Clean Edge, Inc., founded in 2000, serves corporate, utility, and financial clients working to transition to a clean-energy economy. The firm is a clean-tech stock indexing pioneer (with multiple stock indexes tracking clean energy, transportation, water, and the grid) and co-produces the annual gridCONNEXT conference (convening stakeholders building a modern 21st century grid). Founder Ron Pernick, who literally wrote the book on clean-tech business & innovation (The Clean Tech Revolution, HarperCollins, 2007), works on additional select projects to forward large-scale clean-tech adoption.


Amy Davidsen with Ron Pernick's picture

Ron Pernick: Amy, 162 companies have joined your global RE100 campaign (with more than 30 companies joining in the past year alone) – committing to getting 100% of their electrons from renewable sources. What’s driving corporations to make such significant renewable energy (RE) commitments?

Amy Davidsen: When the campaign launched in September 2014 during Climate Week NYC, leading businesses including IKEA Group, Swiss Re, and Mars came together to make a public commitment to achieving 100% renewable power for their global operations.

At this time, most companies joined RE100 to…

Stock Indexes

Clean Edge indexes cover diverse sectors including renewables, storage, grid, and water:

  • CELS: U.S.-listed clean-energy companies
  • GWE: Global wind industry firms
  • HHO: U.S.-listed potable water and wastewater market companies
  • QGRD: Global smart grid and grid infrastructure firms 
  • Energy Transition Long-Short: Long clean energy and short fossil fuel reserve owners

Clean Edge Stock Indexes