DALLAS – Feb. 16, 2016The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA), announced today that 12 new companies joined the non-profit organization since its annual conference in late 2015, a nearly 13 percent increase in membership since October. The new members include energy brokers, retail energy providers, and other affiliated energy companies across the country.

“We’re thrilled to welcome these new members to our growing organization,” said David Roylance, president of TEPA. “It’s extremely rewarding to see our organization continue to attract top companies from across the country that share our commitment to advancing benefits to consumers in competitive energy markets. I believe our growth is evidence that TEPA is providing substantial value to our members through our education initiatives, informative meetings, networking and advocacy efforts. Competitive Energy markets benefit consumers with more product choices, broader array of services and the ability to align the consumer’s unique needs with a qualified energy provider.”

Established in April 2005, TEPA is composed of aggregators, brokers, and consultants (A/B/Cs), retail energy providers (REPs, suppliers) and related energy service members which operate in competitive energy markets across the U.S, Canada, and Europe. The organization is focused on improving benefits to consumers through adherence to a professional code of conduct, and in providing market knowledge and advocacy for its membership to help them provide services to consumers while sustaining the integrity of competitive retail energy market across the country.

The new TEPA broker companies include:

  • American Natural Gas & Electric Company
  • GDS Associates
  • Incite Energy
  • Premier Energy Group

The new TEPA Retail Electric Provider member companies include:

  • Ambit Energy
  • Entrust Energy
  • Nordic Energy
  • North American Power
  • US Gas & Electric

The new TEPA Affiliate member companies include:

  • AGR Group
  • Energy Research Council
  • ePsolutions

“We’re thrilled to have these 12 companies join the TEPA family,” said Andrew Barth, vice president of TEPA. “The diversity in our membership is representative of the broad appeal and growing impact TEPA has across the energy market. We’re excited to be able to work with these companies in addressing challenges and identifying opportunities for energy buyers in competitive energy markets.”

About The Energy Professionals Association
The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA) is a 501(c)(6) organization that establishes a standard code of conduct, serves as an educational resource and advocates legislative initiatives for the deregulated energy markets across the country. TEPA members include aggregators, brokers and consultants (ABCs), retail electricity providers (REPs) and affiliate members. TEPA members exhibit expertise, ethical practices and a high level of professionalism to help consumers buy electricity in the restructured national marketplace. For more information contact Aaron Cook at ACook@TPRM.com, www.TPRM.com, or call (214) 520-3430, ext.302. Follow TEPA on Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin.