Photography By Lonnie Anderson

Thursday, September 01, 2016

N.M. Sen. Martin Heinrich hosts Energy Storage Summit

2016 theme is Storage Strategies for Industry & National Security

2016 theme is Storage Strategies for Industry & National Security

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY STORAGE — Industry leaders from across the US came to Albuquerque on Aug. 23 to participate in US Sen. Martin Heinrich’s 2016 Energy Summit. Sandia Labs Director Jill Hruby opened the event, themed Storage Strategies for Industry & National Security. Jill discussed Sandia’s role in advancing renewables and energy storage technologies, remarking, “With two national laboratories, New Mexico is in a great position to lead the nation toward a sustainable energy future.” Sandia/California site VP Marianne Walck, who heads the Labs’ energy and climate programs, particpated in a panel discussion titled Energy Storage Resiliency for National Security and Emergency Preparedness.