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NREL: Energy Analysis - Policy Analysis  

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policy analysis evaluates policies that can advance-or provide alternatives to-renewable energy technologies in meeting national goals. Federal Policy NREL's federal policy team...

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Policy and Analysis Team | Department of Energy  

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

Policy and Analysis Team Policy and Analysis Team Policy and Analysis Team The mission of Policy and Analysis is to provide a consistent, objective, and credible analysis for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE's) activities and an understanding of the effect of various policies on EERE's core mission. This includes guiding investment decisions through credible data and scenario analyses in order to maximize their effectiveness and return on investment for the taxpayer. To browse our collection of energy analysis publications and resources, visit our resource library here. Why it Matters We inform EERE's corporate decisions and program implementation through data-driven, portfolio-based analysis of technology and policy to help drive cost-effective decisions.

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Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean...  

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

Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of...

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Financial Policy Analysis  

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Financial Policy Analysis Financial Policy Analysis NREL's financial policy analysis team examines the effects that policy has on renewable energy project financing and development. They look at how policies such as feed-in tariffs, clean renewable energy bonds, and power purchase agreements can shape the pace and structure of financing. For more on NREL's analysis of these policies, access the information below. Key Analyses for 2010 Cover of the A Policymaker's Guide to Feed-in Tariff Policy Design report. Feed-in Tariff Policy Design SEAC analysts Karlynn Cory and Claire Kreycik, along with Toby Couture of E3 Analytics and Emily Williams of the U.S. Department of State, recently published the report "A Policymaker's Guide to Feed-in Tariff Policy Design." Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are the most widely used renewable energy

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Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis | Department...  

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

Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis This report covers the states that largely fall into the Southeastern Reliability...

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Scale-Controlled Objective Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The major topic of this paper is the resolvable spatial scales that can be analyzed by statistical interpolation of an undersampled dataset. The inquiry was motivated by the need to design the most appropriate procedures for spatial analysis of ...

Katsuyuki V. Ooyama

1987-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Partnership for Economic Policy Modeling and Policy Impact Analysis (MPIA)  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Partnership for Economic Policy Modeling and Policy Impact Analysis (MPIA) Partnership for Economic Policy Modeling and Policy Impact Analysis (MPIA) Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Modeling and Policy Impact Analysis (MPIA) Model Agency/Company /Organization: Partnership for Economic Policy Sector: Climate, Energy Complexity/Ease of Use: Advanced Website: www.pep-net.org/programs/mpia/ Cost: Free Related Tools Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) SEAGA Intermediate Level Handbook Poverty Social Impact Analysis ... further results A computable general equilibrium model that accounts for the interactions among sectors and institutions, and their links with the global economy. A

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Institutional analysis for energy policy  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes principles, techniques, and other information for doing institutional analyses in the area of energy policy. The report was prepared to support DOE's Regional Issues Identification and Assessment (RIIA) program. RIIA identifies environmental, health, safety, socioeconomic, and institutional issues that could accompany hypothetical future scenarios for energy consumption and production on a regional basis. Chapter 1 provides some theoretical grounding in institutional analysis. Chapter 2 provides information on constructing institutional maps of the processes for bringing on line energy technologies and facilities contemplated in RIIA scenarios. Chapter 3 assesses the institutional constraints, opportunities, and impacts that affect whether these technologies and facilities would in fact be developed. Chapters 4 and 5 show how institutional analysis can support use of exercises such as RIIA in planning institutional change and making energy policy choices.

Morris, F.A.; Cole, R.J.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sources of Error in Objective Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The errors in objective analysis methods that are based on corrections to first-guess fields are considered. An expression that gives a decomposition of an error into three independent components is derived. To test the magnitudes of the ...

Richard Franke

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LBNL Renewable Energy Market and Policy Analysis | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

LBNL Renewable Energy Market and Policy Analysis Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Renewable Energy Market and Policy Analysis at LBNL Name Renewable Energy Market and Policy...

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Policy Analysis System (Polysys) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Policy Analysis System (Polysys) Policy Analysis System (Polysys) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Policy Analysis System (Polysys) Agency/Company /Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory/University of Tennessee Sector: Land Focus Area: Agriculture Phase: Prepare a Plan Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: www.agpolicy.org/polysys.html OpenEI Keyword(s): EERE tool, Policy Analysis System, Polysys Language: English References: Agricultural Policy Analysis Center Research Tools[1] Model U.S. planning decisions at the level of the agricultural statistics district; crop demands and market prices at the national level; and the integrated livestock sector at the national level. Includes fourteen crops and five livestock commodities.

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Bridging qualitative and quantitative methods for classifying policy actors into policy discourse communities: thematic analysis and formal concept analysis approaches  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Policy decision process is usually depicted as a neutral and technical process in which problem solving capacity of a policy decision determines the validity of its effectiveness. However, socio-political space is fragmented and policy making process ... Keywords: classification, decision making, discourse analysis, formal concept analysis, policy actors, policy communities, policy decisions, policy networks, thematic analysis

Ahmet K. Suerdem

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling and Analysis Session: Market, Value, and Policy Analysis (Presentation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Primary objectives: to provide a broad range of analytical support to the Solar Program; and to anticipate and respond to the rapidly evolving analytical needs of the Solar Program. Three broad types of analysis are being carried out under this project including: (1) Market analysis: Developing a PV market penetration model--the SolarDS model--and other tools, in order to gain insight into the factors influencing market penetration of PV technology in U.S. markets. (2) Value analysis: Providing inputs to, support for, and review of the annual GPRA benefits analysis. Also developing methods and tools for improving the quantification of the benefits and cost of solar technologies. (3) Policy analysis: Defining and carrying out analysis that meets the needs of the Solar Energy Technologies Program in a timely fashion, for example evaluating the potential role of solar in the energy economy in the long-term.

Margolis, R. M.

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis - State and Local Policy Analysis  

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State and Local Policy Analysis State and Local Policy Analysis NREL's state and local policy analysis team examines the effects of policy on renewable energy development and deployment on a state and local level. Clean Energy Policy Analyses Project One of NREL's key state and local policy initiatives is the Clean Energy Policy Analyses (CEPA) project. Through this project, NREL analysts seek to quantify the connection between state and local policies and clean energy market development and identify the impact of state policy on decision makers. Learn more about CEPA on the NREL State & Local Activities website. Key Analyses for 2012 Cover of the Including Alternative Resources in State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Current Design and Implementation Experience report State Renewable Portfolio Standards

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Object Delineation in Noisy Images by a Modified Policy-Iteration Method  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The contours of isolated objects in noisy images may be detected with a minimal cost contour detection algorithm. An algorithm that is based on the policy-iteration method for locating the closed minimal cost path is introduced. Computational results ... Keywords: closed minimal cost path, cost coefficient matrix, iterative methods, noisy images, object delineation, optimisation, pattern recognition, picture processing, policy-iteration method, scintigraphic images

Adrie C. M. Dumay; Mariëlle N. A. J. Claessens; Cees Roos; Jan J. Gerbrands; Johan H. C. Reiber

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Objective analysis of toolmarks in forensics  

SciTech Connect

Since the 1993 court case of Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. the subjective nature of toolmark comparison has been questioned by attorneys and law enforcement agencies alike. This has led to an increased drive to establish objective comparison techniques with known error rates, much like those that DNA analysis is able to provide. This push has created research in which the 3-D surface profile of two different marks are characterized and the marks’ cross-sections are run through a comparative statistical algorithm to acquire a value that is intended to indicate the likelihood of a match between the marks. The aforementioned algorithm has been developed and extensively tested through comparison of evenly striated marks made by screwdrivers. However, this algorithm has yet to be applied to quasi-striated marks such as those made by the shear edge of slip-joint pliers. The results of this algorithm’s application to the surface of copper wire will be presented. Objective mark comparison also extends to comparison of toolmarks made by firearms. In an effort to create objective comparisons, microstamping of firing pins and breech faces has been introduced. This process involves placing unique alphanumeric identifiers surrounded by a radial code on the surface of firing pins, which transfer to the cartridge’s primer upon firing. Three different guns equipped with microstamped firing pins were used to fire 3000 cartridges. These cartridges are evaluated based on the clarity of their alphanumeric transfers and the clarity of the radial code surrounding the alphanumerics.

Grieve, Taylor N. [Ames Laboratory

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Federal Policy Analysis  

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various RPS targets with the emissions caps. The generation mix, carbon emissions, and electricity price are examined for various policy combinations to simulate the effect of...

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Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector...  

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Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India Title Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India...

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LBNL Renewable Energy Market and Policy Analysis | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

LBNL Renewable Energy Market and Policy Analysis (Redirected from Renewable Energy Market and Policy Analysis at LBNL) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Renewable Energy Market and...

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Comparative analysis of evaluation techniques for transport policies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of this paper is to examine and compare the use of a number of policy evaluation tools, which can be used to measure the impact of transport policies and programmes as part of a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) or sustainability appraisal. The evaluation tools that were examined include cost-benefit analysis (CBA), cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) and multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA). It was concluded that both CEA and CBA are useful for estimating the costs and/or benefits associated with transport policies but are constrained by the difficulty in quantifying non-market impacts and monetising total costs and benefits. Furthermore, CEA is limited to identifying the most 'cost-effective policy' for achieving a single, narrowly defined objective, usually greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction and is, therefore, not suitable for evaluating policy options with ancillary costs or a variety of potential benefits. Thus, CBA or CEA evaluation should be complemented by a complete environmental and socio-economic impact assessment approach such as MCDA. This method allows for participatory analysis and qualitative assessment but is subject to caveats such as subjectivity and value-laden judgments.

Browne, David, E-mail: davidbrowne2@gmail.co [Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin (TCD), Dublin 2 (Ireland); Ryan, Lisa, E-mail: Lisa.RYAN@iea.or [International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris (France)

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact...  

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

Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean...

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Policy Analysis Improved Accounting of Emissions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-scale energy storage include pumped hydro storage (PHS), advanced batteries, and hydrogen. Virtually allPolicy Analysis Improved Accounting of Emissions from Utility Energy Storage System Operation P A U proposed utility-scale energy storage systems in the U.S. will use the spare output capacity of existing

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Variational Objective Analysis for Atmospheric Field Programs: A Model Assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of this study is to examine the effectiveness of the variational objective analysis (VOA) for producing realistic diagnoses of atmospheric field program data. Simulations from the Naval Research Laboratory's Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere ...

D. E. Waliser; J. A. Ridout; S. Xie; M. Zhang

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Objective Analysis of Planetary-Scale Flow  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Forecast in the medium and longer range requires an accurate forecast of the scale flow. An accurate large-scale forecast requires an accurate, large-scale, initial, objective analysis. The present study examines the accuracy of large objective ...

Roger Daley; Werner Wergen; Gerard Cats

1986-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis (Revised)  

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Southeast Regional Clean Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis Revised Joyce McLaren Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-49192 Revised April 2011 ERRATA SHEET NREL REPORT/PROJECT NUMBER: TP-6A20-49192 TITLE: Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis AUTHOR(S): Joyce McLaren ORIGINAL PUBLICATION DATE: January 2011 DATE OF CORRECTIONS (MM/YYYY): 04/2011 The following figures and tables were replaced: Page vii, Figure ES-2 Page ix, Table ES-1 Page 12, Table 1 Page 20, Figure 10 Page 51, Table 11 Page 52, Figure 18 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401

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Error Determination of a Successive Correction Type Objective Analysis Scheme  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Purdue Regional Objective Analysis of the Mesoscale (PROAM) is a successive correction type scheme for the analysis of surface meteorological data. The scheme is subjected to a series of experiments to evaluate its performance under a variety ...

David R. Smith; Fred W. Leslie

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Practical Approximation to Optimal Four-Dimensional Objective Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An iterative four-dimensional objective analysis scheme is described. The method is derived by approximating a variational algorithm which should give an optimal four-dimensional analysis The complete set of operationally available observations, ...

Andrew C. Lorenc

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cross-impacts analysis development and energy policy analysis applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Purpose of this report is to describe the cross-impact analysis process and microcomputer software developed for the Office of Policy, Planning, and Analysis (PPA) of DOE. First introduced in 1968, cross-impact analysis is a technique that produces scenarios of future conditions and possibilities. Cross-impact analysis has several unique attributes that make it a tool worth examining, especially in the current climate when the outlook for the economy and several of the key energy markets is uncertain. Cross-impact analysis complements the econometric, engineering, systems dynamics, or trend approaches already in use at DOE. Cross-impact analysis produces self-consistent scenarios in the broadest sense and can include interaction between the economy, technology, society and the environment. Energy policy analyses that couple broad scenarios of the future with detailed forecasting can produce more powerful results than scenario analysis or forecasts can produce alone.

Roop, J.M.; Scheer, R.M.; Stacey, G.S.

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OpenStudio Policy Analysis Tool | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

OpenStudio Policy Analysis Tool OpenStudio Policy Analysis Tool Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: OpenStudio Policy Analysis Tool Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Climate Focus Area: Geothermal Phase: Evaluate Options Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: openstudio.nrel.gov/openstudio-getting-started/policy-analysis-tool/ OpenEI Keyword(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tools Language: English References: Policy Analysis Tool[1] Perform simple modeling and analysis by visually comparing sets of perturbation results and evaluating them against collections of standards rules. The Policy Analysis Tool is a data manipulation and data visualization tool

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Multi-objective fuel policies: Renewable fuel standards versus Fuel greenhouse gas intensity standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

report: 2009 Update. REN21 Renewable Energy Policy NetworkRecent Devel- opments in Renewable Technologies: R&Dobjective fuel policies: Renewable fuel standards versus

Rajagopal, Deepak

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Objective Analysis and Assimilation of Observational Data from FGGE  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An objective analysis scheme developed at the Goddard Laboratory for Atmospheric Sciences (GLAS) to assimilate meteorological data is described. Wind, geopotential height, and relative humidity are analyzed on mandatory pressure levels. Surface ...

Wayman E. Baker

1983-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Multiquadric Interpolation for Meteorological Objective Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The method of multiquadric interpolation is described and compared to the Barnes and Cressman methods of meteorological objective analysis. The method of multiquadric interpolation uses hyperboloid radial basis functions to fit scattered data to ...

Wendell A. Nuss; David W. Titley

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Objective Analysis of Tornado Risk in the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, an objective analysis of spatial tornado risk in the United States is performed, using a somewhat different dataset than in some previous tornado climatologies. We focus on significant tornadoes because their reporting frequency has ...

Timothy A. Coleman; P. Grady Dixon

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An Objective Isobaric/Isentropic Technique for Upper Air Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An objective meteorological analysis technique has been developed to provide both horizontal and vertical (cross-sectional) upper air analyses. The horizontal analyses are made at grid points that lie on isobaric levels in a conventional manner. ...

Robert L. Mancuso; Roy M. Endlich; L. J. Ehernberger

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Analysis Project (SCEPA) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Industry Topics: Market analysis, Policiesdeployment programs Resource Type: Publications Website:...

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State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and the Pursuit  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Manufacturing Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Manufacturing Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner: NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Industry Topics: Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Publications Website: www.nrel.gov/docs/fy10osti/46672.pdf

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DEVELOPING NEW TOOLS FOR POLICY ANALYSIS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the past three years, the Office of Security Policy has been aggressively pursuing substantial improvements in the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations and directives related to safeguards and security (S&S). An initial effort focused on areas where specific improvements could be made. This revision was completed during 2009 with the publication of a number of revised manuals. Developing these revisions involved more than 100 experts in the various disciplines involved, yet the changes made were only those that could be identified and agreed upon based largely on expert opinion. The next phase of changes will be more analytically based. A thorough review of the entire (S&S) directives set will be conducted using software tools to analyze the present directives with a view toward 1) identifying areas of positive synergism among topical areas, 2) identifying areas of unnecessary duplication within and among topical areas, and 3) identifying requirements that are less than effective in achieving the intended protection goals. This paper will describe the software tools available and in development that will be used in this effort. Some examples of the output of the tools will be included, as will a short discussion of the follow-on analysis that will be performed when these outputs are available to policy analysts.

Donovan, Richard L.; Schwartz, Michael J.; Selby, Kevin B.; Uecker, Norma J.

2010-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Although solar costs are dropping rapidly, solar power is still more expensive than conventional and other renewable energy options. The solar sector still needs continuing government policy support. These policies are driven by objectives that go beyond the goal of achieving grid parity. The need to achieve multiple objectives and ensure sufficient political support for solar power makes it diffi cult for policy makers to design the optimal solar power policy. The dynamic and uncertain nature of the solar industry, combined with the constraints offered by broader economic, political and social conditions further complicates the task of policy making. This report presents an analysis of solar promotion policies in seven countries - Germany, Spain, the United States, Japan, China, Taiwan, and India - in terms of their outlook, objectives, policy mechanisms and outcomes. The report presents key insights, primarily in qualitative terms, and recommendations for two distinct audiences. The first audience consists of global policy makers who are exploring various mechanisms to increase the penetration of solar power in markets to mitigate climate change. The second audience consists of key Indian policy makers who are developing a long-term implementation plan under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission and various state initiatives.

Deshmukh, Ranjit; Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Gambhir, Ashwin; Phadke, Amol

2011-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Policy and System Analysis - Center for Transportation...  

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Energy Policy & System Analysis Technology roadmapping; Workforce development and green jobs; Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE); enabling physical...

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State Clean Energy Policies Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal...  

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

Technical Report State Clean Energy Policies NRELTP-6A2-47376 Analysis: State, Utility, and May 2010 Municipal Loan Programs Eric Lantz Technical Report State Clean Energy...

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Web-based Analysis Tools for Appliance Efficiency Policies in...  

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Appliance Standards Project (CLASP) is to transfer appliance efficient policy analysis technologies and benefits to developing countries. In this talk we describe the...

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Policy Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Policy Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) Policy Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Policy Analysis Modeling System Agency/Company /Organization: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings, Energy Efficiency Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Spreadsheet Website: clasponline.org/ResourcesTools/Tools/PolicyAnalysisModelingSystem Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/policy-analysis-modeling-system-pams Regulations: "Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling,Net Metering & Interconnection" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

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PV1 : an interactive computer model to support commercialization policy for photovoltaics policy analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is the demonstrate the use of PVI as a policy analysis device. This analysis consists of the creation of a base case and the subsequent running of 50 additional cases to demonstrate the effects ...

Wulfe, Martin

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy and Environmental Policy Analysis - Center for Transportation  

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Energy and Energy and Environmental Policy Analysis The Center for Transportation Analysis does specialty research and development in Energy and Environmental Policy Analysis. Transportation systems in the U.S. and around the world face the challenge of providing for increased mobility of people and goods while reducing impacts on the environment and finding sustainable sources of energy. Governmental policies, from investment in research to information, efficiency or emissions standards and fiscal measures, play a critical role in the effort to create a sustainable transportation system. The Transportation Energy and Environmental Policy program conducts research and policy analysis to support the development of efficient, effective and equitable policies to achieve a sustainable transportation system.

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Policy Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) (Redirected from Policy Analysis Modeling System) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Policy Analysis Modeling System Agency/Company /Organization: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings, Energy Efficiency Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Spreadsheet Website: clasponline.org/ResourcesTools/Tools/PolicyAnalysisModelingSystem Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/policy-analysis-modeling-system-pams Regulations: "Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling,Net Metering & Interconnection" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

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1 Energy Markets and Policy Group Energy Analysis Department An Analysis of the Effects of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Energy Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department An Analysis of the Effects and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department Effects of Residential PV Systems on Home Sales Prices · Future Areas For Research · Questions? #12;3 Energy Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department

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A robust color object analysis approach to efficient image retrieval  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe a novel indexing and retrieval methodology integrating color, texture, and shape information for content-based image retrieval in image databases. This methodology, we call CLEAR, applies unsupervised image segmentation to partition an image ... Keywords: clustering, content-based image retrieval, efficiency, fuzzy logic, object analysis, region-based features

Ruofei Zhang; Zhongfei Zhang

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Objective Analysis Using Hough Vectors Evaluated at Irregularly Spaced Locations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Objective analysis can he performed on irregularly spaced observation points by fitting selected functions to the observations. A simple least-squares fit is found to be both impractical and ill-conditioned, the latter because of gaps in the data ...

Isidore Halberstam; Shu-Lin Tung

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic Sequencing for State Distributed PV Policies: A Quantitative Analysis of Policy Impacts and Interactions  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

State and local policymakers show increasing interest in spurring the development of customer-sited distributed generation (DG), in particular solar photovoltaic (PV) markets. Prompted by that interest, this analysis examines the use of state policy as a tool to support the development of a robust private investment market. This analysis builds on previous studies that focus on government subsidies to reduce installation costs of individual projects and provides an evaluation of the impacts of policies on stimulating private market development.

Doris, E.; Krasko, V.A.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AN ANALYSIS OF FORECAST BASED REORDER POINT POLICIES : THE BENEFIT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AN ANALYSIS OF FORECAST BASED REORDER POINT POLICIES : THE BENEFIT OF USING FORECASTS Mohamed Zied Ch^atenay-Malabry Cedex, France Abstract: In this paper, we analyze forecast based inventory control policies for a non-stationary demand. We assume that forecasts and the associated uncertainties are given

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) | Open Energy  

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NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) (Redirected from State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA)) Jump to: navigation, search Name NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) Agency/Company /Organization NREL Website http://www.nrel.gov/applying_t References Clean Energy Policy Analysis[1] Tool Summary Name: Clean Energy Policy Analysis Project (SCEPA) Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Security, - Environmental and Biodiversity Website: www.nrel.gov/applying_technologies/state_local_activities/cepa.html Country: United States Northern America Coordinates: 37.09024°, -95.712891° 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":37.09024,"lon":-95.712891,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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DOE Hydrogen Analysis Repository: Policy Office Electricity Modeling System  

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Policy Office Electricity Modeling System (POEMS) Policy Office Electricity Modeling System (POEMS) Project Summary Full Title: Policy Office Electricity Modeling System (POEMS) Project ID: 93 Principal Investigator: Lessly Goudarzi Purpose Designed and built by OnLocation specifically to address electricity industry restructuring issues Performer Principal Investigator: Lessly Goudarzi Organization: OnLocation, Inc. Address: Suite 300, 501 Church Street Vienna, VA 22180 Telephone: 703-938-5151 Email: goudarzi@onlocationinc.com Project Description Type of Project: Model Category: Energy Infrastructure Products/Deliverables Description: National Transmission Grid Study - Appendix A Publication Title: Policy Office Electricty Modeling System (POEMS) and Documentation for Transmission Analysis (PDF 461 KB) Download Adobe Reader.

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Multi-objective fuel policies: Renewable fuel standards versus Fuel greenhouse gas intensity standards  

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E?ect of Biofuels on Crude Oil Markets. Agbioforum, 2010(Price elasticity of demand for crude oil: estimates for 23of alter- natives to crude oil. These policies are viewed as

Rajagopal, Deepak

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-objective fuel policies: Renewable fuel standards versus Fuel greenhouse gas intensity standards  

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D. Zilberman. The E?ect of Biofuels on Crude Oil Markets.Lapan and G.C. Moschini. Biofuels policies and welfare: IsInvestment in Advanced Biofuels. Annual Review of Resource

Rajagopal, Deepak

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of SEA in integrating and balancing high policy objectives in European cohesion funding programmes  

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Funding programmes for European cohesion policy are a crucial tool to support the sustainability goals of the European Union and national policies of its member states. All these funding programmes require a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) to enhance sustainable development. This article compares five first SEA applications at cohesion policy level to discuss challenges, limitations and benefits of this instrument. In order to support the SEA-process a 'Handbook on SEA for Cohesion Policy 2007-13' (GRDP 2006) was developed. The paper examines the special requirements and challenges at the programme level given the special conditions for stakeholder involvement, integration of SEA in the programme development process and strategies to cope with uncertainties to ensure real compatibility with policy goals. Using action research and in-depth interviews with SEA planners and programme managers enabled us to analyse the suitability of the methodology proposed by the handbook. The results show that some recommendations of the handbook should be changed in order to increase the transparency and to enhance the standard and comparability of the SEA-documents. Overall the SEA proved to be a rather successful tool for the integration of sustainability goals at the EU and national policy levels. Its particular strengths emerged as the process makes uncertainties visible and leads to possible redefinitions while maintaining actual policy goals. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Comparing five case studies of first applications of SEA at cohesion policy level. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Overall the SEA proved to be a rather successful tool for the integration of sustainability goals. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The study makes uncertainties visible and shows how SEA could lead to possible redefinitions.

Jiricka, Alexandra, E-mail: alexandra.jiricka@boku.ac.at; Proebstl, Ulrike, E-mail: ulrike.proebstl@boku.ac.at

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis | Department of Energy  

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Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis Revolution Now For four key clean energy technologies, the clean energy future has already arrived. Read more U.S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities Report A Department of Energy report examines current and potential future impacts of these climate trends on the U.S. energy sector. Read more eGallon eGallon provides a quick and simple metric to allow electric vehicle (EV) drivers to see how much they can save on fuel. Read more EPSA Leadership Melanie A. Kenderdine Director of the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis More about Melanie A. Kenderdine Jonathan Pershing Principal Deputy Director of the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis More about Jonathan Pershing Mike Carr Senior Advisor and EERE Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary

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Climate and Energy Policy for U.S. Passenger Vehicles: A Technology-Rich Economic Modeling and Policy Analysis  

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Climate and Energy Policy for U.S. Passenger Vehicles: A Technology-Rich Economic Modeling and Energy Policy for U.S. Passenger Vehicles: A Technology-Rich Economic Modeling and Policy Analysis and energy security concerns have prompted policy action in the United States and abroad to reduce petroleum

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Strategic Sequencing for State Distributed PV Policies: A Quantitative Analysis of Policy Impacts and Interactions  

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Strategic Sequencing for State Strategic Sequencing for State Distributed PV Policies: A Quantitative Analysis of Policy Impacts and Interactions V.A. Krasko and E. Doris National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technical Report NREL/TP-7A30-56428 October 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Strategic Sequencing for State Distributed PV Policies: A Quantitative Analysis of Policy Impacts and Interactions V.A. Krasko and E. Doris National Renewable Energy Laboratory Prepared under Task No. SM12.1070

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State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Manufacturing  

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2 2 February 2010 State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Manufacturing Eric Lantz, Frank Oteri, Suzanne Tegen, and Elizabeth Doris National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A2-46672 February 2010 State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Manufacturing Eric Lantz, Frank Oteri, Suzanne Tegen, and Elizabeth Doris Prepared under Task No. IGST.9000 NOTICE

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Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative  

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7891 7891 April 2010 Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative S. Busche and E. Doris National Renewable Energy Laboratory R. Braccio, D. Lippert, P. Finch, D. O'Toole, and J. Fetter Booz Allen Hamilton National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-7A2-47891 April 2010 Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy

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Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative  

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891 891 April 2010 Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative S. Busche and E. Doris National Renewable Energy Laboratory R. Braccio, D. Lippert, P. Finch, D. O'Toole, and J. Fetter Booz Allen Hamilton National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-7A2-47891 April 2010 Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy

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NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) | Open Energy  

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NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) Jump to: navigation, search Name NREL State Clean Energy Policies Analysis Project (SCEPA) Agency/Company /Organization NREL Website http://www.nrel.gov/applying_t References Clean Energy Policy Analysis[1] Tool Summary Name: Clean Energy Policy Analysis Project (SCEPA) Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Security, - Environmental and Biodiversity Website: www.nrel.gov/applying_technologies/state_local_activities/cepa.html Country: United States Northern America Coordinates: 37.09024°, -95.712891° 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":37.09024,"lon":-95.712891,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Poverty and Social Impact Analysis—Linking Macroeconomic Policies to Poverty Outcomes: Summary of Early Experiences  

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The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. Working Papers describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to further debate. The objective of this paper is to present some early experiences of poverty and social impact analysis (PSIA) from the PRGF-supported programs in the African Department. The paper illustrates that many staff country reports have taken a first step toward PSIA by making more explicit the links between poverty and policies. Various examples highlight that even though relationships can be complex and analysis, as a result, may not be definitive, it is possible to assess some of the potential poverty effects even in countries with limited data, and therefore contribute to a more informed policy debate and design. The paper concludes that PSIA can help design policies that are more propoor, better define compensatory and complementary measures where appropriate, and support country ownership of reforms by promoting a public debate on trade-offs between policy choices. In light of this, the paper suggests that PRGF policy advice would benefit from more systematic PSIA and that staff country reports could report more on the potential policy trade-offs and poverty

Prepared Caroline; M. Robb

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deriving operating policies for multi-objective reservoir systems: Application of Self-Learning Genetic Algorithm  

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Optimal multi-reservoir operation is a multi-objective problem in nature and some of its objectives are nonlinear, non-convex and multi-modal functions. There are a few areas of application of mathematical optimization models with a richer or more diverse ... Keywords: Genetic algorithm, Multi-objective optimization, Multi-reservoir operation, Self-Organizing Map (SOM), Variable Neighborhood Search (VNS), Water quality management

Mehrdad Hakimi-Asiabar; Seyyed Hassan Ghodsypour; Reza Kerachian

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Market and Policy Impact Analysis Staff  

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research interests Policy & environmental Energy planning & project development More information on Kelli Anderson Photo of Lori Bird Lori Bird Senior Analyst Areas of expertise...

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MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model | Open Energy  

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MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model Agency/Company /Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Topics: Analysis Tools Complexity/Ease of Use: Not Available Website: dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/29790 Cost: Free Related Tools IGES GHG Calculator For Solid Waste Energy and Power Evaluation Program (ENPEP) Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) Model ... further results The part of the MIT Integrated Global Systems Model (IGSM) that represents human systems; a recursive-dynamic multi-regional general equilibrium model

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State Clean Energy Policies Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal Loan  

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Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal Loan Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal Loan Programs Jump to: navigation, search Name State Clean Energy Policies Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal Loan Programs Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner Eric Lantz Focus Area People and Policy, Renewable Energy Phase Evaluate Options Resource Type Guide/manual Availability Publicly available--Free Publication Date 5/1/2010 Website http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy10o References State Clean Energy Policies Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal Loan Programs[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Highlights 3 Related Tools 4 References Overview This report is a continued and collaborative effort with the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (DOE-EERE) to analyze the

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Green policy making and analysis support via process systems engineering tools  

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Environmental (Green) policymaking is the process of designing and applying environmental policies that is interdisciplinary in nature. Therefore the environmental policy analysis and making may include wide range of information and data; scientific, ... Keywords: activity models, green policy design, multi-dimensional formalism, ontologies, policy analysis, policy support system

Nasser Ayoub; Yuji Naka

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bi-objective optimization of the intermodal terminal location problem as a policy-support tool  

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Determining the optimal layout of an intermodal terminal network, more specifically the optimal locations of the terminals, is a complicated matter that requires adequate decision support tools. In this paper, a bi-objective model is developed, minimizing ... Keywords: Bi-objective optimization, GRASP, Intermodal terminal location, Metaheuristics

Kenneth SöRensen; Christine Vanovermeire

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis (Revised)  

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More than half of the electricity produced in the southeastern states is fuelled by coal. Although the region produces some coal, most of the states depend heavily on coal imports. Many of the region's aging coal power facilities are planned for retirement within the next 20 years. However, estimates indicate that a 20% increase in capacity is needed over that time to meet the rapidly growing demand. The most common incentives for energy efficiency in the Southeast are loans and rebates; however, total public spending on energy efficiency is limited. The most common state-level policies to support renewable energy development are personal and corporate tax incentives and loans. The region produced 1.8% of the electricity from renewable resources other than conventional hydroelectricity in 2009, half of the national average. There is significant potential for development of a biomass market in the region, as well as use of local wind, solar, methane-to-energy, small hydro, and combined heat and power resources. Options are offered for expanding and strengthening state-level policies such as decoupling, integrated resource planning, building codes, net metering, and interconnection standards to support further clean energy development. Benefits would include energy security, job creation, insurance against price fluctuations, increased value of marginal lands, and local and global environmental paybacks.

McLaren, J.

