TRC and Greenbird Partner to Accelerate Grid Modernization for Utilities

TRC Companies (“TRC”) announced a go-to-market partnership with Greenbird Integration Technology, a leading integration technology provider based in Norway. Greenbird’s Utilihive platform enables utilities to accelerate their digital transformation and grid modernization efforts. The partnership between the two innovative companies will reduce timelines for system integration and data-driven services for global utilities and energy providers.

Utilities often deal with disconnected, legacy IT and OT systems which lead to operational challenges from a lack of real-time data and optimized processes. Greenbird’s cloud-native big data integration platform, Utilihive, simplifies the integration of systems, applications, devices (smart meters, sensors IoT devices), data and clouds. The technology is purpose-built for multi-utilities of all sizes, using accelerators and out-of-the-box solutions to streamline integration projects with both new and legacy systems commonly used by the sector.

“North American utilities are rapidly evolving and investing to accelerate innovation and modernize the energy grid,” said Craig Cavanaugh, President of TRC’s Digital Solutions business. “The TRC-Greenbird partnership combines the deep industry and client knowledge of TRC’s technology experts with Greenbird’s leading-edge integration platform. This combination will bring a unified and localized experience to our utility clients, helping them simplify integration efforts and speed up time to value.”

“With the increased volume and variety of data available across the utility enterprise and at the grid edge, it is essential to have a modern approach to system architecture,” says Thorsten Heller, CEO at Greenbird Integration Technology. “Utilihive addresses this need, allowing for faster deployment and development of smart grid use cases. By joining forces with TRC’s Digital experts, we can better help utilities improve their operations, reduce costs, optimize investment, meet regulatory requirements, and transform at pace.”

You will find TRC Companies at booth #2036 and Greenbird at booth #1813

About TRC Companies

Groundbreaker. Game changer. Innovator. TRC is a global firm providing environmentally focused and digitally powered solutions that address local needs. For more than 50 years, we have set the bar for clients who require consulting, construction, engineering and management services, combining science with the latest technology to devise solutions that stand the test of time. TRC’s almost 7,000 professionals serve a broad range of public and private clients, steering complex projects from conception to completion to help solve the toughest challenges. We break through barriers for our clients and help them follow through for sustainable results, solving the challenges of making the Earth a better place to live — community by community and project by project. TRC is ranked #17 on ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States. Learn more at

About Greenbird

Greenbird is an international solution and technology company with roots in Norway. We simplify the complexity of Big Data Integration to help organizations unlock the value of their data and mission critical applications. Our flagship innovation, Utilihive, is a cloud-native platform combining enterprise integration capabilities with a data lake optimized for energy use cases. We founded Greenbird in 2010 with a mission to revolutionize how the energy industry thinks about enterprise system integration. Today, Utilihive is used by utilities across Europe, Middle East and Asia serving more than 50 million consumers. Greenbird is headquartered in Oslo and has around 50 employees, comprising primarily of senior developers and consultants and specializing in technology development and customer onboarding of the Utilihive platform. To learn how you can unleash the value of data while removing silos, explore more at

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