Blue Pillar CEO Kevin Kushman to Speak at 35th World Energy Engineering Congress at Atlanta Georgia World Congress Center, October 31

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Pillar, Inc., the leading Digital Energy Network company and developer of packaged software solutions designed to automate the management of distributed energy resources, today announced that Blue Pillar CEO Kevin Kushman will speak on, "The Emergence of Nanogrids & Microgrids in Campus Energy Management and Demand Response Strategies" at the 35th World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in the Atlanta World Congress Center, Wednesday, October 31 at 3:00 p.m.

Following opening remarks from Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Mr. Kushman will join WEEC session speakers that feature General Colin L. Powell, J.T. Grumski, Senior Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation, Jay Hakes, Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, and Susan Story, President and CEO of Southern Company Services.

Mr. Kushman's participation in WEEC is a direct result of Blue Pillar's unique approach to optimizing campus-wide energy systems. The company's Digital Energy Network securely consolidates and centralizes the monitoring and management of an organization's disparate energy assets. This best practices approach enables any organization to lower its total cost of energy asset ownership, improve regulatory and environmental compliance and increase levels of asset reliability, business continuity, operational efficiency and cyber-security.

About WEEC

The WEEC is well recognized as the most important energy event of national and international scope for end users and energy professionals in all areas of the energy field. It is the one truly comprehensive forum where you can fully assess the "big picture" and see exactly how the economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments and industry trends all merge to shape your critical decisions on your organization's energy and economic future.

About Blue Pillar

Founded in 2006, Blue Pillar's packaged software solutions help customers rapidly implement a turnkey system that minimizes overall energy spend, streamlines day-to-day energy management operations and helps stabilize the power grid by enabling maximum participation in programs like demand response. Backed most recently by Series B investors Claremont Creek Ventures, Arsenal Venture Partners, OnPoint Technologies and Allos Ventures, Blue Pillar is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Kevin Gallagher Gallagher Group Communications, 925.837.4300 kevin@gg-comm.comSource:Blue Pillar, Inc.