This session explores the history of the battery, how batteries work and current technological challenges, life cycle cost of batteries and then how batteries lead to a low carbon future through behind the meter solutions, grid level storage, electrifying mobility and concludes with a discussion of the policy landscape
Director and Professor of Energy Technology and Policy
Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School
Kevin B. Jones, Ph.D. is a Professor of Energy Technology and Policy at Vermont Law School, Director of Vermont Law School’s Institute for Energy and the Environment (www.vermontlaw.edu/energy) and a Senior Fellow in the New Economy Law Center. At VLS he leads the Energy Clinic, which is focused on advancing community solar development, and is a coauthor of the books "The Electric Battery: Charging Forward to a Low Carbon Future" and "A Smarter Greener Grid: Forging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies" published by Praeger.
Prior to joining VLS, Kevin was the Director of Power Market Policy for the Long Island Power Authority, a former Associate Director with Navigant Consulting in Albany, NY and a former Director of Energy Policy for the City of New York. He has a Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lally School of Management and Technology, a Masters of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, and a B.S. from the University of Vermont.
Tuesday, September 12
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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