ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Our solutions improve the efficiency, productivity and quality of our customers’ operations while minimizing environmental impact. Innovation is at the forefront of what we do and many of the technologies that drive modern society were pioneered by ABB.
Ranked as the 21st best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. The SCE&G Energy Innovation Center houses the world’s most-advanced wind-turbine drivetrain testing facility capable of full-scale highly accelerated mechanical and electrical testing of advanced drivetrain systems for wind turbines. The mission of the facility is to provide high value, high quality and cost-competitive testing services to industry that will lead to lowering the cost of energy delivered by wind power.
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As the largest CPA firm based in the Southern U.S., DHG combines deep industry experience, comprehensive accounting and advisory services and a strong commitment to personal service. The firm has more than 1700 people located throughout the region— and local partners who direct these resources to your best advantage.
EnergySolutions, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a nuclear industry Waste Management and Decommissioning and Decontamination (D&D) services company. With more than 50-years of Waste Management and D&D experience EnergySolutions provides services and solutions to the nuclear industry with state-of-the-art facilities to safely characterize, transport, recycle, process and dispose of nuclear material. EnergySolutions customers include utilities that own and operate nuclear power plants, the Department of Energy (DOE), the Department of Defense (DOD), research laboratories and hospitals. With more than 1,500 employees in the United States, Canada and Japan, EnergySolutions has the experience and expertise necessary to safely meet our customer’s needs.
Eric Mower + Associates is a digitally-integrated independent marketing and public relations agency. With 210 professionals in Charlotte; Cincinnati; Boston; Atlanta; Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany, N.Y.; and New York City, EMA delivers strategic insights, digital solutions, smart creative, and award-winning results to clients.
For decades, Framatome has and will continue to be involved in the design and manufacturing of nuclear power plants and associated services, components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems. With approximately 2,300 Framatome employees in the United States and Canada, the company has – over time – serviced every nuclear power plant in the United States and many in Canada. At Framatome, our people and their expertise drive the company. That expertise and operational excellence are at the heart of our strategy.
GMI has been providing simple solutions for circuit board manufacturing since 1980. We design new products and improve existing ones, supporting the entire process from concept through production, serving a wide range of markets, including industrial, commercial, telecommunications, medical, and defense. E4 Carolinas Board Member.
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results.
Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely, and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world.
With more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research, and globally recognized for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics leadership.
Parker Poe lawyers combine their energy industry experience and focused skills to guide clients through regulatory proceedings and investigations, project development, and joint ventures, acquisitions and other transactions. Our experience before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state utility commissions combined with our commercial, finance, tax, land use, and environmental work for clients on energy projects and transactions allow us to help clients achieve their business goals effectively and efficiently.
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role. E4 Carolinas Board Member.
Trilliant® empowers the energy industry with the only purpose-built communications platform that enables utilities and cities to securely and reliably deploy any application - on one powerful network. With the most field-proven, globally compliant solution in the market, Trilliant empowers you by connecting the world of things®.
Westinghouse Electric Company provides a wide range of nuclear power plant products and services to utilities throughout the world. When the era of nuclear energy began more than 50 years ago, we were there. Today, we're leading the way with a new generation of nuclear technology, helping the world meet growing electricity demand with safe, clean, and reliable nuclear energy. E4 Carolinas Board Member.
8 Rivers Capital is a technology commercialization firm, based in Durham, NC, that assists Palmer Labs and other entrepreneurs with introducing revolutionary innovation to market. By separating the functions of innovation and commercialization, 8 Rivers Capital avoids some of the pitfalls that have plagued other inventor-focused firms.
Marking 7 years in Charlotte, Accelerate Solar is powered by talent, experience, and a drive to provide the best available solution to any complex energy needs. We are a full-service EPC for any type of solar installation, energy storage, UPS, or micro-grid project. A portfolio of municipal, governmental, and private projects is available. Smart financing and lease options are available for any public, private, or non-profit entity.
ACES (Alliance for Cooperative Energy Services Power Marketing LLC ) is a nationwide energy risk management company. We help our Members and Customers manage Energy more efficiently, with less risk. ACES' Members and Customers operate in all of the major electricity markets in the U.S. and have a collective portfolio of over 50,000 MW of both load and resources. ACES provides services as agent, representing its Members and Customers in the marketplace to help manage their energy risk.
