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Wattwatchers Named to 2018 APAC 25 List of Attention-Catching Innovation Companies

Gavin Dietz, CEO, Wattwatchers

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Inaugural List Recognises the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology in the Asia Pacific Region

We are excited to have produced this new sister list and to shine a spotlight on the innovation activity happening in the Asia Pacific region”
— Richard Youngman, CEO, Cleantech Group
SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA, September 25, 2018 / --
Wattwatchers, the Australian-based digital energy company, today announced it has been named to the 2018 APAC 25 List, produced by Cleantech Group (CTG) whose research and events services keep its audiences and clients in touch with emerging trends, leading innovation companies and all key players in sustainable innovation.

The APAC 25 is a new sister list of the Global Cleantech 100 program, launched this year and made possible by the support of Enterprise Singapore.

Like its parent program the Global Cleantech 100, the APAC 25 seeks to provide a reading of which private and independent companies, and types of sustainable innovation companies, are catching the attention of those in the market, and which they believe are most likely to have significant impact in a 5-10-year time frame.

CTG put together the list of 25 companies through a combination of APAC-related inputs from the annual Global Cleantech 100 process (as described on its methodology page) with the specific inputs asked of an APAC 25 expert panel. Those companies where, based on the inputs provided, CTG can detect the strongest patterns of agreement across all the input points will do best under the scoring methodology.

“The Wattwatchers team is very excited about this external recognition of our company,” said Wattwatchers CEO Gavin Dietz. ‘Because the list is constructed by independent selection and expert evaluation, rather than being one of those awards or rankings that you self-nominate for, we see the new APAC 25 as being especially valuable as an indicator of how Wattwatchers is progressing in Australia and internationally.

It’s a great validation of our work to enable Grid 2.0 - the new digital, distributed and demand-response era for electricity systems - with circuit-level monitoring and control in real-time through the cloud. We also are delighted to see other Australian technology companies recognised on the list - smart grid leader GreenSync, second-life energy storage start-up Relectrify, and water and wastewater innovator BioGill – and we congratulate all of the new APAC 25 list companies.’

Members of the APAC 25 expert panel play an important role in how the list comes together. Each provides a minimum of three (maximum of nine) nominations, no more than a third of which can be portfolio companies (in the case of investors). Expert panelists can weight their nominations to indicate their relative strength, and all nominations are blind (no expert sees any of the other panelists’ nominations). These nominations are then combined with the outcomes from the Global Cleantech 100 process, which itself benefits from thousands of data points.

“We are excited to have produced this new sister list and to shine a spotlight on the innovation activity happening in the Asia Pacific region,” said Richard Youngman, CEO of Cleantech Group. “With the globalisation of innovation – where solutions are emerging from, where demand is, and who is providing the capital for our ecosystem – now, more than ever is the right time to do this.”

• The 2018 APAC 25 list was officially released in Singapore on Friday, September 21, 2018:

• For complete information on leadership companies within the cleantech space, access i3 by visiting — CTG’s leading market intelligence platform — and search for the companies you are interested in.

• The complete list of APAC 25 expert panel members is available at

About Cleantech Group

Founded in 2002, the mission of Cleantech Group (CTG) is to accelerate sustainable innovation. Our subscriptions, events and programs are all designed to help corporates, investors, and all players in the innovation ecosystem discover and connect with the key companies, trends, and people in the market. Our coverage is global, spans the entire clean technology theme and is relevant to the future of all industries. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with a growing international presence in London.

Our parent company, Enovation Partners, one of Consulting Magazine’s 2017 Seven Small Jewels, is based in Chicago (learn more at

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Cleantech Group
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About Wattwatchers

Wattwatchers is an award-winning Australian digital energy technology company focused on devices, data and communications to make behind-the-meter energy management intelligent, connected, easy to install and operate, and cost-effective.

Based in Sydney, Wattwatchers develops and markets ‘IoT for energy’ hardware + firmware + software solutions to accurately monitor and control electrical circuits in real-time through the cloud. The internationally-certified Wattwatchers product suite is highly flexible, crossing over for residential, commercial and industrial, and utility use cases; and works with an expanding choice of cloud platforms, software applications and consumer interfaces.

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