Cleantech Group’s i3 Market Intelligence Tool Records 4,000+ Relationships in the Clean Technology Sector Since June

SAN FRANCISCO – September 15, 2011

Cleantech Group, a leading global research firm focused on cleantech innovation, today announced it has tracked over 4,000 relationships across the cleantech sector including joint ventures, customer relationships and technology partnerships.  I3 quickly built more than 15,000 clean technology company and investor profiles and continues to grow daily.

First launched in June 2011, the web-based tool, available at http://i3.cleantech.com, provides real-time updates on investments, acquisitions, IPOs, partnerships, and other daily events in the cleantech market.  I3 tracks industry movements in thirteen cleantech categories including biofuels, energy efficiency, solar, wind, energy storage, smart grid and water and wastewater.

Subscribers, who receive in-depth company information, financial details, research reports, quarterly investment trend reports and more, have been quick to respond: “[i3 is an]incredibly dynamic platform, rich in content and easy to use,” says Marta Grech of Demeter Partners.  “i3 becomes an essential tool in the cleantech investment sector, not only as a source of immediate information, but also as a trend analysis tool that allows future forecasts.”

According to Greg Neichin, Cleantech Group’s Vice President, Research and Advisory, i3 is the result of close collaboration between Cleantech Group and its subscribers.  “We’ve been listening carefully to a variety of subscriber feedback and are constantly  enhancing our user experience to improve the quality and relevance of the content that we deliver to our clients.”

I3 will continue to develop under Cleantech Group’s ongoing commitment to anticipate subscriber needs and remain on the forefront of the dynamic cleantech landscape. In the near term, “Look out for improved communications, more stats and more control over preferences, as well as enhanced company and investor profile pages,” says Neichin. “We are very enthusiastic about the progress that we have seen to-date with i3 and even more so about the growth yet to come.”

About Cleantech Group

Cleantech Group helps business leaders make strategic decisions involving cleantech innovation.  Cleantech Group’s i3 is the most comprehensive, up-to-date source for insights into companies, investors, financing and relationships across the clean technology ecosystem.  The in-house analyst team helps companies identify opportunities and source innovation across the smart grid, energy storage, energy efficiency, transportation, water and other sectors.  Cleantech Group also produces the premier Cleantech Forum® and Focus™ events worldwide. Details are available at http://www.cleantech.com.