Last week was the BNEF Summit (Bloomberg New Energy Finance), the annual gathering of the clean energy faithful. Here are my three take-aways with respect to our clean energy future.
Companies showed off their latest clean energy innovations at the ARPA-E Summit. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy funds R&D in energy technologies that are too early for private funders to pick up. Show More Summary
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Researchers from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will exhibit their work at the 2013 Energy Innovation Summit of high-impact energy research funded by DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E. Show More Summary
Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action in the European Commission since February 2010, gave a great keynote speech at the World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, a few days ago. Below I’ve got a summary of the key points Connie and Todd made in their speeches. Show More Summary
There are a lot of venues where clean economy players network and do business. Michael Liebreich’s excellent Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit and Pennwell’s Solar Power-Gen come immediately to mind. But there’s nothing for cleantech...Show More Summary
Elon Musk shares his vision of the future of energy and transportation at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.
Tesla faces a new challenge: Build 5,000 Model S sedans by Dec. 31 or risk insolvency, CEO and founder Elon Musk said at the National Clean Energy Summit, according to Left Lane News. The California electric-car maker received 10,000 orders...
SolarCity will install solar panels combined with batteries for energy storage at Walmart stores, according to SolarCity Chairman and Tesla CEO Elon Musk at the National Clean Energy Summit in Vegas on Tuesday. SolarCity and Walmart already had a substantial partnership, including solar panels installed at a newly announced 60 stores in California, but this Continue reading ?
Wind energy in the United States is on the rise. The industry is now producing enough juice to power 13 million homes across the country. Last week, at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, the American Wind Energy Association announced that the wind energy industry has surpassed 50GW, a major milestone that was [...]
WIND MARCHES ON, BUT TO WHERE? Wind Hits 50 Gigawatts in the US; Harry Reid (D-NV), Department of the Interior, AWAEA tout wind capacity milestone, renewables advances at Clean Energy Summit Herman K. Trabish, August 8, 2012 Greentech Media) “…U.S. Show More Summary
I'm tattooed and I'm already convinced. At the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas Wednesday, former President Bill Clinton told a major truth with a bit of his trademark humor: He pointed to all the construction workers he met...Show More Summary
Former President Bill Clinton capped the fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, sponsored by Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), with Clintonian observations on the state of greentech. “Though the news from Washington, D.C.,Show More Summary
By Jessica Goad Speaking yesterday at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar highlighted the importance of using public lands in our nation’s transition to a green economy. “We can’t afford to turn the clock of progress back to the past,” he said. Salazar discussed a number of [...]
In a keynote address at the National Clean Energy Summit, former President Bill Clinton recounted a visit to BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah solar power plant at which he observed many of the 370-megawatt project’s all-union construction...Show More Summary
Opening his fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) brought a few friends to announce that U.S. wind’s installed capacity had reached 50,000 megawatts. “It represents the generating power of 44 coal plants or eleven nuclear plants,” said American Wind Energy Association CEO Denise Bode. Show More Summary
Fresh off of visiting the Ivanpah solar plant this morning, Bill Clinton sings the praise of energy efficiency, solar, waste to energy and overall clean power at Harry Reid's 5th annual National Clean Energy Summit.
LAS VEGAS (NEVADA JOURNAL) — "As U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid prepares to host his fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit on Aug. 7, a Nevada Journal examination of Nevada’s renewable energy sector shows that over $1.3 billion...Show More Summary
Lawmakers and business leaders need to rekindle a spirit of cooperation if the U.S. wants to lead in clean energy and address climate change, says Former President Bill Clinton. Speaking at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, President Clinton attempted to cut through the contentious political fights picked by the “denialists in Congress” [...]
Unfortunately these stories are all too common now: As U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid prepares to host his fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit on Aug. 7, a Nevada Journal examination of Nevada’s renewable energy sector shows that over $1.3 billion in federal funds funneled into geothermal, solar and wind projects since 2009 has [...]
Sen. Reid: “… deniers still exist, fueled and funded by dirty energy profits. These people aren’t just on the other side of this debate. They’re on the other side of reality.” It appears that advocates of clean energy are getting the message: If you want to talk about clean energy in a political context, you must talk [...]