What Does Constellation’s Deal with ConEd Solutions Mean to its Microgrid Business?

Exelon subsidiary Constellation, a competitive retail supplier that also has a microgrid business, has entered into an agreement to acquire the retail electricity and natural gas customers of ConEdison Solutions.Both companies have been focused for years on the sale of competitive retail supply and energy services. Constellation more recently … [Read more...]

Exelon’s Next Big Stride: Connecticut Fuel Cell Microgrid

Exelon this week continued its vigorous push into the microgrid market, this time in Connecticut where it began construction of a fuel cell microgrid.The project is being developed by Exelon’s competitive subsidiary Constellation in partnership with fuel cell manufacturer Bloom Energy and the city of Hartford.The partners are constructing … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency News-in-Brief: New Contracts for Constellation and Ameresco…Support for FERC Order 745 Appeal

Constellation has won a $45 million contract to provide energy efficiency, water conservation and solar photovoltaics at the Federal Correctional Complex in Coleman, Fla.The energy savings performance contract, signed with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, guarantees savings of about $79 million over 19 years. The bureau will use the savings to fund … [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...]

Defining the Energy Efficiency Market: Big Dogs and Fish with Legs

Defining the energy efficiency market is a bit like trying to walk dogs, birds and fish at the same time. Some companies walk well, some just want to fly, and some don’t even have legs (yet).In short, the industry encompasses companies of many kinds and size that have little in common except their energy-saving intent: green home builders, … [Read more...]

Automating Load Response Programs Via Web Application

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters interviews Gary Fromer, senior vice president of load response for Constellation, about its new VirtuWatt Link, the first web service application to facilitate automated load response program participation. Automating Load Response Programs Via Web Application ]Follow our podcast feed or find us on itunes. … [Read more...]