10 Aug '12, 12pm

Sustainable Industry Predictions for the Second Half of 2012

The sustainable industries market saw a shift in the last year as money left the sectors with high barriers to entry in terms of capital, such as biomaterials, biofuels and wind, and these investors began shifting their attention to the less capital-intensive sectors such as energy efficiency. As this trend continued into 2012, energy efficiency has now become the most rapidly consolidating sector in the sustainable industries. We believe that this sector will continue to see activity as managed services providers will continue to look to acquire technology focused energy efficiency companies to meet growing customer demand for real-time energy solutions. We also expect to see companies which have not traditionally been involved with the energy services category begin to move into the energy efficiency market through strategic acquisitions. At this halfway point in 2012, a...

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