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Top 100 Cleantech Buzzwords to Know

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Tigercomm's Ultimate Cheat Sheet of 100 Cleantech Buzzwords


Cleantech is one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy, with over 1 million jobs created worldwide in 2014 alone.  This growth means the cleantech sector is pulling in engineers, finance experts, communication professionals, human resources heads, etc. from other industries. Entering a new position anywhere can be challenging, and the world of cleantech certainly has many terms of art.

Fortunately, the team at Tigercomm has just made it a little easier to “nail the learning curve” in the cleantech industry. Today, they are releasing a “cheat sheet” of "100 Cleantech Buzzwords to Know.” It includes words and acronyms like:

  • BIPV: Building-Integrated Photovoltaics
  • CdTe: Cadmium Telluride
  • CPP: Clean Power Plan
  • DER: Distributed Energy Resources
  • IOU: Investor Owned Utility
  • LCOE: Levelized Cost of Energy
  • NEM: Net energy metering
  • PACE: Property Assessed Clean Energy

That's just eight examples of terms you will almost certainly run across in the cleantech industry. If you want to find out more about them, along with 92 others (including definitions), you can download the entire "cheat sheet" by visiting HERE.  The folks at Tigercomm hope you find this helpful as you work to grow the cleantech economy.New Call-to-action