Cuzner can discuss problems facing the U.S. power grid, especially at the height of the summer.
The Biden Administration recently announced $2.3 billion for states to modernize the electrical grid against natural disasters exacerbated by climate change. Meanwhile, demand on the grid is expected to hit an all-time high this summer, straining its reliability. Robert Cuzner can discuss how researchers are working to make grid protection systems adaptable in the face of unexpected events. He can also talk about his research into microgrids, a technology that allow renewable energy to be incorporated into the national grid. He can address how the U.S. grid compares to those in other nations.