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1.  O'Donoughue, P. R.; Heath, G. A.; Dolan, S. L.; Vorum, M. (2014). Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Electricity Generated from Conventionally Produced Natural Gas: Systematic Review and Harmonization. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 18(1), February 2014; pp. 125-144; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-61229. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz4021525

2.  Heath, G. A.; O'Donoughue, P.; Arent, D. J.; Bazilian, M. (2014). Harmonization of Initial Estimates of Shale Gas Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Electric Power Generation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 111(31), 5 August 2014; pp. E3167-E3176; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-58123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1309334111

3.  Warner, E.; Zhang, Y.; Inman, D.; Heath, G. (2014). Challenges in the Estimation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Biofuel-Induced Global Land-Use Change. Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. Vol. 8(1), January/February 2014; pp. 114-125; NREL Report No. JA-5100-61691. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bbb.1434

4.  Brandt, A. R.; Heath, G. A.; Kort, E. A.; O'Sullivan, F.; Petron, G.; Jordaan, S. M.; Tans, P.; Wilcox, J.; Gopstein, A. M.; Arent, D.; Wofsy, S.; Brown, N. J.; Bradley, R.; Stucky, G. D.; Eardley, D.; Harriss, R. (2014). Methane Leaks from North American Natural Gas Systems. Science. Vol. 343(6172), 14 February 2014; pp. 733-735; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-60924. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1247045

5.  Arent, D.; Pless, J.; Mai, T.; Wiser, R.; Hand, M.; Baldwin, S.; Heath, G.; Macknick, J.; Bazilian, M.; Schlosser, A.; Denholm, P. (2014). Implications of High Renewable Electricity Penetration in the U.S. for Water Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Land-Use, and Materials Supply. Applied Energy. Vol. 123, 15 June 2014; pp. 368-377; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-59175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.12.022

6.  Bergesen, J. D.; Heath, G. A.; Gibon, T.; Suh, S. (2014). Thin-Film Photovoltaic Power Generation Offers Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increasing Environmental Co-benefits in the Long Term. Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 48(16), 19 August 2014; pp. 9834-9843; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-60684. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es405539z

7.  Bazilian, M.; Brandt, A. R.; Billman, L.; Heath, G.; Logan, J.; Mann, M.; Melaina, M.; Statwick, P.; Arent, D.; Benson, S. M. (2014). Ensuring Benefits from North American Shale Gas Development: Towards a Research Agenda. Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. Vol. 7, September 2014; pp. 71-74; NREL Report No. JA-6A50-61379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juogr.2014.01.003


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8.  Heath, G. (2014). U.S. Natural Gas System Methane Emissions: State of Knowledge from LCAs, Inventories, and Atmospheric Measurements (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 49 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-6A20-61686.

9.  Zhang, Y.; Heath, G.; Carpenter, A.; Fisher, N. (2013). Air Pollutant Emissions from Large-Scale Bioenergy Feedstock Production in 2022 in Relation to National Emissions Inventory. Proceedings of the 106th Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE 2013), 25-28 June 2013, Chicago, Illinois. Pittsburgh, PA: Air and Waste Management Association Volume 4: pp. 3024-3029; NREL Report No. CP-6A20-58158.

10.  Meldrum, J.; Nettles-Anderson, S.; Heath, G.; Macknick, J. (2013). Life Cycle Water Use for Electricity Generation: A Review and Harmonization of Literature Estimates. Article No. 015031. Environmental Research Letters. Vol. 8(1), January-March 2013; 18 pp.; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-56713. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015031


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11.  Turchi, C. S.; Heath, G. A. (2013). Molten Salt Power Tower Cost Model for the System Advisor Model (SAM). 53 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-5500-57625.


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12.  Logan, J.; Heath, G.; Macknick, J.; Paranhos, E.; Boyd, W.; Carlson, K. (2013). Executive Summary - Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity. 19 pp.; NREL Report No. BR-6A50-57702.


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13.  Ong, S.; Campbell, C.; Denholm, P.; Margolis, R.; Heath, G. (2013). Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States. 47 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-56290.

