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March 15, 2017 (Cleveland)

Contract Relaunch - Natural Gas and Electricity



CHAMPS GPO and IGS Energy Relaunch Contract for Natural Gas and Electricity

CHAMPS GPO and IGS Energy Relaunch Contract for Natural Gas and ElectricityCHAMPS Group Purchasing and IGS Energy relaunched their contract for natural gas and electricity. The service area for natural gas expands outside of Ohio to include California, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Virginia and for electricity, Illinois, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The three-year contract expires Oct. 31, 2019.

“IGS Energy first became a CHAMPS GPO contract vendor in 1998 and while the energy marketplace has changed tremendously, IGS’ commitment to CHAMPS and our membership has been constant,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “Our new contract terms allow us to offer IGS’ natural gas and electric services to CHAMPS members throughout IGS’ service area. This expansion creates an exciting opportunity for our members to fulfill their energy needs with a competitive and independent provider.”

“We've been proud to be CHAMPS Group Purchasing’s trusted natural gas and electricity supplier for many years,” said Doug Austin, executive vice president and chief sales officer, IGS Energy. “We look forward to continuing to serve as a dedicated, direct supplier to CHAMPS members, providing an opportunity to gain more control of their energy costs.”

IGS Energy has been a trusted, direct supplier of natural gas and electricity for over 25 years. CHAMPS members working with IGS can rely on the company’s focus on customer advocacy, from the way transparent contracts are written, to purchasing energy when conditions are favorable to CHAMPS members. Upon reviewing a recent utility bill, IGS Energy can determine usage and provide customized pricing to match the unique needs of businesses, and will match members with a dedicated account manager to ensure responsive support and proactive communication about market opportunities.

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 10,000+ member locations across the United States. CHAMPS members gain access to significant savings in product categories, including medical / surgical supplies, foodservice, IT, wireless, office supplies and facilities maintenance. Together with its national GPO partner Premier, CHAMPS supports member supply chain initiatives through their expertise in contract management, aggregation savings, supply chain technology, spend analytics and customized service. For more, visit champsgpo.com. CHAMPS is honored to be named as one of The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces in 2014 and 2015, and to ERC’s NorthCoast 99 List in 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.  

About IGS Energy
Founded in 1989, IGS Energy has been a leading advocate for change in the energy industry with the goal of offering a choice to commercial, industrial, and residential customers in energy supply. Today, the company expertly advises and helps consumers make smart energy decisions that fit their individualized needs. IGS Energy supplies natural gas and electricity to more than one million customers, and offers a variety of Home Services products to help consumers protect their homes and further manage their energy. For more, visit igsenergy.com.