Hudson, Massachusetts [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] The Alternative Energy Store of Hudson has recently been named one of Inc. 500’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2006. A provider of renewable energy products worldwide (solar, wind and micro-hydro resources), the privately held company ranked as #440 in the Inc. 500. Founded in 1999, the Alternative Energy Store has served more than 25,000 renewable energy customers in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica. Annual sales were $5.8 million in 2005. It is in the process of opening offices in Costa Rica to serve the growing Latin American renewable energy market. Plus, the Alternative Energy Store is now offering financing for larger home systems.