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, having published its first index with Nasdaq in 2006. Current stock indexes track the U.S. and global clean energy, water, transportation, and grid infrastructure markets. Clean Edge, along with the GridWise Alliance, also co-produces the annual gridCONNEXT conference, convening hundreds of industry innovators and stakeholders working to build a modern 21st century grid.


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A series of insights from leading smart-grid, clean-energy, and utility experts speaking at gridCONNEXT.

Ron Pernick: Your firm, Hannon Armstrong, was the first real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in clean energy and assets that address and mitigate the effects of climate change. What attracted you to this market opportunity (before many others were even thinking about it)?

Jeff Eckel: Hannon Armstrong has been making investments in clean energy since the 1980s, so we have a...

Stock Indexes

Clean Edge stock indexes cover diverse sectors including clean energy, transportation, energy storage, electric grid, and water. CELS tracks U.S.-traded clean-energy companies; GWE covers global companies engaged in the wind industry; HHO tracks U.S.-listed companies in the potable water and wastewater market; and QGRD covers global smart grid and grid infrastructure firms. First Trust offers ETFs based on these four indexes.

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