Comverge, Inc. , a leading clean capacity provider through demand response and energy efficiency, announced today that through their Enerwise subsidiary, they have entered into a strategic alliance with Eaton Corporation to bring demand response and managed energy service offerings to Eaton and its customers. The offerings include a combination of strategic consulting and energy efficiency solutions. The relationship establishes Eaton's Electrical Group as a recognized channel which will offer Comverge solutions to their customers. Eaton's Electrical Group had sales of $4.2 billion in 2006 and is a recognized leader in electrical control, power distribution, uninterruptible power systems and industrial automation products and services.
"Eaton is committed to offering customers sustainable and renewable energy products and services through our PowerChain(TM) Management solutions. Demand response related service is at the forefront of sustainable solutions through conservation, energy reduction and energy efficiency. By combining Eaton's engineering services and energy management products such as Pow-R-Command(TM) lighting controls and Power Xpert(R) metering with Comverge demand response and energy efficiency programs, we are helping our customers 'go green'," said Frank Campbell, vice president of Global Sales for Eaton's Electrical Group.
Comverge's solutions enable commercial and industrial customers to reduce energy costs, capture increased value from demand response and energy efficiency markets and take advantage of alternative power initiatives. Eaton will market these commercial and industrial solutions to their customer base as part of their overall energy management and environmental solution offering, thereby providing a strategic distribution relationship for Comverge. Additionally, Eaton will offer Comverge's residential solutions to its residential construction customers.