U.S. Department of Commerce In Partnership With Watershed Capital Organizes 1st Impact & Sustainable Certified Trade Mission

The U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, DC and Watershed Capital Group are pleased to announce the first Impact & Sustainable Certified Trade Mission.  The Impact & Sustainable Trade Mission will take place September 30, October 1, and October 2 in Zurich, Amsterdam, and London.  The Trade Mission provides a venue for European institutional …

Verge: The value, interconnection, and opportunities of water

    By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE We don’t typically talk about water here at VERGE, but that’s about to change. While there may still be a disconnect between the cost and value of water, global drought has squeezed our energy and food systems to the point that the …

The Water Energy Nexus Crisis

THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, November 8: * THE WATER-ENERGY NEXUS CRISIS * INNOVATIVE WIND GENERATOR PROVES ITSELF * ON FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE AND OLD ENERGY – DARRYL HANNAH   YESTERDAY * IT’S OBAMA * THE STUDY: BIG SUN IN INDIA * QUICK NEWS, November 7: SUN COULD SHINE FOR JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA; OCEAN WIND ADVANCES …

WWC President calls for a “Pact for Water Security”

–For immediate release — WWC President calls for a “Pact for Water Security” 28 September 2012 – New York, USA – “The time for wishful thinking is over. Now is the time for actions, commitments and solutions,” declared Mr. Fauchon, President of the World Water Council speaking at a side …

GOP Election Theme 2012: Crony Capitalism in Energy

GTM SOLAR WEEKLY | Tuesday, February 21, 2012 GOP Election Theme 2012: Crony Capitalism in Energy Sanjay Wagle, former VantagePoint VC and DOE employee, is the GOP scapegoat of the month. Are California Desert Leaders Resisting Utility-Scale Wind and Solar? Some don?t want to be friends with big renewables, even …

The Energy Storage Market Quadruples in Five Years

LATEST NEWS: Spring’s ComEd Project: 4 Million Endpoints Jeff St. John – February 16, 2012 The smart grid networking startup gets a big boost from long-time partner Commonwealth Edison. Utility Nominations Open for The Networked Grid Staff – February 16, 2012 Who are the top ten utilities in North America? …

Development and Environment: The Nexus

Development and Environment: The Nexus by Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, UN Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Heading_towards Rio+20, governments and civil society must raise their eyes to assess the situation and prepare for commitments commensurate to the challenges. Extreme poverty and the degradation of the environment will be …

Conference on Water Energy Food Nexus Sees Launch of New Water Initiative

Conference on Water Energy Food Nexus Sees Launch of New Water Initiative 18_November: The Bonn2011: Water Energy Food Nexus Conference, held in Bonn, Germany from 16-18 November 2011, launched the “International Water Stewardship Initiative.” continued… PROVIA Launches Survey on Prioritization of Research Objectives 15_November 2011: The Programme of Research on …

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 …