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SRI'99  

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11th U.S. National Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Conference (SRI'99) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Stanford, California USA October 13-15, 1999 hosted.jpg...

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SRI2013 | Registration  

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... fee for the SRI 2013 Conference (Wed - Fri) is $395, and includes participation in all of the sessions, coffee breaks, 2 lunches, banquet (Thu) and ...

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SRI-CAT  

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Home Advanced Photon Source Advanced Photon Source User Activity Report SRI-CAT, Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team 1-BM A high-energy...

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SRI Proprietary SOFC PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT  

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CAPTURE FROM IGCC GAS STREAMS USING THE AC-ABC PROCESS Project Kick-off Meeting National Energy Technology Laboratory Pittsburgh, PA November 12, 2009 2 SRI International ...

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SRI Proprietary SOFC PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT  

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Novel Carbon Sorbents for Carbon Dioxide Capture 2013 NETL CO 2 Capture Technology Meeting July 8-11, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA. 2 Project Overview Participants: SRI...

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IPT SRI Cogeneration Inc | Open Energy Information  

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IPT SRI Cogeneration Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name IPT SRI Cogeneration Inc Place California Utility Id 9297 References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 -...

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Sri Lanka | OpenEI  

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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): 50 m wind power density (W/m2) maps of Sri Lanka (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka, with supplemental information on political boundaries, transmission lines, roads, and terrain relief. Source NREL Date Released June 30th, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords GEF GIS maps NREL Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP wind Data application/zip icon Download Maps (zip, 799.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset

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OpenEI - Sri Lanka  

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http:en.openei.orgdatasetstaxonomyterm2690 en Wind: wind power density maps at 50 m above ground and 400m resolution for Sri Lanka from NREL http:en.openei.orgdatasets...

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Data:46fe577e-4e43-463b-ad15-a65bb2e0edef | Open Energy Information  

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77e-4e43-463b-ad15-a65bb2e0edef 77e-4e43-463b-ad15-a65bb2e0edef No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic Information 2. Demand 3. Energy << Previous 1 2 3 Next >> Basic Information Utility name: Manitowoc Public Utilities Effective date: 2009/06/01 End date if known: Rate name: Cp-3 Large Power Time-of-Day Service(<6000volts) Primary Metering and Transformer Ownership Discount with Parallel Generation(20kW or less) Sector: Industrial Description: Power Cost Adjustment Clause - All metered rates shall be subject to a positive or negative power cost adjustment charge equivalent to the amount by which the current cost of power (per kilowatt-hour of sales) is greater or lesser than the base cost of power purchased (per kilowatt-hour of sales). The base cost of power (U) is $0.0361 per kilowatt-hour.

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Data:50a9e8f0-ad15-46f7-899e-a6a8393df891 | Open Energy Information  

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f0-ad15-46f7-899e-a6a8393df891 f0-ad15-46f7-899e-a6a8393df891 No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic Information 2. Demand 3. Energy << Previous 1 2 3 Next >> Basic Information Utility name: Village of Mazomanie, Wisconsin (Utility Company) Effective date: 2006/06/15 End date if known: Rate name: Ms-1 Street Lighting Service Ornamental 100 W HPS Sector: Lighting Description: Power Cost Adjustment Clause - All metered rates shall be subject to a positive or negative power cost adjustment charge equivalent to the amount by which the current cost of power (per kilowatt-hour of sales) is greater or lesser than the base cost of power purchased (per kilowatt-hour of sales). The base cost of power (U) is $0.0574 per kilowatt-hour.

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SRI Proprietary SOFC PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT  

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Novel Carbon Sorbents Novel Carbon Sorbents for Carbon Dioxide Capture 2013 NETL CO 2 Capture Technology Meeting July 8-11, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA. 2 Project Overview  Participants:  SRI International, Menlo Park, CA  ATMI, Inc., Danbury, CT  National Carbon Capture Center  University of Toledo, OH  DOE-National Energy Technology Center  Period of Performance:  10-1-2008 through 11-30-2013  Funding:  U.S.: Department of Energy: $1.95 million  Cost share: $0.6 million  Total: $2.65 million 3 Project Objectives  Validate the performance of novel carbon sorbents for CO 2 capture on a bench-scale system for post-combustion applications.  Perform parametric experiments to determine the optimum operating conditions.  Evaluate the technical and economic viability

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Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) Calculation Worksheet SRI-WS Computer Generated Form  

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Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) Calculation Worksheet SRI-WS Computer Generated Form Date: Climate Roof) Roofing products with high solar reflectance and thermal emittance are referred to as "Cool Roof hot, light-colored surfaces reflect solar energy and stay cooler. However, high emittance is also

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design design Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Poll design Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Dc 17 Sep 2013 - 12:39 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng

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citing citing Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry citing New Robust References! Jweers 1 8 Aug 2013 - 08:12 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load)

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dataset dataset Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry dataset Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Data Now Available on OpenEI! Sfomail 17 May 2013 - 12:03 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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content content Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry content How to create formatted blocks to hold OpenEI wiki content Rmckeel 25 Jun 2013 - 07:39 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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csp land use csp land use Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry csp land use Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI Sfomail 25 Jun 2013 - 12:10 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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ask queries ask queries Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry ask queries Multicolor Maps from Compound Queries Jweers 16 May 2013 - 14:22 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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compound queries compound queries Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry compound queries Multicolor Maps from Compound Queries Jweers 16 May 2013 - 14:22 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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comfort comfort Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Poll comfort Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Dc 17 Sep 2013 - 12:39 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne

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American Clean Skies Foundation American Clean Skies Foundation Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry American Clean Skies Foundation Nominations open for $250,000 Multimedia Clean Energy prizes Graham7781 2 Oct 2012 - 13:01 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne

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CES CES Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry CES The Consumer Electronics Show round-up Graham7781 23 Jan 2013 - 13:57 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load)

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consumer behavior consumer behavior Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry consumer behavior Public Perception of 13 Different Energy Topics analyzed in new Study Graham7781 27 Dec 2012 - 14:27 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load)

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datasets datasets Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry datasets Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Data Now Available on OpenEI! Sfomail 17 May 2013 - 12:03 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load)

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citation citation Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry citation New Robust References! Jweers 1 8 Aug 2013 - 08:12 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load)

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commercial load commercial load Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry commercial load Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Data Now Available on OpenEI! Sfomail 2 2 Dec 2013 - 08:35 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load)

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Groups Groups Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds Share your own status updates, and follow the updates & activities of others by creating your own account. Or, remember to log in If you already have an account. Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781

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OpenEI Community Central | OpenEI Community  

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climate change climate change Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry climate change U.S. Global Change Research Program publishes "National Climate Assessment" report for United States Graham7781 18 Jan 2013 - 15:46 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7

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acres acres Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry acres Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI Sfomail 25 Jun 2013 - 12:10 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load)

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Apps Apps Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Discussion Apps 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas Rmckeel 1 22 May 2013 - 08:23 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt Ads15 Sri sri NielsHeeserNielsen Marklane Noorie Jaybot Ayorabi Aakon7 Manulator Payne Wzeng Graham7781 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load)

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Sri Lanka: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Sri Lanka: Energy Resources Sri Lanka: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"390px","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":7,"lon":81,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Hema Sri Power Projects Ltd HSPPL | Open Energy Information  

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Place Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India Sector Biomass Product Setting up biomass and waste-to-energy power projects. References Hema Sri Power Projects Ltd. (HSPPL)1...

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Technical Report - Sri Lanka and the Maldives Wind Energy Resource  

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Sri Lanka and the Maldives Wind Energy Resource Assessment (Abstract):This document describes the development of detailed high-resolution (1 km2) wind energy...

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Sri Shadi Lal Enterprise Ltd SSLE | Open Energy Information  

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Shadi Lal Enterprise Ltd SSLE Shadi Lal Enterprise Ltd SSLE Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Shadi Lal Enterprise Ltd. (SSLE) Place New Delhi, Delhi (NCT), India Zip 110 001 Sector Biomass Product Delhi-based biomass project developer. References Sri Shadi Lal Enterprise Ltd. (SSLE)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Sri Shadi Lal Enterprise Ltd. (SSLE) is a company located in New Delhi, Delhi (NCT), India . References ↑ "Sri Shadi Lal Enterprise Ltd. (SSLE)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Sri_Shadi_Lal_Enterprise_Ltd_SSLE&oldid=351644" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes

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OTEC thermal resource report for Sri Lanka  

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The water surrounding the island of Sri Lanka has a temperature difference resource which is more than adequate for potential OTEC use. The temperature resource was examined between 5--10/sup 0/ North latitude and 78--83/sup 0/ East longitude. This area includes the surrounding waters on all sides of Sri Lanka. There is a large area north and northwest of the island where there is insufficient depth to provide the needed cold water supply. The annual average ..delta..T at 1000 meters is 21.3/sup 0/C. An annual average ..delta..T greater than 20/sup 0/C is available at 800 meters. The temperature is very consistent at depths with little difference between the coldest monthly mean temperature and the warmest. The area has an upper mixed layer the entire year, (deepest in January--February and shallowest in the fall). Winds and storms are not a major problem for this site, although there are occasional tropical storms or hurricanes. Low to moderate sea and swell conditions generally dominate throughout the year. The surface currents are generally moderate throughout the year, changing direction with the shifting monsoons.

Wolff, W. A.

1979-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sri Lanka-DLR Cooperation | Open Energy Information  

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Lanka-DLR Cooperation Lanka-DLR Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Lanka-DLR Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization German Aerospace Center (DLR) Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy Topics Background analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type Software/modeling tools, Dataset, Maps Website http://www.dlr.de/tt/desktopde Program Start 2001 Program End 2004 Country Sri Lanka Southern Asia References DLR-SWERA Resource Assessments[1] From 2001 to 2004 the German Aerospace Center (DLR) worked with Sri Lanka on solar resource and GIS analysis as part of UNEP's Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Programme. References ↑ "DLR-SWERA Resource Assessments" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Sri_Lanka-DLR_Cooperation&oldid=329224"

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Epochal Changes in ENSOStreamflow Relationships in Sri Lanka  

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In an effort to use climate predictions for streamflow and malaria hazard prediction, the decadal variability of the El NioSouthern Oscillation (ENSO) influence on streamflow and rainfall in the Kelani River in Sri Lanka was investigated based ...

Lareef Zubair; Janaki Chandimala

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Energy Resource Atlas of Sri Lanka and the Maldives  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Wind Energy Resource Atlas of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, produced by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) wind resource group identifies the wind characteristics and distribution of the wind resource in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The detailed wind resource maps and other information contained in the atlas facilitate the identification of prospective areas for use of wind energy technologies, both for utility-scale power generation and off-grid wind energy applications.

Elliott, D.; Schwartz, M.; Scott, G.; Haymes, S.; Heimiller, D.; George, R.

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sri Lankan Case Study on Public/Private Participation in the Promotion of Wind Energy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Micro wind power systems are one of the most appropriate and comparatively economical renewable energy sources to meet the off?grid energy needs of Sri Lanka. To penetrate the target markets and intended beneficiaries of Sri Lanka

Rod Robinson; Rohitha Thanthilage

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Movin' on up : mainstreaming under-serviced urban communities in Colombo, Sri Lanka  

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This thesis offers an early look at a radical shift in Sri Lankan urban housing policy regarding slums in the capital city of Colombo. During the 1980s, the Sri Lankan government achieved widespread urban improvements by ...

Wickrema, Marinne Dhakshike

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sri Balaji Biomass Power Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Sri Balaji Biomass Power Pvt Ltd Sri Balaji Biomass Power Pvt Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Balaji Biomass Power Pvt Ltd Place Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India Zip 500003 Sector Biomass Product Balaji Biomass Power, the Greenko Group subsidiary, is an India-based operator & owner of clean energy projects. Coordinates 17.46071°, 78.49298° 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":17.46071,"lon":78.49298,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Documentation of high resolution solar resource assessment for Sri Lanka  

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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka provided by DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Documentation of the satellite-based high resolution solar resource assessment for Sri Lanka provided by DLR. The high resolution solar data (10kmx10km) provide country maps of the annual and monthly sums of hourly global horizontal and direct normal irradiance (GHI and DNI) for the year 2000, 2002 and 2003. Additionally, for selected sites hourly values of GHI and DNI are provided.The Documentation gives an overview about the used input data and used methodology, shows example maps and describes a comparison with ground data (if provided by the country) (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. For the selected sites, the hourly time series can be used for the simulation of Photovoltaic (PV)-systems or Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)-systems.

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From Kovils to Devales: Patronage and "Influence" at Buddhist and Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka  

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of Sri Lanka Part I. Battaramulla: Mendis Rohanadeera, 1996.A. Skeen, 1892. ___. and A. Mendis Gunasekara Mudaliyar. deities. H. C. P bell and A. Mendis Gunasekara Mudaliyar,

Meegama, Sujatha Arundathi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka  

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Residential Electricity Tariffs in Sri Lanka Electricity Used First 30 units 31 - 90 units 91 - 180 units Above 180 units Rate (

Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind and Solar Resource Assessment of Sri Lanka and the Maldives (CD-ROM)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Wind and Solar Resource Assessment of Sri Lanka and the Maldives CD contains an electronic version of Wind Energy Resource Atlas of Sri Lanka and the Maldives (NREL/TP-500-34518), Solar Resource Assessment for Sri Lanka and the Maldives (NREL/TO-710-34645), Sri Lanka Wind Farm Analysis and Site Selection Assistance (NREL/SR-500-34646), GIS Data Viewer (software and data files with a readme file), and Hourly Solar and Typical Meteorological Year Data with a readme file.

Elliott, D.; Schwartz, M.; Scott, G.; Haymes, S.; Heimiller, D.; George, R.

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka  

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average monthly electricity bill of the survey respondents19% of an average household electricity bill or reducing theof Sri Lanka in electricity bills. However, it is likely

Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Resource Assessment for Sri Lanka and Maldives  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The countries of Sri Lanka and the Maldives lie within the equatorial belt, a region where substantial solar energy resources exist throughout much of the year in adequate quantities for many applications, including solar water heating, solar electricity, and desalination. The extent of solar resources in Sri Lanka has been estimated in the past based on a study of the daily total direct sunshine hours recorded at a number of weather and agricultural stations throughout the country. These data have been applied to the well-known Angstrom relationship in order to obtain an estimate of the distribution of monthly average daily total solar resources at these stations. This study is an effort in improve on these estimates in two ways: (1) to apply a gridded cloud cover database at a 40-km resolution to produce updated monthly average daily total estimates of all solar resources (global horizontal, DNI, and diffuse) for the country, and (2) to input hourly or three-hourly cloud cover observations made at nine weather stations in Sri Lanka and two in the Maldives into a solar model that produces estimates of hourly solar radiation values of the direct normal, global, and diffuse resource covering the length of the observational period. Details and results of these studies are summarized in this report.

Renne, D.; George, R.; Marion, B.; Heimiller, D.; Gueymard, C.

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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File:Sri Lanka Wind Resource Map.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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Sri Lanka Wind Resource Map.pdf Sri Lanka Wind Resource Map.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Sri Lanka Wind Resource Map Size of this preview: 463 × 599 pixels. Other resolution: 464 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,275 × 1,650 pixels, file size: 1.85 MB, MIME type: application/pdf) This map was produced by NREL with technical assistance from TrueWind Solutions and with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development. Description Sri Lanka Wind Resource Map Sources National Renewable Energy Laboratory Authors Donna Heimiller Related Technologies Wind Creation Date 2004-06 Extent International Countries Sri Lanka UN Region Southern Asia File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment

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Meteorology: typical meteorological year data for selected stations in Sri  

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Sri Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): A data set of hourly values of solar radiation and meteorological elements for a 1-year period. (Purpose): Simulations (Supplemental Information): A TMY consists of months selected from individual years and concatenated to form a complete year. The intended use is for computer simulations of solar energy conversion systems and building systems. Because of the selection criteria, these TMYs are not appropriate for simulations of wind energy conversion systems. A TMY provides a standard for hourly data for solar radiation and other meteorological elements that permit performance comparisons of system types and configurations for one or more locations. A TMY is not necessarily a good indicator of conditions over the next year, or even the next 5 years. Rather, it represents conditions judged to be typical over a long period of time, such as 30 years. Because they represent typical rather than extreme conditions, they are not suited for designing systems and their components to meet the worst-case conditions occurring at a location.

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Technical Report - Sri Lanka and the Maldives Wind Energy Resource  

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Sri Lanka and the Maldives Wind Energy Resource Sri Lanka and the Maldives Wind Energy Resource Assessment Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): This document describes the development of detailed high-resolution (1 km2) wind energy resource maps for Sri Lanka and the Maldives. (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Source NREL Date Released August 21st, 2006 (8 years ago) Date Updated August 21st, 2006 (8 years ago) Keywords documentation GEF GIS Maldives NREL Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP wind Data application/pdf icon Download Report (pdf, 30.1 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 2006 License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment Restrictions to use (Use Constraints): This GIS data was developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory ("NREL"), which is operated by the Midwest Research Institute for the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE"). The user is granted the right, without any fee or cost, to use, copy, modify, alter, enhance and distribute this data for any purpose whatsoever, provided that this entire notice appears in all copies of the data. Further, the user of this data agrees to credit NREL in any publications or software that incorporate or use the data. Access to and use of the GIS data shall further impose the following obligations on the User. The names DOE/NREL may not be used in any advertising or publicity to endorse or promote any product or commercial entity using or incorporating the GIS data unless specific written authorization is obtained from DOE/NREL. The User also understands that DOE/NREL shall not be obligated to provide updates, support, consulting, training or assistance of any kind whatsoever with regard to the use of the GIS data. THE GIS DATA IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL DOE/NREL BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOSS OF DATA OR PROFITS, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS CLAIM THAT ARISES OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCESS OR USE OF THE GIS DATA. The User acknowledges that access to the GIS data is subject to U.S. Export laws and regulations and any use or transfer of the GIS data must be authorized under those regulations. The User shall not use, distribute, transfer, or transmit GIS data or any products incorporating the GIS data except in compliance with U.S. export regulations. If requested by DOE/NREL, the User agrees to sign written assurances and other export-related documentation as may be required to comply with U.S. export regulations.

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The Solar Orientation of the Lion Rock Complex in Sri Lanka  

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This paper discusses the solar orientation of the archaeological complex of Sigiriya, the Lion Rock, in Sri Lanka. We can see that the axis of this complex is oriented with the sunset of the zenithal sun.

Sparavigna, Amelia Carolina

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The trouser under the cloth : Ceylon/Sri Lanka, personal space in the decolonization  

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This thesis examines the processes of decolonization in Ceylon/Sri Lanka, through the expressions of personal space surrounding the event of political independence. Personal space is understood as dress, manners, and ...

Pieris, Anoma D. (Anoma Darshani)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Relationship Between Eastern Equatorial Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures and Rainfall over India and Sri Lanka  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Monsoon season (JuneSeptember) precipitation data from 31 Indian subdivisions and mean monthly precipitation data from 35 Indian and Sri Lanka stations, spanning the period 187579, were analyzed to determine the relationship between equatorial ...

Eugene M. Rasmusson; Thomas H. Carpenter

1983-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sri Swarna Green Power SSGP | Open Energy Information  

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Swarna Green Power SSGP Swarna Green Power SSGP Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Swarna Green Power (SSGP) Place Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India Zip 500033 Sector Wind energy Product Hyderabad-based wind project developer. Coordinates 17.6726°, 77.5971° 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":17.6726,"lon":77.5971,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Sri Guru Prabha Power Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Guru Prabha Power Pvt Ltd Guru Prabha Power Pvt Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Guru Prabha Power Pvt. Ltd. Place Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India Zip 500 080 Sector Biomass Product Hyderabad-based biomass project developer. Coordinates 17.6726°, 77.5971° 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":17.6726,"lon":77.5971,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Sri Chamundeswari Sugars Limited SCSL | Open Energy Information  

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Chamundeswari Sugars Limited SCSL Chamundeswari Sugars Limited SCSL Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Chamundeswari Sugars Limited (SCSL) Place Bangalore, Karnataka, India Zip 560042 Sector Biomass Product Karnataka-based producer of sugar that has also developed biomass plants including a biogas plant. Coordinates 12.97092°, 77.60482° 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":12.97092,"lon":77.60482,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Sri Lanka-Rapid Assessment of City Emissions (RACE) for Low Carbon Cities:  

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Sri Lanka-Rapid Assessment of City Emissions (RACE) for Low Carbon Cities: Sri Lanka-Rapid Assessment of City Emissions (RACE) for Low Carbon Cities: Transport and Building Electricity Use Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Lanka-Rapid Assessment of City Emissions (RACE) for Low Carbon Cities: Transport and Building Electricity Use Agency/Company /Organization Clean Air Asia, Chreod Ltd. Partner Asian Development Bank (ADB), Ministry of Planning Sector Land Focus Area Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Greenhouse Gas, Land Use, People and Policy, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Baseline projection, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Website http://cleanairinitiative.org/

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Sri Lanka-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production  

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Sri Lanka-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Sri Lanka-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Developing and Transition Countries Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Lanka-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Developing and Transition Countries Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Industry Sector Climate, Energy, Water Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Economic Development, Goods and Materials, Industry, People and Policy, Water Conservation Topics Background analysis, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, - Macroeconomic, Finance, GHG inventory, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, -Roadmap, -TNA, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Resource assessment, Technology characterizations

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Impacts of the 2004 tsunami on groundwater resources in Sri Lanka  

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.-G. Yeh,11 Martinus T. van Genuchten,12 and Karsten Jensen13 Received 10 January 2006; revised 25 February Lanka alone, it is estimated that over 40,000 drinking water wells were either destroyed or contaminated. From February through September 2005, a team of United States, Sri Lankan, and Danish water resource

Clement, Prabhakar

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Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A feasibility study evaluated the costs and benefits of establishing a program for testing, labeling and setting minimum efficiency standards for appliances and lighting in Sri Lanka. The feasibility study included: refrigerators, air-conditioners, flourescent lighting (ballasts & CFls), ceiling fans, motors, and televisions.

Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VLSI-DSP based real time solution of DSC-SRI for an ultrasound system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, VLSI-DSP based a real time solution for Digital Scan Conversion (DSC) and speckle reduced imaging (SRI) of an ultrasonography (USG) are proposed. DSC is needed to convert the polar format data to Cartesian coordinate to make them compatible ... Keywords: DaVinci, Digital Scan Conversion, FPGA, Speckle reduction imaging, Ultrasound sonography

Kishor Prabhakar Sarawadekar; Harihar Bharat Indana; Deep Bera; Swapna Banerjee

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Molecular Studies in Horses with SRY-Positive XY Sex Reversal  

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Sex determination in mammals is regulated by the sex-determining region on the Y chromosome (SRY); the presence of SRY activates the male developmental pathway and suppresses the gene network necessary for female gonad development. Mutations in sex determination genes lead to various abnormal sexual phenotypes, including sex reversal syndrome in which the genetic and phenotypic sex do not match. Sex reversal syndrome has been reported in humans, mouse, and several domestic species. In horses, SRY-negative XY sex reversal syndrome has been well described and is caused by deletions on the Y chromosome. However, the molecular causes of the SRY-positive condition in horses and other mammals are not known. This research investigated five horses affected with SRY-positive XY sex reversal syndrome. Sequencing of the coding exon region of the SRY gene in the five cases showed 99-100% alignment with the sequences of normal males. Genotyping of two closely related individuals with 46 normal male controls on an equine SNP50 Beadchip identified two statistically significant SNPs in a ~16 Mb region on the long arm of horse chromosome 3 (ECA3q). The region was analyzed using Gene Ontology (GO) and Gene Relationships Across Implicated Loci (GRAIL) to select functionally relevant candidate genes for sequencing. Further analysis of the entire horse genome was done through array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH), which investigated possible structural rearrangements, such as copy number variants (CNVs). Deletions of olfactory receptor genes were detected on multiple chromosomes and confirmed through quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR). A homozygous deletion on ECA29 in a region containing genes of the aldo-keto reductase gene family, known to play a role in interconverting sex hormones between active forms and inactive forms, was discovered in two sex reversed animals. The findings were confirmed through qPCR and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and experiments to define the specific breakpoints of the deletion through PCR have been initiated. This research represents the first systematic search in the horse genome for mutations and CNVs related to sex determination. The findings contribute to better understanding of the molecular mechanisms of sex determination in horses and other mammals, including humans.

Fang, Erica

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit for Sri Lanka from NREL | OpenEI  

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Sri Lanka from NREL Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Stand-alone and easy to use geographic toolkit that allows non-GIS users to relate the renewable energy resource (solar and wind) data to other geographic data, such as land use, protected areas, elevation, etc. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the geospatial toolkit executable, Getting Started Document, and metadata.

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Sri Lanka from NREL | OpenEI  

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Sri Lanka from NREL Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Enhanced Geospatial Toolkit for Sri Lanka from NREL | OpenEI  

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Enhanced Geospatial Toolkit for Sri Lanka from NREL Enhanced Geospatial Toolkit for Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Stand-alone and easy to use geographic toolkit that allows non-GIS users to relate the renewable energy resource (solar and wind) data to other geographic data, such as land use, protected areas, elevation, etc. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): Enhancements to the GeoSpatial Toolkit (GsT) were funded by USAID's Southeast Asia Regional Initiative/Energy (SARI/E). These enhancements include additional functionality and data development not available with the standard GeoSpatial Toolkit.

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Genetic stock structure and inferred migratory patterns of skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in Sri Lankan waters.  

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??Tuna are the major marine fishery in Sri Lanka, and yellowfin tuna (YFT) (Thunnus albacares) and skipjack tuna (SJT) (Katsuwonus pelamis) represent 94% of all (more)

Dammannagoda Acharige, Sudath Terrence

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the SRI Gasification Process for Syngas Generation with HTGR Integration -- White Paper  

SciTech Connect

This white paper is intended to compare the technical and economic feasibility of syngas generation using the SRI gasification process coupled to several high-temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) with more traditional HTGR-integrated syngas generation techniques, including: (1) Gasification with high-temperature steam electrolysis (HTSE); (2) Steam methane reforming (SMR); and (3) Gasification with SMR with and without CO2 sequestration.

A.M. Gandrik

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A review on evolution of e-commerce user acceptant behaviour under collaborative commerce: a study based on Sri Lanka  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The main purpose of this study is to identify mobile payment opportunities and what factors affect the user acceptance of mobile payments in Sri Lanka. This study was carried out through a situational analysis and an in-depth questionnaire survey. This ...

Dasanayaka; Samarawickrama

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of ALICE-II code predictions with SRI complex vessel experiments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Several complex vessel experiments on 1/20-scale models of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project (CRBR) were performed by SRI International to help evaluate the containment structural integrity subjected to HCDAs. Among these experiments SM-3 is a simple model which consists of a radial shield, core barrel, upper internal structure (UIS), and a primary vessel. Tests SM-4 and SM-5 are more complex models than SM-3. This paper presents comparisons of the ALICE-II code (Arbitrary Lagrangian Implicit-explicit Continuous Fluid Eulerian containment code - second version) with experiments SM-3 through SM-5. Two calculations are performed with ALICE-II on each of these three experiments, using both the pressure-time histories (p-t) and the pressure-volume relationships (p-v) as input to describe the energy source. Pressure profiles, dynamic strains, and vessel deformations are used as the basis of the comparison.

Ku, J.L.; Wang, C.Y.; Zeuch, W.R.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mirror mounts designed for the Advanced Photon Source SRI-CAT  

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Use of a mirror for beamlines at third-generation synchrotron radiation facilities, such as the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National laboratory, has many advantages. A mirror as a first optical component provides significant reduction in the beam peak heat flux and total power on the downstream monochromator and simplifies the bremsstrahlung shielding design for the beamline transport. It also allows one to have a system for multibeamline branching and switching. More generally, a mirror is used for beam focusing and/or low-pass filtering. Six different mirror mounts have been designed for the SRI-CAT beamlines. Four of them are designed as water-cooled mirrors for white or pink beam use, and the other two are for monochromatic beam use. Mirror mount designs, including vacuum vessel structure and precision supporting stages, are presented in this paper.

Shu, D.; Benson, C.; Chang, J. [and others

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synchrotron radiation instrumentation collaborative access team SRI-CAT sector 4  

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The research objective for this sector of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) is the development of sources and applications of polarized x-rays covering the energy range from 0.5 to 50 keV. Both linearly and circularly polarized x-rays have been very successfully applied to the study of magnetic properties of materials. However, the applications have been limited due primarily to the lack of energy-tunable, high-brilliance x-ray beams with adjustable polarization properties. It is the authors` intention that this sector will to some extent ameliorate that situation. They are confident that optics can be fabricated to simultaneously provide a high-quality beam with adjustable polarization in the energy range above 5 keV using the standard undulator A as a source. That is not the case below 5 keV, and hence they are planning to develop and install a helical undulator that can generate beams of variable (linear or circular) polarization in this lower energy range. Magnetic circular dichroism, resonant and non-resonant magnetic x-ray scattering, and other polarization-dependent phenomena will be investigated using hard x-rays. Techniques similar to those described for the hard x-rays plus spatially resolved, spin-polarized photoemission studies will be developed and used with the intermediate energy x-rays. They have incorporated some features not directly related to polarization studies, which were not available elsewhere on SRI-CAT beamlines. One of those features is a large vacuum tank immediately downstream of the ratchet wall into which high heat load beamline components can be installed and tested. A second feature is a mirror capable of focusing the white beam for high heat flux optical-component development and other uses. The insertion-device development, polarization programs, and beamline component testing all fall well within the existing scope of the SRI CAT programs.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bridgman Growth of Large SrI2:Eu2+ Single Crystals: A High-performance Scintillator for Radiation Detection Applications  

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Single-crystal strontium iodide (SrI2) doped with relatively high levels (e.g., 3 - 6 %) of Eu2+ exhibits characteristics that make this material superior, in a number of respects, to other scintillators that are currently used for radiation detection. Specifically, SrI2:Eu2+ has a light yield that is significantly higher than LaBr3:Ce3+ -a currently employed commercial high-performance scintillator. Additionally, SrI2:Eu2+ is characterized by an energy resolution as high as 2.6% at the 137Cs gamma-ray energy of 662 keV, and there is no radioactive component in SrI2:Eu2+ - unlike LaBr3:Ce3+ that contains 138La. The Ce3+-doped LaBr3 decay time is, however, faster (30 nsec) than the 1.2 sec decay time of SrI2:Eu2+. Due to the relatively low melting point of strontium iodide (~515 oC), crystal growth can be carried out in quartz crucibles by the vertical Bridgman technique. Materials-processing and crystal-growth techniques that are specific to the Bridgman growth of europium-doped strontium iodide scintillators are described here. These techniques include the use of a porous quartz frit to physically filter the molten salt from a quartz antechamber into the Bridgman growth crucible and the use of a bent or bulb grain selector design to suppress multiple grain growth. Single crystals of SrI2:Eu2+ scintillators with good optical quality and scintillation characteristics have been grown in sizes up to 5.0 cm in diameter by applying these techniques. Other aspects of the SrI2:Eu2+ crystal-growth methods and of the still unresolved crystal-growth issues are described here.

