Promoting and Accelerating Grid Modernization

We’re an industry association defining pathways for electric grid modernization via advanced technology, policy progress and business innovation.

What’s New @
Grid Forward

  1. Save the Date: November 16 virtual mini-summit takes the place of GridFWD, which has been postponed until spring.
  2. New Grid Forward Chats podcast with Rep. John Curtis, chair of the Conservative Climate Caucus.
  3. Grid Modernization in the Senate Infrastructure Bill – Bryce shows you where the investments are.
  4. Grid Forward Reveals Winners of 2021 Grid Innovator Awards at Virtual Annual Meeting – E Source, Snohomish PUD and Carl Imhoff of PNNL. Congrats!
  5. New podcasts! Energy and Climate Take Center Stage in Washington State Legislative Session and What Grid Operators Can Do For Decarbonization of Electric Systems (live recording).
  6. Read the Grid Innovation Briefing prepared by Grid Forward, partners and members – and share it with your contacts in Congress.

We’re Uniting All Those Working For Grid Modernization

Grid Forward brings together diverse stakeholders to educate and collaborate with one another to identify, replicate and scale successful approaches to modernizing our regional grid. We provide information and community to help leaders create pathways for electric grid modernization via advanced technology, policy progress and business innovation.

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Be a Member of Grid Forward

Your organization can play a fundamental role in Grid Forward’s mission to promote and accelerate grid modernization in our region. Your membership will serve you in several ways:

  • Engagement: plug into regular communications, quarterly roundtables, shared-initiative working groups and members-only forums
  • Connection: get facilitated introductions across our diverse member base including utilities, regulators, technology providers, implementers, advocates and more
  • Promotion: build awareness of your projects and employment opportunities in the newsletter and at our events
  • Influence: attend our annual planning meeting, join the board of directors or advisors and help drive key initiatives and shape events events and other perks
  • Leadership: demonstrate your industry thought leadership at key meetings and show influence in critical regional and national forums

“The energy transition is real and accelerating. Common goals to provide clean, reliable and equitable energy require stakeholders across the industry to work together in unprecedented ways. Grid Forward provides a platform for diverse industry leaders including utilities, grid operators, solution providers and energy consumers to collaborate on the most pressing challenges and opportunities.”

Scott Harden
CTO, ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY, MICROSOFT