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Columbia- Renewables Portfolio Standard  

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

In November 2004, voters in Columbia, Missouri approved a proposal to adopt a local renewables portfolio standard (RPS).* The initiative requires the city's municipal utility, Columbia Water &...

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Retail Supplier Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Energy Sources Solar Wind Program Info State Maine Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Maine Public Utilities Commission Maine's original Renewable Resource Portfolio Requirement was passed as part of the state's 1997 electric-utility restructuring law. In 1999, Maine's Public Utility Commission (PUC) adopted rules requiring each electricity provider to supply at least 30% of their total electric sales using electricity generated by eligible renewable and certain energy efficiency resources. Actually, at the time of passage, the required percentage of renewables was actually lower than the existing percentage

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Renewables Portfolio Standard Overview  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a requirement on electric utilities and other electric suppliers to supply a minimum percentage or amount of their load with eligible sources of renewable energy. The RPS has become increasingly popular because of its benefits and the public benefits of renewable energy. A well-designed state RPS can effectively deliver a renewable energy supply and associated benefits, at a low cost or even with consumer savings. This fact sheet provides an overview of an effective RPS design.

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2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Portfolio Standards by State, 2007  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Renewable Portfolio Standards and State Mandates by State, 2007 State. Title: Renewable Portfolio Standards by State, 2007 Subject: Renewable Energy Author: Louise ...

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Guam- Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal  

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

Guam Bill 166, enacted in March 2008, established a renewable energy portfolio goal of 25% renewable energy by 2035.* Under this law, each utility that sells electricity for consumption on Guam...

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The RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD  

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

The broader goal of the RPS is to achieve various benefits associated with renewable energy. These benefits relate to the environment, resource diversity, technology advancement, and in-state...

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Renewable Portfolio Standard MARK JACCARD  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Renewable Portfolio Standard MARK JACCARD Simon Fraser University Vancouver, British Columbia feed-in tariff An offer by government or a utility to purchase electricity from renewables producers at a fixed price, regardless of the producers' costs of production. green (renewables) certificate

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Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Portfolio Standard Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Savings For Bioenergy...

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Renewable Portfolio Standard (New Brunswick, Canada) | Department...  

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

Portfolio Standard (New Brunswick, Canada) Renewable Portfolio Standard (New Brunswick, Canada) Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Local Government MunicipalPublic Utility Rural...

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Renewable Portfolio Standard (Prince Edward Island, Canada) ...  

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

Portfolio Standard (Prince Edward Island, Canada) Renewable Portfolio Standard (Prince Edward Island, Canada) Eligibility StateProvincial Govt Savings For Buying & Making...

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Austin - Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Austin - Renewables Portfolio Standard Austin - Renewables Portfolio Standard Austin - Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Municipal Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Texas Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Austin Energy The City of Austin, Texas, has been an early adopter of the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) regulatory incentive. Using long term planning strategies, the City has set annual benchmarks for the percentage of renewable energy it uses annually. In February 2007, the Austin City Council approved Resolution 20070215-023, adopting the mayor's [http://www.austintexas.gov/department/austin-climate-protection-program Climate Protection Plan]. The Resolution increased Austin's renewable

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Other Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Solar Wind Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Established in 1998 and subsequently revised several times, Connecticut's renewables portfolio standard (RPS) requires each electric supplier and each electric distribution company wholesale supplier to obtain at least 23% of its retail load by using renewable energy by January 1, 2020. The RPS also requires each electric supplier and each electric distribution

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Columbia - Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Columbia - Renewables Portfolio Standard Columbia - Renewables Portfolio Standard Columbia - Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Municipal Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Missouri Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Columbia Water and Light In November 2004, voters in Columbia, Missouri approved a proposal to adopt a local renewables portfolio standard (RPS).* The initiative requires the city's municipal utility, Columbia Water and Light, to generate or purchase electricity generated from eligible renewable-energy resources at the following levels: * 2% by December 31, 2007 * 5% by December 31, 2012 * 10% by December 31, 2017 * 15% by December 31, 2022

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Wind Solar Home Weatherization Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Program Info State New Hampshire Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission New Hampshire's renewable portfolio standard (RPS), established in May 2007, requires the state's electricity providers -- with the exception of municipal utilities -- to acquire by 2025 renewable energy certificates (RECs) equivalent to 24.8% of retail electricity sold to end-use customers.

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Solar Home Weatherization Heating & Cooling Water Heating Wind Program Info State Wisconsin Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Public Service Commission of Wisconsin In 1998 Wisconsin enacted Act 204, requiring regulated utilities in eastern Wisconsin to install to an aggregate total of 50 MW of new renewable-based electric capacity by December 31, 2000. In October 1999 Wisconsin enacted Act 9, becoming the first state to enact a renewable portfolio standard

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THE THE RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD  

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

THE THE RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD A Practical Guide A Practical Guide Nancy Rader Scott Hempling Prepared for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners February 2001 DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Referenced herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

You are here You are here Home » Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Water Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Solar Wind Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Minnesota Department of Commerce Minnesota enacted legislation in 2007 that created a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for Xcel Energy, created a separate RPS for other electric utilities,* and modified the state's existing non-mandated renewable-energy objective. In 2013, further legislation (H.F 729) was enacted to create a 1.5% solar standard for public utilities, a distributed generation

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

You are here You are here Home » Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Solar Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Hawaii Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Under Hawaii's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), each electric utility company that sells electricity for consumption in Hawaii must establish the following percentages of "renewable electrical energy" sales: * 10% of its net electricity sales by December 31, 2010;

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard Jump to: navigation, search Renewable portfolio standards (RPS) require utilities to use renewable energy or renewable energy credits (RECs) to account for a certain percentage of their retail electricity sales -- or a certain amount of generating capacity -- according to a specified schedule. (Renewable portfolio goals are similar to RPS policies, but renewable portfolio goals are not legally binding.) Most U.S. states have established an RPS. The term "set-aside" or "carve-out" refers to a provision within an RPS that requires utilities to use a specific renewable resource (usually solar energy) to account for a certain percentage of their retail electricity sales (or a certain amount of generating capacity) within a specified

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Renewables Portfolio Standards | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Renewables Portfolio Standards Renewables Portfolio Standards Jump to: navigation, search Renewable portfolio standards (RPS) require utilities to use renewable energy or renewable energy credits (RECs) to account for a certain percentage of their retail electricity sales -- or a certain amount of generating capacity -- according to a specified schedule. (Renewable portfolio goals are similar to RPS policies, but renewable portfolio goals are not legally binding.) Most U.S. states have established an RPS. The term "set-aside" or "carve-out" refers to a provision within an RPS that requires utilities to use a specific renewable resource (usually solar energy) to account for a certain percentage of their retail electricity sales (or a certain amount of generating capacity) within a specified

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "restructuring renewable portfolio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Renewables Portfolio Goal | Department of Energy  

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

You are here You are here Home » Renewables Portfolio Goal Renewables Portfolio Goal < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Water Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Solar Home Weatherization Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Utah Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Office of Energy Development Utah enacted ''The Energy Resource and Carbon Emission Reduction Initiative'' ([http://le.utah.gov/~2008/bills/sbillenr/sb0202.pdf S.B. 202]) in March 2008. While this law contains some provisions similar to those found in renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) adopted by other

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Renewable Portfolio Standard (Hawaii) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Portfolio Standard (RPS), each electric utility company that sells electricity for consumption in Hawaii must establish the following percentages of "renewable electrical energy"...

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Buying & Making Electricity Solar Home Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Wind Program Info State Kansas Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Kansas Corporation Commission Kansas adopted the Renewable Energy Standards Act in 2009 (K.S.A. 66-1256), establishing a renewable portfolio standard (RPS). This statute requires the state's investor-owned and cooperative utilities to generate or purchase 10% of their electricity from eligible renewable resources in the years 2011-2015, 15% in the years 2016-2019, and 20% by 2020.

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Delaware Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Delaware Public Service Commission In 2005, [http://depsc.delaware.gov/electric/rpsact.pdf S.B. 74] established a renewables portfolio standard (RPS) requiring retail electricity suppliers to purchase 10% of the electricity sold in the state from renewable sources by 2019-2020 (the compliance year, or CY, runs from June - May). [http://legis.delaware.gov/LIS/lis144.nsf/vwLegislation/SB+19/$file/legis.html?open

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Renewable portfolio standard: an analysis of design and implementation issues.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a policy tool that requires a certain percentage of renewable energy to be included in the portfolio of electricity (more)

Parvanyan, Tigran

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State New Mexico Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider New Mexico Public Regulation Commission '''''Note: The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) [http://www.nmprc.state.nm.us/administrative-services/docs/press-releases... passed an order] in December 2012, making some significant changes to the state's Renewables Portfolio Standard. Notably, the order increased the carve-out for wind from 20% to 30% of the overall standard. It also increased the reasonable cost threshold for investor-owned utilities such

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Renewables Portfolio Standards | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Standards Standards (Redirected from Renewables Portfolio Standards/Set Asides) Jump to: navigation, search Renewable portfolio standards (RPS) require utilities to use renewable energy or renewable energy credits (RECs) to account for a certain percentage of their retail electricity sales -- or a certain amount of generating capacity -- according to a specified schedule. (Renewable portfolio goals are similar to RPS policies, but renewable portfolio goals are not legally binding.) Most U.S. states have established an RPS. The term "set-aside" or "carve-out" refers to a provision within an RPS that requires utilities to use a specific renewable resource (usually solar energy) to account for a certain percentage of their retail electricity sales (or a certain amount of generating capacity) within a specified

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Portfolio Standard Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Solar Heating & Cooling Water Heating Wind Program Info State New York Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider New York State Energy Research and Development Authority The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) adopted a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) in September 2004 and issued implementation rules in April 2005. As originally designed, New York's RPS had a renewables target of 25% of state electricity consumption by 2013, but was expanded in January 2010 to 30% by 2015 by order of the PSC. Of this 30%, approximately 20.7% of the

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Portfolio Standard Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Water Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Solar Wind Program Info State Oregon Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Oregon Department of Energy As part of the Oregon Renewable Energy Act of 2007 ([http://www.leg.state.or.us/07reg/measpdf/sb0800.dir/sb0838.en.pdf Senate Bill 838]), the state of Oregon established a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for electric utilities and retail electricity suppliers. Different RPS targets apply depending on a utility's size. Electricity service suppliers must meet the requirements applicable to the electric utilities

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Portfolio Standard Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Water Buying & Making Electricity Solar Wind Program Info State Illinois Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard In August 2007, Illinois enacted legislation (Public Act 095-0481) that created the Illinois Power Agency (IPA). The agency's purpose is to develop electricity procurement plans for investor-owned electric utilities (EUs) supplying over 100,000 Illinois customers to ensure "adequate, reliable, affordable, efficient, and environmentally sustainable electric service at the lowest total cost." The only EUs that meet these criteria and are therefore subject to the IPA procurement process are Commonwealth

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Today in Energy - Most states have Renewable Portfolio ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Renewable portfolio standards (RPS), also referred to as renewable electricity standards (RES), are policies designed to increase generation of ...

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State New Jersey Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Note: In July 2012 New Jersey enacted S.B. 1925 substantially revising its solar carve-out. The summary below incorporates information on the changes made to the solar carve-out as well as the qualification of certain hydropower projects under the RPS. While it contains information on many of the most important changes made by the law, it is not exhaustive and lacks some details. Extensive rule making activity will be necessary to implement

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RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD 2006 PROCUREMENT VERIFICATION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

California Energy Commission DRAFT STAFF REPORT RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD 2007 PROCUREMENT VERIFICATION RPS 2007 Verification Report APRIL 2011 CEC3002011002SD #12;CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION Gina Executive Director DISCLAIMER Staff members of the California Energy Commission prepared this report

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State Massachusetts Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources NOTE: NOTE: In February 2013, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) issued proposed changes to its RPS Class I and RPS Solar Carve-Out programs. The DOER accepted comments through March 25, 2013. In addition, the DOER has developed a draft Assurance of Qualification Guideline and an emergency regulation to provide clarity to the queuing and review process as Solar Carve-Out cap is approached. All drafts, comments,

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Portfolio Standard Portfolio Standard Jump to: navigation, search TODO: Attach these values to individual state pages, as semantic properties. A Renewable Portfolio Standard, or RPS, is a regulation requiring electricity providers to obtain a certain percentage of their power from renewable energy sources by a specified date. U.S. State Programs The following table summarizes RPS programs that have been adopted in U.S. states. State Type Amount Year Administrator Arizona Mandary 15% 2025 Arizona Corporation Commission California Mandary 33% 2030 California Energy Commission Colorado Mandary 20% 2020 Colorado Public Utilities Commission Connecticut Mandary 23% 2020 Department of Public Utility Control District of Columbia Mandary 20% 2020 DC Public Service Commission

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Portfolio Standard Portfolio Standard (Redirected from Renewable Portfolio Standards) Jump to: navigation, search TODO: Attach these values to individual state pages, as semantic properties. A Renewable Portfolio Standard, or RPS, is a regulation requiring electricity providers to obtain a certain percentage of their power from renewable energy sources by a specified date. U.S. State Programs The following table summarizes RPS programs that have been adopted in U.S. states. State Type Amount Year Administrator Arizona Mandary 15% 2025 Arizona Corporation Commission California Mandary 33% 2030 California Energy Commission Colorado Mandary 20% 2020 Colorado Public Utilities Commission Connecticut Mandary 23% 2020 Department of Public Utility Control District of Columbia Mandary 20% 2020 DC Public Service Commission

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Comparative Analysis ofRenewables Portfolio Standards in the United States LBNL-Renewables Portfolio Standards Are Increasingly Motivating

Wiser, Ryan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recharging U.S. Energy Policy: Advocating for a National Renewable Portfolio Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Advocating for a National Renewable Portfolio Standard RobinCongress has yet to pass a renewable portfolio standard (RPS). Renewable portfolio standards require an electricity

Lunt, Robin J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Municipal Utility Municipal Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State California Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider California Energy Commission California's Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) was originally established by legislation enacted in 2002. Subsequent amendments to the law have resulted in a requirement for California's electric utilities to have 33% of their retail sales derived from eligible renewable energy resources in 2020 and all subsequent years. The law established interim targets for the utilities as shown below. By January 1, 2012, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) must establish specific

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Why Do States Adopt Renewable Portfolio Standards?: An Empirical Investigation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

131 Why Do States Adopt Renewable Portfolio Standards?: An Empirical Investigation Thomas P. Lyon* and Haitao Yin** Renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) for electricity generation are politically popularU.S.stategovernments of Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPSs) as a policy tool for promoting renewable electricity generation. An RPS

Lyon, Thomas P.

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Developing Oregon's renewable energy portfolio using fuzzy goal programming model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Renewable energy continues to be a hot topic in the United States affecting security and sustainability. A model to create renewable energy portfolio is established using guidelines drawn by Oregon's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation with ... Keywords: Fuzzy goal programming, Oregon, Renewable energy portfolio

Tugrul U. Daim; Gulgun Kayakutlu; Kelly Cowan

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State Clean Energy Practices: Renewable Portfolio Standards  

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

State Clean Energy Practices: State Clean Energy Practices: Renewable Portfolio Standards David Hurlbut Technical Report NREL/TP-670-43512 July 2008 NREL is operated by Midwest Research Institute ● Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 State Clean Energy Practices: Renewable Portfolio Standards David Hurlbut Prepared under Task No. IGST.8300 Technical Report NREL/TP-670-43512 July 2008 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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N. Mariana Islands - Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

N. Mariana Islands - Renewables Portfolio Standard N. Mariana Islands - Renewables Portfolio Standard N. Mariana Islands - Renewables Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands enacted its Renewables Portfolio Standard in September 2007, in which a certain percentage of its net electricity sales must come from renewable energy. Under the law, the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (the Islands' only and semi-autonomous public utility provider) must meet the following benchmarks: * 10% of net electricity sales by December 31, 2008

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Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Energy Affairs Administration Note: Compliance for this standard does not begin until 2015. Additional rules and regulations are needed to implement this law; this record will be updated periodically as the rules are developed. In July 2010, Puerto Rico enacted the island's first Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard in an effort to spur renewable energy development as well as reduce Puerto Rico's dependence on imported foreign oil (Puerto

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Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State West Virginia Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider West Virginia Division of Energy In June 2009, West Virginia enacted an ''Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard'' that requires investor-owned utilities (IOUs)* with more than 30,000 residential customers to supply 25% of retail electric sales from eligible alternative and renewable energy resources by 2025.

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Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards | U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

tags: AEO2012 (Annual Energy Outlook 2012) biomass California electricity geothermal policy renewable RPS (Renewable Portfolio Standards) solar states wind wood

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Financing investments in renewable energy: The role of policy design and restructuring  

SciTech Connect

The costs of electric power projects utilizing renewable energy technologies are highly sensitive to financing terms. Consequently, as the electricity industry is restructured and new renewables policies are created, it is important for policymakers to consider the impacts of renewables policy design on project financing. This report describes the power plant financing process and provides insights to policymakers on the important nexus between renewables policy design and finance. A cash-flow model is used to estimate the impact of various financing variables on renewable energy costs. Past and current renewable energy policies are then evaluated to demonstrate the influence of policy design on the financing process and on financing costs. The possible impacts of electricity restructuring on power plant financing are discussed and key design issues are identified for three specific renewable energy programs being considered in the restructuring process: (1) surcharge-funded policies; (2) renewables portfolio standards; and (3) green marketing programs. Finally, several policies that are intended to directly reduce financing costs and barriers are analyzed. The authors find that one of the key reasons that renewables policies are not more effective is that project development and financing processes are frequently ignored or misunderstood when designing and implementing renewable energy incentives. A policy that is carefully designed can reduce renewable energy costs dramatically by providing revenue certainty that will, in turn, reduce financing risk premiums.

Wiser, R.; Pickle, S. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States). Environmental Energy Technologies Div.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New England Wind Forum: Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards (RPSs) are requirements for sellers of electricity to retail customers to include in their supply portfolio a specified fraction of eligible renewable energy. In New England, all the states have adopted such standards: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont (although Vermont's renewable energy goals are not binding). Each state treats wind as an eligible resource, and all states require increasing percentages of renewable energy supply over time. Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards policies in Massachusetts and Connecticut represent the greatest potential to spur the development of new wind power in New England due to their population densities (compared to the rest of New England) and aggressive Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards targets.

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Restructuring and Renewable Energy Developments in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in our sample, except LADWP, estimated candidate portfolio costs with a future carbon tax or cap candidate portfolios containing coal-fired integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) generation emissions cost of future carbon regulations when estimating the cost of their candidate resource portfolios

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CASE STUDY -ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING -MASSACHUSETTS RENEWABLE ENERGY TRUST FUND  

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CASE STUDY - ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING - MASSACHUSETTS RENEWABLE ENERGY TRUST FUND John A or not WTE will be considered a "renewable energy" source with respect to mandated fractions of state. This discussion will provide a brief history of the Massachusetts, Renewable Energy Trust Fund (RETF), delineate

Columbia University

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Weighing the Costs and Benefits of State Renewables Portfolio...  

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

032007 Institution LBNL City Berkeley Keywords electricity markets and policy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department Abstract State renewables portfolio...

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Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Analysis of Net Job Impacts .  

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??Renewable portfolio standards have been widely adopted by the many states due in large part to their broad political appeal. Of particular note is the (more)

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Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal | Department of Energy  

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

Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Virginia Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Virginia State Corporation Commission As part of legislation to re-regulate the state's electricity industry, Virginia enacted a voluntary renewable energy portfolio goal in 2007. Legislation passed in 2009 (HB 1994) expanded the goal, encouraging investor-owned utilities to procure a percentage of the power sold in Virginia from eligible renewable energy sources. Legislation passed in 2012 (SB 413) allows investor-owned utilities to meet up to 20% of a renewable energy goal through certificated research and development activity expenses

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Renewables Portfolio Standards: What Are We Learning? | Department of  

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

Renewables Portfolio Standards: What Are We Learning? Renewables Portfolio Standards: What Are We Learning? Renewables Portfolio Standards: What Are We Learning? Renewables Portfolio Standards: 13 states have enacted RPS policies, which obligate suppliers to deliver a certain amount of renewable energy. Renewable Energy Funds: 15 states have set-aside funds to financially support renewable energy sources. Green Power Markets: Utility green pricing programs, competitive green power markets, and REC marketers have all emerged. Tax Incentives: Federal production tax credit for wind, investment tax credit for solar and geothermal, and accelerated depreciation, as well as state tax incentives, all help spur development. Economics: Some forms of renewable energy, especially with tax incentives, can compete on cost alone (e.g., wind at ~2-4 cents/kWh).

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Running in place : renewal portfolio standards and climate change  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Renewable portfolio standards ("RPS") have spread widely as states have made an effort to promote electricity production from renewable energy sources, granting privileged market access to eligible technologies and resources. ...

Hogan, Michael T. (Michael Thomas)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of a 15-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This analysis responds to a request from Senator Jeff Bingaman that the Energy Information Administration (EIA) analyze a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requiring that 15 percent of U.S. electricity sales be derived from qualifying renewable energy resources.

Alan Beamon

2007-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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State Clean Energy Practices: Renewable Portfolio Standards  

SciTech Connect

The State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) project is supported by the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program within the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. This project seeks to quantify the impacts of existing state policies, and to identify crucial policy attributes and their potential applicability to other states. The goal is to assist states in determining which clean energy policies or policy portfolios will best accomplish their environmental, economic, and security goals. For example, a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) mandates an increase in the use of wind, solar, biomass, and other alternatives to fossil and nuclear electric generation. This paper provides a summary of the policy objectives that commonly drive the establishment of an RPS, the key issues that states have encountered in implementing an RPS, and the strategies that some of the leading states have followed to address implementation challenges. The factors that help an RPS function best generally have been explored in other analyses. This study complements others by comparing empirical outcomes, and identifying the policies that appear to have the greatest impact on results.

Hurlbut, D.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State Clean Energy Practices: Renewable Portfolio Standards  

SciTech Connect

The State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) project is supported by the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program within the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. This project seeks to quantify the impacts of existing state policies, and to identify crucial policy attributes and their potential applicability to other states. The goal is to assist states in determining which clean energy policies or policy portfolios will best accomplish their environmental, economic, and security goals. For example, a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) mandates an increase in the use of wind, solar, biomass, and other alternatives to fossil and nuclear electric generation. This paper provides a summary of the policy objectives that commonly drive the establishment of an RPS, the key issues that states have encountered in implementing an RPS, and the strategies that some of the leading states have followed to address implementation challenges. The factors that help an RPS function best generally have been explored in other analyses. This study complements others by comparing empirical outcomes, and identifying the policies that appear to have the greatest impact on results.

Hurlbut, D.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This service report addresses the renewable portfolio standard provision of S. 1766. At Senator Murkowski's request it also includes an analysis of the impacts of a renewable portfolio standard patterned after the one called for in S. 1766, but where the required share is based on a 20 percent RPS by 2020 rather than the 10 percent RPS called for in S. 1766.

Alan Beamon

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Energy Technologies Division Energy Analysis Department Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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Portfolio Standards: 13 states have enacted RPS policies, which obligate suppliers to deliver a certain Analysis Department State Renewables Portfolio Standards and Purchase Mandates ­ 13 States · Renewable energy "goals" established in Illinois, Minnesota, and Hawaii · RPS being considered in many other states

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard | Department of  

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

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Solar Home Weatherization Water Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State North Carolina Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider North Carolina Utilities Commission North Carolina's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS), established by [http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2007/Bills/Senate/PDF/S3v6.pdf Senate Bill 3] in August 2007, requires all investor-owned utilities in the state to

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San Antonio City Public Service (CPS Energy) - Renewables Portfolio Goal |  

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San Antonio City Public Service (CPS Energy) - Renewables Portfolio San Antonio City Public Service (CPS Energy) - Renewables Portfolio Goal San Antonio City Public Service (CPS Energy) - Renewables Portfolio Goal < Back Eligibility Municipal Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Solar Buying & Making Electricity Wind Program Info State Texas Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard In 2003 San Antonio's municipal electric utility, City Public Service (CPS Energy) established a goal of meeting 15% of its electrical peak demand with renewable energy by 2020 under its Strategic Energy Plan. In June 2008 the utility announced plans to increase the overall renewables target to 20% by 2020 with at least 100 megawatts (MW) from non-wind renewable energy sources. As of November 2012, the utility had 11% of their peak electric

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Renewable Portfolio Standards - Energy Efficiency Component | Department of  

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Renewable Portfolio Standards - Energy Efficiency Component Renewable Portfolio Standards - Energy Efficiency Component Renewable Portfolio Standards - Energy Efficiency Component < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Retail Supplier Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Energy Efficiency Resource Standard Provider Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Established in 1998 and subsequently revised several times, Connecticut's renewables portfolio standard (RPS) requires each electric supplier and each electric distribution company wholesale supplier to obtain at least 23% of its retail load by using renewable energy by January 1, 2020. Specific to energy efficiency, the RPS also requires each electric supplier and each electric distribution company wholesale supplier to obtain at least 4% of its retail load by using combined heat and power (CHP) systems

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Several states are pursuing policies to foster renewable energy as part of efforts to restructure state electric power markets. The primary policies that states are pursuing for renewables are system benefits charges (SBCs) and renewable portfolio standards (RPSs). However, the eligibility of biomass under state RPS and SBC policies is in question in some states. Eligibility restrictions may make it difficult for biomass power companies to access these policies. Moreover, legislative language governing the eligibility of biomass power is sometimes vague and difficult to interpret. This paper provides an overview of state RPS and SBC policies and focuses on the eligibility of biomass power. For this paper, the authors define biomass power as using wood and agricultural residues and landfill methane, but not waste-to-energy, to produce energy.

Porter, K.; Wiser, R.

