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GridNEXT 2018 Conference


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Sheraton Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center

TREIA’s pre-eminent energy industry conference focused specifically on how renewable technologies are transforming the Grid of the Future!

From battery storage and distributed solar to the rise of electric vehicles and increased cyber-security concerns – GridNEXT is the place for renewable industry leaders to come learn, connect, and innovate with their peers about the latest energy trends and developments.  

Didn't make it to last year's event? Check out 2017 Conference Highlights & consider becoming a GridNEXT 2018 SPONSOR!

2018 Program Highlights

  • OPENING RECEPTION at Rentsch Brewery. Meet fellow conference attendees over a beer at Georgetown’s family-owned brewery powered 100 percent by renewable energy.

  • PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: New Developments, Continuing Innovations, an the Ongoing Evolution of the Texas Power Market. Industry expert and GridNEXT veteran Peter Kelly-Detwilerhighlights the rapid pace of technological change and the relevant impacts to the electric-power industry.

  • OPTIMIZING THE VALUE OF RENEWABLES with representatives from Georgetown Utility Systems and Austin Energy.

  • RENEWABLE ENERGY IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION with representatives from the US Green Building Council.

  • TEXAS POLICY ROUNDUP: What to expect in the upcoming legislative session that could impact renewables.

  • THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE FUTURE. A panel session highlighting the renewable-centric Whisper Valley.

  • SOCIAL PERMITTING FOR RENEWABLE DEVELOPMENT. How do you get the public’s buy-in for your project? Attend this panel session to learn.

Earlier Event: October 9
Renewable Energy Markets Conference
Later Event: November 8
Renewable Energy Grid Forum