Cleantech is dead. Long live Cleantech!

At the beginning of the cleantech era, every idealistic entrepreneur had a dream of the big idea.  Paradigm shifting, carbon saving, giant beating – these were big technologies with big futures and in a fast changing big new world.  Entire new industries were envisaged, new prime movers in energy conversion technologies, fuels, materials, geo-engineering and nano-particles.  It was all potential, all about creating a company with a big idea – I know, I started one.

And now?  Is cleantech dead?  Where are the big ideas?

» Read more