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Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Residential Sector: An Engineering and Economic Assessment of Opportunities for Large Energy Savings and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions, Inês Margarida Lima de Azevedo, 2009
Reports, periodicals and other publications
Testimony by Jay Apt to the U.S.
House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on
Energy and Environment Hearing on The American Clean Energy Security Act
of 2009, April 23, 2009.
Testimony by Lester B. Lave before the
U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, February 10, 2009
Article from Issues in Science and Technology on improving the security and survivability of the electric power system.
CEIC-15-06: "A behavioral decision research approach to energy efficiency"
CEIC-15-05: "Quantifying Sources of Uncertainty in Reanalysis Derived Wind Speed"
CEIC-15-04: "The Economics of Commercial Demand Response for Spinning Reserve"
CEIC-15-03: "Geographic smoothing of solar PV"
CEIC-15-02: "The Health Effects of a USA Switch from Coal to Gas Electricity Generation"
CEIC-15-01: "ROBUST RESOURCE ADEQUACY PLANNING IN THE FACE OF COAL RETIREMENTS"
CEIC-14-05: "What Can Reanalysis Data Tell Us About Wind Power?"
CEIC-14-04: "Is It Always Windy Somewhere? Occurrence of Low-Wind-Power Events over Large Areas"
CEIC-14-03: "Consumer Cost Effectiveness of CO2 Mitigation Policies in Restructured Electricity Markets"
CEIC-14-02: "The Social Costs and Benefits of Wind Energy: A Case Study of the PJM Interconnection"
CEIC-13-07: "Quantifying the Hurricane Catastrophe
Risk to Offshore Wind Power"
CEIC-13-06: "Redesigning Bills: The Effect of
Format on Responses to Electricity Use Information"
CEIC-13-05: "The Effects of Bulk Electricity Storage on the PJM Market"
CEIC-13-04: "What Day-Ahead Reserves are Needed in Electric Grids with High
Levels of Wind Power?"
CEIC-13-03: "Near-term Economics and Equity
of Balancing Area Consolidation to Support Wind Integration"
CEIC-13-02: "Forecasting For Direct Load Control
In Energy Markets"
CEIC-13-01: "Estimating the Potential of Controlled
Electric Vehicle Charging to Reduce Operational and Capacity Expansion Costs for
Electric Power Systems with a Renewable Portfolio Standard"
CEIC-12-08: "Production Cost and Air Emissions Impacts
of Coal-Cycling in Power Systems with Large-Scale Wind Penetration"
CEIC-12-07: "Quantifying the Hurricane Catastrophe Risk
to Offshore Wind Power"
CEIC-12-06: "An Effective Method for Modeling Wind
Power Forecast Uncertainty"
CEIC-12-05: "The Cost of Curtailing Wind Turbines
for Secondary Frequency Regulation Capacity"
CEIC-12-04: "Optimal Investment
Timing and Capacity Choice for Pumped Hydropower Storage"
CEIC-12-03: "The Effect of Long-distance Interconnection on Wind Power Variability"
CEIC-12-02: "Equity and Efficiency in Residential Electricity
CEIC-12-01: "Hurricane Risk to Offshore Wind Turbines Along the U.S. Coast"
CEIC-11-07: "What Properties of Grid Energy
Storage are Most Valuable?"
CEIC-11-06: "Reserve Requirements for Primary Frequency Control Increase
Sharply at High Levels of Wind Penetration"
CEIC-11-05: "Incorporating Seismic Concerns in Site Selection for Enhanced Geothermal Power Generation"
CEIC-11-04: "The Cost of Solar Power Variability"
CEIC-11-03: "Quantifying the Hurricane Risk to Offshore Wind Turbines"
CEIC-11-02: "Distribution Grid Reconfiguration Reduces Power
Losses and Helps Integrate Renewables"
CEIC-11-01: "Power Consumption of Video Game
Consoles Under Realistic Usage Patterns"
CEIC-10-06: "Can a Wind Farm with Storage Survive in the Day-ahead Market?"
