IECM-Related Publications

  1. Zhai, Haibo and Edward S. Rubin Comparative Performance and Cost Assessments of Coal- and Natural-Gas-Fired Power Plants under a CO2 Emission Performance Standard Regulation, Energy & Fuels, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 4290–4301, (January, 2013).


  2. Zhai, Haibo and Edward S. Rubin Techno-Economic Assessment of Polymer Membrane Systems for Postcombustion Carbon Capture at Coal-Fired Power Plants, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 3006–3014, (February, 2013).


  3. Rubin, Edward S. Understanding the pitfalls of CCS cost estimates, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Elsevier, Vol. 10, pp. 181-190 (September 2012).


  4. Rubin, Edward S. and Haibo Zhai The Cost of Carbon Capture and Storage for Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plants, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 3076–3084, (February, 2012).


  5. Versteeg, Peter L. and Edward S. Rubin, A technical and economic assessment of ammonia-based post-combustion CO2 capture at coal-fired power plants, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Elsevier, Vol. 5, Issue 6, pp. 1596–1605 (November 2011).


  6. Zhai, Haibo, Edward S. Rubin and Peter L. Versteeg, Water Use at Pulverized Coal Power Plants with Postcombustion Carbon Capture and Storage, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 2479-2485 (2011)


  7. Zhai, Haibo and Edward S. Rubin, Performance and cost of wet and dry cooling systems for pulverized coal power plants with and without carbon capture and storage, Energy Policy, Elsevier, Vol. 38, Issue 10, pp. 5653–5660 (October, 2010).


  8. McCoy, Sean T. and Edward S. Rubin, An Engineering-Economic Model of Pipeline Transport of CO2 with Application to Carbon Capture and Storage, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Elsevier, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 219-229 (April, 2008).


  9. Rubin, Edward S., M.Granger. Morgan, Sean T. McCoy and Jay Apt, Regulatory and Policy Needs for Geological Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conferencee on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA (May 2007).


  10. Rubin, Edward S., Sonia Yeh, Matt Antes, Michael Berkenpas and John Davison, Use of Experience Curves to Estimate the Future Cost of Power Plants with CO2 Capture, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Elsevier, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 188-197, (April 2007).

  11. Rubin, Edward S., Chao Chen and Anand B. Rao, Cost and Performance of Fossil Fuel Power Plants with CO2 Capture and Storage, Energy Policy, Elsevier, Vol. 35, Issue 9, pp. 4444-4454 (March 2007).


  12. Rao, Anand B., Edward S. Rubin, David W. Keith and M. Granger Morgan, Evaluation of Potential Cost Reductions from Improved Amine-based CO2 Capture Systems, Energy Policy, Elsevier, Vol. 34, No. 18, pp. 3765-3772, (December 2006).


  13. Rubin, Edward S., Anand B. Rao and Chao Chen, Comparative Assessments of Fossil Fuel Power Plants with CO2 Capture and Storage, Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-7), Volume I: Peer-Reviewed Papers and Overviews, Elsevier Science, Oxford, UK, pp.285-293, (2005).


  14. Taylor, Margaret R., Edward S. Rubin and David A. Houndshell, Effect of Government Actions on Technological Innovation for SO2 Control, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 37, No. 20, pp. 4527-4534, (2003).


  15. Rao, A.B. and E.S. Rubin, A Technical, Economic, and Environmental Assessment of Amine-Based CO2 Capture Technology for Power Plant Greenhouse Gas Control, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol.36, No. 20, pp. 4467-4475, (2002).


  16. Rubin, E.S., M.B. Berkenpas, A. Farrel, G. A. Gibbon and D. N. Smith, Multi-Pollutant Emission Control of Electric Power Plants, Proceedings of EPA-DOE-EPRI Mega Symposium, Chicago, IL, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA (August 2001).


  17. Berkenpas, M.B., E.S. Rubin, D.N. Smith and G.A. Gibbon, Preliminary Cost and Performance Models for Mercury Control at Coal-Fired Power Plants, Proceedings of EPA-DOE-EPRI Mega Symposium, Chicago, IL, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA (August 2001).


  18. Rubin, E.S., A.B. Rao and M.B. Berkenpas, A Multi-Pollutant Framework for Evaluating CO2 Control Options for Fossil Fuel Power Plants, in First National Conference on Carbon Sequestration, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Washington, DC (May 2001).


  19. Rubin, E.S. and M.B. Berkenpas, A National Analysis of Toxic Releases from Electric Power Plants, EM, Environmental Manager, pp. 31-37, (October 1999).


  20. Rubin, E.S., Toxic Releases from Power Plants, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 33, No. 18, pp. 3062-3067, (September 1999)


  21. Lookman, Aziz A. and Edward S. Rubin, Barriers to Adopting Least-Cost Particulate Control Strategies for Indian Power Plants, Energy Policy, Vol. 26, No. 14, pp. 1053-1063, (December 1998)


  22. Rubin, E.S., J.R. Kalagnanam, H.C. Frey and M.B. Berkenpas, Integrated Environmental Control Modeling of Coal-Fired Power Systems, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, Vol. 47, pp.1180-1186, (November 1997).


  23. Diwekar, U.M., E.S. Rubin and H.C. Frey, Optimal Design of Advanced Power Systems Under Uncertainty, Energy Conversion and Management Journal, Vol. 38, No. 15-17, pp. 1725-1735, (October 1997).


  24. Longwell, J., E.S. Rubin and J. Wilson, Coal: Energy for the Future, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Vol. 21, pp. 269-360, (1995).


  25. Diwekar, U.M. and E.S. Rubin, Parameter Design Methodology for Chemical Processes Using a Simulator, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 33, pp. 292-298, (1994).


  26. Frey, H.C., E.S. Rubin and U.M. Diwekar, Modeling Uncertainties in Advanced Technologies: Application to a Coal Gasification System with Hot-Gas Cleanup, Energy - The International Journal, Vol.19, No. 4, pp.449-463, (April 1994).


  27. Diwekar U.M. and E.S. Rubin, Efficient Handling of the Implicit Constraints Problem for the ASPEN MINLP Synthesizer, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 32 pp. 2006-2011 (1993).


  28. Frey H.C. and E. S. Rubin, Integration of Coal Utilization and Environmental Control in Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Systems, Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 26, No. 10, pp. 1982-1990, (October 1992).


  29. Diwekar, U.M., H.C. Frey and E.S. Rubin, Synthesizing Optimal Flowsheets: Applications to IGCC System Environmental Control, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 1927-1936, (August 1992).


  30. Rubin, E.S., Global Warming Research: Learning from NAPAP's Mistakes, Contemporary Issues Series 53, Center for the Study of American Business, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (July 1992).


  31. Rubin, E.S., R.N. Cooper, R.A. Frosch, T.H. Lee, G. Marland, A.H. Rosenfeld, and D.D. Stine, Realistic Mitigation Options for Global Warming, Science, Vol. 256, pp. 148-149, 261-266 (July 1992). Also in, Encyclopedia of Energy Technology and the Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY (1995).


  32. Frey, H.C. and E. S. Rubin, High Efficiency Integrated Environmental Control for Coal-Based Power Generation, Paper No, 92-108.02, Proceedings of AWMA Annual Meeting, Air & Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA (June 1992).


  33. Frey, H.C. and E.S. Rubin, Evaluation of Advanced Coal Gasification Combined-Cycle Systems under Uncertainty, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 31, pp. 1299-1307 (May 1992).


  34. Frey, H.C. and E. S. Rubin, Evaluate Uncertainties In Advanced Process Technologies, Chemical Engineering Progress, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 63-70 (May 1992).


  35. Frey, H.C. and E.S. Rubin, Evaluation Method for Advanced Acid Rain Compliance Technology, Journal of Energy Engineering, Vol. 118, No. 1, pp. 38-55 (April 1992).


  36. Rubin, E.S., M.J. Small, C.N. Bloyd and M. Henrion, Integrated Assessment of Acid Deposition Effects on Lake Acidification, Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 118, No. 1, p. 120-134 (January 1992).


