What is the Smart Grid Cluster?
The Smart Grid Cluster is an advanced collaborative ecosystem that seeks to attract and support smart grid innovators in order to:
- Enhance market opportunities
- Accelerate business and product development
- Create jobs
- Advance deployment of a smarter grid
The Cluster provides a platform to promote small business growth and entrepreneurial activity by providing technical and business support to smart grid start-ups and small businesses, continuously identifying and disseminating technical and product and market needs, and connecting innovators to market opportunities and capital in order to speed the path to commercialization. The Illinois Smart Grid Cluster engages leading corporations, investors and policy makers with member companies to ensure the regional energy economy grows in a sustainable manner.
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