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. GridFWD 2024 call for topics extended to April 2. Registration is now open, so make your plans to join us in Banff, Canada on October 1-2, 2024.
  2. New podcasts on federal funding and energy market evolution. Listen in to Grid Forward Chats.
  3. Another article from GridFWD 2023: The Impact of the Electrification of Everything
  4. New article: Empowering the Grid: Cutting-Edge Solutions for Resiliency in Tomorrow’s Grid
  5. Grid Forward Announces Supporting Role in Nearly $140 Million in GRIP Investments in the Western U.S. Electric 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.

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

U.S. DOE Grid Deployment Office Announces 2nd Round of GRIP Funding Opportunities Totaling Up to $3.9 Billion – read our overview >

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