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Top 10 Smart Grid Consulting/Services Companies - 2018

The smart grid industry is growing at a rapid pace as the flag bearer of modern electric grid infrastructure, one that imbues environmental and economic stability. The smart grid technologies are extensively involved in detailed grid testing, consumer education, information sharing, and compliance management. Acting as the foundation to a two-way communication between a utility and its customers, smart grid enables delivery of personalized information to the stakeholders. At this juncture, energy service providers desire to develop and manage power distribution and smart grids with a continued focus on cost and reliability. Smart grid consultants and service providers come to the fore to help these providers realize their goals.

With the digitization of the entire power management process, smart grid consultants enable the providers to manage the supply side as well as the delivery side of the grids, cost effectively. These consultants offer assistance for the effective management of the smart grid systems to address the challenges related to varying power demands and distribution. They also help in analyzing market changes and identifying opportunities to save on ever-increasing energy cost, or to generate new incremental revenue streams. Through expertise and in-depth market knowledge, the consultants allow service providers to ace change management and remain competitive.

In the past few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, and analysts, along with Energy CIO Insight’s editorial board has reviewed and shortlisted top companies who are leading the smart grid market. This edition of Energy CIO Insights presents you “Top 10 Smart Grid Consulting/Services Companies – 2018,” featuring the companies that deliver cutting edge services to help the energy sector achieve success.

Company Logo Company Name Company Description
Alternative Resource Group (ARG) A clean energy project development group and its blockchain based energy management and transaction platform
Apparent Provides an intelligent smart grid solution powered by big data that improves energy production, delivery, and use
IncSys Provides training and customized simulation models for power operators
Nexant Helps utilities embrace customer-centric model that aligns strategic planning, grid operations and demand side management to improve customer engagement, boost operational efficiency, reduce risk and deliver improved business results
Patterson & Dewar Engineers Specializes in microgrid consulting and analysis, industrial automation and communications design and integration, SCADA assessments and implementation, and operational technology planning and security
PowerData Provides a comprehensive platform for real-time control and simulation focused on electric power
Sensus Delivers wide range of software and solutions, and engages in designing metering and automatic meter reading solutions for utilities
Siemens Provides products, services, and solutions to help power producers, grid operators, power utilities, industrial companies, and municipalities effectively manage tasks economically despite increasing complexity
Tendril Delivers solutions for smarter grid management and enhanced consumer engagement capabilities
Trilliant Provides two-way communication platform and solutions for destribution and consumption end and the head-end of uitlity grids