American Council for an ↘ http://aceee.org/energy/national/overviewleg.htm
Climate and Energy Project ↘ http://www.ncsl.org/print/environ/ClimatechangeKS.pdf
DOE ↘ File: AWEA_Report_Overview
Database of state incentives ↘ http://www.dsireusa.org/summarytables/finre.cfm
for Renewables and http://www.dsireusa.org/summarytables/finee.cfm
Energy Buisiness Watch http://www.energybusinesswatch.com/index.php
Environmental Energy http://eetd.lbl.gov/ea/EMP/re.html
Technology Division http://certs.lbl.gov/certs-pubs.html
U.S. Environmental ↘ http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/downloads/s2191_EPA_Analysis.pdf
NREL ↘ http://www.nrel.gov/analysis/costs.html
File: Electricity generation technologies comparison
Union of Concerned http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/solutions/renewable_energy_solutions/clean-
Scientists ↘ http://www.ucsusa.org/assets/documents/clean_energy/Clean-Power-Green-Jobs-25-RES.p
Organisation Articles and studies
CBO Part I - http://cboblog.cbo.gov/?p=286
Congressional Budget Office Part II - http://cboblog.cbo.gov/?p=300
Analysis of current economic http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/
Energy Future Coalition http://www.renewableenergyworks.org/files/analysis.pdf
Heritage Foundation http://www.heritage.org/Research/EnergyandEnvironment/wm2504.cfm
Kansas corporation commission KCC_Externalities_3_08
Kansas Energy Council http://kec.kansas.gov/reports/KEC_DSM_Final_081108.pdf
RCS Publishing http://www.rsc.org/publishing/journals/EE/article.asp?doi=b809990c
cost of WM per household/ EE savings
Potential Legislation for 2009
There are more links, but these seem to be the most interesting ones:
House Climate and Energy Legislation - H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES), was passed by t
ACEEE's June 23rd Analysis of H.R. 2454
Official Committee Summary
Full text also available, but more than 1400 pages.
Senate Energy Legislation
ACEEE's Analysis of Savings from ACELA
Legislative Texts of ACELA - Overview of Drafts, introduced bills, and Committee Mark-up items, which are also available.
Senate ENR Committee Press Release on ACELA
Overview of Issue Areas in Current Legislation - Major Energy Efficiency Issues Coming Before Congress in 2009
Has further links, but might go too far.
Legislative Update on Federal Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives
Has further links, but might go too far.
Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS)
Has more links but thses liks might be interesting: The following fact sheets demonstrate potential energy, carbon
dioxide, and financial savings achievable in various states through implementation of the proposed federal EERS.
Reports, Testimony, & Filings
Links to more publications
this is the group that is funding the project
Economic impact of climate change on KS - Some of the climate impacts it mentions come from the work of Feddema and Brunsel
Executive Summary - Full report also available
I simply mention this because almost 100% of economic analysis of costs to consumers IGNORE the costs of not checking climate
impact of wind on electric rates - I highlighted the print version of this once and gave it to David
20% Wind Energy by 2030 Report
Achieving 20% Wind Energy by 2030: An Overview
Power System Modeling the 20% Scenario
AEP’s conceptual interstate transmission plan to deliver 20 percent of US electricity from wind.
database of ee and re state level initiatives - maps with overviews also available
Financial Incentives for Renewable Energy
Financial Incentives for Energy Efficiency
Rules, Regulations, & Policies for Renewable Energy
Rules, Regulations, & Policies for Energy Efficiency
updated version of the Energy Outlook I sent earlier. updates take into effect implications from changing rules set out under stimul
this may all be in the 230 page Energy Outlook as well. short-term, long-term and international projections. it is interesting that the
here are projections of energy supply, demand and prices (by fuel type) through 2030.
GPACE has an indirect connection to Mr. Weissman and he is apparently willing and able to talk with you or any members of the s
this is the site for Ryan's project team, check it out
List of Publications
June 2009 - The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Analysis of H.R. 2454 in the 111th Congress, the American Clea
April 2009 - The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Preliminary Analysis of the Waxman-Markey
Discussion Draft in the 111th Congress, The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009.
Data annex also available
March 2008 - The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Analysis of Senate Bill S.2191 in the 110th Congress, the Lieb
January 2008 - Part 2 of The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Analysis of Senate Bill S.1766 in the 110th Congres
September 2007 - Part 1 of The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Analysis of Senate Bill S.1766 in the 110th Cong
July 2007 - United States Environmental Protection Agency's Analysis of Senate Bill S.280 in the 110th Congress, The Climate Ste
October 2005 - United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Analysis of Senate Bill S.843 in the 108th Congress, Clean Air Pl
Putting A Financial Spin On Global Warming : NPR Many stories at NPR.org have audio or video content. When you
visit the link above, look for a "Listen" or "Watch"of Lori Bird. She also often works with Ryan - oh dear, what's his name - Wiser of
NREL generally rocks, in particular the research button.
Energy Technology Cost and Performance Data
The Stochastic Energy Deployment System (SEDS) model is a capacity-expansion model of the U.S. energy market. The model us
someone's blog, but has some references to other resources.
green jobs, consumers savings, etc.
The CBO is the study most widely quoted by journalists on WM - second only to the Heritage Fdn's, see below!
Three Pillars study - nice overview. not sure if it has consumer costs estimates, tho, can't recall.
On WM. I include this for entertainment value. But it does give you an idea of a completely alternative way to structure a study.
The Kansas Energy Council commissioned an energy efficiency potential study for the state of Kansas by Summit Blue.
One of the earlier EE studies to take place as this whole energy transition started really roaring along in 2007. Often quoted.
Executuve summary - Full report also available
Life cycle analysis - What you are doing is nowhere near as comprehensive, but I thought you might be interested in seeing a trend
f 2009 (ACES), was passed by the House of Representatives on June 26, 2009.
which are also available.
e work of Feddema and Brunsell, the KU climatologists who carried out the CEP climate study -
he costs of not checking climate change.
anging rules set out under stimulus act.
ojections. it is interesting that they do something like the Trustees do for SocSec (low-cost estimates and high-cost estimates) based on differing sets o
ith you or any members of the study team if it proves helpful with regard to energy market background work. This is his website.
he 108th Congress, Clean Air Planning Act
dear, what's his name - Wiser of Law Berkely Natl labs. Just go search the nrel and lbnl research sections directly on their sites, you will know far better
.S. energy market. The model uses five-year time periods from 2005 to 2050. SEDS can be operated either deterministically or stochastically. When op
ive way to structure a study.
nsas by Summit Blue.
mates) based on differing sets of assumptions (and a key assumption is economic growth).
eir sites, you will know far better than me what looks good
tically or stochastically. When operated deterministically, SEDS uses a single value instead of the input-probability distributions for the uncertain param
ut-probability distributions for the uncertain parameters. In this mode, the results are immediate and informative, in terms of how the model responds to
ormative, in terms of how the model responds to different inputs and assumptions. When operated stochastically, SEDS uses Monte Carlo simulations
ochastically, SEDS uses Monte Carlo simulations to make a number of sweeps through the time period. In each sweep, the random variables are samp
d. In each sweep, the random variables are sampled using a Latin Hypercube approach that improves on a standard Monte Carlo simulation. SEDS is b
on a standard Monte Carlo simulation. SEDS is being developed with a commercially available software package, Analytica, designed to facilitate the d
are package, Analytica, designed to facilitate the development of stochastic models