With so many developments to track in the Clean Tech space, it’s impossible to know what progress is being made, and where.  What’s more, there are SO many podcasts covering SO many different aspects of the renewable energy industry, it’s easy to get lost, burnt-out or simply complacent.   That’s why we’ve posed a challenge to ourselves…to interview leaders from  Clean Edge and the Nasdaq’s  CELS “Top 50” clean tech companies over the next 50 weeks,   Can it be done?  Stay tuned.   

The Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy Index (CELS) is a modified market capitalization-weighted index designed to track the performance of companies that are manufacturers, developers, distributors, and/or installers of clean-energy technologies.  

Clean Edge Green Energy Index Components (Last updated September 2023).

Over the next 50 weeks, WattsNewz will be conducting weekly video podcast interviews with leaders from the CELS Top 50 clean tech companies.   Watch this space, as we tee-up the first one.

  • Chart: The US clean energy backlog is getting bigger and bigger April 19, 2024
    Energy developers are more eager than ever to build new solar, wind, and battery projects in the U.S. As of December 2023, proposed projects encompassing nearly 2,600 gigawatts (GW) — or 2.6 tera watts — were making their way through the series of studies and steps required to plug into the power grid, according to…
  • All that e-waste is full of metals that could be recycled for clean tech April 19, 2024
    This story was first published by Grist . To build all of the solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicle batteries, and other technologies necessary to fight climate change, we’re going to need a lot more metals . Mining those metals from the earth creates damage and pollution that threaten ecosystems and…
  • US awards $28M for cutting-edge tech to clean up iron and steel April 18, 2024
    A new infusion of federal funding will support some of the most cutting-edge efforts to decarbonize the dirty steel industry. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Energy selected 13 projects in nine states to receive a total of $28 million through its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The initiative…
  • This new tool makes it easier to crunch the costs of energy upgrades April 18, 2024
    A new free tool for contractors and other energy professionals aims to pin down the economic and climate benefits of electrifying homes and commutes — a calculation typically hard to come by. While figuring out the upfront costs of upgrades such as heat pumps is routine for energy pros, estimating their impact on…
  • This boat runs on 100% renewables. Can it help clean up bigger ships? April 17, 2024
    NEW YORK CITY — Climbing aboard the Energy Observer requires actually climbing on and over an array of cutting-edge clean energy solutions. The French research vessel recently arrived at a small Manhattan marina on the Hudson River. For the past seven years, Energy Observer has traveled around the world, serving as…

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