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Ventyx, an ABB Company  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Ventyx, an ABB Company Ventyx, an ABB Company 1495 Canyon Blvd Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302 (t) 720.240.5500 www.ventyx.com April 30, 2013 Ms. Rebecca Peterson U.S Department of Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Mail Stop EI-23, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 Re: Proposed changes to Energy Information Administration Forms EIA-63B, EIA-411, EIA-826, EIA-860, EIA-860M, EIA-861, EIA-861S, and EIA-923. Federal Register Vol. 78 No. 44, Wednesday March 6, 2013. Dear Ms. Peterson: We appreciate the time and effort the Energy Information Administration spends collecting, maintaining and distributing industry wide data. The data found in EIA forms 923, 860, 860M, 861 and 826 is the industry standard and used by market analysts and

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LCI | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

3 3 Varnish cache server LCI Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system for eGrid regions (AKGD, AKMS, AZNM, CAMX, ERCT, FRCC, HIMS, HIOA, MROE, MROW, NEWE, NWPP, NYCW, NYLI, NYUP, RFCE, RFCM, RFCW, RMPA, SPNO, SPSO, SRMV, SRMW, SRSO, SRTV, SRVC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory forms (xls and xml) . A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included.Datasets include generation and transmission of electricity for each of the eGrid regions. It is representative of the year 2008 mix of fuels used for utility generations for each of the eGrid regions Source USLCI Database Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords eGrid Electricity grid LCI life cycle inventory US Data application/zip icon egrid_electricity_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 7 MiB)

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LCI Newsletter | Department of Energy  

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

LCI Newsletter LCI Newsletter LCI Newsletter Welcome to the U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database Newsletter. This newsletter covers news and updates about the database and is published quarterly. Learn more about the Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Database. Subscribe If you would like to receive updates, you can sign up to be on our mailing list. The use of life cycle assessment (LCA) is increasing tremendously, and we are working hard to keep up with its growth and ever-changing landscape. Stay with us as we make exciting changes and watch the database grow dramatically over the next few years. In this edition: U.S. LCI Database Protocol Redevelopment Building Data Gap Analysis UNEP/SETAC Workshop Updated Electricity Datasets U.S. LCI Database/USDA LCI Library Collaboration LCA Data Commons

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NREL/Ventyx Utility Rates: What is included? | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL/Ventyx Utility Rates: What is included? NREL/Ventyx Utility Rates: What is included? Home > Groups > Utility Rate Does anyone know what pieces of electric rates are included in the NREL/Ventyx database of rates by utility, i.e. is it supply only or does the file include supply, transmission & distribution costs? Thanks! Submitted by Vbugnion on 27 February, 2013 - 16:25 1 answer Points: 1 Hi Vbugnion, Just to clarify, you're not asking about the OpenEI utility rates, but rather the Ventyx rates found here: http://developer.nrel.gov/doc/api/georeserv/service/utility_rates If so, then the Ventyx rates do include all bundled rates (which includes supply, trans, and distr costs). However, there's a small but non-zero possibility that a few energy-only or delivery-only rates may not have been cleaned

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NREL-LCI Database Project | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

LCI Database Project LCI Database Project Jump to: navigation, search Logo: NREL-LCI Database Project Name NREL-LCI Database Project Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector Energy Focus Area Buildings Resource Type Dataset Website http://www.nrel.gov/lci/ Program Start 2001 Country United States Northern America References About LCI Database Project[1] Abstract The U.S. Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Database is a publicly available database that allows users to objectively review and compare analysis results that are based on similar data collection and analysis methods. NREL-LCI Database Project Screenshot This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. References ↑ "About LCI Database Project" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=NREL-LCI_Database_Project&oldid=408164"

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USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) Agency/Company /Organization: United States Geological Survey Sector: Land Focus Area: Land Use Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps User Interface: Website Website: landcover.usgs.gov/landcoverdata.php Cost: Free USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) Screenshot References: USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI)[1] "Welcome to the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) Land Cover Institute (LCI). The USGS currently houses the institute at the Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The LCI will address land cover topics from local to global scales, and in both domestic and international settings. The USGS through the Land Cover Institute

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The Life Cycle of Steel (LCA/LCI)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 3, 2008 ... A life cycle inventory (LCI) looks at the resources, energy and emissions from the steel production to the end of its life. The International Iron...

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NREL: U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database - About the LCI Database Project  

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

About the LCI Database Project About the LCI Database Project The U.S. Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Database is a publicly available database that allows users to objectively review and compare analysis results that are based on similar data collection and analysis methods. Finding consistent and transparent LCI data for life cycle assessments (LCAs) is difficult. NREL works with LCA experts to solve this problem by providing a central source of critically reviewed LCI data through its LCI Database Project. NREL's High-Performance Buildings research group is working closely with government stakeholders, and industry partners to develop and maintain the database. The 2009 U.S. Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Data Stakeholder meeting was an important step in the ongoing improvement of the database. Prior to that event, NREL conducted a poll of current and

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ventyxReprint.indd  

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

worldPower 2010 worldPower 2010 1 T he utility world has changed drastically in the last 10 years. New technologies like Smart Meters and fully functional Smart Grid concepts have made large inroads into the utility space and no one should want to be left behind. Utilities also face additional pressures from regulatory bodies who are continuing to encourage carbon reduction and greater customer flexibility. Utilities need to balance these new requirements with the financial obligations of providing reliable power (at a reasonable price) while attempting to meet shareholder expectations. Each of these goals are not necessarily complimentary, thus utilities need to determine how to address each one. Some of the ways utilities are addressing these concepts is through the rollout of dynamic pricing for reducing peak-load,

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Life Cycle Results from the IGCC LCI&C Study  

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

Results from the IGCC LCI&C Study Results from the IGCC LCI&C Study Robert E. James III, Timothy J. Skone Office of Systems, Analyses and Planning National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), U.S. DOE Revision 2, June 2013 DOE/NETL-2012/1551 ‹#› Conceptual Study Boundary Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) ‹#› LCA's Expanded Boundary for IGCC Mine Construction Train & Rail Manufacturing Plant Construction/ Installation Coal Extraction/ Operation Train Operation Mine Decommissioning Stage #1 Raw Material Acquisition Stage #2 Raw Material Transport Plant Operation Carbon Capture (CC), Operation CO 2 Pipeline, Operation CO 2 Sequestration, Operation Plant Decommissioning Construction & Installation Deinstallation Transmission & Distribution, Operation

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Particle swarm optimisation for power quality improvement of a 12-pulse rectifier-chopper fed LCI-synchronous motor drive  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper investigates the optimised passive filter combination for power quality improvement of a 12-pulse rectifier-chopper fed load commutated inverter LCI based synchronous motor SM drive. The search of optimised component values of passive filter ...

Sanjeev Singh; Bhim Singh

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Energy Information Administration  

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

0 0 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Natural Gas Annual Figure 3. Marketed production of natural gas in the United States and the Gulf of Mexico, 2012 (million cubic feet) None 1-15,000 15,001-100,000 100,001-200,000 200,001-500,000 500,001 and over Sources: Energy Information Administration (EIA), Form EIA-895, "Annual Quantity and Value of Natural Gas Report"; Form EIA-914, "Monthly Natural Gas Production Report"; state agencies; Form EIA-23, "Annual Survey of Domestic Oil and Gas Reserves"; LCI; Ventyx; and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, and predecessor agencies. IN OH TN WV VA KY

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Life Cycle Results from the IGCC LCI&C Study  

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Plant Construction Installation Coal Extraction Operation Train Operation Mine Decommissioning Stage 1 Raw Material Acquisition Stage 2 Raw Material Transport Plant Operation...

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Williston Basin crude oil production and takeaway capacity ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... Quarterly Coal Report Monthly Energy Review Residential Energy ... Solar Energy in Brief. What's ... Energy, LLC (Bentek), testing the ...

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U.S. Electric Utility Companies and Rates: Look-up by Zipcode...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities....

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Perry Sioshansi  

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

Global Energy Decisions (GED), now called Ventyx.His recent edited books include Electricity Market Reform: An International Perspective (2006), Competitive Electricity...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update, Printer-Friendly Version  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

each of the consumption sectors, excluding the industrial sector, according to BENTEK Energy Services, LLC. Moderating temperatures likely contributed to lower natural gas...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

each of the consumption sectors, excluding the industrial sector, according to BENTEK Energy Services, LLC. Moderating temperatures likely contributed to lower natural gas...

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New natural gas pipeline capacity adds service into Florida ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration based on BENTEK Energy, LLC Note: Daily natural gas flow data and daily pipeline capacity derived from Florida's Gas ...

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Microsoft Word - Emergency Report Jan 09 2014.docx  

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

in italics Sources: NOAA, Bentek Energy, SNL Energy Tonight's overnight low temp forecast (Through tomorrow morning) Source: NOAA Source: U.S. Energy Information...

