EcoFactor and Sentilla just won the Greentech Media Research’s 2013 Smart Grid Innovation award. These awards, which were unveiled as part of the research firm’s newly released The Networked Grid 150 vendor ecosysystem report, recognize best-in-class products and services in the smart grid market.
Hearty congratulations to the teams at EcoFactor and Sentilla.
EcoFactor ’s energy management services provide utilities with powerful and cost-effective tools that can significantly cut HVAC energy use. GTM Research highlighted the company’s partnership with Comcast, which brought an automated and real-time energy management solution to the service provider’s customer base. Claremont Creek has been an EcoFactor investor since its Series A round in 2009.
Sentilla, which offers a demand-side energy management platform for data centers and commercial and industrial facilities, was praised by GTM Research for its ability to determine power consumption and utilization of both metered and unmetered equipment. It also won kudos for providing metrics to continually analyze data center performance. In its comments, GTM Research described Sentilla’s technology as “the next level of data center optimization.” We’ve been backing Sentilla since its Series A in 2006.