CHEVY CHASE, Md. — DK Energy US, a subsidiary of the EDF Group tasked with growing Dalkia’s business in the U.S., has acquired Groom Energy Solutions LLC. Groom Energy delivers commercial and industrial solutions spanning advising, designing, building, maintaining, and financing projects that enhance energy efficiency. The company provides nationwide coverage in the U.S.
Beverly, Massachusetts-based Groom Energy offers optimized solutions to customers to cut their energy bills and curb their carbon footprint. Clients include regional and national names in the retail, refrigeration, hotel, and food processing industries.
Dalkia said the U.S. energy services market is growing over 10 percent a year for industrial customers. The company noted that Groom Energy will benefit from Dalkia’s support and technological innovations developed in Europe to promote energy efficiency for these customers using measures such as decentralized production and remote management of HVAC facilities.
Jon Guerster, CEO of Groom Energy Solutions, said, “I am delighted to join EDF and open up real growth opportunities for Groom Energy Solutions employees as part of a group that understands our business, our approach, and our view of the market. We share Dalkia’s service culture, which will allow us to reach our full growth potential.”
Jean-Michel Mazalérat, Dalkia chairman and CEO, said, “I am particularly proud of this U.S. acquisition, which is further proof of the commitment and hard work of our international business development teams. I would like to wish everyone at Groom Energy Solutions a warm welcome to the group. They will help us develop our solutions in the United States while continuing to innovate in managing the way electricity is used. This is a huge milestone in our international business development, in a key country with strong growth potential where the EDF Group has already established a presence with a workforce of more than 1,600 people.”
For more information about DK Energy US, visit www.dalkia.fr/en.
For more information about Groom Energy, visit www.groomenergy.com.
Publication date: 10/4/2016