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The Future of Electric Power in the U.S.
At the request of Congress and the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is undertaking a comprehensive evaluation of strategies for modernizing the U.S. electric power system. Learn more on the study website.
Assessment of Technologies for Improving Fuel Economy of Light Duty Vehicles
At the request of the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is undertaking a new study on fuel economy technologies for light-duty vehicles. Learn more at the study website.
Deployment of Deep Decarbonization Technologies
This two-day public workshop on July 22-23 in Washington DC explored the challenges and opportunities for deploying and scaling up technologies involved in U.S. deep decarbonization. Learn more at the workshop website.
Learning from California and Other Subnational Climate Assessments
This two-day public workshop took place on August 14-15, 2018 in Washington DC, and engaged states, counties, cities, and local stakeholders taking the lead on climate change assessments. Learn more at the workshop website.
Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation's Electricity System
Electricity is fundamental to our nation’s health, safety, and economy. However, extreme weather events, earthquakes, cyber attacks, and other threats have the potential to cause large-scale outages, putting lives at risk. Our new report, Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation's Electricity System, identifies promising technologies, policies, and organizational strategies that should be implemented on the federal, state, and local levels.