• Episode number 08
  • Duration 24:19
  • Language English
  • Date 19th April 2021

Severe weather is a frequent cause of large-scale blackouts. In this episode, Dr. Amro Elshurafa, a research fellow at KAPSARC, has an in-depth discussion with Dr. Frank Felder about what happened in Texas and its relation to renewables, and even market liberalization. They also discuss the notion of lessening the frequency and severity of such wide-scale blackouts.

Guest

Frank Felder

Frank Felder Frank is an engineer, energy policy analyst, and Program Director for Energy Transitions and Electric Power. Prior to joining KAPSARC,…

Expertise

  • Energy Policy
  • Electricity Restructuring and Energy Modeling

Host

Amro Elshurafa

Amro Elshurafa Amro is an expert with over 20 years of experience in energy and technology garnered on three continents. His research…

Expertise

  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Power Modeling
  • Net-Zero Power Sector
  • Hybrid Microgrid Design and Optimization

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