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Reception Sponsor


Tendril

Tendril delivers personalized energy experiences for consumers around the world. Leading companies that want to establish a competitive advantage rely on our software and solutions to better acquire, engage and activate their customers. To do this we employ the latest in energy science and data analytics to unveil a complete understanding of the individual consumer, including their unique needs and propensities to act. With this granular understanding we help our customers unlock the true value of energy interactions.

http://www.tendrilinc.com


Advisory Sponsor


EnergyHub

EnergyHub is the connected device solution for utilities. EnergyHub’s Mercury DRMS allows utilities to partner with their customers and deliver more powerful demand response using connected devices, while our Bring Your Own Thermostat™ service makes hundreds of thousands 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.

For more information, visit www.energyhub.com. Follow EnergyHub on Twitter @EnergyHub.

http://www.energyhub.com


Honeywell

Honeywell is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Honeywell Automation and Control System’s portfolio of offerings include security, fire safety and automation systems for residential and commercial applications such as intrusion, video surveillance and access control systems, fire alarm, life safety, energy management, clean air and emergency communication systems.

http://www.honeywell.com


Event Sponsors


Affinegy

Affinegy is a global provider of connected device management and service enablement software for the home and business.  Affinegy’s platform makes it simple and profitable to activate entertainment, internet, security, premise automation, and wellness services, where devices and appliances seamlessly and securely communicate to empower connected users.  Based on proven standards, such as TR-069, the Affinegy platform has been tested over time and globally deployed to more than 35M users through leading broadband providers and network equipment manufacturers. Affinegy is an acknowledged leader in IOT, making our platform the ideal choice for businesses that make products or sell services to the connected user.

http://www.affinegy.com


ecobee

We’re ecobee – an award-winning provider of energy solutions that helps people understand, manage and reduce their energy consumption.  Our Wi-Fi thermostats, online web portals and smart phone apps are not only built to last, they’re built to make sense. And they’re made for real people who want to save on energy costs without sacrificing comfort. We’re proud to be the brand that’s at the forefront of energy automation. But more than anything, we’re proud that our customers can always count on us for smart, innovative solutions that have a meaningful impact on their lives and on their communities.

http://www.ecobee.com


PlanetEcosystems

PlanetEcosystems helps utilities develop deep and loyal customer relationships by enabling new sources of service value with its P-ECOSYS customer engagement platform. With P-ECOSYS, utilities can use big data to provide personalized solutions that help customers take action and achieve their goals; from saving money and minimizing the carbon footprint to increasing home comfort and health, as well as get deals on appliances, contractor services and financing through P-ECOSYS marketplaces. Deployable in just 60 to 90 days, P-ECOSYS is the only platform that fully integrates the interactions of utility customers, utility administrators, and EE contractors; delivering compelling customer messaging and reduced service costs. Visit www.planetecosystems.com.

http://www.planetecosystems.com


WeatherBug Home

WeatherBug Home® is a complete Intelligent Demand Side Management (ISDM) service that combines real-time weather data with patented methods and systems to deliver load reduction by optimizing connected thermostat set-points.  Home-specific thermodynamic models enable superior Demand Response delivering 1.76 kW per home and aggregation of over 37MW of residential HVAC load in Texas (summer of 2015).  Energy Efficiency program performance delivers 8-11% HVAC savings on top of connected tstat savings. The WeatherBug Home ScoreCard influences informed behavioral changes providing energy usage information and forecasts along with suggested improvements - deliverable to more than 12 million WeatherBug mobile app users.  www.WeatherBugHome.com

http://www.earthnetworks.com


WSI

WSI, the professional division of The Weather Company, has brought the most robust and advanced Weather Data API to market in support of smart grid, demand response and energy management. Whether your business revolves around anticipating the energy requirements of a specific neighborhood, assessing consumption for an individual retail location or adding value to improve connected home intelligence, WSI has a solution and data that can be tailored to suit your needs. We strive to provide data that is highly accurate and tools that are easy-to-use, helping your company engage consumers and improve energy management.

