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A Study of Increased Use of Renewable Energy Resources in Virginia
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 2005-11-11)
The objective of this study, as requested by the Virginia Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring, was to review the current status and prospects for renewable energy in Virginia. The study reviews the current generation ...
Meeting Coal Production Demands in the USA: Upstream issues, challenges, and strategies
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 2008-12)
The National Commission on Energy Policy (NCEP) commissioned this report to review and identify critical “upstream” fuel cycle issues that need to be addressed to ensure that the domestic coal industry can continue meeting ...
Assessment of the Risks Associated with Thin Film Solar Panel Technology
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 2019-03-08)
This report reviews the environmental risk profile of utility-scale cadmium telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic installations with relevant information from the scientific literature and an audit of the manufacturing and recycling ...
Virginia Coal: An Abridged History
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1990-04)
An abridged history of coal production in Virginia, including data about Virginia coal production and consumption from 1748-1988.
The Clean Air Act Acid Rain Program: Implications for Virginia’s Coal Producers
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1997-05)
The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA90) established a national program to control sulfur dioxide (SO₂) air emissions that contribute to acid rain formation. The program takes a market-based approach that includes ...
North American Cross-Border Electricity Trade
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1998-03)
The extensive trade of goods and services between the United States and Canada includes electricity. In general, this trade involves the shipment of power in both directions across the national border. In recent years the ...
Evaluation of the Virginia Weatherization Program
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1991-11)
Since its inception in 1975, the Virginia Weatherization Program has installed energy conservation measures in more than 60,000 low-income housing units. The program has been administered by the Virginia Department of ...
B. Water Resources Management in Virginia and the Role of Localities
(Virginia Tech. College of Architecture and Urban Studies., 1991-03)
This report is one of ten volumes that make up the Sourcebook for Local Water Resources Management, which provides a wide range of information to assist localities in Virginia. The compendium was produced by a team from ...
High-Extraction Mining, Subsidence, and Virginia’s Water Resources
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1990-05)
The Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research was established in 1977 as an "interdisciplinary study, research, inrormation and resource facility for the Commonwealth. As a public service research organization, the ...
A Preliminary Feasibility Study of a New Electricity Transmission Line From the Virginia Coalfield to the Virginia Power System
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1992)
Virginia House Joint Resolution No. 441 (February, 1991) directed the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) to "study means available, prior to 1998, to 'wheel' ...