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:

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. ShyamAlastair Turner
Alex DzurickAlex Griffiths
Andres CarvalloAnuja Nakkana
Arun KrishnamurthiAshish Kumar Das
Bennett FisherBob Ashworth
Brad SmalldridgeBrad Yaggie, BOC
Brian O'ConnellBrigham McCown
Bruce BacceiBryan Leyland
Camilo PatrignaniCarin van Vuuren
Charles BotsfordCharles Dunn
Charlie HewittDan Garvey
Dan SoslandDarshan Goswami
David Iwinski Jr.David Rizzo
Davis SwanDay Chahroudi
Dean SchillerDennis Wamsted
Devon BassDinesh Rajan
Douglas CanterDr. Dale Skeen
Dr. Marcel LamoureuxDr. Nokhum Markushevich
Ed SpearsEdward J. Tirello, Jr.
Elias HinckleyEran Eshed
Eric Hahn P.E.Eric Leiserson
Ernest NorsworthyEvelyn Butler
Ferdinand E. BanksFiona Jameson
Francisco SzekelyFred Kesinger
Gary BrooksGerald Conn
Gerry DeNottoGordon Feller
Harry StephensHarry Valentine
Howard NgIan Hedding
James MaterJason Larson
Jason ThomasJasvir Gill
Jayanta SarkarJess Dods
Jesse GrossmanJessica Kennedy
Jessica LorentzJim Bell
Joao GomesJoe D’Orazio
Joel GilbertJoel Gordes
Joyce TamJulia Young
Justin SegallJustine Sears
Kai HuiKaren Wirth
Katia LundyKatrina McMurrian
Ken CollisonKen Ditzel
Kevin ClarkKevin Herring
Kimberly KlemmKirk Edelman
Malcolm LoroMarc Tannenbaum
Marie Bahl McKennaMark Cerasuolo
Matt SmithMatthew Cohen
Matthew TaylorMatti Rautkivi
Michael AssanteMichael Hinton
Michael KellerMichael Wolk
Michelle GoldsmithMike Craigie
Mike VarneyMukul Sarkar
PJ DavisPaul DeCotis
Paul RosengrenPete Stupple
Pradeep PathakPrasanth Kumar
Randy BurnsRichard Goodwin
Richard McCormackRichard Ware
Rick BarnettRick Shumard
Rob AdamsRob Washington
Ron ExlerRon Patch
Ronald WilloughbyRoss McConnell
Rudi CarolsfeldRyan Bliss
S. Jasjeet SinghSamuel T. Kelly
Sarah BattagliaShannon Casey
Sheldon ZakreskiShira Weintraub
Shiuly KiskuShlomi Palas
Sir Roy GardnerStephen Heins
Stephen MorganSteve Driver
Steve EhrlichSteve Owens
Steve Schultz Steven Ferrigno
Suzanne JonesSven Lindstrom
Takafumi AraiTerry Jarrett
Thomas Yoder, PhDTim Emrich
Tom HulseboschTrilochan Sahoo
Tye LimuelUdi Merhav
Walter M. Sanders, IVWarren B. Causey
Wayne M. KovachWill Fadrhonc
William Flanagan