ESCO

DEFINITION: An energy services company (ESCO) is a commercial or non-profit business providing a broad range of energy solutions including designs and implementation of energy savings projects, retrofitting, conservation, energy infrastructure outsourcing, power generation and energy supply, and risk management.

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