Green Technology in 2015 and Beyond

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The sophistication and ubiquity of green technology is developing at an astounding pace. Here are a few of the new technologies that are just now coming onto the scene, and a few that that will be coming down the pipeline soon: Smart Home Technology People are already using their smartphones to adjust their thermostat and… Read more »


How to Find a Balance Between Management and Leadership in Green Tech

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Green tech is a fast paced and constantly evolving field that seems to undergo a sea change every five years. With change happening so rapidly, it’s easy to think that the field needs bold, innovative, forward thinking leaders. It does, but for the same reasons, it requires great managers too. If green tech is going… Read more »


State Policy is Key in Green Tech Job Growth

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As a green job seeker you are probably wondering – what is the primary factor driving job growth in this sector? Is it the changing face of environmentalism? Is private sector investment the largest creator of new opportunities? How much do federal policies affect green employment? All of those factors matter, but you might be… Read more »


State Policy Key in Green Tech Job Growth

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Individual state policies that encourage green tech and clean energy market development are key to green job growth.  In fact, they seem to have more impact than policies generated from the federal government, which seems to be trapped in a severe case of “policy paralysis”. For example, New Jersey is the second most solar-powered state… Read more »


How to Step into Your Career in California Green Tech

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Green jobs are cool, and they are growing.  Many people have discovered that a green lifestyle keeps them energized (because they feel that they are doing something to protect the environment) and healthier.  But can you turn this lifestyle into a vibrant career?  You sure can.  Here are four tips to help you do just… Read more »


Executive Energy Efficiency Trends this Year

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Energy efficiency will continue to have an effect on both residential and industrial energy consumption this year compared to 2013. 2013 was a good year.  During this last year, we saw: 1)    Greater acceptance of efficiency on the part of large commercial customers.  Almost ¾ of organizations had made it (either internally or publicly) a… Read more »


Top 5 LinkedIn Groups to Join as a Green Tech Pro

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Networking is a crucial component of your job search strategy, especially if you want to transition to a new job in the growing field of green technology.  One of the easiest and quickest ways to begin networking is to join a LinkedIn Group focused on this area.  Here are the top 5 LinkedIn Groups to… Read more »


Improve Your Green Tech Efficiency

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Cost-effectiveness screening is a critical part of the energy efficiency program planning process and there are well-established methodologies for conducting cost-effectiveness analysis. There are several different tests that evaluate cost-effectiveness from a variety of perspectives.  All of them compare the net present value (NPV) of the benefits of the energy efficiency resource with the net present… Read more »


Cleantech Prices to Remember

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Many companies are dependent on natural resources.  Costs are skyrocketing, due to global competition and the fact that these resources are finite. As a result, many companies are seeking out new technologies that can reduce their dependence upon these natural resources but also increase resource efficiencies and productivity and reduce waste and cost. Cleantech accomplishes… Read more »


Energy Efficiency is Good for Jobs

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Global competition is pushing the American manufacturing sector to become more energy efficient.  The recent recession took a significant toll on American manufacturers.  To successfully rebuild requires the efficient use of energy resources in American manufacturing. Efficiency and pollution regulations are not the bane of U.S. businesses; they can be the salvation. A McKinsey &… Read more »