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1. 20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply
Report on the requirements needed to generate twenty percent of the nation's electricity from wind energy by the year 2030.   Details Bookmark & Share
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2. Process Design and Economics for Biochemical Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Ethanol
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) promotes the production of ethanol and other liquid fuels from lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks by funding fundamental and applied research that advances the stat  Details Bookmark & Share
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3. Implications of Carbon Regulation for Green Power Markets
This paper examines the potential effects that emerging mandatory carbon markets have for voluntary markets for renewable energy, or green power markets. In an era of carbon regulation, green power ma  Details Bookmark & Share
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4. Considerations for Emerging Markets for Energy Savings Certificates
Early experiences with energy savings certificates (ESCs) have revealed both their merit and the challenges associated with them. In the United States, there has been little activity to date, so any l  Details Bookmark & Share
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5. Cost and Performance Assumptions for Modeling Electricity Generation Technologies
The goal of this project was to compare and contrast utility scale power plant characteristics used in data sets that support energy market models. Characteristics include both technology cost and tec  Details Bookmark & Share
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6. 2050 Study on Transportation Technology and Fuels: Draft Technology Cost Resource Paper
This paper describes the analysis approach and findings of a study of vehicle technology cost trends that can be anticipated during the next fifty years.   Details Bookmark & Share
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7. Ethanol Pathways in the 2050 North American Transportation Futures Study
A paper discussing the various ethanol pathways in the 2050 North American Transportation Futures Study  Details Bookmark & Share
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8. Trends in Utility Green Pricing Programs (2005)
In the early 1990s, only a handful of utilities offered their customers a choice of purchasing electricity generated from renewable energy sources. Today, more than 600 utilities—or about 20% of all u  Details Bookmark & Share
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9. Trends in Utility Green Pricing Programs (2006)
In the early 1990s, only a handful of utilities offered their customers a choice of purchasing electricity generated from renewable energy sources. Today, more than 750 utilities—or about 25% of all u  Details Bookmark & Share
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10. Product Thumbnail Image2010 Renewable Energy Data Book
This Renewable Energy Data Book for 2010 provides facts and figures on energy in general, renewable electricity in the United States, global renewable energy development, wind power, solar energy, geo  Details Bookmark & Share
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11. Using Renewable Energy Purchases to Achieve Institutional Carbon Goals: A Review of Current Practices and Considerations.
With organizations and individuals increasingly interested in accounting for their carbon emissions, greater attention is being placed on how to account for the benefits of various carbon mitigation a  Details Bookmark & Share
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12. Utility-Marketer Partnerships: An Effective Strategy for Marketing Green Power?
This paper explores whether partnerships between utilities and independent marketers are an effective strategy for marketing green power. We present case studies of voluntary and mandatory partnership  Details Bookmark & Share
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13. Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) 2008 Pledges: Methodology and Assumptions Summary
This report describes the methodology and assumptions used by NREL in quantifying the potential CO2 reductions resulting from more than 140 governments, international organizations, and private-sector  Details Bookmark & Share
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14. Interaction of Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets
In recent years, both compliance and voluntary markets have emerged to help support the development of renewable energy resources. Both of these markets are growing rapidly and today about half of U.S  Details Bookmark & Share
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15. Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (11th Edition)
This report documents green power marketing activities and trends in the United States. It presents aggregate green power sales data for all voluntary purchase markets across the United States. It als  Details Bookmark & Share
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16. Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (2008 Data)
Voluntary consumer decisions to buy electricity supplied from renewable energy sources represent a powerful market support mechanism for renewable energy development. In the early 1990s, a small numbe  Details Bookmark & Share
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17. Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (2009 Data)
This report documents green power marketing activities and trends in the United States. First, aggregate green power sales data for all voluntary purchase markets across the United States are presente  Details Bookmark & Share
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18. Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (Tenth Edition)
This report documents green power marketing activities and trends in the United States, focusing on consumer decisions to purchase electricity supplied from renewable energy sources and how this choic  Details Bookmark & Share
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19. Renewable Energy Price-Stability Benefits in Utility Green Power Programs. 36 pp
This paper examines utility experiences when offering the fixed-price benefits of renewable energy in green pricing programs, including the methods utilized and the impact on program participation. It  Details Bookmark & Share
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20. Renewable Energy Project Financing: Impacts of the Financial Crisis and Federal Legislation
This report explores the impacts of key market events on renewable energy project financing and development.   Details Bookmark & Share
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21. Financing Projects That Use Clean-Energy Technologies: An Overview of Barriers and Opportunities
This technical paper describes the importance of project financing for clean-energy technology deployment. It describes the key challenges in financing clean-energy technology projects, including tech  Details Bookmark & Share
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22. 2008 Renewable Energy Data Book
This Renewable Energy Data Book for 2008 provides facts and figures on energy in general, renewable electricity in the United States, global renewable energy development, wind power, solar energy, geo  Details Bookmark & Share
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23. 2009 Renewable Energy Data Book
This Renewable Energy Data Book for 2009 provides facts and figures on energy in general, renewable electricity in the United States, global renewable energy development, wind power, solar energy, geo  Details Bookmark & Share
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24. Modeling the Oil Transition: A Summary of the Proceedeings of the Workshop on the Economic and Implications of Global Energy
Discusses the implications of an oil peak and/or transition.  Details Bookmark & Share
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25. History of Load Participation in ERCOT
Presentation on demand integration by ERCOT for a DOE Workshop. Covers history of load participation in ERCOT from 2002 to present.  Details Bookmark & Share
