There’s no better place than Zpryme’s flagship ETS16 to debate the state and future of energy. Our looking glass begins and ends with the stories of real people around the globe influencing the grand energy transition.
Join us on March 29 – 31 in Austin, Texas at the historic Paramount Theatre to experience a fascinating cross-section of established leaders and unsung heroes rewriting the next generation of energy.
The biggest part about the art of running a utility is knowing what is enduring, changing slowly and rapidly… The best leaders don't come out of boring times, they come out of messes.
What has been essentially the same industry for 100 years is now being turned on its head. Chaos rules in the energy industry today. And that’s a good thing, because it’s enabling a much-needed sustainable transformation.
“Digitizing” the grid is a somewhat recent step that started with the widespread introduction of smart meters. While utilities brought them in to primarily automate meter reading and customer billing, these meters and other digital grid technologies have actually unleashed ideas and companies that are shaking the very core of what it means to be a utility company. Other influences, like the Clean Power Plan by President Obama and EPA, will impact utility business models, industry standards, regulations and policy.
There is chaos, but within the disorder comes great opportunity. ETS16 will explore the critical challenges facing the energy industry across a handful of important themes: