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About Sentient Energy

Sentient Energy, a Koch Engineered Solutions company, is a provider of intelligent sensing, data analytics, optimization, and control technologies for the distribution grid. Its hardware and software solutions help electric utilities make data-driven decisions to enhance the delivery of reliable, safe, and efficient power while preparing for the needs of tomorrow’s distribution grid.

Headquarters Location

15815 Executive Drive Suite 300

Frisco, Texas, 75033,

United States




Expert Collections containing Sentient Energy

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Sentient Energy is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Grid and Utility.


Grid and Utility

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Companies that are developing and implementing new technologies to optimize the grid and utility sector. This includes, but is not limited to, distributed energy resources, infrastructure security, utility asset management, grid inspection, energy efficiency, grid storage, etc.


Smart Cities

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Energy Management Software

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Companies creating software to help manage, optimize, and automate energy management and optimization.

Sentient Energy Patents

Sentient Energy has filed 18 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • electrical engineering
  • electric power distribution
  • analog circuits
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Capacitors, Electrical engineering, Electric power conversion, Transformers (electrical), Electronic circuits


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Related Topics

Capacitors, Electrical engineering, Electric power conversion, Transformers (electrical), Electronic circuits



Latest Sentient Energy News

What level of sensor installation (per circuit-mile or circuit) does your utility implement? - [Q&A Follow Up from Sentient PowerSession Plus on Predicting Distribution System Outages]

Oct 10, 2023

2 views Energy Central recently partnered with Sentient Energy to host a PowerSession Plus session with an all-star lineup speaking on the topic of "Predicting Distribution System Outages, the Next Reliability Breakthrough." If you missed the PowerSession Plus live,  you can catch it On Demand here. To ensure ongoing discussion and address unanswered questions from our live session, we're sharing some of the top outstanding queries. This allows panelists to provide responses, while the broader community and attendees of the event can read and contribute their thoughts as well. Let's continue the conversation - share, learn and connect! Question: What level of sensor installation (per circuit-mile or circuit) does your utility implement, and do you see this expanding? Are your sensors only implemented on circuit backbones and major laterals?

Sentient Energy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Sentient Energy founded?

    Sentient Energy was founded in 2007.

  • Where is Sentient Energy's headquarters?

    Sentient Energy's headquarters is located at 15815 Executive Drive, Frisco.

  • What is Sentient Energy's latest funding round?

    Sentient Energy's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Sentient Energy raise?

    Sentient Energy raised a total of $15.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Sentient Energy?

    Investors of Sentient Energy include Koch Industries - Engineered Solutions, Foundation Capital and GE Ventures.

  • Who are Sentient Energy's competitors?

    Competitors of Sentient Energy include Enoda and 1 more.


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