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clean tech

An umbrella term for systems that are more environmentally friendly and more energy efficient. Examples are solar power, wind power and LED lighting. Clean tech focuses on developing clean energy and conserving energy. Nanotechnology plays a part in clean tech because it is used in the development of solar panels, fuel cells, biofuels and solid state lighting. See nanotechnology.
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Six of the top seven metro regions in clean tech are on the West Coast and the seventh, No.
According to the report, there are now an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 New Hampshire workers employed by the clean tech industry.
The winners of the Clean Tech and New Energy Awards 2011 were selected by the New Economy magazine's panel of industry experts and readers from a record number of global nominations.
The Clean Tech Open is designed to help emerging companies bring their products to market by providing them fast-paced training, publicity and time in front of VCs and angel investors.
Held at Sacramento State and attended by more than 500, the sixth annual event focused on regional and industrywide clean tech trends, including the latest innovations in solar, wind, biofuel, transportation, and energy-efficient technologies.
A best practices book %Cleantech Incubation; Policy and Practices will be published, showing 15 established clean tech incubators.
Our nation's labs and garages contain a wealth of innovation and untapped potential for developing and sustaining a robust clean tech economy.
Midwest researchers, students and entrepreneurs with transformative clean tech business ideas are encouraged to submit their businesses and concepts through the Clean Energy Exchange.
Clean Tech included a wide variety of environmental, social and economic activities in the fields of recycling, renewable energy and information technology.
The report, "Red, White and Green: The True Colors of America's Clean Tech Jobs" authored by Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner, DBL Investors and Michael Lazar, a Yale University graduate student, demonstrates the growing importance of the clean tech industry in both red and blue states, and especially in swing states.
The Clean Jobs Index was launched in January 2013 and is designed to offer objective job information about the clean tech sector.
Masdar and Deutsche Bank have launched the DB Masdar Clean Tech Fund and on its first closing, has raised $265 million.