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Battelle Power Grid Expert Discusses Heat Wave on News Radio


Posted on Nov 21, 2012

Columbus, OH - Mani Vadari, VP of Electricity Infrastructure at Battelle, was a guest on the 610 WTVN Bob Conners radio show on July 8. With the current heat wave stressing the electricity grid, Conners called on Vadari as an expert in the field to answer questions about the grid and give tips for consumers to do their part to stop brownouts.

As the world’s largest, independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management, National Security, Energy Technology, and Health and Life Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $5.6 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 20,400 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including seven national laboratories which Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a nuclear energy lab in the United Kingdom.
Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science and math education.
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