Williams complemented its retail energy marketing group with theacquisition of Tulsa-based Excel Energy Technologies, a provider ofenergy management systems and services for retail and commercialbuildings. “Excel’s products and services, combined with Williams’energy supply management products, will give our national energycustomers the benefit of proven technologies and systems to helpthem make educated decisions about energy management,” said JerryGollnick, Williams’ senior vice president of energy marketing andtrading.

ExcelSyus systems have been installed in buildings such asfast-food restaurants, car dealerships, schools, churches, officebuildings, health clubs, and warehouses. The system’s on-sitecomputer tightens operating parameters on major energy consumingequipment to optimize energy. Additionally, it sends real-timeinformation to Excel’s customer service center where potentialequipment problems can be spotted. Customers can view energyinformation and modify operating parameters over the Internet.Critical alarms can also be sent directly to the customer’s pager.

“Excel was created with the mission of demand-side energymanagement and energy consumption optimization,” said Kevin Jordan,Excel president. “It is a perfect fit to combine Excel’s provenenergy management technology with Williams’ national energycommodities marketing, risk management services, fuel supply andmulti-fuel resource management.”

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