28 May '11, 5pm

15 More Cleantech News Stories of the Week

15 More Cleantech News Stories of the Week

Similar to Y Combinator but for cleantech , Greenstart is a new “incubator and investment project that is looking to give seed funding and mentorship to the most promising young cleantech startups as they try to perfect their business plans and gain customers,” as GigaOM writes. Google Inc and Citigroup Inc announced that they would each invest $55 million into Terra-Gen Power’s 102-megawatt wind power project, Alta IV, in California. Upgrading the U.S. electrical grid (making it “smart”) would reportedly cost $476 billion but save $2 trillion in the next 20 years, according to new research by smart grid program manager Matt Wakefield at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). “Unprotected and crowded spent nuclear fuel pools pose an unacceptable threat to the public,” according to the author of a new report on the matter, “Spent Nuclear Fuel Pools in the U.S.: Reduc...

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