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View Resource White House to Unveil Energy Policy

This week, Vice-president Cheney will unveil the Bush administration's first energy policy. Statements by the President, Cheney, and the White House indicate it will emphasize increased domestic production and exploration as well as expanding refining, pipeline, and transmission capabilities. The plan will favor further funds for clean-burning coal and the development of nuclear power. It will...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/2001/0515
View Resource National Regulatory Research Institute

The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) was created to "provide research, educational services and technical services to the state regulatory commissions." At the site visitors can download selected research articles and read the online version of the NRRI Quarterly Bulletin. The site also contains the latest reports on the electric industry restructuring, a data bank of state commission...

http://nrri.org
View Resource Fossil Energy Website

This site serves as a gathering point for US Department of Energy (USDOE) materials related to fossil energy. Well-organized and easily navigated, the Fossil Energy Website hosts a wealth of resources, including fossil energy news, related USDOE budget information, an events calendar, in-depth explorations of selected issues, speeches and testimony, technical reports, statistics, and an overview...

https://www.energy.gov/fe/office-fossil-energy
View Resource Coal and Power Systems: Strategic Plan and Multi-Year Program Plans

From the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy, this glossy brochure (.pdf) outlines the Fossil Energy Coal and Power Systems Program for the turn of the century. The plan outlined here aims to produce competitively priced energy, minimize environmental impacts, and also deliver scientific understanding and technological innovations. The brochure covers technologies, strategic plans,...

https://www.netl.doe.gov/File Library/Research/Coal/Referenc...
View Resource Reliable, Affordable, and Environmentally Sound Energy for America's Future

Released on May 17, 2001, this much-anticipated (and much-leaked) report lays out the Bush Administration's proposed national energy policy. The 163-page report contains over 100 recommendations, including the construction of over 1,300 new power plants, new oil and gas exploration and drilling (including in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge), and the increased use of nuclear power....

https://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/infocus/energy/
View Resource Oil and Dependence: An NPR Special Report

Presented by National Public Radio's All Things Considered, the special report Oil and Dependence examines America's continued reliance on foreign oil. The articles discuss the global oil market, the domestic supply, and whether the US can move towards increasing energy conservation and less foreign oil dependence. Included are audio files of Christopher Joyce's reports, illustrations,...

https://www.npr.org/news/specials/oilseries/index.html
View Resource DOE Research and Development Project Summaries: Science and Technology Projects Funded by the Department of Energy

This site from the Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information offers insight into the current and future direction of the DOE's research and development projects. DOE R&D Project Summaries, consists of a searchable database providing easy access to information on over 17,000 R&D projects currently ongoing within the DOE.

https://www.osti.gov/
View Resource Wind Energy for Electric Power: An REPP Issue Brief

This 29-page paper "focuses on utility-scale electricity generation from wind and provides an overview of the history, technologies, economics, environmental impacts, regulations and policies related to this use of wind power." Published by the Renewable Energy Policy Project and updated in November 2003, the document outlines recent trends in turbine technology that have made wind energy more...

http://www.pawindenergynow.org/wind/wind%20issue%20brief_FIN...
View Resource National Academies: The Hydrogen Economy

This news release from the National Academies reviews findings on the challenges and opportunities for a Hydrogen Economy. According to the report, "A transition to hydrogen as a major fuel in the next 50 years could significantly change the U.S. energy economy, reducing air emissions and expanding domestic energy resources, but technical, economic, and infrastructure barriers need to be...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/10922/the-hydrogen-economy-oppor...
View Resource Ending Oil Dependence

Concerns about the United States' dependence on oil are nothing new, and various policy solutions have been around for decades. A number of scholars and experts have been attempting to address the subject, and one recent paper from The Brookings Institution offers a number of thoughtful ideas on this important concern. Released in January 2007, this 25-page paper written by David B. Sandalow...

https://www.brookings.edu/research/ending-oil-dependence-pro...
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