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Code based analysis for object-oriented systems  

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The basic features of object-oriented software makes it difficult to apply traditional testing methods in object-oriented systems. Control Flow Graph (CFG) is a well-known model used for identification of independent paths in procedural software. This ... Keywords: extended control flow graph, extended cyclomatic complexity, graph-based testing, object-oriented testing, test paths

Swapan Bhattacharya; Ananya Kanjilal

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DIRECT USE OF NATURAL GAS: ANALYSIS AND POLICY OPTIONS  

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and at past market changes in the energy industry. Both electricity and natural gas distribution are regulated1 DIRECT USE OF NATURAL GAS: ANALYSIS AND POLICY OPTIONS Northwest Power Planning Council Issue Paper 94-41 August 11, 1994 Introduction Lower natural gas prices, apparently adequate gas supplies

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DIRECT USE OF NATURAL GAS: ANALYSIS AND POLICY OPTIONS  

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. The important point is that whether natural gas or electricity is more energy efficient depends on specific1 DIRECT USE OF NATURAL GAS: ANALYSIS AND POLICY OPTIONS Northwest Power Planning Council Issue Paper 94-41 August 11, 1994 Introduction Lower natural gas prices, apparently adequate gas supplies

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Further Sensitivity Analysis of Hypothetical Policies to Limit  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Table 1. List of carbon dioxide policy cases Table 1. List of carbon dioxide policy cases Table 2. Summary of selected case results, 2011 and 2025 Table 3. Summary of results, 2011 and 2040 Table 4. Regional electricity prices, 2011 actual and 2025 in alternative cases Table 5. Regional electricity prices, 2011 actual and 2040 in alternative cases Interactive Table Viewer › Provides custom data associated with run information. Further Sensitivity Analysis of Hypothetical Policies to Limit Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions Supplement to the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 - Release date: July 18, 2013 Executive Summary The Annual Energy Outlook 2013 (AEO2013) included several alternative cases in which hypothetical carbon dioxide (CO2) emission fees were imposed on fossil fuel consumers on an economy-wide basis. The fees start at $10, $15,

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, Analysis of U.S. Net Metering and Interconnection Policy  

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Historically, the absence of interconnection standards has been one of the primary barriers to the deployment of distributed generation (DG) in the United States. Although significant progress in the development of interconnection standards was achieved at both the federal and state levels in 2005, interconnection policy and net-metering policy continue to confound regulators, lawmakers, DG businesses, clean-energy advocates and consumers. For this reason it is critical to keep track of developments related to these issues. The North Carolina Solar Center (NCSC) is home to two Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) projects -- the National Interconnection Project and the Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE). This paper will present the major federal and state level policy developments in interconnection and net metering in 2005 and early 2006. It will also present conclusions based an analysis of data collected by these two projects.

Haynes, Rusty; Cook, Chris

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic cost-benefit analysis of energy policies: detailed projections  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Current US energy policy includes many programs directed toward restructuring the energy system in order to decrease US dependence on foreign supplies and to increase our reliance on plentiful and environmentally benign energy forms. However, recent events have led to renewed concern over the direction of current energy policy. This study describes three possible energy strategies and analyzes each in terms of its economic, environmental, and national security benefits and costs. Each strategy is represented by a specific policy. In the first, no additional programs or policies are initiated beyond those currently in effect or announced. The second is directed toward reducing the growth in energy demand, i.e., energy conservation. The third promotes increased domestic supply through accelerated development of synthetic and unconventional fuels. The analysis focuses on the evaluation and comparison of these strategy alternatives with respect to their energy, economic, and environmental consequences. Results indicate that conservation can substantially reduce import dependence and slow the growth of energy demand, with only a small macroeconomic cost and with substantial environmental benefits; the synfuels policy reduces imports by a smaller amount, does not reduce the growth in energy demand, involves substantial environmental costs and slows the rate of economic growth. These relationships could be different if the energy savings per unit cost for conservation are less than anticipated, or if the costs of synthetic fuels can be significantly lowered. Given these uncertainties, both conservation and RD and D support for synfuels should be included in future energy policy. However, between these policy alternatives, conservation appears to be the preferred strategy. The results of this study are presented in three reports (see also BNL--51105 and BNL--51128). 11 references, 3 figures, 61 tables.

Davitian, H.; Groncki, P.J.; Kleeman, P.; Lukachinski, J.

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Tax Incentives  

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As a policy tool, state tax incentives can be structured to help states meet clean energy goals. Policymakers often use state tax incentives in concert with state and federal policies to support renewable energy deployment or reduce market barriers. This analysis used case studies of four states to assess the contributions of state tax incentives to the development of renewable energy markets. State tax incentives that are appropriately paired with complementary state and federal policies generally provide viable mechanisms to support renewable energy deployment. However, challenges to successful implementation of state tax incentives include serving project owners with limited state tax liability, assessing appropriate incentive levels, and differentiating levels of incentives for technologies with different costs. Additionally, state tax incentives may result in moderately higher federal tax burdens. These challenges notwithstanding, state tax incentives that consider certain policy design characteristics can support renewable energy markets and state clean energy goals.The scale of their impact though is directly related to the degree to which they support the renewable energy markets for targeted sectors and technologies. This report highlights important policy design considerations for policymakers using state tax incentives to meet clean energy goals.

Lantz, E.; Doris, E.

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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African Easterly Waves during 2004—Analysis Using Objective Techniques  

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African easterly waves (AEWs) are identified in numerical model analyses using an objective technique based on the 700-hPa streamfunction field. This method has been developed to (i) reduce the amount of manual data interpretation, (ii) reduce ...

Gareth Berry; Chris Thorncroft; Tim Hewson

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Can Gradient Information Be Used to Improve Variational Objective Analysis?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A variational scheme for the analysis of scalar variables is developed and compared to two-pass and three-pass versions of the Barnes analysis scheme. The variational scheme, appropriate for diagnostic studies, is similar to a previously ...

Phillip L. Spencer; Jidong Gao

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scientific Analysis Is Essential to Assess Biofuel Policy Effects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Land-use change (LUC) estimated by economic models has sparked intense international debate. Models estimate how much LUC might be induced under prescribed scenarios and rely on assumptions to generate LUC values. It is critical to test and validate underlying assumptions with empirical evidence. Furthermore, this modeling approach cannot answer if any specific indirect effects are actually caused by biofuel policy. The best way to resolve questions of causation is via scientific methods. Kim and Dale attempt to address the question of if, rather than how much, market-induced land-use change is currently detectable based on the analysis of historic evidence, and in doing so, explore some modeling assumptions behind the drivers of change. Given that there is no accepted approach to estimate the global effects of biofuel policy on land-use change, it is critical to assess the actual effects of policies through careful analysis and interpretation of empirical data. Decision makers need a valid scientific basis for policy decisions on energy choices.

Kline, Keith L [ORNL; Oladosu, Gbadebo A [ORNL; Dale, Virginia H [ORNL; McBride, Allen [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VC-Dimension Analysis of Object Recognition Tasks  

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We analyze the amount of data needed to carry out various model-based recognition tasks in the context of a probabilistic data collection model. We focus on objects that may be described as semi-algebraic subsets of a Euclidean space. This is a very ... Keywords: PAC, Vapnik-Chervonenkis dimension, computer vision, learning theory, localization, model-based recognition

Michael Lindenbaum; Shai Ben-David

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1 Energy Markets and Policy Group Energy Analysis Department The Impact of Wind Power Projects  

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1 Energy Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department The Impact of Wind Power Projects, Wind & Hydropower Technologies Program #12;2 Energy Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis · Conclusions and Further Research #12;3 Energy Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department Proximity

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Energy Analysis Department Electricity Markets and Policy Group The Impact of Rate Design and Net  

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Energy Analysis Department Electricity Markets and Policy Group The Impact of Rate Design and Net of Energy #12;Energy Analysis Department Electricity Markets and Policy Group 2 Project Overview Context alternative compensation mechanisms #12;Energy Analysis Department Electricity Markets and Policy Group 3

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Analysis of Star Formation in Galaxy-like Objects  

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Using cosmological hydrodynamical simulations, we investigate the effects of hierarchical aggregation on the triggering of star formation in galactic-like objects. We include a simple star formation model to transform the cold gas in dense regions into stars. Simulations with different parameters have been performed in order to quantify the dependence of the results on the parameters. We then resort to stellar population synthesis models to trace the color evolution of each object with red-shift and in relation to their merger histories. We find that, in a hierarchical clustering scenario, the process of assembling of the structure is one natural mechanism that may trigger star formation. The resulting star formation rate history for each individual galactic object is composed of a continuous one ($\\leq 3 \\rm{M_{\\odot}/yr}$) and a series of star bursts. We find that even the accretion of a small satellite can be correlated with a stellar burst. Massive mergers are found to be more efficient at transforming gas into stars

Patricia B. Tissera

1999-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Policy & Technology Analysis | Global and Regional Solutions  

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Sustainable Energy Technologies Department Energy Policy and Technology Analysis The group's core focus is on long-term integrated energy, environmental, and economic analysis using the MARKAL family of models, a well-established tool for energy systems analysis. With 30 years of development under the auspices of the International Energy Agency, MARKAL has approximately 100 user institutions in more than 50 countries. A bottom-up analysis with explicit technology representation, the models include a physical description of energy technologies, and allow for "well-to-wheel" comparison of technologies and technological pathways. They study the impact of technological change/progress on energy markets, and provide a technology-rich basis for estimating energy dynamics over a multi-period

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Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level  

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Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level S. Busche Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-49720 December 2010 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level S. Busche Prepared under Task No. IGST.0103 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-49720 December 2010 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level  

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Policy Analyses: Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level S. Busche Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-49720 December 2010 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level S. Busche Prepared under Task No. IGST.0103 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-49720 December 2010 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Detailed Three-Dimensional Isentropic Analysis Using an Objective Cross-Sectional Approach  

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Recent developments in meteorological objective analysis have been directed towards improving numerical model initialization, often at the expense of preserving detail in data rich regions. The objective scheme presented here is designed to give ...

Ralph A. Petersen

1986-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparative Analysis of Global Warming Policies for California's Electricity Sector  

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i A Comparative Analysis of Global Warming Policies for California's Electricity Sector Sara Kamins #12;ii A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL WARMING POLICIES FOR CALIFORNIA'S ELECTRICITY SECTOR By: Sara...................................................................................................................11 1.4. Literature Review on Comparisons of Carbon-Reducing Electricity Policies

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Electricity Markets and Policy Group Energy Analysis Department The Cost of Transmission for Wind  

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Electricity Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department 1 The Cost of Transmission Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory February 2009 #12;Electricity Markets and Policy Group · Energy Implications and Future Work #12;Electricity Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department 3 Motivation

91

TTP 289A Syllabus: Energy Modeling for Policy Analysis TTP 289A-002  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

TTP 289A Syllabus: Energy Modeling for Policy Analysis 1 TTP 289A-002 (CRN81927) Energy Modeling for Policy Analysis Quarter: Winter 2014 When: T/Th: 2:10-4 pm and Policy, will also provide a portion of the lectures, specifically on modeling energy infrastructure

California at Davis, University of

92

Computable General Equilibrium Models for the Analysis of Energy and Climate Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Computable General Equilibrium Models for the Analysis of Energy and Climate Policies Ian Sue Wing of the economy-wide impacts of energy and climate policies. JEL Classification: C68, D58, H22, Q43 Keywords of energy and environmental policies. Perhaps the most important of these applications is the analysis

Wing, Ian Sue

93

Objections to the Nov. 2006 Special Environmental Analysis (SEA) by the  

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

Objections to the Nov. 2006 Special Environmental Analysis (SEA) by Objections to the Nov. 2006 Special Environmental Analysis (SEA) by the Department of Energy from Elizabeth C. Chimento Objections to the Nov. 2006 Special Environmental Analysis (SEA) by the Department of Energy from Elizabeth C. Chimento Docket No. EO-05-01. Order No. 202-07-02: Re: Nov. 2006 Special Environmental Analysis (SEA) by Dept. of Energy Objections: My first objection to the SEA is DOE's extending the radius of the PM 2.5 and SO2 receptor grid to 36 miles*, thereby also extending the health effects to 240,581 people within the larger geographic area. By doing so, the 4000 people living very close to the plant and impacted by the highest PM 2.5 pollutants are not the focus, yet they are the most seriously affected by PM 2.5 particles. Objections to the Nov. 2006 Special Environmental Analysis (SEA) by the

94

A Low-Carbon Fuel Standard for California Part 2: Policy Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

natural gas generation A Low Carbon Fuel Standard for California Part II: PolicyNatural Gas Industries .. 88 A Low Carbon Fuel Standard for California Part II: PolicyPolicy Analysis Page 88 Appendix A: Structure of the California Oil, Electricity, and Natural Gas

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

A Low-Carbon Fuel Standard for California, Part 2: Policy Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

natural gas generation A Low Carbon Fuel Standard for California Part II: PolicyNatural Gas Industries .. 88 A Low Carbon Fuel Standard for California Part II: PolicyPolicy Analysis Page 88 Appendix A: Structure of the California Oil, Electricity, and Natural Gas

Sperling, Daniel; Farrell, Alexander

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

The EU's external energy security policy : A comparative analysis of the EU's external energy relations.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis analyses the EU´s external energy security policy through a comparative analysis of the energy relations between the EU and important producers of natural… (more)

Cook, Hanne

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

An Analysis of the Efficacy of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Policy.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This paper provides an analysis of the efficacy of United States (US) greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction policy implemented in the mid-1990s, specifically targeting the… (more)

Meyer, Russell

98

Using lattice of class and method dependence for change impact analysis of object oriented programs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software change impact analysis (CIA) is a key technique to identify unpredicted and potential effects caused by software changes. In this paper, we propose a new CIA technique based on a compact and effective representation for object oriented programs, ... Keywords: change impact analysis, formal concept analysis, impact factor, lattice of class and method dependence

Xiaobing Sun; Bixin Li; Sai Zhang; Chuanqi Tao; Xiang Chen; Wanzhi Wen

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

"Market Systems" Models and Energy Policy Analysis  

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

"Market Systems" Models and Energy Policy Analysis "Market Systems" Models and Energy Policy Analysis Speaker(s): William Morrow Date: October 17, 2012 - 12:00pm Location: 90-1099 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Katie Coughlin Many aspects of energy policy in the US intend to influence both "demand-side" (consumer) and "supply-side" (producer) behavior. Analysis for such policies, however, rarely takes into account important complexities related to consumer behavior, firm behavior, competition, and uncertainty that can ultimately limit policy effectiveness. This talk will review the gap between policy analysis and what we know about market behavior. Two elements will serve as an element of focus for detailed discussion: First, game-theoretic "Market Systems" models of product design

100

Posters Objective Analysis Schemes to Monitor Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Data in Near Real-Time  

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

7 7 Posters Objective Analysis Schemes to Monitor Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Data in Near Real-Time M. Splitt University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma Recent work in this area by Charles Wade (1987) lays out the groundwork for monitoring data quality for projects with large networks of instruments such as the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program. Wade generated objectively analyzed fields of meteorological variables (temperature, pressure, humidity, and wind) and then compared the objectively analyzed value at the sensor location with the value produced by the sensor. Wade used a Barne's objective analysis scheme to produce objective data values for a given meteorological variable (q) in two- dimensional space. The objectively analyzed value should

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101

Experiments with a Three-Dimensional Statistical Objective Analysis Scheme Using FGGE Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A three-dimensional (3D), multivariate, statistical objective analysis scheme (referred to as optimum interpolation or OI) has been developed for use in numerical weather prediction studies with the FGGE data. Some novel aspects of the present ...

Wayman E. Baker; Stephen C. Bloom; John S. Woollen; Mark S. Nestler; Eugenia Brin; Thomas W. Schlatter; Grant W. Branstator

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

A Comparison of Two Objective Analysis Techniques for Profiler Time-Height Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Two methods for objective analysis of wind profiler data in time-height space are proposed and compared. One is a straightforward adaptation of a procedure developed by Doswell for introducing time continuity into a sequence of spatial analyses. ...

Frederick H. Carr; Phillip L. Spencer; Charles A. Doswell III; Jeffrey D. Powell

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Applications of the Barnes Objective Analysis Scheme. Part II: Improving Derivative Estimates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Two recently published objective analysis schemes improve derivative estimates obtained from observed field variables. Achtemeier proposed a hybrid successive-correction scheme that uses a very low pass Gaussian weight function on the first pass ...

Stanley L. Barnes

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

The Evolution of Objective Analysis Methodology at the National Meteorological Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective analysis of meteorological variables has been routinely performed at the National Meteorological Center (NMC) since October 1955. In the first few years, much attention was devoted to incorporating three principles of subjective ...

Clifford H. Dey

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Optimization of Object-Oriented Programs Using Static Class Hierarchy Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Optimizing compilers for object-oriented languages apply static class analysis and other techniques to try to deduce precise information about the possible classes of the receivers of messages; if successful, dynamically-dispatched messages can be replaced ...

Jeffrey Dean; David Grove; Craig Chambers

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Objective Analysis of Pseudostress over the Indian Ocean Using a Direct-Minimization Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A variational approach is used to develop an objective analysis technique which produces monthly average 1-deg pseudostress vector fields over the Indian Ocean. A, cost functional is constructed which consists of five terms, each expressing a ...

David M. Legler; I. M. Navon; James J. O'Brien

1989-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Toward an Objective Analysis of Rainfall Rate Combining Observations and Short-Term Forecast Model Estimates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study explores the feasibility of performing an objective analysis of instantaneous rain rate combining satellite estimates (and eventually other types of observations) with those from a numerical prediction model using the method of ...

Louis Garand; Christopher Grassotti

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

An Interactive Barnes Objective Map Analysis Scheme for Use with Satellite and Conventional Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An objective analysis scheme based on the Barnes technique and designed for use on an interactive computer is described. In order to meet the specific needs of the research meteorologist, the interactive Barnes scheme allows real-time assessments ...

Steven E. Koch; Mary desJardins; Paul J. Kocin

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Design and analysis of an adaptive object replication algorithm in distributed network systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we propose an adaptive object replication algorithm for distributed network systems, analyze its performance from both theoretical and experimental standpoints. We first present a mathematical cost model that considers all the costs associated ... Keywords: Allocation scheme, Communication cost, Competitive analysis, I/O cost, Object replication

Lin Wujuan; Bharadwaj Veeravalli

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Video analytics algorithm for detecting objects crossing lines in specific direction using blob-based analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a video analytics algorithm for detecting event of objects crossing predetermined line-of-interest in the scene in specific direction. A fast blob-based analysis is formulated to detect the event, combined with the object detection ... Keywords: line intrusion, surveillance system, tripwire, video analytics, virtual boundary, wrong direction detection

Zulaikha Kadim; Liang kim meng; Norshuhada Samudin; Khairunnisa Mohamed Johari; Khairil Hafriza; Choong Teck Liong; Hon Hock Woon

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Evaluating maintenance policies by quantitative modeling and analysis Enrico Zio1,2,*  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. It is shown that modeling and analysis provide information useful for setting a maintenance policy. 1 of the energy market, which has forced the producers to be more competitive by reacting promptly and reliablyEvaluating maintenance policies by quantitative modeling and analysis Enrico Zio1,2,* , Michele

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

112

Clean Energy Policies Analysis: The Role of Policy in Clean Energy Market Transformation (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation was written and presented by Elizabeth Doris (NREL) at the November 17 TAP Webinar to provide background detail about how state policies are transforming the clean energy market in different regions of the country.

Doris, E.

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

State Clean Energy Policies Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner Eric Lantz Focus Area People and Policy, Renewable Energy Phase Evaluate Options Resource Type Guidemanual Availability...

114

Interconnection Standards As Policy Innovations: An Event History Analysis .  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??At this time in our nation's history, which is characterized by an increasingly polarized and slow moving Congress, many American states have taken important policy… (more)

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115

POLICY  

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

3, 2013 3, 2013 POLICY * Successful execution of this research and development (R&D) program will materially contribute to U.S. supply of oil and gas both today and beyond the 10 year R&D horizon. It is the consensus of this Committee that the resource potential impacted by this technology program is significant and of major importance to the Nation. There is a critical need for a sustainable and consistent approach to the technology challenges facing unconventional resource development. * The Committee believes the Plan and the procedures followed in its development to be professional and inclusive, with a significant infusion of industry knowledge. * These Independents are faced with unique and ever more difficult technical challenges in developing new unconventional resources, yet they often lack the

116

Multi-objective optimisation, sensitivity and robustness analysis in FBA modelling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this work, we propose a computational framework to design in silico robust bacteria able to overproduce multiple metabolites. To this end, we search the optimal genetic manipulations, in terms of knockout, which also guarantee the growth of the organism. ... Keywords: biological CAD, cell metabolism, flux balance analysis, genetic design, multi-objective optimisation, sensitive and fragile pathways, sensitivity and robustness analysis

Jole Costanza; Giovanni Carapezza; Claudio Angione; Pietro Liò; Giuseppe Nicosia

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Static Analysis of Object References in RMI-based Java Software Mariana Sharp  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

]. For simplicity, we exclude error-handling code (e.g., code related to exceptions thrown by remote invocations a remote reference to the object. Calls through this reference will be remote calls that are handled techniques for handling such flow of remote references. Any subsequent analysis (e.g., change impact analysis

Rountev, Atanas "Nasko"

118

Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI)  

SciTech Connect

This report provides detailed analyses of 21 clean energy policy options considered by the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative working groups for recommendation to the 2010 Hawaii State Legislature. The report considers the impact each policy may have on ratepayers, businesses, and the state in terms of energy saved, clean energy generated, and the financial costs and benefits. The analyses provide insight into the possible impacts, both qualitative and quantitative, that these policies may have in Hawaii based on the experience with these policies elsewhere. As much as possible, the analyses incorporate Hawaii-specific context to reflect the many unique aspects of energy use in the State of Hawaii.

Busche, S.; Doris, E.; Braccio, R.; Lippert, D.; Finch, P.; O' Toole, D.; Fetter, J.

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

U.S. OpenLabs - Policy and Program Analysis | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Policy and Program Analysis Policy and Program Analysis Jump to: navigation, search Where can I find information about government programs and policies to incentivize clean energy development? Analyzing the effectiveness of renewable energy and energy efficiency policies and programs is extremely important to ensure the successful deployment of clean energy technologies internationally. The US National Labs have been involved in a number of initiatives and published many reports analyzing clean energy policy and program best practices. While these analyses may not be directly applicable in all circumstances it is important that lessons learned are available to guide future action internationally. The resources below include program websites, publications and tools to inform policy decision-making.

120

Modeling aviation's global emissions, uncertainty analysis, and applications to policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(cont.) fuel burn results below 3000 ft. For emissions, the emissions indices were the most influential uncertainties for the variance in model outputs. By employing the model, this thesis examined three policy options for ...

Lee, Joosung Joseph, 1974-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-Agent-Based simulation for analysis of transport policy and infrastructure measures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we elaborate on the usage of multi-agent-based simulation (MABS) for quantitative impact assessment of transport policy and infrastructure measures. We provide a general discussion on how to use MABS for freight transport analysis, focusing ... Keywords: MABS, freight transportation, multi-agent systems, multi-agent-based simulation, supply chain simulation, transport policy assessment

Johan Holmgren; Linda Ramstedt; Paul Davidsson; Jan A. Persson

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

The evolution of telecommunications policy-making: Comparative analysis of China and India  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is a comparative analysis of the telecommunications policy-making process in China and India. Adopting an institutionalist perspective and multi-streams framework, the paper analyzes the formal structures, rule-making procedures and interest ... Keywords: China, Comparative study, India, Policy making, Telecommunications

Chun Liu; Krishna Jayakar

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

An Analysis of Provisioning and Allocation Policies for Infrastructure-as-a-Service Clouds  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Today, many commercial and private cloud computing providers offer resources for leasing under the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) paradigm. Although an abundance of mechanisms already facilitate the lease and use of single infrastructure resources, ... Keywords: Scheduling, Cloud computing, provisioning policies, allocation policies, empirical performance analysis

David Villegas; Athanasios Antoniou; Seyed Masoud Sadjadi; Alexandru Iosup

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative  

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

This report provides detailed analyses of the following policies to determine the impact they may have on ratepayers, businesses, and the state in terms of energy saved, clean energy generated, and the financial costs and benefits.

125

A Forward Looking Version of the MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper documents a forward looking multi-regional general equilibrium model developed from the latest version of the recursive-dynamic MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model. The model represents ...

Babiker, Mustafa M.H.

126

The MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model: Version 4  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model is the part of the MIT Integrated Global Systems Model (IGSM) that represents the human systems. EPPA is a recursive-dynamic multi-regional general equilibrium model ...

Paltsev, Sergey.

127

A New Comparative Approach to Macroeconomic Modeling and Policy Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

such as output, inflation and nominal interest rates. Models should also be able to provide answers to typical such as a central bank. We do not need to throw out our DSGE and asset-pricing models: rather we need to develop titled "Reflections on the nature of monetary policy non-standard measures and finance theory" by Jean

Tesfatsion, Leigh

128

State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA): State Policy and the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Manufacturing  

SciTech Connect

Future manufacturing of renewable energy equipment in the United States provides economic development opportunities for state and local communities. However, demand for the equipment is finite, and opportunities are limited. U.S. demand is estimated to drive total annual investments in renewable energy equipment to $14-$20 billion by 2030. Evidence from leading states in renewable energy manufacturing suggests that economic development strategies that target renewable energy sector needs by adapting existing policies attract renewable energy manufacturing more than strategies that create new policies. Literature suggests that the states that are most able to attract direct investment and promote sustained economic development can leverage diverse sets of durable assets--like human capital and modern infrastructure--as well as low barriers to market entry. State marketing strategies for acquiring renewable energy manufacturers are likely best served by an approach that: (1) is multi-faceted and long-term, (2) fits within existing broad-based economic development strategies, (3) includes specific components such as support for renewable energy markets and low barriers to renewable energy deployment, and (4) involves increased differentiation by leveraging existing assets when applicable.

Lantz, E.; Oteri, F.; Tegen, S.; Doris, E.

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Energy Analysis Department Electricity Markets and Policy Group The Shifting Landscape of RatepayerThe Shifting Landscape of Ratepayer--  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Analysis Department Electricity Markets and Policy Group The Shifting Landscape of Ratepayer trends in state policies affecting ratepayer-funded energy efficiency (EE) programs Berkeley Lab-up ratepayer-funded EE program activity #12;Energy Analysis Department Electricity Markets and Policy Group 33

130

Privacy promises that can be kept: a policy analysis method with application to the HIPAA privacy rule  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Organizations collect personal information from individuals to carry out their business functions. Federal privacy regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), mandate how this collected information can be shared ... Keywords: HIPAA, obligations, policy analysis, privacy policy

Omar Chowdhury; Andreas Gampe; Jianwei Niu; Jeffery von Ronne; Jared Bennatt; Anupam Datta; Limin Jia; William H. Winsborough

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Guidance Related to Analysis of Impacts to Workers in National Policy Act  

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

Guidance Related to Analysis of Impacts to Workers in National Guidance Related to Analysis of Impacts to Workers in National Policy Act (NEPA) Documentation Guidance Related to Analysis of Impacts to Workers in National Policy Act (NEPA) Documentation The purpose of this memorandum is to provide general guidance regarding the analysis of impacts to workers in DOE environmental impact statements (EISs) and environmental assessments (EAs) in order to assist DOE program and field offices in meeting the requirements of NEPA and to establish a general consistency in the Department's NEPA documentation. This guidance was prompted by several questions raised in this regard and was developed by the Office of NEPA Project Assistance, after consultation with the Office of General Counsel. Guidance Related to Analysis of Impacts to Workers in National Policy Act

132

Further Sensitivity Analysis of Hypothetical Policies to Limit Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Further Sensitivity Analysis of Hypothetical Policies to Limit Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions Supplement to the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 July 2013 Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Further Sensitivity Analysis of Hypothetical Policies to Limit Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions i This report was prepared by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. By law, EIA's data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government. The views

133

Evaluation of tools for renewable energy policy analysis: The ten federal region model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Energy Policy Act of 1992 establishes a program to support development of renewable energy technologies including a production incentive to public power utilities. Because there is a wide range of possible policy actions that could be taken to increase electric market share for renewables, modeling tools are needed to help make informed decisions regarding future policy. Previous energy modeling tools did not contain the region or infrastructure focus necessary to examine renewable technologies. As a result, the Department of Energy Office of Utility Technologies (OUT) supported the development of tools for renewable energy policy analysis. Three models were developed: The Renewable Energy Penetration (REP) model, which is a spreadsheet model for determining first-order estimates of policy effects for each of the ten federal regions; the Ten Federal Region Model (TFRM), which employs utility capacity expansion and dispatching decision; and the Region Electric Policy Analysis Model (REPAM), which was constructed to allow detailed insight into interactions between policy and technology within an individual region. These Models were developed to provide a suite of fast, personal-computer based policy analysis tools; as one moves from the REP model to the TFRM to the REPAM the level of detail (and complexity) increases. In 1993 a panel was formed to identify model strengths, weaknesses (including any potential biases) and to suggest potential improvements. The panel met in January 1994 to discuss model simulations and to deliberate regarding evaluation outcomes. This report is largely a result of this meeting. This report is organized as follows. It provides a description of the TFRM and summarizes the panel`s findings. Individual chapters examine various aspects of the model: demand and load, capacity expansion, dispatching and production costing, reliability, renewables, storage, financial and regulatory concerns, and environmental effects.

Engle, J.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Workload analysis and scheduling policies for a document processing centre  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis is the result of a six-month internship at the Steel Stock Department of Keppel FELS Singapore, a company which is involved in the design and construction of oil-rigs. The primary objective of this project is ...

Tan, Chin Jiat

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Managing the transition: an analysis of renewable energy policies in resource-rich Arab states with a comparative focus on the United Arab Emirates and Algeria.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This study analyses renewable energy policy in hydrocarbons-wealthy Arab states. Integrating elements of energy policy analysis, Middle Eastern studies and sociotechnical governance theory, the thesis… (more)

Kumetat, Dennis

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Climate for Collaboration: Analysis of US and EU Lessons and Opportunities in Energy and Climate Policy  

SciTech Connect

A deepening of cooperation between the United States and the European Union requires mutual trust, and understanding of current policies, challenges and successes. Through providing such understanding among policymakers, industry and other stakeholders in both economies, opportunities for transatlantic cooperation on climate change and energy policy emerge. This paper sets out by discussing the environmental, legislative, and economic contexts of the EU and US as related to climate. This context is essential to understanding how cap-and-trade, renewable energy and sustainable transportation policies have taken shape in the EU and the US, as described in Chapter 3.1. For each of these policies, a barrier analysis and discussion is provided. Chapter 4 builds off this improved understanding to listobservations and possible lessons learned. The paper concludes with recommendations on topics where EU and US interests align, and where further cooperation could prove beneficial.

De Vita, A.; de Connick, H.; McLaren, J.; Cochran, J.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy costs: Implications for US renewable energy policy”,Energy Policy, 34 (13), pp. 1645-1658. • Watanabe, C. (Implications for energy policy”, Energy Policy, 32 (13), pp.

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report takes a broad look at the status of local clean energy policies in the United States to develop a better understanding of local clean energy policy development and the interaction between state and local policies. To date, the majority of clean energy policy research focuses on the state and federal levels. While there has been a substantial amount of research on local level climate change initiatives, this is one of the first analyses of clean energy policies separate from climate change initiatives. This report is one in a suite of reports analyzing clean energy and climate policy development at the local, state, and regional levels.

Busche, S.

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Advancing clinical gait analysis through technology and policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Quantitatively analyzing human gait biomechanics will improve our ability to diagnose and treat disability and to measure the effectiveness of assistive devices. Gait analysis is one technology used to analyze walking, but ...

Tan, Junjay

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Policy Analysis of the Canadian Oil Sands Experience  

SciTech Connect

For those who support U.S. oil sands development, the Canadian oil sands industry is often identified as a model the U.S. might emulate, yielding financial and energy security benefits. For opponents of domestic oil sands development, the Canadian oil sands experience illustrates the risks that opponents of development believe should deter domestic policymakers from incenting U.S. oil sands development. This report does not seek to evaluate the particular underpinnings of either side of this policy argument, but rather attempts to delve into the question of whether the Canadian experience has relevance as a foundational model for U.S. oil sands development. More specifically, this report seeks to assess whether and how the Canadian oil sands experience might be predictive or instructive in the context of fashioning a framework for a U.S. oil sands industry. In evaluating the implications of these underpinnings for a prospective U.S. oil sands industry, this report concentrates on prospective development of the oil sands deposits found in Utah.

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2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Electric utility capacity expansion and energy production models for energy policy analysis  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes electric utility capacity expansion and energy production models developed for energy policy analysis. The models use the same principles (life cycle cost minimization, least operating cost dispatching, and incorporation of outages and reserve margin) as comprehensive utility capacity planning tools, but are faster and simpler. The models were not designed for detailed utility capacity planning, but they can be used to accurately project trends on a regional level. Because they use the same principles as comprehensive utility capacity expansion planning tools, the models are more realistic than utility modules used in present policy analysis tools. They can be used to help forecast the effects energy policy options will have on future utility power generation capacity expansion trends and to help formulate a sound national energy strategy. The models make renewable energy source competition realistic by giving proper value to intermittent renewable and energy storage technologies, and by competing renewables against each other as well as against conventional technologies.

