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Tantalus Acquires Demand Management Company Energate to Expand Smart Grid Applications Portfolio

Energate’s interactive demand management solutions enable Tantalus to further enhance market-leading edge-computing smart grid platform RALEIGH, N.C. – August 23, 2017 – Tantalus Systems, a leading provider of smart grid solutions for electric and multi-commodity utilities, announced today that it completed the acquisition of Energate, Inc., a leader in interactive demand management solutions. The acquisition expands Tantalus’ smart grid application portfolio to include a comprehensive solution which empowers utilities and energy service providers to control load at the edge of the distribution network. “Incorporating Energate’s advanced demand management solutions into Tantalus’ product portfolio represents an exciting step towards delivering our…

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Energate to Supply ZigBee Load Switches For Home Energy Management Program to West Coast Utility

Energate’s LC2200 Two-way Communicating Direct Load Control Devices Enable Next-Generation Energy Management OTTAWA – June 13, 2017 – Energate Inc., the leader in ZigBee SEP interactive energy management solutions that enable the Utility Internet of Things (IoT) next-generation energy management and the connected home, will supply Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) with load control switches for the next phase of the company’s SmartAC™ program. Energate will deliver its LC2200 load switches using the secure ZigBee Smart Energy Profile providing two-way communications via PG&E’s existing ZigBee enabled meters.  The LC2200 delivers both control and insight into load shedding events and…

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HŌLHŌM GREEN MAKES CARBON FOOTPRINT REDUCTION EASY FOR AUSTIN ENERGY CUSTOMERS

HōlHōm GREEN makes carbon footprint reduction easy for Austin Energy customers Energate is first in the nation to offer WattTime carbon response directly to consumers. Austin – April 21, 2017 – Energate Inc., a leader in interactive energy management solutions for utilities, and connected homes and small businesses, announces HōlHōm Green™ a real-time carbon reducing gateway and smart thermostat. HōlHōm Green is the first smart thermostat that actively changes settings to reduce a home’s carbon footprint in response to the current carbon emissions of the regional power system.  Just like HōlHōm transformed smart thermostats in 2015, by adding a gateway…

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ENERGATE ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF ALOHA

Alōha adds a new level of awareness to Energate's Consumer Connected Demand Response (CCDR) platform - driving energy savings. San Diego, CA – Jan 31, 2017 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions that enable next-generation energy management for the Utility Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home, announces the addition of Alōha. This new addition is an integral part of Energate's Consumer Connected Demand Response (CCDR) platform that saves money and energy as people come and go from their homes. Alōha provides the ability to automatically optimize device settings using multiple occupancy signals, starting…

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Energate & Stream Announce Partnership to Deliver Energy Management Tools To Up To 30,000 Texas Households

OTTAWA – September 27, 2016 – Energate, Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions announces a new partnership with Stream, a leading provider of connected services, to provide Programmable Communicating Thermostats (PCT) and In-Home-Displays (IHD) to up to 30,000 eligible Texas customers. Energate has been delivering in home devices since early 2015 for the Public Utility Commission of Texas Advanced Metering System. Low-Income, In-Home Monitoring Program provides families with in-home technology through their Retail Electric Provider (REP) at no cost. Energate provides a complete turnkey program to REPs that may not have otherwise been able to participate due…

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Energate Selected For California Summer Peaking Technology Test

Energate’s LC2200 Two-way Communicating Direct Load Control Switch Capabilities Being Tested OTTAWA – August 29, 2016 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions that enable next-generation energy management for the Utility Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home, has been selected by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to explore a new two-way direct load control solution technology for residential customers. The technology assessment, already underway, will measure the load reduction values of multiple technologies including Energate’s recently introduced LC2200 Load Control Switch.  The technologies are installed in a small sample of existing residential customer’s homes…

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Energate and WattTime.org Partner to Enable Smart Thermostats to Maximize Use of Environmentally Friendly Resources

