Merck Executive Wins EnergySMART Energy Innovator Award
PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON, March 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EnerNOC, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENOC), a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), today announced that Tom Pagliuco, Director of Global Energy and Sustainability at Merck, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, was honored with the 2014 EnergySMART Energy Innovator Award. The award is given annually at EnerNOC's EnergySMART Conference, an event that brings together energy management innovators and practitioners across technology, engineering, finance, corporate sustainability, and policy.
Mr. Pagliuco was selected as this year's award recipient by the EnergySMART Conference Advisory Board, which comprises representatives from The Brattle Group, Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA), Opower, Lockheed Martin, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO). Finalists for this award include Robert Jewell of Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company, Richard Crowther of Coca-Cola, Josh Keene of Washington Real Estate Holdings and Transwestern, Dustin Herner of Weis Markets, and James Urbanski of the Wicomico County Board of Education.
"At Merck, energy intelligence software has changed the way we think about energy management. From measurement and verification of energy efficiency initiatives, to monitoring of connectivity at facilities, data-driven energy management has created a meaningful differentiator for us in the market," said Mr. Pagliuco. "We are honored to receive this award, particularly among such a distinguished group of finalists."
The Energy Innovator Award recognizes individuals who have leveraged energy intelligence software and data to inform a successful energy management program. Merck's data-driven approach to its energy management strategy leverages technology including EnerNOC's suite of EIS applications, and has resulted in significant success and numerous accolades, including an ENERGY STAR 2013 Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued improvement in energy performance and leadership in energy management in both the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. From 2009 to 2012, Merck reduced its overall energy use by 1.6 trillion BTU.
"There were dozens of strong nominations for this year's award, all of which illustrated that successful energy management starts with having visibility into how your organization uses energy," said Chris Wagner, Program Manager, National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and EnergySMART Advisory Board Member. "Tom's nomination stood out as truly embodying the spirit of the EnergySMART Conference: that software can be a game changer in terms of scaling energy management efforts. The Advisory Board was impressed that such high levels of energy savings were achieved by a three- person team across over 50 million square feet and 150 sites."
EnerNOC (Nasdaq:ENOC) is a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS). Thousands of enterprises worldwide use EnerNOC applications and professional services to bring new clarity to how they buy energy, how much they consume, and when they use it to drive operational efficiency, improve productivity, and manage energy expenses. EnerNOC's suite of EIS applications for the enterprise include: SupplySMART™, energy supply and utility bill management applications; EfficiencySMART™, energy consumption and energy project management applications; and DemandSMART™, demand response and demand management applications. Hundreds of utilities and grid operators worldwide rely on EnerNOC applications to meet demand-side management objectives, enhance grid reliability, and provide cost-effective alternatives to traditional power supply resources. EnerNOC's applications for utilities include EnerNOC Demand Resource™, a capacity-based agreement that provides utilities an assured level of load reduction delivered by EnerNOC on a turnkey, fully outsourced basis, and EnerNOC Demand Manager™, software-as-a-service (SaaS) that provides utilities and retailers with the tools to manage their demand response programs. EnerNOC'sNetwork Operations Center (NOC) offers 24x7x365 customer support. For more information, visit www.enernoc.com.