[Updated 3/29, see below] An interesting footnote to a big, bad bankruptcy case in the cleantech world: The former A123 Systems, which fell into bankruptcy after huge stumbles in its business, has officially changed its name to B456 Systems.... Read more »
Thank you Boulder and Denver! We are extremely pleased to announce today the launch of Xconomy Boulder/Denver, the seventh bureau in our growing network of news sites covering the business of technology in key innovation clusters around the United States.... Read more »
[Corrected 3/27/13, 1:46 p.m. See below.] Nextek Power Systems is tucked away inside the NextEnergy building on Burroughs Street in Detroit, but don’t let its semi-hidden location fool you: Nextek is working on power supply issues with global implications,... Read more »
When Greenstart set up shop in San Francisco in 2011, it was the nation’s first accelerator dedicated to nurturing cleantech startups. Co-founder and managing partner Mitch Lowe said at the time that the organization’s mission was to fill a big gap... Read more »
San Diego’s digital health community was following a three-day hearing on health IT held in Washington D.C. The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations said it was focused on potential regulations and taxes on smartphones, tablets, mobile apps and other health-related... Read more »
San Diego-based Sapphire Energy says today it has agreed to supply crude oil produced from algae at its “Green Crude Farm” near Columbus, NM, under a new commercial agreement with Tesoro, the independent oil company based in San Antonio, TX.
Sapphire... Read more »
[Updated 3/15/13 2:45 pm. See below.] Sustainable Oils, formed in 2007 by Seattle’s Targeted Growth and Texas-based Green Earth Fuels with ambitious goals for producing camelina-based biodiesel, has been acquired by Global Clean Energy Holdings.
Targeted Growth “and the... Read more »
The broader American clean energy tech sector has been a real bummer over the past few years, with shrinking government support and big-name flameouts like A123 Systems.
Tod Hynes, president and founder of Boston’s XL Hybrids, wants you to know... Read more »
It’s no secret that we’re on a little bit of an expansion bender these days (hey there, Boulder/Denver), and our next hit is going to be a big one: Xconomy Texas.
With the combination of Houston’s first-class research hospitals... Read more »