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Development of British Columbia wood pellet life cycle inventory and its utilization in the evaluation of domestic pellet applications.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??An in-house life cycle inventory (LCI) database for British Columbia (BC) wood pellets is established. The LCI database is used to compare the performance of (more)

Pa, Ann An

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Examination of Temporal Trends in Electricity Reliability Based on Reports from U.S. Electric Utilities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID).cleanenergy/energy-resources/egrid/index.html Eto, J. E. andVentyx 2011). Source: EPA EGrid 2010 Map Figure 1. Map of

Eto, Joseph H.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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electric rates | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

electric rates electric rates Dataset Summary Description This dataset, compiled by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities. Note: the file includes average rates for each utility, but not the detailed rate structure data found in the database available via the zip-code look-up feature on the OpenEI Utilities page (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Gateway:Utilities). The data was released by NREL/Ventyx in February 2011. Source NREL and Ventyx Date Released February 24th, 2012 (2 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords electric rates rates US utilities Data text/csv icon IOU rates by zipcode (csv, 1.7 MiB) text/csv icon Non-IOU rates by zipcode (csv, 2.1 MiB)

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rates | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

rates rates Dataset Summary Description This dataset, compiled by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities. Note: the file includes average rates for each utility, but not the detailed rate structure data found in the database available via the zip-code look-up feature on the OpenEI Utilities page (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Gateway:Utilities). The data was released by NREL/Ventyx in February 2011. Source NREL and Ventyx Date Released February 24th, 2012 (2 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords electric rates rates US utilities Data text/csv icon IOU rates by zipcode (csv, 1.7 MiB) text/csv icon Non-IOU rates by zipcode (csv, 2.1 MiB)

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U.S. Electric Utility Companies and Rates: Look-up by Zipcode (Feb 2011) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Utility Companies and Rates: Look-up by Zipcode (Feb 2011) Utility Companies and Rates: Look-up by Zipcode (Feb 2011) Dataset Summary Description This dataset, compiled by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities. Note: the file includes average rates for each utility, but not the detailed rate structure data found in the database available via the zip-code look-up feature on the OpenEI Utilities page (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Gateway:Utilities). The data was released by NREL/Ventyx in February 2011. Source NREL and Ventyx Date Released February 24th, 2012 (2 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords electric rates rates US utilities Data text/csv icon IOU rates by zipcode (csv, 1.7 MiB)

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US utilities | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

6489 6489 Varnish cache server US utilities Dataset Summary Description This dataset, compiled by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities. Note: the file includes average rates for each utility, but not the detailed rate structure data found in the database available via the zip-code look-up feature on the OpenEI Utilities page (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Gateway:Utilities). The data was released by NREL/Ventyx in February 2011. Source NREL and Ventyx Date Released February 24th, 2012 (2 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords electric rates rates US utilities Data text/csv icon IOU rates by zipcode (csv, 1.7 MiB) text/csv icon Non-IOU rates by zipcode (csv, 2.1 MiB)

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

January 30, 2013 | Release Date: January 31, January 30, 2013 | Release Date: January 31, 2013 | Next Release: February 7, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Natural gas dry production at selected points in the United States Rocky Mountain region have rebounded during the final two weeks of January, according to data from BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek). Production declines took place in this region during the middle of the month, likely due to the effect of a cold front that moved into the region. The cold weather led to a number of reported wellhead freeze-offs, and correlated with production decreases in the San Juan, Green River, Uinta and Piceance basins, according to Bentek. This was particularly the case in the San Juan Basin, located in Colorado

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6, 2012 | Release Date: June 7, 6, 2012 | Release Date: June 7, 2012 | Next Release: June 14, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Pipeline Exports to Mexico Hit 7-Year High. U.S. pipeline exports to Mexico reached 1,867 million cubic feet per day (MMcf per day) on Tuesday, June 5, according to data from BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek). This is the highest daily volume of U.S. exports to Mexico in the 7.5 years for which Bentek has data available. Pipeline exports from Texas usually make up around 75 percent of the total U.S. pipeline exports to Mexico, while exports from the other Southwestern border states make up the balance. U.S. exports to Mexico have displayed strong growth since 2011, as Mexico

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

24, 2013 | Release Date: April 25, 24, 2013 | Release Date: April 25, 2013 | Next Release: May 2, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: In the News: Winter 2012-13 natural gas net imports from eastern Canada half of five-year average Net imports of natural gas via pipeline from eastern Canada into the northeastern United States this past winter (November 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013) averaged 1.06 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), less than half of the five-year average of 2.14 Bcf/d, according to data from BENTEK Energy, LLC (Bentek). Natural gas net imports from eastern Canada fell below the five-year same-day minimum over 60 percent of the time this winter (97 out of 151 days), according to the Bentek data.

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2012 | Release Date: August 9, 8, 2012 | Release Date: August 9, 2012 | Next Release: August 16, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Infrastructure constraints in the Northeast, particularly in Northern Pennsylvania, have led Marcellus prices to diverge from the Henry Hub since May 2012. Additionally, BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek) reported that infrastructure constraints have led Northeast Pennsylvania production to flatten in recent weeks. Bentek estimates that more than 1,000 wells have been drilled but are not yet producing because of insufficient pipeline capacity. Several infrastructure projects have been proposed recently to help ease constraints in the region: Earlier this month, Williams Partners LP (Williams) announced plans

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U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database Roadmap (Brochure)  

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

LIFE CYCLE INVENTORY DATABASE LIFE CYCLE INVENTORY DATABASE ROADMAP rsed e Goals of the U.S. LCI Database Project * Maintain data quality and transparency. * Cover commonly used materials, products, and processes in the United States with up-to-date, critically reviewed LCI data. * Support the expanded use of LCA as an environmental decision-making tool. * Maintain compatibility with international LCI databases. * Provide exceptional data accessibility.

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A Portable ENvironment for a Graphical User INterface  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

­ face management systems like InterViews [LVC89, LCI \\Lambda 92], fresco [X C94], motif [Ber91], Tcl/Tk

Clausen, Michael

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Life-Cycle Evaluation of Concrete Building Construction as a Strategy for Sustainable Cities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

fraction of national energy use, resource consumption, andfraction of national energy use, resource consumption, andLCI. Energy consumption data are aggregated into national

Stadel, Alexander

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - Figure_05.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

of Natural Gas Production Report"; Form EIA-914, "Monthly Natural Gas Production Report"; state agencies; Form EIA-23, "Annual Survey of Domestic Oil and Gas Reserves"; LCI;...

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U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database Roadmap (Brochure)  

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

LIFE CYCLE INVENTORY DATABASE ROADMAP rsed e Goals of the U.S. LCI Database Project * Maintain data quality and transparency. * Cover commonly used materials, products, and...

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Global Primary Aluminium Industry 2010 Life Cycle Inventory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Within this framework, the Primary Aluminium Industry has established a global Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) data set. Inventory flows include inputs of raw materials ...

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OpenEI - US utilities  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Electric Utility Electric Utility Companies and Rates: Look-up by Zipcode (Feb 2011) http://en.openei.org/datasets/node/899 This dataset, compiled by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities. Note: the file includes average rates for each utility, but not the detailed rate structure data found in the database available via the zip-code look-up feature on the OpenEI Utilities page (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Gateway:Utilities). The data was released by NREL/Ventyx in February 2011.

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OpenEI - rates  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

U.S. Electric Utility U.S. Electric Utility Companies and Rates: Look-up by Zipcode (Feb 2011) http://en.openei.org/datasets/node/899 This dataset, compiled by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities. Note: the file includes average rates for each utility, but not the detailed rate structure data found in the database available via the zip-code look-up feature on the OpenEI Utilities page (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Gateway:Utilities). The data was released by NREL/Ventyx in February 2011.

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OpenEI - electric rates  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

U.S. Electric Utility U.S. Electric Utility Companies and Rates: Look-up by Zipcode (Feb 2011) http://en.openei.org/datasets/node/899 This dataset, compiled by NREL and Ventyx, provides average residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates by zip code for both investor owned utilities (IOU) and non-investor owned utilities. Note: the file includes average rates for each utility, but not the detailed rate structure data found in the database available via the zip-code look-up feature on the OpenEI Utilities page (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Gateway:Utilities). The data was released by NREL/Ventyx in February 2011.

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Microsoft Word - 20100706_FEMP_GIS_Inventory.docx  

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GIS Datasets Specific to the US (These do not include VENTYX, PLATTS or HSIP data.) GIS Datasets Specific to the US (These do not include VENTYX, PLATTS or HSIP data.) I. Boundary Files a. Political i. States ii. Counties iii. Congressional Districts iv. State Legislative Districts b. Infrastructure/Utility i. EPA eGrid Regions ii. TMY3 Boundaries iii. ReEDS Regions iv. PCA Regions v. Interconnects c. Federal Lands i. National Parks/Monuments ii. National Forests/Grasslands iii. BLM iv. Military v. Indian Reservations d. Parks i. National ii. State iii. City/County/Local iv. Recreation Areas e. Census Data i. Urban Areas ii. City Boundaries iii. Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Areas iv. Census Tracts/Blocks/Population v. Area Code

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2012 | Release Date: October 18, 7, 2012 | Release Date: October 18, 2012 | Next Release: October 25, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: First taste of cooler weather evidenced by uptick in residential/commercial natural gas consumption over last two reporting weeks. An uptick in residential/commercial natural gas consumption took place over the last two reporting weeks, according to estimates from BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek) signaling the arrival of cooler temperatures and increased natural gas demand for heating homes and businesses. The increase in daily consumption began over Columbus Day weekend. Residential/commercial consumption began the last report week on Thursday, October 4 at 13.3 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per day, rising to 16.9 Bcf per

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

14, 2012 | Release Date: November 15, 14, 2012 | Release Date: November 15, 2012 | Next Release: November 29, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: New pipeline expansions come online in the Northeast. Two major northeast pipeline infrastructure expansion projects came into service at the beginning of this month. The Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) Supply Diversification Project and the National Fuel Gas Northern Access Project together will add about 0.4 billion cubic feet per day of incremental volumes to TransCanada's Niagara export trading point, according to recent reports by BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek). The National Fuel Gas Northern Access Project included 320 million cubic feet (MMcf) per day of capacity, while the TGP Supply Diversification Project included 250

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2012 | Release Date: August 2, 1, 2012 | Release Date: August 2, 2012 | Next Release: August 9, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Natural gas consumed for power generation (power burn) declined slightly for the report week, while remaining high for recent years. After extremely hot temperatures last month receded some, natural gas demand for power generation decreased below last year's levels. Despite this week's declines, power burn this summer has been at historically high levels, partly because of a much warmer-than-normal July. In particular, the Southeast has shown large year-over-year increases in power burn. Southeast power burn peaked this summer at 12.5 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per day on July 26, according to BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek) data.

