TREIA’s GridNEXT Conference was founded in 2015 with the purpose of bringing together industry leaders to network and learn about the latest technologies and policies affecting the Texas electric power grid.The conference’s third iteration took place on October 23 – 24, 2017 with the notable appearance of vice president Al Gore as a key speaker. GLEAMM is a proud sponsor of GridNEXT.
TREIA Leadership has identified three main focus areas that are key in unlocking the grid of the future. Knowledge creation around these core thrusts will lead to action that can truly move the needle for our renewable energy industry. GridNEXT aims at solving the regulatory, technical, business, finance and policy challenges facing holistic grid integration. The three main focus areas Identified by TREIA as key to propelling future technologies are:
– Distributed Energy Resources: Tackling the technical challenges of grid integration.
– Business Model Innovation: Solving the organizational challenges within a changing marketplace.
– Energy of Things: Addressing the communication challenges of a multi-directional grid.