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2016-11-18 Print

2016 Rural Smart Grid Summit Award Winners Announcement

Palm Beach, FL. – November 10th, 2016. The 2016 Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS), in cooperation with Zpryme announces the award-winning vendor partners at the seventh annual RSGS held October 30th – November 1st, 2016 at the PGA National Resort & Spa.


The 2016 Rural Smart Grid Summit had fifty participating vendor partners competing for three award categories (BEST SMART GRID SOLUTION, SMART GRID VENDOR TO WATCH & BEST OVERALL BOARDROOM PRESENTATION). These awards are voted on by the ninety plus utility executives in attendance representing electric cooperative utilities from across North America.

Colin Martin, Smart Grid Summits SVP of Sales & Vendor Participation said, "These award categories have become extremely competitive over the years, compelling our participating vendor partners to engage with the hosted utility executive audience in an extraordinary way, not common in the event industry”.

Sensus won the 2016 RSGS Best Smart Grid Product or Solution award. The top three vendors nominated for the Best Smart Grid Product or Solution award were Sensus, Landis+Gyr, and SEDC.

GridCure won the 2016 RSGS Vendor To Watch award. The top three vendors nominated for being the best up-and-coming vendor with the most innovative Rural Smart Grid Summit solution were Pulse Broadband, GridCure and in2lytics.

AT&T won the 2016 RSGS Best Overall Boardroom Presentation award. The top three vendors nominated for having the Best Overall 2016 RSGS Boardroom Presentation were AT&T, GridCure and SEDC.

The Smart Grid Summits (SGS) consist of three annual utility business development summits called the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS), the Smart Water Summit (SWS) and the Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS). As exclusive and invitation only summits, the SGS produce private boardroom format summits that offer participating technology vendors access to the executive leadership of North America’s public power, rural electric cooperative and water utilities.

Companies interested in participating in the 2017 Summits should contact David Valle at or by phone at (470) 294-2595.

Contact Info
Smart Grid Summits
4080 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suite 304
Alpharetta, Georgia 30005

Phone: 470.294.2596