Chicago, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Navigant Consulting Inc. has acquired Summit Blue Consulting, an energy industry consulting firm specializing in energy efficiency, demand-side management, Smart Grid, and renewable energy. Additional transaction details were not disclosed.
“Summit Blue’s dedication to excellence has established them as a highly respected service provider within the energy industry, and we are excited to have them join the Navigant Consulting team,” said William Dickenson, executive managing director and head of Navigant Consulting’s Energy practice. “The technological and regulatory changes impacting the energy industry require companies to rely increasingly on clean energy options. Summit Blue’s expertise in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainability, Smart Grid and sustainable resource planning complements our current strategy in this space and adds further breadth and depth to our service offerings.”
Founded in 2000, Summit Blue is an energy consulting firm headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. The firm supports the energy industry by working with clients to understand the technology, market, and regulatory risks associated with resource investment decisions, and developing strategies to quantify and mitigate those risks.
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