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Federal Agencies Issue Climate Science Special Report

Last week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a report entitled Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I (NCA4).  USGCRP consists of thirteen federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Energy, EPA, the Department … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Respond to Trump Order to Evaluate Regulatory Burdens on Energy Independence and Economic Growth

On October 25, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued their final reports on how each of the agencies is working to reduce regulatory burdens and promote energy production … Continue reading

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DOE Proposes Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule

Last week, DOE proposed that FERC enact rules for FERC-approved Independent System Operators (ISOs) and Regional Transmission Operators (RTOs) to “ensure that certain reliability and resilience attributes of electric generation resources are fully valued.”  The DOE Notice of Proposed Rulemaking … Continue reading

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Berkley Lab Releases Utility-Scale Solar Report

Earlier this week, the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) released Utility-Scale Solar 2016, its fifth annual report of the utility-scale (i.e., ground mounted and greater than 5 MWAC) solar project fleet in the United States.  The report summarizes installation and … Continue reading

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DOE Releases “Voices of Experience” Paper on Integrating Intermittent Resources

“Start preparing now,” the Department of Energy (DOE) says in a recently released report intended to provide practical guidance to utilities seeking to integrate intermittent resources onto their systems.  The report, entitled Voices of Experience | Integrating Intermittent Resources: What … Continue reading

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