Clean Energy Firm Progressive Power Solutions #1 – Tech-X Top Ten

 Progressive Power Solutions was just named the #1 company among the Utah Tech-X Top Ten winners for 2013.  The company this year doubled its revenue year over year and expanded its staff to 12. Progressive Power Solutions projects further job growth as demand for commercial and residential solar systems continues to heat up. Collectively, the top ten companies this year increased revenues by 41 percent, employ 160 people, and added 39 new Jobs with combined revenues of over $18,000,000.

“Progressive Power ...

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MultiLing Panel on International Business

My time was well spent attending the MultiLing Multicultural Celebration. Our recent international PR work on cleantech issues for Ukraine and Singapore makes this topic timely for PilmerPR . A distinguished panel of experts offered many valuable insights on doing business internationally. Here are some of their comments “in the raw.”

 

Panelists:

Brian Chandler:   MultiLing

Localization and translation is key to international ...

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Earth Day – Hats off to People Helping People

The so-called “Triple Bottom Line” of Green, which I first heard years back from Vinod Khosla, is People-Planet-Profits. On Earth Day, we focus most of our attention on the Planet component. However, this year I would like to step outside the box to remind us of the People component of Green.

The story goes, in many religions, that a man named Adam was ...

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VC Cleantech Investment – Up or Down?

77 cleantech acquisitions in Q1 2012. $1.81 billion in VC capital invested in 185 cleantech startups in Q1 2012. In dollars, this is less than Q1 2011. By number of deals, this is up from Q4 2011. So, is Clean-Tech on its way back up among investors? Is yo-yo federal policy slowing it down? Whaddup?

Full Story: GIGAOM

CleanTech Public Relations

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Salt Lake City Hosts Singapore Based Ecospec – Ocean Going Cleantech

Did you know these Singapore facts?

  • Four official languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
  • All school classes are taught in English
  • Singapore students rank top 5th in the world
  • Economy is known as the freest, most innovative, most business friendly
  • 14th largest exporter
  • 15th largest importer
  • Corruption free environment
  • Major SE Asia shipping hub

All of this from a sovereign city/state about 30 miles wide and less than that high with around ...

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Cleantech Investment in 2011 Down, but Up…

While 2011 Cleantech investment in 2011 is down from 2010, there is a BIG silver lining.

San Diego Source reports that “In terms of investments made, venture capitalists dealing in clean technology across the country were nearly as active in 2011 as they were in 2010, but the total dollar value of their investments declined around 4.5 percent, according to an Ernst & Young LLP analysis.

The analysis was based on information from Dow Jones VentureSource, ...

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Hurricane Humless –

We have worked for a month to prepare our client Humless for the PR / News storm created by the first serious hurricane of 2011. As expected in August, Hurricane Irene created a news wave of tsunami proportions.  Below is that news release that was viewed by more than 1200 on Business Wire within the first 4 hours of posting. More than 600 postings of the news have proliferated online, 16 bloggers have passed on the news so far, ...

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PilmerPR’s Got Energy

GoodOil, US Synthetic, ElectaTherm, Tasco Engineering, Illumra, and now Humless. PilmerPR has a proven record of success with energy-related clients (particularly clean energy) going back to its early years.

We have working relationships with hundreds of magazines, newspapers, broadcast shows and blogs hungry for news about innovative energy products, and have placed our clients on Popular Science, Fox Business, TreeHugger and countless other news outlets across the country.

In addition to publicity, we also help our energy clients bring customers to ...

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Jason Chaffetz Catches 4th of July Ride w Clean Green Humless

Our cleantech client Humless is owned by naturalized U.S. citizens who immigrated from Africa. They love the 4th of July and they love the freedom that America represents to the world. Their holiday weekend included a company cricket match, picnic, & sharing the company’s mascot, the Humless electric vehicle (1960 VW bus) with 300,000 parade goers in Provo at the Freedom Festival Grand Parade. Congressman Chaffetz & family caught a ride with Humless. We had a blast putting ...

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