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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
Electricity Generation
Electricity Delivery
Electricity Use
Environmental Responsibility

2015 Research Portfolio

See what programs and projects are on deck for next year. Visit our 2015 Research Portfolio.

This conference focuses on gaining insights from the unprecedented investments in Smart Grid deployments with a focus on Smart Grid successes, surprises and challenges in applying results and reaching beyond current deployments and into the future phases of grid modernization.
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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 2015 Research Portfolio.


Commitment to Objectivity

Together with our members we apply stringent standards of objectivity in conducting research, development and demonstration programs. This is achieved through our advisory structure and through recruiting researchers from independent research and technical authorities from around the world.

Commitment to Innovation

Innovation is a key to industry advancement. Here at EPRI it can incorporate unique combinations of scientific discovery, mechanical tinkering, adaptive application, accidental insight and experience gained in the real world. We are committed to driving innovation through collaborative research and the effective application of results.

Commitment to Results

We produce more than 1,200 products annually that range from white papers, project updates and newsletters, to comprehensive reports, field guides and software that inform our members and the public in their efforts to help shape the future of electricity. Firm commitments to making these deliverables valuable, as well as accessible and transferrable, are crucial to EPRI’s continued success in securing resources for the next greatest innovation in electricity.