John Villali, Research Director, IDC Energy Insights
Although slower than many industries, the power and utility sector are making digital advancements in many segments of their business
Lynda Clemmons, VP of Sustainable Solutions, NRG Sustainable Energy Advisory
The energy industry is going through radical transformation and technology is evolving, allowing for smarter, more controllable demand at the hands of the consumer.
Melvin Leong, Associate Director, Energy & Environment, Frost & Sullivan
The future of energy and utilities will focus on several key technology innovations that will boost industry operational efficiency and possibly change business models and competitive landscape.
Todd Hranicka, Director- Solar Energy, PSE&G
These solar storage projects use sophisticated control systems to manage the integration between the solar systems, batteries and the PSE&G grid.
Joe Blanchard, VP of Services, Plug Power
From micro grids to rooftop solar plants to hydrogen powered forklift trucks, every alternative energy solution, to some extent, is a distributed energy technology.
Soonwook Hong, Engineering Fellow, Yaskawa-Solecectria Solar
When I joined the solar industry in 2010, the solar photovoltaic (PV) generation installed capacity was just 4 percent of the total generation installed that year.
Bill Gould, CTO, SolarReserve
Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) with Thermal Energy Storage (TES) technology utilizes large tracking mirrors to focus sunlight onto a heat exchanger, where the sun’s thermal energy is captured in a fluid....
Chris Beebe, CEO, BEAM Engineering
Energy is literally raining down on us every day of our lives - the sun makes some places hot and some places cold, this makes the wind blow, the wind makes waves that travel across oceans and crash on our shores.
Paul Nelsen, Vice President Asia Pacific Electricity, Itron
The key is the combination of cloud technologies with knowledge from a trusted service provider who knows the utility business
David Meisegeier, Vice President and Senior Technical Director, ICF
Utilities face an increasingly complex challenge of engaging and improving customer relationships while at the same time building a smarter, bi-directional grid. One that improves reliability and keeps costs under control....