December 19, 2011 07:00 ET

C3 Wins "Award of Excellence" at the 2011 Platts Global Energy Outlook Forum

Award Recognizes Energy and Emissions Management Software Company for Achieving Success in New, Rapidly Growing Industry

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) - C3, an energy and emissions management solutions provider, announced today that the company was awarded an Award of Excellence at the 2011 Platts Global Energy Outlook Forum, held on December 1, 2011 in New York City. The Forum was held in conjunction with the Platts Global Energy Awards, described as the "Academy Awards" of the energy industry, which recognizes leading companies and executives for excellence and innovation in their fields.

"We at C3 are honored to be recognized with an Award of Excellence," said Ed Abbo, President and CTO, C3. "Organizations increasingly recognize the importance of strategic, comprehensive energy and emissions management, and it is a strong validation of both C3 and this emerging industry to be recognized by an esteemed organization like Platts, before an audience of experienced energy industry executives."

Each year, the Platts Global Energy Awards program, which identifies exemplary innovation and leadership in 19 performance categories, also honors a select few companies or individuals from among the Global Energy Awards finalists to receive a separate, special Award of Excellence for their strategic contributions to energy. This year's 2011 Platts Award of Excellence winners are finalists from the "Rising Star-Company" and "Sustainable Technology Innovation of the Year" categories.

"The finalists from these categories have the potential to make a significant impact on the new energy economy and to pave the way for the next best new technology solution and we're proud to name them 2011 Platts Award of Excellence winners," said Larry Neal, president of Platts.

The Forum and Energy Awards are held by Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals information since 1909. The Awards attract more than 200 nominations from nearly two dozen countries. Present and past judges have included former OPEC energy ministers, national regulators, former heads of major energy companies, and leading academics and legislators. More than 500 senior executives from energy industry companies attend the Awards dinner each year.

About C3

C3 provides a family of energy and emissions management software solutions that enable organizations to monitor, mitigate, and monetize energy usage and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in order to increase profitability. C3 solutions are currently in use to reduce energy cost, risk, and environmental impact at major manufacturers, utilities, technology companies, and municipalities, among others. For more information, please visit

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Barbara Lewis
    Corporate Public Relations