The Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) is the first review of our nation's energy infrastructure. (Photo Credit: Dennis Schroeder/NREL)
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August 4, 2015The Water-Energy Nexus: Capturing the Benefits of Integrated Resource Management for Water & Electricity Utilities and their Partners
On May 28th and 29th, a joint workshop organized by Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis (EPSA) and University of California - Irvine’s (UCI) Water UC Irvine was held at the UCI campus. The workshop participants, which included university researchers, utility providers, state and federal agencies, and non-profit organizations, distilled lessons from Western U.S. states and developed recommendations to enable water & electrical utilities, regulators, and other stakeholders to enhance effectiveness and efficiency in both water and electricity use.
June 2, 2015
On April 30, Energy Secretary Moniz and Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall welcomed senior executives from power companies that have joined the new Partnership for Energy Sector Climate Resilience at a roundtable discussion in Washington D.C. The Partnership was announced by Vice President Biden and Secretary Moniz on April 21, 2015 as part of the release of the Quadrennial Energy Review Report (QER). Under the Partnership, owners and operators of energy assets will develop and pursue strategies to reduce climate and weather related vulnerabilities.
February 6, 2015
In its role as the Secretariat for the White House-led QER, the Energy Policy and Systems Analysis Office (EPSA) at DOE commissioned a range of studies from the Department’s national labs and other experts to inform the QER’s findings and recommendations. As we finalize the QER over the next few weeks, we will begin releasing these analytical documents. Today, we are posting three sets of documents that illustrate the range of the QER’s analytical approaches, the sources of QER inputs, and the breadth of the topics covered.