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Congratulations! You’ve found the best resource available to learn about Wake County’s smart grid cluster. For those familiar with the area, you will notice that we’ve not just limited the companies to Wake County alone. As part of the Research Triangle Region, we’re proud of the fact that the surrounding counties and communities – and the companies within those communities – all contribute to the success of our smart grid cluster. So go ahead—interact! And be sure to let us know what you think—especially if we need to add more companies.


Global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact.

Mackay Communications Satellite Services

Satellite communications for AMI, Distribution Automation, and Mobile Workforce Management; enabling reliable, secure and consistent data, voice & video transmission.

Advanced Energy

Established in 1980, Advanced Energy has been developing innovative programs, conducting cutting-edge research and analyzing real-world effectiveness for energy issues in order to deliver tangible results with practical, sustainable solutions for customers, partners, members and the energy-using public.


Global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Its Raleigh office has significant expertise with smart grid technologies.


International research and engineering company providing technically excellent solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences.

Argand Energy Solutions

Provides comprehensive solar solutions to an array of commercial, government, educational, and residential clients.

Baker Renewable Energy

Baker Renewable Energy is a leading renewable energy consulting, procurement and installation contractor for commercial and residential energy installations.


Worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.


Provides a real-time, intelligent load management system that creates measureable and verifiable capacity, dispatchable energy and cost savings for utilities


Market-leading innovator of lighting products, LED components, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications.

DNA Group

Among other things, provides a power management system improves electrical system functionality and flexibility through powerful micro-processor programming

Duke Energy

The largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7 million U.S. customers.

Duke University

Leading research university with significant strengths in engineering technologies including smart grid


Diversified power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power.


World's leading manufacturer and supplier of highly accurate, high quality, integrated metering and utilization solutions to the gas, electricity and water industries

EMC Corporation

EMC Utilities solutions enable you to store, back up, protect, and provide actionable intelligence from the huge volumes of new smart metering and smart grid data.

Energy ICT

Provides Energy Information and Communication Technology solutions and services to utilities, energy suppliers and end customers.


Provider of professional-grade power filters, diagnostic software, surge protectors and energy management solutions.

FREEDM Systems Center

NSF-funded Engineering Research Center focused on basic and applied research to advance the smart grid.


Offers Advanced Grid Management (AGM)™ software for inclusion in utility vendors’ integrated 21st Century Smart Grid hardware and software solutions.


GE’s infrastructure businesses are helping build the energy, health, transportation, and technology infrastructure of the new century.

Green Energy Corp

Leading technology company that provides software solutions and software engineering services to utilities and energy companies.


Provides technology solutions and services for energy and utilities to optimize power generation performance, transform the utility network, and improve customer operations.


Delivers end-to-end smart grid and smart distribution solutions to electric, natural gas and water utilities around the globe.


iPhone app (Android coming soon) that helps you cut out energy waste and save money.


Leading authority in energy consulting and testing & certification


Provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions

North Carolina Solar Center

Resource for innovative, clean energy technologies through demonstration, technical assistance, outreach and training. Administers the DSIRE database.

NC State University

Tier-one Research University with 30,000+ students. Located in Raleigh with significant strengths in engineering and technology.

Power Analytics

Privately held developer of electrical power system design, simulation, and power system analytics software.


Its Energy and Smart Grid Solutions businesses provide products and services in the areas of Interactive Distributed Generation®, Utility Infrastructure, and Energy Efficiency.


For over 15 years PowerSolve has been an industry leader in asset tracking solutions which transform software development into a defined managed business process. We help align the people, processes and technology required to maximize business value within the utility industry toward asset management.

Progress Energy

Duke Energy and Progress Energy recently merged to create the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7 million U.S. customers.

Quanta Technology

Provides business and technical expertise to energy utilities and industry and assist in deploying strategic and practical solutions to improve their business performance

RTI International

Non-profit research institute that develop advanced energy technologies to address today's significant energy challenges.

Schneider Electric

Provides solutions for power and control, critical power, energy efficiency, automation and renewable energy from plant to plug.


Global leader in utility infrastructure systems and resource conservation.


A world leading supplier of products, solutions and services that enable customers to generate, transmit and distribute electrical power at the highest levels of efficiency

Southern Energy Management

Provides high performance energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to a wide variety of residential, commercial and industrial clients.


Provides two-way, real-time wireless data communications networks to monitor and control electric utilities

TE Connectivity

Global company that designs and manufactures products that connect and protect the flow of power and data.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Tier-one research university with 28,000+ students.


Allows organizations to reach the cloud faster, with the world's first converged infrastructure for private cloud computing

Wake Electric Membership Corporation

Electric utility providing reliable, safe and affordable energy and related services to more than 35,000 consumers.