Boston, Mass., November 15, 2013Digital Lumens was awarded the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) Award for Breakout Company of the Year at the Council’s annual Green Tie Gala.

According to NECEC, the award is given to an organization that has hit an inflection point in revenue growth and has established itself as both an industry leader and a market maker. Recent winners include First Wind (2011) and Harvest Power (2012).

“Digital Lumens is defining the intelligent lighting space, establishing itself as an early market leader,” said Peter Rothstein, NECEC President. “We look forward to watching them continue to grow and congratulate all of the award winners, which exemplify the innovative companies leading research, development, adoption and deployment of clean energy technologies in our region.”

“We are deeply honored to receive this award, and appreciate all the work that the New England Clean Energy Council and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have done to support the clean energy innovation ecosystem,” said Tom Pincince, Digital Lumens’ President and CEO. “While a truly global company, our roots are here in New England and we draw from the deep well of talent in the region to grow the company.”

NECEC’s 6th Annual Green Tie Gala was held at the Boston Westin Waterfront and attracted more than 400 leaders and stakeholders in the clean energy industry, including company CEOs, government officials, service providers, academics, venture investment firms, labor and large commercial end-users and area utilities. Other 2013 Green Tie Gala award recipients include The NanoSteel Company, 1366 Technologies, Saint Gobain, and Healthcare Without Harm. In addition, NECEC honored Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick as the 2013 Clean Energy Hall of Fame Inductee, for his leadership and dedication in growing the clean energy sector.

About Digital Lumens
Boston-based Digital Lumens is redefining lighting with intelligent LED lighting systems, service offerings and strategic partnerships that deliver unmatched energy savings, flexibility and unique value to commercial and industrial customers. Proven in more than 500 facilities to reduce lighting energy use by up to 90%, the Digital Lumens patented system is setting the standard for LED lighting efficiency in a broad range of lighting markets.

About The New England Clean Energy Council and the NECEC Institute
The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC, a 501(c)(6) trade member organization) is the lead voice for hundreds of clean energy companies across New England, influencing the energy policy agenda and growing the clean energy economy.  The NECEC Institute (a 501(c)(3)) is a leader in programs that support Innovation, Cluster Research & Economic Development and Workforce Development. NECEC’s mission is to accelerate New England’s clean energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies.

As sister entities under the NECEC umbrella, the organizations share a common mission to accelerate New England’s clean energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies.  NECEC leads efforts in Policy, Government Affairs, Communications, Member Benefits and Stakeholder Engagement, while the NECEC Institute executes projects in the areas of Innovation, Cluster & Economic Development and Education & Workforce Development.