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Title: Assessing the costs and benefits of US renewable portfolio standards

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Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE); USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Office of Strategic Programs
OSTI Identifier:
1394683
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1404879; OSTI ID: 1417616
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-6A20-70355
Journal ID: ISSN 1748-9326
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231; AC36- 355 08GO28308; AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Environmental Research Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Environmental Research Letters Journal Volume: 12 Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1748-9326
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; assessment; renewable energy; solar power; wind power; renewable portfolio standards

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Wiser, Ryan, Mai, Trieu, Millstein, Dev, Barbose, Galen, Bird, Lori, Heeter, Jenny, Keyser, David, Krishnan, Venkat, and Macknick, Jordan. Assessing the costs and benefits of US renewable portfolio standards. United Kingdom: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa87bd.
Wiser, Ryan, Mai, Trieu, Millstein, Dev, Barbose, Galen, Bird, Lori, Heeter, Jenny, Keyser, David, Krishnan, Venkat, & Macknick, Jordan. Assessing the costs and benefits of US renewable portfolio standards. United Kingdom. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa87bd.
Wiser, Ryan, Mai, Trieu, Millstein, Dev, Barbose, Galen, Bird, Lori, Heeter, Jenny, Keyser, David, Krishnan, Venkat, and Macknick, Jordan. Mon . "Assessing the costs and benefits of US renewable portfolio standards". United Kingdom. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa87bd.
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DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa87bd

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