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October 08, 2012

Maximize Energy and Operational Savings with Enhanced Energy Manager

By Mini Swamy
TMCnet Contributor

Different market segments have different energy challenges and customers are looking for solutions that help them make smart energy decisions, boost savings and increase operational insight. Understanding this need, GridPoint Inc., has upgraded its GridPoint Energy Manager, to cater to the needs of a wide spectrum of industrial sectors.

Well reputed for its smart energy solutions, GridPoint is now positioned to provide a combination of data-driven alarms, reports, and control capabilities, as well as advanced control algorithms for unprecedented energy management capabilities and ease of use, through this SaaS (News - Alert)- based network management platform, said officials.

The GridPoint energy management systems provide detailed visibility into site operations and energy usage, centralized management of facility energy operations and provides reports, alarms through a Web based user interface.

Further, the solutions easily integrate with existing energy and building management platforms to best leverage existing investments.

They have been deployed at more than 9,500 sites to date, claim to average 10-20 percent energy savings per site per month with a corresponding 18-24 month return on investment per site.

A judicious mix of hardware, software, and services, designed to maximize energy and operational savings for a particular industry's specific needs is expected to help customers address specialized industry challenges that are critical to addressing power quality problems.

"There is no 'one size fits all' solution. We have worked hand-in-hand with customers in a variety of market segments to understand their energy challenges and have shaped our current solution offerings to deliver the most effective energy management tools on the market today," said John Spirtos, CEO at GridPoint.

HCL Technologies (News - Alert), a global IT services provider, announced it has been selected as a key software development partner by GridPoint, an established leader in smart energy solutions.

As part of this multiyear deal, HCL will extend existing development efforts of GridPoint’s software solutions to help accelerate the pace of delivering new capabilities to the market. The acceleration will help GridPoint meet the increased demand for smart energy solutions across the entire GridPoint product portfolio, including both utility and enterprise solutions.

Edited by Brooke Neuman

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