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  Mission Statement

Energy Solutions, Inc. provides straightforward, trustworthy, timely, tailored recommendations to businesses regarding when and how much natural gas and electricity to purchase for their heating and manufacturing needs.

Our consulting services, publications, and educational seminars help customers take control of their natural gas and electricity costs and strengthen their negotiating position with suppliers.

The tools and resources provided by Energy Solutions, Inc., allow customers to reduce uncertainty and gain peace of mind the right decisions are being made for their company.  We strive to ensure our clients bottom line will be protected from the volatile price fluctuations of the natural gas and electricity markets.

 How We Got Started Biography of Valerie Wood

Valerie Wood, President and Owner of Energy Solutions, Inc., has more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas industry. Prior to forming Energy Solutions, Inc., Valerie worked in customer service and natural gas buying positions for three regulated utilities and two deregulated natural gas marketers. In 1996, Valerie sought a career change. Doing something quite out of the ordinary -- Valeria asked businesses (the customer) what they felt they were missing when it came to information about the natural gas industry. The unanimous response was "unbiased information," which is the foundation upon which Energy Solutions, Inc. was formed.

In the fall of 1996, Energy Solutions, Inc. found its niche by educating businesses on how they could save money by participating in the choices available to them through the deregulated natural gas market. Through a combination of publications and education seminars, Energy Solutions, Inc. taught businesses about the ins and outs of selecting a natural gas supplier and how to evaluate what choices were best for their company.

Between 1996 and 2000, the price of the natural gas commodity doubled. Energy Solutions, Inc., evolved also, as seminar topics were expanded to include how to evaluate the natural gas market for buying opportunities, how to establish a budget, and how to negotiate new elements of the marketplace, such as the cost of pipeline transportation, known more commonly as pipeline basis.

Before long, customers were faced with even greater challenges as prices became even more volatile while, at the same time, many organizations were reducing internal staff. As one individual stated, "I understand the market, and I know how to do it, but I no longer have the time to do it." As a result, in 2000, Energy Solutions, Inc., added one-on-one buying advisory services to its portfolio of services, all of which are designed to help the natural gas business user.

As the industry has evolved, so has our publication, Natural Gas Outlook. Today, monthly editions are supplemented with weekly editions and special alerts to ensure readers are kept fully informed of pricing changes and buying opportunities.

Overall, the foundation upon which Energy Solutions, Inc. was formed has not changed -- we continue to  provide unbiased information to businesses, assisting them with their natural gas buying decisions. Today, we continue to accomplish this goal through our publications, seminar presentations, and one-on-one buying advice/consulting.

Each and every customer is valued and the testimonials prove that when it comes to buying natural gas, we provide services that many find very valuable, straightforward and easy to understand.

  About Our Team

The Energy Solutions, Inc. team is specialized. We conduct natural gas market research and put that research into an easy to comprehend format. We monitor the natural gas market each and every day to provide you with up-to-date information and buying recommendations. Our Buying Advisory Services provide clients with personalized service and access to 17 different tailored company reports. With more than 50 years of experience in the natural gas industry, our team focuses on natural gas prices. Energy Solutions, Inc., specializes in helping businesses improve their internal processes for the purchase of natural gas. 


If you would like to take control of your natural gas expenditures, take a FREE trial to Natural Gas Outlook, the multifaceted publication that places the valuable natural gas purchasing information you need at your fingertips.