E. Larson, C. Greig, J. Jenkins, E. Mayfield, A. Pascale, C. Zhang, J. Drossman, R. Williams, S. Pacala, R. Socolow, EJ Baik, R. Birdsey, R. Duke, R. Jones, B. Haley, E. Leslie, K. Paustian, and A. Swan, “Net-Zero America: Potential Pathways, Infrastructure, and Impacts,” interim report (345 pp), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, December 15, 2020.
E.D. Larson (PI), D. Tilman, C. Lehman, and R.H. Williams, “Sustainable Transportation Energy with Net Negative Greenhouse Gas Emissions: an integrated ecological and engineering systems analysis,” progress report to Stanford University Global Climate and Energy Project, from the Energy Systems Analysis Group (Princeton) and Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (U Minnesota), 9 May 2016.
Williams, Robert H., “Toward a ‘Marriage of CCS and IRE Technologies’ in the Quest to Firm Up Intermittent Renewable Electricity with Bulk Balancing Capacity” (A White Paper), review draft, 18 November 2016.
A.K. Hailey, J.C. Meerman, E.D. Larson, and Y.-L. Loo, “Low-carbon ‘drop-in replacement’ transportation fuels from non-food biomass and natural gas,” Applied Energy, 183: 1722-1730, 1 December 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.09.068.
Williams, Robert H., “The Strategic Importance and Development Status of Porous Media CAES Technology,” [an addendum to the ‘Bulk Storage Capacity Is Key to Enabling High IRE Grid Penetration’ section of Williams (2016a)], review draft, 5 December 2016.
M. Spinelli, S. Campanari, M.C. Romano, S. Consonni, T.G. Kreutz, H. Ghezel-Ayagh, S. Jolly, M. Di Nitto, “Using Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells for Clean Power Generation and CO2 Capture Retrofitting Coal Power Plants And Combined Cycles“, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Power and Energy Conversion Conference (PowerEnergy2015), June 28-July 2, 2015, San Diego, California.
G. Liu, E.D. Larson, R.H. Williams, and X. Guo, “Gasoline from Coal and/or Biomass with CO2 Capture and Storage, 1. Process Designs and Performance Analysis,” Energy and Fuels, February 2015. (DOI: 10.1021/ef502667d)
G. Liu, E.D. Larson, R.H. Williams, and X. Guo, “Gasoline from Coal and/or Biomass with CO2 Capture and Storage, 2. Economic Analysis and Strategic Context,” Energy and Fuels, February 2015. (DOI: 10.1021/ef502668n)
R.H. Williams and Zheng Li, 2014: “Toward Getting the Global CCS Enterprise Back on Track,” a paper prepared in support of Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Near-Term Actionable Mitigation Agenda, a report commissioned by the Republic of Nauru (Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States) and presented at the UN Climate Summit, New York, 23 September 2014. Available at www.aosis.org.
T.G. Kreutz and R. Socolow, “Prospective Economics of CO2 Capture and Activation to Transportation Fuels,” the 12th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 13-16 May 2013.
C. Arnold, G. Davies, T. Kreutz, W. Powell, M. Schwartz, R. Socolow, and D. Steingart, “Grid–Scale Energy Storage for Burgeoning Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities,” Energy Technology Distillate, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University, December 2013.
Larson, E.D. and Z. Li (Co-Convening Lead Authors), R.H. Williams (Lead Author), and T. Fleisch, G. Liu, G. Nicolaides, X. Ren, “Fossil Energy Systems,” Chapter 12 of The Global Energy Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2012.
Williams, R.H., G. Liu, E.D. Larson, and T.G. Kreutz. (2011). Low-C power from fossil fuel and biomass with synthetic fuels coproduction. Paper prepared for ACS Fuel Division Symposium on Fuels, Chemicals, Materials, and Energy from Biomass, Coal, and Natural Resources, Anaheim California, 27-31 March.