Aronson, E.; Edenburn, M.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Evaluation of tools for renewable energy policy analysis: The renewable energy penetration model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Energy Policy Act of 1992 establishes a program to support development of renewable energy technologies including a production incentive to public power utilities. Because there is a wide range of possible policy actions that could be taken to increase electric market share for renewables, modeling tools are needed to help make informed decisions regarding future policy. Previous energy modeling tools did not contain the regional or infrastructure focus necessary to examine renewable technologies. As a result, the Department of Energy Office of Utility Technologies (OUT) supported the development of tools for renewable energy policy analysis. Three models were developed: The Renewable Energy Penetration (REP) model, which is a spreadsheet model for determining first-order estimates of policy effects for each of the ten federal regions; the Ten Federal Region Model (TFRM), which employs utility capacity expansion and dispatching decisions; and the Regional Electric Policy Analysis Model (REPAM) which was constructed to allow detailed insight into interactions between policy and technology within an individual region. In 1993, the OUT supported the Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) to form an expert panel to provide an independent review of the REP model and TFRM. This report contains the panel`s evaluation of the REP model; the TFRM is evaluated in a companion report. The panel did not review the REPAM. The panel met for a second time in January 1994 to discuss model simulations and deliberate regarding evaluation outcomes. This report is largely a result of this second meeting. The remainder of this chapter provides a description of the REP model and summarizes the panel`s findings. Individual chapters examine various aspects of the model: demand and load, capacity expansion, dispatching and production costing, reliability, renewables, storage, transmission, financial and regulatory concerns, and environmental effects.

Engle, J.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Foreign Policy and Complex Adaptive Systems: Exploring New Paradigms for Analysis and Action  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of information and communications technologies work for everyone? 7. How can ethical market economies#12;1 Foreign Policy and Complex Adaptive Systems: Exploring New Paradigms for Analysis and Action and sophisticated global enterprises? 13. How can growing energy demands be met safely and efficiently? 14. How can

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Electricity Markets and Policy Group Energy Analysis Department Wind Project Financing Structures  

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characteristics of each: - Wind projects have higher capital costs but lower operating costs (e.g., no fuel costs project and finances all costs. No other investor or lender capital is involved. Corporate entity is ableElectricity Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department 1 Wind Project Financing

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Transportation Cost and Benefit Analysis Congestion Costs Victoria Transport Policy Institute (www.vtpi.org)  

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Transportation Cost and Benefit Analysis ­ Congestion Costs Victoria Transport Policy Institute congestion is considered one of the most significant transportation problems. The capacity of a road depends, Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering, 13th Edition, Institute of Transportation Studies, UBC (Berkeley; www

O'Donnell, Tom

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Electricity Markets and Policy Group Energy Analysis Department Financing Non-Residential  

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Electricity Markets and Policy Group · Energy Analysis Department 1 Financing Non-Residential Introduction · Growth in the non-residential PV sector has outpaced that of the residential PV sector in recent years: by one estimate, US non-residential PV capacity has grown from less than half of aggregate annual

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State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) Project: An Analysis of Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs in the United States  

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51 51 Revised June 2009 State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) Project: An Analysis of Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs in the United States Toby Couture E3 Analytics Karlynn Cory National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A2-45551 Revised June 2009 State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) Project: An Analysis of Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs in the United States Toby Couture E3 Analytics Karlynn Cory

148

The Theoretical, Discrete, and Actual Response of the Barnes Objective Analysis Scheme for One- and Two-Dimensional Fields  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines the response of the Barnes objective analysis scheme as a function of wavenumber or wavelength and extends previous work in two primary areas. First, the first- and second-pass theoretical response functions for continuous two-...

Patricia M. Pauley; Xiaihua Wu

1990-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

An analysis of SIFT object recognition with an emphasis on landmark detection  

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In this thesis, I explore the realm of feature-based object. recognition applied to landmark detection. I have built a system using SIFT object recognition and Locality-Sensitive Hashing to quickly and accurately detect ...

Ross, Benjamin Charles

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Critical Analysis of “At-Risk” Policy Discourse: Implications for Administrators and Teachers  

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While No Child Left Behind (NCLB) provides a mechanism for holding states, local education agencies (LEA), and schools accountable to improve academic achievement for all students, policy itself has done little to include students from dropping out of school. Rather, dropout prevention/recovery schools/programs such as alternative schools of choice are recognized and relied upon as a means to reduce the number of students dropping out of school. These schools seek to re-engage the student who is at-risk to dropping out of school through nontraditional means and strategies. As more and more students become disenfranchised and drop out of school, these schools grow in importance. To ensure that all students have equity in education, regardless of educational setting, these schools warrant further attention and consideration. Therefore, two questions become evident: (a) How do educators in alternative schools interpret and implement policy such as NCLB? and (b) How do they define their role and responsibility? This case study examined the socio-legal discourse applied when seven administrators and 15 teachers administered policy as a response to an at-risk student population in five demographically diverse alternative education settings in California and Texas. A critical discourse analysis of text, interviews, and observations was used to reveal administrator and teacher assumptions and motivations of policy and risk. The data analysis revealed three dominant discourses of risk compliance and policy knowledge that were notable forces in the policy implementation of NCLB at these schools. Themes that emerged from the data included responsibility, dissociation, success, and equity. The findings from this study have demonstrated that a moment-by-moment process shapes the construction of role, responsibility, success, and equity as defined by the teachers and administrators. Furthermore, the discourse of risk and policy converged as ideological and political conceptions that perpetuate the notion that educating disadvantaged children as a process of demonstrating a particular level of knowledge and/or acquitting what it means to be considered at-risk. The implication for these educators is that the risk discourse that was engaged influenced their sense of responsibility, practice, and thus may counter policy intent.

Hemmer, Lynn

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Analysis of federal policy options for improving US lighting energy efficiency: Commercial and residential buildings  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized the opportunity to achieve energy, economic, and environmental benefits by promoting energy-efficient lighting through federal policies, including lighting standards, financial incentives, and information programs. To assist in this process, the Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy's Office of Codes and Standards invited Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory to assess prospective national impacts for a variety of policy options. Some progress has already been made in developing lighting policies at both the federal and state levels. The US DOE's Office of Building Technologies has evaluated lighting efficiency incentives as part of its analysis for the National Energy Strategy. Fluorescent and incandescent lamp standards are included in the national Energy Policy Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-486, October 24, 1992). A few states have analyzed or implemented lamp and luminaire standards. Many policy-related issues merit further investigation. For example, there is considerable debate over issues such as mandatory or voluntary standards versus component labeling and other education-oriented strategies. Several different technologies are involved that interact with each other-lamps (incandescent, compact fluorescent, and HID), ballasts (for fluorescent and HID lamps), and fixtures with reflectors and lenses. Control systems and operation patterns must also be considered (timers, automated dimming, or occupancy sensors). Lighting applications are diverse, ranging from offices, restaurants, hallways, hospital operating rooms, to exterior lights. Lighting energy use influences heating and cooling requirements in buildings. Successful lighting system design must also address interactions between architectural design elements and daylighting availability. Proper system installation and ongoing operation and maintenance are crucial. The economic aspects of the preceding points must also be considered for policy making.

Atkinson, B.A.; McMahon, J.E.; Mills, E.; Chan, P.; Chan, T.W.; Eto, J.H.; Jennings, J.D.; Koomey, J.G.; Lo, K.W.; Lecar, M.; Price, L.; Rubinstein, F.; Sezgen, O.; Wenzel, T.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Analysis of federal policy options for improving US lighting energy efficiency: Commercial and residential buildings  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized the opportunity to achieve energy, economic, and environmental benefits by promoting energy-efficient lighting through federal policies, including lighting standards, financial incentives, and information programs. To assist in this process, the Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy`s Office of Codes and Standards invited Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory to assess prospective national impacts for a variety of policy options. Some progress has already been made in developing lighting policies at both the federal and state levels. The US DOE`s Office of Building Technologies has evaluated lighting efficiency incentives as part of its analysis for the National Energy Strategy. Fluorescent and incandescent lamp standards are included in the national Energy Policy Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-486, October 24, 1992). A few states have analyzed or implemented lamp and luminaire standards. Many policy-related issues merit further investigation. For example, there is considerable debate over issues such as mandatory or voluntary standards versus component labeling and other education-oriented strategies. Several different technologies are involved that interact with each other-lamps (incandescent, compact fluorescent, and HID), ballasts (for fluorescent and HID lamps), and fixtures with reflectors and lenses. Control systems and operation patterns must also be considered (timers, automated dimming, or occupancy sensors). Lighting applications are diverse, ranging from offices, restaurants, hallways, hospital operating rooms, to exterior lights. Lighting energy use influences heating and cooling requirements in buildings. Successful lighting system design must also address interactions between architectural design elements and daylighting availability. Proper system installation and ongoing operation and maintenance are crucial. The economic aspects of the preceding points must also be considered for policy making.

Atkinson, B.A.; McMahon, J.E.; Mills, E.; Chan, P.; Chan, T.W.; Eto, J.H.; Jennings, J.D.; Koomey, J.G.; Lo, K.W.; Lecar, M.; Price, L.; Rubinstein, F.; Sezgen, O.; Wenzel, T.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Solar Technology and Policy Analysis to Support the Systems-Driven Approach  

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The primary focus of the Systems-Driven Approach (SDA) analysis team is to improve the analytical basis for understanding the system and policy drivers of solar technologies in various markets. Analysis activities during the past year have focused in three inter-related areas: (1) developing long-term market penetration projections for the full set of technologies funded within the Solar Energy Technologies Program, (2) reviewing the Program's out-year cost and performance targets for photovoltaic (PV) technology, and (3) evaluating policies, as well as other factors, that impact the value of solar energy technologies in various markets. This paper will summarize the results of these activities and describe how they relate to the overall SDA effort.

Margolis, R. M.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Solar Technology and Policy Analysis to Support the Systems-Driven Approach  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The primary focus of the Systems-Driven Approach (SDA) analysis team is to improve the analytical basis for understanding the system and policy drivers of solar technologies in various markets. Analysis activities during the past year have focused in three inter-related areas: (1) developing long-term market penetration projections for the full set of technologies funded within the Solar Energy Technologies Program, (2) reviewing the Program's out-year cost and performance targets for photovoltaic (PV) technology, and (3) evaluating policies, as well as other factors, that impact the value of solar energy technologies in various markets. This paper will summarize the results of these activities and describe how they relate to the overall SDA effort.

Margolis, R. M.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

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Taiwanese government announced its Sustainable Energy PolicyGovernment of Rajasthan Energy Department ( 2010), “Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Data Quality Objectives for Regulatory Requirements for Hazardous and Radioactive Air Emissions Sampling and Analysis  

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This document describes the results of the data quality objective (DQO) process undertaken to define data needs for state and federal requirements associated with toxic, hazardous, and/or radiological air emissions under the jurisdiction of the River Protection Project (RPP). Hereafter, this document is referred to as the Air DQO. The primary drivers for characterization under this DQO are the regulatory requirements pursuant to Washington State regulations, that may require sampling and analysis. The federal regulations concerning air emissions are incorporated into the Washington State regulations. Data needs exist for nonradioactive and radioactive waste constituents and characteristics as identified through the DQO process described in this document. The purpose is to identify current data needs for complying with regulatory drivers for the measurement of air emissions from RPP facilities in support of air permitting. These drivers include best management practices; similar analyses may have more than one regulatory driver. This document should not be used for determining overall compliance with regulations because the regulations are in constant change, and this document may not reflect the latest regulatory requirements. Regulatory requirements are also expected to change as various permits are issued. Data needs require samples for both radionuclides and nonradionuclide analytes of air emissions from tanks and stored waste containers. The collection of data is to support environmental permitting and compliance, not for health and safety issues. This document does not address health or safety regulations or requirements (those of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration or the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) or continuous emission monitoring systems. This DQO is applicable to all equipment, facilities, and operations under the jurisdiction of RPP that emit or have the potential to emit regulated air pollutants.

MULKEY, C.H.

1999-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

157

Information flow metrics analysis in object oriented programming and metrics validation process by RAA algorithm  

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Transparent data flow metrics and control flow metrics had no main concern which to be handled by a compiler. Nowadays similar hardware and multithreaded coding is increased. Consequently, both data flow and control flow become more important in analyses ... Keywords: Ant colony algorithm, Information flow metrics, Object oriented information flow, Object oriented programming, Rule accuracy algorithm, Rule induction

Abdul Jabbar; Subramani Sarala

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Independent Component Analysis for the objective classification of globular clusters of the galaxy NGC 5128  

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Independent Component Analysis (ICA) is closely related to Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and factor analysis. Whereas ICA finds a set of source data that are mutually independent, PCA finds a set of data that are mutually uncorrelated. The assumption ... Keywords: Clustering, Galaxy, Globular clusters, Independent Component Analysis

Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay; Saptarshi Mondal; Tanuka Chattopadhyay

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Assessment of Distributed Energy Adoption in Commercial Buildings: Part 1: An Analysis of Policy, Building Loads, Tariff Design, and Technology Development  

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Energy Adoption in Commercial Buildings Part 1: AnAnalysis of Policy, Building loads, Tariff Design, andAdoption in Commercial Buildings Part 1 An Analysis of

Zhou, Nan; Nishida, Masaru; Gao, Weijun; Marnay, Chris

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the economic analysis of problems in energy efficiency: Market barriers, market failures, and policy implications  

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In his recent paper in The Energy Journal, Ronald Sutherland argues that several so-called market barriers'' to energy efficiency frequently cited in the literature are not market failures in the conventional sense and are thus irrelevant for energy policy. We argue that Sutherland has inadequately analyzed the idea of market barrier and misrepresented the policy implications of microeconomics. We find that economic theory, correctly interpreted, does not provide for the categorical dismissal of market barriers. We explore important methodological issues underlying the debate over market barriers, and discuss the importance of reconciling the findings of non-economic social sciences with the economic analysis of energy demand and consumer decision-making. We also scrutinize Sutherland's attempt to apply finance theory to rationalize high implicit discount rates observed in energy-related choices, and find this use of finance theory to be inappropriate.

Sanstad, A.H.; Koomey, J.G.; Levine, M.D.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the economic analysis of problems in energy efficiency: Market barriers, market failures, and policy implications  

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In his recent paper in The Energy Journal, Ronald Sutherland argues that several so-called ``market barriers`` to energy efficiency frequently cited in the literature are not market failures in the conventional sense and are thus irrelevant for energy policy. We argue that Sutherland has inadequately analyzed the idea of market barrier and misrepresented the policy implications of microeconomics. We find that economic theory, correctly interpreted, does not provide for the categorical dismissal of market barriers. We explore important methodological issues underlying the debate over market barriers, and discuss the importance of reconciling the findings of non-economic social sciences with the economic analysis of energy demand and consumer decision-making. We also scrutinize Sutherland`s attempt to apply finance theory to rationalize high implicit discount rates observed in energy-related choices, and find this use of finance theory to be inappropriate.

Sanstad, A.H.; Koomey, J.G.; Levine, M.D.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

An Automated, Objective, Multiple-Satellite-Platform Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Analysis  

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A method to estimate objectively the surface wind fields associated with tropical cyclones using only data from multiple satellite platforms and satellite-based wind retrieval techniques is described. The analyses are computed on a polar grid ...

John A. Knaff; Mark DeMaria; Debra A. Molenar; Charles R. Sampson; Matthew G. Seybold

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Morphology-guided graph search for untangling objects: C. elegans analysis  

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We present a novel approach for extracting cluttered objects based on their morphological properties. Specifically, we address the problem of untangling Caenorhabditis elegans clusters in high-throughput screening experiments. We represent the skeleton ...

Tammy Riklin Raviv; V. Ljosa; A. L. Conery; F. M. Ausubelc; A. E. Carpenter; P. Golland; C. Wählby

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Objective Analysis of Constant Altitude Aircraft Measurements in Thunderstorm Inflow Regions  

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Objective numerical techniques are applied in analyzing constant altitude aircraft measurements obtained from coordinated research flights in thunderstorm inflow regions. The approach combines meteorological and flight track data from dual or ...

J. C. Fankhauser; C. J. Biter; C. G. Mohr; R. L. Vaughan

1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

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89 Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (2010), “MNRElearning and renewable energy costs: Implicationsfor US renewable energy policy”, Energy Policy, 34 (13), pp.

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Lost in Transmission? An ?Analysis ?of ?the ?European ?Energy? Policy? and ?Nord? Stream.  

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??The focus of this thesis is the emerging area of the European energy policy on gas. Traditionally, European energy policy has been approached from a… (more)

Olsen, Ulrik Kjølsen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

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University, Stanford, California, June 20-22. • Van derdemand-pull: Lessons from California’s solar policy”, Energythe Optimal Solar Policy in California,” The Energy Journal,

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Reactive behavior in object-oriented applications: an analysis and a research roadmap  

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Reactive applications are difficult to implement. Traditional solutions based on event systems and the Observer pattern have a number of inconveniences, but programmers bear them in return for the benefits of OO design. On the other hand, reactive approaches ... Keywords: functional-reactive programming, incremental computation, object-oriented programming, reactive programming

Guido Salvaneschi; Mira Mezini

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

A Lagrangian Objective Analysis Technique for Assimilating In Situ Observations with Multiple-Radar-Derived Airflow  

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A new Lagrangian analysis technique is developed to assimilate in situ boundary layer measurements using multi-Doppler-derived wind fields, providing output fields of water vapor mixing ratio, potential temperature, and virtual potential ...

Conrad L. Ziegler; Michael S. Buban; Erik N. Rasmussen

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Guidance Related to Analysis of Impacts to Workers in National Environmental Policy Act Documentation  

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

D D A T E : June 10, 1988 REPLY TO ATTN OF: E H - 2 5 SUBJECT: Guidance Related to Analysis of Impacts to Workers in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Documentation TO : D I S T R I BUT I ON The purpose of this memorandum is to provide general guidance regarding the analysis of impacts to workers in DOE environmental impact statements (EISs) and environmental assessments (EAs) in order to assist DOE program and field offices in meeting the requirements of NEPA and to establish a general consistency in the Department's NEPA documentation. This guidance was prompted by several questions raised in this regard and was developed by the Office of NEPA Project Assistance, after consultation with the Office of General Counsel. Background Neither the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations for

171

Modeling and Analysis of Load and Time Dependent Software Rejuvenation Policies  

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Due to repeated and potentially faulty usage of continuously running client-server type software systems by many clients, such software "ages" with time and eventually fails. Huang et. al. proposed a technique called "software rejuvenation" [3] in which the software is periodically stopped and then restarted in a "robust" state after proper maintenance. This "renewal " of software prevents, or at least postpones, the crash failure. In this paper, we present a quantitative analysis of two software rejuvenation policies. The first one considers only the ageing behaviour of the system by time, while the second one considers the actual load of the system as well. The behaviour of the system is represented through a Markov Regenerative Stochastic Petri Net (MRSPN) model. Numerical analysis of the system performance regarding the probability of successful service of clients is provided. Keywords: Continuously running client-server software systems, Software rejuvenation, Markov Regenerati...

S. Garg; A. Pfening; A. Puliafito; M. Telek; K. S. Trivedi

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Electricity Market and Policy | Electricity Markets and Policy  

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Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Department The Electricity Markets and Policy Group conducts technical, economic, and policy analysis of energy topics centered on the U.S....

173

The Quality Control of Long-Term Climatological Data Using Objective Data Analysis  

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One of the major concerns with detecting global climate change is the quality of the data. Climate data are extremely sensitive to errant values and outliers. Prior to analysis of these time series, it is important to remove outliers in a ...

Jon K. Eischeid; C. Bruce Baker; Thomas R. Karl; Henry F. Diaz

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Recasting risk analysis methods in terms of object-oriented modeling techniques  

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For more than two decades, risk analysts have relied on powerful logic-based models to perform their analyses. However, the applicability of these models has been limited because they can be complex and expensive to develop. Analysts must frequently start from scratch when analyzing a new (but similar) system because the understanding of how the system works exists only in the mind of the analyst and is only incompletely instantiated in the actual logic model. This paper introduces the notion of using explicit object-oriented system models, such as those embodied in computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools, to document the analyst`s understanding of the system and appropriately capture how the system works. It also shows that from these models, standard assessment products, such as fault trees and event trees, can be automatically derived.

Wyss, G.D.; Craft, R.L.; Vandewart, R.L.; Funkhouser, D.R.

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

A Novel Gain Time Reclaiming Framework Integrating WCET Analysis for Object-Oriented Real-Time Systems  

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This paper proposes a novel gain time reclaiming framework integrating WCET analysis for objectoriented real-time systems in order to provide greater flexibility and without loss of the predictability and e#- ciency of the whole system. In this paper we present an approach which demonstrates how to improve the utilisation and overall performance of the whole system by reclaiming gain time at run-time. Our approach shows that integrating WCET with gain time reclaiming not only can provide a more flexible environment to develop object-oriented real-time applications, but it also does not necessarily result in unsafe or unpredictable timing analysis.

Erik Yu-shing Hu; Andy Wellings; Guillem Bernat

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Engineering analysis and literature review of the use of CORBA in distributed object-oriented systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This note was written based upon review of many papers, articles, and text books at time when we had little experience with an actual CORBA product. Some of the references conflicted with each other, and we now see that some of the comments made by other authors were misunderstandings or wrong. The product that we are currently using (and many others) do not implement all of CORBA - in fact, it is obvious that there is a great deal more to add to CORBA to meet all of the goals and expectations summarized herein. With all of its capability and promised advantage, CORBA is a complex package of technologies and products which requires quite a concentrated effort to master. We have developed a Test Package which to date has been used to send and receive data from up to 12 Servers on up to 5 computers in our office network, with up to 1000 objects per server. The data is expressed in all available IDL types including long arrays and unbounded strings. Performance measurements have established solid data upon which we can base estimates and models of the performance of the communication layer of the overall system after further design and prototyping on the frameworks and applications has been completed (see CORBA Test Package, ref. 14).

Holloway, F., LLNL

1997-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

177

The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (English Version)  

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in Japanese Prototype Buildings: A DER-CAM AnalysisPolicy, Tariff Design, Building Energy Use, and Technologyin Japanese Prototype Buildings: English Version Preface

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

An updated object oriented bovine QTL viewer and genome-wide bovine meta-analysis  

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Waves of bovine genomic data have been produced as a result of the bovine genome sequencing projects. In addition to the massive amounts of genomic sequence, significant annotation including single nucleotide polymorphisms, sequence tagged sites and haplotype blocks have been produced by the Bovine HapMap Project. Furthermore, many agriculturally significant traits in cattle such as milk yield and carcass weight are measured on a quantitative scale and have been genetically mapped as quantitative trait loci (QTL). QTL data can be used to generate another form of bovine annotation linking phenotype to genotype. However, it is impossible for humans to be able to analyze genomic scale data without computer based tools. Bioinformatic tools have been shown to greatly increase productivity and improve efficiency when dealing with large data sets. My dissertation presents an integrated, extensible database that houses SNPs, STSs, haplotypes, and QTL. The database is presented to researchers through a restructured, object oriented Bovine QTL Viewer that displays multiple levels of bovine annotation synergistically. Evaluation of use of the viewer was performed using a survey based approach and measured quantitatively. In addition, the QTL data from the database was used to analyze the frequency of gene ontology (GO) annotations within QTL regions. QTL regions were divided into 8 trait based groups. GO terms were counted within each category of QTL and in non- QTL regions of the genome. Top level GO term frequencies were generated from the counts and these frequencies were compared between QTL and non-QTL portions of the genome. Furthermore, specific sets of GO terms believed to be related to QTL categories were also used to determine if QTL regions were enriched for genes annotated with such GO terms. As a result, we determined that gene density varied significantly across QTL regions and that many QTL categories showed GO term frequency differences that could be related to the trait’s biology. Furthermore, our selected GO term sets were shown to be significantly enriched in some QTL categories.

Salih, Hanni

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

IPsec Configuration Policy Information Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document presents an object-oriented information model of IP Security (IPsec) policy designed to facilitate agreement about the content and semantics of IPsec policy, and enable derivations of task-specific representations of IPsec policy such ...

J. Jason; L. Rafalow; E. Vyncke

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Combining a Renewable Portfolio Standard with a Cap-and-Trade Policy: A General Equilibrium Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Combining a Renewable Portfolio Standard with a Cap-and-Trade Policy: A General Equilibrium, Technology and Policy Program #12;#12;3 Combining a Renewable Portfolio Standard with a Cap-and-Trade Policy technologies? To investigate this question I focus on how a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) interacts

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Accepted to Energy Policy, December 2011. A generic framework for the description and analysis of  

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Accepted to Energy Policy, December 2011. ERG/201104 A generic framework for the description policies. The framework can be employed to capture the evolution of energy security in an energy system associated with the system's constituent processes. Energy security policies are treated as flows

Hughes, Larry

182

DAKOTA : a multilevel parallel object-oriented framework for design optimization, parameter estimation, uncertainty quantification, and sensitivity analysis.  

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The DAKOTA (Design Analysis Kit for Optimization and Terascale Applications) toolkit provides a flexible and extensible interface between simulation codes and iterative analysis methods. DAKOTA contains algorithms for optimization with gradient and nongradient-based methods; uncertainty quantification with sampling, reliability, and stochastic expansion methods; parameter estimation with nonlinear least squares methods; and sensitivity/variance analysis with design of experiments and parameter study methods. These capabilities may be used on their own or as components within advanced strategies such as surrogate-based optimization, mixed integer nonlinear programming, or optimization under uncertainty. By employing object-oriented design to implement abstractions of the key components required for iterative systems analyses, the DAKOTA toolkit provides a flexible and extensible problem-solving environment for design and performance analysis of computational models on high performance computers. This report serves as a theoretical manual for selected algorithms implemented within the DAKOTA software. It is not intended as a comprehensive theoretical treatment, since a number of existing texts cover general optimization theory, statistical analysis, and other introductory topics. Rather, this manual is intended to summarize a set of DAKOTA-related research publications in the areas of surrogate-based optimization, uncertainty quantification, and optimization under uncertainty that provide the foundation for many of DAKOTA's iterative analysis capabilities.

Eldred, Michael Scott; Vigil, Dena M.; Dalbey, Keith R.; Bohnhoff, William J.; Adams, Brian M.; Swiler, Laura Painton; Lefantzi, Sophia (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA); Hough, Patricia Diane (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA); Eddy, John P.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Renewables Portfolio Standards:A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

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State renewables portfolio standards (RPS) have emerged as one of the most important policy drivers of renewable energy capacity expansion in the U.S. Collectively, these policies now apply to roughly 40% of U.S. electricity load, and may have substantial impacts on electricity markets, ratepayers, and local economies. As RPS policies have been proposed or adopted in an increasing number of states, a growing number of studies have attempted to quantify the potential impacts of these policies, focusing primarily on projecting cost impacts, but sometimes also estimating macroeconomic and environmental effects. This report synthesizes and analyzes the results and methodologies of 28 distinct state or utility-level RPS cost impact analyses completed since 1998. Together, these studies model proposed or adopted RPS policies in 18 different states. We highlight the key findings of these studies on the costs and benefits of RPS policies, examine the sensitivity of projected costs to model assumptions, assess the attributes of different modeling approaches, and suggest possible areas of improvement for future RPS analysis.

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

184

A Bayesian decision analysis in determining the optimal policy for pricing, production, and warranty of repairable products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A successful industry strategy should be managed to integrate the decisions, such as pricing, production, and customer services, in order to maximize profits. In fact, some research has been carried out to cope with the multiple considerations for the ... Keywords: Bayesian analysis, Deterioration, Mathematical programming, Non-homogeneous Poisson process, Warranty policy

Chih-Chiang Fang; Yeu-Shiang Huang

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Trends, Composition, and Demographic Structure of Haitian Employment: Census and Policy Analysis from 1971 to 2003.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis analyses the development policies implemented and executed in Haiti and their impacts in creating or jeopardizing employment. It uses data from the 1971,… (more)

Isma, Frednel

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Learning curves for environmental technology and their importance for climate policy analysis  

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DG. Dynamics of energy technologies and global change.CO. Experience curves for energy technology policy. Paris,o f technologies, including energy technologies [3-7]. Cost

Rubin, Edward S.; Taylor, Margaret R; Yeh, Sonia; Hounshell, David A.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

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States—A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies”,Yuan established the Green Energy Industry Sunrise Program,Development Fund and the Green Energy Industry Rising

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

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has kept the electricity consumer tariffs low and has beenfeed-in tariffs United States The US electricity generationthe Electricity Act (2003) and the National Tariff Policy (

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for Indiaissues in the energy and electricity sectors. Activitiesand improve access to electricity where the electric grid is

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Evaluating state markets for residential wind systems: Results from an economic and policy analysis tool  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

wind system. The incentive amount proposed as part of the 2004 Energy Policywind system. The incentive amount proposed as part of the 2004 Energy Policy

Edwards, Jennifer L.; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark; Forsyth, Trudy

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

A Low-Carbon Fuel Standard for California, Part 2: Policy Analysis  

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the carbon intensity of biofuels. London: E4tech, ECCM,85 Mathews, John A. 2007. Biofuels: What a Biopact betweenPolicy Should Distinguish Biofuels by Differential Global

Farrell, Alexander E.; Sperling, Dan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

RISKIND: An enhanced computer code for National Environmental Policy Act transportation consequence analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The RISKIND computer program was developed for the analysis of radiological consequences and health risks to individuals and the collective population from exposures associated with the transportation of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) or other radioactive materials. The code is intended to provide scenario-specific analyses when evaluating alternatives for environmental assessment activities, including those for major federal actions involving radioactive material transport as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). As such, rigorous procedures have been implemented to enhance the code`s credibility and strenuous efforts have been made to enhance ease of use of the code. To increase the code`s reliability and credibility, a new version of RISKIND was produced under a quality assurance plan that covered code development and testing, and a peer review process was conducted. During development of the new version, the flexibility and ease of use of RISKIND were enhanced through several major changes: (1) a Windows{sup {trademark}} point-and-click interface replaced the old DOS menu system, (2) the remaining model input parameters were added to the interface, (3) databases were updated, (4) the program output was revised, and (5) on-line help has been added. RISKIND has been well received by users and has been established as a key component in radiological transportation risk assessments through its acceptance by the U.S. Department of Energy community in recent environmental impact statements (EISs) and its continued use in the current preparation of several EISs.

Biwer, B.M.; LePoire, D.J.; Chen, S.Y.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Analysis of the power consumption of a multimedia server under different dvfs policies  

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Abstract—Dynamic voltage and frequency scaling (DVFS) has been a useful power management strategy in embedded systems, mobile devices, and wireless sensor networks. Recently, it has also been proposed for servers and data centers in conjunction with service consolidation and optimal resource-pool sizing. In this paper, we experimentally investigate the scope and usefulness of DVFS in a server environment. We set up a multimedia server which will be used in two different scenarios. In the first scenario, the server will host requests to download video files of known and available formats. In the second scenario, videos of unavailable formats can be accepted; in which case the server employs a transcoder to convert between AVI, MPEG and SLV formats before the videos are downloaded. The workload we generate has a uniform arrival rate and an exponentially distributed video size. We use four dynamic scaling policies which are widely used with existing mainstream Linux operating systems. Our observation is that while the gain of DVFS is clear in the first scenario (in which a predominantly IO-bound application is used), its use in the second scenario is rather counterproductive. Index Terms—Energy consumption of servers, dynamic voltage and frequency scaling, power consumption analysis, dynamic power management, energy consumption I.

Waltenegus Dargie

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria & Health Systems Strengthening: An Organizational and Policy Analysis  

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describes its organizational policies around health systemsHealth Systems Strengthening: An Organizational and PolicyHealth Systems Strengthening: An Organizational and Policy

Weber, Stephanie Elise

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

A system impact analysis of government policies and regulations concerning demand response  

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A vision of distributed energy generation, storage, electric vehicles and a "smart-grid" has been the driving force of a number of regulations and policies to promote a steady evolution of the existing & future infrastructure ...

Gadhok, Neil, 1978-

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

An analysis of the photovoltaic value chain for reviewing solar energy policy in Massachusetts  

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We explore the photovoltaic value chain for 1st generation crystalline silicon, 2nd generation thin film and 3rd generation organic/ dye-sensitized PV in an effort to evaluate two levels of policy options intended to create ...