Boatner, Lynn A [ORNL; Ramey, Joanne Oxendine [ORNL; Kolopus, James A [ORNL; Hawrami, Rastgo [Radiation Monitoring Devices, Watertown, MA; Higgins, William [Radiation Monitoring Devices, Watertown, MA; Van Loef, Edgar [Radiation Monitoring Devices, Watertown, MA; Glodo, J. [Radiation Monitoring Devices, Watertown, MA; Shah, Kanai [Radiation Monitoring Devices, Watertown, MA; Bhattacharya, P. [Fisk University, Nashville, TN; Tupitsyn, E [Fisk University, Nashville, TN; Groza, Michael [Fisk University, Nashville, TN; Burger, Arnold [Fisk University, Nashville, TN

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forensic analyses of explosion debris from the January 2, 1992 Pd/D{sub 2}O electrochemistry incident at SRI International  

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The January 2, 1992 explosion in an electrochemistry laboratory at SRI International (SRI) resulted in the death of scientist Andrew Riley, and gained some notoriety due to its association with experimental work in the controversial field of cold fusion research. Selected components of explosion debris were subjected to forensic analyses at LLNL to elucidate potential causes of, or contributing factors to, the explosion. Interrogation of the debris by LLNL encompassed nuclear, chemical, physical, and materials investigations. Nuclear studies for the determination of tritium and neutron-activation products in stainless steel and brass were negative. No evidence of signature species indicative of orthodox nuclear events was detected. The inorganic and particulate analyses were likewise negative with respect to residues of unexpected chemical species. Such target compounds included conventional explosives, accelerants, propellants, or any exceptional industrial chemicals. The GC-MS analyses of trace organic components in the explosion debris provided perhaps the most interesting results obtained at LLNL. Although no evidence of organic explosives, oxidizers, or other unusual compounds was detected, the presence of a hydrocarbon oil in the interior of the electrochemical cell was established. It is likely that its source was lubricating fluid from the machining of the metal cell components. If residues of organic oils are present during electrolysis experiments, the potential exists for an explosive reaction in the increasingly enriched oxygen atmosphere within the headspace of a metal cell.

Andresen, B.; Whipple, R.; Vandervoort, D.; Grant, P.

1992-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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SRI2013 | Program  

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... Tue 9:00 - 17:00, Workshop 6: 50 Years of Atomic Physics with ... 30, Modified Coin Cells for Operando X-Ray Analysis of Battery Materials Katharine ...

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SRI2013 | Hotel Accommodations  

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... blocks of rooms in two local hotels: ... DC North/Gaithersburg hotel (apparently booked up). ... Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source; Canadian Light ...

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SRI2013 | Welcome  

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... The conference is jointly hosted by the Cornell University Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), the Thomas ... 2 nd hotel available. ...

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Sri Hari Krishna Narayanan | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Publications View Publications Website www.mcs.anl.govsnarayan Projects SUPER: Institute for Sustained Performance, Energy and Resilience XTUNE: Autotuning for Exascale...

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US Energy Information Administration - Sri Lanka  

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US EIA provides data, forecasts, country analysis brief and other analyses, focusing on the energy industry including oil, natural gas and electricity.

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SRI2013 | Workshop 5 - Photoemission Spectroscopy - the ...  

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... 12:30 13:00, Tomasz Durakiewic (LANL) Time-resolved ARPES and f-electrons: the promise, the reality, the future. 13:00 14:00, Lunch. ...

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Sri Kanthimathim Ragam: Hemavathi (58th  

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") by Suka, Saunaka and others ("aadi"). She dwells ("sthithaam") on the banks ("Thata") of the crystal-clear ("shuddha") river Tamra Parni. She is anointed with holy waters from 108 ("Shankadyashtotthara") pitchers

Kalyanaraman, Shivkumar

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International Conference Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation SRI `94  

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This report contains abstracts for the international conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit for Sri Lanka from NREL  

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and easy to use geographic toolkit that allows non-GIS users to relate the renewable energy resource (solar and wind) data to other geographic data, such as land use, protected...

83

Financial liberalisation in Sri Lanka: an econometric analysis.  

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??This study examines the impact of financial liberalisation on macroeconomic issues such as saving, investment, financial performance, financial sector widening, gross domestic product, and the (more)

Paudel, Ramsh Chandra

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Energy Efficiency Building Code for Commercial Buildings in Sri Lanka  

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1.1.1 To encourage energy efficient design or retrofit of commercial buildings so that they may be constructed, operated, and maintained in a manner that reduces the use of energy without constraining the building function, the comfort, health, or the productivity of the occupants and with appropriate regard for economic considerations. 1.1.2 To provide criterion and minimum standards for energy efficiency in the design or retrofit of commercial buildings and provide methods for determining compliance with them. 1.1.3 To encourage energy efficient designs that exceed these criterion and minimum standards.

Busch, John; Greenberg, Steve; Rubinstein, Francis; Denver, Andrea; Rawner, Esther; Franconi, Ellen; Huang, Joe; Neils, Danielle

2000-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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SRI INTERNATIONAL : DESCRIPTION OF THE TACITUS SYSTE M  

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. Moore, Jr., Monroe Mr. Ben W. Mount, Lake Charles Ms. Dorothy "Dottie" Reese, New Orleans Mr. Jerry E

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SRI2013 | Workshop 3 - Facility Upgrades and High ...  

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... 11:45 12:15, Christoph Steier (LBNL) DL-ALS, a potential soft x-ray, diffraction-limited upgrade of the Advanced Light Source. ...

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Energy Efficiency Building Code for Commercial Buildings in Sri Lanka  

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Fan System Designfor specified areas. 3.3 Fan System Design Criteria 3.3.1for the combined fan system at design conditions. 3.3.4

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BBSLA Sri Lanka (032510) English (Global Version 031010) ...  

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... discharge, fire, flood, lightning, water or wind, correction of ... limitation, GPS information, carrier ID, tower ID and ... of visible WiFi or cell towers) may be ...

89

Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Sri Lanka from NREL  

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that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems...

90

Sri Lanka Credit to Connect | Open Energy Information  

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Clean Energy Analysis Low Emission Development Strategies Oil & Gas Smart Grid Solar U.S. OpenLabs Utilities Water Wind Page Actions View source History View New Pages...

91

Integrated: Enhanced Geospatial Toolkit for Sri Lanka from NREL  

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to the GeoSpatial Toolkit (GsT) were funded by USAID's Southeast Asia Regional InitiativeEnergy (SARIE). These enhancements include additional functionality and data development...

92

SRI CAT Section 1 bending magnet beamline description  

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This report discusses: APS bending magnet source; beamline layout; beamline optical components; beamline operation; time-resolved studies station; polarization studies station; and commissioning and operational schedule.

Srajer, G.; Rodricks, B.; Assoufid, L.; Mills, D.M.

1994-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Building Code for Commercial Buildings in Sri Lanka  

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that except for the cooling towers, the rating conditionsA 27 DB/ 19.5 WB N/A Cooling Towers N/A N/A N/A N/A 27.0 WBEvaporator air inlet Cooling tower air inlet Table 3-4.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Present Status of E-Waste Management in Sri Lanka  

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Leaching Toxicity of Pb and Ba Containing in Cathode Ray Tube Glasses by SEP -TCLP Mechanical Recycling of Electronic Wastes for Materials Recovery.

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Vulgaria: The Re-Enchantment of Suburbia  

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SRI Consulting Business Intelligence. 2003. Understandingby SRI Consulting Business Intelligence (SRIC-BI) in termsSRI Consulting Business Intelligences GeoVALS TM Knox:

Knox, Paul

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - Sri_Lanka_10km_solar_country_report.doc  

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Lanka Lanka Final country report prepared by Christoph Schillings 1 Richard Meyer 2 Franz Trieb 1 1 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR-Stuttgart, Institut für Technische Thermodynamik, Pfaffenwaldring 38-40, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany 2 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR-Oberpfaffenhofen, Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, D-82234 Weßling, Germany submitted to UNEP / GEF October 2004 Content 1. Method description (satellite data, DNI-method, GHI-method) 2. Model output (GHI, DNI) 3. Comparison with ground measurements (if available) 4. References Notice This report was prepared as an account of work within the SWERA project funded by GEF / UNEP. The results presented here were produced by state-of-the-art methods with best-known data. The

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Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka  

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household and national residential energy consumption. Thishousehold and national residential energy consumption. Fansand national residential energy consumption. Electric Pumps

Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Modelling energy-economy interactions in small developing countries : a case study of Sri Lanka  

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This report is addressed at modelling energy-economy interactions in small developing countries, those with populations less than 20 million or so and where neither the industrial or energy sectors are dominant. The overall ...

Blitzer, Charles R.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DILEMMAS OF CIVIL SOCIETY AID: DONORS, NGOs AND THE QUEST FOR PEACE IN SRI LANKA  

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that most Sinhalese are more concerned with daily survival and raising costs of living than with peace, while for the Tamils, publicly voicing their views has been a security risk. NGOs organising mass rallies or meetings for peace often have to provide... of interests is involved and make up the field of interaction. The donors are not merely after control, but work also with the ambitions to do good, satisfy tax payers at home, spend their allocated money, gain international prominence and shares...

Orjuela, Camilla

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Finescale Evaluation of Drought in a Tropical Setting: Case Study in Sri Lanka  

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In regions of climatic heterogeneity, finescale assessment of drought risk is needed for policy making and drought management, mitigation, and adaptation. The relationship between drought relief payments (a proxy for drought risk) and ...

Bradfield Lyon; Lareef Zubair; Vidhura Ralapanawe; Zeenas Yahiya

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Strengthening Relationship between ENSO and Northeast Monsoon Rainfall over Sri Lanka and Southern India  

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Recently, it was reported that the relationship of the Indian southwest monsoon rainfall with El NioSouthern Oscillation (ENSO) has weakened since around 1980. Here, it is reported that in contrast, the relationship between ENSO and the ...

Lareef Zubair; C. F. Ropelewski

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka  

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efficiency program when other mandatory safety programs and manufacturer quality programs exist in other forms. CFL

Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka  

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equip. cost approx. $1000]. http://eetd.lbl.gov/standbyStandby power consumption only Start$5,208 If only standby losses where measured for a standby

Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High energy resolution inelastic x-ray scattering at the SRI-CAT  

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This report is a combination of vugraphs and two papers. The vugraphs give information on the beamline at the APS for IXS and the science addressable by IXS. They also cover the 10 milli-eV resolution spectrometer and the 200 milli-eV resolution spectrometer. The first paper covers the performance of the focusing Ge(444) backscattering analyzers for the inelastic x-ray scattering. The second paper discusses inelastic x-ray scattering from TiC and Ti single crystals.

Macrander, A.T.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka  

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double counting of savings from electric motor systems. Airthat energy savings due to improved electric motor systemsuse electric motor systems. Adding these savings together

Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of the factors affecting the sustainability of community managed rural water supply schemes in Sri Lanka  

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Disparities in water supply coverage in urban and rural areas are high in developing countries, with rural coverage being much lower. The inability of governments to provide the service because of resource constraints, and ...

Amerasinghe, Nishanthi Manjula

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ESS 2012 Peer Review - Iron-Air Rechargeable Battery for Grid-Scale Energy Storage - Sri Narayan, USC  

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Storage Storage Lead: University of Southern California, Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute Sub-Awardee: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology ARPA-E GRIDS Program Advantages of the Iron-Air Battery * Extremely Low Cost Materials * Environmentally friendly * Abundant raw materials all over the world * High Theoretical Specific Energy, 764 Wh/kg * Iron electrode is robust to cycling Desired Characteristic State-of-Art Performance Target Round trip energy efficiency 50% 80% Cycle life, cycles 1000-2000 5000 Year Key Milestones & Deliverables Year 1 *Complete design of iron electrode *Demonstrate feasibility bi-functional air electrode materials Year 2 *Complete selection of additives and catalysts *Complete characterization of CO

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Secondary state formation during the early iron age on the island of Sri Lanka : the evolution of a periphery  

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Universitario Orientale. MENDIS, G. C.1965. The Vijayaand Dr. Asoka and Janine Mendis for their kind hospitality

Karunaratne, Priyantha Padmalal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TRANSITING FROM PROLONGED CONFLICT TO POST CONFLICT DEVELOPMENT: LOCATING THE CASE OF TRINCOMALEE DISTRICT OF SRI LANKA  

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of public security, which emerged as a main employment generation activity in the country where private firms that provide security guards have mushroomed in various parts of the country. In addition, rehabilitation costs of displaced persons also... the total number of IDPs to be some 50 per cent of the total population of the district. According to UNHCR some 10,654 IDPs returned to Trincomalee, while 2531 left the district in 2001 for their original homes elsewhere. One of the critical issues...

Narman, Late Anders; Vidanapathirana, Upali

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind: wind power density GIS data at 50m above ground and 400m...  

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Sri Lanka

(Purpose):To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka and selected offshore areas
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Ethnic Fears and Global Engagement: The International Spread and Management of Ethnic Conflict  

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legal existence of Bosnia and Herzegovina with its presentcolonial Algeria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burundi, Rwanda, Sri

Lake, David A.; Rothchild, Donald

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Global Standards Information WTO TBT Inquiry Point  

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... Republic; Maldives; Nepal; Pakistan; Russia; Sri Lanka; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan. Asia-Pacific: Australia; Brunei Darussalam; ...

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NIST Global Standards Information Global Standards News  

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... Republic; Maldives; Nepal; Pakistan; Russia; Sri Lanka; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan. Asia-Pacific: Australia; Brunei Darussalam; ...

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NIST Global Standards Information EMC/Telecom MRAs  

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... Republic; Maldives; Nepal; Pakistan; Russia; Sri Lanka; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan. Asia-Pacific: Australia; Brunei Darussalam; ...

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Terrence Jach  

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... Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team (SRI CAT), Advanced Photon Source (APS), Argonne National Laboratory, 1997 ...

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Building Envelops to Optimize Energy Efficiency as per Code of Practice for Energy Efficient Buildings in Sri Lanka - 2008.  

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?? Residential and commercial buildings consume approximately 20% of the global energy generation. This value is continuously growing and the governments across the globe have (more)

Kumari, Epa

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PowerPoint Presentation  

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2012 SRI International CO 2 Capture from IGCC Gas Streams Using the AC-ABC Process 2012 NETL CO 2 Capture Technology Meeting July 8-12, 2012 Pittsburgh, PA. 2012 SRI...

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Spin Spectrometer at the ALS and APS  

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5 Spin Spectrometer at the ALS and APS-NIM/SRI07 Figure 3 Ancollected on Beamline 7 at the ALS is shown here. The photonSpin Spectrometer at the ALS and APS-NIM/SRI07 Spin

Tobin, James G; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; University of Missouri-Rolla; Boyd Technologies

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summer 2012 College of liberal arts Summer 2012 contentS  

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Culley, S. G. Mendis, and K. Perera (2005), Coral poaching worsens tsunami destruction in Sri Lanka, Eos

Janssen, Michel

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International Energy Statistics  

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Pakistan 186 Papua New Guinea 33 Philippines 273 Samoa 0 Singapore 1,357 Solomon Islands 0 Sri Lanka ...

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NIST Global Standards Information Navigation Tips  

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... The United States Central & South Asia Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Kazakhstan Kyrgyz Republic Maldives Nepal Pakistan Russia Sri ...

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OpenEI Community Central | OpenEI Community  

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OpenEI Community Central OpenEI Community Central Home > OpenEI Community Central > Posts by term > OpenEI Community Central Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds Term: challenge Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Discussion challenge 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas Rmckeel 1 22 May 2013 - 08:23 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt

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Geocoded Data | OpenEI Community  

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Geocoded Data Geocoded Data Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Hello there open energy community! Thank you for the openness in letting me join :) I was searching the open source data sets, but it seems there are so many that its hard to keep a handle on what is where. I was looking for geo-coded data for a mapping application which I am working on in conjunction with an entrepreneurship competition. May I ask if anyone could share some leads on how they would work on this? Right now I am an MBA student in Western New York, and would love to share stories, and see how I can repay the favor of figuring out the dizzying world of open data. Have a nice day, Vince Submitted by VinceSchutt on 17 March, 2013 - 16:34 1 answer Points: 0 Greetings Vince, and thank you for joining the community. Apologies for the

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OpenEI Community Central | OpenEI Community  

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OpenEI Community Central > Posts by term > OpenEI Community Central OpenEI Community Central > Posts by term > OpenEI Community Central Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds Term: clean energy Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry clean energy Nominations open for $250,000 Multimedia Clean Energy prizes Graham7781 2 Oct 2012 - 13:01 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Are you willing to reply to a text message once a day with information about your comfort level at your indoor location? Hi Nick-Thank you for post... A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US New Robust References! Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now more Group members (25) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members: Ajohnson7 Nickc Gdavis JaredHall AvisRansom VinceSchutt

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Sri M., Huld T., Dunlop E.D., Albuisson M., Lefvre M., Wald L., 2007. Uncertainties in photovoltaic electricity yield prediction from fluctuation of solar radiation. Proceedings of the 22nd  

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Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milano, Italy 3-7.9.2007 (preprint). UNCERTAINTIES IN PHOTOVOLTAIC European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milan : Italy (2007)" #12;Súri M., Huld T., Dunlop E fluctuation of solar radiation. Proceedings of the 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milano

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Low loss composition of BaxSryCa1-x-yTiO3: Ba0.12-0.25Sr0.35-0.47Ca0.32-0.53TiO3  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A dielectric thin-film material for microwave applications, including use as a capacitor, the thin-film comprising a composition of barium strontium calcium and titanium of perovskite type (Ba.sub.x Sr.sub.y Ca.sub.1-x-y)TiO.sub.3. Also provided is a method for making a dielectric thin film of that formula over a wide compositional range through a single deposition process.

Xiang, Xiao-Dong (Alameda, CA); Chang, Hauyee (Berkeley, CA); Takeuchi, Ichiro (Albany, CA)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OpenEI - hourly data  

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http:en.openei.orgdatasetstaxonomyterm4980 en Solar: hourly solar (direct normal (DNI), global horizontal (GHI), and diffuse) data for selected stations in Sri Lanka from...

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Industry  

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oxide emission reductions in industry in the EU. Europeanissues: Annual survey of industries. Central StatisticalDesiccated coconut industry of Sri- Lankas opportunities

Bernstein, Lenny

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Fuel Cell Pre-Solicitation Workshop Participants  

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Padro Los Alamos National Laboratory Graham Hards Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Andy Herring Colorado School of Mines Barbara Heydorn SRI International Arthur Homa Neah Power...

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17th Pan-American Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Conference  

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17th Pan-American Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Conference SRI2013 is now accepting abstract submissions (until March 31, 2013). June 19-21, 2013; Gaithersburg, Maryland,...

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12572_JGI_Progress_released:12572_JGI_Progress  

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activities. David Jaffe Broad Institute Bill Pearson University of Virginia Steve Lincoln Affymetrix Toby Bloom Broad Institute Peter Cartwright SRI International Steve...

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Wind: wind power density maps at 50 m above ground and 400m resolution...  

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potential within Sri Lanka, with supplemental information on political boundaries, transmission lines, roads, and terrain relief.

2011-06-15T21:50:37Z...

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The Idea of South Asia and the Role of the Middle Class  

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Bangladesh India Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka Source: GovernanceA Case Study of Pakistan, Paper for the Analytical428. Subohi, A. (2004), Pakistan Joins Asia's Consumer Boom,

Singh, Nirvikar

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Cooperation and Development...  

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Background analysis Website http:www.usaid.govourwork Country Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives Southern Asia, Southern Asia,...

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International Energy Statistics  

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Pakistan 60.6 Papua New Guinea 30.4 Philippines 32.9 Samoa 0 Singapore 0 Solomon Islands 0 Sri Lanka 0 ...

136

Recipient: 1997 EPD Extraction & Processing Distinguished Lecture ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During his career, he has conducted and managed R&D in industry at Anaconda Minerals Company, SRI International, and Kennecott Minerals Company and in...

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Development of a tool for simulating performance of sub systems of a combined cycle power plant; .  

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?? Abstract In Sri Lanka, around 50% of the electrical energy generation is done using thermal energy, and hence maintaining generation efficiencies of thermal power (more)

Jayasinghe, Prabodha

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SSRL HEADLINES March 2003  

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2003 SRI 2003 8th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Student Tours at SSRL User Research Administration Announcements 1. Science Highlight - Exploring the Folding...

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97.12.Research  

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used by the Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team (SRI- CAT). This beamline is dedicated to high-energy-res- olution x-ray scattering studies. With...

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APS User News-at-a-Glance, Issue 19  

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Committee Completes First Meeting 4. Introducing X-ray Operations and Research: "The CAT Formerly Known as SRI" 5. BESSRC Operations Group Joins APS Staff 6. Twelfth User...

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SSRL HEADLINES September 2000  

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of This Issue: NEWS FLASH - SSRL Named as Part of a Major New Center for Structural Genomics Activity SSRL Staff Contributes Significantly to International Conference - SRI2000...

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Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production...  

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Mozambique, Nicaragua, Peru, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe Western...

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Overview  

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Malaysia Netherlands Oman Pakistan Panama Panama Panama Portugal Singapore South Korea Spain Sri Lanka Taiwan Thailand United Kingdom *SFI Ports Status of Megaports...

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NETL External Weblinks  

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Institute (SRI) State University of New York University of Alabama University of Delaware University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research University of Montana University...

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Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance Report on Building...  

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Technical Assistance Report on Building the Capacity of the Sustainable Energy Authority in Sri Lanka Jump to: navigation, search Name Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance...

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NETL F 451.1/1-1, Categorical Exclusion Designation Form  

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10113 - 93014 Darryl T. Shockley San Francisco, CA High Hydrogen, Low Methane Syngas from Low Ranked Coals for Coal-to-Liquids Production Provide technical support to SRI...

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U.S. and Bahamian Governments to Cooperate on Detecting Illicit...  

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sixth cooperative agreement and joins efforts currently underway in the Netherlands, Greece, Sri Lanka, Belgium and Spain. The specialized radiation detection technology deployed...

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Converting the Sun's Heat to Gasoline Solar Fuel Corporation is a clean tech company transforming the way gasoline, diesel and hydrogen fuels  

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to the building below The sun's heat hits the roof surface A non-residential cool roof Coating for a low. These requirements apply only to buildings that are mechanically heated or cooled. What are the minimum requirementswhat is a cool roof? what is the solar reflectance index (sri)? SRI combines SR and TE

Choate, Paul M.

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Soior-Earlgy, Vol. 19, pp 195-199. Pe~gsmonPress 1977 Plinted m Cleat Biitain DIMENSIONINC 06; THE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEM  

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components under the roof surface. The heat can increase the building's air conditioning load, resultingSolar Reflectance Index (SRI) Calculation Worksheet SRI-WS Computer Generated Form Date: Climate Zone: Building Type: Residential Nonresidential Project Name: Project Address: Roofing Products (Cool

Mosegaard, Klaus

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OSP WEEKLY FUNDING BULLETIN Volume 5, Issue 13 March 28, 2011  

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Lanka, and the Maldives) and the Youth Leadership Program with Azerbaijan Solicitation No. ECA Asia (Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives) and the Youth Leadership Program with Azerbaijan. Public, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the United States. For the Youth Leadership Program with Azerbaijan, hereinafter

Alabama in Huntsville, University of

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Master Plan Review Team Minutes Thursday, August 25, 2005  

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SRI INTERNATIONAL : DESCRIPTION OF THE TACITUS SYSTE M AS USEI) FOR MUC-3 Jerry R. Hobbs SRI in the MUC-3 effort were Douglas Appelt, John Bear, Jerry Hobbs, David Magerman, An n Podlozny, Mark Stickel Lynn Boyd, William Croft, Todd Davies, Douglas Edwards, Kenneth Laws , Paul Martin, and Barney Pell

Rhode Island, University of

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APS Floor Coordinators  

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to: cee@aps.anl.gov SecurityPrivacy Notice APS Floor Coordinators LOM COORDINATORS CAT INFORMATION 431 A,B,D Vacant SRI-CAT, Sectors 1-3 C FC Office E SRI-CAT, Sector 4 432 A...

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File:SWERA-202.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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global horizontal (GHI) GIS data at 40km resolution for Sri Lanka from NREL global horizontal (GHI) GIS data at 40km resolution for Sri Lanka from NREL Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,650 × 1,275 pixels, file size: 863 KB, MIME type: application/pdf) Title Monthly Average Solar Resource for horizontal flat-plate collectors, for Sri Lanka Description Solar: monthly and annual average global horizontal (GHI) GIS data at 40km resolution for Sri Lanka from NREL Sources National Renewable Energy Laboratory Related Technologies Solar Creation Date 2004-07-01 Extent International Countries Sri Lanka UN Region Southern Asia External links http://swera.unep.net/index.php?id=35&idx=202 File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment

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LEED Certification Training & Attaintment | OpenEI Community  

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LEED Certification Training & Attaintment LEED Certification Training & Attaintment Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Sri sri's picture Submitted by Sri sri(5) Member 18 February, 2013 - 00:44 Any one can give comments and Training providers details preferrably in GULF countries / Middle EAST........ Await your early response and is also highly appriciated........ advance thanks & regards SRI Date: Friday, 15 March, 2013 (All day) - Monday, 15 April, 2013 (All day) Location: Give your contact details for more details requested.......... Groups: OpenEI Community Central Login to post comments Latest event comments No comments have been made yet Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Past group events May 2 2013 Transportation Energy Futures Study: The Key Results and Conclusions

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File:SWERA-201.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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pdf pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 40km for Sri Lanka from NREL Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,650 × 1,275 pixels, file size: 864 KB, MIME type: application/pdf) Title Monthly Average Solar Resource for 2-axis tracking concentrating collectors for Sri Lanka Description Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 40km for Sri Lanka from NREL Sources National Renewable Energy Laboratory Related Technologies Solar Creation Date 2004-07-01 Extent International Countries Sri Lanka UN Region Southern Asia External links http://swera.unep.net/index.php?id=35&idx=201 File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

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Solar: monthly and annual average global horizontal (GHI) GIS data at 10km  

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Sri Lanka from DLR Sri Lanka from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) for Sri Lanka for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DLR GHI GIS solar Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP Data text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 296.1 KiB) application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 153.7 KiB)

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Automatic Cloud Tracking Applied to GOES and METEOSAT Observations  

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Improvements to the SRI automatic cloud-tracking system are described that enable it to operate on multilayer clouds associated with severe storms. The improved method has been tested using rapid-scan observations of Hurricane Eloise obtained by ...

Roy M. Endlich; Daniel E. Wolf

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Objective drought classification using multiple land surface models  

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The current generation of drought monitors uses physically based indices, such as the standardized precipitation index (SPI), total soil moisture percentiles (SMP) and the standardized runoff index (SRI) to monitor precipitation, soil moisture and ...

Kingtse C. Mo; Dennis P. Lettenmaier

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PowerPoint Presentation  

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from IGCC Gas Streams from IGCC Gas Streams Using the AC-ABC Process 2013 NETL CO 2 Capture Technology Meeting July 8-11, 2013 Pittsburgh, PA. SRI- Who We Are A world-leading independent R&D organization 2 * Founded by the Stanford University in 1946 - Non-profit corporation; became independent in 1970 - Name changed to SRI International in 1977 * 2,500 staff members; more than 20 locations worldwide * 2012 revenues: ~$545 million. CO 2 Capture Programs at SRI Advanced Carbon Sorbent Process Field Demonstration at U. Toledo 250 kW Chilled Ammonia Process Mini-pilot System 50 kW High Temperature PBI Membrane Skid. Pilot Unit for Capture of CO2 from Air Project Overview * Project Participants: - SRI International. - Bechtel Hydrocarbon Treatment Solutions, Inc. - EIG, Inc. - National Carbon Capture Center

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Solar: hourly global horizontal (GHI) and direct normal (DNI) data for  

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Sri Lanka sites from DLR Sri Lanka sites from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Hourly time series of GHI and DNI for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003 for selected sites in Sri Lanka. The hourly data are stored in ASCII files for each station. Please read the documentation file for additional information. (Purpose): For the selected sites, the hourly time series can be used for the simulation of Photovoltaic (PV)-systems or Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)-systems. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DLR DNI GHI hourly data solar Sri Lanka SWERA TILT UNEP Data application/zip icon Download data (zip, 368.2 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment

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Wind: wind power density maps at 50 m above ground and 400m resolution for  

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400m resolution for 400m resolution for Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): 50 m wind power density (W/m2) maps of Sri Lanka (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka, with supplemental information on political boundaries, transmission lines, roads, and terrain relief. Source NREL Date Released June 30th, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords GEF GIS maps NREL Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP wind Data application/zip icon Download Maps (zip, 799.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km  

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Sri Lanka from DLR Sri Lanka from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for Sri Lanka for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DLR DNI GEF GIS solar Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP Data application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 155.1 KiB) text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 295.7 KiB)

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Wind: wind power density GIS data at 50m above ground and 400m resolution  

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400m resolution 400m resolution for Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Raster GIS data, 50 m wind power density for Sri Lanka (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka and selected offshore areas (Supplemental Information): ***** Spatial Reference Information (Beg) *****Projection ParametersProjection UTMZone 44Datum WGS84Zunits NoneUnits METERSSpheroid WGS84Xshift 0.0000000000Yshift 0.0000000000ParametersSpatial InformationRaster:Number of Columns: 764Number of Rows: 1218Pixel Resolution (m): 400Data Type: real***** Spatial Reference Information (End) ***** Source NREL Date Released June 30th, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords GIS NREL Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP wind Data application/zip icon Download Data (zip, 771.5 KiB)

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Microsoft Word - Oneida Appendix D-FEA  

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30 TPD MSW power generation Hong, Kong 58 TPD MSW power generation GentingSri Layang Malaysia 60 TPD MSW (WDF) 6.9 MWt P.N.G. 40 TPD MSW syngas Chung Gung Municipality Taiwan 30...

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COAL LIQUEFACTION STUDIES USING PHOSPHORIC ACID AT MODERATE TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES  

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1976. Cox, John 1. , urCatalysts for Coal Conversion", fromUiClean Fuels from Coal", IGT Symposium, Sept. 10-14, 1974.Derived from Solvent Refined Coal Conversion Products", SRI

McLean, J.B.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PowerPoint Presentation  

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from IGCC Gas Streams Using the AC-ABC Process 2013 NETL CO 2 Capture Technology Meeting July 8-11, 2013 Pittsburgh, PA. SRI- Who We Are A world-leading independent R&D...

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY - NETL CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION (CX) DESIGNATIO...  

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

SRI FE DE-FC26-08NT43293 Task 19-S2 Gasification Division 2010 Ronald. Breault July 1, 2009 to Dec 31, 2011 Birmingham, AL A NOVEL INTEGRATED OXY-COMBUSTION FLUE GAS PURIFICATION...

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Enabling instrumentation and technology for 21st century light sources  

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in: Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Conference SRI09,2008 Workshop, Journal of Instrumentation, IOP. Detectors Aa t t o s e c o n d instrumentation, photon detectors f o r

Byrd, J.M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast...  

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7 Nepal 8 Pakistan* 9 Sri Lanka 10 Thailand 11 Vietnam 12 Malaysia (Insular) 13 Indonesia 14 Philippines 15 Papua New Guinea* 16 Brunei *Although there are no data included...