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PG&E's Renewable Portfolio Standard & Greenhouse Gas Compliance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PG&E's Renewable Portfolio Standard & Greenhouse Gas Compliance Fong Wan Senior Vice President. AB32 and Greenhouse Gas Legislation Outline #12;PG&E's Electric Generation Portfolio *Note: Other" for the purpose of this slide RPS BINDER 1.3 #12;AB32 & Greenhouse Gas Overview · AB32 signed into law

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California's Renewable Portfolio Standard Northwest Power and Conservation Council  

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

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NREL: State and Local Activities - Renewable Portfolio Standards  

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Renewable Portfolio Standards Renewable Portfolio Standards A renewable portfolio standard (RPS) is a regulatory mandate to increase production of energy from renewable sources such as wind, solar, biomass and other alternatives to fossil and nuclear electric generation. It's also known as a renewable electricity standard. Background An RPS is most successful in driving renewable energy projects when combined with the federal production tax credit. States often design them to drive a particular technology by providing "carve out" provisions that mandate a certain percentage of electricity generated comes from a particular technology (e.g. solar or biomass). States can choose to apply the RPS requirement to all its utilities or only the investor owned utilities. States can also define what technologies are eligible to count

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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benefits from renewable energy production accrue to thefinance the production of renewable energy to meet portfolioUnit of Production definition: One Renewable Energy Credit

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RENEWABLE ENERGY ACTION TEAM Milestones to Permit California Renewable Portfolio Standard Energy Projects  

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1 RENEWABLE ENERGY ACTION TEAM Milestones to Permit California Renewable Portfolio Standard Energy renewable energy resources. In November 2008, the CEC, DFG, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM the Renewable Energy Action Team (REAT) to address permitting issues associated with specific renewable energy

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Role of Renewable Energy in a Sustainable Generation Portfolio  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This technical update report documents efforts to enhance and update the modeling of renewable generation options in EPRI's capacity expansion and dispatch financial model. Using this updated model, the possible effects on the U.S. electric sector of various scenarios for future federal renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and climate policies are evaluated and compared.

2008-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A status report on the design and implementation of state renewable portfolio standards and system benefits charge policies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

At last year's Windpower conference, we reported on state policies to foster renewable energy as part of efforts to restructure state electric power markets. The primary policies states are pursuing for renewables are system benefits charges (SBC) and renewable portfolio standards (RPS). Renewable portfolio standard policies began taking effect this year, while other states are continuing to work on the design of their RPS implementation strategies. In addition, states have begun distributing proceeds from their SBC funds. As a result, some renewable energy projects are beginning to materialize. This paper provides an update on state efforts with these two policies and examines some of the implementation issues and difficulties that states have faced thus far.

Porter, K.; Wiser, R.

2000-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NOTICE OF RENEWABLE POWER STANDARDS (RPS) MEETING Renewable Portfolio Standard Plan Before Council  

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NOTICE OF RENEWABLE POWER STANDARDS (RPS) MEETING Renewable Portfolio Standard Plan Before Council Background On April 12, 2011, Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill X1 2, establishing a Renewables establishes minimum quantities of renewable energy resources that load serving entities must procure annually

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Renewables Portfolio Standard (Connecticut) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Wave Energy, Wind, Natural Gas, Low E Renewables Active Incentive Yes Implementing Sector StateTerritory Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy...

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Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from  

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Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States Title Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States Publication Type Report Refereed Designation Unknown Year of Publication 2010 Authors Wiser, Ryan H., Galen L. Barbose, and Edward Holt Pagination 49 Date Published 10/2010 Publisher LBNL City Berkeley Keywords electricity markets and policy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department, photovoltaics, renewable energy, renewable energy policies Abstract Among the available options for encouraging the increased deployment of renewable electricity, renewables portfolio standards (RPS) have become increasingly popular. The RPS is a relatively new policy mechanism, however, and experience with its use is only beginning to emerge. One key concern that has been voiced is whether RPS policies will offer adequate support to a wide range of renewable energy technologies and applications or whether, alternatively, RPS programs will favor a small number of the currently least-cost forms of renewable energy. This report documents the design of and early experience with state-level RPS programs in the United States that have been specifically tailored to encourage a wider diversity of renewable energy technologies, and solar energy in particular. As shown here, state-level RPS programs specifically designed to support solar have already proven to be an important, albeit somewhat modest, driver for solar energy deployment, and those impacts are projected to continue to build in the coming years. State experience in supporting solar energy with RPS programs is mixed, however, and full compliance with existing requirements has not been achieved. The comparative experiences described herein highlight the opportunities and challenges of applying an RPS to specifically support solar energy, as well as the importance of policy design details to ensuring that program goals are achieved.

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Evaluating a Proposed 20% National Renewable Portfolio Standard  

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161 161 February 2009 Evaluating a Proposed 20% National Renewable Portfolio Standard Jeffrey Logan, Patrick Sullivan, Walter Short, Lori Bird, Ted L. James, and Monisha R. Shah 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-6A2-45161 February 2009 Evaluating a Proposed 20% National Renewable Portfolio Standard Jeffrey Logan, Patrick Sullivan, Walter Short, Lori Bird, Ted L. James, and Monisha R. Shah Prepared under Task No. SAO7.9C50 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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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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Role of Renewable Energy in Sustainable Electricity Generation Portfolios  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Technical Update describes the use of energy system and capacity planning models and alternative scenarios of the future to evaluate the potential role of renewable energy in a sustainable electricity generation portfolio. Base case runs of the three models considered in this study all forecast growing contributions from renewables over a range of scenarios, but predictions vary widely due to differing modeling approaches and differing assumptions about future market, policy, technology, and other c...

2007-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction to Experience  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

capacity was added to the 21 states with RPS obligations and purchase mandates, from each state's date another state's mandate. In fact, significant renewable installations have occurred in states without RPS portfolio standards (RPS) have ­ since the late 1990s ­ proliferated at the state level in the United States

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RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD 2005 PROCUREMENT VERIFICATION  

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.44 If biogas is generated in Sacramento and used in LA, is this a viable pathway to meet biogas may be transported to a hydrogen production facility for the purposes of this solicitation the top where "renewable electricity" and "biogas/renewable feedstock" are required in the application

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EIA Renewable Energy- Renewable Portfolio Standards by State  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Source: North Carolina Solar Center, Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE) website: http://www.dsireusa.org ...

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Modeling and Analysis of Renewable Generation in a Sustainable Portfolio  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Technical Update reports the results of work to enhance EPRIs financial model of the U.S. electric sector by improving the representations for the role wind and biomass generation in the future U.S. generation mix. The model simulates generation capacity expansion and dispatch at the national and regional levels over the period 2010 to 2050. The model evaluates the possible effects of climate policy, renewable portfolio standard (RPS), energy efficiency, technology availability, and market scenarios...

2010-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard, Supplement to  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

On June 10, 2003, Senator Pete Domenici, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energyand Natural Resources, requested additional analysis of a Renewable Portfolio Standard(RPS), expected to be proposed as an amendment to energy legislation currently pendingbefore the U.S. Senate.1 This request asked the Energy Information Administration(EIA) to provide additional results from two previously released EIA analyses2 of theproposed legislation, and to conduct further analyses with modified assumptions.

Alan Beamon

2003-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Summary of Recommendations: Legislative and Regulatory Actions to Consider for Ensuring the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

30, 2005 Volume III: Renewable Portfolio Standard ReportEffectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio StandardMechanism (ACM) and Target ACM Funds Toward Renewable Energy

Porter, Kevin; Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The renewables portfolio standard in Texas: An early assessment  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Texas has rapidly emerged as one of the leading wind power markets in the United States. This development can be largely traced to a well-designed and carefully implemented renewables portfolio standard (RPS). The RPS is a new policy mechanism that has received increasing attention as an attractive approach to support renewable power generation. Though replacing existing renewable energy policies with an as-of-yet largely untested approach in the RPS is risky, early experience from Texas suggests that an RPS can effectively spur renewables development and encourage competition among renewable energy producers. Initial RPS targets in Texas will be far exceeded by the end of 2001, with as much as 930 MW of wind slated for installation this year. RPS compliance costs appear negligible, with new wind projects reportedly contracted for under 3(US)/242/kWh, in part as a result of a 1.7(US)/242/kWh production tax credit, an outstanding wind resource, and an RPS that is sizable enough to drive project economies of scale. Obliged retail suppliers have been willing to enter into long-term contracts with renewable generators, reducing important risks for both the developer and the retail supplier. Finally, the country's first comprehensive renewable energy certificate program has been put into place to monitor and track RPS compliance.

Wiser, Ryan H.; Langniss, Ole

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating a Proposed 20% National Renewable Portfolio Standard  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper provides a preliminary analysis of the impacts of a proposed 20% national renewable portfolio standard (RPS) by 2021, which has been advanced in the U.S. Congress by Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico. The paper was prepared before the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009, and thus does not consider important changes in renewable energy (RE) policy that need to be addressed in follow-on analysis. We use NREL's Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) model to evaluate the impacts of the RPS requirements on the energy sector and consider design issues associated with renewable energy certificate (REC) trading markets.

Logan, J.; Sullivan, P.; Short, W.; Bird, L.; James, T. L.; Shah, M. R.

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact Of Renewable Energy Portfolio Standardson The Costof Solar And Wind Energyin Pjm.  

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??ABSTRACTRenewable portfolio standards (RPS) in PJM states place annual targets for generation from renewable sources of energy. These targets have impacts on the development of (more)

Idrisu, Babatunde

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of a 10-percent Renewable Portfolio Standard  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

On May 8, 2003, Senator Jeff Bingaman, the Ranking Minority Member of the SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources, requested an analysis of a nationwideRenewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) program proposed to be amended to energylegislation currently pending before the U.S. Senate1. With his request Sen. Bingamanprovided specific information on the program to be analyzed. This analysis was preparedin response to his request and projects the impact of the proposed program on energysupply, demand, prices, and emissions. The analysis is based on the Annual EnergyOutlook 2003 (AEO2003) projections of energy supply, demand, and prices through2025, as updated in May 2003.

Alan Beamon

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard, Addendum  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

On May 8, 2003, Senator Jeff Bingaman, the Ranking Minority Member of the SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources, requested an analysis of a nationwideRenewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) program proposed to be amended to energylegislation currently pending before the U.S. Senate1. With his request Sen. Bingamanprovided specific information on the program to be analyzed. This analysis was preparedin response to his request and projects the impact of the proposed program on energysupply, demand, prices, and emissions. The analysis is based on the Annual EnergyOutlook 2003 (AEO2003) projections of energy supply, demand, and prices through2025, as updated in May 2003.

Alan Beamon

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

L ABORATORY Supporting Solar Power in Renewables PortfolioLBNL- 3984E Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolioof the concentrating solar power (CSP) market in the U.S.

Wiser, Ryan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Status Report with  

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Status Report with Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Status Report with Data Through 2007 Title Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Status Report with Data Through 2007 Publication Type Report Refereed Designation Unknown Year of Publication 2008 Authors Wiser, Ryan H., and Galen L. Barbose Pagination 40 Date Published 04/2008 Publisher LBNL City Berkeley Keywords electricity markets and policy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department, renewable energy, renewable energy policies, wind energy Abstract As the popularity of renewables portfolio standards (RPS) has grown, so too has the need to keep up with the design, early experience, and projected impacts of these programs. This report - the first in a regular series - seeks to fill this need by providing basic, factual information on RPS policies in the United States.

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U.S. Virgin Islands - Renewables Portfolio Targets | Department of Energy  

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

U.S. Virgin Islands - Renewables Portfolio Targets U.S. Virgin Islands - Renewables Portfolio Targets U.S. Virgin Islands - Renewables Portfolio Targets < Back Eligibility Utility Program Info Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard In July 2009, the Virgin Islands passed Act 7075. Among other provisions, the legislation establishes that the "peak demanded generating capacity" of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority* must be from renewables according to the following schedule: * 20% by January 1, 2015 * 25% by January 1, 2020 * 30% by January 1, 2025 It further establishes that a "majority" of this generating capacity must come from renewables or alternative technologies beyond 2025. Joint rulemaking is to be undertaken by the Virgin Islands Energy Office and the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, although the rules are not yet

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Many efforts to address greenhouse gas emissions combine a cap-and-trade system with other measures such as a renewable portfolio standard. In this paper we use a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model, the MIT Emissions ...

Morris, Jennifer

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Comparing state portfolio standards and system-benefits charges under restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Table 3. Other State Renewable Energy Funds Establishednot enough renewable energy resources in the state; costs ofRenewable Energy Collaborative (RIREC) with oversight from state

Wiser, Ryan; Porter, Kevin; Bolinger, Mark

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing state portfolio standards and system-benefits charges under restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

not enough renewable energy resources in the state; costs ofcosts; credit multipliers; utility distribution companies without a renewable energy

Wiser, Ryan; Porter, Kevin; Bolinger, Mark

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The renewables portfolio standard in Texas: An early assessment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the lowest cost renewable energy technology wind power.competition for cost- competitive renewable energy supply insomewhat. incremental cost of renewable energy. REC banking

Wiser, Ryan H.; Langniss, Ole

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The renewables portfolio standard in Texas: An early assessment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

contemporary state renewable energy policies in the U.S. inOverview of State Support for Renewable Energy. LBNL-47705.Ten U.S. states have recently implemented renewable energy

Wiser, Ryan H.; Langniss, Ole

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The renewables portfolio standard in Texas: An early assessment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the lowest cost renewable energy technology wind power.Cost Reductions. Wind power projects are the most competitive of all RPS-eligible renewable energy

Wiser, Ryan H.; Langniss, Ole

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating Renewable Portfolio Standards and Carbon Cap Scenarios in the U.S. Electric Sector  

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258 258 May 2010 Evaluating Renewable Portfolio Standards and Carbon Cap Scenarios in the U.S. Electric Sector Lori Bird, Caroline Chapman, Jeff Logan, Jenny Sumner, and Walter Short 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-6A2-48258 May 2010 Evaluating Renewable Portfolio Standards and Carbon Cap Scenarios in the U.S. Electric Sector Lori Bird, Caroline Chapman, Jeff Logan, Jenny Sumner, and Walter Short Prepared under Task No. SAO9.2038 NOTICE

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Including Alternative Resources in State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Current Design and Implementation Experience  

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Including Alternative Resources Including Alternative Resources in State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Current Design and Implementation Experience Jenny Heeter and Lori Bird Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-55979 November 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 Including Alternative Resources in State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Current Design and Implementation Experience Jenny Heeter and Lori Bird Prepared under Task No. SAO9.3110

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Including Alternative Resources in State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Current Design and Implementation Experience  

SciTech Connect

Currently, 29 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have instituted a renewable portfolio standard (RPS). An RPS sets a minimum threshold for how much renewable energy must be generated in a given year. Each state policy is unique, varying in percentage targets, timetables, and eligible resources. This paper examines state experience with implementing renewable portfolio standards that include energy efficiency, thermal resources, and non-renewable energy and explores compliance experience, costs, and how states evaluate, measure, and verify energy efficiency and convert thermal energy. It aims to gain insights from the experience of states for possible federal clean energy policy as well as to share experience and lessons for state RPS implementation.

Heeter, J.; Bird, L.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing state portfolio standards and system-benefits charges under restructuring  

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Mexico Product-based; utilities can offer renewable energyMexico New York Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island Wisconsin Table 3. Other State Renewable EnergyMexico New York Board of Public Utilities governs program; detailed administration not determined To be determined New York State Energy

Wiser, Ryan; Porter, Kevin; Bolinger, Mark

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (West Virginia...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Energy Resources (see summary for list) Active Incentive Yes Implementing Sector StateTerritory Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy...

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Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards - Today in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Source: N.C. Solar Center at N.C. State University, Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (accessed July 2012). (Correction: ...

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Role of Renewable Energy in Sustainable Electricity Generation Portfolios  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The future electric power system is likely to use far more renewable energy, including biomass, geothermal, small hydro, and intermittent renewable resources such as wind and solar power, than today (3.4% of U.S. primary energy and 2.3% of electricity during 2004, U.S. Energy Information Agency). Exogenous factors such as global climate change and high fossil fuel prices are leading policymakers and energy companies to seek more sustainable energy futures. But how much can renewable energy contribute? Th...

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Power Transfer Potential to the Southeast in Response to a Renewable Portfolio Standard: Interim Report 2  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Electricity consumption in the Southeastern US, not including Florida, is approximately 24% of the total US. The availability of renewable resources for electricity production is relatively small compared to the high consumption. Therefore meeting a national renewable portfolio standard (RPS) is particularly challenging in this region. Neighboring regions, particularly to the west, have significant wind resources and given sufficient long distant transmission these resources could serve energy markets in the SE. This report looks at renewable resource supply relative to demands and the potential for power transfer into the SE. It shows that development of wind resources will depend not only on available transmission capacity but also on electricity supply and demand factors.

Hadley, Stanton W [ORNL; Key, Thomas S [Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI); Deb, Rajat [LCG Consulting

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Renewables Portfolio Standards and Goals | Open Energy Information  

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Standards and Goals Jump to: navigation, search This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleRenewablesPortf...

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The renewables portfolio standard in Texas: An early assessment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy (DOE). 2000. Database. Texas http://www.eren.doe.gov/422. Sloan, M. 2001. The Texas Model for Renewable EnergyNatsource LLC), David Hurlbut (Texas PUC), Brian Evans (RES

Wiser, Ryan H.; Langniss, Ole

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indirect impacts in Illinois from a renewable portfolio standard  

SciTech Connect

Indirect impacts associated with Illinois' RPS include a change in the laws concerning the planning and zoning for wind development, a market for renewable energy credits, and awareness of problems with the transmission grid. (author)

Ohler, Adrienne M.; Radusewicz, Kristi

2010-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewables Portfolio Standard (New Hampshire) | Open Energy Informatio...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

as renewable energy delivered from Class I sources that can be metered and for which fuel or electricity would otherwise be consumed. Class II - New Solar. This class addresses...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM Portfolio Briefing 3 March 2010 rev 2 rcvd 8 Mar 1100 [Compatibi  

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

Title Title Restructuring the EM Portfolio A new permanent way of doing business... R. Rimando & C. Melendez March 9, 2010 1 Pre-ARRA Portfolio Structure Portfolio Structure * EM Project Baseline Summaries (PBS) j ( ) - DOE O 413.3A applied to the PBS - All-inclusive scope → "kitchen sink" All inclusive scope → kitchen sink - Prolonged durations → NTB and OPER - Budget-driven → annual shortfalls - Budget-driven → annual shortfalls - Struggling construction projects "tax" other PBS- funded work funded work - Capital work performance masked by LOE work - Perception of progress with "no completion" 2 - Perception of progress with no completion ARRA Challenges and Opportunity * How do we save and create jobs quickly?

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, EmissionsAllowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables PortfolioStandards  

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Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia have adopted mandatory renewables portfolio standards (RPS) over the last ten years. Renewable energy attributes-such as the energy source, conversion technology, plant location and vintage, and emissions-are usually required to verify compliance with these policies, sometimes through attributes bundled with electricity, and sometimes with the attributes unbundled from electricity and traded separately as renewable energy certificates (RECs). This report summarizes the treatment of renewable energy attributes in state RPS rules. Its purpose is to provide a source of information for states considering RPS policies, and also to draw attention to certain policy issues that arise when renewable attributes and RECs are used for RPS compliance. Three specific issues are addressed: (1) the degree to which unbundled RECs are allowed under existing state RPS programs and the status of systems to track RECs and renewable energy attributes; (2) definitions of the renewable energy attributes that must be included in order to meet state RPS obligations, including the treatment of available emissions allowances; and (3) state policies on whether renewable energy or RECs sold through voluntary green power transactions may count towards RPS obligations.

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

2007-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

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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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on Electric Rates in Colorado The Colorado Renewable EnergyEnergy Portfolio Standard on Retail Electric Rates in Colorado.Energy Standard in Amendment 37 on Retail Electric Rates in Colorado.

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oil and Natural Gas Market Supply and Renewable Portfolio Standard Impacts of Selected Provisions of H.R. 3221  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Oil and Natural Gas Market Supply and Renewable Portfolio Standard Impacts of Selected Provisions of Oil and Natural Gas Market Supply and Renewable Portfolio Standard Impacts of Selected Provisions of H.R. 3221 1 Oil and Natural Gas Market Supply and Renewable Portfolio Standard Impacts of Selected Provisions of H.R. 3221 November 2007 This paper responds to an October 31, 2007, request from Representatives Barton, McCrery, and Young. Their letter, a copy of which is provided as Appendix A, asks the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to assess selected provisions of H.R. 3221, the energy bill adopted by the House of Representatives in early August 2007. EIA was asked to focus on Title VII, dealing with energy on Federal lands; Section 9611, which would establish a Federal renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for certain electricity sellers; and Section 13001, which would eliminate the

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the States: Balancing Goals and Implementation Strategies  

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This paper reports on renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and how the RPS rules vary from state to state. This variation presents important challenges to successful implementation. Key issues are discussed in terms of resource availability, solar-specific provisions, and political and regulatory consistency, and their impacts on the ability to finance new renewable energy projects. This report emphasizes the fact that a successful RPS policy must balance a state's goals for fuel diversity, economic development, price effects, and environmental benefits.

Cory, K. S.; Swezey, B. G.

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-Year Analysis of Renewable Energy Impacts in California: Results from the Renewable Portfolio Standards Integration Cost Analysis; Preprint  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

California's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS, Senate Bill 1078) requires the state's investor-owned utilities to obtain 20% of their energy mix from renewable generation sources. To facilitate the imminent increase in the penetration of renewables, the California Energy Commission (CEC), in support of the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC), initiated a study of integration costs in the context of RPS implementation. This effort estimated the impact of renewable generation in the regulation and load-following time scales and calculated the capacity value of renewable energy sources using a reliability model. The analysis team, consisting of researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the California Wind Energy Collaborative (CWEC), performed the study in cooperation with the California Independent System Operator (CaISO), the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), and Southern California Edison (SCE). The study was conducted over three phases and was followed by an analysis of a multi-year period. This paper presents results from the multi-year analysis and the Phase III recommendations.

Milligan, M.; Shiu, H.; Kirby, B.; Jackson, K.

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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You are here You are here Home » Energy Portfolio Standard Energy Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Heating & Cooling Swimming Pool Heaters Water Heating Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Wind Program Info State Nevada Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Nevada established a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) as part of its 1997 restructuring legislation. Under the standard, NV Energy (formerly Nevada Power and Sierra Pacific Power) must use eligible renewable energy resources to supply a minimum percentage of the total electricity it sells. In 2001, the state increased the minimum requirement by 2% every two years,

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Power Transfer Potential to the Southeast in Response to a Renewable Portfolio Standard: Interim Report 1  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The power transfer potential for bringing renewable energy into the Southeast in response to a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) will depend not only on available transmission capacity but also on electricity supply and demand factors. This interim report examines how the commonly used EIA NEMS and EPRI NESSIE energy equilibrium models are considering such power transfers. Using regional estimates of capacity expansion and demand, a base case for 2008, 2020 and 2030 are compared relative to generation mix, renewable deployments, planned power transfers, and meeting RPS goals. The needed amounts of regional renewable energy to comply with possible RPS levels are compared to inter-regional transmission capacities to establish a baseline available for import into the Southeast and other regions. Gaps in the renewable generation available to meet RPS requirements are calculated. The initial finding is that the physical capability for transferring renewable energy into the SE is only about 10% of what would be required to meet a 20% RPS. Issues that need to be addressed in future tasks with respect to modeling are the current limitations for expanding renewable capacity and generation in one region to meet the demand in another and the details on transmission corridors required to deliver the power.

Hadley, Stanton W [ORNL; Key, Thomas S [Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Transfer Potential to the Southeast in Response to a Renewable Portfolio Standard: Final Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electricity consumption in the Southeastern US, including Florida, is approximately 32% of the total US. The availability of renewable resources for electricity production is relatively small compared to the high consumption. Therefore meeting a national renewable portfolio standard (RPS) is particularly challenging in this region. Neighboring regions, particularly to the west, have significant wind resources and given sufficient transmission these resources could serve energy markets in the SE. This report looks at renewable resource supply relative to demands and the potential for power transfer into the SE. We found that significant wind energy transfers, at the level of 30-60 GW, are expected to be economic in case of federal RPC or CO2 policy. Development of wind resources will depend not only on the available transmission capacity and required balancing resources, but also on electricity supply and demand factors.

Key, Thomas S [Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI); Hadley, Stanton W [ORNL; Deb, Rajat [LCG Consulting

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating Renewable Portfolio Standards and Carbon Cap Scenarios in the U.S. Electric Sector  

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This report examines the impact of various renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and cap-and-trade policy options on the U.S. electricity sector, focusing mainly on renewable energy generation. The analysis uses the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) model that simulates the least-cost expansion of electricity generation capacity and transmission in the United States to examine the impact of an emissions cap--similar to that proposed in the Waxman-Markey bill (H.R. 2454)--as well as lower and higher cap scenarios. It also examines the effects of combining 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 implementing policies simultaneously.

Bird, L.; Chapman, C.; Logan, J.; Sumner, J.; Short, W.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling renewable portfolio standards for the annual energy outlook 1998 - electricity market module  

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The Electricity Market Module (EMM) is the electricity supply component of the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS). The EMM represents the generation, transmission, and pricing of electricity. It consists of four submodules: the Electricity Capacity Planning (ECP) Submodule, the Electricity Fuel Dispatch (EFD) Submodule, the Electricity Finance and Pricing (EFP) Submodule, and the Load and Demand-Side Management (LDSM) Submodule. For the Annual Energy Outlook 1998 (AEO98), the EMM has been modified to represent Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), which are included in many of the Federal and state proposals for deregulating the electric power industry. A RPS specifies that electricity suppliers must produce a minimum level of generation using renewable technologies. Producers with insufficient renewable generating capacity can either build new plants or purchase {open_quotes}credits{close_quotes} from other suppliers with excess renewable generation. The representation of a RPS involves revisions to the ECP, EFD, and the EFP. The ECP projects capacity additions required to meet the minimum renewable generation levels in future years. The EFD determines the sales and purchases of renewable credits for the current year. The EFP incorporates the cost of building capacity and trading credits into the price of electricity.

