Clean-Tech Investor Summit, 2006

On January 7, 2006, in Blog, by Joel Makower

If you haven’t tuned into it yet, the 2nd annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit is upon us, to be held Feb. 1-2, 2006 in Rancho Mirage, CA. The event is co-produced by my firm, Clean Edge. Last year’s event sold out, and this one should, too. This year’s Summit features a solid line-up venture and private […]

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Renewable Energy’s Investment Hockey Stick

On November 6, 2005, in Blog, by Joel Makower

Global investments in renewable energy seem to be growing faster than any of us thought. If current trends continue, we’ll soon be seeing the hockey-stick-shaped growth curves that have become iconic shorthand in technology sectors for hyper-paced growth. According to a report released today (Download – PDF) by the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the […]

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Making the Grid "Smart"

On October 24, 2005, in Blog, by Joel Makower

The realization that America’s electricity infrastructure is shakier than a palm tree during a hurricane hits us every few years, when some blackout or rolling brownout reminds us of our electro-vulnerability. But to truly understand what we’re up against, it’s important to step back for a moment to see just how vast — and how […]

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