Grid Innovation Pitch Competition

Join us for the Grid Innovation Pitch competition at GridFWD Seattle, April 19-20.

Grid Innovation Pitch Competition at GridFWD Seattle

Amazon Web Services will provide selected startups with AWS credits and support up to $100,000*
  • Location: GridFWD Seattle, Bell Harbor Center, Seattle, WA
  • Date: April 19, 2022, winner announced April 20
  • Enter to participate by March 8, 2022, using the form below
  • Selected companies will be notified around March 21, 2022

If you have an innovative technology or service for advancing grid modernization, this is your competition. At GridFWD Seattle (April 19-20, Seattle, WA), 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! The competition is also supported by EPRI and its IncubatEnergy Labs. Bring your best pitch! The judges will be announced soon.

We are not setting a specific grid challenge for your pitch to address. You can consider choosing from following list of categories, or propose your own.

  • Advanced technologies for wildfire mitigation
  • AI and analytics for DER optimization
  • Solutions that improve energy equity and benefit vulnerable communities
  • Automation to increase building to grid flexibility
  • Autonomous vehicle and grid to vehicle capabilities
  • Advanced forecasting and grid planning
  • Remote sensoring and monitoring
  • Non-wires solutions for grid improvements
  • Advanced capabilities to improve transmission

Apply today! The deadline for application is March 8.

You must be present at GridFWD Seattle to make your pitch and attend the announcement. Grid Forward will assist with helping selected start-up companies register for the event. Selected companies will receive pre-event couching and guidance, and invitations to special activities during the event.

*Note – Subject to AWS Activate Terms and Conditions