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Launching our Power Sector Carbon Index!

Today we are launching our Power Sector Carbon Index! Check it out at https://emissionsindex.org! The Power Sector Carbon Index provides an estimate of the carbon dioxide (CO2) intensity of the U.S. power sector using publicly available data sources. Carbon intensity is measured in pounds of CO2 per Megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity. What is the carbon intensity? See […]

Azevedo named to the Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee

Azevedo named to the Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee Inês Azevedo will provide technical and programmatic advice to the Energy Secretary about the Department of Energy’s hydrogen research. The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee (HTAC) was established under Section 807 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to provide technical and […]

Lam and Azevedo Cited in Wall Street Journal

“The Opinion|Commentary section of The Wall Street Journal highlights the results from Lam, Branstetter and Azevedo work published in ERL on China’s wind electricity: https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-green-leap-forward-in-china-what-a-load-of-biomass-1486081133

Nathaniel Horner and Inês Azevedo Published in Environmental Research Letters

Nathaniel Horner and Inês Azevedo, with Arman Shehabi of LBNL, reviewed dozens of studies on the “indirect” energy effects of information and communication technology (ICT) services like e-commerce and telework.  Though ICT has compelling energy savings potential, uncertainty in implementation details and higher-order effects make the actual net energy effect hard to calculate.  http://tinyurl.com/Nat-Ines

Long Lam and Ines Azevedo Featured on CMU College of Engineering Website

ZERO EMISSIONS DAY: CHINA’S WIND ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE From the article: “In December 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the United Nations’ 21st Climate Change Conference (UN COP21). The two presidents, representatives of the two largest producers of greenhouse gases on the globe, pledged to work together to establish a climate […]