PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2010) -  People Power Company, a green-tech startup focusing on energy efficiency, today announced that its CEO, Gene Wang, and Chief Scientist, John Teeter, will participate in two panels taking place in Santa Clara at the ConnectivityWeek 2010 conference on Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26.

ConnectivityWeek is a collection of events that focus on the application of Information Technology (IT) on the energy challenges caused by climate change and the need for sustainability. The conference sessions will explore how IT can be leveraged towards the new energy paradigm, spanning across all major industries and energy consumption areas including commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure.

"People Power understands the value that Smart Grid technologies bring to the environment and we are proud to be invited to participate in ConnectivityWeek 2010," said Gene Wang. "We believe if given the right tools, consumers, businesses and organizations all over the world will possess the power to conserve energy and significantly reduce their carbon footprint. We look forward to collaborating with local innovators next week to discuss the energy challenges we face, and what solutions will be most valuable."

People Power is participating in the "Intersection of Ecosystems in Silicon Valley" track, which is sponsored by The Smart Grid Council of Silicon Valley. The Smart Grid Council of Silicon Valley is dedicated to the transformation of today's grid into tomorrow's Smart Grid. The key to unlocking energy efficiency starts with a focus on innovation and happens through participation. Gene Wang is a Director on the Smart Grid Council.

Gene Wang, CEO of People Power Company
John Teeter, Chief Scientist of People Power Company

John Teeter to participate in "Interoperability Panel: How Do We Make All This Stuff Work Together?" on Tuesday, May 25 at 3:30pm

Gene Wang to participate in "Innovation, Value for Ratepayers and Utilities" panel on Wednesday, May 26 at 10:30am

ConnectivityWeek 2010
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

To register or for more information, please visit the ConnectivityWeek home page. For a full conference agenda, go to the ConnectivityWeek 2010 agenda.

About People Power Company
People Power gives people the power to save money on their electric bills while going green. We empower consumers to control energy consumption at the appliance level and compare their usage with others while reducing their carbon footprint. We empower developers to create innovative Smart Grid products based on our open source philosophy and long range, low cost technologies. Based in Palo Alto California, People Power Company was founded by successful, serial entrepreneur Gene Wang and has received funding from New Cycle Capital, Greener Capital and other investors. For more information visit

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