Policymaker Guides-Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Policymaker Guides

2017

"Pipelines, Trucks, Buses and Automobiles: Where, When, Which?"

This presentation was delivered in Washington, D.C. on May 3. View the presentation [.pdf] or read it below (press ESC to exit fullscreen).

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Costs and Benefits of Electric Vehicles in the United States
This policy brief was developed by Dr. Jeremy J. Michalek, Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Mechanical Engineering; Director, Vehicle Electrification Group and the Design Decisions Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University. 

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Electric Vehicle Adoption Potential in the United States
This policy brief was developed by Dr. Jeremy J. Michalek, Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Mechanical Engineering; Director, Vehicle Electrification Group and the Design Decisions Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University. 

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Which Alternative Fuel Technology is Best for Transit Buses? (Policy Brief)

This policy brief was developed by a team led by Stephanie Seki, recent Engineering and Public Policy PhD graduate and Chris Hendrickson, director of Traffic21 with Deborah D. Stine, Professor of the Practice, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, and Associate Director for Policy Outreach, Scott Institute providing editorial guidance. 

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Which Alternative Fuel Technology is Best for Transit Buses?
This policymaker guide was developed by a team led by Stephanie Seki, recent Engineering and Public Policy PhD graduate and Chris Hendrickson, director of Traffic21 with Deborah D. Stine, Professor of the Practice, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, and Associate Director for Policy Outreach, Scott Institute providing editorial guidance. 

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Innovative Energy Technologies: The Next Generation

This technology guide was developed by a team led by Deborah D. Stine, Professor of the Practice, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, and Associate Director for Policy Outreach, Scott Institute; and Reed McManigle, Senior Manager and Mentor in Residence, Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation, Carnegie Mellon University. The names of the CMU-related students, faculty, and alumni who developed the technologies summarized in this guide are provided as each technology is described.

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2016

Advancing the Next Generation of Environmental Practices for Shale Development: Workshop Deliberations and Recommendations
This report summarizes the content, conclusions, and recommendations from a cross-sector, collaborative workshop organized by The Nature Conservancy and Carnegie Mellon University.

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2013

Managing Variable Energy Resources to Increase Renewable Electricity's Contribution to the Grid
Contributors: Jay Apt, Paulina Jaramillo, Deborah D. StineInês Azevedo, P.M.S. Carvalho, Danielle Changala, Gilbert Cohen, Michael Dworkin, Emily Fertig, Baruch Fischhoff, Iris Grossmann, Mark Handschy, Paul Hines, Eric Hittinger, Enes Hosgör, David Yaffe, Warren Katzenstein, Colleen Lueken, Roger Lueken, Brandon Mauch, Jeremy Michalek, M. Granger Morgan, Robert Nordhaus, David Luke Oates, Scott Peterson, Stephen Rose, Todd Ryan, Kyle Siler-Evans, Mitchell Small, Allison Weiss, Jay Whitacre

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Shale Gas and the Environment: Critical Need for a Government-University-Industry Research Initiative
Contributors: Deborah D. Stine, Jeanne VanBriesen, Allen Robinson, Mike Griffin, Austin Mitchell, Elizabeth Casman, Peter AdamsKelvin Gregory, Chris Hendrickson, Paulina Jaramillo, Mohan Jiang, Anirban Roy

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