SourceOne announced as new energy services provider through MBC Purchasing Consortium

September 8, 2009

The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council today announced its collaboration with energy services provider SourceOne, Inc. (DE). SourceOne was chosen as a Primary Supplier in the MBC Purchasing Consortium to provide MBC member companies comprehensive energy management and power solution services.

"In the past few years, we have heard from members that they want the opportunity to better manage energy costs. We've also heard from members seeking to conserve energy and to plan for a sustainable future. This partnership with SourceOne will allow them to meet both of those goals," said Robert K. Coughlin, MBC President & CEO.

"SourceOne recognizes that the biotechnology industry operating in Massachusetts needs to achieve a competitive advantage; we see energy and energy efficiency as a major contributor towards the MBC membership sustaining their competitive advantage. SourceOne looks forward to providing this resource to the MBC membership," said Thomas Galvin, Chief Development Officer, SourceOne, Inc. (DE).

SourceOne's breadth of services and expertise create the synergy to ensure reliable, cost-effective power infrastructures and commodity supply that fuel growth and keep business operations running.

Procurement - Reflecting the unique requirements of MBC members, SourceOne will use a competitive power supply procurement approach for individual members assuring best provider, product and price available in the marketplace to more effectively integrate with corporate energy strategies.

Efficiency - In addition to power supply procurement, SourceOne can assist Council members with energy efficiency initiatives, renewable/clean energy sourcing and carbon quantification and reduction strategies.

As part of the new partnership, SourceOne services include the following:

  • Power Master Planning
  • Owner's Agent / Representative services (Performance Contracts)
  • Sustainability planning and carbon management
  • Primary and back-up infrastructure reliability review
  • Commodity procurement and management
  • Power/grid due diligence
  • Metering and monitoring integration
  • Internal billing and tenant metering
  • Monthly utility billing management, bill reconciliation, reporting, etc.
  • Demand response programming
  • LEED certification consulting
  • Commissioning services

The MBC Purchasing Consortium leverages the power of the collective membership to negotiate contracts with vendors that save member companies significant amounts of money. Current consortium contracts include bulk gases, packaged cylinder gases, chemical and biomedical waste removal, office supplies, lab equipment maintenance, ancillary insurance benefits and travel services. The consortium also offer discounts on shipping and courier services.

For more details on the MBC-SourceOne partnership, click here.

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