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2019 MIT Energy Conference: Tough Tech & The 2040 Grid

  • Boston Marriott Cambridge 50 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02142 (map)

What will power grids look like in 2040? What should they look like?

Will fusion revolutionize electricity production?

How can utilities both decarbonize and adapt to growing renewables, electric vehicles, and distributed generation?

Will solar and wind grow from 7% to over 30% of global generation? Will energy storage and grid expansion tame intermittency?

How will electrification of transport and heating impact the roles of oil and natural gas?

Will nuclear fission’s share of generation decline, or be buoyed by better reactor designs and regulation?

How does venture capital that fosters analytics differ from venture capital that fosters tough tech, such as small modular reactors?

How can companies profitably bring electricity to people whom the grid does not reach?

These questions and many more will be fully resolved at the 2019 MIT Energy Conference: Tough Tech & The 2040 Grid. Come join the conversation! 20% Early Bird discount expires on February 1st.

Earlier Event: February 6
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