Interesting developments that could have an impact on clean energy businesses.

Win a $10,000 Zero Net Energy Building Award!

Think your house is the best Zero Net Energy building in the Northeast? 
 
You could win $10,000! The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), a membership organization with a mission to advance the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the Built Environment, is on the search for this year’s $10,000 Zero Net Energy Building Award. They’re looking for the […]

Your Invitation –> NESEA Building Energy Trade Show Discount, Startup Alley, Building Energy Masters Series Meetup

Next week is the Building Energy Conference. I’m going to be there, and there’s going to be a lot of fun things happening. I’ve gone to the NESEA show ever year since I was 16, and my buddy Gilbert from Maine will be driving down. It will be fun to hang out with a bunch […]

By |February 26th, 2014|Categories: Noteworthy News, Solar, Startups and Entrepreneurship, Zero Net Energy Homes||

Interview with Jason Riback, Co-founder of Vulume

I don’t build buildings, but a lot of my colleagues and customers do. So I spend a lot of time at building conferences, reading about buildings, and listening to the most knowledgeable people in the industry teach the skills and concepts for buildng better. When my friend Jason Riback sent me an email about the […]

Success Begets Success: Why Your Trip to Ball State’s GeoCon is a Great Investment in the Future of Your Business

I’m not a fisherman, but I have plenty of stories about the one that got away.  Big, fantastic opportunities don’t come along frequently, so they tend to catch us off guard.  Ball State is the one that didn’t get away.  3,600 bore holes, $88 million spent, 8% ROI, 2,300 new jobs created, $2 million reduction […]

Two Things You Should Know About the Michigan Solar Industry

The Open PV Project ranks Michigan as the 28th best state for solar PV with 7.09 MW of installed capacity.  Here are two things you might not know about the Michigan solar industry if you’re not spending a lot of time in the state:
#1 – Michigan Solar Installed capacity is going to double fast

Last week […]