Cleantech Industry News

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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Call for Applications: SXSW Eco Startup Central

  |   Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego Members, Events, Startup

CleanTECH San Diego President Jason Anderson is serving as a member of the Advisory Board of SXSW Eco's Startup Showcase. SXSW Eco hosts a three-day event October 6-8 in Austin, Texas, that serves as a platform to identify solutions to environmental and sustainability issues. SXSW Eco provides unique networking opportunities and cross-sector...

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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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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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