LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FirstFuel Software, the commercial building energy analytics company, today announced it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as a 2012 GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winner. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 recognizes leadership amongst industry peers and signifies game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing and entrenched players in green technology.
“This year’s GoingGreen Global 200 winners are pushing the bounds of how technology can bring about change in the war on our planet’s waning resources. The strength of these companies lies in their ability to nurture innovative ideas and see them through to successful, sustainable, and profitable businesses.”
FirstFuel was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on the criteria of: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
FirstFuel’s Rapid Building Assessment Platform provides a breakthrough method of remotely identifying, sizing and tracking energy efficiency savings opportunities in commercial buildings. Without ever setting foot on site, FirstFuel’s technology changes the rate and scale at which utilities and government agencies can harvest building energy insight and savings, drastically reducing time and costs required to meet commercial efficiency objectives.
“FirstFuel’s technology has just begun to scratch the surface of the potential energy and cost savings that we anticipate providing for utilities, their commercial customers and government agencies,” said Swap Shah, CEO and co-founder of FirstFuel. “Being named to the 2012 GoingGreen 200 list is a great honor and recognition of the potential value of our innovation and efforts.”
This year’s GoingGreen Global 200 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and green technology industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
“This year’s GoingGoing Global 200 displays a maturity in the green technology industry that makes it very attractive to both investors and innovators. Greentech research is maturing rapidly, and as it couples with technology innovators and investors, companies are emerging that have the ability to change the way we live our lives for the better and bring huge returns to their founders and funders,” said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s GoingGreen Global 200 winners are pushing the bounds of how technology can bring about change in the war on our planet’s waning resources. The strength of these companies lies in their ability to nurture innovative ideas and see them through to successful, sustainable, and profitable businesses.”
A full list of all the AlwaysOn GoingGreen Silicon Valley 200 winners can be found at the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-GoingGreen-Global-200-Top-Private-Companies
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
About FirstFuel Software
FirstFuel Software is the energy intelligence company that helps utilities engage their commercial customers and deliver energy efficiency across commercial building portfolios. The FirstFuel Rapid Building Assessment platform uses advanced analytics to remotely audit, motivate and monitor building energy performance, creating rich energy profiles that eliminate the need for costly and inconsistent on-site energy assessments. Founded in 2010 and privately held, FirstFuel is headquartered in Lexington, MA. For more information, please visit www.firstfuel.com.