Entries by Neal Dikeman

Cleantech.org – A portal for clean technology commercialization

Cleantech.org is a a new web portal launching soon as a meeting and resource place for people like us who are looking to commercialize technologies relating to energy and the environment, whether in fuel cells, solar, environmental remediation, water purification, alternative energy, power, wind, renewables, green building, or anything else of similar bent. My company, […]

Interesting Sites for Next Generation Energy Technology

I read a lot of sites related to energy technology. A few of them really standout, so I wanted to share them with you. http://www.nrel.govThe site for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO. NREL is where huge amounts of our tax dollars get spent looking at wacky new solar technologies or the latest […]

Good Article on the Oil Companies and Cleantech

Red Herring magazine did an article on the Cleantech sector titled, “Big Oil’s Clean Hedge” that I was quoted in recently. The article heavily quotes ChevronTexaco as it is one of the few oil companies that has a policy allowing managers to talk to the press. Most of the article talks about what the oil […]

Gas-to-Liquid: Its Time Has Come

Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) technology has been around for nearly a century. Known as the Fischer-Tropsch process (FT), it converts gas into a liquid fuel in the form of a refined crude or even a final product such as (clean) diesel. Until recently, conventional wisdom has been correct: use of GTL has been limited by high capital […]