Archived Events

Event Dates: April 30, 2019

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) presents a free webinar to discuss a new report Utility Investments in Resilience of Electricity Systems.

Event Dates: October 23, 2018 to October 25, 2018
Location: Denver, CO

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.

Event Dates: October 17, 2018 to October 19, 2018
Location: Vienna, Austria

The International Conference on Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources (IRED) gathers leading practitioners and researchers from around the world to share the latest developments related to integration of renewable energy and distributed energy resources into the power system...

Event Dates: September 13, 2018
Location: Webinar

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) presents a free webinar on Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Pacific time (1:30 - 3 pm Eastern time), to discuss a new report,...

Event Dates: September 4, 2018 to September 7, 2018
Location: Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, Arlington, VA

DOE's Grid Modernization Initiative is holding a peer review on September 4–7, 2018, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

Event Dates: August 5, 2018 to August 9, 2018
Location: Portland, OR

The theme of this year's IEEE PES General Meeting is "Re-Imagining the Electric Grid." GMLC researchers from participating national labs and partner organizations will be presenting throughout the meeting's Technical Program on a variety of topics from across GMI's six Technical Areas.

Event Dates: July 17, 2018 to July 18, 2018
Location: Alburquerque, NM

Sandia National Laboratories is hosting a workshop to gain a broader understanding of power electronics R&D needs for the next generation electric utility grid. ...

Event Dates: July 9, 2018 to July 12, 2018
Location: Washington DC

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) will be hosting the 2018 "Grid Evolution Summit - A National Town Meeting" July 9-12, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The technical program is still under development, so be sure to check back for further details.

Event Dates: June 12, 2018 to June 14, 2018
Location: Cambridge, Mass.

Transactive energy systems are receiving increasing interest from utilities, regulators, and microgrid providers. This conference will bring together representatives of government, industry, utilities, vendor organizations, and academia to learn about transactive energy and how to make it a...

Event Dates: June 14, 2018
Location: Webinar

Through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Grid Modernization Lab Consortium (GMLC), the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed electricity affordability metrics at the state and county levels for the United States. This webinar will introduce a simple spreadsheet interface to map...

Event Dates: May 23, 2018 to May 24, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL

The 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Forum will closely examine lessons learned to date by industry leaders pushing the frontiers of grid modernization and reliability.

Event Dates: May 1, 2018 to May 3, 2018

The third in a series of regional trainings for public utility commissions on distribution systems and planning was held on May 1-3, 2018, for the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. Berkeley Lab is leading the training courses in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory,...

Event Dates: April 12, 2018
Location: Webinar

This IEEE Smart Grid webinar will present distributed control schemes that can be used to improve the small-signal stability of large power systems. Implementations that will be discussed include the modulation of power transfer along a High Voltage DC transmission line, as well as the injection...

Event Dates: March 28, 2018 to March 29, 2018
Location: Seattle, WA

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is hosting a workshop in Seattle on the safety and reliability of stationary energy storage systems. Attendeess will discuss the current state of energy storage safety and reliability, and help identify additional R&D efforts. This forum provides...

Event Dates: March 13, 2018 to March 15, 2018
Location: Washington DC

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America's energy challenges in new and innovative ways. Now in its ninth year, the Summit offers a...

Event Dates: February 19, 2018 to February 22, 2018
Location: Washington, D.C.

The Ninth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (IGST) 2018 North America conference will take place in Washington, D.C.

Event Dates: February 11, 2018 to February 14, 2018
Location: Washington DC

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ (NARUC) annual Winter Policy Summit will convene an array of speakers from federal agencies, industry, the media, advocacy organizations, and more. The committee meetings and general sessions will provide the latest policy updates...

Event Dates: January 23, 2018 to January 25, 2018
Location: San Antonio, Texas

DistribuTECH is an annual electric power transmission and distribution conference that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home.

Event Dates: January 16, 2018 to January 17, 2018

The second in a series of regional trainings for public utility commissions on distribution systems and planning was held on January 16-17, 2018, for the Midwest Public Utility Commissions. Berkeley Lab is leading the training courses in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory...

