Shankar weighs in on future impact of virtual power plants

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Energy Systems Engineering Director Rudy Shankar contributed to a recent MIT Technology Review article on "How virtual power plants are shaping tomorrow's energy system."

The article, published Feb. 7, 2024, posits that "by orchestrating EVs, batteries, and smart home devices, VPPs can help make the grid cleaner and more efficient."

According to the story, "Better AI can also help VPPs become more adept at coordinating diverse assets," says Shankar.