Silicon Valley networking group AlwaysOn announced a list of 200 private companies - plus eight to watch - that it says are "pushing the greentech community forward into tomorrow's clean world."
The GoingGreen Global 200 list was created by the editorial team at AlwaysOn with advising partners at Morgan Stanley, SAP, KPMG, Hewlett-Packard, Goldman Sachs, Technology Partners, Bridge Bank, Sheppard Mullin, Silicon Valley Bank, and NEA.
Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn, writes:
This year's GoingGreen Global 200 proves that the greentech community is flourishing, and investment is stronger than ever. With maturity and growth during the past five years, the greentech industry is bursting with companies that are reinventing and creating cleaner and more-efficient energy, waste management, and materials solutions. As government incentives and grants dry up in the midst of debt crises and economic uncertainty, greentech innovators are becoming increasingly creative in getting their ideas to market.
The list is divided into the follwoing categories:
- Biotech, Biofuel, and Agriculture
- Clean Energy (not solar or biofuel)
- Data Center Efficiency
- Energy Management, Smart Grid, and Energy Efficiency
- Energy Storage Systems
- Green Automobiles and Transportation
- Green Materials and Green Building
- Resource Recovery and Waste Management
- Solar Energy
- Water Technology and Treatment
It includes numerous companies we've covered here on SustainableBusiness over the years, including: SunRun, Stion, SolarBridge Technologies, Abound Solar, Recyclebank, Coulomb Technologies, Sakti3, Ice Energy, Tendril Networks, eMeter, Xtreme Power, AltaRock Energy, and Joule Unlimited.
The companies to watch list is:
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