Sponsorship
Signature Sponsor
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As a leader in medium voltage switching and protection and a top innovator of microgrids, S&C Electric Company is committed to helping keep the lights on for billions of energy consumers around the world. Backed by a deep tenured understanding of the electric grid, S&C has a proven track record of 100+ years of developing new, innovative solutions to help ensure continued breakthrough solutions for grid protection and reliability. We pride ourselves on offering whole solutions resulting in smooth deployment of every aspect of a project. S&C will continue to provide advanced solutions as the electric grid transforms throughout the 21st century.
Diamond Sponsor
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Itron is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. We provide comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Our broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; as well as managed and consulting services. With thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries, Itron applies knowledge and technology to better manage energy and water resources.
Platinum Sponsors
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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.
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Energyworx is a pure-play, cloud-based data aggregation & analytics company serving the energy and utility industries by leveraging the latest in cloud platform technologies. Being an API-driven company allows for easy integration with IoT products, inverters, charging points, and other devices at the grid edge. Energyworx works closely with Google to implement innovative solutions such as machine learning, predictive analytics and big data frameworks to power real-time Demand Response, Microgrids, MDM+ and other use cases.
NRG Energy Logo
NRG is delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, NRG creates value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power and customer-centric energy solutions. The company’s retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.
Breakfast Sponsor
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LG Electronics is a global player who has been committed to expanding its capacity, based on solar energy business as its future growth engine. We embarked on a solar energy source research program in 1985, supported by LG Group's rich experience in semi-conductor, LCD, chemistry, and materials industry. We successfully released the first Mono X series to the market in 2010, which were exported to 32 countries in the following 2 years, thereafter. In 2013, NeONTM (previously known as Mono X® NeON) & 2015 NeON2 with CELLO technology won “Intersolar Award”, which proved LG is the leader of nnovation in the industry.
Gold Sponsors
AutoGrid Logo
AutoGrid builds software applications that utilize artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data and IoT technologies to enable a smarter and cleaner distributed energy world. The company’s suite of flexibility management applications allows utilities, electricity retailers, renewable energy project developers and energy service providers to deliver clean, affordable and reliable energy by managing networked distributed energy resources (DERs) in real time and at scale. AutoGrid has more than 3,500 megawatts of flexible capacity from DERs under contract and its customer list includes National Grid, NextEra Energy, E.ON, Total, Xcel Energy, China Light and Power and over 30 other leading global energy companies around the world.
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For more than 100 years, ABB has been supporting the power industry with a wide portfolio of equipment, systems, and software. Today, ABB’s Energy Portfolio Management leads the industry with solutions and services designed to help energy market participants and market operators evaluate critical renewable energy investment decisions and optimize operations. Trusted globally by more than 400 customers, ABB’s Energy Portfolio Management services and solutions provide fast and comprehensive market analysis, long term planning, risk management and hedging, renewable integration, Microgrid strategy, energy storage, portfolio operations, regulatory policies and investments.
Edison Energy Logo
Edison Energy is an unbiased energy advisory and full service integration company with national scale to implement solutions across your enterprise. We deliver outcomes that achieve your business objectives, built on a foundation of information and analytics, regulatory policy, engineering, construction, finance, ownership and operations. Our unique business model combined with our 130-year heritage and market, technology and policy insights, enable us to simplify energy for large commercial and industrial users.
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EnerNOC is a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS) and demand response solutions. With capabilities to better address budgets and procurement, utility bill management, facility analysis and optimization, sustainability and reporting, project tracking, and demand management, EnerNOC's enterprise SaaS platform helps businesses control energy costs, mitigate risk, and streamline compliance and sustainability reporting. EnerNOC also offers access to more demand response programs worldwide than any other provider, offering businesses a valuable payment stream to further enhance bottom line results. EnerNOC's utility SaaS platform enables energy suppliers to forge deeper customer relationships, address regulatory mandates, and cost-effectively integrate demand-side resources to improve grid reliability through key capabilities, including customer engagement, demand response, energy efficiency, operational effectiveness, and wholesale procurement.
FlexGen Logo
FlexGen delivers best-in-class analytics and fast-rate energy storage products to solve power reliability and quality problems for utilities, IPPs, and grid edge electricity consumers worldwide. Learn more at www.flexgen.com
Fronius Logo
Fronius USA LLC is a leader in the PV industry, offering solar solutions built to last. For decades, and more recently with the SnapINverter line, we have been manufacturing grid-connected inverters and monitoring systems for residential and commercial solar systems. Through innovation and new technologies, Fronius USA has become the resource for quality service, products and innovations to a growing power electronics industry. For more information, visit www.fronius-usa.com.
