Event Partner
European Utility Week Logo
European Utility Week is the premier landmark event in Europe for the entire smart utility sector, accumulating over 12,000 international smart energy stakeholders and 600 exhibitors.It is a dynamic and energizing 3-day business, innovation and information platform in the form of a conference-led exhibition. The event facilitates greater networking and content sharing opportunities across the entire energy spectrum from generation to end use. The programme is developed to serve every level of the utility value chain in the form of a strategic and policy forming environment during the exclusive Summit and the more practical case studies presented during the Hub Sessions, free to attend for all visitors. 3-5 October 2017, RAI Amsterdam, will see the event co-locating with four new events including: EMART Energy, the leading energy trading event, Energy Revolution Europe, exploring the most recent developments in renewables integration and energy storage, Intelligent Buildings Europe, emphasizing the importance of buildings in our everyday life and the key role they have in our smart cities future, and the highly revered innovation programme Initiate!
Premier Sponsor
S&C Logo
As a leader in medium voltage switching and protection and a top innovator of battery energy storage and microgrids, S&C Electric Company is committed to helping keep the lights on for billions of energy consumers around the world. With nearly 200 mWh of energy storage deployed globally, S&C has proven experience with every use case, including islanding, peak shaving, and frequency regulation. 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.
Signature Sponsor
Itron Logo
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.
Diamond Sponsor
Siemens Logo
Siemens Digital Grid partners with leading energy industry customers worldwide in their digitalization journeys. As the energy industry transitions to a digital business to better solve new 21stcentury challenges, Digital Grid is the trusted partner that helps with expertise and innovative solutions to achieve improved agility, reliability, resiliency, and efficiency. In North America, Digital Grid has worked with more than 1,000 energy industry customers to deliver proven solutions and services that improve operational efficiencies, enhance reliability and resiliency, and empower consumers to better manage their energy use. For more information, visit www.usa.siemens.com/digitalgrid
Platinum Sponsor
Enbala Power Networks Logo
Enbala Power Networks is making the world’s power grids more reliable, efficient and green by harnessing the power of distributed energy. Enbala’s real-time energy-balancing platform transforms energy system operations with a flexible approach for creating dispatchable energy resources. It unobtrusively captures and aggregates available customer loads, energy storage and renewable energy to form a network of continuously controlled energy resources. The platform dynamically optimizes and dispatches these resources to respond to the real-time needs of the power system.
Gold Sponsors
AutoGrid Logo
AutoGrid’s Energy Data Platform (EDP) and cloud applications use big data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) to deliver clean, efficient, reliable energy. Utilities, energy service providers, and other energy market participants use AutoGrid to build next-generation renewable-friendly power grids, seamlessly integrate and manage distributed generation, engage customers, and reduce costs.
EnergyHub Logo
EnergyHub is the connected device solution for utilities. EnergyHub’s Mercury DERMS allows utilities to partner with their customers to deliver more powerful demand response and grid services using the industry's leading ecosystem of connected devices and distributed energy resources. Our Bring Your Own Thermostat™ service makes millions of existing connected homes available to utilities for demand response without a single truck roll. EnergyHub is an independent subsidiary of Alarm.com, the leading platform solution for the smart home.
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.
Enchanted Rock Logo
ERock was formed in 2006 to focus on technologies at or close to the point of final electric consumption that reduce cost and improve reliability including distributed generation, load management and associated aggregation and control networks. Over the last decade ERock has established a market leadership position through its design, financing, construction, and O&M of microgrids and dispatchable distributed generation. ERock is responsible for the design, project management, installation, and commissioning of over 230 MW of distributed generation across Texas.
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.
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.
Renesas Logo
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
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.
Swisscom Energy Solutions Logo
Based in Switzerland, Swisscom Energy Solutions AG develops flexible and modular solutions under the brand tiko and provides fast frequency response with a reaction time of less than 1 second using residential prosumers’ devices such as photovoltaic systems, domestic batteries, systems and heating systems. Satisfying prosumers’ need to increase efficiency and self-consumption thanks to an award-winning energy management system, the company integrates flexibility into International electrical grids in order to offer innovative and new business models.
