Nexant Named Top Global Cleantech Company for 2013

Oct 10, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO – Nexant announced today that it has been selected as one of the world’s top cleantech companies by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment.  This is the third time that Cleantech has acknowledged Nexant as one of the world’s foremost pioneers in the energy efficiency, clean energy, and bio-renewables sectors.

This year’s Global Cleantech 100 list highlights the capabilities of private clean technology companies from 60 countries, focusing on those companies that are likely to have the most significant market impact over the next five to ten years.

“We are delighted to be chosen as one of the Global Cleantech 100 companies for a third consecutive year,” said Basem Sarandah, Nexant CEO.  “Our commitment to provide innovative renewable energy, biofuels, energy efficiency, and smart grid technology and solutions is designed to help organizations improve operational and financial efficiency and reduce risk. In our leadership role managing technology programs and systems infrastructure projects, our experts work with local and regional partners and agencies to support efforts to transform energy economies and advance cleantech technologies in every part of the world.”

“The Global Cleantech 100 is a natural extension of our vision to help corporations and investors connect with innovation around the world,” said Sheeraz Haji, CEO of Cleantech Group. “This list celebrates inspiring entrepreneurs, and serves as the industry standard on gauging where innovation is headed across key sectors.” The Global Cleantech 100 list is derived from Cleantech Group’s own data and research combined with the weighted qualitative judgments of hundreds of nominations and the viewpoints of a global panel of 90 cleantech experts.  The 5,864 companies nominated this year were weighted and scored to create a short list of 300 candidates that was presented to the expert panel for evaluation, with a final round of the top 100 companies selected from 18 countries.

The full 2013 Global Cleantech 100 report and panel member lists are available at:  


Nexant is a global industry leader focused on every facet of clean energy planning, development, and implementation.  The company has extensive experience and expertise in energy efficiency, demand side management, bio-renewables, geothermal, solar, wind, hydrogen, natural gas, clean coal, and CO2 capture and sequestration. Nexant also offers a comprehensive suite of best-in-class advisory services and software designed to transform utility business processes, support implementation of smart grid and demand management initiatives and provides technology and commercial insights across the energy value chain. Over the last decade, it has been developing and commercializing technology solutions—such as Nexant iEnergy®, Nexant Grid360™, Nexant iHedge®, and Nexant RevenueManager®—that enable utilities, power producers, and retailers to improve operational and financial efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance customer engagement across the energy value chain.