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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San Diego School Districts Out Front to Achieve Energy Savings with Proposition 39 Funds

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, K-12 Sustainability

Today representatives from the California Energy Commission held a hands-on training in San Diego with regional school districts to help implement the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39), which allocated $381 million to K-12 schools for projects that reduce energy consumption. San Diego’s school districts have...

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San Diego School Districts Out Front to Achieve Energy Savings with Proposition 39 Funds

  |   Press Releases

CleanTECH San Diego hosts California Energy Commission’s first field workshop in Southern California   SAN DIEGO, CA, February 20, 2014 – Today representatives from the California Energy Commission will hold a hands-on training in San Diego with regional school districts to help implement the California Clean Energy Jobs Act...

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Navy Engages with San Diego Cleantech Leaders

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Events, Leadership Series, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

On Feb. 18, CleanTECH San Diego hosted a roundtable discussion at Harper Construction featuring Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dennis McGinn. At the meeting were a 18 CleanTECH San Diego members  --  a cross-section of regional industry leaders  -- who shared their cleantech strengths and interests with...

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Supporting Early-Stage Green Businesses

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Events, SCRUB, Startup

On Feb. 13, CleanTECH San Diego's Capital and Resources Committee held  its quarterly SCRUB event featuring presentations from three early-stage cleantech companies seeking business guidance and opportunities for networking within the San Diego cleantech community. This quarter's SCRUB presenters included: Measurabl: Measurabl provides software that lowers the cost and complexity...

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NRG eVgo Unveils New Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station at Carlsbad Premium Outlets

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of CleanTECH San Diego member company NRG Energy, opened the first Freedom Station® in the City of Carlsbad on Feb. 4, 2014. The Freedom Station, located at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets®, features a 480-volt direct current (DC) fast charger that enables...

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