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Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

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Among the available options for encouraging the increased deployment of renewable electricity, renewables portfolio standards (RPS) have become increasingly popular. The RPS is a relatively new policy mechanism, however, and experience with its use is only beginning to emerge. One key concern that has been voiced is whether RPS policies will offer adequate support to a wide range of renewable energy technologies and applications or whether, alternatively, RPS programs will favor a small number of the currently least-cost forms of renewable energy. This report documents the design of and early experience with state-level RPS programs in the United States that have been specifically tailored to encourage a wider diversity of renewable energy technologies, and solar energy in particular. As shown here, state-level RPS programs specifically designed to support solar have already proven to be an important, albeit somewhat modest, driver for solar energy deployment, and those impacts are projected to continue to build in the coming years. State experience in supporting solar energy with RPS programs is mixed, however, and full compliance with existing requirements has not been achieved. The comparative experiences described herein highlight the opportunities and challenges of applying an RPS to specifically support solar energy, as well as the importance of policy design details to ensuring that program goals are achieved.

Wiser, Ryan; Barbose, Galen; Holt, Edward

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

BIOMASS POWER AND STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES UNDERBIOMASS PROVISIONS IN STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES Ofthe 17 states that have adopted renewable energy policy

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

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POWER AND STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES UNDER ELECTRICKevin Porter National Renewable Energy Laboratory 901 Dpolicies to foster renewable energy as part of efforts to

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

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Renewables portfolio standards (RPS) have proliferated at the state level in the United States since the late 1990s. In combination with Federal tax incentives, state RPS requirements have emerged as one of the most important drivers of renewable energy capacity additions. The focus of most RPS activity in the U.S. has been within the states. Nonetheless, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have, at different times, each passed versions of a Federal RPS; a Federal RPS, however, has not yet been signed into law. The design of an RPS can and does vary, but at its heart an RPS simply requires retail electricity suppliers (also called load-serving entities, or LSEs) to procure a certain minimum quantity of eligible renewable energy. An RPS establishes numeric targets for renewable energy supply, applies those targets to retail electricity suppliers, and seeks to encourage competition among renewable developers to meet the targets in a least-cost fashion. RPS purchase obligations generally increase over time, and retail suppliers typically must demonstrate compliance on an annual basis. Mandatory RPS policies are backed by various types of compliance enforcement mechanisms, and many--but not all--such policies include the trading of renewable energy certificates (RECs). Renewables portfolio standards are a relatively recent addition to the renewable energy policy landscape, and these policies continue to evolve. Keeping up with the design, early experience, and projected impacts of these programs is a challenge. This report seeks to fill this need by providing basic, factual information on RPS policies in the United States. It focuses on state-level initiatives, though a later section briefly discusses Federal developments as well. The report does not cover municipal-level renewable energy goals, unless required by state law. Similarly, this report focuses on mandatory state RPS requirements, though it also touches on non-binding renewable energy goals, especially when those goals are developed by state law or regulation. This report is the first of what is envisioned to be an ongoing series; as such, it concentrates on key recent developments, while also providing basic information on historical RPS experience and design. The report begins with an overview of state RPS policies: where they have been developed, when, and with what design features. Though most RPS programs are still in their infancy, the report summarizes the early impacts of these policies on renewable energy development, and provides a forecast of possible future impacts. It then turns to the implications of the growing trend towards solar and/or distributed generation set-asides within state RPS programs. Next, the report highlights state RPS compliance levels, enforcement actions, and cost impacts, as well as key developments in REC markets. Finally, the report provides a brief overview of Federal RPS proposals.

Wiser, Ryan; Wiser, Ryan; Barbose, Galen; Bird, Lori; Churchill, Susannah; Deyette, Jeff; Holt, Ed

2008-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Assessment of Regional Supply and Demand Conditions Affecting the Future of Renewable Energy in the West; Executive Summary  

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Assessment of Regional Supply and Demand Conditions Affecting the Future of Renewable Energy in the West Executive Summary David J. Hurlbut, Joyce McLaren, and Rachel Gelman National Renewable Energy Laboratory Prepared under Task No. AROE.2000 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 This report is available at no cost from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at www.nrel.gov/publications. Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-57830 August 2013 Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308

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Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Assessment of Regional Supply and Demand Conditions Affecting the Future of Renewable Energy in the West  

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(This page intentionally left blank) (This page intentionally left blank) National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Assessment of Regional Supply and Demand Conditions Affecting the Future of Renewable Energy in the West David J. Hurlbut, Joyce McLaren, and Rachel Gelman National Renewable Energy Laboratory Prepared under Task No. AROE.2000 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 This report is available at no cost from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at www.nrel.gov/publications. Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-57830 August 2013 Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308

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Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction toExperience from the United States  

SciTech Connect

Renewables portfolio standards (RPS) have--since the late 1990s--proliferated at the state level in the United States. What began as a policy idea minted in California and first described in detail in the pages of the 'Electricity Journal' FPT has emerged as an important driver for renewable energy capacity additions in the United States. Over the years, articles in the 'Electricity Journal' have explored the RPS in more detail, identifying both its strengths and weaknesses. The present article provides an introduction to the history, concept, and design of the RPS, reviews early experience with the policy as applied at the state level, and provides a brief overview of Federal RPS proposals to date and the possible relationship between Federal and state RPS policies. Our purpose is to offer a factual introduction to the RPS, as applied and considered in the U.S. Though elements of state RPS design are summarized here, other publications provide a more thorough review of design lessons that emerge from that experience. In addition, the present article does not describe the results of economic analyses of Federal RPS proposals, though we do cite many of the analyses conducted by the U.S. DOE's Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Wiser, R.; Namovicz, C.; Gielecki, M.; Smith, R.

2007-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of this report addresses state renewable energy attributethen turn to state renewable energy attribute definitions,Connecticuts rules state: Renewable Energy Trading Program

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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Holt. 2004. Design Guide for Renewable Energy Certificate2005. Emerging Markets for Renewable Energy Certificates:Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. http://

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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Design Guide for Renewable Energy Certificate Tracking2005. Emerging Markets for Renewable Energy Certificates:Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. http://

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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renewable energy systemswill reduce environmental costs infor renewable energy and RECs and determining their cost andthe cost of providing total renewable energy to its retail

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Assessment of Regional Supply and Demand Conditions Affecting the Future of Renewable Energy in the West; Report and Executive Summary  

SciTech Connect

This study assesses the outlook for utility-scale renewable energy development in the West once states have met their renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requirements. In the West, the last state RPS culminates in 2025, so the analysis uses 2025 as a transition point on the timeline of RE development. Most western states appear to be on track to meet their final requirements, relying primarily on renewable resources located relatively close to the customers being served. What happens next depends on several factors including trends in the supply and price of natural gas, greenhouse gas and other environmental regulations, consumer preferences, technological breakthroughs, and future public policies and regulations. Changes in any one of these factors could make future renewable energy options more or less attractive.

Hurlbut, D. J.; McLaren, J.; Gelman, R.

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

BIOMASS POWER AND STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES UNDERHowever, the eligibility of biomass under state RPS and SBCmay make it difficult for biomass power companies to access

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

impact on in-state renewable energy development. Impact ofin some RPS states, renewable energy capacity has been addedof two separate state renewable energy programs: the RPS

Wiser, Ryan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

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applied in two states Renewable energy certificate trackingand non-binding state renewable energy goals. Variationsand new non-binding state renewable energy goals adopted in

Wiser, Ryan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

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Beyond Traditional Renewable Sources to Include EnergyStandards Are Increasingly Motivating Renewable Energy20 The Use of Renewable Energy Certificates and Certificate

Wiser, Ryan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction to Experience from the United States  

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include the trading of renewable energy certificates.Emerging Markets for Renewable Energy: The Role of StateDesigning Effective Renewable Markets. The Electricity

Wiser, R.; Namovicz, C.; Gielecki, M.; Smith, R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

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and Renewable Energy (Solar Energy Technologies Program) andand Renewable Energy (Solar Energy Technologies Program) andand Renewable Energy (Solar Energy Technologies Program) and

Wiser, Ryan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recharging U.S. Energy Policy: Advocating for a National Renewable Portfolio Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

that the required renewable energy is generated in the mostStandard B. Renewable Energy Credits: A Key MarketAustralia's Commitment to Renewable Energy B. The European

Lunt, Robin J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recharging U.S. Energy Policy: Advocating for a National Renewable Portfolio Standard  

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that directly compares renewable energy costs to traditionalif the marginal cost of renewable energy exceeded 1.5 centsthe marginal cost of renewable energy. 49. Rader, supra note

Lunt, Robin J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

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currently least-cost forms of renewable energy. This reportcurrently least-cost forms of renewable energy. This reportmeet renewable energy purchase obligations at least cost and

Wiser, Ryan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recharging U.S. Energy Policy: Advocating for a National Renewable Portfolio Standard  

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to fa- cilitate renewable energy production growth in theat pro- moting renewable energy production in the memberof significant renewable energy production in the U.S. also

Lunt, Robin J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction to Experience from the United States  

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bulk non-hydro renewable energy capacity installations,3. Cumulative Non-Hydro Renewable Energy Capacity in thethe percentage of non-hydro renewable energy generation

Wiser, R.; Namovicz, C.; Gielecki, M.; Smith, R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recharging U.S. Energy Policy: Advocating for a National Renewable Portfolio Standard  

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incentives in place, non-hydro power renewables will ac-Including traditional hydro- power, renewable fuels provide

Lunt, Robin J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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Michael. 2007. Renew Wisconsin, email communication, MarchPaul Helgeson, Wisconsin Public Service Commission, SusanMichael Vickerman, Renew Wisconsin, and Ray Williamson,

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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program. New Mexico rules state: renewable energy soldenergy production accrue to the public at large (legislation) New Mexico: Mexico: Legislation passed in March 2007 defines a renewable energy

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

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The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

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EIS GATS, New Jersey supports a separate tracking system for solar generation, the Solar Renewable Energy

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

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Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction to Experience from the United States  

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state tax incentives, state renewable energy funds, stateB. Impacts on Renewable Energy Supply State RPS policies areMarkets for Renewable Energy: The Role of State Policies

Wiser, R.; Namovicz, C.; Gielecki, M.; Smith, R.

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

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enacted a non-binding renewable energy goal for the statesrecovery for their renewable energy purchases. Double creditDavid Hurlbut (National Renewable Energy Laboratory),Robert

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

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technologies or non-renewable energy technologies to meet afuels derived from non-renewable energy sources (e.g. ,requirements for non-renewable energy sources that are

Wiser, Ryan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

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above-market renewable energy contract costs would be paidjust the least-cost renewable energy options. Alternatively,above-market cost of renewable energy, (b) that the short-

Wiser, Ryan

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Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction to Experience from the United States  

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in relatively high-cost renewable energy additions and/ornot just the least-cost renewable energy options, but alsoabove-market cost of renewable energy, that the prices

Wiser, R.; Namovicz, C.; Gielecki, M.; Smith, R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction to Experience from the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Charles Goldman. Renewable Energy Policy and ElectricityCalifornia Case Study. Energy Policy, September 1998. RPSto other renewable energy policy mechanisms) in part because

Wiser, R.; Namovicz, C.; Gielecki, M.; Smith, R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy certificate markets remain fragmented, and pricesprices represent the incremental above-market cost of renewable energy, (Prices Have Been Highly Variable Across States Renewable energy certificate markets

Wiser, Ryan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green PowerEnergy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green PowerIn a green power product with 50% renewable energy, for

Holt, Edward A.; Wiser, Ryan H.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

than 1% is small hydro and ocean energy, demonstrating a8,900 MW of new non-hydro renewable energy capacity that hasFigure 6. Non-Hydro Renewable Energy Capacity Additions in

Wiser, Ryan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States - A Status Report with Data Through 2007  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

funds and incentive payments from a state energy authority.Federal tax incentives, state renewable energy funds,

Wiser, Ryan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Renewables Portfolio Standards: A Factual Introduction to Experience from the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

funds and incentive payments from a state energy authority.and state tax incentives, state renewable energy funds,

Wiser, R.; Namovicz, C.; Gielecki, M.; Smith, R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM...  

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

PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM Portfolio Briefing 3 March 2010 rev 2 rcvd 8 Mar 1100 Compatibi Microsoft PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM...

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FROM RENEWABLE TO ALTERNATIVE: WASTE COAL ANDTHE PENNSYLVANIA ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PORTFOLIO STANDARD.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In recent years, state legislatures have begun to apply green classifications to energy sources in efforts to promote renewable energy. As such, they must conduct (more)

Thomas, Robert

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Credit Spot Market Prices ..Solar Renewable Energy Credit Spot Market Prices The cost ofEnergy Governance Systems: A comparison of the "political price-/amount market"

Wiser, Ryan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

tax incentives, state renewable energy rebate and incentiveIncentive Program and Nevada Energys SolarGenerations Program). Finally, utilities and state

Wiser, Ryan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

state renewable generation? Energy Policy. 38: 1140-1149.US energy markets. Energy Policy. 35: 809-814. Kildegaard.of long- term contracts. Energy Policy. 36(9): 3413-3421.

Wiser, Ryan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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

2009-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

165

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

SciTech Connect

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

166

A status report on the design and implementation of state renewable portfolio standards and system benefits charge policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

only in establishing state renewable energy legislation, butwe reported on state policies to foster renewable energy asthe state was already receiving from renewable energy, and

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

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

168

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

45 7.3 Renewable Energy Costand future renewable energy costs, while less volatile thanResource Data Renewable Energy Cost Characterization

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Comments of the Integrated Waste Services Association Florida PSC Renewable Portfolio Standard Workshop  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The following comments are submitted by the Integrated Waste Services Association (IWSA). IWSA is the national trade association representing the nations waste-to-energy industry and municipalities. Waste-to-energy facilities produce clean, renewable energy through the combustion of municipal solid waste in specially designed power plants equipped with the most modern pollution control equipment to clean emissions. Trash volume is reduced by 90 % and the remaining residue is safely reused or disposed in landfills. There are 87 waste-to-energy plants operating in 25 states managing about 13 percent of Americas trash, or about 95,000 tons each day. Waste-toenergy generates about 2,700 megawatts of electricity to meet the power needs of nearly 2.3 million homes while serving the trash disposal needs of more than 36 million people. In Florida, 11 WTE plants process over 18,000 tons per day of municipal solid waste, and 514 megawatts of electricity. Waste to Energy benefits in relation to Greenhouse Gases: In response to recent discussions regarding greenhouse gases at the workshop, IWSA would like to point out that a number of studies have shown that waste-to-energy is better than carbon neutral. Use of waste-to-energy avoids emissions from fossil fuel-fired electric generation, fugitive methane emissions from decomposing trash in landfills and avoidance of emissions from production of new

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2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

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

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versus out-of-state renewable energy project development andbarriers to renewable energy in many states, but these costsPV technology or renewable energy generated in-state. For an

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

temporally-dependent renewable energy production profiles,renewable energy offsets natural gas-fired electricity production.renewable energy to be more labor-intensive than conventional forms of electricity production (

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Is it Worth it? A Comparative Analysis of Cost-Benefit Projections for State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

well as the cost of integrating renewable energy into largerto renewable energy in many states, but these costs arerenewable energy credits (RECs) have led to unexpected cost

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An Overview of Alternative Fossil Fuel Price and Carbonof renewable technology cost, fossil fuel price uncertainty,energy, including the fossil fuel hedge value of renewable

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

wholesale market prices, and where renewable energy outputwholesale market price, less demand for renewable energyenergy prices and/or through separate capacity markets). The

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Summary of Recommendations: Legislative and Regulatory Actions to Consider for Ensuring the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 2001, the Nevada Legislature passed an aggressive renewable portfolio standard (Nevada RPS) that called for 5% of each major utility's resource mix to come from eligible renewable energy by 2003, rising by 2% every two years to 15% by 2013. Of the RPS standard, 5% per year must come from solar energy. The early performance of the Nevada RPS is generally considered to be disappointing. So far, only a small quantity of electricity state wide has been generated by new renewable energy systems. The utilities and many other stakeholders appear to agree that the utilities, which were unable to fully comply with the RPS in 2003, will continue to have difficulty complying in 2004 and 2005, and perhaps beyond. To date, there have been several efforts to improve compliance with the RPS (such as California and New Mexico). Other states in the region are also motivated to develop their renewable resources, and some have adopted RPS policies. A workshop as held on November 4, 2004 in Reno in order to address additional measures available to strengthen the Nevada RPS, and to consider the implications and potential interaction with RPS policies in nearby states. The purpose of this report is to identify and summarize the top policy priorities, from among those identified and discussed at the November 4, 2004 Reno Workshop, to be considered by the Nevada Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Task Force for implementation.

Porter, Kevin; Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2004-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

176

COMMISSION GUIDEBOOK RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Solar Thermal Wind Energy Biomass/Biogas Small Low-Impact Hydro Combined Heat, Cooling and Power Grid) Biomass Biogas Geothermal Community & Cooling Low impact small hydro Integration projects (8 · Distributed Solar, Photovoltaic Di t ib t d S l Th l· Distributed Solar Thermal · Biogas digester · Fuel Cells

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COMMISSION GUIDEBOOK RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Commission's system for tracking and verifying compliance with the RPS. Keywords biodiesel, biogas, biomass of biomass or biogas fuels. In addition, Section 399.12, Subdivision (g)(3), specifies that no electricity that uses a mix of natural gas and biogas injected into a gas transportation pipeline. Once WREGIS

178

COMMISSION GUIDEBOOK RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, digester gas, electrolysis, eligibility, fuel cell, gasification, geothermal, hydrogen, landfill gas

179

Promoting electricity from renewable energy sources -- lessons learned from the EU, U.S. and Japan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

incentives, TGC) PV feed in Renewable energy act Renewables Portfolio Standards Selected technologies Clean Energy

Haas, Reinhard

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Putting downward pressure on natural gas prices: The impact of renewable energy and energy efficiency  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Scientists. ______ . 2004. Renewable Ene rgy Can Help EaseImpacts of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard. SR/Analysis of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard. SR/

Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark; St. Clair, Matthew

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel Cells and Renewable Portfolio Standards Webinar hosted by the Clean Energy States Alliance, the US Department of Energy, and  

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Agriculture Landfill Gas Applications: Municipal water treatment facilities Food processing and breweries for a Comprehensive Clean Energy Portfolio · Q&A Agenda #12;FuelCell Energy Worlds Leading Manufacturer and Operator & Engineering Research and Design Center Global Operations and Service Center 450 Total Employees Manufacturing

182

Is it Worth it? A Comparative Analysis of Cost-Benefit Projections for State Renewables Portfolio Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

natural gas prices, the period of PTC extension, and the potential impact of future carbon regulations.regulations, may make renewable generation less economic than when renewable energy is presumed to compete with natural gas;

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A status report on the design and implementation of state renewable portfolio standards and system benefits charge policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the above-market costs of renewable energy through an RPS orrenewable energy suppliers that can offer RECs at the lowest possible cost.cost, policy coordination with environmental disclosure and the possible double-counting of renewable energy

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A status report on the design and implementation of state renewable portfolio standards and system benefits charge policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mexico SBC includes $4 million annually for renewable energy; andenergy technologies. Unlike other states, the New Mexico SBC

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Restructuring and renewable energy developments in California:using Elfin to simulate the future California power market  

SciTech Connect

We provide some basic background information on support for renewable in California on the expected operation of the power pool and bilateral markets, and on the three key policy types modeled here. We discuss the Elfin production cost and expansion planning model as well as key assumptions that we made to model the future California pool. We present results from the successful Elfin models runs. We discuss the implications of the study, as well as key areas for future research. Additional information on results, Elfin's expansion planning logic, and resource options can be found in the appendices.

Kirshner, Dan; Kito, Suzie; Marnay, Chris; Pickle, Steve; Schumacher, Katja; Sezgen,Osman; Wiser, Ryan

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

The Value of Renewable Energy as a Hedge Against Fuel Price Risk: Analytic Contributions from Economic and Finance Theory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Analysis of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard. SR/Impacts of a 15-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard. SR/through Increased Deployment of Renewable Energy and Energy

Bolinger, Mark A

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Busbar Cost Data 47 Windanalysis. energy (wind, in particular), as well as the costwind capital cost estimates from EPRI/DOE Renewable Energy

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Analysis of Strategies for Reducing Multiple Emissions from Electric Power Plants: Sulfur Dioxide, Nitrogen Oxides, Carbon Dioxide, and Mercury and a Renewable Portfolio Standard  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 ERRATA Analysis of Strategies for Reducing Multiple Emissions from Electric Power Plants: Sulfur Dioxide, Nitrogen Oxides, Carbon Dioxide, and Mercury and a Renewable Portfolio Standard July 2001 Energy Information Administration Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This Service Report was prepared by the Energy Information Administration, the independent statistical and analytical agency within the Department of Energy. The information contained herein should be attributed to the Contacts This report was prepared by the Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, Energy Information Adminis- tration. General questions concerning the report may be directed to Mary J. Hutzler (202/586-2222, mhutzler @eia.doe.gov), Director of the Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, Scott B. Sitzer (202/586-2308,

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

natural gas prices, the period of PTC extension, and the potential impact of future carbon regulations.natural gas and wholesale electric prices, the period of PTC extension, and the potential impact of future carbon regulations.regulations, may make renewable generation less economic than when renewable energy is presumed to compete with natural gas;

Chen, Cliff; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Can Deployment of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Put Downward Pressure on Natural Gas Prices  

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Dioxide, and Mercury and a Renewable Portfolio Standard. SR/Impacts of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard. SR/Analysis of a 10-Percent Renewable Portfolio Standard. SR/

Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

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

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Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Efficiency Portfolio Standard Efficiency Portfolio Standard Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Water Heating Program Info State Hawaii Program Type Energy Efficiency Resource Standard Provider Hawaii Public Utilities Commission '''''Note: Hawaii's Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) will not be separate from the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) until January 1, 2015. Rules have not yet been established for the EEPS.''''' Hawaii enacted legislation ([http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2009/bills/HB1464_CD1_.htm HB 1464]) in June 2009 that established an Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard

194

Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to  

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

Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public Utility Regulators Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public Utility Regulators Provide policy development, and direct educational and technical assistance to state utility commissions on electric restructuring issues focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energy resource and distributed technology deployment. In providing informational outreach and technical assistance to states, RAP will specifically advance those regulatory and policy approaches which most effectively advance energy efficiency, renewable energy resource and distributed technology deployment. Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to

195

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)

Energy Portfolio Standard on Retail Electric Rates in Colorado.Energy Standard in Amendment 37 on Retail Electric Rates in Colorado.

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Summary of Recommendations: Legislative and Regulatory Actions to Consider for Ensuring the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

only allows out-of-state renewable energy generation if itto encourage in-state renewable energy generation forkeeping barriers to out-of-state renewable energy generation

Porter, Kevin; Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Summary of Recommendations: Legislative and Regulatory Actions to Consider for Ensuring the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mechanism (ACM) and Target ACM Funds Toward Renewable Energy4 Improve Utility Renewable Energy5 Allow Imports of Renewable Energy Generation or WREGIS

Porter, Kevin; Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and future renewable energy costs, while less volatile thandifference between renewable energy costs and the cost ofto be the least-cost renewable energy source and, as noted

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Appliances & Electronics Other Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Energy Sources Solar Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Pennsylvania Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS), created by S.B. 1030 on November 30, 2004, requires each electric distribution company

200

Effective Renewable Energy Policy: Leave It to the States?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

megawatts of installed renewable energy capacity in thePortfolio Standards, Renewable Energy Law Blog (Apr. 30,as well as small renewable energy power facilities (no

Weissman, Steven

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Balancing Cost and Risk: The Treatment of Renewable Energy in Western Utility Resource Plans  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

by state renewables portfolio standards and renewable energyconsidered renewable energy additions above the states RPSstate policies, a less widely recognized driver for renewable energy

Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

RDC Falck Renewables JV | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

JV Place United Kingdom Sector Renewable Energy, Wind energy Product RDC created a joint venture with Falck Renewables Ltd (FRL) to develop a portfolio of wind energy projects...

203

Utilities Group Aids in Restructuring Process  

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

4 4 Utilities Group Aids in Restructuring Process Researchers at the Energy Analysis Program's (EAP) Utility Planning and Policy (UPP) Group are helping ensure that energy efficiency, renewable energy, and a host of other important issues are not overlooked as California and the nation restructure the electric power industry. The UPP staff is analyzing the potential impact of restructuring on efficiency and renewables, modeling a variety of potential restructuring policies, and assisting federal customers seeking to better understand emerging electricity markets. UPP Group Leader Chuck Goldman is participating in discussions on how to distribute surcharge funds set aside for energy efficiency in California, and Acting EAP Head Stephen Wiel is assisting state lawmakers and regulators by overseeing the National Council on

204

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.

205

China's Plan for Renewable Energy: Renewable Energy in China  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

China has rich potential for renewable energy development. Fact sheet describes Chinas policy for energy development, energy restructuring, development strategies and objectives, and measurement.

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2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Cost Assumptions Wind power is often found to be the least-cost renewable energycost studies. The capacity value of renewable energy (wind,wind costs persist. Natural Gas Price Forecasts The difference between renewable energy

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Summary of Recommendations: Legislative and Regulatory Actions to Consider for Ensuring the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the expected cost premium of renewable energy (such as $in cost between the market price of renewable energyrenewable energy supply to meet RPS targets at a reasonable cost.

Porter, Kevin; Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

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)

natural gas and wholesale electric prices, and the availability of other renewable energy incentives.

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Fuel Cells & Renewable Portfolio Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.....................................................12 SOFC Battery Range Extender Auxiliary Power Unit (SOFC) as Military APU Replacements" (presentation, DOD-DOE Workshop on Fuel Cells in Aviation cell plasma lighting demonstration, a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) battery range extender APU

210

Staff Draft GUIDEBOOK RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for tracking and verifying compliance with the RPS. Keywords: Biodiesel, biogas, biomass, biomethane ...........................................................................................................................19 2. Biogas (including pipeline biomethane with the reduction of solid waste and treatment benefits created by the use of biomass or biogas fuels. In addition

211

LEAD COMMISSIONER DRAFT RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

resources technologies; development of commercial heating systems and cooling solutions, biogas. and GC Environmental, Inc. Cleaner Biogas Production The purpose of this Energy Innovations Small Grant treatment system that removes hydrogen sulfide from dairy digester biogas and nitrogen oxides from biogas

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STAFF DRAFT GUIDEBOOK RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

technology that removes nitrogen oxides from the exhaust of a biogas engine. This successful demonstration- tem to produce biogas from onion waste and feed it into two 300-kilowatt fuel cells that produce heat

213

STAFF DRAFT GUIDEBOOK RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

California Energy Commission STAFF REPORT POWER SOURCE DISCLOSURE PROGRAM PRERULEMAKING DRAFT REGULATIONS SECOND DRAFT APRIL 2011 CEC3002011003SD #12;CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION Lorraine Gonzalez Staff members of the California Energy Commission prepared this report. As such, it does not necessarily

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A better renewable portfolio standard  

SciTech Connect

It's time to throw out our RPS, throw out our Energy Efficiency Resource Standard, throw out all our definitions of eligible technologies, and replace them all with a single, clear incentive paid to any power plant that reduces our demand for fossil resources, pro rata with the fossil energy reduction: a Fossil Energy Reduction Standard. (author)

Casten, Sean

2009-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

215

Financial Impact of Energy Efficiency under a Federal Renewable Electricity Standard: Case Study of a Kansas "super-utility"  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

efficiency into a sustainable energy portfolio standard. Theperspective. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 13:100-

Cappers, Peter

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arizona Electricity Restructuring Suspended  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This inactivity strongly suggests that electricity restructuring in Arizona has ... demand side management, environmental, ... United States Departmen ...

218

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)

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

219

Summary of Recommendations: Legislative and Regulatory Actions to Consider for Ensuring the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of renewable energy generation and market prices formarket price of electricity and the price of the renewable energyEnergy Projects As noted earlier, the PUCN can penalize Nevada utilities at least the difference in cost between the market price

Porter, Kevin; Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

The Utilization of Renewable Energy Systems in the Identification of Opportunity Zones in Ohio.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??With the passing of its Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard and Advanced Energy Portfolio Standard Ohio has committed itself to the generation of electricity from alternative (more)

Van Volkinburg, Kyle Robert

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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221

Exploration of Resource and Transmission Expansion Decisions in the Western Renewable Energy Zone Initiative  

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Colorado: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/SR-Decisions in the Western Renewable Energy Zone Initiative.Moore, and C.K. Woo. 2009. Renewable Portfolio Standards,

Mills, Andrew D

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Nicolosi, Marco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Renewable Electricity Purchases: History and Recent Developments  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration/ Renewable Energy Annual 1998 Issues and Trends 1 1 For a broader understanding of electric power industry restructuring, see Energy ...

224

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)

regulations, may make renewable generation less economic than when renewable energy is presumed to compete with natural gas;natural gas and/or wholesale electric prices that have not been modeled in many of the studies; The potential for future carbon regulations,

Chen, Cliff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

DSW REGULATORY AND RESTRUCTURING  

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Committee on Appropriations House Committee on Appropriations Photo of lineman repairing transmission lines in desert Western's Regulatory & Restructuring Project Managers Ron...

226

Introduction Computational Efficiency Electricity Portfolio Planning Electricity Portfolios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Introduction Computational Efficiency Electricity Portfolio Planning Electricity Portfolios 2009/11/30­12/01 István Maros Electricity Portfolio #12;Introduction Computational Efficiency Electricity Portfolio Outline 1 Introduction 2 Computational Efficiency 3 Electricity Portfolio Approximate

227

Multi-criteria comparison of fuel policies: Renewable fuel mandate, fuel emission-standards, and fuel carbon tax  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

comparison of fuel policies: Renewable fuel mandate, fuelcomparison of fuel policies: Renewable fuel mandate, fuel121, 2011. C. Fischer. Renewable Portfolio Standards: When

Rajagopal, Deepak; Hochman, G.; Zilberman, D.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Financial Impact of Energy Efficiency under a Federal Renewable Electricity Standard: Case Study of a Kansas "super-utility"  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Impacts of a 25-Percent Renewable Electricity Standard asand lower costs: Combining renewable energy and energyand I. Horowitz. 2009. Renewable portfolio standards and

Cappers, Peter

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Clean Energy Portfolio Goal | Department of Energy  

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

Portfolio Goal Portfolio Goal Clean Energy Portfolio Goal < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Utility Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Solar Water Heating Wind Program Info State Indiana Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission In May 2011, Indiana enacted SB 251, creating the Clean Energy Portfolio Standard (CPS). The program sets a voluntary goal of 10% clean energy by 2025, based on the amount of electricity supplied by the utility in 2010. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) adopted emergency rules (RM #11-05) for the CPS in December 2011. Final rules were adopted in June

230

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Wind Solar Program Info State Ohio Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Ohio Public Utilities Commission '''''Note: Legislation passed in 2012 (S.B. 289 and S.B. 315) added certain new technologies to the list of eligible Renewable Energy Resources and Advanced Energy Resources. In July 2012, The PUCO opened [http://dis.puc.state.oh.us/CaseRecord.aspx?CaseNo=12-2156 Docket 12-2156-EL-ORD] in order to implement the changes. PUCO is accepting comments on the proposed rules, and comments reviewing OAC 4901:1-10, until

231

Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Other Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Energy Sources Program Info State Ohio Program Type Energy Efficiency Resource Standard Provider Public Utilities Commission of Ohio In May 2008, Ohio enacted broad electric industry restructuring legislation ([http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/BillText127/127_SB_221_EN_N.pdf SB 221]) containing energy efficiency requirements for investor-owned utilities. In addition to the efficiency standard, SB 221 established the [http://dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=OH14R&re=1&ee=1

232

Energy Star Portfolio Manager  

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May 2013 What's New in Portfolio Manager ? EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool helps you measure and track energy use, water use, and greenhouse gas emissions of your...

233

Story Board TD Asset Renewal Investment Strategy  

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

of transmission and distribution for stand alone or small loads Deferred investment in substations Meets Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in many jurisdictions Peak...

234

Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts |  

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

Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts October 7, 2013 - 2:28pm Addthis Building a diversified project portfolio enhances utility energy service contracts (UESCs) to ensure Federal agencies get the best value possible. Energy efficiency measures are inherent in UESC projects. However, do not overlook the possibility for renewable energy and water efficiency and other conservation measures. Building a portfolio of energy service projects lowers overall contracting costs while increasing energy cost savings. This portfolio approach offers additional benefits by reducing contract and administrative burdens and optimizing energy savings. Renewable Energy Multiple laws and regulations require agencies to implement and use

235

The relationship between policy choice and the size of the policy region: Why small jurisdictions may prefer renewable energy policies to reduce CO2 emissions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

April 2012. C. Fischer. Renewable portfolio standards: WhenCBO. The Effects of Renewable and Clean Energy Standards.jurisdictions may prefer renewable energy policies to reduce

Accordino, Megan H.; Rajagopal, Deepak

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Quantifying avoided emissions from renewable generation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Quantifying the reduced emissions due to renewable power integration and providing increasingly accurate emissions analysis has become more important for policy makers in the age of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and ...

Gomez, Gabriel R. (Gabriel Rodriguez)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Renewable are cruising to another good year  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Renewable energy technologies are enjoying a boom, propelled by strong incentives and pulled by aggressive renewable portfolio standards. The financial status of solar and wind energy is emphasized. Some investors are getting nervous.

NONE

2008-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

238

Renewable Energy Requirement Status and Compliance Strategies: 2004  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes renewable energy policies and markets in the United States and Europe, key factors influencing renewable energy strategies, and results of interviews with energy companies and agencies regarding their strategies and plans for developing renewable energy portfolios.

2004-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

239

Work Force Restructuring Activities  

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

Force Restructuring Activities Force Restructuring Activities December 10, 2008 Note: Current updates are in bold # Planned Site/Contractor HQ Approved Separations Status General * LM has finalized the compilation of contractor management team separation data for the end of FY07 actuals and end of FY08 and FY09 projections. LM has submitted to Congress the FY 2007 Annual Report on contractor work force restructuring activities. The report has been posted to the LM website. *LM conducted a DOE complex-wide data call to the Field and Operations offices for DOE Contractor Management teams to provide, by program, actual contractor separation data for the end of FY 2008 and projections for the end of FY 2009 and FY 2010. The data will be used to keep senior management informed of upcoming large WFR actions.

240

Emissions Trading, Electricity Industry Restructuring, and Investment in Pollution Abatement  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

E I A ) . "Status of Electricity Industry Restructuring." Electricity Industry Restructuring, andEmissions Trading, Electricity Industry Restructuring, and

Fowlie, Meredith

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241

restructuring_mecs94  

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

Changing Energy Markets Affect Manufacturing Changing Energy Markets Affect Manufacturing (Reprint from Manufacturing Consumption of Energy 1994) blueball.gif (210 bytes) Natural Gas Markets blueball.gif (210 bytes) Impetus for Change blueball.gif (210 bytes) Change in the Natural Gas Market blueball.gif (210 bytes) Natural Gas Usage blueball.gif (210 bytes) Electricity Market blueball.gif (210 bytes) Impetus for Change blueball.gif (210 bytes) Change in the Electricity Market blueball.gif (210 bytes) Electricity Usage blueball.gif (210 bytes) How Electricity Restructuring Might Affect Manufacturing blueball.gif (210 bytes) Lessons From Natural Gas Restructuring blueball.gif (210 bytes) End Notes Introduction The market for natural gas has been changing for quite some time. As part of natural gas restructuring, gas pipelines were opened to multiple users. Manufacturers or their representatives could go directly to the wellhead to purchase their natural gas, arrange the transportation, and have the natural gas delivered either by the local distribution company or directly through a connecting pipeline.

242

A Monte Carlo Approach To Generator Portfolio Planning And Carbon Emissions  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Monte Carlo Approach To Generator Portfolio Planning And Carbon Emissions Monte Carlo Approach To Generator Portfolio Planning And Carbon Emissions Assessments Of Systems With Large Penetrations Of Variable Renewables Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Monte Carlo Approach To Generator Portfolio Planning And Carbon Emissions Assessments Of Systems With Large Penetrations Of Variable Renewables Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: A new generator portfolio planning model is described that is capable of quantifying the carbon emissions associated with systems that include very high penetrations of variable renewables. The model combines a deterministic renewable portfolio planning module with a Monte Carlo simulation of system operation that determines the expected least-cost

243

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard  

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

Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS), created by S.B. 1030 on November 30, 2004, requires each electric distribution company (EDC) and electric generation supplier (EGS) to...

244

Use Portfolio Manager | ENERGY STAR  

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

Use Portfolio Manager Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial...

245

Vermont Electricity Restructuring not Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... The Governor created a task force to study restructuring activities regionally and nationally; the effects of Hydro-Quebec contracts on ...

246

Indiana Electricity Restructuring not Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Indiana Electricity Restructuring not Active. ... Consumers could choose a fixed rate, a fixed monthly bill based on last years average bill, ...

247

Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in China: Growth, Transition, and Institutional Change  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to renewable portfolio: Restructuring Chinas electricE. , 2010. Renewable power for China: Past, present, andE. , 2010. Renewable power for China: Past, present, and

Kahrl, Fredrich James

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Web based portfolio optimization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The portfolio optimization is implemented as e-service through Internet. Four-tier client-server model of WAN-based information system is designed satisfying the intersection of several domains: financial investments, optimization theory and information ... Keywords: portfolio optimization, system algorithmic architecture of information systems, web based information system

Todor Stoilov; Krasimira Stoilova

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States  

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United States from 1998 to 2011 1 Executive Summar y As the deployment of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has increased, so too has the desire to track the...

250

Renewable Portfolio Standard (Massachusetts) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

or waste from agricultural crops, food or vegetative material, energy crops, algae, biogas, liquid biofuels;** marine or hydrokinetic energy; and geothermal energy....

251

RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD 2006 PROCUREMENT VERIFICATION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Commission (Energy Commission), you are probably familiar with the general statutory for the 2004 calendar year. On April 13, 2005, the Energy Commission adopted the 2004 Net System Power mix hydroelectric 1.1% -Solar 0.0% -Wind 0.2% Coal 28.9% Large hydroelectric 20.1% Natural gas 45.0% Nuclear 1

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RENEWABLES PORTFOLIO STANDARD 2006 PROCUREMENT VERIFICATION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Commission adopted amendments to sections 1391­1394 and Appendix A to section 1390 et seq. of Title 20 provider supply the Energy Commission with a copy of the power content label(s) provided to their customers content labels should be sent to: Docket Office Docket 00-SB-1305 California Energy Commission 1516 9th

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Renewable Portfolio Standard (Illinois) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

requirement in compliance year 2015-2016 and thereafter (0.25% of sales in compliance year 2025-2026) Website http:www.icc.illinois.govelectricityprocurementprocess2013.asp...

254

Renewables Portfolio Standard (Minnesota) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

for public utilities, a distributed generation carve-out, and a solar goal for the state. For the purpose of calculating the solar requirement, the following types of...

255

Renewables Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Affordable Energy Act (CAEA) of 2008. Significantly, this legislation increased the percentage and number of benchmarks that utilities must meet, included solar water heating as...

256

Renewables Portfolio Goal (Utah) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

with no limit, and their contribution is determined by assessing the amount of fossil fuel consumption they displace. HB 192 of 2010 added methane gas from an abandoned coal mine...

257

Electricity Restructuring: Deregulation or Reregulation?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

inside load pockets have much to learn from the U.S. steel industry. Generically, the production;2 Restructuring in the electricity industry is spreading across the United States and around the world. Some industries. THE ORIGIN OF ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY RESTRUCTURING Analysis of the electricity industry begins

California at Berkeley. University of

258

5. Consumer Prices Reflect Benefits of Restructuring  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration Natural Gas 1996: Issues and Trends 99 5. Consumer Prices Reflect Benefits of Restructuring The restructuring of the natural gas ...

259

Status of State Electric Industry Restructuring Activity  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Presents an overview of the status of electric industry restructuring in each state.. Restructuring means that a monopoly system of electric utilities has been replaced with competing sellers.

Channele Wirman

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Electricity Restructuring by State - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Electricity > Restructuring Status : Status of Electricity Restructuring by State. Data as of: September 2010. The map below shows information on the electric ...

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261

Portfolio Optimization: Concepts and Challenges  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The term "portfolio optimization" -- the process of finding and exploiting opportunities to add value by changing the composition of a business portfolio -- has been occurring with increasing frequency in the electric power industry. For example, portfolio optimization has appeared as a topic on agendas for numerous industry conferences. Vendors of commercial software for trading and risk management also are starting to promote portfolio optimization's capabilities. Though portfolio optimization is a hot...

2002-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

262

State Policies Provide Critical Support for Renewable Electricity  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Growth in renewable energy in the U.S. over the past decade has been propelled by a number of forces, including rising fossil fuel prices, environmental concerns, and policy support at the state and federal levels. In this article, we review and discuss what are arguably the two most important types of state policies for supporting electricity generation from geothermal and other forms of renewable energy: renewables portfolio standards and utility integrated resource planning requirements. Within the Western U.S., where the vast majority of the nation's readily-accessible geothermal resource potential resides, these two types of state policies have been critical to the growth of renewable energy, and both promise to continue to play a fundamental role for the foreseeable future. In its essence, a renewables portfolio standard (RPS) requires utilities and other retail electricity suppliers to produce or purchase a minimum quantity or percentage of their generation supply from renewable resources. RPS purchase obligations generally increase over time, and retail suppliers typically must demonstrate compliance on an annual basis. Mandatory RPS policies are backed by various types of compliance enforcement mechanisms, although most states have incorporated some type of cost-containment provision, such as a cost cap or a cap on retail rate impacts, which could conceivably allow utilities to avoid (full) compliance with their RPS target. Currently, 27 states and the District of Columbia have mandatory RPS requirements. Within the eleven states of the contiguous Western U.S., all but three (Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming) now have a mandatory RPS legislation (Utah has a more-voluntary renewable energy goal), covering almost 80% of retail electricity sales in the region. Although many of these state policies have only recently been established, their impact is already evident: almost 1800 MW of new renewable capacity has been installed in Western states following the implementation of RPS policies. To date, wind energy has been the primary beneficiary of state RPS policies, representing approximately 83% of RPS-driven renewable capacity growth in the West through 2007. Geothermal energy occupies a distant second place, providing 7% of RPS-driven new renewable capacity in the West since the late 1990s, though geothermal's contribution on an energy (MWh) basis is higher. Looking to the future, a sizable quantity of renewable capacity beyond pre-RPS levels will be needed to meet state RPS mandates: about 25,000 MW by 2025 within the Western U.S. Geothermal energy is beginning to provide an increasingly significant contribution, as evidenced by the spate of new projects recently announced to meet state RPS requirements. Most of this activity has been driven by the RPS policies in California and Nevada, where the Geothermal Energy Association has identified 47 new geothermal projects, totaling more than 2,100 MW, in various stages of development. Additional geothermal projects in Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington are also under development to meet those states RPS requirements. The other major state policy driver for renewable electricity growth, particularly in the West, is integrated resource planning (IRP). IRP was first formalized as a practice in the 1980s, but the practice was suspended in some states as electricity restructuring efforts began. A renewed interest in IRP has emerged in the past several years, however, with several Western states (California, Montana, and New Mexico) reestablishing IRP and others developing new rules to strengthen their existing processes. In its barest form, IRP simply requires that utilities periodically submit long-term resource procurement plans in which they evaluate alternative strategies for meeting their resource needs over the following ten to twenty years. However, many states have developed specific requirements for the IRP process that directly or indirectly support renewable energy. The most general of these is an explicit requirement that utilities evaluate renewables, and that

Barbose, Galen; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

263

State Policies Provide Critical Support for Renewable Electricity  

SciTech Connect

Growth in renewable energy in the U.S. over the past decade has been propelled by a number of forces, including rising fossil fuel prices, environmental concerns, and policy support at the state and federal levels. In this article, we review and discuss what are arguably the two most important types of state policies for supporting electricity generation from geothermal and other forms of renewable energy: renewables portfolio standards and utility integrated resource planning requirements. Within the Western U.S., where the vast majority of the nation's readily-accessible geothermal resource potential resides, these two types of state policies have been critical to the growth of renewable energy, and both promise to continue to play a fundamental role for the foreseeable future. In its essence, a renewables portfolio standard (RPS) requires utilities and other retail electricity suppliers to produce or purchase a minimum quantity or percentage of their generation supply from renewable resources. RPS purchase obligations generally increase over time, and retail suppliers typically must demonstrate compliance on an annual basis. Mandatory RPS policies are backed by various types of compliance enforcement mechanisms, although most states have incorporated some type of cost-containment provision, such as a cost cap or a cap on retail rate impacts, which could conceivably allow utilities to avoid (full) compliance with their RPS target. Currently, 27 states and the District of Columbia have mandatory RPS requirements. Within the eleven states of the contiguous Western U.S., all but three (Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming) now have a mandatory RPS legislation (Utah has a more-voluntary renewable energy goal), covering almost 80% of retail electricity sales in the region. Although many of these state policies have only recently been established, their impact is already evident: almost 1800 MW of new renewable capacity has been installed in Western states following the implementation of RPS policies. To date, wind energy has been the primary beneficiary of state RPS policies, representing approximately 83% of RPS-driven renewable capacity growth in the West through 2007. Geothermal energy occupies a distant second place, providing 7% of RPS-driven new renewable capacity in the West since the late 1990s, though geothermal's contribution on an energy (MWh) basis is higher. Looking to the future, a sizable quantity of renewable capacity beyond pre-RPS levels will be needed to meet state RPS mandates: about 25,000 MW by 2025 within the Western U.S. Geothermal energy is beginning to provide an increasingly significant contribution, as evidenced by the spate of new projects recently announced to meet state RPS requirements. Most of this activity has been driven by the RPS policies in California and Nevada, where the Geothermal Energy Association has identified 47 new geothermal projects, totaling more than 2,100 MW, in various stages of development. Additional geothermal projects in Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington are also under development to meet those states RPS requirements. The other major state policy driver for renewable electricity growth, particularly in the West, is integrated resource planning (IRP). IRP was first formalized as a practice in the 1980s, but the practice was suspended in some states as electricity restructuring efforts began. A renewed interest in IRP has emerged in the past several years, however, with several Western states (California, Montana, and New Mexico) reestablishing IRP and others developing new rules to strengthen their existing processes. In its barest form, IRP simply requires that utilities periodically submit long-term resource procurement plans in which they evaluate alternative strategies for meeting their resource needs over the following ten to twenty years. However, many states have developed specific requirements for the IRP process that directly or indirectly support renewable energy. The most general of these is an explicit requirement that utilities evaluate renewables

Barbose, Galen; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

264

Renewable Energy Goal | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Energy Goal Renewable Energy Goal Renewable Energy Goal < Back Eligibility Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Energy Sources Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State Oklahoma Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Oklahoma Corporation Commission In May 2010, Oklahoma established a renewable energy goal for electric utilities operating in the state. The goal calls for 15% of the total installed generation capacity in Oklahoma to be derived from renewable sources by 2015. There are no interim targets, and the goal does not extend past 2015. Eligible renewable energy resources include wind, solar, hydropower, hydrogen, geothermal, biomass, and other renewable energy

265

Capstone Workshop Portfolio | Department of Energy  

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

Capstone Workshop Portfolio Capstone Workshop Portfolio Department of Energy Quadrennial Technology Review Capstone Workshop More Documents & Publications Quadrennial...

266

PNNL: Available Technologies - Browse Technologies by Portfolio  

Search PNNL. PNNL Home; About; Research; Publications; Jobs; News; Contacts; Browse Technologies by Portfolio. Select a technology portfolio to view ...

267

Quadrennial Technology Review Workshop Portfolios | Department...  

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

Workshop Portfolios Quadrennial Technology Review Workshop Portfolios Department of Energy Quadrennial Technology Review Building & Industrial Efficiency Workshop Department of...

268

Transgenic Mice: Atherosclerosis Portfolio  

Energy Efficiency; Energy Storage and Recovery; Renewable Energy; Environmental Technologies. Monitoring and Imaging; Remediation; Modeling; Imaging ...

269

Electric utility restructuring and the California biomass energy industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A shock jolted the electric power industry in April 1994, when the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced its intention to restructure the industry. The proposal, commonly referred to as retail wheeling, is based on the principle that market deregulation and competition will bring down the cost of electricity for all classes of customers. It would effectively break up the monopoly status of the regulated utilities and allow customers to purchase electricity directly from competing suppliers. According to the original CPUC proposal, cost alone would be the basis for determining which generating resources would be used. The proposal was modified in response to public inputs, and issued as a decision at the end of 1995. The final proposal recognized the importance of renewables, and included provisions for a minimum renewables purchase requirement (MRPR). A Renewables Working Group convened to develop detailed proposals for implementing the CPUC`s renewables program. Numerous proposals, which represented the range of possible programs that can be used to support renewables within the context of a restructured electric utility industry, were received.

Morris, G. [Future Resources Associates, Inc., Berkeley, CA (United States)

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Energy portfolio simulation considering environmental and public health impacts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Traditional thermal electricity production is associated with undesirable public health and environment consequences. There is growing interest in the production of electricity from renewable sources such as wind, solar, and biomass. Not unlike traditional ... Keywords: energy portfolio, environmental pollution, public health, simulation, system dynamics

Rafael Diaz; Joshua Behr; Mandar Tulpule

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Utility Integrated Resource Planning: An Emerging Driver of NewRenewable Generation in the Western United States  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In the United States, markets for renewable generation--especially wind power--have grown substantially in recent years. This growth is typically attributed to technology improvements and resulting cost reductions, the availability of federal tax incentives, and aggressive state policy efforts. But another less widely recognized driver of new renewable generation is poised to play a major role in the coming years: utility integrated resource planning (IRP). Common in the late-1980s to mid-1990s, but relegated to lesser importance as many states took steps to restructure their electricity markets in the late-1990s, IRP has re-emerged in recent years as an important tool for utilities and regulators, particularly in regions such as the western United States, where retail competition has failed to take root. As practiced in the United States, IRP is a formal process by which utilities analyze the costs, benefits, and risks of all resources available to them--both supply- and demand-side--with the ultimate goal of identifying a portfolio of resources that meets their future needs at lowest cost and/or risk. Though the content of any specific utility IRP is unique, all are built on a common basic framework: (1) development of peak demand and load forecasts; (2) assessment of how these forecasts compare to existing and committed generation resources; (3) identification and characterization of various resource portfolios as candidates to fill a projected resource deficiency; (4) analysis of these different ''candidate'' resource portfolios under base-case and alternative future scenarios; and finally, (5) selection of a preferred portfolio, and creation of a near-term action plan to begin to move towards that portfolio. Renewable resources were once rarely considered seriously in utility IRP. In the western United States, however, the most recent resource plans call for a significant amount of new wind power capacity. These planned additions appear to be motivated by the improved economics of wind power, an emerging understanding that wind integration costs are manageable, and a growing acceptance of wind by electric utilities. Equally important, utility IRPs are increasingly recognizing the inherent risks in fossil-based generation portfolios--especially natural gas price risk and the financial risk of future carbon regulation--and the benefits of renewable energy in mitigating those risks. This article, which is based on a longer report from Berkeley Lab,i examines how twelve investor-owned utilities (IOUs) in the western United States--Avista, Idaho Power, NorthWestern Energy (NWE), Portland General Electric (PGE), Puget Sound Energy (PSE), PacifiCorp, Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo), Nevada Power, Sierra Pacific, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE), and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)--treat renewable energy in their most recent resource plans (as of July 2005). In aggregate, these twelve utilities supply approximately half of all electricity demand in the western United States. In reviewing these plans, our purpose is twofold: (1) to highlight the growing importance of utility IRP as a current and future driver of renewable generation in the United States, and (2) to suggest possible improvements to the methods used to evaluate renewable generation as a resource option. As such, we begin by summarizing the amount and types of new renewable generation planned as a result of these twelve IRPs. We then offer observations about the IRP process, and how it might be improved to more objectively evaluate renewable resources.

