Synchrotron Light Source Activity Report For the period...

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Research Highlight  

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Research Highlights Summaries Modeling the Sensitivity of Convection to Tropospheric Humidity Download a printable PDF Submitter: Del Genio, A. D., NASA Area of Research: General...

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U.S. Railroad Safety Statistics and Trends  

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Railroad Safety Statistics and Trends Railroad Safety Statistics and Trends Robert E. Fronczak, P.E. Assistant VP- Environment & Hazmat Association of American Railroads Transportation External Coordination Working Group Meeting September 21, 2005 Railroad Safety: Topics Safety Statistics & Trends Train Safety (Train Accidents) Employee Safety Hazardous Materials Safety U.S. Railroad Safety Statistics: Main Themes Railroads have dramatically improved safety over the last two and a half decades. Railroads compare favorably with other industries & transportation modes. The most troubling railroad safety problems arise from factors largely outside railroad control. Railroads have implemented numerous and effective technological improvements and company-wide safety programs.

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Railroad and locomotive technology roadmap.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Railroads are important to the U.S. economy. They transport freight efficiently, requiring less energy and emitting fewer pollutants than other modes of surface transportation. While the railroad industry has steadily improved its fuel efficiency--by 16% over the last decade--more can, and needs to, be done. The ability of locomotive manufacturers to conduct research into fuel efficiency and emissions reduction is limited by the small number of locomotives manufactured annually. Each year for the last five years, the two North American locomotive manufacturers--General Electric Transportation Systems and the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors--have together sold about 800 locomotives in the United States. With such a small number of units over which research costs can be spread, outside help is needed to investigate all possible ways to reduce fuel usage and emissions. Because fuel costs represent a significant portion of the total operating costs of a railroad, fuel efficiency has always been an important factor in the design of locomotives and in the operations of a railroad. However, fuel efficiency has recently become even more critical with the introduction of strict emission standards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to be implemented in stages (Tiers 0, 1, and 2) between 2000 and 2005. Some of the technologies that could be employed to meet the emission standards may negatively affect fuel economy--by as much as 10-15% when emissions are reduced to Tier 1 levels. Lowering fuel economy by that magnitude would have a serious impact on the cost to the consumer of goods shipped by rail, on the competitiveness of the railroad industry, and on this country's dependence on foreign oil. Clearly, a joint government/industry R&D program is needed to help catalyze the development of advanced technologies that will substantially reduce locomotive engine emissions while also improving train system energy efficiency. DOE convened an industry-government workshop in January 2001 to gauge industry interest. As a result, the railroads, their suppliers, and the federal government5 have embarked on a cooperative effort to further improve railroad fuel efficiency--by 25% between now and 2010 and by 50% by 2020, on an equivalent gallon per revenue ton-mile basis, while meeting emission standards, all in a cost-effective, safe manner. This effort aims to bring the collaborative approaches of other joint industry-government efforts, such as FreedomCAR and the 21st Century Truck partnership, to the problem of increasing rail fuel efficiency. Under these other programs, DOE's Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies has supported research on technologies to reduce fuel use and air emissions by light- and heavy-duty vehicles. DOE plans to bring similar efforts to bear on improving locomotives. The Department of Transportation's Federal Railroad Administration will also be a major participant in this new effort, primarily by supporting research on railroad safety. Like FreedomCAR and the 21st Century Truck program, a joint industry-government research effort devoted to locomotives and railroad technology could be a 'win' for the public and a 'win' for industry. Industry's expertise and in-kind contributions, coupled with federal funding and the resources of the DOE's national laboratories, could make for an efficient, effective program with measurable energy efficiency targets and realistic deployment schedules. This document provides the necessary background for developing such a program. Potential R&D pathways to greatly improve the efficiency of freight transportation by rail, while meeting future emission standards in a cost-effective, safe manner, were developed jointly by an industry-government team as a result of DOE's January 2001 Workshop on Locomotive Emissions and System Efficiency and are presented here. The status of technology, technical targets, barriers, and technical approaches for engine, locomotive, rail systems, and advanced power plants and fuels are presented.

Stodolsky, F.; Gaines, L.; Energy Systems

2003-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Highlight  

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Giants in the Sky Giants in the Sky For original submission and image(s), see ARM Research Highlights http://www.arm.gov/science/highlights/ Research Highlight A few large particles in a crowd of tiny ones have often been ignored when calculating the amount of sunlight bounced back into space in clean-sky conditions. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that these "giant" particles have a larger-than-expected impact on the amount of sunlight reflected away from Earth, by as much as 45 percent. They also showed that particles larger than one micron (0.000039 inch) occur much more frequently than expected, up to 85 percent of the time. "Many routine measurements are unable to sample large particles, thus they may overlook the residence of many 'Gullivers in the country of Lilliput,' said Dr. Evgueni

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Transmission planning in deregulated power markets.  

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??Transmission systems in deregulated power systems have largely been left to centralized network operators although various forms of participation by merchant operators have been proposed. (more)

Panambarage Anton Jagath Fonseka.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SRNL - Highlights  

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Highlights Highlights Research exchange promotes networking between SRNL and Historically Black Colleges and Universities SRNL Research Paves Way for Portable Power Systems SRNS Program Provides Model for Assisting Wounded Warriors Re-enter Workforce Research Advances Next Generation of Nuclear Reactors FBI, Savannah River National Laboratory, Put Science to Work to Protect the Nation Wind Turbine Facility to help grow U.S. wind technology Interns Gain Valuable Research Experience New Projects Advance Nation's Energy Security Blue-green Algae and Hydrogen Production: Carbon boosts to the rescue SRNL Project Ready to Explore Sub-Nano Technology SRNL program successfully demonstrates fractional crystallization SRNL researchers unveil permeable glass 'microballoons' that can carry hydrogen, deliver drugs, and filter gases

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Enhancing Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety...  

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

Safety Rail Routing Enhancing Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Rail Routing Presentation made by Kevin Blackwell for the NTSF annual meeting held from May 14-16,...

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Scientific Highlights  

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contributions of the Tevatron contributions of the Tevatron experiments and accelerator complex Scientific Highlights Collider experiments The Tevatron's collider program began proton-antiproton collisions in 1985 and has led to about 1,000 Ph.D. degrees and about a paper a week through work on the CDF and DZero experiments. Discovered: * the top quark and determined its mass to a high precision * two distinct production mechanisms for the top quark: pair and single production * five B baryons (2 cascade, 1 omega and 2 sigma _b) * B c meson * Y(4140), a new quark structure * B s oscillations Observed: * strongest evidence yet for violation of matter-antimatter

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Compressed Natural Gas Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Compressed Natural Gas Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Compressed Natural Gas Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation

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Enhancing Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety  

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

Railroad Hazardous g Railroad Hazardous g Materials Transportation Safety Kevin R. Blackwell Kevin R. Blackwell Kevin R. Blackwell Kevin R. Blackwell Radioactive Materials Program Manager Radioactive Materials Program Manager H d M t i l Di i i H d M t i l Di i i Hazmat Hazardous Materials Division Hazardous Materials Division Federal Railroad Administration Federal Railroad Administration Presentation for the Presentation for the DOE NTSF Meeting DOE NTSF Meeting May 10 May 10- -12, 2011 12, 2011 Our Regulated Community * More than 550 l d railroads * 170,000 miles of track * 220,000 employees * 1.3 million railcars * 20,000 locomotives Hazmat * 3,500 chemical shippers * Roughly 2 Million Roughly 2 Million annual HM shipments HM-232E Introduction * Notice of Proposed Rulemaking d b * Issued December 21, 2006 * Interim Final Rule

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The economic effects of surface transport deregulation  

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Over the past two decades, the deregulation of surface transport at both national and international levels has gathered momentum, particularly within the United States and European Union. The structural and performance ...

Li, Yong, 1974-

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights Archive - FEERC  

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Archived Technical Highlights FY 2013 Archived Technical Highlights August 2013 May 2013 Highlights July 2013 May 2013 Highlights June 2013 May 2013 Highlights May 2013 May 2013...

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North American Short Line and Regional Railroads Industry Report  

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

Short Line and American Short Line and Short Line and American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association Regional Railroad Association " " The Voice of America The Voice of America ' ' s Independent Railroads s Independent Railroads " " 4/27/2005 2 ASLRRA Membership ASLRRA Membership 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 Total Number of Member Companies 1943 1953 1963 1973 1983 1993 2003 Year ASLRRA Member History (1943 - 2003) Associate Railroad

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Power System and Railroad Electromagnetic Compatibility Handbook  

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This book is a source of technology and data for preventing and mitigating ac electrical interference problems on railroads. All aspects of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) where railroad systems are the receptors are examined. This includes well-understood areas such as magnetic induction from transmission lines as well as less understood areas such as conducted interference from distribution systems and effects of harmonics. Chapters examine all known effects of ac interference, including personnel ...

2006-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)  

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Deregulation of Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a Motor Fuel to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a Motor Fuel on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a Motor Fuel on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a Motor Fuel on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a Motor Fuel on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a Motor Fuel on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Deregulation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a Motor Fuel on AddThis.com...

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Theory and Software Highlights 2005  

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Highlights 2010 Highlights 2009 Highlights 2008 Highlights 2007 Highlights 2006 Highlights 2005 Highlights 2004 Highlights 2010 Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering studies of...

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Remote Sensing of Railroad Locomotive Emissions: A Feasibility Study  

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Remote Sensing of Railroad Locomotive Emissions: A Feasibility Study Peter J. Popp, Gary A. Bishop, DC 20590 #12;Remote Sensing of Railroad Engine Emissions 2 INTRODUCTION Many cities in the United be #12;Remote Sensing of Railroad Engine Emissions 3 operated at a preset power output and fixed engine

Denver, University of

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Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails [Laser Applications Laboratory] - Nuclear  

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Laser Glazing of Railroad Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails Capabilities Engineering Experimentation Reactor Safety Experimentation Aerosol Experiments System Components Laser Applications Overview Laser Oil & Gas Well Drilling Laser Heat Treatment Laser Welding of Metals On-line Monitoring Laser Beam Delivery Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails High Power Laser Beam Delivery Decontamination and Decommissioning Refractory Alloy Welding Robots Applications Other Facilities Other Capabilities Work with Argonne Contact us For Employees Site Map Help Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter NE on Flickr Laser Applications Laboratory Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails Project description: Laser glazing of rails. Category: Project with industrial partner (American Association of Railroads) Bookmark and Share

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Upgrading railroad test track, Pueblo, Colorado  

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The railroad test track (RTT) at the Transportation Technology Center (TTC) in Pueblo, Colo., was constructed in the early 1970s to support high-speed testing of new railroad rolling stock. Through the years it has been used to test a wide range of railroad passenger and freight cars and locomotives. Now, 20 years later, a new high-speed train set is being procured by Amtrak for service in the improved Northeast Corridor. The test facilities at Pueblo will play an important role in acceptance and safety testing of new high-speed train sets in the US. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) commissioned a study to review the existing condition of the test track and to make recommendations as to possible improvement options so that the facility would be able to test current and future generations of high-speed rail equipment. This paper describes the condition of the test track and explores ways in which it may be modified to accommodate the testing of high-speed train technologies in the near future and into the next century.

Briggs, K. III; Chamberlain, K. [Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas, Inc., Boston, MA (United States)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ILLINOIS -RAILROAD ENGINEERING Impact of Automated Condition  

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oduc o Methods ­ Mainline Efficiency U i Di t hUsing Dispatch Simulation Software Future Work #12Acoustic Bearing Detectors ­ Wheel Impact Load Detectors ­ Hunting Truck Detectors ­ Truck Performance Detectors Administration (FRA) Office of Safety Analysis #12;8/27/2010 10 Slide 10 ILLINOIS - RAILROAD ENGINEERING Cost

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

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AFRD - Research Highlights  

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Research Highlights Home Organization Outreach and Diversity Highlights Safety Other Websites and Labs Intramural News recently reported (and some we're still making...) Bookmark...

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Railroad Commission of Texas | Open Energy Information  

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Jump to: navigation, search Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Railroad Commission of Texas Name Railroad Commission of Texas Address 1701 N. Congress Place Austin, Texas Zip 78701 Year founded 1891 Phone number (512) 463-7158 Website http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/ Coordinates 30.2790636°, -97.7382267° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":30.2790636,"lon":-97.7382267,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Microsoft Word - RailroadIsland_CX.docx  

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2 2 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Dorie Welch Project Manager - KEWM-4 Proposed Action: Railroad Island Property Funding. Fish and Wildlife Project No.: 2011-003-00, Contract # BPA-006468 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.25 Real Property transfers for cultural protection, habitat preservation and wildlife management. Location: Monroe Quadrangle, in Lane County, Oregon (near Junction City, Oregon). Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Description of the Proposed Action: The BPA is proposing to fund The Mackenzie River Trust (the Trust) to acquire a 63-acre parcel that will be known as Railroad Island. The Trust will provide BPA a conservation easement over the entire 63-acre property that will prevent

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Electricity market clearing price forecasting under a deregulated electricity market .  

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??Under deregulated electric market, electricity price is no longer set by the monopoly utility company rather it responds to the market and operating conditions. Offering (more)

Yan, Xing

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dealing with failed deregulation: what would price c. Watts do?  

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There has been much thought given to ways that might fix deregulated markets, and there is still no agreement on the correct fix. The once-pseudonymous Price C. Watts thinks it is time to think seriously about ways to reregulate where deregulation has failed. Here are some steps to get us there. (author)

Rothkopf, Michael H.

2007-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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FY 2011 Budget Highlights  

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DOE/CF-0046 Budget Highlights Department of Energy FY 2011 Congressional Budget Request February 2010 Office of Chief Financial Officer DOE/CF-0046 Budget Highlights Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Department of Energy FY 2011 Congressional Budget Request Table of Contents INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................................................... 1 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS........................................................................................................................ 5 BUDGET BY ORGANIZATION .............................................................................................................. 13 BUDGET BY APPROPRIATION............................................................................................................

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FY 2010 Budget Highlights  

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DOE/CF-042 DOE/CF-042 Budget Highlights May 2009 Office of Chief Financial Officer FY 2010 Congressional Budget Request DOE/CF-042 Budget Highlights Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Table of Contents INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................................................... 1 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS........................................................................................................................ 5 BUDGET BY ORGANIZATION .............................................................................................................. 14 BUDGET BY APPROPRIATION............................................................................................................ 15 DETAILS BY PROGRAM

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Market Effects of Environmental Regulation: Coal, Railroads and the 1990 Clean Air Act  

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Rate Study: Final Report on Coal Transportation, DOE/EIA-of Environmental Regulation: Coal, Railroads, and the 1990of Environmental Regulation: Coal, Railroads, and the 1990

Busse, Meghan R.; Keohane, Nathaniel O.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrical Deregulation - Planning for Success in Texas Schools  

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Beginning January 1, 2002, Texas' electric industry is opening to customer choice, giving consumers the power to choose the company that provides their electricity. Under electrical deregulation in Texas, there are three separate players. The Retail Electric Provider (REP) markets power to the consumer (public) and serves as the customer point of contact. The Power Generation Company generates the electricity and is already deregulated. The transmission and distribution utilities (wires) remain regulated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). As of the writing of this abstract in October 2001, REP's indicate that only about 15% of Texas ISD's have taken any action. Ready or not pricing and purchasing methods of electricity in Texas will change. This paper discusses major deregulation issues in Texas Schools (e.g. procurement process, contracts, workloads, uncertainty. etc.). The before and after scenarios of deregulation are compared. Texas Schools, to be prepared for success, need to understand their energy usage and patterns, district characteristics, deregulation options and pricing, and terms/conditions. This paper provides Texas Schools with specific homework, electrical deregulation options, procurement process, and RFP guidelines. Owning the fine print is as essential as terms and conditions and may be as important as the price. Examples will be included. The decision making process for all size school districts will be discussed. The experience of the authors in assisting Texas school districts in this process will be shared. After deregulation, homework will also be addressed.

McClure, J. D.; Schreppler, S.; Bristow, G.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Railroad Valley Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Railroad Valley Geothermal Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Railroad Valley Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (1) 10 References Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":6,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"300px","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":38.434,"lon":-115.529,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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FY 2013 Budget Highlights  

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7 7 Department of Energy FY 2013 Congressional Budget Request Budget Highlights g g g February 2012 Office of Chief Financial Officer DOE/CF-0077 Department of Energy FY 2013 Congressional Budget Request Budget Highlights g g g February 2012 Office of Chief Financial Officer Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Table of Contents LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY ...................................................................................................................................................................... 1 INTRODUCTION .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 3 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FY 2013 PROGRAM OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS............................................................................................................ 9

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FY 2012 Budget Highlights  

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4 4 Department of Energy FY 2012 Congressional Budget Request Budget Highlights g g g February 2012 Office of Chief Financial Officer DOE/CF-0064 Department of Energy FY 2012 Congressional Budget Request Budget Highlights g g g February 2012 Office of Chief Financial Officer Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Table of Contents INTRODUCTION .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 1 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FY 2012 PROGRAM OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS .......................................................................................................... 7 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BUDGET BY ORGANIZATION .......................................................................................................................... 15

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highlights.html  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1998 Highlights World Oil Markets Oil prices continue to remain at historically low levels (when taking into account inflation) and our current forecast does not foresee a large...

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2010 Energy Conference Highlights  

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Home > About EIA > EIA 2010 Energy Conference Highlights : ... Continuing Shifts in the Industry and Long-Term ... Technology and Energy Transformation Donald L ...

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ALS Postdoctoral Fellowship Highlights  

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Highlights Print Since its inception in 2005, the ALS Postdoctoral Fellowship program has supported young scientists in new and ongoing research projects at...

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FY 2007 Budget Highlights  

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DOE/CF-009 DOE/CF-009 Budget highlights Department of Energy FY 2007 Congressional Budget Request February 2006 Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Budget highlights Office of Chief Financial Officer DOE/CF-009 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................................................1 BUDGET BY ORGANIZATION ..............................................................................................................17 BUDGET BY APPROPRIATION ............................................................................................................18 SECTION 1. DEFENSE STRATEGIC GOAL........................................................................................19

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FY 2006 Budget Highlights  

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DOE/ME-0053 DOE/ME-0053 Budget Highlights Department of Energy FY 2006 Congressional Budget Request Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation/CFO February 2005 DOE/ME-0053 Budget Highlights Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Table of Contents INTRODUCTION............................................................................................................................ 1 BUDGET BY ORGANIZATION...................................................................................................... 15 BUDGET BY APPROPRIATION.................................................................................................... 16 FUNDING BY GOALS .................................................................................................................. 17 SECTION 1. DEFENSE STRATEGIC GOAL.................................................................................

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FY 2009 Budget Highlights  

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DOE/CF-031 DOE/CF-031 Budget Highlights February 2008 Office of Chief Financial Officer Department of Energy FY 2009 Congressional Budget Request DOE/CF-031 Budget Highlights Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Table of Contents INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................................................... 1 BUDGET BY ORGANIZATION .............................................................................................................. 21 BUDGET BY APPROPRIATION............................................................................................................ 22 SECTION 1. ENERGY SECURITY.......................................................................................................

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Comparative Deregulation of Far Eastern Telecommunications Markets: Economic Incentives and International Competitive Strategies  

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The deregulation of telecommunications has taken a major step with the WTO agreements in February of

Davidson, Jacob

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Networks, deregulation, and risk : the politics of critical infrastructure protection  

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Applications in the Electric Power Industry. ?Proceedings ofCorporate Liberalism and Electric Power System Planning inReform in the U.S. Electric Power Sector. ? Deregulation of

Ellis, Ryan Nelson

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California Electric Deregulation: What have we learned, and what...  

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California Electric Deregulation: What have we learned, and what lies ahead? Speaker(s): P. Greg Conlon Date: October 29, 1998 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3148 Seminar HostPoint of...

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Industrial Powerhouse Optimization in the Deregulated Electricity Marketplace  

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The State of Delaware deregulated the retail sale of electricity in 2002, enabling buyers to procure power on a real-time price schedule and sell excess generated power to the grid. This initiative has prompted industrial sites, especially those with on-site generation capability, to evaluate the benefits and risks of the deregulated market. Deregulation can offer significant potential savings to industrial customers. However, with this opportunity comes exposure to turbulent fluctuations in electricity prices, which can sometimes reach $1,000/MW-hr. If a customer is unprepared for high electricity prices, an entire year of electricity cost savings can quickly be erased. This paper describes how one industrial site evaluated the risks and benefits of electricity deregulation and implemented real-time optimization of the electricity make-buy decision.

Hughes, P. D.; Bailey, W. F.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights From SC11  

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Highlights From SC11 Highlights From SC11 Highlights From SC11 November 30, 2011 In November 2011, thousands of experts in computing and networking flocked to Seattle, Washington, to participate in tutorials, join panel discussions, lead sessions, give live demonstrations and talks, hold roundtable discussions, help build SCinet-the world's fastest science network-present posters and much more! Here are some highlights from this year's SC11 conference. Berkeley Lab's SC11 Booth - Top left and right photos by David Donofrio Prabhat and Yushu present 100G Demo- Bottom left and right photos courtesy of Yushu Yao. Lab Staff Give Awe-Inspiring Demo of 100 Gbps Capability The demo showed side-by-side presentations of a 5 terabyte dataset streamed from NERSC at 100 Gbps (left) and 10 Gbps (right).

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SBIR/STTR Highlights  

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highlights/ The Office of Science is the highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {8852B70B-8F14-4B90-9DD9-63E8ABB0E3E8}http://science.energy.gov/sbir/highlights/2013/sbir-2013-01-a/ Aerodyne Develops an Aircraft-Deployable Precision Aerosol Analyzer Aerodyne Research Inc. develops an aerosol mass spectrometer (AMS) that fills a

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NERSC Science Highlights Presentations  

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User Surveys User Surveys HPC Requirements for Science HPC Workshop Reports NERSC Staff Publications & Presentations Journal Cover Stories Galleries Home » News & Publications » Publications & Reports » Science Highlights Presentations Science Highlights Presentations NERSC collects highlights of recent scientific work carried out by its users. If you are a user and have work that you would like us to highlight please send e-mail to consult@nersc.gov. December 2013 Presentation [PDF] Model Shows Arrangement of Proteins in Photosynthetic Membranes [Geissler] How Many Earths are There? [Petigura] Read more... IceCube is 2013 Physics Breakthrough of the Year [Gerhardt] Read more... Simulation Couples with Experiment to Boost Energy Research [Smith] Simulation Captures the Essence of Carbonate Crystallization [Whitelam]

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Lab women researchers highlighted  

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813women 04082013 Lab women researchers highlighted Anne M Stark, LLNL, (925) 422-9799, stark8@llnl.gov Printer-friendly The Laboratory's Dawn Shaughnessy is one of the women...

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Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero | Department of Energy  

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Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero July 29, 2010 - 5:16pm Addthis Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn will serve as an example of green building in the community. | Photo by Julie Wescott Weissend Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn will serve as an example of green building in the community. | Photo by Julie Wescott Weissend Lindsay Gsell What are the key facts? Former electric railroad barn uses less energy than it generates. Historic building has solar and geothermal energy systems. Construction company receiving federal and state tax credits. Dovetail Construction Company saw a unique challenge - and opportunity - with a neglected 1880s-era Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn.

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Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero | Department of Energy  

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Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero July 29, 2010 - 5:16pm Addthis Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn will serve as an example of green building in the community. | Photo by Julie Wescott Weissend Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn will serve as an example of green building in the community. | Photo by Julie Wescott Weissend Lindsay Gsell What are the key facts? Former electric railroad barn uses less energy than it generates. Historic building has solar and geothermal energy systems. Construction company receiving federal and state tax credits. Dovetail Construction Company saw a unique challenge - and opportunity - with a neglected 1880s-era Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn.

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ARM - Research Highlights  

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CenterResearch Highlights CenterResearch Highlights Media Contact Lynne Roeder lynne-dot-roeder-at-pnnl-dot-gov @armnewsteam Field Notes Blog Topics Field Notes89 AGU 3 AMIE 10 ARM Aerial Facility 2 ARM Mobile Facility 1 6 ARM Mobile Facility 2 47 BAECC 1 BBOP 4 MAGIC 12 MC3E 17 SGP 2 STORMVEX 29 TCAP 3 Search News Search Blog News Center All Categories What's this? Social Media Guidance News Center All Categories Features and Releases Facility News Field Notes Blog feed Events feed Employment Research Highlights Data Announcements Education News Archive What's this? Social Media Guidance Research Highlights Research Highlights Archive » Forecast Calls for Better Models: Examining the Core Components of Arctic Clouds to Clear Their Influence on Climate Jan 07, 2014 Predicting how atmospheric aerosols influence cloud formation and the resulting feedback to climate is a challenge that limits the accuracy of atmospheric models. This is especially true in the Arctic, where mixed-phase (both ice- and liquid-based) clouds are frequently observed, but the processes that determine their composition are poorly understood. To obtain a closer look [...]

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ADTSC Science Highlights: ADTSC: LANL  

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publications are shown below: Click on the image below to view the publication. 2013 Science Highlights ADTSC Science Highlights 2013 LAUR 13-20839 2012 Science Highlights ADTSC...

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Sector 4 Highlights  

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Older Highlights Older Highlights Highlights of research in the magnetic materials group CaCrCuO-Image A further understanding of superconductivity June 10, 2013 A crucial ingredient of high-temperature superconductivity can be found in a class of materials that is entirely different than conventional superconductors. That discovery is the result of research by an international team of scientists working at 4-ID-C. Local Contact: John Freeland A New Family of Quasicrystals A New Family of Quasicrystals June 24, 2013 Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University have used the high energy x-rays available on beamline 6-ID-D, to confirm the structure of the only known magnetic rare earth icosahedral binary quasicrystals. Contacts: Alan Goldman & Paul Canfield - Iowa State Univ. & Ames Lab

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User Facility Science Highlights  

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user-facilities/highlights/ The Office of Science user-facilities/highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {611EDD39-818D-4CBA-BFD7-9568495C1566}http://science.energy.gov/bes/highlights/2013/bes-2013-09-a/ The Role of Stripes in Superconducting Behavior Using neutron diffraction, movement of charged atoms arranged as "stripes"

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Program Highlights Index  

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Program Highlights Index Program Highlights Index Disposal of Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Ecological Risk Assessment of Chemically and Radiologically Contaminated Federal Sites Energy Zone Planning Tool for the Eastern United States Environmental Site Characterization and Remediation at Former Grain Storage Sites Evaluation of Risks of Aquatic Nuisance Species Transfer via the Chicago Area Waterway System Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) Glen Canyon Dam Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan EIS Highly Enriched Uranium Transparency Program Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) Generated by the Petroleum Industry Mobile Climate Observatory for Atmospheric Aerosols in India Mobile Climate Observatory on the Pacific

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Research Highlights | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home Research Highlights Nanotechnology Research Highlights Nanotechnology Entering a new phase: First observation of polymer interphase in nanoconfinement at SNS...

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Technical Highlights - FEERC  

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Technical Highlights for November 2013 Technical Highlights for November 2013 The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) cited in Article Published in Inside Science ORNL's recent achievement in ionic liquid (IL) additives for engine lubrication is featured in an article "Molten Salts Could Improve Fuel Economy," published in Inside Science, http://www.insidescience.org/content/molten-salts-could-improve-fuel-economy/1492. The article is syndicated to subscribers at FOXnews.com, NBCnews.com, LiveScience, and others. Dual-Fuel Combustion with Additives Capability A new capability was added to the multi-cylinder advanced combustion research engine at ORNL allowing dual fuel combustion with gasoline and gasoline doped with additives to increase the reactivity. The new configuration allows precise control over fuel temperature to allow for

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2010 Energy Conference Highlights  

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EIA 2010 Energy Conference Highlights EIA 2010 Energy Conference Highlights 2010 Energy Conference: Short-Term Stresses, Long-Term Change Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy Steve Bolze, President/CEO, Power and Water, GE Energy Richard Newell, EIA Administrator, and Lawrence Summers, Director of the National Economic Council Phil Sharp, President, Resources for the Future Secretary Chu answering questions from the media Photo credits: EIA and Kaveh Sardari Plenary keynote addresses: Dr. Richard Newell Read transcript of opening remarks and introduction of Secretary Steven Chu. Dr. Steven Chu Listen to keynote address. Read presentation. Read transcript. Steve Bolze Read presentation. Read transcript. Dr. Phil Sharp Read transcript. Dr. Lawrence Summers Listen to luncheon address. Read transcript.

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CFN | Research Highlights Archive  

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Center for Functional Nanomaterials Research Highlights Archives Center for Functional Nanomaterials Research Highlights Archives Measurement of Spin Torque Non-adiabaticity in Magnetic Vortices Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Thermopower of Highly Conducting Au-C Bonded Single-molecule Circuits Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Resolution Limits of Electron-beam Lithography Pushed Towards the Atomic Scale Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Polymer Solar Cells Employing Förster Resonance Energy Transfer Monday, August 19, 2013 Mesoscale Linear Assembly of Nanostructures Monday, July 8, 2013 Sub 15-nm Patterns for Magnetic Recording Using Block Copolymers Monday, July 8, 2013 Engineering Catalytic Contacts with Binary Nanocrystal Superlattices Sunday, April 7, 2013 Chemical Modification of Self-Assembled Block Copolymers for Area-Selective Formation of Metal Oxide Nanostructures

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Argonne CNM: Research Highlights  

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Recent Research Highlights Recent Research Highlights Optimizing Self-Assembly to Enable Photocatalysis (December 2013) Casimir Force Reduction through Nanostructuring (December 2013) South Pole Telescope Detector Aids Study of the Universe (November 2013) Surface Plasmon Resonance in Interfaced Heterodimers (October 2013) Visualizing Short-Range Charge Transfer at Interfaces (September 2013) Bio-Assisted Nanophotocatalyst for Hydrogen Production (August 2013) Large Wave-Vector Phonon Modes in Silicon Nanomembranes (July 2013) Nanomechanical Resonator Self-Assembled from Nanoparticles (June 2013) Scientists Detect Residue that has Hindered Efficiency of Promising Type of Solar Cell (May 2013) Imaging Nanoscale Polarization in Ferroelectrics with Coherent X-Rays (May 2013) Chiral "Pinwheels" Self-Assembled from C60 and Pentacene (April 2013)

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New antitrust issues in a deregulated environment: access to pipelines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The deregulated environment of the Natural Gas Policy Act, (NGPA) will introduce new antitrust issues, one issue of particular concern and difficulty being access and utilization of gas transmission and distribution facilities. The authors disagree with the tendency to use the bottleneck monopoly/essential facility doctrine to suggest that access is required by the antitrust laws. Current trends in judicial and economic analysis of refusals to deal by monopolists supports the view that nonpredatory denials of access, based on such legitimate business considerations as efficiency and profitability, are appropriate and consistent with both antitrust policy and the competitive purposes of industry deregulation. 80 references.

Mahinka, S.P.; Johnson, J.L.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights from ATLAS  

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The ATLAS experiment has been taking data efficiently since LHC collisions started, first at the injection energy of 450 GeV/beam and at 1.18 TeV/beam in 2009, then at 3.5 TeV/beam in 2010. Many results have already been obtained based on this data demonstrating the performance of the detector, as well as first physics measurements. Only a selection of highlights will be presented here.

Thorsten Wengler for the ATLAS Collaboration

2010-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights from ATLAS  

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The ATLAS experiment has been taking data efficiently since LHC collisions started, first at the injection energy of 450 GeV/beam and at 1.18 TeV/beam in 2009, then at 3.5 TeV/beam in 2010. Many results have already been obtained based on this data demonstrating the performance of the detector, as well as first physics measurements. Only a selection of highlights will be presented here.

