Car warranties pose hurdle for EV owners

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A federal advisory group is urging the DOE to study electric vehicles' impact on the grid, including their potential use as emergency power sources (click here to see story). "As EV adoption levels and grid integration become material, there is a need to better understand the pros and cons of alternative use cases that support different business models and provide different benefits for the grid, new businesses and the public," said the group's Smart Grid Subcommittee, led by professor Marilyn Brown of the Geo

Rose Scott--WABE Closer Look: Listen to radio discussion here

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Last Friday (June 1, 2018) was the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. Since then, many states and cities have said they will continue to honor the agreement. Here in Georgia, a new consortium of university researchers is working to address the state’s most pertinent climate-related issues — it’s called the Georgia Climate Project, and it just published it’s first ‘roadmap’ for addressing climate change.

Georgia needs better research and resources to deal with changes in climate, new report says

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Environmental Management JournalMarilyn Brown and Dan Matisoff from the Climate and Energy Policy Lab, with other researchers from across Georgia published an article in the Environmental Management Journal outlining Climate Research Priorities for policy-makers, practitioners, and scientists in Georgia.

Profile on Ross Beppler

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Ross Beppler is a Ph.D. student in the Climate and Energy Policy Laboratory in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy. His goal is to contribute to future energy policy. The Georgia native's research looks at distributed solar, electricity rate design, and the interaction of human behavior and energy use.