Clean Urban Energy optimizes the integration of commercial HVAC operations with the electric grid and energy markets. Designed for use in large metropolitan areas, the proprietary system improves electrical efficiency, cuts expenses and introduces demand elasticity into the grid markets. Clean Urban Energy developed its scalable, online technology in the Chicago Loop, taking advantage of the area’s large, sophisticated office buildings and the challenges of its electric system.
Clean Urban Energy was founded by Vince Cushing and Dr. Gregory Henz, both of whom have extensive experience in building-energy management and electrical utility markets. CUE’s management team is led by veteran entrepreneurs Rich Earley and John Abernathy, who have each developed and commercialized businesses.