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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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Clean tech demand has increased sharply around the world over the last decade, driven by a combination of regulatory mandates, government incentives and private financing.
Cool Energy Inc., winner of the Rocky Mountain Clean Tech Open's Sustainability Award, is also headed to the nationals, where they will be competing for a sustainability award.
Venture capitalists in Los Angeles and Orange County have taken a potent interest in life sciences and clean tech as well as the security, communications, media and entertainment industries.
THE CLEAN TECH REVOLUTION: THE NEXT BIG GROWTH AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY tells of how the clean tech industry is moving into becoming a moneymaking enterprise for businesses, and comes from authors who identify the major forces which have influenced the development of these changes.
With surging demand for renewable energy across Europe, Japan and many developing countries, not to mention new consumer incentives in the U.S., clean tech has emerged as one of the hottest new investment sectors.
Clean Tech purchased the facilities for $1.9 million nearly three years ago from Austin Properties LLC, led by William Barclay Jr.
This partnership is one example of the clean tech innovation happening in the Cascadia corridor, said James.
Bradley was responding to an oft-stated complaint of the New Hampshire Clean Tech Council that nearly every session lawmakers are substantially changing, and threatening to eliminate, renewable energy and energy-efficiency standards and incentives.
"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 firm's $250m Masdar Clean Tech Fund - launched in 2006 - is now fully invested, targeting companies with promising technology in solar power, waste treatment and sustainable clean water technologies.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Masdar Capital, the investment arm of Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company or Masdar, which manages global assets worth $540 million, is planning to make its second investment from its DB Masdar Clean Tech Fund-II.