Wengler, Thorsten

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brief Science Highlights  

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highlights/ The Office highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {B0DFBA1D-D6A0-4920-8E73-4779F8F5ACEA}http://science.energy.gov/np/highlights/2013/np-2013-12-a/ Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne's new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Thu, 09

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BER Science Highlights  

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highlights/ The Office of Science is the highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {B65D1078-1ED6-42A4-AE6F-F36E1C482386}http://science.energy.gov/ber/highlights/2013/ber-2013-09-a/ Tracing Aerosol Impacts on South Asian Monsoons The effect of pollution aerosols on monsoons. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:58:37 -0400

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Laboratory Science Highlights  

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laboratories/highlights/ The Office of Science is laboratories/highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {B0DFBA1D-D6A0-4920-8E73-4779F8F5ACEA}http://science.energy.gov/np/highlights/2013/np-2013-12-a/ Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne's new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Thu, 09

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ASCR Science Highlights  

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highlights/ The Office of Science is the highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {B8B947B0-62E8-4BE7-91CF-D60B69404801}http://science.energy.gov/ascr/highlights/2013/hep-2013-04-a/ How Accelerator Physicists Save Time A boosted frame of reference boosts the speed of calculations. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:52:49 -0500 Accelerator physicists lean heavily on simulations

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NP Science Highlights  

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highlights/ The Office of Science is the highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {B0DFBA1D-D6A0-4920-8E73-4779F8F5ACEA}http://science.energy.gov/np/highlights/2013/np-2013-12-a/ Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne's new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Thu, 09

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University Science Highlights  

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universities/highlights/ The Office of Science is universities/highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {B0DFBA1D-D6A0-4920-8E73-4779F8F5ACEA}http://science.energy.gov/np/highlights/2013/np-2013-12-a/ Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne's new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Thu, 09

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HEP Science Highlights  

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highlights/ The Office of Science is the highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {271928DC-3A20-4D7E-97F4-DEC29F0C439B}http://science.energy.gov/hep/highlights/2013/hep-2013-08-a/ Patterns in the Cosmos Trace Evolution of the Universe Detection of subtle polarization patterns in the Cosmic Microwave Background opens a

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EFRCs Science Highlights  

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highlights/ The Office of Science is the highlights/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {F258B204-092C-455E-8B98-75B03053E1E3}http://science.energy.gov/bes/highlights/2013/bes-2013-07-a/ Fewer Steps to Higher Octane Gasoline in Petroleum Refining A novel metal-organic framework (MOF) efficiently separates higher octane

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Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel  

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Transportation Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders Forum Forum 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting May 11, 2011 May 11, 2011 Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & & & & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Task: Task: Task: Task: Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants

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Assessing the level of service for shipments originating or terminating on short line railroads  

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This thesis measures railroad freight trip time and trip time reliability for freight rail shipments involving short lines in 2006. It is based on an underlying MIT study commissioned by members of the short line railroading ...

Alpert, Steven M

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding electricity market reforms and the case of Philippine deregulation  

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The experience of the Philippines offers lessons that should be relevant to any country seeking to deregulate its power industry. Regardless of structure, consumers must face the real price of electricity production and delivery that is closer to marginal cost. Politically motivated prices merely shift the burden from ratepayers to taxpayers. And any reform should work within a reasonable timetable. (author)

Santiago, Andrea; Roxas, Fernando

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Railroad Commission of Texas, Oil and Gas Division | Open Energy  

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Railroad Commission of Texas, Oil and Gas Division Railroad Commission of Texas, Oil and Gas Division Jump to: navigation, search State Texas Name Texas Railroad Commission, Oil and Gas Division Address 1701 N. Congress City, State Austin, Texas Zip 78711-2967 Website http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/dat Coordinates 30.2759689°, -97.7359951° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":30.2759689,"lon":-97.7359951,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The Nevada railroad system: Physical, operational, and accident characteristics  

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This report provides a description of the operational and physical characteristics of the Nevada railroad system. To understand the dynamics of the rail system, one must consider the system`s physical characteristics, routing, uses, interactions with other systems, and unique operational characteristics, if any. This report is presented in two parts. The first part is a narrative description of all mainlines and major branchlines of the Nevada railroad system. Each Nevada rail route is described, including the route`s physical characteristics, traffic type and volume, track conditions, and history. The second part of this study provides a more detailed analysis of Nevada railroad accident characteristics than was presented in the Preliminary Nevada Transportation Accident Characterization Study (DOE, 1990).

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1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Conservation Projects to Benefit the Railroad Industry  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Energy Conservation Projects to benefit the railroad industry using the Norfolk Southern Company as a model for the railroad industry has five unique tasks which are in areas of importance within the rail industry, and specifically in the area of energy conservation. The NIU Engineering and Technology research team looked at five significant areas in which research and development work can provide unique solutions to the railroad industry in energy the conservation. (1) Alternate Fuels - An examination of various blends of bio-based diesel fuels for the railroad industry, using Norfolk Southern as a model for the industry. The team determined that bio-diesel fuel is a suitable alternative to using straight diesel fuel, however, the cost and availability across the country varies to a great extent. (2) Utilization of fuel cells for locomotive power systems - While the application of the fuel cell has been successfully demonstrated in the passenger car, this is a very advanced topic for the railroad industry. There are many safety and power issues that the research team examined. (3) Thermal and emission reduction for current large scale diesel engines - The current locomotive system generates large amount of heat through engine cooling and heat dissipation when the traction motors are used to decelerate the train. The research team evaluated thermal management systems to efficiently deal with large thermal loads developed by the operating engines. (4) Use of Composite and Exotic Replacement Materials - Research team redesigned various components using new materials, coatings, and processes to provide the needed protection. Through design, analysis, and testing, new parts that can withstand the hostile environments were developed. (5) Tribology Applications - Identification of tribology issues in the Railroad industry which play a significant role in the improvement of energy usage. Research team analyzed and developed solutions which resulted in friction modification to improve energy efficiency.

Clifford Mirman; Promod Vohra

2009-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy & Fuels highlights NIST paper  

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Energy & Fuels (journal) highlights NIST paper. April 27, 2011. ... Contact: Tom Bruno 303-497-5158. Energy & Fuels highlights NIST paper. ...

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Highlights | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Research Highlights For all the latest highlights on research at HFIR and SNS, please see the links at left. Featured Research Neutron diffraction reveals semiconducting phase and...

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Advanced Materials Research Highlights | ORNL  

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Advanced Materials | Research Highlights Research Highlights 1-10 of 44 Results Prev 12345 Next Topotactic valence state control in epitaxial multivalent oxides July 17, 2013 -...

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Audit of the Use of Hanford Site Railroad System, WR-B-97-04...  

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Railroad System, WR-B-97-04 Audit of the Use of Hanford Site Railroad System, WR-B-97-04 Audit of the Use of Hanford Site Railroad System, WR-B-97-04 More Documents & Publications...

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Microsoft Word - Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(STEO) (STEO) Highlights  Falling crude oil prices contributed to a decline in the U.S. regular gasoline retail price from a year-to-date high of $3.78 per gallon on February 25 to $3.52 per gallon on April 29. EIA expects the regular gasoline price will average $3.53 per gallon over the summer (April through September), down $0.10 per gallon from last month's STEO. The annual average regular gasoline retail price is projected to decline from $3.63 per gallon in 2012 to $3.50 per gallon in 2013 and to $3.39 per gallon in 2014. Energy price forecasts are highly uncertain, and the current values of futures and options contracts suggest that prices could

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highlights.PDF  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

December, 1998 ( Released December 7, 1998) December, 1998 ( Released December 7, 1998) Highlights Overview Several developments in recent weeks have combined to weaken energy demand and prices in the United States. The first two months of what we normally call the "heating season" have been short on one key component - heating demand. Generally speaking, heating degree-days fell below normal across the United States in October and November. Based on early observations and the recent short-range forecast, we expect that below-normal heating demand is likely for December as well (Figure 1). With demand sputtering, heating fuel stocks remain high and prices remain low. This is particularly evident with respect to the U.S. natural gas market. Expectations for wellhead gas prices consistently above $2.00 per thousand cubic feet may have been all

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highlights.html  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1998 1998 Highlights Oil Prices/Supply The recent production cuts announced by OPEC and other producers have stabilized prices in the $12 to $13 per barrel range, but the market is a long way from achieving the $17 "target price" being talked about in OPEC circles. Prior to the recent cuts, oil prices had been near $11.50 to $ 12 per barrel. Unless prices rebound by October, the upcoming winter heating season may not be sufficient to increase prices given the current stock overhang. Our current view is that prices will remain low with a gradual increase throughout the next year where we see the oil market finally coming into balance. Even though world oil demand is forecast to recover significantly in 1999, only a "moderate" price recovery is forecast because of the inventory overhang still remaining.

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From: Nature Research Highlights  

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Renewal White Paper Renewal White Paper Winner of AAAS Science Education Prize Visits Argonne SESAME and the APS: Opening Doors Helps the Light Shine In Taking the FaST Track to Synchrotron X-ray Science A Vote of Thanks! APS News Archives: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 2000 Subscribe to APS News rss feed From: Nature Research Highlights Physical Chemistry: "Electrons with a Twist" DECEMBER 1, 2008 Bookmark and Share Nature Magazine The direction of an electron's spin is sufficient to determine the decomposition rate of the two mirror-image forms of a molecule. Richard Rosenberg of Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois and his colleagues drew this conclusion after firing X-rays at a magnetic iron-nickel alloy coated with thin layers of 2-butanol. This freed

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EMSL: News - Highlights  

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BOOKMARK US RSS Facebook icon twitter LinkedIn YouTube icon flickr BOOKMARK US RSS Facebook icon twitter LinkedIn YouTube icon flickr All News Highlights News of related EMSL research and announcements of events are listed in the links provided below. Choose a Year: | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 2014 Battery development may extend range of electric cars Battery development may extend range of electric cars New anode quadruples life of lithium-sulfur battery, could also help store renewable energy more cheaply Released: January 09, 2014 Scientists used EMSL capabilities and expertise to help develop and test a new anode design for lithium-sulfur batteries. The "hybrid" anode significantly extends the life of lithium-sulfur batteries, bringing them

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Sector 6 Research Highlights  

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MM-Group Home MM-Group Home MMG Advisory Committees Beamlines 4-ID-C Soft Spectroscopy 4-ID-D Hard Spectroscopy 6-ID-B,C Mag. Scattering 6-ID-D HighE Scattering 29-ID IEX - ARPES,RSXS Getting Beamtime Sector Orientation Sector 4 Orientation Sector 6 Orientation Publications (4-ID) Publications (6-ID) Contact Us APS Ring Status Current APS Schedule Highlights of research on Sector 6 Teasing Out the Nature of Structural Instabilities in Ceramic Compounds Teasing Out the Nature of Structural Instabilities in Ceramic Compounds March 12, 2013 Researchers have used beamlines 6-ID-B at the APS and XmAS at the ESRF to probe the structure of the rare-earth magnetic material europium titanate. In a magnetic field, the optical properties of this system change quite dramatically, presenting hope of a strong magneto-electric material for potential use in new memory, processing, and sensor devices.

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LANSCE | Lujan Center | Highlights  

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Highlights New Evidence to Aid Search for Charge 'Stripes' in Superconductors Findings identify signature that will help scientists investigate and understand materials that carry current with no resistance "The scientists ground up crystals of the test material into a fine powder and placed samples of it in line with a beam of neutrons at the Los Alamos Neutron Scattering Center at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Similar to the way light reflecting off an object enters your eyes to create an image, the neutron beams diffracted by the crystals' atoms yield information about the positions of the atoms. The scientists used that information to infer the material's electronic structure, and repeated the experiment at gradually warmer temperatures."

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highlights.html  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

July 8, 1999 July 8, 1999 Highlights World Oil Markets/Prices Prices. Despite a substantial increase in spot prices for crude oil at the very end of June (Figure 1), we have not significantly changed our crude price forecast for this update. We have raised our price forecast slightly for the next couple of months (Figure 2). However, the story is essentially the same: the combination of demand and supply changes will probably prevent even a normal seasonal increase in world oil inventories this year, resulting in a net inventory draw averaging over 800,000 barrels per day for all of 1999. Prices are expected to remain more or less flat until the end of the summer when world demand begins to exhibit some of the larger year-over-year increases expected for 1999. From that point, we see prices rising gradually through 2000 as

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SRS - History Highlights  

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3 3 SEARCH GO Side Menu Spacer SRS Mission & Vision Where We Are SRS History Fact Sheets Tour SRS Contact SRS SRS Home SRS History Highlights The Savannah River Site was constructed during the early 1950s to produce the basic materials used in the fabrication of nuclear weapons, primarily tritium and plutonium-239, in support of our nation's defense programs. Five reactors were built to produce these materials. Also built were a number of support facilities including two chemical separations plants, a heavy water extraction plant, a nuclear fuel and target fabrication facility, a tritium extraction facility and waste management facilities. If you wish to view an in-depth history (1950-2000), please explore SRS at Fifty, our 50th anniversary book. Browse by Era: 1950s * 1960s * 1970s * 1980s * 1990s * 2000s * 2010s

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highlights.PDF  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1998 1998 Highlights World Oil Markets The large oil inventory build-up that occurred in 1997 and the first half of 1998 is expected to keep a lid on how high oil prices might increase from their historically low levels. However, the oil production cuts pledged by major oil producers in June, along with some expected recovery in oil demand in 1999, should allow the average annual world oil price (defined as the average price U.S. refiners pay for imported crude oil) to rise from an average of $12.51 per barrel in 1998 to $13.65 per barrel next year (see Figure 1 and Table). Beginning in the second half of 1998, and carrying through 1999, the world oil market should see a more "typical" oil inventory pattern, with drawdowns from oil inventories of approximately 1 million barrels per day in the fourth and first

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Optimal Railroad Rail Grinding for Fatigue Mitigation  

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This dissertation aims to study the benefit of rail grinding on service life of railroad rails, focusing on failures due to rolling contact fatigue (RCF) at the rail head. Assuming a tangent rail with one-point contact at the running surface, a finite element analysis of a full-scale wheel-rail rolling contact with a nonlinear isotropic kinematic hardening material model is performed to simulate the accumulation of residual stresses and strains in the rail head. Using rolling stress and strain results from the sixth loading cycle, in which residual stresses and strains are at their steady-state, as input, two critical plane fatigue criteria are proposed for fatigue analyses. The first fatigue criterion is the stress-based approachnamely the Findley fatigue criterion. It suggests an important role of tensile residual stresses on subsurface crack nucleation and early growth in the rail head, but applications of the criterion to the near-running-surface region are limited because of plastic deformation from wheel-rail contact. The second fatigue criterion is the strain-based approachnamely the Fatemi-Socie fatigue criterion. Contributed mainly from shear strain amplitudes and factorized by normal stress components, the criterion also predicts fatigue crack nucleation at the subsurface as a possible failure mode as well as fatigue crack nucleation at the near-surface, while maintaining its validity in both regions. A collection of fatigue test data of various types of rail steel from literature is analyzed to determine a relationship between fatigue damages and number of cycles to failure. Considering a set of wheel loads with their corresponding number of rolling passage as a loading unit (LU), optimizations of grinding schedules with genetic algorithm (GA) show that fatigue life of rail increases by varying amount when compared against that from the no-grinding case. Results show that the proposed grinding schedules, optimized with the exploratory and local-search genetic algorithms, can increase fatigue life of rail by 240 percent. The optimization framework is designed to be able to determine a set of optimal grinding schedules for different types of rail steel and different contact configurations, i.e. two-point contact occurred when cornering.

Tangtragulwong, Potchara

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy study of railroad freight transportation. Volume 1. Executive summary  

SciTech Connect

The railroad industry plays a vital role in transporting goods, raw materials, and food necessary to the well being of the population and necessary to facilitate the operations of our industrial economy. Because of the vital part that the railroad industry plays in the economy and because of its ability to move goods with relatively small amounts of fuel, the US ERDA embarked on a study to determine the role of the Federal government in promoting conservation in the industry and in freight movements in general. Toward this final objective, the study compiled a description of the railroad industry, its structure, equipment, facilities, economics, and energy consumption; compiled a description of the regulation of the industry and considered ways in which the regulation has affected fuel consumption by the railroads; and analyzed candidates for fuel efficiency improvement and evaluated them on the basis of economics and the likelihood of their adoption by industry. A description of the industry, an analysis of energy consumption by the industry, a discussion of mechanisms for evaluating efficiency improvement proposals, a description and evaluation of conservation efficiency improvement proposals, a description and evaluation of conservation opportunities, and a discussion of recommended activities are included.

1979-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Railroad transportation of nuclear waste and other Hazardous materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Railroads continue to have duties to shippers and the public, and they may not take the law into their own hands. Except for emergencies - and then only for the duration of the emergency - they must carry all commodities without regard to whether they are dangerous, unless the proper agency of the federal government has relieved them of that obligation. (author)

McBride, Michael F.

2008-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections  

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

Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Task: Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants Establish Contact Information with Railroads Officials Field Review of each Railroad's Physical and Operational Infrastructure Facilitate Upgrades to Meet Safe Acceptable Standards Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel More Documents & Publications TEC Meeting Summaries - February 2008 Presentations TEC Meeting Summaries - July 2007 Presentations TEC Meeting Summaries - September 2006

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Volatile Energy Costs and the Floundering Deregulation of Electricity: A  

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Volatile Energy Costs and the Floundering Deregulation of Electricity: A Volatile Energy Costs and the Floundering Deregulation of Electricity: A Fresh Look at Integrating Supply-Side and Demand-Side Resources Speaker(s): Bill Kelly Robert Redlinger Date: January 19, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3148 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Julie Osborn The restructuring of the California electricity industry has not proceeded as intended. A generation capacity shortage, combined with spiraling natural gas costs and a flawed electricity market structure, have led to unprecedented wholesale electricity prices, power outages, and a political and financial crisis for the State. This crisis will not be solved through increasing electricity supply alone. Energy industry observers agree that 1.) energy efficiency, 2.) distributed on-site generation, and 3.) price

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Customer choice: Purchasing energy in a deregulated market  

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This book presents the detailed guidance on how to effectively purchase deregulated energy, based on first-hand reports from many of the nation`s most knowledgeable experts. It is designed to provide the kind of practical advice needed by professionals who are responsible for making energy purchasing decisions. The book gives a ten-step program to guide building owners in purchasing decision making, a state-by-state retail competition update, and guidelines for buying electricity and natural gas over the worldwide web. Other topics include contract renegotiation strategies, an assessment of power pools, the role of aggregators in the energy market, real time pricing issues, where cogeneration fits within today`s marketplace, and lessons learned from deregulation experiences in Scandinavia and England.

Thumann, A. [ed.] [comp.

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Highlights | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Research Highlights Research Highlights Biology & Medicine Biotechnology & Energy Fundamental Physics Imaging Magnetism Materials Nanotechnology Superconductivity Facilities and Capabilities Instruments User Program Publications and Resources Science and Education News and Awards NScD Careers Supporting Organizations Neutron Science Home | Science & Discovery | Neutron Science | Research Highlights SHARE Research Highlights No current Research Highlights found. 1-10 of 43 Results Comprehensive phonon "map" offers direction for engineering new thermoelectric devices January 08, 2014 - To understand how to design better thermoelectric materials, researchers are using neutron scattering at SNS and HFIR to study how a compound known as AgSbTe2, or silver antimony telluride, is

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Utility Response to Railroad Market Power: Assessment of Options  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Coal transportation is one of the largest and potentially least competitive costs of power generation. This report reviews possible strategies and recourse available to utilities to counter railroad market power. The implosion of the major carriers into just two major companies in the east and the west heralds an era of duopoly pricing for which no single solution presents itself, past strategies may no longer apply, and the prospect of burgeoning power transactions may offer surprisingly little help to ...

1997-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The potential for LNG as a railroad fuel in the U.S.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Freight railroad operations in the US represent a substantial opportunity for liquefied natural gas (LNG) to displace diesel fuel. With the promise of achieving an overwhelming economic advantage over diesel fuel, this paper presents some discussion to the question, ``Why is the application of LNG for railroad use in the US moving so slowly?'' A brief overview of the freight railroad operations in the US is given, along with a summary of several railroad LNG demonstration projects. US Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board exhaust emission regulations may cause the railroad industry to move from small-scale LNG demonstration projects to using LNG as a primary freight railroad transportation fuel in selected regions or route-specific applications.

Fritz, S.G.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Operational and Planning Aspects of Distribution Systems in Deregulated Electricity Markets.  

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??In the current era of deregulated electricity markets, the power distribution systems have attained a very important and crucial role in the industry. A distribution (more)

Algarni, Ayed

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

s Deregulated Wholesale Electricity Market. AmericanCompetition Policy in the U.S. Electricity Industry. Electricity Restructuring: Choices and Challenges. J. Gri?en

Bushnell, James; Mansur, Erin T.; Saravia, Celeste

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cogeneration: Where will it fit in the deregulated market?  

SciTech Connect

Cogeneration due to potentially high efficiency can be very competitive in a deregulated market. Cogeneration can achieve extremely high levels of thermal efficiency, much higher than the most advanced and sophisticated combined cycle power plants generating only electric power. Thermal efficiency is one of the key factors in determining the power plant economics and feasibility. High efficiency means a lesser amount of fuel is used to generate the same amount of energy. In turn, burning a lesser amount of fuel means that fewer pollutants will be emitted. The paper first describes cogeneration plants, then discusses the importance of thermal load availability, cogeneration and distributed generation and other issues affecting cogeneration.

Fridman, M. [Armstrong Service, Cerritos, CA (United States)

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights: Nuclear Engineering Division (Argonne)  

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About the Division > Highlights About the Division > Highlights Director's Welcome Organization Achievements Awards Patents Professional Societies Highlights Fact Sheets, Brochures & Other Documents Multimedia Library About Nuclear Energy Nuclear Reactors Designed by Argonne Argonne's Nuclear Science and Technology Legacy Opportunities within NE Division Visit Argonne Work with Argonne Contact us For Employees Site Map Help Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter NE on Flickr Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Chicago Pile 1 (CP-1) Argonne OutLoud on Nuclear Energy Argonne Energy Showcase 2012 Highlights Bookmark and Share Click on the "Date" header to sort the NE highlights in chronological order (ascending or descending). You may also search through the NE highlights for a specific keyword/year;

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Argonne CNM: 2005 Research Highlights  

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5 Highlights Mixed Metals not so Mixed Up at the Nano Level (November 2005) Diamond Nanotube Technology Promises New Electronics Products (September 2005) Argonne researchers...

134

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Energy Outlook September 9, 2009 Release Highlights Volatility persists for crude oil spot prices, although over narrower ranges than seen earlier this year and last year....

135

2012 ALS User Meeting Highlights  

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and notable science highlights, which communicated ALS advances in structural biology, battery research, and fundamental science. Falcone acknowledged the work of Simon Morton and...

136

Microsoft Word - Highlights.docx  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

April 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration April 2012 Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook April 10, 2012 Release Highlights ...

137

Chemical Sciences Division: Research: Highlights  

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Highlights Vinylidene Formation Following Carbon K-shell Photo-ionization of Acetylene Michael H. Prior, Ali Belkacem Photo Electron Angular Distributions Michael H. Prior, Ali...

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Nanotechnology Highlights | Neutron Scoence | ORNL  

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Nanotechnology SHARE Nanotechnology Highlights 1-4 of 4 Results Neutron Imaging Explored as Complementary Technique for Improving Cancer Detection August 05, 2013 - Today's range...

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Research Highlights | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Nanotechnology Archive Research Highlights Nanotechnology Archive Reflectivity Studies of Layered Nanoassemblies Researchers are using the Liquids Reflectometer at SNS to probe the...

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Partnering Today: Technology Transfer Highlights  

THE LLNL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY PRODUCTS Partnering Today: Technology Transfer Highlights 10 Ametek-Ortec: High-precision Radiation Detectors ORTEC, a unit of AMETEK, is ...

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141

Argonne CNM: 2010 Research Highlights  

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Archives: 2010 Research Highlights Quantum Dot-Induced Transparency (December 2010) Molecular Stencils Bring New Possibilities for Solar Energy (November 2010) New equation could...

142

Theory and Software Highlights 2005  

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SRT Home People Science Highlights Publications Seminars & Meetings Opportunities Personal web pages: Michel van Veenendaal Mike Norman People Personal Web Pages: On the APS 'Find...

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Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 9 Year in Review I nternational crude oil prices experienced notable in- creases during 1999, as fundamental market condi- tions changed significantly over the year. Throughout the first two months of the year, prices languished as several factors including abundant stocks of both crude oil and finished products, slow demand, and warm winter temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere dominated market trends. Lackluster demand for all petroleum products in key markets helped sustain glutted inventories and prevented any meaningful re- covery for prices. Consequently, refining margins shrank to unprofitable levels and led to reduced refin- ery runs. The cutback in runs decreased draws on crude oil stocks, which in turn affected prices. Plentiful wellhead production, particularly in Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) nations, exac- erbated the effects of

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Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Year in Review Year in Review W ith prices reaching post-Gulf War highs and inventories falling to below average levels in many regions, 1996 proved to be a remarkable year in international crude oil markets. Major influences included the effects of a harsh and unusually long winter across North America and Europe that rever- berated through global crude oil and finished prod- ucts markets well after the end of the season. The ongoing strong demand for heating fuels fed demand for crude oil at a time of trim inventories for both products. Aggravating the situation, global wellhead production rates of crude oil remained essentially static and resulted in a period of significant price increases that lasted through the end of April. Market prices eased in the United States and abroad as global

145

Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Year in Review W ith prices reaching post-Gulf War highs and inventories falling to below average levels in many regions, 1996 proved to be a remarkable year in international crude oil markets. Major influences included the effects of a harsh and unusually long winter across North America and Europe that rever- berated through global crude oil and finished prod- ucts markets well after the end of the season. The ongoing strong demand for heating fuels fed demand for crude oil at a time of trim inventories for both products. Aggravating the situation, global wellhead production rates of crude oil remained essentially static and resulted in a period of significant price increases that lasted through the end of April. Market prices eased in the United States and abroad as global

146

Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

22 percent from the previous year's levels. Prices in spot markets began to skyrocket in response to the heavy demand for--and scarcity of--these products. Compounding the high...

147

Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

re- covery for prices. Consequently, refining margins shrank to unprofitable levels and led to reduced refin- ery runs. The cutback in runs decreased draws on crude oil stocks,...

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Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

strike against targets in Iraq. The conflict arose from reports citing Iraqi government-led efforts to hamper the U.N.-sponsored weapons inspection program. De- spite early...

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Highlights  

The Commercialization Team of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) works to bridge the gap between research and development (R&D), and venture ...

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published Nov. 26 in the international edition of the chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie, Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists report the possibility of replacing the...

151

Program Highlights | Department of Energy  

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About Us » News & Blog » Program Highlights About Us » News & Blog » Program Highlights Program Highlights December 4, 2013 Program Highlights DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. November 1, 2013 Program Highlights Hazard Communications Training Deadline Approaches All DOE Federal and contractor employees with hazardous chemicals in their workplace MUST complete the new Hazard Communications Standard Training, per 10 CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, by DECEMBER 1, 2013. October 31, 2013 HSS' Josh Silverman joins other 2013 "Sammie Award" Finalists at the White House to meet President Barack Obama. Josh is in the back row, fifth from the right.

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Price strategies in dynamic duopolistic markets with deregulated electricity supplies using mixed strategies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While effective competition can force service providers to seek economically efficient methods to reduce costs, the deregulated electricity supply industry still allows some generators to exercise market power at particular locations, thereby preventing ... Keywords: deregulated electricity supplies, mixed strategies, price strategies

Jose B. Cruz, Jr.; Xiaohuan Tan

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Utility deregulation and business ethics: More openness through gaming/simulation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Deregulation in the utilities industry is putting pressure on the utility companies to operate more efficiently. This efficiency drive seems to have had an impact on commitment to established safety procedures and ethical standards. Analyzing three ... Keywords: corporate accident, deregulation, ethical standard, gaming/simulation, learning by doing, openness, utilities industry

Shigehisa Tsuchiya

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A multistage model for distribution expansion planning with distributed generation in a deregulated electricity market  

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Distribution systems management is becoming an increasingly complicated issue due to the introduction of new technologies, new energy trading strategies and a new deregulated environment. In the new deregulated energy market and considering the incentives ... Keywords: GAMS-MATLAB interface, distributed generation (DG), distribution company (DISCO), investment payback time, microturbine, social welfare

S. Porkar; A. Abbaspour-Tehrani-Fard; P. Poure; S. Saadate

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Price strategies in dynamic duopolistic markets with deregulated electricity supplies using mixed strategies  

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While effective competition can force service providers to seek economically efficient methods to reduce costs, the deregulated electricity supply industry still allows some generators to exercise market power at particular locations, thereby preventing ... Keywords: Deregulated electricity supplies, Mixed strategies, Price strategies

Jose B. Cruz, Jr.; Xiaohuan Tan

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Argonne CNM: 2007 Research Highlights  

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7 Highlights 7 Highlights CNM Research Featured in Journal (November 2007) Heavier hydrogen on the atomic scale reduces friction (November 2007) High-performance, flexible nanotechnology hydrogen sensors (Nanowerk Spotlight, October 11, 2007) CNM Research Highlighted in Scientific Journal (September 2007) Researchers improve ability to write and store information on electronic devices (September 2007) Palladium Nanoparticle Electrodeposition on Nanotubes Results in New Flexible Hydrogen Sensors (August 2007) Nano-boric acid makes motor oil more slippery (August 2007) Nanotechnology helps scientists make bendy sensors for hydrogen vehicles (July 2007) Tightly Packed Molecules Lend Unexpected Strength to Nanothin Sheet of Material (July 2007) Getting the 'Hole' Picture Up Close (photonics.com, June 2007)

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Research Highlights | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Clean Energy Clean Energy Research Areas Research Highlights Facilities and Centers Tools & Resources News and Awards Supporting Organizations Clean Energy Home | Science & Discovery | Clean Energy | Research Highlights SHARE Research Highlights 1-20 of 48 Results Advances in Understanding Durability of the Building Envelope: ORNL Research November 22, 2013 - Moisture, and its accompanying outriders - things like mold, corrosion, freeze damage, and decay - present powerful threats to the durability and long-term performance of a building envelope. First Annual Housing Innovation Award Winners Announced November 22, 2013 - On October 4, 2013, the US Department of Energy (DOE) presented the inaugural winners of the firstever Housing Innovation Awards.

158

Team Highlights: Artificial Retina Project  

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Research Team Highlights Artificial Retina Team Wins Prestigious 2009 R&D 100 Award Researchers involved with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Artificial Retina Project have...

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Thermal And-Or Near Infrared At Railroad Valley Area (Laney, 2005) | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Railroad Valley Area (Laney, 2005) Railroad Valley Area (Laney, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Thermal And-Or Near Infrared At Railroad Valley Area (Laney, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Railroad Valley Area Exploration Technique Thermal And-Or Near Infrared Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Geology and Geophysics of Geothermal Systems, Gregory Nash, 2005. Objectives for FY 2004 were to map mineralogy in Dixie Meadows, NV and thermal anomalies in Railroad Valley, NV. The first objective relates to the project goal of testing hyperspectral imagery for applications in soil-mineralogy mapping to detect hidden faults and buried geothermal phenomena. The second objective relates to testing satellite thermal

160

Solid-State Lighting: Research Highlights  

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Research Highlights on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Research Highlights on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Research Highlights on Delicious Rank Solid-State...

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161

International Energy Outlook 2006 - Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Highlights Highlights International Energy Outlook 2006 Highlights World energy consumption is projected to increase by 71 percent from 2003 to 2030. Fossil fuels continue to supply much of the energy used worldwide, and oil remains the dominant energy source. Figure 1. World Marketed Energy Consumption by Region, 1980-2030 (Quadrillion Btu). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data In the International Energy Outlook 2006 (IEO2006) reference case, world marketed energy consumption increases on average by 2.0 percent per year from 2003 to 2030. Although world oil prices in the reference case, which remain between $47 and $59 per barrel (in real 2004 dollars), dampen the growth in demand for oil, total world energy use continues to increase as a

162

Research Highlights | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Research › Highlights › Biology & Medicine Home › Research › Highlights › Biology & Medicine Research Highlights Biology & Medicine New technique for improving cancer detection Contact:Maria Cekanova Neutrons help shed light on critical protein activity that protects our DNA Published Work: "A new structural framework for integrating replication protein A into DNA processing machinery" Contact: Walter Chazin SNS researchers overcome the freezing sample problem in biostudies (2012) Published Work: "Water-protein dynamic coupling and new opportunities for probing it at low to physiological temperatures in aqueous solutions" Contact: Eugene Mamontov Studying how a protein's dynamics can take down a killer (2012) Contact: Melissa Sharp Martha "cow-laborates" to help unravel protein structure in milk

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Assessing the impact of regulation and deregulation on the rail and trucking industries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(cont.) Many Class I railroads disappeared and severe competition bankrupted many small carriers in the trucking industry. Larger trucking carriers gained market dominance. Real wages in the trucking industry fell. The ...

Lowtan, Donavan M. (Donavan Mahees), 1975-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Argonne CNM: 2011 Research Highlights  

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Archive: 2011 Research Highlights Archive: 2011 Research Highlights Monitoring the Transformation of Silver Nanowires into Gold Nanotubes with in situ Transmission X-Ray Microscopy (December 2011) Batteries Get a Quick Charge with New Anode Technology (November 2011) Small Defects Mean Big Problems for Industrial Solar Cells (October 2011) Luminescent Solar Concentrators Improved by Microcavity Effects (September 2011) New Etching Technique: Sequential Infiltration Synthesis (August 2011) Bifunctional Plasmonic/Magnetic Nanoparticles (August 2011) Structural Consequences of Nanolithography (August 2011) Thinnest Nanofiltration Membrane to Date (July 2011) STM of individual grains in CVD-grown graphene (June 2011) New Inorganic Semiconductor Layers Hold Promise for Solar Energy (June 2011)

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The Alaska railroad's future freight market. Volume I. Final report, 1 Jul 1974--30 Apr 1976  

SciTech Connect

The study forecasts the freight market of The Alaska Railroad (ARR) due to natural resource development and pipeline construction in Alaska. This has been done through: (a) evaluation of those resources with commercial development potential which could generate rail service demand; and (b) development and analysis of petroleum development schedules and pipeline construction scenarios. Detailed price and market analyses of Alaskan coal and copper resources were performed. Forecasts of ARR traffic were based upon econometric relationship between the Alaska economy and petroleum royalties and construction expenditures. Volume One contains the Executive Summary; it describes the study scope and methodology, and highlights ARR's recent experiences, the Alaskan economy, and resource development status.

Hillegas, B.D.; Pernela, L.M.; Lewis, D.C.

1976-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deregulation, Consolidation, and Efficiency: Evidence from U.S. Nuclear Power  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Beginning in the late 1990s electricity markets in many U.S. states were deregulated and almost half of the nations 103 nuclear power reactors were sold to independent power producers. Deregulation has been accompanied by substantial market consolidation and today the three largest companies control one-third of U.S. nuclear capacity. We find that deregulation and consolidation are associated with a 10 percent increase in operating efficiency, achieved primarily by reducing the duration of reactor outages. At average wholesale prices this increased efficiency is worth $2.5 billion annually and implies an annual decrease of 35 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions.

Lucas W. Davis; Catherine Wolfram; Jel D

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS State of fusion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS State of fusion In the 1950s,the promise of controlled nuclear fusion, although there is still some way to go to realize the dream,the latest status report on fusion research compiled by the International Fusion Research Council (Nucl. Fusion 45,A1­A28; 2005) provides good reason

Loss, Daniel

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Applications of Engineering and Financial Analysis to the Valuation of Investments in Railroad Infrastructure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This record of study presents the findings of industry research projects performed during a one-year doctoral internship with the Austin Rail Group of HNTB Corporation. Four main internship objectives were established that address infrastructure problems related to the railroad industry and required the integration of engineering and financial analysis to develop effective project evaluation tools. Completion of the objectives resulted in: 1. Transformation of the Federal Railroad Administration methodology currently used to perform highway-railroad grade crossing analyses to a system of equations that can easily be used to evaluate regional rail infrastructure investments. Transportation engineering equations based on queuing theory were extended to new but equivalent formulations that accommodate unlimited, discrete train performance data from computer simulations of rail networks. 2. Application of risk assessment methods and railroad accident statistics to recommend a cost-effective alternative to legislative proposals to relocate hazardous materials transported by rail around metropolitan areas. A risk analysis model was developed to predict the risk of exposure from the release of a hazardous material following a train derailment so that changes in exposure achieved by alternative risk mitigation strategies could be observed. 3. A new method of measuring the susceptibility of railroads to financial distress following the catastrophic loss of a timber railroad bridge. Economic and finance principles were used to predict financial distress by determining of the number of revenue periods required to offset economic loss. 4. Demonstration of the use of financial market data in calculating the discount rate of public railroad companies for engineering analyses that involve negotiations with the public agencies. Surface Transportation Board rulings on the determination of a railroad?s cost of equity were applied to a comparative assessment of costs of capital for Class I railroads. A hypothetical example was used to demonstrate the interrelationship between engineering design strategies and their effects on the pricing of compensation to a railroad for right-of-way acquisition. These results, in fulfillment of the doctoral internship objectives, have provided HNTB with economic decision analysis tools and a series of conclusions used to provide recommendations to the Illinois, Missouri, and Texas Departments of Transportation, the Texas Legislature, and the railroad industry.

Roco, Craig E.

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

LBL Highlights 1994-1995  

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Highlights 1994-1995 Highlights 1994-1995 FOREWORD DISCOVERING THE TOP QUARK BEAMING IN ON CONTAMINANTS SEEKING A CLUE OF FLU CREATING A TRUE BLUE LIGHT CHILL IN A DRILL PICTURING PROTEINS UNTANGLING PSEUDOKNOTS UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF CELL SENESCENCE ACTIVATING ALKANES PURSUING THE MYSTERIES OF MATTER MBONE: COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE NEXT MILLENNIUM RESEARCH IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST A CONTRACT FOR EDUCATION STAFF CREDITS ON THE COVER: Rising up like an island in the sea is the concentration of chromium in a square millimeter of soil taken from a polluted San Francisco Bay wetland. This computer image, generated on the x-ray fluorescence microprobe beamline of LBL's Advanced Light Source, shows that chromium is drawn to highly localized chemical "hot spots" in the soil. The color scale

170

Research Highlights | Nuclear Science | ORNL  

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News and Awards News and Awards Nuclear Science Home | Science & Discovery | Nuclear Science | Research Highlights SHARE Research Highlights 1-3 of 3 Results Neutron scattering continues as a vital tool in superconductivity studies January 01, 2011 - In 2008, the totally unexpected discovery of a New class of superconductors, the iron pnictides, set off A Feverish international effort to understand them. Fabrication and Characterization of Uranium-based High Temperature Reactor Fuel June 01, 2013 - The Uranium Fuel Development Laboratory is a modern R&D scale lab for the fabrication and characterization of uranium-based high temperature reactor fuel. Light Water Reactor Fuel Cladding Research June 01, 2013 - ORNL is the focus point for Light Water Reactor (LWR)

171

International Energy Outlook 1999 - Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

highlights.gif (3388 bytes) highlights.gif (3388 bytes) World energy consumption is projected to increase by 65 percent from 1996 to 2020. The current economic problems in Asia and Russia have lowered projections relative to last year’s report. In the reference case projections for this International Energy Outlook 1999 (IEO99), world energy consumption reaches 612 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) by 2020 (Figure 2 and Table 1)—an increase of 65 percent over the 24-year projection period. The IEO99 projection for the world’s energy demand in 2020 is about 4 percent (almost 30 quadrillion Btu) lower than last year’s projection. The downward revision is based on events in two parts of the world: Asia and Russia. In Asia, the economic crisis that began in early 1997 persisted throughout 1998, as economic

172

Experimental Analysis of Algorithms for Bilateral-Contract Clearing Mechanisms Arising in Deregulated Power Industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider the bilateral contract satisfaction problem arising from electrical power networks due to the proposed deregulation of the electric utility industry in the USA. Given a network and a (multi)set of pairs of vertices (contracts) with associated ...

Chris Barrett; Doug Cook; Gregory Hicks; Vance Faber; Achla Marathe; Madhav V. Marathe; Aravind Srinivasan; Yoram J. Sussmann; Heidi Thornquist

2001-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy alternatives for the U.S. commuter airline industry after four years of airline deregulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Beginning with the passage of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, the dramatic changes in the passenger commuter airline segment of the U.S. aviation industry are identified and evaluated. The results of this evaluation ...

Molloy, James F.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Concentration in U.S. air transportation : an analysis of origin-destination markets since deregulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The thesis examined the effects on competition of deregulation in the airline industry by analyzing changes in concentration over the ten-year period 1979-1989 in two sets of origin-destination city-pair markets: the top ...

Van Acker, Jan

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

CRISIS? WHAT CRISIS?: An Academic Debate on the Role of Deregulation...  

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CRISIS? WHAT CRISIS?: An Academic Debate on the Role of Deregulation in the California Energy Drama Speaker(s): Robert Van Buskirk Date: February 22, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg...

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Future fuels and engines for railroad locomotives. Volume I: summary  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A study was made of the potential for reducing the dependence of railroads on petroleum fuel, particularly diesel No. 2. The study takes two approaches: (1) to determine how the use of diesel No. 2 can be reduced through increased efficiency and conservation, and (2) to use fuels other than diesel No. 2 both in diesel and other types of engines. The study consists of two volumes; volume 1 is a summary and volume 2 is the technical document. The study indicates that the possible reduction in fuel usage by increasing the efficiency of the present engine is limited; it is already highly energy efficient. The use of non-petroleum fuels, particularly the oil shale distillates, offers a greater potential. A coal-fired locomotive using any one of a number of engines appears to be the best alternative to the diesel-electric locomotive with regard to life-cycle cost, fuel availability, and development risk. The adiabatic diesel is the second-rated alternative with high thermal efficiency (up to 64%) as its greatest advantage. The risks associated with the development of the adiabatic diesel, however, are higher than those for the coal-fired locomotive. The advantage of the third alternative, the fuel cell, is that it produces electricity directly from the fuel. At present, the only feasible fuel for a fuel cell locomotive is methanol. Synthetic hydrocarbon fuels, probably derived from oil shale, will be needed if present diesel-electric locomotives are used beyond 1995. Because synthetic hydrocarbon fuels are particularly suited to medium-speed diesel engines, the first commercial application of these fuels may be by the railroad industry.

Liddle, S.G.; Bonzo, B.B.; Purohit, G.P.; Stallkamp, J.A.

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Price-elastic demand in deregulated electricity markets  

SciTech Connect

The degree to which any deregulated market functions efficiently often depends on the ability of market agents to respond quickly to fluctuating conditions. Many restructured electricity markets, however, experience high prices caused by supply shortages and little demand-side response. We examine the implications for market operations when a risk-averse retailer's end-use consumers are allowed to perceive real-time variations in the electricity spot price. Using a market-equilibrium model, we find that price elasticity both increases the retailers revenue risk exposure and decreases the spot price. Since the latter induces the retailer to reduce forward electricity purchases, while the former has the opposite effect, the overall impact of price responsive demand on the relative magnitudes of its risk exposure and end-user price elasticity. Nevertheless, price elasticity decreases cumulative electricity consumption. By extending the analysis to allow for early settlement of demand, we find that forward stage end-user price responsiveness decreases the electricity forward price relative to the case with price-elastic demand only in real time. Moreover, we find that only if forward stage end-user demand is price elastic will the equilibrium electricity forward price be reduced.

Siddiqui, Afzal S.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Price-elastic demand in deregulated electricity markets  

SciTech Connect

The degree to which any deregulated market functions efficiently often depends on the ability of market agents to respond quickly to fluctuating conditions. Many restructured electricity markets, however, experience high prices caused by supply shortages and little demand-side response. We examine the implications for market operations when a risk-averse retailer's end-use consumers are allowed to perceive real-time variations in the electricity spot price. Using a market-equilibrium model, we find that price elasticity both increases the retailers revenue risk exposure and decreases the spot price. Since the latter induces the retailer to reduce forward electricity purchases, while the former has the opposite effect, the overall impact of price responsive demand on the relative magnitudes of its risk exposure and end-user price elasticity. Nevertheless, price elasticity decreases cumulative electricity consumption. By extending the analysis to allow for early settlement of demand, we find that forward stage end-user price responsiveness decreases the electricity forward price relative to the case with price-elastic demand only in real time. Moreover, we find that only if forward stage end-user demand is price elastic will the equilibrium electricity forward price be reduced.

Siddiqui, Afzal S.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights  

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2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights 2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights 2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights Print This year's ALS User Meeting launched with a welcome from Users' Executive Committee Chair Corie Ralston and LBNL Director Paul Alivisatos. ALS Director Roger Falcone followed with a "state of the ALS" presentation that began with a reminder of the ALS mission, which he noted remains true even in the midst of a government shutdown: "Supporting users in doing outstanding science in a safe environment." Falcone gave the 414 meeting attendees an update on the ALS beamlines, which included good news about increased user numbers thanks to the new RAPIDD access system, enhanced robotics, and remote capabilities. Falcone reflected that ALS metrics continue to represent our highly productive users-the number of journal articles and papers per user that come from ALS research have continued to grow in the past year. Looking forward, Falcone touched on how a proposed ALS upgrade to a diffraction-limited light source would increase scientific capabilities.

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2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights  

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2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights 2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights 2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights Print Thursday, 24 October 2013 09:06 This year's ALS User Meeting launched with a welcome from Users' Executive Committee Chair Corie Ralston and LBNL Director Paul Alivisatos. ALS Director Roger Falcone followed with a "state of the ALS" presentation that began with a reminder of the ALS mission, which he noted remains true even in the midst of a government shutdown: "Supporting users in doing outstanding science in a safe environment." Falcone gave the 414 meeting attendees an update on the ALS beamlines, which included good news about increased user numbers thanks to the new RAPIDD access system, enhanced robotics, and remote capabilities. Falcone reflected that ALS metrics continue to represent our highly productive users-the number of journal articles and papers per user that come from ALS research have continued to grow in the past year. Looking forward, Falcone touched on how a proposed ALS upgrade to a diffraction-limited light source would increase scientific capabilities.

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An assessment of the impact of deregulation on the relative price of electricity in Illinois  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Though it's commonly thought that electricity deregulation has, by and large, failed to deliver its anticipated results, consumers in Illinois have benefited from deregulation when compared to what has happened to rates over the past several years in bordering states. This conclusion is supported by a comparison of nominal and real rates paid by different customer classes, theoretical predictions, and consideration of fuel cost impacts and capacity expansions. (author)

Carlson, J. Lon; Loomis, David

2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

182

Evaluation of Suspected Steady-State Magnetic Induction by a 345-kV Double-Circuit Transmission Line onto Railroad Track  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

CenterPoint Energy operates a double circuit 345-kV transmission line north of Houston that parallels the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) for approximately 15 miles. The railroad is experiencing elevated steady-state 60-Hz voltage in the parallel exposure. AC voltages and currents in railroad track can come from many sources. And, railroad systems can withstand reasonable amounts of this electromagnetic interference (EMI) without problems. When problems with EMI on a railroad do appear, it i...

2008-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy study of railroad freight transportation. Volume 4. Efficiency improvements and industry future  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Railroad equipment and operating practices were largely developed in an era during which the price of fuel was a relatively minor part of the cost of railroad operations; however, fuel has now become a scarce and expensive resource. Although many opportunities exist for installing new equipment and operating practices that will result in fuel conservation, cost and market factors can promote or retard the rate at which changes are adopted, and only limited technology may be available for use in conservation applications. Conservation opportunities are identified and potential technological and operational improvements are described that can be introduced; the process of introducing new technology in the railroad industry is analyzed; the future of the railroad industry is assessed; and research and development that will contribute to the adoption of energy conservation equipment or processes in the industry are identified.

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1979-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Fire modeling for Building 221-T - T Plant Canyon Deck and Railroad Tunnel  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report was prepared by Hughes Associates, Inc. to document the results of fire models for building 221-T Canyon Deck and Railroad Tunnel. Backup data is contained in document No. WHC-SD-CP-ANAL-010, Rev. 0.

Oar, D.L.

1994-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

185

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 7 1 November 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook November 6, 2007 Release Highlights Global oil markets will likely remain stretched, as world oil demand has continued to grow much faster than oil supply outside of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), putting pressure on OPEC and inventories to bridge the gap. Additional fundamental factors contributing to price volatility include ongoing geopolitical risks, OECD inventory tightness, and worldwide refining bottlenecks. As a consequence, crude oil prices are expected to remain high and volatile. (See this month's supplemental report, Why are oil prices so high?). This situation has resulted in West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices

186

Microsoft Word - Highlights.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

July 2011 July 2011 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration July 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook July 12, 2011 Release Highlights  World crude oil prices initially fell following the June 23 announcement by the International Energy Agency (IEA) that its member countries would release up to 60 million barrels from strategic reserves but then rose above the pre- announcement levels in late June and early July. Attributing observed price changes since June 23 to the IEA announcement is difficult because other drivers, including changing expectations of world economic and crude oil consumption growth, uncertainty over oil supply disruptions, estimates of

187

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 7 1 April 2007 Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook April 10, 2007 Release Highlights * Recent and continuing international tensions amplify the effects of already tight international petroleum markets as the summer season (April through September) begins. At the same time, unanticipated refinery problems in February and March, both in the United States and abroad, reduced the supply of gasoline resulting in seasonal price increases about a month earlier than usual. * As a result of tight oil markets and continued international uncertainty, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is expected to average over $65 per barrel this summer (compared with $70 per barrel last summer) and average

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11 11 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration April 2011 Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook April 12, 2011 Release Highlights  West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices averaged $89 per barrel in February and $103 per barrel in March. The WTI price has continued to rise in recent days, reaching $112 on April 8. Crude oil prices are currently at their highest level since 2008. EIA expects oil markets to continue to tighten over the next two years given expected robust growth in world oil demand and slow growth in supply from non-Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

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Magnetism Highlights| Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Magnetism Magnetism SHARE Magnetism Highlights 1-5 of 5 Results ARCS maps collaborative magnetic spin behavior in iron telluride December 01, 2011 - Researchers have long thought that magnetism and superconductivity are mutually exclusive. The former typically involves localized atomic electrons. The latter requires freely propagating, itinerant electrons. Unexpected Magnetic Excitations in Doped Insulator Surprise Researchers October 01, 2011 - When doping a disordered magnetic insulator material with atoms of a nonmagnetic material, the conventional wisdom is that the magnetic interactions between the magnetic ions in the material will be weakened. Neutron Analysis Reveals Unique Atomic-Scale Behavior of "Cobalt Blue" September 01, 2011 - Neutron scattering studies of "cobalt blue," a

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Research Highlights | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Superconductivity Superconductivity Research Highlights Superconductivity Archive New Neutron Studies Support Magnetism's Role in Superconductors Recent neutron scattering experiments give strong evidence that if superconductivity is related to a material's magnetic properties, the same mechanisms are behind both copper-based, high-temperature superconductors and the newly discovered iron-based superconductors. The research was performed at SNS and HFIR and the ISIS Facility at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in England. (2010) Published Work: "Evolution of spin excitations into the superconducting state in FeTe1-xSex" Contact: Mark Lumsden Advances in Unconventional Iron-Based Superconductors The discovery of more diverse superconducting materials will lead to more

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Biology & Medicine Archive Biology & Medicine Archive Research Highlights Biology & Medicine Archive Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Team Finds Structural Differences in Sindbis Virus Particles from Different Host Species (2010) Published Work: "The Structure of Sindbis Virus Produced from Vertebrate and Invertebrate Hosts as Determined by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering" Contact: Flora Meilleur Targeted Drug Delivery Systems Studies of the unique structure of synthetic molecules will help in the development of drugs that can target diseased areas of the body. This researched on dendrimers revealed how molecules function within solutions at different pH levels. (2008) Research in progress. Contact: Wei-Ren Chen "Intelligent" Polymers for Biomedical Technologies

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7 7 1 ` September 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook September 11, 2007 Release Highlights * Oil market fundamentals will likely remain tight reflecting continued production restraint by members of OPEC, rising consumption, moderate growth in non- OPEC supply, and falling inventories. Barring a slowdown in oil demand growth, continued high demand and low surplus capacity leave the market vulnerable to unexpected supply disruptions through 2008. * The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped by about $2 per barrel in August from the record-high monthly average price of over $74 per barrel set in July. Tight world oil markets are expected to keep WTI prices around $71

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09 09 1 October 2009 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook October 6, 2009 Release Highlights  EIA projects average household expenditures for space-heating fuels to be $960 this winter (October 1 to March 31), a decrease of $84, or 8 percent, from last winter. This forecast principally reflects lower fuel prices, although expected slightly milder weather than last winter will also contribute to lower fuel use in many areas. The largest expenditure decreases are in households using natural gas and propane, projected at 12 and 14 percent, respectively. Projected electricity and heating oil expenditures decline by 2 percent (see EIA Short

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9 9 1 March 2009 Short-Term Energy Outlook March 10, 2009 Release Highlights The global economic contraction continues to depress energy demand. The annual price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil averaged $100 per barrel in 2008. The global economic slowdown is projected to cut these prices by more than half, to average $42 per barrel in 2009 and $53 in 2010--forecasts slightly lower than last month's Outlook. Gasoline prices have been slowly increasing over the last 2 months while crude oil prices have stabilized and refiner margins have recovered from their recent near-historic lows. After averaging $1.69 per gallon in December 2008, the

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December 2011 December 2011 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration December 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook December 6, 2011 Release Highlights  EIA expects the U.S. average refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil to increase slightly over the next year, averaging about $101 per barrel in 2011 and $102 in 2012. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has been trading at a discount to RAC for most of 2011, contrary to the traditional relationship. The forecast WTI price discount relative to the RAC narrows from an average $11 per barrel in the third quarter of 2011 to $3 per barrel by the fourth quarter

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March 2012 March 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration March 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook March 6, 2012 Release Highlights  EIA expects the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to average about $106 per barrel in 2012, $5 per barrel higher than in the previous Outlook and $11 per barrel higher than the average price last year. Supply disruptions in the Middle East and Africa contributed to a significant increase in world crude oil prices during February. EIA has increased the forecast 2012 average cost of crude oil to U.S. refiners from $105 per barrel in last month's Outlook to

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- December 2007 - December 2007 1 December 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook December 11, 2007 Release Highlights Global oil markets will likely remain tight through the forecast period. EIA projects that world oil demand will grow much faster than oil supply outside of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), leaving OPEC and inventories to offset the resultant upward pressure on prices. However, at last week's meeting in Abu Dhabi, OPEC decided to maintain its existing production quotas, noting that, in its view, the global oil market continued to be well supplied. Additional factors contributing to expectations that prices will remain high and volatile through 2008 include ongoing geopolitical risks,

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Railroad electrification in America's future: an assessment of prospects and impacts. Final report  

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Such considerations as the level of traffic, the relative financial health of individual railroads, the capacity of the associated supply and engineering/construction industries, and the logical connecting points at classifying yards, as well as the national interest value of creating a continuous system, continental in scope, were used to construct a scenario for railroad electrification that closely approximates how an electrification program might be implemented. For the economic reasons cited, much of the US railroad system would remain conventionally powered. This scenario provides for an electrified network involving 14 mainlines operated by 10 companies that could transport much of the nation's rail-borne freight. Five years of planning and engineering work would be required for each link before construction could begin. With 1000 miles or less of electrified route per year, 14 years would be needed to construct the 9000-mile network of our scenario. (The scenario constructed runs from 1980 to 1998.) The analysis was aided with the construction of the SRI Railroad Industry Model. Basically a model of industry operations and finances, the model produces income statements and balance sheets at yearly intervals. Railroad energy costs, railroad freight levels, maintenance costs, purchases and leases of rooling stock, electrification facility investments, future inflation, rate setting practices, annual depreciation, taxes, and profits were calculated.

White, R.K.; Yabroff, I.W.; Dickson, E.M.; Zink, R.A.; Gray, M.E.; Moon, A.E.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Highlights --- 1 --- NERSC User Science Highlights Materials Simulation takes solar power in a new direction: world's thinnest solar cell (J. Grossman, MIT) Geoscience...

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Science Directorate Highlights Latest Highlights Computer Simulations Indicate Calcium Carbonate Has a Dense Liquid PhaseResearch could help scientists predict how carbon is stored...

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October 2012 NERSC Science Highlights --- 1 --- NERSC User Science Highlights High Energy Physics NERSC users have published the first paper to investigate the implications of...

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Materials Highlights | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Materials Materials SHARE Materials Highlights 1-7 of 7 Results Neutron scattering characterizes dynamics in polymer family December 01, 2012 - Understanding the interplay between structure and dynamics is the key to obtaining tailor-made materials. In the last few years, a large effort has been devoted to characterizing and relating the structure and dynamic properties in families of polymers with alkyl side groups. Theory meets experiment: structure-property relationships in an electrode material for solid-oxide fuel cells December 01, 2012 - Fuel cell technology is one potentially very efficient and environmentally friendly way to convert the chemical energy of fuels into electricity. Solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) can convert a wide variety of fuels with simpler, cheaper designs than those used in

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10 10 1 October 2010 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook October 13, 2010 Release Highlights  EIA projects average household expenditures for space-heating fuels will total $986 this winter (October 1 to March 31), an increase of $24, or 2.5 percent, from last winter. EIA projects higher expenditures in all fuels except electricity, where expenditures decline by 2 percent. This forecast reflects moderately higher prices for all the fuels, although slightly milder weather than last winter for much of the Nation should contribute to lower consumption in many areas (see EIA Short Term and Winter Fuels Outlook slideshow).  According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA)

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August 2011 August 2011 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration August 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook August 9, 2011 Release Highlights  EIA expects the U.S. average refiner acquisition cost of crude oil will rise from $100 per barrel in 2011 to $107 per barrel in 2012 as global spare production capacity and inventories continue to decline. This forecast assumes that U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 2.4 percent this year and 2.6 percent next year, while world oil-consumption-weighted real GDP grows by 3.4 and 4.1 percent in 2011 and 2012, respectively. These assumptions do not fully reflect recent economic and financial developments that point towards a

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8 8 1 November 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook November 12, 2008 Release Highlights The current U.S. and global economic downturn has led to a decrease in global energy demand and a rapid and substantial reduction in crude oil and other energy prices. As a result, projections for both energy demand and prices are considerably lower than last month's Outlook. The monthly average price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell from over $133 per barrel in July to about $77 per barrel in October, indicative of the abrupt decline in world petroleum demand growth. The annual average WTI price is now projected to be $101.45 per barrel in 2008 and $63.50 in 2009.

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8 8 1 May 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook May 6, 2008 Release Highlights West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices increased from $101 to $120 per barrel over the first 3 weeks of April as supply disruptions in Nigeria and the North Sea and continuing strong demand growth in the emerging market countries pressured oil markets. WTI crude oil prices, which averaged $72 per barrel in 2007, are projected to average $110 per barrel in 2008 and $103 per barrel in 2009. These projections are about $9 per barrel higher than the projections in last month's Outlook. The projected prices for crude oil in 2008 will result in higher prices for all petroleum products. Regular-grade gasoline is expected to average $3.52 per

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11 11 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook March 2011 March 8, 2011 Release Highlights  West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and other crude oil spot prices have risen about $15 per barrel since mid-February partly in response to the disruption of crude oil exports from Libya. Continuing unrest in Libya as well as other North African and Middle Eastern countries has led to the highest crude oil prices since 2008. As a result, EIA has raised its forecast for the average cost of crude oil to refiners to $105 per barrel in 2011, $14 higher than in the previous Outlook. However, EIA has raised its 2011 forecast for WTI by only $9 per barrel to $102 per barrel because of the projected continued price discount for

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8 8 1 June 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook June 10, 2008 Release Highlights West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices were on a rollercoaster ride upwards over the last month, increasing from $113 to $133 per barrel over the first 3 weeks on May, then falling back to $122 on June 4 before surging to over $138 by June 6. Supply uncertainties in several oil exporting regions, coupled with healthy demand growth in the emerging market countries, continued to pressure oil markets. The overall picture of strong demand and tight supply is expected to continue. WTI prices, which averaged $72 per barrel in 2007, are projected to average $122 per barrel in 2008 and $126 per barrel in 2009.

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September 2010 September 2010 1 September 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook September 8, 2010 Release Highlights  These projections reflect updated expectations for economic activity, with forecasted U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.8 percent in 2010 and 2.3 percent in 2011, down from the previous Outlook's growth projections of 3.1 and 2.7 percent for 2010 and 2011, respectively. The 2011 world oil-consumption-weighted real GDP growth rate is also lowered, to 3.3 percent from the 3.6 percent level in last month's Outlook.  EIA projects that the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) spot price, which averaged $77 per barrel in August, will average $77 per barrel in the fourth

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and Winter Fuels Outlook - October 2011 and Winter Fuels Outlook - October 2011 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration October 2011 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook October 12, 2011 Release Highlights  EIA projects average household heating expenditures for natural gas, propane, and heating oil will increase by 3 percent, 7 percent, and 8 percent, respectively, this winter (October 1 to March 31) compared with last winter, while electricity heating expenditures fall by less than 1 percent. Average expenditures for households that heat with oil are forecast to be higher than in any previous winter.  This forecast reflects higher prices for natural gas, propane, and heating oil,

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10 10 1 November 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook November 9, 2010 Release Highlights  EIA expects the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to average about $83 per barrel this winter (October 1 to March 31), a $5.50-per-barrel increase over last winter and $3 per barrel more than in last month's Outlook. Projected WTI prices rise gradually to $87 per barrel by the fourth quarter of 2011 as U.S. and global economic conditions improve. EIA's forecast assumes U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 2.6 percent in 2010 and 2.2 percent in 2011, while world real GDP weighted by oil consumption grows by 3.9 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively.

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June 2007 June 2007 1 June 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook June 12, 2007 Release Highlights * After rising to a weekly record-level nominal price of $3.22 per gallon on May 21, retail regular motor gasoline prices have started to recede as refinery problems are addressed and gasoline imports increase. * Strong demand for gasoline combined with low gasoline inventories and crude oil prices that are expected to average over $65 per barrel for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) are likely to keep gasoline prices over $3 per gallon through the summer months. * Retail regular grade motor gasoline prices are projected to average $3.05 per gallon this summer compared with the $2.84 per gallon average of last

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January 2012 January 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration January 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook January 10, 2012 Release Highlights  This edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook is the first to include forecasts for 2013.  EIA expects the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to average about $100 per barrel in 2012, $5 per barrel higher than the average price last year. For 2013, EIA expects WTI prices to continue to rise, reaching $106 per barrel in the fourth quarter of next year. EIA's forecast assumes that U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 1.8 percent in 2012 and 2.5 percent in

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TEVATRON_HIGHLIGHTS_v7  

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2006 2006 Highlights 1 Program successes Introduction "The Tevatron continues to run at the world's premier energy frontier, setting record luminosities and pro- viding world-class data to the experiments. Both CDF and D-Zero have collected over 1 fb-1 of data and produced an impressive set of results. The ini- tial observation of Bs mixing generated a fair amount of excitement. The new results of the top quark and the W boson and the stronger constraints on searches for new physics will continue to be im- portant. The collaborations improved their analysis techniques and understanding of backgrounds in many areas, so that the experiments are now more sensitive to various physics processes than was ex- pected at the beginning of Run II". From the findings

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

10 10 1 December 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook December 7, 2010 Release Highlights  EIA expects the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to average about $84 per barrel this winter (October 1 to March 31), more than $6 higher than the average price last winter. Projected WTI prices rise to $89 per barrel by the end of 2011, a $2 per barrel increase from last month's Outlook, as U.S. and global economic conditions improve. EIA's forecast assumes U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows 2.7 percent in 2010 and 2.1 percent in 2011, while world real GDP (weighted by oil consumption) grows by 4.0 percent and 3.2 percent, in 2010 and 2011, respectively.

