Department of Energy, Chief of Staff, Brandon Hurlbut to participate in upcoming Los Angeles innovation events—drawing attention to the emerging Los Angeles cleantech cluster and to Caltech’s First Look West Business Plan Competition

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On December 7th and 8th, DOE Chief of Staff, Brandon Hurlbut, will present at two Los Angeles Clean Energy Innovation events: 1) The Los Angeles’s Cleantech Incubator’s Fostering the Cleantech Innovation in Los Angeles and 2) UCLA’s Accelerating Innovation in the Clean Energy Econo... [More]


Previous Rice Business Plan Competition Winner, ATDynamics, inspires Western Southwestern students to follow in their footsteps and develop innovative clean energy business plans

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2006 RBPC Grand Prize Winner, ATDynamics, is one of 133 companies who have launched their business after competing in the RBPC. Still in business today, and having raised nearly $400 million in funding, ATDynamics trailer aerodynamics technology is reducing the fuel consumption and associated greenh... [More]


Department of Energy Welcome!

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Welcome to the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition website and we’re excited to use this site to share information about the six DOE-selected Regional Cleantech Business Plan Competitions, highlight their accomplishments, and share stories about relevant events and news in clean te... [More]


Clean Energy Trust Announces 2012 Clean Energy Business Challenge and Expands Competition to Businesses across the Midwest Region

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  The Clean Energy Trust is currently accepting applications for the 2012 Clean Energy Challenge, to be held March 1 in Chicago. Now in its second year, the Clean Energy Challenge offers competition in two categories: Student and Early Stage. A $100,000 grand prize will be awarded in each div... [More]


California Institute of Technology’s First Look West Holding whiteboarding mixers preps student creativity

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FLoW is about to launch its site and open registration, and we’ve already got students from nine universities excited about applying. Our SoCal student e-clubs and business schools are jointly devising novel ways to bring the business and science sides together. They’ve begun holding whi... [More]


Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project to help kick-off the University of Maryland’s Atlantic Coast Conference Clean Energy Prize

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The ACC Clean Energy Challenge officially launches on December 2nd.   To celebrate this, the University of Maryland will hold a campus kick-off event featuring "An Inconvenient Truth" presentation from Al Gore's Climate Reality Project by Peter Kelley. In 2007, Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Priz... [More]