Dean, Ryan, S. B. (Ryan G.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combining a renewable portfolio standard with a cap-and-trade policy : a general equilibrium analysis  

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Most economists see incentive-based measures such a cap-and-trade system or a carbon tax as cost effective policy instruments for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. In actuality, many efforts to address GHG emissions combine ...

Morris Jennifer F. (Jennifer Faye)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

An Analysis of Government Policy Impacts in the Ethanol and Sugar Markets.  

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??ABSTRACT This study determines the impact of U.S. government policies on U.S. ethanol market and its consequences for the U.S. corn, sugar, and HFCS markets.… (more)

Marzoughi_Ardakani, Hassan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Optimally aggregating elicited expertise : a proposed application of the Bayesian Truth Serum for policy analysis  

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Uncertainty and risk are obstacles that nearly all policy-makers encounter during their careers. However, evaluating uncertainty and risk can be difficult since these concepts may be broadly defined. This may result in ...

Weiss, Rebecca (Rebecca Jennifer)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Evaluating state markets for residential wind systems: Results from an economic and policy analysis tool  

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The market for small wind systems in the United States, often defined as systems less than or equal to 100 kW that produce power on the customer side of the meter, is small but growing steadily. The installed capacity of domestic small wind systems in 2002 was reportedly 15-18 MW, though the market is estimated to be growing by as much as 40 percent annually (AWEA, 2002). This growth is driven in part by recent technology advancements and cost improvements and, perhaps more importantly, by favorable policy incentives targeted at small wind systems that are offered in several states. Currently, over half of all states have incentive policies for which residential small wind installations are eligible. These incentives range from low-interest loan programs and various forms of tax advantages to cash rebates that cover as much as 60 percent of the total system cost for turbines 10 kW or smaller installed in residential applications. Most of these incentives were developed to support a ran ge of emerging renewable technologies (most notably photovoltaic systems), and were therefore not specifically designed with small wind systems in mind. As such, the question remains as to which incentive types provide the greatest benefit to small wind systems, and how states might appropriately set the level and type of incentives in the future. Furthermore, given differences in incentive types and levels across states, as well as variations in retail electricity rates and other relevant factors, it is not immediately obvious which states offer the most promising markets for small wind turbine manufacturers and installers, as well as potential residential system owners. This paper presents results from a Berkeley Lab analysis of the impact of existing and proposed state and federal incentives on the economics of grid-connected, residential small wind systems. Berkeley Lab has designed the Small Wind Analysis Tool (SWAT) to compare system economics under current incentive structures a cross all 50 states. SWAT reports three metrics to characterize residential wind economics in each state and wind resource class: (1) Break-Even Turnkey Cost (BTC): The BTC is defined as the aggregate installed system cost that would balance total customer payments and revenue over the life of the system, allowing the customer to ''break-even'' while earning a specified rate of return on the small wind ''investment.'' (2) Simple Payback (SP): The SP is the number of years it takes a customer to recoup a cash payment for a wind system and all associated costs, assuming zero discount on future revenue and payments (i.e., ignoring the time value of money). (3) Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE): The LCOE is the levelized cost of generating a kWh of electricity over the lifetime of the system, and is calculated assuming a cash purchase for the small wind system and a 5.5 percent real discount rate. This paper presents SWAT results for a 10 kW wind turbine and turbine power production is based on a Bergey Excel system. These results are not directly applicable to turbines with different power curves and rated outputs, especially given the fact that many state incentives are set as a fixed dollar amount, and the dollar per Watt amount will vary based on the total rated turbine capacity.

Edwards, Jennifer L.; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark; Forsyth, Trudy

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of public policy in emerging green power markets: An analysis of marketer preferences  

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Green power marketing has been heralded by some as a means to create a private market for renewable energy that is driven by customer demand for green products. This report challenges the premise--sometimes proffered in debates over green markets--that profitable, sizable, credible markets for green products will evolve naturally without supportive public policies. Relying primarily on surveys and interviews of US green power marketers, the article examines the role of specific regulatory and legislative policies in enabling the green market, and searches for those policies that are believed by marketers to be the most conducive or detrimental to the expansion of the green market. The authors find that marketers: (1) believe that profitable green power markets will only develop if a solid foundation of supportive policies exists; (2) believe that establishing overall price competition and encouraging customer switching are the top priorities; (3) are somewhat leery of government-sponsored or mandated public information programs; and (4) oppose three specific renewable energy policies that are frequently advocated by renewable energy enthusiasts, but that may have negative impacts on the green marketers' profitability. The stated preferences of green marketers shed light on ways to foster renewables by means of the green market. Because the interests of marketers do not coincide perfectly with those of society, however, the study also recognizes other normative perspectives and highlights policy tensions at the heart of current debates related to green markets. By examining these conflicts, they identify three key policy questions that should direct future research: (1) to what extent should price competition and customer switching be encouraged at the expense of cost shifting; (2) what requirements should be imposed to ensure credibility in green products and marketing; and (3) how should the green power market and broader renewable energy policies interact?

Wiser, R.

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

A Quantitative Analysis of Oil-Price Shocks, Systematic Monetary Policy, and Economic Downturns  

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for their comments. The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent Are the recessionary consequences of oil-price shocks due to oil-price shocks themselves or to contractionary monetary policies that arise in response to inflation concerns engendered by rising oil prices? Can systematic monetary policy be used to alleviate the consequences of oil shocks on the economy? This paper builds a dynamic general equilibrium model of monopolistic competition in which oil and money matter to study these questions. The economy's response to oil-price shocks is examined under a variety of monetary policy rules in environments with flexible and sticky prices. We find that easy-inflation policies amplify the negative output response to positive oil shocks and that systematic monetary policy accounts for up to two thirds of the fall in output. On the other hand, we show that a monetary policy that targets the (overall) price level substantially alleviates the impact of oil-price shocks

Sylvan Leduc; Keith Sill; Sylvain Leduc; Keith Sill

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Using object-based analysis of image data to count birds: mapping of Lesser Flamingos at Kamfers Dam, Northern Cape, South Africa  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Knowing instantaneous locations and numbers of individuals in animal populations is a major requirement for wildlife and conservation ecology. Recent advances in very high spatial resolution digital-imaging systems and in object-based image-analysis ...

Geoff Groom; Ib Krag Petersen; Mark D. Anderson; Anthony D. Fox

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Transportation Policies and Quality of Life: An Analysis of the Socioeconomic Effects of Implementing Ramp Metering, High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes and High Occupancy (HOT) Lanes within an Urban Transportation Network .  

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??Transportation policies affect a diverse group of stakeholders who depend on decision makers to provide a network within which they can achieve their travel objectives.… (more)

Jefferson, Katherine D.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

d. STATEMENT OF INVESTMENT POLICY, OBJECTIVES  

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Derivative securities are defined as synthetic securities whose price and ... are based on the cash flows and price movements of other underlying securities.

206

Biofuel Conversion Technologies Spatial Analysis and Supply Curve Development Analyses of Deployment Scenarios and Policy Interactions  

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In February 2008, the Western Governors ’ Association adopted a policy reaffirming the governors ’ strong commitment to enhance and diversify the region's transportation fuels portfolio. The Strategic Assessment of Bioenergy Development in the West represents a major step in fulfilling that commitment and expands upon earlier work through WGA's Clean and Diversified Energy Initiative and the Transportation Fuels Initiative. The Bioenergy Assessment Team was formed to examine the potential for future development and to create a comprehensive framework to assess environmental, technical and socioeconomic impacts associated with national, state and regional bioenergy and biomass management policies. This assessment will assist the governors individually and collectively as they develop bioenergy policies. The extensive evaluations conducted by the Assessment Team are contained in the following areas:

unknown authors

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

A submission to the Australian Greenhouse Office draft document: Analysis of the Potential Policy Options for Energy Efficiency Improvements to Televisions The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority  

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1. This submission is in response to the draft Analysis of the Potential Policy Options for Energy Efficiency Improvements to Televisions, produced by Energy Consult Pty Ltd for the Australian Greenhouse Office in August 2004.

unknown authors

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

cost renewables, such as wind, hydro and biomass, to meet their objective of achieving higher clean energycost renewables, such as wind, hydro and biomass, compared to solar power to meet their objectives of achieving higher clean energy

Deshmukh, Ranjit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

The history of NATO TNF policy: The role of studies, analysis and exercises conference proceedings. Volume 1, Introduction and summary  

SciTech Connect

This conference was organized to study and analyze the role of simulation, analysis, modeling, and exercises in the history of NATO policy. The premise was not that the results of past studies will apply to future policy, but rather that understanding what influenced the decision process -- and how -- would be of value. The structure of the conference was built around discussion panels. The panels were augmented by a series of papers and presentations focusing on particular TNF events, issues, studies or exercise. The conference proceedings consist of three volumes. This volume, Volume 1, contains the conference introduction, agenda, biographical sketches of principal participants, and analytical summary of the presentations and discussion panels. Volume 2 contains a short introduction and the papers and presentations from the conference. Volume 3 contains selected papers by Brig. Gen. Robert C. Richardson III (Ret.).

Rinne, R.L. [ed.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The history of NATO TNF policy: The role of studies, analysis and exercises conference proceedings. Volume 2: Papers and presentations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This conference was organized to study and analyze the role of simulation, analysis, modeling, and exercises in the history of NATO policy. The premise was not that the results of past studies will apply to future policy, but rather that understanding what influenced the decision process -- and how -- would be of value. The structure of the conference was built around discussion panels. The panels were augmented by a series of papers and presentations focusing on particular TNF events, issues, studies, or exercises. The conference proceedings consist of three volumes. Volume 1 contains the conference introduction, agenda, biographical sketches of principal participants, and analytical summary of the presentations and panels. This volume contains a short introduction and the papers and presentations from the conference. Volume 3 contains selected papers by Brig. Gen. Robert C. Richardson III (Ret.). Individual papers in this volume were abstracted and indexed for the database.

Rinne, R.L.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Energy efficiency in Croatian residential and service sector: analysis of potentials, barriers and policy instruments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Energy efficiency is recognized worldwide as a single most powerful and cost-effective way for achieving goals of sustainable development. Energy efficiency being typically demand side option is hard to implement and requires carefully defined approach, ... Keywords: Croatia, energy efficiency, market transformation, policy

Vesna Bukarica; Zeljko Tomsic

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Energy Policy 34 (2006) 515531 Have we run out of oil yet? Oil peaking analysis from  

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Bureau of Land Management Oil Shale Development Unconventional Fuels Conference University of Utah;#12;Energy Policy Act of 2005 Section 369 Oil Shale, Tar Sands and Other Strategic Unconventional Fuels Sec May 17, 2011 #12;#12;Domestic Oil Shale Resources Primary oil shale resources in the U

213

Energy Policy  

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Wind turbines Energy Policy Energy policy research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory covers a wide range of topics from the development of policy strategies to encourage...

214

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

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5.2.1.2 Natural gas price effects State RPS policies willof Forward Natural Gas Prices. ” Energy Policy, 34 (6): 706-run natural gas savings that would result from RPS policies

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

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energy/clean_energy_policies/strong-winds-opportunities-for-Energy Economics Wind Utility Consulting (WUC) UCS Rutgers CEEEP Center for Clean Air Policy (

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Product liability and small wind energy conversion systems (SWECS): an analysis of selected issues and policy alternatives  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An overview is presented of the various legal issues regarding SWECS performance and safety, according to when such issues may arise during the SWECS manufacturing and marketing processes. Next, the most significant issues are translated into a series of questions, followed by a legal analysis that addresses these questions within the framework of the present product litigation system. The special problems presented to SWECS by judicial treatment of design defect cases and the relevance of industry standards in product cases are emphasized. Finally, a number of policy alternatives for DOE and others to consider are examined concerning their relative advantages and disadvantages in dealing with selected issues.

Noun, R.J.

1979-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Food Policy and Poverty in Indonesia: A General Equilibrium Analysis’, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 49(3  

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Indonesia is the world’s largest importer of its staple food, rice. Since the economic crisis of 1998, rice import policy has become increasingly protectionist and since early 2004, imports have been banned. This paper uses a general equilibrium model of the Indonesian economy to analyze the effects of an import ban on rice, including its effects on poverty. The analysis recognizes 1,000 individual households. The results indicate that the rice import ban raises poverty incidence by a little less than one per cent of the population. Poverty rises in both rural and urban areas. Among farmers, only the richest gain.

Peter Warr; Sulton Mawardi; Agus Priyambada

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

XML access control using static analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Access control policies for XML typically use regular path expressions such as XPath for specifying the objects for access-control policies. However such access-control policies are burdens to the query engines for XML documents. To relieve this burden, ... Keywords: Access control, XML, XPath, XQuery, automaton, query optimization, schema, static analysis, value-based access control, view schema

Makoto Murata; Akihiko Tozawa; Michiharu Kudo; Satoshi Hada

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Geothermal investment and policy analysis with evaluation of California and Utah resource areas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A geothermal investment decision model was developed which, when coupled to a site-specific stochastic cash flow model, estimates the conditional probability of a positive decision to invest in the development of geothermal resource areas. The geothermal cash flow model, the investment decision model and their applications for assessing the likely development potential of nine geothermal resource areas in California and Utah are described. The sensitivity of this investment behavior to several policy incentives is also analyzed and discussed.

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

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Effects of Biofuel Policies on World Food Insecurity -- A CGE Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The food vs. fuel debate has heated up since the 2008 global food crisis when major crop prices dramatically increased. Heavily subsidized biofuel production was blamed for diverting food crops from food production and diverting resources from food and feed production, triggering a food crisis globally and leading to increases in the world food insecure population. Few studies have quantified the effects of biofuel policies on world food prices and world food insecurity. This study added the Brazil and China's biofuel sectors to an existing global trade CGE model, and applies the measurement of food insecurity as developed by FAO. Alternative scenarios were food insecurity. Results are examined with focus on (1) effects on domestic biofuel productions, (2) change in food commodity productions and trade, (3) change in land use and land rents, and (4) change in regional undernourished populations. Results indicated that biofuel expansion is not cost competitive to traditional fossil fuel. Without any policy incentives, huge expansion of biofuel production is not likely under current technology. The conventional biofuel mandates in U.S., Brazil and China lead to increases in world food insecurity, while the advanced biofuel mandate in U.S. has the opposite effect. Subsidies to biofuels production help to lessen the increase in world food insecurity that is caused by increases in conventional biofuel production. Additionally, the effects from U.S. biofuel policies are smaller but more widespread than the effects from Brazil or China's biofuel policies. Overall, the long term effects of biofuel production expansion on world food insecurity are much smaller than expected.

Lu, Jiamin

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic Objectives  

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• Provide for independent oversight with lay input • Separate the Custodianship of The National DNA Database from the FSS • Establish a coherent management group for The National DNA Database • Provide an even-handed service to all police forces and supplier laboratories 2. To obtain DNA profiles from the active criminal population • Publicise the value of The National DNA Database • Secure support from the Home Office for the police and The National DNA Database working in partnership with Government • Maximise sampling opportunities • Ensure retention of DNA profiles in line with current legislation and policies 3. To maintain public confidence in the security and integrity of The National DNA Database and its use Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation

Mr David Coleman; Chief Constable; Lincolnshire Constabulary; Mr Ian Gordon; Mr Stuart Hyde; Dr David Werrett; Mr Tim Wilson; Mr David Moore; Ms Katrina Morton; Lincolnshire Constabulary

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of HC Policy, Accountability, and Technology (HC-10) | Department of  

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Policy, Accountability, Policy, Accountability, and Technology (HC-10) Office of HC Policy, Accountability, and Technology (HC-10) Mission and Function Statement This organization supports the program objectives and missions of all Departmental components by (1) developing Department-level human capital management (HCM) and training/development policies, (2) developing human capital management strategies that provide the direction and structure for Departmental HCM programs, (3) developing HCM legislative proposals; (4) supplying HCM policy advice and guidance within the Department; and (5) developing and implementing innovative HCM business solutions relating to corporate recruiting, talent capacity, diversity outreach, and technology innovations. Strategic directions are influenced by an analysis of budget and workforce

223

Policy Directive System Policy Review Webinar  

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in their professional capacity. So .... Fisheries' HQ Communications Office developed a companion policy and guidelines (managed by HQ Comms) #12;Private Sector Certification of Fisheries 30-122 John Butterfield Policy Analysis of certification that were placed on fisheries by 3rd party organizations. · Key Elements - NMFS will: · Respond

224

An Empirical Framework for Large-Scale Policy Analysis, with an Application to School Finance Reform in Michigan  

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In this paper I develop an empirical framework for the analysis of large-scale policies, and apply it to study the effects of Michigan’s 1994 school finance reform on the Detroit metropolitan area. The framework includes estimating a general equilibrium model of multiple jurisdictions with data before the reform, predicting the post-reform equilibrium, and comparing this prediction with postreform data to validate the model. According to my analysis, the Michigan reform had little impact on household demographics or school quality in Detroit. The alternative school funding policies analyzed here do not seem to affect school quality much either. (JEL C52, I22, H73) I thank the Berkman Faculty Development Fund at Carnegie Mellon University for financial support. I also thank Julie Berry Cullen and Susanna Loeb for providing me with data on pass rates for Michigan. Mary Ann Cleary, Jeff Guilfoyle, Andrew Lockwood, and Glenda Rader from the government of the state of Michigan answered many of my questions on Proposal A. I am indebted to Dennis Epple, George-Levy Gayle, Holger Sieg, and Fallaw Sowell for valuable conversations, and to participants at the 2004 summer workshop at the Federal Reserve of Cleveland for comments on an

Maria Marta Ferreyra

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Wetland model in an earth systems modeling framework for regional environmental policy analysis  

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The objective of this research is to investigate incorporating a wetland component into a land energy and water fluxes model, the Community Land Model (CLM). CLM is the land fluxes component of the Integrated Global Systems ...

Awadalla, Sirein Salah

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Decontamination and decommissioning policy and programs  

SciTech Connect

The policies, objectives, and the program structure for the management of surplus radioactively contaminated ERDA facilities are reviewed. (LK)

Glauberman, H.

1975-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Diversity Policies; Diversity Office  

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Policies: Brookhaven National Laboratory Diversity Policies: Brookhaven Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Brookhaven Sexual Harassment Policy Brookhaven Veterans Policy...

228

IEP - Water-Energy Interface: Systems & Policy Support  

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and Policy Support Systems Analysis DOENETL possesses strong systems analysis and policy-support capabilities. Systems analysis in support of the Innovations for Existing...

229

State Clean Energy Policies Analysis: State, Utility, and Municipal Loan Programs  

SciTech Connect

High initial costs can impede the deployment of clean energy technologies. Financing can reduce these costs. And, state, municipal, and utility-sponsored loan programs have emerged to fill the gap between clean energy technology financing needs and private sector lending. In general, public loan programs are more favorable to clean energy technologies than are those offered by traditional lending institutions; however, public loan programs address only the high up-front costs of clean energy systems, and the technology installed under these loan programs rarely supports clean energy production at levels that have a notable impact on the broader energy sector. This report discusses ways to increase the impact of these loan programs and suggests related policy design considerations.

Lantz, E.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A qualitative analysis of writing as a focus for developing policy statements on public issues in large petrochemical companies  

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Research by Linda Flower, Ann Berthoff, James Stephens, Judith Langer, Arthur Applebee, and other social scientists supports the notion that writing helps individuals shape their ideas. I believe it serves the same function in developing policy in large corporations. For the people responsible for producing speeches and brochures that relate to issues of public concern, writing is more than an exercise in stating the corporate line in acceptable prose. For them, the written word is the focal point for examining a company's position. The act of writing puts ideas on the table for everyone to see. From there, the give-and-take between management and writers often becomes the choice of one word over another, because the final version of that text will be seen by the public as the company's official position. Those speeches and articles may be used for years by reporters, lawmakers, environmentalists, and citizens seeking to comment on the company's actions. This does not mean that writers and editors direct big companies. They are, however, an important part of a process that is often misunderstood, even by those who participate in it. There is a cost for that misunderstanding. Young writers often say in frustration, "My client doesn't know what he wants!" That, however, is just the point. Clients may not know what they want to say, and it is the writer's job to help them find out. Understanding the process will assist writers and clients alike to realize that the process of writing a position helps to form it. In large corporations, company policy is often shaped in the process. This paper is a qualitative analysis of the role of speeches and publications in developing corporate policy. It suggests that writing about issues of public concern can become the focal point for shaping corporate policy. The study is based on interviews with free-lance writers, and with writers, editors, managers, and executives of several major corporations, primarily in energy-related fields. Conclusions are based on what these individuals have said about their experience.

Cunningham, Richard Lee

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The interplay between risk attitudes and low probability, high cost outcomes in climate policy analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Assessing the value of climate change mitigation requires an analysis framework that can account for society's attitude toward the risk of uncertain outcomes, especially those with low probability and high cost. For largely historical and computational ... Keywords: Cost-benefit analysis, DICE, Decision theory, Dismal theorem, Economic disaster, Integrated assessment model (IAM)

Michael D. Gerst; Richard B. Howarth; Mark E. Borsuk

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

SMART: A Stochastic Multiscale Model for the Analysis of Energy Resources, Technology, and Policy  

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We address the problem of modeling energy resource allocation, including dispatch, storage, and the long-term investments in new technologies, capturing different sources of uncertainty such as energy from wind, demands, prices, and rainfall. We also ... Keywords: analysis of algorithms, artificial intelligence, queues, simulation, statistical analysis

Warren B. Powell; Abraham George; Hugo Simão; Warren Scott; Alan Lamont; Jeffrey Stewart

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) Project: An Analysis of Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs in the United States (Revised)  

SciTech Connect

This report analyzes renewable energy feed-in tariff (FIT) policies and explores the different FIT policies currently implemented in the United States. It also discusses of a few proposed policies, the best practices in FIT policy design, and examines how FITs can be used to target state policy goals. The report covers current and potential future interactions between FITs and other state and federal energy policies while also providing an overview of the impacts FIT policies have in terms of renewable energy deployment, job creation, and economic development.

Couture, T.; Cory, K.

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

RunMC - an object-oriented analysis framework for Monte Carlo simulation of high-energy particle collisions  

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RunMC is an object-oriented framework aimed to generate and to analyse high-energy collisions of elementary particles using Monte Carlo simulations. This package, being based on C++ adopted by CERN as the main programming language for the LHC experiments, provides a common interface to different Monte Carlo models using modern physics libraries. Physics calculations (projects) can easily be loaded and saved as external modules. This simplifies the development of complicated calculations for high energy physics in large collaborations.This desktop program is open-source licensed and is available on the LINUX and Windows/Cygwin platforms.

S. Chekanov

2004-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

235

POLICY ANALYSIS OF PRODUCED WATER ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH IN-SITU THERMAL TECHNOLOGIES Topical Report  

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The authors would like to thank Michelle Kline for her assistance with mapping and GIS analysis. The authors would also like to thank Boyd Clayton, Deputy Utah State Engineer,

Robert Keiter; John Ruple; Heather Tanana; Doe Award; No. De-fe

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Incorporating operational flexibility into electric generation planning : impacts and methods for system design and policy analysis  

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This dissertation demonstrates how flexibility in hourly electricity operations can impact long-term planning and analysis for future power systems, particularly those with substantial variable renewables (e.g., wind) or ...

Palmintier, Bryan S. (Bryan Stephen)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Web Policies  

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Web Policies Web Policies Accessibility The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) is part of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), which...

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Quality Policy  

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Policy110406 Page 1 of 3 EOTA - System Level Document Title: Quality Policy Document Number: Q-002 Rev. 110406 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero...

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Policy Analysis of Water Availability and Use Issues for Domestic Oil Shale and Oil Sands Development  

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Oil shale and oil sands resources located within the intermountain west represent a vast, and as of yet, commercially untapped source of energy. Development will require water, and demand for scarce water resources stands at the front of a long list of barriers to commercialization. Water requirements and the consequences of commercial development will depend on the number, size, and location of facilities, as well as the technologies employed to develop these unconventional fuels. While the details remain unclear, the implication is not – unconventional fuel development will increase demand for water in an arid region where demand for water often exceeds supply. Water demands in excess of supplies have long been the norm in the west, and for more than a century water has been apportioned on a first-come, first-served basis. Unconventional fuel developers who have not already secured water rights stand at the back of a long line and will need to obtain water from willing water purveyors. However, uncertainty regarding the nature and extent of some senior water claims combine with indeterminate interstate river management to cast a cloud over water resource allocation and management. Quantitative and qualitative water requirements associated with Endangered Species protection also stand as barriers to significant water development, and complex water quality regulations will apply to unconventional fuel development. Legal and political decisions can give shape to an indeterminate landscape. Settlement of Northern Ute reserved rights claims would help clarify the worth of existing water rights and viability of alternative sources of supply. Interstate apportionment of the White River would go a long way towards resolving water availability in downstream Utah. And energy policy clarification will help determine the role oil shale and oil sands will play in our nation’s future.

Ruple, John; Keiter, Robert

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

240

Basis for a Waste Management Public Communication Policy: Actual Situation Analysis and Implementation of Corrective Actions  

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Argentina will require new sites for the location of radioactive waste final disposal systems. It is currently mandatory to have social and political consensus to obtain the corresponding agreements. The experience obtained with the cancellation of the project ''Feasibility Study and Engineering Project--Repository for High Level Radioactive Waste'', reinforces even more the necessity to count with the acceptance of the public to carry out projects of this kind. The first phase of the former was developed in the 80's: geological, geophysical and hydrogeological studies were performed in a compact granitic rock located in Sierra del Medio, Chubut province. This project had to be called off in the early 90's due to strong social rejection. This decision was closely related to the poor attention given to social communication issues. The governmental decision-makers in charge underwent a lot of pressure from social groups claiming for the cancellation of the project due to the lack of information and the fear it triggered. Thus, the lesson learnt: ''social communication activities must be carefully undertaken in order to achieve the appropriate management of the radioactive waste produced in our country.'' The same as in other countries, the specific National Law demands the formulation of a Strategic Plan which will not only include the research into radioactive waste, but the design of a Social Communication Programme as well. The latter will be in charge of informing the population clearly and objectively about the latest scientific and technological advances in the issue. A tentative perception-attitude pattern of the Argentine society about the overall nuclear issue is outlined in this paper. It is meant to contribute to the understanding of the public's adverse reaction to this kind of project. A communication programme is also presented. Its objective is to install the waste management topic in the public's opinion with a positive real outlook.

Jolivet, L. A.; Maset, E. R.

2002-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy Drivers for Improving Electricity End-Use Efficiency in the U.S.: An Economic-Engineering Analysis  

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This paper estimates the economically achievable potential for improving electricity end-use efficiency in the U.S. The approach involves identifying a series of energy-efficiency policies aimed at tackling market failures, and then examining their impacts and cost-effectiveness using Georgia Tech’s version of the National Energy Modeling System (GT-NEMS). By estimating the policy-driven electricity savings and the associated levelized costs, a policy supply curve for electricity efficiency is produced. Each policy is evaluated individually and in an Integrated Policy scenario to examine policy dynamics. The Integrated Policy scenario demonstrates significant achievable potential: 261 TWh (6.5%) of electricity savings in 2020, and 457 TWh (10.2%) in 2035. All eleven policies examined were estimated to have lower levelized costs than average electricity retail prices. Levelized costs range from 0.5 – 8.0 cent/kWh, with the regulatory and information policies tending to be most cost-effective. Policy impacts on the power sector, carbon dioxide emissions, and energy intensity are also estimated to be significant. *Corresponding author:

Yu Wang; Marilyn A. Brown; Yu Wang

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Basis for a Waste Management Public Communication Policy: Actual Situation Analysis and Implementation of Corrective Actions  

SciTech Connect

Argentina will require new sites for the location of radioactive waste final disposal systems. It is currently mandatory to have social and political consensus to obtain the corresponding agreements. The experience obtained with the cancellation of the project ''Feasibility Study and Engineering Project--Repository for High Level Radioactive Waste'', reinforces even more the necessity to count with the acceptance of the public to carry out projects of this kind. The first phase of the former was developed in the 80's: geological, geophysical and hydrogeological studies were performed in a compact granitic rock located in Sierra del Medio, Chubut province. This project had to be called off in the early 90's due to strong social rejection. This decision was closely related to the poor attention given to social communication issues. The governmental decision-makers in charge underwent a lot of pressure from social groups claiming for the cancellation of the project due to the lack of information and the fear it triggered. Thus, the lesson learnt: ''social communication activities must be carefully undertaken in order to achieve the appropriate management of the radioactive waste produced in our country.'' The same as in other countries, the specific National Law demands the formulation of a Strategic Plan which will not only include the research into radioactive waste, but the design of a Social Communication Programme as well. The latter will be in charge of informing the population clearly and objectively about the latest scientific and technological advances in the issue. A tentative perception-attitude pattern of the Argentine society about the overall nuclear issue is outlined in this paper. It is meant to contribute to the understanding of the public's adverse reaction to this kind of project. A communication programme is also presented. Its objective is to install the waste management topic in the public's opinion with a positive real outlook.

Jolivet, L. A.; Maset, E. R.

2002-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

243

Quality Assurance: Quality Policy  

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Policy Policy It is the policy of the Department of Energy to establish quality requirements to ensure that risks and environmental impacts are minimized and that safety, reliability, and performance are maximized through the application of effective management systems commensurate with the risks posed by the facility or activity and its work. The Department implements this policy through the QA Order and the QA rule directives to ensure quality assurance requirements are clearly specified for the broad spectrum of work performed by DOE and its contractors. Objective The objective of the QA requirements are to establish an effective management system (i.e., quality assurance programs) using the performance requirements coupled technical standards where appropriate that ensure:

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Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

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Congress. WA: 15% by 2020 MN (Xcel): 825 MW wind by 2007 +policies. In addition to Xcel’s renewable energy mandate,

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar energy: industry sector analysis, the role of legislation and policy, and the California and U.S. market outlook.  

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??This thesis is a discussion of solar energy technology, the current global and United States markets, the role of government legislation and policy as a… (more)

Motta, John James

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Role of Forward Natural Gas Prices. ” Energy Policy, 34 (6):Gas Crisis: Reducing Natural Gas Prices Through Increased56 8.3 Natural Gas Price

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Development of an improved commercial sector energy model for national policy analysis  

SciTech Connect

Pacific Northwest Laboratory provided support to the Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy (CE), under the Office of Planning and Assessment, to develop improved energy and environmental analysis tools. Commercial building sector energy models from the past decade were analyzed in order to provoke comment and stimulate discussion between potential model users and developers as to the appropriate structure and capability of a commercial sector energy model supported by CE. Three specific areas were examined during this review. These areas provide (1) a look at recent suggestions and guidance as to what constitutes a minimal set of requirements and capabilities for a commercial buildings energy model for CE, (2) a review of several existing models in terms of their general structure and how they match up with the requirements listed previously, and (3) an overview of a proposed improved commercial sector energy model.

Belzer, D.B.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Econometric model of the U.S. sheep and mohair industries for policy analysis  

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The U.S. sheep industry has been declining in size for many years. Many factors have contributed to the decline of the sheep industry including declining consumption of lamb and mutton, the growth in manmade fiber use, scarcity of labor, and predator losses. In an effort to slow the rate of decline in the U.S. sheep industry, the U.S. Congress passed the Wool Act of 1954. In 1993, Congress passed a three-year phase out of the Wool Act incentive payments with the last payments occurring in 1996. The 2002 Farm Bill included a marketing loan program for wool. The loan rates are set to $0.40 per pound for un-graded wool, $1.00 per pound for graded wool. In recent years exchange rate changes have had a large impact on the industry affecting lamb and wool trade. The U.S. is the second largest producer of mohair and Texas accounts for over 85 percent of the U.S. mohair production. Mohair also received incentive payments through the Wool Act. Mohair payments were also phased out along with the wool incentive payments. Moreover, the 2002 Farm Bill reinstated support for the industry by implementing a loan program with loan rates of $4.20 per pound of mohair. This analysis uses capital stock inventory accounting methodology to model the supply side of the sheep industry. Demand is incorporated using traditional single equations and complete demand system estimation methods. OLS, 2SLS, and 3SLS models are developed and tested for the single equations estimation methods. The OLS model is used to model the impacts of three different levels of loan rates for wool. Also, an OLS mohair model is developed and used to examine the impacts of three different levels of loan rates for mohair. Results indicate that the sheep industry will continue to decline even with the marketing loan program for wool in the 2002 Farm Bill. However, a higher loan rate for wool would reduce the decline rate of the industry. The Angora goat industry will continue to decline in size, but with a higher loan rate for mohair, the number of goats clipped would increase.

