“This is a great product for managing energy demand and cost. There is a lot of need to reduce peak load and with its software platform it will drive down the need for generation and cost for customers.”
–Energy Manager Today Awards judge
Green Charge provides customers an energy storage platform that combines scalable, cloud-based big data analytics software with battery storage systems, all with no capital outlay, helping businesses, municipalities, and schools of all sizes use power more efficiently to cut carbon emissions and reduce costs. The five components of the solution are: 1. GridSynergy Platform: Intelligent, intuitive software that automatically responds to manage peaks in demand by learning a facility’s energy use patterns. 2. GridSynergy Storage: Lithium-ion energy storage designed to perform in extreme climates. 3. Power Efficiency Agreement: A no-cost shared savings model with equipment, installation, warranty, ongoing operations and maintenance all included. 4. Green Charge Network Operations Center: Systems operations providing live performance monitoring to ensure system safety and optimal savings. 5. Green Charge Professional Services: The company’s team provides technical site and circuit analyses, system optimization and sizing analytics, turnkey system installation, and annual system maintenance.
Green Charge’s cloud-based software balances historical data with present circumstances, adjusting operations in real time to maintain savings. When storage systems are eligible for enrollment in local energy markets, the software participates and generates revenues on behalf of the customer. Performance can be viewed in aggregate or site-by-site with proof of savings clearly outlined in the customer portal.
Green Charge collaborates with leading providers of EV charging, solar PV, and energy services to serve both commercial users and energy distribution companies. Services executed by the software platform are organized by service modules, including: peak shaving, demand response, tariff optimization, energy arbitrage and solar firming. The company is owned by the largest independent power producer in the world, ENGIE.
“This is a good application of software tools and energy storage,” said one judge. “This solution provides energy managers with another tool to control demand and time-of-use costs while providing cutting edge software to manage the clients’ needs.”