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. Dr. Ryan Wartena of Q CELLS (formerly Geli) joins Bryce Yonker in our newest podcast, Making Sure FERC 2222 Meets Its Potential in a Future with Energy Storage.
  2. New article: Comprehensive Planning: Two Steps Forward from NARUC and NASEO from the Task Force co-chair Jeffrey Ackermann.
  3. Listen in as Paula Gold-Williams (CEO, CPS Energy) and Debra Smith (CEO, Seattle City Light) discuss grid innovation, leadership, equity and much more in our kick-off to season 2 of Grid Forward Chats.
  4. Read “Grid Forward Town Hall Explores 2021 Opportunities For Grid Modernization,” our new article recapping our latest virtual event on December 1.
  5. New article from Guidehouse explores Electric Mobility for All: Equity Best Practices for E-Mobility Planning.

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

“Grid Forward will help us work more closely with utilities and grid operators to modernize and digitize their operations. We look forward to helping define and collaborate in its activities and membership this year.”

Matt Schnugg