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Gridco Systems hosts Second Annual User Group Meeting during DistribuTECH 2016 in Orlando, Florida
Leading utilities share field experience with Gridco Systems emPower™ Solution

WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gridco Systems, a leader in agile grid infrastructure solutions, announced today that its Second Annual User Group Meeting will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016, prior to the start of DistribuTECH in Orlando, Florida. The meeting will bring together representatives from Gridco's utility customers to share case studies, provide feedback on new product features, and discuss market trends in a collaborative setting.

The User Group Meeting will feature a kickoff and welcoming remarks by Gridco Systems CEO and founder Naimish Patel, who will share Gridco's vision on the evolution of the distribution system to a multi-service energy exchange. "Our user group meeting is an excellent opportunity not only for us to hear directly from customers, but also for our customers to engage with each other," said Mr. Patel. "Gridco's mission is to help distribution utilities maintain reliability and safety while cost-effectively addressing the changing nature of consumer energy demand. We are continually extending the features and benefits of our solution through close collaboration with our customers, and our user group meeting provides an invaluable forum to foster cross-pollination of great ideas."

Among expected user conference participants are Hawaiian Electric Company, Duke Energy, Southern Company, Baltimore Gas & Electric, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, San Diego Gas & Electric, and others. The agenda will include case study presentations from several utilities, and discussion topics ranging from a focus on installation procedures, lessons learned and best practices, new product features, installation site selection methods, and other topics. The interactive and open format of the meeting will encourage participants to learn from each other with particular focus on Distributed Energy Resource (DER) integration, extending the benefits for Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR) / Volt VAR Optimization (VVO) programs and peak demand management programs, providing power quality assurance for sensitive customer equipment, and increasing overall system reliability.

To learn more about the Second Annual Gridco Systems User Group Meeting, please visit: Additionally, please visit Gridco at DistribuTECH 2016 in booth #2125, and at the panel "Rethinking the Grid Edge - New Approaches and Strategies to Secondary Management for Improved Grid Efficiency and DER Hosting Capacity" on Thursday, February 11th.

About Gridco Systems
Gridco Systems is a leader in agile grid infrastructure solutions, enabling utilities to more effectively integrate renewable and distributed generation, increase energy efficiency, manage peak capacity, and improve system reliability. The Gridco Systems emPower™ Solution combines modular power electronics, advanced controls, distributed networking, and power system analytics to deliver the industry's only end-to-end hardware and software platform purpose-built to solve utilities' current and emerging distribution challenges in a distributed, dynamic, and decoupled fashion. To learn more, please visit

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