Startup founders, Executives and business leaders from top 10 finalists are presenting live onstage at GreenBeat 2010, the executive summit on the super grid is being hosted with SSE Labs at Stanford University, November 3-4. The overall winner will receive an opportunity to launch their products at DEMO in 2011, a prize valued at $18,500. DEMO.

The top 10 startup finalistspresenting at GreenBeat 2010 includes:

Ecofactor delivers a personalized and automated HVAC demand-response system that allows homeowners to maintain the level of comfort and convenience they’re accustomed to, without changing behavior or sacrificing control.

Gridbot creates networked hardware which intelligently manages one of the largest emerging loads on the grid, electric vehicles.

OpenADR provides a simple interface that facilitates real-time monitoring and control over the HVAC system and other large building loads.

Optimized Energy Networks is a development company specializing in the creation of microgrid projects in a new application of the project finance model.

PowerMap makes the MyPowerMap meter, which plugs into any outlet in the home and provides consumers with real-time energy consumption information for their home appliances and other electonics.

Redwood Systems is pioneering a new, unified power and control architecture, purpose-built for the properties of LEDs, to dramatically improve energy efficient lighting.

SmartGridView creates tools which help thinkers make sense of vast amounts of smart-grid.

World Infrastructure Technologies creates smart-grid infrastructure visualization software which displays susceptibility and reliability issues in the form of heatmaps and geo-referenced visualizations of equipment.

Enbala Power Networks allows large energy users like municipal water plants to participate in an electricity management program enables them to provide services to the ISOs and RTOs