Upcoming Events

Renewing Our Grid – Power for the 21st Century

September 19, 2013 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Presenter 
Guenter Conzelmann (DIS), Director of the Center for Energy, Environmental and Economic Systems Analysis
Location 
Building 402, Auditorium
Type 
Seminar
Series 
Argonne OutLoud Lecture Series

Guenter Conzelmann presents "Renewing Our Grid – Power for the 21st Century" at the next Argonne OutLoud Lecture Series, Thursday, Sept. 19.

The lecture takes place at the APS 402 Auditorium and begins with a reception from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.

The talk takes place from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a question and answer session from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Registration is required to attend. Register online.

The lecture is free and open to the public and Argonne, Department of Energy and University of Chicago employees.

Abstract:
As we continue our path toward an electricity-driven digital economy, our grid will need to be dramatically transformed. This transformation envisions our 21st century grid to deliver clean, afordable, and reliable electricity across a smart and resilient infrastructure to fully empowered consumers. Conzelmann will discuss recent industry and technology trends and how Argonne research supports this exciting transformation.

About the presenter:
Guenter is the Director of the Center for Energy, Environmental and Economic Systems Analysis. His research focuses on the development and application of modeling and simulation tools to study strategic energy and power sector issues, including energy efficiency of buildings, renewable energy integration, advanced conventional energy, smart grid implementation, and environmental impacts of energy production.