New York, April 22
— Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the definitive source of insight, data and news on the transformation of the energy sector, today announced Whitewater Technologies as a 2013 New Energy Pioneer. The winners were recognized on stage at the sixth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City.
“It is truly an honor to have been selected by such an esteemed panel of experts.,” said Issey Ende, CEO of Whitewater Technologies, “Our mission has been and continues to be, to enable operational efficiency gains in the water sector by improving decision making through analytics and optimization, system integration, and workflow management.”
The BlueBox technology is helping utilities understand how operational changes, consumption patterns and aging infrastructure are affecting their ability to provide clean, reliable drinking water to consumers. The tool also uses advanced statistical algorithms, to enable production teams to optimize disinfection programs, coagulant use, and improve filter and energy performance through decision support.
The WaterWall solution is a one of a kind smart water network management system providing utilities with a middleware platform for utility wide data integration, manual data entry capture, real-time correlation, procedural rules management, process guidance, automation, GIS awareness and reporting.
This year’s winners represent a broad range of sectors including bioenergy, energy efficiency, digital energy, solar and water. By rewarding game-changing innovators, Bloomberg New Energy Finance hopes to highlight the speed of change in the sectors it serves.
The awards program, now in its fourth year, selects ten New Energy Pioneers each year. This year the independent panel of industry experts selected the winners from more than 200 candidates from around the world, assessing them against three criteria: innovation, demonstrated momentum and potential global scale.
Michael Liebreich, Chief Executive of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said: “Tough times make for good entrepreneurs, and this is definitely what we are seeing in this year’s New Energy Pioneers. Once again we need to thank the judges, who had to winnow down a strong field to just ten winners. We wish them all luck in the coming years.”
Gil Forer, Ernst & Young’s Global Cleantech leader, added “These entrepreneurs and companies represent the technology and business model innovation which will enable the transformation to a more resource efficient and low carbon economy. Congratulations to all of them.”
Other 2013 winners include Advantix Systems, BuildingIQ, d.light design, Draker, EcoNation, Ecosphere Technologies, Harvest Power, Joule, and Opower.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s New Energy Pioneers program is supported and partnered by Ernst & Young. For more information on Ernst & Young, visit: www.ey.com/cleantech
About Whitewater Technologies
Whitewater Technologies is a leading player in the smart water network management software market. Our offerings focus on unlocking available capital through increasing operating efficiency. We believe that utilizing existing data from business systems, sensor and telemetry networks, and institutional knowledge from veteran employees, that we can improve efficiency across the entire utility. Our solutions can be configured to improve workflow management, optimize plant operations, enable total management of water quality, and providing critical security awareness. Our team of leading scientists and solution experts, combined with a strong partnership network, will help your organization put data to action.
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