Brian Curtis recognized as clean power trailblazer in agricultural and industrial settings
January 11, 2021 – Salinas, CA – Concentric Power Inc., an energy technology company deploying intelligent microgrids throughout California, announced today that CEO Brian Curtis has been named one of the E&E 100 by Environment + Energy Leader. This annual award acknowledges those who are advancing breakthrough environmental and energy management technologies. The distinction recognizes Curtis for founding and leading Concentric Power in its mission to build clean power infrastructure and create a pathway to zero carbon power for its customers.“Brian is a visionary who develop technologies and projects that enable private industry and public agencies to transition to sustainable operations while improving their bottom lines,” said Ken Morse, a member of Concentric Power’s Advisory Board since 2012.
“Being named to the Environment + Energy Leader 100 list is a well-deserved recognition of Brian’s leadership and we’re excited about his continued stewardship of Concentric Power.”
Concentric Power designs, builds, operates and deploys microgrids utilizing sustainable energy to immediately reduce carbon emissions and set customers on a path towards net zero energy operations. Concentric Power’s projects also deliver energy resilience, power independence and economic savings.
Curtis and the Concentric Power team are currently developing a first-of-its-kind community-scale microgrid in Gonzales, California that will deliver reliable and resilient energy to multiple customers at rates lower than the area’s current utility. The groundbreaking project overcomes the challenges that have held back broad microgrid development in California, including interconnection and utility-side upgrades. The project solves grid limitations that could hamper economic development for the region
while utilizing an innovative project agreement structure that alleviates the upfront capital expenditure that is cost prohibitive for most organizations or public entities.
Joining Curtis on the Environment + Energy 100 are representatives from Verizon, The Home Depot, Walmart, Amazon, General Motors, and other global leaders developing innovative solutions, programs and platforms to harmonize energy and the environment.