Whisker Labs Logo
Whisker Labs is bringing next generation home energy intelligence technologies to market. Our do-it-yourself (DIY) home energy monitoring sensor delivers accurate, real-time power usage data and diagnostics for appliances without costly professional installation. Bring all non-connected devices online for applications related to energy consumption, fault detection and overall home efficiency. Our intelligent demand side management platform, Connected Savings, provides unparalleled DR, EE and engagement. We provide a single DRMS interface across multiple devices, tailored DR strategies, and flexible dispatch. Our intelligent automated EE solution optimizes connected devices and provides personalized analytics via a mobile app or portal. Measure, inform and control with us.
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.
Workshop Sponsor
Content Partner
BRC - Rocky Mountain Institute Logo
The Business Renewables Center (BRC) is a member-based platform that streamlines and accelerates voluntary procurement of renewable energy from off-site, large-scale facilities. The BRC offers unique market intelligence including primers and guides on topics like accounting and deal structures, case studies, problem-solving workshops, and an online renewable energy marketplace. The 165+ BRC members include the leading non-utility buyers, project developers and transaction intermediaries: BRC members were involved in 93% of all corporate renewables deals in 2015-2016.
Supporting Organizations
American Energy Society Logo
The American Energy Society is the world’s professional association dedicated to accelerating the pursuit of abundant, affordable, safe energy. Scientists and engineers, executives and managers, academics and investigators, public and private investors, policy-makers and administrators ... they all come together thru Society hosted events, publications, consulting services, and its advanced web-based platform that harnesses the power of social media. Put simply, the American Energy Society offers unparalleled professional support for every professional in energy.
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
California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) Logo
The California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) is a 501c(6) membership-based advocacy group committed to advancing the role of energy storage in the electric power sector through policy, education, outreach, and research. CESA’s mission is to make energy storage a mainstream resource to promote a cleaner, more efficient, reliable, affordable and secure electric power system.
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.
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.
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.
eLab - RMI Logo
Rocky Mountain Institute’s Electricity Innovation Lab is a collaborative, experimental, participative forum focused on transforming regulation and utility business models to make the electricity system cleaner, more renewable, and more distributed. Founded by RMI in 2012 with feedback from leaders in the U.S. electricity industry, e-Lab facilitates the electricity sector evolution by bringing focus to the most challenging topics facing the system. It provides an integrated problem-solving approach where incumbents and insurgents alike can collaborate on issues that are divisive in traditional settings. It provides a space where experimenting, questioning assumptions, and developing bold, new ideas are encouraged and supported.
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.
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.
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Logo
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (“Leadership Group”) was founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard and represents more than 400 of Silicon Valley's most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley and have more than $3 trillion in annual revenue.
Smart Grid Northwest Logo
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.
VaasaETT Logo
VaasaETT is a research and advisory consultancy specialised in residential customer related issues within the energy sector. Core expertise areas include: Demand response, energy efficiency, customer offerings, loyalty & lifetime value, switching & competition, liberalisation, prices, billing & smart energy technology & services. Research projects are carried out in all expertise areas, and are tailor-made to client needs to form the basis of sound decision-making and guidance on complex issues facing the energy sector today.
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.
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.
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) 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
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
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.
CaliforniaCarbon.info Logo
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.
Cleantech Open Logo
The Cleantech Open is a not-for-profit organization that runs the world’s largest accelerator for cleantech startups. Our mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges.
Metering & Smart Energy International Logo
Metering & Smart Energy International is the leading authority on the smart meter, smart grid and smart energy markets, providing up-to-the-minute global news, incisive comment and professional resources. Metering & Smart Energy International is the leading print and online publication reaching 102 496 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 20 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.
Smart Grid Spain Logo
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.
Utility Dive Logo
Utility Dive covers industry news and provides original analysis on the latest happenings in utility and energy. Our mission is to provide busy executives with a bird's-eye-view of the utilities industry in 60 seconds. With a daily email newsletter and website that looks great on mobile as well as desktop, plus a mobile app, Utility Dive keeps you informed on the go. You 'll get coverage of topics such as smart grid, energy efficiency, regulation and policy, grid security, distributed generation, renewable energy, and more. http://www.utilitydive.com/