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Project 114  

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Prototech Company SRI International Kellogg, Brown, and Root ChevronTexaco Sd-Chemie, Inc. COST Total Project Value 20,320,372 DOENon-DOE Share 15,326,608 4,993,764...

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DISTRIBUTED ENERGY SYSTEMS IN CALIFORNIA'S FUTURE: A PRELIMINARY REPORT, VOLUME I  

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freight transportation. The electric car is assumed to use .In a recent SRI study (1977) electric car is shown to be 2.7obtain 37 mpg, the electric car is 2.2 times more efficient

Authors, Various

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Socially Responsible Investing : a comparative analysis of environmental, social, governance, reputational and labor factors  

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Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) aims to deliver competitive investment returns while fostering social good. It aims achieves its objective by including a firm's corporate social performance (CSP) in its investment d ...

Balasubramaniam, Arun, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: Oxy-Combustion CO2 Control  

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Oxygen-Fired CO2 Recycle for Application to Direct CO2 Capture from Coal-Fired Power Plants Project No.: FC26-05NT42430 Southern Research Institute (SRI) will explore the...

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Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief  

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On behalf of our Chancellor and world renowned humanitarian leader, Dr. Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, affectionately called Amma all over the world, I would like to personally thank each one of you who attended the first ever International Conference ...

Rajagopala Chidambaram; P. Venkat Rangan; Satish K. Tripathi; Prasant Mohapatra; Maneesha V. Ramesh; Maarten van Steen

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Documentation of high resolution solar resource assessment for...  

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solar resource assessment for Sri Lanka provided by DLR. The high resolution solar data (10kmx10km) provide country maps of the annual and monthly sums of hourly global...

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CX-008871: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

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CX-008871: Categorical Exclusion Determination SRI International- Container-less Natural Gas Storage CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 08292012 Location(s): California Offices(s):...

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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CX-008871: Categorical Exclusion Determination SRI International- Container-less Natural Gas Storage CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 08292012 Location(s): California Offices(s):...

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THE QUEST FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE A HISTORY OF IDEAS AND ACHIEVEMENTS  

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and MADALINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 4.2.3 The MINOS Systems at SRI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 9.3.2 The "Summer Vision Project to Early 1980s 265 17 Speech Recognition and Understanding Systems 267 17.1 Speech Processing

Nilsson, Nils J.

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u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA...  

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SRI to lake, transport, and posses - 30 rnigratOf'Y birds for scientific purposes. All survey efforts would be conducted according to FAA regulations for smaU aircraft, and...

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Modeling the Barrier-Layer Formation in the Southeastern Arabian Sea  

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The effect of salinity on the formation of the barrier layer (BL) in the southeastern Arabian Sea (SEAS) is investigated using an ocean general circulation model. In accordance with previous studies, the runoff distribution and the IndiaSri ...

F. Durand; D. Shankar; C. de Boyer Montgut; S. S. C. Shenoi; B. Blanke; G. Madec

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Learning Strategies, Orientations and ConceptionsKosala N Marambe et al A Comparison of Learning Strategies, Orientations and Conceptions of Learning of First-year Medical Students in a Traditional and an Innovative Curriculum  

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Introduction: Students adapt their learning strategies, orientations and conceptions to differences in the learning environment. The new curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, which commenced in 2005, puts greater emphasis on student-centred learning. The aim of this study was to compare the learning strategies, orientations and conceptions measured by means of a validated Sri Lankan version of the Inventory of Learning

Kosala N Marambe; T Nimmi; C Athuraliya; Jan D Vermunt; Henny Pa Boshuizen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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File:SWERA-203.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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latitude tilt GIS data at 40km for Sri Lanka from NREL latitude tilt GIS data at 40km for Sri Lanka from NREL Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,650 × 1,275 pixels, file size: 861 KB, MIME type: application/pdf) Title Monthly Average Solar Resource for flat-plate collectors tilted at latitude for Sri Lanka. Description Solar: monthly and annual average latitude tilt GIS data at 40km for Sri Lanka from NREL Sources National Renewable Energy Laboratory Related Technologies Solar Creation Date 2004-07-01 Extent International Countries Sri Lanka UN Region Southern Asia External links http://swera.unep.net/index.php?id=35&idx=203 File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 12:25, 29 December 2010 Thumbnail for version as of 12:25, 29 December 2010 1,650 × 1,275 (861 KB) MapBot (Talk | contribs) Automated bot upload

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STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY BECHTEL HYDROCARBON TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR AN  

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BECHTEL HYDROCARBON TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR AN BECHTEL HYDROCARBON TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INVENTION RIGHTS UNDER DOE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-FE0000896, W(A)-2012-030; CH-1667 The Petitioner, Bechtel Hydrocarbon Technology Solutions (Bechtel) was awarded a subcontract under the subject cooperative agreement between the Department of Energy and SRI International (SRI) for the performance of work entitled , "C0 2 Capture from IGCC (Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle) Gas Streams Using the AC-ABC (ammonium carbonate-ammonium bicarbonate) Process". The objective of the subcontract is to show the effectiveness of two technologies - one from SRI and one from Bechtel. This will include four to six weeks of testing at the National Carbon Capture Center in Wilsonville

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Solar: monthly and annual average global horizontal (GHI) GIS data at 40km  

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Sri Lanka from NREL Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for horizontal flat-plate collectors, for Sri Lanka (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a flat plate collector, such as a photovoltaic panel, oriented horizontally. (Supplemental Information): These data provide monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of approximately 40 km by 40 km in size. The solar resource value is represented as watt-hours per square meter per day for each month. The data were developed from NREL's Climatological Solar Radiation (CSR) Model. This model uses information on cloud cover, atmospheric water

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ARM - Field Campaign - Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon:  

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SRI-PTR-ToFMS SRI-PTR-ToFMS Related Campaigns Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GOAMAZON 2014) 2014.01.01, Martin, AMF Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Campaign : Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon: SRI-PTR-ToFMS 2014.01.01 - 2014.10.31 Lead Scientist : Alex Guenther Description One of the major uncertainties in climate model simulations is the effects of aerosols on radiative forcing and a better understanding of the factors controlling aerosol distributions and life cycle is urgently needed. Aerosols contribute directly to the Earth's radiation balance by scattering or absorbing light as a function of their physical properties and indirectly through particle-cloud interactions that lead to cloud

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maps | OpenEI  

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maps maps Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): 50 m wind power density (W/m2) maps of Sri Lanka (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka, with supplemental information on political boundaries, transmission lines, roads, and terrain relief. Source NREL Date Released June 30th, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords GEF GIS maps NREL Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP wind Data application/zip icon Download Maps (zip, 799.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset

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Apollo Solar Lanka Limited ASLL | Open Energy Information  

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Limited ASLL Limited ASLL Jump to: navigation, search Name Apollo Solar Lanka Limited (ASLL) Place Nugegoda, Sri Lanka Zip 10250 Sector Solar Product Sri Lankan company that is developing both PV & thermal solar technologies. References Apollo Solar Lanka Limited (ASLL)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Apollo Solar Lanka Limited (ASLL) is a company located in Nugegoda, Sri Lanka . References ↑ "Apollo Solar Lanka Limited (ASLL)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Apollo_Solar_Lanka_Limited_ASLL&oldid=342235" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages

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development index (HDI)  

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98 Azerbaijan 0.746 67.1 98.8 67.1 5,016 0.702 0.882 0.653 4 99 Sri Lanka 0.743 71.6 90.7 w 62.7 e.722 0.750 98 Azerbaijan .. .. .. .. .. .. 0.746 99 Sri Lanka 0.619 0.656 0.683 0.702 0.721 0.731 0 .. .. 17.6 .. .. .. .. 80.5 .. 96 Georgia .. .. 19.1 .. .. .. .. 61.9 .. 98 Azerbaijan .. .. 24

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United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations  

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Sri Lanka 32 Armenia 34 Nigeria 33 Peru 34 Syrian Arab 33 Azerbaijan Republic 35 Reunion 34 Suriname.00 Former U.S.S.R.-- Armenia 6.19 5.90 5.90 Azerbaijan 8.90 11.63 11.63 Belarus .24 4.60 4.60 Estonia 4.00 5.69 Sri Lanka 1.29 Armenia 0.20 Reunion 0.00 Peru 0.61 Syrian Arab Rep 0.50 Azerbaijan 0.20 Rwanda 0

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Workbook Contents  

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(MMcf)" (MMcf)" ,"Click worksheet name or tab at bottom for data" ,"Worksheet Name","Description","# Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","Rhode Island Natural Gas Pipeline and Distribution Use (MMcf)",1,"Annual",2012 ,"Release Date:","12/12/2013" ,"Next Release Date:","1/7/2014" ,"Excel File Name:","na1480_sri_2a.xls" ,"Available from Web Page:","http://tonto.eia.gov/dnav/ng/hist/na1480_sri_2a.htm" ,"Source:","Energy Information Administration" ,"For Help, Contact:","infoctr@eia.doe.gov" ,,"(202) 586-8800",,,"12/12/2013 5:45:09 PM"

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,"Rhode Island Natural Gas Input Supplemental Fuels (MMcf)"  

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Input Supplemental Fuels (MMcf)" Input Supplemental Fuels (MMcf)" ,"Click worksheet name or tab at bottom for data" ,"Worksheet Name","Description","# Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","Rhode Island Natural Gas Input Supplemental Fuels (MMcf)",1,"Annual",2012 ,"Release Date:","12/12/2013" ,"Next Release Date:","1/7/2014" ,"Excel File Name:","na1400_sri_2a.xls" ,"Available from Web Page:","http://tonto.eia.gov/dnav/ng/hist/na1400_sri_2a.htm" ,"Source:","Energy Information Administration" ,"For Help, Contact:","infoctr@eia.doe.gov" ,,"(202) 586-8800",,,"12/19/2013 6:58:55 AM"

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Workbook Contents  

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Residential Consumers (Count)" Residential Consumers (Count)" ,"Click worksheet name or tab at bottom for data" ,"Worksheet Name","Description","# Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","Rhode Island Natural Gas Number of Residential Consumers (Count)",1,"Annual",2012 ,"Release Date:","12/12/2013" ,"Next Release Date:","1/7/2014" ,"Excel File Name:","na1501_sri_8a.xls" ,"Available from Web Page:","http://tonto.eia.gov/dnav/ng/hist/na1501_sri_8a.htm" ,"Source:","Energy Information Administration" ,"For Help, Contact:","infoctr@eia.doe.gov" ,,"(202) 586-8800",,,"12/12/2013 5:46:00 PM"

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Workbook Contents  

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Industrial Consumers (Count)" Industrial Consumers (Count)" ,"Click worksheet name or tab at bottom for data" ,"Worksheet Name","Description","# Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","Rhode Island Natural Gas Number of Industrial Consumers (Count)",1,"Annual",2012 ,"Release Date:","12/12/2013" ,"Next Release Date:","1/7/2014" ,"Excel File Name:","na1561_sri_8a.xls" ,"Available from Web Page:","http://tonto.eia.gov/dnav/ng/hist/na1561_sri_8a.htm" ,"Source:","Energy Information Administration" ,"For Help, Contact:","infoctr@eia.doe.gov" ,,"(202) 586-8800",,,"12/12/2013 5:49:54 PM"

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Residential gas appliance market needs assessment. Final Topical report, April 1994  

SciTech Connect

The Gas research Institute (GRI) commissioned SRI International (SRI) to assess the R D needs of the residential gas appliance industry. The objectives in the project were to: Identify and rank the residential gas appliance industry's R D needs as perceived by industry groups (appliance manufacturers, major components and materials suppliers, and distributors/dealers/retailers); Select those needs that an industry-wide R D program (as opposed to individual company efforts) can best meet; and, Assemble a database characterizing the residential gas appliance market and the factors driving demand.

Wachter, G.T.; Gutman, P.V.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precious Coral Fisheries of Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific Islands Introduction  

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,India,Kenya,LesserSunda Islands,Malaysia,NewCaledonia,New Guinea,Nicaragua,Philippines,Samoa. Solomon.Trop.Bot.Gard.(740137-001)from seedcollectedfromcultivatedplantson Kauai,parentplantfromMoorea,French Polynesia Andaman,MalukuIslands,MascareneIslands, NewCaledonia,NewGuinea,NicobarIslands, Philippines,RyukyuIslands,Seychelles, Sri

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OBSERVING THE OCEAN IN THE 2000'S: A STRATEGY FOR THE ROLE OF ACOUSTIC TOMOGRAPHY  

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,India,Kenya,LesserSunda Islands,Malaysia,NewCaledonia,New Guinea,Nicaragua,Philippines,Samoa. Solomon.Trop.Bot.Gard.(740137-001)from seedcollectedfromcultivatedplantson Kauai,parentplantfromMoorea,French Polynesia Andaman,MalukuIslands,MascareneIslands, NewCaledonia,NewGuinea,NicobarIslands, Philippines,RyukyuIslands,Seychelles, Sri

Dushaw, Brian

197

File:Slmetst 224.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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Slmetst 224.pdf Slmetst 224.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Meteorology: map of Sri Lanka selected meteorological stations and elevation from NREL Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,650 × 1,275 pixels, file size: 6.94 MB, MIME type: application/pdf) Title Sri Lanka - select meteorological stations and elevation Description Meteorology: map of Sri Lanka selected meteorological stations and elevation from NREL Sources NREL Authors Donna Heimiller Related Technologies Meteorology Extent International Countries Sri Lanka UN Region Southern Asia Coordinates 7.873054°, 80.771797° File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 17:40, 13 June 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 17:40, 13 June 2011 1,650 × 1,275 (6.94 MB) Nlangle (Talk | contribs) A map depicting elevation and location of selected meteorological stations.

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Appendix B:  

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CApture teChnology SheetS Appendix B: CArBon dioxide CApture teChnology SheetS nAtionAl energy teChnology lABorAtory pre-ComBuStion SolventS B-6 SRI International - CO 2 Capture...

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MEMORIAL RESOLUTION H. TAYLOR HOWARD  

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a distinguished Stanford career in radio engineering and space sciences that spanned 50 years, and a separate Laboratory, now called the STAR (Space, Telecommunications, and Radio Science) Laboratory. This was one research programs of SRI International of Menlo Park and Stanford University. Tay installed a very powerful

Cavalli-Sforza, Luigi

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Stratorotational instability in MHD Taylor-Couette flows  

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The stability of dissipative Taylor-Couette flows with an axial stable density stratification and a prescribed azimuthal magnetic field is considered. Global nonaxisymmetric solutions of the linearized MHD equations with toroidal magnetic field, axial density stratification and differential rotation are found for both insulating and conducting cylinder walls. Flat rotation laws such as the quasi-Kepler law are unstable against the nonaxisymmetric stratorotational instability (SRI). The influence of a current-free toroidal magnetic field depends on the magnetic Prandtl number Pm: SRI is supported by Pm > 1 and it is suppressed by Pm \\lsim 1. For too flat rotation laws a smooth transition exists to the instability which the toroidal magnetic field produces in combination with the differential rotation. This nonaxisymmetric azimuthal magnetorotational instability (AMRI) has been computed under the presence of an axial density gradient. If the magnetic field between the cylinders is not current-free then also the Tayler instability occurs and the transition from the hydrodynamic SRI to the magnetic Tayler instability proves to be rather complex. Most spectacular is the `ballooning' of the stability domain by the density stratification: already a rather small rotation stabilizes magnetic fields against the Tayler instability. An azimuthal component of the resulting electromotive force only exists for density-stratified flows. The related alpha-effect for magnetic SRI of Kepler rotation appears to be positive for negative d\\rho/dz <0.

G. Ruediger; D. A. Shalybkov

2008-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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vol. 180, no. 6 the american naturalist december 2012 Friday Oct 05 2012 10:08 AM/AN53646/2012/180/6/kfoster2/efmurphy/efmurphy//ms review complete/1002/use-graphics/  

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. Department of Biomedical Science and Environmental Biology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City of Hawaii, Hilo 96720; 11. Environment Canada, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3, Canada; 12. Avian Science Center Lanka, Department of Zoology, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka; 14. School of Forest Resources

Hutto, Richard

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A Framework for Effectively Integrating Hard and Soft Syntactic Rules into Phrase Based Translation  

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part of training data using the SRI Language Modeling Toolkit (Stolcke, 2002). In order to acquire average 4.18 586 #12;hard rules are acquired from each test sentence, while 17.08 soft rules in averageA Framework for Effectively Integrating Hard and Soft Syntactic Rules into Phrase Based Translation

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Z. Geomorph. N.F. Suppl.-Vol.146 235-251 Berlin Stuttgart November 2006 Geologic Impacts of the 2004 Indian OceanTsunami on Indonesia,  

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of the 2004 Indian OceanTsunami on Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives Bruce M. Richmond, Bruce E in the eastern Indian Ocean near northern Sumatra, Indonesia.The resulting tsunami was measured globally and had.1) with an epicenter located under the seafloor in the eastern Indian Ocean near northern Sumatra, Indonesia

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ReproducedfromVadoseZoneJournal.PublishedbySoilScienceSocietyofAmerica.Allcopyrightsreserved. Analytical Solutions for Vertical Flow in Unsaturated, Rooted Soils  

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analytical solutions may be divided into two classes;describe the distribution of pressure head, water for the hydraulic ner, 1958; Warrick, 1975; Lomen and Warrick, 1978; Sri- conductivity and water content as function of the pressure head are vastava and Yeh, 1991; Basha, 2000; Chen et al., 2003), exponential, (ii) the initial

Lu, Zhiming

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Technical Report on DOE project: X-ray physics of materials (proposal No.Z817)  

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The SRI-CAT was able to order the construction of the First Optics Enclosure, the second enclosure housing the monochromator and the first user station, and various motors, controllers, and electronics for the control of the hard x-ray beamline components.

Colella, Roberto; Durbin, Stephen

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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eCopy, Inc.  

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considered for the beam transport of the 2-ID-B and 2-ID-C branch lines of Sector 2 (SRI-CAT) of the APS. The first three optical components (mirrors) of the 2-ID-B branch are...

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Android Provenance: Diagnosing Device Disorders Nathaniel Husted  

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Android Provenance: Diagnosing Device Disorders Nathaniel Husted Indiana University Sharjeel Qureshi Dawood Tariq Ashish Gehani SRI International Abstract Mobile devices are a ubiquitous part of our activity and information flow on mobile devices. The goal of these traces is to enable debugging and pro

Stehr, Mark-Oliver

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CRC handbook of agricultural energy potential of developing countries  

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The contents of this book are: Introduction; Kenya; Korea (Republic of); Lesotho; Liberia; Malagasy; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Pakistan; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Somalia; Sri Lanka; Sudana; Surinam; Swaziland; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Uganda; Uruguay; Venezuela; Zaire; Zambia; Appendix I. Conventional and Energetic Yields; Appendix II, Phytomass Files; and References.

Duke, J.A.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equatorial Deep Jets and Abyssal Mixing in the Indian Ocean  

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Vertical profiles of horizontal currents and hydrographic measurements from three cruises along 80.5E from the coast of Sri Lanka to 6S between December 1990 and September 1994 are used to investigate the scales of the Indian Ocean deep jets as ...

Marcus Dengler; Detlef Quadfasel

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy study of rail passenger transportation. Volume 1. Executive summary  

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The results and conclusions of the study by SRI treats the following topics: physical assets and services of rail passenger systems; energy demands and intensities; roles of local institutions; the industry future; and the role of the Federal government. Data reported were collected in 1976 and 1977, and in most cases, cover calendar year 1975.

Henderson, C.

1979-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WATER AS A REAGENT FOR SOIL REMEDIATION  

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SRI International is conducting experiments to develop and evaluate hydrothermal extraction technology or hot water extraction (HWE) technology for remediating petroleum-contaminated soils. Most current remediation practices either fail to remove the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in petroleum-contaminated sites, are too costly, or require the use of organic solvents at the expense of additional contamination and with the added cost of recycling solvents. Hydrothermal extraction offers the promise of efficiently extracting PAHs and other kinds of organics from contaminated soils at moderate temperatures and pressures, using only water and inorganic salts such as carbonate. SRI has conducted experiments to measure the solubility and rate of solubilization of selected PAHs (fluoranthene, pyrene, chrysene, 9,10-dimethylanthracene) in water using SRI's hydrothermal optical cell with the addition of varying amounts of sodium carbonate to evaluate the efficiency of the technology for removing PAHs from the soil. SRI data shows a very rapid increase in solubility of PAHs with increase in temperature in the range 25-275 C. SRI also measured the rate of solubilization, which is a key factor in determining the reactor parameters. SRI results for fluoranthene, pyrene, chrysene, and 9,10-dimethylanthracene show a linear relationship between rate of solubilization and equilibrium solubility. Also, we have found the rate of solubilization of pyrene at 275 C to be 6.5 ppm/s, indicating that the equilibrium solubilization will be reached in less than 3 min at 275 C; equilibrium solubility of pyrene at 275 C is 1000 ppm. Also, pyrene and fluoranthene appear to have higher solubilities in the presence of sodium carbonate. In addition to this study, SRI studied the rate of removal of selected PAHs from spiked samples under varying conditions (temperature, pore sizes, and pH). We have found a higher removal of PAHs in the presence of sodium carbonate in both sand and bentonite systems. Also, sodium carbonate greatly reduces the possible reactor corrosion under hydrothermal conditions. Our results show that a water-to-sand ratio of at least 3:1 is required to efficiently remove PAH from soil under static conditions.

Indira S. Jayaweera; Montserrat Marti-Perez; Jordi Diaz-Ferrero; Angel Sanjurjo

2001-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Systems Integration | OpenEI Community  

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Groups > Groups > Energy Systems Integration Groups > Groups > Energy Systems Integration Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds There are no feeds from external sites for this group. Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Group members (8) Managers: Aaronbeach Recent members: Jim mcveigh Derekhogue Ads15 Marklane Qinsun Wisconsin Weatherall Windows Payne Recent content OpenEI maintenance March 8-9, 2013 Research topics related to ESI Prospects for Nuclear Power(Davis 2012) A Framework for the Optimization of Integrated Energy Systems(Jain and Alleyne 2012) Energy System Integration(Smith 2001) more Group members (8) Managers: Aaronbeach Recent members: Jim mcveigh Derekhogue Ads15 Marklane Qinsun Wisconsin Weatherall Windows Payne

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FRED | OpenEI Community  

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FRED FRED Home > Groups > Groups > FRED Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds There are no feeds from external sites for this group. Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Group members (11) Managers: Dbrodt Recent members: Gdavis Sfederspiel NickL Ads15 L S Hub Limited Marklane Satish Payne Orianalove Rmckeel Recent content Introducing FRED, Enabling Unique Visualization and Manipulation of Energy Data at Multiple Scales FRED Overview Slides Hi FRED Team! Welcome to our community area Group members (11) Managers: Dbrodt Recent members: Gdavis Sfederspiel NickL Ads15 L S Hub Limited Marklane Satish Payne Orianalove Rmckeel 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load)

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,"Rhode Island Natural Gas Summary"  

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7,"Annual",2012,"6/30/1967" 7,"Annual",2012,"6/30/1967" ,"Data 2","Underground Storage",3,"Annual",1996,"6/30/1973" ,"Data 3","Liquefied Natural Gas Storage",3,"Annual",2012,"6/30/1980" ,"Data 4","Consumption",9,"Annual",2012,"6/30/1967" ,"Release Date:","12/12/2013" ,"Next Release Date:","1/7/2014" ,"Excel File Name:","ng_sum_lsum_dcu_sri_a.xls" ,"Available from Web Page:","http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/ng_sum_lsum_dcu_sri_a.htm" ,"Source:","Energy Information Administration" ,"For Help, Contact:","infoctr@eia.gov" ,,"(202) 586-8800",,,"12/19/2013 6:44:27 AM"

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Carbon Sequestration  

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Technology Technology Laboratory 626 Cochrans Mill Road P.O. Box 10940 Pittsburgh, PA 15236-0940 412-386-4966 jose.figueroa@netl.doe.gov Kevin o'Brien Principal Investigator SRI International Materials Research Laboratory 333 Ravenswood Avenue Menlo Park, AK 94025 650-859-3528 kevin.obrien@sri.com Fabrication and Scale-Up oF polybenzimidazole - baSed membrane SyStem For pre - combUStion captUre oF carbon dioxide Background In order to effectively sequester carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) from a gasification plant, there must be an economically viable method for removing the CO 2 from other gases. While CO 2 separation technologies currently exist, their effectiveness is limited. Amine-based separation technologies work only at low temperatures, while pressure-swing absorption and cryogenic distillation consume significantly

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Reductive Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide  

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Reductive Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide Reductive Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide T. Mill (ted.mill@sri.com; 650-859-3605) SRI, PS273 333 Ravenswood Menlo Park, CA 94025 D. Ross (dsross3@yahoo.com; 650-327-3842) U.S. Geological Survey, Bldg 15 MS 999 345 Middlefield Rd. Menlo Park, CA 94025 Introduction The United States currently meets 80% of its energy needs by burning fossil fuels to form CO 2 . The combustion-based production of CO 2 has evolved into a major environmental challenge that extends beyond national borders and the issue has become as politically charged as it is technologically demanding. Whereas CO 2 levels in the atmosphere had remained stable over the 10,000 years preceeding the industrial revolution, that event initiated rapid growth in CO 2 levels over the past 150 years (Stevens, 2000). The resulting accelerating accumulation of

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Novel Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Test |  

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Novel Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Novel Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Test Novel Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Test August 21, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - The successful bench-scale test of a novel carbon dioxide (CO2) capturing sorbent promises to further advance the process as a possible technological option for reducing CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants. The new sorbent, BrightBlack™, was originally developed for a different application by Advanced Technology Materials Inc. (ATMI) , a subcontractor to SRI for the Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored test at the University of Toledo. Through partnering with the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and others, SRI developed a method to

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 40km for  

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km for km for Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for 2-axis tracking concentrating collectors for Sri Lanka (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a concentrating collector, such as a dish collector, which tracks the sun continuously. (Supplemental Information): These data provide monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of approximately 40 km by 40 km in size. The solar resource value is represented as watt-hours per square meter per day for each month. The data were developed from NREL's Climatological Solar Radiation (CSR) Model. This model uses information on cloud cover, atmospheric water

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Solar: hourly solar (direct normal (DNI), global horizontal (GHI), and  

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Sri Lanka from NREL Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Each data file is a set of hourly values of solar radiation and meteorological elements for a 1-year period. Solar radiation is modeled using the NREL METSTAT model, with surface observed cloud cover being the principal model input. Each container file contains up to 30 yearly files for one station, plus the Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) file for the selected station, plus documentation files and a TMY data reader file for use with Microsoft Excel. (Purpose): Simulations (Supplemental Information): The intended use of these data files is for computer simulations of solar energy conversion systems and building systems. The yearly data may be suitable for designing systems and their components to meet the worst-case conditions occurring at a

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FACTSHEET: Energy Department Launches Open-Source Online Training Resource  

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Launches Open-Source Online Training Launches Open-Source Online Training Resource to Help Students, Workers Gain Valuable Skills FACTSHEET: Energy Department Launches Open-Source Online Training Resource to Help Students, Workers Gain Valuable Skills June 21, 2012 - 7:47am Addthis The Energy Department and SRI International today officially launched the National Training and Education Resource (NTER), an open-source platform for job training, workforce development and certification. NTER was envisioned by the Department and developed by SRI. WASHINGTON -- As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to invest in skills for American workers, the Energy Department officially launched today its National Training and Education Resource (NTER), an open-source platform that brings together information technologies to support

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Ron Walli Ron Walli Communications 865.576.0226 ORNL's LandScan helps tsunami relief LandScan image of Sri Lanka shows population densities, particularly along the hard-hit eastern coast. LandScan image of Sri Lanka shows population densities, particularly along the hard-hit eastern coast. Listen to the audio OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 28, 2004 - Relief agencies working to assist victims of Sunday's tsunamis in the Indian Ocean are using a demographic database developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. LandScan is a global population database that shows geographical distribution of population at one-kilometer resolution. Using population distribution maps, relief workers can easily and quickly determine the locations of potential tsunami victims who would otherwise be cut off from

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Du you any one can comment on where to study and how to acquire the LEED  

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Du you any one can comment on where to study and how to acquire the LEED Du you any one can comment on where to study and how to acquire the LEED CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS & BUILDINGS? Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central LEED GA LEED AP - BD & C LEED AP - O & M LEED AP Homes LEED AP SCHOOLS LEED AP ND....................................? I prefer to have it in Saudi arabia, pls comment Submitted by Sri sri on 18 February, 2013 - 00:36 1 answer Points: 0 USGBC is the best resource to start with for LEED Credentials and Certification. Cerfification- http://www.usgbc.org/leed/certification Credentials - http://www.usgbc.org/credentials USGBC also offers a webinar subscription that allows users to earn CMP hours on demand and in one place, you might find this helpful: http://usgbc.peachnewmedia.com/store/provider/provider09.php NickL on 2

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eCopy, Inc.  

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j j 1 i.''e submitteu manuscript has been authored bV a contractor of the U. S. Government under contract No. W-31-10S-ENG-38. Accordingly. the U. S. Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published form of this I contribution. or allow others to do so, for . ." Government purposes. LS-235 SRI CAT Sector 1 Bending Magnet Beamline Description G. Srajer, B. Rodricks, L. Assoufid, and D. M. Mills March 10, 1994 Advanced Photon Source Argonne National Laboratory SRI-CAT Sector 1 Bending Magnet Beamline Description G. Srajer, B. Rodricks, L. Assoufid and D.M. Mills 1. APS Bending Magnet Source Important parameters of the APS bending magnet source are shown in Table 1: Table 1 Parameters of the APS Bending Magnet Source

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MHK Technologies/Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscle EPAM | Open Energy  

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Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscle EPAM Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscle EPAM < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscle EPAM.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization SRI International Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Point Absorber - Floating Technology Description This wave powered generator is unique in that it uses SRI s Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscle EPAM technology a rubbery material that can generate electricity by simply being stretched and allowed to return to its original shape This artificial muscle technology can generate electricity directly from the motion of waves without the need for complicated and costly hydraulic transmissions that are typically found in other wave power generators

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Mini-Grid Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies | Open Energy Information  

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Mini-Grid Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Mini-Grid Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Mini-Grid Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Topics: Market analysis, Co-benefits assessment, Background analysis Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices, Case studies/examples Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, Country: Sri Lanka, Thailand, Chile, China, Peru, Mexico, Philippines Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, South America, Eastern Asia, South America, Central America, South-Eastern Asia References: Mini-Grid Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies[1] Resources Sri Lanka RE Program: village hydro China: Capacity Building for the Rapid Commercialization of

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Energy Department Investments in Innovative Carbon Capture Projects |  

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Energy Department Investments in Innovative Carbon Capture Projects Energy Department Investments in Innovative Carbon Capture Projects Energy Department Investments in Innovative Carbon Capture Projects Post-Combustion CO2 Capture Technologies COMPANY CITY & STATE PROJECT TITLE DOE INVESTMENT PROJECT DESCRIPTION SRI International Menlo Park, CA CO2 Capture Using Advanced Carbon Sorbents at a Slipstream Scale Approx. $10.5 million The project team will test a CO2 sorbent capture process and conduct pilot-scale testing of the sorbent under realistic conditions to validate affordability and opportunities for CO2 use in commercial applications such as enhanced oil recovery or chemical operations. SRI International Menlo Park, CA Development of Mixed-Salt Technology for CO2 Capture from Coal Power Plants Approx. $1.7 million Researchers will develop and test a low-cost, solvent-based technology to extract CO2 from existing or new pulverized coal power plants by combining the benefits of two different solvents.

