22 Apr '11, 5pm

Guest Post: Dr. Shi, CEO of Suntech, on Solar Innovation, US-China PV: U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu re...

On October 4th, 1957, the Soviet’s launch of Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, triggered a two decade competition between the Soviet Union and the United States to explore the heavens. As a physicist and engineer, I look back on this period as a catalyst for extraordinary advances in rocketry, electronics, computing and photovoltaics. Incidentally, space vehicles provided one of the first sensible applications for photovoltaic cells. Though the Space Race began in fear, it ended in hope, and lead to decades of innovation around the globe. Some would paint the current race to innovate our way out of our reliance on dirty, unsustainable energy with the same brush of fear and animosity. I believe it presents a unique opportunity for us to come together for a common purpose. In September 2001, I left my position as research directory of Pacific Solar in Sydney and founded...

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cleantechblog.com 25 Apr '11, 10am

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Guest Post: Clean Energy in an Ecosystem on the...

greentechmedia.com 20 Apr '11, 7pm

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globalgreen.org 22 Apr '11, 6pm

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Guest Post: Does the Green Industry Over-Analyze Itself?: A few weeks ago, I visited the office of a friend of...

Guest Post: Does the Green Industry Over-Analyz...

greentechmedia.com 25 Apr '11, 11pm

A few weeks ago, I visited the office of a friend of mine, a partner at a top cleantech Silicon Valley law firm. He and I ...

Guest Post: Desalination Realization: With its rapid economic growth and expanding population, China is usheri...

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greentechmedia.com 19 Apr '11, 4pm

With its rapid economic growth and expanding population, China is ushering us into the future. It’s even beginning to lead...

Chart of the day: the U.S. energy mix in 2035 via @grist

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grist.org 22 Apr '11, 5pm

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Organic PV Not Ready for Primetime | Renewable Energy News Article

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renewableenergyworld.com 20 Apr '11, 3pm

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sustainablebusiness.com 22 Apr '11, 7pm

This article is written so poorly it is embarassing. Over the last 15 years nuclear and wind have had a similar output. Th...

Guest Post: Can Innovation Solve the Rare Earth Supply Crunch?

Guest Post: Can Innovation Solve the Rare Earth...

greentechmedia.com 02 May '11, 7pm

Much has been written lately regarding the market for rare earth elements . Their use in permanent magnet generators, moto...

Peter Darbee, PG&E’s Green CEO, Steps Down Amid...

greentechmedia.com 23 Apr '11, 4pm

PG&E CEO Peter Darbee was one of the first in a new breed of utility executives, and one of the last of the old guard. Dar...

U.S. Senators See Clean Energy in China First-Hand

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A group of ten senior U.S. Senators visited China this week (the largest delegation of elected U.S. officials ever to visi...

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care2.com 25 Apr '11, 6am

As Easter approached a few days ago, the leaders of an unofficial Christian church in China proclaimed their intention to ...

Instead of long black limos, Energy Secretary Chu is accompanied by a parade of quiet, clean electric vehicles

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switchboard.nrdc.org 20 Apr '11, 12am

This morning, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu kicked-off the Innovation Motorcade from the Department of Energy Headquarter...