Comverge Japan to Implement Demand Response Program With Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions

TOKYO and NORCROSS, Ga., Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverge Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based demand response and energy efficiency solutions for electric utilities, announced it has been selected by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to implement a demand response program for Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions (TGES). TGES, a subsidiary of Tokyo Gas, the largest gas company in Japan with more than 10 million customers, provides energy services such as cogeneration and other gas related equipment to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. TGES will utilize Comverge IntelliSOURCE software to communicate curtailment signals using OpenADR2.0b to combined heat and power (CHP) and energy management systems in commercial and industrial buildings.

“We are thrilled to work with TGES in Japan as it demonstrates confidence in our ability to apply demand response best practices as a way to help resolve Japan’s energy management challenges,” commented David Ellis, Representative Director, Comverge Japan. “Given the pressing energy challenges in Japan and the impending switch to a liberalized market structure, we look forward to playing a key role in advancing the country’s energy future through demand response.”

About Comverge
Comverge is the industry’s leading provider of integrated cloud-based 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 1.8 million residential customers into mass-market demand management programs. In July 2015, Navigant Research ranked Comverge the industry’s number one demand response provider. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @Comverge.

Comverge Japan K.K. is a 100% subsidiary of Comverge Inc., established in 2013.

For Additional Information Hideki Furukawa Director, Business Development Comverge Japan K.K. 03-6721-7420 Jason Cigarran Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications Comverge, Inc. 678-823-6784

Source:Comverge, Inc.