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101 Most Innovative Washington Based Energy Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Washington based Energy companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Energy 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 Washington Energy Startups

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Blue Origin

Blue Origin

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Blue Origin is an aerospace company that focuses on lowering the cost of spaceflight and helping to explore the solar system.

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Omnidian is a provider of comprehensive protection plans for investments in residential and commercial solar energy systems.

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LevelTen Energy

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LevelTen is a safe and cost-effective way for C&I customers to purchase renewable energy.

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Helion Energy

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Helion Energy utilizes fusion energy to deliver clean, safe electricity.

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Venture Global LNG

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Venture Global LNG is a long-term, low-cost producer of liquefied natural gas pipelines.

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Sparkfund

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Sparkfund powers organizations by providing access to the latest energy technology.

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SparkMeter

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SparkMeter offers comprehensive low-cost metering solutions for everything from rural micro-grids.

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Zap Energy

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Zap Energy is a fusion energy technology company building a fusion reactor that does not employ magnets.

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Avista

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Avista is an energy company involved in the production, transmission, and distribution of energy.

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CleanChoice Energy

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CleanChoice Energy is a clean energy supplier whose mission is to make 100% renewable energy available to everyone.

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Nithio Holdings

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Nithio Holdings a Washington, DC-based energy finance company focused on the off-grid sector in Africa.

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USNC

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USNC specializes in the fields of nuclear power, small modular reactors, space reactors, and advanced reactors.

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HyperSciences

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HyperSciences provides solutions for tunneling, energy drilling, transportation, aerospace, and materials production problems.

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Modern Electron

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Modern Electron is a breakthrough energy technology company.

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Optimum Energy

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Optimum Energy provides energy optimization software solutions that enable enterprise companies to reduce their HVAC expenses.

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UniEnergy Technologies

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UniEnergy Technologies is a produces large-scale energy storage systems

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Principle Power

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Principle Power offers wind installations for the deep-water, offshore wind energy market.

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OneEnergy Renewables

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OneEnergy is an independent developer of solar energy that specializes in the development of large-scale clean energy projects.

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Aquagga

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We offers end-of-life destruction of PFAS and other environmental contaminants with less energy and safe end-products.

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US Department of Energy

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US Department of Energy was founded in 1977 and traces its lineage to the Manhattan Project.

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EnerG2

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EnerG2 engineers advanced nano-structured carbon materials for energy storage.

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WGL Holdings

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WGL Holdings is a public utility company that provides clean, efficient, and diverse energy solutions.

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Puget Sound Energy

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Puget Sound Energy, Inc., a public utility company

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New Columbia Solar

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New Columbia Solar is transforming how communities across the District of Columbia are powered

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InEnTec

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InEnTec is a cleantech company addressing the markets of distributed hydrogen, plastic circularity and renewable energy

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Oscilla Power

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Oscilla Power is developing a suite of proprietary, high-impact renewable energy and energy harvesting solutions.

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Joule Case

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Joule Case is a provider of portable, battery-based generators intended to facilitate outdoor energy requirements.

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NEAH Power Systems

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Neah Power Systems is a developer of safe power solutions for the military, transportation, and portable electronics applications.

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Calico Energy

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Calico provides trusted energy data solutions for utilities and commercial building owners.

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CTFusion

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Commercial fusion energy

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Ag Energy Solutions

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Ag Energy Solutions converts various agricultural waste into synthetic gas and high-value natural carbon material.

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Sironix Renewables

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Sironix Renewables is a seed-stage company developing environmentally friendly and safe chemicals.

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Itron

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Itron is a technology company that offers products and services on energy and water resource management.

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Hydroland

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Hydroland is an energy company that views small hydropower as the ultimate renewable resource.

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CustomerFirst Renewables

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CustomerFirst Renewables is a renewable energy integrator.

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Demand Energy Networks

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Demand Energy Networks specializes in the fields of energy storage, battery systems, software, microgrids, and renewables integration.

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ClearSign Combustion

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ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR) designs and develops technologies that aim to improve key performance.

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WGL

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WGL is a diversified energy business that provides natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction, and energy services.

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Powerit Solutions

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Powerit Solutions provides energy demand response and control solutions for industrial and commercial applications.

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Nextility

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Nextility delivers guaranteed savings through commercial-scale solar water heating and solar electricity (PV) systems.

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1Energy Systems

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1Energy Systems is a provider of software for grid-connected energy storage systems and other electric energy assets.

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Alder Fuels

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Alder Fuels is a process technology and project development company.

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Energicity

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Energicity builds and operates solar powered community scale grids providing rural and off-grid communities with electric power.

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Poverty Dignified

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Poverty Dignified develops indigenous innovations into micro-enterprises, systematically built to turn poverty into prosperity.

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Black Start, LLC

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Black Start provides multi-discipline technicians for industrial start-up, commissioning, and outage field services.

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ENGIE Impact

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ENGIE Impact is the total energy and sustainability management company.

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Pure Blue Tech

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Revolutionary low-fouling membranes that produce more with less energy. We aim to shift economics of desalination and food processing.

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ARPA-E

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ARPA-E advances high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.

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Natural Extractions

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Natural Extractions’ expertise in whole-plant oil extraction.

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Helidyne

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Helidyne provides geopressure reduction generators and TFC expanders for power generation markets.

