Ecova, a leading total energy and sustainability management company,
today announced that it has been named as one of ten "2013
Enterprise Smart Grid Leaders" in Groom Energy's "2013 Enterprise
Smart Grid and Corporate Buyers' Guide to Energy Management Software"
report. The report is based on 70 interviews with corporate energy,
facility and sustainability managers, vendors and an online survey of
Groom Energy's research finds the Enterprise Smart Grid (ESG) market is
a $6.2 billion industry in the U.S. in 2013, growing 30 percent per year
over the next four years. Vendors are ranked based on their product and
financial strength, financial payback of solution, number of customers,
sales momentum in the last 18 months, and company vision.
"According to Groom Energy's research, energy savings remains the
primary driver for corporate ESG investment in projects, people and
process," said Jeff
Heggedahl, CEO of Ecova. "Our approach, which is based on a strong
history of utility
expense and data management, helps companies drive cost reductions
while providing the data and expertise necessary for full energy
"Ecova continues to distinguish itself in the market as a full-service
energy management provider with offerings for utility bill management,
interval energy data management, carbon management, energy project
tracking, energy supply management and outsourced services for energy
data analysis. Few companies have such a broad offering," said Paul
Baier, report author and vice president of sustainability consulting
and research for Groom Energy. "As the energy management market begins
to mature, companies such as Ecova are beginning to distinguish
themselves with their client base and offerings."
Ecova is the total energy and sustainability management company
whose sole purpose is to see
more, and sustain
more for its clients. Using insights based on consumption, cost and
carbon footprint data spanning thousands of utilities, hundreds of
thousands of business sites and millions of households, Ecova provides
fully managed, technology-optimized solutions for saving resources,
which in turn increase returns, lower risks, and enhance reputations.
Ecova is the largest non-regulated subsidiary of Avista Corp (NYSE: AVA
For more information, visit the company's website at ecova.com,
on LinkedIn at linkd.in/ecovainc,
or follow Ecova on Twitter at @ecovainc.
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