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

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A. ShyamAlastair Turner
Alex DzurickAlex Griffiths
Andres CarvalloAnuja Nakkana
Ashish Kumar DasBennett Fisher
Bob AshworthBrad Smalldridge
Brad Yaggie, BOCBrian O'Connell
Brigham McCownBruce Baccei
Bryan LeylandCamilo Patrignani
Carin van VuurenCharles Botsford
Charles DunnCharlie Hewitt
Dan GarveyDarshan Goswami
David Iwinski Jr.David Rizzo
Davis SwanDay Chahroudi
Dean SchillerDennis Wamsted
Devon BassDiana Husmann
Dinesh RajanDouglas Canter
Dr. Dale SkeenDr. Henri Winand
Dr. Marcel LamoureuxEd Spears
Edward J. Tirello, Jr.Elias Hinckley
Eran EshedEric Hahn P.E.
Eric LeisersonErnest Norsworthy
Ferdinand E. BanksFiona Jameson
Francisco SzekelyFred Kesinger
Gary BrooksGerald Conn
Gordon FellerHarry Stephens
Harry ValentineHoward Ng
James MaterJason Larson
Jason ThomasJasvir Gill
Jayanta SarkarJess Dods
Jesse GrossmanJessica Kennedy
Jessica LorentzJoe D’Orazio
Joel GilbertJoel Gordes
John CameronJoyce Tam
Julia YoungJustin Segall
Justine SearsKai Hui
Karen WirthKatia Lundy
Katrina McMurrianKen Collison
Ken DitzelKevin Clark
Kevin HerringKimberly Klemm
Kirk EdelmanMalcolm Loro
Marie Bahl McKennaMark Cerasuolo
Mark HillMatt Smith
Matthew CohenMatthew Taylor
Matti RautkiviMei Shibata
Michael AssanteMichael Hinton
Michael KellerMichael Wolk
Michelle GoldsmithMike Craigie
Mike VarneyMukul Sarkar
PJ DavisPaul DeCotis
Paul RosengrenPete Stupple
Prasanth KumarPuneet Gupta
Randy BurnsRasika Athawale
Richard GoodwinRichard McCormack
Richard WareRick Barnett
Rick ShumardRob Adams
Rob WashingtonRon Exler
Ron PatchRonald Willoughby
Ross McConnellRudi Carolsfeld
Ryan BlissRyan Franks
S. Jasjeet SinghSamuel T. Kelly
Sarah BattagliaShannon Casey
Sheldon ZakreskiShira Weintraub
Shiuly KiskuShlomi Palas
Sir Roy GardnerStefanie Matteson
Stephen HeinsStephen Morgan
Steve DriverSteve Ehrlich
Steve HambricSteve Schultz
Steven FerrignoSuzanne Jones
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Terry JarrettThomas Yoder, PhD
Tim EmrichTom Hulsebosch
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