Accelerating Grid Technology Introduction and Deployment Workshop

February 29, 2024

Hyatt Regency

Orlando, FL

The workshop’s goals were to engage key stakeholders to accelerate the introduction and deployment of grid-related technologies developed at ARPA-E, to better understand the industry needs and potential technology gaps for grid decarbonization and modernization, and to provide an opportunity for ARPA-E project teams to directly engage with utility companies regarding their current commercialization efforts.


TimeAgenda Item
12:30 - 1:00 PMNetworking Lunch
1:00 - 1:20 PM

Welcome: ARPA-E Overview and Grid Technology Initiative

Jon Glass, Acting Deputy Director for Commercialization, ARPA-E; Phil Kim, Program Director, ARPA-E; Chris Vandervort, Technology-to-Market Advisor, ARPA-E

1:20 - 2:40 PM

ARPA-E Select Grid Related Project Team Pitches

Introductions – Phil Kim: Program Director, ARPA-E

2:40 - 2:50 PMBreak
2:50 - 4:00 PM

Grid Community Perspectives on Challenges, Technology Gaps and Potential Collaboration Opportunities

Moderator: Phil Kim, Program Director, ARPA-E


4:00 - 4:55 PMOpen Discussion
4:55 - 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Chris Vandervort, Technology-to-Market Advisor, ARPA-E

5:00 - 6:00 PMNetworking Event - "No Host" Happy Hour; Rocks Lobby Bar


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