Smart Wires

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in the United States and in the United Kingdom, Smart Wires is the leader in grid optimization solutions that leverage its patented distributed power flow control technology. Driven by a world-class leadership team with extensive experience delivering innovative solutions, Smart Wires works with utilities globally to address the unique challenges of the rapidly evolving electric system. Smart Wires technology was developed by utilities for utilities, led by a consortium of large US utilities at the National Electric Energy Testing Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC). This core group of utilities, which included Southern Company and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), defined the vision for the original device. Today, the technology is rapidly becoming part of the utility tool kit as more and more electric utilities explore new ways to alleviate congestion, improve network utilization, manage changing generation profiles, and maintain reliable electric service.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
76 (est)
Smart Wires was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Smart Wires

Stewart Ramsay

Stewart Ramsay

Timothy J. Crader

Timothy J. Crader

VP Sales and Marketing
Fred Buckman

Fred Buckman


Smart Wires Office Locations

Smart Wires has office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US

Smart Wires Metrics

Smart Wires Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$45.7 m

Latest funding size

$17.4 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


We estimate that Smart Wires's latest funding round in June 2015 was $17.4 m. In total, Smart Wires has raised $45.7 m
We estimate that Smart Wires's current employees are approximately 31% female and 69% male.

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