GBA Exhibited & Held it's Annual General Meeting at DistribuTECH 2017

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L-R: Zoran Stojanovic, London Hydro; Julia Ma Powers, Elena Lucas, UtilityAPI; Monisha Shah, NREL; Kim Cresencia, Jerry Pinneker, SDG&E; at GBA Booth
The Green Button Alliance exhibited at  DistribuTECH  31 January-2 February, 2017 in San Diego.  The Green Button standard and the GBA gained tremendous visibility due to the central location of the GBA booth which was supported by members including London HydroSDG&ESCEPG&EPersonal BlackBox (PBB)UCAIugUtilityAPI and the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA). Members staffing the booth provided expert Green Button information to a steady stream of interested visitors and London Hydro provided an educational demonstration. Members in the booth also discussed Green Button ecosystem growth and a new GBA Green Button brochure was made available in the booth. GBA members - the Advanced Energy CentreEnergyworxSilver Spring Networks, and WattzOn - were in attendance as well and GBA board member Christopher G. Irwin of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) spoke on the  "Grid Modernization at the Convergence of Energy and Information" panel on 1 February at DistribuTECH.
 GBA Members Meeting Hosted by SDG&E
While in San Diego during DistribuTECH, the Green Button Alliance held its Members Meeting on 1 February. The meeting was well-attended by leading utilities, large industry players, government agencies, app vendors, and affiliate organizations who gathered at Sempra Energy® headquarters in San Diego - the parent company of GBA founding member, SDG&E - to discuss numerous Green Button achievements and to envision the path forward for the industry's energy data-access standard. The GBA reviewed its successful expansion of the Green Button ecosystem since the Alliance's formation two years ago. The experts in attendance also discussed member activities, the continued growth of the GBA ecosystem, and ways to further increase the adoption and implementation of standardized Green Button platforms and applications. The Green Button Alliance thanks SDG&E for hosting the lively and information-packed meeting.