Former GDF Suez CEO Launches New Energy Marketing Company

LifeEnergy sounds like it might be a new age acupuncture treatment–or perhaps an energy drink. But it’s neither. LifeEnergy is an energy company with a “focus on delivering energy products and services to residential and business customers across North America.” It is, as near as we can tell, an energy marketing company. You know how you get telemarketing calls to change your electric and/or gas from the local utility to some other company that delivers electricity or gas to your home via the same local utility, but reportedly at a better/different price? We think that’s what this company is all about–except on a national scale. It is who is behind the company that first got our attention. The new head of LifeEnergy is the former CEO of GDF Suez Energy North America, a division of the French electric energy giant ENGIE. And who is GDF? They’re the company with an LNG import terminal near Boston that keeps trying to screw Kinder Morgan and Spectra Energy out of building pipelines to New England (see Guess Why GDF Suez Doesn’t Want Marcellus Pipeline to New England and LNG Importer Publishes Sham Report Slamming New England Pipelines). GDF would rather import natural gas–because they personally profit from it–rather than see local gas from the Marcellus/Utica find its way to New England markets. The guy who used to run that has stepped away to run this instead…

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