Next Generation Network Webinars

U.S. Next Generation Network Webinars. Join us live or watch the webinar recordings. Upcoming webinars will be posted here.

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May 27, 2021, 3 PM EDT | 12 PM PDT | Register Here
CIGRE Next Generation Network Webinar – Energy Storage Systems and the Evolving Grid
Ric O’Connell | Executive Director, GridLab

Description
The role of grid-scale battery storage in a power system has gained prominence with increasing need for system flexibility and the rapid decline in the cost of some storage technologies. This presentation will focus on power systems modeling to understand the role of variable renewable energy, electric vehicles, and battery storage as a cost-effective option to decarbonize the power systems. The webinar will present findings from a recent analysis of the US assuming high transport electrification coupled with deep decarbonization of the power sector.

Ric O’Connell
Ric is the founding executive director of GridLab, hired in 2017 to launch the organization. Ric leads the GridLab team of experts providing comprehensive technical grid expertise to policy makers and advocates. A recognized leader in renewable energy technology and policy, Ric has provided engineering support for more than 8 GW of utility scale solar projects worldwide, including several of the largest projects in the world. Prior to GridLab, Ric was at Black & Veatch for 12 years where he was instrumental in building the global renewable energy consulting practice. While at Black & Veatch, Ric provided expertise to the Energy Foundation China program and had leadership roles on several high-profile policy studies including 20 percent Wind Energy by 2030, and the California Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative. Ric has a BSEE from Duke University and a Master’s in Renewable Energy Policy from CU Boulder.

 

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