The clean tech revolution : the next big growth and investment opportunity (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The clean tech revolution : the next big growth and investment opportunity

Author: Ron Pernick; Clint Wilder
Publisher: New York : Collins, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Developing clean technologies is no longer a social issue championed by environmentalists; it's a moneymaking enterprise moving solidly into the business mainstream. In fact, as the economy faces unprecedented challenges from high energy prices, resource shortages, and global environmental and security threats, clean tech--technologies designed to provide superior performance at a lower cost while creating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pernick, Ron.
Clean tech revolution.
New York : Collins, ©2007
(DLC) 2007298132
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Pernick; Clint Wilder
ISBN: 9780060896232 006089623X
OCLC Number: 1103280040
Notes: "Discover the top technologies & companies to watch"--Jacket.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 308 pages)
Responsibility: Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder.
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Developing clean technologies is no longer a social issue championed by environmentalists; it's a moneymaking enterprise moving solidly into the business mainstream. In fact, as the economy faces unprecedented challenges from high energy prices, resource shortages, and global environmental and security threats, clean tech--technologies designed to provide superior performance at a lower cost while creating significantly less waste than conventional offerings--promises to be the next engine of economic growth. Here, authors Pernick and Wilder identify the major forces that have pushed clean tech from utopian dream to a revolution in corporate boardrooms, on Wall Street trading floors, and in government offices around the globe. By highlighting eight major clean-tech sectors--solar energy, wind power, biofuels and biomaterials, green buildings, personal transportation, the smart grid, mobile applications, and water filtration--they uncover how investors, entrepreneurs, and individuals can profit from this next wave of technological innovation.--From publisher description.

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