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Founded in 2011, 5 comprises a team of energy innovators, commodity traders, analysts, engineers, and former energy supplier executives. Together, they serve a broad array of private and public sector clients throughout the United States and Mexico, providing strategic advice on energy-related matters including procurement, demand-side management, rate optimization, regulatory intervention, benchmarking, bill auditing, RFP management, sustainability planning services, renewable power, and distributed generation. With an eye on growth, 5 has initiated a number of strategic partnerships and acquisitions, including the 2019 acquisition of Luthin Associates. 5 has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S. for five consecutive years. The firm has also received numerous accolades and national awards for its corporate culture, leadership and innovation, including 5 consecutive years as a top 10 Best Company to Work for in Texas according to Texas Monthly Magazine.

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Webinar Recording: Downstate New York Regulatory & Energy Market Discussion

By 5 on December 2, 2022

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Topics: Markets NYISO Videos Education

Webinar Recording: Impact of Winter Storm Uri on the Texas Power Market

By 5 on January 24, 2022

The Impact of Winter Storm Uri on the Texas Power Market webinar recording is now available.

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Topics: Markets ERCOT Videos Education

Webinar Recording: How to Purchase Power in a Bull Market Webinar

By 5 on October 18, 2021

 

5's Lead Energy Analyst, Eric Bratcher, and VP of Energy Evangelization, Steve Kass discuss buying strategies your business can use as energy prices increase.

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Topics: Markets PJM Videos Education Resiliency
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Webinar Recording: PJM Capacity Webinar

By 5 on July 26, 2021

 

Steve Kass and Eric Bratcher discuss the outcome of the recent PJM capacity auction and what it means for electricity customers in PJM. The results of this past auction, and those coming up in the next two years, will provide clarity into future capacity prices that have been lacking for the last three years.

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Topics: Markets PJM Videos Education Resiliency

Webinar Recording: Microgrids are a Macro Deal

By 5 on April 19, 2021

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Topics: Markets Videos Demand Response Education Resiliency
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All Hands 2020 Planning Session

By 5 on October 26, 2020

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Irving Convention Center

By 5 on December 23, 2019

The Irving Convention Center represents the future of meetings and events space complete with unique architecture, vertical design and interior finishes that create a new niche in the marketplace. By partnering with the team at 5, the client drastically reduced energy costs on their supply agreement, securing 50% of the load through a renewable energy purchase, while also uncovering new funding sources for an energy efficiency project and cutting additional demand side costs.

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All Hands 2019 - I'm Too Shashi

By 5 on October 8, 2019

Each year the entire 5 team gathers together for our annual All Hands event. In 2019, we held the first ever 5 Talent Show featuring 16 different acts. The show was opened and closed by the company's very own boy band, N-CINCO. Here they perform their tribute song to our head of Finance, Shashi Thoutireddy, with the instant classing "I'm Too Shashi."

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City of Mansfield

By 5 on September 23, 2019

The City of Mansfield entered a new era of energy management and cost control by engaging the team at 5 and exiting a large aggregation approach. They were hesitant at first to go out on their own but quickly found that they were joined by a robust team of engineers, analysts and client service reps through their new relationship with 5. The results also speak for themselves, over $9M in cost reductions through procurement and over $100k in savings each year through operational changes and tweaks throughout their water treatment facilities.

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Houghton College

By 5 on May 31, 2019

Houghton College had a number of exciting developments on their hands prior to engaging the team at 5 including a lighting retrofit project and a 2.6 MW solar array. 5 was able to join the Houghton College sustainability and finance teams to put all of the pieces together into a comprehensive strategy for energy procurement and demand-side management.

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