Advanced Energy has devoted more than three decades to perfecting power—enabling design breakthroughs and driving growth for leading semiconductor and industrial customers. We shape and transform how power is used, delivered, and managed by some of the world’s leading semiconductor and industrial manufacturers. We design and manufacture highly-engineered precision power, measurement, and control solutions for mission-critical applications and processes.
Alliance of Professionals and Consultants(APC), founded in 1993, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC and is a core supplier to national and international Fortune 500 clients. It is an award-winning, ISO 9001:2008 certified business. Its focus is finding & placing top IT, engineering, energy, and other highly skilled talent. APC is a Native American-owned company with satellite offices throughout the US and professionals currently engaged on assignments in 38 US states and six countries abroad. APC brings significant value to its clients by augmenting their professional skills and experience to improve business operations, market penetration, and profitability.
American Petroleum Institute(API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. API’s mission is to promote safety across the industry globally and to influence public policy in support of a strong, viable U.S. oil and natural gas industry. API’s more than 600 members include large integrated companies, as well as exploration and production, refining, marketing, pipeline, and marine businesses, and service and supply firms. They provide most of the nation’s energy and are backed by a growing grassroots movement of more than 47 million Americans.
AMS provides the worldwide nuclear energy industry with products and services to verify performance of process instrumentation and control (I&C) systems. Our work covers in-situ response time testing of temperature and pressure sensors, cable condition monitoring, EMC qualification testing of digital I&C systems, wireless technology implementation for voice and data communication, rod control system testing, and I&C training.
Ardent Edge believes in advancing power system electronics to enable a future with reliable, sustainable, and affordable energy. Ardent Edge technology is a chemistry agnostic, cutting edge approach to battery system design. By using low-cost, ubiquitous off-the-shelf components, this technology raises the bar for energy storage platforms.
Atkins is one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies with the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical infrastructure projects.
Baldwin Consulting Group combines its track record of collaboration, influence and performance to deliver on business goals and influence policy through proven areas of expertise.
George Baldwin-Principal is a senior executive with extensive knowledge in identifying complex management solutions, strategic planning, developing policy, external affairs and building high performance sales & marketing programs.
Birdseye Renewable Energy was founded in 2009 by Brian C. Bednar, CPM®, LEED AP after more than 12 years in the property management, brokerage and development business. Birdseye leverages its real estate and building experience to provide hands-on local knowledge and project management to its team’s projects.
The Bradley Energy Practice Group is a full-service, multidisciplinary legal team that helps clients negotiate and develop successful projects across the world in the dynamic energy industry. Bradley offers a holistic approach to energy projects, from project finance through development and construction, as well as compliance and regulatory counsel. Bradley's attorneys also possess deep knowledge in the areas of traditional fuel sectors and renewable energy sources. Bradley's client base is far ranging and includes developers, producers, financiers and investors, insurers, and transporters.
Burns & McDonnell today is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm. Its multi-disciplined staff of 5,500 includes engineers, architects, construction professionals, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines. “Burns & Mc” plans, designs, permits, constructs and manages facilities all over the world, with one mission in mind: Make its clients successful.
C4CS specializes in strategic communication and crisis management precisely tuned to protect and enhance brand equity, reputation and the bottom line. Our team has successfully worked with corporate, nonprofit, and government client partners around the world. Through strategic counsulting, skills building workshops and executive coaching, we provide solutions that make our client partners smarter and more competitive.
Calor Energy is a clean energy and alternative fuels development firm, specializing in grants, eco-industry, and stakeholder relations. E4 Carolinas Board Member.
Since 2014, Carolina Solar Services (CSS) has delivered premium client service, maximum up-time and reliability to each solar generator it maintains. With over 13 years combined Operation and Maintenance experience in the utility-scale solar industry CSS has the experience and tools to provide a broad range of boots-on-the-ground services including commissioning, preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, 24/7 monitoring, regulatory compliance, and data analytics. CSS currently provides ongoing electrical inspection and maintenance services for 147.6 MWdc of solar assets in North Carolina.
CCOG is dedicated to helping this region find innovative solutions to both existing and future challenges facing Greater Charlotte and to unifying the region’s collective resources to help grow the economy and jobs, improve the quality of life and control the cost of government.
