Sun Blankets New York City, Ahead Of Cold Front Returning Despite Start Of Spring

The innovative event series New York Energy Week is back in its second year to celebrate leading companies, government officials, entrepreneurs and the other stakeholders who help the state’s various energy sectors and businesses run smoothly. In order to highlight some of the important people at the cutting edge of New York energy initiatives, Breaking… Keep reading →

Solar Energy Remains Popular For Private Homeowners

Another indicator of solar going mainstream SolarCity is offering another $70.2 million in asset-backed notes. Late last year, SolarCity executed on a solar financing milestone and offered a private placement of $54.4 million of an “aggregate principal amount of Solar Asset Backed Notes, Series 2013-1.” That was one of the first times securitization was employed… Keep reading →

Vocational School Prepares Students For Job Market

Americans understand that some debates in Washington are often marked by major philosophical and political differences. And we’ve all watched disagreement amongst the major parties stall controversial issues like financial and healthcare reform and even shut down our government. However, a more startling byproduct is the way partisanship is taking its toll on issues that… Keep reading →

2013 Vertical Run In Beijing

The changing relationship between international oil companies and national oil companies is a fascinating topic that constantly shifts with global economic trends, supply/demand fundamentals, geopolitical balance of power and much more. The global oil market pivot eastward toward rapidly expanding Asian economies is nothing new, but the prospect of a powerful new Asian-based international oil… Keep reading →

President Obama Visits Largest Photovoltaic Plant In U.S. In Nevada

President Obama proclaimed in his 2014 State of the Union address that his “all the above” energy strategy is working. He then directed the focus to one specific renewable energy source, stating the following: “Now, it’s not just oil and natural gas production that’s booming; we’re becoming a global leader in solar too. Every four… Keep reading →

CVSR panel install_0

You may have noticed a new look and functionality to the Energy Department’s funding and financing resources page. This week, we launched our Funding & Financing portal — a new online resource to help financiers and developers of energy technology and projects find the applicable program for funding and financing energy projects and businesses. As a Senior… Keep reading →

FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit - Day 3

Anyone who follows the energy business has by now heard about the recent 60 Minutes segment “The Cleantech Crash,” that basically said cleantech is dead. Understandably, the blow back from cleantech industry stakeholders has been harsh, loud and swift. However, while cleantech is certainly not dead and some VC firms even remain bullish, the story… Keep reading →

Positive Earnings Reports Push Stocks Higher

    There are some words in the business world that become swiftly debased: innovation and cleantech are, along with “crowd” anything, are among the worst of recent offenders. But that doesn’t mean that any of these terms fail to represent meaningful concepts for  energy sector decision-makers, and if anything participants in energy business decision… Keep reading →


Because they just hit a venture capital home run with Google’s acquisition of Nest. Despite recent mainstream media reports, cleantech venture capital is alive and kicking at the start of 2014. Just ask Peter Nieh and the cleantech team at Lightspeed, KPCB’s Randy Komisar, Venrock’s David Pakman or Shasta Ventures’ Rob Coneybeer. That group, along… Keep reading →

Sydney Celebrates With Fireworks On New Year's Eve

It’s that time of year when people look back at their behavior of the past year and wonder what they can change in the coming months. They set goals and try to put in place new practices as part of their New Year’s Resolutions. The energy industry has had a busy, transformative decade. Technology innovation… Keep reading →

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