The New American Economy: Reinventing the electrical grid

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This week Dr. Patricia DeMarco invites Michael Rooney and Katrina Kelly, Ph.D. to discuss the new electricity system. Topics include: What is Distributed Energy, and how does it differ from our current central station system? Is the technology in use now? Will it save us money in the short term as well as the long term?

Katrina Kelly holds dual roles at the University of Pittsburgh as a Research Associate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as acting as Manager of Strategy and Business Development for the Center for Energy.Michael Rooney is Manager of District Energy Initiatives at University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Energy.