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Posts Tagged ‘Electricity’

Failure to Act: The Impact of Current Infrastructure Investment on America’s Economic Future

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
Infrastructure is the physical framework upon which the U.S. economy operates and the nation’s standard of living depends. Everything depends on this framework, including transporting goods, powering factories, heating and cooling office buildings, and enjoying a glass of clean water.

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Negative Electricity Prices and the Production Tax Credit

Monday, September 17th, 2012

THE NORTHBRIDGE GROUP by Frank Huntowski, Aaron Patterson, and Michael Schnitzer Executive Summary As a matter of both economics and public policy, no government production tax subsidy should ever be so large that it creates an incentive for a business to actually pay customers to take its product. Yet, the federal Production Tax Credit (“PTC”) […]

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Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Electricity Infrastructure

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
This report illustrates the importance of electric power generation, transmission and distribution systems to the national economy. The analysis performed focuses on a trend scenario that presumes the mix of electricity generation technologies (e.g. electricity generation from oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, hydro, wind, solar) continues to evolve as reflected in recent trends, including a long-term evolution towards smart grid technologies.

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Infographic: How Much Fuel Does it Take to Power a Lightbulb for a Year?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
How Much Fuel Does it Take to Power a Lightbulb for a Year?

GOOD.IS View full infographic (GOOD.is): How Much Fuel Does it Take to Power a Lightbulb for a Year? About GOOD.is www.good.is “We are people, businesses, moms, kids, artists, organizations, policymakers, students, teachers, and engineers. All united in one simple idea, each elevated by being connected. Let’s do what works and never default to what doesn’t. […]

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Electricity Outlook: Powering New York City’s Economic Future

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

NEW YORK BUILDING CONGRESS
“A critical threshold looms for the years 2010-2015, when projected electric capacity requirements for New York City and Long Island could fall “substantially below” the Statewide criteria…”

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