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What do National Grid, Texas State University, The University of Kansas, Veritas, Black & Veatch, Itron, pdvWireless, Agora Summits, Spirae, Zpryme, ETS, India Smart Grid Forum and Gridmates all have in common?

They all rely on CMG for their success !!!

September 14, 2018 – CMG’s Andres Carvallo and Artech House have published their 32nd and 33rd Power Engineering books. The newest titles “Microgrid Design and Operation: Toward Smart Energy in Cities” by Federico Delfino and others, and “Vertical Gallium Nitride (GaN) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) Power Devices” by Kazuhiro Mochizuki are timely and unparalleled books showing the state of the industry. For More Information Click Here.

Aug 20, 2018 – CMG’s Andres Carvallo delivered keynote to Smart Water Utility Executives across the nation challenging them to accelerate their automation transformation to maintain global leadership as the best water infrastructure. Carvallo shared key trends impacting the industry, the results of a comprehensive survey showing key water issues, priorities to repair, what is getting fixed, using biodata, reducing energy costs while leveraging microgrids.  Carvallo also shared about building end-to-end networks and handed his smart water utility playbook for all to use.

July 18, 2018 – CMG’s Andres Carvallo and team speak, moderate panels, and attend Smart Utility Summit 2018. CMG’s Carvallo will also EMCEE the event. The Smart Utility Summit is the place to be. It is a journey of people, processes, and technology innovation delivering more resilient, distributed, cleaner and affordable energy. Designed by Agora Summits and CMG, Smart Utility Summit is a powerful yet intimate setting with 170 senior utility executives representing IOUs, MOUs, and COOPs across the nation joined by 65 world-class vendors and new disruptors. For More Information Click Here.

July 9, 2018 – CMG Team Attends SEPA’s Grid Evolution Summit in Washington, DC. The 2018 Grid Evolution Summit will host top electricity stakeholders, from regulators, ISOs, and utilities to technology providers, academics, and government agencies, that will put their heads together to determine how to advance the electric sector. For More Information Click Here.

June 25, 2018 – CMG launches a Regulatory Design (RD) Framework and Regulatory Design Services along with it. We believe that the modernization of energy distribution & data systems will benefit businesses & consumers. The CMG RD Framework and Services will be led by long-term utility expert Tom Rose.  Prior to joining CMG, Tom built his regulatory and business expertise at Geometric Strategies, Clean Energy Technology Association, TXU CorporationTXU Business Services, TU Services, TU Electric, and  Texas Electric Service Company. For More Information Click Here.

June 18, 2018 – Black & Veatch Telecom chooses CMG Strategy & Scenario Planning Framework and Services. BV Telecom serves infrastructure owners, telecommunications carriers, utilities, public agencies, energy storage, and vehicle charging/fueling companies across North America. Given its scope of expertise, BV Telecom is well positioned to lead the industry by leveraging its synergistic business lines through 2020 and beyond. For More Information Click Here.

June 8, 2018 – CMG’s Andres Carvallo to keynote, EMCEE and attend Smart Water Summit 2018. Smart Water Summit (SWS) will be held from August 12th – 15th, 2018 at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Florida. SWS has been bringing Vendor Partners together with North American Water Utilities – in an intimate setting to begin updating technology and improving North American Water Utility Infrastructure. For More Information Click Here

May 7 , 2018 – CMG attending 2018 UTC Telecom & Technology in Palm Springs. UTC Telecom & Technology 2018 provides dynamic sessions, workshops, and classes offering CEU credits. Meet with industry decision makers and connect with the private sector in our large Expo Hall. For More Information Click Here.

May 2, 2018 – pdvWireless chooses CMG Go-To-Market Planning Framework and Commercialization Services. Founded in 2004, pdvWireless has a proven track record of developing enterprise solutions over wireless networks, including the development and launch of push-to-talk networks and applications. For More Informartion Click Here.