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STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS INC FOR AN ADVANCE  

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ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS INC FOR AN ADVANCE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS INC FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INVENTION RIGHTS UNDER DOE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-NT0005578, W(A)-2012-031; CH-1666 The Petitioner, Advanced Technology Materials, Inc. (ATMI) was awarded a subcontract under the subject cooperative agreement between the Department of Energy and SRI International (SRI) for the performance of work entitled , "Development of Novel Carbon Sorbents for C02 Capture". The objective of the program is to develop an innovative, low cost, and low energy consuming carbon dioxide (C02) capture technology based on adsorption on a high-capacity and low-cost carbon sorbent. The specific objectives are to validate the performance of this concept on a bench-scale system

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Novel Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Test |  

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Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Test Novel Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Test August 21, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - The successful bench-scale test of a novel carbon dioxide (CO2) capturing sorbent promises to further advance the process as a possible technological option for reducing CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants. The new sorbent, BrightBlack™, was originally developed for a different application by Advanced Technology Materials Inc. (ATMI) , a subcontractor to SRI for the Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored test at the University of Toledo. Through partnering with the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and others, SRI developed a method to

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Todays announcement is a direct investment in CCS-related infrastructure among electric power and industrial facilities, academic institutions, and other organizations operating across the United States  

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Projects selected to receive DOE funding to develop pre-combustion carbon Projects selected to receive DOE funding to develop pre-combustion carbon capture technologies: * University of Minnesota - $793,775 (Minneapolis, MN)-This project aims to develop molecular sieve membrane films for diffusion of hydrogen molecules from synthesis gas mixtures. * Pall Corp. - $1.2M (Cortland, NY) -Pall Corporation will leverage its proprietary membrane fabrication technology to screen a large number of palladium (Pd)-alloys for use in membranes for separating hydrogen from synthesis gas mixtures. * Arizona State University - $656,316 (Tempe, AZ) -Researchers at Arizona State will integrate the water-gas-shift reaction with a CO 2 selective membrane to separate CO 2 from shifted synthesis gas. * SRI International - $1.9M (Menlo Park, CA)-SRI will use solvents to

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Du you any one can comment on where to study and how to acquire the LEED  

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Du you any one can comment on where to study and how to acquire the LEED Du you any one can comment on where to study and how to acquire the LEED CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS & BUILDINGS? Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central LEED GA LEED AP - BD & C LEED AP - O & M LEED AP Homes LEED AP SCHOOLS LEED AP ND....................................? I prefer to have it in Saudi arabia, pls comment Submitted by Sri sri on 18 February, 2013 - 00:36 1 answer Points: 0 USGBC is the best resource to start with for LEED Credentials and Certification. Cerfification- http://www.usgbc.org/leed/certification Credentials - http://www.usgbc.org/credentials USGBC also offers a webinar subscription that allows users to earn CMP hours on demand and in one place, you might find this helpful: http://usgbc.peachnewmedia.com/store/provider/provider09.php NickL on 2

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Research and Education in Basic Space Science: The Approach Pursued in the UN/ESA Workshops  

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Since 1990, the United Nations in cooperation with the European Space Agency is holding annually a workshop on basic space science for the benefit of the worldwide development of astronomy. These workshops have been held in countries of Asia and the Pacific (India, Sri Lanka), Latin America and the Caribbean (Costa Rica, Colombia, Honduras), Africa (Nigeria), Western Asia (Egypt, Jordan), and Europe (Germany, France). Additional to the scientific benefits of the workshops and the strengthening of international cooperation, the workshops lead to the establishment of astronomical telescope facilities in Colombia, Egypt, Honduras, Jordan, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Uruguay. The annual UN/ESA Workshops continue to pursue an agenda to network these astronomical telescope facilities through similar research and education programmes. Teaching material and hands-on astrophysics material has been developed for the operation of such astronomical telescope facilities in an university environment.

H. M. K. Al-Naimiy; C. P. Celebre; K. Chamcham; H. S. P. de Alwis; M. C. P. de Carias; H. J. Haubold; A. E. Troche Boggino

2000-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategies of Asian oil-importing countries  

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Various strategies are used by oil-importing countries to reduce their economic dependence on imported oil: national oil production, energy conservation, and the change of economic structures from high energy intensity sectors to low ones. In this article, the roles of these different strategies have been identified for 10 selected oil-importing countries in Asia: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, R.O Korea, and Taiwan. The results show that most of the selected countries (although Hong Kong and Taiwan are independent economic entities, for simplicity, the author refers to them as countries) have succeeded in reducing their national economy dependence on imported oil since 1973. Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and India are among the most successful countries, with more than 40% reduction in their economic dependence on imported oil.

Yang, M. [Asian Inst. of Tech., Bangkok (Thailand)

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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XFD progress report.  

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In May 2002, the Advanced Photon Source (APS) was reorganized into three divisions: the Accelerator Systems Division (ASD), the APS Operations Division (AOD), and the Experimental Facilities Division (XFD). Parts of the former User Program Division (UPD) were incorporated into XFD; other parts were incorporated into AOD. This Progress Report summarizes the main scientific and technical activities of XFD and parts of the former UPD from January 2001 through June 2002. The report is divided into two major sections, (1) SRI-CAT Beamlines, Technical Developments, and Scientific Applications, and (2) User Technical Support, which describe the technical activities and research and development (R&D) accomplishments of the XFD and former UPD personnel in supporting the synchrotron radiation instrumentation (SRI) collaborative access team (CAT) and the general APS user community. Also included in this report is a comprehensive list of publications by XFD and UPD staff members during the time period covered by this report.

Gluskin, E.

2003-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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An economic analysis of collective management for natural resources; with case studies of small scale irrigation and fisheries in South Asia  

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Introduction Why property regimes are important for improved resource management What is meant by common property management How can common property management be modelled economically Review of earlier economic analysis (theoretical and empirical) Synthesised economic model Hypotheses underpinning the model Methodology for empirically testing the model Background to Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu Tentative Results Tentative Conclusions 3 Abstract This paper presents an economic model for collective resource management. The model is premised on the assumption that certain factors motivate individual and collective decisionmaking. These underlying assumptions as well as the robustness of the model are field tested with data from actual resource management systems in Sri Lanka and India. Initial field visits suggest that the model may be robust in explaining some of the important features of common property regimes. The paper starts from the premise that renewable natural resourc...

South Asia; Paul Steele

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Malamalama 1 Malamalama 1  

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Guinea, 4:6 Philippines, 4:6 Sri Lanka, 4:7 "Biology and management of deepwater snap pers:102-108 Hawaii, main islands ecological perspective Hawaii,2:38 Kauai,2:36-37 Maui,2:37-38 Oahu, 2-de-mer, 4:6 Philippines beche-de-mer, 4:6 Polovina, Jeffrey J., "The lobster and shrimp fisheries in Hawaii

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Cecil H. & Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics scripps institution of oceanography, university of california, san diego  

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1 13 7 1 5 Mineral & Energy Economics 73 14 57 2 41 11 13 18 Electrical Engineering & Computer Economics and Business 8 30 7 19 5 2 11 Mineral & Energy Economics 44 26 3 15 5 1 9 Operations Research Japan 10 0 10 7 0 7 Spain 2 0 2 3 2 1 Burma 1 0 1 0 0 0 Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sri Lanka 1 0 1 1 0 1

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder and trichotillomania: a phenomenological comparison  

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time in terms of focus and severity (e.g. from washing of hands to checking locks, stoves, appliances, etc) [9], TTM patients usually only present with hair-pulling without evolution to non-self-injurious compulsive rituals. Examination of demographic... both OCD and TTM, there is good evidence that response to SRI's is sus- Relatively few empirical studies have, however, docu- mented the phenomenological similarities and differ- ences between OCD and TTM [3,18,19]. A large clinical database comprised...

Lochner, Christine; Seedat, Soraya; du Toit, Pieter L; Nel, Daniel G; Niehaus, Dana J H; Sandler, Robin; Stein, Dan J

2005-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Metal oxides for efficient infrared to visible upconversion  

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, Guillaume, Anastasia, Marc, Alex, Lea, H eng, Hannoh , Bouh , Erik, etc) and in Cambridge (Marijn, Sri, Milos, Albert, Trudy, Anastasia, Pete, Steve, Arnaud, Tom, Geoff, BJ, Rob, Rose, Amr, Aurlie, Laure , Mohammad, Luke, etc). Thank s to my French... , A. Cassanho and H. Jenssen , J. Display Technol. , 2006, 2 , 68. 10 C. Strmpel , M. McCann, G. Beaucarne , V . Arkhipov, A. Slaoui, V. Svrcek, C. del Caizo and I. Tobias, Sol . Energy Mater . Sol . Cells , 2007, 91 , 238. 11 T. Trupke...

Etchart, Isabelle

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Residual stress measurement with high energy x-rays at the Advanced Photon Source.  

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Preliminary measurements with high energy x-rays from the SRI CAT 1-ID beam line at the Advanced Photon show great promise for the measurement of stress and strain using diffraction. Comparisons are made with neutron measurements. Measurements of strains in a 2 mm thick 304 stainless steel weld show that excellent strain and spatial resolutions are possible. With 200 {micro}m slits, strain resolutions of 1 x 10{sup {minus}5} were achieved.

Winholtz, R. A.; Haeffner, D. R.; Green, R.E.L.; Varma, R.; Hammond, D.

2000-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: Ambient Monitoring - Southern Fine Particulate Monitoring Project  

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Southern Fine Particulate Monitoring Project (SRI) Southern Fine Particulate Monitoring Project (SRI) Southern Research Institute (SRI), Birmingham, AL, is operating a research station in North Birmingham for monitoring fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that exists in that part of the Deep South. The station will be a core PM2.5 mass monitoring and chemical speciation station in the nationwide EPA PM2.5 network. As such, it will be a complement and supplement to DOE-NETL's other ongoing projects for monitoring fine particulate matter in the upper Ohio River valley. Locating additional monitoring equipment in the Deep South will fill an important gap in the national particulate monitoring effort. The region's topography, weather patterns, and variety of emission sources may affect the chemical make-up and airborne transport of fine particles in ways that are different than in other parts of the country. The project's results will support DOE's comprehensive program to evaluate ambient fine particulate matter through better understanding of the chemical and physical properties of these materials.

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Novel Gas Sensors for High-Temperature Fossil Fuel Applications  

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SRI International (SRI) is developing ceramic-based microsensors to detect exhaust gases such as NO, NO{sub 2}, and CO in advanced combustion and gasification systems under this DOE NETL-sponsored research project. The sensors detect the electrochemical activity of the exhaust gas species on catalytic electrodes attached to a solid state electrolyte and are designed to operate at the high temperatures, elevated pressures, and corrosive environments typical of large power generation exhausts. The sensors can be easily integrated into online monitoring systems for active emission control. The ultimate objective is to develop sensors for multiple gas detection in a single package, along with data acquisition and control software and hardware, so that the information can be used for closed-loop control in novel advanced power generation systems. This report details the Phase I Proof-of-Concept, research activities performed from October 2003 to March 2005. SRI's research work includes synthesis of catalytic materials, sensor design and fabrication, software development, and demonstration of pulse voltammetric analysis of NO, NO{sub 2}, and CO gases on catalytic electrodes.

Palitha Jayaweera; Francis Tanzella

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating the DSM Potential for Industrial Electrotechnologies and Management Practices  

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In an effort to help balance load requirements and generating capacity, Houston Lighting & Power Company (HL&P) contracted with SRI International (SRI) to identify existing and emerging electrotechnologies and management practices (technologies) for possible inclusion in an industrial demand side management (DSM) program. This paper outlines the procedures used to evaluate technologies that may impact oil refining, pulp & paper production, and 26 major chemical processes of industrial customers within HL&P's service area. Each technology was reviewed with regard to its electricity requirements and applicability to various industries. In addition, each technology's basic principles, existing industrial applications, possible new applications, product or process limitations, and representative economics were investigated. Where applicable, concerns other than economic attractiveness such as environmental issues, worker safety, and product quality were identified. Additional information was also obtained from preliminary efforts to project the commercial penetration of each of these technologies. Factors affecting commercial penetration include the existing level of market penetration, fuel prices, electricity prices, capital investment requirements, perceived risk, and internal hurdles rates for investment. In order to fully determine which of these technologies should be included in an industrial DSM program, various HL&P industrial customers were interviewed with regard to their knowledge and/or acceptance levels of selected electrotechnologies and management practices. This enabled HL&P to better understand the specific needs of industrial customers within their service area. This survey data, along with the information provided by SRI and other sources, formed the basis for initial selection of technologies to include in an industrial DSM program. The value of encouraging HL&P's industrial customers to use any of these technologies will be compared to DSM programs for other customer classes, as well as more traditional generating resource options, before the final selection of electrotechnologies and management practices is made.

Harrell, P. J.; Pavone, A.

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geospatial Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Geospatial Toolkit Geospatial Toolkit Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Solar, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Guide/manual, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.nrel.gov/applying_technologies/geospatial_toolkits.html Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, China, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkey Cost: Free Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, South America, Eastern Asia, Central America, Western Africa, Central America, Central America, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Central America, , Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Western Asia

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Property:Country | Open Energy Information  

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Country Country Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Page. Pages using the property "Country" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 4 4C Offshore Limited + United Kingdom + A A1 Sun, Inc. + United States + ALDACOR INC + United States + Abu Dhabi Supreme Petroleum Council + United Arab Emirates + Algeria Ministry of Energy and Mining + Algeria + Alternate Energy LLC + United States + B Bahrain National Gas and Oil Authority + Bahrain + Balloon Eólica + Brazil + Buffalo Software + United States + C CSBC Corporation + Taiwan + Community Energy Inc + United States + E EXEN Holdings LLC + United States + Ecoforest + Spain + H HOMER + Armenia + HOMER + Yugoslavia + HOMER + Gabon + HOMER + Sri Lanka + HOMER + Canada +

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Midweek: Beyond the Headlines Volume 1, Number 1, 6 - 12 September 2006  

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the country. The state government has already kicked off the Buddhist circuit and this project would give the much required impetus to boost tourism and attract pilgrim tourists to the area. It aims to draw the pilgrim tourists from South East Asia... and the neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka apart from the large domestic pilgrim tourists from other states. Rabong was the natural choice for installation of the statue as the town is located in the middle of the three most important Buddhist...

Zulca, Mita

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Projection of light-truck population to year 2025  

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The recent growth in the number of light trucks is a matter of considerable interest in that it may have far-reaching implications for gasoline consumption. This paper forecasts the number of light trucks in the years to 2025. The forecast is based on economic scenarios developed by SRI International. Except for the case of the most-dismal economic forecast, the number of light trucks is predicted to increase monotonically and to show the greatest rate of increase between 1973 and 1980.

1978-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Asian Development Outlook 2010 | Open Energy Information  

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Asian Development Outlook 2010 Asian Development Outlook 2010 Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Asian Development Outlook 2010: Macroeconomic Management Beyond the Crisis Agency/Company /Organization: Asian Development Bank Sector: Energy Topics: Market analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type: Publications Website: www.adb.org/Documents/Books/ADO/2010/ado2010.pdf Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (country), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, South Korea, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste UN Region: Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Title Title Pre and Post Combustion CO 2 Capture Strategies Using Membranes May 8-11, 2006 * Hilton Alexandria Mark Center * Alexandria, Virginia Richard A. Callahan Kevin C. O'Brien Robert R. Dill Enerfex, Inc. SRI Consulting Specialty Filaments, Inc. Post Combustion Membrane Capture * Existing & future pulverized coal plant flue gas * Membranes selectively permeate CO 2 , NO x & SO x & retain N 2 * Economics driven by permeability & selectivity * Higher permeability lowers membrane capital * Higher selectivity lowers capture power Enerfex, Inc. * Company Formed 1992 * Membrane Project Areas: - Design - Process simulation - Plant & Pilot Skid - Design & Fabrication - Natural Gas - Well Head CO 2 removal - Fuel Cells - Natural gas N 2 content reduction

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Columnar Water Vapor Measurements Columnar Water Vapor Measurements During the Fall 1997 ARM Intensive Operational Period: Optical Methods B. Schmid Bay Area Environmental Research Institute San Francisco, California J. J. Michalsky Atmospheric Sciences Research Center State University of New York Albany, New York D. W. Slater and J. C. Barnard Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington R. N. Halthore Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, New York J. C. Liljegren Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, Illinois B. N. Holben National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland T. F. Eck Raytheon ITSS National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland J. M. Livingston SRI International

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An integrated genetics approach to systemic low-dose radiation responses  

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integrated genetics approach to systemic low-dose radiation responses integrated genetics approach to systemic low-dose radiation responses G. Huang 1 , Y. Huang 1 , D.H. Nguyen 1 , K. Bjornstad 1 , C. Rosen 1 , P. Chang 2 , R. DelRosario 3 , Do Yup Lee 1 , B. Bowen 1 , W. Reindl 1 , J. Mott 1 , A. Balmain 3 , M.H. Barcellos-Hoff 4 , Joe W Gray 1,5 , Mina Bissell 1 , Gary Karpen 1 , T. Northen 1 , E. A. Blakely 1 , J. H. Mao 1 1 Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 2 SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

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Slide23 | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical  

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Slide23 Slide23 Slide23 Developing Country Access Afghanistan Guatemala Nigeria Albania Guinea Pakistan Algeria Guinea-Bissau Palestinian Territories (West Bank/ Gaza) Angola Guyana Papua New Guinea Armenia Haiti Paraguay Azerbaijan Honduras Peru Bangladesh Indonesia Philippines Belize Iraq Rwanda Benin Jordan Samoa Bhutan Kenya Sao Tome and Principe Bolivia Kiribati Senegal Burkina Faso Kyrgyzstan Sierra Leone Burundi Lao People's Democratic Republic Solomon Islands Cambodia Lesotho Somalia Cameroon Liberia Sri Lanka Cape Verde Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Swaziland Central African Republic Madagascar Tajikistan Chad Malawi Tanzania, United Republic of Colombia Maldives Thailand Comoros Mali Timor-Leste Congo Marshall Islands Togo Congo, The Democratic Republic of Mauritania Tonga

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Ionic (Proton) Transport Hydrogen Separation Systems  

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(Proton) (Proton) Transport Hydrogen Separation Systems Summary Session Participants -- Ionic Transport Balachandran, Balu Cornelius, Chris Fleming, Greg Glass, Robert Hartvigsen, Joseph Higgins, Richard King, David Paster, Mark Paul, Dilo Robbins, John Samells, Anthony Schwartz, Michael Schinski, Bill Smith, Ronald Van Bibber, Lawrence Zalesky, Rick Argonne National Laboratory Sandia National Laboratory Air Liquide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Cerametec, Inc. CeraMem Corporation Battelle, PNNL DOE Science Applications International Corporation ExxonMobil Eltron Research, Inc. ITN Energy Systems ChevronTexaco SRI Consulting SAIC ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures Performance Goals 4-5 years (5 years upper limit) (100,000 hrs is 12 years) High durability 250-350

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Regional Climate Change Adaptation Platform for Asia | Open Energy  

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Platform for Asia Platform for Asia Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Regional Climate Change Adaptation Platform for Asia Name Regional Climate Change Adaptation Platform for Asia Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Stockholm Environment Institute, Asian Institute of Technology/UNEP Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific Topics Adaptation, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.climateadapt.asia/ Country Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines UN Region Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia References Regional Climate Change Adaptation Platform for Asia[1] Overview "This initiative supports research and capacity building on climate change

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Evaluation of line focus solar central power systems. Volume I. Executive summary  

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An evaluation was completed to ascertain the applicability of line focus technologies to electrical power applications and to compare their performance and cost potential with point focus central receiver power systems. It was concluded that although the high temperature line focus (SRI) and fixed mirror line focus (GA) concepts duplicate the heat source characteristics and power conversion technology of the central receiver concepts these configurations do not offer a sufficient improvement in cost to warrant full scale development. The systems are, however, less complex than their point focus counterpart and should the central receiver system development falter they provide reasonable technology alternatives. This volume is an executive summary. (WHK)

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Rural Energy Options Analysis Training Development and Implementation at NREL  

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NREL has developed a rural energy options analysis training program for rural energy decision makers that provides knowledge, skills and tools for the evaluation of technologies, including renewables, for rural energy applications. Through the Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Program (SETP), NREL has refined materials for the program and developed a module that offers hands-on training in the preparation of data for options analysis using HOMER, NREL's micropower optimization model. NREL has used the materials for training in Brazil, the Maldives, Mexico, and Sri Lanka.

Gilman, P.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household energy in South Asia  

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This research study on the use of energy in South Asis (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) was sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the World Bank), and the Directorate-General for Development of the Commission of the European Communities. The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of household energy and its linkages, by reviewing the data resources on household energy use, supply, prices and other relevant factors that exist in South Asia.

Leach, G.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental Facilities Division/User Program Division technical progress report 1999-2000.  

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In October 1999, the two divisions of the Advanced Photon Source (APS), the Accelerator Systems Division (ASD) and the Experimental Facilities Division (XFD), were reorganized into four divisions (see high-level APS organizational chart, Fig. 1.1). In addition to ASD and XFD, two new divisions were created, the APS Operations Division (AOD), to oversee APS operations, and the User Program Division (UPD), to serve the APS user community by developing and maintaining the highest quality user technical and administration support. Previous XFD Progress Reports (ANL/APS/TB-30 and ANL/APS/TB-34) covered a much broader base, including APS user administrative support and what was previously XFD operations (front ends, interlocks, etc.) This Progress Report summarizes the main scientific and technical activities of XFD, and the technical support, research and development (R and D) activities of UPD from October 1998 through November 2000. The report is divided into four major sections, (1) Introduction, (2) SRI-CAT Beamlines, Technical Developments, and Scientific Applications, (3) User Technical Support, and (4) Major Plans for the Future. Sections 2 and 3 describe the technical activities and research accomplishments of the XFD and UPD personnel in supporting the synchrotron radiation instrumentation (SRI) collaborative access team (CAT) and the general APS user community. Also included in this report is a comprehensive list of publications (Appendix 1) and presentations (Appendix 2) by XFD and UPD staff during the time period covered by this report. The organization of section 2, SRI CAT Beamlines, Technical Developments, and Scientific Applications has been made along scientific techniques/disciplines and not ''geographical'' boundaries of the sectors in which the work was performed. Therefore items under the subsection X-ray Imaging and Microfocusing could have been (and were) performed on several different beamlines by staff in different divisions. The management of SRI CAT encourages this type of cross-fertilization among the staff responsible for different beamlines and feels that this approach will ultimately result in the best scientific output. The section on User Technical Support, on the other hand, is laid out more closely along group lines, namely insertion devices, high-heat-load optics, instrumentation engineering, optics fabrication and metrology, and beamline controls and data acquisition.

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DEVELOPMENT OF DISPOSABLE SORBENTS FOR CHLORIDE REMOVAL FROM HIGH TEMPERATURE COAL-DERIVED GASES  

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Advanced integrated-gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) and integrated-gasification fuel cell (IGFC) systems require the development of high temperature sorbents for the removal of hydrogen chloride (HCl) vapor to less than 1 parts-per-million (ppm) levels. HCl is a highly reactive, corrosive, and toxic gas which must be removed to meet environmental regulations, to protect power generation equipment, and to minimize deterioration of hot gas desulfurization sorbents. The objective of this program was to develop disposable, alkali-based sorbents capable of reducing HCl vapor levels to less than 1 ppm in the temperature range from 400 to 750 C and pressures in the range from 1 to 20 atm. The primary areas of focus of this program were to investigate different methods of sorbent fabrication, testing their suitability for different reactor configurations, obtaining reaction kinetics data, and conducting a preliminary economic feasibility assessment. This program was a joint effort between SRI International (SRI), Research Triangle Institute (RTI), and General Electric Corporate Research and Development (GE-CRD). SRI, the prime contractor and RTI, a major subcontractor, performed most of the work in this program. Thermochemical calculations indicated that sodium-based sorbents were capable of reducing HCl vapor levels to less than 1 ppm at temperatures up to 650 C, but the regeneration of spent sorbents would require complex process steps. Nahcolite (NaHCO{sub 3}), a naturally-occurring mineral, could be used as an inexpensive sorbent to remove HCl vapor in hot coal gas streams. In the current program, nahcolite powder was used to fabricate pellets suitable for fixed-bed reactors and granules suitable for fluidized-bed reactors. Pilot-scale equipment were used to prepare sorbents in large batches: pellets by disk pelletization and extrusion techniques, and granules by granulation and spray-drying techniques. Bench-scale fixed- and fluidized-bed reactors were assembled at SRI and RTI to conduct tests at high-temperature, high-pressure conditions (HTHP). The HTHP tests confirmed the ability of nahcolite pellets and granules to reduce the HCl vapor levels to less than 1 ppm levels with a very high sorbent utilization for chloride capture. The effect of several operating variables such as temperature, pressure, presence of hydrogen sulfide, and sorbent preparation methods was studied on the efficacy of HCl removal by the sorbent. Pilot-scale tests were performed in the fluidized-bed mode at the gasifier facility at the GE-CRD. Sorbent exposure tests were also conducted using a hot coal gas stream from the DOE/FETC's fluidized-bed gasifier at Morgantown, WV. These tests confirmed the results obtained at SRI and RTI. A preliminary economic assessment showed that the cost of HCl removal in a commercial IGCC system will be about $0.001/kWh (1 mills/kWh).

Gopala Krishnan; Raghubir Gupta

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Data Initiative (EDI) | OpenEI Community  

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Global Atlas Global Atlas Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Blog entry Global Atlas IRENA launches global atlas of renewable energy potential Graham7781 11 Feb 2013 - 15:18 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Introducing FRED, Enabling Unique Visualization and Manipulation of Energy Data at Multiple Scales EIA officially recognizes utility rate database on OpenEI Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Data Now Available on OpenEI! 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas For those looking to advance o... more Group members (8) Managers: Ianjkalin Recent members: Denizurla Mrshah322 Ads15 Marklane Sjmooney Manulator Payne 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2084382898

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Energy Data Initiative (EDI) Energy Data Initiative (EDI) Home > Energy Data Initiative (EDI) > Posts by term > Energy Data Initiative (EDI) Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds Term: hackathon Type Term Title Author Replies Last Post sort icon Discussion hackathon 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas Rmckeel 1 22 May 2013 - 08:23 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Introducing FRED, Enabling Unique Visualization and Manipulation of Energy Data at Multiple Scales EIA officially recognizes utility rate database on OpenEI Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Data Now Available on OpenEI! 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas For those looking to advance o... more Group members (8) Managers: Ianjkalin Recent members: Denizurla Mrshah322 Ads15 Marklane

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Energy Data Initiative (EDI) - Q & A | OpenEI Community  

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Energy Data Initiative (EDI) - Q & A Energy Data Initiative (EDI) - Q & A Home > Energy Data Initiative (EDI) Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds Question Post date Answers How do I add open data requirements into my government contract? 13 Feb 2013 - 18:33 3 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Introducing FRED, Enabling Unique Visualization and Manipulation of Energy Data at Multiple Scales EIA officially recognizes utility rate database on OpenEI Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Data Now Available on OpenEI! 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas For those looking to advance o... more Group members (8) Managers: Ianjkalin Recent members: Denizurla Mrshah322 Ads15 Marklane Sjmooney Manulator Payne 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS  

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

WHITEFOX TECHNOLOGIES, LIMITED, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF WHITEFOX TECHNOLOGIES, LIMITED, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INVENTION RIGHTS UNDER DOE CONTRACT NO. DE·FC26· 07NT43090, SUBCONTRACT QZ001 W(A)-OB-033, CH·1445 The Petitioner, Whitefox Technologies, Limited (Whitefox» was awarded a subcontract under the subject cooperative agreement with SRI International for the performance of work entitled, "Fabrication and Scale-Up of Polybenzimidazole (PBI) Membrane Based System for Pre- Combustion Based Capture of Carbon Dioxide". The overall project objective is to test a polybenzimidazole (PBI) hollow fiber membrane, previously developed by Whitefox, for hydrogen and C02 applications and scale-up into a functional modular system. The module system will be evaluated for its performance and economics in a small scale IGCC testing system with a syngas

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meteorologic | OpenEI  

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meteorologic meteorologic Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): A data set of hourly values of solar radiation and meteorological elements for a 1-year period. (Purpose): Simulations Source NREL Date Released August 02nd, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 07th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords GEF meteorologic NREL Sri Lanka SWERA TMY UNEP Data application/zip icon Download Data (zip, 2.4 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 1973 - 2002 License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access Average vote Your vote Overall rating Average vote Your vote

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NETL: Pilot Test of a Nanoporous, Super-hydrophobic Membrane Contactor  

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Pilot Scale Evaluation of an Advanced Carbon Sorbent-Based Process for Post-combustion CO2 Capture Pilot Scale Evaluation of an Advanced Carbon Sorbent-Based Process for Post-combustion CO2 Capture Project No.: DE-FE00013123 SRI is incorporating an advanced carbon capture sorbent-based process in a 1 MWe slipstream pilot plant that will reduce the parasitic plant load by using a CO2 capture sorbent requiring a reduced amount of steam. The process is based on advanced carbon sorbents having a low heat of adsorption, high CO2 adsorption capacity, and excellent selectivity. Design and performance data will be produced by testing the sorbent using the slipstream from an operating pulverized coal (PC)-fired boiler under realistic conditions and continuous long-term operation. The acquired data will be used for further development and commercialization of the process.

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ANL/APS/TB-21 Radiation Shielding of Insertion Device Beamlines  

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1 1 Radiation Shielding of Insertion Device Beamlines Using a Mirror as the First Optical Element W. Yun, B. Lai, K. J. Randall, S. Davey, D. R. Haeffner, P. K. Job, and D. Shu February 1995 Abstract The radiation shielding for an Advanced Photon Source (APS) insertion device beamline using a mirror as the first optical component is discussed. The beamline layout for a specific Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team beamline (sector 2 of SRI CAT) is described, and the methodology used to determine the radiation shielding is presented. Results indicate that, by using a x-ray mirror with a critical energy of 32 keV for total reflection, an undulator beam containing nearly all x-rays in the 0 - 32 keV spectral range can be delivered

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Electromobiles Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Electromobiles Pvt Ltd Electromobiles Pvt Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Electromobiles (Pvt) Ltd Place Colombo, Sri Lanka Sector Solar Product Manufacturers of solar powered motor bikes and cars. Coordinates 6.9272°, 79.8722° 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":6.9272,"lon":79.8722,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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21 - 230 of 26,777 results. 21 - 230 of 26,777 results. Download Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-031 This is a request by SRI INTERNATIONAL for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-NT0005578. http://energy.gov/gc/downloads/advance-patent-waiver-wa2012-031 Download Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2008-022 This is a request by ABENGOA BIOENERGY BIOMASS OF KANSAS, LLC for a DOE waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FC3607017028 http://energy.gov/gc/downloads/advance-patent-waiver-wa2008-022 Download WA_04_006_CURTISS-WRIGHT_ELECTRO-MECHANICAL_Domestic_and_For.pdf http://energy.gov/gc/downloads/wa04006curtiss-wrightelectro-mechanicaldomesticandforpdf Download Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2009-065 This is a request by AZ PUBLIC SERVICE for a DOE waiver of domestic and

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Decentralized Rural Electrification: the Critical Success Factors | Open  

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Decentralized Rural Electrification: the Critical Success Factors Decentralized Rural Electrification: the Critical Success Factors Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Decentralized Rural Electrification: the Critical Success Factors Agency/Company /Organization: Ray Holland, Lahiru Perera, Teodoro Sanchez, Dr Rona Wilkinson Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Phase: Create a Vision Topics: - Energy Access Resource Type: Publications User Interface: Website Website: cdn1.practicalaction.org/r/u/4d927f75-6660-426f-941e-13a02e33baf9.pdf? Cost: Free Language: English This review of recent practice draws on ITDG's twenty years experience of supporting off-grid solutions in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Zimbabwe and Peru in particular, and on work by other organisations in other countries, such as Indonesia, Kenya, Vietnam, South Africa.

