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A Career in Cleantech is What Helps Me Sleep at Night

Happy 2015! As we head into the New Year, we’ll be kicking off a new blog series to share the stories, inspiration and challenges of cleantech visionaries in Fremont. We’ll also showcase some of the Bay Area’s most knowledgeable industry experts. We first…
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Fremont’s Economic Ecosystem, and a Tale of Two English Universities

I was intrigued by Mayor Harrison’s recent blog article that outlines important themes for innovation growth. For those of us who research and follow economic ecosystems, Mayor Harrison’s article was spot-on. For the lay person, the discussion is always c…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/02/fremonts-economic-ecosystem-and-tale-two-english-universities

Energy. Innovation. We’re There.

Earlier this month, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s arpa-e Energy Innovation Summit, more than 2,000 technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts, and government thought leaders gathered to discuss America’s most pressing energy issues. Th…
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Energy Efficiency 2.0

Energy efficiency (EE) benefits are well-known. States like California have used aggressive EE policies and standards impacting appliances to building envelopes, and it's been a successful strategy to reduce per capita energy consumption. But EE itself i…
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Building the Connective Tissue of the Cleantech Innovation System

We thought it would be fitting to wrap up our cleantech Q&A series by catching up with Jeff Anderson, managing director of California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), a groundbreaking public-private partnership that aspires to quicken the deployment of clean e…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/05/building-connective-tissue-cleantech-innovation-system

Key Industry Profiles: Fremont is Creating Devices that Promote a Greener and Healthier Planet

To date, nearly 40 clean tech firms have put down roots in Fremont, including the likes of Solar City, Imergy, and Soraa. And, of course, Tesla. As the anchor tenant in the Warm Springs Innovation District, the all-electric vehicle maker is manufact…
g What it Means to be a Silicon Valley City Clean Tech To date… nearly 40 clean tech firms have put down roots in Fremont…ident that Fremont is home to this flurry of clean tech activity. The broad array of locally grown http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/10/key-industry-profiles-fremont-creating-devices-promote-greener-and-healthier-planet

Welcome to Silicon Valley! L.A. Cleantech Incubator Opens New Office in Our Backyard

The Northern vs. Southern California rivalry may seem natural in some instances (Lakers vs. Warriors anybody?), but does not apply when it comes to cleantech innovation. As a Bay Area cleantech hub, Fremont recognizes the value of partnerships in this in…
is a renowned innovation hub for early stage clean technologies. Building on their success in south… What are you seeing as the latest trends in clean technologies http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/01/welcome-silicon-valley-l-cleantech-incubator-opens-new-office-our-backyard

#WeAreTheFix! Celebrating Global Cleantech Innovation

Each year for more than a decade, Cleantech Open (CTO) has celebrated the graduation of a new cohort of cleantech entrepreneurs from its accelerator program. For its 11th Global Forum, the world’s largest cleantech innovation network celebrated in San Fr…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2017/02/wearethefix-celebrating-global-cleantech-innovation

Cleantech Open West Highlights California’s Cleantech Leadership in 2017 Western Region Showcase

Last week, we partnered with the Cleantech Open to host its 2017 Western Region Awards & Innovation Showcase, the culmination of Cleantech Open’s annual accelerator program in the West.
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