CEIC-10-05: "The Cost of Wind Power
CEIC-10-04: "Net Air Emissions
from Electric Vehicles: The Effect of Carbon Price and Charging Strategies"
CEIC-10-03: "Generating Wind Time
Series as a Hybrid of Measured and Simulated Data"
CEIC-10-02: "Economics of Compressed
Air Energy Storage to Integrate Wind Power: A Case Study in ERCOT"
CEIC-10-01: "Compensating for Wind
Variability Using Co-Located Natural Gas Generation and Energy Storage"
CEIC-09-07: "The Variability of Interconnected Wind Plants"
CEIC-09-06: "Public Preferences of
Electricity Portfolios with CCS and Other Low-Carbon Technologies"
CEIC-09-05: "Implications of
Compensating Property-Owners for Geologic Sequestration of CO2"
CEIC-09-04: "The Air Quality and Human Health Effects of Integrating
Utility-Scale Batteries into the New York State Electricity Grid"
CEIC-09-03: "The Economics of Using PHEV Battery Packs for
CEIC-09-02: "Lithium-Ion Battery Cell
Degradation Resulting from Realistic Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Grid
CEIC-09-01: "Large Blackouts in
North America: Historical Trends and Policy Implications"
Transmission from Distant Wind Farms"
Spectrum of Power from Utility-Scale Wind Farms and Solar Photovoltaic
Prices and Costs Under Regulation and Restructuring"
Run Effects of a Price on Carbon Dioxide Emissions from U.S. Electric
in the History of Large Blackouts in the United States"
the Benefits and Costs of Regional Electric Grid Integration"
RTOs Promote Renewables? A Study of State-Level Data over Time"
PJM's Economic Demand Response Program"
of generator siting for CO2 pipeline infrastructure"
Syngas Lowers the Carbon Price for Profitable Coal Gasification"
CEIC-07-08: "A Centrality Measure for
Where Should We Go from Here?"
CEIC-07-06: "Should a coal-fired power
plant be replaced or retrofitted?"
CEIC-07-05: "The Character of Power
Output from Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Systems"
CEIC-07-04: "For Energy Security and
Greenhouse Gas Reductions, Plugin Hybrids a More Sensible Pathway than
CEIC-07-03: "The Aging Workforce:
Electricity Industry Challenges and Solutions"
CEIC-07-02: "Impacts of Responsive Load
in PJM: Load Shifting and Real Time Pricing"
CEIC-07-01: "Demand Response and
Electricity Market Efficiency"
CEIC-06-12: "The Value of Using Coal
Gasification as a Long-Term Natural Gas Hedge for Ratepayers"
CEIC-06-11: "Decomposing Congestion and
CEIC-06-10: "Modeling the Operation and
Maintenance Costs of a Large Scale Tidal Current Turbine Farm"
CEIC-06-09: "A Quantitative Analysis of
the Relationship Between Congestion and Reliability in Electric Power
CEIC-06-08: "Topological Elements of
Transmission Pricing and Planning"
CEIC-06-07: "Planning for Natural
Disasters in a Stochastic World"
CEIC-06-06: "Power System Harmonic
State Estimation and Observability Analysis via Sparsity Maximization"
CEIC-06-05: "Learning from wind: A
framework for effective low-carbon energy diffusion"
CEIC-06-04: "Economics of electric
energy storage for energy arbitrage and regulation in New York"
CEIC-06-03: "An options theory method
to value Electricity Financial Transmission Rights"
CEIC-06-02: "Can the U.S. have reliable
CEIC-06-01: "The Spectrum of Power From
CEIC-05-09: "Lessons from the Failure
of U.S. Electricity Restructuring"
regulatory environment for interconnected electric power micro-grids:
insights from state regulatory officials"
Cascading Failures with Cooperative Autonomous Agents"
Line Reliability, Climate Change and Extreme Weather"
CEIC-05-05: "CO2 capture
from ambient air: An example system"
Cascading Failures with Cooperative Autonomous Agents"
CEIC-05-03: "A broad
assessment of manure to power technology and investigation of a potential
Has Not Lowered US Industrial Electricity Prices"
Agents and Cooperation for the
Control of Cascading Failures in Electric Grids"
CEIC-04-08: "Phase Transitions in the
Probability of Cascading Failures"
CEIC-04-07: "Distributed Model
Predictive Control for Electric Grids"
CEIC-04-06: "Are Renewables Portfolio
Standards Cost-effective Emission Abatement Policy?"
