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Important issues in energy research and development  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper identifies and briefly examines a number of important issues in energy research and development which warrant special attention by the Energy Research and Development Office (ERDO). The following six matters are identified as being of sufficient weight to be labeled important issues: nuclear reactor siting policy: nuclear energy centers; the development of solar electric power; exploitation of western oil shale; improvements in mining technology for coal; assuring uranium fuel supplies; and automotive energy systems.

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1974-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rule Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To...  

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

Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To Comply with Federal Energy Conservation Standards Rule Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To Comply with...

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2008_Transition_Important_Issues_Book_Two.pdf | Department of...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home 2008TransitionImportantIssuesBookTwo.pdf 2008TransitionImportantIssuesBookTwo.pdf 2008TransitionImportantIssues...

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A A S BA IMPORTANT ISSUES W BOOK TWO O  

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

i i * A * A S BA IMPORTANT ISSUES W BOOK TWO O * - U.S. Department of Energy, Transition 2008 - HOT Issue Papers Section 1 - Energy 1-1 Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) * CCS could be developed and accelerated to meet aggressive C02 emissions goals. This strategy includes FutureGen and Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI). * July 2009 - Select CCPI recipients (closes 1/15/09) * December 2009 - Award FutureGen based on a December 2008 selection 1-2 Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) Partnership with Industry * The Department is working to establish a partnership with industry on the design, licensing, and demonstration of the NGNP. An NGNP is a commercial scale (500-600 MWe) Generation IV version of a Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) which has the ability to produce electricity

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Indiana Energy Conference "Exploring Emerging Energy Issues"  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

their energy costs for 30 years or more in many states. Let's examine the history of these programsIndiana Energy Conference "Exploring Emerging Energy Issues" Wednesday, October 3, 2012 University. Speakers/Panelists: Bernie Paul, Energy Consultant John Kinsman, Edison Electric Institute Are They Moving

Pittendrigh, Barry

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Rule Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To Comply with  

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

Rule Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To Comply Rule Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To Comply with Federal Energy Conservation Standards Rule Issued to Prohibit Importation of Products that Fail To Comply with Federal Energy Conservation Standards July 12, 2013 - 4:08pm Addthis After collaborating with the Department of Energy and considering comments from stakeholders, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") and the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a final rule last week that allows CBP to refuse admission into the customs territory of the United States for sale within the United States of covered products that fail to meet an applicable DOE energy conservation standard. The notice also allows CBP to refuse admission of covered products that fail to comply with the

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Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance...  

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

Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance and Project Development Resources Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance and Project...

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Federal Energy Regulation Commission Issues Smart Grid ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Federal Energy Regulation Commission Issues Smart Grid Policy Statement. For Immediate Release: July 17, 2009. ...

2012-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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This paper is part of the LBNL Clean Energy Program Policy Brief series. These working papers highlight emerging program models, important issues that new programs face, and how these issues are being addressed. To  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper is part of the LBNL Clean Energy Program Policy Brief series. These working papers in this Policy Brief was funded by the Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy addressed. To join the email list to receive these policy briefs, please click HERE. The work described

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Home Energy Saver: Reporting Issues  

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Reporting Issues Reporting Issues Thank you for reporting your issue. We will log your query and tend to it at the earliest opportunity, but may not be able to respond personally to every question. Please use this form below only to report problems or errors on this website. If you have suggestions for new features, etc., we will be best able to respond to those if you log them here. For general questions about energy efficiency. Please visit this site. If you are commenting on a particular page, please include the URL or file name of that page. If you are reporting an error in the calculator, please include the session number, (assuming you got that far) so that we can reconstruct your data. You might also consider saving the last page you submitted (save as source) for later reference. Your aid in reporting problems is invaluable.

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The Commission Forecast 1992 Report: Important Resource Planning Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

There is a general agreement among experts in the electric utility industry that some power plants will be built in Texas in the 1990s. However, the existence of numerous alternatives to meet the growing demand may have a powerful impact on this new phase of construction. Therefore, the magnitude of the new power plant construction will probably not be as great as what we thought a few years ago. The author emphasizes the importance of using an integrated resource planning approach, in which alternative resources could be analyzed and compared adequately. While there are many important issues in the preparation of a utility's electric resource plan, the Commission staff will address a few important ones in the next Commission Forecast Report (Forecast '92). In particular, the Commission staff will insure that alternative resources, the environmental impacts of different technologies, and innovative rate design options are considered.

Adib, P.

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Issues Energy Sector Cyber Organization NOI  

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

Issues National Energy Sector Cyber Organization Notice of Intent February 11, 2010 The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced on Jan....

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energy imports | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

imports imports Dataset Summary Description No description given. Source World Bank Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords coal energy imports energy production energy use fossil fuels Fuel global Hydroelectric international nuclear oil renewables statistical statistics world bank Data application/zip icon Data in XML Format (zip, 1 MiB) application/zip icon Data in Excel Format (zip, 1.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Peer Reviewed Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 1970 - 2007 License License Other or unspecified, see optional comment below Comment Summary of Usage Terms ---------------------- You are free to copy, distribute, adapt, display or include the data in other products for commercial and noncommercial purposes at no cost subject to certain limitations summarized below. You must include attribution for the data you use in the manner indicated in the metadata included with the data. You must not claim or imply that The World Bank endorses your use of the data by or use The World Bank's logo(s) or trademark(s) in conjunction with such use. Other parties may have ownership interests in some of the materials contained on The World Bank Web site. For example, we maintain a list of some specific data within the Datasets that you may not redistribute or reuse without first contacting the original content provider, as well as information regarding how to contact the original content provider. Before incorporating any data in other products, please check the list: Terms of use: Restricted Data. The World Bank makes no warranties with respect to the data and you agree The World Bank shall not be liable to you in connection with your use of the data. Links ----- Summary of Terms: http://data.worldbank.org/summary-terms-of-use Detailed Usage Terms: http://www.worldbank.org/terms-datasets

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DOE Issues Energy Sector Cyber Organization NOI  

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

Issues National Energy Sector Cyber Organization Notice of Intent Issues National Energy Sector Cyber Organization Notice of Intent February 11, 2010 The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced on Jan. 7 that it intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for a National Energy Sector Cyber Organization, envisioned as a partnership between the federal government and energy sector stakeholders to protect the bulk power electric grid and aid the integration of smart grid technology to enhance the security of the grid. The cyber organization is expected to have the knowledge, expertise, capabilities, and capacity, at a minimum to: * Identify and prioritize cyber security research and development issues.

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Staff summary of Issues & Recommendations Renewable Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Staff summary of Issues & Recommendations Renewable Energy *Preliminary draft, please refer fish and wildlife impacts associated with renewable energy development. The Council also received invasive plants as biofeedstocks. I. Summary A. Consider the effects of renewable energy development

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International Energy Outlook 2000 - Environmental Issues and World Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

In the coming decades, global environmental issues could significantly affect patterns of energy use around the world. Any future efforts to limit carbon emissions are likely to alter the composition of total energy-related carbon emissions by energy source. In the coming decades, global environmental issues could significantly affect patterns of energy use around the world. Any future efforts to limit carbon emissions are likely to alter the composition of total energy-related carbon emissions by energy source. The importance of carbon dioxide emissions as an environmental issue of international concern has grown substantially since 1992, when the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was adopted because of increasing concern over rising atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases and their possible adverse effects on the global climate system. World energy use has emerged at the center of the issue. The two major anthropogenic (human-caused) sources of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide are the combustion of fossil fuels and land-use changes

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement...  

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

Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research...

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Energy Innovation Portal Post, Issue 8  

The Portal Post Newsletter, Issue 8 August 2nd, 2012: The Energy Innovation Portal's Accelerating Innovation webinar series is in full swing! So far we have heard ...

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PMCO: Issue Resolution | Department of Energy  

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

PMCO: Issue Resolution PMCO: Issue Resolution PMCO: Issue Resolution The expertise available within the Project Management Coordination Office (PMCO) team is regularly called upon to resolve issues that cut across technology offices and require prompt resolution. PMCO prioritizes these actions to ensure they are successfully brought to closure. Examples include: Management of Congressionally Directed Projects (CDPs) and CDP Portfolio Oversight; improving Financial Assistance Closeout performance; and developing and executing the application receipt, review and selection process for 48C tax credit requests. Responsibilities Resolves Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) issues in an efficient and expedited manner Mobilizes small and nimble teams to address specific problem sets

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California Renewable Energy Policy and Implementation Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

LBNL-39247 UC-1321 California Renewable Energy Policy and Implementation Issues -- An Overview of Recent Regulatory and Legislative Action -- Ryan Wiser, Steven Pickle, and Charles Goldman Energy of Energy Efficiency and Renewabl e Energy, Office of Utility Technologies, Office of Energy Management

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Energy Issues - Programmaster.org  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oct 9, 2012 ... Solar energy is renewable energy par excellence. .... Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) was used to determine the flat band...

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Natural Gas Imports (Summary) - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Estimates for Canadian pipeline volumes are derived from the Office of Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Imports and Exports, and EIA estimates of dry natural gas imports.

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APEC: Energy Issues and Trends  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

The following report by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), provides a quick, 'executivesummary'-style snapshot of the current energy situation in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Member Economies, as well ashistorical perspectives and future possibilities.

Information Center

2000-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF ENERGY ISSUES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD ELIGIBILITY THIRD EDITION COMMISSION Jackalyne Pfannenstiel Chairman James D. Boyd Vice Chair Commissioners: Arthur H. Rosenfeld John L Commission staff. They do not necessarily represent the views of the Energy Commission, its employees

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Background The existing definition of MPWG Issue #7 (Imports and Exports Setting the Ontario Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

At the MPWG meeting in December 2008, an industrial consumer suggested that the existing definition of the MPWG Issue #7 is more in the form of a solution rather than an issue i.e. allowing imports and exports to set the real?time price is a statement of a solution rather than a statement of an issue or problem for which allowing imports and exports to set the clearing price is a potential solution. The consumer requested that the IESO consider re?defining Issue #7 as an issue. Issue #7 was first identified by the Market Pricing Working Group in 2004 as a market clearing price formulation issue/initiative. The main concern identified at that time was that intertie transactions could establish pre?dispatch prices but could not set real?time market (RTM) prices. Please refer to the Description section in Attachment A. Real?Time Market Price Formulation in IESO?Administered Markets Real?time market prices in the IESO?administered markets are determined on system marginal cost of production basis i.e. real?time energy prices set by the resource that can meet an incremental change in real?time demand. Economic theory states that in power market, as in all other markets, the competitive price is never greater than the marginal cost of production 1. System marginal cost pricing was expected to result in real?time price signals that accurately reflect the costs of meeting an incremental change in demand. Such pricing should drive efficient short?term supply and demand responses (productive and allocative efficiencies) and by extension long term investment and innovation efficiencies (dynamic efficiencies). 1

John Mackenzie

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Important atomic physics issues for ion beam fusion  

SciTech Connect

This paper suggests several current atomic physics questions important to ion beam fusion. Among the topics discussed are beam transport, beam-target interaction, and reactor design. The major part of the report is discussion concerning areas of research necessary to better understand beam-target interactions. (JDH)

Bangerter, R.O.

1985-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Perspectives: United States energy imports decline while ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information ... Financial market analysis and financial data for major energy companies ... United States energy imports decline while energy exports increase.

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DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices | Department of Energy  

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

Issues Noncompliance Notices Issues Noncompliance Notices DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices November 1, 2011 - 12:23pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Haier America Trading, L.L.C., regarding Haier compact chest freezer model number HNCM070, which is manufactured in China. DOE tested four units of the freezer and determined that the units consumed energy at the rates of 363, 341, 352, and 387 kWh/yr, exceeding the federal limit by an average of 32 percent. The Office of Enforcement also issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Goodman Manufacturing regarding commercial package central air conditioner model CPC180XXX3BXXXAA. The federal energy conservation standard requires that commercial package central air conditioners operate

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DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices | Department of Energy  

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

DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices November 1, 2011 - 12:23pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Haier America Trading, L.L.C., regarding Haier compact chest freezer model number HNCM070, which is manufactured in China. DOE tested four units of the freezer and determined that the units consumed energy at the rates of 363, 341, 352, and 387 kWh/yr, exceeding the federal limit by an average of 32 percent. The Office of Enforcement also issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Goodman Manufacturing regarding commercial package central air conditioner model CPC180XXX3BXXXAA. The federal energy conservation standard requires that commercial package central air conditioners operate

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Energy Department Issues New Appliance Efficiency Standards | Department of  

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

Issues New Appliance Efficiency Standards Issues New Appliance Efficiency Standards Energy Department Issues New Appliance Efficiency Standards October 18, 2005 - 12:21pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman announced that a final rule to codify fifteen energy efficiency standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment has been published in the Federal Register today. These standards were established as part of the comprehensive energy bill signed by President Bush on August 8, 2005. "Improving America's energy efficiency has always been a key goal of this Administration's energy policy," Secretary Bodman said. "These new standards will play an important role in helping to improve America's overall energy savings." The rule announced today addresses the following items for which the Energy

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China energy, environment, and climate study: Background issues paper  

SciTech Connect

The total costs and impacts of expanding energy use in China will depend, in part, on a number of important factors, an understanding of which is vital for China's policy-makers. These issues include the additional environmental and public health impacts associated with energy use, the economic costs of infrastructure expansion to meet growing energy needs, and the potential role that renewable energy technologies could play if pushed hard in China's energy future. This short report summarizes major trends and issues in each of these three areas.

Sinton, Jonathan E.; Fridley, David G.; Logan, Jeffrey; Guo, Yuan; Wang, Bangcheng; Xu, Qing

2000-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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International Energy Outlook - Environmental Issues and World Energy Use  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Environmental Issues and World Energy Use Environmental Issues and World Energy Use International Energy Outlook 2004 Environmental Issues and World Energy Use In the coming decades, responses to environmental issues could affect patterns of energy use around the world. Actions to limit greenhouse gas emissions could alter the level and composition of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions by energy source. Two major environmental issues, global climate change and local or regional air pollution, could affect energy use throughout the world in the coming decades. Current and future policies and regulations designed to limit energy-related emissions of airborne pollutants, are likely to affect the composition and growth of global energy use. Future policy actions to limit anthropogenic (human-caused) carbon dioxide emissions as a means of reducing the potential impacts of climate change could also have significant energy implications.

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EIA - Annual Energy Outlook 2008 - Issues in Focus  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Issues in Focus Issues in Focus Annual Energy Outlook 2008 with Projections to 2030 Issues in Focus Introduction Each year, this section of the AEO provides in-depth discussions on topics of special interest that may affect annual projections, including significant changes in assumptions and recent developments in technologies for energy production, supply, and consumption. In view of recent increases in construction costs, including the costs of constructing power plants, refineries, and other energy-related facilities, this year's topics include a discussion of cost trends and the implications for energy markets. Other issues discussed this year include the implications of increased reliance on natural gas in the electricity generation sector, warming weather trends and their effects on energy demand, LNG imports, and world oil prices and production trends.

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Annual Energy Outlook 1999 - Issues in Focus  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

issues.gif (3353 bytes) issues.gif (3353 bytes) The Economic Decline in East Asia Recent Developments Although this Annual Energy Outlook 1999 (AEO99) focuses on the determinants of growth for the United States in a midterm (20-year) setting, it is also important to consider how near-term events may play out over the long run. The recent economic crisis in East Asia illustrates the need to reconcile volatility in the short run with the long-run determinants of growth for the world and the U.S. economy. The economic crisis in East Asia began in the summer of 1997 and continued to deepen throughout 1998. Currency markets in Southeast Asia became extremely volatile, with Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia experiencing sharp depreciations first, followed by the Philippines and South Korea. Between the end of May 1997 and September 1998, the U.S. dollar rose by 67 percent against the Thai baht, nearly 53 percent against the Malaysian ringgit, and more than 61 percent against the South Korean won. For most of the East Asian countries, however, the exchange rate fluctuations occurred between August 1997 and the end of March 1998, with currency values relatively stable during the summer of 1998 (although at much higher levels against the dollar than in January 1997). Indonesia’s currency did continue to show volatility, as the country tried to accommodate increased financing needs for both economic investment and social costs.

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Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance and  

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

Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance and Project Development Resources Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance and Project Development Resources December 5, 2012 - 4:40pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - At the White House Tribal Nations Conference today, the Energy Department announced two new initiatives aimed at driving increased energy production and sustainable economic development in Indian Country. As part of the Energy Department's efforts to support Tribal renewable energy production, Energy Secretary Steven Chu issued a policy statement and guidance that gives preference to Indian tribes when its facilities contract to purchase renewable energy products or by products, based on

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U.S. Natural Gas Imports and Exports: Issues and Trends 2003 by ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

from the Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Natural Gas Imports and Exports, and EIA estimates of dry natural gas imports. Table SR7.

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Renewable energy 1998: Issues and trends  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the following five papers: Renewable electricity purchases: History and recent developments; Transmission pricing issues for electricity generation from renewable resources; Analysis of geothermal heat pump manufacturers survey data; A view of the forest products industry from a wood energy perspective; and Wind energy developments: Incentives in selected countries. A glossary is included. 19 figs., 27 tabs.

NONE

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Issues Loan Guarantee Supported by Recovery...  

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

Department of Energy Issues Loan Guarantee Supported by Recovery Act for Nevada Geothermal Project Department of Energy Issues Loan Guarantee Supported by Recovery Act for...

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Department of Energy Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear...  

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

Home Department of Energy Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Department of Energy Issues Requests for...

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 1 - January...  

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

2, Issue 1 - January 2013 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 1 - January 2013 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure...

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 4 - October...  

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

1, Issue 4 - October 2012 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 4 - October 2012 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure...

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China energy issues : energy intensity, coal liquefaction, and carbon pricing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In my dissertation I explore three independent, but related, topics on China's energy issues. First, I examine the drivers for provincial energy-intensity trends in China, and finds that technology innovation is the key ...

Wu, Ning, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Importance of the Sun: Solar Energy  

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

Grade Level: Grade Level: 5-8 Subjects: Science & Visual Arts Length: 2-3 Class Periods LESSON PLAN The Importance of the Sun: Solar Energy The Importance of the Sun: Solar Energy Introduction and Overview INTRODUCTION In this lesson, students will investigate the development and use of solar power. They will examine the role of the sun as a source of energy and explore how humanity has relied on the sun to provide energy for our lives. Solar techniques ranging from using sunlight to warm houses to the latest technologies like advances in photovoltaic solar power will be discussed. Students will explore pre- Industrial Revolution uses of solar energy and technological advances using a Solar Decathlon house as an example. This lesson will also cover the potential energy inherent in the sun's daily output and

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International Energy Outlook 2001 - Environmental Issues and World Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Environmental Issues and World Energy Use Environmental Issues and World Energy Use picture of a printer Printer Friendly Version (PDF) In the coming decades, global environmental issues could significantly affect patterns of energy use around the world. Any future efforts to limit carbon emissions are likely to alter the composition of total energy-related carbon emissions by energy source. This chapter examines the link between energy use and the environment worldwide, with particular emphasis on the International Energy Outlook 2001 (IEO2001) projections for energy consumption and associated carbon dioxide emissions over the next 20 years. Regulations to reduce regional energy-related emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, which are linked to several environmental problems, are also discussed (see

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Annual Energy Outlook 2001 - Issues in Focus  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Issues in Focus Issues in Focus Macroeconomic Forecasting with the Revised National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) Phasing Out MTBE in Gasoline World Oil Demand and Prices Distributed Electricity Generation Resources Natural Gas Supply Availability Restructuring of State Retail Markets for Electricity Carbon Dioxide Emissions in AEO2001 Macroeconomic Forecasting with the Revised National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) The NIPA Comprehensive Revision Economic activity is a key determinant of growth in U.S. energy supply and demand. The derivation of the forecast of economic activity is therefore a critical step in developing the energy forecast presented in the Annual Energy Outlook 2001 (AEO2001). In turn, the forecast of economic activity is rooted fundamentally in the historical data series maintained by a

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Wind energy: legal issues and institutional barriers  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Before the potential of wind energy can be realized, large-scale commercialization will have to occur. Standing in the way of commercial development are various institutional and legal barriers. These include (1) possible conflicts with existing zoning and other land-use planning schemes, (2) the question of guaranteeing access to the wind, (3) possible tort and environmental law issues raised by WECS operation, and (4) the critical problem of creating financial incentives. The implications of each of these issues and solutions where practicable are presented.

Coit, L.

1979-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tax Issues in Financing Renewable Energy Projects  

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

BEI BEI JI N G FRAN K FU RT H O N G K O N G L O N D O N LO S AN G EL ES M U N I C H N EW YO RK SAO PAU L O SI N G APO RE T O K YO W ASH I N G T O N , D C Tax Issues in Financing Renewable Energy Projects Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) Spring 2012 Mark Regante April 12, 2012 About Milbank's Renewable Energy Practice * Global law firm with 30+ years of experience in renewable energy * Over 180 successful deals closed, totaling more than 9,000 MW of renewable power developed * Named "Top Clean Energy Project Finance Legal Advisor to Lenders" by Bloomberg New Energy Finance in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 * Recipient of "Energy/Projects Award for Excellence" in 2009 & 2007 by Chambers USA * 2011 "Global Law Firm of the Year in Project Finance" by

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Assistance to States on Policies Related to Wind Energy Issues  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This final report summarizes work carried out under agreement with the US Department of Energy, related to wind energy policy issues. This project has involved a combination of outreach and publications on wind energy, with a specific focus on educating state-level policymakers. Education of state policymakers is vitally important because state policy (in the form of incentives or regulation) is a crucial part of the success of wind energy. State policymakers wield a significant influence over all of these policies. They are also in need of high quality, non-biased educational resources which this project provided. This project provided outreach to legislatures, in the form of meetings designed specifically for state legislators and legislative staff, responses to information requests on wind energy, and publications. The publications addressed: renewable energy portfolio standards, wind energy transmission, wind energy siting, case studies of wind energy policy, avian issues, economic development, and other related issues. These publications were distributed to legislative energy committee members, and chairs, legislative staff, legislative libraries, and other related state officials. The effect of this effort has been to provide an extensive resource of information about wind information for state policymakers in a form that is useful to them. This non-partisan information has been used as state policymakers attempt to develop their own policy proposals related to wind energy in the states.

Brown, Matthew, H; Decesaro, Jennifer; DOE Project Officer - Keith Bennett

2005-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Important Filing Information | Department of Energy  

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

Important Filing Information Important Filing Information Important Filing Information Filing Information The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) encourages electronic filing of submissions, by e-mail or by telefax. OHA's e-mail address for filing submissions is OHA.filings@hq.doe.gov; the OHA telefax number is (202) 287-1415. Note, however, that because of signature issues, we may ask you to file a signed original of a document. We will send an acknowledgment (by letter or e-mail) upon our receipt of all principal pleadings. If you choose to file by regular mail, we caution that under governmental security procedures now in place, the U.S. Postal Service randomly selects items of first class mail addressed to OHA for screening at a facility outside of OHA, e.g. for irradiation of potentially hazardous materials.

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Energy Efficiency Standards for Distribution Transformers: The Importance  

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

Energy Efficiency Standards for Distribution Transformers: The Importance Energy Efficiency Standards for Distribution Transformers: The Importance of the Load Factor Assessment from an Energy Saving Point of View. Speaker(s): Norma Anglani Date: April 10, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Kristina LaCommare The energy saving assessment for each chosen transformer is a very important issue in the rule-making process, not only because of the obvious environmental consequences but also considering the economic impact of the standards. The life cycle cost equation, which is a keystone feature, is also affected by the correct definition of the savings achieved by improving the efficiency of each class of transformers. Setting up efficiency standards by looking at what is offered in the current distribution transformers market doesn't necessarily entail an improvement

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Dealing With the Issues of Nuclear Energy | Department of Energy  

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

Dealing With the Issues of Nuclear Energy Dealing With the Issues of Nuclear Energy Dealing With the Issues of Nuclear Energy September 17, 2010 - 12:39pm Addthis Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy What does this mean for me? The U.S. is working to reduce our own reliance on nuclear weapons and to lock down dangerous nuclear material so terrorists can't use it. Editorial Note: This has been cross-posted from Huffington Post. Next week I have the honor of leading the U.S. delegation to an annual conference that is critical to our national and energy security. Every year, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the nuclear watchdog arm of the UN, gathers ministers from around the world to discuss ways to promote nuclear energy, strengthen efforts to keep other countries from illegally acquiring nuclear weapons, reduce stockpiles of nuclear

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EnergyTodayIssuesFinal4.indd  

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

1, First Quarter * Page 1 1, First Quarter * Page 1 w w w . f o s s i l . e n e r g y . g o v / n e w s / e n e r g y t o d a y . h t m l CONTENTS  ■ High Speed Imaging ...................... 1  ■ Welcome to Fossil Energy Today .. 1  ■ Carbon Sequestration Atlas ........... 3  ■ Coal-Fired Project of the Year ....... 3  ■ Risk Assessment ........................... 4  ■ RMOTC ......................................... 4  ■ FE Spotlight ................................... 5  ■ Recent Projects ............................. 9  ■ Recovery Act Highlights............... 10  ■ Upcoming Events ........................ 11 Offi ce of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy * Issue No. 1, First Quarter, 2011 WELCOME TO FOSSIL ENERGY TODAY Welcome to a new digital newsletter published quarterly by the Department

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International Energy Outlook 1999 - Environmental Issues and World Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

environmental.jpg (13264 bytes) environmental.jpg (13264 bytes) In the coming decades, global environmental issues could significantly affect patterns of energy use around the world. This chapter examines the factors that govern national levels of energy-related carbon emissions. In recent years, the principal international energy issues have shifted from supply interruptions and their implications for energy security and price stability to the impact of energy production and consumption on regional and global environments. Frequently, regional and global environmental goals are in conflict. For example, nuclear or hydropower energy projects may be opposed within a given country, while on a global scale they lessen emissions of carbon dioxide—the principal greenhouse gas. Although the focus of this analysis is on global environmental issues

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 3 - July...  

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

3 - July 2013 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 3 - July 2013 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and Energy...

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 3 - July...  

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

3 - July 2012 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 3 - July 2012 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and Energy...

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Issues and Trends: Natural Gas - Energy Information Administration  

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

Issues and Trends: Natural Gas Issues and Trends: Natural Gas Updated: November 25, 2013 For prior report data see Natural Gas Year-in-Review archives EIA's Natural Gas Issues and Trends highlights timely information and analyses on natural gas markets. Natural gas prices reflect decreasing seasonality. Today in Energy, November 20, 2013 Increased Northeast natural gas production reduces net inflow of supply from other areas. Today in Energy, November 19, 2013 Gas pipeline expansions reduce Marcellus backup, New York gas prices. Natural Gas Weekly Update, November 13, 2013 EIA projects lower natural gas use this winter. Natural Gas Weekly Update, October 31, 2013 Northeast net imports from Canada plummet, driven by export growth at Niagara Falls. Natural Gas Weekly Update, October 10, 2013

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 2 - April...  

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

2 - April 2012 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 2 - April 2012 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and...

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 2 - April...  

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

2 - April 2013 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 2 - April 2013 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and...

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 1 - January...  

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

1 - January 2012 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1, Issue 1 - January 2012 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and...

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 4 - October...  

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

4 - October 2013 Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 4 - October 2013 The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and...

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Biofuels Issues and Trends - Energy Information Administration  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Full report Biofuels Issues and Trends Release date: October 15, 2012 (updated October 18, 2012 for cellulosic production and October 23, 2012 for RSF2 volume clarification) Highlights Biofuels is a collective term for liquid fuels derived from renewable sources, including ethanol, biodiesel, and other renewable liquid fuels. This report focuses on ethanol and biodiesel, the most widely available biofuels. From 2009 to the middle of 2012, the U.S. biofuels industry increased its output and prepared to meet an expanded Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2),1 which requires increasing volumes of biofuels use. In 2011, the biofuels industry transitioned away from tax incentives for non-cellulosic biofuels, which expired at the end of 2011. Annual ethanol and biodiesel consumption, production, imports, and exports during 2009-11

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Senior International Energy Officials Issue Joint Statement in Support of  

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

Senior International Energy Officials Issue Joint Statement in Senior International Energy Officials Issue Joint Statement in Support of the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Senior International Energy Officials Issue Joint Statement in Support of the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership May 21, 2007 - 12:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and senior energy officials from some of the world's leading economies issued a joint statement in support of the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) and nuclear energy cooperation. The People's Republic of China, France, Japan, Russia and the United States issued the Joint Statement, which addresses the prospects for international cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy, including

63

Annual Energy Outlook 2000 - Issues in Focus  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Homepage Homepage issues.gif (3353 bytes) Electricity: Renewable Portfolio Standards Electricity: Competitive Pricing Natural Gas: Industry Expansion Petroleum: Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Energy Use: Efficiency Standards Carbon Emissions in AEO2000 Macroeconomic Growth The Kyoto Protocol Electricity: Renewable Portfolio Standards In an increasingly competitive U.S. electricity market, regulators and legislators at both the State and Federal levels are looking for ways to stimulate the development of generating capacity that uses renewable energy sources. One approach that has received considerable attention is the imposition of a renewable portfolio standard (RPS), which would promote the use of renewables by establishing a minimum annual share of electricity generation (or sales) that must come from specified types of renewable facilities. Owners or operators of qualifying renewable facilities would receive credits for each kilowatthour they generated, and the credits could be used in the current year, held for future use (banked) or sold to others to ensure that their mix of power (portfolio) contained a specified share of renewable generation.

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National Energy Board Export and Import Reporting Regulations...  

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

National Energy Board Export and Import Reporting Regulations (Canada) National Energy Board Export and Import Reporting Regulations (Canada) Eligibility Commercial Fuel...

65

2009 Annual Reports Issued for Nuclear Energy Research Initiative and  

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

2009 Annual Reports Issued for Nuclear Energy Research Initiative 2009 Annual Reports Issued for Nuclear Energy Research Initiative and International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative 2009 Annual Reports Issued for Nuclear Energy Research Initiative and International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative July 2, 2010 - 11:49am Addthis On July 2, 2010, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) issued annual reports for its Nuclear Energy Research Initiative (NERI) andInternational Nuclear Energy Research Initiative (I-NERI), describing accomplishments achieved in 2009. The NERI and I-NERI programs have furthered DOE goals for the past decade, conducting research into many of the key technical issues that impact the expanded use of advanced nuclear energy systems. Researchers have fostered innovative ideas

66

OE Releases Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (July  

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

Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (July 2012) OE Releases Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (July 2012) July 13, 2012 - 12:45pm Addthis The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released the third issue of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter. The third issue of the EEPQ includes news items on the release of the Electricity Cybersecurity Risk Management Process guideline and the Electricity Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model, and the National Energy Assurance Conference and 3rd Electric Infrastructure Security Summit, both co-sponsored by DOE. All issues of the EEPQ are available for download from the Emergency

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Issue #3: HVAC Proper Installation Energy Savings: Over-Promising...  

