Conference Partner
More Than Smart Logo
More than Smart (MTS) is a nonprofit organization that partners with states to plan, design and build electricity distribution grids that enable more clean energy resources and more customer participation in a reliable, safe and cost effective manner. MTS’s work is built on its success in developing coalitions with industry, government and interested advocates to develop workable solutions to difficult energy and climate change problems.
Platinum Sponsor
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Bidgely is transforming the way we interact with energy. By combining the power of SaaS-based analytics with consumer-friendly web and mobile applications, Bidgely’s personalized, actionable insights help people save energy and enable utilities to build enduring customer relationships. The company works with utilities serving residential customers around the world.
Gold Sponsors
Bloom Energy Logo
Bloom Energy’s mission is to make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world. Bloom’s product, the Bloom Energy Server, delivers highly reliable and resilient, always-on electric power that is clean, cost-effective, and ideal for microgrid applications. Bloom’s customers include many Fortune 100 companies and leaders in manufacturing, data centers, healthcare, retail, higher education, utilities, and other industries. For more information, visit www.bloomenergy.com.
Enbala Power Networks Logo
Enbala provides the advanced technology needed to ensure the operational stability of the world’s power grids by harnessing the power of distributed energy. Enbala’s real-time energy-balancing platform – the Enbala Engine -- provides a scalable, accurate and rapid approach for creating controllable and dispatchable energy resources from flexible loads, energy storage and renewable energy sources. The platform underpins Enbala’s award-winning and industry-leading DERMS and VPP technology and dynamically optimizes and dispatches distributed energy resources to respond to the real-time needs of the power system. The platform gives energy retailers and utilities the flexibility to operate in real-time and to better manage the escalating complexities of increasingly variable energy assets and evolving market opportunities. For more information, visit http://www.enbala.com or follow @enbala on Twitter.
JLM Energy Logo
JLM Energy, Inc. offers a full portfolio of advanced energy solutions including energy storage systems and proprietary software for demand management. The team at JLM researches, develops, manufactures, installs and services products that are designed to reduce the energy expenditure of commercial, industrial and residential customers. All products use safer Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries. JLM’s new residential energy storage system, Energizr 200 will help solar thrive in the post net-metering era.
THG Energy Solutions Logo
Based in Austin, Texas, THG Energy Solutions is provider of advanced load response technology and utility data management solutions for commercial and industrial facilities. THG’s automated load response technology is a hardware and software solution that enables customized load response strategies, as well as advanced measurement and verification reporting. THG’s load response solution is OpenADR 2.0a&b compliant, and supports participation in demand response programs, real-time price response, as well as additional customized opportunities around the United States.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Logo
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has built a multidisciplinary team of seasoned attorneys with extensive experience developing and financing major energy and infrastructure projects around the world. We bring to each of our assignments a commercial-minded understanding of the needs of different project participants, and we craft solutions that balance and align conflicting interests in order to get projects financed and built.
Bronze Sponsor
Intel Logo
Today’s energy companies face an unprecedented new set of challenges, from evolving customer demands and added regulatory requirements to an aging infrastructure and workforce. Tapping into the power of intelligent technology and the Internet of Things, Intel is addressing these challenges head on, improving connectivity, visibility, manageability, security, and automation. With scalable hardware and software infrastructure, comprehensive security, and pre-integrated, validated solutions, Intel has the tools you need to realize the transformative potential of a digital power system.
Supporting Organizations
AEE Logo
ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels. AEE recently introduced PowerSuite, a robust set of tools to search, track, and collaborate on energy legislation and utility regulatory proceedings from across the country with one, easy-to-use interface. Learn more at www.aee.net
CalCharge Logo
CalCharge is the connective tissue for the energy storage industry. We are a membership organization that brings together multinational corporations, start ups, national laboratories, research universities, utilities, and other key stakeholders. CalCharge accelerates the development, commercialization, and deployment of new energy storage technologies for the consumer, transportation, and grid markets. To find out more about becoming a member, visit www.calcharge.org
Center for Sustainable Energy Logo
The Center for Sustainable Energy is a mission-driven nonprofit, providing clean energy consulting services and program management to governments, regulators, utilities, businesses, property owners and others looking for an objective implementation partner to develop customized solutions that help lower energy costs, and increase consumer choice and accessibility to clean energy technologies. Expertise include: Clean Transportation, Energy Efficiency & Building Performance, Policy Support, Marketing, Education & Outreach and more. Learn more at EnergyCenter.org.
Clean Coalition Logo
The Clean Coalition is a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid through technical, policy, and project development expertise. We drive policy innovation to realize the full potential of distributed energy resources, and we work with utilities to develop Community Microgrids that prove local renewables connected to the distribution grid can provide at least 25% of the total electric energy consumed while at least maintaining grid reliability and power quality.
CleanTECH San Diego Logo
Cleantech San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape, leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region. Cleantech San Diego’s membership includes more than 100 local businesses, universities, governments, and nonprofits committed to advancing sustainable solutions for the benefit of the economy and the environment.
German American Chamber of Commerce - New York Logo
The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GACC) acts as a link between German and American companies and organizations. The GACC is the first point of contact for German companies interested in doing business in the U.S., particularly on the West Coast, providing assistance through a variety of services. The Chamber connects German decision-makers with their U.S. counterparts and its goal is to bring German and American companies together, and thus, foster, strengthen and advance bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S.
For more than three decades, IREC’s national leadership has advanced clean energy regulatory policy and quality workforce development protecting consumers and a rapidly growing industry.
San Francisco Department of the Environment Logo
The San Francisco Department of the Environment helps meet the City’s ambitious environmental goals through policies, programs, and partnerships supported by a robust outreach and education program. Active in all sectors citywide, its divisions are Climate, Efficient and Renewable Energy, Zero Waste, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Green Building, Clean Transportation, Biodiversity, and Urban Forestry. Current efforts include enhancing resiliency through energy storage and microgrids.
Vote Solar Logo
Vote Solar is a non-profit advocacy organization with the mission of making solar a mainstream energy resource. We work at the state level all across the U.S. to support the policies and programs needed to repower our grid with clean energy.
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) LA Logo
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) is a non-profit organization with more than 40,000 members worldwide. By providing a forum for networking and career development through social, educational and civic service opportunities, YPE aims to facilitate the advancement of young professionals in the global energy industry.
Media Partner
Peak Load Management Alliance Logo
Peak Load Management Alliance was founded in 1999 as the voice of demand response practitioners. It is a community of experts and practitioners dedicated to promote inclusiveness in the design, delivery, technology, and management of solutions addressing energy and natural resource integration. . PLMA members share expertise to educate each other and explore innovative approaches to demand response programs, price and rate response, regional regulatory issues, and technologies as the energy markets evolve. PLMA has grown to over 110 electric utility and allied organization members in 2016, an increase of almost 300% within four years.