Engineers at Stanford University have run successful tests on a new solar conversion process that boasts efficiency upwards of 60% -- and potentially cheap enough to compete with oil.
California is building a zero-carbon city, Ford is staking its business future in electric and hybrid vehicles, and Iberdrola is planning to build Europe's largest on-shore wind farm.
These are just the macro announcements. There have be many other amazing discoveries and developments this week that could have lasting effects on the clean energy sector.
Scientists at Stanford University have found a way to harvest electricity directly from plant cells during algae photosynthesis.
Shawn Lesser of Sustainable World Capital believes that the cutting-edge clean energy start-up companies will come from the top cleantech universities.