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

3: HVAC Proper Installation Energy Savings: Over-Promising or Under-Delivering? Issue 3: HVAC Proper Installation Energy Savings: Over-Promising or Under-Delivering? What energy...

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FTCP Issue Papers | Department of Energy  

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

Issue Papers Issue Papers FTCP Issue Papers Document Number Subject Disposition FTCP-12-003 Supplemental Competencies Approved by FTCP Chair, December 19, 2012 FTCP-12-001 Use of "Expert Level" in Qualification Path Forward Approved by vote at May 15, 2012 meeting; to delete all reference to expert-level knowledge requirements in FAQS FTCP-10-003 Expert Competencies Pertaining to DOE Orders & Technical Standards Issue transitioned to FY 2011 FTCP Operational Plan Goal #2 FTCP-10-002 Expert-Level Knowledge Issue assigned to team lead by Debbie Monette to evaluate the expert competencies for possible re-classification. See FTCP-10-003. FTCP-10-001 FCTP Safeguards and Security Advisor Issue transitioned to FY 2010 Operational Plan Goal #3

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Issues for Petroleum Market - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Issues for Petroleum Market. This year may bring continued volatility Lean stocks likely to continue Little excess U.S. gasoline production capacity

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Wind Energy: Issues to Consider Brian J. Frosch  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wind Energy: Issues to Consider Brian J. Frosch Joe L. Outlaw AFPCAgricultural and Food Policy Center The Texas A&M University System #12;Wind Energy: Issues to Consider Brian J. Frosch Joe L. Outlaw, such as wind. According to the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), 14,900 megawatts (MW) of wind generation

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Company Level Imports - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

August 2013 Import Highlights Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in August 2013 has been released and it shows that two countries exported more than 1 ...

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Company Level Imports - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Comprehensive data summaries, comparisons, analysis, and projections integrated across all energy sources. Highlights This Week in Petroleum ...

73

Energy and Materials Issues That Affect Electric Vehicle Batteries  

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

leaching processes on the spent battery (without smelting). Argonne has published several papers on Ni-MH batteries. Energy and Materials Issues That Affect Electric Vehicle...

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The Portal Post Newsletter, Issue 9 - Home - Energy Innovation Portal  

The Portal Post Newsletter, Issue 9 November 30, 2012: The number of business friendly marketing summaries housed on the Energy Innovation Portal continues to grow.

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Workers' Spotlight Newsletter - Issue 10 | Department of Energy  

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

the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. NovemberDecember issue covers: Director's Note National Day of...

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Lab sustainability efforts move toward solar energy: DOE issues...  

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

110112solar 11012012 Lab sustainability efforts move toward solar energy: DOE issues call for proposals Linda A Lucchetti, LLNL, (925) 422-5815, lucchetti1@llnl.gov...

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Department of Energy Issues Final Request for Proposals for Savannah...  

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

Request for Proposals for Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Contract Department of Energy Issues Final Request for Proposals for Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Contract September...

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Legal and regulatory issues affecting aquifer thermal energy storage  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document updates and expands the report with a similar title issued in October 1980. This document examines a number of legal and regulatory issues that potentially can affect implementation of the aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) concept. This concept involves the storage of thermal energy in an underground aquifer until a later date when it can be effectively utilized. Either heat energy or chill can be stored. Potential end uses of the energy include district space heating and cooling, industrial process applications, and use in agriculture or aquaculture. Issues are examined in four categories: regulatory requirements, property rights, potential liability, and issues related to heat or chill delivery.

Hendrickson, P.L.

1981-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some Issues Concerning Holographic Dark Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study perturbation of holographic dark energy, and find it be stable. We make a simple and phenomenological classification of the interacting holographic dark energy. We also discussed the cosmic coincidence problem in the context of holographic dark energy.

Li, Miao; Wang, Yi

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Innovation Portal Post, Issue 5  

The Energy Innovation Portal has exciting new features to help you better locate and share U.S ... nuclear energy, Intelligent Grid technologies, wind ...

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JOM Devotes Issue to Energy Materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 1, 2010 ... Enabling Renewable Energyand the Future Gridwith Advanced ... Because of the variable and intermittent nature of renewable energy...

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SOFTLINKING QUEST AND CIMS: COMMUNICATING ENERGY-ECONOMY ISSUES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SOFTLINKING QUEST AND CIMS: COMMUNICATING ENERGY-ECONOMY ISSUES THROUGH THE USE OF SIMULATION of Research Project: Softlinking QUEST and CIMS: Communicating Energy- Economy issues through the use economic feedbacks and technological evolution. In response, scenarios were developed in CIMS to reflect

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More Issues of Building Energy Simulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The paper investigates the development of building energy simulation software. It is shown that such applications can be used for energy forecasting, system design and operations, and energy evaluation. Several energy simulation methods are analyzed and compared, and the predominance of the Z-transfer function method is indicated on dynamic calculation of energy consumption of heating and air-conditioning systems. The paper discusses the means to deal with several complex problems, such as thermal bridge, external sunshade, and meteorological data.

Kang, Z.; Zhao, J.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ARPA-E Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies |  

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

Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies ARPA-E Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies March 2, 2012 - 2:31pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - Today, the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) issued a $150 million funding opportunity open to all transformational energy technologies to support the Obama Administration's all-of-the-above approach to solving our nation's most pressing energy challenges. This Open Funding Opportunity Announcement is a call to our country's brightest scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to propose early-stage research projects that would not otherwise be able to attract private investment, but could lead to breakthrough energy technologies. This is the second open funding opportunity released under

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ARPA-E Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies |  

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

ARPA-E Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies ARPA-E Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies ARPA-E Issues Open Call for Transformational Energy Technologies March 2, 2012 - 2:31pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - Today, the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) issued a $150 million funding opportunity open to all transformational energy technologies to support the Obama Administration's all-of-the-above approach to solving our nation's most pressing energy challenges. This Open Funding Opportunity Announcement is a call to our country's brightest scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to propose early-stage research projects that would not otherwise be able to attract private investment, but could lead to breakthrough energy technologies. This is the second open funding opportunity released under

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Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman Issues Statement on Clean Air  

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

of Energy Samuel W. Bodman Issues Statement on Clean Air of Energy Samuel W. Bodman Issues Statement on Clean Air Interstate Rule Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman Issues Statement on Clean Air Interstate Rule March 10, 2005 - 10:43am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today issued the following statement regarding the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): "Coming from the business world, I know that a reliable, affordable energy supply is essential to America's continued economic growth and job creation. As we build our economic success, we must also put commonsense environmental measures in place. While the CAIR rules are an important first step that will dramatically cut emissions from coal-fired power plants in the Eastern United States, it's important for the Congress

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Why is shale gas important? | Department of Energy  

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

Field Sites Power Marketing Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Why is shale gas important? Why is shale gas important? Why is shale gas important? Energy.gov...

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Deputy Secretary Poneman to Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Issues |  

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

Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Issues Deputy Secretary Poneman to Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Issues September 20, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - Following his trip to Vienna, Austria to attend the International Atomic Energy Agency's 54th General Conference, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will travel to Mongolia from Wednesday, September 22 to Friday, September 24, 2010. While in Mongolia, Deputy Secretary Poneman will meet with government officials and members of the private sector to discuss energy issues. He will also deliver remarks about the need to build a sustainable energy future at the Mongolian University of Science and Technology. Media contact(s): (202) 586-4940 Addthis Related Articles U.S. Energy Secretary Chu to Lead Delegation to IAEA 54th Annual General

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NREL Leads Energy Systems Integration, Continuum Magazine: Issue 4 (Book)  

SciTech Connect

Continuum Magazine showcases NREL's latest and most impactful clean energy innovations. This issue, 'NREL Leads Energy Systems Integration' explores the discipline of energy systems integration, in particular the role of the laboratory's new, one-of-a-kind Energy System Integration Facility. NREL scientists, engineers, and analysts deeply understand the fundamental science and technologies underpinning major energy producing and consuming systems, as well as the transmission infrastructure and communications and data networks required to integrate energy systems at all scales.

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2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Government Issues Building Energy and Water Submetering ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... sector practices. The report responds to provisions in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005, Public Law No. 109-58 ...

2011-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Turkey - Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Issues | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Turkey - Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Issues Turkey - Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Issues Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Turkey - Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Issues Name Turkey - Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Issues Agency/Company /Organization Argonne National Laboratory Partner Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkish Electricity Transmission-Generation Company Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency Topics Background analysis Website http://www.dis.anl.gov/pubs/39 Country Turkey Western Asia References http://www.dis.anl.gov/pubs/39156.pdf Abstract CEEESA trained a team of experts from Turkey's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (MENR) and the Turkish Electricity Transmission-Generation Company (TEAS) to use various ENPEP modules. CEEESA trained a team of experts from Turkey's Ministry of Energy and

92

Stability Issues for w Dark Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Precision cosmological data hint that a dark energy with equation of state $w = P/\\rho 0$ to $\\Lambda = 0$ in a first-order phase transition. The critical radius is argued to be at least of galactic size and the corresponding nucleation rate is glacial, thus underwriting the dark energy's stability and rendering remote any microscopic effect.

Paul H. Frampton

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of diffusion research to solar energy policy issues  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper examines two types of information requirements that appear to be basic to DOE solar-energy-policy decisions: (1) how can the future market success of solar energy technologies be estimated, and (2) what factors influence the adoption of solar energy technologies, and what specific programs could promote solar energy adoption most effectively. This paper assesses the ability of a body of research, referred to here as diffusion research, to supply information that could partially satisfy these requirements. This assessment proceeds, first, by defining in greater detail a series of policy issues that face DOE. These are divided into cost reduction and performance improvement issues which include issues confronting the technology development component of the solar energy program, and barriers and incentives issues which are most relevant to problems of solar energy application. Second, these issues are translated into a series of questions that the diffusion approach can help resolve. Third, various elements within diffusion research are assessed in terms of their abilities to answer policy questions. Finally, the strengths and limitations of current knowledge about the diffusion of innovations are summarized, the applicability of both existing knowledge and the diffusion approach to the identified solar-energy-policy issues are discussed, and ways are suggested in which diffusion approaches can be modified and existing knowledge employed to meet short- and long-term goals of DOE. The inquiry covers the field of classical diffusion research, market research and consumer behavior, communication research, and solar-energy market-penetration modeling.

Roessner, J. D.; Posner, D.; Shoemaker, F.; Shama, A.

1979-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance  

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

Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education March 24, 2010 - 12:17pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs, the Department will provide approximately $14.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation. "There is a critical need for a trained workforce as the nation moves

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Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future | Department  

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

Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future August 1, 2013 - 5:54pm Addthis Watch the video of Secretary Moniz's remarks on the importance of biofuels to America's clean energy future. | Video by Matty Greene, the Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Today at the Energy Department's Biomass 2013 annual conference in Washington, D.C., Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz spoke about the importance of investing in clean, renewable energy like biofuels to combat the effects of climate change and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Secretary Moniz highlighted the Energy Department's work to advance biofuels -- from supporting biorefineries to ARPA-E's investment in

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Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future | Department  

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

Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future August 1, 2013 - 5:54pm Addthis Watch the video of Secretary Moniz's remarks on the importance of biofuels to America's clean energy future. | Video by Matty Greene, the Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Today at the Energy Department's Biomass 2013 annual conference in Washington, D.C., Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz spoke about the importance of investing in clean, renewable energy like biofuels to combat the effects of climate change and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Secretary Moniz highlighted the Energy Department's work to advance biofuels -- from supporting biorefineries to ARPA-E's investment in

97

Renewable Energy Newsletter, September 2008 Issue  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Renewable Energy Newsletter is published every other month. EPRI's renewable energy research focuses on the deployment of large scale and distributed renewable generation sources that require advances in generation technology, operations, and infrastructure. Power grids will also require significant advances in technology, operations and planning. As a result, necessary research and development includes cost and performance analysis of renewable generation; evaluating grid infrastructure and operatio...

2008-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Issues Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency  

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

Issues Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency Issues Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency Violations DOE Issues Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency Violations May 7, 2010 - 12:50pm Addthis Today, the Department of Energy issued Guidance on the Imposition of Civil Penalties for Violations of EPCA Standards and Certification Obligations. As explained in the Guidance, the Department's penalty policy is intended to advance three goals: (1) to deter future violations; (2) to ensure consistency and equity in the assessment of penalties; and (3) to encourage complete and timely resolution of any instances of non-compliance. The Department also sets forth its basic approach to the imposition of penalties for violations of DOE's standards and certification requirements. A complete version of the Guidance is available here.

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U.S. Energy Technology Policy Issues and Opportunities  

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U.S. Energy Technology Policy Issues and Opportunities Speaker(s): Holmes Hummel Date: December 14, 2010 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 How can existing authorities be leveraged to...

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Water & Energy Conservation, a local perspective: Issues for...  

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Water & Energy Conservation, a local perspective: Issues for public policy support and local activism Speaker(s): Tim Rosenfeld Date: November 4, 2004 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90...

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101

Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity  

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

Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity Announcements to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity Announcements to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research March 28, 2007 - 12:17pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA), valued up to $14 million to better integrate the United States' universities into DOE's nuclear research and development (R&D) programs; and contribute to assuring a new generation of engineers and scientists necessary for pursuing nuclear power - a safe, reliable, affordable and emissions-free source of energy. These FOAs support the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) University

102

Energy Consumption Issues on Mobile Network Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes energy consumption demographic data in operating real mobile networks. We examine published data from NTT DoCoMo, which is the largest mobile telecommunication operator in Japan and operating nation-wide 3G networks, and identify ... Keywords: Moble Network, Power Consumption, Battery, CO2, Green Network

Minoru Etoh; Tomoyuki Ohya; Yuji Nakayama

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Contracting Issues with Renewable Electricity | Department of Energy  

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

Contracting Issues with Renewable Electricity Contracting Issues with Renewable Electricity Contracting Issues with Renewable Electricity October 16, 2013 - 5:08pm Addthis For many Federal agencies integrating renewable energy into a construction project, the technical and contracting issues associated with generating power at the facility are new. This page summarizes the various contracting issues that result from having on-site power generation that is actively interconnected with the power grid instead of using only a back-up generator. Many of these agreements depend on the ownership structure of the renewable energy system. Common agreements associated with a renewable electricity-generation facility include: An interconnection agreement covers the safe connection of the system to the power grid, including provisions for safe design, connection,

104

Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 1 | Department of Energy  

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

Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 1 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 1 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 1 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDA/US DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 1: Summer 2009. In this issue: The US Department of Energy (DOE) / UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Bilateral Agreement Initial Topic Areas for Discussion US DOE Represented at NDA-Sponsored Pu Workshop DOE - NDA Implementation Plan (4th Standing Committee Meeting held in Phoenix ) SRNL and NNL Collaborate on RadBall Trials NDA Provides Support to EM in Prioritization of D&D Technology Needs DOE and NRC Criticality Team visit Sellafield NDA Nucleargraduates Program Participant Seconded to DOE Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 1 More Documents & Publications RadBall Technology For Hot Cell Characterization

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NETL's Supercomputer Addresses Energy Issues on Two Fronts | Department of  

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

NETL's Supercomputer Addresses Energy Issues on Two Fronts NETL's Supercomputer Addresses Energy Issues on Two Fronts NETL's Supercomputer Addresses Energy Issues on Two Fronts September 26, 2013 - 10:42am Addthis The visualization center for the SBEUC (Simulation Based Engineering User Center). Located at the Department’s National Energy Technology Laboratory in Morgantown, W. Va., the SBEUC will be powered by a high performance computer that will allow researchers to simulate phenomena that are difficult or impossible to probe experimentally. The results from simulations will become accessible through user centers that provide advanced visualization capabilities and foster collaboration among researchers. The SBEUC will be used for developing and deploying simulation tools required for overcoming energy technology barriers quickly and reliably.

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Energy Efficiency and Importance of Renewable Energy Sources in Latvia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The main goal of Latvian energy policy is to ensure safe and environmentally friendly long?term energy supply at cost?effective prices

I. Skapare; A. Kreslins

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U. S. energy issues largely on hold on Capitol Hill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. energy agenda for 1992 consists mainly of one bill in Congress, and it may be too large for Congress to swallow. This paper reports that inspired by the Bush administration's program to revamp U.S. energy policy, congressional committees last year dumped all their energy legislation into single packages. Now those omnibus bills are in jeopardy. The Senate bill was derailed, largely over the issue of leasing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Coastal Plain. A House energy subcommittee has drafted an energy package, but the full energy and commerce committees will defer action until the Senate passes a bill.

Crow, P.

1991-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Why is Utility Data Important | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

is Utility Data Important is Utility Data Important Jump to: navigation, search With access to detailed information about how much energy you are consuming, it is easier for you to save money by lowering your energy bills. This is true for both residential and commercial energy users. In your home, information on how your energy use changes based on the time of day or time of year and knowing how you compare with your neighbors can help you save money. You can learn to make changes to appliance use to lower your bill or add energy efficiency technologies to your home to save energy. For commercial energy users, detailed energy data can help you set sound energy management goals, identify cost-effective energy efficiency measures, and target efficiency investments. Benchmarking Benchmarking is the practice of comparing how efficiently a building

109

ENERGY CONSERVATION AND ENERGY DECENTRALIZATION: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

as uncertainty in energy price and availability increasinglypast decades. With very low energy prices, the consumer hadrapid increases in energy prices, it takes time for people

Levine, M.D.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Policy, Volume 38: Issue 11. November 2010 Overview of Current Energy Efficiency Policies in China  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Policy, Volume 38: Issue 11. November 2010 1 Overview of Current Energy Efficiency Policies in support of this goal. These policies and programs, created after almost a decade of decline of the energy of these policies and programs to begin to understand issues that will play a critical role in China's energy

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Environmental issues relating to fossil energy technology options  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Office of Fossil Energy has prepared a report on fossil technology options available to reduce oil imports. It identifies energy processes ready for immediate deployment (called first wave) and those that, after further development, would provide substantial benefits over the first wave. The latter (called second wave) technologies could be in commercial use in the late 1980s. The status of environmental readiness for each of these fossil technologies is addressed in this report. Primary environmental concerns and environmental research required concurrent with fossil technology development and commercial operation are described herein and presented in conformance to the organization of the fossil options paper. In instances where environmental issues for related technologies are identical or nearly so, we have attempted to avoid redundancy. Although many environmental concerns have been recognized and are being dealt with for each technology, some areas of concern must receive continued attention. These are briefly mentioned in this introduction. Further details, specific to each technology, are in the appropriate sections of the report. Research is continuing on both health and ecological effects of coal combustion and gasification. Having identified cancer-producing elements in airborne particulates, the Environmental protection Agency (EPA) is developing a standard for respirable range particulates. With regard to the synthetic fuels, one of the major concerns is the health and safety aspects of the coal liquid products. It is known, for example, that some coal-derived liquids that have undergone only minimal processing or upgrading do contain carcinogens. Environmental effects in other fossil energy areas such as oil shale processing, enhanced oil recovery, etc., are discussed.

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1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ENERGY CONSERVATION AND ENERGY DECENTRALIZATION: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS  

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new energy supply), which is possible only when industry hasenergy industry is so eager to invest in large, centralized energy supply

Levine, M.D.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ENERGY CONSERVATION AND ENERGY DECENTRALIZATION: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

new energy supply), which is possible only when industry hasenergy industry is so eager to invest in large, centralized energy supply

Levine, Mark D.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Renewable Energy in South Africa: Issues and Prospects  

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Renewable Energy in South Africa: Issues and Prospects Renewable Energy in South Africa: Issues and Prospects Speaker(s): Ogunlade Davidson Date: February 1, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Lynn Price The present contribution of Renewable Energy to the total power supply through grid electricity in South Africa is negligible. However, the government driven by concerns for rural electrification, while realising their overall sustainable objectives and environmental pressures, has set a target of achieving 5% grid supply from renewable technologies by 2010. It is advocated that this target as stated in their strategy paper should be achieved through the development of micro-hydro, biomass, solar and wind systems. Existing renewable energy systems that are operating in South Africa shows that there are major challenges in achieving this target. This

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DOE Issues Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency  

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Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency Violations DOE Issues Guidance on Civil Penalties for EPCA Energy Efficiency Violations May 7, 2010 - 12:50pm Addthis Today, the Department of Energy issued Guidance on the Imposition of Civil Penalties for Violations of EPCA Standards and Certification Obligations. As explained in the Guidance, the Department's penalty policy is intended to advance three goals: (1) to deter future violations; (2) to ensure consistency and equity in the assessment of penalties; and (3) to encourage complete and timely resolution of any instances of non-compliance. The Department also sets forth its basic approach to the imposition of penalties for violations of DOE's standards and certification requirements. A complete version of the Guidance is available here.

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance  

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Announcements to Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education March 24, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs, the Department will provide approximately $14.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation. "There is a critical need for a trained workforce as the nation moves toward greater use of nuclear energy to meet our energy needs and reduce

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DOE Issues Final Appliance Test Procedure Rule | Department of Energy  

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Appliance Test Procedure Rule Appliance Test Procedure Rule DOE Issues Final Appliance Test Procedure Rule December 8, 2006 - 9:46am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a final rule establishing new test procedures and related definitions to determine the energy efficiency of certain residential appliances and commercial equipment. The rulemaking clarifies and codifies the test procedures mandated by the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 2005. "These new test procedures are the foundation for standards that will help bring more energy efficient options to the marketplace and result in energy savings for all Americans," said DOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner. The final rulemaking, which appears in today's Federal Register, will

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance  

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Announcements to Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education March 24, 2010 - 12:17pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs, the Department will provide approximately $14.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation. "There is a critical need for a trained workforce as the nation moves toward greater use of nuclear energy to meet our energy needs and reduce

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Energy Department Issues Tribal Renewable Energy Purchase Guidance...  

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Skip to main content Energy.gov Find information about your town or city. GO Search form Search link to facebook link to twitter Email Signup Sign up for updates Go Energy.gov...

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Important?  

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What are Neutrons, What are Neutrons, and Why are They Important? Before we can understand neutrons, we need to understand atoms. Everything in the world is made up of atoms: the air, trees, cars- even your body is made up of atoms. Atoms are so small that you need a very powerful magnifying glass to see them. There are 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms in a single drop of water! Even though atoms are very small, they are made up

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The issue of Dark Energy in String Theory  

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Recent astrophysical observations, pertaining to either high-redshift supernovae or cosmic microwave background temperature fluctuations, as those measured recently by the WMAP satellite, provide us with data of unprecedented accuracy, pointing towards two (related) facts: (i) our Universe is accelerated at present, and (ii) more than 70 % of its energy content consists of an unknown substance, termed dark energy, which is believed responsible for its current acceleration. Both of these facts are a challenge to String theory. In this review I outline briefly the challenges, the problems and possible avenues for research towards a resolution of the Dark Energy issue in string theory.

Nick E. Mavromatos

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear energy is an important source of power, supplying 20  

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energy is an important source of power, supplying 20 energy is an important source of power, supplying 20 percent of the nation's electricity. More than 100 nuclear power plants are operating in the U.S., and countries around the world are implementing nuclear power as a carbon-free alternative to fossil fuels. We can maximize the climate and energy security benefits provided by responsible global nuclear energy expansion by developing options to increase the energy extracted from nuclear fuel, improve waste management, and strengthen nuclear nonproliferation controls. To develop viable technical solutions, these interdependent challenges must be addressed through tightly integrated multidisciplinary research and development efforts. Los Alamos National Laboratory is playing a key role in

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Outstanding Issues For New Geothermal Resource Assessments | Open Energy  

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Outstanding Issues For New Geothermal Resource Assessments Outstanding Issues For New Geothermal Resource Assessments Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Outstanding Issues For New Geothermal Resource Assessments Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: A critical question for the future energy policy of the United States is the extent to which geothermal resources can contribute to an ever-increasing demand for electricity. Electric power production from geothermal sources exceeds that from wind and solar combined, yet the installed capacity falls far short of the geothermal resource base characterized in past assessments, even though the estimated size of the resource in six assessments completed in the past 35 years varies by thousands of Megawatts-electrical (MWe). The U. S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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Department of Energy Issues Requests for Nuclear Science and Engineering  

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Nuclear Science and Nuclear Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Applications Department of Energy Issues Requests for Nuclear Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Applications May 7, 2009 - 1:46pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced two new Requests for Application (RFA) as part of the Department's efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers - a critical need as the nation moves toward greater use of nuclear energy to meet our energy needs and address the global climate crisis. Under the Nuclear Energy University Program, DOE will provide approximately $2.9 million to fund scholarships and fellowships for students enrolled in two or four year nuclear science and engineering programs at accredited

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An Important Step Forward for CCUS | Department of Energy  

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An Important Step Forward for CCUS An Important Step Forward for CCUS An Important Step Forward for CCUS November 20, 2012 - 1:29pm Addthis Schlumberger technicians and rig crew lowering monitoring instrumentation into a well. | Photo credit to the Illinois State Geological Survey. Schlumberger technicians and rig crew lowering monitoring instrumentation into a well. | Photo credit to the Illinois State Geological Survey. Thomas Johnson Technical Writer for the Office of Fossil Energy What are the key facts? CCUS has been widely recognized worldwide as one of the essential options for helping to mitigate rising human greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, it enhances energy supply and security, and promotes continued economic growth. As the U.S. transitions to a clean energy economy that develops every

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Potential displacement of petroleum imports by solar energy technologies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The United States currently imports close to half of its petroleum requirements. This report delineates the economic, social, and political costs of such a foreign oil dependency. These costs are often intangible, but combined they clearly constitute a greater price for imported petroleum than the strictly economic cost. If we can assume that imported oil imposes significant socioeconomic costs upon the American economy and society, one way to reduce these costs is to develop alternative, domestic energy sources - such as solar energy technologies - which can displace foreign petroleum. The second half of this report estimates that by the year 2000, solar energy technologies can displace 3.6 quads of petroleum. This figure includes solar energy applications in utilities, industrial and agricultural process heat, and transportation. The estimate can be treated as a lower bound; if the United States were to achieve the proposed goal of 20 quads by 2000, the amount of displaced oil probably would be greater. Although all the displaced oil would not be imported, the reduction in imported petroleum would relieve many of the conditions that increase the present cost of foreign oil to the American consumer.

DeLeon, P.; Jackson, B.L.; McNown, R.F.; Mahrenholz, G.J.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-318-B Emergency Order issued to AEP Energy Partners Inc |...  

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-B Emergency Order issued to AEP Energy Partners Inc EA-318-B Emergency Order issued to AEP Energy Partners Inc Emergency Order authorizing AEP Energy Partners to export electric...

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Energy Policy, Volume 39, Issue 4, April 2011, Pages 2165-2178 Assessment of China's Energy-Saving and Emission-Reduction  

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Energy Policy, Volume 39, Issue 4, April 2011, Pages 2165-2178 1 Assessment of China's Energy (FYP) set a target of reducing energy intensity by 20% by 2010. This paper assesses selected policies structure, are failing. It is important to maintain and strengthen the existing energy-saving policies

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Department of Energy Issues Federal Fleet Management Guidance | Department  

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Federal Fleet Management Guidance Federal Fleet Management Guidance Department of Energy Issues Federal Fleet Management Guidance April 14, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program today released its Federal Fleet Management Guidance, meeting a requirement of President Obama's Executive Order (E.O. 13514) on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance. This is the first comprehensive guidance to address the environmental impact of the Federal fleet and will help agencies develop petroleum and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategies. In signing E.O. 13514, President Obama called on Federal agencies to reduce petroleum fuel use by 2 percent each year from 2005 through 2020, for a

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ENERGY COMMITTEE ENERGY TALKING POINTS (ETP) SERIES Revision (or Issued): > 1 of 2  

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that is generated by all of the nation's hydroelectric dams in a typical year. THE ENERGY-WATER NEXUS The Department. As the U.S.'s appetite for energy grows so does the demand for increased water usage and the potentialENERGY COMMITTEE ­ ENERGY TALKING POINTS (ETP) SERIES Revision (or Issued): > 1 of 2 ETP

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025 - Issues in Focus  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Issues in Focus Issues in Focus Annual Energy Outlook 2005 Issues in Focus Introduction This section of the Annual Energy Outlook provides in-depth discussions of topics related to specific assumptions underlying the reference case forecast. In particular, the discussions focus on new methods or data that have led to significant changes in modeling approaches for the reference case. In addition, this section provides a more detailed examination of alternative cases. World Oil Price Cases World oil prices in AEO2005 are set in an environment where the members of OPEC are assumed to act as the dominant producers, with lower production costs than other supply regions or countries. Non-OPEC oil producers are assumed to behave competitively, producing as much oil as they can profitability extract at the market price for oil. As a result, the OPEC member countries will be able effectively to set the price of oil when they can act in concert by varying their aggregate production. Alternatively, OPEC members could target a fixed level of production and let the world market determine the price.

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Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 8 | Department of Energy  

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the Pond Newsletter Issue 8 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 8 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDAUS DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 8: Winter 2013. In this issue: UK...

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Consistent Adjoint Driven Importance Sampling using Space, Energy and Angle  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For challenging radiation transport problems, hybrid methods combine the accuracy of Monte Carlo methods with the global information present in deterministic methods. One of the most successful hybrid methods is CADIS Consistent Adjoint Driven Importance Sampling. This method uses a deterministic adjoint solution to construct a biased source distribution and consistent weight windows to optimize a specific tally in a Monte Carlo calculation. The method has been implemented into transport codes using just the spatial and energy information from the deterministic adjoint and has been used in many applications to compute tallies with much higher figures-of-merit than analog calculations. CADIS also outperforms user-supplied importance values, which usually take long periods of user time to develop. This work extends CADIS to develop weight windows that are a function of the position, energy, and direction of the Monte Carlo particle. Two types of consistent source biasing are presented: one method that biases the source in space and energy while preserving the original directional distribution and one method that biases the source in space, energy, and direction. Seven simple example problems are presented which compare the use of the standard space/energy CADIS with the new space/energy/angle treatments.

