Biorenewables

Oberon Fuels Begins First Customer Demonstration of a Dimethyl Ether (DME)-powered Mack Truck

  |   Biorenewables

Cleantech San Diego member company Oberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning Dimethyl Ether (DME) transportation fuel, today announced the commencement of the first-ever customer demonstration of a DME-powered Mack truck, a Mack® Pinnacle™. Oberon and Mack are working with the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to...

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Developer’s Guide to Imperial Valley

  |   Biorenewables, Imperial Valley

Cleantech San Diego, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC), and Imperial Valley EDC partnered through the Regional Industry Clusters of Opportunity-II (RICO-II), an initiative of the California Energy Commission, Workforce Investment Board, and Employment Development Department to engage businesses and community/public partners to identify...

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San Diego Pioneering Microgrids According to New Analysis of CA Regional Cleantech Economies

  |   Biorenewables, Highlights, Smart Grid

Southern California is a driver for California’s world-class clean transportation sector and of new microgrid and biorenewable technology according to two new reports by the nonpartisan nonprofit group Next 10.   “The Los Angeles area and the San Diego region have unique local assets that are being...

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Algae Biomass Organization Announces Preliminary Agenda for 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit in San Diego

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego Members, Events, Uncategorized

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, has announced the preliminary agenda for the 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, unveiling a list of the latest advances in algae commercialization, research and finance that will be discussed at the largest algae...

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San Diego’s Thriving Algae Biotechnology Industry Continues to Fuel Region’s Economy

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Highlights, Imperial Valley

A study conducted by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and released last week by its service bureau found that the direct, indirect, and induced economic impact of the algae biotechnology research and manufacturing industry generates a total of approximately 1,020 total jobs, $80...

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Rep. Peters, Operation Free, Cleantech San Diego Host First Public Screening of THE BURDEN

  |   Advocacy, Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Action, Energy Efficiency, Events, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

On June 4, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), clean energy campaign Operation Free, and Cleantech San Diego hosted the first public screening of documentary film THE BURDEN, followed by a discussion on defense energy issues at the San Diego Central Library.   THE BURDEN is the first documentary of its...

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CleanTECH San Diego Welcomes New Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Action, Events, Water

On April 29, CleanTECH San Diego board members Glenn Mosier and Julia Brown hosted a Meet & Greet with Margaret Leinen, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Dr. Leinen, a highly distinguished national leader and oceanographer, became the eleventh director of Scripps...

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San Diego Innovators Can Be Leaders in Realizing Global Sustainability

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Events, Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, Solar Energy, The City as a System

In early April, CleanTECH San Diego was represented at the first Global Solutions Summit in Washington, D.C. The conference follows the Little Rock Accord, signed December 2012, between Club de Madrid, an organization of former heads of state, and the P80 Foundation, comprised of many...

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