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Energy Storage for Power Systems Applications: A Regional Assessment for the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Wind production, which has expanded rapidly in recent years, could be an important element in the future efficient management of the electric power system; however, wind energy generation is uncontrollable and intermittent in nature. Thus, while wind power represents a significant opportunity to the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), integrating high levels of wind resources into the power system will bring great challenges to generation scheduling and in the provision of ancillary services. This report addresses several key questions in the broader discussion on the integration of renewable energy resources in the Pacific Northwest power grid. More specifically, it addresses the following questions: a) how much total reserve or balancing requirements are necessary to accommodate the simulated expansion of intermittent renewable energy resources during the 2019 time horizon, and b) what are the most cost effective technological solutions for meeting load balancing requirements in the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP).

Kintner-Meyer, Michael CW; Balducci, Patrick J.; Jin, Chunlian; Nguyen, Tony B.; Elizondo, Marcelo A.; Viswanathan, Vilayanur V.; Guo, Xinxin; Tuffner, Francis K.

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Storage for Variable Renewable Energy Resource Integration - A Regional Assessment for the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP)  

SciTech Connect

This paper addresses the following key questions in the discussion on the integration of renewable energy resources in the Pacific Northwest power grid: a) what will be the future balancing requirement to accommodate a simulated expansion of wind energy resources from 3.3 GW in 2008 to 14.4 GW in 2019 in the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP), and b) what are the most cost effective technological solutions for meeting the balancing requirements in the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP). A life-cycle analysis was performed to assess the least-cost technology option for meeting the new balancing requirement. The technologies considered in this study include conventional turbines (CT), sodium sulfur (NaS) batteries, lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries, pumped hydro energy storage (PH), and demand response (DR). Hybrid concepts that combine 2 or more of the technologies above are also evaluated. This analysis was performed with collaboration by the Bonneville Power Administration and funded by the Energy Storage Systems Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Kintner-Meyer, Michael CW; Jin, Chunlian; Balducci, Patrick J.; Elizondo, Marcelo A.; Guo, Xinxin; Nguyen, Tony B.; Tuffner, Francis K.; Viswanathan, Vilayanur V.

2011-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Benefits of an Energy Imbalance Market in the NWPP  

SciTech Connect

The Northwest Power Pool (NWPP) Market Assessment Committee (MC) Initiative, which was officially launched on March 19, 2012, set out to explore a range of alternatives that could help the Balancing Authorities and scheduling utilities in the NWPP area address growing operational and commercial challenges affecting the regional power system. The MC formed an Analytical Team with technical representatives from each of the member Balancing Areas in the NWPP and with staff of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). This Analytical Team was instructed to conduct extensive studies of intra-hour operation of the NWPP system in the year 2020 and of the NWPP region with 14,671 MW of wind penetration. The effort utilized a sub-hourly production cost model (the PLEXOS® computer model) that inputs data from the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)-wide Production Cost Model (PCM) to evaluate potential production cost savings. The Analytical Team was given two general options to evaluate: •Energy Imbalance Market (EIM): establishment of an automated, organized NWPP area market for economically supplying energy imbalance within the hour. •Enhanced Market-Operational Tools (EMT) that might augment or replace an EIM. The Analytical The Analytical Team built on the WECC-wide PCM data from prior work done in the WECC and carried forward the evolution of the original WECC Transmission Expansion Planning Policy Committee (TEPPC) 2020 PC0 data base. A large number of modifications and improvements were made to this case and the data were subjected to extensive review by the team members to improve the model representation of the Northwest (NW). MC meetings that were open to the public were held for interested parties to review and provide input to the study. Results for the test, base, and sensitivity case studies performed by the MC Initiative Analytical Team indicate that there are a wide range of benefits that could be obtained from the operation of an EIM in the NWPP depending on what assumptions are made. The instructions from the MC were to determine a "minimum high confidence" range of potential benefits. The results for the Base Case indicate that the EIM benefits ranged from approximately $40 million to $70 million in annual savings from the operation of an EIM in the NWPP footprint. A number of additional relevant sensitivity cases were performed, including low and high water conditions, low and high natural gas prices, and various flex reserve requirements, resource operations, and amounts of resource capability held back during the preschedule period. Along with the results for the Base Case, the results for these studies yielded EIM benefits that clustered within the range of $70 to $80 million dollars per year with potential benefits ranging from approximately $125 million to as little as $17 million per year. Because the design and operation of an EIM could enable participating Balancing Authorities (BAs) to collectively lower the quantity of resources they must carry to meet within-hour balancing needs, a sensitivity case was also performed to analyze the impact that such reductions might have on the benefits from an EIM. The results for this sensitivity case indicate that such reductions could increase the benefits from the operation of an EIM in the NWPP into the range of approximately $130 million to $160 million per year. Also, a sensitivity case for a WECC-wide EIM was performed with the results indicating that the potential benefits to the NWPP could increase into the range of $197 million to $233 million per year. While there may be potential reliability benefits from the coordinated dispatch process underlying the operation of an EIM, reliability benefits from an EIM were out of the scope of this study. The EIM benefit analyses that were performed by the Analytical Team are provided in this report.

Samaan, Nader A.; Bayless, Rich; Symonds, Mark; Nguyen, Tony B.; Jin, Chunlian; Wu, Di; Diao, Ruisheng; Makarov, Yuri V.; Kannberg, Landis D.; Guo, Tao; Dennison-Leonard , Sarah; Goodenough, Mike; Schellberg, Ron; Conger, Sid; Harris, Kevin; Rarity, Matt; Wallace, Steven; Austin, Jamie; Noteboom, Rod; Van Blaricom , Tim; McRunnel, Kim; Apperson, John; Empey, Marshall; Etingov, Pavel V.; Warady, Debra; Brush, Ray; Newkirk, Joshua; Williams, Peter; Landauer, Marv; Owen, Hugh; Morter, Wayne; Haraguchi, Keli; Portouw, Jim; Downey, kathryn; Sorey, Steve; Williams, Stan; Gossa, Teyent; Kalich, Clint; Damiano, Patrick; Macarthur, Clay; Martin, Tom; Hoerner, Joe; Knudsen, Steve; Johnson, Anders; Link, Rick; Holcomb, Dennis

2013-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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WECC | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

WECC WECC Dataset Summary Description This dataset comes from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and is part of the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook Report (AEO2011). This dataset is table 91, and contains only the reference case. The data is broken down into electric power sector, cumulative planned additions,cumulative unplanned additions,cumulative retirements, end-use sector, electricity sales, net energy for load, generation by fuel type and price by service category. Source EIA Date Released April 26th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 AEO EIA Electric Power projections Southwest WECC Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon AEO2011: Electric Power Projections for EMM Region - Western Electricity Coordinating Council / Southwest- Reference Case (xls, 259.1 KiB)

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Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) Webinar  

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

Hosted by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), the regional entity responsible for coordinating and promoting bulk electric system reliability in the Western Interconnection, this...

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WECC 10-Year Plan general presentation  

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

Bradley Nickell Bradley Nickell Director of Transmission Planning Regional Transmission Expansion Planning (RTEP) DOE EAC Meeting October 20, 2011 2 Regional Transmission Expansion Planning What have we been asked to do? Regional Transmission Expansion Planning (RTEP) Expand the breadth and depth of WECC's existing regional transmission planning processes. * Expand stakeholder participation * Increase the understanding of the connection between reliability, cost, and environment * Produce credible, publically available data and models 3 RTEP Organizational Funding Diagram VGS Integration Topic B WGA WIRAB/CREPC Public Policy $12.0M WREZ Phases 3 & 4 National Labs Request for Technical Assistance/Coordination Topic A WECC/TEPPC Interconnection-wide Planning $14.5M Columbia

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Property:EIA/861/NercWecc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NercWecc NercWecc Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Boolean. Description: Nerc Wecc Entity conducts business operations within the WECC region (Y or N) [1] References ↑ EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2008 - F861 File Layout-2008.doc Pages using the property "EIA/861/NercWecc" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 3 3 Phases Energy Services + true + A Aguila Irrigation District + true + Ajo Improvement Co + true + Ak-Chin Electric Utility Authority + true + Alamo Power District No 3 + true + Alder Mutual Light Co, Inc + true + Arizona Electric Pwr Coop Inc + true + Arizona Power Authority + true + Arizona Public Service Co + true + Arkansas River Power Authority + true + Avista Corp + true + Avista Turbine Power, Inc + true +

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Northwest Rural Pub Pwr Dist | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Rural Pub Pwr Dist Jump to: navigation, search Name Northwest Rural Pub Pwr Dist Place Nebraska Utility Id 13805 Utility Location Yes Ownership P NERC Location WECC NERC...

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Energy Northwest | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Northwest Jump to: navigation, search Name Energy Northwest Place Washington Utility Id 20160 Utility Location Yes Ownership S NERC Location WECC NERC WECC Yes ISO Other Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Generation Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle2 Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png No rate schedules available. Average Rates No Rates Available References ↑ "EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Energy_Northwest&oldid=410657" Categories:

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WECC releases its first-ever transmission plan for the Western Interconnection  

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

The Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) announced the release of its first 10-Year Regional Transmission Plan (Plan) for the Western Interconnection.

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WECC releases its first-ever transmission plan for the Western...  

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

Western Interconnection. The Plan was developed through WECC's Regional Transmission Expansion Planning (RTEP) project, as part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy...

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Review of the WECC EDT Phase 2 EIM Benefits Analysis and Results Report  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Salt River Project SWPA Southwestern Power Administration TEPPC Transmission Expansion Planning PolicyReview of the WECC EDT Phase 2 EIM Benefits Analysis and Results Report ANL/DIS-12-2 Decision and technology programs, see www.anl.gov. #12;Review of the WECC EDT Phase 2 EIM Benefits Analysis and Results

Kemner, Ken

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Assessing Vehicle Electricity Demand Impacts on California Electricity Supply  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

turbine NGST Natural gas steam turbine NWPP Northwest Powerfrom natural gas steam turbine (NGST) and natural gasNGST = Natural gas steam turbine; NWPP = Northwest Power

McCarthy, Ryan W.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Generating Coop | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Generating Coop Northwest Generating Coop Jump to: navigation, search Name Pacific Northwest Generating Coop Place Portland, Oregon Utility Id 14323 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location WECC NERC WECC Yes Activity Transmission Yes Activity Buying Transmission Yes Activity Wholesale Marketing Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] SGIC[2] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Pacific Northwest Generating Cooperative Smart Grid Project was awarded $19,576,743 Recovery Act Funding with a total project value of $39,172,987. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png No rate schedules available. Average Rates No Rates Available References

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Energy-water analysis of the 10-year WECC transmission planning study cases.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 2011 the Department of Energy's Office of Electricity embarked on a comprehensive program to assist our Nation's three primary electric interconnections with long term transmission planning. Given the growing concern over water resources in the western U.S. the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) requested assistance with integrating water resource considerations into their broader electric transmission planning. The result is a project with three overarching objectives: (1) Develop an integrated Energy-Water Decision Support System (DSS) that will enable planners in the Western Interconnection to analyze the potential implications of water stress for transmission and resource planning. (2) Pursue the formulation and development of the Energy-Water DSS through a strongly collaborative process between the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Western Governors Association (WGA), the Western States Water Council (WSWC) and their associated stakeholder teams. (3) Exercise the Energy-Water DSS to investigate water stress implications of the transmission planning scenarios put forward by WECC, WGA, and WSWC. The foundation for the Energy-Water DSS is Sandia National Laboratories Energy-Power-Water Simulation (EPWSim) model (Tidwell et al. 2009). The modeling framework targets the shared needs of energy and water producers, resource managers, regulators, and decision makers at the federal, state and local levels. This framework provides an interactive environment to explore trade-offs, and 'best' alternatives among a broad list of energy/water options and objectives. The decision support framework is formulated in a modular architecture, facilitating tailored analyses over different geographical regions and scales (e.g., state, county, watershed, interconnection). An interactive interface allows direct control of the model and access to real-time results displayed as charts, graphs and maps. The framework currently supports modules for calculating water withdrawal and consumption for current and planned electric power generation; projected water demand from competing use sectors; and, surface and groundwater availability. WECC's long range planning is organized according to two target planning horizons, a 10-year and a 20-year. This study supports WECC in the 10-year planning endeavor. In this case the water implications associated with four of WECC's alternative future study cases (described below) are calculated and reported. In future phases of planning we will work with WECC to craft study cases that aim to reduce the thermoelectric footprint of the interconnection and/or limit production in the most water stressed regions of the West.

Tidwell, Vincent Carroll; Passell, Howard David; Castillo, Cesar; Moreland, Barbara

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Next Update: October 2009  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

ID Parma, ID 29 0 IPC I 100 US WECC NWPP AC 500 500 3000 MVA 060112 Parma, ID Boardman, OR 202 0 IPC I 100 US WECC - AC 525 500 3000 MVA 060112 Ely NV Las Vegas NV 250...

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Analysis of the Impact of Balancing Area Cooperation on the Operation of WECC and the Compounding Effect of Wind and Solar Generation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

It is the intent of this analysis to examine the operational benefits of increased cooperation between a large number of WECC operating regions.

Jordan, G.; Piwko, D.

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of the WECC WAMS in Wide Area Probing Tests for Validation of System Performance & Modeling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During 2005 and 2006 the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) performed three major tests of western system dynamics. These tests used a Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS) based primarily on Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) to determine response to events including the insertion of the 1400-MW Chief Joseph braking resistor, probing signals, and ambient events. Test security was reinforced through real-time analysis of wide area effects, and high-quality data provided dynamic profiles for interarea modes across the entire western interconnection. The tests established that low-level optimized pseudo-random ±20-MW probing with the Pacific DC Intertie (PDCI) roughly doubles the apparent noise that is natural to the power system, providing sharp dynamic information with negligible interference to system operations. Such probing is an effective alternative to use of the 1400-MW Chief Joseph dynamic brake, and it is under consideration as a standard means for assessing dynamic security.

Hauer, John F.; Mittelstadt, William; Martin, Kenneth E.; Burns, J. W.; Lee, Harry; Pierre, John W.; Trudnowski, Daniel

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Energy Outlook 2011  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

229 229 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Energy Outlook 2011 Regional maps Figure F2. Electricity market module regions Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Analysis. 12 11 10 19 22 21 20 15 14 9 13 7 5 6 1 2 3 4 16 17 8 18 1. ERCT ERCOT All 2. FRCC FRCC All 3. MROE MRO East 4. MROW MRO West 5. NEWE NPCC New England 6. NYCW NPCC NYC/Westchester 7. NYLI NPCC Long Island 8. NYUP NPCC Upstate NY 9. RFCE RFC East 10. RFCM RFC Michigan 11. RFCW RFC West 12. SRDA SERC Delta 13. SRGW SERC Gateway 14. SRSE SERC Southeastern 15. SRCE SERC Central 16. SRVC SERC VACAR 17. SPNO SPP North 18. SPSO SPP South 19. AZNM WECC Southwest 20. CAMX WECC California 21. NWPP WECC Northwest 22. RMPA WECC Rockies U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Energy Outlook 2011

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Analysis of the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4 4 Appendix C: Map of NEMS Electricity Market Module Regions 1 Texas Regional Entity (ERCT) 12 SERC / Delta (SRDA) 2 Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) 13 SERC / Gateway (SRGW) 3 Midwest Reliability Organization / East (MROE) 14 SERC / Southeastern (SRSE) 4 Midwest Reliability Organization / West (MROW) 15 SERC / Central (SRCE) 5 NPCC / Northeast (NEWE) 16 SERC / Virginia-Carolina (SRVC) 6 NPCC / NYC-Westchester (NYCW) 17 Southwest Power Pool / North (SPNO) 7 NPCC / Long Island (NYLI) 18 Southwest Power Pool / South (SPSO) 8 NPCC / Upstate New York (NYUP) 19 WECC / Southwest (AZNM) 9 Reliability First Corporation / East (RFCE) 20 WECC / California (CAMX) 10 Reliability First Corporation / Michigan (RFCM) 21 WECC / Northwest Power Pool Area (NWPP)

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Review of the WECC EDT phase 2 EIM benefits analysis and results report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A region-wide Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) was recently proposed by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC). In order for the Western Area Power Administration (Western) to make more informed decisions regarding its involvement in the EIM, Western asked Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) to review the EIM benefits study (the October 2011 revision) performed by Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3). Key components of the E3 analysis made use of results from a study conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL); therefore, we also reviewed the NREL work. This report examines E3 and NREL methods and models used in the EIM study. Estimating EIM benefits is very challenging because of the complex nature of the Western Interconnection (WI), the variability and uncertainty of renewable energy resources, and the complex decisions and potentially strategic bidding of market participants. Furthermore, methodologies used for some of the more challenging aspects of the EIM have not yet matured. This review is complimentary of several components of the EIM study. Analysts and modelers clearly took great care when conducting detailed simulations of the WI using well-established industry tools under stringent time and budget constraints. However, it is our opinion that the following aspects of the study and the interpretation of model results could be improved upon in future analyses. The hurdle rate methodology used to estimate current market inefficiencies does not directly model the underlying causes of sub-optimal dispatch and power flows. It assumes that differences between historical flows and modeled flows can be attributed solely to market inefficiencies. However, flow differences between model results and historical data can be attributed to numerous simplifying assumptions used in the model and in the input data. We suggest that alternative approaches be explored in order to better estimate the benefits of introducing market structures like the EIM. In addition to more efficient energy transactions in the WI, the EIM would reduce the amount of flexibility reserves needed to accommodate forecast errors associated with variable production from wind and solar energy resources. The modeling approach takes full advantage of variable resource diversity over the entire market footprint, but the projected reduction in flexibility reserves may be overly optimistic. While some reduction would undoubtedly occur, the EIM is only an energy market and would therefore not realize the same reduction in reserves as an ancillary services market. In our opinion the methodology does not adequately capture the impact of transmission constraints on the deployment of flexibility reserves. Estimates of flexibility reserves assume that forecast errors follow a normal distribution. Improved estimates could be obtained by using other probability distributions to estimate up and down reserves to capture the underlying uncertainty of these resources under specific operating conditions. Also, the use of a persistence forecast method for solar is questionable, because solar insolation follows a deterministic pattern dictated by the sun's path through the sky. We suggest a more rigorous method for forecasting solar insolation using the sun's relatively predictable daily pattern at specific locations. The EIM study considered only one scenario for hydropower resources. While this scenario is within the normal range over the WI footprint, it represents a severe drought condition in the Colorado River Basin from which Western schedules power. Given hydropower's prominent role in the WI, we recommend simulating a range of hydropower conditions since the relationship between water availability and WI dispatch costs is nonlinear. Also, the representation of specific operational constraints faced by hydropower operators in the WI needs improvements. The model used in the study cannot fully capture all of the EIM impacts and complexities of power system operations. In particular, a primary benefit of the EIM is a shorter dispa

Veselka, T.D.; Poch, L.A.; Botterud, A. (Decision and Information Sciences)

2012-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

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OpenEI - WECC  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

http:www.eia.govforecastsaeoindex.cfm
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Skip to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Search PNNL Search PNNL Home About Research Publications Jobs News Contacts Featured Research...

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST CYBER SUMMIT  

SciTech Connect

On March 26, 2013, the Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) jointly hosted the Pacific Northwest Cyber Summit with the DOE’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, the White House, Washington State congressional delegation, Washington State National Guard, and regional energy companies.

Lesperance, Ann M.; Matlock, Gordon W.; Becker-Dippmann, Angela S.; Smith, Karen S.

2013-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest Missouri Biofuels LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Missouri Biofuels LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Northwest Missouri Biofuels, LLC Place St Joseph, Missouri Sector Biofuels Product Northwest Missouri Biofuels...

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Science. Technology. Innovation. PNNL-SA-34741 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is addressing cognition and learning to the development of student- centered, scenario-based training. PNNL's Pachelbel (PNNL) has developed a cognitive-based, student-centered approach to training that is being applied

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Technologies Available ...  

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Technologies Available for Licensing Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has a long-standing reputation for ...

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Northwest National Labo-  

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

Northwest National Labo- Northwest National Labo- ratory. Daniel Poneman, Deputy Secretary of Energy, dis- cussed the importance of having the Federal and contractor staffs working closely together and using peer reviews and the DOE core management princi- ples to provide excellence in project management. Mel Williams, Jr., Associate Deputy Secretary of En- ergy, discussed the leader- ship principles of align- ment, accountability and execution. A special thanks to all who made the workshop a suc- cess. These presenta- tions, and others provided at the event, are posted at the link below. By Steven H. Rossi, P.E., PMP, LEED AP, CCE OECM On March 15-16, the Office of Engineering and Con- struction Management (OECM) hosted the 2011 DOE Project Management Workshop at the Holiday

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Global warming: A Northwest perspective  

SciTech Connect

The Northwest Power Planning Council convened a symposium in Olympia, Washington, on the subject of global climate change ( the greenhouse effect'') and its potential for affecting the Pacific Northwest. The symposium was organized in response to a need by the Power Council to understand global climate change and its potential impacts on resource planning and fish and wildlife planning for the region, as well as a need to understand national policy developing toward climate change and the Pacific Northwest's role in it. 40 figs., 15 tabs.

Scott, M.J.; Counts, C.A. (eds.)

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Area | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Pacific Northwest Area Pacific Northwest Area Jump to: navigation, search Contents 1 Clean Energy Clusters in the Pacific Northwest Area 1.1 Products and Services in the Pacific Northwest Area 1.2 Research and Development Institutions in the Pacific Northwest Area 1.3 Networking Organizations in the Pacific Northwest Area 1.4 Investors and Financial Organizations in the Pacific Northwest Area 1.5 Policy Organizations in the Pacific Northwest Area Clean Energy Clusters in the Pacific Northwest Area Products and Services in the Pacific Northwest Area Loading map... {"format":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"limit":500,"offset":0,"link":"all","sort":[""],"order":[],"headers":"show","mainlabel":"","intro":"","outro":"","searchlabel":"\u2026

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2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Pacific Northwest Site Office...  

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

Pacific Northwest Site Office 2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Pacific Northwest Site Office 2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Pacific Northwest Site Office The ongoing and...

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | Department of Energy  

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

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | June 2010 Aerial View Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | June 2010 Aerial View Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducts research for national security missions, nuclear materials stewardship, non-proliferation missions, the nuclear fuel life cycle, energy production. PNNL is engaged in expanding the beneficial use of nuclear materials such as nuclear process engineering, radiomaterials characterization, separation and processing. PNNL also supports the Hanford Site cleanup and river corridor protection missions. Enforcement January 8, 2008 Preliminary Notice of Violation,Battelle Memorial Institute - EA-2007-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Battelle Memorial Institute

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Interannual Variability of Northwest Australian Tropical Cyclones  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tropical cyclone (TC) activity over the southeast Indian Ocean has been studied far less than other TC basins, such as the North Atlantic and northwest Pacific. The authors examine the interannual TC variability of the northwest Australian (NWAUS)...

Kevin H. Goebbert; Lance M. Leslie

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Taskforce Executive Committee  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

#12;Northwest Energy Efficiency Taskforce Executive Committee Chairs Tom Karier, Washington Member, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Bill Gaines, Director/Chief Executive Officer, Tacoma Public Utilities, Cowlitz County Public Utility District Cal Shirley, Vice President for Energy Efficiency Service, Puget

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Cognitive Informatics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...  

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

Cognitive Informatics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the...

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Northwest Energy Education Institute Lane Community College  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Northwest Energy Education Institute at Lane Community College Roger Ebbage, Director Northwest Energy Education Institute at Lane Community College Eugene, Oregon ebbager@lanecc.edu #12;Northwest Energy Education Institute at Lane Community College Mission Statement: "To be the Preferred Source

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Enforcement Documents - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | Department  

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

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Enforcement Documents - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory January 8, 2008 Preliminary Notice of Violation,Battelle Memorial Institute - EA-2007-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Battelle Memorial Institute related to Radiological Events and the Independent Assessment Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory May 5, 2004 Enforcement Letter, Battelle Memorial Institute - May 5, 2004 Enforcement Letter issued to Battelle Memorial Institute related to Radiological Work Practices at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory April 3, 1996 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - EA-96-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Battelle related to the Delayed Response to a Criticality Safety Alarm at the Pacific Northwest National

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Independent Oversight Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -  

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

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - October 2012 Independent Oversight Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - October 2012 October 2012 Review of the Department of Energy Office of Science Assessment of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radiochemical Processing Laboratory Criticality Alarm System The Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight), within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted a shadow assessment of the Office of Science (SC) review of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Radiochemical Processing Laboratory (RPL) Criticality Alarm System (CAS). SC's Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) coordinated the SC review. The SC assessment focused on the operability of the CAS at the PNNL RPL

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Independent Activity Report, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -  

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

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - January 2012 Independent Activity Report, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - January 2012 January 2012 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Orientation Visit [HIAR-PNNL-2012-01-11] The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an orientation visit for the HSS site lead at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO), Richland, WA, on January 11, 2012. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the nuclear safety oversight strategy, describe the site lead program, increase HSS personnel's operational awareness of the Lab's activities at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory (RPL), and identify specific activities

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Pacific Northwest Site Office |  

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

Pacific Northwest Site Office Pacific Northwest Site Office Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Pacific Northwest Site Office Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Pacific Northwest Site Office. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD July 16, 2012 CX-009099: Categorical Exclusion Determination Routine Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.4, B1.8, B1.16, B1.17 Date: 07/16/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Pacific Northwest Site Office June 28, 2012 CX-009097: Categorical Exclusion Determination U.S. Customs and Border Protection High-Energy Radiography Test Capability CX(s) Applied: B3.10, B3.11 Date: 06/28/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Pacific Northwest Site Office May 18, 2012 CX-009096: Categorical Exclusion Determination U.S. Customs and Border Protection Non-Intrusive Inspection Tests

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Northwest Open Automated Demand Response Technology Demonstration...  

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in Portland, Oregon and serving the Pacific Northwest. BPA operates an electricity transmission system and markets wholesale electrical power at cost from federal dams, one...

42

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Technology Marketing ...  

Here you’ll find marketing summaries for technologies available for licensing from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) ... Energy Analysi ...

43

Independent Oversight Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...  

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

National Laboratory - October 2012 October 2012 Review of the Department of Energy Office of Science Assessment of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radiochemical...

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Geothermal: Sponsored by OSTI -- Pacific Northwest Laboratory...  

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GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGIES LEGACY COLLECTION - Sponsored by OSTI -- Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual Report for 1979 to the DOE Assistant Secretary for Environment Part 4 Physical...

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Grounds Maintenance  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) operates an award-winning grounds maintenance program that comprises a comprehensive landscape and irrigation management program. The...

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Pacific Northwest Natioinal Laboratory Orientation Visit, January...  

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

PNNL-2012-01-11 Site: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Subject: Office of Enforcement and Oversight's Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Activity Report for...

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WECC 10-Year Plan general presentation  

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

Bradley Nickell Director of Transmission Planning Regional Transmission Expansion Planning (RTEP) DOE EAC Meeting October 20, 2011 2 Regional Transmission Expansion Planning What...

48

Oversight Reports - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | Department of  

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

Oversight Reports - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Oversight Reports - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Oversight Reports - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory September 9, 2013 Independent Oversight Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - September 2013 Review of the Fire Protection Program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Fire Suppression System at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory October 31, 2012 Independent Oversight Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - October 2012 Review of the Department of Energy Office of Science Assessment of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radiochemical Processing Laboratory Criticality Alarm System January 30, 2012 Independent Activity Report, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - January 2012 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Orientation Visit

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Sustainable PNNL  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Sustainable PNNL Sustainability at Pacific Northwest National the ability of the future generations to meet their needs. At PNNL, we are committed to improving the quality for the organization and our key stakeholders, including our customers, staff, and community. PNNL's commitment

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Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC)  

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Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) Overview: ·OSU and UW are partners on the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC). ·NNMREC's mission is to lead research in wave in Natural Energy (FINE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) FUNDING PROVIDED BY: US Department

Tullos, Desiree

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Independent Oversight Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -  

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

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - September 2013 Independent Oversight Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - September 2013 September 2013 Review of the Fire Protection Program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Fire Suppression System at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory. This report documents the results of an independent oversight review of the fire protection program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the fire suppression system at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory. The review was performed March 18-29, 2013, by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations, which is within the DOE Office of Health, Safety and Security. The review was performed as one part of an ongoing targeted

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Independent Oversight Inspection, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -  

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

Independent Oversight Inspection, Pacific Northwest National Independent Oversight Inspection, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - December 2003 Independent Oversight Inspection, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - December 2003 December 2003 Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Management at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The Secretary of Energy's Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance (OA) conducted an inspection of environment, safety, and health (ES&H) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) during November and December 2003. The inspection was performed by the OA Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations. Overall, implementation of ISM at PNNL has improved noticeably since the 1998 DOE Headquarters independent oversight evaluation. This improvement is

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Northwest SEED | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

SEED SEED Jump to: navigation, search Name Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (SEED) Address 1402 3rd Ave. Suite 901 Place Seattle, WA Zip 98101 Phone number 1.866.759.SEED Website http://www.nwseed.org Coordinates 47.609093°, -122.336787° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":47.609093,"lon":-122.336787,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Independent Oversight Inspection, Office of Science Pacific Northwest Site  

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

Office of Science Pacific Office of Science Pacific Northwest Site Office and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - November 2006 Independent Oversight Inspection, Office of Science Pacific Northwest Site Office and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - November 2006 November 2006 Inspection of Classification and Information Control Programs at the Office of Science Pacific Northwest Site Office and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory This report presents the results of inspection activities by the Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Security Evaluations in the area of classification and information control (CIC) at the Office of Science (SC) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The Office of Security Evaluations conducted this

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Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management...  

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

Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States) Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States)...

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Water Sampling At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986...  

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Water Sampling At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Water Sampling Activity Date...

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1993 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study.  

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The Loads and Resources Study is presented in three documents: (1) this summary of Federal system and Pacific Northwest region loads and resources; (2) a technical appendix detailing forecasted Pacific Northwest economic trends and loads, and (3) a technical appendix detailing the loads and resources for each major Pacific Northwest generating utility. In this loads and resources study, resource availability is compared with a range of forecasted electricity consumption. The forecasted future electricity demands -- firm loads -- are subtracted from the projected capability of existing and {open_quotes}contracted for{close_quotes} resources to determine whether Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the region will be surplus or deficit. If resources are greater than loads in any particular year or month, there is a surplus of energy and/or capacity, which BPA can sell to increase revenues. Conversely, if firm loads exceed available resources, there is a deficit of energy and/or capacity, and additional conservation, contract purchases, or generating resources will be needed to meet load growth. The Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study analyzes the Pacific Northwest`s projected loads and available generating resources in two parts: (1) the loads and resources of the Federal system, for which BPA is the marketing agency; and (2) the larger Pacific Northwest regional power system, which includes loads and resource in addition to the Federal system. The loads and resources analysis in this study simulates the operation of the power system under the Pacific Northwest Coordination Agreement (PNCA) produced by the Pacific Northwest Coordinating Group. This study presents the Federal system and regional analyses for five load forecasts: high, medium-high, medium, medium-low, and low. This analysis projects the yearly average energy consumption and resource availability for Operating Years (OY) 1994--95 through 2003--04.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Operated  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Pacific Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Operated by Battelle for the U .S. D ep artm ent of Energy PNWD-3914 Monticello Mill Tailings Site Macroinvertebrate Sampling for 2007 A.L. Bunn R.P. Mueller J.M. Brandenberger D .M. Wellman February 2008 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC13-02GJ79491 DISCLAIMER This repon was prepared as an accoun t of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereo f, no r Battelle Memorial Institute, no r any of their employees, makes an y warranty, express or implie d, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, ap paratus, produ ct, or p roce ss di sclos ed, or represen ts that its use would not in frin ge privat ely owned rights . Reference herein to any specific comm ercial product, process,

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Northwest Biodiesel Network | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Biodiesel Network Northwest Biodiesel Network Name Northwest Biodiesel Network Address 6532 Phinney Ave N Place Seattle, Washington Zip 98103 Region Pacific Northwest Area Website http://www.nwbiodiesel.org/ Notes To promote the use and benefits of biodiesel through awareness campaigns, educational programs, and specific initiatives Coordinates 47.677247°, -122.35398° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":47.677247,"lon":-122.35398,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Cognitive Informatics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | National  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Cognitive Informatics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | National Cognitive Informatics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Who We Are > In The Spotlight > Frank Greitzer Cognitive Informatics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Frank Greitzer Frank Greitzer Role: Cognitive Informatics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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Indian Tribes of the Northwest Territory  

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Tribes of the Northwest Territory Tribes of the Northwest Territory Nature Bulletin No. 388-A September 26, 1970 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation INDIAN TRIBES OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY The white men found many tribes inhabiting what became the Northwest Territory in 1787, and all but one belonged to the largest and most important Indian family, the Algonquians. The powerful Shawnee occupied most of the Ohio valley and its tributaries extending south into Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee. Tecumseh and his brother, "The Prophet", were Shawnee. The Iliniwek, called 'Illinois" by the French, was an Algonquian confederacy which had, for a long time, occupied most of this state except the northwestern part and the Wabash valley. In addition to several small bands it included the Kaskaskia, Peoria, Cahokia, Moingewena, and the Michigamea. The latter, whom Father Marquette found living in Missouri and Arkansas, were finally forced to move back into southern Illinois.

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Independent Activity Report, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...  

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

January 2012 January 2012 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Orientation Visit HIAR-PNNL-2012-01-11 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight,...

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Regional Environmental Prediction Over the Pacific Northwest  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines the potential of regional environmental prediction by focusing on the local forecasting effort in the Pacific Northwest. A consortium of federal, state, and local agencies have funded the development and operation of a ...

Clifford F. Mass; Mark Albright; David Ovens; Richard Steed; Mark MacIver; Eric Grimit; Tony Eckel; Brian Lamb; Joseph Vaughan; Kenneth Westrick; Pascal Storck; Brad Colman; Chris Hill; Naydene Maykut; Mike Gilroy; Sue A. Ferguson; Joseph Yetter; John M. Sierchio; Clint Bowman; Richard Stender; Robert Wilson; William Brown

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1994 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The 1994 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study presented herein establishes a picture of how the agency is positioned today in its loads and resources balance. It is a snapshot of expected resource operation, contractual obligations, and rights. This study does not attempt to present or analyze future conservation or generation resource scenarios. What it does provide are base case assumptions from which scenarios encompassing a wide range of uncertainties about BPA`s future may be evaluated. The Loads and Resources Study is presented in two documents: (1) this summary of Federal system and Pacific Northwest region loads and resources and (2) a technical appendix detailing the loads and resources for each major Pacific Northwest generating utility. This analysis updates the 1993 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study, published in December 1993. In this loads and resources study, resource availability is compared with a range of forecasted electricity consumption. The Federal system and regional analyses for medium load forecast are presented.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regional Drainage Flows in the Pacific Northwest  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An analysis of regional drainage flows in the Pacific Northwest is presented using results from a network of surface observations and a series of simulations carried out with a nested mesoscale model. The flows, which occur regularly in ...

J. C. Doran; S. Zhong

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis Activities at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Hydrogen Analysis Capabilities Marylynn Placet Manager, Energy Policy and Planning Group m.placet@pnl.gov (202) 646-5249 DOE Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and Infrastructure Technologies Program Systems Analysis Workshop July 28-29, 2004 Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 2 Charter PNNL Energy Science and Technology Directorate's Energy Mission: Secure, clean, and affordable energy systems in a carbon constrained world. PNNL Analysis Objectives/Principles: * Development of state-of-the-art analysis tools for critical policy issues (e.g., climate change, electricity grid issues) * Use of tools appropriate to the need * Objectivity; analysis based on best available,

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Northwest Power Pool Area | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Power Pool Area Northwest Power Pool Area Dataset Summary Description This dataset comes from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and is part of the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook Report (AEO2011). This dataset is table 93, and contains only the reference case. The data is broken down into electric power sector, cumulative planned additions,cumulative unplanned additions,cumulative retirements, end-use sector, electricity sales, net energy for load, generation by fuel type and price by service category. Source EIA Date Released April 26th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 AEO EIA Electric Power Northwest Power Pool Area projections Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon AEO2011: Electric Power Projections for EMM Region - Western Electricity Coordinating Council / Northwest Power Pool Area (xls, 259.1 KiB)

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Holocene paleoenviroments of northwest Iowa  

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This paper presents the biotic, sedimentary, geomorphic, and climatic history of the upper part of the Roberts Creek Basin, northeastern Iowa for the late-glacial and Holocene, and compares these records with a C-O isotopic sequence from Coldwater Cave, 60 km northwest of Roberts Creek. the biotic record (pollen, vascular plant and bryophyte macrofossils, and insects) is preserved in floodplain alluvium that underlies three constructional surfaces separated by low scarps. Each surface is underlain by a lithologically and temporally distinct alluvial fill. The highest surface is underlain by the Gunder Member of the Deforest Formation, dating from 11,000 to 4000 yr BP; beneath the intermediate level is the Roberts Creek Member, dating from 4000 to 400 yr BP; and the lowest level is underlain by the Camp Creek Member, deposited during the last 380 yr. Pollen and plant macrofossils in the alluvial fill show that a typical late-glacial spruce forest was replaced by Quercus and Ulmus in the early Holocene. This early-to-middle Holocene forest became dominated by medic elements such as Acer saccharum, Tila americana, Ostyra virginiana, and Carpinus caroliniana as late as 5500 yr BP; in contrast, the closest sites to the west and north were at their warmest and driest were covered by prairie vegetation between 6500 and 5500 yr BP. After 5500 yr BP, the forest in the roberts Creek area was replaced by prairie, as indicated by a rich assemblage of plant macrofossils, although only Ambrosia and Poaceae became abundant in the pollen record. The return of Quercus {approx} 3000 BP (while nonarboreal pollen percentages remained relatively high) indicates the oak savanna prevailed with little change until settlement time. 83 refs., 17 figs., 5 tabs.