14.  Whitaker, M. B.; Heath, G. A.; Burkhardt, J. J.; Turchi, C. S. (2013). Life Cycle Assessment of a Power Tower Concentrating Solar Plant and the Impacts of Key Design Alternatives. Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 47(11), 4 June 2013; pp. 5896-5903; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-57618. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es400821x


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15.  Melaina, M. W.; Heath, G.; Sandor, D.; Steward, D.; Vimmerstedt, L.; Warner, E.; Webster, K. W. (2013). Transportation Energy Futures Series: Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Expansion: Costs, Resources, Production Capacity, and Retail Availability for Low-Carbon Scenarios. 118 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-55640; DOE/GO-102013-3710.

16.  Vimmerstedt, L.; Brown, A.; Heath, G.; Mai, T.; Melaina, M.; Newes, E.; Ruth, M.; Simpkins, T.; Warner, E.; Bertram, K.; Plotkin, S.; Patel, D.; Stephens, T.; Vyas, A. (2013). Potential Reductions in Emissions and Petroleum Use in Transportation: Perspectives from the Transportation Energy Futures Project. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2375, 2013; pp. 37-44; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-61242. http://dx.doi.org/10.3141/2375-05


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17.  Carpenter, A.; Heath, G.; Inman, D.; Mann, M.; Warner, E.; Zhang, Y. (2013). Selected Highlights of LCA Activities at NREL (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 29 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-6A20-60059.

18.  Whitaker, M.; Heath, G. A.; O'Donoughue, P.; Vorum, M. (2012). Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Coal-Fired Electricity Generation: Systematic Review and Harmonization. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 16(Supplement 1), April 2012; pp. S53-S72; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-50165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00465.x

19.  Heath, G. A.; Mann, M. K. (2012). Background and Reflections on the Life Cycle Assessment Harmonization Project. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 16(Supplement 1), April 2012; pp. S8-S11; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-54177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00478.x

20.  Warner, E. S.; Heath, G. A. (2012). Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Nuclear Electricity Generation: Systematic Review and Harmonization. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 16(Supplement 1), April 2012; pp. S73-S92; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-48514. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00472.x

21.  Hsu, D. D.; O'Donoughue, P.; Fthenakis, V.; Heath, G. A.; Kim, H. C.; Sawyer, P.; Choi, J. K.; Turney, D. E. (2012). Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Electricity Generation: Systematic Review and Harmonization. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 16(Supplement 1), April 2012; pp. S122-S135; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-50153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2011.00439.x

22.  Vimmerstedt, L.; Brown, A.; Heath, G.; Mai, T.; Ruth, M.; Melaina, M.; Simpkins, T.; Steward, D.; Warner, E.; Bertram, K.; Plotkin, S.; Patel, D.; Stephens, T.; Vyas, A. (2012). WREF 2012: High Penetration of Renewable Energy in the Transportation Sector: Scenarios, Barriers, and Enablers. Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Forum, 13-17 May 2012, Denver, Colorado (CD-ROM). Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society (ASES) 7 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-6A20-57045.

23.  Brandao, M.; Heath, G.; Cooper, J. (2012). What Can Meta-Analyses Tell Us About the Reliability of Life Cycle Assessment for Decision Support?. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 16(Supplement 1), April 2012; pp. S3-S7; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-54154. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00477.x

24.  Macknick, J.; Newmark, R.; Heath, G.; Hallett, K. C.; Meldrum, J.; Nettles-Anderson, S. (2012). Operational Water Consumption and Withdrawal Factors for Electricity Generating Technologies: A Review of Existing Literature. Article No. 045802. Environmental Research Letters. Vol. 7(4), October-December 2012; 10 pp.; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-56244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/045802


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25.  Heath, G.; Burkhardt, J.; Turchi, C. (2012). Life Cycle Environmental Impacts Resulting from the Manufacture of the Heliostat Field for a Reference Power Tower Design in the United States: Preprint. 9 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-6A20-56452.



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