Carnegie Mellon University

Policy Guides

Innovative Energy Technologies: The Next Generation [.pdf] (2014)

This technology guide was developed by a team led by Deborah D. Stine, Professor of the Practice, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, and Associate Director for Policy Outreach, Scott Institute; and Reed McManigle, Senior Manager, Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation, Carnegie Mellon University. The names of CMU students, faculty, and alumni who developed the technologies summarized in this guide are provided as each technology is described.

Managing Variable Energy Resources to Increase Renewable Electricity's Contribution to the Grid [.pdf] (2013)

[news release] [presentation (.pdf)]

Contributors: Jay AptPaulina JaramilloDeborah D. StineInês Azevedo, P.M.S. Carvalho, Danielle Changala, Gilbert Cohen, Michael Dworkin, Emily Fertig, Baruch Fischhoff, Iris Grossmann, Mark Handschy, Paul Hines, Eric Hittinger, Enes Hosgör, David Yaffe, Warren Katzenstein, Colleen Lueken, Roger Lueken, Brandon Mauch, Jeremy MichalekM. Granger Morgan, Robert Nordhaus, David Luke Oates, Scott Peterson, Stephen Rose, Todd Ryan, Kyle Siler-Evans, Mitchell Small, Allison Weiss, Jay Whitacre

Shale Gas and the Environment: Critical Need for a Government-University-Industry Research Initiative [.pdf] (2013)

[news release] [presentation (.pdf)]

Contributors: Deborah D. StineJeanne VanBriesenAllen RobinsonMike Griffin, Austin Mitchell, Elizabeth Casman, Peter AdamsKelvin GregoryChris HendricksonPaulina Jaramillo, Mohan Jiang, Anirban Roy

 

Electric Vehicle Adoption Potential in the United States [.pdf] (2015)

Jeremy J. Michalek

Costs and Benefits of Electric Vehicles in the United States [.pdf] (2015)

Jeremy J. Michalek

Natural Gas For Transportation or Electricity? Climate Change Implications [.pdf] (2011)

Aranya Venkatesh, Paulina Jaramillo, W. Michael Griffin, H. Scott Matthews

Valuation of Plug-in Vehicle Life-cycle Air Emissions and Oil Displacement Benefits [.pdf](2011)

J. Michalek, Mikhail Chester, Paulina Jaramillo, Constantine Samaras, Ching-Shin Norman Shiau, Lester B. Lave

[policy brief] [press release]

The Many Meanings of "Smart Grid" [.pdf] (2009)

M. Granger Morgan, Jay Apt, Lester B. Lave, Marija D. Ilic, Marvin Sirbu, and Jon M. Peha

Economic, Environmental and Security Implications of Plug-in Vehicles [.pdf] (2009)

Jeremy Michalek, Constantine Samaras

Cap and Trade is Not Enough: Improving US Climate Policy [.pdf] (2009)

Constantine Samaras, Jay Apt, Inês L. Azevedo, Lester B. Lave, M. Granger Morgan and Edward S. Rubin

Managing Emissions of Carbon Dioxide from Coal-Fired Power Plants [.pdf] (2009)

M. Granger Morgan