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Mariah Lichtenstern – Tech Funding Equity

Mariah Lichtenstern – Tech Funding Equity

At the intersection of technology, entertainment, and venture capital, our guest Mariah Lichtenstern accelerates positive social, economic, and environmental impact through entrepreneurship. Mariah is the Founding Partner of DiverseCity Ventures and Managing Director of the Founder Institute, Sacramento Chapter. An alumna of UC Berkeley, USC, and UCLA, she is a member of UCLA Ventures, and serves as an advisor for CalSEED CleanTech Fund, Berkeley SkyDeck, Village Capital Finance Forward US, and the Yale School of Medicine’s Digital Innovation and Diversity Initiative

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, Stoel Rives,

Greenberg Traurig LLP, BlueTech Valley,

Buchalter, Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

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Emerging Opportunities Discussion with V. John White, Exec Director of CEERT

Emerging Opportunities Discussion with V. John White, Exec Director of CEERT

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing V. John White, the 30-year veteran Executive Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology (CEERT).  CEERT has been in the lead on many of the regulatory and legislative changes that have pushed clean tech forward in the state, really a remarkable record.  Check them out at www.ceert.org.  
We talked about new frontiers in incentives and rule changes in the clean tech markets which give insight into where startups may want to be focusing their efforts.  We talked about more sophisticated demand management, the role of CCAs, the rise of the “Distribution System Operator” as an organization to deal with the complexities of local procurement, and the need for more ways to match supply and demand.  It was a great session, and one we will likely continue in the future. 

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, BlueTech Valley,

Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz, Revrnt

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

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To Do with Empower Energy Presented Cool Gen 3 Storage Device

To Do with Empower Energy Presented Cool Gen 3 Storage Device

Ezra Beeman, CEO of Empower Energy, in today’s To-Do gave a master class in the hard knocks involved in introducing innovative hardware in a very competitive market.  They have had to make some major pivots as they learned on-the-fly.  They currently are focused on introducing products in Australia where incentives are more generous for customers to add home storage.  He provided a lot of descriptions of the features of his current system, offering some clever insights.   

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, Stoel Rives,

Greenberg Traurig LLP, BlueTech Valley,

Buchalter, Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

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Green Drinks Panel on Social Equity

Green Drinks Panel on Social Equity

Tuesday evening July 14 a few leaders of the community came together at a Sacramento Green Drinks virtual meeting to discuss the nexus between the Environmental movement and Social Equity concerns. The panel consisted of Nailah Pope- Harden, Arianne Ortegaray, Paul Willis, and Logan Dreher.  Check out CleanStart Associate Saraia Jackson’s Blog.

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, Stoel Rives,

Greenberg Traurig LLP, BlueTech Valley,

Buchalter, Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

Follow us on Social Media to keep upto date!

CleanStart Todos with Weintraub Tobin talking about PPP

CleanStart Todos with Weintraub Tobin talking about PPP

To Do’s guests, Weintraub Tobin attorneys Andrew D. McCarthy and Aman Badyal, will discuss Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. Weintraub Tobin COVID-19 Resource Hub, with articles, blog posts, and webinars related to Labor and Employment, Stimulus and Tax (such as the PPP), Real Estate, and Intellectual Property.

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, Stoel Rives,

Greenberg Traurig LLP, BlueTech Valley,

Buchalter, Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

Follow us on Social Media to keep upto date!

EY talks taxes at CleanStart Todos

EY talks taxes at CleanStart Todos

Ernst & Young‘s senior tax manager, Casey Tanner, will explain how startup companies can keep their tax and financial statement house clean.

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, Stoel Rives,

Greenberg Traurig LLP, BlueTech Valley,

Buchalter, Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

Follow us on Social Media to keep upto date!

CleanStart ToDos with Grid Alternatives

CleanStart ToDos with Grid Alternatives

Our guest is Arianne Ortegaray, corporate and community relations officer at GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit national leader in helping low-income communities and disadvantaged communities nationwide get access to clean, affordable energy and livable wage jobs in the renewable energy industry.

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, Stoel Rives,

Greenberg Traurig LLP, BlueTech Valley,

Buchalter, Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

Follow us on Social Media to keep upto date!

Todos with Erik Stokes of the CEC

Todos with Erik Stokes of the CEC

Our guest is Erik Stokes, Chief of the Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office for the California Energy Commission (CEC). Erik will discuss the CEC and California’s Clean Tech Economy.

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SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD 2030 Board Meeting

SMUD voted to approve their 2030 plan. Make sure you read the Full Plan and Connect with SMUD. Here is the full board meeting Presentation ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses,...

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

Green Products Creating Disposal and Recycling Challenges

What is one of the leading threats to the spread of solar PV installations in the US?  The lack of a good way to deal with old or broken panels from existing installations.  Fifty thousand tons of these are piling up in warehouses in the absence of a better solution. ...

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

Software to Help in Solar + Storage Projects

On Friday, January 15 at our Perspectives discussion, the crowd heard from Enact Systems CEO Deep Chakraborty (https://enact-systems.com/) about its software platform to expand sales, design well-performing systems, and manage the installations.  Enact is technology-...

CleanStart Sponsors

Weintraub | Tobin, EY, Stoel Rives,

Greenberg Traurig LLP, BlueTech Valley,

Buchalter, Moss Adams, PowerSoft.biz

College of Engineering & Computer Science

at Sacramento State

Follow us on Social Media to keep upto date!


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