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Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014

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U.S., India establish $100 million green-tech fund

Public and privately matched funding offered for joint green-tech research, development projects.

By May 26, 2011

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Why green-tech start-ups depend on big business

Corporate partners are vital to nurturing innovations from green-tech start-ups and giving them the gravitas they need to scale beyond niche products.

By August 4, 2011

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Former RIM CEO to lead Canadian agency on green tech

Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, is appointed to chair of Sustainable Development Technology Canada.

By June 25, 2013

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Once booming, green-tech investing shifts down

The latest venture capital numbers show a pullback from green tech, reflecting the challenging funding environment for green-tech start-ups.

By July 20, 2011

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Green-tech incubator seeks 'fast' start-ups

Greenstart is looking to act as an accelerator for green-tech start-ups that can essentially be up-and-running in about six months.

By June 8, 2011

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Newest Apple-inspired product is...two cups and a string?

Apple fans who want only the finest in communications fidelity should skip the iCups, but Apple fans who want a good laugh will find plenty to like.

By September 11, 2014

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Green-tech VCs suffer from social-media 'deal envy'

Cleantech Group CEO says green-tech investors at diversified venture capital firms are facing more competition for attention from social media and Internet deals.

By March 31, 2011

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Bill Gates investing in Vinod Khosla green-tech fund

Microsoft's chairman is getting "exposure" to clean energy technology start-ups through the $1 billion Khosla Fund.

By January 25, 2010