Baker, R.G. [Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (United States); Bettis, E.A. III [Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa City, IA (United States); Schwert, D.P. [North Dakota State Univ., Fargo, ND (United States)] [and others

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Northwest Project | Open Energy Information  

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Northwest Project Northwest Project Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Renewable Northwest Project Name Renewable Northwest Project Address 917 SW Oak St, Ste 303 Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97205 Region Pacific Northwest Area Number of employees 1-10 Year founded 1994 Phone number 503-223-4544 Notes Nonprofit Advocacy Organization Website http://www.RNP.org Coordinates 45.5226356°, -122.6805008° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.5226356,"lon":-122.6805008,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Northwest Geothermal Company | Open Energy Information  

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Northwest Geothermal Company Northwest Geothermal Company Jump to: navigation, search Name Northwest Geothermal Company Place Bend, Oregon Zip 97701 1942 Sector Geothermal energy Product Focused on geothermal power projects. Coordinates 44.05766°, -121.315549° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":44.05766,"lon":-121.315549,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Northwest Energy Angel Group | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Energy Angel Group Northwest Energy Angel Group Place Seattle, Washington Zip 98195 Product Membership organisation of individual investors in the Pacific Northwest providing investment capital, strategic advice and mentoring to early-stage clean energy companies. Coordinates 47.60356°, -122.329439° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":47.60356,"lon":-122.329439,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Chapter 7: Transmission  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Chapter 7: Transmission Summary of Key..................................................................................................................................... 1 Northwest Transmission Planning), there was concern that there had been little progress on addressing the developing transmission issues in the region

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Request for Proposals to Evaluate  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Request for Proposals to Evaluate Existing Consumer Behavioral research, evaluations and behavior change initiatives. The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA interest groups and energy efficiency industry representatives that operate in the states of Idaho, Montana

74

Solid-State Lighting: 2011 Municipal Consortium Northwest Region Workshop  

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Northwest Region Workshop Materials to someone by E-mail Northwest Region Workshop Materials to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: 2011 Municipal Consortium Northwest Region Workshop Materials on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: 2011 Municipal Consortium Northwest Region Workshop Materials on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: 2011 Municipal Consortium Northwest Region Workshop Materials on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: 2011 Municipal Consortium Northwest Region Workshop Materials on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: 2011 Municipal Consortium Northwest Region Workshop Materials on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: 2011 Municipal Consortium Northwest Region Workshop Materials on AddThis.com... LED Lighting Facts CALiPER Program Standards Development Technical Information Network

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Pacific Northwest Regional Assessment of the Potential  

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, demand response and energy efficiency demand-side reductions. The fact that natural gas is the regionPacific Northwest Regional Assessment of the Potential Benefits of the Direct Use of Natural Gas) .........................42 Figure 1 Service Area Map of PNW Participating Natural Gas Utilities

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2013Science Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL),  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2013Science Frontiers #12;Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), a U.S. Department of Energy to the nation's security, health and prosperity. PNNL's science and technology base ranges from basic research examples of PNNL's research at the frontiers of science and technology--research that is pushing

77

Pacific Northwest NATIONAL L A BORATORY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Excellence Culture Evaluation March 2013 an, P Steering Committee ning Unit Co-Chair PNNL VPP Evaluation Team Wilcox- Business Systems #12;iii Summary Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL's; Laboratory management, and staff engagement. At PNNL, "operational excellence" means harnessing the energy and passion

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TCRD Boundary 1) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

TCRD Boundary 1) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 2) Fluor Hanford 3) Thompson Mechanical-Tech, Inc. 28) YAHSGS 29) Washington Closure Hanford 30) KinderCare 31) A.M. Express 32) Energy Solutions 33 (Cougar Café) 74) Corporate Wellness Center 75) University Park Condominiums 76) CH2M Hill Hanford Group

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1991 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study.  

SciTech Connect

This study establishes the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) planning basis for supplying electricity to BPA customers. The Loads and Resources Study is presented in three documents: (1) this summary of federal system and Pacific Northwest region loads and resources; (2) a technical appendix detailing forecasted Pacific Northwest economic trends and loads, and (3) a technical appendix detailing the loads and resources for each major Pacific Northwest generating utility. This analysis updates our 1990 study. BPS's long-range planning incorporates resource availability with a range of forecasted electrical consumption. The forecasted future electrical demands-firm loads--are subtracted from the projected capability of existing resources to determine whether BPA and the region will be surplus or deficit. If resources are greater than loads in any particular year or month, there is a surplus of energy and/or capacity, which BPA can sell to increase revenues. Conversely, if firm loads exceed available resources, there is a deficit of energy and/or capacity, then additional conservation, contract purchases, or generating resources will be needed to meet load growth. This study analyzes the Pacific Northwest's projected loads and available generating resources in two parts: (1) the loads and resources of the federal system, for which BPA is the marketing agency; and (2) the larger Pacific Northwest regional profile, which includes loads and resources in addition to the federal system. This study presents the federal system and regional analyses for five load forecasts: high, medium-high, medium, medium-low, and low. This analysis projects the yearly average energy consumption and resource availability for 1992- 2012.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sep 12-13, 2007 1Northwest Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Sep 12-13, 2007 1Northwest Power and Conservation Council Science-Policy Exchange Policy Implications from the Northwest Power and Conservation Council's Science-Policy Exchange October 17, 2007 and Species At-Risk University of Idaho #12;Sep 12-13, 2007 2Northwest Power and Conservation Council · Inform

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Assessment of Geothermal Resources for Electric Generation in the Pacific Northwest, Draft Issue Paper for the Northwest Power Planning Council  

SciTech Connect

This document reviews the geothermal history, technology, costs, and Pacific Northwest potentials. The report discusses geothermal generation, geothermal resources in the Pacific Northwest, cost and operating characteristics of geothermal power plants, environmental effects of geothermal generation, and prospects for development in the Pacific Northwest. This report was prepared expressly for use by the Northwest Power Planning Council. The report contains numerous references at the end of the document. [DJE-2005

Geyer, John D.; Kellerman, L.M.; Bloomquist, R.G.

1989-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest Wind Developers | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Name Northwest Wind Developers Name Northwest Wind Developers Place Jefferson, North Carolina Zip 38640 Sector Wind energy Product A family held wind developer in North Carolina Coordinates 43.004875°, -88.807279° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.004875,"lon":-88.807279,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Energy Department, Northwest Food Processors Association Set Energy  

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

Department, Northwest Food Processors Association Set Energy Department, Northwest Food Processors Association Set Energy Efficiency Goals for Industry Energy Department, Northwest Food Processors Association Set Energy Efficiency Goals for Industry February 17, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis PORTLAND, OR - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Northwest Food Processors Association today set ambitious goals to reduce energy use and carbon emissions in the industrial sector. DOE Industrial Technologies Program Manager Douglas Kaempf and Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) President David Zepponi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) announcing an industry-wide target of reducing energy intensity (energy use per unit of output) by 25 percent over the next ten years. This aggressive goal demonstrates the continued leadership of the Northwest region and the

84

Tim Scheibe Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Tim Scheibe Tim Scheibe Pacific Northwest National Laboratory tim.scheibe@pnnl.gov Biological and Environmental Research - Computing Needs Workshop Rockville, MD September 11-12, 2012 Project Description ! Multiple projects (all funded by BER / CESD / SBR): 1. SciDAC Groundwater Science Application and SAPs (ended) - Hybrid multiscale simulation of subsurface reactive transport 2. PNNL Subsurface Scientific Focus Area - Impact of microenvironments and transition zones 3. University-led project (ending) - Coupling genome-scale microbial metabolism and subsurface reactive transport models (linked to Rifle Integrated Field Challenge project) 2 1. Project Description Our present focus is... ! More physics/chemistry/biology, less empiricism ! Pore-scale and other high-

85

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The Joint Global Change  

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

Pacific Northwest Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The Joint Global Change The Joint Global Change Research Institute Research Institute Nuclear Power and Stabilizing CO 2 Concentrations Jae Edmonds and Sonny Kim Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee Meeting April 15 and 16, 2002 Alexandria, VA Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 2 The Joint Global Change The Joint Global Change Research Institute Research Institute CLIMATE CHANGE Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 3 The Joint Global Change The Joint Global Change Research Institute Research Institute CLIMATE CHANGE Multiple gases * CO 2 (fossil fuel, land-use) * CH 4 (rice paddies, ruminant livestock, landfills, coal mining, oil and gas production, incomplete combustion) * N 2 O (nitrogen fertilizers, industrial processes, other??)

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Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area (Redirected from Hualalai Northwest Rift Area) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (9) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: Hawaii Exploration Region: Hawaii Geothermal Region GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0

87

Natural Innovative Renewable Energy formerly Northwest Iowa Renewable...  

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Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon Natural Innovative Renewable Energy formerly Northwest Iowa Renewable Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name...

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate...  

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

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of 750 is...

89

Physical Sciences Facility at the Pacific Northwest National...  

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

iii Proposed Action: Construction and Operation of Research Buildings and Supporting Infrastructure, on the North Federal Campus, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site,...

90

Micro-Earthquake At Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region...  

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to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Micro-Earthquake At Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region (1976) Exploration Activity Details...

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2 Breakthroughs | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Published by: Pacific Northwest National  

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of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies by performing materials research with auto and truck manufacturers for energy-efficient vehicles Notable achievements 5 PNNL welcomes four new Lab Fellows 5 PNNL wins four of Energy. Northwest utilities, appliance manufacturers and technology companies also are supporting

92

Proceedings of the Northwest regional energy conference  

SciTech Connect

The conference was directed toward two main objectives. First, a major portion of the proceedings were to focus on the policies, programs, and priorities of the new US DOE, and their relationships to the Pacific Northwest region. Second, the conference was to explore specific energy issues of regional significance and provide an opportunity for regional feedback on energy policies. The 10 sessions of the conference are Keynote Session: Congress, and the National Energy Plan Sen. Henry Jackson; National Perspectives on Energy Issues (I): An Overview of the NEP, Programs and Priorities of DOE (Alvin Alm and NEP - Conservation and Solar Applications (Don Beattie); and Luncheon address - Alaska Energy Issues (Robert LeResche); National Perspectives on Energy Issues (II): Utility Rate Reform - National Provisions and Relationships to the Pacific Northwest (David Bardin) and Technology for Energy and Long Term Short Alternatives (Robert Thorne); Concurrent Interest Group Sessions: State and Local Roles in Energy Planning and Decision-Making and Industry and University Roles in DOE Research and Programs; Banquet address. The US Energy Future (James Schlesinger); Regional Perspectives on Energy Issues: DOE-X - Organization and Response to Regional Needs (Randall Hardy). What Comes After Number 13 (Sterling Munro), Hanford 1978 (Alex Fremling), and Low Head Hydro and Geothermal (Richard Wood); Lucheon address - The Washington Perspective on Energy (Dixie Lee Ray); Regional Power Planning (Panel); and Conference Wrap Up Session. (MCW)

Denman, A.S.; Comstock, D.R. (eds.)

1978-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

Independent Oversight Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National  

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

Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - April 2009 Independent Oversight Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - April 2009 April 2009 Review of Nuclear Safety Programs at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted a follow-up review of nuclear safety at the DOE Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) during January and February 2009. The follow-up review focused on PNNL efforts to address nuclear safety deficiencies identified in a November-December 2003 HSS Independent Oversight inspection of environment, safety, and health programs at PNNL. RPL has taken important steps to address the three nuclear safety findings

94

Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management  

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

Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States) Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Institutional Nonprofit Program Info Start Date 1981 State Alaska Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Northwest Interstate Compact The Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, enacted in 1981, was ratified by Congress in 1985. The Compact is a cooperative effort of the party states to protect their citizens, and maintain and enhance economic viability, while sharing the responsibilities

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Northwest Region Combined Heat and Power Projects | Department of Energy  

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

Northwest Region Combined Heat and Power Projects Northwest Region Combined Heat and Power Projects Northwest Region Combined Heat and Power Projects November 1, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis DOE's Regional CHP Technical Assistance Partnerships (CHP TAPs) have compiled a select number of combined heat and power (CHP) project profiles, which are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Northwest www.northwestCHPTAP.org David Sjoding Washington State University 360-956-2004 sjodingd@energy.wsu.edu Alaska Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Anvik Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Grayling Exit Glacier - Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward Golovin City, Golovin Inside Passage Electric Cooperative, Angoon Kokhanok City, Kokhanok St. Paul Island, St. Paul Island Village Council, Kongiganak City Village Council, Kwigillingok City Village Council, Stevens Village

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Aeromagnetic Survey At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) | Open  

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Aeromagnetic Survey At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Aeromagnetic Survey At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Aeromagnetic Survey Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Aeromagnetic survey data for Hualalai (Godson et al., 1981) clearly indicate an elongate northwest to southeast trending zone of extremely low total magnetic field over the summit region of Hualalai that extends into the upper northwest rift zone. It is extremely unlikely that the summit region is underlain by intrusive material old enough (greater than 700,000 years of age) to have been emplaced during a period of reversed magnetic field; therefore, the only alternative explanation possible (presuming the data are accurate) is that this region is underlain by material with very

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Independent Oversight Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National  

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

Oversight Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National Oversight Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - April 2009 Independent Oversight Follow-up Review, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - April 2009 April 2009 Review of Nuclear Safety Programs at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted a follow-up review of nuclear safety at the DOE Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) during January and February 2009. The follow-up review focused on PNNL efforts to address nuclear safety deficiencies identified in a November-December 2003 HSS Independent Oversight inspection of environment, safety, and health programs at PNNL. RPL has taken important steps to address the three nuclear safety findings

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program  

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

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program (Washington) Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program (Washington) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info Start Date 05/01/2012 State District of Columbia Program Type Non-Profit Rebate Program Provider Northwest Energy Efficiency Project The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of $750 is offered for qualifying heat pump water heater units. New units must replace an existing electric water heater and must be installed by a Smart Water Heat oriented contractor. New construction is

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PNNL: Pacific Northwest Technology Today - Issue Archive  

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Community Outreach Community Outreach Issue Archive Volume 7, Issue 2 Volume 7, Issue 1 Volume 6, Issue 6 Volume 6, Issue 5 Volume 6, Issue 4 Volume 6, Issue 3 Volume 6, Issue 2 Volume 6, Issue 1 Volume 5, Issue 5 Volume 5, Issue 4 Volume 5, Issue 3 Volume 5, Issue 2 Volume 5, Issue 1 Volume 4, Issue 4 Volume 4, Issue 5 Volume 4, Issue 4 Volume 4, Issue 3 Volume 3, Issue 2 Volume 3, Issue 1 Volume 2, Issue 8 Volume 2, Issue 7 Volume 2, Issue 6 Volume 2, Issue 5 Volume 2, Issue 4 Volume 2, Issue 3 Volume 2, Issue 2 Volume 2, Issue 1 Volume 1, Issue 4 Volume 1, Issue 3 Volume 1, Issue 2 Volume 1, Issue 1 Community & Regional Outreach Home Pacific Northwest Technology Today eNewsletter Current Issue Issue Archive Subscribe/Unsubscribe Inquiries Speakers and Seminars Community Science & Technology Seminar Series

100

Passive solar economics in 15 northwest locations  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The economic performance of Trombe wall and direct gain passive solar heating designs are evaluated using the LASL/UNM solar economic performance code. Both designs are integrated into a ranch style tract home concept thereby facilitating intra-regional comparison. The economic performance of these systems is evaluated for 15 sites in the Northwest region. Space heating loads have been locally specified. System sizes have been optimized against the natural gas and electric resistance heating alternatives, the current price and future escalation of which is established for each locale. Sensitivity analysis is conducted to determine the maximum competitive add-on costs for each system under a specified set of energy price, solar performance and economic conditions.

Kirschner, C.; Ben-David, S.; Roach, F.

1979-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Natural gas decontrol: a Northwest industrial perspective  

SciTech Connect

Natural gas prices have increased dramatically since Congress passed the Natural Gas Policy Act in 1978. This report looks at the effects of higher gas prices on three states in the Pacific Northwest: Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, where natural gas is an important fuel for many homeowners and local industries. The incentive to switch to oil increases as gas prices become less competitive. The region will continue to rely on imports of gas from Canada, but the logistical advantage of Canadian gas has recently been offset by government export and pricing policies. A model of interregional trade flows analyzes eight different scenarios to indicate net shifts in regional income associated with gas deregulation and the competitive effects in comparison with an earlier analysis of the Northeast. Data from the model runs appear in the appendix. 5 figures, 3 tables.

Lee, H.; Bender, S.; Kalt, J.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Wildcat tests structure in northwest Turkey  

SciTech Connect

This paper reports that in January, Aladdin Middle East Ltd. spudded 1 Cinarli, a wildcat on the western margin of the Sea of Marmara in the area of some of the earliest documented oil and gas shows in Turkey. Aladdin and an affiliate, Transmediterranean Oil Co., moved Aladdin Rig No. 5, an Ideco Rambler H-1000, and all ancillary gear and camp equipment more than 1,000 miles by road and rail from Diyarbakir in Southeast Turkey to the drill site in Thrace in the far Northwest. The well will test an anticline identified as early as the 1930s in a region with several other exploratory prospects where past drilling has never tested a prospect with four-way dip closure. Aladdin and Transmediterranean are involved in some 600,000 acres around the 2 Cinarli wildcat.

Durkee, E.F. (Aladdin Middle East Ltd., Ankara (TR))

1992-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

103

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Grounds Maintenance  

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

Pacific Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) operates an award-winning grounds maintenance program that comprises a comprehensive landscape and irrigation management program. The program has helped the laboratory reduce its water use for irrigation by 30%. PNNL is located in Richland, Washington, and is managed and operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). PNNL scientists and engineers perform research on a variety of subjects, including energy and national security. PNNL has more than 4,200 staff members, sits on 600 acres, and houses 2 million square feet of facilities. The laboratory is located in an arid region of the state, receiving only eight inches of precipitation annually. It has more than 100 acres of turf and landscaped areas and

104

Pacific Northwest Natioinal Laboratory Orientation Visit, January 2012  

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PNNL-2012-01-11 PNNL-2012-01-11 Site: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Subject: Office of Enforcement and Oversight's Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Activity Report for the Orientation Visit to the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Dates of Activity : 01/11/2012 Report Preparer: Joseph P. Drago Activity Description/Purpose: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an orientation visit for the HSS site lead at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO), Richland, WA, on January 11, 2012. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the nuclear safety oversight strategy, describe the site lead program, increase HSS personnel's operational awareness of the

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -  

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

Pacific Northwest National Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - EA-96-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - EA-96-01 April 3, 1996 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Battelle related to the Delayed Response to a Criticality Safety Alarm at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory This refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the circumstances surrounding a seven month delay in responding to a high level alarm for a criticality safe slab tank in the [specified building's] laboratory vacuum system. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation initiated its investigation on November 27, 1995, after an Occurrence Report issued on October 11, 1995 identified collectively significant related occurrences in the [building's] laboratory vacuum system. These

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Climate Influences on Meningitis Incidence in Northwest Nigeria  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Northwest Nigeria is a region with high risk of meningitis. In this study, the influence of climate on monthly meningitis incidence was examined. Monthly counts of clinically diagnosed hospital-reported cases of meningitis were collected from ...

Auwal F. Abdussalam; Andrew J. Monaghan; Vanja M. Dukic; Mary H. Hayden; Thomas M. Hopson; Gregor C. Leckebusch; John E. Thornes

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2011 Annual Planning Summary for Pacific Northwest Site Office...  

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

to be prepared in the next 24 months, and the planned cost and schedule for each NEPA review identified. 2011 Annual Planning Summary for Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO)...

108

DOE Energy Smart Data Center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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DOE Energy Smart Data Center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Speaker(s): David Tilton Date: March 30, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 The Department of Energy has funded...

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Plentiful water and low natural gas prices cut Northwest wholesale ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Since the beginning of the year, Northwest wholesale power prices at the Mid-Columbia trading point have averaged 45% below the 5-year average (2006-2010) prices, and ...

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The Joint Global Change  

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CHANGE 2 * Pre-industrial concentration 280 ppmv * Current concentration 370 ppmv * Fossil fuels 6.9 PgCyear * Land-use change 1.6+ 1.3 PgCyear Pacific Northwest National...

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Numerical Simulations of Sea-Breeze Circulations over Northwest Hawaii  

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Sea-breeze cases during 23–28 June 1978 over northwest Hawaii are simulated using the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Mesoscale Spectral Model (MSM) coupled with an advanced Land Surface Model (LSM) with 3-km horizontal ...

Yongxin Zhang; Yi-Leng Chen; Thomas A. Schroeder; Kevin Kodama

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of 1,000 is...

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Overview of the Pacific Northwest Regional Smart Grid Demonstration...  

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Overview of the Pacific Northwest Regional Smart Grid Demonstration Project (the largest and most complex funded by DOE) Speaker(s): Dave Jollata James Mater Date: October 15, 2010...

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Pacific Northwest Natioinal Laboratory Orientation Visit, January 2012  

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

PNNL-2012-01-11 PNNL-2012-01-11 Site: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Subject: Office of Enforcement and Oversight's Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Activity Report for the Orientation Visit to the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Dates of Activity : 01/11/2012 Report Preparer: Joseph P. Drago Activity Description/Purpose: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an orientation visit for the HSS site lead at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO), Richland, WA, on January 11, 2012. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the nuclear safety oversight strategy, describe the site lead program, increase HSS personnel's operational awareness of the

115

Estimation of WECC System Inertia Using Observed Frequency Transients  

SciTech Connect

As demand for electricity in the western United States increases, stresses upon the aging power grid are intensifying. Computer models based on complex mathematical relationships are being developed to assist in understanding the impact of deregulation and market transformation. Frequency, load, and plant outage events data collected over the last several years. Analysis of these events was performed to determine frequency deviation and the systems inertial constant (M) during each event. Utilizing a theoretical relationship that relates system inertia to power loss, M was calculated for 157 events. The relationship of M to system wide load was then examined.

Chassin, David P.; Huang, Zhenyu; Donnelly, Matt K.; Hassler, Candee A.; Ramirez, Enrique; Ray, Cody W.

2005-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal Gradient Holes At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Hualalai Northwest Rift Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Thermal Gradient Holes Activity Date Usefulness not useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Although not part of the current effort, two deep (approximately 2000 m) exploratory wells were drilled on the north flank of Hualalai near Puu Waawaa cinder cone. The geophysical data used for siting these wells were proprietary and hence unavailable for publication; however, the temperatures measured at the bottoms of the wells were reported to be below 20degrees C. Chemical analysis of water samples taken from these wells did not provide useful geothermal data due to contamination of the well water with drilling muds References Donald M. Thomas (1 January 1986) Geothermal Resources Assessment In

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program  

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

Oregon) Oregon) Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program (Oregon) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info Start Date 5/1/2012 State Oregon Program Type Non-Profit Rebate Program Provider Northwest Energy Efficiency Project The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of $750 is offered for qualifying heat pump water heater units. New units must replace an existing electric water heater and must be installed by a Smart Water Heat oriented contractor. New construction is also eligible for the rebate. All program requirements for equipment and installation must be met in order to receive rebates. Incentives are

118

Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Hualalai Northwest Rift Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (9) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: Hawaii Exploration Region: Hawaii Geothermal Region GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0 No geothermal plants listed. Add a new Operating Power Plant

119

DOE Energy Smart Data Center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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DOE Energy Smart Data Center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory DOE Energy Smart Data Center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Speaker(s): David Tilton Date: March 30, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 The Department of Energy has funded a program entitled "Energy Smart Data Center" (ESDC). The program is being executed at the Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL). Phase I of the program started June '04, and was completed in July '05. The program is currently in its second phase, which is due to be wrapped up July '06. The primary objectives of the ESDC program have been to demonstrate the ability to implement an advanced liquid cooling technology (spray cooling) that will result in improved system uptime, a high overall facility energy efficiency (via coefficient of performance, i.e., COP), and a low overall total cost of ownership

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Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region | Open Energy Information  

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Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Details Areas (48) Power Plants (8) Projects (15) Techniques (33) The Basin and Range Province in northwestern Nevada and northeastern California is characterized by late Cretaceous - early Cenozoic regional erosion, Oligocene - Miocene volcanism, and subsequent late Miocene extension. Extensional faulting in northwestern Nevada began everywhere at 12 Ma and has continued up to the present. Faulting in the Warner Range in northeastern California can only be constrained to have begun between 14 and 3 Ma, but may represent westward migration of Basin and Range extension during the Pliocene. Compared to the many parts of the Basin and Range in

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program  

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

Montana) Montana) Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program (Montana) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info Start Date 5/1/2012 State Montana Program Type Non-Profit Rebate Program Provider Northwest Energy Efficiency Project The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of $750 is offered for qualifying heat pump water heater units. New units must replace an existing electric water heater and must be installed by a Smart Water Heat oriented contractor. New construction is also eligible for the rebate. All program requirements for equipment and installation must be met in order to receive rebates. Incentives are

122

Technical Qualification Program Self-Assessment Report - Pacific Northwest  

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

Technical Qualification Program Self-Assessment Report - Pacific Technical Qualification Program Self-Assessment Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office Technical Qualification Program Self-Assessment Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office This self-assessment evaluated how well the Technical Qualification and Federal Capability Programs were implemented at the Pacific Northwest Site Office. The assessment was conducted in accordance with the SCMS: Quality Assurance and Oversight: Subject Area: Assessments, Procedure 2, Performing Assessments and SCMS: Quality Assurance and Oversight: Subject Area: Issues Management, Procedure 1, Managing Issues Identified in Oversight Activities. PNSO TQP Self-Assessment More Documents & Publications Technical Qualification Program Self-Assessment Report - Livermore Field Office Technical Qualification Program and FTCP Assessment CRADs

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Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division Smart Grid  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division Smart Grid Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division Smart Grid Demonstration Project Jump to: navigation, search Project Lead Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division Country United States Headquarters Location Richland, Washington Recovery Act Funding $88,821,251.00 Total Project Value $177,642,503.00 Coordinates 46.2856907°, -119.2844621° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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Pacific Northwest Generating Cooperative Smart Grid Project | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Generating Cooperative Northwest Generating Cooperative Country United States Headquarters Location Portland, Oregon Additional Benefit Places Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Montana Recovery Act Funding $19576743 Total Project Value $39172987 Coverage Area Coverage Map: Pacific Northwest Generating Cooperative Smart Grid Project Coordinates 45.5234515°, -122.6762071° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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1998 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study: The White Book.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study (White Book) is published annually by BPA and establishes the planning basis for supplying electricity to customers. It serves a dual purpose. First, the White Book presents projections of regional and Federal system load and resource capabilities, along with relevant definitions and explanations. Second, the White Book serves as a benchmark for annual BPA determinations made pursuant to the 1981 regional power sales contracts. Specifically, BPA uses the information in the White Book for determining the notice required when customers request to increase or decrease the amount of power purchased from BPA. The White Book compiles information obtained from several formalized resource planning reports and data submittals, including those from the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) and the Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee (PNUCC). The White Book is not an operational planning guide, nor is it used for inventory planning to determine BPA revenues. Operation of the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) is based on a set of criteria different from that used for resource planning decisions. Operational planning is dependent upon real-time or near-term knowledge of system conditions, including expectations of river flows and runoff, market opportunities, availability of reservoir storage, energy exchanges, and other factors affecting the dynamics of operating a power system. The 1998 White Book is presented in two documents: (1) this summary of Federal system and Pacific Northwest region loads and resources; and (2) a technical appendix detailing the loads and resources for each major Pacific Northwest generating utility. This analysis updates the December 1997 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Financing residential energy conservation investment in the Northwest, 1985  

SciTech Connect

Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) has analyzed how households in the Pacific Northwest financed their investments in energy conservation measures during the 1983-85 period, how they would finance their likely future investments, and related topics regarding conservation investments and financing. The information was collected through a stratified random telephone survey of householders conducted in October/November 1985 in the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) service area in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Western Montana. This information will be used by BPA to facilitate the planning, design, and implementation of relevant conservation programs such as the Residential Weatherization Program, and potential programs of bank and utility loans.

Fang, J.M.; Hattrup, M.P.; Nordi,, R.T.; Ivey, D.L.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid-State Lighting: DOE and Northwest Partners Host Three-Day Market  

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DOE and Northwest Partners Host DOE and Northwest Partners Host Three-Day Market Introduction Workshop in Portland to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: DOE and Northwest Partners Host Three-Day Market Introduction Workshop in Portland on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: DOE and Northwest Partners Host Three-Day Market Introduction Workshop in Portland on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: DOE and Northwest Partners Host Three-Day Market Introduction Workshop in Portland on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: DOE and Northwest Partners Host Three-Day Market Introduction Workshop in Portland on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: DOE and Northwest Partners Host Three-Day Market Introduction Workshop in Portland on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: DOE and Northwest

128

Natural Innovative Renewable Energy formerly Northwest Iowa Renewable  

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Innovative Renewable Energy formerly Northwest Iowa Renewable Innovative Renewable Energy formerly Northwest Iowa Renewable Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name Natural Innovative Renewable Energy (formerly Northwest Iowa Renewable Energy) Place Akron, Iowa Zip 51001 Sector Renewable Energy Product Natural Innovative Renewable Energy, formerly Northwest Iowa Renewable Energy, is a development stage limited liability company that plans to construct a 60m gallon (227m litre) per year beef tallow biodiesel plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska. Coordinates 40.15731°, -76.204844° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.15731,"lon":-76.204844,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

129

White Salmon Subbasin Plan Prepared for the Northwest Power and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

are the Yakama Nation, Klickitat County, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The lead entities are supported by the Washington Office of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council and its contractors Rawding, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Wildlife Heather Simmons-Rigdon, Yakama Nation White

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History of Pacific Northwest Heat Waves: Synoptic Pattern and Trends  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A historical record of Pacific Northwest (defined here as west of the Cascade Mountains in Washington and Oregon) heat waves is identified using the U.S. Historical Climate Network, version 2, daily data (1901–2009). Both daytime and nighttime ...

Karin A. Bumbaco; Kathie D. Dello; Nicholas A. Bond

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California's Renewable Portfolio Standard Northwest Power and Conservation Council  

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California's Renewable Portfolio Standard Northwest Power and Conservation Council California Power resources are being procured and at what cost? Challenges with renewable integration Challenges with renewable integration Potential "bumps in the road" 2 #12;C lif i ' RPS PCalifornia's RPS Program Current

132

Energy Storage Architecture Northwest Power and Conservation Council Symposium  

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Management Northwest Wind Integration Forum Potential solutions: Pumped hydro Load shifting Improved/VAR support Infrastructure upgrade deferral Frequency regulation Etc. Large scale hydro and pumped hydro a car #12;13-Feb-2013 151Energy Systems Inward Vision ESS {battery, PCS, ...}· Utilities want

133

Establishment of Northwest Building Testbeds: Final Progress Report  

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This document provides a short summary of a project jointly funded by the DOE Building Technologies Program and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. The report the outcomes achieved in the jointly-funded project, describes major project activities, discusses future plans for the homes and data, and provides details on project costs and schedule performance.

Stiles, Dennis L.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Pacific Northwest Laboratory ALARA report for CY 1991  

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This report provides summary results of the CY 1991 As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) Program at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL).(a) This report includes information regarding whole-body exposures to radiation, skin contaminations, and the nonradiological ALARA program.

Ceffalo, G.M.

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Three Recent Flavors of Drought in the Pacific Northwest  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In common with much of the western United States, the Pacific Northwest (defined in this paper as Washington and Oregon) has experienced an unusual number of droughts in the past decade. This paper describes three of these droughts in terms of ...

Karin A. Bumbaco; Philip W. Mote

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Utility Benefits of SMES in the Pacific Northwest  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) is an emerging technology expected to have wide-spread asset value in the electric utility industry. This project updates an earlier assessment of SMES benefits in the Pacific Northwest by estimating net present values of several system-specific application scenarios with the SMES cost model developed by EPRI.

1996-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

137

ARM Climate Research Facility Activities at Pacific Northwest  

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. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is one of nine national laboratories that work together in support of the ACRF. PNNL scientists are internationally recognized as leaders in assessing climate change, its impacts, and mitigation strategies. For the ACRF, PNNL's primary responsibilities include: leading

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PNNL Laboratory Research Homes Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Lab Homes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PNNL Laboratory Research Homes Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Lab Homes Residential, or PNNL, has purchased two custom, factory-built, double-wide homes to conduct energy research. These "Lab Homes" are a project test-bed for PNNL and its research partners who aim to achieve highly energy

139

PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY'S CENTER FOR GLOBAL SECURITY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

HOSTED BY: · PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY'S CENTER FOR GLOBAL SECURITY · THE NUCLEAR the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10 a.m. ­ 11:30 a.m. in the Battelle Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Preparatory Commission in Vienna, Austria Dr. Gaya

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Carbon Dioxide Footprint of the Northwest Power System Comments submitted by Grant County Public Utility District  

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Carbon Dioxide Footprint of the Northwest Power System Comments submitted by Grant County Public paper: Carbon Dioxide Footprint of the Northwest Power System, dated September 13, 2007. The Grant done a very thorough job of assessing the current and future carbon dioxide footprints of the Northwest

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Labs at-a-Glance: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Pacific Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Logo Visit the Pacific Northwest National

142

Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas,  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Direct-Current Resistivity Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes A total of seven Schlumberger soundings were performed on Hualalai. References Donald M. Thomas (1 January 1986) Geothermal Resources Assessment In Hawaii Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Direct-Current_Resistivity_Survey_At_Hualalai_Northwest_Rift_Area_(Thomas,_1986)&oldid=510528" Category: Exploration Activities What links here Related changes

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The Northwest Geysers High-Temperature Reservoir- Evidence For Active  

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Geysers High-Temperature Reservoir- Evidence For Active Geysers High-Temperature Reservoir- Evidence For Active Magmatic Degassing And Implications For The Origin Of The Geysers Geothermal Field Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: The Northwest Geysers High-Temperature Reservoir- Evidence For Active Magmatic Degassing And Implications For The Origin Of The Geysers Geothermal Field Details Activities (2) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Noble gas isotope abundances in steam from the Coldwater Creek field of the Northwest Geysers, California, show mixing between a nearly pure mid-ocean ridge (MOR) type magmatic gas with high 3He/4He and low radiogenic 40*Ar (R/Ra > 8.3 and 40*Ar/4He < 0.07), and a magmatic gas diluted with crustal gas (R/Ra 0.25). The

144

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program  

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

Idaho) Idaho) Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance - Smart Water Heat Rebate Program (Idaho) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info Start Date 05/01/2012 State Idaho Program Type Non-Profit Rebate Program The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of $750 is offered for qualifying heat pump water heater units. New units must replace an existing electric water heater and must be installed by a Smart Water Heat oriented contractor. New construction is also eligible for the rebate. All program requirements for equipment and installation must be met in order to receive rebates. Incentives are

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Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center | Open Energy Information  

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Renewable Energy Center Renewable Energy Center Jump to: navigation, search Name Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center Address 4000 15th Ave Place Seattle, Washington Zip 98105 Region Pacific Northwest Area Coordinates 47.6553525°, -122.3120605° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":47.6553525,"lon":-122.3120605,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

146

2012 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest  

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

2 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific 2 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office 2012 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office Managers perform an annual workforce analysis of their organization and develop staffing plans that identify technical capabilities and positions they need to ensure safe operation of defense nuclear facilities. This workforce analysis process continues to cover technical capability needs to address defense nuclear facility and related operational hazards. Individual site summaries developed at the end of each year are a basis for DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel reporting to the Secretary of Energy summarizing DOE's federal technical capabilities for defense nuclear facility safety assurance.

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2010 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest  

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

0 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific 0 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office 2010 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office Managers perform an annual workforce analysis of their organization and develop staffing plans that identify technical capabilities and positions they need to ensure safe operation of defense nuclear facilities. This workforce analysis process continues to cover technical capability needs to address defense nuclear facility and related operational hazards. Individual site summaries developed at the end of each year are a basis for DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel reporting to the Secretary of Energy summarizing DOE's federal technical capabilities for defense nuclear facility safety assurance.

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory institutional plan FY 1997--2002  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory`s core mission is to deliver environmental science and technology in the service of the nation and humanity. Through basic research fundamental knowledge is created of natural, engineered, and social systems that is the basis for both effective environmental technology and sound public policy. Legacy environmental problems are solved by delivering technologies that remedy existing environmental hazards, today`s environmental needs are addressed with technologies that prevent pollution and minimize waste, and the technical foundation is being laid for tomorrow`s inherently clean energy and industrial processes. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory also applies its capabilities to meet selected national security, energy, and human health needs; strengthen the US economy; and support the education of future scientists and engineers. Brief summaries are given of the various tasks being carried out under these broad categories.

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest  

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

1 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific 1 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office 2011 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - Pacific Northwest Site Office Managers perform an annual workforce analysis of their organization and develop staffing plans that identify technical capabilities and positions they need to ensure safe operation of defense nuclear facilities. This workforce analysis process continues to cover technical capability needs to address defense nuclear facility and related operational hazards. Individual site summaries developed at the end of each year are a basis for DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel reporting to the Secretary of Energy summarizing DOE's federal technical capabilities for defense nuclear facility safety assurance.

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Pacific Northwest Lab's Science Videos on YouTube  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has posted more than 100 videos on its YouTube channel. The videos have been organized into eleven playlists. The Basic Science playlist includes presentations such as: 1) Microbial Communities Initiative - Melding Technology, Experimentation, and Theory by Alan Konopka; 2) Yellowstone Hot Spring Microbial Mats as Natural Models for Systems Microbiology and Biofuel Development by David Ward; 3) Why Microbial Communities by Jim Fredrickson. These were part of the 2009 symposium “Microbial Communities: Stewards of the Universe.”

