Category: Energy Business

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

Efficiency Tomorrow, Inc. — The Business Plan

Efficiency Tomorrow is an automated energy advisor and sustainability advocate. The business model is available for anyone who wants to start a profitable business that helps people and businesses save energy. Continue reading

How Cities Are Blowing It: New Research Reveals Three Failures

Page from Information Marketplaces, the New Economics of Cities

Smart Grid News founding editor Jesse Berst summarizes a recent report, “Information Marketplaces, The New Economics of Cities,” that describes business opportunities cities are passing up by not fully utilizing the data that pours out of their smart infrastructures.

Thomas Friedman at Greenbuild 2011: Work within the Political and Economic Constraints

Thomas Friedman keynoted at the 2011 Greenbuild Conference and Expo in Toronto, Ontario. He was joined by USGBC chairman Rick Fedrizzi, CaGBC president Thomas Mueller, Kohler CEO David Kohler, journalist/author Cokie Roberts, and Diesel Canada CEO Joie Adler. Friedman’s message to the audience included a… Continue reading