April 18, 2018 – National Grid chooses CMG Smart Grid Roadmap Framework, Smart Cities Roadmap Framework, and Regulatory Services. National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world – covering Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and the UK. For More Information Click Here.

April 9, 2018 – Itron chooses CMG Go-To-Market Planning Framework and Commercialization Services.  Itron is a technology leader offering products and services for smart utilities, smart cities, and enterprises.  Itron’s new connectivity platform enables affordable full control and management of systems across multiple use cases. For More Information Click Here.

Distributech 2018 Takes Utilities and Power Companies Back to The Future – CMG’s 15 World-Class Frameworks and Knowledge Library help Utilities and Vendors achieve the right use cases, technologies, business models, business cases, and best practices TODAY.

“Year of The Grid” : DER Takes Center Stage at Distributech – CMG Distributed Energy and Microgrid Planning Framework help buyers and sellers with use cases, technologies, vendors, business models, business cases, and best practices.

15 Firms Leading The Way on Energy Blockchain – CMG Launches New Blockchain Energy Framework delivering the answers to use cases, technologies, vendors, business models, business cases, regulatory models, and best practices.

What is the Smart Grid?

“The Smart Grid is the integration of an electric grid, a communications network, software and hardware to monitor, control, and manage the creation, distribution, and consumption of energy. The smart grid of the future will be distributed, it will be interactive, it will be self-healing, and it will communicate with every device.”

“An Advanced Smart Grid enables the seamless integration of utility infrastructure with buildings, homes, electric vehicles, distributed generation, energy storage, and smart devices to increase grid reliability, energy efficiency, renewable energy use, and customer satisfaction, while reducing capital and operating costs.”

Andres Carvallo – March 5, 2004

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The Advanced Smart Grid : Edge Power Driving Sustainability — 2nd Edition

“Carvallo and Cooper have written a thought provoking and insightful book on smart grid and in particular its potential from leveraging the technology rich world that we live in.” – Larry Weis, Former CEO at Seattle City Light and Austin Energy

“Carvallo and Cooper do a masterful job conveying to utility industry practitioners, regulators, and consumers alike a great episode of our country’s energy evolution that should not be missed.” – Jon Wellinghoff, Former FERC Chairman

“Andres Carvallo and John Cooper in The Advanced Smart Grid: Edge Power Driving Sustainability share a unique ability to identify and frame the underlying trends, transformative opportunities, and technological advances for smart energy systems.” – Tom Siebel, CEO C3 IoT

“Andres Carvallo and John Cooper have gotten beyond the hype and blind promise of the Smart Grid to tell us why modernizing our grid is imperative, and the real steps that it will take to build the infrastructure that we need for the 21st century.” – Philip Mezey, President & CEO, Itron

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CMG’s Andres Carvallo named “Industrial IoT 5G Innovator” and “Top 50 Industrial IoT 5G Industrialist and Innovator” by RCR Wireless News on Feb 16, 2016.  Click Here For The Entire List. This is Mr. Carvallo’s 35th industry award since 2005 recognizing his contributions and leadership.

angelou logoJune 27, 2016 – AngelouEconomics and CMG unveil new Smart State Index. Read the preset release at Smart State Index Press Release FINAL.


Why CMG?

CMG has built a library of over 500 use cases and 16 frameworks. Each framework delivers the answers to use cases, technologies, vendors, business models, business cases, policy models, and best practices.

CMG’s corporate development, go-to-market planning, and commercialization are world-class.

CMG’s team has planned for and successfully deployed over $10 billion of technology solutions in the last 20 years.

CMG team has developed smart grid roadmaps for multiple utilities in the US, EU, Middle East and South America.

CMG team has developed smart city roadmaps for several fast growing cities.

CMG offers advisory services per month, 1-day workshops for each framework, 3-day workshops for each framework, and customer-defined consulting projects (e.g. 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks, and beyond as needed).

The CMG advantage is world-class advise by former senior executives with 25 years plus of successful experience for 50% less than the Big Old Brands.  CMG is Cheaper, Faster and Better !!!

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