01 Nov, 2017, 08:30 ET
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE:KNR) (the "Company"), through its operating division Kontrol Technologies Inc., is integrating its real-time energy management system, the Kontrol EMS, with Blockchain technology.
"The traditional utility model of centralized power plants is changing as consumers demand greater access to sustainable energy solutions including solar energy, combined heat and power and battery storage," says Paul Ghezzi, CEO of Kontrol Energy. "This is especially true for those North American markets where the retail cost of electricity exceeds 16 cents per kilowatt hour."
The Kontrol EMS will include full Internet of Things (IOT) functionality, smart learning algorithms and the ability to manage localized distributed energy solutions. Through Blockchain technology Kontrol plans to provide local energy producers and consumers with a peer to peer energy market. "Blockchain technology offers a unique opportunity to facilitate the growing demand for distributed energy solutions across North America," continues Paul Ghezzi. "The ability to buy and sell locally produced sustainable energy has great potential for both stabilizing existing electricity grids and reducing the cost of energy over time. Blockchain technology also has the potential to eliminate wasted energy and reduce infrastructure costs for governments and utilities."
The Kontrol EMS will be available in the second quarter of 2018 with Blockchain technology. For 2018 the Company anticipates that it will build out up to 2 Megawatts of distributed energy solutions in Ontario, Canada. In addition to the Ontario market, the Company is also exploring potential opportunities and acquisitions in the distributed energy sector in New York and California.
About Kontrol Energy Corp.
Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE:KNR) is a leader in energy efficiency solutions and technology. Through a disciplined mergers and acquisition strategy, combined with organic growth, Kontrol Energy Corp. provides market-based energy solutions to our customers designed to reduce their overall cost of energy while providing a corresponding reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.
Additional information about Kontrol Energy Corp. can be found on its website at www.kontrolenergy.com and by reviewing its profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com
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Certain information included in this press release, including information relating to future financial or operating performance and other statements that express the expectations of management or estimates of future performance constitute "forward-looking statements". Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding possible future acquisitions and/or investments in operating businesses and/or technologies, accelerated organic growth, the provision of solutions to customers and Greenhouse Gas emissions reductions, proposed financial savings and sustainable energy benefits and energy monitoring. Where the Company expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to future events or results, such expectation or belief are based on assumptions made in good faith and believed to have a reasonable basis. Such assumptions include, without limitation, that suitable businesses and technologies for acquisition and/or investment will be available, that such acquisitions and or investment transactions will be concluded, that sufficient capital will be available to the Company, that technology will be as effective as anticipated, that organic growth will occur, and others. However, forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to, lack of acquisition and investment opportunities or that such opportunities may not be concluded on reasonable terms, or at all, that sufficient capital and financing cannot be obtained on reasonable terms, or at all, that technologies will not prove as effective as expected that customers and potential customers will not be as accepting of the Company's product and service offering as expected, and government and regulatory factors impacting the energy conservation industry. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements and the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained herein are made as at the date hereof and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any such forward-looking statements or any forward-looking statements contained in any other documents whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities law.
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For further information: Paul Ghezzi, CEO, [email protected]; Kontrol Energy Corp., 5045 Orbitor Drive, Bldg. 9, Suite 401, Mississauga, ON L4W 4Y4, Tel: 905.766.0400, Toll free: 1.844.866.8123
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