MEEA Membership

MEEA Members

Celebrating 25 years in the energy efficiency industry, A-TEC Energy provides a variety of services on behalf of our clients; always customizing these services to meet the specific needs of each project for which we are retained.  We are an aggressive, service oriented company specializing in the delivery of quality administrative, data management, support, and field services.  Consistent growth has allowed A-TEC to work in implementing energy efficiency programs for our clients over these 25 years.


Aclara Technologies Consumer Engagement group provides advanced customer analytics to water, gas, and electric utilities across the US.  Over 40 utilities rely on Aclara’s insights to support utility programs including behavioral energy-efficiency, enhanced customer self-service and smart meter.   Our highly configurable Adaptive Consumer Engagement platform (ACLARA ACETM) enables us to support these programs using a combination of innovative approaches that generate consistent, measurable results.  Aclara Technologies LLC is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners.


Agentis Energy develops innovative technologies that drive energy efficiency for utilities and their business end-users. The Agentis Platform captures, combines and analyzes utility-supplied data and other data sets. It then packages those findings into personalized energy-efficiency recommendations for utilities and their business end-users, strategically using social engagement to encourage success and promote behavior change.


The Alliance for Industrial Efficiency is a coalition of business, labor, and non-profit organizations who advocate for policies to increase U.S. manufacturing competitiveness through industrial energy efficiency, especially the use of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Waste Heat to Power (WHP). CHP and WHP could provide nearly 20 percent of America’s electricity while cutting emissions and enhancing manufacturing competitiveness. The Alliance coordinates lobbying of Congress and the Administration by its members, develops coordinated communications strategies, and mobilizes its members and affiliates to support an expanded awareness and focus on industrial efficiency.


The Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and energy security. Founded in 1977, the Alliance to Save Energy is a non-profit coalition of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders. The Alliance to Save Energy supports energy efficiency as a cost-effective energy resource under existing market conditions and advocates energy-efficiency policies that minimize costs to society and individual consumers, and that lessen greenhouse gas emissions and their impact on the global climate. To carry out its mission, the Alliance to Save Energy undertakes research, educational programs, and policy advocacy, designs and implements energy-efficiency projects, promotes technology development and deployment, and builds public-private partnerships, in the U.S. and other countries.


Alliant Energy Corporation is an energy holding company with regulated utility providers as well as non-regulated companies involved in delivering energy-related products and services. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Alliant Energy serves more than three million customers around the globe. Alliant Energy has nearly 8,500 employees across the country and abroad; operating revenues of $2.6 billion (year-end 2002); and total assets of more than $7 billion (year-end 2002). Alliant Energy's utility operations serve more than 1.4 million customers in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Their service territory covers 54,000 square miles in the heartland of America and includes 9,700 miles of electric transmission lines and 8,000 miles of natural gas main.


The Ameren Illinois Utilities have been providing safe, reliable energy delivery service for more than a century. The Ameren Illinois Utilities deliver energy to 1.2 million electric and more than 840,000 natural gas customers in about 1,000 communities, while helping customers spend less by using less energy and communities grow through economic development initiatives.


The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection. ACEEE fulfills its mission by conducting in-depth technical and policy assessments; advising policymakers and program managers; working collaboratively with businesses, public interest groups, and other organizations; organizing conferences and workshops; publishing books, conference proceedings, and reports; and educating consumers and businesses. Projects are carried out by staff and selected energy efficiency experts from universities, national laboratories, and the private sector.


AEP Ohio serves nearly 1.5 million customers in Ohio and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. In Ohio, we provide power to more than 920 communities located in 61 of the state's 88 counties. In West Virginia, we serve Ohio and Marshall counties, providing service to approximately 41,000 customers. Our headquarters is in Gahanna, with regulatory and external affairs offices in downtown Columbus. A subsidiary of American Electric Power and the largest of its regional utility divisions, AEP Ohio is comprised of Columbus Southern Power Company and Ohio Power Company and Wheeling Power.


AEG was founded on the belief that to succeed, we must provide responsive service and expert resources. Our service philosophy is based on our dedication to our clients. AEG works with its clients to find the innovative solutions that today's complex energy markets require, with a focus on providing flexible, cost-effective technical and management consulting resources.

We approach each project not as a short-term activity, but as a foundation toward a long-term relationship. Our goal is to work closely with our clients, provide expertise, and fulfill commitments to the highest level of satisfaction. We maximize our contributions by offering scalable and flexible solutions


ARCA, formerly known as the Appliance Recycling Centers of America, is a leading provider of reverse logistics, energy-efficiency and appliance recycling services for appliance manufacturers, appliance retailers, electric utilities, waste management businesses, vending machine companies and local governments. Since 1975, the company has managed millions of refrigerators, ranges, washers, dryers and other major household appliances for its customers. Leveraging its more than 25 years of experience in managing returned products that can not be handled through its business partners' normal distribution channels, the company has developed the infrastructure necessary to become one of the nation's premier providers of fully integrated reverse logistics services. Appliance Recycling Centers of America is headquartered in Minneapolis.


Argonne National Laboratory applies a unique mix of world-class user facilities and leading scientific and engineering staff to develop innovative solutions to the grand challenges of our time: plentiful and safe energy, a healthy environment, economic competitiveness and a secure nation. Four major core capabilities support Argonne's R&D programs: hard X-ray sciences, fundamental science, applied science and engineering, and leadership computing.


The Association for Energy Affordability is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving energy efficiency in buildings through training, technical services, and energy efficiency program implementation.  With staff in Chicago, NYC and California, AEA’s experienced professionals provide a broad range of energy efficiency services in buildings with special expertise in multifamily and affordable housing.

A US Department of Energy funded Weatherization Training Center, BPI test center, and Distance Learning innovator, AEA delivers up-to-date training preparing energy professionals, program staff, contractors, installers, and weatherization workers for key industry certifications from BPI, NREL, PHI, and ABAA.  AEA’s Energy Auditor and Quality Control Inspector courses are IREC accredited. AEA is a leading advocate for multifamily energy efficiency, conference organizer of Multifamily Buildings 2011:The Energy Efficiency Edge in Chicago, and contributor to ongoing DOE initiatives to develop job task analyses, standard work specifications and technical guidelines to build a stronger home and building performance industry.  


The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) is the service organization for member electric and telephone cooperatives in Illinois. The voting members of the AIEC include 24 electric distribution cooperatives and two power generation and transmission cooperatives. The AIEC increases the effectiveness and efficiency of its member cooperatives by providing common and essential services. These include engineering services and rate studies,  coordination of safety programs, legislative research and information, member information, printing and publications, public relations, and group purchasing of materials and supplies. As a liaison for the electric cooperatives in Illinois, the AIEC works with governmental agencies and other organizations dedicated to the growth and development of Illinois and the improvement of the welfare of its citizens. Through its service to member cooperatives, the AIEC contributes to the continued success and operation of the rural electrification program serving nearly 300,000 families and businesses in Illinois.


Blackhawk Engagement Solutions is a leading provider of customized incentive and engagement solutions for utility-sponsored consumer engagement, energy efficiency and demand response programs. Blackhawk Engagement Solutions is a strategic partner with many of the industry’s leading brands and a thought leader that provides game-changing engagement solutions. Through innovative products, services and technology, Blackhawk Engagement Solutions inspires actions that impact results.


The Blackstone Group is a full-service marketing research and consulting firm providing custom qualitative and quantitative research, time-sensitive market intelligence and actionable strategic guidance to Fortune 500 companies and leading organizations in various industries, including energy, utilities, government, and not-for-profit/associations.  Since 1987, Blackstone has successfully conducted over 4,100 domestic and/or global studies covering virtually all research categories (e.g., program evaluation, satisfaction, loyalty, branding, concept testing, market assessment).

From our Chicago headquarters, our team of 50+ research professionals, multilingual interviewers and supporting staff provide high quality research using state-of-the-art, in-house resources, including in-person, telephone (e.g., mobile, 50 station call center), online, and mail data collection; advanced analytics; and statistical services.  From webcam-enhanced, online focus groups to iPad-enabled in-person interviewing, Blackstone is consistently on the cutting-edge of research technologies.  Blackstone is a minority-owned business enterprise (MBE).


At Cadmus, in partnership with our government and commercial clients, we deliver services and solutions that transform markets and behaviors, create social and economic value, and improve people’s lives.  We emphasize technical excellence and believe deep technical expertise is critically important. But we’ve also repeatedly proven that the most effective results are achieved when experts across diverse disciplines work together to dramatically expand the solution set available to our clients.

That is the collaborative consulting environment we’ve created at Cadmus, leveraging exceptional expertise in the physical and life sciences, engineering, the social sciences, strategic communication, architecture and design, law, policy analysis, and philosophy to support our clients and advance social good. In the future, we aim to continue to expand the capabilities and expertise we offer our clients to ensure we can support their goals on any issue that advances their interests and the interests of society at large.


CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is the most complete energy infrastructure focused company in the world and a major provider of government services. Drawing upon more than a century of experience and the expertise of approximately 50,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.

