REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a Smart Grid communications leader in delivering solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations and renewable resource integration, was named the 2011 Smart Grid award winner in the San Francisco Business Times Cleantech Awards. Trilliant was honored in an awards ceremony on Thursday, June 16th in San Francisco.
The 2011 San Francisco Business Times Cleantech Awards honored companies that are working on groundbreaking innovations, pioneering innovation and championing environmental sustainability in the Bay Area to address climate change and boost the economy.
The San Francisco Business Times received 200 nominations for this year's awards. Winners were selected in 15 categories based on the strength of their nomination, the innovation behind their technology, and the potential to achieve commercial success and have a positive environmental impact.
"Trilliant is honored to be selected as the winner in the Smart Grid category of The San Francisco Business Times Cleantech Awards," said Andy White, Chairman and CEO of Trilliant. "This recognition reflects Trilliant's commitment to and history of innovation in helping utilities meet their Smart Grid goals with the best communications infrastructure."
About Trilliant Incorporated
Trilliant provides communication solutions that deliver on the promise of the Smart Grid to utilities and their customers. These benefits include advanced metering, improved energy efficiency, grid reliability, lower operating costs, and integration of renewable energy resources. Trilliant currently has more than 200 utility customers including Centrica, Iberdrola USA, and Hydro One Networks and is backed by prominent investors such as ABB, GE, Investor Growth Capital, MissionPoint Capital Partners, UMC Capital, VantagePoint Venture Partners and zouk ventures.