Blue Pillar is Recognized by the Global Cleantech 100 for Second Consecutive Year

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Blue Pillar’s Aurora® Energy Network of Things™ Solution is Quickly Becoming the De Facto Internet of Things (IoT) Platform for Connecting Distributed Energy Assets

Global Cleantech 100

Blue Pillar, provider of the world’s first self-configurable Energy Network of Things™ platform that connects and controls distributed energy assets, announced today that it has been named in the 2015 Global Cleantech 100. This prestigious award is presented by the Cleantech Group and is awarded to companies with the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech. The Global Cleantech 100 is a comprehensive list of private companies with the highest potential to make the most significant market impact, and features companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges. Blue Pillar was selected out of 6,900 distinct companies from across 60 countries.

“We are honored to have been recognized by the Cleantech Group for a second year. This recognition is further proof that 2016 will bring significant disruption behind the meter in an industry that has far too long been held hostage by proprietary systems and expensive, time-consuming integration approaches,” said Tom Willie, CEO of Blue Pillar. “By providing simplified, ubiquitous connectivity of behind the meter assets, Blue Pillar’s Aurora Energy Network of Things platform truly is a disruptive force for facilities and energy service providers alike. We are uniquely positioned to centralize the collection of energy data among highly dispersed fleets of assets and offer real-time control that will bring increased levels of resiliency, energy efficiency and self-sufficiency to Commercial and Industrial (C+I) customers or Energy Service Providers looking to engage these customers in new and innovative ways.”

“The Global Cleantech 100 provides us with insight into the collective opinion of key market players on which megatrends and innovation companies are most likely to have a significant impact in the next 5-10 years,” said Michele Parad, Senior Manager at Cleantech Group and lead author of the Global Cleantech 100 Report. “Now in its 7th year, the Global Cleantech 100 program reveals which themes are staying relevant and which sectors are taking center stage.”

  •     The complete list of 100 companies was revealed on January 25th at Cleantech Forum San Francisco.
  •     For complete information on Blue Pillar’s leadership within the cleantech space, visit i3 — Cleantech Group’s leading market intelligence platform—and search for Blue Pillar.
  •     The list is accompanied by a full report with commentary and insight on the 2015 Global Cleantech 100, available here.
  •     View a complete list of Global Cleantech 100 expert panel members here.

About Blue Pillar, Inc.

Blue Pillar is the leading Energy Network of Things provider for distributed energy networks. Our award winning Aurora® platform, and patented deployment methodology is the first solution to connect behind-the-meter distributed energy resources by self-prescribing secure IoT networks that enable real-time control of assets and collection of energy data. Using Aurora, hundreds of the world’s most complex facilities operators have increased their energy resiliency, efficiency or self-sufficiency efforts including Duke University Medical Center, Tenet Healthcare and Houston Methodist. Energy service providers have been able to offer new services to their Commercial and Industrial (C+I) customers by centrally monitoring, managing, and dispatching behind-the-meter assets with Aurora. Blue Pillar was recognized as one of the 15 fastest growing energy tech companies in North America by the Deloitte Fast 500™. Learn how Blue Pillar can help you take control of your energy future faster and more affordably by visiting http://www.bluepillar.com or on Twitter at @bluepillarinc.

About Cleantech Group

Founded in 2002, Cleantech Group’s mission is to accelerate sustainable innovation. Core to this mission is i3, an online platform that connects corporates with innovation, at scale, by allowing them to find, vet, and connect with start-ups — efficiently building an innovation pipeline. The i3 platform comes to life at our global Events, which convene corporates and start-ups, along with other players shaping the future of sustainable innovation.

Cleantech Group is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in London. For more information, visit; http://www.cleantech.com

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Kimberly M. Getgen
Vice President of Marketing, Blue Pillar, Inc.
415-867-8842
kim.getgen(at)bluepillar(dot)com

Amanda Brodbaek
Eco Branding for Blue Pillar, Inc.
866-945-9445 ext.703
bluepillar(at)ecobrandit(dot)com

Heather Matheson
Cleantech Group
415-233-9714
heather.matheson(at)cleantech(dot)com

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