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Clear Blue Technologies Launches Energy-as-a-Service for Wireless Power

Clear Blue Technologies announced today the launch of its Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) for wireless power. This new subscription-based service provides clean, wireless power for critical systems such as off-grid street lights, telecommunications systems, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Clear Blue Technologies’ Smart City Lights Replace The Grid In Long Island Project

Clear Blue Technologies today announced its collaboration with Pullman SST, Inc. to illuminate the top level of a 1,400 space parking garage in Hicksville, New York, for the Town of Oyster Bay, using Clear Blue’s Illumient Smart Off-Grid lighting systems.

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Clear Blue Technologies Launches New Illumient Smart Off-Grid Lighting Product Lines

Clear Blue Technologies announced the launch of two new Illumient lighting product lines, the Illumient Lithium Series and Illumient Concrete Series. The Concrete Series and Lithium Series power multiple devices, including Smart City infrastructure such as security cameras, motion detectors, Wi-Fi hotspots and other Internet of Things devices.

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Clear Blue Technologies Lights Up the City of Hamilton With Wireless Power

Clear Blue Technologies today announced its collaboration with Tymat Solutions to illuminate pathways along Mohawk Road East and Eringate Park for the City of Hamilton, Ontario using Clear Blue’s Illumient Smart Off-Grid lighting systems. In total, more than 60 Illumient lighting systems have been installed across the City of Hamilton.

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The City of Mississauga Bypasses the Grid with Clear Blue Technologies’ Smart Off-Grid Lighting

Clear Blue Technologies announced the installation of its Smart Off-Grid Illumient lighting systems in the City of Mississauga, Ontario.  The project in Duncairn Downs Park, located in the Erin Mills Community, was completed late last year.

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Cleantechnica: Smart Solar Street Lights Spread With IoT Adoption

The role of the once lonely street light has been heavily rewritten so that it now serves as a major information gateway, runs on solar power, and is sensing and reporting far more than you might imagine. Indeed, the global market for the smart street light is projected at $18 billion per year by 2024. While that number may sound hard to believe, the next time you drive under a carport or walk across an intersection, just look up.

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Clear Blue Technologies to Wirelessly Power Lights at Over 50 North Dakota Intersections

Clear Blue Technologies has delivered Smart Off-Grid Power Packs to power lighting at 51 intersections in North Dakota for the Department of Transport. The initial three phases of installations are complete, with 16 lights already in use at rural intersections across the State. The remaining 34 lights are expected to be installed in two phases during 2019. The project was done in partnership with Luma Sales, and includes the sale of Clear Blue Smart Off-Grid Power Packs as well as on-going monitoring and management services.

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Clear Blue Technologies Illuminates Toronto’s Bloor Street with Smart City Lighting Systems

Clear Blue Technologies announced that 40 of its Illumient solar-powered street lights have been installed along Bloor Street West in Toronto. The project was driven by the Bloor West Village Business Improvement Association (BIA), the first BIA ever established in the world. The project value to Clear Blue exceeded $400,000 CAD, and includes on-going management services from Clear Blue, using its Illumience cloud software. 

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Clear Blue Technologies’ Smart Off-Grid Lights Illuminate Waterfront in Algonac, Michigan

The $248K ($325K CAD) project included the purchase, installation, and remote management of 20 Illumient Smart Off-Grid street lights.

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Clear Blue Technologies Wins 12 New Solar Lighting Projects in Ontario in 2018 

Clear Blue Technologies today announced it has won 12 new projects in Ontario this year for its Illumient Smart Off-Grid lighting, exceeding its 2018 projections for installations in the province. Revenue from sales in Ontario YTD are 515% higher than in all of 2017, and the number of lighting systems increased by over 300%. 

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Clear Blue Technologies International Awarded $850K Contract to Power and Remotely Manage Solar-Powered Street Lights in Nigeria

Clear Blue Technologies is pleased to announce it has fulfilled an initial contract worth approximately $850,000 for a new street light project in Nigeria, as part of a collaboration with Raeanna Nigeria Limited, a Nigerian infrastructure company focused on rural connectivity and energy solutions.

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Village of New Maryland Installs Smart Off-Grid Lighting from Clear Blue Technologies International

The Village of New Maryland in New Brunswick has installed 13 Illumient solar-powered street lights. The key features of Clear Blue’s Illumient lights include remote lighting management, monitoring and control, which reduces the cost of maintenance and improves reliability, even during periods of bad weather. The lights are also activated by motion detectors to extend battery life. 

