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ConEdison Solutions Names Phillip Collingwood General Manager For Midwest Region

August 04, 2011

Overland Park, Kansas -- August 4, 2011:   ConEdison Solutions, one of the country’s largest energy services companies, has named Phillip A. Collingwood to the position of General Manager for the firm’s Midwest Region.


Mr. Collingwood -- an industry veteran with more than 28 years of experience in energy services, facilities management and related fields -- will oversee regional operations, develop energy services market strategies, manage customer relationships, promote business development, and support cross-regional cooperation and enterprise-wide sales activities for the company.


He will be based in the company’s Midwest regional headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas.


“As the energy services marketplace matures, end-users are making increasingly sophisticated demands on providers,” said Michael W. Gibson, Vice President of Energy Services for ConEdison Solutions.  “Phil Collingwood is ideally suited to meet our customers’ growing needs and expand our client base.  He comes to our company with a unique blend of expertise in the fields of energy and facilities management, along with extensive business management experience.”



Mr. Collingwood previously worked for CB Richard Ellis in Overland Park as Director of Platform and Technology in the firm's Global Energy Services unit, where he led an energy resources team that saved clients millions of dollars in energy costs.


Before that, he worked as energy manager at Sprint Nextel -- also in Overland Park -- where he directed supply-side programming at a $400-million enterprise utility cost center and directed energy management, sustainability and critical power programs for 30 million square feet of commercial, retail and datacom facilities.


Among other positions, Mr. Collingwood has also served as Director of Solutions Development for Enron Energy Services, Director of Facilities Management for EnTrust Energy Solutions of Kansas City, MO; Plant Operations Manager at North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City, MO; and District Manager at Marriott Facilities Management in Leawood, KS.


Recipient of the 2009 Kansas Governor's Energy Achievement Recognition Award and designated as the 2008 Association of Energy Engineers International Energy Manager of the Year, Phillip Collingwood holds a master's degree in facility management from Michigan State University, an MBA from the University of Kansas/Wichita State University, a master's degree in engineering management from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, and a bachelor of science degree in management engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


He has also earned a number of professional certifications, including Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP), Certified Demand-Side Management Professional (CDSM), Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP) and a Six Sigma Green Belt certified by Jones Lang LaSalle.


Active in professional and community affairs, some of Mr. Collingwood's additional activities have included acting as president of the Kansas City chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), membership on the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Energy Task Force, and speaking roles at the Kansas Corporation Commission’s Energy Policy Summit and at several AEE World Energy Engineering Conferences.


Photo available upon request.


About ConEdison Solutions

ConEdison Solutions is a leading energy services company that provides competitive power supply, renewable energy, sustainability services, and cost-effective energy solutions for commercial, industrial, residential, and government customers. The company is based in Valhalla, New York, with offices in Burlington, Massachusetts; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Falls Church, Virginia; Houston, Texas; Tampa, Florida; Durham, North Carolina; and Overland Park, Kansas. The firm’s dedicated team of energy professionals delivers a broad range of commodity, consulting, demand-side management and performance contracting services. ConEdison Solutions offers programs and services designed to help customers achieve their individual energy objectives and is accredited as an Energy Services Provider (ESP) by NAESCO.


ConEdison Solutions is a subsidiary and registered trademark of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED). More information can be obtained by calling 1-888-210-8899 or visiting the ConEdison Solutions website at  You can also visit the Consolidated Edison, Inc. website at for information on all of the Consolidated Edison companies.


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