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Palmetto named Inc.'s 5000 fastest-growing companies.


CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 21, 2017 — Inc. magazine today recognized Palmetto Clean Technology, Inc, headquartered in Charleston, on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses.

"We are honored to be included among this elite group of companies," shared Chris Kemper, founder and CEO. "To be at the top of the category based on fastest growth rate is a testament to our team and their strong customer focus."

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. is the most competitive crop in the list's history. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

"The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive," says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. "The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them."

Palmetto is a clean technology company. They create solutions for managing home energy through innovative hardware and software solutions. The company has successfully developed and financed more than $3 billion in clean energy projects, globally, since its inception in 2009.

In addition to their hardware and software solutions, Palmetto provides homeowners tremendous amounts of savings on their utility bills by providing turnkey clean technology products such as solar power systems, energy storage solutions and, coming soon, EV charging stations among many other pipeline products.

It's solar division, Palmetto Solar, is recognized as "The Best Solar Company", "The Greatest Value Solar Provider" as well as "The Highest Quality Solar Panel Installation by a Home Solar Company", Palmetto has custom designed and financed thousands of residential solar panel installations. The result — homeowners saving on their energy bills by becoming energy independent. Today, Palmetto is expanding upon its clean technology platform to offer a more comprehensive suite of saving opportunities to its growing customer base.

Palmetto is active in a growing number of markets including Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee & Florida. The Company has offices in Washington DC, New Jersey, New York, San Francisco, Orlando, Charlotte and Charleston, SC.

About Palmetto 
Palmetto is leading the world towards a clean energy future. By innovating unique data driven clean energy software, Palmetto is able to provide homeowners with tools to manage their utility. Founded in London in 2009, Palmetto has financed over $3 billion in clean energy projects across 22 countries.

The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2016.

Media Contact: Jennifer Ash, Palmetto Clean Technology, LLC, 855-339-1831,