Brittany Westlake, PhD

Technical Leader, Energy Storage & Distributed Generation Program
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

At EPRI's Energy Storage and Distributed Generation Program, Brittany Westlake works to understand battery and storage technology performance characteristics and the role they play in a variety of applications from stationary storage to the transportation sector. As part of EPRI’s Technology Innovation Scouting Program, she tracks research and development of emerging energy storage technologies to identify ones with potential for the electric utility grid. Brittany also works on understanding end-of-life and recycling implications of batteries and energy storage systems to enable utility planning as they deploy these grid systems. Prior to joining EPRI, she worked as a Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy.

She has a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from University of Georgia and earned both her a Masters of Science and PhD in Physical Chemistry from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.