TREIA is taking its annual conference to the NEXT level. Connect with thought leaders and businesses across the Texas energy industry at the first ever GridNEXT conference being held November 11-13 at the Westin Galleria in Houston, Texas. 

Come be part of the conversation.  Texas is the nation's largest and fastest growing consumer of electricity, making it the biggest market in the country.  Yes, everything is bigger in Texas! GridNEXT engages stakeholders on the grid modernization challenges facing clean energy integration.  If you have a stake in renewable energy economic development in the state of Texas, this event is for you.

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John Hofmeister
Former President of Shell Oil Company

Dr. Bryan Hannegan

Peter Muhoro
Pedernales Electric Cooperative


Raiford Smith
CPS Energy

Annemarie Diaz
Austin Energy

Paul Wattles


Nisha Desai
NRG Energy

Dr. Ben Kroposki 

Steve Hauser
New West Technologies


Nat Treadway
Distributed Energy Financial Group

Tom Hootman
MKK Consulting Engineers

Matt Singleton


Loy Sneary
Gulf Coast Green Energy

David Chiesa
S&C Electric Company

Nancy Carlisle


Jessica Smith
UT Austin

Chris Foster
City of Georgetown

Paul Keene
NRG Home Solar


Danielle Murray
Austin Energy

Dan Seif
The Butler Firm, PLLC

Carl Huslig


Hala Ballouz
President, Electric Power Engineers, Inc.

Chris Reeder
Husch Blackwell

Jeff Billo
Electric Reliability Council of Texas


Michael Quinn
Oncor Energy Delivery

Susan Sloan
American Wind Energy Association

Philip Barton
Schneider Electric


Kip Averitt

Doug Lewin
South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource

Drew Torbin
Black Bear Energy


Joe Steenbergen
Clean Power Finance

Bart Rupert

Kate Sherwood



Conference Agenda at a Glance