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John Erik Bistline

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First Name:John
Middle Name:Erik
Last Name:Bistline
RePEc Short-ID:pbi297
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3420 Hillview Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94304
Twitter: @jebistline
Terminal Degree:2014 Department of Management Science and Engineering; Stanford University (from RePEc Genealogy)


Electric Power Research Institute
Palo Alto, CA
3420 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Working papers

  1. John Bistline & Geoffrey Blanford & Maxwell Brown & Dallas Burtraw & Maya Domeshek & Jamil Farbes & Allen Fawcett & Anne Hamilton & Jesse Jenkins & Ryan Jones & Ben King & Hannah Kolus & John Larsen &, 2023. "Emissions and Energy Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act," Papers 2307.01443,
  2. John Bistline & Neil Mehrotra & Catherine Wolfram, 2023. "Economic Implications of the Climate Provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act," NBER Working Papers 31267, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. James H. Merrick & John E. T. Bistline & Geoffrey J. Blanford, 2021. "On representation of energy storage in electricity planning models," Papers 2105.03707,, revised May 2021.
  4. Bistline, John E. & Comello, Stephen D. & Sahoo, Anshuman, 2017. "Managerial Flexibility in Levelized Cost Measures: A Framework for Incorporating Uncertainty in Energy Investment Decisions," Research Papers repec:ecl:stabus:3494, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.


