Group provides product and market analysis and names 7 emerging leaders
Submitted by: Groom Energy Solutions
Posted: Jun 02, 2009 – 10:49 AM EST
Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - SALEM, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an updated report released this week from Groom Energy Solutions, the market for Enterprise Carbon Accounting (ECA) software is growing quickly with the entrance of several new vendors in the first half of 2009. The study provides a current and updated analysis of the ECA market, highlights 12 new vendors and names the seven leaders that have emerged since the report was first published in Dec. of 2008.
In recent months the ECA market has been validated with the entry of software giants Computer Associates and Microsoft, as well as SAP’s recent purchase of 2 year-old start-up Clear Standards. The updated report identifies the seven current market leaders as determined by number of customer deployments, technology features, market vision and financial stability. The category leaders are: Enviance, ESS, IHS, Johnson Controls, PE International, ProcessMAP and SAP/Clear Standards,
“The ECA market is growing rapidly with many enterprises looking to evaluate and better understand their options for developing and managing their Carbon footprint,” said Paul Baier, vice president of consulting services for Groom Energy. “The latest version of our report maps out the vendor landscape by area of focus and usability. It is our hope that it will help these organizations put together a short list of solutions to find the software that best suits their needs.”
The report titled "Enterprise Carbon Accounting: An Analysis of Organizational-Level Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting and a Review of Emerging GHG Software Products," was initially created as a guide for organizations considering calculating or currently tracking and reporting GHG emissions. The update provides more detailed information and analysis on the state of the market and 51 vendors in total. According to the research, although less than 300 companies have purchased or deployed ECA software, it is continuing to grow as businesses find challenges with spreadsheets and realize the advantages of database-driven applications for accurate accounting. There are more than 3,000 organizations worldwide that have calculated the corporate Carbon footprint using spreadsheets.
The report is available for $495 per single user and $695 for a company license. To review an abstract of the report or to purchase online, visit www.groomresearch.com.
About Groom Energy Solutions
Groom Energy Solutions provides renewable and energy efficiency solutions to companies across the U.S. The company designs, engineers and installs energy technology projects helping reduce costs while positively affecting the environment. These projects include control systems, daylight harvesting, HVAC, lighting and power factor correction and renewable energy solutions such as architectural wind, solar electric and solar thermal systems. In addition, Groom Energy provides climate impact consulting, demand response program participation, energy commodity purchasing, maintenance programs and financing services.
Groom Energy’s customers include: Budweiser, EMC Corporation, General Electric, Ocean Spray and Thermo Fisher Scientific among others. For more information please visit www.groomenergy.com.
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