2017 Grid Evolution Summit – A National Town Meeting

July 25 - 27, 2017
Washington, DC
Conference Technical Program: July 25 & 28th

Join the community that's changing the future of electricity.

Where bright minds and powerful ideas are transforming the electric sector.

Do more than talk about electric evolution – create it at the Grid Evolution Summit. Be a part of the conversation as industry stakeholders determine how the electric sector will evolve, modernize the grid, and better integrate distributed energy resources.

The Grid Evolution Summit is unique because all electricity stakeholders are coming together to build the future of electricity. At the Summit, it’s not just talk – it’s action.

  • Discuss and debate the latest trends, issues, and business developments with industry influencers
  • Attend panel discussions, roundtables, case studies, and presentations on emerging best practices
  • Create and evaluate potential solutions to roadblocks preventing electric industry transformation
  • Tackle issues head-on through summit technical working group sessions
  • Connect with top business leaders and policymakers
  • Broaden your industry relationships through receptions and networking sessions



Who’s Participating in the Grid Evolution Summit

Utilities & ISO/RTOs


AGL Energy American Electric Power (AEP) American Municipal Power, Inc
Arizona Public Service Baltimore Gas & Electric Barbados Light and Power Company
Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) California ISO Commonwealth Edison
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. CPS Energy Direct Energy
DTE Energy Duke Energy Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)
Energy Australia Entergy Eversource
Georgia Transmission Hawaiian Electric Company Holy Cross Energy
ISO New England Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc. Long Island Power Authority
MISO Energy Missouri River Energy Services National Grid (US)
New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc. NV Energy Orange and Rocklands Utilities, Inc.
Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation Pacific Gas & Electric Pepco Holdings, Inc.
PJM Interconnection PPL Electric Utilities Company Public Service Electric & Gas
Salt River Project San Diego Gas & Electric Southern California Edison
Southern Company Tennessee Valley Authority Vermont Electric Power Co, Inc.
Westar Energy Xcel Energy

Technology Providers & Consultants
Advanced Microgrid Solutions Amzur Technologies Arara Blue Energy
AutoGrid Systems Bidgely British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC)
Calm Sunrise Consulting, LLM ChargePoint Charlotte Street Advisors
Clean Power Research CleanTech Methods CLEAResult
CMG Consulting LLC ConnectDER CW Energy Consulting
Deloitte Consulting LLP Doosan Grid Tech E&E Daily
Eaton Industrie Private Limited Ecobee Edison Energy
Electric Advisors Consulting Electric Motor Werks, Inc. Emerson Climate Technologies
Enbala Power Networks Encycle Corp. EnergyHub
EnerNex EnerNOC Entergy Corporation
ESCO Advisors FleetCarma Franklin Energy Group
Fronius USA General Electric Energy General MicroGrids, Inc.
Greenlots Grid4C Hitachi Americas Ltd.
Hive Home US Home, Building & Utility Systems Honeywell
IBM ICF International Industry Dive, LLC
Itron, Inc. Ken Wacks Associates Landis+Gyr
Leidos Lendlease Locus Energy
Luthin Associates Michaels Energy Microsoft Corporation
Mission:Data Modern Grid Partners Mosaic Power
Navigant Consulting, Inc. NCR Solutions LLC Nest Labs
Nexant NextEra Energy NRG Energy Services
Open Energy Solutions Inc. Opus One Solutions Pintail Power
Real Time Innovations Redox Power Systems S&P Global
ScottMadden, Inc. Siemens Smart Grid Today
Smarter Grid Solutions Spark Cognition Spirae
Stem Strategies for Clean Energy Innovation SunPower Corporation
TeMix, Inc. Tendril To The Point
Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC Utility Dive Utopus Insights
Vectren Corporation Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) Viriditas Energy Consulting, LLC
Wedgemere Group  Wedin Communications  West Monroe Partners
Whisker Labs Willdan

Government & NGO's
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
American Public Power Association (APPA) Air Force Office of Energy Assurance Arizona Corporation Commission
Boston University California Public Utilities Commission Citizens Utility Board of Illinois
City of Orlando Coalition of Northeastern Governors Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Consortium for Energy Efficiency DC Office of the People’s Counsel DC Public Service Commission
Delaware Public Service Commission E4TheFuture Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
Electric Power Research Institute Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Florida Solar Energy Center Georgia Public Service Commission GridLAB-D
Hawaii Public Utilities Commission IEEE Illinois Commerce Commission
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission International Finance Corporation Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)
Johns Hopkins University Kentucky Department for Energy Development & Independence Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute
Korea University Maine Public Utilities Commission Maryland Office of People’s Counsel
Maryland Public Service Commission Maui Economic Development Board Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Michigan Public Service Commission

Mitsubishi Research Institute Montana Consumer Counsel
Montana Public Service Commission Montgomery County, Office of Energy and Sustainability National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
National Electric Manufacturers Association (NEMA) National Governors Association National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation
North American Energy Standards Board North Carolina Utilities Commission Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Orange Button Organization of MISO States Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Passive House Institute US Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) Rocky Mountain Institute Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)
Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) Solar Power Events Syracuse University
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Navy
University of Colorado Denver Vermont Law School  Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy


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Great conference. Illuminating conversations. Tremendous networking opportunities. Even the food was great…

- Ahmad Faruqui, Principal, The Brattle Group