Bits & Watts’ Smart Grid Seminar provides experts from academia, startups, research institutes, and large corporations to familiarize seminar participants with current challenges and advances in grid data analytics, economics, market design, battery storage, electrified transportation, power electronics, renewable energy.
Speaker: Qing He, Senior Engineer, Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (North America Office)
Seminar Abstract:With the increasing interconnectivity of the power grid, the benefits will be a qualitative leap forward. Based on changes such as high proportion of intermittent clean energy access, high-voltage high-capacity controllable DC transmission technology and the ever-expanding scale of interconnection, the concept of global energy interconnection (GEI) is put forward. In the future, GEI with the ability of inclusiveness, mutual assistance, access to a variety of renewable energy sources, could make full use of different energy resources by space-time complementarity, and promote clean energy as the dominant energy source.
Dr. Qing HE is Senior Manager of GEIDCO, North America office, based in New York City, U.S, where he is responsible for technical communication. Dr. He joined GEIDCO as a Researcher in the Economic and Technology Division in January 2018. From September 2018 – September 2019, he was with the Africa Office in Ethiopia. He started his career at China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) as a Planning and Operation Researcher, where he has worked for 7 years and has involved with many ultra high voltage (UHV) projects on the interconnection power grid. Dr. He holds a Ph.D. in Power System and Automation from CEPRI, China.
Seminar is open to all Stanford students, faculty and staff. Register via the RSVP link.