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CJK: Solving PM2.5 by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In spite of the political posturing taking place between Japan and Korea and China, the governments are actively working to address this challenge. Hosted by Ministry of Env ... Read on »
Seafloor Carpet Turns Surf’s up to Lights On by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living At the University of California, Berkeley, a team of engineers is pioneering ocean-source energy technology by using “carpet” to capture the energy generated by ocean waves. ... Read on »
Boeing’s SBRC Makes Biofuel from Agricultural Rejects by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A decade ago, biofuels were considered the Holy Grail of combustion-engine fuels. Measurably cleaner than fossil fuels, they were the proverbial light at the end of the tunn ... Read on »
Cliff Majersik, IMT, Identifies Efficiency as Energy’s Biggest Asset by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit working in the areas of energy efficiency, green building, and environmental protection. Mu ... Read on »
LEED v4, the Evolution of Green by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It’s particularly troubling to those of us watching the energy efficiency marketplace to see one program or another take a hard hit. That’s why the 2010 class action lawsuit ... Read on »
Silent Guardian: Drones without the Scare Factor by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Over at Bye Aerospace, Inc., Founder George Bye and colleagues are designing drones. But don’t worry. The Denver, Colorado company, founded in 2007, isn’t the site of the ne ... Read on »
Has a Cleantech crash spurred the need for Bluetech innovation? by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The recent CBS 60 Minutes documentary, The Cleantech Crash, was an apocryphal tale of wasted government funding and failed companies, and left one feeling sorry for a much m ... Read on »
Eco Pro 2013 by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Every year, Eco-Pro features a particular theme. With the recovery of Fukushima on everyone’s mind and the uncertainty in fossil fuel supply, the focus on 2013 was on renewa ... Read on »
Predictions For Cleantech in 2014 by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Continuing a tradition since 2007, once again we bring you some end-of-year thoughts about where we think the cleantech investment theme is going. Our cleantech-specific ana ... Read on »
Skyonic, It’s Not Your Parent’s Carbon Capture Technology by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It should come as no surprise to those of us who follow environmental issues vis-à-vis climate and pollution that Norway this week walked away from the longest-running and m ... Read on »
Smart Cities by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Two events I attended this month brought home the importance of cities as centers of solutions for urban sustainability and climate change. In the absence of a global agreem ... Read on »
At Solar Skies, It’s Always Sunny by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Randy Hagen, CEO of Solar Skies LLC (Alexandria, MN., in the heart of the Upper Midwest) is justly proud of his company’s newly purchased laser welder. Not only is it the on ... Read on »
New Optimism For a Cleantech Future by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living If you’ve not been paying much attention to cleantech in the last little while, it’s time to sit up and take notice. Because post-Solyndra, cleantech has been quietly gainin ... Read on »
My LED Saga by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living For my birthday, I told my wife I want LED light bulbs.  I know, right?  You’re thinking how cool is that!  If you’re thinking anything else, just keep it to yourself. A bit ... Read on »
Enerkem, the Canadian Oil and Waste Rewind by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living At the intersection of energy and environment, a number of firms are taking on the global challenge of converting various kinds of waste into biofuels and chemicals. Montrea ... Read on »
Philips Makes LEDs Affordable by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In 2008, it was the Holy Grail of residential lighting, according to off-the-gridder Dan Fink. Fink’s parameters were simple; he wanted an LED that retained (or added to) it ... Read on »
Kleiner-Backed Choose Energy Acquires Power2Switch by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living On September 30, Plano, Texas-based Choose Energy acquired Power2Switch, a Chicago-based company designed to help energy consumers negotiate their way around deregulated ele ... Read on »
The Real “Sweet Spot”: Sugar from Post-Consumer Food Waste by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Over the past few months, various print and media sources have had a ball describing various food additives with a huge “ick” factor. From pink slime to fetal human kidney c ... Read on »
Making Green Mining Less Of An Oxymoron by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living New breakthrough science and cost reductions from the world of cleantech hold promise for making mining—one of the dirtiest, most inefficient industries in the world—more pr ... Read on »
Deltec Net Zero Homes: They’re Not Just a Pretty Face by Neal .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Deltec Homes of Asheville, North Carolina has a new line of net zero homes, and Deltec President Steve Linton – a LEED-accredited professional – is convinced that these high ... Read on »