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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…

Wind Power with Nowhere to Go in China

Yesterday, we examined the actual wind power being produced versus the wind power installed in China. With only 2/3rds of installed wind power…
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Chinese Grid Connectivity Lets Wind Lag

China’s installed wind capacity is the second largest in the World, and their growth rates continue to dwarf those of developed nations. Yet…

Seeking Traction with Investors? You’ve Got Two Minutes

Last week, Triple Pundit enjoyed fly-on-the-wall status at a pitch session between cleantech entrepreneurs and a panel of cleantech investors from leading Bay…
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EV Company Better Place Announces Pricing for Denmark Launch

Better Place, the electric car company that has developed battery swapping technology for its vehicles, announced pricing on March 3rd for their entry…
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EPA Examines Consumption and the Environment

Will understanding the psychology, patterns, and economics behind over-consumption help us navigate the road ahead? The West Coast EPA is hosting a year long…
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Slow Sales of EVs Create Doubt about Size of Market

Two new cars, the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt – a battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle respectively – may together,…

Startup America Gives Cleantech Entrepreneurs a Leg Up

U.S. Small Business Administrator Karen Mills on Wednesday revealed details of a pilot program through which it is working with four cleantech business…
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn’t Speak for All Businesses

By Janet Pomeroy One of the major themes in President Obama’s State of the Union speech was the need to maintain our economic…