Find out what’s rolling down the smart grid highway
PORTLAND, Ore. –
Business leaders, government agencies, policymakers and electricity experts will come together to discuss the benefits of an advanced electric grid at the Smart Grid Roadshow hosted by the Bonneville Power Administration and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Slated for Nov. 2 and 3 at the Nines Hotel in Portland, the road show is one of four that will be held nationally to highlight what is coming down the smart grid highway.
What: Smart Grid Roadshow
When: Tuesday, Nov. 2, and Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
Where: The Nines Hotel, 525 SW Morrison, Portland, Ore. 97204
Creating the business case for smart grid will be the focus of the Nov. 2 keynote address, co-presented by BPA Administrator Steve Wright; Bruce Carpenter, vice president of Distribution Services at Portland General Electric, and Mike Davis, associate laboratory director of PNNL’s Energy and Environment Directorate. Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will present the keynote address Nov. 3 on demand response technology.
Smart grid can help meet increasing power demands, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote energy independence, enhance reliability and help improve national security. It is a system that uses technology to enhance power delivery and use through intelligent two-way communication.
Click here to read the full release from the Bonneville Power Administration.