Watch: The Role of Microgrids in Providing Reliable and Equitable Access to Electricity

March 22, 2022 | , ,   | Contact: Teresa Feo

An illustration of the Oakland EcoBlock which combines retrofits of existing homes with a solar microgrid to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life for all community members
The Oakland EcoBlock combines retrofits of existing homes with a solar microgrid to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life for all community members | Oakland EcoBlock / UC Berkeley

Toward a Disaster Resilient California:

The Role of Microgrids in Providing
Reliable and Equitable Access to Electricity

 

Communities across California are designing and installing microgrids to improve their resilience during disasters and to meet their climate change and environmental justice goals.

What are microgrids and how can they help ensure all Californian’s have access to reliable electricity? Watch our CCST Expert Briefing to find out more. Held March 30, 2022.

Moderated by:

Patrick Saxton
California Public Utilities Commission | Resiliency and Microgrids

Featuring:

David Carter, P.E.
Cal Poly Humboldt | Schatz Energy Research Center

Robert Flores, PhD
UC Irvine | Advanced Power and Energy Program

Alexandra von Meier, PhD
UC Berkeley | California Institute for Energy and Environment

Yu Zhang, PhD
UC Santa Cruz | Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

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