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About Patrick Clouden

Patrick J. Clouden is the Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Energy Solutions, Inc., one of the nation’s top energy consulting firms. Consumer Energy Solutions was founded in 1999 and represents some of the largest energy suppliers in North America. CES has enrolled over 2.5 million residential and 300,000 commercial customers across the United States and Canada including many Fortune 500 companies.

The Story Of Cold Weather And Warm Hearts!

By | 2018-11-26T14:41:47+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Energy News|

The Energy Industry is always changing. Winter this year could be challenging as it seems to be coming early. For many years natural gas storage has been very high, it has carried us through stressful weather and conditions without a lot of spikes in prices. Natural gas storage is now at lower levels than it [...]

Consumer Energy Solutions Nominated For 2017 Leadership And Integrity Award

By | 2018-10-11T15:23:14+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Energy News|

“It’s an honor to be nominated!” This is something often said when it comes to awards. This time I can attest that it’s true, it’s an honor to be nominated! Why? Because this award means something in our industry. It’s the Leadership and Integrity Award for 2017 presented by Energy Marketing Conferences in New York. [...]

Is There A Connection Between Listening And Success?

By | 2018-08-23T15:22:34+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

“This course was very good for me. It helped to show me that I need to slow down and really LISTEN to the customer. This helps create an understanding between the rep and customer. I acknowledge what the customer is saying and I can appropriately handle the customer questions and concerns. This truly helps the [...]

Helping our Employees Help More Customers! It’s always WIN/WIN Around Here!

By | 2018-07-17T16:12:09+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Energy News|

I have been touting the benefits of our Training Program here at Consumer Energy Solutions for a while now, and for good reason. Training employees is time well spent and an incredible return on investment. Here at CES we have a course called Make More Money. The effectiveness of this training never ceases to amaze [...]

What Is Success?

By | 2018-05-23T13:53:23+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Company History, Energy News|

When I interact with other business people the topic of “Success—how do you do it?” inevitably comes up. Success means different things to different people. For me it’s not just one big SUCCESS! It is an ongoing thing. Every step toward a named goal, anywhere in life, is a SUCCESS! Author, Norman Vincent Peale, once [...]

How Is It That We Really Do Help Our Customers?

By | 2018-04-10T14:32:51+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Company History, Energy Efficiency for Business|

Our purpose at CES is to help home and business owners make good decisions regarding their energy costs and enroll them in a program that will best fit their energy needs. This may surprise you—one of the reasons we have such a great team of lead generators, sales people, and administrators working with CES comes [...]

What Sets Consumer Energy Solutions Apart From Other Energy Sales Companies?

By | 2018-02-15T15:30:44+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Company History, Energy News|

I am often asked what sets CES apart from other energy sales companies. This is a very easy question to answer. It’s a one-word-answer. However, you most likely will not believe me if I tell you what that word is. So I’m going to give you a bit of CES history before I blurt it [...]

It’s COLD Outside!

By | 2018-01-11T15:02:23+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Energy News, Natural Gas|

Jan 3rd 2018 - NYC Blizzard, White-out Conditions, Gale-Force Winds, Bomb Cyclone, Winter Storm Warning, Six Feet of Snowfall, Massive Snowstorm, Frigid Temperatures, Flights Cancelled, Ice Storms, Flooding! More Cold on the Way, and It’s Snowing in Florida! These are some words and phrases I’ve been hearing a lot since this year started! [...]

CES Is Now A Vendor For A Major Energy Supply Company’s Energy Efficiency Program!

By | 2017-12-07T15:22:05+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy Efficient Products & Devices|

Consumer Energy Solutions (CES) is in the business of Energy Efficiency Solutions! If your business is in a deregulated state we can help you get the best price in the current market because we do the homework—we work with the top energy suppliers in the country and get the best pricing available on a daily [...]

I Want To Share With You Something I Feel Passionate About – Corporate Philanthropy

By | 2017-11-01T14:06:15+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Energy News|

Corporate philanthropy is a company’s way of giving back to its community. It can be done through financial donations, non-cash contributions such as time spent volunteering, even fundraising activities for charities and non-profits. But what is a company? It’s made up of the individuals who work there who all contribute in one way or another [...]