Honeywell Elster Logo
Honeywell Elster delivers the vital connections utilities need to achieve the greatest possible value from their meter data. By transforming meter data into meaningful grid performance information, Honeywell Elster helps utilities and their customers improve system reliability, enhance operational efficiency, foster customer choice and meet conservation goals. Honeywell Elster also helps utilities engage consumers for program participation, create and implement energy management systems, as well as measure and verify energy and demand savings.
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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.
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Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios of products and services to address complex industry challenges, the company delivers comprehensive solutions for the foundation of a smarter grid, including smart metering, distribution network sensing and automation tools, load control and analytics. Landis+Gyr operates in over 30 countries across five continents. With sales of approximately USD 1.7 billion, the company employs c. 6,000 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at www.landisgyr.com.
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M+W Group builds commercial and utility renewable energy systems for utilities, independent power producers, companies, and government agencies. Leveraging 550MW of solar experience, offices throughout the US and LATAM, and 100+ years of high technology project engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), and operations and maintenance (O&M), M+W designs and builds systems to maximize economic return and sustainable benefits for our clients.
National Grid Logo
National Grid is an electricity and gas company that connects more than seven million customers to vital energy sources through its networks in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The company is at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society - to create new, sustainable energy solutions for the future and developing an energy system that underpins economic prosperity in the 21st century. National Grid holds a vital position at the center of a complex energy system and embraces its role in being the ultimate integrator of a new distributed energy world.
OMNETRIC Group Logo
Omnetric Group is dedicated to the global delivery of integrated information technology and operational technology solutions and services, helping utility companies to achieve greater grid reliability and efficiency. OMNETRIC Group is a joint venture between Siemens AG and Accenture. Combining Siemens’ leading energy technology product portfolio with Accenture’s systems integration, consulting and managed services capabilities, OMNETRIC Group can support clients with innovative solutions wherever they may be on their path to a smarter grid. For more information, visit www.omnetricgroup.com.
Oracle Utilities Logo
Oracle Utilities delivers proven applications that deliver greater value, faster, so that electric, gas and water utilities achieve increased customer satisfaction, enhanced operational efficiency and performance excellence. Our customer care and billing, network management, work and asset, mobile workforce, meter data management and analytics – on premises or on the cloud - integrate with Oracle's leading enterprise applications, BI tools, middleware, database technologies, servers and storage. Our software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments, and also supports the Internet of Things for Utilities. For more information, visit www.oracle.com/goto/utilities.
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Renesas Electronics, the #1 global microcontroller company, has taken its leadership and expertise into developing the Renesas Synergy™ Platform, a complete and qualified platform that accelerates IoT embedded development, in addition to being a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and analog and power devices. www.renesas.com
stem Logo
Stem’s software-driven energy storage network delivers real-time, cost-competitive capacity and grid services to utilities. With over 700 systems, 3.5M runtime hours, and 350 MWh contracted, Stem is the global leader in customer-sited energy storage.
Tendril Logo
Tendril is defining data-driven Energy Service Management (ESM) for the evolving energy market. Our open, cloud-based software platform provides the infrastructure, analytics, and understanding required to deliver personalized energy services. This targeted approach drives new business opportunities, delights consumers, and has led to some of the industry’s highest engagement and satisfaction rates.
Trove Logo
Trove is a data science software company. The company’s multi-source data fusion technology combines internal customer data with over 2,000 attributes of external third-party data. TROVE’s Sunstone Platform processes massive volumes of data, including structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, as well as high-velocity streaming data. Its data scientists develop self-learning models that predict individual customer behaviors through the lens of complex data relationships enabling its clients to stop guessing and confidently act on decisions to deliver real value. To learn more, visit www.trovedata.com.
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WeatherBug Home® (WBH) is leading the way with a complete Intelligent Demand Side Management (ISDM) platform that integrates BYOD devices and DRMS systems while enabling unprecedented customer engagement with the WeatherBug mobile community of more than 12 million consumers. Combing real-time weather data and patented technology to create home-specific thermodynamic models, WBH delivered 1.76 kW per home and aggregation of over 37MW of residential HVAC (Texas 2015). Energy Efficiency programs deliver 8-11% HVAC savings on top of tstat savings.
