Clir Renewables on list of fastest growing companies


Clir Renewables, the market intelligence platform for wind and solar, has secured a ranking of 210 in a list of the fastest growing companies in the Americas, published by the Financial Times. Clir’s absolute growth rate was 274 percent between 2018 and 2021.

To be eligible for inclusion in the list, companies must be headquartered on the continents of North or South America, have generated a revenue of at least $100,000 in 2018 and $1.5 million in 2021. The business must be independent, and revenue growth between both 2018 and 2021 must be primarily organic.

Clir detects market-wide, project-related, and site-specific issues for wind and solar projects. (Courtesy: Clir Renewables)

Clir combines the world’s largest renewable energy operational dataset with software and analytics to provide renewable energy power generators, investors, and asset managers with actionable insights into the production, health, risk, and financing of assets.

Over the last four years, Clir has secured more than 200 GW of project data, 29 new clients including Glennmont Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners, and expanded into 12 new territories. The business supports the fundamentals of renewable energy project growth and development, working with developers, lenders, and investors through project development, operations, and subsequent mergers and acquisitions.

Leveraging advanced AI and 200-plus GW of data from decades of project experience, Clir detects market-wide, project-related, and site-specific issues for wind and solar projects.
“To be recognized by The Financial Times as one of the Americas’ fastest growing companies is an achievement we’re all hugely proud of,” said Gareth Brown, Clir’s chief executive and founder. “Over the past six years since our formation, we’ve been able to grow rapidly by continually listening to and recognizing the needs of the market. As the industry increases in competition, we’re looking forward to the continued growth of our company, and to further incentivizing the shift toward clean energy through deeper intelligence into performance and risk.”

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