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New LBNL Study Finds ESCO Industry Growing but Facing New Challenges


The U.S. energy services company (ESCO) industry revenue grew more than 3% annually between 2014 and 2018, after a previous 3-year period of little growth, according to a new study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).

The U.S. DOE and Berkeley Lab release streamlined tool to help state and local governments demonstrate the value of energy savings performance contracts


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) have released eProject eXpress (ePX), which provides a streamlined, tailored pathway for state and local governments to document, track, and demonstrate the ongoing value of their energy project retrofits.

eProject Builder reaches milestone of 600 projects and over 1,000 users trained; tool named as finalist in the R&D 100 awards


eProject Builder ( ePB ), an energy project data management tool developed by Berkeley Lab, recently reached a milestone of 600 projects initiated and over 1,000 users trained. ePB is also a finalist in the 2018 R&D 100 awards—the “Oscars” of innovation.

E&E News story highlights report by EMP Researchers


An E&E News story regarding growth in performance contracting industry highlights the recent energy service company industry report by EMP Researchers.

Evolution of the U.S. ESCO Industry: Market Size and Project Performance From 1990-2008


Despite the onset of an economic recession, the U.S. energy services company industry managed to grow at about 7% per year between 2006 and 2008, according to EMP researcher’s definitive report on the industry. ESCOs anticipated accelerated growth through 2011 (25% per year).

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