Research Reads

Virtual Water

R.A.M. Peer and C.M. Chini (2021) Historical values of water and carbon intensity of global electricity production Environmental Research: Infrastructure and Sustainability 1 (2), 025001. (open access)

C.M. Chini and R.A.M. Peer (2021) The traded water footprint of global energy from 2010 to 2018 Scientific Data 8 (1), 1-8. (open access)

R.A.M. Peer and C.M. Chini (2020) An integrated assessment of the global virtual water trade network of energy Environmental Reseach Letters 15 (11), 114015. (open access)

Civil Systems

R.A.M. Peer and T.M. Logan (2020) Reintroducing the civil cystems engineer: The master integrator Journal of Infrastructure Engineering 26 (4), 02520001.

Energy Sytems

K.A. Titus, D.E. Dempsey, R.A.M. Peer (2023) Carbon negative geothermal: Theoretical efficiency and sequestration potential of geothermal-BECCS energy cycles International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 122, 103813.

C.L. Henry, H. Eshraghi, O. Lugovoy, M.B. Waite, J.F. DeCarolis, D.J. Farnham, T.H. Ruggles, R.A.M. Peer, Y. Wu, A. de Queiroz, V. Potashnikov, V. Modi, K. Caldeira (2021) Promoting reproducibility and increased collaboration in electric sector capacity expansion models with community benchmarking and intercomparison efforts Applied Energy 304, 117745.

B. Tarroja, R.A.M. Peer, K.T. Sanders, E.A. Grubert (2020) How do non-carbon priorities affect zero-carbon electricity systems? A case study of freshwater consumption and cost for Senate Bill 100 compliance in California Applied Energy 265, 114824.

Water for Energy

M. Meng, E.A. Grubert, R.A.M. Peer, K.T. Sanders (2020) Spatially allocating life cycle water use for US coal‐fired electricity across producers, generators, and consumers Energy Technology, 1901497.

R.A.M. Peer and K.T. Sanders (2019) A regional assessment of the water embedded in the US electricity system Environmental Research Letters 14 (8), 084014. (open access)

R.A.M. Peer and K.T. Sanders (2018) The water consequences of a transitioning US power sector Applied Energy 213, 613-622.

R.A.M. Peer and K.T. Sanders (2016) Characterizing cooling water source and usage patterns across US thermoelectric power plants: a comprehensive assessment of self-reported cooling water data Environmental Research Letters 11 (12), 124030. (open access)

R.A.M. Peer, J.B. Garrison, C.P. Timms, K.T. Sanders (2016) Spatially and temporally resolved analysis of environmental trade-offs in electricity generation Environmental Science & Technology 50 (8), 4537-4545.

Passive Wastewater Treatment

P.M. Smyntek, J. Chastel, R.A.M. Peer, E. Anthony, J. McCloskey, E. Bach, R.C. Wagner, J.Z. Bandstra, W.H.J. Strosnider (2018) Assessment of sulphate and iron reduction rates during reactor start-up for passive anaerobic co-treatment of acid mine drainage and sewage Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 18 (1), 76-84.

R.A.M. Peer, J.A. LaBar, B.K. Winfrey, R.W. Nairn, F.S. Llanos López, W.H.J. Stronsnider (2015) Removal of less commonly addressed metals via passive cotreatment Journal of Environmental Quality 44 (2), 704-710.

W.H.J. Stronsnider, B.K. Winfrey, R.A.M. Peer, R.W. Nairn (2013) Passive co-treatment of acid mine drainage and sewage: Anaerobic incubation reveals a regeneration technique and further treatment possibilities Ecological Engineering 61, 268-273.

W.H.J. Stronsnider, R.W. Nairn, R.A.M. Peer, B.K. Winfrey (2013) Passive co-treatment of Zn-rich acid mine drainage and raw municipal wastewater Journal of Geochemical Exploration 125, 110-116.