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Irreversibility, uncertainty and investment  

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Most investment expenditures have two important characteristics. First, they are largely irreversible; the firm cannot disinvest, so the expenditures are sunk costs. Second, they can be delayed, allowing ...

Pindyck, Robert S.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The investment tax credit and irreversible investment  

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We examine the impact of random changes in investment tax credit (ITC) policy on the irreversible investment decisions of a monopolistically competitive firm facing demand uncertainty. We examine the impact of increases in risk and changes in persistence in the ITC policy on investment behavior. Our results indicate that a temporary ITC (lower policy persistence) generally increases the variability of investment both in the short and the long-run. It lowers investment in the short-run and raises it in the long-run. Thus, perhaps surprisingly, a temporary ITC does not always lead to higher investment but always leads to more volatile investment. Policy-makers may thus face a long-run trade-off between the level and the volatility of investment. We also find that increases in risk defined in terms of mean-preserving spreads may lead to lower investment.

Sumru Altug; Fanny S. Demers; Michel Demers

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Stochastic Equilibrium Economy with Irreversible Investment  

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their optimal choices and the markets clear. Key words. general equilibrium, capacity expansion, capital asset Value and Market Capitalization 7 Existence 3.1 Capacity Expansion with Irreversible Investment 8 for capacity expansion, (ii) agents who maximize expected total utility of consumption, of money holding

Haussmann, Ulrich

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Irreversibility  

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......Examples include expenditures on advertising...marketing, or even capital investments designed...timing of the expenditure, and this lost...gas emissions, capital costs will be...irreversible investment expenditure, it exercises......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Note on Irreversible Investment, Hedging and Optimal Consumption Problems  

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A Note on Irreversible Investment, Hedging and Optimal Consumption Problems Vicky Henderson who aims to maximize expected utility of consumption over an infinite horizon. The agent pays a fixed to partially hedge risk. The agent maximizes his expected utility from consumption over an infinite horizon

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Irreversibility  

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......Genetically modified organisms might lead to irreversible ecological harm; transgenic crops can impose irreversible losses by...per- formance of a factory. In fact the purchase of motor vehicles, computers and office equipment is not fully reversible because......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility  

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......46 This, in short, is the economic conception of irreversibility...to reduce their reliance on coal or nuclear power and move instead...irreversibility is defined in economic terms, pointing to the value...and incommensurability The economic conception of irreversibility......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility  

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......taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, capital costs...Note, Nuclear Energy: China's...preferable on risk-related grounds, such...see Renewable Energy: Power for...investments in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.50 Those investments......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility  

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......Economic Models of Global Warming 127 (Cambridge, MA...Ulph and David Ulph, Global Warming, Irreversibility and...Approach Towards Addressing Global Warming, 12 Georgetown Int...reduce their reliance on coal or nuclear power and......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment Decisions for Baseload Power Plants  

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Investment Decisions for Investment Decisions for Baseload Power Plants January 29, 2010 402/012910 Disclaimer This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United

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Cybersecurity Games and Investments: A Decision Support Approach  

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Cybersecurity Games and Investments: A Decision Support Approach Emmanouil Panaousis1 , Andrew or inefficient spending on cybersecurity. To this end, we first model the cybersecurity environment multi-objective, multi- ple choice Knapsack to determine the optimal cybersecurity investment. Our

Malacaria, Pasquale

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Sequential Procurement Auctions and Their Effect on Investment Decisions  

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Sequential Procurement Auctions and Their Effect on Investment Decisions Gonzalo Cisternas Nicol and the investment level for an environment where two projects must be adjudicated sequentially, and the winner of the first project has the opportunity to invest in a distributional upgrade for its costs in the second

Rapaport, Iván

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ANGEL INVESTMENT DECISION MAKING AS A LEARNING PROCESS  

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ANGEL INVESTMENT DECISION MAKING AS A LEARNING PROCESS Donald J. Smith*, Colin M. Mason** and Richard T. Harrison*** *Discovery Investment Fund Limited, Dundee, Scotland, UK. Email: DJSmith31@aol for Entrepreneurship, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XH Scotland, UK November 2010 #12;#12;ANGEL INVESTMENT

Mottram, Nigel

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Investment opportunities and market reaction to capital expenditure decisions  

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In this study, we argue that share price reaction to a firm's capital expenditure decisions depends critically on the market's assessment of the quality of its investment opportunities. We postulate that announcements of increases (decreases) in capital expenditures positively (negatively) affect the stock prices of firms with valuable investment opportunities. Contrarily, we predict that announcements of increases (decreases) in capital spending negatively (positively) affect the share prices of firms without such opportunities. Our empirical results are generally consistent with these predictions. Overall, empirical evidence supports our conjecture that it is the quality of the firm's investment opportunities rather than its industry affiliation which determines the share price reaction to its capital expenditure decisions.

Kee H. Chung; Peter Wright; Charlie Charoenwong

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology Decisions Under Architectural Uncertainty: Informing Investment Decisions Through Tradespace Exploration  

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Technology Decisions Under Architectural Uncertainty: Informing Investment Decisions Through§ Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 DOI: 10.2514/1.A32562 Although NASA has-term investment in the enabling technologies that will be required for these future systems. Given

de Weck, Olivier L.

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Geothermal well-field and power-plant investment-decision analysis  

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Investment decisions pertaining to hydrothermal well fields and electric power plants are analyzed. Geothermal investment decision models were developed which, when coupled to a site-specific stochastic cash flow model, estimate the conditional probability of a positive decision to invest in the development of geothermal resource areas. Quantitative decision models have been developed for each major category of investor currently involved in the hydrothermal projects. These categories include: large, diversified energy resource corporations; independently operating resource firms; investor-owned electric utilities; municipal electric utilities; state-run resource agencies; and private third-party power plant investors. The geothermal cash flow, the investment decision analysis, and an example of model application for assessing the likely development of geothermal resource areas are described. The sensitivity of this investment behavior to federal incentives and research goals is also analyzed and discussed.

Cassel, T.A.V.; Amundsen, C.B.; Edelstein, R.H.; Blair, P.D.

1981-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Ethical Investment Policy The Royal College of Art is committed to ensuring that all investment decisions  

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Ethical Investment Policy The Royal College of Art is committed to ensuring that all investment, or capital growth, with which to further the work of the College. The College's investments can be divided into two groups ­ our long- term endowments and our shorter term investments in start-up businesses formed

Subramanian, Sriram

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Asian real estate investment : data utilization for the decision making process  

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Many investors in developed countries believe the Asian emerging market to be highly risky due to numerous uncertainties including limited market information to make sound investment decisions. However, still successful ...

Huh, Keun, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of Political Violence in Foreign Direct Investment Decisions  

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Most developing countries are trying to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) because the traditional sources of ... . FDI has other advantages in terms of risk sharing and technology transfers. The role of political

H. Singh

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of integration and organization on investment decisions and performance : theory and evidence from the pharmaceutical industry  

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This thesis explores different aspects of the effect the organization and the level of vertical integration of an organization have on the investment decisions the firm takes and subsequently the effect of such decisions ...

Guedj, Stphane Ilan

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment decisions in the renewable energy sector: An analysis of non-financial drivers  

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Notwithstanding their many environmental, economic and social advantages, renewable energy technologies (RE) account for a small fraction of the world's primary energy supply. One possible cause for this limited diffusion is that private investments in the RE sector, although potentially appealing, remain insufficient. The lack of adequate financing is also a clear indication that our understanding of the process by which investors fund RE ventures is still incomplete. This paper aims to fill in this gap and to shed new light on RE investment decisions. Building upon behavioral finance and institutional theory, we posit that, in addition to a rational evaluation of the economics of the investment opportunities, various non-financial factors affect the decision to invest in renewables. We analyze the investment decisions of a large sample of investors, with the objective to identify the main determinants of their choices. Our results shed new light on the role of institutional and behavioral factors in determining the share of renewable energy technologies in energy portfolios, and have important implications for both investors and policy makers: they suggest that RE technologies still suffer from a series of biased perceptions and preconceptions that favor status quo energy production models over innovative alternatives.

Andrea Masini; Emanuela Menichetti

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Socially responsible investment in Malaysia: behavioral framework in evaluating investors' decision making process  

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Abstract Socially responsible investment (SRI) is the method of investment decisions on social, ethics, and/or environment within the context of rigorous financial analysis. This study aims to examine the role of intention, attitude, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control and moral norms in explaining SRI behavior by investors in Malaysia. The underlying framework is the Theory of Planned Behavior (TpB) that has been modified to incorporate moral norms as an additional explanatory variable. Studies that apply TpB in their measurement of behavior indicate a mix of explanations for the relationship of constructs that influence behavior through intention which warrant further examinations. The results based on a questionnaire survey of Malaysian investors suggest that attitude, subjective norms and moral norms have positive effect on intention which in turn positively affects behavior towards SRI. The relationship for attitude, subjective norms, and moral norms to behavior is improved significantly by intention as a mediator. Based on squared multiple correlations (R2), it is found that the final structural model could explain 46% of the variance in intention and 50% of the variance in behavior. SRI providers and policy makers should also consider the influence of social pressure from investors' friends and relatives in their SRI decision-making. Investors' personal standards are also found to influence the intention and behavior to invest in SRI.

Ainul Azreen Adam; Elvia R. Shauki

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diffusion of irreversible energy technologies under uncertainty  

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This paper presents a model of technology diffusion is consistent with characteristics of participants in most energy markets. Whereas the models used most widely for empirical research are based on the assumption that the extended delays in adoption of cost-saving innovations are the result of either lack of knowledge about the new processes or heterogeneity across potential adopters, the model presented in this paper is based on the strategic behavior by firms. The strategic interdependence of the firms` decisions is rooted in spillover effects associated with an inability to exclude others from the learning-by-doing acquired when a firm implements a new technology. The model makes extensive use of recent developments in investment theory as it relates irreversible investments under uncertainty.

Cacallo, J.D.; Sutherland, R.J.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment and Upgrade in Distributed Generation under Uncertainty  

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S. Irreversible investment in alternative projects. Economice Dixit, AK, Pindyck, RS. Investment under uncertainty.Maribu, KM, Wangensteen, I. Optimal investment strategies in

Siddiqui, Afzal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Patent Protection, Market Uncertainty, and R&D Investment  

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Uncertainty, and Investment, Journal of EconomicOptions, Irreversible Investment and Firm Uncertainty: NewWhat do we know about investment under uncertainty?

Toole, Andrew A; Czarnitzki, Dirk

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE ELECTRIC PROGRAM INVESTMENT CHARGE  

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THE ELECTRIC PROGRAM INVESTMENT CHARGE: PROPOSED 201214 TRIENNIAL INVESTMENT PLAN The California Energy Commission has prepared this triennial investment plan (2012 ­ 2014) for the new Electric, 2012, Phase 2 Decision 1205037. This decision established the Electric Program Investment Charge

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Strong Evidence for Gender Differences in Investment  

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period for potential investment. Do you have any questions?it is hard to know how investment decisions are reached inempirical findings from investment decisions is an important

Charness, Gary B; Gneezy, Uri

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment Decisions Under Uncertainty Using Stochastic Dynamic Programming: A Case Study of Wind Power  

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The present paper adopts a real options approach to value wind power investments under uncertainty. Flexibility arises from the possibility to defer the construction of a wind farm until more information is av...

Klaus Vogstad; Trine Krogh Kristoffersen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive Limitations and Investment "Myopia"  

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Optimization of investment decisions in an uncertain and dynamically evolving environment is difficult due to the limitations of the decision makers cognitive capacity. Thus, actual investment decisions may deviate from ...

Chi, Tailan; Fan, Dashan

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Separate cash flow valuation applications to investment decisions and tax design  

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Oil project assessment using separate cash flow valuation (Jacoby and Laughton, 1992; Laughton and Jacoby, 1993; Emhjellen and Alaouze, 2002), presumes that the present value of the cost cash flow of oil projects can be calculated using a risk free rate. This paper examines whether this practise, at least to a first approximation, is reasonable. More specifically, the paper examines whether labour wage hours costs and steel prices as cost factors in the investment cost stream are systematic risk factors (i.e., have a beta different from zero). The paper also investigates whether oil price as a factor in the revenue stream is a systematic revenue factor. Separate cash flow evaluation has been discussed in relation to petroleum taxation. A petroleum tax commission in Norway stated that tax reductions due to depreciation should separately be discounted by a risk free rate. We discuss the role of partial cash flow discounting in tax design.

Magne Emhjellen; Petter Osmundsen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing governmental decision strategies for determining involvement in highly uncertain, large-scale capital investment projects  

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to the project. Finally, in order to test the model's applicability in assisting governmental decision-makers to rationally allocate resources, the model has been empirically tested by a Westinghouse proposal (concerning offshore floating nuclear power... . Classification of Models . Models as a Frame of Reference The Contextual Matrix Development of the Matrix Model Methodology Exmployed to Utilize ~ ~ ~ ~ the 27 29 30 32 33 Matrix Framework . IV. WESTINGHOUSE'S OFFSHORE FLOATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT...

Golden, Robert J

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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SMA and MACD combinations for stock investment decisions in frontier markets: evidence from Dubai financial market  

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One of the most challenging financial decisions is when to buy and sell stocks. Frontier markets offer high profit opportunities but also have high risk. Consequently, technical analysis is used to assist in properly timing entry and exit points from stock trades. Previous research presented applications of technical analysis in developed and emerging markets since they, unlike frontier markets, exist in an environment of political stability, regulations, and liquidity. This paper shows how trade signals generated from Simple Moving Average (SMA) confirmed by Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) can be used to minimise trading risk in frontier markets such as Dubai Financial Market (DFM). The results show that the standard time-periods for SMA and MACD do not apply well to frontier markets and that trade signals generated from SMA and confirmed by signals generated from medium to long-term MACD or vice versa result in excellent hit ratios.

Hazim El-Baz; Ibrahim Al Awadhi; Assia Lasfer

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of political cycles on power investment decisions: Expectations over the repeal and reinstatement of carbon policy mechanisms in Australia  

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Abstract Political uncertainty over global greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation policy is likely to defer investment in cleaner technologies. It may also incentivise short-lived, high-cost interim investments while businesses wait for the uncertainty to subside. The range of possible policy responses to the issue has created uncertainty over the future of national mitigation pathways. Given that the electricity sector, globally, is a major emitter of GHGs, this represents a systematic risk to investment in electricity generation assets. This paper uses a real options analysis framework informed by a survey of experts conducted in Australia used as a proxy to model the degree of the uncertainty to investigate the optimal timing for investment in the conversion of a coal plant to a combined cycle gas turbine plant using the American-style option valuation method. The effect of market and political uncertainty is studied for the Clean Energy Act 2011 in Australia. Political uncertainty is addressed bi-modally in terms of: (1) uncertainty over the repeal of the carbon pricing policy, and (2) if it is repealed, uncertainty over the reinstatement of the policy, to represent the effect of electoral cycles and the possibility of more stringent future global mitigation efforts. Results of the analysis show that although political uncertainty with respect to GHG mitigation policy may delay investment in the conversion of the coal plant, expectations over the reinstatement of the carbon pricing reduces the amount of option premium to defer the conversion decision.

Mahdi ShahNazari; Adam McHugh; Bryan Maybee; Jonathan Whale

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Failure to catalyze : why IMF- supported programs fail to promote investment  

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1992. International Investment Location Decisions: The caseSudarshan. 1993. Portfolio Investment Flows to EmergingInformation for Foreign Investment Decisions in Emerging

Racenberg, Molly Bauer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process)/ANP (Analytic Network Process)-based multi-criteria decision approach for the selection of solar-thermal power plant investment projects  

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Abstract In this paper the AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process) and the ANP (Analytic Network Process) are applied to help the managing board of an important Spanish solar power investment company to decide whether to invest in a particular solar-thermal power plant project and, if so, to determine the order of priority of the projects in the company's portfolio. Project management goes through a long process, from obtaining the required construction permits and authorizations, negotiating with different stakeholders, complying with complex legal regulations, to solving the technical problems associated with plant construction and distribution of the energy generated. The whole process involves high engineering costs. The decision approach proposed in this paper consists of three phases. In the first two phases, the managing board must decide whether to accept or reject a project according to a set of criteria previously identified by the technical team. The third phase consists of establishing a priority order among the projects that have proven to be economically profitable based on project risk levels and execution time delays. This work analyzes the criteria that should be taken into account to accept or reject proposals for investment, as well as the risks used to prioritize some projects over others.

Pablo Aragons-Beltrn; Fidel Chaparro-Gonzlez; Juan-Pascual Pastor-Ferrando; Andrea Pla-Rubio

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal irreversible stimulated emission  

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We studied the dynamics of an initially inverted atom in a semi-infinite waveguide, in the presence of a single propagating photon. We show that atomic relaxation is enhanced by a factor of 2, leading to maximal bunching in the output field. This optimal irreversible stimulated emission is a novel phenomenon that can be observed with state-of-the-art solid-state atoms and waveguides. When the atom interacts with two one-dimensional electromagnetic environments, the preferential emission in the stimulated field can be exploited to efficiently amplify a classical or a quantum state.

D Valente; Y Li; J P Poizat; J M Gerard; L C Kwek; M F Santos; A Auffeves

2012-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-conservation-investment decision making in developing countries: A review of project implementation in industry. Final report  

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Despite recent efforts in a number of developing countries to promote energy conservation (EC) and efficiency, only a fraction of EC potential has been captured, especially for projects that require significant investments. The document analyzes EC efforts in 11 countries where energy audit and/or feasibility study programs have been carried out (Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Pakistan, Panama, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka), covering some 1,500 EC projects involving 242 industrial companies. Cost and length of payback seem to be the determining factors for companies considering EC measures; no-cost or low-cost projects with paybacks of less than a year (such as power factor improvement projects) had the highest rate of implementation, while expensive, complicated projects (e.g., cogeneration or fuel substitution projects) were most often rejected. The document concludes, however, that the rate of implementation of EC programs has been quite high, and recommends that inexpensive, short-term projects be featured in future EC programs and increased levels of TA and financial assistance be made available to companies implementing long-term EC measures.

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1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Initial investment choice and optimal future allocations  

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Initial investment choice and optimal future allocations M. Musielay and T. Zariphopoulouz March 21 knowledge of an investor's desirable initial investment choice can be used to determine his future optimal portfolio allocations. Optimality of investment decisions is built on forward investment perfor- mance

Zariphopoulou, Thaleia

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Intrinsically irreversible heat engine  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A class of heat engines based on an intrinsically irreversible heat transfer process is disclosed. In a typical embodiment the engine comprises a compressible fluid that is cyclically compressed and expanded while at the same time being driven in reciprocal motion by a positive displacement drive means. A second thermodynamic medium is maintained in imperfect thermal contact with the fluid and bears a broken thermodynamic symmetry with respect to the fluid. The second thermodynamic medium is a structure adapted to have a low fluid flow impedance with respect to the compressible fluid, and which is further adapted to be in only moderate thermal contact with the fluid. In operation, thermal energy is pumped along the second medium due to a phase lag between the cyclical heating and cooling of the fluid and the resulting heat conduction between the fluid and the medium. In a preferred embodiment the engine comprises an acoustical drive and a housing containing a gas which is driven at a resonant frequency so as to be maintained in a standing wave. Operation of the engine at acoustic frequencies improves the power density and coefficient of performance. The second thermodynamic medium can be coupled to suitable heat exchangers to utilize the engine as a simple refrigeration device having no mechanical moving parts. Alternatively, the engine is reversible in function so as to be utilizable as a prime mover by coupling it to suitable sources and sinks of heat.

Wheatley, J.C.; Swift, G.W.; Migliori, A.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Non-Neutrality of Debt in Investment Timing: A New NPV Rule  

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Limited liability debt financing of irreversible investments can affect investment timing through an entrepreneurs option value, even after compensating a lender for expected default losses. This non-neutrality of debt ...

Sabarwal, Tarun

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal consumption and investment for markets with random coefficients.  

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Optimal consumption and investment for markets with random coefficients. Belkacem Berdjane and Serguei Pergamenshchikov December 9, 2011 Abstract We consider an optimal investment and consumption. We assume that an agent makes consumption and investment decisions based on CRRA utility functions

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid under Uncertainty++++ Afzal Siddiqui  

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1 Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid under Uncertainty++++ Afzal Siddiqui University's decision to invest in a distributed generation (DG) unit fuelled by natural gas. While the long. KEYWORDS. OR in Energy; Distributed Generation; Real Options; Optimal Investment. 1. INTRODUCTION

Guillas, Serge

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Essays on taxation and investment  

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This thesis consists of three essays that examine the impact of tax policy on firms' decisions to invest in productive capital. The first chapter uses newly-collected data on transaction prices of used construction machinery ...

Edgerton, Jesse (Jesse James)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Option valuation of flexible investments : the case of a scrubber for coal-fired power plant  

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Standard discounted cash flow methods are not well suited to the valuation of investments whose characteristics can be modified by the decision-maker after the initial investment decision has been made (multistage decision ...

Herbelot, Olivier

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Is Gravitational Collapse Really Irreversible?  

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... proceeds irreversibly to zero volume. An external observer sees the body asymptotically shrinking to its Schwarzschild radius. The observed time of collapse is thus infinite; but progressive dimming due to ... this article is devoted to a critical examination of this question.

WERNER ISRAEL

1966-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility in Asymptotic Manipulations of Entanglement  

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We show that the process of entanglement distillation is irreversible by showing that the entanglement cost of a bound entangled state is finite. Such irreversibility remains even if extra pure entanglement is loaned to assist the distillation process.

Vidal, G.; Cirac, J. I.

2001-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility  

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......Crises, Global Solutions 44, 47 (Bj...innovations that make pollution reduction less...impossible. If air pollution would...associated with fossil fuel use, e.g...Crises, Global Solutions 630, 635...Crises, Global Solutions, supra note......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility  

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......careful to insist that environmental impact statements should be prepared...flexibility for future generations.18 My goal in this Essay...it must produce an `environmental impact statement' discussing...to prepare an adequate environmental impact statement: `Irreparable......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility  

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......an opportunity cost that must be included...Note, Nuclear Energy: China's Approach...discussion, see Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable...Allan Collinson, Renewable Energy: Facing the Future...expenditures are sunk costs, and they may......

Cass R. Sunstein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment companies  

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INVESTMENT COMPANIES A Thesis By EDWARD FIELD SAUER Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION August... 1961 Major Subject: General Business INVESTMENT COMPANIES A Thesis By EDWARD FIELD BAUER Approved as to style and content by: airma of ommittee Head of Department August 1961 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Por their assistance in making this study...

Sauer, Edward F

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment Banks Goldman Sachs  

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Investment Banks Goldman Sachs Merrill Lynch Morgan Stanley UBS Bear Stearns JP Morgan Chase Numeric Investors Old Mutual Asset Management Oppenheimer Capital Pareto Investment Management Limited Provident Investment Counsel Putnam Investments SEI Investments State Street Global Advisors Financial

Aronov, Boris

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Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic permit trading and investment in  

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Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic permit trading and investment in irreversible international expertise on economics, finance, geography, the environment, international development change and the environment. The Institute is funded by the Grantham Foundation for the Protection

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Regulation and Investment under Uncertainty: An Application to Power Grid Interconnection  

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Using real options, we consider a firm that must undergo a costly and time-consuming regulatory process before making an irreversible, lagged investment whose value varies randomly. We apply our model to Hydro...

Jean-Daniel Saphores; Eric Gravel; Jean-Thomas Bernard

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Consumption Behavior in Investment/Consumption Problems  

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In this chapter we study the consumption behavior of an agent in the dynamic framework of consumption/investment decision making that allows the presence of a subsistence consumption level and the possibility of ...

E. L. Presman

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ECM Will Study Foreign Investment  

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European Common Market finance ministers wound up their two-day meeting in Baden Baden, West Germany, without producing any decision on U.S. investment in Europe (C&EN, April 1, page 21). Many had thought Valery Giscard d'Estaing, French finance minister, ...

1963-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

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STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN  

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN Prepared in Support of the 2005............................................................................................ 5 Project Investment Recommendations ............................................................... 6 Actions to Implement Investments

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STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN  

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN Prepared in Support of the 2005............................................................................................ 5 Project Investment Recommendations ............................................................... 5 Actions to Implement Investments

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Sequential investment planning for complex oil development projects  

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In this thesis, we consider sequential real investment decisions for the development of discovered oil prospects. Following a decision analysis approach, we propose a methodology to explore the upside of a dynamic drilling ...

Ayd?n, Cevat Onur

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Transportation Decision-Making: Spatial Decision Support Systems (SDSS) and Total Cost Analysis  

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is to develop a Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS) that will lead to more balanced decision-making in transportation investment and optimize the most sustainable high-speed rail (HSR) route. The decision support system developed here explicitly elaborates...

Kim, Hwan Yong

2013-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Responsible Investment in the Forest Sector Recommendations for Institutional Investors  

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May 2012 Responsible Investment in the Forest Sector Recommendations for Institutional Investors, the advice herein is general in nature and is not intended to influence specific investment decisions and commercial attractiveness of any forestry investment should be considered. # # # Approved for release

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Bilateral political relations and sovereign wealth fund investment  

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We examine the role of bilateral political relations in sovereign wealth fund (SWF) investment decisions. Our empirical results suggest that political relations play a role in SWF decision making. Contrary to predictions based on the FDI and political relations literature, we find that relative to nations in which they do not invest, \\{SWFs\\} prefer to invest in nations with which they have weaker political relations. Using a two-stage Cragg model, we find that political relations are an important factor in where \\{SWFs\\} invest but matter less in determining how much to invest. Inconsistent with the FDI and political relations literature, these results suggest that \\{SWFs\\} behave differently than rational investors who maximize return while minimizing risk. Consistent with the trade and political relations literature, we find that SWF investment has a positive (negative) impact for relatively closed (open) countries. Our results suggest that \\{SWFs\\} useat least partiallynon-financial motives in investment decisions.

April Knill; Bong-Soo Lee; Nathan Mauck

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TAX-SHELTERED INVESTMENT PROGRAM Capital Area Health Consortium (CAHC) has a Tax-Sheltered Investment Plan (403b) available for its  

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Page 94 TAX-SHELTERED INVESTMENT PROGRAM Capital Area Health Consortium (CAHC) has a Tax-Sheltered Investment Plan (403b) available for its employees. Money may be deducted from each paycheck on a pre the contribution to the investment institution. CAHC is not responsible for any investment decisions. Your account

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Foreign Direct Investment  

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Investment Investment Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Energy in U.S. Energy in U.S. Energy in U.S. Energy in 1999 in 1999 in 1999 in 1999 June 2001 ii iii Contents Foreign Affiliates' Role in U.S. Energy Industry Operations ..............................................................................1 Foreign Direct Investment: The International Transactions Accounts ..............................................................8 U.S. Companies' Direct Investment Abroad in Energy ......................................................................................14 Conclusion...............................................................................................................................................................19

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Initial investment choice and optimal future allocations under time-monotone performance  

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Initial investment choice and optimal future allocations under time-monotone performance criteria M investment choice can be used to determine his future optimal portfolio allocations. Optimality of investment decisions is built on the so-called forward investment performance criteria and, in particular, on the time

Zariphopoulou, Thaleia

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Leptin increases maternal investment  

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...articles 1001 14 Leptin increases maternal investment Susannah S. French 1 * Timothy J...between self-maintenance and offspring investment when resources are limited. In the...effects of elevated maternal leptin on investment into offspring production versus self...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN  

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN Prepared in Support of the 2007. Blevins #12; i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The 2007 Strategic Transmission Investment Plan was prepared Investment Plan. California Energy Commission, Engineering Office. CEC7002007018CTF. #12; ii #12; iii

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STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN  

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT PLAN Prepared in Support of the 2007 Investment Plan was prepared with contribution from the following Energy Commission staff and consultants Kondoleon, Chuck Najarian. 2007 Strategic Transmission Investment Plan. California Energy Commission

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Project Finance and Investments  

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Plenary III: Project Finance and Investment Project Finance and Investments Chris Cassidy, National Business Renewable Energy Advisor, U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Energy Management and the Conservation Investment Decision  

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income pro ducing assets, they would see what I see. I see returns of 30, 40, 50% sometimes over 100%, at a negative cost of capital. That is right: a negative cost of capital. Requi rements for Success It takes a great deal of expertise to make... that I do not have. 2. Energy prices have started to decrease. 3. I know my facility and where I can save energ I know what has to be done and I have a staff of in-house personnel capable of doing it. 4. I am doing a good job and have done everythin...

DeLozier, T. C.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Absorption media for irreversibly gettering thionyl chloride  

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Thionyl chloride is a hazardous and reactive chemical used as the liquid cathode in commercial primary batteries. Contrary to previous thinking, ASZM-TEDA.RTM. carbon (Calgon Corporation) reversibly absorbs thionyl chloride. Thus, several candidate materials were examined as irreversible getters for thionyl chloride. The capacity, rate and effect of temperature were also explored. A wide variety of likely materials were investigated through screening experiments focusing on the degree of heat generated by the reaction as well as the material absorption capacity and irreversibility, in order to help narrow the group of possible getter choices. More thorough, quantitative measurements were performed on promising materials. The best performing getter was a mixture of ZnO and ASZM-TEDA.RTM. carbon. In this example, the ZnO reacts with thionyl chloride to form ZnCl.sub.2 and SO.sub.2. The SO.sub.2 is then irreversibly gettered by ASZM-TEDA.RTM. carbon. This combination of ZnO and carbon has a high capacity, is irreversible and functions effectively above -20.degree. C.

Buffleben, George (Tracy, CA); Goods, Steven H. (Livermore, CA); Shepodd, Timothy (Livermore, CA); Wheeler, David R. (Albuquerque, NM); Whinnery, Jr., LeRoy (Danville, CA)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irreversibility and the second law of thermodynamics  

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Irreversibility and the second law of thermodynamics Jos Uffink July 5, 2001 1 INTRODUCTION The second law of thermodynamics has a curious status. Many modern physicists regard it as an obsolete relic thermodynamics, in which the state does not con- tain velocity-like parameters, one may take R to be the identity

Seevinck, Michiel

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Optimal Capacity Investment, and Pricing Across International Markets Under Exchange Rate Uncertainty and Duopoly Competition.  

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??In this dissertation we investigate joint optimal capacity investment, pricing and production decisions for a multinational manufacturer who faces exchange rate uncertainties. We consider a (more)

Ahmed, Anas A.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: Correlation versus Causation  

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and similar international investment agreements, as well asThe di?usion of bilateral investment treaties, 1960-2000. UCM. : 2003, Do bilateral investment treaties attract FDI?

Aisbett, Emma

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Factors influencing German private equity investment in US real estate  

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This thesis identifies and ranks in order of importance the key factors influencing high net-worth German investors' decisions about US real estate private equity investments. Through research and in-depth interviews with ...

Paelmo, Kay L. (Kay Lee), 1977-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Your Plan administrator has directed Fidelity Investments ("Fidelity"), one of the Plan's providers, to develop this consolidated brochure based upon information provided by each of the following investment providers  

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Your Plan administrator has directed Fidelity Investments® ("Fidelity"), one of the Plan investment providers: To obtain more up-to-date investment performance or Plan information, please go make informed investment decisions regarding your participation in the Plan and your Plan account

Wang, Hai

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RM Capital Investment Plans  

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Capital Investment Plans FY 2004 (568kb pdf) FY 2005 (625kb pdf) FY 2006 (625kb pdf) FY 2007 (1.45mb pdf) Meter policy Capital Investment Plans...

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investment value of gems  

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...cut gems such as diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, or pearls as uncut gem are often considered to be good investment.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Drug Conjugates Lure Investment  

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Drug Conjugates Lure Investment ... Only two antibody-drug conjugates are on the market Roches Kadcyla for breast cancer and Seattle Geneticss Adcetris for lymphomabut developers are stepping up investment in this new drug class. ... The new plant is part of a larger investment by the company in biologics manufacturing (see page 17). ...

ANN THAYER

2013-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Engaging Non-IT Executives in IT Infrastructure Decisions  

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This case study describes how information technology (IT) managers from Insurance Co. successfully engaged non-IT executives in IT infrastructure investment decisions. This

Fonstad, Nils O.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Barriers Remain  

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Barriers Remain ... The two-volume work, titled "Obstacles and Incentives to Private Foreign Investment 1967-68," shows that barriers to private foreign investment around the world haven't really changed much overall in recent years although there have been some dramatic changes in the investment climate of a few individual nations. ... Comparison with an earlier NICB study covering 1962 to 1964 shows that economic problems are now considered a barrier to foreign investment in a greater number of countries than in the earlier period. ...

1969-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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CONNOR HITS MANDATORY INVESTMENT CURBS  

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CONNOR HITS MANDATORY INVESTMENT CURBS ... It is particularly difficult for companies to get started in overseas investments. ...

1968-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Stochastic Processes and their Applications 115 (2005) 705736 Optimal partially reversible investment with entry  

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investment with entry decision and general production function Xin Guoa,?, Huye^ n Phamb,c a School stochastic production capacity in reversible investments with controls of expansion and contraction entry-threshold of the capacity is reached, and invests in capital so as to maintain its capacity

Guo, Xin

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Rebalancing an Investment Portfolio in the Presence of Convex Transaction Costs  

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Rebalancing an Investment Portfolio in the Presence of Convex Transaction Costs John E. Mitchell transaction costs are incurred to rebalance an investment portfolio. In partic- ular, we consider linear;1 Introduction Constructing a portfolio of investments is one of the most significant financial decisions facing

Mitchell, John E.

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THE EXCHANGE RATE-INVESTMENT NEXUS AND EXCHANGE RATE INSTABILITY: ANOTHER REASON FOR `FEAR OF FLOATING'  

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THE EXCHANGE RATE-INVESTMENT NEXUS AND EXCHANGE RATE INSTABILITY: ANOTHER REASON FOR `FEAR repercussion comes through the reaction of firms to changed asset prices and the firms' decisions to invest: F31, F32 *Corresponding author 1 #12;THE EXCHANGE RATE-INVESTMENT NEXUS AND EXCHANGE RATE

Ahmad, Sajjad

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Transmission Investment: A Primer  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This primer highlights recent trends in transmission investment, summarizes the division of jurisdictional authority over transmission, and presents four alternative models for transmission ownership. (author)

McGarvey, Joe

2006-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Agency costs and efficiency of business capital investment: evidence from quarterly capital expenditures  

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Using the quarterly Compustat files, we present empirical findings that business capital investment is significantly higher in the fourth quarter than in other quarters. Even after controlling for business capital investment determinants, we find that the fourth quarter capital investment is significantly larger but less sensitive to investment opportunities than other quarters' capital investment. This phenomenon is more evident for firms with larger cash holdings than for firms with smaller cash holdings, for larger firms than for smaller firms, and for diversified firms than for stand-alone firms. Our findings suggest a high level of agency costs in corporate investment decisions.

Hyun-Han Shin; Yong H. Kim

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BOARD OF GOVERNORS Investment Committee  

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BOARD OF GOVERNORS Investment Committee Terms of Reference Purpose The purpose of the Investment by the Board from time to time. Composition The Investment Committee shall be composed of not less than three) developing appropriate investment policies and objectives; (c) monitoring investment performance against

Brownstone, Rob

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Cathode porous transport irreversibility model for PEM fuel cell design  

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The influence is studied of slip-irreversibility at the interface between the gas diffusion layer, also referred to here as the porous transport layer, and the catalyst layer of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC). A two-dimensional cathode ... Keywords: catalyst layer, exergy, gas diffusion layer, slip flow irreversibility

E. O. B. Ogedengbe; M. A. Rosen

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 6 - Investment Appraisal  

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Abstract This chapter describes the investment appraisal, which is part of the business case. It includes the calculations for return on investment (ROI) and net present value (NPV) using the discounted cash flow (DCF) method. Also discussed are payback, internal rate of return (IRR), and cost/benefit analysis. The chapter contains a discount factor table and worked examples.

Albert Lester

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Checking and standardisation of investment analysis data by Investment Controlling  

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One of the major tasks of Investment Controlling is the development and fixing of adequate concepts of investment analysis within its standardised work flow. This ... control of the data to be integrated into investment

Prof. Dr. Thomas Reichmann

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA INVESTMENT MANUAL  

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UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA INVESTMENT MANUAL TABLE OF CONTENTS GENERAL INFORMATION........................................................................................................................ 2 INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES ..................................................................................... 4 AUTHORIZED INVESTMENTS

Wu, Shin-Tson

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IT opportunities in investment banks  

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......Training Careers and Training IT opportunities in investment banks Vikesh Harbham Many investment banks spend billions every year on technology...Harbham, currently on a work placement at an investment bank. In this article he updates the image......

Vikesh Harbham

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment in small ITC enterprises  

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...News Investment in small ITC enterprises Bill Freyenfeld...at http://www.bcs.org.uk/ Investment in small ITC enterprises 'Britain's...this are a combination of inadequate investment, market-size limitations, unskilled......

Bill Freyenfeld

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Financial investment and environmental performance  

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...Clift and J. F. Davidson Financial investment and environmental performance Sir Geoffrey...utilities when justifying financial investment in selected programmes designed to improve...there should both be a return on each investment though the yardsticks might differ...

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Endogenous production capacity investment in natural gas market equilibrium models  

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Abstract The large-scale natural gas equilibrium model applied in Egging, 2013 combines long-term market equilibria and investments in infrastructure while accounting for market power by certain suppliers. Such models are widely used to simulate market outcomes given different scenarios of demand and supply development, environmental regulations and investment options in natural gas and other resource markets. However, no model has so far combined the logarithmic production cost function commonly used in natural gas models with endogenous investment decisions in production capacity. Given the importance of capacity constraints in the determination of the natural gas supply, this is a serious shortcoming of the current literature. This short note provides a proof that combining endogenous investment decisions and a logarithmic cost function yields a convex minimization problem, paving the way for an important extension of current state-of-the-art equilibrium models.

Daniel Huppmann

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CALIFORNIA INVESTMENT PLAN FOR  

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AND VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM DRAFTCOMMITTEEREPORT MARCH 2009 CEC-600 and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program - Docket # 08-ALT-1. The report will be considered ............................................................................................. 2 Investing in Clean Economic Development

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JAPAN LIBERALIZES FOREIGN INVESTMENT  

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JAPAN LIBERALIZES FOREIGN INVESTMENT ... The list adds 155 business categories to the 50 designated for freeing and partial freeing almost two years ago in Japan's first-round liberalization (C&EN, July 24, 1967, page 24). ...

1969-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid Under Uncertainty  

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Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid Under Uncertainty Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid Under Uncertainty Speaker(s): Afzal Siddiqui Date: July 24, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 This study examines a California-based microgrid's decision to invest in a distributed generation (DG) unit that operates on natural gas. While the long-term natural gas generation cost is stochastc, we initially assume that the microgrid may purchase electricity at a fixed retail rate from its utility. Using the real options approach, we find natural gas generation cost thresholds that trigger DG investment. Furthermore, the consideration of operational flexibility by the microgrid accelerates DG investment, while the option to disconnect entirely from the utility is not attractive. By allowing the electricity price to be stochastic, we next determine an

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JAPAN: Investment in Graphite  

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JAPAN: Investment in Graphite ... Union Carbide, attempting entry into Japan's graphite electrode industry, has just had one obstacle removed from its path by the Fair Trade Commission in Tokyo. ... In deciding that the company's proposed joint venture with Nippon Carbon Co. conforms with provision's of Japan's antimonopoly law, FTC has improved the prospects for a new tactic in the often difficult process of foreign direct investment in Japanese production firms. ...

1969-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Centre for Social Investment University of Heidelberg No. 16/ March 2014 Volume 6 www.csi.uni-heidelberg.de/report  

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Centre for Social Investment · University of Heidelberg No. 16/ March 2014 · Volume 6 · www for communities. They now also have a solid decision-making basis from which they can examine specific investment level. For every euro invested, the state yielded a return of nearly six euros. This profit consisted

Heermann, Dieter W.

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Do Firms Interact Strategically? A Structural Model of the Multi-Stage Investment Timing Game  

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their exploration and development investment timing decisions, positive information externalities and negative's production decisions and profits depend on the decisions of firms owning neighboring tracts of land etrics, in industrial organization, in m icroeconom ic theory, in energy econom ics, and in environm

Lin, C.-Y. Cynthia

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Irreversible Thermodynamics and Smart Materials Systems Modelling. Example of  

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Irreversible Thermodynamics and Smart Materials Systems Modelling. Example of Magnetic Shape Memory mechanisms in smart materials. This procedure is applied to Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys actuators of complex active materials for smart systems. Keywords: Smart material systems, Actuator design

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICE MANAGEMENT OFFICE  

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INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICE THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH University of Utah | Investment Management Office Quarterly Summary The Endowment Pool had a positive first quarter (ending March gain from investments of $7.8 million. The Endowment Pool unit value of $100 has grown to $175 in 10

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Investment and Cashflow Jonathan Lewellen  

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Investment and Cashflow Jonathan Lewellen Dartmouth College jon.lewellen@dartmouth.edu Katharina comments and suggestions. #12;Investment and Cashflow Abstract We provide new estimates of investment's investment opportunities. Controlling only for M/B, a dollar of current- and prior-year cashflow

Lin, Xiaodong

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Retail sales forecast : a cross sectional approach for real investment strategy  

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The intent of this thesis is to identify the demand drivers for ten retail sub-categories in the US and develop an understanding of how to best use this information to make better retail real estate investment decisions. ...

Kong, Ai, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apply option-thinking in long term infrastructure investment : the case of commercial real estate  

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Over the last two decades the application of real options theory has dramatically altered the way researches model infrastructure investment decisions. Real options are the right, but not obligation to do something for a ...

Zhang, Na, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of the Clean Development Mechanism on wind energy investments in Turkey  

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As carbon trading continues to be implemented on both a national and an international scale, it is becoming an important factor in renewable energy investment decisions. Turkey, with continuous growth of carbo...

Murat Tun; Ruhan Pak

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Decision Summaries  

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oha/decision-summaries Office of Hearings and Appeals oha/decision-summaries Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-287-1566 en Summary of Decisions - December 30, 2013 - January 3, 2014 http://energy.gov/oha/articles/summary-decisions-december-30-2013-january-3-2014 decisions-december-30-2013-january-3-2014" class="title-link">Summary of Decisions - December 30, 2013 - January 3, 2014

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Invest -An Investment Assistant http://web.mit.edu/manoli/invest/www/invest.html 1 of 11 11/18/2003 5:50 PM  

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Invest - An Investment Assistant http://web.mit.edu/manoli/invest/www/invest.html 1 of 11 11/18/2003 5:50 PM Invest - An Investment Assistant 6.038 Final Project - AI in Practice Manolis Kamvysselis. Introduction The of the project is to build an investment assistant. The purpose is not to have the computer

Kellis, Manolis

110

Mini-Review Neural Antecedents of Financial Decisions  

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for predicting choices and for building a physiologically constrained theory of decision-making. Key wordsMini-Review Neural Antecedents of Financial Decisions Brian Knutson1 and Peter Bossaerts2 1 of Finance, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125 To explain investing decisions

Knutson, Brian

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Technology Investment Roadmap 2012 -2017  

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Technology Investment Roadmap 2012 - 2017 20 February 2012 #12;2 Contents Introduction & Overview................................................................... 23 #12;3 Introduction & Overview This Technology Investment Roadmap (TIR) has been developed ............................................................................................ 8 Trend 3: Technology Enabled Learning

Hickman, Mark

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Commerce Cracks Down  

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Commerce Cracks Down ... U.S. companies "will have to learn to live with" some form of mandatory federal controls on direct overseas investments "for at least a few years." ...

1968-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Japan may lower investment bars  

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Japan may lower investment bars ... But Minister of International Trade and Industry Takeo Miki did indicate that his ministry is studying the feasibility of easing restrictions on foreign investments, industry by industry. ...

1966-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustaining Our Investment Residency Communications  

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Sustaining Our Investment Residency Communications Session #141 October 6, 2009 WHEPSUG 2009 Oshkosh, WI #12;Sustaining Our Investment Your Presenter Aaron Apel University of Wisconsin ­Madison · 6 Section 2 #12;Sustaining Our Investment Overview 3 This presentation will focus primarily on the setup

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

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COMMISSION REPORT 20122013 INVESTMENT PLAN  

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COMMISSION REPORT 20122013 INVESTMENT PLAN UPDATE FOR THE ALTERNATIVE AND RENEWABLE FUEL, and diesel substitute fuels. State investment is necessary to fill the gap and fund the differential cost the Energy Commission to adopt an investment plan that describes how funding will complement existing public

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PURDUE EXTENSION Capital Investment Analysis  

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PURDUE EXTENSION EC-731 Capital Investment Analysis and Project Assessment Michael Boehlje and Cole Ehmke Department of Agricultural Economics Audience: Business managers facing a capital investment present value of a project and determine if the investment will generate enough cash to make debt payments

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Private Capital Welcome  

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Private Capital Welcome ... The recent proposal by a business advisory council for a federally chartered corporation to spur private capital investment in developing countries " . . . ... The proposed corporation, urged in a report to the Agency for International Development, would take over and expand the investment guaranty and financing programs administered by AID's Office of Private Resources. ...

1969-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Patterns of Transmission Investment  

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long term performance contracts with a developer of an HVDC transmission link to expand interconnection capacity between TSOs with no or limited interconnections and with large sustained differences in prices. Merchant investments supported... truly separate AC networks. For example, by building HVDC inter-connectors between two separate networks, opportunities to increase trades of power from high price to low priced areas can be exploited. The HVDC link between the England and France...

Joskow, Paul

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Interested Parties - Organization for International Investment...  

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Organization for International Investment Interested Parties - Organization for International Investment PI.pdf More Documents & Publications Interested Parties - Morgan Wright...

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A quantum version of free energy irreversible work relations  

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A quantum version of free energy ­ irreversible work relations Wojciech De Roeck 1 and Christian#erence of equilibrium free energies. The main new ingredient is the identification of work depending on the quantum such as the Helmholtz free energy are crucial in applications of thermodynamics. They give insight in what processes

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Foreign Direct Investment in U  

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Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Energy in 1998 Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Energy in 1998 Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Energy in U.S. Energy in U.S. Energy in U.S. Energy in 1998 in 1998 in 1998 in 1998 November 2000 Energy Information Administration/Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Energy in 1998 Contacts This report was prepared in the Office of Energy Markets and End Use of the Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, under the general direction of W. Calvin Kilgore. The project was directed by Mark E. Rodekohr, Director of the Energy Markets and Contingency Information Division (202) 586-1441, and Mary E. Northup, the Team Leader for Financial Analysis (202) 586-1383. Specific technical information concerning this

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Capital expenditure decision making in small firms  

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A number of studies have been conducted to determine the extent to which large firms utilize sophisticated techniques in capital expenditure decision making. This research effort focuses on financial decision making procedures of small firms, exploring the techniques utilized to evaluate investment opportunities, methods employed to adjust for risk, purposes of expenditures and concern for profitability, and the source and cost of funds. In light of the recent debate on the capital shortage issue, small firms were also asked what type of tax reform they deemed most desirable to stimulate capital investments.

L.R. Runyon

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Return on Investment - Fuel Recycle  

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This report provides a methodology and requisite data to assess the potential Energy Return On Investment (EROI) for nuclear fuel cycle alternatives, and applies that methodology to a limited set of used fuel recycle scenarios. This paper is based on a study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and a parallel evaluation by AREVA Federal Services LLC, both of which were sponsored by the DOE Fuel Cycle Technologies (FCT) Program. The focus of the LLNL effort was to develop a methodology that can be used by the FCT program for such analysis that is consistent with the broader energy modeling community, and the focus of the AREVA effort was to bring industrial experience and operational data into the analysis. This cooperative effort successfully combined expertise from the energy modeling community with expertise from the nuclear industry. Energy Return on Investment is one of many figures of merit on which investment in a new energy facility or process may be judged. EROI is the ratio of the energy delivered by a facility divided by the energy used to construct, operate and decommission that facility. While EROI is not the only criterion used to make an investment decision, it has been shown that, in technologically advanced societies, energy supplies must exceed a minimum EROI. Furthermore, technological history shows a trend towards higher EROI energy supplies. EROI calculations have been performed for many components of energy technology: oil wells, wind turbines, photovoltaic modules, biofuels, and nuclear reactors. This report represents the first standalone EROI analysis of nuclear fuel reprocessing (or recycling) facilities.

Halsey, W; Simon, A J; Fratoni, M; Smith, C; Schwab, P; Murray, P

2012-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy Efficient,  

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Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy Efficient, Transit-oriented and Urban Regeneration Office Properties in the US from 1998-2008 Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager

125

THREE ESSAYS ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATIES.  

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??In the past several decades, a significant, worldwide expansion in bilateral investment treaties (BITs) occurred and aimed to improve protection for foreign investors rights and (more)

Vashchilko, Tatiana

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Optimal investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with  

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investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with uncertainty in electric vehicles driving schedules Title Optimal investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with uncertainty in electric vehicles driving schedules Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-6471E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Cardoso, Gonçalo, Michael Stadler, Mohammad Bozchalui, Ratnesh Sharma, Chris Marnay, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, and Paulo Ferrão Journal Energy Date Published 10/2013 Abstract The large scale penetration of electric vehicles (EVs) will introduce technical challenges to the distribution grid, but also carries the potential for vehicle-to-grid services. Namely, if available in large enough numbers, EVs can be used as a distributed energy resource (DER) and their presence can influence optimal DER investment and scheduling decisions in microgrids. In this work, a novel EV fleet aggregator model is introduced in a stochastic formulation of DER-CAM [1], an optimization tool used to address DER investment and scheduling problems. This is used to assess the impact of EV interconnections on optimal DER solutions considering uncertainty in EV driving schedules. Optimization results indicate that EVs can have a significant impact on DER investments, particularly if considering short payback periods. Furthermore, results suggest that uncertainty in driving schedules carries little significance to total energy costs, which is corroborated by results obtained using the stochastic formulation of the problem.

