22 October 2010

Green Skeptic Friday LinkFest - 10/22/10

Sign of Good Things to Come in Philly
My apologies for neglecting the LinkFest last week.  Will try to make up for it here.

First up, Jeff St. John of GigaOm with a story on GridPoint, "the smart grid company with a lot of funding, and a lot to prove," replacing its CEO: GridPoint.

Andrew Winston in Harvard Business Review wrote about Google Doing What the Government Can't: .

And more on Google's shift from trying to find cleantech breakthroughs to financing mega projects.

In Philly, Viridity Energy got some props in the Inquirer for its efforts to reshape how firms buy and use electricity.

I was at the Cleantech Group's Cleantech Forum New York, where it announced the 2010 Global Cleantech 100.

Tom Friedman of The New York Times wrote about the case for energy technology investment,while Teryn Norris asked "Can Conservatives Support Clean Energy Innovation Policy?" in The Energy Collective.

CleanTechies blog featured an interview with Jigar Shah, CEO of the Carbon War Room on Why Entrepreneurs Are Flocking to Energy.

On the Sustainability front, Tilde Herrera in GreenBiz.com listed 10 Things to Know About Engaging Suppliers for Green Programs.

And finally, one of the things that's been keeping me busy this week, is the US launch of one my clients here in Philadelphia: Mark Group home-energy firm to locate in Philadelphia Navy Yard.
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