Ready to Rocket, a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for growth, announced on March 2nd that Portable Electric was selected as an ‘Emerging Rocket’. The 15th annual Rocket Lists analyzed over 500 top British Columbia startups this year. Portable Electric is proud to join a cohort of 19 innovative technologies and companies on the CleanTech Emerging Rocket list that are revolutionizing their industries with clean technology.

“We identify companies that have proven their technology and are positioned well for growth. Our analysis of market trends led to our selection of Portable Electric as an Emerging Rocket CleanTech company.” said Dave Thomas, Senior Partner, Rocket Builders.

“We are thrilled to be a part of this fantastic list of companies, and to play a role in the burgeoning cleantech industry in BC,” said Mark Rabin, CEO, Portable Electric. “Being selected is a true testament to the progress we’ve made so far in supplying renewable energy solutions to festivals, events and film productions in Vancouver in less than a year of operation.”

Portable Electric is part of Foresight Cleantech Accelerator, Vancouver’s premier clean tech accelerator and is planning a launch of its second-generation product line of VOLTstackTM Power Stations later this spring. Having powered over 50 events, festival and films, as well as being selected for the Green and Digital Demonstration Program with the VEC, Portable Electric is focusing on building renewable power stations to suit the energy needs and provide solutions to the entertainment industry’s dependence on fossil fuels.

About Portable Electric

Portable Electric (PE) is transforming the portable power industry.  The days of noisy, dirty gas/diesel generators are numbered with the introduction of the VOLTstackTM Electric Generators.  Quiet, emission-free power for less – where and when you need it. Portable Electric is a Vancouver based company and can be found across Canada and the USA at filming locations, street fairs, construction job sites and music festivals.

About Ready to Rocket

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for growth. Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the Clean Technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies the top private companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the trends for growth. This selection methodology has been an accurate predictor of growth with “Ready to Rocket” companies exceeding industry averages for revenue, employee and investment growth.

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