Publications

RenewElec Publications as of January 2014

RenewElec 14-01: Weis, A.; Jaramillo, P.; Michalek, J. Estimating The Potential Of Controlled Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Charging To Reduce Operational And Capacity Expansion Costs For Electric Power Systems With High Wind Penetration. Applied Energy, 2014. 115: 190-204.

RenewElec 14-02: Lueken, R., J. Moore, and J. Apt, The Social Costs and Benefits Wind Energy: Case study in the PJM Interconnection. In review at Environmental Science & Technology.

RenewElec 14-03: Lueken, R. and J. Apt, The Effects of Bulk Electricity Storage on the PJM Market. In revision after first review at Energy Systems.

RenewElec 14-04: Hittinger, E., J. Apt, and J. Whitacre, The Effect of Variability-Mitigating Market Rules on the Operation of Wind Farms. In second review at Energy Systems.

RenewElec 14-05: Fertig, E., A.M. Heggedal, G. Doorman, and J. Apt, Optimal Investment Timing and Capacity Choice for Pumped Hydropower Storage. In Press at Energy Systems.

RenewElec 13-01: Rose, S. and J. Apt, The Cost of Curtailing Wind Turbines for Secondary Frequency Regulation Capacity. In Press at Energy Systems. Published online August 13, 2013.

RenewElec 13-02: Mauch, B., J. Apt, P.M.S. Carvalho and M. Small, An Effective Method for Modeling Wind Power Forecast Uncertainty. Energy Systems. 2013. 4:393-417.

RenewElec 13-03: Rose, S and J. Apt. Quantifying The Hurricane Catastrophe Risk to Offshore Wind Power. Risk Analysis. 2013. 33(12): 2126-2141.

RenewElec 13-04: 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.

RenewElec 13-05: Mauch, B., J. Apt, P.M.S. Carvalho and P. Jaramillo, What Day-Ahead Reserves are Needed in Electric Grids with High Levels of Wind Power? Environmental Research Letters. 8 (2013) 034013.

RenewElec 13-06: Siler-Evans, K., I.L. Azevedo, M.G. Morgan, and J. Apt, 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, 2013. 110(29): 11768-11773.

RenewElec 13-07: 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: 024022

RenewElec 13-08: 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.

RenewElec 12-01: Katzenstein, W. and J. Apt, The Cost of Wind Power Variability. Energy Policy, 2012. 51: 233-243.

RenewElec 12-02: 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.

RenewElec 12-03: 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

RenewElec 12-04: 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

RenewElec 12-05: 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

RenewElec 12-06: Fertig, E.; Apt, J.; Jaramillo, P; Katzenstein, W. The Effect Of Long-Distance Interconnection On Wind Power Variability. Environmental Research Letters. 2012; 7

RenewElec 12-07: 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.

RenewElec 12-08: 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

RenewElec 12-09: Rose, S., and Apt, J. Generating Wind Time Series As A Hybrid Of Measured And Simulated Data. Wind Energy, 2012. 15(5): 699-715

RenewElec 11-01: 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.

RenewElec 10-01: Katzenstein, W.; E. Fertig; and J. Apt, The Variability of Interconnected Wind Plants. Energy Policy, 2010. 38(8): 4400-4410

RenewElec 10-02: Pattanariyankool, S. and L.B. Lave, Optimizing Transmission from Distant Wind Farms. Energy Policy, 2010. 38(6): 2806-2815

RenewElec 10-03: 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

RenewElec 10-04: 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.

RenewElec 10-05: 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.

RenewElec 10-06: Fleishman, L.A., W. Bruine de Bruin, and M.G. Morgan, Informed Public Preferences for Electricity Portfolios with CCS and Other Low-Carbon Technologies. Risk Analysis, 2010. 30(9): 1399-1410.

RenewElec 10-07: Whitacre, J.F.; A. Tevar; and S. Shama, Na4Mn9O18 as a Positive Electrode Material for an Aqueous Electrolyte Sodium-Ion Energy Storage Device. Electrochemistry Communications, 2010. 12(3): 463-466.

Policy Publications

RenewElec 12-10: 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.

RenewElec 11-02: 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.