Cleantech Today

One Man’s View of Working Remotely

On March 2nd, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by ggpenergy123

As someone who just worked remotely for 6 weeks, I truly appreciated Peter Shankman’s blog post. He is a world renowned expert on business and marketing. He is the brains behind HARO (www.helpareporter.com) which is a free site, matching reporters with subject matter experts. What is surprising about Peter is how actually available he is. [...]

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Renewable Energy and Responsible Land Use

On March 1st, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by ggpenergy123

The Denver Post had an informative editorial written by Joanne Ditmer that raises an interesting question: what does the expansion of renewable energy projects, especially wind and solar, mean for our public lands? There’s no question that we need more renewable energy generation in the United States, however, we need to be responsible about how [...]

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Time to Bolster The US Electric Grid With New Energy

On February 8th, 2011, posted in: Energy, Scott Charter by ggpenergy123

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Last week, President Obama promised new tax incentives and government investment in energy efficiency.  This is important news.  America is in dire need to secure its power independence.  Our national electrical grid is in serious need of attention.  This US electric grid is a complex network of independently owned and operated power plants and transmission [...]

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Universal Service Fund Out, Connect America Fund In

On February 8th, 2011, posted in: Michael Hollander by ggpenergy123

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The Universal Service Fund (USF) was put in place by President Clinton in 1997 to help local phone companies continue to support their infrastructure.  As technology has grown the traditional infrastructure of phone service has changed so much that it was time for a change.  U.S. President Barack Obama’s appointed FCC Chairman, Julius Genachowski, is [...]

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California Gets the Ball Rolling on Power Storage for the Grid

On February 4th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by ggpenergy123

Yesterday the California Independent System Operator Corporation announced that it is taking the necessary steps to allow power storage services, such as batteries, onto the grid in California. Once the changes are made to existing software and everything is approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission they expect bidding to begin for 5-10 Megawatts. Read [...]

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Hello world!

On January 23rd, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by ggpenergy123 1 Comment

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Tell a friend

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Ciris Energy Raises Series B Funding; Khosla Ventures Joins Investors Braemar Energy Ventures, Rho Ventures and GE

On January 4th, 2011, posted in: Adam Bouck, Clean Tech, Uncategorized by ggpenergy123

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Common sense tells us coal isn’t green. We equate coal with sooty, carcinogenic emissions. However, a company out of Centennial, Colorado has developed a way to biochemically create clean burning methane from dirty, low-grade coal. This kind of low-grade coal is so cheap it isn’t economically feasible to transport for trade, so to be able [...]

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List of Lists in Clean Tech

Greentech Media put together a fantastic List of Lists for the year 2010 in Clean Tech. All of the lists are fantastic. My personal favorite was the 15 PowerPoint slides in the 3rd list down. This in particular puts in perspective the impact that the Clean Tech industry has on today’s economy and environment. Very [...]

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Producing Hydrogen From Solar, Efficiently

On December 30th, 2010, posted in: Solar by ggpenergy123

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Making hydrogen by using solar energy to split up a water molecule is nothing new. However, it has never been very efficient way to get hydrogen due to the expense of the catalysts involved. The most recent issue of Science contains a paper about a new way to produce hydrogen with focused sunlight that uses a much [...]

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Congress Recharges Tax Incentives for the Clean Energy Sector

On December 21st, 2010, posted in: Clean Tech by ggpenergy123

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Our friends at Green Volts sent along a fantastic article explaining some of the tax incentives for the clean tech sector put forth by Congress. This is a very informative article. Please take a minute and click out the article in Mintz.com. Here are some of the highlights. 1603 Treasury Grant Program – Congress extended [...]

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