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Off-grid system powers lighting in historic Moroccan city

"Logintek Morocco is using Smart Off-Grid technology from Clear Blue Technologies to power 800 Idsud Energies solar and wind-powered street lights in Settat city, Morocco. This is phase one of a multi-phase project expected to total almost 5,000 Smart Off-Grid streetlights."

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Clear Blue’s Smart Off-Grid System Powers 800 Solar/Wind Street Lights in Settat, Morocco

IDSUD Energies Afrique, a renewable energy company and division of IDSUD Energies, has installed Smart Off-Grid™ technology from Clear Blue to power 800 IDSUD Energies solar and wind powered street lights (NHEOLIGHT) for Logintek Morocco.

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CLEAR BLUE TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL STARTS TRADING ON TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE

Clear Blue Technologies International, the company behind the Illumient brand of Smart Off-Grid lighting systems, began trading on the TSX Venture Exchange today.

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TMCnet: How the Cloud Can Elevate Solar and Wind Power

"Off-grid solar and wind power are a fast-growing alternative to electric grid power for critical infrastructure, but issues of reliability and consistent delivery of power have hindered widespread adoption."

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The Globe and Mail: ‘Time is the No. 1 enemy,’ Toronto cleantech exporter says

"Off-grid power has the potential to bring renewable energy to devices from street lamps to cellphone towers and WiFi hot-spots. However, making equipment run properly on solar and wind energy is critical."

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Energy Manager Magazine: Smart Off-Grid Shines a Way Forward

"Energy disparities around the world are stark: while developed countries, such as the U.S. and the U.K., have reliable access to power, populations in emerging and frontier markets are being left behind...

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City Of Hamilton Wins Canadian Outdoor Lighting Project Of The Year For Clear Blue / Illumient Solar Streetlight Installation

Clear Blue Technologies announced that the City of Hamilton received the Canadian Outdoor Lighting Project of the Year award from LightSavers Canada for its Mountain Brow Boulevard installation of Illumient Smart Off-Grid streetlights. LightSavers Canada is a market transformation initiative of the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI), and their innovation awards are intended to “showcase and celebrate individuals, projects and organizations making a profound impact on the advancements of energy efficient exterior lighting systems across Canada.” The award was presented to the City of Hamilton at the 2016 Annual LightSavers Summit in Toronto on November 18.

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Exportwise: Around the world in 80 milliseconds

"Before smart off-grid controls company Clear Blue Technologies came along, managing solar and wind-powered devices like streetlights was a grind. Reliability was poor and news of an outage usually came through a consumer complaint...Toronto-based Clear Blue is capitalizing on this changing market with its cloud-based, off-grid technology that enables these systems to be monitored and controlled over the Internet, saving time and money."

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Clear Blue Technologies Closes C$1.85 Million Equity Financing And Will Achieve 300% Sales Growth In 2015

Clear Blue Technologies, the Smart Off-Grid Company, has closed a private placement offering, bringing the total funding raised by Clear Blue in 2015 to approximately C$2.3 Million for the year. For 2015, the company will achieve 300% sales growth, and now has over 100 customers and 500 off-grid systems installed in 18 countries across the world.

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Solar lights will brighten up Lily Lake in Saint John

"Saint John's Rockwood Park is about to get a lot brighter at night, thanks to solar-powered lights being installed along the popular foot path around Lily Lake. The green technology not only saves the city the cost of electricity - the lights themselves were a gift." Read the article at http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/new-brunswick/solar-lights-saint-john-1.3317019

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Going to the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference?

The annual IES Street and Area Lighting Conference will take place Oct 5- 8 in Savannah GA. If you are planning to attend, contact us today to set up a time to meet with Illumient.

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Clear Blue Technologies’ Founders Honored with Canada's Clean50 for 2016 Award

Clear Blue Technologies’ founders Miriam Tuerk, Mark Windrim and John Tuerk were recognized with the Clean50 award for 2016. Clear Blue, the Smart Off-Grid Company, develops the industry’s most advanced off-grid solar and wind powered lighting systems, which are monitored, controlled and proactively serviced over the Internet. CEO Miriam Tuerk, CTO Mark Windrim and Head of Power Management John Tuerk founded the fast-growing company in 2011.