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan FY 2004-2008  

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This Institutional Plan for FY 2004-2008 is the principal annual planning document submitted to the Department of Energy's Office of Science by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. This plan describes the Laboratory's mission, roles, and technical capabilities in support of Department of Energy priorities, missions, and plans. It also describes the Laboratory strategic plan, key planning assumptions, major research initiatives, and program strategy for fundamental science, energy resources, environmental quality, and national security.

Quadrel, Marilyn J.

2004-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan FY 2004-2008  

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This Institutional Plan for FY 2004-2008 is the principal annual planning document submitted to the Department of Energy's Office of Science by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. This plan describes the Laboratory's mission, roles, and technical capabilities in support of Department of Energy priorities, missions, and plans. It also describes the Laboratory strategic plan, key planning assumptions, major research initiatives, and program strategy for fundamental science, energy resources, environmental quality, and national security.

Quadrel, Marilyn J.

2004-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory institutional plan: FY 1996--2001  

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This report contains the operation and direction plan for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory of the US Department of Energy. The topics of the plan include the laboratory mission and core competencies, the laboratory strategic plan; the laboratory initiatives in molecular sciences, microbial biotechnology, global environmental change, complex modeling of physical systems, advanced processing technology, energy technology development, and medical technologies and systems; core business areas, critical success factors, and resource projections.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Will competition hurt electricity consumers in the Pacific Northwest  

SciTech Connect

A computer model was developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to analyze the electricity production, costs, and prices for two geographical regions for a single year. Bulk-power trading is allowed between the two regions and market clearing prices are determined based on marginal costs. The authors used this model, ORCED, to evaluate the market price of power over the year 2000 in the Pacific Northwest and California. The authors found that, absent intervention by the regulators in the Northwest, generation prices would increase 1.1 {cents}/kWh on average, from 1.91 {cents}/kWh for the regulated price to 3.02 {cents}/kWh as the competitive price. If regulators use transition charges and price caps, then customers in the Pacific Northwest need not be penalized by the change to marginal-cost pricing. Customer responses to price changes will increase the transfer of power between regions. A gas price increase of 20%, while only raising the average-cost-based price to 1.95 {cents}/kWh, raised the marginal-cost-based price to 3.56{cents}/kWh. Reductions in hydroelectric resources also dramatically change the price and flow of power.

Hadley, S.; Hirst, E.

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Site Office Homepage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Home Home Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) PNSO Home About Current Projects Contract Management Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Resources Contact Information Pacific Northwest Site Office U.S. Department of Energy P.O. Box 350, MS K9-42 Richland, WA 99352 P: (509) 372-4005 Pacific Northwest Site Office Pictured Right: Pacific Northwest Site Office Staff PNSO Staff Photo 1 of 2 Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) is an organization within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science with responsibility to oversee and manage the Management and Operating (M&O) contract for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) External link in Richland, Washington. PNNL is one of ten Office of Science Laboratories and is a multi-program

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A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest | Department  

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

A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest January 4, 2013 - 1:48pm Addthis Hanford makes a Seattle list of best places to visit in the Northwest. | Energy Department Photo Hanford makes a Seattle list of best places to visit in the Northwest. | Energy Department Photo Mékell Mikell Communications Advisor for the Office of Environmental Management The B Reactor National Historic Landmark tour and the Hanford Site cleanup tour in Washington State are getting a positive reaction from Seattle Met magazine. The publication added the historical tours to its list of best places to visit in the Northwest. Tens of thousands of visitors from every state and more than 48 countries have toured B Reactor, the world's first full-scale plutonium production

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A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest | Department  

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

A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest A Marvel of Science and History is a Must-See in the Northwest January 4, 2013 - 1:48pm Addthis Hanford makes a Seattle list of best places to visit in the Northwest. | Energy Department Photo Hanford makes a Seattle list of best places to visit in the Northwest. | Energy Department Photo Mékell Mikell Communications Advisor for the Office of Environmental Management The B Reactor National Historic Landmark tour and the Hanford Site cleanup tour in Washington State are getting a positive reaction from Seattle Met magazine. The publication added the historical tours to its list of best places to visit in the Northwest. Tens of thousands of visitors from every state and more than 48 countries have toured B Reactor, the world's first full-scale plutonium production

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2010 Ecological Survey of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) oversees and manages the DOE contract for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), a DOE Office of Science multi-program laboratory located in Richland, Washington. PNSO is responsible for ensuring that all activities conducted on the PNNL Site comply with applicable laws, policies, and DOE orders. The DOE Pacific Northwest Site Office Cultural and Biological Resources Management Plan (DOE/PNSO 2008) addresses the requirement for annual surveys and monitoring for species of concern and to identify and map invasive species. In addition to the requirement for an annual survey, proposed project activities must be reviewed to assess any potential environmental consequences of conducting the project. The assessment process requires a thorough understanding of the resources present, the potential impacts of a proposed action to those resources, and the ultimate consequences of those actions. The PNNL Site is situated on the southeastern corner of the DOE Hanford Site, located at the north end of the city of Richland in south-central Washington. The site is bordered on the east by the Columbia River, on the west by Stevens Drive, and on the north by the Hanford Site 300 Area (Figure 1). The environmental setting of the PNNL Site is described in Larson and Downs (2009). There are currently two facilities on the PNNL Site: the William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL), and the recently completed Physical Sciences Facility (PSF). This report describes the results of the annual survey of the biological resources found on the undeveloped portions of the PNNL Site in 2010. A brief description of the methods PNNL ecologists used to conduct the surveys and the results of the surveys are presented. Actions taken to fully delineate noxious weed populations discovered in 2009 and efforts in 2010 to control those weeds also are described. Appendix A provides a list of plant and animal species identified on the PNNL Site.

Chamness, Michele A.; Perry, Christopher; Downs, Janelle L.; Powell, Sylvia D.

2011-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

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The Pricing of Electricity to Aluminum Smelters in the Northwest  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration is a federal agency marketing electric power in the Pacific Northwest. Bonneville sells power from federal hydroelectric projects and two nuclear projects to public and private utilities and directly to several major industrial firms, primarily aluminum companies operating aluminum smelters in the region. These direct service industries (DSIs) have a contractual right to purchase up to 3.500 average megawatts annually from Bonneville. Because the aluminum smelters in the Northwest are generally older and less efficient than plants in other parts of the world and because aluminum companies are facing lower electricity prices in other parts of the world, the Northwest plants have become "swing" plants. That is when the world price of aluminum is high, these plants will run at capacity but they are the first plants to shut down when the world price of aluminum is low. Because of these factors, DSIs have been purchasing only about 2.700 megawatts annually, and annual purchases have been as low as 1.670 megawatts. Sales to the DSIs represent about 45 percent of all industrial uses of electricity or about 18 percent of total electricity loads in the four-state region and about 23 percent of all Bonneville sales. The dramatic fluctuations in Bonnevilles revenue brought on by operating the aluminum plants in the region as swing plants have prompted Bonneville to search for innovative pricing schemes designed to maintain its revenue base. Bonneville's proposed strategy includes tying the price of electricity it sells to the aluminum smelters to the world price of aluminum. This paper will examine Bonneville's proposed pricing strategy; it will also examine other strategies to reduce uncertainty in the region's future electric load.

Foley, T. J.

1986-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SBOT WASHINGTON PACIFIC NORTHWEST LAB POC Kerry T. Bass Telephone  

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

WASHINGTON WASHINGTON PACIFIC NORTHWEST LAB POC Kerry T. Bass Telephone (509) 371-7526 Email kerry.bass@pnl.gov ADMINISTATIVE / WASTE / REMEDIATION Facilities Support Services 561210 Employment Placement Agencies 561311 Temporary Help Services 561320 Professional Employer Organizations 561330 Document Preparation Services 561410 Security Guards and Patrol Services 561612 Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) 561621 Janitorial Services 561720 Landscaping Services 561730 Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal 562211 Remediation Services 562910 Materials Recovery Facilities 562920 All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services 562998 Office machine repair and maintenance services (except communication equipment) 811212 Communication equipment repair and maintenance services 811213 Precision equipment calibration and repair and maintanence services

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan FY 2000-2004  

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan for FY 2000-2004 sets forth the laboratory's mission, roles, technical capabilities, and laboratory strategic plan. In the plan, major initiatives also are proposed and the transitioning initiatives are discussed. The Programmatic Strategy section details our strategic intent, roles, and research thrusts in each of the U.S. Department of Energy's mission areas. The Operations/Infrastructure Strategic Plan section includes information on the laboratory's human resources; environment, safety, and health management; safeguards and security; site and facilities management; information resources management; management practices and standards; and communications and trust.

Pearson, Erik W.

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan FY 2001-2005  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan for FY 2001-2005 sets forth the laboratory's mission, roles, technical capabilities, and laboratory strategic plan. In the plan, major initiatives also are proposed and the transitioning initiatives are discussed. The Programmatic Strategy section details our strategic intent, roles, and research thrusts in each of the U.S. Department of Energy's mission areas. The Operations/Infrastructure Strategic Plan section includes information on the laboratory's human resources; environment, safety, and health management; safeguards and security; site and facilities management; information resources management; managaement procatices and standards; and communications and trust.

Fisher, Darrell R.; Pearson, Erik W.

2000-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

163

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan FY 2001-2005  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan for FY 2001-2005 sets forth the laboratory's mission, roles, technical capabilities, and laboratory strategic plan. In the plan, major initiatives also are proposed and the transitioning initiatives are discussed. The Programmatic Strategy section details our strategic intent, roles, and research thrusts in each of the U.S. Department of Energy's mission areas. The Operations/Infrastructure Strategic Plan section includes information on the laboratory's human resources; environment, safety, and health management; safeguards and security; site and facilities management; information resources management; managaement procatices and standards; and communications and trust.

Fisher, Darrell R.; Pearson, Erik W.

2000-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

164

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan FY 2000-2004  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institutional Plan for FY 2000-2004 sets forth the laboratory's mission, roles, technical capabilities, and laboratory strategic plan. In the plan, major initiatives also are proposed and the transitioning initiatives are discussed. The Programmatic Strategy section details our strategic intent, roles, and research thrusts in each of the U.S. Department of Energy's mission areas. The Operations/Infrastructure Strategic Plan section includes information on the laboratory's human resources; environment, safety, and health management; safeguards and security; site and facilities management; information resources management; management practices and standards; and communications and trust.

Pearson, Erik W.

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Logging and Agricultural Residue Supply Curves for the Pacific Northwest  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report quantified the volume of logging residues at the county level for current timber harvests. The cost of recovering logging residues was determined for skidding, yearding, loading, chipping and transporting the residues. Supply curves were developed for ten candidate conversion sites in the Pacific Northwest Region. Agricultural field residues were also quantified at the county level using five-year average crop yields. Agronomic constraints were applied to arrive at the volumes available for energy use. Collection costs and transportation costs were determined and supply curves generated for thirteen candidate conversion sites.

Kerstetter, James D.; Lyons, John Kim

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Draft Fourth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan, Appendix K RENEWABLE RESOURCE CONFIRMATION AGENDA  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Northwest geothermal resources. Agreements have been negotiated for projects at Newberry Volcano, Oregon and Glass Mountain, California. Complete demonstration projects at Newberry and Glass Mountain and document

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Integrated reservoir study of the Monument Northwest field: a waterflood performance evaluation.  

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??An integrated full-field study was conducted on the Monument Northwest field located in Kansas. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility and… (more)

Nduonyi, Moses Asuquo

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated reservoir study of the Monument Northwest field: a waterflood performance evaluation.  

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??An integrated full-field study was conducted on the Monument Northwest field located in Kansas. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility and… (more)

Nduonyi, Moses Asuquo

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy to Extend Pacific Northwest National...  

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of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), located in Richland, Washington, to Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit...

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Appendix C: Demand Forecast  

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Appendix C: Demand Forecast Energy Demand................................................................................................................................. 1 Demand Forecast Methodology.................................................................................................. 3 New Demand Forecasting Model for the Sixth Plan

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Chapter 3: Electricity Demand Forecast  

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Chapter 3: Electricity Demand Forecast Summary............................................................................................................ 2 Sixth Power Plan Demand Forecast................................................................................................ 4 Demand Forecast Range

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Appendix A: Fuel Price Forecast  

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Appendix A: Fuel Price Forecast Introduction................................................................................................................................. 3 Price Forecasts............................................................................................................................... 12 Oil Price Forecast Range

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Appendix B: Economic Forecast  

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Appendix B: Economic Forecast Role of the Economic Forecast.................................................................................. 19 Forecasting Commercial Floor Space Requirements

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual report for 1991 to the DOE Office of Energy Research  

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This report presents an overview of research conducted at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory in the following areas: Dosimetry, measurement science, and radiological and chemical physics. (CBS)

Toburen, L.H.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2003 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2003 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Don University 3 Montana State University ABSTRACT A canola variety trial with 34 cultivars or advanced breeding Northwest continue to show a strong interest in spring canola, (Brassica napus and B. rapa). Spring canola

Brown, Jack

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2005 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2005 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Don and Extension Center, Washington State University, Prosser, WA ABSTRACT A canola variety trial with 27 cultivars in the Pacific Northwest continue to show a strong interest in spring canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa). Spring

Brown, Jack

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2004 PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSTARD VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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the past fifteen years, canola acreage in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) has increased dramatically, and the PNW has become a center of canola production in the U.S.A. One of the reasons for this increase. To evaluate these cultivars, the Pacific Northwest Canola Research Program and the Idaho Canola and Rapeseed

Brown, Jack

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2001 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2001 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , and Don Wysocki2 1 PSES Dept., Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-2339; Oregon State University2 ABSTRACT A canola in the Pacific Northwest continues to show a strong interest in spring canola, (Brassica napus and B. rapa

Brown, Jack

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2003 PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSTARD VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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lbs. per acre. INTRODUCTION The Pacific Northwest (PNW) has become a center of canola production that are adapted to the region. To evaluate these cultivars, the Pacific Northwest Canola Research Program has funded winter and spring canola cultivar testing schemes to cover regions throughout the PNW

Brown, Jack

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2004 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2004 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Don State University, Kalispell, MT ABSTRACT A canola variety trial with 28 cultivars or advanced breeding in the Pacific Northwest continue to show a strong interest in spring canola, (Brassica napus and B. rapa

Brown, Jack

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2006 PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSTARD VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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. INTRODUCTION During the past fifteen years, canola acreage in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) has increased dramatically, and the PNW has become a center of canola production in the U.S.A. One of the reasons. To evaluate these cultivars, the Pacific Northwest Canola Research Program and the Idaho Canola and Rapeseed

Brown, Jack

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2011 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2011 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Megan canola and rapeseed variety trial with 27 cultivars or advanced breeding lines and five control cultivars in the Pacific Northwest continue to show a strong interest in spring canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa

Brown, Jack

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2005 PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSTARD VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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. INTRODUCTION During the past fifteen years, canola acreage in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) has increased dramatically, and the PNW has become a center of canola production in the U.S.A. One of the reasons. To evaluate these cultivars, the Pacific Northwest Canola Research Program and the Idaho Canola and Rapeseed

Brown, Jack

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2010 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2010 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Don Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A spring canola and rapeseed in the Pacific Northwest continue to show a strong interest in spring canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa). Spring

Brown, Jack

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2002 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2002 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , and Don Wysocki2 1 PSES Dept., Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-2339; Oregon State University2 ABSTRACT A canola in the Pacific Northwest continues to show a strong interest in spring canola, (Brassica napus and B. rapa

Brown, Jack

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Forcing Versus Feedback: Epidemic Malaria and Monsoon Rains in Northwest India  

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Forcing Versus Feedback: Epidemic Malaria and Monsoon Rains in Northwest India Karina Laneri1 the monsoonal rains. Consideration of a more complex model with clinical immunity demonstrates the robustness Feedback: Epidemic Malaria and Monsoon Rains in Northwest India. PLoS Comput Biol 6(9): e1000898. doi:10

Pascual, Mercedes

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2011 Annual Ecological Survey: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) oversees and manages the DOE contract for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), a DOE Office of Science multi-program laboratory located in Richland, Washington. PNSO is responsible for ensuring that all activities conducted on the PNNL site comply with applicable laws, policies, and DOE Orders. The DOE Pacific Northwest Site Office Cultural and Biological Resources Management Plan (DOE/PNSO 2008) addresses the requirement for annual surveys and monitoring for species of concern and to identify and map invasive species. In addition to the requirement for an annual survey, proposed project activities must be reviewed to assess any potential environmental consequences of conducting the project. The assessment process requires a thorough understanding of the resources present, the potential impacts of a proposed action to those resources, and the ultimate consequences of those actions. The PNNL site is situated on the southeastern corner of the DOE Hanford Site, located at the north end of the city of Richland in south-central Washington. The site is bordered on the east by the Columbia River, on the west by Stevens Drive, and on the north by the Hanford Site 300 Area (Figure 1). The environmental setting of the PNNL site is described in Larson and Downs (2009). There are currently two facilities on the PNNL site: the William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory and the Physical Sciences Facility. This report describes the annual survey of biological resources found on the undeveloped upland portions of the PNNL site. The annual survey is comprised of a series of individual field surveys conducted on various days in late May and throughout June 2011. A brief description of the methods PNNL ecologists used to conduct the baseline surveys and a summary of the results of the surveys are presented. Appendix A provides a list of plant and animal species identified in the upland areas of the PNNL site in 2011. Efforts in 2011 to control noxious weed populations (comprising plant species designated as Class B noxious weeds by the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board) discovered in 2009 and initially treated with herbicides in 2010 are described in Appendix B.

Becker, James M.; Chamness, Michele A.

2012-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Mercury Vapor At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) | Open Energy  

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Mercury Vapor At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Mercury Vapor At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Mercury Vapor At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Mercury Vapor Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The Hualalai lower northwest rift and southern flank were sampled for soil mercury concentration and radon emanation rates (Cox and Cuff, 1981d). The data generated by these surveys yielded complex patterns of mercury concentrations and radon emanation rates that generally did not show coincident anomalies (Figs 42, 43). References Donald M. Thomas (1 January 1986) Geothermal Resources Assessment In

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Gas Flux Sampling At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) | Open  

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Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Gas Flux Sampling At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Gas Flux Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The Hualalai lower northwest rift and southern flank were sampled for soil mercury concentration and radon emanation rates (Cox and Cuff, 1981d). The data generated by these surveys yielded complex patterns of mercury concentrations and radon emanation rates that generally did not show coincident anomalies (Figs 42, 43). References Donald M. Thomas (1 January 1986) Geothermal Resources Assessment In

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Self Potential At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) | Open Energy  

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Self Potential At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Self Potential At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Self Potential At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Self Potential Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Self-potential surveys conducted over the summit and flank of Hualalai (Jackson and Sako, 1982; D. B. Jackson, pers. commun., 1983) indicate an elongate self-potential anomaly extending across the summit and down the northwest rift to Kaupulehu Crater. The positively polarized anomaly extends over an area of approximately 6 km 2 and has been interpreted to be the result of one or more buried high-temperature intrusive bodies (Jackson

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Near-Term Effects of the Lower Atmosphere in Simulated Northwest Flow Snowfall Forced over the Southern Appalachians  

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Northwest flow snowfall (NWFS) impacts the southern Appalachian Mountains after the upper-level trough has departed from the region, when moist northwesterly flow near the ground is lifted after encountering the mountains. Snowfall associated with ...

Douglas K. Miller

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seasonal and Interannual Variability in Temperature of the Upper Layer of the Northwest Pacific, 1964–1983  

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Available BT data in the northwest Pacific were analyzed to reveal seasonal and interannual variability in thermal structure of the upper 400 m layer in the northwest Pacific. Bimonthly temperature averaged over a 2° × 2° square data in the area ...

Heung-Jae Lie; Masahiro Endoh

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Baselining Studies and Analyses Brett Amidan Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Analyses Analyses Brett Amidan Pacific Northwest National Laboratory b.amidan@pnnl.gov 27 June 2013 Washington, DC DOE/OE Transmission Reliability Program Project Objectives  Investigate power grid data (Eastern Interconnect State Estimator Data at this time), including phase angle differences between site pairs (both within an ISO and between ISOs), current, voltage, frequency, and possibly derived variables, like mode meter and oscillation.  Identify atypical events and characterize typical patterns.  Recommend upper and lower limits for "normal" operation. 2 Major Technical Accomplishments to be Completed this Year  Receive a new list of phase angle pairs from PJM and implement them into the process / analysis.  Run updated analyses including the new pairs, and other

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PNNL: Institute for Integrated Catalysis (IIC) at Pacific Northwest  

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Institute for Integrated Catalysis Institute for Integrated Catalysis The Institute for Integrated Catalysis at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory facilitates collaborative research and development in catalysts for a secure energy future. Latest Announcements When Less Is More: Fewer Proton Relays Improve Catalytic Rates First direct comparison of three nickel-based complexes shows complexes with 2 proton relays outperform those with 4 (January 2014) Wind and other renewable energy sources are limited because the power must be used when it's generated, as it currently cannot be stored. Scientists want to store the energy in compact, easy-to-release chemical bonds. A major challenge is designing an affordable, efficient, and fast catalyst to make the chemical bonds. At the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis,

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Technical Sessions J. C. Doran Pacific; Northwest Laboratory  

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J. C. Doran J. C. Doran Pacific; Northwest Laboratory Richland, WA 99352 from one surface to another (with each slurface of order 10 km in length) but would show relatively minor variations over any particular surface. With such a site, we hoped to see a clear signature of the effElcts of surface inhomogeneities, test one or more par;~metric schemes relating turbulent fluxes to vertical gr;~dients of mean quantities, evaluate methods of measuring surface fluxes over inhomogeneous terrain, examine the variation of surface fluxes over a range of scales, and establish procedures for extrapolating flux values from smaller scales to larger ones. The site chosen for the experiment \\ras located near Boardman, in northeastern Oregon, and is shown schematically in Figure 1. A large, sagebrush steppe area

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Caldwell Ranch Exploration and Confirmation Project, Northwest Geysers, CA  

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The purpose of the Caldwell Ranch Exploration and Confirmation Project was to drill, test, and confirm the present economic viability of the undeveloped geothermal reservoir in the 870 acre Caldwell Ranch area of the Northwest Geysers that included the CCPA No.1 steam field. All of the drilling, logging, and sampling challenges were met. ? Three abandoned wells, Prati 5, Prati 14 and Prati 38 were re-opened and recompleted to nominal depths of 10,000 feet in 2010. Two of the wells required sidetracking. ? The flow tests indicated Prati 5 Sidetrack 1 (P-5 St1), Prati 14 (P-14) and Prati 38 Sidetrack 2 (P-38 St2) were collectively capable of initially producing an equivalent of 12 megawatts (MWe) of steam using a conversion rate of 19,000 pounds of steam/hour

Walters, Mark A.

2013-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory institutional plan FY 1998--2002  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory`s core mission is to deliver environmental science and technology in the service of the nation and humanity. Through basic research the lab creates fundamental knowledge of natural, engineered, and social systems that is the basis for both effective environmental technology and sound public policy. They solve legacy environmental problems by delivering technologies that remedy existing environmental hazards, they address today`s environmental needs with technologies that prevent pollution and minimize waste, and they are laying the technical foundation for tomorrow`s inherently clean energy and industrial processes. The lab also applies their capabilities to meet selected national security, energy, and human health needs; strengthen the US economy; and support the education of future scientists and engineers. The paper summarizes individual research activities under each of these areas.

NONE

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Consumption Survey : Sample Selection Activities.  

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The primary purpose of the 1983 Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Consumption Survey is to obtain a comprehensive data base regarding household energy usage patterns incorporating not only general behavioral indicators of usage (e.g., temperature at which the dwelling is maintained at different times of day during the months of the year in which heating systems are activated or conservation measures effected) but also those characteristics lying further beyond the realm of immediate influence of the household dwellers which directly effect energy consumption (e.g., housing and household characteristics including square footage, number of floors or levels, the number and characteristics of the appliances in the household and household demographics/composition). The data base to be assembled as part of this research effort is also to include households' actual level of energy use for two major fuels (i.e., electricity and natural gas) obtained, with the consent of respondents, from their servicing utility(ies). Two samples have been incorporated in the study. The primary sample - the Regional Sample - will generate a large and comprehensive data base from a representative cross-section of individual households in the Pacific Northwest. A second, Supplementary Sample was incorporated in the survey design to ensure that a sufficient number of households not participating in qualified loan or grant programs, but comparable to participant households on a number of key descriptive characteristics, were included in the assessment. Inclusion of such households in the assessment will permit a formal evaluation of the loan/grant programs to be accomplished. Sampling procedures are described thoroughly.

Louis Harris and Associates

1983-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Microearthquake surveys of Snake River plain and Northwest Basin and Range  

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surveys of Snake River plain and Northwest Basin and Range surveys of Snake River plain and Northwest Basin and Range geothermal areas Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Microearthquake surveys of Snake River plain and Northwest Basin and Range geothermal areas Details Activities (2) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: applications; Basin and Range Province; Black Rock Desert; Cassia County Idaho; earthquakes; economic geology; exploration; fracture zones; geophysical methods; geophysical surveys; geothermal energy; Humboldt County Nevada; Idaho; microearthquakes; Nevada; North America; passive systems; Pershing County Nevada; Raft River; reservoir rocks; seismic methods; seismicity; seismology; Snake River plain; surveys; United States; Western U.S. Author(s): Kumamoto, L.H.

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1991 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study, Technical Appendix: Volume 1.  

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This publication provides detailed documentation of the load forecast scenarios and assumptions used in preparing BPA's 1991 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study (the Study). This is one of two technical appendices to the Study; the other appendix details the utility-specific loads and resources used in the Study. The load forecasts and assumption were developed jointly by Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) staff. This forecast is also used in the Council's 1991 Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan (1991 Plan).

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest Open Automated Demand Response Technology Demonstration Project  

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The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Demand Response Research Center (DRRC) demonstrated and evaluated open automated demand response (OpenADR) communication infrastructure to reduce winter morning and summer afternoon peak electricity demand in commercial buildings the Seattle area. LBNL performed this demonstration for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) in the Seattle City Light (SCL) service territory at five sites: Seattle Municipal Tower, Seattle University, McKinstry, and two Target stores. This report describes the process and results of the demonstration. OpenADR is an information exchange model that uses a client-server architecture to automate demand-response (DR) programs. These field tests evaluated the feasibility of deploying fully automated DR during both winter and summer peak periods. DR savings were evaluated for several building systems and control strategies. This project studied DR during hot summer afternoons and cold winter mornings, both periods when electricity demand is typically high. This is the DRRC project team's first experience using automation for year-round DR resources and evaluating the flexibility of commercial buildings end-use loads to participate in DR in dual-peaking climates. The lessons learned contribute to understanding end-use loads that are suitable for dispatch at different times of the year. The project was funded by BPA and SCL. BPA is a U.S. Department of Energy agency headquartered in Portland, Oregon and serving the Pacific Northwest. BPA operates an electricity transmission system and markets wholesale electrical power at cost from federal dams, one non-federal nuclear plant, and other non-federal hydroelectric and wind energy generation facilities. Created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902, SCL is the second-largest municipal utility in America. SCL purchases approximately 40% of its electricity and the majority of its transmission from BPA through a preference contract. SCL also provides ancillary services within its own balancing authority. The relationship between BPA and SCL creates a unique opportunity to create DR programs that address both BPA's and SCL's markets simultaneously. Although simultaneously addressing both market could significantly increase the value of DR programs for BPA, SCL, and the end user, establishing program parameters that maximize this value is challenging because of complex contractual arrangements and the absence of a central Independent System Operator or Regional Transmission Organization in the northwest.

Kiliccote, Sila; Piette, Mary Ann; Dudley, Junqiao

2010-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential environmental effects of energy conservation measures in northwest industries  

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The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) has identified 101 plants in the Pacific Northwest that account for 80% of the region's industrial electricity consumption. These plants offer a precise target for a conservation program. PNL determined that most of these 101 plants were represented by 11 major industries. We then reviewed 36 major conservation technologies used in these 11 industrial settings to determine their potential environmental impacts. Energy efficiency technologies designed for industrial use may result in direct or indirect environmental impacts. Effects may result from the production of the conservation measure technology, changes in the working environment due to different energy and material requirements, or changes to waste streams. Industry type, work-place conditions, worker training, and environmental conditions inside and outside the plant are all key variables that may affect environmental outcomes. To address these issues this report has three objectives: Describe potential conservation measures that Bonneville may employ in industrial programs and discuss potential primary impacts. Characterize industrial systems and processes where the measure may be employed and describe general environmental issues associated with each industry type. Review environmental permitting, licensing, and other regulatory actions required for industries and summarize the type of information available from these sources for further analysis.

Baechler, M C; Gygi, K F; Hendrickson, P L

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimating Industrial Electricity Conservation Potential in the Pacific Northwest  

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The Pacific Northwest is undergoing a transition in electricity generation from a predominantly hydro system to a combined hydro-thermal system. The high marginal costs of thermal generation relative to the low-cost hydropower base have made the search for alternatives very important. The cost of many conservation measures is less than the cost of new generation. This paper describes the results of an evaluation of industrial electricity conservation measures. Using a detailed end-use data base on industrial electricity consumption in the Pacific North west (PNW), nine most electricity intensive industry groups at the 4-digit SIC level were selected. An engineering economic analysis of conservation measures was performed for representative plants in each industry group. The plant level conservation estimates were extrapolated to the 4-digit and 2-digit SIC levels. An analysis of the market penetration of each conservation measure was performed using a distribution of desired rates of return. Government programs to encourage electricity conservation were identified, and their costs and effectiveness were assessed. The paper describes the methodology and significant findings of the study.

Limaye, D. R.; Hinkle, B. K.; Lang, K.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Catalysis Highlights for FY2007  

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To reduce the nation’s dependence on imported oil, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other federal and private agencies are investing in understanding catalysis. This report focuses on catalysis research conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and its collaborators. Using sophisticated instruments in DOE’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, a national scientific user facility, research was conducted to answer key questions related to the nation’s use of automotive fuels. Research teams investigated how hydrogen can be safely stored and efficiently released, critical questions to use this alternative fuel. Further, they are answering key questions to design molecular catalysts to control the transfer of hydrogen atoms, hydrides, and protons important to hydrogen production. In dealing with today’s fuels, researchers examined adsorption of noxious nitrous oxides in automotive exhaust. Beyond automotive fuel, researchers worked on catalysts to harness solar power. These catalysts include the rutile and anatase forms of titanium dioxide. Basic research was conducted on designing catalysts for these and other applications. Our scientists examined how to build catalysts with the desired properties atom by atom and molecule by molecule. In addition, this report contains brief descriptions of the outstanding accomplishments of catalysis experts at PNNL.

Garrett, Bruce C.

2007-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy to Extend Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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to Extend Pacific Northwest National to Extend Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Management and Operating Contract U.S. Department of Energy to Extend Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Management and Operating Contract October 3, 2008 - 4:14pm Addthis Washington, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today announced his decision to authorize a four-year contract extension for the management and operation of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), located in Richland, Washington, to Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit organization based in Columbus, Ohio. The Battelle management and operating (M&O) contract will be extended through September 30, 2012. DOE's decision would also extend a companion contract, the Battelle "Use

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Hanford Story Wins Northwest Emmy Award: Video Provides Overview of History  

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Story Wins Northwest Emmy Award: Video Provides Overview of Story Wins Northwest Emmy Award: Video Provides Overview of History and Cleanup of Hanford Site Hanford Story Wins Northwest Emmy Award: Video Provides Overview of History and Cleanup of Hanford Site June 13, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Geoff Tyree, DOE (509) 376-4171 Geoff_Tyree@rl.gov RICHLAND, Wash. - The first chapter of The Hanford Story multimedia series, Hanford Overview, has received an Emmy for best Historical/Cultural - Program/Special. The award was presented by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at its 48th Annual Emmy Awards in Snoqualmie, Wash., on Saturday, June 11, 2011 (http://www.natasnw.org/). The program was produced by Lockheed Martin Creative & Strategic Services for the U.S. Department of Energy. Doug Shoop, U.S. Department of Energy,

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Time-Domain Electromagnetics At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986)  

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Time-Domain Electromagnetics At Hualalai Northwest Time-Domain Electromagnetics At Hualalai Northwest Rift Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Hualalai Northwest Rift Area Exploration Technique Time-Domain Electromagnetics Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Three time-domain electromagnetic soundings were conducted on the middle northwest rift at elevations of 280-320 m (Fig. 40) (Kauahikaua and Mattice, 1981). These soundings penetrated to a greater depth than the Schlumberger soundings and two of them were able to resolve basement resistivities ranging from 9 to 12 ohm-m at depths of 1500 to 1800 m. One sounding detected a 9 ohm.m layer at 600 m depth that was underlain by a more resistive basement. These results suggest that thermal fluids may be responsible for the low-resistivity basement, whereas the high-resistivity

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Airborne Dual-Doppler Observations of an Intense Frontal System Approaching the Pacific Northwest Coast  

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Airborne Doppler radar data, collected off the Pacific Northwest coast by a NOAA WP-3D Orion aircraft over an 8-h period on 8 December 1993 during the Coastal Observations and Simulations with Topography experiment, reveal the mesoscale structure ...

Scott A. Braun; Robert A. Houze Jr.; Bradley F. Smull

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Ozone Formation and Transport in the Cascadia Region of the Pacific Northwest  

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The rapidly growing Cascadia region of the Pacific Northwest, consisting of western Washington, Oregon, and southwestern British Columbia, has experienced surface ozone concentrations that exceed federally mandated standards. A modeling system ...

Mike Barna; Brian Lamb; Susan O’Neill; Hal Westberg; Cris Figueroa-Kaminsky; Sally Otterson; Clint Bowman; Jennifer DeMay

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest McGregor Oil Field in Williams County, North Dakota...  

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collaborated with Eagle Operating, Inc. to complete the test in the Northwest McGregor Oil Field in Williams County, North Dakota. The "huff-and-puff" EOR method consists of three...

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Tropical Indian Ocean Influence on Northwest Pacific Tropical Cyclones in Summer following Strong El Niño  

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In the summer following a strong El Niño, tropical cyclone (TC) number decreases over the Northwest (NW) Pacific despite little change in local sea surface temperature. The authors’ analysis suggests El Niño–induced tropical Indian Ocean (TIO) ...

Yan Du; Lei Yang; Shang-Ping Xie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regional Field Verification -- Operational Results from Four Small Wind Turbines in the Pacific Northwest: Preprint  

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This paper describes four small wind turbines installed in the Pacific Northwest under DOE/NREL's Regional Field Verification Program between 2003 and 2004 and summarizes operational data from each site.

Sinclair, K.; Raker, J.

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Collaborative Approach to Study Northwest Flow Snow in The Southern Appalachians  

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Upslope-enhanced snowfall events during periods of northwesterly flow in the southern Appalachians have been recognized as a significant winter forecasting problem for some time. However, only in recent years has this problem received noteworthy ...

Steve Keighton; Laurence Lee; Blair Holloway; David Hotz; Steven Zubrick; Jeffrey Hovis; Gary Votaw; L. Baker Perry; Gary Lackmann; Sandra E. Yuter; Charles Konrad; Douglas Miller; Brian Etherton

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alkenone-based evidence of Holocene slopewater cooling in the northwest Atlantic  

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Alkenone-based estimates of sea surface temperature (SST) in the northwest Atlantic during the last 10,000 years are presented and used to assess scenarios for Holocene climate variability. Alkenone concentration and ...

Kneeland, Jessie M. (Jessie Mary)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Inner-Shelf Wave Forecasting System for the U.S. Pacific Northwest  

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An operational inner-shelf wave forecasting system was implemented for the Oregon and southwest Washington coast in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (PNW). High-resolution wave forecasts are useful for navigational planning, identifying wave energy ...

Gabriel García-Medina; H. Tuba Özkan-Haller; Peter Ruggiero; Jeffrey Oskamp

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Major Extratropical Cyclones of the Northwest United States: Historical Review, Climatology, and Synoptic Environment  

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The northwest United States is visited frequently by strong midlatitude cyclones that can produce hurricane-force winds and extensive damage. This article reviews these storms, beginning with a survey of the major events of the past century. A ...

Clifford Mass; Brigid Dotson

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Excitation Mechanisms of the Teleconnection Patterns Affecting the July Precipitation in Northwest China  

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Using observational rainfall data and atmospheric reanalysis data, the precipitation variations in Northwest China during July and the corresponding atmospheric teleconnection patterns are studied. The results indicate that the leading modes of ...

Guosen Chen; Ronghui Huang

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of COADS Release 1a Winds with Instrumental Measurements in the Northwest Atlantic  

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The reliability of the Comprehensive Ocean–Atmosphere Dataset (COADS) Release 1a 2° monthly winds is tested by comparing it with instrumental measurements in the northwest Atlantic from 1981 to 1991. The instrumental dataset contains anemometer ...

Sergey K. Gulev

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest Territories and Nunavut Snow Characteristics from a Subarctic Traverse: Implications for Passive Microwave Remote Sensing  

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During April 2007, a coordinated series of snow measurements was made across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Canada, during a snowmobile traverse from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Baker Lake, Nunavut. The purpose of the measurements was to ...

Chris Derksen; Arvids Silis; Matthew Sturm; Jon Holmgren; Glen E. Liston; Henry Huntington; Daniel Solie

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why Is ENSO Influencing Northwest India Winter Precipitation in Recent Decades?  

