illu Selected to Present at the 2022 NREL Industry Growth Forum

2 min readMar 14, 2022


One of 40 cleantech startups selected globally, illu will present its field work management software to potential investors and other cleantech industry stakeholders.

Sunnyvale, CA — (March 11, 2022) — illu is proud to announce it was selected to present its Field Work Management platform to investors and industry representatives at the NREL 2022 Industry Growth Forum (IGF), April 13–14, in Denver, Colorado. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) hosts the IGF, now in its 27th year. It is one of the nation’s premier events for cleantech entrepreneurs and other industry experts. illu earned the presentation spot from a field of more than 150 entrepreneurs following an extensive selection process.

illu illuminates field work for distributed renewables by digitizing operational knowhow. The illu Field Work Management platform combines task management with an easy way to digitize work instructions, helping distributed renewables companies improve safety, quality, and productivity of field work by supercharging frontline technicians.

“We’re honored to be selected for the 2022 NREL Industry Growth Forum,” said Sierra Fan, COO of illu. “No matter what equipment you choose, someone needs to install it, inspect it, maintain it, and fix it. illu aims to accelerate the deployment of distributed renewable energy by supercharging frontline teams. We’re excited to share our technology with industry experts and investors.”

The forum is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in the cleantech space — the premier event for cleantech entrepreneurs, investors, and experts from industry and the public sector to build relationships, showcase innovative technologies, and identify business solutions. NREL facilitates connections between cutting-edge startups, including illu, and motivated investors to drive innovation to market for impact. NREL is the only U.S. federal lab dedicated to renewable energy and energy efficiency research.

“We’re delighted with this year’s slate of presenters,” IGF Program Manager Sheila Ebbitt said. “They represent cleantech startups with high potential and we can’t wait for them to pitch to the investors and other market experts.”

More than 100 investors could hold up to 1,300 meetings during the two-day event.

For more information and a complete list of IGF presenting companies, please visit

Illu is a software platform that illuminates field work for distributed renewables, empowering frontline workers anywhere to confidently and safely install, operate, maintain, and fix systems.




illu is a work management platform for teams deploying, operating, and maintaining distributed renewable energy (DRE) systems