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U.S. Department of Energy names Direct Energy Business as a Financial Ally in the Better Buildings® Initiative

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ENER-G Rudox is pleased to announce the appointment of Direct Energy Business as a Financial Ally with the Department of Energy’s (DoE) Better Business Initiative, established to help public and private organisations find financing for energy efficiency and renewable projects.

ENER-G Rudox will be working in partnership with Direct Energy Business who offer businesses and other large energy users the latest distributed energy solutions, designed to help customers manage energy costs, boost site resilience and bring down carbon emissions.

Todd Sandford, Senior Vice President of Centrica’s North America Distributed Energy team, incorporating ENER-G Rudox said: “Our vision is to deliver comprehensive energy solutions that will help customers turn energy from a cost into a source of sustainable competitive advantage."

“We’re proud to provide customers with end-to-end services – from insight to optimisation and solutions – delivering the right energy solution, to the right place, in the right way, to power business advantage.  These solutions can be delivered as part of a tailored finance package through the Better Buildings Initiative.”

Direct Energy Business and ENER-G Rudox, a leading supplier of onsite power and energy solutions acquired by Centrica’s Distributed Energy & Power business in 2016, will now be featured on the DoE Financial Navigator online search tool. The site launched in January this year to help businesses explore a wide array of financing choices and identify relevant financing options for their energy efficiency projects. Other notable Financial Allies include Bank of America, Citi, PACE financiers, Green Banks, innovative finance start-ups and think-tank coalitions.

To find out more, please visit:  https://betterbuildingssolutioncenter.energy.gov/partners/direct-energy-business

 

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About Direct Energy

Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services with over four million customers. Direct Energy gives customers choice, simplicity, and innovation where energy, data, and technology meet. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), an international energy and services company, Direct Energy, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, operate in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 4 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit www.directenergy.com.

 

About Centrica plc

Centrica plc is an international energy and services company. Everything we do is focused on satisfying the changing needs of our customers. We supply energy and energy-related services to around 28 million customer accounts in the UK, Ireland and North America, through strong brands such as British Gas, Direct Energy and Bord Gáis Energy, supported by around 12,000 engineers and technicians.

We are also developing new and innovative products and services for customers globally. Our Connected Home business has developed products such as the Hive smart thermostat and through our Distributed Energy & Power business we offer integrated energy solutions for commercial and industrial customers, including flexible generation, energy management systems, and battery storage.

We also have an Energy Marketing & Trading business which manages commodity risk and provides wholesale market access for the Group, as well as offering route to market services for third parties and undertaking optimisation and trading activity.

Centrica continues to be active in gas and oil Exploration & Production, focusing on the UK, Netherlands and Norway and targeting production of between 40-50mmboe per annum. In Central Power Generation, we own five gas-fired power stations in the UK and a 20% interest in EDF Energy’s UK nuclear fleet. We also own the UK’s largest gas storage facility, Rough. For more information visit: www.centrica.com