The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance enthusiastically collaborates to promote and advance the Charlotte region, creating opportunity, economic growth and prosperity for all. We are a champion for all, celebrating and supporting diversity across businesses, talents and views. We innovate for all, thinking and acting forward in the ways we attract, support and do business.
The CRVA works to deliver experiences that uniquely enrich the lives of our visitors and residents. Through leadership in destination development, marketing and venue management expertise, the CRVA leads efforts to maximize the region's economic potential through visitor spending, creating jobs and opportunities for the community. In addition, the CRVA promotes Charlotte as a visitor destination, a host site for meetings and events and a production location for film through Visit Charlotte. Furthermore, the CRVA looks to constantly advance the visitor economy, recognizing that visitor spending continues to be an essential catalyst in making the city and attractive place to live, work, play and visit.
Clearpath believes in America’s entrepreneurial spirit. One that builds new technologies, not just for America, but for the whole world. We need a real debate that leads to real solutions. We need fewer top down government policies and more focus on working with free markets rather than against them.
CLT Joules is an initiative to promote energy innovation and startups among the entrepreneurial community in Charlotte. CLT Joules offers early stage energy companies a community where they can learn, accelerate growth, and connect to the big players in the energy ecosystem of Charlotte.
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Collins Climate Consulting (C3) is a strategic advisory that helps accelerate the shift to a low-carbon economy for businesses and communities. C3 specializes in stakeholder engagement, communications and strategy development.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense, and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. Curtiss-Wright's Power segment delivers leading edge technologies that enhance customer safety, reliability, and performance in the most demanding environments.
Direct Energy Business is part of a leading energy and energy-related services provider that is focused on helping customers make their businesses better. Through energy choice and a suite of innovative products and services, customers can buy less electricity and natural gas and better manage the impact of energy on their budget and operations. We serve approximately 240,000 businesses of all sizes and from all industries across North America.
The Duke University Energy Initiative is a university-wide interdisciplinary collaboration focused on advancing an accessible, affordable, reliable, and clean energy system.
ECM Solutions manages organization risk through the application of various forms of commercial and personal insurance products. Based in Charlotte, ECM was founded in 1987 and has more than 6,000 clients. ECM offers solutions for all sectors of the energy industry.
EIP in Chapel Hill, NC is an advisory and consulting firm focused on the energy and resource sectors run by industry veterans Dr. Ron DiFelice and Edward May. EIP has two practice areas: Its corporate practice provides expertise and execution for special projects focused on strategy, go-to-market activities, and seizing new opportunities. EIP’s start-up practice provides c-level experience and operational assistance for launching, scaling, and exiting new ventures. With valuable insight and access to industry leaders and innovators, EIP provides a unique perspective for all clients.
EnergyUnited is the largest electric cooperative in North Carolina and one of the largest in the United States. Headquartered in Statesville, EnergyUnited provides electric service in portions of nineteen counties in west central North Carolina. EnergyUnited serves electric power over approximately 195 miles of transmission, 8,100 miles of overhead distribution and 4,300 miles of underground distribution lines. Today, the cooperative serves more than a quarter million people through 124,000 customer metering points and provides for a peak electric demand of more than 735,000 KW.
EPM is a multi-discipline engineering company that provides a full range of technical consulting and engineering services, along with integrated software solutions to assist our clients in addressing regulatory compliance challenges to improve safety and reduce risk at their facilities. As part of our long-term commitment to excellence, EPM has built a reputation as the premier service and software provider to U.S. and international utilities as energy firms look to modernize, maintain, upgrade, and comply with safety standards in the face of shifting industry regulations. Our expertise includes Fire Safety, Detailed Fire Modeling, Probability Risk Analysis (PRA), Risk Informed Initiatives and many other specialty programs including Environmental Qualification (EQ) and Safety Classification (Q-List).
Founded in 2013 by energy practice leaders from the top management consulting firms. Enovation was created to bring innovative thinking to an increasingly complex energy and infrastructure sector, and to deliver exceptional results.
Environmental Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It is one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of 675 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. EDF believes prosperity and environmental stewardship must go hand in hand. They are optimists and have seen their ideas make a huge difference.
EXCEL is an industry recognized leader in the US and internationally for providing nuclear energy production with innovative solutions to complex problems that enhance safety and security, improve efficiency, and reduce cost. More than ever, resources spent finding solutions to complex problems need to count.
