West Monroe Partners, LLC announced an alliance with ENACT Systems, the leading provider of software platform solutions for the distributed energy services industry. The relationship enables West Monroe, as a strategic implementation partner, to bring ENACT's suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform solutions to the utility industry.
ENACT's SaaS platform is the leading cloud-based business automation solution for distributed energy workflow automation providing powerful sales origination, energy analytics, financing and operations management capabilities for utilities, developers, managers and investors. ENACT's system can also be hosted on dedicated servers central to utilities management systems, or on both the cloud and utility servers.
"A number of our utility clients are looking to launch internal capabilities to better serve their residential and commercial customers with distributed energy solutions like solar, energy storage, and energy efficiency," said David South, Senior Principal of the Energy & Utility Practice for West Monroe. "As we advise our clients through this process, we saw a significant need for more automation in the sales, financing and operations management processes where ENACT clearly fits the need."
ENACT and West Monroe will work together to define best practices for rapid deployment of distributed energy programs leveraging the ENACT platform to provide new levels of automation and advantage, including:
Customer origination and energy analytics interfaces for utility customers
Project financing solutions for residential and commercial projects
Operations, scheduling and installation workflow management
Project management, asset management and reporting
Community solar and residential rooftop solar software solutions
"We are excited to be partnering with West Monroe on building core software and data analytics capabilities that are in high demand for the rapidly growing distributed solar marketplace," said Matt Cheney, Executive Chairman of ENACT SYSTEMS. "US Energy Utilities and Co-operatives are navigating strategic shifts in the energy landscape as they evaluate new distributed energy program offerings for their customer base. West Monroe and ENACT are positioned strongly to support such market needs."
ENACT's SaaS platform provides end-to-end business process automation solutions for distributed energy developers, installers, investors as well as Utilities & Energy co-operatives. ENACT's Enterprise platform is focused on lowering customer acquisition, operational and financing costs, while enabling incremental revenue growth for all stakeholders. ENACT SYSTEMS is headquartered in San Ramon, CA, with an office in Bangalore, India.