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About Nexant

Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions-pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and alternative energy technologies and services. Our exclusive focus on energy, combined with our well-respected and experienced professionals, proven technology, and proprietary industry information, has earned us – more... distinctive brand recognition and a reputation as a top energy solutions company.

Nexant offers a comprehensive suite of best-in-class energy enterprise software designed to transform utility business processes and implement smart grid and energy conservation initiatives. Over the last decade, it has been developing and commercializing technology solutions—such as TrakSmartR, GridSmartR, HEDGER, COMETR, and RevenueManagerTM—enabling utilities, power producers, and retailers to operate and deploy new technologies and applications in the emerging grid.

Nexant is an independent company formed on January 1, 2000 by a core group of energy consulting and advanced energy technology units of Bechtel Group, Inc. Since that date, we have added expertise through the strategic acquisition of eight energy technology companies and organically hiring only the best in our field. Our seasoned professionals have completed over 2,900 assignments in more than 100 countries. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Foster City, CA, with 31+ corporate, representative, and project offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. We have been profitable since day one with significant growth rates.

Our detailed understanding of the physical behavior and constraints of the power system is embedded in our grid and market operations software. We offer an integrated line of software solutions that addresses all facets of energy markets, from centralized wholesale markets to independent energy retailers and aggregators. Growing trends such as dynamic pricing and demand side management are emphasized. Our domain dominance within the energy value chain and integrated expertise in the market with proprietary technologies makes us a clear leader in our space.

We also provide advisory services for developing and commercializing advanced clean energy technologies as well as supplying technical, operational, and strategic consulting to oil, gas, and chemical majors, energy resource companies, technology owners, governments, and investors. In addition, Nexant is a national leader in the innovative design, implementation, and evaluation of many of the largest commercial, industrial, and residential energy efficiency incentive and demand side management programs in the United States.

Our current investors include TeleSoft Partners, Oak Investment Partners, The Beacon Group, Intel Capital, Nth Power, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, Frog and Peach, and Symphony Technology Group, as well as Nexant management and staff. We recently secured another round of funding of $50 million that will help us achieve the rapid growth potential of our Software division.

Are you interested in having a real impact and helping to change the world? Then join us! – less

Nexant Employer Reviews

Senior Recruiter (Current Employee), San Francisco, CAJuly 23, 2014
Senior Outreach Program Manager (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CAOctober 3, 2013
Senior Business / Research Analyst (Former Employee), White Plains, NYSeptember 14, 2013
Project Engineer (Former Employee), San Francisco, CAJune 13, 2013
NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR (Current Employee), White Plains, NYSeptember 19, 2012

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