Peplow, Douglas E. [ORNL; Mosher, Scott W [ORNL; Evans, Thomas M [ORNL

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Information Administration / Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends 49 The U.S. is heavily reliant on the world crude oil market, which has been subject to huge inter-annual volatility since 1973. Neither of these facts is likely to change. Domestic crude oil production declined over the past decade, while domestic crude oil demand increased. The difference was satisfied by increased crude oil imports. The United States' proved crude oil reserves declined more than 21 percent from 1985 to 1995. Its technically recoverable crude oil resources beyond proved reserves are estimated to be about 6 times more than the year-end 1995 proved reserves. However, excepting the Gulf of Mexico and the Alaskan offshore, many of the most promising oil-prone regions of the country are presently off-limits to exploration. Over the

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Workshops, Focus Groups and Important Documents | Department of Energy  

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Workshops, Focus Groups and Important Documents Workshops, Focus Groups and Important Documents Workshops, Focus Groups and Important Documents Workshops, Focus Groups and Important Documents Rolling out the Energy Department Quadrennial Technology Review Report: Public Release of the DOE Quadrennial Technology Review with Secretary Steven Chu, OSTP Director John Holdren, and Under Secretary Steven Koonin Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 1:00pm ET American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1200 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005 Stakeholder Roundtable Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 10:30am PT UC-Berkeley Auditorium CITRIS Building Sutardja Dai Hall Berkeley, CA 94720-1764 Public Lecture Tuesday, September 29, 2011 - 6:00pm PT The Tech Museum 201 South Market Street San Jose, CA 95113

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Department of Energy Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Argonne  

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Draft Request for Proposals for Argonne Draft Request for Proposals for Argonne National Laboratory Contractor Department of Energy Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Argonne National Laboratory Contractor January 3, 2006 - 9:06am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking comments on a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the competitive selection of a management and operating (M&O) contractor for Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), a major DOE Office of Science research facility located near Chicago, Ill. This competition for a laboratory contractor is the first in the history of the lab. ANL is a multiprogram laboratory, funded at approximately $492 million annually by the Office of Science (SC), other DOE programs, as well as other government agencies and private industry. Argonne was chartered in

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Table 1.4a Primary Energy Imports by Source (Quadrillion Btu)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

10 U.S. Energy Information Administration / Monthly Energy Review October 2013 Table 1.4a Primary Energy Imports by Source (Quadrillion Btu) Imports

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Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 2 | Department of Energy  

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2 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 2 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDAUS DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 2: December 2009. In this issue: DOE - NDA relationship recognized...

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Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 3 | Department of Energy  

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3 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 3 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDAUS DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 3: Spring 2010. In this issue: DOE Hosts Next Generation Melter...

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Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 4 | Department of Energy  

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4 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 4 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDAUS DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 4: Summer 2010. In this issue: DOE-NDA discuss Spent Fuel Shipments...

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Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 6 | Department of Energy  

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6 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 6 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDAUS DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 6: Spring 2011. In this issue: 8th Standing Committee Meeting A...

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Government support for the commercialization of new energy technologies : an analysis and exploration of the issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This report examines the issues associated with government programs proposed for the "commercialization" of new energy technologies; these programs

Policy Study Group, MIT Energy Lab

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 7 | Department of Energy  

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DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 7: Spring 2012. In this issue: DOE and UK NDA Renew Information Exchange Agreement Topic Area Update and Future Plans International...

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Review of legal and institutional issues in the use of decentralized solar energy systems  

SciTech Connect

The legal and institutional issues involved in the use of decentralized solar energy systems are examined for the purpose of advising government planners and policymakers, the solar industry, solar researchers, and prospective solar users of present and potential impediments and incentives to solar commercialization. This information was gathered primarily through a comprehensive literature review, with supplementary data provided through interviews with representatives of organizations active in the solar field. Five major issue areas were identified in the course of this study: (1) prohibitions on the use of solar equipment, (2) regulation of the production and placement of solar systems, (3) access to sunlight, (4) financial incentives and impediments to the use of solar technologies, and (5) the public utility-solar user interface. Each can be important in its impacts on the incidence of solar usage. The major actors involved with the issues identified above represent both the private and public sectors. Important private sector participants include solar manufacturers and installers, labor unions, lending institutions, utility companies, solar users themselves, and other community property owners. In the public sector, local, state, and federal governments are all capable of acting in ways that can influence the solar commercialization effort. Implementation options are available for all levels of government seeking to take an active role in addressing the previously mentioned legal and institutional issues. The appropriate actions will vary from federal to state to local governments, but each level can be important in removing existing barriers and creating new incentives for solar use.

Schweitzer, M.

1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

SciTech Connect

China has set an ambitious goal of reducing its energy use per unit of GDP by 20% between 2006 and 2010. Since the industrial sector consumes about two-thirds of China's primary energy, many of the country's efforts are focused on improving the energy efficiency of this sector. Industrial energy audits have become an important part of China's efforts to improve its energy intensity. In China, industrial energy audits have been employed to help enterprises indentify energy-efficiency improvement opportunities for achieving the energy-saving targets. These audits also serve as a mean to collect critical energy-consuming information necessary for governments at different levels to supervise enterprises energy use and evaluate their energy performance. To better understand how energy audits are carried out in China as well as their impacts on achieving China's energy-saving target, researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) conducted an in-depth study that combines a review of China's national policies and guidelines on energy auditing and a series of discussions with a variety of Chinese institutions involved in energy audits. This report consists of four parts. First, it provides a historical overview of energy auditing in China over the past decades, describing how and why energy audits have been conducted during various periods. Next, the report reviews current energy auditing practices at both the national and regional levels. It then discusses some of the key issues related to energy audits conducted in China, which underscore the need for improvement. The report concludes with policy recommendations for China that draw upon international best practices and aim to remove barriers to maximizing the potential of energy audits.

Shen, Bo; Price, Lynn; Lu, Hongyou

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

SciTech Connect

China has set an ambitious goal of reducing its energy use per unit of GDP by 20% between 2006 and 2010. Since the industrial sector consumes about two-thirds of China's primary energy, many of the country's efforts are focused on improving the energy efficiency of this sector. Industrial energy audits have become an important part of China's efforts to improve its energy intensity. In China, industrial energy audits have been employed to help enterprises indentify energy-efficiency improvement opportunities for achieving the energy-saving targets. These audits also serve as a mean to collect critical energy-consuming information necessary for governments at different levels to supervise enterprises energy use and evaluate their energy performance. To better understand how energy audits are carried out in China as well as their impacts on achieving China's energy-saving target, researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) conducted an in-depth study that combines a review of China's national policies and guidelines on energy auditing and a series of discussions with a variety of Chinese institutions involved in energy audits. This report consists of four parts. First, it provides a historical overview of energy auditing in China over the past decades, describing how and why energy audits have been conducted during various periods. Next, the report reviews current energy auditing practices at both the national and regional levels. It then discusses some of the key issues related to energy audits conducted in China, which underscore the need for improvement. The report concludes with policy recommendations for China that draw upon international best practices and aim to remove barriers to maximizing the potential of energy audits.

Shen, Bo; Price, Lynn; Lu, Hongyou

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear energy is an important source of power, supplying 20  

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We can maximize the climate and energy security benefits provided by responsible global nuclear energy expansion by developing options to increase the energy extracted from...

148

Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 2 | Department of Energy  

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

Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 2 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 2 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 2 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDA/US DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 2: December 2009. In this issue: DOE - NDA relationship recognized at International Environmental Cleanup Conference NDA - DOE Standing Committee Meeting commends progress Topic Area Update: Significant Progress Being Made Information Exchange is one of "DOE's best business practices" Glass Chemistry - A Flagship of Progress Under the Statement of Intent US Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board visit UK Visit from Senior Sellafield Ltd staff to Hanford considered a 'Great Success' Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 2 More Documents & Publications Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 3 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 6

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ENERGY ISSUES WORKING GROUP ON LONG-TERM VISIONS FOR FUSION POWER  

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ENERGY ISSUES WORKING GROUP ON LONG-TERM VISIONS FOR FUSION POWER Don Steiner, Jeffrey Freidberg Farrokh Najmabadi William Nevins , and John Perkins The Energy Issues Working Group on Long-Term Visions energy production in the next century? 2. What is fusion's potential for penetrating the energy market

Najmabadi, Farrokh

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Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U...  

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Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy...

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OE Releases 2013 Issue 2 of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (April 2013)  

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

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released Volume 2, Issue 2 of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter.

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OE Releases Second Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (April 2012)  

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

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)hasreleased the second issue ofthe Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy...

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Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Quarterly Reports | Department of Energy  

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

Natural Gas Imports and Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Quarterly Reports Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Quarterly Reports September 13, 2013 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Second Quarter Report 2013 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Second Quarter Report 2013 July 1, 2013 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - First Quarter Report 2013 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - First Quarter Report 2013 March 29, 2013 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Fourth Quarter Report 2012 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Fourth Quarter Report 2012 December 31, 2012 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Third Quarter Report 2012 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Third Quarter Report 2012 September 28, 2012 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Second Quarter Report 2012 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - Second Quarter Report 2012

154

DOE Issues Energy Sector Cyber Organization NOI, Feb 2010 | Department of  

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

Issues Energy Sector Cyber Organization NOI, Feb 2010 Issues Energy Sector Cyber Organization NOI, Feb 2010 DOE Issues Energy Sector Cyber Organization NOI, Feb 2010 The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced on Jan. 7 that it intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for a National Energy Sector Cyber Organization, envisioned as a partnership between the federal government and energy sector stakeholders to protect the bulk power electric grid and aid the integration of smart grid technology to enhance the security of the grid. DOE Issues Energy Sector Cyber Organization NOI More Documents & Publications FAQ: Funding Opportunity Announcement-Smart Grid Investment Grants Grantsdown.xls Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and

155

Why is shale gas important? | Department of Energy  

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

Why is shale gas important? Why is shale gas important? Why is shale gas important? More Documents & Publications Natural Gas from Shale: Questions and Answers How is shale gas...

156

Security issues at the Department of Energy and records management  

SciTech Connect

In order to discuss the connection between security issues within the Department of Energy and records management, the author covers a bit of security history and talks about what she calls ``the Amazing Project''. Initiated in late May 1999, it was to be a tri-laboratory (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory of Livermore, California, Los Alamos National Laboratory of Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Sandia National Laboratories of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Livermore, California) project. The team that formed was tasked to develop the best set of security solutions that still enabled weapon mission work to get done and the security solutions were to be the same set for everyone. The amazing project was called ''The Integrated Security Management Project'', or ''ISecM' for short. She'll describe why she thinks this project was so amazing and what it accomplished. There's a bit of sad news about the project, but then she'll move onto discuss what was learned at Sandia as a result of the project and what they're currently doing in records management.

NUSBAUM,ANNA W.

2000-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

157

U.S. Natural Gas Imports & Exports 2012 - Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

LNG imports at Everett, Massachusetts and Elba Island, Georgia accounted for 84 percent of total LNG imports. Everett is the most active entry point for LNG ...

158

Table 1.4b Primary Energy Exports by Source and Total Net Imports  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

U.S. Energy Information Administration / Monthly Energy Review August 2013 11 Table 1.4b Primary Energy Exports by Source and Total Net Imports

159

Today in Energy - EPA issues proposed rule for the 2014 ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration ... established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and later expanded by the Energy Independence and Security Act of ...

160

NREL Leads Energy Systems Integration: Issue 4 (Book), Continuum...  

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

- A Living Laboratory for Integrated Solutions for a A Renewable Electricity Future Energy Systems Integration Complex Energy World Energy Systems Integration NREL is a national...

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161

75th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued | Department of Energy  

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

5th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 5th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 75th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued June 3, 2013 - 4:11pm Addthis The 75th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process was issued on June 3, 2013. This issue of Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) includes articles on recent guidance by the Council on Environmental Quality and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to promote better integration of NEPA and Section 106 reviews, and on the Federal Highway Administration's Every Day Counts intitiative to better integrate planning and NEPA. "Efforts such as these to improve NEPA implementation are indicative of what we strive for at DOE every day -- better NEPA review, better decisions," said Carol Borgstrom, Director, Office of NEPA Policy and

162

77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued | Department of Energy  

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

77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued December 3, 2013 - 3:18pm Addthis The 77th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process was issued on December 2, 2013. This issue of Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) examines positive outcomes of the NEPA process. Featured articles include a review by the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance of nearly 400 excerpts from questionnaire responses published in LLQR during the past 10 years regarding the usefulness and effectiveness of the NEPA process. An overwhelming majority of the questionnaire responses describe positive outcomes and illustrate that we can produce high quality documents that enhance the Department's decisionmaking and help protect the environment.

163

U.S. Propane Imports - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Another source of supply of propane is from imports. Imports for the first five months of this year have decreased about 8 percent (about 13 thousand barrels per day ...

164

Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 5 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Across the Pond Newsletter Issue 5 A Quarterly Update on Joint UK NDA/US DOE Activities and Initiatives Issue 5: Winter 2010. In this issue: Introduction 7th Standing Committee Meeting between USDOE - UKNDA held in Sellafield. Topic Area Update Group From Sellafield Visits Idaho To Exchange Information On Hot Isostatic Pressing Glass Chemistry Collaboration Update International Partnership Workshop on DOE Used Nuclear Fuel & High Level Waste NWTRB Discusses Technical Lessons Gained From NDA HighLevel Nuclear Waste Disposal Efforts To Date Richard Abitz From SRNL Delivers Key Address At 2010 UK Decommissioning And Waste Management Conference In Penrith, Cumbria Upcoming Events: Waste Management Conference in Phoenix Across the Pond Newsletter - Issue 5 More Documents & Publications

165

Issues in federal preemption of state appliance energy efficiency regulations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The findings and conclusions of the analysis of the various issues involved in the federal preemption of state regulations for the DOE no standard rule on covered appliances are summarized. The covered products are: refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, freezers, clothes dryers, kitchen ranges and ovens, water heaters (excluding heat pump water heaters), room air conditioners, central air conditioners (excluding heat pumps), and furnaces. A detailed discussion of the rationale for the positions of groups offering comment for the record is presneted. The pertinent categories of state and local regulations and programs are explained, then detailed analysis is conducted on the covered products and regulations. Issues relating to the timing of preemption of state regulations are discussed, as well as issues relating to burden of proof, contents of petitions for exemptions from preemption, criteria for evaluating petitions, and procedural and other issues. (LEW)

Fang, J.M.; Balistocky, S.; Schaefler, A.M.

1982-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Issue Contents | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

OSTI's SciTech Connect Meet Assistant Director Jeff Given DOE Science Showcase - Fission Theory: How Do Atoms Split? Subscribe to the Newsletter Go to full issue More like this...

167

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home; Browse by Tag; Most ... Combined heat and power technology fills an important ... CHP capacity additions followed the pattern of the electric power industry ...

168

DOE - Fossil Energy: Reports and Analyses on Natural Gas Imports...  

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

Subscribe to our RSS Feeds You are here: Natural Gas Regulation > Analyses Natural Gas Import & Export Regulation - Analyses & Reports UPDATE: 2012 4th Quarter Report on...

169

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Combined heat and power (CHP), also called cogeneration, is an efficient approach to generating electric power and useful thermal energy for heating ...

170

Nuclear energy is an important source of power, supplying 20  

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

countries around the world are implementing nuclear power as a carbon-free alternative to fossil fuels. We can maximize the climate and energy security benefits provided by...

171

Department of Energy Issues Call for Proposals to U.S. Universities...  

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

Call for Proposals to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy-Related Integrated Research Project Proposals Department of Energy Issues Call for Proposals to U.S. Universities for...

172

The Portal Post Newsletter, Issue 6 - Home - Energy Innovation Portal  

The Energy Innovation Portal now ... span biofuels to wind energy and ... This is due partly to the single-phase nature of the absorber layer and ...

173

Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1 Issue 4 - October...  

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

from the energy sector and from energy industry associations. Isaac impacted off shore oil and natural gas production, shut-in pipelines, reduced refinery production and natural...

174

China energy, environment, and climate study: Background issues paper  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

a significant portion of Chinas energy mix in the near toChina hopes to cut the overall share of coal in the energy supply mix

Sinton, Jonathan E.; Fridley, David G.; Logan, Jeffrey; Guo, Yuan; Wang, Bangcheng; Xu, Qing

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

New England Wind Forum: Issues Affecting Public Acceptance of Wind Energy  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Issues Affecting Public Acceptance of Wind Energy Issues Affecting Public Acceptance of Wind Energy Wind farm proponents seek to identify locations with the greatest wind resource and the smallest population. This approach mitigates human interaction and impact whenever possible. Uninhabited areas are scarce in New England, however. Due to the region's population density, many of the region's windy locations - which include coastal areas and high elevations - are in view of nearby communities or valued for their natural beauty or recreational value. As a result, the importance of public acceptance is magnified in determining the viability of wind power installations. Further complicating public acceptance of wind power installations is the local nature of wind project impacts compared to wind power's substantial benefits. All forms of energy have impacts on their surroundings, and our society requires power plants to satisfy its demand for electricity. On a regional and broader scale, wind power's benefits are considerable, and surveys show that the majority of the population supports wind power when compared to the alternatives. In light of these benefits and the broad public support, some communities focus on the question of "compared to what?" and then embrace wind power proposals.

176

Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review | Department of Energy  

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

Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review March 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis SRR has released its 2011 Annual Review. SRR has released its 2011 Annual Review. AIKEN, S.C. - Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS), has released its 2011 Annual Review available here. The document summarizes the activities and accomplishments of the safe and efficient liquid waste operations at SRS for the 2011 calendar year, which SRR President and Project Manager Dave Olson calls a year of excellence. "Our employees continue the legacy of safe leadership in processing high-level waste with an eye toward operationally closing waste tanks," Olson said. "We have made great strides in many areas."

177

Checklist for Medical Issues When Traveling Overseas | Department of Energy  

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

Benefits » Wellness Programs » Foreign Travel Health Benefits » Wellness Programs » Foreign Travel Health & Wellness Information » Checklist for Medical Issues When Traveling Overseas Checklist for Medical Issues When Traveling Overseas Before the Trip A written confirmation from an appropriate manager, i.e., a Travel Authorization or memorandum, that identifies the employee and country(ies) that will be visited should be provided the medical support staff 4-8 weeks prior to the trip or, if less than 4 weeks, as soon as management or the employee becomes aware of it. The medical staff will identify what vaccinations are recommended for each country and discuss the current health issues for each country with the employee. Some vaccinations take several weeks to become effective. The medical staff will review and update the employee's routine

178

Progress and issues in single well seismic imaging | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Progress and issues in single well seismic imaging Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Progress and issues in single well seismic imaging Authors Thomas M. Daley, Ernest L. Majer, Roland Gritto and Jerry M. Harris Conference 70th Annual International Meeting of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Expanded Abstracts; N/A; 2000/01/01 Published N/A, 2000 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http://crossref.org Online Internet link for Progress and issues in single well seismic imaging Citation

179

Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review | Department of Energy  

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

Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review Contractor Issues 2011 Annual Review March 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis SRR has released its 2011 Annual Review. SRR has released its 2011 Annual Review. AIKEN, S.C. - Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS), has released its 2011 Annual Review available here. The document summarizes the activities and accomplishments of the safe and efficient liquid waste operations at SRS for the 2011 calendar year, which SRR President and Project Manager Dave Olson calls a year of excellence. "Our employees continue the legacy of safe leadership in processing high-level waste with an eye toward operationally closing waste tanks," Olson said. "We have made great strides in many areas."

180

Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee NUPIC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Procurement Issues Committee NUPIC Procurement Issues Committee NUPIC Jump to: navigation, search Name Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) Place Brownville, Tennessee Zip 68321 Sector Services Product String representation "Formed in 1989 ... o the Industry." is too long. Coordinates 44.002249°, -75.983213° 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":44.002249,"lon":-75.983213,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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181

U.S. Imports from Chad - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Import Area: Period/Unit: Country: ... 51: 30: 2003-2012: Crude Oil: 77: 102: 65: 18: 49: 28: 2003-2012: Products: 1: 2: 4: 13: 1: 2: 2003-2012: Unfinished Oils ...

182

U.S. Crude Oil Imports - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

History; All Countries: 3,661,404: 3,580,694: 3,289,675: 3,362,856: 3,261,422: 3,120,755: 1910-2012: ... Crude oil includes imports for storage in the Stategic ...

183

U.S. Imports & Exports - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly Imports & Exports (Thousand Barrels per Day) Area: ... Total Crude Oil and Products: 3,391: 3,379: 3,395: 3,411: 3,427: 3,443: 1991-2013: ...

184

MediaWiki:Smw import foaf | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Message Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon MediaWiki:Smw import foaf Jump to: navigation, search http:xmlns.comfoaf0.1%7CFriend Of A Friend basednear|Type:Page...

185

Issued April 5, 2013 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

programs. Following the publication of the GAO Standards, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued to follow in implementing internal control programs. In 1995, OMB revised Circular A-123 to require internal the improvement of program effectiveness and accountability. This revision required agencies to transmit a single

186

U.S. Department of Energy Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program | Department  

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

Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program U.S. Department of Energy Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program November 5, 2008 - 4:47pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Today the U.S. Department of Energy issued an Interim Final Rule that implements the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program authorized by section 136 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). The FY09 Continuing Resolution provided DOE with funding to make up to $25 billion in direct loans to eligible applicants for the costs of reequipping, expanding, and establishing manufacturing facilities in the United States to produce advanced technology vehicles, and components for such vehicles. These vehicles must provide meaningful improvements in fuel economy performance. In the FY09 Continuing Resolution, Congress required DOE to issue to issue

187

Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity...  

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

to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Department of Energy Selects U.S. University-led Teams for 30.7 Million in Nuclear Research Grants Department of Energy Awards 3.8...

188

China energy, environment, and climate study: Background issues paper  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

power generation by renewable energy on a cost-plus basis.and capital costs higher than for other renewable energyrenewable energy technologies fell even faster than projected, costs

Sinton, Jonathan E.; Fridley, David G.; Logan, Jeffrey; Guo, Yuan; Wang, Bangcheng; Xu, Qing

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

China energy, environment, and climate study: Background issues paper  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

a net importer, with foreign oil accounting for 16 percentfor foreign participation in Chinas natural gas sector. Oil

Sinton, Jonathan E.; Fridley, David G.; Logan, Jeffrey; Guo, Yuan; Wang, Bangcheng; Xu, Qing

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

EIA - Annual Energy Outlook 2007 with Projections to 2030 - Issues in Focus  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Issues in Focus Issues in Focus Annual Energy Outlook 2007 with Projections to 2030 Issues in Focus Introduction This section of the AEO provides in-depth discussions on topics of special interest that may affect the projections, including significant changes in assumptions and recent developments in technologies for energy production, energy consumption, and energy supply. In view of recent increases in energy prices, this year’s topics include discussions of the underlying cost factors in key industries and how consumers respond to higher energy prices. The potential impacts of developing oil and natural gas resources in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), developments related to an Alaska natural gas pipeline, and key issues for the development of new nuclear and biomass-to-liquids technologies are also discussed.

191

File:03TXCEncroachmentIssues.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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TXCEncroachmentIssues.pdf TXCEncroachmentIssues.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Metadata File:03TXCEncroachmentIssues.pdf Size of this preview: 463 × 599 pixels. Other resolution: 464 × 600 pixels. Go to page 1 2 Go! next page → next page → Full resolution ‎(1,275 × 1,650 pixels, file size: 45 KB, MIME type: application/pdf, 2 pages) File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 15:18, 17 June 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 15:18, 17 June 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 2 pages (45 KB) Apalazzo (Talk | contribs) 14:09, 10 June 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 14:09, 10 June 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 2 pages (45 KB) Apalazzo (Talk | contribs) 10:07, 10 June 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 10:07, 10 June 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 2 pages (45 KB) Apalazzo (Talk | contribs)

192

Portal Newsletter Issue 4 - Home - Energy Innovation Portal  

Have you heard about the opportunities surrounding the Startup America program? Startup America is a White House initiative, working in partnership with the Energy ...

193

Senior International Energy Officials Issue Joint Statement in...  

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

a l'Energie Atomique); Minister Sanae Takaichi of Japan (Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Science and Technology Policy, Innovation, Gender...

194

Department of Energy Data Access and Privacy Issues Related To...  

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

care delivery, energy independence and efficiency, education, entrepreneurial activity, job creation and economic growth, and other national purposes. As part of this strategy,...

195

Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman Issues Statement on Clean...  

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

affordable energy supply is essential to America's continued economic growth and job creation. As we build our economic success, we must also put commonsense environmental...

196

The Portal Post Newsletter, Issue 10 - Energy Innovation ...  

Visit the new and improved Energy Innovation Portal and grow your business with ... but the dopants limit the hydrogen storage capacity in proportion ...

197

OE/ISER Releases Inaugural Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness...  

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

Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (January 2012) January 17, 2012 - 12:27pm Addthis The Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Division of the Office of...

198

NREL Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation: Issue 3 (Book)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This quarterly magazine is dedicated to stepping beyond the technical journals to reveal NREL's vital work in a real-world context for our stakeholders. Continuum provides insights into the latest and most impactful clean energy innovations, while spotlighting those talented researchers and unique facilities that make it all happen. This edition focuses on the NREL Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation.

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2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1 Issue 4 - October 2012  

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

1 1 , I S S U E 4 O C T O B E R 1 5 , 2 0 1 2 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DOE Deploys Staff in Support of Hurricane Isaac Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Deputy Assistant Secretary ISER William N. Bryan Director Infrastructure Reliability ISER Stewart Cedres Visit us at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/energy-assurance/emergency-preparedness Hurricane Isaac, the fourth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, made its first landfall on August 28th in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana and a second landfall along the coast of southeast Louisiana, just west of Port Fourchon, on August 29th. A large storm with a 50 - 60 mile-wide eye and 80 miles per hour sustained winds, Hurricane Isaac intensified

200

Selected legal and institutional issues related to Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) development  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), an attractive alternative to traditional energy sources, is still in the early stages of development. To facilitate OTEC commercialization, it is essential that a legal and institutional framework be designed now so as to resolve uncertainties related to OTEC development, primarily involving jurisdictional, regulatory, and environmental issues. The jurisdictional issues raised by OTEC use are dependent upon the site of an OTEC facility and its configuration; i.e., whether the plant is a semipermanent fixture located offshore or a migrating plant ship that provides a source of energy for industry at sea. These issues primarily involve the division of authority between the Federal Government and the individual coastal states. The regulatory issues raised are largely speculative: they involve the adaptation of existing mechanisms to OTEC operation. Finally, the environmental issues raised center around compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as well as international agreements. 288 references.

Nanda, V. P.

1979-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint Report Issued by the U.S. Secretary of Energy and the Director of the  

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

Joint Report Issued by the U.S. Secretary of Energy and the Joint Report Issued by the U.S. Secretary of Energy and the Director of the Russian Federation's Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) Joint Report Issued by the U.S. Secretary of Energy and the Director of the Russian Federation's Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) July 12, 2006 - 3:01pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel Bodman announced today that he and Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency Director Sergey Kiriyenko have submitted to Presidents Bush and Putin the third report of the Senior Interagency Working Group on implementation of the February 2005 Bratislava Checklist. "We have jointly agreed to maintain the aggressive timeline of prioritized repatriation of fresh and spent highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel and

202

Interstellar Isomers: The Importance of Bonding Energy Differences  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present strong detections of methyl cyanide, vinyl cyanide, ethyl cyanide and cyanodiacetylene molecules with the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) toward the Sgr B2(N) molecular cloud. Attempts to detect the corresponding isocyanide isomers were only successful in the case of methyl isocyanide for its J(K)=1(0)-0(0) transition, which is the first interstellar report of this line. To determine the spatial distribution of methyl isocyanide, we used archival Berkeley-Illinois-Maryland Association (BIMA) array data for the J(K)=4(K)-3(K) (K=0-3) transitions but no emission was detected. From ab initio calculations, the bonding energy difference between the cyanide and isocyanide molecules is >8500 cm^-1 (>12,000 K). That we detect methyl isocyanide emission with a single antenna (Gaussian beamsize(Omega_B)=1723 arcsec^2) but not with an interferometer (Omega_B=192 arcsec^2), strongly suggests that methyl isocyanide has a widespread spatial distribution toward the Sgr B2(N) region. Thus, large-scale, non-thermal processes in the surrounding medium may account for the conversion of methyl cyanide to methyl isocyanide while the LMH hot core, which is dominated by thermal processes, does not produce a significant amount of methyl isocyanide. Ice analog experiments by other investigators have shown that radiation bombardment of methyl cyanide can produce methyl isocyanide, thus supporting our observations. We conclude that isomers separated by such large bonding energy differences are distributed in different interstellar environments, making the evaluation of column density ratios between such isomers irrelevant unless it can be independently shown that these species are co-spatial.

Anthony J. Remijan; J. M. Hollis; F. J. Lovas; D. F. Plusquellic; P. R. Jewell

2005-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

203

China energy, environment, and climate study: Background issues paper  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Incentives needed for foreign participation in Chinas natural gasNatural gas prices need to be set to provide incentives forincentive to switch from coal to gas. A clear policy for imported pipeline and liquefied natural

Sinton, Jonathan E.; Fridley, David G.; Logan, Jeffrey; Guo, Yuan; Wang, Bangcheng; Xu, Qing

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

The Portal Post Newsletter, Issue 7 - Energy Innovation Portal ...  

Biomass and Biofuels: Wednesday, August 8th, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT; Energy Storage: Tuesday, September 18th, ... modify your password or e-mail address, ...

205

Issue: July 2010 Cheaper by the Dozen: Making Solar Energy Affordable  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Issue: July 2010 Cheaper by the Dozen: Making Solar Energy Affordable by Sean Matlis Photovoltaics Press The Swiss Army Semiconductor Manufacturer John A. Rogers: Engineering Efficient Solar Energy's not so easy. Today there's no true source of clean, cheap energy. Wind, thermal, solar -- except

Rogers, John A.

206

This paper is published as part of a Dalton Transactions themed issue on: Solar Energy Conversion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper is published as part of a Dalton Transactions themed issue on: Solar Energy Conversion and Paul King, Dalton Trans., 2009, DOI: 10.1039/b913426n Solar energy conversion in a photoelectrochemical and the optimization of solar energy conversion using DSSCs.7­9 Currently, the maximum solar conversion efficiency

207

Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025 - - Issues in Focus -  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Nuclear Power Plant Construction Costs Nuclear Power Plant Construction Costs Issues In Focus. Nuclear Power Plant Construction Costs With the improved performance of the 104 operating U.S. nuclear power plants, increases in fossil fuel prices, and concerns about global warming, interest in building new nuclear power plants has increased. Because no nuclear plants have been ordered in the United States in nearly three decades, the costs of a new plant are uncertain. To assess the economics of building new nuclear power plants, EIA conducted a series of workshops and seminars focusing on key factors that affect the economics of nuclear power—primarily, the cost of building power plants and the financial risks of constructing and operating them. History of Nuclear Power Construction Costs

208

Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

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

Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs March 11, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development. Infrastructure includes equipment and instrumentation for research reactors and other nuclear science and engineering laboratories and facilities. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our continued

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Department of Energy Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear-Related  

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

Issues Requests for Applications for Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear-Related Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Department of Energy Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear-Related Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships March 12, 2010 - 12:37pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The Department of Energy today issued two Request for Applications (RFA) for scholarships and fellowships as part of its efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. The Department's Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) will provide approximately $5 million for scholarships and fellowships for students enrolled in two-year, four-year and graduate engineering and science programs related to nuclear energy at accredited U.S. universities

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Light-Duty Diesel Vehicles: Market Issues and Potential Energy and Emissions Impacts  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2 2 Light-Duty Diesel Vehicles: Market Issues and Potential Energy and Emissions Impacts January 2009 Energy Information Administration Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This report was prepared by the Energy Information Administration, the independent statistical and analytical agency within the Department of Energy. Unless referenced otherwise, the information contained herein should be attributed to the Energy Information Administration and should not be construed as advocating or reflecting any policy position of the Department of Energy or any other organization. Service Reports are prepared by the Energy Information Administration upon special request and are based on assumptions specified by the requester.

