SUMMARY: EEI National Key Accounts Workshop

Customers, in general, are evaluating their options regarding future expansion.  They are in still in a holding pattern for the short-term but are more optimistic when looking a year or two down the road.  Customers stressed the importance of maintaining regular contact, as their plans may change due to economic outlook.  Click here for full write up.

Some of the topics discussed were:

1.       Strategies for Power Outages

2.       Carbon Footprint Measurement & Verification as part of overall Conscious Leadership &
          Conscious Business 

3.       Effects of Energy Efficiency, Demand Response and Behind the Meter Initiatives on
          Customers & Suppliers

4.       LED Lighting

5.       Experiences with Fuel Cell and other Distributive Generation Technologies 

The above information was gleaned from Key Account customer presentations and individual conversations with Key Account customer’s representatives. Contacts were made with the following companies: Bank of America, Wachovia, Big Lots, Best Buy, J.C. Penney’s, HealthSouth, Costco Wholesale Corporation, Kroger Co., Kohl’s Department Stores, Office Depot, Staples, OfficeMax, QuickTrip Corporation, PetSmart Inc., Target Corporation, The Sports Authority, TJX Companies, Walmart Stores, Toys R Us, Lowe’s, McDonald’s and other smaller national chains.

Please contact Chau Nguyen (770) 563-0308 with any comments, questions or requests.

 

Previous National Accounts Updates: 

EEI National Accounts Workshop - Fall 2009 Write up