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Technology & Business Innovation in the Israeli Energy Sector with Prof. Yael Parag

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Technology & Business Innovation in the Israeli Energy Sector with Prof. Yael Parag
Technology & Business Innovation in the Israeli Energy Sector with Prof. Yael Parag

Time & Location

Jan 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

New York, 142 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, USA

About the event

Please join us for a special evening with Prof. Yael Parag. She will present the lecture "Technology & Business Innovation in the Israeli Energy Sector " . Followed by a light refreshment. 

Prof. Yael Parag the Head of the Energy Program, and the former Vice Dean of the School of Sustainability, at Reichman University, Israel. She holds a BSc degree in biology, and MA and PhD degrees in social sciences. Between 2005-2011 she was a senior researcher in the Energy Group of the Environmental Change Institute (ECI), at the University of Oxford.

Her research is at the forefront of addressing critical energy challenges, with a primary focus on future and decarbonized electricity systems, energy security, and innovation at the grid's edge. She studies prosumer markets, peer-to-peer energy trading, community energy, microgrids and electricity islands, demand flexibility and EV charging management, consumer behavior and consumer engagement with smart energy technologies.

In addition, Prof. Parag is studying radical carbon mitigation policies, such as personal carbon trading, while also developing the “middle-out” perspective to analyze the roles of intermediary actors in promoting the energy transition.

Prof. Parag won prestigious and competitive research grants, and her work has been published in leading academic journals. Furthermore, she serves as an editorial board member of the journals “Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews”, and “Energy Research and Social Science”.

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