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Presentation September 1, 2016

Maximizing the Value of Advanced Metering Infrastructure

By David Littell

At a workshop for the Maryland Public Service Commission on September 1, 2016, David Littell spoke about leveraging the value of advanced metering infrastructure, the questions states regulators face when working with or considering these technologies, and the principles of smart rate design....

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Report August 31, 2016

Air Quality Management Planning Framework

This report, produced by RTI International, provides guidance on U.S. best practices in air quality planning and recommendations intended to assist Jiangsu Province and the three pilot cities with developing the next generation of air quality plans. Control strategies are presented for reducing emissions of PM2.5, PM2.5 precursors (SO2, NOX, and V...

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Report August 31, 2016

大气质量管理规划框架

本报告由三角国际研究院(RTI International )项目组成员编制完成,报告将基于美国大气质量管理的最佳实践方案提出一系列指导和建议,以帮助江苏省与三试点城市建立下一阶段的大气质量管理规划。其中,报告介绍了降低PM2.5,PM2.5前体物(二氧化硫、氮氧化物和挥发性有机...

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Presentation August 30, 2016

Approaches to Integrating Distributed Energy Resources

By David Littell

In a workshop for the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (CTPURA), David Littell provided an in-depth review of various approaches to integrating distributed energy resources, highlighted the value of demand-side management and energy efficiency, explored non-transmission alternatives, and outlined questions facing states as they manage energy re...

Distributed Generation, Storage, and EVs, Integrating Renewable Energy, Non-Transmission Alternatives Download View Summary
Policy Brief August 29, 2016

Capturing Win-Win Energy Efficiency and Air Quality Improvement Projects

By Christopher James, Bob Taylor

Energy efficiency projects, despite their financial attractiveness and air-pollution-reducing benefits, often face institutional and technical barriers. In China, which has both severe air pollution and a sophisticated set of nationwide energy efficiency programs, more still needs to be done to enhance the role of efficiency in improving air quality. Practitioner...

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Presentation August 25, 2016

Why Are We Talking About the “Utility of the Future?”

By John Shenot

John Shenot spoke at a “Solar Boot Camp” co-hosted by the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) on August 25, 2016, in Denver, Colorado....

Business Models, Distributed Generation, Role of Utilities Download View Summary
Presentation August 25, 2016

Leveraging Power Markets to Achieve a Reliable, Least-Cost Transition to a Low-Carbon Power System

By Michael Hogan

In this RAP webinar, Michael Hogan describes the role of power markets in supporting a least-cost transition to a reliable, low-carbon power system. He addresses:    The changing nature of the investment challenge in a low-carbon power system; How markets can be adapted to better reflect and respond to the needs of the power system; Why the emer...

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Report August 22, 2016

Air Emissions Source Permitting Programs in the United States and European Union: Lessons for China

By Clean Air Alliance China, Energy Foundation China

Pollution control systems in the United States and European Union rely heavily on permitting as a key regulatory vehicle for limiting emissions, coordinating local decisions with national targets, and ensuring compliance. Transparent and consistent operation of environmental permitting systems promote a positive climate for investment and commerce, contributing ...

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Report August 22, 2016

美国和欧盟的排放源排污许可证制度: 中国可借鉴的经验 (节选)

By Clean Air Alliance China, Energy Foundation China

本文节选自报告《美国和欧盟的排放源排污许可证制度:中国可借鉴的经验》。该报告内容涵盖了四部分,包括:美国和欧洲空气排放许可制度概述,排污许可制度国际经验的主要问答,实施排污许可制度需要的资源和技术,结论和建议,英文完整版报告可在我们网站下载,...

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Journal Article August 19, 2016

Environmentally Beneficial Electrification: The Dawn of ‘Emissions Efficiency’

By Keith Dennis, Ken Colburn, Jim Lazar

Mounting research suggests that aggressive electrification of energy end uses—such as space heating, water heating, and transportation—is needed if the United States and the world are to achieve ambitious emissions reduction goals for carbon dioxide. This concept, the electrification of energy end uses that have been powered by fossil fuels (natural gas, prop...

Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary