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The Grid Forward community is active across a wide range of objectives, topics, activities… and events. The events calendar below is a curated collection of the events we see that have the most interest and participation among the grid modernization organizations in our region. If you know an event we should be featuring, please send a note to David Smith.
This year's conference will include the following discussions: NW Natural, Oregon’s largest natural gas utility, will present its strategy for “Deep Decarbonization that Leaves No One Behind” Featured panels: Panel 1: Are new energy storage technologies a game-changer? Emerging energy storage technologies may change how we think about and plan the Northwest electric system. What are these technologies? What benefits do they offer? And how should they be employed? Panel 2: Beyond savings – All the benefits of energy efficient…Find out more »
The Decentralised Energy Forum reflects the evolution of the energy sector. Like-minded industry experts will come together to make contemporary energy an integral part of our modern build environment. Where the journey to interactive and automated energy is showcased. Where you meet inspirational business leaders that spark your imagination and can put your business on a clear path for future success.Find out more »
Keynote speaker Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation, will share his vision of a clean energy future with a clear path forward. Recently, national columnist Thomas Friedman lauded Hal Harvey’s “four zeroes” strategic vision as a way to cut pollution and accelerate solutions as a “platform worth running on.” This event will be a great opportunity to connect with others dedicated to promoting the transition to 100% clean and efficient energy.Find out more »
gridCONNEXT brings together business, utility, finance, and policy leaders to explore the most important topics impacting the grid. This event convenes world-class experts to explore diverse perspectives and uncover market innovations poised to redraw the electric utility landscape. With the growth of clean energy, energy storage and electrified transportation – along with new business and regulatory models supporting investments in DERs and grid modernization – this event offers an unprecedented opportunity to connect with key stakeholders and explore what’s next…Find out more »
Now in its fourth year, the Energy Storage Summit will bring together utilities, financiers, regulators, technology innovators, and storage practitioners for two full days of data-intensive presentations, analyst-led panel sessions with industry leaders, and extensive, high-level networking. This year, we're expanding our traditional U.S. event to cover the global market.Find out more »
The 11-track summit brings industry thought-leaders from all over the world opportunities to network, share knowledge and problem solve with worldwide utilities and product and service providers. In addition, 520+ companies fill the exhibit hall with information, products and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, communications technologies, cyber security, water utility technology and more.Find out more »
The 10th Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2019), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), will be held February 17-20, 2019 in Washington D.C. The Conference will feature plenary sessions, panel sessions, technical papers, and tutorials by experts representing the electric utilities, regulators, technology providers, academia, the national laboratories, and both federal and state governments. This year’s theme is “10 years of ISGT – Innovation for a Flexible and Resilient Grid”Find out more »
The 22nd Annual Energy, Utility & Environment Conference, is the USA’s largest professional networking and educational event of its kind, held February 25-26, 2019 at the Convention Center, San Diego, CA, with 1,500 attendees, 400 speakers and 200 exhibits. TE-EXPO provides speaking and exhibit opportunities for suppliers of EV charging stations and infrastructure, batteries & storage, utility fleet, as well as ZEV & AFV, to showcase advanced technologies and strategies for compliance and implementation of SB-350 and for the transition…Find out more »
The 2019 Summit is a senior level educational forum. It will focus on the technical capabilities and innovations that are allowing for advanced microgrid projects and increased penetration of renewables and DERS into the grid. Equally, the Summit will also serve as a conduit for developing the strategic business models and use cases while discussing the current regulatory and market landscape.Find out more »
The dual 2019 PEAC/ESIC Summit will be held at the historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane, WA. PEAC 2019, “Taking it to the Edge: System Awareness, Integration, and Optimization,” will be the 21st in the series that was formerly known as the Western Power Delivery Automation Conference (WPDAC). With a strong industry presence in power and energy automation, PEAC has established itself as a leading forum that attracts practicing engineers, technical staff, R&D personnel, managers, and manufacturers, as well as university…Find out more »