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Title: California Energy Systems for the 21st Century 2016 Annual Report

Abstract

The California Energy Systems for the 21st Century (CES-21) Program is a public-private collaborative research and development program between the California Joint Utilities1 and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The purpose of this annual report is to provide the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or Commission) with a summary of the 2016 progress of the CES-21 Program.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1353151
Report Number(s):
LLNL-TR-728040
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY

Citation Formats

Van Randwyk, J., Boutelle, A., McClelland, C., and Weed, C. J. California Energy Systems for the 21st Century 2016 Annual Report. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1353151.
Van Randwyk, J., Boutelle, A., McClelland, C., & Weed, C. J. California Energy Systems for the 21st Century 2016 Annual Report. United States. doi:10.2172/1353151.
Van Randwyk, J., Boutelle, A., McClelland, C., and Weed, C. J. Sat . "California Energy Systems for the 21st Century 2016 Annual Report". United States. doi:10.2172/1353151. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1353151.
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