This resource is an interactive database that enables users to view energy efficiency policies for individual states.
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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.
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 website provides data and trends related to alternative fuels and vehicles. Here, policymakers, entrepreneurs, fuel users and other parties can find information about vehicle and infrastructure deployment, fuel use, vehicle availability, and other data.
This resource was developed as a collaborative effort between the U.S. Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Department of Energy. It displays public truck stop locations that have idle reduction facilities for heavy-duty trucks.
This report attempts to address the question, “Given near- and long-term needs for abundant, cleaner energy sources and decarbonization, how can more compelling business models be created so that these two domestic forms of energy work in greater concert?” The business models that capitalize on
This factsheet outlines how electricity supply options (renewable vs. traditional) can be appropriately compared. It is the first in a series of three tools to help break down these analyses for greater clarity and precision in weighing the cost effectiveness of renewable energy options.