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2014-15 Seminars

The Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center sponsors a weekly seminar series in the EPP conference room (Baker Hall 129). These seminars provide an informal means of presenting research, listening to outside speakers, and learning about the electricity industry. Upcoming and past seminar speakers and topics are listed below. When possible the slides for the talk are also available.

If you plan on attending a seminar, please contact Adam Loucks (aloucks@andrew.cmu.edu), so we can order sufficient food for lunch.

If you would like to give a seminar, or have a good idea for a seminar topic, please contact Jay Apt (apt@cmu.edu or 412-268-3003).

Date/Day/Time Location Speaker Title
Wednesday
1/28/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomAidan Tuohy"Integrating high levels of distributed PV in bulk system operations"
Wednesday
12/10/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomAl McGartland
Lead Economist
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Director
National Center for Environmental Economics
"The Social Cost of Carbon and other GHGs"
Wednesday
11/12/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomFrank Lacey
Vice President, Regulatory and Market Strategy
Comverge, Inc.
"The Convergence of EE and DR; Business, regulatory and customer implications. "
Monday
11/10/2014
3:00 PM
Baker 129Cynthia B. Wilson
Senior Policy Analyst
Energy Policy and Systems Analysis-EP-20
U.S. Department of Energy
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Monday
10/20/2014
3:00 PM
Baker 129Randell Johnson
Regional Director
North America, Energy Exemplar
"Co-Optimizations of Natural Gas and Power Sectors with Public Policy and Institutional Reform"
Wednesday
10/8/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomPaul W. Parfomak
Ph.D.
Congressional Research Service
Specialist in Energy & Infrastructure
"Recent Issues in Electric Grid Physical Security"
Tuesday
10/7/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomJesse H. Ausubel
Director of the Program for the Human Environment
The Rockefeller University in New York City
"Chickens and Gallium: Evidence for peaks of material use from the United States"
Thursday
9/18/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomKathleen Spees
Senior Associate
The Brattle Group
"EPA’s 111(d) Rule and its Implications"
Monday
9/15/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomRik W. De Doncker
Director
E.ON Energy Research Center
RWTH Aachen University
"Flexible Electrical Networks for the Energiewende"
Wednesday
9/10/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomMichael P. Maley
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hydro Green Energy
"Hydro Power Development in the Modern World"

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