  1. John E. T. Bistline & David T. Young, 2022. "The role of natural gas in reaching net-zero emissions in the electric sector," Nature Communications, Nature, vol. 13(1), pages 1-11, December.
  2. John E. T. Bistline & Geoffrey Blanford & John Grant & Eladio Knipping & David L. McCollum & Uarporn Nopmongcol & Heidi Scarth & Tejas Shah & Greg Yarwood, 2022. "Economy-wide evaluation of CO2 and air quality impacts of electrification in the United States," Nature Communications, Nature, vol. 13(1), pages 1-12, December.
  3. Pieter J. Gagnon & John E. T. Bistline & Marcus H. Alexander & Wesley J. Cole, 2022. "Short-run marginal emission rates omit important impacts of electric-sector interventions," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 119(49), pages 2211624119-, December.
  4. Avraam, Charalampos & Bistline, John E.T. & Brown, Maxwell & Vaillancourt, Kathleen & Siddiqui, Sauleh, 2021. "North American natural gas market and infrastructure developments under different mechanisms of renewable policy coordination," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 148(PB).
  5. Julianne DeAngelo & Inês Azevedo & John Bistline & Leon Clarke & Gunnar Luderer & Edward Byers & Steven J. Davis, 2021. "Energy systems in scenarios at net-zero CO2 emissions," Nature Communications, Nature, vol. 12(1), pages 1-10, December.
  6. Brown, Maxwell & Siddiqui, Sauleh & Avraam, Charalampos & Bistline, John & Decarolis, Joseph & Eshraghi, Hadi & Giarola, Sara & Hansen, Matthew & Johnston, Peter & Khanal, Saroj & Molar-Cruz, Anahi, 2021. "North American energy system responses to natural gas price shocks," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 149(C).
  7. John Bistline & Mark Budolfson & Blake Francis, 2021. "Deepening transparency about value-laden assumptions in energy and environmental modelling: improving best practices for both modellers and non-modellers," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(1), pages 1-15, January.
  8. John E. T. Bistline & Geoffrey J. Blanford, 2021. "Impact of carbon dioxide removal technologies on deep decarbonization of the electric power sector," Nature Communications, Nature, vol. 12(1), pages 1-12, December.
  9. Bistline, John & Blanford, Geoffrey & Mai, Trieu & Merrick, James, 2021. "Modeling variable renewable energy and storage in the power sector," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 156(C).
  10. Bistline, John E.T. & Blanford, Geoffrey J., 2020. "Value of technology in the U.S. electric power sector: Impacts of full portfolios and technological change on the costs of meeting decarbonization goals," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 86(C).
  11. Bistline, John E.T. & Brown, Maxwell & Siddiqui, Sauleh A. & Vaillancourt, Kathleen, 2020. "Electric sector impacts of renewable policy coordination: A multi-model study of the North American energy system," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 145(C).
  12. John E. T. Bistline & James Merrick & Victor Niemeyer, 2020. "Estimating Power Sector Leakage Risks and Provincial Impacts of Canadian Carbon Pricing," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 76(1), pages 91-118, May.
  13. Bistline, John E.T. & Merrick, James H., 2020. "Parameterizing open-source energy models: Statistical learning to estimate unknown power plant attributes," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 269(C).
  14. Edmonds, James & Nichols, Christopher & Adamantiades, Misha & Bistline, John & Huster, Jonathan & Iyer, Gokul & Johnson, Nils & Patel, Pralit & Showalter, Sharon & Victor, Nadja & Waldhoff, Stephanie , 2020. "Could congressionally mandated incentives lead to deployment of large-scale CO2 capture, facilities for enhanced oil recovery CO2 markets and geologic CO2 storage?," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 146(C).
  15. Huntington, Hillard G. & Bhargava, Abha & Daniels, David & Weyant, John P. & Avraam, Charalampos & Bistline, John & Edmonds, James A. & Giarola, Sara & Hawkes, Adam & Hansen, Matthew & Johnston, Peter, 2020. "Key findings from the core North American scenarios in the EMF34 intermodel comparison," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 144(C).
  16. Bistline, John E.T. & Young, David T., 2020. "Emissions impacts of future battery storage deployment on regional power systems," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 264(C).
  17. Bistline, John & Santen, Nidhi & Young, David, 2019. "The economic geography of variable renewable energy and impacts of trade formulations for renewable mandates," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 106(C), pages 79-96.
  18. Young, David & Bistline, John, 2018. "The costs and value of renewable portfolio standards in meeting decarbonization goals," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(C), pages 337-351.
  19. Bistline, John E. & Hodson, Elke & Rossmann, Charles G. & Creason, Jared & Murray, Brian & Barron, Alexander R., 2018. "Electric sector policy, technological change, and U.S. emissions reductions goals: Results from the EMF 32 model intercomparison project," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(C), pages 307-325.
  20. Creason, Jared R. & Bistline, John E. & Hodson, Elke L. & Murray, Brian C. & Rossmann, Charles G., 2018. "Effects of technology assumptions on US power sector capacity, generation and emissions projections: Results from the EMF 32 Model Intercomparison Project," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(C), pages 290-306.
  21. Mai, Trieu & Bistline, John & Sun, Yinong & Cole, Wesley & Marcy, Cara & Namovicz, Chris & Young, David, 2018. "The role of input assumptions and model structures in projections of variable renewable energy: A multi-model perspective of the U.S. electricity system," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 313-324.
  22. Geoffrey J. Blanford, James H. Merrick, John E.T. Bistline, and David T. Young, 2018. "Simulating Annual Variation in Load, Wind, and Solar by Representative Hour Selection," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 3).
  23. Bistline, John E. & Comello, Stephen D. & Sahoo, Anshuman, 2018. "Managerial flexibility in levelized cost measures: A framework for incorporating uncertainty in energy investment decisions," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 151(C), pages 211-225.
  24. John E. Bistline & Francisco Chesnaye, 2017. "Banking on banking: does “when” flexibility mask the costs of stringent climate policy?," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 144(4), pages 597-610, October.
  25. Bistline, John E., 2017. "Economic and technical challenges of flexible operations under large-scale variable renewable deployment," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 363-372.
  26. Bistline, John E., 2016. "Energy technology R&D portfolio management: Modeling uncertain returns and market diffusion," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 183(C), pages 1181-1196.
  27. Bistline, John E., 2015. "Electric sector capacity planning under uncertainty: Climate policy and natural gas in the US," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 236-251.
  28. John E. Bistline, 2015. "Fat-Tailed Uncertainty, Learning, And Climate Policy," Climate Change Economics (CCE), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 6(02), pages 1-21.
  29. Bistline, John E., 2014. "Natural gas, uncertainty, and climate policy in the US electric power sector," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 433-442.
  30. Bistline, John E., 2014. "Energy technology expert elicitations: An application to natural gas turbine efficiencies," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 86(C), pages 177-187.
  31. John Bistline & John Weyant, 2013. "Electric sector investments under technological and policy-related uncertainties: a stochastic programming approach," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 121(2), pages 143-160, November.
  32. Bistline, John E. & Rai, Varun, 2010. "The role of carbon capture technologies in greenhouse gas emissions-reduction models: A parametric study for the U.S. power sector," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(2), pages 1177-1191, February.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 4 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (4) 2018-06-25 2021-05-17 2023-06-19 2023-08-14
  2. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (3) 2018-06-25 2023-06-19 2023-08-14
  3. NEP-REG: Regulation (2) 2021-05-17 2023-06-19
  4. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2018-06-25


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