DALLAS – October 2, 2014 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, and
Utility System Solutions, Inc. (US2), a turnkey construction and intelligent energy monitoring solutions
company, today announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved an agreement
between the two organizations under the SBA’s Mentor-Protégé Program. The partnership will make it
easier for federal agencies to take advantage of the mutual strengths of both organizations as they
work to solve key energy challenges and meet their small business goals.