Research & Development

America’s world-class entrepreneurs, researchers and scientists are working to advance the development of alternative energy resources as part of an all-of-the-above portfolio and empower the United States to continue deploying clean energy technologies.

January 31st, 2023

Industrial emissions have been steadily on the rise and could soon exceed emissions in the power sector as it continues its successful decarbonization efforts. As demand for industrial commodities grows in developing nations, it matters where these goods are produced. In the U.S., manufactured products are 40% more carbon efficient than the world average. Therefore, …

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March 2nd, 2021

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) capabilities need to be drastically expanded in order to meet the goal of keeping the global average temperature increase below 2°C. The IEA estimates that to achieve this target, the number of industrial scale carbon capture facilities needs to increase from the …

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August 26th, 2020

Energy storage is considered the “holy grail” of energy because it allows for stockpiling unused power for when consumers need it the most. Currently, the U.S. electricity grid only has enough cumulative storage capacity to provide power for around 20 minutes – or a mere 10 seconds if only battery storage is considered. The development …

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February 4th, 2019

Sustainable energy comes in many forms. In fact, sometimes energy can be found in a place you would least expect: trash! By burning municipal solid waste (MSW), waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities turn our garbage into energy, which is then harnessed to create electricity. The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and its Applied Research Foundation …

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August 1st, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Citizens For Responsible Energy Solutions Forum (CRES Forum) Director of Policy and Advocacy Charles Hernick released the following statement regarding the halted progress of nuclear energy development in South Carolina. “Every day, nuclear energy provides Americans across the country with clean and reliable power,” said Hernick. “The recent national effort to …

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