Renewable Energy

Economics of integrating renewable energy into electricity grids and forest biomass papers

van Kooten, G.C. 2016. California Dreaming: The Economics of Renewable Energy, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. In press.

van Kooten, G.C., J. Duan and R. Lynch, 2016. Is There a Future for Nuclear Power? Wind and Emission Reduction Targets in Fossil-Fuel Alberta, PLoS ONE 11(11): e0165822.

van Kooten, G.C., 2016. The Economics of Wind Power, Annual Review of Resource Economics 8(1): 181-205.

Johnston, C.M.T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2016. Global Trade Impacts of Increasing Europe’s Bioenergy Demand, Journal of Forest Economics 23: 27-44.

Johnston, C.M.T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2015. Back to the Past: Burning Wood to Save the Globe, Ecological Economics 120(December): 185-193.

Johnston, Craig and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2015. Economics of Co-firing Coal and Biomass: An Application to Western Canada, Energy Economics 48:7-17.

Johnston, Craig M.T. and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2014. Economic Consequences of Increased Bioenergy Demand, The Forestry Chronicle 90(5): 636-642.

Timilsina, Govinda R., Patrick A. Narbel and G Cornelis van Kooten, 2013. Global Wind Power Development: Economics and Policies, Energy Policy 61: 642-652.

Sopinka, Amy, G. Cornelis van Kooten and Linda Wong, 2013. Reconciling Self-Sufficiency and Renewable Energy Targets in a Hydro Dominated System: The View from British Columbia, Energy Policy 61: 223-229. doi. 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.05.068

Gebreegziabher, Z. and G.C. van Kooten, 2013. Does Community and Household Tree Planting Imply Increased Use of Wood for Fuel? Evidence from Ethiopia, Forest Policy and Economics 34: 30-40.

van Kooten, G.C., C.M.T. Johnston and L. Wong, 2013. Wind versus Nuclear Options for Generating Electricity in a Carbon-Constrained World: Strategizing in an Energy-Rich Economy, American J Agricultural Economics 95(2): 505-511. doi:10.1093/ajae/aas094

 van Kooten, G. Cornelis, 2013. Climate Change, Climate Science and Economics: Prospects for an Alternative Energy Future. Dordrecht, NL: Springer. In press 435pp.

van Kooten, G. Cornelis, 2012. Wind Energy Policy. Chapter 2.17 (pp.541-568) in Comprehensive Renewable Energy. Volume 2 – Wind Energy, edited by J. K. Kaldellis. Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

McWilliam, Michael K., G. Cornelis van Kooten and Curran Crawford, 2012. A Method for Optimizing the Location of Wind Farms, Renewable Energy 48: 287-299.

Scorah, Hugh, Amy Sopinka and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2012. The Economics of Storage, Transmission and Drought: Integrating Variable Wind Power into Spatially Separated Electricity Grids, Energy Economics 34(2): 536–541. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2011.10.021

Niquidet, Kurt, Brad Stennes and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2011. Bio-energy from Mountain Pine Beetle Timber and Forest Residuals: The Economics Story, Canadian J of Agricultural Economics 60(2): In press.

van Kooten, G. Cornelis, 2011.Economic Analysis of Feed-in Tariffs for Generating Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources. Chapter 8 in Handbook on Energy and Climate Change edited by Roger Fouquet. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Monahan, Katherine and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2010. The Economics of Tidal Stream and Wind Power: An Application to Generating Mixes in Canada, Environmental Economics 1(1): 92-101.

Boronowski, Susan, Andrew Rowe, Peter Wild and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2010. Integration of Wave Power in Haida Gwaii. Renewable Energy 35(11): 2415-2421. doi:10.1016/jrenene.2010.02.017.

van Kooten, G. Cornelis and Linda Wong, 2010. Economics of Wind Power when National Grids are Unreliable, Energy Policy 38: 1991-1998. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2009.11.080.

Stennes, Brad, Kurt Niquidet and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2010. Implications of Expanding Bioenergy Production from Wood in British Columbia: An Application of a Regional Wood Fibre Allocation Model, Forest Science 56(4): 366-378.

van Kooten, G. Cornelis, 2009. Wind Power: The Economic Impact of Intermittency, Letters in Spatial & Resource Sciences 3: 1-17. doi: 10.1007/s12076-009-0031-y

Prescott, Ryan and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2009. The Economics of Wind Power: Destabilizing an Electricity Grid with Renewable Power, Climate Policy 9(2): 155-168.

Maddaloni, Jesse D., Andrew M. Rowe and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2008. Wind Integration into Various Generation Mixtures, Renewable Energy 34(3): 807-814. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2008.04.019

Maddaloni, Jesse D., Andrew M. Rowe and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2008. Wind Integration into Various Generation Mixtures, Renewable Energy 34(3): 807-814. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2008.04.019

Benitez, Liliana E, Pablo C. Benitez and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2008. The Economics of Wind Power with Energy Storage, Energy Economics 30(4): 1973-1989.

Prescott, Ryan, G Cornelis van Kooten and Hui Zhu, 2007. The Potential for Wind Energy Meeting Electricity Needs on Vancouver Island, Energy & Environment 18(6): 723-746.