Tech On Top in Green Rankings: Five out of the top 10 greenest companies in the U.S., according to Newsweek, are tech firms — HP, Dell, Intel, IBM, Applied Materials. The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 Report was also released today and included Cisco and HP — Newsweek and release.
Fuel Cell Oorja Fuels Up: Fuel cell startup Oorja Protonics (which we’ve covered here and here) has raised $500,000 according to a regulatory filing — VentureBeat.
Chinese EV Pioneer Seeing Slow Sales: China’s plug-in vehicle maker BYD has reportedly only sold 100 plug-in hybrids cars over the last eight months, less than the expected 3,000 to 4,000 vehicles — MIT Tech Review.
Solyndra Awards Construction Contract: Construction company Tutor Perini says it will build the first phase of a $733 million thin-film solar panel facility in Fremont, Calif., for Solyndra — Forbes.
Conference Week: Get ready for news from GridWeek, the Clinton Global Initiative, Climate Week NYC and the G20 in Pittsburgh – I’m already tired thinking about it.