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Supporting Organizations
ACEEE Logo
Interested in how effective financing options impact the efficiency revolution? The American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy will be holding its annual Energy Efficiency Finance Forum from May 21 - 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Efficiency is widely recognized as the lowest-cost pathway to meet energy savings goals, but in order to bring it to the scale necessary, global investment in efficiency will need to exceed $10 trillion over the next 20 years. To register for the Forum, visit: http://aceee.org/conferences/2017/eeff
Advanced Energy Economy 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. Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies. 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
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The 7th annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), brings together the best minds in business, academia and government to advance cutting-edge technologies that could fundamentally change the way we generate, use and store energy. The Summit provides a perfect forum to advance concepts and transform ideas into market-ready energy technologies.
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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.
Clean Edge Inc. Logo
Clean Edge, Inc. is one of the world’s first research and advisory firms devoted to the clean-tech sector. For more than a decade, the firm has delivered timely data, expert analysis, and comprehensive insights. Clean Edge offers an unparalleled suite of indexing, benchmarking, and advisory services, including stock indexes, the U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, and the Utility Clean Energy Benchmarking Report. To learn more about working with Clean Edge, visit www.cleanedge.com.
Clean Power Exchange Logo
Credible, comprehensive Community Choice energy information is required to accelerate the statewide movement. So the Center for Climate Protection created Clean Power Exchange, an online hub of information, resources, and conversation. At the site you'll find an interactive map that offers an overview of communities across the state that are engaged in Community Choice as well as their stage of development.
Cleantech Law Partners Logo
Cleantech Law Partners is a full-service law firm dedicated exclusively to the legal and policy needs of renewable energy project developers and cleantech companies. CLP helps renewable energy developers, investors, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs obtain permits, negotiate key legal documents, secure intellectual property rights, and manage financial transactions. CLP also advises clients on corporate and tax matters, and serves as outside in-house counsel.
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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.
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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.
Modular Energy Storage Architecture (MESA) Logo
The Modular Energy Storage Architecture (MESA) Standards Alliance is a consortium of electric utilities and technology suppliers developing an open, non-proprietary set of specifications and communication standards for the energy storage industry. Through standardization, MESA accelerates interoperability, scalability, safety, quality, availability, and affordability in energy storage components and systems.
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NECEC’s mission is to create a world-class clean energy hub delivering global impact with economic, energy and environmental solutions. NECEC helps clean energy companies start, scale and succeed with our unique business, innovation and policy leadership. NECEC includes the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a 501(c)(6) trade member organization, and NECEC Institute, a 501(c)(3). The Northeast Clean Energy Council is the lead voice for hundreds of clean energy companies across the Northeast, influencing the energy policy agenda and growing the clean energy economy. NECEC Institute leads programs that support Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Industry Research & Development.
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OTTI is a non profit organisation founded in 1977. Our purpose is to stimulate industrial economy by providing state-of-the-art information, initiating processes, developing visions, and also by training managerial personnel. We establish long term networks with experts and key-players from industry, science, and administration.
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.
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SGIP is an industry consortium representing a cross section of the energy ecosystem focusing on accelerating grid modernization and the energy internet of things through policy, education, and promotion of interoperability and standards to empower customers and enable a sustainable energy future. Our members are utilities, vendors, investment institutions, industry associations, regulators, government entities, national labs, services providers and universities. A nonprofit organization, we drive change through a consensus process. Visit www.sgip.org.
Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Logo
The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to learn the wants and needs of energy consumers in North America, encourages the collaborative sharing of best practices in consumer engagement among industry stakeholders, and educates the public about the benefits of smart energy and energy technology.
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Smart Grid Northwest’s mission is to promote, grow and enable the smart grid industry and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest. With diverse members, the organization is dedicated to promoting a cluster of smart grid-related companies, while also enabling the deployment of smart grid solutions. Smart Grid Northwest efforts focus in three areas: Education, Policy, and Regional Planning. More details available at www.smartgridnw.org.
