The Siebel Energy Institute Industrial Advisory Board has recently expanded to include new partners CESI, Enel, and Johnson Controls.

The Industrial Advisory Board is an exclusive industry partner program that fosters active collaboration between the private sector and Siebel Energy Institute members and researchers. Members, including senior officials from energy companies and utilities, and other stakeholder organizations act as advisors, reviewers, and mentors, offering timely input on energy-sector-related industrial and societal needs and trends.

CESI is an independent center of expertise and a global provider of technical and engineering services to customers throughout the energy value chain, including business and technical consultancy, engineering and operational support. With their testing facilities in Milan, Berlin, and Mannheim, CESI is among the leading international organizations providing measurements and inspection, testing & certification, and design review services to the global power industry.

An Italian manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, Enel operates in more than 30 countries with 1.9 million kilometers of grid network across four continents. Enel was the first utility in the world to roll out smart meter technology, digitizing the grid and enabling accurate pricing, reliable supply, and detailed data collection in the process. Today, Enel is leading the charge to digitize grids in emerging markets.

Johnson Controls is a global technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Johnson Controls was founded in 1885, and today focuses on products, services, and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and seating components and systems for automobiles.