Chalupsky Brings Over Two Decades of Industry Leadership to GRID20/20

Smart Grid Veteran Joins Energy Management Solutions Company as Senior Vice President of Strategic Development

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - GRID20/20, Inc., a leading distribution transformer monitoring solutions provider and energy management systems company, announced today that Larry Chalupsky, has joined the company as their new Senior Vice President of Strategic Development. Chalupsky is a veteran Smart Grid executive and industry consultant who has been in the forefront of smart metering and grid management for over 21 years.

"We are tremendously pleased to welcome Larry as a new member of the GRID20/20 leadership team. He possesses an impressive reputation for innovation, and he brings tremendous experience and valuable expertise within the energy industry," said Alan Snook, President of GRID20/20. "Larry has a unique blend of skill sets that include Smart Grid technical knowledge and customer interaction skills. Throughout his career he has proven his ability to translate lasting solution values to the utility industry from business process management, distribution analytics, system integration, and information modeling. Larry adds market-leading technology expertise that truly enables utilities to unleash meaningful Smart Grid benefits."

Chalupsky commented, "I really look forward to helping GRID20/20 leverage their cutting-edge distribution transformer monitoring solutions and energy management systems to solve a host of Smart Grid needs within the electric utilities sector. This team is creating some amazing end-to-end solutions for the distribution market setting the stage for powerful deliverables that will drive compelling savings for utility industry customers."

GRID20/20 continues to amass unique intellectual property designed to address distribution optimization needs, identify costly technical/non-technical losses, and provide valuable peak demand solutions. The diverse offerings of GRID20/20 are attracting domestic U.S. and international market attention.

"GRID20/20 will drive out significant costs for its utility customers, and will assist in their quest to maximize energy efficiencies throughout the electricity grids," Snook added.

"In the past two decades, I have worked closely with hundreds of utilities—domestic and abroad," noted Chalupsky. "As we penetrate the global market and build commanding partnerships, GRID20/20 will emerge as a leading force within the distribution management space."

Prior to joining GRID20/20, Chalupsky served as a Senior Solutions Consultant to the fastest growing Meter Data Management company in North America. He has also worked as a Business Development Consultant for the municipal utilities sector, was an IT Director for a mid-size electric cooperative, and Director of Emerging Technologies for a ground-breaking Smart Grid communications company. Chalupsky has a degree in Public Administration from St. Cloud State University.

SOURCE GRID20/20, Inc.

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