White House Announces Electric Vehicle Hackathon

The main story regarding the White House’s latest EV push was the $4.5 billion put into Department of Energy loan guarantees for EV charging infrastructure. But there were several additional stories that are worth highlighting, including the launch of an “Electric Vehicle Hackathon.” Before getting into the hackathon, though, I think … [continued]

$100,000 For Top Energy Apps

Think you could come up with a top energy app? Think it’s so good you deserve some money to develop it? If so, apply for some of the $100,000 that will be awarded for top apps through the US Department of Energy’s Apps for Energy contest. Note that the prizes will … [continued]

Cleanweb Sustainability Hackathon Wrap-Up

New Yorkers Get Government-Sponsored Hackathon to be more Sustainable By Tayyab Shaikh Last weekend, the Mayor’s Office and NYC Digital hosted the first Cleanweb Sustainability Hackathon at NYU-Poly in Downtown Brooklyn. Over 100 programmers, developers, and business strategists created teams and competed against one another to build applications or web … [continued]