Regulators, utility leaders and key technology innovators meet to explore how to optimize smart grid investment to meet growing customer demands and operational needs.
Today’s aging grid does not have many of the capabilities needed to meet the expectations of “Amazon age” customers and manage the operational demands of a generation mix featuring increasing amounts of renewable power and BTM solar PV, storage and EVs. At the same time, the pace of technological advancement is outpacing the traditional regulatory cycle, while flat load growth is limiting a utility’s ability to explore all the technologies emerging to help manage an increasingly flexible two-way grid. No single utility can implement all of the available solutions but must be prepared to justify recommended investments to regulators concerned about the cost impacts on ratepayers.
Grid Modernization 2018 Summit will bring together regulators, utility leaders and key technology innovators to explore how to optimize grid investment to meet growing customer demands and operational needs.
Attend the pre-summit workshop, State of the Art in Digitization, to get the latest information on the emerging tools and technologies that will support the two-way grid of the future. Learn from pioneering utilities, and leading technology and service providers where the state of the art lies today for energy blockchain, data analytics, software platforms and cybersecurity.
In addition, the State of the Art in Digitization workshop now features a personal tour of the award-winning Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) on the NREL campus, where much of the DOE’s cutting-edge research into where digitization is heading happens every day.
Murali Baggu, Ph.D
Laboratory Program Manager for Grid Integration
NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY (NREL)
Manager, State Government Affairs
THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE
Manager, Technology Assessment and Integration
ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE
Ph.D., Technology Manager, Systems Integration
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Cynthia B. Hall
Commissioner – District 1
NEW MEXICO PUBLIC REGULATION
Managing Director, Enterprise Protective Services
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION
Juliet S. Homer
Senior Energy Research Engineer
PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY
GREENTECH CAPITAL ADVISORS
WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
BLOCKCHAIN ENGINEERING COUNCIL
PMP, Program Manager – Grid Modernization & Distributed Resource Integration
CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NEW YORK
Engineering Group Manager
NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY (NREL)
RI DIVISION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS
Nayeem Mohammad Abdullah
Principal Project Manager – Smart Grid & Innovation
Lead Planning Manager, Customer Solutions
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Vice President, Director of Project Management – Renewable Energy Investments
Scott T. Rupp
MISSOURI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Brien J. Sheahan
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ILLINOIS COMMERCIE COMMISSION
Manager, DER Policy
SOUTHERN COMPANY SERVICES
Brooke A. Trammell
Regional Vice President, Rates and Regulatory Affairs
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