This 2010 presentation by the Head of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Section of the International Energy Agency describes the linkages between the smart grid and energy efficiency, and outlines the key systems and technologies to maximize efficiency benefits.
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This presentation details a methodology for designing a computer model for a cost-benefit analysis of smart grid technologies situated in a specific grid system.
This report reviews the current unresolved debate in the United States over energy policy. An important part of that debate is over whether and how best to accelerate the development of renewable wind energy.
This report is in response to the U.S.
This article outlines the ongoing microgrid research, development, and demonstration efforts currently in progress in Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada as they have been presented in a series of microgrid symposiums started in Berkeley, California, on 17 June 2005, followed by a secon
This paper presents the energy perspectives of 20 agriculturists from diverse sectors of California's agricultural community. It examines their understandings of energy use and their behavioral responses to the state's energy crisis of 2000 and 2001.
This report reviews experiences with renewable portfolio standards, feed-in tariffs, and tendering policies in the United States and European Union and analyzes their advantages and disadvantages. The report concludes with potential application of these policy options in China.
This report provides an analysis of the global wind power industry.
This tool can be used to improve the efficiency and environmental performance of integrated gasification combined cycles (IGCC) through an analysis of the operating conditions, together with process integration studies.
This presentation introduces the international practice and experience of developing solar projects in cities. The presentation first describes the role of cities in supporting solar and summarizes U.S. Solar America Cities Program and model U.S. cities and projects.