127

Chapter 1 - Investment Philosophy and Process  

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The investment philosophy and process combine to define the investment approach of the investor or investment organization. Together, the investment philosophy and process provide a framework in which to understand markets and select investments. Without these, the entire endeavor is ad hoc. In short, the investment philosophy provides the why and the investment process provides the how with regard to an investment organizations approach to investing. The investment philosophy and process are critical elements in providing for consistency through time in a student-managed investment fund. This chapter describes the key elements of investment philosophy and process statements and provides examples from both student-managed investment funds and institutional investment managers.

Brian Bruce; Jason Greene

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Roughening due to edge diffusion for irreversible aggregation C. Ratsch,1,2,  

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Roughening due to edge diffusion for irreversible aggregation C. Ratsch,1,2, * M. C. Wheeler,2 for epitaxial growth enhances surface roughening for a model of irreversible aggregation. The reason

Ratsch, Christian

129

Applications of Irreversible Thermodynamics: Bulk and Interfacial Electronic, Ionic, Magnetic, and Thermal Transport  

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Irreversible thermodynamics is a widely-applicable toolset that extends thermodynamics to describe systems undergoing irreversible processes. It is particularly useful for describing macroscopic flow of system components, whether conserved (e...

Sears, Matthew

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

130

International Investment Trend of Photovoltaics.  

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??What is the trend of the global solar PV industry? What is the importance of Solar Energy in Renewable Energy? Why shall we invest solar (more)

Lin, Hsin-yu

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

An Investigation of the effect of graphite degradation on irreversible  

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An Investigation of the effect of graphite degradation on irreversible An Investigation of the effect of graphite degradation on irreversible capacity in lithium-ion cells. Title An Investigation of the effect of graphite degradation on irreversible capacity in lithium-ion cells. Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2008 Authors Hardwick, Laurence J., Marek Marcinek, Leanne Beer, John B. Kerr, and Robert Kostecki Journal Electrochemical Society Volume 155 Start Page A442 Issue 6 Pagination A442-A447 Keywords chromatography, electrochemical electrodes, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, Fourier transform spectra, graphite, infrared spectra, lithium, mass spectra, Raman spectra, scanning electron microscopy, secondary cells, sputtering, surface structure Abstract The effect of surface structural damage on graphitic anodes, commonly observed in tested Li-ion cells, was investigated. Similar surface structural disorder was artificially induced in Mag-10 synthetic graphite anodes using argon-ion sputtering. Raman microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, and Brunauer-Emmett-Teller measurements confirmed that Ar-ion sputtered Mag-10 electrodes display a similar degree of surface degradation as the anodes from tested Li-ion cells. Artificially modified Mag-10 anodes showed double the irreversible charge capacity during the first formation cycle compared to fresh unaltered anodes. Impedance spectroscopy and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy on surface-modified graphite anodes indicated the formation of a thicker and slightly more resistive solid electrolyte interphase (SEI) layer. Gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy analysis of solvent extracts from the electrodes detected the presence of new compounds with Mw on the order of 1600gmol-1 for the surface-modified electrode with no evidence of elevated Mw species for the unmodified electrode. The structural disorder induced in the graphite during long-term cycling may be responsible for the slow and continuous SEI layer reformation, and consequently, the loss of reversible capacity due to the shift of lithium inventory in cycled Li-ion cells.

132

Tolman's law in linear irreversible thermodynamics: a kinetic theory approach  

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In this paper it is shown that Tolman's law can be derived from relativistic kinetic theory applied to a simple fluid in a BGK-like approximation. Using this framework, it becomes clear that the contribution of the gravitational field can be viewed as a cross effect that resembles the so-called \\emph{Thomson effect} in irreversible thermodynamics. A proper generalization of Tolman's law in an inhomogeneous medium is formally established based on these grounds.

A. Sandoval-Villalbazo; A. L. Garcia-Perciante; D. Brun-Battistini

2012-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

133

The Political Risk in the Foreign Investment Strategic Decisions  

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Indeed, most Western countries have set up a system of guarantee against political risks. In 1971, France set up two ... Assurance lExportation). The cost of risk coverage varies between 0,4 % and ... 1) the c...

Alain Chevalier; Georges Hirsch; Jyoti Gupta

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

SONOMA STATE ENTERPRISES, INC. INVESTMENT POLICY  

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SONOMA STATE ENTERPRISES, INC. INVESTMENT POLICY INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES The long range investment of the Corporation by achieving a maximum rate of return on assets consistent with prudent investment management is defined as protection of the investment principal from its loss of purchasing power over time. POLICY

Ravikumar, B.

135

Multiplicity of investment equilibria when pollution permits are not tradable  

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Paper ???? Multiplicity of investment equilibria whenauthor. Multiplicity of investment equilibria when pollutionon aggregate levels of investment in abatement capital.

Karp, Larry

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Securing linked transportation systems: economic implications and investment strategies  

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implications and investment strategies Adib Kanafani andeconomic implications and investment strategies Journal ofimplications and investment strategies Adib Kanafani &

Kanafani, Adib; Huang, Jiangchuan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Policies, Procedures and Guidelines Statement of Investment Policies-Investment Pool (2009)  

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Policies, Procedures and Guidelines Statement of Investment Policies-Investment Pool (2009) Complete Policy Title: Statement of Investment Policies and Objectives ­ Investment Pool Policy Number (if prevails. #12;Statement of Investment Policies and Objectives ­ Investment Pool Page 1 October 15, 2009

Haykin, Simon

138

Prioritizing conservation investments for mammal species globally  

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...with the greatest risk of habitat loss...necessarily chosen for investment [20]. The choice...circumstances a more risk-averse approach to investment allocation will...the likelihood of investment success associated with political instability [79...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

MONGOLIA'S INVESTMENT PRIORITIES FROM A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT  

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1 MONGOLIA'S INVESTMENT PRIORITIES FROM A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE SHAGDAR ENKHBAYAR, DAVID Quality Considerations 15 J. Inclusive and stable economic growth 15 3 PRIORITY INVESTMENT SCENARIOS development projects and investment partnerships, the Government of Mongolia plans to leverage its abundant

Kammen, Daniel M.

140

Smart Grid Investments Improve Grid Reliability, Resilience,...  

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Investments Improve Grid Reliability, Resilience, and Storm Responses (November 2014) Smart Grid Investments Improve Grid Reliability, Resilience, and Storm Responses (November...

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141

Evergreen Securities formerly Ethanol Investments | Open Energy...  

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Securities formerly Ethanol Investments Jump to: navigation, search Name Evergreen Securities (formerly Ethanol Investments) Place London, England, United Kingdom Zip EC2V 5DE...

142

Biodiesel Investment Group | Open Energy Information  

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Investment Group Place: Dallas, Texas Zip: 75205 Sector: Biofuels Product: Biodiesel Investment Group is a subsidiary established by Earth Biofuels to coordinate the company's...

143

A Coherence Perspective of Bilateral Investment Treaties.  

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??Foreign investment is mainly protected through national laws. However the wide-spreading network of bilateral investment treaties aims to ensure a certain standard of protection. These (more)

Al-Louzi, Rawan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

California Low Carbon Fuels Infrastructure Investment Initiative...  

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California Low Carbon Fuels Infrastructure Investment Initiative California Low Carbon Fuels Infrastructure Investment Initiative 2012 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and...

145

Carbon Trust Investments Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Ltd Place: United Kingdom Sector: Carbon Product: UK-based venture capital investment division of The Carbon Trust. References: Carbon Trust Investments Ltd1 This...

146

Reilly Industries Is Acquired By Investment Firm  

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Reilly Industries Is Acquired By Investment Firm ... Arsenal Managing Director Barry Siadat says his firm invests in niche market leaders in the specialty chemical ... ...

MICHAEL MCCOY

2005-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

147

Return on Investment | Department of Energy  

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invested. Fossil Energy Research Benefits - Return on Investment More Documents & Publications Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program Sustainable Coal Use A Legacy of Benefit...

148

Energy Department Announces Building Energy Efficiency Investments...  

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Energy Department Announces Building Energy Efficiency Investments in Twenty-Two States Energy Department Announces Building Energy Efficiency Investments in Twenty-Two States June...

149

Irreversible transformations of native celluloses, upon exposure to elevated temperatures  

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Carbohydrate Polymers 100 (2014) 2- 8 Carbohydrate Polymers 100 (2014) 2- 8 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Carbohydrate Polymers j o u r n a l h o m e p a g e : w w w . e l s e v i e r . c o m / l o c a t e / c a r b p o l Irreversible transformations of native celluloses, upon exposure to elevated temperatures R.S. Atalla a , M.F. Crowley b , M.E. Himmel b , R.H. Atalla a,c,∗ a Cellulose Sciences International, Madison, WI, United States b National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States c University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, United States a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 29 August 2012 Received in revised form 4 June 2013 Accepted 7 June 2013 Available online 15 June 2013 Keywords: Transformation Irreversible Celluloses Elevated Temperatures Native Accessibility Aggregation a b s t r a c t Current research, basic and applied, assumes that observed recalcitrance of celluloses is an inherent

150

Decision Theory and Real Decisions:  

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Decision theory has been extremely successful in various ways. As a theory per se..., it has provided interesting research opportunities stemming from an elegant central core. It has served as a basis for identif...

Kenneth R. MacCrimmon

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Arlas Invest | Open Energy Information  

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Arlas Invest Arlas Invest Jump to: navigation, search Name Arlas Invest Sector Marine and Hydrokinetic Website http://www.capricornioct.com Region Spain LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This company is listed in the Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Database. This company is involved in the following MHK Technologies: TUVALU This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Arlas_Invest&oldid=678244" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs MHK Companies What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation:

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Pivotal Investments | Open Energy Information  

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Pivotal Investments Pivotal Investments Name Pivotal Investments Address 433 NW 4th Avenue, Suite 200 Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97209 Region Pacific Northwest Area Product Early-stage venture capital firm. Phone number (503) 341-0004 Website http://www.pivotal-investments Coordinates 45.526513°, -122.674833° 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":45.526513,"lon":-122.674833,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

153

Samfi Invest | Open Energy Information  

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Samfi Invest Samfi Invest Jump to: navigation, search Name Samfi-Invest Place Normandy, France Sector Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind energy Product France-based investment company invloved in the development of renewable energy projects particularly in the exploitation of wind farms and solar power. Coordinates 35.453205°, -86.259949° 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":35.453205,"lon":-86.259949,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

154

Capital investment and momentum strategies  

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We use three ways to measure firms capital investment. First, we use scaled annual capital expenditure (I). Second, we use the change of scaled annual capital expenditure (IC) between 2years. Finally, ... (Accr...

Guohua Jiang; Donglin Li; Gang Li

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

CHEMICAL MAKERS INVEST IN SOLAR  

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CHEMICAL MAKERS INVEST IN SOLAR ... CAPACITY BOOST: New projects target raw materials and research ... The projects will increase capacity and advance research for chemical components of both traditional polysilicon solar cells and newer thin-film modules. ...

MELODY VOITH

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

156

Modeling Resource, Infrastructure, and Policy Cost Layers for Optimizing Renewable Energy Investment and Deployment  

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This paper presents a framework for creating a common spatial canvass that can bring together considerations of resource availability, infrastructure reliability, and development costs while strategizing renewable energy investment. We describe the underlying models and methodologies that annotate an investment plan for potential sites over a time-period with costs and constraints which may be imposed on distance from infrastructure, system impact on infrastructure, and policy incentives. The framework is intended as an enabler for visualization, optimization and decision making across diverse dimensions while searching for lucrative investment-plans.

Sukumar, Sreenivas R [ORNL] [ORNL; Olama, Mohammed M [ORNL] [ORNL; Shankar, Mallikarjun [ORNL] [ORNL; Hadley, Stanton W [ORNL] [ORNL; Nutaro, James J [ORNL] [ORNL; Protopopescu, Vladimir A [ORNL] [ORNL; Malinchik, Sergey [Lockheed Martin Corporation] [Lockheed Martin Corporation; Ives, Barry [Lockheed Martin Corporation] [Lockheed Martin Corporation

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Varian investment pays off in major NMR advances  

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Varian investment pays off in major NMR advances ... Varian's investment in NMR had slowed accordingly. ...

RUBY M. BAUM

1985-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

158

What kind of theory for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Bulgaria?  

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The purpose of this paper is to present a theoretical framework to analyse and understand the reasons behind Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) decisions in Bulgaria, during its transition to a market economy. The analysis points out that the process concerning investment decisions in Bulgaria has been a distinctly dynamic and complex process, which was affected by diverse factors at different stages of transition. More precisely, over time and as the transition reforms progressed, many of the location challenges turned into location advantages that contributed to the attraction of significant amounts of FDI, especially in the last few years before the global economic crisis struck.

Christina Sakali

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Pan European Socially Responsible Investment Policy  

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Schroder Pan European Socially Responsible Investment Policy August 2008 This document is intended Investment Policy Contents Our approach to socially responsible investment 1 Our philosophy 1 Integrating environmental, social and governance issues into investment processes 2 ESG corporate disclosure 2 Shareholder

Glasgow, University of

160

Change Investment Funds BSA Retirement Plan  

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Change Investment Funds BSA Retirement Plan: If you want to change to a different investment fund in a company you are currently using · Contact the investment company directly by telephone · Or, if you have set-up your access through the investment company website, you can change it online If you want

Ohta, Shigemi

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA INVESTMENT POLICY  

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i UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA INVESTMENT POLICY Policy & Procedures Manual Effective Date Policy Number INVESTMENT POLICY 12/07/06 ­ Approved by USF Board of Trustees USF BOT 06-001 #12;ii TABLE by This Policy 3 5.0 Fund Investment Requirements 4 6.0 Fund Performance Objectives and Investment Report 4 7

Meyers, Steven D.

162

Irreversibility in Collapse-Free Quantum Dynamics and the Second Law of Thermodynamics  

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Proposals to solve the problems of quantum measurement via non-linear CPT-violating modifications of quantum dynamics are argued to provide a possible fundamental explanation for the irreversibility of statistical mechanics as well. The argument is expressed in terms of collapse-free accounts. The reverse picture, in which statistical irreversibility generates quantum irreversibility, is argued to be less satisfactory because it leaves the Born probability rule unexplained.

M. B. Weissman

2006-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Scientific Alternative Investment Advisory Partners | Open Energy  

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Scientific Alternative Investment Advisory Partners Scientific Alternative Investment Advisory Partners Jump to: navigation, search Name Scientific Alternative Investment Advisory Partners Place Frankfurt, Germany Zip 60325 Sector Renewable Energy Product String representation "SCAIAP speciali ... aned companies." is too long. References Scientific Alternative Investment Advisory Partners[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Scientific Alternative Investment Advisory Partners is a company located in Frankfurt, Germany . References ↑ "Scientific Alternative Investment Advisory Partners" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Scientific_Alternative_Investment_Advisory_Partners&oldid=350688

164

Better Buildings Alliance Solar Decision Guide  

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Businesses considering implementing solar PV may encounter widespread geographic differences regarding utility incentive structures (buy-down incentives, performance based incentives, feed-in tariffs, etc.), utility policies (net metering, interconnection requirements), regulatory structures, and permitting requirements. They might also have uncertainty about how to assess the different ownership structures (PPA, lease, own, etc.). The Solar Decision Guide can help companies navigate this complex environment to determine if investing in solar makes financial sense and to identify the regions that offer the most promising returns on solar investment.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - applying irreversible thermodynamics Sample...  

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49, dCembre 1988 Summary: of ferromagnetic insulators; he showed that an irreversible heat loss was given by the decrementof thermodynamic... of magnetization in the direction...

166

Irreversibility of entanglement distillation for a class of symmetric states  

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We investigate the irreversibility of entanglement distillation for a symmetric (d+1)-parameter family of mixed bipartite quantum states acting on Hilbert spaces of arbitrary dimension dxd. We prove that in this family the entanglement cost is generically strictly larger than the distillable entanglement, so that the set of states for which the distillation process is asymptotically reversible is of measure zero. This remains true even if the distillation process is catalytically assisted by pure-state entanglement and every operation is allowed, which preserves the positivity of the partial transpose. It is shown that reversibility occurs only in cases where the state is a tagged mixture. The reversible cases are shown to be completely characterized by minimal uncertainty vectors for entropic uncertainty relations.

Vollbrecht, Karl Gerd H.; Wolf, Michael M. [Institut fuer Mathematische Physik, Mendelssohnstrasse 3, D-38106 Braunschweig (Germany); Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik, Hans-Kopfermann-Strasse 1, D-85748 Garching (Germany); Werner, Reinhard F. [Institut fuer Mathematische Physik, Mendelssohnstrasse 3, D-38106 Braunschweig (Germany)

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Temperatureentropy diagram for an irreversible absorption refrigeration cycle  

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This article develops the theoretical foundation for the temperatureentropy (Ts) diagram for irreversible absorption chillers that employ either a volatile or nonvolatile working pair. The representation of a real absorption refrigeration cycle on a Ts diagram can directly depict the energetic superiority of one design over another. For practical usage this diagrammatic approach only requires as inputs the inlet and outlet state points that can be computed based on the corresponding temperatures pressures and component concentrations of each of the heat-and-mass exchanger modules within a chiller system and can therefore also be employed as a useful tool for system analysis and diagnosis. The same method is also applicable to any continuously operating thermodynamic system that is wholly or partially driven by thermal power.

H. T. Chua; H. K. Toh; K. C. Ng

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Irreversible work and inner friction in quantum thermodynamic processes  

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We discuss the thermodynamics of closed quantum systems driven out of equilibrium by a change in a control parameter and undergoing a unitary process. We compare the work actually done on the system with the one that would be performed along ideal adiabatic and isothermal transformations. The comparison with the latter leads to the introduction of irreversible work, while that with the former leads to the introduction of inner friction. We show that these two quantities can be treated on equal footing, as both can be linked with the heat exchanged in thermalization processes and both can be expressed as relative entropies. Furthermore, we show that a specific fluctuation relation for the entropy production associated with the inner friction exists, which allows the inner friction to be written in terms of its cumulants.

F. Plastina; A. Alecce; T. J. G. Apollaro; G. Falcone; G. Francica; F. Galve; N. Lo Gullo; R. Zambrini

2014-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

169

Irreversible Thermodynamics of the Universe: Constraints from Planck Data  

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The present work deals with irreversible Universal thermodynamics. The homogenous and isotropic flat model of the universe is chosen as open thermodynamical system and non-equilibrium thermodynamics comes into picture due to the mechanism of particle creation. For simplicity, entropy flow is considered only due to heat conduction. Further, due to Maxwell-Cattaneo modified Fourier law for non-equilibrium phenomenon, the temperature satisfies damped wave equation instead of heat conduction equation. Validity of generalized second law of thermodynamics (GSLT) has been investigated for Universe bounded by apparent or event horizon with cosmic substrutum as perfect fluid with constant or variable equation of state or interacting dark species. Finally, we have used three Planck data sets to constrain the thermal conductivity \\lambda and the coupling parameter b^2. These constraints must be satisfied in order for GSLT to hold for Universe bounded by apparent or event horizons.

Subhajit Saha; Atreyee Biswas; Subenoy Chakraborty

2014-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

170

Two studies of nonlinear processes in irreversible thermodynamics  

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The investigation dealt with two lines of research into two well-defined problems of engineering science: a study of two-phase flow and of nonelastic deformations in structural solids. Both topics fall into the broad field of nonlinear irreversible processes. The study of two-phase flow resulted in a complete topological analysis of the canonical mathematical model of one-dimensional flow of a mixture of two phases, now predominantly used in industry, especially the nuclear industry. The topological analysis is confronted with the practice of discretizing the analytic model for the purpose of formulating a numerical computer code. It is shown that in the presence of singular points in the phase space of the differential equations of the model there occur spurious numerical solutions. Such solutions may contain segments which are correct approximations to the exact trajectory, but always include branches which are totally false and misleading. The topological method allows the operator to formulate a subroutine which eliminates spurious solutions. The study of inelastic deformations, i.e., of irreversible processes in structural solids provided a consistent presentation of the local-state approximation erroneously called the method of local equilibrium in the literature. The key concept which impedes the correct use of thermodynamics in this field is the definition of a measurable entropy of a nonequilibrium state. The local state approximation solves this problem by assigning to a nonequilibrium state n the entropy of the accompanying equilibrium state e. The two states, n and e, are linked by having the same values of a specified set of extensive properties. The same principle settles the comparison between the intensive properties of n and e, which are different.

Kestin, J.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Calvert Investments | Open Energy Information  

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Investments Investments Name Calvert Investments Address 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 1000N Place Bethesda, Maryland Zip 20814 Phone number (800) 368-2745 Website http://www.calvert.com/ Coordinates 38.9839838°, -77.0914683° 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":38.9839838,"lon":-77.0914683,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

172

Decision of the Wind Power Projects Based on Cost-Efficient Method  

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To start from the investment characteristics of wind power projects, account for wind power projects in the life-cycle costs and project income, decision analysis and application of cost-effectiveness of wind pow...

Gao Hong; Gao Wu; Lu Guo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

The Use of Operational Research and Systems Analysis in Decision Making in Unilever  

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...Use of Operational Research and Systems Analysis in Decision Making in Unilever...investment and withdrawal problems. Systems analysis helps us to study the long-term...current information and we have computer based financial models to enable...

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

The Impact of Delegating Decision Making to IT on the Sunk Cost Effect  

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In this research, we investigate the impact of delegating decision making to information technology (IT) on an important human decision bias - the sunk cost effect. To address our research question, we use a unique and very rich dataset provided by an auction website containing actual market transaction data for approximately 7,000 pay-per-bid auctions. We analyze direct buy decisions of auction participants who did not plan to exercise the direct buy option prior to the beginning of the auction, but who, after failing to win the auction, did buy the product directly because of their normatively irrelevant sunk investments. Not surprisingly, participants with a higher monetary investment have an increased likelihood of violating the assumption of rationality due to the sunk cost effect. Interestingly, after controlling for monetary investments, participants who delegate their decision making to IT and, consequently, have comparably lower behavioral investments (e.g., emotional attachment, effort, time) are le...

Herrmann, Philipp N; Rahman, Mohammad S

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Modelling and control of multi-energy systems: an irreversible port-Hamiltonian approach Hector Ramireza  

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Modelling and control of multi-energy systems: an irreversible port-Hamiltonian approach Hector the formalism. Keywords: Irreversible thermodynamics, port-Hamiltonian system, control, multi-energy systems 1-mail: dsbarbar@udec.cl). Abstract In recent work a class of quasi port Hamiltonian system expressing the first

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

176

DSM INVESTS IN MEDICAL POLYMERS  

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DSM INVESTS IN MEDICAL POLYMERS ... AS PART OF ITS SHIFT toward the specialty materials business, DSM will acquire Polymer Technology Group (PTG), a privately held maker of biomedical polymers. ... DSM isnt disclosing the purchase price other than to say it is about 10 times PTGs annual earnings. ...

MELODY VOITH

2008-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

177

FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Controls Coming Off  

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Chances are good that one of President Nixon's first tasks when he returns from Europe will be to see what he can do to dismantle the direct controls on foreign investment by U.S. firms instituted in January 1968.Speaking at the just-concluded midwinter ...

1969-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

178

IMPORTANT UPDATES TO YOUR INVESTMENTS  

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Financial. The University recently completed a comprehensive assessment of your plan's investment fund Segregated Fund Legg Mason Batterymarch U.S. Equity Segregated Fund BlackRock US Equity Index Segregated Hedged Synthetic U.S. Equity Index Segregated Fund BlackRock US Equity Index Segregated Fund New funds

179

Decision Support for Redesigning Wastewater Treatment Technologies  

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Critical macroenvironmental factors, such as housing density, transportation infrastructure, and climate conditions were found to affect technology decisions regarding reactor volume, weight of outputs, energy consumption, atmospheric emissions, investment cost, and net revenue. ... It covers Social, Technological, Economic, Environmental, Political, Legal, Ethical, and Demographic factors that can influence the design of the treatment processes, costs, and end-product outputs of the proposed RRP (Table 5). ... However, the risks related to acids may be prohibitive of this method. ...

Jennifer R. McConville; Rahel Knzle; Ulrike Messmer; Kai M. Udert; Tove A. Larsen

2014-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

180

Industrial Decision Making  

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Domestic industrial investment has declined due to unfavorable energy prices, and external markets. Investment behavior has changed over the past few years, and will continue due to high labor costs, tight markets and an unstable U.S. economy...

Elliott, R. N.; McKinney, V.; Shipley, A.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

2011 Department of Energy Investments in Carbon Capture Technologies...  

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Department of Energy Investments in Carbon Capture Technologies 2011 Department of Energy Investments in Carbon Capture Technologies 2011 Department of Energy Investments in Carbon...

