Clean Tech

September 24, 2012

Cleantech Investor Tom Rand on Parallels of California and Canada's Clean Tech Markets & Government Initiatives

Tom Rand, Cleantech Practice, Lead Advisor at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Canada, discusses how markets are beginning to reflect the realities of climate change and what parallels exist between cleantech investment in California and Canada. Rand notes that industries across all sectors, from mining to forestry to manufacture, will have to plan carefully to reduce carbon emissions as part of staying flexible with an economy responding to climate change.

September 4, 2012

Trammell Crow Finally Acquires LA City’s Old Crown Coach Site

Interview with Brad Cox, Director, Sr. Managing at the Trammell Crow Company, on Trammell Crow's plans to develop a cleantech manufacturing center in downtown Los Angeles after recently acquiring the land from the CRA/LA successor agency.

July 29, 2019

PropTech: Blueprint Power's Robyn Beavers on Turning Buildings into Power Plants

Robyn Beavers, CEO of Blueprint Power, discusses the emerging intersection between the real estate and clean tech industries that could propel building decarbonization efforts while providing significant revenue streams to building owners.

April 15, 2019

VX 2019: Commercializing Carbon-to-Value Innovations

In this VX2019 Panel, Christine Harada, Bob Savage, Marcius Extavour, and Jim McDermott examine the challenge of commercializing innovative “carbon-to-value” technologies and their potential to transform industries, policy regimes, and climate action paradigms.

September 22, 2017

Technology Disruptions Needed to 'Unlock' Clean Energy Economy 

Varun Sivaram speaks about the need to fund low-carbon energy innovation and what California can learn from abroad.

September 20, 2016

Tom Steyer on the Future of California’s Clean Energy Economy & US Climate Policy

Clean energy champion Tom Steyer comments on the importance of the passage of CA Senate Bill 32 for cleantech investors and the low-carbon economy.

October 8, 2014

Jon Slangerup: POLB’s Capital Investments & Clean Tech Innovations

The Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Long Beach delves into the logistical and technological hurdles he faces.

March 20, 2012

VerdeXchange 2012: Global Models for Fostering Cleantech Innovation and Commercialization

TPR offers the following excerpts from a 2012 VerdeXchange panel. As LA looks to expand its economic base through its own CleanTech Incubator (LACI), how can we learn from other efforts to grow business opportunities across the globe?

February 1, 2012

VerdeXchange 2012: Scaling Up Clean Tech in California and Canada

Cecilia Estolano, Celine Bak, and Robert Hertzberg discuss the trajectories of the clean tech industry at January's VerdeXchange Conference. What can California learn from Canada? And vice versa?

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