Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit http://www.pge.com/about/newsroom/.
Grid Net is the leading cellular smart grid software company. We pioneered the cellular smart grid model in 2008 with the first private 4G cellular deployment, and today are leading the public 3G cellular smart grid movement. The Grid Net Platform, a centrally-managed, highly-distributed smart grid network operating system, is purpose-built to handle the massive scale and unique security requirements of M2M telecom networks and grid applications. Learn more at grid-net.com.
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. Our commitment to living our core values and consistently being recognized as a great place to work around the world are fundamental to our long-term growth and success, as well as the success of our pathway partners and customers. Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.
EMC Corporation is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. EMC has served investor-owned utilities, municipalities, and cooperatives for over 25 years with solutions that address their information management challenges from enterprise infrastructure to security to advanced analytics to BIG DATA. You can find more information about EMC products and services at www.EMC.com/smartgrid.
Ecologic Analytics, LLC is the leading provider of meter data management (MDM) systems based on international standards, serving electric, natural gas and water utilities. Today, the Ecologic MDM validates hundreds of millions of meter reads every day for leading Smart Grid utilities, transforming the data consumed from advanced metering infrastructure (AMI)/smart meter endpoints into accurate, timely and actionable information for decision making across the utility. The company, founded in 2000 and now a division of Landis+Gyr, has its base of operations in Bloomington, Minn. For more information, visit ecologicanalytics.com.
Hortonworks was formed by the key architects and core Hadoop committers from the Yahoo! Hadoop software engineering team. We are a leading provider of support and services for Apache Hadoop, the leading platform for storing, managing, processing and analyzing big data. We build and distribute Hortonworks Data Platform, which is 100% open source data management software powered by Hadoop. Together with the Apache community, we are making Hadoop more robust, extensible and easier to use for enterprises and solution providers. www.hortonworks.com
Oracle Utilities delivers proven software applications that help utilities of all types and sizes achieve competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower total cost of technology ownership. Oracle Utilities integrates industry-specific customer care and billing, network management, work and asset management, mobile workforce management and meter data management applications with the capabilities of Oracle's industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and storage. The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments. Additionally, Oracle Utilities helps utilities prepare for smart metering and smart grid initiatives that enhance efficiency and provide critical intelligence metrics that can help drive more-informed energy and water usage decisions for consumers and businesses. For more information, visit www.oracle.com/goto/utilities.
eMeter, A Siemens Business, provides essential software that enables electric, gas and water utilities to realize the full benefits of Smart Grid. Leading utilities worldwide depend on the EnergyIP platform and applications to reduce operational costs, improve customer service, and drive energy efficiency. With the most large-scale deployments in the industry and strategic partnerships, eMeter has built a reputation for unparalleled expertise that ensures customer success. For more information visit: www.emeter.com
Recently selected as Electrical Construction & Maintenance Magazine's software winner for product of the year, Power Analytics' suite of industry-leading software gives energy management and electrical engineering professionals control over critical power infrastructures from design and modeling to simulation and analysis. The software helps organizations save thousands of dollars by eliminating downtime, increasing load capacities and optimizing business continuity. The company is based in San Diego, Calif. and has a smart grid center of excellence in Raleigh, N.C.
GE Energy’s Digital Energy business is a global provider of innovative technology solutions for a 21st century electric grid. Digital Energy’s Smart Grid Solutions (SGS) provides innovative software technologies for enhanced visibility, control and analytics for productive grid management. The SGS business consists of four major product lines: Asset Management, Asset Control, Grid IQ™ Insight (Analytics) and Grid IQ™ Solutions as a Service (SaaS).
Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building Critical Human InfrastructureTM in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, Black & Veatch has helped clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Through its SmartUtility® initiative, Black & Veatch brings together smart grid, smart analytics and integrated infrastructure solutions to help clients address operational, regulatory, social, financial and customer demands.
At IBM, our priority is to help utility organizations transform energy and >sustainability issues into opportunities to positively impact the world >while optimizing their operations. Today, IBM experts are working with >energy and utility clients globally to accelerate the development of >smarter energy systems that are more reliable, efficient, and sustainable. From network revitalization, to asset management, to smart metering systems and services, to plant operations, to security and compliance, IBM provides smarter solutions, processes, and technology -- including advanced analytics and cloud computing -- to help utilities transform their operations for the 21st century. Visit www.ibm.com/energy
EcoFactor is a cloud-based services company that aims to make saving energy effortless for consumers. The company uses data analytics to turn large household appliances, like thermostat-controlled heaters and air conditioners, into smart, automated systems that optimize energy use. Delivered through utilities and other partners, the EcoFactor service gives homeowners an automated way to reduce energy use, save money and stay comfortable. As a result, utilities can expect higher customer satisfaction and participation in energy efficiency and demand response programs.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. AT&T operating companies are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.
Power Assure is a leading innovator of data center infrastructure and energy management software for large enterprises, government agencies, and managed service providers. Power Assure’s secure, cloud-based solutions provide visibility, intelligence, analytics and automation to help CIOs, IT directors, and facilities managers increase data center efficiency and reduce costs. Contact us at 1.888.225.1575 or email@example.com. Visit our website at
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The Environmental Business Cluster (EBC) is currently soliciting executive summaries and applications from cleantech startups on behalf of Dow Venture Capital (Dow VC). Companies that are chosen for one-on-one meetings will have the opportunity to meet with Dow VC team on July 25th, at Wilson Sonsini's offices in Palo Alto.
Dow VC is interested in companies that are focused on products and solutions in the following cleantech sub-sectors: Energy Storage, Energy Efficiency, Water, Advanced Materials, Food & Agriculture, and Solar (upstream and downstream).
To date, Dow VC has invested over $350 million in promising seed- to late-stage companies and provides critical validation for a young company, which is critical for a company to progress beyond its early stages.
SunSpec is in the business of developing and promoting the adoption of data communication standards for the PV industry. SunSpec is at the forefront of the initiatives to drive the creation and adoption of standards for the renewable energy industry. Our current membership represents most of the major vendors in the photovoltaic balance of system market - management systems, inverters, combiners, panel electronics, environmental systems, and integrators are well represented. SunSpec has published standards and is driving adoption throughout the PV industry by sponsoring interoperability and certification events. www.sunspec.org
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 375 of Silicon Valley's most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley and have more than $3 trillion in annual revenue. For more information, visit svlg.org or call (408) 501-7864.
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