Projects

  • Funded Research Projects
  1. Sankarasubramanian, A. (PI), DeCarolis, J.F. (co-pi), de Queiroz, A.R. (co-PI), Collaborative Research: NSF-NSFC: Improving FEW system sustainability over the SEUS and NCP: A cross-regional synthesis considering uncertainties in climate and regional development, Funded by the Environmental Sustainability Program of the National Science Foundation, 2018-2021
  2. DeCarolis, J.F. (PI), de Queiroz, A.R. (co-PI), Johnson, J. (co-PI), Baran, M. (co-PI), Lu, N. (co-PI), Lubkeman, D. (co-PI), Tang, W. (co-PI), Galik, C. (co-PI), Fell, H. (co-PI), Kalland, S. (co-PI), Proudlove, A. (co-PI), Panzarella, I (co-PI), A Proposed Energy Storage Study for North Carolina, Funded by the UNCPolicy Collaboratory, 2017-2018
  3. DeCarolis, J.F. (PI), de Queiroz, A.R. (co-PI), Diversifying Investments in NC Offshore Renewable Energy Technologies, Funded by the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, Renewable Ocean Energy for North Carolina Program, 2017-2018
  4. DeCarolis, J.F. (PI), de Queiroz, A.R. (co-PI), Exploring Cost-Effective Deployment Strategies for Gulf Stream Energy, Funded by the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, Renewable Ocean Energy for North Carolina Program, 2016-2017
  5. DeCarolis, J.F. (PI), de Queiroz, A.R. (co-PI), Refinement of the FREEDM Center Cost-Benefit Model, Funded by the NCSU Future Renewable Electric Energy, 2016-2017
  6. Lima, J.W.M. (PI), de Queiroz, A.R. (co-PI), Lima, L.M.M. (co-PI), Climate Change Impacts in the Assured Energy of the Brazilian Power Generation System, Funded by the Brazilian Electricity Regulation Agency ANEEL, 2011-2014
  • Other Research Projects
  1. Tools for Energy Modeling and Optimization Analysis (Temoa), 11/2015-present
  2. NSF, National Science Foundation, Cyber-Enabled Water and Energy Systems Sustainability Utilizing Climate Information, 11/2015-present
  3. APINE, Brazilian Association for Independent Electricity Producers, Technical and Economic Arrangements for Biogas Electricity Generation from Urban Solid Residues, 01/2014 – 11/2014
  4. CTEEP, São Paulo Electricity Transmission Company, Optimal FACTS Allocation in the Electricity Transmission Grid for Operational Improvements, 2011 – 2013
  5. ABRADEE, Brazilian Distribution Companies Association, Distribution Tariffs Adjustment and Improvement on the Calculation Procedure, 2009 – 2010
  6. HIDROPAN Electricity Utility, Methodology to Compute Transmission Tariffs Between Distribution Companies Using Load Flow Influence Area, 2009 – 2010
  7. LIGHT, Rio de Janeiro Electricity Distribution Company, Brazil, Research Project, Optimization of Transmission System Usage Contracts, 2008 – 2009
  8. PETROBRAS, Brazilian Petroleum, Determining a New Method to Calculate the Distribution Tariffs Applied to Power Generators, 2007 – 2009
  9. LIGHT, Rio de Janeiro Electricity Distribution Company, Electricity Demand Elasticity Facing Distribution Tariffs Variations, 2005 – 2006
  10. CPFL, Paulista Power & Energy Company, Forecasting Electricity Prices in the Brazilian Spot Market, 2005 – 2006
  • Consulting Projects
  1. CELESC, Electricity Distribution Company, Investment Analysis in Distribution Networks, 2012
  2. FEDERAL ENERGIA, Electricity Trader, Electricity Prices Forecasting for the Brazilian Spot Market, 2012
  3. VALE, Vale do Rio Doce Mining Company, Energy Prices and Tariffs Projection to Verify the Viability of Thermal Power Generators, 2008
  4. CODEVASF, São Francisco Power Generation Company, Assured Energy Evaluation for the São Francisco River with Perspective of Virtual Electricity Energy Generation, 2008
  5. CELG, Goias State Electricity Distribution Company, Model and Analysis for Adequacy and Foundation of Electricity Quality Goals, 2007
  6. ABRADEE, Brazilian Distribution Companies Association, Transmission Tariffs Between Distribution Companies based on Asset Sharing, 2006-2007
  7. ANEEL, Brazilian Electricity Regulation Agency, Development and Implantation of Electricity Distribution Procedures in Brazil with Emphasis in Distribution Network Planning, 2005