A simpler perspective on energy

For most of our clients, if thinking about energy is taking up valuable time, there’s a problem. Our solutions ensure our customers can focus on their operational priorities.

Our Mission Statement & Vision

GI Energy delivers outstanding, reliable, resilient, clean and cost-effective energy infrastructure solutions. We are highly innovative. We work with clients to deliver optimal energy infrastructure solutions, harnessing the best available technologies.

Conventional energy infrastructure and established industry practices no longer meet customer needs. By integrating our solutions into clients’ operations, we are enabling the future of sustainable distributed energy.

GI Mission

Our Team

[The world] needs a new consensus around how we produce, use and conserve energy. Shell is adapting to lead that effort and drive sustainable change. We’re excited to play our part in helping them do it.

Company History

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2006
‘Geothermal International’ expands to USA

Geothermal International, whence GI Energy evolved, was founded in the UK in 2000.

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2009
Built largest closed lake loop in world

Kingsmill Hospital in the UK required a low-carbon energy solution. Our system provides 5,400 kW cooling and 5,000 kW heating.

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2010
Completed largest (6 MW) CHP system in NYC commercial building

Created first electrical interconnection (with Con Edison) using novel application of inverter devices for customer-side fault current mitigation. 12,000 lb/hour high-pressure steam and 8 MMBtu/hour hot water production

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2011
GI Energy US created

The American business separates from the UK parent company forming GI Energy US.

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2014
Construction of first net-zero energy Walgreens, Evanston IL

We integrated a ground source heat pump (GSHP) system with 100% CO2 refrigeration, natural ventilation, daylighting, solar PV and wind turbines to require no electricity from grid.

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2016
Cornell Tech geothermal system built

Working on NYC’s busy Roosevelt Island, we designed and built a GSHP system drilling to 350 ft. through bedrock to intercept and take advantage of thermal properties of aquifer there.

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2017
First eco-district energy solution for Hunters Point

Working with FivePoint, a spin off from real estate developers Lennar, we are providing a full DBOOM model for Hunters Point’s heating, cooling, power and recycled water systems.

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2018
Became an affiliate of Shell New Energies US LLC

In January 2018 we joined the Shell family. Shell also became the investment partner on our REV Demo Energy storage project for Con Edison in New York City.