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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.
DISTRIBUTECH International is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home. The conference and exhibition offer 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 »
Intersolar North America is the premier solar event that connects innovators and decision makers in the solar + energy storage industry. With a dynamic exhibition floor and robust conference program, Intersolar North America provides business-to-business professionals a platform to advance business, expand education, and drive networking.Find out more »
The Northwest Hydroelectric Association is pleased to invite members and guests to join us at the 2020 Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Seattle, WA. This year's program takes a deep dive into subjects that are important to the hydropower industry in the Northwest. The board selected the theme to be #NWHYDRO as we talk about how we communicate around hydro, what the next generation of hydro looks like, how the industry is handling cybersecurity/connectivity, and how to…Find out more »
Power & Energy Automation Conference This year's program is Advancing the Grid: Data to Automation to Resilience. In addition, this year's Energy Systems Innovation Center (ESIC) 2020 Summit is on March 5 from 8 am – 1:30 pm and its theme is GRID RESILIENCE: The Intersection of the Utility Business Model, Regulatory Policy, and Incident Response. Speakers include Commissioners from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.Find out more »
The Hawai’i Energy Conference brings together regional and national experts on energy policy, strategies, leadership and innovation. The 2020 Conference will explore the timely issues of beneficial electrification and the design of an equitable energy transition. Participants will take a deep dive into how electrification can be “beneficial”. As more functions are served by electricity, demand for electricity will rise. This opens pathways for more deployment of renewable generation, which supports the sort of ambitious decarbonization goals that state legislatures…Find out more »
Boise State University's Center for Advanced Energy Studies presents panels on energy storage and infrastructure integration.Find out more »
Our team of committee members has joined to create a conference consisting of the nation’s top speakers; dozens of educational sessions; hundreds of the finest vendors and exhibitors; a panel of the region’s most prominent general managers and CEOs; and our incredibly dynamic keynote speaker, Dr. Jen Welter, the first female coach in the NFL.Find out more »
We're reuniting business, policy, government and academic leaders with vendors and partners to further the conversation about electrification's role in enhancing efficiencies and benefiting the environment within the framework of decarbonization and global sustainability.Find out more »
The Oregon Solar Energy Conference is the nation’s best regional solar conference. In 2019 the conference hosted over 500 attendees representing over 220 companies, with over 30 exhibitors & sponsors and 57 sessions ranging from technical training to business training to solar policy. The conference offered over 20 hours registered for NABCEP CE.Find out more »
Attendees of Oregon's Energy Future Conference gain a deeper understanding of the political, economic, and social forces driving Oregon's clean energy economy, and come away with insights into how to meet the current challenges and take advantages of opportunities. This is Oregon’s unmatched forum for learning, networking and business development, with content covering policy, the business of renewable energy, and energy technology and innovation.Find out more »