Press Releases 04.08.2014
Oasys Water Honored as One of Bloomberg’s 2014 New Energy Pioneers at BNEF’s Future of Energy Summit
Recognized for its Ability to Change the Energy Landscape Worldwide
Boston – April 8, 2014 –Last night at theBloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City, Oasys Water, a world leader in innovative solutions for water treatment and desalination,was named a New Energy Pioneer. Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) provides unique analysis, tools and data for decision makers driving change in the energy system. Uniquely focused on the water-energy nexus and providing energy efficient technologies to treat the most challenging waters produced from natural gas production and power plants, Oasys was recognized as a leader driving change in the energy system using an innovative Forward Osmosis (FO) technology.
Now in its fifth year, BNEF’s New Energy Pioneers award honors ten companies from around the world that are game-changers in the field of clean energy. Industry experts from, academia, corporations, utilities, finance and technology incubators selected the winners based on each company’s innovation, demonstrated momentum and potential to scale. Being recognized as a New Energy Pioneer validates Oasys Water’s mission to address challenging water issues in the oil and gas and power industries.
This award comes on the same evening that Oasys was named the Water Technology Company of the Year by Global Water Intelligence for its significant contributions to the field of water technology.
“We are thrilled to be honored as a New Energy Pioneer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance as this validates our commitment to deliver innovative water treatment solutions to the energy sector,” said Jim Matheson, CEO of Oasys Water. “The recognition from a panel of experts across several facets of the energy industry motivates us to continue to innovate and develop world-changing, sustainable technologies to benefit our collective environment.”
This year’s winners represent a broad range of industries including bioenergy, energy efficiency, geothermal, innovative finance, smart energy technology, solar and water. By rewarding game changing innovators, Bloomberg New Energy Finance hopes to highlight the profound transition in today’s energy system, towards new business models, technologies and market structures that are challenging the status quo.
To learn more about the awards, visit www.newenergypioneers.com.