Wind turbines near Pipestone, MN on Buffalo Ridge.

Efficient Resource Use Involving Energy Production, Energy Use and Water Quality

Principal Investigator

Jeffrey Apland

Department and College

Department of Applied Economics in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

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Project Start and End Date

October 1, 2019-September 30, 2022

Project Summary

The research conducted under this project will use economi frameworks and methods to study economic problems related to energy production, energy use, and the influence of production on water quality and other enviromental outcomes of concern. Resource use prescriptions will be provided to decision makers, which, where appropriate, provide decision makers with details about the tradeoffs between alternative performance outcomes, such as profitability. cost, risk, water quality and other environmental outcomes.