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Drift

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Drift is a new kind of power company that makes energy simple with smart software.

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Franklin Energy Services

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Franklin Energy is a designer and implementer of energy efficiency programs for utility, state and municipality clients.

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American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

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ACEEE organization, acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors.

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory operates as a government research laboratory.

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US-China Clean Energy Forum

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US-China Clean Energy Forum serves as a platform for candid dialogue and development of programs to enhance clean energy cooperation.

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ATS Automation, Inc

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ATS is the leading provider of energy management services, automated control systems and critical airflow solutions.

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Pepco Holdings

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Largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region

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Dynamo Plastics

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Dynamo Plastics produces lightweight, recyclable plastic products with insulating and cushioning benefits.

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Distributed Energy Management

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DEM helps transform end-user energy management discussions from kWh and BTUs to practical metrics that are meaningful to business owners.

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GridPotential

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GridPotential solves emerging market utility problems.

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TruLogix

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TruLogix is an innovative software company utilizing innovative collaboration and digital intelligence.

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Makad Energy

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Makad Energy is a member of the Makad Global Group of companies.

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Prometheus Energy

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Prometheus Energy supplies liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the industrial sector in North America.

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PetroChoice

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PetroChoice is a distributor of high-quality proprietary lubricants.

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AltaRock Energy

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AltaRock Energy focuses on the development of geothermal energy resources and Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS).

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Groundswell

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We focus on economic equity and the energy sector—operating clean energy and efficiency programs that educate, engage.

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Trend Control Systems

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Trend is one of the world’s leading Building Energy Management Systems manufacturers, with a worldwide distribution.

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Tansa Clean

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TC is cleaning the rivers, lakes, and fields of India, redirecting the stream of human waste into the existing “fleet” of biodigestors.

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Quest Integrity

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Quest Integrity is an oil & energy company that provides asset integrity and reliability management services and solutions.

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Microenergy Credits

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MicroEnergy Credits is a social enterprise that provides consumers in developing countries with clean energy products.

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Solar Energy Industries Association

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Solar Energy Industries Association is a Focused particularly on expanding domestic and international markets.

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Hargis Engineers

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Hargis Engineers is a mechanical, electrical, telecommunications, security and energy consulting engineering firm.

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TerraPower

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TerraPower aims to develop a sustainable and economic nuclear energy system while greatly reducing proliferation risks.

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Energy Northwest

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Energy Northwest creates reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power and distributes it to the Northwest public power utilities.

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CMC Energy Services

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CMC Energy Services is an environmental services company offering program management services.

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Twenty First Century Utilities

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Twenty First Century Utilities, LLC is working to transform regulated utilities with a twenty first century model.

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CM3 Building Solutions

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CM3 Building Solutions provides total building solutions.

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Leaf Clean Energy

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Leaf Clean Energy is a renewable energy and sustainable technology investment firm providing venture and growth capital.

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Sedron Technologies

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We are changing sanitation and water treatment in the developing world.

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Capstone Technology

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Capstone Technology is a provider of software solutions.

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Alpha Technologies Ltd

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Alpha Technologies Ltd is a provider of AC, DC and Renewable energy powering solutions for industrial communications applications.

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Cooler Planet

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Cooler Planet is specialized in matching residential and commercial clients with alternative energy suppliers on a pay-per-lead basis.

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OutBack Power

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OutBack Power designs and manufactures advanced power electronics for renewable energy, backup power, and mobile applications.

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American Wind Energy Association

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American Wind Energy Association helps drive wind energy demand and to make it as cost-competitive as possible.

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ClearPath

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ClearPath is a nonprofit organization that develops policies to achieve a cleaner energy system.

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Gemini Shale Solutions

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Gemini Shale Solutions provides consulting and innovative Saas solutions that help in automating and digitizing the oil and gas industries.

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LawIQ

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LawIQ provides regulatory and legal data analytics and intelligence services for blue chip energy and industrial corporations

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Access U.S. Oil and Gas

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Access U.S. Oil and Gas focuses on onshore oil and natural gas drilling and exploration projects.

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Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association

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FCHEA is the trade association dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity.

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WGL Energy

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WGL Energy is an oil & energy company specializing in environment-friendly energy solutions.

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Stellar Industrial Supply

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Stellar Industrial Supply is a business supplies firm dealing in marine, safety, janitorial, shop, power tool, and chemical supplies.

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North American Energy Services

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NAES is dedicated to optimizing the performance of energy facilities across the power generation, oil & gas and petrochemical industries.

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3TIER

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3TIER, a Vaisala company, provides an integrated suite of energy assessment, forecasting, asset optimization and measurement solutions.

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AGNI Energy Inc

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The transition to a sustainable fusion energy economy begins here

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Verdant Microgrid

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Verdant Microgrid is a developer of distributed generation projects.

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Nuclear Energy Institute

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Nuclear Energy Institute is the policy organization that formulates policies for the nuclear energy and technology industry.

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Lightsense Technology

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Lightsense has developed a revolutionary new generation of infrared gas sensors.

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Clasp

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Clasp provides technical and policy support also implements energy efficiency standards and labels for appliances and equipment.

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United States Special Police (USSP)

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Law Enforcement Agency

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Anvil Corporation

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Anvil Corporation is an oil & energy company specializing in project management, procurement, and engineering services.

Written by Mark Smith

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