Graduate student Udayan Singh gave a talk discussing ideas for making the US electricity sector more resilient at the inaugural Miami Climate Symposium. He highlighted the work being done as part of an ERI-funded collaborative project led by Prof. Peterson. Thanks to the conference organizing committee for generously sponsoring his travel costs.
Our new paper takes another mathematical look at utilizing produced waters from coalbed methane wells for potable purposes. We find that reverse osmosis systems in such cases offer good cost-effectiveness based on two separately computed metrics to account for the value of health improvement benefits (i.e., disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) averted or monetized health benefits).