Oregon’s Energy Future Workshop Series

The Business of Clean Energy & Efficiency


Three half day workshops: September 21, October 21 and November 18

NEBC Virtual Workshops

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The Energy Delivery System – September 21, 2021

The first in a three-part series of interactive workshops, The Energy Delivery System will focus on Oregon’s path to decarbonization, resiliency and resource adequacy, and the transformative technologies that that will shape the energy delivery system of the future.

Join us for this first installment of Oregon’s Energy Future as we confront the challenges and explore the opportunities on Oregon’s path to decarbonization and a resilient clean energy future.

2021 Keynote Presentations

Kicking off the Workshop: The Energy Delivery System: Integration to Reduce Carbon

Jesse D. Jenkins
Assistant Professor | Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and
Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment
Princeton University

Jesse Jenkins is an assistant professor at Princeton University with a joint appointment in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment and courtesy appointments at the School of Public and International Affairs and the High Meadows Environmental Institute. He is a macro-scale energy systems engineer with a focus on the rapidly evolving electricity sector. Jesse leads the Princeton ZERO Lab (Zero-carbon Energy systems Research and Optimization Laboratory), which improves and applies optimization-based energy systems models to evaluate low-carbon energy technologies and generate insights to guide policy and planning decisions. Jesse earned a PhD and SM from MIT and a BS from the University of Oregon. Jesse worked previously as a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, and spent six years as an energy and climate policy analyst prior to embarking on his academic career, including as an analyst at Renewable Northwest.

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