Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
IBM
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
IBM
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Microsoft
Windows Azure
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
Why VDI?
CA
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
ExactTarget
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
POWER PANELS:
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
Success of Cleantech Reflected in Top 10 Winners of Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Later Stage Awards
Winners presenting today at Savannah International Clean Energy Conference, November 13, 2012

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As renewable energy and clean technology grows in global importance, the winners of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) Later Stage Award reflect the increasing success of this $163.1 billion global market.  The GCCA's Global Top 10 Winners  represent the best of the association's over 4000 member companies and were recognized on November 12 in Savannah, at a dinner sponsored by Deloitte and McGuire Woods.  The GCCA Global Top 10 Winners were judged by 28 cleantech venture capital and private equity investors and serial entrepreneurs, who collectively manage over $3.5 billion in global clean technology investment. The winning companies will present their technologies in a forum today at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/SF11694)

"Cleantech and sustainability are no longer a niche. They are out performing most market sectors in growth, even during the recession," said Ben Taube, Chairman of the GCCA. "These 2012 Top 10 winners are indicative of the increasing strength of their sectors."

In total, 200 companies were nominated by cleantech member clusters for the 2012 Later Stage Awards. That number was later narrowed to the Global Top 30 Semi-Finalists and then to the Top 10 Winners.

"With so many great cleantech companies, it was extremely difficult to narrow them down to just 10," said Shawn Lesser, co-founder of the GCCA and Watershed Capital Group. "The Global Top 10 Winners represent premier companies that are leading the way, both regionally and globally, to a brighter future for the cleantech industry."

The Global Top 30 were selected using the Keystone Compact™, a business and venture development tool developed by GCCA Head Judge Dr. Peter Adriaens, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the Ross School of Business, along with Dr. Tim Faley, Managing Director of the Zell-Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies both located at the University of Michigan.

"We've used the Keystone Method since 2006 and it has proved effective in pinpointing companies which hold strong potential for profits and investability," said Adriaens. "These winners are an excellent representation of the types of innovations currently taking place in the cleantech industry."

The GCCA Global Top 10

Biothermica Carbon, Inc - Best in BioEnergy
Nominated by Ecotech Quebec 
Montreal, Canada

Biothermica develops, finances, builds and operates carbon and energy infrastructure projects based on the destruction and utilization of landfill gas and coal mine methane. The company owns a 25 MW landfill gas power plant located on the city of Montreal's landfill, in Canada, and also developed the first coal mine ventilation air methane destruction project at an active mine in the U.S. (Alabama).

Cylon - Best in Lighting/Energy Efficiency
Nominated by The Green Way
Dublin, Ireland

Cylon is an international leader in the development of smart building energy solutions.  The Cylon Energy Solution combines Cylon's 27 year heritage and knowledge in building controls and automation, and expertise in cloud based real time energy management tools to deliver real control and real savings to an expanding global client base.

GreenWave Reality- Best in Smart Grid/Sustainable IT
Nominated by Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster
Copenhagen, Denmark

GreenWave Reality is a global innovator in the Smart Home Services market which includes Energy Management, Connected Lighting, and Home Monitoring services.

Geostellar- Best in Solar
Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Geostellar brings distributed solar generation closer to grid parity and opens new markets across the United States. Through its proprietary predictive algorithms, the company offers access to the knowledge and guidance required for residential and commercial property owners to make smarter energy decisions and benefit from reduced electricity costs.

Leclanché - Best in Storage
Nominated by swisscleantech 
Zurich, Switzerland

Leclanché specializes in the production of tailor-made energy storage solutions and is one of Europe's leading lithium-ion cell producers and solution providers for renewable energy storage systems.

Hydrovolts - Best in Tidal/Hydro
Washington Clean Technology Alliance 
Seattle, Washington, USA

A producer of hydrokinetic turbines that generate renewable energy from moving water in canals and water treatments facilities, Hydrovolts economically generates reliable, local clean power in millions of locations around the world.

Eniram- Best in Transportation
Finnish CleanTech Cluster 
Lahti, Finland

Eniram delivers marine energy management technology to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Created by experienced seafarers and technologists, Eniram's solutions range from single onboard applications to comprehensive fleet analysis. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, the company has subsidiaries in the UK, US and Singapore.

FlexEnergy- Best in Waste Management
CleanTECH San Diego 
San Diego, California, USA

FlexEnergy is a technology company that designs and manufactures innovative systems capable of producing continuous energy with near-zero emissions from a broad range of fuel sources, including otherwise unusable low quality gas.

Waterleau - Best in Water Treatment
Flanders Cleantech Association 
Flanders, Belgium

Waterleau provides turn-key solutions bases on proprietary technology for the treatment of water, air, waste and for new energy recovery applications. It has built more than 1000 sustainable solutions for municipalities and industries in 80 countries around the world.

The Switch- Best in Wind
Finnish CleanTech Cluster 
Lahti, Finland

The Switch is a leading supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator (PMG) and full-power converter (FPC) packages for wind power and other renewable energy applications. The Switch has delivered more than 6,500 MW of renewable power-generating components to China, Korea, Europe and the US.

A full list of the 2012 Later Stage Award nominees and Top 30 semi-finalists can be found at http://www.globalcleantech.org/awards/2012-later-stage-award/

About the Global Cleantech Cluster Association

Global Cleantech is a non-profit association, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. that creates conduits for companies to harness the tremendous benefits of international cleantech cluster collaboration in an efficient, affordable, and structured way.  Global Cleantech provides a gateway for established and emerging cleantech companies to gain exposure to potential investors, new markets, influential networks, innovative technologies and best practices.  GCCA was founded by the Finnish Cleantech Cluster, Skipso, swisscleantech, Technica Communications and Watershed Capital Group. For more information about Global Cleantech, please visit www.globalcleantech.org.

MEDIA CONTACT
Technica Communications 
Lisa Ann Pinkerton
408-806-9626
Lisaann@technicacommunications.com     

SOURCE Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA)

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
CodeFutures, a provider of agile Big Data technologies, on Tuesday announced the release of Cory Isaacson’s newest book, “Understanding Big Data Scalability.” Isaacson is the CEO/CTO for CodeFutures and an industry-leading innovator of data management software. “Understanding Big...
This independent report from Info-Tech evaluates and scores 14 companies in the Virtual Machine Backup market. It can help you understand what's new in the virtual backup market, evaluate virtual backup vendors and products for your needs and determine which products are most app...
Many mid-market companies have invested significant time and resources to secure and back up their servers, client computers, data, and overall network infrastructure in what was the traditional client-server setup. Now, what were considered emerging technologies just a few years...
Cloud Computing is evolving into a Big Three of Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure. Cloud 360: Multi-Cloud Bootcamp, being held Nov 4–5, 2014, in conjunction with 15th Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, CA, delivers a real-world demonstration of how to deploy and co...
TIBCO Software Inc. has announced that TIBCO StreamBase®, the company's streaming data analytics platform, has been recognized as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014 from Forrester Research, Inc. Big Data Streaming Analytics allow a...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021



SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE