Energy and Climate

Recovery Act

Recovery Act (ARRA) Projects

On March 24, 2011, in

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Energy and Water in the Western and Texas Interconnects

On March 23, 2011, in

Background Objectives Tasks Benefits/ Outcomes Collaborators Links Documents Data Portal Water Scarcity Impacts Energy Production In the United States the energy sector accounts for approximately 41% of daily fresh water withdrawals and 49% of total overall daily water withdrawals for the following energy-related uses: Hydroelectric power generation Thermoelectric power plant cooling and air emissions control […]

Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems (SEGIS)

On November 10, 2010, in

Solar engineering, especially photovoltaic (PV) technologies, has been growing by leaps and bounds. This is fueled by intense private-sector interest in renewable energy (RE) power generation (on both the residential and commercial scale) and state mandates that utilities generate defined percentages of the electricity they provide from RE sources. Thirty five states have adopted these […]