Media Advisory: House Grid Innovation Expo
Washington D.C. – July 21, 2017
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), GridWise Alliance, and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) will host a Grid Innovation Expo on Capitol Hill on July 25 in conjunction with the U.S. House Grid Innovation Caucus, co-chaired by Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) and Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA).
The hands-on House Grid Innovation Expo will feature the latest innovative technologies and projects that are transforming the energy grid. Exhibitors will include; ABB, American Electric Power, CenterPoint Energy, Florida Power & Light Co., G&W Electric, General Electric, Innovari, Itron, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, S&C Electric Company, Siemens, Southern California Edison, Tesla, Vermont Electric Power Company, Xcel Energy, and others.
Learn about how electric companies and our technology partners are deploying smarter energy infrastructure, including energy storage, smart meters, microgrids, and tools that enable multi-dimensional flows of power, information, communications, and more. These projects showcase the customer benefits that come from making the energy grid smarter, more reliable, more resilient, cleaner, and more secure.
When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Rayburn Foyer (First Floor), Rayburn House Office Building
Who: Edison Electric Institute (EEI), GridWise Alliance, and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) will host electric companies and technology partners in conjunction with the House Grid Innovation Caucus.
For more information, contact:
Kristin Rudman, EEI at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bryan Nicholson, GridWise Alliance at email@example.com. Tracy Cullen, NEMA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drew Griffin, Rep. Latta at email@example.com.
Nikki Cannon, Rep. McNerney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The GridWise Alliance (GWA) represents the broad and diverse stakeholders that design, build and operate the electric grid. Since 2003, the Alliance has been at the forefront of educating legislators and regulators about the critical need to modernize our nation’s electricity system.
For more information about the GridWise Alliance, please visit: http://www.gridwise.org.