What Ecova’s Acquisition of Retroficiency Says about Disruptive Energy

Energy Efficiency Markets

If you’re wondering if there really is a business case for disruptive energy, look no further than Retroficiency’s story.

The small Boston-based energy analytics company announced last week that it has been acquired by Ecova, a major U.S. energy efficiency player that serves 50 utilities and has delivered 108 terawatt hours of energy savings over the past 11 years. Ecova is owned by global energy giant Engie (previously GDF Suez).

What’s interesting isn’t that a big company bought a little company, but that a conventional energy efficiency firm decided it’s time to incorporate the not-so-conventional approach of Retroficiency…

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