clean technology investment Articles

  • Closing The California Clean Energy Divide

    Reducing Electric Bills in Affordable Multifamily Rental Housing with Solar+Storage Executive Summary BATTERY STORAGE IS EMERGING AS AN effective new strategy for reducing electricity costs for affordable multifamily rental housing in California. Battery storage systems not only provide economic returns today, they can also preserve the value of solar in an ...


    By Growing Energy Labs, Inc.

  • Barriers to clean technology investment and deployment between Australia and India

    The project will identify the market and policy barriers to enhanced collaboration between Australia and India in the investment, development, and deployment of clean technologies. The challenges and opportunities presented by the need for clean coal technologies, renewable energy, and distributed generation will be addressed. The findings of the project will serve to develop practical solutions ...

  • 100 Simple Ways To Save Water

    To improve water conservation install a rain sensor, it turns off your irrigation when it rains. Use a weather-based controller. The use of smart controllers can reduce water usage 24% a year on average. Learn about available rebate programs ...


    By Jain Irrigation, Inc

  • It’s time to invest in clean energy in Africa

    Private-sector investment in electricity is sitting on the sidelines in Africa. Here’s how we can change that. The math for Africa’s clean energy future is adding up. Solar lamps are spreading like fireflies across Ghana. A first-of-its-kind solar farm in Rwanda is providing electricity for 15,000 rural homes. Utility-scale solar and wind projects are being built in ...


    By Ensia

  • Right Machines that Carpet Cleaning Business Must Invest In

    Professionals involved in carpet cleaning business always choose their equipment with great care. To ensure superior rug washing results, the equipment chosen for use must be durable, reliable, efficient, and user-friendly. The rug washer machines must also help cut down the time needed to maintain carpets and ensure that the carpets are dry and usable within a few hours. Here is a look into the ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Technology: clean air’s unsung hero

    Last year, we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA) and the 20th anniversary of the 1990 Amendments to the CAA. The CAA has been a huge success. From 1990 to 2008, emissions of six common pollutants were down 41%, while gross domestic product grew 64%. Emissions of volatile organic compounds dropped 31%, carbon monoxide dropped 46%, and sulfur dioxide dropped 51%. Lead ...

  • Climate change & clean technology: from challenge to opportunity

    Over the past few years, climate change and sustainability have been catapulted to the forefront of headline news. As ongoing public pressure for improved environmental stewardship continues to mount, governments are actively pursuing legislation, including regulations, to accelerate positive change. We have already witnessed significant regulatory, policy and legal changes related to lower ...

  • Venture capital needs for sustainable development of clean technologies

    Challenges of evaluating new evolving technologies are particularly pronounced for clean technology firms (CTFs) in need of venture capital (VC). This study investigates how Technology Approval Group (TAG) may bridge an identified funding gap. TAG is a communication tool enabling investors that traditionally would not invest that early in an innovation to feel confident in injecting VC into ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • BioLargo (BLGO) is a Bargain at Current Levels - Green Technology Investments

    BioLargo Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO), developer of Nature's Best Solution - a proprietary version of iodine - formed to help solve a variety of common problems around the world, appears to be a bargain at current levels. From pet supplies like those sold at PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) to household brands like those sold by Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX), the company is targeting a number of different ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Irreversibilities and technological change: modularity as a new challenge for nuclear investments?

    Deregulation and care about global warming combined with the growing scarcity of fossil resources and the increasing world energy demand renew the interest for nuclear energy. Nuclear energy has great advantages but is the source of multiple and self-reinforced irreversibilities. Especially, nuclear investments are subject to a technological lock-in, which impedes the adoption of potentially more ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The state–of-the-art clean technologies (SOACT) for steelmaking handbook

    Steel is used in many aspects of our lives, in such diverse applications as buildings, bridges, automobiles and trucks, food containers, and medical devices, to name a few.  Steel provides substantial direct employment in the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate (APP) countries, and provides a significant direct contribution to the APP economies. Countless additional ...

  • The unconventional wisdom on renewable energy and investment

    Over the summer, there has been a loud buzz in the media about the need for research and development that would lead to a breakthrough in the cost of clean energy technologies. Financial Times commentator Martin Wolf called for a “moonshot to save the planet” building on the proposal ...

  • US contributions to a World Bank administered clean technology fund

    The proposed Congressional appropriation of US$400 million per year over five years to support the deployment of clean energy technologies in developing countries could demonstrate much awaited United States leadership in responding to the global crisis of climate change. If these resources are invested wisely, the benefits will reach under-served communities in developing countries in desperate ...

  • Clean Technology: The Answer for Washington`s Low Carbon Future

    The emerging clean technology economy in Washington provides a unique opportunity to drive economicdevelopment and create high paying jobs while reducing the state’s fuel usage and greenhouse gas emissions. Emerging research and studies reveal that greater use of renewable energy systems provides an abundance of economic benefits through job creation, investments in creative technologies and ...

  • Lessons from Thailand: Mobilizing Investment in Energy Efficiency

    Developing countries will need about $531 billion of additional investments in clean energy technologies every year in order to limit global temperature rise to 2° C above pre-industrial levels, thus preventing climate change’s worst impacts. To attract investments on the scale required, developing country governments, with ...

  • Why invest in water and water vending business?

    Why invest in water business? Because water is a rock-solid growth area.Water will become more scarce in the future because there will be a greater net consumption of water.The water that is now available will become contaminated. Weather conditions around the world are changing drastically and hot temperatures are increasing. The increased value of water worldwide is an opportunity for ...

  • France launches a major renewable energy investment programme

    The French government launches a major programme to provide €1.35bn of financial support to the renewable sector over the next four years, reports Envido. The French government has launched a major renewable energy investment programme called: «Démonstrateurs et plates-formes technologiques en énergies renouvelables et décarbonées et chimie verte», ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Energy efficient ferrero group invests in GEM

    Thermal Energy International Inc is pleased to announce that Energhe S.p.A. has made Thermal Energy International’s GEM venturi orifice steam traps its steam trap of choice following rigorous testing at Ferrero Group’s headquarters in Alba, Italy.   Founded in 2007 by parent company, Ferrero Group, Energhe S.p.A. develops energy efficient projects and financial savings for ...

  • Gasification: An Investment In Our energy Future - White Paper

    One of the most compelling challenges of the 21st Century is finding a way to meet national and global energy needs while minimizing the impact on the environment. There is extensive debate surrounding this issue, but there are certain areas of consensus: We need to produce cleaner energy, both from conventional fuel sources and alternative technologies.  Any energy source must be ...

  • Thin film investments and opportunity in India with the IFC

    Last week PV Insider spoke to Joseph Hudgins of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) about the drivers behind thin film investment decisions and how the Indian PV market can take off Ahead of his presentation at Thin Film USA (1-2 December, San Francisco), Joseph Hudgins, Principal Solar Scientist, Climate Business Group of the IFC, put a positive spin on a difficult year for the PV ...


    By FCBI Energy

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