Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

Tech Talk: The Economics of Solar Development

October 02, 2019

12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

5201 Scott Hall (Bosch Conference Room)

Join the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University for a tech talk by Carnegie Mellon alumnus Leigh Zanone (Dietrich, Tepper 2003), senior director of operations and asset manager at 8minute Solar Energy. Zanone will deliver an overview on development economics at utility scale, its applicability to the Western Pennsylvania region, photovoltaics (PV) and storage consideration development and how that impacts grid reliability and facility generation revenues in a more dispatchable real-time market, development needs for improvement of SCADA software and dispatch algorithms both from Transmission operators, and project along with reliability and uptime concerns.  

Lunch will be provided.

Note that the Bosch Conference Room was previously called the Marquis Conference Room.