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Mercury Solar Systems Named 10th Fastest Growing Energy Company on Inc. 500 List

PORT CHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has ranked Mercury Solar Systems as the 10th fastest growing energy company on its exclusive Inc. 500 ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Mercury is one of the top solar integrators on the East Coast having completed over 1,000 installations totaling 12MW across its six offices. The Inc. 500 acknowledgement is testament to Mercury's exponential growth of 870% over the past three years. Mercury now joins a prestigious list of powerhouses who gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500 including Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Zipcar, Clif Bar, American Apparel, and Oracle.



"Fast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous," said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. "The Inc. 500 consists of these just-short-of miraculous companies, the ones that through ingenuity and ambition have increased revenue, hired employees, and grown fast in difficult economic times."

In addition to its Top 10 ranking in the Energy category, Mercury Solar Systems was ranked #337 on the overall Inc. 500 list and 32nd fastest growing company in the New York City area.

Frank Alfano, Chief Executive Officer, Mercury Energy commented, "This is an incredible milestone for our growing company and is testament to the unwavering commitment of each and every one of our 125 employees who have helped shape Mercury into the company it is today. We look forward to many more years of success in the years ahead."

About Mercury Solar Systems

Mercury Solar Systems is the largest solar integrator in New York and one of the leading firms on the East Coast. The Company designs and installs solar electric and solar thermal energy systems for the commercial and residential marketplace and to date has installed over 1,000 solar systems totaling 12MW of energy. Mercury Solar Systems is a subsidiary of Mercury Energy, a leading provider of solar energy systems throughout the United States. For more information visit

Mercury Solar Systems is a registered trademark of Mercury Solar Systems, Inc.

About Inc. 500

The 2010 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2009.

The 2010 Inc. 500 offers a glimpse of the future of the U.S. economy. More than 25 percent of companies in the energy sector this year ($2.5 billion aggregate revenue; 942 percent median growth rate) focus on solar and other alternative sources.

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