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7 7 1 February 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook February 6, 2007 Release (Next Update: March 6, 2007) Highlights * The unseasonably warm temperatures in the United States and throughout most of the northern hemisphere through early January reduced the demand for heating fuels, leading to an easing of petroleum and natural gas prices. Between mid-December 2006 and January 18, 2007, the spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell by about $12 per barrel to a low of $50.51 per barrel. The Henry Hub natural gas spot price fell from $8.67 per thousand cubic feet (mcf) on December 1 to a low of $5.56 per mcf on January 2. The turn to

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6 6 1 December 2006 Short-Term Energy Outlook December 12, 2006 Release (Next Update: January 9, 2007) Highlights Production cuts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that began in November, combined with the recent erosion in surplus U.S. product inventories and the expected increase in petroleum demand during the winter heating season drove spot prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices above $60 per barrel in the last week of November. OPEC oil production is expected to be reduced by about 0.8 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in November and December. WTI crude oil prices are projected to average about $66 per barrel in 2006 and $65 per barrel

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 1 April 2008 Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook April 8, 2008 Release Highlights West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices, which averaged $72.32 per barrel in 2007, are projected to average $101 per barrel in 2008 and $92.50 per barrel in 2009. The projected higher costs for crude oil will contribute to higher petroleum product prices. Motor gasoline prices are projected to average $3.36 per gallon in 2008, up 55 cents from last year. Diesel prices are projected to show even larger increases in 2008, averaging $3.62 per gallon, or 74 cents above the 2007 average price. The monthly average gasoline price is projected to peak at about

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8 8 1 January 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook January 8, 2008 Release Highlights This edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) includes forecasts through 2009. Global oil markets will likely remain tight through 2008, then ease moderately in 2009. EIA projects that world oil demand will continue to grow faster than oil supply outside of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2008, leaving OPEC and inventories to offset the upward pressure on prices. In 2009, higher non-OPEC production and planned additions to OPEC capacity should relieve some of the tightness in the market. As a result, the level of surplus production capacity is projected to grow from its current

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May 2010 May 2010 1 May 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook May 11, 2010 Release Highlights  EIA projects U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 3.0 percent and world real oil-consumption-weighted GDP will increase by 3.6 percent in 2010, both of which are 0.2 percent higher than in the previous Outlook. The 2011 forecast for real GDP growth is at 2.9 percent and 3.7 percent for the United States and the world, respectively.  The more optimistic economic growth forecasts lead to an increase of about $2 per barrel in EIA's projections for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices compared with the prior Outlook. EIA expects WTI prices to average

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9 9 1 August 2009 Short-Term Energy Outlook August 11, 2009 Release Highlights Crude oil prices continue to be very volatile. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price fell from $71.47 on June 29 to $59.62 on July 14 and then increased to $71.59 by August 3. EIA expects the price of WTI crude oil to stay roughly flat at an average of $70 per barrel in the fourth quarter of 2009, an increase of about $27 compared with the average for the first quarter of the year. The WTI spot price is projected to rise slowly as economic conditions improve, to an average of about $72 per barrel in 2010. U.S average prices for regular-grade gasoline, which reached an earlier

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ORNL Highlights 1-10 of 163 Results Prev 12345 Next Comprehensive phonon "map" offers direction for engineering new thermoelectric devices January 08, 2014 - To understand how to design better thermoelectric materials, researchers are using neutron scattering at SNS and HFIR to study how a compound known as AgSbTe2, or silver antimony telluride, is able to effectively prevent heat from propagating through it on the microscopic level. Structure and Composition of Nanometer-Sized Nitrides in a Creep-Resistant Cast Austenitic Alloy December 20, 2013 - The microstructure of a new and improved high-temperature creep-resistant cast austenitic alloy, CF8C-Plus, was characterized after creep-rupture testing at 1023 K (750ºC) and 100 MPa. Microstructures were investigated by detailed scanning electron microscopy,

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11 11 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration May 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook May 10, 2011 Release Highlights  West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices averaged $89 per barrel in February, $103 per barrel in March, and $110 per barrel in April. During the first week of May WTI crude oil prices fell by nearly $17 per barrel to $97 per barrel, along with a broad set of commodities, and then rebounded by almost $6 per barrel yesterday. However, EIA still expects oil markets to tighten through 2012 given projected world oil demand growth and slowing growth in supply from countries that are not members of the Organization of the

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Annual Energy Review 1994. highlights  

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Quadrillion Quadrillion Btu Highlights: Annual Energy Review 1994 At the halfway mark of this century, coal was the leading source of energy produced in the United States. Now, as we approach the end of the 20th century, coal is still the leading source of energy produced in this country (Figure 1). Between those points of time, however, dramatic changes occurred in the composition of our Nation's energy production. For example, crude oil and natural gas plant liquids production overtook coal production in the early 1950s. That source was matched by natural gas for a few years in the mid-1970s, and then, in the early 1980s, coal regained its prominence. After 1985, crude oil production suffered a nearly steady annual decline. While the fossil fuels moved up and down in their indi-

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May 2007 May 2007 1 May 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook May 8, 2007 Release Highlights * Continuing problems for refineries in the United States and abroad, combined with strong global gasoline demand, have raised our projected average summer gasoline price by 14 cents per gallon from our last Outlook. Retail regular grade motor gasoline prices are now projected to average $2.95 per gallon this summer compared with the $2.84 per gallon average of last summer. During the summer season, the average monthly gasoline pump price is projected to peak at $3.01 per gallon in May and again in August, compared with $2.98 per gallon last July. * The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is expected to average over

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9 9 1 July 2009 Short-Term Energy Outlook July 7, 2009 Release Highlights After climbing for much of the year, the spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil hovered around $70 per barrel through most of June. The price of WTI crude oil is expected to average near $70 per barrel through the second half of 2009, an increase of about $18 compared with the average for the first half of the year. The WTI spot price is projected to rise slowly as economic conditions improve, and to average about $72 per barrel in 2010. U.S average prices for regular-grade gasoline, which reached $2.69 per gallon in EIA's June 22 weekly survey, have fallen back slightly. Gasoline prices are

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08 08 1 December 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook December 9, 2008 Release Highlights The current global economic slowdown is now projected to be more severe and longer than in last month's Outlook, leading to further reductions of global energy demand and additional declines in crude oil and other energy prices. The monthly average price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has fallen by more than half between July and November, reflecting the fallout from the rapid decline in world petroleum demand. The annual average WTI price is now projected to be $100 per barrel in 2008 and $51 in 2009. The average U.S. prices for regular-grade gasoline and diesel fuel, at $1.70 and

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11 11 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration June 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook June 7, 2011 Release Highlights  World benchmark crude oil prices reached their highest level of this year at the end of April, fell by about 10 percent by May 9 and have changed very little since then. EIA still expects oil markets to tighten through 2012 given projected world oil demand growth and slowing growth in supply from countries that are not members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The projected U.S. refiner crude oil average acquisition cost rises from $104 per barrel in 2011 to $108 per barrel in 2012, about the same as last

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9 9 1 June 2009 Short-Term Energy Outlook June 9, 2009 Release Highlights Spot prices for crude oil and petroleum products have increased over the past month. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is expected to average $67 per barrel for the second half of 2009, an increase of about $16 compared with the first half of the year. The average U.S. price for regular-grade gasoline, at $2.62 per gallon on June 8, was almost 60 cents per gallon higher than its price at the end of April. Regular-grade gasoline prices are expected to reach their summer seasonal peak in July, with a monthly average close to $2.70 per gallon. The annual

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7 7 1 January 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook January 9, 2007 Release (Next Update: February 6, 2007) Highlights * This edition of the Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) includes forecasts through 2008. * Warm December weather led to a decline in crude oil and natural gas prices. Between December 1 and the end of the month, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) spot price fell from $63.48 per barrel to $60.85, and the Henry Hub natural gas spot price dropped from $8.67 per thousand cubic feet (mcf) to $5.67. For a review of notable events that occurred in petroleum markets in 2006, see This Week in Petroleum. * Projections of U.S. heating fuel expenditures for the 2006-07 winter season have

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September 2011 September 2011 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration September 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook September 7, 2011 Release Highlights  EIA's economic growth assumptions have been lowered substantially compared with last month's Outlook. This forecast assumes that U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 1.5 percent this year and 1.9 percent next year compared with 2.4 percent and 2.6 percent, respectively, in the previous Outlook. World oil-consumption-weighted real GDP grows by 3.1 percent and 3.8 percent in 2011 and 2012, respectively, compared with 3.4 percent and 4.1 percent in the last Outlook. With weaker economic growth and lower

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 1 March 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook March 11, 2008 Release Highlights The slowing economy combined with high petroleum prices is expected to constrain growth in U.S. consumption of liquid fuels and other petroleum products to just 40,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) in 2008. After accounting for increased ethanol use, U.S. petroleum consumption falls by 90,000 bbl/d. U.S. real gross domestic product is expected to decline slightly in the first half of the year and then start growing again, with growth for 2008 as a whole at 1.3 percent, the slowest annual rate since 2001. Tight fundamentals, reflected by low available crude oil surplus production

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

July 2007 July 2007 1 July 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook July 10, 2007 Release Highlights * As of early July, the average price of retail regular motor gasoline in EIA's weekly gasoline price survey has declined by more than 25 cents per gallon from the record nominal price of $3.22 per gallon on May 21. The resolution of many refinery problems that occurred earlier in the season and higher levels of product imports helped bring prices down. * Average monthly retail regular-grade motor gasoline prices are expected to increase modestly over the next few months, averaging $3.00 in July and $3.07 per gallon in August. This is due to the combination of rising crude oil prices,

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

February 2010 February 2010 1 February 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook February 10, 2010 Release Highlights  Crude oil prices continue to fluctuate. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) spot price increased from $69.48 per barrel on December 14 to $83.12 on January 6 and then fell to $72.85 on January 29. EIA expects the crude oil market to strengthen again this spring with WTI rising to an average of about $81 per barrel over the second half of this year and $84 per barrel in 2011. The crude oil price forecast is unchanged from last month's Outlook. EIA's forecast assumes that U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 2.3 percent in 2010 and

235

Superconductivity Highlights | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Superconductivity Superconductivity SHARE Superconductivity Highlights 1-6 of 6 Results Doug Scalapino discusses "common thread" linking unconventional superconducting materials December 01, 2012 - Douglas Scalapino was the inaugural speaker for a new joint lecture series sponsored by the Spallation Neutron Source and the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. New VULCAN tests of Japanese cable for US ITER's central magnet system February 01, 2012 - Neutron testing of the Japanese-made superconducting cable for the central solenoid (CS) magnetic system for US ITER begins next Tuesday, says Ke An, lead instrument scientist for the VULCAN Engineering Materials Diffractometer at the Spallation Neutron Source. ARCS maps collaborative magnetic spin behavior in iron telluride

236

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 7 1 ` August 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook August 7, 2007 Release Highlights * The significant crude oil price increases of the last 2 months are the result of increasingly tighter world oil markets. In May, the refiner acquisition cost (RAC) for crude oil averaged $61.60 per barrel. By August, the average monthly RAC price is projected to be $73.50 per barrel. * The annual average RAC price is expected to increase from $60.23 per barrel in 2006 to $64.86 per barrel in 2007 and to $68.75 per barrel in 2008. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices are projected to average $67.60 per barrel for 2007 and $71.25 per barrel in 2008.

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 1 July 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook July 8, 2008 Release Highlights The spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased from $122 per barrel on June 4 to $145 per barrel on July 3. Global supply uncertainties, combined with significant demand growth in China, the Middle East, and Latin America are expected to continue to pressure oil markets. WTI prices, which averaged $72 per barrel in 2007, are projected to average $127 per barrel in 2008 and $133 per barrel in 2009. Regular-grade gasoline is expected to average $3.84 per gallon in 2008, more than $1 per gallon above the 2007 average price. The U.S. average regular-

238

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 7 1 October 2007 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook October 9, 2007 Release Highlights Average winter-season (October 1 to March 31) prices and expenditures for all space-heating fuels are projected to be higher than winter 2006-2007. Residential natural gas prices are expected to average $13.14 per thousand cubic feet (mcf) this winter compared with $12.36 per mcf last winter, heating oil prices are expected to average $2.88 per gallon compared with $2.48 per gallon last winter, and propane prices are expected to average $2.28 per gallon compared with $2.02 per gallon last winter. Residential electricity prices are expected to average 10.3 cents per kilowatthour (kwh) compared with 10.1

239

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 February 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook February 8, 2011 Release Highlights  EIA expects the price of WTI crude oil to average about $93 per barrel in 2011, $14 higher than the average price last year. For 2012, EIA projects that WTI prices will continue to rise, averaging $98 per barrel. EIA's forecast assumes U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows 3.0 percent in 2011 and 2.8 percent in 2012, while world real GDP (weighted by oil consumption) grows by 3.9 percent and 4.0 percent, respectively, in 2011 and 2012.  EIA expects regular-grade motor gasoline retail prices to average $3.15 per gallon in 2011, 37 cents per gallon higher than the 2010 average, and $3.30 per

240

Microsoft Word - Highlights.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

June 2012 1 June 2012 1 June 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Highlights  West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices averaged more than $100 per barrel over the first 4 months of 2012. The WTI spot price then fell from $106 per barrel on May 1 to $83 per barrel on June 1, reflecting market concerns about world economic and oil demand growth. EIA projects the price of WTI crude oil to average about $95 per barrel over the second half of 2012 and the U.S. refiner acquisition cost of crude (RAC) to average $100 per barrel, both almost $11 per barrel lower than last month's Outlook. EIA expects crude oil prices to remain relatively flat in 2013. This forecast rests on the

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 9 1 May 2009 Short-Term Energy Outlook May 12, 2009 Release Highlights Energy prices rose in early May following reports suggesting that the U.S. economy may have reached a turning point in the current recession, at least in some sectors. Near-term prices in this Outlook, however, remain somewhat below market prices as of its release date given that prospects for a global economic turnaround remain highly uncertain. EIA's forecast is based on a macroeconomic outlook that assumes the U.S. and global economies begin to stabilize in the coming months and show signs of recovery late in 2009 and into 2010. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is expected to remain

242

International Energy Outlook 2001 - Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

To Forecasting Home Page EIA Homepage Highlights picture of a printer Printer Friendly Version (PDF) World energy consumption is projected to increase by 59 percent from 1999 to 2020. Much of the growth in worldwide energy use is expected in the developing world in the IEO2001 reference case forecast. In the reference case projections for the International Energy Outlook 2001 (IEO2001), world energy consumption is projected to increase by 59 percent over a 21-year forecast horizon, from 1999 to 2020. Worldwide energy use grows from 382 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 1999 to 607 quadrillion Btu in 2020 (Figure 2 and Table 1). Many developments in 2000 influenced this year’s outlook, including persistently high world oil prices, stronger than anticipated economic recovery in southeast Asia, and

243

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

July 2010 July 2010 1 July 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook July 7, 2010 Release Highlights  EIA projects that the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) spot price, which ended June near $76 per barrel, will average $79 per barrel over the second half of 2010 and $83 per barrel in 2011. This forecast is unchanged from last month's Outlook.  EIA expects that regular-grade motor gasoline retail prices will average $2.80 per gallon during this summerʹs driving season (the period between April 1 and September 30), up from $2.44 per gallon last summer. The summer gasoline price forecast is up only slightly ($0.01) from last month's Outlook, but $0.12 per gallon lower than we had forecast in April, when oil prices were

244

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 1 August 2008 Short-Term Energy Outlook August 12, 2008 Release Highlights The spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased from $122 per barrel on June 4 to $145 per barrel on July 3, in part because of perceptions of tenuous supply in several of the major exporting countries. By August 5, the price fell back to less than $120 per barrel. WTI prices, which averaged $72 per barrel in 2007, are projected to average $119 per barrel in 2008 and $124 per barrel in 2009. The recent fall in crude oil prices has pulled down the retail prices for both gasoline and diesel fuel. The weekly price of regular-grade gasoline, which

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

August 2010 August 2010 1 August 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook August 10, 2010 Release Highlights  EIA projects that the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) spot price, which ended July at more than $78 per barrel, will average $81 per barrel in the fourth quarter of 2010 and $84 per barrel in 2011, slightly above the forecasts in last month's Outlook.  EIA expects that regular-grade motor gasoline retail prices, which averaged $2.35 per gallon last year, will average $2.77 per gallon over the second half of 2010, up one cent per gallon from the average for the first half of the year.  The projected Henry Hub natural gas spot price averages $4.69 per million Btu

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 9 1 November 2009 Short-Term Energy Outlook November 10, 2009 Release Highlights  EIA is raising the forecast price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil by $7 per barrel compared with the last Outlook, to average about $77 per barrel this winter (October-March). The forecast for monthly average WTI prices rises to about $81 per barrel by December 2010, assuming U.S. and world economic conditions continue to improve, particularly in Asia, where current growth has been stronger than expected. EIA's forecast assumes U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 1.9 percent in 2010 and world oil-consumption- weighted real GDP grows by 2.6 percent.

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 January 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook January 11, 2011 Release Highlights  This edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook is the first to include forecasts (monthly, quarterly and annual) through December 2012.  EIA expects the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to average about $93 per barrel in 2011, $14 higher than the average price last year. For 2012, EIA expects WTI prices to continue to rise, with a forecast average price of $99 per barrel in the fourth quarter 2012. EIA's forecast assumes U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows 2.2 percent in 2011 and 2.9 percent in 2012, while world real GDP (weighted by oil consumption) grows by 3.3

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

March 2007 March 2007 1 March 2007 Short-Term Energy Outlook March 6, 2007 Release (Next Update: April 10, 2007) Highlights * World oil markets tightened in recent weeks in response to production cuts by members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the return of cold winter weather in North America. February's cold weather and higher demand for heating fuels reduced petroleum inventories (both crude and product) more than expected and raised spot prices for crude oil and natural gas, which had fallen in January. * Average monthly motor gasoline prices are expected to increase by nearly 40 cents per gallon from February ($2.28 per gallon) through June, peaking at $2.67

249

Microsoft Word - Highlights.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

February 2012 February 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration February 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook February 7, 2012 Release Highlights  EIA expects the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to average about $100 per barrel in 2012, almost $6 per barrel higher than the average price last year. Based on recent futures and options data, the market believes there is about a one-in-fifteen chance that the average WTI price in June 2012 will exceed $125 per barrel, and about a one-in-fifty chance that it would exceed $140 per barrel. For 2013, EIA expects WTI prices to continue to rise,

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International Energy Outlook 2000 - Highlights  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

bullet1.gif (843 bytes) To Forecasting Home Page bullet1.gif (843 bytes) To Forecasting Home Page bullet1.gif (843 bytes) EIA Homepage HIGHLIGHTS World energy consumption is projected to increase by 60 percent from 1997 to 2020. Recent price developments in world oil markets and economic recovery in Southeast Asia have altered projections relative to last year’s report. In the reference case projections for the International Energy Outlook 2000 (IEO2000), world energy consumption increases by 60 percent over a 23-year forecast period, from 1997 to 2020. Energy use worldwide increases from 380 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 1997 to 608 quadrillion Btu in 2020 (Figure 2 and Table 1). Many developments in 1999 are reflected in this year’s outlook. Shifting short-term world oil markets, the beginnings

251

Microsoft Word - Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

April 2010 April 2010 1 April 2010 Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook April 6, 2010 Release Highlights  EIA's projections for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices have changed very little over the last five Outlooks even as spot crude oil prices continue to fluctuate on a daily basis. EIA expects WTI prices to average above $81 per barrel this summer, slightly less than $81 per barrel for 2010 as a whole, and $85 per barrel by the fourth quarter of 2011.  EIA forecasts that regular-grade motor gasoline retail prices will average $2.92 per gallon during this summerʹs driving season (the period between April 1 and September 30), up from $2.44 per gallon last summer. The forecast has the

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An analysis of railroad accident dynamics in College Station, Texas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The intersection between the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) Valley Junction line and Texas A&M University (TAMU) poses a significant potential or risk to the people who utilize the campus. The line carried over I 1,000 loads of hazardous material in 1995.(') The release of hazardous cargo occurring along a 1.2 mile stretch of track near TAMU could produce disastrous results. An ignition of flammable material released could affect tens of people near the tracks. For a release of a toxic material, the effects could reach in the hundreds. For a release of a flammable material followed by an explosion, thousands of people could be affected. The probability of an initiating event (e.g. a derailment, a collision, or terrorist act) occurring is 0.049808 each year. The probability of a release following an imt- iating event is 0.00090' ) each year. Therefore the probability of an initiating event occurring followed by a release is 0.000045. A qualitative analysis shows that this event is undesirable and requires a management decision. A contingency plan for the release of hazardous materials along the track appears warranted in an attempt to reduce the effects of a hazardous release of flammable or toxic materials. Based on the analysis presented herein, the only meaningful solution to eliminate the probability of a potentially catastrophic incident from occurring is to relocate the tracks. Constructing a bridge and raising the tracks would increase the probability of an incident followed by a release.

Brown, Hart Stefan

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis on various pricing scenarios in a deregulated electricity market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The electricity pricing structure in Texas has changed after deregulation (January 2002). The Energy Systems Laboratory has served as a technical consultant on electricity purchases to several universities in the Texas A&M University System since 2001. In the fiscal year of 2006 Stephen F. Austin State University joined with the TAMU campuses and agencies, and there are now 183 accounts in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) North, Northeast, South, West, and Houston areas of Texas. From the 183 accounts, 9 Interval Data Recorder (IDR) accounts consume 92% of the total load. The objective of this research is to find the most economic price structure to purchase electricity for the Texas A&M System and Stephen F. Austin University by analyzing various pricing scenarios: the spot market, forward contracts, take or pay contracts and on/off season (tiered) contracts. The analysis was based on the 9 IDR accounts. The prices for the spot market were given by ERCOT and the other prices by Sempra. The energy charges were calculated every 15 minute using the real historical consumption of each facility and the aggregated load of all facilities. The result for the analysis was given for each institution separately, as well as for the aggregated load of all facilities. The results of the analysis showed that the tiered price was the most economical structure to purchase electricity for each individual university and for the total aggregated load of all 9 IDR accounts. From March 1, 2005 to February 28, 2006, purchasing electricity on the tiered price would have cost $13,810,560. The forward contract, that is, purchasing electricity on a fixed rate, was the next cheapest with an energy cost of $14,266,870 from March 1, 2005 to February 28, 2006, 3% higher than purchasing electricity at the tiered price. The most expensive method to purchase electricity would have been the spot market. Its energy costs would have been approximately $18,171,610, 36% and 31% higher, respectively, than purchasing electricity at the tiered price and the fixed rate.

Afanador Delgado, Catalina

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Impact of Electricity Deregulation on Industrial Assessment Strategies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper explores many of the changes in typical industrial assessment recommendations, which have resulted from deregulation of the electric and gas industries. While anticipating that energy efficiency would almost always be a good idea, changes in rate structures and indeed the very nature of how energy is purchased can put some energy efficiency technologies outside of normal economically acceptable ranges. A major focus will be changes in and the elimination of time-of-use rates for electricity. An entire generation of DSM'ers (people working in "Demand-Side Management") worked under the principle that there was economic benefit to load leveling. Time-of-use rates are changing throughout the country and in many cases disappearing. Bulk purchase of electricity has even resulted in cases where, with minimum consumption requirements, industrial plants need to find ways to increase their electrical use to avoid penalties. Energy storage devices including thermal energy storage must be re-examined in terms of this new paradigm. There are applications where they are advisable, but for different reasons then demand management. Another area of particular interest is fuel selection, multiply fuel capability, and contracting. An industrial assessment at two neighboring plants can result in entirely different recommendations based on how energy is purchased and billed. In many cases, an industrial plant may be better off spending resources on energy purchasing agents as opposed to anything like an energy efficiency project. Onsite generation of power and the changing rationales for its adoption has also experienced big changes. Energy security is becoming a strong motivation for industrial plants, options are increased, and third party funding is also starting to appear. Intermediate solutions like gas driven compressors bring these two areas together and leave industrial clients with more options but often more confusion than ever before. Finally, the paper discusses some of the new challenges facing an industrial assessment team in terms of information gathering. It is becoming necessary to examine many possible energy purchase options and each has ramifications on energy efficiency projects. Use of the Internet, computer tools and other information sources is presented.

Kasten, D. J.; Muller, M. R.; Pavlovic, F.

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FY 2012 Highlighted Sustainable Targets and Initiatives  

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

Joint Environmental Management System (EMS) GoalsFY 2012 Highlighted Sustainable Targets and Initiatives

256

MSID Highlights 10_01_09  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

October 2009 Highlight. MEL Led Collaborative Workshop on Sustainable Manufacturing: Metrics, Standards, and Infrastructure ...

2010-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Molecular organic geochemistry of the oil and source rocks in Railroad Valley, eastern Great Basin, Nevada, United States.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A comprehensive geochemical study of oils from Railroad Valley, Nevada and two candidate source rock intervals from the nearby Egan Range, was conducted in order (more)

Ahdyar, LaOde

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Ultrasonic guided waves for structural health monitoring and application to rail inspection prototype for the Federal Railroad Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the European Rail Research Institute,? Wear, 191, pp. 113.Progress in rail integrity research,? Federal RailroadPradier, (1996). ?Rail rolling contact fatigue research by

Coccia, Stefano

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Princeton Plasma Physics Lab - Weekly Highlights  

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weekly-highlights Weekly Highlights en weekly-highlights Weekly Highlights en PPPL Weekly Highlights for the Week Ending December 13, 2013 http://www.pppl.gov/node/2355

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Deregulating UK Gas and Electricity Markets: How is Competition Working for  

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Deregulating UK Gas and Electricity Markets: How is Competition Working for Deregulating UK Gas and Electricity Markets: How is Competition Working for Residential Consumers? Speaker(s): Catherine Waddams Date: April 15, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Chris Marnay Retail gas and electricity prices were deregulated in the UK in April 2002, following introduction of retail choice for residential consumers between 1996 and 1999. We use information from consumer surveys, including a panel survey over three years, to analyse consumer attitudes and behaviour. In particular we explore how awareness changed, whether those who were actively considering switching in one wave of the survey had actually done so by the next round, whether individuals become willing to switch for smaller price gains as the markets matured, and how expectations

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Attention as the Mediator Between Top Management Team Characteristics and Strategic Change: The Case of Airline Deregulation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We integrate the upper-echelons perspective with the attention-based view of the firm by examining the role of attentional orientation of top management teams (TMTs). In the context of airline deregulation, we find that deregulation caused a shift in ... Keywords: airline industry, executive compensation, managerial attention, organizational demography, strategic change, top management team

Theresa S. Cho; Donald C. Hambrick

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Railroad impact study: 63 rail-line segments in South Dakota  

SciTech Connect

The primary concern of the study (in 2 volumes) was the trade area served by a rail line. The trade area was determined on the assumption that a farmer will haul his grain to the nearest elevator located on a railroad line. The basic approach in this study has been to measure potential demand for rail transportation, not to analyze the traffic data accumulated in the recent past. The first five chapters give the summaries for the entire state of South Dakota. The rail-line segments have been revised and recorded to comply as nearly as possible, with that, used by the various railroad companies. Some railroad data were made available for this study to provide a basis for estimating the rail potential in the major cities of South Dakota.

Poth, L.A.; Peterson, J.

1977-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Partnering Today: Technology Transfer Highlights Reactive ...  

THE LLNL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY PRODUCT Partnering Today: Technology Transfer Highlights Reactive NanoTechnologies Inc.: Temperature-controlled Precision Bonding

264

MSID Highlights 2_01_10  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

February 2010 Highlight. MEL Transfers its Web-Based Emergency Response Exercise Control System During FY05-FY07 ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

265

Geothermal Today: 2005 Geothermal Technologies Program Highlights  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This DOE/EERE Geothermal Technologies Program publication highlights accomplishments and activities of the program during the last two years.

Not Available

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Attachments for fire modeling for Building 221-T, T Plant canyon deck and railroad tunnel  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this attachment is to provide historical information and documentation for Document No. WHC-SD-CP-ANAL-008 Rev 0, ``Fire Modeling for Building 221-T--T Plant Canyon Deck and Railroad Tunnel``, dated September 29, 1994. This data compilation contains the following: Resumes of the Technical Director, Senior Engineer and Junior Engineer; Review and Comment Record; Software Files; CFAST Input and Output Files; Calculation Control Sheets; and Estimating Sprinkler Actuation Time in the Canyon and Railroad Tunnel. The T Plant was originally a fuel reprocessing facility. It was modified later to decontaminate and repair PuRex process equipment.

Oar, D.L. [Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)

1995-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

267

Current trends in transmission system planning needed in competitive and deregulated environment using artificial intelligence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper picturesquely depicts the changing trends and values under new circumstances which are developed in the sector of electric power system i.e. generation side and partly on the way in transmission and distribution network. A very clear advocacy ... Keywords: competitive, congestion, deregulation, market dynamic, monitoring, restructuring

Aamir Mahboob Ilahi; Suhail Aftab Qureshi

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

TRANSPORTATION CONDITIONS AND ACCESS TO SERVICES IN A CONTEXT OF URBAN SPRAWL AND DEREGULATION  

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TRANSPORTATION CONDITIONS AND ACCESS TO SERVICES IN A CONTEXT OF URBAN SPRAWL AND DEREGULATION Transports Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'Etat Rue Maurice Audin 69518 Vaulx-en-Velin cedex France corresponding author. e-mail: pochet@entpe.fr #12;#12;1 TRANSPORTATION CONDITIONS AND ACCESS TO SERVICES

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Impacts of deregulation and competitive entry on telecommunication networks: long distance telephone service  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over the past thirty years, the long distance telephone sector has been revolutionised by a series of technical and regulatory developments. In 1996, Congress passed the Telecommunications Act 1996, which substantially deregulated the telecommunications ... Keywords: economic regulation, long distance service, regression models, telecommunications

K. H. Tiedemann

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Consumption Strategies and Tariff Coordination for Cooperative Consumers in a Deregulated Electricity Market  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the trend in electricity markets is strongly towards deregulation, new players, new rules and new behaviors will continue to emerge. One of the new phenomena that are developing on the demand side is the purchase by a coalition of agents. When it ...

Juha Mntysaari; Pierre-Olivier Pineau

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

EXPERIMENTAL TESTS OF DEREGULATED MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC POWER: MARKET POWER AND SELF COMMITMENT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, there is no obligation in a competitive market to submit accurate information. An offer to sell real energy may competitive market would make it difficult to raise profits by submitting false information. AchievingEXPERIMENTAL TESTS OF DEREGULATED MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC POWER: MARKET POWER AND SELF COMMITMENT 1

272

A new model for multi-objective load curtailment applied on deregulated environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the deregulated environment, transmission congestion is one major problem that needs to be handled in power system operation. This paper aims to alleviate congestion using the multi-objective load curtailment (MOLC) approach. The proposed MOLC approach ... Keywords: cost of load curtailment, fitting coefficient, multi-objective load curtailment, primal dual interior point method, security margin, voltage instability indicator

Sige Liu; Xiaoxin Zhou; Mingtian Fan; Haozhong Cheng

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--With the deregulation and restructuring of utility industry, many substation automation applications are being  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Energy Management System (EMS) applications of substation environment of substation automation project. It provides data to a number of application including automated1 Abstract--With the deregulation and restructuring of utility industry, many substation automation

274

Highlights Highlights  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

the norm. The most significant factors to affect crude oil prices were reductions in inventory levels and severe weather, particularly in North America. While po- litical affairs...

275

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING WITH FREIGHT RAILROADS CRITICAL TO SUPPORT INTERCITY PASSENGER RAIL DEVELOPMENT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING WITH FREIGHT RAILROADS CRITICAL TO SUPPORT INTERCITY PASSENGER RAIL DEVELOPMENT Kyle Bardo "...if all we do is super-impose high speed passenger rail on existing freight networks everyone in transporta- tion to emphasize rail and water transportation a little bit more than it's been

Illinois at Chicago, University of

276

MEASURING THE IMPACT OF ADDITIONAL RAIL TRAFFIC USING HIGHWAY & RAILROAD METRICS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

are then illustrated by simulating shared corridor operations with freight and passenger trains. TRANSPORTATION METRICS1 MEASURING THE IMPACT OF ADDITIONAL RAIL TRAFFIC USING HIGHWAY & RAILROAD METRICS Samuel L. Sogin of Illinois Urbana, IL, USA ABSTRACT Long term demand for freight movements in North America is expected

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

277

A Simulation Tool for Combined Rail-Road Transport in Intermodal Terminals  

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A Simulation Tool for Combined Rail-Road Transport in Intermodal Terminals Andrea E. Rizzoli the current flows of freight. On the other side, the growth of freight transport shows a rapidly increasing by road and rail gates and by a set of platforms. Intermodal terminals are inter-connected by rail

Gambardella, Luca Maria

278

Rail-to-Rail: Railroading and the Electronics of Op Amps  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: Railroads have had rail-to-rail components for years that were, in fact, nearly rail to rail. Op amps employ the same nearly rail-to-rail tradition. This application note discusses rail-to-rail op amps, and explains why some inputs and outputs can be less than, nearly, or slightly more than the power rails.

unknown authors

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Research Highlights Sorted by Submission Data  

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HighlightsSort HighlightsSort Form Submit a New Research Highlight Sort Highlights Submitter Title Research Area Working Group Submission Date DOE Progress Reports Notable Research Findings for 2001-2006 Biological and Environmental Research Abstracts Database Research Highlights Summaries Research Highlights sorted by Submission Data "Invisible" Giants in the Sky ARM ASR Kassianov, E. "Radiance Assimilation" Correction Method Improves Water Vapor Radiosonde Observations in the Upper Troposphere ARM Soden, B. J. "Roobik" Is Part of the Answer, Not a Puzzle ARM Turner, D. D. 2007 Floods Not a Complete Washout in U.S. Great Plains ARM ASR Bhattacharya, A. A "Little" Respect: Droplet Nucleation Finally Included in Global Climate Model ARM Ghan, S. J.

