Net Energy: Concepts, Issues, and Case Studies (collection)

January 13, 2011, 5:07 pm

BASIC CONCEPTS

  1. Net energy analysis - read it in this Encyclopedia
  2. Ten fundamental principles of net energy - read it in this Encyclopedia
  3. Energy return on investment (EROI) - read it in this Encyclopedia
  4. Energy quality - read it in this Encyclopedia

METHODS

  1. P.F. Chapman, Energy costs: a review of methods, Energy Policy, Volume 2, Issue 2, June 1974, Pages 91-103. 
  2. P. F. Chapman, G. Leach, M. Slesser, The energy cost of fuels, Energy Policy, Volume 2, Issue 3, September 1974, Pages 231-243.
  3. David J. Wright, 3. Good and services: an input-output analysis, Energy Policy, Volume 2, Issue 4, December 1974, Pages 307-315.
  4. Clark W. Bullard III, Robert A. Herendeen, The energy cost of goods and services, Energy Policy, Volume 3, Issue 4, December 1975, Pages 268-278.
  5. Thomas J. Connolly et al. Report of the Stanford-NSF workshop on net energy analysis held at Stanford University on August 25-28, 1975. 
  6. Albert Melcher et al. Net energy analysis: An energy balance study of fossil fuel resources. Colorado Energy Research Institute, Golden, CO, 1976.
  7. Thomas V. Long II, IFIAS Workshop Report: Energy analysis and economics. Resources and Energy, Volume 1. Pages 151-204.
  8. Clark W. Bullard, Peter S. Penner, David A. Pilati, Net energy analysis : Handbook for combining process and input-output analysis, Resources and Energy, Volume 1, Issue 3, November 1978, Pages 267-313.
  9. Robert A. Herendeen, Input-output techniques and energy cost of commodities, Energy Policy, Volume 6, Issue 2, June 1978, Pages 162-165.
  10. D.W. Fraley and C.L. McDonald, Issues in net energy analysis, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  11. David A. Huettner, Energy analysis and ultimate limits, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  12. Dominic K. Lai, Net energy concept applied to resource utilization, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  13. Thomas Veach Long II, Comparing methods of energy analysis in an economic framework, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  14. Kenneth P. Maddox, Energy analysis and resource substitution, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  15. Albert G. Melcher and Clifford B. Farris, Net energy analysis of fossil fuels and a materials processing application, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  16. Barry R. Sedlik, Some theoretical considerations of net energy analysis, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  17. Bruce Hannon, Energy discounting, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 21, Issue 4, August 1982, Pages 281-300.
  18. Bruce Hannon, Energy discounting, in W.J. Mitsch et al., Eds., Energetics and Systems. Ann Arbor Science, Ann Arbor MI, 1982, Pages 73-97.
  19. Robert A. Herendeen, Goods and Services: Energy Costs, In: Cutler J. Cleveland, Editor(s)-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Energy, Elsevier, New York, 2004, Pages 33-41.
  20. Robert A. Herendeen, Net Energy Analysis: Concepts and Methods, In: Cutler J. Cleveland, Editor(s)-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Energy, Elsevier, New York, 2004, Pages 283-289.
  21. Kenneth Mulder and Nathan John Hagens. 2008. Energy return on investment—towards a consistent framework. AMBIO 37(2): 74–79.

CASE STUDIES

  1. Robert A. Herendeen, Energy analysis of two technologies: Gasohol and solar satelite power system, in F.S. Roberts ed., Energy Modeling and Net Energy Analysis, presented August 21-25 1978, Colorado Springs, CO.
  2. Cutler J. Cleveland, 1992, Energy Surplus and Energy Quality in the Extraction of Fossil Fuels in the U.S. Ecological Economics, 6: 139-162.
  3. Isaias de Carvalho Macedo, Greenhouse gas emissions and energy balances in bio-ethanol production and utilization in Brazil (1996), Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 14, Issue 1, 10 March 1998, Pages 77-81.
     
  4. Cutler J. Cleveland, 2005, Net energy from oil and gas extraction in the United States, 1954-1997. Energy, 30: 769-782.
  5. Adam R. Brandt, Converting Oil Shale to Liquid Fuels: Energy Inputs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of the Shell in Situ Conversion Process, Environ. Sci. Technol. 2008, 42, 7489–7495.
  6. M. R. Schmer, K. P. Vogel, R. B. Mitchell, and R. K. Perrin, Net energy of cellulosic ethanol from switchgrass, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 105, issue 2, January 15, 2008, pages 464-469.
  7. Isaias C. Macedo, Joaquim E.A. Seabra, Joao E.A.R. Silva, Green house gases emissions in the production and use of ethanol from sugarcane in Brazil: The 2005/2006 averages and a prediction for 2020, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 32, Issue 7, July 2008, Pages 582-595.
  8. Adam R. Brandt, Converting Oil Shale to Liquid Fuels with the Alberta Taciuk Processor: Energy Inputs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Energy Fuels 2009, 23, 6253–6258.

META-ANALYSES AND REVIEWS

  1. Manfred Lenzen, and Jesper Munksgaard, Energy and CO2 life-cycle analyses of wind turbines--review and applications, Renewable Energy, Volume 26, Issue 3, July 2002, Pages 339-362.
  2. Roel Hammerschlag, Ethanol's Energy Return on Investment:  A Survey of the Literature 1990−Present, Environmental Science & Technology, 2006, 40 (6), 1744-1750.
  3. Manfred Lenzen, Life cycle energy and greenhouse gas emissions of nuclear energy: A review, Energy Conversion and Management 49 (2008) 2178–2199.
  4. Kubiszewski, Ida, Cutler J. Cleveland, Peter K. Endres, 2010. Meta-analysis of net energy return for wind power systems, Renewable Energy, 35: 218-225.
  5. Energy return on investment (EROI) for photovoltaic energy - read it in this Encyclopedia.

 

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