Costa Mesa, CA – September 9, 2009: EPS Corp, a leading Energy Intelligence company for the manufacturing sector, today announced it has been named a Global Cleantech 100 company by Guardian News and Media and Cleantech Group™, LLC, providers of leading research, events and advisory services for the cleantech ecosystem.
The Global Cleantech 100 is the first ever list highlighting the most promising private clean technology companies around the world. Supported by the Carbon Trust, the Global Cleantech 100 recognizes companies at the forefront of cleantech innovation offering solutions to some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.
The final list represents the collective opinion of hundreds of leading experts from cleantech innovation and venture capital companies in EMEA, North America, India and China, combined with the specific input of an expert panel of 35, drawn from well-respected organisations such as Altira Group, Crossover Advisors, Deloitte, Emerald Technology Ventures, Google, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, New York Stock Exchange, NGEN Partners, Nth Power, New Enterprise Associates, Sterling Communications, Tsing Capital and Vantage Point Venture Partners.
The panel’s views were combined with insights from the Cleantech Network™, the de facto industry association of international clean technology investors, entrepreneurs, large corporations and other industry insiders. Some 3,500 companies were nominated/considered.
“The first ever Global Cleantech 100 shines a spotlight on which companies and which technology areas the global innovation community is most excited about from a commercial standpoint,” said Richard Youngman, managing partner at Cleantech Group.
“Since 2001 EPS has been focused on energy efficient technology solutions and we are extremely pleased to have been recognized as part of this important group of companies working to improve our environment,” said EPS Corp CEO Jay Zoellner. “Our Best Practice Energy Intelligent technology solutions help our customers to reduce their energy spend, reduce their carbon emissions, and achieve sustainability goals on an accelerated timeframe with financially compelling results.”
EPS Corp and other winners are being honoured today at Cleantech Forum XXIII in Boston, 8-10 September 2009 (www.cleantech.com/bostonforum) and will be celebrated at Cleantech Forum XXIV in Delhi, 15-16 October 2009 (www.cleantech.com/delhiforum) and at the Guardian’s UK Cleantech Summit in London on 23 November 2009 (guardian.co.uk/cleantechsummit).
EPS Corp has received the award on the basis of its leadership as a premier provider of energy efficiency solutions to the U.S. manufacturing sector. Its solutions, like EPS xChange PointTM and EPS PowerSaverTM help leading manufacturers to achieve sustainability goals and realize cost and energy savings right away.
More than half (56) of the companies listed on the Global Cleantech 100 are headquartered in North America, while European firms make up 36 percent. Five firms are based in Israel and three in India.
The full list of Global Cleantech 100 firms is available on the Guardian (guardian.co.uk/globalcleantech100) and Cleantech Group (cleantech.com/news/awards/globalcleantech100) websites.
About EPS Corp
EPS Corp is the leading energy intelligence company that develops and implements analytic, efficiency and clean generation solutions for Fortune 500 companies. The company’s integrated product and services suite is delivered using The EPS Way™, an innovative three-step process that maximizes energy and carbon reductions through financially compelling solutions. EPS delivers the right information – at the right time – to enable decisions that improve energy efficiency, reduce costs, and achieve sustainability goals. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. More information may be found at www.epsway.com
About the Cleantech Group, LLC
The Cleantech Group pioneered the clean technology investment category in 2002. Today, it accelerates the development and market adoption of clean technologies globally. The company’s worldwide network of investors, entrepreneurs, enterprises, service providers and others—representing trillions of dollars in assets—receives access to capital, investment deal flow, networking, market leading research and data, sales leads and promotional opportunities. The Cleantech Group also provides advisory services for large corporations and governments, publishes leading cleantech sector industry news coverage and produces the premier Cleantech Forum® events worldwide. Details are available at http://www.cleantech.com.
About the Guardian
The Guardian is a unique voice with an international reach delivering progressive journalism to a global audience. The Guardian’s vision is to be the leader on sustainability within the media industry and to be environmentally regenerative in their activities. Through their editorial coverage and business activities, they demonstrate to readers, staff, advertisers, suppliers and their communities that GNM (Guardian News and Media) is committed to enhancing society’s ability to build a sustainable future.
EPS PowerSaver, EPS xChange Point and EPS Corp are registered trademarks of EPS Corp.