Missouri company named one of the 50 smartest by MIT



SunEdison, the renewable energy developer based in Maryland Heights, was tabbed one of the smartest companies in 2015, coming in at the No. 6 spot, via MIT Technology Review’s annual ranking. To make the list, MIT stated that “a company had to have innovative technology and a business model that was both practical and ambitious, with the result that it has set the agenda in its field over the past 12 months.”

SunEdison out-ranked notable companies such as IBM, Google, Amazon and Microsoft. MIT noted SunEdison’s aggressiveness in “expanding its renewable energy products and building a business to provide electricity to the developing world.”

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