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2018-01-09 Print

2017 Rural Smart Grid Summit Award Winners Announcement

Tampa, FL. – November 14, 2017. The 2017 Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS), in cooperation with Zpryme announces the award-winning vendor partners at the eighth annual RSGS held November 12th-14th, 2017 at Saddlebrook Resort & Spa.


The 2017 Rural Smart Grid Summit had thirty-nine participating Smart Utility technology vendors competing in three award categories (BEST SMART UTILITY SOLUTION, SMART UTILITY VENDOR TO WATCH & BEST OVERALL BOARDROOM PRESENTATION). These awards are voted on by the 100+ utility executives in attendance representing co-op utilities from across North America.
David Valle, Smart Grid Summits VP of Marketing and Business Development said, "These award categories have become extremely competitive over the years, compelling our participating vendor partners to engage with the utility executive audience in an extraordinary way, not common in the event industry”.

Sensus received the 2017 RSGS Best Smart Utility Solution award. The top three partners nominated for this award were Sensus, Landis+Gyr and SEDC/Futura.

Gtt NetCorp,Inc. & GridCure tied to receive the 2017 RSGS Vendor To Watch award. The top four vendor partners nominated for being the best up-and-coming vendor with the most innovative Smart Grid solution were Gtt NetCorp, Inc., GridCure, BoardMaps and SoCore Energy.

SEDC/Futura received the 2017 RSGS Best Overall Boardroom Presentation award. The top three partners nominated for having the Best Overall Boardroom Presentation were SEDC/Futura, Sensus and Landis+Gyr.

The Smart Grid Summits (SGS) consist of three annual utility business development summits, Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS) for public power utilities, the Smart Water Summit (SWS) for water utilities and the Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS) for electric cooperative utilities. As exclusive and invitation only summits, the SGS produce a private boardroom format that offers 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 2018 Summits should contact David Valle at or by phone at (470)294-2595.

Contact Info
Smart Grid Summits
4080 McGinnis Ferry Rd.
Suite 304
Alpharetta, GA 30005

Phone: 470-294-2595