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This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

This issue paper reviews various advanced transmission technologies that have the potential to enhance the performance of the National Transmission Grid (NTG).

Source: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Date: May 2002

This tool is a source of data on the environmental characteristics of electric power generated in the United States, including air emissions for nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide; emissions rates; net generation; resource mix; and other attributes.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

This report examines cost reduction and technology improvement trends for a suite of renewable energy generation options, and it illuminates other factors that may influence their deployment through 2025.

Source: Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA)
Date: February 2015

The public-private roundtable summarized on this web page describes how the transition to a global clean energy economy depends on the world's cities, which accounting for roughly 75 per cent of global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Source: Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
Date: May 2015

This study examines the feasibility of maintaining reliable electric service with the expected level of intermittent renewable resources associated with California's 20% renewable portfolio standard.

Source: California Independent System Operator (ISO)
Date: November 2007

This report analyses the nature of variable renewable energy and the resulting challenges associated with integrating variable renewable energy technologies into a power system. It highlights the importance of increased flexibility when integrating high levels of variable renewable energy.

Source: World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
Date: February 2015

As distributed energy resource technologies proliferate on the grid, resulting changes to the grid will make it more efficient and reliable, and will provide end users with the opportunity to more proactively use energy and reduce the cost of services.

Source: Det Norkse Veritas (DNV)
Date: January 2013

This report articulates nine mechanisms by which the smart grid can reduce energy use and carbon impacts associated with electricity generation and delivery in the United States.

Source: United States Department of Energy, United States Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Date: January 2010

This white paper assesses the current barriers in the market and policy matrix that prevent the modernization of the electrical grid in the United States. The barriers are divided into four main categories: regulatory and legislative; culture and communication; industrial; and technical.

Source: National Energy Technology Laboratory
Date: July 2007