Boulder, CO, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- July 13, 2012 - With the acquisition of Pike Research by Navigant, the company’s founder and president has joined Navigant as a managing director.

Pike Research, founded in 2009, has become a well respected market intelligence company, producing more than 100 research reports on trends and developments in the cleantech market annually.

The company becomes part of Navigant’s energy practice, which includes more than 300 energy professionals.

“We’re very enthusiastic about joining Navigant as we feel that there is a very strong complementary relationship between Pike Research’s market intelligence services and Navigant’s energy consulting expertise,” said Wheelock in a circular letter. “In particular, this provides a strong platform for continued expansion of our research services in the global utility sector. In the months ahead, we expect to significantly expand our research offerings and capabilities in the energy industry, in addition to continuing to build our depth of coverage in emerging cleantech markets.”