Energy efficiency company EnerNoc said today it has acquired privately held Global Energy Partners, a move that gives EnerNoc a bigger national presence.
Boston-based EnerNoc provides demand-response and energy management services to commercial and industrial businesses.
Companies get paid a monthly fee for being ready to turn down energy consumption during peak times. Utilities contract with EnerNoc when they need to lower demand, an approach that is typically more cost effective than turning on more power generators.
Global Energy Partners is in the same businesses as EnerNoc but it has or continues to work with utilities in the western U.… Read more