Tuesday, January 23, 2018

USA: Report on Modernization and Transformation of the US Electricity System

The Quadrennial Energy Review (DOE)

Chapter III “Building a Clean Electricity Future” includes discussions of different aspects of geothermal energy.

On January 9, 2014, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum directing the Administration to conduct a Quadrennial Energy Review (QER).

The Task Force is directed to deliver a report to the President that includes the following:
  • Provides an integrated view of, and recommendations for, Federal energy policy in the context of economic, environmental, occupational, security, and health and safety priorities, with attention in the first report given to the challenges facing the Nation’s energy infrastructures.
  • Reviews the adequacy of existing executive and legislative actions and recommends additional executive and legislative actions, as appropriate.
  • Assesses and recommends priorities for research, development, and demonstration programs to support key energy innovation goals.
  • Identifies analytical tools and data needed to support further policy development and implementation.
First Installment.........                     Second Installment.........

(Thanks to GRC Member Marcelo Lippmann, Staff Scientist (retired) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the submission.)