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1.  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

2.  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

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.  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


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5.  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.


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6.  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.

7.  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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8.  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.


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9.  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.

10.  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

11.  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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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.  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.

14.  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

15.  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

16.  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.


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17.  Newmark, R.; Macknick, J.; Heath, G.; Ong, S.; Denholm, P.; Marglis, R.; Roberts, B. (2012). Implications of Future Energy Choices in the Energy-Water-Land Nexus (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 19 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-6A20-54951.

18.  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


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19.  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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20.  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). High Penetration of Renewable Energy in the Transportation Sector: Scenarios, Barriers, and Enablers; Preprint. 9 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-6A20-54442.


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21.  Heath, G.; O'Donoughue, P.; Whitaker, M. (2012). Life Cycle GHG Emissions from Conventional Natural Gas Power Generation: Systematic Review and Harmonization (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 15 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-6A20-57229.

22.  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


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23.  Heath, G. (2012). Systematic Review and Harmonization of Life Cycle GHG Emission Estimates for Electricity Generation Technologies (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 27 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-6A20-54871.

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.  Mai, T.; Wiser, R.; Sandor, D.; Brinkman, G.; Heath, G.; Denholm, P.; Hostick, D.J.; Darghouth, N.; Schlosser, A.; Strzepek, K. (2012). Renewable Electricity Futures Study. Volume 1: Exploration of High-Penetration Renewable Electricity Futures. (Volume 1 of 4). Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory 280 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-52409-1.



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