As one of the most complete providers of a wide range of services including design, engineering, construction, fabrication, maintenance and environmental services, no project is too big for CB&I. Our timely and cost-effective solutions not only satisfy our customers’ needs, but also improve the quality of life for people around the world.


Water, electricity, natural gas, high-speed Internet and cable television services are all provided by community-owned utilities in Cedar Falls, a community of 37,000 in northeast Iowa. Cedar Falls Utilities strives to achieve a standard of excellence as an industry leader and a trusted provider of utility services to its customers and community. CFU's mission is to provide customers with innovative, high-quality services that bring the best value to the community. These services include 20 years of offering audits, incentives, financing, and educational resources to aid customers with their energy efficiency projects.


The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) has researched technologies and implemented numerous programs that conserve energy for over 18 years. CEE assesses the effectiveness of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and is known for its application of in-depth monitoring and energy use analyses that assess whether buildings are operating at their peak efficiencies. This expertise is also applied to various projects within the organization including indoor air quality weatherization and sound insulation activities. The Research and Engineering staff provides clients with practical applications science based engineering analyses and technical assistance. Some of CEE's clients include gas and electric utilities local units of government state agencies trade organizations the U.S. Department of Energy  non-profit organizations and businesses. From energy efficient ice arenas to renewable energy systems in state parks to assessing energy use in hospitals CEE's analyses provide clients with practical cost-effective solutions.


CenterPoint Energy is composed of an electric transmission and distribution utility serving the Houston metropolitan area, local natural gas distribution businesses in six states, a competitive natural gas sales and service business serving customers in the eastern half of the U.S., interstate pipeline operations with two natural gas pipelines in the mid-continent region, and a field services business with natural gas gathering operations, also in the mid-continent region.


CUB is Illinois’ leading nonprofit utility watchdog organization. Created by the Illinois Legislature, CUB opened its doors in 1984 to represent the interests of residential and small-business utility customers. Since then, CUB has saved consumers more than $10 billion by helping to block rate hikes and secure refunds over the years.


The City of Chicago is a leader of innovative environmental initiatives, and sustainability is a key focus of Chicago’s policies.  From the Chicago Climate Action Plan's broad leadership to the City's targeted energy efficiency investments, Chicago is integrating sustainability in the places residents work, live, learn, and play while preparing for a resilient future.


The City of Columbus is the fifteenth largest city in the nation, the state capital of Ohio, and located in the central region of the state. Columbus has a strong and diverse economy based on education, insurance, banking, fashion, defense, food, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology. Mayor Michael B. Coleman, the longest serving Mayor in Columbus history, has strived for Columbus to be the best city in the nation in which to live, work, and raise a family. There are approximately 8,500 employees that work for the City of Columbus. There are over 822,000 people residing in the city, which spans over 210 square miles. Columbus is home to The Ohio State University. Columbus has made it a goal to reduce carbon emissions by implementing the Mayor’s Green Memo which focuses on energy, transportation, local foods, and other topics related to climate change. For more information visit www.columbus.gov

City Utilities of Springfield (CU) is a progressive, community-owned utility serving 320 square miles in southwest Missouri since 1945 with electricity, natural gas, water, broadband, and public transportation services.  City Utilities is overseen by a governing board composed of local citizens.  
Over 111,000 CU customers enjoy electricity prices among the lowest in the United States, the convenience of one bill for all utilities, and dependable hometown services delivered with a personal touch.

From its inception as a tiny water works company in the mid-1800s to its role today as the largest municipal utility in Illinois, City Water, Light and Power (CWLP) has had a long and proud—and sometimes tumultuous—history. The utility has become an integral part of the Springfield community, providing service and value that extends far beyond the high-quality drinking water and low-cost electric power produced at the utility's combined lakeside filtration plant and generating stations.

We're happy to have this opportunity to help you get to know us better and to share with you some of the highlights of both our past and present.


CLEAResult harnesses the world's most innovative thinking in energy management and delivers the insight and technology to unleash the value of energy.

CLEAResult works with utility clients to design, implement and evaluate cost-effective optimization programs. By promoting efficient usage and placing a stronger focus on holistic organizational strategies, they help customers drive lower costs and get the most from energy.

Through their experience in energy efficiency, demand side management, renewable energy and energy resource acquisition, CLEAResult helps power significant, positive change for its clients.


Columbia Gas of Ohio, with headquarters in Columbus, is one of the nine energy distribution companies of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI). Serving approximately 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers, Columbia Gas of Ohio is the largest natural gas utility in the state.


Columbia Water & Light is a municipally owned utility company located in Columbia, Missouri; their mission is to provide low cost service without any interruptions. Columbia Water & Light has been furnishing Columbians with low cost, reliable electricity and high quality water since 1904. Governed by the City Council, Columbia Water & Light is run as a department of the City of Columbia. By burning low-sulfur coal in their power plant, offering free energy audits and free shade trees to the residents of Columbia, Columbia Water & Light shows their commitment to improving the environment everyday. Columbia Water & Light's energy conservation programs are extensive and have been in place for over 20 years.


Commonwealth Edison, for more than 100 years, has been the primary electric delivery services company for Northern Illinois. It currently provides electric service to more than 3.4 million customers. ComEd has recommitted its efforts to improving reliability, demonstrating quality customer service and providing energy efficiency incentives, tips and tools to help customers save money and protect the environment.


Consumers Energy is one of the nation's largest combination utilities, providing electric and natural gas service to nearly 6.5 million of Michigan's 10 million residents, in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

Our Growing Forward strategy calls for investing more than $6 billion in Michigan over the next five years. That includes significant investments in energy efficiency, renewable energy, environmental and customer service enhancements, and new power generation.

The investments make Consumers Energy one of the largest investors in Michigan and will help the utility maintain and improve service to customers, create jobs, boost the state’s economy and expand the state’s tax base.


Established in 1964, CESA 10 is an nonprofit educational service agency providing facilities management services to school district and government customers throughout Wisconsin. The Facility Management Department’s main areas of concentration are: energy management, project management, owner’s representative, referendum planning and management, environmental project consulting, and implementer of a public benefits energy efficiency program specializing in school and other governmental and non-governmental entities. The department’s vision of Efficient Buildings, Safe People, Healthy Environments, and Sustainable Change helps to ensure customers benefit from their trusted, unbiased judgment and expertise through shared knowledge, linkage to resources, and sustainable actions.


D&R International is an industry pioneer that works with government, businesses, and non-profit organizations to move residential and commercial consumers toward greater energy efficiency. For 25 years, D&R has designed and promoted market-based and economically viable energy efficiency solutions. We focus on products and practices that deliver long-term value to clients and partners.


The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL Inc. (NYSE:DPL), a regional energy company.  DPL’s other subsidiaries include DPL Energy, LLC (DPLE) and DPL Energy Resources, Inc. (DPLER).  DP&L, a regulated electric utility, provides service to over 500,000 retail customers in West Central Ohio; DPLE engages in the operation of merchant peaking generation facilities; and DPLER is a competitive retail electric supplier in Ohio, selling to major industrial and commercial customers. DPL, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates approximately 3,700 megawatts of generation capacity, of which 2,800 megawatts are low cost coal-fired units and 900 megawatts are natural gas peaking units.  Further information can be found at www.dpandl.com


Digital Lumens develops the patented Intelligent LED Lighting System that is proven to reduce industrial facilities’ lighting energy use up to 90%, while improving light levels. Smart, LED-based high bay fixtures with integrated occupancy and daylight sensors and wireless networking deliver light when and where needed. LightRules software provides comprehensive reports and the ability to fine tune system settings over time.


DNV GL is an energy powerhouse delivering services across the energy value chain, from policy to use, with strategic advice, planning, implementation and energy delivery optimization. DNV GL's energy experts support clients around the globe in delivering safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.


DTE Energy Co. (NYSE: DTE) is a diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Our largest operating subsidiaries are Detroit Edison and MichCon. Together, these regulated utility companies provide electric and/or gas services to more than three million residential, business and industrial customers in Michigan. Our electric and gas utility businesses have each been in operation for over a century. We have leveraged that wealth of experience and assets to develop a number of non-utility subsidiaries that provide energy-related services to business and industry nationwide.


Duke Energy, which recently merged with Cinergy Corporation, is a diversified energy company with a portfolio of natural gas and electric businesses, both regulated and non-regulated, and an affiliated real estate company. Duke Energy supplies, delivers and processes energy for customers in North America and selected international markets. Duke Energy provides franchised electric and gas service, natural gas transmission, midstream natural gas, wholesale electric generation, energy marketing, real estate, and telecommunications services.


E Source provides independent research, advisory, and information services to utilities, major energy users, and other key players in the retail energy marketplace. Our mission is to increase the effectiveness of our members' operations, programs, and customer relationships, while supporting the efficient and environmentally sound use of energy.


EKPC is a not-for-profit electric utility with headquarters in Winchester, Ky. EKPC generates and transmits wholesale energy to 16 owner-member cooperatives. The owner-member cooperatives distribute that energy to more than 1 million Kentucky citizens across 87 counties. Together, EKPC and the owner-member cooperatives are known as Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

EKPC provides power to the owner-member cooperatives through generating plants operating around-the-clock, units used only on the hottest and coldest days, hydro electric dams, renewable energy plants and thousands of miles of transmission lines. EKPC generates more green power than any other utility in Kentucky.

Each of the 16 not-for-profit owner-member cooperatives that EKPC serves is owned and governed by the people who use their energy and services.


Eaton's Cooper Lighting Division delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and controls solutions, specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and cost savings.  The Lighting business serves customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.


ecobee, Inc., based in Toronto, Canada, introduced the world’s first Wi-Fi connected smart thermostat in 2009. The company continues to innovate in the smart thermostat space and launched ecobee3 with remote sensors in 2014. In 2015, the ecobee3 became the first Apple HomeKit enabled smart thermostat, allowing users to control the device with Siri. ecobee’s award-winning thermostats have enabled hundreds of thousands of consumers and businesses to control their home or building comfort anytime and from anywhere, using their smartphone, tablet or computer. Our partnerships with utilities across North America have delivered innovative and reliable strategies for energy efficiency and demand response. For more information, visit www.ecobee.com.


Ecotagious helps utilities drive residential energy efficiency, increase participation in other DSM programs while positively impacting customer engagement and satisfaction. Our proprietary algorithms disaggregate smart meter data into major appliance loads (without the need for additional hardware), identifying customers with the highest conservation potential and allowing utilities to achieve five times the conservation impact at one-fifth the cost of typical programs. Ecotagious then generates personalized household reports, sent on behalf of the utility company, with appliance-specific feedback, social benchmarking and personalized energy saving recommendations. The results are 3-4% annual energy savings, significant increases in participation in other conservation programs, and high customer engagement.


Ecova assists utilities in creating impactful residential and commercial & industrial programs that increase customer satisfaction while providing you with verifiable savings that allow you to meet your goals and manage regulatory, reputational and operational risks. Utilities across the country are balancing customers' growing energy needs with energy efficiency and demand response programs as a resource to reduce energy consumption and demand. Even before you issue your first request for proposals, it's important to ensure you have the right mix of programs that will bring the right products to market. Ecova can leverage our expertise in program design, product research and market analysis to advise you on the best program mix that will engage your customers and maximize savings while meeting the rigorous standards of EM&V in your reporting.


The Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation focuses on advancing the adoption and application of new technologies that will strengthen and transform the power grid.  The Institute’s members are the investor-owned electric utilities that represent about 70 percent of the U.S. electric power industry.  The membership is committed to an affordable, reliable, secure, and clean energy future.

The Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation promotes the sharing of information, ideas, and experiences among regulators, policymakers, technology companies, thought leaders, and the electric power industry.  It also identifies policies that support the business case for the adoption of cost-effective technologies.

The Institute is governed by a Management Committee of electric industry Chief Executive Officers.  It has a permanent Advisory Committee of leaders from the regulatory community, federal and state government agencies, and other informed stakeholders. In addition, the Institute has a Strategy Committee of senior electric industry executives and more than 30 smart grid technology company partners.


Embertec is a leading energy efficiency technologies company. We specialize in power-saving products for the consumer electronics and appliances market utilizing a unique mircoprocessor controlled chip and supporting platform technology. 


EMI Consulting delivers strategic research and analysis services to utility companies and other energy industry clients nationwide. We provide expertise in policy, planning and evaluation; customer and market research; and engineering analysis and technology assessment. Our highly qualified team is passionate about helping clients see beyond the numbers. We are uniquely positioned to capture crucial information, clarify its meaning, and transform it into actionable results for our clients. EMI Consulting was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.


The Energy Education Council (EEC), formerly the Illinois Electric Council, is a registered 501 (c) 3 educational organization that enhances lives by promoting safe and efficient use of electricity. Headquartered within the University of Illinois Extension and guided by member organizations, it is comprised of investor-owned utilities, rural electric cooperatives, municipal electric utilities, University educators, and others committed to its mission. Energy Ed's work and growing membership have extended its impact throughout the nation. The dynamic www.EnergyEdCouncil.org Web site features extensive informational resources, efficiency calculators,  interactive games and activities and the Energy Efficiency Resource Center, an online library of informational,  financial and technical resources available to help residential and business consumers undertake efficiency upgrades and projects. Energy Ed's award-winning Safe Electricity awareness program impacts millions of consumers through its growing partnership with more than 300 utilities. Radio,  TV and print PSAs, video documentaries,  timely news releases and the comprehensive www.SafeElectricity.org Web site help keep electrical safety in the public eye. In addition to multi-media communication outreach endeavors, EEC conducts regular workshops for utilities and businesses regarding resources for efficiency and renewable energy projects, power quality technologies and policy developments that impact the industry.


EFI is one of the leading residential distributors of energy efficiency-related products in the United States. Underlying EFI's mission today is the belief that a key obstacle to increased energy and water efficiency is inadequate awareness of, and access to, good quality resource conservation-related products. It is insufficient to simply recognize the benefits associated with reducing inefficient energy and water consumption - people actually need to be able to find and purchase these types of products. EFI uses multiple approaches to address this issue, through three business groups, a Consumer Division, Wholesale Division, and a Utility Programs Division.


Energy Insight, Inc., delivers energy savings that make business sense. Utility providers trust Energy Insight to design, administer, and implement energy conservation programs that help their commercial, industrial, agricultural, and institutional clients reduce energy usage and lower demand. Energy Insight also works directly with businesses and organizations that want to make energy-efficiency improvements, access conservation rebates and incentives, or better manage the way they use energy. 

Energy Insight’s energy consulting services, tools, and professional alliances combine to deliver solutions that help clients achieve their energy conservation goals and increase profit margins. Services include design and administration of utility energy conservation programs; commercial/industrial/institutional energy analysis; project design reviews; measurement and verification; rebate and incentive assistance; project commissioning support; predominant use/sales tax exemption studies; steam trap studies; thermal imaging/building envelope analysis; supply side/price risk management; renewable energy consulting; and more.


Energy Masters is a BPI certified, building weatherization company headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.  Since 2007, Energy Masters has worked with utility companies throughout the United States to weatherize over 15 million square feet of commercial, multifamily and residential space. 
The most cost effective components of an energy efficiency program remain in rotation but lose steam as the market is penetrated.  In other words, much of the low hanging fruit has been harvested and program planners are looking for a new bountiful crop.

The Energy Masters approach simplifies building weatherization by making insulation and air sealing a direct installation measure.   Multifamily weatherization is the newest low hanging fruit.
Energy Masters has worked with utility companies and program administrators in many different capacities, as a trade ally in a prescriptive program to exclusive contractor in a pilot program.  If you’re searching for energy savings for your energy efficiency program, look no further.


The Energy Resources Center (ERC) is an interdisciplinary public service, research, and special projects organization dedicated to improving energy efficiency and the environment. Based out of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), the ERC was established in 1973 by the Board of Trustees as an approved Illinois Board of Higher Education center. The ERC’s stated mandate is to conduct studies in the fields of energy and the environment and to provide industry, utilities, government agencies and the public with assistance, information, and advice on new technologies, public policy, and professional development training.


As building and energy experts, Energy Stewards International (ESI) specializes in providing a comprehensive range of cost effective, energy-related design and consulting services. As certified HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Raters, the ESI staff is well-trained in diagnosing energy related problems and recommending cost-effective solutions. ESI also offers ACCA Manual J8 load calculation services in residential Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, to help contractors choose appropriate equipment for new and existing homes.


There is one simple idea underlying everything we do—we make energy efficiency easier and more accessible for homeowners. Energy efficiency upgrades can be daunting, so we create software-driven solutions to streamline the process.

We build software systems that integrate with utility and government energy efficiency programs. Our solutions accelerate uptake and guide homeowners through the upgrade process. Smart program managers know that a smooth homeowner experience goes a long way towards achieving the energy efficiency goals of their programs. We've publicly announced EnergySavvy for Programs and we're working on some exciting new products that are still under wrap


EnerNOC is the world leader in Demand Response, Energy Procurement, and Energy Intelligence Software (EIS). We give businesses control over energy costs and utlilities deeper customer relationships. We directly impact the utility's goals of increasing revenue, decreasing cost to serve, and regulatory compliance. For businesses we address wasted operating expense, risk management, complaince, sustainablity, and fragmented data. 


Enervee® is the world’s first energy efficiency data and customer engagement platform, built to increase the participation, energy savings, and cost-effectiveness of energy efficiency programs and to lower the barriers to efficiency for consumers. Enervee offers a customized, utility-branded product marketplace with real-time data analysis and a turnkey, “closed-loop” marketing program that identifies customers as they start to shop for new appliances and electronics, steers them to efficient models, seamlessly delivers incentives for purchases, and follows up with the customer to encourage further program participation. The combination of real-time data, a consumer-friendly web solution, and targeted marketing helps programs to cost-efficiently achieve scale and engagement, and opens a new avenue for product-specific savings.


Enlighted is the world's most advanced Internet of Things (IoT) platform for commercial real estate. The Enlighted platform -- including digital sensors, software, and analytics – increases energy efficiency by managing lighting, heating, and power profiles for spaces as small as a few feet.The first IoT application launched is an award winning, robust lighting control solution, which is recognized as one of the most advanced in the lighting industry. Enlighted has also launched applications for HVAC (Aire), space planning (Space), and asset tracking. The Enlighted platform is the first in the industry with an open API for third party programming.  Enlighted was founded in 2009 and has received venture funding from Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, RockPort Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Intel Capital. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information about Enlighted products, visit enlightedinc.com. 


ERS serves clients nationally and internationally from offices across North America, providing services in energy program design, outreach, implementation, evaluation, and measurement and verification, as well as custom feasibility studies and sustainable development. Our solutions help improve efficiency, maximize economic competitiveness, and minimize environmental impacts. Our staff includes professional engineers, certified energy managers, and LEED-accredited professionals who stay abreast of the latest advancements in energy efficiency technology and cost-saving techniques. Our staff’s expertise spans lighting, cooling, heating, demand response, energy storage, and distributed generation.

Eutectics™ is a mission-driven company focused on making clean energy mainstream by connecting qualified projects with committed capital. We mobilize public and private finance to achieve public policy goals through our Clean Energy Financing Hubs. Eutectics helps states, regions and cities to accelerate energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment through competitive finance tools as part of the Clean Energy Financing Hubs. Eutectics' Hubs currently operate in two Midwestern states with several others in development.
As of December 2015, Eutectics has facilitated $87 Million in renewable energy projects, including: small businesses and nonprofits; public buildings both small and large; multifamily; educational facilities and large businesses. Eutectics' finance solutions within our Clean Energy Financing Hubs include PACE financing, innovative solar financing, on bill repayment, small business leasing and lending, and more.

FirstFuel Software is the energy intelligence company that helps utilities and government entities engage property owners and deliver efficiency savings across commercial building portfolios. Our end-to-end Remote Building Analytics platform uses advanced meter data analytics to remotely identify, enable, and track energy efficiency opportunities in commercial buildings.

Designed to be rapidly and cost-effectively deployed across hundreds or thousands of commercial buildings, FirstFuel’s solution changes the scale at which the sector can harvest energy efficiency. Founded in 2010 and privately held, FirstFuel is headquartered in Lexington, MA.

For more information, please visit us at www.firstfuel.com

Franklin Energy is a leader in the energy conservation industry, serving the needs of end-use customers on behalf of utilities, municipalities, program administrators, and government agencies. We specialize in implementing programs, meeting goals, and affecting long-term change in the marketplace. Franklin Energy specializes in Commercial and Industrial energy efficiency program administration and implementation, including hard to reach markets like small commercial, multi-family, and not-for-profit entities.


For over 40 years, Fujitsu has been committed to making the world a more comfortable place.

Fujitsu’s Halcyon line of high-efficiency, eco-friendly mini-split systems have been designed to provide advanced zoned comfort solutions for residential and light commercial applications. Halcyon heat pumps are engineered to install quickly and easily with little-to-no ductwork and provide both cooling and heating in temperatures as low as minus 15°F. SEER ratings as high as 27.2 help slash utility bills by up to 25%. In 2014, 25 Halcyon systems are ENERGY STAR qualified, 14 of which meet criteria qualifying for ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient.

Fujitsu’s commercial Airstage Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems (VRF) provide efficient heating and cooling solutions for entire buildings, using advanced controls and simple building management integration. Fujitsu’s VRF heat pump and heat recovery systems help buildings earn U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® points in both the “Energy Atmosphere” and “Indoor Environment Quality” categories. VRF systems feature ratings of 30.1 SCHE and 24.3 IEER.


With increasing electricity costs and climate change concerns, utilities, businesses and others are challenged to meet electricity needs cost-effectively and cleanly. Traditional electricity generation resources, such as coal-fired generation facilities, produce emissions linked to global climate change and are increasingly costly to construct. Energy Efficiency is now recognized as a cost-effective alternative to meeting electricity needs without the climate change impacts produced by traditional generation resources. Future Energy Enterprises, LLC works to develop and implement programs to meet electricity needs with cost-effective, clean new energy resources, including energy efficiency, conservation, demand response and self-generation. The new energy resources reduce costs, increase customer and employee satisfaction and significantly reduce climate change impacts from electricity use.


GDS Associates, Inc. is a multi-service consulting and engineering firm formed in 1986 and now employs a staff of over 170 in five locations across the U.S. Our consultants are recognized leaders in their respective fields, dedicated to their clients, innovative in their approach to meeting unique challenges, and known for consistently being available when needed. Our broad range of expertise focuses on clients associated with, or affected by, electric, gas, water and wastewater utilities. In addition, we offer information technology, market research, and statistical services to a diverse client base.


GE Lighting is the professional division of General Electric specializing in lighting solutions all around the world.

GE was born from the invention of the world's first affordable incandescent lamp. More than a century later, our Lighting business still brings light to the world, helping advance new technologies such as fluorescents and light-emitting diodes (LEDs), that operate with more efficiency, less cost and less environmental impact than ever before. 


Geothermal is the most efficient, environmentally-friendly and best heating and cooling technology available today. Don’t take our word for it. That assessment comes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Geothermal takes the earth’s free energy and moves it into your home or business. No gas, no combustion, no flame. Just comfort, with efficiency and economy. Need more information about geothermal? Want to know how to find a qualified contractor/installer? You’ve come to the right place. The Geothermal Alliance of Illinois (GAOI) is THE source for information about geothermal heating and cooling


GEO—the Geothermal Exchange Organization—is a non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association representing the interests of its member companies, providing outreach to the industry, public and government about the economic, national security, and environmental benefits of geothermal heat pump systems for both residential and larger scale commercial applications.  For information about geothermal heat pumps and GEO membership, visit www.geoexchange.org. Phone:  (888) 255-4436. Email: GEO@geoexchange.org. 


GoodCents develops and manages utility-sponsored mass-market demand response and energy efficiency programs for residential and small business customers. We offer a full range of professional program services, including program design, marketing, customer recruitment, implementation, program evaluation, and long-term customer care — to create a total turnkey business solution tailored to your specifications.


Green Home Experts is a WBE-certified company founded in 2007. We specialize in the supply of eco-friendly building and energy-efficient supplies. We work in residential, municipal and commercial settings to provide quality coverings and fixtures at competitive prices. Green Home Experts has a showroom that’s open 7 days a week in Oak Park, IL to serve the needs of all our customers.


Harcourt Brown & Carey (HB&C) is a national consulting firm with unrivaled experience maneuvering the clean energy marketplace. We provide program design consulting and advisory services at the intersection of finance and clean energy. That means that we know how to bring public and private capital together in innovative ways to take advantage of the best characteristics of each. We provide advisory services on raising capital and can establish the structure of loss reserves, buy-downs, or other credit enhancement mechanisms.  Our programs include: PACE, On-Bill Financing and Repayment, ESA/MESA Agreements, Residential Loan Programs, Green Funds & Green Banks, and Sustainable Energy Utilities.


HERO has grown to become the fastest growing energy efficiency financing solution in the nation and accounts for 95% of the Residential PACE Financing market.

The Home Performance Coalition creates energy-efficient, healthy, sustainable homes through education, training, advocacy, and outreach. 
Forged by the merger of Affordable Comfort, Inc. (ACI) and the National Home Performance Council (NHPC), the Home Performance Coalition unites the many voices of the home performance and weatherization industry, analyzes industry trends and issues, performs policy analyses and research, provides education to advance the standards and practices of our industry, and supports collaboration and business development throughout all sectors. Sponsored by an array of industry leaders, HPC is committed to a robust industry that makes all of America's homes more resource efficient, healthy, durable, resilient, and affordable.
For more than 30 years, Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions (SGS) has provided utilities with industry-leading technologies and strategies from automated demand response and energy solutions to utility customer communications. Working with over 60 utility clients across North America, Asia, Europe and Australia, Honeywell SGS has delivered innovative programs and solutions to help utilities exceed their demand management goals.
Energy and sustainability solutions are just the beginning. Honeywell SGS also helps utilities engage customers for program participation, create and implement energy management systems, measure and verify energy and demand savings and serve their commercial and residential customers reliably and efficiently. Simply put, for utilities around the world, the partner of choice is Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions.

Hoosier Energy generates and transmits electricity to 18 Indiana rural electric distribution cooperatives and one southeastern Illinois cooperative. With headquarters in Bloomington, Indiana, Hoosier Energy serves the power supply needs of nearly 800,000 residents, businesses, industries and farms in a service area covering more than 15,000 square miles.


ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 1,800 employees serve these clients worldwide.


Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)'s Division of Energy promotes the efficient use of energy resources through a variety of technical and demonstration programs. The Division of Energy also teaches residents, students, teachers, and community and business leaders about important energy issues through educational outreach and energy conservation programs.

The Indiana Office of Energy Development (OED) was established to shepherd the state’s energy plan.  OED focuses on the development and implementation of comprehensive energy planning for the state that utilizes all of Indiana’s energy resources and supports a strong, dynamic, and growing economy.   As one of the most manufacturing-intense economies in the United States, Indiana needs affordable and reliable energy to remain economically competitive. Affordable energy is also vital to maintaining an environment in which Hoosier families can grow and thrive.    
OED coordinates state energy policy with executive branch agencies, houses energy-related programs, and works to support a strong, comprehensive, coordinated energy plan for Indiana. 
The office also administers grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. These grants promote the use of alternative power and fuels, energy efficiency and public education on energy issues in Indiana.

