Opower's IPO and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Opower’s founders Dan Yates and Alex Laskey announced the start of the company’s IPO today in a blog that took a walk down memory lane. The founders showed how far the company has come  by resurrecting a back-of-an-envelope doodle from its infancy in 2006. Yates and Laskey had sketched what look like coal trains, bar charts and dollar signs while … [Read more...]

The Opower IPO is a Testament to Behavioral Energy Efficiency, but it’s Time to Take it to the Next Level

Congratulations to Opower on its initial public offering today. Dan, Alex and the team there have done great work, especially helping utilities achieve energy efficiency compliance mandates. But as I sit back and think about the state of our industry, I can’t help but wonder…is this it? And if it isn’t, where do we go from here? By no means am I … [Read more...]

Opower Files Confidential IPO, Says the Wall Street Journal

Opower has submitted a confidential filing for an initial public offering, according to a Feb. 12 article by the Wall Street Journal that cites unnamed sources. Speculation has been circulating for months that the behavioral energy efficiency firm has plans to go public. Opower has retained Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group to lead the IPO … [Read more...]

Wall Street Journal Says Opower IPO Near

The Wall Street Journal quotes unnamed sources that say Opower is nearing an initial public offering of its shares. The Nov. 6 Money Beat article says that the IPO, underwritten by Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, could come in the next few months. A spokeswoman for Opower, reached by the Wall Street Journal, declined to comment. Learn more about … [Read more...]