The Energy Technology Practice of Mintz Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC in partnership with EnerNoc Inc. (ENOC) awarded the first Cleantech Open Northeast “cleanweb” prize to ecoVent Systems, a Cambridge, MA-based technology company that provides consumers with room-by-room temperature control.
The $5,000 award was presented by Thomas R. Burton III, the founder and chair of Mintz’s Energy Technology Practice and Micah Remley of EnerNOC. Mintz and EnerNOC co-sponsored the award which recognized the most promising “cleanweb” team participating in the Cleantech Open NE accelerator program and business competition. The event was held on October 28 at Boston University.
“Cleanweb” technologies are defined as a form of clean tech that takes advantage of the Internet, social media, and mobile communications to alter how consumers use energy resources.
“Cleanweb technologies like those developed by ecoVent Systems have the ability to revolutionize how we expend energy by putting more power in the hands of the consumers themselves,” said Mr. Burton. “We are delighted to join EnerNOC in supporting these innovative technologies.”
“This prize is about promoting innovation in energy intelligence software, and aligns closely with EnerNOC’s focus on using software to help enterprise customers lower their energy costs by optimizing the way they use energy,” said Tim Healy, Chairman and CEO of EnerNOC. “We congratulate ecoVent on winning this award.”
With capabilities in its offices nationally, Mintz has been listed among the “Top 10 Clean Technology Firms” by Euromoney’s LMG Cleantech & Renewable Energy. The Energy Technology Practice was also has also been recognized by Watershed Capital Group, which ranked it second among top national Clean Technology law firms, and U.S. News & World Report, which listed it as a “Best Law Firm” in Boston and nationally
Since 2006, Mintz attorneys have closed over 300 transactions in the energy technology sector including: venture capital transactions (representing companies and investors), initial public offerings and follow-on offerings, private placements, M&A deals, technology licensing and joint venture transactions, totaling over $7 billion in transaction value. In addition, the team has handled the development, financing, and construction of hundreds of megawatts of energy generating facilities.