Comverge Ranked Number One Demand Response Vendor by Navigant Research

NORCROSS, Ga., July 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverge Inc., the leading provider of demand management solutions for electric utilities, is pleased to announce that Navigant Research has ranked Comverge the industry's number one demand response vendor. This ranking appeared in a new report entitled "Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Demand Response," in which Comverge is also one of only two companies recognized in the "Leaders" category of demand response providers. As noted in the report, "To qualify for the Leaders category, a company must perform exceedingly well in both Strategy and Execution—there are not many companies that currently meet these requirements."

"Comverge is committed to providing electric utilities with the solutions they need to implement world-class demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement programs. It is very rewarding to be recognized as the market leader by one of the most respected research firms in our industry," said Gregory J. Dukat, Comverge chairman, president and CEO. "By highlighting our strong capabilities for strategy and execution, this report affirms Comverge has a superior vision and ability to deliver for our clients. This leadership position also provides a great foundation to build from as we continue to execute on our next-generation strategy ensuring we maintain our market leading position in energy efficiency and demand response."

This Navigant Research Leaderboard Report examines the strategy and execution of 13 leading DR providers. These DR players are rated on 10 criteria: vision; go-to-market strategy; partners; technology; geographic reach; sales, marketing, and distribution; product performance; product portfolio; pricing; and staying power. Using Navigant Research's proprietary Leaderboard methodology, vendors are profiled, rated, and ranked with the goal of providing industry participants with an objective assessment of these companies' relative strengths and weaknesses in the global C&I and residential DR markets.

To learn more and download the full report, visit Navigant's website at

About Comverge

Comverge is the industry's leading provider of integrated demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement solutions that enable electric utilities to ensure grid reliability, lower energy costs, meet regulatory demands and enhance the customer experience. Through its combination of software, hardware and services, Comverge helps utilities optimize every aspect of a demand management program, from participant recruitment and device installation to call center support, control events and measurement and verification. Comverge has worked with hundreds of electric utilities to deploy nearly six million energy management devices and enroll more than 1.6 million residential customers into mass-market demand management programs. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @Comverge.

CONTACT: For Additional Information Jason Cigarran Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications Comverge, Inc. 678-823-6784

Source:Comverge, Inc.