Clean Energy Economy

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The emerging clean energy economy—where even now thousands of companies, millions of jobs, and billions of dollars intersect with renewable energy and efficiency resources, markets, policies, and technologies—is a place of vast data and information. Harnessing the potential of the new clean energy economy, like harnessing renewable energy resources, requires open access to information. This gateway is the entrance to visualizing the players and participants in this emerging economy. The transparent engagement of stakeholders in this growing economic infrastructure will leverage new insights and understanding. By registering your organization, you become a visible part of this new exchange. Thank you for joining us in helping to build the energy infrastructure of the 21st century.

Clean Energy Landscape

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Clean Energy Landscape

Corporate Focus


A revolutionary thin-film photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing process was developed through a partnership between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and HelioVolt Corp. This new technology makes use of ink-jet printing to manufacture thin-film photovoltaics, and was awarded a 2008 R&D 100 Award by Research & Development (R&D) Magazine. More...

Policy Focus

Repower America

The Alliance for Climate Protection has recently launched, through Repower America, a new campaign called the Repower Wall. This multimedia project brings together voices from across the country calling for action on climate and clean energy legislation. More...

Investment Focus

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) Clean Tech Resource Center

Available to all, the online Resource Center aggregates and frequently updates the numerous grants, loan guarantees, tax credits, and other financing programs being offered by federal and state governments, presenting clean tech entrepreneurs and companies with a single, easy-to-use source for clear summaries of each funding opportunity and guidance on how to apply. Users are able to search by industry sector, as well as by state-by-state resources. The website also includes articles by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati attorneys on how to take advantage of governmental funding opportunities, links to useful federal and state websites, and additional firm publications such as The Clean Tech Report and pertinent WSGR Alerts and press releases.

Role of Renewables in a Sustainable Energy Economy

Click here to view the slides presented by the director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at a Cleantech Investor's Summit in January 2010.

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