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NETL: News Release - Energy Department Expands Air Monitoring Efforts to  

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September 11, 2000 September 11, 2000 Energy Department Expands Air Monitoring Efforts to Deep South The Energy Department is expanding its efforts to collect data on microscopic airborne particles to the deep South. The department will award Southern Research Institute (SRI), Birmingham, AL, a $750,000 contract to augment an air monitoring station in Alabama with new capabilities to study fine particulate matter called PM2.5. The term stands for particulate matter with a diameter less than 2.5 micrometers, or about 1/30th the width of a human hair. The effort is intended to assist the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), state agencies and the energy industry in gauging the level and sources of the tiny particles which are now regulated under new federal air quality standards.

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CX-009553: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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53: Categorical Exclusion Determination 53: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009553: Categorical Exclusion Determination Mild Biomass Liquefaction Process for Economic Production of Stabilized Refiner-Ready Bio-Oils CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 12/19/2012 Location(s): North Carolina, New Jersey Offices(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. DOE is proposing to provide federal funding to Southern Research Institute (SRI) to demonstrate a lab-scale biomass liquefaction system capable of producing bio-oils from woody biomass, that could be directly blended with hydrotreater and hydrocracker input streams in a petroleum refinery for production of gasoline and diesel range hydrocarbons. CX-009553.pdf More Documents & Publications CX-009910: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003202: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY SIEMENS SOLAR INDUSTRIES FOR AN ADVANCE  

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NREL NREL SUBCONTRACT NO. ZAK-8-17619-19 UNDER DOE CONTRACT NO. DE- AC36-83CH10093; W(A)-98-019; CH-0987 The Petitioner, Siemens Solar Industries (hereinafter "SSI"), has requested a waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights for all subject inventions arising from its participation under th, above referenced subcontract entitled "Commercialization of CIS-Based Thin-Film PV." The ) Petitioner is a ower. tie subcontractor under the referenced NREL subcontract wi / Res3areh lstituce - (SRI),a- 1 ot-for profit organi7ztion. 4 The contract pertains to the use of alloys of copper indium diselenide (CuInSe 2 , hereinafter "CIS") in photovoltaic cells. CIS-based photovoltaic cells have shown promise in reducing the cost of photovoltaics well below the cost of crystalline silicon-based photovoltaic

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Advanced Patent Waivers | Department of Energy  

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Advanced Advanced Patent Waivers Advanced Patent Waivers June 12, 2013 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-028 This is a request by SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0005666. May 7, 2013 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-033 This is a request by GE-GLOBAL RESEARCH for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-OE000593. April 26, 2013 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-031 This is a request by SRI INTERNATIONAL for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-NT0005578. April 3, 2013 Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-024 This is a request by SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-EE0005493.

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BCDA Bunch Clock  

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Bunch Clock Generator Bunch Clock Generator Version 1.20 (January 2005) David M. Kline. The Bunch Clock Generator (BCG) was developed to provide bunch pattern and timing information as an mechanism for triggering beamline instrumentation. The BCG100 is a VME-based A16 module that was designed specifically for a timed resolved experiment in the APS SRI-CAT. The BCG100 receives the P0 revolution clock and a RF 352Mhz signal from another VME-based module referred to as the FRX352. It receives the P0 clock and a 44Mhz signal over fiber and can propagate them to multiple BCG100 modules if required. Furthermore, it converts the 44Mhz signal to the 352Mhz signal for the BCG100. Refer to this document for additional information regarding the Bunch Clock Generator. The focus of this page is to provide information of

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APS User News-at-a-Glance, Issue 35  

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5: November 22, 2005 5: November 22, 2005 Advanced Photon Source www.aps.anl.gov ============================================ CONTENTS 1. Message from Murray SCIENCE NEWS 2. Date Correction: Cross Cut Review on January 25 3. Science Highlight: "Demixing" of Metallic Liquids Seen for First Time 4. SRI-2005 Detector Workshop Moved to APS FACILITY NEWS 5. Shop and Machine Tool Users: Reauthorization Required by February 1, 2006 6. Pete Jemian Heads Beamline Controls and Data Acquisition Group 7. Nominations Packages Due Feb. 15 for 2006 APSUO Franklin Award 8. Reviews Scheduled for 10 Sectors 9. New Information Products from the APS 10. CV Check: Any New APS Papers? BRIEFLY NOTED ---Holiday Shutdowns Affect Services ---SPIE Scholarships and Career Guidance DATES AND DEADLINES

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Sustainable Development Strategy for South Asia | Open Energy Information  

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Name Sustainable Development Strategy for South Asia Agency/Company /Organization AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific Sector Energy, Land Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Guide/manual Website http://www.rrcap.unep.org/nsds Country Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka UN Region South-Eastern Asia References AIT-UNEP RRC.AP[1] Purpose "This document is expected to provide the strategic direction for the pursuit of sustainable development in the SAS. It is important to note that this document addresses the issues at the sub-regional level, building upon national level issues and policies but particularly addressing those transcending and common to the countries in the SAS. It is expected that

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STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS ADVANCE WAIVER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S U.S. AND FOREIGN  

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IN INVENTIONS MADE -BY THE SARNOFF IN INVENTIONS MADE -BY THE SARNOFF CORPORATION IN THE PERFORMANCE OF LLNL'S SUBCONTRACT NO. B513201 UNDER DOE'S NONPROLIFERATION RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING PROGRAM DOE WAIVER No. W(A)-01-015, (SAN 687) The Petitioner, the Saroff Corporation, a subsidiary of SRI International, has submitted a petition for an advance waiver of the Government's domestic and foreign rights to inventions made during performance of the above cited Subcontract. Background: DOE's Nonproliferation Research and Engineering Program (NN-20) has provided the University of California (UC), Management and Operator of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) under Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48, approximately $770,000 in FY 2001 funding for accomplishment of the Sonoma Project. This particular Project is involved with remote based sensor work for the purpose of nuclear

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South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Cooperation and Development  

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Initiative for Energy Cooperation and Development Initiative for Energy Cooperation and Development (SARI/Energy) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Cooperation and Development (SARI/Energy) Name South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Cooperation and Development (SARI/Energy) Agency/Company /Organization U.S. Agency for International Development, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Energy Efficiency Topics Background analysis Website http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/ Country Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia References USAID Regional Climate Programs[1] Abstract SARI/Energy is at the center of efforts to strengthen public-private sector partnerships and regional economic cooperation. By promoting rational use of regional energy supplies, SARI/Energy contributes to energy security, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and overall improvements in environmental quality and human health in the region.

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hourly data | OpenEI  

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data data Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Each data file is a set of hourly values of solar radiation and meteorological elements for a 1-year period. Solar radiation is modeled using the NREL METSTAT model, with surface observed cloud cover being the principal model input. Each container file contains up to 30 yearly files for one station, plus the Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) file for the selected station, plus documentation files and a TMY data reader file for use with Microsoft Excel. Source U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Date Released May 03rd, 2005 (9 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DNI GHI hourly data NREL solar Sri Lanka SWERA TILT TMY UNEP Data application/zip icon Download TMY data (zip, 67.5 MiB)

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Renewable Energy Workshops and Study Tours | Open Energy Information  

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Renewable Energy Workshops and Study Tours Renewable Energy Workshops and Study Tours Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Renewable Energy Workshops and Study Tours Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Implementation Resource Type: Workshop Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, References: Renewable Energy Workshops and Study Tours[1] Resources Study Tour to Sri Lanka on Growth of Off-grid Renewable Energy Industry Facilitation of Object Oriented Program Planning Workshop for Rural Electrification Policy and Strategy Development Community Energy Supply Options Capacity Building Activity References ↑ "Renewable Energy Workshops and Study Tours" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Renewable_Energy_Workshops_and_Study_Tours&oldid=329163

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CX-001704: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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704: Categorical Exclusion Determination 704: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001704: Categorical Exclusion Determination Osmotic Heat Engine for Energy Production from low Temperature Geothermal Resources CX(s) Applied: B3.6, A9, B5.1, B5.2 Date: 04/19/2010 Location(s): Menlo Park, Massachusetts Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Oasys Water, Inc. (OWI) would demonstrate the economic viability of an Osmotic Heat Engine (OHE) for electricity production from extremely low-grade geothermal resources. Design work on this project would be completed at Oasys Water in Menlo Park, California. Laboratory work would take place at SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025. Field work would take place at an existing AltaRock geothermal site. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

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Geospatial Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Geospatial Toolkit Geospatial Toolkit (Redirected from Geospatial Toolkits) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Solar, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Guide/manual, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.nrel.gov/applying_technologies/geospatial_toolkits.html Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, China, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkey Cost: Free Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, South America, Eastern Asia, Central America, Western Africa, Central America, Central America, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Central America, , Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Western Asia

297

BTRIC - Tools & Calculators - ORNL  

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Calculators Calculators Attic Radiant Barrier Calculator Low-Slope Roof Calculator for Commercial Buildings (6/05) - estimates annual energy cost savings Moisture Control for Low-Slope Roofing (5/04) - determine if a roof design needs a vapor retarder or if the roofing system can be modified to enhance its tolerance for small leaks Modified Zone Method Roof Savings Calculator (12/12) - for commerical and residential buildings using whole-building energy simulations Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) Calculator (6/06) Steep-Slope Roof Calculator on Residential Buildings (6/05) - estimate annual energy cost savings Whole-Wall R-Value Calculator 2.0 (10/06) ZIP-Code R-Value Recommendation Calculator (1/08) Roofs/Attics Attic Radiant Barrier Fact Sheet (Jan 2011) Cool Roofs Will Revolutionize the Building Industry Fact Sheet

298

Appendix B: CArBon dioxide CApture teChnology SheetS  

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solvents solvents B-6 Pre-Combustion solvents u.s. DePartment of energy aDvanCeD Carbon DioxiDe CaPture r&D Program: teChnology uPDate, may 2013 Co 2 CaPture from igCC gas streams using aC-abC ProCess primary project goals SRI International is developing, for integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC)-based power plants, a carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) capture technology based on the use of a high-ca- pacity and low-cost aqueous ammoniated solution containing ammonium carbonate (AC), which reacts with CO 2 to form ammonium bicarbonate (ABC).

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NETL: 2009 Conference Proceedings - Pre-combustion CO2 Capture Kick-off  

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Pre-combustion CO2 Capture Kick-off Meetings Pre-combustion CO2 Capture Kick-off Meetings Pittsburgh, PA November 12-13, 2009 Table of Contents Disclaimer Presentations PRESENTATIONS Welcome/Sequestration Program Overview [PDF-842KB] Sean Plasynski, Sequestration Technology Manager Hydrogen Selective Ex-foliated Zeolite Membranes [PDF-3.4MB] University Of Minnesota Designing and Validating Ternary Pd Alloys for Optimum Sulfur/Carbon Resistance in Hydrogen Separation and Carbon Capture Membrane Systems Using High-Throughput Combinatorial Methods [PDF-746KB] Pall Corporation Pre-Combustion Carbon Dioxide Capture by a New Dual-Phase Ceramic-Carbonate Membrane Reactor [PDF-1.7MB] Arizona State University CO2 Capture from IGCC Gas Streams Using the AC-ABC Process [PDF-842KB] SRI International A Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Regenerable Sorbent for Pre-Combustion CO2 Capture [PDF-1.2MB]

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High Hydrogen, Low Methane Syngas from Low-Rank Coals for Coal-to-Liquids  

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High Hydrogen, Low Methane Syngas from Low-Rank Coals for Coal-to-Liquids Production High Hydrogen, Low Methane Syngas from Low-Rank Coals for Coal-to-Liquids Production Southern Research Institute (SRI) Project Number: FE0012054 Project Description The focus of the project will be to develop, test, and optimize steam-reforming catalysts for converting tars, C2+ hydrocarbons, NH3, and CH4 in high-temperature and sulfur environments, increasing the ratio of hydrogen in syngas, as part of a modified, advanced gasification platform for the conversion of low-rank coals to syngas for coal-to-liquid and integrated gasification combined cycle applications. Project Details Program Background and Project Benefits Project Scope and Technology Readiness Level Accomplishments Contacts, Duration, and Cost Project Images Abstract Performer website: Southern Research Institute

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Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities | Open Energy Information  

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Asian Cities Asian Cities Jump to: navigation, search Name Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities Agency/Company /Organization Asian Development Bank, World Bank, United States Agency for International Development Sector Energy Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health Website http://www.cleanairnet.org/cai Program Start 2001 Country Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam UN Region Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, "Pacific" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

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Energy Work | Open Energy Information  

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Work Work Jump to: navigation, search Name Energy Work Place Kelaniya, Sri Lanka Sector Biomass, Renewable Energy, Solar Product Dealing with renewable energy applications, specifically solar and biomass power generation Coordinates 6.95°, 79.916702° 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":6.95,"lon":79.916702,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY JOHN DEERE & COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER  

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7 1999 10:29 FR IPL DOE CH 630 252 2779 TO rGCP-HQ P.02/04 7 1999 10:29 FR IPL DOE CH 630 252 2779 TO rGCP-HQ P.02/04 STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY JOHN DEERE & COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN PATENT RIGHTS UNDER A LOWER-TIER SUBCONTRACT WITH SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE UNDER NREL SUBCONTRACT NO. ZCI-8-17074-01 UNDER DOE CONTRACT NO. DE-AC36-83CH10093; W(A)-97-037; CH-0939 The Petitioner, John Deere & Company, has requested a waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights for all subject inventions arising from its participation under the above referenced subcontract entitled "Development of the Next Generation Medium-Duty Natural Gas Engine." The Petitioner is a lower-tier subcontractor under the referenced NREL subcontract with Southwest Research Institute (SRI), a not-for-profit organization.

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A High-Throughput 3-D X-ray Microtomography System with Real-Time 3-D  

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Throughput 3-D X-ray Microtomography System with Real-Time 3-D Throughput 3-D X-ray Microtomography System with Real-Time 3-D Reconstruction A high-throughput x-ray microtomography system (XMS) that can acquire, reconstruct, and interactively display rendered 3-D images of a sample at micrometer-scale resolution within minutes has been developed at Advanced Photon Source (APS) beamline 2-BM, which is managed by the Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team (SRI-CAT). This system could bring better understanding of an array of scientific and technological problems, ranging from failure in microelectronic devices to structures in biological samples. A rendered image from a three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction of a cricket, obtained with the x-ray microtomography system. The image has been digitally cut at different planes to show the internal structures of the cricket's head.

305

Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Funded Project Descriptions  

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Funded Project Descriptions Funded Project Descriptions Non-Invasive Early Detection and Molecular Analysis of Low X-Ray Dose Effects in the Lens Jointly funded by NASA and DOE Principal Investigator: Lee Goldstein, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, & Biomedical Engineering, Boston University’s School Medicine, College of Engineering, and Photonics Center. Boston, Ma. The project includes a new DOE FWP (~$400 K over 3 years) to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with Eleanor Blakely as Project Leader. The work includes a subcontract to support the collaboration of Polly Chang of SRI, International, Menlo Park, CA. and is scheduled to begin as early as August 2009. This proposal was submitted in response to the joint DOE/NASA

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Geospatial Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Geospatial Toolkit Geospatial Toolkit (Redirected from GsT) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Solar, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Guide/manual, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.nrel.gov/applying_technologies/geospatial_toolkits.html Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, China, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkey Cost: Free Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, South America, Eastern Asia, Central America, Western Africa, Central America, Central America, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Central America, , Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Western Asia

307

Publications  

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5 results: 5 results: BibTex RIS RTF XML Sort by: Author Title Type [ Year (Desc) ] Filters: Author is Philip K. Hopke [Clear All Filters] 2013 Wang, Yungang, Jiaoyan Huang, Philip K. Hopke, Oliver V. Rattigan, David C. Chalupa, Mark J. Utell, and Thomas M. Holsen. "Effect of the shutdown of a large coal-fired power plant on ambient mercury species." Chemosphere 92, no. 4 (2013): 360-367. Wang, Yungang, and Philip K. Hopke. "A ten-year source apportionment study of ambient fine particulate matter in San Jose, California." Atmospheric Pollution Research 4 (2013): 398-404. 2012 Kota, Sri Harsha, Hongliang Zhang, Qi Ying, Yungang Wang, and Philip K. Hopke. "Black Carbon Emission from Barbeque Activities during College Football Games." In A&WMA International Conference on Aerosol and

308

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31 - 4840 of 8,172 results. 31 - 4840 of 8,172 results. Download Application for Presidential Permit OE Docket No. PP-387 Soule River Hydroelectric Project; Federal Register Notice, Volume 78, No. 154- Aug. 9, 2013: Correction The Department of Energy corrects a Notice of Application published in the Federal Register (76 FR 50726) on July 30, 2013, http://energy.gov/oe/downloads/application-presidential-permit-oe-docket-no-pp-387-soule-river-hydroelectric-project-0 Download Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-031 This is a request by SRI INTERNATIONAL for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-NT0005578. http://energy.gov/gc/downloads/advance-patent-waiver-wa2012-031 Download Natural Gas Imports and Exports- First Quarter Report 2013 Natural Gas Imports and Exports - First Quarter Report 2013

309

NETL F 451.1/1-1, Categorical Exclusion Designation Form  

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12054 12054 Southern Research Institute FE ThermoChem Recovery International SCC/Crosscutting Research Div. FY14/ 10/1/13 - 9/30/14 Darryl T. Shockley Baltimore, MD High Hydrogen, Low Methane Syngas from Low Ranked Coals for Coal-to-Liquids Production Provide technical support to SRI for coal/biomass characterization and TRI gasifier design, catalyst development/evaluation, system configuration assessment, modeling, and a techno-economic analysis. Darryl T. Shockley Digitally signed by Darryl T. Shockley DN: cn=Darryl T. Shockley, o=NETL-DOE, ou=Advanced Energy Systems Division, email=darryl.shockley@netl.doe.gov, c=US Date: 2013.09.09 15:16:03 -04'00' 09 09 2013 John Ganz Digitally signed by John Ganz DN: cn=John Ganz, o=NETL, ou=ECD, email=john.ganz@netl.doe.gov, c=US

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APPENDIX B: CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY SHEETS PRE-COMBUSTION SOLVENTS  

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CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY SHEETS PRE-COMBUSTION SOLVENTS PRE-COMBUSTION SORBENTS PRE-COMBUSTION MEMBRANES POST-COMBUSTION SOLVENTS POST-COMBUSTION SORBENTS POST-COMBUSTION MEMBRANES OXY-COMBUSTION OXYGEN PRODUCTION CHEMICAL LOOPING ADVANCED COMPRESSION R&D COLLABORATIONS B-1 APPENDIX B: CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY SHEETS APPENDIX B: CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY SHEETS NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY PRE-COMBUSTION SOLVENTS B-6 SRI International - CO 2 Capture Using AC-ABC Processt B-7 PRE-COMBUSTION SORBENTS B-14 TDA Research - CO 2 Capture for Low-Rank Coal IGCC Systems B-15 URS Group - Sorbent Development for WGS B-18 Air Products and Chemicals - Advanced Acid Gas Separation B-24 Ohio State University-Department of Chemical Engineering - Calcium Looping for Hydrogen Production B-33

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Cloud Properties Derived from Visible and Near-infrared Reflectance in the  

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Cloud Properties Derived from Visible and Near-infrared Reflectance in the Cloud Properties Derived from Visible and Near-infrared Reflectance in the Presence of Aerosols Hofmann, Odele University of Colorado at Boulder Pilewskie, Peter University of Colorado Gore, Warren NASA Ames Research Center Russell, Phil NASA Ames Research Center Livingston, John SRI International Redemann, Jens BAERI/NASA Ames Research Center Bergstrom, Robert Bay Area Environmental Research Institute Platnick, Steven NASA-GSFC Daniel, John NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory Category: Cloud Properties The New England Air Quality Study - Intercontinental Transport and Chemical Transformation (NEAQS-ITCT) experiment conducted in July-August 2004 included objectives on the effects of urban-industrial pollution aerosols on cloud radiative properties, the so-called indirect effect. Measurements

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Reply to comment | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and  

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Reply to comment Reply to comment Slide23 Submitted by gibsone on Fri, 2013-08-30 06:22 FY2011-hitson Slide23 Developing Country Access Afghanistan Guatemala Nigeria Albania Guinea Pakistan Algeria Guinea-Bissau Palestinian Territories (West Bank/ Gaza) Angola Guyana Papua New Guinea Armenia Haiti Paraguay Azerbaijan Honduras Peru Bangladesh Indonesia Philippines Belize Iraq Rwanda Benin Jordan Samoa Bhutan Kenya Sao Tome and Principe Bolivia Kiribati Senegal Burkina Faso Kyrgyzstan Sierra Leone Burundi Lao People's Democratic Republic Solomon Islands Cambodia Lesotho Somalia Cameroon Liberia Sri Lanka Cape Verde Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Swaziland Central African Republic Madagascar Tajikistan Chad Malawi Tanzania, United Republic of Colombia Maldives Thailand Comoros Mali Timor-Leste

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Property:EnergyAccessYearInitiated | Open Energy Information  

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EnergyAccessYearInitiated EnergyAccessYearInitiated Jump to: navigation, search Property Name EnergyAccessYearInitiated Property Type Date Description Year Initiated Pages using the property "EnergyAccessYearInitiated" Showing 10 pages using this property. B Benin: Increased Access to Modern Energy Project + 2009 + Burkina Faso Energy Access Project + 2007 + E Ethiopia Energy Access Project + 2005 + G Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP) + 2007 + M Mongolia Renewable Energy and Rural Electricity Access Project + 2006 + P Papua New Guinea Improved Energy Access for Rural Communities + 2012 + R Republic of Yemen Energy Access Project + 2006 + S Sri Lanka Credit to Connect + 2011 + T Tanzania Energy Development and Access Expansion Project + 2007 + V Viet Nam Rural Electrification + 2009 +

314

schmid-99.PDF  

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Clear Column Closure Studies of Urban-Marine and Clear Column Closure Studies of Urban-Marine and Mineral-Dust Aerosols Using Aircraft, Ship, Satellite, and Ground-Based Measurements in ACE-2 B. Schmid Bay Area Environmental Research Institute San Francisco, California P. B. Russell National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center Moffett Field, California J. M. Livingston SRI International Menlo Park, California S. Gass\ and D. A. Hegg University of Washington Seattle, Washington D. R. Collins, R. C. Flanagan, and J. H. Seinfeld California Institute of Technology Pasadena, California E. _str`m and K. J. Noone Stockholm University Stockholm, Sweden P. A. Durkee and H. H. Jonsson Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, California E. J. Welton, K. J. Voss, and H. R. Gordon University of Miami Miami, Florida

315

Stand Alone Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies | Open Energy Information  

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Stand Alone Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Stand Alone Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Stand Alone Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: - Landfill Gas, Solar, - Solar PV, Offsets and Certificates Topics: Market analysis, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, Background analysis Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices, Case studies/examples Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, Country: Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, China, Bangladesh, Argentina, Honduras, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Uganda, Senegal Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South America, Central America, South America, Central America, Eastern Africa, Western Africa

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Rural Energy Services Best Practices | Open Energy Information  

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Practices Practices Jump to: navigation, search Name Rural Energy Services Best Practices Agency/Company /Organization United States Agency for International Development Partner South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy Topics Implementation Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.sari-energy.org/Pro Country Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Rural Energy Services Best Practices[1] Summary "The rural electricity market is very complex in South Asia. This is due to fact that the traditional model of utility-based centralized grid extension cannot cover the entire population for demographic and economic reasons. To some extent the gap in providing rural electrification has been filled by

317

The Future of Buildings Research at LBNL  

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The Future of Buildings Research at LBNL An Interview with Mark Levine, Director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division Mark Levine Mark Levine Mark Levine is the newly appointed Director of Berkeley Lab's Environmental Energy Technologies Division (formerly Energy & Environment). He was the head of the Energy Analysis Program from 1986 until his appointment in March. Levine received a B.S. in chemistry from Princeton, and a doctorate in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. Before joining Berkeley Lab in 1978, he was a staff scientist at the Ford Foundation Energy Project, and a senior energy policy analyst at SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif. His current research interests include energy efficiency in China and global energy-demand studies. Levine is on the boards of

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Historic Land Use and Carbon Estimates for South and Southeast Asia:  

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Historic Land Use and Carbon Estimates for South and Southeast Asia: Historic Land Use and Carbon Estimates for South and Southeast Asia: 1880-1980 (1994) (NDP-046) DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/lue.ndp046 data Data PDF PDF Contributors J. F. Richards and E. P. Flint Description This data base contains estimates of land use change and the carbon content of vegetation for South and Southeast Asia for the years 1880, 1920, 1950, 1970, and 1980. These data were originally collected for climate modelers so they could reduce the uncertainty associated with the magnitude and time course of historical land use change and of carbon release. For this data base, South and Southeast Asia is defined as encompassing nearly 8 × 106 km2 of the earth's land surface and includes the countries of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Kampuchea (Cambodia),

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SSRL HEADLINES May 2003  

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1 May, 2003 1 May, 2003 __________________________________________________________________________ Contents of this Issue: Science Highlight - Investigating Chromium-Contamination and Remediation SPPS Experiment Begins at SSRL and SLAC SPEAR3 Installation Progress Continues on Track XAS-Imaging User Commissioning Run on BL9-3 BL6-2 Available for Low Energy XAS with SPEAR3 Transitions in Leadership in ASD and SPEAR3 SLAC Scientific Policy Committee Meets Register Now for SRI 2003 and X-ray Coherence Satellite Meeting SSRLUO-EC Update SLAC Guest House Taking Reservations 1. Science Highlight - Investigating Chromium-Contamination and Remediation (contact: Colleen Hansel, Stanford University) Industrial activities have led to widespread chromium (Cr) contamination in the environment. Although Cr is an essential element for humans, the

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Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment | Open Energy  

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Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment Agency/Company /Organization: U.S. Agency for International Development Sector: Energy Topics: Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Publications Website: www.usaid.gov/rdma/documents/RDMA_Asia-Pacific_Climate_Change_Adaptati Country: China, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Laos, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu UN Region: Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia References: Asia-Pacific Adaptation Assessment[1]

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STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY JOHN DEERE & COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER  

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& COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER & COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN PATENT RIGHTS UNDER A LOWER-TIER SUBCONTRACT WITH SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE UNDER NREL SUBCONTRACT NO. ZCF-5-13519-01 UNDER DOE CONTRACT NO. DE-AC36-83CH10093; W(A)-95-005; CH-0851 The Petitioner, John Deere & Company, has requested a waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights for all subject inventions arising from its participation under the above referenced subcontract entitled "Development of an Ultra Safe and Low Emission Dedicated Alternative Fuel School Bus." The Petitioner is a lower-tier subcontractor under the referenced NREL subcontract with Southwest Research Institute (SRI), a not-for-profit organization. The objective of the subcontract is to develop an inherently safe, commercially

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this Issue this Issue 7-GeV Particle Beam Enters Storage Ring APS Hosts SRI '95, X-Ray Centennial, and Seventh APS Users Meeting Beamline Controls Committee Facilitates CAT Efforts Construction Progress Beamline Design Reviews and Commissioning Plans Front Ends Ready for Commissioning CAT News APS/CAT User Agreement Information Meeting 1995 CAT Calendar Documents Sent Monochromator Prototype Easily Handles Undulator-A Power Densities What to Wear in the Beamline Installation Areas of the APS Experiment Hall APSUO Creates Employment Registry User Contact Information 7-GeV Particle Beam Enters Storage Ring On the morning of February 20, 1995, at 5:53 a.m., a 7-GeV particle beam was injected into the APS storage ring, signaling the start of the storage-ring commissioning period. Electrons at 7 GeV were injected into

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Rocky Mountain Humane Investing | Open Energy Information  

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Humane Investing Humane Investing Jump to: navigation, search Name Rocky Mountain Humane Investing Place Allenspark, Colorado Zip 80510 Product Allenspark-based investment management firm prioritising Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). Coordinates 40.19472°, -105.525719° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.19472,"lon":-105.525719,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Influence of a Weak Field of Pulsed DC Electricity on the Behavior and Incidence of Injury in Adult Steelhead and Pacific Lamprey, Final Report.  

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Predation by pinnipeds, such as California sea lions Zalophus californianus, Pacific harbor seals Phoca vitulina, and Stellar sea lions Eumetopias jubatus on adult Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus spp in the lower Columbia River has become a serious concern for fishery managers trying to conserve and restore runs of threatened and endangered fish. As a result, Smith-Root, Incorporated (SRI; Vancouver, Washington), manufacturers of electrofishing and closely-related equipment, proposed a project to evaluate the potential of an electrical barrier to deter marine mammals and reduce the amount of predation on adult salmonids (SRI 2007). The objectives of their work were to develop, deploy, and evaluate a passive, integrated sonar and electric barrier that would selectively inhibit the upstream movements of marine mammals and reduce predation, but would not injure pinnipeds or impact anadromous fish migrations. However, before such a device could be deployed in the field, concerns by regional fishery managers about the potential effects of such a device on the migratory behavior of Pacific salmon, steelhead O. mykiss, Pacific lampreys Entoshpenus tridentata, and white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus, needed to be addressed. In this report, we describe the results of laboratory research designed to evaluate the effects of prototype electric barriers on adult steelhead and Pacific lampreys. The effects of electricity on fish have been widely studied and include injury or death (e.g., Sharber and Carothers 1988; Dwyer et al. 2001; Snyder 2003), physiological dysfunction (e.g., Schreck et al. 1976; Mesa and Schreck 1989), and altered behavior (Mesa and Schreck 1989). Much of this work was done to investigate the effects of electrofishing on fish in the wild. Because electrofishing operations would always use more severe electrical settings than those proposed for the pinniped barrier, results from these studies are probably not relevant to the work proposed by SRI. Field electrofishing operations typically use high voltage and amperage settings and a variety of waveforms, pulse widths (PW), and pulse frequencies (PF), depending on conditions and target species. For example, when backpack electrofishing for trout in a small stream, one might use settings such as 500 V pulsed DC, a PW of 1 ms, and a PF of 60 Hz. In contrast, the electrical barrier proposed by SRI will produce electrical conditions significantly lower than those used in electrofishing, particularly for PW and PF (e.g., PW ranging from 300-1,000 {micro}s and PF from 2-3 Hz). Further, voltage gradients (in V/cm) are predicted to be lower in the electric barrier than those produced during typical electrofishing. Although the relatively weak, pulsed DC electric fields to be produced by the barrier may be effective at deterring pinnipeds, little, if anything, is known about the effects of such low intensity electrical fields on fish behavior. For this research, we evaluated the effects of weak, pulsed DC electric currents on the behavior of adult steelhead and Pacific lamprey and the incidence of injury in steelhead only. In a series of laboratory experiments, we: (1) documented the rate of passage of fish over miniature, prototype electric barriers when they were on and off; (2) determined some electric thresholds beyond which fish would not pass over the barrier; and (3) assessed the incidence and severity of injury in steelhead exposed to relatively severe electrical conditions. The results of this study should be useful for making decisions about whether to install electrical barriers in the lower Columbia River, or elsewhere, to reduce predation on upstream migrating salmonids and other fishes by marine pinnipeds.

