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This board is dedicated to all things related to cleantech and renewable energy, two emerging sectors with significant potential for transforming the American economy and society. Both sectors also hold considerable promise as lucrative fields for traders and investors.

Last Update:  4/2/2009
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News:

20090402 - China Vies to Be World’s Leader in Electric Cars - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
20090330 - Detroit Electric car is re-born - news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10206089-54.html
20090305 - They got their green-tech bill. So now what? - news.cnet.com/They-got-their-green-tech-bill.-So-now-what/2009-13836_3-6249106.html
20090304 - In Search of the Google of Green Tech - news.cnet.com/In-search-of-the-Google-of-green-tech/2009-13836_3-6249102.html
20090205 - In 2008 the Wind Blew Very Warmly Indeed - www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2009/02/wind-installations-continue-to-break-records-across-the-globe-54658
20090204 - In 2009 the Wind Likely to Blow Coldly (At Least for a While) - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
20090120 - Venture capital plummets 71 percent - news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-10145862-92.html
20090106 - China's Grid Gets Smarter - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
20090105 - Solar Achieves Grid Parity (Maybe) - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
20081210 - Thar' She Blows! Wind from the Sea! - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
20081205 - Electric Cars on Display in D.C. - news.cnet.com/2300-13833_3-6248179-1.html
20081204 - Solar Car Goes 'Round the World - www.rdmag.com/ShowPR.aspx
20081202 - SoCal Ed Powers Up Rooftop Solar - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
20081202 - Japan and Italy Go Solar Together - seekingalpha.com/article/108526-is-sharp-corp-looking-for-european-solar-power-ventures
20081202 - Canadian Green Goes Public - www.marketwatch.com/news/story/Carbon2Green-Developments-Ltd-Go-Public/story.aspx
20081126 - Watch the Wind in Denmark - seekingalpha.com/article/108153-wind-power-what-we-can-learn-from-denmark
20081126 - Portugal (and Oregon) Prepare to Charge Cars - seekingalpha.com/article/108014-portugal-renault-nissan-set-electric-car-plan
20081126 - India's Orient Green Power raises $55M - www.businesswireindia.com/PressRelease.asp
20081126 - France Ups its Solar Game; NY Joins FL & CA and Calls for FITs - www.renewableenergyworld.com:80/rea/news/story
20081125 - Connecticut Jumps on Cleantech - www.renewableenergyworld.com:80/rea/news/story
20081125 - The French Get Down with Solar - www.dealipedia.com/deal_view_investment.php
20081120 - Will the Recession Kill the Smart Grid? - www.smartgridnews.com/artman/publish/industry/Will_the_Recession_Kill_the_Smart_Grid.html
20081120 - Demand for Solar Silicon Wafers goes South for the Winter (and maybe longer) - seekingalpha.com/article/106781-renesola-s-profit-up-153-5-stock-tumbles-on-weak-outlook
20081116 - Caveat for clean tech venturing in China - sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi
20081115 - Hey, you, get offa my Sun! - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
20081112 - Starfish Ventures (Australia) Closes $185M Tech Fund - biz.yahoo.com/prnews/081112/aqw146.html
20081106 - DOE offers $25B in loans for advanced vehicle development - www.rdmag.com/ShowPR.aspx
20081103 - Near-perfect Solar Film - www.rdmag.com/ShowPR.aspx
20081031 - Are there lithium shortages in our future? Maybe... - news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10077965-54.html
20081028 - Renewable Tax-Credit Investment Heading Up or Down? - www.greentechmedia.com/articles/renewable-tax-credit-investment-heading-up-or-down-5066.html
20081023 - CPUC Denies Finavera/PG&E Application for Wave Energy Project - biz.yahoo.com/ccn/081023/200810230493284001.html
20081023 - Arnold Praises CA's new Thermal Solar Plant - www.gov.ca.gov/index.php
20081006 - Solar in The O.C. - www.ocregister.com/articles/solar-system-power-2182818-nguyen-energy
20081005 - Q3 2008 VC-backed clean/green/renewable ventures up - seekingalpha.com/article/98556-on-the-paulson-plan-and-greentech
20080715 - Smart Meter Pilot Program in Washington, D.C. (video) - www.myfoxdc.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail

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Technologies:

A Killer App for Electric Vehicles? - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
Batteries are key for electric car rollout - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
Big, big batteries for the power grid - news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-9977209-54.html
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) - investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx
Solar Thermal Electric: The Technology and Politics of CSP - www.salon.com:80/news/feature/2008/04/14/solar_electric_thermal/print.html

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The Big Boys play clean, green, and renewable:

ConocoPhillips - seekingalpha.com/article/98506-conocophillips-cto-stephen-brand-discusses-r-d-efforts-in-cleantech-energy-technology
GE - news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10075889-54.html
Google - seekingalpha.com/article/119910-google-gets-into-home-energy-management
GM - www.chevrolet.com/electriccar/
IBM - www-01.ibm.com/software/solutions/soa/green/
IBM/EDF - seekingalpha.com/article/107333-ibm-to-research-smart-grid-tech
Intel - www.greentechmedia.com/articles/chip-giants-delve-deeper-into-solar-1015.html
Samsung - www.eweek.com/c/a/Data-Storage/Samsung-Unveils-New-HighCapacity-Green-Enterprise-SSD/
UPS -
biz.yahoo.com/ap/081027/ups_alternative_vehicles.html


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Resources:

Advanced Metering: California Dreaming is Becoming a Reality -  1-hour webinar with reps from 2 of the Big 3 IOUs discussing the smartgrid/smarthome of the (near) future:  uaelp.pennnet.com/webcast/display_webcast.cfm
Better Place - "...working to build an electric car network, using technology available today.":   www.betterplace.com/
Carbon-free Prosperity 2025 -
a plan for the Pacific Northwest: www.cleanedge.com/reports/pdf/CarbonFreeProsperity2025.pdf
Cleantech Blog - commentary on technologies, news, and issues relating to cleantech, next generation energy and the environment: www.cleantechblog.com/
Florida: Building a Foundation for Excellence in Clean Energy: www.eflorida.com/IntelligenceCenter/Reports/Clean_Energy_MB.pdf
EcoGeek - a somewhat cheeky look at the eco scene: www.ecogeek.org:80/
greentechmedia, a comprehensive and incisive compendium on the cleantech market: www.greentechmedia.com/
Hot , Flat , and Crowded, Thomas Friedman's  impassioned call to Code Green www.thomaslfriedman.com/bookshelf/hot-flat-and-crowded
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - www.nrel.gov/
Seeking Alpha/alternative-energy - trader-centric views on the cleantech market:  seekingalpha.com/tag/alternative-energy
Smartgrid Primer, Xcel Energy's excellent 7-minute video introduction to the future of the electrical grid: birdcam.xcelenergy.com/sgc/index.html
Smart Meter Primer,  video and flash animations from Itron on how their OpenWay meter works: www.itron.com/pages/products_detail.asp
Thin-Film Solar Webinar: 1-hour presentation on all things thin-film: www.greentechmedia.com/events/webinars/thin-film-technologies.html
World Energy Outlook: energy analysis and projections from the International Energy Agency: www.worldenergyoutlook.org/

