PUBLICATIONS

Alstone, Peter, Kristen Radecsky, Arne Jacobson, and Evan Mills (2014) "Field Study Methods and Results from a Market Trial of LED Lighting for Night Market Vendors in Rural Kenya," Light and Engineering, Volume 22, Issue 2.

Alstone, Peter, Patricia Lai, Evan Mills, and Arne Jacobson (2014) "High Life Cycle Efficacy Explains Fast Energy Payback for Improved Off-Grid Lighting System," Journal of Industrial Ecology, Published online March 28, 2014, DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12117

Jacobson, Arne, Nicholas L. Lam, Tami C. Bond, and Nathan Hultman (2013) "Black Carbon and Kerosene Lighting: An Opportunity for Rapid Action on Climate Change and Clean Energy for Development," Global Views Series #41, Brookings Institute, Washington, DC, April 2013.

Deshmukh, R.D, A.E. Jacobson, C.E. Chamberlin, and D.M. Kammen (2013) "Thermal gasification or direct combustion? Comparison of advanced cogeneration systems in the sugarcane industry," Biomass and Bioenergy, available online 11 March 2013.

Quetchenbach, T.G., M.J. Harper, J. Robinson IV, K.K. Hervin, N.A. Chase, C. Dorji, and A.E. Jacobson (2013) "The GridShare solution: a smart grid approach to improve service provision on a renewable energy mini-grid in Bhutan" Environmental Research Letters, 8 (2013) 014018.

Tracy, Jennifer and Arne Jacobson (2012) "The True Cost of Kerosene in Rural Africa," Lighting Africa Market Intelligence Report , April 2012.

Janosch Ondraczek, Jana Stöver, Jann Lay, and Arne Jacobson (2012) "Household Lighting Fuel Costs in Kenya," Lighting Africa Market Intelligence Note, Issue No. 2, December, 2012.

Lighting Africa and Lighting Global Technical Notes and Eco-Design Notes (A. Jacobson serves as the lead editor for these publications, which are available on the Lighting Africa website)

Jacobson, Arne (2011) "Equity Issues in Technology Transfer," Box 9.1 in Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions, K. Richardson, W. Steffen, D. Liverman (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp. 235-237.

Mills, Evan and Arne Jacobson (2011) "From Carbon to Light: A new Framework for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reducitons from Replacing Fuel-Based Lighting with LED Systems," Energy Efficiency, DOI: 10.1007/s12053-011-9121-y.

Apple, J., R. Vicente, A. Yarberry, N. Lohse, E. Mills, A. Jacobson, D. Poppendieck (2010) "Characterization of particulate matter size distributions and indoor concentrations from kerosene and diesel lamps," Indoor Air, v20 n5, pp. 399-411.

McNish, Tyler, Arne Jacobson, Daniel M. Kammen, Anand Gopal, and Ranjit Deshmukh (2009) "Sweet Carbon: An Analysis of Sugar Industry Carbon Market Opportunities Under the Clean Development Mechanism," Energy Policy, v37, pp. 5459-5468.

Kirubi, Charles, Arne Jacobson, Daniel M. Kammen, and Andrew Mills (2009) "Community-Based Electric Micro-Grids Can Contribute to Rural Development: Evidence from Kenya," World Development, v7, n7, pp. 1208-1221.

Wiley, Patrick E., Kristine J. Brenneman, and Arne E. Jacobson (2009) "Improved Algal Harvesting Using Suspended Air Flotation," Water Environment Research, v81, n7, pp. 702-708.

Mills, Evan and Arne Jacobson (2008) "The Need for Independent Quality and Performance Testing of Emerging Off-Grid White-LED Illumination Systems for Developing Countries," Light and Engineering, v16, n2, pp.5-24.

Jacobson, Arne (2007) "Connective Power: Solar Electrification and Social Change in Kenya," World Development, v35, n1, pp. 144-162.

Jacobson, Arne and Daniel M. Kammen (2007) "Engineering, Institutions, and the Public Interest: Evaluating Product Quality in the Kenyan Solar Photovoltaics Industry", Energy Policy, v35, pp. 2960-2968.

Bailis, Rob, Charles Kirubi, and Arne Jacobson (2006) "Searching for Sustainability: Kenya's Energy Past and Future," African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne and Daniel M. Kammen (2005) "Science and Engineering the Values the Planet," journal article in The Bridge, National Academy of Engineering, Winter Issue, 2005.

Jacobson, Arne and Daniel M. Kammen (2005) "The Value of Vigilance: Evaluating Product Quality in the Kenyan Solar Photovoltaics Industry," Report delivered to solar industry stakeholders in East Africa, July 2, 2005.

Jacobson, Arne (2005) "The Market for Micro-Power: Social Uses of Solar Electricity in Rural Kenya," Working Paper #9, Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, A.; Milman, A.; and Kammen, D. (2005) "Letting the (Energy) Gini Out of the Bottle: Lorentz Curves of Cumulative Electricity Consumption and Gini Coefficients as Metrics of Energy Distribution and Equity,"Energy Policy, v33, n14, pp. 1825-1832.

Jacobson, Arne (2004) "Connective Power: Solar Electrification and Social Change in Kenya," Ph.D. Dissertation, Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley.

Duke, R.; Jacobson, A.; and Kammen D. (2002) "Product Quality in the Kenyan Solar Home Systems Market,"Energy Policy, v30, pp. 477 -499.

Jacobson, A., Duke, R., Kammen, D.M., & Hankins, M. (2000) "Field Performance Measurements of Amorphous Silicon Photovoltaic Modules in Kenya," Conference Proceedings, American Solar Energy Society (ASES), Madison, Wisconsin, USA, June 16-21, 2000.