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2012 | Release Date: December 20, 9, 2012 | Release Date: December 20, 2012 | Next Release: January 10, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: AGT pipeline receipts from Millennium Pipeline and Tennessee Gas Pipeline increased 56 percent in December 2012 compared to December 2011, while total receipts remained unchanged over the same period. Natural gas receipts at all points on the Algonquin Gas Transmission (AGT) pipeline, extending from New York/New Jersey to Boston, for the first 19 days of December 2012 averaged 1.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), essentially equal to receipts for the first 19 days of December 2011, according to data from BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek). However, combined

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2012 | Release Date: Mar. 1, 9, 2012 | Release Date: Mar. 1, 2012 | Next Release: Mar. 8, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices | Storage In the News: Natural Gas Power Burn Up, Even in a Warmer Winter December retail sales of electricity showed the second greatest year-over-year decrease for the month since the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) started collecting data in 1973, due in part to a relatively warm winter this season. Despite this 6.1 percent drop in retail sales, natural gas consumed for power generation in December increased 8.2 percent over December 2010 levels. More recent BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek) estimates show that natural gas consumed in the power sector this February was almost 27 percent greater than the natural gas power burn in February

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2012 | Release Date: September 13, 2, 2012 | Release Date: September 13, 2012 | Next Release: September 20, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/29/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Pennsylvania's natural gas production has risen steadily in 2012 despite a significant reduction in the number of new natural gas wells being drilled by operators. The August 23 Natural Gas Weekly Update examined the slowing pace of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, noting that the number of new natural gas wells started per day in 2012 has declined sharply in recent months. The state's natural gas production, however, continues to increase despite the reduction in new well starts. According to BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek), Pennsylvania's natural gas production has increased every month

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

16, 2012 | Release Date: May 17, 16, 2012 | Release Date: May 17, 2012 | Next Release: May 24, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Recent Warm Temperatures in the Pacific Northwest Might Affect Hydro Supply in the Summer. Warmer-than-normal temperatures in the Pacific Northwest this week, as well as a warmer-than-normal forecast over the next two weeks, might shorten this year's peak hydropower season in the Pacific Northwest, according to recent analysis by BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek). While the most recent forecast from the Northwest River Forecast Center for hydro levels are well above normal (although still less than last year's extremely strong hydro season), the warm temperatures might cause snowpack in the region to melt

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

0, 2013 | Release Date: February 21, 0, 2013 | Release Date: February 21, 2013 | Next Release: February 28, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Percentage of New England natural gas consumption from Canaport and Everett LNG sendout less than half of levels last winter The average percentage of daily natural gas consumption in New England that was met with combined liquefied natural gas (LNG) sendout from the Distrigas of Massachusetts import and regasification facility located in Everett, Massachusetts and the Canaport LNG facility in New Brunswick, Canada through February 20 of the current winter season is less than half of the percentage through February 20 of the previous winter season, according to calculations with estimates from BENTEK Energy, LLC (Bentek).

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15, 2012 | Release Date: Feb. 16, 15, 2012 | Release Date: Feb. 16, 2012 | Next Release: Feb. 23, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices | Storage In the News: Winter Weather Leads to Spike in Natural Gas Consumption Although the winter has been unseasonably warm through most of the lower 48 States, cold temperatures on Sunday led to increases in consumption, imports, and LNG sendout according to estimates from BENTEK Energy, LLC (Bentek). Total U.S. consumption rose to more than 104 billion cubic feet (Bcf) on Sunday, the highest level of the winter so far. Imports from Canada and LNG sendout - each of which has been very low this year -increased during the weekend, filling in as a marginal source of supply. LNG sendout rose to 1.2 Bcf on Sunday and Monday, with sendout coming from

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Nov. 30, 2011 | Release Date: Dec. 1, Nov. 30, 2011 | Release Date: Dec. 1, 2011 | Next Release: Dec. 8, 2011 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Unseasonably Cold Weather in the Southeast Drives Up Natural Gas Demand Many areas of the Southeastern United States experienced rare November snowfall and unseasonably cold weather earlier this week. Snow fell in parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama. The cold weather led to increases in natural gas consumption in the Southeast, particularly in the electric power and residential/commercial sectors, according to BENTEK Energy, LLC (Bentek). In the region, many homes are heated by natural-gas-generated electricity. In November, natural gas used

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2011 | Release Date: Dec. 8, 7, 2011 | Release Date: Dec. 8, 2011 | Next Release: Dec. 15, 2011 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices | Storage In the News: Frigid Weather in the West Leads to Early Winter Production Freeze-Offs Early winter production freeze-offs (natural gas flow blockages resulting from water vapor freezing in the natural gas stream) this week have led producers in some western areas of the country to shut in natural gas wells, according to recent news reports and analysis from BENTEK Energy, LLC (Bentek). This early incident represented the first wide-spread test of freeze protection systems for this year's heating season. Total U.S. gross production was down 1.4 percent from the previous week. This week's freeze-offs mainly occurred in the West, with San Juan basin

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

0, 2012 | Release Date: June 21, 0, 2012 | Release Date: June 21, 2012 | Next Release: June 28, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Imports from Canada to the Northeast United States Rise this Week to Meet Demand Weather-related demand from hot temperatures over the past few days has led imports of natural gas from Canada to jump in the Northeast United States. On Wednesday, imports into the Northeast rose to their highest level since March, according to data from BENTEK Energy LLC (Bentek). Overall tightness in supply from high demand in the Northeast, which also faces pipeline infrastructure constraints, has led prices in New England to rise to above $8 per million British thermal units (MMBtu).

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

28, 2012 | Release Date: November 29, 28, 2012 | Release Date: November 29, 2012 | Next Release: December 6, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/29/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Annual U.S. natural gas replacement volumes rise as nuclear outage levels increase The volume of natural gas needed to replace generation in the United States due to nuclear plant outages rose by an average 2.3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) through the first 28 days of November 2012 compared to the first 28 days of November 2011, according to estimates from BENTEK Energy, LLC (Bentek). The November 2012 month-to-date average replacement volumes (through the first 28 days of the month) reached 5.3 Bcf/d, 78.1 percent above the 3.0 Bcf/d month-to-date average through the first 28 days of

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

14, 2011 | Release Date: Dec. 15, 14, 2011 | Release Date: Dec. 15, 2011 | Next Release: Dec. 22, 2011 Previous Issues Week: 12/29/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices | Storage In the News: Several major pipeline outages across the United States earlier this week affected flow patterns in parts of the country, and may have contributed downward price pressure at pricing points associated with production areas, as produced natural gas had difficulty entering the pipeline grid, according to recent trade press reports and analysis by BENTEK Energy, LLC (Bentek). Price changes as a direct result of the pipeline outages are difficult to isolate in general, and in this report week particularly as warmer-than-normal weather near the end of the report week also likely

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NREL: U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database - Life Cycle Assessments  

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impacts of products, processes, and services. Its quality depends on the life cycle inventory (LCI) data it uses. "In principle, all decisions that affect or are meant to improve...

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NREL: U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database - Publications  

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Publications Planning Documents U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database Roadmap, February 2009 U.S. Life Cycle Inventory User Survey, February 2009 U.S. LCI Database Factsheet, March...

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Life Cycle Analysis: Power Studies Compilation Report  

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Hour LC Life Cycle LCA Life Cycle Analysis LCC Life Cycle Costing LCI Life Cycle Inventory LCOE Levelized Cost of Delivered Electricity LNB Low NO x Burner LNG Liquefied...

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Microsoft Word - Energy Market Alert Jan 25 2013 - Northeast _public version_ final.docx  

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

Northeastern Winter Natural Gas and Electricity Alert Friday January 25, 2013 Current status of natural gas and electricity markets in New York and New England For questions or comments about this report, please contact Christopher.Peterson@eia.gov. Temperature: Both NYC and Boston expect continuing cold temperatures during the day today. Beginning tonight, temperatures are forecast to be moderate, with lows of 18°F in NYC and 15°F in Boston. Next week is expected to be milder. Natural gas demand: Bentek forecasts that demand will remain at high levels through today. Natural gas constraints & LNG: Most pipelines from the west and south

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Microsoft Word - Emergency Report Jan 08 2014.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Wednesday January 8, 2014 Wednesday January 8, 2014 Current status of natural gas and electricity markets in New York and New England For questions or comments about this report, please contact M. Tyson Brown at Michael.Brown@eia.gov. Day-ahead spot natural gas prices in NY, NE, and Henry Hub Source: SNL Energy Temperature: After record low temperatures were set across areas of the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and East Coast yesterday, temperatures across the area have risen considerably. Continued temperature increases are expected through the weekend. Natural gas demand: Bentek forecasts that demand will decrease on Wednesday in New England (-11%) and slightly increase in New York (+1%).

