Journal Publications


Speirs J., Balcombe P., Blomerus P., Stettler M., Achurra-Gonzalez P, Woo M., Ainalis D., Cooper J., Sharafian A., Merida W., Crow D., Giarola S., Shah N., Brandon N. and Hawkes A. Natural gas fuel and greenhouse gas emissions in trucks and ships, Progress in Energy, Accepted

Luh S., Budinis S., Giarola S., J., Schmidt T.J., Hawkes A.D. Long-term development of the industrial sector – Case study about electrification, fuel switching, and CCS in the USA. Computers & Chemical Engineering 133, 106602 [download]

Lambert M. Oluleye G. A mountain to climb? Tracking progress in scaling up renewable gas production in Europe. Joint publication from Sustainable Gas Institute and Oxford Institute for Energy Studies [download]

Garcia-Kerdan I., Jalil-Vega F., Giarola S., Hawkes A.D. Carbon sequestration potential from large-scale reforestation and sugarcane expansion on abandoned agricultural lands in Brazil. Polytechnica. In Press

Garcia-Kerdan I., Jalil-Vega F., Giarola S., Hawkes A.D. Modelling cost-effective pathways for natural gas infrastructure: A southern Brazil case study.  Applied Energy,  255

Garcia-Kerdan I., Giarola S., Hawkes A.D. A novel energy systems model to explore the role of land use and reforestation in achieving carbon mitigation targets: A Brazil case study. Journal of Cleaner Production. 232; 796-821 [download]

Guo Y. , Hawkes A.D. Asset stranding in natural gas export facilities: an agent-based simulation. Energy Policy 132; 132-155

Da Hora, M.A.B.P., Asrilhant B., Accioly, R.M.S., Schaeffer R., Szklo A., Hawkes A.D., Decision making to book oil reserves for different Brazilian fiscal agreements using dependence structure. Energy Strategy Reviews 26; 100377 [download]

Realmonte G., Drouet L., Gambhir A., Glynn J, Hawkes A., Köberle A.C. & Tavoni M. An inter-model assessment of the role of direct air capture in deep mitigation pathways. Nature Communications 103277 [download] 

Sachs J., Moya D., Giarola S., Hawkes A. Clustered spatially and temporally resolved global heat and cooling energy demand in the residential sector. Applied Energy 250; 48-62 [download]

Cooper J., Hawkes A. Life cycle environmental impacts of natural gas drivetrains used in road freighting. Procedia CIRP  80; 334-339 [download]

Cooper J., Hawkes A., and Balcombe P. Life cycle environmental impacts of natural gas drivetrains used in UK road freighting and impacts to UK emission targets. Science of The Total Environment
674; 482-493 [download]

Guo Y., Hawkes A. The impact of demand uncertainties and China-US natural gas tariff on global gas trade. Energy 175; 205-217 [download]

Sachs J, Meng Y, Giarola S, Hawkes A. An agent-based model for energy investment decisions in the residential sector, Energy; 752-768 [download]

Crow D.J.G.,  Balcombe P., Brandon N., Hawkes A. D. (2018)   Assessing the impact of future greenhouse gas emissions from natural gas production. Science of The Total Environment [download]

García Kerdan I., Morillón Gálvez D., Sousa G, Suárez de la Fuente S., Silva R., Hawkes A. Thermodynamic and thermal comfort optimisation of a coastal social house considering the influence of the thermal breeze. Building and Environment, 155; 224-246 [download]

Bosch J., Staffell I., Hawkes A. D. (2018) Temporally Explicit and Spatially Resolved Global Offshore Wind Energy Potentials. Energy 163; 766-781 [download]

Balcombe P., Brierley J., Lewis C., Skatvedt L., Speirs J., Hawkes A.D., Staffell I. (2019) How to decarbonise international shipping: options for fuels, technologies and policies.  Energy Conversion and Management 182; 72-88 [download]

Staffell I.,  Scamman D.,  Velazquez Abad A., Balcombe P., Dodds P., Ekins P, Shah N. and Warda K. (2019) The role of hydrogen and fuel cells in the global energy system. Energy & Environmental Science. Advance Article  [download]


Balcombe P.,  Brandon N.P., Hawkes A.D.  (2018) Methane emissions: choosing the right climate metric and time horizon. (2018) RSC Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts  20; 1323-1339  [download]

Budinis S., Mac Dowell N., Krevor S., Brandon N.P., Hawkes A.D. (2018) An assessment of CCS costs, barriers and potential. Energy Strategy Reviews 22; 61-81 [download]

Levelized cost of CO2 mitigation from hydrogen production routes. Energy & Environmental Science 12, 19-40 [download]

Balcombe P., Speirs J., Johnson E.,  Martin J., Brandon, N. A. D. Hawkes. (2018) The carbon credentials of hydrogen gas networks and supply chains. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 91; 1077-1088 [download]

Speirs J., Balcombe P.,  Johnson E.,  Martin J., Brandon N., Hawkes A. D. (2018) A greener gas grid: What are the options. Energy Policy 118; 291-297 [download]

Crow D. J. G., Giarola S.,  Hawkes A. D. (2018) A dynamic model of global natural gas supply. Applied Energy. 15; 452-469 [download]

Crow, K. Anderson, A.D. Hawkes, N.P. Brandon. (2018) Impact of drilling costs on the US gas industry: prospects for automation. Energies  11(9); 2241 [download]

Giarola S., Forte O., Lanzini A.,  Gandiglio M.,  Santarelli M., Hawkes A. D. (2018) Techno-economic assessment of biogas-fed solid oxide fuel cell combined heat and power system at industrial scale. Applied Energy 211; 689-704 [download]

Balcombe P., Brandon N.P., and  Hawkes A. D. (2018) Characterising the distribution of methane and carbon dioxide emissions from the natural gas supply chain. Journal of Cleaner Production 172; 2019-2032 [download]

Guo Y. and Hawkes A. (2018) Simulating the game-theoretic market equilibrium and contract-driven investment in global gas trade using an agent-based method. Energy 160;  820-834 [download]

Jalil-Vega F., Hawkes A.D. (2018) Spatially resolved model for studying decarbonisation pathways for heat supply and infrastructure trade-offs. Applied Energy 210; 1051-1072 [download]

Jalil-Vega F, Hawkes A.D. (2018) The effect of spatial resolution on outcomes from energy systems modelling of heat decarbonisation. Energy 155; 339-350 [download]

Jalil-Vega F,  Hawkes A.D. (2018) Spatially resolved optimization for studying the role of hydrogen for heat decarbonization pathways. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 6 (5); 5835–5842 [download]


Clark R., Budinis S., Hawkes A., McMartin D. (2017) Analysis of power production and emission reduction through the use of biogas and carbon capture and storage.  Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 40; 2635-2640 [download]

Budinis S., Mac Dowell N., Krevor S., Dixon T.,  Kemper J., Hawkes A.D. (2017) Can carbon capture and storage unlock ‘unburnable carbon’? Energy Procedia 114; 7504-7515 [download]

Speirs J., Balcombe P., Johnson E., Martin J., Brandon N.,  Hawkes A.D. (2017). A Greener Gas Grid: What are the options? Sustainable Gas Institute, Imperial College London [download]

Clark R., Budinis S., Hawkes A. D., McMartin D.  (2017) Analysis of power production and emission reduction through the use of biogas and carbon capture and storage.  Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 40 pp. 2635-2640 [download]

Balcombe P., Anderson K., Speirs J., Brandon N., and Hawkes A.D.  (2017) The Natural Gas Supply Chain: The Importance of Methane and Carbon Dioxide Emissions, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 5 (1) pp. 3–20 [download]

Sechi S, Giarola S, Lanzini A, Gandiglio M, Oluleye G, Santarelli M, Hawkes A. (2017) Techno-economic assessment of the effects of biogas rate fluctuations on industrial applications of solid-oxide fuel cells, Computer-aided Chemical Engineering 40 pp. 895-900 [abstract].


Budinis, S. Krevor S., Mac Dowell N., Brandon N., & Hawkes A. (2016) Can technology unlock ‘unburnable carbon’? Sustainable Gas Institute, Imperial College London. [download]


Balcombe P., Anderson K., Speirs J., Brandon N., and Hawkes A. (2015) Methane & CO2 emissions from the natural gas supply chain. Sustainable Gas Institute, Imperial College London. [download]