San Diego, CA – October 15, 2014 – Albireo Energy, LLC (“Albireo Energy”) today announced the acquisitions of San Diego, Calif.-based Electronic Controls Systems (ECS) and Green Total Solutions (GTS). Together, ECS and GTS have nearly 200 employees providing building automation solutions and energy services to Fortune 500 companies, large REITS, military bases and data centers. As Divisions of Albireo Energy, the two companies will retain their names and remain headquartered in Poway, Calif. The Albireo Energy Divisions will to continue to support operations in the western U.S.
“The acquisitions of ECS and GTS are a significant milestone for Albireo Energy both in geographic reach and the addition of municipal and government expertise. As we continue our aggressive expansion efforts, our goal was to increase our presence on the West Coast and in particular California” said Phil Bomrad, CEO of Albireo Energy. “The acquisitions of ECS and GTS allow us to immediately and emphatically realize that mission.”
In addition to geographic expansion, Albireo Energy will introduce additional services through ECS and GTS including Demand Response, which encourages electricity customers to reduce their consumption at critical times, energy procurement, central plant efficiency, and a robust suite of related energy services.
“We have had tremendous success in the western region and our customers have been asking ECS to expand our geographic reach and scope of services for years. Being part of Albireo Energy will enable us to meet that demand and bring more resources to the market and our current customers,” said Zbigniew (Z) Cabaj, President of ECS. “Our entire management team is excited about the tremendous growth opportunity Albireo Energy provides”.