Andy Ford: Energy Publications

Areas of Research and Application
1. Simulating Carbon Policy and Renewables Policy in the Electric Power Industry (2005-2012)
 2. Improved Modeling Methods in the Power Industry, Research for the NSF (2002-2007)
 3. Boom & Bust in the Power Industry, Research for the CEC, BPA and EPRI (1999-2002)
 4. Energy Policy in California: Electric Cars, Feebates and the Strategic Fuels Reserve (1994-2005)
 5. Utility Policies to Promote Conservation and Efficiency, Research for the BPA (1983-1997)
 6. Large and Small Power Plants and their Impacts in the Rocky Mountain West (1978-1980)
1. Simulating Carbon Policy and Renewables Policy in the Electric Power Industry (2005-2013)

conference paper
(15 pages, 1,208 KB)

Simuating the Value of Advanced Electricity Storage:
Initial Results from a Case Study of the Ontario Power System
International System Dynamics Conference, Cambridge, MA, July 2013.

 conference paper
(26 pages, 674 KB)

 Greening the Economy with New Markets:
System Dynamics Simulations of Energy and Environmental Markets
main focus: the of a "Cap and Dividend" carbon policy on the power system in the western USA
International System Dynamics Conference, Seoul, Korea, July 2010.

  Journal Article
(18 pages, 379 KB)

  Simulation Scenarios for Rapid Reduction in Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the Western Electricity System
Energy Policy, Vol 36, 2008.

 book chapter

 Global Climate Change and the Electric Power Industry,
Competitive Electricity Markets: Design, Implementation and Performance, P. Sioshansi, Editor, Elsevier, March 2008.

 Journal Article
(33 pages, 271 KB)

 Simulating Price Patterns for Tradable Green Certificates to Promote Electricity Generation from Wind
Andrew Ford, Klaus Vogstad & Hilary Flynn, Energy Policy, Vol 35, 2007

 conference paper
(23 pages, 496 KB)

 A System Dynamics Study of Carbon Cycling and Electricity Generation from Energy Crops
Hilary Flynn & Andrew Ford, International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Boston, July 2005
 2. Improved Modeling Methods in the Power Industry, Research for the NSF (2002-2007)

  Journal Article
(30 pages, 744 KB)

 An Interdisciplinary Approach to Long-Term Modeling for Power System Expansion
A. Dimitrovski, A. Ford & K. Tomsovic, Journal of Critical Infrastructures, Vol 3, 2007

 conference paper
(55 pages, 1,786 KB)

  Simulating the Impact of a Carbon Market on the Electricity System in the Western USA
International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Neijmegen, July 2005

 Journal Article

 Statistical Screening of System Dynamics Models
Andrew Ford & Hilary Flynn, System Dynamics Review, Vol 21, Nu 4, 2005
  3. Boom & Bust in the Power Industry, Research for the CEC, BPA and EPRI (1999-2002)

 Journal Article
(15 pages, 353 KB)

 Boom & Bust in Power Plant Construction: Lessons from the California Electricity Crisis
Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol 2, Nu 1/2, June 2002, a special issue on the "California Energy Crisis"

 Workshop Paper
(52 pages, 757 KB
  

 Simulation Scenarios for the Western Electricity Market
California Energy Commission Workshop on Alternative Market Structures, November 7, 2001

 Conference Paper
(11 pages, 105 KB)

  Conservation in an Era of Boom and Bust
Conference on Conservation or Crisis, a Northwest Choice, Portland, Oregon, September 24, 2001

  Journal Article
(43 pages, 457 KB)

 Waiting for the Boom: A Simulation Study of Power Plant Construction in California
Energy Policy, Vol 29, p. 847-869, 2001

Summary
(9 pages, 187 KB)

 An Interactive Model of Power Plant Construction
Summary of the Flight Simulator for the EPRI Workshop on Boom and Bust in the Competitive Electric Industry, Aug 3, 2000.

 CEC Report
(11 pages, 231 KB)

 Simulating Patterns of Power Plant Construction with the CEC Model
Summary Report to the California Energy Commission, November 14, 2000.

 Journal Article

 Cycles in Competitive Electricity Markets: A Simulation Study of the Western United States,
Energy Policy , Vol 27, 1999.
 4. Energy Policy in California: Electric Cars, Feebates and the Strategic Fuels Reserve (1994-2005)

Journal Article

 Simulating the Impacts of a Strategic Fuels Reserve in California,
Energy Policy, Vol 33, 2005.

Book Chapter

Simulating the Controllability of Feebates,
in Strategic Development: Methods and Models, Dyson and O'Brien, editors, Wiley, 1998

Journal Article

Simulating a Combination of Feebates and Scrappage Incentives to Reduce Vehicle Emissions
T. BenDor and A. Ford, Energy: The International Journal, July 2006.

 Journal Article

 The Impacts of Large Scale Use of Electric Vehicles in Southern California,
Energy & Buildings, Vol 22, 1995.

Journal Article

Electric Vehicles and the Electric Utility Company,
Energy Policy, 1994.
 5. Utility Policies to Promote Conservation and Efficiency, Research for the BPA (1983-1997)

Journal Article

System Dynamics and the Electric Power Industry,
System Dynamics Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring 1997.

Journal Article

Estimating the Impact of Efficiency Standards on the Uncertainty of the Northwest Electric System
Operations Research, July-August, 1990.

Journal Article

Using System Dynamics for Conservation Policy Analysis in the Pacific Northwest
A. Ford and M. Bull, System Dynamics Review, Winter 1989.

 Journal Article

Bonneville's Conservation Policy Analysis Models
A. Ford, M. Bull and R. Naill, Energy Policy, April 1987.

Journal Article

A Simpler Method for Calculating the Cost of Conservation Subsidies for an Electric Utility,
A. Ford and S. Harris, Energy Policy, September 1984.

 Journal Article

 Simulating the Spiral of Impossibility in the Electric Utility Industry
A. Ford and A. Youngblood, Energy Policy, March 1983.
 6. Large and Small Power Plants and their Impacts in the Rocky Mountain West (1978-1980)

Journal
Articles

A New Look at Small Power Plants
a collection of papers in a special series of articles in Environment, March - June 1980
a collection of papers in a special edition of Energy Systems and Policy, Vol. 4, No. 1-2, 1980

 Technical
Report

 An Economic and Environmental Analysis of Large and Small
Electric Power Stations in the Rocky Mountain West
A. Ford and T. Flaim, editors, report LA-8033-MS of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, October 1979.

Journal Article

Which Policy Run Is Best, and Who Says So?
P. Gardiner and A. Ford, TIMS Studies in the Management Sciences: System Dynamics, North-Holland Press, 1980.

Lab Report

Breaking the Stalemate: An Analysis of Boom Town Mitigation Policies,
Journal of Interdisciplinary Modeling and Simulation, January 1978.

Journal Article

Summary Description of the Boom1 Model, Dynamica, Vol 4, Part 1, 1977