Brooklyn, NY, September 17, 2012 - BioLite LLC, an innovator in energy solutions, is pleased to announce it has been recognized in the October design issue of Fast Company, the world’s leading progressive business-media brand.

The BioLite CampStove was named a finalist in the 2012 Innovation by Design Awards. The awards honor the year’s most inspiring, ingenious and innovative design solutions. Fast Company editors and judges from across all spectrums of business and design selected 56 finalists from more than 1,700 entries submitted by over 1,000 different companies. Winners will be announced at a gala event in New York City on October 16, 2012.

BioLite is also highlighted on Fast Company’s 2012 Co.Design 50 list. The list is comprised of 50 designers, educators, and executives who are pushing the boundaries of their particular discipline into promising new directions.

“Fast Company truly celebrates the intersection of design and business,” says BioLite co-founder Jonathan Cedar. “We’re so proud to be in the company of this impressive group of innovators. It’s both inspiring and humbling to share the page with fellow startups and industry giants.”

The Innovation by Design Award finalists and 2012 Co.Design 50 will be featured in Fast Company’s annual design issue available online today, and on newsstands September 18, 2012.

About BioLite

BioLite develops and manufactures advanced energy products that make cooking with wood as clean, safe, and easy as modern fuels while also providing electricity to charge small devices like cell phones and LED lights off-grid. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the company was founded in 2009 by Jonathan Cedar and Alec Drummond. BioLite is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2011 St. Andrews Prize for the Environment and the 2010 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open. Discover more about BioLite at biolitestove.com, facebook.com/biolitestove and twitter.com/biolitestove.