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Clean Energy Investment - Why Corporations Are Being Drawn to the Clean Energy Market Now

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Note: this article was updated in August 2022 to reflect recent changes in the industry.

The Global Clean Energy Investment Landscape

The cost of renewable energy continues to become more competitive with fossil fuels as LCOE drops. Following passage of tax cut legislation at the end of 2017, Greentech Media reports, "Much of the conversation in clean energy circles…has revolved around a potential shrinking of the tax equity market -- which accounts for between 40 percent and 60 percent of finance for individual solar and wind projects -- because of the reduction in value of renewables credits." According to Greentech Media, however, it appears that - so far at least -  corporate America is showing "continued interest in direct renewables investments." 

Topics: Clean Economy

Clean Energy Storage: Unlocking Power Grid Efficiency and Reliability

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Energy storage is a central, even crucial, component in the transition to a clean energy economy.

Topics: Clean Economy

Building a Successful Cleantech Company with Mark Bassett - Scaling Clean Ep. 3

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We're up with our third episode of Scaling Clean, where I spoke with former CEO of Hemlock Semiconductor, Mark Bassett. During his impressive tenure, Mark saw sales surge even in the face of the COVID recession. He’s worked most of his career in heavy, mature industries, including 11 years rising through the ranks of Dow Chemical.

Topics: Clean Economy Scaling Clean Podcast

How You Can Prepare for the New Wave in Clean Energy Communications

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It was fun to talk with Adam Torres of Mission Matters Media about how public relations is both serving and changing the way businesses interact with consumers.

Topics: Clean Economy Marketing & Communications Thought Leadership

Cleantech PR and Marketing Tips for Clean Economy Startups

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This article was updated in January 2021 to reflect the most recent industry developments.

We recently had the pleasure to go on the Growth Secrets Podcast with host Reade Milner. Reade runs an intriguing marketing consulting practice in Atlanta that helps a range of businesses market better.

Topics: Clean Economy Marketing & Communications Thought Leadership

Here’s the Latest on Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plans - Global Wind Capacity is Set to Double by 2027

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This article was updated in January 2021 to reflect the most recent industry updates.

A lot is going on in the booming wind power industry these days. Greentech Media reported on April 9 that “Global wind capacity is set to double by 2027, driven by a rush to capture tax subsidies in the U.S., the rise of emerging markets, and a coming surge for offshore wind.” In short, it’s an exciting time to be involved in the wind power industry, with positive news almost everywhere you look.

Topics: Clean Economy

2nd Ever Cleantech Podcasters Roundtable: Our Big Three Takeaways

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September 24th marked our 2nd ever Cleantech Podcasters Roundtable, and it was full of great insights from our seven guests. In case you missed it, here are our "B3Ps," or Big Three Points we took away from the conversation. And a bonus: each podcaster shares their dream interview + favorite episode of his/her show.

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Topics: Clean Economy Video Production Thought Leadership

Second-ever Cleantech Podcasters Roundtable, Episode 2

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Fellow cleantechers –
 
We’re back with the Cleantech Podcasters Roundtable, Episode 2.
 
Hosts of seven major clean economy podcasts have agreed to reconvene for a one-hour discussion tomorrow, this Friday. They’ll discuss the trends, leaders and companies they’re following, and make some predictions that will surprise listeners. They’ll also tell you how to most effectively approach them with ideas about topics and guests for their shows.
 
We’re honored the following editors have agreed to join us from 2-3 PM EST/11 AM – 12 PM PST this Friday, September 24. Yours truly will moderate the discussion among:

Topics: Clean Economy Thought Leadership

My Reflections On Tigercomm And The Cleantech Sector

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Nearly every independent analyst is forecasting that during the next three decades cleantech sectors – and solar in particular – will experience double-digit growth. For those who work in or follow these sectors closely, that’s probably not news to them. But for me, it’s been an honor to compete in those arenas for the past two decades – playing a role in getting to this point by serving a host of Tigercomm’s clients across solar, wind, energy storage, EVs and other sustainability-focused industries.

Topics: Clean Economy Company Announcements

Why Steer Into Rough Seas? Interviews With The Experts: Kris Ohleth

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Why Steer Into Rough Seas? Interviews With The Experts: Kris Ohleth

As part of our series of interviews with people leading community engagement for the U.S. offshore wind industry, we're delighted to have our friend, Kris Ohleth, join us.

Topics: Clean Economy Public Affairs Thought Leadership