Large Scale Wind Power Investment’s Impact on Wholesale Electricity Markets

Posted on December 16th, 2021 by Tony Tran

Renewable subsidies are an influential device for wind power investment. These policies help lower emissions by offsetting high-emitting electricity generation […]

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Global Externalities, Local Policies, and Firm Selection

Posted on December 1st, 2021 by Tony Tran

How to fight global problems with local tools? When only firms know what externality-producing activities can be relocated, policies shape […]

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The Value of Nuclear Microreactors in Providing Heat and Electricity to Alaskan Communities

Posted on November 16th, 2021 by Tony Tran

We evaluated the system cost of providing electricity and heat to serve the load profiles of two types of Alaskan […]

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Electricity Price Distributions in Future Renewables-Dominant Power Grids and Policy Implications

Posted on November 5th, 2021 by Tony Tran

Future electricity systems with constraints on carbon emissions will rely more on wind and solar generation, with zero marginal cost, […]

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Climate Future: Averting and Adapting to Climate Change

Posted on November 1st, 2021 by Alvaro Perez Blanco

Most books, articles and discussions about climate change focus on two very important questions. First, if the world continues to […]

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Advancing International Cooperation under the Paris Agreement: Issues and Options for Article 6

Posted on November 1st, 2021 by Alvaro Perez Blanco

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement allows Parties to cooperate by transferring mitigation outcomes, promising significant reductions in the cost […]

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Technology Adoption and Early Network Infrastructure Provision in the Market for Electric Vehicles

Posted on November 1st, 2021 by Alvaro Perez Blanco

We document non-linear stock effects in the relationship linking emerging technology adoption and network infrastructure increments. We exploit 2010-2017 data […]

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Policies for Electrifying the Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet in the United States

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

The decarbonization of the light-duty vehicle (LDV) fleet in the United States is an important policy priority for the coming […]

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Intermittent versus Dispatchable Power Sources: An Integrated Competitive Assessment

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

The cost and revenue earnings potential of alternative power generation sources has shifted considerably in recent years. Here we introduce […]

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Water for a Warming Climate: A Feasibility Study of Repurposing Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant for Desalination

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

We consider the techno-economic feasibility of constructing a large-scale reverse osmosis desalination plant at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant […]

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Challenges and Opportunities for Decarbonizing Power Systems in the US Midcontinent

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

As a central element of its climate policy agenda, the Biden Administration has declared a goal to decarbonize the national […]

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A Domestic Content Rule for Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Batteries Will Protect U.S. Jobs

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

The International Energy Agency projects on the basis of national government expressed intentions, that global electric vehicle, EV, deployments are […]

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Facilitating Transmission Expansion to Support Efficient Decarbonization of the Electricity Sector

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

Many governments, electric utilities, and large electricity consumers have committed to deep decarbonization of the electricity sector by 2050 or […]

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From Hierarchies to Markets and Partially Back Again in Electricity: Responding to Deep Decarbonization Commitments and Security of Supply Criteria

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

Electric power sectors around the world have changed dramatically in the last 25 years as a result of sector liberalization […]

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Energy Conversion and Storage: The Value of Reversible Power-to-Gas Systems

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

Power-to-Gas technology has recently experienced lower acquisition costs and lower conversion efficiency losses. At the same time, wholesale power markets […]

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Policy Options to Enable an Equitable Energy Transition

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

As the United States undergoes an unprecedented shift away from carbon-intensive energy sources and towards a clean energy future, federal […]

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Are “Complementary Policies” Substitutes? Evidence from R&D Subsidies in the UK

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

Governments often subsidize private R&D using both direct subsidies and tax incentives. In this paper, I develop a framework for […]

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Economics of Grid-Scale Energy Storage in Wholesale Electricity Markets

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

The transition to a low-carbon electricity system is likely to require grid-scale energy storage to smooth the variability and intermittency […]

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Resilient Decarbonization for the United States: Lessons for Electric Systems from a Decade of Extreme Weather

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

The past decade has seen an unprecedented surge of climate change-driven extreme weather events that have wrought over $800 billion […]

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Grid Impacts of Highway Electric Vehicle Charging and the Role for Mitigation via Energy Storage

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

Highway fast-charging (HFC) stations for electric vehicles (EVs) are necessary to address range anxiety concerns and thus to support economy-wide […]

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Learning from Supply Shocks in the Energy Market: Evidence from Local and Global Impacts of the Shale Revolution

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

In this paper, we carry out three studies of the local and global impacts of supply shocks in energy markets, […]

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Energy Storage Investment and Operation in Efficient Electric Power Systems

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 by tagadmin

We consider welfare-optimal investment in and operation of electric power systems with constant returns to scale in multiple available generation […]

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