A handful of interesting cleantech stories from the past week for your weekend reading pleasure. Happy Friday!
- Water water (not quite) everywhere…Tuesday was World Water Day and to mark the occasion Snehal Desai, global marketing director for Dow Water and Process Solutions (client) wrote a guest post for the Forbes CSR blog calling for innovation in clean water tech. For more information, read Dow’s whitepaper on Water for Cities and the Water-Energy Nexus.
- Listen up, solar companies…Eric Wesoff at Greentech Media reported on a SolarTech consumer study that found, “The ‘Level One’ items crucial to the buying decision were price, reliability, warranty, customer service and financial incentives.”
- “Brazilalot”…Jim Lane from Biofuels Digest found a reoccurring theme (and invented a new word) at the World Biofuels Markets conference this week.
- Fast Charging…Would you buy an electric vehicle if it could be fully charged in two minutes? The Economist reported that researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have built prototype batteries that do just that.
- Pedal power!…According to Eric Hess at Sightline Daily “Portland’s entire bike network costs about as much as a single mile of urban freeway.”