BURLINGAME, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sentient Energy, Inc., provider of the utility industry’s only grid analytics system that covers the entire distribution network with intelligent sensors and analytics, has announced that the readers and editors of Smart Grid News have named it one of the “15 Smart Grid Companies to Watch in 2016.”
Winners of this prestigious honor are selected based on the strength of the nominees’ technology, strategic vision, and success in the marketplace. According to Smart Grid News, “this year’s winners all share commonality from a strong spirit of innovation to an unwavering commitment to positively impacting the energy industry of the future.”
“2016 is shaping up to be a banner year for Sentient Energy,” said CEO, Jim Keener. “Our 20,000 plus distribution grid sensor deployment at FPL continues to go smoothly and is providing the utility with measureable benefits. We announced the release of our Ample™ 3.0 Analytics platform with advanced high-resolution oscillography analytics capability. We added LTE Support to our Cellular MM3™ Intelligent Sensors. We expanded the depth of our leadership team with significant new hires, and our grid monitoring and analytics technology was one of the hottest topics at DistribuTECH 2016, highlighted in presentations from four of our customers, including Florida Power & Light (FPL), Southern California Edison (SCE), Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), and Manitoba Hydro.”
Sentient Energy’s MM3™ distribution grid sensors feature the company’s proprietary Waveform analysis technology that captures high-resolution oscillography associated with faults and network events anywhere on the distribution grid and wirelessly transmits key data or the entire waveform, as needed, to its proprietary Ample™ analytics platform for further analysis. This allows utilities to identify potential issues and perform preventative maintenance to avoid outages.
About Sentient Energy, Inc.
Sentient Energy makes power delivery safe, reliable and solar ready. We provide 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.