This calculator accounts for capital costs, operations and maintenance, performance, and fuel costs to estimate the levelized cost of energy, expressed in cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), for both utility-scale and distributed generation renewable energy technologies.
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This paper examines the results of demand response (DR) implementation throughout the European Union, focusing on the factors that have either aided development of DR or acted as barriers.
The authors of this report review advances in energy efficiency legislation and how it has played out in the market through the year 2011. The report follows 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made in prior years by the International Energy Agency.
This report details the dangers of oil dependence, explains the benefits of electrification, describes the challenges facing electric cars—including battery technology and cost, infrastructure financing, regulatory requirements, electric power sector interface and consumer acceptance issues—and
This database provides information on U.S. federal and state laws and incentives related to alternative fuels and vehicles, air quality, fuel efficiency and other transportation-related topics.
This United States Department of Energy webpage provides links to several National Renewable Energy Laboratory documents on codes and standards related to alternative fuel vehicles. Included within the resources are codes and standards relevant for dispensing, storage and infrastructure.
This report describes the steps Oregon is taking to coordinate activities and develop processes to facilitate successful, widespread deployment of plug-in vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment.
This case study highlights the efforts of leaders in Raleigh, North Carolina to pave the way for successful deployment of plug-in vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) infrastructure.
This case study describes Los Angeles, California's efforts and successes in deploying plug-in vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) infrastructure.
SmartGridCity is a technology pilot that explores smart-grid tools in a real-world setting.