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The shared genius of Elon Musk and Steve Jobs

The shared genius of Elon Musk and Steve Jobs | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
What Iconoclasts Elon Musk and Steve Jobs have in common is a rare mix of system-level design thinking powered by extraordinary conviction.
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Podcast: Behavioral Reporting for Energy Efficiency

Podcast: Behavioral Reporting for Energy Efficiency | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
The ability to take aggregated energy data and draw conclusions around individual energy use has led to a whole new industry of energy reporting and behavioral change.
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A Humbled Kleiner Perkins Adjusts Its Strategy

A Humbled Kleiner Perkins Adjusts Its Strategy | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
After big hits in the dot-com boom, Kleiner Perkins has been sideswiped by a series of lackluster bets in green technology and missed chances in social media.
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The state of cleantech venture capital: what lies ahead

The state of cleantech venture capital: what lies ahead | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Cleantech VC is receding because of poor short-term performance – no surprise in a post-bubble field with outsized time and money requirements. The category is about to go on a walk in the woods, where innovators will blaze a new trail.
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Nest Labs Acquires MyEnergy to Grow Utility Partnerships : Greentech Media

Nest Labs Acquires MyEnergy to Grow Utility Partnerships : Greentech Media | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Nest makes its first purchase to gain more utility access.
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SiNode Systems:

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Northwestern's SiNode Systems wins big money at the 2013 Rice Business Plan Competition with a high-risk, high-reward plan.
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Eos Puts Its Zinc-Air Grid Batteries to the Test With ConEd : Greentech Media

Eos Puts Its Zinc-Air Grid Batteries to the Test With ConEd : Greentech Media | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
A grid battery at $160 per kilowatt-hour? Startup Eos Energy Storage lands a utility partner to test it out.
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In Venture Capital Deals, Not Every Founder Will Be a Zuckerberg

In Venture Capital Deals, Not Every Founder Will Be a Zuckerberg | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
A recent Delaware court case is a reminder that the founders of start-ups backed by venture capital often end up with nothing even if their company is sold.
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Holy graphene: Giving batteries a boost with graphene and tiny holes

Holy graphene: Giving batteries a boost with graphene and tiny holes | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
A Midwest startup wins a big business plan competition by showing the promise of its technology to create a longer-lasting lithium ion battery that also can charge at a faster rate than what batteries in smart phones can deliver today.
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Peak Battery: Why Smartphone Battery Life Still Stinks, and Will for Years | TIME.com

Peak Battery: Why Smartphone Battery Life Still Stinks, and Will for Years | TIME.com | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
In the five years since Apple released its first iPhone, touch-screen smartphones have become thinner, lighter, faster and more capable. But through it all, battery life has mostly stayed the same.
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Northwestern teams sweep Rice biz-plan competition

Northwestern teams sweep Rice biz-plan competition | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Two Northwestern teams win prestigious Rice University biz-plan competition. It's the second-straight win by the Wildcats.
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SiNode System's wins Rice Business Plan Competition and over $800K!

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Bonfire of the subsidies

Bonfire of the subsidies | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
TO GO by the Domesday Book, the record of taxable lands produced for William the Conqueror in 1086, the manor of Drax, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, was not much...
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Obama to Announce $2-Billion Plan to Get U.S. Cars off Gasoline | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Obama to Announce $2-Billion Plan to Get U.S. Cars off Gasoline | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
This afternoon, President Barack Obama will ask Congress to direct our cars, trucks and buses to a realm that doesn’t include gas stations. During a visit ...
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Maybe Google doesn't care about using Motorola to make money

Maybe Google doesn't care about using Motorola to make money | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
What if profits aren't part of Google's plan with Motorola? Columnist Farhad Manjoo ponders whether maybe it is an attempt to destroy money for other companies by making the phone a commodity device.
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Tesla sales beating Mercedes, BMW and Audi

Tesla sales beating Mercedes, BMW and Audi | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
Sales of Tesla's electric luxury car are beating sales of similarly-priced gasoline-powered cars from German luxury automakers.
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A Tale Of Two Cleantechs | Cleantech Investing : Greentech Media

Leading source of news/research on green technology and the cleantech movement. Analysis and networking events on clean and renewable energy.
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Carbon Dioxide Level Passes Long-Feared Milestone

Carbon Dioxide Level Passes Long-Feared Milestone | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
The amount of the gas in the air has not been this high for at least three million years, and scientists believe the rise portends large changes in the climate and sea level.
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A Humbled Kleiner Perkins Adjusts Its Strategy

A Humbled Kleiner Perkins Adjusts Its Strategy | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
After big hits in the dot-com boom, Kleiner Perkins has been sideswiped by a series of lackluster bets in green technology and missed chances in social media.
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GE Adds Energy Storage to Its Brilliant Wind Turbine : Greentech Media

GE Adds Energy Storage to Its Brilliant Wind Turbine : Greentech Media | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
With GE’s software, stored wind can increase three revenue streams.
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SiNode Systems:

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Northwestern's SiNode Systems wins big money at the 2013 Rice Business Plan Competition with a high-risk, high-reward plan.
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Holy graphene: Giving batteries a boost with graphene and tiny holes

Holy graphene: Giving batteries a boost with graphene and tiny holes | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
A Midwest startup wins a big business plan competition by showing the promise of its technology to create a longer-lasting lithium ion battery that also can charge at a faster rate than what batteries in smart phones can deliver today.
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Nest Labs Moves Further Into Residential Demand Response : Greentech Media

Nest Labs Moves Further Into Residential Demand Response : Greentech Media | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
But the company prefers to call it by a different name.
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Clean, safe and it drives itself

Clean, safe and it drives itself | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
SOME inventions, like some species, seem to make periodic leaps in progress. The car is one of them. Twenty-five years elapsed between Karl Benz beginning...
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The limits of renewable energy

The limits of renewable energy | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
An overly optimistic study exaggerates the potential of clean energy to “solve” climate change.
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Mercedes Benz debuts new B Class EV at New York Auto Show | Digital Trends

Mercedes Benz debuts new B Class EV at New York Auto Show | Digital Trends | Clean Tech Trends | Scoop.it
With the global debut of the new 2014 Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric, the compact EV market is likely to win over a few more consumers.
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