The Quadrennial Energy Review
The Quadrennial Energy Review. US Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, April 2015, 348 p.
The first installment of the QER examines how to modernize american energy infrastructure to promote economic competitiveness, energy security and environmental responsibility, and is focused on energy transmission, storage, and distribution (TS&D), the networks of pipelines, wires, storage, waterways, railroads, and other facilities that form the backbone of american energy system. The report seeks to identify vulnerabilities in the system and proposes major policy recommendations and investments to replace, expand, and modernize infrastructure where appropriate.