Job Post: CleanTX Executive Director

By | Cleantech Jobs

New Job Opening: Executive Director CleanTX is a non-profit organization based in Austin Texas whose mission is to accelerate the growth of the cleantech industry in Texas through information exchange, thought leadership, and strategic partnerships. Founded in 2006, The CleanTX community encompasses over 250 companies and an active ecosystem of…

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Pecan Street Launches Texas’ First Grid-Connected Vehicle-to-Grid Research and Testing Center

By | Up and Coming Clean Technology

Energy research organization Pecan Street Inc. launched Texas’ first grid-tied vehicle-to-grid (V2G) testing center at its lab in Austin, Texas, turning electric vehicles into a dispatchable load shaving tool for the municipally-owned electric utility, Austin Energy. The V2G testing center is part of Austin SHINES, an Austin Energy project that is testing…

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Dissolvable Batteries: What Could They Mean for Recyclers?

By | Energy Storage + Smart Grid Technologies, Recycling + Waste Management

Batteries have long been a persistent headache for recyclers. They’re fire hazards, hard and expensive to break apart and their worth keeps dropping as cheaper ones evolve with fewer valuable materials. But one Iowa State University researcher has developed a technology that could someday make recyclers’ jobs easier and more…

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New Life for Old Solar Panels

By | Renewables

One large worry that many green energy fanatics have about solar panels is what happens to them after they get decommissioned? Sure, solar power is a great source of renewable energy, but what do we do after a panel is at the end of its warranty, cracked, or damaged? Resell…

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