SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanSpark, Inc. (OTC: CLSK), a microgrid company which is combining a patented "stratified" downdraft gasifier with advanced engineering and software and controls for innovative distributed energy resource management systems, today announced the company was named as a Top 10 finalist of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) Later Stage Awards 2016 in the Energy Storage/Smart Grid category.
Matthew Schultz, Chief Executive Officer of CleanSpark, Inc., commented, "We are honored to be selected by GCCA alongside such a premier group of innovative, clean technology industry leaders. It is highly satisfying to be recognized among the Top 10 for our innovative technology and energy management systems and the opportunities these solutions address in the microgrid market."
The GCCA Later Stage Award winners originate from the major cleantech industries, including solar, wind and clean web to lighting, energy efficiency, mobility, urban agriculture and water. The Top 10 Finalists were narrowed down from more than 105 nominations and represent some of the world's most sought after and up-and-coming equity-investable cleantech companies. The annual GCCA Later Stage Awards brings to the forefront the best investment grade companies with strong product differentiation, scalable business models and solid market traction.
The GCCA Later Stage Awards 2016 ceremony was held December 13th at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas, in conjunction with the Global Solutions Summit (GSS) 2016. GSS 2016 met in collaboration with the Club de Madrid (CdM), an organization comprised of more than 100 former Presidents, Prime Ministers and Heads of State which reconvened in the Club de Madrid - P80 Group "Reunion Proceedings", and the 6th GCCA Awards Dinner. GSS 2016 builds on the widely-acclaimed inaugural Global Solutions Summit which first convened at the U.S. Department of State in April 2014.
GCCA is a fully independent and open platform designed to support the development towards a shared economy and low carbon prosperity. As a meta-cluster, GCCA provides access to capital, corporates, markets and insights.
About CleanSpark, Inc.
CleanSpark combines a revolutionary and patented 'stratified' downdraft gasifier with advanced energy software and control technology that enables a plug-and-play enterprise solution to modern energy challenges. CleanSpark's gasifier was developed with partners such as Petersen, Inc., ICON Renewables, Combustion Resources and others to create a logical solution for profitably handling MSW, Coal, Plastics, Municipal Sewage and many other feedstocks. All with ZERO airborne emissions. We've aligned ourselves with research universities such as Utah State University, The University of Utah, and BYU to certify and maximize the efficiencies and production of our technology. By integrating new and existing energy generation and storage assets with advanced load management capacities, CleanSpark's software allows energy generated locally to be shared with other interconnected microgrids. This unique capability enables microgrids to be scaled and widely adopted for commercial, industrial, military, municipal, and remote community deployment.
For more information on CleanSpark, please visit http://www.cleanspark.com.
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