Toronto, August 8, 2017 — Constant Power Inc. (“CPI”) and its parent company, Consolidated Energy Solutions Inc. (“CES”), are pleased to announce the addition of a new member to their Strategic Advisory Board. Joining the Board is Charles R. Zimmerman.
“We are honored to have Charles join our Board,” said Bryan Elliott, Founder and CEO. “Charles brings a key customer perspective, as well as vast experience sourcing and executing large scale innovative energy solutions across the globe. We look forward to his contributions as we build on the momentum of creating a network of energy storage systems to help grid operators and their clients prepare for tomorrow.”
Charles R. Zimmerman is President of Global VE, LLC., and brings a wealth of design, construction and energy efficiency experience. Charles has held top executive positions including most recently as Vice-President of Design and Construction for the International Division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Zimmerman has held various Design and Construction related positions in both the US and International Divisions of Wal-Mart since 1989. From 2005 until 2008 Mr. Zimmerman also led the “Sustainable Buildings Network” at Wal-Mart. This network, among other things, was charged with increasing the overall energy efficiency of new and existing buildings in the US by 20-30 percent. Most recently, Mr. Zimmerman was focused on Wal-Mart’s corporate energy efficiency goal of reducing the energy intensity of their buildings around the world by a further 20% by 2020 (which was exceeded in 2015).
Mr. Zimmerman is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, a registered professional engineer and is a member of the Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineers. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Consolidated Energy Solutions Inc. and is a past member of the advisory board for the California Energy Efficiency Center at UC – Davis and the Upper White River Foundation (Ozark Waters Watch).
Constant Power is Ontario’s premiere developer, integrator and operator of Energy Storage as a Service (ESaaS). Its exclusive energy storage solution to Ontario’s manufacturing sector will see customers reduce their current energy billings by as much as 60%.