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MIT Honors "Disruptive" Energy Companies

MIT has identified the companies that are pushing the cleantech envelope in 2013.

The Future of Cleantech: The Global Cleantech 100

To get a sense of what cleantech innovations will impact the next decade, here are 100 companies to look at

With Uncertain Financial Future, Cloudy Skies Ahead for American Cleantech

Clean energy innovation in the United States is moving to financially friendlier shores—like China

Looking at 2011 VC investment figures, it seems like the cleantech industry in the United States is doing just fine.

Goldman Sachs' $40 Billion Clean Energy Investment: Sustainable Finance Awesomeness or Public Relations Ploy?

A ten-year financial commitment to green energy is a good thing. So why all the cynicism?

At its annual shareholder meeting Thursday in Jersey City, New Jersey, Wall Street behemoth Goldman Sachs announced that it plans to invest $40 billion into global renewable energy projects over the next decade.

Less Carbon, More Savings: The Relationship Between Renewable Energy and Your Electric Bill

"The next time someone tells you that they would support renewable energy if the costs weren't so high, share these findings with them and see if their perspective changes." -- Brennan Louw, ClearSky Advisors

The Green Envelope Please: The 2012 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards

"These awards recognize the key role that sustainable finance can play in creating jobs, fighting climate change, and improving access to finance." -- Lars Thunell, Executive Vice President and CEO, International Finance Corporation

Dr. John Wiebe: An Exclusive Justmeans Q&A

Leading up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), aka Rio+20, which plans to set the global sustainability agenda for the next decade, was last month's UN Environment Programme Finance

Cleantech vs. Keystone XL: Could a Controversial Pipeline Undermine Obama’s Case for Green Investment?

"If we don't lead in clean energy, we'll follow. I'd hate to see us replace the importing of foreign oil with the importing of foreign technology." -- Vice President Joe Biden

The Almighty Peso: Sustainable Investing in Mexico

"Companies are looking for the best place to invest. It's obvious that Mexico has been that place for North America." -- Bruno Ferrari, Mexico Minister of Economy

Veloxrotaphobia: What the Economic Roller Coaster Means for Venture Capital

"How do you get out of this roller coaster of the relentless onslaught of bad news?" -- Bruce McCain, chief investment strategist, Key Private Bank

Reacting to the Dow's lowest close in almost 8 months yesterday, Bruce McCain voiced a fear felt by many investors: veloxrotaphobia, a fear of roller coasters.

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