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) provides retail electric service to 470,000 residential and commercial customers in Indianapolis and other Central Indiana communities. IPL invests millions of dollars each year to ensure emissions meet environmental standards. To further its commitment to the environment, IPL is adding carbon-free electricity into its generation portfolio. The Hoosier Wind Park, located in Benton County Indiana, will begin operation in late 2009, producing enough power for 29,000 homes and reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 287,000 tons.


Inova Energy Group provides management consulting, strategic planning, and project delivery solutions in the areas of energy and sustainability. Based in Chicago, Illinois we specialize in helping clients identify opportunities and realize value through program and resource optimization, advanced analytics, and performance management. From the design and delivery of energy programs to policy support and sustainability services, Inova is a full-service consulting firm for private sector, utility, and government clients. Our service offerings include: 

Energy Program Solutions: Program design, administration, and implementation with a focus on enhanced program-performance, rapid-deployment models, and cost-effectiveness. 

Performance Management Solutions: Improve performance of new or existing operations, projects, and programs through an emphasis on data-analytics and continuous improvement.

Sustainability Solutions: Identify emerging opportunities and develop robust business cases to integrate sustainability and corporate social responsibility into strategies and operations. 

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) was created in 2011 to replace the Iowa Department of Economic Development as part of the complete overhaul of Iowa’s economic development delivery model.
Our mission is to strengthen economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business. Through our two main divisions – business development and community development – IEDA administers several state and federal programs to meet its goals of assisting individuals, communities and businesses.
We work tirelessly to achieve our mission and meet our goals to benefit Iowans. As a government agency, we maintain a high level of transparency and invite you to review our results, board actions, administrative rules, RFPs and more.

The Iowa Energy Center is a public non-profit organization created by the Iowa General Assembly and signed into law in 1990, and is administered through Iowa State University. The Energy Center’s goal is to serve Iowans through reliable, objective tools, and information. Whether a homeowner, student, architect, researcher, engineer, building operation and manufacturing professional or business owner, we provide resources to serve their needs as energy consumers and innovators.

The Iowa Energy Center’s main office is located in Ames, Iowa. The Energy Center includes two facilities showcasing ground-breaking collaborative research, education and demonstration activities. The Energy Resource Station (ERS) at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny, Iowa and the Biomass Energy Conversion (BECON) facility in Nevada, Iowa.


Itron Inc. is a leading technology provider to the global energy and water industries. Our company is the world’s leading provider of intelligent metering, data collection and utility software solutions, with nearly 8,000 utilities worldwide relying on our technology to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water. Our products include electricity, gas, water and heat meters, data collection and communication systems, including automated meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI); meter data management and related software applications; as well as project management, installation, and consulting services.


The mission of KCP&L, as a leading and trusted energy partner, is to provide safe, reliable power and customer-focused energy solutions that create stakeholder value through operational excellence, innovation and a diverse, engaged workforce. Our higher purpose is to improve the life in the communities we serve.


The Department for Energy Development and Independence's mission is to improve the quality and security of life for all Kentuckians by creating efficient, sustainable energy solutions and strategies; by protecting the environment; and by creating a base for strong economic growth. This mission will be achieved by following Gov. Steve Beshear's 7-point strategic energy action plan, Intelligent Energy Choices for Kentucky's Future. The plan provides an important framework around existing policies so that we can aggressively increase our use of renewable energy sources; improve energy efficiency, develop cleaner methods to utilize our fossil energy resources, diversify our electricity and transportation energy portfolios; and more fully integrate our agriculture and energy economies.


The Lansing Board of Water & Light is a municipally owned public utility. Our roots go back to 1885, when Lansing citizens approved a $100,000 bond issue to build a water system to provide for drinking water and fire protection. Electricity was added to our list of utility services in 1892, and steam heat in 1919. Unlike investor-owned utilities, our rates are not set or regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission. They are established by our governing body, our Board of Commissioners. The BWL Board of Commissioners is made up of eight Lansing residents, each appointed for a four-year term on the board by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. Owned and operated by hometown people, the BWL has grown to become the third largest electric utility in the state, the largest municipally owned utility in Michigan and a major employer in the Lansing area


Leidos Energy, Environment & Infrastructure Team address the full energy life-cycle, from exploration and production, to transmission and distribution, to end-user consumption.  We offer a full portfolio of energy efficiency services to help customers reduce costs, manage risks, minimize environmental impacts, and increase sustainability.

Leidos is widely recognized for evaluating efficient and advanced energy technologies used in residential, commercial, institutional, government, and industrial sectors. We provide analysis, energy simulation modeling, and verification of building projects using energy efficient technologies.  We also provide turnkey design, engineering, construction, and commissioning of both new and retrofit energy efficiency projects.  We are a leading contractor for designing and administering public benefits energy efficiency programs across the U.S. and internationally.


Lime Energy is a national leader in planning and delivering energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. Our services include integrated energy engineering, consulting and the implementation of solutions that enable customers to reduce their facility’s energy consumption, lower their operating and maintenance costs and reduce their carbon footprint. We provide these solutions to utilities, national organizations with multiple sites, the government sector and energy service companies (ESCOs) across a wide range of facilities including high-rise office buildings, manufacturing plants, retail sites, mixed-use complexes and large government sites.


LINCUS delivers energy engineering consulting services that maximize the value of your utility company assets while improving end-use clients mechanical building systems design, construction, and operation. Since 1984, Lincus professionals have been servicing utility giants, major corporations, city planners, and medical institutions with proven results.


Lockheed Martin is nationally recognized for innovative energy-efficiency and market transformation programs. We have been an industry leader in energy-efficiency program design, delivery, and evaluation. From load research and demand-side energy management to public benefit programs, consumer incentive programs, energy conservation, and response initiatives, we develop and implement a range of technology solutions. Our engineers, scientists, researchers, information specialists, and program managers work closely with clients—including energy utilities and their customers; corporations; and federal state, and local government agencies—to create state-of-the-art solutions that save time, money, and energy.


Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, part of the PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, are regulated utilities that serve a total of 1.2 million customers and have consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. LG&E serves 321,000 natural gas and 397,000 electric customers in Louisville and 16 surrounding counties. Kentucky Utilities serves 546,000 customers in 77 Kentucky counties and five counties in Virginia.

LG&E and KU offer a portfolio of residential and commercial Energy Efficiency programs to help customers use energy more wisely offset annual customer energy demand growth that can help delay the need for additional generation, and mitigate the potential customer rate impacts of pending federal environmental regulations.  With customers’ adoption, the portfolio of programs has the ability to offset 500 megawatts of generation by 2018.  


Michaels Energy is nationally recognized in energy efficiency consulting. They provide technical, program management, evaluation, and administrative support for utility demand-side management programs. Michaels also provides services to commercial, institutional, and industrial end-users including investment grade feasibility studies, retro-commissioning studies, and LEED® consulting.

Michaels Energy is a diversified group of engineers with offices in La Crosse, Cedar Rapids, Madison, St. Paul, and Green Bay. Michaels offers expertise in a wide range of building-related sciences to building owners/managers, utilities, government, architects, engineers and builders. Michaels Energy also provides a full range of engineering services including design and specification development, control sequence development, system diagnostics and design review, and solutions planning.


The Michigan Agency for Energy's purpose is to set Michigan on a path toward affordable, reliable energy. It serves as a single entity dedicated to provide all of state government the information and context they need to support Michigan's energy priorities.


MECA is a non-profit Association that provides professional services to 9 member cooperatives in Michigan. MECA has 10 employees. MECA provides publishing services via the Michigan Country Lines Magazine, safety training, Energy Efficiency Program Planning and Evaluation services, as well as legal assistance with the cooperative's regulatory affairs with the Michigan Public Service Commission.

The Mid-West Energy Research Consortium is focused on the growth and economic competitiveness of the Energy, Power & Control Industry cluster across the Midwest Region; consisting of the states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
M-WERC will help drive the Midwest Region and the United States to be energy independent based on usage of innovative solutions tied to energy related activities such as; generation, transmission, distribution, storage, automation, power conversion and energy efficiency / conservation.

MidAmerican Energy Company is a global leader in the production of energy from diversified fuel sources including geothermal, natural gas, hydroelectric, nuclear, coal and wind. MidAmerican also leads in the supply and distribution of energy in the U.S. and U.K. consumer markets, with approximately 6.7 million electricity and gas customers. MidAmerican and its subsidiaries, MidAmerican Energy Company, PacifiCorp, CE Electric UK, CalEnergy Generation, Kern River Gas Transmission Company and Northern Natural Gas are established leaders in the world energy marketplace. In production, distribution and delivery around the world - MidAmerican is obsessively, relentlessly at your service. Based in Des Moines, Iowa the company employs more than 11,000 people and provides service to more than 698,000 electric customers and more than 680,000 natural gas customers in a 10,600 square-mile radius.


