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Students showcasing research posters at the 2015 GCEP Symposium

Systems Experiments to Reduce GHG Emissions in Time to Save Planet: Demand Response & EV Charging

November 4, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Live Virtual Event: Please register using link
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Bits and Watts Initiative, Precourt Institute for Energy, TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering
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Speaker: Lara Pierpoint

Seminar Abstract: Lara Pierpoint will discuss how Actuate Climate is conducting systems innovation that breaks through technical and institutional roadblocks to accelerate mass emissions reductions. The two areas of focus will be demand response to support renewables adoption and EV charging infrastructure build-out.

Speaker Bio: Lara Pierpoint works for Actuate, where she designs and runs programs for rapid deployment of emissions-reducing technology. Prior, she led the Corporate Strategy technical team at Exelon and directed the Office of Energy Supply Security in the US DOE Office of Policy and Systems Analysis. Lara received her PhD in Engineering Systems and MS in Nuclear Engineering from MIT, and her BS in physics at UCLA.

Admission Info: Seminar is open to all Stanford students, faculty, and staff. Students enrolled in "CEE 272T/EE 292T: SmartGrids and Advanced Power Systems Seminar" will attend the event in person. All others, please register to attend on Zoom via the RSVP link.