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101 Most Innovative California Based Energy Management Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best California based Energy Management companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Energy Management industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top California Energy Management Startups

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Voltus

Voltus

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Voltus provides cash-generating energy products to commercial, institutional, and industrial customers.

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FreeWire Technologies

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FreeWire Technologies is a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and power solutions.

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TAE Technologies

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TAE Technologies is leveraging proprietary science and engineering to tackle the world’s biggest challenges.

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SHYFT Power Solutions

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SHYFT Power Solutions builds IoT and Integrated Software to connect and intelligently manage distributed energy resources

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Verdigris Technologies

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Verdigris Technologies is a SaaS-based platform that develops artificial intelligence in order to optimize energy consumption.

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POWER.GLOBAL

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POWER.GLOBAL is bringing affordable clean energy electric vehicle technology to low income markets

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Sunfolding

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Sunfolding develops new approaches to solar tracking for commercial and utility systems.

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Wexus Technologies

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IoT software company empowering the global food supply chain to adapt to climate change with renewable energy + water intelligence

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Auto Motive Power

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Auto Motive Power is an energy management company that specializes in charging and battery management systems (BMS).

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Imprint Energy

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Imprint Energy is commercializing a breakthrough low cost, flexible, rechargeable battery technology that would change portable power.

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Flair

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Flair makes smart vents and wireless thermostats and advanced software for residential heating and cooling.

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Amber Solutions

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Amber Solutions is a developer of patented solid-state technologies for the digital control of electricity.

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Electriq Power

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Electriq Power is a provider of smart home battery storage solution for homes and small businesses.

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BuildingIQ

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BuildingIQ, an energy management software platform, forecasts energy demand and adjusts buildings’ HVAC settings to optimize energy use.

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Rhombus Energy Solutions

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Rhombus Energy Solutions develops and manufactures advanced, high-efficiency power conversion and energy management systems.

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WATTS BATTERY

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Simplifying renewable energy with portable lego-like power system with virtual battery platform

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EcoFactor

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EcoFactor is a cloud-based home energy management platform providing energy-saving services to utilities and home service providers

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PingThings

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PingThings is a venture-backed software company, brings best-of-breed big-data software and data science techniques to the utility industry.

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esVolta

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esVolta is a developer, owner and operator of utility-scale energy storage projects.

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Encored

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Encored provides Energy Big Data Platform based on breakthrough disaggregation technology and data science.

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Zelos Energy

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Zelos builds a generation of green batteries to address safety and environmental issues.

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Kleverness

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IoT, SaaS, Smart Buildings, Smart Hotels, Smart Home, Automation, Energy Efficiency, Clean Tech, Green Tech

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UtilityAPI

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UtilityAPI is a service that automatically collects utility bill and usage data from utility web portals.

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Vigilent

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Vigilent is the leader in dynamic cooling management systems for mission critical facilities.

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Ferveret

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Ferveret develops liquid cooling technology for data centers.

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Genability

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Genability is a company that provides solutions to track and adjust energy usage and savings.

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CSRware

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Cloud analytics for Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG), Environmental Sustainability Management & Responsible Supply Chain Insights

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Chai Energy

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Chai is an energy education and technology development company that helps customers save energy in their homes.

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Adura Technologies

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Adura Technologies develops enabling technologies for commercial building lighting control and energy management.

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Blue Power Systems

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Adaptive Energy Generation and Storage System

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Conectric Networks

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Hyper scalable wireless sensor networks for intelligent buildings

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Wisran

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Wisran measures water for you to manage !

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Redwood Systems

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Redwood Systems provides LED lighting system architecture that enables customers to reduce energy costs.

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Dhaani Systems

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Dhaani Systems provides a network-based energy management platform for IT infrastructure.

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GreenMarbles

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GreenMarbles is an institutional integrator that specializs in home automation and energy management solutions.

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Powerstorm Holdings

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Powerstorm Holdings specializes in renewable energy technology.

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APX

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APX has continuously provided innovative technology and service solutions for the energy and environmental markets.

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Envizi

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Data and analytics to optimize buildings and business.

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Bluedot

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Share, monetize and commercialize a charger in 30 second and, start engaging with EV-owners via Bluedot.

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V&R Energy Systems Research

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V&R Energy Systems Research specialize in Power Systems Reliability Analysis and Transmission System Optimization.

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Solar Census

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Solar Census is a software company that develops automated shade analysis software.

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CoEfficient

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CoEfficient is a provider of specialized financial services intended for clean technology firms.

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Quantum Energy Storage

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Quantum Energy Storage is a provider and manufacturer of electric utility services.

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Gotion

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Gotion focuses on research and development in battery management systems, powertrain control systems and vehicle control systems.

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Sapphire Technologies

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Sapphire Technologies develops, manufactures, and sells energy recovery systems for both natural gas and hydrogen industrial applications.

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ElectricFish

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ElectricFish is a distributed energy-storage-as-a-service business providing fast charging to EVs and backup energy reserves to the grid.

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Apparent Inc.

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Apparent is an intelligent energy management services provider.

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International Rectifier

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International Rectifier Corporation (IR) designs, manufactures and markets power management semiconductors.

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pear.ai

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San Francisco-based startup that helps customers manage their energy expenditures via a 24/7 artificial intelligence platform.

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OneCharge

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Leading USA manufacturer of industrial Lithium batteries

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EM&N8 Controllers

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Investment opportunity with a very high profit margin and overall return potential in less than 5 years.

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EPC Power

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EPC Power creates innovative power conversion products that are stable, powerful and smaller than you ever thought possible.

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NWP Services Corporation

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NWP Services Corporation (NWP) is an award-winning provider of utility management, energy management.

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1s1 Energy

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1s1 Energy is developing material technology for PEM water electrolysis systems for green hydrogen production.

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OnSwitch Inc.

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The market platform using data analytics and machine learning to radically simplify how building owners buy cost-saving energy systems

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Zilog

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Zilog is a trusted supplier of application specific, embedded system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for the industrial and consumer markets.

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California Bioenergy

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CalBio designs, develops, operates, and finances as needed dairy digester projects.

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Garden Answers, LLC

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Garden Answers offers cutting-edge plant identification technology.

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Honest Gorilla

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Honest Gorilla develops a tech-enabled platform leveraging AI and trained energy professionals to help reduce annual energy expenses.

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RETC

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RETC is an engineering services, and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable energy products.

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Attune RTD

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Attune RTD offers energy management systems and solutions for residential units in the Palm Springs, USA.

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SWR Technology

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SWR Technology is an innovative mid-distance wireless power solution provider for smart devices in the AIOT world.

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EKM Metering

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EKM Metering has quickly established itself as a leading submetering hardware and services provider by offering what other companies.

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Flux Technology

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Flux Technology is a membrane material company that focuses on the development and commercialization of Molecular separations.

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EnerAllies

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EnerAllies is leading the transformation to the smart, automated facility for multi-site enterprises with a software-centric IoT platform

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kW Engineering

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kW Engineering offers energy audits, project implementation, energy management, retro-commissioning and energy sustainability services.

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Clean Sky Energy

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Clean Sky Energy is a Renewable Energy company with advanced Micro-grid Technologies for Net Zero Energy projects

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Alea Labs

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Sensor and cloud based platform for controlling and optimizing energy consumption for all aspects of indoor air.

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SEG Magnetics

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SEG Magnetics is an energy research company that develops an electrical generator concept.

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SunStreet

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SunStreet provides renewable energy solutions to optimize solar energy management operations for various clients.

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xMight

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xMight offers smart EV charging management to build, making EV charging faster, safer and cheaper.

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Advanced Charging Technologies

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Advanced charging technologies is the recognized leader in integrated solutions for forklift battery and charging technologies.

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BIA Controls

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BIA Controls specializes in installing and maintaining energy management, loading control systems and building automation.

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Energy Hippo

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Energy Hippo provides software solutions for energy management.

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Correlate

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Correlate reduces and manages energy costs for companies by creating and deploying optimized energy plans.

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ENGIE Storage

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ENGIE Storage is an energy producers, distributors, and consumers for business in Santa Clara.

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BluePoint Energy

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BluePoint Energy is an energy management company providing demand response and ultra-clean combined heat and power solutions.

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Verdafero

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Verdafero offers a range of cloud-based software solutions that enable companies to manage their utility data and analytics.

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Aamidor Consulting

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Strategy consulting services to smart building software vendors, investors, and building managers with a focus on product mgmt/mkt and BD.

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Sage Systems

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Solutions for residential energy control.

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Asoka

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Asoka develops powerline communications hardware and software, and cloud services for residential and commercial environments.

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L&H Airco

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L&H Airco is an energy management system contractor located in Rocklin.

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CH Reynolds

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CH Reynolds provides a comprehensive portfolio of electrical, data construction, managed IT, and energy management services.

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CB Controls

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CB Controls is a premier building automation company offering a wide variety of building management systems and energy management solutions.

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ConnectEx

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Unified Building Automation Networks

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Moore Home Services

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Moore Home Services provides heating and air conditioning services.

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Energy and Power Solutions

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EPS is focused on developing and delivering optimized electrical systems and promoting the conservation and rational use of energy.

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Geothermal Resource Group

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Geothermal Resource Group is designing geothermal power systems, conducting reservoir assessments, and managing drilling projects.

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Energy Informatics

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Energy Informatics LLC is a software-as-a-service start-up committed to building the enabling software necessary for effective portfolio-

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C3 Fuels

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C3 Fuels is into the development of commercial fueling programs along with the supply of certification fuels and primary reference fuels.

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INSOLAR

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INSOLAR connects solar customers with the best solar panel installers at the lowest prices in the market using Artificial Intelligence.

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Solactron

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Solactron is a developer of solar technology to support electricity generation.

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Champion Industrial Contractors

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Champion Industrial Contractors is a plumbing, sheet metal and electrical contracting company.

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PAX Pure

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PAX Pure presents a cutting edge desalination solution.

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Reliable Crane Service

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Reliable Crane Service is a lifting solution company that provides crane rental, machinery moving and project management services.

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Mavericks Renewable Energy

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Renewable Energy Finance and Development Smart MicroGrid and Smart Energy Infrastructure

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LAUDA-Noah

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LAUDA-Noah specializes in the manufacturing, distribution and service of chillers and heat exchangers for the semiconductor industry.

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E P Analytics

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EP Analytics is an IT company that designs and develops software solutions and cutting edge computing systems for performance analysis.

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ElectricityBilling

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Electricity and Water billing in the cloud. Sign up for a free trial and start billing now

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Northern California Power Agency

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Northern California Power Agency is a government body that supplies and distributes electricity in the region along with energy management.

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Agilewaves

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Energy monitoring management systems

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