Duke, Graham, Hankins, Jacobson, Kammen, Osawa, Pulver, and Walther, (2000) "Field Performance Evaluations of Amorphous Silicon (a-Si) Photovoltaic Systems in Kenya: Methods and Measurements in Support of a Sustainable Commercial Solar Energy Industry," ESMAP Technical Paper 005, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Jacobson, Arne (2000) "Solar energy measurements for Ladakh, India," National Renewable Energy Conference (NREC), Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, November 30 - December 2, 2000.

Starrs, Thomas and Jacobson, Arne (1999) "The Yurok Tribe's Wireless Utility," Conference Proceedings, American Solar Energy Society (ASES), Portland, ME, June 12-16, 1999.

Jacobson, Arne (1999). "Case Study 14: Rural Electrification in Ladakh, India" in Chapter 16, Special Report on Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer, Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II.

Lumina Project Reports and Research Notes (http://light.lbl.gov)

Alstone, P., E. Mills, and A. Jacobson (2011) "Embodied Energy and Off-Grid Lighting," Lumina Project Technical Report #9.

Alstone, P., A. Jacobson, and E. Mills (2010)"Illumination Sufficiency Survey Techniques: In-situ Measurements of Lighting System Performance and a User Preference Survey for Illuminance in an Off-Grid, African Setting," Lumina Project Research Note #7.

Tracy, J., P. Alstone, A. Jacobson, and E. Mills (2010)"Market Trial: Selling Off-Grid Lighting Products in Rural Kenya," Lumina Project Technical Report #6.

Tracy, J., A. Jacobson, and E. Mills (2010) "Assessing the Performance of LED-Based Flashlights Available in the Kenyan Off-Grid Lighting Market," Lumina Project Research Note #6.

Tracy, J., A. Jacobson, and E. Mills (2010) "Use Patterns of LED Flashlights in Kenya and a One-Year Cost Analysis of Flashlight Ownership," Lumina Project Research Note #5.

Tracy, Jennifer, Arne Jacobson, and Evan Mills (2009) "Quality and Performance of LED Flashlights in Kenya: Common End User Preferences and Complaints," Lumina Project Research Note #4.

Johnstone, Peter, Arne Jacobson, Evan Mills, and Kristen Radecsky (2009) "Observed Minimum Illuminance Threshold for Night Market Vendors in Kenya who use LED Lamps," Lumina Project Research Note #3.

Johnstone, Peter, Arne Jacobson, Evan Mills, and Maina Mumbi (2009) "Self-reported Impacts of LED Lighting Technology Compared to Fuel-based Lighting on Night Market Business Prosperity in Kenya," Lumina Project Research Note #2.

Granderson, Jessica, James Galvin, Dmitriy Bolotov, Robert Clear, Arne Jacobson, and Evan Mills (2008) "Measured Off-Grid LED Lighting System Performance," Lumina Project Technical Report #4.

Radecsky, Kristen, Peter Johnstone, Arne Jacobson, and Evan Mills (2008) "Solid-State Lighting on a Shoestring Budget: The Economics of Off-Grid Lighting for Small Businesses in Kenya," Lumina Project Technical Report #3, December 14, 2008.

Mills, Evan and Arne Jacobson (2007) "The Off-Grid Lighting Market in Western Kenya: LED Alternatives and Consumer Preferences in a Millennium Development Village," Lumina Project Technical Report #2, November 21, 2007.

Mills, Evan and Arne Jacobson (2007) "The Need for Independent Quality and Performance Testing of Emerging Off-grid White-LED Illumination Systems for Developing Countries," Lumina Project Technical Report #1, August 2, 2007.

Solarnet Magazine Articles (http://www.solarnet-ea.org)

Jacobson, Arne (2009), "AJ's Technical Tips: An Economic Comparison of Electric Torches," Solarnet, June, 2009, Nairobi, Kenya

Jacobson, Arne (2006), "AJ's Technical Tips: Technologies for Lighting in Rural Africa," Solarnet, May, 2006, Nairobi, Kenya

Jacobson, Arne (2005), "AJ's Technical Tips: Protecting the Battery from Problems Caused by Deep Discharge," Solarnet, December 2005, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2005), "AJ's Technical Tips: Performance Results for Amorphous Silicon Solar Modules Sold in Kenya," Solarnet, September 2005, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2005), "AJ's Technical Tips: Lead Acid Batteries and the Problem of Over-Charging," Solarnet, vol. 7, no.1, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2004), "AJ's Technical Tips: Inverters in Small Solar PV Systems," Solarnet, vol. 6, no. 1, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2004), "AJ's Technical Tips: Charge Controllers and Small Solar PV Systems," Solarnet, vol. 5, no. 2, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2003), "AJ's Technical Tips: Designing a Small Solar PV System Part IV: Selecting Wires for the System," Solarnet, vol. 5, no. 1, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2002) "Designing a Small Solar PV System Part III - Choosing a Battery for the System," vol. 4, no. 2, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2002) "Designing a Small Solar PV System Part II: Sizing the Solar Panel," vol. 4, no. 1, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2002) "Designing a Small Solar PV System Part I: Calculating the Amount of Energy Used by the Electrical Loads," vol. 3, no. 3, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Arne (2001) "Small solar PV systems should have small batteries," vol. 3, no. 2, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Duke, and Kammen (2001) "Update on the Performance of 14 Watt Phoenix Gold solar panels," vol. 3, no. 2, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jacobson, Duke, and Kammen (2000) "Amorphous Silicon PV Panels: Are they a good value for the money?," vol. 2, no. 2, Nairobi, Kenya.