The electric power industry and climate change: US research needs

Judith Cardell, Ian Dobson, Ward Jewell, Mladen Kezunovic, Tom Overbye, P. K. Sen, Daniel Tylavsky, Lisa Beard, Floyd Galvan, David Hawkins

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Abstract

Research needs for the US electric power industry to address global climate change are summarized. The research addresses both mitigation, how the industry contributes to climate change, and adaptation, how the industry itself is affected by climate change.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIEEE Power and Energy Society 2008 General Meeting: Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, PES
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventIEEE Power and Energy Society 2008 General Meeting: Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, PES - Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Duration: Jul 20 2008Jul 24 2008

Other

OtherIEEE Power and Energy Society 2008 General Meeting: Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, PES
CountryUnited States
CityPittsburgh, PA
Period7/20/087/24/08

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Keywords

  • Alternative technologies
  • Electric power research
  • Extreme weather
  • Global climate change
  • Government policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Cardell, J., Dobson, I., Jewell, W., Kezunovic, M., Overbye, T., Sen, P. K., ... Hawkins, D. (2008). The electric power industry and climate change: US research needs. In IEEE Power and Energy Society 2008 General Meeting: Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, PES [4596411] https://doi.org/10.1109/PES.2008.4596411