Keeping digitization at its core, CPower offers 60 demand-side management (DSM) programs (wholesale market programs and utility market programs, among others) through which clients earn revenue, help green the energy landscape and support their communities by helping balance the grid. Team CPower also helps clients optimize their participation through customized programs based on their needs, energy assets, and existing technology. Through the unique DSM programs, the company not only supports the client’s bottom line, resiliency, and sustainability potential but also delivers a reliable resource to the grid.
In addition to the DSM programs, CPower also provides a set of customer-facing web services that allow demand management program participation, real-time energy visualization, and market data to pass back and forth between CPower and its clients. “If the grid requires energy reduction, we can isolate which client needs to participate through these customer-facing secure web services.
From a security perspective, we distribute the information directly to clients to respond to the grid need,” explains Kyle Harbaugh, Senior VP- IT & Product Management of CPower.
The uniqueness of CPower’s solutions has earned the company a rich client base. “As we try to keep pace with what is happening in the US markets, our clients are in lockstep with us to not only understand how they can leverage different energy reduction strategies but also storage and other distributed generation (DG) asset opportunities,” highlights Glenn Bogarde, SVP of CPower. A case in point, Scale Microgrid, a New Jersey-based company which implemented a series of behind-the-meter distributed generation assets into a microgrid with a vertical farming customer, partnered with CPower owing to its in-depth understanding of how each one of these assets in the microgrid, as a whole, interact with the energy market and the strategies by which it can be monetized. With the insights provided by CPower, the client company will earn revenue and save on energy costs while maintaining a high level of resilience.
Backed by its unique energy solutions, CPower today has emerged as the only energy management company that deals with enabling complex distributed energy resources and microgrid projects in the market. As for the future, the leadership team of CPower eyes growth opportunities for distributed generation at clients’ sites concerning batteries, solar power, or even gensets, particularly in locations like New York, California, New England and PJM (Pennsylvania-New Jersey- Maryland). Secondly, the company also plans to focus on carrying out grid balancing at more granular levels. In addition, CPower intends to grow the number of programs and thereby expand the participation of existing customers through a set of machine learning algorithms by next year.