Mesa, Matthew

2009-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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DIFFUSION COATINGS FOR CORROSION RESISTANT COMPONENTS IN COAL GASIFICATION SYSTEMS  

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Advanced electric power generation systems use a coal gasifier to convert coal to a gas rich in fuels such as H{sub 2} and CO. The gas stream contains impurities such as H{sub 2}S and HCl, which attack metal components of the coal gas train, causing plant downtime and increasing the cost of power generation. Corrosion-resistant coatings would improve plant availability and decrease maintenance costs, thus allowing the environmentally superior integrated gasification combined cycle plants to be more competitive with standard power-generation technologies. A startup meeting was held at the National Energy Technology Center, Pittsburgh, PA site on July 28, 2003. SRI staff described the technical approach of the project.

Gopala N. Krishnan

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of a mirror as the first optical component for an undulator beamline at the APS  

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In the design of Sector II of the Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI) CAT, an x-ray mirror with multiple coatings is chosen as the first optical component of the undulator beamline. Two significant advantages of using the mirror are: A significant reduction in the peak radiation heat flux and total power on the downstream monochromator, and (2) availability of the wide-bandpass undulator spectrum between 0--30 key to experimental stations with substantially reduced radiation shielding requirements. The second advantage also allows us to place the monochromator outside the first optics enclosure (FOE) at a large distance from the source to further reduce the peak heat flux on the monochromator. The combined effect is that the inclined crystal monochromator may not be necessary, and a multilayer monochromator can be used because the expected heat fluxes are less than the value that has been demonstrated for those monochromators.

Yun, W.; Khounsary, A.; Lai, B.; Gluskin, E.

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A bunch clock for the Advanced Photon Source  

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A bunch clock timing module has been developed for use by Advanced Photon Source beamlines. The module provides bunch pattern and timing information that can be used to trigger beamline data collection equipment. The module is fully integrated into the control system software (EPICS) which automatically loads it with the storage ring fill pattern at injection time. Fast timing outputs (1 ns FWHM) for each stored bunch are generated using the storage ring low-level rf and revolution clock as input references. Fiber-optic-based transmitters and receivers are used to transmit a 352-MHz low-level rf reference to distributed bunch clock modules. The bunch clock module is a single-width VME module and may be installed in a VME crate located near beamline instrumentation. A prototype has been in use on the SRI CAT beamline for over a year. The design and integration into the control system timing software along with measured performance results are presented.

Lenkszus, F.R.; Laird, R.J. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing EM Models to RCS Measurements for Building-Penetration Radar  

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For the DARPA VisiBuilding program, SRI International and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are using a variety of electromagnetic (EM) simulation codes and measurement techniques to analyze how radar pulses interact with building structures and materials. Of primary interest is how interior wall and corner reflections are delayed, attenuated, and dispersed by the exterior wall materials. In this paper, we compare microwave frequency-domain radar cross section (RCS) chamber measurements of scale models of simple buildings to finite-element and finite-difference full-wave time-domain and ray-tracing models. The ability to accurately reconstruct the building from these models is compared with the reconstruction from chamber measurements. We observe that careful attention to the spatial sampling in the EM models is essential to achieving good reconstruction at the higher frequencies.

Fasenfest, B; Ueberschaer, R

2007-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

329

Converting Petroleum Coke to Electricity  

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Changes in oil refining technology and economics are driving refiners to utilize thermal processes to maximize the conversion of heavy crude oil components to clean products. Since the primary unit operation to accomplish this objective is the coking unit, more cokers are being built, and existing cokers are being operated to maximum capacity utilization. SRI recently completed an assignment for a refiner interested in converting the by-product fluid coke from his unit to electricity. This paper presents the operating history of US based plants converting petroleum coke to electricity, and presents generic economics for the conversion process utilizing three primary technologies available: conventional pulverized coke combustion, atmospheric fluidized bed combustion, and coke gasification combined cycle power production.

Pavone, A.

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Novel duplex vapor-electrochemical method for silicon solar cells. Quarterly progress report No. 9, February 1--April 30, 1978  

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Economic studies of the SRI process for the production of silicon are described. These studies cover the recovery of SiF/sub 4/ gas from fluosilicic acid (H/sub 2/SiF/sub 6/), sodium reduction of SiF/sub 4/ gas, separation of silicon from the reaction products by leaching the sodium fluorides, conversion of residual fluorides to cryolite, and the environmental treatment of the waste effluents. Since the sodium reduction of SiF/sub 4/ gas is highly exothermic, an attempt was made to understand the problems of heat transfer in the system and possibly predict their effect on the annual rate of silicon production. The details of the process economics are discussed, and the heat transfer studies are described. Economic analyses of the SRI process for the production of silicon show that silicon can be produced at a cost of $6.20/kg with a total fixed capital of $9,006,985 (1975 dollars) for a 1000 MT/yr operation. The cost per kilogram of silicon varies with the annual tonnage produced. On increasing the annual production to 3000 MT/yr, the cost was calculated to be $5.30/kg, while for a 5000 MT/yr operation, the cost of silicon production dropped to $5.00/kg. The yield of acceptable product silicon from the silicon produced was assumed to be 80%. By-product credit was obtained by converting the fluorides of sodium and hydrofluoric acid to marketable cryolite (Na/sub 3/AlF/sub 6/). These calculations also include the cost of environmental treatment and disposal for the waste effluents.

Kapur, V.K.; Nanis, L.; Sanjurjo, A.; Barlett, R.W.

1978-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VARIABILITY OF FATTY ACID COMPOSITION IN INTERSPECIFIC HYBRIDS OF MUSTARD BRASSICA JUNCEA AND BRASSICA NAPUS  

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In Sri Lanka, mustard (Brassica juncea) is cultivated as a subsidiary crop for the seeds used as a condiment in cooking. In the Indian sub-continent, however, it is an important oilseed crop used as a source of vegetable oil. Mustard has over 45 % erucic acid (C22:1) which is unsuitable nutritionally for human consumption. The Brassica oilseed species, B. napus and B. campestris, were developed in Europe and Canada, known as canola, by conventional breeding methods to alter their fatty acid composition and reduce erucic acid and glucosinolates to nutritionally accepted levels for human consumption. Sri Lanka has over 60 accessions of B. juncea. In this study, the fatty acid composition of 12 accessions was determined. Erucic acid was in the range of 37 45%, oleic acid was low at 13.8 % while the polyunsaturated linoleic and linolenic acids were 18.6 % and 10.5 % respectively. To alter the fatty acid composition of mustard, canola quality B. napus cultivars from W. Australia were crossed with B. juncea accessions. Only crosses with canola as the male parent set seeds. The crossability (podset per 100 pollinations) was dependent on the genotype of the canola parent. Hybrid embryos were rescued onto an artificial medium. Plants were raised from these embryos and F1 seeds were obtained by selfing. The fatty acid composition of the F1 seeds showed a shift towards the canola parent. To stabilize the fatty acid composition and improve the agronomic characteristics of B. juncea, a breeding strategy needs to be developed. Interspecific crosses and embryo rescue are a viable method to alter the fatty acid composition of B. juncea towards canola quality for human consumption.

M. C. M. Iqbal; S. R. Weerakoon; P. K. D. Peiris

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct catalytic conversion of methane and light hydrocarbon gases. Quarterly report No. 1, October 16, 1986--January 15, 1987  

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The United States will need to be able to convert coal to liquid fuels should current supplies be interrupted. The indirect method for producing fuel liquids is the gasification of the coal to synthesis gas (syngas) followed by Fischer-Tropsch synthesis to convert syngas to hydrocarbons. However, both the gasifier and the FTS processes result in the production of methane and/or light hydrocarbon by-product that negatively affect the economics of the production of liquid fuel from coal. The goal of SRI`s research is thus to develop catalysts that directly convert methane and light hydrocarbons to intermediates that can, as economics dictate, be subsequently converted either to liquid fuels or value-added chemicals. SRI project 2678 is exploring two approaches to achieving the stated goal. The first approach consists of developing advanced catalysts for reforming methane. We will prepare the catalysts by reacting organometallic complexes of transition metals (Fe, Ru, Rh, and Re) with zeolitic and rare earth exchanged zeolitic supports to produce surfaceconfined metal complexes in the zeolite pores. We will then decompose the organometallic complexes to obtain very stable, highly dispersed catalysts. Our second approach entails synthesizing the porphyrin and phthalocyanine complexes of Cr, Mn, Ru, Fe, and/or Co within the pores of zeolitic supports for use as selective oxidation catalysts for methane and light hydrocarbons. We will test the catalysts in a fixed-bed isothermal microreactor in a downflow mode at {approximately}100 psi. During the first quarter of this project, we have concentrated on methane oxidation to methanol. We have synthesized phthalocyanine oxidation catalysts containing different metals (Co, Fe, and Ru) within zeolite pores. our examination of their ability to oxidize methane to methanol has indicated preliminary positive results.

Wilson, R.B. Jr.; Chan, Yee Wai

1987-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

333

Oil and gas developments in Far East in 1981  

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Petroleum activity throughout the Far East region was brisk during 1981. Exploration acreage acquisition, drilling, and seismic activity proceeded rapidly in all of the main producing countries. In addition, activity expanded into some hitherto relatively inactive areas such as onshore Thailand, Sri Lanka, North Vietnam, etc. Exploration drilling increased approximately 12% in 1981. Indonesia was the most active country in the Far East again in 1981. Numerous discoveries were recorded. Exploration in India started in earnest along the east coast. Burma also recorded a busy year along the Irrawaddy River. Sri Lanka experienced exploration drilling in 1981 for the first time since 1976. Onshore Thailand had a flurry of activity and provided the most significant discoveries in the Far East Region. The Philippines also had an active year and progressed rapidly with development work on 2 additional producing fields. Production from the Far East region again declined slightly to an estimated 4.4 million BOPD. With no major discoveries over the last few years, present producing fields are for the most part fully developed and on the decline. Acreage acquisition during 1981 showed a large increase in many parts of the region. Indonesia offered 9 exploration blocks. All were successfully tendered. Onshore Thailand also had intense competition for areas adjacent to oil and gas discoveries by Shell and Esso. Participation by foreign contractors in exploration and production ventures throughout the Far East region increased during 1982. Countries such as Bangladesh, Burma, India, Thailand, and Malaysia all experienced increased interest by foreign companies. On the other hand, relinquishments by contractors in Pakistan and Philippines indicated a decrease in interest in those areas. (JMT)

Fletcher, G.L.

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direction-Sensitive Hand-Held Gamma-Ray Spectrometer  

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A novel, light-weight, hand-held gamma-ray detector with directional sensitivity is being designed. The detector uses a set of multiple rings around two cylindrical surfaces, which provides precise location of two interaction points on two concentric cylindrical planes, wherefrom the source location can be traced back by back projection and/or Compton imaging technique. The detectors are 2.0 2.0 mm europium-doped strontium iodide (SrI2:Eu2+) crystals, whose light output has been measured to exceed 120,000 photons/MeV, making it one of the brightest scintillators in existence. The crystals energy resolution, less than 3% at 662 keV, is also excellent, and the response is highly linear over a wide range of gamma-ray energies. The emission of SrI2:Eu2+ is well matched to both photo-multiplier tubes and blue-enhanced silicon photodiodes. The solid-state photomultipliers used in this design (each 2.0 2.0 mm) are arrays of active pixel sensors (avalanche photodiodes driven beyond their breakdown voltage in reverse bias); each pixel acts as a binary photon detector, and their summed output is an analog representation of the total photon energy, while the individual pixel accurately defines the point of interaction. A simple back-projection algorithm involving cone-surface mapping is being modeled. The back projection for an event cone is a conical surface defining the possible location of the source. The cone axis is the straight line passing through the first and second interaction points.

Mukhopadhyay, S.

2012-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrogen Production and Delivery Research  

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In response to DOE's Solicitation for Grant Applications DE-PS36-03GO93007, 'Hydrogen Production and Delivery Research', SRI International (SRI) proposed to conduct work under Technical Topic Area 5, Advanced Electrolysis Systems; Sub-Topic 5B, High-Temperature Steam Electrolysis. We proposed to develop a prototype of a modular industrial system for low-cost generation of H{sub 2} (<$2/kg) by steam electrolysis with anodic depolarization by CO. Water will be decomposed electrochemically into H{sub 2} and O{sub 2} on the cathode side of a high-temperature electrolyzer. Oxygen ions will migrate through an oxygen-ion-conductive solid oxide electrolyte. Gas mixtures on the cathode side (H{sub 2} + H{sub 2}O) and on the anode side (CO + CO{sub 2}) will be reliably separated by the solid electrolyte. Depolarization of the anodic process will decrease the electrolysis voltage, and thus the electricity required for H{sub 2} generation and the cost of produced H{sub 2}. The process is expected to be at least 10 times more energy-efficient than low-temperature electrolysis and will generate H{sub 2} at a cost of approximately $1-$1.5/kg. The operating economics of the system can be made even more attractive by deploying it at locations where waste heat is available; using waste heat would reduce the electricity required for heating the system. Two critical targets must be achieved: an H{sub 2} production cost below $2/kg, and scalable design of the pilot H{sub 2} generation system. The project deliverables would be (1) a pilot electrolysis system for H{sub 2} generation, (2) an economic analysis, (3) a market analysis, and (4) recommendations and technical documentation for field deployment. DOE was able to provide only 200K out of 1.8M (or about 10% of awarded budget), so project was stopped abruptly.

Iouri Balachov, PhD

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Maldives | OpenEI  

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Maldives Maldives Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): This document describes the development of detailed high-resolution (1 km2) wind energy resource maps for Sri Lanka and the Maldives. (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Source NREL Date Released August 21st, 2006 (8 years ago) Date Updated August 21st, 2006 (8 years ago) Keywords documentation GEF GIS Maldives NREL Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP wind Data application/pdf icon Download Report (pdf, 30.1 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 2006 License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment Restrictions to use (Use Constraints): This GIS data was developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory ("NREL"), which is operated by the Midwest Research Institute for the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE"). The user is granted the right, without any fee or cost, to use, copy, modify, alter, enhance and distribute this data for any purpose whatsoever, provided that this entire notice appears in all copies of the data. Further, the user of this data agrees to credit NREL in any publications or software that incorporate or use the data. Access to and use of the GIS data shall further impose the following obligations on the User. The names DOE/NREL may not be used in any advertising or publicity to endorse or promote any product or commercial entity using or incorporating the GIS data unless specific written authorization is obtained from DOE/NREL. The User also understands that DOE/NREL shall not be obligated to provide updates, support, consulting, training or assistance of any kind whatsoever with regard to the use of the GIS data. THE GIS DATA IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL DOE/NREL BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOSS OF DATA OR PROFITS, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS CLAIM THAT ARISES OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCESS OR USE OF THE GIS DATA. The User acknowledges that access to the GIS data is subject to U.S. Export laws and regulations and any use or transfer of the GIS data must be authorized under those regulations. The User shall not use, distribute, transfer, or transmit GIS data or any products incorporating the GIS data except in compliance with U.S. export regulations. If requested by DOE/NREL, the User agrees to sign written assurances and other export-related documentation as may be required to comply with U.S. export regulations.

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Detection and Analysis of Threats to the Energy Sector: DATES  

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This report summarizes Detection and Analysis of Threats to the Energy Sector (DATES), a project sponsored by the United States Department of Energy and performed by a team led by SRI International, with collaboration from Sandia National Laboratories, ArcSight, Inc., and Invensys Process Systems. DATES sought to advance the state of the practice in intrusion detection and situational awareness with respect to cyber attacks in energy systems. This was achieved through adaptation of detection algorithms for process systems as well as development of novel anomaly detection techniques suited for such systems into a detection suite. These detection components, together with third-party commercial security systems, were interfaced with the commercial Security Information Event Management (SIEM) solution from ArcSight. The efficacy of the integrated solution was demonstrated on two testbeds, one based on a Distributed Control System (DCS) from Invensys, and the other based on the Virtual Control System Environment (VCSE) from Sandia. These achievements advance the DOE Cybersecurity Roadmap [DOE2006] goals in the area of security monitoring. The project ran from October 2007 until March 2010, with the final six months focused on experimentation. In the validation phase, team members from SRI and Sandia coupled the two test environments and carried out a number of distributed and cross-site attacks against various points in one or both testbeds. Alert messages from the distributed, heterogeneous detection components were correlated using the ArcSight SIEM platform, providing within-site and cross-site views of the attacks. In particular, the team demonstrated detection and visualization of network zone traversal and denial-of-service attacks. These capabilities were presented to the DistribuTech Conference and Exhibition in March 2010. The project was hampered by interruption of funding due to continuing resolution issues and agreement on cost share for four months in 2008. This resulted in delays in finalizing agreements with commercial partners, and in particular the Invensys testbed was not installed until December 2008 (as opposed to the March 2008 plan). The project resulted in a number of conference presentations and publications, and was well received when presented at industry forums. In spite of some interest on the part of the utility sector, we were unfortunately not able to engage a utility for a full-scale pilot deployment.

Alfonso Valdes

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL F 451.1/1-1, Categorical Exclusion Designation Form  

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

Bechtel Hydrocarbon Technology Bechtel Hydrocarbon Technology SCC/Existing Plants Division 2012/ 6/15/2012 to 12/31/2013 Elaine Everitt Houston, TX CO2 Capture from IGCC Gas Streams Using the AC-ABC Process Perform detailed design for the Bechtel Pressure Swing Claus Process, a sub-element of the pilot-scale AB-ABC process. Fabrication will be conducted at SRI facilities, operation will be conducted at NCCC. C. Elaine Everitt Digitally signed by C. Elaine Everitt DN: cn=C. Elaine Everitt, o=National Energy Technology Laboratory, ou=Existing Plants Division, email=Elaine.Everitt@netl.doe.gov, c=US Reason: I agree to the terms defined by the placement of my signature on this document Date: 2012.06.13 08:36:49 -04'00' 06 13 2012 john ganz Digitally signed by john ganz DN: cn=john ganz, o=environmental compliance division, ou=office of general counsel, email=john.ganz@netl.doe.gov, c=US

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NETL: Development of a Pre-Combustion CO2 Capture Process Using High  

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Pre-Combustion CO2 Emissions Control Development of a Precombustion Carbon Dioxide Capture Process Using High Temperature Polybenzimidazole Hollow-Fiber Membrane Project No.: DE-FE0012965 SRI is conducting a slipstream-scale demonstration of a CO2 capture system using a high-temperature polymer-membrane-based gas separator. The system was developed at bench-scale as part of a previous project, and is being optimized for integration into an IGCC plant. Membrane modules of sufficient capacity will be fabricated to process a synthesis gas (syngas) stream of approximately 0.1 MWe equivalent from an operating, oxygen-blown, coal gasifier. Design and steady-state performance data will be obtained for membrane modules under relatively long duration conditions. The membrane fabrication technology will be transferred to an industrial firm that specializes in the manufacture of hollow fiber membranes for making the membrane modules. Polybenzimidazole (PBI) will be used as a membrane material to separate H2 and CO2 at elevated temperatures (200 to 250°C). PBI will be made into hollow fibers and the fibers will be assembled into bundles and cased as membrane modules for insertion into high-pressure chambers. These modules will be tested using the syngas slipstreams available at the National Carbon Capture Center at ~225°C and 30 bar.

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Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies | Open Energy  

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Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems Case Studies Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Topics: Market analysis, Co-benefits assessment, Background analysis Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices, Case studies/examples Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, Country: Uganda, Mexico, Turkey, Germany, Sri Lanka, China Eastern Africa, Central America, Western Asia, Western Europe, Southern Asia, Eastern Asia Coordinates: 1.373333°, 32.290275° 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":1.373333,"lon":32.290275,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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NETL: Mercury Emissions Control Technologies - Advanced Mercury Sorbents  

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Advanced Mercury Sorbents with Low Impact on Power Plant Operations Advanced Mercury Sorbents with Low Impact on Power Plant Operations Apogee Scientific, Inc. (Apogee) will lead a Team comprised of Southern Company Services, TXU, Tennessee Valley Authority, EPRI, URS Group, University of Illinois-Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS), Southern Research Institute (SRI), Calgon Carbon, and TDA Research, Inc., to evaluate a number of advanced sorbents for removing vapor-phase mercury from coal-fired flue gas that have minimal impact on by-product utilization and/or on existing particulate collection devices (PCD). The main objective of this program is to evaluate several advanced sorbents for removing mercury from coal-fired flue gas while posing minimal impact on plant operations through three advanced sorbent concepts: 1) Sorbents which minimize impact on concrete production through selective chemical passivation of activated carbon and use of non-carbon material, 2) sorbents that minimize baghouse pressure drop and ESP emissions, and 3) sorbents that can be recovered and reused.

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NETL: Fabrication and Scale-Up of Polybenzimidazole-Based Membrane System  

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Fabrication and Scale-Up of Polybenzimidazole-Based Membrane System for Pre-Combustion Capture of Carbon Dioxide Fabrication and Scale-Up of Polybenzimidazole-Based Membrane System for Pre-Combustion Capture of Carbon Dioxide Project No.: FC26-07NT43090 SRI International is developing a high-temperature polymer membrane and designing a membrane module for pre-combustion capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC)-derived synthesis gas (syngas). The membrane utilizes polybenzimidazole (PBI) fiber, a synthetic fiber with a very high melting point that also does not readily ignite, because of its exceptional thermal and chemical stability. The overall goal of this project is to develop a pre-combustion capture system that is capable of operation under a broad range of conditions relevant to the power industry while meeting the U.S. Department of Energy's Carbon Sequestration Program goals of 90 percent CO2 capture at less than a 10 percent increase in the cost of energy services.

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High Resolution Solar Energy Resource Assessment within the UNEP Project  

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High Resolution Solar Energy Resource Assessment within the UNEP Project High Resolution Solar Energy Resource Assessment within the UNEP Project SWERA Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): To expand the world wide use of renewable energy a consistent, reliable, verifiable, and easily accessible database of solar energy resources is needed. Within the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Project SWERA (Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment, http://swera.unep.net), funded by GEF (Global Environment Facility), a global database of solar and wind energy resources will be set up. SWERA will provide, beside the wind products, global horizontal irradiance, which is mostly used to plan photovoltaic systems, and direct normal irradiance, which is needed for solar concentrating systems. For selected countries throughout the world, additionally high resolution data will be produced which is required to plan solar energy systems in detail. Within SWERA, the partners DLR, SUNY and INPE calculate solar irradiance with high temporal resolution of 1 hour and with a spatial resolution of 10km x 10km. By processing data from geostationary satellites we provide solar irradiance data for Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Brazil, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, China, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh. In this paper we describe the ongoing work of developing this high resolution solar irradiance tx_metadatatool and cross-checking of the used solar irradiance algorithms for various satellite data.

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Mini Grid Renewable Energy-Economic and Financial Analysis | Open Energy  

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Mini Grid Renewable Energy-Economic and Financial Analysis Mini Grid Renewable Energy-Economic and Financial Analysis Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Mini Grid Renewable Energy-Economic and Financial Analysis Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Finance, Implementation, Market analysis, Background analysis Website: web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTENERGY2/EXTRENENERGYTK/0,, Country: Sri Lanka, Peru Southern Asia, South America Coordinates: 7.873054°, 80.771797° 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":7.873054,"lon":80.771797,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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NETL: IEP - Post-Combustion CO2 Emissions Control - Development of Novel  

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Development of Novel Carbon Sorbents for CO2 Capture Development of Novel Carbon Sorbents for CO2 Capture Project No.: DE-NT0005578 SRI International will develop a novel, high-capacity, carbon-based carbon dioxide (CO2) sorbent with moderate thermal requirements for regeneration. In the proposed process, CO2 is absorbed in a bed of carbon sorbent pellets and desorbed in a separate reactor that regenerates the sorbent and cycles it back to the absorber. The flue gas stream is cooled in a direct contact cooler (DCC) to decrease its temperature to near ambient conditions. The cooled flue gas from the DCC passes through the sorbent contained in a moving bed reactor, where CO2 is removed by adsorption. The CO2-laden sorbent is transported to a second moving bed reactor, where it is indirectly heated by steam coils to desorb the CO2. Project objectives are to validate the performance of the carbon-based sorbent concept on a bench-scale system, to perform parametric experiments to determine optimum operating conditions, and to evaluate the technical and economic viability of the technology.

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APS User Activity Report Guidelines  

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The Advanced Photon Source User Activity Report, Argonne National Laboratory Report ANL-00/5 (January 2001) There are currently 288 reports posted. View by Collaborative Access Team (CAT) SRI 1-BM 1-ID 2-BM 2-ID 3-ID 4-ID DND 5-BM 5-ID MU 6-ID MHATT 7-BM 7-ID IMMW 8-ID CMC 9-BM 9-ID MR 10-ID BESSRC 11-ID 12-BM 12-ID CARS 13-BM 13-ID 14-BM 14-ID 15-ID HP 16-BM 16-ID IMCA 17-BM 17-ID Bio 18-ID SBC 19-BM 19-ID PNC 20-BM 20-ID SER 22-BM 22-ID SGX 31-BM 31-ID COM 32-ID UNI 33-BM 33-ID 34-ID View by Scientific Discipline Applied Science Biological Science Chemical Science Geological Science Instrumentation and Techniques Materials Science Nuclear Science View by Primary Author Last Name AnnBnnCnnDnnEnnFnnGnnHnnInnJnnKnnLnnMnnNnnOnnPnnQnnRnnSnnTnnUnnVnnWnnXnnYnnZ For questions or comments, please contact Connie Vanni

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Male Development Male Development Name: Kurt Status: other Grade: other Location: Outside U.S. Country: Brazil Date: Spring 2012 Question: I heard that the male fetus has to go through stages to definitely become a male - that all fetuses are initially female, and that only after 8 weeks does the male fetus develop testicles, and that after that, I understand there are 3 more stages of development for the fetus to go through before definitely becoming male. What are these stages? Replies: Embryos are male or female from the moment of conception because they have either XX or XY chromosomes. But they don't start to develop their sexual phenotypes for about 6-8 weeks. Embryos have two nonspecific gonads and two sets of nonspecific tubes. If there is a Y chromosome, a gene called SRY turns on around 6-8 weeks and starts male development. The nonspecific gonads become testes and the tubes become the vas deferens. It causes the second set of tubes to degenerate. It also causes the testes to begin secreting testosterone which also adds to the masculine phenotype. There is a step by step process that happens. If there is a block in the process everything stops there. So some parts could develop and others not.For instance, internal structures might develop but external not. This would result in an ambiguous phenotype which may be mistaken for a female.

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Low Dose Radiation Research Program: 12.5 keV Xray Microbeam Bystander  

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12.5 keV Xray Microbeam Bystander Studies With Human Mammary 12.5 keV Xray Microbeam Bystander Studies With Human Mammary Epithelial Cells and Fibroblasts Authors: E. A. Blakely1, R. I. Schwarz1, A. C. Thompson2, K. A. Bjornstad1, P. Y. Chang1,3 C.J. Rosen1, and D. Sudar1 Institutions: Divisions of 1Life Sciences and 2Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA. and 3SRI International, Menlo Park, CA. We are using a novel x-ray Microprobe Beamline at the Advanced Light Source (ALS) at LBNL to investigate bystander effects of low doses in well characterized human mammary epithelial cells (HMEC) and human skin fibroblasts (HSF). The ALS facility is capable of producing a beam of 12.5 keV x-rays with a focussed spot size of __m_ and a wide range of doses and dose-rates. Unlike normal x-ray sources, this beam has a very small background of either low-

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Thailand's downstream projects proliferate  

SciTech Connect

Thailand continues to press expansion and modernization of its downstream sector. Among recent developments: Construction of an olefins unit at Thailand's second major petrochemical complex and a worldscale aromatics unit in Thailand is threatened by rising costs. Thailand's National Petrochemical Corp (NPC) let a 9 billion yen contract to Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co. and C. Itoh and Co. for a dual fuel cogeneration power plant at its Mab Ta Phud, Rayong province, petrochemical complex. Financing is in place to flash a green light for a $530 million Belgian-Thai joint venture sponsoring a worldscale polyvinyl chloride/vinyl chloride monomer plant in Thailand. Work is more than 50% complete on the $345 million second phase expansion of Thai Oil's Sri Racha refinery in Chon Buri province. Petroleum Authority of Thailand (PTT) endorsed a plan to install two more natural gas processing plants in Thailand to meet rapidly growing domestic demand for petroleum gas.

1991-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhancing a Pathway-Genome Database (PGDB) to Capture Subcellular Localization of Metabolites and Enzymes: The Nucleotide-Sugar Biosynthetic Pathways of Populus trichocarpa  

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Understanding how cellular metabolism works and is regulated requires that the underlying biochemical pathways be adequately represented and integrated with large metabolomic data sets to establish a robust network model. Genetically engineering energy crops to be less recalcitrant to saccharification requires detailed knowledge of plant polysaccharide structures and a thorough understanding of the metabolic pathways involved in forming and regulating cell-wall synthesis. Nucleotide-sugars are building blocks for synthesis of cell wall polysaccharides. The biosynthesis of nucleotide-sugars is catalyzed by a multitude of enzymes that reside in different subcellular organelles, and precise representation of these pathways requires accurate capture of this biological compartmentalization. The lack of simple localization cues in genomic sequence data and annotations however leads to missing compartmentalization information for eukaryotes in automatically generated databases, such as the Pathway-Genome Databases (PGDBs) of the SRI Pathway Tools software that drives much biochemical knowledge representation on the internet. In this report, we provide an informal mechanism using the existing Pathway Tools framework to integrate protein and metabolite sub-cellular localization data with the existing representation of the nucleotide-sugar metabolic pathways in a prototype PGDB for Populus trichocarpa. The enhanced pathway representations have been successfully used to map SNP abundance data to individual nucleotide-sugar biosynthetic genes in the PGDB. The manually curated pathway representations are more conducive to the construction of a computational platform that will allow the simulation of natural and engineered nucleotide-sugar precursor fluxes into specific recalcitrant polysaccharide(s).

