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I came across an interesting article today that discussed the amount of media coverage of cleantech, such as clean energy or water conservation, in comparison to how many venture capital (VC) deals that have taken place related to that field. Conducted by the Dow Jones, a survey found that there is a significant disconnect between the areas of cleantech that the media discusses and where...

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Power surges are killer, especially when it comes to electronics. An unprotected surge can easily damage equipment, more often than not, beyond repair. Lots of surge protection technology today revolves around metal oxide varistors (MOVs), which divert surges as they occur. With each surge, however, the lifespans of the MOVs decrease. Unfortunately, from the exterior of many surge protection devices, surges are not recorded nor...

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As I looked out the window this morning whilst sipping on some hot, freshly brewed tea, I saw snow remnants from the night before as I opened my laptop for my morning debriefing on current events. I found myself reading a Huffington Post article entitled, “UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres Urges Investors to Adopt Renewable Energy Technologies.” In a nutshell, she finds that our society...

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I was perusing the internet, as I often do, and I came across an article published on energy.gov. This particular article revolved around the newly announced Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit program (48C Program), which provides millions of dollars worth of tax incentives in an attempt to promote the manufacturing of more efficient technologies. Examples that stuck out from the article are an “eco-friendly gas...

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