CTSI Announces Utility Technology Challenge (UTC) Winners, Second Round Submissions Due May 7

Winners of the UTC will present on-site at CleanTechnology 2010 on June 22 in Anaheim, CA

The Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI) recently announced 15 winners of the international Utility Technology Challenge (UTC) competition, a contest with support from the US Department of Energy that searches for innovation in a variety of clean tech areas, including smart grid applications, transportation, building efficiencies, pollution monitoring and cyber security.

The first round winners include: Ballard Power Systems, Inc., E3 Greentech Enterprises, Inc., EchoGen Power Systems, Inc., eMeter, Ener-G-Rotors, Inc., Enmetric Systems, Inc., EnviRock, Grid Manager A/S, Parker Hannifin, PRD Tech, Inc., Prism Solar Technologies, PVT Solar, Inc., QM Power, Inc., Rainforest Automation, and an energy storage solutions company to be announced later. Details about the companies and their technology solutions may be found at www.ct-si.org/services/cleanTest/2010/.

CTSI is accepting second round submissions through May 7, with the top solutions to be invited to the exclusive networking reception held in Anaheim in June. All clean technologies are welcome for submission, and areas of specific interest include: communication infrastructure for smart grid, zero net energy, micro grids, whole house, cyber security related to grid/power, power electronics related to power systems applications, and electric transportation.

To learn more about the UTC and applying, interested companies can visit this site: http://www.ct-si.org/services/cleanTest/provider/.

TechConnect News Note: Ener-G-Rotors and Prism Solar Technologies were selected to present at the TechConnect Venture Forum, taking place June 24 at the Anaheim Convention Center. QM Power presented at the 2008 TechConnect Venture Forum in Boston, MA.

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