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

Aaron HillsAlex Dzurick
Alex GriffithsAngela Sun
Anjan LahiriAnuja Nakkana
Areg BagdasarianAshish Kumar Das
Bob AshworthBrad Smalldridge
Brian CrowBrian O'Connell
Brigham McCownBruce Baccei
C. Troy RossCamilo Patrignani
Charles BotsfordCharles Dunn
Charles Y. Chen, PhDCharlie Hewitt
Chuck CordrayCorrie Bastian
Dan GarveyDarek Letkiewicz, PE, LEED AP
David BonkDavid Iwinski Jr.
David L. SuterDavid Wright
Davis SwanDay Chahroudi
Dean SchillerDennis Wamsted
Devon BassDiana Husmann
Doug NapodanoDouglas Canter
Dr. Alicia PowersDr. Dimitri Daskalakis
Dr. Henri WinandDr. Marcel Lamoureux
Dr. Trevor BowmerEdward J. Tirello, Jr.
Eileen UngerEran Eshed
Eric Hahn P.E.Eric Leiserson
Essie SnellFerdinand E. Banks
Fiona JamesonGerald Conn
Glenn BoothGordon Feller
Guy StarrHarry Valentine
Irina ZerchaninovaJames Mater
Jan MooreJason Larson
Jason ThomasJasvir Gill
Jayanta SarkarJerry Jackson
Jess DodsJesse Grossman
Jessica KennedyJim Bell
Joel GordesJohn Cameron
John CrayJohn Egan
John ReddingJonathan English
Joyce TamJustin Segall
Karen WirthKatia Lundy
Katrina McMurrianKeith Mitchell
Keith NortonKen Ditzel
Kevin ClarkKevin Herring
Kimberly KlemmLindsay Berkstresser
Lisa WoodMalcolm Loro
Mallory SassMarie Bahl McKenna
Mark HillMark Reisner
Mark V. Burlingame, CPA, PMPMatthew Cohen
Mei ShibataMia Papanicolaou
Michael AssanteMichael Goggin
Michael HintonMichael Keller
Michael SchwartzMichael Wolk
Michelle GoldsmithMike Craigie
Mike VarneyMukul Sarkar
Naseem JavedNavneet Trivedi
Nishant JainPJ Davis
Pandurang (Pradeep) NaikPatrick Flynn
Paul DeCotisPaul Rosengren
Prasanth KumarPuneet Gupta
Rafael HerzbergRajesh Kambaladinne
Rasika AthawaleRichard Goodwin
Rick BarnettRick Shumard
Rob WashingtonRod Lenfest
Roger FordRon Exler
Ronald WilloughbyRoss McConnell
Rudi CarolsfeldRyan Franks
S. Jasjeet SinghSamuel T. Kelly
Sarah BattagliaSeyi Fabode
Shannon CaseyShashi Dhungel
Sheri GivensShira Weintraub
Shiuly KiskuShlomi Palas
Sir Roy GardnerStefanie Matteson
Stephen HeinsSteve Ehrlich
Steve HambricSteve Schultz
Stuart McCafferty, PMPSuzanne Jones
Sven LindstromTakafumi Arai
Terry JarrettTim Emrich
Tim TaylorTodd Haycock
Tony SlevaTrilochan Sahoo
Tye LimuelUdi Merhav
Ulla PetterssonVincent Palmieri
Walter M. Sanders, IVWayne M. Kovach
William Flanagan