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This study examines decadal changes of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) influence on the interannual variability of northwest India winter precipitation (NWIWP). The analysis is based on correlations and regressions performed using India ...

R. K. Yadav; J. H. Yoo; F. Kucharski; M. A. Abid

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Northwest Regional Technology Center, December 2012 Page 1 of 2 Around The Region In Homeland Security  

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of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office's Operations Support Directorate supports state Security December 2012 The Northwest Regional Technology Center (NWRTC) is a virtual resource center, response, and recovery. The center enables homeland security solutions for emergency responder communities

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Role of government in solar energy development: a view from the Northwest  

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Several economic feasibility studies of solar heating in the Northwest are described. The case for federal assistance to the solar industry and the consumer is developed. The solar-related activities undertaken by the Northwest states of Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and Montana are detailed. Finally, roles are addressed which municipal government may play either to encourage or to deter the widespread use of solar heating systems. (MHR)

Goodnight, J.A.; King, S.T.

1978-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unexpected increasing AOT trends over northwest Bay of Bengal in the early postmonsoon season  

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The main point of our study is that aerosol trends can be created by changes in meteorology without changes in aerosol source strength. Over the 10 year period 2000–2009, in October, Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) showed strong increasing aerosol optical thickness (AOT) trends of approximately 14% yr-1 over northwest Bay of Bengal (BoB) in the absence of AOT trends over the east of the Indian subcontinent. This was unexpected because sources of anthropogenic pollution were located over the Indian subcontinent and aerosol transport from the Indian subcontinent to northwest BoB was carried out by prevailing winds. In October, winds over the east of the Indian subcontinent were stronger than winds over northwest BoB, which resulted in wind convergence and accumulation of aerosol particles over northwest BoB. Moreover, there was an increasing trend in wind convergence over northwest BoB. This led to increasing trends in the accumulation of aerosol particles over northwest BoB and, consequently, to strong AOT trends over this area. In contrast to October, November showed no increasing AOT trends over northwest BoB or the nearby Indian subcontinent. The lack of AOT trends over northwest BoB corresponds to a lack of trends in wind convergence in that region. Finally, December domestic heating by the growing population resulted in positive AOT trends of similar magnitude over land and sea. Our findings illustrate that in order to explain and predict trends in regional aerosol loading, meteorological trends should be taken into consideration together with changes in aerosol source strength.

Kishcha, P.; Starobinets, B.; Long, Charles N.; Alpert, P.

2012-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of Conservation Costs and Benefits: Five Years of Experience under the Northwest Power Act  

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In 1980, Congress passed the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Public Law 96-501). In the Act, Congress mandated that conservation (i.e., improvements in energy efficiency that result in reduced consumptions) be treated as a resource and that all resources be evaluated against uniform criteria to determine the lowest cost mix of resources to meet the Northwest’s energy needs. Since the passage of the Act, the total regional expenditure on conservation by the federal Bonneville Power Administration, public utilities, and investor-owned utilities has been approximately $800 million to $900 million. This includes research and development elements of the program. This paper describes the costs and benefits of conservation programs implemented in the Pacific Northwest and some of the lessons learned to date. The analysis indicates that conservation programs that were run to acquire energy have achieved savings at levelized costs ranging between 1.9 and 2.9 cents per kilowatt hours. Research, development and pilot projects have produced savings at costs that range from less than .10 cents to 8.9 cents per kilowatt hour. Based on the results described in this paper, the Northwest Power Planning Council has concluded that conservation is indeed a resource that the Pacific Northwest can rely on to help meet future needs for electricity. The Council also concluded the region will be able secure conservation measure and resources at a cost lower than it would otherwise have to pay for additional generating resources.

Sheets, E.

1988-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1993 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study, Technical Appendix: Volume 2, Book 1, Energy.  

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The 1993 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study establishes the Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) planning basis for supplying electricity to BPA customers. The Loads and Resources Study is presented in three documents: (1) this technical appendix detailing loads and resources for each major Pacific and Northwest generating utility, (2) a summary of Federal system and Pacific Northwest region loads and resources, and (3) a technical appendix detailing forecasted Pacific Northwest economic trends and loads. This analysis updates the 1992 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study Technical Appendix published in December 1992. This technical appendix provides utility-specific information that BPA uses in its long-range planning. It incorporates the following for each utility (1) Electrical demand firm loads; (2) Generating resources; and (3) Contracts both inside and outside the region. This document should be used in combination with the 1993 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study, published in December 1993, because much of the information in that document is not duplicated here.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory`s Lighting Technology Screening Matrix  

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory has developed the Lighting Technology Screening Matrix (LTSM), a software tool to evaluate alternative lighting retrofit technologies according to life-cycle cost. The LTSM can be used to evaluate retrofits for most configurations of fluorescent, incandescent, high- and low-pressure sodium, metal halide, mercury vapor, and exit lighting systems for any level of operation, electricity price, discount rate, and utility rebate. This tool was developed, in support of the Federal Relighting Initiative as part of the Department of Energy`s Office of Federal Energy Management Program (DOE/FEMP) to assist federal government facilities in their efforts to comply with the 10 CFR 436 mandated life-cycle costing for energy equipment investments. The LTSM has been used in the course of seven site modernization projects. These projects consisted of determining the cost-effective, energy-efficiency potential at military installations. Each project treated the entire military installation as an integrated system, proposed a large number of potential efficiency projects affecting all end-uses and fuel types, and analyzed the cost-effectiveness of each project. The LTSM was used for the lighting portion of these projects. Lighting was, overall, one of the major areas of potential efficiency improvements, accounting for over 30% of the cost-effective resource. Altogether over $43 million worth of cost-effective efficiency investments were identified, worth an estimated $6 million annually in energy, demand, and operations and maintenance (O&M) savings. This paper describes the LTSM and demonstrates its application in a case study at one of the federal installations analyzed.

Harris, L.R. [USDOE, Washington, DC (United States); Stucky, D.J.; Dirks, J.A.; Schultz, R.W.; Shankle, S.A.; Richman, E.E.; Purcell, C.W. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Satisfaction Assessment at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is developing and implementing a customer satisfaction assessment program (CSAP) to assess the quality of research and development provided by the laboratory. We present the customer survey component of the PNNL CSAP. The customer survey questionnaire is composed of 2 major sections, Strategic Value and Project Performance. The Strategic Value section of the questionnaire consists of 5 questions that can be answered with a 5 point Likert scale response. These questions are designed to determine if a project is directly contributing to critical future national needs. The Project Performance section of the questionnaire consists of 9 questions that can be answered with a 5 point Likert scale response. These questions determine PNNL performance in meeting customer expectations. Many approaches could be used to analyze customer survey data. We present a statistical model that can accurately capture the random behavior of customer survey data. The properties of this statistical model can be used to establish a "gold standard'' or performance expectation for the laboratory, and then assess progress. The gold standard is defined from input from laboratory management --- answers to 4 simple questions, in terms of the information obtained from the CSAP customer survey, define the standard: *What should the average Strategic Value be for the laboratory project portfolio? *What Strategic Value interval should include most of the projects in the laboratory portfolio? *What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 2? *What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 4? We discuss how to analyze CSAP customer survey data with this model. Our discussion will include "lessons learned" and issues that can invalidate this type of assessment.

Anderson, Dale N.; Sours, Mardell L.

2000-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer satisfaction assessment at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is developing and implementing a customer satisfaction assessment program (CSAP) to assess the quality of research and development provided by the laboratory. This report presents the customer survey component of the PNNL CSAP. The customer survey questionnaire is composed of two major sections: Strategic Value and Project Performance. Both sections contain a set of questions that can be answered with a 5-point Likert scale response. The strategic value section consists of five questions that are designed to determine if a project directly contributes to critical future national needs. The project Performance section consists of nine questions designed to determine PNNL performance in meeting customer expectations. A statistical model for customer survey data is developed and this report discusses how to analyze the data with this model. The properties of the statistical model can be used to establish a gold standard or performance expectation for the laboratory, and then to assess progress. The gold standard is defined using laboratory management input--answers to four questions, in terms of the information obtained from the customer survey: (1) What should the average Strategic Value be for the laboratory project portfolio? (2) What Strategic Value interval should include most of the projects in the laboratory portfolio? (3) What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 2? (4) What should average Project Performance be for projects with a Strategic Value of about 4? To be able to provide meaningful answers to these questions, the PNNL customer survey will need to be fully implemented for several years, thus providing a link between management perceptions of laboratory performance and customer survey data.

DN Anderson; ML Sours

2000-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Holocene deposition in Northwest Providence Channel, Bahamas: a geochemical approach  

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The origins and depositional history of Holocene sediment in Northwest Providence Channel, Bahamas (NWPC) have been determined using geochemical measurements coupled with textural data, petrographic examination, and scanning electron microscopy. Most of the channel is 200 to 2000 m deep, and nearly 100% of the sediment is calcium carbonate. Shallow water platform sources contribute 75-90% of the Holocene sediment in NWPC. Bank derived sand is most abundant near the platforms (nearly 100%) and is concentrically distributed around a central area of abundant non-platform sand. Bank-derived mud (<62 ..mu..m) accounts for more than 80% of the mud fraction in NWPC. The coarse silt (62-16 ..mu..m), fine silt (16-4 ..mu..m) and clay (< 4 ..mu..m) fractions from LLB (Bight of Abaco) are geochemically distinct from the mud fractions of Great Bahama Bank (GBB). Their distributions in NWPC demonstrate that both platforms are significant sediment contributors to NWPC. The observed sediment distribution clearly indicates that significant off bank transport occurs. With regard to sediment transport, no windward or leeward effects are observed in Holocene sediment deposition. Gravity flow processes are not significant to Holocene deposition. 80% of the present sedimentation rate results from the banktop flooding and confirms that 75%-90% of the Holocene sediment is derived from platform sources. The C-14 dated Holocene sediment layer is approximately 50 cm thick, and its transition with the Pleistocene occurs over a vertical interval of less than 20 cm as a result of mixing by benthonic organisms. This Holocene sediment layer should remain intact to permanently record this banktop episode, and should have a different diagenetic future from the underlying stable (calcite-rich) sediment.

Boardman, M.R.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficient and Sustainable HPC at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Power consumption in US data centers has been escalating at an alarming rate. In response to Public Law 109-431, EPA reported that electricity usage by US data centers accounted for 1.5% of the total electricity used in the US in 2006. They projected that if current data center operating practices continue, electricity usage will almost double to 2.9% of the total electricity used in the US in 2011 (EPA, 2007). Consequently EPA issued a call to action to both government and industry to collaborate and set aggressive goals to reduce power consumption in data centers. In the spirit of responding to the findings and recommendations of the EPA report, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has teamed with several key organizations including: The Green Grid (TGG), ASHRAE TC9.9, IBM, 3M, and SprayCool. As part of this effort, a highly instrumented liquid-cooled cluster has been installed at PNNL. The cluster is housed in an 800 ft2 data center which resides in a mixed-use data center with a significant amount of instrumentation as well. The eventual objective of the effort is to be able to report the real-time power consumption, energy efficiency, and productivity of the liquid-cooled data center. Preliminary results from the effort at PNNL are reported in this paper. Thermal results are reported for the hottest server components, including the microprocessors and memory DIMMs. Under all conditions tested, the components have not exceeded manufacturers’ specifications. More importantly, the data show that the liquid-cooled servers can be maintained within specifications while rejecting to non-chilled facility water at 78°F (25.6°C). Furthermore, a reasonable extrapolation suggests that the specifications can still be maintained at 86°F (30°C). In an effort to address global warming, work has started on the qualification of a new 3M Fluoroketone fluid that has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) of 1. This GWP is the lowest published value of all commercially available coolants. Details are provided in the body of this paper.

Tuma, Phil; Marquez, Andres; Sego, Landon H.; Schmidt, Roger; Cader, Tahir

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Grounds Maintenance: Best Management Practice Case Studies #4 and #5 - Water Efficient Landscape and Irrigation (Brochure)  

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FEMP Water Efficiency Best Management Practices #4 and #5 Case Study: Overview of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory grounds maintenance program and results.

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2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of prescribed burning on soil physical, biological, and chemical properties of the Oak Openings Region of Northwest Ohio.  

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??Disturbances such as natural fire are necessary for the Oak Openings region of Northwest Ohio to maintain an early successional state and prevent woody plant… (more)

Kurek, Danielle K.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1981 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 4. Physical sciences. [Lead abstract  

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Separate abstracts were prepared for the 13 reports in this 1981 annual report from Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory which deals with the physical sciences. (KRM)

Nielsen, J.M.

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual report for 1991 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 4, Physical Sciences  

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This report presents an overview of research conducted at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory in the following areas: Dosimetry, measurement science, and radiological and chemical physics. (CBS)

Toburen, L.H.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Site Office P.O. BOX 350, Kg-42  

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

Pacific Northwest Site Office Pacific Northwest Site Office P.O. BOX 350, Kg-42 Richland, Washington 99352 JAN 1 8 2019 MEMORANDUM FOR SCOTT B. HARRIS, GENERAL COUNSEL OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL FROM: SUBJECT: GC- I , HQ JULIE K. ERlCKSON PACIFIC NORTHWEST SITE OFFICE 20 1 1 ANNUAL NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) PLANNING SUMMARY DOE 0 45 1.1B requires Secretarial Officers and Heads of Field Organizations to submit a Annual NEPA Planning Summary to the Office of General Counsel. We have consulted your December 8,201 0, memorandum, and guidance posted on the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliailce (GC-54) web site, and have no NEPA activities to report. If you have any questions, please contact me, or your staff may contact Theresa Aldridge, Operations Division, at (509) 372-4508, or Peter Siebach, Integrated Support Center - Chicago

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SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR OUTDOOR TESTS ON MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL  

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

SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR OUTDOOR TESTS ON SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR OUTDOOR TESTS ON MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed AetioD: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to conduct outdoor tests and experiments on materials and equipment components under controlled conditions. No source, special nuclear, or byproduct materials would be involved, but encapsulated radioactive sources manufactured to applicable standards or other radiological materials could be used in activities under this categorical exclusion (eX). LoeatioD of Action: The locations would include DOE property at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site and other offsite outdoor locations. Description of the Proposed Action:

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SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION POR TRAINING PROGRAMS, EXERCISES. AND DRILLS, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL  

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SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION POR TRAINING PROGRAMS, SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION POR TRAINING PROGRAMS, EXERCISES. AND DRILLS, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed Actloa: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to conduct exercises, drills, and simulations to support training goals in areas such as emergency respoDS~ spill cleanup, and environment, safety, and health. Loeation of Action: The proposed action would occur on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site and elsewhere as necessary to support training goals and participate in regional exercises and drills. Description of tbe Proposed Action: DOE proposes to conduct exercises and drills in conjunction wi~ but not limited to, emergency response training, spill cleanup training, firefighting and rescue training,

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Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Determinations | U.S. DOE Office of  

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Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Determinations Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Determinations Safety, Security and Infrastructure (SSI) SSI Home Facilities and Infrastructure Safeguards & Security Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Organization Chart .pdf file (82KB) Phone Listing .pdf file (129KB) SC HQ Continuity of Operations (COOP) Implementation Plan .pdf file (307KB) Categorical Exclusion Determinations SLI & SS Budget Contact Information Safety, Security and Infrastructure U.S. Department of Energy SC-31/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4097 F: (301) 903-7047 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Determinations Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Categorical Exclusion Determination Documents (CX Determinations): *

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Inland Northwest Regional High School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Inland Northwest Regional Inland Northwest Regional High School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School High School Students High School Coaches High School Regionals High School Rules, Forms, and Resources Middle School Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov Washington Regions Inland Northwest Regional High School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Kaye Kamp Email: kkamp@whitworth.edu Regional Event Information Date: February 8, 2014 Maximum Number of Teams: 42

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SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR SITE CHARACfERlZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL  

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

SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR SITE CHARACfERlZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY SITE, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed ActioD: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to conduct site characterization and environmental monitoring activities. LocadoD of AcdoD: The proposed action would occur on and near the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site and at other sites in the State of Washington. DeserlpdoD 01 the Proposed AedoD: The proposed action would include a variety of non-intrusive and intrusive characteri2ation and monitoring activities conducted in support of purposes such as environmental surveillance, remediation. research, construction. and sampling.

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SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY COMPONENT INSTALLATION AND ALTERATION, PACIFIC NORTHWEST  

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8 8 SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY COMPONENT INSTALLATION AND ALTERATION, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed Action: The u.s. Department ofBnergy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to install. alter, and/or maintain safety and security components to maintain an adequate protective planning stance. Loeation of Action: The proposed action would occur on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site and in the vicinity ofPNNL facilities in the State of Washington. DacriptioD of the Proposed Action: DOE proposes to install, alter, and/or maintain safety and security systems to continue to provide appropriate levels of protection against unauthorized access, theft, diversion, loss

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SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR MINOR ROAD AND UTILITY ALTERATIONS, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY SITE,  

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7 7 SITEWIDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR MINOR ROAD AND UTILITY ALTERATIONS, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY SITE, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed Action: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to conduct minor alteration, repair, ~lacement, or relocation of roads, pathways, and utilities such as water, sewer, electriCIty, natura1g8S, and communications lines. Location of Action: The proposed action would largely occur on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site, within or near existing road and utility easements. Tie-ins to nearby offsite road and utility distribution points are occasionally necessary and are included in the scope of this categorical exclusion (CX). Description 01 tbe Proposed Action:

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Inland Northwest Regional Middle School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of  

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Regions » Inland Northwest Regions » Inland Northwest Regional Middle School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School Middle School Middle School Students Middle School Coaches Middle School Regionals Middle School Rules, Forms, and Resources Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov Washington Regions Inland Northwest Regional Middle School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Kaye Kamp Email: kkamp@whitworth.edu Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014

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Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Determinations | U.S. DOE Office of  

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Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Determinations Integrated Support Center (ISC) ISC Home About Services Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Privacy Act Categorical Exclusion Determinations Contact Information Integrated Support Center Roxanne Purucker U.S. Department of Energy 9800 S. Cass Avenue Argonne, IL 60439 P: (630) 252-2110 Larry Kelly U.S. Department of Energy 200 Administration Road Oak Ridge, TN 37830 P: (865) 576-0885 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations Pacific Northwest Site Office CX Determinations Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Categorical Exclusion Determination Documents (CX Determinations): * Determination Date Name of Action: Description Categorical Exclusion Number External link 08/01/2012 CX for Routine Maintenance .pdf file (517KB) B3.3

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DOE to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific Northwest  

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

to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory DOE to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory February 16, 2006 - 11:55am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it intends to seek competitive bids for the management and operations contract for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, Washington. The current five-year contract expires September 30, 2007. "The competitive process is the best method to provide the American taxpayer an optimum management team for PNNL, one of our outstanding national laboratories," Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, Director of the DOE Office of Science, said. Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit organization based in Columbus,

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Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Housing Program: High Performance Manufactured Home Prototyping and Construction Development  

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The Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and Northwest Energy Works (NEW), the current Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Housing Program (NEEM) administrator, have been collaborating to conduct research on new specifications that would improve on the energy requirements of a NEEM home. In its role as administrator, NEW administers the technical specs, performs research and engineering analysis, implements ongoing construction quality management procedures, and maintains a central database with home tracking. This project prototyped and assessed the performances of cost-effective high performance building assemblies and mechanical systems that are not commonly deployed in the manufacturing setting. The package of measures is able to reduce energy used for space conditioning, water heating and lighting by 50 percent over typical manufactured homes produced in the northwest.

Hewes, T.; Peeks, B.

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Background information for programs to improve the energy efficiency of Northwest residential rental property  

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This report was prepared for the Office of Conservation, Bonneville Power Administration. The report will be used by the Office as background information to support future analysis and implementation of electricity conservation programs for owners of residential rental housing in the Northwest. The principal objective of the study was to review market research information relating to attitudes and actions of Northwest rental housing owners and, to a lesser extent, tenants toward energy conservation and energy-efficiency improvements. Available market research data on these subjects were found to be quite limited. The most useful data were two surveys of Seattle rental housing owners conducted in late 1984 for Seattle City Light. Several other surveys provided supplemental market research information in selected areas. In addition to market research information, the report also includes background information on rental housing characteristics in the Northwest.

Hendrickson, P.L.

1986-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comprehensive Approach to Bi-National Regional Energy Planning in the Pacific Northwest  

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The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region, a statutory organization chartered by the Northwest states of Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon, and the western Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and the Yukon through its Energy Working Group launched a bi-national energy planning initiative designed to create a Pacific Northwest energy planning council of regional public/private stakeholders from both Canada and the US. There is an urgent need to deal with the comprehensive energy picture now before our hoped for economic recovery results in energy price spikes which are likely to happen because the current supply will not meet predicted demand. Also recent events of August 14th have shown that our bi-national energy grid system is intricately interdependent, and additional planning for future capacity is desperately needed.

Matt Morrison

2007-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-efficient new commercial buildings in the Northwest region: a compilation of measured data  

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We have collected and analyzed data for 36 new commercial buildings designed to be energy-efficient in the Northwest. Eighteen buildings are offices; the remainder are mostly retail buildings, and schools. The data were collected and analyzed to evaluate the building energy standards adopted by the Northwest Power Planning Council in the Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan. Almost half of the buildings are operating at energy levels under the Council's estimates for new efficient commercial buildings. There is, however, a large range of energy intensities. The average office building consumes 54 kBtu/ftS-yr (in site energy units), while the average small office uses only 43 kBtu/ftS-yr. Energy consumption for the eight retail buildings ranges from 47 kBtu/fS-yr to 134 kBtu/ftS-yr.

Piette, M.A.; Flora, D.; Crowder, S.

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1995 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study, Technical Appendix: Volume 1.  

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The Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study (WhiteBook), is published annually by BPA, and establishes the planning basis for supplying electricity to customers. It serves a dual purpose. First, the White Book presents projections of regional and Federal system load and resource capabilities, along with relevant definitions and explanations. Second, the White Book serves as a benchmark for annual BPA determinations made pursuant to the 1981 regional power sales contracts. Specifically, BPA uses the, information in the White Book for determining the notice required when customers request to increase or decrease the amount of power purchased from BPA. Aside from these purposes, the White Book is used for input to BPA`s resource planning process. The White Book compiles information obtained from several formalized resource planning reports and data submittals, including those from the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) and the Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee (PNUCC).

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1994 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study, Technical Appendix: Volume 1.  

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The 1994 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study establishes the Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) planning basis for supplying electricity t6 BPA customers. The Loads and Resources Study is presented in two documents: (1) this technical appendix detailing loads and resources for each major Pacific Northwest generating utility; and (2) a summary of Federal system and Pacific Northwest region loads and resources. This analysis updates the 1993 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study Technical Appendix published in December 1993. This technical appendix provides utility specific information that BPA uses in its long-range planning. It incorporates the following for each utility: (1) electrical demand-firm loads; (2) generating resources; and (3) contracts both inside and outside the region. This document should be used in combination with the 1994 Pacific Northwest Loads and Resources Study, published in December 1994, because much of the information in that document is not duplicated here. This BPA planning document incorporates Pacific Northwest generating resources and the 1994 medium load forecast prepared by BPA. Each utility`s forecasted future firm loads are subtracted from its existing resources to determine whether it will be surplus or deficit. If a utility`s resources are greater than loads in any particular year or month, there is a surplus of energy and/or capacity, which the utility can sell to increase revenues. Conversely, if its firm loads exceed available resources, there is a deficit of energy and/or capacity, and additional conservation, contract purchases, or generating resources will be needed to meet the utility`s load.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts : Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume 4, Comments and Responses.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This volume of the Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) contains public comments addressing the Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts Draft EIS, August 1990 and Bonneville Power Administration`s (BPA) responses. The Introduction provides information about the process BPA follows in addressing these comments. Part I contains a listing of the Alternative Actions evaluated in the Final EIS; Part II is organized by Alternatives and includes summaries of the comments and BPA responses; Part III provides copies of the original comments letters, and, for ease of identification, are coded in the margins according to the alternative(s) addressed.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Collection, transportation, and storage of biomass residues in the Pacific Northwest  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This study was conducted to identify potential methods for the collection, transportation and storage of agricultural and forest residues in the Pacific Northwest. Information was gathered from available literature and through contacts with researchers, equipment manufacturers, and other individuals involved in forest and agricultural activities. This information was evaluated, combined, and adapted for situations existing in the Pacific Northwest. A number of methods for collection, transportation, and storage of biomass residues using currently available technology are described. Many of these methods can be applied to residue fuel materials along with their current uses in the forest and agricultural industries.

Inaba, L.K.; Eakin, D.E.

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bioenergy Program Year Book; 1992-1993 Yearbook with 1994 Activities.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy administers five Regional Bioenergy Programs to encourage regionally specific application of biomass and municipal waste-to-energy technologies to local needs, opportunities and potentials. The Pacific Northwest and Alaska region has taken up a number of applied research and technology projects, and supported and guided its five participating state energy programs. This report describes the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program, and related projects of the state energy agencies, and summarizes the results of technical studies. It also considers future efforts of this regional program to meet its challenging assignment.

Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bioenergy Program (U.S.); United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Seasonal climate variability and change in the Pacific Northwest of the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Observed changes in climate of the United States Pacific Northwest since the early 20th century were examined using four different datasets. Annual mean temperature increased by approximately 0.6-0.8°C from 1901-2012, with corroborating indicators ...

John T. Abatzoglou; David E. Rupp; Philip W. Mote

256

Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Chapter 11: Climate Change Issues  

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Power Plan 11-5 conventional coal-fired power plants, 56 400-megawatt gas-fired combined-cycle plants consumption of Northwest power plants as reported to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Because fuel displaced thermal plant operation. Conversely, hydro production in 2005 was about 13,800 average megawatts

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Production, prices, employment, and trade in northwest forest industries, third quarter 1995. Forest Service resource bulletin  

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The report presents current information on the timber situation in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, and British Columbia, including data on lumber and plywood production and prices; timber harvest; employment in forest products industries; international trade in logs, pulpwood, chips, lumber, and plywood; log prices in the Pacific Northwest; volume and average prices of stumpage sold by public agencies; and other related items.

Warren, D.D.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Production, prices, employment, and trade in northwest forest industries, third quarter 1994. Forest Service resource bulletin  

SciTech Connect

The report presents current information on the timber situation in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, and British Columbia, including data on lumber and plywood production and prices; timber harvest; employment in forest products industries; international trade in logs, pulpwood, chips, lumber, and plywood; log prices in the Pacific Northwest; volume and average prices of stumpage sold by public agencies; and other related items.

Warren, D.D.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production, prices, employment, and trade in northwest forest industries, fourth quarter 1995. Forest Service resource bulletin  

SciTech Connect

This report presents current information on the timber situation in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, and British Columbia, including data on lumber and plywood production and prices; timber harvest; employment in forest products industries; international trade in logs, pulpwood, chips, lumber, and plywood; log prices in the Pacific Northwest; volume and average prices of stumpage sold by public agencies; and other related items.

Warren, D.D.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Production, prices, employment, and trade in northwest forest industries, fourth quarter 1994. Forest Service resource bulletin  

SciTech Connect

The report presents current information on the timber situation in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, and British Columbia, including data on lumber and plywood production and prices; timber harvest; employment in forest products industries; international trade in logs, pulpwood, chips, lumber, and plywood; log prices in the Pacific Northwest; volume and average prices of stumpage sold by public agencies; and other related items.

Warren, D.D.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2008 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2008 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Mary Lauver1 , Jack Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A spring canola and rapeseed a strong interest in spring canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa). Spring canola offers growers

Brown, Jack

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2006 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2006 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , and Don Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A spring canola and rapeseed variety trial canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa). Spring canola offers growers an alternative crop for rotation

Brown, Jack

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2008 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2008 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Mary Lauver1 , Jack Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 19 canola or industrial rapeseed (Brassica napus) cultivars or advanced breeding lines

Brown, Jack

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2007 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2007 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Mary Lauver1 , Jack Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 22 canola or industrial rapeseed (Brassica napus) cultivars or advanced breeding lines

Brown, Jack

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2009 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2009 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Don Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A spring canola and rapeseed a strong interest in spring canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa). Spring canola offers growers

Brown, Jack

266

2004 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2004 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Don State University, Kalispell, MT ABSTRACT A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 27 canola, and much of this new production has been with cultivars that produce canola quality oil and meal. Many new

Brown, Jack

267

2007 PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSTARD VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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. INTRODUCTION During the past fifteen years, canola acreage in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) has increased dramatically, and the PNW has become a center of canola production in the U.S.A. In preliminary trials during to be better adapted than spring canola to those areas in the PNW with high summer temperatures and low

Brown, Jack

268

2006 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2006 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , and Don Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 16 canola or industrial rapeseed (Brassica napus) cultivars or advanced breeding lines and three

Brown, Jack

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2007 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2007 PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPRING CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Mary Lauver1 , Jack Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A spring canola and rapeseed continue to show a strong interest in spring canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa). Spring canola offers

Brown, Jack

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2009 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL AND DEEP FURROW TRIAL RESULTS  

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2009 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL AND DEEP FURROW TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 22 canola or industrial rapeseed (Brassica napus or B. rapa production has been with cultivars that produce canola-quality oil and meal. Many new cultivars are now

Brown, Jack

271

2005 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2005 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , and Don Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 15 canola or industrial rapeseed (Brassica napus) cultivars or advanced breeding lines and five

Brown, Jack

272

2002-2003 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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2002-2003 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 17 canola (Brassica napus) cultivars or advanced breeding of this new production has been with cultivars that produce canola quality oil and meal. Many new cultivars

Brown, Jack

273

2010 PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSTARD VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS Jim B. Davis1  

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,729 lbs. per acre. INTRODUCTION During the past twenty years, canola acreage in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) has increased dramatically, and the PNW has become a center of canola production in the U) were found to be better adapted than spring canola to those areas in the PNW with high summer

Brown, Jack

274

2009-2010 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL Jim B. Davis1  

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2009-2010 PACIFIC NORTHWEST WINTER CANOLA VARIETY TRIAL Jim B. Davis1 , Jack Brown1 , Don Wysocki2 Research Center, Oregon State University, Pendleton, OR ABSTRACT A winter rapeseed and canola variety trial with 23 canola or industrial rapeseed (Brassica napus or B. rapa) cultivars or advanced breeding lines

Brown, Jack

275

Extreme Rainstorm Events over the Northwest Himalayas during 1875–2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A significant part of northern India is covered by the Himalayas, where a number of major Indian rivers originate. In the present study, a detailed analysis of rainstorms that affected the northwest region of the Himalayas has been made to assess ...

S. Nandargi; O. N. Dhar

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Dating of coal fires in Xinjiang, north-west China Xiangmin Zhang,1  

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Dating of coal fires in Xinjiang, north-west China Xiangmin Zhang,1 Salomon B. Kroonenberg2 and Cor, the Netherlands Introduction Coal fires are one of the most serious problems for the Chinese coal indus- try. The estimated annual loss of coal by fires in China ranges from about 10­20 million tonnes (Guan et al., 1998

Utrecht, Universiteit

277

The Effects of an Increasing Surplus of Energy Generating Capability in the Pacific Northwest  

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with the 1977 Clean Water Act, excess energy could be released as water over dam spillways. In more recent yearsThe Effects of an Increasing Surplus of Energy Generating Capability in the Pacific Northwest storage capacity, gave way to a mix of hydro and thermal resources. In recent years, financial incentives

278

Northwest Regional Technology Center, October 2011 Page 1 of 2 Around The Region In Homeland Security  

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management system to be piloted in a Los Angeles exercise New guidance on nuclear and chemical response then be vetted in other interested cities and states in the Northwest Region. The final concept and procedure will help transition this technology for use nationwide. DHHS Issues Guidance on Nuclear and Chemical

279

Apocalypse Soon? A nuclear war broke out in the northwest suburbs  

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Chapter 1 Apocalypse Soon? A nuclear war broke out in the northwest suburbs of Chicago when I, how many kids did you kill today?" were stirring up the nation. So they decided to launch a nuclear most diabolical weapon in the history of mankind."2 So they decided to launch a nuclear counterstrike

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Northwest Regional Technology Center, May 2011 Page 1 of 2 Around The Region In Homeland Security  

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national standards for disaster prepared- ness, response, and recovery systems. The county then documented by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), to support regional preparedness, resiliency, response Program, allows emergency response agencies to engage with each other and leverage their collective

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Structure and Evolution of a Severe Squall Line over the Arid Region in Northwest China  

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The structure and evolution of a long-lived squall line associated with a disastrous dust storm, called a black storm, that occurred over the arid region in northwest China are described. Data used in the present study were those from routine ...

Tetsuya Takemi

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Chapter 8: Direct Use of Natural Gas  

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Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Chapter 8: Direct Use of Natural Gas....................................................................... 1 Analysis of the Direct Use of Natural Gas for the Sixth Power Plan electricity to natural gas for residential space and water heating a lower-cost and lower-risk alternative

283

The Effects of an Increasing Surplus of Energy Generating Capability in the Pacific Northwest  

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to more frequent "excess energy" events. This happens when the available wind and water energy can't all wind development for renewable energy credits is likely to increase the frequency of excess energy of an Increasing Surplus of Energy Generating Capability in the Pacific Northwest (Draft) 5 of wind plant operation

284

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Request for Proposals for Evaluation of the Regional Technical Forum  

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Request for Proposals for Evaluation of the Regional Technical Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) will issue a time-and-materials contract, not to exceed $75,000. NEEA governments, public interest groups and energy efficiency industry representatives that operate in the states

285

Northwest Regional Technology Center, November 2012 Page 1 of 2 Around The Region In Homeland Security  

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, operated by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), to support regional preparedness, resiliency Responders to effectively counter a potential threat to our Nation. PNNL, in collaboration with DHS S. To better determine the requirements and needs of First Responders in a daily operational context, PNNL held

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Northwest Regional Technology Center, May 2013 Page 1 of 2 Around The Region In Homeland Security  

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by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), to support regional preparedness, resiliency, response Events Next-Generation Communications Inoperability Virtual Workshop PNNL hosted a Next including Lync, LiveWall and Twitter. The purpose of the workshop, organized by PNNL's Jon Barr, Jessica

287

Multimedia from the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) on YouTube  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) is a DOE-funded partnership between Oregon State University and the University of Washington. Oregon State focuses on wave energy research and development, while the University of Washington focuses on tidal energy. The NNMREC YouTube channel makes more than sixty short video clips available.

288

Untrawlable Bottom in Shrimp Statistical Zones of the Northwest Gulf of Mexico  

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Untrawlable Bottom in Shrimp Statistical Zones of the Northwest Gulf of Mexico Introduction The shrimping industry in the Gulf of Mexico has criticized the bycatch reduc tion plans of the Gulf of Mexico.edu. ABSTRACT-The Gulf of Mexico Fish eries Management Council tasked the Na tional Marine Fisheries Service

289

Carbon Dioxide Exchange in an Irrigated Agricultural Field within an Oasis, Northwest China  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Continuous eddy covariance measurements of CO2, water vapor, and heat fluxes were obtained from a maize field within an oasis in northwest China from 1 May 2008 to 30 April 2009. The experimental setup used was shown to provide reliable flux ...

Xi-Bin Ji; Wen-Zhi Zhao; Er-Si Kang; Zhi-Hui Zhang; Bo-Wen Jin; Li-Wen Zhao

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Development and Validation of WECC Variable Speed Wind Turbine Dynamic Models for Grid Integration Studies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper describes reduced-order, simplified wind turbine models for analyzing the stability impact of large arrays of wind turbines with a single point of network interconnection.

Behnke, M.; Ellis, A.; Kazachkov, Y.; McCoy, T.; Muljadi, E.; Price, W.; Sanchez-Gasca, J.

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Renewable portfolio standards, Greenhouse gas reduction, and Long-Line transmission investments in the WECC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

New, long-distance transmission lines to remote areas with concentrations of high-quality renewable resources can help western states meet the challenges of increasing renewable energy procurement and reducing greenhouse gas emissions more cost-effectively than reliance on local resources alone. The approach applied here to the Western Electricity Coordinating Council is useful for an initial determination of the net benefits of long-line transmission between regions with heterogeneous resource quality. (author)

Olson, Arne; Orans, Ren; Allen, Doug; Moore, Jack; Woo, C.K.

2009-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

292

Possible effects of competition on electricity consumers in the Pacific Northwest  

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In part, the impetus for restructuring the U.S. electricity industry stems from the large regional disparities in electricity prices. Indeed, industry reforms are moving most rapidly in high-cost states, such as California and those in the Northeast. Legislators, regulators, and many others in states that enjoy low electricity prices, on the other hand, ask whether increased competition will benefit consumers in their states. This report quantifies the effects of increased competition on electricity consumers and producers in two regions, the Pacific Northwest and California. California`s generating costs are roughly double those of the Northwest. We use a new strategic-planning model called Oak Ridge Competitive Electricity Dispatch (ORCED) to conduct these analyses. Specifically, we analyzed four cases: a pre-competition base case intended to represent conditions as they might exist under current regulation in the year 2000, a post-competition case in which customer loads and load shapes respond to real-time electricity pricing, a sensitivity case in which natural-gas prices are 20% higher than in the base case, and a sensitivity case in which the hydroelectric output in the Northwest is 20% less than in the base case. The ORCED analyses suggest that, absent regulatory intervention, retail competition would increase profits for producers in the Northwest and lower prices for consumers in California at the expense of consumers in the Northwest and producers in California. However, state regulators may be able to capture some or all of the increased profits and use them to lower electricity prices in the low-cost region. Perhaps the most straightforward way to allocate the costs and benefits to retail customers is through development of transition-cost charges or credits. With this option, the consumers in both regions can benefit from competition. The magnitude and even direction of bulk-power trading between regions depends strongly on the amount of hydroelectric power and energy available in the Northwest. Market prices respond much more strongly to changes in natural-gas prices and hydro output than do regulated prices. Indeed, market prices are intended to closely track changes in marginal costs, while regulated prices typically track changes in average cost. The bottom line from this analysis is that increased competition can benefit retail customers in high-cost regions without harming customers in low-cost regions. Such a desirable outcome, however, is not automatic. State regulators may have to intervene to be sure that what would otherwise be additional profits for the producers in the low-cost region are used to lower prices to retail customers.

