The Center on Global Energy Policy's Women in Energy program and Columbia University's Women & Sustainability jointly hosted a panel discussion on power sector and grid modernization. Expert speakers provided insights into how renewable and decentralized energy penetration, EV integration, cybersecurity, and climate change are affecting grid resiliency, security, reliability, and affordability. They also discussed new technologies and innovations that will shape the grid of tomorrow. 

Our panel of expert included:

  • Anna Shpitsberg, Director, Global Power at IHS Markit
  • Lori Lybolt, Director, Utility of the Future, Consolidated Edison (CBS '06)
  • Melissa Lott, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy
  • Scott Fisher, Vice President of Market Development, Greenlots & Adjunct Professor in Columbia's Sustainability Management Program (moderator) 

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For more information contact: energypolicy@columbia.edu.