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The SunSpec Alliance is a trade alliance of over 70 solar and storage distributed energy industry participants, together pursuing information standards to enable “plug & play” system interoperability. SunSpec standards address operational aspects of solar PV power and energy storage plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting technology innovation, and accelerating industry growth. More information at www.SunSpec.org
Women in Cleantech and Sustainability Logo
Women in Cleantech and Sustainability (WCS) fosters an influential network of professionals to further the roles of women in growing the green economy and making a positive impact on the environment. Founded in 2011, WCS is a nonprofit organization made up up over 1500 professional women and men working to build the green economy. Our members range from the students and entry level professionals, to Founders, C-Suite executives and investors.
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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 Partners
AltEnergyMag Logo
AltEnergyMag is technical resource full of News, Articles and Interviews covering the trends and breakthroughs in the Alternative Energy industry, with an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization.
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CaliforniaCarbon.info is an online information and intelligence platform that provides news, analysis, data, models, and forecasts for the environmental commodities traded in California's cap-and-trade market. It integrates cutting-edge IT devices with robust analytical frameworks to keep its clients and subscribers ahead of the game.
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enerG Magazine, now in its 10th year, delivers the big picture and bright future of alternative energy in North America—be part of that future now! Reaching more than 25,000 decision-makers in energy and related businesses, enerG covers all areas of alternative energy, including wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and biofuels. To catch up on the latest in alternative energy, visit our website at www.altenerG.com.
GreenMatch Logo
GreenMatch is a guide to green energy, useful to those who are considering investing in green energy or just interested in the topic. We provide practical information for potential buyers of renewable sources of energy (mainly solar panels, heat pumps and boilers), and updated data regarding governmental programs and incentives in the UK. Plus, you can use GreenMatch.co.uk to compare prices and supplier standards by requesting customized quotes for free.
Metering & Smart Energy International Logo
Metering & Smart Energy International is the leading print and online publication reaching over 100,00 industry professionals for the smart meter, smart grid and smart energy markets; providing up-to-the minute global news, incisive comment and professional resources. For the last 21 years, we have delivered high-quality content that resonates with utilities and equipment makers in every electricity, gas and water market in the world. We bring together thought leaders, technical experts and government regulators to share knowledge and direction on the future trends shaping the industry to help you excel at what you do. Sign up to receive our daily newsletter or contact our team to position yourself as a leader in the global smart energy market.
PV Solar Report Logo
PV Solar Report publishes news for busy solar professionals. Our goal is to share valuable insights with our dedicated readers, subscribers, and followers to move the U.S. solar industry forward.
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The first independent online magazine specializing in smart grids in Spanish and leader in the sector. With more than 3,000 professionals subscribe to our weekly newsletter. With a presence in Europe, Latin America and the United States, SmartGridSpain publishes the latest news, trends and projects being developed worldwide. It also organizes sectoral forums with the main speakers and opinion leaders of top European energy companies.
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Smart Grid Today's mission is to deliver daily, unbiased, comprehensive and original reporting on emerging trends, applications and policies driving the modern utility industry -- in a signature format our founders have developed over 40 years in the trade news business, featuring highly concise and easy-to-understand news copy based on trusted reporting, exclusive interviews, informed analysis and strategic insights that our subscribers rely on to succeed every business day. SmartGridToday.com features a complete searchable archive of thousands of past stories and hundreds of downloadable PDF files, events calendar, discounts on selected items and more. Do not miss out on a single day of the deepest reporting on the smart grid you can find anywhere. Visit http://www.SmartGridToday.com/TRIAL to sign up for a 14-day risk-free trial today.
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Utility Post delivers up-to-date utility news, trends, and jobs in the US and around the globe. With daily posts, webinars, industry events, monthly newsletters, videos, and much more, Utility Post brings you relevant information to ensure you stay informed. Today’s utilities have to wade through a sea of regulations, politics, changing technologies, and new customer technology demands. Utility Post is the beacon for today’s utility.
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Greentech Media delivers business-to- business news, analysis and events at the forefront of the global energy transformation. Our coverage area extends across the clean energy industry with a focus on solar power and the electric utility market’s evolution. Greentech Media’s industry-leading coverage is provided by a team of analysts from our market intelligence arm, GTM Research, as well as our world-class journalists and global network of expert contributors.
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GTM Research is now Wood Mackenzie, the leading market analysis and advisory firm on the transformation of the global electricity industry. GTM Research is comprised of analysts covering solar, grid edge, and energy storage markets. Our analysts combine diverse backgrounds in energy, environmental, emerging technology, information technology and strategic consulting sectors. This diverse team provides critical and timely market analysis in the form of research reports, consulting, and data subscription services.