Toronto, Ontario, July 28, 2014 – Enbala is proud to be a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition, a utility-reviewed awards program from FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid. Enbala was acknowledged under the Distribution Systems Management category.
The award recognizes Enbala for GOFlex™, its proven software platform which enables real-time grid optimization and control for utilities and electricity service providers. “The Operating System for Distributed Energy” enables utilities and energy services firms to successfully transition to a more distributed power grid, further engaging electricity customers, supporting the reliable integration of renewables, enhancing overall system reliability and resiliency, and more.
“It is an honour to make the short list of finalists for our technology innovation,” said Arthur (Bud) Vos, President and CEO of Enbala. “As the utility industry adapts to a decentralized system, it is crucial that they continue to look at new tools to solve the challenges created by our modern distributed grid. We at Enbala are excited to be a part of the solution.”
Finalists’ applications were reviewed by an exclusive panel of executives from major North American utilities including CenterPoint Energy, Commonwealth Edison, Duke Energy, Florida Power & Light, National Grid, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Portland General Electric, and San Diego Gas & Electric. All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, compatibility with existing networks, end-user customer experience, and overall level of innovation.all news