California 2045: Envisioning California’s Energy Future

On Feb 26th, the Energy Systems Management (ESM) master's program had an expert panel of speakers addressing their vision of what the California grid will look like in 2045. The speakers were Sonia Aggarwal (Vice President, Energy Innovation), Lorenzo Kristov (Principal, Electric System Policy), and Ric O’Connell (Executive Director, GridLab), with Rene Podho, ESM class …

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Merrian Borgeson about Distribution Level Planning for Renewable Energy

"Reducing United States’ GHG emissions by 80% by 2050 is possible” said Merrian Goggio Borgeson, senior scientist at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), during a guest lecture for the students of the Energy Systems Management program at the University of San Francisco. Merrian spends most of her time working with the Public Utilities Commission on …

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