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June 03rd 2011:Would energy storage make our electricity system more secure with Byron Washom and Janice Lin

You don’t have control over your electricity service, and yet almost everything you do requires electricity. Even people whose homes or workplaces are run by self-generated wind or solar power are vulnerable, because every other system we rely upon runs on electricity: water, information technology, transportation, fuel delivery, manufacturing, telecom, banking, etc. Thirty years ago, people said that the U.S. had a “gold plated” electrical grid, now many of those same experts say it is “third world.” On today’s episode we’ll talk about where our electricity comes from, why our electric system

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Janice Lin

Janice Lin is the founder and Managing Partner of Strategen Consulting, a strategic consultancy that helps businesses create sustainable value through clean energy solutions. Janice has worked in clean energy strategy and market development for over a decade, during which she has advised clients ranging from venture-backed start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. Recognizing energy storage as a key asset for greater renewable integration, grid efficiency, and system reliability, Janice co-founded the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) in 2009. This inter-industry advocacy group is committed to expanding the role of grid-connected storage, and has led successful efforts in both the Cali
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Byron Washom

Byron Washom is UC San Diego’s new Director of Strategic Energy Initiatives and is responsible for energy management policy to achieve the campus' goals for quantum improvements in energy management and Greenhouse Gas reductions. Prior to UCSD, Mr. Washom was the CEO for twenty years of a due diligence firm that specialized in CleanTech, and he served as Sr. International Advisor to the World Bank and DOE. He is a four time Rockefeller Foundation Grantee and a former Heinz Endowment Grantee for early commercialization of CleanTech into developing countries. Mr. Washom was also Founder and President of Advanco Corp which in 1984 set the long-standing world records for solar electric conversio
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio You don’t have control over your electricity service, and yet almost everything you do requires electricity. Even people whose homes or workplaces are run by self-generated wind or solar power are vulnerable, because every other system we rely upon runs on electricity: water, information technology, transportation, fuel delivery, manufacturing, telecom, banking, etc. Thirty years ago, people said that the U.S. had a “gold plated” electrical grid, now many of those same experts say it is “third world.” On today’s episode we’ll talk about where our electricity comes from, why our electric system is vulnerable, potential solutions to this vulnerability, and most importantly, what you can do to influence public policy makers to help ensure our nation’s electricity supply is secure. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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