Tidwell, V.C., Bailey, M., Zemlick, K.M. and Moreland, B.D., 2016. Water supply as a constraint on transmission expansion planning in the Western interconnection, Environmental Research Letters, 11(12), 124001.
Tidwell, V.C. and Moreland, B., 2016. Mapping Water Consumption for Energy Production Around the Pacific Rim, Environmental Research Letters, 11(9), 094008.
Hossain, F., Arnold, J., Beighly, E., Brown, C., Burain, S., Chen, J., Mitra, A., Niyogi, D., Pielke, R, Tidwell, V., Wegner, D., 2014. What do experienced water managers think of water resources of our nation and its management infrastructure? PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142073. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142073
Ruddell, B.L., Adams, E.A., Rushforth, R., and Tidwell, V.C., 2014. Embedded resource accounting for coupled natural-human systems: An application to water resource impacts of the western US electrical energy trade, Water Resources Research, 50(10), 7957-7972.
Tidwell, V.C. and Pebbles V., 2015. The Water-Energy-Environment Nexus in the Great Lakes Region: The Case for Integrated Resource Planning, Energy and Environment Research, 5(2), doi:10.5539/eer.v5n2p
Tidwell, V., Moreland, B., Zemlick, K., Roberts, B., Passell, H., Yan, E., Harto, C., Hlohowskyi, I., Hayse, J., Kuiper, J., Goldstein, R., Sehlke, G., Forsgren, C., Jensen, D., Macknick, J., Wigmosta, M., King, C. W., Webber, M. E., Cook, M. A., Larsen, S., Willardson, T., 2015. Integrated Energy-Water Planning in the Western and Texas Interconnections, SAND2015-9298, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.
Tidwell, V.C., Moreland, B. and Zemlick, K., 2014. Geographic footprint of electricity use for water services in the western U.S., Environmental Science and Technology, 48(15), 8897-8904. DOI: 10.1021/es5016845.
Cook, Margaret A, King, Carey W., and Webber, Michael E., “Implications of Thermal Discharge Limits on Future Power Generation in Texas,” paper IMECE2013-65110, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE 2013, November 15-21, San Diego, California USA.
Cook, Margaret A. 2014, “Mitigating the Impacts of Droughts and Heat Waves at Thermoelectric Power Plants in the United States,” Master’s Thesis, University of Texas at Austin.
Harto, C.B., E.Y. Yan, Y.K. Demissie, D. Elcock, V.C. Tidwell, K. Hallett, J. Macknick, M.S. Wigmosta, and T.K. Tesfa, 2011, “Drought Analysis Energy Water Nexus: In Support of Interconnection-Wide Electric Transmission Planning,” Prepared for the US DOE office of energy delivery and energy reliability by Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/EVS/R-11/14, December.
Woldeyesus, T., Macknick, J., Colman, J. (in review). A review of cost and performance characteristics of cooling system options at thermoelectric power plants. NREL Technical Report.
Woldeyesus, T., Macknick, J., Colman, J., Stright, D., Vorum, M. (in review). Quantitative model to determine Water Withdrawal and Consumption Factors of Thermal Power Plants Utilizing Multiple Climate Variables. NREL Technical Report.
n, Y.E., Tidwell, V.C. King, C.W. Cook, M.A. Demissie, Y.K. Harto, C.B. Wigmosta, M.S. Coleman, A. Tesfa, T.K. Moreland, B.D. Zemlick C.M. and Roberts, B.L., 2013. Impact of Future Climate Variability on ERCOT Thermoelectric Power Generation, ANL/EVS/R-13/2, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL.
Tidwell, V.C., Moreland, B.D., Zemlick, K.M., Roberts, B.L., Passell, H.D., Jensen, D., Forsgren, C., Sehlke, G., Cook, M.A., King, C.W., Larsen, S., 2014. Mapping Water Availability and Cost in the Western United States, Environmental Research Letters, 9(6), 064009.
Tidwell, V.C., 2015. Planning for the Electricity-Water Nexus, Water Resources IMPACT, 17(2), 7-10.
Yan, Y.E., Demissie, Y.K., Wigmosta, M.S., Tidwell, V.C., and King, C.W., 2013, Potential drought impacts on electricity generation in Texas, paper Power2013-98318, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Power Conference, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2013.
