Eric Wesoff, Editor-in-Chief of Greentech Media’s flagship website, www.greentechmedia.com, was named the top-ranking U.S. influencer within the energy industry among journalists by Text100, a communications agency. Along with guiding the editorial vision for Greentech Media, Wesoff covers a range of energy topics including solar energy, the smart grid, energy efficiency, and other emerging green technologies.
 
“His coverage of the Solyndra bankruptcy, one of the most impactful events in the industry, along with his broad range of coverage on renewable energy sources and electric vehicles, made him the most prominent journalist for energy issues,” Text100 explained. According to the report, "The 2012 Energy Digital Index was designed to help us to better understand the circle of influence within the energy sector."
 
Other journalists on the influencer list included:

  • Jonathan Fahey, The Associated Press
  • Andrew Restuccia, Politico
  • Wendy Koch, USA Today
  • David Roberts, Grist
  • Thomas Friedman, The New York Times
  • Cassandra Sweet, Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal
  • Dina Capiello, The Associated Press
  • Marc Gunther, Fortune
  • Ryan Tracy, Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal

 

“I’m flattered to be part of this group of journalists, and I’m proud that the coverage that I’ve provided has been influential in the online conversation about energy,” said Wesoff. “Greentech Media’s driving goal is to be the go-to source for the best information about the renewable energy industry, and this is a great indicator that we’ve done that.”
 
Wesoff will be covering Greentech Media's U.S. Solar Market Insight Conference next week in San Francisco, CA. More information is available here: www.solarmarketinsight.com.

To download the full report, visit Text100 Digital Index.

Read the full press release here

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