Category: Energy Business

Insights for readers working in the cleantech industry in startups, financing, marketing, research and other areas.

Kate Gordon: Clear Understanding of Climate Risks Would Reduce Cleantech Business Risk

Climate and energy are both inherently local issues, says former Center for American Progress VP for Energy and Environment.

Nest Acquisition Revives Google’s Energy Management Strategy

Google may have found its long-sought path into the energy utility market with its acquisition of Nest Labs and the Nest Learning Thermostat. Continue reading

Irrigation, Construction Ideas Take Top Prizes at 2013 Cleantech Open Global Forum

The latest ideas in asphalt paving and concrete reinforcement were second only to an idea that saves water on farms. Agriculture was a theme this year, with four of seven winning companies involved in some aspect of farming.

Congratulations to Cleantech Open 2013 Regional Finalists

Cleantech Open startup competition

Will a startup finally make fusion energy a reality? The 2013 Cleantech Open has judged this and other companies worthy of advancing to a national competition in November.