Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

Batteries and the Future of Energy Storage

May 06, 2021

11:00 p.m. - 11:45 a.m.


Energy storage will be key to numerous use cases affecting the complete electricity value chain from power generation to transmission and distribution to electrification of transportation, buildings, and industrial applications. Long-duration energy storage technologies like hydrogen storage and thermal energy storage are becoming more popular given their potential for supporting grid reliability, and addressing seasonal energy shifting and curtailed renewable energy. Join us to discuss what technology, policy and economic shifts are needed on the local and national levels to secure a homegrown energy storage industry that competes world-wide will create jobs and economic vitality here in the U.S.

Panelists include:

  • Jay Whitacre, Trustee Professor in Energy, Engineering and Public Policy; Materials Science and Engineering; Director, Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation – Carnegie Mellon University
  • Briggs White, Technology Manager – National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
  • Anouck Champsaur, VC Analyst, Sustainable Biotechnologies – Sofinnova Partners
  • David Althoff, Director, Energy Programs Office – Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

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