Hadley, S.; Hirst, E.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION TO INSTALL EMSL SUPER-COMPUTER POWER INFRASTRUCTURE, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL  

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

TO INSTALL EMSL SUPER-COMPUTER TO INSTALL EMSL SUPER-COMPUTER POWER INFRASTRUCTURE, PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed Action: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to provide enhanced electrical service to the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) to provide an increased power capacity for future facility computational developments. Location of Action: The electrical service would be installed underground via excavation in the lawn and gravel area between EMSL, room 1145, west toward the northeast comer of the Biological Sciences Facility (BSF), in Richland, Washington. The excavation would also extend north-south for about 450 feet along the property line between EMSL and BSF. Please refer to Figure 1.

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Global climate change and effects on Pacific Northwest salmonids: An exploratory case study  

SciTech Connect

Recently, a number of papers have addressed global warming and freshwater fisheries. The recent report to Congress by the US Environmental Protection Agency included an analysis of potential effects of global warming on fisheries of the Great Lakes, California, and the Southeast. In California, the report stated that salinity increases in the San Francisco Bay could enhance the abundance of marine fish species, while anadromous species could be adversely affected. This paper discusses global climate changes and the effects on Pacific Northwest Salmonids. The impacts of climate change or Spring Chinook production in the Yakima Sub-basin was simulated using a computer modeling system developed for the Northwest Power planning council. 35 refs., 1 fig., 1 tab.

Shankle, S.A.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

IRIS Reactor a Suitable Option to Provide Energy and Water Desalination for the Mexican Northwest Region  

SciTech Connect

The Northwest region of Mexico has a deficit of potable water, along this necessity is the region growth, which requires of additional energy capacity. The IRIS reactor offers a very suitable source of energy given its modular size of 300 MWe and it can be coupled with a desalination plant to provide the potable water for human consumption, agriculture and industry. The present paper assess the water and energy requirements for the Northwest region of Mexico and how the deployment of the IRIS reactor can satisfy those necessities. The possible sites for deployment of Nuclear Reactors are considered given the seismic constraints and the closeness of the sea for external cooling. And in the other hand, the size of the desalination plant and the type of desalination process are assessed accordingly with the water deficit of the region.

Alonso, G.; Ramirez, R.; Gomez, C.; Viais, J.

2004-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

296

Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act, with Index (Public Law 96-501).  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act was enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America. It was enacted to assist the electrical consumers of the Pacific Northwest through use of the Federal columbia River Power System to achieve cost-effective energy conservation, to encourage the development of renewable energy resources, to establish a representative regional power planning process, to assure the region of an efficient and adequate power supply, and for other purposes. Contents of the Act are: short title and table of contents; purposes; definitions; regional planning and participation; sale of power; conservation and resource acquisition; rates; amendments to existing law; administrative provisions; savings provisions; effective date; and severability.

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1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Facility Radionuclide Emission Points and Sampling Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Battelle—Pacific Northwest Division operates numerous research and development laboratories in Richland, Washington, including those associated with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on the Department of Energy’s Hanford Site that have the potential for radionuclide air emissions. The National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP 40 CFR 61, Subparts H and I) requires an assessment of all effluent release points that have the potential for radionuclide emissions. Potential emissions are assessed annually. Sampling, monitoring, and other regulatory compliance requirements are designated based upon the potential-to-emit dose criteria found in the regulations. The purpose of this document is to describe the facility radionuclide air emission sampling program and provide current and historical facility emission point system performance, operation, and design information. A description of the buildings, exhaust points, control technologies, and sample extraction details is provided for each registered or deregistered facility emission point. Additionally, applicable stack sampler configuration drawings, figures, and photographs are provided.

Barfuss, Brad C.; Barnett, J. M.; Ballinger, Marcel Y.

2009-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

298

Household energy conservation attitudes and behaviors in the Northwest: Tracking changes between 1983 and 1985  

SciTech Connect

Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) has analyzed the changes in consumer energy conservation attitudes and behaviors in the Pacific Northwest between 1983 and 1985. The information was collected through stratified random telephone surveys on 2000 and 1058 households, respectively, for 1983 and 1985 in the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) service area in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Western Montana. This report covers four topic areas and tests two hypotheses. The topics are as follows: consumer perceptions and attitudes of energy use and conservation in the home; consumer perceptions of energy institutions and other entities; past and intended conservation actions and investments; and segmentation of homeowners into market prospect groups. The hypotheses tested are as follows: (1) There has been no change in the size and psychographic make-up of the original three market segments found in the 1983 survey analysis; and (2) image profiles of institutions with respect to familiarity, overall impression, and believability as sources of energy conservation information remain unchanged since 1983.

Fang, J.M.; Hattrup, M.P.; Nordi, R.T.; Shankle, S.A.; Ivey, D.L.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Columbia River System Operation Review : Final Environmental Impact Statement, Appendix R: Pacific Northwest Coordination agreement (PNCA).  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Currently, the Federal government coordinates the planning and operation of the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) with projects owned and operated by the region`s non-Federal hydrogenerating utilities pursuant to the Pacific North-west Coordination Agreement (PNCA). The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), the Corps of Engineers (Corps), and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) are parties to the PNCA on behalf of the government of the United States. The PNCA is a complex agreement that provides an opportunity for the region`s power producers to maximize the power system`s reliability and economy while meeting their multiple-use objectives. The PNCA does not dictate the operation of the resources it coordinates. It is essentially an accounting mechanism that exchanges the power produced among the parties in order to improve the reliability of the system and reduce regional power costs. Project owners retain complete autonomy to operate as needed to meet their multiple-use requirements. The PNCA was executed in 1964 as an important component of regional plans to maximize the Northwest`s hydro resource capability. Maximization also included the development of storage projects on the Columbia River in Canada pursuant to the terms of the 1964 Columbia River Treaty. Because of the link between power coordination and Treaty issues, the current parties to the PNCA, currently are contemplating entering into a replacement or renewed power coordination agreement. Because the power coordination agreement is a consensual arrangement, its ultimate provisions must be acceptable to all of its signatories. This Appendix R to the Final Environmental Impact Statement of the Columbia River System is a presentation of the Pacific North-west Coordination Agreement.

Columbia River System Operation Review (U.S.)

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Review of power planning in the Pacific Northwest: calendar year 1980  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many of the activities that occurred in the electric power industry in the Pacific Northwest during calendar year 1980 are reviewed in this publication. These include: significant power planning related events, activities, and studies; passage of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act on December 5, 1980, the Act becoming P.L. 95-501; the development of alternative and renewable energy resources; home weatherization programs; processing of preliminary permits for development of small hydro; investigation of geothermal resources; and nuclear power development setbacks as voters in the states of Montana, Oregon, and Washington passed initiatives regarding storage of nuclear waste and siting of nuclear powerplants. Information is included on: utility load estimates through the year 2020; the resources existing, under construction, and feasible for development in meeting the forecast loads; a large number of small hydro projects which are in various stages of the study and/or licensing process; and a comparison of loads and resources giving the overall picture of the power situation in the Pacific Northwest. It is concluded that deficits in firm energy occur in all of the next 10 years, under critical hydro conditions. Small hydro, wind, and biomass generation, along with an aggressive mandatory energy conservation program could eliminate the deficit. However, the assured cost-effective potential realizable from these resources is unknown. Finally, the activities of the Power Planning Committee during the year are discussed, with a list of Committee publications included. A map titled Electric Power Plants in the Pacific Northwest and Adjacent Areas is included.

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1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Proceedings: Second Annual Pacific Northwest Alternative and Renewable Energy Resources Conference.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Papers presented at the conference are published in this volume. The purpose of the conference was to solicit regional cooperation in the promoting of near-term development of such alternative and renewable energy resources in the Pacific Northwest as: cogeneration; biomass; wind; small hydro; solar end-use applications; and geothermal direct heat utilization. Separate abstracts of selected papers were prepared for inclusion in the Energy Data Base.

None

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

1985 consumer segmentation: Assessment of the market for conservation in the Northwest: Phase 2  

SciTech Connect

This report presents information on consumer attitudes toward conservation, past and intended conservation behaviors, and utility-sponsored conservation program participation levels. The information was collected by means of random telephone surveys of households in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Western Montana. Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) conducted analyses of the survey results for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to obtain a better understanding of consumer attitudes and behaviors and to facilitate conservation program planning, design, and marketing.

Bailey, B.M.; Hattrup, M.P.; Nordi, R.T.; Shankle, S.A.; Ivey, D.L.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Pacific Northwest residential energy survey. Volume 3. Question-by-question results  

SciTech Connect

Tabulations are presented of responses to approximately 105 questions. Results are tabulated by 9 geographic regions: the four states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington; four climate zones in the region; and a weighted Pacific Northwest total. A description of the tabulated data is given in the Introduction. Tabulated data deal with questions on dwelling characteristics; heating and air-conditioning systems; water heating; appliances; demographic and swelling characteristics; and insulation.

None

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Northwest Geothermal Corp. 's (NGC) plan of exploration, Mt. Hood Area, Clackamas County, Oregon  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Area Geothermal Supervisor (AGS) received a Plan of Operations (POO) from Northwest Geothermal Corporation (NGC) on 2/12/80. In the POO, NGC proposed two operations: testing and abandoning an existing 1219 meter (m) geothermal temperature gradient hole, designated as OMF No. 1, and drilling and testing a new 1524 m geothermal exploratory hole, to be designated as OMF No. 7A. The POO was amended on 5/6/80, to provide for the use of an imp

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1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Three Late Summer/Early Autumn Cases of Tropical–Extratropical Interactions Causing Precipitation in Northwest Africa  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In contrast to the winter rain-dominated region along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts in northwest Africa, the semiarid to arid southern foothills of the Atlas Mountains receive significant contributions to their annual rainfall amounts ...

Peter Knippertz; Andreas H. Fink; Andreas Reiner; Peter Speth

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Pacific Northwest Climate Sensitivity Simulated by a Regional Climate Model Driven by a GCM. Part I: Control Simulations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A model nesting approach has been used to simulate the regional climate over the Pacific Northwest. The present-day global climatology is first simulated using the NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM3) driven by observed sea surface temperature and ...

L. R. Leung; S. J. Ghan

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

External Assurance Letter from Sustainable Business Consulting Sustainable Business Consulting evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to  

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evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to establish specific suggestions for improvement. We found that PNNL meets the guidelines and reported the information representation of information concerning boundary setting, quality, report content, and material indicators. PNNL

308

External Assurance Letter from Sustainable Business Consulting Sustainable Business Consulting evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to  

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evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to establish specific suggestions for improvement. We found that PNNL satisfactorily meets the guidelines and reported representation of information concerning report content, quality, boundary setting and material indicators. PNNL

309

Are Anthropogenic Aerosols Responsible for the Northwest Australia Summer Rainfall Increase? A CMIP3 Perspective and Implications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Severe rainfall deficiencies have plagued southern and eastern Australian regions over the past decades, where the long-term rainfall is projected to decrease. By contrast, there has been an increase over northwest Australia (NWA) in austral ...

Wenju Cai; Tim Cowan; Arnold Sullivan; Joachim Ribbe; Ge Shi

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Marketing energy conservation options to Northwest manufactured home buyers. Revision 1  

SciTech Connect

Manufactured, or HUD-Code, homes comprise a growing share of the housing stock in the Northwest, as well as nationally. Their relatively low cost has made them especially attractive to lower income families, first-time home-buyers, and retired persons. The characteristics of manufactured home (MH) buyers, the unique energy consumption characteristics of the homes, and their increasing market share make this market an especially critical one for energy consumption and conservation planning in the Northwest. This study relies on extensive, existing survey data and new analyses to develop information that can potentially assist the design of a marketing plan to achieve energy conservation in new manufactured homes. This study has the objective of assisting BPA in the development of a regional approach in which numerous organizations and parties would participate to achieve conservation in new manufactured homes. A previous survey and information collected for this study from regional dealers and manufacturers provide an indication of the energy conservation options being sold to manufactured home buyers in the PNW. Manufacturers in the Northwest appear to sell homes that usually exceed the HUD thermal requirements. Manufacturers typically offer efficiency improvements in packages that include fixed improvements in insulation levels, glazing, and infiltration control. Wholesale costs of these packages range from about $100 to $1500. Typical packages include significant upgrades in floor insulation values with modest upgrades in ceilings and walls. This study identifies trends and impacts that a marketing plan should consider to adequately address the financial concerns of manufactured home buyers.

Hendrickson, P.L.; Mohler, B.L.; Taylor, Z.T.; Lee, A.D.; Onisko, S.A.

1985-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Behavioral ecology of bald eagles along the northwest coast: a landscape perspective. [Haliaeetus leucocephalus  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Much of the range of the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has been subjected to anthropogenic disturbance of greater magnitude than the natural regimes of pre-European settlement times. Consequently, many eagle populations are depauperate. Eagle populations are large and stable, however, along the relatively pristine Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. This study examines: (1) the behavior and ecology of bald eagles along the northwest coast; and (2) the effects of environmental disturbance and resource dynamics on the ecology and evolution of eagles. The ephemeral nature of food supplies along the northwest coast apparently results in eagles being limited primarily by food stress. The foraging behavior of eagles was analyzed using evolutionary game theory as a theoretical construct. Productivity was found to be variable and generally declining in southeast Alaska. Eagles maximized energy input for survival by feeding opportunistically, making broad-scale movements to find food patches, locating food within a patch by searching for prey or for conspecifics with prey, assessing prey profitability, acquiring food by hunting and stealing, and by defending food through threat displays or fighting. Eagles obtain food for reproduction by defending feeding territories and by storing food in their nests. These strategies and adaptations translate up scale and influence characteristics of the regional population. 34 figs., 21 tabs.

Hansen, A.J.; Dyer, M.I.; Shugart, H.H.; Boeker, E.L.

1986-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Regional Field Verification - Operational Results from Four Small Wind Turbines in the Pacific Northwest  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of the Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (DOE/NREL) Regional Field Verification (RFV) project is to support industry needs for gaining initial field operation experience with small wind turbines and to verify the performance, reliability, maintainability, and cost of small wind turbines in diverse applications. In addition, RFV aims to help expand opportunities for wind energy in new regions of the United States by tailoring projects to meet unique regional requirements, and document and communicate the experience from these projects for the benefit of others in the wind power development community and rural utilities. Under RFV, Bergey Excel S (10kW) wind turbines were installed at sites in the Pacific Northwest as part of Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development's (NWSEED) Our Wind Cooperative. Each installation was instrumented with data acquisition systems to collect a minimum of two years of operating data. The four turbines highlighted in this paper were installed between 2003 and 2004. At least two years of operational data have been collected from each of these sites by Northwest SEED. This paper describes DOE/NREL's RFV project and summarizes operational data from these sites.

Sinclair, K.; Raker, J.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Initial Northwest Power Act Power Sales Contracts : Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume 2, Appendices A--L.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report consists of appendices A-L of the final environmental impact statement for the Bonneville Power Administration. The appendices provide information on the following: Ninth circuit Court opinion in Forelaws on Board v. Johnson; guide to Northwest Power act contracts; guide to hydro operations; glossary; affected environment supporting documentation; environmental impacts of generic resource types; information on models used; technical information on analysis; public involvement activities; bibliography; Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act; and biological assessment. (CBS)

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Inventory of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

SciTech Connect

The Carbon Management Strategic Initiative (CMSI) is a lab-wide initiative to position the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) as a leader in science, technology and policy analysis required to understand, mitigate and adapt to global climate change as a nation. As part of an effort to walk the talk in the field of carbon management, PNNL conducted its first carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions inventory for the 2007 calendar year. The goal of this preliminary inventory is to provide PNNL staff and management with a sense for the relative impact different activities at PNNL have on the lab’s total carbon footprint.

Judd, Kathleen S.; Kora, Angela R.; Shankle, Steve A.; Fowler, Kimberly M.

2009-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

315

PURPA Resource Development in the Pacific Northwest : Case Studies of Ten Electricity Generating Powerplants.  

SciTech Connect

The case studies in this document describe the Public Utilities, Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) development process for a variety of generating technologies. Developer interactions with regulatory agencies and power purchasers are described in some detail. Equipment, installation, and maintenance costs are identified; power marketing considerations are taken into account; and potential environmental impacts, with corresponding mitigation approaches and practices are summarized. The project development case studies were prepared by the energy agencies of the four Northwest states, under contract to the Bonneville Power Administration.

Washington State Energy Office.

1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

SOLAR RESOURCE GIS DATA BASE FOR THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST USING SATELLITE DATA  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A five year solar radiation database derived from satellite cloud cover and auxiliary data has been created for the Pacific Northwest. The database provides hourly global, beam, and diffuse irradiance values from 1998 through 2002 from longitude -110.05{sup o} to -125.05{sup o} and north latitude 42.05{sup o} to 49.05{sup o} on a 0.1{sup o} grid. This final report describes how the database was created, the characteristics of the database, the software tool developed to facilitate the use of the database, and dissemination of the database.

Frank Vignola; Richard Perez

2004-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

317

Strategic Energy Management Plan: General Services Administration, Region 10, Northwest/Arctic Region  

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the mission of the General Services the mission of the General Services Administration is to help federal agencies better serve the public by offering, at best value, superior workplaces and expert solutions, acquisition services, and management policies. our vision as staff of GSA's Northwest/Arctic Region is to serve as strategic real estate advisors who provide superior, sustainable workspace solutions that exceed customer expectations, enhance worker productivity, and reflect our understanding of client needs while providing environmental leadership within the communities we serve. our core values are "SAIL ON" which stands for Support, Accountability, Integrity, Loyalty and trust, Ownership/commitment, and Nurture a fun workplace. i table of contents

318

Interactions between fuel choice and energy-efficiency in new homes in the Pacific Northwest  

SciTech Connect

In recent years the Bonneville Power Administration has instituted programs to prompt the implementation of the residential Model Conservation Standards (MCS) issued by the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) in 1983. These standards provide alternative methods for designing and constructing homes to cost effectively reduce residential energy consumption. Authority exists to apply them only to new, electrically heated homes. Because they apply to electrically heated homes, concerns have arisen about how the standards might affect buyers' decisions to purchase a new home, in particular, their choice of a heating fuel. Early data suggested that electricity started losing market share in Tacoma about when the MCS went into effect in 1984, and recent data have shown that about half of electricity's share of the new home market has shifted to natural gas. This decline in electric heating was consistent with concerns about the possible detrimental effect of the cost of MCS on sales of electrically heated homes. A desire to understand the causes of the perceived decline in electricity's market share was part of the impetus for this study. Multiple techniques and data sources are used in this study to examine the relationship between residential energy-efficiency and fuel choice in the major metropolitan areas in Washington: Spokane, Clark, Pierce, and King Counties. Recent regional surveys have shown that electricity is the predominant space heating fuel in the Pacific Northwest, but it appears to be losing its dominance in some markets such as Tacoma.

Lee, A.D.; Englin, J.E.; Bruneau, C.L.

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program : Five Year Report, 1985-1990.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This five-year report describes activities of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program between 1985 and 1990. Begun in 1979, this Regional Bioenergy Program became the model for the nation's four other regional bioenergy programs in 1983. Within the time span of this report, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program has undertaken a number of applied research and technology projects, and supported and guided the work of its five participating state energy programs. During this period, the Regional Bioenergy Program has brought together public- and private-sector organizations to promote the use of local biomass and municipal-waste energy resources and technologies. This report claims information on the mission, goals and accomplishments of the Regional Bioenergy Program. It describes the biomass projects conducted by the individual states of the region, and summarizes the results of the programs technical studies. Publications from both the state and regional projects are listed. The report goes on to consider future efforts of the Regional Bioenergy Program under its challenging assignment. Research activities include: forest residue estimates; Landsat biomass mapping; woody biomass plantations; industrial wood-fuel market; residential space heating with wood; materials recovery of residues; co-firing wood chips with coal; biomass fuel characterization; wood-boosted geothermal power plants; wood gasification; municipal solid wastes to energy; woodstove study; slash burning; forest depletion; and technology transfer. 9 figs., 6 tabs.

Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bioenergy Program (U.S.)

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Implementing PURPA : Renewable Resource Development in the Pacific Northwest : Executive Summary.  

SciTech Connect

The Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) of 1979 requires that electrical utilities interconnect with qualifying facilities (QFs) and purchase electricity at a rate based upon their full avoided cost of providing both capacity and energy. Facilities that qualify for PURPA benefits include solar or geothermal electric units, hydropower, municipal solid waste or biomass-fired power plants, and cogeneration projects that satisfy maximum size, fuel use, ownership, location, and/or efficiency criteria. The mandate of PURPA, coupled with the electrical energy deficits projected to occur in the Pacific Northwest by the mid 1980s, led to resurgence of interest in the development of small, decentralized, non-utility owned and operated generating stations. A variety of would-be developers conducted feasibility studies and initiated environmental permitting and power marketing discussions with appropriate authorities. While many proposed PURPA projects fill by the wayside, others were successfully brought on-line. A variety of public and private sector developers, including cities, counties, irrigation districts, utilities, ranchers, timber companies, and food processing plants, successfully negotiated PURPA-based, or share-the-savings'' power purchase contracts. Other developers run their meter backwards'' or provide energy to their local utilities at the same rate that would otherwise be paid to Bonneville. This document provides a summary resource development of these renewable projects in the Pacific Northwest.

Washington State Energy Office.

1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Interactions between fuel choice and energy-efficiency in new homes in the Pacific Northwest  

SciTech Connect

In recent years the Bonneville Power Administration has instituted programs to prompt the implementation of the residential Model Conservation Standards (MCS) issued by the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) in 1983. These standards provide alternative methods for designing and constructing homes to cost effectively reduce residential energy consumption. Authority exists to apply them only to new, electrically heated homes. Because they apply to electrically heated homes, concerns have arisen about how the standards might affect buyers' decisions to purchase a new home, in particular, their choice of a heating fuel. Early data suggested that electricity started losing market share in Tacoma about when the MCS went into effect in 1984, and recent data have shown that about half of electricity's share of the new home market has shifted to natural gas. This decline in electric heating was consistent with concerns about the possible detrimental effect of the cost of MCS on sales of electrically heated homes. A desire to understand the causes of the perceived decline in electricity's market share was part of the impetus for this study. Multiple techniques and data sources are used in this study to examine the relationship between residential energy-efficiency and fuel choice in the major metropolitan areas in Washington: Spokane, Clark, Pierce, and King Counties. Recent regional surveys have shown that electricity is the predominant space heating fuel in the Pacific Northwest, but it appears to be losing its dominance in some markets such as Tacoma.

Lee, A.D.; Englin, J.E.; Bruneau, C.L.

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Facility Radionuclide Emissions Units and Sampling Systems  

SciTech Connect

Battelle-Pacific Northwest Division operates numerous research and development (R and D) laboratories in Richland, WA, including those associated with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Hanford Site and PNNL Site that have the potential for radionuclide air emissions. The National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP 40 CFR 61, Subparts H and I) requires an assessment of all emission units that have the potential for radionuclide air emissions. Potential emissions are assessed annually by PNNL staff members. Sampling, monitoring, and other regulatory compliance requirements are designated based upon the potential-to-emit dose criteria found in the regulations. The purpose of this document is to describe the facility radionuclide air emission sampling program and provide current and historical facility emission unit system performance, operation, and design information. For sampled systems, a description of the buildings, exhaust units, control technologies, and sample extraction details is provided for each registered emission unit. Additionally, applicable stack sampler configuration drawings, figures, and photographs are provided. Deregistered emission unit details are provided as necessary for up to 5 years post closure.

Barnett, J. M.; Brown, Jason H.; Walker, Brian A.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory National Environmental Policy Act Compliance Program -- FY 2010 Annual Report  

SciTech Connect

During fiscal year (FY) 2010, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Environmental Protection and Regulatory Programs Division (before March 1, 2011 known as the Environmental Management Services Department) staff performed a number of activities as part of PNNL’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance program. These activities helped to verify U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) and Richland Operations Office (RL) compliance with NEPA requirements and streamline the NEPA process for federal activities conducted at PNNL. Self-assessments were performed to address NEPA compliance and cultural and biological resource protection. The NEPA self-assessments focused on implementation within the PNNL Energy and Environment Directorate and routine maintenance activities conducted during the previous calendar year. The cultural and biological resource self-assessments were conducted in accordance with the PNSO Cultural and Biological Resources Management Plan, which specifies annual monitoring of important resources to assess and document the status of the resources and the associated protective mechanisms in place to protect sensitive resources.

Weeks, Regan S.

2011-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

324

Implementing PURPA : Renewable Resource Development in the Pacific Northwest : Executive Summary.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) of 1979 requires that electrical utilities interconnect with qualifying facilities (QFs) and purchase electricity at a rate based upon their full avoided cost of providing both capacity and energy. Facilities that qualify for PURPA benefits include solar or geothermal electric units, hydropower, municipal solid waste or biomass-fired power plants, and cogeneration projects that satisfy maximum size, fuel use, ownership, location, and/or efficiency criteria. The mandate of PURPA, coupled with the electrical energy deficits projected to occur in the Pacific Northwest by the mid 1980s, led to resurgence of interest in the development of small, decentralized, non-utility owned and operated generating stations. A variety of would-be developers conducted feasibility studies and initiated environmental permitting and power marketing discussions with appropriate authorities. While many proposed PURPA projects fill by the wayside, others were successfully brought on-line. A variety of public and private sector developers, including cities, counties, irrigation districts, utilities, ranchers, timber companies, and food processing plants, successfully negotiated PURPA-based, or share-the-savings'' power purchase contracts. Other developers run their meter backwards'' or provide energy to their local utilities at the same rate that would otherwise be paid to Bonneville. This document provides a summary resource development of these renewable projects in the Pacific Northwest.

Washington State Energy Office.

1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

BPA/Puget Power Northwest Washington Transmission Project : Summary of the Supplemental Draft Environmental Statement.  

SciTech Connect

BPA and Puget Sound Power and Light (Puget Power) are proposing to upgrade the existing electric transmission power system in the Whatcom and Skagit County area of northwest Washington to increase the capacity of the US-Canada Intertie transmission system. The project would satisfy the need to provide more ability to store and return energy with Canada, would provide additional capacity on the Intertie for anticipated increases in power transactions, and would increase flexibility in operation of the US and Canadian hydroelectric system. It would protect Puget Power`s local system against thermal overloads, and improve local reliability. In November 1993, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and Whatcom County (Washington) published a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed Northwest Washington Transmission Project. In order to present some shifts in need for the project and to permit additional review, BPA and Whatcom County have elected to issue a Supplemental Draft EIS. This Summary presents background material, explains project needs and purposes, and then focuses on alternatives and the possible effects.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program : Five Year Report, 1985-1990.  

SciTech Connect

This five-year report describes activities of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program between 1985 and 1990. Begun in 1979, this Regional Bioenergy Program became the model for the nation's four other regional bioenergy programs in 1983. Within the time span of this report, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program has undertaken a number of applied research and technology projects, and supported and guided the work of its five participating state energy programs. During this period, the Regional Bioenergy Program has brought together public- and private-sector organizations to promote the use of local biomass and municipal-waste energy resources and technologies. This report claims information on the mission, goals and accomplishments of the Regional Bioenergy Program. It describes the biomass projects conducted by the individual states of the region, and summarizes the results of the programs technical studies. Publications from both the state and regional projects are listed. The report goes on to consider future efforts of the Regional Bioenergy Program under its challenging assignment. Research activities include: forest residue estimates; Landsat biomass mapping; woody biomass plantations; industrial wood-fuel market; residential space heating with wood; materials recovery of residues; co-firing wood chips with coal; biomass fuel characterization; wood-boosted geothermal power plants; wood gasification; municipal solid wastes to energy; woodstove study; slash burning; forest depletion; and technology transfer. 9 figs., 6 tabs.

Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bioenergy Program (U.S.)

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

SlTEWlDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR MlCROBIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROJEers. PACIFIC NORTHWEST SITE  

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

SlTEWlDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR MlCROBIOLOGICAL AND SlTEWlDE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION FOR MlCROBIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROJEers. PACIFIC NORTHWEST SITE OFFICE, RICHLAND, WASHINGTON Proposed Aetion: The U.S. Department ofBnergy (DOE) Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) proposes to conduct microbiological, biomedical, and diagnostic research projects. LoeatiOD of AetlOD: The proposed action would occur on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site and in and near PNNL facilities. Deseription of the Proposed Action: DOE proposes to conduct microbiological and biomedical projects to S1;IPport the following general research areas: * molecular .. level understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that underlie environmental remediation, biomolecular systems, waste processing and

328

SFCD Environmental Assessment for Future Development on the South Federal Campus, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington  

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

Draft Environmental Assessment Environmental Assessment for Future Development on the South Federal Campus, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest Site Office Richland, Washington 99352 May 2013 DOE/EA-1958 U.S. Department of Energy DRAFT This page intentionally left blank. Environmental Assessment May 2013 DOE/EA-1958 U.S. Department of Energy DRAFT Summary The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is a multi-program U.S. Department of Energy- Office of Science (DOE-SC) national laboratory conducting research to meet DOE strategic objectives. To enable continued research support, DOE-SC is proposing to construct new facilities and infrastructure

329

SFCD Environmental Assessment for Future Development on the South Federal Campus, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington  

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

Environmental Assessment Environmental Assessment for Future Development in Proximity to the William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest Site Office Richland, Washington 99352 July 2013 U.S. Department of Energy DOE/EA-1958 This page intentionally left blank. Environmental Assessment July 2013 U.S. Department of Energy DOE/EA-1958 Summary The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is a multi-program U.S. Department of Energy- Office of Science (DOE-SC) national laboratory conducting research to meet DOE strategic objectives. To enable continued research support, DOE-SC is proposing to construct new facilities and infrastructure

330

NorthwestAuthors Comment on the Council Charged with bringing new order to Columbia River management, the Council has generally drawn praise for its  

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constructed two other nuclear plants (WNP 1 and 3) in Washington state. The Hanford N-reactor turbine Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River, 1995, Page 103. The Northwest Power Act, in theory, spelled-fired and nuclear plants to meet growth throughout the Pacific Northwest. Utilities believed the development

331

Economic costs of conventional surface-water treatment: A case study of the Mcallen northwest facility  

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Conventional water treatment facilities are the norm for producing potable water for U.S. metropolitan areas. Rapidly-growing urban populations, competing demands for water, imperfect water markets, and uncertainty of future water supplies contribute to high interests in alternative sources of potable water for many U.S. municipalities. In situations where multiple supply alternatives exist, properly analyzing which alternative is the most-economically efficient over the course of its useful life requires a sound economic and financial analysis of each alternative using consistent methodology. This thesis discusses such methodology and provides an assessment of the life-cycle costs of conventional water treatment using actual data from an operating surface-water treatment facility located in McAllen, Texas: the McAllen Northwest facility. This facility has a maximum-designed operating capacity of 8.25 million gallons per day (mgd), but due to required shutdown time and other limitations, it is currently operating at 78% of the designed capacity (6.44 mgd). The economic and financial life-cycle costs associated with constructing and operating the McAllen Northwest facility are analyzed using a newly-developed Excel 2 spreadsheet model, CITY H O ECONOMICS . Although specific results are applicable only to the McAllen Northwest facility, the baseline results of $771.67/acre-foot (acft)/ yr {$2.37/1,000 gallons/yr} for this analysis provide insight regarding the life-cycle costs for conventional surface-water treatment. The baseline results are deterministic (i.e., noninclusive of risk/uncertainty about datainput values), but are expanded to include sensitivity analyses with respect to several critical factors including the facility’s useful life, water rights costs, initial construction costs, and annual operations and maintenance, chemical, and energy costs. For example, alternative costs for water rights associated with sourcing water for conventional treatment facilities are considered relative to the assumed baseline cost of $2,300/ac-ft, with results ranging from a low of $653.34/ac-ft/yr (when water rights are $2,000/ac-ft) to a high of $1,061.83/ac-ft/yr (when water rights are $2,600/ac-ft). Furthermore, modifications to key data-input parameters and results are included for a more consistent basis of comparison to enable comparisons across facilities and/or technologies. The modified results, which are considered appropriate to compare to other similarly calculated values, are $667.74/ac-ft/yr {2.05/1,000 gallons/yr}.

Rogers, Callie Sue

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fishery Resources Theodore R. Merrell, Jr. Northwest Fisheries Center, Auke Bay Fisheries  

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Fishery Resources Theodore R. Merrell, Jr. Fishery Resources Theodore R. Merrell, Jr. Northwest Fisheries Center, Auke Bay Fisheries of the ~ a b o r a t o r y , National ~ a r i n e Fisheries Sewice, National Ocear~ic and Atmospl~eric Administration, Vestern Aleutians Auke Bay, Alaska Tlte fishery resources in the zuestent Aleutian Islnnds are diverse, nbtrnrlant, nrid heavily exploited, primarily by Japanese nnd Soviet fishermen. Seven groups make u p the bulk of the crcrrent catch: snlmo~t (sockeye, chum, and pink), king crabs, Pacific hnlibut, Pncific ocean perch, sablefish, wnlleye pollock, mid Pacific cod. Three species of whales (syenn, fin, and sei) are also caplared. Tlre marine enuironmerrt is highly prodirctiue and is relaliuely trn- nffecterl by ,,ton's activities otlter f h a i ~ fishing. Prospects for co,ttinaed or espanded fishery ltnruesls

333

FY2000 Annual Self-Evaluation Report for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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This self-evaluation report offers a summary of results from FY2000 actions to achieve Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's strategy and provides an analysis of the state of their self-assessment process. The result of their integrated planning and assessment process identifies Laboratory strengths and opportunities for improvement. Critical elements of that process are included in this report; namely, a high-level summary of external oversight activities, progress against Operations Improvement Initiatives, and a summary of Laboratory strengths and areas for improvement developed by management from across the laboratory. Some key areas targeted for improvement in FY2001 are: systems approach to resource management; information protection; integrated safety management flow-down to the benchtop; cost management; integrated assessment; Price Anderson Amendments Act (PAAA) Program; and travel risk mitigation.

RR Labarge

2000-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest GridWise™ Testbed Demonstration Projects; Part I. Olympic Peninsula Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the implementation and results of a field demonstration wherein residential electric water heaters and thermostats, commercial building space conditioning, municipal water pump loads, and several distributed generators were coordinated to manage constrained feeder electrical distribution through the two-way communication of load status and electric price signals. The field demonstration took place in Washington and Oregon and was paid for by the U.S. Department of Energy and several northwest utilities. Price is found to be an effective control signal for managing transmission or distribution congestion. Real-time signals at 5-minute intervals are shown to shift controlled load in time. The behaviors of customers and their responses under fixed, time-of-use, and real-time price contracts are compared. Peak loads are effectively reduced on the experimental feeder. A novel application of portfolio theory is applied to the selection of an optimal mix of customer contract types.

Hammerstrom, Donald J.; Ambrosio, Ron; Carlon, Teresa A.; DeSteese, John G.; Horst, Gale R.; Kajfasz, Robert; Kiesling, Laura L.; Michie, Preston; Pratt, Robert G.; Yao, Mark; Brous, Jerry; Chassin, David P.; Guttromson, Ross T.; Jarvegren, Olof M.; Katipamula, Srinivas; Le, N. T.; Oliver, Terry V.; Thompson, Sandra E.

2008-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Small-scale hydroelectric power in the Pacific Northwest: new impetus for an old energy source  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Energy supply is one of the most important issues facing Northwestern legislators today. To meet the challenge, state legislatures must address the development of alternative energy sources. The Small-Scale Hydroelectric Power Policy Project of the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) was designed to assist state legislators in looking at the benefits of one alternative, small-scale hydro. Because of the need for state legislative support in the development of small-scale hydroelectric, NCSL, as part of its contract with the Department of Energy, conducted the following conference on small-scale hydro in the Pacific Northwest. The conference was designed to identify state obstacles to development and to explore options for change available to policymakers. A summary of the conference proceedings is presented.

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1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Pacific Northwest Laboratory's Lighting Technology Screening Matrix: Let there be energy-efficient light  

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory has developed the Lighting Technology Screen Matrix (LTSM), a software tool to evaluate alternative lighting retrofit technologies according to life-cycle cost. The LTSM can be used to evaluate retrofits for most configurations of fluorescent, incandescent, high-intensity discharge, and exit lighting systems for any level of operation, electricity price, discount rate, and utility rebate. The tool was developed in support of the Federal Relighting Initiative as part of the US Department of Energy's Office of Federal Energy Management Program (DOE/FEMP) to assist federal government facilities in their efforts to comply with federal energy regulations. This article describes the LTSM and demonstrates its application in case studies at federal installations.

