clean energy race

What Does 'Winning' the Clean Energy Race Even Mean?

April 7, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Win the Clean Energy Race?


The Pew Charitable Trusts is out with its annual report comparing investment in clean energy among the twenty richest countries in the world. Once again China is held up as a threat to U.S. competitiveness. This type of competitive messaging is common in national policy circles.[read more]

Over 100 Student Body Presidents Urge Congress to Support Energy Education

April 28, 2010 by Teryn Norris

A group of more than 100 university and college student government presidents submitted a letter (PDF download) today urging Congress to launch a national program for clean energy science and engineering education. The presidents - representing more than one million American students -warned Congress that advanced energy education is...[read more]

WATCH: China building ambitious "Solar Valley City" to advance solar industry

April 19, 2010 by Teryn Norris

China is building an ambitious “Solar Valley City” as a new national center for manufacturing, research and development, education, and tourism around solar energy technologies. as part of the Chinese government and industry’s efforts to promote clean energy technology and grow the nation’s global market share (see video below beginning...[read more]

The Cleantech Revolution: “Largest Market Opportunity in the History of the Planet”?

February 6, 2010 by Teryn Norris

 By Ishan Nath Cross-posted from A special three-part series in last week’s San Jose Mercury News, entitled “The Cleantech Revolution,” highlighted the enormous economic opportunity in the clean-tech sector and warned that the U.S. is quickly falling behind while Asia seeks to gain global market dominance. In its...[read more]