Summer 2017 Exchange Student from China: Ruiying Chai

The CDE was lucky enough to have undergraduate student intern Ruiying Chai from China spend the summer 2017 with us.

She is from Tsinghua University, Beijing.

While at the CDE, she helped research distributed grids.

Ruiying with Dr. Drivan

CDE Team Retreat

On Thursday, May 25th, 2017, CDE team had a day out golfing in celebration of the success of the CDE symposium and workshop held last week, May 18-19, 2017. 
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CDE Industry Partners Program – May 19th, 2017

The Center for Distributed Energy (CDE) has been established at Georgia Tech with financial support from the Georgia Research Alliance and Georgia Tech to do advanced research and to develop technologies and holistic solutions that can transform electricity delivery and utilization. Research areas include power conversion, industrial applications, energy conservation, distributed energy resources, distributed control of the grid, security and communications in energy, as well as microgrids, dc nanogrids and energy access for emerging markets. CDE partners include utilities, industry, manufacturers, research organizations, start-ups, VCs and other academic institutions with interests in aligned areas. In addition to doing traditional forward-looking cutting-edge academic research, CDE is uniquely focused on accelerating and de-risking technologies so that they can see faster adoption and higher impact.

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Energy Thought Leaders Symposium – May 18th, 2017

The Energy Thought Leaders Symposium is being hosted by the Center for Distributed Energy at the Georgia Institute of Technology as an annual event that brings together global thought-leaders and provides an interactive forum to look at the issues, challenges, disruptions and opportunities that the energy sector needs to manage over the next decade, with a particular focus on electrical energy generation, delivery and utilization.

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ARPA-E held a workshop on “Enhancing Capital Flow into Early Stage Energy Technologies” on January 31- February 1, 2017 in the Denver, CO area. This workshop convened leading experts and thought leaders from the financial, clean energy market, multilaterals, family offices, technical and policy sectors to identify innovative cross-disciplinary mechanisms, gaps in policy or regulation, and business model innovations that can enhance the successful pathway to commercialization of early-stage clean energy technologies.
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ARPA-E Summit

The Summit Technology Showcase displays over 250 innovative energy technologies, including those from ARPA-E funded project teams – many of which have never before been publicly displayed.
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