Blue Pillar Joins the Grid Edge Executive Council

Apr 29 2015

Frederick, MD – April 29, 2015 – Blue Pillar, a leading provider of software-based solutions that increase real-time visibility and control into distributed energy assets, today announced it has joined the Grid Edge Executive Council, produced by GTM Research’s Grid Edge.  Blue Pillar complements the Grid Edge Executive Council’s focus on leading the transition of the electric power industry into a next-generation, holistic, distributed energy system. Blue Pillar’s Aurora®, Avise Insite™ and Avise Foresite™ products contribute to this transition by helping organizations improve energy resiliency and efficiency by connecting, controlling and managing their energy and fleet assets.


As a member of the Grid Edge Executive Council, Blue Pillar joins an exclusive group of decision makers working to challenge and revolutionize how we view the electric grid. The Grid Edge Executive Council comprises more than 70 of the grid industry’s most forward-thinking utility and power leaders, including 3M, Booz Allen Hamilton, Enphase Energy, Intel NextEra Energy and SunPower.


“Our focus on technologies that give enterprises the ability to address critical energy efficiency and resiliency needs as they face shrinking-budgets, rising energy prices and an aging core electrical and mechanical infrastructure is what makes Blue Pillar a strong contributor to the Grid Edge conversation,” said Tom Willie, CEO of Blue Pillar. “We look forward to engaging with the council and using these insights to make our product suite even stronger.”


"The Grid Edge Executive Council comprises an industry-leading group of over 75 companies, representing thought leaders from utilities, regulators, technology vendors, developers, and more. This is an elite group of individuals who are truly driving the future of the grid," said Steve Propper, Director of Grid Edge at Greentech Media. "Members are active in the technologies and solutions advancing the transition towards a decentralized, distributed and transactive electric grid."


About Blue Pillar, Inc.  

Blue Pillar is a leading provider of facility Internet of Things (IoT) and energy management solutions for complex single site and centralized multisite facilities. The Aurora, Avise Insite and Avise Foresite platforms connect, control, and manage data to help organizations improve energy resiliency, efficiency and overall facility operations. Today, over 255 of the most critical, complex and geographically dispersed facilities – across healthcare, government, higher education, and other industries – use Blue Pillar to manage their energy and power systems. For more information, visit and follow Blue Pillar on Twitter at @bluepillarinc.



Media Contact:

Scott L. Bender

Blue Pillar, Inc.


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