182

The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) | Open Energy...  

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(Redirected from The Children's Investment Fund Foundation) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: The Children's Investment Fund Foundation Name: The Children's Investment Fund...

183

Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid Under Uncertainty  

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flexibility. The DG investment opportunity is similar to aDistributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid Under06 Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid Under

Siddiqui, Afzal; Marnay, Chris

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Credibility and flexibility : political institutions and foreign direct investment  

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Meyer. 2004. Foreign investment location and institutionaleconomics of foreign direct investment incentives. WorkingBidding for Mobile Investment: Economic Consequences and

Zheng, Yu

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Essays on Foreign Investment, Agglomeration Economies, and Industrial Policy  

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from Foreign Direct Investment in Services Industries?from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence from Venezuela. Thefrom Foreign Direct Investment through Technology Transfer

Du, Luosha

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid under Uncertainty  

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KM. Distributed generation investment and upgrade underin gas fired power plant investments. Review of Financial13] Dixit AK, Pindyck RS. Investment under uncertainty.

Siddiqui, Afzal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Securing linked transportation systems: economic implications and investment strategies  

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implications and investment strategies Adib Kanafani &research explores agency investment behavior in multi-agencysystems develops guidelines for investments in security. The

Kanafani, Adib; Huang, Jiangchuan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Evidence of irreversible CO2 intercalation in montmorillonite  

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Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 14 (2013) 220-226 Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 14 (2013) 220-226 Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirect International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control j o u r n a l h o m e p a g e : w w w . e l s e v i e r . c o m / l o c a t e / i j g g c Evidence of irreversible CO 2 intercalation in montmorillonite Vyacheslav N. Romanov ∗ National Energy Technology Laboratory, P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, United States a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 6 November 2012 Received in revised form 11 January 2013 Accepted 14 January 2013 Keywords: Clay Carbon dioxide Sorption Spectroscopy XRD a b s t r a c t Mitigation of the global climate change via sequestration of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) in geo- logic formations requires assessment of the reservoir storage capacity and cap rock seal integrity. The

189

Kugler Development Investments Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Kugler Development Investments Ltd Kugler Development Investments Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Kugler Development & Investments Ltd Place Israel Sector Solar Product Based in Tel-Aviv, Kugler Development & Investments is an project developer and capital investor in Israeli infrastructure projects, with particular focus on solar energy. References Kugler Development & Investments Ltd[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Kugler Development & Investments Ltd is a company located in Israel . References ↑ "Kugler Development & Investments Ltd" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Kugler_Development_Investments_Ltd&oldid=348195

190

Toshiba, Babcock & Wilcox invest in USEC  

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Toshiba Corp and Babcock & Wilcox Investment Co, an affiliate of The Babcock & Wilcox Co (B&W), have signed a definitive agreement to invest in nuclear fuel and technology company USEC Inc.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

IT investments and firm performance across economies  

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Research has shown a positive relationship between IT investments and firm performance. But the results vary across firms and performance measures. Evidence indicates that IT resource allocations, in the form of investment ...

Sahu, Rakesh

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Legal safeguards for direct investments in LDCs  

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The developing countries are caught in the cleft stick of assertion of national interests and independence, on one side, and need for an improved investment climate to attract foreign direct investment, on the ot...

Heiner Jttner

1976-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Dow Plans More U.S. Investment  

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Dow Plans More U.S. Investment ... Together, the projects demonstrate how U.S. investment in chemical manufacturing based on low-cost natural gas from shale is going beyond basic commodities to include high-value derivatives. ...

MICHAEL MCCOY

2013-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

194

Traditional investment versus absolute return programmes  

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Hilary Till and Joseph Eagleeye argue that the differences between the hedge-fund and traditional-investment industries arise from competing views of the key sources of investment returns.

Hilary Till; Joseph Eagleeye

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

CAPITAL INVESTMENT: CPI Spending Slacks Off  

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CAPITAL INVESTMENT: CPI Spending Slacks Off ... The latest quarterly capital investment survey by the National Industrial Conference Board puts unspent chemical industry capital appropriations at their lowest level since the end of 1964. ...

1968-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

196

Insufficient Incentives for Investment in Electricity Generation  

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In theory, competitive electricity markets can provide incentives for efficient investment in generating capacity. We show that if consumers and investors are risk averse, investment is efficient only if investors in generating capacity can sign...

Neuhoff, Karsten; de Vries, Laurens

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

197

808 Investments LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Investments LLC Investments LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name 808 Investments LLC Place Huntington Beach, California Zip 92649 Sector Solar Product California-based boutique investment banking firm focusing on solar and cogeneration project development or acquisition. References 808 Investments LLC[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. 808 Investments LLC is a company located in Huntington Beach, California . References ↑ "808 Investments LLC" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=808_Investments_LLC&oldid=341642" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages

198

SONOMA STATE ENTERPRISES, INC. INVESTMENT POLICY  

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pg. 1 SONOMA STATE ENTERPRISES, INC. INVESTMENT POLICY SECTION I ­ POLICY STATEMENT The Sonoma State Enterprises Board of Directors is responsible for approval of the SSE Investment Policy. The SSE and recommending to the Board, the Investment Policy for SSE · approve asset allocation recommendations · approve

Ravikumar, B.

199

ASYMPTOTIC RUIN PROBABILITIES AND OPTIMAL INVESTMENT  

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ASYMPTOTIC RUIN PROBABILITIES AND OPTIMAL INVESTMENT J. GAIER, P. GRANDITS, AND W. SCHACHERMAYER allowed to invest in some stock market, modeled by geometric Brownian motion. We obtain an exact analogue of the classical estimate for the ruin probability without investment, i.e. an exponential inequality. The exponent

Schachermayer, Walter

200

Regional Transit System: Return on Investment Assessment  

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Regional Transit System: Return on Investment Assessment May 2014 #12;1 Today's agenda Itasca transit options Enables strategic, efficient investment in long-term infrastructure, e.g., energy grid are investing heavily in transit; these regions include Denver, Salt Lake City and Dallas, all rapidly growing

Minnesota, University of

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201

Change Investment Companies BSA Retirement Plan  

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Change Investment Companies BSA Retirement Plan: · Contact the Benefits Office at extension 7516 · Complete BSA Retirement Plan Allocation Form · If you do not have an account with the investment company you wish to add, you will need to complete the investment company application · The Benefits Office

Ohta, Shigemi

202

Finance 400 Section 001 (10591) Investment Analysis  

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1 Finance 400 Section 001 (10591) Investment Analysis Fall 2013 Instructor Mark Pyles Class 9 covers basic investment theory with emphasis given to the analysis of securities, portfolio management will entail the student has a working knowledge in: types of financial investments financial market

Young, Paul Thomas

203

Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment  

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Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment Christa Bleyleben Executive Director #12 and market them overseas · Attract foreign companies to locate in Massachusetts ­ inbound investment Brazil and Mexico #12;Foreign Direct Investment · We work directly with international companies seeking

204

Ethical Investment Policy Originator name: Ruth Anderson  

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Ethical Investment Policy Originator name: Ruth Anderson Department: Finance Implementation date, environmental and corporate governance issues when investing the University's funds. 1.2 Scope This policy is binding on the following:- a) The University Council which has powers under Statute to invest University

Doran, Simon J.

205

Industrial Group's Productive and Financial Investment Strategies  

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Industrial Group's Productive and Financial Investment Strategies Tests on SBF250 Panel Data Abstract Evolution of the firms' investment behaviour is interpreted by heterodox theories as the resultant capitalism. Strategies of productive and financial investments, and the way of financing such activities

206

PENSION INVESTMENT CHANGE FORM Western University  

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PENSION INVESTMENT CHANGE FORM Western University PLEASE COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS OF THIS FORM This form is used to make all investment changes, except to reallocate holdings from the Liquidating Trust Fund. If you wish to make an investment change to reallocate your Liquidating Trust Fund holdings

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

207

An artificial neural network-based DSS to prioritise information technology and its complementary investments in industrial firms  

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The impact of IT usage on performance and other organisation's outputs is an important issue for both practitioners and academics. Evidence shows that despite a vast percentage of firm's budget which has spent on IT is continuing increasingly, there are some failures of firms in obtaining the benefits of these expenditures within expected period. To solve this problem, managers have to consider complementary investments. In this paper a decision support system is developed for prioritising investments on the information technology (IT) and its complementary investment using data of 102 car part suppliers in Iran. This software is developed using an artificial neural network and results are validated finally. One of the main specifications of this DSS is investigating on IT aspects at the firm level, which can help top management during decision making process to allocate budget properly in the most significant aspects of IT investment inside their own company.

Abbas Keramati; Navid Mojir; Masoud Afshari-Mofrad; Iman Jahanandish; Ali Derakhshani

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Revised Statement of Investment Policies Guidelines at Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd.  

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Revised Statement of Investment Policies Guidelines at Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd. May 17, 2010 Plan sponsors may wish to consider whether the following investment update has any implications for the investment options available within their plan. Effective April 1, 2010

Northern British Columbia, University of

209

www.mcgill.ca/investment-management BCom Honours in Investment Management  

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www.mcgill.ca/investment-management BCom Honours in Investment Management The BCom Honours in Investment Management is the first to offer you training that combines rigorous academic groundwork with real-world experience in investment management, global internship opportunities, and access to the expertise

Barthelat, Francois

210

Greg Rutherford Executive Director Global Power & Utilities Investment...  

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Director Global Power & Utilities Investment Banking Morgan Stanley Bankability of Electricity Transmission, Storage and Distribution Infrastructure Investment Opening...

211

Learning to profit with discrete investment rules  

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The learning of optimal discrete investment rules is analysed and related to the problem of forecasting financial returns. The aim is twofold: to characterize some `good' learning methods for agents using investment rules of this form and to explain why many observed investment rules such as technical trading rules are discrete. A consistent estimator for discrete investment rules is used and it is shown, using simulations, that direct estimation of investment rules is preferable to the estimation of forecasting models to be used in such rules. This model and the associated results indicate there are a number of reasons why it may be easier to learn a good discrete investment rule than to learn a continuous rule; this provides a partial explanation of why discrete investment rules are used so widely.

Spyros Skouras

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Methodological basis to decide short-term investments in distribution systems under uncertainty in performance-based regulatory frameworks  

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This paper presents new concepts and methodological tools to decide the investments that electric distribution utilities must perform under regulatory frameworks based on performance (Performance Based Regulation or PBR). The proposal is focused on short-term investments. In this work, the subject of hierarchical expansion planning and the basis for an investment decision methodology are presented. Furthermore, the uncertainties to be considered in the problem are indicated and uncertainty representation by means of Type-2 Fuzzy Numbers (T2-FN) is proposed due to the fact that T2-FN, besides modelling the uncertainties in quantitative form, can model uncertainties associated to expert knowledge of qualitative characteristics. System diagnosis and identification of problem areas are considered and it is proposed to classify these areas by using performance indices, then the possible short-term investments are analysed. Finally, a profit-cost and risk analysis for a high-priority investment classification are proposed.

Sergio Raul Rivera; Alberto Vargas

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

EN MIKROKALORIMETRISK UNDERSGELSE AF SOLUTTERS EFFEKT P DEN TERMISK INDUCEREDE, IRREVERSIBLE DENATURERING AF BACILLUS HALMAPALUS ?-AMYLASE.  

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??I dette studie er den termisk inducerede irreversible denaturering af rekombinant Bacillus halmapalus ?-amylase (BHA) under tilstedevrelsen af varierende koncentrationer af sorbitol, glycerol, betain, (NH4)2SO4, (more)

Lund, Henrik

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Performance Optimization of an Irreversible Heat Pump with Variable-temperature Heat Reservoirs  

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An irreversible cycle model of a heat pump operating between two variable-temperature heat reservoirs is established and used to analyze the performance of the heat pump affected by heat resistances, heat leakage and internal dissipation...

Huang, Y.; Sun, D.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Do International Investment Agreements promote Foreign Direct Investment?  

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The main objective of this study is to empirically evaluate the influences of IIAs on FDI patterns in the developing countries. Our study primarily focuses on the effects of four types of international instruments: Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), the avoidance of Double Taxation Treaties (DTTs), Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) and World Trade Organization (WTO). We estimate the gravity equation for bilateral FDI stock from seven source countries and 122 developing host countries over the period 1966-2005. Our results show that foreign investors positively respond to BITs, DTTs, PTAs and the WTO agreement.

Ali Al-Sadig

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Data mining: support for making decisions in public institutions  

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The investment of public institutions in wind power plants or in any type of power plants implies the necessity to justify their financial feasibility. This is done by estimating all the benefits and costs during the life cycle. In order to estimate ... Keywords: data mining (DM), decision support systems (DSS), measured weather parameters, wind power forecast, wind power plant (WPP)

Bra Adela; Lungu Ion; Oprea Simona Vasilica

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Modeling of Energy Production Decisions: An Alaska Oil Case Study  

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natural gas will be the low cost hydrogen production methodGas Production .12 A DYNAMIC MODEL OF UNIT PRODUCTION .14 The Multi-Stage Investment Timing Game .16 DATA, COSTgas production decisions results in a more or less optimal system. the pipeline cost

Leighty, Wayne

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Investing in REDD+ | Open Energy Information  

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Investing in REDD+ Investing in REDD+ Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Investing in REDD+:Consensus Recommendations on Frameworks for the Financing and Implementation of REDD+ Agency/Company /Organization: The Forest Dialogue Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry, Agriculture Topics: Finance, Market analysis Resource Type: Publications Website: environment.yale.edu/tfd/uploads/TFD_Review_InvestingInREDD-plus.pdf Investing in REDD+:Consensus Recommendations on Frameworks for the Financing and Implementation of REDD+ Screenshot References: Investing in REDD+[1] Background "This report presents the outcome of four dialogues on frameworks for the financing and implementation of REDD-plus, which were organized by The Forests Dialogue (TFD) between April and August 2009. This publication is

219

2000 Records of Decision  

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History Book Records of Decision Tribal Affairs 2000 Records of Decision Fourmile Hill Geothermal Development Project Power Purchase and Transmission Service Agreements -...

220

The Decision to Lever  

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2013. Ralph Goldsticker. Volatility Targeting May Miss theR. Shah. Understanding Low Volatility Strategies: Minimumfor the expected return and volatility of the fully-invested

Anderson, Robert M; Bianchi, Stephen W; Goldberg, Lisa R

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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221

Innovation investment area: Technology summary  

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The mission of Environmental Management`s (EM) Office of Technology Development (OTD) Innovation Investment Area is to identify and provide development support for two types of technologies that are developed to characterize, treat and dispose of DOE waste, and to remediate contaminated sites. They are: technologies that show promise to address specific EM needs, but require proof-of-principle experimentation; and (2) already proven technologies in other fields that require critical path experimentation to demonstrate feasibility for adaptation to specific EM needs. The underlying strategy is to ensure that private industry, other Federal Agencies, universities, and DOE National Laboratories are major participants in developing and deploying new and emerging technologies. To this end, about 125 different new and emerging technologies are being developed through Innovation Investment Area`s (IIA) two program elements: RDDT&E New Initiatives (RD01) and Interagency Agreements (RD02). Both of these activities are intended to foster research and development partnerships so as to introduce innovative technologies into other OTD program elements for expedited evaluation.

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1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Skewness in individual stocks at different investment  

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This paper examines the (a)symmetry of several individual stock returns at different investment horizons: daily, weekly and monthly. While some asymmetries are observed in daily returns, they disappear almost completely in weekly and monthly returns. The explanation for this fact lies in the convergence to normality that takes place when the investment horizon increases. These features allow one to question several financial models; in particular, they question the preference for positive skewness as a factor for investments in stock markets.

Amado Peir

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Accounting for and finance of generation investment  

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State-owned electricity companies typically set prices that are too low to finance new investment when needed, and which create additional problems where private investment is sought. The paper asks to what extent this can be attributed to historic... State-owned electricity supply industries (ESIs), particularly in developing countries, find it hard to finance investment from either internal funds or borrowing from the state, and thus are under increasing pressure to turn to the private sector...

Newbery, David

224

Climate Investment Funds | Open Energy Information  

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Climate Investment Funds Climate Investment Funds Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Clean Technology Fund Agency/Company /Organization: African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank Sector: Energy, Land Topics: Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Background analysis Website: www.climateinvestmentfunds.org/cif/ References: Climate Investment Funds[1] Overview The Climate Investment Funds are a unique pair of financing instruments designed to support low-carbon and climate-resilient development through scaled-up financing channeled through the African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,

225

Case Study - EPB Smart Grid Investment Grant  

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EPB Smart Grid Investment Grant 1 Smart switches installed in EPB service territory A Smarter Electric Circuit: Electric Power Board of Chattanooga Makes the Switch EPB of...

226

Sustainable Investments Inc | Open Energy Information  

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services provider focused on small business market in California References: Sustainable Investments Inc.1 This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it....

227

Development of foreign direct investment in Finland.  

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??During 1990 to 2009, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI henceforth) in Finland has fluctuated greatly. This paper focused on analyzing the overall development and basic characteristics (more)

Yanyan, Yan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Investments Possibilities in Lappeenranta for Russian Citizens.  

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??The purpose of the study is to get familiar with different types of investments, and find which of them are possible in Lappeenranta area and (more)

Akhundov, Kamran

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Investment Optimization Planning for the Access Network  

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Verizon is nearing completion of its plan to deploy FTTP passed 18 million Wireline premises. This paper covers Verizons investment analysis of alternative access technologies...

Finn, Joseph

230

Advisory Committee Recommends Continued Investment in Jefferson...  

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Advisory Committee Recommends Continued Investment in Jefferson Lab fellowship This aerial view of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility shows the footprint of the...

231

Advisory Committee Recommends Continued Investment in Jefferson...  

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Advisory Committee Recommends Continued Investment in Jefferson Lab This aerial view of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility shows the footprint of the accelerator and...

232

Alternative Ways of Financing Infrastructure Investment: Potential...  

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'Novel' Financing Models Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Alternative Ways of Financing Infrastructure Investment: Potential for 'Novel' Financing Models...

233

WE INVEST IN TECHNOLOGY. NOW LET US INVEST IN YOU. Leap Technology Program  

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WE INVEST IN TECHNOLOGY. NOW LET US INVEST IN YOU. Leap Technology Program Fidelity Investments innovation, and effective deployment of leading-edge technologies. Our entry-level technology training, Quality Assurance, Mainframe Development and Technology Infrastructure and Engineering (TIE). Upon

Virginia Tech

234

Decision Analysis for EGS  

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Decision Analysis for EGS presentation at the April 2013 peer review meeting held in Denver, Colorado.

235

Decision Theory Mendoza, M.  

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1 MS 1319 Decision Theory Mendoza, M. Dept. Statistics, ITAM Rio Hondo 1, San Angel. México 01000 D of Decision Theory, the literature offers an account of the ways people actually make decisions and a discussion on the mechanisms underlying this behavior. This is called a "descriptive" decision theory

Mendoza Ramírez, Manuel

236

2012 CERTS R&M Peer Review - Summary: Transmission Investment Under Uncertainty - Ben Hobbs  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Investment Assessment Under Uncertainty about Fuel Prices, Investment Assessment Under Uncertainty about Fuel Prices, Technology, Renewables Penetration and Market Responses using a Multi-Stage Stochastic Model Approach with Recourse (Year 2) Project Lead: Hobbs Co-investigators: Schuler, Zimmerman July 20, 2012 1. Project objective To develop and apply a methodology for evaluating the impact of market, technology, and policy uncertainties upon transmission planning on a regional and multi-decadal time scale. The methodology will integrate transmission capacity expansion decisions and OPF methodologies in a decomposition scheme in order to rigorously capture operational constraints such as security constraints, ramp limitations, and transmission flow limits, as well as longer term investment issues. The methodology would address questions such

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Optimal investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with uncertainty in electric vehicles driving schedules  

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The large scale penetration of electric vehicles (EVs) will introduce technical challenges to the distribution grid, but also carries the potential for vehicle-to-grid services. Namely, if available in large enough numbers, EVs can be used as a distributed energy resource (DER) and their presence can influence optimal DER investment and scheduling decisions in microgrids. In this work, a novel EV fleet aggregator model is introduced in a stochastic formulation of DER-CAM [1], an optimization tool used to address DER investment and scheduling problems. This is used to assess the impact of EV interconnections on optimal DER solutions considering uncertainty in EV driving schedules. Optimization results indicate that EVs can have a significant impact on DER investments, particularly if considering short payback periods. Furthermore, results suggest that uncertainty in driving schedules carries little significance to total energy costs, which is corroborated by results obtained using the stochastic formulation of the problem.

Center for Energy and Innovative Technologies; NEC Laboratories America Inc.; Cardoso, Goncalo; Stadler, Michael; Bozchalui, Mohammed C.; Sharma, Ratnesh; Marnay, Chris; Barbosa-Povoa, Ana; Ferrao, Paulo

2013-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

238

Public institutions' investments with data mining techniques  

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Developing Decision Support Systems in public institutions such as the National Power Grid Companies require applying very efficient methods in order to support the decisions. The decision support system in the National Power Grid Companies can integrate ... Keywords: data mining (DM), decision support systems (DSS), measured weather parameters, wind power forecast, wind power plant (WPP)

Adela Bra; Ion Lungu; Simona Vasilica Oprea

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Managing IT investment for aircraft sustainment  

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for managing investment in aircraft spares. Case study 1: the process reference model, referredManaging IT investment for aircraft sustainment Michael MacDonnell, Department of Management in terms of both annual revenue and the scale and complexity of its value chain. Operations practices (and

de Weck, Olivier L.

240

Optimal Information Security Investment with Penetration Testing  

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gathering prior to investing into protection against so-identified threats. Penetration testing is alsoOptimal Information Security Investment with Penetration Testing Rainer B¨ohme and M´ark F´elegyh´azi International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, California {rainer.boehme|mark}@icsi.berkeley.edu Abstract

Bencsáth, Boldizsár

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05.07 1 Investments REGENTS' POLICY  

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to programs and projects in accordance with this policy. The NRF is established to provide a margin of support with regents' policy and university regulation. D. All moneys, funds, and investable resources in excess Investments F. The president will develop an annual spending plan for the expenditure of the NRF. The budget

Pantaleone, Jim

242

POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTRIC UTILITY INVESTMENT  

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PWP-052 POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTRIC UTILITY INVESTMENT: A CROSS-NATION ANALYSIS Mario-5180 www.ucei.berkeley.edu/ucei #12;POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTRIC UTILITY INVESTMENT: A CROSS flows are surging to levels not witnessed since before the Great Depression, the evaluation of political

California at Berkeley. University of

243

SWOT Technology Investments September 19, 2008  

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1 SWOT Technology Investments Overview September 19, 2008 Robert Bauer Earth Science Technology Office HyspIRI Technology Investment Overview October 22, 2008 Janice L. Buckner Earth Science Technology Office #12;2 ·Advances in Earth science are often enabled by advances in technology ·In many cases

Christian, Eric

244

Capital and chaos : fragile states, political risk and foreign direct investment  

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Direct Investment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71of! diaspora! direct! investment! than! flows! from!increasing! foreign! investment! and! integrating! Georgia!

Graham, Benjamin A. T.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Renaissance Carbon Investment Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Renaissance Carbon Investment Ltd Renaissance Carbon Investment Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Renaissance Carbon Investment Ltd. Place Shanghai, China Zip 200052 Sector Carbon Product Renaissance Carbon Investment (RCI) is the carbon investment and trading arm of Pivoton International. Coordinates 31.247709°, 121.472618° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":31.247709,"lon":121.472618,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Rocky Mountain Humane Investing | Open Energy Information  

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Humane Investing Humane Investing Jump to: navigation, search Name Rocky Mountain Humane Investing Place Allenspark, Colorado Zip 80510 Product Allenspark-based investment management firm prioritising Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). Coordinates 40.19472°, -105.525719° 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":40.19472,"lon":-105.525719,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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C Change Investments LLC | Open Energy Information  

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C Change Investments LLC C Change Investments LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name C Change Investments, LLC Place Cambridge, Massachusetts Zip 2142 Product Massachusetts-based investment company with a primary focus on clean energy investments. Coordinates 43.003745°, -89.017499° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.003745,"lon":-89.017499,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

248

Canonical formalism, fundamental equation, and generalized thermomechanics for irreversible fluids with heat transfer  

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A Lagrangian with dissipative (e.g., Onsagers) potentials is constructed for the field description of irreversible heat-conducting fluids, off local equilibrium. Extremum conditions of action yield Clebsch representations of temperature, chemical potential, velocities, and generalized momenta, including a thermal momentum introduced recently [R. L. Selinger and F. R. S. Whitham, Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 302, 1 (1968); S. Sieniutycz and R. S. Berry, Phys. Rev. A 40, 348 (1989)]. The basic question asked is To what extent may irreversibility, represented by a given form of the entropy source, influence the analytical form of the conservation laws for the energy and momentum? Nthers energy for a fluid with heat flow is obtained, which leads to a fundamental equation and extended Hamiltonian dynamics obeying the second law of thermodynamics. While in the case of the Onsager potentials this energy coincides numerically with the classical energy E, it contains an extra term (vanishing along the path) still contributing to an irreversible evolution. Components of the energy-momentum tensor preserve all terms regarded standardly as irreversible (heat, tangential stresses, etc.) generalized to the case when thermodynamics includes the state gradients and the so-called thermal phase, which we introduce here. This variable, the Lagrange multiplier of the entropy generation balance, is crucial for consistent treatment of irreversible processes via an action formalism. We conclude with the hypothesis that embedding the first and second laws in the context of the extremal behavior of action under irreversible conditions may imply accretion of an additional term to the classical energy.

