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NRG Energy Inc. has acquired Energy Curtailment Specialists (ECS), a private demand response provider. ECS currently manages more than 2 GW of demand response across the country for over 5,000 customers.

"Combining the demand response services that Energy Curtailment Specialists delivers with the strength of NRG Energy and their ongoing efforts to give electricity customers more and smarter energy choices is a natural fit,” says Jim Korczykowski, who will continue to serve as president of ECS within the NRG Energy organization. “Together, we are in a tremendous position to better meet our customers’ ever-evolving energy needs.”

Energy Curtailment Specialists’ headquarters will remain in the Buffalo, N.Y., area. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.




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