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Region One Education Service Center Awards Procurement RFP To Tradition Energy

New Contract Will Benefit “Texas Energy Center” Cooperative Program Members

Stamford, Connecticut, May 26, 2021 – Tradition Energy announces it was recently awarded an Energy Aggregation and Consulting Services contract through a competitive process conducted by Region One Education Service Center (Region One), Edinburg, Texas.

Region One serves South Texas educators and students who make up 38 school districts and 10 charter schools. Region One is the administrator for the Texas Energy Center (TEC), an interlocal purchasing cooperative that has provided energy services to its Members since 2002.

Tradition Energy will advise the TEC on its ongoing program that offers Members participation in electricity and natural gas procurement and aggregation opportunities.  The new contract scope involves analyzing energy load data, administering a Request for Proposals process for Retail Energy Provider (REPs) selection, leading negotiations with REPs, and providing ongoing management, monitoring, and educational services on behalf of the TEC and its Members. Demand Response, on-site energy generation, renewable energy, and power factor penalty correction services will be also be evaluated for Members.

“Region One ESC is pleased to have found a partner such as Tradition Energy that will support the members of the Region One Texas Energy Center. As an education service center one of our mandates is to assist school districts to operate efficiently and economically; with the experienced team at Tradition Energy serving as our energy consultant and aggregator in this cooperative, we are confident that our TEC membership will experience great savings!” said Lori A. Ramos, Region One ESC Purchasing Coordinator.

“We are very pleased with this new award from Region One,” said Alan Kurzer, CEO, Tradition Energy.  “Our experience advising more than 250 local government school districts, both in Texas and across the nation, will provide enormous value to the TEC and its Members.”


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).