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A Look at Costs, Benefits, and Impacts of Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS)

In December, DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released A Prospective Analysis of the Costs, Benefits, and Impacts of U.S. Renewable Portfolio Standards. This study compares three scenarios: (1) a no RPS scenario (RPSs do not … Continue reading

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FERC Issues Report on Demand Response and Advanced Metering

FERC staff issued its final report of 2016, entitled Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering.  The Energy Policy Act of 2005 requires FERC to prepare annual reports on demand response resources.  This is the eleventh such report. Demand response … Continue reading

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DOE Task Force on the Future of Nuclear Power Releases Draft Report

The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force on the Future of Nuclear Power issued a draft report on September 16, 2016 calling for policy and market changes to support future deployment of nuclear power.  Appointed by Energy Secretary … Continue reading

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Climate Change Indicators in the United States

Last week EPA released the fourth edition of its publication Climate Change Indicators in the United States.  The report explores 37 indicators of climate change.  It describes the significance of each indicator as well as the possible “consequences for people, … Continue reading

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New Report on Human Health Impacts of Climate Change

Yesterday, April 4, 2016, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)* released The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment.  The report was developed over three years in response to the President’s Climate … Continue reading

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