Panel on Alternative Liquid Transportation Fuels, Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass: Technological Costs, Status, and Environmental Impacts, National Academies Press, Washington DC, 20 May 2009. (Though not authors, Kreutz, Larson, Liu, and Williams provided extensive inputs to the Panel members who prepared this report. The report is one of three panel reports backing up the major National Research Council Study, America’s Energy Future: Technology and Transformation, the summary of which was published in June 2009). The estimated energy and carbon balances, capital costs, and synfuel production costs for synthetic fuels derived from coal, biomass, and coal + biomass published in both the report of the Alternative Liquid Transportation Fuels report and the America’s Energy Future study are the values provided to the NRC by the Princeton ESAG.
Carbo, M., T.G. Kreutz, R.H. Williams, R.W. van den Brink, D. Jansen, R.H. Socolow, and A.H.M. Verkooijen. (2009). CO2 slurries for transport and pressurization of low rank coals in IGCC power plants with CCS, Poster presentation. Proceedings of the 8th Annual DOE/NETL Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, 4-7 May.
Williams, R.H. (2009). A CCS early action initiative to spur realization at low cost of multiple low-carbon and energy security benefits at existing coal power plant sites. Poster presentation. Proceedings of the 8th Annual DOE/NETL Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 4-7, 2009.
R. Williams, E. Larson, G. Liu, and T. Kreutz. (2008). Fischer-Tropsch Fuels from Coal and Biomass: Strategic Advantages of Once-Through (‘Polygeneration’) Configurations, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Washington, DC, 16-20 November.
R.H. Williams, E.D. Larson, and H. Jin. (2006). Synthetic fuels in a world with high oil and carbon prices. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Trondheim, Norway, 19-22 June.
Larson, E.D., S. Consonni, R. Katofsky, K. Iisa, and D. Frederick. (2006). A Cost-Benefit Assessment of Gasification-Based Biorefining in the Kraft Pulp and Paper Industry. Final Report (4 Volumes) – Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University.
K. Thambimuthu, M. Soltanieh, and J.C. Abanades (coordinating lead authors) and R. Allam, O. Boland, J. Davison, P. Feron, F. Goede, A. Herrera, M. Iijima, D. Jansen, I. Leites, P. Mathieu, E. Rubin, D. Simbeck, K. Warmuzinski, M. Wilkinson, and R.H. Williams. (2005). Capture of CO2, Chapter 3 in Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, a Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 431 pages.
J. Gale (coordinating lead author) and J. Bradshaw, Z. Chen, A. Garg, D. Gomez, H.-H. Rogner, D. Simbeck, and R.H. Williams (lead authors). (2005). Sources of CO2, Chapter 2 in Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, a Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 431 pages.
Goldemberg, J., and T.B. Johansson, eds. (2004). World Energy Assessment: Overview, 2004 Update [with contributions from 21 authors, including Williams], United Nations Development Programme, New York, 85 pages. The WEA is a project of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and the World Energy Council.
Williams, R.H. (2003). Toward zero emissions for transportation using fossil fuels. pp. 63-103, in Proceedings of the VIII Biennial Asilomar Conference on Transportation, Energy, and Environmental Policy: Managing Transitions, K.S. Kurani and D. Sperling (eds.), Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 284 pp.
Williams, R.H. (2002). Nuclear and alternative energy supply options for an environmentally constrained world: a long-term perspective, Chapter 6, pp. 85-122, in Nuclear Power and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons: Can We Have One Without the Other?, P. Leventhal, S. Tanzer, and S. Dolley, eds., Brassey’s, Washington, DC, 340 pp.
Larson, E.D. and Johansson, T.B.J. (2001). “Future Demands on Forests as a Source of Energy,” Chap. 9 (Forests and Energy) in Forests in a Full World, G.M. Woodwell (ed.), Yale University Press, pp. 110-160.
Wu Z., P. DeLaquil, E.D. Larson, W. Chen, and P. Gao. (2001). Future Implications of China’s Energy-Technology Choices. Prepared for the Working Group on Energy Strategies and Technologies (WGEST), China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED).
WEA Editorial Board. (2000). Overview: Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability—the World Energy Assessment, 28 pp., UN Development Programme, New York. [The Overview of the World Energy Assessment (WEA) is the collective responsibility of the 10 convening lead authors of WEA chapters (of which Williams is one), the Chair, the 5 Vice Chairs, and the 3 representatives of the establishing institutions.]
Goldemberg, J. (Convening Lead Author), and A.K.N. Reddy, K. Smith, and R.H. Williams (Lead Authors). 2000). Rural energy for developing countries, Chapter 10, pp. 369 to 389, in Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability—the World Energy Assessment, 508 pages, UN Development Programme, New York.
Williams, R.H. (Convening Lead Author). (2000). Advanced energy supply technologies, Chapter 8, pp. 274 to 329, in Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability—World Energy Assessment, 508 pages, UN Development Programme, New York.
Williams, R.H., and B. Wells. (1998). Solar-assisted hydrogen production from natural gas with low CO2 emissions, pp. 503-512, in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: Technologies for Activities Implemented Jointly: Proceedings of the International Conference on Activities Implemented Jointly, May 26-29, 1997,Vancouver, British Columbia, P.W.F. Riemer, A.J. Smith, and K.V. Thambimuthu (eds.).
Williams, R.H. (+ other lead authors). (1996). Chapter 19: Energy supply mitigation options, pp. 588-647, in Climate Change 1995 – Impacts, Adaptations and Mitigation of Climate Change: Scientific-Technical Analyses, R.T. Watson, M.C. Zinyowera, R.H. Moss, eds., Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 879 pp.
Subbiah, A., Nilsson, L.J., and Larson, E.D. (1995). “Energy Analysis of a Kraft Pulp Mill: Potential for Energy Efficiency and Advanced Biomass Cogeneration,” 17th Industrial Energy Technology Conf., Houston, TX, April 5-7.
Nilsson, L.J., Larson, E.D., Gilbreath, K.R., and Gupta, A. (1995). “Energy Efficiency and the Pulp and Paper Industry,” American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, September.
Ogden, J.M., Larson, E.D. and Delucchi, M.A. (1994). “A Technical and Economic Assessment of Renewable Transportation Fuels and Technologies,” prepared for the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress.
Larson, E.D., L.C. Rodriguez, and T.R. de Azevedo. (1994). Farm Forestry in Brazil. Prepared for BioResources ’94 Biomass Resources: a means to sustainable development, Bangalore, India.
Williams, R.H. and Larson, E.D. (1993). “Biomass-Gasifier Gas Turbine Power Generating Technology,” prepared for Electric Power Research Institute Conference on Strategic Benefits of Biomass and Waste Fuels, Washington DC, March 30 – April 1.
Johansson, T.B., H. Kelly, A.K.N. Reddy, and R.H. Williams, eds. (1993). Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity, Island Press, Wash., DC, 1160 pp.
Johansson, T.B., H. Kelly, A.K.N. Reddy, and R.H. Williams. (1993). “Renewable Fuels and Electricity for a Growing World Economy: Defining and Achieving the Potential,” Chap. 1 in Burnham (exec. ed.), Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity, Island Press, pp. 1-71.
Svenningsson, P.M. and Larson, E.D. (1991). “Potential Impact of Biomas-Gasifier Gas Turbines on Sweden’s Power System,” in Klass (ed.) Energy from Biomass and Wastes XIV, Institute of Gas Technology, pp. 817-840.
Larson, E.D. and Svenningsson, P.M. (1991). “Development of Biomass Gasification Systems for Gas Turbine Power Generation,” in Klass (ed.) Energy from Biomass and Wastes XIV, Institute of Gas Technology, pp. 797-815.
DeLuchi, M.A., Larson, E.D. and Williams, R.H. (1991). “Hydrogen and Methanol Production from Biomass and Use in Fuel Cell and Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles,” Proceedings of the Joint IEEE/ASME Power Generation Conference, San Diego, CA, October.
Larson, E.D. (1990). “Prospects for Biomass-Gasifier Gas Turbine Cogeneration in the Forest Products Industry: A scoping study,” Working Paper 113, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Princeton University, February.
Larson, E.D. (1990). “Biomass-Gasifier/Gas Turbine Applications in the Pulp and Paper Industry: An Initial Strategy for Reducing Electric Utility CO2 Emissions,” prepared for 9th EPRI Conference on Coal Gasification Power Plants, Palo Alto, CA, October 17-19.