CEIC-04-05: " Clean air and affordable
CEIC-04-04: " Comparative Assessments
of Fossil Fuel Power Plants With C02 Capture and Storage "
CEIC-04-03: "Rethinking Electricity
CEIC-04-02: "Consumer Strategies for
Controlling Electric Water Heaters under Dynamic Pricing"
Blackouts: Repeating Our Mistakes"
CEIC-03-18: "A Current
Study of Automatic Meter Reading Solutions via Power Line Communications"
CEIC-03-17: "Guidance for Drafting
State Legislation to Facilitate the Growth of Independent Electric Power
CEIC-03-16: "Market dynamics driven by
the decision-making of both power producers and transmission owners"
CEIC-03-15: "Market dynamics driven by
the decision-making power producers"
CEIC-03-14: "Maintaining Stability with
Distributed Generation in a Restructured Industry"
Hotspots in Emission Trading Programs: Evidence From The Ozone Transport
Commission’s NOX Budget"
Failures: Survival vs. Prevention"
Gridlock: A National Solution"
CEIC 03-10: "Introducing
Electric Power into a Multi-Disciplinary Curriculum for Network Industries"
CEIC 03-08: "Risk Analysis and Project
CEIC 03-07: "Distributed Power
Generation: Rural India – A Case Study"
CEIC 03-06: "Transmission Line Siting:
A Quantitative Analysis of Transmission Demand and Siting Difficulty"
CEIC 03-05: "A Life Cycle Analysis of
Electricity Generation Technologies:
CEIC 03-04: "Should We Transport Coal,
Gas or Electricity: Cost, Efficiency & Environmental"
CEIC 03-03: "The Cost of Regulatory
Uncertainty in Air Emissions for a Coal-fired Power Plant"
CEIC 02-09: “Is the Answer to Climate
Change Blowing In the Wind?”
CEIC 02-08: “A Power Quality Study of
Carnegie Mellon University.”
CEIC 02-07: "The Regulatory Environment for Small Independent Micro-grid Companies" M. Granger Morgan and Hisham Zerriffi
CEIC 02-06: "The Model of Pivotal
Oligopoly Applied to Electricity
CEIC 02-05: "Electricity and Conflict:
Advantages Of A Distributed
CEIC 02-04: "Emissions From Distributed
Generation." Neil D. Strachan
CEIC-02-03: "Modeling the Potential Savings of an Air Conditioner Reset Demand Response Program." Peter van der Heijden.
CEIC-02-02: "Residual Risk and the Valuation of Leases under Uncertainty and Limited Information." David C. Rode, Paul S. Fischbeck, and Steve R. Dean.
CEIC-02-01: "Monte Carlo Methods for Appraisal and Valuation: A Case Study of a Nuclear Power Plant." David C. Rode, Paul S. Fischbeck, and Steve R. Dean.
CEIC-01-05: "The First Year of the NOx budget." Alexander E. Farrell.
CEIC-01-04: "Electricity and Conflict: An Evaluation of Distributed Co-Generation as an Economic and Reliable Solution." Hisham Zerriffi, Hadi Dowlatabadi, and Neil Strachan.
CEIC-01-03: "Distributed Generation and Path Dependency." Neil Strachan.
CEIC-01-02: "Multi-lateral emission trading: Implications for international efforts from two U.S. examples." Alexander E. Farrell and M. Granger Morgan.
CEIC-01-01: "Capacity withholding equilibrium in wholesale electricity markets." Lester B. Lave and Dimitri Perekhodstev.