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Partnership assists utilities moving to smart grids

Steve Rogerson
November 21, 2017
Concentric Energy Advisors is partnering Modern Grid Partners (MGP) to provide regulatory guidance and tactical implementation services to help utilities across North America move to smart grid technology.
This partnership forms a team able to advise utilities dealing with grid modernisation and utility business model reforms. MGP provides technology related services including business case analyses and implementations of smart grid and smart metering technologies, and Concentric provides a regulatory team skilled in navigating changes in the energy industry.
"Bringing together Modern Grid Partner's technical knowledge and Concentric's regulatory capabilities enables us to provide comprehensive and valuable solutions for our clients," said Chuck Gerry, founder and president of MGP.
MGP is a consulting firm that creates and deploys business and technology services for the utility, government, healthcare and telecoms industries. It is headquartered in Portland, Maine.
"We are pleased to be partnering with Modern Grid Partners to offer a turn-key solution to smart grid modernisation," said John Reed, chief executive officer of Concentric Energy Advisors. "Between MGP's passion for helping the industry embrace emerging technologies and Concentric's regulatory expertise and extensive industry experience, we have a robust partnership that will assist clients in a meaningful way as they navigate the changing utility landscape."
Concentric Energy Advisors specialises in management consulting and financial advisory services with a focus on the North American energy industry. Through its subsidiaries CE Capital, Concentric Advisors ULC and Concentric Energy Publications, it provides capital market advisory support and consulting services in Canada, and publishes The Foster Report.