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LOST CREEK ISR, LLC, LOST CREEK IN SITU RECOVERY FACILITY,  

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Commission (NRC) staff and representatives of Lost Creek ISR, LLC (LCI) was held to discuss LCIs application for a license to construct and operate a uranium in situ recovery facility (ISR) in Wyoming. The NRC staff had completed its review of LCIs application and prepared an internal draft of the Safety Evaluation Report (SER). The conference call was held as a follow-up to the conference call between the NRC and LCI on September 25, 2009 (ML093130083) to discuss open issues that NRC staff identified in preparing the draft SER. A summary of the meeting is enclosed. Within 30 days of receipt of this letter, please either provide the information identified in the meeting summary or inform us of the date you expect to provide the information. At this point in the review process, NRC staff has presented all open issues to LCI regarding the Lost Creek facility SER. The staff previously provided written discussions of incomplete responses and open issues on April 23, 2009 and November 9, 2009. The staff is therefore curtailing any further work until resolution of the open issues. Note that a delay in providing information may result in a delay in NRC staffs completion of the SER. If you have any questions regarding this letter or the enclosed meeting summary, please contact me at (301) 415-6142, or by email at

Mr. Wayne; W. Heili

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SERC | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

SERC SERC Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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HICC | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

HICC HICC Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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RFC | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

RFC RFC Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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MRO | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

8 8 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142281228 Varnish cache server MRO Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB)

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FRCC | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

FRCC FRCC Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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SPP | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

SPP SPP Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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NPCC | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NPCC NPCC Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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TRE | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

TRE TRE Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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interconnect region | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

interconnect region interconnect region Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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USLCI Database_Electricity, at Grid, US, 2008 | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Database_Electricity, at Grid, US, 2008 Database_Electricity, at Grid, US, 2008 Dataset Summary Description Gate to gate life cycle inventory (LCI) data for the US national grid. Includes generation and transmission of electricity for US electricity grid. Representative of year 2008 mix of fuels used for utility electricity generation in US. Fuels include biomass, coal, petroleum, geothermal, natural gas, nuclear, solar, hydroelectric and wind energy sources.This data was developed by:- Alberta Carpenter, NREL- Chris Goemans, Athena InstituteData is derived from reports from EIA, IEA, US DOE, Statistics Canada, USEPA, and NERC. A methodology report is available online at the USLCI Database website (http://www.nrel.gov/lci/)Data is also available with additional information and in ecospold (XLS and XML) formats at the USLCI Database website (http://www.nrel.gov/lci/).

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ASCC | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ASCC ASCC Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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utilities | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

utilities utilities Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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NREL: U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database Home Page  

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Research Research Search More Search Options Site Map Photo of a green field with an ocean in the background. U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database NREL and its partners created the U.S. Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Database to help life cycle assessment (LCA) practitioners answer questions about environmental impact. This database provides individual gate-to-gate, cradle-to-gate and cradle-to-grave accounting of the energy and material flows into and out of the environment that are associated with producing a material, component, or assembly in the U.S. The goals of the U.S. LCI Database project are: Maintain data quality and transparency Cover commonly used materials, products, and processes in the United States with up-to-date, critically reviewed LCI data Support the expanded use of LCA as an environmental decision-making

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unit process | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

unit process unit process Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included. Source US Life Cycle Inventory Database Date Released May 01st, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords ASCC FRCC HICC interconnect region LCI life cycle inventory MRO NPCC RFC SERC SPP TRE unit process US utilities WECC Data application/zip icon interconnect_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 6.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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NREL: U.S. Life Cycle Inventory Database - Related Links  

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Related Links Related Links Below are links to life cycle inventory (LCI) databases, life cycle assessment (LCA) information, LCA tools, research institutes utilizing LCA, labeling initiatives and organizations, international LCA initiatives, LCA online forums. Life Cycle Inventory Data Ecoinvent: Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories IVAM LCA Data 4: Dutch LCA Database KITECH (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology): Korea National Cleaner Production Center LCI Database Life Cycle Assessment Information IERE (The Institute for Environmental Research and Education): The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry): SETAC Life Cycle Assessment SPOLD (Society for Promotion of Life-cycle Assessment Development): 2.0 LCA Consultants homepage

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CPSC 505 Lecture 25 November 28, 2013 Menu November 28, 2013  

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sessions. The photographs, known as Picasso's "light drawings," were made with a small electric light://www.cs.ubc.ca/cs-research/lci/reading-groups Vision has played a significant role in AI research, both historical and current. AI research in areas Computer Science M.Sc thesis: 3 #12;· inexpensive, consumer-grade cameras · standard video rates · long (i

Woodham, Robert J.

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Incorporating Life Cycle Assessment into the LEED Green Building Rating System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

........................................................................... 34 3.6.3 Selection of Specific Building Products from a Database EnergyStar, R2000 and EnerGuide, are listed as `ecolabels'. Ecolabels certify a product based is a comprehensive, publicly available LCI database developed using standardized data collection methodologies

Victoria, University of

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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ABB Response to Smart Grid RFI. November 1, 2010 | Department of Energy  

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

Response to Smart Grid RFI. November 1, 2010 Response to Smart Grid RFI. November 1, 2010 ABB Response to Smart Grid RFI. November 1, 2010 Thank you for the opportunity to provide information to the Department of Energy Federal Register Doc. 2010-23251 filed September 16, 2010. With our recent acquisition of Ventyx, ABB is one of the few companies in the smart grid space that can approach the entire smart grid value chain, from distributed generation at the residential level to distribution automation and real-time conditioned based maintenance of asset health. Our response will draw on multiple areas of expertise, focusing on the technology side of our industry as well as market direction. Smart Grid RFI. November 1, 2010 More Documents & Publications Galvin Electricity Initiative DOE RFI DOE RFI 2010-23251: Addressing Policy

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Microsoft Word - DOE RFI.doc  

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

Ms. Patricia Hoffman Ms. Patricia Hoffman Assistant Secretary United States Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 8H033 Washington, DC 20585 RE: Smart Grid RFI Dear Assistant Secretary Hoffman, Thank you for the opportunity to provide information to the Department of Energy Federal Register Doc. 2010-23251 filed September 16, 2010. With our recent acquisition of Ventyx, ABB is one of the few companies in the smart grid space that can approach the entire smart grid value chain, from distributed generation at the residential level to distribution automation and real-time conditioned based maintenance of asset health. Our response will draw on multiple areas of expertise, focusing on the technology side of our industry as well as market direction.

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Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology and Documentation Methodology and Documentation General The Electricity Monthly Update is prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. Data published in the Electricity Monthly Update are compiled from the following sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826,"Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenues with State Distributions Report," U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report," fuel spot prices from Bloomberg Energy, electric power prices from SNL Energy, electric system demand data from Ventyx Energy Velocity Suite, and weather data and imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Hurricane Earl  

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

Historical/Selected Significant Energy Disruptions > Hurricane Earl Historical/Selected Significant Energy Disruptions > Hurricane Earl Hurricane Earl Released: September 3, 2010 2:00 p.m. EDT Map Sources: Infrastructure-Energy Information Administration (GasTran System), Ventyx (Energy Velocity); Hurricane path with 67% likelihood cone-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Uncheck or check an item to hide or show it in the map. Electric Power Plants (>=100 MW) Coal Hydroelectric Natural Gas Nuclear Petroleum Wood Wind Other Electricity Transmission Lines (>=345kV) LNG terminals Natural Gas Market Centers (Hubs) Natural Gas Processing Plants Natural Gas Interstate, Intrastate, and Gathering Pipelines Oil Import Site & Oil Seaports Petroleum Refineries Heating Oil Reserve Site Additional Resources: Gulf of Mexico Fact Sheet

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Microsoft Word - Energy Market Alert Jan 24 2013 - Northeast _public version_.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Thursday January 24, 2013 Thursday January 24, 2013 Current status of natural gas and electricity markets in New York and New England For questions or comments about this report, please contact Charles.Whitmore@eia.gov. Temperature: Both NYC and Boston expect low temperatures through the day on Friday. Tonight's lows expected to be 12°F in NYC and 7°F in Boston. Friday night is forecast to be slightly milder than previous nights this week. Natural gas demand: Bentek forecasts that demand will remain at high levels through Friday. In New England, Monday's load may be slightly higher than Friday's. Natural gas constraints & LNG: Most pipelines from the west and south

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

0, 2013 | Release Date: July 11, 0, 2013 | Release Date: July 11, 2013 | Next Release: July 18, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Northeast and Southeast spur growth in Lower 48 natural gas power burn Increased consumption of natural gas for electric generation in the northeastern and southeastern United States drove national growth through the second quarter (April-June) of 2013, a trend that continues into July. During the second quarter, power plant gas consumption in the Lower 48 states averaged 21.4 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), a 1.1 Bcf/d increase over the average for this period from 2008 to 2012, according to data from Bentek Energy Services. States in the Northeast and Southeast

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Microsoft Word - Emergency Report Jan 06 2014.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Tuesday January 7, 2014 Tuesday January 7, 2014 Current status of natural gas and electricity markets in New York and New England For questions or comments about this report, please contact M. Tyson Brown at Michael.Brown@eia.gov. Day-ahead spot natural gas prices in NY, NE, and Henry Hub Source: SNL Energy Temperature: Both New York City (NYC) and Boston expect near historic low temperatures on Tuesday as a winter weather pattern spreads from the Midwest to the East Coast. Natural gas demand: Bentek forecasts that demand will increase significantly on Tuesday in both New England (+8%) and New York (+2%) as the cold weather increases the need for natural gas for space heating.

