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GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, a retail electricity provider, is partnering with Viridity Energy to provide customized demand response solutions to large energy users.

Through the agreement, these electricity consumers will have access to customized decision-making tools that align operations with load-management strategies and provide opportunities to reduce energy-related costs, the companies say.

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources will be a key strategic advisor to Viridity Energy in evaluating and analyzing customer load and behavior for year-round demand response events. Viridity Energy will use the retail electricity supplier's supply and trading capabilities to monetize actionable load opportunities for customers. Both companies will take part in a pilot project targeting several large commercial and industrial power users utilizing standby generation, battery storage, and automated control and measurement technology.

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