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Research highlights potential for improved solar cells  

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Potential for improved solar cells Research highlights potential for improved solar cells Research has shown that carrier multiplication is a real phenomenon in tiny semiconductor...

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report highlights impact of research funding  

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A report by the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) highlights the role of government investment in research and development. The report, titled...

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Materials Research Highlights Archive | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Research Highlights Archive VULCAN Fires Up Research Across a Range of User Problems The SNS engineering diffractometer, VULCAN, only recently completed commissioning, although it...

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Preliminary characterization of the F-Area Railroad Crosstie Pile at the Savannah River Site  

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Historical information about the F-Area Railroad Crosstie Pile is limited. The unit is believed to have been a borrow area for earth fill that began receiving railroad crossties during the 1960s. The number of crossties at the unit began to increase significantly in 1984 when major repair of the SRS rail system was initiated. An estimated 100,000 used railroad crossties have accumulated at the unit since 1984. In an effort to determine the impact of the railroad crossties on the environment a total of 28 soil samples were collected from four test borings in March of 1991. Sample depths ranged from ground surface to 21.5 feet. Three of the borings were extended to the water table and groundwater samples were collected, one in an upgradient background'' area, and two downgradient from the unit. Few analytes were reported above detection limits. Test results are summarized in Section 4.0 and analytes not detected are summarized in Appendix A to this report. In three soil samples collected from depths between 10 and 21.5 feet, copper occurred at levels slightly above background. These copper values were detected in the sidegradient test boring and in the two downgradient test borings. Three organic analytes, acetone, pyridine, and Toluene, were reported above detection limits but well below drinking water standards (DWS) in all test borings, including the upgradient boring. Radionuclide activities were reported above background in both soil and water samples from all test borings. There do not appear to be any statistically significant trends in radionuclide activities with depth, or between upgradient or downgradient borings. The analytes detected in the test borings downgradient from the unit cannot be attributed to the railroad crosstie pile as they are not significantly different than the values reported for the upgradient, background test boring.

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1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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in the Era of Deregulation With Focus on Electrical Measurements for Transmission and Distribution  

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NIST invites your comments on this assessment of the measurement needs of the U.S. electric-power industry as that industry undergoes major changes during deregulation and seeks to adopt new technology. NIST regularly reassesses the needs of U.S. industries for measurement support in order to keep NISTs programs focused on the highest priority requirements. Comments should be sent to:

Gerald J. Fitzpatrick; James K. Olthoff; Ronald M. Powell; James K. Olthoff; Gerald J. Fitzpatrick; James K. Olthoff; Ronald M. Powell

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Changing the Numbers: UK Directory Enquiries Deregulation and the Failure of Choice  

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competition so as to improve quality and lower costs. Unfortu- nately the results did not match expectations. Proliferation of numbers led to consumer confusion and high price firms with no discernible quality advantages but which employed heavy advertising... times, been behind many of the efforts to deregulate and liberalize a variety of markets especially in the areas of telecommunications, physical utilities (water, electricity etc) and transportation. However, free competition by leading to a...

Pollock, Rufus

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Asset Management Technology Update: Strategic Asset Management Solutions for a Deregulated/Re-Regulated Industry  

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Over the past five to ten years, U.S. electric power companies have faced many challenges brought on by such changes as deregulation, restructuring, and in some instances, re-regulation. Industry CEOs and CFOs must meet a myriad of regulatory and safety requirements while, at the same time, meeting shareholder expectations and customer demands for reliable electrical energy at affordable rates. In this new business environment, business operations are on center stage. Power producers, regulated and non-r...

2004-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Science & Research Highlights | Advanced Photon Source  

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Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed Science and Research Highlights Animatedly Suspended X-ray Observations Animatedly Suspended X-ray Observations December 16, 2013 Researchers using the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Photon Source have probed the behavior of colloidal systems in which microscopic particles stay suspended in a fluid indefinitely. Their findings could have applications in new synthetic materials such as paints, coatings and adhesives, foodstuffs, pharmaceutical formulations, and cosmetics. The Fate of Bioavailable Iron in Antarctic Coastal Seas The Fate of Bioavailable Iron in Antarctic Coastal Seas

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SunShot Initiative: Project Highlights  

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Highlights More than 250 awardees are working to accomplish the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative goal of making solar cost-competitive with other forms of...

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Recent research highlights from the ALS OML  

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research highlights from the ALS OML V. V. Yashchuk, E. D.the Advanced Light Source (ALS) is to ensure state-of-the-instruments laid out in the ALS strategic plan as well as

Yashchuk, Valeriy V.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser Glazing of Railroad Rail Materials Procedure R & D Zhiyue Xu and Claude B. Reed  

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Glazing of Railroad Rail Materials Glazing of Railroad Rail Materials Procedure R & D Zhiyue Xu and Claude B. Reed Laser Applications Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, Illinois November 15, 2001 Outline * R & D work on further improving ANL's laser glazing technique - Goals ----faster & better surface finish * Preliminary feasibility study on using laser to heal the service-cracked rails Experimental Setup 1.6 kW Pulsed Nd:YAG laser with fiber-optic beam delivery & optics Nitrogen @ 50 CFH as shielding gas Rotational stage A wheel being laser-glazed Recent Procedure R&D Focusing on Increasing Processing Speed and Smoothening Surface Smoother surface by avoiding deep surface melting by lower laser power density and faster feeding. Old procedure New procedure Faster processing speed by

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Audit of the Use of Hanford Site Railroad System, WR-B-97-04  

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AUDIT OF THE USE OF HANFORD SITE RAILROAD SYSTEM The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost-effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses: Department of Energy Headquarters Gopher gopher.hr.doe.gov Department of Energy Headquarters Anonymous FTP vm1.hqadmin.doe.gov

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Strategic Analysis of Railroad Rate, Cost, and Service Prospects: Conflict or Cooperation  

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The railroad industry has consolidated into a handful of recently merged mega-carriers, facing mountains of debt, intense pressure to improve financial returns, and wary shippers stung by episodes of poor service. Power generators, too, have been consolidating and are operating under heightened cost pressures. How might these conflicting cost, service, and profit pressures play out over the next five years? This study analyzes these factors for representative movements of eastern and western coal by all ...

1999-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Kaiser Engineers Railroad Tractive Effort Test, LOFT - A and M track  

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This LTR contains the original results of the Railroad Locomotive Tractive Effort Test performed by Kaiser Engineers on July 29, 1965, using an existing 24-wheel 500-ton dolly and the existing shielded locomotive. The test was conducted to confirm calculations of the tractive effort required to move the LOFT dolly (MTA) through the four-rail high bay curve and the curve into the LOFT containment vessel.

White, E.R.

1978-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiological verification survey results at the Pompton Plains Railroad Spur, Pequannock, New Jersey (PJ008V)  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) conducted remedial action during 1993 at the Pompton Plains railroad spur and eight vicinity properties in the Wayne and Pequannock Townships in New Jersey as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). These properties are in the vicinity of the DOE-owned Wayne Interim Storage Site (WISS), formerly the W.R. Grace facility. The property at the Pompton Plains Railroad Spur, Pequannock, New Jersey is one of these vicinity properties. At the request of DOE, a team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory conducted an independent radiological verification survey at this property. The purpose of the survey, conducted between September and December 1993, was to confirm the success of the remedial actions performed to remove any radioactive materials in excess of the identified guidelines. The verification survey included surface gamma scans and gamma readings at 1 meter, beta-gamma scans, and the collection of soil and debris samples for radionuclide analysis. Results of the survey demonstrated that all radiological measurements on the property at the Pompton Plains railroad spur were within applicable DOE guidelines. Based on the results of the remedial action data and confirmed by the verification survey data, the portions of the site that had been remediated during this action successfully meet the DOE remedial action objectives.

Rodriguez, R.E.; Johnson, C.A.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIA - International Energy Outlook 2007 - Highlights Section  

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Highlights Highlights International Energy Outlook 2007 Highlights World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 57 percent from 2004 to 2030. Total energy demand in the non-OECD countries increases by 95 percent, compared with an increase of 24 percent in the OECD countries. Figure 1. World Marketed Energy Consumption by Region, 2004-2030 (Quadrillion Btu). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data Figure 2. Average Annual Growth in Delivered Energy Consumption by Region and End-use Sector, 2004-2030 (Percent per Year). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data Figure 3. Industrial Sector Delivered Energy Consumption by Region, 2004-2030 (Quadrillion Btu). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

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Blog and News Highlights | Department of Energy  

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Blog and News Highlights Blog and News Highlights Blog and News Highlights Blog Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Energy Department Launches Second Contest of the American Energy Data Challenge January 16, 2014 1:13 PM Today the Energy Department is launching Round Two of the American Energy Data Challenge, asking the public to develop apps using open energy data. Read The Full Story First Round of American Energy Data Challenge Winners Announced OCIO Technology Summit: Cyber Innovation Join the American Energy Data Challenge Cybersecurity Is Every Citizen's Responsibility National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Bring Your Own Device Department of Energy Helping Americans Find Alternative Fuel

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Weekly Highlights | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Weekly Highlights Weekly Highlights 2014 Theory Department Weekly Highlights Dec 20 & Jan 3~ THEORY This week's theory seminar of this year was presented by Professor Eliezer Hameiri from New York University, entitled "Multi-fluid and MHD plasmas with flow, a variational approach". The abstract of the talk is "Based on an extension to plasmas of Ertel's classical vorticity theorem in fluid dynamics, it is shown that for each species in a multi-fluid plasma there can be constructed a set of nested surfaces that have this species' fluid particles confined within them. Variational formulations for the plasma evolution and its equilibrium states are developed, based on the new surfaces and all of the dynamical conservation laws associated with them. A limit of the variational integral yields the two-fluid

298

Demolition, Groundwater Cleanup Highlight Paducah's 2013 Accomplishments  

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Demolition, Groundwater Cleanup Highlight Paducah's 2013 Demolition, Groundwater Cleanup Highlight Paducah's 2013 Accomplishments Demolition, Groundwater Cleanup Highlight Paducah's 2013 Accomplishments December 24, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis A high-reach shear removes debris from the tallest structure of the C-340 complex at Paducah. Watch a video of this work here. The 120-foot-high Metals Plant was the tallest building at the Paducah site and encompassed about 1.5 million cubic feet, the volume of a football field roughly three stories tall. Demolition debris filled 28 rail cars and was shipped offsite for disposal. A high-reach shear removes debris from the tallest structure of the C-340 complex at Paducah. Watch a video of this work here. The 120-foot-high Metals Plant was the tallest building at the Paducah site and encompassed

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Employment Opportunity Highlights | Department of Energy  

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Careers » Working Here » Employment Opportunity Highlights Careers » Working Here » Employment Opportunity Highlights Employment Opportunity Highlights National Energy Technology Laboratory The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), part of DOE's national laboratory system, is owned and operated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). NETL supports DOE's mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States. NETL has expertise in coal, natural gas, and oil technologies, contract and project management, analysis of energy systems, and international energy issues and has sites in Morgantown, WV; Pittsburgh, PA; Sugar Land, TX; Albany, OR; and Fairbanks, AK. Employment Opportunities & Fellowships Job search via USAJobs NETL News Office of Fossil Energy The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) ensures that Americans can continue to

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EIA - International Energy Outlook 2009 - Highlights Section  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Highlights Highlights International Energy Outlook 2009 Highlights World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 44 percent from 2006 to 2030. Total energy demand in the non-OECD countries increases by 73 percent, compared with an increase of 15 percent in the OECD countries. Figure 1. World Marketed Energy Consumption, 2006-2030 (Quadrillion Btu). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data Figure 2. World Marketed Energy Use by Fuel Type, 1980-2030 (quadrillion Btu). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data Figure 3. World Oil Prices in the IEO2009 and IEO2008 Reference Cases, 1980-2030 (2007 dollars per barrel). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

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EIA - International Energy Outlook 2008 - Highlights Section  

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Highlights Highlights International Energy Outlook 2008 Highlights World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 50 percent from 2005 to 2030.Total energy demand in the non-OECD countries increases by 85 percent,compared with an increase of 19 percent in the OECD countries. Figure 1. World Marketed Energy Consumption, 2005-2030 (Quadrillion Btu). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data Figure 2. World Marketed Energy Use by Fuel Type, 1980-2030 (quadrillion Btu). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data Figure 3. World Oil Prices in Two Cases, 1980-2030 (nominal dollars per barrel). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightsJuly2013.ppt  

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July 2013 July 2013 NERSC Science Highlights --- 1 --- NERSC User Science Highlights Materials Model is able to predict which of a million or so potential materials might be best for carbon capture (B. Smit, LBNL) Materials NERSC collaboration yields software that is a key enabler in the high- throughput computational materials science initiative (S. Ong, MIT) Climate NERSC simulations contribute to a study finding that emission regulations reduced soot and climate change impact in California W. Collins (LBNL) Climate Independent confirmation of global land warming without the use of land thermometers (G. Compo, U. Colorado) Nuclear Physics NERSC resources aid worldwide collaboration that discovers neutrinos of unprecedented energy (L. Gerhardt, LBNL) Chemistry

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightsJan2013.ppt  

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January 2013 January 2013 NERSC Science Highlights --- 1 --- NERSC User Science Highlights Math AMR method allows pore- scale modeling of carbon sequestration effects at unprecedented scale (D. Trebotich, LBNL) Climate Study sheds light on question of how well climate change mitigation might defer sea level rise (A. Hu, NCAR) Chemistry New method affords molecular- level insight into process responsible for lithium battery failure (T. Miller, Caltech) Materials Computation helps elucidate mechanism of explosive decomposition (M. Kuklja, U. Maryland) Materials ab initio study of key ceramic structure is important first step in understanding advanced properties of important mineral (W-Y. Ching, UMKC) Fusion Explanation of the source of intrinsic rotation in fusion

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightsMarch2013.pptx  

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March 2013 March 2013 NERSC Science Highlights --- 1 --- NERSC User Science Highlights Materials High-temp superconductivity findings net researchers the first NERSC Award for High Impact Scientific Achievement (T. Das, LANL) Fusion Simulations show for the first time intrinsic stochasticity in magnetically confined toroidal plasma edges (L. Sugiyama, MIT) Fusion Direct simulation of freely decaying turbulence in 2-D electrostatic gyrokinetics (W. Dorland, U. Maryland) Fusion NIMROD simulations explain DIII-D shot variability (V. Izzo, General Atomics) Materials Semiconductor exciton binding energy variation explained (Z. Wu, Colo. Sch. Mines) Chemistry Study points the way toward more efficient catalysts (S. Chen, PNNL) January 2 013 Origin of the Variation of Exciton Binding

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Long-term Contracting in a Deregulated Electricity Industry: Simulation Results from a Hydro Management Model  

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The deregulation of electricity industry has introduced long-term contracting as a tool for hedging risk and strategy. A vital consideration for market participants is the relationship between behaviour in the spot market, and decisions taken in the contract market. We have developed a reservoir management model which integrates a Cournot spot market model into a Dual Dynamic Programming framework. Simulations using this model show that the market outcomes depend strongly upon the level of contracting undertaken by both competitors. We develop hypotheses for the dynamics involved, and present results from the simulation model reinforcing these. 1.

Stephen Batstone; Tristram Scott

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determining market power in deregulated generation markets by measuring price-cost margins  

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In this article. the author considers one of the more prominent examples of the SFE type by Aleksandr Rudkevich, Max Duckworth, and Richard Rosen (RDR). The conclusion of their paper, that fewer than 30 competitive firms (or, equivalently, an HHI over 333) likely constitute an impermissibly concentrated market, is a startling one, since it is unlikely that any deregulated electricity market will have this many competitors. In examining the source of the RDR conclusion in some detail and seeing where it goes awry, the author thinks it is possible to glean principles that can guide regulators to draw more sensible conclusions about the number of competitors required in these markets.

Falk, J.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weekly Highlights: August 2013 | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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August 2013 PPPL Weekly Highlights for the Week Ending August 30, 2013 Highlights 08-30-2013-EXTERNAL.pdf PPPL Weekly Highlights for the Week Ending August 23, 2013 Highlights...

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Market structure and the price of electricity: An ex ante analysis of the deregulated Swedish electricity market  

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Following new legislation the Swedish electricity market is about to be deregulated. The new system is designed to ensure competition in production and supply. The main motive for deregulation is to increase competition and thus achieve lower market prices. A possible threat to this outcome is the high degree of concentration on the seller side that characterizes the Swedish electricity market. In this paper we show that given the current structure of firms on the supply side, deregulation is not a sufficient condition for lower equilibrium prices in the electricity market. We use a numerical model to explore the quantitative relation between the Cournot-equilibrium price, the number of firms, and the size distribution of firms in the Swedish electricity market. We compute equilibrium electricity prices and a welfare measure in order to quantify the effect of asymmetric market concentration on competition. 3 refs., 1 fig., 6 tabs.

Andersson, B.; Bergman, L. [Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

309

Los Alamos Lab: MPA: Materials Research Highlights  

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Materials Research Highlights Materials Research Highlights Advances in fuel cells (pdf) R. Borup (MPA-11) Innovative materials physics and applications (pdf) Metallic nanolayered composites exhibit ultra-high strength and ductility (pdf) N.A. Mara (MST-6); D. Bhattacharyya (MPA-CINT); P. Dickerson (MST-6); J.K. Baldwin (MPA-CINT); R.G. Hoagland (MST-8); A. Misra (MPA-CINT) Frontiers in thermoacoustic refrigeration and mixture separation (pdf) S. Backhaus (MPA-10); D. Geller (AET-3); B. Ward (AET-6); G. Swift (MPA-10) Submicron resolution ferromagnetic resonance microscopy using scanned probe MRFM (pdf) E. Nazaretski and R. Movshovich (MPA-10) Nanowire technologies for radiation detection applications (pdf) G. Brown (MST-8); T. Picraux (MPA-CINT); M. Hoffbauer (C-ADI) Development of improved radiation detector materials (pdf)

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Polyelectrolyte biomaterials - Research Highlights | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Research › Highlights › Polyelectrolyte biomaterials Home › Research › Highlights › Polyelectrolyte biomaterials Detecting the shape of polymer chains inside polyelectrolyte biomaterials Bio-SANS research for replacing cartilage in the spine and knees Research Contact: Marie Markarian Feb. 2012, Written by Agatha Bardoel Left: neutron scattering with contrast variation reveals the coil conformation of single polymer molecules in a blend of PSS and PDADMA. Contrast variation is achieved by deuteration of some of the PSS molecules (D-PSS) in the mixture. Right: The slope of the scattering curve exhibits a power law dependence Q-2, which is a characteristic signature of the random coil conformation of a polymer chain molecule. Left: neutron scattering with contrast variation reveals the coil conformation of single polymer molecules in a blend of PSS and PDADMA.

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Los Alamos Lab: MST: Materials Research Highlights  

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Materials Research Highlights Materials Research Highlights Advances in fuel cells (pdf) R. Borup (MPA-11) Innovative materials physics and applications (pdf) Metallic nanolayered composites exhibit ultra-high strength and ductility (pdf) N.A. Mara (MST-6); D. Bhattacharyya (MPA-CINT); P. Dickerson (MST-6); J.K. Baldwin (MPA-CINT); R.G. Hoagland (MST-8); A. Misra (MPA-CINT) Frontiers in thermoacoustic refrigeration and mixture separation (pdf) S. Backhaus (MPA-10); D. Geller (AET-3); B. Ward (AET-6); G. Swift (MPA-10) Submicron resolution ferromagnetic resonance microscopy using scanned probe MRFM (pdf) E. Nazaretski and R. Movshovich (MPA-10) Nanowire technologies for radiation detection applications (pdf) G. Brown (MST-8); T. Picraux (MPA-CINT); M. Hoffbauer (C-ADI) Development of improved radiation detector materials (pdf)

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NSLS Industrial User Program | Science Highlights  

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Science Highlights Science Highlights Energy Storage Study of Fuel Cell Poisoning Structure of Pentacene films on polymer dielectric In-situ Studies of Batteries IV-LEEM: Structural fingerprinting during chemical reactions In-situ powder diffraction study of interconnect material for SOFCs Characterization of B12As2 /(0001) 6H-SiC Epilayers for Beta Cell Applications SWBXT Studies of Multicrystalline Silicon Bricks and Wafers for Solar Modules New Catalyst Paves the Path for Ethanol-Powered Fuel Cells XAS & Degeneracy Lifting in Manganites In-situ X-ray Absorption and Powder Diffraction Studies of Cathode of Rechargeable Batteries Homeotropic alignment of columnar molecules in open films in view of their use in photovoltaic devices Surface Effects on the Orbital Order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4

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Summary Slides of ALS Science Highlights  

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Summary Slides of ALS Science Highlights Print Summary Slides of ALS Science Highlights Print No. Slide Beamline Full Web Highlight ALSNews Volume 280 Learning from Roman Seawater Concrete 5.3.2, 12.2.2, 12.3.2 09.25.2013 Vol. 346 279 New Research on Jamming Behavior... 12.2.2 10.30.2013 Vol. 347 278 The Nuclear Pore Complex as Gatekeeper 8.2.1 08.28.2013 Vol. 345 277 A Semiconductor for Spintronics 7.0.1 08.28.2013 Vol. 345 276 Rate-of-Charge Mapping in Batteries 5.3.2, 11.0.2 07.31.2013 Vol. 344 275 Circulation Reversal in Magnetic Vortices 6.1.2 07.31.2013 Vol. 344 274 Pseudo-Single-Bunch Expands Capabilities -- 09.25.2013 Vol. 346 273 Shedding Light on Nanocrystal Defects 12.2.2 06.26.2013 Vol. 343 272 One Vaccine Leads to Another 5.0.3 05.25.2013 Vol. 342 271 Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean 11.0.2 06.26.2013 Vol. 343

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Summary Slides of ALS Science Highlights  

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Summary Slides of ALS Science Highlights Print Summary Slides of ALS Science Highlights Print No. Slide Beamline Full Web Highlight ALSNews Volume 280 Learning from Roman Seawater Concrete 5.3.2, 12.2.2, 12.3.2 09.25.2013 Vol. 346 279 New Research on Jamming Behavior... 12.2.2 10.30.2013 Vol. 347 278 The Nuclear Pore Complex as Gatekeeper 8.2.1 08.28.2013 Vol. 345 277 A Semiconductor for Spintronics 7.0.1 08.28.2013 Vol. 345 276 Rate-of-Charge Mapping in Batteries 5.3.2, 11.0.2 07.31.2013 Vol. 344 275 Circulation Reversal in Magnetic Vortices 6.1.2 07.31.2013 Vol. 344 274 Pseudo-Single-Bunch Expands Capabilities -- 09.25.2013 Vol. 346 273 Shedding Light on Nanocrystal Defects 12.2.2 06.26.2013 Vol. 343 272 One Vaccine Leads to Another 5.0.3 05.25.2013 Vol. 342 271 Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean 11.0.2 06.26.2013 Vol. 343

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Market effects of environmental regulation: coal, railroads, and the 1990 Clean Air Act  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many environmental regulations encourage the use of 'clean' inputs. When the suppliers of such an input have market power, environmental regulation will affect not only the quantity of the input used but also its price. We investigate the effect of the Title IV emissions trading program for sulfur dioxide on the market for low-sulfur coal. We find that the two railroads transporting coal were able to price discriminate on the basis of environmental regulation and geographic location. Delivered prices rose for plants in the trading program relative to other plants, and by more at plants near a low-sulfur coal source.

Busse, M.R.; Keohane, N.O. [University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA (United States)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Market effects of environmental regulation: coal, railroads, and the 1990 Clean Air Act ?  

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Many environmental regulations encourage the use of clean inputs. When the suppliers of such an input have market power, environmental regulation will affect not only the quantity of the input used, but also its price. We investigate the effect of the Title IV emissions trading program for sulfur dioxide on the market for low-sulfur coal. We find that the two railroads transporting coal were able to price discriminate on the basis of environmental regulation and geographic location. Delivered prices rose for plants in the trading program relative to other plants, and by more at plants near a low-sulfur coal source.

Severin Borenstein; Michael Greenstone; Matthew Kotchen; Jonathan Levin; Paul Macavoy; Fiona Scott Morton; Sharon Oster; Christopher Timmins; Frank Wolak; Rob Williams

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A critical analysis of grounding practices for railroad tracks in electric utility stations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A railroad spur is often routed into a large substation or generating plant to facilitate installation of large power transformers or other large pieces of equipment and to transport fuel to the plant. Because the metal rails may transfer hazardous potentials into or out of the switchyard area during ground faults, precautions must be taken to limit the hazardous voltages. This analysis looks for common trends of voltages along railroad tracks in a controlled model of a substation grounding system during a ground fault. Current practices to limit these transferred potentials are based on crude approximations and engineering judgment. Recently developed computer programs allow a much better model of the grounding system, track and the hazardous scenarios to which a person might be subject. Several cases were used to illustrate some of the most common techniques used to limit hazardous voltages, and some of these techniques were found to be quite ineffective. Except for the cases where the tracks near the substation were removed, the potential transferred along the tracks produced several scenarios with touch and/or step voltages exceeding the tolerable limits.

Garrett, D.L.; Wallace, K.A. (Southern Co. Services, Birmingham, AL (United States))

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERLINE 5. 0 -- An expanded railroad routing model: Program description, methodology, and revised user's manual  

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A rail routine model, INTERLINE, has been developed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to investigate potential routes for transporting radioactive materials. In Version 5.0, the INTERLINE routing algorithms have been enhanced to include the ability to predict alternative routes, barge routes, and population statistics for any route. The INTERLINE railroad network is essentially a computerized rail atlas describing the US railroad system. All rail lines, with the exception of industrial spurs, are included in the network. Inland waterways and deep water routes along with their interchange points with the US railroadsystem are also included. The network contains over 15,000 rail and barge segments (links) and over 13,000 stations, interchange points, ports, and other locations (nodes). The INTERLINE model has been converted to operate on an IBM-compatible personal computer. At least a 286 computer with a hard disk containing approximately 6 MB of free space is recommended. Enhanced program performance will be obtained by using arandom-access memory drive on a 386 or 486 computer.

Johnson, P.E.; Joy, D.S. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)); Clarke, D.B.; Jacobi, J.M. (Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States). Transportation Center)

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency response planning for railroad transportation related spills of oil or other hazardous materials  

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In December 1984 an unintentional release of poison gas from a chemical plant in Bhopal, India killed over 2,500 people. Thousands of others were injured. Although this material was not in transportation at the time, this accident raised public awareness. Americans began to ask, "What if something similar happened here?" Chemicals with hazardous properties have become part of daily life. Industry, government, and the public have become aware of the need to respond to problems involving hazardous materials. Safe transportation of hazardous materials is very important. Union Pacific Railroad transports more hazardous material shipments than any other carrier. Early on they realized the benefits to having a dedicated team of personnel to respond to incidents involving hazardous materials. In order to remain the safest carrier of these commodities, an emergency response plan utilizing in house response personnel was needed. This document describes how that plan was created and includes a copy of the plan for the Union Pacific Railroad's Settegast Yard in Houston, Texas. Other carriers may use this as a template to establish their own in house response teams or emergency response plans.

Reeder, Geoffrey Benton

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measuring Potential Efficiency Gains from Deregulation of Electricity Generation: A Bayesian Author(s): Andrew N. Kleit and Dek Tecrell  

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. Given the highly seasonal and time-specific demand for electricity, achieving the optimal scale may and Electricity Demand: Allowing for Selection Bias in Experimental Data," Rand Journal of Economics 28(0) (1997Measuring Potential Efficiency Gains from Deregulation of Electricity Generation: A Bayesian

Najjar, Raymond

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Control requirements for cogen and microgen plants in a deregulated electricity industry  

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The deregulation of the electricity production and distribution industry provides opportunities and concerns to the end-users as well as to the electricity producing companies. The end-user objective is to get a reliable source of electrical energy at the lowest rate possible. On the other hand, the primary objective of the three providing companies--generation, transmission, and local distribution--is to profit while satisfying their customers' needs. These three companies may compete for the same customer, and new competitors may enter the arena. The existing technology of the cogeneration plant and the emergence of the microgenerating plant will be used by all the providers and by the end-users to achieve their objectives. The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concept of operation of the microgenerating plant, to identify the requirements of each interested player, and to introduce control strategies.

Shavit, G.

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling hydro power plants in deregulated electricity markets : integration and application of EMCAS and VALORAGUA.  

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In this paper, we present details of integrating an agent-based model, Electricity Market Complex Adaptive System (EMCAS) with a hydro-thermal coordination model, VALORAGUA. EMCAS provides a framework for simulating deregulated markets with flexible regulatory structure along with bidding strategies for supply offers and demand bids. VALORAGUA provides longer-term operation plans by optimizing hydro and thermal power plant operation for the entire year. In addition, EMCAS uses the price forecasts and weekly hydro schedules from VALORAGUA to provide intra-week hydro plant optimization for hourly supply offers. The integrated model is then applied to the Iberian electricity market which includes about 111 thermal plants and 38 hydro power plants. We then analyze the impact of hydro plant supply offers on the market prices and ways to minimize the Gencospsila exposure to price risk.

Thimmapuram, P.; Veselka, T.; Koritarov, V.; Vilela, S.; Pereira, R.; Silva, R. (Decision and Information Sciences); (Rede Electrica Nacional, S.A.); (Energias de Portugal)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Study: Lessons Learned From Converting Electric Chillers to Steam Chillers in a Electric Deregulated Market.  

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This paper will examine an example of converting two electric centrifugal chillers, which needed to be replaced, to use steam turbine driven centrifugal chillers at a large commercial office building consisting of approximately 700,000 square feet in Center City Philadelphia. The existing 2,000 ton plant was replaced by 2,400 tons of cooling, in the 1997 time frame along with new cooling towers, and the required auxiliaries for the new plant. The paper will look at the impact of steam cooling on the facility's electric load profile both prior to the conversion, as well as after the conversion. This is of particular interest due to the fact that Pennsylvania is deregulated for electric service. One of the benefits in deciding to do the conversion was that a flatter load profile due to steam cooling should allow better electric pricing from energy suppliers.

Wohl, J.

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Computing, Communication, and Distributed Control of Deregulated Electric Power Systems  

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Restructuring of the electricity market has affected all aspects of the power industry from generation to transmission, distribution, and consumption. Transmission circuits, in particular, are stressed often exceeding their stability limits because of the difficulty in building new transmission lines due to environmental concerns and financial risk. Deregulation has resulted in the need for tighter control strategies to maintain reliability even in the event of considerable structural changes, such as loss of a large generating unit or a transmission line, and changes in loading conditions due to the continuously varying power consumption. Our research efforts under the DOE EPSCoR Grant focused on Integrated Computing, Communication and Distributed Control of Deregulated Electric Power Systems. This research is applicable to operating and controlling modern electric energy systems. The controls developed by APERC provide for a more efficient, economical, reliable, and secure operation of these systems. Under this program, we developed distributed control algorithms suitable for large-scale geographically dispersed power systems and also economic tools to evaluate their effectiveness and impact on power markets. Progress was made in the development of distributed intelligent control agents for reliable and automated operation of integrated electric power systems. The methodologies employed combine information technology, control and communication, agent technology, and power systems engineering in the development of intelligent control agents for reliable and automated operation of integrated electric power systems. In the event of scheduled load changes or unforeseen disturbances, the power system is expected to minimize the effects and costs of disturbances and to maintain critical infrastructure operational.

