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The Cleantech Open: It’s Not Our First Cleantech Rodeo

When the opportunity to host The Cleantech Open Western Region Finals came up, we jumped on it. After all, the City of Fremont is no stranger to cleantech. In fact, we’d consider the cleantech sector a rather close friend. We’ve overcome the Solyndra…
When the opportunity to host The Cleantech Open Western Region Finals came up… the City of Fremont is no stranger to cleantech. In fact…d consider the cleantech sector a rather close friend. We http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/10/cleantech-open-its-not-our-first-cleantech-rodeo

Silicon Valley City Drives Down The Road Toward Sustainability

The City of Fremont has made a number of local headlines this month for reports on the high number of electric vehicle owners living within its boundaries. With a population of 221,986, Fremont holds 14.3 percent of Alameda County’s 1,554,720 residents. B…
which posted on CleanTechnica on March 20…cleantechnica.com http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/03/silicon-valley-city-drives-down-road-toward-sustainability

Our Favorite Blogs Part 1: Cleantech

Now that we are content creators in the local economic development realm, we have a growing appreciation for our “blog buddies” who are creating original content to cultivate interest, compile facts and stories, and to weave a compelling narrative around …
starting this week with cleantech. 1. Cleantechnica…the No. 1 cleantech Cleantechnica organizes itself into a few major catego… 3. Cleantech Open http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/04/our-favorite-blogs-part-1-cleantech

Leading the ‘Charge’ for California’s Energy Storage EcoSystem

One of the most critical challenges we face in transitioning to a clean energy economy is having the ability to capture and store energy so we can use it anytime, anywhere. So, about 18 months ago, Berkeley Lab and CalCEF began to work together to answer…
thinking city. We collaborated with Cleantech Open and the City of Fremont on … a Cleantech Open business briefing in the heart of Fremo http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/05/leading-charge-californias-energy-storage-ecosystem

Batteries Included: Understanding Energy Storage

California’s rapid emergence as a hotbed of innovation in energy storage -- one of the wonkiest sectors of the already wonky smart grid is noteworthy. The market for energy storage has been supercharged by the California’s world-leading policy to mandate…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/06/batteries-included-understanding-energy-storage

The Economics of Energy Savings – Fremont as a Case Study

It seems that we are finally seeing a shift in the long-held view that economic development and sustainability goals are mutually exclusive. At WattzOn, we’ve been asking the question: “What if energy savings programs were directly tied to economic develo…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/07/economics-energy-savings-fremont-case-study

Look Who ‘Scooted’ Into Town! Q and A With GenZe

As a hotbed for electric vehicle technology and home to the most EV Drivers in the Bay Area, Fremont is excited to welcome a new member to its EV ecosystem. Mahindra GenZe is pioneering a sleek new electric two-wheeler and once you learn more about it, w…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/08/look-who-scooted-town-q-and-genze

Recap of Experience Electric - The Better Ride Event at Pacific Commons

As the East Bay’s electric vehicle capital, the City of Fremont is proud to have hosted a very successful electric vehicle ride-and-drive event on Saturday, August 9 at the Pacific Commons Shopping Center. With nearly 300 electric vehicle test drives and …
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/08/recap-experience-electric-better-ride-event-pacific-commons

Cleantech Continues to Thrive in Fremont: Cleantech Open 2014 Western Regional Awards

Last week, Fremont hosted the Cleantech Open’s 2014 Western Regional Awards for the second year in a row. The two-day event was packed with innovative ideas, riveting speakers, comments from thought leaders, stimulating discussions, and tours of Fremont-b…
Fremont hosted the Cleantech Open…based cleantech companies…minded cleantech innovators and 30… cleantech startups from across the western region…and incubators whose sole mission is to help cleantech entrepreneurs succeed. 4. The afternoon http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/10/cleantech-continues-thrive-fremont-cleantech-open-2014-western-regional-awards

“Cleantech Comeback” Conversation Reaffirms Fremont’s Enduring Strategy

When Lindsey Gilpin recently posted her article, “10 Reasons Why Cleantech Made a Comeback in 2014,” on Tech Republic, it was tough for us not to say, “I told you so!” Through the ups and (more recent deep dives) downs, Fremont has steadfastly pursued a r…
10 Reasons Why Cleantech Made a Comeback in 2014… Fremont was proud to partner with the Cleantech Open and CalCharge to host …r Fremont. Not many other cities can boast a cleantech company as its largest employer. Tesla is a http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/12/cleantech-comeback-conversation-reaffirms-fremonts-enduring-strategy