GDF SUEZ Energy Resources To Host Current Intelligence Webinar On New Energy Cost Management Strategies

 GDF SUEZ Energy Resources To Host Current Intelligence Webinar On New Energy
                          Cost Management Strategies

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2012

HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of
the largest competitive market retail electricity providers to commercial,
industrial, and institutional customers in the country, will host a national
webinar titled Managing Energy Costs Through Commodity Technology and
Wholesale Market Visibility on December 6 from 11 a.m. to Noon CST. The
complimentary, online event will feature Audrey Zibelman, Founder and CEO of
Viridity Energy, Inc.


The program will provide an overview of smart grid technology and how new
innovations and market pressures are creating opportunities for end users to
take control of energy costs. Zibelman will discuss demand response programs,
managing consumption based on operational parameters, and optimization of load
value utilizing strategies employed by wholesale market participants.

David Coffman, Vice President of Marketing for GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, said
the event underscores the company's commitment to being a knowledge leader in
the industry.

"Industry changes and innovations are creating some great opportunities for
businesses to consider when it comes to managing costs and consumption,"
explained Coffman. "This webinar will give commercial and industrial
electricity buyers a better understanding of how these new technologies and
programs work so they can make even more informed decisions for their

Zibelman is a recognized national and international expert in energy policy,
markets, and smart grid innovation. She formed Viridity Energy after more
than 25 years of electric utility industry leadership experience in both the
public and private sectors.

The webinar is the fourth in GDF SUEZ Energy Resources' quarterly national
series titled Current Intelligence. Commercial, industrial, and institutional
electricity buyers interested in participating can register at

About GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA is one of the largest non-residential retail
electricity suppliers in the U.S. and currently serves commercial, industrial
and institutional customers in 12 markets: Delaware, Texas, Massachusetts,
Maine, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Connecticut,
Ohio, and Washington, D.C. The company serves over 80,000 accounts for
customers having a peak demand ranging from 50 KW to more than 200 MW, with an
estimated peak load totaling nearly 10,000 MW. The company offers electricity
service to small business customers under the brand Think Energy™.

For more about GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, visit
or call 1-866-999-8374. Follow GDF SUEZ Energy Resources on LinkedIn,
Twitter: @GDFSUEZEnergy and Facebook. GDF SUEZ Energy Resources is a
subsidiary of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, which manages a range of energy
businesses in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, including electricity generation
and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and
sales, asset-based trading and origination, and retail energy sales and
related services to commercial and industrial customers. GDF SUEZ Energy
North America is a part of the international energy group GDF SUEZ. For more
information, please visit

SOURCE GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA

Contact: Julie Vitek, +1-713-636-1962,
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