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Webinar: The New Dominance of Renewables in Energy Markets

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Monday, 05 March 2018, 2:55

Monday, March 5, 2018. 2:55PM. Webinar: The New Dominance of Renewables in Energy Markets. Bruce H. Bailey, Underwriters Laboratory. Sponsored by David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. More information here.


Wind and solar energy now account for the majority of new electricity sources in a growing number of countries, including the US. Thanks to technological innovation and dramatic cost reductions, a “new normal” has emerged that is turning the traditional utility business model on its head. It is accompanied by new energy policy paradigms and is enabling a revolution in battery storage and electric vehicle utilization. This presentation will discuss the fundamental changes occurring in the energy and transportation sectors, how we got here, and what the implications are for the foreseeable future.

 

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