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April 2018

Largest Database of U.S. Wind Turbines Released

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), in collaboration with public and private partners, has released the most comprehensive publicly available database yet of U.S. wind turbine locations and characteristics. The United States Wind Turbine Database (USWTDB) will allow unparalleled ability for government agencies and others to make planning decisions.

Modeling Energy Efficiency Block by Block

Evaluating buildings as a group, rather than individually, can help optimize energy savings in cities.

Lab Contributes to Study on State Fossil Fuel Emissions

Lab researchers Marc Fischer, Seongeun Jeong, and Xinguang Cui contributed to a study led by Imperial College London that reported a new technique to estimate CO2 emissions from fossil fuels using atmospheric measurements, tested over three months in California. This is the first time fossil fuel emissions have been independently checked for such a large area.