Sponsorship
Signature Sponsor
IBM Logo
IBM is a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, serving clients in more than 170 countries. With 25 consecutive years of patent leadership, IBM Research is the world's largest corporate research organization with more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. For more information, visit www.ibm.com.
Platinum Sponsors
S&C Logo
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.
Gold Sponsors
Aclara Logo
Aclara represents the industry’s leading Intelligent Infrastructure™ technologies for providing device networking, data-value management, and customer communications to water, gas, and electric utilities globally. Over 500 utilities in nine countries rely on proven Aclara solutions to connect with their customers. Aclara is part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), St. Louis. Create Your Intelligent Infrastructure™ www.Aclara.com.
Centrica Business Solutions Logo
Centrica Business Solutions operates across the UK and Ireland, Europe and North America and is at the forefront of the distributed energy market. With price predictability a thing of the past, increasing volatility of supply, and new energy technologies emerging, we provide energy expertise to help our customers become economically and environmentally sustainable. Through our acquisitions of market leading energy specialists ENER-G, Panoramic Power, REstore, Vista Solar, CES Energy and SmartWatt, we can provide the innovative thinking as well as the energy insights, optimisation and on-site generation solutions our customers need to achieve their goals.
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.
Silver Sponsors
Sentient Energy Logo
Sentient Energy makes power delivery safe, reliable, and solar ready. The company provides the industry’s only Grid Analytics System that covers the entire distribution network with quickly deployed intelligent sensors and analytics that identify and analyze potential faults and other grid events. Sentient Energy leads the market with the largest mesh network line sensor deployments in North America, and partnerships with leading utility network providers including Silver Spring Networks, Landis + Gyr, and AT&T. For more information visit www.sentient-energy.com.
Emerging Tech Sponsors
Greenbird Logo
Greenbird offers out-of-the-box system integration for utilities. We are a true DevOps company, delivering unique time-to-market and reliability. We were named a Gartner ‘Cool Vendor’ in 2018 because of our domain specific and flexible integration capabilities, crucial for creating easy-to-consume integrated solutions. Utilihive empowers utilities to manage their data flow faster and smoother than traditional system integration models while accelerating the journey towards the energy revolution.
Viking Cold Solutions Logo
Viking Cold’s long-duration Thermal Energy Storage (TES) solution is the most economical way to store energy in low-temperature refrigeration plus increase refrigeration efficiency an average of 25%. The systems have a 20+ year life, no round-trip losses, require no maintenance nor additional real estate, and are 100% recyclable. With an LCOE < 2 cents per kWh, TES delivers power providers economically viable demand management flexibility in C&I cold storage applications.
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
German American Chamber of Commerce - CA 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.
WRISE Logo
WRISE was founded in 2005 and works to promote the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy. Since that time, WRISE has grown to an organization with local chapters in the US and Canada; national programming that includes activities at renewable trade shows across the country, the Leadership Forum, Take Charge Workshops, mentoring, professional development and webinar series; and a growing grassroots network of more than 6,500 women and men.
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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, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, as well as our world-class journalists and global network of expert contributors.
Wood Mackenzie Logo
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world's natural resources sector. With detailed coverage of power market fundamentals, gas, coal, solar, wind, energy storage, and grid technologies, we make it easier to understand the rapidly evolving power landscape.