Bolinger, Mark; Wiser, Ryan

2005-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

272

Carbon Sequestration Project Portfolio  

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Home > Technologies > Carbon Storage > Reference Shelf > Project Portfolio Home > Technologies > Carbon Storage > Reference Shelf > Project Portfolio Carbon Storage 2011 Carbon Storage Project Portfolio Table of Contents CARBON STORAGE OVERVIEW Carbon Storage Program Contacts [PDF-26KB] Carbon Storage Projects National Map [PDF-169KB] State Projects Summary Table [PDF-39KB] Carbon Storage Program Structure [PDF-181KB] Selected Carbon Sequestration Program Papers and Publications The U.S. Department of Energy's R&D Program to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Beneficial Uses of Carbon Dioxide (2011) [PDF-3.3MB] Greenhouse Gas Science and Technology Carbon Capture and Sequestration: The U.S. Department of Energy's R&D Efforts to Characterize Opportunities for Deep Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide in Offshore Resources (2011) [PDF-445KB]

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Renewable Energy and Efficiency Modeling Analysis Partnership: An Analysis of How Different Energy Models Addressed a Common High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario in 2025  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

curves Renewable energy supply curves Least cost dispatchcosts and performance of all conventional power and renewable energyrenewable portfolio standard Stochastic Energy Deployment System model Union of Concerned Scientists weighted average cost

Blair, N.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Public-policy responsibilities in a restructured electricity industry  

SciTech Connect

In this report, we identify and define the key public-policy values, objectives, and actions that the US electricity industry currently meets. We also discuss the opportunities for meeting these objectives in a restructured industry that relies primarily on market forces rather than on government mandates. And we discuss those functions that governments might undertake, presumably because they will not be fully met by a restructured industry on its own. These discussions are based on a variety of inputs. The most important inputs came from participants in an April 1995 workshop on Public-Policy Responsibilities and Electric Industry Restructuring: Shaping the Research Agenda. Other sources of information and insights include the reviews of a draft of this report by workshop participants and others and the rapidly growing literature on electric-industry restructuring and its implications. One of the major concerns about the future of the electricity industry is the fate of numerous social and environmental programs supported by today`s electric utilities. Many people worry that a market-driven industry may not meet the public-policy objectives that electric utilities have met in the past. Examples of potentially at-risk programs include demand-side management (DSM), renewable energy, low-income weatherization, and fuel diversity. Workshop participants represented electric utilities, public utility commissions (PUCs), state energy offices, public-interest groups, other energy providers, and the research community.

Tonn, B.; Hirst, E.; Bauer, D.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States1 Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Compliance with State RPS Mandates Has Been Strong in General, Though Important Exceptions Exist............................................................................................................. 2 Four States Added RPS Policies in 2007, Raising the Total to 25 States and Washington D.C. .................................................................................................... 3 Eleven States Significantly Revised their RPS in 2007........................................... 5

276

Renewable Resource Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Resource Standard Renewable Resource Standard Renewable Resource Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Montana Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Montana Public Service Commission Montana's renewable portfolio standard (RPS), enacted in April 2005 as part of the Montana Renewable Power Production and Rural Economic Development Act, requires public utilities and competitive electricity suppliers to obtain a percentage of their retail electricity sales from eligible renewable resources according to the following schedule: * 5% for compliance years 2008-2009 (1/1/2008 - 12/31/2009) * 10% for compliance years 2010-2014 (1/1/2010 - 12/31/2014)

277

Renewable Energy Requirement Status: 2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The potential impacts of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and other requirements are significant for electricity generation, transmission, and distribution companies, especially for those that depend on coal and other fossil fuels to supply the power delivered to their customers. this Technical Update is to update the information presented in the previous EPRI report, Renewable Energy Requirement Status and Compliance Strategies: 2004 (1008374, December 2004). Although the assessment focuses on state ...

2006-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

278

Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Disseminati...  

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

Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public Utility Regulators Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public...

279

Comparing the risk profiles of renewable and natural gas electricity contracts: A summary of the California Department of Water Resources contracts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ways to Switch America to Renewable Electricity. Cambridge,Dioxide, and Mercury and a Renewable Portfolio Standard.associated with the use of renewable and natural gas-fired

Bachrach, Devra; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark; Golove, William

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

RESOLUTION NO. 2011-82 ADOPTING MODESTO IRRIGATION DISTRICT'S RENEWABLE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

RESOLUTION NO. 2011-82 ADOPTING MODESTO IRRIGATION DISTRICT'S RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES. 2003-245, the Board of Directors ofthe Modesto Irrigation District adopted a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) in an effort to meet 20 percent ofits retail energy sales with renewable resources by 2017

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281

Energy Analysis Department The Treatment of Renewable Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Analysis Department The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards Edward A. Holt Ed Holt & Associates, Inc of renewable energy certificates (RECs) and attributes for RPS compliance 1. state RPS reliance on RECs

282

Building a "Margin of Safety" Into Renewable Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Building a "Margin of Safety" Into Renewable Energy Procurements: A Review of Experience January 2006 CEC-300-2006-004 #12;ABSTRACT In implementing state renewables portfolio standards, utility purchasers and electricity regulators must confront the reality that signed renewable energy contracts

283

The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

LBNL-62574 The Treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates, Emissions Allowances, and Green Power Programs in State Renewables Portfolio Standards Edward A. Holt Ed Holt & Associates, Inc. Ryan H. Wiser of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (Wind & Hydropower Technologies Program) of the U.S. Department

284

Renewable Electricity Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Electricity Standard Renewable Electricity Standard Renewable Electricity Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Buying & Making Electricity Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State Missouri Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Missouri Public Service Commission In November 2008, voters in Missouri enacted Proposition C, a ballot initiative that repealed the state's existing voluntary renewable energy and energy efficiency objective and replaced it with an expanded, mandatory renewable electricity standard of 15% by 2021. The standard also contains a solar electricity carve-out of 2% of each interim portfolio requirement meaning that by 2021, 0.3% of retail electricity sales must be derived from

285

Empowering Variable Renewables: Options for Flexible Electricity Systems |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Empowering Variable Renewables: Options for Flexible Electricity Systems Empowering Variable Renewables: Options for Flexible Electricity Systems Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Empowering Variable Renewables: Options for Flexible Electricity Systems Agency/Company /Organization: International Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Market analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Publications Website: www.iea.org/g8/2008/Empowering_Variable_Renewables.pdf Empowering Variable Renewables: Options for Flexible Electricity Systems Screenshot References: Empowering Variable Renewables: Options for Flexible Electricity Systems[1] Summary "Increasing the share of renewables in energy portfolios is a key tool in the drive to reduce anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions, as well as

286

Enter data into Portfolio Manager | ENERGY STAR  

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Enter data into Portfolio Manager Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction...

287

Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: Canadian National Energy...  

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Home Buildings & Plants Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: Canadian National Energy Use Intensity Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login...

288

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 | Department of Energy  

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

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 » Restructuring in Retrospect, Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 » Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 This report provides policymakers with guidance as they examine past and future restructuring efforts and seek to determine how competitive markets can be of benefit to customers. Industrial and larger commercial customers may benefit from competitive markets, while residential and small commercial customers may not benefit unless legislators focus specifically on their needs. But it also has become evident that even the largest customers will save money only if the wholesale market functions smoothly. State policymakers have at their disposal numerous options that may enable both retail and wholesale power markets, but even five years into the experiment, it has yet to be determined which state policies will be most

289

State Renewable Energy Requirements and Goals: Update Through 2003 (released in AEO2005)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

As of the end of 2003, 15 States had legislated programs to encourage the development of renewable energy for electricity generation. Of the 17 programs (two States have multiple programs), 9 are renewable portfolio standards (RPS), 4 are renewable energy mandates, and 4 are renewable energy goals.

Information Center

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Measuring and Explaining Electricity Price Changes in Restructured States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An effort to determine the effect of restructuring on prices finds that, on average, prices for industrial customers in restructured states were lower, relative to predicted prices, than prices for industrial customers in non-restructured states. This preliminary analysis also finds that these price changes are explained primarily by high pre-restructuring prices, not whether or not a state restructured. (author)

Fagan, Mark L.

2006-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

291

Electricity Restructuring by State - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This site provides an overview of the status of electric industry restructuring in each state. Twenty-four states and the District of Columbia have either enacted ...

292

Procurement Options for New Renewable Electricity Supply | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Procurement Options for New Renewable Electricity Supply Procurement Options for New Renewable Electricity Supply Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Procurement Options for New Renewable Electricity Supply Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Phase: Evaluate Options Topics: Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Resource Type: Case studies/examples, Lessons learned/best practices, Technical report Website: nrelpubs.nrel.gov/Webtop/ws/nich/www/public/Record?rpp=25&upp=0&m=1&w= Cost: Free OpenEI Keyword(s): feed-in tariffs, renewable portfolio standards, FITs, FIT, RPS, renewable energy, procurement UN Region: Northern America Language: English Tool Overview "State renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policies require utilities and

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The cost of geothermal energy in the western US region:a portfolio-based approach a mean-variance portfolio optimization of the regions' generating mix to 2013.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Energy planning represents an investment-decision problem. Investors commonly evaluate such problems using portfolio theory to manage risk and maximize portfolio performance under a variety of unpredictable economic outcomes. Energy planners need to similarly abandon their reliance on traditional, ''least-cost'' stand-alone technology cost estimates and instead evaluate conventional and renewable energy sources on the basis of their portfolio cost--their cost contribution relative to their risk contribution to a mix of generating assets. This report describes essential portfolio-theory ideas and discusses their application in the Western US region. The memo illustrates how electricity-generating mixes can benefit from additional shares of geothermal and other renewables. Compared to fossil-dominated mixes, efficient portfolios reduce generating cost while including greater renewables shares in the mix. This enhances energy security. Though counter-intuitive, the idea that adding more costly geothermal can actually reduce portfolio-generating cost is consistent with basic finance theory. An important implication is that in dynamic and uncertain environments, the relative value of generating technologies must be determined not by evaluating alternative resources, but by evaluating alternative resource portfolios. The optimal results for the Western US Region indicate that compared to the EIA target mixes, there exist generating mixes with larger geothermal shares at equal-or-lower expected cost and risk.

Beurskens, Luuk (ECN-Energy Research Centre of the Netherland); Jansen, Jaap C. (ECN-Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands); Awerbuch, Shimon Ph.D. (.University of Sussex, Brighton, UK); Drennen, Thomas E.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Renewable Energy  

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Renewable Energy Renewable Energy1354608000000Renewable EnergySome of these resources are LANL-only and will require Remote Access.No Renewable Energy Some of these resources are...

295

NASA/FPL Renewable Project Case Study: Space Coast Next Generation Solar Energy Center  

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

NASA/FPL Renewable Project: NASA/FPL Renewable Project: Space Coast Next Generation Solar Energy Center Biloxi, MS - FUPWG April 5-6. 2009 Gene Beck Corporate Manager, Governmental Accounts Mark Hillman Executive Account Manger With over $9 billion already invested, FPL Group is the world leader in renewable energy FPL Group's renewable energy portfolio With over $9 billion already invested, FPL Group is the world leader in renewable energy FPL Group's renewable energy portfolio With over $9 billion already invested, FPL Group is the world leader in renewable energy FPL Group's renewable energy portfolio FPL has started construction on the world's first hybrid energy center in Martin County Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Project Total Facility = approx 11,300 acres Solar Field = approx 500 acres

296

Renewable Energy Development in Regulated Markets, 2002  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The slowdown in electricity market restructuring since 2000 has dramatically altered opportunities for marketing green energy to retail customers. Indeed, it has become less clear what role direct consumer demand for green energy may play in future renewable energy development. Currently, utilities, green energy activists, and marketers are pursuing a number of new concepts that may increase the scale of renewable energy development. This report evaluates the status and potential of these new green energ...

2003-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

297

Electricity Restructuring and Value-Added Services  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

LBNL-46069 Electricity Restructuring and Value- Added Services: Beyond the Hype William Golove under Contract No. DE-AC03- 76SF00098. #12;Electricity Restructuring and Value-Added Services: Beyond with non- residential electricity service customers who have chosen to take service from a retail electric

298

Optimized code restructuring of OS/2 executables  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the design and algorithms of FDPR/2 (Feedback Directed Program Restructuring of OS/2 executables), a general-purpose tool that can be used to instrument, profile, and restructure/optimize OS/2 executables for the tel x86 architecture. ...

Jyh-Herng Chow; Yong-fong Lee; Kalyan Muthukumar; Vivek Sarkar; Mauricio Serrano; Iris Garcia; John Hsu; Shauchi Ong; Honesty Young

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Xcel Energy REC Portfolio  

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

Xcel Energy Renewable Resources Xcel Energy Renewable Resources Jim Hill February 7, 2012 2 Xcel Energy Overview Northern States Power Company- Minnesota Northern States Power Company- Minnesota Northern States Power Company- Minnesota Northern States Power Company- Minnesota Public Service Company of Colorado Public Service Company of Colorado Public Service Company of Colorado Public Service Company of Colorado Southwestern Public Service Southwestern Public Service Southwestern Public Service Southwestern Public Service Northern States Power Company- Wisconsin Northern States Power Company- Wisconsin Northern States Power Company- Wisconsin Northern States Power Company- Wisconsin 5 th Largest Combination Electric and Gas Utility (based on customers) 5 th Largest Combination Electric and Gas Utility (based on customers)

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DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate...  

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

Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate CCS Technology at Multiple Clean Coal Plants DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate CCS Technology at Multiple...

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301

Household savings and portfolio choice  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis consists of three essays that examine household savings and portfolio choice behavior. Chapter One analyses the effects of employer matching contributions and tax incentives on participation and contribution ...

Klein, Sean Patrick

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

New England Wind Forum: State Renewable Energy Funds  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

State Renewable Energy Funds State Renewable Energy Funds Renewable Energy Funds in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island are Public Benefit Funds set up as part of electric industry restructuring legislation. They are funded through systems benefit charges (SBCs) collected from electric ratepayers in these states as part of their monthly electricity bills. Using tools including investments, grants, technical assistance, and research funding, these funds support renewable energy businesses and generation projects, development of renewable energy market demand and infrastructure, and increased awareness and public support. Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust Fund Operated by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Operated by Connecticut Innovations, Inc.

303

Industrial Approaches to Reducing Energy Costs in a Restructuring Electric Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electric restructuring, currently proposed in California and being reviewed elsewhere, can produce many opportunities for large companies to reduce their electricity costs. As the electricity market changes, electric utilities and other potential suppliers are likely to develop a portfolio of options and creative pricing to attract customers in a competitive market. In attempting to be "energy neutral," i.e., to be indifferent to energy costs in one state or utility service area versus another, many companies are looking at a corporate approach to energy procurement, similar to the procurement of other products. Industrial customers may be looking for regional or even national energy suppliers for their facilities. Electric utilities, in an attempt to be competitive and retain customers, will likely work to be this regional or national energy supplier. The expectation will be that these suppliers can offer competitive pricing and a portfolio of options from which to choose. These options may resemble those that have developed in the natural gas market as a result of restructuring in the fuels industry.

Lowe, E. T.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Renewable Energy Financing: The Role of Policy and Economics (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

Renewable portfolio standards (RPS) have rapidly developed momentum in certain sections of the United States and throughout the world, primarily in response to climate and energy security concerns. This presentation at the RPS Symposium, sponsored by the Electric Utility Consultants Inc., will discuss renewable energy financing and the economics of such policies.

Cory, K.

2008-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

305

OE Policy Assistance_revised.cdr  

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

protection practices, State Renewable Portfolio Standards, utility energy efficiency, electricity restructuring and market design issues. Many State electricity-related laws...

306

NREL: Energy Analysis: High Renewable Generation  

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High Renewable Generation High Renewable Generation Feasibility of Higher Levels of Renewable Electricity Deployment As requirements for renewable electricity generation increase, with some states now requiring as much as 30% renewables in their renewable portfolio standards (RPS), the question arises: how much can renewables contribute to future electricity demand? NREL's grid integration studies use state-of-the-art modeling and analysis techniques to evaluate the operational and infrastructure impacts of higher wind and solar penetrations at regional and national scales. NREL's grid integration studies show that: The U.S. electric system is operable with 20%-50% variable generation from wind and solar power in the regional and national scenarios examined to date. Increased electric system flexibility, needed to enable electricity

307

Striking a Balance Between Energy and the Environment in the Columbia River Basin California's Renewable Energy Policies and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

's Renewable Energy Policies and Their Impact on the Northwest (Continued on page 2) Northwest Power. California's renewable energy policies are some of the most aggressive in the nation, and the state has utilities have to look outside the state to satisfy their renewable portfolio goals. Renewable energy

308

Optimization of Real Asset Portfolio using a Coherent Risk Measure ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Keywords Portfolio Optimization Real Assets CVaR Decomposition ... techniques evolved to the use of enterprise portfolio management, very common.

309

Renewable Energy  

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

Renewable energy leveraged from natural, renewable resources delivers electricity, heating, cooling, and other applications to Federal facilities and fleets. By using renewable energy, Federal agencies increase national security, conserve natural resources, and meet regulatory requirements and goals.

310

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 | Department of Energy  

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

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 This report provides policymakers with guidance as they examine past and future restructuring efforts and seek to determine how competitive markets can be of benefit to customers. Industrial and larger commercial customers may benefit from competitive markets, while residential and small commercial customers may not benefit unless legislators focus specifically on their needs. But it also has become evident that even the largest customers will save money only if the wholesale market functions smoothly. State policymakers have at their disposal numerous options that may enable both retail and wholesale power markets, but even five years into the experiment, it has yet to be determined which state policies will be most

311

Electricity sector restructuring and competition : lessons learned  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We now have over a decade of experience with the privatization, restructuring, regulatory reform, and wholesale and retail competition in electricity sectors around the world. The objectives and design attributes of these ...

Joskow, Paul L.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 | Department of Energy  

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

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 This report provides policymakers with guidance as they examine past and future restructuring efforts and seek to determine how competitive markets can be of benefit to customers. Industrial and larger commercial customers may benefit from competitive markets, while residential and small commercial customers may not benefit unless legislators focus specifically on their needs. But it also has become evident that even the largest customers will save money only if the wholesale market functions smoothly. State policymakers have at their disposal numerous options that may enable both retail and wholesale power markets, but even five years into the experiment, it has yet to be determined which state policies will be most

313

Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory -rael.berkeley.edu Innovations for Sustainable Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.berkeley.edu Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards (30 states + DC) State Goal !PA: 18%! by 2020 !NJ: 22.5% by 2021 CT: 23Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory - rael.berkeley.edu Innovations for Sustainable Energy Daniel Kammen Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, The World Bank

Kammen, Daniel M.

314

Long Island Power Authority - Renewable Electricity Goal | Department of  

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

Renewable Electricity Goal Renewable Electricity Goal Long Island Power Authority - Renewable Electricity Goal < Back Eligibility Municipal Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Buying & Making Electricity Solar Wind Program Info State New York Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Long Island Power Authority As a municipal utility, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is not obligated to comply with the [http://www.dsireusa.org/library/includes/incentive2.cfm?Incentive_Code=N... New York Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)]. The LIPA Board of Trustees has nevertheless decided to make their own renewable energy commitment mirroring the requirements for New York's investor owned utilities. The initiative is outlined in LIPA's 2004-2013 Energy Plan, approved in June

315

Power marketing and renewable energy  

SciTech Connect

Power marketing refers to wholesale and retail transactions of electric power made by companies other than public power entities and the regulated utilities that own the generation and distribution lines. The growth in power marketing has been a major development in the electric power industry during the last few years, and power marketers are expected to realize even more market opportunities as electric industry deregulation proceeds from wholesale competition to retail competition. This Topical Issues Brief examines the nature of the power marketing business and its relationship with renewable power. The information presented is based on interviews conducted with nine power marketing companies, which accounted for almost 54% of total power sales by power marketers in 1995. These interviews provided information on various viewpoints of power marketers, their experience with renewables, and their respective outlooks for including renewables in their resource portfolios. Some basic differences exist between wholesale and retail competition that should be recognized when discussing power marketing and renewable power. At the wholesale level, the majority of power marketers stress the commodity nature of electricity. The primary criteria for developing resource portfolios are the same as those of their wholesale customers: the cost and reliability of power supplies. At the retail level, electricity may be viewed as a product that includes value-added characteristics or services determined by customer preferences.

Fang, J.M.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Renewable Energy Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Energy Standard Renewable Energy Standard Renewable Energy Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Solar Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Arizona Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Arizona Corporation Commission In November 2006, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) adopted [http://images.edocket.azcc.gov/docketpdf/0000063561.pdf final rules] to expand the state's Renewable Energy Standard (RES) to 15% by 2025, with 30% of the renewable energy to be derived from distributed energy technologies (~2,000 megawatts). In June 2007, the state attorney general certified the

317

Renewable Energy Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Energy Standard Renewable Energy Standard Renewable Energy Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Rhode Island Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources Rhode Island's Renewable Energy Standard (RES), established in June 2004, requires the state's retail electricity providers -- including non-regulated power producers and distribution companies -- to supply 16% of their retail electricity sales from renewable resources by the end of 2019. The requirement began at 3% by the end of 2007, and then increases an additional 0.5% per year through 2010, an additional 1% per year from 2011

318

Renewable Energy Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Standard Standard Renewable Energy Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Colorado Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Colorado Public Utilities Commission '''''Note: The law described on this page was amended by Senate Bill 252 of 2013. Among other changes, the bill doubled the renewable energy requirement for cooperative utilities of a certain size, allowed for additional technologies to qualify, created a distributed generation carve-out for cooperative utilities, and made a new requirement for generation and transmission cooperatives. After signing the legislation,

319

Jobs and Renewable Energy Project  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Early in 2002, REPP developed the Jobs Calculator, a tool that calculates the number of direct jobs resulting from renewable energy development under RPS (Renewable Portfolio Standard) legislation or other programs to accelerate renewable energy development. The calculator is based on a survey of current industry practices to assess the number and type of jobs that will result from the enactment of a RPS. This project built upon and significantly enhanced the initial Jobs Calculator model by (1) expanding the survey to include other renewable technologies (the original model was limited to wind, solar PV and biomass co-firing technologies); (2) more precisely calculating the economic development benefits related to renewable energy development; (3) completing and regularly updating the survey of the commercially active renewable energy firms to determine kinds and number of jobs directly created; and (4) developing and implementing a technology to locate where the economic activity related to each type of renewable technology is likely to occur. REPP worked directly with groups in the State of Nevada to interpret the results and develop policies to capture as much of the economic benefits as possible for the state through technology selection, training program options, and outreach to manufacturing groups.

Sterzinger, George

2006-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

320

Comparing state portfolio standards and system-benefits charges under restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

efficiency cogeneration of any size; resource supply under this definition far exceeds RPS-driven demand Solar, wind, ocean thermal,

Wiser, Ryan; Porter, Kevin; Bolinger, Mark

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing state portfolio standards and system-benefits charges under restructuring  

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green power market; distribution for 10 year extension not yet determined Grants, direct or equity investments,investment of $500,000 in March 2000 to the Connecticut Energy Co-op, a green

Wiser, Ryan; Porter, Kevin; Bolinger, Mark

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Comparing state portfolio standards and system-benefits charges under restructuring  

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willow project for biomass co-firing. NYSERDA proposal toMW total), as well as co- firing of willow trees in a coal-

Wiser, Ryan; Porter, Kevin; Bolinger, Mark

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Renewable Energy and Climate Change  

SciTech Connect

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued the Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN) at http://srren.ipcc-wg3.de/ (May 2011 electronic version; printed form ISBN 978-1-107-60710-1, 2012). More than 130 scientists contributed to the report.* The SRREN assessed existing literature on the future potential of renewable energy for the mitigation of climate change within a portfolio of mitigation options including energy conservation and efficiency, fossil fuel switching, RE, nuclear and carbon capture and storage (CCS). It covers the six most important renewable energy technologies - bioenergy, direct solar, geothermal, hydropower, ocean and wind, as well as their integration into present and future energy systems. It also takes into consideration the environmental and social consequences associated with these technologies, the cost and strategies to overcome technical as well as non-technical obstacles to their application and diffusion.

Chum, H. L.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Restructuring of RELAP5-3D  

SciTech Connect

The RELAP5-3D source code is unstructured with many interwoven logic flow paths. By restructuring the code, it becomes easier to read and understand, which reduces the time and money required for code development, debugging, and maintenance. A structured program is comprised of blocks of code with one entry and exit point and downward logic flow. IF tests and DO loops inherently create structured code, while GOTO statements are the main cause of unstructured code. FOR_STRUCT is a commercial software package that converts unstructured FORTRAN into structured programming; it was used to restructure individual subroutines. Primarily it transforms GOTO statements, ARITHMETIC IF statements, and COMPUTED GOTO statements into IF-ELSEIF-ELSE tests and DO loops. The complexity of RELAP5-3D complicated the task. First, FOR_STRUCT cannot completely restructure all the complex coding contained in RELAP5-3D. An iterative approach of multiple FOR_STRUCT applications gave some additional improvements. Second, FOR_STRUCT cannot restructure FORTRAN 90 coding, and RELAP5-3D is partially written in FORTRAN 90. Unix scripts for pre-processing subroutines into coding that FOR_STRUCT could handle and post-processing it back into FORTRAN 90 were written. Finally, FOR_STRUCT does not have the ability to restructure the RELAP5-3D code which contains pre-compiler directives. Variations of a file were processed with different pre-compiler options switched on or off, ensuring that every block of code was restructured. Then the variations were recombined to create a completely restructured source file. Unix scripts were written to perform these tasks, as well as to make some minor formatting improvements. In total, 447 files comprising some 180,000 lines of FORTRAN code were restructured. These showed significant reduction in the number of logic jumps contained as measured by reduction in the number of GOTO statements and line labels. The average number of GOTO statements per subroutine dropped from 8.8 before restructuring to 5.3 afterwards, a reduction of 40%. The maximum number of GOTO statements in any subroutine dropped from 213 to 99, a factor of 2.1. Finally, the maximum number of statement labels dropped from 210 to 43, a factor of nearly 5. While many blocks of code remain unstructured, a much greater fraction of the code is now structured. These measurements indicate a serious reduction in degree of interweaving of logic paths.

George Mesina; Joshua Hykes

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Evaluating Renewable Portfolio Standards and Carbon Cap Scenarios...  

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Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) model that simulates the least-cost expansion of electricity generation capacity and transmission in the United States to examine...

