By Emily Greenhalgh
PBN Web Editor
PROVIDENCE – Jessica Millar and George Baker, chief technology officer and CEO, respectively, of Providence-based tech startup VCharge, will present at December’s Providence Geek Dinner.
VCharge is “innovating at the intersection of the information technology and energy industries,” according to an e-mail release. “They are solving the problem of integrating renewable energy sources like wind and solar into the electric grid using a market-based approach.”
Their technology helps improve overall efficiency by enabling distributed generation, storage and load-like electric cars, thermal storage heaters and commercial refrigeration to respond dynamically to grid conditions.
At this month’s Geek Dinner – Wednesday, December 12 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the AS200 on Empire Street – Millar and Baker will tell the VCharge story, demo the SmartBricks control technology and give a sneak peak at the future of their startup.