Nag, A.; Karpinets, T. V.; Chang, C. H.; Bar-Peled, M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Feedstock Economics for Global Steam Crackers  

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The high level of current profitability within the petrochemical industry has spurred an unprecedented number of announcements of new global capacity. Many of the announcements have been made by organizations with no previous background in petrochemicals, who believe they possess strategic competitive advantages for success in the business. The choice of cracking feedstocks has a tremendous impact on the future economic success of the venture. Feedstock determines the two major economic variables in ethylene plants: first cost and operating cost. For any particular ethylene plant design capacity, there is a range in investment cost, driven primarily by the choice of feedstock. In addition, feedstock costs represent over two-thirds of plant operating costs. This study presents the results of SRI work on determining the economics of ethylene plants based upon five alternative feedstocks, and then modifying the data for 10 global regions in which significant new ethylene capacity has been announced. The five feedstocks considered are: ethane, propane, butane, wide range naphtha, and atmospheric gas oil. The 10 regions considered in the study are the US Gulf Coast, Brazil, Western Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, and West Germany. The business climate considered in the study is the second half of 1989, and the market prices used for feedstock, utilities, products and labor represent average contract prices during the fourth quarter of 1989.

McCormack, G.; Pavone, T.

1990-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CMC Participation in the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) Workshop: Defense, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As an ongoing part of the collaborative efforts between the Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) at Sandia National Laboratories, the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), staff from the CMC served as faculty in conducting a workshop in Shanghai, China. Sponsor of the workshop was the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The workshop included participants from throughout South Asia and China. The CMC presented four sessions related to the role of monitoring technologies in promoting regional security and building confidence among nations. Participation in these workshops supports U.S. efforts to further regional cooperation and promote arms control, nonproliferation and other cooperative securily measures and supplements efforts funded by DOE and ACDA over the past four years. The RCSS Shanghai meeting permitted a continued CMC involvement in regionally conducted training for anew generation of leaders in government, the military, and academia throughout South Asia and China. Nuclear issues are clearly a dominant South Asian concern since the nuclear tests of May 1998. However, there remains a strong interest in identifying opportunities for increased trade and reduced tensions in other areas. The RCSS and other regional organizations are enthusiastic about continued CMC involvement in future regional courses.

Biringer, K.L.; Olsen, J.

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

The Java-Sumatra Aerial Mega-Tramway  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A mega-tramway based on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java is proposed to span Sunda Strait. The Java-Sumatra Aerial Mega-Tramway (JSAMT) will be self-elevating and will regularly and cheaply launch passengers and cargoes via two conveyor belt-like facilities using standard winged shipping containers like those currently used by international trucking and ocean shipping industries that are volplaned across the Sunda Strait. The JSAMT will be a self-sustaining toll facility free of any requirement for international loans or funding guarantees for its construction. Its existence will remove any immediate need for an expensive to dig/maintain Nusantara Tunnel. We offer the formative basic technical specifications for the JSAMT and indicate some of the physical and cultural geographical facts underpinning our macro-engineering proposal; offshoots of a perfected and tested JSAMT may be installed at Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka, the Gibraltar Strait and the Bering Strait by mid-21st Century.

Alexander Bolonkin; Richard Cathcart

2007-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

354

Geothermal Energy Market Study on the Atlantic Coastal Plain: a review of recent energy price projections for traditional space and process heating fuels in the post-1985 period  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The most recent price projections that have been published for distillate heating fuels, natural gas, and electricity are reviewed. The projections include those made by EIA, DOE, BNL, Foster Associates, and SRI International. Projected distillate prices for 1990 range from Brookhaven's worst case real price of $8.80 per million Btu's to EIA's most optimistic case of $4.10 for that year compared to $6.10 prevailing in September 1979. Natural gas prices projected for 1990 fall within a more narrow band ranging up to $4.50 (Brookhaven's basecase) compared to $4.20 in September 1979. Electricity prices projected for 1990 range to $17.00 per million Btu's compared to the September 1979 average price of $15.50. Regional price differentials show the Northeast paying above national average prices for oil, natural gas, and electricity. The West enjoys the lowest energy price levels overall. Oil prices are relatively uniform across the country, while natural gas and electricity prices may vary by more than 50% from one region to another.

Barron, W.

1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Evaluation of line focus solar central power systems. Volume II. Systems evaluation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An evaluation was completed to ascertain the applicability of line focus technologies to electrical power applications and to compare their performance and cost potential with point focus central receiver power systems. It was concluded that although the high temperature line focus (SRI) and fixed mirror line focus (GA) concepts duplicate the heat source characteristics and power conversion technology of the central receiver concepts these configurations do not offer a sufficient improvement in cost to warrant full scale development. The systems are, however, less complex than their point focus counterpart and should the central receiver system development falter they provide reasonable technology alternatives. The parabolic trough concept (BDM) was found to provide a low temperature technology alternative to the central receiver concept with promising performance and cost potential. Its continued development is recommended, with special emphasis on lower temperature (< 700/sup 0/F) applications. Finally, a variety of new promising line focus power system configurations were identified for a range of utility and industrial applications and recommendations were made on their implementation. This volume contains the detailed report. (WHK)

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1980-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

356

Railroad electrification in America's future: an assessment of prospects and impacts. Final report  

SciTech Connect

Such considerations as the level of traffic, the relative financial health of individual railroads, the capacity of the associated supply and engineering/construction industries, and the logical connecting points at classifying yards, as well as the national interest value of creating a continuous system, continental in scope, were used to construct a scenario for railroad electrification that closely approximates how an electrification program might be implemented. For the economic reasons cited, much of the US railroad system would remain conventionally powered. This scenario provides for an electrified network involving 14 mainlines operated by 10 companies that could transport much of the nation's rail-borne freight. Five years of planning and engineering work would be required for each link before construction could begin. With 1000 miles or less of electrified route per year, 14 years would be needed to construct the 9000-mile network of our scenario. (The scenario constructed runs from 1980 to 1998.) The analysis was aided with the construction of the SRI Railroad Industry Model. Basically a model of industry operations and finances, the model produces income statements and balance sheets at yearly intervals. Railroad energy costs, railroad freight levels, maintenance costs, purchases and leases of rooling stock, electrification facility investments, future inflation, rate setting practices, annual depreciation, taxes, and profits were calculated.

White, R.K.; Yabroff, I.W.; Dickson, E.M.; Zink, R.A.; Gray, M.E.; Moon, A.E.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Back-scattering channel-cut high-resolution monochromator for inelastic x-ray scattering  

SciTech Connect

We report on a design and on some experimental results for the performance of a new high energy resolution monochromator. It is a large channel-cut Si crystal with a 197 mm separation between the two faces designed to operate in a near-backscattering regime. The device was tested as a second monochromator on Sector 3 of the Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team (SRI-CAT) at the Advanced Photon Source using the Si(777) reflection at a photon energy of 13.84 keV. The same monochromator can be used for other energies with reflections of the type (hhh). Special care has been taken to equalize the temperature of the two faces by employing a Peltier heat pump. A Si(111) double-crystal pre-monochromator designed to withstand the high heat load of the undulator radiation was used upstream on the beamline. The measured throughput efficiency of the Si(777) channel-cut monochromator was less ideal by a factor of 1.9. Dynamical diffraction theory was used to calculate the throughput of an ideally perfect crystal.

Kushnir, V.I.; Abbamonte, P.M.; Macrander, A.T.; Schwoerer-Boehning, M.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

South Asia Water Resources Workshop: An effort to promote water quality data sharing in South Asia  

SciTech Connect

To promote cooperation in South Asia on environmental research, an international working group comprised of participants from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the US convened at the Soaltee Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 12 to 14, 1999. The workshop was sponsored in part by the Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, through funding provided by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nonproliferation and National Security. The CMC promotes collaborations among scientists and researchers in regions throughout the world as a means of achieving common regional security objectives. In the long term, the workshop organizers and participants are interested in the significance of regional information sharing as a means to build confidence and reduce conflict. The intermediate interests of the group focus on activities that might eventually foster regional management of some aspects of water resources utilization. The immediate purpose of the workshop was to begin the implementation phase of a project to collect and share water quality information at a number of river and coastal estuary locations throughout the region. The workshop participants achieved four objectives: (1) gaining a better understanding of the partner organizations involved; (2) garnering the support of existing regional organizations promoting environmental cooperation in South Asia; (3) identifying sites within the region at which data is to be collected; and (4) instituting a data and information collection and sharing process.

RAJEN,GAURAV; BIRINGER,KENT L.; BETSILL,J. DAVID

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Thermal distribution systems in commercial buildings  

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Thermal distribution systems in commercial buildings Thermal distribution systems in commercial buildings Title Thermal distribution systems in commercial buildings Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-51860 Year of Publication 2003 Authors Diamond, Richard C., Craig P. Wray, Darryl J. Dickerhoff, Nance Matson, and Duo Wang Start Page Chapter Abstract Previous research suggests that HVAC thermal distribution systems in commercial buildings suffer from thermal losses, such as those caused by duct air leakage and poor duct location. Due to a lack of metrics and data showing the potentially large energy savings from reducing these losses, the California building industry has mostly overlooked energy efficiency improvements in this area. The purpose of this project is to obtain the technical knowledge needed to properly measure and understand the energy efficiency of these systems. This project has three specific objectives: to develop metrics and diagnostics for determining system efficiencies, to develop design and retrofit information that the building industry can use to improve these systems, and to determine the energy impacts associated with duct leakage airflows in an existing large commercial building. The primary outcome of this project is the confirmation that duct leakage airflows can significantly impact energy use in large commercial buildings: our measurements indicate that adding 15% duct leakage at operating conditions leads to an increase in fan power of about 25 to 35%. This finding is consistent with impacts of increased duct leakage airflows on fan power that have been predicted by previous simulations. Other project outcomes include the definition of a new metric for distribution system efficiency, the demonstration of a reliable test for determining duct leakage airflows, and the development of new techniques for duct sealing. We expect that the project outcomes will lead to new requirements for commercial thermal distribution system efficiency in future revisions of California's Title 24.

360

NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR GASEOUS CONTAMINANTS CONTROL  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The overall objective of this project is to develop technologies for cleaning/conditioning the syngas from an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) system to meet the tolerance limits for contaminants such as H{sub 2}S, COS, NH{sub 3}, HCN, HCl, and alkali for fuel cell and chemical production applications. RTI's approach is to develop a modular system that (1) removes reduced sulfur species to sub-ppm levels using a hybrid process consisting of a polymer membrane and a regenerable ZnO-coated monolith or a mixed metal oxide sorbent; (2) removes hydrogen chloride vapors to sub-ppm levels using an inexpensive, high-surface area material; and (3) removes NH{sub 3} with acidic adsorbents. RTI is working with MEDAL, Inc., and North Carolina State University (NCSU) to develop polymer membrane technology for bulk removal of H{sub 2}S from syngas. These membranes are being engineered to remove the acid gas components (H{sub 2}S, CO{sub 2}, NH{sub 3}, and H{sub 2}O) from syngas by focusing on the ''solubility selectivity'' of the novel polymer compositions. The desirable components of the syngas (H{sub 2} and CO) are maintained at high-pressure conditions as a non-permeate stream while the impurities are transported across the membrane to the low pressure side. RTI tested commercially available and novel materials from MEDAL using a high-temperature, high-pressure (HTHP) permeation apparatus. H{sub 2}S/H{sub 2} selectivities >30 were achieved, although there was a strong negative dependence with temperature. MEDAL believes that all the polymer compositions tested so far can be prepared as hollow fiber membrane modules using the existing manufacturing technology. For fuel cell and chemical applications, additional sulfur removal (beyond that achievable with the membranes) is required. To overcome limitations of conventional ZnO pellets, RTI is testing a monolith with a thin coating of high surface area zinc-oxide based materials. Alternatively, a regenerable sorbent developed by DOE/NETL (RVS-1) is being evaluated for this application. A multi-cycle test of 2-in. (5-cm) diameter monolith samples demonstrated that HCl vapors is being accomplished by low-cost materials that combine the known effectiveness of sodium carbonate as an active matrix used with enhanced surface area supports for greater reactivity and capacity at the required operating temperatures. RTI is working with SRI International on this task. Sorbents prepared using diatomaceous earth and sepiolite, impregnated with sodium carbonate achieved steady-state HCl level <100 ppb (target is 10 ppb). Research is continuing to optimize the impregnation and calcination procedures to provide an optimum pore size distribution and other properties. RTI and SRI International have established the feasibility of a process to selectively chemisorb NH3 from syngas on high surface area molecular sieve adsorbents at high temperatures by conducting a series of temperature-programmed reactions at 225 C (437 F). Significant levels of NH{sub 3} were adsorbed on highly acidic adsorbents; the adsorbed NH{sub 3} was subsequently recovered by heating the adsorbent and the regenerated adsorbent was reused. A comprehensive technical and economic evaluation of this modular gas cleaning process was conducted by Nexant to compare capital and operating cost with existing amine based processes. Nexant estimated a total installed cost of $42 million for the RTI process for a 500 MWe IGCC plant based on its current state of development. By comparison, Nexant estimated the installed cost for an equivalent sized plant based on the Rectisol process (which would achieve the same sulfur removal specification) to be $75 million. Thus the RTI process is economically competitive with a state-of-the-art process for syngas cleanup.

B.S. Turk; T. Merkel; A. Lopez-Ortiz; R.P. Gupta; J.W. Portzer; G.N. Krishnan; B.D. Freeman; G.K. Fleming

2001-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Historical collection of preprints, reprints, working papers, correspondence, and other documents related to the "cold fusion" experiments conducted by Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann.  

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This historical collection consists of various letters, correspondence, working papers, reprints, preprints, workshop reports, and news clippings related to the "cold fusion" experiments conducted by Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann. Binders and contents. 1. Laboratory Reprints/Preprints (Laboratory Documents from 9 national Labs. Some original documents); 2. Summary Report by Dr. Duane L. Barney (Articles, Letters, and Reports through 1994 on Cold Fusion. Original Documents); 3. Conference Workshops (Official Documents, schedules, and notes from 4 conferences); 4. HSS&T Hearings, SRI Incident Jan. 1992 (Summary of Cold Fusion Research and reports following SRI Incident. Original Documents); 5. Media 1989 to Present (circa 1995) (Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, and Press Releases from 1989-1995. Some reprints, some original articles/magazines); 6. Science in Service of National Economy aka Manfred's Book (A comprehensive overview of various research being done at Laboratories across the country that could impact the economy); 7. ERAB Information (Comprehensive Report on Cold Fusion Research w/ recommendations on funding and continued research. Original documents); 8. Misc.: Memorandum, Notes, Reports, Summaries, and Updates Chronologically 1989 (Various documents related to Cold Fusion in order of print from 1989. Original documents); 9. Misc.: Memorandum, Notes, Reports, Summaries, and Updates Chronologically 1990-1992 (Various documents related to Cold Fusion including status reports and research in order of print from 1990-1992. Original documents); 10. Misc.: Memorandum, Notes, Reports, Summaries, and Updates Chronologically 1993-1995 (Various documents related to Cold Fusion including status reports and research in order of print from 1993-1995. Original documents); 11. General: Preprints/Reprints Filed by Institution A-H (Reports of Research and Conclusion from various universities and institutions.); 12. General: Preprints/Reprints Filed by Institution I-R (Reports of Research and Conclusion from various universities and institutions.); 13. General: Preprints/Reprints Filed by Institution S-Z (Reports of Research and Conclusion from various universities and institutions.); 14. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries A-F (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 15. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries G-L (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 16. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries M-R (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 17. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries S-Z (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 18. Miscellaneous papers (Investigation of Cold Fusion Phenomena in Deuterated Metals-NCFI Final Report Volumes I. II, and III; June 1991; 4th Annual Conference on Cold Fusion Proceedings: Volumes 1-4; Development of Advanced Concepts for Nuclear Processes in Deuterated Metals; A Comprehensive Report on the research methods, background information, and principles related to Cold Fusion; Cold Fusion Research: November 1989; ERAB report on Cold Fusion Research; Proceedings: Workshop on Anomalous Effects in Deuterided Metals; Workshop designed to generate audio between skeptics and advocates to examine Cold Fusion research results and remaining questions in research methods; Muon Catalyzed Fusion; Overview of Muon Catalyzed Fusion; Grant Application for Cold Fusion Research; Original application to DOE from Prof. Pons that was withdrawn in favor of a new grant proposal).

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2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR GASEOUS CONTAMINANTS CONTROL  

SciTech Connect

The overall objective of this project is to develop technologies for cleaning/conditioning the syngas from an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) system to meet the tolerance limits for contaminants such as H{sub 2}S, COS, NH{sub 3}, HCN, HCl, and alkali for fuel cell and chemical production applications. RTI's approach is to develop a modular system that (1) removes reduced sulfur species to sub-ppm levels using a hybrid process consisting of a polymer membrane and a regenerable ZnO-coated monolith or a mixed metal oxide sorbent; (2) removes hydrogen chloride vapors to sub-ppm levels using an inexpensive, high-surface area material; and (3) removes NH{sub 3} with acidic adsorbents. RTI is working with MEDAL, Inc., and North Carolina State University (NCSU) to develop polymer membrane technology for bulk removal of H{sub 2}S from syngas. These membranes are being engineered to remove the acid gas components (H{sub 2}S, CO{sub 2}, NH{sub 3}, and H{sub 2}O) from syngas by focusing on the ''solubility selectivity'' of the novel polymer compositions. The desirable components of the syngas (H{sub 2} and CO) are maintained at high-pressure conditions as a non-permeate stream while the impurities are transported across the membrane to the low pressure side. RTI tested commercially available and novel materials from MEDAL using a high-temperature, high-pressure (HTHP) permeation apparatus. H{sub 2}S/H{sub 2} selectivities >30 were achieved, although there was a strong negative dependence with temperature. MEDAL believes that all the polymer compositions tested so far can be prepared as hollow fiber membrane modules using the existing manufacturing technology. For fuel cell and chemical applications, additional sulfur removal (beyond that achievable with the membranes) is required. To overcome limitations of conventional ZnO pellets, RTI is testing a monolith with a thin coating of high surface area zinc-oxide based materials. Alternatively, a regenerable sorbent developed by DOE/NETL (RVS-1) is being evaluated for this application. A multi-cycle test of 2-in. (5-cm) diameter monolith samples demonstrated that <0.5 ppm sulfur can be achieved. Removal of HCl vapors is being accomplished by low-cost materials that combine the known effectiveness of sodium carbonate as an active matrix used with enhanced surface area supports for greater reactivity and capacity at the required operating temperatures. RTI is working with SRI International on this task. Sorbents prepared using diatomaceous earth and sepiolite, impregnated with sodium carbonate achieved steady-state HCl level <100 ppb (target is 10 ppb). Research is continuing to optimize the impregnation and calcination procedures to provide an optimum pore size distribution and other properties. RTI and SRI International have established the feasibility of a process to selectively chemisorb NH3 from syngas on high surface area molecular sieve adsorbents at high temperatures by conducting a series of temperature-programmed reactions at 225 C (437 F). Significant levels of NH{sub 3} were adsorbed on highly acidic adsorbents; the adsorbed NH{sub 3} was subsequently recovered by heating the adsorbent and the regenerated adsorbent was reused. A comprehensive technical and economic evaluation of this modular gas cleaning process was conducted by Nexant to compare capital and operating cost with existing amine based processes. Nexant estimated a total installed cost of $42 million for the RTI process for a 500 MWe IGCC plant based on its current state of development. By comparison, Nexant estimated the installed cost for an equivalent sized plant based on the Rectisol process (which would achieve the same sulfur removal specification) to be $75 million. Thus the RTI process is economically competitive with a state-of-the-art process for syngas cleanup.

B.S. Turk; T. Merkel; A. Lopez-Ortiz; R.P. Gupta; J.W. Portzer; G.N. Krishnan; B.D. Freeman; G.K. Fleming

2001-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

363

Final Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document describes the results of a DOE funded joint effort of Membrane Technology and Research Inc. (MTR), SRI International (SRI), and ABB Lummus (ABB) to develop facilitated transport membranes for olefin/paraffin separations. Currently, olefin/paraffin separation is done by distillationan extremely energy-intensive process because of the low relative volatilities of olefins and paraffins. If facilitated transport membranes could be successfully commercialized, the potential energy savings achievable with this membrane technology are estimated to be 48 trillion Btu per year by the year 2020. We discovered in this work that silver salt-based facilitated transport membranes are not stable even in the presence of ideal olefin/paraffin mixtures. This decline in membrane performance appears to be caused by a previously unrecognized phenomenon that we have named olefin conditioning. As the name implies, this mechanism of performance degradation becomes operative once a membrane starts permeating olefins. This project is the first study to identify olefin conditioning as a significant factor impacting the performance of facilitated olefin transport membranes. To date, we have not identified an effective strategy to mitigate the impact of olefin conditioning. other than running at low temperatures or with low olefin feed pressures. In our opinion, this issue must be addressed before further development of facilitated olefin transport membranes can proceed. In addition to olefin conditioning, traditional carrier poisoning challenges must also be overcome. Light, hydrogen, hydrogen sulfide, and acetylene exposure adversely affect membrane performance through unwanted reaction with silver ions. Harsh poisoning tests with these species showed useful membrane lifetimes of only one week. These tests demonstrate a need to improve the stability of the olefin complexing agent to develop membranes with lifetimes satisfactory for commercial application. A successful effort to improve membrane coating solution stability resulted in the finding that membrane performance loss could be reversed for all poisoning cases except hydrogen sulfide exposure. This discovery offers the potential to extend membrane lifetime through cyclic regeneration. We also found that certain mixed carriers exhibited greater stability in reducing environments than exhibited by silver salt alone. These results offer promise that solutions to deal with carrier poisoning are possible. The main achievement of this program was the progress made in gaining a more complete understanding of the membrane stability challenges faced in the use of facilitated olefin transport membranes. Our systematic study of facilitated olefin transport uncovered the full extent of the stability challenge, including the first known identification of olefin conditioning and its impact on membrane development. We believe that significant additional fundamental research is required before facilitated olefin transport membranes are ready for industrial implementation. The best-case scenario for further development of this technology would be identification of a novel carrier that is intrinsically more stable than silver ions. If the stability problems could be largely circumvented by development of a new carrier, it would provide a clear breakthrough toward finally recognizing the potential of facilitated olefin transport. However, even if such a carrier is identified, additional development will be required to insure that the membrane matrix is a benign host for the olefin-carrier complexation reaction and shows good long-term stability.

Merkel, T.C.; Blanc, R.; Zeid, J.; Suwarlim, A.; Firat, B.; Wijmans, H.; Asaro, M. (SRI); Greene, M. (Lummus)

2007-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Workbook Contents  

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

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365

Spin Properties of Transition-Metallorganic Self-Assembled Molecules  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes SRI's accomplishments on the project, 'Spin Properties of Transition-Metallorganic Self-Assembled Molecules' funded by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences, US Department of Energy. We have successfully carried out all tasks identified in our proposal and gained significant knowledge and understanding of spin-polarized electronic structure, spin relaxation, and spin-dependent transport in transition-metallorganic molecules and enhohedral fullerenes. These molecules contain integrated spin and charge components and will enable us to achieve sophisticated functions in spintronics and quantum computing at molecular level with simple circuitry and easy fabrication. We have developed microscopic theories that describe the underlying mechanisms of spin-dependent porcesses and constructed quantitative modeling tools that compute several important spin properties. These results represent the basic principles governing the spin-dependent behaviors in nanostructures containing such molecules. Based on these results we have shown that novel device functions, such as electrically controlled g-factor and noninvasive electrical detection of spin dynamics, can be achieved in these nanostructures. Some of our results have been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at professional conferences. In addition, we have established a close collaboration with experimentalists at Oxford University, UK (Dr. J. Morton and Prof. G. Briggs), Princeton University (Dr. A. Tyryshkin and Prof. S. Lyon), University of Delaware (Prof. E. Nowak), and University of California (Profs. R. Kawakami and J. Shi), who have been studying related systems and supplying us with new experimental data. We have provided our understanding and physical insights to the experimentalists and helped analyze their experimental measurements. The collaboration with experimentalists has also broadened our research scope and helped us focus on the most relevant issues concerning these materials.

Zhi Gang Yu

2010-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

366

Total Net Imports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products into the U.S.  

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

Country: Total All Countries Persian Gulf OPEC Algeria Angola Ecuador Iran Iraq Kuwait Libya Nigeria Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Venezuela Non OPEC Afghanistan Albania Andora Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burma Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Chad Chile China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Kinshasa) Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djbouti Dominica Dominican Republic Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia Eritrea Estonia Fiji Finland France French Pacific Islands French Guiana Gabon Georgia, Republic of Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Guinea Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Korea, South Kutubu Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Liberia Lithuania Macau S.A.R. Macedonia Madagascar Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Midway Islands Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papau New Guinea Paracel Islands Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Romania Russia St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia St. Pierre and Miquelon St. Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Senegal Serbia and Montenegro Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia South Africa Spain Spratly Islands Sri Lanka Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vietnam Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (U.S.) Yemen Yugoslavia Other Non OPEC Period-Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day

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53,"Annual",2012,"6/30/1949" 53,"Annual",2012,"6/30/1949" ,"Release Date:","12/12/2013" ,"Next Release Date:","1/7/2014" ,"Excel File Name:","ng_cons_sum_a_epg0_vc0_mmcf_a.xls" ,"Available from Web Page:","http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/ng_cons_sum_a_epg0_vc0_mmcf_a.htm" ,"Source:","Energy Information Administration" ,"For Help, Contact:","infoctr@eia.gov" ,,"(202) 586-8800",,,"12/12/2013 6:50:03 PM" "Back to Contents","Data 1: Natural Gas Consumption " "Sourcekey","N9140US2","NA1490_SAL_2","NA1490_SAK_2","NA1490_SAZ_2","NA1490_SAR_2","NA1490_SCA_2","NA1490_SCO_2","NA1490_SCT_2","NA1490_SDE_2","NA1490_SDC_2","NA1490_SFL_2","NA1490_SGA_2","NA1490_R3FM_2","NA1490_SHI_2","NA1490_SID_2","NA1490_SIL_2","NA1490_SIN_2","NA1490_SIA_2","NA1490_SKS_2","NA1490_SKY_2","NA1490_SLA_2","NA1490_SME_2","NA1490_SMD_2","NA1490_SMA_2","NA1490_SMI_2","NA1490_SMN_2","NA1490_SMS_2","NA1490_SMO_2","NA1490_SMT_2","NA1490_SNE_2","NA1490_SNV_2","NA1490_SNH_2","NA1490_SNJ_2","NA1490_SNM_2","NA1490_SNY_2","NA1490_SNC_2","NA1490_SND_2","NA1490_SOH_2","NA1490_SOK_2","NA1490_SOR_2","NA1490_SPA_2","NA1490_SRI_2","NA1490_SSC_2","NA1490_SSD_2","NA1490_STN_2","NA1490_STX_2","NA1490_SUT_2","NA1490_SVT_2","NA1490_SVA_2","NA1490_SWA_2","NA1490_SWV_2","NA1490_SWI_2","NA1490_SWY_2"

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Monthly","9/2013","1/15/2002" Monthly","9/2013","1/15/2002" ,"Release Date:","12/12/2013" ,"Next Release Date:","1/7/2014" ,"Excel File Name:","ng_pri_sum_a_epg0_vrx_pct_m.xls" ,"Available from Web Page:","http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/ng_pri_sum_a_epg0_vrx_pct_m.htm" ,"Source:","Energy Information Administration" ,"For Help, Contact:","infoctr@eia.gov" ,,"(202) 586-8800",,,"12/12/2013 7:00:27 PM" "Back to Contents","Data 1: Percentage of Total Natural Gas Residential Deliveries included in Prices " "Sourcekey","NA1504_NUS_4","NA1504_SAL_4","NA1504_SAK_4","NA1504_SAZ_4","NA1504_SAR_4","NA1504_SCA_4","NA1504_SCO_4","NA1504_SCT_4","NA1504_SDE_4","NA1504_SDC_4","NA1504_SFL_4","NA1504_SGA_4","NA1504_SHI_4","NA1504_SID_4","NA1504_SIL_4","NA1504_SIN_4","NA1504_SIA_4","NA1504_SKS_4","NA1504_SKY_4","NA1504_SLA_4","NA1504_SME_4","NA1504_SMD_4","NA1504_SMA_4","NA1504_SMI_4","NA1504_SMN_4","NA1504_SMS_4","NA1504_SMO_4","NA1504_SMT_4","NA1504_SNE_4","NA1504_SNV_4","NA1504_SNH_4","NA1504_SNJ_4","NA1504_SNM_4","NA1504_SNY_4","NA1504_SNC_4","NA1504_SND_4","NA1504_SOH_4","NA1504_SOK_4","NA1504_SOR_4","NA1504_SPA_4","NA1504_SRI_4","NA1504_SSC_4","NA1504_SSD_4","NA1504_STN_4","NA1504_STX_4","NA1504_SUT_4","NA1504_SVT_4","NA1504_SVA_4","NA1504_SWA_4","NA1504_SWV_4","NA1504_SWI_4","NA1504_SWY_4"

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Total All Countries Exports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products by  

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Destination: Total All Countries Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andora Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahama Islands Bahrain Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burma Bermuda Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Chad Chile China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Kinshasa) Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djbouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Pacific Islands Gabon Georgia, Republic of Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Guinea Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordon Kazakhstan Kenya Korea, South Korea, North Kyrgyzstan Kutubu Kuwait Latvia Lebanon Liberia Libya Lithuania Macau S.A.R. Macedonia Madagascar Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Midway Islands Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands/Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papau New Guinea Paracel Islands Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russia St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia St. Pierre and Miquelon St. Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia and Montenegro Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Soloman Islands South Africa Spain Spratly Islands Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Tonga Togo Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (U.S.) Yemen Yugoslavia Zambia Period-Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day

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Evaluating climate models: Should we use weather or climate observations?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Calling the numerical models that we use for simulations of climate change 'climate models' is a bit of a misnomer. These 'general circulation models' (GCMs, AKA global climate models) and their cousins the 'regional climate models' (RCMs) are actually physically-based weather simulators. That is, these models simulate, either globally or locally, daily weather patterns in response to some change in forcing or boundary condition. These simulated weather patterns are then aggregated into climate statistics, very much as we aggregate observations into 'real climate statistics'. Traditionally, the output of GCMs has been evaluated using climate statistics, as opposed to their ability to simulate realistic daily weather observations. At the coarse global scale this may be a reasonable approach, however, as RCM's downscale to increasingly higher resolutions, the conjunction between weather and climate becomes more problematic. We present results from a series of present-day climate simulations using the WRF ARW for domains that cover North America, much of Latin America, and South Asia. The basic domains are at a 12 km resolution, but several inner domains at 4 km have also been simulated. These include regions of complex topography in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Sri Lanka, as well as a region of low topography and fairly homogeneous land surface type (the U.S. Great Plains). Model evaluations are performed using standard climate analyses (e.g., reanalyses; NCDC data) but also using time series of daily station observations. Preliminary results suggest little difference in the assessment of long-term mean quantities, but the variability on seasonal and interannual timescales is better described. Furthermore, the value-added by using daily weather observations as an evaluation tool increases with the model resolution.

Oglesby, Robert J [ORNL; Erickson III, David J [ORNL

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nitrogen Removal From Low Quality Natural Gas  

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Natural gas provides more than one-fifth of all the primary energy used in the United States. It is especially important in the residential sector, where it supplies nearly half of all the energy consumed in U.S. homes. However, significant quantities of natural gas cannot be produced economically because its quality is too low to enter the pipeline transportation system without some type of processing, other than dehydration, to remove the undesired gas fraction. Such low-quality natural gas (LQNG) contains significant concentration or quantities of gas other than methane. These non- hydrocarbons are predominantly nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulfide, but may also include other gaseous components. The nitrogen concentrations usually exceeds 4%. Nitrogen rejection is presently an expensive operation which can present uneconomic scenarios in the potential development of natural gas fields containing high nitrogen concentrations. The most reliable and widely used process for nitrogen rejection from natural gas consists of liquefying the feed stream using temperatures in the order of - 300{degrees}F and separating the nitrogen via fractionation. In order to reduce the gas temperature to this level, the gas is compressed, cooled by mullet-stream heat exchangers, and expanded to low pressure. Significant energy for compression and expensive materials of construction are required. Water and carbon dioxide concentrations must be reduced to levels required to prevent freezing. SRI`s proposed research involves screening new nitrogen selective absorbents and developing a more cost effective nitrogen removal process from natural gas using those compounds. The long-term objective of this project is to determine the technical and economical feasibility of a N{sub 2}2 removal concept based on complexation of molecular N{sub 2} with novel complexing agents. Successful development of a selective, reversible, and stable reagent with an appropriate combination of capacity and N{sub 2} absorption/desorption characteristics will allow selective separation of N{sub 2} from LQNG.

Alvarado, D.B.; Asaro, M.F.; Bomben, J.L.; Damle, A.S.; Bhown, A.S.

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Historic land use and carbon estimates for South and Southeast Asia: 1880--1980  

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This document describes the contents of a digital data base containing estimates of land use change and the carbon content of vegetation for South and Southeast Asia for the years 1880, 1920, 1950, 1970, and 1980. These data were originally collected for climate modelers, so they could reduce the uncertainty associated with the magnitude and time course of historical land use change and of carbon release. For this data base, South and Southeast Asia is defined as the countries of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Kampuchea (Cambodia), Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The most important change in land use over the 100 year period was the conversion of 107 {times} 10{sup 6} ha of forest/woodland to categories with lower biomass. Land thus transformed accounted for 13.5% of the total area of the study region. The estimated total carbon content of live vegetation in South and Southeast Asia has dropped progressively, from 59 {times} 10{sup 9} Mg in 1880 to 27 {times} 10{sup 9} Mg in 1980. Throughout the study period the carbon stock in forests was greater than the carbon content in all other categories combined, although its share of the total declined progressively from 81% in 1880 to 73% in 1980. The data base itself was developed in Lotus 1-2-3{trademark} using a sequential bookkeeping model. The source data were obtained at the local and regional level for each country from official agricultural and economic statistics from historical geographic and demographic texts, reports, and articles; and from any other available source. Because of boundary changes through time and disparities between the validity, availability, and scale of the data for each country, the data were aggregated into 94 ecological zones. The resulting data base contains land use and carbon information for 94 ecological zones and national totals for 13 countries.

Daniels, R.C. [ed.] [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center]|[Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Energy, Environment and Resources Center; Richards, J.F.; Flint, E.P. [Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States). Dept. of History

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Organic Aerosols in a Megacity: Comparison of Simple and Complex Representations of the Volatility Basis Set Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Weather Research and Forecasting model coupled with chemistry (WRF-Chem) is modified to include a volatility basis set (VBS) treatment of secondary organic aerosol formation. The VBS approach, coupled with SAPRC-99 gas-phase chemistry mechanism, is used to model gas-particle partitioning and multiple generations of gas-phase oxidation of organic vapors. In addition to the detailed 9-species VBS, a simplified mechanism using 2 volatility species (2-species VBS) is developed and tested for similarity to the 9-species VBS in terms of both mass and oxygen-to-carbon ratios of organic aerosols in the atmosphere. WRF-Chem results are evaluated against field measurements of organic aerosols collected during the MILAGRO 2006 campaign in the vicinity of Mexico City. The simplified 2-species mechanism reduces the computational cost by a factor of 2 as compared to 9-species VBS. Both ground site and aircraft measurements suggest that the 9-species and 2-species VBS predictions of total organic aerosol mass as well as individual organic aerosol components including primary, secondary, and biomass burning are comparable in magnitude. In addition, oxygen-to-carbon ratio predictions from both approaches agree within 25%, providing evidence that the 2-species VBS is well suited to represent the complex evolution of organic aerosols. Model sensitivity to amount of anthropogenic semi-volatile and intermediate volatility (S/IVOC) precursor emissions is also examined by doubling the default emissions. Both the emission cases significantly under-predict primary organic aerosols in the city center and along aircraft flight transects. Secondary organic aerosols are predicted reasonably well along flight tracks surrounding the city, but are consistently over-predicted downwind of the city. Also, oxygen-to-carbon ratio predictions are significantly improved compared to prior studies by adding 15% oxygen mass per generation of oxidation; however, all modeling cases still under-predict these ratios downwind as compared to measurements, suggesting a need to further improve chemistry parameterizations of secondary organic aerosol formation.

Shrivastava, ManishKumar B.; Fast, Jerome D.; Easter, Richard C.; Gustafson, William I.; Zaveri, Rahul A.; Jimenez, Jose L.; Saide, Pablo; Hodzic, Alma

2011-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) - Bangladesh | OpenEI  

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(SWERA) - Bangladesh (SWERA) - Bangladesh Dataset Summary Description Reduction of global greenhouse gas emission to arrest global warming requires minimizing the use of fossil fuels. To achieve this a large scale use of renewable energies must be made over the globe for production of electrical and thermal energy. Success of wind and solar energy projects require detailed and precise information on the resources. For most developing countries adequate information on the resources are not available.UNEP supported by GEF has started a program to assess solar and wind resources for a number of countries including Bangladesh, China, Brazil, Nepal and Sri Lanka in the initial program.World resources of oil, gas and coal are limited and there is a global concern about this but for Bangladesh the situation appears to be extremely unhappy as per capita reserve of fossil fuels is only 1/50th to 1/100th of world per capita. A close look at Bangladesh energy scenario is presented before going to an overview of the results of resource assessments for wind and solar energy under the SWERA Program carried out for Bangladesh withRERC as the local partner. Data and maps for Bangladesh are available in the SWERA website. Details of assessment techniques and results will be presented in the following sections together with the possible applications of the resources.A spin-off from the SWERA Project is development of manpower trained at home and abroad in WAsP techniques, RETScreen and HOMER analyses and the capability development for using GIS Toolkit.NREL, RISOE and DLR produced modeled maps and data sets for Bangladesh and NREL developed the GIS Toolkit. RERC measured and collected ground data and standardized the maps and data sets.Mr. Tom Hamlin of UNEP who has been the project manager for SWERA activities always extended his helping hands to RERC which enabled the completion of the project.TERI has played a vital role as the Regional Coordinator.

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Regulation of cytochrome P450 3A4 gene expression through modulating pregnane X receptor transcriptional activity by NF-? aryl hydrocarbon receptor and xenobiotics  

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Cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) is a key enzyme responsible for the metabolism of drugs and endogenous compounds in human liver and intestine. CYP3A4 gene expression is mainly regulated by Pregnane X receptor (PXR) which is a ligand-dependent nuclear receptor. It is a long-standing observation that inflammatory responses and infections decrease drug metabolism capacity in human and experimental animals. In this study, I reported that NF-?B activation by LPS and TNF-? plays a pivotal role in the suppression of CYP3A4 through interactions of NF-?B with PXR/RXR complex. Inhibition of NF-?B by NF-?B specific suppressor SRI?B? reversed the suppressive effects of LPS and TNF-?. Furthermore, I showed that NF-?B p65 disrupted the association of PXR/RXR? complex with DNA sequences as determined by EMSA and chromatin immunoprecipitation assays. NF-?B p65 directly interacted with DNA binding domain of RXR? and DNA binding domain, hinge domain and ligand-binding domain of PXR and may prevent its binding to the consensus DNA sequences, thus inhibiting the transactivation by PXR/RXR? complex. This mechanism of suppression by NF-?B activation may be extended to other nuclear receptor-regulated systems where RXR? is a dimerization partner. Many genes regulated by PXR and AhR are important for phase I, II and III drug metabolism. In this study I reported a crosstalk between PXR and AhR pathways. AhR physically and functionally interacted with PXR and enhanced the PXR transcriptional activity, and the interaction repressed the AhR transcriptional activity. AhR also physically interacted with RXR?. The synergistic induction of Gsta1 in the liver of mice by PCN and TCDD might assume a different mechanism. The results suggested the metabolism kinetics of mixture drugs was different from and more complicated than that of single compound. Using a HepG2 cell-based PXR-driven CYP3A4-Luciferase assay, I reported that E/F domain of PXR was responsible for ligand-dependant activation. A/B domain was necessary for co-activating the ligand-dependent activation and D domain was suppressive. High doses of Valerian Root extraction were PXR-dependent CYP3A4 inducers. Green tea polyphenols, aflatoxin B1, CuSO4 and MnCl2 enhanced the PXR transcription activity activated by rifampicin. The results suggested PXR-mediated drug metabolism kinetics altered on xenobiotic exposure.

Gu, Xinsheng

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIGH PRESSURE COAL COMBUSTON KINETICS PROJECT  

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As part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) initiative to improve the efficiency of coal-fired power plants and reduce the pollution generated by these facilities, DOE has funded the High-Pressure Coal Combustion Kinetics (HPCCK) Projects. A series of laboratory experiments were conducted on selected pulverized coals at elevated pressures with the specific goals to provide new data for pressurized coal combustion that will help extend to high pressure and validate models for burnout, pollutant formation, and generate samples of solid combustion products for analyses to fill crucial gaps in knowledge of char morphology and fly ash formation. Two series of high-pressure coal combustion experiments were performed using SRI's pressurized radiant coal flow reactor. The first series of tests characterized the near burner flame zone (NBFZ). Three coals were tested, two high volatile bituminous (Pittsburgh No.8 and Illinois No.6), and one sub-bituminous (Powder River Basin), at pressures of 1, 2, and 3 MPa (10, 20, and 30 atm). The second series of experiments, which covered high-pressure burnout (HPBO) conditions, utilized a range of substantially longer combustion residence times to produce char burnout levels from 50% to 100%. The same three coals were tested at 1, 2, and 3 MPa, as well as at 0.2 MPa. Tests were also conducted on Pittsburgh No.8 coal in CO2 entrainment gas at 0.2, 1, and 2 MPa to begin establishing a database of experiments relevant to carbon sequestration techniques. The HPBO test series included use of an impactor-type particle sampler to measure the particle size distribution of fly ash produced under complete burnout conditions. The collected data have been interpreted with the help of CFD and detailed kinetics simulation to extend and validate devolatilization, char combustion and pollutant model at elevated pressure. A global NOX production sub-model has been proposed. The submodel reproduces the performance of the detailed chemical reaction mechanism for the NBFZ tests.

Stefano Orsino

2005-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Product Quality Assurance for Off-Grid Lighting in Africa  

SciTech Connect

Although the emergence of markets for high efficiency off-grid lighting technologies holds promise, realizing the potential of this opportunity on a long-term, sustainable basis requires careful attention to issues of product quality, consumer protection, and the potential for significant 'market spoiling', in anticipation of increases of sales of low cost, low performance off-grid lighting products. The goal of the Lighting Africa quality assurance workshop was to articulate strategies to mitigate the dangers of market spoiling and to explore ways to protect consumers from misleading advertising for sales of inferior, off-grid lighting products in the context of Lighting Africa's overarching objective to support the industry in developing a robust off-grid lighting market in Africa. The workshop resulted in the identification of two strategic approaches for meeting Lighting Africa quality assurance programmatic needs. The first strategy is intended to meet a short-term programmatic need for quality associated with requests for lighting products by bulk procurement agents, such as in a World Bank-financed project. The development of procurement specifications and test procedures that could be used in a quality/usability screening method in order to provide guidance for forthcoming large volume purchases emerged as the best solution to meet this need. Such approaches are used in World Bank-financed solar home systems (SHSs) projects in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and China, among others. However, unlike the SHSs which have multiple balance-of-system (BOS) components warranting the need for an array of specifications for individual components, stand alone lighting systems require specifications that are amenable to individual light points. To test this approach, Lighting Africa elected to use the technical specifications issued by the Photovoltaic Global Approval Program for solar lanterns that use CFL bulbs (PVRS11A) as the basis of qualifying such products. A contract has been competitively awarded to the Global Approval Program for Photovoltaics (PV GAP) under the Lighting Africa Program to select and test ten solar lantern product models. Lantern selection will be determined based on a number of criteria, among them, the ability to provide a daily duty cycle of at least 3 hours of light, the number of days of autonomy of battery, the volume of sales (especially in Africa), and whether or not the manufacturing facility is ISO 9000 certified. Those that are confirmed as meeting the specifications may be eligible to receive a PVGAP quality seal. The work is being carried out in partnership with the Photovoltaic and Wind Quality Test Center in Beijing, China and TUV Rhineland in Koeln, Germany. As off-grid LED-based stand-alone lighting products is in a nascent stage of development compared to CFL-based lanterns, Lighting Africa will support the development of a 'Quality Screening' approach to selecting LED lighting, in order not to delay consumers benefiting from such advances. The screening methodology could be used by procurement agencies to qualify LED lighting products for bulk or programmatic procurements. The main elements of this work comprises of developing a procurement specification and test procedure for undertaking a 'quick' quality/usability screening to be used for procuring LED lights and to test up to 30 LED-based lights to screen products that meet the requirement. The second strategy is intended to meet a longer-term need associated with creating a self-sustaining product quality assurance program that will effectively protect the African consumer, prevent significant market spoiling, adapt with expected technological advancements over the long-term--in other words, give consumers the ability to detect quality products and the information needed to find products that meet their specific needs from among the myriad of lighting products that become available commercially. Workshop discussions and the discussions evolving from the workshop led the Lighting Africa team to opt for an approach similar to that of th

World Bank; Mills, Evan; Mills, Evan

2008-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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HYBRID HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSTS FOR HYDROGENATION OF CARBON DIOXIDE  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

HYBRID HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSTS FOR HYDROGENATION OF CARBON DIOXIDE Lucia M. Petkovic, Harry W. Rollins, Daniel M. Ginosar, and Kyle C. Burch Idaho National Laboratory P.O. Box 1625 Idaho Falls, ID 83415-2208 Introduction Anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, a gas often associated with global warming, have increased considerably since the beginning of the industrial age.1 In the U.S., stationary CO2 sources, such as electricity generation plants, produce about one-third of the anthropogenic CO2 generation. Reports2 indicate that the power required to recover 90% of the CO2 from an integrated coal-fired power-plant is about 10% of the power-plant capacity. This energy requirement can be reduced to less than 1% if the recovered CO2 is applied to the production of synthetic fuels. However, the lack of efficient catalysts along with the costs of energy and hydrogen has prevented the development of technologies for direct hydrogenation of CO2.3 Although the cost of hydrogen for hydrogenating CO2 is not economically attractive at present, the future production of hydrogen by nuclear power sources could completely change this scenario.2 Still, an efficient catalyst will be essential for commercial application of those processes. The objective of the work presented here was the development of hybrid catalysts for one-step carbon dioxide hydrogenation to liquid fuels. The hybrid catalysts, which were prepared by two novel techniques, included a copper/zinc oxide catalytic function distributed within an acidic zeolitic matrix. Results of catalyst activity and selectivity studies at atmospheric pressure are presented in this contribution. Experimental Catalysts were prepared by two novel techniques and under several different conditions to produce copper/zinc oxide/zeolite materials. Once synthesized, samples were pelletized and the fraction between 40-60 mesh was utilized for the experiments. Two hundred milligrams of catalyst were loaded in a U-tube stainless steel reactor and a flow of 100 cm3/min of a 10:90 H2:Ar mixture was passed through the catalyst bed while the temperature was increased from room temperature to 513 K at 1.8 K/min and held at 513 K for 15 h. A reactant gas mixture composed by 10 cm3/min of CO2 and 30 cm3/min of H2 was then passed through the catalyst bed and the reaction products monitored by on-line gas chromatographic analyses using an SRI Multiple Gas Analyzer #2 equipped with 3 columns (MoleSieve 13X, Hayesep-D, and MXT-1) and 3 detectors (TCD, FID, and FID-methanizer). This GC system allowed for quantification of inert gases, CO, CO2, methanol, dimethylether, higher alcohols, water, and hydrocarbons up to C20. One hundred milligrams of a commercial syngas-to-methanol catalyst along with the same amount of a commercial zeolite catalyst was utilized under the same reaction conditions for comparison purposes. These catalysts were utilized either in two-layers (Com1) or mixed together (Com2). Results and Discussion Under the conditions applied in this study, the main reaction products were CO, CH3OH, CH3OCH3, and H2O. Methanol and dimethylether production rates and selectivities with respect to CO formation are presented in Figures 1 and 2, respectively. Although the activity of the synthesized catalysts did not surpass the commercial catalysts, the selectivity to oxygenates with respect to CO on most of the synthesized catalysts were better than on the commercial catalysts. For example, cat

Licia M. Petkovic; Harry W. Rollins; Daniel M. Ginosar; Kyle C. Burch

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast Asian Forests: A Database  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A database was generated of estimates of geographically referenced carbon densities of forest vegetation in tropical Southeast Asia for 1980. A geographic information system (GIS) was used to incorporate spatial databases of climatic, edaphic, and geomorphological indices and vegetation to estimate potential (i.e., in the absence of human intervention and natural disturbance) carbon densities of forests. The resulting map was then modified to estimate actual 1980 carbon density as a function of population density and climatic zone. The database covers the following 13 countries: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia (Campuchea), India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. The data sets within this database are provided in three file formats: ARC/INFO{trademark} exported integer grids, ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) files formatted for raster-based GIS software packages, and generic ASCII files with x, y coordinates for use with non-GIS software packages. This database includes ten ARC/INFO exported integer grid files (five with the pixel size 3.75 km x 3.75 km and five with the pixel size 0.25 degree longitude x 0.25 degree latitude) and 27 ASCII files. The first ASCII file contains the documentation associated with this database. Twenty-four of the ASCII files were generated by means of the ARC/INFO GRIDASCII command and can be used by most raster-based GIS software packages. The 24 files can be subdivided into two groups of 12 files each. These files contain real data values representing actual carbon and potential carbon density in Mg C/ha (1 megagram = 10{sup 6} grams) and integer- coded values for country name, Weck's Climatic Index, ecofloristic zone, elevation, forest or non-forest designation, population density, mean annual precipitation, slope, soil texture, and vegetation classification. One set of 12 files contains these data at a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, whereas the other set of 12 files has a spatial resolution of 0.25 degree. The remaining two ASCII data files combine all of the data from the 24 ASCII data files into 2 single generic data files. The first file has a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, and the second has a resolution of 0.25 degree. Both files also provide a grid-cell identification number and the longitude and latitude of the centerpoint of each grid cell. The 3.75-km data in this numeric data package yield an actual total carbon estimate of 42.1 Pg (1 petagram = 10{sup 15} grams) and a potential carbon estimate of 73.6 Pg; whereas the 0.25-degree data produced an actual total carbon estimate of 41.8 Pg and a total potential carbon estimate of 73.9 Pg. Fortran and SASTM access codes are provided to read the ASCII data files, and ARC/INFO and ARCVIEW command syntax are provided to import the ARC/INFO exported integer grid files. The data files and this documentation are available without charge on a variety of media and via the Internet from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC).

Brown, S.

2002-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast Asian Forests: A Database  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A database was generated of estimates of geographically referenced carbon densities of forest vegetation in tropical Southeast Asia for 1980. A geographic information system (GIS) was used to incorporate spatial databases of climatic, edaphic, and geomorphological indices and vegetation to estimate potential (i.e., in the absence of human intervention and natural disturbance) carbon densities of forests. The resulting map was then modified to estimate actual 1980 carbon density as a function of population density and climatic zone. The database covers the following 13 countries: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia (Campuchea), India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. The data sets within this database are provided in three file formats: ARC/INFOTM exported integer grids, ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) files formatted for raster-based GIS software packages, and generic ASCII files with x, y coordinates for use with non-GIS software packages. This database includes ten ARC/INFO exported integer grid files (five with the pixel size 3.75 km x 3.75 km and five with the pixel size 0.25 degree longitude x 0.25 degree latitude) and 27 ASCII files. The first ASCII file contains the documentation associated with this database. Twenty-four of the ASCII files were generated by means of the ARC/INFO GRIDASCII command and can be used by most raster-based GIS software packages. The 24 files can be subdivided into two groups of 12 files each. These files contain real data values representing actual carbon and potential carbon density in Mg C/ha (1 megagram = 10{sup 6} grams) and integer-coded values for country name, Weck's Climatic Index, ecofloristic zone, elevation, forest or non-forest designation, population density, mean annual precipitation, slope, soil texture, and vegetation classification. One set of 12 files contains these data at a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, whereas the other set of 12 files has a spatial resolution of 0.25 degree. The remaining two ASCII data files combine all of the data from the 24 ASCII data files into 2 single generic data files. The first file has a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, and the second has a resolution of 0.25 degree. Both files also provide a grid-cell identification number and the longitude and latitude of the center-point of each grid cell. The 3.75-km data in this numeric data package yield an actual total carbon estimate of 42.1 Pg (1 petagram = 10{sup 15} grams) and a potential carbon estimate of 73.6 Pg; whereas the 0.25-degree data produced an actual total carbon estimate of 41.8 Pg and a total potential carbon estimate of 73.9 Pg. Fortran and SAS{trademark} access codes are provided to read the ASCII data files, and ARC/INFO and ARCVIEW command syntax are provided to import the ARC/INFO exported integer grid files. The data files and this documentation are available without charge on a variety of media and via the Internet from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC).

Brown, S

2001-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast Asian Forests: A Database  

SciTech Connect

A database was generated of estimates of geographically referenced carbon densities of forest vegetation in tropical Southeast Asia for 1980. A geographic information system (GIS) was used to incorporate spatial databases of climatic, edaphic, and geomorphological indices and vegetation to estimate potential (i.e., in the absence of human intervention and natural disturbance) carbon densities of forests. The resulting map was then modified to estimate actual 1980 carbon density as a function of population density and climatic zone. The database covers the following 13 countries: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia (Campuchea), India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. The data sets within this database are provided in three file formats: ARC/INFOTM exported integer grids, ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) files formatted for raster-based GIS software packages, and generic ASCII files with x, y coordinates for use with non-GIS software packages. This database includes ten ARC/INFO exported integer grid files (five with the pixel size 3.75 km x 3.75 km and five with the pixel size 0.25 degree longitude x 0.25 degree latitude) and 27 ASCII files. The first ASCII file contains the documentation associated with this database. Twenty-four of the ASCII files were generated by means of the ARC/INFO GRIDASCII command and can be used by most raster-based GIS software packages. The 24 files can be subdivided into two groups of 12 files each. These files contain real data values representing actual carbon and potential carbon density in Mg C/ha (1 megagram = 10{sup 6} grams) and integer-coded values for country name, Weck's Climatic Index, ecofloristic zone, elevation, forest or non-forest designation, population density, mean annual precipitation, slope, soil texture, and vegetation classification. One set of 12 files contains these data at a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, whereas the other set of 12 files has a spatial resolution of 0.25 degree. The remaining two ASCII data files combine all of the data from the 24 ASCII data files into 2 single generic data files. The first file has a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, and the second has a resolution of 0.25 degree. Both files also provide a grid-cell identification number and the longitude and latitude of the center-point of each grid cell. The 3.75-km data in this numeric data package yield an actual total carbon estimate of 42.1 Pg (1 petagram = 10{sup 15} grams) and a potential carbon estimate of 73.6 Pg; whereas the 0.25-degree data produced an actual total carbon estimate of 41.8 Pg and a total potential carbon estimate of 73.9 Pg. Fortran and SAS{trademark} access codes are provided to read the ASCII data files, and ARC/INFO and ARCVIEW command syntax are provided to import the ARC/INFO exported integer grid files. The data files and this documentation are available without charge on a variety of media and via the Internet from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC).

Brown, S

2001-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast Asian Forests: A Database  

SciTech Connect

A database was generated of estimates of geographically referenced carbon densities of forest vegetation in tropical Southeast Asia for 1980. A geographic information system (GIS) was used to incorporate spatial databases of climatic, edaphic, and geomorphological indices and vegetation to estimate potential (i.e., in the absence of human intervention and natural disturbance) carbon densities of forests. The resulting map was then modified to estimate actual 1980 carbon density as a function of population density and climatic zone. The database covers the following 13 countries: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia (Campuchea), India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. The data sets within this database are provided in three file formats: ARC/INFO{trademark} exported integer grids, ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) files formatted for raster-based GIS software packages, and generic ASCII files with x, y coordinates for use with non-GIS software packages. This database includes ten ARC/INFO exported integer grid files (five with the pixel size 3.75 km x 3.75 km and five with the pixel size 0.25 degree longitude x 0.25 degree latitude) and 27 ASCII files. The first ASCII file contains the documentation associated with this database. Twenty-four of the ASCII files were generated by means of the ARC/INFO GRIDASCII command and can be used by most raster-based GIS software packages. The 24 files can be subdivided into two groups of 12 files each. These files contain real data values representing actual carbon and potential carbon density in Mg C/ha (1 megagram = 10{sup 6} grams) and integer- coded values for country name, Weck's Climatic Index, ecofloristic zone, elevation, forest or non-forest designation, population density, mean annual precipitation, slope, soil texture, and vegetation classification. One set of 12 files contains these data at a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, whereas the other set of 12 files has a spatial resolution of 0.25 degree. The remaining two ASCII data files combine all of the data from the 24 ASCII data files into 2 single generic data files. The first file has a spatial resolution of 3.75 km, and the second has a resolution of 0.25 degree. Both files also provide a grid-cell identification number and the longitude and latitude of the centerpoint of each grid cell. The 3.75-km data in this numeric data package yield an actual total carbon estimate of 42.1 Pg (1 petagram = 10{sup 15} grams) and a potential carbon estimate of 73.6 Pg; whereas the 0.25-degree data produced an actual total carbon estimate of 41.8 Pg and a total potential carbon estimate of 73.9 Pg. Fortran and SASTM access codes are provided to read the ASCII data files, and ARC/INFO and ARCVIEW command syntax are provided to import the ARC/INFO exported integer grid files. The data files and this documentation are available without charge on a variety of media and via the Internet from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC).

Brown, S.

2002-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities for regional harmonization of appliance standards and l abeling program  

SciTech Connect

The South Asian Regional Initiative for Energy (SARI/Energy) calls for a series of activities to promote Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling (EES&L) of end use appliances in the region. In pursuit of this goal, the project supports several seminars and meetings that bring together policymakers and stakeholders from throughout the region. The purpose of these gatherings is to encourage a dialogue among participants as to the benefits and barriers associated with EES&L programs. In addition, it is the role of the program organizers to provide participants with the technical details necessary to make progress towards effective efficiency programs. One component of the initiative is to encourage the harmonization (alignment) of existing program components, and the pursuit of new programs coordinated at the regional level. In support of this goal, the report provides information aimed at motivating and enabling cooperative activities which will provide concrete benefits to programs in each country, whether well developed, or still in the initial planning stage. It should be emphasized that the underlying objective of the harmonization component of the SARI/Energy project is to increase the potential for success of EES&L programs of all countries involved, and to reduce burdens on manufacturers, exporters and importers in each country. Harmonization ''for it's own sake'' is not desirable, nor is it suggested that policymakers should bring their programs in line with international norms if doing so would present a disadvantage to their own efficiency programs, or to commercial interests within their country. If there is no such disadvantage, however, the program encourages alignment of policies and provides a forum at which this alignment can be pursued. The report covers several main topics, with varying emphasis. First, a general discussion of the motivation for an explicit policy of regional harmonization is given. Next, the current status of existing programs in the region are discussed in some detail. The section that follows covers the harmonization of efficiency test procedures. Special attention is given to this component of an EES&L program because it is the most critical element in terms of harmonization--having incompatible test procedures between trade partners can greatly impact the effectiveness of a program, and it can also unduly impact trade. Currently, policymakers in India and Sri Lanka are collaborating with the goal of aligning refrigerator test procedures used in their respective programs. For this reason, the section on test procedures of refrigerators goes into a significant amount of technical detail, in order to provide the clearest possible articulation of issues to be resolved in bringing the procedures into alignment. Following the discussion of test procedures, the report contains a section each on harmonization of efficiency rating levels, development of label designs, and enforcement issues. The report is organized such that the sections covering current programs and test procedures are subdivided by target appliance. These sections are further divided by country, where applicable. Each section is concluded with recommendations.

McNeil, Michael A.

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monte Carlo Simulations for Mine Detection  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

During January, 1998, collaboration between LLNL, UCI and Exdet, Ltd. arranged for the testing and evaluation of a Russian developed antitank mine detection system at the Buried Objects Detection Facility (BODF) located at the Nevada Test Site. BODF is a secured 30-acre facility with approximately 300 live antitank mines that were buried in 1993 and 1994. The burial depths range from a few cm to 15 cm and the various metal- and plastic-case antitank mines each contain 6-12 kg of high explosive. Contractors who have tested their mine detection equipment at BODF include: SAIC, SRI, ERIM, MIT/Lincoln Laboratory and Loral Defense Systems. In addition LLNL researchers have used BODF to test antitank mine detection systems based on: dual-band infrared imaging, hyper-spectral imaging, synthetic aperture impulse radar and micro-impulse radar. In a blind test the Russian operated system obtained the highest score of any technology tested to date at BODF. The system is based on combining information from two separate sensors; one to detect anomalous concentrations of hydrogen and the other to detect if such anomalies also have the correct nitrogen to carbon ratio for high explosives. The detection sensitivity is set by the geometry and type of neutron moderator and filters surrounding the neutron source and detectors. Detection of hydrogen anomalies is a rapid process based on neutron scattering. The handheld instrument on the end of a wand could scan a large area at a rate of 4-5 square meters per minute. Once the hydrogen anomalies were located a second sensor was used to measure the thermal neutron excited gamma-ray spectrum at each hydrogen anomaly to determine whether that location in addition contained high concentrations of nitrogen. The second process was slower, taking up to 5 minutes for each location. The information from both sensors were then examined by the operator and a declaration was made as to whether or not the anomaly was a buried antitank mine. Although the system worked extremely well on all classes of anti-tank mines, the Russian hardware components were inferior to those that are commercially available in the United States, i.e. the NaI(Tl) crystals had significantly higher background levels and poorer resolution than their U.S. counterparts, the electronics appeared to be decades old and the photomultiplier tubes were noisy and lacked gain stabilization circuitry. During the evaluation of this technology, the question that came to mind was: could state-of-the-art sensors and electronics and improved software algorithms lead to a neutron based system that could reliably detect much smaller buried mines; namely antipersonnel mines containing 30-40 grams of high explosive? Our goal in this study was to conduct Monte Carlo simulations to gain better understanding of both phases of the mine detection system and to develop an understanding for the system's overall capabilities and limitations. In addition, we examined possible extensions of this technology to see whether or not state-of-the-art improvements could lead to a reliable anti-personnel mine detection system.

Toor, A.; Marchetti, A.A.

2000-03-14T23:59:59.000Z