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Aldy, Joseph. "Policy Monitor: A Preliminary Assessment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Clean Energy Package." Rev Environ Econ Policy (2013) doi: 10.1093/reep/res014 First published online: January 4, 2013.

Adams, Amanda, and David Keith. "Are global wind power resource estimates overstated?" Environmental Research Letters, 8 015021 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015021.

Huang, Junling, Xi Lu, and Michael B. McElroy. Submitted (2013). Meteorologically defined limits to reduction in the variability of outputs from a coupled wind farm system in the Central US. Renewable Energy. (This is from a series of papers investigating and comparing the prospects for low- and non-carbon power generation in China and the U.S.)

Lu, Xi, Michael B. McElroy, Chris P. Nielsen, Xinyu Chen, and Junling Huang. Submitted (2013). Optimal integration of offshore wind power for a steadier, environmentally friendlier, supply of electricity in China. Energy Policy.

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Ata, Baris, Deishin Lee, and Mustafa H. Tongarlak. "Optimizing Organic Waste to Energy Operations." Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 14 (Spring 2012): 231–244

Huang, Junling, Xi Lu, and Michael B. McElroy. Submitted (2012). Adopting a meteorologically based configuration of wind resources to minimize the variability of associated power generation in the US. Environmental Science & Technology. (This is from a series of papers investigating and comparing the prospects for low- and non-carbon power generation in China and the U.S.)

Jenner, Steffen, Gabriel Chan, Rolf Frankenberger, and Mathias Gabel. "What Drives States to Support Renewable Energy?" The Quarterly Journal of the IAEE's Energy Economics Education Foundation, volume 33, number 2. DOI: 10.5547/01956574.33.2.1

Jones, Geoffrey, and Loubna Bouamane. "Power from Sunshine: A Business History of Solar Energy." Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 12-105, May 2012.

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Aldy, Joseph. "A Preliminary Review of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s Clean Energy Package." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-048, December 2011.

Aldy, Joseph. "Promoting Clean Energy in the American Power Sector." Hamilton Project Discussion Paper 2011-04, May 2011.

Aldy, Joseph, Matthew J. Kotchen, and Anthony A. Leiserowitz. "Willingness to Pay and Political Support for a US National Clean Energy Standard." Nature Climate Change (2012), doi:10.1038/nclimate1527

Cullen, Joseph. "Measuring the Environmental Benefits of Wind-Generated Electricity." University of Arizona mimeo, July 2011.

Jones, Geoffrey, and Loubna Bouamane. "Historical Trajectories and Corporate Competences in Wind Energy." Harvard Business School Working Paper 11-112, May 2011.

Lu, Xi, Michael B. McElroy, and Nora Sluzas. "Costs for integrating wind into the future ERCOT system with related costs for savings in CO2 emissions." Environmental Science & Technology 45(7) (2011a): 3160–3166, doi:10.1021/es103948t.

Lu, Xi, Jeremy Tchou, Michael B. McElroy,and Chris P. Nielsen. "The impact of Production Tax Credits on the profitable production of electricity from wind in the U.S." Energy Policy Volume 39, Issue 7, July 2011, Pages 4207-4214. Special Section: Renewable energy policy and development.

McElroy, Michael. "Time to Electrify: Reducing our dependence on imported oil—while addressing the threat of climate change." Harvard Magazine Forum, July-August, 2011.

Qiu, Yueming and Laura D. Anadon. "The Price of Wind Power in China During its Expansion: Technology Adoption, Learning-by-doing, Economies of Scale, and Manufacturing Localization." Energy Economics (In Press).

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Allcott, Hunt, and Sendhil Mullainathan. Behavior and Energy Policy. Science 5 March 2010: Vol. 327. no. 5970, pp. 1204 - 1205.

McElroy, Michael. Challenge of global climate change: Prospects for a new energy paradigm. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China Volume 4, Number 1 / March, 2010.{back to top}


Lu, Xi, Michael B. McElroy, and Juha Kiviluoma.
Global potential for wind generated electricity.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
106(27); April 2009.

McElroy, Michael B., Xi Lu, Chris P. Nielsen, Yuxuan Wang.
Potential for Wind-Generated Electricity in China.
Science 11 September 2009: Vol. 325. no. 5946, pp. 1378 - 1380. DOI: 10.1126/science.1175706

Stavins, Robert. The Stimulus and Green Jobs. The Environmental Forum®, May/June 2009.

Steenburgh, Thomas and Nnamdi Okike.Verne Global: Building a Green Data Center in Iceland.Harvard Business School Case Study. May 2009. {back to top}


Sengupta, Ramprasad. 
Sustainable Energy Development of India.” 
Presentation. November 20, 2008.

Vietor, Richard H.K. and Juliana Seminaerio.Note on the Global Wind Industry.Harvard Business School Case Study. October 2008.

Vietor, Richard H.K. Cape Wind: Offshore Wind Energy in the USA. Harvard Business School Case Study, January 2008.

Vietor, Richard H.K. and Juliana Seminerio. The Suzlon Edge. Harvard Business School Case Study. June 2008. {back to top}


Vietor, Richard H.K. Supergrid. Harvard Business School Case Study.  September 2006. {back to top}



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