Stanislaw Sieniutycz and R. Stephen Berry

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Mathematical modeling of irreversible dynamic deformation, micro- and macrofracture of materials and structures  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

7: Material Phase Transition, Modeling, and Others 7: Material Phase Transition, Modeling, and Others Mathematical Modeling of Irreversible Dynamic Deformation, Micro- and Macrofracture of Materials and Structures P. P. Zakharov and A. B. Kiselev All-Russia Research Institute of Automatics, Moscow 125412, Russia Thermomechanical processes, which proceed in deformable solids under intensive dynamic loading, consist of mechanical, thermal and structural ones, which correlate themselves. The structural processes involve the formation, motion and interaction of defects in metallic crystals, phase transitions, the breaking of bonds between molecules in polymers, the accumulation of microstructural damages (pores, cracks), etc. Irreversible deformations, zones of adiabatic shear and microfractures are caused by these

250

Sequential #optimal consumption and investment for stochastic volatility markets  

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Sequential #­optimal consumption and investment for stochastic volatility markets with unknown investment and consumption problem for a Black­Scholes financial market with stochastic volatility sequential estimation. We show that the consumption and investment strategy calculated through

251

Paternal investment directly affects female reproductive effort in an insect  

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...October 2003 research-article Paternal investment directly affects female reproductive...Accurate quantification of reproductive investment is not possible in many species. Butterflies...production of high-donating sons. paternal investment|maternal effort|differential allocation...

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Male eastern bluebirds trade future ornamentation for current reproductive investment  

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...ornamentation for current reproductive investment Lynn Siefferman * Geoffrey E Hill...proposes that organisms must trade-off investment in current and future reproduction...strategies (Resnick 1985). A level of investment in offspring that is a burden to one...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Parental investment and the optimization of human family size  

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...Rebecca Sear and Kevin N. Laland Parental investment and the optimization of human family...between reproductive rate and parental investment. While a reliance on correlational...best understood in response to rising investment costs of rearing socially and economically...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

The Michigan Tech Fund STATEMENT OF INVESTMENT POLICY  

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The Michigan Tech Fund STATEMENT OF INVESTMENT POLICY APPROVED JULY 31,2013 #12;TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................................................. 5 Investment Policies and Objectives .......................................................................................................................... 8 Appendix A ­ Summary Table of Fund Investment Criteria

255

International Environmental Agreements with Mixed Strategies and Investment  

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mixed strategies and investment, Working Paper. Ioannidis,agree- ments a?ect investment in environmentally-friendlyThe dynamic e?ect of investment on bargaining positions. Is

Hong, Fuhai; Karp, Larry

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

COMMISSION REPORT 2010-2011 INVESTMENT PLAN FOR  

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COMMISSION REPORT 2010-2011 INVESTMENT PLAN FOR THE ALTERNATIVE AND RENEWABLE for consideration in the Investment Plan: Chelsea Sexton, Lightening Rod Foundation Daniel Emmett Investment Board Peter Cooper, California Labor Federation Will Coleman, Mohr Davidow Ventures

257

Pensions Risk and Investment Management Evening Open Programme Registration form  

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Pensions Risk and Investment Management Evening Open Programme Registration form Programme Fee What constitutes best practice investment governance? The macroeconomic background to pensions Fixed income Equities Risk and risk management DB investment strategy (1): Asset allocation Derivatives

Howe, Jacob

258

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Employer Invested Emissions Reduction  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Employer Invested Employer Invested Emissions Reduction Funding - South Coast to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Employer Invested Emissions Reduction Funding - South Coast on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Employer Invested Emissions Reduction Funding - South Coast on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Employer Invested Emissions Reduction Funding - South Coast on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Employer Invested Emissions Reduction Funding - South Coast on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Employer Invested Emissions Reduction Funding - South Coast on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Employer Invested Emissions Reduction Funding - South Coast on AddThis.com...

259

Municipal Utilities' Investment in Smart Grid Technologies Improves...  

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Municipal Utilities' Investment in Smart Grid Technologies Improves Services and Lowers Costs Municipal Utilities' Investment in Smart Grid Technologies Improves Services and...

260

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Frequently Asked Questions Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Frequently Asked...

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261

Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards...  

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

Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards- By Category Updated July 2010 Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards- By Category Updated...

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Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Category Updated November 2011 Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards - By Category Updated November 2011 List of selections for the Smart Grid Investment...

263

Now Available: Smart Grid Investments Improve Grid Reliability...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Smart Grid Investments Improve Grid Reliability, Resilience, and Storm Responses (November 2014) Now Available: Smart Grid Investments Improve Grid Reliability, Resilience, and...

264

Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards...  

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State - Updated November 2011 Recovery Act Selections for Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards - By State - Updated November 2011 List of selections for the Smart Grid Investment...

265

Davis Bacon Act Applicability to Smart Grid Investment Grant...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Davis Bacon Act Applicability to Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Program Grants Davis Bacon Act Applicability to Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Program Grants Letter to...

266

Energy Department Announces SunShot Startup Investments and Competitio...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

SunShot Startup Investments and Competition to Unleash Cost-Competitive Solar Energy Energy Department Announces SunShot Startup Investments and Competition to Unleash...

267

Secretary Chu Announces $256 Million Investment to Improve the...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

56 Million Investment to Improve the Energy Efficiency of the American Economy Secretary Chu Announces 256 Million Investment to Improve the Energy Efficiency of the American...

268

Public Finance Mechanisms to Mobilize Investment in Climate Change...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mechanisms to Mobilize Investment in Climate Change Mitigation Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Public Finance Mechanisms to Mobilize Investment in...

269

The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) | Open Energy...  

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Jump to: navigation, search Logo: The Children's Investment Fund Foundation Name: The Children's Investment Fund Foundation Address: 7 Clifford Street W1S 2FT Place: London, United...

270

CECIC Wind Power Investment Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

A subsidiary of China Energy Conservation Investment (CECIC), mainly engages in wind power project developing, investment and construction. References: CECIC Wind Power...

271

Liaoning Shenhua Xiehe Wind Power Investment Limited | Open Energy...  

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Xiehe Wind Power Investment Limited Jump to: navigation, search Name: Liaoning Shenhua Xiehe Wind Power Investment Limited Place: Liaoning Province, China Sector: Wind energy...

272

Inner Mongolia Lianhe Wind Power Investment | Open Energy Information  

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Lianhe Wind Power Investment Jump to: navigation, search Name: Inner Mongolia Lianhe Wind Power Investment Place: Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China Sector: Wind energy...

273

Reports on Initial Results of Smart Grid Investment Grant Projects...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

2012) Reports on Initial Results of Smart Grid Investment Grant Projects (December 2012) DOE is implementing the Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program under the American...

274

Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department Invests Over 7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects Energy Department Invests Over 7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects November 14, 2013...

275

Department of Energy Recovery Act Investment in Biomass Technologies...  

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Department of Energy Recovery Act Investment in Biomass Technologies Department of Energy Recovery Act Investment in Biomass Technologies The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

276

Energy Department Announces New Investments to Accelerate Breakthrough...  

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Investments to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Cost-Competitive Solar Energy Energy Department Announces New Investments to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Cost-Competitive Solar Energy...

277

Financing and Investing in Tribal Reewbal Energy Projects  

Energy Savers [EERE]

will be covered. Tribes looking to invest will also find an overview of potential investment opportunities during all phases of tribal energy projects and examples of why other...

278

Raising Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs & Working...  

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Raising Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs & Working with Financial Institutions Raising Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs & Working with Financial Institutions...

279

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program...  

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Buy American Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Buy American Additional questions...

280

Energy Department Announces New Investments in University-Led...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Investments in University-Led Nuclear Energy Innovation Energy Department Announces New Investments in University-Led Nuclear Energy Innovation September 27, 2012 - 11:07am Addthis...

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281

Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear...  

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Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors October 31, 2014 - 12:20pm Addthis NEWS...

282

Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Commercialize Cost...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department Invests Over 7 Million to Commercialize Cost-Effective Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Energy Department Invests Over 7 Million to Commercialize...

283

Obama Administration Announces $12 Million i6 Green Investment...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Obama Administration Announces 12 Million i6 Green Investment to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Job Creation Obama Administration Announces 12 Million i6 Green Investment to...

284

Energy Department Invests $67 Million to Advanced Nuclear Technology...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Energy Department Invests 67 Million to Advanced Nuclear Technology Energy Department Invests 67 Million to Advanced Nuclear Technology August 20, 2014 - 12:00pm Addthis News...

285

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Biodiesel Production Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Biodiesel Production Investment Tax Credit

286

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Ethanol Production Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits

287

Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid Under Uncertainty  

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option on natural gas generation, which increases in valueL ABORATORY Distributed Generation Investment by a MicrogridORMMES06 Distributed Generation Investment by a Microgrid

Siddiqui, Afzal; Marnay, Chris

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

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Program (FIP) Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Brazil, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Indonesia, Laos, Mexico, Peru South America, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Western Africa, South-Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Central America, South America References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7]

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Investing in Minority Banks | Department of Energy  

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Investing in Minority Banks Investing in Minority Banks Investing in Minority Banks Our Bank Deposit Financial Assistance Program was developed for the purpose of strengthening and expanding the Nation's minority and women-owned small business enterprises. In order to classify as "minority" the institution's majority ownership must include African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, and women. The minority institution must certify minority ownership with the Department of the Treasury and appear on Treasury's Roster of Financial Institutions Participating in the Federal Government's Minority Bank Deposit Program. In keeping with the intent of the Program, we purchase certificates of deposit from those minority financial institutions which desire to

290

Does higher government spending depress private investment?  

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This paper explores the implications of military and nonmilitary government expenditures on gross private investment. The empirical investigation of the issue is carried out via cointegration and error-correction analyses. The second type of public spending is disaggregated into infrastructure, consumption and other general government expenditures. The evidence from four emerging European countries namely, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain, suggests that in some cases public capital spending complements and stimulates investment, while in others it discourages it. Moreover, the results tentatively indicate that defense spending does not impact private investment, thus contributing to the continuing debate of the economic effects of military spending.

Nikiforos T. Laopodis

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Investment Loan Program | Department of Energy  

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Investment Loan Program Investment Loan Program Energy Investment Loan Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Other Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Maximum Rebate $500,000 Program Info Funding Source Oil overcharge restitution funds from the U.S. Department of Energy State Mississippi Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount $15,000 - $500,000 Provider Mississippi Development Authority Mississippi offers low-interest loans for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Eligible renewable energy technologies include solar thermal, solar space heat, solar process heat, photovoltaics (PV), alternative fuels, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas and hydropower. All

292

The Influence of Heat Transfer Irreversibilities on the Optimal Performance of Diabatic  

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The Influence of Heat Transfer Irreversibilities on the Optimal Performance of Diabatic is only slightly dependent on the heat transfer law considered. In the limit of an infinite number of trays even this column with resistance to transfer of heat becomes reversible. 1 #12;Keywords Diabatic

Salamon, Peter

293

Harmonic calculations and measurements of the irreversibility field using a vibrating sample magnetometer  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Harmonic calculations and measurements of the irreversibility field using a vibrating sample inhomogeneity of the magnet on a vibrating sample magnetometer VSM measure- ment of a superconductor the magnetic field and the VSM pick-up coils, the hysteretic signal obtained in a VSM measurement, associated

Hampshire, Damian

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Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 225 (2001) 337345 Irreversible magnetization in nickel nanoparticles  

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in this magnetic nanoparticle system. # 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved. PACS: 75.10.Nr; 75.50.KjJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 225 (2001) 337­345 Irreversible magnetization in nickel in revised form 20 October 2000 Abstract We report magnetic studies on nickel nanoparticle films of average

Zuo, Fulin

295

Thermodynamic second law in irreversible processes of chaotic few-body systems  

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Irreversible processes of few hard-ball (N) mechanical systems are investigated numerically and compared with the theoretical results of quasistatic processes. The thermodynamic second law is valid for N>~2 for both equilibrium and nonequilibrium systems if the average ensemble of the large number of identical systems is taken.

Gang Hu; Zhigang Zheng; Li Yang; Wei Kang

2001-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

296

Thermodynamics and Relativity: A Revised Interpretation of the Concepts of Reversibility and Irreversibility  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

It is generally admitted in thermodynamics that, for a given change in volume, the work done by a system is greater in conditions of reversibility than in conditions of irreversibility. If the basic conventions of physics are strictly respected, it seems that this proposition needs to be reversed. Beyond this formal aspect, the discussion consolidates the idea that thermodynamics and relativity are closely connected.

Jean-Louis Tane

2007-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

297

2007 Records of Decision  

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of Decision Tribal Affairs 2007 Records of Decision October 5, 2007 - Klondike III Wind Project Power Purchase ROD (PDF, 14 pages, 136 KB) July 19, 2007 - NEPA Long-Term...

298

"Investing in NNSA is an Investment in the Tennessee Valley," Keynote  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

"Investing in NNSA is an Investment in the Tennessee Valley," Keynote "Investing in NNSA is an Investment in the Tennessee Valley," Keynote Address to the 2011 TVC National Technology Summit by Administrator Thomas P. D'Agostino | 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 > Media Room > Speeches > "Investing in NNSA is an Investment in ...

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Density Profiles and Interaction between Irreversibly Adsorbed Polymer J. M. Mendez-Alcaraz,, A. Johner, and J. F. Joanny*,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Density Profiles and Interaction between Irreversibly Adsorbed Polymer Layers J. M. Me by irreversibly adsorbed polymer layers in good solvents are controlled by the crossover distance between strongly depends on the adsorbed polymer amount. For extremely over- and undersaturated surfaces (when

Méndez Alcaraz, José Miguel

300

13-to-1 Return on Investment  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

-to-1 Return on Investment -to-1 Return on Investment In a 2009 study, Management Information Services estimated FE's CCT Program would deliver total monetary benefits of $111 billion between 2000-2020, a 13-to-1 return for every taxpayer dollar invested. Since its creation in 1977, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has established a legacy of achievement, return-of- value, and tangible benefits for the taxpayer dollars invested. Some of the highlights include: Lower NO x , SO 2 Emissions, Less Acid Rain Improved nitrogen oxide (NO x ) and sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ) control technologies developed through research by FE and its partners have moved into the electric utility

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301

Vert Investment Group | Open Energy Information  

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Investment Group Investment Group Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Vert Investment Group Name Vert Investment Group Address 3939 Essex Lane Place Houston, Texas Zip 77027 Website http://www.vertinv.com/ Coordinates 29.739322°, -95.444747° 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":29.739322,"lon":-95.444747,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

302

Portfolio 21 Investments | Open Energy Information  

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Portfolio 21 Investments Portfolio 21 Investments Jump to: navigation, search Name Portfolio 21 Investments Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97209-3449 Product Global equity mutual fund committed to investing in a sustainable future. Coordinates 45.511795°, -122.675629° 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":45.511795,"lon":-122.675629,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

303

Definition: Deferred Distribution Capacity Investments | Open Energy  

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Deferred Distribution Capacity Investments Deferred Distribution Capacity Investments Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Deferred Distribution Capacity Investments As with the transmission system, reducing the load and stress on distribution elements increases asset utilization and reduces the potential need for upgrades. Closer monitoring and load management on distribution feeders could potentially extend the time before upgrades or capacity additions are required.[1] Related Terms load, transmission lines, transmission line, sustainability References ↑ SmartGrid.gov 'Description of Benefits' An inl LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ine Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Deferred_Distribution_Capacity_Investments&oldid=502613

304

European Investment Bank | Open Energy Information  

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European Investment Bank European Investment Bank Jump to: navigation, search Logo: European Investment Bank Name European Investment Bank Address 98-100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer L-2950 Place Luxembourg Product Microfinance, Loans, Venture Capital Phone number (+352) 43 79 1 Website http://www.eib.org/index.htm Coordinates 49.6214766°, 6.139629° 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":49.6214766,"lon":6.139629,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

305

FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation |  

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FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation July 2, 2012 - 10:00am Addthis As part of the Obama Administration's commitments to an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy to develop every source of American energy and reduce our reliance on imported oil, the Energy Department is working to catalyze breakthroughs in innovative biofuel technologies and advance biofuels production at refineries across the country. Rather than sending $1 billion each day overseas for oil imports, we can invest in a growing domestic clean energy economy here in the U.S. At the Energy Department, we are taking a number of steps to develop the next generation of biofuels that can help reduce our dependence on foreign oil, create jobs, support

306

Definition: Investment Grant Program | Open Energy Information  

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Dictionary.png Dictionary.png Investment Grant Program The Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program is authorized by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Section 1306, as amended by the Recovery Act. The purpose of the grant program is to accelerate the modernization of the nation's electric transmission and distribution systems and promote investments in smart grid technologies, tools, and techniques that increase flexibility, functionality, interoperability, cyber security, situational awareness, and operational efficiency.[1] Related Terms transmission lines, smart grid, transmission line References ↑ http://www.smartgrid.gov/recovery_act/project_information Retri LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. eved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Investment_Grant_Program&oldid=480476"

307

FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation |  

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FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation FACTSHEET: Energy Department Investments in Biofuels Innovation July 2, 2012 - 10:00am Addthis As part of the Obama Administration's commitments to an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy to develop every source of American energy and reduce our reliance on imported oil, the Energy Department is working to catalyze breakthroughs in innovative biofuel technologies and advance biofuels production at refineries across the country. Rather than sending $1 billion each day overseas for oil imports, we can invest in a growing domestic clean energy economy here in the U.S. At the Energy Department, we are taking a number of steps to develop the next generation of biofuels that can help reduce our dependence on foreign oil, create jobs, support

308

Energy Capital Investments | Open Energy Information  

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Name Energy Capital Investments Name Energy Capital Investments Place Phoenix, Arizona Zip 85016 Product An investment firm established by Najafi Companies with the specific purpose of investing in clean energy projects and companies. Coordinates 33.44826°, -112.075774° 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":33.44826,"lon":-112.075774,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

309

Rockfield Energy Investments | Open Energy Information  

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Rockfield Energy Investments Rockfield Energy Investments Jump to: navigation, search Name Rockfield Energy Investments Place London, United Kingdom Zip W1J ODS Product Rockfield invests in the development, construction and optimisation of companies and projects in the Energy Sector. Coordinates 51.506325°, -0.127144° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.506325,"lon":-0.127144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

310

Regional investment under uncertain costs of location  

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Due to political and economic integration, firms face increasing opportunities ... , we focus on the impact of economic risk and risk preferences upon regional allocation of capital investments. The source of risk

Udo Broll; Antonio Roldn-Ponce; Jack E. Wahl

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

INVESTING IN NEW BASE LOAD GENERATING CAPACITY  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

game for investments in new regulated generating plants (e.g. as Florida is doing) * Fish or cut bait on wholesale and retail competition * Facilitate utility and IPP mergers...

312

Energy Conservation Project Evaluation by Investment Equivalents  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Using discounted cash flow techniques, a new parameter for the quick economic evaluation of energy conservation ideas is calculated. The meaning of the calculated value, an 'Investment Equivalent of Energy Saving', is: 'The maximum amount...

Larson, R. J.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Office leases & landlord investment in energy efficiency  

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What is the relationship between the structure of leases in the Boston office rental market and how much landlords invest in energy efficient building systems for their existing buildings? I am drawn to this question because ...

Meyer, Brian S. (Brian Stewart)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Biomass energy : a real estate investment perspective  

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A central consideration in real estate is how value is created in real estate development and investment deals. A biomass power plant is not only an asset which generates revenues, but from a real estate perspective, it ...

Foo, Chester Ren Jie

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Investment in Combined Heat and Power: CHP  

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This study investigates the advantages of investing in plants for cogeneration, i.e., Combined Heat and Power (CHP), in case the heat is utilized ... in order to analyze the dimensioning of a CHP plant. Two main ...

Gran Bergendahl

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Turkish residential real estate investment analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This paper examines the investment potential for Turkish Residential Real Estate Market, focusing mainly on Istanbul. With a stable economy since 2002, dynamic population, geo-political location and the potential accession ...

Ciller, Berk (Berk U.)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

It's About Time: Investing in Transportation to  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

MARCH 2011 It's About Time: Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive #12 of Contents Preface 1 The Challenge Facing Texans 3 Texas Transportation Action Principles 6 Texas' Deteriorating Transportation System: Background and Measurement 8 Baseline Scenario: Unacceptable Conditions

318

Model Investment Grade Audit and Project Proposal  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Information and documents for conducting an investment grade audit to evaluate potential measures and presenting a project proposal for a set of bundled measures that deliver savings to pay for the project over the finance term.

319

Clean energy investments in an uncertain future  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The energy sector faces a multitude of challenges related to climate change and energy security. These challenges will likely prompt considerable changes in the coming decades, including significant investment and new ...

Harrison, Jessica (Jessica Kit)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Meeting targets Eastern Europe investment fears  

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Increased cooperation in environment, markets, and investment between Western European and Eastern European chemical industries will lead to sustainable economic development in Eastern Europe, according to speakers at a conference sponsored by the United ...

PATRICIA LAYMAN

1992-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Overseas investment key to chemical trade surplus  

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Paradoxically, investing in new plants overseas can go a long way toward maintaining the U.S. chemical trade surplus, according to a report written by the Commerce Department's Office of Technology Policy and the Chemical Manufacturers Association (CMA)."...

1995-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

322

Executive Forum on Solutions to Transmission Investment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

d'Hydro-Québec (IREQ) ISO New England Korea Electric Power Research Institute Michigan Electric. Business and Economics Small Groups ........................................................10 B. Planning and Transmission Investment Policy Small Groups ......................10 C. Technology Small Groups

323

Can sustainable investing generate carbon credits?  

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In a world where greenhouse gases (GHG) carry a price, organisations can create financial instruments that are tradable on the carbon market by investing in projects that reduce GHG emissions. The purpose of this study is to critically analyse an investment project from EcoSecurities to mitigate the emissions of methane from a coalmine located in China's Sichuan province. This project generates carbon credits that are later sold to governments and organisations under the Kyoto Protocol. In order to evaluate this investment, we conducted an analysis centred in its net present value, and we take into consideration a set of external variables and the financial and economic situation of EcoSecurities. This study concludes that EcoSecurities project investment, since project's net present value is positive, it has a relevant impact on EcoSecurities strategy and improves the company's financial situation as it increases revenues and improves assets using efficiency.

João Zambujal-Oliveira

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Global Warming Mitigation Investments Optimized under Uncertainty  

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Global Warming Mitigation Investments Optimized under Uncertainty Global Warming Mitigation Investments Optimized under Uncertainty Speaker(s): Hermann Held Date: July 9, 2010 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Thomas McKone The Copenhagen Accord (2009) recognizes that 'the increase in global temperature should be below 2 degrees Celsius' (compared to pre-industrial levels, '2° target'). In recent years, energy economics have derived welfare-optimal investment streams into low-emission energy mixes and associated costs. According to our analyses, auxiliary targets that are in line with the 2° target could be achieved at relatively low costs if energy investments were triggered rather swiftly. While such analyses assume 'perfect foresight' of a benevolent 'social planner', an accompanying suite of experiments explicitly

325

Political risk, institutions and foreign direct investment  

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The paper explores the linkages among political risk, institutions, and foreign direct investment inflows. For a data sample of 83 developing countries covering 1984 to 2003, we identify indicators that matter most for the activities of multinational corporations. The results show that government stability, internal and external conflict, corruption and ethnic tensions, law and order, democratic accountability of government, and quality of bureaucracy are highly significant determinants of foreign investment inflows.

Matthias Busse; Carsten Hefeker

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Investment performance of life-science venture capital investment funds, persistence, and subsector analysis  

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Venture capital investment performance data and performance attribution are not typically published. Venture investors articulate (and sell to LPs) conflicting strategies; the popular business literature and culture is ...

Behrens, Jeffrey S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Trust, control and confidence in logistics outsourcing decisions  

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A number of theoretical constructs and models exist for framing logistics outsourcing decisions. In transaction cost economics, it is argued that the dimensions of transactions, notably asset specificity, are the main criteria to consider in outsourcing situations. Resource-based approaches focus on the company's assets and capabilities that should be protected and developed while non-core activities should be outsourced. Behaviourally oriented theories explore the human and social factors facilitating outsourcing decisions. In this paper, the model of Das and Teng (1998) is used to examine the role of trust and control as facilitators creating confidence in outsourcing when relationship specific investments are present in the outsourcing relationship. A conceptual model is developed and tested with structural equation modelling using survey data from Finnish industrial companies. The results show that confidence is positively associated with the propensity to outsource logistics when the outsourcing relationship is disposed to specific investments.

