ACEE’s 2nd Intelligent Efficiency Conference

Intelligent Efficiency Conference The Westin Boston Waterfront Boston, MA December 06, 2015 to December 08, 2015 Intelligent efficiency holds the promise of substantially reducing energy use while transforming many energy-using markets. Achieving this outcome requires collaboration among the efficiency, technology, and user communities. These communities are largely distinct, and few opportunities have existed to date […]

Solar Power International

Solar Power International (SPI), the largest ranked solar trade show in North America, will be Sept. 14-17, 2015, in Anaheim, California. The SPI experience starts from 100+ educational offerings ― including learning opportunities right on the show floor ― to hundreds of exhibitors in the expo hall, showcasing new products and technology. SPI has something for […]


September 30-October 2, 2015 Orlando, FL WEEC Official Site Comprehensive information about the conference, expo, concurrent seminars, workshops and other special events, as well as registration, sponsorship and more. Now in its 38th year, the WEEC is well-recognized as the most important energy event of national and international scope for end users and energy professionals […]

KenJiva and BOMA/Chicago

As part of our affiliation with the Smart Grid Cluster, we were invited to an Idea Swap with Energy Foundry, BOMA Chicago, and the Environmental Defense Fund. It was a no holds-barred discussion between owners, managers, and entrepreneurs in the building efficiency and innovation community. The panelists spoke candidly about their willingness to engage, and […]

Clean Power Plan: What’s in store for Illinois

Our policy partners NRDC have put out a detailed, but straightforward take on how Illinois can move towards implementing the EPA’s Clean Power plan here: Also, many thanks to Emily Holden and Rod Kuckro of E&E’s Power Plan Hub for the well written high level summary (with some added infographics) below: U.S. EPA’s final Clean […]

KenJiva and the Green the Church National Summit

I had the pleasure of attending the GREEN THE CHURCH NATIONAL SUMMIT hosted by on the south side of Chicago a couple of weeks ago. The summit was the second in a series of planned events spearheaded by the national Environmental Stewardship non profit Green For All, founded by ex White House appointee Van Jones. […]

KenJiva supports the Illinois Clean Jobs Bill

I had the opportunity to participate in the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Chicago Press Conference this past February. I was interviewed as a Clean Jobs advocate. When the edited video is available, I’ll share it. In the mean time the good folks at Resolute Consulting and NRDC put together some very good positioning briefs on […]

KenJiva and AABE Chicago

KenJiva Founder Mark Handy participated the the “Conversation on Energy” Sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of AABE ( American Association of Blacks in Energy ) and hosted by the Chicago Urban League. Chicago AABE brought together a distinguished group of business and thought leaders to share their unique and varied perspectives on energy with the […]

KenJiva and ETS@Chicago

Last week, I had the distinct pleasure of participating in the ETS@Chicago summit put on by Zpryme. Zpryme’s event discussed energy infrastructure in the Midwest, and the complex interactions and relationships that must develop for a more advanced, harmonious grid. It was well run and very well attended. The CEO of Zpryme and ETS, Drew […]

KenJiva talks Smart Meter Data

Earlier this week I was interviewed by WGN reporter Lourdes Duarte about our company and its role in the war over 3rd party data access from smart meters. She reached out to us because of an interview I did back in September of 2014 for the Chicago Tribune. You can read here : ComEd Closely […]