Commonwealth Energy Appoints Patrick Weller to Director of Energy Services.
Weller will be responsible for overseeing commercial power contracts and all outside product sales for the company. He will report to Jeff Bailey, president of Commonwealth Products Inc., a division of Commonwealth Energy.
"Patrick brings a wide range of talents to Commonwealth Energy. He has extensive experience in the metering departments as well as energy analysis and auditing. In addition, Patrick brings a tremendous amount of commercial project engineering and business analysis experience that will help Commonwealth expand further into the large commercial, governmental and industrial markets. We are excited to have him on board," said Bailey.
Prior to Commonwealth Energy, Weller was director of energy services for National Water and Power where he specialized in residential real estate investment trusts and business models for utility services.
Previous to National Water and Power, Weller was owner and president of Utility Management Products and Services, Inc., a company specializing in utility cost recovery strategies, remote data acquisition and billing, development of utility billing software and the application and installation of energy monitoring instrumentation.
Weller also held the position of vice president of metering services for E-MON, an electronic submetering manufacturer in Sherman Oaks, CA and then served as western regional sales manager of Ohio Semitronics Inc., where he directed the sales organization for 13 western states.
Weller graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering degree from City College of New York and was first employed by the Rockefeller Group Inc., based in New York, N.Y.
"Commonwealth Energy is a rapidly growing and cutting edge company that will be a leader in the newly deregulated electricity field. I'm looking forward to the opportunities available at Commonwealth and believe that my experience will be an asset to the company," said Weller.
Commonwealth Energy Corporation is licensed by the Federal Regulatory Commission as a power marketer and registered with the California Public Utilities Commission as an energy service provider (Lic. #1092). The company is also Green-e certified and registered as a renewable energy provider by the California Energy Commission. With headquarters in Tustin, California, Commonwealth Energy is a privately owned company delivering electricity to over 50,000 end-users in California. The company also provides energy efficiency products and performance contracting services. Annual revenues for fiscal year 1998 are expected to exceed $38 million. For more information, visit www.powersavers.com.