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Top 10 Cleantech 'Top 10' Lists for 2011

One item on my list of "top 10 things to do in January, 2011" is to check out how many people are making Green Top 10 lists, and to see what were our most popular stories of 2010.

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10 lists

"Top 10 Green Companies" -- Global mutual fund Portfolio 21 (PORTX) picked the Top 10 Green Companies for 2011.

"10 of the top issues and trends in renewable energy" -- Deloitte report published in September 2010 looks at merger and acquisition activity and the initial public offering (IPO) market throughout the energy sector.

"Top Ten Green Building Trends for 2011" -- author Jerry Yudelson sees more, not less, green building.

"Energy Efficiency Top Ten States and Policies" from the Center for American Progress.

Twitter's Cleantech Top 10 List -- Retweeting @cleantech alone won't get you on this elite list alongside Al Gore and Andy Revkin -- but it doesn't hurt!

"Top 10 Green Radio Stations" -- based on the informal picks of Twitter's @CleantechRadio.

"Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2011" -- from the Hearst Women's Network blog "thedailygreen."

"Top 10 Green Gadgets" -- GadgetCage's selection of 2011 consumer electronics shows taste for expensive but otherwise pale green accessories.

"10 Environmental Stories for 2011" -- members of the Society of Environmental Journalism received the "NewsRadar" list of the topics in the headlines for 2011 -- they include Epigenetics, peak coal, rare Earth minerals, and why the U.S. military is worried that climate change is making its enemies stronger.

Our "2010 Top 10 Cleantech Top 10 Lists" was pretty popular.

Our 10 most popular articles and programs of the past year include "Greenbuild 2010 - Generation Green," "Sustaindinavia! Copenhagen's Integrated Approach to Energy," "The Smart Grid Wants You" from the ConnectivityWeek conference, and "How Green Are the 2010 Winter Olympics?"

Late additions 11 & 12:

Thanks to our readers for pointing out the lists we missed (including your own). Did we miss your list? Let us know.

"Top 10 smart grid stories of the year" -- Smart Grid News founding editor Jesse Berst counted clicks to find out which of his SGN stories readers viewed most.

"The 10 Most Hopeful Green Business Stories of 2010" -- Joel Makower says 2010 redefined Prius as dangerous, baby bottles toxic, and global warming as a non-issue; however, he says, there is much to be hopeful about.

Upcoming list you could be on:

AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects -- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) is accepting submissions for the 2011 Top Ten Green Projects. Winners will be exhibited at the AIA National Convention and Design Expo in New Orleans, May 12-14, 2011.

Predictions:

"Predictions for Smart Buildings in 2011" -- author and colleague Jim Sinopoli foresees obsolescence, shake-outs, job creation, and the growth of wireless for smart buildings.

Mark Anderson's predictions -- subscribers to Strategic News Service receive Anderson's insightful annual predictions about everything on the global technopolitical landscape, from cell phones to energy.

Editor's note: With all the "borrowing" on the web, it's sometimes difficult to tell who's copying whose content. We try to credit the actual original authors for their contributions and if we erred, we want to hear about it.