Congratulations to Our Regional Competitors

clock May 14, 2012 10:25
Congratulations to our regional competitors— and our six finalists—in the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competitions! Also, there's more good news from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and that there are now even more tools to help entrepreneurs and innovators connect with technologies. [More]


Student-led companies impress experts at the 2012 Clean Energy Challenge in Chicago

clock March 9, 2012 14:35
The Clean Energy Trust (CET) is pleased to announce that NuMat Technologies, a materials-based startup from Northwestern University in Illinois, captured top honors at the 2012 Clean Energy Challenge. The company received the $100,000 grand prize sponsored by the Department of Energy and a $10,000 s... [More]


ARPA-E and NCEBPC: Innovating to Create America’s Clean Energy Future

clock March 6, 2012 17:09
“Pound for pound, dollar for dollar, activity for activity, it is hard to find a thing the United States has done that is more effective than ARPA-E”, stated Fred Smith, FedEx Chairman and CEO at the Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E) Summit last week. These are bright ac... [More]


Drumming up cleantech entrepreneurial interest…the MIT way

clock February 23, 2012 15:07
The MIT Clean Energy Prize (MIT CEP) held its Boston spring kickoff event on February 2nd at Greentown Labs, one of Boston’s leading clean tech incubators. The event was a success with over one hundred guests, ranging from university students to CEOs of startup companies. Because this function... [More]


ACC Clean Energy Challenge – March Madness Update

clock February 23, 2012 15:04
As the entry deadline of March 23rd approaches, the ACC Clean Energy Challenge is pleased to announce the participation of leading corporations and venture capital organizations. SAIC, Bechtel and Lockheed Martin, corporate leaders in the Clean Energy space, have agreed to serve as competition spons... [More]


As application deadline approaches, First Look West (FLoW) announces the participation of VC firms and additional finalist awards.

clock February 13, 2012 13:39
FLOW DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2012 First Look West (FLoW), the leading clean energy business plan competition for university students in the West, is excited to announce increased participation from Venture Capital Firms and new opportunities for competition finalists. Through FLoW’s extensive... [More]


Clean Energy Trust’s Finalists Announced: An Impressive Bunch

clock January 20, 2012 12:50
From the Clean Energy Trust, we’re excited to announce the competition’s finalists: an impressive group of Midwestern teams representing a broad range of clean energy sector technologies (from waste-to-energy solutions and biofuels to solar cells and eco-dumpsters). In all, we received a... [More]


CU Cleantech Webinar Highlights NREL Commercialization Resources

clock January 5, 2012 14:42
Located just 30 miles away from the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) -- the Department of Energy’s (DOE) primary energy efficiency and renewable energy laboratory-- the CU Cleantech New Venture Challenge is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the lab’s many technology commercial... [More]


ACC Clean Energy Challenge: Registration Now Open

clock January 5, 2012 14:37
Aspiring clean energy entrepreneurs attended the kick-off event for the ACC Clean Energy Challenge at the University of Maryland on December 2nd.  Peter Kelly, from the Climate Reality Project impressed upon attendees the need for developing alternate energy sources (http://vimeo.com/33168616).... [More]


Scaling the entrepreneurial spirit: MIT is pleased to announce a growing network of partnerships across the Northeast region

clock December 6, 2011 13:16
The MIT Clean Energy Prize is forming strong ties with partner universities and organizations throughout the Northeast in order to create an inclusive and representative competition that capitalizes on regional strengths in clean energy innovation. The MIT CEP is pleased to announce partnerships wit... [More]