Must-Read Cleantech Stories from January 28-February 1, 2013

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Must-Read Cleantech Stories from January 28-February 1, 2013

Tech news from around the web you don't want to miss.

Storified by Jaymi Heimbuch· Thu, Jan 31 2013 10:29:43

Exclusive: Nest has raised another $80M, now shipping 40K+ thermostats a monthLearning thermostat maker Nest has closed on $80 million to keep growing, and we've heard it's shipping 40K to 50K thermostats per month....
I love this thing. I forgot to manually set it to away before leaving for work. I go to set it to away from my computer, but it already knew that we were gone for the day. #nest #setitandforgetitBrian Calma
Honeywell and Opower team up on smart energyBuilding on a partnership that first began in 2011, Honeywell and Opower introduced new technology this week that targets homeowners to j...
#powerlines #clouds #sky #blue #sunset #norway #chillM. Johanna
Can Obama Do for the Grid What Eisenhower Did for Highways?Building on earlier discussions of President Obama's options on energy and the environment, here's a " Your Dot" contribution from Lee C....
Nanoparticle Leads to World Record for Battery Storage | Plugged In, Scientific American Blog NetworkA new world record is in the books for battery technology. Thanks to a tiny particle resembling an egg yolk and shell, scientists have be...
Businesses showing more interest in renewable energy generationUK businesses are showing an increased level of interest in generating renewable energy from their own premises compared to 2011, accordi...
Oh bill, you're too funny. #billny #basicbitch #scienceisfun #bowtie #barium #silicon #carbon #bismuth #technetium #hydrogenKirstie Webster
Hydrogen and fuel cell sector to grow 26% annually to 2023The global fuel cell and hydrogen energy market is projected to be worth over $180m (£114m) in 2050 while revenues in the fuel cell secto...
Mystery surrounding the harnessing of fusion energy unlocked"It is remarkable that seemingly insignificant lithium depositions can profoundly influence the behavior of something as powerful as fusi...
Let there be light #solarpower #parentshouse #gogreen #Efficiency #resourceful #letsdothis #gogreen #sun #powerMaria Flores
$9 Million In New DOE Funding For "Big Data" Analytics To Spur Deployment, Reduce Costs Of Solar PVAs part of the Obama Administration's SunShot Initiative, the US Department of Energy (DOE) today (January 30) announced it will invest a...
Behold: New holographic-optic #solar module unveiled http://bit.ly/VxPfG8 #cleantechSolar Industry Mag
#water dropletDusty Glidewell
Water Demand for Energy to Double by 2035Marianne Lavelle and Thomas K. Grose Published January 30, 2013 The amount of fresh water consumed for world energy production is on trac...
An Incredibly Detailed Map Shows the Potential of Global Water Risks: Scientific AmericanA new tool from the World Resources Institute lets you see all the bad things that might stem from water, from droughts to floods and bey...
Desalination: Poised for 'internet scale' growth http://j.mp/127JfFH #watertech #cleantech #venturecapital @GPBullhound @shortellandreCleantech Investor
the brand new cleantech one in jtc's cleantech park (at jalan bahar) is taking the "green building" concept really seriously! / #green #architecture #cleantech #business #park #building #buildings #sky #clean #environment #technologies #nice #cutebufferbubble
In Big Tech, Bet on Companies That Seek a 'Better Way' | Wired Business | Wired.comConsumer internet companies are notorious for selling us something we don't really need, whether it's Foursquare telling us to check-in t...
Weak Supply Chain Commitment Undermines Climate Change EffortsHurricane Sandy, which brought devastation to New York, New Jersey, and large sections of the East Coast, resulted in significant losses ...

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