Smart Grid Communications Provider Trilliant Named 2010 AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

Trilliant Selected as Leader in the Greentech Category

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After examining the companies that are on the AO Global 250 list, it's obvious that innovation is not only alive and well in the Global Silicon Valley, it's accelerating in economic power and scope

Redwood City, CA (Vocus) August 2, 2010

Trilliant Incorporated, a Smart Grid communications provider and leader in delivering solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations, and renewable resource integration, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Trilliant was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

"After examining the companies that are on the AO Global 250 list, it's obvious that innovation is not only alive and well in the Global Silicon Valley, it's accelerating in economic power and scope," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The companies certainly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace."

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2010 list.

“It is very gratifying to be recognized by the AlwaysOn community,” according to Andy White, President and CEO of Trilliant. “The Smart Grid is still in its early stages, but we are proud of the role that Trilliant has played in helping utilities deploy Smart Grid communications solutions that showcase the impact on operations and energy efficiency.”

Trilliant provides utilities around the world with comprehensive, secure, standards-based, and real-time Smart Grid communication network solutions. Trilliant has over 200 utility customers, including Hydro One in Ontario, Canada. Hydro One has deployed Trilliant’s Smart Grid communications to over 1.1 million customers in support of the largest operating time-of-use billing program in the world. Trilliant’s multi-tier Smart Grid architecture which connects utility distribution, metering, and consumer energy management devices, remains the industry’s only fully integrated end-to-end Smart Grid communications solution.

Trilliant and the other AlwaysOn Global 250 companies were honored at AlwaysOn's eighth annual Summit at Stanford University on July 27th at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford in Palo Alto, CA.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2010-AlwaysOn-Global-250

About Trilliant Incorporated
Trilliant Incorporated provides hardware, software and service solutions that deliver on the promise of Advanced Metering and Smart Grid to utilities and their customers including improved energy efficiency, grid reliability, lower operating cost, and integration of renewable energy resources. Since its original founding in 1985, Trilliant has been a leading innovator in the delivery and implementation of energy management systems, including advanced utility wireless data collection for residential and commercial customers, demand response, time-of-use billing, and critical peak pricing initiatives. Trilliant currently has more than 200 utility customers including Hydro One, the single-largest Smart Grid implementation in North America. For more information, please visit http://www.trilliantinc.com.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.

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