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. ShyamAlan Caruba
Alastair TurnerAlex Dzurick
Andres CarvalloArun Krishnamurthi
Ashish Kumar DasAustin Morris
Bennett FisherBob Ashworth
Brad SmalldridgeBrad Yaggie, BOC
Brian O'ConnellBrian S. Heslin
Brooke DaviesBryan Leyland
Camilo PatrignaniCarin van Vuuren
Charles BotsfordCharles Dunn
Chris EvanichClaudio Capozzi
Corey Weathers M.Ed.Dan Garvey
Dan SoslandDarshan Goswami
David Iwinski Jr.David Pope
David RizzoDavis Swan
Dean SchillerDenise Bode
Devon BassDilip James
Dinesh RajanDr. Dale Skeen
Dr. Marc LamoureuxDr. Nokhum Markushevich
Ed RilkoffEd Spears
Elias HinckleyEric Leiserson
Ernest NorsworthyEvelyn Butler
Ferdinand E. BanksFiona Jameson
Francisco SzekelyFred Kesinger
Gary BrooksGerald Conn
Gerry DeNottoGilbert L. Hamberg
Gordon FellerHarry Stephens
Harry ValentineHoward Ng
Ian HeddingJames Mater
Jason ThomasJayanta Sarkar
Jess DodsJessica Kennedy
Jessica LorentzJim Bell
Jim McCarthyJoao Gomes
Joe D’OrazioJoel Gilbert
Joel GordesJohn Reed PhD, MBA, PCC
John SchulzeJoyce Tam
Julia YoungJustine Sears
KRS MurthyKai Hui
Karen WirthKatia Lundy
Katrina McMurrianKaustubh Bhople
Ken CollisonKen Ditzel
Kenneth Wacks, Ph.D.Kevin Herring
Kevin Monte de RamosKimberly Klemm
Kirk EdelmanKristopher Settle
Malcolm LoroMarc Tannenbaum
Marie Bahl McKennaMark Cerasuolo
Mark LivelyMatt Smith
Matthew CohenMatthew Taylor
Matti RautkiviMichael D'Aurizio
Michael HintonMichael Keller
Michael WolkMichelle Goldsmith
Mike CraigieMike Varney
Mischa PopoffMukul Sarkar
PJ DavisPaul Batistelli
Paul DeCotisPaul Rosengren
Pete StupplePeter M. Hekman, Jr.
Phrantceena HalresPradeep Pathak
Prasanth KumarRadha Swaminathan
Ramanathan MenonRandy Burns
Richard GoodwinRichard McCormack
Richard WareRick Barnett
Rob AdamsRon Patch
Ronald WilloughbyRoss Shaich
Rudi CarolsfeldRyan Bliss
Salvatore SalamoneSarah Battaglia
Scott BraynardShehu Khaleel
Sheldon ZakreskiShira Weintraub
Shlomi PalasStephen Morgan
Steve DriverSteve Ehrlich
Steve GorehamSteve Owens
Steven FerrignoSuzanne Jones
Sven LindstromTerry M. Jarrett
Thomas Yoder, PhDTom Hulsebosch
Trilochan SahooTye Limuel
Walter M. Sanders, IVWarren B. Causey
Wayne M. KovachWill Fadrhonc
William Flanagan