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China energy, environment, and climate study: Background issues paper  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

natural gas (CNG), which some coastal areas of China are considering importing for power generationnatural gas, LNG, or light oil have many advantages over coal-fired electric power generation.power generation in China, new policies and regulations would need to be adopted. Natural gas

Sinton, Jonathan E.; Fridley, David G.; Logan, Jeffrey; Guo, Yuan; Wang, Bangcheng; Xu, Qing

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolving the Nation's Energy Infrastructure: A Challenging System Issue for the Twenty-First Century; Preprint  

SciTech Connect

Over the next several decades, a profound transformation of the global energy enterprise will occur driven largely by population growth and economic development. How this growing demand for energy is met poses one of the most complex and challenging issues of our time. The current national energy dialogue reflects the challenge in simultaneously considering the social, political, economic, and technical issues as the energy system is defined, technical targets are established, and programs and investments are implemented to meet those technical targets. This paper examines the general concepts and options for meeting this challenge.

Garrett, B.

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Legal and regulatory issues affecting the aquifer thermal energy storage concept  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A number of legal and regulatory issus that potentially can affect implementation of the Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) concept are examined. This concept involves the storage of thermal energy in an underground aquifer until a later date when it can be effectively utilized. Either heat energy or chill can be stored. Potential end uses of the energy include district space heating and cooling, industrial process applications, and use in agriculture or aquaculture. Issues are examined in four categories: regulatory requirements, property rights, potential liability, and issues related to heat or chill delivery.

Hendrickson, P.L.

1980-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutronics issues and inertial fusion energy: a summary of findings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have analyzed and compared five major inertial fusion energy (IFE) and two representative magnetic fusion energy (MFE) power plant designs for their environment, safety, and health (ES&H) characteristics. Our work has focussed upon the neutronics of each of the designs and the resulting radiological hazard indices. The calculation of a consistent set of hazard indices allows comparisons to be made between the designs. Such comparisons enable identification of trends in fusion ES&H characteristics and may be used to increase the likelihood of fusion achieving its full potential with respect to ES&H characteristics. The present work summarizes our findings and conclusions. This work emphasizes the need for more research in low-activation materials and for the experimental measurement of radionuclide release fractions under accident conditions.

Latkowski, J. F., LLNL

1998-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Opportunity  

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

Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Infrastructure U.S. Department of Energy Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Infrastructure February 28, 2011 - 5:02pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced two new fiscal year (FY) 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP), DOE will provide up to $13.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation, although this funding estimate may be

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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Issues Call for Proposals (CFP) for Nuclear  

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

(DOE) Issues Call for Proposals (CFP) for (DOE) Issues Call for Proposals (CFP) for Nuclear Energy Program Supporting (PS) and Mission Supporting (MS) Research and Development (R&D) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Issues Call for Proposals (CFP) for Nuclear Energy Program Supporting (PS) and Mission Supporting (MS) Research and Development (R&D) February 14, 2011 - 2:50pm Addthis On February 14, 2011, the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), through its Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP), invited 85 universities who provided 245 pre-applications to submit full proposals for PS and MS R&D. This solicitation is open only to those who previously participated in the Request for Pre-Applications (RPA) process. Background: DOE's NEUP previously received 766 pre-applications from 105 U.S. universities in the areas of Fuel Cycle (FC) R&D, Reactor Concepts

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Energy Department Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Operation of its  

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Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Operation of its Pacific Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Operation of its Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington News Featured Articles Science Headlines 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 Presentations & Testimony News Archives Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 10.25.07 Energy Department Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Operation of its Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for prospective contractors who are interested in competing on a full and open basis to manage and operate DOE's Pacific

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Wind Energy Integration in New Zealand Issue 1, Final  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The New Zealand energy sector continues to change, creating both challenges and opportunities. New wind generation proposals are being announced at an accelerating rate. As wind generation becomes an increasing part of the total generation mix, the intermittent nature of wind leads to new system management challenges and the possible need for paradigm changes in both expectations of developers and expectations of current industry participants. This publication helps us to look ahead and consider an electricity supply system with a different mix of generation. It is not intended to be conclusive, but provides some guidance at this early stage. It is a first step, with further work planned in a co-ordinated effort with the Electricity Commission, the System Operator (Transpower), and others. It is hoped that the contents will stimulate comment and discussion. You are encouraged to provide feedback on the documents contents.

Albert De Geest; Liz Yeaman

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of integration issues to realize the market potential of OTEC energy in the aluminum industry. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The various integration issues are studied which must be considered to realize the market potential for the use of OTEC by the aluminum industry. The chloride reduction process has been identified as an attractive candidate for use with OTEC systems, and drained-cathode Hall cells and two alternative chloride reduction processes are considered. OTEC power system and plantships for the different processes are described. Aluminum industry characteristics important for OTEC considerations are given, including economic models and case history analyses. Appended are supporting cost estimates and energy bridge concepts for getting OTEC energy to shore. (LEW)

Jones, M.S. Jr.; Thiagarajan, V.; Sathyanarayana, K.; Markel, A.L.; Snyder, J.E. III; Sprouse, A.M.; Leshaw, D.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form...  

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

OMB No. 1901-0294 U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7312016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours MonthYear: Importer...

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Identification of energy and environmental issues in the South: views of officials from selected state agencies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is a compilation of energy and environmental issues identified by state and regional agencies in 14 southern states. The issues will be considered for inclusion in future energy technology assessments being planned by the Office of Technology Impacts, Department of Energy. In order to ensure that the planned assessments will be useful to state and regional agencies as well as to the Federal sponsoring agencies, ORNL has contacted energy and environmental agencies in the southern region and solicited their input into the planning of these assessments. In all, 166 persons representing 65 state and regional agencies in 14 states were visited by ORNL personnel in order to collect information for this report. This report contains a listing of selected issues that might be included in planned national assessments for coal, petroleum and natural gas, nuclear, geothermal/geopressure, and solar energy. The issues identified are not intended to be exhaustive. Rather they represent a cross section of current key issues identified by representatives of energy and environmental agencies contacted in the region.

Boercker, F. D.; Davis, R. M.

1978-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The South China Sea is an important world energy trade route ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... years. Moreover, Japan has increased its LNG imports to replace the energy lost from nuclear power outages following the Fukushima crisis.

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Importance of Swedish Cogeneration Plants for the Domestic Energy System and the North European Power Exchange.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This report examines Swedish cogeneration importance for the domestic energy system and for the North European power exchange. Carbon dioxide emissions and generation cost of (more)

Virk, Mubashir

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low-Carbon Growth Planning: Issues & Challenges | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Low-Carbon Growth Planning: Issues & Challenges Low-Carbon Growth Planning: Issues & Challenges Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Low-Carbon Growth Planning: Issues & Challenges Agency/Company /Organization: Energy Sector Management Assistance Program of the World Bank Sector: Energy, Land Topics: Low emission development planning Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices, Presentation Website: www.esmap.org/esmap/node/788 References: Low-Carbon Growth Planning: Issues & Challenges[1] Initiative Background "Initiative of the ClimateWorks Foundation, a global, non-profit philanthropic foundation headquartered in San Francisco, California with a network of affiliated foundations in China, India, the U.S., and the European Union Launched in May 2008 to provide analytical and policy support for

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Energy Secretary Bodman in Turkey to Highlight Importance of Expanding Oil  

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in Turkey to Highlight Importance of in Turkey to Highlight Importance of Expanding Oil and Gas Supply and Infrastructure Energy Secretary Bodman in Turkey to Highlight Importance of Expanding Oil and Gas Supply and Infrastructure November 16, 2007 - 4:31pm Addthis ISTANBUL, TURKEY - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today highlighted the significance of improving U.S.-Turkish business relationships, enhancing investment opportunities in the energy sector, and increasing the diversity of energy supply, suppliers and transportation routes to improve energy security and promote economic growth. "Turkey is an important energy gateway between the East and the West," Secretary Bodman said. "Fostering an environment that promotes investment opportunities as well as diversity of energy supply and suppliers through

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The Department of Energy's $12.2 Billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant - Quality Assurance Issues  

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The Department of Energy's $12.2 Billion The Department of Energy's $12.2 Billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant - Quality Assurance Issues - Black Cell Vessels DOE/IG-0863 April 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 25, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's $12.2 Billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant - Quality Assurance Issues - Black Cell Vessels" INTRODUCTION The Office of Inspector General received allegations concerning aspects of the quality assurance program at the Department of Energy's $12.2 billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant

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Central unresolved issues in thermal energy storage for building heating and cooling  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document explores the frontier of the rapidly expanding field of thermal energy storage, investigates unresolved issues, outlines research aimed at finding solutions, and suggests avenues meriting future research. Issues related to applications include value-based ranking of storage concepts, temperature constraints, consistency of assumptions, nomenclature and taxonomy, and screening criteria for materials. Issues related to technologies include assessing seasonal storage concepts, diurnal coolness storage, selection of hot-side storage concepts for cooling-only systems, phase-change storage in building materials, freeze protection for solar water heating systems, and justification of phase-change storage for active solar space heating.

Swet, C.J.; Baylin, F.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports | Department of Energy  

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Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports January 26, 2012 - 11:14am Addthis Matthew Loveless Matthew Loveless Data Integration Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Over the next 33 years, the Energy Information Administration expect domestic natural gas production to increase to 28 trillion cubic feet per year, contributing to a decline in U.S. reliance on imported crude oil. During the State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Obama spoke of the importance of reducing our reliance on imported oil by increasing domestic energy production. As the U.S. has only 2 percent of the world's oil reserves, natural gas and renewable energy production will play an important role in reducing our net oil imports.

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Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports | Department of Energy  

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

Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports Natural Gas Production and U.S. Oil Imports January 26, 2012 - 11:14am Addthis Matthew Loveless Matthew Loveless Data Integration Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Over the next 33 years, the Energy Information Administration expect domestic natural gas production to increase to 28 trillion cubic feet per year, contributing to a decline in U.S. reliance on imported crude oil. During the State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Obama spoke of the importance of reducing our reliance on imported oil by increasing domestic energy production. As the U.S. has only 2 percent of the world's oil reserves, natural gas and renewable energy production will play an important role in reducing our net oil imports.

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Identifying and Resolving Issues in EnergyPlus and DOE-2 Window Heat Transfer Calculations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Issues in building energy software accuracy are often identified by comparative, analytical, and empirical testing as delineated in the BESTEST methodology. As described in this report, window-related discrepancies in heating energy predictions were identified through comparative testing of EnergyPlus and DOE-2. Multiple causes for discrepancies were identified, and software fixes are recommended to better align the models with the intended algorithms and underlying test data.

Booten, C.; Kruis, N.; Christensen, C.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of survey data on the importance of energy efficiency to new home buyers  

SciTech Connect

The surveys reviewed for this report support the notion that the Council's model conservation standards will be received reasonably well and can be successfully marketed. A number of subtopics are addressed including the home purchase process and the role of energy efficiency considerations in the process, the importance of energy efficiency considerations in the decision to purchase a new home, the relative importance of energy efficiency in comparison to other home selection attributes, homeowner preferences for particular energy efficiency features, and measures of the willingness to pay for energy efficiency improvements.

Hendrickson, P.L.

1984-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting the Energy Output of Wind Farms Based on Weather Data: Important Variables and their Correlation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wind energy plays an increasing role in the supply of energy world-wide. The energy output of a wind farm is highly dependent on the weather condition present at the wind farm. If the output can be predicted more accurately, energy suppliers can coordinate the collaborative production of different energy sources more efficiently to avoid costly overproductions. With this paper, we take a computer science perspective on energy prediction based on weather data and analyze the important parameters as well as their correlation on the energy output. To deal with the interaction of the different parameters we use symbolic regression based on the genetic programming tool DataModeler. Our studies are carried out on publicly available weather and energy data for a wind farm in Australia. We reveal the correlation of the different variables for the energy output. The model obtained for energy prediction gives a very reliable prediction of the energy output for newly given weather data.

Vladislavleva, Katya; Neumann, Frank; Wagner, Markus

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U.S.  

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

Research and Development Proposals Research and Development Proposals Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals October 9, 2009 - 1:20pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a new Request for Pre-Applications for universities interested in conducting cutting-edge nuclear energy research and development (R&D). "Nuclear energy is our largest source of carbon free energy and must play a major role as we face the threat of climate change and transition to a thriving clean energy economy," said Secretary Chu. "This announcement reflects a strong partnership with our great research institutions to ensure that America remains on the cutting edge of nuclear energy research

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Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U.S.  

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

Request for Pre-Applications to U.S. Request for Pre-Applications to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals October 9, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a new Request for Pre-Applications for universities interested in conducting cutting-edge nuclear energy research and development (R&D). "Nuclear energy is our largest source of carbon free energy and must play a major role as we face the threat of climate change and transition to a thriving clean energy economy," said Secretary Chu. "This announcement reflects a strong partnership with our great research institutions to

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Geothermal energy technology: issues, R and D needs, and cooperative arrangements  

SciTech Connect

In 1986, the National Research Council, through its Energy Engineering Board, formed the Committee on Geothermal Energy Technology. The committee's study addressed major issues in geothermal energy technology, made recommendations for research and development, and considered cooperative arrangements among government, industry, and universities to facilitate RandD under current severe budget constraints. The report addresses four types of geothermal energy: hydrothermal, geopressured, hot dry rock, and magma systems. Hydrothermal systems are the only type that are now economically competitive commercially. Further technology development by the Department of Energy could make the uneconomical hydrothermal resources commercially attractive to the industry. The economics are more uncertain for the longer-term technologies for extracting energy from geopressured, hot dry rock, and magma systems. For some sites, the cost of energy derived from geopressured and hot dry rock systems is projected within a commercially competitive range. The use of magma energy is too far in the future to make reasonable economic calculations.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal energy technology: issues, R and D needs, and cooperative arrangements  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 1986, the National Research Council, through its Energy Engineering Board, formed the Committee on Geothermal Energy Technology. The committee's study addressed major issues in geothermal energy technology, made recommendations for research and development, and considered cooperative arrangements among government, industry, and universities to facilitate RandD under current severe budget constraints. The report addresses four types of geothermal energy: hydrothermal, geopressured, hot dry rock, and magma systems. Hydrothermal systems are the only type that are now economically competitive commercially. Further technology development by the Department of Energy could make the uneconomical hydrothermal resources commercially attractive to the industry. The economics are more uncertain for the longer-term technologies for extracting energy from geopressured, hot dry rock, and magma systems. For some sites, the cost of energy derived from geopressured and hot dry rock systems is projected within a commercially competitive range. The use of magma energy is too far in the future to make reasonable economic calculations.

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1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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As OPEC Ministers Meet, Secretary Chu Stresses the Importance of Energy  

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

As OPEC Ministers Meet, Secretary Chu Stresses the Importance of As OPEC Ministers Meet, Secretary Chu Stresses the Importance of Energy Independence As OPEC Ministers Meet, Secretary Chu Stresses the Importance of Energy Independence March 15, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - As OPEC ministers held a meeting in Vienna Sunday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu again stressed the need for energy independence and called for global cooperation on energy, economic and climate challenges. "While OPEC's actions are just one factor among many that go into the market price of oil, I'm pleased that there won't be further production cuts -- which could help to avoid oil price volatility," Secretary Chu said. "However, I continue to believe that we should stay focused on what our country can do to become energy independent -- ending our dependence on

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Health, safety and environmental issues relating to cadmium usage in photovoltaic energy systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper discusses the current technology base and hazards associated with two promising thin-film photovoltaic cells that contain cadmium compounds -- cadmium telluride (CdTe) and copper indium diselenide (CuInSe{sub 2}). More specifically, this paper summarizes the toxicological information on cadmium (Cd) compounds; evaluates potential health, safety and environmental hazards associated with cadmium usage in the photovoltaics industry; describes regulatory requirements associated with the use, handling and disposal of cadmium compounds; and lists management options to permit the safe and continued use of these materials. Handling of cadmium in photovoltaic production can present hazards to health, safety and the environment. Prior recognition of these hazards can allow device manufacturers and regulators to implement appropriate and readily available hazard management strategies. Hazards associated with product use (i.e., array fires) and disposal remain controversial and partially unresolved. The most likely effects that could be expected would be those associated with chronic low-level exposures to cadmium wastes. Because of the general immobility of the cadmium present in these devices and availability of environmental and biomonitoring protocols, chronic hazards can be monitored, and remediated if necessary. Nevertheless, concern about cadmium hazards should continue to be emphasized to ensure that health, safety and environmental issues are properly managed. At the same time, the potential role that these systems can play in ameliorating some important health and environmental hazards related to other energy systems should not be ignored. 27 refs., 5 figs., 2 tabs.

Moskowitz, P.D.; Fthenakis, V.M. (Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (USA)); Zweibel, K. (Solar Energy Research Inst., Golden, CO (USA))

1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear-Related  

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

Requests for Applications for Requests for Applications for Nuclear-Related Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Department of Energy Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear-Related Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships March 12, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - The Department of Energy today issued two Request for Applications (RFA) for scholarships and fellowships as part of its efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. The Department's Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) will provide approximately $5 million for scholarships and fellowships for students enrolled in two-year, four-year and graduate engineering and science programs related to nuclear energy at accredited U.S. universities

240

Department of Energy Issues Final Request for Proposals for Savannah River  

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

Issues Final Request for Proposals for Issues Final Request for Proposals for Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Contract Department of Energy Issues Final Request for Proposals for Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Contract September 13, 2007 - 2:33pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the release of a final Request for Proposals (RFP) for the competitive selection of a Liquid Waste (LW) contractor for the Savannah River Site (SRS). The resulting contract is expected to be approximately $3 billion over six years with an option for a two year extension. The fee for the LW contract is up to ten percent. The primary facilities related to this procurement include liquid radioactive waste tank farms, the Defense Waste Processing Facility, the saltstone facility, and potential operation of the Salt Waste Processing

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DATA ACCESS AND PRIVACY ISSUES RELATED TO SMART GRID  

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

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DATA ACCESS AND PRIVACY ISSUES RELATED TO SMART GRID TECHNOLOGIES October 5, 2010 i TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.................................................................... 1 Overview of Data Access and Privacy Concerns ....................................................................... 2 Summary of Recommendations .................................................................................................. 3 KEY FINDINGS ............................................................................................................................. 4 Consumer education and flexibility in both technology and pace of deployment will be critical to the long-term success of Smart Grid technologies. ................................................................ 7

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COAL PRODUCTION ISSUES TO BE STUDIED The National Commission on Energy Policy has recently commenced a  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

COAL PRODUCTION ISSUES TO BE STUDIED The National Commission on Energy Policy has recently commenced a study on the challenges for expanded coal production in the United States, according to Sasha Mackler, Research Director of the Commission. Given its relative abundance in the United States, coal

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Department of Energy Issues FY 2012 Request for Pre-Applications from U.S.  

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

Request for Pre-Applications Request for Pre-Applications from U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals Department of Energy Issues FY 2012 Request for Pre-Applications from U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals September 28, 2011 - 2:09pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that its Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) is now accepting pre-applications from universities interested in conducting nuclear energy research and development (R&D) projects to be funded in fiscal year (FY) 2012. Through NEUP, the Department is working to leverage the research and development capabilities of American universities and colleges to enhance U.S. leadership in the global nuclear energy industry and to ensure that

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Energy Department Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Operation of its  

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

Draft Request for Proposals for Operation Draft Request for Proposals for Operation of its Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington Energy Department Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Operation of its Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington October 25, 2007 - 3:45pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for prospective contractors who are interested in competing on a full and open basis to manage and operate DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). PNNL is a world-class multi-program national laboratory located in Richland, Washington, whose mission is to deliver science-based solutions for the nation's energy, environmental, and security needs. The draft RFP's Statement of Work highlights the type of work being

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Evaluating the economic costs, benefits and tradeoffs of dedicated biomass energy systems: The importance of scale  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The economic and environmental costs, benefits and tradeoffs of bioenergy from dedicated biomass energy systems must be addressed in the context of the scale of interest. At different scales there are different economic and environmental features and processes to consider. The depth of our understanding of the processes and features that influence the potential of energy crops also varies with scale as do the quality and kinds of data that are needed and available. Finally, the appropriate models to use for predicting economic and environmental impacts change with the scale of the questions. This paper explores these issues at three scales - the individual firm, the community, and the nation.

Graham, R.L.; Walsh, M.E.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional Mock-Up Unit Import in EnergyPlus For Co-Simulation  

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Functional Mock-Up Unit Import in EnergyPlus For Co-Simulation Functional Mock-Up Unit Import in EnergyPlus For Co-Simulation Title Functional Mock-Up Unit Import in EnergyPlus For Co-Simulation Publication Type Conference Proceedings LBNL Report Number LBNL-6413E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Nouidui, Thierry Stephane, Michael Wetter, and Wangda Zuo Conference Name 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Date Published 08/2013 Conference Location Chambery, France Abstract This paper describes how to use the recently implemented Functional Mock-up Unit (FMU) for co-simulation import interface in EnergyPlus to link EnergyPlus with simulation tools packaged as FMUs. The interface complies with the Functional Mock-up Interface (FMI) for co-simulation standard version 1.0, which is an open standard designed to enable links between different simulation tools that are packaged as FMUs. This article starts with an introduction of the FMI and FMU concepts. We then discuss the implementation of the FMU import interface in EnergyPlus. After that, we present two use cases. The first use case is to model a HVAC system in Modelica, export it as an FMU, and link it to a room model in EnergyPlus. The second use case is an extension of the first case where a shading controller is modeled in Modelica, exported as an FMU, and used in the EnergyPlus room model to control the shading device of one of its windows. In both cases, the FMUs are imported into EnergyPlus which models the building envelope and manages the data-exchange between the envelope and the systems in the FMUs during run-time.

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

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

Announcement to Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs March 11, 2009 - 1:54pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development. Infrastructure includes equipment and instrumentation for research reactors and other nuclear science and engineering laboratories and facilities. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our continued commitment to support educational institutions essential to ensure the

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

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

Announcement to Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs March 11, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development. Infrastructure includes equipment and instrumentation for research reactors and other nuclear science and engineering laboratories and facilities. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our continued commitment to support educational institutions essential to ensure the

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

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

Science and Engineering Fellowships and Science and Engineering Fellowships and Scholarships Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Science and Engineering Fellowships and Scholarships April 3, 2009 - 1:52pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to provide approximately $2.4 million in university nuclear science and engineering fellowships and scholarships. Over 100 scholarships and 10 fellowships are expected to be awarded to U.S. students through this FOA. Undergraduates will receive scholarships that average $5,000 per year. The maximum award for fellowships is anticipated to be $50,000 per year over three years. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our commitment to

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California renewable energy policy and implementation issues: An overview of recent regulatory and legislative action  

SciTech Connect

This paper has three primary goals: (1) to provide a brief account of recent events in California renewables policy; (2) to outline the California State Legislature`s ultimate decision on renewable energy policy; and (3) to aid other states in their efforts with renewables policy by summarizing some of the key implementation issues and political conflicts that may occur when crafting some of the potential threats and opportunities that electricity restructuring presents to the development of renewable energy. We then outline the renewables policy debate in California since the California Public Utility Commission`s ``Blue Book``, including both regulatory and legislative developments. We also provide some insight into the minimum renewables purchase requirement (MRPR) versus surcharge-based renewables policy debate in California. Finally, we identify and discuss key renewables policy implementation issues that have driven the dialogue and recent decisions in California`s renewables policy.

Wiser, R.; Pickle, S.; Goldman, C.

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Issues Guidance for "Other Transactions" | Department of Energy  

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

Guidance for "Other Transactions" Guidance for "Other Transactions" DOE Issues Guidance for "Other Transactions" November 15, 2005 - 12:42pm Addthis Provides Opportunity for Increased Industry Research Partnerships WASHINGTON, DC - On November 7, 2005, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued an interim final rule for the establishment of policies and procedures for a new "other transaction" authority. This authority allows DOE to remove barriers to commercial firms' participation in some of DOE's research programs, thus increasing opportunities for government-industry partnerships and private sector investment in the advancement of new technology. "This authority will increase and diversify the types of companies collaborating with the Department of Energy on scientific research,"

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The outlook for natural gas imports: Supporting analysis for the National Energy Strategy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Net imports of natural gas increased by about 4.5 percent in 1989 to almost 1.3 trillion cubic feet, the highest level ever recorded. Most of this gas came from Canada, but liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports reached a level unseen since 1983. The increase in pipeline imports from Canada continued a trend begun in 1987 and 1988. Import volumes as a share of consumption have increased somewhat erratically, but over the last 3 years, they are at the highest relative level in history with the exception of 1979. This study documents analysis undertaken in support of the National Energy Strategy Study, and focuses on an evaluation of the: Potential flow of pipeline imports into the United States, given a favorable environment, and potential flow of LNG imports into the United States, recognizing the various factors that influence the level of LNG imports into this country. Analysis of natural gas import potential was developed for two National Energy Strategy scenarios: the Reference case and the Expanded LNG Import Capacity case. Pipeline imports are invariant between the two cases, because the chief determining factor over the extended projection period is the expected volume and attributes of the recoverable resource base for either Canada or Mexico. The flow of LNG imports into the United States varies between the two cases in the period after 2010. Projected LNG imports increase through 2010 with reactivation of existing import facilities and capacity expansion at those sites. Higher rates of flow thereafter are achieved only with additional LNG facilities constructed on sites other than those with currently existing facilities. The rate of new construction differs, reflecting the variation in optimism regarding the likelihood of these facilities being built and differences in the level of gas prices in each case. 5 figs., 15 tabs.

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1991-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Research at UC Santa Barbara Energy is one of the most important challenges of the century. Energy research at the University of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Research at UC Santa Barbara Energy is one of the most important challenges of the century. Energy research at the University of California Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara) is largely focused on developing new technologies that increase energy efficiency, thereby reducing energy consumption. UC Santa

Akhmedov, Azer

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Perennial grasses for energy and conservation: Evaluating some ecological agricultural, and economic issues  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Perennial prairie grasses offer many advantages to the developing biofuels industry. High yielding varieties of native prairie grasses such as switchgrass, which combine lower levels of nutrient demand, diverse geographical growing range, high net energy yields and high soil and water conservation potential indicate that these grasses could and should supplement annual row crops such as corn in developing alternative fuels markets. Favorable net energy returns, increased soil erosion prevention, and a geographically diverse land base that can incorporate energy grasses into conventional farm practices will provide direct benefits to local and regional farm economies and lead to accelerated commercialization of conversion technologies. Displacement of row crops with perennial grasses will have major agricultural, economic, sociologic and cross-market implications. Thus, perennial grass production for biofuels offers significant economic advantages to a national energy strategy which considers both agricultural and environmental issues.

Downing, M.; Walsh, M.; McLaughlin, S.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Transportation, Continuum Magazine, Fall 2013 / Issue 5 (Book), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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L L L 2 0 1 3 / I S S U E 5 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. NREL.GOV/CONTINUUM S U S T A I N A B L E T R A N S P O R T A T I O N 2 Continuum DAN SAYS TRANSFORMING TRANSPORTATION This issue of Continuum focuses on our contributions toward creating a sustainable transportation system-from developing more efficient electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to inventing technologies and processes for producing biofuel alternatives to gasoline, diesel, and even jet fuel. In some ways, the challenges we face in transforming our nation's vehicle

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R&D Issues in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) leads the federal government's research, development, and deployment (RD&D) efforts to provide reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound energy for America's future. EERE's role is to invest in high-risk, high-value research and development that is critical to the Nation's energy future and would not be sufficiently conducted by the private sector acting on its own. EERE also works with stakeholders to develop programs and policies to facilitate the deployment of advanced clean energy technologies and practices.

Baldwin, S.

2003-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - Emerging Issues for Fossil Energy and Water--062706 FINAL NO Tracked Changes.doc  

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06 06 Emerging Issues for Fossil Energy and Water DOE/NETL-2006/1233 Investigation of Water Issues Related to Coal Mining, Coal to Liquids, Oil Shale, and Carbon Capture and Sequestration 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

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Could a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? | Department of Energy  

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

a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? Could a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? June 21, 2011 - 11:37am Addthis A view of Aspergillus niger with the fungus’ DNA highlighted in green | Photo Courtesy of: PNNL. A view of Aspergillus niger with the fungus' DNA highlighted in green | Photo Courtesy of: PNNL. Ben Squires Analyst, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? The Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are working to harness the natural process that spoils fruits and vegetables as a way to make fuel and other petroleum substitutes from the parts of plants that we can't eat. The genetic bases of the behaviors and abilities of these two industrially relevant fungal strains will allow researchers to exploit

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Could a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? | Department of Energy  

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

Could a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? Could a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? Could a Common Household Fungus Reduce Oil Imports? June 21, 2011 - 11:37am Addthis A view of Aspergillus niger with the fungus’ DNA highlighted in green | Photo Courtesy of: PNNL. A view of Aspergillus niger with the fungus' DNA highlighted in green | Photo Courtesy of: PNNL. Ben Squires Analyst, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? The Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are working to harness the natural process that spoils fruits and vegetables as a way to make fuel and other petroleum substitutes from the parts of plants that we can't eat. The genetic bases of the behaviors and abilities of these two industrially relevant fungal strains will allow researchers to exploit

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EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release - Today in Energy - U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Financial market analysis and financial ... tempered by appliance and lighting ... falls from 83 percent of total U.S. energy demand in 2010 to 77 ...

