The votes are in! Presenting your 14 Smart Grid Companies to Watch
We have our winners in the Smart Grid Companies to Watch in 2014 competition. As is usually the case, there is a mix of familiar names and that may not be so familiar. Many thanks to all of the nominees and the readers who participated in the voting. And congratulations to our winners.
They are listed below alphabetically, with more on page 2.
Accenture - The world’s largest consulting firm, Accenture he world's largest consulting firm, doing $28.6 billion in 2013. Although known for business process and IT skills, Accenture's smart grid group has also added deep expertise in power engineering, distribution automation and smart grid architecture. Website >>
Comverge - Comverge has deployed more than five and a half million energy management devices, recruited over one million residential customers into mass market demand response programs, and served thousands of commercial and industrial customers. Website >>
Demansys Energy LLC - Offering a fully automated, highly secure solution that removes the requirement for human intervention in the process of participating in energy markets, Demansys provides a 24x7 Network Operations Center and an interactive customer portal through which schedules and unexpected facility conditions can be managed and more. Website >>
Leidos - A leader in smart grid managed services, Leidos solutions help utilities in a variety of areas by managing activities from developing a use case to installation and operation. Leidos Engineering has a history of providing applied science and technology know how. Website >>
Metrycom - Providing solutions enable power utility companies to improve power quality and reduce operation costs, Israel-based Metrycom develops markets and supports low-cost on-line wireless monitoring solutions for high-voltage power grids. Website >>
N-Dimension Solutions - As a supplier of cyber-security protection for critical infrastructure assets such as generating plants, control centers, substations and more, N-Dimension Solutions protects enterprise and operational technology from cyber-attacks with a defense-in-depth solution. Website >>
Open Access Technology International - Promising secure, robust interconnected power operations solutions, OATI offers real-time modeling to implement a conservation voltage reduction system to maximize energy and demand savings as well as its GridControl hardware and software solution to connect utility bulk power operations and more. Website >>
Pulse Energy - With a focus on customer engagement, Pulse Energy helps utilities meet energy efficiency targets, boost customer satisfaction, cross-sell programs and reduce operational costs by transforming consumption data into actionable information. Website >>
Retroficiency - The company’s energy audit software leverages meter data to remotely determine efficiency potential and make specific recommendations for each building in minutes. Retroficiency’s software incorporates analytics to rapidly develop energy models for all types of buildings. Website >>
Sensus - A leading utility infrastructure company, Sensus offers smart meters, communication systems, software and services for electric, gas, and water utilities to drive operational efficiency and customer engagement. Website >>
Sentient Energy - A provider of monitoring systems, Sentient Energy gives utilities unique and detailed insight into operating status and fault conditions along the entire distribution grid downstream from the substation. Website >>
Structure Group - A global provider of consulting services, Structure's smart grid practice provides expertise in the strategies, processes and technologies required to deliver comprehensive smart grid programs. Website >>
Trilliant - Offering the smart grid industry a proven, scalable multi-technology communications platform, Trilliant integrates disparate systems of systems into a unified whole in the areas of distribution, metering and smart consumers. Website >>
Verdeeco - Atlanta-based Verdeeco is a smart grid analytics company offering big data solutions for utilities, including its cloud-based platform for data aggregation and advanced analytics applications. Website >>
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