Reflections on “Effective Clean Tech Investing”

  Russell Read, PhD, CFA Senior Advisor to the Mountain Pacific Group     John Preston, MBA Managing Partner of TEM Capital     Russell and John are the authors of Chapter 11, “Effective Clean Tech Investing,” in Environmental Alpha: Institutional Investors and Climate Change.   Since the publication of our chapter “Effective Clean Tech Investing” over half a decade …

Vortex Bladeless: Spanish Start-up Innovates Wind Energy

Mimi Reichenbach 9/16/15 If wind turbines were considered disruptive technology, Vortex Bladeless is set to disrupt the disrupters. This summer, the Madrid-based start-up announced a new wind turbine, the “Vortex.” The Vortex differs dramatically in structure from current turbines. Most notably, it does not have any blades. The turbine instead generates energy from an oscillating effect, perhaps making it more …