Franklin Energy, GoodCents® and Resource Action Programs Form Franklin Energy Group

Franklin Energy, GoodCents® and Resource Action Programs Form Franklin Energy Group

Franklin Energy, GoodCents® and Resource Action Programs Form Franklin Energy Group

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis.– Franklin Energy Services, LLC, a leading national energy efficiency program implementation firm, announced its merger with GoodCents® and Resource Action Programs to form the combined company, Franklin Energy Group.

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Prior to the alliance, the three firms provided energy efficiency, demand response and education services to utilities, states and municipalities. Now, they have pooled talent and their core knowledge to develop what will be the utility industry’s most substantial offering of demand side management services and solutions.

“The sole purpose of this merger is to strengthen what we bring to the table for our clients,” said Paul Schueller, Franklin Energy Group CEO. “We never stop looking for better ways to support our clients and achieve results for their customers and their programs. By teaming up with GoodCents® and RAP, we’re working with the best in the industry. This puts us ahead of the competition and positions our businesses to better respond to our clients’ needs and requests for innovation.”

“The management and resources across all three companies add up to depth and breadth you’re not going to see anywhere else in the energy services industry,” added Tom Kouris, vice president of operations. “We’re all in this together and we’ve integrated the expertise and resources of our combined teams to focus on exceeding our client’s expectations.”

About Franklin Energy Services, LLC

With over two decades in the industry, Franklin Energy designs and implements energy efficiency programs for utility, state and municipality clients nationwide and into Canada.  The firm’s expertise pinpoints goal-focused solutions for its clients and their customers across residential, multifamily, small business and commercial/industrial markets.  As home of Efficiency@Work, Franklin Energy integrates all customer interaction including online application processing and in-field data collection through its technology suite.  Franklin Energy currently works alongside Resource Action Programs, a designer and implementer of education based programs and kits, and GoodCents®, a provider of integrated demand side management solutions.

About GoodCents®

GoodCents® is a leading provider of integrated demand-side management services for utilities of all sizes throughout North America.  Over the last 40 years, they have implemented more than 55 demand response and energy efficiency programs in more than 20 states and provinces.  For more information, visit www.goodcents.com.

 Resource Action Programs

Resource Action Programs®   (RAP), a Franklin Energy Company, is the leader in cost-effective Measure-Based Education for K-12 education, direct-to-customer, and small/medium business programs.  The proven and effective design provides the tools to form energy-literate households and businesses while generating immediate verified savings in water and energy use.  RAP programs consistently earn honors and awards from entities such as ACEEE, AWE, APPA, and NEUAC.  For more information about RAP, visit www.resourceaction.com