The U.S. leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, Coulomb Technologies, procured $15 million in Series C funding this month to help accelerate the installment of 4,600 free home and public EV charging stations in nine regions across the U.S in a program called ChargePoint America. Cities in this initiative include Austin, Detroit, New York, Orlando, [...]
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For a president that continuously touts clean jobs and solar power, it’s odd that President Obama hasn’t used one of the most famous houses in the world – his 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue address – to lead by example. Yesterday, however, word arrived that the White House will be installing solar panels by spring of 2011 [...]
A recent article by Ron Rowland for the free online newsletter Money and Market focused on Green ETFs, or Exchange Traded Funds. These funds are a way to invest in a range of companies with a common theme. Similar to mutual funds, ETFs are traded like individual stocks. Rowland covers several of these. Here is [...]
As a follow to last year’s inaugural environmental rankings of the world’s largest corporations, Newsweek will release its second set of “Green Rankings” on October 18th. Newsweek states that “The report measures environmental impact, strategy, policy, management, reputation and overall performance.” Last year Hewlett Packard topped the magazine’s list.
Final panel for the day at Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Conference coming up…click through to next page for live stream. “This panel brings together senior executives from across the energy industry spectrum to discuss their leadership experience and market outlook.” Moderator: • Branko Terzic - Regulatory Policy Leader, Energy & Resources - Deloitte Services LP [...]
Panel #3 for the day at Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Conference coming up…click through to next page for live stream. “Panelists will discuss what obstacles face sustainability solutions today, and how their organizations are working to integrate sustainability into their operations while also taking into account the bottom line. They will also reflect on the [...]
Phillip Moeller, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Keynote Address at Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Conference Summarized Highlights of notes taken during talk:
Just finished up with the keynote speech by FERC Commissioner Phillip Moeller. Going to try live blogging from here on out. Keynote summary will be put up later. Click through (read more button) for stream.
As this New York Times op-ed points out, “Climate change has become an ideologically polarizing issue.” Just look at the difference between typical Republican and Democratic reactions to the climate change issue. The op-ed goes on, “It taps into deep personal identities and causes… ‘protective cognition‘ — we judge things in part on whether we see [...]
It’s been a few weeks since the TripleBottomLine Virtual Stock Market competition started. As of today, there are eight players vying for title of Green Stock Guru. Given the market swoon in August, there are currently only three people in the black, with Jason W. leading the pack. The rest of the top five can [...]