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National GridWeek 2007
Advancing Grid Modernization: A National Agenda
Date: April 23-26, 2007
Location: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, Washington, DC.
GridWeek is a major industry event focusing on grid modernization. The purpose of GridWeek is to identify, align, and facilitate partnership opportunities for resolution of key technical, economic, and societal issues as related to building a modern 21st century electricity grid. This national event will provide a forum for key industry leaders and stakeholders to engage decision-makers on the relevant issues and potential solutions in advancing grid modernization.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is supporting this event to highlight DOE’s leadership on this critical issue. This event underscores the importance of key provisions of the Energy Policy Act 2005, specifically focusing on the Electricity Modernization Act of 2005 and the Distributed Energy and Electric Energy Systems.
GridWeek will provide an open forum for key stakeholders to hear about important advances being made around the country in modernizing the grid. DOE and the organizers of GridWeek will bring together the best minds from the following sectors involved with electricity generation, transmission, and distribution to participate in GridWeek:
Government organizations (federal, state, and local)
Commercial private sector (utilities and energy companies, IT companies, investors, etc.)
Thought leaders from academic, research, and analyst organizations
U.S. Secretary of Energy, Samuel W. Bodman is invited to be the keynote speaker to provide a federal government perspective. Also invited to join Secretary Bodman in the Plenary Session will be Nicolas DoNofrio, Executive Vice President, IBM; Jim Rogers, CEO, Duke Energy, and many others.
For Additional Information www.GridWeek.com
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