Internet of Things Technology Will Allow Consumers to Reduce Electricity Consumption When Green Resources are not Available OTTAWA – April 22, 2016 - Energate Inc., a leader in interactive energy management solutions, announced today that it is piloting the use of innovative secure smart grid technology that will make its thermostats capable of prioritizing use of electricity from environmentally-friendly power plants. Beginning in May, select Chicago residents will receive Energate’s HōlHōm smart thermostat with a new feature – the ability to selectively use clean energy. Clean Power Mode deliberately synchronizes air conditioning and heating cycles to correspond to availability of…

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Energate & PowerStream Deliver Customer Opt-In Dynamic Pricing Program to Additional Participants

Successful Summer Pilot Prompts a Second Pilot to Evaluate the Impacts of the Winter Season OTTAWA – February 16, 2016 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions that enable next-generation energy management for the Utility Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home has been working with PowerStream to deliver the first of its kind in Canada, a Customer Opt-in Dynamic Pricing (CODP) program for residential customers – providing significant savings to the grid and to customers. The success of the pilot prompted PowerStream to launch a second pilot to evaluate CODP impact during the next…

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Energate Announces its LC2200, A New, Cost Effective, Easy-to-Deploy Load Control Switch for Utilities

ORLANDO – February 9, 2016 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions that enable next-generation energy management for the Utility Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home, announced today the expansion of its LC2000 Load Switch Platform by introducing the LC2200 ZigBee™ wired load control switch.  The LC2200 is the second load switch based on the new platform and follows the recently released LC2100 for point-to-multi-point communications over the Ingenu Machine Network. “The LC2200 load control switch is a utility and consumer friendly cost-effective solution for residential and light commercial electrical loads, such as air…

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Energate Provides Full Turnkey Program to Retail Electric Providers

Program Provides In-Home Solutions to Customers in Texas OTTAWA – January 11, 2016 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions that enable next-generation energy management for the Utility Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home has been working with Retail Electric Providers (REPs) in Texas to provide Programmable Communicating Thermostats (PCT) and In-Home Displays (IHD) to their Lite-Up Texas customers. The Public Utility Commission of Texas Advanced Metering System Low-Income In-Home Monitor Program provides eligible families with in-home technology through their REP at no charge. The program will provide technology for over 30,000 homes and…

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Energate Announces its LC2100, a New, Cost Effective, Easy-to-Deploy Load Control Switch for Utilities

OTTAWA – April 07, 2015 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions that enable next-generation energy management for the Utility Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home, announced today the availability of its latest wired load control switch, the LC2100. Energate has integrated Ingenu's (formerly  On-Ramp Wireless’) RPMA® (Random Phase Multiple Access) technology into its LC2100 Load Control Switch, which is part of Energate’s fully-integrated demand management solution for utilities and service providers who need a two-way, interactive, secure, low-risk, private communication network with ubiquitous coverage. The RPMA Network has a significant performance advantage with…

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Energate and On-Ramp Wireless Team Up To Deliver New Point-To-Multipoint Interactive Energy Platform

ORLANDO (TechAdvantage 2015) – February 24, 2015 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management platform connecting homes and small businesses, and On-Ramp Wireless, a leading provider of wireless communications solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, announce their partnership to deliver a new affordable, advanced, easy-to-deploy, point-to-multipoint (P2MP) communications option for Energate’s solutions. Energate is incorporating On-Ramp Wireless RPMA® (Random Phase Multiple Access) communications into its Consumer Connected Demand Response (CCDR) Platform, a system which can support either a utility’s existing demand response management system or Energate’s load management software via Energate’s CORE Middleware.  The platform also…

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Energate Collaborates with PowerStream in a Customer Opt-In Dynamic Pricing Project Supported by the Ministry of Energy

PowerStream customers can now participate in the Advantage Power Pricing program Ottawa – October 22, 2014 – Energate, Inc., a leader in interactive energy management solutions and products for utilities and their residential customers, announced today that the Ontario Ministry of Energy’s Smart Grid Fund will provide $1.35 million for a Customer Opt-in Dynamic Pricing project. The project is a collaboration with Local Distribution Company (LDC) PowerStream, was launched February 13, 2014 and will run until March 2016. This is the second time Energate has been selected to receive funding through the Ministry of Energy’s Smart Grid Fund which  promotes…

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Energate Interactive Energy Management Solutions announces release of MyEnergate Home Energy Management Mobile Application for Android platform

Ottawa, Canada — August 19, 2014 — Energate, the world’s leading provider of Interactive Energy Management Solutions, announced today the release of the company’s MyEnergate™ mobile application for the Android platform. Designed for use with Android smartphones and tablets, this release marks the company’s second into the mobile space—the first release in 2013 was developed exclusively for Apple products, including the iPhone and iPad. For users of the Google Android platform, the MyEnergate™ thermostat application enables users to control their Energate devices from their personal Android smartphone or tablet. The 2-way MyEnergate™ application allows users to monitor and control their…

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Energate Leverages Sensus Communication Network for Interoperability

PowerStream and Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution first utilities to deploy Energate’s Consumer Connected Demand Response Platform operating over Sensus FlexNet Communication Network. Ottawa – July 29, 2014 – Energate Inc., a leading provider of interactive energy management solutions that enable next generation energy management and that support the connected home, announced that PowerStream and Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution are both leveraging Energate’s Consumer Connected Demand Response™ (CCDR) platform and the Sensus FlexNet™ communication system to deliver Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) peaksaver® PLUS program to residential customers as a means of reducing energy consumption during periods of peak demand. This two-way Demand Response…

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National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid®

Louis Szablya will be attending the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid® from May 19 to 21, 2014, in Washington, D.C. If you are interested in booking a time to meet with Louis during this event, please contact us. The National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid® is the premier event in the US focused on the business and policy aspects of demand response and its enabling technologies and applications. It is unique in that it devotes an entire day to roundtable discussions featuring experts in demand response and smart grid, who discuss with each…

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Energate Not Susceptible to the Heartbleed bug.

Energate takes security and privacy very seriously. With the recent concerns with the Heartbleed bug we immediately performed a vulnerability analysis on all our systems. We are glad to report that none of our systems use the affected OpenSSL code, and Energate's CORE Middleware, Load Management System (LMS), and Consumer Portal were not and are not susceptible to the Heartbleed bug. However, we went the extra mile and tested for vulnerability to ensure that we did not miss anything and that our systems are secure. While those of you who are using the MyEnergate Consumer Portal and Mobile Application are…

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Energate releases HōlHōm its revolutionary new Interactive Home Energy Solution

Solves the challenge of linking a home’s entire energy usage with comprehensive consumer controls San Antonio – January 29, 2014 – Energate Inc., the leading provider of interactive energy management solutions, announced today the release of its HōlHōm (pronounced whole home) Interactive In-Home Energy Management Solution. Consisting of both hardware and cloud services, HōlHōm solves the challenge of linking the entire energy usage of a home with comprehensive consumer controls: The new solution combines multiple proven technologies to enable real-time, whole-home energy consumption and HVAC control into one, single elegant solution. The technology behind HōlHōm utilizes time-tested technologies verified by…

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Energate Announces Launch of Innovative New Brand

Energate Announces Launch of Innovative New Brand Ottawa – January 29, 2014 – Energate Inc., the leading provider of interactive energy management solutions, today announced the launch of its new brand and approach to its corporate communications practices—including a completely new look and state-of-the-art website. The launch coincides with the company’s ever-increasing success in its respective market—celebrating ten years of providing the most innovative and cutting-edge, reliable technology for utilities and their consumers in the industry. Far beyond the company’s new look comes a newly created infrastructure to further expand the organization’s communications efforts. In the coming weeks and months, Energate’s…

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Energate Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Energate Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary Company readies itself for launch of new global brand and revolutionary device OTTAWA – January, 20, 2014 – Energate, Inc., the leading provider of interactive energy management solutions, today announced that it is celebrating the company’s ten-year anniversary. The company, that began its legacy a mere decade ago, has solidified itself as the premier solution for utility companies in North America—its Pioneer Smart Thermostat is in over 50,000 homes as part of Oklahoma Gas & Electric’s SmartHours® program, part of OG&E’s Positive Energy™ Smart Grid Program, which is the world’s highest ranked Smart Grid project according…

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