The Electric Power Industry: Between Tradition and Disruption

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 3:30pm
Speaker Information: 
Brian Marrs, NRG

*NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION TO BURKE AUDITORIUM, KROON HALL*

Brian Marrs is a Senior Analyst in Strategy, Policy, and Sustainability for NRG Energy, the largest competitive power producer in the United States. He holds degrees in Foreign Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES ‘12). Prior to Yale, Brian worked as a power systems economist for Vattenfall Europe, based out of Berlin, Germany.

Brian addresses how the power industry has experienced more technology and regulatory changes in the past decade than in the previous four and the resulting potential for disruptive new business models.