How is COVID-19 Affecting the Electric Power Grid?
Presenter: Dr. Kyri Baker (Engineering)
Description: Increased residential electricity consumption and decreased commercial electricity consumption due to stay-at-home orders and social distancing is dramatically changing the way the grid operates. Not only do weekdays now appear as weekends to the grid, but changes in demand patterns are changing which power plants are generating electricity, how much renewable energy is being utilized within the grid, and more. In this talk, we will discuss how COVID-19 is affecting the electric power grid, from exploring the impacts within neighborhoods all the way up to electricity markets.
Tuesday, May 26 at 12:00pm to 1:00pmVirtual Event