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Energy Toolbase is officially one of America’s fastest-growing private companies – We made the Inc 5000 List!
By Tracy Fosterling
on 8/14/2019

Energy Toolbase is proud to announce that we’ve made the Inc. 5000 list and been named as the 1,011th fastest-growing private company in America! The Inc. 5000 list is a list of the nation’s most successful private companies and has become a milestone for entrepreneurial success since 1982. Some of the world’s biggest companies including Dell, Zappos.com, and LinkedIn have been named to this list when first getting started. This is the first time Energy Toolbase has been recognized on this list. 

“Our team is honored to be recognized on this prestigious list. We've come a long way since I launched this company as a nights and weekends project 5 years ago,” said John Gurski, Founder & CEO of Energy Toolbase. “This is no doubt a result of our team's dedication to our customers and our mission, which has enabled our business to consistently grow.”

The Backstory of Energy Toolbase

Our company launched at Intersolar in 2014. It was founded by our CEO John Gurski, who launched the company as a night and weekend operation and has since sprouted into one of the leading software solutions in the market. We now have 23 full-time employees across 4 office locations; Honolulu, Hawaii, Los Angeles, South Carolina, and South Florida. 

The platform originated as a simple financial modeling and proposal creation tool for residential and commercial solar projects, mostly throughout California. John had previously spent years developing his own financial models while working as a solar developer. We are now a top-tiered solar and energy storage modeling tool with the capability to model projects in all 50 states plus internationally. Our utility rates database currently houses 50,000+ active, global rates, in more than 800 utility territories across the world. We’ve also partnered with several of the world’s leading companies in the market for integrations including SolarEdge, Stem, AMS, SunPower, and HelioScope, with more in the pipeline.

Looking Ahead

We continuously work to improve on the Energy Toolbase model by implementing features requested by our users and improving overall functionality. We are gearing up for a major update to the platform that will be announced in the coming weeks and are set to make a full international launch in the fall. By the end of 2019, we hope to have several more team members on the roster, with additions in the sales department to assist in our growing userbase as well as new members of our in-house utility rates team. 

You can view the full Inc 5000 list here.