Baker on Plenary Panel at USAEE: ‘Promised Technology Solutions: Where are They?’ – UMass News and Media Relations

Baker on Plenary Panel at USAEE: ‘Promised Technology Solutions: Where are They?’ – UMass News and Media Relations

Erin Baker, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and faculty director of the Energy Transition Institute, was part of a Plenary Panel at the 2021 conference of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics, entitled “Promised Technology Solutions: Where are they?”

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Erin Baker

Along with Jessika Trancik of MIT and Kelly Sims Gallagher of Tufts, she discussed the rapid improvements seen in the last few years in key technologies such as offshore wind, solar and batteries.

She urged attendees to “plan for innovation, with stronger climate goals and equity-focused co-design of technological solutions.”

Source: https://www.umass.edu/news/article/baker-plenary-panel-usaee-promised-technology-solutions-where-are-they

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