IG partners with Continental Electric to bring smarter, profitable solar power to Midwest

Chicago, February 14, 2014-  Continental Electrical Construction Company (CECCO) and Intelligent Generation (IG) signed an agreement to develop a commercial size, smart solar energy system on the rooftop at CECCO’s headquarters in Oak Brook, IL.  The project utilizes IG’s patented software to participate in wholesale power markets and reduce electricity costs through an efficient networked service that is[…]

IG lands commercial size energy storage management contract from S&C Electric Company

Chicago, January, 2014-  Intelligent Generation contracted with S&C Electric Company for the remote management of a 150 kW energy storage unit that is being installed at S&C’s product demonstration center in Chicago. S&C’s numerous visitors will witness how S&C’s products can participate in PJM’s lucrative fast response frequency regulation market, by way of membership in IG’s virtual power[…]

We’ve moved!

Chicago, December 1, 2013- Intelligent Generation has moved! After over two years in the incubator space of the Illinois Institute of Technology, we have moved and expanded downtown into a shared office with our sustainability advisors Greenleaf Advisors. Our new address is 100 North Riverside Plaza, in the very same building that is also home to the[…]

IG accepted as voting member of regional transmission organization PJM

Chicago, January 4, 2013- Intelligent Generation was officially accepted as a voting member by the regional transmission organization PJM. As the world’s largest grid operator serving over 50 million users, PJM coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in all or parts of 13 states and the District of Columbia. Though IG has worked closely on pilot programs with PJM’s Advanced Technology Resource division since[…]

IG awarded smart home showcase contract by ComEd

Chicago, December 1, 2012- In an effort to educate consumers on the benefits of the smart grid, ComEd has launched an outreach effort called the Smart Home Showcase. Its purpose is to demonstrate and increase awareness of the smart products, technologies and energy-savings that a smart grid could make widely available. Winners will share their experiences, and[…]

IG announces successful commissioning of first residential pilot

Chicago, October 17, 2011- Intelligent Generation is proud to announce the successful commissioning of its first smart solar and battery residential pilot. On October 14th, 2011, IG launched its first residential demonstration, combining networked energy storage with rooftop solar. The system was connected to an existing 2.2kW residential photovoltaic solar system in a Chicago suburb and successfully[…]

Jay Marhoefer, IG Founder and CEO, testifies on behalf of Infrastructure Modernization Act

Chicago, March 6, 2011- Jay Marhoefer, Founder and CEO of Intelligent Generation, testified before the Illinois legislature in favor of bill HB14, called the the Infrastructure Modernization Act. Jay Marhoefer started: “Good morning Chairman Holbrooke and members of the committee. My name is Jay Marhoefer, and I am the CEO of a Chicago-based clean energy technology[…]