Nuclear and Renewable Energy Synergies Workshop: Report of Proceedings

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Two of the major challenges the U.S. energy sector faces are greenhouse gas emissions and oil that is both imported and potentially reaching a peak (the point at which maximum extraction is reached). Interest in development of both renewable and nuclear energy has been strong because both have potential for overcoming these challenges. Research in both energy sources is ongoing, but relatively little research has focused on the potential benefits of combining nuclear and renewable energy. In September 2011, the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) convened the Nuclear and Renewable Energy Synergies Workshop at the U.S. Department of ... continued below

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Ruth, M.; Antkowiak, M. & Gossett, S. December 1, 2011.

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Two of the major challenges the U.S. energy sector faces are greenhouse gas emissions and oil that is both imported and potentially reaching a peak (the point at which maximum extraction is reached). Interest in development of both renewable and nuclear energy has been strong because both have potential for overcoming these challenges. Research in both energy sources is ongoing, but relatively little research has focused on the potential benefits of combining nuclear and renewable energy. In September 2011, the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) convened the Nuclear and Renewable Energy Synergies Workshop at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to identify potential synergies and strategic leveraging opportunities between nuclear energy and renewable energy. Industry, government, and academic thought leaders gathered to identify potential broad categories of synergies and brainstorm topic areas for additional analysis and research and development (R&D). This report records the proceedings and outcomes of the workshop.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-6A30-52256
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1031396 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1031396
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc833216

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Ruth, M.; Antkowiak, M. & Gossett, S. Nuclear and Renewable Energy Synergies Workshop: Report of Proceedings, report, December 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc833216/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.