Boston University

For The Institute For Sustainable Energy's Role Of The Grid On The Path To 2050 Project

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This is a grant to develop materials to train our grantees on the types of changes that are needed in the utility sector to dramatically reduce carbon emissions. Trainings in Washington, DC, and San Francisco will focus on utility business models, the role of distributed resources, and wholesale market design.
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