EarthTalks explores challenges of adding renewable energy to power grid

March 02, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Governments are turning to solar and wind power as means of generating electricity while reducing carbon emissions. But how do these energy sources get on the power grid? Seth Blumsack, professor of energy policy and economics and international affairs at Penn State, will look at the challenges of adding renewable energy to the power grid at the next EarthTalks seminar at 4 p.m. Monday, March 16. The seminar will be broadcast through Zoom: https://psu.zoom.us/j/594342606. The talk is free and open to the public.

Seth Blumsack, professor of energy policy and environmental economics and international affairs at Penn State

Seth Blumsack, professor of energy policy and economics and international affairs at Penn State, will look at the challenges of adding renewable energy to the power grid at the next EarthTalks seminar at 4 p.m. Monday, March 16.

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Blumsack’s presentation is part of the spring 2020 EarthTalks series, "Societal Problems, EESI Science towards Solutions." The series features scientists from Penn State’s Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) and explores the human impacts on the global environment and how to apply this knowledge to decision-making. The series runs every Monday through April 27. 

The spring 2020 EarthTalks series is supported by the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute.

 

Last Updated March 16, 2020