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Patrick Crane, chief marketing officer for Sungevity
A former LinkedIn social media expert is helping Sungevity connect solar users, online and off, to generate buzz and new buyers for its panels
Includes correction Social media expert Patrick Crane had just stepped down for a "career break"...
Aug 10, 2011 | Read More
Digital Lumens
Analysts say GOP-led efforts to strip funding for federal lighting efficiency standards won't stop the rapid growth of new technologies
The switch to energy-efficient lighting will proceed rapidly this decade, no matter the results of...
Jul 20, 2011 | Read More
Recently discovered undersea deposits of rare earth metals — crucial to new clean energy technologies — could take decades and cost billions to develop
An underwater bonanza of rare earth deposits discovered by Japanese scientists poses little...
Jul 7, 2011 | Read More
Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.)
Appropriations bill puts renewable energy and efficiency funding about $1 billion below current levels, roughly equaling dollars doled out in 2005
WASHINGTON—Even though Republicans have vowed an "all-of-the-above" approach to America's energy...
Jun 21, 2011 | Read More
Worker installing a smart meter
Since entering the smart grid space in 2009, Colorado-based Tendril has quadrupled its workforce and revenues. Now it's landing major deals in Australia
Washington's smart grid stimulus campaign is paying off for many U.S. software companies. Having...
Jun 16, 2011 | Read More
Training academies are cropping up to steer students and professionals into clean energy industries that lack manpower to match growing opportunities
A surge in business for algae-biofuels developer Sapphire Energy has led to a new but welcome...
May 16, 2011 | Read More
Houston is rising U.S. star in green jobs race; Mexico quietly competes with Asian giants as solar factories sprout south of the border
China is prevailing in the global race for green jobs in sectors from solar panels to advanced...
Oct 6, 2010 | Read More
New solutions using flywheels and lithium-ion batteries land $60 million in loan guarantees to get more renewables on the grid
By Sara Stroud Managing electrical grids is a delicate balancing act. Behind the scenes, grid...
Aug 13, 2010 | Read More
Mimicry of newly discovered chemical processes in microbes opens new possibilities
Biomimicry is the big buzz word in cleantech these days, referring to the scientific effort to...
Jul 20, 2010 | Read More
Router and switch breakthrough streamlines communications networks, cuts utility operating costs by 45 percent
Networking giant Cisco announced the first offerings in its "Connected Grid" portfolio...
May 26, 2010 | Read More