Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): March 2, 2011

EnergyConnect Group, Inc.

(Exact name of Company as specified in its charter)


(Commission File Number)


Oregon   93-0935149
(State or Other Jurisdiction of   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

901 Campisi Way, Suite 260

Campbell, CA 95008

(Address of principal executive offices, with zip code)

(408) 370-3311

(Company’s telephone number, including area code)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Company under any of the following provisions:


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On March 2, 2011, the Board of Directors of EnergyConnect Group, Inc. (“EnergyConnect”) approved, effective as of the execution of that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger by and among EnergyConnect, Johnson Controls Holding Company, Inc., a Delaware corporation, (“JCI Holding”), and Eureka, Inc., an Oregon corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of JCI Holding, which occurred on March 2, 2011, an increase to the base salary of each of our named executive officers, such that their new base salary is as follows: Kevin R. Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer ($300,000), John P. Stremel, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Grid Operations ($180,000) and D. Jay Crookston, Vice President, Sales ($170,000).


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 8, 2011     ENERGYCONNECT GROUP, INC.
      By:   /s/ Kevin R. Evans
      Name:   Kevin R. Evans
      Title:   President and Chief Executive Officer