A Business Case for Bidirectional EVs? Office of Technology Transitions, DOE Webinar Series - Part 2

June 20, 2020

A Business Case for Bidirectional EVs? Office of Technology Transitions, DOE Webinar Series - Part 2

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is pleased to announce a new webinar series, Is There A Business Case For Bidirectional Electric Vehicles And Charging Infrastructure? This series will include two informative, engaging sessions with distinct sets of panelists discussing different but related concepts in regards to bidirectional electric vehicles.

Webinar 2: How would it work? How could bidirectional vehicles be integrated into the grid?

This panel will describe how bidirectional vehicles will be integrated into the grid, the technologies involved, and where it’s already happening. We will discuss how bidirectional electric vehicles could be an important asset to the grid and to other energy customers, and how they could provide reliability, resilience, and introduce new revenue streams while supporting smart grid investments. We will also talk about the work underway in the private sector, and at DOE, presented by Argonne National Lab. Argonne will walk us through scenarios to illustrate the possibilities leveraging existing tools that could help decision makers with planning and execution.

Moderator: Rima Kasia Oueid, Commercialization Executive, Office of Technology Transitions, U.S. Department of Energy

Conner Prochaska, Chief Commercialization Officer, U.S. Department of Energy
Mahesh Sudhakaran, Chief Digital Officer, IBM Energy, Environment & Utilities
Ram Sastry, VP Innovation & Technology, American Electric Power
David Slutzky, CEO, FERMATA
Sam Sperling, Proterra
Angelina Galiteva, Vice Chair, California Independent System Operator and Founder and Board President at Renewables 100 Policy Institute
Joann Zhou, Chick Macal, Ralph Muehleisen, and Zhi Zhou, Argonne National Labs