Quick Energy Efficiency News…Making Money on Home Demand Response…Fuel Cell Deals…Opower’s Latest Update

A tariff change at the PJM Interconnection will create a new way for residential demand response to earn revenue in the wholesale market, effective this week.The change means that residential demand response resources can now participate in PJM’s synchronized reserve market.Demand response company Comverge helped win the change by providing … [Read more...]

Comverge and Constellation Complete Merger of C&I Demand Response Business

Comverge and Constellation today finalized the merger of their commercial and industrial (C&I) demand response businesses, creating one of the largest DR companies in North America. H.I.G. Capital, a middle-market private equity firm and the current owner of Comverge, will hold a majority ownership interest in the new company, called CPower. … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: FirstFuel, Verde Energy USA, Plug Power, Comverge

This week in energy efficiency news…FirstFuel Software enhanced its Remote Building Analytics platform, which uses advanced data analytics to drive commercial energy efficiency at mass scale. FirstFuel has appointed former Groom Energy executive Paul Baier as vice president of products to spearhead adoption and implementation of the … [Read more...]

Wellinghoff to Advise New Demand Response Trade Association

Three big demand response companies today announced a new trade association with Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, serving as the organization’s strategic counsel. Wellinghoff is a long-time supporter of demand response and green energy technologies.EnerNOC, Comverge, and Johnson Controls have founded … [Read more...]