London, 9th of May 2016: REstore, the European leader in automated Demand Response (DR), announced today that the company has obtained a global ISO 27001 certificate for Information Security. The ISO27001 accreditation highlights REstore’s position as an international market leader in high-tech, secure DR technology, and assures TSO’s and C&I Consumers that their information assets are managed in accordance with the strictest international standards. Jan-Willem Rombouts, co-founder and co-CEO at REstore, comments: “We believe Information Security should be a top priority for any player in the Industrie 4.0 and Internet-of-Things space. REstore’s cloud-based platform FlexPondTM is connected to partners who are highly sensitive to Information Security: Transmission System Operators (TSOs) on the one hand, and large industrial power consumers on the other hand. The ISO 27001 certification of FlexPondTM, is the proof to our stakeholders that REstore is the trusted partner in Demand Response, providing security leadership in the entire Demand Response sector.” “The ISO 27001 certificate helps a data-driven organisation such as REstore to keep information assets secure through implementation of clear security policy. It proves that REstore applies the highest standards to managing the security of information entrusted by industrial consumers or utilities, as well as internal confidential information,” completes Tom Rigole, Vice-President IT Engineering at REstore, “ISO 27001 sets the global standard for organisations seeking to set up an information security management system.” REstore chose to implement the ISO 27001 standard in order to benefit from the strictest international standards and to offer a stamp of approval to the rapidly growing number of clients who are connected to REstore’s data-driven software platform FlexPondTM
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Antwerp, July 30th, 2018 - REstore is deeply saddened to communicate that Baron Rudi Thomaes, its former Chairman, passed away last Wednesday. After a distinguished career as CEO of Alcatel Bell and CEO the Federation of Belgian Enterprises, Mr. Thomaes served as Chairman of REstore from 2012 until its acquisition by Centrica at the end of 2017. His unceasing commitment to REstore stemmed from a broader passion to support innovation and entrepreneurship in Belgium. As Chairman of REstore, Mr. Thomaes was a relentless ambassador for the company and critical to the delivery of its success. He used his decades of executive experience in telecom and technology to guide strategy, mentor REstore's founders and help grow the company into an internationally acclaimed energy technology pioneer. Management and board members will remember Mr. Thomaes for his outstanding business insight and ability to simplify complex challenges, but also for his passionate and warm demeanor. Shareholders and employees will remember Rudi's strong leadership and encouraging addresses. Please join us in extending our deepest condolences and sympathy to his family.
[Grid Edge Innovation Summit - SFO, CA] Watch REstore, Greensync and Enbala discuss the VPP of the Future.
Past week's Grid Edge Innovation Summit organised by Greentech Media brought together Greensync's founder Phil Blythe, REstore's co-founder Jan-Willem Rombouts and Enbala's CEO Arthur Vos over a highly engaging panel session, to discuss how utilities are controlling DERs with microgrids and DERMS. Some key-topics covered in this discussion: - The differences and similarities between VPPs and DERMS - The evolving role of advanced, real-time Demand Response globally - The importance of behind the meter and synthetic pooling of all types of flexible assets - How to provide value for the customer (Value Stacking) as a driver to get more flex in the market - Overwinning challenges at both levels: local - as in the level of the distribution grid - and at the level of the ISO Elta Kolo, Ph.D. Research Manager at Greentech Media, specialized in smart grids, moderated the session. Grid Edge Innovation Summit is the leading future energy conference that will examine the energy customer of tomorrow and how new innovative business models are quickly emerging. This year's edition took place on June 20-12 in San Francisco, CA.