EnerNOC Partners With Cleantech Open Northeast Accelerator Program and Sponsors Energy Intelligence Software Prize
BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EnerNOC, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENOC), a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), announced today that it is partnering with Cleantech Open Northeast, the region's premier energy technology accelerator program focused on developing entrepreneurs through education, visibility, and high quality networking. As part of this partnership, EnerNOC will cosponsor a "cleanweb" prize with the law firm Mintz Levin for emerging technologies in energy intelligence software innovation, which will be given as part of the Cleantech Open Northeast business competition on October 28.
"Our innovative practice prides itself on being at the forefront of the energy technology industry. We are proud to be once again at the cutting edge in helping to support a growing niche within this field, and we are excited to partner with Cleantech Open and our client, EnerNOC, in presenting this well-deserved award," said Tom Burton, Co-Chair of the Energy and Clean Technology Practice Group at Mintz Levin.
Cleantech Open Northeast runs a six-month program that runs each May-October and works with 30-40 technology startups focused on issues including grid technologies, energy generation, energy efficiency, and water and waste management.
"Cleantech Open Northeast is thrilled to welcome EnerNOC to our sponsor family. As a premier energy management software provider, and a household name in the technology community, we are excited to collaborate with EnerNOC as we find, fund, and foster the next generation of business leaders here in the Northeast," said Katherine MacDonald, Regional Director of Cleantech Open Northeast.
"It's so important to invest in early-stage technologies and the entrepreneurs behind them to ensure the industry innovates at a rapid rate," said Tim Healy, Chairman and CEO of EnerNOC. "Developing talent focused on energy intelligence software ensures we'll keep finding increasingly smarter, faster, and more data-driven ways to manage energy use - and connect it to the most important metric: dollars spent. We are proud to support Cleantech Open Northeast."
To learn more about Cleantech Open Northeast, go to http://northeast.cleantechopen.com/.
EnerNOC is a leading provider of cloud-based energy intelligence software (EIS) and services to thousands of enterprise customers and utilities globally. EnerNOC's EIS solutions for enterprise customers improve energy productivity by optimizing how they buy, how much they use, and when they use energy. EIS for enterprise includes budgeting and procurement, utility bill management, facility optimization, visibility and reporting, project tracking, demand management, and demand response. EnerNOC's EIS solutions for utilities help maximize customer engagement and the value of demand-side resources, including demand response and energy efficiency. EnerNOC supports customer success with its world-class professional services team and a Network Operations Center (NOC) staffed 24x7x365. For more information, visit www.enernoc.com.
About Cleantech Open Northeast
Cleantech Open Northeast is the regional affiliate of Cleantech Open, a national organization that runs the world's largest cleantech accelerator. Its mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today's most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, the Cleantech Open provides the infrastructure, expertise and strategic relationships that turn clever ideas into successful global cleantech companies. Since 2006, through its one-of-a-kind annual accelerator and mentorship program, almost 900 participating companies in the United States alone have raised a total of more than $950M and created thousands of jobs. For more information, visit http://northeast.cleantechopen.com/, or follow us on @CleantechOpenNE and Facebook.
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