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26. Workshop on DR System Operator Breakout Session
Workshop breakout questions: Is it possible to use load response for ancillary services? Is it desirable? Is it worth the effort? What is required? What are the obstacles? How can DOE help?  Details Bookmark & Share
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27. Demand Response in the ERCOT Markets
ERCOT grid serves 85% of Texas load over 40K+ miles transmission line. Demand response: voluntary load response, load resources, controllable load resources, and emergency interruptible load service.  Details Bookmark & Share
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28. U.S. Department of Energy Workshop: Load Participation in Ancillary Services
List of DOE workshop participants, speakers, facilitators, and planning team. Includes workshop agenda. Workshop held October 25-26, 2011.  Details Bookmark & Share
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29. Opportunities for Mass Market Demand Response to Provide Ancillary Services
Discusses what is meant by mass market demand response to provide ancillary services and outlines opportunities for adoption, and barriers to adoption.  Details Bookmark & Share
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30. Load Participation in Ancillary Services System from An Operator Perspective
Ancillary services as defined by FERC (Order 888) distinguished by response time, duration, frequency. Met when DR has capability to balance supply and demand; and LMP payment to DR is cost effective.  Details Bookmark & Share
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31. Load Participation in Ancillary Services Mass Market Report out
Answers questions: Is it possible to use load response for ancillary services? Is it desirable? Is it worth the effort? What is required? What are the obstacles? How can DOE help?  Details Bookmark & Share
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32. DOE Workshop: Load Participation in Capacity and Ancillary Services Market
Presents profile of PJM demand-side resources. PJM provides 24% of generation, 27% of load, and 19% of transmission assets in Eastern Interconnection. Includes case studies.  Details Bookmark & Share
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33. Load Participation in Ancillary Services Workshop Report
Developing load participation in ancillary services to the electric grid. Challenges: coordination among multiple entities, targeted R&D for market conditions and regulatory and policy environments.  Details Bookmark & Share
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34. Smart Grid Solutions That Pay You
Describes technologies for mature demand-side asset market. Bi-directional DR; less intrusive to customers; challenges: regulatory, ISO and utility focus, engagement of loads, and effective pilots.  Details Bookmark & Share
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35. Load Participation in Ancillary Services
Of five basic types of load response (participation), DOE load participation in ancillary services workshop focused on bulk power system reliability services regulation response and spinning reserve.  Details Bookmark & Share
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36. DOE/OE Load as a Resource R&D Overview
DOE R&D and OE’s PSA and ISER programs support OE’s mission to modernize electric grid, enhance energy infrastructure security and reliability, and facilitate recovery from energy supply disruptions.  Details Bookmark & Share
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37. Large Customers Group Report-out Presentation
Targets for demand response load participation provide market certainty for sellers, CSPs, and investment in supporting technology. Bigger RPS and resulting variable resources lead to market demand.   Details Bookmark & Share
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38. Large Customers (DR Sellers)
State of the large customers for demand response integration of solar and wind into electric grid; openADR; CAISO; DR as a pseudo generation; commercial and industrial DR strategies; California regula  Details Bookmark & Share
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39. ISO New England – Results of Ancillary Service Pilot Programs
Compares performance of pilot program assets and generation resources in alternative technology regulation and demand response reserves for flywheels and residential electric thermal storage.  Details Bookmark & Share
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40. ENERNOC Load Participation in Ancillary Services
Report on EnerNOC. Description of their demand response for ancillary services in wholesale markets, bilateral programs, and lessons learned. NYISO experience.  Details Bookmark & Share
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41. Comverge contribution to load participation of ancillary services
Presents Comverge demand response program summary. Discusses advantages of residential aggregation and real-time load management. Compares residential and commercial.   Details Bookmark & Share
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42. Addressing grid challenges and exploring opportunities, including DR
Wind is valuable to PNW power generation mix. BPA supports development of wind generation forecasting, utility operational protocols and business practices, Demand Response, and storage applications.  Details Bookmark & Share
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43. Analytic Challenges to Valuing Energy Storage
Electric grid energy storage value. System-level asset focus for mechanical and electrochemical energy storage. Analysis questions for power system planning, operations, and customer-side solutions.  Details Bookmark & Share
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44. Market Brief: Status of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Market (2011 Data)
This report documents the status and trends of U.S. 'voluntary' markets -- those in which consumers and institutions purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs on a voluntary basis. Vo  Details Bookmark & Share
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45. 2010 U.S. Lighting Market Characterization
The 2010 U.S. Lighting Market Characterization is the second report released by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid State Lighting Program that provides summary estimates of the installed stock, ene  Details Bookmark & Share
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46. Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Best Practices from International Experience, Summary for Policymakers
Many countries - reflecting very different geographies, markets, and power systems - are successfully managing high levels of variable renewable energy on the electric grid, including that from wind a  Details Bookmark & Share
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47. 2011 Renewable Energy Data Book
This Renewable Energy Data Book for 2011 provides facts and figures on energy in general, renewable electricity in the United States, global renewable energy development, wind power, solar energy, geo  Details Bookmark & Share
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48. Market and Policy Barriers for Demand Response Providing Ancillary Services in U.S. Markets
This study provides an examination of various market and policy barriers to demand response providing ancillary services in both ISO/RTO and non-ISO/RTO regions, especially at the program provider lev  Details Bookmark & Share
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49. Highly Insulating Windows Volume Purchase Program Final Report
This report documents the development, execution outcomes and lessons learned of the Highly Insulating Windows Volume Purchase (WVP) Program carried out over a three-year period from 2009 through 2012  Details Bookmark & Share
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50. Impact and Process Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America Initiative
This report presents an evaluation of the impacts and processes of the former Wind Powering America(WPA) initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). WPA has an underlying goal of dra  Details Bookmark & Share
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