326

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards - Today in Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This Week in Petroleum Weekly Petroleum Status Report Weekly Natural Gas Storage ... driven by the availability of Federal tax incentives, as well as by ...

327

Environmental Energy Technologies Division Energy Analysis Department Renewables Portfolio Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Technologies Division · Energy Analysis Department State RPS Policies: 21 States and D.C% by 2020 MT: 15% by 2015 DE: 10% by 2019 DC: 11% by 2022 WA: 15% by 2020 #12;Environmental Energy Texas MD Class I DC Class I #12;Environmental Energy Technologies Division · Energy Analysis Department

328

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards - Today in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Consumption & Efficiency. Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing, ... trading system structured to minimize the costs of ...

329

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (North...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Water Heat, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind, Natural Gas, Unspecified technologies, Electricity Demand Reduction* Active Incentive Yes Implementing Sector StateTerritory Energy...

330

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards - Today in Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Includes hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. Nuclear & Uranium. Uranium fuel, nuclear reactors, generation, spent fuel. Total Energy.

331

Renewables Portfolio Standard (New Jersey) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

the only resource eligible for the solar electric component of the standard. Offshore wind, defined as a wind turbine located in the Atlantic Ocean and connected to the New...

332

A Review of Connecticut's Renewable Portfolio Standards Prepared by  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

between an RPS, wholesale electricity prices, regional transmission expansion policies, and regional air electricity rates (although by a relatively small amount), which has a slight drag on the economy, and most that the effect that the RPS has on increasing Connecticut's electricity prices is very small, between less than 1

Goodman, Robert M.

333

The renewables portfolio standard in Texas: An early assessment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Standard: A Means for Trade with Electricity from Renewableelectricity plus certificates forward contracts through bilateral trades.

Wiser, Ryan H.; Langniss, Ole

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Force Restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project...  

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

Force Restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, ER-B-96-01 Force Restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, ER-B-96-01 er-b-96-01.pdf More...

335

Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Oak Ridge Operations...  

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

Other Agencies You are here Home Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Oak Ridge Operations Office, ER-B-95-06 Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Oak Ridge...

336

Renewable Energy Pilot Program | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Energy Pilot Program Renewable Energy Pilot Program Renewable Energy Pilot Program < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Energy Sources Solar Home Weatherization Heating & Cooling Wind Program Info State Louisiana Program Type Other Policy Provider Louisiana Public Service Commission In June 2010, the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) unanimously approved a Renewable Energy Pilot Program for the state. The final implementation plan was adopted in November 2010. The goal of the pilot program is to determine whether a renewable portfolio standard is suitable for Louisiana. The pilot program has two major components: the Research

337

Renewable Energy Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable Energy Standard Renewable Energy Standard Renewable Energy Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Michigan Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Michigan Public Service Commission '''''Note: The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) created a temporary order ([http://www.dleg.state.mi.us/mpsc/orders/electric/2008/u-15800_12-04-2008... U-15800]) in December of 2008 to address implementation issues for renewable energy and energy optimization plans arising from the passage of PA 295. In March of 2010 the MPSC was granted informal approval of its RPS governing rules by the Michigan State Office of Administrative Hearings and

338

Renewable Energy  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Renewable energy sources including biomass, hydropower, geothermal, wind, and solar provide 8% of the energy used in the United States.

339

New Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio | Department of  

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

New Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio New Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio New Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio September 26, 2012 - 4:09pm Addthis Agrivida, a biotechnology firm, is developing a plants with enzymes that will help reduce the costs of biofuels. | Photo courtesy of Agrivida. Agrivida, a biotechnology firm, is developing a plants with enzymes that will help reduce the costs of biofuels. | Photo courtesy of Agrivida. Cori Sue Morris Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What are the key facts? Increased production of domestic biofuels could cut foreign oil imports by 33 percent over 15 years, resulting in increased energy security and independence. Biofuel production has the potential to create jobs for Americans in

340

New Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio | Department of  

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

Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio New Biofuel Technology to Diversify U.S. Energy Portfolio September 26, 2012 - 4:09pm Addthis Agrivida, a biotechnology firm, is developing a plants with enzymes that will help reduce the costs of biofuels. | Photo courtesy of Agrivida. Agrivida, a biotechnology firm, is developing a plants with enzymes that will help reduce the costs of biofuels. | Photo courtesy of Agrivida. Cori Sue Morris Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What are the key facts? Increased production of domestic biofuels could cut foreign oil imports by 33 percent over 15 years, resulting in increased energy security and independence. Biofuel production has the potential to create jobs for Americans in

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341

Renewable Energy Resources Trust Fund | Department of Energy  

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

You are here You are here Home » Renewable Energy Resources Trust Fund Renewable Energy Resources Trust Fund < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Institutional Residential Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Illinois Program Type Public Benefits Fund Provider Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Illinois's 1997 electric-industry restructuring legislation created separate public benefits funds that support renewable energy and residential [http://www.dsireusa.org/library/includes/incentive2.cfm?Incentive_Code=I... energy efficiency]. The Renewable Energy Resources Trust Fund (RERTF)

342

Generation Portfolio Migration Under Market Uncertainty  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Power companies are facing a complex and unprecedented mix of changes in regulations and technologies, forcing them to alter their generation mix and make other significant changes in their energy portfolios at an extraordinary rate. To assess issues and methodologies that can assist decisions during this process of portfolio migration, this study examines the performance of a hypothetical portfolio of generating units undertaking different strategies of unit retrofits, retirements, and replacements exte...

2011-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

343

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Massachusetts Program Type Other Policy Provider Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources In July 2008, Governor Patrick signed a major energy reform bill, the [http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2008/Chapter169 Green Communities Act (S.B. 2768)]. As part of that legislation, Massachusetts created the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS), which requires meeting 5% of the state's electric load with "alternative energy" by 2020 according to the following schedule: * 1.00% by 2009

344

Optimal portfolios using Linear Programming models  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Feb 12, 2003 ... three portfolios will then be compared with various utility functions and with out of sample data. ... interest rate, and not allowing short selling.

345

Portfolio Optimization with Stochastic Dominance Constraints  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

on the portfolio return rate. We develop optimality and duality theory for these models. We construct equivalent optimization models with utility functions.

346

Robust Portfolio Optimization with Derivative Insurance Guarantees  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 13, 2009 ... Dert and Oldenkamp [18] propose a model that maximizes the expected return of a portfolio consisting of a single index stock and several.

347

Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: Climate and Weather |...  

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Weather Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy...

348

Restructuring local distribution services: Possibilities and limitations  

SciTech Connect

The restructuring of local distribution services is now the focus of the natural gas industry. It is the last major step in the ``reconstitution`` of the natural gas industry and a critical clement in realizing the full benefits of regulatory and market reforms that already have taken place in the wellhead and interstate markets. It could also be the most important regulatory initiative for most end-use customers because they are affected directly by the costs and reliability of distribution services. Several factors contribute to the current emphasis on distribution service restructuring. They include the unbundling and restructuring of upstream markets, a realization of the limitations of supply-side options (such as gas procurement oversight), and the increased diversity and volatility of gas demand facing local distribution companies. Local distribution service is not one but a series of activities that start with commodity gas procurement and extend to transportation, load balancing, storage, and metering and billing of services provided. There are also considerable differences in the economies of scale and scope associated with these various activities. Thus, a mixture of supply arrangements (such as a competitive market or a monopoly) is required for the most efficient delivery of local distribution services. A distinction must be made between the supply of commodity gas and the provision of a bundled distribution service. This distinction and identification of the best supply arrangements for various distribution service components are the most critical factors in developing appropriate restructuring policies. For most state public utility commissions the criteria for service restructuring should include pursuing the economies of scale and scope in gas distribution, differentiating and matching gas service reliability and quality with customer requirements, and controlling costs associated with the search, negotiation, and contracting of gas services.

Duann, D.J.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Lessons from the British restructuring experience  

SciTech Connect

Learning from experience across the pond, the authors see that under performance-based regulation companies may have an incentive to cut costs, but not prices. Also, they see that efficient operation of a power pool is difficult to achieve when one or more generators is able to exercise market power. The past seven years` experience with electric industry privatization and restructuring in Britain provide some valuable lessons for US policy makers considering similar reforms in this country. The authors conducted a review of the British restructuring experience for the National Council on Competition and the Electric Industry, a joint program of the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners and the National Conference of State Legislators. Here are the central questions considered: (1) Have privatization and restructuring improved economic efficiency and reduced prices in Britain? (2) Has effective competition in electricity generation been achieved? If not, why not? (3) Has the approach of retail competition put residential and low-income consumers at a noticeable disadvantage? (4) Has the environmental performance of the electricity industry improved or deteriorated? and (5) What lessons from this experience can be transferred to the United States? Even seven years after restructuring took place, there is little sign that the new structure has yet settled into a reasonably stable form. Their conclusions are therefore somewhat provisional, although the lesson that restructuring is a lengthy and unpredictable process is, in itself, important. Moreover, there are substantial differences between the two countries that make it difficult to draw firm lessons. But enough of the questions can be answered to help states address some potentially challenging issues and avoid some potentially costly mistakes.

Brower, M.C. [Brower & Co., Andover, MA (United States); Thomas, S.D. [Univ. of Sussex, Brighton (United Kingdom); Mitchell, C.M.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

The Renewal of China's Authoritarianism through Public Deliberation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Renewal of China's Authoritarianism through Public Deliberation A Public Lecture presented reforms in China which have given rise to a redefinition and restructuring of Chinese authoritarianism. Authoritarian rule in China is now permeated by a wide variety of deliberative practices. These practices

351

Use web services to exchange data with Portfolio Manager | ENERGY...  

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Service and product providers Use web services to exchange data with Portfolio Manager Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and...

352

An Exact Solution Approach for Portfolio Optimization Problems ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

rate on the money market, an efficient frontier of optimal portfolios can be constructed. Portfolios on the .... utility of the two new branching rules. The reader will...

353

Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: U.S. National Energy Use...  

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here Home Buildings & Plants Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: U.S. National Energy Use Intensity Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login...

354

Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program 2012 Portfolio  

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O ce of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program Portfolio 2012 Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program 2012 Portfolio October 2012 DOE...

355

Optimization of Real Asset Portfolio using a Coherent Risk Measure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nov 19, 2008 ... Optimization of Real Asset Portfolio using a Coherent Risk Measure: ... initial techniques evolved to the use of enterprise portfolio management,...

356

Hot to Get Utility Data Into Portfolio Manager  

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"How To" Series How to Get Utility Data Into Portfolio Manager EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool helps you measure and track energy use, water use, and...

357

Renewable Energy Act (New Mexico) | Department of Energy  

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

Act (New Mexico) Act (New Mexico) Renewable Energy Act (New Mexico) < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative State/Provincial Govt Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Program Info State New Mexico Program Type Generating Facility Rate-Making Renewables Portfolio Standards and Goals Provider Public Regulation Commission The purposes of the Renewable Energy Act are to prescribe the amounts of renewable energy resources that public utilities shall include in their electric energy supply portfolios for sales to retail customers in New Mexico by prescribed dates; allow public utilities to recover costs through the rate-making process incurred for procuring or generating

358

Robust Portfolio Optimization with Derivative Insurance Guarantees  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Robust portfolio optimization aims to maximize the worst-case portfolio return given that the asset returns are allowed to vary within a prescribed uncertainty set. If the uncertainty set is not too large, the resulting portfolio performs well under normal market conditions. However, its performance may substantially degrade in the presence of market crashes, that is, if the asset returns materialize far outside of the uncertainty set. We propose a novel robust optimization model for designing portfolios that include European-style options. This model trades o weak and strong guarantees on the worst-case portfolio return. The weak guarantee applies as long as the asset returns are realized within the prescribed uncertainty set, while the strong guarantee applies for all possible asset returns. The resulting model constitutes a convex second-order cone program, which is amenable to e cient numerical solution procedures. We evaluate the model using simulated and empirical backtests and analyze the impact of the insurance guarantees on the portfolio performance. Key words: robust optimization, portfolio optimization, portfolio insurance, second-order cone programming. 1

Steve Zymler; Ber Rustem; Daniel Kuhn

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Renewable Polymers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the amounts of natural resources and energy they consume and the wastes they produce. However, the adoption of renewable polymeric materials ...

2012-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

360

Renewable Energy  

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

Learn how the Energy Department's investments in clean, renewable energy technologies -- including wind, solar and geothermal sources -- are helping strengthen the American economy.

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361

Practice Summaries: An Optimization Model to Support Renewable Energy Investment Decisions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A majority of states in the United States have instituted renewable portfolio standards (RPS), which require electric service providers to meet a portion of their demand using renewable energy resources. These requirements, along with state and federal ... Keywords: decision support systems, energy, energy policies, forecasting, government, information systems, natural resources, suboptimal algorithms

Srinivas Bollapragada; Brandon Owens; Steve Taub

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Advanced Renewables LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Renewables LLC Renewables LLC Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Zip PA 19118 Sector Renewable Energy Product A renewable energy company focused on building a portfolio of assets in North America. Coordinates 39.95227°, -75.162369° 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":39.95227,"lon":-75.162369,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

363

Procurement Options for New Renewable Electricity Supply  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

State renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policies require utilities and load-serving entities (LSEs) to procure renewable energy generation. Utility procurement options may be a function of state policy and regulatory preferences, and in some cases, may be dictated by legislative authority. Utilities and LSEs commonly use competitive solicitations or bilateral contracting to procure renewable energy supply to meet RPS mandates. However, policymakers and regulators in several states are beginning to explore the use of alternatives, namely feed-in tariffs (FITs) and auctions to procure renewable energy supply. This report evaluates four procurement strategies (competitive solicitations, bilateral contracting, FITs, and auctions) against four main criteria: (1) pricing; (2) complexity and efficiency of the procurement process; (3) impacts on developers access to markets; and (4) ability to complement utility decision-making processes. These criteria were chosen because they take into account the perspective of each group of stakeholders: ratepayers, regulators, utilities, investors, and developers.

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

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (Multiple States) | Department of  

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

Renewable Energy Tracking System (Multiple States) Renewable Energy Tracking System (Multiple States) Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (Multiple States) < Back Eligibility Developer Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Illinois Program Type Green Power Purchasing Provider MidWest ISO The Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (M-RETS®) tracks renewable energy generation in participating States and Provinces and assists in verifying compliance with individual state/provincial or voluntary Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) and objectives. M-RETS® is a tool to keep track of all relevant information about renewable energy produced and delivered in the region. Currently, several States and Provinces participate in M-RETS®: Illinois,

365

Use Renewable Energy in Buildings for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation |  

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

Use Renewable Energy in Buildings for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Use Renewable Energy in Buildings for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Use Renewable Energy in Buildings for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation October 7, 2013 - 11:13am Addthis After all cost-effective energy efficiency projects have been explored as part of a Federal agency's planning efforts for greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation in buildings, renewable energy may be considered as an option for meeting the agency's GHG reduction goals. Renewable energy can reduce emissions in all three GHG emission scopes by displacing conventional fossil fuel use. The focus of this guidance is prioritizing on-site renewable energy projects that will best support GHG reduction goals. It is intended to provide a high-level screening approach for on-site renewable energy projects to support agency- or program-level portfolio planning. General

366

A summary of the California Public Utilities Commission`s two competing electric utility restructuring proposals  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In May 1995, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) released two proposals for restructuring the state`s electric power industry. The two proposals follow more than a year of testimony and public comment after the CPUC issued the ``Blue Book`` (CPUC 1994a) on April 20, 1994, which called for retail wheeling to be phased in to all customers over 5 years. The majority proposal, supported by three of the four CPUC commissioners (one seat was vacant when the proposals were released), calls for creating a central pool, or ``poolco``; setting electric prices to reflect true costs of service, or ``real-time pricing``; and allowing parties to negotiate ``contracts for differences`` between the pool price and the contract price. The minority proposal, sponsored by Commissioner Jesse Knight, calls for retail wheeling, or ``direct access,`` and for utilities to divest or spin off their generating assets. This paper presents a summary of the major provisions of the two CPUC proposals and the possible implications and issues associated with each. It is aimed at researchers who may be aware that various efforts to restructure the electric power industry are under way and want to known more about California`s proposals, as well as those who want to known the implications of certain restructuring proposals for renewable energy technologies. Presented at the end of the paper is a summary of alternative proposals promoted by various stakeholder in response to the two CPUC proposals.

Porter, K.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Renewable Energy Powers Renewable Energy Lab, Employees  

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Powers Renewable Energy Lab, Employees The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) does more than just research renewable energy. It runs on...

368

Hawkeye Renewables formerly Midwest Renewables | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

(formerly Midwest Renewables) Place Iowa Falls, Iowa Zip 50126 Product Midwest bioethanol producer References Hawkeye Renewables (formerly Midwest Renewables)1 LinkedIn...

369

Constructing investment strategy portfolios by combination genetic algorithms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The classical portfolio problem is a problem of distributing capital to a set of securities. By generalizing the set of securities to a set of investment strategies (or security-rule pairs), this study proposes an investment strategy portfolio problem, ... Keywords: Capital allocation, Combination genetic algorithm, Genetic algorithms (GA), Investment strategy portfolio, Portfolio

Jiah-Shing Chen; Jia-Li Hou; Shih-Min Wu; Ya-Wen Chang-Chien

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Efficiency Maine Trust - Renewable Resource Fund | Department of Energy  

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

Efficiency Maine Trust - Renewable Resource Fund Efficiency Maine Trust - Renewable Resource Fund Efficiency Maine Trust - Renewable Resource Fund < Back Eligibility Institutional Nonprofit Residential Rural Electric Cooperative Schools Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Maine Program Type Public Benefits Fund Maine's public benefits fund for renewable energy was established as part of the state's electric-industry restructuring legislation, enacted in May 1997. The law directed the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to develop a voluntary program allowing customers to contribute to a fund that supports renewable-energy projects. This fund was originally known as the Renewable Resource Fund (now it is part of Efficiency Maine Trust).

371

Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund (RIREF) | Department of Energy  

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

Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund (RIREF) Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund (RIREF) Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund (RIREF) < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Institutional Residential Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Solar Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Rhode Island Program Type Public Benefits Fund Provider Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Rhode Island's Public Utilities Restructuring Act of 1996 created the nation's first public benefits fund (PBF) for renewable energy and demand-side management (DSM). The Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund's (RIREF) renewable-energy component is administered by the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), and the fund's demand-side

372

Portfolio Manager | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Tools and resources Tools and resources » Portfolio Manager Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories

373

Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting  

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

Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs From: Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson (EM-1) To: The Honorable J. Gresham Barrett U.S. House of Representatives This letter is in response to an August 8, 2003 letter regarding Assistant Secretary Roberson's guidance memorandum providing direction for restructuring and managing the procurement mechanisms that support the activities of the Environmental Management (EM) Site Specific Advisory Boards (SSABs). Roberson Letter - September 25, 2003 More Documents & Publications Letter from EM-1, Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson regarding

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Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting  

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

Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs From: Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson (EM-1) To: The Honorable J. Gresham Barrett U.S. House of Representatives This letter is in response to an August 8, 2003 letter regarding Assistant Secretary Roberson's guidance memorandum providing direction for restructuring and managing the procurement mechanisms that support the activities of the Environmental Management (EM) Site Specific Advisory Boards (SSABs). Roberson Letter - September 25, 2003 More Documents & Publications Letter from EM-1, Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson regarding

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Challenges of Electric Power Industry Restructuring for Fuel ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Restructuring for Fuel Suppliers ... Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternate Fuels Office of Oil and Gas ... Risk management will become an ...

376

Kansas City Site Office General Workforce Restructuring (2007...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

version Printer-friendly version Facebook Twitter Youtube Flickr General Information Kansas City Site Office General Workforce Restructuring (2007) NEPA Reading Room...

377

Using EPECs to model bilevel games in restructured electricity ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 5, 2006 ... Abstract: We study a bilevel noncooperative game-theoretic model of restructured electricity markets, with locational marginal prices.

378

Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: ... as is now happening in the electricity industry, alters the basic data needed to describe that industry.

379

Emissions Trading, Electricity Industry Restructuring, and Investment in Pollution Abatement  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Economy of State-Level Electricity Restructuring. Resources109-129. [15] Bushnell, J. "Electricity Resource Adequacy:Version 1.0, 1999b. [33] Electricity for Identification

Fowlie, Meredith

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Renewable Hydrogen  

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national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. U.S. Dependence on...

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381

Strategic Renewal  

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Renewal Renewal of the Advanced Photon Source Proposal for Approval to Proceed with Conceptual Design (CD-0) Submitted to the US Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences May 31, 2009 Advanced Photon Source A BS t R AC t This document proposes a coordinated upgrade of the accelerator, beamlines, and enabling technical infrastructure that will equip future users of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) to address key

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Install renewable energy systems | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Install renewable energy systems Install renewable energy systems Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section Learn the benefits Get started Use Portfolio Manager Save energy Stamp out energy waste Find cost-effective investments Engage occupants Purchase energy-saving products Put computers to sleep Get help from an expert Take a comprehensive approach Install renewable energy systems

383

Former Soviet refineries face modernization, restructuring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A massive modernization and restructuring program is under way in the refining sector of Russia and other former Soviet republics. Economic reforms and resulting economic dislocation following the collapse of the Soviet Union has left refineries in the region grappling with a steep decline and changes in product demand. At the same time, rising oil prices and an aging, dilapidated infrastructure promise a massive shakeout. Even as many refineries in the former Soviet Union (FSU) face possible closure because they are running at a fraction of capacity, a host of revamps, expansions, and grass roots refineries are planned or under way. The paper discusses plans.

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1993-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Portfolio Energy Credits | Department of Energy  

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Portfolio Energy Credits Portfolio Energy Credits Portfolio Energy Credits < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit Residential Schools State Government Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Solar Heating Swimming Pool Heaters Water Heating Wind Program Info Start Date 2/23/2006 State Nevada Program Type Performance-Based Incentive Rebate Amount Varies; higher value for solar PECs than other technologies Provider Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Nevada's [http://www.dsireusa.org/library/includes/incentive2.cfm?Incentive_Code=N... Energy Portfolio Standard] requires the state's two investor-owned utilities, Nevada Power and Sierra Pacific Power, to derive or save a

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Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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Portfolio Standard Portfolio Standard Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Program Info State New York Program Type Energy Efficiency Resource Standard In May 2007 the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order instituting a proceeding to develop an Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS). The order set a goal of reducing electricity usage in New York by 15% from projected electricity usage in 2015. After examining comments and input from staff and stakeholders, the PSC issued a further order in June 2008 establishing detailed program targets, ratepayer collections to fund energy efficiency programs, and various other protocols for the EEPS. The June 2008 order also established collections from natural gas customers to

386

Dynamic Portfolio Optimization with Transaction Costs: Heuristics ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Aug 10, 2010 ... 1The special case with a quadratic utility and quadratic transaction costs and no portfolio .... The risk-free rate rf is assumed to be known.

387

Delta Hedging Energy Portfolios: an Exploratory Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Delta hedging, although widely used in commodity markets, needs to be further adapted to electricity markets. Given the extreme volatility of electricity prices, even a portfolio whose market value is perfectly hedged may still yield large and potentially ...

Richard Goldberg; James Read; Art Altman; Remi Audouin

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Grid-Interactive Renewable Water Heating Economic and Environmental Value  

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

1 1 Grid-Interactive Renewable Water Heating Economic and Environmental Value Grid-interactive renewable water heaters have smart controls that quickly change their charge rate and charge level, factoring in renewable generation and other critical needs of the grid; thereby significantly reducing carbon emissions and bringing a new dimension of conservation and efficiency to the electric grid. The Steffes grid-interactive renewable water heater controller provides utilities with an affordable and effective way to integrate renewable generation into the grid while providing uninterrupted hot water to the consumer. In recent years, many states have set Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) to reduce the need for traditional fossil fuel-based power generation, thereby improving our environment and decreasing

389

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

SciTech Connect

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

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

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

State Clean Energy Practices: Renewable Fuel Standards  

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The State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) project is supported by the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program within the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. This project seeks to quantify the impacts of existing state policies, and to identify crucial policy attributes and their potential applicability to other states. The goal is to assist states in determining which clean energy policies or policy portfolios will best accomplish their environmental, economic, and security goals. For example, renewable fuel standards (RFS) policies are a mechanism for developing a market for renewable fuels in the transportation sector. This flexible market-based policy, when properly executed, can correct for market failures and promote growth of the renewable fuels industry better than a more command-oriented approach. The policy attempts to correct market failures such as embedded fossil fuel infrastructure and culture, risk associated with developing renewable fuels, consumer information gaps, and lack of quantification of the non-economic costs and benefits of both renewable and fossil-based fuels. This report focuses on renewable fuel standards policies, which are being analyzed as part of this project.

Mosey, G.; Kreycik, C.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

State Clean Energy Practices: Renewable Fuel Standards  

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The State Clean Energy Policies Analysis (SCEPA) project is supported by the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program within the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. This project seeks to quantify the impacts of existing state policies, and to identify crucial policy attributes and their potential applicability to other states. The goal is to assist states in determining which clean energy policies or policy portfolios will best accomplish their environmental, economic, and security goals. For example, renewable fuel standards (RFS) policies are a mechanism for developing a market for renewable fuels in the transportation sector. This flexible market-based policy, when properly executed, can correct for market failures and promote growth of the renewable fuels industry better than a more command-oriented approach. The policy attempts to correct market failures such as embedded fossil fuel infrastructure and culture, risk associated with developing renewable fuels, consumer information gaps, and lack of quantification of the non-economic costs and benefits of both renewable and fossil-based fuels. This report focuses on renewable fuel standards policies, which are being analyzed as part of this project.

Mosey, G.; Kreycik, C.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

An introduction to electric industry restructuring  

SciTech Connect

This paper briefly describes the electric industry, its residential markets, industry structure and current trends. Its purpose is to provide Weatherization grants managers with the background necessary to assess their leveraging opportunities in an industry that is experiencing sweeping changes, commonly known as electric industry restructuring. The study describes the terrain of a changing industry topography on a national and regional basis, with some state and local information also provided. Weatherization managers and subgrantees who read this paper should be better able to understand the leveraging opportunities that are emerging now in the electricity market place. The reader will be introduced to the basics of the electric industry as it presently operates, the nature of the changes that are in the process of occurring, and the driving forces that are behind those changes. The major industry players are described by type and their interests are explored in further depth. There will also be an overview of the regulatory process as it has operated historically, as well as the changes now underway at both the state and federal levels. Finally, the paper will conclude with a description of some of the assets and opportunities available to those who may be interested in participating in the restructuring process in order to expand or protect low-income programs in their own states.

