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Twelve states produced 80% of U.S. wind power in 2013

“In 2013, 12 states accounted for 80% of U.S. wind-generated electricity, according to preliminary generation data released in EIA’s March Electric Power Monthly report. Texas was again the top wind power state with nearly 36 million megawatthours (MWh) of electricity. Iowa was second, with more than 15 million MWh, followed by California, Oklahoma, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Oregon,… Continue Reading

Recent CRS Reports: Veterans Benefits, International Drug Control Policy, Iran's Nuclear Program, Wind Power in the US

June 26, 2008 – Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies: FY2009 Appropriations June 25, 2008 – Veterans Benefits: An Overview June 23, 2008 – International Drug Control Policy June 23, 2008 – Iran’s Nuclear Program: Status June 23, 2008 – Possible Federal Revenue from Oil Development of ANWR and Nearby Areas June 20, 2008 –… Continue Reading

New Study Sheds Light on the Growing U.S. Wind Power Market

News release: “For the third consecutive year the U.S. was home to the fastest-growing wind power market in the world, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Specifically, U.S. wind power capacity increased by 46 percent in 2007, representing a $9 billion… Continue Reading

NOAA, CIRES study: Wind, sun could eclipse fossil fuels for electric power by 2030

NOAA – “The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased demand, according to a new study by NOAA and University of Colorado Boulder researchers. The study used a sophisticated mathematical model to evaluate future cost, demand, generation and… Continue Reading

House Democrats scoop up lawyers to power Trump investigations

CNN Politics: “A recent committee job posting reviewed by CNN asked for legislative counsels with a variety of expertise: “criminal law, immigration law, constitutional law, intellectual property law, commercial and administrative law (including antitrust and bankruptcy), or oversight work.”The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee needs lawyers, too, posting jobs for “executive branch investigative counsel.”… Continue Reading

8 ideas for empowering jurors in complex trials

DLA Piper – “Much time and attention has been spent examining ways to improve how lawyers can more effectively educate jurors in complex product liability trials. Many, if not most, of these efforts focus on “the hammer” – ie, the persuasiveness, credibility and clarity of the lawyers and of the witness presentations. But there is… Continue Reading

Trump Administration Just Ended Obama’s Rule For Cleaner Power Plants

BuzzFeedNews: “Coal plants will be able to release more pollution into the air thanks to a new policy revealed Tuesday by the Trump administration, a highly anticipated replacement to Obama’s signature climate rule. Called the Affordable Clean Energy rule, the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal largely defers to states on how to curb coal plant pollution,… Continue Reading

These are the websites your clean-install Windows PC connects to by itself

MSPoweruser: “Since the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has been accused of breaching privacy and connecting users to services without proper disclosure. The company now has released a list of websites and services that a Windows PC connects to after a clean install. The list mostly consists of Microsoft services which provide data endpoints to… Continue Reading

DOE Wind Integration National Dataset Toolkit

“The Wind Integration National Dataset (WIND) Toolkit is an update and expansion of the Eastern Wind Integration Data Set and Western Wind Integration Data Set. It supports the next generation of wind integration studies. The WIND Toolkit includes meteorological conditions and turbine power for more than 126,000 sites in the continental United States for the… Continue Reading