Seattle City Light and Portland General Electric are not just two of the largest Pacific NW utilities working to meet 100% clean energy requirements. They are also industry-leading organizations that are bridging the path to what advanced grid capabilities can achieve to meet dynamic energy needs. They are each charting a course to a clean energy future, and a smarter, more integrated grid. Portland General Electric has recently filed a comprehensive distribution system plan (DSP); is implementing an advanced distribution management system (ADMS); is expanding the Smart Grid Test Bed project in the community; and has completed its Integrated Operations Center (IOC) to further resiliency and reliability of their grid and more. Seattle City Light has recently completed technology roadmap plans; is implementing its electrification strategy; is deploying more community resources (like microgrids); is determining the best path forward in regional energy markets and more. Join this conversation to see how these two utilities are putting their tech roadmaps into action.
Kavya Balaraman, Reporter, Utility Dive
Emeka Anyanwu, Energy Innovation & Resources Officer, Seattle City Light
Larry Bekkedahl, Sr. VP Advanced Energy Delivery, Portland General Electric