Eisenberg, J.F.; Berry, L.G.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Deregulation-restructuring: Evidence for individual industries  

SciTech Connect

Several studies have measured the effects of regulation on a particular industry. These studies range widely in sophistication, from simple observation (comparison) of pre-transformation and post-transformation actual industry performance to econometric analysis that attempt to separate the effects of deregulation from other factors in explaining changes in an industry`s performance. The major problem with observation studies is that they are unable to measure the effect of one particular event, such as deregulation, on an industry`s performance. For example, at the same time that the United Kingdom privatized its electric power industry, it also radically restructured the industry to encourage competition and instituted a price-cap mechanism to regulate the prices of transmission, distribution, and bundled retail services. Subsequent to these changes in 1991, real prices for most UK electricity customers have fallen. It is not certain however, which of these factors was most important or even contributed to the decline in price. In any event, one must be cautious in interpreting the results of studies that attempt to measure the effect of deregulation per se for a specific industry. This report highlights major outcomes for five industries undergoing deregulation or major regulatory and restructuring reforms. These include the natural gas, transportation, UK electric power, financial, and telecommunications industries. Particular attention was given to the historical development of events in the telecommunications industry.

Costello, K.W.; Graniere, R.J.

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

CAN EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS HELP GUIDE RESTRUCTURING OF ELECTRIC POWER?  

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power at "fair" prices. Indeed the England and Wales market will shortly undergo a transformation1 CAN EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS HELP GUIDE RESTRUCTURING OF ELECTRIC POWER? William D. Schulze, Simon alternative market designs for restructuring the electric power industry. The example experiments described

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Falck Renewables Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Falck Renewables Ltd Falck Renewables Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Falck Renewables Ltd Place London, Greater London, United Kingdom Zip W1G 6EB Sector Wind energy Product The wind energy subsidiary of the Falck Group that is building a portfolio of wind energy projects across Europe. Coordinates 51.506325°, -0.127144° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.506325,"lon":-0.127144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

396

Use of Solar and Wind as a Physical Hedge against Price Variability within a Generation Portfolio  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This study provides a framework to explore the potential use and incremental value of small- to large-scale penetration of solar and wind technologies as a physical hedge against the risk and uncertainty of electricity cost on multi-year to multi-decade timescales. Earlier studies characterizing the impacts of adding renewable energy (RE) to portfolios of electricity generators often used a levelized cost of energy or simplified net cash flow approach. In this study, we expand on previous work by demonstrating the use of an 8760 hourly production cost model (PLEXOS) to analyze the incremental impact of solar and wind penetration under a wide range of penetration scenarios for a region in the Western U.S. We do not attempt to 'optimize' the portfolio in any of these cases. Rather we consider different RE penetration scenarios, that might for example result from the implementation of a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to explore the dynamics, risk mitigation characteristics and incremental value that RE might add to the system. We also compare the use of RE to alternative mechanisms, such as the use of financial or physical supply contracts to mitigate risk and uncertainty, including consideration of their effectiveness and availability over a variety of timeframes.

Jenkin, T.; Diakov, V.; Drury, E.; Bush, B.; Denholm, P.; Milford, J.; Arent, D.; Margolis, R.; Byrne, R.

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Has Restructuring Improved Operating Efficiency at U.S. Electricity Generating Plants?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

assesses the impact of electricity industry restructuring onand Knittel (2002), electricity industry studies typically96, "Restructuring the Electricity Industry," The Council of

Fabrizio, Kira; Rose, Nancy; Wolfram, Catherine

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

PAE Evaluation Portfolio Peer Review  

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

Report from the Peer Review Panel Report from the Peer Review Panel on activities within the Planning, Analysis and Evaluation Unit Office of Planning, Budget and Analysis Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy U.S. Department of Energy Team Members: Kathryn Newcomer, The George Washington University (Chair) Irwin Feller, The Pennsylvania State University (Retired) Stephanie Shipman, Government Accountability Office Kathleen Sedlak O'Brien, Environmental Protection Agency Faith Lambert, EERE Final Report February 1, 2008 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) within the U.S. Department of Energy asked a panel of experts with relevant knowledge to review the evaluation activities of the Planning, Analysis and Evaluation Unit (PAE) within EERE's Office of Planning, Budget and

399

Federal Energy Management Program: Diversifying Project Portfolios for  

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Diversifying Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Diversifying Project Portfolios for Utility Energy Service Contracts on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program:

400

Renewable energy in commercial buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dynamic life cycle assessment (LCA) of renewable energytechnologies, Renewable energy. [6] REN21 Renewable Energy Policy Network. 2005. Renewables

Scarpa, Massimiliano; Schiavon, Stefano; Zecchin, Roberto

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Who Owns Renewable Energy Certificates?  

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Renewable energy certificates (RECs) are tradable instruments that convey the attributes of a renewable energy generator and the right to make certain claims about energy purchases. RECs first appeared in US markets in the late 1990s and are particularly important in states that accept or require them as evidence of compliance with renewables portfolio standards (RPS). The emergence of RECs as a tradable commodity has made utilities, generators, and regulators increasingly aware of the need to specify who owns the RECs in energy transactions. In voluntary transactions, most agree that the question of REC ownership can and should be negotiated privately between the buyer and the seller, and should be clearly established by contract. Claims about purchasing or using renewable energy should only be made if REC ownership can be documented. In many other cases, however, renewable energy transactions are either mandated or encouraged through state or federal policy. Because of the recent appearance of RECs, legislation and regulation mandating the purchase of renewable energy has sometimes been silent on the disposition of the RECs associated with that generation. Furthermore, some renewable energy contracts pre-date the existence of RECs, and therefore do not address REC ownership. In both of these instances, the issue of REC ownership must often be answered by legislative or regulatory authorities. The resulting uncertainty in REC ownership has hindered the development of robust REC markets and has, in some cases, led to contention between buyers and sellers of renewable generation. This article, which is based on a longer Berkeley Lab report, reviews federal and state efforts to clarify the ownership of RECs from Qualifying Facilities (QFs) that sell their generation under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) of 1978. The full report also addresses state efforts to clarify REC ownership in two other situations, customer-owned generation that benefits from state net metering rules, and generation facilities that receive financial incentives from state or utility funds. The issue of REC ownership most often arises in states that have adopted an RPS. In such states, both parties to QF contracts have a lot at stake: either additional cost to a utility if RECs are awarded to the QF, or loss of value to the QF if RECs are awarded to the utility. As a rough estimate, QF RECs that are eligible for state RPS programs could have a value between $35 million and $175 million, so there is significant economic value riding on the ownership question.

Holt, Edward; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Renewable Energy  

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Renewable Energy Renewable Energy The WIPP Site Holds Promise as an Ideal Source of Renewable Energy Encompassing 16 square miles of open Chihuahuan desert with abundant sunshine and minimal surface roughness, the WIPP site is ideal for either solar- or wind-generated electricity production, demonstration or testing. In fact, WIPP is striving to take advantage of its abundance of sunshine and wind. The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management has created what is being called the Energy Park Initiative (EPI). This initiative's goal is to convert DOE facilities into assets by focusing on providing solutions for renewable energy technologies. WIPP, which has always been a DOE leader in terms of safety, has set the additional goal of trying to become the first DOE site operating with 100 percent clean energy. A team, consisting of representatives from CBFO, WTS, Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico State University, Texas Tech, the Carlsbad community and area utilities, have come up with several potential solutions. Members of the team are continuing to look into these solutions.

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Renewable Energy RFP  

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Request for Proposal October 15, 2003 Renewable Energy Today For a Cleaner Tomorrow Biomass Group, LLC - Renewable Energy Request for Proposal, October 15, 2003 Renewable Energy...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Portfolio-Based Planning Process for  

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Portfolio-Based Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation on

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Enter data into Portfolio Manager | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Enter data into Portfolio Manager Enter data into Portfolio Manager Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section Learn the benefits Get started Use Portfolio Manager The new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager How Portfolio Manager helps you save The benchmarking starter kit Identify your property type Enter data into Portfolio Manager The data quality checker How Portfolio Manager calculates metrics

406

Secretary Chu's Remarks at the World Renewable Energy Forum Press  

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

Chu's Remarks at the World Renewable Energy Forum Press Chu's Remarks at the World Renewable Energy Forum Press Availability - As Prepared for Delivery Secretary Chu's Remarks at the World Renewable Energy Forum Press Availability - As Prepared for Delivery May 16, 2012 - 12:45pm Addthis I want to thank Tom Clark from the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation and Andrew Oliver from RES Americas for joining us. Renewable energy representatives from across the country are gathered in Denver this week because Colorado is helping to lead the way in clean energy. The state is among the leaders in installed solar capacity. It has had a renewable portfolio standard in place for many years. And it's a hub for clean energy manufacturers from GE to Vestas. Today, we want to talk about the importance of Congress taking action to

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Renewable and Recycled Energy Objective | Department of Energy  

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

Renewable and Recycled Energy Objective Renewable and Recycled Energy Objective Renewable and Recycled Energy Objective < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Municipal Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Savings Category Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Water Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Solar Wind Program Info State North Dakota Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider North Dakota Public Service Commission In March 2007, the North Dakota enacted legislation (H.B. 1506) establishing an ''objective'' that 10% of all retail electricity sold in the state be obtained from renewable energy and recycled energy by 2015. The objective must be measured by qualifying megawatt-hours (MWh) delivered at retail, or by credits purchased and retired to offset non-qualifying

408

Quantifying the Value that Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Provide  

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Quantifying the Value that Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Provide Quantifying the Value that Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Provide as a Hedge Against Volatile Natural Gas Price Speaker(s): Mark Bolinger Date: August 13, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Advocates of renewable energy and energy efficiency have long argued that such technologies can mitigate fuel price risk within a utility's generation portfolio. These arguments - made with renewed vigor in the wake of unprecedented natural gas and wholesale electricity price volatility during the winter of 2000/2001 - have mostly been qualitative in nature, however, with few attempts to actually quantify the price stability benefit that renewables and efficiency provide. In evaluating this benefit, it is important to recognize that alternative price hedging instruments are

409

DOE Launches New Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Advisory Committee  

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

Launches New Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Advisory Launches New Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Advisory Committee DOE Launches New Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Advisory Committee November 12, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the establishment of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Advisory Committee (ERAC). ERAC is a federal advisory committee whose members will report directly to the Secretary of Energy with advice on the portfolio of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). The 19 members selected have experience in a variety of sectors and will bring a range of technical expertise and perspectives to the committee. "We are fortunate to have such knowledgeable people volunteering their time and efforts to the Department's clean energy endeavors," said Secretary

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Portfolio 21 Investments | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Portfolio 21 Investments Portfolio 21 Investments Jump to: navigation, search Name Portfolio 21 Investments Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97209-3449 Product Global equity mutual fund committed to investing in a sustainable future. Coordinates 45.511795°, -122.675629° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.511795,"lon":-122.675629,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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NETL: 2013 Gasification Systems Project Portfolio  

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Reference Shelf > Project Portfolio Reference Shelf > Project Portfolio Gasification Systems 2013 Gasification Systems Project Portfolio Gasifier Optimization Gas Separation Gas Separation Gasifier Optimization Gasifier Optimization Gas Cleaning Gasifier Optimization Gas Cleaning Gas Separation U.S. Economic Competitiveness Gas Separation Gasifier Optimization U.S. Economic Competitiveness Gasifier Optimization U.S. Economic Competitiveness Gas Cleaning Gasifier Optimization Gas Cleaning Gasifier Optimization Gas Separation U.S. Economic Competitiveness Gas Separation U.S. Economic Competitiveness U.S. Economic Competitiveness Gas Cleaning Gas Cleaning Gas Separation Gas Cleaning Gas Separation Global Environmental Benefits Gas Separation Global Environmental Benefits Global Environmental Benefits Gas Cleaning Gas Separation Systems Analyses Global Environmental Benefits Gas Separation Systems Analyses Global Environmental Benefits Systems Analyses Global Environmental Benefits Gas Cleaning Systems Analyses Gas Cleaning Gas Separation Systems Analyses Systems Analyses Gas Cleaning Systems Analyses Systems Analyses Systems Analyses

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Generalized Integrands and Bond Portfolios: Pitfalls and Counter Examples  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We construct Zero-Coupon Bond markets driven by a cylindrical Brownian motion in which the notion of generalized portfolio has important flaws: There exist bounded smooth random variables with generalized hedging portfolios for which the price of their risky part is $+\\infty$ at each time. For these generalized portfolios, sequences of the prices of the risky part of approximating portfolios can be made to converges to any given extended real number in $[-\\infty, \\infty].$

Taflin, Erik

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Technology R&D Needs for Integrating High Penetrations of Variable Utility-Scale Renewable Power Sources into the Electric Power Inf rastructure  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While the North American electric energy resource portfolio continues to evolve, integrating large-scale renewable resources into the electric power infrastructure presents significant challenges. This is particularly true of variable renewable resources, such as wind and solar, which represent two of the most rapidly growing renewable resources being deployed. The root of this challenge lies in the inherent variability of wind and solar resources, which differentiates these from other renewable resource...

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

414

Natural gas contracts in efficient portfolios  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report addresses the {open_quotes}contracts portfolio{close_quotes} issue of natural gas contracts in support of the Domestic Natural Gas and Oil Initiative (DGOI) published by the U.S. Department of Energy in 1994. The analysis is a result of a collaborative effort with the Public Service Commission of the State of Maryland to consider {open_quotes}reforms that enhance the industry`s competitiveness{close_quotes}. The initial focus of our collaborative effort was on gas purchasing and contract portfolios; however, it became apparent that efficient contracting to purchase and use gas requires a broader consideration of regulatory reform. Efficient portfolios are obtained when the holder of the portfolio is affected by and is responsible for the performance of the portfolio. Natural gas distribution companies may prefer a diversity of contracts, but the efficient use of gas requires that the local distribution company be held accountable for its own purchases. Ultimate customers are affected by their own portfolios, which they manage efficiently by making their own choices. The objectives of the DGOI, particularly the efficient use of gas, can be achieved when customers have access to suppliers of gas and energy services under an improved regulatory framework. The evolution of the natural gas market during the last 15 years is described to account for the changing preferences toward gas contracts. Long-term contracts for natural gas were prevalent before the early 1980s, primarily because gas producers had few options other than to sell to a single pipeline company, and this pipeline company, in turn, was the only seller to a gas distribution company.

Sutherland, R.J.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

1 The Price Elasticity of Supply of Renewable Electricity Generation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Many states have adopted policies aimed at promoting the growth of renewable electricity within their state. The most salient of these policies is a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) which mandates that retail electricity providers purchase a predetermined fraction of their electricity from renewable sources. Renewable portfolio standards are a policy tool likely to persist for many decades due to the long term goals of many state RPSs and the likely creation of a federal RPS alongside any comprehensive climate change bill. However, there is little empirical evidence about the costs of these RPS policies. I take an instrumental variables approach to estimate the long-run price elasticity of supply of renewable generation. To instrument for the price paid to renewable generators I use the phased-in implementation of RPSs over time. Using this IV strategy, my preferred estimate of the supply elasticity is 2.7. This parameter allows me to measure the costs of carbon abatement in the electricity sector and to compare those costs with the costs of a broader based policy. Using my parameter estimates, I find that a policy to reduce the CO2 emissions in the northeastern US electricity sector by 2.5 % using only an RPS would cost at least six times more than the regional cap-and-trade system (Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative). The marginal cost of CO2 abatement is $12 using the most optimistic assumptions for an RPS compared to a marginal cost of abatement of $2 in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Erik Johnson; Erik Johnson

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Credit portfolio management using two-level particle swarm optimization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we propose a novel Two-level Particle Swarm Optimization (TLPSO) to solve the credit portfolio management problem. A two-date credit portfolio management model is considered. The objective of the manager is to minimize the maximum expected ... Keywords: Credit portfolio management, Genetic algorithm, Particle swarm optimization, Two-level particle swarm optimization

Fu-Qiang Lu, Min Huang, Wai-Ki Ching, Tak Kuen Siu

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Portfolio Manager | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Manager Manager Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder Technical documentation

418

NEW RENEWABLE FACILITIES PROGRAM  

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION NEW RENEWABLE FACILITIES PROGRAM GUIDEBOOK APRIL 2006 CEC-300 Director Heather Raitt Technical Director Renewable Energy Program Drake Johnson Office Manager Renewable Energy Office Valerie Hall Deputy Director Efficiency, Renewables, and Demand Analysis Division #12;These

419

RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE SOUTH: A Policy Brief  

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This working paper assesses the economic potential of renewable electricity generation in the South under alternative policy scenarios. Using a customized version of the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS), we examine the impact of 1) expanded and updated estimates of renewable resources, 2) a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), and 3) a Carbon-Constrained Future (CCF). Under the Expanded Renewables Scenario, renewable electricity generation doubles the output of the Reference forecast for the South. If a Federal RPS is imposed or the policies represented by our CCF scenario are implemented, we estimate that 15 % to 30 % of the Souths electricity could be generated from renewable sources. Among the renewable resources, wind, biomass, and hydro are anticipated to provide the most generation potential. As the integration of renewable sources expands through the modeled time horizon, wind gradually out-competes biomass in the renewable electricity market. Cost-effective customer-owned renewables could also contribute significantly to electricity generation by 2030 in the South, under supportive policies. 1

Marilyn A. Brown; Etan Gumerman; Youngsun Baek; Cullen Morris; Yu Wang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Renewable Energy 101 (Presentation)  

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Presentation given at the 2012 Department of Homeland Security Renewable Energy Roundtable as an introduction to renewable technologies and applications.

Walker, A.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs...  

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Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs for Public Policy Analysis Speaker(s): Douglas Hale Date: February 24, 2005 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar...

422

Natural Gas Utility Restructuring and Customer Choice Act (Montana)  

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

These regulations apply to natural gas utilities that have restructured in order to acquire rate-based facilities. The regulations address customer choice offerings by natural gas utilities, which...

423

Renewable Energy Price-Stability Benefits in Utility Green Power Programs  

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This paper examines utility experiences when offering the fixed-price benefits of renewable energy in green pricing programs, including the methods utilized and the impact on program participation. It focuses primarily on utility green pricing programs in states that have not undergone electric industry restructuring.

Bird, L. A.; Cory, K. S.; Swezey, B. G.

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Considerations for Distributed Renewables Integration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Unlike traditional forms of generation that are currently effective only as large concentrated facilities, wind and solar generation can be reasonably employed on a small scale. This fact, together with the dispersed nature of the underlying energy sources, leads to the potential for a future system that includes substantial distributed renewables generation. This report is one part in a portfolio of research discussing how utility communication systems, such as the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)...

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

425

Ambiguity in portfolio selection Georg Pflug  

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Ambiguity in portfolio selection Georg Pflug David Wozabal Abstract In this paper, we consider- cess, not just a single optimization task. It comprises of the selection of a statistical model the ambiguity in choosing the probability model and therefore is robust in following sense: The selected

Pflug, Georg

426

Biomass Project Developing a portfolio of sustainable  

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Landscape Biomass Project Field Day Developing a portfolio of sustainable bioenergy feedstock information View the project webpage at http://goo.gl/uUFyv For questions about the Landscape Biomass Field register at http://www.aep.iastate.edu/biomass by July 25, 2012.Thank you! #12;FEEL Uthe Farm Agronomy Farm

Beresnev, Igor

427

Biomass Project Developing a portfolio of sustainable  

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Landscape Biomass Project Field Day Developing a portfolio of sustainable bioenergy feedstock information View the project webpage at http://goo.gl/uUFyv For questions about the Landscape Biomass Field Please enter the farm on the west side off of Unicorn Ave near the "Landscape Biomass Project

Moore, Lisa Schulte

428

A state legislator looks at industry restructuring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The political challenges of addressing restructuring have caused many state legislators to shy away from the issue. With the start of the 1966 legislative year, 30 states were evaluating at least some aspect of the evolving competitive electric marketplace. Studies included open regulatory dockets (for example in Arizona and Kansas), pilot customer choice projects (such as in Ohio, MIchigan and New Hampshire), legislative studies and possible re-definition of state regulatory parameters (Kansas, Illinois and Florida), regulatory agency fact-finding (Iowa and Idaho) and development of intrastate electric pooling infrastructures (California). In addition, state actions reflect a commitment to competition at the retail level ranging from a call for determination of stranded-cost exposure for the state`s utilities (as in New York), calls for industry and public input on issues related to competition (Rhode Island, Maine, and Kansas) and the customer choice pilot projects. The range of issues and actions has been diverse, but most legislative and regulatory agency discussions have focused on easing market entry restrictions, price considerations and stranded investment by utilities. Many other significant issues must be addressed if an equitable distribution of potential competition benefits to all customer classes, regardless of geographic location, is to be achieved.

Sloan, T.

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Electricity, Renewables and Climate Change Draft Final Report  

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the authors. Discussion papers are research materials circulated by their authors for purposes of information and discussion. They have not necessarily undergone formal peer review or editorial treatment. Electricity, Renewables and Climate Change Karen Palmer and Dallas Burtraw The electricity sector is a major source of carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global climate change. Switching from fossil fuels to renewable fuels such as geothermal, biomass or wind would help to reduce carbon emissions from electricity generation. This research analyzes the costs and carbon emission consequences of three policies to promote the use of renewables to generate electricity: (1) a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) set at various levels between 5 and 20%, (2) a renewable energy production credit (REPC) in the form of a tax credit for wind and biomass and (3) a climate policy, which allocates carbon emission allowances to electricity generators, including renewables, on the basis of electricity generation. We find that the RPS raises electricity prices, lowers total generation, reduces gas-fired generation and lowers carbon emissions, with the size of these effects growing in the stringency of the portfolio standard. The regional effects of the RPS depend on the stringency of the policy. The REPC policy produces a large increase in renewables generation, but also produces a lower electricity price, which limits its effectiveness in reducing carbon emissions. The RPS policy appears to be more cost-effective than the REPC with respect to achieving both an increase in renewables generation and a drop in carbon emissions. However, depending on how emission allowances are allocated, a climate policy can be cost-effective at achieving reductions in carbon emissions and promoting renewables.

Karen Palmer; Dallas Burtraw

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

How Portfolio Manager calculates greenhouse gas emissions | ENERGY STAR  

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431

Type: Renewal  

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

1 INCITE Awards 1 INCITE Awards Type: Renewal Title: -Ab Initio Dynamical Simulations for the Prediction of Bulk Properties‖ Principal Investigator: Theresa Windus, Iowa State University Co-Investigators: Brett Bode, Iowa State University Graham Fletcher, Argonne National Laboratory Mark Gordon, Iowa State University Monica Lamm, Iowa State University Michael Schmidt, Iowa State University Scientific Discipline: Chemistry: Physical INCITE Allocation: 10,000,000 processor hours Site: Argonne National Laboratory Machine (Allocation): IBM Blue Gene/P (10,000,000 processor hours) Research Summary: This project uses high-quality electronic structure theory, statistical mechanical methods, and

432

Real Options Valuation of U.S. Federal Renewable Energy Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment  

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Research Conference on Electricity Industry Restructuring.Research Conference on Electricity Industry Restructuring,Research Conference on Electricity Industry Restructuring,

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Wiser, Ryan H.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

utilities hold portfolios of baseload, cycling and peakingfired plants, primarily baseload combined-cycle plants. In

Wolfram, Catherine

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Renewable Project Overview  

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

Project Overview Project Overview Federal Utility Partnership Working Group 5/6/09 Chandra Shah, NREL 303-384-7557, chandra.shah@nrel.gov National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future Presentation Overview Federal and utility renewable requirements Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) Western Area Power Administration Federal Renewable Program UESC and renewables * Participating in utility renewable programs - Opportunity Announcement process Renewable projects implemented using appropriations National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future Biomass Resource

435

Final report. Renewable energy and energy efficiency in Mexico: Barriers and opportunities  

SciTech Connect

The report describes the prospects for energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions reductions in Mexico, along with renewable energy potential. A methodology for developing emissions baselines is shown, in order to prepare project emissions reductions calculations. An application to the USIJI program was also prepared through this project, for a portfolio of energy efficiency projects.

Ashford, Mike

2000-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

436

Examination of the Regional Supply and Demand Balance for Renewable Electricity in the United States through 2015: Projecting from 2009 through 2015 (Revised)  

SciTech Connect

This report examines the balance between the demand and supply of new renewable electricity in the United States on a regional basis through 2015. It expands on a 2007 NREL study that assessed the supply and demand balance on a national basis. As with the earlier study, this analysis relies on estimates of renewable energy supplies compared to demand for renewable energy generation needed to meet existing state renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policies in 28 states, as well as demand by consumers who voluntarily purchase renewable energy. However, it does not address demand by utilities that may procure cost-effective renewables through an integrated resource planning process or otherwise.

Bird, L.; Hurlbut, D.; Donohoo, P.; Cory, K.; Kreycik, C.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Guide to Purchasing Green Power: Renewable Electricity, Renewable...  

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Guide to Purchasing Green Power: Renewable Electricity, Renewable Energy Certificates and On-Site Renewable Generation Title Guide to Purchasing Green Power: Renewable Electricity,...

438

DOE Tribal Renewable Energy Series Webinar: Renewable Energy...  

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

Tribal Renewable Energy Series Webinar: Renewable Energy Market Update DOE Tribal Renewable Energy Series Webinar: Renewable Energy Market Update January 29, 2014 11:00AM EST...

439

Industrial Applications of Renewable Resources  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Archive of Industrial Applications of Renewable Resources Industrial Applications of Renewable Resources Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Industrial Applications of Renewable Resources ...

440

PPC Renewables | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Twitter icon PPC Renewables Jump to: navigation, search Name PPC Renewables Place Greece Sector Renewable Energy Product The renewables division of Public Power Corp. of...

