Mayor Eric Garcetti

LA Is HERO PACE’s Fastest Growing Market

Originally published on the ECOreport Eric Garcetti has long been an advocate of clean energy. During his many years as a city counselor, he wrote Los Angeles’ green building ordinance. As mayor, Garrett promised to create 20,000 clean energy and clean water sector jobs during his first term (2013-2017). In April 2015, … [continued]

Los Angeles's first ever CSO Matt Petersen

Los Angeles CleanTech Global Showcase | The Latest In Cleantech Innovation

Last week, we covered the inaugural CleantechLA Global Showcase. With an 87% success rate, it’s no wonder the LA Cleantech Incubator’s babies provided a day of very exciting presentations. The companies presented some very exciting technologies, from a new type of lithium battery that lasts longer than any currently on the market to a fascinating new turbine inspired by the Fibonacci principle. The full list of presenting companies is in the program, here. The keynote on day 1 was presented by Matt Petersen, Los Angeles’s first Chief Sustainability Officer.