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Current Sponsors

Many Companies, professional organizations, universities and individuals share the goals and mission of the SMART Competition.  Their support generously supplies competition support, team scholarships and financial donations.  Our sponsors include:

Bentley Systems  
Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure.  The Bentley solution for renewable power generation offers utility companies the ability to support repeatable design and modular engineering so project times are much faster, costs are lower and designs can be optimized and improved as the technology develops and changes. 
Bentley is providing the critical design software and technical experts to support the competition.  Their products for use in the competition include MicroStation, PowerMap V8i and their new product AECOsim Energy Simulator. 

IEEE Foundation 
IEEE FoundationThe IEEE Foundation provides philanthropic services in support of the IEEE core purpose to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE Power and Energy Society   
The IEEE Power & Energy Society is a worldwide, non-profit association of more than 26,000 individuals engaged in the electric power energy industry.  PES members are involved in the planning, research, development, construction, installation, and operation of equipment and systems for the safe, reliable, and economic generation, transmission, distribution, measurement, and control of electric energy.
Andrews & Associates
Andrews & Associates is a consulting firm specializing in New Product Design and Development, Business Consulting, Operational Readiness and, Business Emergency Preparedness and Resumption Planning.

Inexo designs Internet and application solutions.  The company’s information architecting and data-driven solutions assure results are aligned with the client’s culture, goals, and vision.  In the end, Inexo’s solutions enable clients to work smarter by saving time and generating increased revenue.
As a complete solutions provider, Inexo offers a range of services including: strategy and planning, e-commerce, content management (CMS), search engine optimization (SEO), network services, hosting, and brand development.
ActionCOACH – Phoenix 
ActionCOACH has served thousands of businesses and their owners around the world and in every business sector imaginable.  ActionCOACH is the number one business coaching firm in the world, with hundreds of proven systems and strategies guaranteed to get results.  Coaches work with the business owners to improve every element of business operations, enabling them to exceed the vision, goals and expectations the owners had when they started the enterprise.

IEEE Smart Grid Committee 
The 38 societies and seven councils within IEEE help guide the evolution toward the smart grid, a modernized electrical delivery system.  IEEE Smart Grid Committee converges the technical community resources and makes that information available to the public.  Working through IEEE’s 395,000 members, the committee engages the world's academic, government and private sectors and touches virtually every aspect of the smart grid.

ASHRAEAmerican Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry.

Cactus Moon Education

Cactus Moon Education helps educate students and teachers in understanding the different types of green, renewable energy sources and the technologies that can be used to take advantage of those sources.

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Outstanding Academic Performance – Mission College Prep Catholic School
 The SMART Competition is recognizing Mission College Prep Catholic School and Teacher-sponsor Ms. N...
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