EXCEL combines a broad and deep knowledge of the industry with world-class technical expertise, problem solving consultants, and cost saving mechanisms to create high impact solutions to solve difficult challenges faced by energy production and other critical infrastructure clients.
EXCEL is dedicated to getting it right the first time, every time-there is no margin for error. Let us turn your challenges into opportunities for success.
EY (formerly Ernst & Young) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. EY is one of the largest professional services firm in the world and is one of the "Big Four” accounting firms. EY operates as a network of member firms which are separate legal entities in individual countries. It has 231,000 employees in over 700 offices around 150 countries in the world. It provides assurance (including financial audit), tax, consulting and advisory services to companies.
FCET, Inc. is a startup company that has invented and is developing a new type of hydrogen fuel cell (the POZ Celltm) to generate electricity. The company is now headquartered and does its R&D in Alpharetta, GA but intends to open its prototype manufacturing plant in either NC or SC before 2018. In March, 2017, the company conducted the first public demonstration of its POZ Celltm running on hydrogen gas and producing electricity at a very low temperature of 57 degrees F. The commercial types now on the market run much hotter: at over 1,650 degree F. The demo was conducted at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC.
First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced module and system technology. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module recycling, First Solar’s renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment. For more information about First Solar, please visit www.firstsolar.com
Forsite Development is a Charlotte, NC based real estate development firm focused exclusively on acquiring corporate surplus industrial real estate. We look to provide companies comprehensive solutions for divesting of their excess real estate.
At Gaston College, you’ll find a rich community of goal-oriented students. We offer over 100 academic programs and classes to fit your lifestyle. Gaston professors are caring and committed, partnering with students to reach their goals. Many of our students are already in the workforce, while others are preparing for the next step in their academic journey.
GSE Systems is evolving from a world leader in real-time, high-fidelity simulation, training and engineering solutions into a premier performance improvement company. Our combined expertise in engineering, operations, visualization, training and simulation improve both human and plant performance. GSE Systems uses a set of integrated products and services that provide a structured, integrated approach from employee selection through continuous skills improvement. GSE Systems improves the performance of power plants with a range of services and technologies designed to help run plants at top efficiency.
The Henkels & McCoy Group Companies design, build, and maintain infrastructure for the utility and communications markets. Our nationwide teams provide construction and installation, design and engineering, project management, and maintenance services to utility, commercial, industrial, and government customers. uol
IdeemaTec Tracking & Mounting System is the name in the solar power industry for mature, end-to-end solutions in mounting system technology. Whichever system needed, fixed ground-mounted systems or trackers: A solar power plant incorporating IdeemaTec mounting systems can be set up quickly and easily anywhere in the world, thanks to high-quality materials, exceptional workmanship, and clever technical innovations. These installations remain reliable over their entire service life and generate a sustainable supply of clean energy.
Kairos Power is a mission-driven engineering company focused on the delivery of a clean, affordable, and safe energy solution through the integrated design, licensing, and demonstration of advanced reactor technology. Our mission – to enable the world’s transition to clean energy, with the ultimate goal of dramatically improving people’s quality of life while protecting the environment – is focused on deployment of a U.S. demonstration plant before 2030 and a rapid deployment thereafter. The Kairos Power fluoride salt-cooled, high temperature reactor (KP-FHR) is a novel advanced reactor technology that aims to be cost competitive with natural gas in the U.S. electricity market and to provide a long-term reduction in cost.
Kinectrics is the category leader in providing life cycle management services for the electricity industry. Trusted by clients worldwide, our expertise in engineering, testing, inspection, and certification is backed by our independent laboratory and testing facilities, a diverse fleet of field inspection equipment and an award-winning team of over 1,000 engineers and technical experts. From initial design and type testing to operational deployment and maintenance services, Kinectrics collaborates closely with customers to ensure that utility assets perform safely, reliably and efficiently throughout their entire life cycle.
Kinney Public Strategies helps solve problems for today's dynamic business climate leveraging more than 30 years of senior level experience in strategic communications, community affairs, crisis management and public policy. Having managed issues across the country, Kinney Public Strategies brings a unique perspective and a network of support to the strategic needs of companies throughout the energy spectrum. Whether assisting a company deliver on a key business initiative or providing coaching for the development of senior staff, we help drive business success.
