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Grains of Rice, Japanese Swords, and Solar Panels

December 1, 2014 by Adam Whitmore
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Solar and Growth

Greenpeace did much better than many at projecting the growth of renewable energy sources in the 2000s. Their projections were very close to outturn for wind – the 1999 projections were a little below outturn, the 2002 projections a little above. However even Greenpeace underestimated the growth of solar.[read more]

Getting Cleantech Through its Awkward Teen Years

November 18, 2014 by Matt Stewart

Cleantech and the Mainstream

Not so long ago, cleantech was mired in a troubled childhood. Efficiency bored people into a coma, solar was expensive. Some companies accepted government support, some failed, providing fodder for political attack. Cleantech was a dirty word. Just think Solyndra. Now the pendulum has swung back.[read more]

Raymond James' Pavel Molchanov Sees Stars in the Expanding Cleantech Universe

April 4, 2014 by Jim Patrick

Pavel Molchanov joined Raymond James & Associates in 2003 and began work as part of the energy research team, becoming an analyst in 2006. He initiated coverage on the alternative energy/clean technology sector in 2006, followed by the integrated oil and gas sector in 2009.[read more]

Report: The Future of Chile's Energy Sector Lies with Renewable Energy

March 28, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard
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Chile and Renewables

The Chilean Renewable Energy Center released its annual report for 2013 and Chile’s non-conventional renewable energy sector is where the action is. While conventional energy projects linger in judicial appeals and administrative reviews, developers are advancing renewable projects with gusto.[read more]

60 Minutes Hit Job On Clean Energy Ignores The Facts

January 7, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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60 Minutes and Clean Energy

Clean technology is booming by every key indicator, but you would never know that from Sunday’s 60 Minutes piece touting a “Cleantech Crash.” As documented in a recent Department of Energy report, the only thing in cleantech that is crashing is the cost of key components.[read more]