A weekly green-tech sampling ranging from the Mississippi River to floating turbines at sea.
- Will the credit crunch cripple clean tech? | BusinessGreen
A handful of investors queried seem relatively sanguine on the prospect of a credit crunch in clean-tech investing. Worth watching as start-ups look to scale up.
- New England start-up seeks to tap the Mississippi for power | STLtoday
Free Flow Power is developing wave power generator to be attached at bottom of rivers, even under a bridge. via Earth2Tech
- Carbon Copy: Europe's Still Not Cutting Emissions | WSJ.com
Surprising and a bummer, as WSJ's Environmental Capital blog says: greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, supposedly a leader in climate change, continue to go up despite a carbon cap and trade regime. What's needed? Better numbers.
- Wind Power That Floats | Technology Review
Floating wind turbines are being pursued as a way to boost wind power and avoid NIMBY. The Tech Review checks in with Blue H's plans and technology.
- Clinton Calls for $1B in Cleantech Stimulus | Earth2Tech
Presidential candidate Clinton unveils a clean tech plan that focuses on tax incentives for investment in research and development for domestic green industries.
- Consumer cleantech market could hit $104B | Cleantech.com
Survey says: consumers like green tech even in their car purchases, but what constitutes green is still a bit murky.