[Climate Bonds] China’s State Council (the Chinese govt’s cabinet) has decided to encourage green corporate bonds as part of its financial market reforms. Bravo! Will the EU and the US follow?

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘China’s State Council (the Chinese govt’s cabinet) has decided to encourage green corporate bonds as part of its financial market reforms. Bravo! Will the EU and the US follow?’China’s State Council, the Chinese Government’s cabinet, last week published an important and comprehensive plan …

Investing in Social Change in China Discussed at “First China Impact Investing Forum”

By Faith Brewitt, Beijing Correspondent, Ethical Markets Media Nov. 5, 2012 Beijing played host to the First China Impact Investing Forum on 2 November at the St Regis Hotel. The forum, put on by Avantage Ventures, was titled “Creating Social Change Capital” and featured discussions around the fundamental challenges in …

Daqo New Energy spins-off subsidiary for $10.6m

NewNet Daily Newsletter 2 October 2012 Hear from the most promising cleantech innovators at a must-attend industry event taking place in London on 7-8 November Deal News Daqo New Energy spins-off subsidiary for $10.6m REC delivers 5.8MW of PV to UK’s Wind & Sun International Institute for Sustainable Development leads …

Bike Bus a Big Hit at Republican and Democratic Conventions

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica ——————————————————————————– Bike Bus a Big Hit at Republican and Democratic Conventions Posted: 11 Sep 2012 11:19 AM PDT Getting to and from the Republican and Democratic Conventions was a little greener this time around, thanks to Freewheelin, the pedal-powered bike bus program provided by well-being company …

LCD Panel Makers Could Drive 60% Reduction in Thin-Film Solar PV Costs

LCD Panel Makers Could Drive 60% Reduction in Thin-Film Solar PV Costs Posted: 16 Jun 2012 09:06 AM PDT Photo courtesy: Manz AG LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) panel manufacturers could be the driving force in reducing thin-film solar panel production costs, according to solar PV and clean technology developer Manz …

UNEP High-Level International Forum on Ecosystem Management and Green Economy

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP), jointly with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) will organize a High-level International Forum on Ecosystem Management and Green Economy, on 18 November 2011 in Beijing. The Forum is also supported by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Environment Protection (MEP) and …

Cleantech IPOs On Deck: Mascoma, BrightSource, Enphase, and More – GTM Daily Newsletter

The Water-Energy Nexus Find out how technology can mitigate the impact on our water sources while meeting our energy needs. Will the Smart Grid Really Deliver Cheaper Bills? Some smart grid experts say utilities should ditch the cost savings rhetoric. New Report Shows US Solar Outpaces Global Market: PV Demand …

Reassessing the Chinese Clean-Tech Juggernaut (or Why the U.S. Shouldn’t be Written off Quite Yet)

A newsletter from Clean Edge Reassessing the Chinese Clean-Tech Juggernaut (or Why the U.S. Shouldn’t be Written off Quite Yet) By Ron Pernick China is clearly a clean-tech force to be reckoned with. It installed more wind power, manufactured more solar PV and solar hot water heaters, and spent more …