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EPRI Summer Seminar

Each year, EPRI meets with executives and experts to discuss industry challenges and opportunities. Summer Seminar has played a crucial role in shaping EPRI’s research portfolio and the future of electricity worldwide.

Our Work Events
Energy Storage Integration Council Meeting Open New Window
Portland, Oregon
September 21, 2015

This meeting will feature a plenary session and discussion session to understand the prioritized and emerging technical and business needs of different stakeholders involved in the procurement and deployment of distributed energy storage systems. Discussion will be facilitated by EPRI with support from the Rocky Mountain Institute.
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Our Business

The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. conducts research, development and demonstration (RD&D) relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, we bring together scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and the industry to help address challenges in electricity.

Our work spans nearly every area of electricity generation, delivery and use, management and environmental responsibility. We provide both short- and long-term solutions in these research areas for the electricity industry, its customers and society. The depth and breadth of our work is outlined in our 2016 Research Portfolio.


Strategic Direction

Together ... Shaping the Future of Electricity

Advancing safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible electricity for society through global collaboration, thought leadership and science & technology innovation.


  • Integrity: We interact and transact with honesty, transparency, fairness and respect. Every action we take is conducted ethically and beyond reproach.
  • Objectivity: We conduct every aspect of our business free from favoritism, self-interest and bias in judgment.
  • Public Benefit: Our actions and decisions demonstrate corporate responsibility and ultimately benefit society.


Guiding Principles

  • Safety: Safety is the top priority and a commitment we make to each other.
  • Collaboration: We bring together global stakeholders, LISTEN to diverse views and LEAD with expertise.
  • Teamwork: We enable people to use their individual skills and talents to work together to achieve superior outcomes.
  • Excellence: We continuously strive for technical and operational excellence.
  • Value: We demonstrate good stewardship of resources and deliver timely, effective and innovative solutions.


Corporate Strategic Direction
Innovative solutions that enable the transformation of power systems to be more flexible, resilient and connected to provide society with safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible electricity.