http://www.wsi.com


Z-Wave

Z-Wave technology is an open internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 1200 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 300 companies around the world,  Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety and security and aging in place.  The Z-Wave standard is a key enabler of smart living solutions for deployment in all channels from service providers to etail and retail, security companies, builders and installers, as well small business and commercial and hospitality. With over 35 million end devices in homes, Z-Wave is a key enabler of the Internet of Things.For more information visit: z-wave.sigmadesigns.com

http://z-wave.sigmadesigns.com


Program Guide Sponsor


DTE Energy and Powerley

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. As a leader and innovator in the energy space, DTE Energy entered into a joint venture to create Powerley, a home energy management company, that provides residential users an end-to-end hardware and software solution to optimize their energy use. With a combination of real-time energy data, engagement features, personalized actionable recommendations and the ability to control and automate their smart home, Powerley delivers unprecedented EM&V savings with true home energy management.


Charging Station Sponsor


Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications.

Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company's 110,000 plus employees achieved sales of more than $26 billion in 2010, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”

http://www.schneider-electric.com


Break Sponsors


Tyco

Tyco Security Products, part of Tyco International is a unified group of world-leading access control, video, location based security and intrusion brands.

With the most trusted brands in security in one portfolio, we offer the most comprehensive range of premium security solutions in the industry; an unbeatable combination from a single source which allow our customers to see more, do more, and save more.

With over 2,000 employees in offices around the world, we support our global, local and regional customers to the highest level with sales, technical support and customer service.

Visit http://www.tycosecurityproducts.com for more information.

http://www.tycosecurityproducts.com


WattzOn

Partners across the U.S. use WattzOn's software platform to acquire customer utility data, analyze the data for actionable insights, and engage consumers to increase solar adoption as well as deliver verified energy savings.  With utility data capture available for 90% of US homes, WattzOn is uniquely able to support national product rollouts.  Our energy analytics create an immediate value-add, providing personalized insights that engage consumers and deliver energy savings. WattzOn’s hardware-free platform is white-label ready, supporting your brand and customers. 

http://www.wattzon.com


Breakfast Sponsor


State Farm

State Farm® was founded in 1922 on a simple principle: Customers are the core of everything we do and we will adapt to meet their needs. It is the goal of State Farm to be the customer’s first and best choice in the products and services we provide. For 93 years, through quality service, integrity and financial strength, State Farm has helped people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

http://www.statefarm.com


Platinum Supporter


Advanced Energy Economy

ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY is a national association of business leaders who are making the 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. Learn more www.aee.net

http://www.aee.net


Internet of Things Consortium

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) is comprised of more than 60 leading hardware, software and analytics companies – in areas including home automation, wearables, connected cars, smart cities, 3D printing, and virtual/augmented reality. On behalf of its members, the IoTC is dedicated to the growth of the internet of things marketplace and the development of sustainable business models. The IoTC educates technology firms, retailers, insurance companies, marketers, media companies and the wider business community about the value of IoT. Founded in 2012, the IoTC is headquartered in San Francisco with a business development hub in New York.

http://iofthings.org/


Supporters


Antenna

Antenna is a PR agency focused on powering a new era of technology that makes life easier, simpler and better. We harness traditional and digital media platforms to help innovative companies achieve breakout velocity.

http://www.antennagroup.com/


Antenna Systems & Technology

Antenna Systems & Technology is a trade magazine for antenna professionals, including commercial operators, OEMs that integrate antennas and components into their wireless systems and infrastructures, antenna manufacturers, dealers/distributors and companies involved with wireless systems, cellular, and RF & microwave communications markets. Distribution is by controlled circulation of 10,000 copies to qualified recipients, primarily in North America.

http://www.antennasonline.com


Conference Guru

Conference Guru reviews thousands of conferences to find great conferences and establishes partnerships with the organizers that enable us to offer a limited quantity of conference passes at a great price. Conference Guru – Great Conferences. Great Deals.

http://www.conferenceguru.com


Engerati

Engerati is a central destination for delegates from leading global energy events to network, collaborate, share and engage. We provide our members with completely free access to our ever-growing archive of industry news, white papers, case studies, webinars, video presentations, interviews and blogs. Engerati is an invaluable resource to all energy professionals – nowhere else can you get such in-depth information on the global energy industry for free.

http://www.engerati.com/


FierceEnergy

FierceEnergy tracks the latest developments and advancements in the energy industry. Every business day, energy service provider executives rely on FierceEnergy's free email newsletter and website to stay up-to-date on renewable energy integration, smart grid news, consumer consumption, customer service innovations and more.

http://www.FierceEnergy.com


Green Button Alliance

The Green Button Alliance (GBA) is a non-profit 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. 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 Download My Data (DMD) and Connect My Data (CMD) standards are based on the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Energy Services Provider Interface (ESPI) standard. For more information, or to join the Green Button Alliance, please visit http://www.greenbuttonalliance.org.

http://www.greenbuttonalliance.org


HomePlug Alliance

HomePlug technology enables a home's electrical wires to distribute broadband Internet, 4K Ultra HD video, digital music and smart home applications. HomePlug powerline networking products are used by consumers and service providers worldwide to provide home networking connectivity and expand Wi-Fi coverage. HomePlug is the global leader in powerline networking technology, with over 200 million devices deployed worldwide.

http://www.homeplug.org


HomeToys.com

HomeToys.com offers a blend of Commercial & Residential AV, Automation & Digital Signage Industry News, Articles and Interviews combined with insight into the trends and breakthroughs with potential to affect related business & lifestyle. Since 1995 our philosophy has been to create an outlet where the industry can collaborate and report on itself.

http://www.hometoys.com


IoT Today

IoT Today is the world’s leading media brand devoted to the Internet of Things. Through its website, publications, live events, and market data services IoT Today provides the world’s premier forum for information and business exchange related to the Internet of Things. Developers, integrators and end-users of products and services for enabling the Internet of Things look to IoT Today to stay informed, get connected and advance their knowledge. IoT Today is a media brand of Webcom Communications Corp. 

http://www.iot-today.com


ISE Magazine

ISE magazine (formerly OSP magazine) is the most trusted educational and solutions resource across the ICT industry. ISE delivers 20+ educational articles showcasing leading technology solutions and has connected advertisers with key buyers and decision-makers for more than 30 years. For more information or to subscribe, visit www.isemag.com.

http://www.isemag.com


Israeli Smart Energy Association

The Israeli Smart Energy Association, ISEA, serves as a national platform, bringing together local and global Smart Energy players and stakeholders to share knowledge, drive initiatives, and build partnerships.

The goal of ISEA is to position Israel as one of the leading countries in the Smart Energy domain; both in terms of developing local innovative industry, as well as local adoption and deployment of Smart Energy solutions.

Through its members, supporters, and affiliations, the ISEA enables its members to interact with the most relevant local and global leaders in the space, take an active role in shaping the industry and drive economic growth.

http://www.isea.org.il


KNXtoday

KNXtoday is a trade magazine for KNX home and building control comprising an online magazine and email newsletter. KNX is the worldwide standard for home and building control, and is approved as an International Standard (ISO/IEC 14543-3) as well as an European Standard (CENELEC EN 50090 and CEN EN 13321-1) and Chinese Standard (GB/Z 20965). KNXtoday offers news, articles, case studies, videos and resources, an events calendar and much more. Visitors can also sign up to the free email newsletter, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest.

http://KNXtoday.com


Mercom Capital Group

With a unique blend of research, market intelligence and effective communications, Mercom Capital Group gives its clients the edge they need to succeed in today's competitive marketplace. Mercom is a thought leader, highly respected for our in-depth knowledge of the Smart Grid, Storage and Energy Efficiency marketplaces. Our in-depth industry reports and consulting services give industry leaders across the globe the expertise to make smart business decisions. 

