Clean Technology

Clean technology industry segments include:

  • Energy Generation: wind, solar, hydro/marine, biofuels, geothermal, other;
  • Energy Storage: fuel cells, advanced batteries, hybrid systems;
  • Energy Infrastructure: management, transmission;
  • Energy Efficiency: lighting, buildings, glass, other;
  • Transportation: vehicles, logistics, structures, fuels;
  • Water & Wastewater: water treatment, water conservation, wastewater treatment;
  • Air & Environment: cleanup/safety, emissions control, monitoring/compliance, trading & offsets;
  • Materials: nano, bio, chemical, other;
  • Manufacturing/Industrial: advanced packaging, monitoring & control, smart production;
  • Agriculture: natural pesticides, land management, aquaculture; and
  • Recycling & Waste: recycling, waste treatment.

Alternatives & Renewables Facts

  • Inexhaustible, domestic resources as well as sources such as geothermal, solar hydropower and wind energy
  • 9th in the nation for total solar capacity
  • 15th in the nation for installed wind capacity
  • 9th for new wind installations in 2012

Resource Guides

Pennsylvania Clean Energy Resource Guide - Federal and State Incentives to Encourage Energy Efficiency and Save Businesses Money (Source: Small Business Majority)

Clean Edge is research and advisory firm devoted to the clean-tech sector. They publish many reports on the clean technology trends and highlights.  Review the 2013 Clean Energy Trends report here.

Energy Innovation Portal

The Energy Innovation Portal from the U.S. Department of Energy is a site that links energy technologies with market opportunities. Find information on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies available for licensing developed by U.S. Department of Energy laboratories and participating research institutions.

Energy Incentives

Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) with specific listings by clicking here.