About RenewablesBiz


Our History and Brands

Energy Central, headquartered in Aurora, Colorado, and established in 1996, is the leading resource connecting professionals in the global power industry to news, events, databases, insight and analysis. Using websites, research and analysis services e-newsletters, direct marketing channels, live events, print publications and employment services, the company delivers critical business information to top executives, managers, leaders and industry influencers. Energy Central consists of: 

EnergyBiz® Leadership Forum: This is the industry’s only event that brings together all the major influences on energy. The best and brightest leaders representing power industry executives, policy makers, regulators, consumers, and members of the financial and legal communities, along with thought leaders from outside the industry, tackle the formative issues impacting energy, from its generation through its consumption.

EnergyBiz magazine: An Eddie Award-winning, bimonthly publication for C-level executives and their direct reports, EnergyBiz examines the formative trends and strategies of the energy industry. Get your FREE Subscription.

EnergyCentral.com: The Internet hub for electric power professionals, providing news, analysis, information and job opportunities related to the energy industry. Get your FREE membership to the industry’s largest online community.

EnergyCentralJobs.com: The nation’s leading job board and employment resource for energy professionals as well as the go-to hiring partner for power companies.

IntelligentUtility.com: A companion for Intelligent Utility magazine, this website provides a deep look at the smart grid and the systems, process and people necessary to delivering information-enabled energy.


Intelligent Utility® magazine: This bimonthly magazine explores the strategies and realities of delivering information-enabled energy and building a smart grid, focusing on people, process and technology, economic models, finance, and public policy. The magazine is a companion piece to the Intelligent Utility website and daily e-newsletter. Get your FREE subscription.

Knowledge Utility CIO Summit:  The annual event brings together the largest collection of utility chief information officers (CIOs) in North America.  In a relaxed environment, CIOs can network with their colleagues, learn of new solutions from their peers, both inside and outside of the utility industry, and walk away with high-impact knowledge take-aways.

RenewablesBiz.com: The leading online source of news, insights, analysis, community and employment related to the business of renewable energy. Topics covered include solar, wind, marine, geothermal, distributed generation and energy storage.

Sierra Energy Group, a Division of Energy Central: Sierra provides information technology (IT) and smart grid research, analysis and consulting services to leading electric and natural gas utilities and vendors to the industry.


For more information on how we can solve your marketing and talent sourcing and acquisition challenges, please call 1-800-459-2233. Or send an e-mail to sales@energycentral.com.

For detailed advertising and marketing information, please visit the Advertising section of the Energy Central site.

Energy Central staff contributors include:

Marty Rosenberg Editor mrosenberg@energycentral.com
Ken Silverstein Editor ksilverstein@energycentral.com
Carly Stonehouse Assistant Editor cstonehouse@energycentral.com
Mark Johnson VP/Content mjohnson@energycentral.com
Dan Wilson Technology Director dwilson@energycentral.com

Recent Insight Article Contributors

A. ShyamAlan Caruba
Alastair TurnerAlex Dzurick
Alyssa FarrellAndres Carvallo
Arun KrishnamurthiAshish Kumar Das
Ashley HiebAurnav Gandhi
Austin MorrisBennett Fisher
Bob AshworthBrad Smalldridge
Brad Yaggie, BOCBradley Atkins
Brian S. HeslinBrooke Davies
Bryan LeylandCamilo Patrignani
Carin van VuurenCharles Botsford
Chris DubayChris Evanich
Claudio CapozziCorey Benson
Corey Weathers M.Ed.Dan Sosland
Darshan GoswamiDavid Pope
David RizzoDavis Swan
Dean SchillerDenise Bode
Devon BassDilip James
Dinesh RajanDouglas Picadio
Dr. Dale SkeenDr. Marc Lamoureux
Dr. Michel GisigerDr. Nokhum Markushevich
Ed RilkoffEd Spears
Elias HinckleyErnest Norsworthy
Evelyn ButlerFerdinand E. Banks
Francisco SzekelyFred Kesinger
Gal LuftGary Brooks
Gerald ConnGerry DeNotto
Gilbert L. HambergHarry Stephens
Harry ValentineHoward Ng
Ian HeddingJames A. Kent
James GreenbergerJason Thomas
Jess DodsJessica Kennedy
Jessica LorentzJim Bell
Jim McCarthyJoao Gomes
Joe D’OrazioJoel Gilbert
John Reed PhD, MBA, PCCJohn Schulze
Joyce TamJulia Young
Justine SearsKRS Murthy
Kai HuiKatrina McMurrian
Kaustubh BhopleKeith Patterson
Ken CollisonKenneth Wacks, Ph.D.
Kevin HerringKevin Monte de Ramos
Kimberly KlemmKirk Edelman
Kristopher SettleLauren Hodges Pitcher
Manish SrivastavaMarc Tannenbaum
Mark CerasuoloMark Lively
Matt SmithMatthew Cohen
Matthew TaylorMatti Rautkivi
Michael D'AurizioMichael Hinton
Mike KrygowskiMike Wootton
Mischa PopoffPJ Davis
Paul BatistelliPete Stupple
Peter M. Hekman, Jr.Phrantceena Halres
Pradeep PathakPrasanth Kumar
Priyaranjan SinhaRadha Swaminathan
Ramanathan MenonRandy Burns
Rasika AthawaleRichard Goodwin
Richard McCormackRichard Ware
Rick BarnettRob Adams
Ron PatchRonald Willoughby
Ross ShaichRyan Bliss
S. Jasjeet SinghSalvatore Salamone
Sarah BattagliaSatish Balantrapu
Scott BraynardScott Shugarts
Shehu KhaleelSheldon Zakreski
Shlomi PalasSriram Kalaga, Ph.D., PE
Stephen MorganSteve Driver
Steve GorehamSteve Owens
Steve SotwickSteven Ferrigno
Suresh KumarSuzanne Jones
Terry M. JarrettThomas Retson
Thomas Yoder, PhDTom Hulsebosch
Trevor StilesV. Rory Jones
Warren B. CauseyWayne M. Kovach
Will Fadrhonc