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. ShyamAjit Tawde
Alan CarubaAlan Ross
Alyssa FarrellArun Krishnamurthi
Ashish GargAshish 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 O'Brien
David PopeDavis Swan
Dean SchillerDebsankar Pramanik
Denise BodeDennis Winters
Devon BassDilip James
Dinesh RajanDomenic Armano
Douglas PicadioDr. Dale Skeen
Dr. Marc LamoureuxDr. Michel Gisiger
Dr. Nokhum MarkushevichEd Rilkoff
Ed SpearsElias Hinckley
Ernest NorsworthyEvelyn Butler
Ferdinand E. BanksFrancisco Szekely
Fred KesingerGal Luft
Gerald ConnGerry DeNotto
Gilbert L. HambergHarry Stephens
Harry ValentineHoward Ng
Ian HeddingJames A. Kent
James GreenbergerJason Thomas
Jess DodsJessica Kennedy
Jim BellJim McCarthy
Joao GomesJoe Carlton
Joel GilbertJohn Reed PhD, MBA, PCC
John SchulzeJoseph A. Olson, P.E.
Julia YoungJustine Sears
KRS MurthyKaustubh Bhople
Keith PattersonKenneth Wacks, Ph.D.
Kevin HerringKevin Monte de Ramos
Kimberly KlemmKirk Edelman
Kristopher SettleLauren Hodges Pitcher
Les Lambert, P.E.Lisa Jaeger
Manish SrivastavaMarc Tannenbaum
Mark CerasuoloMark Lively
Matthew CohenMatthew Taylor
Matti RautkiviMichael D'Aurizio
Mike KrygowskiMike Wootton
Mischa PopoffPJ Davis
Paul BatistelliPete Stupple
Peter M. Hekman, Jr.Phrantceena Halres
Prab JainPradeep Pathak
Priyaranjan SinhaRadha Swaminathan
Rafael HerzbergRamanathan Menon
Randy BurnsRasika Athawale
Richard GoodwinRichard McCormack
Rick BarnettRick Hunter
Roger ArnoldRonald 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 Goreham
Steve OwensSteve Sotwick
Steven FerrignoSuresh Kumar
Suzanne JonesTerry M. Jarrett
Thomas RetsonTrevor Stiles
V. Rory JonesVince W. Marshall, CEM, MBA
Warren B. CauseyWayne M. Kovach
Will FadrhoncYariv Lenchner