NES Receives Silicon Valley’s 2020 Best Smart Energy Software Company Award

San Jose Award Program Honors Networked Energy Services Software Achievements

San Jose, CA, April 14, 2020: Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES), a global smart grid solution provider with the industry’s leading Patagonia Energy Applications Platform (EAPTM), announced today that it has been selected for the Silicon Valley 2020 Best Smart Energy Software Company Award by the San Jose Award Program.

Each year, the San Jose Award Program identifies companies in the Silicon Valley community and business area that they believe have achieved exceptional market success. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of business through service to their customers and involvement in the community. The Program selects exceptional companies who help make the area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2020 San Jose Award Program focused on quality. Winners were determined based on the data gathered both internally by the San Jose Award Program and data provided by third parties. NES is considered a leader in the smart grid industry with its proven, secure, open standard and multi-application platform that serves as the foundation for a diverse range of software applications across the smart grid, including smart metering, load profile measurements, prepayment, demand response and low voltage grid optimization.

NES has been dedicated to expanding its software solutions and recently committed additional resources for software development to bring new products to market faster and respond to the current industry-wide gap in availability of products which focus on security, rollout and operations efficiency and low-voltage grid visibility. This award validates NES’ focus that it is well prepared to develop additional solutions that help DSOs achieve the next set of benefits of the smart grid beyond meter to cash.

“We are honored to receive the Best Smart Energy Software Company Award in the Silicon Valley,” said David Thomson, NES President and CEO. “During the past year, we have been expanding our portfolio of smart grid applications, and this award recognizes our accomplishments not just in the market but also within the community during the past year. We appreciate that the judges identified NES for providing quality solutions and for being an innovation leader in the Smart Grid industry. The Silicon Valley community is a thriving location environment for innovation and engineering talent, and NES plans to continue to grow, invest and support the area.”

About Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES)
Networked Energy Services Corporation is a global smart energy leader in the worldwide transformation of the electricity grid into an energy control network, enabling utilities to provide their customers with a more efficient and reliable service, to protect their systems from current and emerging cybersecurity threats, and to offer innovative new services that enable active, intelligent use of energy. NES was formed as a result of the spinoff of Echelon Corporation’s Grid Modernization Division in October 2014. NES is headquartered in the US with R&D centers located in Silicon Valley, North Dakota and Poland, and sales offices throughout the world. NES’ smart grid technology is used in nearly 40 million smart meters and other smart end devices around the world. NES is a member of the OSGP Alliance, a global association of utilities and smart grid companies, which promotes the Open Smart Grid Protocol and cooperates to provide utilities greater value by enabling true, independently-certified, multi-vendor interoperability based upon open international specifications and standards.  You can find out more information about NES, its Patagonia Energy Applications PlatformTM (including grid management software, distributed control nodes, and smart meters) and services at:

About San Jose Award Program
The San Jose Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the San Jose area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value. The San Jose Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. The organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Its mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.