Podcast: Battery Technology and Impact on National Security

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Presented: March 17, 2020 12:00 pm
Presented by: Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Dr. David Hart, Ambassador (ret.) Richard D. Kauzlarich

Part 1

In part one of this two-part podcast series on Battery Technology and Impact on National Security, Dr. Hart and Dr. Robyn overview drivers of battery innovation and how the needs of both warfighters and military installations shape the Department of Defense’s role in creating energy storage solutions. The future importance of different energy storage technologies that are currently in use is also discussed.

Link to Podcast here: https://youtu.be/BnD64WuGapg

Part 2

In part two of this two-part podcast series, the conversation shifts to the rise of electrification and the intersection of the electric vehicle industry and the Department of Defense. Dr. Hart and Dr. Robyn also discuss the battery supply chain, touching on issues with foreign sourcing and production, as well as how best to educate the next generation about building toward sustainable energy solutions.

Link to Podcast here: https://youtu.be/YZ14NV_4ha8

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