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Greenstart kills its accelerator program for something better. The premier cleantech accelerator is going for the kill and has transformed itself into a venture capital + design firm that will offer its startups a full range of services aimed to create better value and impact.
This could be a great Valentine’s Day gift for some of you. SideCar expands reach to LA, Philadelphia and Austin. Even better news? Chicago, New York, Boston and Washington DC are next!
The Roma Cleanweb Hackathon was recently held the weekend of Friday, November 30th through Sunday, December 2nd 2012. Hosted by the Roma Tre University, the participating teams of developers, designers, and volunteer professionals were invited to create and present web/mobile applications which generate a positive impact in the areas of energy, water, waste management, and transport. Roma […]
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.
JouleBug is a new free iPhone app that helps you cut out energy waste and save more than $200 a year. JouleBug was designed to encourage sustainable living through gaming and social interaction making it fun and simple! It combines the best parts of mobile gaming, social media, and educational tools and “rolls them all into a giant burrito of wonderment and awesome that’s free to download from the App Store.”
OpenEI’s town hall meeting is a half-hour open forum for discussions on energy topics with NREL’s OpenEI team. Find out how your fellow researchers, students, teachers and energy professionals are using energy data, maps and tools.
This town hall will focus on how you can find and download data from related to Smartgrid.gov on OpenEI through the “Everything Bagel” view. John Lewis, Smartgrid.gov analyst, will lead the discussion and Q & A. The discussion is an open forum, so it may venture into how you can use the data on OpenEI, and what other assets may be available on OpenEI.
Mayor Bloomberg and NYC Digital produced the first ever City’s First-Ever sustainability hackathon – Reinvent Green – that took place July 30th – July 31st. This was part of the initiative to “RE-INVENT NYC.GOV” and encourage developers and designers to help transform New York City’s website.
Calling on the expertise, dedication and stamina of the talented technology and design community, the event included over a hundred developers and designers who put in 1000 hours of donated time to help build digital tools and applications to support New Yorkers in leading greener, greater lives.
This weekend concluded the first Cleanweb Solar Hackathon hosted by Sungevity in Oakland. Developers, programmers, and business types all collaberated to create teams that competed against one another to build applications that made solar power easy, efficient and a part of our daily lives.
The hackathon fever is taking over the Nation. After being hosted at San Francisco, New York City, Boston, Boulder, Santa Clara, now the cleanweb hackathon is coming to Oakland for the first ever solar focussed event.
Can you build an app in a weekend? Do you thrive in dynamic teams? Are you a creator, visionary and executor all in one?
After hitting San Francisco, New York City and Boston the exciting Cleanweb Hackthon stops in Boulder CO. The Cleanweb Hackathon is an upcoming gathering to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints. Are you a developer looking to make a difference through tech? Head on over!
Hackers and developers are hard at work right now, working on clean apps that have the potential to scale up our efforts to reduce carbon emissions and global warming. The apps use the power of technology, social media and easy usability to tackle resource constraints.
The competition began Saturday morning (May 5) and continues over a 30 hour period. Hacking ends at 2:30 pm today EST and will be followed by presentations by the teams, judging and awards at 3 pm. You can watch the proceedings live here through ustream. The live feed from will be on periodically throughout the rest of the weekend as well.
Are you a coder, designer, student or a business professional interested in sustainability and tech? The Boston Cleanweb Hackathon is almost here! Teams from around the region are preparing for a weekend event to create apps to address energy and sustainability challenges! What is the Cleanweb Hackathon? It is an exciting weekend competition that is hitting different […]
The Energy Department’s first ever Apps for Energy competition challenges the American developers and the tech community to build apps that help consumers get the most out of their utility data, save money and energy.
Cleanweb is booming and is a promising way to save energy at a scale that is pertinent today to fight climate change, rising power rate and power shortages. How can you get on the cleanweb bandwagon? Developer competitions like the Cleanweb Hackathon are a perfect platform.
An excellent slideshow on the huge potential of cleanweb to scale clean technology and really make an impact with – reduced emissions, better lifestyles and a better, more powerful tomorrow.
The Cleanweb Hackathon’s 2nd edition is coming to NYC. The hackathon serves to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints.
“CleanWeb” is a category of clean technology that leverages the capability of the internet, social media, and mobile technologies to address resource constraints. The goal is to organize a competition to build apps and hacks exploiting new sustainable business models while leveraging the mobile and social web. The hackathon is an interesting concept that builds on creative thinking and information technology. The inaugural event in San Francisco drew over 100 participants and resulted in 14 cleanweb applications. And now the competition is coming to NYC!
The Cleanweb Hackathon concluded last night with 14 teams taking center-stage to showcase mobile and web apps that could help us, in their own small ways, manage resources more efficiently. The teams worked through the weekend and developed some “awesome” that creator Sunil Paul, pointed out as one of the most important features of cleanweb. How do you identify “cleanweb”? Acording to Sunil, it will demonstrate-
#1 Extensive use of information technology (duh)
#2 Makes things more efficient; allows better use of resources
#3 Makes life more AWESOME!
That’s exactly what the teams set out to do. Developers, designers, and business folks collaborating on building apps as diverse as ones that bring together backyard urban farmers (GROmunity) or a green life cycle analysis tool that small businesses and artisans can use to analyse and put on their green products (Greenly).
The first ever Cleanweb Hackathon opened in San Francisco with over 175 registrants for 100 seats. I call that resounding!! Sunil Paul, the brainchild behind the Hackathon, founding director of Spring Ventures and avid clean-tech proponent was excited as he blogged live from the event:
“Writing live from @PariSOMA at the Cleanweb Hackathon. Super exciting the level of engagement. We are SOLD OUT. Over 175 registrants for 100 seats. About a third are developers. The balance are business and UIUX folks. In the next 24 hours, we’re hoping to see some interesting apps come out of this hackathon.”
The hacking begun yesterday and will continue today till 3pm pacific time, with winners being announced tonight. Who is going to win over $5,000 worth of prizes and bragging rights to the first-ever clean tech app competition? Stay tuned for the results!
The CleanWeb Hackathon is an upcoming gathering (September 10 & 11th) in San Francisco to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints. The goal is to organize a competition to build apps and hacks exploiting new sustainable business models while leveraging the mobile and social web. The hackathon is an interesting concept that builds on creative thinking and information technology.
The hackathon challenge attendees on what they can do in 24 hours with utility, transport and smart grid datasets that might just change the world just a little bit. At the end of a marathon hack session, teams will demo their apps and hacks for the audience and a group of select judges. It’s a fantastic opportunity to develop something great, learn about CleanWeb and meet like minds.