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    Can the World Run on Batteries?

    Monday, Oct 12, 2015 12:00 - 1:00 PM @ Morningstar
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    Can the World Run On Batteries?
    Sonny Garg
    Energy Solutions Lead, Uptake
    Philip Warburg
    Author, Harvest the Sun
    Robyn Beavers
    Clean Energy Innovator
    Robert Rosner,
    Professor, Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago
    CONVERSATION - Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    It takes over 700 pounds of coal to power a single light bulb for a year. Compare that to the typical wind turbine, which has been calculated at just over two hours of work. But is the switch from coal to wind, gas to batteries actually feasible? Experts discuss the future of the grid, examining the disruptive innovations, governmental reforms and economic incentives (and disincentives) powering our changing energy system.

    What to expect: Sonny Garg on the next wave in energy disruption; attorney and author Philip Warburg on the future of wind and solar energy—in other words, here comes the sun; Robyn Beavers on making big business green; Robert Rosner on using nuclear energy, safely

    *This Conversation is sponsored by Zeller Realty Group.

    Monday, Oct 12, 2015 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    22 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602
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