Kleinfelder is a global provider of multi-disciplined engineering and science services that brings innovative solutions to our clients and projects. We deliver these services to the power, oil & gas, and renewable energy markets.
LaBella Associates offers full-services architecture, engineering, environmental consulting, and planning services. With a staff of over 530 members, and 16 office locations - including 3 in North Carolina, we have the depth of resources to implement successful projects on time and within budget. In recent years, LaBella Associates has been included in the Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500, as well as winning project awards at the local, regional, and national levels.
Livingston & Haven/ AEG International is the leading industrial technology provider in the southeast, specializing in providing solutions in the automation, hydraulic, pneumatic, lubrication and connector industries.
MasTec is a National Infrastructure construction company, serving a broad range of industries within the energy and communication sectors. MasTec is a publicly traded, Fortune 500, certified Minority-Controlled Company, with a workforce of 20,000 and a footprint extending throughout North America and parts of Latin America.
You can get anywhere from here. It’s not just a slogan; it’s a reality. MTC grads have gone on to attend Harvard University, work for Fortune 500 companies, and start their own businesses. At heart, we’re a forward-thinking, proactive college that believes in real-world experiences and hands-on training in a diverse atmosphere. We are redefining what a technical college is, through the range of programs we offer, partnerships with local employers, and facilities with high-tech equipment–including some you won’t find anywhere else in the state.
NC Sustainable Energy Association is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to driving public policy and market development that creates clean energy jobs, economic opportunities and affordable energy to benefit all of North Carolina.
At Nelson Mullins, we help advance our clients’ business goals through flexibility, business sense, and tireless advocacy based on a deep understanding of their business worlds. A team of more than 750 attorneys, policy advisors, eDiscovery professionals and other business professionals with over 100 diversified practice areas, we work side-by-side with you towards shared goals. Working side-by-side with clients, our results-oriented, collaborative approach has made Nelson Mullins the firm of choice for many.
North Carolina Building Performance Associates is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) trade association serving North Carolina's Building performance contractors and the general public with education, member services, and industry advocacy.
NTE Energy is a leading power supplier, providing communities and other wholesale customers with reliable, low-cost, environmentally responsible energy solutions. With offices in Charlotte and Boston and headquarters in St. Augustine, Florida, NTE develops, builds and operates electric generation facilities, executing all aspects of project development from initial market and site evaluations to permitting, financing, construction and operation.
NuGen is developing the NuGen Engine™, a robust single-module, direct-cycle gas-cooled microreactor. Within the module, its patented innovative fuel core is fully integrated with the reactor’s other components and systems, offering one of the safest and simplest microreactor designs. The output of the NuGen Engine™ would be scalable between 1-50 MWe and it would offer process heat for cogeneration and direct mechanical energy for propulsion. NuGen’s current design efforts are focused on a semi-autonomous transportable ultra-compact engine for off-grid uses, such as remote locations, mining sites and national security infrastructure. This design would be adaptable for other off-grid uses and lunar applications.
NuScale’s innovative thinking led the development of an Integral Pressurized Water Reactor (IPWR). The reactor, steam generator, pressurizer, and containment are integrated into a single module. The NuScale Power ModuleTM is only 50MWe (gross), and a plant can be designed to accommodate growing electrical demand by simply adding additional modules as the need arises.
O2 EMC is focused on developing and owning large scale ground-mounted solar power plants in the Southeast United States. Each solar project is developed to maximize profitability for investors, work opportunities for local contractors, as well as training and educational opportunities for local residents. Our company leverages an in-depth understanding of state energy policy, existing energy infrastructure, and project ownership and tax structuring, combined with relationships with utilities to develop successful and profitable turnkey solar power plants.
Optima Engineeering an experienced, M/E/P and sustainable engineering design consulting firm with offices in Charlotte and Raleigh. Optima’s industry-leading expertise includes BIM IPD (with Revit and Navisworks), lighting systems technology design, mission critical CFD analysis, building commissioning, code understanding and compliance, energy modeling and energy management. Optima has extensive project experience in a number of sectors, including energy, healthcare, government, mission critical, higher education, K-12 education and commercial properties around the United States.
