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Net Energy Balance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Renewable Energy Storage Systems

2003 | Evaluates life-cycle impacts of three common energy storage technologies--pumped hydro, compressed air, and advanced batteries--when coupled with wind and solar electricity generation. MORE

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Commercial and Industrial Equipment Supply Chains: Industrial boilers, compressed air systems, and pump systems

2003 | This Focus on Energy report provides in-depth market information on the distributors, manufacturers and designers who supply industrial boilers, compressed air systems, and pump systems to various industries. It examines how equipment moves through the market, and the attitudes, practices... MORE

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Wisconsin Renewable Energy Market Assessment

2003 | This Focus on Energy report provides an overview of how consumers make decisions about installing renewable energy systems, including motivation, competing options, information sources, barriers, and customer need for the Focus on Energy program. Also provides estimates of installation rates... MORE

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Lessons from the trading pilots: applications for Wisconsin water quality trading policy

2003 | This report is written for policy analysts who are considering possible design and implementation options to promote water quality trading in Wisconsin. The project was funded by a grant from the EPA Great Lakes National Program Office and was prepared for the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance.... MORE

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Compressed Air Venturi Nozzles

2003 | New technology assessment introduces the technology and discusses benefits, outlines market barriers, and lists information sources. MORE

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Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration and Education Project

2003 | This document reports on a renewable biomass-to-hydrogen energy conversion technology called aqueous phase carbohydrate reforming. It describes the development of a demonstration unit, activities, and materials to train teachers on hydrogen energy. MORE

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Demonstration of Low-Pressure Membrane Technologies on Lake Michigan Water

2003 | This report presents the results of a study of membrane filtration technologies used to filter Lake Michigan water. The study compiled energy performance data on four membrane technologies and compares the best performing one to UV and ozone disinfection. MORE

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Energy-Saving Opportunities for Wastewater Facilities: A Review

2003 | Literature review surveys various means for reducing energy use in wastewater facilities. Covers electric bill, equipment and processes. MORE

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Training Needs Assessment for High Performance Commercial Buildings: Office and Educational Buildings

2003 | This study investigates several research questions related to high performance building practices in the commercial new construction market. One key component of this study was to understand market actors' interest in training on high performance practices and their preferred training... MORE

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Commercial and Industrial Equipment Supply Chains: An assessment of the pulp and paper industry

2003 | This Focus on Energy report provides in-depth market information on the distributors, manufacturers and designers who supply equipment to the pulp and paper industry and how energy efficiency factors into their activities. It examines how equipment moves through the market, and the attitudes... MORE

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