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Local Energy Security in Transition

June 16, 2015Megan ButlerETL Blog, FeaturedComments Off on Local Energy Security in Transition
Enegy Transition Lab Faculty Director Hari Osofski

Dr. Osofsky at the MEPC Making Connections Summit.       Photo Credit: MPEC 2015 Energy Summit by Great Planes Institute CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

This month Dr. Hari Osofsky, the Energy Transition Lab’s Faculty Director presented the keynote address at the Metropolitan Energy Policy Coalition’s Energy Summit held held in St. Paul.  Read more →

Ellen Anderson named executive director of energy lab

August 28, 2014grafe014ETL Blog, FeaturedComments Off on Ellen Anderson named executive director of energy lab

Our energy system is in the midst of a major transition. Our power sources are shifting from coal to more natural gas and renewables. We need to upgrade our aging grid to accommodate those new sources. As our grid becomes “smarter,” we need it to be responsive and reliable. And new greenhouse gas emissions regulations and the need to make our grid resilient as the climate changes add further complexities.

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