Northern Reliability designs and builds electric power systems on seven continents that equip off-grid applications with renewable energy while reducing fossil fuel dependence. Formed in 2007 by former Northern Power Systems (Barre) employees, Northern Reliability has built a solid track record in engineering and product innovation to help customers become more energy independent. In early 2015, Jay Bellows was hired as CEO to increase sales efforts and energy storage solutions in the growing renewable energy market sector. The Flex Fund’s investment is helping Northern Reliability continue to ramp up sales and marketing efforts, hire new and maintain current employees, and support product development. Vermont clients include Northern Power Systems, Renewable NRG Systems, and Green Mountain Power.