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Study: Algae Could Replace 17% of U.S. Oil Imports | Department of Energy  

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Study: Algae Could Replace 17% of U.S. Oil Imports Study: Algae Could Replace 17% of U.S. Oil Imports Study: Algae Could Replace 17% of U.S. Oil Imports April 13, 2011 - 6:30pm Addthis Algae samples back at the NREL lab, ready to be analyzed and run through the Fluorescent-Activated Cell Sorter, or FACS, which separates the cells. | Credit: NREL Staff Photographer Dennis Schroeder. Algae samples back at the NREL lab, ready to be analyzed and run through the Fluorescent-Activated Cell Sorter, or FACS, which separates the cells. | Credit: NREL Staff Photographer Dennis Schroeder. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Every day, the United States spends about $1 billion to import foreign oil, money that we could be investing in American energy and the American economy. President Obama recently announced an ambitious but achievable

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U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R  

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

Energy Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7/31/2016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours Month/Year:_______________ Exporter (Authorization Holder):____________________________________________________________________ E-Mail Address:_____________________________ Address:___________________________________________________________ Preparer of Report:__________________________ Telephone No.:_____________________ FAX No.:_____________________ Gas Sales Made Pursuant to DOE Opinion and Order No.________, under FE Docket No._______________. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) Country of Destination Point of EXIT from U.S. Volume (Mcf at U.S. Border) Avg. Price at U.S. Border (U.S.$/MMBtu) Supplier(s) Foreign Pipeline at U.S. Border Point U.S. Pipeline at U.S. Border Point

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Importance of Measurement: The Impact of Power Quality in Energy Efficiency  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

To implement sustainable and green initiatives in a building it is vital to have a means of measuring and verifying its performance. This is done by the introduction of intelligent utility and energy metering to the facility that would become its eyes and ears. The principle is you cannot control what you cannot measure. Looking closer at the power side, the inefficiencies caused by power quality issues such as power factor and harmonics have often been easily overlooked due to the traditional focus on equipment performance optimisation, rather than on the quality of power which is essential for the operation of any electrical equipment. This paper analyses power factor and harmonics problem areas and offers practical approaches for improvements.

Qazi, T.; Roy, S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detector Noise Susceptibility Issues for the Future Generation of High Energy Physics Experiments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The front-end electronics (FEE) noise characterization to electromagnetic interference and the compatibility of the different subsystems are important topics to consider for the LHC calorimeter upgrades. A new power distribution scheme based on switching power converters is under study and will define a noticeable noise source very close to the detector's FEE. Knowledge and experience with both FFE noise and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) issues from previous detectors are important conditions to guarantee the design goals and the good functionality of the upgraded LHC detectors. This paper shows an overview of the noise susceptibility studies performed in different CMS subdetectors. The impact of different FEE topologies in the final sensitivity to electromagnetic interference of the subsystem is analyzed and design recommendations are presented to increase the EMC of the detectors to the future challenging power distribution topologies.

Arteche, F.; Esteban, C.; Iglesias, M.; /Zaragoza, ITA; Rivetta, C.; /SLAC; Arcega, F.J.; /Zaragoza U.

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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DOEs Response to Energy Water Availability & Quality Issues  

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Power Plant Water Management Power Plant Water Management R&D Program - Responding to Emerging Issues 8 th Electric Utilities Environmental Conference Tucson, AZ January 24-26, 2005 Jeff Hoffmann, Tom Feeley and Barbara Carney US Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory EUEC 2005 Three Things Power Plants Require 1) Access to transmission lines 2) Available fuel, e.g., coal or natural gas 3) Water EUEC 2005 Water and Electricity Are Inextricably Linked * Each kilowatt-hour of electricity requires on average about 25 gallons of water to produce. * Therefore, we may use almost 3 times as much water turning on lights and running appliances as we do taking showers and watering lawns. 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 Home Electricity Use Home Water Use Residential Freshwater Use (Gallons/person/day)

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Social issues and energy alternatives: the context of conflict over nuclear waste. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The perceived risks and benefits of electric power alternatives were used to explore the context of attitudes toward nuclear power. Supporters and opponents of nuclear power responded to thirty-three items which referred to five categories of energy issue: the production potential of electric, risks of those technologies, power generation technologies, energy conservation, comparisons of risks among technologies and comparisons between risks and benefits of each technology. The results are summarized. The nuclear supporters studied here do favor nuclear power. However, they believe that there are limited prospects for contributions from solar, wind and hydroelectric technologies. They also believe that there are serious disadvantages to conservation. Nuclear opponents, on the other hand, disagree that there are such limited prospects for solar and wind, although they are neutral on the prospects for increased hydro capacity. They also do not believe that conservation necessarily poses serious adverse consequences either for themselves or others.

Lindell, M.K.; Earle, T.C.; Perry, R.W.

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Issues Final Request for Proposals for Savannah River  

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

Final Request for Proposals for Final Request for Proposals for Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Contract Department of Energy Issues Final Request for Proposals for Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Contract September 13, 2007 - 2:33pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the release of a final Request for Proposals (RFP) for the competitive selection of a Liquid Waste (LW) contractor for the Savannah River Site (SRS). The resulting contract is expected to be approximately $3 billion over six years with an option for a two year extension. The fee for the LW contract is up to ten percent. The primary facilities related to this procurement include liquid radioactive waste tank farms, the Defense Waste Processing Facility, the saltstone facility, and potential operation of the Salt Waste Processing

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Using input-output techniques to address economic and energy issues in Malaysia  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and gas: Can the result be interpreted as a change in kWh demand? (relative change) Import matrix and natural gas? · Which sectoral splits could be relevant for energy analyses? · Is it possible to identify). · First step is the extension of row dimension by one : The new row 67 is natural gas and rox 66

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Evolving the Nation's Energy Infrastructure: A Challenging System Issue for the Twenty-First Century; Preprint  

SciTech Connect

Over the next several decades, a profound transformation of the global energy enterprise will occur driven largely by population growth and economic development. How this growing demand for energy is met poses one of the most complex and challenging issues of our time. The current national energy dialogue reflects the challenge in simultaneously considering the social, political, economic, and technical issues as the energy system is defined, technical targets are established, and programs and investments are implemented to meet those technical targets. This paper examines the general concepts and options for meeting this challenge.

Garrett, B.

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025 - Issues in Focus - The  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

The Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit The Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit Issues In Focus. The Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit In the late 1970s and early 1980s, environmental and energy security concerns were addressed at the Federal level by several key pieces of energy legislation. Among them, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), P.L. 95-617, required regulated power utilities to purchase alternative electricity generation from qualified generating facilities, including small-scale renewable generators; and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC), P.L. 95-618, part of the Energy Tax Act of 1978, provided a 10-percent Federal tax credit on new investment in capital-intensive wind and solar generation technologies [85]. The Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT) included a provision that addresses problems with the ITC—specifically, the lack of incentives for operation of wind facilities. EPACT introduced the Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC), a credit based on annual production of electricity from wind and some biomass resources. The initial tax credit of 1.5 cents per kilowatthour (1992 dollars) for the first 10 years of output from plants entering service by December 31, 1999, has been adjusted for inflation and is currently valued at 1.8 cents per kilowatthour (2002 dollars) [86, 87].

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Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) of Residential Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency Programs: Issues and Recommendations  

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Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) of Residential Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency Programs: Issues and Recommendations Customer Information and Behavior Working Group Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification Working Group May 2012 DOE/EE-0734 The State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network is a state and local effort facilitated by the federal government that helps states, utilities, and other local stakeholders take energy efficiency to scale and achieve all cost-effective energy efficiency by 2020. Learn more at www.seeaction.energy.gov May 2012 www.seeaction.energy.gov ii Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) of Residential Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency Programs: Issues and Recommendations was developed as a product of the State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network

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Report of the Energy Field Institute V on western energy opportunities, problems, and policy issues  

SciTech Connect

The fifth Energy and Minerals Field Institute program for Washington, D.C. Congressional and Executive Aides was held during August 15-21, 1982. The five-and-one-half day program was conducted through Wyoming, Colorado and Utah and consisted of visits to: an R and D tertiary petroleum production facility; an historic oil field entering secondary production; a surface uranium mine; a petroleum exploration drilling rig; a surface coal mine; an air cooled, coal-fired power plant; an oil shale site; a geothermal-electrical generating facility; and open pit copper mine and associated smelter and refinery; a petroleum refinery and an oil shale semi-works retort. During the field program, participants had opportunities to view communities affected by these activities, such as Wright City and Gillette, Wyoming, Parachute, Colorado and Milford and Cedar City, Utah. Throughout the program, aides met with local, state and industry officials and citizen leaders during bus rides, meals and site visits.

Hepworth, J.C.; Foss, M.M.

1982-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Website Policies and Important Links | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Website Policies and Important Links Website Policies and Important Links This page provides a comprehensive overview of the policies of this federally sponsored website, consistent with guidance established by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as implemented by the U.S. Department of Energy. Disclaimer Acceptable Use Policy User Privacy Copyright, Restrictions, and Permissions Notice Accessibility/Section 508 Website Security Linking to OSTI Website Linking to Outside Websites Data Rights Freedom of Information Information Quality No Fear Act Schedule for Posting Information Comments Policy USAJOBS Grants Regulations USA.gov Disclaimer This system is made available 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

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Carbon Issues Task Force Report for the Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance  

SciTech Connect

The Carbon Issues Task Force has the responsibility to evaluate emissions reduction and carbon offset credit options, geologic carbon sequestration and carbon capture, terrestrial carbon sequestration on forest lands, and terrestrial carbon sequestration on agricultural lands. They have worked diligently to identify ways in which Idaho can position itself to benefit from potential carbon-related federal legislation, including identifying opportunities for Idaho to engage in carbon sequestration efforts, barriers to development of these options, and ways in which these barriers can be overcome. These are the experts to which we will turn when faced with federal greenhouse gas-related legislation and how we should best react to protect and provide for Idahos interests. Note that the conclusions and recommended options in this report are not intended to be exhaustive, but rather form a starting point for an informed dialogue regarding the way-forward in developing Idaho energy resources.

Travis L. Mcling

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOEs Response to Energy Water Availability & Quality Issues  

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3 3 rd Annual West Virginia Water Conference Emerging Water Issues...Science and Solutions Roanoke, WV October 28-29, 2004 Thomas J. Feeley, III Technology Manager National Energy Technology Laboratory 3 rd Annual WV Water Conference Global Water Availability Ocean 97% Fresh Water 2.5% 0 20 40 60 80 100 Ice Groundwater Lakes and Rivers 3 rd Annual WV Water Conference Three Things Power Plants Require 1) Access to transmission lines 2) Available fuel, e.g., coal or natural gas 3) Water 3 rd Annual WV Water Conference Freshwater Withdrawals and Consumption Mgal / Day Irrigation 81,300 Irrigation 81,300 Thermoelectric 3,310 Consumption Ref.: "Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 1995," USGS Circular 1200, 1998 "Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2000," USGS Circular 1268, March 2004

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PETC review: A global role for energy. Issue 10, Summer 1994  

SciTech Connect

This issue contains five feature articles. `Build It and They Will Come` describes the international reputation of the Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center which prompts professionals from around the world to come to PETC for training, technical expertise, and collaboration on research projects. `PETC`s Overseas Activities` reviews international projects with which PETC staff have helped. The most prestigious of all conferences dedicated solely to the timely international exchange of basic scientific information on coal is described in `The 7th International Conference on Coal Science`. `What is Coal?` attempts to present a true picture of the nature and complexity of coal. `NOx Reduction by SCR/SNCR` reviews technologies which may be required to meet new NOx compliance standards.

Rhee, K.H.; Friedman, S.; Eastman, M.L.; Finseth, D.H.; Ruth, L.A.; Reiss, J. [eds.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Evaluation of Energy Intensity per GDP Indicators (??? GDP ?and energy indicators, including economic energy intensity,

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Understanding about Energy Audit, Energy Conservation2009. China Enterprise Energy Audits: Current Status andReviewing Enterprise Energy Audit Report and Energy Saving

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Measuring Dependence on Imported Oil  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Dependence on Imported Oil Dependence on Imported Oil by C. William Skinner* U.S. dependence on imported oil** can be measured in at least two ways. The differences hinge largely on whether oil imports are defined as net imports (total imports minus exports) or as total imports. EIA believes that the net-imports definition gives a clearer indication of the fraction of oil consumed that could not have been supplied from domestic sources and is thus the most appropriate measure. With this issue of the Monthly Energy Review, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) introduces a revised table that expresses depend- ence on imports in terms of both measures. How dependent is the United States on foreign oil? How dependent are we on oil from the Persian Gulf or other sensitive areas? Do we import more than we produce domes-

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Public health issues in photovoltaic energy systems: An overview of concerns  

SciTech Connect

Photovoltaic cell fabrication facilities may adversely affect public health by emitting pollutants during routine operation or by accidental events. The most important hazards probably relate to accidental releases of toxic or flammable gases used in large quantities in thin-film photovoltaic cell production. The most efficient strategies for reducing gas risks is to choose material and process options which inherently possess small risks, and to prevent accident initiating events. If accidents do occur, strategies to prevent catastrophic releases, to control releases and to prevent public exposures to toxic agents become important. Prevention and mitigation of consequences form the final defensive barriers. Homeowners who have small decentralized arrays may be at increased risk to fire and electric shock hazards. Manufacturers should carefully consider design engineering measures to prevent events, to prevent exposures, and to prevent consequences. If industry approaches these issues and mitigation strategies in a systematic way, liability and risk to industry and to the public should be minimized. 18 refs., 1 fig., 5 tabs.

Moskowitz, P.D.; Fthenakis, V.M.; Hamilton, L.D.; Lee, J.C.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) of Residential Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency Programs: Issues and Recommendations  

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Evaluation, Measurement, Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) of Residential Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency Programs: Issues and Recommendations This information was developed as a product of the State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network (SEE Action), facilitated by the U.S. Department of Energy/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Content does not imply an endorsement by individuals or organizations that are part of SEE Action working groups, or reflect the views, policies, or otherwise of the federal government.

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www.crs.gov R42853 Nuclear Energy: Overview of Congressional Issues Summary  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The policy debate over the role of nuclear power in the nations energy mix is rooted in the technologys fundamental characteristics. Nuclear reactors can produce potentially vast amounts of energy with relatively low consumption of natural resources and emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants. However, facilities that produce nuclear fuel for civilian power reactors can also produce materials for nuclear weapons. The process of nuclear fission (splitting of atomic nuclei) to generate power also results in the production of radioactive material that must be contained in the reactor and can remain hazardous for thousands of years. How to manage the weapons proliferation and safety risks of nuclear power, or whether nuclear power is worth those risks, are issues that have long been debated in Congress. The 104 licensed nuclear power reactors at 65 sites in the United States generate about 20 % of the nations electricity. Five new reactors are currently licensed for construction. About a dozen more are planned, but whether they move forward will depend largely on their economic competitiveness with natural gas and coal plants. Throughout the world, 436 reactors are currently in service, and 62 more are under construction. The March 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan increased

Mark Holt

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025-Issues in Focus - U.S.  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

U.S. Greenhouse Gas Intensity U.S. Greenhouse Gas Intensity Issues in Focus U.S. Greenhouse Gas Intensity On February 14, 2002, President Bush announced the Administration’s Global Climate Change Initiative [99]. A key goal of the Climate Change Initiative is to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas intensity by 18 percent over the 2002 to 2012 time frame. For the purposes of the initiative, greenhouse gas intensity is defined as the ratio of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to economic output. AEO2004 projects energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, which represented approximately 83 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2002. Projections for other greenhouse gases are based on projected rates of growth in their emissions, published in the U.S. Department of State’s Climate Action Report 2002 [100]. Table 19 combines the AEO2004 reference case projections for energy-related carbon dioxide emissions with the projections for other greenhouse gases.

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Issue Paper Potential Water Availability Problems Associated with Geothermal Energy Operations  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The report is the first to study and discuss the effect of water supply problems of geothermal development. Geothermal energy resources have the potential of making a significant contribution to the U.S. energy supply situation, especially at the regional and local levels where the resources are located. A significant issue of concern is the availability and cost of water for use in a geothermal power operation primarily because geothermal power plants require large quantities of water for cooling, sludge handling and the operation of environmental control systems. On a per unit basis, geothermal power plants, because of their inherent high heat rejection rates, have cooling requirements several times greater than the conventional fossil fuel plants and therefore the supply of water is a critical factor in the planning, designing, and siting of geothermal power plants. However, no studies have been specifically performed to identify the water requirements of geothermal power plants, the underlying causes of water availability problems, and available techniques to alleviate some of these problems. There is no cost data included in the report. The report includes some descriptions of known geothermal areas. [DJE-2005

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1982-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

285

GRR/Section 19-TX-a - Water Access and Water Issues Overview | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

9-TX-a - Water Access and Water Issues Overview 9-TX-a - Water Access and Water Issues Overview < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 19-TX-a - Water Access and Water Issues Overview 19TXAWaterAccessAndWaterRightsIssuesOverview.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Regulations & Policies Tex. Water Code § 11 Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 19TXAWaterAccessAndWaterRightsIssuesOverview.pdf 19TXAWaterAccessAndWaterRightsIssuesOverview.pdf 19TXAWaterAccessAndWaterRightsIssuesOverview.pdf 19TXAWaterAccessAndWaterRightsIssuesOverview.pdf Flowchart Narrative In the late 1960's Texas transitioned its water law system, switching

286

Resolving issues at the Department of Energy/Oak Ridge Operations Facilities  

SciTech Connect

Waste management, like many other issues, has experienced major milestones. In 1971, the Calvert Cliff's decision resulted in an entirely different approach to the consideration of environmental impact analysis in reactor siting. The accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl have had profound effects on nuclear power plant design. The high-level waste repository program has had many similar experiences that have modified the course of events. The management of radioactive, hazardous chemical and mixed waste in all of the facilities of the Oak Ridge Operations (ORO) Office of the Department of Energy (DOE) took on an entirely different meaning in 1984. On April 13, 1984, Federal Judge Robert Taylor said that DOE should proceed 'with all deliberate speed' to bring the Y-12 plant into compliance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Clean Water Act. This decision resulted from a suit brought by the Legal Environmental Assistance Foundation (LEAF) and grew out of a continuing revelation of mercury spills and other problems related to the Oak Ridge plants of DOE. In this same time frame, other events occurred in Oak Ridge that would set the stage for major changes, to provide the supporting environment that allowed a very different and successful approach to resolving waste management issues at the DOE/ORO Facilities. This is the origin of the Oak Ridge Model which was recently adopted as the DOE Model. The concept is to assure that all stakeholders in waste management decisions have the opportunity to be participants from the first step. A discussion of many of the elements that have contributed to the success of the Model follows.

Row, T.H.; Adams, W.D.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Resolving issues at the Department of Energy/Oak Ridge Operations Facilities  

SciTech Connect

Waste management, like many other issues, has experienced major milestones. In 1971, the Calvert Cliff's decision resulted in an entirely different approach to the consideration of environmental impact analysis in reactor siting. The accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl have had profound effects on nuclear power plant design. The high-level waste repository program has had many similar experiences that have modified the course of events. The management of radioactive, hazardous chemical and mixed waste in all of the facilities of the Oak Ridge Operations (ORO) Office of the Department of Energy (DOE) took on an entirely different meaning in 1984. On April 13, 1984, Federal Judge Robert Taylor said that DOE should proceed 'with all deliberate speed' to bring the Y-12 plant into compliance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Clean Water Act. This decision resulted from a suit brought by the Legal Environmental Assistance Foundation (LEAF) and grew out of a continuing revelation of mercury spills and other problems related to the Oak Ridge plants of DOE. In this same time frame, other events occurred in Oak Ridge that would set the stage for major changes, to provide the supporting environment that allowed a very different and successful approach to resolving waste management issues at the DOE/ORO Facilities. This is the origin of the Oak Ridge Model which was recently adopted as the DOE Model. The concept is to assure that all stakeholders in waste management decisions have the opportunity to be participants from the first step. A discussion of many of the elements that have contributed to the success of the Model follows.

Row, T.H.; Adams, W.D.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Impact of a 15-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard, EnergyAlternatives for Competitive Renewable Energy Zones inU.S. Electric Supply, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

U.S. LNG Imports and Exports (2004-2012) | Department of Energy  

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

LNG Imports and Exports (2004-2012) U.S. LNG Imports and Exports (2004-2012) U.S. LNG Imports and Exports (2004-2012) U.S. LNG Imports and Exports (2004-2012)...

290

U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R  

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

OMB No. 1901-0294 OMB No. 1901-0294 U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7/31/2016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours Month/Year:_______________ Exporter (Authorization Holder):____________________________________________________________________ E-Mail Address:_____________________________ Address:___________________________________________________________ Preparer of Report:__________________________ Telephone No.:_____________________ FAX No.:_____________________ Gas Sales Made Pursuant to DOE Opinion and Order No.________, under FE Docket No._______________. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) Country of Destination Point of EXIT from U.S. Volume (Mcf at U.S. Border) Avg. Price at U.S. Border (U.S.$/MMBtu) Supplier(s) Foreign Pipeline at U.S. Border Point

291

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the Grid Integration of Wind Energy in Germany Onshore andEconomics, Vol. 30, pp. NREL (2008): 20% Wind Energy in2030 Increasing Wind Energys Contribution to U.S.

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

national and provincial authorities with annual energy consumptionnational and local regulations on energy conservation 2 points ? Comply with energy consumptiondelivering services energy consumption). National Bureau of

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Assessment of Chinas Energy-Saving and Emission-Reductionthe Issuance of Energy Saving Technological TransformationEnergy Audit Report and Energy Saving Plan, December 6,

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is a scoping study that identifies issues associated with developing a national evaluation, measurement and verification (EM&V) standard for end-use, non-transportation, energy efficiency activities. The objectives of this study are to identify the scope of such a standard and define EM&V requirements and issues that will need to be addressed in a standard. To explore these issues, we provide and discuss: (1) a set of definitions applicable to an EM&V standard; (2) a literature review of existing guidelines, standards, and 'initiatives' relating to EM&V standards as well as a review of 'bottom-up' versus 'top-down' evaluation approaches; (3) a summary of EM&V related provisions of two recent federal legislative proposals (Congressman Waxman's and Markey's American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 and Senator Bingaman's American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009) that include national efficiency resource requirements; (4) an annotated list of issues that that are likely to be central to, and need to be considered when, developing a national EM&V standard; and (5) a discussion of the implications of such issues. There are three primary reasons for developing a national efficiency EM&V standard. First, some policy makers, regulators and practitioners believe that a national standard would streamline EM&V implementation, reduce costs and complexity, and improve comparability of results across jurisdictions; although there are benefits associated with each jurisdiction setting its own EM&V requirements based on their specific portfolio and evaluation budgets and objectives. Secondly, if energy efficiency is determined by the US Environmental Protection Agency to be a Best Available Control Technology (BACT) for avoiding criteria pollutant and/or greenhouse gas emissions, then a standard can be required for documenting the emission reductions resulting from efficiency actions. The third reason for a national EM&V standard is that such a standard is likely to be required as a result of future federal energy legislation that includes end-use energy efficiency, either as a stand-alone energy-efficiency resource standard (EERS) or as part of a clean energy or renewable energy standard. This study is focused primarily on this third reason and thus explores issues associated with a national EM&V standard if energy efficiency is a qualifying resource in federal clean energy legislation. Developing a national EM&V standard is likely to be a lengthy process; this study focuses on the critical first step of identifying the issues that must be addressed in a future standard. Perhaps the most fundamental of these issues is 'how good is good enough?' This has always been the fundamental issue of EM&V for energy efficiency and is a result of the counter-factual nature of efficiency. Counter-factual in that savings are not measured, but estimated to varying degrees of accuracy by comparing energy consumption after a project (program) is implemented with what is assumed to have been the consumption of energy in the absence of the project (program). Therefore, the how good is good enough question is a short version of asking how certain does one have to be of the energy savings estimate that results from EM&V activities and is that level of certainty properly balanced against the amount of effort (resources, time, money) that is utilized to obtain that level of certainty. The implication is that not only should energy efficiency investments be cost-effective, but EM&V investments should consider risk management principles and thus also balance the costs and value of information derived from EM&V (EM&V should also be cost-effective).

Schiller Consulting, Inc.; Schiller, Steven R.; Goldman, Charles A.; Galawish, Elsia

2011-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

295

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Development Bank Association of Energy Engineers BritishChina. World Bank, 2010. Accelerating Energy Conservation in

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

GRR/Section 19-OR-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

19-OR-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues 19-OR-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 19-OR-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues 19ORAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Oregon Water Resources Department Regulations & Policies ORS Chapter 537: Appropriation of Water Generally Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 19ORAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues.pdf 19ORAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative All water is publicly owned under Oregon law. All users must obtain a permit or water right from the Oregon Water Resources Department (WRD) to

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Preliminary evaluation of environmental issues on the use of peat as an energy source  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A study to characterize the environmental issues, that would arise from an extensive peat utilization program has been initiated. The objectives of this preliminary report are to: identify the environmental issues and potential problems; examine the significance of issues in the geographical regions where peat use could be developed; and establish a methodology by which issues can be resolved or clarified through future coordinated private, state, and federal programs. An overview of peat development including discussions on conversion technologies, extraction and harvesting procedures, and land reclamation is presented. Environmental concerns are in the areas of water resources and quality, air quality, health and safety issues, solid waste management, and land reclamation. The general environmental issues, resource availability, and attitudes associated with potential peat development in ten states, containing an estimated 90 percent of US peat resources were described. The ten states reviewed are Alaska, Minnesota, Michigan, Maine, North and South Carolina, Wisconsin, New York, Florida, and Louisiana. (DMC)

King, R.; Richardson, S.; Walters, A.; Boesch, L.; Thomson, W.; Irons, J.

1980-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

298

Natural Gas 1998: Issues and Trends - U.S. Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Natural Gas Issues & Trends: 1998. Naruc Winter Conference. Click here to start. This presentation was given before the National Association of Regulatory Utility ...

299

Transportation Issues  

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

Issues Issues and Resolutions - Compilation of Laboratory Transportation Work Package Reports Prepared for U.S. Department of Energy Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Compiled by Paul McConnell Sandia National Laboratories September 30, 2012 FCRD-UFD-2012-000342 Transportation Issues and Resolutions ii September 2012 Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. DISCLAIMER This information was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the U.S. Government. Neither the U.S. Government nor any

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Int. J. Global Energy Issues, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2005 307 Canada's efforts towards greenhouse gas emission  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Int. J. Global Energy Issues, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2005 307 Canada's efforts towards greenhouse gas greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Without a major change in direction towards more compulsory policies, it seems unlikely that Canada will achieve significant domestic greenhouse gas reductions over and beyond

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Gulf Coast (PADD 3) Crude Oil Imports - U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

PAD District Imports by Country of Origin ... Crude oil includes imports for storage in the Stategic Petroleum Reserve. The Persian Gulf includes Bahrain, ...

302

East Coast (PADD 1) Crude Oil Imports - U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

PAD District Imports by Country of Origin ... Crude oil includes imports for storage in the Stategic Petroleum Reserve. The Persian Gulf includes Bahrain, ...

303

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

differences. Keywords: Wind power integration, temporal-the particular wind energy integration challenges can bePlanning of the Grid Integration of Wind Energy in Germany

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2008): 20% Wind Energy in 2030 Increasing Wind Energysyear steps between today and 2030 with residual load levelsonly considered until 2030. The capacity mix is determined

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

What is shale gas and why is it important? | U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Learn More. Related articles and animated maps; Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Early Release; Annual Energy Outlook 2012; Review of Emerging Resources: U.S. Shale Gas and ...

306

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

on spot market prices in Germany, Energy Policy, Vol 36,market Policy measures, price impact and investor incentives, Energyprice discussion is the wholesale market value of wind energy,

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Regulated utilities and solar energy: a legal-economic analysis of the major issues affecting the solar commercialization effort  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The reaction of public utilities to the addition (and competitive) sources of energy supplied by solar technologies will have a significant impact on the commercialization of solar energy. Decentralized applications of solar energy need utility-produced power to back up the energy produced by solar means. The cost and availability of this power will largely determine the acceptance of solar energy. There are three legal issues surrounding the role of utilities in the solar commercialization effort: (1) the extent to which utilities may own, sell, lease, finance, or service solar devices for utility customers; (2) the degree to which solar-powered utilities may be able to compete with existing utilities; and (3) the degree to which various utility rate structures will be allowed to penalize decentralized solar users. The impact of state constitutional and statutory provisions upon these issues is examined, along with relevant federal constitutional doctrines. Finally, the statutes of the National Energy Act, many of which specifically address the above issues, are discussed.

Laitos, J.; Feuerstein, R. J.

1979-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

NDRC), 2010a. List of Energy Service Companies (Firstthe Development of Energy Service Industry in China, Aprilcertification agency, energy service companies (ESCOs), non-

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the Development of Energy Service Industry in China, Aprilcertification agencies, energy service companies (ESCOs),be recovered from the energy service contract Enterprise

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

was originally published in Energy Policy (Volume 46, Julywas originally published in Energy Policy (Volume 46, JulyEnterprises in China, Energy Policy, 38 (2010), pp. 6485-

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Council, and the Green Energy Economics Group working withProject (RAP), Eco- Asia, Green Energy Economics Group (domestic product Green Energy Economics Group Industrial

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Submitting Selected Energy Saving Verification Institutions,Assessment of Chinas Energy-Saving and Emission-Reductionthe Issuance of Energy Saving Technological Transformation

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of cost-effective energy-efficiency opportunities inenergy consumption, energy efficiency, cost-effectiveness ofthe cost-effectiveness of energy-efficiency programs. Some

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Special Funds for Energy Management Contracting. DecemberSubmitting Selected Energy Saving Verification Institutions,Financial Assessment of Energy Efficiency Investment Option,

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Council, 2010). To guide energy performance contracting (manuals adopted by IACs to guide energy assessment ? Fundedon conducting the energy audit Reference guide on conducting

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the national guideline to guide local energy audits. Between2006b. Guide on Reviewing Enterprise Energy Audit Report anddocument, Guide on Reviewing Enterprise Energy Audit Report

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

wastes. Waste heat and waste energy utilization shall alsoto identify the sources of energy waste, material loss, andopportunities of reducing energy waste. The overlapping

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

ENERGY CONSERVATION: POLICY ISSUES AND END-USE SCENARIOS OF SAVINGS POTENTIAL PT.2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

State Solid Waste Management Board Energy Analysis ofto Solid Waste Utilization as an Energy Source. Gordianto Solid Waste Utilization as an Energy Source. Washington,

Authors, Various

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with staff of Jiangsu Energy Conservation Technical ServiceAssessment of Chinas Energy-Saving and Emission-ReductionCenter for Industrial Energy Efficiency (Beijing), December

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

etc. ) 4. Enterprise energy management system (institution,a complete energy management system with which energythe Implementation of Energy Management System 10 points ?

