Stanford Webinar | StorageX International Symposium – Fri. 5/21

StorageX International Symposium

Building Energy Efficiency and Energy Storage

Sponsored by Stanford’s StorageX Initiative

Join Stanford StorageX for an interactive symposium series on the latest advances and breakthrough research in energy storage.

Global experts will cover materials, devices, systems, theory, simulation, and economics across the spectrum of energy storage applications – from electronics and EVs, to backing up the grid and renewables.

The series, hosted by StorageX faculty co-directors Yi Cui and William Chueh, is free and open to the public, registration required.

Dian Grueneich, Alexi Miller & Grace Relf

Friday, May 21, 2021: 7:00-8:45am Pacific Time
(14:00-15:45 GMT)

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Dian Grueneich
Precourt Energy Scholar
Stanford University

Dian Grueneich is an international energy and regulatory policy expert. She served as a Commissioner on the California Public Utilities Commission (2005-2010), leading its work on energy efficiency, advanced meters, and transmission. She has served on external advisory committees to the U.S. DOE and NREL.  She is a graduate of Stanford University and holds a J.D. from Georgetown University. In 2016, Dian launched the Stanford Shultz Energy Fellowship program. She also produced and taught the Stanford California and Western Energy Lecture Series and co-taught a course on Building Energy Efficiency offered by the Stanford Center for Professional Development.

Alexi Miller
Associate Technical Director
New Buildings Institute

Alexi Miller is the Associate Technical Director at NBI and is NBI’s lead engineer. He brings insight and analysis about cutting-edge technologies and strategies to diverse stakeholders as part of a wide-ranging effort to improve the energy performance of the built environment. Alexi leads several programs and initiatives at NBI including the GridOptimal Buildings Initiative, the Public Buildings Portfolio Management Initiative, the Getting to Zero Buildings Database, and FirstView. Alexi has expertise in a range of topics including zero energy and zero carbon buildings, code and policy, building controls, deep energy savings retrofits, and emerging technologies.

Grace Relf
Senior Utility Analyst
Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Grace Relf joined the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission in 2020 as a senior utility analyst. She contributes to the Performance-Based Regulation, distributed energy resource policies, and integrated grid planning efforts, among others. Previously, Grace worked at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, focusing on utility-sector energy efficiency programs and initiatives, and at Karbone Inc. as an energy and environmental markets analyst and broker. Grace earned a master of public administration in environmental science and policy from Columbia University, and also holds an honors BS with distinction in energy and environmental policy and an honors BA in French from the University of Delaware.

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“Backstage Pass” Discussion

Dian Grueneich and Grace Relf will remain 9-9:30am PT in an exclusive “Backstage” discussion room. Continue the conversation about the latest research in energy storage. Limited to 6 applicants.

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