Energy Systems Research

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers and conference proceedings

Review of climate action plans in 29 major U.S. cities: Comparing current policies to research recommendations
Thomas A. Deetjen, Julia P. Conger, Benjamin D. Leibowicz, Michael E. Webber. Sustainable Cities and Society (2018)

Optimal sizing and dispatch for a community-scale potable water recycling facility
J. Scott Vitter, Bruk Berhanu, Thomas A. Deetjen, Benjamin D. Leibowicz, Michael E. Webber. Sustainable Cities and Society (2018)

Optimal dispatch and equipment sizing of a residential central utility plant for improving rooftop solar integration
Thomas A. Deetjen, J. Scott Vitter, Andrew S. Reimers, Michael E. Webber. Energy (2018)

Modeling the optimal mix and location of wind and solar with transmission and carbon pricing considerations
Thomas A. Deetjen, Henry Martin, Joshua D. Rhodes, Michael E. Webber. Renewable Energy (2018)

Can storage reduce electricity consumption? A general equation for the grid-wide efficiency impacts of using cooling thermal energy storage for load shifting
Thomas A. Deetjen, Andrew S. Reimers, Michael E. Webber. Environmental Research Letters (2018)

Improving solar-induced grid-level flexibility requirements using residential central utility plants
Thomas A. Deetjen, J. Scott Vitter, Michael E. Webber. IEEE PES PowerTech, Manchester (2017)

Optimizing capacity extensions in power systems: A case study of Bavaria and a comparison to Texas
Thomas A. Deetjen, Matthias Huber, Michael E. Webber. IEEE 14th International Conference on the European Energy Market, Dresden (2017)

Reduced transmission grid representation using the St. Clair curve applied to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas
Henry Martin, Thomas Hamacher, Thomas A. Deetjen, Michael E. Webber. IEEE 14th International Conference on the European Energy Market, Dresden (2017)

The impacts of wind and solar on grid flexibility requirements in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas
Thomas A. Deetjen, Joshua D. Rhodes, Michael E. Webber. Energy (2017)                                                                       

Solar PV integration cost variation due to array orientation and geographic location in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas
Thomas A. Deetjen, Jared B. Garrison, Joshua D. Rhodes, Michael E. Webber. Applied Energy (2016)                  

Optimized generation capacity expansion using a further improved screening curve method
Tong Zhang, Ross Baldick, Thomas Deetjen. Electric Power System Research (2015) 


general interest articles

Are solar and wind really killing coal, nuclear and grid reliability?
Joshua D. Rhodes, Michael E. Webber, Thomas A. Deetjen, F. Todd Davidson. The Conversation (May 2017)

How to Overcome the Greatest Barriers to Rooftop Solar Power
J. Scott Vitter, Thomas A. Deetjen. Scientific American: Plugged In (June 2016)

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