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

forthcoming. Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines2009. China Enterprise Energy Audits: Current Status andOverview of Enterprise Energy Audits, August 21, 2006.

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

OE/ISER Releases Inaugural Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (January 2012)  

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

The Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Division of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) is publishing a new newsletter, the Energy Emergency...

323

GRR/Section 19-CA-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GRR/Section 19-CA-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues GRR/Section 19-CA-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 19-CA-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues 19CAAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies California State Water Resources Control Board California Division of Water Rights Regulations & Policies California Water Code Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 19CAAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative California's water acquisition process is governed by state law and common

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Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

policy support from the central government for energy auditsPolicy Recommendations for Facilitating Effective Energy Audits/Assessments To promote energy audits, Chinese governments government incentives. The number of This article was originally published in Energy Policy (

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Essays on the Economics of Environmental Issues: The Environmental Kuznets Curve to Optimal Energy Portfolios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

states there is an increase in fossil fuel energy production over the increase in renewable energy production.

Meininger, Aaron G.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Energy and Environmental Issues in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: An Annotated Guide to Information Resources  

SciTech Connect

Energy and environmental problems undermine the potential for sustained economic development and contribute to political and economic instability in the strategically important region surrounding the Caspian and Black Seas. Many organizations supporting efforts to resolve problems in this region have found that consensus building--a prerequisite for action--is a difficult process. Reaching agreement on priorities for investment, technical collaboration, and policy incentives depends upon informed decision-making by governments and local stakeholders. And while vast quantities of data and numerous analyses and reports are more accessible than ever, wading through the many potential sources in search of timely and relevant data is a formidable task. To facilitate more successful data searches and retrieval, this document provides annotated references to over 200 specific information sources, and over twenty primary search engines and data retrieval services, that provide relevant and timely information related to the environment, energy, and economic development around the Caspian and Black Seas. This document is an advance copy of the content that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) plans to transfer to the web in HTML format to facilitate interactive search and retrieval of information using standard web-browser software.

Gant, K.S.

2000-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

327

Implications of Export/Import Reporting Requirements in the United States - International Atomic Energy Agency Safeguards Additional Protocol  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The United States has signed but not ratified the US/IAEA Safeguards Additional Protocol. If ratified, the Additional Protocol will require the US to report to the IAEA certain nuclear-related exports and imports to the IAEA. This document identifies and assesses the issues associated with the US making those reports. For example, some regulatory changes appear to be necessary. The document also attempts to predict the impact on the DOE Complex by assessing the historical flow of exports and imports that would be reportable if the Additional Protocol were in force.

Killinger, Mark H.; Benjamin, Eugene L.; McNair, Gary W.

2001-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

328

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

impacts wholesale power prices and wind energy curtailmentPrices and Incentives to Invest in Thermal Power Plants under Increasing Wind Energyprice discussion is the wholesale market value of wind energy,

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

V-143: Fresh Java issues being exploited in the wild | Department of Energy  

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

3: Fresh Java issues being exploited in the wild 3: Fresh Java issues being exploited in the wild V-143: Fresh Java issues being exploited in the wild April 26, 2013 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: A new Metasploit module for the Java 7u17 sandbox bypass emerged PLATFORM: All versions of Java SE-7 (including the recently released 1.7.0_21-b11) ABSTRACT: Java issues are being exploited in the wild by exploit kits, with Cool and Redkit specifically being known to use these bugs, and others likely to follow shortly. REFERENCE LINKS: SecList SE-2012-01 Security Explorations IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium DISCUSSION: It can be used to achieve a complete Java security sandbox bypass on a target system. IMPACT: Manipulation of data System access SOLUTION: Vendor recommends patch systems immediately Addthis Related Articles V-142: Oracle Java Reflection API Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary

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GRR/Section 19-UT-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » GRR/Section 19-UT-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 19-UT-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues 19UTAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues (8).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Utah Division of Water Rights Regulations & Policies Utah Geothermal Resource Conservation Act Utah Code Title 73, Chapter 3 Appropriation Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 19UTAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues (8).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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GRR/Section 19-NV-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GRR/Section 19-NV-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues GRR/Section 19-NV-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 19-NV-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues 19NVAWaterAccessAndWaterRightsIssues.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Nevada Division of Water Resources Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Regulations & Policies Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) NRS, Chapter 445A - water controls NRS, Chapter 533 - adjudication of vested water rights and appropriation of public waters NRS, Chapter 534 - outlines underground water and well NRS, Chapter 534A - geothermal resources Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) NAC, Chapter 445A - water controls Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content

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LNG Imports by Vessel into the U.S. Form | Department of Energy  

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

Vessel into the U.S. Form LNG Imports by Vessel into the U.S. Form Excel Version of LNG Imports by Vessel into the U.S. Form.xlsx PDF Version of LNG Imports by Vessel into the U.S....

333

LNG Imports by Truck into the U.S. Form | Department of Energy  

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

Truck into the U.S. Form LNG Imports by Truck into the U.S. Form Excel Version of LNG Imports by Truck into the U.S. Form.xlsx PDF Version of LNG Imports by Truck into the U.S....

334

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

wind power in a carbon constrained world, Energy Policy,Wind Power in the Danish liberalized power market Policy measures, price impact and investor incentives, Energy Policy,wind energy curtailment decisions, an assumption for the $-per-kWh level of policy

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Discussion of Process Issues  

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

Study and Study and Criteria for Designation of National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors March 29, 2006 Discussion of Process Issues David Meyer Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability US Department of Energy 2 Two Basic, Interdependent Issues Geographic Scope of National Corridors Appropriate Timing for Designation of a National Corridor Interdependent because route becomes more predictable as a proposed project is refined 3 New Term: Electric Transmission Constraint Area "Constraint Area" would refer to a problem in the transmission infrastructure Usually would not have a precise locus or boundaries By designating a Constraint Area, DOE could flag an important problem - and remain agnostic about how to solve it 4 Relationship of Constraint Areas

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The impacts on U.S. energy markets and the economy of reducing oil imports. Service report  

SciTech Connect

The General Accounting Office (GAO) has responded to a request from Representative John Kasich by requesting that the Energy Information Administration (EIA) use the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) to estimate the cost to the U.S. economy of reducing oil imports. The analysis summarized by this paper focuses on two approaches toward a target reduction in oil imports: (1) a set of cases with alternative world crude oil price trajectories, and (2) two cases which investigates the use of an oil import fee.

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Gas Import & Export Regulation - E-Filing | Department of Energy  

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

Natural Gas Import & Export Natural Gas Import & Export Regulation - E-Filing Natural Gas Import & Export Regulation - E-Filing E-File Your Application Welcome to the Office of Natural Gas Regulatory Activities Authorization Electronic Filing System. The Import/Export Office regulates the import and export of natural gas under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act and 10 C.F.R. 590.202.7(c). This online system is currently available for short-term, "blanket" applications to import and export natural gas from and to Canada and Mexico and to import liquefied natural gas (LNG). E-Filing Instructions Go Directly to the E-Filing Form View a Sample E-Filing Application There is presently no provision for submitting long-term applications or multiple company applications electronically. Click here for more

338

Essays on the Economics of Environmental Issues: The Environmental Kuznets Curve to Optimal Energy Portfolios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

out with high costs surrounding the renewable energy market.use of the now cost e?cient renewable energy sector. Commonfor renewable energy. Financial Flows and Social Costs Given

Meininger, Aaron G.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

ENERGY CONSERVATION: POLICY ISSUES AND END-USE SCENARIOS OF SAVINGS POTENTIAL PT.2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Conversion and Cogeneration Systems. Berkeley, California: Energy andto usable energy. The least efficient fuel conversion systemconversion systems: in a high par- ticipation scenario, it ranks first, while at a medium level of participation the energy

Authors, Various

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U...  

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

energy research and development (R&D). "Nuclear energy is our largest source of carbon free energy and must play a major role as we face the threat of climate change and...

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341

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2010. Announcement of Energy Consumption per Unit GDP andEvaluation System for Energy Consumption Per Unit of GDP,The Challenge of Reducing Energy Consumption of the Top-1000

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy performance contracting and ESCO business expansion, energy auditsenergy audits were sometimes seen by enterprises as a government function rather than as business

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

U.S. Natural Gas Imports & Exports 2012 - Energy Information Administration  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

U.S. Natural Gas Imports & Exports 2012 U.S. Natural Gas Imports & Exports 2012 With data for 2012 | Release date: July 23, 2013 | Print Previous Reports Years: 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1993 Go Summary In the face of unprecedented levels of domestic natural gas production, net imports of natural gas into the United States fell 23 percent in 2012. Net imports as a percentage of total natural gas consumed decreased to around 6 percent from 8 percent in 2011. A combination of both higher exports and lower imports led to a decline in net imports in 2012. Based on preliminary data for 2012, domestic dry natural gas production increased by about 5 percent to 24,063 billion cubic feet (Bcf). This growth led to greater domestic natural gas supply and relatively low prices in the United States,

344

Issues in Energy Economics Led by Emerging Linkages between the Natural Gas and Power Sectors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fuel prices in 2006 continued at record levels, with uranium continuing upward unabated and coal, SO{sub 2} emission allowances, and natural gas all softening. This softening did not continue for natural gas, however, whose prices rose, fell and rose again, first following weather influences and, by the second quarter of 2007, continuing at high levels without any support from fundamentals. This article reviews these trends and describes the remarkable increases in fuel expenses for power generation. By the end of 2005, natural gas claimed 55% of annual power sector fuel expenses, even though it was used for only 19% of electric generation. Although natural gas is enormously important to the power sector, the sector also is an important driver of the natural gas market-growing to over 28% of the market even as total use has declined. The article proceeds to discuss globalization, natural gas price risk, and technology developments. Forces of globalization are poised to affect the energy markets in new ways-new in not being only about oil. Of particular interest in the growth of intermodal traffic and its a little-understood impacts on rail traffic patterns and transportation costs, and expected rapidly expanding LNG imports toward the end of the decade. Two aspects of natural gas price risk are discussed: how understanding the use of gas in the power sector helps define price ceilings and floors for natural gas, and how the recent increase in the natural gas production after years of record drilling could alter the supply-demand balance for the better. The article cautions, however, that escalation in natural gas finding and development costs is countering the more positive developments that emerged during 2006. Regarding technology, the exploitation of unconventional natural gas was one highlight. So too was the queuing up of coal-fired power plants for the post-2010 period, a phenomenon that has come under great pressure with many consequences including increased pressures in the natural gas market. The most significant illustration of these forces was the early 2007 suspension of development plans by a large power company, well before the Supreme Court's ruling on CO{sub 2} as a tailpipe pollutant and President Bush's call for global goals on CO{sub 2} emissions.

Platt, Jeremy B. [AAPG EMD Energy Economics and Technology (United States)], E-mail: jplatt@epri.com

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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GRR/Section 19-MT-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GRR/Section 19-MT-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues GRR/Section 19-MT-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 19-MT-a - Water Access & Water Rights Issues 19MTAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues (2).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Regulations & Policies MCA Title 85 Water Use MCA 77-4-108 Water Rights in Connection with Geothermal Development MCA 85-2-307 MCA 85-2-308 MCA 85-2-309 MCA 85-2-310 MCA 85-2-311 MCA 85-2-313 MCA 85-2-315 Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 19MTAWaterAccessWaterRightsIssues (2).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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Landed Costs of Imported Crude by Area - U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Landed Costs of Imported Crude by Area (Dollars per Barrel) Period: Download Series History: Definitions, Sources & Notes: Area: Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug ...

347

Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf 2011 - U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

2011 Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf Highlights: Released on August 30, 2011 It should be noted that several factors influence the source of a ...

348

U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form...  

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

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7312016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours MonthYear: Exporter (Authorization Holder):...

349

LBNL-6413E Functional Mock-Up Unit Import in EnergyPlus For  

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

Nouidui, Michael Wetter, Wangda Zuo Environmental Energy and Technologies Division August 2013 Proceedings of BS2013: 13th Conference of International Building Performance...

350

4. U.S. Crude Oil Imports: Growing U.S. Dependence  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration / Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends 65 U.S. petroleum import dependency has almost doubled since the mid-1980s, to 8.4 million ...

351

GRR/Section 19-AK-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GRR/Section 19-AK-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues GRR/Section 19-AK-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 19-AK-a - Water Access and Water Rights Issues 19AKAWaterAccessWaterRights.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Alaska Department of Natural Resources Alaska Division of Mining Land and Water Regulations & Policies Alaska Water Use Act Alaska Statutes Alaska Administrative Code Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 19AKAWaterAccessWaterRights.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative In Alaska, water is declared a public resource belonging to the people of

352

Ratepayer-funded energy-efficiency programs in a restructuredelectri city industry: Issues and options for regulators andlegislators  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electric industry restructuring requires state regulators and legislators to re-examine the purposes served by and the continuing need for ratepayer-funded energy-efficiency programs, as well as the mechanisms to collect funds for these programs and the institutions appropriate to administer them. This paper offers background to these issues and a series of recommendations based on analysis of recent state experiences. Our recommendations are summarized.

Eto, Joseph; Goldman, Charles; Nadel, Stephen

1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Testimony on electricity policy issues before the subcommittee on energy and power, House Committee on Energy and Commerce  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This testimony discusses the changing structure of the electricity industry and some of the public policy issues that are associated with these changes. Professor Joskow also discusses his perspective on a selected set of ...

Joskow, Paul L.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

THE PRODUCTION OF LOW-ENERGY NEUTRONS IN SOLAR FLARES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THEIR DETECTION IN THE INNER HELIOSPHERE  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Neutron detectors on spacecraft in the inner heliosphere can observe the low-energy (production using a computer code incorporating updated neutron-production cross sections for the proton and {alpha}-particle reactions with heavier elements at all ion energies, especially at low energies (E{sub ion} exploration of ion acceleration in weak flares not previously observable and may reveal acceleration at other sites not previously detected where low-energy neutrons could be the only high-energy signature of ion acceleration. Also, a measurement of the low-energy neutron spectrum will provide important information about the accelerated-ion spectrum that is not available from the capture line fluence measurement alone.

Murphy, R. J. [Code 7650, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375 (United States); Kozlovsky, B. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv (Israel); Share, G. H., E-mail: murphy@ssd5.nrl.navy.mil, E-mail: benz@wise.tau.ac.il, E-mail: share@astro.umd.edu [Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 (United States)

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

355

A negotiation protocol for multiple interdependent issues negotiation over energy exchange  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a novel negotiation protocol to facilitate energy exchange between off-grid homes that are equipped with renewable energy generation and electricity storage. Our solution imposes additional constraints on negotiation such that it reduces a ...

Muddasser Alam; Alex Rogers; Sarvapali D. Ramchurn

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

ENERGY CONSERVATION: POLICY ISSUES AND END-USE SCENARIOS OF SAVINGS POTENTIAL PT.1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy consumption in each sector (e.g. per capita value of industrial shipments, travel demand, rate of increase

Authors, Various

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

EDIN-USVI Clean Energy Quarterly: Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2011 (Newsletter)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This quarterly newsletter provides timely news and information about the plans and progress of the Energy Development in Island Nations-U.S. Virgin Islands pilot project, including significant events and milestones, work undertaken by each of the five working groups, and project-related renewable energy and energy efficiency educational outreach and technology deployment efforts.

Not Available

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Competition and Reliability in North American Energy Markets: Issue Paper Synopses  

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

Issue Paper Synopses Issue Paper Synopses "Contributions of the Restructuring of the Electric Power Industry to the August 14, 2003 Blackout" by Jack Casazza, Frank Delea, and George Loehr, Power Engineers Supporting Truth Jack Casazza, Frank Delea, and George Loehr argue that "deregulation and restructuring have had a devastating effect on the reliability of the North American power system and constitute the ultimate root cause of the August 14, 2003." They offer a number of major findings to support this conclusion: 1) Industry focus has changed from coordination to competition with the major concern being profits rather than reliability; 2) Expenditures and manpower have been reduced; 3) The qualifications of senior managers in the industry and

359

U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R  

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

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7/31/2016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours Month/Year:_________________ Importer/Exporter (Authorization Holder):________________________________________________________ E-Mail Address:_____________________________ Address:____________________________________________________________________ Preparer of Report:__________________________ Telephone No.:___________________ FAX No.:______________________ Gas Sales Made Pursuant to DOE Opinion and Order No.________, under FE Docket No._______________. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) Origin & Final Destination Country (one country) Transit Country Initial Border Crossing Point Foreign Pipeline at Initial Border Crossing U.S. Pipeline at Initial Border Crossing Final Border Crossing

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U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R  

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

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7/31/2016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours Month/Year:_________________ Importer (Authorization Holder):_____________________________________________________________ E-Mail Address:_____________________________ Address:_____________________________________________________________________ Preparer of Report:__________________________ Telephone No.:______________________ FAX No.:__________________________ Gas Sales Made Pursuant to DOE Opinion and Order No.________, under FE Docket No._______________. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) Delivery Date Country of Origin Supplier(s) Cargo Volume (Mcf) U.S. Receiving Terminal Landed Price (US$/MMBtu) LNG Vessel Name Specific Purchaser / End User Markets Served - U.S. Area*

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361

U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R  

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

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7/31/2016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours Month/Year:_________________ Importer (Authorization Holder):_________________________________________________________ E-Mail Address:_____________________________ Address:______________________________________________________________ Preparer of Report:__________________________ Telephone No.:___________________ FAX No.:___________________ Gas Sales Made Pursuant to DOE Opinion and Order No.________, under FE Docket No._______________. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) Country of Origin Point of ENTRY into U.S. U.S. Receiving Facility Volume (Mcf at U.S. Border) Price at U.S. Border (US$/MMBtu) Supplier(s) LNG Truck Transporting Company Markets Served - U.S. Area* Estimated Duration

362

Energy recovery from waste incineration: Assessing the importance of district heating networks  

SciTech Connect

Municipal solid waste incineration contributes with 20% of the heat supplied to the more than 400 district heating networks in Denmark. In evaluation of the environmental consequences of this heat production, the typical approach has been to assume that other (fossil) fuels could be saved on a 1:1 basis (e.g. 1 GJ of waste heat delivered substitutes for 1 GJ of coal-based heat). This paper investigates consequences of waste-based heat substitution in two specific Danish district heating networks and the energy-associated interactions between the plants connected to these networks. Despite almost equal electricity and heat efficiencies at the waste incinerators connected to the two district heating networks, the energy and CO{sub 2} accounts showed significantly different results: waste incineration in one network caused a CO{sub 2} saving of 48 kg CO{sub 2}/GJ energy input while in the other network a load of 43 kg CO{sub 2}/GJ. This was caused mainly by differences in operation mode and fuel types of the other heat producing plants attached to the networks. The paper clearly indicates that simple evaluations of waste-to-energy efficiencies at the incinerator are insufficient for assessing the consequences of heat substitution in district heating network systems. The paper also shows that using national averages for heat substitution will not provide a correct answer: local conditions need to be addressed thoroughly otherwise we may fail to assess correctly the heat recovery from waste incineration.

Fruergaard, T.; Christensen, T.H. [Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby (Denmark); Astrup, T., E-mail: tha@env.dtu.d [Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby (Denmark)

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Ecological Society of America wwwwww..ffrroonnttiieerrssiinneeccoollooggyy..oorrgg Wind energy has become an increasingly important  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

existing wind energy facili- ties in the US include turbines with installed capacity rang- ing from 600 kW 000 MW, or the equivalent 48 000 1.5 MW wind turbines. This is enough, according REVIEWS REVIEWS to 2 MW per turbine. Wind turbines up to about 3 MW of installed capacity for onshore applications

Wilmers, Chris

364

Short-Term Energy Outlook Supplement: U.S. LNG Imports - The Next Wave  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This report was prepared by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), in response to a September 27, 2006, request from Senators Bingaman, Landrieu, Murkowski, Specter, Salazar, and Lugar. The Senators requested that EIA assess the impacts of a proposal that would regulate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) through an allowance cap-and-trade system.

Information Center

2007-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

365

President Issues  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

President Issues President Issues Executive Order on Alternative Fuels On December 13, 1996, President Clinton signed Exec- utive Order 13031, which calls on each Federal agency to develop and implement ways to meet the alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) acquisition requirements of the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 1992. The executive order requires each agency to submit detailed reports within 60 days of the signing of the order to the Office of Management and Budget detailing its compliance with the EPAct sections regarding AFVs. Annual reports of the same nature must follow. "Our organization will care- fully track AFV acquisitions by the Federal agencies," said Phil Lampert, project coordinator at the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition. "If the states can operate all these

366

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

policy support from the central government for energygovernment released a policy notice Accelerating Energypolicy support from the central government for energy audits

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Trends in Heating and Cooling Degree Days: Implications for Energy Demand Issues  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Weather-related energy use, in the form of heating, cooling, and ventilation, accounted for more than 40 percent of all delivered energy use in residential and commercial buildings in 2006. Given the relatively large amount of energy affected by ambient temperature in the buildings sector, EIA has reevaluated what it considers normal weather for purposes of projecting future energy use for heating, cooling, and ventilation. In AEO2008, estimates of normal heating and cooling degree-days are based on the population-weighted average for the 10-year period from 1997 through 2006.

2011-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

368

Trends in Heating and Cooling Degree Days: Implications for Energy Demand Issues (released in AEO2008)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Weather-related energy use, in the form of heating, cooling, and ventilation, accounted for more than 40 percent of all delivered energy use in residential and commercial buildings in 2006. Given the relatively large amount of energy affected by ambient temperature in the buildings sector, EIA has reevaluated what it considers normal weather for purposes of projecting future energy use for heating, cooling, and ventilation. In AEO2008, estimates of normal heating and cooling degree-days are based on the population-weighted average for the 10-year period from 1997 through 2006.

Information Center

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

369

Issues in the use of wood as an energy source in the northeastern US  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report analyzes some of the concerns surrounding the use of wood for energy in the Northeast. It reviews the information on resource availability and ownership patterns in the Northeast, then focuses on New England, to assess the affect of potential resource constraints on the supply of wood available for energy and the effects of wood energy use on land use patterns. Finally, the application of specific technologies in settings that may experience significant wood energy use in the future is considered, including an assessment of the regional employment and income benefits of a major woodfuel installation.

Munson, J.S. (ed.)

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

AN ASSESSMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE USE OF GAS-TO-LIQUID FUELS IN TRANSPORTATION  

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

submitted manuscript has been submitted manuscript has been authored by a contractor of the U.S. Government under contract No. DE- AC05-96OR22464. Accordingly, the U.S. Government retains a non- exclusive, royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for U.S. Government purposes." ORNL/TM-1999/258 AN ASSESSMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE USE OF GAS-TO-LIQUID FUELS IN TRANSPORTATION David L. Greene Center for Transportation Analysis Oak Ridge National Laboratory November 1999 Prepared by the OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 managed by LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY RESEARCH CORP. for the U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY under contract DE-AC05-96OR22464 iii TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF FIGURES . .

371

FEMP Focus: Summer 2004 Issue  

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

U.S. Postal Service (USPS) issued a delivery order under their Northern California Shared Energy Savings (SES) contract to Chevron Energy Solutions for comprehensive energy...

372

U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R  

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

Preparer of Report:__________________________ Telephone No.:______________________ FAX No.:__________________ Gas Sales Made Pursuant to DOE Opinion and Order No.________, under FE Docket No._______________. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) Country of Destination Point of EXIT from U.S. U.S. Truck Loading Facility and Location Volume (Mcf at U.S. Border) Price at U.S. Border (US$/MMBtu) Supplier(s) LNG Truck Transporting Company Specific Purchaser / End User Estimated Duration of Supply Contract Send to: Office of Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulatory Activities, U.S. Dept. of Energy, FE-34, P.O. Box 44375 Washington, D.C. 20026-4375, Attention: Natural Gas Reports Telephone No. (202) 586-9478 Fax Number (202) 586-6050 E-Mail: ngreports@hq.doe.gov LNG Exports (Truck

373

eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important | Department of Energy  

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

eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important June 10, 2013 - 11:00pm Addthis eGallon: Compare the costs of driving with electricity What is eGallon? It is the cost of fueling a vehicle with electricity compared to a similar vehicle that runs on gasoline. Did you know? On average, it costs about 3 times less to drive an electric vehicle. Find out how much it costs to fuel an electric vehicle in your state regular gasoline 0 6 4 1 0 3 · 0 2 0 4 8 6 0 8 9 2 3 5 0 electric eGallon 0 4 1 7 2 3 3 · 0 4 2 0 4 6 0 8 5 9 1 5 0 Data and Methodology The eGallon price is calculated using the most recently available state by state residential electricity prices. The state gasoline price above is either the statewide average retail price or a multi-state regional average

374

eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important | Department of Energy  

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

eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important eGallon: What It Is and Why It's Important June 10, 2013 - 11:00pm Addthis eGallon: Compare the costs of driving with electricity What is eGallon? It is the cost of fueling a vehicle with electricity compared to a similar vehicle that runs on gasoline. Did you know? On average, it costs about 3 times less to drive an electric vehicle. Find out how much it costs to fuel an electric vehicle in your state regular gasoline 0 6 4 1 0 3 · 0 2 0 4 8 6 0 8 9 2 3 5 0 electric eGallon 0 4 1 7 2 3 3 · 0 4 2 0 4 6 0 8 5 9 1 5 0 Data and Methodology The eGallon price is calculated using the most recently available state by state residential electricity prices. The state gasoline price above is either the statewide average retail price or a multi-state regional average

375

Protocol assessment issues in low duty cycle sensor networks: The switching energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy assessment of MAC protocols for wireless sensor networks is generally based on the times of transmit, receive and sleep modes. The switching energy between two consecutive states is generally considered negligible with respect to them. Although such an assumption is valid for traditional wireless ad hoc networks, is this assumption valid also for low duty cycle wireless sensor networks? The primary objective of this work is to shed some light on relationships between node switching energy and node duty cycle over the total energy consumption. In order to achieve the target, initially, we revisit the energy spent in each state and transitions of three widespread hardware platforms for wireless sensor networks by direct measurements on the EYES node. Successively, we apply the values obtained to the SMAC protocol by using the OmNet++ simulator. The main reason for using SMAC is that it is the protocol normally used as a benchmark against other architectures proposed.

A. G. Ruzzelli; P. Cotan; G. M. P. OHare; R. Tynan; P. J. M Havinga

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Workshops to rate and assign air and water issues for hydrothermal energy development  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The presentations, discussions, and recommendations associated with a semiformal, 2-day workshop organized and hosted by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory personnel at Los Alamos, NM, for March, 11-12, 1980, and an informal, 2-day workshop hosted by Lawrence Livermore Laboratory at Livermore and Konocti Harbor, CA, from April 15-16, 1980 are described briefly. These workshops were not conducted to determine what the problems are, but rather to determine which ones should be addressed and who should address them. Brief reviews of issues identified by previous workshops and studies are included as background.

Williams, J.M.; Wewerka, E.M.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Potential for by-product recovery in geothermal energy operations issue paper  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document identifies and discusses the significant issues raised by the idea of recovering useful by-products from wastes (primarily spent brine) generated during geothermal power production. The physical availability of numerous valuable materials in geothermal brines has captured the interest of geothermal resource developers and other parties ever since their presence was known. The prospects for utilizing huge volumes of highly-saline geothermal brines for electricity generation in the Imperial Valley of California have served to maintain this interest in both private sector and government circles.

None

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Energy supply and environmental issues: The Los Alamos National Laboratory experience in regional and international programs  

SciTech Connect

The Los Alamos National Laboratory, operated by the University of California, encompasses more than forty-three square miles of mesas and canyons in northern New Mexico. A Department of Energy national laboratory, Los Alamos is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multiprogram laboratories in the world. Our mission, to apply science and engineering capabilities to problems of national security, has expanded to include a broad array of programs. We conduct extensive research in energy, nuclear safeguards and security, biomedical science, computational science, environmental protection and cleanup, materials science, and other basic sciences. The Energy Technology Programs Office is responsible for overseeing and developing programs in three strategic areas: energy systems and the environment, transportation and infrastructure, and integrated chemicals and materials processing. Our programs focus on developing reliable, economic and environmentally sound technologies that can help ensure an adequate supply of energy for the nation. To meet these needs, we are involved in programs that range from new and enhanced oil recovery technologies and tapping renewable energy sources, through efforts in industrial processes, electric power systems, clean coal technologies, civilian radioactive waste, high temperature superconductivity, to studying the environmental effects of energy use.

Goff, S.J.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

379

U.S. Department of Energy Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R  

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

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Form FE-746R Expiration Date: 7/31/2016 AVG Burden: 3.0 hours Month/Year:_________________ Exporter (Authorization Holder):__________________________________________________________________ E-Mail Address:_____________________________ Address:__________________________________________________________ Preparer of Report:__________________________ Telephone No.:______________________ FAX No.:____________________ Gas Sales Made Pursuant to DOE Opinion and Order No.________, under FE Docket No._______________. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) Departure Date Country of Destination Supplier(s) Cargo Volume (Mcf) ISO Container Loading Facility & Location Mode(s) of Transport From ISO Container Loading Facility to Export Port U.S. Export Port

380

Department of Energy Data Access and Privacy Issues Related To Smart Grid Technologies  

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

This report by the Department of Energy (DOE) complements DOEs companion report, Informing Federal Smart Grid Policy: The Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities. Both reports are also...

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381

Energy use, technical progress and productivity growth : a survey of economic issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This is a survey paper for non-specialists on interactions between energy and productivity growth. The first half of the paper surveys the general economic literature linking technical progress to realized gains in ...

Berndt, Ernst R.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Electricity from hot dry rock geothermal energy: technical and economic issues  

SciTech Connect

Extraction of energy from hot dry rock would make available a nearly unlimited energy source. Some of the technical problems and possible economic tradeoffs involved in a power generating system are examined and possible solutions proposed. An intertemporal optimization computer model of electricity production from a hot dry rock geothermal source has been constructed. The effects of reservoir degradation, variable fluid flow rate, and drilling operations are examined to deetermine optimal strategies for reservoir management and necessary conditions for economic feasibility.

Tester, J.W.; Morris, G.E.; Cummings, R.G.; Bivins, R.L.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Calculating Chiller Emissions and Source Energy Use: Commercial Cooling Update: Issue 12, November 1995  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Refrigerant phaseouts are raising questions about the environmental impacts of different types of chillers. This Update introduces a hand-calculation method for estimating the emissions and source energy use (i.e., fossil fuel use) of gas and electric chillers. The update also reviews the two methods of chiller systems emissions production: refrigerant losses and fossil fuel combustion; discusses meeting NOx regulations; use of source energy; and examines existing calculation approaches as opposed to a s...

