WAKE FOREST, N.C., Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced that, at the request of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC), the company has deployed an expert utility assessment and recovery team to the Bahamas to provide advisory support to BEC to speed the restoration of power on the islands which suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Joaquin.
This team has successfully advised on and implemented utility recovery efforts following many hurricanes in the Southeastern U.S.
PowerSecure is donating the services of the utility support team and is providing humanitarian assistance to the affected islands through the Red Cross.
"In addition to our heartfelt prayers for the Bahamian people who have lost so much in the storm, PowerSecure is committed to standing by the Bahamas by providing utility restoration experts and humanitarian support," said Sidney Hinton, chief executive officer of PowerSecure.
"Over the past year, we have had the great privilege of getting to know the Bahamian people and spending time on many of the most devastated islands. It is our hope that our contributions, along with the contributions of many other organizations and individuals, and Bahamians' resilient spirit, will speed the rebuilding process," Hinton added.
PowerSecure International, Inc. is a leading provider of utility and energy technologies to electric utilities, and their industrial, institutional and commercial customers. PowerSecure provides products and services in the areas of Interactive Distributed Generation ® (IDG®), energy efficiency, utility infrastructure and solar energy.
The company is a pioneer in developing IDG® power systems with sophisticated smart grid capabilities, including the ability to 1) forecast electricity demand and electronically deploy the systems to deliver more efficient, and environmentally friendly, power at peak power times, 2) provide utilities with dedicated electric power generation capacity to utilize for demand response purposes and 3) provide customers with the most dependable standby power in the industry. Its proprietary distributed generation system designs utilize a range of technologies to deliver power, including renewables.
The company's energy efficiency products and services include energy efficient lighting solutions that utilize LED technologies to improve lighting quality, and the design, installation and maintenance of energy conservation measures which we offer, primarily as a subcontractor, to large energy service company providers, called ESCOs, for the benefit of commercial, industrial and institutional customers as end users.
PowerSecure also provides electric utilities with transmission and distribution infrastructure maintenance and construction services, and engineering and regulatory consulting services. Additional information is available at www.powersecure.com.
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