Houston-based Champion Energy Services, one of the fastest-growing and largest retail electric providers (REPs) in the nation and one of the top REPs nver to have been affiliated with a utility, has entered into an agreement with Lowfoot, Inc., a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS (News - Alert)) offerings for smart meter data and demand response, in order to bring the benefits of smart energy to residential customers.
Thanks to the pact, Champion Energy will now use Smart Meter Texas data and Lowfoot's SaaS system to show customers their energy usage patterns and a projection of their monthly electricity bill. This information will help customers to better understand and manage their consumption.
Moreover, it provides a facility to customers to choose to post energy updates to their own social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter (News - Alert), receive text or e-mail alerts and explore their historical usage online.
"Making smart meter data available more timely reflects Champion Energy's unwavering commitment to helping customers manage their electricity consumption and energy costs," said David J. Tudor, president and CEO of Champion Energy, in a statement.
Tudor added that the company’s new program, named PowerTrack, will provide valued customers with home energy consumption insights and enhance their customer experience.
Champion Energy chose Lowfoot's SaaS platform as it allowed the company to quickly implement this highly competitive offering.
"The Champion Energy team, with its award-winning approach to customer satisfaction and service, has an intense focus on delivering quality insights to consumers" said Philip Playfair, CEO and co-founder of Lowfoot, Inc.