Energy

Appalachian Lighting Systems, Inc.

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Appalachian Lighting Systems, Inc. (ALLED®) specializes in developing and manufacturing high-powered, ultra energy-efficient, light emitting diode (LED) lighting fixtures.   Their products include: next generation streetlights; warehouse lighting, sign illumination; parking lot, parking and garage lighting; tunnel lighting; indoor office lighting; and other specialty lighting systems.

www.appalachianlightingsystems.com


Carbon Freight

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Carbon Freight develops innovative solutions for the air cargo market, including lightweight air cargo pallets and ULD handling equipment for major US airlines. Carbon Freight’s customers move more with less.

www.carbonfreight.com


Crystalplex Corporation

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Crystalplex manufactures high-performance solid state lights and provides cutting-edge semiconductor nanocrystal technology to solid state lighting and display manufacturers.

www.crystalplex.com


EEme, LLC

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EEme, LLC converts big data into actionable insight to "drill" for residential energy efficiency (EE) sweet spots. Our data-driven platform solution enables electric utilities, home improvement product and service providers, and residential users to make targeted and informed EE investment decisions.

www.energyefficiency.me


Encentiv Energy, LLC

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Encentiv Energy is an energy efficiency analytics company. We offer a comprehensive, technology-based solution to identify, track and manage energy savings. Our primary market has expanded beyond utility companies to include government agencies, municipalities and school districts, select product vendors, purchasing groups and national chains.

www.encentivenergy.com


Epiphany Solar Water Systems, LLC

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Epiphany Solar Water Systems is a New Castle, PA based technology firm established to solve the world's water crisis through their innovative, ground-breaking technology developed by a world class team of engineers and designers. Their lead product is a low-cost, high-output, concentrated solar powered, water desalination & purification unit designed for field-level use throughout the developed and under-developed world, as well as at natural gas and oil well sites, military outposts, and emergency relief areas.

www.epiphanysws.com


High Performance Building Systems

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High Performance Building Systems enables the production of the most cost effective, highest efficiency,  mass producible exterior wall panel available achieved through an evolutionary EPS foam core wall design, “Highper Wall” combined with an innovative “bolt on” material processing/ software /assembly technology.


kWantera

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kWantera provides leading-edge power management solutions to large commercial buildings, industrial manufacturers, universities, hospitals, data centers, and many other business segments. Our SmartFusion product analyzes large volumes of high-velocity, real-time data from smart meters, sensors and other sources and uncovers hidden anomalies in the power.

www.kwantera.com


One Solar Energy, LLC

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One Solar Energy has developed a proprietary process for producing solar grade silicon (SGS) meeting the industry’s requisite standards and will supply the SGS to the photovoltaic industry for use in making silicon-based solar cells.


Optimum Pumping Technology

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Optimum Pumping creates state-of-the-art high-performance systems to the Natural Gas Pipeline industry that dramatically improves the reliability, efficiency, flow capacity and cost effectiveness of pumping station compressors and pipelines.

www.optimum-power.com


Optimus Technologies

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Optimus Technologies manufactures EPA-approved biodiesel conversion systems for medium and heavy-duty diesel trucks. Optimus' engine technology enables fleets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over 75% and reduce fuel costs by 10%.

www.optimustec.com


Pittsburgh Iron Oxides LLC (PIROX)

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PITTSBURGH IRON OXIDES LLC (“PIROX”) manufactures 98%+ pure synthetic magnetite (SuperMagnetiteTM). SuperMagnetiteTM has a unique combination of magnetic properties (remnance, saturation, and coercivity) which are derived from its purity, particle size (2 to 10 microns), and particle shape. These attributes allow PIROX to compete strongly in some very large markets that include the manufacture of anodes, rust inhibition, pollution control (mercury and sulfur-dioxide removal), and the manufacture of iron phosphate for the food and batteries market.

www.piroxllc.com


Powercast Corporation

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Founded in 2003 to develop the groundbreaking Wireless Power Platform concept, Powercast is a pioneer in wire-free power that enables manufacturers to overcome the limitations of conventional power solutions.  Powercast holds numerous wirefree power technology patents and patent applications.

www.powercastco.com


Propel IT, Inc.

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Propel IT has developed a software solution to assist Class-I motor carriers in maximizing the fuel efficiency of their commercial trucking fleets.

www.propelit.net


SenSevere

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SenSevere has developed and is commercializing a hydrogen sensor for chemically and thermally severe environments that provides real-time safety and compliance monitoring solutions in the power generation, environmental, and chemicals manufacturing industries.


SolePower, LLC

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SolePower's patent-pending technology captures the energy in a step normally lost to the surrounding environment and converts it into usable electrical power. The mechanism is embedded within a waterproof insole that can be slipped into any shoe. The power generated is stored in an external battery and accessed via micro or mini USB ports. The user does not need to remove the insole, and does not need to attach their electronic devices to their footwear.

www.solepowertech.com


SSL Energy Solutions

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SSL Energy Solutions designs and implements energy savings projects for municipalities by financing the upfront costs for energy efficiency lighting product installations.  Through a strategic partnership with Appalachian Lighting Systems, they purchase, install, and maintain commercial LED lighting installations.


Thar Geothermal

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Thar Geothermal develops and markets highly efficient and cost effective Geothermal Heat Pump (GHP) technology and systems.  Thar Geothermal’s innovative and disruptive GHP technology dramatically reduces operating costs and is substantially more energy efficient than conventional GHP systems and conventional heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.  The environmental footprint of Thar Geothernal’s GHP technology is also significantly reduced due to the complete elimination of conventional refrigerants which are toxic and produce considerable greenhouse gas emissions.

www.thargeo.com


The Efficiency Network (TEN)

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The Efficiency Network (TEN) is a next-generation building energy efficiency company that develops, designs, engineers, finances and installs cost-effective, energy-saving retrofit projects. Our IT, building construction and energy professionals share a common vision to fundamentally change the way energy efficiency projects and customer relationships are approached. Through a combination of process automation and industry expertise, we have created an unprecedented resource for intelligent decision making in the built environment, allowing us to deliver projects faster, with better ROIs and for a lower cost.

https://10saves.com/


Thread

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Thread transforms plastic waste from the developing world into socially and environmentally responsible fabrics. Our customer brands instantly improve their social impact, carbon footprint and increase the value of their goods to today's mindful customer without altering their current manufacturing processes. Customers have an opportunity meet the community of nearly 1,300 people who make their product possible from Ground to Good™ and learn how their lives have improved through an interactive Powered By Thread web platform.

Thread is responsible for the removal of over 6 million bottles from streets and canals of the developing world each month.
 
www.threadinternational.com


Westmoreland Advanced Materials

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Westmoreland Advanced Materials develops and markets unique refractory materials for niche applications where advanced materials solutions have a high degree of impact on the customers’ process. Westmoreland Advanced Materials has successfully introduced several new energy efficient, recyclable and very low maintenance refractory products to the aluminum market.

www.westadmat.com



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