Minnesota Department of Commerce (DOC) is the state's chief regulator for the banking, energy, insurance, real estate, residential construction, securities, and telecommunications industries. They are concerned with the health of the individual companies as well as making sure consumers' interests are protected. MN DOC operates Minnesota's Unclaimed Property program and administers the state Petrofund as well as Minnesota Relay, which provides deaf, hard-of-hearing and speech-impaired citizens access to telecommunications services. By providing a fair and consistent regulatory environment, and by encouraging the growth of competition, they are allowing the people of Minnesota to build a healthy economic base that will serve communities and citizens across the state for years to come.


Minnesota Energy Resources delivers natural gas to 219,000 customers in 184 communities across Minnesota. For more than 80 years, we've grown and changed with the communities we serve.

Our employees are dedicated to delivering natural gas safely and reliably. We look for ways to reduce costs for our customers. And we help our local communities grow even more.


Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE, Inc., is committed to the reliability and security of the regional power system that provides electricity in a 26,000-square-mile electric service area in northeastern Minnesota. Minnesota Power supplies retail electric service to 144,000 customers and wholesale electric service to 16 municipalities.


The purpose of Missouri Botanical Garden’s EarthWays Center is to promote sustainability through environmental education and improving the built environment. The EarthWays Home, a three-story Victorian residence built in 1885 was renovated in 1994 to showcase practical demonstrations of energy efficient systems, recycled products and waste reduction practices. Systems and products in the EarthWays Home offer visitors a springboard to rethink product design and building operations to achieve affordable resource efficiency. Most features of the EarthWays Home are readily available for use in general construction and renovation. EarthWays Center offers environmental education to adults, families, school children and businesses with both onsite and offsite programming, and serves as the headquarters of the U.S. Green Building Council – St. Louis Regional Chapter. The Missouri Botanical Garden's EarthWays Center also coordinates the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program for the St. Louis bi-state area for both homeowners and contractors.


The Energy Center of the Missouri Department of Economic Development is a non-regulatory state agency that works to protect the environment and stimulate the economy through energy efficiency and renewable energy resources and technologies. Energy Center staff collect and report Missouri energy data, and conduct energy policy research and analysis; maintain Missouri's plan for energy emergencies; give technical and financial assistance for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects to state and local governments, school districts, and other consumers; support market research and demonstration projects that advance the use of clean, domestic energy resources and technologies, such as solar, biomass, alternative fuels, and wind to power Missouri's buildings and vehicles; and provide information and research on energy issues to all Missourians, such as students and homeowners.


Missouri Energy Initiative is a nonprofit association of public and private-sector entities, united together with the sole purpose of enhancing and improving energy-related activities in Missouri. The Initiative is broadly focused on working with the general public, institutions of higher education, other nonprofit organizations, private sector entities, nongovernmental organizations and associations, and others interested in the stability and growth of the state's energy sector.


Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Solutions is the U.S. subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, a world leader in intelligent air-conditioning, heating and control technology and - according to Fortune Magazine - the 215th largest corporation in the world.

Mitsubishi Electric provides technical support and training to contractors, engineers, architects and distributors on its award-winning line of variable refrigerant flow (VRF) zoning and split-zoning cooling and heating systems for both commercial and residential installations. The latest innovations in comfort technology and energy efficient HVAC products are provided by Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Solutions.


Morgan Marketing Partners (MMP) was founded in 1995 and specializes in energy efficiency program planning and design. MMP has provided services to utilities, third party administrators, and Commissions throughout the country. The three principals of the firm; Rick Morgan, Janet Brandt and George Phillips, have collectively almost 100 years of utility and energy efficiency management, implementation and planning experience. Services provided include program design, cost effectiveness modeling (using DSMore), strategic marketing consulting, reengineering and redesign of existing programs, expert testimony, implementation/operations assistance, new product and service development, management assistance, evaluation/assessments of existing programs, and development of energy efficiency plans to increase and improve program results. Clients vary from some of the largest leading utilities and energy companies/organizations in the country to some small Municipal utilities including Duke Energy, California Public Utility Commission, Detroit Edison, Energy Trust of Oregon, PSE&G, Northeast Utilities, Kansas City Power & Light, Jackson EMC, Rochester Public Utilities, MidAmerican Energy, Hawaii Electric, Missouri River Energy Services, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the State of Indiana and Wisconsin Focus on Energy administered by Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation.  


MACED works so that Appalachian communities are better places to live. We partner with local people to build upon the strengths of the region and assist businesses that grow local economies and create opportunities for low-income people. MACED invests with capital and commitment. We understand that a vibrant economy is critical, but is only one measure of a communityÕs well being. Protected natural resources and engaged residents are also necessary to create a high quality of life. Local people and decision-makers must believe that a better future is possible and see concrete ways to get there.


National Energy Foundation (NEF) was founded in 1976, and has nearly 40 years of experience in service to education. NEF is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit educational organization dedicated to the development, dissemination, and implementation of supplementary educational materials, programs, products and services. NEF resources for education relate primarily to energy, water, natural resources, science and math, technology, conservation and the environment. All products and services enrich and enhance teaching and learning to recognize the importance and contribution of natural resources to our economy, to national security, the environment and our quality of life.


Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, international consulting firm combining deep industry expertise and integrated solutions to assist companies and their legal counsel in enhancing stakeholder value, improving operations, and addressing conflict, performance and risk related challenges. The Company focuses on industries undergoing substantial regulatory or structural change, including financial services, insurance, healthcare and energy. Navigant has offices in over 40 cities in North America, Europe and Asia.


The Nebraska Energy Office was created in 1977 to promote the efficient, economic and environmentally responsible use of energy. In that role the Energy Office makes considerable investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy programs to ensure affordable and reliable energy for Nebraskans. The U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program (SEP) is a vital part of the Energy Office's ability to achieve these objectives. With SEP funding, the Energy Office has developed and implemented a number of innovative energy programs that are playing an important role in Nebraska's responsible use of energy and helping to grow the state's clean energy economy.


NEEC provides a full range of professional services in education, event marketing, and executive management tailored to clients in the fields of energy and resource efficiency. We serve utilities, government, and non-profit organizations. Our web site is organized to help you learn more about the services we offer, our valued clients, and the experienced network of associates with whom we work.

Nest makes simple, beautiful, and thoughtful hardware and software for the connected home. Electric and gas utilities across North America and in Europe partner with us to deliver cost-effective energy efficiency, demand response, and customer engagement programs that delight customers and help to evolve the utility/customer relationship. Nest also works closely with energy providers to develop connected home strategies and programs that meet their unique needs.


Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions—pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and alternative energy technologies and services.

Our exclusive focus on energy, combined with our well-respected and experienced professionals, proven technology, and proprietary industry information, has earned us distinctive brand recognition and a reputation as a top energy solutions company.

Nexant is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has 24 corporate, representative, and project offices located throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Our shareholders include Energy Software and Consulting, The Beacon Group, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, Frog and Peach Investors, Nth Power, MC Capital, and IBM—as well as Nexant management and staff.


Northern Illinois Gas was formed in 1954 from several companies in and around Ottawa, Ill. In 1955, we bought Union Gas and Electric, and a few years later, we laid the groundwork for the world's largest underground gas storage system. In the 1960's, we expanded our service area and began drilling for natural gas. During this time, we also increased our natural gas storage capacity by developing underground storage.

In 1997, Northern Illinois Gas began operating its natural gas business as Nicor Gas. Today, Nicor Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in northern Illinois, serving more than 2.2 million customers.


North Shore Gas delivers natural gas to 158,000 residential and business customers in the city of Chicago.

To serve our gas distribution customers, we; purchase gas supplies for customers at the lowest cost possible, monitor and upgrade our distribution system to ensure its safety and reliability, install and read meters in your home or business, calculate bills and process customer payments, respond promptly to reports of gas leaks and other emergencies, provide valuable information through our website and customer newsletter.


NTC is a provider of educational content, delivered through unique and innovative methods that are tied to our client's unique brand promise. We help corporations, non-profits and governmental agencies impact their key stakeholders via a platform of proven, turn-key communications programs in the areas of energy efficiency, resource conservation, electrical and natural gas safety, renewable energy and environmental issues. These utility industry programs, along with our work in health & wellness, financial literacy, character development and peer-to-peer education, reaches millions of students, parents, educators and their communities each year.

An award- winning customer engagement specialist, NTC works with organizations that have a missio, goal or mandate to make a real diffference in the communities they serve. Founded in 1978, NTC is an international company with operations in Australia and New Zealand. 


The Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel is the state’s residential utility consumer advocate that represents the interests of Ohio consumers in proceedings before state and federal utility regulators and in the courts. The state agency also educates consumers about electric, natural gas, telephone and water issues. 


Working with our partners across business, state and local governments, academia, and the non-profit sector, the Ohio Department of Development works to attract, create, grow, and retain businesses through competitive incentives and targeted investments. Engaged every day in marketing, innovating, investing, and collaborating, the Ohio Department of Development works at the speed of business to accelerate and support the teamwork that is absolutely necessary for success by providing financial, informational, and technical assistance to those making an investment in Ohio's future. Within the Ohio Department of Development, the Energy Office works to grow the economy of the state by connecting companies and communities to financial and technical resources to deploy renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency.

