David Kappos, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) said that the deadline for filing petitions under the Green Technology Pilot Program has been extended from December 8, 2010 to December 31, 2011.
Deutsche Bank takes clean tech seriously. A fact that was driven home by the appointment of Adam Bergman as a director in the firm’s global clean technology corporate coverage group.
Third quarter investments in cleantech venture capital funding in 2010 have suffered as per a report from Ernst & Young and Dow Jones VentureSource.
At a White House meeting, important advanced biofuel groups, such as ABFA (Advanced Biofuels Association), ABO (Algal Biomass Organization) and BIO (Biotechnology Industry Organization), delivered a vital message to the Obama Administration.
In order to decrease the country’s reliance on foreign oil and to provide job opportunities and shrink greenhouse gas emissions the U.S. Government is planning to boost production and usage of Biofuels.
Texas, well-known for it oil deposits, is in the forefront in wind power energy and is currently focusing on solar and biomass energy along with green job opportunities.
The 2010 Clean Tech Showcase, which was recently held at Sacramento State, featured latest advancements in biofuel, solar and wind technologies. The event was organized by CleanStar, a part of Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA).
Southern California Edison (SCE) declared that it has made a final agreement with the US Department of Energy (DOE) for a grant amounting to $25 million for the development of a large-scale energy storage demonstration by using lithium-ion batteries.
A Northern California Congressman, Wally Herger has won the exalted “Biomass Advocate Outstanding Achievement” award, for his steadfast support of the biomass power industry.
SunRun, a leading light in Solar Power Solutions, revealed that a demonstration held at SPI (Solar Power International) was a great success reaching several hundreds of voters and collected dollars in thousands in support of the ‘No on Prop 23’ Campaign.