Clean Technology

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Data storage

Green Data Centers: Is It Worth Running a “Losing” Race?

Explosive growth in mobile computing and cloud services has industry players, public and private sector organizations focused on greening the data center. But…
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Israeli Startup SDE Produces Low-Cost Electricity From Waves

Israeli company SDE utilizes the motion of sea waves to produce low cost electricity. It was lately ranked by international scientists as the…
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Cleantech

Almost every day you can find on the media news on renewable energy and sometimes it’s so overwhelming that you can't see the…
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Solar, Wind and Biofuel: A $246B Market in 2011

The clean energy industry grew by more than 30 percent in 2011 and is charging full steam ahead.
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Greenstart Adds $100k in Funding Offer for Entrepreneurs

Greenstart is a San Francisco-based startup accelerator focused on helping entrepreneurs build successful companies at the intersection of cleantech and IT. So far…
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One More Time: Clean Energy Standard Act Introduced in Congress

Sen. John Bingaman and supporters are once again introducing federal legislation that would require power utilities to generate electricity from clean energy sources.…
utilities

Top 5 Triple Bottom Line US Utilities

With the launch of a first-of-its-kind High Performance Sustainability Index for publicly listed US utilities, Target Rock Advisors has identified and ranked the…
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Cleantech Accelerator Greenstart Launches Design Practice

many big changes [ in clean-tech] come in the second chapter we are now in, where software and IT will be critical; it's…
Renewables

Has the Clean Energy Boom Gone Bust?

Well, the vultures might be circling, but they might have to wait a while to pick the bones of the CleanTech industry, which…
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Our Perspective on the 8 Strategic Factors Shaping Oil Price in 2012

The price of oil is still one of the most important factors shaping the economy. It can determine not just how much you’ll…

Use Paper, Save the Planet

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…

FAA Awards $7.7 million for Clean Jet Fuel Development

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $7.7 million in contracts to eight companies who will help the agency develop and approve sustainably-sourced “drop-in”…
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Renewable Energy Land Leases: How to get a Slice of the Pie

This post outlines key considerations for property owners to evaluate when leasing their land for renewable energy development. There are pros and cons…
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EV Technology Company Mission Motors Powers Growth

It’s been a fantastic year for electric vehicle technology company, Mission Motors. In July this year, the company’s electric racing bike, the Mission…
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Sun Shines on Private Solar Financing in New Orleans

Adam Capital Clean Energy Finance, a private investment firm, has agreed to lend $1 million to finance rooftop solar panels for 85 low-income…