Event Dates: November 6, 2017

New energy generation, storage, delivery, and end-use technologies support a broad range of value-added electricity services for retail electricity customers. Sophisticated energy management services, distributed generation coupled with storage, and electric vehicle charging are just a few...

Event Dates: October 11, 2017 to October 13, 2017
Location: San Diego, CA

The 2017 EESAT Conference theme is Energy Storage: Evolution and Revolution and will provide a platform to revisit research and development, technologies, and projects that have helped shape the sience and industry of energy storage. The conference will also cover new directions for energy...

Event Dates: October 9, 2017 to October 10, 2017
Location: Golden, CO

Securing the grid from cyberattacks is more complex than ever, and while there is no shortage of vendors offering solutions, objective voices are hard to come by. NREL invites you to share your voice and help us explore and evaluate the greatest cybersecurity challenges across a variety of...

Event Dates: October 3, 2017 to October 5, 2017
Location: Tampa, FL

Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges gathers business and defense leadership to accelerate state-of-the-art technology solutions in support of national security. Presentations/panels from SNL, INL, PNNL, and NREL will...

Event Dates: September 27, 2017 to September 29, 2017

The first in a series of regional trainings for public utility commissions on distribution systems and planning was held on Sept. 27-29, 2017, for the New England Conference of Public Utility Commissioners. Berkeley Lab is leading the training courses in partnership with the National Renewable...

Event Dates: September 22, 2017
Location: Chattanooga, TN

The Energy Power Board Utility (EPB), in partnership with the Department of Energy, is holding a press event to commission a new 100kW/500kWh Vanadium Redox Flow Battery. 

Event Dates: August 1, 2017 to August 3, 2017
Location: New York, NY

The focus for 2017 is squarely on the implementation of both the New York REV and the new Clean Energy Standard. With the recent value of D and the DSIP rulemakings, and roll out of CES procurement plans and rate-making orders expected over the next few months, the New York market is poised to...

Event Dates: July 16, 2017 to July 20, 2017
Location: Chicago, IL

The theme for the 2017 IEEE Power & Energy Society Meeting is “Energize a More Secure, Resilient & Adaptable Grid,” providing a platform to offer new insights, innovative ideas, and answers to some of the most intriguing and important questions facing the power industry today.

Event Dates: July 19, 2017 to July 20, 2017
Location: Honolulu, HI

The 2nd Sandia & EPRI Secure & Resilient Microgrid Design Summit will be co-located with APRISE 2017 and the Defense Energy Technology Challenge July 19-20 at the beautiful Hale Koa Hotel on Fort DeRussy Armed Forces Recreation Center, Waikiki, Honolulu, HI. This summit will bring...

Event Dates: June 27, 2017 to June 29, 2017
Location: San Jose, CA

In its second year, this conference focuses on future distributed energy systems, where they discuss latest issues, opportunities, trends and innovations happening at the grid edge.

Event Dates: June 29, 2017

PRC-027-1, “Coordination of Protection Systems for Performance during Faults,” is an upcoming NERC compliance standard that will require electric utilities to perform periodic reviews of their Bulk Electric System (BES) relay settings to ensure proper coordination between protection relays,...

Event Dates: May 31, 2017

 Electric power is America's most capital-intensive industry, with more than $100 billion invested each year in energy infrastructure. Investment needs are likely to grow as electric utilities make power systems more reliable and resilient, deploy advanced digital technologies,...

Event Dates: May 22, 2017 to May 23, 2017
Location: Seattle, WA

This workshop, the third in the series, focuses on the technical areas of dynamics and control; analytics and optimization; and economics and market design as they relate to modernizing the grid.

Event Dates: May 18, 2017
Location: Golden, CO

This all-day meeting will discuss the...

Event Dates: May 16, 2017 to May 17, 2017
Location: San Francisco, CA (PG&E Headquarters)

VOLTTRON™ is coming to San Francisco for the Fourth Annual Technical Meeting on the Software for Transactive Energy on May 16-17. Join us at Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s Pacific Energy Center to discuss the future of VOLTTRON™, hear about applications from users, and...

