CEIVA Energy Wins Fierce Innovation Award for Leadership in Home Networking

CEO Dean Schiller shares lessons learned from HEMS pilot programs at Itron Utility Week

BURBANK, Calif.--CEIVA Energy, a leader in utility home energy management systems (HEMS), today announced it has been recognized by this year's Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition, an industry awards program powered by the publishers of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid. CEIVA received top honors in the "Home Networking" category for its turnkey Home Area Network (HAN) solution that helps utilities capitalize on smart meter investments to engage customers, implement demand response programs and meet regulatory goals.

Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of judges including Robert Hance, President & CEO, Midwest Energy Cooperative; Ted Reguly, Director of Customer Programs & Projects, San Diego Gas & Electric; and Cheri Warren, Vice President, Asset Management, National Grid. Judges evaluated submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, ability to integrate into existing power infrastructures, and end-user customer experience.

Jason Nelson, Publisher of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid, commented, "Our awards program is a celebration of the work that innovative companies are doing to develop the technologies that will propel the power industry into the future. We were thrilled to offer the companies developing these products an unparalleled opportunity to have their services reviewed by utility industry decision-makers."

CEIVA Energy CEO Dean Schiller will share lessons learned from CEIVA's award winning pilot programs at Itron Utility Week, the utility industry's premier customer-focused event for Itron employees, partners and industry leaders. Schiller will team up with Itron to discuss how utilities can leverage data to engage consumers around their energy use.

Itron Utility Week

WHO: Dean Schiller, CEO of CEIVA Energy, and Stephen Johnson, Itron product line manager for consumer energy management.

WHAT: CEIVA and Itron will discuss how utilities can utilize smart communication tools to engage their customers, informing and empowering them about their energy use to drive behavior change and help meet regulatory goals.

WHEN: Monday, October 7 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

WHERE: Itron Utility Week, Orlando, FL. Peabody Orlando, Celebration 8.

About CEIVA Energy

CEIVA Energy provides a turnkey solution that helps utilities capitalize on smart meter investments and deliver on the promise of the smart grid. CEIVA's flexible Home Energy Management System enables utilities to control energy-consuming devices, monitor home energy use and display home energy information to engage customers and help utilities meet regulatory goals. CEIVA Homeview is a complete communications solution that enables utilities to deliver personal consumption information and utility marketing that engages and influences customers. CEIVA's Entryway is an enterprise software suite that makes it easy for utilities to manage the smart meter Home Area Network and deliver effective residential demand response programs at scale. For more information, please visit: http://ceivaenergy.com.

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