Excergy Corporation Selected by Fort Collins Utilities for Next Generation Smart Grid Leadership
DENVER, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Excergy Corporation, the emerging leader for consulting and systems integration to the utility and government sectors, announced today that the company was selected by the City of Fort Collins Utilities to provide program management and technical consulting to complete its Advanced Meter Fort Collins project and prepare the city for the next generation of smart grid technologies.
Over the next year, the Utility department will finish deploying flexible and robust advanced metering as well as start customer engagement with web portal and demand response technologies. These will serve as a foundation to enable benefits and a platform for future initiatives. “The City as a whole is passionate about creating a vibrant, world-class community and this project is a vital part of that vision,” said Steve Catanach, Manager of Light and Power. “Excergy has the personnel, skills, vision, and client perspective to guide us in that planning and execution.”
Excergy Corporation, a leading provider of consulting and systems integration services to the utility sector, is comprised of expert consultants, project managers, engineers, and IT professionals who have planned and implemented utility solutions across North America. Excergy will bring to bear multiple skill sets of project management, change management, business process re-engineering, solution architecture, system engineering, and test engineering for this complex system.
Jim Ketchledge, President of Excergy, said “The City of Fort Collins has a visionary plan to leap frog the status quo and lead the industry in customer service as well as electric and water operational capability. We’re both proud and humbled that Fort Collins has placed its confidence in Excergy to be their lead partner in that endeavor. Excergy offers a compelling value proposition, deep and broad expertise, and a “customer first” mindset that resonates with valued clients like Fort Collins.”
Contact: Jim Ketchledge
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