Companies to Present in Boston at TechConnect World June 14-16
AUSTIN, Texas, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI) and its committee of utility and system integrator technologists from Lockheed Martin, Austin Energy, National Grid, Northeast Utilities and the City of Anaheim would like to recognize the 2011 Top 15 Utility Solutions.
Over 100 companies spanning the clean energy spectrum applied into the annual Utility Technology Challenge competition designed to match promising new technologies with testing, demonstration, and early adoption partners. The following 15 emerged as the organizations with the strongest business plans and most compelling solutions to the real-world customers evaluating them:
- 7 AC Technologies, Massachusetts
- EcoFactor, California
- Electric Pipeline Corporation, New York
- Energy Compression, Inc., Massachusetts
- EnerVault, California
- Ideal Power Converters, Texas
- Innosepra, LLC, New Jersey
- Minesto, Sweden
- NovaThermal Energy, Pennsylvania
- Plasma Gasification Corp., Texas
- Power Tagging, Colorado
- Tropos Networks, California
- V&R Energy Systems Research, Inc., California
- XTreme Power, Texas
- Undisclosed Company
“Northeast Utilities focuses on advancing a growing portfolio of energy solutions to address New England’s long-term energy and environmental goals. I believe we have selected promising technologies that could help us strengthen that portfolio. I look forward to the opportunity of working with them in the Utility Technology Challenge,” said Camilo Serna, Northeast Utilities director of strategic planning and energy productivity.
These semifinalists will attend TechConnect World in Boston on June 14 and present their technologies in a quick pitch session to the evaluation committee, investors, corporate partners, and utilities. A panel of judges will award the top three companies with interviews in their companies and potential testing and demonstration opportunities.
“Our goal at EcoFactor is to help utilities provide their customers with a money-saving residential energy management service that does not require a sacrifice in comfort or change in behavior,” said Scott Hublou, co-founder of EcoFactor and SVP of products. “It is an honor to be chosen as a Top 15 Utility Solution by a committee of leaders in the energy industry, as it further validates our approach and ability to propel consumer adoption of energy efficiency in the residential sector.”
To learn more about the Challenge, visit http://ct-si.org/services/cleanTest/challenge.html. To register for TechConnect World and attend the event, visit http://www.techconnectworld.com/Cleantech2011/.
About Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI):
The Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), a 501c6 non-profit industry association, represents the organizations developing, commercializing, and implementing energy, water, and environmental technologies. Clean technologies offer much needed solutions to growing resource security and sustainability concerns and are critical to maintaining economic competitiveness. CTSI brings together global leaders for advocacy, community development, networking, and information sharing to help bring these needed technologies to market more rapidly.
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