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.
Ballard Spahr LLP is a national firm of more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices across the country. Our attorneys provide services in more than 50 areas within business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, public finance, and real estate. Our Energy & Project Finance Group represents producers and distributors of electricity from renewable and other sources, operators of regional wholesale energy markets, natural gas producers, and large industrial consumers of natural gas. We also represent underwriters, private issuers, banks, and others who invest in energy assets.
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.
ENGIE Storage (formerly Green Charge) helps power the world more efficiently and sustainably. As the nation’s number one distributed energy storage company, we serve energy producers, distributors, and consumers, including utilities, network operators, and energy consumers in business and government.
Growing Energy Labs, Inc., (GELI) provides software and business solutions to design, automate, and manage battery energy storage systems and energy networks solutions. Geli’s suite of products creates an ecosystem where project developers, OEMs, financiers, and project operators can deploy advanced energy storage systems using a seamless hardware-agnostic platform. Founded in 2010, Geli’s software actively manages megawatts of projects deployed around the world.
Geli has been pioneering the Internet of Energy since 2010. Geli-enabled systems have been deployed in commercial & industrial facilities, residential developments, EV charging infrastructure, and microgrids around the globe.
With over 700 attorneys in 19 offices across the country, Husch Blackwell LLP is an industry-focused business law firm that delivers innovative and strategic solutions to organizations around the world. Drawing on extensive industry knowledge and experience, we help clients achieve their business goals efficiently and cost-effectively. Husch Blackwell’s Renewable Energy & Natural Resources team has the expertise you need. Our team of more than 50 attorneys has broad legal experience and knowledge of the wide range of issues specific to your industry including renewable energy development (PPAs, EPCs, O&M and all other development services), real estate, M&A, tax, litigation and employment matters. Our multidisciplinary approach, combined with our in-depth understanding of the industry, enables us to get to the heart of your unique business objectives and deliver valuable results—faster and more efficiently.
Marathon Capital is a leading financial advisory and investment banking firm focused on providing financial advice in the areas of M&A, capital raising of debt and equity, project finance, tax equity, financial restructuring, recapitalization, bankruptcy and workout situations in the energy sector. Marathon Capital is a four-time recipient of the "Best Renewable Asset M&A Advisor" Award (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017), "Renewable Generating Project Finance Deal of the Year" Award (2016) and first-time recipient of the "Best Asset M&A Advisor" (2017) in Power Finance & Risk's Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms Awards.
Pason Power offers an end-to-end platform to design, control, manage, and aggregate advanced energy storage systems. Compatible with leading component suppliers, our solutions enable energy storage systems to serve as reliable grid assets for utilities, reduce costs for end users, and reduce risk for energy retailers. We enable our customers to identify economically viable sites to deploy energy storage systems that combine with solar generation, reduce demand charges, or provide backup power. We create value for site owners and form a path to developing a fleet of distributed energy resources that can be aggregated to participate in grid service markets. Built on 40 years of market-leading energy monitoring and controls, Pason Power has the experience, support, and service to get the job done, and get it done safely.
Prisma Energy provides battery energy storage systems in the U.S. and Canada designed around specific end-use applications through an innovative short-term operating lease structure. Our leased systems range from 250 kWh up to around 20 MWh. The lease is typically 5 years, and avoids the expenses associated with project finance. Our battery energy storage systems can deliver energy and services both in front and behind the meter.
Recurrent Energy is a leading utility-scale solar and storage project developer, delivering competitive, clean electricity to large energy buyers. Based in the U.S., Recurrent Energy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. and functions as Canadian Solar’s U.S. project development arm. Recurrent Energy has approximately 5 GW of solar and storage projects in development in the U.S. Additional details are available at www.recurrentenergy.com.
Founded in 1941, Southern Research (SR) is an independent, nonprofit, scientific and engineering research organization that supports clients and partners in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, defense, aerospace, environmental, and energy industries. SR’s staff of nearly 500 works across four divisions: Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Engineering, and Energy & Environment. We pursue entrepreneurial and collaborative initiatives to develop and maintain a pipeline of intellectual property and innovative technologies that positively impact real-world problems. Learn more at www.SouthernResearch.org.
West Monroe’s Energy & Utilities practice partners with utilities and energy companies to manage innovation and change at today’s pace. Our areas of expertise include customer experience, digital, cybersecurity, analytics, regulatory and advisory, and more. West Monroe’s dedicated team of business consultants and deep technologists help our clients proactively plan and execute for the future, enhance the customer experience, and manage strategic communications.
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.