Globe and Mail names Clir Renewables as one of Canada's Top Growing Companies

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Clir Renewables (Clir), a company dedicated to maximizing project returns from renewable energy assets, today announced that it has been recognized as one of Canada’s top growing companies of 2021 by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business.

Launched in 2019, Canada’s Top Growing Companies aims to recognize and celebrate entrepreneurial achievement by identifying and amplifying the success of growth-minded, independent businesses. The program ranks public and private companies based on three-year revenue growth. Clir achieved the 95th spot on the list. This year’s list of 448 companies is especially significant due to the unprecedented year caused by the ongoing pandemic. As renewable energy capacity worldwide sees significant growth, increasing 45 percent in 2020, Clir has experienced unprecedented demand for its analytics and reporting software.

“We’re proud of the impact that our technology has made, excited for our future growth, and delighted to be listed among these incredible Canadian companies," said Gareth Brown, CEO, Clir Renewables.

“It’s an exciting time to be a technology start-up in Canada,” said Gareth Brown, CEO, Clir Renewables. “At Clir, we’re reducing humankind’s impact on the planet by turning renewable energy data into actionable insights. With the highest-fidelity wind and solar data models, our clients are able to maximize the performance and output of their assets. We’re proud of the impact that our technology has made, excited for our future growth, and delighted to be listed among these incredible Canadian companies.”

Founded in 2017, Clir combines intuitive software, advanced data science and machine learning to analyze data and provide actionable insights to solar and wind farm owners and operators. With over 300GW of renewable energy project experience, they’ve successfully optimized and maximized the financial returns of over 10GW of wind and solar projects.

“Any business leader seeking inspiration should look no further than the 448 businesses on this year’s Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies,” says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “Their growth helps to make Canada a better place, and we are proud to bring their stories to our readers.”

To view the complete list of winners, visit Canada's Top Growing Companies.

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