As a partner in the Interconnection Innovation e-Xchange (i2X), you can participate in various activities dedicated to solving interconnection problems at regional, technological, and sector-specific levels:

  • Access to the Online Stakeholder Platform – i2X will launch an online stakeholder engagement platform that provides access to topic-based forums, sector-specific discussion boards, and other collaboration tools to enable cross-stakeholder information sharing and learning.
  • Participate in Working Groups – Partners can participate in working groups focused on addressing specific topics and sector-related issues and collaboratively developing solutions to common challenges.
  • Direct Access to Interconnection Experts – Partners have direct access to DOE and national lab interconnection experts, who will provide insight on best practices and technical solutions.
  • Workshops and Informational Resources – Partners can participate in workshop events and in informational webinars held by industry experts.
  • Feedback on Deliverables – Partners will participate in reviewing and providing comments on materials developed through i2X, including the Interconnection Roadmap and other tools and solutions.
  • Technical Assistance Opportunities – Partners can apply to obtain technical assistance from national laboratory experts to develop and integrate solutions, such as standards adoption and grid-hosting capacity analysis.

i2X Inaugural Partners

  • American Clean Power Association (ACP)
  • Bergey Windpower
  • Black Owners of Solar Services (BOSS)
  • Blacks in Green
  • Borrego Solar
  • Buffalo Renewables Inc.
  • California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
  • Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA)
  • Duke Energy
  • Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG)
  • ENGIE North America
  • Foundation Windpower
  • GridUnity
  • Intergrid
  • Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)
  • Kevala
  • National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
  • National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)
  • National Grid
  • North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
  • Orange & Rockland Utilities
  • Pine Gate Renewables  
  • PJM
  • Prime Partners Engineering
  • Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
  • Southwest Power Pool (SPP)
  • Suncatch Energy
     

Partnership in i2X is free and only requires signing up. Register to join i2X today.