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Microsoft Word - Energy Market Alert Jan 23 2013 - Northeast _public version_.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Wednesday January 23, 2013 Wednesday January 23, 2013 Current status of natural gas and electricity markets in New York and New England For questions or comments about this report, please contact Christopher.Peterson@eia.gov. Temperature: Both NYC and Boston expect low temperatures through the day on Friday. Tonight's lows expected to be 11°F in NYC and 7°F in Boston. Natural gas demand: Bentek forecasts that demand will remain stable at high levels through Thursday. Natural gas constraints & LNG: All pipelines from the west and south into New England remain constrained today (all over 95% of capacity). Flows on the marginal pipeline into NYC (Texas Eastern - TETCo) are constrained at

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Microsoft Word - Energy Market Alert Jan 22 2013 - Northeast _public version_.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Tuesday January 22, 2013 Tuesday January 22, 2013 Current status of natural gas and electricity markets in New York and New England For questions or comments about this report, please contact Christopher.Peterson@eia.gov. Temperature: Both New York and Boston are expecting quite low temperatures through Thursday - lows may reach 6°F in Boston. Higher temperatures are forecast on Friday. Natural gas demand: Bentek forecasts that demand will be highest on Thursday. Today, New England forecast demand is about 3% higher than last Friday. In NYC, it is about 10% higher. Natural gas constraints & LNG: All pipelines from the west and south into New England are at constraint levels today (all over 95% of capacity).

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2013 | Release Date: February 28, 7, 2013 | Release Date: February 28, 2013 | Next Release: March 7, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Natural Gas Generation Rises 21 Percent. According to the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) recently released Electric Power Monthly, natural gas net generation rose by 21 percent from 2011 to 2012 (the biggest increase since an 11 percent rise in 1994) as low natural gas prices encouraged more natural gas consumption in the electric power sector. Natural gas generation displaced some coal generation, which fell about 12 percent from 2011 to 2012. During 2012, an extremely hot summer combined with low natural gas prices relative to coal led to record high gas-fired power generation. BENTEK

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2013 | Release Date: October 10, 9, 2013 | Release Date: October 10, 2013 | Next Release: October 17, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: Northeast net imports from Canada plummet, driven by export growth at Niagara Falls Northeast U.S. net natural gas imports from Canada declined by more than half for the first nine months of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012, from 939 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) to 438 MMcf/d, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) calculations using data from Bentek Energy LLC. Most of this 502 MMcf/d decrease resulted from a 433 MMcf/d decrease in net imports at Kinder Morgan's Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) and TransCanada Pipeline's border crossing between Niagara Falls,

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Slide 1  

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

Moderator: Charlie Whitmore Moderator: Charlie Whitmore Porter Bennett, BENTEK Energy James Sorenson, University of North Dakota John Steelman, Natural Resources Defense Council 2011 EIA Energy Conference: The Future of Domestic Onshore Oil and Gas Washington DC | April 27, 2011 www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis

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eGrid | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

eGrid eGrid Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system for eGrid regions (AKGD, AKMS, AZNM, CAMX, ERCT, FRCC, HIMS, HIOA, MROE, MROW, NEWE, NWPP, NYCW, NYLI, NYUP, RFCE, RFCM, RFCW, RMPA, SPNO, SPSO, SRMV, SRMW, SRSO, SRTV, SRVC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory forms (xls and xml) . A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included.Datasets include generation and transmission of electricity for each of the eGrid regions. It is representative of the year 2008 mix of fuels used for utility generations for each of the eGrid regions Source USLCI Database Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords eGrid Electricity grid LCI life cycle inventory US Data application/zip icon egrid_electricity_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 7 MiB)

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national | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

national national Dataset Summary Description Gate to gate life cycle inventory (LCI) data for the US national grid. Includes generation and transmission of electricity for US electricity grid. Representative of year 2008 mix of fuels used for utility electricity generation in US. Fuels include biomass, coal, petroleum, geothermal, natural gas, nuclear, solar, hydroelectric and wind energy sources.This data was developed by:- Alberta Carpenter, NREL- Chris Goemans, Athena Institute Source NREL Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2008 Electricity LCI national US Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon SS_Electricity_at_Grid_US_2008.xls (xls, 176.6 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 2008

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life cycle inventory | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

life cycle inventory life cycle inventory Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system for eGrid regions (AKGD, AKMS, AZNM, CAMX, ERCT, FRCC, HIMS, HIOA, MROE, MROW, NEWE, NWPP, NYCW, NYLI, NYUP, RFCE, RFCM, RFCW, RMPA, SPNO, SPSO, SRMV, SRMW, SRSO, SRTV, SRVC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory forms (xls and xml) . A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included.Datasets include generation and transmission of electricity for each of the eGrid regions. It is representative of the year 2008 mix of fuels used for utility generations for each of the eGrid regions Source USLCI Database Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords eGrid Electricity grid LCI life cycle inventory US Data application/zip icon egrid_electricity_lci_datasets_2008.zip (zip, 7 MiB)

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Toward Semi-automated Assessment of Target Volume Delineation in Radiotherapy Trials: The SCOPE 1 Pretrial Test Case  

SciTech Connect

Purpose: To evaluate different conformity indices (CIs) for use in the analysis of outlining consistency within the pretrial quality assurance (Radiotherapy Trials Quality Assurance [RTTQA]) program of a multicenter chemoradiation trial of esophageal cancer and to make recommendations for their use in future trials. Methods and Materials: The National Cancer Research Institute SCOPE 1 trial is an ongoing Cancer Research UK-funded phase II/III randomized controlled trial of chemoradiation with capecitabine and cisplatin with or without cetuximab for esophageal cancer. The pretrial RTTQA program included a detailed radiotherapy protocol, an educational package, and a single mid-esophageal tumor test case that were sent to each investigator to outline. Investigator gross tumor volumes (GTVs) were received from 50 investigators in 34 UK centers, and CERR (Computational Environment for Radiotherapy Research) was used to perform an assessment of each investigator GTV against a predefined gold-standard GTV using different CIs. A new metric, the local conformity index (l-CI), that can localize areas of maximal discordance was developed. Results: The median Jaccard conformity index (JCI) was 0.69 (interquartile range, 0.62-0.70), with 14 of 50 investigators (28%) achieving a JCI of 0.7 or greater. The median geographical miss index was 0.09 (interquartile range, 0.06-0.16), and the mean discordance index was 0.27 (95% confidence interval, 0.25-0.30). The l-CI was highest in the middle section of the volume, where the tumor was bulky and more easily definable, and identified 4 slices where fewer than 20% of investigators achieved an l-CI of 0.7 or greater. Conclusions: The available CIs analyze different aspects of a gold standard-observer variation, with JCI being the most useful as a single metric. Additional information is provided by the l-CI and can focus the efforts of the RTTQA team in these areas, possibly leading to semi-automated outlining assessment.

Gwynne, Sarah, E-mail: Sarah.Gwynne2@wales.nhs.uk [Department of Clinical Oncology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Department of Clinical Oncology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom); Spezi, Emiliano; Wills, Lucy [Department of Medical Physics, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Department of Medical Physics, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom); Nixon, Lisette; Hurt, Chris [Wales Cancer Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Wales Cancer Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom); Joseph, George [Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom); Evans, Mererid [Department of Clinical Oncology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Department of Clinical Oncology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom); Griffiths, Gareth [Wales Cancer Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Wales Cancer Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom); Crosby, Tom [Department of Clinical Oncology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Department of Clinical Oncology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom); Staffurth, John [Division of Cancer, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)] [Division of Cancer, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Looking for a way to find utilites per zip code (a list?) | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Looking for a way to find utilites per zip code (a list?) Looking for a way to find utilites per zip code (a list?) Home I am trying to map out utilities in the USA by ZIP codes. The EPA sent me to OpenEI (this is a nice validation of our group), or Energy Star. Does anyone know of a data set linking zip codes to utilities? I am trying to map something similar to what DSRIE.gov does with utilities and incentives. Thank you head of time. Submitted by Caniemeyer on 1 July, 2013 - 13:55 1 answer Points: 0 Hello- Yes, there is indeed a dataset that lists utilities by zip-code. It can be found on OpenEI here: http://en.openei.org/datasets/node/899. Be sure to view both the investor owned and non-investor owned lists. Since it was sourced from licensed Ventyx data, this is the most recent publicly available data we can provide. Please let me know if you have any questions

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Utility Rate - Q & A | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Utility Rate - Q & A Utility Rate - Q & A Home > Utility Rate Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds Question Post date Answers OpenEI-specific tutorial for Semantic search? 30 Aug 2013 - 13:09 4 Require selection of units? 20 Jun 2013 - 12:31 3 Does anyone have access to 2012 average residential rates by utility company? I'm seeing an inconsistency between the OpenEI website and EIA 861 data set. 2 May 2013 - 11:29 1 JSON shows incomplete info 1 Mar 2013 - 16:56 2 NREL/Ventyx Utility Rates: What is included? 27 Feb 2013 - 16:25 1 "Show Preview" button is not working; gives error 3 Jan 2013 - 09:52 1 Problems with interface change 10 Dec 2012 - 16:50 3 Tiered time-of-use rates 23 Sep 2012 - 20:52 2 Does the Utility Rates service on OpenEI return/display the latest data or only approved data? 11 Jul 2012 - 13:53 2

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Slide 1  

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

Presented To: Presented To: Washington DC April 27, 2011 The US Natural Gas Revolution: Technology Transforms A Market 2011 EIA Energy Conference Slide 2 BENTEKENERGY.COM US natural gas production has reached record production levels. Growth has occurred because of evolving technology and process innovation that will continue to drive costs down. Technology is also improving environmental mitigation. Prices will remain relatively low for many years. The implications are profound for consumers, the economy and the environment. Key Points Of My Presentation Slide 3 BENTEKENERGY.COM 45.0 50.0 55.0 60.0 65.0 70.0 1/1 2/1 3/1 4/1 5/1 6/1 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 Comparison of Marketed Production US Production Is At Record Levels Source: BENTEK Supply and Demand Report Jan Jul Apr Oct Average Daily

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OpenEI - utilities  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

USLCI Interconnect USLCI Interconnect Region Electricity datasets, 2008 http://en.openei.org/datasets/node/733 Datasets are for the US  electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008.  The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml).  A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included.

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Task 3.0:Life-Cycle Database for Wind Energy Systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Results have been applied to wind generators, but also impact the larger U.S. product manufacturing base. For chemicals and materials, this project has provided a standard format for each lci that contains an overview and description, a process flow diagram, detailed mass balances, detailed energy of unit processes, and an executive summary. This is suitable for integration into other life cycle databases (such as that at NREL), so that broad use can be achieved. The use of representative processes allows unrestricted use of project results. With the framework refined in this project, information gathering was initiated for chemicals and materials in wind generation. Since manufacturing is one of the most significant parts of the environmental domain for wind generation improvement, this project research has developed a fundamental approach. The emphasis was place on individual unit processes as an organizing framework to understand the life cycle of manufactured products. The rearrangement of unit processes provides an efficient and versatile means of understanding improved manufactured products such as wind generators. The taxonomy and structure of unit process lci were developed in this project. A series of ten unit process lci were developed to sample the major segments of the manufacturing unit process taxonomy. Technical and economic effectiveness has been a focus of the project research in Task three. The use of repeatable modules for the organization of information on environmental improvement has a long term impact. The information developed can be used and reused in a variety of manufacturing plants and for a range of wind generator sizes and designs. Such a modular approach will lower the cost of life cycle analysis, that is often asked questions of carbon footprint, environmental impact, and sustainability. The use of a website for dissemination, linked to NREL, adds to the economic benefit as more users have access to the lci information. Benefit to the public has been achieved by a well-attended WSU conference, as well as presentations for the Kansas Wind Energy Commission. Attendees represented public interests, land owners, wind farm developers, those interested in green jobs, and industry. Another benefit to the public is the start of information flow from manufacturers that can inform individuals about products.

Janet M Twomey, PhD

2010-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of municipal solid waste treatment methods on greenhouse gas emissions in Lahore, Pakistan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The contribution of existing municipal solid waste management to emission of greenhouse gases and the alternative scenarios to reduce emissions were analyzed for Data Ganj Bukhsh Town (DGBT) in Lahore, Pakistan using the life cycle assessment methodology. DGBT has a population of 1,624,169 people living in 232,024 dwellings. Total waste generated is 500,000 tons per year with an average per capita rate of 0.84 kg per day. Alternative scenarios were developed and evaluated according to the environmental, economic, and social atmosphere of the study area. Solid waste management options considered include the collection and transportation of waste, collection of recyclables with single and mixed material bank container systems (SMBCS, MMBCS), material recovery facilities (MRF), composting, biogasification and landfilling. A life cycle inventory (LCI) of the six scenarios along with the baseline scenario was completed; this helped to quantify the CO{sub 2} equivalents, emitted and avoided, for energy consumption, production, fuel consumption, and methane (CH{sub 4}) emissions. LCI results showed that the contribution of the baseline scenario to the global warming potential as CO{sub 2} equivalents was a maximum of 838,116 tons. The sixth scenario had a maximum reduction of GHG emissions in terms of CO{sub 2} equivalents of -33,773 tons, but the most workable scenario for the current situation in the study area is scenario 5. It saves 25% in CO{sub 2} equivalents compared to the baseline scenario.

Batool, Syeda Adila [Department of Space Science, Punjab University, Lahore 54600 (Pakistan)], E-mail: aadila_batool@yahoo.com; Chuadhry, Muhammad Nawaz [College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore (Pakistan)], E-mail: muhammadnawazchaudhry@yahoo.com

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and Manufacture of the Storage Cask for the Old Reactor Internals  

SciTech Connect

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) completed replacement work of upper reactor internals (UCI) and lower reactor internals (LCI) of the pressurized water reactor in Shikoku Electric Power Company's Ikata Unit No.1 by 'the all-in-one-piece extraction method' introduced in the document of [ICONE14-89233]. In the pressurized water reactor (PWR) plant, the UCI are usually removed from the reactor vessel (RV) independently and reinstalled into the RV again every refueling outage. The LCI are independently able to be removed from the RV and reinstalled again during in-service inspection, too. In the boiling water reactor (BWR) plant, there are several cases of replacing BWR shrouds by cutting small and containing in a container. But no replacement of all reactor internals (CI) for the PWR, in one piece without splitting or cutting, has been reported. The purpose of this paper is to introduce the key points about the design and manufacture of the storage cask for old reactor internals in the replacement work by 'the all-in-one-piece extraction method'. (author)

Yasuhiro Tomiita [Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CE IGCC Repowering plant sulfuric acid plant. Topical report, June 1993  

SciTech Connect

A goal of the CE IGCC Repowering project is to demonstrate a hot gas clean-up system (HGCU), for the removal of sulfur from the product gas stream exiting the gasifier island. Combustion Engineering, Inc. (ABB CE) intends to use a HGCU developed by General Electric Environmental Services (GEESI). The original design of this system called for the installation of the HGCU, with a conventional cold gas clean-up system included as a full-load operational back-up. Each of these systems removes sulfur compounds and converts them into an acid off-gas. This report deals with the investigation of equipment to treat this off-gas, recovering these sulfur compounds as elemental sulfur, sulfuric acid or some other form. ABB CE contracted ABB Lummus Crest Inc. (ABB LCI) to perform an engineering evaluation to compare several such process options. This study concluded that the installation of a sulfuric acid plant represented the best option from both a technical and economic point of view. Based on this evaluation, ABB CE specified that a sulfuric acid plant be installed to remove sulfur from off-gas exiling the gas clean-up system. ABB LCI prepared a request for quotation (RFQ) for the construction of a sulfuric acid production plant. Monsanto Enviro-Chem Inc. presented the only proposal, and was eventually selected as the EPC contractor for this system.

Chester, A.M.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Energy Solutions Task 3.0:Life-Cycle Database for Wind Energy Systems  

SciTech Connect

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The benefits of wind energy had previously been captured in the literature at an overview level with relatively low transparency or ability to understand the basis for that information. This has limited improvement and decision-making to larger questions such as wind versus other electrical sources (such as coal-fired plants). This research project has established a substantially different approach which is to add modular, high granularity life cycle inventory (lci) information that can be used by a wide range of decision-makers, seeking environmental improvement. Results from this project have expanded the understanding and evaluation of the underlying factors that can improve both manufacturing processes and specifically wind generators. The use of life cycle inventory techniques has provided a uniform framework to understand and compare the full range of environmental improvement in manufacturing, hence the concept of green manufacturing. In this project, the focus is on 1. the manufacturing steps that transform materials and chemicals into functioning products 2. the supply chain and end-of-life influences of materials and chemicals used in industry Results have been applied to wind generators, but also impact the larger U.S. product manufacturing base. For chemicals and materials, this project has provided a standard format for each lci that contains an overview and description, a process flow diagram, detailed mass balances, detailed energy of unit processes, and an executive summary. This is suitable for integration into other life cycle databases (such as that at NREL), so that broad use can be achieved. The use of representative processes allows unrestricted use of project results. With the framework refined in this project, information gathering was initiated for chemicals and materials in wind generation. Since manufacturing is one of the most significant parts of the environmental domain for wind generation improvement, this project research has developed a fundamental approach. The emphasis was place on individual unit processes as an organizing framework to understand the life cycle of manufactured products. The rearrangement of unit processes provides an efficient and versatile means of understanding improved manufactured products such as wind generators. The taxonomy and structure of unit process lci were developed in this project. A series of ten unit process lci were developed to sample the major segments of the manufacturing unit process taxonomy. Technical and economic effectiveness has been a focus of the project research in Task three. The use of repeatable modules for the organization of information on environmental improvement has a long term impact. The information developed can be used and reused in a variety of manufacturing plants and for a range of wind generator sizes and designs. Such a modular approach will lower the cost of life cycle analysis, that is often asked questions of carbon footprint, environmental impact, and sustainability. The use of a website for dissemination, linked to NREL, adds to the economic benefit as more users have access to the lci information. Benefit to the public has been achieved by a well-attended WSU conference, as well as presentations for the Kansas Wind Energy Commission. Attendees represented public interests, land owners, wind farm developers, those interested in green jobs, and industry. Another benefit to the public is the start of information flow from manufacturers that can inform individuals about products.

Janet M Twomey, PhD

2010-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of the US decision support tool for materials and waste management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) launched the Resource Conservation Challenge (RCC) in 2002 to help reduce waste and move towards more sustainable resource consumption. The objective of the RCC is to help communities, industries, and the public think in terms of materials management rather than waste disposal. Reducing cost, finding more efficient and effective strategies to manage municipal waste, and thinking in terms of materials management requires a holistic approach that considers life-cycle environmental tradeoffs. The US EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory has led the development of a municipal solid waste decision support tool (MSW-DST). The computer software can be used to calculate life-cycle environmental tradeoffs and full costs of different waste management or materials recovery programs. The environmental methodology is based on the use of life-cycle assessment and the cost methodology is based on the use of full-cost accounting. Life-cycle inventory (LCI) environmental impacts and costs are calculated from the point of collection, handling, transport, treatment, and disposal. For any materials that are recovered for recycling, offsets are calculated to reflect potential emissions savings from use of virgin materials. The use of the MSW-DST provides a standardized format and consistent basis to compare alternatives. This paper provides an illustration of how the MSW-DST can be used by evaluating ten management strategies for a hypothetical medium-sized community to compare the life-cycle environmental and cost tradeoffs. The LCI results from the MSW-DST are then used as inputs into another US EPA tool, the Tool for the reduction and assessment of chemical and other environmental impacts, to convert the LCI results into impact indicators. The goal of this paper is to demonstrate how the MSW-DST can be used to identify and balance multiple criteria (costs and environmental impacts) when evaluating options for materials and waste management. This type of approach is needed in identifying strategies that lead to reduced waste and more sustainable resource consumption. This helps to meet the goals established in the US EPA's Resource Conservation Challenge.