Stucky, D.; Shankle, S.; Schultz, R.; Richman, E.; Dirks, J. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States))

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Low Head/Low Power Hydropower Resource Assessment of the Pacific Northwest Hydrologic Region  

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An analytical assessment of the hydropower potential of the Pacific Northwest Hydrologic Region was performed using state-of-the-art digital elevation models and geographic information system tools. The principal focus of the study was the amount of low head (less than 30 ft)/low power (less than 1 MW) potential in the region and the fractions of this potential that corresponded to the operating envelopes of three classes of hydropower technologies: conventional turbines, unconventional systems, and microhydro (less than 100 kW) technologies. To obtain these estimates, the hydropower potential of all the stream segments in the region, which averaged 2 miles in length, were calculated. These calculations were performed using hydrography and hydraulic heads that were obtained from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Elevation Derivatives for National Applications dataset and stream flow predictions from a regression equation developed specifically for the region. Stream segments excluded from development and developed hydropower in the

Power Hydropower; Douglas G. Hall; Gregory R. Carroll; Shane J. Cherry; Y D. Lee; Garold L. Sommers

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), in collaboration with government agencies and industries, is actively engaged in the development, testing, and characterization of high efficiency, low cost modular solid oxide fuel cell power generation systems for stationary, automotive and military applications. Advanced SOFC systems are being developed which will offer ease of operation on a variety of gaseous liquid hydrocarbon and coal-derived fuels as well as "zero emissions" capability. SOFC R&D activities at PNNL continue in the areas of cell component materials, electrochemistry, cell design and modeling, high temperature corrosion, and fuel processing. Specific activities include development of optimized materials and cost effective fabrication techniques for high power density anode-supported cells operating at temperatures below 800 degrees C, characterization of processes responsible for high electrical performance and long term performance degradation, optimization and cell and stack designs using computational engineering models, and hydrocarbon fuel processing using micro technology.

Stevenson, Jeffry W.; Baskaran, Suresh; Chick, Lawrence A.; Chou, Y. S.; Deibler, John E.; Khaleel, Mohammad A.; Marina, Olga A.; Meinhardt, Kerry D.; Paxton, Dean M.; Pederson, Larry R.; Recknagle, Kurtis P.; Simner, Steve P.; Sprenkle, Vince L.; Weil, K. Scott; Yang, Z Gary; Singh, Prabhakar; McVay, Gary L.

2003-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

339

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1990 to the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health  

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Part 5 of the 1990 Annual Report to the US Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Environmental Guidance, the Office of Environmental Compliance, the Office of Environmental Audit, the Office of National Environmental Policy Act Project Assistance, the Office of Nuclear Safety, the Office of Safety Compliance, and the Office of Policy and Standards. For each project, as identified by the Field Work Proposal, there is an article describing progress made during fiscal year 1990. Authors of these articles represent a broad spectrum of capabilities derived from five of the seven technical centers of the Laboratory, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the work.

Faust, L.G.; Moraski, R.V.; Selby, J.M.

1991-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Space heating systems in the Northwest: energy usage and cost analysis  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The question of energy usage and cost of providing space heat in the Northwest is discussed. Though space heating needs represents only 18% of the U.S.'s total energy consumption, it nevertheless appears to offer the greatest potential for conservation and near term applications of alternate energy sources. Efficiency and economic feasibility factors are considered in providing for space heating demands. These criteria are presented to establish energy usage, cost effectiveness and beneficial conservation practices for space heating of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Four Northwestern cities have been chosen whose wide range of climate conditions are used to formulate the seasonal fuel and capital cost and hence the annual heating cost covering a broad spectrum of heating applications, both the traditional methods, the newer alternate forms of energy, and various methods to achieve more efficient utilization of all types.

Keller, J.G.; Kunze, J.F.

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Raciometry W. J:. Shaw and C. D. Whiteman Pacific Northwest Laboratory(a)  

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W. J:. Shaw and C. D. Whiteman W. J:. Shaw and C. D. Whiteman Pacific Northwest Laboratory(a) Richland, WA 99352 Field measurements to evaluate the parameterizations used in this model were carried out in May 1992 under clear skies using short- and long-wave radiometers mounted on a computer-driven platform. The platform repeatedly stepped through 360 degrees of azimuth and 20 degrees of elevation about the horizontal over a 24-h period. Radiosondes were released to account for the dependence of downwelling long-wave radiance on atmospheric water vapor. These observations compare satisfactorily with model integrations. Using the parameterized radiances and Gaussian tipping in one dimension, we have shown tnat the balloon-borne radiometer platform will work satisfactorily if oscillations about level are on the order of a degree or

342

Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Proposed Action Title: (0471-1554) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -  

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

partme t nerg partme t nerg Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Proposed Action Title: (0471-1554) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Reversible Metal Hydride Thermal Storage for High Temeprative Power Generation Systems Program or Field Office: Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy LocationCs) CCity/County/State): Utah and Washington Proposed Action Description: Funding will support development of a novel, metal hydride-based thermal energy storage (TES) system for use with concentrated solar power or nuclear power generating systems. Proposed work consists of indoor laboratory-based research and development, including (1) materials synthesis, characterization, and testing to develop and optimize reversible metal hydride materials, (2) design and fabrication of a bench-scale 3kWh prototype TES unit, and (3) testing,

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Space heating systems in the Northwest: energy usage and cost analysis  

SciTech Connect

The question of energy usage and cost of providing space heat in the Northwest is discussed. Though space heating needs represents only 18% of the U.S.'s total energy consumption, it nevertheless appears to offer the greatest potential for conservation and near term applications of alternate energy sources. Efficiency and economic feasibility factors are considered in providing for space heating demands. These criteria are presented to establish energy usage, cost effectiveness and beneficial conservation practices for space heating of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Four Northwestern cities have been chosen whose wide range of climate conditions are used to formulate the seasonal fuel and capital cost and hence the annual heating cost covering a broad spectrum of heating applications, both the traditional methods, the newer alternate forms of energy, and various methods to achieve more efficient utilization of all types.

Keller, J.G.; Kunze, J.F.

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Northwest Power and Conservation Council Striking a Balance Between Energy and the Environment in the Columbia River Basin  

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Northwest Power and Conservation Council Striking a Balance Between Energy and the Environment in July 2010, examines the effect of 13 dams on Willamette tributaries, plus 42 miles of bank upriver on the Middle Fork Willamette River, the land on the right bank is the Wildish property, where

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Analysing the forcing mechanisms for net primary productivity changes in the Heihe River Basin, north-west China  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most of the inland river basins in north-west China have experienced ecosystem degradation and even desertification in the last few decades. As a case study, we estimated the net primary productivity (NPP) of the Heihe river basin and analysed its difference ...

L. Lu; X. Li; F. Veroustraete; E. Kang; J. Wang

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1993 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 4: Physical sciences  

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Part 4 of the Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual Report for 1993 to the DOE Office of Energy Research includes those programs funded under the title ``Physical and Technological Research.`` The Field Task Program Studies reported in this document are grouped by budget category. Attention is focused on the following subject areas: dosimetry research; and radiological and chemical physics.

Braby, L.A.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Seasonal Precipitation Forecasting with a 6–7 Month Lead Time in the Pacific Northwest Using an Information Theoretic Model  

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An entropy minimax analysis for the forecast of seasonal precipitation with a 6–7 month lead time was performed for two regions in the Pacific Northwest. A model for the forecast of winter precipitation in the Willamette Valley, Oregon was ...

R. A. Christensen; R. F. Eilbert

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Evaluation of MM5 and Eta-10 Precipitation Forecasts over the Pacific Northwest during the Cool Season  

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Precipitation forecasts from the Pennsylvania State University–National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesoscale Model (MM5) and NCEP’s 10-km resolution Eta Model (Eta-10) are verified over the Pacific Northwest in order to show the effects of ...

Brian A. Colle; Kenneth J. Westrick; Clifford F. Mass

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Technology assessment of solar energy systems: availability and impacts of woody biomass utilization in the Pacific Northwest  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The estimates of the biomass resource base in the Northwest are reviewed for comparison with scenarios used and a preliminary analysis of the issues involved in the collection and use of forest residues as an energy resource is presented. Four issues are reviewed that may serve to constrain the total amount of wood residues available for use as fuel. (MHR)

Hopp, W.J.; Chockie, A.D.; Allwine, K.J.

1981-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Integrated assessment of conservation opportunities in the irrigated agriculture sector of the Pacific Northwest Region  

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This report documents research to identify the potential energy savings and cost per kWh saved for implementing currently available energy conservation measures in the irrigated agriculture sector of the Pacific Northwest. A computer model that simulates the energy consumption process of irrigation systems and estimates the levelized costs of undertaking conservation investments is the primary analytical tool used in this research. Using engineering and economic input parameters for the various conservation measures that could potentially be implemented in irrigated agriculture, the Irrigation Sector Energy Planning (ISEP) model generates estimates of energy savings and cost per kWh saved for the measures. All parameters input to the ISEP model are based upon empirical field data. Results provided by the ISEP model indicate tht by the year 2003 a total of approximately 158.6 average MW of energy could potentially be saved in the Pacific Northwest irrigation sector on all sprinkler-irrigated acres. Approximately 130.4 average MW can be saved on acres currently by sprinkler, while an additional 28.2 average MW could be saved on new acres that are forecast to come under irrigation in the next 20 years. The largest share of the total savings (47%) is estimated to come from the use of low-pressure irrigation. Over 60% of the total potential savings 158.6 average MW is estimated to be available for a cost per kWh saved of 20 mills or less and over 75% could be achieved for a cost of 30 mills or less. Savings from low-pressure irrigation and the redesign of fittings and mainlines will normally cost less than 20 mills per kWh saved. Almost all of the savings that are estimated to cost more than 30 mills per kWh saved to obtain are savings from improved irrigation scheduling on irrigated acres that use surface water and have low average pumping lifts.

Harrer, B.J.; Lezberg, A.J.; Wilfert, G.L.

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Challenges of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Impacts to the U.S. Power System - PNNL-  

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

Regional Assessment of Energy Storage Systems Regional Assessment of Energy Storage Systems for the Northwest Power Pool Collaboration with the Bonneville Power Administration Michael Kintner-Meyer, Ph.D. . Contact: email: Michael.Kintner-Meyer@pnl.gov phone: 509.375.4306 Program Review Energy Storage Systems Program (ESS) Washington, DC November 2, 2010 Funded by the Energy Storage Systems Program of the U.S. Department Of Energy through Pacific Northwest National Laboratories Goal and Motivation to Collaborate with BPA Goal: Explore the following questions Explore how much energy storage does the nation need? What kind of storage? Where to place it? Motivation for collaboration with BPA BPA initiated analysis toward storage strategy PNNL needed detailed data What questions do we address? What are the likely balancing requirements for the NWPP in a 14.4 GW wind scenario

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StreamNet; Northwest Aquatic Information Network, 2003-2004 Annual Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

StreamNet is a cooperative data compilation, development, and distribution project involving the state, tribal and federal fish and wildlife agencies in the Columbia River basin. It is funded by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) through the Fish and Wildlife Program (FWP) of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NPCC), and is administered by the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC). The project is organized to perform three broad functions: Agency support: The project supports staff in the Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington state fish and wildlife agencies; the Columbia River Inter Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC); and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) who locate, obtain, quality check and format specific types of fish related data. They convert these data into a standard data exchange format (DEF) and submit them, with references, to the regional StreamNet office. Regional Support: The regional component of StreamNet at PSMFC administers the project, coordinates with the FWP and other regional entities, and disseminates data regionally. As data are received from cooperators they are again quality checked then imported into the StreamNet database. Access to the data is provided on-line via a tabular data query system and interactive map applications at www.streamnet.org. The web site also provides access to independent data sets from other projects, pre-sorted data sets useful for specific purposes (such as for a recent pesticide spraying ruling or subbasin assessments), and general fish information for education purposes. Reference Support: The StreamNet Library, located at CRITFC, maintains access to all reference documents supporting the data in the StreamNet database, and provides full library services for patrons interested in fish and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. The StreamNet Library also maintains probably the largest collection of agency gray literature related to fish and wildlife resources in the basin. The library participates in the Inter Library Loan program, and can exchange literature worldwide. This report summarizes StreamNet Project activities during fiscal year 2004 (FY-04). Detailed descriptions of accomplishments by individual objective and task are provided in the Project's quarterly progress reports, available on the reports and publications page of the StreamNet web site.

Schmidt, Bruce (Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Portland, OR); Roger, Phil (Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, Portland, OR); Butterfield, Bart (Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, ID)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

GAO-04-988R Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: Enhancements Needed to Strengthen Controls Over the Purchase Card Program  

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8R PNNL Purchase Card Controls 8R PNNL Purchase Card Controls United States Government Accountability Office Washington, DC 20548 August 6, 2004 Congressional Requesters Subject: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: Enhancements Needed to Strengthen Controls Over the Purchase Card Program The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) located in Richland, Washington, is a government-owned, contractor-operated Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory. The Battelle Memorial Institute manages the lab under a cost- reimbursable contract with DOE. Battelle is paid a management fee to operate the lab and is reimbursed for all allowable costs charged to the contract. During the fall of 2002, the Federal Bureau of Investigation began investigating two Los Alamos National Laboratory employees for alleged misuse of lab credit cards.

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2012 SG Peer Review - Recovery Act: Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project - Ron Melton, Battelle Memorial Institute  

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Overview Overview Ron Melton, Ph.D., Project Director Don Hammerstrom, Ph.D., Principal Investigator Battelle, Pacific Northwest Division Presented at DOE-OE Smart Grid R&D Peer Review June 8, 2012 PNWD-SA-9876 Pacific Northwest Demonstration Project What: * $178M, ARRA-funded, 5-year demonstration * 60,000 metered customers in 5 states Why: * Quantify costs and benefits * Develop communications protocol * Develop standards * Facilitate integration of wind and other renewables Who: Led by Battelle and partners including BPA, 11 utilities, 2 universities, and 5 vendors 2 Project Basics 3 Transactive Control Operational objectives Manage peak demand Facilitate renewable resources Address constrained resources Improve system reliability and efficiency Select economical

355

Field geology of the northwest quarter of the Broken Top 15' quadrangle, Deschutes County, Oregon  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The report is a compilation of geologic field observations and supporting laboratory data obtained during a study of the eastern slope of the High Cascade Range of Oregon, north of Broken Top volcano. General geologic relationships are summarized, then followed by lithologic descriptions, petrographic characteristics, and stratigraphic information, cross-indexed to tables of chemical analyses of pertinent rock units. The 7.5-minute N.W. Broken Top quadrange is bounded by 44/sup 0/07'30'' and 44/sup 0/15'00'' north latitude and by 121/sup 0/37'30'' and 121/sup 0/45'00'' west longitude, 6 km east of North and Middle Sister volcanoes and 35 km northwest of Bend. The quadrangle is covered by glacial till and calc-alkaline lavas, most of which originated on the adjacent slopes of the High Cascades. Basalt, basaltic andesite, andesite, and rhyodacite are represented in a variety of forms including lava flows, volcanic domes, cinder cones, and a welded ash-flow tuff.

Taylor, E.M.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Northwest Montana Wildlife Habitat Enhancement: Hungry Horse Elk Mitigation Project: Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Portions of two important elk (Cervus elaphus) winter ranges totalling 8749 acres were lost due to the construction of the Hungry Horse Dam hydroelectric facility. This habitat loss decreased the carrying capacity of the both the elk and the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus). In 1985, using funds from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) as authorized by the Northwest Power Act, the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) completed a wildlife mitigation plan for Hungry Horse Reservoir. This plan identified habitat enhancement of currently-occupied winter range as the most cost-efficient, easily implemented mitigation alternative available to address these large-scale losses of winter range. The Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, as amended in 1987, authorized BPA to fund winter range enhancement to meet an adjusted goal of 133 additional elk. A 28-month advance design phase of the BPA-funded project was initiated in September 1987. Primary goals of this phase of the project included detailed literature review, identification of enhancement areas, baseline (elk population and habitat) data collection, and preparation of 3-year and 10-year implementation plans. This document will serve as a site-specific habitat and population monitoring plan which outlines our recommendations for evaluating the results of enhancement efforts against mitigation goals. 25 refs., 13 figs., 7 tabs.

Casey, Daniel; Malta, Patrick

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Iodine-129 in forage and deer on the Hanford site and other Pacific Northwest locations  

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Samples of surface soil, litter, forage, and deer (rumen content, muscle, liver, and thyroid gland) were collected from Bend, Oregon; Centralia, Washington; Wenatchee, Washington; the Wooten Game Range near Dayton, Washington; and on or near the Hanford Site, Richland, Washington. The concentrations of /sup 129/I and /sup 127/I were determined using neturon activation techniques. The purpose of the study was to establish the current levels of /sup 129/I in the environs of the Hanford Site prior to the proposed restart of fuel reprocessing at the PUREX plant. The results of this study clearly demonstrated the longevity of /sup 129/I in the biosphere following gaseous release from a nuclear facility. Analyses of thyroid glands showed that deer living within 160 km (Wooten Game Range) of Hanford had elevated levels of /sup 129/I when compared to the more distant Pacific Northwest locations (Centralia, or Bend). Levels of /sup 129/I in deer thyroid from Bend, or Centralia, (15 fCi/g wet weight), were about five times higher than values reported for the central United States, while, Hanford samples were about 2,700 times higher. The average concentration of /sup 129/I in deer thyroids collected at Hanford in 1978 was similar to samples collected 14 years earlier. The concentrations of /sup 129/I in soil, litter, forage, and other deer samples generally decrease in the order: Hanford > Wooten > Wenatchee > Centralia approx. = Bend. This corresponds to an increase in distance from the Hanford Site.

Price, K.R.; Cadwell, L.L.; Schreckhise, R.G.; Brauer, F.P.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

The 1992 Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Survey : Phase 1 : Book 3 : Item-by-item Crosstabulations.  

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This book constitutes a portion of the primary documentation for the 1992 Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Survey, Phase I. The complete 33-volume set of primary documentation provides information needed by energy analysts and interpreters with respect to planning, execution, data collection, and data management of the PNWRES92-I process. Thirty of these volumes are devoted to different ``views`` of the data themselves, with each view having a special purpose or interest as its focus. Analyses and interpretations of these data will be the subjects of forthcoming publications. Conducted during the late summer and fall months of 1992, PNWRES92-I had the over-arching goal of satisfying basic requirements for a variety of information about the stock of residential units in Bonneville`s service region. Surveys with a similar goal were conducted in 1979 and 1983. This volume discerns the information by the particular Bonneville Area Office. ``Selected crosstabulations`` refers to a set of nine survey items of wide interest (Dwelling Type, Ownership Type, Year-of-Construction, Dwelling Size, Primary Space-Heating Fuel, Primary Water-Heating Fuel, Household Income for 1991, Utility Type, and Space-Heating Fuels: Systems and Equipment) that were crosstabulated among themselves.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration. End-Use Research Section; Applied Management & Planning Group (Firm)

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Radiological risk guidelines for nonreactor nuclear facilities at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Radiological risk evaluation guidelines for the public and workers have been developed at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) based upon the Nuclear Safety Policy of the US Department of Energy (DOE) established in Secretary of Energy Notice SEN-35-91 (DOE 1991). The DOE nuclear safety policy states that the general public be protected-such that no individual bears significant additional risk to health and safety from the operation of a DOE nuclear facility above the risks to which members of the general population are normally exposed. The radiological risk evaluation guidelines developed at PNL are unique in that they are (1) based upon quantitative risk goals and (2) provide a consistent level of risk management. These guidelines are used to evaluate the risk from radiological accidents that may occur during research and development activities at PNL. A safety analyst uses the frequency of the potential accident and the radiological dose to a given receptor to determine if the accident consequences meet the objectives of the Nuclear Safety Policy.

Lucas, D.E.; Ikenberry, T.A.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Pacific Northwest Laboratory FY 1993 Site Maintenance Plan for maintenance of DOE nonnuclear facilities  

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This Site Maintenance Plan has been developed for Pacific Northwest Laboratory's (PNL) Nonnuclear Facilities. It is based on requirements specified by US Department of Energy (DOE) Order 4330.4A, Chapter I, Change No. 4. The objective of this maintenance plan is to provide baseline information for compliance to the DOE Order 4330.4A, to identify needed improvements, and to document the planned maintenance budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 1993 and to estimate maintenance budgets for FY 1994 and FY 1995 for all PNL facilities. Using the results of the self-assessment, PNL has selected 12 of the 36 elements of the Maintenance Program defined by DOE Order 4330.4A, Chapter I, for improvement. The elements selected for improvement are: Facility Condition Inspections; Work Request (Order) System; Formal Job Planning and Estimating; Work Performance (Time) Standards; Priority System; Maintenance Procedures and Other Work-Related Documents; Scheduling System; Post Maintenance Testing; Backlog Work Control; Equipment Repair History and Vendor Information; Work Sampling; and Identification and Control. Based upon a graded approach and current funding, those elements considered most important have been selected as goals for earliest compliance. Commitment dates for these elements have been established for compliance. The remaining elements of noncompliance will be targeted for implementation during later budget periods.

Bright, J.D.

1992-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Pacific Northwest Laboratory FY 1993 Site Maintenance Plan for maintenance of DOE nonnuclear facilities  

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This Site Maintenance Plan has been developed for Pacific Northwest Laboratory`s (PNL) Nonnuclear Facilities. It is based on requirements specified by US Department of Energy (DOE) Order 4330.4A, Chapter I, Change No. 4. The objective of this maintenance plan is to provide baseline information for compliance to the DOE Order 4330.4A, to identify needed improvements, and to document the planned maintenance budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 1993 and to estimate maintenance budgets for FY 1994 and FY 1995 for all PNL facilities. Using the results of the self-assessment, PNL has selected 12 of the 36 elements of the Maintenance Program defined by DOE Order 4330.4A, Chapter I, for improvement. The elements selected for improvement are: Facility Condition Inspections; Work Request (Order) System; Formal Job Planning and Estimating; Work Performance (Time) Standards; Priority System; Maintenance Procedures and Other Work-Related Documents; Scheduling System; Post Maintenance Testing; Backlog Work Control; Equipment Repair History and Vendor Information; Work Sampling; and Identification and Control. Based upon a graded approach and current funding, those elements considered most important have been selected as goals for earliest compliance. Commitment dates for these elements have been established for compliance. The remaining elements of noncompliance will be targeted for implementation during later budget periods.

Bright, J.D.

1992-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

362

Secondary porosity in immature Late Cretaceous and Tertiary sandstones, northeast Alaska and northwest Canada  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Petrographic and scanning electron microscope analysis of Upper Cretaceous to lower Eocene sandstone from outcrops west of the Mackenzie delta and in the central Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) reveals secondary porosity. Recognizing this secondary porosity is important for oil and gas exploration because early diagenesis has eliminated most primary porosity in these immature litharenites. The litharenites are dominated by grains of quartz, cherty argillite, chert, volcanic rock fragments, variable amounts of feldspar, and minor amounts of metamorphic rock fragments. Because of the abundance of ductile grains all deep burial (probable burial to depths in excess of 3,000 m), these sandstones have suffered the loss of most primary porosity. Additional reduction of primary porosity has occurred due to the formation of minor amount of precompaction rim cement (carbonate, chlorite, and illite/smectite) and syncompaction quartz overgrowths. Dissolution of framework grains and, to a lesser degree, matrix has resulted in secondary porosities of up to 8% in outcrop samples. Framework grains commonly dissolved include volcanic rock fragments, feldspar, chert, cherty argillite, argillite, and quartz. Two processes are responsible for the dissolution. The first process is the direct dissolution of grains. The second process involves two steps in which grains and matrix are initially replaced by carbonate cement followed by dissolution of the cement and creation of secondary porosity. Secondary porosity is reported to exceed 20% in subsurface samples in northwest Canada.

Myers, M.D. (Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks (USA)); Smith, T.N. (State Div. of Oil and Gas, Anchorage, AK (USA))

1990-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory FY96 evaluation of Integrated Assessment Program  

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory`s Integrated Assessment Program (IAP) is the primary system to assess and monitor overall performance and to drive continuous improvement in the Laboratory. The approach used is a significant departure from the Laboratory`s traditional reliance on auditing methods. It is a move toward the contemporary concepts of measuring organizational performance by encouraging scientific, operational, and business excellence, through self-assessment and strengthening line management accountability for results in product and service quality, safety, and cost. This report describes the approach used (methods and processes), the deployment of that approach in the six Laboratory organizations selected to pilot the approach, and a summary of how the pilot organizations used the results they obtained. Section 3.0 of this report summarizes the top strengths and weaknesses in performance as identified by Division/Directorate self-assessments, Independent Oversight, Internal Audit and peer reviews, and includes the actions that have been, or will be taken, to improve performance in areas that are weak.

NONE

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Impact of conservation measures on Pacific Northwest residential energy consumption. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this study was to estimate the relationship between residential space conditioning energy use and building conservation programs in the Pacific Northwest. The study was divided into two primary tasks. In the first, the thermal relationship between space conditioning energy consumption under controlled conditions and the physical characteristics of the residence was estimated. In this task, behavioral characteristics such as occupant schedules and thermostat settings were controlled in order to isolate the physical relationships. In the second task, work from the first task was used to calculate the thermal efficiency of a residence's shell. Thermal efficiency was defined as the ability of a shell to prevent escapement of heat generated within a building. The relationship between actual space conditioning energy consumption and the shell thermal efficiency was then estimated. Separate thermal equations for mobile homes, single-family residences, and multi-family residences are presented. Estimates of the relationship between winter electricity consumption for heating and the building's thermal shell efficiency are presented for each of the three building categories.

Moe, R.J.; Owzarski, S.L.; Streit, L.P.

1983-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Analysis of end-use electricity consumption during two Pacific Northwest cold snaps  

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The Pacific Northwest has experienced unusually cold weather during two recent heating seasons. Hourly end-use load data was collected from a sample of residential and commercial buildings during both cold snaps. Earlier work documented the changes in end-use load shapes as outdoor temperature became colder. This paper extends analysis of cold snap load shapes by comparing results from both cold snaps, exploring the variability of electricity consumption between sites, and describing the use of load shapes in simulating system load. Load shapes from the first cold snap showed that hot water use shifted to later in the morning during extremely cold weather. This shift in load also occurred during the second cold snap and is similar to the shift observed on a typical weekend. Electricity consumption averaged across many sites can mask widely varying behavior at individual sites. For example, electricity consumption for space heat varies greatly between homes, especially when many homes are able to burn wood. Electricity consumption for space heat is compared between a group of energy-efficient homes and a group of older homes.

Sands, R.D.

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Analysis of end-use electricity consumption during two Pacific Northwest cold snaps  

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The Pacific Northwest has experienced unusually cold weather during two recent heating seasons. Hourly end-use load data was collected from a sample of residential and commercial buildings during both cold snaps. Earlier work documented the changes in end-use load shapes as outdoor temperature became colder. This paper extends analysis of cold snap load shapes by comparing results from both cold snaps, exploring the variability of electricity consumption between sites, and describing the use of load shapes in simulating system load. Load shapes from the first cold snap showed that hot water use shifted to later in the morning during extremely cold weather. This shift in load also occurred during the second cold snap and is similar to the shift observed on a typical weekend. Electricity consumption averaged across many sites can mask widely varying behavior at individual sites. For example, electricity consumption for space heat varies greatly between homes, especially when many homes are able to burn wood. Electricity consumption for space heat is compared between a group of energy-efficient homes and a group of older homes.

Sands, R.D.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

The 1992 Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Survey: Phase 1 : Book 1 : Getting Started.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Executive Summary outlines the general processes employed in and the major findings from the conduct of Phase I of the Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Survey (PNWRES92-I) during the last quarter of 1992. This study was Bonneville`s third comprehensive residential survey of the region, conducted to provide data on energy usage, conservation awareness and behaviors, and associated consumer characteristics for use in forecasting and planning. The summary is divided into four sections: Background sets the stage with respect to the need for the survey, relates it to previous work, outlines the implementation processes, and summarizes the data products. Profiling the respondents summarizes the survey results under these six categories: Demographics; Housing Units; Room Inventory; Appliance Inventory; Air-Conditioning/Heating; Water-Heating; and Opinion. Reports and cross-tabulations describes the various individual documents. Bonneville Power Plus provides a short description of an Excel-spreadsheet-based software program that contains all of the tabulated material in a format that encourages browsing among the tables and charts, with special feature that they can be copied directly into other Windows-based documents.

Applied Management & Planning Group (firm); United States. Bonneville Power Administration. End-Use Research Section.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual Report for 1987 to the DOE Office of Energy Research: Part 4, Physical Sciences  

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This 1987 annual report from Pacific Northwest Laboratory describes research in environment, health, and safety conducted during fiscal year 1987. The report again consists of five parts, each in a separate volume. Part 4 includes those programs funded under the title ''Physical and Technological Research.'' The Field Task Program Studies reports in this document are grouped by budget category and each section is introduced by an abstract that indicates the Field Task Proposal/Agreement reported in that section.

Toburen, L.H.

1988-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Compendium of Low-Cost Pacific Salmon and Steelhead Trout Production Facilities and Practices in the Pacific Northwest.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose was to research low capital cost salmon and steelhead trout production facilities and identify those that conform with management goals for the Columbia Basin. The species considered were chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), coho salmon (O. kisutch), sockeye salmon (O. nerka), and steelhead trout (Salmo gairdneri). This report provides a comprehensive listing of the facilities, techniques, and equipment used in artificial production in the Pacific Northwest. (ACR)

Senn, Harry G.

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Transmission Planning Process and Opportunities for Utility-Scale Solar Engagement within the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is a primer for solar developers who wish to engage directly in expediting the regulatory process and removing market barriers related to policy and planning. Market barriers unrelated to technology often limit the expansion of utility-scale solar power, even in areas with exceptional resource potential. Many of these non-technical barriers have to do with policy, regulation, and planning, and hardly ever do they resolve themselves in a timely fashion. In most cases, pre-emptive intervention by interested stakeholders is the easiest way to remove/address such barriers, but it requires knowing how to navigate the institutional waters of the relevant agencies and boards. This report is a primer for solar developers who wish to engage directly in expediting the regulatory process and removing market barriers related to policy and planning. It focuses on the Western Interconnection (WI), primarily because the quality of solar resources in the Southwest makes utility-scale concentrating solar power (CSP) and photovoltaics (PV) economically feasible, and because the relevant institutions have evolved in a way that has opened up opportunities for removing non-technical market barriers. Developers will find in this report a high-level field manual to identify the venues for mitigating and possibly eliminating systemic market obstacles and ensuring that the economic playing field is reasonably level. Project-specific issues such as siting for transmission and generation resources are beyond the scope of this report. Instead, the aim is to examine issues that pervasively affect all utility-scale PV and CSP in the region regardless of where the project may be. While the focus is on the WI, many of the institutions described here also have their counterparts in the Eastern and the Texas interconnections. Specifically, this report suggests a number of critical engagement points relating to generation and transmission planning.

Hein, J.; Hurlbut, D.; Milligan, M.; Coles, L.; Green, B.

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

A High-Resolution Climate Model for the U.S. Pacific Northwest: Mesoscale Feedbacks and Local Responses to Climate Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Simulations of future climate scenarios produced with a high-resolution climate model show markedly different trends in temperature and precipitation over the Pacific Northwest than in the global model in which it is nested, apparently because of ...

Eric P. Salathé Jr.; Richard Steed; Clifford F. Mass; Patrick H. Zahn

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Occurrence of Sustained Droughts in the Interior Pacific Northwest (A.D. 1733–1980) Inferred from Tree-Ring Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The occurrence of moderate and severe sustained droughts in the interior Pacific Northwest (PNW) from 1733 to 1980 was mapped using 18 western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. occidentalis Hook.) tree-ring chronologies. The frequency and ...

Paul A. Knapp; Peter T. Soulé; Henri D. Grissino-Mayer

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

EA-1958: Future Development in proximity (sic) to the William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington  

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

This Environmental Assessment (EA) evaluates U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) activities associated with proposed future development on the South Federal Campus of the DOE Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site, in Benton County, Washington.

374

AEO2011: Renewable Energy Generation by Fuel - Western Electricity  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Northwest Power Pool Area Northwest Power Pool Area Dataset Summary Description This dataset comes from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and is part of the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook Report (AEO2011). This dataset is Table 118, and contains only the reference case. The dataset uses gigawatts, billion kilowatthours and quadrillion Btu. The data is broken down into generating capacity, electricity generation and energy consumption. This dataset contains data for the northwest power pool area of the U.S. Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC). Source EIA Date Released April 26th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 AEO EIA Northwest Power Pool Area Renewable Energy Generation WECC Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon AEO2011: Renewable Energy Generation by Fuel - Western Electricity Coordinating Council / Northwest Power Pool Area - Reference (xls, 119.3 KiB)

375

Two-year performance by evapotranspiration covers for municipal solid waste landfills in northwest Ohio  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer All ET covers produced rates of percolation less than 32 cm yr{sup -1}, the maximum allowable rate by the Ohio EPA. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Dredged sediment provided sufficient water storage and promoted growth by native plant species. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Native plant mixtures attained acceptable rates of evapotranspiration throughout the growing season. - Abstract: Evapotranspiration (ET) covers have gained interest as an alternative to conventional covers for the closure of municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills because they are less costly to construct and are expected to have a longer service life. Whereas ET covers have gained acceptance in arid and semi-arid regions (defined by a precipitation (P) to potential evapotranspiration (PET) ratio less than 0.75) by meeting performance standards (e.g. rate of percolation), it remains unclear whether they are suitable for humid regions (P:PET greater than 0.75). The goal of this project is to extend their application to northwest Ohio (P:PET equals 1.29) by designing covers that produce a rate of percolation less than 32 cm yr{sup -1}, the maximum acceptable rate by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA). Test ET covers were constructed in drainage lysimeters (1.52 m diameter, 1.52 m depth) using dredged sediment amended with organic material and consisted of immature (I, plants seeded onto soil) or mature (M, plants transferred from a restored tall-grass prairie) plant mixtures. The water balance for the ET covers was monitored from June 2009 to June 2011, which included measured precipitation and percolation, and estimated soil water storage and evapotranspiration. Precipitation was applied at a rate of 94 cm yr{sup -1} in the first year and at rate of 69 cm yr{sup -1} in the second year. During the first year, covers with the M plant mixture produced noticeably less percolation (4 cm) than covers with the I plant mixture (17 cm). However, during the second year, covers with the M plant mixture produced considerably more percolation (10 cm) than covers with the I plant mixture (3 cm). This is likely due to a decrease in the aboveground biomass for the M plant mixture from year 1 (1008 g m{sup -2}) to year 2 (794 g m{sup -2}) and an increase for the I plant mixture from year 1 (644 g m{sup -2}) to year 2 (1314 g m{sup -2}). Over the 2-year period, the mean annual rates of percolation for the covers with the M and I plant mixtures were 7 and 8 cm yr{sup -1}, which are below the OEPA standard. The results suggest the application of ET covers be extended to northwest Ohio and other humid regions.

Barnswell, Kristopher D., E-mail: kristopher.barnswell2@rockets.utoledo.edu [Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Rd., Oregon, OH 43616 (United States); Dwyer, Daryl F., E-mail: daryl.dwyer@utoledo.edu [Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft, Mail Stop 604, Toledo, OH 43606 (United States)

2012-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

376

Actual and Estimated Energy Savings Comparison for Deep Energy Retrofits in the Pacific Northwest  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Seven homes from the Pacific Northwest were selected to evaluate the differences between estimated and actual energy savings achieved from deep energy retrofits. The energy savings resulting from these retrofits were estimated, using energy modeling software, to save at least 30% on a whole-house basis. The modeled pre-retrofit energy use was trued against monthly utility bills. After the retrofits were completed, each of the homes was extensively monitored, with the exception of one home which was monitored pre-retrofit. This work is being conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) for the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Program as part of the Building America Program. This work found many discrepancies between actual and estimated energy savings and identified the potential causes for the discrepancies. The differences between actual energy use and modeled energy use also suggest improvements to improve model accuracy. The difference between monthly whole-house actual and estimated energy savings ranged from 75% more energy saved than predicted by the model to 16% less energy saved for all the monitored homes. Similarly, the annual energy savings difference was between 36% and -14%, which was estimated based on existing monitored savings because an entire year of data is not available. Thus, on average, for all six monitored homes the actual energy use is consistently less than estimates, indicating home owners are saving more energy than estimated. The average estimated savings for the eight month monitoring period is 43%, compared to an estimated savings average of 31%. Though this average difference is only 12%, the range of inaccuracies found for specific end-uses is far greater and are the values used to directly estimate energy savings from specific retrofits. Specifically, the monthly post-retrofit energy use differences for specific end-uses (i.e., heating, cooling, hot water, appliances, etc.) ranged from 131% under-predicted to 77% over-predicted by the model with respect to monitored energy use. Many of the discrepancies were associated with occupant behavior which influences energy use, dramatically in some cases, actual versus modeled weather differences, modeling input limitations, and complex homes that are difficult to model. The discrepancy between actual and estimated energy use indicates a need for better modeling tools and assumptions. Despite the best efforts of researchers, the estimated energy savings are too inaccurate to determine reliable paybacks for retrofit projects. While the monitored data allows researchers to understand why these differences exist, it is not cost effective to monitor each home with the level of detail presented here. Therefore an appropriate balance between modeling and monitoring must be determined for more widespread application in retrofit programs and the home performance industry. Recommendations to address these deficiencies include: (1) improved tuning process for pre-retrofit energy use, which currently utilized broad-based monthly utility bills; (2) developing simple occupant-based energy models that better address the many different occupant types and their impact on energy use; (3) incorporating actual weather inputs to increase accuracy of the tuning process, which uses utility bills from specific time period; and (4) developing simple, cost-effective monitoring solutions for improved model tuning.