Harto, C., T. Kimell, D. Elcock, “Estimating Annual Water Consumption for Fossil Fuel Production in the Western US“, soon to be submitted to Environmental Science and Technology Letters.
Iseman, T. and Tidwell, V.C., 2015. Integrated Modeling of the Energy-Water Nexus in the American West, Chapter 16 in Climate, Energy and Water, Pittock, J., Hussey, K. and Dovers, S. (eds.), Cambridge University Press.
Macknick, J., Newmark, R., Heath, G., and Hallett, K.C., 2011. A review of operational water consumption and withdrawal factors for electricity generating technologies. NREL Report No. TP-5A20-50900.
Macknick, J., Newmark, R., Heath, G., and Hallett, K.C., 2012. Operational water consumption and withdrawal factors for electricity generating technologies: a review of existing literature. Environmental Research Letters. 7 (045802).
Zemlick, K., V.C. Tidwell, B.L. Roberts and C.R. Castillo, Suitability assessment of non-potable water to meet the electricity generation demands in 2030, Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education, 151, 95-105, 2013.
Yan, E.Y., V.C. Tidwell, C.W. King, M.A. Cook, Y.K. Demissie, C.B. Harto, M.S. Wigmosta, A. Coleman, T.K. Tesfa, B.D. Moreland, C.M. Zemlick and B.L. Roberts, “Impact of Future Climate Variability on ERCOT Themoelectric Power Generation”.
Tidwell, V.C., Passell, H., Moreland, B. and Castillo, C., 2011. Energy-Water Analysis of the 10-Year WECC Transmission Planning Study Cases, SAND2011-7281, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.
Harto, C.B. and Yan, Y.E., 2011, Analysis of Drought Impacts on Electricity Production in the Western and Texas Interconnections of the United States, ANL/EVS/R-11/14, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL.
Tidwell, V.C., Gasper, J., Goldstein, R., Macknick, J., Sehlke, G., Webber, M. and Wigmosta, M., 2013. Integrated Energy-Water Planning in the Western and Texas Interconnections, ASME 2013 Power Conference, POWER 2013, Boston, MA, July 29 to August 1.
Yan, E., Gaspar, J., Tidwell, V., Wigmosta, M., and King, C., Impacts of Potential Future Drought on Thermoelectricity Generation, Groundwater Protection Council Annual Forum 2013, St. Louis, Missouri, September 23-25, 2013.
Yan, E., Wigmosta, M., Tidwell, V., and King, C., Impacts of Potential Future Droughts on Electricity Generation, Abstract H11J-1277, presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December 9-13 2013.
Harto, C.B., 2012, “Energy and Water in the Western and Texas Interconnections,” presented at the DOE Electric Reliability and Drought Workshop, Denver, CO, July 25-26.
Harto, C.B., Y.E. Yan, and V.C. Tidwell, 2012, “Risk to Electricity Generation from Drought in the Western United States”, presented at the Energy Utility, and Environment Conference, Phoenix AZ, January 30-February 1.
Tidwell, V.C., 2012. Energy and Water in the Western and Texas Interconnections, Fall Meeting of the Western States Water Council, San Antonio, TX, October 11, 2012.
Tidwell, V.C., Macknick, J., Zemlick, K., Sanchez, J., Woldeyesus, T., Transitioning to zero freshwater withdrawl in the U.S. for Thermoelectric Generation, Applied Energy, in press, 2014.
Tidwell, V.C., Malczynski, L.A., Kobos, P.H., G. Klise, E. Shuster, Potential impacts of electric power production utilizing natural gas, renewables and carbon capture and sequestration on U.S. freshwater resources, Environmental Science and Technology, in press, 2013.
Tidwell, V.C., Kobos, P.H., L.A. Malczynski, G. Klise, C.R. Castillo, Exploring the water-thermoelectric power nexus, Journal of Water Planning and Management, 138(5), 491-501, 2012.
Pacsi, A.P., Sanders, K.T., Webber, M.E., Allen, D.T., Spatial and temporal impacts on water consumption in Texas from shale gas development and use, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2014.