Keynote: First Mover Advantages Amid a Clean Energy Boom
Dr. Marilyn A. Brown is a Regents’ and Brook Byers Professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she created and leads the Climate and Energy Policy Lab. Her research focuses on the design and modeling of energy markets and carbon reduction policies and programs, with an emphasis on opportunities on the customer side of the electric meter. She currently teaches courses on Utility Regulation and Policy and Energy Policy and Markets.
From 2010-2017, Dr. Brown served two terms as a Presidential appointee to the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation's largest public power provider. From 2014-2018 she served two terms on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee where she chaired the Smart Grid Subcommittee. She has written 6 books on the clean energy transition and in 2007 she became a Nobel Laureate for her work with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.