Lisa Poger, NC Electric Transportation Manager at Duke Energy
Electric Vehicle Strategies for Electric Utilities
Monday, February 18 | 4:00 - 5:00pm
Plemmons Student Union, Room 201A Price Lake
FREE and open to the public
As new electric vehicles (EV) enter the market and strong sales growth continues nationwide, Duke Energy has deployed electric vehicle infrastructure programs to help meet the needs of this growing market. In this presentation, learn about Duke Energy’s programs, the economic and environmental benefits of transportation electrification, and where the EV market is going.
About Lisa Poger
Lisa Poger recently joined Duke Energy as Electric Transportation Manager for North Carolina to assist electric vehicle program implementation and outreach and education efforts to advance electric transportation adoption across the state. She formerly worked at Advanced Energy North Carolina where she managed electric transportation projects and led the North Carolina statewide electric vehicle collaborative, Plug-in NC, which brought together industry stakeholders to identify and address barriers affecting electric transportation market transformation. In her role at Advanced Energy she worked closely with electric utilities and other industry stakeholders to support electric vehicle growth, deployment of electric vehicle fueling infrastructure, and the creation of utility programs to manage new EV charging loads.
Prior to joining Advanced Energy, Lisa worked at Pacific Gas & Electric Company in northern California, where she managed emergency demand-side curtailment programs for large commercial and industrial accounts.
About the Sustainable Energy Speaker Series
Our Spring 2019 Speakers will highlight women working in the clean energy industry!
*Attendance will be kept for faculty offering extra credit for students.*
The Sustainable Energy Speaker Series is sponsored by Appalachian Energy Center and the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment.