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Boungiorno! Roma Cleanweb Hackathon!

  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 […]

December 7th

SURGE Accelerator Accepting Applications for Energy Software & IT Startups

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.

October 15th

iPhone App JouleBug Encourages Sustainable Behavior And Saves You Money

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.”

October 9th

Cleanweb Entrepreneurs: Get your Energy Data Fix at OpenEI's Town Hall Meeting September 10

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.

September 5th

Why New York City Wants Cleanweb?

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.

July 11th

Cleanweb Hackathon Boston: Watch Results LIVE!

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.

May 6th

Develop Cleantech Apps at the Boston Cleanweb Hackathon: May 4 – 6

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 […]

May 2nd

US DOE: Calling Developers to Create Apps For Energy and Win Big!

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.

April 26th

Love Tech and the Planet? Hit the Cleanweb Hackathon in NYC

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!

January 17th

Cleanweb Hackathon Showcases 'World Changing' Apps in 30 Hours: Final Results

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).

September 12th