Ribera Landivar, Luis Alejandro

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Security Policy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... M/S ACES Pvt. Ltd. Pakistan Page Security Policy ... 2013 M/S ACES Pvt. Ltd. Pakistan 5/27/2013 Page 2. [SECURITY POLICY] May 27, 2013 ...

2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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DAKOTA, a multilevel parellel object-oriented framework for design optimization, parameter estimation, uncertainty quantification, and sensitivity analysis:version 4.0 uers's manual.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The DAKOTA (Design Analysis Kit for Optimization and Terascale Applications) toolkit provides a flexible and extensible interface between simulation codes and iterative analysis methods. DAKOTA contains algorithms for optimization with gradient and nongradient-based methods; uncertainty quantification with sampling, reliability, and stochastic finite element methods; parameter estimation with nonlinear least squares methods; and sensitivity/variance analysis with design of experiments and parameter study methods. These capabilities may be used on their own or as components within advanced strategies such as surrogate-based optimization, mixed integer nonlinear programming, or optimization under uncertainty. By employing object-oriented design to implement abstractions of the key components required for iterative systems analyses, the DAKOTA toolkit provides a flexible and extensible problem-solving environment for design and performance analysis of computational models on high performance computers. This report serves as a user's manual for the DAKOTA software and provides capability overviews and procedures for software execution, as well as a variety of example studies.

Griffin, Joshua D. (Sandai National Labs, Livermore, CA); Eldred, Michael Scott; Martinez-Canales, Monica L. (Sandai National Labs, Livermore, CA); Watson, Jean-Paul; Kolda, Tamara Gibson (Sandai National Labs, Livermore, CA); Giunta, Anthony Andrew; Adams, Brian M.; Swiler, Laura Painton; Williams, Pamela J. (Sandai National Labs, Livermore, CA); Hough, Patricia Diane (Sandai National Labs, Livermore, CA); Gay, David M.; Dunlavy, Daniel M.; Eddy, John P.; Hart, William Eugene; Brown, Shannon L.

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DAKOTA : a multilevel parallel object-oriented framework for design optimization, parameter estimation, uncertainty quantification, and sensitivity analysis. Version 5.0, user's manual.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The DAKOTA (Design Analysis Kit for Optimization and Terascale Applications) toolkit provides a flexible and extensible interface between simulation codes and iterative analysis methods. DAKOTA contains algorithms for optimization with gradient and nongradient-based methods; uncertainty quantification with sampling, reliability, and stochastic finite element methods; parameter estimation with nonlinear least squares methods; and sensitivity/variance analysis with design of experiments and parameter study methods. These capabilities may be used on their own or as components within advanced strategies such as surrogate-based optimization, mixed integer nonlinear programming, or optimization under uncertainty. By employing object-oriented design to implement abstractions of the key components required for iterative systems analyses, the DAKOTA toolkit provides a flexible and extensible problem-solving environment for design and performance analysis of computational models on high performance computers. This report serves as a user's manual for the DAKOTA software and provides capability overviews and procedures for software execution, as well as a variety of example studies.

Eldred, Michael Scott; Dalbey, Keith R.; Bohnhoff, William J.; Adams, Brian M.; Swiler, Laura Painton; Hough, Patricia Diane (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA); Gay, David M.; Eddy, John P.; Haskell, Karen H.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Policy and Guidance Documents  

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Environmental Protection, Sustainability Support & Corporate Safety Analysis Environmental Protection, Sustainability Support & Corporate Safety Analysis HS-20 Home Mission & Functions » Office of Nuclear Safety, Quality Assurance & Environment » Sustainability Support » Environmental Policy & Assistance » Corporate Safety Programs » Analysis Program Contacts What's New? Sustainability Support Environment Corporate Safety Programs Analysis Environment Environmental Policy Environmental Guidance Environmental Reports Environmental Management System Radiation Protection Environmental Compliance Environmental Justice Environmental Training Environmental Tools Search Our Documents Topics & Resources Air Analytical Services Program CERCLA Cultural & Natural Resources DOE Comments on Rulemakings Federal Environmental Laws

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Policymaker's Guide to Feed-in Tariff Policy Design  

SciTech Connect

Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are the most widely used renewable energy policy in the world for driving accelerating renewable energy (RE) deployment, accounting for a greater share of RE development than either tax incentives or renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policies. FITs have generated significant RE deployment, helping bring the countries that have implemented them successfully to the forefront of the global RE industry. In the European Union (EU), FIT policies have led to the deployment of more than 15,000 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) power and more than 55,000 MW of wind power between 2000 and the end of 2009. In total, FITs are responsible for approximately 75% of global PV and 45% of global wind deployment. Countries such as Germany, in particular, have demonstrated that FITs can be used as a powerful policy tool to drive RE deployment and help meet combined energy security and emissions reductions objectives. This policymaker's guide provides a detailed analysis of FIT policy design and implementation and identifies a set of best practices that have been effective at quickly stimulating the deployment of large amounts of RE generation. Although the discussion is aimed primarily at decision makers who have decided that a FIT policy best suits their needs, exploration of FIT policies can also help inform a choice among alternative renewable energy policies.

Couture, T. D.; Cory, K.; Kreycik, C.; Williams, E.

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

NREL: Technology Transfer - Solar Policy and Program ...  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technology Transfer ... Unbiased analysis of economic and market impacts related to policy changes;

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All EZ Policies | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Buildings Clean Energy Economy Coordinated Low Emissions Assistance Network Geothermal Incentives and Policies International Clean Energy Analysis Low Emission Development...

256

Perspectives on the satellite services industry : analysis of challenges and opportunities in the market, policy and regulatory environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis focuses on Space Communications and combines engineering, economics, market, and policy analyses to identify challenges and opportunities in the industry that are beyond the scope of any one isolated discipline. ...

Torres-Padilla, Juan Pablo

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

The Role of Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases in Climate Policy: Analysis Using the MIT IGSM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

First steps toward a broad climate agreement, such as the Kyoto Protocol, have focused attention on agreement with less than global geographic coverage. We consider instead a policy that is less comprehensive in term of ...

Reilly, John M.

258

Managing the transition toward self-sustaining alternative fuel vehicle markets : policy analysis using a dynamic behavioral spatial model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Designing public policy or industry strategy to bolster the transition to alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) is a formidable challenge as demonstrated by historical failed attempts. The transition to new fuels occurs within ...

Supple, Derek R. (Derek Richard)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Electric Transportation Policy Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Program requires the largest automotive manufacturers to build zero- and low-emitting vehicles in three categories: "Gold" (battery electric and fuel cell vehicles), "Silver" (hybrids, plug-in hybrids, natural gas, and other advanced technology clean vehicles), and "Bronze" (very low emitting conventional vehicles). The Gold category of ZEVs is the most costly and technically difficult to produce.

2007-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

260

Macro-System Model: A Federated Object Model for Cross-Cutting Analysis of Hydrogen Production, Delivery, Consumption and Associated Emissions: Preprint  

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Macro-System Model: A Macro-System Model: A Federated Object Model for Cross-Cutting Analysis of Hydrogen Production, Delivery, Consumption and Associated Emissions Preprint M. Ruth and V. Diakov National Renewable Energy Laboratory M.E. Goldsby and T.J. Sa Sandia National Laboratories Presented at 4 th Transatlantic Infraday Conference Washington, D.C. November 5, 2010 Conference Paper NREL/CP-6A10-49544 December 2010 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Alliance), a contractor of the US Government under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308. Accordingly, the US Government and Alliance retain a nonexclusive royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for US Government purposes.

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Will Progress in Science and Technology Avert or Accelerate Global Collapse? A Critical Analysis and Policy Recommendations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Industrial society will move towards collapse if its total environmental impact (I), expressed either in terms of energy and materials use or in terms of pollution, increases with time, i.e., dI/dt > 0. The traditional interpretation of the I=PAT equation reflects the optimistic belief that technological innovation, particularly improvements in eco-efficiency, will significantly reduce the technology (T) factor, and thereby result in a corresponding decline in impact (I). Unfortunately, this interpretation of the I=PAT equation ignores the effects of technical change on the other two factors: population (P) and per capita affluence (A). A more heuristic formulation of this equation is I=P(T)?A(T)?T in which the dependence of P and A on T is apparent. From historical evidence, it is clear that technological revolutions (tool-making, agricultural, and industrial) have been the primary driving forces behind successive population explosions, and that modern communication and transportation technologies have been employed to transform a large proportion of the world’s inhabitants into consumers of material- and energy-intensive products and services. In addition, factor analysis from neoclassical growth theory and the rebound effect provide evidence that science and technology have played a key role in contributing to rising living standards. While technological change has thus contributed to significant increases in both P and A, it has at the same time brought about considerable eco-efficiency improvements. Unfortunately, reductions in the T-factor have generally not been sufficiently rapid to compensate for the simultaneous increases in both P and A. As a result, total impact, in terms of energy production, mineral extraction, land-use and CO2 emissions, has in most cases increased with time, indicating that industrial society is nevertheless moving towards collapse. The belief that continued and even accelerated scientific research and technological innovation will automatically result in sustainability and avert collapse is at best mistaken. Innovations in science and technology will be necessary but alone will be insufficient for sustainability. Consequently, what is most needed are specific policies designed to decrease total impact, such as (a) halting population growth via effective population stabilization plans and better access to birth control methods, (b) reducing total matter-energy throughput and pollution by removing perverse subsidies, imposing regulations that limit waste discharges and the depletion of non-renewable resources, and implementing ecological tax reform, and (c) moving towards a steady-state economy in which per-capita affluence is stabilized at lower levels by replacing wasteful conspicuous material consumption with social alternatives known to enhance subjective well-being. While science and technology must play an important role in the implementation of these policies, none will be enacted without a fundamental change in society’s dominant values of growth and exploitation. Thus, value change is the most important prerequisite for avoiding global collapse.

Huesemann, Michael H.; Huesemann, Joyce A.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Environmental Policy and Assistance  

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Environmental Protection, Sustainability Support & Corporate Safety Analysis HS-20 Home Mission & Functions » Office of Nuclear Safety, Quality Assurance & Environment » Sustainability Support » Environmental Policy & Assistance » Corporate Safety Programs » Analysis Program Contacts What's New? Sustainability Support Environment Corporate Safety Programs Analysis Environment Environmental Policy Environmental Guidance Environmental Reports Environmental Management System Radiation Protection Environmental Compliance Environmental Justice Environmental Training Environmental Tools Search Our Documents Topics & Resources Air Analytical Services Program CERCLA Cultural & Natural Resources DOE Comments on Rulemakings Federal Environmental Laws

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Policies | Argonne Leadership Computing Facility  

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Eureka Gadzooks Policies Pullback Policy ALCF Acknowledgment Policy Account Sponsorship & Retention Policy Accounts Policy Data Policy INCITE Quarterly Report Policy ALCC...

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The history of NATO TNF policy: The role of studies, analysis and exercises conference proceedings. Volume 3: Papers by Gen. Robert C. Richardson III (Ret.)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This conference was organized to study and analyze the role of simulation, analysis, modeling, and exercises in the history of NATO policy. The premise was not that the results of past studies will apply to future policy, but rather that understanding what influenced the decision process-and how-would be of value. The structure of the conference was built around discussion panels. The panels were augmented by a series of papers and presentations focusing on particular TNF events, issues, studies, or exercises. The conference proceedings consist of three volumes. Volume 1 contains the conference introduction, agenda, biographical sketches of principal participants, and analytical summary of the presentations and discussion panels. Volume 2 contains a short introduction and the papers and presentations from the conference. This volume contains selected papers by Brig. Gen. Robert C. Richardson III (Ret.).

Rinne, R.L. [ed.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Quality Policy Quality Policy Quality Policy It is the policy of the Department of Energy to establish quality requirements to ensure that risks and environmental impacts are minimized and that safety, reliability, and performance are maximized through the application of effective management systems commensurate with the risks posed by the facility or activity and its work. The Department implements this policy through the QA Order and the QA rule directives to ensure quality assurance requirements are clearly specified for the broad spectrum of work performed by DOE and its contractors. Objective The objective of the QA requirements are to establish an effective management system (i.e., quality assurance programs) using the performance requirements coupled technical standards where appropriate that ensure:

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Distributional Impacts of a U.S. Greenhouse Gas Policy: A General Equilibrium Analysis of Carbon Pricing  

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We develop a new model of the U.S., the U.S. Regional Energy Policy (USREP) model that is resolved for large states and regions of the U.S. and by income class and apply the model to investigate a $15 per ton CO2 equivalent ...

Paltsev, Sergey

267

NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Solar Policy and Program Technical...  

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and comparison to best practices with suggestions for policy changes to better serve the solar DG market Unbiased analysis of economic and market impacts related to policy changes...

268

NREL: Solar Research - Solar Policy and Program Technical Assistance...  

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and comparison to best practices with suggestions for policy changes to better serve the solar DG market Unbiased analysis of economic and market impacts related to policy changes...

269

NREL: Technology Deployment - Solar Policy and Program Technical...  

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and comparison to best practices with suggestions for policy changes to better serve the solar DG market Unbiased analysis of economic and market impacts related to policy changes...

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Weighing the Costs and Benefits of State Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

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Natural Gas Prices. ” Energy Policy, 34 (6): 706-720. Chen,Laboratory. Renewable Energy Policy Project (REPP). 2001.D.C. : Renewable Energy Policy Project. (Authors: V. Singh

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of State Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Forward Natural Gas Prices. ” Energy Policy, 34 (6): 706-Pressure on Natural Gas Prices. Energy Policy, 35(1): 295-of RPS policies, the low forecasts of natural gas prices

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Site Analysis Shadow Analysis Site Objectives  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, such daylighting control systems may require extensive and costly set-up (commissioning) to ensure proper operation, and they do not always provide consistent, accurate light levels. These issues make daylight dimming systems THE INTERACTION BETWEEN COMMON CLASSROOM ELECTRIC LIGHTING SYSTEMS AND DAYLIGHTING. THE SYSTEM HANDLES SEVERAL

Kyte, Michael

273

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

alternate (mostly non-renewable) energy sources. Employmentalso has a non-mandated renewable energy objective thatNon- Govt. source Figure 26. Principal Sources of Renewable Energy

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

INTELLIGENCE AND POLICY-MAKING: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the Palgrave Macmillan series, Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies. Professor Wirtz is a past Science, Astropolitics, Comparative Strategy, Contemporary Security Policy, Defense Analysis, Harvard of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, International Security, International Studies Notes, Joint Forces

275

POLICY FLASH  

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

6 6 DATE: TO: FROM: January 28,2005 Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, ME-61 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Changes in Small Business Contracting Policy SUMMARY: This Policy Flash forwards changes to the Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) price evaluation adjustment, new guidance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on improving subcontracting opportunities with small businesses, and the requirement for recertification of small business status. Page 1 of3 POLICY FLASH 2005-16 1. The statute for the SDB price evaluation adjustment implemented in FAR Subpart 19.11 is no longer in effect for civilian agencies, except the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Coast Guard. See the attached Civilian Agency Acquisition Council Letter, dated December 27,2004: ~ CAAC Letter 2004-04, Expirationc

276

Authorization Policy  

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Authorization Policy Authorization Policy Services Overview ECS Audio/Video Conferencing Fasterdata IPv6 Network Network Performance Tools (perfSONAR) ESnet OID Registry PGP Key Service Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) OSCARS Case Study Documentation User Manual FAQ Design Specifications Functional Specifications Notifications Publications Authorization Policy Default Attributes Message Security Clients For Developers Interfaces Links Hardware Requirements DOE Grids Service Transition Contact Us Technical Assistance: 1 800-33-ESnet (Inside the US) 1 800-333-7638 (Inside the US) 1 510-486-7600 (Globally) 1 510-486-7607 (Globally) Report Network Problems: trouble@es.net Provide Web Site Feedback: info@es.net Authorization Policy Introduction An authorization decision consists of deciding if an authenticated entity

277

POLICY FLASH  

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

7 7 DATE: TO: FROM: February 10,2005 Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, ME-61 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Acquisition Guide Updates SUMMARY: This Policy Flash advises you of changes being made to five chapters of the Department of Energy Acquisition Guide. These changes are as follows: Pagel of 2 -_un - --- n__- Chapter 26.1 Energy Policy Act hnplementation - The changes to this chapter were updates and editorial style changes. Chapter 26.2 Energy Policy Act Cost Sharing Requirements - The changes to this chapter were updates and editorial style changes. Chapter 37.1 Support Service Contracting - Revisions were made to recognize performance based service acquisition. Other changes were updates and editorial style changes. Chapter39.1 Acquisitionof InformationResources- The changesto this chapterwere updates

278

INEEL Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Trend Analysis  

SciTech Connect

The objective of the INEEL GHG Inventory and Trend Analysis is to establish INEEL expertise in carbon management decision making and policy analysis. This FY-99 effort is the first step toward placing the INEEL in a leadership role within the DOE laboratories to support carbon management systems and analysis.

Shropshire, David Earl; Teel, Dale Milton

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Analysis Articles: These should be accessible, policy-relevant research articles that emphasize links between practice and poli  

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Engineering for the Global Poor: The Engineering for the Global Poor: The Role of Intellectual Property Kayje M. Booker 1 , Ashok J. Gadgil 2 , David Winickoff 3* , 1 923 Stoddard St., Missoula, MT, 59802 2 Environmental Energy Technologies Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Civil and Environmental Engineering Department University of California Berkeley Berkeley, CA 3 Department of Environmental Science Policy, and Management University of California Berkeley Berkeley, CA July 2012 Part of this work was supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship at U.C. Berkeley and by the Greenwall Faculty Scholarship in bioethics and the U.S. Department of Energy under

280

Measuring the Objectness of Image Windows  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a generic objectness measure, quantifying how likely it is for an image window to contain an object of any class. We explicitly train it to distinguish objects with a well-defined boundary in space, such as cows and telephones, from amorphous ... Keywords: Detectors,Image edge detection,Image segmentation,Kernel,Image color analysis,Training,Area measurement,object recognition,Objectness measure,object detection

Bogdan Alexe; Thomas Deselaers; Vittorio Ferrari

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

User Policy  

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Policy Policy User Policy Print 1. Guiding Principles The aim of User Policy at the Advanced Light Source (ALS) is to provide a framework for establishing a challenging yet congenial environment where talented scientists from different backgrounds can work together in pursuit of the new scientific opportunities presented by the availability of this innovative facility. User policy must address a variety of user needs and sensitivities. On one hand, the qualified researcher with little financial backing needs assurance of adequate access to the facility. On the other hand, qualified groups that make a large commitment of time and resources need some assurance of an equitable return on their investment. A national facility should be accessible to all qualified researchers and at the ALS there are three modes of access: as a General User, a member of an Approved Program (AP), or as a member of a Participating Research Team (PRT). All proposals for research to be conducted at the ALS are evaluated based on the criteria endorsed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). These criteria are detailed on the IUPAP Web site at IUPAP Recommendations for the Use of Major Physics Users Facilities (pdf version).

282

Transportation Politics and Policy  

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

Reducing Greenhouse Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation Steven Plotkin, Argonne National Laboratory (co-author is David Greene of Oak Ridge) 2011 EIA Energy Conference May 26-27, 2011 Washington, DC Overview  Presentation based on recent report from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change  Task: Assess the potential to substantially reduce transportation's GHG emissions by 2035 & 2050.  Base Case: Annual Energy Outlook 2010 Reference Case, extended to 2050  Three scenarios with differing assumptions about technological progress, policy initiatives, and public attitudes  Rely on existing studies to estimate impacts  Scenario analysis uses Kaya method to integrate policy impacts and avoid

283

Web Policies  

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Policies Policies /about/_assets/images/icon-70th.jpg Web Policies LANL places a high degree of emphasis on user experience and thus all webspaces are designed, developed, and tested thoroughly for usability and accessibility. Accessibility» Usability» Copyright, Legal» STC Summit Award» LOOK INTO LANL - highlights of our science, people, technologies close Scholarship fund changes lives Life-changing experience: springboard to a career in exercise science and physical therapy. READ MORE Jacob Leyba, recipient of the Los Alamos Employees' Scholarship Fund Domenici scholarship Jacob Leyba, recipient of the Senator Pete Domenici Endowed Scholarship Fund. Contact Us Web Team Email More Like This Bradbury Science Museum Calendar Corporate Responsibility Fact Sheets Publications

284

Partial Spline Models for the Inclusion of Tropopause and Frontal Boundary Information in Otherwise Smooth Two- and Three-Dimensional Objective Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new method, based on partial splint models, is developed for including specified discontinuities in otherwise smooth two- and three-dimensional objective analyses. The method is appropriate for including tropopause height information in two- ...

Jyh-Jen Shiau; Grace Wahba; Donald R. Johnson

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

The outlook for crops (and biofuels and policy and...)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Jarrett Whistance Jarrett Whistance EIA Biofuels Workshop 20 March 2013  Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri (FAPRI-MU)  Objective policy analysis  Focus on how policies affect decisions, then estimate market impacts  Recently released annual baseline  10-year projection of agricultural and biofuel markets  Stochastic process to account for different assumptions in oil price, weather patterns, etc.  Cellulosic model basics  Key assumptions in the biofuel model  Focus on cellulosic waiver options  Implications of cellulosic waiver options  A look at the 2013 Baseline results  Cellulosic biofuel production based on supply of five feedstocks:  Warm-season grasses; Wheat straw; Corn stover;

286

Safeguards Policy and Implementation | Global and Regional Solutions  

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Safeguards Policy and Implementation Group Safeguards Policy and Implementation Group This group seeks to support the international safeguards capability of the US government and its objective to strengthen the International Atomic Energy Agency's safeguards through project management of key US programs, training in international safeguards, and the analysis, formulation and development of safeguards policy and technical analyses. This group brings the NNSD capabilities in international safeguards into one cohesive group. A major aspect of the work in this group is to support the safeguards activities of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This is critical because the IAEA faces many challenges such as essentially flat budgets, increasing work load as more nuclear facilities come on-line,

287

Analysis of operations and cyber security policies for a system of cooperating Flexible Alternating Current Transmission System (FACTS) devices.  

SciTech Connect

Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems (FACTS) devices are installed on electric power transmission lines to stabilize and regulate power flow. Power lines protected by FACTS devices can increase power flow and better respond to contingencies. The University of Missouri Rolla (UMR) is currently working on a multi-year project to examine the potential use of multiple FACTS devices distributed over a large power system region in a cooperative arrangement in which the FACTS devices work together to optimize and stabilize the regional power system. The report describes operational and security challenges that need to be addressed to employ FACTS devices in this way and recommends references, processes, technologies, and policies to address these challenges.

Phillips, Laurence R.; Tejani, Bankim; Margulies, Jonathan; Hills, Jason L.; Richardson, Bryan T.; Baca, Micheal J.; Weiland, Laura

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

World Bank Safeguard Policies | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

World Bank Safeguard Policies World Bank Safeguard Policies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: World Bank Safeguard Policies Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual, Training materials, Lessons learned/best practices Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/PROJECTS/EXTPOLICIES/EXTSAFEPOL/0,,m References: World Bank Safeguard Policies [1] Overview "The World Bank's environmental and social safeguard policies are a cornerstone of its support to sustainable poverty reduction. The objective of these policies is to prevent and mitigate undue harm to people and their environment in the development process. These policies provide guidelines for bank and borrower staffs in the identification, preparation, and

289

User Policy  

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User Policy Print User Policy Print 1. Guiding Principles The aim of User Policy at the Advanced Light Source (ALS) is to provide a framework for establishing a challenging yet congenial environment where talented scientists from different backgrounds can work together in pursuit of the new scientific opportunities presented by the availability of this innovative facility. User policy must address a variety of user needs and sensitivities. On one hand, the qualified researcher with little financial backing needs assurance of adequate access to the facility. On the other hand, qualified groups that make a large commitment of time and resources need some assurance of an equitable return on their investment. A national facility should be accessible to all qualified researchers and at the ALS there are three modes of access: as a General User, a member of an Approved Program (AP), or as a member of a Participating Research Team (PRT). All proposals for research to be conducted at the ALS are evaluated based on the criteria endorsed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). These criteria are detailed on the IUPAP Web site at IUPAP Recommendations for the Use of Major Physics Users Facilities (pdf version).

290

POLICY CONTENT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

March 31, 1999. It lists in alphabetical order the National Customs Rulings (NCR) that were made since the Memorandum was published. 2. Appendix B – Supplement 1 is a supplement to Appendix B of Memorandum D11-11-2. It presents the policy content of the more recent NCRs, which are listed by numerical order of tariff items for greater ease of reference.

Um D; National Customs Rulings (ncrs

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

User Policy  

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

Policy Print Policy Print 1. Guiding Principles The aim of User Policy at the Advanced Light Source (ALS) is to provide a framework for establishing a challenging yet congenial environment where talented scientists from different backgrounds can work together in pursuit of the new scientific opportunities presented by the availability of this innovative facility. User policy must address a variety of user needs and sensitivities. On one hand, the qualified researcher with little financial backing needs assurance of adequate access to the facility. On the other hand, qualified groups that make a large commitment of time and resources need some assurance of an equitable return on their investment. A national facility should be accessible to all qualified researchers and at the ALS there are three modes of access: as a General User, a member of an Approved Program (AP), or as a member of a Participating Research Team (PRT). All proposals for research to be conducted at the ALS are evaluated based on the criteria endorsed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). These criteria are detailed on the IUPAP Web site at IUPAP Recommendations for the Use of Major Physics Users Facilities (pdf version).

292

User Policy  

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

Policy Print Policy Print 1. Guiding Principles The aim of User Policy at the Advanced Light Source (ALS) is to provide a framework for establishing a challenging yet congenial environment where talented scientists from different backgrounds can work together in pursuit of the new scientific opportunities presented by the availability of this innovative facility. User policy must address a variety of user needs and sensitivities. On one hand, the qualified researcher with little financial backing needs assurance of adequate access to the facility. On the other hand, qualified groups that make a large commitment of time and resources need some assurance of an equitable return on their investment. A national facility should be accessible to all qualified researchers and at the ALS there are three modes of access: as a General User, a member of an Approved Program (AP), or as a member of a Participating Research Team (PRT). All proposals for research to be conducted at the ALS are evaluated based on the criteria endorsed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). These criteria are detailed on the IUPAP Web site at IUPAP Recommendations for the Use of Major Physics Users Facilities (pdf version).

293

Personal Property Policy | Department of Energy  

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Personal Personal Property Policy Personal Property Policy Personal Property Policy The DOE Personal Property Policy Division is responsible for development and oversight of the Department's personal property management program; establishes policies, standards, and guidance in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and sound personal property management practices and standards. Additionally MA-653: Advises and provides staff assistance to headquarters and field organizations that perform personal property management functions. Establishes performance-based personal property management objectives, measures, expectations Evaluates federal and contractor personal property management systems, functions, operations, procedures, and self-assessment programs. Collects and consolidates critical property (excess personal

294

Electricity Market and Policy | Electricity Markets and Policy  

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Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Department Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Department The Electricity Markets and Policy Group conducts technical, economic, and policy analysis of energy topics centered on the U.S. electricity sector. Our current research seeks to inform public and private decision-making on public-interest issues related to energy efficiency and demand response, renewable energy, electricity resource and transmission planning, and electricity reliability. Demand Response & Smart Grid The Electricity Markets and Policy Group conducts public interest research on the smart grid and concepts, technologies and operating practices it enables from a market, policy, cost, benefit, and performance perspective. LEARN MORE... Electricity Reliability The reliability of the electric power system is critical to the economic

295

Landscape futures analysis: Assessing the impacts of environmental targets under alternative spatial policy options and future scenarios  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Environmental targets are often used in planning for sustainable agricultural landscapes but their impacts are rarely known. In this paper we introduce landscape futures analysis as a method which combines linear programming optimisation with scenario ... Keywords: Futures analysis, GIS, Integrated assessment, Landscape planning, Optimisation, Regional, Scenarios

Brett A. Bryan; Neville D. Crossman; Darran King; Wayne S. Meyer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Renewable Energy Policy in China: Overview; Renewable Energy in China  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

China has rich potential for renewable energy development including wind energy, solar, biomass, hydropower, and geothermal. Fact sheet describes Chinas policy for developing renewable energy, policy objectives, subsidies, tax incentives, custom duties, and contact information.

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2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Form:EZFeed Policy | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Wiki Browse Latinoamrica Buildings Clean Energy Economy Coordinated Low Emissions Assistance Network Geothermal Incentives and Policies International Clean Energy Analysis Low...

298

NREL: Technology Transfer - Solar Policy and Program ...  

This year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ... Unbiased analysis of economic and market impacts related to policy changes;

299

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of State Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Role of Forward Natural Gas Prices. ” Energy Policy, 34 (6):Downward Pressure on Natural Gas Prices. Energy Policy, 35(e.g. three different natural gas price forecasts instead of

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of State Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Role of Forward Natural Gas Prices. ” Energy Policy, 34 (6):Pressure on Natural Gas Prices. Energy Policy, 35(1): 295-most obviously, natural gas prices (and price expectations)

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

On objects and events  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents linguistic primitives for publish/subscribe programming using events and objects. We integrate our primitives into a strongly typed object-oriented language through four mechnisms: (1) serialization, (2) multiple subtyping, (3)closures, ...

Patrick Th. Eugster; Rachid Guerraoui; Christian Heide Damm

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Integrated dynamic policy management methodology and system for strategic environmental assessment of golf course installation policy in Taiwan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) focuses primarily on assessing how policies, plans, and programs (PPPs) influence the sustainability of the involved regions. However, the processes of assessing policies and developing management strategies for pollution load and resource use are usually separate in the current SEA system. This study developed a policy management methodology to overcome the defects generated during the above processes. This work first devised a dynamic management framework using the methods of systems thinking, system dynamics, and Managing for Results (MFRs). Furthermore, a driving force-pressure-state-impact-response (DPSIR) indicator system was developed. The golf course installation policy was applied as a case study. Taiwan, counties of Taiwan, and the golf courses within those individual counties were identified as a system, subsystems, and objects, respectively. This study identified an object-linked double-layer framework with multi-stage-option to simultaneously to quantify golf courses in each subsystem and determine ratios of abatement and allocation for pollution load and resource use of each golf course. The DPSIR indicator values for each item of each golf course in each subsystem are calculated based on the options taken in the two decision layers. The summation of indicator values for all items of all golf courses in all subsystems according to various options is defined as the sustainability value of the policy. An optimization model and a system (IDPMS) were developed to obtain the greatest sustainability value of the policy, while golf course quantity, human activity intensity, total quantities of pollution load and resource use are simultaneously obtained. The solution method based on enumeration of multiple bounds for objectives and constraints (EMBOC) was developed for the problem with 1.95 x 10{sup 128} combinations of possible options to solve the optimal solution in ten minutes using a personal computer with 3.0 GHz CPU. This study obtain the policy with the optimal environmental sustainability value in Taiwan is 102 golf courses. Human activity intensity and total quantities of pollution load and resource use which are concurrently obtained are less than those of the existing policy and the existing quantities in 2006. The optimal solution remains unchanged under most sensitivity analysis conditions, unless the weights and constraints are extremely changed. The analytical results indicate that the proposed methodology can be used to assist the authorities for simultaneously generating and assessing the policy during the SEA process.

Chen, Ching-Ho, E-mail: chchen@tea.ntue.edu.t [Department of Social and Regional Development, National Taipei University of Education, Taipei City 106, Taiwan (China); Liu, Wei-Lin, E-mail: wlliu@nanya.edu.t [Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanya Institute of Technology, Jungli, Taoyuan 320, Taiwan (China); Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Central University, Jungli, Taoyuan 320, Taiwan (China); Liaw, Shu-Liang [Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Central University, Jungli, Taoyuan 320, Taiwan (China)

2011-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

303

REVISION POLICY  

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

REVISION POLICY REVISION POLICY March 2007 Data are collected at the million cubic feet per month level and all calculations mentioned below are carried out at that precision. However, the data published in the Form EIA-914 Monthly Gas Production Report are rounded to the nearest 0.01 billion cubic feet per day (roughly 300 million cubic feet per month). Monthly estimates of gross production published in the Natural Gas Monthly at the national level are rounded to billion cubic feet and those for marketed production at the State level are rounded to million cubic feet. The prior month's production estimate will always be revised each month, when the production estimate for the latest data month is released. For example, a June estimate would be revised when a July estimate is released.

304

POLICY CONCLUSIONS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

With the increased integration of the global economy, there has been a rising concern over the effects of trade policy on the environment. Recent research has shown that trade liberalisation can act as a ‘magnifier ’ of governance problems in the forest sector if the regulatory and institutional capacity is weak. Recognising this risk, the US-Peru free trade agreement includes a binding Forest Annex, which specifies numerous measures to strengthen the legal and institutional framework of Peru’s forest sector. The Forest Annex also outlines an innovative rule-based, bi-national verification system, which may be of wider relevance in the debate about verification systems design. This paper explores the challenges of this innovative environmental addition to trade policy, and considers implications for forest governance in Peru.

