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Cleantech Entrepreneurs, Please Listen To Your Customers

Our work indicates that innovation for clean technology markets starts with a customer focus. The assumption that clean technologies are ready to come online if leaders set ambitious policy is too optimistic. While technologies may exist for a low carbon future, markets do not. Markets require both active buyers and sellers with adequate information. Grandiose goal-setting announcements do not create markets; it only distracts entrepreneurs from the job of creating and maintaining markets

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Climate Change, Florida, Texas, & The 2020 Election — CleanTech Talk with Mike Barnard

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down again with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, to talk about a number of hot topics, including shifting public opinion on climate change and the role of climate action plans in the next presidential election. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a brief summary of the topics covered, but tune into the podcast to follow the full discussion

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Tesla’s Autonomous Advantage, Electric Airplanes, Short Sellers, & Elon Musk — CleanTech Talk with Galileo Russel, Pt.2

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Chanan Bos and I sat down with Galileo Russell, CEO, Founder, Director, Producer, and Host of HyperChange

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Cleantech Startups Thrive When They Collaborate With Government Agencies

An international team of researchers claims that cleantech startups file more patents and raise more money when they collaborate with government research agencies. Their findings are relevant to the Green New Deal and carbon reduction research.

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Cleantech News Roundup: Alberta Tar Sands, Honda Clarity, Electric Maserati, Tesla Motorcycle, Wind Turbine Myth, & India’s Solar Appetite

In this edition of the cleantech news roundup, we’ve got a Honda Clarity review, a Tesla motorcycle nothingburger, an electric Maserati Alfieri GT, an electric Mustang and a Volvo 142 electric conversion, a debunked wind myth, Canada’s tar sands “investment” (which should be pronounced ‘money down the drain’), and even an easy sesame noodle recipe

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Zero Motorcycles, Jaguar Electric Boat, Tesla Model 3 Road Trip, & EV Charging For The Masses (Cleantech Talk Today #6)

Welcome to today’s “Cleantech Talk Today” discussion of fresh electric vehicle (EV) news. In this daily podcast and video series, we talk about anything electric that moves, crawls, flies, rides, drives, swims, swings, or skips. Today we take a closer look at Zero Motorcycles, jump into an interesting Jaguar Electric Boat world speed record, and circle the topic of what it takes to go on a Tesla Model 3 road trip and what we need in the EV charging space overall for the masses to join the fun

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Cleantech Champion Antonio Villaraigosa Wins My Vote For Governor

You may have read about Antonio Villaraigosa’s work as Mayor of Los Angeles here before. After all, he was instrumental in starting the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, which has helped many great cleantech companies bloom and grow. These companies have also created great jobs in California. But he has done much more than that as a cleantech champion in a state of cleantech champions

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Cleantech Open Applications are Now Open

Cleantech Open is the oldest and largest cleantech startup accelerator program, with the mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve our greatest environmental and energy challenges across multiple regions in the United States and beyond. Apply for 2018 Here!

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Cleantech Entrepreneurship Bootcamp For Startups In Europe, Middle East, North Africa & Beyond

Cleantech Entrepreneurship BootcampThe Cleantech Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is the first of its kind in the region, bringing together academics, established entrepreneurs, and investors who work in the cleantech field, and connecting them with researchers, corporates, and startups from Europe, Middle East, North Africa, and beyond

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Electric VTOL Leader Lilium Wins “Early Stage Company of the Year” Global Cleantech 100 Award

Lilium Global Cleantech 100The German vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) company Lilium just won the “Early Stage Company of the Year” Global CleanTech 100 award, which is recognizing their early work on electric aircraft mobility and potential leadership for initial market share

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