- Techstars’ Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator is supported by Alabama Power, PowerSouth and others
- Techstars gives corporations like Alabama Power’s parent company, the Southern Company the opportunity to engage with companies having innovative technologies impacting their sectors
DENVER, BIRMINGHAM, September 8, 2020 — Project Canary, the leading provider of continuous monitoring technology and ESG solutions in the energy industry, announced that it has been selected to join the Techstars Alabama EnergyTech 2020 Class.
The program is supported by Alabama Power, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), the Alabama Department of Commerce, Altec, PowerSouth and the University of Alabama. Participating companies will work closely with these organizations to develop solutions to pressing problems faced by energy utilities and others in the energy industry.
In a highly competitive process, Project Canary was one of ten selected companies, whose innovative solutions were deemed to have the largest prospective impact on the energy industry. Each member company in the class has a diverse background, coming from six states and three countries. Techstars EnergyTech 2020 Class will help corporations “future-proof” their businesses from disruption by giving them the opportunity to engage with companies that have innovative technologies that impact their sectors.
Chris Romer, Project Canary CEO, said, “We are thrilled to be part of the Techstars Alabama EnergyTech 2020 program. This experience gives us a first look inside what’s in store for utilities as we build-out the most comprehensive ESG solution for the energy sector.”
About Project Canary
Project Canary, based in Denver, Colorado, is a mission-driven B-Corporation accountable to a double bottom line of profit and the social good. Our goal is to mitigate climate change by helping the oil and gas industry operate on a cleaner, more efficient, more sustainable basis. Our proven technology monitors emissions in near-real-time, enabling energy producers to rapidly identify and remediate fugitive emissions, and strengthen their social license to operate. The Project Canary solution is continuous, rugged, simple and affordable.
Project Canary recently merged with Independent Energy Standards Corp, the market-leading provider of responsibility verifications and analytics for the oil and gas industry, to form International Environmental Standards (IES).
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