Grid of the Future



U.S. National Committee (USNC)

The Grid of the Future Symposium will be hosted by the CIGRÉ (The Council on Large Electric Systems) US National Committee and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on October 30-November 1, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Evolution of Power System Planning to Support Connection of Generation, Distributed Resources and Alternative Technologies Colloquium organized by the CIGRÉ Technical Committee with the CIGRÉ USNC will be on November 2-3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Click here for more information.

Both events will take place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel. Please click here for reservations.


2015 Grid of the Future Program
2016 Call for Papers
2016 Grid of the Future Paper Template
2016 Grid of the Future Keynote Speakers
2016 Grid of the Future Tutorial Series
2016 Grid of the Future Schedule

The due date for the full Grid of the Future paper has been extended to August 12, 2016. Contact Sharon Loe if you have any questions. Please submit your paper here.

Recently, the 2015 CIGRÉ USNC Grid of the Future event was featured in the December issue of Transmission & Distribution World magazine. Check it out here.


Become a Sponsor

Find out how to become a 2016 Grid of the Future Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze or Event sponsor: 
Sponsorship Opportunities
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Past Papers and Presentations from Previous Conferences

2015 Presentations
2015 Papers
2014 Papers
2014 Paper Presentations
2013 Paper Presentations