NES selected as Silicon Valley’s 2021 best smart energy software company

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Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES), a global smart grid solution provider with the industry’s leading Patagonia Energy Applications Platform (EAPTM), announced that it has been selected for the Silicon Valley 2021 Best Smart Energy Software Company Award by the San Jose Award Program.

This is the second straight year that NES has been recognized for its software achievements.

Each year, the San Jose Award Program identifies companies in the Silicon Valley community and business area that they believe have achieved exceptional market success. This includes local companies that enhance the positive image of business through service to their customers and involvement in the community. The Program selects exceptional companies who help make San Jose and the Silicon Valley area a great place to live, work and play.

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Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2021 San Jose Award Program focused on quality. Winners were determined based on the data gathered both internally by the San Jose Award Program and data provided by third parties. NES is considered a leader in the smart grid industry with its proven, secure, open standard and multi-application platform that serves as the foundation for a diverse range of software applications across the smart grid, including smart metering, load profile measurements, prepayment, demand response, low voltage grid optimization, and grid security.

NES continues to focus on developing and delivering innovative software solutions for its customers. This has included expanding its software solutions and committing additional resources for software development to bring new products to market faster and respond to the current industry-wide gap in availability of products which focus on security, rollout and operations efficiency, and low-voltage grid visibility. This award further validates that NES is experiencing success developing additional solutions that help DSOs achieve advanced smart grid and smart metering benefits.

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“We are honored to receive the Best Smart Energy Software Company Award in the Silicon Valley for the second straight year,” said Larry Colton, Director of International Business Development and Government Affairs. “During the past few years, we have been expanding our portfolio of smart grid applications with a focus on grid security and grid operations. This award is especially satisfying because it recognizes both our involvement in the community and our accomplishments in the market. We appreciate that the judges again identified NES for being an innovation leader in the Smart Grid industry and active participant in the Silicon Valley community. The Silicon Valley community continues to be a thriving location and environment for innovation and engineering talent, and NES plans to continue to grow, invest and support the area.”

About Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES)

Networked Energy Services Corporation is a global smart energy leader in the worldwide transformation of the electricity grid into an energy control network, enabling utilities to provide their customers with a more efficient and reliable service, to protect their systems from current and emerging cybersecurity threats, and to offer innovative new services that enable active, intelligent use of energy. NES was formed as a result of the spinoff of Echelon Corporation’s Grid Modernization Division in October 2014. NES is headquartered in the

US with R&D centers located in Silicon Valley and Poland, and sales offices throughout the world. NES’ smart grid technology is used in nearly 40 million smart meters and other smart end devices around the world. NES is a member of the OSGP Alliance, a global association of utilities and smart grid companies, which promotes the Open Smart Grid Protocol and cooperates to provide utilities greater value by enabling true, independently-certified, multi-vendor interoperability based upon open international specifications and standards. 

To find out more information about NES, its Patagonia Energy Applications PlatformTM (including grid management and security software, distributed control nodes, and smart meters) and services, visit: www.networkedenergy.com.

About San Jose Award Program

The San Jose Award Program is an annual awards program honouring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the San Jose area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value. The San Jose Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. The organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Its mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.