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Founded in 2011, 5 comprises a team of energy innovators, commodity traders, analysts, engineers, and former energy supplier executives. Together, they serve a broad array of private and public sector clients throughout the United States and Mexico, providing strategic advice on energy-related matters including procurement, demand-side management, rate optimization, regulatory intervention, benchmarking, bill auditing, RFP management, sustainability planning services, renewable power, and distributed generation. With an eye on growth, 5 has initiated a number of strategic partnerships and acquisitions, including the 2019 acquisition of Luthin Associates. 5 has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S. for five consecutive years. The firm has also received numerous accolades and national awards for its corporate culture, leadership and innovation, including 5 consecutive years as a top 10 Best Company to Work for in Texas according to Texas Monthly Magazine.

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Irving Convention Center

By 5 on December 23, 2019

The Irving Convention Center represents the future of meetings and events space complete with unique architecture, vertical design and interior finishes that create a new niche in the marketplace. By partnering with the team at 5, the client drastically reduced energy costs on their supply agreement, securing 50% of the load through a renewable energy purchase, while also uncovering new funding sources for an energy efficiency project and cutting additional demand side costs.

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All Hands 2019 - I'm Too Shashi

By 5 on October 8, 2019

Each year the entire 5 team gathers together for our annual All Hands event. In 2019, we held the first ever 5 Talent Show featuring 16 different acts. The show was opened and closed by the company's very own boy band, N-CINCO. Here they perform their tribute song to our head of Finance, Shashi Thoutireddy, with the instant classing "I'm Too Shashi."

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City of Mansfield

By 5 on September 23, 2019

The City of Mansfield entered a new era of energy management and cost control by engaging the team at 5 and exiting a large aggregation approach. They were hesitant at first to go out on their own but quickly found that they were joined by a robust team of engineers, analysts and client service reps through their new relationship with 5. The results also speak for themselves, over $9M in cost reductions through procurement and over $100k in savings each year through operational changes and tweaks throughout their water treatment facilities.

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Life at 5 - Matt Shaw

By 5 on July 30, 2019

Matt Shaw shares his journey to 5 which originated from his relentless desire to innovate and automate. As 5's Lead Code Buster, Matt pioneered the creation of Level5, our industry leading technology that allows clients and employees to experience energy decision making in a new and meaningful way. Thanks to leaders like Matt, 5 continues to push the boundaries of what's possible while helping others to do the same.

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Partnering with 5 - Simplified Power

By 5 on June 21, 2019

Dan McCarthy, President of Simplified Power, sits down with Tommy Richardson, Utility Infielder at 5, to discuss how these two firms came together in a partnership born from shared values and a common concern for client impact.

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Houghton College

By 5 on May 31, 2019

Houghton College had a number of exciting developments on their hands prior to engaging the team at 5 including a lighting retrofit project and a 2.6 MW solar array. 5 was able to join the Houghton College sustainability and finance teams to put all of the pieces together into a comprehensive strategy for energy procurement and demand-side management.

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Life at 5 - Shashi Thoutireddy

By 5 on May 16, 2019

Shashi Thoutireddy, VP of Finance, talks about his pathway to 5 and the fulfillment he receives by working with a dynamic and passionate team across a wide variety of important business needs.

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San Angelo ISD

By 5 on March 15, 2019

 

 

San Angelo ISD selected 5 to serve as their energy advisor in 2016. By working together, the school district and 5 uncovered numerous ways to reduce and control energy costs, leading to an estimated $4.7M in cost reductions in the years ahead. Senior Energy Advisor, Chris Watson, and San Angelo ISD CFO, Dr. Jeff Bright, share the story of this powerful relationship.

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Life at 5 - Jerry Stewart

By 5 on March 4, 2019

Jerry Stewart, Senior Energy Advisor, shares his experience as a business development professional at 5, specifically highlighting the team-based approach we take to serving clients and each other.

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Life at 5 - Taylor Duncan

By 5 on October 30, 2018

Taylor Duncan, Head of Sales and VP of Growth and Development, shares her experience as a business leader and a mother and how 5 provides her with the room to excel in both areas simultaneously.

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