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Saint John Energy to Light up Lily Lake Trail in Rockwood Park

Saint John Energy has donated a leading edge solar digital lighting system from Illumient to light the Lily Lake Trail in the City of Saint John, New Brunswick. The project will see the installation of approximately 26 programmable solar-powered lights along the 1.38 km length of the Lily Lake Trail.

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UGE and Clear Blue Technologies Announce Strategic Partnership for Off-Grid Lighting

UGE International Ltd., a global leader in distributed renewable energy solutions for businesses, and Clear Blue Technologies, the Smart Off-Grid Company, announced a strategic agreement under which Clear Blue will become the exclusive provider for off-grid lighting to UGE partners and customers.

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Pickering installs first solar-powered lights, from Illumient

The City of Pickering recently installed its first solar-powered lights in the parking lot of their Grand Valley Park. "Dogs can play longer into the evening thanks to new solar-powered lights at a park in Pickering."

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On Demand Webinar/Demo: Smart Off-Grid Lighting and Security

Watch this webinar and live demonstration to find out how you can “go green” while getting the high reliability you need, with capabilities you can’t get anywhere else.

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IES Street and Area Lighting Conference

The IES conference will take place in Nashville, TN on Sept 14-17. Come see us in the exhibit hall and watch a demo of our Smart Off-Grid software, that controls and monitors our streetlights in real-time.

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IBEW Boston Lights the Way with Solar and Wind Streetlights from Clear Blue Technologies

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 has installed 16 Clear Blue/Illumient solar and wind powered street lights at their Boston headquarters.

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Clear Blue Technologies Receives 2014 Las Vegas M2M Evolution Business Impact Award

Illumient's parent company Clear Blue Technologies received a 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Awards at the recent M2M Evolution Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Business Impact Awards program recognized a select group of companies and business leaders who have successfully leveraged M2M and the Internet of Things (IoT) to solve a business issue, launch a new service or create revenue opportunities.

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Forbes: When (and Where) Solar LED Lighting Makes Sense

Clear Blue was recently featured in this Forbes article about solar powered lighting.

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Greenbiz.com: Clear Blue makes the case for taking street lights off the grid

Greenbiz writes about Clear Blue / Illumient's Smart Off-Grid streetlights

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Smart Off-Grid: Illumient Announces New Solar-Powered Lighting Product Line

Illumient announced a new solar-only product line with a wide choice of options to enable customers to buy street and pathway lighting that matches their specific needs.

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Yonge Street: Nothing but Blue Skies for Clear Blue Technologies

Read the Yonge Street media article on Clear Blue Technologies

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Smart Off-Grid: Illumient Solar and Wind Streetlights Installed at New Bayside Toronto Complex

Clear Blue Technologies and TowerLabs @MaRS announced the installation of two Illumient solar powered and wind powered lights at the new Bayside Toronto complex on the Toronto waterfront.

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Greenbuild 2013 International Conference and Expo

Join us at Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia Nov 20 -22. Come see us at Booth 4002 and learn about our Smart Off-Grid lighting and security solutions.

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APWA Sustainability Conference

Clear Blue exhibited at the 2013 APWA Sustainability Conference May 13 - 15 in an Diego.

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COO Miriam Tuerk Invited to Speak at E3 Symposium

Clear Blue/Illumient COO Miriam Tuerk spoke at the recent E3 Symposium at Centennial College. This event brings together top educators, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers and students.

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Meet Us at Lightfair

Come meet Illumient at this year's Lightfair trade show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia

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Sustainability City Networks Interviews Kevin Bobikiewicz

Sustainability City Network Interviews Kevin Bobikiewicz about the Illumient Hybrid Streetlight (Formerly Enlighten Hybrid)

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OCE 2011-2012 Annual Report

Clear Blue Technology Highlighted in the Ontario Center of Excellence 2011-2012 Annual Report.

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American Public Works Association

Kevin Bobikiewicz spoke about the installtion of our Hybrid Off Grid Streetlights in Downer's Grove Illinois at the American Public Works Association Sustainability 2012 Conference.

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MaRS Cleantech Innovation Showcase

Clear Blue Technologies, parent company of Illumient Off Grid Streetlights, selected to be part of the Mars Cleantech Innovation Showcase

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The Toronto Star highlights Illumient's parent company

The Toronto Star highlights Illumient's parent company, Clear Blue and their research partnership with George Brown College in developing the Illumient Off-Grid Streetlight.

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