Blanchard, Jeremy; Widder, Sarah H.; Giever, Elisabeth L.; Baechler, Michael C.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Measured electric hot water standby and demand loads from Pacific Northwest homes  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration began the End-Use Load and Consumer Assessment Program (ELCAP) in 1983 to obtain metered hourly end-use consumption data for a large sample of new and existing residential and commercial buildings in the Pacific Northwest. Loads and load shapes from the first 3 years of data fro each of several ELCAP residential studies representing various segments of the housing population have been summarized by Pratt et al. The analysis reported here uses the ELCAP data to investigate in much greater detail the relationship of key occupant and tank characteristics to the consumption of electricity for water heating. The hourly data collected provides opportunities to understand electricity consumption for heating water and to examine assumptions about water heating that are critical to load forecasting and conservation resource assessments. Specific objectives of this analysis are to: (A) determine the current baseline for standby heat losses by determining the standby heat loss of each hot water tank in the sample, (B) examine key assumptions affecting standby heat losses such as hot water temperatures and tank sizes and locations, (C) estimate, where possible, impacts on standby heat losses by conservation measures such as insulating tank wraps, pipe wraps, anticonvection valves or traps, and insulating bottom boards, (D) estimate the EF-factors used by the federal efficiency standards and the nominal R-values of the tanks in the sample, (E) develop estimates of demand for hot water for each home in the sample by subtracting the standby load from the total hot water load, (F) examine the relationship between the ages and number of occupants and the hot water demand, (G) place the standby and demand components of water heating electricity consumption in perspective with the total hot water load and load shape.

Pratt, R.G.; Ross, B.A.

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

A climatology of springtime convection systems over the Northwest Gulf of Mexico and adjacent coasts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A Springtime (March 15-June 15) climatology of Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCS) has been established on the basis of satellite imagery and radar reflectivities over the Northwest Gulf of Mexico and adjacent coastal areas during 1985-1994. The systems are tracked using hourly to half-hourly GOES-7 enhanced infrared satellite imagery. After tracking the storm's upper level cloud shield, radar reflectivities were used to classify the organization of convection within the MCS. The nine primary classes of convective structure were enhanced stratiform rain, embedded unorganized storms, unorganized storms, organized cells, solid line, symmetric line, asymmetric line, multiple convective bands, and embedded line. An examination was performed of the relationship between the synoptic-scale environment with the structure and evolution of these storms. Particular attention was given to synoptic-scale factors that affect convective organization. Climatological attributes such as diurnal characteristics and average durations were extracted from a documentation of more than 3@O meso-systems. Also, severe weather produced by the MCSs was examined. In addition, wind shear and thermodynamic parameters were analyzed during the initial phases of storm development. Since a climatological study has never been recorded for this region, the analysis will be informative for determining what type of interactions there are between synoptic scale forcing and mesoscale weather features in this area. Comparison with similar climatologies conducted in the Central Plains of the US was made to determine if MCS activity in a semi-tropical location was similar to that in more northern latitudes. Moreover, this radar climatology may be used as a resource in the planning of field experiments or operations concerning mesoscale weather throughout the southern portion of the US.

Hashem, Magda Sami

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1992 to the DOE Office of Energy Research  

SciTech Connect

The 1992 Annual Report from Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to the US Department of Energy (DOE) describes research in environment and health conducted during fiscal year 1992. This report consists of four volumes oriented to particular segments of the PNL program, describing research performed for the DOE Office of Health and Environmental Research in the Office of Energy Research. The parts of the 1992 Annual Report are: Biomedical Sciences; Environmental Sciences; Atmospheric Sciences; and Physical Sciences. This Report is Part II: Environmental Sciences. Included in this report are developments in Subsurface Science, Terrestrial Science, Laboratory-Directed Research and Development, Interactions with Educational Institutions, Technology Transfer, Publications, and Presentations. The research is directed toward developing a fundamental understanding of subsurface and terrestrial systems as a basis for both managing these critical resources and addressing environmental problems such as environmental restoration and global change. The Technology Transfer section of this report describes a number of examples in which fundamental research is laying the groundwork for the technology needed to resolve important environmental problems. The Interactions with Educational Institutions section of the report illustrates the results of a long-term, proactive program to make PNL facilities available for university and preuniversity education and to involve educational institutions in research programs. The areas under investigation include the effect of geochemical and physical phenomena on the diversity and function of microorganisms in deep subsurface environments, ways to address subsurface heterogeneity, and ways to determine the key biochemical and physiological pathways (and DNA markers) that control nutrient, water, and energy dynamics in arid ecosystems and the response of these systems to disturbance and climatic change.

Grove, L.K. (ed.)

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Abandoned Rayrock uranium mill tailings in the Northwest Territories: Environmental conditions and radiological impact  

SciTech Connect

Field and laboratory investigations were undertaken of the environment surrounding abandoned U mill tailings at Rayrock, Northwest Territories, Canada, to examine the extent of 226Ra and U contamination. Samples of ground water, surface water, and unconsolidated geological material from the Rayrock area were collected for chemical and radiochemical analyses. Results indicated that the surface waters contained levels of 226Ra as high as 20 Bq L-1, 210Pb as high as 1.1 Bq L-1, and ground water U as high as 2800 micrograms L-1. Lower levels of 226Ra, 210Pb, and U, 3.6 Bq L-1, 0.5 Bq L-1, and 4 micrograms L-1, respectively, were found in a small lake adjacent to the tailings area. Analysis of tailings and soil in the immediate vicinity indicates that the radionuclides and U are mobilized and can move within the tailings. Some of the mobilized radionuclides will be bound by the surrounding peat. The remainder may move to Lake Alpha in ground water. Surface water flow also transports some contaminants both in the water of Alpha Creek and by washing tailings into Lake Alpha. The potential annual external and internal dose equivalents to a hypothetical resident were calculated based on exposure from the abandoned U mill tailings, drinking water, and fish caught in the lakes in the vicinity of the tailings. While Alpha Creek and Lake Alpha water showed evidence of contamination, the rest of the water system and the fish were at natural background levels of radioactivity.

Veska, E.; Eaton, R.S. (Health and Welfare Canada, Ottawa, Ontario (Canada))

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1992 to the DOE Office of Energy Research  

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Within the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Health and Environmental Research (OHER), the atmospheric sciences and carbon dioxide research programs are part of the Environmental Sciences Division (ESD). One of the central missions of the division is to provide the DOE with scientifically defensible information on the local, regional, and global distributions of energy-related pollutants and their effects on climate. This information is vital to the definition and implementation of a sound national energy strategy. This volume reports on the progress and status of all OHER atmospheric science and climate research projects at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL). PNL has had a long history of technical leadership in the atmospheric sciences research programs within OHER. Within the ESD, the Atmospheric Chemistry Program (ACP) continues DOE's long-term commitment to study the continental and oceanic fates of energy-related air pollutants. Research through direct measurement, numerical modeling, and laboratory studies in the ACP emphasizes the long-range transport, chemical transformation, and removal of emitted pollutants, oxidant species, nitrogen-reservoir species, and aerosols. The Atmospheric Studies in Complex Terrain (ASCOT) program continues to apply basic research on density-driven circulations and on turbulent mixing and dispersion in the atmospheric boundary layer to the micro- to mesoscale meteorological processes that affect air-surface exchange and to emergency preparedness at DOE and other facilities. Research at PNL provides basic scientific underpinnings to DOE's program of global climate research. Research projects within the core carbon dioxide and ocean research programs are now integrated with those in the Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM), the Computer Hardware, Advanced Mathematics and Model Physics (CHAMMP), and Quantitative Links programs to form DOE's contribution to the US Global Change Research Program.

Schrempf, R.E. (ed.)

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Recent Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

SciTech Connect

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is collaborating with government agencies, industries, and academic institutions to develop the technology and knowledge base for SOFC power generation systems capable of near term applications in small distributed generation, mobile auxiliary power and man portable units as well as long term applications in large centralized SOFC/turbine hybrid and reversible power plants operating on coal. R&D activities at PNNL include materials development, analysis of cell and stack performance degradation processes, cell/stack/system modeling and design optimization, and liquid and gaseous hydrocarbon fuel processing. Our technical activities address a wide range of challenges, such as long-term performance stability, cell/stack structural reliability, and low cost fabrication processes. Recent materials work has focused on the development of improved electrode materials and understanding of electrode poisoning processes in the presence of gas phase Cr, interconnect materials and electronically conductive corrosion-tolerant coatings capable of blocking Cr diffusion, and glass seal materials with improved structural properties. Modeling activities have emphasized improving the understanding of cell/stack degradation/failure mechanisms to assist development of larger active area cells and associated thermal management issues. Fuel processing activities include evaluation and optimization of on-cell reforming and related thermal management strategies in smaller and larger foot print stacks, and development of fuel desulphurization technology. In addition to performing R&D in a number of SOFC-related areas, PNNL is a co-leader (along with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)) of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid-State Energy Conversion Alliance (SECA) initiative. This paper will summarize the status of current R&D activities at PNNL.

Stevenson, Jeffry W.; Chick, Lawrence A.; Khaleel, Mohammad A.; King, David L.; Pederson, Larry R.; McVay, Gary L.; Singh, Prabhakar

2006-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

383

Household attitudes toward energy conservation in the Pacific Northwest: overview and comparisons  

SciTech Connect

This report presents an overview of a baseline residential energy conservation study for the Pacific Northwest conducted in November 1983 by RMH Research, Inc. It also compares the study results with available data from other surveys. The primary focus of the RMH study is conservation marketing. As such it assesses the attitudes, perceptions, and past conservation actions of the region's residents and provides market segmentation based upon past conservation actions and the propensity to invest in conservation in the future. Excluding renters, who account for about 24% of the region's households, three prospect groups for marketing conservation investments are identified: First Tier Prospects who are very likely to invest in additional conservation measures requiring larger sums of money (estimated at about 547,000 households, or 18 percent of the region's households); Second Tier Prospects who are somewhat likely to invest in full weatherization (estimated at about 22% of the region's households or 695,700); and Non-Prospects who are unlikely to invest in energy conservation in the near future (estimated to be 1,113,400 or 36% of the regional total). A summary comparison of the most important distinguishing attributes of the three prospect groups is presented. Considering the current surplus status of the region's electricity supply situation and the overall strategy in capability building, implications include (1) using public information programs through utilities and the news media to maintain the conservation interests of the first-tier prospects and (2) exploring ways to move the second-tier prospects into the first tier and to reach the so-called non-prospect and rental housing groups.

Fang, J.M.

1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

CHARACTERIZATION OF PRESOLAR MATERIAL IN THE CR CHONDRITE NORTHWEST AFRICA 852  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We investigated the inventory of presolar silicate, oxide, and silicon carbide (SiC) grains in the CR2 chondrite Northwest Africa (NWA) 852. Thirty-one O-anomalous grains were detected: 24 were identified as silicates ({approx}78 ppm); the remaining 7 are Al-rich oxides ({approx}38 ppm). NWA 852 is the first C2 chondrite containing O-anomalous presolar dust in concentrations comparable to other more primitive meteorites. Eight presolar SiC grains have been found, representing the highest abundance ({approx}160 ppm) observed so far in primitive meteorites. {sup 15}N-enriched matter is also present, although very heterogeneously distributed. Twenty-six of the O-anomalous grains are enriched in {sup 17}O, originating from the outflows of low-mass asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars. We calculate a silicate/oxide abundance ratio of {approx}2, which indicates a higher degree of aqueous alteration than observed for other presolar-grain-rich meteorites. NWA 852 thus stands between the presolar-grain-rich CR3 chondrites (MET 00426, QUE 99177) and CR2 chondrites with low presolar grain abundances (Renazzo, NWA 530). We calculate an initial presolar silicate abundance of {approx}800 ppm for NWA 852, if silicate destruction by aqueous alteration is taken into account. Transmission electron microscope (TEM) investigation of one presolar Al-rich grain of an AGB star origin revealed that the grain mainly consists of a single crystal of hibonite with slightly varying orientations. A distinct subgrain (d < 100 nm) with a Ca/Ti ratio of {approx}1 is located in the central region, most likely indicating a perovskite-like phase. Our data suggest this phase to be a primary condensate and not an alteration product.

Leitner, J.; Hoppe, P. [Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Particle Chemistry Department, P.O. Box 3060, 55020 Mainz (Germany); Vollmer, C. [Institut fuer Mineralogie, Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet, 48149 Muenster (Germany); Zipfel, J., E-mail: jan.leitner@mpic.de [Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Sektion Meteoritenforschung, Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt (Germany)

2012-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

385

Potential single-occupancy vehicle demand for the Katy Freeway and Northwest Freeway high-occupancy vehicle lanes  

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Since the 1960�s, high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes have been successfully used as a travel demand management technique. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the use of high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes as an alternative to HOV lanes to help manage the increasing demand for travel. HOT lanes combine pricing and vehicle occupancy restrictions to optimize the demand for HOV lanes. As two of the four HOT lanes in the world, the HOT lane facilities in Houston, Texas received relatively low patronage after operating for over 6 years on the Katy Freeway and over 4 years on the Northwest Freeway. There existed an opportunity to increase the usage of these HOT lanes by allowing single-occupancy vehicle (SOV) travelers to use the lanes, for an appropriate toll. The potential SOV demand for HOV lane use during the off-peak periods from the Katy Freeway and Northwest Freeway general-purpose lane (GPL) travelers was estimated in this study by using the data collected from a 2003 survey of travelers on the Katy and Northwest Freeway GPLs who were not enrolled in QuickRide. Based on survey results, more travelers would choose to drive on the HOT lanes as SOV travelers during the off-peak periods when the facilities provided higher travel time savings and charged lower tolls. Two important factors influencing travelers� use of the HOV lanes were their value of travel time savings (VTTS) and penalty for changing travel schedule (VPCS). It was found that respondents had VTTS approximately 43 percent of their hourly wage rate and VPCS approximately 3 percent of their hourly wage rate. Combining this information with current travel time savings and available capacity on the HOV lanes, it was found that approximately 2000 SOV travelers per day would pay an average toll of $2.25 to use the HOV lanes during the off-peak periods.

Xu, Lei

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Pacific Northwest Laboratory: Annual report for 1986 to the DOE Office of Energy Research: Part 2, Environmental sciences  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes progress in environmental sciences research conducted by Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) for the Office of Health and Environmental Research in FY 1986. The program is focused on terrestrial, subsurface, and coastal marine systems, and this research forms the basis, in conjunction with remote sensing, for definition and quantification of processes leading to impacts at the global level. This report is organized into sections devoted to Detection and Management of Change in Terrestrial Systems, Biogeochemical Phenomena, Subsurface Microbiology and Transport, Marine Sciences, and Theoretical (Quantitative) Ecology. Separate abstracts have been prepared for individual projects.

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1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Pacific Northwest Laboratory Gulfstream I measurements of the Kuwait oil-fire plume, July--August 1991  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In 1991, the Pacific Northwest Laboratory conducted a series of aircraft measurements to determine pollutant and radiative properties of the smoke plume from oil fires in Kuwait. This work was sponsored by the US Department emanating of Energy, in cooperation with several other agencies as part of an extensive effort coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization, to obtain a comprehensive data set to assess the characteristics of the plume and its environmental impact. This report describes field measurement activities and introduces the various data collected, but provides only limited analyses of these data. Results of further data analyses will be presented in subsequent open-literature publications.

Busness, K M; Hales, J M; Hannigan, R V; Thorp, J M; Tomich, S D; Warren, M J [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Al-Sunaid, A A [Saudi ARAMCO, Dhahran (Saudi Arabia); Daum, P H; Mazurek, M [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States)

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1993 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 2: Environmental sciences  

SciTech Connect

This 1993 Annual Report from Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to the US DOE describes research in environment and health conducted during fiscal year (FY) 1993. The report is divided into four parts, each in a separate volume. This part, Volume 2, covers Environmental Sciences. The research is directed toward developing a fundamental understanding of subsurface and terrestrial systems as a basis for both managing these critical resources and addressing environmental problems such as environmental restoration and global change. There are sections on Subsurface Science, Terrestrial Science, Technology Transfer, Interactions with Educational Institutions, and Laboratory Directed Research and Development.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Pacific Northwest Laboratory: Annual report for 1986 to the DOE Office of Energy Research: Part 4, Physical sciences  

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This 1986 annual report from Pacific Northwest Laboratory describes research in environment, health, and safety conducted during fiscal year 1986. The report again consists of five parts, each in a separate volume. Part 4 includes those programs funded under the title ''Physical and Technological Research.'' The Field Task Program Studies reports in this document are grouped by budget category and each section is introduced by an abstract that indicates the Field Task Proposal/Agreement reported in that section. These reports only briefly indicate progress made during 1985.

Toburen, L.H.

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1985 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 4. Physical sciences  

SciTech Connect

Part 4 of the Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual Report for 1985 to the DOE Office of Energy Research includes those programs funded under the title ''Physical and Technological Research.'' The Field Task Program Studies reports in this document are grouped by budget category and each section is introduced by an abstract that indicates the Field Task Proposal/Agreement reported in that section. These reports only briefly indicate progress made during 1985. The reader should contact the principal investigators named or examine the publications cited for more details.

Toburen, L.H.

1986-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

General Motors Corporation and Pacific Northwest Laboratory Staff Exchange: Instrumentation for rapid measurement of automotive exhaust emissions  

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Information in this report on the staff exchange of Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) staff with the AIGER Consortium (General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Navistar, the environmental protection Agency, and the California Air Resources Board) includes the purpose and objectives, a summary of activities, significant accomplishments, significant problems, industry benefits realized, recommended follow-on work and potential benefits from that work, and two appendices. Appendix A is a brief description of the fast gas chromatography and infrared spectroscopy chemometric technologies and their application to the rapid characterization of automobile exhaust emissions. Appendix B is a list of key contacts and the schedule of activities pertaining to the staff exchange.

Griffin, J.W.; Sharpe, S.W. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Sloane, T.M. [General Motors Corp., Warren, MI (United States)

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Assessment of Unabated Facility Emission Potentials for Evaluating Airborne Radionuclide Monitoring Requirements at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - 2001  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Assessments were performed to evaluate compliance with the airborne radionuclide emission monitoring requirements in the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP - U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40 Part 61, Subpart H) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-247: Radiation Protection - Air Emissions. In these assessments, potential unabated offsite doses were evaluated for emission locations at facilities owned by the U.S. Department of Energy and operated by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on the Hanford Site. This report describes the inventory-based methods, and provides the results, for the assessment performed in 2001.

Ballinger, Marcel Y.; Sula, Monte J.; Gervais, Todd L.; Shields, Keith D.; Edwards, Daniel R.

2001-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

393

Pacific Northwest Laboratory, annual report for 1983 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 4. Physical sciences  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Part 4 of the Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual Report for 1983 to the Office of Energy Research, includes those programs funded under the title Physical and Technological Research. The Field Task Program Studies reports in this document are grouped under the subheadings and each section is introduced by a divider page that indicates the Field Task Agreement reported in that section. These reports only briefly indicate progress made during 1983. The reader should contact the principal investigators named or examine the publications cited for more details.

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1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

The Pacific Northwest residential consumer: Perceptions and preferences of home heating fuels, major appliances, and appliance fuels  

SciTech Connect

In 1983 the Bonneville Power Administration contracted with the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to conduct an analysis of the marketing environment for Bonneville's conservation activities. Since this baseline residential study, PNL has conducted two follow up market research projects: Phase 2 in 1985, and Phase 3, in 1988. In this report the respondents' perceptions, preferences, and fuel switching possibilities of fuels for home heating and major appliances are examined. To aid in effective target marketing, the report identifies market segments according to consumers' demographics, life-cycle, attitudes, and opinions.

Harkreader, S.A.; Hattrup, M.P.

1988-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Assessment of Unabated Facility Emission Potentials for Evaluating Airborne Radionuclide Monitoring Requirements at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - 2010  

SciTech Connect

Assessments were performed to evaluate compliance with the airborne radionuclide emission monitoring requirements in the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants ([NESHAP]; U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 61, Subpart H) and Washington Administrative Code 246-247: Radiation Protection - Air Emissions. In these NESHAP assessments, potential unabated off-site doses were evaluated for emission locations at buildings that are part of the consolidated laboratory campus of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. This report describes the inventory-based methods and provides the results for the NESHAP assessment performed in 2010.

Ballinger, Marcel Y.; Gervais, Todd L.; Barnett, J. M.

2011-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

396

Assessment of Unabated Facility Emission Potentials for Evaluating Airborne Radionuclide Monitoring Requirements at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - 2007  

SciTech Connect

Assessments were performed to evaluate compliance with the airborne radionuclide emission monitoring requirements in the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP – U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 61, Subpart H) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-247: Radiation Protection – Air Emissions. In these NESHAP assessments, potential unabated offsite doses were evaluated for emission locations at buildings that are part of the consolidated laboratory campus of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. This report describes the inventory-based methods and provides the results for the NESHAP assessment performed in 2007.

Ballinger, Marcel Y.; Barfuss, Brad C.; Gervais, Todd L.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

An Analysis of Potential Stream Fish and Fish Habitat Monitoring Procedures for the Inland Northwest: Annual Report 1999.  

SciTech Connect

Recent concerns over the rapid declines of native stream-fish populations in the inland Northwest have prompted the USDA Forest Service to institute interim land management practices intended to stop further declines in fish habitat quality and protect existing high quality habitat. Natural resource managers in the Inland Northwest need tools for assessing the success or failure of conservation policies and the impacts of management actions on fish and fish habitats. Effectiveness monitoring is one such potential tool, but there are currently no established monitoring protocols. Since 1991, US Forest Service biologists have used the standardized R1/R4 inventory procedures to measure fish and fish habitats on agency lands throughout the Intermountain West. The widespread use and acceptance of these standardized procedures and the large amount of data collected suggest that the R1/R4 procedures might provide the basis for an effectiveness monitoring protocol. Using fish and fish habitat data collected by Forest Service biologists, the authors assessed the efficiency of the R1/R4 procedures for monitoring stream fish and fish habitats.

Peterson, James T.; Wollrab, Sherry P.

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Department of Energy – Office of Science Pacific Northwest Site Office Environmental Monitoring Plan for the DOE-SC PNNL Site  

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The Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) manages the contract for operations at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site in Richland, Washington. Radiological operations at the DOE-SC PNNL Site expanded in 2010 with the completion of facilities at the Physical Sciences Facility. As a result of the expanded radiological work at the site, the Washington State Department of Health (WDOH) has required that offsite environmental surveillance be conducted as part of the PNNL Site Radioactive Air Emissions License. The environmental monitoring and surveillance requirements of various orders, regulations, and guidance documents consider emission levels and subsequent risk of negative human and environmental impacts. This Environmental Monitoring Plan (EMP) describes air surveillance activities at the DOE-SC PNNL Site. The determination of offsite environmental surveillance needs evolved out of a Data Quality Objectives process (Barnett et al. 2010) and Implementation Plan (Snyder et al. 2010). The entire EMP is a compilation of several documents, which include the Main Document (this text), Attachment 1: Sampling and Analysis Plan, Attachment 2: Data Management Plan, and Attachment 3: Dose Assessment Guidance.

Snyder, Sandra F.; Meier, Kirsten M.; Barnett, J. M.; Bisping, Lynn E.; Poston, Ted M.; Rhoads, Kathleen

2011-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

399

Electricity displacement by wood used for space heating in PNWRES (Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Survey) (1983) households  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report evaluates the amount of electricity for residential space heating displaced by the use of wood in a sample of single-family households that completed the 1983 Pacific Northwest Residential Energy Survey. Using electricity bills and daily weather data from the period of July 1981 to July 1982, it was determined that the average household used 21,800 kWh per year, normalized with respect to weather. If no households had used any wood, electricity use would have increased 9%, to 23,700 kWh; space heating electricity use would also have increased, by 21%, to 47% of total electricity use. In the unlikely event that all households had used a great deal of wood for space heating, electricity use could have dropped by 23.5% from the average use, to 16,700 kWh; space heating electricity use would have dropped by 56%, to 24% of total electricity use. Indications concerning future trends regarding the displacement of electricity by wood use are mixed. On one hand, continuing to weatherize homes in the Pacific Northwest may result in less wood use as households find using electricity more economical. On the other hand, historical trends in replacement decisions regarding old space heating systems show a decided preference for wood. 11 refs., 6 figs., 8 tabs.

White, D.L.; Tonn, B.E.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

1985 primary heating fuel use and switching: Assessment of the market for conservation in the Northwest: Phase 2  

SciTech Connect

This report presents information on the types of primary heating fuels used in residences in the Pacific Northwest region and how the heating fuels affect the level of investment in energy conservation measures (ECMs) by occupants of the residences. The types of heating fuel switching that occurred during the past two years (1983-1985) is also presented. The information was collected from random telephone surveys of households in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and western Montana. The Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) conducted analyses of the survey results for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to obtain a better understanding of consumer attitudes and behaviors and to facilitate conservation program planning, design, and marketing. This report covers the following hypotheses: (1) there is no relationship between investing in ECMs and the type of primary heating fuel used in a residence; and (2) there is no relationship between the decision to switch to a new primary heating fuel during 1983-1985 and the original type of primary heating fuel used in the residence.

Hattrup, M.P.; Nordi, R.T.; Ivey, D.L.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Facility Effluent Monitoring Plan for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Balance-of-Plant Facilities  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) operates a number of Research & Development (R&D) facilities for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on the Hanford Site. Facility effluent monitoring plans (FEMPs) have been developed to document the facility effluent monitoring portion of the Environmental Monitoring Plan (DOE 2000) for the Hanford Site. Three of PNNL’s R&D facilities, the 325, 331, and 3720 Buildings, are considered major emission points for radionuclide air sampling, and individual FEMPs were developed for these facilities in the past. In addition, a balance-of-plant (BOP) FEMP was developed for all other DOE-owned, PNNL-operated facilities at the Hanford Site. Recent changes, including shutdown of buildings and transition of PNNL facilities to the Office of Science, have resulted in retiring the 3720 FEMP and combining the 331 FEMP into the BOP FEMP. This version of the BOP FEMP addresses all DOE-owned, PNNL-operated facilities at the Hanford Site, excepting the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory, which has its own FEMP because of the unique nature of the building and operations. Activities in the BOP facilities range from administrative to laboratory and pilot-scale R&D. R&D activities include both radioactive and chemical waste characterization, fluid dynamics research, mechanical property testing, dosimetry research, and molecular sciences. The mission and activities for individual buildings are described in Appendix A. Potential radioactive airborne emissions in the BOP facilities are estimated annually using a building inventory-based approach provided in federal regulations. Sampling at individual BOP facilities is based on a potential-to-emit assessment. Some of these facilities are considered minor emission points and thus are sampled routinely, but not continuously, to confirm the low emission potential. One facility, the 331 Life Sciences Laboratory, has a major emission point and is sampled continuously. Sampling systems are located downstream of control technologies and just before discharge to the atmosphere. The need for monitoring airborne emissions of hazardous chemicals is established in the Hanford Site Air Operating Permit and in notices of construction. Based on the current potential-to-emit, the Hanford Site Air Operating Permit does not contain general monitoring requirements for BOP facilities. However, the permit identifies monitoring requirements for specific projects and buildings. Needs for future monitoring will be established by future permits issued pursuant to the applicable state and federal regulations. A number of liquid-effluent discharge systems serve the BOP facilities: sanitary sewer, process sewer, retention process sewer, and aquaculture system. Only the latter system discharges to the environment; the rest either discharge to treatment plants or to long-term storage. Routine compliance sampling of liquid effluents is only required at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory. Liquid effluents from other BOP facilities may be sampled or monitored to characterize facility effluents or to investigate discharges of concern. Effluent sampling and monitoring for the BOP facilities depends on the inventories, activities, and environmental permits in place for each facility. A description of routine compliance monitoring for BOP facilities is described in the BOP FEMP.

Ballinger, Marcel Y.; Gervais, Todd L.

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

402

Final Environmental Assessment for the Construction and Operation of a Physical Sciences Facility at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington  

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

562 562 Environmental Assessment Construction and Operation of a Physical Sciences Facility at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest Site Office Richland, Washington 99352 Final January 2007 U.S. Department of Energy DOE/EA-1562 Environmental Assessment S-1 January 2007 Summary Introduction. This Environmental Assessment (EA) provides information and analyses of proposed U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) activities associated with constructing and operating a new Physical Sciences Facility (PSF) complex on DOE property located in Benton County, north of Richland, Washington. The proposed PSF would replace a number of existing research laboratories in the Hanford

403

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1993 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 1: Biomedical Sciences  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes FY 1993 progress in biological and general life sciences research programs conducted for the Department of Energy`s Office of Health and Environmental REsearch (OHER) at Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL). This research provides knowledge of fundamental principles necessary to identify, understand, and anticipate the long-term health consequences of exposure to energy-related radiation and chemicals. The Biological Research section contains reports of studies using laboratory animals, in vitro cell systems, and molecular biological systems. This research includes studies of the impact of radiation, radionuclides, and chemicals on biological responses at all levels of biological organization. The General Life Sciences Research section reports research conducted for the OHER human genome program.

Lumetta, C.C. [ed.; Park, J.F.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Review of Pacific Northwest Laboratory research on aquatic effects of hydroelectric generation and assessment of research needs  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is an overview of Pacific Northwest Laboratory's (PNL) research on how hydroelectric generation affects aquatic biota and environments. The major accomplishments of this research are described, and additional work needed to permit optimal use of available data is identified. The research goals are to: (1) identify impacts of hydroelectric generation, (2) provide guidance in allocating scarce water resources, and (3) develop techniques to avoid or reduce the impacts on aquatic communities or to compensate for unavoidable impacts. Through laboratory and field experiments, an understanding is being developed of the generic impacts of hydrogeneration. Because PNL is located near the Columbia River, which is extensively developed for hydroelectric generation, it is used as a natural laboratory for studying a large-scale operating system. Although the impacts studied result from a particular system of dams and operating procedures and occur within a specific ecosystem, the results of these studies have application at hydroelectric generating facilities throughout the United States.

Fickeisen, D.H.; Becker, C.D.; Neitzel, D.A.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1987 to the DOE Office of Energy Research: Part 1, Biomedical Sciences  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes progress on OHER biomedical and health-effects research conducted at Pacific Northwest Laboratory in FY 1987. The research develops the knowledge and scientific principles necessary to identify, understand, and anticipate the long-term health consequences of energy-related radiation and chemicals. Our continuing emphasis is to decrease the uncertainty of health-effects risk estimates from existing and/or developing energy-related technologies through an increased understanding of how radiation and chemicals cause health effects. The report is arranged to reflect PNL research relative to OHER programmatic structure. The first section, on human health effects, concerns statistical and epidemiological studies for assessing health risks. The next section, which contains reports of health-effects research in biological systems, includes research with radiation and chemicals. The last section is related to medical applications of nuclear technology.

Park, J.F.

1988-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

An Observational and Numerical Study of an Intense Landfalling Cold Front along the Northwest Coast of the United States during COAST IOP 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents an observational and numerical study of an intense wintertime cold front that made landfall along the northwest coast of the United States during IOP 2 (3–4 Dec 1993) of the Coastal Observation and Simulation with Topography ...

Fang-Ching Chien; Clifford F. Mass; Paul J. Neiman

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Impacts of an Extreme Early-Season Freeze Event in the Interior Pacific Northwest (30 October–3 November 2002) on Western Juniper Woodlands  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In mid-autumn 2002, an exceptional 5-day cold spell affected much of the interior Pacific Northwest, with minimum temperatures averaging 13°C below long-term means (1953–2002). On 31 October, minimum temperature records occurred at 98 of the 106 ...

Paul A. Knapp; Peter T. Soulé

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

The 5–9 February 1996 Flooding Event over the Pacific Northwest: Sensitivity Studies and Evaluation of the MM5 Precipitation Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the flooding event of 5–9 February 1996 in which a series of landfalling Pacific storms brought 30–70 cm of rain to many mountain sites over southwest Washington and northwest Oregon. This event was simulated at 36-, 12-, 4-, ...

Brian A. Colle; Clifford F. Mass

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1988 to the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health: Part 5, Environment, safety, health, and quality assurance  

SciTech Connect

This document summarizes the research programs now underway at Battelle's Pacific Northwest Laboratory in the areas of environmental safety, health, and quality assurance. Topics include internal irradiation, emergency plans, dose equivalents, risk assessment, dose equivalents, surveys, neutron dosimetry, and radiation accidents. (TEM)

Faust, L.G.; Pennell, W.T.; Selby, J.M.

1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

SAVEnergy Action Plan: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) conducted a SAVEnergy Audit of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration`s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, Washington. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the performance of all energy-consuming equipment in the facility, to estimate energy consumption and demand by end-use and to recommend energy conservation measures (ECMs) and water conservation measures (WCMs) to reduce costs . This section describes the facility and the systems encountered during the visit by the audit team. It also presents a summary of energy conservation measures. Section 2 shows energy consumption and costs for electricity, natural gas and water. A breakdown of energy consumed by end-use is also presented. Recommended energy conservation measures are presented in Section 3. Section 4 contains a discussion of operations and maintenance issues and other energy measures that can be implemented on a replace-on-failure basis rather than replacing immediately. Appendix A contains a three-year history of consumption, demand and cost for electric, natural gas and water utilities. Appendix B contains information on local weather data correlated to utility billing periods. A brief summary on Federal life-cycle costing is located in Appendix C along with the life-cycle cost analyses summaries for the energy and water conservation measures detailed in this report. Information on the rebate program sponsored by Seattle City Light, the electric utility, is located in Appendix D. Sample information for water-efficient equipment is located in Appendix E. Appendix F contains submittal forms to the Federal Energy Efficiency Fund for the energy conservation measures recommended in Section 3 of this report. A glossary of terms and abbreviations used in this report is located in Appendix G.

Parker, S.A.; Wahlstrom, R.R.; Richman, E.E.; Sandusky, W.F. III; Dittmer, A.L.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Evaluation of Carrying Capacity : Measure 7.1A of the Northwest Power Planning Council`s 1994 Fish and Wildlife Program : Report 1 of 4, Final Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is one of four that the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) staff prepared to address Measure 7.1A in the Northwest Power Planning Council's (Council) Fish and Wildlife Program (Program) dated december 1994 (NPPC 1994). Measure 7.1A calls for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to fund an evaluation of salmon survival, ecology, carrying capacity, and limiting factors in freshwater, estuarine, and marine habitats. Additionally, the Measure asks for development of a study plan based on critical uncertainties and research needs identified during the evaluation. This report deals with the evaluation of carrying capacity. It describes the analysis of different views of capacity as it relates to salmon survival and abundance. The report ends with conclusions and recommendations for studying carrying capacity.

Neitzel, Duane A.; Johnson, Gary E.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1983 to the DOE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Protection, Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Part 5. Overview and assessment  

SciTech Connect

The 1983 annual report from Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to the Department of Energy (DOE) describes research in environment, health, and safety conducted during fiscal year 1983. The report again consists of five parts, each in a separate volume. Part 5 of the 1983 Annual Report to the Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary for Environmental Protection, Safety and Emergency Preparedness presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Nuclear Safety and the Office of Operational Safety. For each project, as identified by the Field Task Proposal/Agreement, articles describe progress made during FY 1983. Authors of these articles represent a broad spectrum of capabilities derived from various segments of the Laboratory, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the work.

Bair, W.J.

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1989 to the DOE (Department of Energy) Office of Energy Research - Part 4: Physical Sciences  

SciTech Connect

This 1989 Annual Report from Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to the US Department of Energy (DOE) describes research in environment, safety, and health conducted during fiscal year 1989. The report again consists of five parts, each in a separate volume. This volume contains 20 papers. Part 4 of the Pacific Northwest Laboratory Annual Report of 1989 to the DOE Office of Energy Research includes those programs funded under the title Physical and Technological Research.'' The Field Task Program Studies reported in this document are grouped by budget category and each Field Task proposal/agreement is introduced by an abstract that describes the projects reported in that section. These reports only briefly indicate progress made during 1989. 74 refs., 29 figs., 6 tabs.

Toburen, L.H.; Stults, B.R.; Mahaffey, J.A.

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Predicting the spatial extent of injection-induced zones of enhanced permeability at the Northwest Geysers EGS Demonstration Project  

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We present the results of coupled thermal, hydraulic, and mechanical (THM) modeling of a proposed stimulation injection associated with an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) demonstration project at the northwest part of The Geysers geothermal field, California. The project aims at creating an EGS by directly and systematically injecting cool water at relatively low pressure into a known High Temperature (about 280 to 350 C) Zone (HTZ) located under the conventional (240 C) steam reservoir at depths below 3 km. Accurate micro-earthquake monitoring from the start of the injection will be used as a tool for tracking the development of the EGS. We first analyzed historic injection and micro-earthquake data from an injection well (Aidlin 11), located about 3 miles to the west of the new EGS demonstration area. Thereafter, we used the same modeling approach to predict the likely extent of the zone of enhanced permeability for a proposed initial injection in two wells (Prati State 31 and Prati 32) at the new EGS demonstration area. Our modeling indicates that the proposed injection scheme will provide additional steam production in the area by creating a zone of permeability enhancement extending about 0.5 km from each injection well which will connect to the overlying conventional steam reservoir.

Rutqvist, J.; Oldenburg, C.M.; Dobson, P.F.

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Structural foam-core panels in Northwest HUD-code manufactured housing: A preliminary assessment of opportunities and obstacles  

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This investigation of structural foam-core panels (foam panels) in manufactured housing was initiated during the Super Good Cents (SGC) program. The SGC program limited allowable glazing area because of the relatively high thermal losses associated with most windows. Due to their superior thermal performance, foam panels appeared to be a viable option to allow increased glazing area without compromising the thermal integrity of the wall. With the inception of the Manufactured-Housing Acquisition Program (MAP), however, the focus of this study has shifted. MAP permits unlimited glazing area if expensive, super-efficient, vinyl-framed, argon-gas-filled, low-emissivity coated windows are installed. Although MAP permits unlimited glazing area, a foam panel wall could allow the use of less expensive windows, larger window area, or less insulation and still provide the required thermal performance for the building. Bonneville contracted with the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to investigate the feasibility of using foam panels in HUD-code manufactured housing. This study presents the results from a product and literature search. The potential barriers and benefits to the use of foam panels are determined from a regional survey of the HUD-code manufacturers and foam panel producers.

