energy services company, efficiency services company, ESCO

The acronym ESCO can be used to refer to companies offering both energy and efficiency services, but it usually refers to an efficiency services company. ESCOs primarily serve large-scale industrial and commercial customers by assisting in the reduction of energy consumption. Typically the customer pays an ESCO a percentage of the energy savings that the ESCO provides.

May also be spelled Esco, EsCo, or esco.

See also:

GENCO, TRANSCO, POOLCO, DISCO, energy efficiency, demand-side management