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Natural Gas and Wind are the Lowest-Cost Generation Technologies for Much of the U.S., New UT Austin Research Shows

Dec. 8, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas — Natural gas and wind are the lowest-cost technology options for new electricity generation across much of the U.S. when cost, public health impacts and environmental effects are considered, according to new research released today by The University of Texas at Austin.

UT Report: Wind, natural gas cheapest electricity if full cost tallied

Dec. 8, 2016

Wind and natural gas are the lowest-cost options for new electrical generation across much of the nation when environmental and public health impacts are considered along with direct expenses such as fuel and transmission lines, according to a report being released Thursday by the University of Texas.

West Texas Talk: Dr Todd Davidson & Dr Joshua Rhodes Of UT Austin’s Energy Institute

Sept. 8, 2017

On this segment of NPR's West Texas Talk, Lorne Matalon speaks with Dr Todd Davidson and Dr Joshua Rhodes, energy scientists based at the University of Texas at Austin's Energy Institute...

Energy Institute cited in DOE grid reliability study

Aug. 30, 2017

Energy Institute Deputy Director Dr. Michael Webber and Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Joshua Rhodes were both cited in a new study on electric grid reliability prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy...