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  • Cleantech IPOs: Predictions Revisited, 2014 Winners, 2015 Picks favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - An IPO or acquisition is the promised land for VC-funded startups -- but there have been relatively few cleantech IPOs over the past few years. The fact is that most cleantech companies require a longer time frame, a bigger budget, and a different set of...
  • Comparing America’s Streetcar Systems At The Same Scale favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Matt Johnson created a nice graphic/map for streetcar lovers that shows all the streetcar systems that are open or under construction in the United States. Only nineteen cities in America have streetcars that are either operating or being added to transit systems in the near future....
  • Largest Microgrid In Africa Assisted By Eaton favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - The power management solutions company Eaton will supply power distribution equipment and electrical engineering services for a 5 MW solar microgrid in the Annobon Province, an island off the coast of Equatorial Guinea. Diesel-powered generators historically have been used to generate electricity there. Only about five...
  • IBM India To Cut Data Center Emissions 40% With Solar Power favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - An IBM data center in India plans to cut is greenhouse gas emissions by 40% using solar power and water cooling for air conditioning. The Bengaluru-based data center uses a 50 kW solar photovoltaic system that provides electricity to the data servers. The DC power...
  • Finding the 'Secret Sauce' to Define and Motivate Your Target Audience favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - Most people can agree that being efficient consumers of energy is a good thing. And yet encouraging energy efficiency can be challenging, in part because the potential audience can be huge and diverse, and in part because making a change, even if it saves you...
  • Energy Quote of the Day: Putin, the Ruble, Rosneft and Economic Crisis favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - The Russian economy is heavily dependent on oil – prices of which have been falling precipitously – and sanctions imposed by western governments in retaliation for Russia’s aggressive action in Ukraine are putting extreme pressure on the country’s currency.read more...
  • It's Time for Environmentalists to Give Nuclear a Fair Go favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - Should the development and use of nuclear energy be part of Australia’s (and many other countries’) future energy mix? We think so, particularly as part of a realistic solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prevent dangerous climate change.read more...
  • Chile’s Mineral Industry Is Mining Renewable Energy favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Originally published on The Conversation. By John Mathews Mining is the fourth-largest energy consumer in Australia, using roughly 10% of Australia’s total. Some of this comes from the electricity grid — but much is supplied offgrid in the form of diesel and other fossil fuels....
  • Will EU Emission Trading Remain A Major Source Of Low-Carbon Finance? favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Originally published on EnergyPost. By Emil Dimantchev Last year for the first time many of the CO2 allowances in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) were auctioned rather than handed out for free. Surprisingly perhaps, the EU member states used much more of the ETS...
  • Yet Another Perk Of Tesla Ownership In Norway favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Originally published on EV Obsession. While Tesla Motors doesn’t break down its sales by regions, it’s no secret that Norway has fallen in love with the all-electric sedan. That’s because in Norway, car sales are taxed by engine displacement…unless you buy an EV, that is....
  • Carbon War Room And Rocky Mountain Institute Alliance Offers Tremendous Philanthropic ROI favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Originally published on RMI. By Reuben Munger I’ve been a Rocky Mountain Institute supporter for nearly 15 years. That’s because RMI’s impactful work on market-based energy solutions offers a great return on my philanthropic investment. We are closer than ever before to transforming the world...
  • Calyxo To Launch New Thin Film Modules With Efficiencies Of Over 14% favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Calyxo is one of the leading German manufacturers of CdTe based thin-film solar modules. The company also undertakes turnkey photovoltaic systems Calyxo To Launch New Thin Film Modules With Efficiencies Of Over 14% was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over...
  • Mexico's Energy Legislation Needs to Incorporate Clean Energy in Order to Fight Climate Change favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - Mexican President Peña Nieto spoke at the 20th Conference of the Parties climate negotiations in Lima, Peru last week about Mexico’s commitment to fight climate change, including a commitment of $10 million to the Global Climate Fund and $20 million to the Global Environment Fund.read...
  • Tesla To Enter India With Model III favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Speculation had suggested India might be next for Tesla, but it won’t be the Model S that launches in the land of curry and sacred cows, but rather the Model Tesla To Enter India With Model III was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more...
  • In California and Iowa, Advanced Energy Means Lots of Jobs favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - The advanced energy industry in California is, not surprisingly, California-sized – over 431,000 workers in more than 40,000 businesses. Rural Iowa has 22,600 advanced energy employees in 1,400 businesses, more workers than in crop production, trucking, or animal production.read more...
  • High-Energy Innovation: The Case of Shale Gas favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - The boom in U.S. natural gas production, created by technical innovations in the recovery of natural gas from previously inaccessible shale rock formations and land-use policies that favor private development, has helped lower electricity costs and benefited the petrochemical and manufacturing industries.read more...
  • Casting Off The Electric Company Cord favicon Alternative Energy Stocks (Yesterday) - By Jeff Siegel Billy Adams doesn't get an electric bill. Perched along a hillside in the mountains of Western Maryland, Billy's home gets all its electricity from the sun. He has a small battery pack that stores about five hours worth of electricity, and he...
  • 5 Big Trends in Home Energy in 2014 favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - Energy concerns might not be the star player when it comes to the connected home, but the past year has shown this issue may actually have a lot more pull than some think. And it isn't just things like consumer devices that are moving the...
  • “Aarhus In 2030″ favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Editor’s Note: This article is one submission in a live Masdar blogging contest (find out the entry requirements here). Very simply, the focus of the contest submissions is to: “Describe your city in 2030: what will occur due to changes in energy, transportation and water technologies, and how will they...
  • Energy Quote of the Day: 'Short-Sighted and Reckless Victory for Health and Climate' favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - The opposite and deeply conflicted ends of the fracking spectrum that came alive when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state would move to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing, also known as 'fracking.' Reaction to the move has been swift.read more...
  • David Cameron Versus The UK Wind Industry favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Speaking to the House of Commons Liaison Committee on Tuesday, UK Prime Minister David Cameron dealt a remarkably ignorant blow to the country’s wind industry by claiming the public were “fed up” with the construction of wind farms, before arguing that subsidies wind energy subsidies...
  • Gamesa Teams With Iberdrola To Launch Next-Gen Wind Farm Operations favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Wind energy giant Gamesa is teaming up with Spanish multinational utility Iberdrola to launch a next-generation system for operating wind farms from a distance.  The system allows for remote management of any make of wind turbine, anywhere in the world, through a single interface. WindCORE®...
  • Educating the First Generation of Sustainability Managers favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - Today, as our growing economy stresses the ecosystems that make human life and wealth possible, CEOs must manage the physical dimensions of sustainability. What used to be a small, negligible part of management has become a core function of management.read more...
  • Mercedes S 500 PHEV Slashes Lifecycle CO2 Emissions Up To 56% favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - The Mercedes S 500 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) can lower the user’s full-lifecycle CO2 emissions by up to 56% as compared against the gas-powered version of the S 500, according to the life cycle assessment environmental certificate awarded by TĂśV SĂśD. The figure of...
  • The EV Tipping Point Will Come Quickly favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Originally published on the ECOreport. An Interview With Fastned CEO Michiel Langezaal; Why The Mass Adoption Of EVs Is Inevitable  Though the Netherlands’ EV sales are picking up, Fastned cofounder & CEO Michiel Langezaal does not think they will reach the national goal of 200,000 EVs and...
  • Two Nifty Little Nanoscale Lifts For Energy Storage favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Two new nanoscale research studies on energy storage show that lithium batteries are still king, but there could be stiff competition ahead from sodium Two Nifty Little Nanoscale Lifts For Energy Storage was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000...
  • Balkan Countries Agree To EU 2030 Clean Energy, Emission Reduction Targets favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Prospective members of the European Union have agreed to honour the targets to enhance renewable energy, energy efficiency, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that were recently agreed to by the EU for 2030. Balkan countries have pledged to meet the targets to reduce GHG emissions...
  • Friday Energy Facts: OPEC Net Oil Export Revenues Expected to Fall in 2014 and 2015 favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - Based on market assessments in the Short-Term Energy Outlook, EIA estimates that members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, excluding Iran, will earn about $700 billion from net oil exports in 2014, a 14% decrease from 2013 earnings and the lowest earnings for...
  • Limo Service In Chicago Using Tesla’s Model S EVs Is Booming favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - You may remember hearing pretty recently about a chauffeuring service using Tesla Model S EVs opening up in the city of Chicago — beginning operations just a couple of months ago, in October. Well, apparently, that company — E-Motion Chauffeurs and Hires — has struck it...
  • Electric Car Sales Have Already Surpassed 100,000 For The Year favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - With one more month still to go, plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) and 100%-electric car sales in the US have already surpassed the 100,000 unit mark for the year, according to the most recent numbers out of the industry. This is if you include an estimate of...

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