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MIT Energy Initiative webinar series: The Future of Energy Storage
26 July 2022 - 28 July 2022
MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) is holding a webinar series on 26-28 July 2022 on ‘The Future of Energy Storage’.
Timings are given for ET time zone.
- Tuesday, July 26
10:00 am (ET) Electrochemical battery technology
11:00 am (ET) Materials for energy storage
- Wednesday, July 27
10:00 am (ET) Hydrogen, thermal, compressed air, and gravity storage technology
11:00 am (ET) Storage in the electricity system: Key modeling results through 2050
- Thursday, July 28
11:00 am (ET) Regulatory considerations for high VRE electricity systems
About the series
The MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) recently released The Future of Energy Storage report—the culmination of more than three years of research by faculty, scientists, engineers, and researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While it focuses on the mid-century time horizon, the report also examines the range of technologies that will be important in the unfolding decarbonization of the electric grid. These include electrochemical, thermal, compressed air, and pumped storage technologies, as well as hydrogen. The report further addresses the role the federal government should play in advancing new technologies and adapting regulation to accommodate a future in which storage plays a prominent role.
In this webinar series, report authors will present the major sections of the report in one-hour sessions for a technical audience with ample time for Q&A. Sessions will be moderated by MITEI Director Robert Armstrong and MITEI Deputy Director Robert Stoner.