PGS is a leading provider of quality CPE approved seminars for the electric power and energy industries. Established in 1990, PGS has trained over 10,000 energy professionals. PGS offers on-site training programs, public Classroom Seminars, live Phone & Web Seminars, and online training.
PowerAmerica, a proud member of Manufacturing USA, brings together the brightest minds in the wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductor world. Semiconductor manufacturers and the companies that use power semiconductors in their products are working together to accelerate the adoption of next generation silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power electronics. Our objective is to reduce the cost and the perceived risk inherent with this new technology. With the backing of the U.S. Department of Energy and engagement of top researchers, we exchange knowledge and processes and provide access to an educated workforce.
Pro Global Partners uses a constantly growing global network of energy developers and technical partners to ensure the efficient delivery of products and services required for its clients’ diverse power generation needs. PGP is product and service agnostic, with specialty divisions focused on understanding and delivering on our customer’s individual needs.
RCS Corporation is a nationwide staffing solutions provider for best-of-class companies with an emphasis in the Energy Industry. RCS recruits top talent for direct hire and contract staffing positions, as well as provides customized, efficient and low-cost payroll services. Recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Construction Management, Operations Management and Business Professionals.
Regions Financial Corporation, with $125 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices and 1,900 ATMs. Our mission is to achieve superior economic value for our shareholders over time by making life better for our customers, our associates and our communities and creating shared value as we help them meet their financial goals and aspirations.
RIN Advisors is a management consulting firm that provides strategy and operations improvement services to help organizations create more value for their owners and stakeholders through profitable growth, adaptation to changing market conditions, and capture of new opportunities. E4 Carolinas Board Member.
Santee Cooper was first to produce renewable Green Power in the state. Also known officially as the South Carolina Public Service Authority, Santee Cooper is South Carolina’s state-owned electric and water utility.
Through innovative software and services, SAS empowers and inspires customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our mission is to make it easier for more people to use powerful analytics every day, to shorten the path from data to insight – and to inspire bold new discoveries that drive progress. The result is analytics that breaks down barriers, fuels ambitions and gets results.
Savannah River National Laboratory is the applied research and development laboratory at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS). The laboratory applies state-of-the-art science to provide practical, high-value, cost-effective solutions to complex technical problems. The laboratory earns its world-class reputation because of its talented people and their unwavering commitment to safety, security and quality in the delivery of technology solutions that work.
Schulte Associates LLC (SA) is an executive management consulting firm with a specialty practice in energy-related industries. SA clients include utilities, electric transmission and distribution companies, natural gas producers, pipeline companies, venture capital firms, state economic development offices and companies that sell to or through energy companies. Key focus areas include grid-level and distributed electric generation, transmission and demand-side resource planning and permitting, renewable energy/energy storage combinations to replace legacy fossil-fired generation resources as they are retired, and related planning and regulatory project management.
SELMARQ ”Brands Best Friend®”provides business-to-business marketing services on an “as needed” basis to marketing and sales professionals—from startups to Fortune 500 corporations. Established in 1983, SELMARQ maintains a core staff of designers and brand stewards with access to a broad spectrum of media and a comprehensive network of researchers, consultants and specialized talents. Without requiring retainers or contracts, their business development professionals deliver greater marketing value through increased sales effectiveness and enhanced brand recognition. The MarCom Resource for Corporate Marketers.
Sia Partners is a next generation consulting firm focused on delivering superior value and tangible results to its clients as they navigate the digital revolution. Our global footprint and our expertise in more than 30 sectors and services allow us to accompany our clients worldwide. We guide their projects and initiatives in strategy, business transformation, IT & digital strategy, and Data Science. As the pioneer of Consulting 4.0, we develop consulting bots and we integrate the disruption of AI in our solutions.
South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance is a private, non-profit organization of individuals and clean energy business and industry leaders dedicated to growing a clean energy economy in South Carolina.
Powered by talent and technology, Structural Integrity has become a global leader in providing innovative engineering solutions. Using a multidisciplinary approach, its experts bring a fresh perspective and proven solutions for structural evaluation and repair. Its signature services offer a unique blend of state-of-the-art science and old-fashioned customer service. Structural Integrity develops innovative solutions to meet client needs, including creative approaches to structural evaluation and repair, sophisticated analytical codes and software, and state-of-the-art expert systems.
