Voltscast: Jesse Jenkins on energy modelingToday is a treat! I sit down for a long and substantive conversation with Princeton professor and energy modeler Jesse Jenkins about energy system modeling, how it works, and what we can learn from it.
Here are three recent podcast episodes -- on the Texas grid, shifting baselines, and the Green New Deal, respectively -- that feature my vocal stylings…
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Discussion thread: what should I cover next?Subscribers: what would you like to see me cover next? I’ve got a bunch of topics on my to-do list, but I’d like to hear what you’re curious or confuse…
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Lessons from the Texas messA few thoughts on what the Texas deep freeze and blackouts mean for for the future of the state's power grid -- and all power grids. (If you don't feel…
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Transmission month: everything in one placeLinks to all the transmission posts and a two-hour mega-podcast in which I read all of them to you.
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Transmission month: two more ideas to quickly boost the transmission gridToday, we look at a few final ideas to boost the performance of the existing transmission grid: storage-as-transmission and converting AC lines to HVDC…
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Transmission month: how to make the existing grid work betterToday we look at a set of technologies that can boost the performance of the existing grid, relieving congestion and making room for new renewables rel…
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Hitting the road in search of sanity.
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