June 6, 2024
2024 CleanTech Innovation Showcase Agenda
Friday, June 14th, 2024 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Pacific Time The Hyatt at Olive 8, Seattle, WA Learn more and register. 7:45 AM | FOYER – Check-In Begins 8:00 AM | FOYER – Continental Breakfast 9:00 AM | BALLROOM – Welcome + Morning Keynote + Q&A Interplay Inspiration: Solving Wickedly Complex Problems 10:10 AM | FOYER […]

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June 5, 2014
U.S. Commerce Department Imposes Countervailing Duties on Chinese Solar Products
Late on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, the International Trade Administration of the Department of Commerce (ITA) released a Fact Sheet announcing an affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty case against Chinese Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic (CSPV) products from China.  Background on this decision is available in our March 2014 alert. The ITA’s determination imposes countervailing duty rates of […]

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May 6, 2014
EU Energy Policy Update from APCO Worldwide
After the final session of the 2009-2014 parliamentary mandate was brought to an end on 17 April in Strasbourg, MEPs and would-be-MEPs alongside the candidates for President of the European Commission are now fully in campaign mode until EU voters go to the polls during 22-25 May. The next European legislature will have the challenging […]

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April 30, 2014
Google Going Solar with SunPower
Official post from Google Blogs Just because Earth Day is over doesn’t mean we’re done doing good things for the planet. Yesterday we announced our biggest renewable energy purchase yet: an agreement with our Iowa utility partners to supply our data center facilities there with up to 407 megawatts of wind energy. Today, we’re taking another […]

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April 15, 2014
Myths and realities of clean technologies | McKinsey & Company
April 2014 | bySara Hastings-Simon, Dickon Pinner, and Martin Stuchtey The world is on the cusp of a resource revolution. As our colleagues Stefan Heck and Matt Rogers argue,1 advances in information technology, nanotechnology, materials science, and biology will radically increase the productivity of resources. The result will be a new industrial revolution that will enable strong economic […]

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April 11, 2014
Thin-Film Solar Cell Efficiency Record Set By Solar Frontier
By Sandy Dechert, Planetsave In the close race for PV efficiency, copper indium gallium (di)selenide cells have taken the lead again in tests at the Atsugi Research Center in Kanagawa, Japan. The Fraunhofer Institute, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, has independently verified the results. A Solar Frontier 0.5cm2 CIS configuration achieved 20.9% conversion efficiency, a […]

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February 21, 2014
5 World Famous Solar Sites
By Cory Connolly, Originally published on Mosaic Some of the most recognizable locations in the world are now becoming world famous solar sites. Solar has yet to go mainstream, but it serves as an icon of progress and technological advancement. Iconic structures and locations – new and old – across the globe are going solar and are reinforcing […]

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January 23, 2014
Support Renewable Energy with Planet Power!
Sign up for PUD’s Planet Power and Get Free Coffee Everett, WA — Snohomish County PUD’s Planet Power program offers an easy way for customers to support renewable energy projects right here in Snohomish County.  And now there’s an added perk.  ­New participants and existing customers who increase their contribution (by at least $3 a […]

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