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By March 12, 2019 Read More →

1 March – The Local Environmental Costs and Economic Benefits of India’s Coal-Fired Power Plants

Date: 1 March 2019
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129, Conference Room
Speaker: Teevrat Garg
Topic: The Local Environmental Costs and Economic Benefits of India’s Coal-Fired Power Plants

Abstract: Developing countries characterized by increasing electricity demand face a dilemma: fossil-fuel fired electricity production is cheap and reliable yet has substantial …

By July 12, 2018 Read More →

Journals – 2018

Cornelius, A.; Bandyopadhyay, R.; Patino-Echeverri, D., Assessing environmental, economic, and reliability impacts of flexible ramp products in MISO’s electricity market. Renew. Sust. Energ. Rev. 2018, 81, 2291-2298.

Davis, S. D.; Lewis, N. S.; Shaner, M.; Aggarwal, S.; Arent, D.; Azevedo, I. L.; Benson, S. M.; Bradley, T.; Brouwer, …

By April 6, 2016 Read More →

CEDM Seminar – Tony Roulstone – 4/19/16 @ 10:30am

Date: 4/19/16
Time: 10:30am
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Tony Roulstone
Topic: Engineering factors that drive SMR economics

Seminar Announcement

Abstract:

The United Kingdom is considering whether to build a series of SMRs after the current 16 GW large reactor program to increase the nuclear share of electricity …

By March 15, 2016 Read More →

CEDM Seminar – Richard Alley – 4/1/16 @ 12:00pm

Date: 4/1/16
Time: 12:00pm
Location: 340 Tepper – Grand Room
Speaker: Richard Alley
Topic: Slip Slidin’ Away: Ice Sheets and Sea-Level Rise

Seminar Announcement

Abstract:

Warming melts ice, and melting of ice that is not floating contributes to sea level rise. Sea level now is rising because glaciers in the …

By February 9, 2016 Read More →

CEDM Seminar – Elaine Ulrich – 2/22/16 @ 12:00pm

Date: 2/22/16
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Elaine Ulrich
Topic: Spatial Economic and Multi-Criteria Analysis of the Optimal Siting of Wind Power Plants

Seminar Announcement

Abstract:

The US Dept of Energy SunShot Initiative is a national collaborative effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms …

By February 9, 2016 Read More →

CEDM Seminar – Steven Rose – 2/8/16 @ 2:00pm

Date: 2/8/16
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Steven Rose
Topic: Spatial Economic and Multi-Criteria Analysis of the Optimal Siting of Wind Power Plants

Seminar Announcement

Abstract:

The social cost of carbon (SCC) is an estimate of global climate change damages to society from a unit of …

By October 22, 2015 Read More →

CEDM News: Granger Morgan Testifies Before Congress

From www.cmu.edu:
Speaking before the House Science and Technology Committee, Granger Morgan highlighted actions that could make the nation’s electricity supply less vulnerable and more resilient, which could save lives.

He focused on strategies to avoid physical disruption of the power system; strategies to speed the process of repairing …

By October 22, 2015 Read More →

CEDM Seminar – Reinhard Madlener – 10/28/15 @ 1:00pm

*Seminar has been moved to 1:00pm*
Date: 10/28/2015
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Reinhard Madlener
Topic: Spatial Economic and Multi-Criteria Analysis of the Optimal Siting of Wind Power Plants

Seminar Announcement

Abstract:
Wind energy is one of the most important renewable energy sources in Germany, playing …

By October 6, 2015 Read More →

CEDM News: Seth Borenstein of the AP features prominent input from Peter Adams

“Volkswagen’s pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.

“The software that the company admitted using to get around government emissions limits allowed VWs to spew enough …

By October 2, 2015 Read More →

CEDM News: Neil Donahue Speaks on “How Climate Change and Air Quality are Interconnected in the Developing World” at the Duquesne Presidential Conference on the Integrity of Creation: Climate Change

On October 1, Neil Donahue spoke at Duquense University’s first annual Presidential Conference on the Integrity of Creation: Climate Change on “How Climate Change and Air Quality are Interconnected in the Developing World“. Dr. Donahue’s talk was preceded by the opening plenary given by Richard Alley on “Gold …