BURLINGAME, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sentient Energy, Inc., a leading provider of advanced grid monitoring and analytics solutions to electric utilities for safe and reliable power delivery, announced today it had been selected as a winner for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Winners were announced at special Red Herring 100 North America awards ceremony on Wednesday evening, June 8, at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa.
Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and growth companies since 1995. Sentient Energy was selected from a large pool of candidates across North America based on the company’s technological innovation, management strength, IP and patents, proof of concept, market size, investor record, customer acquisition and financial health. During the several months leading up to the announcement, hundreds of companies in the fields of security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, life sciences, cloud, mobile and others completed their submissions to qualify for the award.
“We are extremely proud that ‘Red Herring 100’ has recognized Sentient Energy for its outstanding vision, market strategy, and execution,” said Sentient Energy CEO, Jim Keener. “We look forward to continued success as our industry-leading technology continues to build market share among the nation’s top electric utilities.”
“The ‘Red Herring 100’ joins an impressive list of awards that Sentient Energy has garnered over the past several years,” added Sentient Energy President and Founder, Michael Bauer. “It is a testament to the hard work and quality of our management team and staff, to the faith and commitment of our investors, and to our utility customers who are making their work and their customers’ lives better with our exceptional technology.”
About Sentient Energy, Inc.
Sentient Energy makes power delivery safe, reliable and solar ready. The company provides the industry’s only Grid Analytics System that covers the entire distribution network with quickly deployed intelligent sensors and analytics that identify and analyze potential faults and other grid events. Sentient Energy leads the market with the largest mesh network line sensor deployments in North America, and partnerships with leading utility network providers including Silver Spring Networks, Landis + Gyr, and AT&T. For more information, visit www.sentient-energy.com.