Signature Sponsor
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Utilities are on a transformational journey. Distributed energy is changing the grid, creating new options for customers and power companies alike. The opportunities are enormous, but the path is uncharted. The right business models can unlock the potential for consumers and utilities. Data can be used to reach customers and improve operations. A networked grid can be reliably secured. Booz Allen Hamilton has the utility consulting experience and leading-edge capabilities to help utilities make the right choices to manage today’s risks and prepare for tomorrow’s opportunities.
Signature Utility Sponsor
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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.
Platinum Sponsors
Green Charge Networks Logo
Green Charge provides the easiest way to save energy costs for commercial and industrial businesses, municipalities and schools. Our award-winning solution delivers industry leading savings, up to 50 percent in demand charges. We provide risk-free financed energy storage and software that time-shifts power use, and optimizes electric vehicle charging solar and energy efficiency measures. Founded in 2009 Green Charge is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with offices in New York City. Visit Green Charge at www.greencharge.net.
Silver Spring Network Logo
Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and smart energy solution provider. Silver Spring’s pioneering IPv6 platform, with over 23M Silver Spring enabled devices delivered, is connecting utilities to homes and businesses worldwide. Silver Spring’s solutions enable utilities to gain operational efficiencies, improve grid reliability, and empower consumers to manage energy. Silver Spring’s customers include major utilities such as Commonwealth Edison, Consolidated Edison, Florida Power & Light, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Progress Energy, among others.
WeatherBug Home Logo
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.
Gold Sponsors
AES Energy Storage Logo
AES Energy Storage, LLC a subsidiary of The AES Corporation, is a leader in commercial energy storage solutions, which improve flexibility and reliability of the power system, and provide customers with a complete alternative to traditional energy infrastructure investments such as peaking power plants. The company’s Advancion® 4 energy storage solution is available for sale to leading utilities, power markets, and independent power producers, and AES Energy Storage and its partners can manage installations from concept to operation with a market-proven solution that integrates best-in-class battery and power conversion technologies. To learn more, please visit www.aesenergystorage.com.
Allconnect Logo
Allconnect helps consumers connect their homes by providing a convenient single source to compare and purchase integrated media, broadband, energy products and more. Allconnect’s services are available at allconnect.com, through utility and energy companies and via affiliates. For partners, Allconnect acquires customers, increases revenue and generates higher CSAT. Allconnect’s CSAT ranks among the top three companies nationwide based on its 2015 American Customer Satisfaction Index score.
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.
Comverge Logo
Comverge is the industry’s leading provider of integrated cloud-based demand-response, energy-efficiency and customer-engagement solutions that enable electric utilities to ensure grid reliability, lower energy costs, meet regulatory demands, and enhance the customer experience. Comverge software, hardware, and services help utilities optimize every aspect of a demand-side management program. In July 2015, Navigant Research ranked Comverge the industry’s number one demand response provider.
Itron Logo
At Itron, we're dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Together with our customers, we work to improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of people everywhere.
Lime Energy Logo
Lime Energy is building a new energy future. As a leading national provider of energy efficiency for small businesses, Lime designs and implements direct install programs for our utility clients that consistently exceed program savings goals. Our award-winning, integrated services programs provide utilities with reliable energy efficiency resources and the highest levels of customer satisfaction. This approach helps utilities across the country go deeper and broader with the cheapest, cleanest, and fastest energy resource that we have - energy efficiency.
Stem Logo
Stem builds and operates the largest digitally connected energy storage network for our customers. Our world class AI platform optimizes the value of our customers' energy assets and facilitates their participation in energy markets, yielding economic and resiliency benefits while accelerating renewable adoption.
Silver Sponsors
Dominion Voltage Inc. Logo
DVI is a leading provider of grid analytics and control technology, providing solutions for energy efficiency, demand response, Volt/VAR control, and system reliability. DVI’s patented approach plans, manages and validates utilities’ grid optimization programs while delivering significant savings to both utilities and their customers (U.S. patents 8437883, 8577510, 9325174, and other U.S. and international patents pending). For more information about DVI, visit www.dvigridsolutions.com.
Hanwha Q CELLS Logo
Hanwha Q CELLS America is headquartered in Irvine, CA and is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ) and offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications, and solutions.
Landis + Gyr Logo
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.
