Steffes to attend TechAdvantage 2017 Conference & Expo

Members from Steffes are scheduled to attend and host a booth at the TechAdvantage 2017 Conference & Expo Feb. 26 – Mar. 1 in San Diego, California. Paul Steffes, Al Takle and John Diem will showcase the latest Steffes Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) space heating units and the Grid–Interactive Electric Thermal Storage (GETS) Hydro Plus … Read More

Steffes to speak at NARUC Winter Committee Meetings

Steffes is excited to announce that John Diem has been invited to speak at the 2017 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Winter Committee Meetings. John will participate as a panel member and discuss the under utilization of distributed energy resources. The panel will also discuss real-world capabilities of their solutions and how opening new … Read More

Watch our very own Paul Steffes at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Our CEO, Paul Steffes spoke at Microsfts Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada, on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 with Judson Althoff the Executive Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Business Microsoft Corporation. Paul spoke along side Richard Baxter, CEO of Mesh Systems and Olin Lagon, CEO of Shifted Energy. They partnered together to transform a water heater … Read More

Steffes to Speak at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Steffes is excited to announce that Owner and CEO Paul Steffes has been invited to speak at the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Ontario. Paul Steffes will be speaking in the keynote address of Judson Althoff, President of Microsoft North America, on the societal value of the Steffes GETS systems. Paul will be … Read More

Steffes Joins National Initiative to Explore New Energy Storage Options

Steffes is a charter member of the Community Storage Initiative, a national effort to solve the challenge of energy storage with technologies and resources that are already available. For decades the electricity industry has been researching energy storage technologies, such as utility-scale batteries, that can stockpile electricity for later use. As the industry develops more … Read More

Steffes receives 2016 Grid Edge Award

Steffes is honored to be awarded a Grid Edge Award with Greentech Media. Steffes is one of the twenty companies presented with this award for their advanced work in the area of  distributed energy and grid integration. For the past three years, Greentech Media has been highlighting some of the companies at the heart of … Read More

GIWH for Energy Storage

Below is an article that Kelly Murphy, Business Development Specialist for Steffes, wrote an article on how Grid-Interactive Water Heaters (GIWH) can be a critical asset for the evolving electric grid: The US electric grid system is composed of four primary components: (1) large centralized power plants; (2) a backbone, high-voltage transmission network; (3) a … Read More

Micro Grids and Energy Storage

In rural Alaska, there are nearly 200 off-grid communities that heat their homes with fuel oil and generate their electricity with diesel generators. Intelligent Energy Systems (IES) has been working to economically add wind generators so the communities can use less diesel fuel. Since 2010 Steffes has been working with IES on storage solutions. The … Read More

Battery in Every Basement

Last week I was at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Tech Advantage Conference. I attended a session on “The Future of Water Heating Load Control” . The presenters did a great job of describing how electric water heaters can be an integral part of dealing with EPA 111c ruling on carbon emissions and … Read More