OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Former COO Steve Dodds was named CEO in October 2013 after Niraj stepped aside as CEO. Niraj has moved on to do consulting work as he follows through on a family commitment for international travel. Niraj was co-Founder and initial Chairman of Energate, and its CEO since 2004.
Under Niraj's leadership, Energate achieved a number of key milestones including:
"Energate's board and staff thank Niraj for his leadership and service in growing Energate and are pleased to continue to leverage his experience and market knowledge as a special advisor to the board," said Tom Tamblyn, chairman, Energate board of directors.
Energate is a leading provider of demand response and home energy management solutions including software, wireless communications, gateways, smart thermostats, switches and consumer energy displays. The Consumer Connected Demand Response (CCDR) solution allows utilities to immediately address residential energy demand and empowers consumers to more effectively manage their energy use. Energate products seamlessly connect to the Smart Grid to deal with supply and demand challenges, the increased use of renewables and dynamic rate structures. Founded in 2004, Energate is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario with offices in California, Washington, Texas, and Toronto.
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