Avtar Bining PhD

President and CEO
Golden State Energy Properties

For the past few years since his retirement from California Government in 2019, Avtar Bining is providing strategic consultations and advice to select clients working on electrification and decarbonization as well as electric vehicles and charging infrastructure.

Previously in 1990 at the California Air Resources Board, he assisted in developing the original Zero Emission Vehicle regulation. Between 1991 and 2019 at the California Energy Commission, he led many energy research and development programs focused on advanced transportation and
energy technologies including electric vehicles, batteries, clean and advanced generation, distributed generation, distributed energy resources, renewable integration, energy storage, and energy infrastructure safety and integrity.

He has over 40 years professional experience, and published his research in numerous national and international journals and presented at many forums in India, Canada, Sweden and USA. Also, he has organized several professional meetings, workshops, and conferences, and moderated discussions at many such events. He holds a PhD degree in Energy Conversion Systems from
University of California, Davis.

Avtar Bining PhD’s Session(s):

| Tuesday, October 18, 2022

10:50 a.m.–11:50 Pacific: EV Charging as a Distributed Energy Source for Grid Balancing

Accelerated adoption of BEVs at the personal and commercial level has increased demand for EV charging, resulting in an excess burden on the electrical power grid. Grid balancing is at the forefront of concern for the industry, its partners, and consumers.  In this session, we will cover: 

    • Understand what is needed to develop a framework for DER market participation
    • Leverage vehicle-to-grid solutions to avoid blackouts
    • Discover the benefits of smart charging 

| Tuesday, October 18, 2022

3:20 p.m.–4:20 p.m. Pacific: BEV Adoption in the Trucking Industry

Commercial trucking is an integral part of the nationwide infrastructure. As BEV adoption grows, fleets in the trucking industry are shifting to electrification. An increase in electrified trucking demands charging access and additional infrastructure. emerging charging solution innovations. Come away with a better understanding of:

    • Drivers and Challenges within electrification of Medium-Duty Trucking 
    • Infrastructure Installation Programs(Charge Ready Transport)
    • Scaling EV Infrastructure for Fleets (10 year deployment strategy, Grant Writing Assistance, EV Readiness Studies)
    • The role of utilities for Fleet Operators, Dealers and OEMs
    • Emerging charging solution innovations

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