Another week, acquisition. Ameresco purchased EPS Corp, which sells real-time energy monitoring software for industrial applications. This follows recent announcements of Evoca (formerly AdvantageIQ) acquiring Prenova; Infor's purchase of ENXSuite; and others (such as Schneider Electric's acquisition of Summit Energy).
Look for more even more acquisitions in the next year.
For corporate managers purchasing energy management software, the vendor landscape continues to be fluid. But, more larger companies are expanding service and product capabilities as the importance of energy management increases.
Look for information on our upcoming report, A Corporate Buyer's Guide to Energy Management Software.