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Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Department of Energy’

The All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy as a Path to Sustainable Economic Growth

Monday, June 2nd, 2014
Figure 1-1: U.S. Crude Oil Production and Net Imports

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
The All-of-the-Above energy strategy has three key elements: to support economic growth and job creation, to enhance energy security, and to deploy low-carbon energy technologies and lay the foundation for a clean energy future. This report lays out these three elements of the All-of-the-Above energy strategy, and takes stock of the progress that has been made to date and the work that remains to be done.

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Energy 101: Wind Turbines

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Energy 101: Wind Turbines

See how wind turbines generate clean electricity from the power of wind. The video highlights the basic principles at work in wind turbines, and illustrates how the various components work to capture and convert wind energy to electricity. This updated version also includes information on the Energy Department’s efforts to advance offshore wind power. Offshore wind energy footage courtesy of Vestas.

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How Fuel Cells Work

Friday, March 28th, 2014
How Fuel Cells Work

Learn how fuel cell technology generates clean electricity from hydrogen to power our buildings and transportation—while emitting nothing but water. This video illustrates the fundamentals of fuel cell technology and its potential to supply our homes, offices, industries, and vehicles with sustainable, reliable energy.

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Opportunities and Potential Complications for Renewable Energy

Thursday, November 28th, 2013
Figure 2. MLP market cap by sector

NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY
A prime example of an MLP in today’s public marketplace is an energy pipeline operator that
moves crude oil, natural gas, and refined petroleum products through its network of pipelines.
The MLP is paid fees based on pipe capacity and volumes transported, not on the price of the
underlying commodity in the pipe. P

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Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security

Monday, November 11th, 2013
Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security

The Champions of Change series highlights ordinary Americans who are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world. On November 5, 2013, the White House honored 12 veterans and leaders who are using the skills they learned in the armed services to advance the clean energy economy.
-U.S. Department of Energy on YouTube

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Electric Vehicles in Metropolitan Washington D.C.

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
This report seeks to provide a framework for establishing a regional readiness plan for the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) in the metropolitan Washington region. While total EV ownership in the region is relatively low (compared with other cities such as Portland, Oregon, or Los Angeles), consumer interest in EVs is growing and more EV models are being introduced in the regional market.

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