Bernardo Ortiz-von Halle; Braulio Buendía; Chen Hin Keong

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Renewable, Recycled and Conserved Energy Objective (South Dakota...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

(HB 1123) establishing an objective that 10% of all retail electricity sales in the state be obtained from renewable and recycled energy by 2015. In March 2009, this policy was...

306

Interpreting Technology and Policy Implications of Global Energy...  

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

Reliability Energy Analysis Appliance Energy Standards China Electricity Markets Energy Policy India Industrial Energy International Energy Studies Public Sector Energy...

307

Topic: Regulatory & Policy Recommendations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Regulatory & Policy Recommendations. The impact of regulations and policies on the manufacturing industry in areas such as tax, energy, trade ...

2013-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

308

SERN Policy and Regulation Database | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

SERN Policy and Regulation Database SERN Policy and Regulation Database Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: SERN Policy and Regulation Database Agency/Company /Organization: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type: Dataset References: REEEP SERN Policy and Regulation Database[1] "The SERN Policy database will allow project developers to understand the existing energy mix within a country and the regulatory barriers which they may have to overcome in implementing a renewable energy and/or energy efficiency project. The policy database is available online." References ↑ "REEEP SERN Policy and Regulation Database"

309

The Gaming of Policy and the Politics of Gaming: A Review  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article examines the foundations of gaming and related concepts, such as policy exercises and serious gaming, in a public policy making context. Examining the relevant publications in Simulation & Gaming since 1969, the author looks back ... Keywords: complex systems, gaming, integrated assessment, modeling, planning, policy analysis, policy exercises, policy making, policy sciences, politics, public policy analysis, serious games, simulation, social-political complexities, technical-physical complexities

Igor S. Mayer

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

NNSA Policy Letter: NAP-4B  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Policy Letter: NAP-4B Date: June 30,2008 TITLE: Corporate Performance Evaluation Process for M&O Contractors I. OBJECTIVE: To establish and implement a uniform, corporate process...

311

Manipulator for hollow objects  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A device for gripping the interior of a tubular object to pull it out of a body in which it has become stuck includes an expandable rubber tube having a plurality of metal cables lodged in the exterior of the rubber tube so as to protrude slightly therefrom, means for inflating the tube and means for pulling the tube longitudinally of the tubular object.

Cawley, William E. (Richland, WA); Frantz, Charles E. (Richland, WA)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

NREL: Energy Analysis - Bethany Speer  

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and Policy Impact Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Renewable Energy Market, Finance, and Policy Analyst On staff since November 2009 Phone number:...

313

NREL: Energy Analysis - Lori Bird  

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E-mail: lori.bird@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Market analysis Policy analysis Primary research interests Renewable energy and carbon markets Renewable energy policy...

314

Macro-System Model: A Federated Object Model for Cross-Cutting Analysis of Hydrogen Production, Delivery, Consumption and Associated Emissions; Preprint  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

It is commonly accepted that the introduction of hydrogen as an energy carrier for light-duty vehicles involves concomitant technological development of infrastructure elements, such as production, delivery, and consumption, all associated with certain emission levels. To analyze these at a system level, the suite of corresponding models developed by the United States Department of Energy and involving several national laboratories is combined in one macro-system model (MSM). The macro-system model is being developed as a cross-cutting analysis tool that combines a set of hydrogen technology analysis models. Within the MSM, a federated simulation framework is used for consistent data transfer between the component models. The framework is built to suit cross-model as well as cross-platform data exchange and involves features of 'over-the-net' computation.

Ruth, M.; Diakov, V.; Goldsby, M. E.; Sa, T. J.

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Macro-System Model: A Federated Object Model for Cross-Cutting Analysis of Hydrogen Production, Delivery, Consumption and Associated Emissions  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The introduction of hydrogen as an energy carrier for light-duty vehicles involves concomitant technological progress in several directions, such as production, delivery, consumption, and related emissions. To analyze each of these, a suite of corresponding models have been developed by the DOE, involving inputs from several national laboratories. The macro-system model is being developed as a cross-cutting analysis tool which combines a set of hydrogen technology analysis models. Within the macro-system model (MSM), federated simulation framework used for consistent data transfer between the component models. The framework is built to suit cross-model as well as cross-platform data exchange and will involve features of 'over-the-net' computation.

Ruth, M.; Diakov, V.; Goldsby, M. E.; Sa, T. J.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Property:Policies | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Policies Policies Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Policies Property Type String Description Policies as defined in cleanenergysolutions.org Allows the following values: Deployment Programs Financial Incentives Regulations Subproperties This property has the following 84 subproperties: 2 2010 Vehicle Technologies Market Report A A European Supergrid for Renewable Energy: Local Impacts and Far-Reaching Challenges A Strategy for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in the United Kingdom and Beyond Accelerating Successful Smart Grid Pilots Aligning Utility Incentives with Investment in Energy Efficiency: A Resource of the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency (United States) Aligning Utility Interests with Energy Efficiency Objectives: A Review of Recent Efforts at Decoupling and Performance Incentives

317

Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy  

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

GENDER EQUALITY GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT POLICY USAID POLICY MARCH 2012 "Achieving our objectives for global development will demand accelerated efforts to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment. Otherwise, peace and prosperity will have their own glass ceiling." Hillary Clinton JANUARY 2012 USAID GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT POLICY MARCH 2012 WASHINGTON, DC i Photo credits: Cover (clockwise from top left): Erwin Rose/USAID;The Hunger Project; Unilever Tea Tanzania, Limited (UTTL); page 5,The Hunger Project; page 18, Erwwin Rose/USAID; page 20, Karen Homer/AWARD. ii USAID Policy on Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Message from the Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv

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Objective Bayesian nets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

I present a formalism that combines two methodologies: objective Bayesianism and Bayesian nets. According to objective Bayesianism, an agent’s degrees of belief (i) ought to satisfy the axioms of probability, (ii) ought to satisfy constraints imposed by background knowledge, and (iii) should otherwise be as non-committal as possible (i.e. have maximum entropy). Bayesian nets offer an efficient way of representing and updating probability functions. An objective Bayesian net is a Bayesian net representation of the maximum entropy probability function. I show how objective Bayesian nets can be constructed, updated and combined, and how they can deal with cases in which the agent’s background knowledge includes knowledge of qualitative influence relationships, e.g. causal influences. I then sketch a number of applications of the resulting formalism, showing how it can shed light on probability logic, causal modelling, logical reasoning, semantic reasoning, argumentation

Jon Williamson

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Building Energy-Efficiency Best Practice Policies and Policy...  

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

Building Energy-Efficiency Best Practice Policies and Policy Packages Title Building Energy-Efficiency Best Practice Policies and Policy Packages Publication Type Report Year of...

320

Energy Management and Sustainability Policy  

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Management and Sustainability Policy Management and Sustainability Policy USAA Real Estate Company has a reputation for excellence in customer service and taking a leadership role in the real estate industry. As part of our commitment to excellence, we will identify and implement improved financial and operation efficiencies, particularly in how we purchase and use energy, striving toward world-class status in energy management and sustainability. Commitment to Energy & Sustainability Management Energy Management and Sustainability will continually play a role in achieving our strategic objectives. Specifically, the USAA Real Estate Company Energy Management and Sustainability Strategy is to: Support the organization's strategic plan to maximize ownership value and provide customers and

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321

NERSC Account Policies and Security  

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Account Policies Account Policies There are a number of policies which apply to NERSC users. These policies originate from a number of sources, such as DOE regulations and...

322

Optimizing password composition policies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A password composition policy restricts the space of allowable passwords to eliminate weak passwords that are vulnerable to statistical guessing attacks. Usability studies have demonstrated that existing password composition policies can sometimes result ... Keywords: computational complexity, password composition policy, sampling

Jeremiah Blocki, Saranga Komanduri, Ariel Procaccia, Or Sheffet

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Summary of the Special Analysis of Savannah River Depleted Uranium Trioxide Demonstrating the Before and After Impacts on the DOE Order 435.1 Performance Objective and the Peak Dose  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the special analysis (SA) of the Savannah River Depleted Uranium Trioxide waste stream (SVRSURANIUM03, Revision 1) demonstrating the before and after impacts of the waste stream to the DOE Order 435.1 performance objective at the disposal facility, and the peak dose. The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) requested this SA and asked the Nevada Site Office (NSO) to run the SA deterministically and assume that all the model conditions remain the same regardless of the length of time to the peak dose. Although the NDEP accepts that DOE Order 435.1 requires a compliance period of 1,000 years, it also requested to know what year, if any, the specific DOE performance objectives will be exceeded. Given the NDEP’s requested model conditions, the SA demonstrates the Rn-222 peak dose will occur in about 2 million years and will exceed the performance objective in about 6,000 years. The 0.25 mSv y-1 all-pathway performance objective was not exceeded for the resident scenario after reaching the 4 million year peak dose.

Shott, G.J.

2011-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

324

IEA Policies and Measures Database | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

IEA Policies and Measures Database IEA Policies and Measures Database Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: IEA Policies and Measures Database Agency/Company /Organization: International Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type: Dataset Website: www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/ References: IEA Policies and Measures Database[1] The IEA Policies and Measures Database (often referred to as "PAMs") contains 3 sub-databases storing data for renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change areas. Database provides information on governmental policies, strategies and programmes supporting deployment of renewable energy technologies, striving to increase energy efficiency and combat climate change.

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OE State and Regional Electricity Policy Assistance Program | Department of  

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

OE State and Regional Electricity Policy Assistance Program OE State and Regional Electricity Policy Assistance Program OE State and Regional Electricity Policy Assistance Program The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)'s mission with regard to State and Regional Policy Assistance is to provide, on an as-requested basis, unbiased policy assistance and analysis to States and regions on State electricity policies, programs, laws, and regulations that facilitate electricity Infrastructure investment needed to deliver clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to customers. OE State and Regional Electricity Policy Assistance Program More Documents & Publications U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability: Electric Markets Technical Assistance Program

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Indonesia and Climate Change: Current Status and Policies | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and Climate Change: Current Status and Policies and Climate Change: Current Status and Policies Jump to: navigation, search Name Indonesia and Climate Change: Current Status and Policies Agency/Company /Organization World Bank, Department for International Development Indonesia Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Renewable Energy, Forestry, Agriculture Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Publications Website http://siteresources.worldbank Country Indonesia South-Eastern Asia References Indonesia and Climate Change: Current Status and Policies[1] Background References ↑ "Indonesia and Climate Change: Current Status and Policies" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Indonesia_and_Climate_Change:_Current_Status_and_Policies&oldid=328842

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Successful Energy Policy Interventions in Africa | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Successful Energy Policy Interventions in Africa Successful Energy Policy Interventions in Africa Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Successful Energy Policy Interventions in Africa Agency/Company /Organization: GTZ Partner: Energy, Environment and Development Network for Africa Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Topics: Policies/deployment programs Website: www.gtz.de/de/dokumente/en-successful-policy-interventions-2007.pdf References: Successful Energy Policy Interventions in Africa[1] "The objective of this study was to document selected successful energy interventions and initiatives in Africa for possible replication and at the same time identify factors and frame- work conditions that lead to success of the selected initiatives." References

328

Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Policy Policy Aviation Management Green Leases Executive Secretariat Energy Reduction at HQ Real Estate Approvals Documents and Publications Facilities and Infrastructure Federal...

329

b. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT POLICY  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The TMS Financial Management Policy establishes the methods and guidelines by which the .... INVESTMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. 5.1 The ...

330

OE Policy Assistance_revised.cdr  

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

DOE Offers to State and Regions: DOE Offers to State and Regions: How DOE Helps States and Regions: What OE Does Not Provide to States and Regions: The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)'s mission with regard to State and Regional Policy Assistance is to provide, on an as-requested basis, unbiased policy assistance and analysis to States and regions on State electricity policies, programs, laws, and regulations that facilitate electricity infrastructure

331

Biofuels, Climate Policy and the European Vehicle Fleet  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We examine the effect of biofuels mandates and climate policy on the European vehicle fleet, considering the prospects for diesel and gasoline vehicles. We use the MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model, ...

Rausch, Sebastian

332

Benefit-cost assessment of aviation environmental policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis aids in the development of a framework in which to conduct global benefit-cost assessments of aviation policies. Current policy analysis tools, such as the aviation environmental portfolio management tool (APMT), ...

Gilmore, Christopher K. (Christopher Kenneth)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Object Finder Article  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Spots", Microbeam Analysis (1985), pp. 163-165. Dahl, O. and Nielsen, L. "Ash Line Control", pp. 75-79 in Digital Image ...

334

Small Wind Standards and Policy  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Small Wind Standards and Policy Small Wind Standards and Policy September 18, 2013 Coordinator: Thank you all for standing by. All lines been placed on a listen mode only throughout the duration of today's conference. Today's conference is being recorded. If you do have any objections you may disconnect at this time. I'd now like to turn the call over to Ian Baring-Gould. Thank you may begin. Ian Baring-Gould: Hello. Thank you and thank you everybody for joining the September - we're already in September, the September Wind Powering America Webinar and this one building off last month's webinar which was focused on the small wind annual report. This one is focusing on standards and policy in regards to the small wind industry and providing updates on that and just to be complicated we're going

335

Forecasters ’ Objectives and Strategies ?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This chapter develops a unified modeling framework for analyzing the strategic behavior of forecasters. The theoretical model encompasses reputational objectives, competition for the best accuracy, and bias. Also drawing from the extensive literature on analysts, we review the empirical evidence on strategic forecasting and illustrate how our model can be structurally estimated.

Iván Marinovic; Marco Ottaviani; Peter Norman Sørensen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Package for fragile objects  

SciTech Connect

A package for fragile objects such as radioactive fusion pellets of micron size shipped in mounted condition or unmounted condition with a frangible inner container which is supported in a second inner container which in turn is supported in a final outer container, the second inner container having recesses for supporting alternate design inner containers.

Burgeson, Duane A. (Ann Arbor, MI)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

International industrial sector energy efficiency policies  

SciTech Connect

Over 40 percent of the energy consumed globally is used in the industrial sector. In China, this sector consumes an even larger proportion, reaching nearly 70 percent in 1997. A variety of energy efficiency policies and programs have been instituted in both industrialized and developing countries in an effort to improve the energy efficiency of the industrial sector. There are very few comprehensive evaluations of these industrial sector energy efficiency policies; however a number of recent workshops and conferences have included a focus on these policies. Three important meetings were the International Energy Agency's Industrial Energy Efficiency: Policies and Programs Conference in 1994, Industrial Energy Efficiency Policies: Understanding Success and Failure - A Workshop Organized by the International Network for Energy Demand Analysis in the Industrial Sector in 1998, and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's 1999 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry. Man y articles from these meetings are included as attachments to this memo. This paper provides a brief description of each of seven categories of individual industrial energy efficiency policies and programs, discuss which industrial sectors or types of equipment they apply to, and provide references for articles and reports that discuss each policy or program in more detail. We begin with mandatory-type policies and move to more voluntary-type policies. We then provide a brief description of four integrated industrial energy efficiency policies and provide references for articles and reports that describe these policies in greater detail.

Price, Lynn; Worrell, Ernst

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

International industrial sector energy efficiency policies  

SciTech Connect

Over 40 percent of the energy consumed globally is used in the industrial sector. In China, this sector consumes an even larger proportion, reaching nearly 70 percent in 1997. A variety of energy efficiency policies and programs have been instituted in both industrialized and developing countries in an effort to improve the energy efficiency of the industrial sector. There are very few comprehensive evaluations of these industrial sector energy efficiency policies; however a number of recent workshops and conferences have included a focus on these policies. Three important meetings were the International Energy Agency's Industrial Energy Efficiency: Policies and Programs Conference in 1994, Industrial Energy Efficiency Policies: Understanding Success and Failure - A Workshop Organized by the International Network for Energy Demand Analysis in the Industrial Sector in 1998, and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's 1999 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry. Man y articles from these meetings are included as attachments to this memo. This paper provides a brief description of each of seven categories of individual industrial energy efficiency policies and programs, discuss which industrial sectors or types of equipment they apply to, and provide references for articles and reports that discuss each policy or program in more detail. We begin with mandatory-type policies and move to more voluntary-type policies. We then provide a brief description of four integrated industrial energy efficiency policies and provide references for articles and reports that describe these policies in greater detail.

Price, Lynn; Worrell, Ernst

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Enforcing Secure Object Initialization in Java  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Sun and the CERT recommend for secure Java development to not allow partially initialized objects to be accessed. The CERT considers the severity of the risks taken by not following this recommendation as high. The solution currently used to enforce object initialization is to implement a coding pattern proposed by Sun, which is not formally checked. We propose a modular type system to formally specify the initialization policy of libraries or programs and a type checker to statically check at load time that all loaded classes respect the policy. This allows to prove the absence of bugs which have allowed some famous privilege escalations in Java. Our experimental results show that our safe default policy allows to prove 91% of classes of java.lang, java.security and javax.security safe without any annotation and by adding 57 simple annotations we proved all classes but four safe. The type system and its soundness theorem have been formalized and machine checked using Coq.

Hubert, Laurent; Monfort, Vincent; Pichardie, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

About EIA - Policies - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Information Quality Guidelines Information Quality Guidelines "Independent Statistics & Analysis." Background of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Office of Management and Budget Information Quality Guidelines Department of Energy Information Quality Guidelines EIA Information Quality Guidelines Objectivity Utility Integrity Influential Information - Transparency and Reproducibility EIA Information Subject to Information Quality Guidelines Questions about EIA Information and Requests for Correction of Disseminated Information Not in Compliance with Information Quality Guidelines 1. Background of EIA EIA, created by Congress in 1977, is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and is one of the ten principal statistical agencies in the Federal government. EIA provides policy-independent data,

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THE INFLUENCE OF STATE-LEVEL RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY INSTRUMENTS ON ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN THE UNITED STATES: A CROSS-SECTIONAL TIME SERIES ANALYSIS.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Since the late 1990s, state governments in the U.S. have diversified policy instruments for encouraging the electric power industry to deploy renewable sources for electricity… (more)

Park, Sunjoo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

ENERGY POLICY: AN OVERVIEW  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This short document sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to energy policy. It has three linked purposes: To provide a statement that encourages the involvement of all stakeholders; To provide a clear context for the work of the Scottish Government and its partners in policy development and delivery; and To encourage increased levels of innovation and investment in energy related projects in Scotland. This document does not seek to repeat detailed information available elsewhere. However in the interests of continuity and completeness references are given at the end. 2. Desired outcomes The Scottish Government’s purpose is To focus government and public services on creating a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth Energy policy can contribute to economic growth while at the same time helping ensure that growth is sustainable. Energy use is one of the biggest contributors to carbon emissions, emissions which threaten the sustainability of our planet. However, it is clear that there is an opportunity to exploit Scotland’s comparative advantage in energy resources while meeting the carbon challenge. Scotland is particularly well equipped as far as energy is concerned with fossil fuels and renewables in abundance and the skills, expertise and infrastructure to exploit these resources. The main objective as far as Energy is concerned is to progressively increase the generation of renewable and clean energy, to migrate Scotland away from a dependence on nuclear energy. The secondary goal is to increase the overall impact of energy generation and related activity such that Scotland not only maximises energy exports but also maximises the retention of wealth from that activity and also from the development of skills, intellectual property rights and manufactured products. 1 Elements of the opportunity and challenge can be usefully set out in relation to the strategic themes underlying the Government’s purpose as set out overleaf.

unknown authors

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combinational pixel-by-pixel and object-level classifying, segmenting, and agglomerating in performing quantitative image analysis that distinguishes between healthy non-cancerous and cancerous cell nuclei and delineates nuclear, cytoplasm, and stromal material objects from stained biological tissue materials  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Quantitative object and spatial arrangement-level analysis of tissue are detailed using expert (pathologist) input to guide the classification process. A two-step method is disclosed for imaging tissue, by classifying one or more biological materials, e.g. nuclei, cytoplasm, and stroma, in the tissue into one or more identified classes on a pixel-by-pixel basis, and segmenting the identified classes to agglomerate one or more sets of identified pixels into segmented regions. Typically, the one or more biological materials comprises nuclear material, cytoplasm material, and stromal material. The method further allows a user to markup the image subsequent to the classification to re-classify said materials. The markup is performed via a graphic user interface to edit designated regions in the image.

Boucheron, Laura E

2013-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

344

Policy Analysis Determining Thresholds for  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.; Minami, K. Clim. Change 1998, 40, 7-38. (18) U.S. EPA. E-GRID2000, Plant File, v. 2.0; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Clean Air Market Programs: Washington, DC, 2000 [available at http://www.epa.gov/airmarkets/egrid

345

Assessing the impacts of biodiversity offset policies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In response to the increasing loss of native vegetation and biodiversity, a growing number of countries have adopted ''offsetting'' policies that seek to balance local habitat destruction by restoring, enhancing and/or protecting similar but separate ... Keywords: Biodiversity offsets, Conservation planning, Global sensitivity analysis, Grassland, Habitat quality, Policy modelling, Uncertainty

Ascelin Gordon; William T. Langford; James A. Todd; Matt D. White; Daniel W. Mullerworth; Sarah A. Bekessy

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

High-Performance Buildings – Value, Messaging, Financial and Policy Mechanisms  

SciTech Connect

At the request of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, an in-depth analysis of the rapidly evolving state of real estate investments, high-performance building technology, and interest in efficiency was conducted by HaydenTanner, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Program. The analysis objectives were • to evaluate the link between high-performance buildings and their market value • to identify core messaging to motivate owners, investors, financiers, and others in the real estate sector to appropriately value and deploy high-performance strategies and technologies across new and existing buildings • to summarize financial mechanisms that facilitate increased investment in these buildings. To meet these objectives, work consisted of a literature review of relevant writings, examination of existing and emergent financial and policy mechanisms, interviews with industry stakeholders, and an evaluation of the value implications through financial modeling. This report documents the analysis methodology and findings, conclusion and recommendations. Its intent is to support and inform the DOE Building Technologies Program on policy and program planning for the financing of high-performance new buildings and building retrofit projects.

McCabe, Molly

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

347

Clustering objects on a spatial network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Clustering is one of the most important analysis tasks in spatial databases. We study the problem of clustering objects, which lie on edges of a large weighted spatial network. The distance between two objects is defined by their shortest path distance ...

Man Lung Yiu; Nikos Mamoulis

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Workforce Restructuring Policy  

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

This document provides revised and consolidated policy and models intended to facilitate contractor workforce restructuring activities.

349

TOWARDS A GENDER-AWARE ENERGY POLICY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A women needs a man Like a fish needs a bicycle When you’re tryin ’ to throw your arms around the world ‘Tryin ’ To Throw Your Arms Around The World’, U2 Despite the efforts of South Africa and Uganda to genderize their energy policy, a clear idea what engendering energy policy is about is still lacking. There is not much knowledge on what its main characteristics are and how national governments can genderize their energy policy. Governments, civil society and development organizations, do not know how to realize gender mainstreaming in this area. The experience of South Africa in genderizing their energy policy and the attempts of the Ugandan government to integrate gender in their energy policy document could provide an example for other governments. The main objective of this study is therefore to contribute to the formulation of a gender-aware energy policy, which could help to overcome gender-inequality in national energy policy by developing and defining the main characteristics of gender-aware nation al energy policy and analyzing under which conditions such a policy can be realized.

Mariëlle Feenstra; Voor Opa

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Regular Object Types  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Regular expression types have been proposed as a foundation for statically typed processing of XML and similar forms of tree-structured data. To date, however, regular expression types have been explored in special-purpose languages (e.g., XDuce, CDuce, and XQuery) with type systems designed around regular expression types "from the ground up." The goal of the Xtatic language is to bring regular expression types to a broad audience by offering them as a lightweight extension of a popular object-oriented language, C#. We develop...

Vladimir Gapeyev; Benjamin C. Pierce

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Victoria Transport Policy Institute | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Transport Policy Institute Transport Policy Institute Jump to: navigation, search Name Victoria Transport Policy Institute Address 1250 Rudlin Street, Place Victoria, British Columbia Website http://www.vtpi.org/ References http://www.vtpi.org/ No information has been entered for this organization. Add Organization "The Victoria Transport Policy Institute is an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative and practical solutions to transportation problems. We provide a variety of resources available free at this website to help improve transportation planning and policy analysis. We are funded primarily through consulting and project grants. Our research is among the most current available and has been widely applied." References Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Victoria_Transport_Policy_Institute&oldid=375887"

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Weighing the Costs and Benefits of State Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

State renewables portfolio standards (RPS) have emerged as one of the most important policy drivers of renewable energy capacity expansion in the U.S. As RPS policies have been proposed or adopted in an increasing number of states, a growing number of studies have attempted to quantify the potential impacts of these policies, focusing primarily on cost impacts, but sometimes also estimating macroeconomic, risk reduction, and environmental effects. This article synthesizes and analyzes the results and methodologies of 31 distinct state or utility-level RPS cost-impact analyses completed since 1998. Together, these studies model proposed or adopted RPS policies in 20 different states. We highlight the key findings of these studies on the projected costs of state RPS policies, examine the sensitivity of projected costs to model assumptions, evaluate the reasonableness of key input assumptions, and suggest possible areas of improvement for future RPS analyses. We conclude that while there is considerable uncertainty in the study results, the majority of the studies project modest cost impacts. Seventy percent of the state RPS cost studies project retail electricity rate increases of no greater than one percent. Nonetheless, there is considerable room for improving the analytic methods, and therefore accuracy, of these estimates.

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Mills, Andrew; Bolinger, Mark

2008-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

353

Safety Management System Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Services » Program Management » Safety » Safety Management Services » Program Management » Safety » Safety Management System Policy Safety Management System Policy Safety Management Systems provide a formal, organized process whereby people plan, perform, assess, and improve the safe conduct of work. The Safety Management System is institutionalized through Department of Energy (DOE) directives and contracts to establish the Department-wide safety management objective, guiding principles, and functions. The DOE safety management system consists of six components: Objective Guiding principles Core functions Mechanisms Responsibilities Implementation Safety Management System Policy More Documents & Publications "DOE O 450.2 INTEGRATED SAFETY MANAGEMENT AND DOE P 450.4A INTEGRATED SAFETY MANAGEMENT POLICY FAMILIAR LEVEL

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Assessment of Selected Energy Efficiency Policies  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This report responds to a request from Senator Byron L. Dorgan, asking the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to undertake a quantitative analysis of a variety of energy efficiency policies using assumptions provided by the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE).

John Conti

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Towards increased policy relevance in energy modeling  

SciTech Connect

Historically, most energy models were reasonably equipped to assess the impact of a subsidy or change in taxation, but are often insufficient to assess the impact of more innovative policy instruments. We evaluate the models used to assess future energy use, focusing on industrial energy use. We explore approaches to engineering-economic analysis that could help improve the realism and policy relevance of engineering-economic modeling frameworks. We also explore solutions to strengthen the policy usefulness of engineering-economic analysis that can be built from a framework of multi-disciplinary cooperation. We focus on the so-called ''engineering-economic'' (or ''bottom-up'') models, as they include the amount of detail that is commonly needed to model policy scenarios. We identify research priorities for the modeling framework, technology representation in models, policy evaluation and modeling of decision-making behavior.

Worrell, Ernst; Ramesohl, Stephan; Boyd, Gale

2003-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

356

Analysis Activities at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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

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,

357

Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Agency/Company /Organization: International Food Policy Research Institute Sector: Energy Focus Area: Biomass Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment, - Macroeconomic, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Software/modeling tools, Publications, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/ifpridp01018.pdf RelatedTo: Modeling International Relationships in Applied General Equilibrium (MIRAGE) Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Screenshot

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How do you perceive environmental change? Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping informing stakeholder analysis for environmental policy making and non-market valuation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In spite of considerable progress in our understanding of ecosystem functioning, our ability to design effective and enforceable environmental policies requires a deep understanding of human perceptions and beliefs. In this respect, what is called today ... Keywords: Decision-making, Environmental management, Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping, Non-market valuation, Scenarios

Areti D. Kontogianni; Elpiniki I. Papageorgiou; Christos Tourkolias

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

A critical policy analysis: the impact of zero tolerance on out-of-school suspensions and expulsions of students of color in the state of Texas by gender and school level  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study focused on the disciplining actions given to students of color after the implementation of the zero tolerance (ZT) policy in Texas’ schools. Out-of-school suspension and expulsion data were analyzed to depict trends and/or patterns across school levels as well as gender and race/ethnicity. More specifically, the disciplinary action of 34,047 elementary, middle and high school students of color suspended out-of-school and expelled in Texas’ public schools during the1999-2000 and 2002-2003 academic school years were statistically analyzed then evaluated via specific tenets of critical race theory (CRT). A critical policy analysis, as defined by the researcher, was discussed using the results of the data analysis. In addition, the predictive power of the variables school level, gender and race/ethnicity on the disciplinary action given to students of color were analyzed during the school terms under study. The most statistically significant finding of the study was the influence of ethnicity on out-of-school suspension and expulsion rates of students of color in the State of Texas after the implementation of the policy known as ZT during the selected school terms. Furthermore, of the students enrolled in public schools in Texas during the 1999-2000 and 2002-2003 school years, African-American students comprised 14.3 and 14.4 percent of the population; yet, they received more than one-third of all disciplining actions, second to European Americans who comprised 43 and 40 percent of the enrolled population. When compared to other students of color, African-American students received 53.6 and 53.9 percent of the out-of-school suspensions and 64.3 and 65.1 of the expulsions. Even though the data presented were aligned with previous research studies, the view of disciplinary actions for students of color from a critical race theory (CRT) lens highlights the deficiencies outlined via a critical policy analysis of the ZT policy as it is used to fortify the safety of schools.

Sullivan, Earnestyne LaShonne

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

NYP Policy and Procedure Template  

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

1 of 3 TITLE: ENERGY CONSERVATION POLICY POLICY: It is the policy of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to design and...

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361

Object Perception as Bayesian Inference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Object Perception as Bayesian Inference A. B. C. D. FigureObject Perception as Bayesian Inference Barlow HB. 1962. AObject Perception as Bayesian Inference compared. Vision

Kersten, Daniel; Mammasian, Pascal; Yuille, Alan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Object Perception as Bayesian Inference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Object Perception as Bayesian Inference A. B. C. D. FigureObject Perception as Bayesian Inference Barlow HB. 1962. AObject Perception as Bayesian Inference compared. Vision

Daniel Kersten; Pascal Mamassian; Alan Yuille

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Routing Policy System Replication  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The RIPE database specifications and RPSL define languages used as the basis for representing information in a routing policy system. A repository for routing policy system information is known as a routing registry. A routing registry provides a means ...

C. Villamizar; C. Alaettinoglu; R. Govindan; D. Meyer

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

EERE: Web Site Policies  

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

Web Site Policies The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has developed this page to detail its compliance with the Office of Management and Budget Policies for...

365

policy statement - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

SUBJECT: Policy for Financial Support for Students Attending ISSI-3. FROM: John Lewandowski - Arrangements Chair - ISSI-3. Third International Conference

366

Environmental Policy Statement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Environmental Policy Statement. ... Ensuring that energy and water are used responsibly and conserved through innovative practices and procedures ...

2010-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

367

Implications for National Policy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The World Is Flat: Making Materials Matter. National Policy Implications. Toni Marechaux. Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design. National Research ...

368

NIST Publications Policy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... NIST Technical Publication Policy. All technical ... authors. NIST requires all scientific publications to be of high technical quality. In ...

369

EM Policies and Procedures  

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Environmental Management (EM) Desktop References This page offers Environmental Management (EM) operating policies, procedures, standards, workaids, organizational charts, and...

370

Robust Algorithms for Object Localization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Model-based localization, the task of estimating an object‘s pose from sensed and corresponding model features, is a fundamental task in machine vision. Exact constant time localization algorithms have been developed for the case where the sensed ... Keywords: object localization, object registration, resultants

Aaron Wallack; Dinesh Manocha

1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

UCSC EMPLOYEE EMERGENCY LOAN POLICY Policy ACG0024  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

UCSC EMPLOYEE EMERGENCY LOAN POLICY Policy ACG0024 Effective Date: 03/17/04 Page 1 of 5 UC Santa Cruz Policy Employee Emergency Loan Policy (Policy ACG0024) I. Purpose of the Policy UCSC makes available to its employees an emergency loan program. The purpose of this program is to provide loans

California at Santa Cruz, University of

372

Job Accessibility as a Performance Indicator: An Analysis of Trends and Their Social Policy Implications in the San Francisco Bay Area  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

matchingÓ into our analysis, the job accessibility measurereported. As such, the analysis focuses on job accessibilityResidential-Based Analysis 3.1 Trends in Job Accessibility

Cervero, Robert; Rood, Timothy; Appleyard, Bruce

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Office of Analysis  

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Analysis (SESA) SESA Home Mission & Functions Office of Sustainability, Environment, Safety and Anaylsis (SESA) Sustainability Support Environmental Policy & Assistance ...

374

Policy Flash 2012-60  

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

Attached is Policy Flash 2012-60 Acquisition Guide Chapter 13.1, Purchase Card Policy and Operating Procedures

375

Office of Security Policy  

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Office of Security Policy Office of Security Policy Mission and Functions The Office of Security Policy develops and promulgates safeguards and security policy governing the protection of National Security and other critical assets entrusted to the Department. Director's Perspective Welcome to the Office of Security Policy Jack Cowden, Director The Office of Security Policy analyzes, develops and interprets safeguards and security policy governing national security functions and the protection of related critical assets entrusted to the Department. This includes the protection of DOE nuclear facilities, nuclear weapons components, special nuclear materials and classified information. Our broad topical areas are organized as: Program Planning and Management, Protection Program Operations (which includes both physical security and protective forces), Information Security and Material Control and Accountability.

376

Checking Security Policy Compliance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ensuring compliance of organizations to federal regulations is a growing concern. This paper presents a framework and methods to verify whether an implemented low-level security policy is compliant to a high-level security policy. Our compliance checking framework is based on organizational and security metadata to support refinement of high-level concepts to implementation specific instances. Our work uses the results of refinement calculus to express valid refinement patterns and their properties. Intuitively, a low-level security policy is compliant to a high-level security policy if there is a valid refinement path from the high-level security policy to the low-level security policy. Our model is capable of detecting violations of security policies, failures to meet obligations, and capability and modal conflicts.

Gowadia, Vaibhav; Kudo, Michiharu

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Safety Management System Policy  

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

POLICY POLICY Washington, D.C. Approved: 4-25-11 SUBJECT: INTEGRATED SAFETY MANAGEMENT POLICY PURPOSE AND SCOPE To establish the Department of Energy's (DOE) expectation for safety, 1 including integrated safety management that will enable the Department's mission goals to be accomplished efficiently while ensuring safe operations at all departmental facilities and activities. This Policy cancels and supersedes DOE Policy (P) 411.1, Safety Management Functions, Responsibilities, and Authorities Policy, dated 1-28-97; DOE P 441.1, DOE Radiological Health and Safety Policy, dated 4-26-96; DOE P 450.2A, Identifying, Implementing and Complying with Environment, Safety and Health Requirements, dated 5-15-96; DOE P 450.4, Safety Management

378

Integrated Safety Management Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Integrated Integrated Safety Management Policy Integrated Safety Management Policy This Integrated Safety Management (ISM) System Description (ISMSD) defines how the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) integrates environment, safety, and health requirements and controls into Federal work activities, and oversees implementation of ISM within EM federal and contractor activities. It explains our safety values, objectives and approach for ensuring protection to the public, worker and the environment, consistent with DOE Policy 450.4, Safety Management System Policy. The ISMSD describes how EM conducts work following the seven ISM Guiding Principles, the five ISM core functions, and also incorporates the four supplemental safety culture elements from DOE Implementation Plan to

379

Integrated Safety Management Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Services » Program Management » Quality Assurance » Integrated Services » Program Management » Quality Assurance » Integrated Safety Management Policy Integrated Safety Management Policy This Integrated Safety Management (ISM) System Description (ISMSD) defines how the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) integrates environment, safety, and health requirements and controls into Federal work activities, and oversees implementation of ISM within EM federal and contractor activities. It explains our safety values, objectives and approach for ensuring protection to the public, worker and the environment, consistent with DOE Policy 450.4, Safety Management System Policy. The ISMSD describes how EM conducts work following the seven ISM Guiding Principles, the five ISM core functions, and also incorporates the

380

Human Capital Policy Division (HC-11) | Department of Energy  

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

About Us » Organization » Policy, Accountability, and Technology About Us » Organization » Policy, Accountability, and Technology (HC-10) » Human Capital Policy Division (HC-11) Human Capital Policy Division (HC-11) Mission Statement This division serves as the HCM policy arm for the Department. It supports program objectives and missions of all DOE components by developing HCM-related policies and strategies and supplies advice and guidance across the Department. Functions Provide a full range of staff support to the Chief Human Capital Officer including support required for internal and external responsibilities. Develop and revise the agency human capital management strategy in support of the overall departmental strategic plan. Seek out, influence and translate legislative and regulatory direction into Departmental strategies, policies and programs to address

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381

A Synthesis of Agricultural Policies in Bangladesh | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Synthesis of Agricultural Policies in Bangladesh Synthesis of Agricultural Policies in Bangladesh Jump to: navigation, search Name A Synthesis of Agricultural Policies in Bangladesh Agency/Company /Organization Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Government of Bangladesh Sector Land Focus Area Agriculture Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Publications Website http://www.un-bd.org/pub/unpub Country Bangladesh UN Region South-Eastern Asia References A Synthesis of Agricultural Policies in Bangladesh[1] Overview "There is a plethora of policy/ strategy documents relevant to broad agriculture and rural development in Bangladesh. These can be classified in three sub-categories- crops, noncrops and cross cutting policies (Table 1). As one would expect, about a half of the policy documents deal with crop

382

Indian Climate Policy: Choices and Challenges | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Climate Policy: Choices and Challenges Climate Policy: Choices and Challenges Jump to: navigation, search Name Climate Change and India's Energy Policy Agency/Company /Organization Stimson Sector Energy, Climate Topics Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, - Energy Security, Background analysis Website http://www.stimson.org/rv/pdf/ Country India UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Climate Change and India's Energy Policy[1] "Indian Climate Policy: Choices and Challenges illustrates the complex constraints on Indian policymakers and provides material for more fruitful, better-informed discussions in Washington, Delhi, and all points between" References ↑ "Climate Change and India's Energy Policy" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Indian_Climate_Policy:_Choices_and_Challenges&oldid=374308"

383

A Location-Based Secure Spatial Audit Policy Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Besides RBAC, securing access to data in location-based services and mobile applications requires the definition of spatially aware audit policy model. In Spatial DBMS applications, spatial query based on spatial predication is main object of secure ... Keywords: spatial database, spatial audit, audit policy, spatial relation

Zhang Pingping; Ju Shiguang; Chen Weihe

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Scientific analysis is essential to assess biofuel policy effects: in response to the paper by Kim and Dale on "Indirect land use change for biofuels: Testing predictions and improving analytical methodologies"  

SciTech Connect

Vigorous debate on the effects of biofuels derives largely from the changes in land use estimated using economic models designed mainly for the analysis of agricultural trade and markets. The models referenced for land-use change (LUC) analysis in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Final Rule on the Renewable Fuel Standard include GTAP, FAPRI-CARD, and FASOM. To address bioenergy impacts, these models were expanded and modified to facilitate simulations of hypothesized LUC. However, even when models use similar basic assumptions and data, the range of LUC results can vary by ten-fold or more. While the market dynamics simulated in these models include processes that are important in estimating effects of biofuel policies, the models have not been validated for estimating land-use changes and employ crucial assumptions and simplifications that contradict empirical evidence.

Kline, Keith L [ORNL; Oladosu, Gbadebo A [ORNL; Dale, Virginia H [ORNL; McBride, Allen [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Aligning Utility Interests with Energy Efficiency Objectives: A Review of  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Aligning Utility Interests with Energy Efficiency Objectives: A Review of Aligning Utility Interests with Energy Efficiency Objectives: A Review of Recent Efforts at Decoupling and Performance Incentives Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Aligning Utility Interests with Energy Efficiency Objectives: A Review of Recent Efforts at Decoupling and Performance Incentives Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, - Utility Topics: Policy Impacts Website: www.aceee.org/sites/default/files/publications/researchreports/u061.pd Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/aligning-utility-interests-energy-eff Language: English Policies: "Financial Incentives,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. Regulations: Utility/Electricity Service Costs

386

Policy and design in urban social housing : a reconciliation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The objective of this thesis is to understand the term " HOUSING" as a verb. This implies that housing is a process which includes three major stages. First, the planning POLICY stage determines distributions of resources, ...

Cheng, Lawrence Kai-Leung

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis Pontus Rendahl 28 February 2012 CWPE 1211 Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis By Pontus Rendahl† February 28, 2012 Abstract. This paper argues... ), Cogan, Cwik, Taylor and Wieland (2010), and Taisuke (2012) for further studies on this topic. 7In this situation the real interest rate is constant and a unit multiplier follows straightforwardly from the analysis of Woodford (2011). A multiplier of 1...

Rendahl, Pontus

2012-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

388

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change Rethinking the Kyoto Emissions Targets on the Science and Policy of Global Change is an organization for research, independent policy analysis scientific, economic, and ecological aspects of this difficult issue, and combining them into policy

389

WebObjects Developer's Guide  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the Publisher:WebObjects is an object-oriented Web application server that is used to generate scalable Web and Java applications from reusable templates. A product of Apple Computer, WebObjects' client list includes such Fortune 500 companies as ...

Ravi Mendis

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Visualization of mobile object environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a system for visualizing mobile object frameworks. In such frameworks, the objects can migrate to remote hosts, along with their state and behavior, while the application is running. An innovative graph-based visualization is used ... Keywords: distributed software visualization, mobile objects, software visualization

Yaniv Frishman; Ayellet Tal

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Portable vacuum object handling device  

SciTech Connect

The disclosure relates to a portable device adapted to handle objects which are not to be touched by hand. A piston and bore wall form a vacuum chamber communicating with an adaptor sealably engageable with an object to be lifted. The piston is manually moved and set to establish vacuum. A valve is manually actuatable to apply the vacuum to lift the object.

Anderson, Gordon H. (Los Alamos, NM)

1983-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

392

Portable vacuum object handling device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The disclosure relates to a portable device adapted to handle objects which are not to be touched by hand. A piston and bore wall form a vacuum chamber communicating with an adaptor sealably engageable with an object to be lifted. The piston is manually moved and set to establish vacuum. A valve is manually actuable to apply the vacuum to lift the object.

Anderson, G.H.

1981-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

393

HEADQUARTERS POLICY FLASH  

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

----- - ----- - HEADQUARTERS POLICY FLASH DATE: June 29,2005 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, ME-6 1 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Department of Energy Rulemaking on Research Misconduct SUMMARY: This Policy Flash distributes the Department's interim final rules on research misconduct that were published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2005 and are effective on July 28, 2005. These rules includes a general statement of policy and standard financial assistance and procurement requirements that implement the government-wide policy on research misconduct issued by the White IIouse Office of Science and Technology Page 1 of 2 POLICY FLASH 2005-41 The attached Federal Register Notice promulgates a new 10 CFR Part 733, "Allegations of

394

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of State Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Comparative Analysis of State-Level Policy Impact Projections  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Cost Study Report II. Albany, New York: New York DepartmentOrder Cost Analysis. Albany, New York: New York Public

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Climate Change Development Policy Loan | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Development Policy Loan Development Policy Loan Jump to: navigation, search Name Climate Change Development Policy Loan Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Energy, Land Topics Finance, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://web.worldbank.org/WBSIT Country Indonesia UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Indonesia Climate Change Project[1] "The project will support the Government's policy agenda on climate change, an issue of growing global concern. Indonesia is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts - sea level rise, changing weather patterns, and increased uncertainty. Potential impacts include: increased threats to food security and agricultural productivity; impacts on productive coastal zones and community livelihoods; consequences for water storage; intensification

396

Understanding privacy policies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Their is growing recognition that users of web-based systems want to understand, if not control, what customer's data is stored by whom, for what purpose, for what duration, and with whom it is shared. We inform current language-based privacy efforts ... Keywords: Clone detection, Domain-specific languages, Empirical study, Language understanding, Language usage, P3P, Policy compliance, Policy enforcement, Privacy, Privacy policies, Software language engineering, Software linguistics, Software metrics, Web-based systems

Ralf Lämmel; Ekaterina Pek

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

WIPP Privacy Policy  

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WIPP Privacy Policy and Disclaimers NOTICE: The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Internet Server is provided as a service of the Department of Energy (DOE) for distribution of...

398

NNSA POLICY LETTER  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

POLICY LETTER Approved: 12-11-13 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Office of the Administrator NAP-26 CONTROLLED COPIES AVAILABLE AT: INITIATED BY:...

399

Data Management Policy The  

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

Data Management Policy The guidelines below describe Data Management procedures, processes and resources that need to be understood by both user projects and in-house research. 1....

400

Research Conduct Policies  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Research Conduct Policies Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Materials Sciences & Engineering (MSE) Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences (CSGB)...

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401

Maine Rivers Policy (Maine)  

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

The Maine Rivers Policy accompanies the Maine Waterway Development and Conservation Act and provides additional protection for some river and stream segments, which are designated as “outstanding...

402

Object-Oriented Energy, Climate, and Technology Systems (ObjECTS) Global  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Object-Oriented Energy, Climate, and Technology Systems (ObjECTS) Global Object-Oriented Energy, Climate, and Technology Systems (ObjECTS) Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM) Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Object-Oriented Energy, Climate, and Technology Systems (ObjECTS) Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM) Agency/Company /Organization: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Maryland, Joint Global Change Research Institute Sector: Climate, Energy, Land Focus Area: Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biomass, Forestry, Hydrogen, Transportation Topics: Co-benefits assessment, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application

403

NREL: Energy Analysis - Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Technology Analysis  

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Sciences Geothermal Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Solar Vehicles and Fuels Research Wind Market Analysis Policy Analysis Sustainability Analysis Key Activities Models & Tools Data &...

404

OPAM Policy Acquisition Guides  

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

Chapter 15.4-2 (January 2007) Chapter 15.4-2 (January 2007) 1 Weighted Guidelines [References: FAR 15.4, DEAR 915.4] Overview This section provides guidance for applying the Department's structured approach in determining profit/fee. Background The FAR requires consideration of certain factors (described in 15.404-4 as "profit- analysis factors" or "common factors") in developing a structured profit/fee approach. DOE's structured approach for determining profit/fee objectives is used in those acquisitions when the contracting officer is required to perform a cost analysis. This system provides a comprehensive approach for determining a fair profit or fee. It ensures consistent consideration of the relative value of the factors and provides a basis for

405

The Role Of Modeling Assumptions And Policy Instruments in Evaluating The Global Implications Of U.S. Biofuel Policies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The primary objective of current U.S. biofuel law the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) is to reduce dependence on imported oil, but the law also requires biofuels to meet carbon emission reduction thresholds relative to petroleum fuels. EISA created a renewable fuel standard with annual targets for U.S. biofuel use that climb gradually from 9 billion gallons per year in 2008 to 36 billion gallons (or about 136 billion liters) of biofuels per year by 2022. The most controversial aspects of the biofuel policy have centered on the global social and environmental implications of its potential land use effects. In particular, there is an ongoing debate about whether indirect land use change (ILUC) make biofuels a net source, rather sink, of carbon emissions. However, estimates of ILUC induced by biofuel production and use can only be inferred through modeling. This paper evaluates how model structure, underlying assumptions, and the representation of policy instruments influence the results of U.S. biofuel policy simulations. The analysis shows that differences in these factors can lead to divergent model estimates of land use and economic effects. Estimates of the net conversion of forests and grasslands induced by U.S. biofuel policy range from 0.09 ha/1000 gallons described in this paper to 0.73 ha/1000 gallons from early studies in the ILUC change debate. We note that several important factors governing LUC change remain to be examined. Challenges that must be addressed to improve global land use change modeling are highlighted.

Oladosu, Gbadebo A [ORNL; Kline, Keith L [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

NREL: Energy Analysis - Dani Salyer  

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Data Analysis and Visualization Group Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group Market and Policy Impact Analysis Group Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group...

407

Domains: A Framework For Structuring Management Policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. Instead it is necessary to specify policy for groups of objects. (Note that the term object is being used in this chapter as an entity which encapsulates state and processing. There is no implication about the concept of inheritance found in many object oriented systems.) A distributed processing application may span the computer systems belonging to a number of different organizations. In general, there is no central authority in such systems and the management of the application as well as the underlying communication and processing resources may have to operate across organizational and legislative boundaries. Peer-to-peer negotiation between independent managers are needed to define policies for managing interorganizational interactions. There would be multiple hardware and software vendors supplying the components for such an environment and so management has to accommodate heterogeneity of hardware and operating systems as well as software components implemented

A Framework; Morris Sloman; Kevin Twidle

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Compressed Gas Cylinder Policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, storage, and usage of compressed gas cylinders. 2.0 POLICY Colorado School of Mines ("Mines" or "the, storage, and usage requirements outlined below. This policy is applicable school-wide including all, or electrical circuits. Flammable gas cylinders must be stored in the building's gas cylinder storage cage until

409

APPLICATION OF A HYBRID MODEL TO EXPLORE ENERGY EMISSIONS ABATEMENT POLICIES IN CHINA  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

APPLICATION OF A HYBRID MODEL TO EXPLORE ENERGY EMISSIONS ABATEMENT POLICIES IN CHINA by Jianjun Tu: Application of a Hybrid Model to Explore Energy Emissions Abatement Policies in China Project No. 360 key policy issues in China's energy sector. The objectives of this research project are: 1) to develop

410

Portable vacuum object handling device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The disclosure relates to a portable device adapted to handle objects which are not to be touched by hand. A piston and bore wall form a vacuum chamber communicating with an adaptor sealably engageable with an object to be lifted. The piston is manually moved and set to establish vacuum. A valve is manually actuatable to apply the vacuum to lift the object. 1 fig.

Anderson, G.H.

1983-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

411

Industrial Energy Efficiency:Policy, Initiatives, & Opportunities...  

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

Efficiency:Policy, Initiatives, & Opportunities Industrial Energy Efficiency:Policy, Initiatives, & Opportunities presentation Industrial Energy Efficiency:Policy, Initiatives, &...

412

National Energy Policy  

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National Energy Policy National Energy Policy Reliable, Affordable, and Environmentally Sound Energy for America's Future Report of the National Energy Policy Development Group "The National Energy Policy released today by President Bush marks an historic first step to addressing long-neglected energy challenges. Given our growing economy and rising standard of living we are faced with an energy crisis. The President's National Energy Plan balances America's supply needs through technology, diversity of supply and conservation and paves the way for America's energy future." -- Secretary of Energy, Spencer Abraham Complete Report of the National Energy Policy Development Group [PDF-2500KB] By individual chapter: Foreword [PDF-224KB] Overview [PDF-142KB] Chapter 1 - Taking Stock [PDF-1070KB]

413

National Energy Policy  

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Energy Energy Policy May 2001 Report of the National Energy Policy Development Group Reliable, Affordable, and Environmentally Sound Energy for America's Future Report of the National Energy Policy Development Group "America must have an energy policy that plans for the future, but meets the needs of today. I believe we can develop our natural resources and protect our environment." - President George W. Bush For Sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S Government Printing Office Internet: bookstore.gpo.gov Phone: (202) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2250 Mail: Stop SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-0001 ISBN 0-16-050814-2 Members of the National Energy Policy Development Group DICK CHENEY The Vice President COLIN L. POWELL The Secretary of State PAUL O'NEILL The Secretary of the Treasury

414

NNSA POLICY LETTER  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

POLICY LETTER POLICY LETTER Approved: 6-20-13 WEAPON QUALITY POLICY NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Office of Defense Programs NAP-24 AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: INITIATED BY: http://hq.na.gov Weapon Quality Division THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK NAP-24 1 6-20-13 WEAPON QUALITY POLICY 1. PURPOSE. The purpose of this document, NNSA Weapon Quality Policy (NAP-24), is to identify the quality requirements applicable to weapon activities of the NNSA, NNSA contractors and subcontractors. The requirements contained herein are in addition to the scope of quality requirements found in DOE Order 414.1D, Quality Assurance. NAP-24 establishes specific weapon and weapon-related product focused quality requirements for designing, producing and

415

Bayesian Models of Object Perception  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In Perception as Bayesian Inference. Edited by Knill DC,ence problems. Bayesian inference of object propertiesand illumination. Bayesian inference in addition relies on ‘

Daniel Kersten; Alan Yuille

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Policy #2009EE001 Campus Sustainability Policy--  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in implementing the policy. Energy Desktop computers can draw 50-100 W when in full operation and a laptop between. Resource Efficiency and Emissions Electricity use at IIT results comes from a mix of coal, natural gas manufacture entering the atmosphere through incineration or ground water through landfill. Economy The energy

Heller, Barbara

417

Administrative Policy Understanding UC Davis Administrative Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. The search engine will also find common synonyms if you enter ~ before your search term. For example by entering the acronym for that manual with your search phrase. The policy search engine is powered by Google results are returned directly from the Google index. Searching Techniques Use of multiple search terms

Ishida, Yuko

418

DEVELOPING STATE POLICIES SUPPORTIVE OF BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Working within the context of the Southern States Biobased Alliance (SSBA) and with officials in each state, the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is identifying bioenergy-related policies and programs within each state to determine their impact on the development, deployment or use of bioenergy. In addition, SSEB will determine which policies have impacted industry's efforts to develop, deploy or use biobased technologies or products. As a result, SSEB will work with the Southern States Biobased Alliance to determine how policy changes might address any negative impacts or enhance positive impacts. In addition to analysis of domestic policies and programs, this project will include the development of a U.S.-Brazil Biodiesel Pilot Project. The purpose of this effort is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of biodiesel and bioenergy production and demand in Brazil.

Kathryn Baskin

2004-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

419

DEVELOPING STATE POLICIES SUPPORTIVE OF BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Working within the context of the Southern States Biobased Alliance (SSBA) and with officials in each state, the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is identifying bioenergy-related policies and programs within each state to determine their impact on the development, deployment or use of bioenergy. In addition, SSEB will determine which policies have impacted industry's efforts to develop, deploy or use biobased technologies or products. As a result, SSEB will work with the Southern States Biobased Alliance to determine how policy changes might address any negative impacts or enhance positive impacts. In addition to analysis of domestic policies and programs, this project will include the development of a U.S.-Brazil Biodiesel Pilot Project. The purpose of this effort is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of biodiesel and bioenergy production and demand in Brazil.

Kathryn Baskin

2005-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

420

DEVELOPING STATE POLICIES SUPPORTIVE OF BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Working within the context of the Southern States Biobased Alliance (SSBA) and with officials in each state, the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is identifying bioenergy-related policies and programs within each state to determine their impact on the development, deployment or use of bioenergy. In addition, SSEB will determine which policies have impacted industry's efforts to develop, deploy or use biobased technologies or products. As a result, SSEB will work with the Southern States Biobased Alliance to determine how policy changes might address any negative impacts or enhance positive impacts. In addition to analysis of domestic policies and programs, this project will include the development of a U.S.-Brazil Biodiesel Pilot Project. The purpose of this effort is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of biodiesel and bioenergy production and demand in Brazil.

Kathryn Baskin

2004-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

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421

DEVELOPING STATE POLICIES SUPPORTIVE OF BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Working within the context of the Southern States Biobased Alliance (SSBA) and with officials in each state, the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is identifying bioenergy-related policies and programs within each state to determine their impact on the development, deployment or use of bioenergy. In addition, SSEB will determine which policies have impacted industry's efforts to develop, deploy or use biobased technologies or products. As a result, SSEB will work with the Southern States Biobased Alliance to determine how policy changes might address any negative impacts or enhance positive impacts. In addition to analysis of domestic policies and programs, this project will include the development of a U.S.-Brazil Biodiesel Pilot Project. The purpose of this effort is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of biodiesel and bioenergy production and demand in Brazil.

Kathryn Baskin

2005-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

422

Energy Monitoring - Objectives vs Results  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Universities, hospitals and similar institutions as well as manufacturers and plants have implemented programs of utility submetering. Submetering of utilities is defined as the measurement of energy at or near the point of use as opposed to gross measurement of energy coming into a building or facility. Without exception, the results achieved have met or exceeded expectations. Most of the programs are continuing in an expanding mode. Results of improvements to the utility distribution system can be measured in reduced usage and improved efficiency after submetering is in place. Networking of this monitoring system further enhances information collection and analysis. When other factors such as outside temperature and time of day are included in the data base, an emerging picture of energy usage for an entire facility is developed. A summary of highlights from several of these programs will be discussed in terms of what has been and is being accomplished. The importance of the commitment of both management and technologists/operators becomes evident as the initial objectives are achieved and expanded to match the innovation and skills of these professionals. The programs highlighted represent a group of progressive companies and institutions which have joined a "savings club." We are familiar with the savings clubs based on the investment of capital, depending strictly on interest to generate funds for us. The kind of savings clubs to be discussed in this paper joins capital with the more important human element to generate significant savings in deferred energy expenses. Steps necessary to "join the club" are listed and the ingredients of commitment and planning are discussed.

McEver, R. M.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Policy and Regulations | Department of Energy  

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

Policy and Regulations Policy and Regulations In supporting Department of Energy needs, we provide assistance in internal and external policy. DOE Policies Federal Regulations OMB...

424

Spectrum Policy Seminar | Department of Energy  

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

Spectrum Policy Seminar Spectrum Policy Seminar Slide show from FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau's presenation on spectrum policy. Spectrum Policy Seminar More...

425

HQ EMS Policy | Department of Energy  

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

EMS Policy HQ EMS Policy Office of Administration Environmental Management System (EMS) Policy for Managing Department of Energy HQ Facilities This policy statement sets forth...

426

OPAM Policy Acquisition Guides | Department of Energy  

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

OPAM Policy Acquisition Guides OPAM Policy Acquisition Guides Acquisition Guides OPAM Policy Acquisition Guides More Documents & Publications PolFlash10-31attach2.pdf OPAM Policy...

427

Thailand-National Energy Policy and Development Plan | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Thailand-National Energy Policy and Development Plan Thailand-National Energy Policy and Development Plan Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Thailand-National Energy Policy and Development Plan Agency/Company /Organization: Government of Thailand Sector: Energy Topics: Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type: Publications, Case studies/examples Website: www.eppo.go.th/doc/gov-policy-2549/energy-policy-2006.html Program Start: 2006 Country: Thailand UN Region: South-Eastern Asia References: Thailand-Development Plan[1] This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. References ↑ "Thailand-Development Plan" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Thailand-National_Energy_Policy_and_Development_Plan&oldid=384165"

428

Successful Track Record with Diverse Policies (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect

The Clean Energy Solutions Center helps governments, advisors, and analysts create policies and programs that advance the deployment of clean energy technologies. Through its no-cost offerings, the Solutions Center enables countries to learn from and share policy best practices, data, and analysis tools, creating an international dialogue on clean energy policies that raises global awareness of emerging policy issues and innovations. As part of these efforts, the Solutions Center provides an indispensable service by connecting those seeking policy information and advice with a policy expert who can help them achieve their goals. The Solutions Center's Ask an Expert service matches policymakers with one of the more than 30 global experts selected as authoritative leaders on specific clean energy policy topics.

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2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Policy on Decommissioning of Department of Energy Facilities Under the  

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

Policy on Decommissioning of Department of Energy Facilities Under Policy on Decommissioning of Department of Energy Facilities Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Policy on Decommissioning of Department of Energy Facilities Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Purpose This Policy establishes the approach agreed upon by the Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the conduct of decommissioning projects [1] consistent with CERCLA requirements. This Policy creates a framework for the conduct of decommissioning of DOE facilities and provides guidance to EPA Regions and DOE Operations Offices on the use of CERCLA response authority to decommission such facilities. The principal objectives of this Policy are to ensure that decommissioning

430

A Comparison of Errors in objectively Analyzed Fields for Uniform and Nonuniform Station Distributions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An error analysis of the Purdue Regional Objective Analysis of the Mesoscale (PROAM) scheme is described. PROAM is an interactive, multiple iteration objective analysis package for surface meteorological data. It utilizes a Gaussian weighting ...

David R. Smith; Michelle E. Pumphry; John T. Snow

1986-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Decoupling Policies: Options to Encourage Energy Efficiency Policies for  

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

Decoupling Policies: Options to Encourage Energy Efficiency Decoupling Policies: Options to Encourage Energy Efficiency Policies for Utilities, Clean Energy Policies in States and Communities, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (Brochure) Decoupling Policies: Options to Encourage Energy Efficiency Policies for Utilities, Clean Energy Policies in States and Communities, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (Brochure) This document discusses the policy of decoupling in utilities and how it can be used to encourage energy efficiency. 46606.pdf More Documents & Publications Greensburg, Kansas: Building a Model Green Community, How Would You Rebuild a Town - Green? April 2009 (Brochure) Greensburg, Kansas: A Better, Greener Place to Live (Revised) (Brochure) Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas. Kiowa County Courthouse

432

Dynamic Policy Modeling for Chronic Diseases: Metaheuristic-Based Identification of Pareto-Optimal Screening Strategies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a risk-group oriented chronic disease progression model embedded within a metaheuristic-based optimization of the policy variables. Policy-makers are provided with Pareto-optimal screening schedules for risk groups by considering cost and ... Keywords: chronic disease policy analysis, decision analysis, dynamic resource allocation, health care, metaheuristics, multicriteria optimization, prevention

Marion S. Rauner; Walter J. Gutjahr; Kurt Heidenberger; Joachim Wagner; Joseph Pasia

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Optimal Deterministic and Stochastic Macroeconomic Policies for Slovenia: An Application of the OPTCON Algorithm  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reports about applications of optimal control theory to the analysis of macroeconomic policies for Slovenia during its way into the Euro Area. For this purpose, the model SLOPOL4, a macroeconometric model for Slovenia, is used. Optimal policies ... Keywords: C5, E5, E6, Econometric model, Macroeconomic policy, O5, Optimal control, Sensitivity analysis, Slovenia, Stochastic control

Reinhard Neck; Gottfried Haber; Klaus Weyerstrass

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Security Policies Dr. Ahmad Almulhem  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Security Policies Dr. Ahmad Almulhem Computer Engineering Department, KFUPM Spring 2008 Ahmad Almulhem - Network Security Engineering - 2008 1 / 51 #12;Security Policies Types of Security Policies Trust Types of Access Control Summary Part I Overview Ahmad Almulhem - Network Security Engineering

Almulhem, Ahmad

435

Cities - Policies | Data.gov  

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

Policies Cities Data Apps Challenges Policies Cities You are here Data.gov Communities Cities Policies The data on Cities.Data.gov is brought together from many official...

436

Objects as Communicating Prolog Units  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The aim of this paper is to present a set of extensions to the Prolog language in order to insert in it concepts typical of parallel, distributed object-oriented systems. A program is a collection of objects (P-Units) that represent chunks of knowledge ...

Paola Mello; Antonio Natali

1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Path skyline for moving objects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Skyline query has been used mainly for relatively static and low dimensional data sets. We develop the Skyline query for the moving objects coping with dynamic changes efficiently. This study is focused on deriving a fundamental algorithm for extracting ... Keywords: moving objects, path skyline, shortest path

Wookey Lee; Chris Soo-Hyun Eom; Tae-Chang Jo

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

COSBench: cloud object storage benchmark  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With object storage systems being increasingly recognized as a preferred way to expose one's storage infrastructure to the web, the past few years have witnessed an explosion in the acceptance of these systems. Unfortunately, the proliferation of available ... Keywords: benchmark tool, object storage

Qing Zheng; Haopeng Chen; Yaguang Wang; Jian Zhang; Jiangang Duan

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Technical Basis for DOE Policy 420.1  

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

HS-0006 HS-0006 TECHNICAL BASIS FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NUCLEAR SAFETY POLICY, DOE POLICY 420.1 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEALTH, SAFETY AND SECURITY OFFICE OF NUCLEAR SAFETY JULY 2011 i Executive Summary This document provides the technical basis for the Department of Energy (DOE) Policy (P) 420.1, Nuclear Safety Policy, dated 2-8-2011. It includes an analysis of the revised Policy to determine whether it provides the necessary and sufficient high-level expectations that will lead DOE to establish and implement appropriate requirements to assure protection of the public, workers, and the environment from the hazards of DOE's operation of nuclear facilities. In developing the revised Policy and performing this analysis, DOE reviewed the current Nuclear

440

OnObject : programming of physical objects for gestural interaction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs) have fueled our imagination about the future of computational user experience by coupling physical objects and activities with digital information. Despite their conceptual popularity, TUIs ...

