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About Andrea Bertoli

Andrea Bertoli A plant-based chef, educator, writer, surfer, and yogi based in Honolulu, Hawaii, Andrea is also the Accounts Manager for Important Media. Follow her foodie adventures on Instagram



Author Archives: Andrea Bertoli

Dandelion Energy Closes $16 Million Series A Round To Expand Geothermal Energy

February 14th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli

Dandelion Energy offers homeowners a clean and cost effective geothermal heating and cooling solution - their solutions are so innovative and interesting that our writer Kyle Field calls Dandelion "The Tesla Of Residential Thermal Management." Dandelion Energy made big news this week and announced on 12 February the close of their $16MM Series A, bringing the company's total funding to $23MM. 


Talking Global Startups & Diversity in Tech with Dawn Lippert of Elemental Excelerator

January 15th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli

In November, the CleanTechnica team traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland, to cover the 2018 Climate Launchpad Global Grand Final event. This event, bringing together hundreds of participants from as many countries, is billed as the "global green business competition." It’s a fascinating event, full of energy and innovation from climate-focused entrepreneurs and experts


Bringing Indian Startups Into The Global Green Business Conversation

November 21st, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s green business competition, just completed its 2018 Grand Final in Scotland. Each year the competition grows in both size and reach. The 2018 competition featured a record of 1,500 cleantech entrepreneurs applying for National Competitions in 44 countries, and 50 Boot Camps across the globe


ClimateLaunchpad Small Business Success Stories

October 1st, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

ClimateLaunchpad is part of EIT Climate-KIC, the European Union's leading program for climate innovation. This year marks the 5th edition of the ClimateLaunchpad competition. In the time since its inception, more than 4,000 ideas have been entered into this global competition


Communications & PR From Experts At Antenna Group: Webinar Recap

July 15th, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

Did you catch our webinar with the cleantech marketing firm Antenna Group? Jake Rosmaryn and Josh Garrett sat down to discuss their company’s focus on cleantech public relations (PR) and marketing, and it was an awesome conversation. Antenna Group works with a range of companies across the cleantech and renewables fields, so their experience is broad and unique


3rd Grid Modernization Forum, May 23-24: Latest Progress & Strategies for Achieving the Utility of the Future

May 2nd, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

The 3rd Grid Modernization Forum is intended for network strategists at investor-owned, municipal, and rural utilities, as well as grid operations engineers and directors, service and network planners, system integrators, policy-makers, and technology innovators. Key utility and technology executives will share insights and updates on achieving the digital Utility of the Future


Leveraging Blockchain For Sustainable Energy: A WCS Talk In Palo Alto

April 27th, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

The number of investments, partnerships, and consortia for blockchain technology keeps growing, and more companies are taking a closer look at this disruptive technology. At this Women in Cleantech & Sustainability event, an expert panel will explain blockchain technology and discuss key topics, such as how the technology is currently being used in the energy sector, who the main actors are working on blockchain, and interesting applications and use cases that are being explored


Cleantech Open Applications Are Now Open

March 20th, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

Cleantech Open is the oldest and largest cleantech startup accelerator program, with the mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve our greatest environmental and energy challenges across multiple regions in the United States and beyond. Apply for 2018 Here!


Impact Investing Via Mid-Sized Solar

March 11th, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

If you’re looking to invest in your financial and our planetary future, there are more options than ever before for impact investing. One of the more exciting and widely discussed opportunities for sustainable investment is in solar. Learn why solar is such a promising investment opportunity, and how you can drive solar investment forward.



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