Ameresco Partners with Flexitricity to Offer European Demand Side Response Solutions
- Ameresco’s customers will benefit from enhanced Demand Side Response solutions in the UK and across Europe -
Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, and provider of energy supply management solutions, today announced that its UK operation has entered into a partnership with Flexitricity to provide enhanced Demand Side Response (DSR) services to Ameresco’s industrial and commercial customers in the UK and across Europe. These will include Short Term Operating Reserve (STOR), Capacity Market, Triad avoidance, Frequency Response, Demand Turn-Up and Enhanced Frequency Control services.
“Flexitricity is delighted to have this opportunity to work with Ameresco and their UK and EU customers,” said Ron Ramage, CEO Flexitricity. “Their enviable reputation, commercial approach and cultural fit aligns well with Flexitricity’s and our blend of capabilities will deliver real customer benefit.”
“This is a significant and exciting addition to provide enhanced capabilities to our customers,” stated Derek Dixon, Vice President, Ameresco. “We expect that by our partnering with Flexitricity, we will be able to deploy the UK’s widest and most sophisticated DSR solutions available.”
In the UK, issued by Weber Shandwick on behalf of Flexitricity.
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About Ameresco, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading independent provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for businesses and organizations throughout North America and Europe. Ameresco’s sustainability services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants. Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with Federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers. With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has more than 1,000 employees providing local expertise in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.
Flexitricity created and now operates the first, largest and most advanced demand-response portfolio in GB and has unsurpassed knowledge of the market and its requirements.
Headquartered in Edinburgh, Flexitricity partners with businesses throughout Great Britain to provide reserve electricity to National Grid. The word “Flexitricity” means “Flexible Electricity”. The company looks for flexibility in electricity consumption and generation, creating revenue for energy users and generators as well as reducing national CO2emissions and helping to secure energy supplies.
Their team is fully engaged at industry and regulatory level and has a track record that demonstrates innovation and delivery success.
Flexitricity is part of the Alpiq Group, a leading Swiss electricity and energy service provider with a strong presence across Europe.