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01 Dec: 5 Energy and Flexibility Trends We’re Watching for 2018

5 Energy and Flexibility Trends We’re Watching for 2018 It’s an exciting time to be in the energy business. Technology and knowledge are expanding our ability to solve problems and deliver meaningful change. Costs of renewable energy and distributed energy are plummeting. And the need for a solution to global climate change is more urgent than ever. So it’s a good time to look ahead at how our industry is evolving. Here are five trends in energy and energy flexibility we’re watching for the coming year. 1. Growing need for flexibility—and the ability to manage it As the cost of…

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22 Nov: Cheap, Reliable and Sustainable Energy through Flexibility Management at the Grid Edge

Cheap, Reliable and Sustainable Energy through Flexibility Management at the Grid Edge We are both honored and humbled to be a Leader in both the demand response management system (DRMS) and virtual power plant (VPP) software Leaderboard reports published in the last month by Navigant Research– the only company to have been named as a Leader in both categories. We are very proud of the innovations achieved by the AutoGrid team in the new category of flexibility management at the grid edge, and more importantly, the results these innovations—paired with a relentless focus on customer success— have delivered to our clients. AutoGrid was founded…

13 Jul: Energy Internet Technology: An Interview with Dr Amit Narayan, CEO of Autogrid Inc

Energy Internet Technology: An Interview with Dr Amit Narayan, CEO of Autogrid Inc AutoGrid, a leader in Energy Internet software, recently announced that it has raised $20 million from a consortium of global strategic investors that includes the utility-backed fund Energy Impact Partners (EIP) and Envision Ventures. Earlier this year AutoGrid was recognized by Bloomberg New Energy Finance as a New Energy Pioneer 2016, and was named a Grid Edge 2016 Award winner by Greentech Media. These awards followed 12 months of achievement, including 16 new customer agreements and a 350 percent increase in distributed energy resources under contract; recognition of the…

16 Oct: How Data Will Power the Future of Energy

How Data Will Power the Future of Energy Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural gas or coal. In the coming decades we will start to think of data and software as a source of energy. What do I mean by that? Software won’t generate electrons, but it will let us leverage the electricity we are already generating in a more efficient and productive way. Instead of building new power plants, we will take advantage of the search engine-like analytics of software-based controls to lower emissions and reduce costs. In other words,…