Looking Outward: the Role of Research in Advancing Equity in the Energy Sector (Panel) -WIE ILC 2021

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Moderator: Dr. Bethel Tarekegne

Panelist: Sarah Vorpahl, Senior Energy Policy Specialist, Washington State Energy Office

Dr. Destenie Nock, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE), and Engineering and Public Policy (EPP)

Dr. Becca Jones-Albertus, Director, U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO)

Ms. Rebecca O’Neil, Advisor, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Energy is a linchpin in modern society and a central element of the national research agenda. Innovation is revolutionizing the way we generate, distribute and consume electricity, and research will play a critical role in enabling a greener, more secure energy future. This panel will bring together individuals with a broad range of perspectives to speak to how research in this sector can advance equity and environmental justice across the globe. The discussion will touch on issues related to equity in the built environment, in innovations related to renewable energy and energy storage, in resilient power system futures, and in energy markets.

Moderator: Dr. Bethel Tarekegne

Panelist: Sarah Vorpahl, Senior Energy Policy Specialist, Washington State Energy Office

Dr. Destenie Nock, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE), and Engineering and Public Policy (EPP)

Dr. Becca Jones-Albertus, Director, U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO)

Ms. Rebecca O’Neil, Advisor, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ...

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