Recent Publications

Selected Journal Publications (or for complete list Google Scholar)

Kamath D, Arsenault R, Kim HC, Anctil A.”Evaluating the cost and carbon footprint of second-life electric vehicle batteries in residential and utility-level applications“. Waste Management (2020)

Kamath D, Arsenault R, Kim HC, Anctil A. “Economic and Environmental Feasibility of Second-Life Lithium-ion Batteries as Fast Charging Energy Storage“. Environmental Science & Technology. (2020)

Heidari S.M. and Anctil A. “Identifying Alternative Solvents for C60 Manufacturing Using Singular and Combined Toxicity Assessments“. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 122337 (2020)

Anctil A, Lee E, Lunt RR. “Net energy and cost benefit of transparent organic solar cells in building-integrated applications” . Applied Energy. Mar 1;261:114429. (2020)

Moore S, Anctil A “Michigan’s Energy Future: Expert and Public Opinion on Energy Transitions in Michigan” Michigan Applied Public Policy Briefs

Lee E, Andrews CJ,  Anctil A. “An iterative approach to evaluate and guide fine chemical processes: an example from chloroaluminum phthalocyanine for photovoltaic applications”. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2018)

Şener, ŞEC, Sharp JL, Anctil, A. “Factors impacting diverging paths of renewable energy: A review”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2017)

Collins, MK, Anctil, A  “Implications for current regulatory waste toxicity characterisation methods from analysing metal and metalloid leaching from photovoltaic modules”. International Journal of Sustainable Energy36(6), 531-544 (2017).

Anctil A, Le Blanc D, “An Educational Simulation Tool for Integrated Coastal Tourism Development in Developing Countries”, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 24 (5) 783-798 (2015)


Yilmaz O, Anctil A, Karanfil T, “LCA as a Decision Support Tool for Evaluation of Best Available Techniques (BATs) for Cleaner Production”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 105, 337-347 (2015)


Steele M, Anctil A, Ladner D. “Integrating algaculture into small wastewater treatment plants: Process flow options and life cycle impacts”, Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 16 (6), 1387-1399 (2014)

MCDA solar

Tisza K, Brame S, Anctil A, ” GIS based multi-criteria decision analysis for photovoltaic panel deployment in the Southeast United States” 40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Denver, CO, June 2014

Collins MK, Anctil A, Photovoltaic Waste Characterization with Environmental Considerations” 40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Denver, CO, June 2014

Ganter M, Landi B, Babbitt C, Anctil A, Gaustad G,“Refunctionalization as a Lithium Ion Battery Recycling Alternative”, Journal of Power Sources, In Press (2014)

Anctil A, Fthenakis V,“Critical metals in strategic photovoltaic technologies: abundance versus recyclability”, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 21 (6), 1253–1259(2013).


Fthenakis, V, Anctil, A,“Direct Te mining Resource availability and impact on cumulative energy demand of CdTe PV life-cycles”, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 3 (1) 433 – 438 (2013).


Anctil A, Babbitt, CW, Landi, BJ, Raffaelle, RP,“Cumulative Energy Demand for Small Molecule and Polymer Photovoltaics”, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 21 (7) 1541-1554 (2013).


Anctil A, Babbitt, CW, Landi, BJ, Raffaelle, RP,“Material and Energy Intensity of Fullerene Production”, Environmental Science & Technology. 45 (6), 2353-2359 (2011).

Steele M, Ladner D, Anctil A, “Net Environmental Benefit Approach to Life Cycle Assessment for Algaculture Integration at Wastewater Treatment Plants”, ACLCA Conference, Tampa Florida October 2013

Anctil A, Fthenakis V, “Recyclability Challenges in Abundant Material-Based Technologies”, 27th EU Photovoltaic European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Frankfurt Germany, September 2012.

Anctil A, Fthenakis V, “Greenhouse gases emissions and energy payback of large photovoltaic power plants in the northeast United States”, 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Austin, TX, June 2012.

Anctil A, Babbitt CW, Landi, BJ, Raffaelle, RP, “Life-cycle Assessment of Organic Solar Cell Technologies”, 35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 20-25, 2010. (Best student presentation)

Anctil, A, Landi, BJ, Raffaelle, RP, “Multi-junction Polymer Solar Cells”, 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 7-12 2009.