1995-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

384

E-print Network Website Policies and Important Links -- Energy, science,  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Disclaimer Disclaimer This page provides a comprehensive overview of the policies of this federally sponsored website, consistent with guidance established by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as implemented by the U.S. Department of Energy. Disclaimer Acceptable Use Policy User Privacy Copyright, Restrictions, and Permissions Notice Accessibility/Section 508 Website Security Linking to OSTI Website Linking to Outside Websites Data Rights Freedom of Information Information Quality No Fear Act Schedule for Posting Information Comments Policy USAJOBS Grants Regulations USA.gov Disclaimer This system is made available 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

385

Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025-Issues in Focus - Natural  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Markets: Comparison of AEO2004 and National Petroleum Council Projections Markets: Comparison of AEO2004 and National Petroleum Council Projections Issues In Focus. Natural Gas Markets: Comparison of AEO2004 and National Petroleum Council Projections The National Petroleum Council (NPC) recently released the first volume of a report describing two possible projections for U.S. natural gas market conditions through 2025 [63]. The NPC’s Reactive Path and Balanced Future scenarios are compared here with the AEO2004 reference case. Unlike the AEO2004 reference case, which assumes the continuation of current laws, policies, regulations, technology trends, and productivity trends through 2025, the two NPC scenarios assume the adoption of new policies, which “move beyond the status quo.” Of the two NPC scenarios, the design of the Reactive Path is closer to that of the AEO2004 reference case than is the design of the Balanced Future scenario.

386

Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025-Issues in Focus - Natural  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Consumption in Canadian Oil Sands Production Consumption in Canadian Oil Sands Production Issues In Focus. Natural Gas Consumption in Canadian Oil Sands Production In recent years, extensive investment has gone into the development of Alberta’s oil sands. In 2002, Canada’s crude bitumen production from oil sands averaged 790,000 barrels per day, while conventional crude output was 2,140,000 barrels per day (including natural gas liquids). Natural gas is used both to extract the bitumen from the sand and to convert the bitumen into syncrude. Currently, oil sands operations consume approximately 330 billion cubic feet per year of natural gas. Printer Friendly Version Projection 2002 2005 2010 2015 2020 2025 Tar sands oil supply (million barrels per day) Mined bitumen 0.43 0.56 0.87 1.64 1.82 1.87

387

Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025-Issues in Focus - Lower 48  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Lower 48 Natural Gas Supply Lower 48 Natural Gas Supply Issues in Focus Lower 48 Natural Gas Supply Production from domestic natural gas resources is projected to increase as demand grows. Much of the increase is expected to be met from unconventional resources, changing the overall mix of domestic natural gas supply. Of the 18.6 trillion cubic feet of lower 48 natural gas production in 2002, 42 percent was from conventional onshore resources, 32 percent was from unconventional resources, and 26 percent was from offshore resources. By 2025, 43 percent of total lower 48 natural gas production (21.3 trillion cubic feet) is projected to be met by unconventional resources (Figure 9). The volume of estimated technically recoverable resources is sufficient to support increased reliance on unconventional natural gas sources. Lower 48 remaining technically recoverable resources are identified in five categories (Figure 10):

388

Putting the spin on wind energy: risk management issues associated with wind energy project development in Australia.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The debate on global warming is over (Stix, 2006 p24). The global community must now find ways to reduce greenhouse emissions, particularly from energy generation. (more)

Finlay-Jones, Richard

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Addressing System Integration Issues Required for the Developmente of Distributed Wind-Hydrogen Energy Systems: Final Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Wind generated electricity is a variable resource. Hydrogen can be generated as an energy storage media, but is costly. Advancements in power electronics and system integration are needed to make a viable system. Therefore, the long-term goal of the efforts at the University of North Dakota is to merge wind energy, hydrogen production, and fuel cells to bring emission-free and reliable power to commercial viability. The primary goals include 1) expand system models as a tool to investigate integration and control issues, 2) examine long-term effects of wind-electrolysis performance from a systematic perspective, and 3) collaborate with NREL and industrial partners to design, integrate, and quantify system improvements by implementing a single power electronics package to interface wild AC to PEM stack DC requirements. This report summarizes the accomplishments made during this project.

Mann, M.D; Salehfar, H.; Harrison, K.W.; Dale, N.; Biaku, C.; Peters, A.J.; Hernandez-Pacheco: E.

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

The Importance of High Temporal Resolution in Modeling Renewable Energy Penetration Scenarios  

SciTech Connect

Traditionally, modeling investment and dispatch problems in electricity economics has been limited by computation power. Due to this limitation, simplifications are applied. One common practice, for example, is to reduce the temporal resolution of the dispatch by clustering similar load levels. The increase of intermittent electricity from renewable energy sources (RES-E) changes the validity of this assumption. RES-E already cover a certain amount of the total demand. This leaves an increasingly volatile residual demand to be matched by the conventional power market. This paper quantifies differences in investment decisions by applying three different time-resolution residual load patterns in an investment and dispatch power system model. The model optimizes investment decisions in five year steps between today and 2030 with residual load levels for 8760, 288 and 16 time slices per year. The market under consideration is the four zone ERCOT market in Texas. The results show that investment decisions significantly differ across the three scenarios. In particular, investments into base-load technologies are substantially reduced in the high resolution scenario (8760 residual load levels) relative to the scenarios with lower temporal resolution. Additionally, the amount of RES-E curtailment and the market value of RES-E exhibit noteworthy differences.

Nicolosi, Marco; Mills, Andrew D; Wiser, Ryan H

2010-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

391

Office of Inspector General report on inspection of selected issues regarding the Department of Energy accident investigation program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One method used by the Department of Energy (DOE) to promote worker safety is through the Department`s accident investigation program. The objectives of the program are, among other things, to enhance safety and health of employees, to prevent the recurrence of accidents, and to reduce accident fatality rates and promote a downward trend in the number and severity of accidents. The Assistant Secretary, Office of Environment, Safety and Health (EH), through the EH Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oversight, is responsible for implementation of the Department`s accident investigation program. As part of the inspection, the authors reviewed an April 1997 EH accident investigation report regarding an accident involving a Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES) welder, who suffered fatal burns when his clothing caught fire while he was using a cutting torch at the Oak Ridge K-25 Site. They also reviewed reports of other accident investigations conducted by EH and DOE field organizations. Based on the review of these reports, the authors identified issues concerning the adequacy of the examination and reporting by accident investigation boards of specific management systems and organizations as a possible accident root cause. The inspection also identified issues concerning worker safety that they determined required immediate management attention, such as whether occurrences were being reported in the appropriate management systems and whether prompt consideration was being given to implementing revisions of national standards when the revisions increased worker safety.

NONE

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Regional Energy Activity | Department of Energy  

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in every region of the world. Important issue areas include regional and country-specific energy policies and practices, technology developments, market conditions, and trade and...

393

EDIN-USVI Clean Energy Quarterly: Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2012 (Newsletter)  

SciTech Connect

This quarterly newsletter provides timely news and information about the plans and progress of the Energy Development in Island Nations-U.S. Virgin Islands pilot project, including significant events and milestones, work undertaken by each of the working groups, and project-related technology deployment efforts.

Not Available

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Arc Flash Issues in Transmission and Substation Environments: Modeling of Incident Thermal Energy of Long Arcs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Arc flashes are a serious hazard that may put people in life-threatening situations and cause great damage to existing assets. The National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced requirements for electric utilities to perform arc flash hazard assessment of their facilities operating at and above 1000 V. Most methods available at this time for analyzing the incident thermal energy of arc flash were developed for low and medium-voltage industri...

2011-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

395

Data handbook for the National Solar Energy Demonstration Program. Preliminary issue  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This preliminary document provides information in a matrix format which lists technical and programmatic data concerning the various project sites selected for the National Solar Energy Demonstration Program. It incorporates into one handbook the commercial, residential and other demonstration projects which are now a part of the national program. It can be used as a reference source for technical and research purposes on a state-by-state basis.

Christensen, D.L.

1979-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Energy infrastructure of the United States and projected siting needs: Scoping ideas, identifying issues and options. Draft report of the Department of Energy Working Group on Energy Facility Siting to the Secretary  

SciTech Connect

A Department of Energy (DOE) Working Group on Energy Facility Siting, chaired by the Policy Office with membership from the major program and staff offices of the Department, reviewed data regarding energy service needs, infrastructure requirements, and constraints to siting. The Working Group found that the expeditious siting of energy facilities has important economic, energy, and environmental implications for key Administration priorities.

Not Available

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Total Imports  

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

Data Series: Imports - Total Imports - Crude Oil Imports - Crude Oil, Commercial Imports - by SPR Imports - into SPR by Others Imports - Total Products Imports - Total Motor Gasoline Imports - Finished Motor Gasoline Imports - Reformulated Gasoline Imports - Reformulated Gasoline Blended w/ Fuel Ethanol Imports - Other Reformulated Gasoline Imports - Conventional Gasoline Imports - Conv. Gasoline Blended w/ Fuel Ethanol Imports - Conv. Gasoline Blended w/ Fuel Ethanol, Ed55 & Ed55 Imports - Other Conventional Gasoline Imports - Motor Gasoline Blend. Components Imports - Motor Gasoline Blend. Components, RBOB Imports - Motor Gasoline Blend. Components, RBOB w/ Ether Imports - Motor Gasoline Blend. Components, RBOB w/ Alcohol Imports - Motor Gasoline Blend. Components, CBOB Imports - Motor Gasoline Blend. Components, GTAB Imports - Motor Gasoline Blend. Components, Other Imports - Fuel Ethanol Imports - Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Imports - Distillate Fuel Oil Imports - Distillate F.O., 15 ppm Sulfur and Under Imports - Distillate F.O., > 15 ppm to 500 ppm Sulfur Imports - Distillate F.O., > 500 ppm to 2000 ppm Sulfur Imports - Distillate F.O., > 2000 ppm Sulfur Imports - Residual Fuel Oil Imports - Propane/Propylene Imports - Other Other Oils Imports - Kerosene Imports - NGPLs/LRGs (Excluding Propane/Propylene) Exports - Total Crude Oil and Products Exports - Crude Oil Exports - Products Exports - Finished Motor Gasoline Exports - Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Exports - Distillate Fuel Oil Exports - Residual Fuel Oil Exports - Propane/Propylene Exports - Other Oils Net Imports - Total Crude Oil and Products Net Imports - Crude Oil Net Imports - Petroleum Products Period: Weekly 4-Week Avg.

398

Biofuels Issues and Trends  

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

Biofuels Issues and Trends Biofuels Issues and Trends October 2012 Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Biofuels Issues and Trends i This report was prepared by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. By law, EIA's data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government. The views in this report therefore should not be construed as representing those of the Department of Energy or other Federal agencies. October 2012 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Biofuels Issues and Trends ii Table of Contents

399

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Oregon Department of Energy, Guide to Energy Savingsand Renewable Energy (EERE) Guide for Managing Generalof Energy 2006. "Guide to Energy Savings Performance

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

WILL RENEWABLE ENERGY SAVE OUR PLANET?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses some important fundamental issues behind application of renewable energy (RE) to evaluate its impact as a climate change mitigation technology. The discussed issues are the following: definition of renewable energy

Milorad Boji?

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Issues in midterm analysis and forecasting 1998  

SciTech Connect

Issues in Midterm Analysis and Forecasting 1998 (Issues) presents a series of nine papers covering topics in analysis and modeling that underlie the Annual Energy Outlook 1998 (AEO98), as well as other significant issues in midterm energy markets. AEO98, DOE/EIA-0383(98), published in December 1997, presents national forecasts of energy production, demand, imports, and prices through the year 2020 for five cases -- a reference case and four additional cases that assume higher and lower economic growth and higher and lower world oil prices than in the reference case. The forecasts were prepared by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), using EIA`s National Energy Modeling System (NEMS). The papers included in Issues describe underlying analyses for the projections in AEO98 and the forthcoming Annual Energy Outlook 1999 and for other products of EIA`s Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting. Their purpose is to provide public access to analytical work done in preparation for the midterm projections and other unpublished analyses. Specific topics were chosen for their relevance to current energy issues or to highlight modeling activities in NEMS. 59 figs., 44 tabs.

NONE

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

BLACK ISSUES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

BLACK ISSUES :: Your Portal To Diversity :: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::: http transactions in recent years include Viacom's acquisition of Black Entertainment Television, NBC's purchase Bookshelf Events Tech Briefs - more - #12;BLACK ISSUES :: Your Portal To Diversity

Valero-Cuevas, Francisco

403

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Renewable Energy (EERE) Weatherization & Intergovernmentaland Renewable Energy (EERE) 2006. "Guide for Managingand Renewable Energy (EERE) 2007. "Impact Evaluation

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Actuarial Pricing Of Energy Efficiency Projects: Lessonsand Effectiveness of Energy Efficiency Programs, LBNL-Action Plan for Energy Efficiency 2007. Model Energy

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Session D: Energy Issues  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oct 30, 2013 ... Their mixtures at different ratios were consolidated by vacuum hot .... of a Lithium-

406

Energy conservation: policy issues and end-use scenarios of savings potential. Part 2. Tradeoffs of municipal solid-waste-processing alternatives  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this report is to assess the comparative performance and advantages of the various garbage-processing or disposal (landfill) techniques, and to address the issue of large-scale recycling of waste material. Five general methods are discussed: close-in landfill, remote landfill, refuse-derived solid fuel (RDSF), pyrolysis, and incineration. The major issue at this time concerning municipal solid waste disposal is whether to continue with landfill as the primary method or to use some combination of source separation, resource recovery, and energy generation. The constraints surrounding this issue are capital and labor costs, technical feasibility, environmental impacts--especially air pollution--marketability of the derived energy and recycled resources, and public cooperation. (MCW)

Codina, R.; Langlois, C.

1978-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Product liability and small wind energy conversion systems (SWECS): an analysis of selected issues and policy alternatives  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An overview is presented of the various legal issues regarding SWECS performance and safety, according to when such issues may arise during the SWECS manufacturing and marketing processes. Next, the most significant issues are translated into a series of questions, followed by a legal analysis that addresses these questions within the framework of the present product litigation system. The special problems presented to SWECS by judicial treatment of design defect cases and the relevance of industry standards in product cases are emphasized. Finally, a number of policy alternatives for DOE and others to consider are examined concerning their relative advantages and disadvantages in dealing with selected issues.

Noun, R.J.

1979-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Chapter 13, Assessing Persistence and Other Evaluation Issues Cross-Cutting Protocols: The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures  

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

3: Assessing 3: Assessing Persistence and Other Evaluation Issues Cross- Cutting Protocols Daniel M. Violette, Navigant Consulting Subcontract Report NREL/SR-7A30-53827 April 2013 The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures 13 - 1 Chapter 13 - Table of Contents 1 Introduction .............................................................................................................................2 2 Persistence of Energy Savings ................................................................................................3 2.1 Addressing Persistence .................................................................................................... 3 2.2 State of the Practice in Assessing Persistence ................................................................. 7

409

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

End-Use Efficiency and Energy Services (EMEES) Consortium.National Association of Energy Service Companies), Fredprivate sector, energy services company (ESCO) industry;

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and competitive energy markets. It describes availablewholesale and retail energy markets. NAESB is also workingeffects of increasing energy market price (step 2), and the

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Actuarial Pricing Of Energy Efficiency Projects: Lessonsand Effectiveness of Energy Efficiency Programs, LBNL-ACEEE 2010. State Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

fuel oil, natural gas and electricity) - Net energy/demandfuel oil, natural gas and electricity) - Net energy/demandfuel oil, natural gas and electricity) - Net energy/demand

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Micro/Nanotransport Phenomena in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As a result of serious concerns about climate change, high oil prices, and peak oil, energy has become one of the most important issues of our time. Renewable energy and energy-saving technologies are potentially crucial ...

Chen, Gang

414

Company Level Imports  

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

All Petroleum & Other Liquids Reports All Petroleum & Other Liquids Reports Company Level Imports With Data for September 2013 | Release Date: November 27, 2013 | Next Release Date: December 30, 2013 | XLS Previous Issues Month: September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 prior issues Go September 2013 Import Highlights Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in September 2013 has been released and it shows that two countries exported more than 1 million barrels per day to the United States (see table below). The top five exporting countries accounted for 75 percent of United States crude oil imports in September while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 92 percent of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of US crude

415

Important notice about using /house  

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

Important notice about using house Important notice about using house July 6, 2012 (0 Comments) Description There have been a lot of issues recently with NFS hangs on the gpint...

416

ISSUES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM MANUAL  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Issues Management Program encompasses the continuous monitoring of work programs, performance and safety to promptly identify issues to determine their risk and significance, their causes, and to identify and effectively implement corrective actions to ensure successful resolution and prevent the same or similar problems from occurring. This document describes the LBNL Issues Management Program and prescribes the process for issues identification, tracking, resolution, closure, validation, and effectiveness of corrective actions. Issues that are governed by this program include program and performance deficiencies or nonconformances that may be identified through employee discovery, internal or external oversight assessment findings, suggested process improvements and associated actions that require formal corrective action. Issues may also be identified in and/or may result in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reports, Price Anderson Amendment Act (PAAA) reports, Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) reports, Accident Investigation reports, assessment reports, and External Oversight reports. The scope of these issues may include issues of both high and low significance as well as adverse conditions that meet the reporting requirements of the University of California (UC) Assurance Plan for LBNL or other reporting entities (e.g., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy). Issues that are found as a result of a walk-around or workspace inspection that can be immediately corrected or fixed are exempt from the requirements of this document.

Gravois, Melanie

2007-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

417

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Efficiency Programs: Resource acquisition, market transformation, informationEnergy efficiency resource acquisition programs, market transformation programs, informationEnergy efficiency and resource acquisition programs; market transformation programs; information

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

effects of increasing energy market price (step 2), and theelasticity, if the market price of energy is moving upwards.trend, market price) that contribute to energy savings but

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

World Renewable Energy Congress 2011 Sweden Climate Change Issues (CC) 8-11 May 2011, Linkping, Sweden  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

solar thermal system and no backup energy. For temperate-climate systems, two alternatives are presented of energy backup that is used. The study shows that the energy pay-back time of solar systems is lower than in different countries [3-6] but none was focused on solar thermal systems with auxiliary energy source

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

420

Open Issues  

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Open Issues Open Issues Open Issues [PATCHED] python/2.7.4 gzip package fails September 24, 2013 by Doug Jacobsen | 0 Comments The modules version of python (python/2.7.4) had a bug in the default gzip python package. This was due to problems introduced in python 2.7.4 and fixed in python 2.7.5. Receiving a TypeError or structError upon opening and reading a gzip'ped file were the phenotypes of this bug. This has been corrected by installing the python 2.7.5 version of gzip.py into our python distribution. 0 comments | Read the full post [FIXED] JGI data loss in /projectb/sandbox area [purge] August 19, 2013 by Kjiersten Fagnan | 0 Comments We have discovered a serious bug in our purge scripts on /global/projectb. The */global/projectb/sandbox* areas are supposed to be immune from the

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421

Open Issues  

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Open Issues Open Issues Open Issues "error while loading shared libraries: libalpslli.so.0" with serial codes on login nodes December 13, 2013 by Helen He | 0 Comments Symptom: Dynamic executables built with compiler wrappers running directly on the external login nodes are getting the following error message: 0 comments | Read the full post Resolved: Running jobs error: "inet_arp_address_lookup" September 22, 2013 by Helen He | 0 Comments Symptom: After the Hopper August 14 maintenance, users reporting get the error message similar as follows occassionaly: 0 comments | Read the full post Resolved: qstat -a does not show correct hours in elpsed time for running jobs July 12, 2013 by Helen He | 0 Comments Sympton: After the Torque/Moab upgrade on 6/19, the elapsed run time display from

422

Interconnect Issues  

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

Interconnect Issues in NE Serge Khalife, 15 th April 2010 Agenda  About National Grid and Service territories  Scope and definitions  Interconnection Process Overview  Time Frames and Fees  Governmental Entity Exceptions  Net Metering Limit  Technical Issues  Observations and recommendations  Questions and Answers Service Territories Map Scope and definitions  The Distributed Generation Group at National Grid process interconnection applications on the distribution system typically 10 MW and under with a few exceptions.  ISO-NE process larger interconnection applications on the transmission system. Their timelines and procedures vary from National Grid's Distributed Generation process.  Governmental Entity : The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, or any

423

import | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

import import Dataset Summary Description This dataset comes from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and is part of the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook Report (AEO2011). This dataset is table 1, and contains only the reference case. The dataset uses quadrillion BTUs, and quantifies the energy prices using U.S. dollars. The data is broken down into total production, imports, exports, consumption, and prices for energy types. Source EIA Date Released April 26th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 AEO consumption EIA export import production reference case total energy Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon AEO2011: Total Energy Supply, Disposition, and Price Summary - Reference Case (xls, 112.8 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Peer Reviewed Comment

424

Issue Date  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Report on Financial Statements and Federal Single Audit Please find attached our report on the City of Issaquahs financial statements and compliance with federal laws and regulations. We are issuing this report in order to provide information on the Citys financial condition.

Brian Sonntag; City Council; City Of Issaquah; Brian Sonntag Cgfm

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

autonomous trend, market price) that contribute to energytrend with this elasticity, if the market price of energy is

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy - Related Research and Development Proposals  

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

The U.S. Department of Energys Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) is now accepting pre-applications from universities interested in conducting nuclear energy- related research and development (R&D) projects.

427

Department of Energy Issues Call for Proposals to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy-Related Integrated Research Project Proposals  

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

The U.S. Department of Energys Nuclear Energy University Programs is now accepting applications from universities interested in conducting nuclear energy-related Integrated Research Projects.

428

Low energy positron diffraction from Cu(111): Importance of surface loss processes at large angles of incidence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Intensities of positrons specularly diffracted from Cu(111) were measured at the Brandeis positron beam facility and analyzed in the energy range 8eV40{degree}. 30 refs., 5 figs., 1 tab.

Lessor, D.L. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (USA)); Duke, C.B. (Xerox Corp., Webster, NY (USA). Webster Research Center); Lippel, P.H.; Brandes, G.R.; Canter, K.F.; Horsky, T.N. (Brandeis Univ., Waltham, MA (USA). Dept. of Physics)

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Issues in Midterm Analysis and Forecasting  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Final issue of this report. Presents a series of eight papers, which cover topics in analysis and modeling that underlie the Annual Energy Outlook 1999, as well as other significant issues in midterm energy markets.

Information Center

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Laser Propulsion Standardization Issues  

SciTech Connect

It is a relevant issue in the research on laser propulsion that experimental results are treated seriously and that meaningful scientific comparison is possible between groups using different equipment and measurement techniques. However, critical aspects of experimental measurements are sparsely addressed in the literature. In addition, few studies so far have the benefit of independent confirmation by other laser propulsion groups. In this paper, we recommend several approaches towards standardization of published laser propulsion experiments. Such standards are particularly important for the measurement of laser ablation pulse energy, laser spot area, imparted impulse or thrust, and mass removal during ablation. Related examples are presented from experiences of an actual scientific cooperation between NU and DLR. On the basis of a given standardization, researchers may better understand and contribute their findings more clearly in the future, and compare those findings confidently with those already published in the laser propulsion literature. Relevant ISO standards are analyzed, and revised formats are recommended for application to laser propulsion studies.

Scharring, Stefan; Eckel, Hans-Albert [Institute of Technical Physics, German Aerospace Center (DLR), D-70569 Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 38-40 (Germany); Roeser, Hans-Peter [Institute of Space Systems, University of Stuttgart, D-70569 Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31 (Germany); Sinko, John E. [Micro-Nano Global Center of Excellence, Nagoya University (Niue), Nagoya, Aichi, 464-8603 (Japan); Sasoh, Akihiro [Department of Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, 464-8603 (Japan)

2010-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

431

Cogeneration Operational Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A great deal of the discussions concerning congeneration projects are focused on the "avoided cost" and other legal issues which effect these projects. These areas are extremely important and are essential to the success of the venture. Equally important, however, are the operational Issues which impact the utility and the cogenerator. This paper addresses the utility perspective in regard to possible impact of cogeneration systems on utility service to other customer, safety and substation operations. Other operational issues also include utility transmission planning, generation planning and fuel mix decisions. All of these operational problems have an impact on the ratepayer in regard to quality of electric service and future rates. Both the cogenerator and the utility have an interest in solving these problems.

Williams, M.

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Compliation of Bioassay Issues Reported During the 120-Day Suspension of PAAA Enforcement Actions Related to Internal Dose Evaluation Programs by Contractors in the Department of Energy Complex  

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

1999 1999 MEMORANDUM FOR DOE PAAA COORDINATORS CONTRACTOR PAAA COORDINATORS FROM: R. KEITH CHRISTOPHER DIRECTOR OFFICE OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION SUBJECT: Compilation of Bioassay Issues Reported During the 120- Day Suspension of PAAA Enforcement Actions Related to Internal Dose Evaluation Programs by Contractors in the Department of Energy Complex BACKGROUND - The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH Enforcement) invoked a 120-day suspension of PAAA enforcement actions for issues associated with contractor Internal Dose Evaluation Programs (IDEP). Prior to initiation of the suspension, EH Enforcement had identified deficiencies in DOE- contractor implemented bioassay programs at numerous sites within the DOE complex. The commonality of the IDEP deficiencies at the various sites, as well as

433

National Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) Standard: Scoping Study of Issues and Implementation Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

rebatesincentives/ief/ PJM Forward Market Operations 2010. "PJM Manual 18B: Energy Efficiency Measurement &Independent System Operator 13 and PJM Regional Transmission

Schiller, Steven R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Environmental Issues  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

"Geothermal EnergyA Sustainable Resource of Enormous Potential" (Overview ), P.M. Wright, December 1998, pp. 38-40. "Global Warming and the Primary...

435

Accelerating News Issue 5  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this spring issue, we look at developments towards higher luminosity and higher energy colliders. We report on the technology developed for the remote powering of the LHC magnets and studies of diagnostics based on higher order mode port signals. We also inform you about the main outcome of the TIARA survey on market needs for accelerator scientists.

Szeberenyi, A

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has identified nine issue areas which, in our judgment, represent the most significant challenges facing the Department of Energy (Department)  

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

and Investigations and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives FOR RELEASE ON DELIVERY 10:00 AM Friday, June 9, 2006 Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, I am pleased to be here at your request to testify on cyber security issues at the Department of Energy. The Department of Energy, which spends over $2 billion each year on information technology (IT), has a current inventory of approximately 800 information systems, including up to 115,000 personal computers; many powerful supercomputers; numerous servers; and, a broad array of related peripheral equipment. These systems process operational, financial, and highly classified national security data. The need to protect this data and the related systems is of paramount concern to the Department and to the

437

Small Business Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions  

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

Small Business Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions The Department of Energys best practices to reduce and eliminate barriers to small businesses entering into prime contracts for...

438

Assessing recycling versus incineration of key materials in municipal waste: The importance of efficient energy recovery and transport distances  

SciTech Connect

Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We model the environmental impact of recycling and incineration of household waste. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Recycling of paper, glass, steel and aluminium is better than incineration. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Recycling and incineration of cardboard and plastic can be equally good alternatives. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Recyclables can be transported long distances and still have environmental benefits. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Paper has a higher environmental benefit than recyclables found in smaller amounts. - Abstract: Recycling of materials from municipal solid waste is commonly considered to be superior to any other waste treatment alternative. For the material fractions with a significant energy content this might not be the case if the treatment alternative is a waste-to-energy plant with high energy recovery rates. The environmental impacts from recycling and from incineration of six material fractions in household waste have been compared through life cycle assessment assuming high-performance technologies for material recycling as well as for waste incineration. The results showed that there are environmental benefits when recycling paper, glass, steel and aluminium instead of incinerating it. For cardboard and plastic the results were more unclear, depending on the level of energy recovery at the incineration plant, the system boundaries chosen and which impact category was in focus. Further, the environmental impact potentials from collection, pre-treatment and transport was compared to the environmental benefit from recycling and this showed that with the right means of transport, recyclables can in most cases be transported long distances. However, the results also showed that recycling of some of the material fractions can only contribute marginally in improving the overall waste management system taking into consideration their limited content in average Danish household waste.

Merrild, Hanna [Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Miljoevej, Building 113, DK-2800 Kongens Lyngby (Denmark); Larsen, Anna W., E-mail: awla@env.dtu.dk [Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Miljoevej, Building 113, DK-2800 Kongens Lyngby (Denmark); Christensen, Thomas H. [Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Miljoevej, Building 113, DK-2800 Kongens Lyngby (Denmark)

2012-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

439

Plant maintenance and advanced reactors issue, 2008  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The focus of the September-October issue is on plant maintenance and advanced reactors. Major articles/reports in this issue include: Technologies of national importance, by Tsutomu Ohkubo, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan; Modeling and simulation advances brighten future nuclear power, by Hussein Khalil, Argonne National Laboratory, Energy and desalination projects, by Ratan Kumar Sinha, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India; A plant with simplified design, by John Higgins, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy; A forward thinking design, by Ray Ganthner, AREVA; A passively safe design, by Ed Cummins, Westinghouse Electric Company; A market-ready design, by Ken Petrunik, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Canada; Generation IV Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems, by Jacques Bouchard, French Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, France, and Ralph Bennett, Idaho National Laboratory; Innovative reactor designs, a report by IAEA, Vienna, Austria; Guidance for new vendors, by John Nakoski, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Road map for future energy, by John Cleveland, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria; and, Vermont's largest source of electricity, by Tyler Lamberts, Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. The Industry Innovation article is titled Intelligent monitoring technology, by Chris Demars, Exelon Nuclear.

Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

2009-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

440

Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5 5 Distribution Category UC-950 Petroleum 1996 Issues and Trends September 1997 Energy Information Administration Office of Oil and Gas U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This report was prepared by the Energy Information Administration, the independent statistical and analytical agency within the Department of Energy. The information contained herein should not be construed as advocating or reflecting any policy position of the Department of Energy or any other organization. Energy Information Administration / Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends iii Preface Contacts Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends was prepared by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Office of Oil and Gas, Kenneth A. Vagts, Director (202/586-6401), and the EIA Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Webster C.

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Volume III, Issue 11  

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

III, Issue 11 III, Issue 11 November 2013 your connection to Brookhaven Lab's world-class science Maximizing Energy Gains from Tiny Nanoparticles Sometimes big change comes from small begin- nings. That's especially true in the research of Anatoly Frenkel, a professor of phys- ics at Yeshiva University, who is working to reinvent the way we use and produce energy by unlocking the potential of some of the world's tiniest structures - nanoparticles. "The nanoparticle is the smallest unit in most novel materials, and all of its prop- erties are linked in one way or another to its structure," said Frenkel. "If we can un- derstand that connection, we can derive much more infor- mation about how it can be used for catalysis, energy, and other purposes."

