Smart Grid Cluster


Building the future energy grid in America's Midwest

About

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the Smart Grid Cluster is a platform for promoting business growth and entrepreneurial activity: offering technical and business support to smart grid start-ups and small businesses, continuously identifying and disseminating technical and product needs, and connecting innovators to market opportunities and capital in order to speed the path to commercialization. The Cluster also engages leading corporations, investors and policy makers to ensure continued growth. The Smart Grid Cluster is supported through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as one of the 10 “Innovative Economies” selected in a national competition in September, 2010, and is managed by a partnership of Illinois’ leading energy organizations.

Cluster Managers

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Supporting the next generation of businesses for the electric grid

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The Illinois Smart Grid Cluster supports the innovation, investment, expansion and development of Smart Grid technology in three key ways:

Active Projects Supported by the Cluster

 

Inventing the way forward

 

Accelerator

Supporting small businesses and start-ups to take energy innovation to the next frontier

Participating Companies

 

Partnering with the world’s leading energy companies & communities

Partners

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Powering a network of entrepreneurs, executives & innovators

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The future of the grid is here

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