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Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (2015). Supplementary Material to 2015 Synthesis Report, SDSN – IDDRI.

Fitzgerald, Garrett, James Mandel, Jesse Morris, and Herve Touati. The Economics of Battery Energy Storage: How Multi-Use, Customer Sited Batteries Deliver the Most Services and Value to Customers and The Grid. Rep. Rocky Mountain Institute, Oct. 2015. Web.

Hermans, Jo. Energy Survival Guide: Insight and Outlook. Leiden: Leiden U Pr., 2012. Print.

LeVine, Steve. The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to save the World. 1st ed. N.p.: Viking, 2015. Print.

Partridge, Tristan. “Energy Is Everywhere.” Anthropology Today 32.4 (2016): n. pag. Web.



Lackey, Robert T. 2001. Values, policy, and ecosystem health. Bioscience. 51(6):437-443.

Learner, Howard. “Autonomous Vehicles: Ways to Improve Safety and Accelerate Environmental Progress Together.” Entelligent (22 Aug. 2016): n. pag. Web.


Krane, Jim. Climate Risk and the Fossil Fuel Industry: Two Feet High and Rising. Working paper. N.p.: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, 2016. Print.

Paul Denholm of NREL has an interesting report comparing the economics of gas turbines and storage:

The Relative Economic Merits of Storage and Combustion Turbines for Meeting Peak Capacity Requirements under Increased Penetration of Solar Photovoltaics. Rep. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Sept. 2015. Web.



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