  37. Diwekar, U.M., I.E. Grossmann and E.S. Rubin , An MINILP Process Synthesizer for a Sequential Modular Simulator, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 313-322 (January 1992).


  38. Rubin, Edward S., Lester B. Lave and M. Granger Morgan, Keeping Climate Research Relevant, Issues in Science and Technology, Volume VIII, Number 2, 1992.


  39. Frey, H.C. and E.S. Rubin, Probabilistic Evaluation of Advanced SO2/NOx Control Technology, Journal of Air & Waste Management Association, Vol. 41, No. 12, p. 1585-15993 (December 1991).


  40. Rubin, E.S., Benefit-Cost Implications of Acid Rain Controls: An Evaluation of the NAPAP Integrated Assessment, Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, Vol. 41(7), pp. 914-921 (July 1991).


  41. Diwekar, U.M. and E.S. Rubin, Stochastic Modeling of Chemical Processes, Computers and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 105-114 (February 1991).


  42. W.C. Chow, M.J. Miller, J. Fortune, G. Behrens and E.S. Rubin, Managing Air Toxics Under the New Clean Air Act Amendments, Power Engineering, p. 30-34 (January 1991).


  43. Rubin, E.S., J.S. Salemento and W. Chow, Chemical Characterization of Power Plant Waste Streams, Paper No. 90-37.1, Proceedings of AWMA Annual Meeting, Air and Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA (June 1990).


  44. Rubin, E.S., C.N. Bloyd, M.J. Small, R.J. Marnicio and M. Henrion, Atmospheric Deposition Assessment Model: Applications to Regional Aquatic Acidification in Eastern North America, In, Impact Models to Assess Regional Acidification, J. Kämäri, Ed., p. 253-284, Kluwer Academic Publishers (1990).


  45. Rubin, Edward S., Characterizing Uncertainty in Integrated Environmental Models, Keynote Paper, Environmental Models: Emissions and Consequences, RISO International Conference 22-25 May 1989, Edited by J. Fenhann, H. Larsen, G.A. Mackenzie and B. Rasmussen, Elsevier, 1990, p. 399-412.


  46. Rubin, E.S., Implications of Future Environmental Regulation of Coal-Based Electric Power, Annual Review of Energy, Vol. 14, pp. 19-45, (November 1989).


  47. Cushey, Mark A. and E. S. Rubin, Simplified Models of U. S. Acid Rain Control Costs, Journal of the Air Pollution Control Association, Vol.38, No. 12, pp 1523-1527, (December 1988).


  48. Skea, James F. and Edward S. Rubin, Optimization of Coal Beneficiation Plants for SO2 Emissions Control, APCA Journal, Vol. 38, No. 10, pp. 1281-1288, (October 1988).


  49. Salmento, John S., and Edward S. Rubin, A Probabilistic Framework for Environmental Control Cost Estimation, Proceedings of the Joint ASME/IEEE Power Generation Conference, Philadelphia, (September 1988).


  50. Marnicio, Ronald J. and Edward S. Rubin, Technical Modeling for Policy Making: Integrated Modeling of a Large Environmental System, Mathl. Comput. Modelling, Vol. 11 pp. 1059 - 1063, (1988).


  51. Penner, S.S., S.B. Alpert, J.N. Beár, M. Denn, W, Haag, R, Magee, E. Reichl, E.S. Rubin, P.R. Solomon, I. Wender, and K. Woodcock., Coal Gasification: Direct Applications and Syntheses of Chemicals and Fuels, Pergamon Journals, 1987.


  52. Skea, James F. and Edward S. Rubin, A Model of Coal Cleaning for Sulfur Emissions Reduction, APCA Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 149-157, (March 1987).


  53. Rubin, Edward S., Mark A. Cushey, Ronald J. Marnicio, Cary N. Bloyd, James F. Skea, Controlling Acid Deposition: The Role of FGD, Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 20, No. 10, pp. 960 - 969, (October 1986).


  54. Rubin, E.S., International Pollution Control Costs of Coal-Fired Power Plants, Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 366A-377A (August 1983).