Transitioning to Electric Vehicles – White Paper 1:14

David L. Greene, Sangsoo Park, and Changzheng Liu discuss the logistics and implications of utilizing electric cars in this White Paper Transitioning to Electric Vehicles: Public Policy Implications of Uncertainty, Network Externalities, Tipping Points and Imperfect Markets Building on a previous Baker Center Baker Center White Paper that estimated the costs and benefits of transition to [...]

Report from Electric Vehicles Readiness Project Available Online!

On May 1, 2013, the Baker Center hosted a Department of Energy – Clean Cities  conference.  The report on the Technical Review of Clean Cities’ Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Projects is now available here EV Report White Paper 2013 Thanks to our sponsors and authors, we hope this report will aid others in integrating electric vehicles [...]

June 12, 2013 – Analyzing the Transition to Electric Drive in California – Dr. David Greene

Dr. David Greene, Baker Center Senior Fellow for Energy & the Environment, has released a report on issues associated with transitioning to electric drive vehicles. The research was funded by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT).  Dr. Greene was aided by University of Tennessee graduate student, Sangsoo Park, Department of Economics, and Changzheng Liu, [...]

White Paper 3-13: The Water Energy Nexus in East Tennessee

The Water Energy Nexus in East Tennessee was produced by Dr. Carol Harden and her team at the UT Dept. of Geography, under a grant from the Baker Center.  Dr. Harden’s paper explores the demands energy production has placed on water resources in Tennessee, and especially East Tennessee. As home to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), power [...]

White Paper 2-13 Reports on 2012 Base-load Electricity from Natural Gas and Nuclear Power: The Role of Federal and State Policy

White Paper 2-13 issued on March 5, 2013, provides a report on the Fall 2012 conference Base-load Electricity from Natural Gas and Nuclear Power: The Role of Federal and State Policy.  white paper Sept 20-21 symposiumFINAL

White Paper 1-13: OPEC and the Costs to the US Economy of Oil Dependence: 1970-2010

Baker Center Senior Fellow and ORNL Corporate Fellow, David Greene, and co-authors, Roderick Lee (George Washington University)  and Janet Hopson (UT Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences), provide this review of US oil dependence and its impact on the US Economy from 1970-2010.  To read and download the complete paper, click on the following link. OilDependenceCosts2010 [...]