Mar 10, 2021

SolMicroGrid Graduates from Tech Alpharetta 

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SolMicroGrid Graduates from Tech Alpharetta 

Company is the 15th Graduate of Tech Alpharetta’s Innovation Center

Alpharetta, Ga. (March 10, 2021) – Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta to lead in innovation, announces the newest graduate from its Innovation Center, SolMicroGrid.

SolMicroGrid (www.solmicrogrid.com), led by Matthew Ward, CEO and co-founder, and Joyce Bone, co-founder, becomes the 15th graduate from Tech Alpharetta’s startup incubator, which opened in the City of Alpharetta in 2015.

SolMicroGrid, which first joined Tech Alpharetta’s incubator in August 2019, provides businesses with renewable energy-powered microgrids, enabled by SolMicroGrid’s unique software platform, to help businesses to maintain continuous power during natural disasters and power outages. SolMicroGrid offers its renewable energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers under its Energy-as-a-Service business model.

Morgan Stanley recently made a substantial investment in SolMicrogrid:  https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/solar/morgan-stanley-takes-stake-in-solmicrogrid-in-a-nod-toward-energy-as-a-service-model/#grefThrough

SolMicrogrid has now headquartered in commercial office space in the City of Alpharetta, where it will be expanding its current four-member team.

“Tech Alpharetta provided us with 1:1 guidance, extensive feedback, key introductions, and immediate community from the time we joined the incubator,” notes SolMicroGrid co-founder Matthew Ward. “Being a member of Tech Alpharetta’s incubator has made a tremendous, positive difference for us, and as we continue to grow, we plan to remain highly engaged in Alpharetta’s tech ecosystem.”

Tech Alpharetta’s Innovation Center is a thriving tech startup incubator in Alpharetta that provides education, mentoring and other resources to its startup members to help them to grow and succeed.

“SolMicroGrid’s microgrid solution will be a game-changer for the many industries whose livelihood depends upon an uninterrupted power supply. We’re excited about SolMicroGrid’s rapid growth and look forward to watching the company continue to expand and thrive here in the City of Alpharetta,” observes Tech Alpharetta CEO Karen Cashion.

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About Tech Alpharetta

Tech Alpharetta (previously the Alpharetta Technology Commission), the first organization of its kind in Georgia, was established in 2012 by the City of Alpharetta and is an independent, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization today. The organization, whose mission is to help grow technology and innovation in Alpharetta, includes a strategic advisory board of Alpharetta’s leading technology companies, a technology events for area tech executives, and the Tech Alpharetta Innovation Center, a flourishing tech startup incubator that is home to nearly 50 tech startups.

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