Nexant Recognized as Top Cleantech Innovator

Nov 3, 2013
Company’s Pioneering Energy Efficiency Role Cited by 2011 Global Cleantech 100

SAN FRANCISCO – Nexant, Inc. 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 iEnergy® platform—incorporating industry-leading solutions such as TrakSmart®, DR360, and TradeAlly—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 Grid360™ 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 and on The Guardian website.