Solar Impulse Lands In DC, Solar Impulse Founders Presented Top Innovation SEIA Award

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the founders of Solar Impulse have successfully arrived in our nation’s capital with their solar-powered airplane. The welcoming community waiting on the tarmac when they landed gave them a flag. Bertrand and André have given a Clean Generation flag to each community in which they landed that was a scheduled stopover. This … [continued]

Cleantech Open Sees Best of Midwest Cleantech Startups

The Cleantech Open bills itself as the largest cleantech accelerator. It’s mission to “find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges.” Its North Central regional program, founded in 2010, will be holding its 2012 Innovation Expo & Awards event in Minneapolis on Thursday, October 18. […]

Global Cleantech 100 List Unveiled

  The Cleantech Group revealed its fourth annual Global Cleantech 100 list and report on Monday, and awarded winners in several categories at at the Global Cleantech 100 Gala at the Italian Embassy in Washington on Monday night. The list of 100 recognises “the one hundred most promising and innovative companies … [continued]

US Company Wins No. 1 Sustainable Biofuel Award in Europe

South San Francisco’s Solarzyme has just taken home the gold in the Sustainable Biofuels Technology category at the 2nd Annual Sustainable Biofuels Awards held in Amsterdam. The international awards offer companies from around the world the ability to showcase significant accomplishments in the biofuels industry. [social_buttons] Solarzyme’s accomplishment? The lowest … [continued]

Innovative Solar Cell wins R&D 100 Award

R&D magazine covers the newest, nerdiest gear from inventors and scientists. The R&D 100 awards are hailed as the “Oscars of Invention” by the Chicago Tribune. The prestigious award helps push the most promising inventions into the market. Other winners include specialized microscopes and super-hydrophobic coatings. EMCORE is the proud … [continued]