Nexant Recognized as Top Cleantech Innovator
This news item was posted on Nov 03, 2011
Company’s Pioneering Energy Efficiency Role
Cited by 2011 Global Cleantech 100
San Francisco---November 3, 2011---Nexant, Inc. (www.nexant.com),
a global provider of smart grid and clean energy solutions, announced today
that it has been named as one of the world’s top cleantech companies by
Cleantech Group, sponsor of the annual Global Cleantech 100 competition.
“We are delighted to be one of the Global Cleantech
100 companies, which recognizes our contributions to pioneering and advancing smart
grid and clean energy solutions as well as our role in helping to set the
industry benchmark for the innovative design, implementation, and evaluation of
some of North America’s largest commercial, industrial, and residential energy
efficiency programs,” said Basem Sarandah, Nexant CEO.
“Our roots in the energy efficiency industry go
deep. Nexant experts have been providing
clean energy technology services to utilities, Fortune 500 companies, and
governments since 2000,” Sarandah continued.
“In addition, we continue to innovate to meet the evolving needs of our
customers. For example, our new iEnergyTM
platform—incorporating industry-leading solutions such as TrakSmart®, DR360TM,
and TradeAllyTM—facilitates comprehensive management of the entire
portfolio of utility energy efficiency and demand response programs.”
“Nexant also pioneered transmission and distribution
software for grid and market operations,” Sarandah said. “Our Grid360TM platform takes our
extensive suite of Nexant grid management solutions to a new
level—significantly improving the physical and financial operational efficiency
of the power grid.”
Along with Nexant, the 2011 Global Cleantech 100 list
includes 99 other leading private clean technology firms selected from a
worldwide pool of more than 6,000 candidates.
A panel of 70 experts drawn from investors and industrial organizations in
Asia, Europe, and North America screened the nominees to find only those
companies that are most likely to make the most significant impact on the
cleantech market over the next five to ten years.
The Global Cleantech 100 and panel member lists are
available on both the Cleantech Group website at http://www.cleantech.com/global-cleantech-100 and on The Guardian website at http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/global-clean-technology-100-green-tech.