cleantech Archive

14 Oct 2014

Denmark & New York City Fight Climate Change Through Cleantech Partnership

By Mark Watts, Executive Director of C40 In September, all eyes were on New York City, which hosted the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit. As part of Climate Week NYC, the summit provided space for several major
3 Oct 2014

Cleantech Global Showcase Coming Up (Discount Code)

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) will be hosting its second annual cleantech Global Showcase (GloSho’14) on October 6-7, 2014 at the historic Los Angeles Theatre Center in Downtown LA. Last year’s inaugural event attracted over 400 participants from
17 Sep 2014

Turning Point: In 2014, Politicians Compete For Who Supports Cleantech More

There’s no getting around the fact that clean energy took a popularity hit, particularly among Republicans, with the fossil lobby’s 2011 subterfuge: the phony Solyndra non-”scandal.” We can now say with confidence that there was never any
15 Aug 2014

What You Need to Know to Enter China’s Cleantech Market

China has attracted much attention in recent years from Western industries looking to expand to the Far East. With rapid industrial and economic growth, the country is on a path to becoming an international powerhouse. Yet despite
30 Jul 2014

Where are they now: Global Cleantech 100 Edition

In this edition of ‘Where are they now?’ we tackle alums of our annual Global Cleantech 100 list. It will be just as much fun as the child stars edition, without the horrible haircuts. Where are the
27 Jul 2014

Science is the new cleantech in the Valley but without the righteousness

Science is the cleantech. Well, sort of. My thoughts on the evolving way for VCs to fund tough problems. Science is the new cleantech in the Valley but without the righteousness originally published by Gigaom, © copyright
11 Jun 2014

Corporate Open Innovation Platforms That Can Be Helpful For Cleantech Startups, Universities & Research Labs

By Denis Kuznetsov Open innovation has been a hot topic in the business world since its introduction by Professor H. Chesbrough in 2003. Having initially evolved in technology and consumer goods corporations (like IBM and P&G), the open innovation paradigm
11 Jun 2014

What do the EPA’s proposed new rules mean for cleantech?

You’ve most likely heard the big news: on Monday of this week, the US EPA proposed new rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. Since the EPA is using the Clean Air Act—specifically Section
22 May 2014

6 Cleantech Accelerators To Launch Internationally

The Cleantech Open has announced that it will expand into six countries: Armenia, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Africa, and Turkey. It intends to support innovation in energy efficiency, renewable energy, waste to energy, and water efficiency in those six
16 May 2014

Obama, Wal-Mart, and the Changing Face of Cleantech

When it was announced that President Barack Obama’s west coast swing would conclude in Mountain View, CA (home of Google, LinkedIn, and a variety of other tech starlets), the location of his speech took a lot of