Earth2Tech Week in Review


Many of the great personae of the clean energy world gathered in Las Vegas earlier this week to pitch ideas and call for proposals. In case the VP race or Olympic races had you distracted, we’ve got our coverage of the Vegas summit and the other cleantech highlights from the week all gathered for you here.

Bill Clinton: 10 Things the U.S. Government Should Do For Clean Power: The 42nd U.S. President, Bill Clinton, delivered a top 10 laundry list of actions that the U.S. government should take to help solve the energy crisis during a speech to kick off the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas on Monday night. Check out his energy decalogue.

Google Drills $10.25M into Geothermal: The search giant continues to wade into the thick of cleanntech investing, this week announcing over $10 million in geothermal investments, furthering R&D in hot rock mapping and drilling.

New Cleaner Diesels Arrive In California: The first new diesel passenger vehicles will be rolling into California, starting with a line of new cleaner burning Jetta TDIs.

Stock by Stock, Is Solar Coming Back?: One by one, the erstwhile stars of the solar sector are coming back into the sunlight. Now it’s Suntech Power’s (STP) turn.

Bloomberg: Ocean Wind Power for the Statue of Liberty?: Bloomberg made an announcement for a Request for Expressions of Interest at the National Clean Energy Summit on Tuesday. Bloomberg was especially bullish on off-shoring wind, saying the technology could meet 10 percent of the city’s electricity within a decade.

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