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Solar Resource and Forecasting QuestionnaireSolar Resource and Forecasting QuestionnaireSolar Resource and Forecasting QuestionnaireSolar Resource and Forecasting Questionnaire As someone who is familiar with solar energy issues, we hope that you will tak  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

is familiar with solar energy issues, we hope that you will take a few moments to answer this short survey on your needs for information on solar energy resources and forecasting. This survey is conducted with the California Solar Energy Collaborative (CSEC) and the California Solar Initiative (CSI) our objective

Islam, M. Saif

443

Open Issues  

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

"Unable to open kgni version file /sys/class/gemini/kgni0/version" error "Unable to open kgni version file /sys/class/gemini/kgni0/version" error April 13, 2011 by Helen He | 0 Comments Symptom: Dynamic executables built with compiler wrappers running directly on the external login nodes are getting the following error message: 0 comments | Read the full post Resolved -- Default version not shown in "module avail module_name" command April 13, 2011 by Helen He | 0 Comments Symptom: The default software version is not shown when "module avail module_name" is issued. For example: 0 comments | Read the full post Job dependencies do not work as expected. Require additional string in job name April 8, 2011 by Katie Antypas | 0 Comments Symptom: submitting jobs which depend on other jobs does not work. 0 comments | Read the full post

444

Critical design issues of high intensity proton linacs  

SciTech Connect

Medium-energy proton linear accelerators are being studied as drivers for spallation applications requiring large amounts of beam powder. Important design factors for such high-intensity linacs are reviewed, and issues and concerns specific to this unprecedented power regime are discussed.

Lawrence, G.P.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Joint Report Issued by the U.S. Secretary of Energy and the Director of the Russian Federation's Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom)  

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

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel Bodman announced today that he and Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency Director Sergey Kiriyenko have submitted to Presidents Bush...

446

Utility-Scale Future, Continuum Magazine: Clean Energy Innovation at NREL, Spring 2011, Issue 1 Vol. 1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This quarterly magazine is dedicated to stepping beyond the technical journals to reveal NREL's vital work in a real-world context for our stakeholders. Continuum provides insights into the latest and most impactful clean energy innovations, while spotlighting those talented researchers and unique facilities that make it all happen. This edition focuses on creating a utility-scale future.

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2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Inconvenient Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We dig carbon (i.e. fossil fuelssuch as coal, oil, gas, etc) out of the ground and burn it to provide energy [1]. See Fig.(1). Burning of fossil fuels injects carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and carbon dioxide is a major greenhouse gas. Increased greenhouse effects of the atmosphere can warm the earth. The global warming (or climate change) problem is very much in the news. The following is a succinct summary of current public discourse: 1. The people are ready to do something right now, but the politicians are cowards,.... Special interest groups are blocking actions; big oil is making unconscionable profits; fine the companies that emits the greenhouse gases! China has to do her share;... 2. Conservation! Use fluorescent bulbs, better insulations for buildings,.... Energy efficiency! Higher federal gas mileage standards for cars, hybrid cars,... 3. Biofuels (e.g. ethanol), windmills, solar energy,.... No fission nuclear energy (this is slowly changing). Carbon capture and sequestration! More research! Something will turn up... 4. The impact on the economy is tolerablethe global GDP may drop by about 1 %... Suppose we arrive at the conclusion that we should do something. What should we do [2]? Is the public being adequately informed?

Harvey Lam

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Energy infrastructure of the United States and projected siting needs: Scoping ideas, identifying issues and options. Documentation report for Chapter 2: Draft report of the Working Group on Energy Facility Siting to the Secretary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents the sources and derivation of the energy demand and infrastructure estimates found in Chapter 2 of ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE UNITED STATES AND PROJECTED SITING NEEDS: SCOPING IDEAS, IDENTIFYING ISSUES AND OPTIONS Draft Report of the Department of Energy Working Group on Energy Facility Siting to the Secretary. The first part of this report provides an explanation in narrative form of each table, figure, or infrastructure estimate in Chapter 2, including a complete list of references and personal contacts. Appendix A contains a print out of the calculations used to derive the figures, including references to data sources. Appendix B contains the results of a sensitivity analysis that uses an alternative energy use forecast as its basis. This report should only be used in conjunction with the full contents of Chapter 2.

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1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Department of Energy Issues FY 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcements for U.S. Universities to Support Nuclear Energy Education and Infrastructure  

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

The U.S. Department of Energys Office of Nuclear Energy today announced two new fiscal year 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcements to support university and college efforts to build or expand their nuclear science and engineering research and education capabilities.

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Department of Energy Issues FY 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcements for U.S. Universities to Support Nuclear Energy Education and Infrastructure  

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

The U.S. Department of Energys Office of Nuclear Energy today announced two new fiscal year (FY) 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their nuclear science and engineering research and education capabilities.

451

EDIN-USVI Clean Energy Quarterly: Volume 1, Issue 2, March 2011, Energy Development in Island Nations, U.S. Virgin Islands (Newsletter)  

SciTech Connect

This quarterly newsletter provides timely news and information about the plans and progress of the Energy Development in Island Nations U.S. Virgin Islands pilot project, including significant events and milestones, work undertaken by each of the five working groups, and project-related renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

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2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Federal environmental standards of potential importance to operations and activities at US Department of Energy sites. Draft  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is now engaged in a program of environmental restoration nationwide across its 45 sites. It is also bringing its facilities into compliance with environmental regulations, decontaminating and decommissioning unwanted facilities, and constructing new waste management facilities. One of the most difficult questions that DOE must face in successfully remediating its inactive waste sites, decontaminating and decommissioning its inactive facilities, and operating its waste management facilities is: ``What criteria and standards should be met?`` Acceptable standards or procedures for determining standards will assist DOE in its conduct of ongoing waste management and pending cleanup activities by helping to ensure that those activities are conducted in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and are accepted by the regulatory community and the public. This document reports on the second of three baseline activities that are being conducted as prerequisites to either the development of quantitative standards that could be used by DOE, or consistent procedures for developing such standards. The first and third baseline activities are also briefly discussed in conjunction with the second of the three activities.

Fowler, K.M.; Bilyard, G.R.; Davidson, S.A.; Jonas, R.J.; Joseph, J.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

American coal imports 2015  

SciTech Connect

As 2007 ends, the US coal industry passes two major milestones - the ending of the Synfuel tax break, affecting over 100M st annually, and the imposition of tighter and much more expensive safety measures, particularly in deep mines. Both of these issues, arriving at a time of wretched steam coal price levels, promise to result in a major shake up in the Central Appalachian mining sector. The report utilizes a microeconomic regional approach to determine whether either of these two schools of thought have any validity. Transport, infrastructure, competing fuels and regional issues are examined in detail and this forecasts estimates coal demand and imports on a region by region basis for the years 2010 and 2015. Some of the major highlights of the forecast are: Import growth will be driven by steam coal demand in the eastern and southern US; Transport will continue to be the key driver - we believe that inland rail rates will deter imports from being railed far inland and that the great majority of imports will be delivered directly by vessel, barge or truck to end users; Colombian coal will be the overwhelmingly dominant supply source and possesses a costs structure to enable it to compete with US-produced coal in any market conditions; Most of the growth will come from existing power plants - increasing capacity utilization at existing import facilities and other plants making investments to add imports to the supply portfolio - the growth is not dependent upon a lot of new coal fired capacity being built. Contents of the report are: Key US market dynamics; International supply dynamics; Structure of the US coal import market; and Geographic analysis.

Frank Kolojeski [TransGlobal Ventures Corp. (United States)

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Current Issues in Terrestrial Solar Radiation Instrumentation for Energy, Climate and Space Applications Preprint prepared for New RAD '99  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Reductions of uncertainty in terrestrial solar radiation measurements are needed to validate the Earth's radiation balance derived from satellite data. Characterization of solar energy resources for renewable technologies requires greater time and spatial resolution for economical technology deployment. Solar radiation measurement research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory addresses calibrations, operational characteristics, and corrections for terrestrial solar radiation measurements. We describe progress in measurements of broadband diffuse-sky radiation, and characterization of field instrument thermal offsets and spectral irradiance. The need and prospects for absolute references for diffuse and long-wave terrestrial solar radiation measurements are discussed. Reductions in uncertainty of broadband irradiance measurements from tens of watts per square meter to a few (one to two) watts per square meter are reported, which reduce time and labor to quantify and identify trends in artificial optical radiation sources, terrestrial solar radiation, and the Earth's radiation budget.

Stoffel, T. L.; Reda, I.; Myers, D. R.; Renne, D.; Wilcox, S. W.; Treadwell, J.

1999-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

455

Radio Planning of Energy-Aware Cellular Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

I. INTRODUCTION. We are witnessing a growing interest in the area of green networking given the importance of environmental and energy related issues for ...

456

Use of Clearance Indexes to Assess Waste Disposal Issues for the HYLIFE-II Inertial Fusion Energy Power Plant Design  

SciTech Connect

Traditionally, waste management studies for fusion energy have used the Waste Disposal Rating (WDR) to evaluate if radioactive material from irradiated structures could qualify for shallow land burial. However, given the space limitations and the negative public perception of large volumes of waste, there is a growing international motivation to develop a fusion waste management system that maximizes the amount of material that can be cleared or recycled. In this work, we present an updated assessment of the waste management options for the HYLIFE-II inertial fusion energy (IFE) power plant, using the concept of Clearance Index (CI) for radioactive waste disposal. With that purpose, we have performed a detailed neutronics analysis of the HYLIFE-II design, using the TART and ACAB computer codes for neutron transport and activation, respectively. Whereas the traditional version of ACAB only provided the user with the WDR as an index for waste considerations, here we have modified the code to calculate Clearance Indexes using the current International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) clearance limits for radiological waste disposal. The results from the analysis are used to perform an assessment of the waste management options for the HYLIFE-II IFE design.

Reyes, S; Latkowski, J F; Sanz, J

2002-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

457

An assessment of energy and environmental issues related to the use of gas-to-liquid fuels in transportation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Recent technological advances in processes for converting natural gas into liquid fuels, combined with a growing need for cleaner, low-sulfur distillate fuel to mitigate the environmental impacts of diesel engines have raised the possibility of a substantial global gas-to-liquids (G-T-L) industry. This report examines the implications of G-T-L supply for U.S. energy security and the environment. It appears that a G-T-L industry would increase competitiveness in world liquid fuels markets, even if OPEC states are major producers of G-T-L's. Cleaner G-T-L distillates would help reduce air pollution from diesel engines. Implications for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could be positive or negative, depending on the sources of natural gas, their alternative uses, and the degree of sequestration that can be achieved for CO{sub 2} emissions produced during the conversion process.

Greene, D.L.

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Assessment of the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative: Addressing Environmental and Siting Issues Associated with Wind Energy Development  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Wind Coordinating Collaborative (NWCC) is a consensus-based stakeholder group comprised of representatives from the utility, wind industry, environmental, consumer, regulatory, power marketer, agricultural, tribal, economic development, and state and federal government sectors. The purpose of the NWCC is to support the development of an environmentally, economically, and politically sustainable commercial market for wind power (NWCC 2010). The NWCC has been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) since its inception in 1994. In order to evaluate the impact of the work of the NWCC and how this work aligns with DOEs strategic priorities, DOE tasked Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to conduct a series of informal interviews with a small sample of those involved with NWCC.

Van Cleve, Frances B.; States, Jennifer C.

2010-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

459

U.S. Department of Energy NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; Second Quarter FY 2003; June 2, 2003; Issue No. 35  

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

June 2003 June 2003 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Second Quarter FY 2003 June 2, 2003; Issue No. 35 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS Responding to Comments Is Work, But It Makes the NEPA Process Work continued on page 3 Ray Berube Retires Beverly Cook, Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health, wishes Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment Ray Berube well on his retirement. See tribute on page 19. Considering comments received on a draft EIS, and responding to those comments appropriately in the final EIS, can be a daunting task. Even a "great" draft EIS can generate lots of public comment. At times, the process of collecting, sorting, reviewing, and responding to public comments is complex and time-consuming.

460

Importance of legal protection and international quality standards for environmental protection  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The article discusses the importance of environmental protection requirements in the progressively liberalized energy market in the EU. We present environmental issues in general, focusing on a system of environmental management according to the ISO ... Keywords: ISO standards, energy market, environmental management, environmental protection, sustainable development

V. Pozeb; T. Krope

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy use and peak power for new commercial buildings from the BECA-CN (Buildings Energy-Use Compilation and Analysis) data compilation: Key findings and issues  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Data have been collected and analyzed for 152 new commercial buildings from the US and abroad. Each building has some energy-saving or load-shaping features, including techniques such as solar heating and cooling, thermal storage, load management, daylighting, efficient HVAC, and sophisticated control strategies. The data base covers energy and cost data, architectural and system characteristics, building operations, and special features. In this paper, quantitative parameters covering energy use, peak demand, occupancy, operating conditions, construction costs, and energy costs are discussed. About two-thirds of the buildings are offices. The average BECA-CN office uses 66 kBtu/ft/sup 2/-year, which is about half the national office stock average. Measured energy use for these efficient buildings is roughly comparable to computer predictions for buildings designed to comply with the new ASHRAE Standard 90.1P. The average maximum peak electric demand is 5.5 W/ft/sup 2/ for the offices. Peak demand charges account for about 20 to 30% of annual electricity charges. Energy costs an average of $1.02/ft/sup 2/-year (in 1985 dollars) for the offices.

Piette, M.A.; Riley, R.

1986-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico...  

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

Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Energy Efficiency Incentives Workshop Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation...

463

Global and U.S. Immigration: Patterns, Issues, and Outlook  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

U.S. Immigration: Patterns, Issues, and Outlook, 2008. No.Mexicos Deteriorating Oil Outlook: Implications and EnergyPatterns, Issues, and Outlook Philip Martin Professor of

Martin, Philip

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

imports | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

1 1 Varnish cache server imports Dataset Summary Description This dataset comes from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and is part of the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook Report (AEO2011). This dataset is Table 146, and contains only the reference case. The dataset uses million barrels per day. The data is broken down into crude oil, light refined products and heavy refined products. Source EIA Date Released April 26th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 AEO EIA imports liquids Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon AEO2011: Imported Liquids by Source- Reference Case (xls, 85.2 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Peer Reviewed Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Annually Time Period 2008-2035 License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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importing | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

6 6 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142281466 Varnish cache server importing Dataset Summary Description This dataset comes from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and is part of the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook Report (AEO2011). This dataset is table 142, and contains only the reference case. The dataset uses million short tons. The data is broken down into steam coal exports to Europe, Asia and America. Source EIA Date Released April 26th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 AEO Coal flows countries EIA exporting importing Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon AEO2011: World Steam Coal Flows By Importing Regions and Exporting Countries- Reference Case (xls, 103.7 KiB)

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Outage management and health physics issue, 2006  

SciTech Connect

The focus of the May-June issue is on outage management and health physics. Major articles/reports in this issue include: A design with experience for the U.S., by Michael J. Wallace, Constellation Generation Group; Hope to be among the first, by Randy Hutchinson, Entergy Nuclear; Plans to file COLs in 2008, by Garry Miller, Progress Energy; Evolution of ICRP's recommendations, by Lars-Erik Holm, ICRP; European network on education and training in radiological protection, by Michele Coeck, SCK-CEN, Belgium; Outage managment: an important tool for improving nuclear power plant performance, by Thomas Mazour and Jiri Mandula, IAEA, Austria; and Plant profile: Exploring new paths to excellence, by Anne Thomas, Exelon Nuclear.

Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

2006-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

467

Decontamination, decommissioning, and vendor advertorial issue, 2008  

SciTech Connect

The focus of the July-August issue is on Decontamination, decommissioning, and vendor advertorials. Articles and reports in this issue include: D and D technical paper summaries; The role of nuclear power in turbulent times, by Tom Chrisopher, AREVA, NP, Inc.; Enthusiastic about new technologies, by Jack Fuller, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy; It's important to be good citizens, by Steve Rus, Black and Veatch Corporation; Creating Jobs in the U.S., by Guy E. Chardon, ALSTOM Power; and, and, An enviroment and a community champion, by Tyler Lamberts, Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. The Industry Innovations article is titled Best of the best TIP achievement 2008, by Edward Conaway, STP Nuclear Operating Company.

Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

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Technical Review of Externalities Issues  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Externalities, once a term known only to students of economics, has become the catchword for a major experiment in electric utility regulation. It is very important for utilities and policy makers to understand the technical issues and arguments driving the externality experiment. This experiment has important implications for utility costs, competitive positions, environmental quality, and future regulations.

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The Energy Journal, Special Issue. Strategies for Mitigating Climate Change Through Energy Efficiency: A Multi-Model Perspective. Copyright 2011 by the IAEE. All rights reserved.  

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to that of Lovins, the McKinsey consulting firm has produced estimates of energy efficiency prof- itability be realized at little or no cost (for the U.S., see McKinsey, 2007; 2009). The approach pioneered by Lovins and adopted more recently by McKinsey is often referred to as bottom-up analysis. In this type of analysis

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DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices for Three Showerhead Models | Department  

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Issues Noncompliance Notices for Three Showerhead Models Issues Noncompliance Notices for Three Showerhead Models DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices for Three Showerhead Models October 4, 2011 - 4:02pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement issued Notices of Noncompliance Determination this week to three companies regarding showerheads that violate federal water conservation standards. The federal standard enacted by Congress limits showerhead water consumption to no more than 2.5 gallons per minute. Watermark Designs' model SH-FAL-90 consumes 10.5 gallons per minute (gpm). Hudson Reed's HEAD16 model consumes 8.1 gpm, and an eight-jet model, SKU 150043, imported by Zoe Industries consumes 9.4 gpm. All three companies must cease distribution of these models immediately. Following earlier civil penalty actions for failure to submit required

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NREL: Transmission Grid Integration - Issues Affecting Renewable...  

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issues related to the integration of renewable energy sources into the transmission system. Developing solutions to these challenges will enable higher penetrations of...

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UESC Contracting Officer Issues Round-Up  

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

Presentationgiven at at the Fall 2012 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meetingdiscusses issues contracting officers often face with utility energy service contracts (UESCs).

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Technology transfer issue  

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Testimony by Lawrence J. Brady, Commerce Assistant Secretary for Trade Administration, at Congressional hearings on the national security issues of technology transfers to the Soviet Union identified steps the US needs to take to deal effectively with the problem. These steps include an understanding of how the Soviet Union has and will benefit militarily by acquiring Western technology and efforts to work with other countries, counterintelligence agencies, and industries to stem the flow of technological information. Brady outlined changes in technology development that complicate the enforcement of transfer rules, and emphasized the importance of a close relationship between the business community and the Commerce Department. (DCK)

Jacobson, C.

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Issued by Sandia National Laboratories,  

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Issued by Sandia National Laboratories, operated for the United States Issued by Sandia National Laboratories, operated for the United States Department of Energy by Sandia Corporation. NOTICE: 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, nor any of their contractors, subcontractors, or their employees, make any warranty, express or implied, or assume any legal liability

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Energy Management Issued: June 2010  

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.2 Daylighting: The use of natural daylight coming in through windows to light interior rooms instead of a heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system. 2.10 Process Cooling: A procedure used to cool natural daylighting. · Turn off main office lights and use fluorescent task lights, especially

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Renewable Energy Issues Rangan Banerjee  

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17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Hour of the day. Load(kW) Residential Electricity Demand Agriculture Demand Industry demand Total Load Typical Village Load Profile #2 Access to Rural Poor Load Factor 28% Rajamele WB Sustainability #12;GHG Emissions (Fuel Cycle Analysis) Coal Conventional Advanced Coal Oil Gas Nuclear Biomass PV

Banerjee, Rangan

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Energy Management Issued: June 2010  

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, utilities refer to electric, natural gas, steam, and water. 2.8 Air Changes Per Hour: Measure for how many budget. Facilities Management pays the utility providers for the campus usage in four main areas: steam, electricity, natural gas, and water. Facilities Management is the main point of contact for each

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Chu Issues Call to Action on Carbon Capture and Storage | Department of  

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Issues Call to Action on Carbon Capture and Storage Issues Call to Action on Carbon Capture and Storage Chu Issues Call to Action on Carbon Capture and Storage October 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis The attached letter from U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu was delivered today to Energy Ministers and other attendees of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum in London, where Secretary Chu is speaking on Monday and Tuesday. For questions, email Tom.Reynolds@hq.doe.gov or Dan.Leistikow@hq.doe.gov Media contact(s): (202) 586-4940 Addthis Related Articles As OPEC Ministers Meet, Secretary Chu Stresses the Importance of Energy Independence Energy Department Announces New Mapping Initiative to Advance North American Carbon Storage Efforts Secretary Chu Stresses Global Cooperation on Energy, Economic and Climate Challenges in Talks with World Energy Ministers

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Important communication talk  

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Fermilab Community Advisory Board February 25, 2010 Fermilab's future * Fermilab envisions an ambitious, world-class research program at the Energy Frontier, Intensity Frontier and Cosmic Frontier * We seek your input on public- related issues as we develop our plans, from vision to construction to operation, from the effects of blasting on local residents to the future of US particle physics. Fermilab Community Advisory Board Fermilab 101 Fermilab Community Advisory Board January 9, 2010 Fermilab 201 Fermilab Community Advisory Board First speaker: Robert Tschirhart, Naperville Fermilab Fermilab Community Advisory Board Our research starts with questions The big questions: What is the nature of the universe, and what is it made of? What are matter,

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Reformulated gasoline quality issues  

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One year ago, a panel of industry experts were interviewed in the November/December 1994 issue of Fuel Reformulation (Vol. 4, No. 6). With the focus then and now on refinery investments, the panelists were asked to forecast which refining processes would grow in importance. It is apparent from their response, and from other articles and discussions throughout the year, that hydroprocessing and catalytic conversion processes are synergistic in the overall refinery design, with flexibility and process objectives varying on a unit-by-unit case. To an extent, future refinery investments in downstream petrochemicals, such as for paraxylene production, are based on available catalytic reforming feedstock. Just a importantly, hydroprocessing units (hydrotreating, hydrocracking) needed for clean fuel production (gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel), are heavily dependent on hydrogen production from the catalytic reformer. Catalytic reforming`s significant influence in the refinery hydrogen balance, as well as its status as a significant naphtha conversion route to higher-quality fuels, make this unit a high-priority issue for engineers and planners striving for flexibility.

Gonzalez, R.G.; Felch, D.E.; Edgar, M.D.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental issues in China  

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Global concern about the environment is increasing, and the People's Republic of China (PRC) is not immune from such concerns. The Chinese face issues similar to those of many other developing nations. The US Department of Energy is particularly interested in national and world pollution issues, especially those that may infringe on other countries' economic growth and development. The DOE is also interested in any opportunities that might exist for US technical assistance and equipment in combating environmental problems. Our studies of articles in the China Daily, and English-language daily newspaper published by the Chinese government, show that population, pollution, and energy are major concerns of the Chinese Communist Party. Thus this report emphasizes the official Chinese government view. Supporting data were also obtained from other sources. Regardless of the severity of their various environmental problems, the Chinese will only try to remedy those problems with the greatest negative effects on its developing economy. They will be looking for foreign assistance, financial and informational, to help implement solutions. With the Chinese government seeking assistance, the United States has an opportunity to export basic technical information, especially in the areas of pollution control and monitoring, oil exploration methods, oil drilling technology, water and sewage treatment procedures, hazardous waste and nuclear waste handling techniques, and nuclear power plant safety procedures. In those areas the US has expertise and extensive technical experience, and by exporting the technologies the US would benefit both economically and politically. 59 refs., 3 figs.

Travis, P.S.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IN THIS ISSUE New Power Plant Initiative  

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ABOUT INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR COAL UTILIZATION PROJECT NEWS BYTES OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY * DOEFE-0215P-42 ISSUE NO. 42, WINTER 2000 See...

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Edison Known issues  

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3 or 510-486-8611 Home For Users Computational Systems Retired Systems Edison Phase I - Retired 6242013 Known issues Known issues IPM Not Reporting the FLOPS...

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Fossil Energy Today | Department of Energy  

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Blog » Fossil Energy Today Blog » Fossil Energy Today Fossil Energy Today Fossil Energy Today - a free, quarterly newsletter published by the Office of Fossil Energy Fossil Energy Today - launched in January 2011 - is a free digital newsletter published quarterly by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy. Fossil Energy Today provides you with updates on important activities, progress and other developments within Fossil Energy. To subscribe, please send us an email. Issues Available for Download January 22, 2013 Fossil Energy Today - First Quarter, 2013 Here are just some of the stories featured in this issue: Carbon Storage Partner Completes First Year of CO2 Injection; Atlas Estimates 2,400 Billion Metric Tons of U.S. CO2 Storage Resource; CCUS Projects Making

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Company Level Imports Explanatory Notes  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Company Level Imports Explanatory Notes Company Level Imports Explanatory Notes Notice: Ongoing analysis of imports data to the Energy Information Administration reveals that some imports are not correctly reported on Form EIA-814 "Monthly Imports Report". Contact with the companies provides sufficient information for EIA to include these imports in the data even though they have not provided complete reports on Form EIA-814. Estimates are included in aggregate data, but the estimates are not included in the file of Company-Level Imports. Therefore, summation of volumes for PAD Districts 1-5 from the Company-Level Imports will not equal aggregate import totals. Explanation of Codes Used in Imports Database Files SURVEY_ID EIA-814 Survey Form Number for Collecting Petroleum Import Statistics

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

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

Paradza, Taapano

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Revisiting some physics issues related to the new mass limit for magnetized white dwarfs  

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We clarify important physics issues related to the recently established new mass limit for magnetized white dwarfs which is significantly super-Chandrasekhar. The issues include, justification of high magnetic field and the corresponding formation of stable white dwarfs, contribution of the energy density of magnetic field, flux freezing, variation of magnetic field and related currents therein. We also attempt to address the observational connection of such highly magnetized white dwarfs.

Upasana Das; Banibrata Mukhopadhyay

2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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GUA Update, December 2008 Issue  

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The GUA Update is published quarterly. The following articles are featured in this issue of Gasification Users Association (GUA) Update: President Obama's Energy and Climate Agenda Outgoing Administration Energy Program Updates China's Coal Gasification Industry Continues to Expand U.S. IGCC Project Updates International IGCC and Gasification Projects IGCC and Gasification Technology News Items U.S. Coal to SNG Project Announcements 2008 Coal to Liquids (CTL) New content is in bold. Previous content fr...

2009-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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AARP submits the following comments on consumers and smart grid issues in response to the Request for Information (Request or RFI) on smart grid policy and logistical challenges, published by the Department of Energy (DOE) on September 16, 2010  

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AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen Comments to: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges David Certner Legislative Counsel and Legislative Policy Director AARP Government Relations and Advocacy Olivia Wein, Staff Attorney National Consumer Law Center Tyson Slocum, Director Public Citizen's Energy Program November 1, 2010 2 CONSUMER COMMENTERS: AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen submit the following comments on consumers and smart grid issues in response to the Request for Information (Request or RFI) on smart grid policy and logistical challenges, published by the Department of Energy (DOE) on September 16, 2010. About AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen

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Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico Public  

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Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Energy Efficiency Incentives Workshop Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Energy Efficiency Incentives Workshop Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Energy Efficiency Incentives Workshop Decoupling: Mechanics and Issues, Presentation to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Energy Efficiency Incentives Workshop More Documents & Publications Overview of Utility Incentives Presentation to the Kansas Corporation Commission Energy Efficiency Incentives Workshop Weston-Principles of Decoupling Florida. August 2008 Decoupling Policies: Options to Encourage Energy Efficiency Policies for

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DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecuri...  

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Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems February 11,...

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IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, SELECTED PAPER FROM IEEE SENSORS 2012 CONFERENCE SPECIAL ISSUE, JULY 2013 1 Ambient-RF-Energy-Harvesting Sensor Device with  

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intervals, depending on the energy intake. Typically in energy-harvesting systems, a capacitor is used achieve an optimally efficient energy usage and a maximized sampling/sending rate applying the energy-term changes are detected. This environmental awareness enables an efficient energy usage by capacitor leakage

Tentzeris, Manos

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Energy Conservation: Policy Issues and End-Use Scenarios of Savings Potential -- Part 3, Policy Barriers and Investment Decisions in Industry  

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on Nu- clear and Alternative Energy Systems ( CONAES) andCommittee on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems (CONAES)on Nu- clear and Alternative Energy Systems (CONAES) and FEA

Benenson, Peter

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The most important thing you can do is be conscious of your energy usage, particularly with your AC and heating. Every added degree wastes gobs of  

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and heating. Every added degree wastes gobs of energy, which can go unnoticed since you pay a flat utilities you whether an action, such as leaving your computer on, will waste energy. For more information with the lights on. Tuition going towards this energy waste could be spent more productively if we use lights only

Dobbins, Ian G.

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Livscykelanalys av flerbostadshus energieffektiviseringstgrder fr minskade koldioxidutslpp; Life Cycle Analysis of Residential Buildings - Energy Efficiency Measures for Decreasing Carbon Dioxide Emissions.  

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?? The importance of energy- and environmental issues has increased, and the work towards reducing carbon dioxide emissions plays a major part. The European Union (more)

Hedin, Hanna

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Photovoltaics for Buildings: Key Issues in Pursuit of Market Readiness  

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The photovoltaic (PV) industry is rapidly beginning to recognize the market potential of the buildings sector. New PV-for-buildings products have recently become commercially available, and numerous products that are under development will be introduced within the next 5 years. To ensure that these new products will be adopted and used in common building practices, the PV industry should recognize and address important buildings industry issues. These issues include building codes and standards, after-market servicing, education, and warranties and insurance policies. Photovoltaic systems are also still very expensive. The simplest method for increasing their value for a building is to decrease the building's electrical loads through energy efficiency and conservation. Meeting these goals can only be accomplished through partnerships with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), private industry, and public institutions.

Hayter, S. J.

1998-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Photovoltaics for Buildings: Key Issues in Pursuit of Market Readiness  

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The photovoltaic (PV) industry is rapidly beginning to recognize the market potential of the buildings sector. New PV-for-buildings products have recently become commercially available, and numerous products that are under development will be introduced within the next 5 years. To ensure that these new products will be adopted and used in common building practices, the PV industry should recognize and address important buildings industry issues. These issues include building codes and standards, after-market servicing, education, and warranties and insurance policies. Photovoltaic systems are also still very expensive. The simplest method for increasing their value for a building is to decrease the buildin