Jari Juga; Jouni Juntunen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Risk Analysis and Decision Making FY 2013 Milestone Report  

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Risk analysis and decision making is one of the critical objectives of CCSI, which seeks to use information from science-based models with quantified uncertainty to inform decision makers who are making large capital investments. The goal of this task is to develop tools and capabilities to facilitate the development of risk models tailored for carbon capture technologies, quantify the uncertainty of model predictions, and estimate the technical and financial risks associated with the system. This effort aims to reduce costs by identifying smarter demonstrations, which could accelerate development and deployment of the technology by several years.

Engel, David W.; Dalton, Angela C.; Dale, Crystal; Jones, Edward; Thompson, J.

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

FIRM INVESTMENT AND MONETARY POLICY TRANSMISSION IN THE EURO AREA  

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FIRM INVESTMENT AND MONETARY POLICY TRANSMISSION IN THE EURO AREA J.B. Chatelain1 , A. Generale2 of results on the monetary transmission channels on firm investment (the interest rate channel and the broad. For each of those countries, investment relationships are estimated explaining investment by its user cost

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

330

What is Investment Analysis and why is it important?  

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MSc Investment Analysis #12;What is Investment Analysis and why is it important? It involves analysis of the previous performance of investments and of how they are likely to perform in future, taking account of their risk. Investment Analysis enables assessment of whether current prices reflect intrinsic

Little, Tony

331

SITIF Investment Policy Statement Last amended: December 13, 2013  

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SITIF Investment Policy Statement Last amended: December 13, 2013 Page 1 of 13 Texas Tech University System INVESTMENT POLICY STATEMENT Short/Intermediate Term Investment Fund Section 1 Introduction. This policy statement shall guide the investment of the subset of institutional funds known as the Short

Gelfond, Michael

332

Securing major investment in the UK timber processing industry  

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Egger UK Securing major investment in the UK timber processing industry objectives An Austrian, for a £100 million investment. Egger UK supplies 25% of the UK demand for chipboard. Investment in a new. This investment will catalyse active woodland management helping to create and maintain vital habitats for rare

333

Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry: Opportunities for Investment  

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Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry: Opportunities for Investment A Report for the John D for investment in the growing sector of sustainable forestry. It is intended for many audiences: · Investors - Investment fund managers, other institutional investors and investment advisers - Family office managers

334

401(a) Investment Provider Change Form Employee Name Employee ID #  

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401(a) Investment Provider Change Form Employee Name Employee ID # Address City State Zip Code Home to an account in my name with the following Investment Provider(s): Investment Provider Percent Fidelity Investments % TIAA-CREF % The numbers above must be in whole percents only and must total 100%. If you wish

Provancher, William

335

Optimal investment with high-watermark performance fee Karel Janecek  

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Optimal investment with high-watermark performance fee Karel Janecek and Mihai S^irbu January 5, 2011 Abstract We consider the problem of optimal investment and consumption when the investment oppor as a geometric Brownian motion and the performance of the investment and consumption strategy is measured using

Sîrbu, Mihai

336

UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Jump to: navigation, search Name UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Industrial Development Organization Topics Finance, Implementation, Market analysis Website http://www.unido.org/index.php References UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion [1] "Economic growth required for eradication of poverty and the achievement of the other associated MDGs depends on capital accumulation (investment) and technical change going hand in hand. Investment in plant and machinery, with its impulse of new ideas and technologies, contributes to productivity growth, as do technological progress, upgrading and diffusion. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in particular is an important driver of industrial

337

Strengthening the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority: A Policy Analysis of the Nigerian Excess Crude Account and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority Act  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Senate Approves Sovereign Investment Authority Act. Monitor-Kunzel, P. et al. (2010) Investment Objectives of Sovereign2011. Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority Bill 2010. (

Ugwuibe, Cynthia

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Cross-border utility investment: Translating investment risk into global advantage  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Investment in the rapidly expanding utility sector in many emerging markets offers real growth prospects for utility companies. But one must execute a global strategy that addresses the many additional risk factors, political obstacles, management challenges, tax complications and long-term funding requirements to succeed in this demanding environment. There is skepticism in some quarters that investments in foreign assets will prove fruitful for utilities and their shareholders. US utilities must realiza higher returns on foreign investment in order to compensate shareholders adequately for the added political and currency risk associated with these investments. This article describes the environment leading to cross-border power investment, several key strategic considerations related to the international power sector, and how these considerations can be used to create strategic advantage.

Cody, A. [Coopers & Lybrand`s Financial Advisory Group, Boston, MA (United States)] [Coopers & Lybrand`s Financial Advisory Group, Boston, MA (United States); Graham, E.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Generalized Thermodynamics of Global Irreversible Processes in a Finite Macroscopic System  

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In the previous work1,2 on generalization of thermodynamics it has been shown that, even if the process involved is irreversible, the second law of thermodynamics as stated by Clausius and Kelvin3,4 can be mathematically represented in terms of calortropy (meaning heat evolution), compensated heat, and uncompensated heat, which are combined into a single exact differential form in an appropriate macroscopic variable space, and that a thermodynamically consistent theory of irreversible processes can be formulated on the basis of the notion of calortropy as a generalization of the Clausius entropy that holds only for reversible processes. ... Thermodynamics is a theory in which heat, work, and energy are interrelated and various thermal phenomena are correlated and interpreted in a mutually and thermodynamically consistent manner. ...

Byung Chan Eu

1999-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

340

Analysis on Irreversible Processes using the Phase-Field Variational Approach with the Entropy or Energy Functional  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The variational approach usually used in phase field models (PFVA) is applied here to analyse complex irreversible processes such as thermoelectric (TE) effects and thermally driven mass transport (TDMT). Complex irreversible processes arise from the coupling effects between simple irreversible processes. Each simple irreversible process is assiciated with an entropy or energy density function. During complex irreversible processes with multiple fields present, this entropy or energy density function is assumed to be dependent on all independent field variables. Using the total entropy functionals, the TE effects and TDMT are analysed and important kinetic coefficients such as the Seebeck coefficient and the heat of transport are determined with straightforward physical contents. Using the total energy functionals, the linear irreversible processes are analysed with the Onsager approach and the nonlinear irreversible processes with PFVA. It is found both the Onsager's relations and the fluxes defined using PFVA guarantee the satisfaction of the first law of thermodynamics during the process of conversion of energies. To analyze the diffusion process under the influence of elasticity, PFVA is also modified to incorporate the reversible evolution of elastic fields. It is shown energies are conserved via both the irreversible diffusion process and the reversible evolution of the elastic fields. Finally, PFVA is generalized to study nonequilibrium thermodynamics using an extra kinetic contribution to the entropy density function. The analyses can be extended to a nonequilibrium thermodynamic system with multiple physical fields present. Thus, it is believed PFVA has the potential of not only significantly advancing our understanding of the thermodynamics of irreversible processes, but also making thermodynamics as a discipline and the study of it truly dynamic.

Peng Zhou

2014-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Model for an irreversible bias current in the superconducting qubit measurement process  

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The superconducting charge-phase ''quantronium'' qubit is considered in order to develop a model for the measurement process used in the experiment of Vion et al. [Science 296, 886 (2002)]. For this model we propose a method for including the bias current in the readout process in a fundamentally irreversible way, which to first order is approximated by the Josephson junction tilted-washboard potential phenomenology. The decohering bias current is introduced in the form of a Lindblad operator and the Wigner function for the current-biased readout Josephson junction is derived and analyzed. During the readout current pulse used in the quantronium experiment we find that the coherence of the qubit initially prepared in a symmetric superposition state is lost at a time of 0.2 ns after the bias current pulse has been applied, a time scale that is much shorter than the experimental readout time. Additionally we look at the effect of Johnson-Nyquist noise with zero mean from the current source during the qubit manipulation and show that the decoherence due to the irreversible bias current description is an order of magnitude smaller than that found through adding noise to the reversible tilted-washboard potential model. Our irreversible bias current model is also applicable to persistent-current-based qubits where the state is measured according to its flux via a small-inductance direct-current superconducting quantum interference device.

Hutchinson, G. D.; Williams, D. A. [Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory, Hitachi Europe Ltd., Cambridge CB3 OHE (United Kingdom); Holmes, C. A. [Department of Mathematics, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland 4072 (Australia); Stace, T. M. [Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0WA (United Kingdom); Spiller, T. P.; Barrett, S. D. [Quantum Information Processing Group, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Filton Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8QZ (United Kingdom); Milburn, G. J. [Centre for Quantum Computer Technology, Department of Physics, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland 4072 (Australia); Hasko, D. G. [Microelectronics Research Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0HE (United Kingdom)

2006-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

342

Quantum Decision Theory  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We argue that, contrary to conventional wisdom, decision theory is not invariant to the physical environment in which a decision is made. Specifically, we show that a decision maker (DM) with access to quantum information resources may be able to do strictly better than a DM with access only to classical information resources. In this respect, our findings are somewhat akin to those in computer science that have established the superiority of quantum over classical algorithms for certain problems. We treat three kinds of decision tree (Kuhn [1950], [1953]): Kuhn trees in which the DM does or does not have perfect recall, and non-Kuhn trees.

Adam Brandenburger; Pierfrancesco La Mura

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

2002 Records of Decision  

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344

1996 Records of Decision  

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345

2005 Records of Decision  

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346

2012 Records of Decision  

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2-Records-of-Decision Sign In About | Careers | Contact | Investors | bpa.gov Search News & Us Expand News & Us Projects & Initiatives Expand Projects & Initiatives Finance...

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2010 Records of Decision  

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2013 Records of Decision  

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349

1999 Records of Decision  

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2011 Records of Decision  

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Definition: Deferred Generation Capacity Investments | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Generation Capacity Investments Generation Capacity Investments Utilities and grid operators ensure that generation capacity can serve the maximum amount of load that planning and operations forecasts indicate. The trouble is, this capacity is only required for very short periods each year, when demand peaks. Reducing peak demand and flattening the load curve should reduce the generation capacity required to service load and lead to cheaper electricity for customers.[1] Related Terms load, electricity generation, peak demand, smart grid References ↑ SmartGrid.gov 'Description of Benefits' An inl LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ine Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Deferred_Generation_Capacity_Investments&oldid=50257

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Bio Energy Investments BEI | Open Energy Information  

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Investments BEI Investments BEI Jump to: navigation, search Name Bio Energy Investments (BEI) Place Chinnor, United Kingdom Zip OX39 4TW Sector Biomass Product UK-based company involved in the design and building of biomass plants. Coordinates 51.702702°, -0.910879° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.702702,"lon":-0.910879,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Alltronic Tech Investment Corporation | Open Energy Information  

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Alltronic Tech Investment Corporation Alltronic Tech Investment Corporation Jump to: navigation, search Name Alltronic Tech Investment Corporation Place Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China Zip 110179 Sector Wind energy Product Wind and CDM project developers in China Coordinates 41.788509°, 123.40612° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.788509,"lon":123.40612,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Greenlight Investment Group | Open Energy Information  

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Investment Group Investment Group Jump to: navigation, search Name Greenlight Investment Group Place Elgin, Illinois Zip 60123 Sector Wind energy Product Advising clients on wind aquisitions in North America. Coordinates 30.34901°, -97.370969° 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":30.34901,"lon":-97.370969,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Invest North Pty Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Invest North Pty Ltd Invest North Pty Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Invest North Pty Ltd Place Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia Sector Solar Product Onwer of a solar power system atop the roof of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. Coordinates 45.098537°, -94.40912° 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":45.098537,"lon":-94.40912,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Case Study - EPB Smart Grid Investment Grant  

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EPB Smart Grid Investment Grant EPB Smart Grid Investment Grant 1 Smart switches installed in EPB service territory A Smarter Electric Circuit: Electric Power Board of Chattanooga Makes the Switch EPB of Chattanooga, Tennessee, is one of the largest publicly owned providers of electric power in the country. Established in 1935, EPB covers about 600 square miles and serves about 170,000 customers in Tennessee and Georgia. Chattanooga is making its distribution system more robust while improving operations with the deployment of smart grid technologies which will allow EPB to provide continued reliable electric service and respond more effectively to severe weather events, which are frequent in the Southeast. Distribution Automation Investments Make A Difference Partially funded with $111.5 million in Recovery Act stimulus funds awarded by the U.S. Department of

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Mistral Invest Limited | Open Energy Information  

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Mistral Invest Limited Mistral Invest Limited Jump to: navigation, search Name Mistral Invest Limited Place London, United Kingdom Zip W1U 7DW Sector Wind energy Product Private Equity Fund aiming to build a portfolio of wind farms in the UK and France, participating early in the project development phase. Coordinates 51.506325°, -0.127144° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.506325,"lon":-0.127144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Investment Tax Credit | Department of Energy  

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You are here You are here Home » Investment Tax Credit Investment Tax Credit < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Wind Solar Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Maximum Rebate No maximum specified. Program Info Start Date 01/01/2009 State Vermont Program Type Corporate Tax Credit Rebate Amount 7.2% for solar, fuel cells and small wind placed in service on or before 12/31/2016. 2.4% for solar (except hybrid solar lighting) placed in service on or after 12/31/2016. 2.4% for geothermal 2.4% for microturbines and CHP placed in service on or before 12/31/2016. Provider Vermont Department of Taxes Vermont offers an investment tax credit for installations of renewable

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Cellulosic Ethanol Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit A tax credit is available for investments in a qualified small business

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biofuels Investment Tax Credit  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Biofuels Investment Biofuels Investment Tax Credit to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biofuels Investment Tax Credit on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biofuels Investment Tax Credit on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biofuels Investment Tax Credit on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biofuels Investment Tax Credit on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biofuels Investment Tax Credit on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biofuels Investment Tax Credit on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Biofuels Investment Tax Credit An income tax credit is available for 75% of all capital operation, maintenance, and research and development costs incurred in connection with

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Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: From Selection to  

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Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: From Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: From Selection to Award, Successfully Navigating the Negotiations Process, November 19, 2009 Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: From Selection to Award, Successfully Navigating the Negotiations Process, November 19, 2009 Presentation at the Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) recipient kickoff workshop by Brad Poston: From Selection to Award Successfully Navigating the Negotiations Process. American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: From Selection to Award, Successfully Navigating the Negotiations Process, November 19, 2009 More Documents & Publications DISCLAIMER: Davis Bacon Act Applicability to Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Program

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Simulation Supported Decision Making  

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.S. Navy Nuclear Program · Decades of dynamic operations of hundreds of nuclear power plants withoutSimulation Supported Decision Making Gene Allen Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division SI: TO PASS ON WHAT I KNOW on SIMULATION · CAREER FOCUS: HOW TO USE COMPUTERS TO DO HELP MAKE BETTER DECISIONS

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The neutron warhead decision  

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The neutron warhead decision ... Nuclear war moved a step closer last week with the U.S.'s decision to move ahead with production of so-called neutron warheads for use on short-range missiles and in artillery shells. ... And neutron weapons would be almost as effective on ... ...

MICHAEL HEYLIN

1981-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Meeting Decisions and Documents  

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Meeting Notices Meeting Decisions & Documents Production Team Indicators System Coastal Resilience Resources Make Our Science Accessible Link Climate Change & Health Provide Data and Tools Coordinate Internationally Meeting Decisions and Documents Print E-mail This page summarizes the decisions made by the National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee (NCADAC) and the documents the committee has adopted in association with those decisions. The documents and decisions concern the operation of the committee, the content of the synthesis report(s), the sustained assessment process, and other important guidance and responsibilities. The full and official meeting records of the NCADAC are available on a dedicated NOAA page. To view the Federal Register notices announcing the meetings of the NCADAC, please click here.

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How brains make decisions  

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This chapter, dedicated to the memory of Mino Freund, summarizes the Quantum Decision Theory (QDT) that we have developed in a series of publications since 2008. We formulate a general mathematical scheme of how decisions are taken, using the point of view of psychological and cognitive sciences, without touching physiological aspects. The basic principles of how intelligence acts are discussed. The human brain processes involved in decisions are argued to be principally different from straightforward computer operations. The difference lies in the conscious-subconscious duality of the decision making process and the role of emotions that compete with utility optimization. The most general approach for characterizing the process of decision making, taking into account the conscious-subconscious duality, uses the framework of functional analysis in Hilbert spaces, similarly to that used in the quantum theory of measurements. This does not imply that the brain is a quantum system, but just allows for the simple...

Yukalov, V I

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Decision Summaries | Department of Energy  

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Decision Summaries Decision Summaries Decision Summaries RSS January 16, 2014 Summary of Decisions - December 30, 2013 - January 3, 2014 Decisions were issued on: - Privacy Act Appeal January 10, 2014 Summary of Decisions - MM DD YYYY - MM DD YYYY Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) December 27, 2013 Summary of Decisions - December 23, 2013 - December 27, 2013 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) December 20, 2013 Summary of Decisions - December 16, 2013 - December 20, 2013 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) December 13, 2013 Summary of Decisions - December 9, 2013 - December 13, 2013 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

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Forest and Carbon offset investments: problems and  

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and problems related to forest investments as C sinks 2. The two markets: ­The "regulated" market ­The voluntary market 3. Some final considerations 1. Mitigation options and problems related to forest (Bioenergy / biofuels) Mitigation options in the forest sector #12;2 Source: Schlamadinger, 2000 2. The two

Pettenella, Davide

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unh foundation endowment report 1 Investment Philosophy  

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unh foundation endowment report fY 2012 | #12;1 Investment Philosophy 2 2012 Performance Summary 4 Endowment Focal Points 6 The Impact of Philanthropy 8 FAQs 9 Foundation Board contents contact Tina M. Sawtelle, '96, '01g Vice President, Finance & Treasurer, UNH Foundation, Inc. (603) 862-1584 tina

New Hampshire, University of

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CPI URGES END TO INVESTMENT CURBS  

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The White House last week seemed set to lock into what very well could be a collision course with Congress over whether to ease or end the 1965 mandatory federal controls over U.S. investment abroad. And the chemical industry, which lately has been among ...

1969-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment firms to buy Sterling Chemicals  

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Sterling Chemicalsa Houston-based company that put itself on the block in Januaryhas reached a definitive agreement to sell the company to two investment banking firms. The deal could spark a bidding war with Huntsman Corp., another potential purchaser. ...

MARC REISCH; SUSAN AINSWORTH

1996-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for  

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Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for Economic Development #12;Information concerning be obtained from: World Health Organization Marketing and Dissemination 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland tel: (41 clear and strong on the central task of raising the health of the poor. I can be `realistic

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Investments and forward utilities Marek Musiela  

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Investments and forward utilities Marek Musiela and Thaleia Zariphopoulou BNP Paribas, London proposes a new approach for portfolio allocation. The novel concept of forward dynamic utility is introduced. General classes of such utilities are constructed by combining the local variational util- ity

Zariphopoulou, Thaleia

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Advanced Pattern Material for Investment Casting Applications  

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Cleveland Tool and Machine (CTM) of Cleveland, Ohio in conjunction with Harrington Product Development Center (HPDC) of Cincinnati, Ohio have developed an advanced, dimensionally accurate, temperature-stable, energy-efficient and cost-effective material and process to manufacture patterns for the investment casting industry. In the proposed technology, FOPAT (aFOam PATtern material) has been developed which is especially compatible with the investment casting process and offers the following advantages: increased dimensional accuracy; increased temperature stability; lower cost per pattern; less energy consumption per pattern; decreased cost of pattern making equipment; decreased tooling cost; increased casting yield. The present method for investment casting is "the lost wax" process, which is exactly that, the use of wax as a pattern material, which is then melted out or "lost" from the ceramic shell. The molten metal is then poured into the ceramic shell to produce a metal casting. This process goes back thousands of years and while there have been improvements in the wax and processing technology, the material is basically the same, wax. The proposed technology is based upon an established industrial process of "Reaction Injection Molding" (RIM) where two components react when mixed and then "molded" to form a part. The proposed technology has been modified and improved with the needs of investment casting in mind. A proprietary mix of components has been formulated which react and expand to form a foam-like product. The result is an investment casting pattern with smooth surface finish and excellent dimensional predictability along with the other key benefits listed above.

F. Douglas Neece Neil Chaudhry

2006-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assets investment timing Sample Search...  

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assets investment timing Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 San Francisco State University Foundation Restricted Investment Policy No. 302 Summary: Municipal bonds Investment grade...

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Summary of Utility Studies: Smart Grid Investment Grant Consumer Behavior Study Analysis  

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Studies: Smart Grid Investment Grant Consumer Behavior StudyEnergy Smart Grid Investment Grant Technical Advisory Group2012a) Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Progress Report.

Cappers, Peter

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Contract, Renegotiation, and Hold Up: General Results on the Technology of Trade and Investment  

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D. Hausch (1999): Cooperative Investments and the Value ofContracts, Speci?c Investments, and Risk Sharing, Re- viewRemedies, and Optimal Investment, American Economic Review,

Watson, Joel; Buzard, Kristy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Helpers and egg investment in the cooperatively breeding acorn woodpecker: testing the concealed helper effects hypothesis  

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size in the reproductive investment of American kestrels. JPAPER Helpers and egg investment in the cooperativelylaying females reduce investment in eggs (with respect to

Koenig, Walter D.; Walters, Eric L.; Haydock, Joseph

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Financial Constraints on Investment in an Emerging Market Crisis: An Empirical Investigation of Foreign Ownership  

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Constraints and Corporate Investment, Brookings Papers onStructure, Liquidity, and Investment: Evidence from JapaneseMarket Inperfections and Investment, Jour- nal of Economic

Blalock, Garrick; Gertler, Paul J; Levine, David I. I.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Housing, Credit Constraints, and Macro Stability: The Secondary Mortgage Market and Reduced Cyclicality of Residential Investment  

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volatility of residential investment shrank relative to thatvolatility of residential investment, the secondary mortgageCyclicality of Residential Investment Joe Peek Gatton Chair

Peek, Joe; Wilcox, James A.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Contract, Renegotiation, and Hold Up: Results on the Technology of Trade and Investment  

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D. Hausch (1999): Cooperative Investments and the Value ofContracts, Speci?c Investments, and Risk Sharing, Re- viewRemedies, and Optimal Investment, American Economic Review,

Buzard, Kristy; Watson, Joel

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

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Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to adopt a policy on the agency's long- term power supply role after fiscal year (FY) 2011. This policy is intended to provide BPA's customers with greater clarity about their Federal power supply so they can effectively plan for the future and, if they choose, make capital investments in long-term electricity infrastructure. This Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy (Policy), which is the result of a Regional Dialogue process that began in 2002, is described more fully in a separately issued Administrator's Record of Decision (ROD) that addresses the legal and policy rationale supporting the administrative decisions in the Regional Dialogue. DOE/EIS-0183, Bonneville Power Administration, Record of Decision,

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Zhonghao New Energy Investment Beijing Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Zhonghao New Energy Investment Beijing Co Ltd Zhonghao New Energy Investment Beijing Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Zhonghao New Energy Investment (Beijing) Co Ltd Place Beijing Municipality, China Sector Solar Product An investment firm specialising in solar energy projects. It intends to develop a 100MW PV plant in northwestern China. References Zhonghao New Energy Investment (Beijing) Co Ltd[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Zhonghao New Energy Investment (Beijing) Co Ltd is a company located in Beijing Municipality, China . References ↑ "Zhonghao New Energy Investment (Beijing) Co Ltd" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Zhonghao_New_Energy_Investment_Beijing_Co_Ltd&oldid=353526

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DFSTW Investment Development Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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DFSTW Investment Development Co Ltd DFSTW Investment Development Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name DFSTW Investment Development Co Ltd Place Sichuan Province, China Zip 618201 Sector Solar, Wind energy Product Splited from wind turbine maker Dongfang Steam Turbines Works (DFSTW) in December 2006, which focuses on the investment in the wind and solar sectors in favor of DFSTW. References DFSTW Investment Development Co Ltd[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. DFSTW Investment Development Co Ltd is a company located in Sichuan Province, China . References ↑ "DFSTW Investment Development Co Ltd" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=DFSTW_Investment_Development_Co_Ltd&oldid=344220"

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Cleanergy Investment Service Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Cleanergy Investment Service Co Ltd Cleanergy Investment Service Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Cleanergy Investment Service Co Ltd Place Beijing, China Zip 100031 Product Cleanergy Investment Service Co. Ltd (CIS) is a professional CDM consulting firm in the service of enterprises both home and abroad. References Cleanergy Investment Service Co Ltd[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Cleanergy Investment Service Co Ltd is a company located in Beijing, China . References ↑ "Cleanergy Investment Service Co Ltd" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Cleanergy_Investment_Service_Co_Ltd&oldid=343675" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Cellulosic Ethanol Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Cellulosic Ethanol Investment Tax Credit A qualified investor may receive a tax credit of up to 40% of an

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Nanjing Dalu Industry Investment Group | Open Energy Information  

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Dalu Industry Investment Group Dalu Industry Investment Group Jump to: navigation, search Name Nanjing Dalu Industry Investment Group Place Beijing Municipality, China Zip 100055 Sector Solar Product Chinese investment company with a focus on energy, telecommunications, finance, and biotechnology; involved with polysilicon production for the solar industry. References Nanjing Dalu Industry Investment Group[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Nanjing Dalu Industry Investment Group is a company located in Beijing Municipality, China . References ↑ "Nanjing Dalu Industry Investment Group" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Nanjing_Dalu_Industry_Investment_Group&oldid=34900

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Recovery Act: Smart Grid Investment Grants | Department of Energy  

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Investment Grants Investment Grants Recovery Act: Smart Grid Investment Grants Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards Recipients by State Smart Grid Investment Grant Awards Recipients by State GRID MODERNIZATION President Obama has announced the largest single grid modernization investment in U.S. history, funding a broad range of technologies to spur the nation's transition to a smarter, stronger, more efficient and reliable electric system. This will promote energy-saving choices for consumers, increase energy efficiency, and foster the growth of renewable energy sources like wind and solar power. The $3.4 billion in investments are part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, and will be matched by industry funding for a total public-private investment worth over $8

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Green Wind Energy formerly Solund Invest | Open Energy Information  

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Solund Invest Solund Invest Jump to: navigation, search Name Green Wind Energy (formerly Solund Invest) Place DK-3460 Birkerød, Denmark Zip DK-3460 Sector Wind energy Product Danish investment company specializing in structuring and selling wind turbine projects in Denmark and abroad to private investors. References Green Wind Energy (formerly Solund Invest)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Green Wind Energy (formerly Solund Invest) is a company located in DK-3460 Birkerød, Denmark . References ↑ "[ Green Wind Energy (formerly Solund Invest)]" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Green_Wind_Energy_formerly_Solund_Invest&oldid=346065"

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Colexon Solar Invest AS Formerly Renewagy AS | Open Energy Information  

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Invest AS Formerly Renewagy AS Invest AS Formerly Renewagy AS Jump to: navigation, search Name Colexon Solar Invest AS (Formerly Renewagy AS) Place Virum, Denmark Zip DK-2830 Sector Solar, Wind energy Product Denmark-based development and investment company that focuses on wind and solar PV project development. References Colexon Solar Invest AS (Formerly Renewagy AS)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Colexon Solar Invest AS (Formerly Renewagy AS) is a company located in Virum, Denmark . References ↑ "Colexon Solar Invest AS (Formerly Renewagy AS)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Colexon_Solar_Invest_AS_Formerly_Renewagy_AS&oldid=34

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Miscellaneous Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Miscellaneous Additional questions and answers from recipients of awards under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program on the Buy American provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Miscellaneous More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Confidentiality (Revised Answer) Q&A for the Smart Grid Investment Program: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), January 29, 2010 Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Davis-Bacon / Buy American Relationship,

391

An Investment Framework for Clean Energy and Development | Open Energy  

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An Investment Framework for Clean Energy and Development An Investment Framework for Clean Energy and Development Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: An Investment Framework for Clean Energy and Development Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank, International Monetary Fund Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Solar Topics: Finance, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: siteresources.worldbank.org/DEVCOMMINT/Documentation/21046509/DC2006-0 An Investment Framework for Clean Energy and Development Screenshot References: An Investment Framework for Clean Energy and Development[1] Overview "This paper reports on progress in developing an Investment Framework for Clean Energy and Development. The Investment Framework is intended to be a vehicle to accelerate investments to address developing country energy

392

Energy Department Invests More Than $7 Million to Deploy Tribal...  

