Always On Going Green has announced their list of who they think are the most promising green sector companies in the East.  These types of lists are great resources for identifying potential employers, so if you get a chance, check out the Going Green East Top 50.  They evaluated several hundred private cleantech companies in the region, paying special attention to companies that appear likely to thrive in spite of tight credit and cheap energy.

Other variables evaluated in include: the disruptive potential of the company’s technology combined with its likely feasibility; the strength of the management team; credibility of the investors; how big a market is there for the innovation; the clarity of the company’s mission; how close is the company to bringing this innovation to market; and the strength of its claim to belong to the cleantech revolution.

The winners include eight companies in solar energy, eight in resource recovery, seven in energy efficiency category, six in energy storage, five in building materials, five in nanotech, four in biofuel, and at least one in every other category.  The top winner,  GreatPoint Energy is commercializing a technology that converts raw coal into natural gas.

The GoingGreen East 50 were honored on March 10, 2009 at GoingGreen East in Boston, MA

Read the whole story at Going Green

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Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine,, Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine,, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.