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. Ford’s EV and Energy Services strategy – listen to our newest Grid Forward Chats podcast
  2. Grid Forward announces the winners of the 2024 Grid Innovator Awards.
  3. Just released: GridFWD 2024 Preliminary Program >
  4. New article: How the federal government, states and utilities are aligning on advanced grid solutions
  5. New Grid Forward Chats podcasts: AI & the Grid and Scaling Virtual Power Plants
  6. GridFWD 2024 registration is now open. Make your plans to join us in Banff, Canada on October 1-2, 2024.
  7. Recent articles: The Impact of the Electrification of Everything and Cutting-Edge Solutions for Resiliency in Tomorrow’s Grid
  8. See our up-to-date resource page on the federal investments specifically for grid enhancing technologies in both the IIJA and the IRA.

Download the GridFWD 2024 Preliminary Program Summary

Download our new article on advanced grid solutions

Advanced grid solutions article

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