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Fargo, ND, United States, 2009/09/29 - Each organization works with clients who seek to turn ideas into opportunities, and by joining forces, those clients now have access to an even greater depth and breadth of expertise and experience.
Praxis Energy Group and Energy Concepts & Operating Solutions, Inc. are pleased to announce a strategic alliance of the two organizations, both of which have extensive experience and expertise in fostering public/private partnerships aimed at wind energy resource development and promoting rural economic development and jobs.
Praxis Energy Group is a wholly owned division of Praxis Strategy Group which for over two decades, has collaborated with entrepreneurial leaders in business, government and education to create high impact enterprise opportunities in their regional economies. Energy Concepts & Operating Solutions is a consortium of partners and affiliates, headed by Don Lucker and focuses its efforts on bringing new technologies to market with strategic partners to manufacture and market in North America & Asia with a focus on creating rural primary jobs and developing the local region economies.
Each organization works with clients who seek to turn ideas into opportunities, and by joining forces, those clients now have access to an even greater depth and breadth of expertise and experience.
“Don Lucker and the ECOS staff are ahead of the curve in bringing intellectual property with significant market potential through university system research departments and taking them to market,” said Dr. Delore Zimmerman, President of Praxis Energy Group. “Their vast experience in creating and mobilizing public/private partnerships to better align products, programs and services for the market and employment is a real plus for helping communities and people thrive in the global economy.
We are so pleased and excited that we will be working with Mr. Lucker and the ECOS organization to help engage universities, colleges and contract manufacturers to bring innovation to meet the challenges of the future.”
“Whenever you grow the capacity of an organization through affiliations such as this,” said Lucker, “you create a synergy that enhances the quality of the service each of us provides. By combining our collective knowledge and expertise of local, state, national and international economic development, intellectual property, business and industry, workforce development, higher education, research, marketing and public relations, we are able to bring together the best minds to meet the specific needs of each of our clients.
“We’re especially excited about this affiliation with Praxis because it gives us the opportunity to work with an established premier entrepreneurial organization and will allow us to serve more national and international clients.”
Praxis Energy Group works with communities and regions throughout the United States in helping landowners with the development of their wind and energy resources and along with its parent company has been at the forefront in creating innovative processes that move citizens to community-oriented action. With 25 years of domestic and international experience working with local and regional economic development groups, Zimmerman co-developed the High Performance Community Initiative while a Senior Fellow at the Denver-based Center for the New West—a strategy that has been deployed across the nation to create innovation and technology-based economies.
About Praxis Energy
Praxis Energy Group (praxissg.com) is an entrepreneurial company which was created to help rural landowners and community leaders reap greater economic benefits from their wind resource. The company works with intellectual property owners and contract manufacturers to create new and innovative products and services to further enhance the renewable energy sector and reduce the reliance on fossil fuels for energy. Parent company Praxis Strategy Group is a research and economic development strategy company nationally recognized for working with economic development organizations, engaged universities and innovators in science and technology to create enterprise opportunities. It has locations in Fargo and Grand Forks, N.D., Los Angeles C.A., and Duluth, Minn.
About Energy Concepts & Operating Solutions, Inc.
ECOS is a green energy, turnkey solution company, whose focus is to be a leader in bringing together public / private partnerships, enlisting higher education research and in turn bringing new products to market. This strategy creates workforce development and numerous employment opportunities. Currently ECOS is active in the areas of electric vehicle development, telecommunications, power creation thru wind energy and remote monitoring. Close relationships with officials in the U.S. Government, various State Governments, major Universities and several countries enhances ECOS's entrepreneurial ability to create solutions for its clients. ECOS presently has locations in Montana, Illinois and Georgia.