Crowdsourcing Green Innovation – The GE Ecomagination Challenge

GE announced a $200 million effort in crowdsourcing green innovation, the GE Ecomagination Challenge.  Running for ten weeks from July 13 through September 30, 2010, it is an open call for “breakthrough ideas to create a cleaner, more efficient and economically viable grid, and (to) accelerate the adoption of smart grid technologies” http://challenge.ecomagination.com/ct/a.bix?c=ideas.

While the language seems . . . → Read More: Crowdsourcing Green Innovation – The GE Ecomagination Challenge

The NYC Building Energy Efficiency Mandates

New York City

The Cleantech Corridor meeting highlighted the Bloomberg administration’s recently passed laws that will not only mandate energy efficiency measures but require that they be publicly available over the internet.  While other jurisdictions have passed related legislation, the scope of the NYC regulations combined with the number of buildings and size of the built environment . . . → Read More: The NYC Building Energy Efficiency Mandates