April 13 , 2011
ERTH Business Technologies announces expansion of energy billing & settlement services to US market
TORONTO--ERTH Business Technologies Inc.has expansed their services to the US market, starting with the Pennsylvania energy market.
ERTH Business Technologies Inc.'s Billing and Settlement service takes over all aspects of operations from the point where the retailer completes the customer acquisition. Bill calculation and creation, data management, standards enforcement, distributor correspondence, and settlement reconciliation are the core strengths of this service, allowing clients to focus more on growing their business and less on operational details. All of the hardware and software needed is housed at Class A hosting facilities. Extensive and customizable reporting services, paired with highly experienced and knowledgeable staff, ensure clients are always informed with the key information they need.
"ERTH's services enable retailers to operate in deregulated electricity and gas markets without the need to implement and operate complex billing and settlement systems or build and operate new systems in-house. By using our services retailers will avoid substantial upfront investments and realize operational cost savings, allowing them to focus on growing their business and increasing profitability", said Jason Cartwright, Vice President for ERTH.
ERTH is the leading provider of products and services in the Ontario deregulated energy markets. ERTH's Billing and Settlement system is used to process over half of the Ontario market by volume. It processes over 1.8 million transactions per year.
ERTH Business Technologies Inc. is a consolidation of companies within ERTH Corporation that provide information technology and energy consulting services. Key among those consolidated former companies are The SPi Group Inc., a leading provider of services to North American electricity and gas markets since 2001, and ECALIBER Inc., a leading provider of services to North American electricity markets. With a solid legacy of service and success in the Canadian retail electricity market, ERTH Business Technologies Inc.'s focus is providing mission-critical systems and industry expertise to the North American and global energy industry. Among those systems include distributor and retailer CIS, Financial Management Systems, Document Management, Mobile Technologies and Web-based applications.