GigaWatt Inc. Wins Minority Green Firm of the Year

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Solar entrepreneurship shines bright in Los Angeles - on May 15th, 2013 GigaWatt Inc was honored as Minority Green Business of the Year at the California Club.

We will continue serving Los Angeles and our country by creating green energy jobs and helping cities kick the fossil fuel addiction.

Each year the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) honors outstanding local minority businesses to recognize the role that minority entrepreneurs play in building the American economy. This year, GigaWatt Inc was recognized as the Los Angeles Green Firm of the Year.

The MBDA selects honorees based on their historical financial success, economic impact, and involvement in community activities. Firms may receive an award for outstanding achievement in one of six industries: construction, distributor, green energy, technology, global/export, and professional services.

"We appreciate acknowledgment as Green Firm of the Year, and it shows that David can still compete among Goliaths," says Deep Patel, CEO of GigaWatt Inc. "We will continue serving Los Angeles and our country by creating green energy jobs and helping cities kick the fossil fuel addiction."

GigaWatt has innovated several solar solutions, including the SunPole(TM), a distributed, grid-tied solar module that easily connects to streetlight poles thereby eliminating land and transmission costs associated with centralized power, and the SunShelter(TM), the world's first grid-tied solar bus shelter that helps power the local traffic intersection.

About GigaWatt Inc

GigaWatt Inc,, is a California Corporation that engineers and distributes solar energy solutions. Since 2006, GigaWatt has earned the trust of Federal clients such as the Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as home and business owners that want to harness the power of the sun. is a solar eCommerce store owned and operated by GigaWatt Inc. Licensed C10 contractor #972791.

About the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

MBDA,, an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, helps create and maintain U.S. jobs by promoting the growth and global competitiveness of large, medium and small businesses owned and operated by members of the minority and Diaspora communities. Through a national network of more than 40 business centers and a wide range of domestic and international strategic partners, MBDA provides Agency clients with the technical assistance and access to capital, contract opportunities and new markets that they need to create new jobs.

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