http://store.mercom.mercomcapital.com/page/


Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

NEEP’s mission is to accelerate energy efficiency in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic as an essential part of demand-side solutions that enable a sustainable regional energy system. Through collaboration, education, and enterprise, we overcome barriers and transform markets. Ultimately, our vision is that the region embraces next generation energy efficiency to meet energy needs in a carbon-constrained world.

http://neep.org/


Open Interconnect Consortium

The Open Interconnect Consortium, a Delaware non-profit corporation, is being founded by leading technology companies with the goal of defining the connectivity requirements and ensuring interoperability of the billions of devices that will make up the emerging Internet of Things (IoT).

http://openinterconnect.org/


OpenADR Alliance

The OpenADR Alliance was formed to foster the development, adoption and compliance of the OpenADR standards through collaboration, education, training, testing and certification. The Alliance is supported by a broad cross section of utilities, independent system operators, regional transmission operators, regulators and vendors who share a common interest in the success and widespread adoption of the OpenADR standard.

http://www.openadr.org


Remote Site & Equipment Management

Remote Site & Equipment Management magazine is a product, service and news magazine edited for owners, operators and managers of remotely located and/or remotely operated sites, facilities and equipment. Readers are executives, managers and technical professionals responsible for the development and operation of communication systems, transmission systems, oil & gas sites, pipelines, utility facilities, agricultural operations, weather stations, transportation facilities and equipment, natural resource and wildlife management activities, weather and environmental monitoring systems, military/defense facilities and equipment, and other remotely-controlled or unattended facilities and equipment.

http://www.remotemagazine.com/main/


Smart Grid Today

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.

http://www.smartgridtoday.com/


SmartGridNews

Written with a focus on industry CTOs and technical infrastructure decision-makers, Smart Grid News covers the latest business and technology news surrounding network intelligence, home networking, smart meters, and other key issues. Join energy and telecom industry insiders who subscribe to Smart Grid News' free weekly email newsletter to keep up with this evolving marketplace.

http://www.SmartGridNews.com


SmartGridSpain

Reference independent online magazine specializing in smart grids. With a presence in Europe, Latin America and the United States, SmartGridSpain covers the latest news, trends and projects being developed worldwide. It also organizes sectoral forums with the main speakers and opinion leaders of major European companies

http://smartgridspain.org


TD The Market Publishers

TD The Market Publishers, Ltd is a stand-alone company with a strong history of promoting and trading market research reports and analytical reviews produced by our many transnational partners, which include both large multinationals and smaller, more specialist concerns.

Our web-based platform, MarketPublishers.com, offers an unmatched collection of market research reports, company reviews, databooks, articles, periodical publications, databases, on-line subscriber services, and much more, delivered by the successful and well-established publishers with whom we are currently in partnership.

Here, at Market Publishers, research experts exploit a wide range of marketing media to efficiently engage with our clients to use these for the benefit of our clients, and so generate enhanced revenue streams for their businesses.

Market Publishers’ team continuously works to update and expand our existing collection of market research reports (more than one hundred thousand) by partnering with new publishers and adding their studies to our web-site’s content. Market Publishers’ support and services, on-line and offline, are at our customers’ disposal twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year.

https://marketpublishers.com/


Utility Dive

Utility Dive is the mobile friendly industry dashboard for energy and utility professionals. We cover smart grid tech, clean energy, regulation, generation, and much more. Utility Dive delivers the most important news, events, and industry intel in a mobile friendly format so you can focus on your job.

http://www.utilitydive.com/


Utility Post

Today’s utilities have to wade through a sea of regulations, politics, changing technologies, and new customer technology demands. 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.

http://www.utilitypost.com


WSNBuzz.com

WSNBuzz.com is a blog providing fresh updates on smart grid technologies, covering new standards, products, deployments, industry moves and events of interest.

http://www.wsnbuzz.com


 

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