Matching technology solutions to utility, military, finance and industry partners.

Now in its fourth year, CTSI will host the 2015 Utility Technology Challenge jointly with the 2015 Defense Energy Challenge in Austin Texas, December 1-3. The joint challenges are seeking companies and technologies focused on cleaner and more environmentally sustainable energy solutions. The technologies with the best balance of stage of development, potential impact, cost and ease of implementation will be selected to showcase their company, with top ranked solutions invited to present to a panel of utility, military, finance and industry development partners.

Program Overview:

Organizations with utility energy solutions submit application (no fee to apply) by August 8th, 2015. Submitted applications will be reviewed and a select group will be invited to present their solutions to, and provided feedback from a high-level panel of utility, military and investment representatives in Austin. If selected, you will be provided a 50% discount on a required showcase booth of your technology at the Defense & Utility Energy Technology Showcase on the evening of November 12th.

Technology Target Areas:

  • Distribution & Transmission
  • Smart Grid & Distributed Power Integration
  • Natural Gas (Production, Application & Environmental)
  • Industrial/Commercial Energy/Power Efficiency
  • Alternative Power & Hybrid Generation
  • Energy Storage
  • Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
  • Carbon Reduction

Program Guidelines:

  • Technology is between prototype to growth stage in development.
  • Up to three solutions per company will be considered, however, only one submission is encouraged.
  • Organization applying is of sufficient maturity to drive technology to commercialization.
  • Selected companies are required to participate in the Energy Innovation Showcase. If selected, a registration fee is required to secure your company's participation as a showcaser or speaker. The 50% discounted fee ($750), includes one full-summit registration & display space in the showcase.

Submit your Technology:

Submissions Open in 2015

Benefits to Participating:

  • Technology solution reviewed by team of energy experts
  • Opportunity to present technology to panel of U.S. military professionals
  • Showcase and network with energy, military, finance, and industry leadership.

Partners Include:

Featuring Reviews & Partners:

  • Austin Energy, National Grid
  • Over $10B in Financial Sources
  • US Army, Navy, Air Force
  • Multiple Utility & Corporate Partners
For additional questions about this program, please contact Matthew Laudon.