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Clean Tech Profiles

  • Spotlight: Clean Tech Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    Better Your Business - A CNBC Special Report

    Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.

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  • Venture Capital Investment Strategy Changing Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:44 PM ET
    A "before and after" image that shows the Digital Lumens lighting system in use at the headquarters facility of Maines Paper and Food Service, Inc. located in Conklin, NY.

    Many investors are shifting funds from capital-intensive alternative-energy technologies, such as solar panels, to lower-cost ventures focused on energy efficiency and “smart grid” technologies that automate electric utility operations.

  • Clean Mining Yields Metals Bonanza Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:43 PM ET
    Simbol Materials and Geothermal Plant site at Salton Sea region, Ca.

    A California company can pull lithium, and other critical metals, out of the effluent water of geothermal power plants, removing the need to drill or blast for new resources the way miners typically do.

  • States Chase Clean Tech Dollars and Jobs
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:44 PM ET

    Even as certain tax credits and funding from Washington have dried up, U.S. states remain in competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.

  • The Greenest Power Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    In coming years, energy from waste-heat recovery systems could be the greenest power available, while letting more U.S. businesses squeeze extra energy out of their power bills.

  • 10 Large Clean-Tech Funds Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 4:07 PM ET
    Clean tech has become a major destination for investors, from venture capital firms to ordinary shareholders. The large and diverse sector, which covers everything from energy to transportation to construction, touches all sorts of industries and often blurs with other areas. Clean tech, like green, was once closely associated with the socially responsible investing movement, but its sheer size today, has created a wealth of investment vehicles in alternative, as well as concepts such as energy

    As clean-tech investing can be volatile, investment strategists generally advise dipping into this space as part of a larger, diversified portfolio plan. Here’s a look at the largest funds, based on market capitalization.

  • 9 Emerging-Market, Clean-Tech Plays Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 9:20 AM ET
    Emerging economies have been moving into clean technology and green energy at a pace that would surprise many. A recent , produced with the Boston Consulting Group identified some  profiting handsomely from sustainability. For example, Brazilian cosmetics giant Natura awards bonuses based on contributions to the company’s financial, environmental and social targets. Indian agriculture manufacturer Jain Irrigation Systems encourages farming practices that maximizes crop yields with less water. "N

    Emerging economies have been moving into clean technology and green energy at a pace that would surprise many.

  • Most Luxurious Electric Cars Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 5:16 PM ET
    While they’ve attracted a dedicated following of enthusiasts, electric cars are still carving out their niche and flirting with the mainstream. However, there are enough models now in production that we can single out some of the more luxurious examples. To do so, we consulted John Filiss, Publisher of the online automotive resource .  The resulting list runs the gamut from sporty electric vehicles to luxury sedans to recreation vehicles. The list also includes one concept car that doesn’t yet e

    While they’ve attracted a dedicated following, electric cars are still carving out their niche and flirting with the mainstream. Here are some eye-popping models.

  • Poll: Clean Tech the Next Internet? Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    Better Your Business - A CNBC Special Report

    There's a lot of hope —and hype —about clean tech, as more businesses, big and small, new and old, look to get ahead in the fast-growing sector.

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  • Webinar: Going Green Without Going Broke Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 5:07 PM ET
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    Register here for the CNBC Webinar 'Go Green Without Going Broke.'  It will be live online at 11 am ET on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. 

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