Tag Archives: clean-energy

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: 11 wealthy families team up to invest in clean tech

Eleven wealthy families are now scouting for investment opportunities in the clean-energy sector – and the investment syndicate they’ve formed has already inked some deals. The Cleantech Syndicate was created in 2010 but only announced its formation late last month after it … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Clean-tech entrepreneurs gather to explore Illinois growth options

Leaders of Illinois’ “clean energy” movement gathered in Chicago yesterday and called more coherent state legislation and better financing opportunities as essential ingredients to attract growth in the renewable energy sector here. More than 100 clean-tech entrepreneurs, finance executives, policy … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Chicago startup aims to turn buildings into batteries

A local energy-efficiency technology startup is helping commercial property owners turn their buildings into batteries. Chicago-based Clean Urban Energy developed a software platform that enables buildings to store excess thermal energy in their own concrete and drywall and then tap it … Continue reading

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