Folsom’s SynapSense makes clean tech list

Folsom-based Synap-Sense Corp. has been ranked among the 100 most promising clean technology firms worldwide by the United Kingdom’s Guardian newspaper and Cleantech Group LLC, a San Francisco-based consultancy.

SynapSense was one of 55 U.S.-based companies on the list and the only one with headquarters in the Sacramento region. The list spotlights companies with “the potential and likelihood to achieve high growth and high market impact,” according to a news release.

With technology developed at the University of California, Davis, Synap-Sense makes systems that help computer data centers cut their electricity use. The company was founded in 2006. Its clients include Yahoo Inc. and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

– Jim Downing