Oregon’s Energy Future Workshop Series

The Business of Clean Energy & Efficiency


Three half day workshops

NEBC Virtual Workshops

Registration Open

Transportation – November 18, 2021

8:00 am – 12:00 noon

The second in a three-part series of interactive workshops, Transportation will focus on the bold steps our region is taking to advance electric and smart mobility to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, foster social equity and inclusion, and strengthen resiliency on Oregon’s path to decarbonization and a clean energy future.

Join us for this second installment of Oregon’s Energy Future conference.

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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