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Power to the People Series: Researching the Clean Energy Market for Rural India

This post is the part of a special series on Clean Energy and the BoP leading up to the launch of the report “Power…

California’s Prop 23 Would Put the Brakes on Clean Energy

By William A. Sundstrom With the state’s unemployment rate stuck at around 12 percent, many Californians are suffering and desperate for a paycheck.…
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Second Life: Used Electric Car Batteries Might Go to the Grid

In math, multiplying two negatives equals a positive. Sometimes the same can be said for sustainability. For all of the benefits electric cars…
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What Makes A Successful Clean Tech P.R. Firm?

There is a pressing need to communicate the benefits of clean technology to an expanding consumer base. Many clean tech firms choose to…

Angel Investors Come to the Rescue of Clean Tech Start-Ups

Who will fund the next wave of clean tech companies? A new report put out by Venture Capital Journal states that venture capital…

What is Your Clean Tech Story?

People understand new knowledge primarily through stories. There is probably no better way to communicate the benefits of clean technology than through effective…

Ford, Nissan, Chevy: Charging into the EV Era?

Or is it more like slouching towards Bethlehem? But no matter their speed or range, a battery of all-electric vehicles are coming soon…
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Why Electric Cars Should Be Marketed Like the Ford Fiesta

Crowdsourcing is an effective way to involve potential consumers in the promotion of clean cars. In marketing terms, this means outsourcing your advertising…

Smart Meters – The Smart Choice?

By: Elizabeth Dolge Smart Meters have been making the news of late stirring up much debate as to whether they will deliver the…

Ex-Im Bank Financing Boosts Dirty Energy Projects

The Sierra Club is on the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s case for subsidizing fossil fuel projects around the world at the expense of clean…

Why is Dirty Energy Still So Cheap?

The clean tech sector has experienced remarkable success in the past few years, yet there still remains one huge roadblock from mass implementation…
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Nissan Leaf Test Drive and First Impressions

Earlier this week, I wrote about the launch of Nissan’s first fully-electric vehicle, the LEAF, and General Motors’ “parallel-hybrid” EV, the Chevy Volt.…

Cleantech Trend: Boosting Fleet Efficiencies

Amid the poster-board displays and smiling, hand-shaking entrepreneurs at the Cleantech Open National Conference in San Jose last week, a trend emerged. A…

Recycled Plastiki Arrives in Sydney

No one said they couldn’t or shouldn’t do it but they did it anyway, making some nice enviro points along the way. The…
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GE’s $200Million Ecomagination Challenge

Jeff Immelt, CEO of GE, headlined a conference in San Francisco today, announcing three major initiatives that GE is committing to, in order…