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Invests More Than 7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Energy Department Invests More Than 7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy November 20, 2013 - 12:00am Addthis The...

393

On an Investment-Consumption model with transaction costs  

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On an Investment-Consumption model with transaction* Abstract This paper considers the optimal consumption and investment policy for* * an investor of consumption. Dynamic Programming leads to a Variational* * Inequality for the value function

Menaldi, Jose-Luis

394

Opportunities and challenges of investing in Indian real estate  

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In recent years, global real estate investment has become an important component of efficient global mixed asset portfolios. Although these investments carry increased political, regulatory and currency risk, international ...

Wadhwani, Kunal (Kunal P.)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Announces 150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing Energy Department Announces 150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy...

396

Investment dynamics and the timeliness properties of accounting numbers  

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This paper examines the properties of accounting numbers using a real investment framework that predicts asymmetric timeliness of both investment and its outcomes (i.e. sales, earnings and operating cash flows) even in the ...

Papadakis, George, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Volatility and Growth: Credit Constraints and the Composition of Investment  

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How does uncertainty and credit constraints affect the cyclical composition of investment and thereby volatility and growth? This paper addresses this question within a model where firms engage in two types of investment: ...

Aghion, Philippe

398

Japan lifts bars slightly on foreign capital investment  

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Japan lifts bars slightly on foreign capital investment ... Last week, after months (actually years) of debate, Japan took its first tentative steps toward liberalizing the rules that govern foreign capital investment when the cabinet approved the government's decontrol plan. ...

1967-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

399

Industry urged to boost investment in R&D  

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Industry urged to boost investment in R&a ... And the private sector's investment in R&D should increase to 2.0% of GDP from its current level of 1.6%. ...

LINDA RABER

1995-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

400

American Wind Energy Association Wind Energy Finance and Investment...  

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Wind Energy Finance and Investment Seminar American Wind Energy Association Wind Energy Finance and Investment Seminar October 20, 2014 8:00AM EDT to October 21, 2014 5:00PM EDT...

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MMU Sustainability Investment Board 1 Communication Framework (Final) February 2009  

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) Green Travel Planning (TRA) Communication (COM) MMU Sustainability Metric Area of Sustainability UnitMMU Sustainability Investment Board 1 Communication Framework (Final) February 2009 MMU Sustainability Investment Board (SIB) Communications Framework Effective communications will be fundamental

402

Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department Announces 150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing Energy Department Announces 150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean...

403

Energy Department Announces More Than $59 Million Investment...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department Announces More Than 59 Million Investment in Solar Energy Department Announces More Than 59 Million Investment in Solar January 30, 2015 - 4:07pm Addthis Energy...

404

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment  

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Provision for Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Provision for Renewable Fuels Investment To create jobs and improve the state's general infrastructure, the Florida

405

The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide | Open Energy Information  

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The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide Agency/Company /Organization: World Business Council for Sustainable Development, firstclimate Sector: Energy, Land, Climate Topics: Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: www.climateinvestmentfunds.org/cif/sites/climateinvestmentfunds.org/fi RelatedTo: Climate Investment Funds Cost: Free The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide Screenshot References: The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide[1] This business guide to the Climate Investment Funds aims to create awareness in the business community about the Climate Investment Funds and

406

China Lithium Energy Electric Vehicle Investment Group CLEEVIG | Open  

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Investment Group CLEEVIG Investment Group CLEEVIG Jump to: navigation, search Name China Lithium Energy Electric Vehicle Investment Group (CLEEVIG) Place Beijing, China Zip 100101 Product Beijing-based investment company with a focus on Electric Vehicle R&D. References China Lithium Energy Electric Vehicle Investment Group (CLEEVIG)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. China Lithium Energy Electric Vehicle Investment Group (CLEEVIG) is a company located in Beijing, China . References ↑ "[ China Lithium Energy Electric Vehicle Investment Group (CLEEVIG)]" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=China_Lithium_Energy_Electric_Vehicle_Investment_Group_CLEEVIG&oldid=343507

407

Raising Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs & Working...  

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Design Options - December * Finance 101 briefs - December & January EE Finance Primer Finance Program Structure Options Raising Investment Funds & Working with...

408

Nucleation of a new phase on a surface that is changing irreversibly with time  

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Nucleation of a new phase almost always starts at a surface. This surface is almost always assumed not to change with time. However, surfaces can roughen, partially dissolve and change chemically with time. Each of these irreversible changes will change the nucleation rate at the surface, resulting in a time-dependent nucleation rate. Here we use a simple model to show that partial surface dissolution can qualitatively change the nucleation process, in a way that is testable in experiment. The changing surface means that the nucleation rate is increasing with time. There is an initial period during which no nucleation occurs, followed by relatively rapid nucleation.

Richard P. Sear

2014-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

409

Nonlinear Dynamical Equation for Irreversible, Steepest-Entropy-Ascent Relaxation to Stable Equilibrium  

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We discuss the structure and main features of the nonlinear evolution equation proposed by this author as the fundamental dynamical law within the framework of Quantum Thermodynamics. The nonlinear equation generates a dynamical group providing a unique deterministic description of irreversible, conservative relaxation towards equilibrium from any non-equilibrium state, and satisfies a very restrictive stability requirement equivalent to Hatsopoulos-Keenan statement of the second law of thermodynamics. Here, we emphasize its mathematical structure and its applicability also within other contexts, such as Classical and Quantum Statistical Mechanics, and Information Theory.

Beretta, Gian Paolo [Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia (Italy)

2007-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

410

Boltzmann-Equation Based Derivation of Balance Laws in Irreversible Thermodynamics  

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In this paper we propose a novel approach to construct macroscopic balance equations and constitutive equations describing various irreversible phenomena. It is based on the general principles of non-equilibrium thermodynamics and consists of four basic steps: picking suitable state variables, choosing a strictly concave entropy function, separating entropy fluxes and production rates properly, and determining a dissipation matrix. Our approach takes the advantage of both EIT and GENERIC formalisms, and shows a direct correspondence with Levermore's moment closure hierarchies for the Boltzmann equation. This result may put various macroscopic modeling approaches starting from the general principles of non-equilibrium thermodynamics on a solid microscopic foundation based on the Boltzmann equation.

Hong, Liu; Zhu, Yi; Yong, Wen-An

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Optimal consumption and investment for markets with randoms coefficients.  

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Optimal consumption and investment for markets with randoms coefficients. Belkacem Berdjane and Serguei Pergamenshchikov February 6, 2011 Abstract We consider an optimal consumption - investment problem consumption - investment strategies are obtained. It turns out that the optimal convergence rate in this case

412

Optimal lifetime consumption and investment under drawdown constraint  

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Optimal lifetime consumption and investment under drawdown constraint Romuald Elie Nizar Touzi October 21, 2006 Abstract We consider the infinite horizon optimal consumption-investment problem under-form expressions for the optimal consumption and investment strategy. Key words: portfolio allocation, drawdown

Elie, Romuald

413

Optimal lifetime consumption and investment under drawdown constraint  

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Optimal lifetime consumption and investment under drawdown constraint Romuald Elie Nizar Touzi consumption-investment problem under the drawdown constraint, i.e. the wealth process never falls below in explicit form, and we derive closed-form expressions for the optimal consumption and investment strategy

Touzi, Nizar

414

Roaming and investments in the mobile internet market  

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This model discusses mobile network operators' (MNOs) incentives to invest in their network facilities such as new 4G networks under various regimes of data roaming charge regulation. Given an induced externality of investments (spillovers) due to the ... Keywords: Investment spillover, Mobile internet, National roaming, Regulation

Torben StHmeier

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Hybrid Renewable Energy Investment in Microgrid Hao Wang, Jianwei Huang  

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Hybrid Renewable Energy Investment in Microgrid Hao Wang, Jianwei Huang Network Communications: {haowang, jwhuang}@ie.cuhk.edu.hk Abstract--Both solar energy and wind energy are promising renewable the hybrid renewable energy investment in the microgrid. We jointly consider the investment and operation

Huang, Jianwei

416

Maximin investment problems for discounted and total wealth  

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......research-article Articles Maximin investment problems for discounted and total wealth...Ontario, Canada We study an optimal investment problem for a continuous-time incomplete...be currently observable. The optimal investment problem is stated in setting which leads......

Nikolai Dokuchaev

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Investment under uncertainty, competition and regulation Adrien Nguyen Huu1  

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Investment under uncertainty, competition and regulation Adrien Nguyen Huu1 McMaster University as a raw model of regulation in a duopoly model of preemp- tive investment. We recall the rigorous option theory for new investment valuation. The latter uses recent methods from stochastic finance

418

Investment under uncertainty, competition and regulation Adrien Nguyen Huu1  

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Investment under uncertainty, competition and regulation Adrien Nguyen Huu1 1 IMPA, Estrada Dona of preemptive investment. We recall the rigorous framework of M. Grasselli, V. Lecl`ere and M. Ludkovsky investment valuation. The latter uses recent methods from stochastic finance to price uncertainty

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

419

Investment options available through TIAA-CREF Columbia university  

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Investment options available through TIAA-CREF Columbia university Calvert Funds will be added and funds that are available as investment options, as well as the Calvert funds that will be available on the TIAA-CREF platform as of April 2, 2013. As described in the enclosed letter, if you currently invest

Grishok, Alla

420

CSEM WP 164 An Equilibrium Model of Investment in  

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CSEM WP 164 An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets James Bushnell, California 94720-5180 www.ucei.org #12;An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets investment in restructured electricity markets. This framework is extremely flexible, and is designed

Kammen, Daniel M.

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421

RISK SENSITIVE CONTROL AND AN OPTIMAL INVESTMENT MODEL (II)  

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RISK SENSITIVE CONTROL AND AN OPTIMAL INVESTMENT MODEL (II) W. H. Fleming1 and S. J. Sheu2 Brown University and Academia Sinica Abstract. We consider an optimal investment problem proposed by Bielecki and Pliska. The goal of the investment problem is to optimize the long term growth of expected utility

Sheu, Shuenn-Jyi

422

Trade & Investment Barbados, 18-20 September 2005 1  

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Trade & Investment Barbados, 18-20 September 2005 1 This year marks a pivotal moment is a scaling up of investments in targeted sectors and regions. One vital lesson from the UN Millennium Project control, and access to basic infrastructure such as safe drinking water. When these basic investments

423

Ejaculate investment in a promiscuous rodent, Peromyscus maniculatus: effects of  

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Ejaculate investment in a promiscuous rodent, Peromyscus maniculatus: effects of population density, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada ABSTRACT Questions: How does average male investment in ejaculates vary individual male investment strategies vary with population density? Data studied: Total testicular mass

Montgomerie, Bob

424

Mobility Investment Priorities Project State Funding Initiatives Summary  

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Mobility Investment Priorities Project State Funding Initiatives Summary 2008-2012 1957 2011 #12;#12;Establishing Mobility Investment Priorities Under TxDOT Rider 42: State Transportation Funding Initiatives&M Transportation Institute The Texas A&M University System College Station, Texas Mobility Investment Priorities

425

Spectrum Investment with Uncertainty Based on Prospect Theory  

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Spectrum Investment with Uncertainty Based on Prospect Theory Junlin Yu, Man Hon Cheung, and Jianwei Huang Abstract--We study a secondary wireless operator's spectrum investment problem under is uncertain. We formulate such a hybrid spectrum investment problem as a two-stage optimization prob- lem

Huang, Jianwei

426

Structural Modelling of Financial Constraints on Investment: Where Do We  

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Structural Modelling of Financial Constraints on Investment: Where Do We Stand? Jean tests of investment facing financial constraints, to their link with firms data and asset prices the interpretation of the sensitivity of investment to liquidity variables such as cash flow as a measure

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

427

Pricing, Investment, and Network Equilibrium and David Levinson2  

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Pricing, Investment, and Network Equilibrium Lei Zhang1 and David Levinson2 1. Ph.D. Candidate M. Levinson (2005) Pricing, Investment, and Network Equilibrium (05-0943) presented at 84th Annual rapidly emerging innovative road pricing and investment principles, the development of a long run network

Levinson, David M.

428

Universal investment in markets with transaction costs February 10, 2004  

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Universal investment in markets with transaction costs G. Iyengar February 10, 2004 Abstract In this paper we formulate and solve the problem of universal growth optimal investment in two-asset discrete Introduction The objective of growth optimal investment is to maximize the long-run interest rate. Growth

Iyengar, Garud

429

XBRL taxonomies and OWL ontologies for investment funds  

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XBRL taxonomies and OWL ontologies for investment funds Rub´en Lara1 , Iv´an Cantador2 and Pablo Madrid, Spain. {ivan.cantador,pablo.castells}@uam.es Abstract. The analysis of investment funds models. In this paper, we present our work on building explicit information models for investment funds

Cantador, Iván

430

Stochastic modelling of long-term investment risks  

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......Stochastic modelling of long-term investment risks A.D. WILKIE R. Watson Sons...them are the uncertainties of future investment variables, which include inflation...changes in capital values).These investment risks affect inviduals in their own......

A.D. WILKIE

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SAFETY INVESTMENT PROGRAM  

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EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SAFETY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (SIP) POLICIES FOR OREGON Final Report SPR 651 #12;#12;EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SAFETY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (SIP) POLICIES the Effectiveness of the Safety Investment Program (SIP) Policies for Oregon 5. Report Date October 2009 6

Bertini, Robert L.

432

Prioritizing a Portfolio of Information Technology Investment Projects  

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Although the use of real options for valuation of information technology (IT) investments has been documented, little research has been conducted to examine its relevance for valuing and prioritizing a portfolio of projects. Complexities of IT projects ... Keywords: Business Value, Information Technology, Investment Evaluation, Net Present Value, Portfolio Optimization, Real Options Analysis, Sequential Investment

Indranil Bardhan; Ryan Sougstad

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Computer-Aided Decision Support  

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intelligence technology to help teams achieve remarkable group collaboration and enhance organizational brainstorming and decision-making. The electronic decision analysis...

434

Decision Summaries | Department of Energy  

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December 13, 2013 Summary of Decisions - December 9, 2013 - December 13, 2013 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)...

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Decision Summaries | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) December 7, 2012 Summary of Decisions - December 3, 2012 - December 7, 2012 Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR...

436

Decision Science | Argonne National Laboratory  

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to develop and apply the critical decision support methods. Decision support tools help our nation plan our response to potential catastrophes. As a leading developer of these...

437

Anthropic decision theory  

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This paper sets out to solve the Sleeping Beauty problem and various related anthropic (self-locating belief) problems, not through the calculation of anthropic probabilities, but through finding the correct decision to make. Given certain simple assumptions, it turns out to be possible to do so without knowing the underlying anthropic probabilities. Most common anthropic problems are underspecified from the decision perspective, and this can explain some of the differing intuitions in the subject: selfless and selfish agents, total and average utilitarians, will all reach different decisions in the same problem. These results are formalised into an anthropic decision theory, that is then used to solve many anthropic problems and paradoxes, such as the Presumptuous Philosopher, Adam and Eve, and Doomsday problems.

Stuart Armstrong

2011-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

438

Risks of Risk Decisions  

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...manuscript. 17. B. Fischhoff, P. Slovic, S. Lichtenstein, S. Read, B. Combs, Policy Sci...Perspectives on Benefit-Risk Decision Making...20. P. Slovic, B. Fischhoff, S. Lichtenstein, in So-cietal Risk Assessment: How Safe...

Chauncey Starr; Chris Whipple

1980-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

439

Multi-Decision-Makers Equalizer: A Multiobjective Decision Support System for Multiple Decision-Makers  

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In this paper we present a decision support system that helps to solve multiobjective decision problems considering a multi decision-makers framework. By an iterative procedure this system looks for a single s...

Patricia Jaramillo; Ricardo A. Smith; Joaqun Andru

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pivotal Investments Fund | Open Energy Information  

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Fund Fund Jump to: navigation, search Name Pivotal Investments Fund Address 433 NW 4th Avenue Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97209 Region Pacific Northwest Area Product Cleantech venture fund Website http://www.pivotal-investments Coordinates 45.5261853°, -122.6745036° 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":45.5261853,"lon":-122.6745036,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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441

A Tool to Prioritize Energy Efficiency Investments  

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A Tool to Prioritize Energy A Tool to Prioritize Energy Efficiency Investments Philip Farese, Rachel Gelman, and Robert Hendron National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-54799 August 2012 Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov A Tool to Prioritize Energy Efficiency Investments Philip Farese, Rachel Gelman, and Robert Hendron National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Prepared under Task No. SA10.1072 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy

442

Investment Options TFLIC Guaranteed Pooled Fund seeks to provide maximum yield  

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Investment Options TFLIC Guaranteed Pooled Fund seeks to provide maximum yield consistent Financial Life Insurance Company (TFLIC) that invests in a diverse pool of high quality fixed: Galliard Capital Management Transamerica Partners Core Bond invests primarily in investment grade debt

Meyers, Steven D.

443

Reversible and irreversible spacetime thermodynamics for general Brans-Dicke theories  

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We derive the equations of motion for Palatini F(R) gravity by applying an entropy balance law TdS={delta}Q+{delta}N to the local Rindler wedge that can be constructed at each point of spacetime. Unlike previous results for metric F(R), there is no bulk viscosity term in the irreversible flux {delta}N. Both theories are equivalent to particular cases of Brans-Dicke scalar-tensor gravity. We show that the thermodynamical approach can be used ab initio also for this class of gravitational theories and it is able to provide both the metric and scalar equations of motion. In this case, the presence of an additional scalar degree of freedom and the requirement for it to be dynamical naturally imply a separate contribution from the scalar field to the heat flux {delta}Q. Therefore, the gravitational flux previously associated to a bulk viscosity term in metric F(R) turns out to be actually part of the reversible thermodynamics. Hence we conjecture that only the shear viscosity associated with Hartle-Hawking dissipation should be associated with irreversible thermodynamics.

Chirco, Goffredo; Eling, Christopher; Liberati, Stefano [SISSA, Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste (Italy); INFN Sezione di Trieste, Via Valerio 2, 34127 Trieste (Italy)

2011-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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New Method for Evaluating Irreversible Adsorption and Stationary Phase Bleed in Gas Chromatographic Capillary Columns  

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A novel method for the evaluation of gas chromatographic (GC) column inertness has been developed using a tandem GC approach. Typically column inertness is measured by analyte peak shape evaluation. In general, silica, glass, and metal surfaces are chemically reactive and can cause analyte adsorption, which typically is observed as chromatographic peak tailing. Adsorption processes produce broad, short chromatographic peaks that confound peak area determinations because a significant portion can reside in the noise. In addition, chromatographic surfaces and stationary phases can irreversibly adsorb certain analytes without obvious degradation of peak shape. The inertness measurements described in this work specifically determine the degree of irreversible adsorption behavior of specific target compounds at levels ranging from approximately 50 picograms to 1 nanogram on selected gas chromatographic columns. Chromatographic columns with 5% phenylmethylsiloxane, polyethylene glycol (wax), trifluoropropylsiloxane, and 78% cyanopropylsiloxane stationary phases were evaluated with a variety of phosphorus- and sulfur- containing compounds selected as test compounds due to their ease of adsorption and importance in trace analytical detection. In addition, the method was shown effective for characterizing column bleed.

Wright, Bob W.; Wright, Cherylyn W.

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

445

Risk management practices in global manufacturing investment  

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the company of devout bring to a man.(NITI SHATAKAM of Bhartrihari, Sanskrit Poet, 6th Century) ii ABSTRACT This thesis explores risk management practices in global manufacturing investment. It reflects the growing internationalisation of manufacturing... (Narula & Dunning, 2000). Many academic publications and global institutions reports reflect this an increase in globalisation. UNCTAD reports the positive impact of globalisation across the world. This report states the difference in per capita...

Kumar, Mukesh

2010-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

446

Preserve the Investment-Antibiological Spray  

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"PRESERVE THE INVESTMENT - ANTIBIOLOGICAL SPRAY" by ROBERT REIDENBACH Spraying Services, Inc. Houston, TX ABSTRACT Annual preservative spray applications to the plenum area combined with a good water treatment program will extend... the maintenance free life of the cooling tower. This is accomplished by pre venting internal wood decay which can result in unexpected structural failure and periodic repairs. The preservative spray procedure will also minimize the biological fouling...

Reidenbach, R.

447

Cost Effectiveness Analysis for Conservation Investments  

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of investment capital as the principal reason for the abundance of cost effective The Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit conservation projects awaiting funding. In coalition of business, labor, government, many firms the in-practice "hurdle rates... considered. Assume, for example, that natural gas prices are expected to escalate and oil prices are expected to remain constant. If these assumptions are not reflected in the quantitative assessment of IRR, the relatively greater attractiveness of gas...

Reid, M. W.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Bayesian decision theoryBayesian decision theory Jean Daunizeau  

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Bayesian decision theoryBayesian decision theory Jean Daunizeau Wellcome Trust CentreFromstatisticalinferencetostatisticaldecision...... estimationmotivationmotivation conclusionBayesian Decision Theory (i) What do we do with posterior pdfs? (ii) How can we learn:Expectedutilitytheory: existenceofautilityfunctionexistenceofautilityfunction estimationmotivationmotivation conclusionBayesian Decision Theory hypothesis testing

Daunizeau, Jean

449

Decision Making, Movement Planning,1 and Statistical Decision Theory2  

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Decision Making, Movement Planning,1 and Statistical Decision Theory2 3 4 Julia Trommershäuser1 decision theory, expected utility theory35 #12;2 36 Abstract37 We discuss behavioral studies directed the behavioral39 tasks in the language of statistical decision theory, we can compare performance in40 equivalent

Maloney, Laurence T.

