|States Take the Lead in Supporting Marine Energy Technology
August 18, 2011 by Jessica Morey
On Monday, August 15th, representatives from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, UMass Dartmouth, Massachusetts senate and the New England Marine Renewable Energy Center, marked the completion of the state’s first in-ocean tidal turbine test.
|Clean energy jobs are growing much faster than the rest of the economy; state policies are at the center of that growth
July 20, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
Last week, our friends at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program released an important report assessing the size and growth of the clean economy, “Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment.”
|Lighting Africa: A model that should be replicated in other clean energy technologies
July 11, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
Lighting Africa, a joint International Finance Corporation-World Bank initiative, is demonstrating the successful application of new innovation systems approaches to one of the most persistent energy access issues in the developing world: off-grid lighting.
|Extreme Weather and Power Outages: Distributed Clean Power Can Meet Emergency Needs
July 6, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
The tornadoes in the South and Midwest this spring, the recent unprecedented fires in the Southwest and the floods across the country once again showed how fragile our electric grid is and how dependent we are on it for our basic services.
|Turning Climate Tech Transfer on its Head
May 11, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
This week we released a new report on global climate innovation – the lessons learned from global innovation initiatives in other areas to create new directions for climate technology innovation, especially in developing countries.
|Innovation to Infrastructure: Clean Energy Without Cap and Trade
November 12, 2010 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford
With the failure of cap and trade in Washington and in international negotiations, it is time for a new strategy: clean energy pragmatism.