WHY CITIES?

Cities are the nexus of societal needs and opportunities.  According to the World Health Organization, as of 2014, 54% of the world’s population is residing in urban areas, up from 30% in 1930.  

Advanced Energy Stakeholder Groups convene quarterly in key cities with focused leadership engagement from regulatory bodies, utilities, transmission operators, city, state and federal governments, large energy users and energy solution providers to architect a more affordable, cleaner and reliable energy future, today. 

Key Focal Points Include:

  • Critical Infrastructure & Microgrids

  • Energy, mobilitY & Transportation

  • Smart Buildings, DERs & Grid Modernization

  • Internet of Things, Technology and Cyber Security

  • Climate Change, RESILIENCY and Sustainability Goals