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TODAY’S STUDY: ENERGY EFFICIENCY DEMOS IN PACIFIC PARADISES

Residential Energy Efficiency Demonstration; Hawaii and Guam Energy Improvement Technology Demonstration Project L. Earle and B. Sparn and A. Rutter and D. Briggs, March 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Guam Sustainability Solutions LLC and Naval Base Guam) Executive Summary In order to meet its energy goals, the U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: WIRES TO CONNECT THE HIGH PLAINS WITH THE WEST COAST

California-Wyoming Grid Integration Study; Phase 1—Economic Analysis D. Corbus, D. Hurlbut, P. Schwabe, E. Ibanez, M. Milligan, G. Brinkman, A. Paduru, V. Diakov, and M. Hand March 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: WHY THOSE WIND TURBINES AREN’T TURNING

Wind and Solar Energy Curtailment: Experience and Practices in the United States Lori Bird, Jaquelin Cochran, and Xi Wang, March 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Curtailment is a reduction in the output of a generator from what it could otherwise produce given available resources, typically on an involuntary basis. Show More Summary

Report reviews estimates of costs and benefits of compliance with renewable portfolio standards

A new report, prepared by analysts from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), reviews estimates of the costs and benefits of compliance with Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in the United States and explores how costs and benefits may evolve over time. read more

New Report Finds Thermal Energy Storage Could Add Value To Solar Energy

A new report from NREL, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, could help spur the development of more utility scale concentrating solar power plants with thermal energy storage features while boosting the market for solar cells, too. Show More Summary

Nevermind the Naysayers, Switching to Renewable Energy is a Bargain for States

The evidence is in and there is no sticker shock from states adding more clean energy to their power grid. A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory entitled "A Survey of State-Level Cost and Benefit

TODAY’S STUDY: THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF SUPPORTING NEW ENERGY

An Analysis of the Costs, Btarget="_blank"enefits, and Implications of Different Approaches to Capturing the Value of Renewable Energy Tax Incentives Mark Bolinger, May 2014 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary In...Show More Summary

Banking On Solar

Improving loan opportunities could boost solar rates where third-party financing is lacking in some states, said Banking on Solar recently. Assembled by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Banking...Show More Summary

Solar Decathlon -- Innovation in Home Design

One of the truly wonderful events that occur bi-annually in this country is the Solar Decathlon (SD), an educational program of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Show More Summary

Americans Using More Energy Than Ever — Energy Use In The US Still Growing Rapidly

Americans are using more and more energy every year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Across the board, more energy of every type — everything from renewables, to fossil fuels, to nuclear — is being used. Show More Summary

Dan Arvizu: Current Energy System Is Unsustainable

Originally published on Renew Economy.  Dan Arvizu, the head of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in the US, the world’s largest renewable energy research facility, has some simple points to make when he says that the energy system of today is unsustainable. Show More Summary

INFOGRAPHIC: Americans Used More Energy, Increased Carbon Emissions in 2013

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory just released its annual energy flow charts, and the latest infographics reveal that Americans used more energy in 2013 from all sources -- renewable, fossil and nuclear. In total, Americans used used an additional

Report: Americans using more energy

Americans used more renewable, fossil and even nuclear energy in 2013, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. read more

Americans using more energy according to Lawrence Livermore analysis

Americans used more renewable, fossil and even nuclear energy in 2013, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that illustrate the nation's consumption and use of energy. Show More Summary

NREL examines solar policy pathways for states

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a report that aligns solar policy and market success with state demographics. By organizing the 48 contiguous states into four peer groups based on shared...Show More Summary

Tool Measures Building Performance

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has developed a web-based tool to help consumers better understand the energy performance of building-related products. The Energy Department’s lab created the Technology Performance Exchange (TPEx) to allow manufacturers that measure and test products to share performance data with product consumers. Show More Summary

ANY SOLAR POWER PLANT WITH STORAGE

NREL Report Finds Similar Value in Two CSP Technologies; Findings demonstrate increasing importance for systems with thermal energy storage February 11, 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) “Parabolic troughs and dry-cooled towers...Show More Summary

NREL report finds similar value in 2 CSP technologies

Parabolic troughs and dry-cooled towers deliver similar value for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants, despite different solar profiles, a new report by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found. The report,...Show More Summary

NREL study: Active power control of wind turbines can improve power grid reliability

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with partners from the Electric Power Research Institute and the University of Colorado have completed a comprehensive study to understand how wind power technology can assist the power grid by controlling the active power output being placed onto the system. Show More Summary

NREL Finds Wind Turbines Can Boost Grid System Readiness

5 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Wind energy technology can support and enhance the reliability of the U.S. power grid by controlling the active power output being placed onto the system, finds a new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The rest of the power system’s resources have traditionally been adjusted around wind to support a reliable and efficient Continue reading ?

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