Thorneloe, Susan A. [US EPA/Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division (MD E305-02), Research Triangle Park, NC (United States)], E-mail: thorneloe.susan@epa.gov; Weitz, Keith [RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC (United States)], E-mail: kaw@rti.org; Jambeck, Jenna [Department of Civil/Environmental Engineering, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (United States)], E-mail: jenna.jambeck@unh.edu

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2013 | Release Date: September 12, 1, 2013 | Release Date: September 12, 2013 | Next Release: September 19, 2013 Previous Issues Week: 01/19/2014 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices/Demand/Supply | Storage In the News: REX gas deliveries to the Northeast fall as Appalachian production grows Data for this week show that deliveries of natural gas to northeastern consumers via the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) continue to decline markedly from last year as Northeast customers procure more natural gas from the Appalachian Basin. This increased gas supply comes predominantly from the basin's Marcellus Shale play, where dry gas production through the first half of 2013 rose by 50% over year-ago levels, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) calculations based on LCI Energy

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Data:295a0e62-8fc9-4f49-8942-d667d2c35c7a | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

-8fc9-4f49-8942-d667d2c35c7a -8fc9-4f49-8942-d667d2c35c7a No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic Information 2. Demand 3. Energy << Previous 1 2 3 Next >> Basic Information Utility name: Adams Electric Coop Effective date: 2011/04/01 End date if known: Rate name: Rate Schedule LCI (Large Commercial & Industrial) Sector: Commercial Description: Available to cooperative members requiring three phase and/or single phase electric service and a yearly average demand of greater than five hundred kilowatts and a yearly load factor of fifty percent or greater. Transformation charge is $0.50/KVA installed transformer capacity Source or reference: Rate Binder #7 (Illinois State University)

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Data:7be6708a-46bf-4d2d-8a5e-26581cb45fc5 | Open Energy Information  

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be6708a-46bf-4d2d-8a5e-26581cb45fc5 be6708a-46bf-4d2d-8a5e-26581cb45fc5 No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic Information 2. Demand 3. Energy << Previous 1 2 3 Next >> Basic Information Utility name: Pioneer Electric Coop, Inc Effective date: 2012/03/27 End date if known: Rate name: SCHEDULE LCI-12 LARGE COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL SERVICE Sector: Commercial Description: Available to consumers for all electric service of one character supplied at one point of delivery who have minimum average monthly demand of 750 kW and minimum average load factor of 70 percent. Not available for breakdown, standby, supplemental, resale or shared service. Motors of 10 horsepower or more must be three phase.

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Life Cycle Inventory Database | Department of Energy  

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

Commercial Buildings » Research Projects » Life Cycle Inventory Commercial Buildings » Research Projects » Life Cycle Inventory Database Life Cycle Inventory Database The U.S. Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Database serves as a central repository for information about the total energy and resource impacts of developing and using various commercial building materials, components, and assemblies. The database helps manufacturers, building designers, and developers select energy-efficient and environmentally friendly materials, products, and processes for their projects based on the environmental impact of an item over its entire lifespan. The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed the database in 2003 with input from a variety of partners. NREL maintains and updates the database with support from the

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Status and outlook for shale gas and tight oil development in the U.S.  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Deloitte Energy Conference Deloitte Energy Conference May 21, 2013 | Washington, DC By Adam Sieminski, Administrator U.S. Shale Gas 2 Adam Sieminski , Deloitte, May 21, 2013 Domestic production of shale gas has grown dramatically over the past few years Adam Sieminski , Deloitte, May 21, 2013 3 shale gas production (dry) billion cubic feet per day Sources: LCI Energy Insight gross withdrawal estimates as of March 2013 and converted to dry production estimates with EIA-calculated average gross-to-dry shrinkage factors by state and/or shale play. Shale gas leads growth in total gas production through 2040 to reach half of U.S. output 4 U.S. dry natural gas production trillion cubic feet Source: EIA, Annual Energy Outlook 2013

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Status and outlook for shale gas and tight oil development in the U.S.  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Joint Forum on US Shale Gas & Pacific Gas Markets Joint Forum on US Shale Gas & Pacific Gas Markets May 14, 2013 | New York, NY By Adam Sieminski, Administrator U.S. Shale Gas 2 Adam Sieminski , May 14, 2013 Domestic production of shale gas has grown dramatically over the past few years Adam Sieminski , May 14, 2013 3 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 Rest of US Marcellus (PA and WV) Haynesville (LA and TX) Eagle Ford (TX) Bakken (ND) Woodford (OK) Fayetteville (AR) Barnett (TX) Antrim (MI, IN, and OH) shale gas production (dry) billion cubic feet per day Sources: LCI Energy Insight gross withdrawal estimates as of March 2013 and converted to dry production estimates with EIA-calculated average gross-to-dry shrinkage factors by state and/or shale play. Shale gas leads growth in total gas production through 2040 to

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USLCI Interconnect Region Electricity datasets, 2008 | OpenEI  

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76 76 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142278976 Varnish cache server USLCI Interconnect Region Electricity datasets, 2008 Dataset Summary Description Datasets are for the US electricity grid system interconnect regions (ASCC, FRCC, HICC, MRO, NPCC, RFC, SERC, SPP, TRE, WECC) for 2008. The data is provided in life cycle inventory (LCI) forms (both xls and xml). A module report and a detailed spreadsheet are also included.Datasets include generation and transmission of electricity for each of the interconnect regions. It is representative of the year 2008 mix of fuels used for utility generations for each of the interconnect regions and is based on the EIA electricity reports for all power plants in the US. Detailed information on the methodology is included in the module report and detailed spreadsheet.

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Accounting for forest carbon pool dynamics in product carbon footprints: Challenges and opportunities  

SciTech Connect

Modification and loss of forests due to natural and anthropogenic disturbance contribute an estimated 20% of annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. Although forest carbon pool modeling rarely suggests a 'carbon neutral' flux profile, the life cycle assessment community and associated product carbon footprint protocols have struggled to account for the GHG emissions associated with forestry, specifically, and land use generally. Principally, this is due to underdeveloped linkages between life cycle inventory (LCI) modeling for wood and forest carbon modeling for a full range of forest types and harvest practices, as well as a lack of transparency in globalized forest supply chains. In this paper, through a comparative study of U.S. and Chinese coated freesheet paper, we develop the initial foundations for a methodology that rescales IPCC methods from the national to the product level, with reference to the approaches in three international product carbon footprint protocols. Due to differences in geographic origin of the wood fiber, the results for two scenarios are highly divergent. This suggests that both wood LCI models and the protocols need further development to capture the range of spatial and temporal dimensions for supply chains (and the associated land use change and modification) for specific product systems. The paper concludes by outlining opportunities to measure and reduce uncertainty in accounting for net emissions of biogenic carbon from forestland, where timber is harvested for consumer products. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Typical life cycle assessment practice for consumer products often excludes significant land use change emissions when estimating carbon footprints. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The article provides a methodology to rescale IPCC guidelines for product-level carbon footprints. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Life cycle inventories and product carbon footprint protocols need more comprehensive land use-related accounting. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Interdisciplinary collaboration linking the LCA and forest carbon modeling communities is necessary.

Newell, Joshua P., E-mail: jpnewell@umich.edu [School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (United States); Vos, Robert O., E-mail: vos@usc.edu [Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California (United States)

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ANALYTICAL DATA SHEET ANALYTICAL DEPT. - HEALTH AhD SAFETY DlVlSlDN  

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Methodology Guidelines on Life Cycle Assessment of Photovoltaic Electricity Executive Summary  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a structured, comprehensive method of quantifying materialand energy-flows and their associated emissions in the life cycles of products (i.e., goods and services). The ISO 14040 and 14044 standards provide a framework for an LCA. However, this framework leaves the individual practitioner with a range of choices that can affect the validity and reliability of the results of such a study. The current IEA guidelines were developed to provide guidance on assuring consistency, balance, and quality to enhance the credibility and reliability of the results from photovoltaic (PV) LCAs. The guidelines represent a consensus among the authors, PV LCA experts in North America, Europe, and Asia, for assumptions made on PV performance, process input and emissions allocation, methods of analysis, and reporting of the results. Guidance is given on photovoltaic-specific parameters used as inputs in LCA and on choices and assumptions in life cycle inventory (LCI) data analysis and on implementation of modeling approaches. A consistent approach towards system modeling, the functional unit, the system boundaries and the allocation aspects enhances the credibility of PV LCA studies

Vasilis Fthenakis; Rolf Frischknecht; Marco Raugei; Hyung Chul Kim; Erik Alsema; Michael Held; Contributors Annick Anctil; Didier Beloin-saint-pierre; Karin Flury; Daniel Fraile; Masakazu Ito; Werner Plz; Parikhit Sinha; Pieterjan Vanbuggenhout

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Life Cycle Assessment of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites  

SciTech Connect

Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer matrix composites is gaining momentum with the pressure to lightweight vehicles, however energy-intensity and cost remain some of the major barriers before this material could be used in large-scale automotive applications. A representative automotive part, i.e., a 30.8 kg steel floor pan having a 17% weight reduction potential with stringent cash performance requirements has been considered for the life cycle energy and emissions analysis based on the latest developments occurring in the precursor type (conventional textile-based PAN vs. renewable-based lignin), part manufacturing (conventional SMC vs. P4) and fiber recycling technologies. Carbon fiber production is estimated to be about 14 times more energy-intensive than conventional steel production, however life cycle primary energy use is estimated to be quite similar to the conventional part, i.e., 18,500 MJ/part, especially when considering the uncertainty in LCI data that exists from using numerous sources in the literature. Lignin P4 technology offers the most life cycle energy and CO2 emissions benefits compared to a conventional stamped steel technology. With a 20% reduction in energy use in the lignin conversion to carbon fiber and free availability of lignin as a by-product of ethanol and wood production, a 30% reduction in life cycle energy use could be obtained. A similar level of life cycle energy savings could also be obtained with a higher part weight reduction potential of 43%.

