Anna Goldstein is the executive director of the Energy Transition Institute and senior research fellow at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research specialty is the effective management of clean energy technology innovation programs. Anna was previously a postdoc at the Carnegie Institution for Science and at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.
Affordable long-duration energy storage will be needed to decarbonize the U.S. energy system. Flow batteries are promising, but for that promise to be realized, DOE must invest heavily and more effectively in research, development, testing, and demonstration.