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. 2024 Annual Meeting announced: online, June 27, noon Pacific. Get an update from federal officials on grid modernization progress. Click here for details >
  2. New Grid Forward Chats podcasts: AI & the Grid and Scaling Virtual Power Plants
  3. GridFWD 2024 registration is now open. Make your plans to join us in Banff, Canada on October 1-2, 2024.
  4. Another article from GridFWD 2023: The Impact of the Electrification of Everything
  5. New article: Empowering the Grid: Cutting-Edge Solutions for Resiliency in Tomorrow’s Grid
  6. See our up-to-date resource page on the federal investments specifically for grid enhancing technologies in both the IIJA and the IRA.

2024 Annual Member Meeting – online, July 27, noon Pacific. Get an update on federal program impact on grid modernization.

Grid Forward Announces Supporting Role in Nearly $140 Million in GRIP Investments in the Western U.S. Electric Grid – Grid Forward Congratulates All Recipients of U.S. DOE Grid Deployment Office Funding

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, INNOVATION, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC