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Energy and Environmental Programs Speaker Series: Dr. Jeremy Lin

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When: October 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: JHU Washington DC Center

Description: The Energy and Environmental Programs Speaker Series is a lecture series of the Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) and Energy Policy and Climate (EPC) programs at Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs.
The Speaker Series features policymakers, representatives from government agencies, leaders in the private sector, researchers, and academics to discuss critical issues in the fields of energy, climate change, and environmental science and policy.
Guest: Jeremy Lin, PhD
Director of Transmission Analytics
Challenges of Integrating a Large Amount of Renewable Energy Sources into the Power Grid

Concerned by the threat of global warming caused by emission of carbon and other pollutants, there is a growing interest and activities that promote cleaner source of energy. An increasing amount of renewable energy sources (RES) are being added and many more are in the planning stage of being added into the power grid of the US and around the world. While addition of RES into the power grid can bring in some tangible benefits such as reduction of carbon emissions, it also creates many other challenges. Some of those challenges include:
1) increasing uncertainty of net load in the system,
2) negative prices and declining generator profitability,
3) dwindling amount of system inertia from rotating generators, being replaced by RES, and
4) need for increasing amount of robust transmission system to support the integration of large amount of RES.
Those challenges and potential solutions to some of those challenges will be presented in this seminar.

Contact E-mail: jdarosa@jhu.edu
Date and Time: Oct. 25, 2018
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Address: 1717 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
Room 204




JHU Washington DC Center
1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036