DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Oak Energy, one of the premiere commercial- and utility-scale solar energy companies in the U.S., has been named to the 2013 Inc. 5000 list, an honor achieved only by the fastest growing private entities in the country. This marks the second year in a row that Blue Oak has been named an Inc. 5000 honoree, catapulting from #3063 in 2012, to #629 in 2013.
“I am very proud of the entire team here; and am excited to be recognized again by such an illustrious publication. This is a true testament to our commitment to growing solar energy from less than 1% of the global energy supply to 10% within the next 5 years.”
“For 32 years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest-growing private companies in America into a very exclusive club,” stated Eric Schurenberg, Editor in Chief of Inc. magazine. “Make no mistake: The Inc. 5000 was harder to get into this year than ever in its history…[this is an achievement] most companies could only dream of in the economy of the past three years.”
The overall mission at Blue Oak Energy is to streamline large scale solar energy projects to ensure that the adoption of solar electricity is widely attractive. With over 500 commercial, utility and public solar energy projects successfully completed across the country, their very satisfied customer list includes such well-known entities as Google and R.E.I.
“We are incredibly honored to be in such great company as all those recognized by Inc. magazine,” stated Tobin Booth, founder and CEO of Blue Oak Energy. “I am very proud of the entire team here; and am excited to be recognized again by such an illustrious publication. This is a true testament to our commitment to growing solar energy from less than 1% of the global energy supply to 10% within the next 5 years.”
To be ranked amongst the exclusive Inc. 5000 list, revenues at Blue Oak Energy increased from $12.7 million to $20 million in just one year, despite some of the toughest economic times in decades. During this time, the company has steadily grown its staff size to include some of the best-in-the-business professionals and continued to provide full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services to its numerous satisfied customers.
About Blue Oak Energy
Since 2003, Blue Oak Energy has been designing, building and maintaining some of the top solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across the U.S. The award-winning company, founded by CEO Tobin Booth, was created with the singular vision of solar electricity becoming an attainable energy choice for all. With an elite team of professionals solely dedicated to the solar industry, Blue Oak is laser focused on providing world-class solar solutions in the commercial, utility and public sectors. For more information, visit http://www.blueoakenergy.com.
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