Durfee, D.L.; Lee, A.D.; Onisko, S.A.

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Reaction Engineering International and Pacific Northwest Laboratory staff exchange: Addressing computational fluid dynamics needs of the chemical process industry  

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Staff exchanges, such as the one described in this report, are intended to facilitate communications and collaboration among scientists and engineers at Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, in US industry, and academia. Funding support for these exchanges is provided by the DOE, Office of Energy Research, Laboratory Technology Transfer Program. Funding levels for each exchange typically range from $20,000 to $40,000. The exchanges offer the opportunity for the laboratories to transfer technology and expertise to industry, gain a perspective to industry`s problems, and develop the basis for further cooperative efforts through Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAS) or other mechanisms. Information in this report on the staff exchange of the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) staff with Reaction Engineering International (REI) includes the significant accomplishments, significant problems, industry benefits realized, recommended follow-on work and potential benefit of that work. The objectives of this project were as follows: Work with REI to develop an understanding of the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) needs of the chemical process industry; assess the combined capabilities of the PNL and REI software analysis tools to address these needs; and establish a strategy for a future programmatically funded, joint effort to develop a new CFD tool for the chemical process industry.

Fort, J.A.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Annotated bibliography of radioactive waste management publications at Pacific Northwest Laboratory, January 1978 through July 1982. [831 abstracts  

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This bibliography lists publications (831 abstracts) from the Pacific Northwest Laboratory's Department of Energy sponsored research and development programs from January 1978 through July of 1982. The abstracts are grouped in subject categories, as shown in the table of contents. Entries in the subject index also facilitate access by subject, e.g., High-Level Radioactive Wastes. Three indexes, each preceded by a brief description, are provided: personal author, subject, and report number. Cited are research reports, journal articles, books, patents, theses, and conference papers. Excluded are technical progress reports. Since 1978 the Nuclear Waste Management Quarterly Progress Report has been published under the series number PNL-3000. Beginning in 1982, this publication has been issued semiannually, under the series number PNL-4250. This bibliography is the successor to two others, BNWL-2201 (covering the years 1965-1976) and PNL-4050 (1975-1978). It is intended to provide a useful reference to literature in waste management written or compiled by PNL staff.

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1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1987 to the DOE Office of Energy Research: Part 3, Atmospheric sciences  

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Currently, the broad goals of atmospheric research at Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) are to describe and predict the nature and fate of atmospheric contaminants and to develop an understanding of the atmospheric processes contributing to their distribution on local, regional, and continental scales in the air, in clouds, and on the surface. For several years, studies of transport and diffusion have been extended to mesoscale areas of complex terrain. Atmospheric cleansing research has expanded to a regional scale, multilaboratory investigation of precipitation scavenging processes involving the transformation and wet deposition of chemicals composing ''acid rain.'' In addition, the redistribution and long-range transport of transformed contaminants passing through clouds is recognized as a necessary extension of our research to even larger scales in the future. A few long-range tracer experiments conducted in recent years and the special opportunity for measuring the transport and removal of radioactivity following the Chernobyl reactor accident of April 1986 offer important initial data bases for studying atmospheric processes at these super-regional scales.

Elderkin, C.E.

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

North African dust and its relation to paleoclimate recorded in a sediment core from Northwest Providence Channel, Bahamas  

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Studies of the vertical distribution of insoluble residue in an 11.7 meter core recovered from 665m water depth within Northwest Providence Channel, Bahamas demonstrate cyclic fluctuations in the content and mineralogy of the insoluble residue. The insoluble residue consists of chlorite, montmorillonite, illite and kaolinite with alternating layers enriched in chlorite or montmorillonite. These fluctuations in the character of insoluble residue correspond to fluctuations of the record of oxygen isotopes and foraminiferal assemblages (paleoclimate) and of carbonate mineralogy (sea level). During glacial periods, insoluble residue concentration is high, dolomite is present and quartz, plagioclase and chlorite concentrations increase. During interglacial periods, insoluble residue concentration is low, dolomite is absent and quartz, plagioclase and chlorite concentration decreases while montmorillonite concentration increases. The source of the insoluble residue is dust derived from North Africa and transported by the Saharan Air Layer coupled with the Northeast Trades. During glacial periods, the source of the dust is the dolomite-rich southern North Africa region. This shift of the dust source suggests that the trade winds transporting the dust during glacial periods also shifted southward or expanded or both.

Eaton, M.R.; Boardman, M.R.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Independent Oversight Review of the Fire Protection Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Fire Suppression System at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory, September 2013  

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Independent Oversight Review of the Independent Oversight Review of the Fire Protection Program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Fire Suppression System at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory May 2011 February 2013 September 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose.................................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Background ............................................................................................................................................. 1 3.0 Scope....................................................................................................................................................... 2

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421

Independent Oversight Review of the Fire Protection Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Fire Suppression System at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory, September 2013  

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Independent Oversight Review of the Independent Oversight Review of the Fire Protection Program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Fire Suppression System at the Radiochemical Processing Laboratory May 2011 February 2013 September 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose.................................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Background ............................................................................................................................................. 1 3.0 Scope....................................................................................................................................................... 2

422

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1979 to the DOE Assistant Secretary for Environment. Part 5. Environmental assessment, control, health, and safety  

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Part 5 of the 1979 Annual Report to the Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for the Environment presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Technology Impacts, the Office of Environmental Compliance and Overview, and the Office of Health and Environmental Research. The report is in four sections, corresponding to the program elements: technology impacts, environmental control engineering, operational and environmental compliance, and human health studies. In each section, articles describe progress made during FY 1979 on individual projects.

Baalman, R.W.; Dotson, C.W. (eds.)

1980-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Review of the Department of Energy Office of Science Assessment of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radiochemical Processing Laboratory Criticality Alarm System, October 2012  

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Department of Energy Department of Energy Office of Science Assessment of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radiochemical Processing Laboratory Criticality Alarm System August 2012 October 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose................................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Assessment Background ........................................................................................................................ 1 3.0 Scope...................................................................................................................................................... 2

424

Review of the Department of Energy Office of Science Assessment of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radiochemical Processing Laboratory Criticality Alarm System, October 2012  

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Department of Energy Department of Energy Office of Science Assessment of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radiochemical Processing Laboratory Criticality Alarm System August 2012 October 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose................................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Assessment Background ........................................................................................................................ 1 3.0 Scope...................................................................................................................................................... 2

425

Measured electric hot water standby and demand loads from Pacific Northwest homes. End-Use Load and Consumer Assessment Program  

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The Bonneville Power Administration began the End-Use Load and Consumer Assessment Program (ELCAP) in 1983 to obtain metered hourly end-use consumption data for a large sample of new and existing residential and commercial buildings in the Pacific Northwest. Loads and load shapes from the first 3 years of data fro each of several ELCAP residential studies representing various segments of the housing population have been summarized by Pratt et al. The analysis reported here uses the ELCAP data to investigate in much greater detail the relationship of key occupant and tank characteristics to the consumption of electricity for water heating. The hourly data collected provides opportunities to understand electricity consumption for heating water and to examine assumptions about water heating that are critical to load forecasting and conservation resource assessments. Specific objectives of this analysis are to: (A) determine the current baseline for standby heat losses by determining the standby heat loss of each hot water tank in the sample, (B) examine key assumptions affecting standby heat losses such as hot water temperatures and tank sizes and locations, (C) estimate, where possible, impacts on standby heat losses by conservation measures such as insulating tank wraps, pipe wraps, anticonvection valves or traps, and insulating bottom boards, (D) estimate the EF-factors used by the federal efficiency standards and the nominal R-values of the tanks in the sample, (E) develop estimates of demand for hot water for each home in the sample by subtracting the standby load from the total hot water load, (F) examine the relationship between the ages and number of occupants and the hot water demand, (G) place the standby and demand components of water heating electricity consumption in perspective with the total hot water load and load shape.

Pratt, R.G.; Ross, B.A.

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1992 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 2, Environmental sciences  

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The 1992 Annual Report from Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to the US Department of Energy (DOE) describes research in environment and health conducted during fiscal year 1992. This report consists of four volumes oriented to particular segments of the PNL program, describing research performed for the DOE Office of Health and Environmental Research in the Office of Energy Research. The parts of the 1992 Annual Report are: Biomedical Sciences; Environmental Sciences; Atmospheric Sciences; and Physical Sciences. This Report is Part 2: Environmental Sciences. Included in this report are developments in Subsurface Science, Terrestrial Science, Laboratory-Directed Research and Development, Interactions with Educational Institutions, Technology Transfer, Publications, and Presentations. The research is directed toward developing a fundamental understanding of subsurface and terrestrial systems as a basis for both managing these critical resources and addressing environmental problems such as environmental restoration and global change. The Technology Transfer section of this report describes a number of examples in which fundamental research is laying the groundwork for the technology needed to resolve important environmental problems. The Interactions with Educational Institutions section of the report illustrates the results of a long-term, proactive program to make PNL facilities available for university and preuniversity education and to involve educational institutions in research programs. The areas under investigation include the effect of geochemical and physical phenomena on the diversity and function of microorganisms in deep subsurface environments, ways to address subsurface heterogeneity, and ways to determine the key biochemical and physiological pathways (and DNA markers) that control nutrient, water, and energy dynamics in arid ecosystems and the response of these systems to disturbance and climatic change.

Grove, L.K. [ed.; Wildung, R.E.

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1992 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 3, Atmospheric and climate research  

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Within the US Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Office of Health and Environmental Research (OHER), the atmospheric sciences and carbon dioxide research programs are part of the Environmental Sciences Division (ESD). One of the central missions of the division is to provide the DOE with scientifically defensible information on the local, regional, and global distributions of energy-related pollutants and their effects on climate. This information is vital to the definition and implementation of a sound national energy strategy. This volume reports on the progress and status of all OHER atmospheric science and climate research projects at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL). PNL has had a long history of technical leadership in the atmospheric sciences research programs within OHER. Within the ESD, the Atmospheric Chemistry Program (ACP) continues DOE`s long-term commitment to study the continental and oceanic fates of energy-related air pollutants. Research through direct measurement, numerical modeling, and laboratory studies in the ACP emphasizes the long-range transport, chemical transformation, and removal of emitted pollutants, oxidant species, nitrogen-reservoir species, and aerosols. The Atmospheric Studies in Complex Terrain (ASCOT) program continues to apply basic research on density-driven circulations and on turbulent mixing and dispersion in the atmospheric boundary layer to the micro- to mesoscale meteorological processes that affect air-surface exchange and to emergency preparedness at DOE and other facilities. Research at PNL provides basic scientific underpinnings to DOE`s program of global climate research. Research projects within the core carbon dioxide and ocean research programs are now integrated with those in the Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM), the Computer Hardware, Advanced Mathematics and Model Physics (CHAMMP), and Quantitative Links programs to form DOE`s contribution to the US Global Change Research Program.

Schrempf, R.E. [ed.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1994 to the DOE Office of Energy Research. Part 2: Atmospheric and climate research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Atmospheric research at Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) occurs in conjunction with the Atmospheric Chemistry Program (ACP) and with the Atmospheric Studies in Complex Terrain (ASCOT) Program. Solicitations for proposals and peer review were used to select research projects for funding in FY 1995. Nearly all ongoing projects were brought to a close in FY 1994. Therefore, the articles in this volume include a summary of the long-term accomplishments as well as the FY 1994 progress made on these projects. The following articles present summaries of the progress in FY 1994 under these research tasks: continental and oceanic fate of pollutants; research aircraft operations; ASCOT program management; coupling/decoupling of synoptic and valley circulations; interactions between surface exchange processes and atmospheric circulations; and direct simulations of atmospheric turbulence. Climate change research at PNL is aimed at reducing uncertainties in the fundamental processes that control climate systems that currently prevent accurate predictions of climate change and its effects. PNL is responsible for coordinating and integrating the field and laboratory measurement programs, modeling studies, and data analysis activities of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM) program. In FY 1994, PNL scientists conducted 3 research projects under the ARM program. In the first project, the sensitivity of GCM grid-ad meteorological properties to subgrid-scale variations in surface fluxes and subgrid-scale circulation patterns is being tested in a single column model. In the second project, a new and computationally efficient scheme has been developed for parameterizing stratus cloud microphysics in general circulation models. In the last project, a balloon-borne instrument package is being developed for making research-quality measurements of radiative flux divergence profiles in the lowest 1,500 meters of the Earth`s atmosphere.

NONE

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

The Northwest Geysers EGS Demonstration Project Phase 1: Pre-stimulation coupled geomechanical modeling to guide stimulation and monitoring plans  

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This paper presents activities and results associated with Phase 1 (pre-stimulation phase) of an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) demonstration project at the northwest part of The Geysers geothermal field, California. The paper presents development of a 3-D geological model, coupled thermal-hydraulic-mechanical (THM) modeling of proposed stimulation injection as well as current plans for stimulation and monitoring of the site. The project aims at creating an EGS by directly and systematically injecting cool water at relatively low pressure into a known High Temperature (about 280 to 350 C) Zone (HTZ) located under the conventional (240 C) steam reservoir at depths of {approx}3 km. Accurate micro-earthquake monitoring initiated before the start of the injection will be used as a tool for tracking the development of the EGS and monitoring changes in microseismicity. We first analyzed historic injection and micro-earthquake data from an injection well (Aidlin 11) located about 3 miles to the west of the new EGS demonstration area. Thereafter, we used the same modeling approach to predict the likely extent of the zone of enhanced permeability for a proposed initial injection in two wells (Prati State 31 and Prati 32) at the new EGS demonstration area. Our modeling indicates that the proposed injection scheme will provide additional steam production in the area by creating a zone of permeability enhancement extending about 0.5 km from each injection well which will connect to the overlying conventional steam reservoir, in agreement with the conclusions of Nielson and Moore (2000).

Rutqvist, J.; Dobson, P.F.; Oldenburg, C.M.; Garcia, J.; Walters, M.

2010-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

430

Northwest National Laboratory  

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Writers: Sue Chin, Jonni Dron, Sallie Ortiz, Writers: Sue Chin, Jonni Dron, Sallie Ortiz, Rosalind Schrempf, Virginia Sliman, Andrea McMakin, Dawn White, Britney Drollinger, Jodi Melland, Susan Bauer and Pamela Harrington Graphics: Chris DeGraaf, Nathan Johnson, Shannon Neely, Mike Perkins and Justin Yonk Subscription price: FREE Current edition, archives and subscription information available at http://www.pnl.gov/breakthroughs Direct general inquiries and distribution questions to: Lisa Teske Phone: 509-372-6850 Fax: 509-375-6550 E-mail: lisa.teske@pnl.gov Direct business inquiries to: Marketing Communications Toll-free: 1-888-375-PNNL (7665) E-mail: inquiry@pnl.gov Web site: http://www.pnl.gov Direct media inquiries to: Media Relations Phone: 509-375-3776 E-mail: greg.koller@pnl.gov Contents Special Report:

431

Northwest National Laboratory  

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Writers: Peter Bengston, Sue Chin, Writers: Peter Bengston, Sue Chin, Amy Cruz, Brittney Drollinger, Kristin Manke, Jodi Melland, Sallie Ortiz, Rosalind Schrempf, and Virginia Sliman Graphics: Chris DeGraaf, Nathan Johnson, Shannon Neely, Mike Perkins, and Elaine Schneider Subscription price: FREE Current edition, archives and subscription information available at http://www.pnl.gov/breakthroughs Direct general inquiries and distribution questions to: Lisa Teske Phone: 509-372-6850 Fax: 509-375-6550 E-mail: lisa.teske@pnl.gov Direct business inquiries to: Marketing Communications Toll-free: 1-888-375-PNNL (7665) E-mail: inquiry@pnl.gov Web site: http://www.pnl.gov Direct media inquiries to: Media Relations Phone: 509-372-6313 E-mail: staci.west@pnl.gov Contents Special Report: Environmental Renaissance

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory  

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Collision Research, Japan. Wogman, N. A., R. W. Perkins and J. H. Kaye. 1969. "An All Sodium Iodide Anticoincidence Shielded Multidimensional GallJT1a-Ray Spec- trometer for...

433

The Northwest Wind Integration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Foundation David Gates, NorthWestern Energy Terry Hudgens, PPM Energy Greg Jergeson, Montana Public Service Commission Jim Lobdell, Portland General Electric Eric Markell, Puget Sound Energy Louise McCarren, Western General Electric John Apperson, PacifiCorp Philip Augustin, Portland General Electric Jamie Austin, Pacifi

434

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,  

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natu- ral resources. Carbon emissions threaten environmental quality worldwide. Growing cities wonder where they'll acquire new supplies of clean water and electricity....

435

Northwest National Laboratory  

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method is right for your company? 12 PNNL is strong asset for Research District 12 IR&D spells success for PNNL scientists 13 Unique partnership brings new cancer treatment to...

436

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Science. Technology. Innovation. PNNL's innovative -Learning approach enriches the learning experience by problem-solving aims to use real-world contexts that require the learner to actively apply knowledge. PNNL and enable the training application to respond effectively and adapt to the learner's performance. PNNL

437

Northwest National Laboratory  

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United States and provides the only renewable alternative for liquid transportation fuel. Wood is still the largest biomass energy resource today, but other sources, such as food...

438

Northwest EMC, Bothell Lab  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Vehicles, boats and internal combustion engines. ... and internal combustion engine driven devices ... performance of external cardiac pacemakers with ...

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

439

Northwest EMC, Irvine Lab  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Star Test Methodfor External Power Supplies ... Vehicles, boats and internal combustion engines. ... and internal combustion engine driven devices ...

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

440

Northwest EMC- Minnesota Lab  

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... Vehicles, boats and internal combustion engines. ... and internal combustion engine driven devices ... performance of external cardiac pacemakers with ...

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Northwest EMC, Hillsboro Lab  

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... Vehicles, boats and internal combustion engines. ... and internal combustion engine driven devices ... performance of external cardiac pacemakers with ...

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

442

Solar 79 Northwest  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The highlights of the many public programs are described and summaries of plenary session speeches are included. Names, addresses, and solar interest codes of conference registrants are included. Eleven technical papers or summaries are included. A separate citation was prepared for each one. (MHR)

King, S [ed.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Solar 79 Northwest  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

One hundred and sixteen papers are included. One was abstracted previously. Separate entries were prepared for the remaining papers. (MHR)

King, S [ed.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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missions, nuclear materials stewardship, non-proliferation missions, the nuclear fuel life cycle, energy production. PNNL is engaged in expanding the beneficial use of...

445

Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act : Legislative History of the Act to Assist the Electrical Consumers of the Pacific Northwest through use of the Federal Columbia River Power System to Achieve Cost-Effective Energy Conservation : P.L. 96-501, 94 Stat. 2697.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act became effective when it was signed into law by President Carter on December 5, 1980. This ended a four-year debate over legislation designed to plan and coordinate the region's energy future. This legislative history is an abbreviated version taken from the larger historical file maintained by the BPA Law Library. It is intended to assist BPA personnel and others who are studying the Northwest Power Act and working on its implementation. The documents included were selected for their value in determining what Congress meant in enacting the statute and to provide the researcher with a starting point for further investigation. These documents include: a history of the Act, a chronology of the legislative action leading to passage of the law; a section-by-section analysis of the Act; the Congressional Records of Senate and House debates on the bill and its amendments, and a list of Congressional committee hearings.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Science to support DOE site cleanup: The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Environmental Management Science Program awards. Fiscal year 1998 mid-year progress report  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory was awarded ten (10) Environmental Management Science Program (EMSP) research grants in Fiscal Year 1996 and six (6) in Fiscal Year 1997. This section summarizes how each grant addresses significant US Department of Energy (DOE) cleanup issues, including those at the Hanford Site. The technical progress made to date in each of these research projects is addressed in more detail in the individual progress reports contained in this document. This research is focused primarily in four areas: Tank Waste Remediation, Spent Nuclear Fuel and Nuclear Materials, Soil and Groundwater Cleanup, and Health Effects.

NONE

1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Dose-per-Unit-Release Factors for Use in Calculating Radionuclide Air Emissions Potential-to-Emit Doses  

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This report documents assumptions and inputs used to prepare the dose-per-unit-release factors for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Site (including the buildings that make up the Physical Sciences Facility [PSF] as well as the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory [EMSL]) calculated using the EPA-approved Clean Air Act Assessment Package 1988–Personal Computer (CAP88-PC) Version 3 software package. The dose-per-unit-release factors are used to prepare dose estimates for a maximum public receptor (MPR) in support of Radioactive Air Pollutants Notice of Construction (NOC) applications for the PNNL Site.

Barnett, J. M.; Rhoads, Kathleen

2009-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

448

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1987 to the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health: Part 5: Environment, safety, health, and quality assurance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Part 5 of the 1987 Annual Report to the US Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Nuclear Safety, the Office of Environmental Guidance and Compliance, the Office of Environmental Audit, and the Office of National Environmental Policy Act Project Assistance. For each project, as identified by the Field Work Proposal, articles describe progress made during fiscal year 1987. Authors of these articles represent a broad spectrum of capabilities derived from five of the seven technical centers of the Laboratory, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the work.

Faust, L.G.; Steelman, B.L.; Selby, J.M.

1988-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Pacific Northwest Laboratory: Annual report for 1986 to the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health: Part 5, Nuclear and operational safety  

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Part 5 of the 1986 Annual Report to the Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Nuclear Safety, the Office of Operational Safety, and for the Office of Environmental Analysis. For each project, as identified by the Field Task Proposal/Agreement, articles describe progress made during fiscal year 1986. Authors of these articles represent a broad spectrum of capabilities derived from three of the seven research departments of the Laboratory, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the work.

Faust, L.G.; Kennedy, W.E.; Steelman, B.L.; Selby, J.M.

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Science to Support DOE Site Cleanup: The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Environmental Management Science Program Awards-Fiscal Year 1999 Mid-Year Progress Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory was awarded ten Environmental Management Science Program (EMSP) research grants in fiscal year 1996, six in fiscal year 1997, and eight in fiscal year 1998. This section summarizes how each grant addresses significant U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) cleanup issues, including those at the Hanford Site. The technical progress made to date in each of these research projects is addressed in more detail in the individual progress reports contained in this document. This research is focused primarily in five areas: Tank Waste Remediation, Decontamination and Decommissioning, Spent Nuclear Fuel and Nuclear Materials, Soil and Groundwater Clean Up, and Health Effects.

Peurrung, L.M.

1999-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

451

Northwest Energy Policy Project. Institutional constraints and opportunities study module V, Report on tasks 4, 5, 6, and 7. Final report  

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State governments, along with their counties, cities, public utility districts, and other local units have important responsibilities in the energy field. Their institutions and policy processes offer both constraints and opportunities in the exercise of these responsibilities. The purpose of this study is to explore them in four rather different aspects: Task 4, Public Participation; Task 5, State Rate-Making; Task 6, Siting Energy Facilities; Task 7, Unconventional Energy Sources. Public participation is basic to democratic systems, which strive to develop policies in accord with, or at least not adverse to, the wishes of the people; participation in decision making can be in the market place as well as in the voting booth or the halls of government. The state public utility commissions set rates for investor-owned utilities which supply some 23% of the electricity consumed in Washington, 72% in Oregon, and 92% in Idaho. Rates for electricity supplied by publicly-owned systems are established by their elected governing bodies. For these and other reasons there are many and widely varying rates charged in the Northwest. Siting of energy facilities presents a widely varying framework in the Northwest states also. Task 7 focuses on the institutional constraints and opportunities the states confront in seeking alternatives to the traditional pattern of looking to greater supplies of the conventional sources. Geothermal energy appears to have potential mainly as a heat source in this region. Energy conservation is considered as a policy alternative, although not an energy source. (MCW)

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1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Science to Support DOE Site Cleanup: The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Environmental Management Science Program Awards -- Fiscal Year 2002 Mid-Year Progress Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been awarded a total of 80 Environmental Management Science Program (EMSP) research grants since the inception of the program in 1996. The Laboratory has collaborated on an additional 14 EMSP awards with funding received through other institution. This report describes how each of the projects awarded in 1999, 2000, and 2001 addresses significant U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) cleanup issues, including those at the Hanford Site. The technical progress made to date in each of these research projects is addressed in the individual project reports included in this document. Projects are under way in three main areas: Tank Waste Remediation, Decontamination and Decommissioning, and Soil and Groundwater Cleanup.

Bredt, Paul R.; Ainsworth, Calvin C.; Brockman, Fred J.; Camaioni, Donald M.; Egorov, Oleg B.; Felmy, Andrew R.; Gorby, Yuri A.; Grate, Jay W.; Greenwood, Margaret S.; Hay, Benjamin P.; Hess, Nancy J.; Hubler, Timothy L.; Icenhower, Jonathan P.; Mattigod, Shas V.; McGrail, B. Peter; Meyer, Philip D.; Murray, Christopher J.; Panetta, Paul D.; Pfund, David M.; Rai, Dhanpat; Su, Yali; Sundaram, S. K.; Weber, William J.; Zachara, John M.

2002-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1980 to the DOE Assistant Secretary for Environment. Part 5. Environmental assessment, control, health and safety  

SciTech Connect

Pacific Northwest Laboratory's (PNL) 1980 annual report to the DOE Assistant Secretary for Environment describes research in environment, health, and safety conducted during fiscal year 1980. Part 5 includes technology assessments for natural gas, enhanced oil recovery, oil shale, uranium mining, magnetic fusion energy, solar energy, uranium enrichment and industrial energy utilization; regional analysis studies of environmental transport and community impacts; environmental and safety engineering for LNG, oil spills, LPG, shale oil waste waters, geothermal liquid waste disposal, compressed air energy storage, and nuclear/fusion fuel cycles; operational and environmental safety studies of decommissioning, environmental monitoring, personnel dosimetry, and analysis of criticality safety; health physics studies; and epidemiological studies. Also included are an author index, organization of PNL charts and distribution lists of the annual report, along with lists of presentations and publications. (DLS)

Baalman, R.W.; Hays, I.D. (eds.)

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1980 to the DOE Assistant Secretary for Environment. Part 5. Environmental assessment, control, health and safety  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest Laboratory's (PNL) 1980 annual report to the DOE Assistant Secretary for Environment describes research in environment, health, and safety conducted during fiscal year 1980. Part 5 includes technology assessments for natural gas, enhanced oil recovery, oil shale, uranium mining, magnetic fusion energy, solar energy, uranium enrichment and industrial energy utilization; regional analysis studies of environmental transport and community impacts; environmental and safety engineering for LNG, oil spills, LPG, shale oil waste waters, geothermal liquid waste disposal, compressed air energy storage, and nuclear/fusion fuel cycles; operational and environmental safety studies of decommissioning, environmental monitoring, personnel dosimetry, and analysis of criticality safety; health physics studies; and epidemiological studies. Also included are an author index, organization of PNL charts and distribution lists of the annual report, along with lists of presentations and publications. (DLS)

Baalman, R.W.; Hays, I.D. (eds.)

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Analyzing the Effects of Temporal Wind Patterns on the Value ofWind-Generated Electricity at Different Sites in California and theNorthwest  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Wind power production varies on a diurnal and seasonal basis. In this report, we use wind speed data modeled by TrueWind Solutions, LLC (now AWS Truewind) to assess the effects of wind timing on the value of electric power from potential wind farm locations in California and the Northwest. (Data from this dataset are referred to as ''TrueWind data'' throughout this report.) The intra-annual wind speed variations reported in the TrueWind datasets have not previously been used in published work, however, so we also compare them to a collection of anemometer wind speed measurements and to a limited set of actual wind farm production data. The research reported in this paper seeks to answer three specific questions: (1) How large of an effect can the temporal variation of wind power have on the value of wind in different wind resource areas? (2) Which locations are affected most positively or negatively by the seasonal and diurnal timing of wind speeds? (3) How compatible are wind resources in the Northwest and California with wholesale power prices and loads in either region? The latter question is motivated by the fact that wind power projects in the Northwest could sell their output into California (and vice versa), and that California has an aggressive renewable energy policy that may ultimately yield such imports. Based on our research, we reach three key conclusions. (1) Temporal patterns have a moderate impact on the wholesale market value of wind power and a larger impact on the capacity factor during peak hours. The best-timed wind power sites have a wholesale market value that is up to 4 percent higher than the average market price, while the worst-timed sites have a market value that is up to 11 percent below the average market price. The best-timed wind sites could produce as much as 30-40 percent more power during peak hours than they do on average during the year, while the worst timed sites may produce 30-60 percent less power during peak hours. (2) Northwestern markets appear to be well served by Northwestern wind and poorly served by California wind; results are less clear for California markets. Both the modeled TrueWind data and the anemometer data indicate that many Northwestern wind sites are reasonably well-matched to the Northwest's historically winter-peaking wholesale electricity prices and loads, while most California sites are poorly matched to these prices and loads. However, the TrueWind data indicate that most California and Northwestern wind sites are poorly matched to California's summer-afternoon-peaking prices and loads, while the anemometer data suggest that many of these same sites are well matched to California's wholesale prices and loads. (3) TrueWind and anemometer data agree about wind speeds in most times and places, but disagree about California's summer afternoon wind speeds: The TrueWind data indicate that wind speeds at sites in California's coastal mountains and some Northwestern locations dip deeply during summer days and stay low through much of the afternoon. In contrast, the anemometer data indicate that winds at these sites begin to rise during the afternoon and are relatively strong when power is needed most. At other times and locations, the two datasets show good agreement. This disagreement may be due in part to time-varying wind shear between the anemometer heights (20-25m) and the TrueWind reference height (50m or 70m), but may also be due to modeling errors or data collection inconsistencies.

Fripp, Matthias; Wiser, Ryan

2006-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

456

Testimony by J. William Currie, Ph.D Manager, Energy Systems Modernization Office, Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories before The Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs Washington D.C.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report consists of the testimony by J. William Currie, Manager, Energy Systems Modernization Office, Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories before The Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, Washington, DC on February 18, 1992. He states ``It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to talk with this distinguished committee about energy conservation technologies and policies, especially as they relate to federal energy use and the commercialization of energy-efficiency technologies. Clearly, using energy more efficiently offers the potential for tremendous cost savings and environmental benefits in the United States and throughout the rest of the world. The challenge, especially with regard to the federal sector, is to lay the foundation for ensuring that the citizens of our nation realize the maximum savings and environmental benefit over the long run. This is the primary focus of my comments today.``

Currie, J.W.

1992-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

457

Testimony by J. William Currie, Ph. D Manager, Energy Systems Modernization Office, Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories before The Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs Washington D. C  

SciTech Connect

This report consists of the testimony by J. William Currie, Manager, Energy Systems Modernization Office, Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories before The Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, Washington, DC on February 18, 1992. He states It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to talk with this distinguished committee about energy conservation technologies and policies, especially as they relate to federal energy use and the commercialization of energy-efficiency technologies. Clearly, using energy more efficiently offers the potential for tremendous cost savings and environmental benefits in the United States and throughout the rest of the world. The challenge, especially with regard to the federal sector, is to lay the foundation for ensuring that the citizens of our nation realize the maximum savings and environmental benefit over the long run. This is the primary focus of my comments today.''

Currie, J.W.

1992-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

458

Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1989 to the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health - Part 5: Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality Assurance  

SciTech Connect

Part 5 of the 1989 Annual Report to the US Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Environmental Guidance and Compliance, the Office of Environmental Audit, the Office of National Environmental Policy Act Project Assistance, the Office of Nuclear Safety, the Office of Safety Compliance, and the Office of Policy and Standards. For each project, as identified by the Field Work Proposal, there is an article describing progress made during fiscal year 1989. Authors of these articles represent a broad spectrum of capabilities derived from five of the seven technical centers of the Laboratory, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the work. 35 refs., 1 fig.

Faust, L.G.; Doctor, P.G.; Selby, J.M.

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

StreamNet; Northwest Aquatic Resource Information Network - Status of Salmon and Steelhead in the Columbia River Basin, 1995 Final Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Information on fish populations, fisheries, and fish habitat is crucial to the success of ongoing program to protect, recover, enhance, and manage fish resources in the Columbia River Basin. However, pertinent data are often difficult to locate because it is scattered among many agencies and is often unpublished. The goal of this annual report is to bring many diverse data types and sources into a single comprehensive report on the status of anadromous fish runs in the Columbia River Basin and the environmental conditions that may affect that status. Brief summaries are provided to identify the type and scope of available information. This synopsis is intended to complement other more detailed reports to which readers are referred for comprehensive treatment of specific subjects. This first report focuses mainly on anadromous salmon and steelhead (primarily through 1994) but the authors intend to expand the scope of future issues to include resident species. This is the first of what the authors intend to be an annual report. They welcome constructive suggestions for improvements. This report is a product of the StreamNet (formerly Coordinated Information System and Northwest Environmental Data Base) project which is a part of the Bonneville Power Administration`s program to protect, mitigate, and enhance fish and wildlife affected by the development and operation of hydroelectric facilities on the Columbia River and its tributaries. The project is called for in the Fish and Wildlife Program of the Northwest Power Planning Council. The project`s objective is to promote exchange and dissemination of information in a standardized electronic format throughout the basin. This project is administered by the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission with active participation by tribal, state, and federal fish and wildlife agencies.

Anderson, Duane A.; Beamesderfer, Raymond C. [Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Enterprise, OR (United States); Woodard, Bob [Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA (United States)

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Increasing the productivity of biomass plantations of Populus species and hybrids in the Pacific Northwest. Final report, September 14, 1981--December 31, 1996  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This final report represents the culmination of eight years of biological research devoted to increasing the productivity of short rotation plantations of Populus trichocarpa and Populus hybrids in the Pacific Northwest. Studies described herein provide an understanding of tree growth, stand development and biomass yield at various spacings, and how patterns thereof differ by Populus clone in monoclonal and polyclonal plantings. Also included is some information about factors related to wind damage in Populus plantings, use of leaf size as a predictor of growth potential, and approaches for estimating tree and stand biomass and biomass growth. The work was accomplished in three research plantations, all established cooperatively with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and located at the DNR Tree Improvement Center near Olympia. The first plantation was established in Spring 1986 to evaluate the highly touted {open_quotes}woodgrass{close_quotes} concept and compare it with more conventional short-rotation management regimes, using two Populus hybrid clones planted at five spacings. Besides providing scientific data to resolve the politicized {open_quotes}wood-grass{close_quotes} dispute, this plantation has furnished excellent data on stand dynamics and woody biomass yield. A second plantation was established at the same time; groups of trees therein received two levels of irrigation and different amounts of four fertilizer amendments, resulting in microsites with diverse moisture and nutrient conditions.

DeBell, D.S.; Harrington, C.A.; Clendenen, G.W. [USDA Forest Service, Olympia, WA (United States)] [and others

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Biomarkers of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure in northwest Gulf of Mexico marine fish and invertebrates: indicators of offshore petroleum contamination  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Higher molecular weight Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHS) associated with crude oil induce CYPIAI gene expression, and this response has been utilized as a biomarker of exposure to PAHs in aquatic and marine environments. Several benthic marine fish and invertebrates were collected in the vicinity of offshore petroleum platforms in the northwest Gulf of Mexico and subdivided with respect to distance from the platforms (i.e. "near", 3000 m). Hepatic tissues were analyzed for CYPIAI MRNA levels using a CDNA probe derived from rainbow trout, and ethoxyresorufin-0-deethylase (EROD) activity (a CYPIAI response) was also determined in the fish species. Invertebrate exposure to PAHs was estimated by determining the dose-dependent induction of EROD activity by invertebrate extracts in rat hepatoma H-4-IIE cells. CYPIAI MRNA levels and EROD activity were detected in all species, though the relative response intensities were low, indicating minimal PAH contamination at these sites. Intensities of the MRNA bands did not correlate with EROD activity in the same fish species. The results indicated that there were no consistent differences between the near and far stations as expected for a contaminant gradient. Interestingly, the CYPIAI MRNA data exhibited some inter-and intraspecies differences, suggesting genetic differences in this gene in various fish species. Bioanalysis of invertebrate extracts in rat hepatoma H-4-IIE cells also indicated low PAH contamination at the study sites. All three assays were sensitive indicators of PAH contamination.

Erickson, Cynthia Marie

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Age and magnitude of dip-slip faulting deduced from differential cooling histories: An example from the Hope fault, northwest Montana  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Determination of the age of fault motion poses a challenge in tectonics, yet rarely produces satisfactory results. The authors describe a new method in which the age and magnitude of dip-slip faulting are estimated from contrasting cooling histories of footwall and hanging wall rocks adjacent to the Hope fault, northwest Montana. The Hope fault has been interpreted in the past as a mostly right-slip fault. New kinematic data, {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar thermochronometry, and geobarometry indicate that cooling of footwall rocks at {approximately}40 Ma resulted from dip-slip movement. This movement caused vertical separation of about 3 to 5 km between footwall and hanging wall rocks, suggesting that a minimum dip-slip component of 4 km developed during the Late Eocene. These results indicate that the Hope fault experienced substantial normal slip in the Late Eocene, making it coeval with other normal and detachment-style faults in the northern U.S. Cordillera. The western Lewis and Clark line, which in part may share a common tectonic history with the Hope fault, should be re-evaluated for its role in transferring Tertiary extension between the Priest River and Bitterroot core complexes. 45 refs., 10 figs., 1 tab.

Fillipone, J.A.; Yin, An; Harrison, T.M. [Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)] [and others