Das, Sujit [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Our Environment in Hot Water: Comparing Water Heaters, A Life Cycle Approach Comparing Tank and Tankless Water Heaters in California  

SciTech Connect

Residential water heating is a large source of energy use in California homes. This project took a life cycle approach to comparing tank and tankless water heaters in Northern and Southern California. Information about the life cycle phases was calculated using the European Union?s Methodology study for EcoDesign of Energy-using Products (MEEUP) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory?s Life Cycle Inventory (NREL LCI) database. In a unit-to-unit comparison, it was found that tankless water heaters would lessen impacts of water heating by reducing annual energy use by 2800 MJ/year (16% compared to tank), and reducing global warming emissions by 175 kg CO2 eqv./year (18% reduction). Overall, the production and combustion of natural gas in the use phase had the largest impact. Total waste, VOCs, PAHs, particulate matter, and heavy-metals-to-air categories were also affected relatively strongly by manufacturing processes. It was estimated that tankless water heater users would have to use 10 more gallons of hot water a day (an increased usage of approximately 20%) to have the same impact as tank water heaters. The project results suggest that if a higher percentage of Californians used tankless water heaters, environmental impacts caused by water heating would be smaller.

Lu, Alison; McMahon, James; Masanet, Eric; Lutz, Jim

2008-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Treated Municipal Wastewater as Power Plant Cooling System Makeup Water: Tertiary Treatment versus Expanded Chemical Regimen for Recirculating Water Quality Management  

SciTech Connect

Treated municipal wastewater is a common, widely available alternative source of cooling water for thermoelectric power plants across the U.S. However, the biodegradable organic matter, ammonia-nitrogen, carbonate and phosphates in the treated wastewater pose challenges with respect to enhanced biofouling, corrosion, and scaling, respectively. The overall objective of this study was to evaluate the benefits and life cycle costs of implementing tertiary treatment of secondary treated municipal wastewater prior to use in recirculating cooling systems. The study comprised bench- and pilot-scale experimental studies with three different tertiary treated municipal wastewaters, and life cycle costing and environmental analyses of various tertiary treatment schemes. Sustainability factors and metrics for reuse of treated wastewater in power plant cooling systems were also evaluated. The three tertiary treated wastewaters studied were: secondary treated municipal wastewater subjected to acid addition for pH control (MWW_pH); secondary treated municipal wastewater subjected to nitrification and sand filtration (MWW_NF); and secondary treated municipal wastewater subjected nitrification, sand filtration, and GAC adsorption (MWW_NFG). Tertiary treatment was determined to be essential to achieve appropriate corrosion, scaling, and biofouling control for use of secondary treated municipal wastewater in power plant cooling systems. The ability to control scaling, in particular, was found to be significantly enhanced with tertiary treated wastewater compared to secondary treated wastewater. MWW_pH treated water (adjustment to pH 7.8) was effective in reducing scale formation, but increased corrosion and the amount of biocide required to achieve appropriate biofouling control. Corrosion could be adequately controlled with tolytriazole addition (4-5 ppm TTA), however, which was the case for all of the tertiary treated waters. For MWW_NF treated water, the removal of ammonia by nitrification helped to reduce the corrosivity and biocide demand. Also, the lower pH and alkalinity resulting from nitrification reduced the scaling to an acceptable level, without the addition of anti-scalant chemicals. Additional GAC adsorption treatment, MWW_NFG, yielded no net benefit. Removal of organic matter resulted in pitting corrosion in copper and cupronickel alloys. Negligible improvement was observed in scaling control and biofouling control. For all of the tertiary treatments, biofouling control was achievable, and most effectively with pre-formed monochloramine (2-3 ppm) in comparison with NaOCl and ClO2. Life cycle cost (LCC) analyses were performed for the tertiary treatment systems studied experimentally and for several other treatment options. A public domain conceptual costing tool (LC3 model) was developed for this purpose. MWW_SF (lime softening and sand filtration) and MWW_NF were the most cost-effective treatment options among the tertiary treatment alternatives considered because of the higher effluent quality with moderate infrastructure costs and the relatively low doses of conditioning chemicals required. Life cycle inventory (LCI) analysis along with integration of external costs of emissions with direct costs was performed to evaluate relative emissions to the environment and external costs associated with construction and operation of tertiary treatment alternatives. Integrated LCI and LCC analysis indicated that three-tiered treatment alternatives such as MWW_NSF and MWW_NFG, with regular chemical addition for treatment and conditioning and/or regeneration, tend to increase the impact costs and in turn the overall costs of tertiary treatment. River water supply and MWW_F alternatives with a single step of tertiary treatment were associated with lower impact costs, but the contribution of impact costs to overall annual costs was higher than all other treatment alternatives. MWW_NF and MWW_SF alternatives exhibited moderate external impact costs with moderate infrastructure and chemical conditioner dosing, which makes them (especially

David Dzombak; Radisav Vidic; Amy Landis

2012-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Municipal solid waste management in Lahore City District, Pakistan  

SciTech Connect

This study deals with generation, composition, collection, transportation, and disposal, as well as the present cost of the waste management on the basis of 60% collection of the total waste and the cost of proposed improved system of management on the basis of 100% waste collection using the IWM-2 LCI model. A GIS map of Data Ganj Bakhsh Town (DGBT) of Lahore City District showing communal storage facilities is also provided. DGBT has a population of 1,624,169 living in 232,024 dwellings. The total waste generated per year is 500,000 tons, or 0.84/kg/cap/day. Presently 60% of the MSW is collected and disposed in open dumps, while 40% is not collected and lies along roadsides, streets railway lines, depressions, vacant plots, drains, storm drains and open sewers. In DGBT, 129 containers of 5-m{sup 3} capacity, 120 containers of 10-m{sup 3} capacity and 380 skips of 2.5-m{sup 3} capacity are placed for waste collection. The overall collection and disposal cost of the MSW of DGBT is $3,177,900/yr, which is $10.29/ton. Modeling was conducted using the IWM-2 model for improved collection and disposal on the basis of 100% service, compared to the current 60% service. The modelled cost is $8.3/per ton, which is 20% less than the present cost, but the overall cost of 100% collection and disposal increases to $4,155,737/yr.

Batool, Syeda Adila [Department of Space Science, Punjab University, Lahore (Pakistan)], E-mail: aadila_batool@yahoo.com; Muhammad Nawaz Ch [College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore (Pakistan)], E-mail: muhammadnawazchaudhry@yahoo.com

2009-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental sustainability comparison of a hypothetical pneumatic waste collection system and a door-to-door system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We compare the environmental sustainability of two MSW collection systems. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We evaluate pneumatic and door-to-door collection systems. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The greenhouse gas emissions of pneumatic collection are around three times higher. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer System components are decisive but assumptions on electricity use are also important. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Pneumatic collection could provide other benefits over door-to-door system. - Abstract: Waste collection is one of the life cycle phases that influence the environmental sustainability of waste management. Pneumatic waste collection systems represent a new way of arranging waste collection in densely populated urban areas. However, limited information is available on the environmental impacts of this system. In this study, we compare the environmental sustainability of conventional door-to-door waste collection with its hypothetical pneumatic alternative. Furthermore, we analyse whether the size of the hypothetical pneumatic system, or the number of waste fractions included, have an impact on the results. Environmental loads are calculated for a hypothetical pneumatic waste collection system modelled on an existing dense urban area in Helsinki, Finland, and the results are compared to those of the prevailing, container-based, door-to-door waste collection system. The evaluation method used is the life-cycle inventory (LCI). In this study, we report the atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), SO{sub 2} and NO{sub x}. The results indicate that replacing the prevailing system with stationary pneumatic waste collection in an existing urban infrastructure would increase total air emissions. Locally, in the waste collection area, emissions would nonetheless diminish, as collection traffic decreases. While the electricity consumption of the hypothetical pneumatic system and the origin of electricity have a significant bearing on the results, emissions due to manufacturing the system's components prove decisive.

Punkkinen, Henna, E-mail: henna.punkkinen@vtt.fi [VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Biologinkuja 7, P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT (Finland); Merta, Elina, E-mail: elina.merta@vtt.fi [VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Biologinkuja 7, P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT (Finland); Teerioja, Nea, E-mail: nea.teerioja@helsinki.fi [University of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management, Latokartanonkaari 9, P.O. Box 27, FI-00014 HY (Finland); Moliis, Katja, E-mail: katja.moliis@helsinki.fi [University of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management, Latokartanonkaari 9, P.O. Box 27, FI-00014 HY (Finland); Kuvaja, Eveliina, E-mail: eveliina.kuvaja@helsinki.fi [University of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management, Latokartanonkaari 9, P.O. Box 27, FI-00014 HY (Finland)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z