Energy and Materials

Smart Wires

A "valve" that increases power grid transfer capacity by 20-40%

smartwires.com
Headquarters
Union City, USA
Chief Executive Officer
Gregg Rotenberg
Year founded
2011

Smart Wires makes the grid 20-40% more efficient by pushing power off overloaded transmission lines and pulling power onto less loaded lines. Over the next 5 years, Smart Wires aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions more than other grid technology.

Smart Wires makes the power grid more efficient by pushing power off overloaded transmission lines and pulling power onto less loaded lines. Smart Wires works with more than 100 of the largest global utilities to transfer 20-40% more power by better using the power grid that is already built.

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