The “smart grid” refers to an ongoing modernization of the nation’s electrical power system that makes it possible to dynamically allocate power and optimize system operation. It’s a work in progress.
A new report from the Congressional Research Service reviews smart grid technologies, costs and concerns including privacy and cybersecurity. See The Smart Grid: Status and Outlook, April 10, 2018.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service this week include the following.
Class Action Lawsuits: A Legal Overview for the 115th Congress, April 11, 2018
Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Frequently Asked Questions, updated April 10, 2018
Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) Mobility, Reconnaissance, and Firepower Programs, updated April 10, 2018
Tort and Litigation Reform in the 115th Congress, CRS Legal Sidebar, April 10, 2018
Mississippi Court Halts Enforcement of New Abortion Law, CRS Legal Sidebar, April 10, 2018
OMB and Treasury Disagree over Process for Issuing New Tax Rules, CRS Insight, April 10, 2018
Balanced Budget Amendments, CRS Insight, April 10, 2018
U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel, updated April 10, 2018
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
Common frameworks for evaluating proposals leave this utility function implicit, often evaluating aspects of risk, uncertainty, and potential value independently and qualitatively.
The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.