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A Full-Service Energy Services Company

Plug Smart is a full-service, Ohio-based energy services company with offices in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida.


Our History


It began designing electrical engineering work in 1975 under the name Control Solutions and quickly grew to over 500 employees with 17 offices until it was sold to Schneider Electric.


After selling the company, core members of the previous Control Solutions team and some new business talent had a fresh idea for delivering energy services projects. They thought, "what if we approached projects from the customer's perspective?" With this in mind, their key objectives were providing transparent pricing, letting the customer dictate who performs service work, and allowing clients to work with their existing trusted sources. They wanted to have a strong in-house engineering and solutions team who would assure projects were well-thought-out and fully optimized.


In 2008, Plug Smart was formed.


It wasn't long before their customer-focused solutions began to take hold. The company quickly saw a need for a strong financial component as part of their offering. Our financial team has been very successful at helping to create self-funding opportunities and providing unparalleled insights into pricing and ROI before, during and after projects. The financial visibility and transparency has become a much appreciated hallmark of our client relationships.


Today, we’re rapidly becoming one of the industry's true success stories. The company has the unique distinction of being chosen as one of Inc. Magazine's 500 fastest growing privately held companies for three years in a row, and are the #3 company in the Columbus Business First's "Fast 50" of fastest growing companies in the region.


Our growth has been an organic process as school districts, hospitals, universities and commercial/industrial clients have affirmed Plug Smart's customer-centered approach by establishing ongoing relationships.