Bajura, Richard; Feliachi, Ali

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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The implications of deregulation for biomass and renewable energy in California  

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California has been leading the nation down the path of electric utility deregulation, beginning with the April 1994, California Public Utilities Commission`s (CPUC) Blue Book restructuring proposal. The road for renewable energy producers has been particularly rocky, leaving the future of renewable energy production very much in doubt. The original CPUC proposal provided for competition among generating sources on the basis of price alone, without regard for environmental considerations. The California legislature took up electric utility deregulation legislation during 1996, culminating in AB 1890, California`s landmark restructuring legislation, which was passed unanimously by the Senate and Assembly, and signed into law by the governor on September 28, 1996. AB 1890 assigned to the California Energy Commission (CEC) the task of determining how to allocate the renewables transition funds between existing and new renewable generating sources, and among the various renewable energy technologies that are available for deployment in California. The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) was assigned the task of reporting to the legislature about the specific benefits provided by biomass energy production in California, and about policies that could shift some of the cost of biomass energy production away from the electric ratepayer, on to beneficiaries of the environmental benefits of biomass energy production. This study describes the development of the CEC and Cal/EPA reports to the California legislature, and provides an analysis of the major issues that were encountered during the course of their development. The study concludes with a consideration of the future prospects for biomass and renewable energy production in the state.

Morris, G. [Future Resources Associates, Inc., Berkeley, CA (United States)

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Bodman in Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Investment...  

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in Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Investments to Advance America's Innovation Secretary Bodman in Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Investments to Advance America's...

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U.S. Energy Secretary Bodman Highlights the Economic Incentives...  

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U.S. Energy Secretary Bodman Highlights the Economic Incentives of Energy Efficiency at the Pittsburgh Energy Summit 2006 U.S. Energy Secretary Bodman Highlights the Economic...

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DOE Releases New Video on Electric Vehicles, Highlights Administration...  

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on Electric Vehicles, Highlights Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech DOE Releases New Video on Electric Vehicles, Highlights...

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NREL Report Highlights Positive Economic Impact and Job Creation...  

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Agencies You are here Home NREL Report Highlights Positive Economic Impact and Job Creation from 1603 Renewable Energy Grant Program NREL Report Highlights Positive Economic...

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Clean Cities: Clean Cities 20th Anniversary Event Highlights...  

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Anniversary Event Highlights Video (Text Version) to someone by E-mail Share Clean Cities: Clean Cities 20th Anniversary Event Highlights Video (Text Version) on Facebook Tweet...

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DOE Announces $160 Million for Biorefinery Construction and Highlights...  

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for Biorefinery Construction and Highlights New Agricultural Program to Promote Biofuels DOE Announces 160 Million for Biorefinery Construction and Highlights New...

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Southern Oregon University Highlighted by U.S. Energy Department...  

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Southern Oregon University Highlighted by U.S. Energy Department for its Investment in Clean Energy Southern Oregon University Highlighted by U.S. Energy Department for its...

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FRIDAY: Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los...  

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Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los Angeles Electric Vehicle Deployment Success FRIDAY: Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los Angeles Electric...

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Secretary Chu Highlights Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories...  

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Secretary Chu Highlights Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico Secretary Chu Highlights Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico January 26, 2012...

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Biology & Medicine Highlights | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Biology & Medicine Biology & Medicine SHARE Biology and Medicine Highlights 1-8 of 8 Results SNS researchers overcome the freezing sample problem in biostudies October 01, 2012 - Studying biosamples at supercold temperatures, such as 200 Kelvin (-73.15°C), has been impossible in the past, as the water in such solutions inevitably freezes, and with it, the biosample's dynamic interactions. How to keep biosamples from freezing at very low temperatures has been an ongoing research problem-until now. Martha "cow-laborates" to help unravel protein structure in milk March 01, 2012 - Casein micelles, a family of related phosphorus-containing proteins, make up 80% of the protein in cow milk. They are the building blocks of dairy products such as yogurt and cheese, supplying amino acids, calcium, and phosphorus to the body. More important,

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TEMPLATE FOR EES DIRECTORATE QUARTERLY HIGHLIGHTS  

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April 2012 April 2012 1. Technical Highlights Fuels, Engines, and Emissions Research Center (FEERC) Researchers Participate in Office of Biomass Webinar FEERC group leader Tim Theiss and FEERC research and development (R&D) staff member Scott Curran participated in a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Biomass Webinar regarding DOE educational opportunities in biomass. Tim Theiss gave an overview of the various opportunities to work in bioenergy research at ORNL through internships and post- graduate opportunities. Scott Curran provided a prospective on having gone through the post- graduate program and the transition to R&D staff working on applied bioenergy research related to transportation. Other ORNL researchers gave a mentor and current student research

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Fundamental Physics Highlights | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Fundamental Physics Fundamental Physics SHARE Fundamental Physics Highlights 1-3 of 3 Results Neutron experiments give unprecedented look at quantum oscillations October 23, 2012 - Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found that nitrogen atoms in the compound uranium nitride exhibit unexpected, distinct vibrations that form a nearly ideal realization of a physics textbook model known as the isotropic quantum harmonic oscillator. Beam Line 13 Fuels Discovery Fever for Fundamental Physicists June 01, 2011 - Kucuker Dogan (left) and Matthew Musgrave prepare a helium-3 cooling cell that is used to measure the angle at which the neutron beam strikes the liquid hydrogen sample. Fast Proton Hopping in Ice (Ih) Confirmed by Quasi-Elastic Neutron

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TEMPLATE FOR EES DIRECTORATE QUARTERLY HIGHLIGHTS  

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September 2012 September 2012 Archival Publication Highlights New Catalyst Insights Resulting from the Department of Energy (DOE)- Sponsored Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)-Cummins Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) and Enabling Catalyst Advances Consistent with Improved Efficiency A paper entitled "Local Ammonia Storage & Ammonia Inhibition in a Monolithic Copper-Beta Zeolite SCR Catalyst," by Xavier Auvray, William Partridge, Jae-Soon Choi, Josh Pihl, Aleksey Yezerets, Krishna Kamasamudram, Neal Currier, and Louise Olsson was recently published in Applied Catalyst B: Environmental (V126, pp. 144-152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.07.019); this work is the result of a collaboration between ORNL, Chalmers University of Technology, and Cummins Inc. and built

339

Microsoft Word - Highlights rev.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 9 1 April 2009 Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook April 14, 2009 Release Highlights The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil averaged $100 per barrel in 2008. The global economic slowdown is projected to reduce the average price to $53 per barrel this year. Assuming an economic recovery next year, WTI prices are expected to average $63 in 2010. Regular-grade gasoline prices have increased to more than $2 per gallon, rising slowly but steadily since the beginning of the year in conjunction with rising crude oil prices and refiner margins recovering from recent near-historic lows. During this summer driving season (April through September) regular gasoline

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Physical Sciences 2007 Science & Technology Highlights  

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The Physical Sciences Directorate applies frontier physics and technology to grand challenges in national security. Our highly integrated and multidisciplinary research program involves collaborations throughout Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Department of Energy, and with academic and industrial partners. The Directorate has a budget of approximately $150 million, and a staff of approximately 350 employees. Our scientists provide expertise in condensed matter and high-pressure physics, plasma physics, high-energy-density science, fusion energy science and technology, nuclear and particle physics, accelerator physics, radiation detection, optical science, biotechnology, and astrophysics. This document highlights the outstanding research and development activities in the Physical Sciences Directorate that made news in 2007. It also summarizes the awards and recognition received by members of the Directorate in 2007.

Hazi, A U

2008-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Biotechnology & Energy Highlights | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Biotechnology & Energy Biotechnology & Energy SHARE Biotechnology and Energy Highlights 1-10 of 10 Results Neutron Imaging Reveals Lithium Distribution in Lithium-Air Electrodes January 01, 2013 - Using neutron-computed tomography, researchers at the CG-1D neutron imaging instrument at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) have successfully mapped the three-dimensional spatial distribution of lithium products in electrochemically discharged lithium-air cathodes. Theory meets experiment: structure-property relationships in an electrode material for solid-oxide fuel cells December 01, 2012 - Fuel cell technology is one potentially very efficient and environmentally friendly way to convert the chemical energy of fuels into electricity. Solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) can convert a

342

Microsoft Word - Highlights v6.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6 6 1 October 2006 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook October 10, 2006 Release (Next Update: November 7, 2006) Highlights: Prices for petroleum products and natural gas are projected to increase from current levels as the winter season approaches. But, for the first time since the winter of 2001-02, residential heating fuel prices for most Americans are projected to be either lower than or close to prices prevailing during the previous winter. Under the baseline weather case, winter (October 1 to March 31) residential natural gas prices, which were hardest hit by last year's hurricanes, are expected to average $12.23 per thousand cubic feet (mcf) compared to $14.64

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FY 1996 Congressional budget request: Budget highlights  

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The FY 1996 budget presentation is organized by the Department`s major business lines. An accompanying chart displays the request for new budget authority. The report compares the budget request for FY 1996 with the appropriated FY 1995 funding levels displayed on a comparable basis. The FY 1996 budget represents the first year of a five year plan in which the Department will reduce its spending by $15.8 billion in budget authority and by $14.1 billion in outlays. FY 1996 is a transition year as the Department embarks on its multiyear effort to do more with less. The Budget Highlights are presented by business line; however, the fifth business line, Economic Productivity, which is described in the Policy Overview section, cuts across multiple organizational missions, funding levels and activities and is therefore included in the discussion of the other four business lines.

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New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector |  

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

New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector August 23, 2012 - 12:20pm Addthis New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs

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Relationship Building with Freight Railroads Critical to Support Intercity Passenger Rail Development B.A., Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois, 2010  

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Relationship Building with Freight Railroads Critical to Support Intercity Passenger Rail: Setting Roles 19 2.6 Saving American Freight Rail 22 2.7 The Staggers Act 23 2.8 Defining the Modern.9 Freight Rail Service Types: Manifest vs. Unit 37 3.10 Summary 39 4. SHARED USE POLICY, PLANNING

Illinois at Chicago, University of

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Agent-based Planning and Simulation of Combined Rail/Road Luca Maria Gambardella, Andrea E. Rizzoli  

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Agent-based Planning and Simulation of Combined Rail/Road Transport Luca Maria Gambardella, Andrea. On the other hand, the growth of freight transport shows a rapidly increasing trend in the short and medium) among inland intermodal terminals is presented. The intermodal terminals are inter-connected by rail

Gambardella, Luca Maria

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Preliminary characterization of the F-Area Railroad Crosstie Pile at the Savannah River Site. Revision 1  

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Historical information about the F-Area Railroad Crosstie Pile is limited. The unit is believed to have been a borrow area for earth fill that began receiving railroad crossties during the 1960s. The number of crossties at the unit began to increase significantly in 1984 when major repair of the SRS rail system was initiated. An estimated 100,000 used railroad crossties have accumulated at the unit since 1984. In an effort to determine the impact of the railroad crossties on the environment a total of 28 soil samples were collected from four test borings in March of 1991. Sample depths ranged from ground surface to 21.5 feet. Three of the borings were extended to the water table and groundwater samples were collected, one in an upgradient ``background`` area, and two downgradient from the unit. Few analytes were reported above detection limits. Test results are summarized in Section 4.0 and analytes not detected are summarized in Appendix A to this report. In three soil samples collected from depths between 10 and 21.5 feet, copper occurred at levels slightly above background. These copper values were detected in the sidegradient test boring and in the two downgradient test borings. Three organic analytes, acetone, pyridine, and Toluene, were reported above detection limits but well below drinking water standards (DWS) in all test borings, including the upgradient boring. Radionuclide activities were reported above background in both soil and water samples from all test borings. There do not appear to be any statistically significant trends in radionuclide activities with depth, or between upgradient or downgradient borings. The analytes detected in the test borings downgradient from the unit cannot be attributed to the railroad crosstie pile as they are not significantly different than the values reported for the upgradient, background test boring.

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1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights from BNL-RHIC-2012  

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Recent highlights from Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) are reviewed and discussed in the context of the discovery of the strongly interacting Quark Gluon Plasma (sQGP) at RHIC in 2005 as confirmed by results from the CERN-LHC Pb+Pb program. Outstanding RHIC machine operation in 2012 with 3-dimensional stochastic cooling and a new EBIS ion source enabled measurements with Cu+Au, U+U, for which multiplicity distributions are shown, as well as with polarized p-p collisions. Differences of the physics and goals of p-p versus A+A are discussed leading to a review of RHIC results on pi0 suppression in Au+Au collisions and comparison to LHC Pb+Pb results in the same range 5 30 GeV. Improved measurements of direct photon production and correlation with charged particles at RHIC are shown, including the absence of a low pT (thermal) photon enhancement in d+Au collisions. Attempts to understand the apparent equality of the energy loss of light and heavy quarks in the QGP by means of direct measurements of charm and beauty particles at both RHIC and LHC are discussed.

M. J. Tannenbaum

2013-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal Today: 2003 Geothermal Technologies Program Highlights (Covers Highlights from 2002)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This outreach publication highlights milestones and accomplishments of the DOE Geothermal Technologies Program for 2002. Included in this publication are discussions of geothermal fundamentals, enhanced geothermal systems, direct-use applications, geothermal potential in Idaho, coating technology, energy conversion R&D, and the GeoPowering the West initiative.

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2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Future fuels and engines for railroad locomotives. Volume II. Technical document  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A study was made of the potential for reducing the dependence of railroads on petroleum fuel, particularly Diesel No. 2. The study takes two approaches: (1) to determine how the use of Diesel No. 2 can be reduced through increased efficiency and conservation, and (2) to use fuels other then Diesel No. 2 both in Diesel and other types of engines. The study indicates that the possible reduction in fuel usage by increasing the efficiency of the present engine is limited; it is already highly energy efficient. The use of non-petroleum fuels, particularly the oil shale distillates, offers a greater potential. A coal-fired locomotive using any one of a number of engines appears to be the best alternative to the diesel-electric locomotive with regard to life-cycle cost, fuel availability, and development risk. The adiabatic diesel is the second-rated alternative with high thermal efficiency (up to 64%) as its greatest advantage. The risks associated with the development of the adiabatic diesel, however, are higher than those for the coal-fired locomotive. The advantage of the third alternative, the fuel cell, is that it produces electricity directly from the fuel. At present, the only feasible fuel for a fuel cell locomotive is methanol. Synthetic hydrocarbon fuels, probably derived from oil shale, will be needed if present diesel-electric locomotives are used beyond 1995. Because synthetic hydrocarbon fuels are particularly suited to medium-speed diesel engines, the first commercial application of these fuels may be by the railroad industry.

Liddle, S.G.; Bonzo, B.B.; Purohit, G.P.; Stallkamp, J.A.

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlight Archives | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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EFRCs Home » Science EFRCs Home » Science Highlights » Highlight Archives Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Science Highlights Highlight Archives News & Events Publications Contact BES Home Science Highlights Highlight Archives Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page 05.03.12Highlights Mimicking Nature - A Step Towards Artificial Photosynthesis Photosynthetic bacteria are inspiring design of light harvesting antenna. Read More » 05.03.12Highlights Purple Bacteria Develops Its Own Form of "Sunscreen" Targeting pigments to protect against light damage may aid design of new light harvesting systems. Read More » 04.27.12Highlights Design of Bulk Nanocomposites as High Efficiency Thermoelectric Materials A newly synthesized bulk thermoelectric material that contains nanocrystals

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ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION IN DEREGULATED MARKETS; CONFERENCE AT CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, PITTSBURGH PA USA DECEMBER 2004 1 A criticality approach to monitoring cascading  

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ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION IN DEREGULATED MARKETS; CONFERENCE AT CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY the risk of cascading failure of electric power transmission systems as overall loading is increased failure is the usual mechanism for large blackouts of electric power transmission systems. For example

Dobson, Ian

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Consumption strategies and tariff coordination for cooperative consumers in a deregulated electricity market  

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As the trend in electricity markets is strongly towards deregulation, new players, new rules and new behaviors will continue to emerge. One of the new phenomena that are developing on the demand side is the purchase by a coalition of agents. When it is worth, a coalition will be constituted. One of the energy needs, especially important in Nordic countries such as Finland, is electrical space heating. We consider here the consumption strategies of individual electricity buyers within a coalition. The decision problem each consumer faces is to find the optimal use of his space heating system with respect to change in electricity price and to his tolerance to indoor temperature variation. A mathematical model for this problem is defined. Physical parameters of example houses were gathered from an experimental field test conducted in Helsinki during the winter 1996. The coalition buys in the market at marginal cost. However, as marginal cost pricing may not always fulfill metering and communication needs of the members of the coalition, we consider Time-Of-Use (TOU) pricing within the coalition. Different groups of consumer behaviour are constructed to simulate this coalition. Optimal marginal tariff is used as a reference point to estimate the nearest TOU tariff within the coalition.

Raimo P. Hmlinen; Juha Mntysaari; Jukka Ruusunen; Pierre-olivier Pineau

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deregulation Provides Incentive to Conserve - New Meters at LCRA Offer a Closer Look at Facility Costs  

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Prior to Texas' electric utility deregulation, the Lower Colorado River Authority's (LCRA's) facilities and plant station service energy use was considered a cost of business - power consumed and never sold. Preparation for competition under Senate Bill 7 meant meters had to be placed at all of LCRA's generation facilities; electric bills followed for the first time in 2001. Plant managers now must include the metered cost for station service in their operating budgets. This change provided an important incentive to conserve. Senate Bill 5 set goals to reduce energy use by political entities such as LCRA. LCRA's in-house energy auditor had previously performed energy audits for LCRA's wholesale customers whose retail customers needed help to improve energy efficiency. LCRA energy services developed experience in contracting to install interval data recorder meters for its customers. Now this department is helping facility managers monitor their own energy use as they begin paying bills for the first time. Impacts of metering; case studies of plant and administrative facilities that requested audits; and implementation of recommended measures follow.

Roberts, M.; Knutsen, T.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The implications of deregulation for biomass and renewable energy in California. Revision  

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The California legislature took up electric utility deregulation legislation during 1996, culminating in AB 1890, California`s landmark restructuring legislation. The legislation created a transition funding program for renewables. No permanent program for the support of renewable energy production extending beyond the end of the transition period (2002) is included in AB 1890. AB 1890 assigned to the California Energy Commission (CEC) the task of determining how to allocate the renewables transition funds between existing and new renewable generating sources, and among the various renewable energy technologies that are available for deployment in California. The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) was assigned the task of reporting to the legislature about the specific benefits provided by biomass energy production in California, and about policies that could shift some of the cost of biomass energy production away from the electric ratepayer, on to beneficiaries of the environmental benefits of biomass energy production. This study describes the development of the CEC and Cal/EPA reports to the California legislature, and provides an analysis of the major issues that were encountered during the course of their development. The study concludes with a consideration of the future prospects for biomass and renewable energy production in the state.

Morris, G. [Future Resources Associates, Inc., Berkeley, CA (United States)

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-modal Transportation > Highway Transportation > Trucking > Railroad transportation > Public transit > Rural transportation > Rural transit > Freight pipeline transportation > Airport planning and development > Airport maintenance > Bicycle and pedes  

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Multi-modal Transportation > Highway Transportation > Trucking > Railroad transportation > Public transit > Rural transportation > Rural transit > Freight pipeline transportation > Airport planning and development > Airport maintenance > Bicycle and pedestrian > Ports and waterways >>> Transportation operat

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http://tti.tamu.edu Multi-modal Transportation > Highway Transportation > Trucking > Railroad transportation > Public transit > Rural transportation > Rural transit > Freight  

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http://tti.tamu.edu Multi-modal Transportation > Highway Transportation > Trucking > Railroad transportation > Public transit > Rural transportation > Rural transit > Freight pipeline transportation >>> Transportation operat > Freight traffic > Commodities > Travel time > Travel demand > http

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Energy Secretary Highlights One-Year Anniversary of the Energy...  

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Highlights One-Year Anniversary of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 at Iowa Wind Turbine Facility Energy Secretary Highlights One-Year Anniversary of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 at...

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Railroad accident report: Head-on collision between Iowa Interstate Railroad Extra 470 West and Extra 406 East with release of hazardous materials near Altoona, Iowa, on July 30, 1988. Irregular report  

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About 11:40 a.m. central daylight saving time on July 30, 1988, Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd. (IAIS) freight trains Extra 470 West and Extra 406 East collided head on within the yard limits of Altoona, Iowa, about 10 miles east of Des Moines, Iowa. All 5 locomotive units from both trains; 11 cars of Extra 406 East; and 3 cars, including two tank cars containing denatured alcohol, of Extra 470 West derailed. The denatured alcohol, which was released through the pressure relief valves and the manway domes of the two derailed tank cars, was ignited by the fire resulting from the collision of the locomotives. Both crew members of Extra 470 West were fatally injured; the two crew members of Extra 406 East were only slightly injured. The estimated damage (including lading) as a result of this accident exceeded $1 million. The major safety issues in the accident include operational methods employed by the IAIS, training and selection of train and engine personnel, supervisory oversight by the IAIS, design of closure fittings on hazardous materials rail tanks, and oversight of regional railroads by the Federal Railroad Administration.

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NREL: Technology Transfer - NREL Mission and CSP Highlighted ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer NREL Mission and CSP Highlighted in Innovation Magazine April 29, 2008. Laboratory Director ...

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EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report: 4th Quarter, FY08  

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This report outlines the science highlights, publications, and other happenings at EMSL in 4th quarter of FY08.

Showalter, Mary Ann

2008-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

362

Web Site Highlights 50 Years of NIST Contributions to Laser ...  

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Web Site Highlights 50 Years of NIST Contributions to Laser Science. For Immediate Release: December 15, 2009. ...

2010-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Contributions to Smart Grid Highlighted in White House ...  

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NIST Contributions to Smart Grid Highlighted in White House Report, Event. From NIST Tech Beat: June 13, 2011. ...

2011-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Alaska railroad's future freight market. Volume III. Final report 1 Jul 74-30 Apr 76  

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The study forecasts the freight market of the Alaska Railroad (ARR) due to natural resource development and pipeline construction in Alaska. This has been done through: (a) evaluation of those resources with commercial development potential which could generate rail service demand; and (b) development and analysis of petroleum development schedules and pipeline construction scenarios. Detailed price and market analysis of Alaskan coal and copper resources were performed. Forecasts of ARR traffic were based upon econometric relationships between the Alaskan economy and petroleum royalties and construction expenditures. Volume three provides a detailed review of ARR's recent freight market, pipeline construction scenarios and other activities which could significantly affect the ARR, and provides forecasts of the Alaska Railroad's freight traffic through 1990.

Hillegas, B.D.; Pernela, L.M.; Lewis, D.C.

1976-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Railroad system of Texas: A component of the state and national transportation infrastructure. Research report, September 1996--November 1998  

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Railroads continue to play an important role in the Texas transportation system. This study addresses the potential for implementing a rail planning process in the Texas Department of Transportation. The study is documented in three reports, produced in coordinated and parallel efforts by the Center for Transportation Research and the Texas Transportation Institute. This report documents the work performed by TTI, whereby a rail planning framework is presented which formalizes the planning process and presents the key elements as a series of discrete and logical steps. These steps may be used to guide TxDOT in the formation of goals, identification of issues and affected parties, selection of appropriate analytical methodologies, location of data sources, and implementation of results. The report also presents an in-depth discussion of several key issues facing transportation agencies. These include rail line abandonment, intermodal service planning, and urban rail rationalization. A discussion of the Texas rail system covers the Class 1 railroads, shortline railroads, Amtrak, and the Mexican rail system.

Roop, S.S.; Warner, J.E.; Rosa, D.; Dickinson, R.W.

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Utility of drill-stem tests in determination of the geothermal regime of Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada  

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Accurate representation of geothermal conditions is necessary to determine generation potential of source rocks buried in Railroad Valley. Boreholes, provide the best source of geothermal information, but formation temperature data must be screened for variations caused by drilling. Bottomhole temperatures from wireline logs are affected by initial formation conditions, drilling fluid that moves into the formation while drilling, and lag time between cessation of drilling fluid circulation and acquisition of logs. More accurate indicators of formation conditions are temperatures recorded during drill-stem tests, especially for tests that recovered large amounts of fluid. Over 130 drill-stem tests were examined to establish the viability of this source of data and to determine the geothermal conditions of the Railroad Valley basin. Results indicate that 500 feet or more of fluid recovery on a test is necessary to get a temperature recorded that is not influenced by drilling perturbations. The formation temperature data collected for Railroad Valley indicate the possibility of 2 thermal regimes. A low-temperature gradient regime is probably influenced by meteoric water. The high-temperature gradient regime probably reflects the regional heat flow associated with the thin crust of the Great Basin.

French, D.E. [Independent Geologist, Billings, MT (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Mercury retorting of calcine waste, contaminated soils and railroad ballast at the Idaho National Egineering Laboratory  

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The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) has been involved in nuclear reactor research and development for over 40 years. One of the earliest major projects involved the development of a nuclear powered aircraft engine, a long-term venture which used mercury as a shielding medium. Over the course of several years, a significant amount of mercury was spilled along the railroad tracks where the test engines were transported and stored. In addition, experiments with volume reduction of waste through a calcine process employing mercury as a catalyst resulted in mercury contaminated calcine waste. Both the calcine and Test Area North wastes have been identified in Department of Energy Action Memorandums to be retorted, thereby separating the mercury from the various contaminated media. Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company awarded the Mercury Retort contract to ETAS Corporation and assigned Parsons Engineering Science, Inc. to manage the treatment field activities. The mercury retort process entails a mobile unit which consists of four trailer-mounted subsystems requiring electricity, propane, and a water supply. This mobile system demonstrates an effective strategy for retorting waste and generating minimal secondary waste.

Cotten, G.B.; Rothermel, J.S. [Parsons Engineering Science, Inc., Houston, TX (United States); Sherwood, J. [Idaho National Engineering Lab., Idaho Falls, ID (United States); Heath, S.A.; Lo, T.Y.R. [ETAS Corporation (United States)

1996-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

368

NNSA highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th  

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highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th Anniversary of Last Underground Nuclear Test | 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 highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th ... NNSA highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th

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EIA highlights key factors in new energy and financial markets ...  

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Yesterday, EIA launched a new web-based assessment highlighting key factors that can affect crude oil prices called "Energy and Financial Markets: What Drives Crude ...

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Highlights Archive | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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structure as the host material breaks thermoelectric efficiency records by blocking thermal, but not electrical, conductivity. Read More 04.27.12Highlights High-Power...

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Video Highlights Development of Lab Technologies to Combat Global...  

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Video Highlights Development of Lab Technologies to Combat Global Poverty See video Click here to view this video Date: February 5, 2013 Presenter(s): Ashok Gadgil, Shashi...

372

Brookhaven Highlights, October 1, 1987--September 30, 1988  

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This report highlights Brookhaven National Laboratory's research activities for fiscal year 1988. Research programs range from physics and chemistry to medical and biology. (JF)

Rowe, M.S.; Cohen, A.; Seubert, L.; Horner Kuper, J.B. (eds.)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlights Year in Review - 2004 - U.S. Energy Information ...  

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Highlights Year in Review - 2004 International crude oil prices rose considerably dur-ing 2004. While many issues contributed to higher prices, perhaps the most ...

374

HIGHLIGHTS Fossil Energy Techline, "DOE Technology Monitors CO  

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HIGHLIGHTS Fossil Energy Techline, "DOE Technology Monitors CO 2 Injection in Australian Gas Field." On April 2, Australia launched the Otway Basin Pilot Project - the first carbon...

375

Department of Energy Official in Newark, Delaware, to Highlight...  

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Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner today highlighted DOE's selection of 13 industry-led solar technology development projects for negotiation of up to 168 million...

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Secretary of Energy and Rep. Chabot Highlight Clean Coal and...  

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(UC) highlighting the importance of science and technology in reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and touting America's robust economy. Secretary Bodman discussed President...

377

Low Dose Radiation Research Program Website ?? Highlighting...  

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Website Highlighting Low Dose Research Bill Morgan Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Abstract The Low Dose Radiation Research Programs website is found at http:...

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Low Dose Radiation Research Program Website ? Highlighting Low...  

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Research Program Website - Highlighting Low Dose Research Bill Morgan, Principal Investigator; Julie Wiley, Website Content Manager; Christine Novak, Webmaster The Low Dose...

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Secretary Chu to Tour Sandia National Laboratories and Highlight...  

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Tour Sandia National Laboratories and Highlight President Obama's State of the Union Blueprint to Build an Economy that Lasts Secretary Chu to Tour Sandia National Laboratories and...

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Highlights from Research Conducted at Bio-SANS | ORNL Neutron...  

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Highlights from Research Conducted at Bio-SANS Neutrons help shed light on critical protein activity that protects our DNA New detector array improves neutron count capability at...

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381

Brookhaven highlights, October 1, 1989--September 30, 1990  

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This report discusses research being conducted at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Highlights from all the department are illustrated. The main topics are on accelerator development and applications. (LSP)

Rowe, M.S.; Cohen, A.; Greenberg, D.; Seubert, L.; Kuper, J.B.H. (eds.)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Highlights from Research Conducted at CNCS | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Highlights from Research Conducted at CNCS Peering into Protein Dynamics Between a rock and a hard place: searching for a solid that flows like a liquid Unexpected Magnetic...

383

Lawrence Livermore research highlighted at AAAS annual meeting  

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Lawrence Livermore research highlighted at AAAS annual meeting Breanna Bishop, LLNL, (925) 423-9802, bishop33@llnl.gov Printer-friendly Mike Dunne, Debbie Callahan and...

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightSlidesJune2010V4.pptx  

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0 NERSC Science Highlights Silicon Uncommon in Deep Earth Objective: Investigate structural properties of silica (SiO 2 ) and other materials under extreme conditions....

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightSlidesDec09.pptx  

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December, 2009 NERSC Science Highlights Mitigating Global Climate Change Objective: Determine if global warming can still be diminished if society cuts emissions of greenhouse...

386

NERSC-ScienceHighlightSlidesSeptember2010.ppt  

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September, 2010 NERSC Science Highlights NERSC Scientific Accomplishments, Q3CY2010 2 Energy Resources State-of-the-art electronic structure and first-principles molecular-...

387

NNSA highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th  

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highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th Anniversary of Last Underground Nuclear Test | 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 highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th ... NNSA highlights Stockpile Stewardship Program, commemorates 20th

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Crew resource management training's effect on railroad crews' perceptions of task interdependence and teamwork  

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The accuracy and similarity of team members' perceptions regarding the interdependencies of their task as well as the criticality of teamwork behaviors is essential to team performance. Unfortunately, these perceptions are not always accurate or similar, which has led to calls for research evaluating the effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving these perceptions. The present study evaluated the accuracy and similarity of crew members' perceptions of task interdependence and teamwork in the U.S. railroad industry. Specifically, this study assessed (1) the effect of Crew Resource Management (CRM) training on the accuracy and similarity of locomotive and maintenance of way (MOW) crew members' perceptions and (2), the extent to which the accuracy and similarity of those perceptions are retained 2-years after training. The overall results of the present study suggests that CRM training is effective in increasing the accuracy and similarity of crew members' perceptions of team-relatedness (amount of task interdependence) and perceptions regarding the importance of teamwork. However, the effectiveness is often dependent on the metric used (i.e., accuracy vs. similarity), and the specific characteristics of the crew members (i.e., locomotive vs. MOW, higher vs. lower interpositional experience). Furthermore, the results suggest that training did not increase the accuracy or similarity of crew members' perceptions of team workflow pattern (form of task interdependence). Lastly, a small sample size and low power precluded the running of quantitative statistical analysis assessing the long-term retention of the accuracy and similarity of participants' perceptions of task interdependence or teamwork. However, for the sake of completeness, the means, standard deviations, and effect sizes are presented in the Appendix.

Kyte, Tobin Bruce

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ESRF HIGHLIGHTS 2005 X-RAY ABSORPTION AND MAGNETIC SCATTERING  

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96 ESRF HIGHLIGHTS 2005 X-RAY ABSORPTION AND MAGNETIC SCATTERING References [1] C. Antoniak, J to original phenomena. These effects are observed in charge-density wave (CDW) materials. Upon cooling of the screw like dislocation shown in Figure 121b. #12;97 HIGHLIGHTS 2005 ESRF X-RAY ABSORPTION AND MAGNETIC

Paris-Sud 11, Université de

390

Hustling While You Wait: The Politics of Energy and the Deregulation of Natural Gas, 1938-1993  

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The ability of the state versus societal groups to influence the formulation of policies has long been debated in political sociology. I suggest that historical contingency theory provides insight to resolve this debate. I evaluate the explanatory power of societycentered, state-centered and historically contingent theories of policy formation using the case of deregulation of the natural gas industry. I find that capitalists in the natural gas industry unified in response to capital accumulation crises and mobilized politically to change their institutional arrangements to restore and expand profitability. These changes, in turn, expanded state structures, creating powerful mechanisms for groups in society to leverage the state to obtain favorable policy outcomes. In the natural gas industry, the key state structure was the industrys regulatory body. Once this structure was created, the natural gas industry used it to leverage the state to incorporate deregulation into its national agenda. Thus, instead of increasing state autonomy, the creation and expansion of state structures undermines state autonomy and provides powerful groups in society with the means to control the policy formation process.

Walden, Rachel Nicole

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama  

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Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama Administration's Investments in American Energy and Innovation at Events Across the Nation Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama Administration's Investments in American Energy and Innovation at Events Across the Nation February 8, 2012 - 2:32pm Addthis Washington D.C. - This week, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman and other senior Energy Department officials will participate in events across the country to highlight America's investments in cutting-edge energy innovations that are laying the building blocks for an American economy built to last. The visits nationwide will highlight American-made energy resources like natural gas and biofuels, and

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Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama  

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Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama Administration's Investments in American Energy and Innovation at Events Across the Nation Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Highlight Obama Administration's Investments in American Energy and Innovation at Events Across the Nation February 8, 2012 - 2:32pm Addthis Washington D.C. - This week, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman and other senior Energy Department officials will participate in events across the country to highlight America's investments in cutting-edge energy innovations that are laying the building blocks for an American economy built to last. The visits nationwide will highlight American-made energy resources like natural gas and biofuels, and

393

Science Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Science Highlights Science Highlights Biological and Environmental Research (BER) BER Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Searchable Archive of BER Highlights External link Benefits of BER Funding Opportunities Biological & Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC) News & Resources Contact Information Biological and Environmental Research U.S. Department of Energy SC-23/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3251 F: (301) 903-5051 E: sc.ber@science.doe.gov More Information » Science Highlights Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Filter within BER Or press Esc Key to close. close Select all that apply. Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs) Biological Systems Science Division (BSSD) Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD)

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Fire protection of railroad tank cars carrying hazardous materials - analytical calculations and laboratory screening of thermal insulation candidates  

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In recent years there have been a number of incidents in which railroad tank cars carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) have been engulfed in fires. The LPG cars have ruptured from the fires, causing extensive property damage and loss of life. This report describes a laboratory screening program to select two thermal insulation candidates for use in future fire tests of fifth-scale and full scale LPG tank cars. Also included are analytical calculations to predict pressures and liquid levels in LPG tank cars being heated by fires.

Levine, D.; Dancer, D.M.

1972-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Sanderson, P., Memisevic, R., & Wong, B.-L. W. (2004). Analysing cognitive work of hydroelectricity generation in a dynamic deregulated market. Paper to be published in Proceedings of the 48th  

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electrical generation in the developed world is now conducted within deregulated energy markets, providing. The market component of the work domain analysis appears not to be readily amendable to breakdown); (Vicente, 1999) for hydroelectricity generation in a deregulated market in a way that usefully informs

Queensland, University of

396

Deregulating 'the rural'; threatening land management regime. Experiences of space in the Tuscan countryside  

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In this research the relationships between landownership and the use of rural land are investigated and analyzed through an empirical study, conducted in Tuscany, which was based on interviews with landowners. Through the development of farmers' typologies, the results highlight a general process of decoupling form land, which appears through disinvestments in farming activity and changing the intended uses of rural land and buildings. The dynamic of liberalization (and urbanization) of rural space arises challenges to the future of land management system, which seems to be going to suffer a radical restructuring. Another relevant and connected issue emerges by this case study, that is the volatility of rural land development practices.

Orsini, Stefano

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

President Obama Highlights Energy Department Efficiency Training Centers  

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Highlights Energy Department Efficiency Training Highlights Energy Department Efficiency Training Centers That Save U.S. Manufacturers $5.6 Billion President Obama Highlights Energy Department Efficiency Training Centers That Save U.S. Manufacturers $5.6 Billion February 23, 2012 - 2:49pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - During a visit to the University of Miami to highlight his administration's all-out, all-of-the-above approach to American energy, President Obama today touted the Energy Department's cost-cutting Industrial Assessment Program. The program supports university-based Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) across the country, which provide students with critical skills and training to conduct energy assessments in a broad range of facilities, while producing real cost savings for small to mid-size manufacturers. To date, these assessments have helped save over

398

Secretary Chu to Tour Sandia National Laboratories and Highlight President  

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Secretary Chu to Tour Sandia National Laboratories and Highlight Secretary Chu to Tour Sandia National Laboratories and Highlight President Obama's State of the Union Blueprint to Build an Economy that Lasts Secretary Chu to Tour Sandia National Laboratories and Highlight President Obama's State of the Union Blueprint to Build an Economy that Lasts January 25, 2012 - 2:36pm Addthis Washington D.C. - On Thursday, January 26, Energy Secretary Steven Chu will travel to Albuquerque, N.M., to highlight President Obama's State of the Union address and discuss the Obama Administration's commitment to energy innovation and advanced manufacturing. Secretary Chu will join U.S. Congressman Martin Heinrich on a tour of Sandia National Laboratories' National Solar Thermal Test Facility, which is working to advance industry collaboration on clean energy technologies.

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Science Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Science Highlights Science Highlights Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) FES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of FES Funding Opportunities Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Fusion Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-24/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4941 F: (301) 903-8584 E: sc.fes@science.doe.gov More Information » Science Highlights Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Filter by Performer Or press Esc Key to close. close Select all that apply. University DOE Laboratory Industry SC User Facilities ASCR User Facilities [+] Options « ASCR User Facilities National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF)

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Science Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Highlights Highlights High Energy Physics (HEP) HEP Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of HEP Funding Opportunities Advisory Committees News & Resources Contact Information High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy SC-25/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3624 F: (301) 903-2597 E: sc.hep@science.doe.gov More Information » Science Highlights Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Filter by Performer Or press Esc Key to close. close Select all that apply. University DOE Laboratory Industry SC User Facilities ASCR User Facilities [+] Options « ASCR User Facilities National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)

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Department of Energy Official in Newark, Delaware, to Highlight $168  

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Official in Newark, Delaware, to Highlight Official in Newark, Delaware, to Highlight $168 Million for Solar Energy Projects Department of Energy Official in Newark, Delaware, to Highlight $168 Million for Solar Energy Projects March 16, 2007 - 12:00pm Addthis Funding will help further President Bush's Solar America Initiative NEWARK, DE - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner today highlighted DOE's selection of 13 industry-led solar technology development projects for negotiation of up to $168 million (FY'07-'09), subject to appropriation from Congress. These solar projects serve as the centerpiece of the President's Solar America Initiative (SAI), which aims to make solar energy cost-competitive with conventional forms of electricity by 2015 - helping

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Science Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Highlights Highlights Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » Science Highlights Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Filter within BES Or press Esc Key to close. close Select all that apply. Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division (CSGB) Materials Sciences and Engineering Division (MSE) Scientific User Facilities Division (SUF) Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Energy Innovation Hubs (Hubs)

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Meadville, Pennsylvania's Allegheny College Highlighted by U.S. Energy  

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Meadville, Pennsylvania's Allegheny College Highlighted by U.S. Meadville, Pennsylvania's Allegheny College Highlighted by U.S. Energy Department for Its Investments in Clean Energy Meadville, Pennsylvania's Allegheny College Highlighted by U.S. Energy Department for Its Investments in Clean Energy September 20, 2012 - 1:23pm Addthis News Media Department of Energy (202) 586-4940 Allegheny College (814) 332-5950 WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released its third video in the "Clean Energy in Our Community" video series, highlighting clean energy investments by Allegheny College, located in northwest Pennsylvania. The school's investments in energy efficiency and sustainability, along with its support for clean, renewable fuels, are benefiting residents and workers across Meadville, a town of about 13,000

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EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report 2nd Quarter FY08  

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Quarterly Highlights Report: 2 Quarterly Highlights Report: 2 nd Quarter, FY08 1 The W.R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national scientific user facility located at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington. EMSL is operated by PNNL for the DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research. At one location, EMSL offers a comprehensive array of leading-edge resources and expertise. Access to the instrumentation and expertise is obtained on a peer-reviewed proposal basis. Users are participants on accepted proposals. Staff members work with users to expedite access. The EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report documents research and activities of EMSL staff and users. Research Highlights Atmospheric Aerosol Chemistry

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Science Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Science Highlights Science Highlights Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) ASCR Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of ASCR Funding Opportunities Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) News & Resources Contact Information Advanced Scientific Computing Research U.S. Department of Energy SC-21/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-7486 F: (301) 903-4846 E: sc.ascr@science.doe.gov More Information » Science Highlights Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Filter by Performer Or press Esc Key to close. close Select all that apply. University DOE Laboratory Industry SC User Facilities ASCR User Facilities [+] Options « ASCR User Facilities National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)

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Secretary Bodman in India Highlights Clean Energy Investment and Innovation  

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India Highlights Clean Energy Investment and India Highlights Clean Energy Investment and Innovation as Key to Energy Security and Economic Growth Secretary Bodman in India Highlights Clean Energy Investment and Innovation as Key to Energy Security and Economic Growth March 20, 2007 - 11:37am Addthis Secretary Bodman and Prime Minister Singh To Meet To Discuss U.S - India Energy Cooperation NEW DELHI, INDIA - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today delivered remarks in New Delhi to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on the U.S. and India's bilateral energy relationship highlighting joint efforts to ensure a peaceful, prosperous, and environmentally responsible energy future. Secretary Bodman began his three-day visit to India where he met with U.S. business leaders and senior

407

Secretary Bodman in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy Cooperation |  

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Secretary Bodman in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy Secretary Bodman in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy Cooperation Secretary Bodman in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy Cooperation March 22, 2006 - 12:10pm Addthis MUMBAI, INDIA - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today met with Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy, in Mumbai to address the United States and India's nuclear cooperation and highlight the countries' ongoing partnership to advance global energy security. Earlier today, Secretary Bodman met with U.S. and Indian venture capitalists to discuss opportunities for investment in clean energy technologies. Secretary Bodman also participated in a roundtable discussion with nuclear industry leaders on the private sector's role in expanding access to clean, safe, and reliable nuclear energy across the

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DOE Highlights Clean Energy Jobs, Announces Major New Energy Efficiency  

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Highlights Clean Energy Jobs, Announces Major New Energy Highlights Clean Energy Jobs, Announces Major New Energy Efficiency Milestone DOE Highlights Clean Energy Jobs, Announces Major New Energy Efficiency Milestone September 21, 2011 - 10:23am Addthis Washington, D.C. - One day before Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman highlights the clean energy jobs created with support from the Obama Administration, the Energy Department announced that the weatherization program under the Recovery Act has now made more than 500,000 low-income homes nationwide more energy-efficient. The weatherization program is helping families save hundreds of dollars a year on their energy bills, while employing more than 14,000 workers across the country and countless others throughout the supply chain. The Department of Energy also today released a new video showing the

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Secretary Bodman Meets with Egyptian President Mubarak to Highlight Energy  

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

Egyptian President Mubarak to Highlight Egyptian President Mubarak to Highlight Energy Cooperation Secretary Bodman Meets with Egyptian President Mubarak to Highlight Energy Cooperation January 23, 2008 - 10:53am Addthis Underscores Egypt's Support for GNEP and Encourages Policies that Attract Energy Investment CAIRO, EGYPT - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today met with Egyptian President Muhammad Hosni Said Mubarak where he reaffirmed the two nations' long-standing economic and energy partnership on his final stop in the Middle East of a ten day, six-nation swing through the Middle East and Europe. During his meeting with President Mubarak, Secretary Bodman highlighted the importance of Egypt's participation in the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) and acknowledged Egypt's efforts to promote

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Secretary Chu Highlights Recovery Act Tax Credits for Home Energy  

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Secretary Chu Highlights Recovery Act Tax Credits for Home Energy Secretary Chu Highlights Recovery Act Tax Credits for Home Energy Efficiency Improvements Secretary Chu Highlights Recovery Act Tax Credits for Home Energy Efficiency Improvements March 26, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis ERIE, Pa. - Today while visiting Seaway Manufacturing Corporation - an energy efficient window manufacturing company in Erie, Pa. - Secretary Chu highlighted the tax credits available to American families as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Taxpayers are eligible for up to $1,500 in tax credits for a range of home energy efficiency improvements - such as adding insulation, installing energy efficient windows, or replacing water heaters. "Investing in energy efficiency is one of the quickest and most cost-effective ways reduce the energy bills in your home," said Secretary

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Secretary Chu Highlights Support for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency  

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

Highlights Support for Clean Energy and Energy Highlights Support for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in Indian Country Secretary Chu Highlights Support for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in Indian Country November 5, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Today at the White House Tribal Nations Conference, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu highlighted the Department of Energy's continued commitment to partnering with Native Americans to support the development of clean energy projects on tribal lands that will help reduce energy use, limit carbon pollution, and create new jobs for tribal communities across the country. "The Department of Energy is committed to partnering with tribal communities to help them meet their energy needs through clean energy and energy efficiency technologies," said Secretary Chu. "Clean energy projects

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Secretary Bodman in Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Investments to  

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

Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Investments to Advance America's Innovation Secretary Bodman in Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Investments to Advance America's Innovation April 11, 2007 - 12:36pm Addthis ROMEOVILLE, IL - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman today joined Rep. Judy Biggert (IL-13th) at a technology firm in Illinois to highlight scientific research investments that have led to partnerships between DOE's National laboratories and private industry. At Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc., Secretary Bodman touted the key contributions of scientists and engineers across the country and the importance of sustaining innovation and entrepreneurship in advancing energy and economic security. "Moving technologies from the laboratory setting to commercial

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DOE Releases New Video on Electric Vehicles, Highlights Administration  

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New Video on Electric Vehicles, Highlights New Video on Electric Vehicles, Highlights Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech DOE Releases New Video on Electric Vehicles, Highlights Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech January 9, 2012 - 5:05pm Addthis Washington D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will travel to Detroit, Mich., this week to highlight the Obama Administration's support for the American automobile industry and the role investing in innovation will play in keeping U.S. workers and companies competitive. Last year, after seven straight years of decline, American auto manufacturers rebounded thanks in part to support from the Administration. Today, the Department of Energy also released a new video, "Energy 101:

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Secretary Bodman in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy Cooperation |  

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

in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy Cooperation Secretary Bodman in Mumbai to Highlight Civil Nuclear Energy Cooperation March 22, 2006 - 12:10pm Addthis MUMBAI, INDIA - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today met with Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy, in Mumbai to address the United States and India's nuclear cooperation and highlight the countries' ongoing partnership to advance global energy security. Earlier today, Secretary Bodman met with U.S. and Indian venture capitalists to discuss opportunities for investment in clean energy technologies. Secretary Bodman also participated in a roundtable discussion with nuclear industry leaders on the private sector's role in expanding access to clean, safe, and reliable nuclear energy across the

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Secretary Bodman Highlights Advanced Energy Initiative in Peoria, IL |  

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

Bodman Highlights Advanced Energy Initiative in Peoria, Bodman Highlights Advanced Energy Initiative in Peoria, IL Secretary Bodman Highlights Advanced Energy Initiative in Peoria, IL April 6, 2006 - 10:15am Addthis PEORIA, IL - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today highlighted the goals of President Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative after consulting on an energy savings assessment at Caterpillar Inc.'s manufacturing facility in Peoria, Illinois. To answer President Bush's call for Americans to be more energy efficient, the Department of Energy (DOE) is conducting no-cost energy assessments at 200 of the nation's most energy-intensive manufacturing facilities to identify energy- and money-saving opportunities. "President Bush has called on all Americans to be more energy efficient. Private industry is joining the federal government in taking a leading role

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Energy Secretary Highlights Hydrogen Fuel Initiative In Western New York |  

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

Highlights Hydrogen Fuel Initiative In Western New Highlights Hydrogen Fuel Initiative In Western New York Energy Secretary Highlights Hydrogen Fuel Initiative In Western New York February 23, 2006 - 12:23pm Addthis HONEOYE FALLS, NY - Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman highlighted President Bush's $1.2 billion, five-year commitment to the Hydrogen Fuel Initiative while visiting General Motors Fuel Cell Activities in western New York today. As part of President Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 budget request for the Hydrogen Fuel Initiative is being increased by $53 million over FY 2006 to $289.5 million. "Developing hydrogen as a key energy source for automobiles is an important step in diversifying our nation's energy mix," Secretary Bodman said. "If

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Physical and Life Sciences 2008 Science & Technology Highlights  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document highlights the outstanding research and development activities in the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate that made news in 2008. It also summarizes the awards and recognition received by members of the Directorate in 2008.

Correll, D L; Hazi, A U

2009-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

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EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report: FY 2008, 3rd Quarter  

SciTech Connect

The EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report covers the science, staff and user recognition, and publication activities that occurred during the 1st quarter (October 2007 - December 2007) of Fiscal Year 2008.

Showalter, Mary Ann

2008-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Agenda Highlights: 2012 DOE-NRC NMMSS Annual User Training  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Agenda as of February 2, 2012 Agenda Highlights: 2012 DOE-NRC NMMSS Annual User Training Date Morning Sessions (8:30 am - 12 pm) Afternoon Sessions (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm) Monday May...

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Department of Energy Official in Newark, Delaware, to Highlight...  

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

Energy Andy Karsner today highlighted DOE's selection of 13 industry-led solar technology development projects for negotiation of up to 168 million (FY'07-'09), subject to...

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EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research | Department of  

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EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research December 6, 2010 - 5:47pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs For the past year, .EDUconnections has been the Office of Science and Technical Information's online portal for highlighting some of the amazing scientific research being done at our nation's universities and colleges. They're helping get the message out about how research and technical advancements through Department of Energy sponsored programs are propelling our future workforce to new discoveries in science, engineering, mathematics and many other technical disciplines. This month they're pleased to spotlight Arizona State University. ASU's

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EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research | Department of  

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

EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research EDUconnections Highlights Arizona State University Research December 6, 2010 - 5:47pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs For the past year, .EDUconnections has been the Office of Science and Technical Information's online portal for highlighting some of the amazing scientific research being done at our nation's universities and colleges. They're helping get the message out about how research and technical advancements through Department of Energy sponsored programs are propelling our future workforce to new discoveries in science, engineering, mathematics and many other technical disciplines. This month they're pleased to spotlight Arizona State University. ASU's

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Microsoft Word - LiFe battery highlight long bh  

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

Science Highlight - May 2013 Mesoscale Phase Distribution in Li-ion Battery Electrode Materials Li-ion batteries are regarded as key devices in the effort to develop efficient...

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Energy Secretary Chu in Philadelphia to Highlight Investments in Clean  

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Secretary Chu in Philadelphia to Highlight Investments in Secretary Chu in Philadelphia to Highlight Investments in Clean Energy Innovation Energy Secretary Chu in Philadelphia to Highlight Investments in Clean Energy Innovation January 20, 2012 - 10:16am Addthis Washington D.C. - Energy Secretary Steven Chu will highlight the Obama Administration's investments in clean energy innovation during remarks at the 2012 Franklin Founders Award ceremony today, January 20, in Philadelphia, Penn. Secretary Chu will receive the award, which is given each year in honor of Benjamin Franklin's birthday to an individual who has made significant contributions to one of Franklin's fields of interest, including energy research and development. ‪ WHAT: Energy Secretary Chu to Receive Award, Deliver Remarks WHEN: Friday, January 20, 2012

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INTERLINE 5.0 -- An expanded railroad routing model: Program description, methodology, and revised user`s manual  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A rail routine model, INTERLINE, has been developed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to investigate potential routes for transporting radioactive materials. In Version 5.0, the INTERLINE routing algorithms have been enhanced to include the ability to predict alternative routes, barge routes, and population statistics for any route. The INTERLINE railroad network is essentially a computerized rail atlas describing the US railroad system. All rail lines, with the exception of industrial spurs, are included in the network. Inland waterways and deep water routes along with their interchange points with the US railroadsystem are also included. The network contains over 15,000 rail and barge segments (links) and over 13,000 stations, interchange points, ports, and other locations (nodes). The INTERLINE model has been converted to operate on an IBM-compatible personal computer. At least a 286 computer with a hard disk containing approximately 6 MB of free space is recommended. Enhanced program performance will be obtained by using arandom-access memory drive on a 386 or 486 computer.

Johnson, P.E.; Joy, D.S. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Clarke, D.B.; Jacobi, J.M. [Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States). Transportation Center

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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To appear in: Journal of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, IMACS/Elsevier Science A Simulation Tool for Combined Rail/Road Transport  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A Simulation Tool for Combined Rail/Road Transport in Intermodal Terminals Andrea E. Rizzolia,*, Nicoletta and they can support the current flows of freight. On the other hand, the growth of freight transport shows or given as a deterministic input. The simulator can be used to simulate both a single terminal and a rail

Gambardella, Luca Maria

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SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium |  

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SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium September 26, 2013 - 10:20am Addthis The hallmark of the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium was the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) awards ceremony, recognizing six women for their leadership and mentorship in clean energy fields. C3E award recipients (left to right): Kristen Graf, Kirstin Gunderson, Milo Werner, Rebecca Stanfield, Maxine Savitz (C3E 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient), Erica Mackie. Not pictured: Katherine Lucey. | Photo by Justin Knight. The hallmark of the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium was the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) awards ceremony, recognizing six

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Secretary Chu Highlights Recovery Act Cleanup Progress | Department of  

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Highlights Recovery Act Cleanup Progress Highlights Recovery Act Cleanup Progress Secretary Chu Highlights Recovery Act Cleanup Progress March 23, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis OAK RIDGE, TENN. - Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department's Environmental Management program has spent more than $1.5 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds on cleanup projects around the country - 25 percent of the program's total - creating an estimated 14,400 jobs since the start of the Recovery Act. "Because of the Recovery Act, programs around the country have been able to expand, hire and continue our important cleanup work," said Secretary Chu. "These investments have played a key role in helping local economies recover, creating jobs and supporting small businesses in dozens of

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Waste Management Magazine Highlights Nevada National Security Site |  

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

Management Magazine Highlights Nevada National Security Site Management Magazine Highlights Nevada National Security Site Waste Management Magazine Highlights Nevada National Security Site March 28, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis A worker at NNSS handles large, high-powered batteries called radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs), which are discussed in the recent article on the NNSS in RadWaste Solutions magazine. Like most low-level waste, RTGs disposed of at the NNSS were handled without any special equipment or clothing because of the relatively low dose rate levels. A worker at NNSS handles large, high-powered batteries called radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs), which are discussed in the recent article on the NNSS in RadWaste Solutions magazine. Like most low-level waste, RTGs disposed of at the NNSS were handled without any special equipment or

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Scientific Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Scientific Scientific Highlights Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About User Facilities Accelerator & Detector Research & Development Principal Investigators' Meetings Scientific Highlights Construction Projects BES Home Scientific Highlights Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) was formed in June 1977 and has been at the forefront of scientific discovery since the middle of the 20th century. The BES research programs are rooted in the Nation's research efforts to win World War II that predate the establishment of the Atomic Energy Commission in 1946. The goals of the early U.S. science programs that evolved into BES were to explore fundamental phenomena, create scientific knowledge, and provide unique user facilities necessary for

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Scientific Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Scientific Scientific Highlights Materials Sciences and Engineering (MSE) Division MSE Home About Research Areas Scientific Highlights Reports and Activities Principal Investigators' Meetings BES Home Scientific Highlights Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) was formed in June 1977 and has been at the forefront of scientific discovery since the middle of the 20th century. The BES research programs are rooted in the Nation's research efforts to win World War II that predate the establishment of the Atomic Energy Commission in 1946. The goals of the early U.S. science programs that evolved into BES were to explore fundamental phenomena, create scientific knowledge, and provide unique user facilities necessary for conducting basic research. These overarching goals have not changed.

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Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes | Department of  

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

Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes December 11, 2012 - 5:04pm Addthis Last week, Better Buildings Challenge partners and others discussed how these organizations are successfully making energy efficiency a key part of how they do business. | Photo courtesy of Monica Neukomm, Energy Department. Last week, Better Buildings Challenge partners and others discussed how these organizations are successfully making energy efficiency a key part of how they do business. | Photo courtesy of Monica Neukomm, Energy Department. Maria Tikoff Vargas Director, Department of Energy Better Buildings Challenge What are the key facts? The Better Buildings Challenge helps America's commercial and

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EM Highlights Advisory Board Contributions | Department of Energy  

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

Highlights Advisory Board Contributions Highlights Advisory Board Contributions EM Highlights Advisory Board Contributions March 5, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Participants in the session on Advisory Board contributions to the EM program included, left to right, Karen Guevara, Savannah River Site; Ralph Phelps, Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board; Cate Alexander, EM; Eric Roberts, EHI Consultants; Dave Adler, Oak Ridge site; and Ralph Young, Paducah Citizens Advisory Board. Participants in the session on Advisory Board contributions to the EM program included, left to right, Karen Guevara, Savannah River Site; Ralph Phelps, Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board; Cate Alexander, EM; Eric Roberts, EHI Consultants; Dave Adler, Oak Ridge site; and Ralph Young, Paducah Citizens Advisory Board.

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Community College Highlights Paducah Site Groundwater Model | Department of  

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

Community College Highlights Paducah Site Groundwater Model Community College Highlights Paducah Site Groundwater Model Community College Highlights Paducah Site Groundwater Model May 8, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Steve Hampson of the University of Kentucky, left to right, West Kentucky Community & Technical College President Dr. Barbara Veazey, Paducah Junior College Board of Trustees member Ken Wheeler and Buz Smith of the DOE Paducah Site Office examine a DOE Paducah Site groundwater model exhibit at the West Kentucky Community & Technical College Emerging Technology Center. Steve Hampson of the University of Kentucky, left to right, West Kentucky Community & Technical College President Dr. Barbara Veazey, Paducah Junior College Board of Trustees member Ken Wheeler and Buz Smith of the DOE Paducah Site Office examine a DOE Paducah Site groundwater model exhibit at

435

Energy Department Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Showcase  

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

Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Showcase Project in Tennessee Energy Department Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Showcase Project in Tennessee April 17, 2013 - 10:27am Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON -- As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to lowering energy bills for U.S. businesses, the Energy Department today recognized Nissan's participation in the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge and its showcase project at the company's new energy efficient paint plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson joined officials from Tennessee and Nissan on a tour of the Smyrna paint plant, which opened in January and is expected to cut energy use by almost a third compared to its predecessor.

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September 25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility Partnership  

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

25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility 25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities September 25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities September 20, 2013 - 8:16pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. "The future utility's resource portfolio will likely be a hybrid of centralized power plants, distributed generation, microgrids, and demand response programs," said Randy Manion, Renewable Energy Program Manager

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Energy Department Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Showcase  

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

Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Showcase Project in Tennessee Energy Department Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Showcase Project in Tennessee April 17, 2013 - 10:27am Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON -- As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to lowering energy bills for U.S. businesses, the Energy Department today recognized Nissan's participation in the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge and its showcase project at the company's new energy efficient paint plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson joined officials from Tennessee and Nissan on a tour of the Smyrna paint plant, which opened in January and is expected to cut energy use by almost a third compared to its predecessor.

438

Energy Department Highlights Commissioning of Innovative Fuel Cell System  

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

Highlights Commissioning of Innovative Fuel Cell Highlights Commissioning of Innovative Fuel Cell System at U.S. Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground Energy Department Highlights Commissioning of Innovative Fuel Cell System at U.S. Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground November 17, 2011 - 4:34pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy today recognized the commissioning of an innovative fuel cell system at the United States Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, which will supply the facility with emergency backup power. The four-stack system is one of the first of 18 fuel cells to be installed and operated at military bases across the country under an interagency partnership between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Defense (DOD). A ribbon cutting ceremony held at the base yesterday was led by Major General Nick Justice, Commander of the Army's

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Under Secretary of Energy Highlights Advanced Energy Technologies to  

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

Highlights Advanced Energy Technologies Highlights Advanced Energy Technologies to Sustain America's Economic Growth Under Secretary of Energy Highlights Advanced Energy Technologies to Sustain America's Economic Growth June 2, 2006 - 2:12pm Addthis HONEOYE FALLS, NY - U.S. Under Secretary of Energy David Garman today visited the General Motors (GM) Advanced Technologies Facility in Honeoye Falls, New York, with Rep. Randy Kuhl (NY-29th), to tour the facility and view new advanced energy technologies such as hydrogen fuel cells. Under Secretary Garman discussed the importance of the development of hydrogen and other renewable energy sources as a key to diversifying our nation's energy mix. The advancement of hydrogen is a key element of President Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative (AEI), which seeks to invest in the

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Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology |  

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

Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology January 18, 2013 - 4:52pm Addthis Excited attendees flood into the Central Hall exhibits to see the latest and greatest in technology at the 2013 International CES. | 2013 International CES Excited attendees flood into the Central Hall exhibits to see the latest and greatest in technology at the 2013 International CES. | 2013 International CES Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Watch for the new sustainable technologies displayed at CES this year. Energy savings aren't all about efficient heating and cooling these days.

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NREL: Science and Technology - Science and Technology Highlights  

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Science and Technology Highlights Science and Technology Highlights NREL researchers' accomplishments in fundamental energy science contribute to a clean energy future for the nation. Take a look at recent technical highlights and learn about the key results and impacts in NREL's energy science research involving: Solar Photo of a large photovoltaic array. January 2014 Technique Reveals Critical Physics in Deep Regions of Solar Cells NREL's improved time-resolved photoluminescence method measures minority-carrier lifetime deep within photovoltaic samples to help develop more efficient solar cells. System Advisor Model Includes Analysis of Hybrid CSP Option NREL has created an analytical model to study a hybrid power option-concentrating solar power coupled with natural-gas-powered generation.

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Scientific Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Scientific Scientific Highlights Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences (CSGB) Division CSGB Home About Research Areas Scientific Highlights Reports & Activities Principal Investigators' Meetings BES Home Scientific Highlights Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) was formed in June 1977 and has been at the forefront of scientific discovery since the middle of the 20th century. The BES research programs are rooted in the Nation's research efforts to win World War II that predate the establishment of the Atomic Energy Commission in 1946. The goals of the early U.S. science programs that evolved into BES were to explore fundamental phenomena, create scientific knowledge, and provide unique user facilities necessary for

443

EM Highlights Advisory Board Contributions | Department of Energy  

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

EM Highlights Advisory Board Contributions EM Highlights Advisory Board Contributions EM Highlights Advisory Board Contributions March 5, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Participants in the session on Advisory Board contributions to the EM program included, left to right, Karen Guevara, Savannah River Site; Ralph Phelps, Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board; Cate Alexander, EM; Eric Roberts, EHI Consultants; Dave Adler, Oak Ridge site; and Ralph Young, Paducah Citizens Advisory Board. Participants in the session on Advisory Board contributions to the EM program included, left to right, Karen Guevara, Savannah River Site; Ralph Phelps, Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board; Cate Alexander, EM; Eric Roberts, EHI Consultants; Dave Adler, Oak Ridge site; and Ralph Young, Paducah Citizens Advisory Board.

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May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional Transmission  

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

May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional Transmission Planning Efforts May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional Transmission Planning Efforts May 24, 2013 - 3:41pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, "Regional Transmission Planning," on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Speakers from WAPA's Rocky Mountain Region, its Upper Great Plains Region, and WestConnect will provide an overview of various interconnection-based regional transmission planning efforts. Helpful background information on

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Hanford Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Schedule  

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

Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Schedule Targets Hanford Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Schedule Targets August 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin speaks during the operational kickoff event for the 200 West Pump and Treat System this month. EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin speaks during the operational kickoff event for the 200 West Pump and Treat System this month. An aerial view of the 200 West Pump and Treat System at the Hanford site. An aerial view of the 200 West Pump and Treat System at the Hanford site. EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin speaks during the operational kickoff event for the 200 West Pump and Treat System this month.

