GridNext, TREIA’s Annual Conference, October 23-24 in Georgetown

By October 13, 2017Partner Events

Texas Renewable Energy Industry Alliance (TREIA) is hosting its annual conference, GridNext, October 23 & 24 at the Sheraton in Georgetown Texas. This year’s event will feature Key Note speaker Former Vice President Al Gore!

 Conference Highlights:

  • Well-known pioneer in the retail energy arena and Forbes contributor, Peter Kelly-Detwiler will facilitate GridNEXT 1.0 and 2.0 Readiness Workshops along with Lon Huber, Vijay Betanabhatla and Jonathan Blackburn
  • Additional Pre-Conference “Readiness” Workshops include:
    • Continuing education workshops for utilities and market stakeholders
    • Readiness workshops to prepare attendees for “deep-dive” afternoon sessions
    • World-renowned founder of retail energy and Forbes contributor, Peter Kelly-Detwiler will facilitate GridNEXT 1.0 and 2.0 Readiness Workshops.
  • The Present and Future State of Utilities: In a salute to CPS Energy’s 75th Anniversary of public utility ownership, COO, Cris Eugster, and Chief Safety Officer, Fred Bonewell address Texas operational excellence and policy trends.
  • Cleantech Open Pitch Competition: Some of the brightest entrepreneurs in Texas give their best shot in pitching a panel of judges with new ideas for clean energy solutions.
  • Building the Roadmap to Smarter Grid: Texas utility leaders provide an update on their utilities’ smart initiatives and place their efforts on the roadmap leading to their vision of the smart grid.
  • Electrical Vehicles (EVs) and the Grid: Driving Electrified Transportation in Texas.
  • Emerging Cyber-physical Security Challenges and the Microgrid
  • Cities in the Drivers’ Seat – Leading Transformation to a Cleaner Grid: Texas City Leaders discuss ways their cities are keeping their commitments to enact green energy policies that are rapidly transforming their 21st-century grid.
  • Fireside Chat with Gavin Bade, Editor, Utility Dive and Jan Vrins, Global Energy Practice Leader, Navigant,  “Hand in Hand: Decarbonization and Power Sector Resilience”

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