PALO ALTO, Calif., April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Earth Day, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) will host a week-long webcast series highlighting impactful research and development (R&D) important to accelerating carbon reduction across the energy ecosystem.
"The R&D EPRI unearths, tests and brings to market is the foundation of a net-zero energy future," said EPRI President and CEO Arshad Mansoor. "Getting to net zero requires aligning on interconnected technology pathways spanning the entire energy system. EPRI is enabling a cleaner future by leading the development of broad-based technologies and tailored approaches, from advancing low-carbon resources to growing efficient electrification."
EPRI's Earth Week 2021 will consist of six sessions taking place April 19-23.
Organizations participating in EPRI's Earth Week 2021 sessions include American Electric Power, Black and Veatch, Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Edison International, Hydrogen Council, International Energy Agency, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, America, National Fuel Gas, New York Power Authority, Salt River Project, SoCalGas, Southern Company, Tri-State Generation and Transmission, U.S. Department of Energy, and World Energy Forum.
Visit EPRI's Earth Week 2021 event page for more information on sessions and speakers and to register for the free public webcasts.
The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI, www.epri.com) conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI's members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, and international participation extends to 40 countries. EPRI's principal offices and laboratories are in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Lenox, Mass.
SOURCE Electric Power Research Institute