Event Dates: May 10, 2017 to May 11, 2017
Location: American Electric Power (AEP) in Columbus, Ohio

The U.S. Department of Energy Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC) Interoperability Technical Review Meeting was held, in partnership with SGIP, on May 10-11, 2017 at American Electric Power (AEP) Ohio in Columbus, Ohio.

The GMLC Interoperability project works with industry to...

Event Dates: April 25, 2017

Idaho National Lab will introduce DOE's scope and technical approach related to electrolyzers as a controllable load and showcase hydrogen refueling station and grid infrastructure with a reference case of the Bay Area in California.

Event Dates: April 18, 2017 to April 21, 2017
Location: Arlington, VA (Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel)

The U.S. Department of Energy will hold a peer review of their Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) projects on April 18-20, 2017 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, VA.  This event will be open to the public and will provide an opportunity to learn about the current state of...

Event Dates: April 4, 2017 to April 5, 2017
Location: Chicago, IL

The next-generation smart grid is one that leverages technology and business model innovation to deliver greater efficiency, cost control, reliability, and high-quality service flexibility to end users of all types. Together with advanced metering infrastructure, the grid of the future will...

Event Dates: March 29, 2017 to March 31, 2017
Location: San Francisco, CA (PG&E Headquarters)

Front line Leaders, best and brightest technology providers, and Global community of industry experts gather at the fifteenth annual premier industry event. Featuring keynotes from industry luminaries, insightful forums, and demos, the i-PCGRID 2017 will provide a forum to discuss best practices...

Event Dates: March 24, 2017

Despite enormous complexity, diversity and challenges, bulk power markets in the United States are functioning reasonably well. However, some aspects of their design — particularly, the long-term functioning of wholesale markets administered by regional transmission operators and independent...

Event Dates: March 21, 2017 to March 22, 2017
Location: Grid IQ Center in Atlanta, GA

The GridWise Alliance, along with General Electric (GE) and Intel, is hosting a free industry workshop to develop a methodology for characterizing smart devices ability to provide valuable grid services). This workshop will be held in Atlanta, GA on March 21 and March 22 at the GE Grid Solutions...

Event Dates: February 27, 2017 to March 1, 2017
Location: Washington, D.C.

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways.

Event Dates: February 22, 2017 to February 24, 2017
Location: Sante Fe, NM

Platform for discussing the current state of ESS Safety (ESS-S) and mitigation strategies for improving cell to system level safety and reliability.  This open forum will provide presenters an opportunity to present their work in ESS-S, and it will provide attendees the chance to see the work...

Event Dates: February 22, 2017 to February 23, 2017
Location: Golden, CO

Allow industry partners to discuss GITT projects with Principal Investigators and provide guidance on methodology and execution of projects.

Event Dates: February 15, 2017

The GridWise Alliance will sponsor a one-hour webinar introducing the scope and technical approach of the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium’s Characterization Initiation. This webinar will provide you the context for the...

Event Dates: January 25, 2017

Exploring the potential for emerging digital technologies to create a platform from which the power sector might design and deliver tomorrow’s electricity platform.

Event Dates: October 24, 2016 to October 28, 2016

Location: Niagara Falls, Canada

This event aims to share knowledge among North American, European, and Asian practioners and researchers in the fields of renewable energy and distributed energy resources. The conference will focus on the technical, market, and regulatory...

Event Dates: October 11, 2016 to October 12, 2016

Location: Golden, CO

This DOE-sponsored workshop will bring together leading experts in power electronics, semiconductor devices, system packaging, magnetics, embedded controls, and PV inverter manufacturers, to discuss research paths forward for the development...

Event Dates: September 29, 2016

This report examines the future of electricity resource planning in the context of a changing electricity industry. The report examines emerging issues and evolving practices in five key areas that will shape the future of resource planning: (1) central-scale generation, (2) distributed...