Link to ARC home page.

Research Reports

Reports by Year: 2006

Sort by Title | Sort by Date | Sort by Author | Sort by Authoring Organization

 

Economic Development Potential of Conventional and Potential Alternative Energy Sources in Appalachian Counties
June 2006
Glasmeier, Amy and Tom Bell
Pennsylvania State University
This report examines the economic development potential of energy resources in Appalachia.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (4.7 MB)
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Appalachia: Policy and Potential
August 2006
Marshall University Center for Business and Economic Research
This report analyzes the distribution of renewable energy resources across the Region, and the variety of programs and policies in each state and how these policies might maximize the use of the most abundant resources.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (3.4 MB)
Evaluation of the Appalachian Regional Commission-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summer Institute for Math/Science/Technology
March 2006
Simkin, Linda and Valerie Futch
Academy for Educational Development
This March 2006 report describes some of the key immediate and long-term outcomes achieved by the Appalachian Regional Commission–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summer Institute for Math/Science/Technology for student and teacher participants.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (337 KB)
Non-Renewable Energy Innovation: Research to Support the Appalachian Energy Initiative
September 2006
Global Insight, Inc.
This report analyzes non-renewable energy opportunities in Appalachia, including clean-coal generation and coal conversion to liquids, gases, and chemicals.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (748 KB)
Summary of National and State Energy Policy Trends
August 2006
The Keystone Center
This report details how national and state level energy policies have focused on ensuring energy reliability and affordability, and advancing energy independence by reducing dependence on foreign energy sources.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (809 KB)
Summary of the ARC-ORCAS Energy Workshops on Creating an Energy Blueprint for Appalachia
August 2006
Oak Ridge Center for Advanced Studies
This report summarizes overall findings from three ARC energy workshops, provides recommendations for the Energy Blueprint’s development and implementation by the ARC.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (767 KB)