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives is a generation and transmission cooperative that provides power to the 25 electric distribution cooperatives that serve approximately 385,000 homes and businesses in Ohio. Ohio's Electric Cooperatives is a non-profit entity that is jointly owned by the distribution cooperatives it serves. Ohio's Electric Cooperatives provides electric power that is generated by coal-based generation, natural gas-fired peaking plants, hydroelectric power, wind generation and bio-mass generation. 


Opinion Dynamics Corporation is a leading provider of Market Research and Energy Program Evaluations, including impact, process evaluations and market assessments, for utilities and energy industry clients throughout North America. Operating for over twenty years, Opinion Dynamics knowledge of evaluation and research techniques and applications and our familiarity with the industry allow us to provide the strategic information necessary to help our energy clients succeed. Our company prides itself on conducting state-of-the-art portfolio impact and process evaluations of energy efficiency programs that reliably document program effects and help improve program design and operations.


OPOWER is an energy efficiency and Smart Grid software company that helps utilities meet their efficiency goals through effective customer engagement.  Using cutting edge behavioral science and patent-pending data analytics, the OPOWER platform enables utilities to connect with their customers in a highly targeted fashion, motivating reductions in energy use, increased program participation and overall customer satisfaction.  Six of the ten largest utilities in the United States use OPOWER to significantly improve the effectiveness of their energy efficiency portfolios.  For utilities with Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), the OPOWER platform represents a cost-effective way to convert hourly data into measureable peak and overall savings, delivering the value of the Smart Grid directly to their customers. Founded in 2007 and privately held, OPOWER is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Peoples Gas delivers natural gas to 818,000 residential and business customers in the city of Chicago.

To serve our gas distribution customers, we; purchase gas supplies for customers at the lowest cost possible, monitor and upgrade our distribution system to ensure its safety and reliability, install and read meters in your home or business, calculate bills and process customer payments, respond promptly to reports of gas leaks and other emergencies, provide valuable information through our website and customer newsletter.


The world's largest lighting company, Philips, is dedicated to driving innovative, energy efficient solutions, based on a thorough understanding of customer needs. Philips Lighting Sources & Electronics demonstrates this global leadership in Lighting solutions. With the new lighting technologies, such as LED, Philips continues to show what light can do with groundbreaking innovations.


Residential Science Resources (RSR) specializes in the delivery of utility, municipal, and government residential energy saving programs by working with homebuilders, energy raters, and homeowners to create energy efficient and durable buildings. As a team of dedicated building science consultants, RSR has extensive energy rating, audit, and construction experience. To ensure the highest quality of service, RSR auditors and raters complete rigorous training for certification as Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analysts and RESNET professionals. Our customer service focused team is committed to offering cost-effective solutions to overcome the challenges of building, remodeling, maintaining, and marketing high performance homes. RSR has an ever-expanding team of certified auditors and raters, and currently partners with seven national utilities across four states, over 200 homebuilders and remodelers, and 10 Home Energy Rating System (HERS) companies.


Resource Action Programs® offers a family of hands-on education programs designed to increase residential resource efficiency and community awareness. The proven and effective design provides the tools to form energy literate households while generating immediate savings in home water and energy use. In 2013, Resource Action Programs was honored for its ability to help utilities achieve substantial/sustained energy and water savings by the ACEEE and AWE.


Resource Innovations led by Lauren Casentini, offers best-in-class program design and delivery of energy and water efficiency programs across all market sectors. The Resource Innovations executive team brings over 50 years of combined energy efficiency program experience, including innovations and enhancements to program delivery and customer service as well as strategic advisory services offered to senior leaders within IOUs and the broader distributed energy resources industry.  


Retroficiency enables utilities and large energy service providers to drive deeper building energy efficiency savings in less time and at lower a cost than traditional approaches. Our Building Efficiency Intelligence platform develops energy models that deliver insights and recommendations to help target buildings, engage customers, convert projects, and track opportunities more effectively and at scale. Retroficiency is trusted by leading organizations around the world. Our platform has been used to evaluate more than 400 million square feet of building space and identify more than 2 billion kWh of annual savings since March 2011.


Formed in 2009, SEEL (Solutions for Energy Efficient Logistics) designs and operates customer-centric energy efficiency and environmental management programs, encompassing all aspects of program design, implementation, management, marketing and outreach, customer service, call center, and trade ally management.  Within its first two years of operation, SEEL won the Andromeda Star of Energy Award from the Alliance to Save Energy, one of the highest national awards for outstanding work in the area of energy conservation. As a diverse company, a SEEL strength is its ability to reach out to multicultural communities to educate and consult with customers about energy efficient products and services.


SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company, headquartered in Port Huron, Michigan, is a regulated public utility that delivers natural gas to approximately 290,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in service territories in the southern half of the Michigan’s Lower Peninsula (including in and around the cities of Albion, Battle Creek, Holland, Niles, Port Huron, and Three Rivers) and in the central, eastern, and western parts of the state's Upper Peninsula. The Company's overall strategy is to provide excellent customer service and to grow our existing businesses. 


Seventhwave (formerly Energy Center of Wisconsin) is an independent nonprofit that conducts objective research and provides information and continuing education on energy issues to businesses, building professionals and policymakers nationwide. Headquartered in Madison with offices in Chicago and Minneapolis, Seventhwave is staffed with analysts, architects, economists, engineers and evaluators who apply their expertise to advance the efficient use of energy around the Midwest. Seventhwave’s research, policy analysis, program design and education initiatives are aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings, using renewable technology to generate electricity and preparing the market and the workforce to address the next generation of clean energy challenges. Its clients include state and federal agencies, utilities and private sector clients, nonprofit associations and foundations.


SmartWatt Energy is a unique energy-efficiency firm. It provides turnkey solutions for utilities, commercial, industrial and institutional clients and also develops proprietary software that streamlines internal workflow processes and provides comprehensive program reporting. SmartWatt’s three divisions use cutting-edge technologies, design and processes to take on and solve their client’s toughest sustainability challenges:

  • The Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Division works with end-use clients throughout the United States to design and install multi-measure energy-efficiency projects. Clients look to SmartWatt to provide large-scale savings through turnkey energy auditing, engineering, project management and installation services.
  • The Utility Division contracts directly with utilities to manage their commercial energy efficiency programs. SmartWatt’s vertically integrated program delivery platform ensures utility program success and client satisfaction, because all elements of the utility program are handled by a talented, integrated, cross-functional team.
  • The Software Development Division creates customized, proprietary software applications to increase efficiencies and provide added value to utilities and national accounts clients.

The South Dakota Bureau of Administration manages all state owned and leased properties, including South Dakota's magnificent State Capitol. The South Dakota Energy Management Office (EMO) advises the state's executive and elected leaders on energy policy. Located in the Office of the State Engineer, a division of the Bureau of Administration, the EMO is responsible for increasing energy efficiency to reduce energy costs for South Dakota consumers, businesses, and government. The U.S. State Energy Program (SEP), administered by the EMO, provides funding to achieve these objectives.


Created by its members as a joint-action agency in 1977, Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) generates and sells reliable wholesale electricity to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities, and develops innovative,  nationally recognized high-efficiency products and services to help them deliver value to their customers. Though SMMPA member utilities are located throughout the state, most are in southern Minnesota. SMMPA members serve over 93,000 residential customers and over 11,000 commercial and industrial customers. The Agency's main source of electricity is its 41% share of the 884 MW Sherco 3 coal-fired generator near Becker, MN owned in partnership with Xcel Energy. In addition SMMPA’s resource mix includes an array of intermediate and peaking units owned by its Member utilities. SMMPA has aggressively developed renewable resources such as wind, biodiesel, hydro and waste-to-energy. Renewable generation in 2009 is in excess of 13%.

Staples Energy Marketing & Services is a full-service public relations, advertising and marketing firm with headquarters near Milwaukee, Wisconsin and operations in Bakersfield, California. The firm possesses special expertise in the marketing of energy efficiency and energy awareness programs as well as the development and implementation of outreach programs in the public sector.


We are leaders in creating innovative community-based marketing initiatives that enhance customer experience and change behaviour. With our experienced program management and extensive subject matter knowledge, Summerhill meets or exceeds client targets through:

  • Market research
  • Design and implementation of energy efficiency programs for multi-family apartment buildings, condos, and affordable housing
  • Energy efficiency program design and implementation for remote communities
  • Energy efficiency and demand response program design for residential and small commercial customers

Sustainable Engineering Group (SEG) is an energy conservation consulting firm composed of professionals with substantial hands-on engineering experience as well as proven research expertise.  We are dedicated to providing our clients with innovative and cost-effective energy efficiency solutions.  SEG provides a range of services such as geothermal design, new and existing building commissioning, energy modeling, LEED consulting, measurement and verification, feasibility studies, and energy planning (including net-zero energy buildings).  Our clients include hospitals, school districts, airports, universities, data centers, municipalities, and federal and state agencies.  SEG’s research team has performed advanced technology evaluation, market assessment, energy simulation studies, and technical design guide development for clients such as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Wisconsin Focus on Energy, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and the Minnesota Department of Commerce. 


Sylvania is a worldwide leader in innovative lighting products as well as intelligent and connected lighting solutions (Smart Home). The company emerged from the classical lighting business of OSRAM and combines traditional general illumination with modern, forward-looking lighting technology.


Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP) was formally incorporated in February 1993 with major concentration in the compact fluorescent lighting marketplace (CFL). The CFL business continued to grow primarily as an OEM supplier to major U.S. companies such as General Electric, Osram Sylvania, Thomas and Betts, Lithonia, ProLight and others. This OEM business carried on until 1996, when two significant technologies were discovered, the SpringLamp design and the dimming ballast. TCP recognized that these new products offered huge application benefits to the industry, which resulted in a business decision to begin marketing direct to the industry under the trade name TCP". TCP is proud to be an ENERGY STAR partner offering ENERGY STAR approved CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps) and fixtures.

Tendril is defining data-driven Energy Services Management (ESM) for the evolving energy market. Our open, cloud-based software platform provides the infrastructure, analytics and understanding required to deliver personalized energy services. This targeted approach drives new business opportunities, delights consumers and has led to some of the industry’s highest engagement and satisfaction rates. 


Tetra Tech provides recognized leadership in energy efficiency and demand response program evaluation. Successful energy efficiency and demand response programs require strong links between program design, implementation activities, and evaluation methods. For more than 30 years, Tetra Tech has worked with utilities, research organizations, and governments to establish policies and plans, and evaluate energy efficiency programs with a shared goal of improving program performance. Tetra Tech experts address the needs of a wide range of clients who are embracing energy efficiency programs to help meet energy savings targets, reduce wasteful consumption, decrease costs, and limit the emissions of harmful greenhouse gases.

The Climate Registry (TCR) is a non-profit organization governed by U.S. states and Canadian provinces and territories.  TCR designs and operates voluntary and compliance GHG reporting programs globally, and assists organizations in measuring, verifying and reporting the carbon in their operations in order to manage and reduce it. TCR also consults with governments nationally and internationally on all aspects of GHG measurement, reporting, and verification.


The Weidt Group is an international energy and software consulting firm, working with state and local governments, architects, engineers, building owners, and utilities to achieve high-performance buildings. We provide Energy Design Assistance and Measurement & Verification services for commercial new construction, as well as engineering benchmarks for improving ongoing performance of existing buildings.

Founded in 1977 to account for the environmental impacts of buildings, we value knowledge of real-world outcomes. In the ‘70s and ‘80s, The Weidt Group conducted field research into the actual performance of existing buildings. Publication of these and subsequent studies resulted in better design standards and industry-wide refinements for testing practices.

Based on our knowledge of how buildings work, we began simulating future building performance in 1988. Today, Energy Design Assistance is a comparative analysis service we provide on over 200 projects each year, using industry standard and DOE-supported simulation tools. Our consistent Energy Design Assistance methodology supports equipment and system innovations on a project level through accurate contextual analysis to provide operational guidance to owners and information back to the design teams. Because of our founding interests and values, our staff field-verifies and measures the performance of roughly 150 buildings a year. Extending these methodologies, we enable building owners to tune-up their buildings as uses change over time.

Our staff consists of architects, mechanical engineers, software designers, and green building educators. These individuals include members of the Clinton Climate Initiative Technical Resources Group, the IESNA Daylighting Metrics Subcommittee, the LEED® IEQ Technical Advisory Group, as well as LEED and ASHRAE Faculty. The firm’s staff certifications include ASHRAE certified Building Energy Modeling Professionals (BEMP) and 29 LEED Professionals.





TSI provides a wide array of inspection services for commercial and industrial businesses, municipalities, contractors and homeowners to identify, repair and protect homes, buildings, equipment and structures from moisture, leaks, corrosion and inefficient energy usage.

Our commercial team provides infrared electrical scans, infrared roof moisture surveys, comfort diagnostics, moisture investigations, due diligence inspection assistance, and air barrier testing (following ASTM E1827 and E779).

Our residential team provides builder energy efficiency programs, Energy Star and Green Building certification, comfort diagnostics and high utility bill investigation.

Our utility team provides demand side management services, utility bill analysis, comfort diagnostics and utility cost projection analysis.

Our knowledgeable inspection team also provides underground water leak detection and swimming pool leak detection.

TSI inspectors are highly-trained professionals and our company is fully insured, carrying the Professional Liability Insurance that many smaller companies do not carry.


Vectren South provides energy delivery services to 142,000 electric customers and 111,000 gas customers located in southwestern Indiana. Vectren South also owns and operates electric generation to serve its electric customers and optimizes those assets in the wholesale power market.


For nearly three decades, the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) has provided energy efficiency services for residents and businesses guided by our commitment as a non-profit to environmental and social justice, innovation, and delivering results. We serve utilities, government agencies, and foundations in three key areas: comprehensive design and implementation of energy efficiency programs; targeted implementation of efficiency services; and consultative services in transportation, financing, renewable energy, low-income energy efficiency, energy planning, and more.

Contact Joananne Bachmann, BD and Sales Manager at jbachmann@veic.org or 802-540-7838 or visit www.veic.org.


A leader in building innovation, View, Inc. is the first company to successfully advance the large-scale commercialization of dynamic glass. View’s intelligent windows tint in response to external conditions and user preferences, providing enhanced occupant experience, intelligent control and improved energy efficiency.


Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA) is a generation and trasnmission (G&T) cooperative based in Indianapolis. The G&T provides whoesale electricity to 28 distribution sytstems in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri. Collectively,  these distribution cooperatives supply electricity to more than 350,000 homes, farms, businesses and industries.  Over the years, WVPA has evolved into a fully integrated provider of wholesale electricity, building a diversified power supply portfolio that compines a variety of wholesale market pricing products, effective energy management programs and owned generation.  Wabash Valley Power is currently invoved in the development and practical operation of innovative generation methods such as landfill gas generation, coal gasification and wind power.  Through EnviroWatts, its earth-friendly generation alternatives program, WVPA makes it possible for cooperative members to purchase electricity generated through renewable energy sources.  Wabash Valley Power is a tax-exempt 501(c)(12) not-for-profit corporation, privately held by its member distribution cooperatives, and operating under the National Rural Electirc Cooperative Association (NRECA) business model.  It operates within both the Midwest Independent System Operator and PJM Interconnection, and is a founding member of both ACES Power Marketing and Touchstone Energy.


West Monroe Partners is a North American, business and technology consulting firm focused on guiding organizations through projects that fundamentally transform their business. With the experience to create the most ambitious visions as well as the skills to implement the smallest details of our client’s most critical projects, West Monroe Partners is a proven provider of growth and efficiency to large enterprises, as well as more nimble middle-market organizations. Our more than 500 consulting professionals drive better business results by harnessing our collective experience across a range of industries, serving clients out of offices across the US and Canada.


Willdan Energy Solutions (WES) provides a broad range of services that extend from marketing and engineering to program management and implementation of energy efficiency and water conservation programs. We are adept at developing and implementing information systems for the energy industry, and experienced in optimizing data center energy efficiency. Our expertise covers energy and water efficiency hardware retrofits, commissioning and retro-commissioning, data centers, solar and renewable generation, demonstrations of new technologies, energy efficiency education and outreach, sustainability strategy, and local government partnerships.

As part of Willdan Group, Inc. (Willdan), WES is positioned to leverage a diversified range of complementary services that span engineering and planning, energy efficiency and sustainability, economic and financial consulting, and national preparedness and interoperability. Through this unique set of integrated services we can offer our clients a holistic approach that delivers tailored solutions while optimizing opportunities for growth and savings.

Founded in 1964, Willdan provides professional technical and consulting services to public agencies at all levels of government; to public and private utilities; and to commercial and industrial firms. Willdan offices are located throughout California, as well as in New York, Washington, D.C., Florida, Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, Texas, and Washington. For additional information, please visit Willdan's Web site at www.willdan.com.

Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC) is dedicated to promoting sound energy policy, and designing and delivering innovative energy efficiency services that provide affordable solutions to consumers' energy needs, especially those with limited income; maximize the safety, comfort, durability & energy efficiency of buildings; educate consumers on options for making energy efficient choices; reduce the environmental impact of energy use; and promote economic development by increasing profitable opportunities for energy efficiency and renewable energy.

The Wisconsin State Energy Office assists businesses, local governments and citizens by promoting and investing in clean energy projects that are cost-effective, balanced, reliable and environmentally responsible. We also provide the following resources:
An annual, comprehensive state energy statistics report;
Assistance with coordinated responses to energy emergencies;
Assistance to the transportation industry to reduce fuel expenses;
Assistance with energy related issues and inquiries for Wisconsin citizens, businesses and elected officials; and
Operation of the state's relocation assistance program for citizens and businesses displaced by certain projects involving eminent domain law.

Xcel Energy is a major U.S. electricity and natural gas company, with operations in 8 Western and Midwestern states. Xcel Energy provides a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.3 million electricity customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers through its regulated operating companies. Company headquarters are located in Minneapolis.