RenewElec Peer-Reviewed Publications

Rose, S.; Apt, J.; Small, M.; Jaramillo, P. Quantifying The Hurricane Catastrophe Risk To Offshore Wind Power. Risk Analysis, in press.

Fertig, E.; Heggedal, A.M.; Doorman, G.; Apt, J. Optimal Investment Timing and Capacity Choice for Pumped Hydropower Storage. Energy Systems, in press.

Mauch, B., Apt, J., Carvalho, P., Jaramillo, P. What Day-Ahead Reserves Are Needed In Electric Grids With High Levels Of Wind Power? Environmental Research Letters, in press.

Siler-Evans, K.; Azevedo, I.L.; Morgan, M.G.; Apt, J. Regional Variations In The Health, Environmental, And Climate Benefits Of Wind And Solar Generation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, in press.

Hoşgör, E., J. Apt, and B. Fischhoff. Incorporating Seismic Concerns in Site Selection for Enhanced Geothermal Power Generation. The Journal of Risk Research, 2013; 16 (8): 1021-1036.

Zhu, D; Hug-Glanzmann, G. Robust Control Design for Integration of Energy Storage into Frequency Regulation. Proceeding of the IEEE PES ISGT Europe. Berlin, Germany. 2012.

Oates, D.L.; Jaramillo, P. Production Cost And Air Emissions Impacts Of Coal-Cycling In Power Systems With Large-Scale Wind Penetration. Environmental Research Letters, 2013; 8.

Moore, J. and J. Apt. Can Hybrid Solar-Fossil Power Plants mitigate CO2 at Lower Cost than PV or CSP? Environmental Science & Technology, 2013. 47 (6): 2487-2493.

Katzenstein, W. and J. Apt. The Cost of Wind Power Variability. Energy Policy, 2012. 51: 233-243.

Mauch, B., P.M.S. Carvalho and J. Apt. Can a Wind Farm with CAES Survive in the Day-ahead Market? Energy Policy, 2012. 48: 584-593.

Lueken, C., P.M.S. Carvalho, and J. Apt. Distribution Grid Reconfiguration Reduces Power Losses And Helps Integrate Renewables. Energy Policy, 2012. 48: 260-273.

Lueken, C., G. Cohen, and J. Apt. The Costs of Solar and Wind Power Variability for Reducing CO2 Emissions. Environmental Science and Technology, 2012. 46 (17): 9761-9767.

Fertig, E.; Apt, J.; Jaramillo, P; Katzenstein, W. The Effect Of Long-Distance Interconnection On Wind Power Variability. Environmental Research Letters. 2012; 7.

Hittinger, E.; J.F. Whitacre; and J. Apt. What Properties of Grid Energy Storage are Most Valuable? Journal of Power Sources, 2012. 206: 436-449.

Rose, S.; Jaramillo, P.; Small, M.; Grossmann, I.; and Apt, J. Reply To Powell And Cocke: On The Probability Of Catastrophic Damage To Offshore Wind Farms From Hurricanes In The US Gulf Coast. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2012. 109 (33): E2193-E2194.

Rose, S.; Jaramillo, P.; Small, M.; Grossmann, I.; Apt, J. Quantifying the Hurricane Risk to Offshore Wind Turbines. The Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, 2012. 109 (9): 3247-3252.

Fertig, E. and J. Apt. Economics of Compressed Air Energy Storage to Integrate Wind Power: A Case Study in ERCOT. Energy Policy, 2011. 39 (5): 2330–2342.

Rose, S., and Apt, J. Generating Wind Time Series As A Hybrid Of Measured And Simulated Data. Wind Energy, 2012. 15 (5): 699-715.

Katzenstein, W.; E. Fertig; and J. Apt. The Variability of Interconnected Wind Plants. Energy Policy, 2010. 38 (8): 4400-4410.

Pattanariyankool, S. and L.B. Lave. Optimizing Transmission from Distant Wind Farms. Energy Policy, 2010. 38 (6): 2806-2815.

Hittinger, E.; J.F. Whitacre; and J. Apt. Compensating for Wind Variability Using Co-Located Natural Gas Generation and Energy Storage. Energy Systems, 2010. 1:417-439.

Peterson, S.B.; J. Apt; and J.F. Whitacre. Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Degradation Resulting from Realistic Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Grid Utilization. Journal of Power Sources, 2010. 195 (8): 2385-2392.

Peterson, S.B.; J.F. Whitacre; and J. Apt. The Economics of Using PHEV Battery Packs for Grid Storage. Journal of Power Sources, 2010. 195 (8): 2377-2384.

Peer-Reviewed Publications in Review

Horowitz, S., Mauch, B., Sowell, F. Forecasting For Direct Load Control In Energy Markets. Journal of Applied Econometrics, under review.

Hittinger, E.; Apt, J.; Whitacre, J.  The Effect Of Variability-Mitigating Market Rules On The Operation Of Wind Farms.  Energy Policy, under review.

Zhu, D.; Hug-Glanzmann, G. Coordination of Storage and Generation in Power System Frequency Control using an H-infinity Approach. IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, under review.

Weis, A.; Jaramillo, P.; Michalek, J.J.; Estimating The Potential Of Controlled Electric Vehicle Charging To Reduce Operational And Capacity Expansion Costs For Electric Power Systems With A Renewable Portfolio Standard. Applied Energy, under review.

Ryan, T.; Jaramillo, P; Hug, G.; Economics and Equity of Balancing Area Consolidation to Support Wind Integration. Energy Policy, under review.

Mauch, B.; Apt, J.; Carvalho, P.M.S.; Small, M.J. An Effective Method For Evaluating Wind Forecast Uncertainty. Energy Systems, under review.

Rose, S.; Apt, J. The Cost of Curtailing Wind Turbines for Secondary Frequency Regulation Capacity. Energy Systems, under review.

Policy Publications

Changala, D.; Dworkin, M.; Apt, J.; Jaramillo, P. Comparative Analysis of Conventional Oil and Gas and Wind Project Decommissioning Regulations on Federal, State, and County Lands. The Electricity Journal. 2012; 25 (1), 1-17.

Jaramillo, P.; Apt, J.; Hines, P. Comments of the RenewElec Project of the Integration of Variable Energy Resources Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Submitted to the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Docket No. RM10-11-000. March 2, 2011.