A news round-up of global hot topics
- 10 ways Chinese investors are dominating cleantech – GigaOm/Earth2Tech: You’ve heard it off and on throughout 2011 and 2012: Chinese investors and the Chinese government are starting to aggressively fund U.S.-based cleantech startups from electric vehicle companies to clean power developers…(more)
- Next Five Years: 4x the Energy Storage (Maybe) – CleanTechnica: Energy storage is always an issue, whether it’s storing enough power to run an electric car or storing enough solar-generated electricity to supply power while the sun isn’t shining…(more)
- New Enzyme Could Cut Cost of Ethanol Made From Waste – The New York Times: It is one of the holy grails of clean energy production: finding a way to make ethanol from the cellulose in biowaste like corn husks and household trash…(more)
- The Return of the Cellular Smart Grid – Greentech Media: From all the talk about cellular smart meters we’ve seen lately, you’d think that sticking a cell phone in an electric meter was a new idea…(more)
- US Foods Turns to Solar Power for Site Serving Metro New York – GreenBiz:Food distributor US Foods is installing a rooftop solar power system that will enable the company facility that serves metro New York to source almost 85 percent of its power to renewable energy…(more)
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