POWERHOME Named to Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- POWERHOME has been named to Fast Company's annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2020, in the energy category. The list honors businesses making significant impacts on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today's fast-changing world.
POWERHOME was selected following a nomination detailing the company's mission to create greater awareness of renewable energy on a national scale. POWERHOME has partnerships with six professional sports franchises and one college athletics program, having installed solar panels on various facilities. These panels help decrease dependence on grid energy and also help reduce each entity's carbon footprint. These partnerships simultaneously create consumer awareness through marketing material highlighting the solar panels and POWERHOME brand.
The MIC is Fast Company's signature franchise and one of its most highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. It provides both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy. This year's MIC list features 434 businesses from 39 countries.
"Through the use of solar energy, POWERHOME has helped thousands of customers become more sustainable and save money," said POWERHOME CEO Jayson Waller. "In today's business environment, creativity is critical to attract consumer attention. Inclusion on this prestigious Fast Company list is a testament to the innovative ideals POWERHOME was founded on and strives to achieve every day."
"At a time of increasing global volatility, this year's list showcases the resilience and optimism of businesses across the world. These companies are applying creativity to solve challenges within their industries and far beyond," said Fast Company senior editor Amy Farley.
POWERHOME is an energy efficiency company that provides high-quality American-made solar panels as part of a complete energy-savings package for residential customers. The company launched in 2015 in Mooresville, N.C., and today has nearly 800 employees, including a commercial division. Operating in nine states, it is ranked No. 100 on the 2019 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America – the second time in three years that the company has made the top 100 of this prestigious list. For more information, visit www.powerhome.com.
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