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Harris County Texas Selects Tradition Energy to Lead Risk Management and Renewable Energy Services

Stamford, Connecticut, October 28, 2021 –  Tradition Energy announces it was awarded the energy consulting contract for Market Research, Risk Management, Sustainability, and Procurement Solutions by Harris County, Texas. The award, which designates Tradition as the lead consultant for developing a comprehensive energy strategy, results from Harris County’s Request for Proposals for the services issued in December 2020.  Nineteen energy consulting firms from across the country competed for the right to advise the County on its energy.

Downtown, Houston Texas

Tradition Energy will lead the collaborative effort with the County to create an overall energy risk management strategy and request for proposal process that will incorporate energy procurement, energy capacity, distributed energy, renewable energy, and behind-the-meter technology. Tradition will also evaluate opportunities for increased energy efficiency, demand response, or other load control measures. Tradition will serve as the technical advisor to analyze and evaluate proposals from energy suppliers and service companies and make recommendations to the County on which proposal(s) offer the best value and achieve the County’s policy objectives.

“We are honored to have been chosen by Harris County for this award,” said Alan Kurzer, CEO, Tradition Energy. “Having a Houston office and county presence since 2005 makes this opportunity to lead and improve energy management for the County even more special.”


G. Scott Merrell, Senior Director, Marketing, 713-609-9922

About Tradition Energy

Tradition Energy is the nation’s largest and most experienced independent energy risk management and procurement advisor, serving more than 1,300 commercial, industrial, and governmental clients ranging from Fortune 500 global companies to medium-sized businesses to local municipalities. Tradition Energy is part of the Tradition Group, a leading global institutional broker of financial and commodity products. Tradition employs over 2,300 people in 30 countries around the world and is publicly listed on the Swiss stock exchange (CFT).