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ENGIE Brand Expands in North America

Ecova, Green Charge, and OpTerra Energy Services Rebrand to ENGIE

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ENGIE today announced the rebranding of three subsidiaries in North
America. The rebrand of Ecova Inc., Green Charge Networks, LLC, and
OpTerra Energy Services Inc. is designed to amplify ENGIE’s voice in the
North American market and make it clearer for customers and other key
stakeholders the range of energy supply and service options that ENGIE

While known in North America as a leader in clean energy supplies,
whether utility scale or decentralized, ENGIE is taking significant
steps to build an even more comprehensive portfolio of energy offerings
in North America. Ecova, Green Charge, and OpTerra are key pieces to the
ENGIE North America solution set with services to help commercial,
industrial, and public sector customers run their facilities more
reliably and efficiently with fewer carbon emissions and lower cost.
Today, having close to 4,000 employees, ENGIE can provide an array of
solutions throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Ecova Inc., now ENGIE Insight Services Inc., provides customers
data-driven insight to better manage resources – including energy,
waste, water, and telecommunications – and advance sustainability goals.
The company is headquartered in Spokane, WA, with offices throughout the

Green Charge Networks, LLC, now ENGIE Storage Services NA LLC, develops
energy storage solutions to help utilities, businesses, municipalities,
and schools use electricity more efficiently to reduce costs and carbon.
The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

OpTerra Energy Services Inc., now ENGIE Services U.S. Inc., specializes
in building comprehensive energy programs for public sector and
commercial and industrial customers, delivering solutions that generate
positive financial and sustainability impacts. The company is
headquartered in Oakland, CA, with offices throughout the U.S.

“By uniting these companies under the ENGIE brand, we want to
accelerate solutions for customers to best suit the way they want to run
their operations,” said Frank Demaille, President and CEO of ENGIE
North America. “These ENGIE businesses combine performance and
sustainability – whether on a stand-alone basis or as a combination. The
men and women of these and all of our other businesses work every day to
tackle the complex and the detailed to deliver clear, straightforward
results for customers and our communities.”

Serving customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies, utilities,
federal, state, provincial, and municipal governments, universities, and
individuals, ENGIE’s North American business portfolio consists of
renewable and natural-gas fired generation, liquefied natural gas (LNG)
sale and distribution, retail energy supply; and services, including
through these three newly ENGIE-branded entities, to optimize energy use
and expense.

About ENGIE in North America
ENGIE manages a range of energy
businesses in the United States and Canada, including electricity
generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG)
distribution and sales, retail energy sales, and services to help
customers run their facilities more efficiently and optimize energy use
and expense.

ENGIE is committed to taking on the major
challenges of the energy revolution, towards a world more decarbonized,
decentralized, and digitalized. The Group aims to become the leader of
this new energy world by focusing on three key activities for the
future: low carbon generation in particular from natural gas and
renewable energy, energy infrastructure, and efficient solutions adapted
to all its customers (individuals, businesses, territories, etc.).
Innovation, digital solutions, and customer satisfaction are the guiding
principles of ENGIE’s development. ENGIE is active in around 70
countries, employs 150,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of
€66.6 billion in 2016. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels
stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main financial indices
(CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI
Europe) and non-financial indices (DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext
Vigeo Eiris – World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120, France 20, CAC 40


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