August “Gus” Fromuth, Founder and Managing Director of Freedom Energy Logistics (“FEL Power”) has accepted an invitation to join the Energy & Environment Committee of the New England Council.
32-year veteran of the Energy Industry, Fromuth was instrumental in bringing direct market participation to end users in New England. He recently was elected to chair the End User Sector of the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) for a second term. He serves as Vice Chair of the Participants Committee, NEPOOL’s principal governing body.
Fromuth served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Adjustment Assistance at the Department of Commerce. A graduate of The George Washington and Johns Hopkins Universities, he resides in Manchester, NH.
FEL Power ‘s variety of procurement tools and expertise include retail electricity and natural gas portfolio management; RFP creation and management; online auctions for both generators and end-users; demand response; and renewable procurement and compliance. The company’s signature offering is Self-Supply, or Direct to Grid, a program unique to FEL Power. Longtime customers include Fairchild Semiconductor, Saint Anselm College, Whole Foods Market, Westerly Hospital, and the Connecticut Retail Merchants Association. FEL Power is licensed to provide energy management services in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
The New England Council is a non-partisan alliance of more than 400 businesses, academic and health institutions, and public and private organizations. The country’s oldest regional business organization, its members are located throughout all six New England states.
The Freedom Energy Logistics family of companies obtains power at the lowest possible price for New England consumers. FEL Power (felpower.com) provides high-end energy management services in electricity and natural gas. Its unique Direct to Grid (or Self-Supply) model guides large-scale users into New England’s wholesale electricity market, guaranteeing them access to electricity at the lowest available cost. Halifax American Energy Company (haecpower.com) is a retail electric energy marketer which, in partnership with South Jersey Energy, specializes in transactions converting wholesale and bulk power products into shapes and durations suitable for industrial, commercial, institutional and governmental end users. Its newest division, Resident Power (residentpower.com), is New Hampshire?s first competitive electricity aggregator to focus exclusively on residences and small businesses.