Scott Peters Op-Ed Asserts Building Extreme Weather Resiliency is Good for Business

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego Members

As the Climate Task Force Chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, Congressman Scott Peters has focused on making the business argument to acting on climate change. In a Mar. 24 Roll Call Op-Ed, Congressman Peters joins Dal LaMagna, CEO and CFO of IceStone USA, a manufacturer of countertops,...

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San Diego Council President Todd Gloria Addresses CleanTECH San Diego Board of Directors

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Energy Efficiency

CleanTECH San Diego’s March 18, 2014, Board of Director's meeting featured a presentation by Todd Gloria, Council President of the City of San Diego, and most recently the City’s Interim Mayor. Councilmember Gloria reviewed several items of interest to CleanTECH San Diego members, including the proposed City of San...

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UC San Diego Takes Top Two Positions in National Rankings for Biofuel Research

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego Members, Highlights

A new report issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) ranked programs at UC San Diego as the two best in the country for algal biofuels research, including Scripps Institution of Oceanography as top in the nation.   An external group of experts from industry,...

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140+ California Companies Say Climate Change is the “Greatest Economic Opportunity Of the 21st Century”

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Highlights

Today,  Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) released the California Climate Declaration at the Climate Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA. Over 140 California-based companies have joined the Climate Declaration, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy announced today.   Read the press...

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Lighting Up the Night with Friends of Smart Street Lights

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Events, Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

On Feb. 23, CleanTECH San Diego hosted the first official side event of the Climate Leadership Conference,  a “Smart City Infrastructure” Presentation & Demonstration Tour at the new San Diego Central Library downtown. Local CleanTECH San Diego members  joined  attendees of the Climate Leadership Conference from across the...

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