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Media Advisory: House Grid Innovation Expo


07/21/2017 11:00AMSign-up to receive press releases.

ROSSLYN, Va.—The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), GridWise Alliance, and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) will host a Grid Innovation Expo on Capitol Hill 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.

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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 350 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, and resilience, as well as efficiency and energy security. Our combined industries account for 360,000 American jobs in more than 7,000 facilities covering every state. Our industry produces $106 billion shipments of electrical equipment and medical imaging technologies per year with $36 billion exports.

Press contact:
Tracy Cullen
703-841-3282
press@nema.org

 

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