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 […]

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 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 […]

The KenJiva You-Tility Blog

We’ve changed our blog name!  In line with our pivot to the green space between demand respond and consumer engagement, we’ve changed our name to reflect our new focus area. Stay tuned for more discussion and projects targeting the “YOU” in U-tility!

KenJiva invited to join Smart Grid Cluster

KenJiva joins Illinois Smart Grid Policy Forum

This week, KenJiva Founder Mark Handy joined the . The Forum has been created to encourage open discussion among stakeholders, policymakers, and other interested parties concerning the development of smart grid in Illinois. As with the Illinois Smart Grid Collaborative, this forum seeks to engage interested parties to receive ground floor feedback on issues pertaining […]

KenJiva founder hosts panel at Smart Grid Symposium

KenJiva signs Partner Agreement with GreenWave Reality

The GreenWave Reality platform creates smart energy-efficient homes through the monitoring and controlling of devices. This system benefits both utilities and consumers; utilities enhance their relationship with consumers and can better balance energy on the grid while consumers can conserve energy with a minimal impact to their lifestyle by easily monitoring and controlling their appliances […]