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Michael STAVY, Renewable Energy Technology and Finance©
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Energy Storage Technology and Finance
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The 2017 Chicago Climate Charter, 2015 Paris Climate Accord, Carbon Trading, the Carbon Tax
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31 Papers and Counting

Abstracts of Michael STAVY'S Published Papers and Presentations
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My August 2002 JSEE Paper is Specifically Cited in 11 Papers


My Papers on Climate Change

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PAPER at WindPower 2018, 7-10 May, Chicago
C U in Vegas

PAPER at Solar Power International 2017, 10-13 September, Las Vegas
Nice Seeing you at SPI13

PAPER at Solar Power International 2013, 21-24 October, Chicago
Warsaw, Poland

Paper at the 2010 European Wind Energy Conference, 20-23 April, Warsaw Poland
Nice meeting with you in Marseille

PRESENTATION at the EWEC 2009 Marseille, France 16 - 19 March 2009
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Paper at the 2009 Michigan Wind Conference 3-4 March 2009, Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI
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WINDPOWER 2009, May 4-7, Chicago, IL USA

Press for the CHICAGO EDITION of my 2009 EWEC Paper
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PRESENTATION at the 2008 Latin American Wind Energy Conference, November 5-7, Guadalajara, MX

PRESENTATION at WINDPOWER 2008, June 1-4, Houston, TX

PRESENTATION at the 2008 European Wind Energy Conference, 31 March-3 April, Brussels. Belgium
Nice seeing you in LA

PAPER, "The Economics of Storing Wind Electricity as Hydrogen" at WindPower 2007 June 3-6 Los Angeles, CA USA
Kellogg Graduate School of Management Class of 1969

QUOTED in the Northwestern Alumni Magazine, Winter, 2007
Storing Wind Electricity as Hydrogen

PAPER "The Technology of Storing Wind Electrcity as Hydrogen" at the European Wind Energy Conference, 7-10 May, 2007, Milan, Italy
Storing Wind Electricity as Hydrogen

PAPER at the POWER GEN Renewable Energy and Fuels Conference, March 6-8, 2007, Las Vegas, NV
Spoke to Reporters

PRESENTATION "Reporting the Wind Story" At the Seminar "Reporting Energy Issues in the Midwest", Sponsored by the Foundation for American Communications, Urbana, IL September 14, 2006
Spark, November 2005

Letter to the Editor of SPARK, November, 2005
Clear Creek Public Radio

"US Energy Sources and Uses" October 29, 2005 Interview on KYGT, Clear Creek County, CO Public Radio
Illinois’ Voluntary Renewable Portfolio Standard

MY 2005 COMMENTS to Illinois Commerce Commision Concerning lllinois' Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

MY ANSWERS to Certain Questions Concerning Illinois' 2005 RPS (Renewable Portfolio Standard)
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My 4 October 2005 Speech to the Sierra Club, Chicago Group, North Shore Program
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PUBLISHED "January 3, 2005 Letter to the Editor" in Crain's Chicago Business
Journal of Solar Energy Engineering

PAPER "Carbon Content of Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel" in the February, 2005 Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
The Cost of Wind Electricity

PAPER "Worksheet to Compute the Cost Wind Electricity", World Renewable Energy Conference-VIII, Denver, CO USA, August 29-September 3, 2004
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER California Climate Change Center's First Annual Conference on Climate Change, June 9-10, 2004, Sacramento, CA
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER, National Hydrogen Association 20O4 Convention, April 26-30, 2004, Los Angeles, CA
Paper on Kyoto Protocol

PAPER-Global WINDPOWER 2004 Conference, Chicago, IL USA, 28-31 March 2004
Levelized Cost and Carbon Content of Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel

PAPER-United States Association for Energy Economics-NCAC-Washington, DC, Friday, December 19, 2003
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER-Illinois Economics Association's 33rd Annual Meeting, October 17-18, 2003, Chicago, IL
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER-American Solar Energy Society's SOLAR 2003 Conference, June 21-23, 2003, Austin,TX
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PAPER-International Solar Energy Society-SOLAR WORLD CONFERENCE 2003-14-19 June 2003,Goteborg, Sweden
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PAPER-European Wind Energy Association-2003 EUROPEAN WIND ENERGY CONFERENCE 16-20 June 2003-Madrid,Spain
Journal of Solar Energy Engineering

PAPER "Worksheet to compute the Levelized Cost of PV electricity", Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, August 2002
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PAPER, 2002 Global Windpower Conference, 2-5 April, Paris France


  PAPER "Carbon Content of Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel" in the February, 2005 Journal of Solar Energy Engineering

Michael STAVY  
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My paper, The Carbon Content of Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel Produced By Hydrogen Electrolysis, was published in the Journal of Solar Energy Engineering (JSEE), February, 2005, Vol 127, Page 161. 


You can download my article (US$25) from the JSEE web site. To find my paper do an advanced search (by author) @


                                                                                                                ABSTRACT (ENGLISH)


This paper discusses the four points in Kreith and Isler’s August, 2002 Journal of Solar Energy Engineering  Discussion Note, Comments Dealing with Fuel Cell Energy Policy and Renewable Energy. The paper compares the carbon emissions (gm-CO2/mi) of the current US passenger gasoline vehicle (GV) fleet with a proposed US passenger hydrogen vehicle (HV) fleet. The paper uses the efficiency method to compute of the carbon content (gm-CO2/gal-H2) of hydrogen vehicle fuel (HVF) produced by a hydrogen electrolyzer (HE).  The carbon content of the electricity (gm-CO2/kWh) used to power a HE is used to compute the carbon content of the HVF. The fuel efficiency (mpg) of the current US GV fleet and of the proposed HV fleet are used to compute the carbon emissions of the two fleets. Kreith and Isler’s four points are demonstrated for H2 from a HE. Equations and a list of abbreviations are provided.




Cette étude aborde les quatre points de la Note de Kreith et Isler du Journal of Solar Energy Engineering d’Août 2002, Commentaires concernant  la politique de l’hydrogène énergie  et les énergies renouvables. Cette étude compare les émissions de carbone (gm-CO2/mile) du parc américain actuel de voitures particulières à essence (GV) avec un parc de voitures particulières à hydrogène. L’étude utilise différentes méthodes pour calculer le contenu en carbone (gm-CO2/gal-H2) du carburant de la voiture à hydrogène (HVF) produit par l’électrolyse de l’hydrogène (HE). Le contenu en carbone de l’électricité (gm-CO2/kWh) nécessaire pour faire marcher l’électrolyse (HE) est utilisé pour calculer le contenu en carbone du carburant de la voiture à hydrogène (HVF). Les performances du carburant (mpg) du parc américain actuel  des voitures particulières à essence (GV) et celle du parc proposé des voitures à hydrogène (HV) sont utilisées pour calculer les émissions de carbone des deux flottes. Les quatre points de Kreith et Isler sont démontrés pour l’hydrogène(H2) de l’électrolyse (HE). Les équations et la  liste des abréviations figurent dans cet article.

30 September 2004

Rev: 20 December 2017 

            Fuel Cell Vehicle

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