Comverge Saves Customers Big Bucks During Record Heat Wave

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NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heat waves across various regions of the United States this summer resulted in record temperatures and soaring demand, especially in New York State where the power grid experienced record levels.

As the only demand response provider to deliver programs that support residential, commercial and industrial customers, Comverge was able to help utilities across the country cost-effectively manage the peaks in demand using BMC Remedyforce.

This combined technology gave homeowners the power to control usage, save energy, and decrease their energy costs. Comverge -- armed with the power of BMC Remedyforce -- was able to provide their customers with real-time and historic insights into their consumption patterns, enabling homeowners to take advantage of lower-cost, off-peak billing and actively curb energy usage.

Key Facts To Know

  • According to Danielle Bailey, Comverge IT manager, "We have been able to show where IT is actually starting to save money by increasing efficiency and productivity. Through BMC Remedyforce, we experienced a decline in software costs, which enabled us to hire another employee." Watch the video
  • Because Remedyforce runs in the cloud, there's no need to buy servers or manage complicated software. Instead, IT organizations are able to concentrate on bettering their processes and bringing value to the business.
  • Comverge supports more than 1.2 million residential consumers, as well as 2,100 commercial and industrial customers. They now have a product called SmartConsumer that allows customers to monitor and manage their energy usage.

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