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Industry Accolades, Awards & Certifications

Ameresco energy efficiency, distributed generation, advanced technology, and renewable energy projects have won acclaim from federal agencies and local governments, and received numerous awards from green energy associations and environmental groups. Ameresco, its client projects, and industry leadership has been recognized by Forbes, Fast Company, S&P Global Platts, Frost and Sullivan, Guidehouse Insights, Energy + Environmental Leader, Renewable Energy World, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, Association of Energy Engineers, Ernst & Young,  Solar Power World, among others.

Ameresco named Distributed Energy Resources Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

Global analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan, has acclaimed Ameresco as a Best Practice among Distributed Energy Resource service providers for demonstrating excellence in terms of thought leadership, innovation, growth strategy and implementation in its field.

“One of Ameresco’s unique competitive advantages is its use of raw biogas as a base load fuel source. In partnership with municipalities and water utilities, it develops wastewater treatment biogas-to-RNG plants that reduce customers’ reliance on fossil fuels while helping them meet carbon reduction goals.”

Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices award recognizes a high degree of innovation with products and technologies, and the resulting leadership in terms of customer value and market penetration. Based on its recent analysis of the global distributed energy resources (DER) market, Ameresco earned this prestigious award for its customer-centric technologies and independent approach with a comprehensive range of renewable energy solutions.

Top Project of the Year awarded to Ameresco’s work at Parris Island by E+E Leader

Expert judges identified Ameresco’s project at US MCRD Parris Island as a leading example of the innovative work being done today in the fields of energy and environmental management.

One judge said of the project, “This showcases the success of a very large project that completed a comprehensive energy infrastructure project with the overarching goal of optimizing energy resiliency.”

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2020 Top Solar Contractors logo
2020 Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards 2020 logo
Environment + Energy LEADER Top Project 2020 badge
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91st Avenue Phoenix RNG Plant receives honorable mention in Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

Ameresco’s 91st Avenue RNG facility in Phoenix received an honorable mention in Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards in the energy category. Designed, built, owned, operated and maintained by Ameresco, the 91st Avenue RNG facility is the largest wastewater treatment biogas-to-RNG facility of its kind in the United States. This World Changing Ideas Award recognized the facility for its innovation and contribution to building a better world.

Recent Project, Client & Company Awards


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