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80% Zero Carbon Energy by 2040: What Will it Take?

May 3rd, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Currently 80% of the energy we produce comes from carbon emitting sources. Woolard spoke of the need to reverse that equation so that 80% will come from zero carbon emitting sources by 2040. What will it take

The Top 5 Cleantech Keys to Success

April 12th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Cleantech evangelist gives Future360 exclusive insight into the top 5 cleantech keys to success. These include efficiency, ease of installation, price point, payback and the game changing nature of a technology

Why Facebook Likes Cleantech

March 29th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Future360 spoke with Bill Weihl, Sustainabilty Guru at Facebook. Facebook partnered with the Cleantech Group for the "Cleantech Goes Social" Competition. Weihl spoke of Facebook's role as a platform for people to solve sustainability problems.

Operation Cleantech pt 3: America the Loser

March 15th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

In part three of Operation Cleantech, Future360 asks everyday Americans how it feels like to lose. While trying not to get punched in the face in the process. America has always been a world leader. We put man on the moon. We invented flight, light and the iPad. But when it comes to cleantech, we're trailing behind the rest of the world

Operation Cleantech Pt 1: What is Cleantech?

March 1st, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

After some extensive polling, Future360 discovered that cleantech isn’t exactly well known. In fact, most people have no idea what it is. So they launched Operation Cleantech to let everyone in on the best kept secret in the world

Future360 Friday: Inspiring Cleantech News to Jumpstart Your Weekend

January 25th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Cleantech and cleanweb applications are going to power our energy future. Not only do these present viable solutions for cleaner, more sustainable energy but they also provide the medium for innovative entrepreneurs and businesses to thrive. Do you have the tools, information and the resources to capitalize on this opportunity? Ecopreneurist is proud to bring to you a new feature "Future360 Friday" through collaboration with Future 360, a leading video platform that champions innovation in cleantech.

Boungiorno! Roma Cleanweb Hackathon!

December 7th, 2012 | by Pattie Kettle

  The Roma Cleanweb Hackathon was recently held the weekend of Friday, November 30th through Sunday, December 2nd 2012.  Hosted by the [&hellip

GreenStart’s Fall 2012 Demo Day Launches 4 Cleantech Companies

November 14th, 2012 | by Pattie Kettle

GreenStart is a force to be reckoned with – a digital technology force for good, that is. Good which disrupts, democratizes and improves nearly every aspect of life on earth. With a focus on energy and transforming the way humans generate, transport, consume, and buy energy is the challenge GreenStart has chosen to tackle

LG to Install 100MW Solar Project in Mexico

November 12th, 2012 | by Veronica French

Mexico’s Ecology and Sustainable Development Commission (CEDES) has established an agreement with Korean conglomerate LG Corp to install a 100 MW solar park in the state of Sonora

Cleantech Challenge Mexico Names Its Winners

October 28th, 2012 | by Veronica French

Last month, Cleantech Challenge Mexico honored the competition’s eight finalists during its award ceremony held in Mexico City. The winner of the completion took away MX$250,000 in cash, while the eight finalists were eligible for up to US$30 million in venture capital investments

SURGE Accelerator Accepting Applications for Energy Software & IT Startups

October 15th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

SURGE Accelerator is the ONLY accelerator focused on energy software. They accept the world’s best energy software entrepreneurs and companies into their program and put them on a path to success. SURGE provides entrepreneurs with the seed capital, expert mentorship, and industry ecosystem to rise to true market validation. SURGE Accelerator’s Houston and Gulf Coast resources ensure entrepreneurs benefit from one of the world’s best ecosystems. Apply today

Crowdfunding Can and WILL Boost Clean Energy

October 3rd, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

There has been a lot of recent buzz about both crowdfunding and clean energy. Crowdfunding as the way startups are created in the near future and clean energy as the sustainable method for perpetual energy sufficiency. When brought together, these two could create powerful momentum, which would propel clean energy forward much faster than we have seen it today.

Vestas Supplies New Wind Farm in Mexico

July 20th, 2012 | by Veronica French

Grupo Dragon recently placed an order for 28 wind turbines from Danish manufacturer, Vestas, for the new Los Altos wind farm in Jalisco, Mexico. Los Altos will be Mexico’s largest wind project after the one in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. The project will have a total capacity of 50.4 MW, and is expected to reach completion by the second half of 2013.

Who’s Competing in the Cleantech Challenge Mexico 2012?

June 13th, 2012 | by Veronica French

Mexico’s most important cleantech competition officially launched nearly a month ago, and after over 30 hours of business training in seminars and workshops, the 128 green entrepreneurs presented their business models during the first elimination round

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