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Distributed wind resource assessment: Comparing measured annual energy production with predictions from computational fluid dynamics

Martindale, D. L. & Acker, T. L., Dec 1 2019, In : Wind Engineering. 43, 6, p. 657-672 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational fluid dynamics
Wind turbines
Surface roughness
Boundary conditions
Economics
Reverse osmosis
Desalination
genetic algorithm
desalination
Genetic algorithms
2018

Graduate and undergraduate university programs in wind energy in the United States

Swift, A., Tegen, S., Acker, T. L., Manwell, J., Pattison, C. & McGowan, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Wind Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Education
Industry
Electricity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydropower impacts on electrical system production costs in the Southwest United States

Bain, D. M. & Acker, T. L., Feb 1 2018, In : Energies. 11, 2, en11020368.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroelectric power
Drought
Operating costs
Electricity
Rivers

Implications of energy storage and climate change for pollution control under the Clean Air Act

Wadsack, K., Nielsen, E., Auberle, W. & Acker, T. L., Dec 1 2018, In : Electricity Journal. 31, 10, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution control
Climate change
Energy storage
Gas plants
Air
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Applying the kriging method to predicting irradiance variability at a potential PV power plant

Monger, S. H., Morgan, E. R., Dyreson, A. R. & Acker, T. L., Feb 1 2016, In : Renewable Energy. 86, p. 602-610 9 p., 7088.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Power plants
Sensors
Sensor arrays
Interpolation
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Practical Experience with a Mobile Methanol Synthesis Device

Morgan, E. R. & Acker, T. L., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 137, 6, 064506.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanol
Water
Carbon dioxide
Electricity
Hydrogen
2014
19 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling solar irradiance smoothing for large PV power plants using a 45-sensor network and the Wavelet Variability Model

Dyreson, A. R., Morgan, E. R., Monger, S. H. & Acker, T. L., 2014, In : Solar Energy. 110, p. 482-495 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensor networks
Power plants
Sensors
Agglomeration
Testing
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Energy inefficiency in industrial agriculture: You are what you eat

Acker, T. L., Atwater, C. & Smith, D. H., Oct 2 2013, In : Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy. 8, 4, p. 420-430 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agriculture
Water
Engineering technology
Farms
Sustainable development
2012

Editorial

Acker, T. L., Feb 1 2012, In : Wind Engineering. 36, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Integration of wind and hydropower systems: Results of IEA wind task 24

Acker, T. L., Robitaille, A., Holttinen, H., Piekutowski, M. & Tande, J. O. G., Feb 1 2012, In : Wind Engineering. 36, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs

The global potentials for small-to mid-sized wind (10-500 kW) production: Using a Kenyan case study

Acker, T. L., Smith, D. H., Weathers, B. & Zinenko, A., Jan 2012, In : Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy. 7, 1, p. 91-103 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
market
Wind turbines
Electricity
wind turbine
3 Citations (Scopus)

Wind integration impacts on hydropower and system balancing operations in the Grant County PUD

Acker, T. L., Buechler, J. T., Knitter, K., Conway, K. J. & Noteboom, R., Feb 1 2012, In : Wind Engineering. 36, 1, p. 81-96 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Public utilities
Planning
2011
5 Citations (Scopus)
desalination
groundwater
groundwater resource
resource
aquifer
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

Energy and water use in Arizona agriculture

Acker, T. L., Glauth, M., Atwater, C., French, E. & Smith, D. H., Oct 2010, In : Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy. 5, 4, p. 315-326 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy use
Agriculture
water use
Crops
agriculture
2008
19 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating the economic benefits of wind energy projects using Monte Carlo simulation with economic input/output analysis

Williams, S. K., Acker, T. L., Goldberg, M. & Greve, M., Jul 2008, In : Wind Energy. 11, 4, p. 397-414 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Economics
Wages
Sensitivity analysis
Monte Carlo simulation
119 Citations (Scopus)

Using standard deviation as a measure of increased operational reserve requirement for wind power

Holttinen, H., Milligan, M., Kirby, B., Acker, T. L., Neimane, V. & Molinski, T., 2008, In : Wind Engineering. 32, 4, p. 355-378 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
4 Citations (Scopus)

Wind integration cost impact study for the Arizona public service company: Modeling approach and results

Acker, T. L., Zavadil, R., Potter, C. & Flood, R., 2008, In : Wind Engineering. 32, 4, p. 339-354 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Costs
Industry
Power plants
2007
49 Citations (Scopus)

Wind resource assessment in the state of Arizona: Inventory, capacity factor, and cost

Acker, T. L., Williams, S. K., Duque, E. P. N., Brummels, G. & Buechler, J., Jul 2007, In : Renewable Energy. 32, 9, p. 1453-1466 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Costs
Taxation
Electric lines
Information systems
2006
1 Citation (Scopus)

Energy planning for Indian nations within the WRAP: A field guide

Acker, T. L., Jones, C. & Smith, D. H., 2006, In : American Indian Culture and Research Journal. 30, 4, p. 115-132 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy
planning
Energy
Planning

Recommendations for reducing energy consumption and improving air quality through Energy efficiency on native-American lands

Acker, T. L., Auberle, W. M., Eastwood, J. D., Laroche, D. R., Ormond, A. S., Slack, R. P. & Smith, D. H., Sep 1 2006, In : Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy. 1, 3, p. 223-234 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air quality
energy efficiency
Energy efficiency
air quality
Energy utilization
2005
2 Citations (Scopus)
ethnic group
energy
efficiency
economics
2003

Implications of the regional haze rule on renewable and wind energy development on native American lands in the west

Acker, T. L., Auberle, W. M., Duque, E. P. N., Jeffery, W. D., Laroche, D. R., Masayesva, V. & Smith, D. H., Oct 2003, In : Wind Energy. 6, 4, p. 347-354 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Renewable energy resources
Energy resources
Economics
Air
1994
11 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion zone-acoustic cavity interactions in rocket combustors

Acker, T. L. & Mitchell, C. E., Mar 1994, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 10, 2, p. 235-243 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

combustion chambers
Rockets
rockets
Combustors
absorbers