Utility Advantage Utility Advantage is an independent, majority woman-owned consulting and services company that focuses on developing and implementing sound policy and programs to promote the efficient utilization of energy resources throughout the world. Working with utility companies, businesses, governmental and institutional entities to implement energy efficiency and utility cost management programs that reduce expenses, increase efficiency and improve the carbon footprint, Utility Advantage is an innovator in the energy solutions sector. Formed in 2003 by Laurie Wiegand-Jackson, a nationally recognized energy expert and entrepreneur, Utility Advantage is headquartered in New Jersey, and provides services to customers locally and globally. Utility Advantage’s in-house expertise spans a broad range of knowledge and experience in the areas of energy policy, utility rates, energy purchasing, renewable energy project development, energy efficiency audits, energy project management, load management programs, energy and sustainability master planning, energy management training, and onsite generation alternatives. The company has developed and implemented cost-reducing, effective utility management programs and multi-million dollar projects that have saved its clients millions of dollars.