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#106   Energy Storage on the Smart Grid: 99.45% Cheap snowcloud 07/20/09 11:14:37 AM
#105   Q-Cells Shortens Work Hours, Vestas Lays Off 1,900 snowcloud 04/29/09 09:04:13 AM
#104   Chevy Volt to sport smart charging, flex fuel snowcloud 04/03/09 01:09:32 PM
#103   China Vies to Be World’s Leader in Electric snowcloud 04/02/09 08:20:30 AM
#102   Detroit Electric resurrected as $25,000 electric car snowcloud 03/30/09 12:16:01 PM
#101   California to get 46 retail hydrogen stations by 2014 snowcloud 03/27/09 03:32:56 PM
#100   Solar Targets Slashed as Demand Seen Dropping by 25% snowcloud 03/18/09 10:04:31 AM
#99   Weird. LOL snowcloud 03/17/09 02:10:57 PM
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#97   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMTA Holdings, snowcloud 03/17/09 12:52:56 PM
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#94   Down the Road - A Potential Killer App snowcloud 03/14/09 02:58:19 AM
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#92   Solar Shakes snowcloud 03/04/09 09:41:36 AM
#91   Caveat Emptor snowcloud 03/04/09 09:25:05 AM
#90   Some Wind is Blowing -- snowcloud 02/17/09 12:47:12 PM
#89   Google Gets into Home Energy Management snowcloud 02/12/09 08:49:06 AM
#88   Some Light in New Jersey -- snowcloud 02/12/09 08:47:21 AM
#87   Dark Days for Green Energy snowcloud 02/05/09 09:59:02 AM
#86   A new electric drive patent worth a look-see -- snowcloud 01/30/09 01:14:38 AM
#85   Batteries are seen as key to electric market power snowcloud 01/21/09 07:05:12 PM
#84   Hard to say, but my guess is "yes" snowcloud 01/10/09 12:36:45 AM
#83   I wonder if Solfocus will end up in crudeoil24 01/09/09 08:53:02 PM
#82   Yup, I was in and out early on. snowcloud 01/09/09 08:26:03 PM
#81   Snow, I am in ZLNK. This R/M is crudeoil24 01/09/09 08:24:03 PM
#80   PRESS RELEASE - SolFocus Inc receives a $47.5 snowcloud 01/09/09 12:35:31 PM
#79   Now John Doerr from Kleiner Perkins is on snowcloud 01/07/09 01:13:23 PM
#78   Barbara Boxer, Chair oif the Environment and Public snowcloud 01/07/09 01:00:22 PM
#77   DEVENS, Mass., Jan 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- snowcloud 01/06/09 08:58:14 AM
#76   Sempra solar energy project makes advances in costs snowcloud 01/05/09 09:42:03 PM
#75   And here's a not-so-encouraging word from one of snowcloud 01/03/09 11:09:13 AM
#74   It takes a village to sell an electric car snowcloud 12/16/08 12:11:15 PM
#73   Andy Grove Likes Batteries snowcloud 12/12/08 06:54:26 PM
#72   Peter Fusaro on The Shape of Green in 2009 snowcloud 12/10/08 03:18:32 PM
#71   Some see deep water as fertile field for snowcloud 12/10/08 02:43:55 PM
#70   Some pix of electric cars from the Electric snowcloud 12/05/08 10:45:17 AM
#69   Solar Car Circumnavigates the World - snowcloud 12/04/08 02:58:36 PM
#68   One to watch in Thin-film batteries (12/3/08) -- snowcloud 12/03/08 12:44:04 PM
#67   Solat Thermal Heats Up in CA -- snowcloud 12/03/08 12:11:07 PM
#66   Edison's rooftop solar project powers up snowcloud 12/03/08 11:59:06 AM
#65   Carbon2Green Developments Ltd. Go Public by Way of snowcloud 12/02/08 10:44:19 AM
#64   Are Solar stocks near a Bottom? Mr. Schulle snowcloud 12/01/08 06:54:46 PM
#63   A View from an Old Soldier in the snowcloud 11/28/08 10:59:36 AM
#62   But, on the other hand, here's a Solar snowcloud 11/28/08 10:48:20 AM
#61   Not a pretty picture for Solar in the snowcloud 11/28/08 10:33:53 AM
#60   Thanks, I'll check it out. snowcloud 11/28/08 01:25:58 AM
#59   ASYS is a PROFITABLE Solar equipment maufacturer trading jaybird249 11/27/08 09:02:01 PM
#58   Thanks, Crude. Good info for trading and investing snowcloud 11/27/08 06:29:28 PM
#57   Snow, I found this from J. Peter Lynch: crudeoil24 11/26/08 08:47:37 PM
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