Capitalizing on a very successful inaugural event, E² x 2 in 2018 will further explore the topic of Energy Innovation.  The intersection of traditional providers, innovative disruptors and a newfound focus on the customer are stimulating a rapid industrial transition in the once staid power utility business.  2018’s conference will highlight innovative practices in the industry with an emphasis on major developments in technology, regulation/policy, and the marketplace.


Join us this year for a brand new Conference even, Spark Tank, an electric evening of networking and startup pitches from innovative Colorado startup companies working in the Energy sector! LEARN MORE ABOUT SPARK TANK


2018 themes include:

●       New developments in Colorado  (RTO, municipalization, 100% renewable initiatives, executive orders, co-op activism, new power supply trends)

●       Highlight start up enterprises, entrepreneurs, new technologies and innovation

●       ENGAGE SPARK TANK of Western Colorado  (energy innovation pitch event)

●       The changing energy market (RTO, new utility resource plans (Xcel, RMP, others), emerging technologies and business models

●       Emergence of the customer – customer choice, market deregulation, growth in behind the meter deployments

●       Grid Evolution – Part 2  (build on where we left off last year)

Proposed Dates:

Sept. 17-18, 2018 (Monday- Tuesday)

            Monday 4-7:30 Spark Tank @ the Paradise Theatre

            Tuesday 9 – 4 pm Conference @ Paonia Energy Tech Center

Agenda will be coming soon!

The E² = Engage Energy Conference planning group includes representatives from Delta County Economic Development (DCED), Southwest Innovation Corridor (SWIC)/Telluride Foundation, Delta Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), Region 10, Delta County, Technical College of the Rockies and the Delta County School District.

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