Microgrid Knowledge Events Calendar

Here you will find a comprehensive list of events that are focused on microgrids. List your microgrid event here. Send the details to: Kevin@MicrogridKnowledge.com.

  • Mon
    Houston, TX

    ABB-logo 2ABB Customer World is the place to meet world-class industry experts, learn about microgrids and other solutions to your business challenges. Plan to attend and experience the most innovative automation and electrification technologies and solutions for manufacturers and utilities being developed today.

    What makes ABB Customer World the “must attend” event in 2017?

    1. No registration fee to attend
    2. Customize your learning experience - choose from hundreds of technical workshops, panel discussions and hands-on training courses
    3. Connect with thousands of your peers and industry experts discussing best practices and industry trends, with practical advice to deal with your company’s specific operating issues
    4. Earn professional development hours (PDHs) for every workshop you attend
    5. Attend relevant keynote sessions and plenary sessions focused on current hot topics, such as innovation, operational excellence, microgrids and the future of energy

    And of course, as always, see the widest range of technology innovations from one company at one conference!

    Even if you’re not a current ABB customer you’re welcome to attend ABB Customer World. Learn more.

  • Wed
    2:00 PM to 5:00 PMWashington D.C.

    This course will help campus and utility energy leaders understand how the Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) program can support their Smart Cities initiatives for achieving reliability, resiliency and sustainability goals. Participants will understand the value of PEER Energy Assessments and PEER certification from a holistic view, looking at what occurs from start to finish (certification). Participants will engage with PEER experts to understand how to identify potential gaps, next steps, and apply the PEER credits to their projects as it relates to reliability, resilience and the environment. This includes reviewing examples of strategies that will help your team achieve full credit within PEER. This program is endorsed by the Smart Cities Council and USGBC PEER. CE credits will be offered.

    Understand key PEER performance credits, strategies for maximizing performance, and learn to leverage PEER.
    The course is intended for sustainability and facility/engineering management for campus energy systems, microgrids and electric power fields.

    This event is free to attend. Learn more.


  • Thu
    12:00 PM to 5:00 PMAustin, TX

    In 2014, the University of Texas at Austin became the first PEER certified campus in the world.

    UT Austin has a longstanding reputation for innovation when it comes to energy efficiency and reliability. This reputation was independently validated when UT Austin successfully completed the rigorous Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) review process, demonstrating its dedication to sustainable power and continuous improvement. They were also focused on their communications backbone, advanced metering infrastructure, emergency response planning and improvement planning.

    Join us after Energy Thought Summit at the UT campus to hear from their Associate Vice President for Utilities, Energy and Facilities Management, Juan Ontiveros share the UT Austin PEER certification story. Joining him will be Michael Webber, Deputy Director of the Energy Institute and Co-Director of the Clean Energy Incubator.


    The program is intended for sustainability and facility/engineering management for campus energy systems, microgrids and electric power fields.


    PEER is a certification program that measures and improves power system performance and electricity delivery systems. The PEER rating system includes four credit categories:

    1. Reliability and Resiliency
    2. Energy Efficiency and Environment
    3. Operational Effectiveness
    4. Customer Contribution

    This event if free to attend.  Learn more.


  • Sun
    8:00 amFairmont Chicago Chicago, IL

    Energy Efficiency Finance Forum Overview

    For over a decade, the Energy Efficiency Finance Forum has brought together practitioners, researchers, energy producers, and consumers to explore innovative models for deploying capital in efficiency markets. Finance Forum participants have a great opportunity to learn about which models are working and why, and to source financing deals for efficiency projects.

    Likely Participants: Clean-tech and energy efficiency investors; financiers; real estate professionals; CDFIs and other mission-driven lenders; entrepreneurs; utility staff; local, state, and federal agency personnel; energy service company personnel; policymakers; NGOs; energy efficiency program planners, operators, and evaluators; and marketing experts.

    To learn more click here.