Chamber Names Greenskies Region's Top Technology Company

Press Release | Middletown, CT

Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC, a Middletown-based solar energy company, has been named Technology Business of the Year by the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, an award that earned the company formal recognition by the Connecticut General Assembly.

Greenskies received the award at the chamber’s annual small business awards luncheon at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cromwell. Six Middlesex County businesses were honored at the annual event.

Greenskies was nominated for the award by a chamber member and selected as this year’s recipient by a committee that included the four previous winners of the technology award, said Johanna Bond, the chamber’s vice president.

“We are very proud of our 2015 Small Business Award winners who were all nominated by other members of the chamber,” said Chamber President Larry McHugh. “Like our other winners, Greenskies shares a commitment to Middlesex County and is a great representatives of our business community.”

Shortly following the announcement of the award, the General Assembly issued an official proclamation that said, in part: “In recognition of receiving the award of ‘Technology Business of the Year’ from the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, we recognize the hard work that has gone into building your business and commend you for your efforts. Your contributions to the community are exceptional and a true inspiration to all. Congratulations on this much deserved honor. And we wish you continued success.”

The citation was signed by State Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven; Speaker of the State House J. Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden; and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill.

Greenskies is a seven-year-old company that designs, builds and maintains solar photovoltaic systems for corporate clients, municipalities and government agencies, educational institutions and utilities throughout the United States. Solar installations designed and built by Greenskies have now produced more than 75 million kilowatt hours of clean electric power.