Williams, R.H. and Larson, E.D. (1990). “Power Generation with Natural Gas-Fired Gas Turbines,” in Vergera, Hay, and Hall (eds.) Natural Gas: Its Role and Potential in Economic Development, Westview Press.
Larson, E.D., Ogden, J.M., Williams, R.H. and Hylton, M.G. (1990). “Biomass-fired steam-injected gas-turbine cogeneration for the cane sugar industry,” International Sugar Journal, 92(1095): 49-66.
Ogden, J.M., and R.H. Williams. (1989). Solar Hydrogen: Moving Beyond Fossil Fuels, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC.
Johansson, T.B., B. Bodlund, and R.H. Williams, eds. (1989). Electricity: Efficient End-Use and New Generation Technologies, and Their Planning Implications, Lund University Press, Lund, Sweden, 960 pp.
Williams, R.H. and Larson, E.D. (1989). “Expanding Roles for Gas Turbines in Power Generation,” in Johansson, Bodlund and Williams (eds) Electricity: Efficient End-Use and New Generation Technologies, and Their Planning Implications, Lund University Press, pp. 503-553.
Larson, E.D., Svenningsson, P. and Bjerle, I. (1989). “Biomass Gasification for Gas Turbine Power Generation,” in Johansson, Bodlund and Williams (eds) Electricity: Efficient End-Use and New Generation Technologies, and Their Planning Implications, Lund University Press, pp. 697-739.
Larson, E.D. (1989). “Development of Biomass Gasification Systems for Gas Turbine Cogeneration in the Cane Sugar Industry,” Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, Sao Paulo, Brazil, October.
Goldemberg, J., T.B. Johansson, A.K.N. Reddy, and R.H. Williams. (1988). Energy for a Sustainable World, Wiley Eastern, New Delhi, 517 pp.
Larson, E.D., Ogden, J.M., Williams, R.H., Hylton, M.G. (1988). “Biomass-Fired Steam-Injected Gas-Turbine Cogeneration for the Cane Sugar Industry,” in Proceedings of the XXIII West Indies Sugar Technologists Conference, Bridgetown, Barbados, April 17-22, pp. 279-299.
Larson, E.D., Ogden, J.M., Williams, R.H., Hylton, M.G. (1987). “Biomass-Fired Gas-Turbine Cogeneration at Efficient Cane Sugar Factories: A Jamaican Case Study,” prepared for the Jamaican Association of Sugar Technologists Meeting, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Nov. 5-6.
Larson, E.D., Ogden, J.M. and Williams, R.H. (1987). “New Prospects for Cogeneration in the Cane Sugar Industry,” prepared for the 2nd Pacific Basin Biofuel Workshop, Kauai, Hawaii, April 22-24.
R.H. Williams and E.D. Larson. (1986). “Gas Turbines Could Meet Electricity Demand,” op-ed, The Wall Street Journal, September 17.
R.H. Williams and E.D. Larson. (1986). “Advanced Gas Turbines: An Alternative to Nuclear and Coal Plants,” guest editorial, Turbomachinery International, 17(9): 10.
E.D. Larson and R.H. Williams (eds). (1986). “Report on the NJECL Workshop on Steam-Injected Gas Turbines for Central Station Power Generation,” New Jersey Energy Conservation Laboratory, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Princeton University, April 3.
Ross, M., Larson, E.D. and Williams, R.H. (1985). “Energy Demand and Materials Flows in the Economy,” presented at the Soviet-American Symposium on Energy Conservation, Moscow, June 6-12.
E.D. Larson and R.H. Williams. (1985). “Technical and Economic Analysis of Steam-Injected Gas-Turbine Cogeneration,” in Hafemeister, Kelly, and Levi (eds.), Energy Sources: Conservation and Renewables, American Institute of Physics, New York, pp. 402-425.
R.H. Williams, E.D. Larson and S. Baldwin. (1985). “Advanced Bagasse-Fired Cogeneration Technologies,” presented at the first meeting of the Bioenergy Users’ Network, Bangkok, Thailand, October 1-4.