BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tendril Orchestrated Energy, the industry’s leading Continuous Demand Management (CDM) solution, has been awarded a Gold 2017 Edison Award in energy efficiency.
Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of energy innovation. The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), whose inventions, new product development methods and innovative achievements changed the world and garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents.
“We believe Orchestrated Energy will revolutionize grid operations in the United States, and winning a Gold Edison Award right after coming out of stealth mode is a testament to that belief,” said Tendril CEO Adrian Tuck. “Receiving this accolade validates the amazing amount of data science and technology innovation that went into the creation of Orchestrated Energy and its role in changing the face of demand management and energy efficiency for many years to come.”
Tendril developed Orchestrated Energy behind the scenes for the past three years, working hand-in-hand with utility leaders to create a platform that turns homes into batteries. Now, for the first time ever, grid operators can utilize homes as dispatchable assets, which continuously relieve strain on the grid. This technology creates unprecedented flexibility and superior economics for utilities, and represents a significant leap in technology over previous demand management solutions.
Orchestrated Energy is the first solution to create a unique and personalized energy optimization plan for every home, every day based on building characteristics, local weather patterns, system conditions and the individual comfort needs of the consumer. It achieves twice the energy efficiency savings of a smart thermostat alone, delivers three times the peak demand reduction from the HVAC system and creates a path to manage other devices and DERs. As a result, it helps utilities finally deliver truly customer-friendly demand response programs today while preparing for a future characterized by DERs.
“Our judges recognized Tendril’s Orchestrated Energy as a true innovator out of the many products in its category,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards.
About Tendril Inc.
Tendril is transforming the residential energy market. Our data analytics on more than 140 million homes creates new business opportunities for any product or service provider connected to the home. Today, this includes electric and gas utilities, energy retailers and real estate professionals. Built over more than a decade, the Tendril Platform delivers real-time, ever-evolving data about the home and how people use energy in it. These rich insights help our customers improve customer acquisition, increase engagement and orchestrate home energy experiences. For more information, please visit www.tendrilinc.com and follow us on Twitter at @tendril.
About The Edison Awards
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Edison Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best innovations and innovators since 1987. For more information about the Edison Awards, please visit www.edisonawards.com.