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. Enter the Grid Innovation Pitch Competition here!
  2. Join us at GridFWD Seattle April 19-20! Learn more.
  3. Help Pass Federal Investment in the Grid – see more than 20 examples of the impacts and benefits of various advanced grid projects.
  4. Grid Forward Executive Director Provides Testimony on Grid Resiliency to Senate Subcommittee
  5. New Grid Forward Chats podcast with Rep. John Curtis, chair of the Conservative Climate Caucus.
  6. Grid Modernization in the Senate Infrastructure Bill – Bryce shows you where the investments are.

Grid Innovation Pitch Competition

At GridFWD Seattle, Grid Forward is hosting a grid innovation pitch competition, co-hosted by Amazon Web Services who will provide select startups with up to $100K in AWS credits*, technology enablement, business development and GTM support!
Apply to take part today >

Planning Together to Optimize Federal Grid Investments

Grid Forward is bringing together our membership and other regional stakeholders to collaborate on how to access the significant resources coming from Federal action to invest in grid infrastructure. Find out how to get involved >

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