Beyond the Least Cost Paradigm. Macro-Energy Systems Speaker Series, March 25, 2022.
Technology Pathways: Fork in the Road? UT Energy Week, April 13, 2021.
Implications of a Regional Resource Adequacy Program on Utility Integrated Resource Planning. Western Interstate Energy Board, January 15, 2021.
The Economic Value of a Centralized Approach to Distributed Resource Investment and Operation. Georgia Tech Energy Systems and Optimization Workshop, December 11, 2020.
Macro-Energy Systems: Toward a New Discipline. Stanford Energy Seminar, September 28, 2020.
In the News
Red voters for green energy? Conservatives say they support solar and wind power too. USA Today and Yahoo, June 10, 2022.
UT assistant professor to conduct research abroad with Texas Global grant. The Daily Texan, February 10, 2022.
Longer, more frequent outages afflict the U.S. power grid as states fail to prepare for climate change. Washington Post, October 24, 2021.
Why not bury all our power lines? NPR Marketplace, September 1, 2021.
UT report shines light on man-made portions of February power crisis. Austin American-Statesman, July 14, 2021.
A Federal Tax Credit Could Incentivize (and Accelerate) the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. UT News, July 14, 2021.
UT Austin researchers report on what went wrong during winter storm. Fox 7 Austin, July 13, 2021.
UT report: Failure of natural gas system ‘exacerbated’ winter storm blackouts. Houston Chronicle, July 13, 2021.
UW, University of Texas-Austin Study Barriers to Carbon Capture, Use, Storage. University of Wyoming News, June 18, 2021.
True Cost of Major Power Outages Remains a Mystery, Report Finds. UT News, March 1, 2021.
Berkeley Lab report investigates the implications of a regional resource adequacy program on utility integrated resource planning. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, December 4, 2020.
Gulf Coast oil and gas expansion will generate half a billion annual tons of emissions in U.S.: report. Houston Chronicle, January 15, 2020.
Cheap Natural Gas Could Add 500 Million Tons to U.S. Emissions. Bloomberg, January 14, 2020.
U.S. greenhouse gases to billow on Gulf Coast petrochemicals charge: study. Reuters, January 14, 2020.
Oil, gas infrastructure build-out in US Gulf to dramatically increase GHG emissions: study. S&P Global Platts, January 14, 2020.
Oil and Gas Boom, Industrial Growth Could Mean Significant New Climate Emissions, Study Finds. UT News, January 14, 2020.
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship on Food-Energy-Water Systems Kicks Into High Gear. UT ORIE, October 11, 2019.
CRANE Software Project Launches to Address Gap in Climate Impact Assessment Solutions for Early-Stage Investors. Prime Coalition, June 12, 2019.
Construction changes are key to decarbonizing Austin’s residential areas. The Daily Texan, October 16, 2018.
What’s the Optimal Way to Reduce Emissions in Residential Buildings? Greentech Media, October 4, 2018.
National Science Foundation Awards $3M for Sustainable Agriculture Education Project. UT ORIE, September 21, 2018.
Research Spotlight. UT Energy Institute, April 27, 2018.
Bipartisan infra plan not perfect, but it’s a good start on climate change. Infrastructure Investor, June 30, 2021.
Wind power reliability — low expectations are OK. Austin American-Statesman, February 25, 2021.
Don’t blame wind energy for the crisis. San Antonio Express-News, February 23, 2021.
How Amazon can use its HQ2 search to boost clean energy. Dallas Morning News, March 15, 2018.
How Amazon’s HQ2 could advance the clean energy economy. Austin American-Statesman, March 13, 2018.
Can Amazon make us greener? Houston Chronicle, March 7, 2018.
Uncertain effects with driverless vehicles. San Antonio Express-News, December 9, 2017.
Shared autonomous vehicles could do more harm than good. Austin American-Statesman, November 29, 2017.
With right policies, cities can curb climate change. Houston Chronicle, June 28, 2017.
Cities can work on climate change — with the right policies. Austin American-Statesman, June 19, 2017.
U.S. Cities Don’t Need the Paris Accord to Fight Climate Change. Fortune, June 13, 2017.