More than 300 people gathered October 29 in downtown Denver to participate in CREA’s 9th Annual Energy Innovations Summit. Sponsored in part by Tri-State Generation and Transmission and Xcel Energy, the summit draws interest from across the country.
Utility leaders discussed how the industry is in transition, and best practices for navigating those changes. Breakout sessions included topics such as blockchains, energy efficiency and demand response, renewable energy, EV fast charging technology and co-op battery storage projects.
Steve Collier, director of smart grid strategies at Milsoft Utility Solutions, spoke during the lunch session about threats and opportunities in the changing electric industry.