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The (Real) Lessons from Solyndra

The White House is worried that the story of Solyndra, the solar power company that filed for bankruptcy protection after receiving $535 million…
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Principles and Practices of Enterprise IT Efficiency

Taking into account all of the opportunities for increasing IT energy efficiency, how can an organization best approach the challenge of making its…

Green IT – The Other Clean Tech

This post examines U.S. prospects for leading in green information technology, as a growing component of the broader clean tech market.
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Mission Motors Electric Superbike Sails Past the Competition

We’ve covered San Francisco-based startup Mission Motors on several occasions over the past couple of years. The electric vehicle company earned its reputation…
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Biofuels Slowly Take Flight with the Airline Industry

Airlines won final approval from a U.S.-based technical-standards group to power their planes with a blend made from traditional kerosene and biofuels derived…
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Life Cycle Assessment of EVs Reveals Startling Results

A number of articles published this week paint a negative picture of electric cars based on a British study published earlier this month.…
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Expanding the Availability of Sustainability Data

We know a lot about the sustainability performance of about 5,000 large companies. We know something about the sustainability performance of another 16,000 smaller…
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How Incubators Will Help Start-Ups Lead the Clean Tech Revolution

As foreshadowed by GE’s Ecomagination reach-out to start-ups, it is expected that start-ups and not large corporations will lead the clean tech revolution.…
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Tendril Networks Demand Response Solution for the Smart Grid

By Matthew Madden By definition, disruptive technology usually results in a variety of unintended consequences. When considering the ancillary effects that would result…
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Clean-Technology Trends 2011: Shaping Clean Energy Markets for the Next Decade

By Tracy Taylor According to Clean Energy Trends 2011, a new report by Clean Edge, the growth of clean technology over the last…
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Enerkem Localizes Fuel Production Using Landfill Trash

Gas prices are again spiking, which is why it may be the perfect time to look in your trash can. Come again? Yes,…
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Cleantech VC’s ask: Who will be the SunRun of Home Energy Efficiency?

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Venture Funding for Cleantech SMEs in Developing Nations

In light of KPCB’s record of investing in world-changing businesses and because the firm has recently embraced cleantech opportunities with the Greentech initiative,…
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Is Wireless The Future For EV Charging?

Imagine a future where you drive your electric car to work, park, get out and walk away, and your car automatically starts recharging…
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The Strategy Behind China’s Wind Numbers

Despite surpassing the US’s installed wind capacity in 2010, 1/3rd of China’s installed wind capacity is not connected to the grid. China’s National…