Chung, Keywon

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Policy Flash 2012-55  

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

Policy Division Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Requisitions in STRIPES SUMMARY: This Policy Flash disseminates updated guidance to STRIPES users on the use...

442

Quality Assurance: Policy and Directives  

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

Policy and Directives The Office of Quality Assurance is responsible for DOE's quality assurance (QA) policy and requirements, and for providing assistance with QA implementation....

443

NSLS User Information | BNL Policies  

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

BNL Policies Policies are the highest level statements of Brookhaven Science Associate (BSA) philosophy for conducting business at BNL. As staff members, we are expected to...

444

Energy Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Policy Energy Policy Energy Secretary Steven Chu speaks with President Barack Obama. | Energy Department Photo Energy Secretary Steven Chu speaks with President Barack Obama. |...

445

Energy Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Public Services Energy Economy Energy Policy Energy Policy Energy Secretary Steven Chu speaks with President Barack Obama. | Energy Department Photo Energy Secretary Steven...

446

Polarimetric Remote Sensing of Solar System Objects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This book outlines the basic physical principles and practical methods of polarimetric remote sensing of Solar System objects and summarizes numerous advanced applications of polarimetry in geophysics and planetary astrophysics. In the first chapter we present a complete and rigorous theory of electromagnetic scattering by disperse media directly based on the Maxwell equations and describe advanced physically based modeling tools. This is followed, in Chapter 2, by a theoretical analysis of polarimetry as a remote-sensing tool and an outline of basic principles of polarimetric measurements and their practical implementations. In Chapters 3 and 4, we describe the results of extensive ground-based, aircraft, and spacecraft observations of numerous Solar System objects (the Earth and other planets, planetary satellites, Saturn's rings, asteroids, trans-Neptunian objects, and comets). Theoretical analyses of these data are used to retrieve optical and physical characteristics of planetary surfaces and atmospheres...

Mishchenko, M I; Kiselev, N N; Lupishko, D F; Tishkovets, V P; Kaydash, V G; Belskaya, I N; Efimov, Y S; Shakhovskoy, N M

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

ARM - ARM Safety Policy  

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

Safety Policy Safety Policy About Become a User Recovery Act Mission FAQ Outreach Displays History Organization Participants Facility Statistics Forms Contacts Facility Documents ARM Management Plan (PDF, 335KB) Field Campaign Guidelines (PDF, 1.1MB) ARM Climate Research Facility Expansion Workshop (PDF, 1.46MB) Facility Activities ARM and the Recovery Act Contributions to International Polar Year Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send ARM Safety Policy The ARM Climate Research Facility safety policy states that all activities for which the ARM Climate Research Facility has primary responsibility will be conducted in such a manner that all reasonable precautions are taken to protect the health and safety of employees and the general public. All

448

Housing policy in China  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the last three decades, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has managed to replace its welfare-based urban housing system with a market-based housing provision scheme. With such significant housing policy changes, the ...

Gao, Lu, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Uranium Management and Policy  

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

The Office of Uranium Management and Policy (NE-54), as part of the Office of Fuel Cycle Technologies (NE-5), supports the Department of Energy (DOE) by assuring domestic supplies of fuel for...

450

Solar energy policy review  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A number of memoranda and reports are collected which deal with evaluations of solar energy policy options, including direct and indirect labor impacts and costs of different options and consumer protection. (LEW)

None

1978-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

451

EERE: Web Site Policies  

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

Energy (EERE) has developed this page to detail its compliance with the Office of Management and Budget Policies for Federal Public Web Sites. To learn more about EERE, visit...

452

The Climate Policy Dilemma  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Climate policy poses a dilemma for environmental economists. The economic argument for stringent GHG abatement is far from clear. There is disagreement among both climate scientists and economists over the likelihood of ...

Pindyck, Robert S.

453

Electricity generation and distribution in Thailand: policy making, policy actors and conflict in the policy process.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Many analysts have attempted to develop a systematic approach towards understanding the public policy framework in Thailand, and the impact of policies on Thai society… (more)

Rattanasak, Thanyawat

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Object tracking via uncertainty minimization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Color and texture provide important visual information for real-time tracking of non-rigid and partially occluded objects. Recent developments have shown the robustness and effectiveness of color based tracking algorithms, especially for tracking tasks ...

Albert Akhriev

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

The Import Threat : Detroit's Boundary Objects During the 1980s  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ler who sold the car to the consumer, the bank that provided financing to the consumer, the marketing agency that created the advertisements that enticed the consumer to buy the car, the group of individuals who assembled the car, the corporation that hired and trained those individuals, the corporation that provided the tyres, the corporation that provided the rubber for the tyres,... and finally, the government that established the trade policies that made the creation of that car possible and profitable. Coordinating activity and information amongst these various actors is not an easy task. They each have different motivations and goal and lack a common perspective or language. Inter-organizational communication requires a special animal: the Boundary Object. Boundary Objects Star and Griesemer (1989) introduced the Boundary Object to the field of Science Studies. Although they were studying how scientists collected samples for a museum nearly a century ago, Boundary Objects have b

George Goodall

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Detection of a concealed object  

SciTech Connect

Disclosed are systems, methods, devices, and apparatus to determine if a clothed individual is carrying a suspicious, concealed object. This determination includes establishing data corresponding to an image of the individual through interrogation with electromagnetic radiation in the 200 MHz to 1 THz range. In one form, image data corresponding to intensity of reflected radiation and differential depth of the reflecting surface is received and processed to detect the suspicious, concealed object.

Keller, Paul E. (Richland, WA); Hall, Thomas E. (Kennewick, WA); McMakin, Douglas L. (Richland, WA)

2008-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

457

Technical Basis for U. S. Department of Energy Nuclear Safety Policy, DOE  

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

Technical Basis for U. S. Department of Energy Nuclear Safety Policy, DOE Policy 420.1 This document provides the technical basis for the Department of Energy (DOE) Policy (P) 420.1, Nuclear Safety Policy, dated 2-8-2011. It includes an analysis of the revised Policy to determine whether it provides the necessary and sufficient high-level expectations that will lead DOE to establish and implement appropriate requirements to assure protection of the public, workers, and the environment from the hazards of DOE's operation of nuclear facilities. In developing the revised Policy and performing this analysis, DOE reviewed the current Nuclear Safety Policy (Secretary of Energy Notice [SEN] 35-91, Nuclear Safety Policy) and safety policies established by other safety

458

The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (Japanese translation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The August 2003 blackout of the northeastern U.S. and CANADA caused great economic losses and inconvenience to New York City and other affected areas. The blackout was a warning to the rest of the world that the ability of conventional power systems to meet growing electricity demand is questionable. Failure of large power systems can lead to serious emergencies. Introduction of on-site generation, renewable energy such as solar and wind power and the effective utilization of exhaust heat is needed, to meet the growing energy demands of the residential and commercial sectors. Additional benefit can be achieved by integrating these distributed technologies into distributed energy resource (DER) systems. This work demonstrates a method for choosing and designing economically optimal DER systems. An additional purpose of this research is to establish a database of energy tariffs, DER technology cost and performance characteristics, and building energy consumption for Japan. This research builds on prior DER studies at the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and with their associates in the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) and operation, including the development of the microgrid concept, and the DER selection optimization program, the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). DER-CAM is a tool designed to find the optimal combination of installed equipment and an idealized operating schedule to minimize a site's energy bills, given performance and cost data on available DER technologies, utility tariffs, and site electrical and thermal loads over a test period, usually an historic year. Since hourly electric and thermal energy data are rarely available, they are typically developed by building simulation for each of six end use loads used to model the building: electric-only loads, space heating, space cooling, refrigeration, water heating, and natural-gas-only loads. DER-CAM provides a global optimization, albeit idealized, that shows how the necessary useful energy loads can be provided for at minimum cost by selection and operation of on-site generation, heat recovery, cooling, and efficiency improvements. This study examines five prototype commercial buildings and uses DER-CAM to select the economically optimal DER system for each. The five building types are office, hospital, hotel, retail, and sports facility. Each building type was considered for both 5,000 and 10,000 square meter floor sizes. The energy consumption of these building types is based on building energy simulation and published literature. Based on the optimization results, energy conservation and the emissions reduction were also evaluated. Furthermore, a comparison study between Japan and the U.S. has been conducted covering the policy, technology and the utility tariffs effects on DER systems installations.

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

459

The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (Japanese translation)  

SciTech Connect

The August 2003 blackout of the northeastern U.S. and CANADA caused great economic losses and inconvenience to New York City and other affected areas. The blackout was a warning to the rest of the world that the ability of conventional power systems to meet growing electricity demand is questionable. Failure of large power systems can lead to serious emergencies. Introduction of on-site generation, renewable energy such as solar and wind power and the effective utilization of exhaust heat is needed, to meet the growing energy demands of the residential and commercial sectors. Additional benefit can be achieved by integrating these distributed technologies into distributed energy resource (DER) systems. This work demonstrates a method for choosing and designing economically optimal DER systems. An additional purpose of this research is to establish a database of energy tariffs, DER technology cost and performance characteristics, and building energy consumption for Japan. This research builds on prior DER studies at the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and with their associates in the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) and operation, including the development of the microgrid concept, and the DER selection optimization program, the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). DER-CAM is a tool designed to find the optimal combination of installed equipment and an idealized operating schedule to minimize a site's energy bills, given performance and cost data on available DER technologies, utility tariffs, and site electrical and thermal loads over a test period, usually an historic year. Since hourly electric and thermal energy data are rarely available, they are typically developed by building simulation for each of six end use loads used to model the building: electric-only loads, space heating, space cooling, refrigeration, water heating, and natural-gas-only loads. DER-CAM provides a global optimization, albeit idealized, that shows how the necessary useful energy loads can be provided for at minimum cost by selection and operation of on-site generation, heat recovery, cooling, and efficiency improvements. This study examines five prototype commercial buildings and uses DER-CAM to select the economically optimal DER system for each. The five building types are office, hospital, hotel, retail, and sports facility. Each building type was considered for both 5,000 and 10,000 square meter floor sizes. The energy consumption of these building types is based on building energy simulation and published literature. Based on the optimization results, energy conservation and the emissions reduction were also evaluated. Furthermore, a comparison study between Japan and the U.S. has been conducted covering the policy, technology and the utility tariffs effects on DER systems installations.

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

460

Policy Flash 2013-14  

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

Attached is Policy Flash 2013-14 Class Deviation – Extending the Biobased Product Reporting Requirement

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461

Pemex: Problems and Policy Options  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

American Studies University of California, Berkeley Pemex: Problems and Policy Options David Shields Independent Energy

Shields, David

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

International MSc SUFONAMA Forest policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to put this goal up to 30% if the US, China and India make similar commitments) · 20% for renewable organization E. Renewable energy policy 12 November 2011 #12;2 A. EU RES policy B. Effects of an increased Contents A. EU RES policy EU Renewable Energy Policy since 2000 · "Green Electricity" Directive (22% RES

Pettenella, Davide

463

Other Policy | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Other Policy Other Policy Jump to: navigation, search Incentive that does not fit under any of the other policy types. Other Policy Incentives CSV (rows 1 - 3) Incentive Incentive Type Place Applicable Sector Eligible Technologies Active Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (Massachusetts) Other Policy Massachusetts Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier CHP/Cogeneration Yes Community-Based Energy Development (C-BED) Tariff (Minnesota) Other Policy Minnesota Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Utility Biomass Hydrogen Landfill Gas Municipal Solid Waste Photovoltaics Small Hydroelectric Solar Thermal Electric Wind energy Yes Renewable Energy Pilot Program (Louisiana) Other Policy Louisiana Investor-Owned Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Biomass

464

EIS-0218: Proposed Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Policy Concerning  

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

18: Proposed Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Policy 18: Proposed Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Policy Concerning Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel EIS-0218: Proposed Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Policy Concerning Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel SUMMARY This study analyzes the potential environmental impacts of adopting a policy to manage foreign research reactor spent nuclear fuel containing uranium enriched in the United States. In particular, the study examines the comparative impacts of several alternative approaches to managing the spent fuel. The analysis demonstrates that the impacts on the environmental, workers and the general public of implementing any of the alternative management approaches would be small and within applicable Federal and state regulator limits. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES

465

Peru-GVEP Policy Coordination Platform | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GVEP Policy Coordination Platform GVEP Policy Coordination Platform Jump to: navigation, search Name Peru-GVEP Policy Coordination Platform Agency/Company /Organization Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP) Sector Energy Topics Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type Workshop, Lessons learned/best practices Country Peru UN Region "Latin America" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property., Caribbean

466

Considering Cumulative Effects Under the National Environmental Policy Act  

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

Considering Cumulative Effects Under the National Environmental Considering Cumulative Effects Under the National Environmental Policy Act Considering Cumulative Effects Under the National Environmental Policy Act This handbook presents the results of research and consultations by the Council on Environmental Quality concerning the consideration of cumulative effects in analyses prepared under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). It introduces the NEPA practitioner and other interested parties to the complex issue of cumulative effects, outlines general principles, presents useful steps, and provides information on methods of cumulative effects analysis and data sources. Considering Cumulative Effects Under the National Environmental Policy Act More Documents & Publications EIS-0333: Draft Environmental Impact Statement

467

Essays in monetary policy conduction and its effectiveness: monetary policy rules, probability forecasting, central bank accountability, and the sacrifice ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Monetary policy has been given either too many positive attributes or, in contrast, only economy-disturbing features. Central banks must take into account a wide variety of factors to achieve a proper characterization of modern economies for the optimal implementation of monetary policy. Such is the case of central bank accountability and monetary policy effectiveness. The objective of this dissertation is to examine these two concerns relevant to the current macroeconomic debate. The analyses are carried out using an innovative set of tools to extract presumably important information from historical data of selected macroeconomic indicators. This dissertation consists of three essays. The first essay explores the causality between the elements of the "celebrated" Taylor rule, using a Structural Vector Autoregression approach on US data. Directed acyclical graph techniques and Bayesian search models are used to identify the contemporaneous causal structure in the construction of impulse-response functions. Further analysis is performed by evaluating the implications of performing standard innovation-accounting procedures, derived from a Structural Vector Autoregression on interest rates, inflation, and unemployment. This is examined whenever a causal structure is imposed vs. when it is observed. We find that the interest rate causes inflation and unemployment. This suggests that the Fed has not followed a Taylor rule in any of the two periods under study. This result differs significantly to the case when the causal structure is imposed. The second essay presents an incentive-compatible approach based on proper scoring rules to evaluate density forecasts in order to reduce the central banks' accountability problem. Our results indicate that the surveyed forecasters have done a "better" job than the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The third essay analyzes the causal structure of the factors that are presumed to influence the effectiveness of monetary policy, represented by the sacrifice ratio. Directed acyclical graph methods are used to identify the causal flow between such determinants and the sacrifice ratio. We find evidence that, while wage rigidities and central bank independence are the two major determinants of the sacrifice ratio, the degree of openness has no direct effect on the sacrifice ratio.

Gabriel, Casillas Olvera,

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the Coal Sector under Carbon Constraints  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Application of the MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model to assessment of the future

McFarland, James R.

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Parallel Objects and Field Equations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper considers a generalization of the existing concept of parallel (with respect to a given connection) geometric objects and its possible usage as a suggesting rule in searching for adequate field equations in theoretical physics. The generalization tries to represent mathematically the two-sided nature of the physical objects, the {\\it change} and the {\\it conservation}. The physical objects are presented mathematically by sections $\\Psi$ of vector bundles, the admissible changes $D\\Psi$ are described as a rsult of the action of appropriate differential operators $D$ on these sections, and the conservation propertieis are accounted for by the requirement that suitable projections of $D\\Psi$ on $\\Psi$ and on other appropriate sections must be zero. It is shown that the most important equations of theoretical physics obey this rule. Extended forms of Maxwell and Yang-Mills equations are also considered.

Stoil Donev; Maria Tashkova

2002-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Acoustic Characterization of Mesoscale Objects  

SciTech Connect

This report describes the science and engineering performed to provide state-of-the-art acoustic capabilities for nondestructively characterizing mesoscale (millimeter-sized) objects--allowing micrometer resolution over the objects entire volume. Materials and structures used in mesoscale objects necessitate the use of (1) GHz acoustic frequencies and (2) non-contacting laser generation and detection of acoustic waves. This effort demonstrated that acoustic methods at gigahertz frequencies have the necessary penetration depth and spatial resolution to effectively detect density discontinuities, gaps, and delaminations. A prototype laser-based ultrasonic system was designed and built. The system uses a micro-chip laser for excitation of broadband ultrasonic waves with frequency components reaching 1.0 GHz, and a path-stabilized Michelson interferometer for detection. The proof-of-concept for mesoscale characterization is demonstrated by imaging a micro-fabricated etched pattern in a 70 {micro}m thick silicon wafer.

Chinn, D; Huber, R; Chambers, D; Cole, G; Balogun, O; Spicer, J; Murray, T

2007-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Facility-Level and System-Level Stochastic Optimization of Bridge Maintenance Policies for Markovian Management Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

maintenance and repair policies in infrastruction managementmaintenance and inspection, led to the development of bridge managementmaintenance and repair (M&R) actions, the objective of infrastructure management

Robelin, Charles-Antoine

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kelly Gallagher, ed., Acting in Time on Energy Policy, Brookings Institution Press, 2009, c. 188pp. Making Carbon Capture and Storage Work  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Kelly Gallagher, ed., Acting in Time on Energy Policy, Brookings Institution Press, 2009, c. 188pp of creating a national energy policy. That policy will be designed with multiple objectives in mind. After a year of record oil prices that added to U.S. economic troubles, some want an energy policy

Schrag, Daniel

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The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (English Version)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The August 2003 blackout of the northeastern U.S. and CANADA caused great economic losses and inconvenience to New York City and other affected areas. The blackout was a warning to the rest of the world that the ability of conventional power systems to meet growing electricity demand is questionable. Failure of large power systems can lead to serious emergencies. Introduction of on-site generation, renewable energy such as solar and wind power and the effective utilization of exhaust heat is needed, to meet the growing energy demands of the residential and commercial sectors. Additional benefit can be achieved by integrating these distributed technologies into distributed energy resource (DER) systems. This work demonstrates a method for choosing and designing economically optimal DER systems. An additional purpose of this research is to establish a database of energy tariffs, DER technology cost and performance characteristics, and building energy consumption for Japan. This research builds on prior DER studies at the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and with their associates in the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) and operation, including the development of the microgrid concept, and the DER selection optimization program, the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). DER-CAM is a tool designed to find the optimal combination of installed equipment and an idealized operating schedule to minimize a site's energy bills, given performance and cost data on available DER technologies, utility tariffs, and site electrical and thermal loads over a test period, usually an historic year. Since hourly electric and thermal energy data are rarely available, they are typically developed by building simulation for each of six end use loads used to model the building: electric-only loads, space heating, space cooling, refrigeration, water heating, and natural-gas-only loads. DER-CAM provides a global optimization, albeit idealized, that shows how the necessary useful energy loads can be provided for at minimum cost by selection and operation of on-site generation, heat recovery, cooling, and efficiency improvements. This study examines five prototype commercial buildings and uses DER-CAM to select the economically optimal DER system for each. The five building types are office, hospital, hotel, retail, and sports facility. Each building type was considered for both 5,000 and 10,000 square meter floor sizes. The energy consumption of these building types is based on building energy simulation and published literature. Based on the optimization results, energy conservation and the emissions reduction were also evaluated. Furthermore, a comparison study between Japan and the U.S. has been conducted covering the policy, technology and the utility tariffs effects on DER systems installations. This study begins with an examination of existing DER research. Building energy loads were then generated through simulation (DOE-2) and scaled to match available load data in the literature. Energy tariffs in Japan and the U.S. were then compared: electricity prices did not differ significantly, while commercial gas prices in Japan are much higher than in the U.S. For smaller DER systems, the installation costs in Japan are more than twice those in the U.S., but this difference becomes smaller with larger systems. In Japan, DER systems are eligible for a 1/3 rebate of installation costs, while subsidies in the U.S. vary significantly by region and application. For 10,000 m{sup 2} buildings, significant decreases in fuel consumption, carbon emissions, and energy costs were seen in the economically optimal results. This was most noticeable in the sports facility, followed the hospital and hotel. This research demonstrates that office buildings can benefit from CHP, in contrast to popular opinion. For hospitals and sports facilities, the use of waste heat is particularly effective for water and space heating. For the other building types, waste heat is most effectively use

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (English Version)  

SciTech Connect

The August 2003 blackout of the northeastern U.S. and CANADA caused great economic losses and inconvenience to New York City and other affected areas. The blackout was a warning to the rest of the world that the ability of conventional power systems to meet growing electricity demand is questionable. Failure of large power systems can lead to serious emergencies. Introduction of on-site generation, renewable energy such as solar and wind power and the effective utilization of exhaust heat is needed, to meet the growing energy demands of the residential and commercial sectors. Additional benefit can be achieved by integrating these distributed technologies into distributed energy resource (DER) systems. This work demonstrates a method for choosing and designing economically optimal DER systems. An additional purpose of this research is to establish a database of energy tariffs, DER technology cost and performance characteristics, and building energy consumption for Japan. This research builds on prior DER studies at the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and with their associates in the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) and operation, including the development of the microgrid concept, and the DER selection optimization program, the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). DER-CAM is a tool designed to find the optimal combination of installed equipment and an idealized operating schedule to minimize a site's energy bills, given performance and cost data on available DER technologies, utility tariffs, and site electrical and thermal loads over a test period, usually an historic year. Since hourly electric and thermal energy data are rarely available, they are typically developed by building simulation for each of six end use loads used to model the building: electric-only loads, space heating, space cooling, refrigeration, water heating, and natural-gas-only loads. DER-CAM provides a global optimization, albeit idealized, that shows how the necessary useful energy loads can be provided for at minimum cost by selection and operation of on-site generation, heat recovery, cooling, and efficiency improvements. This study examines five prototype commercial buildings and uses DER-CAM to select the economically optimal DER system for each. The five building types are office, hospital, hotel, retail, and sports facility. Each building type was considered for both 5,000 and 10,000 square meter floor sizes. The energy consumption of these building types is based on building energy simulation and published literature. Based on the optimization results, energy conservation and the emissions reduction were also evaluated. Furthermore, a comparison study between Japan and the U.S. has been conducted covering the policy, technology and the utility tariffs effects on DER systems installations. This study begins with an examination of existing DER research. Building energy loads were then generated through simulation (DOE-2) and scaled to match available load data in the literature. Energy tariffs in Japan and the U.S. were then compared: electricity prices did not differ significantly, while commercial gas prices in Japan are much higher than in the U.S. For smaller DER systems, the installation costs in Japan are more than twice those in the U.S., but this difference becomes smaller with larger systems. In Japan, DER systems are eligible for a 1/3 rebate of installation costs, while subsidies in the U.S. vary significantly by region and application. For 10,000 m{sup 2} buildings, significant decreases in fuel consumption, carbon emissions, and energy costs were seen in the economically optimal results. This was most noticeable in the sports facility, followed the hospital and hotel. This research demonstrates that office buildings can benefit from CHP, in contrast to popular opinion. For hospitals and sports facilities, the use of waste heat is particularly effective for water and space heating. For the other building types, waste heat is most effectivel

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Publicly Backed Guarantees as Policy Instruments to Promote Clean Energy |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Publicly Backed Guarantees as Policy Instruments to Promote Clean Energy Publicly Backed Guarantees as Policy Instruments to Promote Clean Energy Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Publicly Backed Guarantees as Policy Instruments to Promote Clean Energy Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Topics: Finance, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Publications, Guide/manual Website: sefi.unep.org/fileadmin/media/sefalliance/docs/specialised_research/gu Publicly Backed Guarantees as Policy Instruments to Promote Clean Energy Screenshot References: Publicly Backed Guarantees as Policy Instruments to Promote Clean Energy[1] Summary "This report reviews experiences with the use of Publicly Backed Guarantees

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Category:Rules, Regulations & Policies Incentive Types | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Rules, Regulations & Policies Incentive Types Rules, Regulations & Policies Incentive Types Jump to: navigation, search Rules, Regulations and Policies Types. Pages in category "Rules, Regulations & Policies Incentive Types" The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. A Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards B Building Energy Codes E Energy Efficiency Resource Standard Energy Standards for Public Buildings Equipment Certification Requirements G Green Power Purchasing I Interconnection Standards L Line Extension Analysis M Mandatory Utility Green Power Option N Net Metering P Public Benefit Funds R Renewables Portfolio Standards S Solar and Wind Permitting Standards Solar/Wind Access Policy Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Rules,_Regulations_%26_Policies_Incentive_Types&oldid=390305

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Grid Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Policy and Regulatory Studies Policy and Regulatory Studies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Grid Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment, Background analysis Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, Country: Nicaragua, China, Mexico, Peru Central America, Eastern Asia, Central America, South America References: Grid Renewable Energy-Policy and Regulatory Studies[1] Resources Independent Evaluation of the ILZRO/RAPS Diesel/PV Hybrid System in Padre Cocha, the Amazon Region of Peru (CONSOLIDATED SUMMARY) Evaluating Impacts of Air Pollution in China on Public Health: Implications for Future Air Pollution and Energy Policies, Xiaoping Wang

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Evaluating Energy Efficiency Policies with Energy-Economy Models  

SciTech Connect

The growing complexities of energy systems, environmental problems and technology markets are driving and testing most energy-economy models to their limits. To further advance bottom-up models from a multidisciplinary energy efficiency policy evaluation perspective, we review and critically analyse bottom-up energy-economy models and corresponding evaluation studies on energy efficiency policies to induce technological change. We use the household sector as a case study. Our analysis focuses on decision frameworks for technology choice, type of evaluation being carried out, treatment of market and behavioural failures, evaluated policy instruments, and key determinants used to mimic policy instruments. Although the review confirms criticism related to energy-economy models (e.g. unrealistic representation of decision-making by consumers when choosing technologies), they provide valuable guidance for policy evaluation related to energy efficiency. Different areas to further advance models remain open, particularly related to modelling issues, techno-economic and environmental aspects, behavioural determinants, and policy considerations.

Mundaca, Luis; Neij, Lena; Worrell, Ernst; McNeil, Michael A.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Policy in New Orleans, Louisiana | Department of Energy  

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

Policy in New Orleans, Louisiana Policy in New Orleans, Louisiana Energy Policy in New Orleans, Louisiana The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) provided guidance, technical support, and expert input and analysis to the New Orleans City Council, Energy Policy Advisory Committee, and Mayor's Office to develop and implement the Energy Smart New Orleans Plan, the city's first comprehensive energy policy. The plan focuses on residential energy audits, energy efficiency incentives, low-income weatherization, commercial and industrial programs, photovoltaic and solar domestic hot water pilot projects, and education and outreach programs. City Council DOE/NREL participated in numerous energy policy activities with the New Orleans City Council to develop the Energy Smart New Orleans Plan,

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Financial Risk, Policy & Controls | Department of Energy  

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

Financial Risk, Policy & Controls Financial Risk, Policy & Controls Financial Risk, Policy & Controls The mission of the Office of Financial Risk, Policy and Controls (CF-50) is to contribute to the effective management of the financial resources of the Department of Energy by working in collaboration with our stakeholders, we will achieve the shared goal of continuous process improvement while complying with federal regulations. As stewards of taxpayers' money, we will be an objective source of internal controls expertise while providing the following functions: Internal Controls - Implement and maintain a complex-wide program for internal controls under the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act and OMB Circular A-123. Financial Policy - Establish and interpret Departmental accounting and

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Policy and Guidance | Department of Energy  

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

Guidance Guidance Policy and Guidance Strategic directions are influenced by an analysis of budget and workforce projections and plans, congressional mandates, administration goals, Departmental priorities and mission needs. Human capital management strategies, policy, programs and plans are developed and assessed for overall success and compliance with merit system principals, civil service laws and regulations, and Departmental HCM directives. OCHCO is the primary representative body for the Department when coordinating with the Office of Personnel Management, the Office of Management and Budget, the General Accounting Office, and other Federal and non-Federal customers and organizations in connection with human resources and human capital management areas of responsibility.

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Web tool for energy policy decision-making through geo-localized LCA models: A focus on offshore wind farms in Northern Europe  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Web tool for energy policy decision-making through geo-localized LCA models: A focus on offshore for 2020. To achieve these objectives, it is necessary for energy policy makers to have a full main objective is to support environ- mental policy regarding wind energy. As a renewable energy source

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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ADR Revised Policy  

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

Alternative Dispute Resolution Alternative Dispute Resolution AGENCY: Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of Revised Policy Statement. SUMMARY: On October 24, 1995, the Department of Energy (DOE) published an interim Statement of Policy on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) (60 FR 54482) to further its commitment to the use of ADR for resolving issues in controversy in a fair, timely, and cost efficient manner, and to comply with the Administrative Dispute Resolution Act (ADRA), 5 U.S.C. §571 et seq. Today, DOE publishes a revised Statement of Policy on Alternative Dispute Resolution to reaffirm its commitment to the use of ADR, including the use of Environmental Conflict Resolution (ECR) and other collaborative processes that may be utilized to prevent or avoid potential conflicts.

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NNSA POLICY LETTER  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

POLICY LETTER POLICY LETTER Approved: 12-11-13 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Office of the Administrator NAP-26 CONTROLLED COPIES AVAILABLE AT: INITIATED BY: http://www.nnsa.energy.gov Office of Quality Management THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK NAP-26 1 12-11-13 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 1. PURPOSE. Establish, implement, maintain, assess, and improve the Quality Management System (QMS) for NNSA Federal operations in compliance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standard Requirements document (ISO 9001:2008), Quality Management Systems, and in accordance with DOE Order 414.1, Quality Assurance. 2. CANCELLATION. None. 3. APPLICABILITY. a. The provisions of this NNSA Policy document apply to all the NNSA's Federal

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NETL: Privacy Policy  

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Privacy Policy Privacy Policy Privacy Policy National Energy Technology Laboratory strives to protect the privacy of website visitors. Information collected is strictly limited to the following: Information Collected and Stored Automatically The IP address, a number that is automatically assigned to each computer that connects to the World Wide Web; Date and time of website access; Pages browsed. NETL reviews this information in an effort to make the website more useful and informative. This information is used solely as a source of anonymous statistical information; NETL does not track or record information about individuals or their visits. This information is NOT shared with anyone beyond NETL website home page staff, except when required by law enforcement investigation.

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Primary aluminum production : climate policy, emissions and costs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Climate policy regarding perfluorocarbons (PFCs) may have a significant influence on investment decisions in the production of primary aluminum. This work demonstrates an integrated analysis of the effectiveness and likely ...

Harnisch, Jochen.; Sue Wing, Ian.; Jacoby, Henry D.; Prinn, Ronald G.

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Informing Federal Policy Decisions on Energy Efficiency and Smart...  

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Informing Federal Policy Decisions on Energy Efficiency and Smart Grid through Analysis and Research Speaker(s): Priya Sreedharan Date: August 25, 2010 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122...

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End-to-end availability policies and noninterference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper introduces the use of static information flow analysis for the specification and enforcement of end-toend availability policies in programs. We generalize the decentralized label model, which is about confidentiality and integrity, to also include security policies for availability. These policies characterize acceptable risks by representing them as principals. We show that in this setting, a suitable extension of noninterference corresponds to a strong, endto-end availability guarantee. This approach provides a natural way to specify availability policies and enables existing static dependency analysis techniques to be adapted for availability. The paper presents a simple language in which fine-grained information security policies can be specified as type annotations. These annotations can include requirements for all three major security properties: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The type system for the language provably guarantees that any well-typed program has the desired noninterference properties, ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability. 1.

Lantian Zheng; Andrew C. Myers

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy Flashes | Department of Energy  

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Policy Policy Flashes Policy Flashes The following is a list of Policy Flashes issued by the Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy. These files are in PDF (Portable Document Files) format. To read PDF files you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available at no charge from Adobe (http://www.adobe.com/). If you have any questions concerning this list, please contact the Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy on (202) 287-1330. If a Policy Flash and/or attachment is in a different format than Adobe Acrobat, the format type will be noted after the number of the Flash. View the archive of Policy Flashes for FY 2013. Earlier Policy Flashes can be found in the right bar of this screen. Number Topic 2014-11 Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-71

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Strategic Energy Analysis at NREL (Presentation)  

3. Some Key Themes for Analysis. Core Areas: Market, Technology and Policy Analysis. Energy Modeling Analysis. Renewables, Hydrogen, Alt. Fuels. Risk, ...

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EIS-0189: Supplement Analysis | Department of Energy  

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

Analysis to support a determination on the need for additional National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis. Based on this Supplement Analysis, the potential impacts for...

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