Sacramento utility district picks ESP software for environmental data management

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the fifth largest public utility in the United States, has selected opsEnvironmental software from Environmental Software Providers (ESP) for comprehensive environmental information management...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Oct. 25, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the fifth largest public utility in the United States, has selected opsEnvironmental software from Environmental Software Providers (ESP) for comprehensive environmental information management.

opsEnvironmental helps many companies and government organizations track, manage, and report on air, water and chemical inventory data from the facility level to the enterprise level. The software will be used by SMUD to manage its commitment to environmental excellence by tracking and reporting on environmental data at all levels of the organization. It will be deployed throughout SMUD's entire Energy Supply operations, comprising its hydro-electric system, gas turbine & cogeneration operations, service centers, and the utility's headquarters facilities.

David Cox, ESP vice president of sales, said, "Public and private utilities have been a cornerstone of our customer base for the last thirteen years. With the very active participation of the utility sector in our software development process, we've been able to keep our product consistently in tune with the needs of this industry, even as it changes over time. We're excited to add SMUD to the list of leading utilities that place our software at the core of their environmental programs."

"SMUD has a commitment to environmental excellence and sustainability which we take very seriously," said Pat Frost, Supervisor of Safety, Health, and Environmental Services - Energy Supply. "The implementation of this system should help us meet our commitment to regulatory compliance. The system should provide increased visibility, accountability and control over our environmental data."

opsEnvironmental is heavily deployed by companies and organizations in the energy, chemical, petrochemical, aerospace, automotive and other industries for environmental data management. The software helps companies' track and report on air, water and waste emissions as well as corporate metrics. Its open architecture allows integration with other data collection, maintenance management and enterprise resource management systems, and its web-based enterprise design makes it ideal for multi-facility organizations.

About ESP
ESP (www.esp-net.com) provides enterprise software solutions for integrated environmental compliance management and for management of emissions allowance portfolios. Since 1992, ESP software has been helping companies track compliance and improve financial performance. ESP software is currently used to manage environmental data in thousands of facilities around the world. It is also widely used to manage both the compliance and financial aspects of emissions trading programs.

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