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Ice Energy’s thermal batteries offer a host of benefits for utilities, businesses, governments and homeowners. They improve the efficiency and resiliency of the grid, lower cooling bills and reduce carbon emissions. Ice Energy's hard-working Ice Bear batteries have been generating news and winning awards since 2005. New Ice Bear innovations and commercial developments keep creating excitement!



Solar Power International

Las Vegas, Nevada

Balancing Act – Mastering the Fundamentals of High Solar Penetration

September 11, 2017, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. PST

In many places throughout North America solar power has become a significant portion of the generation profile. This session will explain the fundamental issues these communities address to successfully balance the grids with high solar penetration, from managing steep generation ramps at sunset and mitigating midday curtailment to accurate generation forecasts.

Moderator: Michael Coddington, Electrical Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Caroline Choi Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Southern California Edison

Mike Hopkins CEO, Ice Energy

Dora Nakafuji Director, Renewable Energy Planning, Hawaiian Electric Company

Brian Theaker Director, Market Affairs, NRG. Energy Inc.



Orlando, Florida

Financing Mechanisms: Utility Incentives & Storage Options

September 27, 2017, 3:30 – 5 p.m. ET

The session will focus on how to overcome first costs, include utility presentation and discussion on incentive programs.

Mike Hopkins, CEO, Ice Energy



Boston, Massachusetts


Mike Hopkins, CEO, Ice Energy


EEI National Key Accounts Workshop

National Harbor, Maryland

Panel on Energy Storage

October 11, 2017, 8:30 – 11 a.m. ET

A panel of experts will discuss current trends and technologies in the Energy Storage space as well as how the industry is evolving.

Tim Ash, Market Director, East & South U.S., AES Energy Storage
Larsh Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, Stem
Brandon McNeil, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing & Operations, Ice Energy Leroy Ho, Energy Project Manager, Microsoft Corporation (Moderator)


NY-BEST Annual Energy Storage Technology Conference

Rochester, New York

Value Stacking with Storage on the Grid

October 11, 2017, 2:05 – 3 p.m. ET

Michael Fife, CTO, Demand

John Bellacicco, Senior Leader - Business Development, Stem

Matthew Tuttleman, Business Development - Strategic Partners, GreenCharge

Mike Hopkins, CEO, Ice Energy


USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program Smart Grid Summit


Transforming Residential AC Load into a Flexible Grid Resource: An Ice Bear 20 Case Study


Mike Hopkins, CEO, Ice Energy

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We are proud to have been recognized for our technical innovations and for delivering sustainable solutions to utilities and to their customers.


Green Builder Hot 50 Products


Green Builder’s annual Hot 50 Products list is a selection of the most innovative, creative and all-around sustainable products available to the building market. This year’s list received nearly 200 nominees from companies wanting to showcase their latest environmentally-friendly wares. Selections were based on green-ness, innovation and newness to the marketplace. Ice Energy’s Ice Bear 20 residential energy storage and HVAC system was recognized in the Heating, Cooling and Water Heating Category.


Company Energy’s 50 Most Innovative New Renewable Energy Companies


Ice Energy has been recognized as one of the top 50 most innovative clean energy companies by the Energy Company. Winners were selected for their innovative products, technologies, or processes and for supporting new, affordable and clean energy resources.


Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award for Its Thermal Energy Storage Technology


Ice Energy has won a Los Angeles Business Journal Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award. The award was presented at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Ice Energy was among 15 finalists competing for five annual awards that honor the region’s most impactful innovators. Ice Energy recently was awarded 16 contracts from Southern California Edison to provide 25.6 megawatts of behind-the-meter thermal energy storage using Ice Energy’s proprietary Ice Bear system.


Going Green Silicon Valley Global 200 Winner


The GoingGreen Global 200 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and green technology industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.

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