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Job Development Investment Grant (North Carolina) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Development Investment Grant (North Carolina) Development Investment Grant (North Carolina) Job Development Investment Grant (North Carolina) < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State North Carolina Program Type Grant Program Provider Department of Commerce The Job Development Investment Grant awards cash grants to new and expanding businesses that will provide economic benefit to that state. Grants are based on job creation and investment commitment and measured against a percentage of withholding taxes paid by new employees. The program requires that the proposed project meet the following five criteria: result in net increase in employment; increase opportunities for

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Meter Installations Meter Installations Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Meter Installations Questions and answers related to the reporting of meter installations in the SmartGrid Integrated Project Reporting Information System (SIPRIS), both for the intial report and subsequent reports. Projects reporting jobs are part of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Meter Installations More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS

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Smart Grid Investment Grants (SGIG) Kickoff Meeting Negotiating Group  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Grants (SGIG) Kickoff Meeting Negotiating Grants (SGIG) Kickoff Meeting Negotiating Group Question and Answer Sessions November 19, 2009 Smart Grid Investment Grants (SGIG) Kickoff Meeting Negotiating Group Question and Answer Sessions November 19, 2009 Smart Grid Investment Grants (SGIG) Kickoff Meeting Negotiating Group Question/Answer Sessions. DOE will be gathering information about the questions concerning cyber requirements, metrics and reporting requirements. Smart Grid Investment Grants (SGIG) Kickoff Meeting Negotiating Group Question and Answer Sessions November 19, 2009 More Documents & Publications Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG): Recipient Workshop Closing Remarks, December 11, 2009 Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: Introduction by Rich Scheer, December 11, 2009

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Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Corporation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Corporation Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Corporation Jump to: navigation, search Name Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Corporation Place Henan Province, China Sector Biomass Product Henan-based biomass project developer. References Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Corporation[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Corporation is a company located in Henan Province, China . References ↑ "Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Corporation" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Henan_Yinge_Industrial_Investment_Corporation&oldid=346484" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations

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Sinocome Solar aka Perfect Field Investment | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Solar aka Perfect Field Investment Solar aka Perfect Field Investment Jump to: navigation, search Name Sinocome Solar (aka Perfect Field Investment) Place China Product Chinese manufacturer of amorphous silicon thin-film cells and modules using technology patents owned by the Target Group, also a Chinese firm. References Sinocome Solar (aka Perfect Field Investment)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Sinocome Solar (aka Perfect Field Investment) is a company located in China . References ↑ "[ Sinocome Solar (aka Perfect Field Investment)]" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Sinocome_Solar_aka_Perfect_Field_Investment&oldid=351122" Categories:

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Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: Opening  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: Opening Remarks by Matt Rogers, December 11, 2009 Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: Opening Remarks by Matt Rogers, December 11, 2009 Opening Remarks by Matt Rogers at the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) recipient workshop. The whole smart grid investment program is one of the signature pillars of the Recovery Act for the Department of Energy. Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) Recipient Workshop: Opening Remarks by Matt Rogers, December 11, 2009 More Documents & Publications Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG): Recipient Workshop Closing Remarks, December 11, 2009 Public Roundtable- Data Access and Privacy Issues Related to Smart Grid

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Jilin CWP Milestone Wind Power Investment Limited | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CWP Milestone Wind Power Investment Limited CWP Milestone Wind Power Investment Limited Jump to: navigation, search Name Jilin CWP-Milestone Wind Power Investment Limited Place Baicheng, Jilin Province, China Sector Wind energy Product JV between Top Well (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wind Power) and Shenzhen KWC set up to develop, construct and operate wind power facilities in China. References Jilin CWP-Milestone Wind Power Investment Limited[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Jilin CWP-Milestone Wind Power Investment Limited is a company located in Baicheng, Jilin Province, China . References ↑ "Jilin CWP-Milestone Wind Power Investment Limited" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Jilin_CWP_Milestone_Wind_Power_Investment_Limited&oldid=347495"

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Biomass Investment Group Inc BIG | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Investment Group Inc BIG Investment Group Inc BIG Jump to: navigation, search Name Biomass Investment Group Inc (BIG) Place Asheville, North Carolina Zip 28806 Sector Biomass Product Developing large-scale production of biomass resources using environmentally-friendly and sustainable production systems and conversion technologies. References Biomass Investment Group Inc (BIG)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Biomass Investment Group Inc (BIG) is a company located in Asheville, North Carolina . References ↑ "Biomass Investment Group Inc (BIG)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Biomass_Investment_Group_Inc_BIG&oldid=342850" Categories:

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Hebei Construction Investment New Energy Corporation HECIC New Energy |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Investment New Energy Corporation HECIC New Energy Investment New Energy Corporation HECIC New Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name Hebei Construction Investment New Energy Corporation (HECIC New Energy) Place Hebei Province, China Sector Biofuels, Wind energy Product Hebei Prefecture, China, based developer of both biofuels & wind projects. References Hebei Construction Investment New Energy Corporation (HECIC New Energy)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Hebei Construction Investment New Energy Corporation (HECIC New Energy) is a company located in Hebei Province, China . References ↑ "Hebei Construction Investment New Energy Corporation (HECIC New Energy)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Hebei_Construction_Investment_New_Energy_Corporation_HECIC_New_Energy&oldid=346415

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Heilongjiang Huafu Electric Power Investment Co Ltd | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Huafu Electric Power Investment Co Ltd Huafu Electric Power Investment Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Heilongjiang Huafu Electric Power Investment Co Ltd Place Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China Sector Wind energy Product A leading wind project developer in Heilongjiang province, China. References Heilongjiang Huafu Electric Power Investment Co Ltd[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Heilongjiang Huafu Electric Power Investment Co Ltd is a company located in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China . References ↑ "Heilongjiang Huafu Electric Power Investment Co Ltd" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Heilongjiang_Huafu_Electric_Power_Investment_Co_Ltd&oldid=34643

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EIS-0236: Record of Decision  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Record of Decision Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Stockpile Stewardship and Management

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Technology and Architecture: Informing Investment Decisions for the Future of Human Space Exploration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, it is not clear exactly which technologies are necessary for enabling future exploration. The process Exploration by Jonathan Alexander Battat B.S. Mechanical Engineering Columbia University, 2009 M.Sc. Space Exploration by Jonathan Alexander Battat Submitted to the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics on August

de Weck, Olivier L.

462

Location Decisions and Network Configurations of Foreign Investment in Urban China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

decisiones locacionales y configuraciones de redes de inversi´on for´anea directa (FDI, por acr´onimo en ingl localizaci´on y redes de FDI: descentralizaci´on y empoderamiento de los estados locales, mercadizaci´on e

Wei, Yehua Dennis

463

Investment decisions and emissions reductions: results from experiments in emissions trading .  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Emissions trading is an important regulatory tool in environmental policy making.Unfortunately the effectiveness of these regulations is difficult to measure in the field due to (more)

GANGADHARAN, LATA

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Technology and architecture : informing investment decisions for the future of human space exploration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NASA's detailed programmatic goals, system architectures, and mission designs for future human spaceflight beyond Earth orbit remain unspecified. Given this uncertainty, it is not clear exactly which technologies are ...

Battat, Jonathan Alexander

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology investment decisions under uncertainty : a new modeling framework for the electric power sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Effectively balancing existing technology adoption and new technology development is critical for successfully managing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the fossil-dominated electric power generation sector. The long ...

Santen, Nidhi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Predictability of returns in commercial real estate : implications for investment decisions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Prior studies suggest that variations of returns in all assets can be predicted to some extent. This study extends the subject of predictability of returns to commercial real estate. The main purpose of the present study ...

Cho, Kyung Seok, 1969-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Reversible and irreversible processes in dispersive/dissipative optical media: Electro-magnetic free energy and heat production  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We solve the problem addressed by Landau and Lifshitz in 1958, and Oughstun and Sherman of determining the dynamical losses in a purely dissipative dielectric media. We develop concrete notions of macroscopic free energy and losses as energy which is reversible and irreversible, respectively, in the medium-field interaction. We define the reversible and irreversible energies and outline the derivation of said quantities. We examine the implications of our definition and it's auxiliary quantity, the reversal field, for the single Lorentz oscillator model of a medium. We show that for this model the reversible energy reduces to the sum of the kinetic and potential energy, as found by Loudon. We note that in general, the sum of the kinetic and potential energies is greater than the reversible energy. We show that the reversible and irreversible energy have the characteristics classically defining free energy and heat.

C. Broadbent; G. Hovhannisyan; M. Clayton; J. Peatross; S. A. Glasgow

2002-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Heat transfer effects on the performance of an air-standard irreversible dual cycle  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The objective of this study is to analyse the effects of heat transfer loss and internal irreversibilites, resulting from adiabatic processes, on an irreversible diesel heat engine. Thermodynamic optimisation has been carried out based on the Maximum Power (MP), Maximum Thermal Efficiency (MEF) and Maximum mean Effective Pressure (MEP) criteria for the dual cycle. Power output, thermal efficiency and mean effective pressure are obtained by introducing variable compression ratio, inlet temperature, combustion and heat transfer constants, and compression and expansion efficiencies. Optimal performance and design parameters of the dual cycle are obtained numerically for the MP, MEF and MEP conditions. The optimal compression ratio and pressure ratio at MEP conditions are compared with those results obtained by using the MP and MEF criteria for different constants of heat transfer and combustion in the characteristic grid curves. The results obtained in this paper may provide a guide to the performance and improvement of practical diesel engines.

Yasin Ust; Bahri Sahin; Hasan Kayhan Kayadelen; Guven Gonca

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing political risk for foreign investments  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Political risk assessment provides a prediction of the likelihood that future foreign government actions will deteriorate the return on a planned foreign investment. Such political risk predictions are commonly provided with great assurance by political experts. Political risk assessments are frequently quantified to two or three significant figures, so that comparisons can be made between various countries, at various times in the future. It is my contention that most of such quantifications and predictions are nonsense; that the political future is not being accurately predicted. It is useful to describe some general axioms on predicting the future: (1) Future events can be predicted in a rigorous manner only if they represent expected outcomes of physical laws; (2) Future events can be predicted with some statistical confidence if they represent a modest extrapolation of consistent history into the future; (3) The farther into the future one predicts, the less reliable history-based predictions should be: (4) Predictions become less certain as more parameters influence the event; (5) Predictions must be less certain as more precision is required; and (6) Predictions of singular future complex political events are merely guesses, no matter how they may be swaddled in statistical mumbo-jumbo. For proper analysis of political risk it is important to create multiple scenarios of the future, to be well acquainted with foreign politics, and to understand the economic fundamentals of the country where you are considering investments. Such approaches allow management to look for possible flexibilities in investments, to consider insurance, hedging, and other risk abatement techniques against some of the most likely negative political/economic outcomes.

Downey, M.W.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Two studies of nonlinear processes in irreversible thermodynamics. Final report, May 1, 1989--April 30, 1992  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The investigation dealt with two lines of research into two well-defined problems of engineering science: a study of two-phase flow and of nonelastic deformations in structural solids. Both topics fall into the broad field of nonlinear irreversible processes. The study of two-phase flow resulted in a complete topological analysis of the canonical mathematical model of one-dimensional flow of a mixture of two phases, now predominantly used in industry, especially the nuclear industry. The topological analysis is confronted with the practice of discretizing the analytic model for the purpose of formulating a numerical computer code. It is shown that in the presence of singular points in the phase space of the differential equations of the model there occur spurious numerical solutions. Such solutions may contain segments which are correct approximations to the exact trajectory, but always include branches which are totally false and misleading. The topological method allows the operator to formulate a subroutine which eliminates spurious solutions. The study of inelastic deformations, i.e., of irreversible processes in structural solids provided a consistent presentation of the local-state approximation erroneously called the method of local equilibrium in the literature. The key concept which impedes the correct use of thermodynamics in this field is the definition of a measurable entropy of a nonequilibrium state. The local state approximation solves this problem by assigning to a nonequilibrium state n the entropy of the accompanying equilibrium state e. The two states, n and e, are linked by having the same values of a specified set of extensive properties. The same principle settles the comparison between the intensive properties of n and e, which are different.

Kestin, J.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

The Role of Electricity Pricing Policy in Industrial Siting Decisions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

maintenance business of our subsidiary Catalytic, Inc. The locational decision pattern of Air Pro ducts is a typical example of the herding in stinct of industrial plants. Very often our first investment in a new area is prompted by the need of other...~ric service in the U.S. and Europe. The methodology most utilities employ in forecasting peak demand for the purpose of planning new generation capacity excludes the demands of interruptible industrial customers. This exclusion alIto matically avoids...

Tam, C. S.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Fan Energy Savings Decisions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Axial fans are used for thousands of industrial applications consuming millions of kilowatts daily. The decision that saves dollars is to either automatically change fan speed or change blade pitch to save up to 50 percent of consumed power over a...

Monroe, R. C.

473

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Q&A for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program. Three questions are provided that must be answered in the affirmative in order for the Buy American provision to be applicable to the Recovery Act project.. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act

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Clean Energy Investment Program (Florida) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Clean Energy Investment Program (Florida) Clean Energy Investment Program (Florida) Clean Energy Investment Program (Florida) < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Program Info Funding Source US Department of Energy - ARRA State Florida Program Type Bond Program Provider Florida Opportunity Fund The Florida Opportunity Fund's Clean Energy Investment Program is a direct investment program created to promote the adoption of energy efficient and renewable energy (EE/RE) products and technologies in Florida. The Fund will increase the availability of capital in Florida through both loan and equity investment instruments, and is designed to help Florida businesses and promote the adoption of commercialized clean energy technology. Fund

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Vehicle Investment and Operating Costs and Savings for Greenhouse Gas  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Vehicle Investment and Operating Costs and Savings for Greenhouse Vehicle Investment and Operating Costs and Savings for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Strategies Vehicle Investment and Operating Costs and Savings for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Strategies October 7, 2013 - 1:17pm Addthis YOU ARE HERE: Step 4 To help estimate costs of implementing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation strategies for vehicles, the table below provides the initial investment, operating costs, and operating savings for each strategy. Table 1. Types and Ranges of Initial Investment Requirements and Annual Operating Costs and Savings. Strategies Initial Investment Operating Costs Operating Savings Consolidate trips Time to research & coordinate routes None Eliminate fleet vehicle trips; reduce cost & time (fuel, maintenance, etc) associated with fleet vehicle use. Could result in decreasing inventory & need for vehicles leading to long-term savings

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Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

in in 2000 This report presents an analysis of foreign direct investment in U.S. energy resources and companies in 2000. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is the ownership or control of 10 percent, or more, of a U.S. business (or asset) by a foreign entity. In this report a U.S. business with at least 10 percent foreign ownership is a "foreign- affiliated company" (FDI affiliate) and the foreign owner holding at least 10 percent ownership is the "parent." The report describes the role of foreign ownership in U.S. energy enterprises with respect to net investment (including net loans), energy operations, capital investment, and financial performance. Additionally, since energy investments are made in a global context, this report examines patterns of direct investment in foreign

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Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October 2013) |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October 2013) Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October 2013) The Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Program is structured as a public-private partnership to accelerate investments in grid modernization. The $3.4 billion in federal Recovery Act funds are matched on a one-to-one basis (at a minimum) with private sector resources-bringing the total investment in SGIG projects to $7.8 billion. DOE used a merit-based, competitive process to select and fund 99 projects that are now deploying smart grid technologies and systems across the power grid, from transmission system to end-use customer, in almost every U.S. state. The SGIG Program Progress Report II, which updates the SGIG Progress

478

Mexico-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mexico-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Mexico-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Mexico-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Mexico Central America References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Indonesia-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Indonesia-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Indonesia-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Indonesia-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Indonesia South-Eastern Asia References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Laos-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Laos-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Laos-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Laos-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Laos South-Eastern Asia References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Hoosier Business Investment Tax Credit (Indiana) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hoosier Business Investment Tax Credit (Indiana) Hoosier Business Investment Tax Credit (Indiana) Hoosier Business Investment Tax Credit (Indiana) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Retail Supplier Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Indiana Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Indiana Economic Development Corporation The Hoosier Business Investment (HBI) Tax Credit provides incentive to businesses to support jobs creation, capital investment and to improve the standard of living for Indiana residents. The non-refundable corporate income tax credits are calculated as a percentage of the eligible capital investment to support the project. The credit may be certified annually,

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program:  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS Questions and answers related to the reporting of jobs in the SmartGrid Integrated Project Reporting Information System (SIPRIS), both for the intial report and subsequent reports. Projects reporting jobs are part of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting of Jobs Created/Retained in SIPRIS More Documents & Publications Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Reporting Webinar Recovery Act Recipient Reporting on FederalReporting.gov

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Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October 2013) |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October 2013) Smart Grid Investment Grant Program - Progress Report (October 2013) The Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Program is structured as a public-private partnership to accelerate investments in grid modernization. The $3.4 billion in federal Recovery Act funds are matched on a one-to-one basis (at a minimum) with private sector resources-bringing the total investment in SGIG projects to $7.8 billion. DOE used a merit-based, competitive process to select and fund 99 projects that are now deploying smart grid technologies and systems across the power grid, from transmission system to end-use customer, in almost every U.S. state. The SGIG Program Progress Report II, which updates the SGIG Progress

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Virginia Jobs Investment Program (Virginia) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Jobs Investment Program (Virginia) Jobs Investment Program (Virginia) Virginia Jobs Investment Program (Virginia) < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Virginia Program Type Industry Recruitment/Support Training/Technical Assistance Workforce development Provider Virginia Department of Business Assistance The Virginia Jobs Investment Program provides cash grants to existing businesses which seek expansion or new facility locations. The company must create a minimum of 25 net new jobs within 12 months from the date of first hire and make a capital investment of at least $1,000,000. The Virginia Jobs Investment Program offers three programs to both new and

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Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Brazil South America References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Ghana-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ghana-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Ghana-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Ghana-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Ghana Western Africa References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Burkina Faso-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Burkina Faso-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Burkina Faso-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Burkina Faso-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Burkina Faso Western Africa References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Beijing Zhongneng United Renewable Energy Investment Co Ltd | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Zhongneng United Renewable Energy Investment Co Ltd Zhongneng United Renewable Energy Investment Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Beijing Zhongneng United Renewable Energy Investment Co Ltd Place Beijing Municipality, China Sector Hydro, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind energy Product A renewable power projects developer in China, mainly focused on wind, hydro and solar power. References Beijing Zhongneng United Renewable Energy Investment Co Ltd[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Beijing Zhongneng United Renewable Energy Investment Co Ltd is a company located in Beijing Municipality, China . References ↑ "Beijing Zhongneng United Renewable Energy Investment Co Ltd" Retrieved from

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Peru-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Peru-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Peru-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Peru-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Peru South America References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Derisking Renewable Energy Investment. A Framework to Support Policymakers in Selecting Public Instruments to Promote Renewable Energy Investment in Developing Countries  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report introduces an innovative framework to assist policymakers to quantitatively compare the impact of different public instruments to promote renewable energy. The report identifies the need to reduce the high financing costs for renewable energy in developing countries as an important task for policymakers acting today. The framework is structured in four stages: (i) risk environment, (ii) public instruments, (iii) levelised cost and (iv) evaluation. To illustrate how the framework can support decision-making in practice, the report presents findings from illustrative case studies in four developing countries. It then draws on these results to discuss possible directions for enhancing public interventions to scale-up renewable energy investment. UNDP is also releasing a financial tool for policymakers to accompany the framework. The financial tool is available for download on the UNDP website.

Waissbein, Oliver; Glemarec, Yannick; Bayraktar, Hande; Schmidt, Tobias S.

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Future oil supply scenarios and required investment  

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The supply of oil, like any other commodity, is sensitive to price changes. However, movements in oil supply are dependent on other additional factors, the most important of which are the geology of the region and the fiscal and contractual regimes. Total world oil supply to meet the current demand is estimated at about 52 mb/d (excluding the former CPEs). Since non-OPEC production has plateaued and is expected to fall in the future, the additional future oil supplies must come from OPEC member countries. This conclusion is borne out if we examine the respective reserves and reserves-to-production ratio of OPEC and non-OPEC producers. Of the world's total proven oil reserves of about 922 billion barrels (excluding the former CPEs), OPEC holds 84 per cent. The reserves-to-production ratio of OPEC member countries presently stands at more than 100 years, and with known reserves regularly being revised upwards. For the rest of the world, excluding the former CPEs, the ratio is only 16 years. During the 1990s, the largest growth in production capacity to meet the increasing demand is expected to come from OPEC member countries, particularly the Middle Eastern ones. Non-OPEC regions, such as North America and the Soviet Union, are expected to continue their decline. whereas the North Sea region will mature and start to fall at the end of the decade. The per barrel investment cost in capacity expansion in OPEC region, particularly in the Middle-East, is the lowest in the world to develop a new capacity and to main current output. This is in line with the present low level of production cost in the region. The application of enhanced recovery techniques to some of the mature fields in OPEC countries would not change the picture in general terms, and the impact of the new technology will be to further reduce the cost of oil production. In order to meet the increasing future oil demand, substantial additional investment, especially in the upstream sector, is required by OPEC member countries. To enhance the investment needed, OPEC producers must be able to predict the oil demand, which means that co-operation measures between all producers, oil companies, the consumers and their governments are urgently needed. The future pattern of energy requirements is expected to stimulate upstream exploratory and development activities as well as other development of infrastructures, such as pipelines in the gas and oil industries. The numerous accidents in recent years in energy production, transport, distribution, refining and conversion have confirmed the need to tighten the environmental regulations, and the need to increase investments in all the energy industries after a decade of under-investment, especially in the oil upstream.

A. Miremadi; I.A.H Ismail

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tennessee Small Business Investment Company Credit Act (Tennessee) |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Tennessee Small Business Investment Company Credit Act (Tennessee) Tennessee Small Business Investment Company Credit Act (Tennessee) Tennessee Small Business Investment Company Credit Act (Tennessee) < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Industrial Installer/Contractor Nonprofit Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Tennessee Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Sales Tax Incentive Provider Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development The Tennessee Small Business Company Credit Act offers $120 million in gross premiums tax credits to insurance companies that invest in companies certified by the State of Tennessee as TNInvestcos. Utilizing standardized criteria, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD)

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Invest In Saskatchewan Program (Saskatchewan, Canada) | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You are here You are here Home » Invest In Saskatchewan Program (Saskatchewan, Canada) Invest In Saskatchewan Program (Saskatchewan, Canada) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer General Public/Consumer Industrial Investor-Owned Utility Nonprofit Retail Supplier Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Saskatchewan Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Grant Program Personal Tax Incentives Provider Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy The Invest in Saskatchewan Program encourages Saskatchewan people to invest in small and medium-sized businesses based in Saskatchewan through funds called Labour-sponsored Venture Capital Corporations (LSVCC). These

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UNEP Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009 Report | Open  

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UNEP Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009 Report UNEP Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009 Report Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: UNEP Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009 Report Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme Sector: Energy Topics: Market analysis, Finance Website: sefi.unep.org/fileadmin/media/sefi/docs/publications/Global_Trends_200 References: UNEP Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009 Report[1] TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword ................................................................................................................ 5 List of Figures ....................................................................................................... 7 Methodology and Definitions ...................................................................................

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Capital Investment Incentive (Nova Scotia, Canada) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You are here You are here Home » Capital Investment Incentive (Nova Scotia, Canada) Capital Investment Incentive (Nova Scotia, Canada) < Back Eligibility Commercial Developer Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools Systems Integrator Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Maximum Rebate $1 million (Canadian) Program Info State Nova Scotia Program Type Grant Program Rebate Program Provider Nova Scotia Department of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism The Capital Investment Incentive (CII) is part of the Productivity Investment Program as outlined in the economic growth plan for Nova Scotia,

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Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program...  

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

Questions and Answers for the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program: Applicability of Buy American Provision of Section 1605 of the Recovery Act to Projects Under the Smart Grid...

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Chongqing Xinxing Windpower Investment Co Ltd | Open Energy Informatio...  

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Municipality, China Sector: Wind energy Product: Chinese manfacturer of gear for wind turbines. References: Chongqing Xinxing Windpower Investment Co Ltd1 This article is a...

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Secretary Bodman in Illinois Highlights Scientific Research Investment...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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...

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Los Alamos National Security invests in Santa Fe Community College  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

invests in Santa Fe Community College Foundation July 16, 2009 College plans Sustainable Technology Center Los Alamos, New Mexico, July 16, 2009-Representatives from Los Alamos...

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1995 Asia investment survey - coal, private power, and technology  

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An investment survey for Asia is presented. The market for fossil-fuel power plants and air pollution control are discussed.

Johnson, C.J.; Binsheng Li

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z