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441

Delta Hedging Energy Portfolios: An Exploratory Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Delta hedging is widely used by risk managers in commodity markets because of its effectiveness and ease of use. The technique also is used in electricity markets but needs to be further adapted to account for their specificity. Given the extreme volatility of electricity prices, even a portfolio whose lifetime value is perfectly hedged may still yield large and potentially fatal cash-flow swings in the short term. Thus, risk managers must implement hedging strategies with multiple, if not contradictory,...

2005-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

442

New Evidence on Taxes and Portfolio Choices  

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liberalization, declining information costs, attraction of employer-sponsored retirement accounts (such as 401Ks in the U.S) and introduction of tax advantaged investment tools (such as registered education saving accounts in Canada) are among the explanations... to the household member with lower labor earnings. This advantage does not exist in systems of joint taxation, as in the United States. Thus in Canada (and other countries with individual taxation) it is possible to study the effect of MTR on portfolio allocation...

Alan, Sule; Atalay, Kadir; Crossley, Thomas F; Jeon, Sung-Hee

443

Comonotonic approximations for optimal portfolio selection problems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate multiperiod portfolio selection problems in a Black & Scholes type market where a basket of 1 riskfree and m risky securities are traded continuously. We look for the optimal allocation of wealth within the class of constant mix portfolios. First, we consider the portfolio selection problem of a decision maker who invests money at predetermined points in time in order to obtain a target capital at the end of the time period under consideration. A second problem concerns a decision maker who invests some amount of money (the initial wealth or provision) in order to be able to fullfil a series of future consumptions or payment obligations. Several optimality criteria and their interpretation within Yaaris dual theory of choice under risk are presented. For both selection problems, we propose accurate approximations based on the concept of comonotonicity, as studied in Dhaene, Denuit, Goovaerts, Kaas & Vyncke (2002 a,b). Our analytical approach avoids simulation, and hence reduces the computing effort drastically. 1

J. Dhaene; S. Vanduffel; M. J. Goovaerts; R. Kaas; D. Vyncke

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Balancing Cost and Risk: The Treatment of Renewable Energy in Western Utility Resource Plans  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Markets for renewable energy have historically been motivated primarily by policy efforts, but a less widely recognized driver is poised to also play a major role in the coming years: utility integrated resource planning (IRP). Resource planning has re-emerged in recent years as an important tool for utilities and regulators, particularly in regions where retail competition has failed to take root. In the western United States, the most recent resource plans contemplate a significant amount of renewable energy additions. These planned additions--primarily coming from wind power--are motivated by the improved economics of wind power, a growing acceptance of wind by electric utilities, and an increasing recognition of the inherent risks (e.g., natural gas price risk, environmental compliance risk) in fossil-based generation portfolios. This report examines how twelve western utilities treat renewable energy in their recent resource plans. In aggregate, these utilities supply approximately half of all electricity demand in the western United States. Our purpose is twofold: (1) to highlight the growing importance of utility IRP as a current and future driver of renewable energy, and (2) to identify methodological/modeling issues, and suggest possible improvements to methods used to evaluate renewable energy as a resource option. Here we summarize the key findings of the report, beginning with a discussion of the planned renewable energy additions called for by the twelve utilities, an overview of how these plans incorporated renewables into candidate portfolios, and a review of the specific technology cost and performance assumptions they made, primarily for wind power. We then turn to the utilities' analysis of natural gas price and environmental compliance risks, and examine how the utilities traded off portfolio cost and risk in selecting a preferred portfolio.

Bolinger, Mark; Wiser, Ryan

2005-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

445

NEW RENEWABLE FACILITIES PROGRAM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION ` NEW RENEWABLE FACILITIES PROGRAM GUIDEBOOK March 2007 CEC-300 Executive Director Heather Raitt Technical Director RENEWABLE ENERGY OFFICE CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION Jeffrey D. Byron B.B. Executive Director Heather Raitt Technical Director RENEWABLE ENERGY OFFICE Mark

446

Value of storage with increased renewable penetration.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The problem statement for this project is: (1) Renewable energy portfolio standards - (a) high penetration of intermittent and variable renewable generation on the grid, (b) utilities constrained by NERC Control Performance Standards, (c) requires additional resources to match generation with load; and (2) mitigation of impacts with energy storage - at what level of renewable penetration does energy storage become an attractive value proposition. Use a simplified, yet robust dispatch model that: (a) incorporates New Mexico Balance Area load and wind generation data, (b) distributes the load among a suite of generators, (c) quantifies increased generation costs with increased penetration of intermittent and variable renewable generation - fuel, startup, shut down, ramping, standby, etc., (d) tracks and quantifies NERC pentalties and violations, and (e) quantifies storage costs. Dispatch model has been constructed and it: (a) accurately distributes a load among a suite of generators, (b) quantifies duty cycle metrics for each of the generators - cumulative energy production, ramping and non ramping duration, spinning reserves, number of start-ups, and shut down durations, etc., (c) quantifies energy exchanges - cumulative exchanges, duration, and number of exchanges, (d) tracks ACE violations.

Brainard, James Robert; Roach, Jesse Dillon

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring  

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Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies of RTOs Title Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies of RTOs Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number lbnl-62571 Year of Publication 2006 Authors Eto, Joseph H., Douglas R. Hale, and Bernard C. Lesieutre Journal The Electricity Journal Volume 19 Start Page 50 Issue 10 Date Published 12/2006 Type of Article Journal Keywords electricity markets, electricity markets and policy group Abstract Definitive assessment of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission policies on regional transmission organizations is not currently possible because of uncertainties in the data and methods used in recent benefit-cost studies as well as lack of investigation of key impacts of the formation of RTOs.

448

Electric Industry Restructuring in Five States: Final Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The electric industry in the United States is undergoing fundamental changes; it is transitioning from regulated monopolies to competitive markets offering customer choice. In this process, the states have been in the forefront of considering the changes in the industry structure and regulation. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) spearheaded a project on electric restructuring in the United States. This is the final report prepared under the project. The purpose of the report is to describe and compare the overall restructuring processes that took place in five states through June 30, 1996. The five states are California, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, and Wisconsin. These are the first major states to consider restructuring or retail wheeling.

Fang, J. M.

1996-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

449

Renewable Energy Loan Programs  

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Renewable Energy Loan Programs Title Renewable Energy Loan Programs Publication Type Case Study Year of Publication 2002 Authors Bolinger, Mark, and Kevin Porter Secondary Title...

450

Renewable Energy Innovations  

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applying our expertise in chemical and materials science to provide innovations in renewable energy generation, storage, and use. 4 08 FACT SHEET Renewable Energy Innovations 4...

451

EIA Energy Kids - Renewable  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Renewable energy sources including biomass, hydropower, geothermal, wind, and solar provide 8% of the energy used in the United States. Most renewable energy goes to ...

452

Saving Opportunities in the Restructured Texas Electric Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper will discuss the opportunities available to businesses, industries, and public entities in the restructured electric market in Texas. We will provide a case study of the demand side and supply side options that have been used by the City of Farmers Branch to optimize their savings and comply with Senate Bill 5. The paper will also discuss the experiences, future opportunities and obstacles that can be used by customer groups to increase their savings through load profile shaping and load management. These and other methods of involving public and private entities in the restructured Texas market will be covered.

Smolen, P.; Fox, M.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

List of Portfolio Manager property types, definitions, and use details |  

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List of Portfolio Manager property types, definitions, and use List of Portfolio Manager property types, definitions, and use details Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources

454

What's new in Portfolio Manager | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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What's new in Portfolio Manager What's new in Portfolio Manager Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder

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Full list of Portfolio Manager custom reporting metrics | ENERGY STAR  

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456

Learn how Portfolio Manager helps you save | ENERGY STAR  

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you save energy, save money ... and save the environment. Manage energy and water consumption for any building You can use Portfolio Manager to manage the energy and water...

457

How Portfolio Manager calculates greenhouse gas emissions | ENERGY...  

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methane, and nitrous oxide) from on-site fuel combustion and purchased electricity and district heating and cooling. Portfolio Manager also enables tracking of avoided emissions...

458

ITP Energy Intensive Processes: Energy-Intensive Processes Portfolio...  

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

for energy-Intensive Processes (eIP) addresses the top technology opportunities to save energy and reduce carbon emissions across the industrial sector. the portfolio focuses the...

459

How to get data out of Portfolio Manager | ENERGY STAR  

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Quick Links Portfolio Manager Target Finder Plant EPIs Commercial Food Service About ENERGY STAR Partner Resources You are here Home Buildings & Plants How to get data...

460

List of Organizations that Exchange Data with Portfolio Manager...  

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gas emissions. Click here for the ENERGY STAR List of Organizations that Exchange Data with Portfolio Manager. Energy Efficient Products Learn about ENERGY STAR Products...

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461

Optimisation of physical and financial power purchase portfolios  

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78. Gn2001. Gnther St (2001) Portfolio und Fahrplanmanagment. In: VDI Berichte. 1647 IT-Lsungen fr die Energiewirtschaft in liberalisierten Mrkten,.

462

List of Portfolio Manager property types, definitions, and use...  

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types, definitions, and use details Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new...

463

A framework for the architecting of aerospace systems portfolios with commonality  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(cont.) The framework was applied to three case studies: commonality analysis for a portfolio of future and legacy exploration life support systems, for the historical Saturn launch vehicle portfolio, and for a portfolio ...

Hofstetter, Wilfried Konstantin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

assessment of the electricity industrys evolution. To aidsome aspects of electricity industry restructuring throughbegan restructuring the U.S. electricity industry in 1996 by

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Illinois New Mexico Co-firing Eligible c Californiad Maine d Wisconsin Co-firing Ineligible Texas Nothe SBC c Eligibility of co-firing under consideration in

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

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2012 New Mexico Pennsylvania Texas Wisconsin 5% of energy toenergy crops, animal manure, crop residues, and wastewater sludge to receive the funds. New MexicoEnergy Pilot Fund mostly focused on solar; one utility has proposal for small wind program. New Mexico

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Has Restructuring Improved Operating Efficiency at U.S. Electricity Generating Plants?  

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States N Distribution Transmission Generation RestructuringStates N Distribution Transmission Generation Restructuringof generation, transmission, and distribution services, we

Fabrizio, Kira; Rose, Nancy; Wolfram, Catherine

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Portland General Electric Company Renewable Energy RFP , Deadline Sept 28, 2001  

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Portland General Electric Company Portland General Electric Company REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Issued: August 22, 2001 INTRODUCTION Portland General Electric Company (PGE) is requesting bid proposals for retail marketing services and renewable power or tradable renewable credits (TRCs) sufficient to meet the needs of PGE customer enrollments for the period from March 1, 2002 to December 31, 2003. Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on September 28, 2001. Pursuant to the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC) adoption of Portfolio Options contained in ORS 757.603(2), OAR 860-038-0220 (refer to OPUC Order 01-337 at http://www.puc.state.or.us/orders/2001ords/01-337.pdf.) PGE is seeking to purchase Marketing Services and Renewable Energy or TRCs in support of the Company's portfolio option offers of

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Public Benefits Funds for Renewables and Efficiency | Department of Energy  

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

Public Benefits Funds for Renewables and Efficiency Public Benefits Funds for Renewables and Efficiency Public Benefits Funds for Renewables and Efficiency < Back Eligibility Commercial General Public/Consumer Industrial Institutional Residential Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State California Program Type Public Benefits Fund Provider California Public Utilities Commission California's 1996 electric industry restructuring legislation ([http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/95-96/bill/asm/ab_1851-1900/ab_1890_bill_9... AB 1890]) directed the state's three major investor-owned utilities (Southern California Edison, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and San Diego Gas and Electric) to collect a "public goods charge" (PGC) on

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Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust MRET | Open Energy Information  

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Trust MRET Trust MRET Jump to: navigation, search Name Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust (MRET) Place Westborough, Massachusetts Zip MA 01581 Sector Renewable Energy Product USD 150m umbrella programme set up by the Legislature in 1998 to promote electric utility industry restructuring and the development of renewable energy in Massachusetts. Coordinates 42.283096°, -71.600318° 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":42.283096,"lon":-71.600318,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The Potential for Supply-Following Loads to Enable Deep Renewables  

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Potential for Supply-Following Loads to Enable Deep Renewables Potential for Supply-Following Loads to Enable Deep Renewables Penetration in Electricity Grids Speaker(s): Jay Taneja Date: February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm Location: 90-1099 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Rich Brown Driven by renewables portfolio standards and other high-level policy directives, renewable electricity generation is being phased in to the electrical grid at an unprecedented rate, and primarily displacing traditional fossil fuel-powered sources. Most electricity generation by renewables is non-dispatchable, meaning that it often fluctuates unpredictably and cannot be scheduled or shifted. This makes matching supply and demand to ensure electrical reliability a fundamentally new challenge as the proportion of renewable sources increases. To overcome

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ENDOWING CITIZENS WITH A PORTFOLIO OF STATE-SPONSORED ENTERPRISES FOR EFFICIENT AND EQUITABLE PRIVATIZATION  

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This paper discusses a portfolio endowment policy as an alternative to conventional privatization policies. The portfolio endowment policy endows each citizen with a ...

Hartnett, William

2003-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

473

Overview of EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager: A Tool to Measure...  

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

Overview of EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager: A Tool to Measure and Track Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Overview of EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager: A Tool...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - PortfolioManager_Webinar_4Feb10_Updated  

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questions on benchmarking and Portfolio Manager 4 Training Objectives Review C&W procedures for tracking energy and water consumption using Portfolio Manager in support of...

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Profiles in renewable energy: Case studies of successful utility-sector projects  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

As considerations of fuel diversity, environmental concerns, and market uncertainties are increasingly factored into electric utility resource planning, renewable energy technologies are beginning to find their place in the utility resource portfolio. This document profiles 10 renewable energy projects, utilizing six different renewable resources, that were built in the US throughout the 1980s. The resources include: biomass, geothermal, hydropower, photovoltaics, solar thermal, and wind. For each project, the factors that were key to its success and the development issues that it faced are discussed, as are the project`s cost, performance, and environmental impacts and benefits.

Anson, S.; Sinclair, K.; Swezey, B.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future ponsorship Format Reversed Color:White rtical Format Reversed-A ertical Format Reversed-B National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Alternative/Renewable Energy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Alternative/Renewable Energy. Building Integration with Smart Grid. Building Integration with Smart Grid Project. Embedded ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Challenges of electric power industry restructuring for fuel suppliers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to provide an assessment of the changes in other energy industries that could occur as the result of restructuring in the electric power industry. This report is prepared for a wide audience, including Congress, Federal and State agencies, the electric power industry, and the general public. 28 figs., 25 tabs.

NONE

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transmission Management in the Aftermath of Electricity Restructuring in Turkey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In moving toward restructuring, transmission expansion planning is a major challenge. The authors offer a general perspective on TEP issues, then address the specific challenges in Turkey and propose several strategies toward managing physical and financial risks in that country. (author)

Tor, Osman Bulent; Shahidehpour, Mohammad

2006-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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THE EFFICIENCY OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN THE US AFTER RESTRUCTURING  

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segments of the electricity industry, such as transmission and distribution, which are likely to remainTHE EFFICIENCY OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN THE US AFTER RESTRUCTURING Catherine Wolfram· UC Berkeley, NBER and UCEI June 2003 · Prepared for the 2003 Electricity Deregulation Conference at Bush

Sadoulet, Elisabeth

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Free trade and freer petchems drive Mexican restructuring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When Mexico first opened up its protected markets in 1987 by cutting import tariffs, it thrust the chemical industry into a phase of change. Now, with the advent of the North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA) and the liberalization of petrochemicals by state oil group Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), restructuring has moved up a gear.

Wood, A.

1992-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

482

Renewable Energy Evaluation Tools  

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

RENEWABLE ENERGY RENEWABLE ENERGY EVALUATION TOOLS Andy Walker, PhD PE Principal Engineer, NREL Renewable Energy Round Table May 2, 2012 2 TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT AND SCREENING TOOLS WE USE IN OUR PROJECTS Campus/Base Assessments INFRASTRUCTURE BUILDINGS ASSESSMENT RENEWABLE SUPPLY SIDE VEHICLES & TOOLS Campus/Base Assessments INFRASTRUCTURE BUILDINGS ASSESSMENT RENEWABLE SUPPLY SIDE VEHICLES & TOOLS 9 9 Renewable Energy Technologies Photovoltaics Daylighting Biomass Heat/Power Concentrating Solar Heat/Power Solar Vent Air Preheat Solar Water Heating Wind Power Ground Source Heat Pump Landfill Gas 10 10 Renewable Energy Resources Geographical Information System (GIS) Datasets * NREL Datasets (http://www.nrel.gov/gis/) - solar radiation 10x10 km grid

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Crosscutting Research Sensors and Controls Project Portfolio  

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CROSSCUTTING CROSSCUTTING RESEARCH PROGRAM The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) Crosscutting Research Program is an applied research effort with a multi-disciplinary approach aimed at addressing barriers to clean fossil energy-based power generation and fosters breakthrough concepts that offer the potential to result in a step change improvement over current technology. Crosscutting Research's mission space is bound by investments in innovative sensor and control technology, advanced materials, revolutionary modeling and simulation tools, and university training and research that promote the education of students at U.S. universities and colleges. Crosscutting Research Sensors and Controls Project Portfolio the ENERGY lab NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY

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Optimal Guaranteed Return Portfolios and the Casino Effect  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we address the problem of determining optimal portfolios that may include options in a framework of return maximization with risk constraints relative to a benchmark, as well as in terms of absolute returns. The model we propose allows ... Keywords: Downside risk, Linear programming, Options, Portfolio optimization

Cees Dert; Bart Oldenkamp

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Prioritizing a Portfolio of Information Technology Investment Projects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Indranil Bardhan; Ryan Sougstad

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Value of Storage with Increased Penetration of Renewable Generation  

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

of Storage with of Storage with Increased Renewable Penetration Presenter: Jim Brainard Jesse Roach Sandia National Laboratories Energy Infrastructure and DER John Boyes (Manager) Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. Funded in part by the Energy Storage Systems Program of the U.S. Department Of Energy through Sandia National Laboratories Problem Statement  Renewable energy portfolio standards - High penetration of intermittent and variable renewable generation on the grid - Utilities constrained by NERC Control Performance Standards - Requires additional resources to match

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Role of Energy Storage with Renewable Electricity Generation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, have vast potential to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions in the electric sector. Climate change concerns, state initiatives including renewable portfolio standards, and consumer efforts are resulting in increased deployments of both technologies. Both solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy have variable and uncertain (sometimes referred to as intermittent) output, which are unlike the dispatchable sources used for the majority of electricity generation in the United States. The variability of these sources has led to concerns regarding the reliability of an electric grid that derives a large fraction of its energy from these sources as well as the cost of reliably integrating large amounts of variable generation into the electric grid. In this report, we explore the role of energy storage in the electricity grid, focusing on the effects of large-scale deployment of variable renewable sources (primarily wind and solar energy).

Denholm, P.; Ela, E.; Kirby, B.; Milligan, M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation | Department  

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

Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Portfolio-Based Planning Process for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation October 7, 2013 - 10:10am Addthis The portfolio-based planning process for greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation offers an approach to: Evaluating the GHG reduction potential at the site, program, and agency level Identifying strategies for reducing those emissions Prioritizing activities to achieve both GHG reduction and cost objectives. Portfolio-based management for GHG mitigation helps agencies move from "peanut-butter-spreading" obligations for meeting GHG reduction targets evenly across all agency operating units to strategic planning of GHG reduction activities based on each operating unit's potential and cost to reduce emissions. The result of this prioritization will lay the foundation

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Service Providers That Exchange Data with Portfolio Manager via Web  

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Service Providers That Exchange Data with Portfolio Manager via Service Providers That Exchange Data with Portfolio Manager via Web Services Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training Service Providers That Exchange Data with Portfolio Manager via Web Services The companies listed below use EPA's Portfolio Manager web services to deliver ENERGY STAR energy performance scores and metrics as part of their

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How to Respond to data Requests in Portfolio Manager  

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"How To" Series How to Respond to Data Requests in Portfolio Manager ® EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool helps you measure and track the energy use, water use, and greenhouse gas emissions of your properties, all in a secure online environment. You can use the results to identify under-performing buildings, set investment priorities, verify efficiency improvements, and receive EPA recognition for superior energy performance. Portfolio Manager provides the ability for organizations wishing to collect data from a variety of individuals to develop and use a custom Data Request within Portfolio Manager. You may receive Data Requests from other users or organizations to provide property or portfolio data as part of a program or initiative. Each request includes a

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Efficient multi-energy generation portfolios for the future  

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This paper introduces the application of mean-variance portfolio theory to portfolios generating multiple forms of energy such as electricity, heating or cooling power. Portfolio theory has already been successfully applied to several cases of electricity generation planning. A general extension of this method to an arbitrary number of output energies will be developed in this paper. Instead of calculating means and variances from time series of historical data- as it is commonly done- a set of several possible scenarios is used. By this means, the model allows to appropriately take into account uncertainties about future developments, which may be able to alter the economic performance of the considered generation technologies. In order to illustrate the proposed method, the model is applied to a portfolio of distributed electricity and heat generation technologies. In so doing, it is shown how efficient risk-return combinations for multi-energy generation portfolios can be determined. 1

Florian Kienzle; Gran Andersson

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Property:RenewableFuelStandard/RenewableBiofuel | Open Energy Information  

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RenewableBiofuel RenewableBiofuel Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Number. Pages using the property "RenewableFuelStandard/RenewableBiofuel" Showing 15 pages using this property. R Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 12.6 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 15 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 13.2 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 15 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 13.8 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 15 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 14.4 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 9 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 15 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 15 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 10.5 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 15 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 15 + Renewable Fuel Standard Schedule + 12 +

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Community Renewable Energy Deployment Success Stories: Financing...  

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

Community Renewable Energy Deployment Success Stories: Financing Renewable Energy Projects Webinar Community Renewable Energy Deployment Success Stories: Financing Renewable Energy...

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Role of Renewable Energy Certificates in Developing New Renewable...  

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Renewable Energy Certificates in Developing New Renewable Energy Projects Edward Holt Ed Holt & Associates, Inc. Jenny Sumner and Lori Bird National Renewable Energy Laboratory...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATES  

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5, 2005 5, 2005 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATES Issued by: World Resources Institute on behalf of corporate partners in the GREEN POWER MARKET DEVELOPMENT GROUP BACKGROUND Convened in 2000 by the World Resources Institute, the Green Power Market Development Group is a unique commercial and industrial partnership dedicated to building corporate markets for green power. The Group is transforming energy markets to enable corporate buyers to diversify their energy portfolios and reduce their impact on climate change. Group partners are Alcoa Inc., Delphi Corporation, the Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, FedEx Kinko's, General Motors, IBM, Interface, Johnson & Johnson, NatureWorks LLC, Pitney Bowes, Staples, and Starbucks Coffee Company. More information is available at

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Renewable energy annual 1996  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report presents summary data on renewable energy consumption, the status of each of the primary renewable technologies, a profile of each of the associated industries, an analysis of topical issues related to renewable energy, and information on renewable energy projects worldwide. It is the second in a series of annual reports on renewable energy. The renewable energy resources included in the report are biomass (wood and ethanol); municipal solid waste, including waste-to-energy and landfill gas; geothermal; wind; and solar energy, including solar thermal and photovoltaic. The report also includes various appendices and a glossary.

NONE

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alaska's renewable energy potential.  

SciTech Connect

This paper delivers a brief survey of renewable energy technologies applicable to Alaska's climate, latitude, geography, and geology. We first identify Alaska's natural renewable energy resources and which renewable energy technologies would be most productive. e survey the current state of renewable energy technologies and research efforts within the U.S. and, where appropriate, internationally. We also present information on the current state of Alaska's renewable energy assets, incentives, and commercial enterprises. Finally, we escribe places where research efforts at Sandia National Laboratories could assist the state of Alaska with its renewable energy technology investment efforts.

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2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Essays in asset pricing and portfolio choice  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the ?rst essay, I decompose in?ation risk into (i) a part that is correlated with real returns on the market portfolio and factors that determine investors preferences and investment opportunities and (ii) a residual part. I show that only the ?rst part earns a risk premium. All nominal Treasury bonds, including the nominal money-market account, are equally exposed to the residual part except in?ation-protected Treasury bonds, which provide a means to hedge it. Every investor should put 100% of his wealth in the market portfolio and in?ation-protected Treasury bonds and hold a zero-investment portfolio of nominal Treasury bonds and the nominal money market account. In the second essay, I solve the dynamic asset allocation problem of ?nite lived, constant relative risk averse investors who face in?ation risk and can invest in cash, nominal bonds, equity, and in?ation-protected bonds when the investment opportunityset is determined by the expected in?ation rate. I estimate the model with nominal bond, in?ation, and stock market data and show that if expected in?ation increases, then investors should substitute in?ation-protected bonds for stocks and they should borrow cash to buy long-term nominal bonds. In the lastessay, I discuss how heterogeneity in preferences among investors withexternal non-addictive habit forming preferences a?ects the equilibrium nominal term structure of interest rates in a pure continuous time exchange economy and complete securities markets. Aggregate real consumption growth and in?ation are exogenously speci?ed and contain stochastic components thata?ect their means andvolatilities. There are two classes of investors who have external habit forming preferences and di?erent localcurvatures oftheir utility functions. The e?ects of time varying risk aversion and di?erent in?ation regimes on the nominal short rate and the nominal market price of risk are explored, and simple formulas for nominal bonds, real bonds, and in?ation risk premia that can be numerically evaluated using Monte Carlo simulation techniques are provided.

Illeditsch, Philipp Karl

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Photon Science for Renewable Energy  

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Photon Science for renewable Energy at Light-Sourceour planet. The quest for renewable, nonpolluting sources ofa global revolution in renewable and carbon- neutral energy

Hussain, Zahid

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Basics: Renewable Energy Technologies  

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

Energy Basics Renewable Energy Printable Version Share this resource Biomass Geothermal Hydrogen Hydropower Ocean Solar Wind Renewable Energy Technologies Renewable energy...