Thursday, 4 June 2020

Acquisition strengthens sustainability and energy goals.

In a strategic initiative, Wunderlich-Malec acquires IPP Connect’s mGridTM technology to expand its consulting services enabling commercial, industrial and utility customers to meet their sustainability and energy goals while reducing energy costs.

Wunderlich-Malec Engineering , Inc. (WM)* has acquired IPP Connect, LLC’s intellectual property and the joining of their staff as a new WM business focused on providing innovative solutions, technology, and tools for achieving aggressive energy cost reduction, efficiency, and renewable goals. The patented mGridTM technology provides access to lower cost wholesale renewable power as well as software tools for helping utilities make the business case for investments in renewable delivery systems.

John Kelly, Managing Partner and co-founder of IPP Connect, who along with Gregory Rouse, a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer are joining WM.  John stated “This acquisition accelerates innovation, enables joint products, and provides increased resources for existing and new clients.” WM and IPP Connect have already forged an exceptional working relationship and have jointly provided sustainable energy tools and studies to major customers.

Headquartered in Eden Prairie, (MN USA), Wunderlich-Malec operates over 36 technology, software, and engineering offices throughout the United States. This strategic initiative enables WM to expand energy services to existing and new customers including:
Commercial & Industrial (C&I): end-to-end oversight services for building high renewable content and/or net zero microgrids. Customers will benefit by lowering their cost of purchased energy, lowering their carbon footprint, and providing a sound basis for energy distribution and generation upgrades.
Utilities: simulation, modeling, and planning tools/services for accelerating investment into renewable delivery systems and utility microgrids that help customers and cities achieve their renewable and net zero goals.
Since 2009 IPP Connect’s staff has provided over 200 C&I and Utility energy assessments/plans and significant energy market, technology, and rate expertise including sophisticated in-house energy and financial modeling capability. They have helped customers meet their sustainability and energy goals while reducing energy costs by 40% to 60%.

Neal Wunderlich, President of Wunderlich-Malec Engineering, Inc. added “With our capital investment in added technology and added uniquely skilled resources, we expect substantial growth in the sustainable energy services market.”

* WM is one of the largest and best-established engineering companies in the United States with over 400 professionals and 36 offices nationwide. Since their incorporation in 1981, WM attributes their success to its commitment in providing quality solutions and delivering customer satisfaction as proven with 70% plus of its annual revenue generated from existing customers. In 2012, WM became a 100% employee-owned company (ESOP). In 2020, WM was ranked 183rd on the Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms.

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