Opus One Solutions Logo
Opus One Solutions is a software engineering and solutions company with the vision of a Connected Distributed Energy Network. Through GridOS®, its intelligent energy networking platform, Opus One optimizes complex power flows so that it can deliver real-time energy management to distribution utilities and other managers of distributed energy assets. GridOS is modular, scalable, and integrates seamlessly with existing data systems to unlock greater potential for distributed energy resources, including renewable generation, energy storage, and responsive demand. GridOS also facilitates the management of microgrids — from homes to businesses to communities — for unparalleled grid resiliency and value to the electricity customer. To learn more, visit www.opusonesolutions.com and follow us on twitter: @OpusOneSolns.
Polar Racking Logo
Polar Racking is a leading manufacturer of rooftop and ground mount products for commercial, utility and residential markets. Through continuous innovation, Polar Racking delivers turnkey solutions that are robust, simple, and extremely cost-efficient. The company’s vision is to deliver the highest value to our clients at the lowest cost per kWh. Polar supports clients from locations in Toronto and New York City and operates on a model of trust and partnership.
TESCO - The Eastern Specialty Company Logo
TESCO is the trusted source for electric meter testing equipment & accessories for over 100 years. Every meter technician, engineer and manager knows TESCO for our reliability, innovation, and dedication to metering. This reputation continues today with our commitment to develop and deliver new watt-hour & demand test equipment, desktop meter stations, CT ratio & burden testers, software, test switches, safety equipment, and a full range of operational & AMI support needed in today’s competitive and changing market.
Supporting Organizations
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
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.
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.
Green Button Alliance Logo
The Green Button Alliance (GBA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation formed to foster the development, compliance, and wide-spread adoption of the Green Button standard. The Green Button Alliance advances the Green Button initiative—a White House-inspired challenge to the electric utility industry to give consumers access to their energy usage information in a downloadable, standardized format—and further enhances the mission by supporting access to natural gas and water usage data too. The Green Button initiative was created with the support of the White House, the Department of Energy (DOE), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), and the Utility Communications Architecture International Users Group (UCAIug). The Green Button standard for Download My Data (DMD) and Green Button Connect My Data (CMD) is published by the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB). For more information, please visit http://www.greenbuttonalliance.org.
New York City Economic Development Corporation Logo
New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City of New York’s official organization responsible for driving economic growth, creating jobs, and improving the quality of life for New Yorkers.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org.
SolarOne Logo
Solar One empowers learning and innovation that result in more sustainable and resilient urban environments. We change the way people think about energy, sustainability, and resilience. Our programs help individuals and communities explore new ways of living and working that are more adaptive to a changing world.
SunSpec Alliance Logo
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
Urban Future Lab + NYC ACRE Logo
The Urban Future Lab (UFL) is New York City’s hub for smart cities, clean energy and smart grid technology. Our programs include ACRE, a business incubation program for pre-seed to series A startups, PowerBridgeNY, a proof-of-concept center commercializing research from local universities, and Clean Start, an advanced diploma from NYU for people seeking a transition into the cleantech sector. The UFL is part of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and is located in the Downtown Brooklyn.
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 Partners
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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.
Climate Week 2016 Logo
We are proud to be part of Climate Week NYC 2016, a cornerstone event in the international calendar. Every year, Climate Week NYC brings together influential global leaders and new voices from the worlds of business, government and investors to lead the transition toward net zero emissions. Climate Week NYC is also the collaborative space for climate events in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement, and begins September 19.
Power Markets Today Logo
Power Markets Today is the nation's leading journal chronicling ongoing efforts to build competitive wholesale and retail energy markets with perspectives on why some fail and others succeed. PMT's editors are committed to delivering timely, accurate and comprehensive news and analysis on topics you care about from electricity retailers to demand response to wholesale electricity markets. We keep a close watch on key dockets at FERC and the state commissions to bring you detailed daily reporting on the debates, maneuvers, proposals and outcomes affecting power and retail gas markets. Join thousands of your peers that rely on PMT every business day. Sign up for a 14-day, risk-free trial now.
Smart Grid Today Logo
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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SolarKal is the leading solar brokerage for businesses. SolarKal originates and pre-qualifies commercial solar projects thorough our network of expert solar brokers. We tailor these projects to our network of solar partners. We match regional commercial projects with regional solar installers and financiers. Overall, SolarKal lowers the cost of customer acquisition for its solar partners. To find our more, please visit us at www.solarkal.com.
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Sustainable CUNY of the City University of New York, this nation’s largest urban university, is leading a transformational change on its campuses, in the City, and throughout the State through a broad sustainability program comprised of three key pillars: CUNY Sustainability, Solar (nysolarmap.com) and Energy Resiliency (Smart DG Hub).
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The Green Economy provides information on policy, technology and finance for the American public, because we only invest in what we understand.
Utility Post Logo
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.