Additional energy innovation resources

The City of Angels Boasts its Green Economy

Early last month, 400 attendees from business, government and academia gathered to see how and why Los Angeles is a leader in the cleantech sector. As Ian Harris, from Partnerships at Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, states “L.A. has all of the right building blocks that are necessary to build a thriving and strong clean technology ecosystem.” See how cleantech innovations excel in California and abroad.

Clean Energy Economic Development Series

Collaborative Economics prepared a series of reports for EDF highlighting economic development strategies from three states that have been successful at building a clean energy economy.

Energy Innovation Blogs

Energy Innovation Organizations

  • American Energy Innovation Council

    Fosters strong economic growth, create jobs in new industries, and reestablish America’s energy technology leadership through robust, public and private investments in the development of clean energy technologies.


    Includes articles about the energy sector’s evolution and includes growing trends to hypothesize where it will be tomorrow:

    Science Innovations

    Highlights emerging technologies and entrepreneurs in the energy sector.

    Energy Technologies

    Highlights its favorite cutting-edge technologies introduced at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit Technology Showcase.

  • Alliance to Save Energy

    Promotes energy efficiency worldwide through research, education and advocacy. They regularly post articles and videos about new technologies and policies contributing to energy innovation.

  • Energy Innovation’s Library

    Reports about energy technology and policy with regular updates.

  • Honest Buildings

    Seeks to accelerate the adoption of high performance buildings through their innovative social networking platform.

  • Rocky Mountain Institute

    Includes articles about new technologies, suggestions and policy changes related to renewable energy and energy efficiency.

  • NASA’s Energy Innovations Blog

    Focuses on new studies and innovative energy technologies.

  • Environmental Energy Technologies Division

    Keeps readers up to date with energy efficiency improvements, policies and resources.

  • Solar Energy Industries Association

    Tracks the latest coverage solar research, trends, technologies, and more.

  • Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

    Focuses on technology and economic issues relating to energy.


    Acts as a leading voice for energy policy for the Southeast.

  • Cleantech Open

    Runs the world’s largest accelerator for cleantech startups; the organization finds, funds and fosters entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges.