Innovari and Trilliant Announce Platform Interoperability to Help Utilities Optimize Grid Performance

AUSTIN, Texas – Innovari and Trilliant announced today the successful completion of interoperability testing of the Innovari Interactive Energy Platform™ and the Trilliant Smart Communications Platform enabling utilities to deliver multiple real-time smart grid benefits to their operations and customers with a shared communication infrastructure.  

The Innovari Interactive Energy Platform empowers utilities and their customers to become allies in increased grid performance, affordable and reliable energy, and environmental improvement. The Trilliant Smart Communications Platform perfectly complements Innovari's Interactive Platform with a highly secure, reliable and high performing two-way communications network to deliver deep grid situational awareness that enables dynamic, real-time verifiable demand side management; grid system optimization; renewable and distributed energy resources integration; customer empowerment and engagement; and more. 

"Our industry-leading grid optimization solutions work best on a secure, highly-available and reliable communications network that delivers high-performance bandwidth," Innovari CTO Jim Tillet said. "By working with Trilliant, we can help our utility customers leverage their investment in a powerful communications network that is easy to integrate and unlock the true value of our solutions. We look forward to working with Trilliant and their customers to help deliver real benefits to our utility customers and their grids."  

"A central theme to the smart grid is choosing the communications network that offers not only superior performance today, but also the flexibility for future applications," said David Kranzler, Trilliant SVP of Networks. "We are excited to collaborate with Innovari to offer our utility customers yet another best-of-breed smart grid solution that will help them deliver real benefits to their operations and customers."

Innovari's Interactive Energy Platform dynamically connects commercial and industrial customers with their utilities delivering unprecedented financial, reliability, security and efficiency improvements across the energy value chain. The solution attacks the electric grid's core problem - the load duration curve - unlocking affordable capacity to improve system utilization. In the process, Innovari helps commercial customers strengthen relationships with their utilities and their communities.

The Trilliant Smart Communications Platform provides the necessary reliability, high bandwidth and low latency for Innovari's platform, as well as other real-time smart grid initiatives. Trilliant's Smart Communications Platform has been proven to work well with leading utilities around the world with no interference in a diverse environment. The Trilliant Platform allows utilities to manage all smart grid applications - advanced distribution automation, AMI, and dynamic demand side management for grid optimization -- on one powerful network.

About Innovari

Innovari's interactive energy platform connects utilities, their customers, and their communities to improve how the world uses energy. Our solution attacks the electric grid's core problem--the load duration curve--unlocking access to affordable capacity that improves system utilization, reliability, and financial performance, while our non-profit, Plugged into Kids, brings together utilities and their customers to help the children in their communities. With deep grid situational awareness, we enable dynamic, two-way verifiable demand side management; grid balancing and system optimization; renewable and distributed energy resources integration; and more. Innovari is the utility industry's Capacity for Change:

About Trilliant

Trilliant helps leading utilities and energy retailers achieve their smart grid visions through the Trilliant Communications Platform, the only communications platform purpose-built for the energy industry that integrates disparate systems of systems into a unified whole. Trilliant has worked with leading utilities and energy providers worldwide who collectively serve more than 85 million customers. The Trilliant Platform helps utilities and energy retailers enhance energy efficiency, improve grid reliability, lower operating costs, integrate renewable energy resources and electric vehicles, and empower consumers to better manage their energy consumption. For more information, visit


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