Deepakraj Divan Among Authors of New National Academies Report

Georgia Tech Professor, and Director of the Center for Distributed Energy, Deepakraj Divan is one of 15 authors on a new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report titled, "The Future of Electric Power in the United States. ”In its 2018 appropriations for the Department of Energy, the U.S. Congress directed the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to appoint an ad hoc committee of experts to “...conduct an evaluation of the expected medium- and long-term evolution of the grid. This evaluation shall focus on developments that include the emergence of new technologies, planning and operating techniques, grid architecture, and business models."

The DOE is holding a report release webinar on Thursday, February 25 ...

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Fuels of the Future: Chemical Energy Carriers for a Decarbonized Economy

A petroleum refining facility. Image by SatyaPrem from a recently released white paper, SEI Executive Director Tim Lieuwen and Georgia Tech Professor Matthew Realff argue that federal research and development funding for expediting the decarbonization of energy should leverage existing infrastructure to minimize costs and speed the decarbonization of the energy sector.

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NEETRAC is a self-supporting, membership based center within the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech. Our goal is to help the electric utility industry solve the everyday problems associated with transmitting and distributing electric energy reliably and efficiently. NEETRAC staff and facilities, combined with the significant resources of Georgia Tech, can provide our customers with a wide array of analytical, engineering, research and testing services – on collaborative and proprietary projects.

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