Entries by dikeman

Two New Cleantech Market Reports

There a couple of new clean tech market reports available now detailing investment activity in the sector. Jeffrey Castellas of the Cleantech Forum in Melbourne, where I had the privilege of speaking at their inaugural 2005 event, has published a 2005 Benchmark report on the Australian Cleantech Sector. It is available for download at: http://www.cleantechforum.com/index.php?page=Benchmark […]

Welcome to New Cleantech Contributors – John Addison & Heather Rae

CleantechBlog is excited to welcome two new contributors in green and renewable energy policy & branding news. John Addison We excited to announce that author and cleantech industry analyst John Addison will be doing a blog column on green and renewable energy policy issues. He has launched his column in February. Big Oil is the […]

All in One Hydrogen (H2) Generation and Flue Gas clean up (NOx, SOx, Hg)

I met with SRT Group recently, whose technology I find quite unique. They are under-resourced, and need some integration and scale up work done to prove out the concept for commercial use, but kept me captivated nonetheless. As advertised the technology has the potential to become a highly economic replacement for current coal fired power […]

Recent Energy News on Global Policy

Global warming action supported by evangelical Christians A group of 85 evangelical Christian leaders in the US, including Rick Warren, have initiated a campaign to back legislation opposed by the Bush Administration to fight. They are helping to launch an advertising campaign to support legislation like the McCain-Lieberman Climate Stewardship Act. Oil prices are a […]

California’s Energy Tech Funding Keeps Rolling

California has a large and broad energy usage, and a very diverse energy mix. We also have one of the best energy tech funding programs in the country, as fitting with our status. A bit on both. A few of our California energy statistics to think about: We get 42% of our oil from our […]

Limitations on Metals Not Usually Addressed by Cleantech

This article on LiveScience comments on an area that we do not discuss that often in the Cleantech world, but gets more attention in sustainability discussions: namely that the base raw materials that we use are running down, as well as our fossil fuel energy sources. The Live Science.com article primarily quoted a Yale University […]