Studsvik Scandpower - The leading independent provider of state-of-the-art nuclear fuel management software and world class engineering services to support the delivery of clean energy now, and in the future. We offer a full suite of licensing-grade software and engineering services to support operating utilities, fuel vendors, safety authorities, next generation reactor developers and research organizations. Our products are used throughout the world for reactor fuel and core design, analysis, and operational support.
Sunbelt Rentals is one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America and backed by a network of more than 550 locations, Sunbelt Rentals successfully services a variety of customers - from those in the commercial, residential, industrial, municipal, and specialized service industries, to weekend do-it-yourselfers. Sunbelt’s extensive fleet exceeds $5.0 billion and includes general construction equipment, industrial tools, pumps and power generation equipment, trench shoring, scaffolding, remediation & restoration equipment, and more. Sunbelt is designed to serve distinct customer segments requiring a high level of technical expertise, offers a highly diversified product mix and trained experts.
Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN) is the nation’s leading residential solar, storage and energy services company. With a mission to create a planet run by the sun, Sunrun has led the industry since 2007 with its solar-as-a-service model, which provides clean energy to households with little to no upfront cost and at a saving compared to traditional electricity. The company designs, installs, finances, insures, monitors and maintains the systems, while families receive predictable pricing for 20 years or more. The company also offers a home solar battery service, Sunrun Brightbox, that manages household solar energy, storage and utility power.
Tantalus provides TUNet® – the Tantalus Utility Network – which is an award winning end-to-end communications platform utilizing IP-based networks including Fiber, WiMAX and cellular as well as 220 & 900 MHz wireless RF. TUNet is purpose built for the Smart Grid and unites utility applications through distributed, Linux-based edge computing capability at every endpoint. The result is enhanced value across all utility departments through integrated solutions such as AMI, outage management, power quality monitoring, load management, distribution automation and grid optimization that are both cost-effective and practical to deploy throughout urban and rural service areas.
Thomas Thor Associates provide recruitment, executive search and consulting services to the global nuclear industry. Our clients include nuclear regulators, operators, engineering companies, equipment manufacturers and research organisations. Our offices are in Europe, Middle East and North America. Our multinational and multilingual staff have an unrivalled global network in the nuclear industry. Following the union of Thomas Thor and KeySource HCI in 2016, we proudly operate as KeySource Global in North America.
Tipping Point Renewable Strategies helps clean energy companies grow.
The University of North Carolina Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. Located in the state’s largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System. E4 Carolinas Board Member.
Since 1950, United Community Bank has been dedicated to providing best in class service to our customers as the foundation of every relationship. We are “The Bank That SERVICE Built®” and we are committed to improving the lives of residents in the communities we serve through the philosophy of delivering exceptional banking service. We deliver our services through our offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee are able to provide a full range of consumer and commercial banking products. Our Renewable Energy Finance group is focused on providing a range of financing solutions for the renewable energy industry.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation's first public university, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Carolina regularly ranks as the best value for academic quality in U.S. public higher education. Now in its third century, the University offers 74 bachelor's, 104 master's, 65 doctorate and seven professional degree programs through 14 schools including the College of Arts and Sciences. Every day, faculty, staff, and students shape their teaching, research and public service to meet North Carolina's most pressing needs in every region and all 100 counties.
The US Commercial Service supports American businesses with inherently governmental and trade promotion activities. The CS helps U.S. companies increase their international market share and sales. We assist U.S. companies in leveraging world-class market research, promoting their products and services in target markets, meeting qualified international buyers and distributors, and overcome challenges and barriers that they may encounter while doing business in international markets.
University of South Carolina is the state’s flagship university with more than 45,000 students at the system’s eight campuses. The university's mission is the education of the state’s residents through teaching, research, creative activity and community engagement.
Whitehall Advisory Group is an international business consulting company delivering best practices to privately held and publicly traded corporations. Whitehall Advisory Group has provided many companies with the tools to succeed. Mr. Michael Teden helps businesses navigate through its most difficult issues, helping them find the right solutions, working always toward becoming a trusted adviser.
World Affairs Council of Charlotte was founded in 1983 as an outreach program of UNC Charlotte and its Office of International Programs. As a regional center for education and discussion of world affairs, the Council seeks to provide leadership for global thinking, believing that a broad perspective is necessary for effective competition in the global economy and for responsible citizenship in an increasingly interdependent world.