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Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology |  

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

Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology January 18, 2013 - 4:52pm Addthis Excited attendees flood into the Central Hall exhibits to see the latest and greatest in technology at the 2013 International CES. | 2013 International CES Excited attendees flood into the Central Hall exhibits to see the latest and greatest in technology at the 2013 International CES. | 2013 International CES Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Watch for the new sustainable technologies displayed at CES this year. Energy savings aren't all about efficient heating and cooling these days.

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May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional Transmission  

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

May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional Transmission Planning Efforts May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional Transmission Planning Efforts May 24, 2013 - 3:41pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, "Regional Transmission Planning," on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Speakers from WAPA's Rocky Mountain Region, its Upper Great Plains Region, and WestConnect will provide an overview of various interconnection-based regional transmission planning efforts. Helpful background information on

448

Hanford Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Schedule  

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

Hanford Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Hanford Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Schedule Targets Hanford Facility Highlights EM's Success in Meeting Cost and Schedule Targets August 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin speaks during the operational kickoff event for the 200 West Pump and Treat System this month. EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin speaks during the operational kickoff event for the 200 West Pump and Treat System this month. An aerial view of the 200 West Pump and Treat System at the Hanford site. An aerial view of the 200 West Pump and Treat System at the Hanford site. EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin speaks during the operational kickoff event for the 200 West Pump and Treat System this month.

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Secretary Chu and Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation | Department of  

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

Secretary Chu and Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation Secretary Chu and Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation Secretary Chu and Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation August 24, 2010 - 9:55am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Later Today, Secretary Chu will join Vice President Biden at the White House to unveil a report that offers fresh analysis on how Recovery Act investments are impacting innovation, science and technology. Tune into the video stream below at 10:45 AM EDT to watch as Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu outline how these Recovery Act investments will help make cutting-edge technologies more affordable in the marketplace and in turn spur further economic growth and job creation. You can also send your thoughts and questions directly to the White House

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Secretary Chu and Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation | Department of  

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Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation Secretary Chu and Vice President Biden Highlight Innovation August 24, 2010 - 9:55am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Later Today, Secretary Chu will join Vice President Biden at the White House to unveil a report that offers fresh analysis on how Recovery Act investments are impacting innovation, science and technology. Tune into the video stream below at 10:45 AM EDT to watch as Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu outline how these Recovery Act investments will help make cutting-edge technologies more affordable in the marketplace and in turn spur further economic growth and job creation. You can also send your thoughts and questions directly to the White House

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September 25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility Partnership  

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

September 25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility September 25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities September 25 Webinar to Highlight Potential Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities September 20, 2013 - 8:16pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. "The future utility's resource portfolio will likely be a hybrid of centralized power plants, distributed generation, microgrids, and demand response programs," said Randy Manion, Renewable Energy Program Manager

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DOE's National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of GNEP |  

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National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of GNEP DOE's National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of GNEP May 2, 2006 - 10:29am Addthis WASHINGTON , DC - Directors of nine of the Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories today announced their support for the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) and discussed the collaboration among the labs in carrying out the partnership. GNEP, part of President Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative, will support advanced technologies to recycle spent nuclear fuel and promote emissions-free nuclear energy in a more proliferation-resistant manner. President Bush has requested $250 million in fiscal year (FY) 2007 for GNEP. "The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership demonstrates the enormous role that

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Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Bring Energy  

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Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Bring Energy Efficient Options to Your Doorstep Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Bring Energy Efficient Options to Your Doorstep July 1, 2011 - 10:00am Addthis Roland Risser Roland Risser Program Director, Building Technologies Office Today when you're walking through a home improvement store, you may notice something has changed. As you gaze down those towering aisles, it's clear you have choices for upgrading anything in your home, but more recently many of those options are energy efficient, reasonably priced and can provide benefits such as increasing the comfort and decreasing the health risks of your home or office. By saving energy, you can save money. To help bring these new or improved products to market and provide better

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Photon Sciences Directorate | 2010 Annual Report | Science Highlights  

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Science Highlights Science Highlights In FY10, Photon Sciences staff and users published 893 articles in journals, conference proceedings, reports, books, dissertations, and patents. Almost 20 percent were published in premiere journals (those that have an impact factor of 6 or greater). The following highlights are representative of this extensive and diverse research, ranging from the creation of new catalysts for alternative energy production to the exploration of the inner workings of diseases like tuberculosis and cancer. FY10 Publication Count Pub Type Total Staff Total Pubs 893 110 Total Journals 747 84 Peer Reviewed Journals 724 81 Peer Reviewed Premier Journals 165 21 Conference Proceedings 68 18 Reports: Technical, Formal, Informal 2 2 Books / Book Chapters 18 4

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FRIDAY: Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los Angeles  

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Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los Angeles Electric Vehicle Deployment Success FRIDAY: Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los Angeles Electric Vehicle Deployment Success May 12, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - On Friday, May 13, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to celebrate the city's success in electric vehicle and EV infrastructure deployment. The officials will be joined by Coulomb Technologies Chief Technical Officer and founder Richard Lowenthal to discuss the expansion of charging stations in Los Angeles and across the country and how such progress will help reduce the nation's dependence on imported oil. On Sunday, the Secretary will deliver the principal commencement address at

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DOE Announces $160 Million for Biorefinery Construction and Highlights New  

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$160 Million for Biorefinery Construction and $160 Million for Biorefinery Construction and Highlights New Agricultural Program to Promote Biofuels DOE Announces $160 Million for Biorefinery Construction and Highlights New Agricultural Program to Promote Biofuels February 22, 2006 - 12:11pm Addthis Funding Paves the Way for Diversifying America's Energy Mix DECATUR, IL - Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman, today announced $160 million in cost-shared funding over three years to construct up to three biorefineries in the United States. The Secretary made the announcement while visiting the Archer Daniels Midland Ethanol Plant, his second of four stops to promote the Advanced Energy Initiative announced by President Bush in his State of the Union address. Secretary Bodman also highlighted the United States Department of Agriculture's announcement today of almost $188

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Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Bring Energy  

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

Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Bring Energy Efficient Options to Your Doorstep Breakthroughs Report Highlights Energy Department's Efforts to Bring Energy Efficient Options to Your Doorstep July 1, 2011 - 10:00am Addthis Roland Risser Roland Risser Program Director, Building Technologies Office Today when you're walking through a home improvement store, you may notice something has changed. As you gaze down those towering aisles, it's clear you have choices for upgrading anything in your home, but more recently many of those options are energy efficient, reasonably priced and can provide benefits such as increasing the comfort and decreasing the health risks of your home or office. By saving energy, you can save money. To help bring these new or improved products to market and provide better

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Tips & Tricks for Uploading Images with Research Highlights  

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& Tricks for Uploading Images with Research Highlights & Tricks for Uploading Images with Research Highlights Images: (optional) Only images in JPEG, BMP, GIF, or PNG can be accepted up to 10 Mb. The image caption is limited to 500 characters. Tip: For comparisons, lay multiple images out side by side, vertically or in a grid formation to create a single image file for uploading on the Research Highlight Submittal Form. Trick: If image editing soft ware is unavailable, the task can be accomplished using Microsoft (MS) Word as follows: 1. Insert or paste the images on a blank MS Word document and arrange them as desired. 2. Use the "Print Screen" function on the computer to capture the composite image. 3. Paste the new image (created from "Print Screen") onto a new blank MS Word document or

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Secretary Chu Highlights Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories in New  

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Secretary Chu Highlights Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories Secretary Chu Highlights Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico Secretary Chu Highlights Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico January 26, 2012 - 5:07pm Addthis Secretary of Energy Steven Chu looks at half-inch thick sheet of aluminum that was melted in 23 seconds by 105 heliostats at the National Solar Thermal Test Facility at Sandia Labs in Albuquerque, NM. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratory Secretary of Energy Steven Chu looks at half-inch thick sheet of aluminum that was melted in 23 seconds by 105 heliostats at the National Solar Thermal Test Facility at Sandia Labs in Albuquerque, NM. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratory Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs

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Information regarding previous INCITE awards including selected highlights  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Information regarding previous INCITE awards including selected highlights Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) ASCR Home About Research Facilities Accessing ASCR Supercomputers Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Research & Evaluation Prototypes (REP) Innovative & Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) Science Highlights Benefits of ASCR Funding Opportunities Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) News & Resources Contact Information Advanced Scientific Computing Research U.S. Department of Energy SC-21/Germantown Building

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Argonne Chemical Sciences & Engineering - News & Highlights - Photo  

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Facilities People Publications Awards News & Highlights Events Site Index Facilities People Publications Awards News & Highlights Events Site Index Search Argonne ... Search Argonne Home >Chemical Sciences & Engineering > Fundamental Interactions Catalysis & Energy Conversion Electrochemical Energy Storage Nuclear & Environmental Processes National Security Institute for Atom-Efficient Chemical Transformations Center for Electrical Energy Storage: Tailored Interfaces Computational Postdoctoral Fellowships Contact Us CSE Intranet Chemical Sciences & Engineering Photo Archives We offer a variety of high resolution images in a number of categories covering research done in the Chemical Sciences & Engineering Division. Simply choose a category below and you'll be taken to a page from which you can download photographs.

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Meeting highlights applications of Nek5000 simulation code | Argonne  

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Science Science Computing, Environment & Life Sciences Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis Photon Sciences Physical Sciences & Engineering Energy Frontier Research Centers Science Highlights Postdoctoral Researchers Meeting highlights applications of Nek5000 simulation code By Eleanor Taylor * December 12, 2011 Tweet EmailPrint Thirty researchers from around the world gathered for the first Nek5000 meeting, held at Argonne on December 9 and 10, 2010. The objective was to enable developers and users of Nek5000 to exchange information, address technical issues and share experiences in areas of common interest. Nek5000 is a scalable fluid-mechanics and heat-transfer simulation code developed in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne under

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Alaska railroad's future freight market. Volume II. Final report 1 Jul 74--30 Apr 76  

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The study forecasts the freight market of the Alaska Railroad (ARR) due to natural resource development and pipeline construction in Alaska. This has been done through: (a) evaluation of these resources with commercial development potential which could generate rail service demand; and (b) development and analysis of petroleum development schedules and pipeline construction scenarios. Detailed price and market analysis of Alaskan coal and copper resources were performed. Forecasts of ARR traffic were based upon econometric relationships between the Alaskan economy and petroleum royalties and construction expenditures. Volume Two inventories Alaskan natural resources. It includes detailed coal and copper evaluations, describes petroleum related growth and development in Alaska, and contains schedules of petroleum production, employment, state revenues, and pipeline construction employment by scenario.

Hillegas, B.D.; Pernela, L.M.; Lewis, D.C.

1976-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Results of the radiological survey at the Niagara-Mohawk property, Railroad Avenue, Colonie, New York (AL218)  

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A number of properties in the Albany/Colonie area have been identified as being potentially contaminated with uranium originating from the former National Lead Company's uranium forming plant in Colonie, New York. The Niagara-Mohawk property on Railroad Avenue in Colonie, New York, was the subject of a radiological investigation initiated June 11, 1987. This commercial property is an irregularly shaped lot partially occupied by an electric power substation and associated transmission lines. Portions of the property that were swampy and heavily vegetated were inaccessible to the survey team. There are no buildings on the property. A diagram showing the approximate boundaries and the 15-m grid network established for measurements on the property is shown. The lot included in the radiological survey was /approximately/45 m wide by 246 m deep. Two views of the property are shown. 13 refs., 6 figs., 4 tabs.

Marley, J.L.; Carrier, R.F.

1987-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Science & Technology Highlights  

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, distributed energy resource interfaces, flexible ac transmission systems, and high-voltage dc systems. Already- tion into energy-related careers. Activities include an annual student meeting in Washington, D.C1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Science & Technology Highlights Published by ORNL's Energy

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Communications Technology and Urban Governance Reform: Project Highlights  

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In this paper, we describe highlights of a research project funded by the NSF Digital Government program. The study has examined the impacts of advanced communication technologies in the implementation of a system of neighborhood councils in Los Angeles. It employs social network analysis to chart the development of political networks engendered by the reform and the role of email in shaping these networks.

Christopher Weare

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal Today: 2003 Geothermal Technologies Program Highlights (Revised)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This outreach publication highlights milestones and accomplishments of the DOE Geothermal Technologies Program for 2003. Included in this publication are discussions of geothermal fundamentals, enhanced geothermal systems, direct-use applications, geothermal potential in Idaho, coating technology, energy conversion R&D, and the GeoPowering the West initiative.

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Highlights 141 Semana 21 25 de junio, 2010  

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, such as rebuilding specific wetlands with dredged sediment. In 2000, the state of Louisiana released a plan that laid. 5986, pp. 1618 - 1619 NEWS OF THE WEEK GULF OIL DISASTER: Looking Beyond the Spill, Obama Highlights Long-Term Restoration Erik Stokstad Tough choices. Louisiana's coastal plan includes a proposal (left

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Highlights of the MCTP Symposium on Higgs Boson Physics  

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Highlights of the MCTP Symposium on Higgs Boson Physics MCTP Higgs Symposium webpage: http Sharma #12;Pursuing the Higgs Boson in 2010--2011 · Present Experimental Limits on the Higgs Boson---status of the Tevatron search · Prospects for the Tevatron in 2010--2011 · The LHC Higgs boson search at s=7 TeV with 1

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Science & Technology Highlights  

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a living laboratory for research on integrated energy-saving technologies that will lead to the development infrastructure. The development and technology transfer team include Parans Paranthaman, Tolga Aytug, Amit Goyal1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Science & Technology Highlights Published by Oak Ridge National

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Secretary Bodman Highlights Economic Benefits of President Bush's Energy  

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Economic Benefits of President Bush's Economic Benefits of President Bush's Energy Initiatives in Kansas City Secretary Bodman Highlights Economic Benefits of President Bush's Energy Initiatives in Kansas City March 10, 2006 - 11:46am Addthis KANSAS CITY, MO - Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today highlighted America's robust economy and the role the energy sector plays to ensure its continued growth, while speaking to the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. During his remarks, Secretary Bodman discussed the American Competitiveness and Advanced Energy Initiatives, announced by President Bush in the State of the Union address. These initiatives promote America's continued economic vitality through the development and use of alternative energy sources and aim to provide our next generation of

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EIA - International Energy Outlook 2008-Highlights Graphic Data  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Graphic Data - Highlights Graphic Data - Highlights International Energy Outlook 2008 Figure 1. World Marketed Energy Consumption, 2005-2030 Figure 1 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 2. World Marketed Energy use by Fuel Type, 1980-2030 Figure 2 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 3. World Oil Prices in Two Cases, 1980-2030 Figure 3 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 4. World Liquids Production, 2005-2030 Figure 4 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 5. World Natural Gas Production, 2005-2030 Figure 5 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

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Argonne CNM Highlight: Research Advances using Ultrananocrystalline Diamond  

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User science highlight: Graphene sheet observed with optical method User science highlight: Graphene sheet observed with optical method Sample confocal microscope images of reflection from the single layer of graphene oxide at different laser wavelengths. A simple approach is needed to identify nanometer-scale layered materials such as graphene, clays, metal dichalcogenides, and self-assembled monolayers. A collaborative CNM user project has developed a simple optical identification method employing standard confocal microscopy. High contrast is obtained by depositing the materials on a substrate consisting of a thin dielectric layer on silicon. By varying the wavelength of light used in the microscope, effective refractive indices and absorption coefficients can be determined. An example has been carried out for graphene, graphene oxide, and reduced graphene oxide. Single-atomic

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PNNL: Research Highlights - Nano Science, Engineering, and Technology  

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Research Highlights Research Highlights Advanced Characterization and other new tools for Nanoscience and Technology PNNL and FEI team to use new approach to rapidly obtain three dimensional information about elemental distribution in nanoparticles. The method was applied to a lithium-rich nickel-based material that could be part of tomorrow's batteries. The research team discovered how nickel was segregating on the material's surface. Part of a series of groundbreaking research involving nano-scale characterization of battery materials. This research was featured in Phys.Org. The Birth of nanoDESI New technique provides sensitive analysis of atmospheric particles Scientific Stimulus Produces Results A cascade of opportunities are unleashed by one instrument, a novel idea, and EMSL's intramural program

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Climate VISION: Events - Climate VISION Partners Highlight Success Stories  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Climate VISION Partners Highlight Success Stories Climate VISION Partners Highlight Success Stories On February 14, 2006, the Climate VISION partners held a workshop to hear from industry sectors on activities they have undertaken to reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions intensity. The purpose of the workshop was to provide an opportunity for current and prospective industry partners to share experiences and lessons learned through case studies and to explore new opportunities for collaboration. The one-day event was hosted by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and featured remarks by EEI President Thomas Kuhn and American Chemistry Council President Jack Gerard and a keynote by Department of Energy Under Secretary David Garman. Seven Climate VISION partners made presentations covering a range of activities

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Department of Energy Releases New 'Billion-Ton' Study Highlighting  

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'Billion-Ton' Study 'Billion-Ton' Study Highlighting Opportunities for Growth in Bioenergy Resources Department of Energy Releases New 'Billion-Ton' Study Highlighting Opportunities for Growth in Bioenergy Resources August 10, 2011 - 3:41pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today released a report - 2011 U.S. Billion-Ton Update: Biomass Supply for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry - detailing U.S. biomass feedstock potential nationwide. The report examines the nation's capacity to produce a billion dry tons of biomass resources annually for energy uses without impacting other vital U.S. farm and forest products, such as food, feed, and fiber crops. The study provides industry, policymakers, and the agricultural community with county-level data and includes analyses of

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Argonne Chemical Sciences & Engineering - News & Highlights - Current News  

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1 News & Highlights 1 News & Highlights tijana rajh Batteries get quick charge with new anode technology argonne logo Argonne Hosts Natural Gas-Hydrogen Workshop Jun Lu Jun Lu receives DOE EERE Postdoctoral Research Award Sodium-ion batteries Making sodium-ion batteries that are worth their salt Artem Guelis and Kevin Nichols Miniaturizing nuclear recycling experiments YouTube logo Don Hillebrand and Jeff Chamberlain discuss advanced batteries on TEDxUIllinois japan flag Argonne team helps map Fukushima radiation release Western Lithium Argonne, Western Lithium to develop lithium carbonate for multiple battery applications Dow logo Dow and Argonne collaborating on new battery materials magazine cover Revealing Reaction Mechanisms by Combining Raman Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemistry

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Secretary Chu Highlights Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana | Department  

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Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana Secretary Chu Highlights Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana September 16, 2010 - 11:04am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Montana received $26.5 million going toward their weatherization assistance program. The state energy program received $25.9 million. Montana also received an additional $15.2 million for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. On Tuesday, Secretary Chu took the stage at the Montana Economic Development summit to highlight how the Recovery Act has boosted energy projects across the state and why the state is in prime position to benefit from the shift towards a clean energy economy. The Secretary noted that the Recovery Act has made an historic investment

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LANL highlights explosives work | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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explosives work | National Nuclear Security Administration explosives work | 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 > LANL highlights explosives work LANL highlights explosives work Posted By Office of Public Affairs For more than 70 years, Los Alamos National Laboratory has been a frontrunner in explosives research, development and applications. To

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Secretary Bodman Highlights President Bush's Solar America Initiative in  

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President Bush's Solar America President Bush's Solar America Initiative in Merrimack , NH Secretary Bodman Highlights President Bush's Solar America Initiative in Merrimack , NH February 23, 2006 - 12:14pm Addthis MERRIMACK , NH - Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman joined Representatives Jeb Bradley (NH-1st) and Charles Bass (NH-2nd) to highlight President Bush's Solar America Initiative, during a visit to GT Solar Technologies in Merrimack, New Hampshire, today. The Solar America Initiative, a key component of President Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative, seeks to accelerate the widespread acceptance of clean solar energy technologies throughout the U.S. by 2015. "As our nation's economy grows we will need to find ways to diversify our energy mix, and solar is one promising way to do that," Secretary Bodman

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Transcript: OSTI Highlights First-Time Electronic Availability of  

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Transcript: OSTI Highlights First-Time Electronic Availability of Transcript: OSTI Highlights First-Time Electronic Availability of Geothermal Documents at San Diego Geothermal Conference, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Department of Energy, www.osti.gov September 2006 Geothermal Subject Portal Listen Now Now, more than 7,000 searchable, downloadable historical reports are available electronically on the newly enhanced Geothermal Technologies Subject Portal. Dating from the 1970s to present day, these legacy reports are among the most valuable sources of Department of Energy-sponsored information in the geothermal field. The portal's Web address is www.osti.gov/geothermal. Included in the collection are other citations and reports from the Energy Department, other government agencies, international sources and

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EIA - International Energy Outlook 2007-Highlights Graphic Data  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Graphic Data - Highlights Graphic Data - Highlights International Energy Outlook 2007 Figure 1. World Marketed Energy Consumption by Region, 2004-2030 Figure 1 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 2. Average Annual Growth in Delivered Energy Consumption by Region and End-Use Sector, 2004-2030 Figure 2 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 3. Industrial Sector Delivered Energy Consumption by Region, 2004-2030 Figure 3 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 4. World Marketed Energy Use by Fuel Type, 1980-2030 Figure 4 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure 5. World Liquids Production, 2004-2030 Figure 5 Data. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

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HighlightsHighlightsHighlightsHighlightsHighlights Is Your Asthma Under  

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garnishes, including parsley, watercress, chives, and cilantro, pimento, cherry tomatoes, red pepper

Neimark, Alexander V.

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FreedomCAR Partnership 2003 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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FreedomCAR Partnership FreedomCAR Partnership 2003 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments Item Page Preamble 2 Advanced Combustion & Emissions Control * Charge Stratification to Improve HCCI Combustion Efficiency 3 * Lower Temperature Diesel Combustion 4 * Sensors for Closed-Loop Diesel Engine Control 5 Electrical & Electronics * High Voltage Power Module Hits Performance & Cost Targets 6 Electrochemical Energy Storage * 42V Battery Test Manual Issued 7 * Abuse Tolerant Li-Ion Cathode 8 * Li-Ion Battery Thermal Run-Away Mechanism 9 * Li-Ion Electrolyte Model for Low Temperatures 10 * Li-Ion HEV Battery Cost Reduced 11 Fuel Cells * Advanced Fuel Cell Membrane Electrolyte 12

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Realizing a Clean Energy Future: Highlights of NREL Analysis (Brochure)  

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Profound energy system transformation is underway. In Hawaiian mythology, Maui set out to lasso the sun in order to capture its energy. He succeeded. That may have been the most dramatic leap forward in clean energy systems that the world has known. Until now. Today, another profound transformation is underway. A combination of forces is taking us from a carbon-centric, inefficient energy system to one that draws from diverse energy sources - including the sun. NREL analysis is helping guide energy systems policy and investment decisions through this transformation. This brochure highlights NREL analysis accomplishments in the context of four thematic storylines.

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Secretary's annual report to Congress. Volume II. Budget highlights, 1982  

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DOE budget requests for FY 1982 is summarized and then detailed. Budget highlights of the energy programs include: conservation; research, development, and applications (fossil energy, solar, electric energy and energy storage systems, magnetic fusion, nuclear fission, environment); regulation and energy information; direct energy production, and strategic petroleum reserves. Additional programs and their budget requests are given for: general science, defense activities, and departmental administration. The FY 1981 supplemental and recission request is indicated. Special budget analyses are given for Federal fossil, Federal solar, nuclear waste, conservation, and alternative fuels activities programs. The organizational table is presented. Extensive statistics are presented in the appendix. (MCW)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heavy Vehicle Propulsion Materials Program: Progress and Highlights  

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The Heavy Vehicle Propulsion Materials Program was begun in 1997 to support the enabling materials needs of the DOE Office of Heavy Vehicle Technologies (OHVT). The technical agenda for the program grew out of the technology roadmap for the OHVT and includes efforts in materials for: fuel systems, exhaust aftertreatment, valve train, air handling, structural components, electrochemical propulsion, natural gas storage, and thermal management. A five-year program plan was written in early 2000, following a stakeholders workshop. The technical issues and planned and ongoing projects are discussed. Brief summaries of several technical highlights are given.

D. Ray Johnson; Sidney Diamond

2000-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightSlidesMar10v3.pptx  

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March, 2010 March, 2010 NERSC Science Highlights Computational Nanoscience for Energy Conversion Objective: Investigate thermoelectric efficiency of highly mismatched doped alloys using first-principles electronic structure calculations. Accomplishments: Results suggest a range of inexpensive, abundant, non- toxic materials whose electronic properties can be "tuned" for maximal thermoelectric efficiency. Implications: Thermoelectrics have potential for "green" energy production because of their ability to convert heat into electricity but understanding and predicting the capability is difficult. . J. Wu (LBNL); J-H. Lee, J. Grossman (MIT) Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 016602 (2010) Contour plots from Density Functional Theory calculations showing electronic density of

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Design of a smart, survivable sensor system for enhancing the safe and secure transportation of hazardous or high-value cargo on railroads  

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An application of smart sensor technology developed by Sandia National Laboratories for use in the safe and secure transportation of high value of hazardous materials is proposed for a railroad application. The Green Box would be capable of surviving most typical railroad accidents. In an accident, the system would send a distress signal notifying authorities of the location and condition of the cargo; permitting them to respond in the most effective manner. The concept proposes a strap-on sensor package, the Green Box, that could be attached to any railroad car or cargo container. Its primary purpose is to minimize the number, severity and consequences of accidents and to reduce losses due to theft. The system would also be capable of recognizing component failure conditions, notifying the operators and logging sensor data for use in directing preventative maintenance. The modular implementation, which facilitates system integration in a number of applications including the Advanced Train Control System (ACTS), is discussed. The methodology for determining the environmental specification for accident survivability is presented. A test plan for evaluating hardware performance in both normal operating and accident conditions is described.

Hogan, J.R.; Rey, D.; Faas, S.E.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coated Particle and Deep Burn Fuels Monthly Highlights December 2010  

SciTech Connect

During FY 2011 the CP & DB Program will report Highlights on a monthly basis, but will no longer produce Quarterly Progress Reports. Technical details that were previously included in the quarterly reports will be included in the appropriate Milestone Reports that are submitted to FCRD Program Management. These reports will also be uploaded to the Deep Burn website. The Monthly Highlights report for November 2010, ORNL/TM-2010/323, was distributed to program participants on December 9, 2010. The final Quarterly for FY 2010, Deep Burn Program Quarterly Report for July - September 2010, ORNL/TM-2010/301, was announced to program participants and posted to the website on December 28, 2010. This report discusses the following: (1) Thermochemical Data and Model Development - (a) Thermochemical Modeling, (b) Core Design Optimization in the HTR (high temperature helium-cooled reactor) Pebble Bed Design (INL), (c) Radiation Damage and Properties; (2) TRISO (tri-structural isotropic) Development - (a) TRU (transuranic elements) Kernel Development, (b) Coating Development; (3) LWR Fully Ceramic Fuel - (a) FCM Fabrication Development, (b) FCM Irradiation Testing (ORNL); (4) Fuel Performance and Analytical Analysis - Fuel Performance Modeling (ORNL).

Snead, Lance Lewis [ORNL; Bell, Gary L [ORNL; Besmann, Theodore M [ORNL

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Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory FY2003 Annual Highlights  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory FY2003 Annual Highlights report provides a summary of the activities at the Laboratory for the fiscal year--1 October 2002 through 30 September 2003. The report includes the Laboratory's Mission and Vision Statements, a message ''From the Director,'' summaries of the research and engineering activities by project, and sections on Technology Transfer, the Graduate and Science Education Programs, Awards and Honors garnered by the Laboratory and the employees, and the Year in Pictures. There is also a listing of the Laboratory's publications for the year and a section of the abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols used throughout the report. In the PDF document, links have been created from the Table of Contents to each section. You can also return to the Table of Contents from the beginning page of each section. The PPPL Highlights for fiscal year 2003 is also available in hardcopy format. To obtain a copy e-mail Publications and Reports at: pub-reports@pppl.gov. Be sure to include your complete mailing address

Editors: Carol A. Phillips; Anthony R. DeMeo

2004-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Trinidad: explosive excavation of railroad cuts 2 and 3 by mounding and directed blasting. Final technical report  

SciTech Connect

The objectives, design, and results of two explosive excavation experiments performed as the final phase of Project Trinidad, a comprehensive series of tests to determine the cratering properties of interbedded sandstones and shales, are summarized. The experiments were performed in September 1971 by the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station Explosive Excavation Research Laboratory. These final experiments were designed to excavate through- cuts for relocation of the Colorado and Wyoming Railroad at the Trinidad Dam and Lake Project. The first of the two experiments tested a charge array designed to break up material within a 19,000-yd/sup 3/ cut to facilitate later removal of the material by mechanical means. The concept tested was mounding, a blasting technique in which charges are positioned with respect to the horizontal ground surface rather than a vertical bench face. The results from this experiment confirmed the applicability of empirical scaling methods to the design of an array of deeply buried charges. The second experiment was a directed blasting detonation that was designed to produce a 30.000-yd/sup 3/ throughcut by cratering. This experiment tested a charge array design that had been developed by a combination of empirical scaling and kinematical methods. (auth)

Lattery, J.E.

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Energy Secretary Will Visit Indiana to Highlight Investments...  

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

Indiana to Highlight Investments in Clean Commercial Vehicles and the American Workforce U.S. Energy Secretary Will Visit Indiana to Highlight Investments in Clean Commercial...

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Brief Science Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Highlights SBIRSTTR Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Brief Science...

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Microsoft Word - NGA 2008 Highlights Final Version.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 Summary Highlights Overview Throughout 2008, U.S. natural gas prices increased across all sectors compared with 2007 levels and mirrored significant increases in the price of oil. Prices also displayed relatively greater variation between the summer and winter months. Prices in most sectors peaked in June and July, before declining between 25 and 45 percent by the end of the year. Although the 2008 hurricane season was the most active since 2005, natural gas prices showed relatively little response to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. Total marketed production rose for the third consecutive year to the highest level since 1974. This substantial growth was largely because of a 13-percent increase in Texas. Production in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) declined for the seventh consecutive year, dropping 16.9 percent compared with

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightSlidesJune2010V4.pptx  

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

0 0 NERSC Science Highlights Silicon Uncommon in Deep Earth Objective: Investigate structural properties of silica (SiO 2 ) and other materials under extreme conditions. Accomplishments: Quantum Monte Carlo results suggest that Silica populates Earth only superficially; it's relatively uncommon deep within the Earth. * Results document improved accuracy and reliability of QMC relative to the more common and efficient Density Functional Theory method; increased role seen. Implications: One of the most ubiquitous and important minerals, SiO 2 is used in ceramics, electronics, and glass. But its abundance and role in the structure and dynamics of deep Earth is still unknown. . J. Wilkins, K. Driver (OSU) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, May 10 online early

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NERSC-ScienceHighlightSlidesSeptember2010.ppt  

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

September, 2010 September, 2010 NERSC Science Highlights NERSC Scientific Accomplishments, Q3CY2010 2 Energy Resources State-of-the-art electronic structure and first-principles molecular- dynamics show why enzymes may be good models for hydrogen production catalysts. (R. Car, Princeton) . Astrophysics A quantum leap in supernova understanding has been obtained by researchers using a 3-D radiation-hydro code on NERSC's Franklin. (Burrows, Princeton; Bell, LBNL) Nuclear Physics NERSC's PDSF and HPSS are the main U.S. computing resources for the ALICE experiment at the LHC. (P. Jacobs, LBNL) Climate Studies point to intense tropical-cyclone activity as a reason for unusual climatic conditions that prevailed during the early Pliocene, 5 million to 3 million years ago.

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Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Research Highlights - Health Physics  

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

Health Physics Special Issue Features Contributions by Low Dose Health Physics Special Issue Features Contributions by Low Dose Investigators Health Physics The March 2011 special issue of Health Physics highlights the Victor Bond Workshop held May 2-5, 2010, in Richland, Wash. The workshop honored the late Dr. Victor (Vic) Bond for his lifetime achievement in the radiation sciences. Dr. Bond's resear