Conversations on Sustainability: A Smarter Electricity Grid

Conversations on Sustainability: A Smarter Electricity Grid

Electrical engineer Steven Low and computer scientist Adam Wierman speak with science writer Emily Velasco about ways to reimagine an electric grid that incorporates renewable, intermittent energy sources, such as solar and wind, while meeting today’s power demands. Presented by the Caltech Science Exchange.

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Add to Calendar 2021-10-18 11:00 2021-10-18 12:00 America/Los_Angeles Conversations on Sustainability: A Smarter Electricity Grid Electrical engineer Steven Low and computer scientist Adam Wierman speak with science writer Emily Velasco about ways to reimagine an electric grid that incorporates renewable, intermittent energy sources, such as solar and wind, while meeting today’s power demands. Presented by the Caltech Science Exchange. Online (Zoom)
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