Kiran Thirumaran

Track E: Better Plants Program
Thu/AM 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Research Staff
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
Industrial Electrification - Overview and Resources

The presentation will discuss the importance of electrification in manufacturing and summarize the electrification assessment framework developed by the Better Climate Challenge's working group. DOE’s research activities on industrial electrification and the new electrification institute will also be discussed.

Mr. Thirumaran is a research staff at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) with a focus on industrial energy and water efficiency, thermal process intensification, industrial decarbonization, and statistical analysis. Mr. Thirumaran has more than 8 years of professional experience which includes working as a research staff at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, implementing utility rebate programs as an energy engineer for CLEAResult, and as an engineering lead for DOE's Industrial Assessment Center at North Carolina State University.

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